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Illust.- Rosser, Bijou Gazetteer.-Travels of a Doctor. Ballad of Lord Bateman.-Newell, Orphous C. Kerr Zell's Descriptive Hand-Atlas.

Papers. -Rosenberg, My Story, by A. Photo.-Streit in POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE.-LAW.-Bigelow, Bench

Frau Europa's Schule.- Times (The) and the Men. and Bar.-Bledso, Is Davis a Traitor ?-Burritt, Western MISCELLANEOUS. — Andrerus, Universology.-Chambers' and Ea. Question of Europe. -Cincinnati Rep. — Miscellany.-Hughan, Masonic Sketches. - Manual of Deutschen (Dic) in Amerika.--Erskine, Speeches.- Irial the Lodge of Perfection.-Peabody, Manners.--Reavis, of Laura D. Fair.--Goddard, Law of Easements. - House Thoughts for Young Men, --Sherman, Hollow Globe. hold Pook of Irish Eloquence.-Hubbell's Legal Dictionary.--Indiana, Abbott's Digest, and Black's Reports. -

VICTION.--Arthur O'Leary, Let'er.-Pasil, Collins.lora, Digest - Journal of Social Science.-Kentucky,

Blockade of Phalsburg, Erckmann.- Castles in the Black's Argument.-- Massachusetts Rep.

Minnesota

Air, Gray.--Charlouie Ackermann, Müller.--Claude Rep.- Mlinot's Case again.-- 11 ühlenberg, Woman and

Gueux, Hugo.-Conscript, Erckmann.-- Dime Books. her Accusers.- Nebraska Rep.-Redfield, Cases in Law

-Dion and the Sibyls, keon.--Doctor's Wife, brad. of Bills of Exchange.-Ruskin, Fors Clavigera. -Towvle,

don,- Don Giovani.- Dot it Down, Begg:- Ernes. Constit. of U. S.-United States, Rep. and Statutes.

tine, Sand.--Her Lord and Master, Marryat.-Ina,

Valerio.-Knots Untied, McWatters.-Lady Audley's Medicine, SURGERY, ANATOMY, HYGIENE. -- Beale, Mys

Secret Braddon.-Lilian's Fate, Egan.-London Aptery of Life.-- Behind the Bars.-Flint. Physiological Effects of Muscular Exercise. -Gantillon, Uterine Ca

prentice, Egan.- Lost Love, Owen.-Madame 7 herese,

Erckmann.-Marble Fawn, Harvthorne.-Marquis mid tarrh.--Hall, Guide Board to Health.-Hammond, Ner

Merchant, Collins.-Millbank, Holmes.-Mound Bene vous System. -Hunter, Affections of the Lungs.---Leeds,

dict, McCorry.-Ralph the Heir, Trollope.-Reginald Ventilation.-- Napheys, Phys. Life of Woman ; Trans

Archer, Seemuller:- Rough and Smooth, Campbell.--mission of Life. ---Paine, Institutes of Medicine. -Red

Scott.-Shoemaker's Village, Holbeach.-Simon, Sand. cliffe, Dynamics of Nerve and Muscle.-Tanner, Infancy Diseases.-United S. S. C. Surgical Memoirs. -Willis,

--Spring Comedies, Barker.--Strife, Wallace.-Terrible Our Rulers and our Rights.

Temptation, Reade.-Tom Pippin's Wedding.-Two

Guardians, Yonge.-Vivia, Wilford.-Waterloo. ErckMECHANICS, ENGINEERING, COMMERCE, ETC.-Brockett, MANI. Commercial Traveler's Guide.-Campbell

, Shipper's JUVENILE AND S. S. Books.-Apron Strings, Fell. Guide. --Colburn, Locomotive Engineering.-Duplais, Belle Lovel.-Bet and Bounce, Dunning.-Bible Sketches, Distillation of Liquors.--Dussauce, Manufacture of Vine

Green.-Blanche Gilroy, Hosmer.-Blue Shawl Series. garz-Gillespie, Road Making.- Harris, Gas Superin

-Books for Girls.-Chamber Dramas for Children, Mactendent's Pocket Companion.--Hunt's Merchants' Magaz. Year B.-Larrabei's Cipher and Telegraph Code.-

Donald.-Children of the Great King --clarie's Little

Charge.-Cottage on the Shore. -Daisy. Seymour.Stuart, Engineers of Am.-Young Mechanic.

Daisy Ward's Work, McClain. -Earthquakes and VolRURAL AND DOMESTIC—Sports (See also MEDICINE). canoes, Pouton.-Eastern Manners, Tveedie. --Edith Armatage, Horse-Owner.- Barnard, Gardening for Somers, Gurley.-Ella's Battles, Fudge.-Evenings with Money. - Downing, Selected Fruits.-ProctorLight the Children, Ramsey.-Faith, Duncan.-Faith HarScience. --Sporting Sketches.

rowby, Dondney.-False Friendship, Gardiner. LITERARY AND ART MISCELLANY.-Emerick, Celebrated

Foundling, Gardiner.-Frank among the Rancheros ; Musical Works. - Forsyth, Novels and Novelists.

and, at Don Carlos Ranchero, Castlemon.Grace CourtGuesses at Truth.-Hislop, Proverbs of Scotland.

ney, Benning.-Grace and Polly, Dunning -Happy Household B. of Irish Eloquence.- Long, Art.-Por

Hours.--Illustrated Cath. S. S. Lib.-In the World, ter, Books and Reading.-Ruskin, Fors Clavigera.-

Darling.-- Jessie Wilson, Gardiner.-- Jordan and the Viardot, European Art.

Dead Sea.-Light, by Jac. Abbott, Science.-Liule ('loisPOETRY AND THE DRAMA (See also HUMOR).-Brown

ter Ruin, Redenbacher.-Little Sunshine's Holiday, Books

for Girls.-Little Men, Alcott.-Margaret an1 Bessy. ing, True Mary. - De Witt's Acting Plays.-Fuller, An

- Marion's Little Sister.-Mary's New Friends, Dun gel in the Cloud.-Hanaford, Froin Shore to Shore.

ning.--- Mother's Ship.-National Nursery Rhymes.--Hay, Little Breeches.--K'ichl, Golden Grains.--M1c

Nelly's Dark Days.-Old and New Home.-01World Donald, Chamber Dramas.-Palgrave, Lyrical Poems.

Seen with Young Eyes.-Olive Loring's Mission, Law-Racine, Athalie.--White (Kirke), Poems.

rence.--Patron Saints, Starr.-Pioneers and Founders, HUMOR AND Satire.Bigelow, Bench and Bar.-Dime Yonge.-Rescued Girl. ---Rocky Mountain Series, Casa Books. - Fall of England. --Fiddle-dum-dee Papers. tlemon.-Rough and Smooth, Campbell.-Science for Fight at Dame Europa's School.—John's Fagg, Fight. the Young.- Sir Boys.--Sowing the Good Seed.German Conquest of England. --Harte, Condensed Nov Spring Comedies, Barker,---Story of Four Lives, Durels. - Harte, Facs, of #cathen Chinee.--Harte, Plio ning.-Sunday Echoes, Brock. --Torch Bearers.--7700 cene Skull. ---Hay, Little Breeches.--Kutschke, Napolium Boys.-Willie and Carrie, Stone. - Wonders of the Plant Lieder.-Leland, Hans Breitmann in Europe. --Loving World.-Young Mechanic.

The Eye in Health and Disease (Alex. Moore, Hay's charming Little Breeches has found Boston) is by B. Joy Jeffries, M. D., whose reputa- another successful illustrator in J. F. Engel. The tion as an ophthalmist is widely extended. In illustrations have been published in a neat panithese pages, by text and illustration, the anatomy phlet by J. S. Redfield. Price 25 c. and physiology of the human eye is clearly explained New Dame Europa Books. Francis B. Felt to non-professional readers, and the nature and I & Co. will publish immediately-- How John proper treatment of its several diseases are set forth nearly Quarrelled with the Headboy of Dame in a way likely to be of service to all.

Europa's School, profusely illust. by Thos. Nast; 4 Month's Tour Through the Alps of Swit. and the Am. News Co. have just issued— How terland, by Prof. Jas. S. Dana (Chatfield), is per- dem Frenchmen tek dat Berlin vuntz : A Heeshaps as excellent and definite a guide for making dorikel Rumens, by Johann Schlemeel, pamphlet, the most of a short vacation as has ever been pub- 25 c. lished,

LEE & SHEPARD have under way a volume of The new volume by the author of “Stepping the Rev. Petroleum V. Nasby's Letters, a comHeavenward " will be entitled Aunt Jane's Hero, plete collection from the first one to the ratificaand in character will be somewhat similar to that tion of the Fifteenth Amendment. It will be

illustrated by Nast. Bret Harte's burlesque poem, the Pliocene Sever, FRANCIS & Co. have published, in a Skull, has been cleverly illustrated and published neat style, the address on Manners, delivered last in a small 4" by E. M. Schaeffer, M.D., Wash summer by Andrew P. Peabody, before the

students of several seminaries for young ladies.

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ington, price 75 C.

NOTES ON BOOKS AN AUTHORS. Hay's Pike County Ballads and other Pieces and sixty pages of additional anecdotes, and a (Osgood). --Although a new aspirant for the laurel number of portraits of distinguished legal gentlecrown, the writer of such poetry as we have quoted men. need cherish no doubts as to the certainty of his

The Happiness of Heaven, by a father of calling and of his election. It is of no perish- the Society of Jesus (Murphy & Co.), is an eloable stuff that these offerings of his genius have 7 quent description of the condition of the blessed in been composed, and they bear the stamp on their heaven, in which the promises of Scripture are exfront of a permanent fame. They are not the idle plained and set forth by means of familiar illustrasingings of a festive hour, but the fruit of a crea

tions and references to the writings of the fathers tive fancy, delicate and athletic at once, of a ma of the Church. There is nothing in the work cal. ture experience, rare in so youthful a writer, and culated to offend the prejudices of non-Catholics, of a genuine gift of expression no less vigorous and it may be read with interest and profit by than sweel, which distinguish the true bard from Christians of all shades of belief. the mere maker of verses. If it is the possession of victorious qualities that insures the survival of Wake Robin, by John Burroughs (Hurd & the fittest in the grand struggle for existence, in the Houghton), is one of the most charming books of poetic as well as the physical world, the author the season. Those going to the country for the of this volume need not be curious about his place summer months can take with them no more enjoy; among the poets of the age.- Tribune.

able volume, for it treats of birds and scenery and The Model Pastor (Lee & Shepard) is a memoir of nature. The title, Wake Robin, which he has

fits one to better appreciate and enjoy the beauties of the life and correspondence of Rev. Baron Stow, D.D., late Pastor of the Rowe-street, given his volume, is the common name of the Baptist Church, Boston, by John C. Stockton.

White Trillium, which blooms in all our woods, The editor of this handsomely gotten up volume

and marks the arrival of all the birds. The volume has had a large mass of material, including Dr.

is elegantly gotten up. Stow's diary, placed in his hands, from which to Curiosities of the Law Reporters, by F. F. Heard make selections. Scrupulous care, he says, has (Lee & Shepard), is one of those attractive books been taken to bring out, in full relief, “the man which may be opened at any page with a certainty whose life we have tried to portray, letting him of finding something worth reading. It may chance speak to us in a journal and correspondence, and to be an amusing play upon words, a sly witticism, through the activities of a long, laborious, and suc an instructive criticism, sound legal advice, or cessful professional life.

quaint illustrations of judicial acumen.

The book Boston Lectures, 1871: Christianity and Skep contains the cream of law experience, skilfully ticism (Congreg. Puh. Soc.) is the title of a volume skimmed, and the food abounds in nourishment of lectures upon questions coming within the

range

for all partakers. -Boston Transcript. of Biblical criticism, delivered at Boston last winter. They are by such eminent men as Phelps, Mead, The latest addition to this popular series is the

Illustrated Library of Wonders (Scribner). Tyler, Fisher, Talcott, Thayer, Hopkins, Lord, volume on “ European Art," by Louis Viardot, Thompson, Cheever, and Bacon. (See subjects in the author also of the similar work on “ Italian advertisement). The recognized ability of these Art," a few volumes back in the library. This new lectures, says the Boston Advertiser, their eminence volume complements the latter, treating of the as expounders of Christian doctrine, and the nature Spanish, German, Flemish, Dutch, and French of the themes treated by them make this volume schools. Notwithstanding the narrow limits to valuable, not only to intelligent Christians of all which the author was restricted, he gives a very exdenominations, but to all students of religious his- cellent history of the rise and progress of the schools tory and religious opinions.

and of the condition and causes of their develop. A Hand-book of English Literature, by F. H. ment, in bird's eye view, notes as to more than two Underwood (Lee & Shepard). Mr. Underwood hundred painters, and critically discriminative has done great service to all youthful students, in descriptions of the chief works of the most noted. the carefully culled selections he has put together The two volumes form a most admirable introducfrom British authors. The historical introduc- tion to the study of Continental art, and commend tion is written with marked ability, and the bio- themselves especially to those who desire to learn graphical sketches are wel! condensed and interest- something about the history of art as displayed in ing. The "Hand-book” is a pleasant introduction its results, and who lack time or inclination for exto the broad field of English literature, through tended reading. Eleven notably fine reproducwhose influence we hope the student may be led tions on wood of celebrated representative works, to gather his own treasures.

and a full index of names, add greatly to the value Bench and Bar, by L. J. Bigelow (Harper), of the book. is a new and enlarged edition of the most com

The Young Mechanic.-The Messrs. Putnam plete collection of anecdotes of legal wit and deserve the thanks of all the boys—hip, hip, humor ever made, containing abundant entertain. Hurrah! and a tiger--for issuing an American ment for the leisure hours, not only of lawyers, but edition of that capital book, originally published in of all who are able to appreciate a good story well England, “ The Young Mechanic."

The book is told. The present edition has about one hundred I all that can be desired one of the few for which

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we can't say too much. It tells all about tools, in “Dame Europa's School." Its lesson is one for cluding the lathe, their cost, care, and use, and be. statesmen and social philosophers to ponder.ginning with directions for making simple wooden Boston Advertiser. boxes graduates its reader a well-trained worker in

Hans Breitmann in Europe, by Charles G. wood, metal, and ivory. Copious illustrations ex.

Leland (Peterson), contains twenty new Poems plain the text. The book is edited with an Ameri- by Hans Breitmann, describing his travels and excan preface and is issued in a very nice shape, and periences all over Europe, in Paris, in La Sorour best hope for it is that it will meet with the bonne, in Forty-Eight, in Belgium, in Spa, in success that it deserves. --Mail.

Ostende, in Gent, in Holland, at the Hague, in The Proverbs of Scotland, by Alexander His- Leyden, in Amsterdam, in Germany, in Cologne, lop, is the largest and best collection of Scottish in Munich, in Frankfort-on-the-Main, in Italy, in Proverbs in existence. Every reader of Hislop's Rome, where Breitmann interviews the Pope, at collection will find in it wise sayings and interest La Scala Santa, as well as Hans Breitmann at a ing anecdotes which he had not previously seen or

Picnic, and Breitmann as a Trumpeter, with a heard, so that the volume possesses the charm of full and complete Glossary. novelty combined with humor and satire, and all The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman (Carlethe other elements that make up the choicest fruits | ton), the famous old English ballad, which Lester of the intellectual life of the people of Scotland. Wallack sings so pathetically in the play of The volume might be styled à Collection of the “Rosedale," derives its chief value from the gro. Gems of Scottish Wisdom. It deserves a place in tesque illustrations and notes which are in the imevery Scottish Household beside the works of mortal Cruikshank's best manner. Burns and Scott. The American publisher, Mr. Common Sense in the Household, by Marion LD. Robertson, is a Scotsman who is very widely Harland (Scribner), is the actual product of fifteen known and esteemed, and whose name alone is a years' experience in household life, during which guarantee that the work has been carefully got time the writer has steadily pursued the work of up. It is well printed and handsomely bound.- composing it, gleaning and sisting in every quarter, Scottish Am. Journal.

levying contributions upon every materfamilias Tanner on Diseases of Infancy and Childhood.

within the circle of her friends, and drawing largeOf this invaluable work a third ed., revised and ly upon the practical knowledge that she has enlarged by Alfred Meadows, has just been issued gained in the discharge of her duties as mistress by Lindsay & Blakiston. The general plan of the of a family. Each receipt in the volume has work has been entirely changed'; while additions been brought to the test of the ancient adage that have been made throughout the book and several “the proof of the pudding is in the eating." The new chapters introduced. The whole, carefully re

work is indeed what the Mail calls it, a “Model višed, may, says the editor, be considered fairly to

Kitchen Companion.” represent the present state of our knowledge of this Journal of a Young Lady of Virginia, 1782, department of medicine.

ed. by Emily V. Mason, printed and published A Handbook of the Administrations of the for the benefit of the Lee Memorial Association United States, by Edward G. Tileston (Lee & of Richmond, by John Murphy & Co. --The Shepard), contains a synopsis of the leading polit- picture of life and manners presented by the Jourical events in the history of the United States, nal is extremely interesting, and well worthy of from the organization of the Federal Government being preserved. The publication of it, for the to the present time, arranged under the heads of object with which it is connected, is most approthe successive administrations, with a list of the priate. There is a gush and freshness, and perfect members of the cabinet, the speakers of the House, naturalness throughout, which is delightful. Inand other public officials. The volume also como dependent of the intrinsic merit of the little vol. prises a brief record of contemporaneous Eng.

ume is its typographical execution, which is in the lish history, extracts from the census of 1870 in

very highest style of the art.---Baltimore Gazette, advance of the official publication, and other facts Till the Doctor Comes, and How to Help Him, of interest and value.

by G. H. Hope (Putnam). Very, very seldom The Fall of England, or the Battle of Dor- does one find so much sound good sense, valuable king, is one of the most vivid and remarkable advice, and information, which if thoroughly unof all recent satires toward teaching by fiction the derstood might be a means of saving many a life, Scope and direction of current politics. It is the as in this little volume. A wonderful amount of story told in the year 1925 by an old man to his , it is condensed into a very small space. Every grandchildren, of the battle in which Prussia made word has its meaning ; none are superfluous. The conquest of England fifty years before, and ex- original work is an English book; this has been poses, as it there plainly appears, the causes and reprinted in this country, carefully revised by an circumstances of England's humiliation. The phi- eminent New York physician, and should find a losophy is wholly incidental and unobtrusive

, but place in every library.--Bookworm. the intensity and realism of the descriptive parts

We have to add that portions of the above book is one of the great triumphs of literary art.

We have been entirely re-written, and some very imremember no description of a battle, and doubt portant additions made providing for cases pecuif there be another, outside the works of Erck- liar to America. 1. ann-Chatrian, more excellent in its fidelity and

Lear's New Book of Nonsense (Osgood). - The As a narrative, it is superior to

Pall Mall Gasette says: “ The alphabets are

simplicity.

funny, the stories are funnier, the botany inge- a familiar style for young people, the leading inniously comical, and the songs are most ingenious cidents in Christ's life, illustrating them from and comical of all. The illustrations are ridicu. Eastern customs, and talking about them in the lously clever sketches. Who chooses this book conversational way of one sitting down with a class will choose well.” Certainly no one will find a of youngsters. Both of these books bear the more amusing book nor a more humorous com marks of the careful handling of the Riverside panion for a dull hour.

Press, which regards every book worth doing at Ralph the Heir, by Anthony Trollope (Har. these simple books, and probably will do so even

all as worth doing well. It has given its style to per). - Anthony Trollope has become one of the most popular of English novelists at the present heart of children.

more hereafter, educating the eye as well as the day, and this is regarded as his best story. It at. tracted much attention and interest while it ap Felt & Co.'s issue of “The Fight at Dame peared as one of the serials of Appleton's Journal Europa's School,” with Nast's illustrations, has during the past year,

Some of his characters are reached 25,000 copies. The English publishers, strikingly drawn, and some of his thrusts at shams who have sold over two hundred thousand copies of in modern society are keen and telling.

the brochure, have, on account of Nast's spirited Strife, by Mrs. E. D. Wallace (Claxton, Rem

and unique illustrations, ordered several thousand sen & Haffelfinger), is a highly original and highly

copies of Felt's edition. interesting romance, which will be especially en J. B. LIPPINCOTT & Co. have just issued the joyed by people of intellectual culture. Mrs. | following new works:

“ Tom Pippin's Wed. Wallace is not, in any degree, an imitator. There ding," a charming story told in a peculiarly are chapters in “Strife" that recall some scenes piquant style, by the Author of “ The Fight at of “ The Initials,” and some that are in the vein Dame Europa's School;” an interesting and of Hawthorne's “Marble Faun," lacking, of amusing series of sketches entitled “A Book of course, the perfection of style of the best modern Travels of a Doctor of Physic;" "Wear and writer of English prose. But there is nothing Tear,” by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell

, a monograph copied from either author, and the book is the containing a great deal of sound advice to those most completely original creation that we have who are “overworked;” “The Quiet Miss Godol. lately met with in American literature. -Phila. phin,” and “A Chance Child," two very interest. Ev. Bulletin.

ing tales by Ruth and Edward Garrett, illustrated; Dion and the Sibyls, a Classic Christian Novel, by Rev. T. Stork ;

The Unseen World in the Light of the Cross,". by Miles Gerald Keon (Cath. Pub. Soc.), is, by Mrs. Margaret Hosmer, Author of "The

“Blanche Gilroy," a new novel says the Catholic World, a work of uncommon merit, and may be classed, in our opinion, with Morrisons,” etc.; “Golden Grains," a volume of Fabiola and Callista, which is the highest compli- Rev. George Junkin,” by D. X. Junkin, D.D.;

Poems by Emilie M. Kiehl ; “ The Life of the ment we could possibly pay to a romance of the early period of Christian history. We pumpounce did He not Die?” a Romance, from the German

“ The Times and the Men,” a satire; “Why it without hesitation to be a dramatic and philo- by Mrs. A. L. Wister; and, “Xenophon," by Sir sophical masterpiece.

Alex. Grant, forming volume VIII. of “Ancient Light, by Jacob Abbott (Harper), the second Classics for English Readers.” of his admirable series of books of “Science for

GUSTAVE DROZ comes to us heralded by such the Young,” gives, like its predecessor “On an authority as the Nation (which says " his larger Heat,” the results of modern investigation and novels are masterpieces of fiction"), and in a dress discovery in a most pleasing and readable narrative which is, so far as we know, of a style new to form. The subject is presented in view of the American novels. Around a Spring, the novel most recent discoveries respecting the nature and just published by Messrs

. Holt & Williams, ap. phenomena of Light, and is abundantly illustrated with designs from Ganot and other French physic- pears to be one of the 'usual 8vos, in a peculiarily

On examination, Any person, young or old, who wishes to however, this cover is found to be reinforced on inform himself in a pleasant way about the spec- the inside with cloth, which, without perceptibly troscope, magic lantern, cameras, and other opti- adding to its bulk, adds immensely to its strength, cal instruments, and about solar, electric, calcium, and bids fair to prevent the books of this new magnesium, and all other kinds of light, will find “ Leisure Hour Series” from soon taking that this book of Mr. Abbott both interesting and in- uniform coverless condition which makes all paper structive.

novels, after one reading, look just alike. We THE AMERICAN TRACT Society, Boston, are told that the idea of putting a novel in this which recently transferred the manufacture and dress was taken from the “Guide to Emigrants' sale of its publications to the Riverside Press, and just published by Messrs. Hurd & Houghton, Hurd & Houghton, has recommenced its issue of whose example, in all that appertains to book good books, and sends out, through its publishers, making, is everywhere exercising a good influence two books,-Six Boys, a beautiful Story, the on the art. scene of which is laid in New York and neighbor. After what the press of the country has said of hood, just after the close of the Revolutionary this story, nothing is left to do but to predict it war; and Bible Sketches, Third Series, The a brilliant success.

We hope its great merits will two previous volumes were on the Old Testa- not be veiled by a few typographical errors which ment. This is independent of them, and gives, in / have surprised us, and which those who know the

publishers' ways can depend upon finding weeded the groundwork of this delightful story, which out in the second edition.

abounds with interesting descriptions of feudal A Parsing Book, or Analysis and Parsing in times, and gives us, with charming simplicity, the Tabular Forms, by J. Berry (Buffalo, Martin Tay. details of the daily religious life of the people of lory, is designed to answer as a special auxiliary in

those “dark ages," so luminous with the light of this important department of grammatical study. faith. The mechanical portion of the book is beauTwo sets of tables are presented, one for analysis tifully executed, and we are delighted to see that and one for parsing, comprising together a compre

all the books got out this season by Mr. Murplıy hensive classification of the elements of sentences, ere in the same elegant style.—Catholic World. and of their structural and functional relations. A Tourist's Guide to the Yo-Semite Valley.-A. These are followed by a series of practical illustra- Roman & Co. have issued a new edition, revised tions and exercises, from the simplest sentence to for 1871, of Hutchings' beautiful book, “Scenes the most complicated. The typography, paper, of Wonder and Curiosity in California.' Twenty and binding of the little book are admirable, and years' experience in California have fitted Mr. far superior to the usual style of text-books. It Hutchings to render a faithful and vivid account looks indeed more like an English than an Ameri- of these wonderful American sceneries. The book can production.

is illustrated with over 100 engravings on wood, GEO. W. Bible, author of France and and gotten up in admirable style. Prussia Compared, and a General Review of The Book of Blunders (Evans & Co.), selected Europe, an admirable work, published in Au- and edited by the compiler of one of the oddest gust, 1870, is now engaged in writing a book on and most amusing books published in this country, the late struggle in Europe, to be entitled, Pen “Gleanings for the Curious” (Kurtz), fully meets and Pencil Sketches of the Franco-Prussian the aim of the clever editor to afford the occasional War, embracing descriptions of military move reader a half hour's amusement or mental relax. ments

, encounters, incidents, scenes, battles, ation, in presenting the most laughable of the blunsieges, charges, etc., etc., of the war, to be hand- ders and bulls which are scattered abroad in a somely illustrated with engravings of sketches tak fugitive form, or buried in books amid a mass of en on the spot. Mr. Bible has been in correspond heavier material. The little volume, moreover, ence with Gen. Sheridan and a number of Euro- | is a most creditable specimen of American book. pean celebrities connected with the war, and is making. gleaning materials from every available source. Every Saturday, by a new process, is trimmed,

Digest of the Tariff Laws. Mr. Samuel T. neatly pasted, so as not to disfigure the paper, and Morgan has recently prepared a digest of the Tariff held together as securely as if stitched. The Laws and Import Duties, which will be found of machine which produces this result is the invention great value to all persons who require a manual of of Messrs. Chambers & Co., of Philadelphia, and this kind, especially merchants and importers. The was made by them under arrangement with Messrs. work extends to the ist of May, thus covering the James R. Osgood & Co., especially for Every changes made at the last session of Congress, and Saturday. It is the only machine of this kind embodies an index of which the rate of duty on in the world, and is really a wonder in its working, any particular article can be ascertained at a accomplishing the various processes of folding, glance. The appendix contains tables of foreign pasting, and trimming at one operation. moneys, weights, and measures, reduced to the United States standard, rates of Tare, and other useful regulations of the customs. The book is American Novelties. gotten up in neat style, and printed in large type

ADAMS & Co., 25 Bromfield st., Boston, have ca clear, white paper, and is issued from the pub- among their new noveltics :- The Magic Money lishing house of Messrs. Turnbull Bros., 8 N. Box, retailing at 50 c. ; The Bottle Imp, 25 C., and

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mas holidays. They have introduced that popular "Les Füles de Marbre,” is founded on the hallu

summer game, The Ring Toss, two years ago, cination that humanity enjoys, at periods far dis- which they still consider their best selling article. tant, two existences. The story is told in a

THE AMERICAN TABLET MANUFACTURING dreamy and rather fascinating style, and though Co., Brattle street, Boston, publish— The Erasable somewhat disconnected, is nevertheless so power. | Drawing and Writing Tablets, first printed upon fully wrought up that even the most practical and then covered with an Erasable Water-proof would enjoy a perusal

. We cannot refrain from coating, which enables a child to practise drawing complimenting the translator upon the faithful 'the lessons, and erase the lead pencil marks or manner in which the work has been rendered. An copies, and make them over and over again. All casy, Rowing style, retaining to an almost marvel- the copies, both in Drawing and Writing, are enbus extent the peculiar sentiment of the idiom, is, graved by the best artists, and the letters are in the we think, the greatest charm of the work.-N. 0. most approved style of writing. Price, each 30 c.

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