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22 ALLITERATIVE POEM on the Deposition of King

Richard II., with a Glossary.-Ric. Maydistone de Concordia inter. Rich. II. et Civitatem, London, edited by T. WRIGHT, small 4to, cloth, 98

(Camden Society) 23 THE EARLY History of Freemasonry in England, illus

trated by an English Poem of the XIVth Century, with Notes, by J. O. HALLIWELL, post 8vo. SECOND EDITION, with a facsimile of the original MS. in the British Museum, cloth, 2s 6d

“ The interest which the curious poem of which this publication is chiefly composed has excited, is {proved by the fact of its having been translated into German, and of its having reached a second edition, which is not common with such pubiications. Mr. Halliwell has carefully revised the new edition, and increased its utility by the addition

of a complete and correct glossary.”—Literary Gazette. 24 TORRENT OF PORTUGAL, an English Metrical Ro

mance, now first published, from an unique MS. of the XVth century, preserved in the Chetham Library at Manchester, edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, &c. post 8vo. cloth, uniform with Ritson, Weber, and Ellis's publications, 58

“ This is a valuable and interesting addition to our list of early English metrical romances, and an indispensable companion to the collections of Ritson, Weber, and Ellis.”—Literary Gazette.

“ A literary curiosity, and one both welcome and serviceable to the lover of black-letter lore. Though the obsoleteness of the style may occasion sad stumbling to a modern reader, yet the class to which it rightly belongs will value it accordingly; both because it is curious in its details, and possesses philological importance. To the general reader it presents one feature of interest, viz. the reference to Wayland Smith, whom Sir W. Scott has invested with so much interest."

Metropolitan Magazine. 25 THREE Early English Metrical Romances, (the Anturs

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Metrical Romances of Perceval, Isumbras, Eglamour, and
Degrevant, selected from MSS. at Lincoln and Cambridge,

by J. O. HALLIWELL, small 4to. pp. 380, cloth, 10s (ib.) 27 ROMANCE of the Emperor Octavian, now first published

from MSS. at Lincoln and Cambridge, edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, post 8vo. 28 6d

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Poetry, illustrating the Manners and Arts of the XVth Century, edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, post 8vo. only 100 copies printed, cloth, 58

Contents:-Colyn's Blowbol's Testament; the Debate of the Carpenter's Tools; the Merchant and his Son; the Maid and the Magpie; Elegy on Lobe, Henry VIIIth's Fool; Romance of Robert of Sicily, and five other curious pieces of the same kind.


29 ROMANCE of Syr Tryamoure, from a MS. at Cambridge, edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, post 8vo. 28 6d

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from Oral Tradition, edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, the 4th edition, enlarged, with 38 Designs by W. B. Scott, Director of the School of Design, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 12mo, in very rich illuminated cloth, gilt leaves, 4s 6d

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The public are cautioned against other works with imitative titles, which have been published since the second edition of the above, and which are mostly pirated from it. Mr. Halliwell's is the largest collection of these old ditties ever formed, with explanatory notes, &c. &c.

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and Nursery Rhymes, by H. B. KER, 2 vols. 12mo. new, cloth, 4s (pub. at 128)

A work which has met with great abuse among the reviewers, but those who are fond of philological pursuits will read it now it is to be had at so very moderate a price, and it really contains a good deal of gossiping matter. The author's attempt is to explain everything from the Dutch, which he believes was the same language as the AngloSaxon.

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now first printed, and edited by Dr. J. H. TODD, small 4to. pp. 269, cloth, 78 6d

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Servauntes. " The Boke of Mayd Emlyn.”
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46 KIND-HART'S DREAM, containing Five Apparitions,

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Interludes, and other IDLE PASTIMES, 1577, edited by

J. P. COLLIER, 8vo. cloth, 48 6d (Shakespeare Soc.) 51 THE SCHOOL OF ABUSE, containing a pleasant In

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(Percy Soc.) 56 PLEASANT History of the Two Angry Women of Abing

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Shakespeare, now first printed from a MS., edited by the
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(ib.) 59 THE Old Taming of A Shrew, 1594, upon which Shake

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Henry the Sixth, with Introduction and Notes by J. O.
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(ib.) The possessor of this volume will have the two Plays upon which Shakespeare founded his Second and Third Parts of Henry VI., both printed from unique copies in the Bodleian-one a small octavo, jwhich cost at Chalmers's sale, £130.; the other a very thin small quarto, which cost £64. several years ago, and would now probably realize more than

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FIELD, A.D. 1594, edited by J. O. HALLIWELL, post 8vo. 38

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