Standard Books: An Annotated and Classified Guide to the Best Books in All Departments of Literature, with a Copious Index of Subjects and Biographical Notes of Authors ...

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Charles Frederick Tweney
T. Nelson and Sons, 1915 - Best books

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Page 534 - The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster...
Page 451 - History of New York, from the beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty.
Page 580 - I. — Twice-told Tales, and the Snow Image. II.— Scarlet Letter, and the House with the Seven Gables. III. — Transformation [The Marble Faun], and Blithedale Romance. IV. — Mosses from an Old Manse. HAZLITT'S Table-talk.
Page 486 - G. SAINTSBURY. FIELDING. By AUSTIN DOBSON. GIBBON. By J. COTTER MORISON. GOLDSMITH. By WILLIAM BLACK. GRAY. By EDMUND GOSSE. HAWTHORNE. By HENRY JAMES. HUME.
Page 334 - Strutt's Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
Page 263 - English. Mechanic. Hall-Marking of Jewellery. THE HALL-MARKING OF JEWELLERY PRACTICALLY CONSIDERED, comprising an account of all the different Assay Towns of the United Kingdom ; with the Stamps at present employed ; also the Laws relating to the Standards and HallMarks at the various Assay Offices ; and a variety of Practical Suggestions concerning the Mixing of Standard Alloys, &c.
Page 564 - Life, Vicar of Wakefield, Essays, and Letters. Vol. II.— Poems, Plays, Bee, Cock Lane Ghost. Vol. III.— The Citizen of the World, Polite Learning in Europe. Vol. IV. — Biographies, Criticisms, Later Essays. Vol. V. — Prefaces, Natural History, Letters, Goody Two-Shoes, Index. GREENE, MARLOWE, and BEN JONSON (Poems of).
Page 537 - Reproduction of the extremely rare original, in reduced facsimile, by a photographic process — ensuring the strictest accuracy in every detail. Small 8vo, half-Roxburghe, 7s.
Page 537 - MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S Comedies. Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original! Copies.
Page 537 - Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies Histories, and Tragedies Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, Seven Plays, Never before (!) Printed in Folio : Viz.

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