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the Bible Commentar:

A PLAIN EXPLANATORY EXPOSITION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES

FOR EVERY BIBLE READER.

To be published at regular intervals in royal octavo volumes at the uniform

price of $5.00 per volume.

THE HOLY BIBLE

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According to the Authorized Version, A. D. 1611. WITH EXPLANATORY AND CRITICAL NOTES AND A

REVISION OF THE TRANSLATION BY BISHOPS AND CLERGYMEN OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.

The BIBLE COMMENTARY, the publication of which will shortly be commenced, by CHARLES SCRIBNER & co, simultaneously with its appearance in England, had its origin in the widely felt want of a plain explanatory Comentary on the Holy Scriptures, which should be at once more comprehensive and compact than any now published Projected in 1863, the selection of the scholars to be employed upon it was entrusted to a Committee named by the Speaker of the British House of Commons and the Arclıbishop of York ( for the names of this Committee and list of contributert see another page), and through the agency of this Committee, there has been concentrated upon this great work. a bination of force such as has not been enlisted in any similar undertaking in England, since the translation of King James version of the Bible. Of the THIRTY-SIX DIFFERENT DIVINES who are engaged upon the work, nearly al 27 widely known in this country as well as in England, for their valuable and extensive contributions to the Literature of the Bible, and in this Commentary they condense their varied learning and their most matured judgments.

The great object of the BIBLE COMMENTARY is to put every general reader and student in full possession of whatever information may be necessary to enable him to understand the Holy Scriptures; to give him, as far as possible the same advantages as the Scholar, and to supply him with satisfactory answers to objections resting upon misrepresett tions or misinterpretations of the text. To secure this end most effectually, the Comment is chiefly explanatory, presenting in a concise and readable form the results of leamed investigations carried on during the last half century. When fait discussions of difficult passages or important subjects are necessary, they are placed at the end of the chapter or volume.

The text is reprinted without alteration, from the Authorized Version of 1611 with marginal references and renderings but the notes forming this Commentary, will embody amended translations of passages proved to be incorrect in that Versica

The work will be divided into EIGHT SECTIONS which it is expected will be comprised in as many volumes, and each volume will be a royal octavo. Typographically special pains dias been taken to adapt the work to the use of oidet readers and students, N. B. The American editi

of the Bible Commentary, will be printed from stereotype plates, duplicated from those upon which the English edition is printed, and will be fully equal to that in every respect.

THE FIRST VOLUME OF

Che Bible Commentary

It is expected, will be published during the month of April, simultaneously with its appearance in England. It will contain:

THE PENTATEUCH,
The books of which will be divided as follows, among the contributors named:
GENESIS,

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Rt. Rev. E. HAROLD BROWNE, Bishop of Ely, and

author of Ex position of the Thirty-nine Articles. EXODUS..

Chap. I-XIX, THE EDITOR.

Chap. XX. to the End, and LEVITICUS.

Rev. SAMUEL CLARK, M.A. NUMBERS AND DEUTERONOMY. Į Rev. T. E. Espin, B.D., Warden of Queen's Col

lege, Birmingham. Making one vol. royal 8vo, of nearly 1000 pages, being the only complete commen. tary upon the Pentateuch, in one volume, in the English language. Price in cloth, $5.00, less than one-half that of the English edition.

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D. VAN NOSTRAND'S

CATALOGUE

OF

SCIENTIFIC BOOKS.

ARCHITECTURE, CARPENTRY, AND BUILDING.

$10 00

18 00

9 00

2 50

10 00

ABERDEEN. Grecian Architecture. By

Earl of Aberdeen. (Weale's series.)
ALLEN. Cottage Building. By C. B. Al-

len. (Weale's series.).
ALL EN. Rural Architecture : being

& Complete Description of Farm-Houses, Cottages, and Out-Buildings. By L. F. Al

len. 12mo.... AKCHITECT'N (The) Guide; or, Office

and Pocket Companion, for Architects, Engineers, etc. By W. D. Haskoll, G. Rennie, F. Rogers, and P. Thompson. 1 vol.

10mo, cloth... ASUPITEL. Treatise on Architecture,

including the Arts of Constructive Building, Stone Masonry, Arch-Carpentry, Roof-Joinery, and Strength of Materials. Edited by Arthur Ashpitel. 1 vol. 4to, cloth. Illus

trated. Edinburgh, 1867...... AUDSLEY. Cottage, Lodge, and Villa

Architecture. By W. and G. Audsley.

Edinborgh. 1 vol. 4to, half morocco ..... AUSTIN. A Practical Treatise on Calcare

olla and Hydraulie Limes and Cemente. By J. G. Austin. 1 vol. 12mo, cloth. London,

1862 BARNARD.

School Architecture. By Henry Barnard. 3d edition. 1 vol. 8vo,

cloth. N. Y., 1849....
BELL. Carpentry Made Easy. By W.F.

Bell. 1 vol. 8vo
BICKNELL'S VI L L A GE

BUILDER. Elevations and Plans for
Cottages, Villas, Suburban Residences,
Farmhouses, Stables and Carriage-Houses,

Stone 'Fronts, School-Houses, Churches,
50 Court-Houses, and a Model Jail. . 4to. Troy,

1870....
50 BLACKBURNE. Rural and Suburban

Architecture, being a series of designs for
suburban and rural villas. Edited by E. L.

Blackbarne and other eminent architects.
$1 50

1 vol. 4to, half mor, London, 1869....... BLENKARN. Practical Specifications

of Works executed in Architecture, etc.

By J. Blenkarn. 1 vol. 8vo. London, 1865.
BOGUE. Domestic Architecture. By J.

W. Bogue, Architect. Edinburgh. 1 vol.
2 75

oblong, cloth. 1865.
BOWLER. Chapel and Church Archi-

tecture, with Designs for Parsonages. By

Rev. G. Bowler, Folio, illustrated.
BRANDON. The Open Timber Roofs of

the Middle Ages, illustrated by Perspective
15 00

and Working Drawings of some of the best
varieties of Church Roofs. By R. and J. A.

Brandon. London, 1860. 4to, cloth (scarce)
27 00

An Analysis of Gothic Architecture; Illustrated by a series of upwards of 700 examples of Doorways,

Windows, etc., and accompanied with re-
2 50 marks on the several details of an Ecclesi.

astical Edifice. By Ralph &J. Arthur Bran-
don. 2 vols, quarto.

London, 1858.
(Scarce.)

BREYMANN and LANG. Allgemeine
6 00 Bau-Constructions-Lehre, mit besonderer

Beziehung auf das Hochfauwesen, By G.
A. Breymann. 3d revised and enlarged
edition by H. Lang. 4 vols. 4to, with 329
plates. Stuttgart, 1860-65

2 00

26 00

Architecture, Carpentry, and Building.

The

1

BRIDGENS. Furniture, with Candelabra

CUBITT. Church Design for Congrega and Interior Decoration. Designed by R.

tions: its Developments and possibilities. Bridgens. 1 rol, large 4to. Pickering, 1838. $31 50 By James Cubiti, Arch 8vo, cloth, illus. BROOKS. Erection of Dwelling-Houses,

trated. London, 1870.. with Specifications, Quantities of Materiale,

CUMMINS and MILLER. Designs etc. 27 plates. By S. H. Brooks. (Weale's

for Street Fronte, Suburban Houses, and series.)

1 28 Cottages By M. F. Cummins and C. C. Modern Architecture; being a Series of

Miller, Architects. 1 vol. large 4to, cloth. Designs for Street Elevations, Shop Fronts,

Troy, 1865.. Buildings adapted for Towns, with Specifi

Modern American Architecture, cations, etc. By S. H. Brooks. 1 vol.

containing designs and plans for Villas, quarto, London....

21 00 Farm-houses, Scboolbouses, Cottages, City New Designs for Chimney Pieces, with

Residences, Churches, &c. Also Trossed Elevations, Sections, Profiles, and Plans.

Roofs, Interior Stone Finish, and many ex. By S. H. Brooks. 6 parts, royal 4to. Lon

terior details. By M. F. Cummins and C. don

15 00

C. Miller, Architects. 1 vol. 4to, cloth, BULLOCK. American Cottage

Troy, 1868....... Builder. By J. Bullock. 1 vol. 8vo, cloth.

CUPPER The Universal Stair-Builder, Philadelphia, 1869..

3 60

being a New Treatise on the Construction The Rudiments of Architecture and

of Stair-Cases and Hand-Rail. By R. A. Building. By J. Bullock. Svo, cloth..... 3 80

Cupper. 4to.. BURN. Practical Ventilation, By Robt.

DAVY. The Architect, Engineer, and Oper. Scott Burn, 1 vol. 12mo, cloth. Edinburgh,

ative Builder's Constructive Mangal ; being 1850

3 00

a Practical and Scientific Treatise on the Model Designs for Mansions, Villas, Cot

Construction of Artificial Foundations for tage Residences, Park Entrances, and

Buildings, Railways, ete, By C. Davy. 1 Lodges, being Plans, Elevations, Sections,

vol. 8vo. London, 1841.......... Detailed Drawing, and Descriptive Specifica

DE GRAFF. The Modern Geometrical tions. Arranged by Robert Scott Burn. 1

Stair Builder's Guide, By S. De Graft, Archvol. quarto, half morocco......

15 00

itect. 4to, illustrated. Philadelphia, 1868. BURNELL. Rudimentary Treatise on

DELASSAUX and ELLIOTT. Limes, Cements, Mortars, Concretes, Mas

Street Architecture. A deries of Shop tics, Plastering, etc. By Geo. R. Burnell. Fifth Edition, with Appendicee. (Weale's

Fronts and Façades. By V. Delassaux and

J. Elliott. Engraved on Steel by Philip series.)

75

Brandon. 1 vol. folio. London, 1855.... BURY. Styles of Architecture. By T. Bury. (Weale's series.).

DEMPSEY. A Supplement to the Bulld. 76

er's Guide in Materials and Construction, CAMPIN. On the Construction of Iron

By G. D Dempsey. Containing Working Roofs, a Theoretical and Practical Treatise.

Drawings, Specifications, Contracts, Tenders, By Francis Campin, C. E. With woodcuts

Bills of Quantities, Estimates, etc. With and plates of roofs lately executed. Small

65 illustrations. 410, cloth. New York, 1868.............

8 00 don, 1857. ......... CHAMBERS. A Treatise on the Deco.

DENTON. The Farm Homesteads of Eng. rative Part of Civil Architecture, by Sir

land: a collection of plans of the most apWm. Chambers, F.S.A. ; with Illustra. tions, Notes, etc., by Joseph Gwilt, F.S.A.

Edited by J, Bailey Denton, C.E 24 ediNew ed. rev. By W. H. Leeds. Royal

tion, 4to, cloth. London, 1865 4to, cloth.......

10 60 DESIGNS (Original) for English Cottages, CL IBKSON'S Fonts, Mural Tablets,

containing Views, Elevations, Plans, and all Chimney Pieces, and Balustrades. 2 vols. quarto. London.....

42 00 CLEVELAND and BACKUS, Cot

don, 1868......... tage and Farm Architecture............

400 DICTIONARY of Terms used by BuildCLOUGH Contractor's Manual and

ers, Architects, etc. (Weale's series.). Builder's Price Book. By A. B. Clough.

DOBSON. Brick and Tile Making. By L 16mo, cloth. (Scarce.) CROFF. Model Suburban Architecture, em.

Mallet. London, 1868. (Weale's series.)... bodying Designs for Dwellings of Moderate Cost, together with elaborate and extensive

E. Dobson. (Weale's series.)....... villas, etc., etc. By C. B. Croff, Architect. 1 vol. quarto. 1870....

6 00 (Weale's series.)

1 vol. 8vo, paper. L02.

proved specimens of farm architecture.

Detail Drawings, etc., etc. By a Practical
Surveyor and Builder. I vol. quarto. Lot-

Dobson. New edition, revised by Robert

Foundations and Concrete Works. By

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The Art of Building. By E. Dobson.

Architecture, Carpentry, and Building.

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