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HISTORY OF EUROPE,

From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Battle or
Waterloo. BY SIR ARCHIBALD ALISON, Bart., D.C.L.
A NEW LIBRARY EDITION (being the Tenth), in 14 vols. demy 8vo, with

Portraits, and a copious Index, £10, 10s.
ANOTHER EDITION, in crown 8vo, 20 vols., £6.
A PEOPLE'S EDITION, 12 vols., closely printed in double columns, £2, 88.,

and Index Volume, 3s. “An extraordinary work, which has earned for itself a lasting place in the literature of the country, and within a few years found innumerable readers in every part of the globe. There is no book extant that treats so well of the period to the illustration of which Mr Alison's labours have been devoted. It exhibits great knowledge, patient research, indefatigable industry, and vast power."-Times, Sept. 7, 1850. CONTINUATION OF ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE,

From the Fall of Napoleon to the Accession of Louis Napoleon. By SIK ARCHIBALD ALISON, Bart., D.C.L. In 9 vols., £6, 78. 6d. Uniform with the Library Edition of the previous work.

A PEOPLE'S EDITION, in 8 vols., closely printed in double columns, £1, 14s.

EPITOME OF ALISONS HISTORY OF EUROPE.

For the Use of Schools and Young Persons. Fifteenth Edition, 78. 6d., bound. ATLAS TO ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE:

Containing 109 Maps and Plans of Countries, Battles, Sieges, and Sea-Fights. Constructed by A. KEITH JOHNSTON, F.R.S. E. With Vocabulary of Military and Marine Terms. Demy 4to. Library Edition, £3, 38.; People's Edition,

crown 4to, £1, lls. 6d. LIVES OF LORD CASTLEREAGH AND SIR CHARLES

STEWART, Second and Third Marquesses of Londonderry. From the Original Papers of the Family, and other sources. By SIR ARCHIBALD ALISON, Bart., D.C.L. In 3 vols. 8vo, £2, 5s.

ANNALS OF THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGNS.

By CAPT. THOMAS HAMILTON. A New Edition. Edited by F. HARD

MAN, Esq. 8vo, 16s.; and Atlas of Maps to illustrate the Campaigns, 128. A VISIT TO FLANDERS AND THE FIELD OF WATERLOO.

By JAMES SIMPSON, Advocate. A Revised Edition. With Two Coloured

Plans of the Battle. Crown 8vo, 58.
WELLINGTON'S CAREER:

A Military and Political Summary. By LIEUT.-COL. E. BRUCE HAMLEY,
Professor of Military History and Art at the Staff College. Crown 8vo, 2s.

THE STORY OF THE CAMPAIGN OF SEBASTOPOL.

Written in the Camp. By LIEUT.-COL E BRUCE HAMLEY. With Illas

trations drawn in Camp by the Author. 8vo, 21s. "We strongly recommend this story of the Campaign to all who would gain a just comprehension of this treibenduas struggle of this we are perfectly sure, it is a book unlikely to be ever supersedes Its truth is of that simple and startling character which is sure of an immortal existence: nor is it payias the gallant author too high a completnent to class this masterpiece of military history with the m ost pre cious of those classic records which have been bequeathed to us by the great writers of antiquicy w took part in the wars they have described."-The Prear.

THE INVASION OF THE CRIMEA:

Its Origin, and Account of its Progress down to the Death of Lord Raglan.
By ALEXANDER WILLIAM KINGLAKE, M.P. Vols. I. and II., bringing
the Events down to the Close of the Battle of the Alma. Fourth Edition
Price 82s. To be completed in 4 vols. 8vo.

TEN YEARS OF IMPERIALISM IN FRANCE.

Impressions of a “Flâneur." Second Edition. In 8vo, price 9s. “There has not been published for many a day a more remarkable book on France than this, which professes to be the impressions of a Flaneur ... It has all the liveliness and sparkle of a work written only for amusement: it has all the solidity and weight of a State paper; and we expect for it not a little political influence as a fair, full, and masterly statement of the Imperial policy-the first and only good account that has been given to Europe of the Napoleonic system now in force." -Timea.

FLEETS AND NAVIES.

By CAPTAIN CHARLES HAMLEY, P.M. Originally published in 'Black.

wood's Magazine.' Crown 8vo, 6s. HISTORY OF GREECE UNDER FOREIGN DOMINATION.

By GEORGE FINLAY, LL.D., Athens-viz. :
GREECE UNDER THE ROMANS. B.C. 146 to A.D. 717. A Historical View of

the Condition of the Greek Nation from its Conquest by the Romans until

the Extinction of the Roman Power in the East. Second Edition, 16s. HISTORY OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE, A.D. 716 to 1204 ; and of the Greek Empire of Nicæa and Constantinople, A.D. 1204 to 1453. 2 vols.,

£1, 78. 6d. MEDIEVAL GREECE AND TREBIZOND. The History of Greece, from its Con

quest by the Crusaders to its Conquest by the Turks, A.D. 1204 to 1566 :

and the History of the Empire of Trebizond, A.D. 1204 to 1461. 128. GREECE UNDER OTHOMAN AND VENETIAN DOMINATION. A.D. 1453 to

1821. 10s. 6d.

HISTORY OF THE GREEK REVOLUTION. 2 vols. 8vo, £1, 4s. "His book is worthy to take its place among the remarkable works on Greek history, which form one of the chief glories of English scholarship. The history of Greece is but half told without it."London Guardian.

THE NATIONAL CHARACTER OF THE ATHENIANS.

By JOHN BROWN PATTERSON. Edited from the Author's revision, by
PROFESSOR PILLANS, of the University of Edinburgh. With a Sketch of

his Life. Crown 8vo, 4s. 6d.
| STUDIES IN ROMAN LAW.

With Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England, and Scotland. By
LORD MACKENZIE, one of the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland.

8vo, 12s. Second Edition. “We know not in the English language where else to look for a history of the Roman law so clear, and, at the same time, so short..... More improving reading, both for the general student and for the lawyer, we cannot well imagine; and there are few, even among learned professional men, who will not gather some novel information from Lord Mackenzie's simple pages." -London Review.

THE EIGHTEEN CHRISTIAN CENTURIES.

By the Rev. JAMES WHITE. Fourth Edition, with an Analytical Table of
Contents, and a Copious Index. Post 8vo, 78. 6d.

THE MONKS OF THE WEST,

From St Benedict to St Bernard. By the COUNT DE MONTALEMBERT.
Authorised Translation. 2 vols. 8vo, 21s.

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TISTORY OF FRANCE,

From the Earliest Period to the Year 1848. By the Rev. JAMES WHITE,
Author of The Eighteen Christian Centuries.' Second Edition. Post

8vo, Is.
“An excellent and comprehensive compendium of French history, quite above the standard of a
school-book, and particularly well adapted for the libraries of literary institutions." -National Review.

LEADERS OF THE REFORMATION:

LUTHER, CALVIN, LATIMER, and Knox. By the Rev. JOHN TULLOCH,
D.D., Principal, and Primarius Professor of Theology, St Mary's College,
St Andrews. Second Edition, crown 8vo, 6s. 6d.

ENGLISH PURITANISM AND ITS LEADERS:

CROMWELL, MILTON, BAXTER, and BUNYAN. By the Rev. JOHN TULLOCH,
D.D. Uniform with the Leaders of the Reformation.' 7s. 6d.

HISTORY OF THE FRENCH PROTESTANT REFUGEES.

By CHARLES WEISS, Professor of History at the Lycée Buonaparte.
Translated by F. HARDMAN, Esq. 8vo, 14s.

HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND,

From the Reformation to the Revolution Settlement. By the Very Rev. JOHN LEE, D.D., LL.D., Principal of the University of Edinburgh, Edited by the Rev. WILLIAM LEE. 2 vols. 8vo, 21s.

HISTORY OF SCOTLAND FROM THE REVOLUTION

To the Extinction of the last Jacobite Insurrection, 1689-1748. By JOHN
HILL BURTON, Esq., Advocate. 2 vols. 8vo, reduced to 15s.

LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF SCOTLAND,

And English Princesses connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain.
By AGNES STRICKLAND. With Portraits and Historical Vignettes. Post

8vo, £4, 4s.
“Every step in Scotland is historical : the shades of the dead arise on every side; the very rocks
breathe. Miss Strickland's talents as a writer, and turn of mind as an individual, in a peculiar manner
fit her for painting a historical gallery of the most illustrious or dignified female characters in that land
of chivalry and song."-Blackwood's Magazine.

MEMORIALS OF THE CASTLE OF EDINBURGH.

By JAMES GRANT, Esq. A New Edition. In crown 8vo, with 12
Engravings, 3s. 6d.

MEMOIRS OF SIR WILLIAM KIRKALDY OF GRANGE,

Governor of the Castle of Edinburgh for Mary Queen of Scots. By JAMES
GRANT, Esq. Post 8vo, 10s. 6d.

MEMOIRS OF SIR JOHN HEPBURN,

Marshal of France under Louis XIII., &c. By JAMES GRANT, Esq. Post 8vo, 8s.

WORKS OF THE REV. THOMAS M'CRIE, D.D.

A New and Uniform Edition. Edited by Professor M‘CRIE. 4 vols. crown
8vo, 24s. Sold separately-viz. :
LIFE OF John Knox. Containing Illustrations of the History of the

Reformation in Scotland. Crown 8vo, 6s.
LIFE OF ANDREW MELVILLE. Containing Illustrations of the Ecclesiasti-

cal and Literary History of Scotland in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth

Centuries. Crown 8vo, 6s.
HISTORY OF THE PROGRESS AND SUPPRESSION OF THE REFORMATION IN

ITALY IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. Crown 8vo, 4s.
HISTORY OF THE PROGRESS AND SUPPRESSION OF THE REFORMATION IN

SPAIN IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, Crown 8vo, Bs. 60.

THE BOSCOBEL TRACTS;

Relating to the Escape of Charles the Second after the Battle of Worcester, and his subsequent Adventures. Edited by J. HUGHES, Esq., A.M. A New Edition, with additional Notes and Illustrations, including Communications from the Rev. R. H. BARHAM, Author of the 'Ingoldsby Legends. In 8vo,

with Engravings, 168. "The Boscobel Tracts' is a very curious book, and about as good an example of single subject historical collections as may be found." Originally undertaken, or at least completed, at the suggestion of the late Bishop Copplestone, in 1827, it was carried out with a degree of judgment and taste not always found in works of a similar character."-Spectator.

LIFE OF JOHN DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH.

With some Account of his Contemporaries, and of the War of the Succession. By SIR ARCHIBALD ALISON, Bart., D.C.L. Third Edition. 2 vols. 8vo, Portraits and Maps, 30s.

THE NEW 'EXAMEN;'

Or, An Inquiry into the Evidence of certain Passages in Macaulay's History of England' concerning-THE DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH-THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE--THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND-VISCOUNT DUNDEE-WILLIAM PENN.

By JOHN PAGET, Esq., Barrister-at-Law. In crown 8vo, 6s. “We certainly never saw a more damaging exposure, and it is something worth notice that much of it appeared in Blackwood's Magazine' during the lifetime of Lord Macaulay, but he never attempted to make any reply. The charges are so direct, and urged in such unmistakable language, that no writer who valued his character for either accuracy of fact or fairness in comment would let them remain un answered if he had any reason to give."--Gentleman's Magazine.

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE REV. DR CARLYLE,

Minister of Inveresk. Containing Memorials of the Men' and Events of his Time. Edited by JOHN HILL BURTON. In 8vo. Third Edition, with

Portrait, 14s. “This book contains by far the most vivid picture of Scottish life and manners that has been given to the public since the days of Sir Walter Scott. In bestowing upon it this high praise, we make no exception, not even in favour of Lord Cockburn's Memorials'-the book which resembles it most, and which ranks next to it in interest."-Edinburgh Revieno.

MEMOIR OF THE POLITICAL LIFE OF EDMUND BURKE.

With Extracts from his Writings. By the Rev. GEORGE CROLY, D.D. 2 vols, post 8vo, 18s.

CURRAN AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES.

By CHARLES PHILLIPS, Esq., A.B. A New Edition. Crown 8vo, 78. 6d. "Certainly one of the most extraordinary pieces of biography ever produced...... No library should be without it."-Lord Brougham.

“Never, perhaps, was there a more curious collection of portraits crowded before into the same can. vass." -Times.

MEMOIR OF MRS HEMANS.

By her SISTER. With a Portrait. Fcap. 8vo, 58. LIFE OF THE LATE REV. JAMES ROBERTSON, D.D.,

F.R.S.E., Professor of Divinity and Ecclesiastical History in the University of Edinburgh. By the Rev. A. H. CHARTERIS, M.A., Minister of Newabbey. With a Portrait. 8vo, price 10s. 6d.

ESSAYS; HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS.

By SIR ARCHIBALD ALÍSON, Bart. 3 vols. demy 8vo, 45s.

ESSAYS IN HISTORY AND ART.
By R. H. PATTERSON. Viz. :

COLOUR IN NATURE AND ART-REAL AND IDEAL BEAUTY-SCULPTURE-
ETHNOLOGY OF EUROPE-UTOPIAS-OUR INDIAN EMPIRE-THE NATIONAL
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AND LIBERTY-YOUTH AND SUMMER-RECORDS OF THE PAST: NINEVEH AND
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MEMORIAM. In 1 vol. 8vo, 12s.

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS.

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the P VORMAN SINCLAIR. PETES - By W. E. AYTOUN, D.C.L., Author of 'Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers,' Mladine &c. &c. In 3 vols. post 8vo, 31s. 6d. dsby Le THE OLD BACHELOR IN THE OLD SCOTTISH VILLAGE.

By THOMAS AIRD. Fcap. 8vo, 4s. izend et SIR EDWARD BULWER LYTTON'S NOVELS.

Library Edition. Printed from a large and readable type. In Volumes of a

convenient and handsome form. 8vo, 5s. each-viz.: r of the

THE CAXTON NOVELS, 10 Volumes :
ition:
The Caxton Family. 2 vols.

What will he do with it?
My Novel. 4 vols.

4 vols.
HISTORICAL ROMANCES, 11 Volumes :
Devereux. 2 vols.

The Siege of Grenada. 1 vol.
The Last Days of Pompeii. 2 vols. The Last of the Barons. 2 vols.
Rienzi. 2 vols.

Harold. 2 vols.
ROMANCES, 5 Volumes :
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Eugene Aram. 2 vols.
I vol.

Zanoni. 2 vols.
NOVELS OF LIFE AND MANNERS, 15 Volumes :
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Ernest Maltravers - Se.
The Disowned. 2 vols.

cond Part (i.e. Alice.)
Paul Clifford. 2 vols.

2 vols.
Godolphin 1 vol.

Night and Morning.
Ernest Maltravers-First Part.

2 vols.
2 vols.

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JESSIE CAMERON: A HIGHLAND STORY.

By the LADY RACHEL BUTLER. Second Edition. Small Svo, with a

Frontispiece, 2s. 6d.
SOME PASSAGES IN THE LIFE OF ADAM BLAIR,

And History of Matthew Wald. By the Author of “Valerius.' Fcap. 8vo,

4s. cloth.
CAPTAIN CLUTTERBUCK'S CHAMPAGNE:

A West Indian Reminiscence. Post svo, 12s.
SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE.

The Sad Fortunes of Amos Barton-Mr Gilfil's Love-Story-Janet's Repent

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ADAM BEDE.

By GEORGE ELIOT. 2 vols. fcap. 8vo, 12s.
THE MILL ON THE FLOSS.

By GEORGE ELIOT. 2 vols. fcap. 8vo, 12s.
SILAS MARNER: THE WEAVER OF RA VELOE.

By GEORGE ELIOT. Fcap. 8vo, 6s.
THE NOVELS OF GEORGE ELIOT.
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