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1859 Excerpt: ... who relied upon the good tail of Mr. Reeve,"and
the well-known care with which he issues the splendid illustrated
works for which hU house is celebrated. It contains representations
of buildings rnnftrkable for beauty and historical interest, the
rarest objects contained in our repositories f science and art, and
some of our most romantic bits of scenery. They are in the highest
ttrle of photographic art, being executed by Fenton, Taylor,
Brownrigg, and other eminent photographers. Each plaU is described
in full, and some of the most eminent men of the dny tare
contributed to make the work complete. Thus in the number before us
we find a ascription of the Megatherium by Professor Owen, and that
of the vegetable wonder, the laafbtida plant, by Professor
Balfour.'--Liverpool Courier. On the 1st of November will be
published, Na. 17 (commencing Vol. Z/.), price 2s. 6d., containing
I-Bu Fossil Gallery of the British Museum, with the Gigantic Irish
Deer in the foreground. Photographed by R. Feston. The description
by Prof. Owen, F.R.S.: Hie Great Geyser Boiling Spring of Iceland,
taken immediately after an eruption while the basin is yet
steaming. Photographed by Captain Henry. L The Gallery of Colossal
Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum. Photographed by R.
Festos. - No. X VIII., to be published on Ibo 1st of December, will
contain a beautiful Series of Stereographs illustrative of the
Elgin Marbles. LOVELL REEVE, 5, HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN.
LANE'S TRANSLATION OF THE AEABIAN NIGHTS. Now ready, with 600
Illustrations, 3 vols. 8vo., 42j., . The Arabian Nights'
Entertainments. TRANSLATED FKOM THE ARABIC, WITH COPIOUS NOTES. BY
E. W. LANE, AUTHOR OF THE 'MODERN EGYPTIANS.' A SEW EDITION, WITH
ALL THE TRANSLATOR'S ORIGINAL XOTSS RESTORED. Ed...
|Country of origin:
George Walter Prothero
||246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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