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ADVERTISEMENT

OF THE FRENCH EDITOR.

The Abridgment of the History of England, by Dr. Goldsmith, of which the present is an improved Edition, has enjoyed, ever since its first appearance, an unparalleled popularity, and new editions are still published annually in England. Among the several authors of Continuations, Notes, and Additions, Mr. Pinnock has obtained the preference in England, and we have therefore chosen his Continuation for the text of the present Continental Edition; some errors of narration and prejudices may exist, but it must be remembered that it is an Englishman who writes the history of his own country

Among the improvements and additions which distinguish the present edition, are several of great utility to Englishmen, and indispensable to foreigners ; such

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CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE MO- LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND THE Aris

NARCHS BEFORE AND AFTER THE OF THE AGE.
CONQUEST.

THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION.
SKETCH OF SAXON IDOLS.

THE BRITISH REGALIA. LISTS OF EMINENT PERSONS IN EACH GENEALOGY OF THE PRESENT ROYAL REIGN

FAMILY.

The care bestowed in England upon works of this

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ADVERTISEMENT OF TUE FRENCII EDITOR.

kind, destined to an extensive circulation, has induced the Editor of the present to endeavour to surpass all former editions.

PUBLISHED BY THE SAME BOOKSELLER :

GOLDSMITH'S ROMAN HISTORY, lo which is prefixed an Intro

duction to the Sludy of Roman History, and a variely of valuable information added throughout the work on the manners, institutions, and antiquilies of the Romans : with numerous biographical and historical Notes; a Dictionary explaining the most difficult words, at the beginning, and questions for examination at the end of each section; corrected and enlarged by W. C. Taylor. Nouvelle édition perfectionnée par Pinnock. Paris, 1841, 1 vol. in-12, orné de 28 gravures ou vignettes sur bois, 3 fr.

HISTORY OF GREECE, for the use of schools, revised, corrected, and very considerably enlarged by the addition of scveral new chapters and numerous useful notes; together with a short Dictionary prefixed to each section, explaining every difficulty, and fixing the proper sound and meaning of the words; also questions for examination at the end of each section. 17th edition, augmented and much improved by W. C. Taylor. Nouvelle édition perfectionnée par Pinnock. Paris, 1841, 1 vol. in-12, orné de 25 gravures ou vignettes sur bois, 3 fr.

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