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Peter Parley's Fagots for the Fire Side;

Or, Tales of Fact and Fancy. Twelve Illustrations. New Edition.

Fcap. 8vo.; 38. 6d., cloth; 48. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. A new book by Peter Parley is a pleasant greeting for all boys and girls, wherever the English language is spoken and read. He has a happy method of conveying information, while seeming to address himself to the imagination." -The Critic. Letters from Sarawak,

Addressed to a Child; embracing an Account of the Manners, Cus-
toms, and Religion of the Inhabitants of Borneo, with Incidents of
Missionary Life among the Natives. By Mrs. M'DOUGALL. Fourth
Thousand, with Illustrations. 38. 6d. cloth.

“ All is new, interesting, and admirably told.”—Church and State Gazette. Kate and Rosalind;

Or, Early Experiences. By the author of “Quicksands on Foreign

Shores,” etc. Fcap. 8vo, 38. 6d. cloth; 4s. gilt edges. “A book of unusual merit. The story is exceedingly well told, and the characters are drawn with a freedom and boldness seldom met with.”- Church of England Quarterly,

“ The Irish scenes are of an excellence that has not been surpassed since the best days
of Miss Edgeworth."-Fraser's Magazine.
Clarissa Donnelly;

Or, The History of an Adopted Child. By GERALDINE E.
JEWSBURY, With an Illustration by John ABSOLON. Fcap. 8vo,

38.6d. cloth; 4s. gilt edges. “With wonderful power, only to be matched by as admirable a simplicity,Miss Jewsbury has narrated the history of a child. For nobility of purpose, for simple, nervous writing, and for artistic construction, it is one of the most valuable works of the day.”Lady's Companion. The Discontented Children;

And How they were Cured. By M. and E. KIRBY. Illustrated by H. K. BROWNE (Phiz.). Third edition, price 2s. 6d. cloth;

38. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “We know no better method of banishing 'discontent' from school-room and nursery than by introducing this wise and clever story to their inmates."-Art Journal. The Talking Bird;

Or, the Little Girl who knew what was going to happen. By M. and
E. Kirby. With Illustrations by H. K. BROWNE. Second Edition.

Price 28. 6d. cloth; 38. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Julia Maitland;

Or, Pride goes before a Fall. By M. and E. KIRBY. Ilustrated by

ABSOLON. Price 28. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d, coloured, gilt edges. “It is nearly such a story as Miss Edgeworth might have written on the same theme.”— The Press.

COMICAL PICTURE BOOKS. Each with Sixteen large Coloured Plates, price 2s. 6d., in fancy boards,

or mounted on cloth, Is. extra. Picture Fables.

Written and Illustrated by ALFRED CROWQUILL. The Careless Chicken;

By the Baron KRAKEMSIDES. By ALFRED CROWQUILL. Funny Leaves for the Younger Branches.

By the BARON KRAKEMSIDES, of Burstenoudelafen Castle. Illustrated

by ALFRED CROWQUILL. Laugh and Grow Wise;

By the Senior Owl of Ivy Hall. With Sixteen large coloured
Plates. Price 2s. 6d. fancy boards; or 3s. 6d. mounted on cloth.

The Remarkable History of the House that Jack Blind Man's Holiday;

Built. Splendidly Illustrated and magnificently Illuminated by THE
SON OF A GENIUS. Price 2s. in funcy cover.

“Magnificent in suggestion, and most comical in expression !"-Athenæum. A Peep at the Pixies;

Or, Legends of the West. By Mrs. BRAY. Author of “Life of
Stothard,” “Trelawny,” etc. With Illustrations by Phiz. Super-

royal 16mo, price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “A peep at the actual Pixies of Devonshire, faithfully described by Mrs. Bray, is a treat. Her knowledge of the locality, her affection for her subject, her exquisite feeling for nature, and her real delight in fairy lore, have given a freshness to the little volume we did not expect. The notes at the end contain matter of interest for all who feel a desire to know the origin of such tales and legends.”-Art Journal.

A BOOK FOR EVERY CHILD. The Favourite Picture Book;

A Gallery of Delights, designed for the Amusement and Instruction of the Young. With several Hundred Illustrations from Drawings by J. ABSOLON, H. K. BROWNE (Phiz), J. GILBERT, T. LANDSEER, J. LEECH, J. S. Prout, I. WEIR, etc. New Edition. Royal 4to., bound in a new and Elegant Cover, price 3s. 6d. plain; 7s. 6d. coloured;

10s. 6d. mounted on cloth and coloured. Sunday Evenings with Sophia;

Or, Little Talks on Great Subjects. A Book for Girls. By LEONORA
G. Bell. Frontispiece by J. ABSOLON. Fcap. 8vo, price 2s. 6d. cloth.

Or Short Tales for the Nursery. By the Author of “ Mia and Charlie.”
Illustrated by ABSOLON. 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d, coloured, gilt edges.

NEW AND BEAUTIFUL LIBRARY EDITION.
The Vicar of Wakefield;

A Tale. By Oliver GOLDSMITH. Printed by Whittingham. With
Eight Illustrations by J. ABSOLON. Square fcap. 8vo, price 58., cloth;

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7s. half-bound morocco, Roxburghe style; 10s. 6d. antique morocco. Mr. Absolon's graphic sketches add greatly to the interest of the volume: altogether, it is as pretty an edition of the Vicar' as we have seen. Mrs. Primrose herself would consider it well dressed.'"-Art Journal.

“A delightful edition of one of the most delightful of works: the fine old type and thick paper make this volume attractive to any lover of books.”Edinburgh Guardian. The Wonders of Home, in Eleven Stories.

By GRANDFATHER GREY. With Illustrations. Third and Cheaper

Edition. Royal 16mo., 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, glt edges. “The idea is excellent, and its execution equally commendable. The subjects are well selected, and are very happily told in a light yet sensible manner."-Weekly News. Cat and Dog;

Or, Memoirs of Puss and the Captain. Illustrated by Weir. Eighth

Edition. Super-royal 16mo, 2s. 6d. cloth; 38. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “The author of this amusing little tale is, evidently, a keen observer of nature. The illustrations are well executed; and the moral, which points the tale, is conveyed in the most attractive form."-Britannia. The Doll and Her Friends;

Or, Memoirs of the Lady Seraphina. By the Author of “ Cat and
Dog.” Third Edition. With Four Illustrations by H. K. BROWNE

(Phiz). 2s.6d., cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. Tales from Catland;

Dedicated to the Young Kittens of England. By an Old TABBY.
Illustrated by H. WEIR. Fourth Edition. Small 4to, 2s. 6d. plain;

3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “The combination of quiet humour and sound sense has made this one of the pleasantest little books of the season."--Lady's Newspaper. Scenes of Animal Life and Character.

From Nature and Recollection. In Twenty Plates. By J. B. 4to,

price 2s., plain; 2s. 6d., coloured, fancy boards. “Truer, heartier, more playful, or more enjoyable sketches of animal life could scarcely be found anywhere."-Spectator.

WORKS BY THE LATE MRS. R. LEE. Anecdotes of the Habits and Instincts of Animals.

Third Edition. With Illustrations by HARRISON WEIR. Fcap. 8vo,

3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. gilt edges. Anecdotes of the Habits and Instincts of Birds,

REPTILES, and FISHES. With Illustrations by HARRISON WEIR.

Second Edition. Fcap. 8vo, 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. gilt edges. "Amusing, instructive, and ably written."-Literary Gazette.

“Mrs. Lee's anthorities - to name only one, Professor Owen-are, for the most part first-rate.'-Athenceum. Twelve Stories of the Sayings and Doings of

ANIMALS. With Illustrations by J. W. ARCHER. Third Edition.

Super-royal 16mo, 2s.6d. cloth; 38. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. Familiar Natural History.

With Forty-two Illustrations from Original Drawings by HARRISON

WEIR. Super-royal 16mo, 3s. 6d. cloth; 58. coloured gilt edges. *** May be had in Two Volumes, 2s. each plain; 2s. 6d. Coloured, Entitled “ British Animals and Birds.” “Foreign Animals and Birds." Playing at Settlers;

Or, the Fagot House. Illustrated by GilbERT. Secund Edition.

Price 28. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Adventures in Australia;

Or, the Wanderings of Captain Spencer in the Bush and the Wilds.
Second Edition. Illustrated by Prout. Fcap. 8vo., 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s.

gilt edges.
The African Wanderers;

Or, the Adventures of Carlos and Antonio; embracing interesting Descriptions of the Manners and Customs of the Western Tribes, and the Natural Productions of the Country. Fourth Edition. With Eight

Engravings. Fcap. 8vo, 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. gilt edges. “For fascinating adventure, and rapid succession of incident, the volume is equal to any relation of travel we ever read.”-Britannia.

ELEGANT CIFT FOR A LADY. Trees, Plants, and Flowers;

Their Beauties, Uses and Influences. By Mrs. R. LEE. With beautiful coloured Illustrations by J. ANDREWS. 8vo, price 10s. 6d., cloth elegant, gilt edges. “The volume is at once useful as a botanical work, and exquisite as the ornament of a boudoir table."--Britannia, "As full of interest as of beauty."--Art Journal.

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; 38. 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 Ladies' Magazine. Short and Simple Prayers,

For the Use of Young Children. With Hymns. . Sixth Edition.

Square 15mo, Is. cloth. “Welī 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 recommend the book."--Christian Gwardian. Mamma's Bible Stories,

For her Little Boys and Girls, adapted to the capacities of very young
Children. Twelfth Edition, with Twelve Engravings. 28. 63. cloth;

3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
A Sequel to Mamma's Bible Stories.

Sixth Edition. Twelve Illustrations. 28. 63. cloth, 3s. 6d. coloured. Scripture Histories for Little Children.

With Sixteen Illustrations, by JOHN GILBERT. Super-royal 16mo.,

price 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. CONTENT8.

The History of Joseph-History of Moses-History of our Saviour— The Miracles of Christ.

Sold separately: 6d. each, plain; 1s. coloured.

The Family Bible Newly Opened;

With Uncle Goodwin's account of it. By JEFFERYS TAYLOR.

Frontispiece by J. GILBERT. Fcap. 8vo, 3s. 6d. cloth. “A very good account of the Sacred Writings, adapted to the tastes, feelings, and intel. ligence young people.”—Educational Times. Good in Everything;

Or, The Early History of Gilbert Harland. By MRS. BARWELL,
Author of “Little Lessons for Little Learners,” etc. Second Edition.

Illustrations by GILBERT. 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6 d., coloured, gilt edges. " The moral of this exquisite little tale will do more good than a thousand set tasks abounding with dry and uninteresting truisms.”-Bell's Messenger.

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