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Rogues and Vagabonds of the Race

Course. Full Explanations how they Cheat at Roulette, Three Cards, Thimble-rig ; with some Account of the Welsher and MoneyLender. By Alfred Toulmin, late 65th Regt. Fcap. 8vo, illustrated cover, is.

Roll of Battle Abbey; or, A List of the Prin

cipal Warriors who came over from Normandy with William the Conqueror, and Settled in this Country, A.d. 1066-7. Carefully drawn, and printed on fine plate paper, nearly three feet by two feet, with the Arms of the principal Barons elaborately emblazoned in Gold and Colours. Price 5*. ; or, handsomely framed in carved oak of an antique pattern, 22s. (>d.

Roll of Caer lave rock: the Oldest Heraldic

Roll; including the Original Anglo-Norman Poem, and an English Translation of the MS. in the British Museum. By Thomas Wright, M.A. The Arms emblazoned in gold and colours. In 4to, very handsomely printed, extra gold cloth, 12s.

Roman Catholics in the County of

York in 1604. Transcribed from the Original MS. in the Bodleian Library, and Edited, with Genealogical Notes, by Edward PeaCock, F.S.A., Editor of "Army Lists of the Roundheads and Cavaliers, 1642." Small 4to, handsomely printed and bound, 15*. *«* Genealogists and Antiquaries will find much new and curious matter in

this work. An elaborate Index refers to every name in tlte volume, among ".ihich

will be found many of the highest local interest.


Ross's (Chas. H.) Unlikely Tales and

Wrong-Headed Essays. Fcap. 8vo, with numerous quaint and amusing Illustrations, is.


Ross's (Chas. H.) Story of a Honeymoon. A New Edition of this charmingly humorous book. Fcap. 8vo, illustrated boards, 2s. [Nearly ready.

School Life at Winchester College;

or, The Reminiscences of a Winchester Junior. By the Author of "The Log of the Water Lily ;'* and "The Water Lily on the Diniibe." Second Edition, Revise 1. Coloured Pi.atfs. 7s. 6d.


The Secret Out; or, One Thousand

Tricks with Cards, and other Recreations; with Entertaining Experiments in Drawing Room or "White Magic." By the Author of the " Magician's Own Book." Edited by W. H. Cremer, Jun., of Regent Street. With 300 Engravings. Crown 8vo, cloth, 4s. (xi. *.* Under the title of "Le Magicien des Salons" this book has long been a Standard Magic Book with all French and German Professors of the A rt. The trichs are described so carefully, with engravings to illustrate them, that not the slightest difficulty can be experienced in performing them.

Shaving Them; or, The Adventures of

Three Yankees. By Titus A. Brick. Fcap. 8vo, illustrated cover, is.

Shelley's Early Life. From Original

Sources. With Curious Incidents, Letters, and Writings, now

First Published or Collected. By Denis Florence Mac-carthy.

Cheaper Edition, crown 8vo, with Illustrations, 440 pages, Js. 6d.

*«* A most interesting volume of new biographical facts. The work possesses special interest to Irish readers, as the poet's political pamphlets, advocating Home Rule and other rights, are here for the first time given in a col letted form. These pamphlets Shelley and his wife threw from the balcony of a window in Sackville Street, as the best means of publishing the Poet t Political p»inciples.


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Shelley's Poetical Works. Now First

Reprinted from the Author's Original Editions. In Two Series, the First containing " Queen Mab " and the Early Poems ; the Second, "Laon and Cythna," "The Cenci," and Later Poems. In royal l6mo, over 400 pages in a volume, price is. Sd. each, in illustrated cover; 2s. zd. each in cloth extra.

The Third Series, completing the Work, will shortly be ready.

Sheridan's (Richard Brinsley) Complete Works, with Life and Anecdotes. Including his Dramatic Writings, printed from the Original Editions, his works in Prose and Poetry, Translations, Speeches, Jokes, Puns, &c.; with a Collection of Sheridaniana. Crown 8vo, cloth gilt, with Portrait and Illustrations, Js. 6d. [Preparing.

Shirley Brooks'Amusing Poetry. A

Collection of Humorous Poems. Selected by Shirley Brooks, Editor of Punch. Fcap. 8vo, paper boards, 2s. [Preparing.

*,* This worlc has for many years been out of print, and very scarce.



Signboards: Their History. With Anecdotes of Famous Taverns and Remarkable Characters. By Jacob Larwood and John Camden Hotten. Seventh Edition. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 580 pp., Js. 6d.


Bull And Mouth.

"It is not fair on the part of a reviewer to pick out the plums of an author's book, thus filching away his cream, and leaving little but skim-milk remaining; but, even if we were ever so maliciously inclined, we could not in the present instance pick out all Messrs. Larwood and Hotten's plums, because the good things are so numerous as to defy the most wholesale depredation."—The Times,

«*Nearly 100 most curious illustrations on wood are given, slwwing the various old signs which wereformerly hung from taverns and other houses.


Sketches of Young Couples, Young

Ladies and Young Gentlemen. By "Quiz" (charles Dickens). With 18 Steel-plate Illustrations by "phiz" (H. K. Browne). A New Edition, crown 8vo, cloth gilt, 4s. 6d. [Preparing.


The Slang Dictionary:

Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal. An Entirely New Edition, revised throughout, and considerably Enlarged, containing upwards of a thousand more words than the last edition. Crown 8vo, with Curious Illustrations, cloth extra, 6s. 6d.

"Valuable as a work of reference."—Saturday




The Smoker's Text-Book. By J. Hamer,

F.R.S.L. Exquisitely printed from "silver-faced" type, cloth, very neat, gilt edges, 2s. (id., post free.

"A pipe is a great comforter, a pleasant soother. The man who smokes, thinks like a sage, and acts like a Samaritan."—Bulwer.

"A tiny volume, dedicated to the votaries of the weed; beautifully printed on toned paper, in, we believe, the smallest type ever made (cast especially for show at the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park), but very clear, notwithstanding its minuteness. . . .: The pages sing, in various styles, the praises of tobacco. Amongst the writers laid under contribution are Bulwer, Kingsley, Charles Lamb, Thackeray, Cowper, and Byron."—The Field.

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The Story of the London Parks. By

Jacob Larwood. With numerous Illustrations, Coloured and Plain. In One thick Volume, crown 8vo, cloth extra, gilt, Js. 6d.

*»* A most interesting work, giving a complete History of these favourite out-ofdoor resorts, from the earliest period to the present time, together with thefashions, the promenades, the rides, the reviews, and other displays.

Summer Cruising in the South Seas.

By C. W. Stoddard. With about Thirty Engravings on Wood, drawn by Wallis Mackay. Crown 8vo, cloth, extra gilt, Sr.

*** Chapters descriptive of life and. adventure in the South Sea Islands, in the style made so popular by " The Earl and the Doctor."


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