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2. The Trial of M. Le Comte de Montalembert and

M. Douniol before the Paris Correctional Tribunal,
on the 24th November, 1858. Effingham Wilson.

London : 1858.
3. The Political Future of England. By the Comte

de Montalembert of the French Academy-from

the French. John Murray. London: 1856. 1381
X.-HEALTHY MUSHROOMS

1. Checkmate, a Tale. London: Bentley. 1858.
2. The Coquette, by Biddulph Warner. Dublin :

William Robertson. 1858.
3. Hills and Hollows. London : Newby. 1858. 1421
XI.-QUARTERLY RECORD OF THE PROGRESS OF REFOR-

MATORY SCHOOLS AND OP PRISON DISCIPLINE :
Containing : Letter of Mr. Israel Russell of New
York, to Miss Carpenter, on the cost of American
Reformatories--Mr. Adshead's paper on the cost
of English Reformatories Mr. Hill's paper on the
Treatment of Criminals in Germany-Photographs
as a means of discovering Runaways from Prisons
-Exertions of the late Rev. John Clay in the in-
provement of Prison Discipline-Irish Reforma-
tories--Meeting at Christ Church, Dublin, to es-
tablish a Protestant Reformatory, under the new
Act, for the City and County of Dublin-Cork
Reformatory-Letter from the Rev. Father Caccia
on the Patronage of Boys leaving Reformatory
Schools, enclosing copy of a Letter to Cardinal
Wiseman-Extract from Letter of the Right
Rev. Abbot of Mount St. Bernard on same sub-
ject-Extract from the “Southern Times," on the

Mutiny of Convicts in England.
APPENDIX—" The Jebb and Crofton Controversy.”
Sr. Josreh's INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE, with special refer-

ence to its Intern class of Workhouse Orphans.

THE

IRISH QUARTERLY REVIEW.

No. XXIX.-APRIL, 1858.

ART I. ODD PHASES IN LITERATURE.

SIXTH PAPER.

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1. Typographia, or the PrintersInstructor, including an ac

count of the origin of Printing, with Biographical Notices of the Printers of England from Caxton to the close of the Siateenth Century. By J. Johnson, Printer. London:

Longman and Co., 1824. 2. Origines de l’Imprimerie de Paris. Par J. Chevillier,

Paris, 1694. 3. Annales Typographica. Norimbergæ : 1793. 4. Essai sur les livres dans l'Antiquité. Par H. Gérand.

Paris : 1840.

PRICES OF BOOKS IN ANCIENT TIMES AND IN THE MIDDLE AGES.— " The ancients apprise us, according to Aulus-Gellius, tbat Plato, though possessed of a very moderate patrimony, purchased for 10,000 deniers (£400) the three books of the Pythagorean Philolaus, and from which Plato is said to have derived the greater part of his Timaeus. Some authors assert that this sum was given him by his friend Dionysius of Syracuse. It is also related that Aristotle, after the death of Speusippus, payed three attic talents (£659) for some books composed by this philosopher. This sum, according to the value of the Roman money, was about 72,000 sesterces. Timon, in bis three books of satires, gives vent to bis malignity; apostrophizes Plato, whoin he tells us was very poor, in consequence of hav

*For the other papers of this series see Irish QUARTERLY REVIEW, Vol. VI., No. 23, p. 439. No. 24, p. 647. Vol. VII., No. 25, p. 1, No. 26, p. 267. No. 27 p. 629. NO. XXIX., VOL. VIII.

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