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BIBLIOGRAPHER'S MANUAL

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ENGLISH LITERATURE

COXTAIXING

AN ACCOUNT OP RARE, CURIOUS, AND USEFUL BOOKS, PUBLISHED IN OR RELA.
TING TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, FROM THE INVENTION OF PRINTING ;
WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL NOTICES, COLLATIONS OF THE RARER

ARTICLES, AND THE PRICES AT WHICH THEY HAVE BEEN SOLD.

BY

WILLIAM THOMAS LOWNDES.

NEW EDITION, REVISED, CORRECTED AND ENLARGED; WITH AN APPENDIX

RELATING TO THE BOOKS OF LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES.

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Η ΣΟΦΙΑΣ ΠΗΓΗ ΔΙΑ ΒΙΒΛΙΩΝ PEED

LONDON :
HENRY G. BOHN YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

1864.

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NOTICE TO THE FOURTH PART.

So much has been done to the present Part, that to enumerate all the articles revised would almost amount to reprinting the whole of the titles..

The curious enquirer may refer to Galleries, Gibbon, Gilpin, Goethe, Goldsmith, Gould, Gray, Greene, Gregson, Haliburton, Hall, Halle, Hallam, Hamilton, Hearne, Herbert, Herodotus, Heywood, Hoare, Hobbes, Hogarth, Holinshed, Holland's Basiliologia, Homer, Hone, Hood. Hook, Horæ, Horace, Hume, Hunt, Hunter, and Hutton.

Full half the work is now completed, and the most difficult part of the task overcome; it is therefore hoped that the remainder will proceed with less delay than heretofore. But there is no intention of letting speed take the place of care, and Subscribers are requested, under any circumstances, to await the completion with reasonable patience.

The book does not pay at its present price, the Publisher therefore reserves to himself the right of advancing it to NonSubscribers immediately after publication of the concluding Part.

HENRY G. BOHN.

Ink Street, Covent Garden,

April 25, 1859.

NOTICE TO THE FIFTH PART.

On the publication of the Fourth Part of this work, it seemed to me that I had surmounted the most difficult half of my under. taking, and that the remainder would proceed with increased speed. But I was mistaken, and have found the present Part the most difficult and troublesome of any, and accordingly it has been the longest in hand. My predecessor evidently slackened as he advanced, while I feel impelled by the love of my subject nto an opposite course ; and being by circumstances thrown more than ever on my own resources, my labours increase instead of diminish. Bibliographers will see that the present Part has received an unusual amount of attention ; indeed, almost every principal article has been revised or enlarged. It may suffice here to mention a few; IRELAND, IRVING (Washington), JAMES (G. P. R.), Jests, JOHNSON (Dr. S.), JUNIUS, KLOPSTOCK, KNIGHT (Charles), KOLMANN (my first master), KOTZEBUB, LAVABTINB, LANDOB; LABDNEB (Dr.), LAMB (Charles), LANDON (L. E. L.), LEWIS, LINDLEY, LINNÆUS, LODGE, LONDON, LouDos, LUTHER, LYSONs. Several of these, and especially JESTS, Juxits, and LONDON, have been so extensively elaborated, that they may fairly be called Monographs.

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