“A work of exceptional interest, containing fifteen of the lectures concerning Goethe which were read at the Concord School of Philosophy last summer. Prof. Hewett furnishes an account of the newly-discovered Goethe manuscripts for the introduction to the volume. Among the writers are Drs. Bartol and Hedge, Mrs. Howe, Mrs. Cheney, Mrs. Sherman of Chicago, Mr. Soldan of St. Louis, Mr. Snider of Cincinnati, Mr. Partridge of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Davidson of New Jersey, Prof. White of Ithaca, N.Y., and Messrs. Emery, Harris, and Sanborn of Concord, the last named the editor.”—Traveller.
LIFE AND LETTERS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW. Edited by Rev. Samuel Longfellow. 2 vols. 12mo. $6.00. With new steel engraved Portraits and many wood Engravings.
Also a limited edition de Luxe, with Proof Portraits.
The biography of the foremost American poet, written by his brother, is probably the most important work of the kind brought out in the United States for years. It is rich in domestic, personal, and family interest, anecdotes, reminiscences, and other thoroughly charming memorabilia.
In Four Volumes. Quarto.
With more than 500 Illustrations by famous artists and engravers, all made for this work.
Edited by JUSTIN WINSOR, LIBRARIAN OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY.
Among the contributors are:—
Gov. JOHN D. LONG,
Hon. CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS,
Rev. PHILLIPS BROOKS, D.D.,
Rev. E.E. HALE, D.D.,
Hon. ROBERT C. WINTHROP,
Hon. J. HAMMOND TRUMBULL,
Admiral G.H. PREBLE,
Dr. O.W. HOLMES,
JOHN G. WHITTIER,
REV. J.P. CLARKE, D.D.,
Rev. A.P. PEABODY, D.D.,
Col. T.W. HIGGINSON,
Professor ASA GRAY,
Gen. F.W. PALFREY,
HENRY CABOT LODGE.
VOLUME I. treats of the Geology, Fauna, and Flora; the Voyages and Maps of the Northmen, Italians, Captain John Smith, and the Plymouth Settlers; the Massachusetts Company, Puritanism, and the Aborigines; the Literature, Life, and Chief Families of the Colonial Period.
VOL. II. treats of the Royal Governors; French and Indian Wars; Witches and Pirates; The Religion, Literature, Customs, and Chief Families of the Provincial Period.
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