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NIW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, 82 CLIFF-STREET

VALUABLE SERIES OF SCHOOL BOOKS,

PUBLISHED BY

CALEB BARTLETT, NEW-YORK.

COBB'S NEW FIRST BOOK,

unanimously approved by the Board, and the book COBB'S SPELLING BOOK.

adopied. Philadelphia, April 9, 1944. COBB's JUVENILE READER, NO. 1.

Ai a meeting of the Association of Teachers of the COKE'S JUVENILE READER, 2

(be Public School Society of the city of New York, held COBB'S JUVENILE READER,

Feb. 171h, 18.14, arra full discussion of the merits and COBB'S SEQUEL, HE READEK, “

peculiarities of Cobb's New series of Reading Boolis, a COBB's NORTH AM. READER, " b.

unanimous expression was made favorable to the said PRACTICAL ADVANTAGES OF THE CLASSIFICA

works, and a committee appointed to communicalelo TION OF COBB'S NEW SPELLING BOOK.

Mr. Cobb their entire and bearly approbation of him.

Ai in previous meeting of the same Association, the Words of similar terminition, combinalion, qiher report from which the folloiring extract in relation to single or double consonants, dr., being classed, the Cobb's New Spelling Book is taken, was adopted. scholar is nided in spelling other words of the same * The work is strictly a Spelling Book für Schools, class or common basis hy their similarity, thus learn and in the opinion of your Committee, is better calcu. ing the differences between the several words, instead laied, from its strict regard to system throughout, to of constantly learning an entirely new, different, and overcome the difficulties ihal beset the way of the dissimilar word.

young learner of the orihography of our language, than In this Spelling Pook, and in this Spelling Pook oniv. any other book that has come under our observation." all the varieties of towel and consonant sounds, and con. From the Principals of the Public Schools in Rochester. dinations of sounds are so clissed as to make the scholar "We have no hesitation in bazarding the opinion that practically and familiarly acqnainted with them, and for all ll.e purposes for which a Speeling Book is need. also have them permanently impressed 11 pon bis mind.ed, ihis is far ihe most valuable one extant.

The easy words are scparaled from the dificult ones, Of a series of Reading Kooks liy the same author, we thus giving the teacher an opportunity to drill or prac can also speak in terms of approbation. He has adapt: lise the scholar a picarrr length of lime on the difficult ed his selecious to the capacities of every class of than easy words, thereby saving from a THIRD to a halt renders, con mencing with words of one syllable, and of the time of the scholar and teacher, usually wasted gradually rising lo ihe higher order of composition: evor lkroun away by studying, pronouncing, and spelling ery word in each le:son, that requires explanation, beover and over, again and agiin, word which require 110 ing duiy accentuated and defined. #udy, spelling, or repetition of the letters to impress Proceedings of the College of Teachers of the city of their oribiography on the mind, as, from their analogy

Philadelphia. thry are never spelled wrong.

1 Me, Lyman Cobe, By the use of this Spelling Book the words of similar Dear Sir: Ala stated meeting of the College of orthography and sound being classed together, the eye 'Teachers of Philadelphia, held on the evening of the and ear ici in concert or unison without confusion or 27:b of March, 1844-11 was doubl. thus enabling the scholar to spell right in lead Kesolved, That in the opinion of this College, Mr. Ly. of wrong, or continually guessing at the oribograploy of man Coblu's Spelling Pook, possesses superior merit; cach wurd; as to spell wrong mahes just as drepan and the arrangement of it, is beter suited for facilita impression upon the mind of the scholar as to spell ting the progress of the pupil, than any other they have right, hence ihe great importance of having a correct seen. repetition of the let ers nlveys, instead of spelling right Resolved, Secondly, that Mr. Cobb's Series of Read. a part of the time, and wrong a part of the time. ers, though not without objectionable points, are cer.

it is belirved that a st hobus will learn to spell by this rainly arranged on an admirable plan; and they believe systern of classification in ONE Hals ibe time required by them calculated to make a child read more understand. any other system of classificatinn ever devised 10:ly, than any other books, of similar description they PRACTICAL ADVANTAGES OF CORB'S NEW have met with." SERIES OF READING BOOKS.

From the Proceedings of the Chenango County ConAll the new words contained in each Peading Lesson January 171 b. 1844.

vention of Superintendents and Friends of Education, of these books are formed into a spelling Les-on, and placed immediately before each Reading Lesson, each in th's department

"Colin's New Spelling Book is regarded as the best word being divided accented, pronounced, defined, and Cubb's liew Series of Reading Books are recommend. the part of speech designated. By this system, the scholar "ecomes acquainted with and progressive improvemcut of scholars, in this

ed as unqurstionably the best, for securing the early the 'dirision, docentualion, 1 ronunciation, and definilios Brinch.' of crery word beore he reads it. The different shades of the meaning of words and

The following recommendariou has been signed by a their proper use and application can bese he learned in great miny Practical Teachers (over three hundred.) connexion with oihr words. as in a .eading Lesson

in the Sinie of lew Jersey. by this system i scholur . ill furino fized hubit yf in viag examined Cohh's New Series of School Books, con

"We, the undersig ved, Teachers in New Jersey, ba. quiring in after life, into the meaning of every new sisting of a Spelling and a Reading course, are of the word which may oocur in his daily or occasional read ing

opinion ihat they are far superior to any series with By this system the worse than useless practice of learn: 1 pace them into our respective schools as speedily as

which we are acquainied; and therefore sball intro. Ingibe denuinons of words in the abstrict columns of the circumstances of the case will admit.'' a dictionary, onconnected with the sentences or para. praplis in which the words are properly used, is entire ciety, held June 7th, 1944, Coht's New Spelling and

At a meeting of the New Jersey Stale Education Soly done away.

By this syster the scholar is constantly exercised in Reading Rooks, were adopted by a large majority the business of spelling in connexion with his reading,

This series is also extensively used in the Public and which in the ordinary plan of teaching the scholars private schools of the cities of New York, Philadelphia, read is nearly or wholly omitted.

Albany, Utica, Rochester, Ruffalo, Reading, Harris. Torpists of speech are designated so as 1o enable the burgh, Burlington, Trenton, &c. &c., and have been re. scholit to know the precise necent and pronunciation commended and adopted by a great number of County take place when words are one or the othir part of coming more popular, the subscriber is prepared to of every word as well the changes of orthography which conventions in Ibis Stäre.

In adoition to the above books, which are daily be. speech.

supply Teachers, School Committees, Country Mer. EXTRACTS FROM RECOMMENDATIONS. chants and the Book Trede, with every variety of School (From th- Proceedings of the Board of Comptrollers of books of any value, together with a general assortment the cly and connty of Philadelphia )

of Stationery adapted to the book husiness. He also "The simplicity of Mr. Cobb s arrangement and the respectfully calls the attentivn of Teachers, &c., to a accnracy manisesi ed io carrying it oui, commend bis

now and *prilling Book at once to tho-e who give their atiention

IMPROVED SCHOOL SLATE, to an enamination of it, and well entille it to a place which for beauty, durability and chca pness, is unequalled on the list of books in he werd in our Public Schools."

by any other slate in use. The report from which the above is an extract, was

CALEB BARTLETT, 225 Pearl-st., cor. Plati.

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PERKINS' MATHEMATICAL SERIES,

AN ELEMENTARY ARITHMETIC, Designed for Academies and Schools; also serving as an Introduction to the Higher Arithmetic

BY GEORGE R. PERKINS, A. M. From the numerous commendations which this book The work hears the indubitable mark of having been has received, we select the following extract :

scientifically larranged by a practical and get deep "Numerous as are the School Aritbmetics of the day, mathematical mind. From his familiarity with the and simple as the branch is, this work nevertheless abstruse branches of the seience of quantity, and from possesses merits which are peculiarly its own. Among his adepiness in the art of instruction, Mr. Perkins wu These inerits we would enumerate his logical method of admirably fitted for the present task. He bas silent. treating Decimal Fractions, before introducing the sub- lopped off extraneous and useless matter, corrected ject of Federal Money; and also, the adoption of Mr. the expression of rules, and adapted his examples ! Horner's excellent rule for the extraction of the Cube be rule in such a form, that the pupil comprebends Root. In addition, however, to these obvious improve with clearness, and retains with great facility all the ments, there is another excellence which is unique.- mysteries of this complicated science."

HIGHER ARITHMETIC, Designed for Common and High Schools, Academies and Colleges, in which some entirely new principles are developed, and many concise and easy rules given which have never before ap

peared in any arithmetic. By GEORGE R. PERKINS, A. M. This work has been before the public for three years, I of October, which will be especially adapted to the and received the unqualified approbation of nearly wants of the higher classes in common schools, and is every mathematical ieacher or professor, editor or style of execution second to no school-book ever pa superintendent, in whose bands it has been placed. Alished. new and improved edition will be issued adout the Isti

COMMON SCHOOL ALGEBRA. We have in course of preparation, and shall publish the same author. designed expressly for the use of *** early next spring, an elementary work on Algebra, by mon schools, or for beginners.

A TREATISE ON ALGEBRA. Embracing besides the elementary principles, all the higher parts usually taught in Colleges; at

taining, moreover, the new method of Cubic and Higher Equations, as well as the developers and application of the more recently discovered Theorem of Sturm. By Geo. R. PERKINS, A. This book is well known and highly approved, being to have an opportunity of presenting copies of the aber used in Union and Geneva Colleges, as vell as in most to teachers or superintendents who may wish to ena other leading schools. The Publishers are always happy line them with reference to their introduction. Utica, August, 1844.

BENNET, BACKUS & HAWLEY, Publishers.

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A System of Twelve Books, in Three Parts.

PUBLISHED BY
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THE PRIMARY PART or District school teachers, the means of accomplish. Is for beginners, and is peculiarly adapted to their ing all with their pupils in the art that the best writ. youthful capacities. The lessons are so arranged that ing masters can.

short, long, and capital letters are classed and prac *This it is believed will be fully realized on trial, tised first, according to similarity of formation; then, and at a less cost for books,

than for the use of blank alphabetically in single letters and words, so as to fit writing books. It has been ascertained by careful the form of each leiter in the pupil's mind. Each analysis, that Root's Writing Books, average four lesson is alternated with exercises, to give facility of times as much writing for the pupil, as the same action to the muscles, and establish the correct man. number of blank books; and as the cost for each ner of holding the hand and pen. number is but a trifle more than for blank books, THE INTERMEDIATE PART, they must be much the cheapest, at least by more than one-half . Besides there is a great saving of time used as a commencement by pupils somewhat

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Though a proper successor to the primary, may be to the teacher, the copies being all set in a fac-simile ed, or for self-instruction. It will produce a practical of the beautiful hand of the author.

business style. le comprises as exercises, single small PLAN AND USE OF THE SYSTEM. letters, entire words, capital letters, alphabetical sen: The arrangement is such, as to enable teachers tences, and a series of bold exercises for acquiring who use them, to superintend, and rapidly advance great freedom and command of hand. very large classes with comparatively little labor.

THE FINAL PART Every exercise to be practised, and letter to be imi. Contains off-hand or whole arm exercises, capital tated, is fully and clearly explained in bold type upon letters, select sentences of one and wo lines each, and the correct and false positions of the hand and pen, art, comprising Round Mand, German Text, old set copies, with cuts illustrating and exhibiting both Receipis, &c., and the cornamental branches of the enables any one of common capacity, who will read, think, and exercise liis own judgment, not only to

English, &c. Each part although gradually progress. teach himself, but become with the aid of these so planned as to make a complete series of itself, and books, a thorough, and successful teacher

of practical may be used independently of the others. The whole writing. The whole plan is pleasing, interesting, and forining

the most complete, plulosophical, practicada eflectual; entirely new and original with the author. I and economical system ever before publishod.

VALUABLE AND APPROVED SCHOOL BOOKS ,

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OLNEY'S SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY AND ATLAS.- BULLIONS' SERIES OF GRAMMARS-ENGLISH, The publishers of the work regret that they have not LATIN AND GREEK. These books have met with yet been able to supply the demand for the new edition, a degree of favor truly remarkable; spontaneous recombut by making more extensive arrangements for manu: mendations have been received from a large number of facturing, they hope soon to be able to meet the wants the best scholars and most celebrated teachers in the of the public. The beauty and neatness of the new country. A small volume of Practical Lessons in Eng. Allas, and the fact that it is very useful for reference lish Grammar and Composition has been added to the in the family, besides being serviceable at school; com. series, which is admirably adapted to its purposes. bined with the simplicity of style and excellent ar. BULLION'S LATIN RÉADER will be issued from rangement of the Geography, and the exceeding low the press in time for classes formed the present season, price of the work compared with its execution and and will add to the value of the excellent series of value, render it worthy of adoption by all teachers and Grammars, English, Latin and Greek, by the same auparents.

OLNEY'S INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY is a THE PICTORIAL SPELLING-BOOK. By R. Bent. beat, cheap and perspicuous work, for those who wish ley. Containing more than 160 beautiful cuts, well

SOLNEY'S NATIONAL PRECEPTOR, a popular than the first book should be pleasing to children, will reading book for the middle classes in schools.

find this suited to their purpose; and it is not only COMSTOCK'S NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. The ra.

attractive but excellent for teaching. In proportion to pid sale of this book bas rendered it necessary to obtain its cost, it is one of the cheapest school books pub a new set of stereotype plates, and the author has ta

lished. ken occasion to revise it, and to embrace in it every thing useful which has been invented or brought for: Rev. T. H. Gallaadet and Rev. H. Hooker. This book

THE FAMILY AND SCHOOL DICTIONARY. By ward of late. The new matter

embraces the subjects does not contain the names of common objects, as chair of Water

Wheels, Gunnery, Electrotype, showing the or book, neither does it contain words which young manner of Gilding, Silvering, and making copper casts, persons have no occasion to use, but its object is to Photography, Daguerrotype, Russel's Planetarium train pupils to the habit of giving a definite meaning Morse's Electro-Magnetic Telegraph, Horse-Power,&c. to every word. It fully sustains the reputation of Rev. It will be found precisely adapted to schools, and wor. Mr. Gallaudet, as all will find who test its merits. thy of the general use it has heretofore maintained.

COOPER'S VIRGIL, with English Notes. In very COMSTOCK'S PHYSIOLOGY has been recently in. troduced into many schools

with great advantage, and i general use. is perhaps second' in importance to no other school Rutgers' Female Institute and many other seminaries.

ROBINSON'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, used in the book.

ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY, BOTANY, GEOLO. It is the intention of the publishers, that in point of GY and MINERALOGY, by the same author, are well execution, durability, and price, the above books shall known as convenient and valuable text books.

compare favorably with any others.

THOMSON'S LEGENDRE'S GEOMETRY.

PUBLISHED BY

DURRIE & PE CK,

NEW-HAVEN, CONN.

ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRY, on the basis of Dr. make the chain of reasoning more complete and more Brewster's Legendre ; to which is added a Book on easily, understood, it is believed they will greatly facil. Proportions, with Notes and Illustrations, by James itate the progress of the learner, and enhance his plea. B. Thompson, A. M., Editor of the Abridgement of sure in the study of this useful and important science. Day's Algebra.

Published by Durrie & Peck, New Haven; and Smith

& Peck, Philadelphia. Sold by the Booksellers geneThe merits of Legendre's Geometry are too well

rally. known to require comment. It is alike distinguished N. B. The above forms one of the series of Mathefor its comprehensiveness, its lucid and systematic arrangement, and the clearness and accuracy of its de matical works for Schools and Academics, by Jeremiah

Day, L. L. D., President of Yale College, and James B. monstrations.

Thomson, A. M. The principal embarrassment which young minds ex

The series is to embrace the following works : perience in the study of geometry, arises from the difficulty in comprehending abstraet propositions, le ductive and Synthetic modes of instruction. (This

I. ELEMENTS OF ARITHMETIC; Uniting the Ingendre has successfully obviated this difficulty by work will soon be published.) en unciating his propositions by the aid of the figure or

II. ELEMENTS OF ALGEBRA ; Being an abridge. diagram, which he uses in the demonstration.

After the particular truth of each proposition is de ment of Days Algebra; to which are added practical monstrated as in the original, in the present edition questions, with a large number of Problems and Examthe general principle is deduced from the demonstra: ples for practice. This work, which was published tion, and is printed in italics for the sake of convenient about a year ago, has already passed into the 5th edi.

tion of 2000 copies each. reference.

III. KEY TO THE ELEMENTS OF ALGEBRA, (al. Thus the pupil is taught to reason from particulars gins with the consideration of a particular case which tions and the answers to all the

examples. to generals, according to the inductive mode; he be ready published,) containing a statement and solution

of the more difficult problems, with various explana. he readily understands, and by a process of reasoning is

IV. ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRY. `(Just published. brought to the general principle or conclusion.

See above.) After the truth of each proposition in the Book on

V. ELEMENTS OF PLANE TRIGONOMETRY and proportion is demonstrated with respect to magnitudes LOGARITHMS. in general, it is verified by numbers. The Notes and

VI. MENSURATION : Containing the application of Illustrations are strictly practical. Elementary Geometry; and while the above additions) wants of the Learner and the Practical Surveyor. The work contains all the important principles of Geometry to the measurement of surfaces and

solids.

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PIERPONT'S SERIES OF READING BOOKS,

GEO. F. COOLIDGE & BROTHER,

323 PEARL STREET, NEW-YORK.

PUBLISHED BY

The best series of READING BOOKS published in and religions institutions: in fine, they should be the United States, pronounced to be so by those who Americon in matter and spirit. They should be uni. have used them in their Schools for a series of years, form in character, and this desideratum cannot be es. and sold by the Booksellers generally.

pected from works used promiscuously from different 1. THE LITTLE LEARNER, or Rudiments of Read- authors. ing. 18mo.

Tbere has been a serics of books, four in number, 2. THE YOUNG PEADER, 10 go with the Spelling prepared by Pierpont, wbich are admirably. American Book. 19mo.

First Class Books. These books were compiled exclu. 3. INTRODUCTION TO THE NATIONAL READER, sively for the public schools of Boston, (decidedly sua Felection of Easy Leading Lessons. 12mo.

perior to any similar schools in the United States,) and 4. THE NATIONAL READER; being a Selection of have been lucreasing in popularity ever since, till about Exercises in Reading and Speaking. 12mo.

thirty editions of the older numbers of the series have 6. THE AMERICAN FIRST CLASS BOOK. 12mo. been sold in this country, and they have secured equal These five works compiled by the Rev. John Pierpont, popularity and circulation in England. The high litecompose a series which is undoubtedly more suitable rary character of their author, is a sufficient guarantee for the purposes for which they were designed, than thai neither thought nor word calculated to offend, or any previous publications. The last three of these vitiate taste, will be found in any of his pages-but on books are used exclusively in the Boston Public Scbools, the contrary much, very much that is calculated to at, and have been republished in England, in which coun- traci observation and engage the thougbts of children, try, the American First Class Book is considered supe. as descriptions of animals, scenes of external nature rior to their own classical reading books, and bas, &c., out of school as well as in school. Children furTherefore, been extensively adopted in their Schools and nished with these books will eagerly anticipate the Academies.

reading exercise and often request the privilege of read. From the Missouri Register, Boonville, Mo. ing'a second, alter having finished their accustomed PIERPONT'S READING BOOKS FOR SCHOOLS. lesson. I really hope these books will be introduced There is so great a variety of books in our schools, ence in the West as they have in the East, to improve

among us, that they may exert the same happy influ. that it is difficult for a teacher to form a class in any the tasie, cultirate the affections, strengthen the unone: and it is highly worthy the public consideration derstanding, inform the mind and better prepare our whether some improvement cannot and ought not to be south for the duties of mankind. immediately made therein. Reading books are first put into children's hands and

N. B. If any Teacher or School Committee wishing of course among the most important, because from them

a set of these Readers for the purpose of examining the infantile mind may contract habits, imbibe prejudices bem, will send word to the Publishers by letter, the and receive impressions, which after years cannot books will be promptly forwarded to the address desigeradicate. These should excite the curiosity, cultivate nated, gratis. a taste for reading, excite and strengthen the best seel. The cheapest Spelling Book published in the United ings of the juvenile heart, in favor of our civil, social States.

COOLIDGE'S EDITION

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WEBSTER'S ELEMENTARY SPELLING BOOK. This Spelling Book is almost universally used throughout the United States, the sale of it being about

ONE MILLION COPIES PER ANNUM.

NEW AND CHEAP SCHOOL DICTIONARY,
A SEQUEL TO THE ELEMENTARY SPELLING BOOK,

OR AN
ELEMENTARY DICTIONARY,
CONTAINING A SELECTION OF ABOUT 12,000 OF THE MOST USEFUL WORDS IN THE ENGLISH

LANGUAGE.
COMPILED BY WMG WEBSTER, SON OF THE LATE NOAH WEBSTER, LLD
N. B. Any Teacher or School Committe wishing to for Schools. The common method of reqnising scholars
adopt this Dictionary in their Schoo's, by ordering of to commit to memory all the words as they are alpha-
the Publishers by mail from one to fifty copies, accord betically arranged, is a tedious misapplication of time,
ing to the number of copies which they wish to furnish, tor there are more than thirty-six thousand words in a
will be furnished in the first instance, gratuitously. dictionary, and is a scholar learn by rote thirty words

This book is intended to follow Webster's Elementa. ) in a day, and take a task of definitions every other day, Ty Spelling Book; it comprises as many words in gen. it will require more than eight years to go once through eral use, and their definitions, as it is necessary for a dictionary. scholars to commit to memory, in order to obtain a The Elementary Dictionary is printed on good paper, correct knowledge of our language.

in large type, and well bound. The price is but a lrifle
More than three fourths of the words in our Diction higher than the Spelling Book.
aries ought to be omitted in a vocabulary of definitions There will be published on the first of January, 1845,

A
PICTORIAL EDITION

A
OF

THE ELEMENTARY SPELLING BOOK,

BY NOAH WEBSTER, L. L. D.,

CONTAINING ABOUT
ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS,

DESIGNED AND ENGRAVED EXPRESSLY FOR THIS BOOK.
This Edition will be printed on good paper, and well bound. The Price will be but a trifle higher than tha
Edition without Engravings, and can be used in the same Class, the arrangement of the matter being page for
page precisely the same.

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