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On the 1st of November will be published the first volume of this Work, comprising the four numbers and a Supplement already issued, together with a complete index and title, handsomely i. in cloth. Price 14s.

The index and titlepage will be issued to subscribers with No. V. on the 1st of

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This day is published, Demy 8vo, price 6s. Cloth, extra, the Fifth Edition of

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By THOMAS WALKER, M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge, Barrister at Law, and one of the Police Magistrates of the Metropolis.

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By RICHARD PARKINSON, B.D., Canon of Manchester, and Principal of
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PARKINSON'S SERMONS, 2 vols. price 12s.


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Exhibiting the Origin and Import of Armorial Bearings; the Rise and Establishment of the Feudal System; Knight Errantry, and the Expeditions of Crusade or Holy Wars; Chivalry, and the Feats of Tilt and Tournaments; the derivations of Titles of Honour, and Surnames; marshalling of Arms, Genealogies, and Funeral Processions. Illustrated by nearly seven hundred engravings in wood.

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“Here we close our notice of a book which, for sincerity of purpose, for the erudition and the enthusiasm of its writer, and for the ability which supports that enthusiasm, deserves well at the hand of the public; and we recommend it accordingly.”—The Critic, June 20, 1846.

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THE accompanying sketch will give some idea of the curiously poised stone, situated in Meend Wood, about two miles eastward from the town of Monmouth, and about two hundred yards from the boundary of the county. It stands in, and most probably gives name to, the parish of Stanton, in the county of Gloucester, and is usually known by the name of BUCKstoNE. In the same parish, on the opposite side of the village, is a large Maen Hir. The size of the Buckstone is about twenty-two feet extreme length, as seen in the sketch; on the top it is nineteen feet long by thirteen feet wide, and about fifty-three feet in circumference. Its height is thirteen feet, and in figure is somewhat of an inverted pyramid poised on its apex, which is about three feet in diameter, where it touches the pedestal. It is called a druidical monument, by which term most

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