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His Name was Hero.

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The Grateful Sparrow.

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My Pretty Puss.

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The Adventures of a Butterfly.

From the French of P. J. Stahl. Seven Engravings. Price 8d. The Hare that Found his Way Home.

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Footprints in Sand,

A Little Comedy. By E. M. P. Price ls. Lady Cooks,

In English and German. By E. M. P. Price 1s.


Lightsome and the Little Golden Lady.

Written and Illustrated by C. H. BENNETT. Twenty-four Engravings.

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Casimir, the Little Exile.

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Animals and Birds;

Sketches from Nature by Harrison Weir, for the use of the Young
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Helen in Switzerland.

By the Hon. AUGUSTA BETHELL. With Illustrations by E. WHYMPER.

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“A pleasant variety of local legend and history, mingled with the incidents of travel.”
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Echoes of an Old Bell;

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Infant Amusernents;

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KINGSTON. Post 8vo, price 3s. 6d.

We urge parents most strongly to obtain this book forthwith ; we know of no book that can compare with it in practical value. Each chapter is worth the price of the book."-Our Fireside.

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Taking Tales for Cottage Homes;

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Memorable Battles in English History.

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A series of Graduated Lessons in the Art of Reading Music. Second

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Nursery Fun;

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