A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank; but univested with heritable honours

A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank; but univested with heritable honours

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3tait>er*ttpColumbiaLIBRARIESTHE— ;WORKSVALUABLEPUBLISHED FOR HENRY COLBURN,BY R. BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET ;Bell and Edinburgh and John Cumming, Dublin.And sold also by Bradfute, ;'2 illustrated with upwards of forty Portraits of distinguished curiousi,i vols. 4to. Characters,Letters and Documents, in Fac-simile, &c.HISTORY OF THE IRISH UNION,principal Characters connected withWith Delineations of the that important measure.By SIR JONAH BARRINGTON,Member of the late Irish Parliament for the cities of Tuam and Clogher." to open wide the eyes of Great Britain to theAuthor hopes, by this history, presentThecurtain of ignorance and prejudice by which her historyof Ireland ; to draw aside thedangerscompare her once rising prosperity with her existing miserieshas been so long obscured ; tofalse principlescauses of their continuance, and the of her misrule toto discover the occult ;libellers in both countries.her sacrifices for England, and to unmask her In manydisplayunimportant actor. He possessed also the advantageevents he was himself a not ofof thewith the most celebrated personages of all parties with-individual intimacy or acquaintance ;contemporary and independent pen, the delineation of theirout which, and the fidelity of arecord of their conduct, if not lost for ever, and thereby leaving a widecharacters, and thewould have descendedhighly-interesting epocha of British History, to posteritychasm in aauthenticity." Author's Preface ...

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3tait>er*ttpColumbia LIBRARIESTHE — ; WORKSVALUABLE PUBLISHED FOR HENRY COLBURN, BY R. BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET ; Bell and Edinburgh and John Cumming, Dublin.And sold also by Bradfute, ; '2 illustrated with upwards of forty Portraits of distinguished curiousi,i vols. 4to. Characters, Letters and Documents, in Fac-simile, &c. HISTORY OF THE IRISH UNION, principal Characters connected withWith Delineations of the that important measure. By SIR JONAH BARRINGTON, Member of the late Irish Parliament for the cities of Tuam and Clogher. " to open wide the eyes of Great Britain to theAuthor hopes, by this history, presentThe curtain of ignorance and prejudice by which her historyof Ireland ; to draw aside thedangers compare her once rising prosperity with her existing miserieshas been so long obscured ; to false principlescauses of their continuance, and the of her misrule toto discover the occult ; libellers in both countries.her sacrifices for England, and to unmask her In manydisplay unimportant actor. He possessed also the advantageevents he was himself a not ofof the with the most celebrated personages of all parties with-individual intimacy or acquaintance ; contemporary and independent pen, the delineation of theirout which, and the fidelity of a record of their conduct, if not lost for ever, and thereby leaving a widecharacters, and the would have descendedhighly-interesting epocha of British History, to posteritychasm in a authenticity." Author's Preface.imperfect details and an ambiguouswith OF MODERN FICTION.SELECT LIBRARY Volume, handsomely printed in post 8vo. andPublishing Monthly, price only 4s. each bound in Morocco Cloth, NOVELISTS.COLBURN'S MODERN which this Collection will bepublishing Monthly the various Novels of formed, it isIn opportunity of obtaining, at a cost little exceedingafford the Public an one-intended to of the most sterling and admired Works of Fictionthird of their original prices, some that pens of living writers.have emanated from the sold separately :Sets alreadv published, and WARD, Esq.TREMAINE and DE VERE, bv R. P. and THE DISOWNED, bv E. L. BULWER, Esq.PELHAM, DEVEREUX, HOUSE, by HORACE SMITH, Esq.BRAMBLETYE LISTER, Esq.HERBERT LACY, by T. H.GRANBY and GREY, bv B. D'ISRAELI, Esq.VIVIAN GRATTAN, Esq.HIGHWAYS and BY-WAYS, by T. C. MonthlyIn course of Publication, AND MILITARY LIBRARYTHE NAVAL OF ENTERTAINMENT; Series ofWorks from the Pens of distinguished Officers; now first collected.A plan ;This publication is conducted on the same as Colburn's Modern Novelists —a set handsomely printed in post 8vo. and bound inwill be issued every month, Morocco Cloth, price only 4s. per Volume. alreadyof economy and general convenience which have suggested, in seve-The principles monthly publication of works pertainingral instances, the cheap to the lighter andsuccessful literature, have not yet been called into operation,more amusing departments of in a similar of the Army and Navy. This omission is now about"manner, for the benefit to be rectified collection particularly suited to the tastes and pursuits of theby the formation of a members 3f and comprising the choicest productions of modern times ; and the entirethe two Services, form, it is trusted, such a libraryeries limited Twenty Volumes, will of entertainmentto enlivening the social hours of everys will prove a desirable acquisition for Mess and Gun- iom at home and abroad. THENAVAL OFFICER, byCapt.Marrvat, R.N.he First Number contains In 3 vols. — HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY. VI. SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE'S LIFE andCORRESPOND-DIARYTHE vols. 8vo., withand CORRESPONDENCE. Ill 2Author ofof KALPH THORESBY,KNCE periodsthree portraits of the late President at various ' Edited by the Rev. JOSEPHThe History of Leeds.' of his beautifully engraved from paintings bylife, F.S.A. In 4 vols. 8vo.