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THE POEMS OF ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH,
SOMETIME FELLOW OF ORIEL COLLEGE, OXFORD.
With a Memoir by F. T. PALGRAVE. Fcp. 8vo. cloth, 68.
Few, if any, literary men of larger, deeper, and more massive mind have lived in this generation than the author of these few poems, and of this the volume before us bears ample evidence...... There is nothing in it that is not in some sense rich either in thought or beauty, or both.'-SPECTATOR.
By MAY BEVERLEY, author of 'Little Estella, and other Fairy Tales for the Young.' Crown 8vo. cloth, price 6s.
This charming tale is told with such excellent art, that it reads like an episode from real life.-ATLAS.
The whole plot of the story is conceived and executed in an 'admirable manner: a work which, when once taken up, it is difficult to put down.'-JOHN BULL.
Uniform with 'WESTWARD HO!' 'GEOFFRY HAMLYN,' &c.
ARTIST AND CRAFTSMAN.
Crown 8vo. cloth, price 6s.
'Its power is unquestionable, its felicity of expression great, its plot fresh, and its characters very natural... Wherever read, it will be enthusiastically admired and cherished.'
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A LADY IN HER OWN RIGHT.
By WESTLAND MARSTON. Crown 8vo. cloth, price 6s. "Since "The Mill on the Floss" was noticed, we have read no work of fiction which we can so heartily recommend to our readers as "A Lady in her Own Right:" the plot, incidents, and characters are all good: the style is simple and graceful: it abounds in thoughts judiciously introduced and well expressed, and throughout a kind, liberal, and gentle spirit." CHURCH OF ENGLAND MONTHLY REVIEW,
THE BROKEN TROTH:
A TALE OF TUSCAN LIFE FROM THE ITALIAN.
By PHILIP IRETON. 2 vols. fcp. 8vo. cloth, 12s,
The style is so easy and natural. . The story is well told from beginning to end.'-PRESS. A genuine Italian tale-a true picture of the Tuscan peasant population, with all their The best Italian tale that has been virtues, faults, weaknesses, follies, and even vices. published since the appearance of the Promessi Sposi' of Manzoni. is one of those that cannot be read but with pleasure.'-LONDON REVIEW.
The Broken Troth'
FOOTNOTES FROM THE PAGE OF NATURE:
OR, FIRST FORMS OF VEGETATION.
A popular work on Algæ, Fungi, Mosses, and Lichens.
By the Rev. HUGH MACMILLAN, F.R.S.E. With numerous Illustrations and a Coloured Frontispiece. Fcp. 8vo. 5s.
'Admirably adapted to serve as an introduction to the study of more scientific botanic works, and to throw a new interest over country rambles by bringing into notice the simple forms of vegetation everywhere to be met with.'-SATURDAY REVIEW.
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'One of the most charming works on Natural History written in such a style, and adorned with such a variety of illustration, that we question whether the most unconcerned reader can peruse it without deriving both pleasure and profit.'- ANNALS OF NATURAL HISTORY.
STRAY NOTES ON FISHING AND NATURAL
By CORNWALL SIMEON. With Illustrations, 7s. 6d.
'If this remarkably agreeable work does not rival in popularity the celebrated "White's Selborne," it will not be because it does not deserve it... the mind is almost satiated with a repletion of strange facts and good things.'- FIELD.
HUMAN HAND AND THE HUMAN FOOT.
By G. M. HUMPHRY, M.D. F.R.S., Lecturer on Surgery and Anatomy in the University of Cambridge.
With numerous Illustrations. Fcp. 8vo. cloth, 4s. 6d.
The marvels of creative wisdom are herein set forth plainly and simply, and yet withal scientifically and correctly .. every explanation is given which can by any chance be needed to render the subject perfectly clear and intelligible, whilst most carefully executed engravings are profusely scattered through the text. In this little volume there is stored up such an amount of valuable information written in an entertaining form as deserves to gain for it admission into the library of every one.'- ENGLISH CHURCHMAN.
LIFE ON THE EARTH;
ITS ORIGIN AND SUCCESSION. By JOHN PHILLIPS, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S., Professor of Geology in the University of Oxford. Crown 8vo. 6s. 6d.
'It is not without gratitude as well as pleasure that one receives at such a time a careful and condensed summary of the present unquestionable results of scientific research, proceeding from one who has great clearness and soundness of intellect, and the richest and completest knowledge.'-NONCONFORMIST.
THE STORY OF A BOULDER; OR, GLEANINGS BY A FIELD GEOLOGIST.
By ARCHIBALD GEIKIE, Illustrated. Fcp. 8vo. cloth, 5s.
'We do not know a more readable book on a scientific subject, and it will be invaluable to young people, as well as interesting to those who are already acquainted with the subject it treats of. CLERICAL JOURNAL,
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF
M. DE TOCQUEVILLE.
Translated from the French. By the Translator of 'Napoleon Correspondence with King Joseph.' With numerous additions. 2 vols. crown 8vo. 21s. "The appearance of this work will be welcomed by every politician and every Englishman eapable of appreciating exhaustive and solid thought."- SPECTATOR,
Few men of the nineteenth century have attained a more remarkable influence. Charming as specimens of style, they are of infinitely greater value as showing the inner life of a man who was as simple as a child, and yet as gifted us any of the many learned writers and scholars whom France has produced.'-BELL'S MESSENGER.
PICTURES OF OLD ENGLAND.
1. CANTERBURY AND THE WORSHIP OF ST. THOMAS À BECKET. II. MONKS AND MENDICANT FRIARS.
III. PARLIAMENT IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY.
IV. ENGLAND'S EARLIEST RELATIONS TO AUSTRIA AND PRUSSIA.
V. THE EMPEROR LOUIS IV. AND KING EDWARD III.
VI. THE HANSEATIC STEEL YARD IN LONDON.
VII. TWO POETS, GOWER AND CHAUCER.
VIII, JOHN WICLIP.
There are some books so admirable, that merely general criticism subsides into "Read, it will satisfy you." Dr. Pauli's work is of this kind.'-NONCONFORMIST,
GARIBALDI AT CAPRERA.
By COLONEL VECCHJ. With Preface by Mrs. Gaskell, and a View of Caprera. Fcp. 8vo. cloth, 3s. 6d.
After all has been told, there was something wanting to the full and true impression of the Patriot's character and mode of life; as every one who reads this artless and enthusiastic narration will certainly admit. Mrs. GASKELL says she knows that "every particular" of this full and minute account may be relied upon; and it has an air of truth that commends it even when it is most extravagant in its admiration."-NONCONFORMIST.
ROME IN 1860.
By EDWARD DICEY, author of 'Life of Cavour.' Crown 8vo. cloth, 6s. 6d. So striking and apparently so faithful a portrait. It is the Rome of real life he has depicted.'-SPECTATOR.
THE ITALIAN WAR OF 1848-9,
And the last Italian Poet. By the late HENRY LUSHINGTON, Chief Secretary to the Government of Malta. With a Biographical Preface by G. STOVIN VENABLES. Crown 8vo. cloth, 6s. 6d.
'Perhaps the most difficult of all literary tasks-the task of giving historical unity, dignity, and interest to events so recent as to be still encumbered with all the details with which newspapers invest them-has never been more successfully discharged. Mr. Lushington, in a very short compass, shows the true nature and sequence of the event, and gives to the whole story of the struggle and defeat of Italy a degree of unity and dramatic interest which not one newspaper reader in ten thousand ever supposed it to possess.'-SATURDAY REVIEW.
EARLY EGYPTIAN HISTORY.
FOR THE YOUNG.
WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF THE TOMBS AND MONUMENTS. By the Author of Sidney Grey,' &c. and her Sister, Fcp. 8vo. cloth, 5s.
Full of information without being dull, and full of humour without being frivolous; stating in the most popular form the main results of modern research. We have said enough to take our readers to the book itself, where they will learn more of Ancient Egypt than in any other popular work on the subject.'-LoNDon Review,
DAYS OF OLD;
OR, STORIES FROM OLD ENGLISH HISTORY.
FOR THE YOUNG.
By the Author of Ruth and Her Friends.' With a Frontispiece by W.HOLMAN HUNT. Royal 16mo. beautifully printed on toned paper and bound in extra cloth, 5s.
A delightful little book, full of interest and instruction, fine feeling, dramatic weight, and descriptive power in the stories. . . They are valuable as throwing a good deal of light upon English history, bringing rapidly out the manners and customs, the social and political conditions of our British and Anglo-Saxon ancestors, and the moral always of a pure and noble kind.'-LITERARY GAZETTE.
HOW TO WIN OUR WORKERS.
A Short Account of the Leeds Sewing School for Factory Girls. By Mrs. HYDE. Dedicated by permission to the EARL of CARLISLE. Fcp. 8vo. limp cloth, 1s. 6d.
This work is intended to exhibit the successful working of an Institution for bringing the Working-girls of a large town into communication and sympathy with those who are separated from them by social position.
'A little book brimful of good sense and good feeling.'-GLOBE.
Child's Book in Prose and Rhyme. By the author of John Halifax.' With numerous Illustrations by CLARENCE DOBELL. Royal 16mo. cloth, gilt leaves, 5s.
*Just the book we could wish to see in the hands of every child.'-ENGLISH CHURCHMAN.
By MAY BEVERLEY. With Frontispiece. Royal 16mo. cloth, gilt leaves, 5s. • Very pretty, pure in conception, and simply, gracefully related... genuine story-telling.' DAILY NEWS.
MY FIRST JOURNAL.
A Book for Children. By GEORGIANA M. CRAIK, author of 'Lost and Won. With Frontispiece. Royal 16mo. cloth, gilt leaves, 4s. 6d.
'True to Nature and to a fine kind of nature. . . The style is simple and graceful a work of Art, clever and healthy-toned.-GLOBE.
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