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THE HISTORY OF THE GERMAN LEGION, FROM THE PERIOD OF ITS ORGANIZATION IN 1803, TO THAT OF ITS

DISSOLUTION IN 1816.

Compiled from Manuscript Documents, By N. LUDLOW BEAMISH, Esq. F.R.S., LATE MAJOR UNATTACHED. Two vols. 8vo. complete, with Plans and Coloured Plates of Costumes, price £1. 10s.

The second volume sold separately, price 108. “ The work is not like others we could name—a mere compilation from newspapers and magazines. Major Beamish has left no source of information unexplored; and the access he obtained to manuscript journals has enabled him to intersperse his general narrative with interesting personal anecdotes, that render this volume as delightful for those who read for amusement, as those who read for profit.”--Athenæum.

“We are altogether much pleased with the volume, and heartily recommend it to the British public.”—Literary Gazette.

In 2 vols. 8vo. with numerous plates, some coloured, price 36s. EXCURSIONS, ADVENTURES, AND FIELD SPORTS

IN

CEY LON; Its Commercial and Military Importance, and numerous advantages

to the British Emigrant.

BY LIEUT.-COLONEL JAMES CAMPBELL, Late of the 45th and 50th Regiments, and for many years Commandant of the

Districts of Galle, and the Seven Korles, and Judicial Agent of Government. “ These two volumes are full of interesting matter."--Morning Herald.

“ We never wish to take up a pleasanter, more fresh spirited production than this of Colonel Campbell's.”-Naval and Military Gazette.

“ The book is to be heartily commended to lovers of lively anecdote and good natural description."-Examiner.

“ We have to thank the Colonel for a very entertaining book on Ceylon. The work possesses the invaluable character both of a long residence in it on the part of the writer, and the very best means of observation attainable by a British resident."

Foreign and Colonial Review.

In Two Volumes, 8vo.- Price Twenty-four Shillings. SPAIN AND THE SPANIARDS IN 1843.

WITH ACCOUNTS OF DISTRICTS VERY SELDOM VISITED: NATURAL HISTORY, GEOLOGY, MINES, ANTIQUITIES, FINE ARTS, THE CHURCH, PRONUNCIAMENTOS, FALL OF THE REGENCY, ETC. By CAPTAIN S. E. WIDDRINGTON, R.N., F.R.S.

Author of “SKETCHES OF SPAIN IN 1829, 30, 31, & 32." “ This is a solid well-informed book, written by a man of great experience, of unusual attainments, and thoroughly acquainted with Spain.”—Examiner.

“ These volumes contain the plain and unaffected narrative of a well-informed and experienced man, with much interesting and general information with respect to Spain, and some judicious observations on recent transactions in that country. As an authentic account, therefore, of the present social and physical condition of the Spaniards, we have read the work with interest, and recommend it to the perusal of our readers.”—Morning Herald.

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In 18mo. cloth, gilt leaves, price 2s. 6d. ; or, postage free, 38., which may be sent in

postage stamps, HINTS TO SUBALTERNS OF THE BRITISH ARMY.

BY HENRY HARDBARGAIN, Late Regt.
Dedicated to WILLIAM HIGGINSON DUFF, Esq., &c. &c. &c.

• Scribimus indocti doctique." Containing-Sketches of Commanding OfficersThe Art of getting Leave of

Absence-Military Miseries--Glossary, fc. “ I have also added, for the information of those non-military readers who may deign to peruse this small volume, a Glossary of those exclusively military terms, they might otherwise be at a loss to comprehend; and which, the profound ignorance that great part of the world are in with respect to military matters, renders it most necessary to explain :—for instance, I assure my readers, that the other night when I was dining out, an old gentleman asked me whether the officers who were on guard in London, on the day of the Derby, did not receive a compensatory pension from government; nay, so firmly convinced was he that such was the case, that I had some difficulty in persuading him that his impression on the subject was erroneous.”—Preface.

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RELATIVE TO THE
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By LIEUT.-COLONEL I. LEACH, C.B., LATE OF THE RIFLE BRIGADE,

Author of “ Rough Sketches of the Life of an Old Soldier.”

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A SKETCH OF THE SERVICES OF THE RIFLE BRIGADE, From its Formation to the Battle of Waterloo.

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AN ESSAY ON THE PRINCIPLES AND CONSTRUCTION OF

MILITARY BRIDGES,
And the Passage of Rivers in Military Operations,
BY GENERAL SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS, BART. K.S.C. &c. &e.
The Second Edition, containing much additional Matter and Plates.

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NAVAL EVOLUTIONS;

A MEMOIR. BY MAJOR-GENERAL SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS, BART. K.S.C. &c. &c. Containing a Review and Refutation of the principal Essays and Arguments advocating Mr. Clerk's Claims, in relation to the Manæuvre of the 12th of April, 1782; and vindicating, by tactical Demonstration, and numerous authentic Documents, the professional skill of the British Officers chiefly concerned on that memorable occasion.

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NEW HISTORICAL WORK BY G. P. R. JAMES, ESQ.

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“Never was historian more scrupulously correct, more rigorously veracious than Mr. James ; he even deteriorates occasionally from the interest of his narrative, rather than allow his imagination to colour the picture, and contents himself in general with an animated detail of external events, appearing convinced that the duties of the historian and historical novelist are almost diametrically opposed to one another. In the · Life of Henry the Fourth? he has produced a highly valuable work, which will retain its standard worth for ever."

New Quarterly Review. • There are few writers better known or more deservedly popular than Mr. James : for few have written so many books, and so many of these charming, instructive, and interesting. He has rendered fiction as spirit-moving as if it were fact, because he has invested it with all the vraisemblance of truth ; and in the work before us he has, by stepping into the wide domain of history, fortunately selected a hero whose life is full of adventure, and an epoch deeply tinged with the horrors, and in some instances brightly illuminated with the purest chivalry of the wildest romance. To write the Life and the Times of Henry IV. of France, required on the part of the author little of imagination, and nothing of fancy in illustration of its events. The events have but to be arranged; they only demand a due research into contemporary documents, and then, under the pen of a practised writer, they grow into a narrative of thrilling interest. Such is the work before us. It is a carefully composed history of that transition in France in which popular feeling became for the first time an essential element in polity-in which kings and oligarchies were convinced of the necessity that it should be baffled, coerced, deluded, cajoled, or trampled out of the soil of France, as if it were a noxious weed. It is impossible to read this work without being pleased, and it is equally impossible to read it without being instructed; for Mr. James has, by the abundant use of that valuable series of publications, for which France is indebted to Louis Philippe, thrown a great deal of light upon many transactions, which before were either misapprehended or imperfectly understood. Finally, we declare that there seldom has been a more valuable contribution to history than these three volumes of •The Life of Henry the Fourth of France and Navarre.'

Morning Herald.

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SHORT WHIST,
BY F. P. WATSON, ESQ.

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LONG WHIST,
WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUNG PLAYERS,

BY ADMIRAL JAMES BURNEY.

REVISED BY F. P. WATSON, ESQ.

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Every Billiard player, be be novice or proficient, will find this a manual adapted exactly to his wishes.”Court Journal.

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Also by the same Author, Third Edition, 18mo. price 1s.

H I N TS FOR THE AMELIORATION OF THE MORAL CONDITION OF

A. VILLAGE POPULATION.

CONTENTS,

THE SQUIRE,
THE FARMER,
THE TRADESMAN,

KEEPERS OF PUBLIC HOUSES,
THE LABOURER,

FEMALE SERVICE,
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