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The Characters of Theophrastus

Theophrastus


Theory of Colours

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Esoteric Buddhism

A. P. Sinnett


Further Adventures of an Irish R. M.

Edith Somerville and Martin Ross


Dreams and primitive culture

by William Halse Rivers Rivers

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3. A L1T1L BOKE the whiche traytied and reherced many Rode thinges necessaries for the , . .

Pestilence . . . made by the ... Bisshop of Arusiens. . . . [London], [1465 ?]. . . With an introduction by Guthrie Vine. 1910. 4to, pp. xxxvi, 18. 5s. net.

%* Of this little tract, consisting of nine leaves, written by Benedict Kanuti, or Knutsson, Bishop of Vasteras, three separate editions are known, but only one'copy of each, and an odd leaf are known to have survived.

There is no indication in any edition of the place of printing, date or name of printer, but they are all printed in one of the five types employed by William de Machlinia, who printed first in partnership with John Lettou and afterwards alone in the City of London, at the time when William Caxton was at the most active period of his career at Westminster.

WOODCUTS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY IN THE JOHN RYLANDS

LIBRARY. Reproduced in facsimile. With an introduction and descriptive notes by

Campbell Dodgson M.A. Folio. Ten plates, of which two are in colour, and 16 pp. of text, in a portfolio. 7s. 6d. net.

*„* Two of these woodcuts are ot exceptional interest and importance, and have been known and celebrated for a century and a half, but have not hitherto been reproduced in a satisfactory manner by any of the modern photo-mechanical processes. The two woodcuts referred to represent "St. Christopher" and "The Annunciation," the former of which has acquired a great celebrity by reason of the date (1423) which it bears, and which, until recently, gave to it the unchallenged position of the first dated woodcut.

THE ODES AND PSALMS OF SOLOMON. Facsimile in collotype of the original Syriac manuscript in the John Rylands Library, accompanied by a typographical reprint or transliteration of the text, a revised translation in English Versicles, and an exhaustive introduction dealing with the variations of the fragmentary manuscripts in the British Museum, the accessory patristic testimonies, and a summary of the most important criticisms that have appeared since its first publication in 1909. By J. Rendel Harris, M.A., D.Litt., etc., Hon. Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, and Alphonse Mingana, D.D. 2 vols. 4to.

Vol. I : The text, with facsimile reproductions. I Os. 6d. net.

Vol. 2 : Translation and introduction. IOs. 6d. net. (Shortly.)

THE ASCENT OF OLYMPUS. By Rendel Harris. Demy 8vo. Pp. 1 20 Illustrations. 5s. net.

\* A reprint, with corrections, expansions, justifications, and additional illustrations, of the four articles on Greek Mythology, which have appeared in the " Bulletin " from time to time.

THE EVOLUTION OF THE DRAGON. By G. Elliot Smith, M.A., M.D., F.R.S. Demy Svo. Illustrations. 7s. 6d. net. (Shortly.)

* »* An elaboration of the lectures: "Incense and Libations,'' "Dragons and Rain Gods," and "The Birth of Aphrodite ".

CATALOGUE OF THE WESTERN MANUSCRIPTS IN THE JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY. Part I: Latin Manuscripts, Nos. 1-165. By Montague Rhodes James. Liit.D., etc. 2 vols. 4to. 200 plates of facsimiles. 3 guineas net. (Shortly.)

Vol. I: Descriptive catalogue, with indexes of contents, place names, proper names, saints, illustrations, etc. Pp. xvi, 328.

Vol. 2: Facsimiles in collotype.

*,* The collection here described includes examples, of first-class quality, of the art and calligraphy of all the great schools of Europe.

BULLETIN OF THE JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY. A quarterly publication, which in addition to notes and news respecting the Library, with lists of the most recent additions to the shelves, includes original articles by leading scholars, which are of permanent value and interest. Is. net.

Demy 8vo. \t. net, each, unless othi
THE YOUTH OF VERGIL. By R. S. Conway, Litt.D. rp. Ib.


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