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is excessively rare, and there is no copy in the Mr. Cleaver, of Bath, has the original issue of British Museum); and Transactions of the Biblical Punch, 1841-1902, 251. ; "The Royal Military Chro- Archæological Society, 21 vols. A large portion of nicle,"1811-15, with portraits, 21. 108. ; 'The Battle the catalogue is devoted to works on theology and Abbey Roll,' 1889; Costumes,' 1802-18, 6 vols. ; philosophy, some of them very rare. Under Shelley's 'Essays,'Moxon, 1840 ; several sets of the Political and Social Economy we find John Bright, * Antiquarian Itinerary', and a number of works Canning, Cobden, Grattan; the Economic Journal, on Somerset, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Scotland.
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