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the Holy Gospels and the Acts, in English, so printed as to show the Sound of each word, without change of Spelling, with Tables representing English Sounds by each of the Alphabets of nineteen of the Languages of Europe and Asia. By the Rev. Thomas Jarrett, M.A., Regius Professor of Hebrew, and late Professor of Arabic, in the University of Cambridge, 8vo. cloth, new, 7s 6d
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1824 The third volume is wanting to many copies ; complete copies are scarce now. 71 CHAPPELL (W.) Popular Music of the Olden Time; a Collection of ancient
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and probably others, in all 23, from the library of the late John Coles, 24s 79 COWPER'S COMPLETE WORKS, edited by Southey, comprising his Poems, Cor.
respondence, and Translations, with a life of the Author, 15 vols. 12mo. beautifully printed by Whittingham, embellished with numerous exquisite engravings, after the designs of Harvey, (pub. at £3. 158, reduced to £2.5s in cloth) calf gilt, a pretty set, £3.
1835-37 This is the only complete edition of Cowper which has ever been given to the world. The early poems addressed by Cowper to his cousin Theodora Cowper, to whom he was attached, are exclusively copyright, and consequently cannot appear in any other edition. It contains all the letters which had been previously published, examined with the originals, and passages restored, that either from error in judgment, or reasons connected with individuals then living, were left out by Hayley, many of which passages are important, and highly illustrative of the mind of Cowper. it comprehends, in addition, upwards of one hundred and twenty Jetters never before printed in any shape, and of the most interesting description. In the Life of the Poet, Dr. Southey has introduced much of the Literary History of England during half a century, with biographical sketches of many of his contemporaries.