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tiora Monasterii Cisterciensis de Melros. Presented to
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the Maitland Club by James Ewing, LL.D.
been already done, and what Materials exist, towards the
trate, by a Series of Notes and Extracts, the Name and
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1835. 2 vols., folio. 5. Literatur früherer und noch bestehender Europäischer öffent
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and Curious Books, forming part of the Library of the Right Hon. Thomas Grenville. By John Thomas Payne and Henry Foss. London. 1842. 2 vols. 8vo. THERE are few things which at first sight appear more easy
than the compilation of a catalogue of printed books. We look with complacency upon the well-filled shelves of our own library, and think it useless to register the titles of those volumes which are constantly in our sight, and frequently consulted; whose names are familiar in our mouths as household words. On a time some book is wanted; we know that we have it, but the author's name has slipped from our memory; the volume provokingly eludes our search, and we unthinkingly exclaim, “We will have a catalogue; a mere alphabetical list; it is only to copy or abridge the title-pages.' We almost despise the easy labour : we begin. not foreseeing any impediment to our progress, and we go on until some anonymous volume with a quaint title-page puzzles us with the question, Where will you put me?' Glad to escape
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