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THE HISTORY OF A FAMILY;
Or, RELIGION OUR BEST SUPPORT. With an Illustration
on Steel by JOHN ABSOLON. Fcap. 8vo, 2s. 6d. cloth. “ A natural and gracefully written story, pervaded by a tone of scriptural piety, and well calculated to foster just views of life and daty. We hope it will find its way into many English homes.”—Englishwoman's Magazine.
RHYMES OF ROYALTY.
The HISTORY OF ENGLAND in Verse, from the Norman Conquest to the reign of QUEEN VICTORIA ; with an Appendix, comprising a Summary of the leading events in each reign.
Fcap. 8vo, with Frontiepiece. 25. 6d. cloth. THE LADY'S ALBUM OF FANCY WORK;
Consisting of Novel, Elegant, and Useful Patterns in Knitting,
in a beautiful cover. New Edit. Post 4to, 3s. 6d. gilt edges. THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK,
AND OTHER TALES, by H. C. ANDERSEN. Translated and dedicated to the Author by CHARLES BONER. Illustrated
by Count Pocci. Fcap. 8vo, 28. plain; 3s. coloured. “ Full of charming passages of prose poetry, and such tiny dramatic scenes as will make the pulses of young readers throb with delight.”-Atlas.
VISITS TO BEECHWOOD FARM ;
Or, COUNTRY PLEASURES AND HINTS FOR HAPPINESS, AD-
Illustrations by ABSOLON. Small 4to, 3s. 6d. plain; 4s. 6d. col. “ The work is well calculated to impress upon the minds of the young
tle superiority of simple and natural pleasures over those which are artificial.” - Englishwoman's Magazine.
MARIN DE LA VOYE'S ELEMENTARY FRENCH WORKS. LES JEUNES NARRATEURS ;
Ou, Petits CONTES Moraux. With a Key to the difficult Words and Phrases. Frontispiece. Second Edition. 18mo, 2s. cloth.
“ Written in pure and easy French."-Morning Post. THE PICTORIAL FRENCH GRAMMAR,
FOR THE USE OF CHILDREN. With Eighty Engravings.
Royal 16mo; price 1s. 6d. cloth; 1s. sewed. “ The publication has greater than mechanical merit; it contains the principal elements of the French language, exhibited in a plain and expres. sive manner."--Spectator.
THE FIRST BOOK OF GEOGRAPHY :
Specially adapted as a Text Book for Beginners, and as a Guide to the Young Teacher. By Hugo REID, Author of “ Elements of Astronomy,” &c. Third Edition, carefully
revised. 18mo, 1s. sewed. “One of the most sensible little books on the subject of Geography we have met with."-Educational Times. “As a lesson.book it will charm the pupil by its brief, natural style."-Episcopalian.
THE MODERN BRITISH PLUTARCH ;
Or, LIVES OF MEN DISTINGUISHED IN THE RECENT HisTORY OF OUR COUNTRY FOR THEIR TALENTS, VIRTUES, AND ACHIEVEMENTS. By W. C. TAYLOR, LL.D., Author of “A Manual of Ancient and Modern History,” &c. 12mo. Second Thousand, with a new Frontispiece. 48. 6d.
cloth ; 5s. gilt edges. CONTENTS: Arkwright-Burke-Burns-Byron-Canning-Earl of Chatham-Adam Clarke-Clive-Captain Cook-Cowper-Crabbo-Davy-Eldon -Erskine--Fox-Franklin-Goldsmith-Earl Grey-Warren Hastings Heber-Howard-Jenner-Sir W. Jones - Mackintosh-H. Martyn-Sir J. Moore-Nelson-Pitt-Romilly-Sir W. Scott-Sheridan-Smeaton-Watt -Marquis Wellesley-Wilberforce-Wilkie-Wellington.
“A work which will be welcomed in any circle of intelligent young per• sons."-British Quarterly Revier.
HOME AMUSEMENTS :
A Choice Collection of Riddles, Charades, Conundrums,
EARLY DAYS OF ENGLISH PRINCES.
By MRS. RUSSELL GREY. Dedicated, by permission, to the
LIN. Small 4to, 3s. 6d. cloth ; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “ Just the book for giving children some first notions of English history, as the personages it speaks about are themselves young."- Manchester Examiner. FIRST STEPS TO SCOTTISH HISTORY.
By Miss RODWELL, Author of “First Steps to English
38. 6d. cloth ; 4s. 6d. coloured. "It is the first popular book in which we have seen the outlines of the early history of the Scottish tribes exhibited with anything like accuracy." -Glasgow Constitutional.
"The work is throughout agreeably and lucidly written.”-Midland Counties Herald,
LONDON CRIES AND PUBLIC EDIFICES,
Illustrated in Twenty-four Engravings by LUKE LIMNER ; with descriptive Letter-press. Square 12mo, 2s. 6d. plain ; 58. coloured. Bound in emblematic cover.
MRS. TRIMMER'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
Revised and brought down to the Present Time by MRS. MILNER. With Portraits of the Sovereigns in their proper costume, and Frontispiece by HARVEY. New Edition in
One Volume. 58. cloth. “The editing has been very judiciously done. The work has an esta, blished reputation for the clearness of its genealogical and chronological tables, and for its pervading tone of Christian piety.”- Church and State Gazette.
THE CELESTIAL EMPIRE ;
Or, POINTS AND PICKINGS OF INFORMATION ABOUT CHINA
Twenty Engravings. Fcap. 8vo, 3s. 6d. cloth ; 4s. gilt edges. “The book is exactly what the author proposed it should be, full of good information, good feeling, and good temper."-Allen's Indian Wail.
“Even well-known topics are treated with a graceful air of novelty." Atheneum.
TALES FROM THE COURT OF OBERON;
Containing the favourite Histories of Tom THUMB, GRACIOSA
GLIMPSES OF NATURE,
AND OBJECTS OF INTEREST DESCRIBED, DURING A VISIT TO
trations. 38. 6d. cloth. “We could not recommend a more valuable little volume. It is full of information, conveyed in the most agreeable manner."-Literary Gazette.
THE SILVER SWAN:
A Fairy Tale. By MADAME DE CHATELAIN. Illustrated by
John LEECH. Small 4to, 2s. 6d. plain; 3s. 6d, coloured cloth. “The moral is in the good, broad, unmistakeable style of the best fairy period."--Athenæum.
“The story is written with excellent taste and sly humour."-Atlas.
WORKS BY THE AUTHOR OF MAMMA'S BIBLE STORIES. FANNY AND HER MAMMA;
Or, Easy LESSONS FOR CHILDREN. In which it is attempted to bring Scriptural Principles into Daily Practice. Illustrated by J. GILBERT. Third Edition. 16mo, 2s. 6d. cloth ;
3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “A little book in beautiful large clear type, to suit the capacity of infant readers, which we can with pleasure recommend.”—Christian Lady's Bag. SHORT AND SIMPLE PRAYERS.
FOR THE USE OF YOUNG CHILDREN, WITH HYMNS. Fifth
Edition Square 16mo, Is. 6d. cloth. “Well adapted to the capacities of children,-beginning with the simplest forms which the youngest child may lisp at its mother's knee, and proceeding with those suited to its gradually advancing age. Special prayers, designed for particular circumstances and occasions, are added. We cordially recom. mend the book."--Christian Guardian,
MAMMA'S BIBLE STORIES
FOR HER LITTLE BOYS AND GIRLS, adapted to the capacities of very young children. Eleventh Edition, with Twelve En.
gravings. 2s. 6d. cloth ; 38. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. A SEQUEL TO MAMMA'S BIBLE STORIES.
Fifth and Cheaper Edition. With Twelve Illustrations.
28. 6d. cloth ; 35. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. SCRIPTURE HISTORIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN.
With Sixteen Illustrations by John GILBERT. Super-
The Miracles of Christ. *** Sold separately: 6d. each, plain ; 1s. coloureda BIBLE SCENES;
Or, SUNDAY EMPLOYMENT FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN. Consisting of Twelve Coloured Illustrations on Cards, and the History written in Simple Language. In a neat Box,
3s. 6d.; or dissected as a Puzzle, 6s. 6d. First Series: History of Joseph. | Third Series : History of Moses. Second Series : History of our Fourth Series : The Miracles Saviour.
of Christ. “It is hoped that these 'Scenes' may form a useful and interesting addi. tion to the Sabbath occupations of the Nursery. From their very earliest infancy little children will listen with interest and delight to stories brought thus palpably before their eyes by means of illustration.”—Preface.
THE YOUNG JEWESS AND HER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
FELLOWS. By the Author of “Rhoda,” &c. With a
Frontispiece by J. GILBERT. 16mo, 1s. cloth. “The story is beautifully conceived and beautifully told, and is peculiarly adapted to impress upon the minds of young persons the powerful efficacy of oxample.”--Englishwoman's Magazine. RHODA ;
Or, THE EXCELLENCE OF CHARITY. Fourth Edition. With
Illustrations. 16mo, 2s. cloth. “Not only adapted for children, but many parents might derive great advantage from studying its simple truths." Church and state Gazette, TRUE STORIES FROM ANCIENT HISTORY,
Chronologically arranged from the Creation of the World to
Steel Engravings. 12mo, 58. cloth.
Chronologically arranged from the Death of Charlemagne
Engravings. 12mo, 58. cloth.
Chronologically arranged from the Invasion of the Romans
Engravings. 12mo, 58. cloth.
on an improved plan. By the Rev. BOURNE HALL DRAPER.
THE WARS OF THE JEWS,
as related by JOSEPAUS; adapted to the capacities of Young
Persons. With 24 Engravings. Sixth Edit. 4s. 6d. cloth. THE PRINCE OF WALES'S PRIMER.
With 300 Illustrations by J. GILBERT. Dedicated to Her
printed in gold and colours, 18. HOW TO BE HAPPY;
Or, FAIRY GIFTS : to which is added, A SELECTION OF