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THE NEW PALACE IN ST. JAMES’S PARK. Palaces are at all times objects of national interest, or rather they are national concerns.  They belong to the attributes of royalty, and in some insta... Read more
14,637 words, approx. 49 pages
THE YORK COLUMN. Five years have now elapsed since the improvements in St. James’s Park were commenced, by order of Government, for the gratification of the people.  We were early in our co... Read more
15,078 words, approx. 51 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 574 Vol.  XX, No. 574.  Saturday, November 3, 1832 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 10, 2004 [EBook #... Read more
15,626 words, approx. 53 pages
CROSSES [Illustration:  (At Eyam.)] [Illustration:  (At Wheston.)] [Illustration:  (Beauchief Abbey.)] Mr. Rhodes, the elegant topographer of the Peak, observes, “there are but fe... Read more
14,173 words, approx. 48 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XII, No. 338.] Saturday, November 1, 1828. [Price 2d. Nelson’s Monument, at Liverpool. [Illustration] (To the Editor of the Mirro... Read more
13,991 words, approx. 47 pages
SUSSEX PLACE, Is said to have been erected from the designs of Mr. Nash, but is considered as one of the least successful of his productions.  It was among the earliest of the terraces in the Par... Read more
14,860 words, approx. 50 pages
EUROPEAN CITIES.—­NAPLES. [Illustration:  European Cities.—­Naples.] In our last volume we commenced the design of illustrating the principal Cities of Europe, by a series of ... Read more
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INDEX. * * * * * VOL.  X. * * * * *   ABERNETHY’s lectures, 207.    Accomplishments, value of, 199.   &nbs... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIV, No. 395.] Saturday, October 24, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration] The Original Royal Exchange. (Fr... Read more
14,161 words, approx. 48 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  X, no. 280.] Saturday, October 27, 1827. [Price 2d. Illustrations of Shakspeare. * * * * * No.  XIII.&nbsp... Read more
14,263 words, approx. 48 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 12, No. 323.] Saturday, July 19, 1828. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Columbia college]    ... Read more
13,556 words, approx. 46 pages
THE NATURALIST. See the Engravings. A delightful volume, of title almost synonymous with this division of the mirror, has just been published.  It is entitled The Journal of a Naturalist,[1] with... Read more
13,987 words, approx. 47 pages
VILLAS IN THE REGENT’S PARK [Illustration:  Hanover Lodge.] [Illustration:  Grove house.] The villas of this district are among the most pleasing of all the architectural creations tha... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. No. 469.] Saturday January 1, 1831 [price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Copied from one of the prints of last year&rs... Read more
13,771 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XVII.  No. 472.] Saturday, January 22, 1831. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Christ church, Donc... Read more
14,534 words, approx. 49 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIII, No. 365.] Saturday, April 11, 1829. [Price. 2d. * * * * * Old Somerset house. [Illustration:  Old So... Read more
15,165 words, approx. 51 pages
ST. DUNSTAN’S, FLEET STREET. [Illustration] No church in London is perhaps better known than the above, which is distinctively called Saint Dunstan’s in the West.  External elegance h... Read more
14,520 words, approx. 49 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 12, No. 348.] Saturday, December 27, 1828. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Barber’s Barn, Hackney.] T... Read more
14,534 words, approx. 49 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 12, No. 342.] Saturday, November 22, 1828. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Council office, &c.  Wh... Read more
14,474 words, approx. 49 pages
TEMPLE AT ABURY.   Sermons in stones   And good in every thing.—­Shakspeare. What means the mysterious circle of stocks and stones on the other side?  Such will be t... Read more
14,596 words, approx. 49 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 17, No. 483.] Saturday, April 2, 1831. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Grotto at Ascot place.] Here is a pi... Read more
15,100 words, approx. 51 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 20, No. 564] Saturday, September 1, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Belvoir castle.] Belvoir Castle, ... Read more
13,759 words, approx. 46 pages
CORNWALL TERRACE Regent’s park. Adjoining York Terrace, engraved and described in No. 358, of the mirror, is Cornwall Terrace, one of the earliest and most admired of all the buildings in the Pa... Read more
16,070 words, approx. 54 pages
OLD HALL, IN DERBYSHIRE. [Illustration] This picturesque specimen of olden architecture stands upon the Norton Lees estate, on the northern verge of Derbyshire upon the adjacent county of York; about ... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIX.  No. 542.] Saturday, April 14, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Entrance lodge.] The ... Read more
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THE NEW CHURCH OF ST. DUNSTAN IN THE WEST. [Illustration:  New church of st. Dunstan in the West, Fleet street.] In our fourteenth volume we took a farewell glance of the old church of St. Dunsta... Read more
14,439 words, approx. 49 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Vol. 13, No. 374 Author:  Various Release Date:  March 17, 2004 [EBook #11611] Language:  English Character set encodin... Read more
13,473 words, approx. 45 pages
ST. PETER’S CHURCH, PIMLICO. [Illustration:  St. Peter’s Church, Pimlico.] The engraving represents the new church on the eastern side of Wilton Place, in the Parish of St. George, Ha... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 528, Saturday, January 7, 1832 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 13, 2004 [EBook #12601] Language:  E... Read more
13,596 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 10, No. 287.] Saturday, December 15, 1827. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  New steam carriage.] Explanation... Read more
15,619 words, approx. 53 pages
BOLSOVER CASTLE Bolsover is a populous village on the eastern verge of Derbyshire upon the adjacent county of Nottingham; and but a short distance from the town of Chesterfield.  The Castle occup... Read more
13,782 words, approx. 46 pages
THREE BOROUGHS:    1.  Dunwich, Suffolk.   2.  Old sarum, Wilts.   3.  Bramber, Sussex. Proposed to be wholly disfranchised by “the Reform Bill.... Read more
13,451 words, approx. 45 pages
PONTEFRACT CASTLE. Pontrefact, a place of considerable note in English history, is situated about two miles south-west from Ferrybridge, nine miles nearly east from Wakefield, and fifteen miles north-... Read more
15,867 words, approx. 53 pages
CHAPEL ON THE BRIDGE, WAKEFIELD Chapels on bridges are not so unfrequent in architectural history as the rarity of their remains would indicate.  Among the early records of bridge-building we rea... Read more
14,113 words, approx. 48 pages
RELICS OF ARIOSTO. [Illustration:  Inkstand.] [Illustration:  Chair.] We need not bespeak the reader’s interest in these “trivial fond” relics—­these consecrated ... Read more
15,278 words, approx. 51 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 579 Volume 20, No. 579, December 8, 1832 Author:  Various Release Date:  April 4, 2005 [EBook #15536] Language:  E... Read more
14,070 words, approx. 47 pages
WHY ARE NOT THE ENGLISH A MUSICAL PEOPLE?     We cannot help it.—­Massinger’s Roman Actor. Astronomy, music, and architecture, are the floating topics of the day; o... Read more
14,626 words, approx. 49 pages
BLARNEY CASTLE. [Illustration:  Blarney Castle.] This Engraving, to use a cant phrase, is an exquisite “bit of Blarney;” but independent of the vulgar association, it has a multitude ... Read more
14,217 words, approx. 48 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIV, No. 384.] Saturday, August 8, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * Voltaire’s Chateau, at Ferney. [Illustratio... Read more
14,555 words, approx. 49 pages
OLD COVENT GARDEN. [Illustration:  Old Covent Garden. ] The notoriety of Covent Garden is of too multifarious a description to render the above illustration uninteresting to either of our readers... Read more
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WINDSOR CASTLE, (N.E.) Our sketchy tour of Windsor Castle has hitherto been told in visits far between, perhaps, if not few, for the interesting character of the whole fabric.[1] The present Cut inclu... Read more
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THE PENITENT’S RETURN. By Mrs. Hemans.   Can guilt or misery ever enter here?    All! no, the spirit of domestic peace,   Though calm and gentle as the broodin... Read more
14,357 words, approx. 48 pages
THE ADMIRALTY-OFFICE. The Admiralty Office, Whitehall, has few pretensions to architectual beauty.  It is, however, to use a common phrase, a commanding pile, and its association with Britain&rsq... Read more
13,535 words, approx. 46 pages
WILTON CASTLE. [Illustration:  Wilton Castle.] Here is one of the ivy-mantled relics that lend even a charm to romantic nature on the banks of the Wye.  Its shattered tower and crumbling wal... Read more
13,731 words, approx. 46 pages
CONSTANTINOPLE. [Illustration:  Constantinople]   “Queen of the Morn!  Sultana of the East!” The splendour and extent of Constantinople are not within the compass of on... Read more
14,772 words, approx. 50 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 583 Volume 20, Number 583, Saturday, December 29, 1832 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 5, 2004 [EBook #12521] Lang... Read more
15,187 words, approx. 51 pages
THE ISLE OF WIGHT. [Illustration:  (Wilkes’s Cottage.)] Notes from A pedestrian excursion in the island. By a Correspondent. Although the roads of the island have within the last twenty yea... Read more
15,368 words, approx. 52 pages
OPORTO [Illustration:  Oporto.] Persons who are looking for “news from the seat of war” will probably hail the timely appearance of this Engraving, and regard it as folks sitting at a... Read more
15,604 words, approx. 53 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 569 Volume XX., No. 569.  Saturday, October 6, 1832 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 10, 2004 [EBook #1400... Read more
14,040 words, approx. 47 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 277, October 13, 1827 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 30, 2005 [EBook #15944] Language:  English Cha... Read more
13,865 words, approx. 47 pages
Title:  Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 276 Volume 10, No. 276, October 6, 1827 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 29, 2005 [EBook #15935] Language:  English... Read more
13,850 words, approx. 47 pages
ANNE HATHAWAY’S COTTAGE. [Illustration:  Anne Hathaway’s Cottage.] This is another of Mr. Rider’s beautiful “Views to Illustrate the Life of Shakspeare,"[1]—­it ... Read more
14,295 words, approx. 48 pages
NEW BUILDINGS, INNER TEMPLE. [Illustration:  New Buildings, Inner Temple.] “The Temple,” as our readers may be aware, is an immense range of buildings, stretching from Fleet-street to... Read more
13,966 words, approx. 47 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 272, Saturday, September 8, 1827 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 12, 2004 [EBook #12595] Language: ... Read more
12,892 words, approx. 43 pages
SION HOUSE. [Illustration:  Sion House.] Taylor, the water poet, or Samuel Ireland, the picturesque Thames tourist, could not, in all their enthusiasm of jingling rhymes and aquatint plates, have... Read more
13,793 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  X, no. 271.] Saturday, September 1, 1827. [Price 2d. The New Prison, Norwich. [Illustration:  The New Prison, Norwich] The old gao... Read more
14,711 words, approx. 50 pages
THE ARCH OF CONSTANTINE, AT ROME. [Illustration:  The Arch of Constantine, at Rome.] “Still harping” on the Fine Arts—­Architecture and Painting.  Of the former, the ab... Read more
13,884 words, approx. 47 pages
MONKEY ISLAND. [Illustration:  Monkey island.] This picturesque spot is situate in the middle of the river Thames, near Cliefden, Bucks,[1] and about three-quarters of a mile from the village of ... Read more
13,788 words, approx. 46 pages
SWISS COTTAGE, AT THE COLOSSEUM, IN THE REGENT’S PARK. [Illustration:  Swiss Cottage, At The Colosseum] It is now upwards of three years since we directed the attention of our readers to th... Read more
15,562 words, approx. 52 pages
LORD BYRON. Letters and journals of lord Byron, with notices of his life, by Thomas Moore, Vol. ii. [To attempt anything like an analysis of a “great big book,” of 823 pages, like the pres... Read more
15,660 words, approx. 53 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XX.  No. 557.] Saturday, July 14, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Birthplace of Bewick, th... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror Of Literature, Amusement, And Instruction, No. 496 Vol. 17, No. 496, June 27, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 6, 2004 [EBook #13382] Language:  En... Read more
16,363 words, approx. 55 pages
SURREY ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS. [Although the reader will scarcely fail to recognise the typographical amendments contemplated in the Preface to our last volume, we may be allowed to point attention to the... Read more
14,562 words, approx. 49 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 362, Saturday, March 21, 1829 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 3, 2004 [EBook #12498] Language:  Eng... Read more
12,701 words, approx. 43 pages
CURIOUS EXTRACTS FROM CURIOUS AUTHORS, FOR CURIOUS READERS. (For the Mirror.) Hollingshed, who was contemporary with Queen Elizabeth, informs us, “there were very few chimneys (in England in his... Read more
13,552 words, approx. 46 pages
THE STRAND, ANCIENT AND MODERN. (Inscription copied from the original of the annexed Engraving.) The Strand, In its ancient state, anno 1547.  With the Strand Cross, Convent Garden, &c. ... Read more
15,053 words, approx. 51 pages
TOMB OF GOWER, THE POET. [Illustration:  Tomb of Gower, the Poet.] Dr. Johnson has dignified Gower with the character of “The father of English poetry”; so that no apology is required... Read more
13,740 words, approx. 46 pages
POLYNESIAN ISLANDS. [Illustration:  Tucopia.] [Illustration:  Piercy islands] Mr. George Bennett,[1] whose “Journals” and “Researches” denote him to be a shrewd and i... Read more
14,540 words, approx. 49 pages
CLIFTON. [Illustration] Clifton is the Montpellier of England, and is associated with all that is delightful in nature:  of this, the Engraving before us is a true picture, whether we contemplate... Read more
14,550 words, approx. 49 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 279, October 20, 1827 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 30, 2005 [EBook #15945] Language:  English Cha... Read more
13,441 words, approx. 45 pages
LAW INSTITUTION. [Illustration:  Law institution.] This handsome portico is situate on the west side of Chancery Lane.  It represents, however, but a portion of the building, which extends t... Read more
13,898 words, approx. 47 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 17, No. 493.] Saturday, June 11, 1831. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Boat-house at Virginia water.] Laker... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, No. 283, 17 Nov 1827 Author:  Various Release Date:  January 31, 2004 [EBook #10896] Language:  English Chara... Read more
14,066 words, approx. 47 pages
CASTLE OF THE SEVEN TOWERS [Illustration:  Castle of the Seven Towers at Constantinople.]  1.  Triumphal Arch of Constantine.  2.  First Tower of the Pentagon.  3.  ... Read more
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CALENDAR OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND. This volume professes to be “A Familiar Analysis of the Calendar of the Church of England,” by explaining and illustrating its Fasts and Festivals, &... Read more
13,532 words, approx. 46 pages
NAVARINO AND THE ISLAND OF SPHAGIA. [Illustration:  Navarino and the island of Sphagia.] As our victories, though managed by the hand, are achieved by the head, we feel little disposed to meddle ... Read more
12,870 words, approx. 43 pages
Title:  The Mirror Of Literature, Amusement, And Instruction, No. 391 Vol. 14, No. 391, Saturday, September 26, 1829 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 3, 2004 [EBook #13359] Lan... Read more
13,408 words, approx. 45 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 13, No. 372.] Saturday, may 30, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * Epsom New Race Stand. [Illustration:  Epsom New Race ... Read more
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BRAY CHURCH. Who has not heard of the Vicar of Bray, and his turning, turning, and turning again?  Here is his church, and a goodly tower withal, which we, in our turn, have endeavoured to turn t... Read more
15,986 words, approx. 54 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 12, Issue 344 (Supplementary Issue) Author:  Various Release Date:  January 17, 2004 [eBook #10730] Language:  E... Read more
13,640 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIX.  No. 538.] Saturday, march 17, 1832. [Price 2_d_. * * * * * [Illustration:  The arbalest, or cro... Read more
15,685 words, approx. 53 pages
BURNHAM ABBEY [Illustration:  Burnham Abbey, From a Sketch, by a Correspondent.] Burnham is a village of some consideration, in Buckinghamshire, and gives name to a deanery and hundred.  Its... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol 14, no. 400.] Saturday, November 21, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * The Limoeiro, at Lisbon. [Illustration:  The Limo... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XII, no. 339.] Saturday, November 8, 1828. [Price 2d. Great Milton. [Illustration:  Great Milton.] Great Milton, a picturesque vil... Read more
10,699 words, approx. 36 pages
LUCIFER. By J.A.  St. John.[3]     [3] We have abridged this tale to suit our limits, though we trust         not at the expense of the... Read more
14,399 words, approx. 48 pages
POPE’S TEMPLE, AT HAGLEY [Illustration:  Pope’s Temple, at Hagley] Reader! are you going out of town “in search of the picturesque”—­if so, bend your course to t... Read more
12,954 words, approx. 44 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIX.  No. 554.] Saturday, June 30, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Curious chimney-piece.]... Read more
15,022 words, approx. 51 pages
HARROW SCHOOL. [Illustration:  Harrow school.]   To lofty Harrow now.—­Thomson. Harrow-on-the-hill was a place of some consideration, even before the foundation of the scholas... Read more
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THE NATURALIST. [Illustration:  Mantis, or walking leaf.] [Illustration:  Branched starfish.] Castles, cathedrals, and churches, palaces, and parks, and architectural subjects generally, hav... Read more
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ROSAMOND’S WELL AND LABYRINTH. [Illustration:  Rosamond’s Well and Labyrinth at Woodstock.] For the originals of the annexed engravings we are indebted to the sketchbooks of two estee... Read more
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KINGSTON NEW BRIDGE. Through many a bridge the wealthy river roll’d.  Southey. The annexed picturesque engraving represents the new bridge[1] from Kingston-upon-Thames to Hampton-Wick, in t... Read more
13,565 words, approx. 46 pages
MOCHA. [Illustration:  Mocha.] “Bon pour la digestion,” said the young Princess Esterhazy, when sent to bed by her governess without her dinner; we say the same of coffee; and hope th... Read more
15,722 words, approx. 53 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 20, No. 565.] Saturday, September 8, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Persian bath.] * * *... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 14, No. 403.] Saturday, December 5, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * Fall of the Staubbath. [Illustration:  Fall of th... Read more
13,748 words, approx. 46 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 381 Saturday, July 18, 1829 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 27, 2004 [EBook #11332] Language:  ... Read more
14,146 words, approx. 48 pages
MACCLESFIELD BRIDGE. This picturesque structure crosses the Canal towards the Northern verge of the Regent’s Park; and nearly opposite to it is a road leading to Primrose Hill, as celebrated in ... Read more
16,028 words, approx. 54 pages
SPIRIT OF “THE ANNUALS” FOR 1828. Our readers have annually anticipated a high treat from this splendid intellectual banquet, served up by some of the master[1] spirits of the age.  &... Read more
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PREFACE Wassailing, prefaces, and waits, are nearly at a stand-still; and in these days of universality and everything, we almost resolved to leave this page blank, and every reader to write his own p... Read more
12,881 words, approx. 43 pages
LORD GROSVENOR’S GALLERY, PARK LANE. [Illustration:  The Grosvenor gallery, Park lane.] At the commencement of our Twelfth Volume, we took occasion to allude to the public spirit of the Ear... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, No. 476, Saturday, February 12, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 9, 2004 [EBook #12567] Language:  ... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 20 No. 576.] Saturday, November 17, 1832. [Price 2d. [Illustration] Wingfield manor-house. This interesting structure is referred to by a cle... Read more
14,065 words, approx. 47 pages
BANKSIDE.—­OLD THEATRES. [Illustration:  Bankside in 1648.] [Illustration:  Bull and bear-baiting theatres.] [Illustration:  Bear-baiting—&sh y;rose—­globe.] T... Read more
15,719 words, approx. 53 pages
BIRTHPLACE OF DR. JOHNSON, AT LICHFIELD. [Illustration] In the large corner house, on the right of the Engraving, Samuel Johnson was born on the 18th of September, N.S. 1709.  We learn from Boswe... Read more
13,667 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 17, No. 486.] Saturday, April 23, 1831. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Windsor Castle. George the FOURTH&r... Read more
14,948 words, approx. 50 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XX, No. 577.] Saturday, November 24, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Domestic antiquities.] Dom... Read more
13,492 words, approx. 45 pages
DUNHEVED CASTLE, CORNWALL. [Illustration:  Dunheved castle, Cornwall.] These mouldering ruins occupy the crest of the hill, upon which stands the town of Launceston, near the centre of the easter... Read more
12,815 words, approx. 43 pages
THE “INTELLECTUAL CAT.” (For the Mirror.) The cat mania has hitherto been more popular in France than in England.  To be sure, we have the threadbare story of Whittington and his cat;... Read more
16,026 words, approx. 54 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 20 No. 575.] Saturday, November 10, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration] Framlingham castle.    &... Read more
13,832 words, approx. 47 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIV, No. 397.] Saturday, November 7, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * Burleigh, Northamptonshire. [Illustration] The ... Read more
15,087 words, approx. 51 pages
PUBLIC BUILDINGS OF MANCHESTER. The annexed Engravings are important illustrations of the statement in a recent Edinburgh Review:[1]—­that Lancashire from being amongst the most backward par... Read more
9,816 words, approx. 33 pages
THE DANDY TRAVELLER. There is a class of travelling oddities—­the dandy voyageurs of Britain, who, teeming with the proud consciousness of their excellence in comparison with the rest of hum... Read more
14,385 words, approx. 48 pages
KEW PALACE. [Illustration:  Kew Palace.] Innumerable are the instances of princes having sought to perpetuate their memories by the building of palaces, from the Domus Aurea, or golden house of N... Read more
14,340 words, approx. 48 pages
EXETER ’CHANGE, STRAND. [Illustration:  Exeter ’Change, Strand.] Who has not heard of Exeter ’Change? celebrated all over England for its menagerie and merchandize—­wi... Read more
13,886 words, approx. 47 pages
TUNBRIDGE WELLS. [Illustration:  Tunbridge Wells in 1748.  With sketches of Dr. Johnson, Cibber, Garrick, Lyttleton, Richardson, &c. &c. For Explanation, see the annexed page.] Refer... Read more
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PRINCE RUPERT’S PALACE [Illustration:  Prince Rupert’s palace, Barbican.] Prince Rupert, who will be remembered in the annals of the useful and fine arts when his military fame shall ... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT AND INSTRUCTION Vol.  XII.  No. 337.] Saturday, October 25, 1828. [Price 2d. Cheese Wring. (To the Editor of the Mirror.) [Illustration] In presenting you... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 12, No. 331.] Saturday, September 13, 1828. [Price 2d. * * * * * Charlecote Hall, near Stratford-upon-Avon. [Illustra... Read more
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CRANIOLOGY. On a celebrated craniologist visiting the studio of a celebrated sculptor in London, his attention was drawn to a bust with a remarkable depth of skull from the forehead to the occiput.&nb... Read more
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CLARENCE TERRACE, Regent’s park.   O mortal man, who livest here,   Do not complain of this thy hard estate. Thomson’s Castle of Indolence. The annexed continuation of ... Read more
14,099 words, approx. 47 pages
OUR LADY’S CHAPEL, [Illustration:  St. Saviour, Southwark.] The Engraving represents the interior of the Virgin Mary’s Chapel, commonly called the Lady Chapel, and appended to the anc... Read more
10,032 words, approx. 34 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 584 Vol. 20, No. 584. (Supplement to Vol. 20) Author:  Various Release Date:  November 22, 2004 [EBook #14124] Language... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, Number 490, Saturday, May 21, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 22, 2004 [EBook #12676] Language:  E... Read more
13,612 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 14, No. 401.] Saturday, November 28, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * The Siamese Twins. [Illustration:  The Siamese T... Read more
14,134 words, approx. 48 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 12, No. 329, Saturday, August 30, 1828 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 29, 2004 [EBook #11370] Language:&nb... Read more
10,215 words, approx. 35 pages
NUMBER ONE.   “It’s very hard! and so it is,     To live in such a row,   And witness this, that every Miss     But me has got a... Read more
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VOL.  XIX. London:  Printed and published by J. LIMBIRD, 143, Strand, (Near Somerset-House.) 1832. * * * * * Preface. Here we are with our Nineteenth Volume complete.... Read more
14,826 words, approx. 50 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIII, No. 358.] Saturday, February 28, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  York terrace, regent&rsq... Read more
15,831 words, approx. 53 pages
FALLS OF THE GENESEE. [Illustration:  Falls of the Genesee.] The Genesee is one of the most picturesque rivers of North America.  Its name is indeed characteristic:  the word Genesee be... Read more
14,861 words, approx. 50 pages
SPIRIT OF THE “ANNUALS,” FOR 1829. For some days past our table has been glittering with these caskets of song and tale in their gay attire of silken sheen and burnished gold—­ti... Read more
13,368 words, approx. 45 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 356, Saturday, February 14, 1829 Author:  Various Release Date:  May 30, 2004 [EBook #12477] Language:  ... Read more
14,692 words, approx. 49 pages
BRUCE CASTLE, TOTTENHAM. [Illustration:  Bruce castle, Tottenham.] The engraving represents this interesting structure, as it appeared in the year 1686; being copied from a print, after a picture... Read more
14,145 words, approx. 48 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 363, Saturday, March 28, 1829 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 27, 2004 [EBook #11331] Language:&nbsp... Read more
14,348 words, approx. 48 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 336 Saturday, October 18, 1828 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 25, 2004 [EBook #11282] Language:&nbs... Read more
13,864 words, approx. 47 pages
ARCHITECTURAL ILLUSTRATIONS. No.  III. [Illustration:  Hanover terrace, regent’s Park.] “The architectural spirit which has arisen in London since the late peace, and ramified fr... Read more
13,851 words, approx. 47 pages
OLD SARUM [Illustration] Among the earliest antiquarian records, Old Sarum is described as a city of the Belgae; and its historical details have proved an exhaustless mine for the researches of topogr... Read more
12,952 words, approx. 44 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIX.  No. 532.] Saturday, February 4, 1832. [Price 2_d_. [Illustration:  Castle of Robert the devil.] [Illustration:  Ca... Read more
14,413 words, approx. 49 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 10, No. 286.] Saturday, December 8, 1827. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Caxton’s House in the Almon... Read more
13,841 words, approx. 47 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, No. 477, Saturday, February 19, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 9, 2004 [EBook #12568] Language:  ... Read more
13,414 words, approx. 45 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 19, No. 548.] Saturday, may 26, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Staines new bridge.] This handsome st... Read more
13,751 words, approx. 46 pages
GASPARD MONGE’S MAUSOLEUM. [Illustration] (To the Editor of the Mirror.) Sir,—­As one of your correspondents has favoured you with a drawing of the gaol I designed for the city and cou... Read more
15,175 words, approx. 51 pages
THE ELEPHANTS IN THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, REGENT’S PARK. [Illustration:  The Elephant, in the zoological gardens, regent’s park.] The annexed Engraving will probably afford the reader ... Read more
13,790 words, approx. 46 pages
ENTRANCE TO THE BOTANIC GARDEN, MANCHESTER. [Illustration:  Entrance to the Botanic Garden, Manchester.] Manchester is distinguished among the large towns of the kingdom for its majority of enlig... Read more
13,742 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 14, No. 404.] Saturday, December 12, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * The Royal Observatory, Greenwich. [Illustration:&nbsp... Read more
13,651 words, approx. 46 pages
CUMBERLAND TERRACE, REGENT’S PARK. The annexed Engraving completes our Series of Architectural Illustrations of the regent’s park, and is, withal the most magnificent Terrace in the circui... Read more
13,614 words, approx. 46 pages
VIRGIL’S TOMB. [Illustration:  Virgil’s Tomb.] This consecrated relic of genius stands on the hill of Posilipo, in the environs of Naples.  Its recent state is so beautifully des... Read more
13,486 words, approx. 45 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 470 Volume XVII, No. 470, Saturday, January 8, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  September 18, 2004 [EBook #13495] L... Read more
14,288 words, approx. 48 pages
EXETER HALL, STRAND. We rejoice to see the site of Burleigh House partly occupied by the above Building.  Its object is to afford accommodation for the meetings of Philanthropic Societies—&... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  X, No. 289.] Saturday, December 22, 1827. [Price 2d. Bushy Park. [Illustration:] Among the suburban beauties of the metropolis, and as ... Read more
13,655 words, approx. 46 pages
THE COLOSSEUM, IN THE REGENT’S PARK. In a recent Number of the mirror we offered ourselves as the reader’s cicerone throughout the interior of this stupendous building, the exterior of whi... Read more
14,425 words, approx. 49 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 334 Saturday, October 4, 1828 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 25, 2004 [EBook #11281] Language:&nbsp... Read more
14,140 words, approx. 48 pages
THE BRAHMIN BULL, IN THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, REGENT’S PARK. [Illustration:  The Brahmin bull, in the zoological gardens, regent’s park.] The Zoological Society possess several Zebus, ... Read more
13,677 words, approx. 46 pages
REGENT’S PARK. A visit to these Gardens is one of the most delightful of the rational recreations of the metropolis.  The walk out is pleasant enough:  though there is little rural bea... Read more
14,787 words, approx. 50 pages
NOTICES OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF THE LATE SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART. With Five Engravings:  1.  Abbotsford, (from the Garden.) 2.  The armoury. 3.  The poet’s study. 4. ... Read more
14,574 words, approx. 49 pages
ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN, or THE MAIDEN OF THE MIST A novel.  By sir Walter Scott, Bart. The author of this delightful novel, by the fertility of his genius, has almost exhausted the rhetoric of admir... Read more
15,488 words, approx. 52 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 20, No. 568.] Saturday, September 29, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Birthplace of the earl of Eldon... Read more
14,500 words, approx. 49 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIII, No. 357.] Saturday, February 21, 1829. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Warwick castle.] Warwick... Read more
13,851 words, approx. 47 pages
MILAN CATHEDRAL [Illustration:  Milan cathedral.] “Show the motley-minded gentleman in;”—­the old friend with a new face, or, in plain words, the mirror in a new type. ... Read more
13,346 words, approx. 45 pages
ST. PANCRAS (OLD) CHURCH. [Illustration:  St. Pancras (old) church.] This humble village fane is situated to the north of London, somewhat more than a mile from Holborn Bars.  Persons unacqu... Read more
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FROM New and expensive works; POETRY, ORIGINAL AND SELECTED: The spirit of the public journals; discoveries in the arts and sciences; USEFUL DOMESTIC HINTS; &c. &c. &c. * * * ... Read more
14,348 words, approx. 48 pages
LALEHAM PARK:  [Illustration:  The Residence of the Young Queen of Portugal.] Circumstances, in themselves trivial, often confer celebrity upon places hitherto of unlettered note.  Thus... Read more
14,008 words, approx. 47 pages
THE FORTUNE PLAYHOUSE. [Illustration:  The Fortune Playhouse.] The Engraving represents one of the playhouses of Shakspeare’s time, as the premises appeared a few years since.  This th... Read more
14,099 words, approx. 47 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIX.  No. 543.] Saturday, April 21, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * Melrose Abbey. [Illustration:  Melrose... Read more
13,902 words, approx. 47 pages
THE ALHAMBRA, IN SPAIN [Illustration:  General View.] [Illustration:  Palace of Charles V., see page 340.] * * * * * Accumulated novelties from Books published within... Read more
14,303 words, approx. 48 pages
RUGBY SCHOOL [Illustration:  Rugby School.] On the eastern border of Warwickshire, about 13 miles from Coventry, and 16 from Warwick, stands the cheerful town of Rugby, a place of great antiquity... Read more
12,952 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 360 Vol.  XIII.  No. 360, Saturday, March 14, 1829 Author:  Various Release Date:  October 5, 2004 [EBook #13... Read more
13,772 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 17, No. 487.] Saturday, April 30, 1831. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Birthplace of Locke.] At the villag... Read more
13,534 words, approx. 46 pages
ANCIENT PALACE OF HOLYROOD, AT EDINBURGH. Here is another of the resting-places of fallen royalty; and a happy haven has it proved to many a crowned head; a retreat where the plain reproof of flattery... Read more
12,962 words, approx. 44 pages
Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, Number 489, Saturday, May 14, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 16, 2004 [EBook #12634] Language:  E... Read more
14,475 words, approx. 49 pages
Glammis Castle Here is a castellated palace, or princely castle, associated with many great and daring events in the roll of Scottish history.  It stands in the valley of Strathmore, in a park of... Read more
13,735 words, approx. 46 pages
MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF ALL NATIONS. * * * * * No.  XIV. * * * * * [Illustration] The first of the above engravings represents one of the Body Guard... Read more
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HAMPTON COURT. [Illustration:  Hampton Court] Here is a bird’s-eye view of a royal palace and domain “cut out in little stars.”  It is copied from one of Kipp’s Views... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol. 17, No. 484.] Saturday, April 9, 1831. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  Corfe castle.] Corfe castle. The ann... Read more
14,452 words, approx. 49 pages
CLARENDON HOUSE, PICCADILLY. [Illustration:  Clarendon house, Piccadilly.] The virtuous and uncompromising chancellor, the Earl of Clarendon, had a splendid mansion facing the upper end of St. Ja... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 578 Vol.  XX, No. 578.  Saturday, December 1, 1832 Author:  Various Release Date:  November 10, 2004 [EBook #... Read more
13,785 words, approx. 46 pages
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIX.  No. 541.] Saturday, April 7, 1832. [Price 2d. * * * * * [Illustration:  The Lowther arcade.] T... Read more
15,258 words, approx. 51 pages
THE PICTURESQUE ANNUAL. This is certainly one of the most splendid works of the kind ever produced in this or any other country.  This is high but not unmerited praise; as the reader will believe... Read more
13,699 words, approx. 46 pages
FISHMONGER’S HALL [Illustration:  Fishmongers’ hall.] [Illustration:  Arms of the company.] These Cuts may be welcome illustrations of the olden magnificence of the City of Londo... Read more
13,937 words, approx. 47 pages
HERMITAGE AT FROGMORE. [Illustration] Frogmore is one of the most delightful of the still retreats of Royalty.  It was formerly the seat of the Hon. Mrs. Egerton, of whom it was purchased by Quee... Read more
13,470 words, approx. 45 pages
CASCADE AT VIRGINIA WATER. This has been described as “perhaps the most striking imitation we have of the great works of nature:”  at all events, it has less of the mimicry of art tha... Read more
14,327 words, approx. 48 pages
TOWN-HALL, LIVERPOOL. [Illustration:  Town-Hall, Liverpool.] From a small inconsiderable hamlet, Liverpool, within a century and a half, has been singularly advanced in national importance. ... Read more
13,314 words, approx. 45 pages
RARE ARCTIC BIRDS. [Illustration:  The white-horned owl ] [Illustration:  The cock of the plains ] [Illustration:  Legs and feet of the mountain Grouse.] Few of the results of recent ex... Read more
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Title:  Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 475 Vol.  XVII, No. 475.  Saturday, February 5, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  October 22, 2004 [EBook #138... Read more
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Vol.  XII.  F All-souls’ church, Langham place.  “Whoever walks through London streets,”   Said Momus to the son of Saturn,  “Each day new edifice... Read more
14,228 words, approx. 48 pages
ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS, REGENTS’S PARK. [Illustration:  Emu Enclosure] [Illustration:  Pelican Enclosure] [Illustration:  Aviary for Small Birds] Our strolls to this scene of intellec... Read more
13,686 words, approx. 46 pages
REGENT BRIDGE, EDINBURGH. Edinburgh, “the Queen of the North,” abounds in splendid specimens of classical architecture.  Since the year 1769, when the building of the New Town commenc... Read more
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MERCERS’ HALL, AND CHEAPSIDE [Illustration:  Mercers’ Hall, and Cheapside] The engraving is an interesting illustration of the architecture of the metropolis in the seventeenth centur... Read more
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION. Vol.  XIV, no. 392.] Saturday, October 3, 1829. [Price 2d. The Duke’s Theatre, Dorset Gardens. [Illustration:  The Duke’s Th... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, No. 478, Saturday, February 26, 1831 Author:  Various Release Date:  June 11, 2004 [EBook #12576] Language: ... Read more
14,337 words, approx. 48 pages
AMPTHILL HOUSE, THE SEAT OF LORD HOLLAND. [Illustration] This is a delightful retreat for the statesman and man of letters—­distinctions which its illustrious occupant enjoys with high honou... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 333 Vol. 12, Issue 333, September 27, 1828 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 17, 2005 [EBook #15087] Language:&n... Read more
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Title:  The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 274, Saturday, September 22, 1827 Author:  Various Release Date:  February 27, 2004 [EBook #11330] Language:&... Read more
13,699 words, approx. 46 pages
SWAN RIVER (See the Engraving) “A view in Western Australia, taken from a hill, the intended site of a Fort, on the left bank of the Swan River, a mile and a quarter from its mouth.  The ob... Read more
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