Inaugural volume, including essays in memory of Lord Acton. xvi, , 339 p.; 26 cm. Contents: A brief account of the foundation of the Academy -- Charter of incorporation -- Bye-laws -- List of fellows and officers -- Address by the President, Donald James Mackay, Lord Reay -- Studies in early Irish history, John Rhys -- The ferment in education on the Continent and in America, Michael E. Sadler -- Idealism and the theory of knowledge, Edward Caird -- Summary. Excavation in Asia Minor, W. M. Ramsay -- The conclave of Clement X (1670), Carl N. D. de Bildt -- Summary. The pictographic and linear scripts of Minoan Crete and their relations, Arthur J. Evans -- The evidence of Greek papyri with regard to textual criticism, F. G. Kenyon -- The centenary of Kant's death, Shadworth H. Hodgson -- Oriental studies in England and abroad, T. W. Rhys Davids -- Summary. Shakesperiana, 1598-1602, I. Gollancz -- Bacchylides, Richard C. Jebb -- John Locke as a factor in modern thought, A. Campbell Fraser -- Locke's theory of the state, Frederick Pollock -- Summary. Psychological elements in Greek sculpture, Percy Gardner -- The centenary of the French civil code, Courtenay Ilbert. -- Obituary notices: Henry Sidgwick (James Bryce); Lord Acton (James Bryce); Lord Acton as a Cambridge professor (W. A. J. Archbold); Lord Acton as a book collector (H. R. Tedder); Andrew Bruce Davidson (S. R. Driver); S. R. Gardiner (C. H. Firth); Edward Byles Cowell (T. W. Rhys Davids); W. E. H. Lecky (Spencer Walpole); George Salmon (J. H. Bernard); Leslie Stephen (F. W. Mailtand); Alexander Stuart Murray (E. Maunde Thompson) -- Appendix: International Association of Academies. Second general assembly. Good orig. red cloth, small nick on spine below crown. Bookseller Inventory # 006597
Title: Proceedings of the British Academy [vol. 1] ...
Publisher: by Henry Frowde, OUP 
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