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LONGMANS, GREEN, & CO.'S NEW BOOKS.
THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK.
Edited by ANDREW LANG. With 136 Illustrations by H. J. FORD and G. P. JACOMB HOOD. Crown 8vo, gilt
edges, ornamental blue and gold cover, 390 pages, $2.00. (Just ready.)
"A book which will make Andrew Lang's name a household word among the children. No matter what else the children may find in their stockings Christmas morning, they should surely find a copy of 'The Blue Fairy Book.'"-Chicago Daily News.
"The loveliest collection of fairy stories that any Christmas holiday ever brought is here, edited by Andrew Lang, with the exquisite charm of the stories rendered still more attractive by the pretty blue and gold fancy in binding. These fairy tales are the old standard ones that have pleased and enchanted the children for generations, and will be treasured as a classic of English literature."-Boston Traveller.
"The most captivating thing of its kind which has appeared in a long time. Nothing in the impending holiday publication race will be likely to surpass this substantial, handsome little volume."-Brooklyn Eagle.
A FAMILY TREE, and Other Stories. By GERALD FFRENCH'S FRIENDS. By GEORGE BRANDER MATTHEWS. 12mo, cloth, $1.25.
H. JESSOP. 12mo, cloth, $1.25.
"In Mr. Matthews's best vein. There have been few things in recent fiction to compare with the weird conception on which the plot of the title- story turns, and the climax is exceedingly well managed."--Boston Beacon.
Rich in incident
"Of high order and has great evenness. and effective in plot."-Public Opinion.
THE STORY OF MUSIC. By WILLIAM J.
The critic of The New York Times has prepared a brief account of the development of modern music, in the symphony, the oratorio, and the opera, telling the story without technicality and without diverging into merely biographical detail.
have seldom read a more amusing sketch than ‘The Rise and Fall of the Irish Aigle.'
Mr. Jessop has
his writing is
a distinct talent for telling stories,
RUSSIA IN CENTRAL ASIA IN 1889,
And the Anglo-Russian Question. By the Hon. GEORGE N. CURZON, M.P., Fellow of All Souls' College, Oxford. With 16 full-page Illustrations, 37 Illustrations in the text, Maps, Appendices, and Index. 8vo, cloth, $6.00. "This is a volume of great and varied interest. The book will, of course, be read by everyone desirous of keeping himself abreast of a topic which is repeatedly undergoing change, and which attracts daily increasing attention."-Times.
HISTORY OF PHOENICIA.
By GEORGE RAWLINSON, M.A., Professor of Ancient History in the University of Oxford, Canon of Canterbury, author of "The Five Great Monarchies," "The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy," etc. With 2 Colored Maps, 11 Plates, and 122 Woodcuts in the text. 8vo, pp. xxii.-583, with full Index. $6.00.
TRAVELS IN THE ATLAS AND SOUTH
ERN MOROCCO : A Narrative of Exploration. By JOSEPH THOMSON, author of "Through Masai-land.' With 68 Illustrations of Life and Scenery in Morocco, together with 6 Maps. Crown 8vo, cloth, 504 pp., $3. To recommend it is a duty as well as a pleasure."-New York Times.
“SUCH IS LIFE." A Novel. By MAY KENDALL, author of From a Garret," "That Very Mab," "Dreams to Sell," etc. 12mo, cloth, $1.25.
There is a charm, a freshness about this piece of fiction difficult to analyze. The book seems, indeed, like an abstract from life itself, so unexpected are its episodes and so reasonably unreasonable many of its conclusions.
It is to be commended for the delicacy and vigor of its art as well as for the wholesome quality of the morals it inculcates.' -Boston Beacon.
THE LIFE OF LORD JOHN RUSSELL.
By SPENCER WALPOLE, author of "A History of England from 1815." With two Portraits. 2 vols., 8vo. Vol. I., pp. xii.-480. Vol. II., ii.-516. $12.00.
In preparing this life, at the request of Lady Russell, Mr. Walpole has had the advantage of referring to the private diaries which Lord John kept as a boy at school, and during his subsequent visits to Spain, Portugal, and Italy, in 1809, 1810, 1812, and 1813. He has had also unrestricted access to Lord Russell's official and private correspondence during his long life; and to other confidential matter in the possession of the family.
“A great career, a character of marked eminence and individuality, an abundance of novel and authentic material, all treated with sound judgment and approved literary skill by a writer singularly well qualified to handle so congenial a theme." -The Times.
THE BOOK OF WEDDING DAYS. (On
the plan of a Birthday Book.) With 96 Illustrated Boards, a Frontispiece, Title-page, etc. By WALTER CRANE. And Quotations for each day, compiled and arranged by K. E. J. REID, MAY ROSS, and MABEL BAMFIELD. Medium 4to (12 1-2 x 9 1-2 inches), bound in vegetable vellum. $6.00.
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NEW HOLIDAY BOOKS.
Notre Dame de Paris.
A collection of twenty Etchings by noted European and
By VICTOR HUGO. With superb illustrations by the
Recent English Art.
A set of sixteen beautiful Photo-Etchings from the best paintings of modern English painters, such as Sir Fr. Leighton, Leslie, Alma Tadema, and others, with descriptive text by WALTER HOWLANDS. One vol., folio, 12 x 17, cloth, $7.50.
Zigzag Journeys in the British Isles
By H. BUTTERWORTH. A visit to the mother country,
with excursions among the lakes of Ireland and the hills of Scotland. Full of stories of history and romance. Over 100 illustrations. One vol., small quarto, illuminated covers, $1.75; cloth, $2.25. Over 300,000 Zigzags already sold.
Three Vassar Girls in Russia and Turkey.
By ELIZABETH W. CHAMPNEY. During the exciting scenes and events of the late Turko-Russian war, with many adventures, both serious and comic. Illustrations by "CHAMP" and others. One vol., small quarto, illuminated covers, $1.50; cloth, $2.00.
The Red Mountain of Alaska.
By WILLIS BOYD ALLEN. An exciting narrative of a trip through this most interesting but little known country, with accurate description of the same. Full of adventures, vividly portrayed by choice original illustrations by F. T. MERRILL and others. One vol., 8vo, cloth, gilt, $2.50.
By LAURA E. RICHARDS, author of "Four Feet, Two Feet, and No Feet." A new book for girls, and of the best class. A second "Little Women." Beautifully illustrated with original designs by Garrett. One vol., 12mo, cloth, $1.25.
By JOHN KEATS.
Illustrated by W. ST. JOHN HARPER. The gift-book of the year. This beautiful poem is now presented in the superb setting it deserves, being illustrated by numerous photogravures from original drawings made especially for this art edition by W. St. John Harper, and printed in delicate tints in connection with the text. It has an appropriate cover, in novel style, and altogether is the most artistic triumph in bookmaking ever achieved. One vol., royal quarto, cloth, $15.00.
Feathers, Furs, and Fins;
Or, Stories of Animal Life for Children. By C. EMMA CHENEY, KATE TANNATT WOODS, Mrs. D. P. SANFORD, author of "Pussy Tiptoe's Family," "Frisk and His Flock," etc., and others. A collection of most fascinating stories about birds, fishes, and animals, both wild and domestic, with illustrations drawn by the best artists. One vol., quarto, cloth and gilt, $2.50.
Chatterbox for 1889.
The most popular and largest-selling juvenile in the world. Contains a great variety of original stories, sketches, and poems for the young, and every illustration which appears in it is expressly designed for this work, by the most eminent English artists. Over 200 full-page original illustrations. One vol., quarto, illuminated covers, $1.25; cloth, gilt, $1.75.
Little Ones Annual for 1890.
Illustrated Stories and Poems for the Little Ones. Edited by WILLIAM T. ADAMS (Oliver Optic). This beautiful volume consists of original stories and poems by the very best writers of juvenile literature, carefully selected and edited. Embellished with 370 entirely original illustrations. One vol., quarto, illuminated covers, $1.75; cloth, gilt, $2.25.
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PEN AND PENCIL VOLUME FOR 1889.
RUSSIAN PICTURES, DRAWN WITH PEN AND PENCIL. By THOMAS MICHELL, C.B., author of Murray's Handbooks for Russia, Poland, and Finland,” etc., etc. With three maps and 124 illustrations. Imperial 8vo, cloth, gilt edges. $3.50.
"Mr. Thomas Michell has accomplished very well the task of stretching his text over so vast a territory. The cuts of Russian cathedrals, churches, and decorative work found in religious manuscripts of the Middle Ages, are singularly interesting, while some effort has been made to depict the various types of people embraced under the Russian rule."-New York Times.
R. M. Ballantyne's New Book.
BLOWN TO BITS; OR, THE LONELY MAN OF RAKATO. A Tale of the Malay Archipelago. 12mo, cloth; cover in colors and gold; illustrated. $1.50.
"The extremely violent nature of the volcanic eruption in Krakatoa in 1883, the peculiar beauty of those parts of the Eastern seas where the event occurred, the widespread influences of the accompanying phenomena, and the tremendous devastation which resulted, are all presented in a thrilling narrative for the juvenile world.
Achilles Daunt's New Book.
CRAG, GLACIER, AND AVALANCHE. Narratives of Daring and Disaster. By ACHILLES DAUNT, author of "With Pack and Rifle," etc. With 13 illustrations. 12mo, cloth extra. $1.00.
"The stories, helped by the thirteen illustrations, will stir the most sluggish blood into a quicker and perhaps a more healthy flow, will find a host of readers among both the young and old."-Journal of Commerce.
AMONG THE TURKS. BY VERNEY Lovett Cam-
"It is a good book for boys, and will while away an hour or two for boys of larger growth, not without profit and pleasure."-New York Times.
BATTERY AND THE BOILER; OR, ADVENTURES IN THE LAYING OF SUBMARINE ELECTRIC CABLES. 12mo, cloth extra. Illustrated. $1.00.
"The work is a true historical study, and contains a wealth
New Book by Verney Lovett Cameron. of material. The book is needed to supplement and correct
the larger lives of St. Paul whose authors have never studied accurately some of the archæological questions involved."Public Opinion.
BLACK IVORY. A Tale of Adventure among the
FUGITIVES (THE); OR, THE TYRANT QUEEN OF
HANDSOME EDITIONS OF
Robinson Crusoe and Swiss Family. ROBINSON CRUSOE. The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner. Written by himself. Carefully reprinted from the original edition. With Memoir of DE FOE, a Memoir of ALEXANDER SELKIRK, and other interesting additions. Illustrated with upward of 70 engravings by KEELEY HALSWELLE. 12mo, cloth extra. Illuminated cover. $1.25.
You May Pick the Daisies.
Beautifully illustrated in Monotints. Small 4to. With
a very attractive cover, in colors and monochrome. Price, 35 cents.
SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON (THE); OR, ADVENTURES OF A SHIPWRECKED FAMILY ON A DESOLATE ISLAND. A New and Unabridged Translation. With upward of 300 engravings. 12mo, cloth extra. Illuminated cover. $1.25.
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GIANT OF THE NORTH (THE); OR, POKINGS
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The Footsteps of St. Paul in Rome.
at Puteoli to his death, A.D. 62-64. By S. RUSSELL FORBES. 12mo, cloth extra. Illustrated. 80 cents.
Favorite Bible Stories for the Young.
With numerous illustrations. 16mo. Handsomely illuminated board covers, 50 cents. Cloth extra, 75 cents.
The foregoing stories by this popular writer are safe reading for boys, and a great deal of useful information, as well 1 as pleasure, will be derived from their perusal.
Silver Linings Behind Earth's Clouds. By E. A. LEMPRIERE KNIGHT. Beautiful landscape designs in colors and monochrome. Oblong, ribbon style, handsomely designed cover.
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