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THE HISTORY OF THE FIVE INDIAN
NATIONS OF CANADA Which are dependent on the Province of New York, and are a barrier between the English and the French in that part of the world.
By Hon. CadwALLADER COLDEN. With map and portrait.
2 vols. Mr. Colden lived among and studied the “ Five Nations"—the celebrated Iroquois—for years, and his book is a masterpiece in its intimate and comprehensive review of Indian Life.
LITERATURE AND DOGMA. An Essay towards a better Apprehension of the Bible. By MATTHEW ARNOLD, D.C.L. With portrait.
I vol. Literature and Dogma is one of the famous books of the world's literature. Never has literary style been carried to greater perfection than here. Consequently it is held as a model to all future writers. Apart from its grace and beauty of style, its vigorous, straightforward argument will always command for it multitudes of readers.
MACKENZIE'S VOYAGES TO THE
FROZEN AND PACIFIC OCEANS IN 1789 AND 1793.
With an Account of the Rise and State of the Fur Trade. By ALEXANDER MACKENZIE. With portrait and map.
2 vols. This rare work has never been reprinted since 1814. As Mackenzie was the first white man to cross the Rocky Mountains, as he discovered the great Mackenzie River which he followed to the Arctic Ocean, as he wrote a History of the Early Fur Trade, it will be evident how important his book is to modern readers.
SHORT STUDIES ON GREAT SUBJECTS.
By James Anthony FROUDE, M.A. With portrait.
I vol. The great historian illuminates these Short Studies as only a master-writer could do it. Not one of the famous essays will ever be forgotten. THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF AMERICUS
VESPUCIUS. By C. Edwards LESTER, U.S. Consul to Genoa, 1845. With portrait.
I vol. The strange history of the astronomer and navigator who gave his name to the New World is not well known to ordinary readers. He seems to have fared but little better than Columbus himself. For instance, he discovered Brazil, but for various reasons Spain made no account of it. A HISTORY OF WILLIAM PENN, FOUNDER OF PENNSYLVANIA.
By W. Hepworth Dixon. With portrait.
I vol. This famous book reads more like a romance than credible history. Penn's vicissitudes would have daunted most men. Yet he overcame every obstacle, and founded one of the most prosperous of the American Commonwealths. His story is most fascinating.
SIR WALTER RALEGH.
I vol. This is by far the most scholarly life of the famous English navigator. The reader will find a vivid picture of those glorious Elizabethan days, wherein so many gallant figures sacrificed their lives for Empire.
There is no os dry-as-dust” writing in this remarkable work. It is the true naturalist's contemplation of the life histories of the creatures around him, written with sympathy and accurate knowledge. Mr. Thompson-Seton never accomplished better work in this field.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE. Revised and Edited by J. Hain Friswell. With portrait.
I vol. No one needs to be told that the Essays of Montaigne are the most interesting and remarkable in the world. The trouble with them, however, for the ordinary reader, is their verbosity. In this edition the editor has retained everything of interest.
THE WILD NORTHLAND Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dog, across Northern North America. By Gen. Sir Wm. Francis BUTLER, K.C.B. With portrait and a route map.
I vol. By common accord, Gen. Butler's account of his lonely ride and tramp through the ice-bound regions of the North has been placed high among the many masterly books of travel. The reader follows Butler and his dog, Cerf-Vola, with sympathetic interest from first to last. The vivid descriptions of the strange, unknown country on the border of the “ Barren Lands” are unsurpassed, if not unsurpassable.
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