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7393 California. Van Dyke (Theodore 7403 Harvey (Rev. M.) Text-book of S.) Southern California: Its Valleys, Hills Newfoundland History. Map and woodand Streams; its Animals, Birds and Fishes; cuts. 16mo. pp. 202. Boston, 1885. 1.00 its Gardens, Farms and Climate. 12mo. 7404 Howe (Daniel W.) The Laws and pp. 233. New York, 1886. 1 50 Courts of Northwest and Indian Territories. 7394 Carnegie (Andrew). Triumphant 12mo. pp. 25. Indianapolis, 1886. Democracy; or, Fifty Years' March of the 7405 Hudson (Ja. F.) The Railways and Republic. 8vo. pp. 519. New York, the Republic. 8vo. pp. 489. New York, 2 00 1886.
Majesty's Province of Massachusetts Bay, in North America; with an account of his Government of the Colony during the period preceding the War of Independence, etc.; compiled from original documents; edited by his grandson, Peter Orlando Hutchinson. 2 vols., 8vo. Boston, 1886.
7407 Illinois 112th R. V. I. Thompson (B. F.) History of the 112th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, 1862-65. 8vo. pp. 480. Toulon, 1885. 3.00
7395 Charnay (Désire). Les Anciennes 7406 Hutchinson (T.) Diary and LetVilles de Nouveau Monde. Voyages d'Ex-ters of Thomas Hutchinson, Esq., Captainplorations au Mexique et dans l'Amerique General and Governor-in-Chief of His Late Centrale, 1857-81. 214 engravings and 19 maps and plans. Royal 4to. pp. 469, paper. Paris, 1885. 17 50 7396 Childs (Emery E.) A History of the United States, in chronological order, from the discovery of America in 1492 to 1885. 12mo. pp. 254. N. Y., 1886. 100 7397 Clay (Cassius M.) The Life of. Memoirs, Writings and Speeches, showing his conduct in the Overthrow of American Slavery, the Salvation of the Union, and the Restoration of the Autonomy of the States. Written and compiled by himself. 2 vols., 8vo. Cincinnati, 1886. Vol. 1 now ready. Per vol. 5 7398 Clemens (E. J. M.) La Plata Countries of South America. 12mo. pp. 511. Philadelphia, 1866. 1 50 7399 Crawford (Captain Jack). The Poet Scout; a Book of Song and Story. Illus. Sq. 12mo. pp. 181. N. Y., 1886. 2 00 7400 Cruise (The) of the Alabama. By One of the Crew [P. D. Haywood], with Notes from Historical Authorities. 16mo. pp. 150, paper. Boston, 1886. 50
7401 Eells (Rev. M.) Ten Years of Missionary Work among the Indians at Skokomish, Washington Territory, 1874-84. 12mo. pp. 271. Boston, 1866. 1 25
7402 Gilmore (J. R.) ["Edmund Kirke," pseud.] The Rear-Guard of the Revolution. Map. 12mo. pp. 317. N. Y., 1886. 1 50
7408 Keim (De B. R.) Sheridan's Troopers on the Borders: a Winter Campaign on the Plains. 12mo. pp. 308. Philadelphia, 1886.
7409 Lincoln (Abraham). Reminiscences of, by Distinguished Men of his Time. Collected and edited by Allen T. Rice. Portraits. 8vo. pp. 856. N. Y., 1886. 4.00
7410 McClure (A. K.) The South: its Industrial, Financial and Political Condition. Philadelphia, 1886. pp. 257. 1.00
7411 McConkey (Miss Rebecca). The Hero of Cowpens (Gen. Daniel Morgan): a Revolutionary Sketch. 12mo. pp. 295. New York, 1885. 1.00
7412 Merriam (Clinton H.) The Vertebrates of the Adirondack Regions, in Transactions of the Linnean Society of New York. Vol. 1, pp. 1-106. Vol. 2, pp. 1–214. Royal 8vo. paper, 1882-4.
4.00 7413 Moore (Frank). Songs and Ballads
of the Southern People. 1861-1865. 18mo. pp. 524. New York, 1886. 1 00 7414 North Carolina. Zeigler (W. G.) and Grosscup (B. S.) The Heart of the Alleghanies; or, Western North Carolina, its Topography, History, Resources, People, Narratives, Incidents, and Pictures of Travels, Adventures in Hunting and Fishing, and Legends of its Wilderness. Map 12mo. pp. 374, paper. 1 00 7415 Ohio 4th R. V. I. Kepler (Wm.) History of the Three Months and Three Years Service, 1861-64, of the Fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Maps and plates. 8vo. pp. 287. Cleveland, 1886. 3 00
and illustrations. Cleveland, 1883.
7416 Plongeon (Augustus Le). Sacred Mysteries among the Mayas and Quiches 11,500 Years Ago. Their Relation to the Sacred Mysteries of Egypt, Greece, Chaldea and India. Freemasonry in Times Anterior to the Temple of Solomon. Portrait, woodcuts and 16 mosstypes. 8vo. pp. 163. New York, 1886. 2 50
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