The Learned Societies and Printing Clubs of the United Kingdom: Being an Account of Their Respective Origin, History, Objects, and Constitution: with Full Details Respecting Membership, Fees, Their Published Works and Transactions, Notices of Their Periods and Places of Meeting, &c. and a General Introduction and a Classified Index

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Página 256 - SOCIETY is instituted to perpetuate, and render accessible, whatever is valuable, but hitherto little known, amongst the materials for the Civil, Ecclesiastical, or Literary History of the United Kingdom; and it accomplishes that object by the publication of Historical Documents, Letters, Ancient Poems, and whatever else lies within the compass of its design, in the most convenient form, and at the least possible expense consistent with the production of useful volumes.
Página 242 - THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATUTA, Translated from the abridged Arabic Manuscript Copies preserved in the Public Library of Cambridge, with NOTES illustrative of the History, Geography, Botany, Antiquities. &c. occurring throughout the Work.
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