Very many defects have been corrected by the various editions of the Hymns, but a considerable number still defy all efforts; and especially an abnormal number of undoubted lacuna disfigure the text.
More modern editions or critical works of value are: Martin (Variarum Lectionum libb.
De Anima: Torstrik, 1862; Trendelenburg, 2nd edition, 1877, with English translation, E.
1878, 4th edition, 1890; Ramsauer (Nicomachean), 1878, Susemihl, 1878,
For such people especially, the chapters added to this edition will complete "Notre-Dame-de-Paris," if we admit that "Notre-Dame-de-Paris" was worth the trouble of completing.
He merely fears, and the reason may be seen in the second volume of this edition, that the sap may have been withdrawn from that ancient soil of architecture which has been for so many centuries the best field for art.
Now, in 1907, on the occasion of the issue of this edition
, I can only add how glad I am that my romance should continue to please so many readers.
It consisted, in addition to the collection of fables given by Planudes and reprinted in the various earlier editions, of one hundred and thirty-six new fables (never before published) from MSS.
the second printed edition of the collection of the Fables made by Planudes, was issued from the printing-press of Robert Stephens, in which were inserted some additional fables from a MS.
Especially interesting are fifteen or twenty first editions of Hawthorne's books inscribed to Mr.
The passages referred to were omitted in the first and all subsequent American editions.
I have in this edition
largely condensed and corrected some parts, and have added a little to others, in order to render the volume more fitted for popular reading; but I trust that naturalists will remember, that they must refer for details to the larger publications which comprise the scientific results of the Expedition.
Over forty thousand copies have already been sold in the United States and Canada, and a new edition of twenty thousand is on the presses.
They had brought out a first edition of fifteen hundred copies and been dubious of selling it.
In the Preface to the later edition
of Sordello, Mr.