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General Wolfe received a copy on the eve of the assault on Quebec ; he was so struck with its beauty , that he is said to have exclaimed , that he would have preferred being its author , to that of being the victor in the projected ...
To accommodate the possessors of the large paper copies of the other works on Natural History issued by the same Publisher , a few copies of this work will be printed to correspond . In Preparation , A HISTORY OF BRITISH FERNS . BY.
A few copies will be printed on larger paper , to correspond with the Quadrupeds and Reptiles , by the same Author , and the other Zoological Works of the same Publisher . JOHN VAN VOORST , 1 , PATERNOSTER ROW .
A few copies of the imperial 8vo yet remain , price 71. 4s . JOHN VAN VOORST , 1 , PATERNOSTER ROW . In the Press , by the Author of the Work. A HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES ; JOHN VAN VOORST , 1 , PATERNOSTER ROW .
A few copies are also printed in royal 8vo , price 5s . each Part , and fifty only on imperial 8vo ; the latter not to be delivered until the volume is complete . CG 9 66 AUTHOR OF RURAL SKETCHES , BY THOMAS.
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review