4 MARCH 1865, Page 19

The Old City. By "Aleph." (W. H. Collingridge.)—A series of

papers contributed to the columns of the City Press, which are, however, by no means confined to the local antiquities of London. The young ROBCIIIS, the Princess Charlotte, John Wilkes, and even Queen Elizabeth share the attentions of " Aleph." with St. Paul's Cross, AldersgatA3, Baynard's Castle, and Billingsgate. They are pleasant, gossiping essays, with some curious illustrations of old buildings which have long since been pulled down,—rather curious than instructive, and yet containing a fund of out-of-the-way information which it would be extremely difficult to find elsewhere.