Office at Washington. To the eclectic collection of rules derived from these authorities some original ones have been added to meet special requirements of the General Assembly Library, and it is believed that the resultant work will be found in most respects satisfactory. For authors' names the British Museum catalogue, Allibone's "Critical dictionary of English literature," with Kirk's supplement, the " Dictionary of national biography," the peerages by Burke and Debrett, Halkett and Laing's "Dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain," Cushing's "Initials and pseudonyms" and his "Anonyms," as well as numerous lesser works, have been in constant use. But when the editor has been able to correct, supplement, or modernise the information conveyed or the methods adopted by any of these authorities, he has not hesitated to exercise an independent judgment or to give the results of his own original research.

In a work of such magnitude, abounding in every kind of literary and typographical detail, and requiring for its proper execution the most minute and painstaking research into matters connected with every branch of knowledge, it is inevitable that oversights, both typographical and editorial, will occur; but the editor has exercised unremitting vigilance in the attempt to discover and correct them before final printing, and believes he has in most cases succeeded. In this connexion he desires to draw attention to the table of addenda and corrigenda in the second volume. Scholars will doubtless observe some blemishes in transliterated oriental names, in Polish, Portuguese, and Hungarian words, and in medieval Latin titles in which abbreviations occur and should be faithfully copied; but these defects may fairly be deemed excusable if regard be had to the difficulty of procuring type with the necessary diacritical marks, accents, and abbreviating signs.

The editor desires to express his sense of the accuracy of the work done by Mr. Basil Stocker, M.A., and Mr. E. Samuel; and he has pleasure in acknowledging the aid he has received from his assistant, Mr. C. H. Streeton, M.A., whose classical scholarship has enabled him to render invaluable service. The editor's best thanks are also due to his own mother for assistance gratuitously rendered in the reading of the proofs of a portion of the first volume.

The Hebrew and smaller Greek type used in the catalogue was kindly lent by Mr. R. Coupland Harding, of Wellington.

26th July, 1897.






****, L'abbé." See Mouls (J.-F.-Xavier).

"A. (F.)." The Queen and the royal family: anecdotes and narratives based on contemporary records. 18 cm. L. [1882.]

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A. (M.)." Co-operation in land tillage. 20 cm. L. [1881.] "A. (O.P.)," ed. Pastor fido. (G. B. Guarini.) 1736.

"A. (S.)." [i.e., Sister Aubert]. See Aubert (Marie Joseph).
Ab Ithel [bardic_name]. See Williams (John), Rector of

Abaelardus (Petrus). See Abailard (Pierre).
Abailard (Pierre) and Heloise. Lettres complètes d'Abélard
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An appendix contains-"Imitations en vers qui ont été
faites de ces lettres au XVIIIe siècle, par Beauchamp, Colar-
deau, Dorat, Mercier, Feutry, Saurin

Abaris the Hyperborean [Works about]. Toland (J.). History of Abaris the Hyperborian [sic], priest of the sun.


In his Critical history of the Celtic religion and learning. 1813.

Abbe***" See Mouls (J.-F.-Xavier).

Abbe (Cleveland), tr. Portable transit instrument in the verti-
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Abbesse de Jouarre [drame]. (J.-E.-Renan.) 1887.
Abbey (Edwin Austin) and Alfred Parsons.
31 cm. L. 1889.

Abbeys. See, also, Cathedrals-Monasteries ;—

Abbot (Charles), 2nd Baron Colchester, ed. Diary and correspondence. (Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester.) 1861. Abbot (George), Archbishop of Canterbury. [Narrative of the circumstances of his sequestration from all his ecclesiastical offices in 1627.]

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Abbot (Reginald Charles Edward), 3rd Baron Colchester, ed.
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St. Clair (J.). Memoirs of the insurrection in Scotland in
1715. 1858.
Abbott (Augustus), C.B., Maj. Gen. Afghan war, 1838-1842;
from the journal and correspondence of . . . A. A., by
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Abbott (Charles), 1st Baron Tenterden. Treatise of the law
relative to merchant ships and seamen . . by Charles,
Lord Tenterden. Ed. 11, by [Sir] William Shee. 25 cm.
L. 1867.

Abbott (Charles Conrad). Primitive industry; or, Illustrations
of the handiwork, in stone, bone, and clay, of the native
races of the northern Atlantic seaboard of America.
Illus. 24 cm. Salem, Mass. 1881.

Old songs. Abbott (Edwin), Headmaster of the Philological School. Concordance to the works of Alexander Pope . . . 24 cm. L. 1875.

also, the names of particular abbeys, as;-Abingdon
hill-Gloucester - Hyde- Malmesbury - Meaux
Ramsey St. Alban's St. Edmund's - St.
Mary's, Dublin-Westminster.

Luard (H. R.), ed. Annales monastici. (Chr. and mem.
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Abbo of Fleury. Passio Sancti Eadmundi.

In Memorials of St. Edmund's Abbey. (T. Arnold.) 1890. Abbot (Charles), 1st Baron Colchester. Diary and correspondence of C. A., Lord C., Speaker of the House of Commons, 1802-1817. Edited by his son Charles . . . 3v. Portrait. 22 cm. L. 1861.

Abbott (Edwin Abbott), D.D., Headmaster of the City of London
School. Flatland: a romance of many dimensions; with
illustrations by the author, A. Square [i.e., E. A. A.].
Ed. 2. 21 cm. L. 1884.

An essay in transcendental geometry.

Philomythus; . . a discussion of Cardinal Newman's
essay on ecclesiastical miracles. Ed. 2.
20 cm. L.

Shakespearian grammar. .. New ed. 17 cm. L. 1883.
ed. Bacon's essays (Sir F. Bacon). 1876.

Abbott (Evelyn), LL.D. Hellenica: a collection of essays on
Greek poetry, philosophy, history, and religion.
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L. 1880.

Contributors: Ernest Myers-Evelyn Abbott-R. L. Nettleship-A. C. Bradley-W. L. Courtney-R. C. Jebb-H. G. Dakyns -J. L. Strachan-Ďavidson-F. W. H. Myers.

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Results of twenty-five years' meteorological observations for Hobart Town; together with a two years' register of the principal atmospheric meteors and aurora australis. To which is added a meteorological summary for Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, &c. (Tasmania. Meteorological observatory.) 31 cm. Hobart Town. 1866. Abbott (Franklin P ) tr. Annouchka (J. S. Turgenev'). 1884. Abbott (James), Capt., Bengal Artillery. Narrative of a journey from Heraut to Khiva, Moscow, and St. Petersburgh, during the late Russian invasion of Khiva. With some account of the court of Khiva and the kingdom of Khaurism. 2 v. Map. 22 cm. L. 1843. [The same.] Ed. 3. Map. 22 cm. L. 1884. Abbott (Rev. John Stevens Cabot). History of Napoleon Bonaparte. 2 v. Portraits, maps, and illus. 25 cm. N.Y. [1883.]

This author's name is given as in the Brit. Mus. Cat. Allibone gives his second Christian name as Stephens, and the Boston Athenæum catalogue as Sebastian.

ed. Philip Musgrave. (P. Musgrave.) 1846. Abbott (Thomas Kingsmill), Prof. at Dublin, tr. and ed. Critique of practical reason and other works on the theory

of ethics. (I. Kant.) 1883.

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‘Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-Qadir, Munshi. Translations from the Hakayit Abdulla, Bin Abdulkadar, Múnshi. With comments by J. T. Thomson. Autograph. 21 cm. L. 1874.

'Abd al-Qadir ibn Muhyi al-Din. Commentaries. See

Daumas (M. J. E.). Horses of the Sahara. 1863. 'Abd al-Rahman ibn Ahmad (Núr al-Din Abú Muhammad), called al-Jámí. Salámán and Ábsál of Jámí; rendered into English verse. See Umar Khayyam., Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám and the Salámán and Ábsál of Jámí, rendered into English verse [by Edward Fitzgerald]. 1879.

Yusuf and Zulaikhá: a poem by Jami. Ralph T. H. Griffith, tr. (Truebner's Oriental series.) 21 cm. L. 1882. 'Abd al-Razzaq ibn Is'haq (Kamál al-Din) al-Samarqandi. Narrative of the voyage of Abd-er-Razzak, ambassador from Shah Rukh, A.D. 1442. Translated from the Persian into French by M. Quatremère. Rendered into English, with notes, by R. H. Major.

In India in the fifteenth century. (R. H. Major.) 1857.
See Abd al-Qadir ibn

Abd-el-Kader, Amir of Mascara.

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Muhyi al-Din.

Abdy (John Thomas), County Court Judge, tr.

A Becket (Thomas). See Thomas Becket.



A'Beckett (Arthur William). Member for Wrottenborough; passages from his life in Parliament. Edited by his Alter Ego, A. A'B. 19 cm. L. [1892.]

Abel (Carl). Linguistic essays.

22 cm. L. 1882.

(Truebner's Oriental series.)

Abel (Sir Frederick Augustus). Electricity applied to explosive purposes [a lecture].

In Practical applications of electricity. (J. Forrest.) 1884. Abelard (Pierre). See Abailard (Pierre).

Abeokuta. Burton (Sir R. F.). Abeokuta and the Camaroons. 1863.

Abercrombie (John), M.D. Inquiries concerning the intellectual powers and the investigation of truth. Ed. 11. 21 cm. L. 1841.

Abercromby (James), 1st Baron Dunfermline. LieutenantGeneral Sir Ralph Abercromby, K.B., 1793-1801. A memoir by his son James, Lord D. [Ralph Abercromby, 2nd Baron D., ed.] 23 cm. E. 1861.

Abercromby (Hon. John). Trip through the eastern Caucasus, with a chapter on the languages of the country. Maps and illus. 22 cm. L. 1889.

Abercromby Lieutenant-General

Abercromby (Sir Ralph) [Works about]. (James), 1st Baron Dunfermline. Sir Ralph Abercromby. 1861.

Abercromby (Hon. Ralph), Lieut., 60th Rifles.

Seas and skies

in many latitudes . . . Maps and illus. 22 cm. L. 1888. Weather . . . (Inter. sci. ser., vol. 59.) Illus. 20 cm. L. 1887.

Abercromby (Ralph), 2nd Baron Dunfermline, ed. LieutenantGeneral Sir Ralph Abercromby. (James Abercromby, 1st Baron Dunfermline.) 1861.

Aberdare, 1st Baron. See Bruce (Henry Austin).
Aberdeen, 4th Earl. See Hamilton-Gordon (George).
Aberigh-Mackay (James), D.D. From London to Lucknow

with memoranda of mutinies, marches, flights, fights, and
conversations. To which is added, An opium-smuggler's
explanation of the Peiho massacre. By a chaplain in
H.M. Indian service [i.e., J. A.-M.]. 2 v. Map. 20 cm.
L. 1860.

Abernethy (Alonzo). School-laws of Iowa, from the code of Abernethy (John) [Works about]. Macilwain (G.). Memoirs

1873 ... 23 cm. Des Moines. 1874.

of J. A. 1856.

Abhinishkramanasútra. See Beal (Samuel). Romantic legend of Sakya Buddha. 1875.

Abinger, 1st Lord. See Scarlett (James).
Abingdon. Stevenson (Rev. I.), ed. Chronicon monasterii de
Abingdon. 1858.
Ablett (William H ). English trees and tree-planting.
23 cm. L. 1880.
Market-garden husbandry

(Farming for pleasure and profit: 8th section.) 20 cm. L. 1881. [The same; another copy, without the half-title.] Bound with vol. 2 of Tramways. (D. K. Clark.) 1882. ed. Farming for pleasure and profit [series], q.v. Abney (William de Wivesleslie), F.R.S. Photographic printing processes.

In Handbook to the special loan collection (South Kensington Museum). 1876.

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Kent's Com

mentary on international law. (J. Kent.) 1866. ed. Commentaries of Gaius, and rules of Ulpian. 1876.

Ed. 11. 19 cm. P. 1875.

Handbook of social economy

Germaine [roman].

With a biographical

and critical introduction by W. F. Rae. Ed. 2, revised.

20 cm. L. 1885.


About (Edmond-François-Valentin)-contd.

Question romaine . . . Ed. 5. 23 cm. Bruxelles. 1860. -] Roman question. H. C. Coape, tr. 20 cm. L. 1859. See, also, Petrucelli della Gattina (F.). Préliminaires de la Question romaine de M. Ed. About. 1860. Abraham (Augustus B ). Satisfactory settlement of the colonial waste land question in 1855.

In Discussions on colonial questions. (J. E. Jenkins.) 1872. Abraham (Phineas S ), M.D., ed. Journal of the Leprosy Investigation Committee. (National leprosy fund.)


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Dictionnaire de l'A. f. Ed. 6. [Avec une préface par A. F.
Villemain.] 2 v. 28 cm. P. [1835.]
Complément du dictionnaire de l'A. f., publié sous la
[Avec une préface

direction d'un membre de l'A. f.

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This supplement contains technical terms used in literature,

science, the fine and mechanical arts, professions, etc.

Works about the Academy.

Daudet (A.). One of the Forty [a satire]. 1888.
Renan (J.-Ernest). Discours de réception. 1879.

Academy: a weekly review of literature, science, and art.
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1882, 1885-95.

Ruskin (John). Notes on pictures exhibited at the Royal
Academy, etc. 1855-1859.

Acadia. See Nova Scotia.

Acalephæ. See Scyphomedusæ.

Accadian language. See Babylonia.

Accipitres. Sharpe (R. B.). Catalogue of the accipitres or diurnal birds of prey in the Brit. Mus. (British Museum. Zoology. Catalogue of birds, vol. 1.) 1874.

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Single leaf, mutilated. Bound with Arraignment, trials, Account of what passed at the execution of Sir Will. Parkyns and Sir John Friend, at Tyburn, on Friday, April 3rd, 1696. L. 1696.

Single leaf. Bound with Arraignment, trials, etc.

Achilleis [an epic poem], bks. 1, 2. (P. P. Statius.) 1854.
Achilles in Scyros [a drama]. (R. S. Bridges.) 1890.
Achilles Tatius, the Rhetorician. 'Axiléws Tariov 'Aλegav-
δρέως τῶν κατὰ Λευκιππὴν καὶ Κλειτοφῶντα λόγοι ὀκτώ.

In Erotici scriptores Graeci. (R. Hercher.) 1855.
Clitopho and Leucippe.

In Greek romances. (Rev. R. Smith.) 1855.

Achilli (Giacinto), D.D. Dealings with the Inquisition .

20 cm.

L. 1851.

Acland (Arthur Herbert Dyke) and Benjamin Jones. Working-men co-operators: what they have done and what they are doing . . . Map. 18 cm. L. 1884.

and Cyril Ransome. Handbook in outline of the political history of England to 1887, chronologically arranged. Ed. 3, revised. 19 cm. L. 1888.

and Herbert Llewellyn Smith. Studies in secondary education. (National association for the promotion of technical and secondary education.) 20 cm. L. 1892.

Containing reports on the history and present condition of secondary schools in various districts of England and Wales. Contributors: A. H. D. Acland-G. R. Benson-J. BryceC. E. Collet-H. Hobhouse-A. P. Laurie-H. L. Smith.

Acland (Rev. Charles ?). Popular account of the manners and customs of India. By the Rev. T. [sic] Acland. (Murray's Colonial and home library, vol. 25.) 18 cm. L.


The author's forename is given as Charles in the Brit. Mus. Cat.

Acland (Charles ?] Thomas?] Dyke). County boards.

In Local government and taxation. (J. W. Probyn.) 1882. Acland (Rev. T.). See Acland (Rev. Charles). Acland-Troyte (John Edward), Lieut. Through the ranks to


a commission. 19 cm. L. 1881.

An account of 16 months' service in a line regiment in time of peace.

Acosta (Joseph), Jesuit. Natural and moral history of the Indies, by Father J. de A., reprinted from the English translated edition of Edward Grimston, 1604, and edited, with notes and an introduction, by Clements R. Markham. (Hakluyt society, nos. 60, 61.) 2 v. 22 cm. L. 1880. Acoustics. Aristoteles. [De audibilibus.] Ἐκ τοῦ περὶ ἀκουστῶν. 1881.


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Acraspeda. See Scyphomedusæ.

Acrididae. Thomas (C.). Acrididae of North America. 1873.

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