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READERS AND STUDENTS,

INTENDED AS A HELP TO INDIVIDUALS, ASSOCIATIONS, SCHOOL-
DISTRICTS, AND SEMINARIES OP LEARNING, IN THE
SELECTION OF WORKS FOR READING, INVES-
TIGATION, OR PROFESSIONAL STUDY. ;-

B Y Kf? OTTER, D.D.

IN THREE PARTS.

kl He that will inquire out the beat books in every science, and inform
himself of the most material authors of the several sects of philosophy and
religion, will not find it ari infinite work to acquaint himself with the sen-
timents of mankind concerning the most weighty and comprehensive sub-
jects.'"—Locke.

"Under our present enormous accumulation of books, I do affirm that a
most miserable distraction of choice must be very generally incident to the
times; that the symptoms of it are in fact very prevalent, and that one of
the chief symptoms is an enormous ' gluttonism' for books."—De Quince Y

FOURTH EDITION.

NEW-YORK:
Harper & Brothers, 82cliff-st.

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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1843, by

Harper & Brothers, to the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New-York. CONTENTS.

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