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DU MAURIER'S

Pictures of English Society.

Containing Forty-one Illustrations from Punch," by

GEORGE DU MAURIER. A selection of Du Maurier's well-known pictures of English society is here presented, reduced in size, but preserving all their unique characteristics.

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A MANUAL OF MISTAKES AND IMPROPRI.
ETIES MORE OR LESS PREVALENT IN CON.
DUCT AND SPEECH. By CENSOR.

English as She is Spoke;

Or, A JEST IN SOBER EARNEST. Compiled from the celebrated “New Guide of Conversation in Portuguese and English.”

English as She is Wrote,

SHOWING CURIOUS WAYS IN WHICH THE
ENGLISH LANGUAGE MAY BE MADE TO
CONVEY IDEAS OR OBSCURE THEM. A com.
panion to “ English as She is Spoke."
In square 18mo vols. Parchment-paper cover.

Price, 30 cents each.

New York : D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

Fair Woman,

Gathered from the Poets by O. B. BUNCE. With Nine
Illustrations from Designs by Will H. Low. Crown

8vo. Cloth, extra gilt, price, $3.00. This volume is a collection of poems in exaltation of woman. It is divided into Eight Evenings. The First Evening is devoted principally to poems addressed simply to the sex-splendid generalizations of the virtues and charms of women; the Second Evening consists of selections from the old English poets; the Third is devoted exclusively to Tennyson ; the Fourth is a selection from Irish and Scotch poets; the Fifth includes excerpts from Greek, Italian, French, German, Spanish, and other foreign poets; the Sixth consists of selections from modern English and American poets; the Seventh is devoted to poems exalting woman at the fireside, as wife and mother ; and the Eighth and last to woman as the heroine of romance.

Fifty Perfect Poems.

A Collection of Fifty Acknowledged Masterpieces, by
English and American Poets. Selected and Edited by

CHARLES A. DANA and RosSITER JOHNSON. With Seventy-two Original Illustrations from Drawings by Alfred Fredericks, Frank Millet, Will Low, T. W. Dewing, W. T. Smedley, F. O. C. Darley, Swain Gifford, Harry Fenn, Appleton Brown, William Sartain, Arthur Quartley, J. D. Woodward, Walter Satterlee, S. G. McCutcheon, and J. E. Kelley. The engravings, which are very fine and artistic, are printed on Japanese silk paper, and mounted on the page, producing a unique and beautiful effect. Large 8vo.

loth, gilt extra, price, $9.00; also bound in silk, $10.00.

New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

and Wickedness.

Collected and translated by J. DE FINOD.

A collection of wise and brilliant sayings from French writers, making a rich and piquant book of fresh quotations.

“A bright and spicy collection. Here we have the shrewdest sayings, in brief, of Voltaire, Rousseau, La Rochefoucauld, Mme. de Sévigné, Mme. de Staël, De Musset, Victor Hugo, Sainte-Beuve, Balzac, George Sand, Alexandre Dumas, Souvestre, E. de Girardin, Béranger, Napoleon, and many others less known."—New York Era.

“The volume contains the pith of the bright sayings to be found in the works of the best writers of France. It is an admirable epitome of the philosophy it represents.”—Boston Gazette.

" The book is a charming one to take up for an idle moment, and is just the thing to read to a mixed company of ladies and gentlemen."-Boston Courier.

“A very attractive little volume. These selections are what the title indicates, 'flashes.' Three hundred or more authors are represented, and every page of the book has something that is bright, piquant, and suggestive."Albany Evening Times.

One volume, romo, cloth, price, $1.00.

New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

His Songs and his Sayings.

THE FOLK-LORE OF THE OLD PLANTATION.

By JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS.

... Mr. Harris's book may be looked on in a double light-either as a pleasant volume recounting the stories told by a typical old colored man to a child, or as a valuable contribution to our somewhat meager folk-lore. . . To Northern read. ers the story of Brer (Brother-Brudder) Rabbit may be novel. To those familiar with plantation life, who have listened to these quaint old stories, who have still tender reminiscences of some good old mauma who told these wondrous adventures to them when they were children, Brer Rabbit, the Tar Baby, and Brer Fox, come back again with all the past pleasures of younger days."--New York Times.

Well illustrated from Drawings by F. S. Church, whose humorous animal drawings are so well known, and J. H. Moser, of Georgia.

I vol., 12mo, cloth. Price, $1.50.

New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

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