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Taking Tales for Cottage Homes;

in Plain Language and Large Type. In Twelve Parts, cach containing Sixty-four pages, and several Engravings. 4d. each. Complete in Four Volumes, cloth, 1s. 6d., or 2 vols. extra cloth, 3s. 6d

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Or, How the Birds lived at Greenlawn. By G. W. Fewn. With
Illustrations by F. W. KEYL. Super-royal 16mo., price 2s. 6d., cloth,

38. 6d., coloured, gilt edges, " A delightful book for children. There is no story, but the happiest perception of childish enjoyment is contained in fanciful sketches of bird-life."-Exuminer. The Australian Babes in the Wood;

A True Story told in Rhyme for the Young. With Illustrations by Hugu CAMERON, A.R.S. ..; J. McWHIRTIE; Geo. Hay; J.

Lawson, &c. Imperial 16mo. Is. 6d. Boards. 2s. Cloth, gilt edges. Trottie's Story Book ;

True Tales in Short Words and Large Type. Eight Illustrations by

WEIR. Price 2s. 6d., cloth, 3s. 6d., coloured, gilt edges.
Tiny Stories for Tiny Readers in Tiny Words.

With Twelve Illustrations by HARRISON Weir. Third edition.

Price 2s. 6d. cloth, 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. Work in the Colonies;

Some Account of the Missionary operations of the Church of England in connexion with the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. With Map and Sixteen Illustrations. Royal 16mo.

price 5s., cloth. Early Days of English Princes;

By Mrs. RUSSELL GRAY. Illustrations by JOHN FRANKLIN. New and Enlarged Edition. Super-royal 16mo., price 3s. 6d., cloth, 4s. 6d.,

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By CATHARINE AUGUSTA HOWELL. Frontispicce by F. Eltze.

Fcap. 3vo., price 3s. cloth, 3s. 60. gilt edges. “ A really healthy and stimulating book for girls."--Nonconformnist. Pages of Child Life;

By CATHARINE AUGUSTA HOWELL, With Three Illustrations. Fcap. 8v0., price 3s. 6d. cioth.

The Four Seasons.

A Short Account of the Structure of Plants, being Four Lectures written for the Working Men's Institute, Paris. With Illustrations.

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“Whatever Mr. Bennett does, has some touch in it of a true genius."-Examiner. Spectropia;

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Almeria's Castle;

Or, My Early Life in India and England. By LADY LUSHINGTON,

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Or, The Tower on the Mountain ; and other Tales, by LADY LUSH-
INGTON. Illustrated by G. J. PINWELL. Super royal 16mo., price

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Or the Children at the Red House, by LADY LUSHINGTON. Illustrated

by G. J. PINWELL. Price 3s. 6d. cloth, 4s. 6d, coloured, gilt edges. .“ A happy mixture of fact and fiction. Altogether it is one of the best books of the kind we have met with."-Guardiun,

BY MRS. HENRY WOOD. William Allair;

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WORKS BY MRS, DAVENPORT. The Holidays Abroad;

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And how to improve them, by Mrs. E. DAVENPORT, Frontispiece by

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And her Sea Side Friends. By EMMA DAVENFORT. With Illus

trations by J. Absolon. Price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges Live Toys; Or, Anecdotes of our Four-legged and other Pets. By Emma DAVEN

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

Edition. Oblong 8vo., price 3s. 6d. cloth.
“One of the best productions of the kind which have yet appeared."-Charles Steggall,
Mus, D., Cantab.
Memorable Battles in English History.

Where Fought, why Fought, and their Results. With Lives of the
Commanders. By W. H. DAVENPORT ADAM8. Frontispiece by

ROBERT DUDLEY. Post 8vo. price 68. extra cloth. “Of the care and honesty of the author's labours, the book gives abundant proof."Athenaeum.

The Loves of Tom Tucker and Little Bo-Peep.

Written and Illustrated by Tom Hood. Quarto, price 28. 6d.

coloured plates. “ Full of fun and of good innocent humour. The Illustrations are excellent.”The Critic.

WORKS BY M. BETHAM EDWARDS. The Primrose Pilgrimage.

A Woodland Story, by M. BETHAM EDWARDS, illustrations by T. R.

MACQUOID. Price 2s. 6d. cloth, 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “One of the best books of children's verse that has appeared since the early days of Mary Howitt."--Nonconformist.

“ The Poems are full of interest, and the Illustrations charming."--Art Journal. Scenes and Stories of the Rhine.

By M. BETHAM EDWARDS. With Illustrations by F. W. KEYL.

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Nursery Fun;

Or, the Little Folks' Picture Book. The Illustrations by C. H.

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trations by C. GREEN. Price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “This Book will come with peace' upon its wings into many a crowded playroom."

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The Faithful Hound.

A Story in Verse, founded on fact. By LADY THOMAS. With Illustrations by H. WEIR. Imperial 16mo, price 2s. 6d. cloth; 38. 6d.

coloured, gilt edges. Jack Frost and Betty Snow;

With other Tales for Wintry Nights and Rainy Days. Illustrated by

H. Weir. Second Edition. 28. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. “The dedication of these pretty tales, prove by whom they are written; they are indelibly stamped with that natural and graceful method of amusing while instructing, which only persons of genius possess."-Art Journal.


With Illustrations, Fcap. 8vo. price 58. each cloth. Luke Ashleigh;

Or, School Life in Holland. By ALFRED ELWES. “The author's best book, by a writer whose popularity with boys is great.”Athenæum. Guy Rivers;

Or, a Boy's Struggles in the Great World. By A. ELWES. Ralph Seabrooke;

Or, The Adventures of a Young Artist in Piedmont and Tuscany.

Frank and Andrea;

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Paul Blake;

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Christo. By A. Elwes. Ocean and her Rulers;

A Narrative of the Nations who have held dominion over the Sea;

and comprising a brief History of Navigation. By ALFRED ELWES. Lost in Ceylon;

The Story of a Boy and Girl's Adventures in the Woods and Wilds

of the Lion King of Kandy. By WILLIAM DALTON. The White Elephant;

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and his Lad Chow. By W. Dalton. .“ A tale of lively adventure vigorously told, and embodying much curious information." Ilustrated Neus. Neptune's Heroes : or The Sea Kings of England;

from Hawkins to Franklin. By W. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS. “We trust Old England may ever have writers as ready and able to interpret to her children the noble lives of her greatest men."Athenaeum. Historical Tales of Lancastrian Times.

By the Rev. H. P. DUNSTER, M.A.
“ Conveys a good deal of information about the manners and customs of England and
France in the 15th Century.”—Gentlemen's Magazine.
The Fairy Tales of Science.

By J. C. Brough. With 16 Illustrations by C. H. BENNETT. New
Edition, Revised throughout.

Science, perhaps, was never made more attractive and easy of entrance into the youthful mind."- The Builder.

“Altogether the volume is one of the most original, as well as one of the most useful, books of the season.”—Gentleman's Magazine.


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