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CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS.

MRS. MARKHAM'S NEW WORK.

HISTORICAL CONVERSATIONS for YOUNG PERSONS.

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Containing 1. The HISTORY of MALTA, and the KNIGHTS of RHODES. 2. The HISTORY of POLAND. By MRS. MARKHAM, Author of the Histories of England and France.' With illustrative Woodcuts, 1 vol. demy 12mo. Nearly ready.

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CHRISTMAS STORIES. By MARIA EDGEWORTH. Containing GARRY OWEN; or the SNOW WOMAN, and Poor BOB the CHIMNEY SWEEper. With Woodcuts, 1 vol. 2s. 6d. Printed to correspond with "Early Lessons."

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BERTHA'S JOURNAL during a VISIT to her UNCLE; comprising a variety of interesting information for Young Persons. Arranged for every Day in the Year. Third and Cheaper Edition, in 1 vol. Nearly ready.

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GOSPEL STORIES. An attempt to render the CHIEF EVENTS of the LIFE of OUR SAVIOUR intelligible and profitable to YOUNG CHILDREN. A New Edition, half-bound, 3s. 6d.

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STORIES for CHILDREN, from the History of EngEleventh Edition, 3s. half-bound.

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The HISTORY of the LATE WAR: with SKETCHES of NAPOLEON, NELSON, and WELLINGTON, in the style of "Stories for Children." 1 vol. half-bound, 2s. 6d.

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BISHOP HEBER'S HYMNS. Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year. Ninth Edition, in a pocket volume, 2s. 6d.

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The POETICAL PRIMER. Consisting of short Extracts from Ancient and Modern Authors, selected and arranged progressively for the Use of Children. By MRS. Lawrence. Third Edition, 18mo, 3s.

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MRS. MARKHAM'S HISTORIES.

1. ENGLAND. Fifth and Cheaper Edition, 2 vols. 12s. boards. 2. FRANCE. A Third Edition, 2 vols. 12s.

3. SPAIN. On the plan of MRS. MARKHAM'S " Histories of England and France." By MARIA CALLCOTT. 2 vols. 12s.

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LITTLE ARTHUR'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND. 2 Vols. 18mo, with Woodcuts, 6s.

"This little History was written for a real little Arthur, and I have endeavoured to write it nearly as I would tell it to an intelligent child. 1 well remember what I wanted to be told myself, in addition to what I found in my lesson books, when I was first allowed to read the History of England, and I hope I have answered most of the questions I recollect to have wished to have asked."- Author's Preface.

DOMESTIC COOKERY.

FIFTY-EIGHTH EDITION, Price FIVE and SIXPENCE,

A NEW SYSTEM OF

DOMESTIC

COOKERY,

FOUNDED UPON

Principles of Economy and Practical Knowledge,
adapted to the Use of Private Families.

PEN and PENCIL SKETCHES of INDIA. Being a Journal of a Tour in that Country. With numerous Engravings by LANDSEER, and Woodcuts, chiefly illustrative of the FIELD SPORTS of INDIA, from the Author's own Sketches. By CAPTAIN MUNDY, late Aide-de-Camp to Lord Combermere. A New Edition. In 2 Vols. 8vo, 30s.

A BACKWOODSMAN'S ACCOUNT of UPPER CANADA, for the Use of EMIGRANTS. Third Edition. In Foolscap 8vo, 1s. 6d.

A YEAR in SPAIN. By a YOUNG AMERICAN. 2 Vols. post 8vo, 16s.

BUBBLES from the BRUNNENS of NASSAU. Third Edition, with Eleven Plates. Foolscap 8vo, 7s. 6d.

ROUGH NOTES taken during some rapid Journeys across the PAMPAS and among the ANDES. By Major Sir F. BOND HEAD, author of "Bubbles from the Brunnens." Third Edition. Post 8vo, 9s. 6d.

CONSOLATIONS in TRAVEL; or, the LAST DAYS of a PHILOSOPHER. By Sir HUMPHRY DAVY, late President of the Royal Society. Printed uniformly with "Salmonia." New Edition. 8vo, 68.

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SALMONIA; or, DAYS of FLY-FISHING. Edition, with Plates and Woodcuts. Foolscap 8vo, 12s.

GLEANINGS IN NATURAL HISTORY. With LOCAL RECOLLECTIONS. BY EDWARD JESSE, Esq., Surveyor of His Majesty's Parks and Palaces. Being a Companion to the "Journal of a Naturalist." Now completed in Three Vols. post 8vo, 10s. 6d. each.

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NEW BOOKS IN THE PRESS,

OR

Preparing for Publication.

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THE WELLESLEY PAPERS.

The DESPATCHES, MINUTES, and CORRESPONDENCE of the Most Noble the MARQUESS WELLESLEY, K. G., now first collected and arranged, and revised by his LORDSHIP. Embracing his Lordship's Administration as Governor-General of British India,— Ambassador to the Court of Spain,-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, — and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. 8vo, with a Portrait, &c.

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JOURNAL of the ARCTIC LAND EXPEDITION, to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1833, 4, and 5.

By CAPTAIN BACK, R. N., Commander of the Expedition. 1 vol. 8vo, with a Map of the New Discoveries in Northern Geography, and very numerous Illustrations from the Author's Drawings.

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OUTLINES of a JOURNEY through ARABIAPETRÆ A, to MOUNT SINAI, and the EXCAVATED CITY of PETRA - the EDOM of the PROPHECIES.

By M. LEON DE LABORDE. Beautifully printed in 1 vol. 8vo, with nearly Seventy Plates and Maps.

The price of this book will be about one twelfth of the original French work.

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A PERSONAL ACCOUNT of some of the MOST STRIKING EVENTS of A TWELVE MONTHS' CAMPAIGN with ZUMALACARREGUI during the present Spanish War in Navarre and the Basque Provinces.

By an ENGLISH OFFICER in the Service of DON CARLOS. 2 vols. post 8vo, with a Map of the Seat of the War in Spain,

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THE LIFE Of oliver goLDSMITH,

Chiefly drawn up from Original Sources, and comprising numerous interesting Pieces. By JAMES PRIOR, Esq., Author of the "Life of Burke." Preparing in Monthly Volumes.

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ELEMENTS of GEOLOGY.

With numerous Illustrations of Fossil Remains. Intended for the Use of Students and Young Persons. By CHARLES LYELL, F. R. S., 1 Vol. In an advanced state of preparation.

12mo.

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MEMOIRS OF ROBERT LORD CLIVE,

Collected from the Family Papers at Wolcot, and other Authentic and Original Sources.

By Major-Gen. Sir JOHN MALCOLM, G. C. B., K.L.S., F. R.S., LL.D., &c. In 3 vols. 8vo, with a Portrait.

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THE LIFE of the LATE CHARLES MATHEWS, Comedian, commenced by Himself, and continued by HIS SON.

"It is not only the records of my own adventures and mishaps, my life and opinions, that I am vain enough to think amusing, but some of those singular events which, contrary to all probability or my own expectation, mingled me with remarkable men. There are few individuals in this country who have had such opportunities afforded them as myself of associating or coming in contact with persons of every class of society, from the king's palace to the cobbler's stall."- From MR. MATHEWS's Autobiography.

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OUTLINES of the POLITICAL ECONOMY of NATIONS. By the Rev. R. JONES, Professor of History and Political Economy at the East India College, Hertfordshire. 12mo.

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