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LADY BOUNTIFUL'S LEGACY TO HER FAMILY
AND FRIENDS: A BOOK OF PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS AND DUTIES, COUNSELS, AND
EXPERIENCES, HINTS, AND RECIPES IN HOUSEKEEPING, AND DOMESTIC MANAGEMENT, CALCULATED TO INCREASE THE COMFORTS OF HOUSE AND HOME. Post 8vo, price 6s. cloth elegant; 75. bevelled boards, gilt edges. "There is something to be found in this volume about everything which concerns the household. As a valuable compendium of useful knowledge, in an agreeable shape, we can strongly recommend Lady Bountiful's Legacy to the attention of all who keep house. Many may be beguiled into reading it, who would shrink from drier and less attractive-looking volumes.'—Churchman.
Mr. Timbs seems to go beyond most other recent manuals in the very complete way in which he goes over the surface of domestic management.'-Saturday Review.
"When it is remembered the sum total of our worldly happiness rests with the comforts and amenities of home life, the true value of the teaching of Lady Bountiful cannot fail of being fully appreciated.'-Morning Post.
'Any lady once having tasted the book, would desire to possess it.' - Art Journal.
NOOKS AND CORNERS OF ENGLISH LIFE,
PAST AND PRESENT, With Illustrations, Second Edition, Post Svo, price 6s. extra cloth;
6s. 6d. gilt edges. ‘Fresh and racy is the matter brought together.'-Athenæum.
* There is not a chapter in the whole work in which instructive matter is not found.' -London Review.
'A book which ought to find a place in one of the "nooks and corners” of every library.'-The Reliquary.
STRANGE STORIES OF THE ANIMAL WORLD:
A BOOK OF CURIOUS CONTRIBUTIONS TO NATURAL HISTORY. With Seven Illustrations by ZWECKER, etc. Second Edition, Post 8vo,
price 6s. extra cloth; 6s. 6d. gilt edges. * Among all the books of the season that will be studied with profit and pleasure there is not one more meritorious in aim or more successful in execution.'-Athe