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THE BOYS OWN FAVOURITE LIBRARY, Under this Title we are issuing in one uniform series, a number of the best known and most popular books for boys, written by their favourite authors, such as W. H. G. Kingston, G. A. Hentya Rev. H. C. Adams, Jules Verne, E. Marryat Norris, W. H. Dalton, A. Elwes, and others. The books are well printed in crown octaro size, on good paper, and strongly and elegantly bound. They are published at 35. 6d. per volume, and will be found the cheapest and best library for boys' reading. Each volume contains from 350 to 500 pages of solid reading, and they are all well illustrated The volumes are appearing one a fortnight. They will, by the purity and healthiness of their tone, commend themselves to parents, guardians, schoolmasters, and all who have the charge of youth, while to the boys themselves they will prove the best attrac. tive investment for their pocket money that has been put before them. The following volumes have already appeared :Mark Seaworth. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. Hurricane Hurry. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. Salt Water. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. Out on the Pampas. By G. A. Henty. Peter the Whaler. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. Early Start in Life. By E. MARRYAT Norris. Fred Markham in Russia. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. College Days at Oxford. By Rev. H. C. ADAMS. The Young Francs-Tireurs. By G. A. HENTY. The Three Midshipmen. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. Our Soldiers. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. The Three Commanders. By W. H. G. KINGSTON. The Three Lieutenants. By W. H. G. KINGSTON
Others are in preparation.
THE GIRLS' OWN FAVOURITE LIBRARY.
Encouraged by the success which has attended the publication of the Boys' OWN FAVOURITE LIBRARY, Messrs. GRIFFITH and FARRAN are publishing a number of books, in one uniform series, for Girls and Young Women, written by well-known and popular authors. They are well printed in similar style to The Boys' Own FAVOURITE LIBRARY, in crown octavo size, on good paper, and strongly and elegantly bound. They are published at 35. 6d. per volume, and will be found the best and cheapest Library for girls' reading. Each volume contains from 300 to 400 pages of solid reading, and is illustrated. Thoroughly pure and healthy in tone, they are such as parents and others may safely put into the hands of English maidens, while to the girls themselves they will prove an attractive investment for their pocket money. The following volumes are ready :
Michaelmas Daisy. By Sarah DOUDNEY.
LAURA . “Bonnie Lesley.” By Mrs. HERBERT MARTIN. Left Alone. By FRANCIS CARR, Author of “Tried
by Fire,” &c. Stephen the Schoolmaster.
By Mrs. GELLIE. (M.E.B.) Very Genteel. By the Author of “Mrs. Jerningham's
The Children's Daily Help for the Christian
Year. Taken from the Psalms and Lessons. Selected by
Also kept in various leather bindings. “Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth."-Eccl. xii. I. Every mother will find this little commencing at Adrent Sunday, in book a real help for her children. The large print, cannot fail to make it an simple text and easy verse for the day, attractive children's book. Talks about Science. By the LATE THOMAS DUNMAN,
formerly Lecturer on Physiology at the Birkbeck Institution, and the Working Men's College. With a Biographical Sketch, by CHARLES WELSH. Crown 8vo, cloth gilt.
Price 35. 6d. “Will prove serviceable to those into its vestibule."-ATHEN.EUM. who, not caring to force their way, “We give the Talks a hearty welinto the temple of science, are yet come and a strong recommendation.” anxious to get an occasional glimpse -SCHOOL GUARDIAN.
NEW BOOKS IN THE CHERRY (EIGHTEENPENNY) SERIES. Happy Home. By LADY LUSHINGTON. Helen in Switzerland. By LADY LUSHINGTON, Lost in the Jungle. By AUGUSTA MARRYAT. Louisa Broadhurst. By A. MILNER. Our Home in the Marshland. By E. L. F. Battle and Victory; or, The Painter's Career.
By C. E. BOWEN.
NEW BOOKS IN THE HAWTHORN (SHILLING) SERIES. Adrift on the Sea. By E. MarryAT NORRIS.
MARRYAT Cat and Dog; or, Puss and the Captain. Children of the Parsonage. Johnny Miller. By Felix WEISS. Our White Violet. By the author of "Gerty and
-May." Sunny Days. By the Author of "Gerty and May."
“, Ten Shillings and Sixpence each, cloth elegant. 10/6 Child Life in Japan and Japanese Child Stories. By M. CHAPLIN
AYRTON, With Soven full-page Illustrations, drawn and ongraved by Japanese artists, and many smaller ones. Quarto, Cloth elegant.
“People who give it away are likely to be tempted to buy a new copy to keep."-Saturday Review.
Seven Shillings and Sixpence each, cloth elegant.
HENTY, Author of "Out on the Pampas,” &c. With Eight
full-page pictures and numerous plans of Battles. The Men of the Backwoods; or, Stories and Sketches of the Indians
and the Indian Fighters. By Ascott R. HOPE, author of “ Heroes of Young America,” &c. Thirty-threo Illustrations.
Six Shillings each, cloth elegant, with Illustrations.
NEW AND CHEAPER EDITION.
Garden, The : coloured illustrations.
adapted to the use of Young Readers. By LYDIA HANDS.
Wood Engravings by J. SCHNORR, of Carolsfeld. Royal 4to. Belle's Pink Boots. By JOANNA H. MATTHEWS. Sisteon coloured
illustrations. Kingston's (W. H. G.) Will Weatherhelm : OR, THE YARN OF AN
OLD SAILOR ABOUT HIS EARLY LIFE AND ADVENTURES,
All these have gilt edges. Ice Maiden AND OTHER STORIES. By HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN,
39 Illustrations by ZWECKER. 4to, Gilt edges. Journey to the Centre of the Earth. Authorized Translation,
From the French of JULES VERNE. With 53 Illustrations.
Six Shillings each-continued.
With Thirty-five Illustrations. Crown 4to. (Or paper boards,
chromo sides, 3s. 6d.)
Quarto, gilt edges.
By T. P. M. With 28 Illustrations by R. H. MOORE. Cloth,
Sixpence, gilt edges. Illustrated by eminent Artists.
Adventure. By HARLEIGH SEVERNE. Gentleman Cadet(The): His CAREER AND ADVENTURES AT THE ROYAL
ACADEMY, WOOLWICH. By LIEUT.-COLONEL DRAYSON. Gerald and Harry, or THE BOYS IN THE NORTH. By EMILIA
MARRYAT NORRIS. Hair-Breadth Escapes, or THE ADVENTURES OF THREE BOYS IN
SOUTH AFRICA. By the Rev. H. C. ADAMS. Heroes of the Crusades. By BARBARA HUTTON. Holly Berries. By Amy É. BLANCHARD. Coloured Illustrations
by Ida Waugu. Home Life in the Highlands. By LILIAS GRAEME. Household Stories from the land of Hofer, or POPULAR MYTHS
OF TYROL, INCLUDING THE ROSE GARDEN OF KING LARYN. In Times of Peril. By G. A. HENTY. Kingston's (W. H. G.) John Deane of Nottingham, His ADVENTURES AND EXPLOITS.
Rival Crusoes (The). (Or bevelled boards, gilt edges, 6s.) Patrañas, or SPANISH STORIES, LEGENDARY AND TRADITIONAL.
By the Author of “Household Stories." Swift and Sure, or THE CAKEER OF Two BROTHERS. By A. ELWEB. Tales of the Saracens. By BARBARA HUTTON. Tales of the White Cockade. By BARBARA HUTTON. Wee Babies. Illustrated by IDA Waugu. Who did it? By the Rev. H. C. ADAMS. Workman and Soldier. A TALE OF PARIS LIFE DURING THE
SIEGE AND THE RULE OF THE COMMUNE. By JAMES F. COBB (or bevelled boards, gilt edges, 6s.)