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STRICKLAND'S QUEENS OF ENGLAND.

A NEW AND ELEGANT EDITION

OF LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF ENGLAND,

FROM THE NORMAN CONQUEST;
WITH ANECDOTES OF THEIR COURTS, NOW FIRST PUBLISHED FROM
OFFICIAL RECORDS AND OTHER AUTHENTIC DOCU-

MENTS, PRIVATE AS WELL AS PUBLIC.
NEW EDITION, WITH ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

BY AGNES STRICKLAND,
Forming a handsome series in crown octavo, beautifully printed with

large type on fine paper, done up in rich extra crimson cloth,

and sold at a cheaper rate than the former editions. Volume One, of this edition, contains Volumes I., II., and III., of the duodecimo edition; Volume Two, embraces Volumes IV. and V.; Volume Three, Volumes VI. and VII.; Volume Four, Volumes VIII. and IX.; and Volume Five will contain Volumes X. and XI. The whole will thus form an elegant set of one of the most popular histories of the day. The publishers have gone to much expense in preparing this from the revised and

oved London edition, to meet the freque inquiries for the “Lives of the Queens of England," in better style, larger type, and finer paper than has heretofore been accessible to readers in this country. Any volume of this edition sold separately.

A few copies of the duodecimo edition still on hand. Twelve volumes are now ready, in fancy paper, or neat green extra cloth.

THIS WORK IS NOW COMPLETED

BY
V O L U M E T W E L V E,

JUST PUBLISHED. “These volumes have the fascination of a romance united to the integrity of history." -- Times.

"A most valuable and entertaining work."-Chronicle.

“ This interesting and well-written work, in which the severe truth of history takes almost the wildness of romance, will constituie a valuable addition to our biographical literature."--Morning Herald.

“A valuable contribution to historical knowledge, to young persons especially. It contains a mass of every kind of historical matter of interest, which industry and research could collect. We have derived much entertainment and instruction from the work."-Atheneum.

“ The execution of this work is equal to the conception. Great pains have been taken to make it both interesting and valuable."-Literary Gazette.

"A charming work — full of interest, at once serious and pleasing.” — Monsicut Guizot.

A most charming biographical memoir. We conclnde by expressing onr unqnalified opnuon, that we know of no more valuable contribution to modern history than Huis ninth volume of Miss Strickland's Lives of the Queens."'-Morniny llerald,

DON QUIXOTE-ILLUSTRATED EDITION.

NOW READY.

DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA.

TRANSLATED FROM THE SPANISH OF MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA,

BY CHARLES JARVIS, ESQ. CAREFULLY REVISED AND CORRECTED, WITH A MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR

AND A NOTICE OF HIS WORKS. WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS,

BY TONY JOHANNOT. In two beautifully printed volumes, crown octavo, rich extra crimson cloth.

The publishers are happy in presenting to the admirers of Don Quixote an edition of that work in some degree worthy of its reputation and popularity. The want of such a one has long been felt in this country, and in presenting this, they have only to express their hope that it may meet the numerous demands and inquiries. The translation is that by Jarvis, which is acknowledged superior in both force and fidelity to all others. It has in some few instances been slightly altered to adapt it better to modern readers, or occasionally to suit it to the inimitable designs of Tony Johannot. These latter are admitted to be the only successful pictorial exponents of the wit and humour of Cervantes, and a choice selection of them have been engraved in the best manner. A copious memoir of the author and his works has been added by the dit The volumes are printed in large clear type, on fine paper, and handsomely bound, and the whole is confidently offered as worthy the approbation of all readers of this imperishable romance,

PICCIOLA.

ILLUSTRATED EDITION. PICCIOLA, THE PRISONER OF FENESTRELLA;

OR, CAPTIVITY CAPTIVE.

BY X. B. SAINTINE. A NEW EDITION, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS. In one elegant duodecimo volume, large type, and fine paper; price in fancy

covers 50 cents, or in beautiful extra crimson cloth. "Perhaps the most beautiful and touching work of fiction ever written, with the exception of Undine."- Allas.

“ The same publishers have shown their patriotism, common sense, and good tasto by putting forth their fourth edition of this work, with a set of very beautiful engraved embellishments. There never was a book which better deserved the compliment. It is one of greatly superior merit to Paul and Virginia, and we believe it is destined to surpass that popular work of St. Pierre in popularity. It is better suited to the advanced ideas of the present age, and possesses peculiar moral charms in which Paul and Virginia is deficient. St. Pierre's work derived its popularity from its bold attack ou feudal prejudices; Saintine's strikes deeper, and assails the secret infidelity which is the bane of modern society, in its stronghold. A thousand editions of Picciola will not be too many for its merit."-Lady's Book.

“This is a little gem of its kind - a beautiful conceit, beautifully unfolded and applied. The style and plot of this truly charming story require no criticism; we will only express the wish that those who rely on works of fiction for their intellectual food, inay always find those as pure in language and beautiful in moral as Picciola."--New York Review.

SCHOOL BOOKS.

BOLMAR'S FRENCH SERIES. New editions of the following works, by A. BOLMAR, forming, in con. nection with “ Bolmar's Levizac," a complete series for the acquisition of the French language :A SELECTION OF ONE HUNDRED PERRIN'S

FABLES,

ACCOMPANIED BY A KEY, Containing the text, a literal and free translation, arranged in such a manner as to point out the difference between the French and English idiom, &c., in 1 vol., 12mo.

A COLLECTION OF COLLOQUIAL PHRASES, ON EVERY TOPIC NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN CONVERSATION. Arranged under different heads, with numerous remarks on the peculiar pronunciation and uses of various words; the whole so disposed as considerably to facilitate the acquisition of a correct pronunciation of the French, in 1 vol., 18mo.

LES AVENTURES DE TELEMAQUE PAR FENELON, In 1 vol., 12mo., accompanied by a Key to the first eight books, in 1 vol., 12mo., con

taining, like the Fables, the text, a literal and free translation, intended as a sequel to the Fables. Either volume sold separately.

ALL THE FRENCH VERBS,
Both regular and irregular, in a small volume.

BUTLER'S ANCIENT ATLAS.

AN ATLAS OF ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY,

BY SAMUEL BUTLER, D.D.,

Late Lord Bishop of Litchfield.
CONTAINING TWENTY-ONE COLOURED MAPS, AND A COMPLETE ACCENTUATED

INDEX
In one octavo volume, half-bound.

BUTLER'S ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY,

GEOGRAPHIA CLASSICA,
OR, THE APPLICATION OF ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY TO THE

CLASSICS,
BY SAMUEL BUTLER, D.D., F.R.S.

REVISED BY HIS SON.
FIFTH AMERICAN, FROM THE LAST LONDON EDITION.
WITH QUESTIONS ON THE MAPS, BY JOHN FROST.

In one duodecimo volume, half-bound, to match the Atlas.

SCHOOL BOOKS.

WHITE'S UNIVERSAL HISTORY

LATELY PUBLISHED, ELEMENTS OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY,

ON A NEW AND SYSTEMATIC PLAN;
FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE TREATY OF VIENNA; TO WHICH
IS ADDED, A SUMMARY OF THE LEADING EVENTS SINCE
THAT PERIOD, FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS

AND PRIVATE STUDENTS.
BY H. WHITE, B.A.,

TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
WITH ADDITIONS AND QUESTIONS,

BY JOHNS. HART, A. M.,
Principal of the Philadelphia High School, and Professor of Moral and Mental Science, &c., &c.

In one volume, large duodecimo, neatly boúnd with Maroon Backs. This work is arranged on a new plan, which is believed to combine the advantages of those formerly in use. It is divided into three parts, sponding with Ancient, Middle, and Modern History; which parts are again subdivided into centuries, so that the various events are presented in the order of time, while it is so arranged that the annals of each country can be read consecutively, thus combining the advantages of both the plans hitherto pursued in works of this kind. To guide the researches of the stu. dent, there will be found numerous synoptical tables, with remarks and sketches of literature, antiquities, and manners, at the great chronological epochs.

The additions of the American editor have been principally confined to the chapters on the history of this country. The series of questions by him will be found of use to those who prefer that system of instruction. For those who do not, the publishers have had an edition prepared without the questions.

This work has already passed through several editions, and has been introduced into many of the higher Schools and Academies throughout the country. From among numerous recommendations which they have received, the publishers annex the following from the Deputy Superintendent of Common Schools for New York: Secretary's Office,

State of New York, Department of Common Schools.

Albany, Oct. 14th, 1845. Messrs. Lea & Blanchard :

Gentlemen :-I have examined the copy of "White's Universal History," which you were so obliging as to send me, and cheerfully and fully concur in the commendations of its value, as a comprehensive and enlightened survey of the Ancient and Modern World, which many of the most competent judges have, as I perceive, already bestowed upon it. It appears to me to be admirably adapted to the purposes of our public schools; and I unhesitatingly approve of its introduction into those seminaries of elementary instruction.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

SAMUEL S, RANDALL, Deputy Superintendent Common Schools.

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SCHOOL BOOKS.

BIRD'S NATURAL PHILOSOPHY.

NOW READY.

ELEMENTS OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY,

BEING AN EXPERIMENTAL INTRODUCTION TO THE

PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

ILLUSTRATED WITH OVER THREE HUNDRED WOOD-CUTS.

BY GOLDING BIRD, M.D.,

Assistant Physician to Guy's Hospital.
FROM THE THIRD LONDON EDITION.

In one neat volume. "By the appearance of Dr. Bird's work, the student has now all that he can desire In one neat, concise, and well-digested volume. The elements of natural philosophy are explained in very simple language, and illustrated by numerous wood-cuts." — Medical Gazette.

“A volume of useful and beautiful instruction for the young."-Literary Gazette.

“We should like to know that Dr. Bird's book was associated with every boys' and girls' school throughout the kingdoin."- Medical Gazette.

“ This work marks an advance which has long been wanting in our system of instruction. Mr. Bird has succeeded in producing an elementary

work of great merit. -Atheneum.

HERSCHELL'S ASTRONOMY.

A TREATISE ON ASTRONOMY,
BY SIR JOHN F. W. HERSCHELL, F. R. S., &c.

WITH NUMEROUS PLATES AND WOOD-CUTS.
A NEW EDITION, WITH A PREFACE AND A SERIES OF QUESTIONS,

BY S. O. WALKER.

In one volume, 12mo.

BREWSTER'S OPTICS.

ELEMENTS OF OPTICS,

BY SIR DAVID BREWSTER.
WITH NOTES AND ADDITIONS, BY A. D. BACHE, LL.D.

Superintendent of the Coast Survey, &c.
In one volume, 12mo., with numerous wood-cuts.

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