The Life Of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-1891)

By R. Barry O'Brien, Author of 'Fifty Years of Concessions to Ireland,' etc. Third Impression. With a Portrait, a view of Avondale, and a Facsimile Letter. 2 vols. Large post 8vo. 2Is. The Earl Of Rosebery at Edinburgh. - 'The remarkable biography of a remarkable man.'

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Fights For The Flag. By W. H. Fitchett ('Vedette').

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By the same Author.

Deeds That Won The Empire. Ninth Edition. With 16 Portraits and II Plans. Crown 8vo. 6s. Spectator. - 'Not since Macaulay ceased to write has English literature produced a writer capable of infusing such life and vigour into historical scenes. The wholesome and manly tone of Mr. Fitchett's book is specially satisfactory. . . . The book cannot but take the reader by storm wherever it finds him.'

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Bismarck: the Man and the Statesman. Being the Reflections and Reminiscences of Otto, Prince von Bismarck, Written and Dictated by himself after his retirement from office. Translated from the German under the supervision of A. J. Butler, late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. With 2 Portraits, Young and Old (Young - from a drawing in the possession of the family; Old - by Von Lenbach), and a Facsimile of Handwriting. 2 vols. Demy 8vo. price 32s. Times (Leading Article). - 'Of great and enduring interest, and must be read as long as the world continues to interest itself in history and its makers.'


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Charles Lamb And The Lloyds. Edited by E. V. Lucas.

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Idlehurst: a Journal kept in the Country. By John Halsham.

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Sir Frank Lockwood: a Biographical Sketch. By Augustine Birrell, Q.C., M.P. With 2 Portraits, 10 Full-page Illustrations, and 2 Facsimile Letters. Fourth Edition. Large crown 8vo. 10s. 6d. 'This is in many respects a model biography, vivid, sympathetic, and entertaining, and full without overflowing the due bounds of personal history. In short, Mr. Birrell has written a genial life of one of the most genial and popular of men.' - Times.