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Xavier Marmier (1809–1892)

Marmier, Xavier (mar-myā’). A French miscellaneous writer; born at Pontarlier, June 24, 1809; died in Paris, Oct. 11, 1892. He was librarian of the library of St. Geneviève, Paris (1846). He was a great traveler. His works include: ‘History of Iceland’ (1838); ‘Letters on Russia,’ etc. (2 vols., 1843); ‘From the Rhine to the Nile’ (1846); ‘The United States and Canada’ (1874); the novels: ‘The Spitzbergen Lovers’ (1858); ‘The Dramas of the Heart’ (1868); ‘A Russian Great Lady’ (1876); in verse, ‘Poetical Sketches’ (1830); ‘Poems of a Traveler’ (1841); etc.