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Tales from "Blackwood.” Complete in Twelve Volumes,
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CONTENTS. VOL. I. The Glenmutchkin Railway.-Vanderdecken's Message Home. - The Floating Beacon.
-Colonna the Painter.-Napoleon. -A Legend of Gibraltar.—The Iron Shroud. VOL. II. Lazaro's Legacy.-A Story without a Tail.–Faustus and Queen Elizabeth.-How I
became a Yeoman.-Devereux Hall. --The Metempsychosis --College Theatricals. Vol. III. A Reading Party in the Long Vacation. - Father Tom and the Pope. - La Petite
Madelaine. — Bob Burke's Duel with Ensign Brady. - The Headsman: A Tale of Doom.
The Wearyful Woman.
Chronicle of Niesenstein.-The Old Gentleman's Teetotum. --“Woe to us when we lose the
Magic Lay of the One-Horse Chay.
Lament.--The Village Doctor.-A Singular Letter from Southern Africa. VOL. VI. My Friend the Dutchman.- My College Friends-No II. : Horace Leicester.— The
Emerald Studs. -My College Friends-No. III. : Mr W. Wellington Hurst.-Christine: A
Dutch Story. The Man in the Bell. VOL. VII. My English Acquaintance. – The Murderer's Last Night.--Narration of Certain
Uncommon Things that did formerly happen to Me, Herbert Willis, B.D.-The Wags. - The
Wet Wooing : A Narrative of '98.—Ben-na-Groich. VOL. VIII. The Surveyor's Tale. By Professor Aytoun.—The Forrest-Race Romance.- Di
Vasari: A Tale of Florence.-Sigismund Fatello.—The Boxes. VOL. IX. Rosaura: A Tale of Madrid. --Adventure in the North-West Territory.-Harry Bol
ton's Curacy.-The Florida Pirate.—The Pandour and his Princess. - The Beauty Draught. Vol. X. Antonio di Carara.—The Fatal Repast. The Vision of Cagliostro — The First and Last
Kiss.—The Smuggler's Leap.-The Haunted and the Haunters. - The Duellists. VOL. XI. The Natolian Story-Teller.—The First and Last Crime.-John Rintoul.—Major Moss.
-The Premier and his Wife. VOL. XII. Tickler among the Thieves !—The Bridegroom of Barna. — The Involuntary Experi
mentalist--Lebrun's Lawsuit.--The Snowing-up of Strath Lugas.-A Few Words on Social Philosophy.
Jessie Cameron : A Highland Story. By the Lady Rachel
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