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The Times. “This prettily printed and prettily illustrated collection of Spanish Romances deserve their welcome from all students of seventeenth century literature."

Daily Telegraph. "A handy and beautiful edition of the works of the Spanish masters of romance. We may say of this edition of the immortal work of Cervantes that it is most tastefully and admirably executed, and that it is embellished with a series of striking etchings from the pen of the Spanish artist De los Rios."

Scotsman. Handy in form, they are well printed from clear type, and are got up with much elegance; the etchings are full of humour and force. The reading public have reason to congratulate themselves that so neat, compact, and well arranged an edition of romances that can never die is put within their reach. The publishers have spared no pains with them."

Saturday Review. “Messrs. Nimmo & Bain have just brought out a series of Spanish prose works in twelve finely got-up volumes.'

Old English Romances.

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Illustrated with Etchings.
In 12 Vols. crown 8vo, parchment boards or cloth, 7s. 6d. per vol.
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM

SHANDY, GENTLEMAN. By LAURENCE STERNE. In
Two Vols. With Eight Etchings by DAMMAN from Original

Drawings by HARRY FURNISS.
THE OLD ENGLISH BARON: A GOTHIC STORY. By

CLARA REEVE.

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THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO: A GOTHIC STORY. By

HORACE WALPOLE. In One Vol. With Two Portraits and Four

Original Drawings by A. H. TOURRIER, Etched by DAMMAN. THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS. In Four Vols. Carefully Revised

and Corrected from the Arabic by JONATHAN Scott, LL.D., Oxford. With Nineteen Original Etchings by AD. LALAUZE.

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THE HISTORY OF THE CALIPH VATHEK.
WM. BECKFORD. With Notes, Critical and Explanatory.

ALSO
RASSELAS, PRINCE OF ABYSSINIA. By SAMUEL

JOHNSON. In One Vol. With Portrait of BECKFORD, and
Four Original Etchings, designed by A. H. TOURRIER, and

Etched by DAMMAN.
ROBINSON CRUSOE. By DANIEL DEFOE. In Two Vols.

With Biographical Memoir, Illustrative Notes, and Eight

Etchings by M. MOUILLERON, and Portrait by L. FLAMENG. GULLIVER'S TRAVELS. BY JONATHAN Swift. With

Five Etchings and Portrait by AD. LALAUZE. A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY. By LAURENCE STERNE.

ALSO A TALE OF A TUB. By JONATHAN SWIFT. In One Vol.

With Five Etchings and Portrait by Ed. HEDOUIN. NOTE.- A small number of above was printed on Medium Svo Laid Paper.

The Times. 'Among the numerous handsome reprints which the publishers of the day vie with each other in producing, we have seen nothing of greater merit than this series of twelve volumes. Those who have read these masterpieces of the last century in the homely garb of the old editions may be atified with the opportunity of erus them with the advantages of large clear print and illustrations of a quality which is rarely bestowed on such re-issues. The series deserves every commendation.”

Athenæum. A well-printed and tasteful issue of the 'Thousand and One Nights.' The volumes are convenient in size, and illustrated with Lalauze's well-known etchings."

Magazine of Art. " The text of the new four-volume edition of the Thousand and One Nights' just issued by Messrs. Nimmo & Bain is that revised by Jonathan Scott, from the French of Galland ; it presents the essentials of these wonderful stories with irresistible authority and directness, and, as mere reading, it is as satisfactory as ever. The edition, which is limited to a thousand copies, is beautifully printed and remarkably well

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produced. It is illustrated with twenty etchings by Lalauze. In another volume of this series Beckford's wild and gloomy 'Vathek' appears side by side with Johnson's admirable 'Rasselas.'”

Glasgow Herald. “The merits of this new issue lie in exquisite clearness of type, completeness; notes and biographical notices, short and pithy; and a number of very fine etchings and portraits. In the 'Robinson Crusoe,' besides the well-known portrait of Defoe by Flameng, there are eight exceedingly beautiful etchings by Mouilleron. . . . In fine keeping with the other volumes of the series, uniform in style and illustrations, and as one of the volumes of their famous Old English Romances, Messrs. Nimmo & Bain have also issued the 'Rasselas' of Johnson and the • Vathek' of Beckford.”

Westminster Review. "Messrs. Nimmo & Bain have added to their excellent series of • Old English Romances' three new volumes, of which two are devoted to

Tristram Shandy,' while the third contains 'The Old English Baron' and “The Castle of Otranto.' Take them as they stand, and without attributing to them any qualities but what they really possess, the whole series was well worth reprinting in the elegant and attractive form in which they are now presented to us."

The Imitation of Christ.

FOUR BOOKS. Translated from the Latin by Rev. W. BENHAM, B.D.,

Rector of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, Lombard Street. With ten Illustrations by J. P. LAURENS, etched by LEOPOLD

FLAMENG.
Crown 8vo, cloth or parchment boards, ios. 6d.

Scotsman. “We have not seen a more beautiful edition of The Imitation of Christ' than this one for many a day.”

Magazine of Art. " This new edition of the ‘Imitation’ may fairly be regarded as a work of art. It is well and clearly printed ; the paper is excellent ; each page has its peculiar border, and it is illustrated with ten etchings. Further than that the translation is Mr. Benham's we need say nothing more."

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Essays from the “North American

Review."
Edited by ALLEN THORNDIKE RICE.

Demy Svo, cloth, 7s. 6d.

Saturday Review. “A collection of interesting essays from the North American Review. beginning with a criticism on the works of Walter Scott, and ending with papers written by Mr. Lowell and Mr. O. W. Holmes. The variety of the essays is noteworthy."

Alain René Le Sage. (1668-1747.)

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE
LIFE AND WRITINGS OF ALAIN RENÉ LE SAGE,

The Author of " Gil Blas,"
Who was born at Sarzean on the 8th of May 1668,
and died at Boulogne on the 17th November 1747.

By GEORGE SAINTSBURY.
Medium 8vo, 50 pp., paper covers, 3s. 6d.

Peter Anthony Motteux. (1660-1718.)

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE LATE

MR. PETER ANTHONY MOTTEUX,

A Native of France, Whilom Dramatist, China Merchant, and Auctioneer, Who departed this life on the 18th of February 1718 (old style),

being then precisely 58 years old.

By HENRI VAN LAUN.
Medium 8vo, 43 pp., paper covers, 3s. 6d.

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For Students, Barristers, Home Libraries, &c.

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Black Walnut, price £6, 6s. nett.

"The accompanying sketch illustrates a handy portable book-case of American manufacture, which Messrs. NIMMO & Bain have provided. It is quite different from an ordinary article of furniture, such as upholsterers inflict upon the public,

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