Autobiography of Miss Cornelia Knight, Lady Companion to the Princess Charlotte of Wales: With Extracts from Her Journals and Anecdote Books, Volume 2

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W.H. Allen, 1861

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Page 11 - Thornton, 4 vols., 8vo. £2 16s. „ 8vo. 21s. (NWP, &c.) 2 vols., 8vo. 25s. Gazetteer of Southern India. With the Tenasserim Provinces and Singapore. Compiled from original and authentic sources. Accompanied by an Atlas, including plans of all the principal towns and cantonments. Royal 8vo. with 4to. Atlas. £3 3s.
Page 9 - To note the various countries, provinces, or territorial divisions, and to describe the physical characteristics of each, together with their statistical, social, and political circumstances.
Page 11 - Thomson's Lunar and Horary Tables. For New and Concise Methods of Performing the Calculations necessary for ascertaining the Longitude by Lunar Observations, or Chronometers ; with directions for acquiring a knowledge of the Principal Fixed Stars and finding the Latitude of them.
Page 31 - In a case, 14s. ; on rollers, and varnished, 18s. Map of China, From the most Authentic Sources of Information. One large sheet — size, 2 ft. 7 in. wide ; 2 ft. 2 in. high, 6s. ; or, on cloth, in case, 8s. Map of the World ; On Mercator's Projection, showing the Tracts of the Early Navigators, the Currents of the Ocean, the Principal Lines of great Circle Sailing, and the most recent discoveries. On four sheets — size, 6ft.
Page 10 - Western India. Embracing a visit to the Sacred Mounts of the Jains, and the most Celebrated Shrines of Hindu Faith between Rajpootana and the Indus, with an account of the Ancient City of Nehrwalla.
Page 27 - Griffith (Ralph TH) Birth of the War God. A Poem. By KALIDASA. Translated from the Sanscrit into English Verse. By RALPH TH GRIFFITH. 8vo.
Page 347 - The Queen considers it to be her duty to lose no time in acquainting the Princess of Wales, that she has received a communication from her son, the Prince Regent, in which he states, that her Majesty's intention of holding two drawing-rooms in the ensuing month having been notified to the public, he must declare that he considers that his own presence at her court cannot be dispensed with ; and that he desires it...
Page 31 - With Tables of Distances between the principal Towns and Military Stations On one sheet — size, 2 ft. 3 in. wide ; 2 ft. 9 in. high, 9s.
Page 346 - I am not absolutely bound to assert them, in order to relievo the Queen, as far as I can, from the painful situation in which she is placed by your Royal Highness ; not from any consciousness of blame, not from any doubt of the existence of those rights, or of my own worthiness to enjoy them. " Sir, the time you have selected for this proceeding is calculated to make it peculiarly galling. Many illustrious strangers are already arrived in England...
Page 9 - The chief objects in view in compiling this Gazetteer are: — 1st. To fix the relative position of the various cities, towns, and...

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