Notes and Queries, Number 26, April 27, 1850 eBook

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A Description of the Works of Ancient and Mediaeval Art

Collected at the Society of Arts in 1850; with Historical Introductions on the various Arts, and Notices of the Artists.

By AUGUSTUS W. FRANKS, Honorary Secretary.

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I. Inedited Letters of Queen Elizabeth, addressed to King James VI. of Scotland, between the years 1581 and 1594.  From the Originals in the possession of the Rev. Edward Ryder, of Oaksey, Wilts.  Edited by JOHN BRUCE, Esq.  Treas.  S.A.

II.  Chronicon Petroburgense.  Nunc primum typis mandatum, curante THOMA STAPLETON.

III.  The Chronicle of Queen Jane, and of Two years of Queen Mary, and especially of the Rebellion of Sir Thomas Wyatt, written by a Resident in the Tower of London.  Edited, with illustrative Documents and Notes, by JOHN GOUGH NICHOLS, Esq.  F.S.A.

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A DICTIONARY of ARCHAIC and PROVINCIAL WORDS, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs.  From the Reign of Edward I. By JAMES ORCHARD HALLIWELL, F.R.S.  F.S.A. &c. 2 vols, 8vo., containing upwards of 1000 pages, closely printed in double columns, 1l. 1s. cloth.

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