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Although this book (an octavo) bore no date, the names of the subscribing bishops fix it as 1566 or 1567.

The present edition is in a duodecimo, instead of an octavo form, and is sold at a less price than the previous ones.

The original edition of Parts i-iii is in quarto, Part iv in octavo.

The second is a work on government, by the Marquis de Condorcet, two volumes, octavo.

A water-color drawing of jumping mouse, by Gilpin; octavo size, pencil drawing of skulls of Shrews.

In 1814 Scott published an edition of Swift's works in nineteen octavo volumes.

The first edition is in five volumes quarto; but I have made use of that printed at Prato, 1806, in twenty octavo volumes.

All this might be comprised in an octavo volume of moderate extent.

In the aggregate his works would now make scarcely less than fifty octavo volumes.

Sainte-Beuve often spent a whole week on two or three octavo pages.

Library NotesA. P. Russell

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