Books of permanent interest.
A Victorian Anthology.
Selections illustrating the Editor
's critical review of British poetry in the reign of Victoria
( “Victorian Poets
” ). Selected and edited by Edmund Clarence Stedman
With brief biographies of the authors quoted, a fine frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria, and a vignette of the Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey
Large crown 8vo, bound in attractive library style, $2.50; full gilt, $3.00; half calf, $4.50; full levant, $6.00. Large Paper Edition
, admirable for extension, limited to 250 copies, printed on paper of the best quality.
2 vols., 8vo, $10 net
No less noticeable than the fine critical taste displayed by Mr. Stedman in making his selections is the conscientiousness which has gone into every detail of his work.
It would be difficult to imagine a better made anthology, or one more likely to take a permanent place among standard works of reference.
The Dial, Chicago.
A beautiful edition of Mr. Burroughs
's writings in nine duodecimo volumes.
Printed on cream-tinted laid paper, and bound in a simple, but artistic style.
With several portraits of Mr. Burroughs
and engraved title-pages.
Limited to 1,000 sets.
, cloth, gilt top, $13.50 net
, per set; cloth, paper label, untrimmed, $13.50 net
; half calf, gilt top, $27.00 net
Comprising in attractive form the Complete Poetical Works
of H. W. Longfellow
, J. G. Whittier
, Oliver Wendell Holmes
Each volume has a fine portrait of the author, with a view of his home, a biographical sketch, notes, indexes to titles and first lines, a chronological table of his poems.
Each in a single large crown octavo, printed from large type, on opaque paper, and bound so as to be firm yet flexible, cloth, gilt top, $2.00; half calf, gilt top, $3.50; tree calf, or full levant, $5.50.
The Cambridge Browning.
The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning
, Cambridge Edition
. In one convenient volume, printed on clear type, opaque paper, and attractively bound.
With a biographical sketch, notes, indexes, a fine new portrait and engraved title-page, and a vignette of Asolo.
Crown 8vo, gilt top, $3.00; half calf, gilt top, $5.00; tree calf, or full levant, $7.00.
Sacred and Legendary Art
, 2 vols. Legends of the Monastic orders
. Legends of the Madonna
. Memoirs of the early Italian Painters
. Edited by Miss Estelle M. Hurll
, with a memoir and portrait of Mrs. Jameson
This forms a very beautiful and desirable edition of Mrs. Jameson
's Art Works.
5 vols., crown 8vo, bound in simple but artistic style.
Each volume contains nearly 100 illustrations, selected from the works of great masters.
$3.00 each. The set $15.00; half calf, gilt top, $25.00.
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Sent, postpaid, by Houghton
& Co., Boston