The Days of My Life: An Autobiography, Band 1

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Hurst and Blackett, 1857
 

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Seite 2 - Buckingham, who thus, out of bis f ami if archives, places within our reach authentic and exceedingly minute pictures of the governors of England, we owe grateful acknowledgements. His papers abound in fresh lights on old topics, and in new illustrations and anecdotes. The intrinsic value of the letters is enhanced by the judicious setting of the explanatory comment that accompanies them, which is put together with much care and honesty.
Seite 12 - NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD, Comprising A WINTER PASSAGE ACROSS THE ANDES TO CHILI, WITH A VISIT TO THE GOLD REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA AND AUSTRALIA, THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS, JAVA, &c.
Seite 20 - THE ROMANCE OF THE FORUM; OR, NARRATIVES, SCENES, AND ANECDOTES FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE. SECOND SERIES. BY PETER BURKE, Esa., of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. PRINCIPAL CONTENTS :— Lord Crichton's Revenge— The Great Douglas Cause — Lord and Lady Kinnaird — Marie Delorme and Her Husband — The Spectral Treasure — Murders in Inns of Court — Matthieson the Forger — Trials that...
Seite 7 - THE LIFE OF MARIE DE MEDICIS, QUEEN OF FRANCE, CONSORT OF HENRY IV., AND REGENT UNDER LOUIS XIII. BY MISS PARDOE, Author of "Louis XIV. and the Court of France, in the 17th Century,
Seite 22 - This is a very good and a very interesting work. It is designed to trace the career from boyhood to age of a perfect man— aChristian gentleman, and it abounds in incident both well and highly wrought. Throughout it is conceived in a high spirit, and written with great ability. This cheap and handsome new edition is worthy to pass freely from hand to hand as a gift book in many households."— Examiner.
Seite 14 - A TOUR OF INQUIRY THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY, Illustrating their PRESENT SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND RELIGIOUS CONDITION. By EDMUND SPENCER, Esa., Author of " Travels in European Turkey," " Circassia," &c. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. " Mr. Spencer has travelled through France and Italy, with the eyes and feelings of a Protestant philosopher. His volumes contain much valuable matter, many judicious remarks, and a great deal of useful information."— Morning Chronicle.
Seite 13 - Ngumi was reached by a route that had been deemed impracticable, but which proves to be the shortest and the best. The work contains much scientific and accurate information...
Seite 15 - This Is an unadorned account of the actual condition in which these colonies are found, by a professional surveyor and mineralogist, who goes over the ground with a careful glance and a remarkable aptitude for seizing on the practical portions of the subject. On the climate, the vegetation, and the agricultural resources of the country, he is copious in the extreme, and to the intending emigrant an invaluable instructor. As may be expected from m scientific hand, the subject of gold digging undergoes...
Seite 18 - SLICK." 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. " We conceive this work to be by far the most valuable and important Judge Halibnrton has ever written. While teeming with interest, moral and historical, to the general reader, it equally constitutes a philosophical study for the politician and statesman. It will be found to let in a flood...

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