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naive announcement*, the very limn of bygone generations seems to rise to the ear. The chapman exhibits his qiiiiint wares, the mountebank capers again upon the stage, wo have the living portrait of the highwayman flying from justice, we see the old china auctions thronged with ladies of quality with their attendant negro boys, or those 'by inch of candlelight' forming many a Schalken-like picture of light and shade; or, later still, we have Ilogarthiun sketches of the young bloods who swelled of old along the Pall-Mull. We trace the moving panorama of men and manners up to our own demonstrative, but more earnest times, and all these cabinet pictures are the very daguerreotypes cast by the age which they exhibit, not done for effect, but faithful reflections of those insignificant items of life and things, too small, it would seem, for the generalizing eye of the historian, however necessary to clothe and till the dry bones of his history." In truth, much may be learned from the newspaper advertisements of former times; the variations of taste, and the extravagance of fashion, the luxuries and the wants of society are recorded there, which "ho who runs may read." For oxample, in the London newspapers of 1709, we find notices of runaway negroes, and of negroes to be sold, apparently as much matter-of-course announcements as if they appeared in the present day, in a newspaper published in New Orleans, Charleston, or Savannah. In 1745, the "General Advertiser" was commenced in London, the first successful attempt to depend wholly for support on advertisements. Here, also, was the first classification of such announcements, ever since a necessary feature in tho modern newspaper. Twenty years later, English journalism was fully established, in the province as well as in the capital; and at the commencement of the present century, advertising had become a system, reflecting the " very form and pressure of the time." Tho history of advertising in England is very nearly identical with its history elsewhere. There was the same slow growth, with the national character stamped, as it were, in the same way upon it. In Franco there may bo a greater dash of gaiety—in Germany, thero is an evident infusion of sentiment—in Russia, an unmistakable impress of authority, shown by strangers' announcements of their intended departure, without which their exit from the country is forbidden—in Australia, crowds ot notices emanating from the gold diggings—in South America, the illustration of announcements by the antiquated media of poor engravings. In the United Slates, where journalism has thriven in a more remarkable manner than in any part of Europe, the rise and progress of advertising has been proportionally rapid. A New York newspaper, issued just a century ago, contained a few advertisements straggling over four small pages—a ship announced to sail about a particular date; a tradesman having received an invoice of goods, which he would dispose of cheap; an apprentice run away, with a reward for his apprehension; and the escape, from Ilackensack prison, of rogues from "tho Jerseys." At present, hardly inferior in general character to their most celebrated rivals across the Atlantic, the American newspapers, particularly tho leading ones published in New York, contain, proportionable, more advertisements than those of London. One principal reason for this, is the greater cheapness of advertising in this country. For with that ingenuity which, in England, subjects every thing to taxation, no sooner did advertisements constitute n feature in newspapers, than a duty of nearly one dollar was imposed upon each announcement—uo difference being made for length, so that the millionaire who made public the intended sulo of his estate, paid no higher tax than the ont-of-place servant girl who sought for employment. In 1836, this tax was reduced from three shillings and sixpence to one and sixpence on each advertisement, and this last was wholly abolished in 18S3, since which time British advertising, considerably cheapened, has much increased. The whole amount accruing to tho British revenue, from this duty, when removed, was under £200,000 per annum, a sum much too inconsiderable compared with the check it put upon business. The London "Times," which is very generally cited, from the great number of its advertisements (it had over 2,575 in a single day, May '24,1S55), has a daily circulation of about 70,000, and, with six readers to each copy, an advertiser addresses 420,000 persons through its columns. Avoiding what is called the " display" of its advertisements, its charge is no greater, in ordinary cases, than that of many journals of very inferior circulation. In the railwaymania of 1845, however, it charged so heavily, that it received in the month of October alone (four weeks) over £-25,000 for advertisements. ■ Its present receipts may average £5,000 a week from all sources. It is generally known that the profits of a daily journal ariso mainly, if not altogether, from the advertisements. It is not so well understood, but is no less true, that those who succeed in obtaining the largest trade from the public, advertise most constantly; and though such publicity, on tho whole, is more general in this country than in Eun.pe, the individual expenditure, on this account, is rarely so large. For example, with the exception of one New York newspaper proprietor, who by copiously advertising it at vast cost, has forced his journal into a large sale, there is no instance in America of a person annually disbursing $1.10,000 per annum for advertising his pills; of another expending $50,000 for recommending Macassar oil, to improve the growth of hair; of a third
paying $50,000 for advertisements of the sanative effects of cod liver oil; of a fourth paying a like amount to induce the public to patronize his tailoring establishment. Yet such disbursements have been made by London tradesmen and speculators year after year, and with undoubted success. It is only in Great Britain and the United States, that advertising has flourished largely. The European journals, generally, have not cultivated the art, or rather, their readers have not much regarded it. In Paris, where it might be expected that the thousand-and-oue elegancies of use or luxury would be announced through the journal, tho advertising is comparatively scanty, and their extensive display—with large typo and extra wide columns—is what, newspapers chiefly depending on profits from advertisements could not afford, space being money to such. When the announcement of a few books is spread over half a page, in particularly full-grown type, it may be presumed that the journal mainly depends on its sale. The charges for advertising are generally larger in England than in America. The quality as well as the extent of circulation should be borne in mind when prices are concerned. Some journals have what may be called class-circulation, and advertisements, to answer their purpose, should lie addressed to those who are likely to be interested in them. Thus, a theatrical manager who advertised in the "Record" in London, or the '•Churchman" in New York, would literally be wasting his money, as the ordinary readers of these religious journals are not play-goers. Again, a publisher wishing to advertise a new hook, finds that the London " Times" will charge three times as much as another paper. But tho "Times" has a circulation among all classes of 70,000, while too other journal, charging one and sixpence, may circulate only 1,000 copies,— tho average of country newspapers in England and the United States. Therefore, to give the announcement as great, publicity as the "Times" commands (to say nothing of the fact that tho metropolitan journal is read by the wealthier classes), the publisher should advertise in 70 of the low-circulation journals, and whereas he should pay 5 shillings to the "Times," he must pay 350 shillings to all the other papers, and yet derive less benefit for the increased outlay. The "Illustrated London News" charges ot the rate of n dollar a line for each advertisement, but the mere paper on which it is printed costs the proprietors 3 dollars an inch (exactly a third of tho gross payment made), and estimating the circulation of that journal at 180,000,"every advertiser addresses 900,000 persons through its columns, at tho usual allowance of 0 readers to a newspaper, though it is probable that the journal in question, from peculiar circumstances, may be yet more generally perused. In England and America some newspapers are distinguished "by class advertisements. The "Times," in its multifarious announcements, may bo taken as a microcosm of English society, more especially of that in London. But the "Morning Post" almost exclusively monopolizes the advertisements which relate to fashion and high life; tho "Morning Advertiser," the organ and property of the liquor venders, obtains the lion's share of whatever is connected with that craft; tho " Morning Herald," even yet, though its circulation is greatly reduced, contains a goodly array of auction sales of property; tho "Era " and " Sunday Times " contain a majority of theatrical announcements; the "Shipping Gazette" chronicles the times, rates, and ports of departure, for the commercial marine; "Bell's Life" contains little out of its news columns, but is paid for intelligence of forthcoming events in the sporting world; the "Athenaeum has the principal portion of the book advertisements, and so on through an extensive series. So, too, in New York, which is the London of America, as regards journalism. The " Herald " and tho " Sun" engross the greater part of the 'wants" and " boarding" advertisements; tho "Tribune " and " Evenng Post" have a considerable proportion of the literary audi real estate announcements; the "Courier and Enquirer" has long been a favorite organ of the auctioneers; tho "Journal of Commerce," " Commercial Advertiser," and "Express," have their full share of the shipping notices; and the "Daily Times" has exclusive possession of the bank returns, published every week by legislative authority. Tho list of newspapers with such specialities might bo readily extended. All through the United States, the best and most prosperous newspapersare those which contain the greatest number of advertisements, which, indeed, provide the pecuniary means for the requisite expenditure on literary labor, and general and special intelligence. It is not easy to say what is, or is not, an advertisement. In Europe, tho usual custom is not to publish any of the delicate announcements (there called "puffs," and here classed as "business notices"), without prefixing the word "advertisement," as an intimation that it is not an editorial opinion, but the praise of an interested party, with its insertion duly paid for. In most . newspapers of this country no such prefix heralds the puff, but it is generally understood from its position in tho sheet, and tho type employed, that it is only an ingenious way, at considerable increase of cost, of drawing the reader's attention to the announcement. These "business notices" attract additional attention, but their real character is generally known. Though appearing, for the most part, in newspapers, advertisements are not exclusively confined to these organs of communication. They stare us in tho face from dead walls; they are insinuated into our hands as we wall; tho streets; they appear at theatres, on the. scenes of plays and pantomimes ; they are posted in steamboats, stages, railway cars, and hotels; they are inked upon tho pavement; they glare on us from the rocks in railway cuttings, as we pass rapidly along; they have been showered down from balloons; and "try Warren's blacking" was painted, in mammoth letters, on the summit of the pyramids of Egypt, was noticed by Lord Byron on tho Acropolis of Athens, and was seen by Mr. Thackeray painted up over a half obliterated inscription to Psaniineticns on Pompey's pillar. Formerly the advertising sheets of popular periodicals were bulky and profitable. By such additions, reviews and magazines assumed a factitious extent, and it may be remembered that when the "Pickwick Papers" were in the fulness of prosperity, with a circulation large beyond precedent, some numbers of 90 pages each, obtained the extensive bulk of stout octavo volumes by the extent of their advertising sheets. The newspaper, however, by general consent and custom, is tho receptacle and recognized organ of advertisements. Nor seeing the variety of interests which they represent, can tho future historian, anxious to learn more than statelier and more formal annals can show, neglect a-searching and analytic examination of newspaper advertisements, transitory and fugitive though they seem in the present hour. They will be found to reflect back to the curious research of future inquirers, various phases of tho manners, morals, customs, amusements, literature, inventions, charities and vices of the time.
UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT—Dec, 24.—Before Judge Lngersoll.
INTERESTING COPYRIGHT DECISION" TIIK JAPAN EXPEDITION RIGHTS OF ARTISTS
ATTACHED TO IT.
William Iliue ar/t. William H. Appleton ct nl.
The complainant, by profession an artist, accompanied the late expedition to Japim and the China Seas, fitted out by the Government of the United States, and under the command of Commodore Perry, of the United plates Nary. He was shipped as a master's mate, and served as such on board one of the public ships which accompanied the expedition. During the expedition he made several original sketches and drawings of many of the prints and illustrations, which were incorporated in the report mude by Commodore Perry to the Secretary of the Navy, and published in large numbers by order of Congress, under the title of a " Narrative of the Expedition of our American "Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in. the years 1852, 1858, "and 1854, under the command of M. C. Perry, United States Navy; com"piled from the original notes and journals of Commodore Perry and his "officers, at his request and under his supervision, by Francis L. Dawks, "D D., LL.D., <Stc."
For certain of the prints and illustrations so incorporated in the report of Commodore Perry to the Secretary of the Navy, and published by order of Congress, the complainant, in June, 185G, obtained from the Clerk of the Southern District of New York, a certificate and copyright, as author and proprietor. This was after the report had been ordered to bo published by Congress. The defendants, in July, 1856, published two several editions of the report, so made by the Secretary of the Navy, in parts of which were contained the prints and illustrations in question. One of the editions, so published by the defendants, was precisely like that in form and in matter (with the exception of the title page) to the work published by order of Congress. The defendants, about the same time, also published another work, which contained the prints and illustrations in question. The complainant now brings his bill, in which, among other things, he prays that the defendants may be enjoined against selling or otherwise disposing of any of the works so published by them, in which are contained any of the prints or illustrations so contained by the complainant as author and proprietor.
The view taken of the case renders it unnecessary to consider it in some of the aspects in which it has been presented. The case can be satisfactorily disposed of by considering two questions only: First, Was the complainant, at the time he obtained a certificate of copyright, entitled to the exclusive right to the prints and illustrations in question, as author and proprietor 1 Second, Admitting that he was, are there any facts in the case which should restrain the Court from granting the injunction prayed for?
That the complainant made the original sketches and drawings of the prints and illustrations in question, admits of no doubt. But notwithstanding this, he was not such author and proprietor of the prints and illustrations, as would give him au exclusive right to the same, at the time the certificate of copyright was granted. This appears very clear by the affidavits introduced on the part of the defendants. Previous to the sailing of the expedition to Japan, the complainant applied to Commodore Perry, and solicited him to be employed as an artist, and to accompany the expedition as such, lie was informed by the Commodore that Congress had made no provision for an artistic or scientific department, and that he could not be employed. He renewed his application, and finally the Commodore consented to receive him in the capacity of a master's mate, on condition that he should sign the shipping articles as such master's mate; that he should do whatever duty might be required of him, and be subject to all the rules and regulations of the squadron. When the Commodore consented that the complainant might go in the expedition, he informed him that all the sketches and drawings which should be made by any one attached to the expedition, were to be .the
exclusive property of the Government of the United States, and that no one could appropriate to his own use any sketch or drawing that might be made. To this the complainant gave his assent, and joined the expedition as master's .mate, receiving pay as such, with the distinct understanding that the sketches and drawings which he might make were to be the exclusive properly of the Government of the United States. Although the complainant was shipped as master's mate, his chief duty was to make sketches and drawings for the Government. Upon the return of the expedition to this country, the sketches and drawings which the complainant made were, with his assent, incorporated in the report made by the Commodore to the Secretary of the Navy, and placed at the disposal of Congress. And Congress, long before the certificate of copyright was obtained by the complainant, ordered a large number of the report, containing the prints and engravings, made from the original sketches and drawings, to be published for distribution. Under these circumstoi ces, the complainant was not such author of the prints and engravings in question, as would give him an exclusive right to the same as author and proprietor, by virtue of the certificate of copyright which he obtained. The sketches and drawings were made for the Government, to be at their disposal, and Congress, by ordering the report which contained those sketches and drawings to be published for the benefit of the public at large, has thereby given them to the public.
But even if the complainant had an exclusive right to the prints and engravings in question, by virtue of the certificate of copyright which he obtained, there are certain facts, which have appeared in evidence, which would restrain the Court from granting the preliminary injunction now asked for. The certificote of copyright was obtained by the complainant early in the Summer of the year lKofi. The several works of the defendants now sought to be enjoined, were published by them in the Summer of the year 1856, and soon after the complainant obtained his certificate of copyright. One of these works is a quarto edition of the Expedition to Japan, the same as published by order of Congress. Another is an octavo edition of the same work. As early as the month of January, in 185C, the complainant met by appointment the Rev. Dr. Hawks, who wrote the narrative of the Expedition to Japan, for the purpose of selecting sketches to appear in the octavo edition of the work then about to be published by the defendants. No mention was mode by the complainant of any claim to copyright on his parr, ard it was understood by Dr. Haw ks that any part of the drawings that should be selected, w ere to be used for the octavo edition of the defendants' work. At a subsequent period, the complainant was employed by tho defendants to re-draw several drawings, from the size of the quarto edition to that of the octavo edition, for which service he was to be paid by the defendants, and there is no complaint that he never was paid. The complainant thus aided in the publication of some of the works of the defendants. When he thus aided in their publication, he made no claim of copyright. Having thus aided in their publication, with a view that they might be sold, it would be inequitable now to permit him, when he has been paid to help on this publication and sale, when he has received a consideration for thus aiding in the publication, to stop the sale of the works, even if he had a valid copyright. By aiding in the publication, he agreed to the publication. And by agreeing that the works might be published, he agreed that they might be sold. And he cannot now with success ask, that the defendants should be restrained from doing that which he agreed they might do. The motion, therefore, for a preliminary injunction is denied.
We beg to call the attention of our readers to the advertisement of Serib ner <fc Co., who, it will be perceived, will succeed to the English book business, formerly conducted by Bangs, Brother <fe Co.
Mr. 0. A. Roorback announces an Addenda to his Bibliotheca Americana for the 16th inst.
From the London Publishers' Circular, Dec 6. Amongst the publications since our last will be found the First Volume of the re-issue of Macaulay's England, and of Mill's British India; Rodgers' Feudal Forms of Scotland; Luther's Life, by Dr. Croly, with Illustrations; a new edition of Hughes' Boscobcl Tracts; St. Simon's Memoirs, Vols. 3 and 4; Pilgrimages in Paris, by Miss Pardoe; Button's Popular Account of the Thugs and Dacoits of India; Hammond's Wild Northern Scenes; Bishop's Floral Home, or the First Hours of Minnesota; Le Vert's Souvenirs of Travel; The Captivity of Two Russian Princesses; Atkinson's Oriental and Western Siberia; Glossology, by the late Sir John Stoddart; Hegel's Phi_ losophy of History, and the First Part of Lowndes's Bibliographer's Manual in Bonus Libraries: Graham's Elements of Chemistry. Vol. 2;Knnpp's Roots and Ramifications; Buckland's Natural History; Macleod's Elements of Political Economy; Wood's My Feathered Friends; Col. Hodgson's Opinions on the Indian Army; The World of Mind, by Isaac Taylor; Lukis's Account of Church Bells; Scott's Gothic Architecture; Sabbath Bells Chimed by the Poets (illustrated); The Bridal Souvenir (illustrated); Tennyson's Miller's Daughter (illustrated); The Children's Bible Picture Book; Burns' Poems and Songs (illustrated); Lays of the Holy Land (illustrated); Evening Hours with my Children; Captain Molly, or the Story of a Brave Woman: The Hasheesh Enter; White Lies, by Charles Reade; Mark Seaworth; Peter the Whaler; Fred Markham in Russia; Our Old Town, by Miller; Northwood Priory; Merrie England; Hie Sporting AVorld; Ubique, or English Country Quakers; Frank Mildmay: Diary of Three Children, by Catherine D.Bell; Exiles of Italy, by the Author of the Curate of Linwood; Self-Mastery, by Catherine D. Bell; Brewster's Motherless Boy; Caste, by the Author of Mr. Arle; Ballads and Songs, byMant; Story's Poetical Works; Alford's Quebec Chapel Sermons, Vol. 7; William's Commentary on Isaiah; The Spirit of the Church, from the Ecclesiologist; Bethell's Sermons at Chichester Christian Errors Infidel Arguments, in Seven Dialogues; Stephens's Exposition of the Romans; Keil nnd Berthcau's Kings and Chronicles; and Blunts Right Use of the Early Fathers.
Mr. Bohn's new and cheap edition of Lowndes's Bibliographer's Manual will be acceptable both to the trade and the public, though less calculated perhaps for a wide and general circulation than most of those admirable reprints he has given to the world. The work has been long scarce, and has reached high prices at the sale*. Mr. Bohn's new edition is not merely a re print, but has been carefully corrected, nnd as far as compatible with the Bizc and form of publication, improved and completed, especially by the mention of new editions of works originally noticed by Mr. Lowndes.
Encouraged no doubt by the improved aspect of monetary affairs, our publishers continue to announce books with rapidity: we are promised shortly, Mr. Carlyle's long-annoum'ed Life of Frederic the Great: The Third and Fourth Volumes of Froude's History of England; The Earliest Inhabitants of Italy, translated from Theodore Momscn's Roman History, by G. Robertson, with Preface by Dr. Schmitz; Murillo and his Works, by W. Stirling, MP.; Memoirs of Admiral Sir W. Simonds, by J. A. Sharp; James Montgomery, a Memoir, Poetical and Political, by J. W. King; Biographical Memoirs of Smith, Robertson, and Reid, by John Veitch, M.A.; Landmarks of Modern History, by Miss Yonge, author of the Heir of Redcliffe; Notes of Study and Travel in the Morea, by G. W. Clark, MA.; Impressions of Western Africa, by T. J. Hutchinson; Mitla, a Journey in Mexico and Guatemala in 1853-54, by G. F. Von Tempsky; the Fourth and Fifth Volumes, completing the work, by Dr. Barth's Travels; Northern Travel, by Bayard Taylor; The Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science; Contributions to the Ethnography of Italy and Greece, by R. Ellis, B.D.; on some Deficiencies in our English Dictionaries, by Dr. Chenevix Trench; A Manual of Human Microscopic Anntomy, by Albert Kolliker; The Order of Nature, by the Rev. Baden Powell; The Theoretical Part of Navigation, a Class-Book, by 11. W. Jeans; The Political Economy of Art, by John Ruskin; a cheap edition of Thackeray's Lectures on the Humorists; Essays on the Drama, by W. B. Donne; The Letters of a Betrothed; The Two Vocations, a Tale, by the Author of Tales and Sketches, etc.; Liverpool, Hoi a Matter of-Fact Story; The Two Buccaneers, by the Author of The Two Midshipmen; Gerald Fitzgerald, by George Herbert, Esq. ; The Interpreter, a Tale of the War, by the Rev. J. Whyte Melville; Dauntless, by the Author of Hands not Heads; Gaston Bligh, by the Author of Erlesmere; The Three Chances, by the Author of The Fair Carew; The Moors and the Fens, by F. G. Trafford; Adele, by Julia Kavanagh; The Year Nine, a Tale of the Tyrol, by the Author of Mary Powell; Clara Leicester, by Captain Bcresford; Pastoral Poems, by William Wordsworth (illustrated); Andromeda, and other Poems, by the Rev. Charles Kingsley; Merope, a Tragedy by Matthew Arnold; The Life and Miracles of St. Benedict (illustrated); Memoirs of Capt. M. M. Hammond, Riflo Brigade; The Life and Labors of the Rev. T. H. Gallaudets, by the Rev. Homan Humphrey; Man's Moral Nature, by H. H. Vaughan; Christianity without Judaism, by the Rev. Baden Powell; The Mohammedan Religion Explained, by J. D. Macbride, D.C.L.; and The Types of Genesis, by the Rev. Andrew Jukes.
The publishing and bookselling trade of London have lost one of their most experienced and efficient members. Sir. Mark Lockwood, eldest partner in the firm of Simkin, Marshall, and Co., died in his 60th yenr, after a very brief illness, on Monday, Nov. 23d. Mr. Lockwood entered the house when quite a boy, in 1813, and rose, through his own incessant and active endeavors, to the position of a partner in it. From his habits of intense industry, his close attention to details, and his long experience, he had acquired an amount of knowledge respecting modern books unsurpassed, if equalled, by that of any member of the trade; while his judgment as to the probable sale of books was as remarkable as his knowledge of the size and prices of their various editions. Mr. Lockwood will be much lamented by the trade, since his knowledge and advice were always at the service of his friends, by whom he was greatly respected.
A " Literary Exhibition " has been recently held in Switzerland, at which prizes were given to the authors of such works as were considered most calculated to benefit the country and to advance the interests, moral and political, of the Swiss people. Amongst the prizes, Gen. Dufour received a gold modal for his Topographical Atlas of Switzerland. Prizes were also bestowed upon Dr. Bluntshli and Ilerr J. J. Hollinger of Munich, to Agassiz, and to Herr Von Tchudi.
Mr. Samuel Lover is preparing a work on the Ballad Literature of Ireland.
Ifeto f Mirations
Received at the Office of the AMERICAN PUBLISHERS' CIRCULAR. [In the following List will be found the names of such bookfl only as have beeu sent to this Journal. Tho titles of all books as they are issued will be regularly inserted in the proper column.]
Wiley & Halsted have got out "Nothing to You; or, Mind Your Own Business, in Answer to 'Nothings' in General, and ' Nothing to Wear'in Particular, by Knot-Rab." It is illustrated by Howard.
The American Tract Society favor us with several Juveniles neatly printed nnd illustrated. They are "Joseph and his Brethren," "Anecdotes for the Family " and " The Bible Primer."
Ticknor A Fielijs publish several new books. "Twin Roses" is Anna Cora Ritchie's, who says :" 'Twin Roses' belongs to the series of narratives commenced in ' Mimic Life.' A friend asks, ' Why do you devote yourself to writing of the stage f could you not be inspired with equal interest in other subjects!' Yes;—but it was not designed that the experiences of ten years should be wasted. There are abundant workers in other fit-Ids; the invisible hand that rules events, points out. my humbler task in this." "Grace Greenwood" has written " Stories nnd Legends of Travel and History, for Children," not only interesting but instructive. "Sketches of Art, Literature, and Character," by Mrs. Jameson, is got up in blue and gold, 32mo.
gleto ^nnountnitfiits shut niir fast Issue.
Ribcrt M De Wit.
0. A. Roorback.
An Addenda to Roorbash's Bibliotheca Americ iuii, containing a List of American Publications from May 1855 to January 1858.
E<L Dunir/an & Brother.
Blanchard <t Lea.
Harper tk Brothers.
by W. II. G. Kingston. Illustrations. Tho World of Mind, by Isaac Taylor. Gerald Fitzgerald, by Charles Lever. Debit and Credit From the German of Freytag. Clerical Experiences. From Blackwood's Magazine. Oriental nnd Western Liberia, by Thomas William Atkinson. Ben Franklin, the Printer Boy, by Henry Mnyhew, author of "The Wonders
of Science," "The Peasant Boy Philosopher,'' etc. Mary Hewitt's History of America. The Autobiography of Bcranger.
S. S. <£• W. Wood. Contributions to Operative Surgery and to Surgical Pathology, by J. MCarnochnn, Professor of Surgery in the New York Medical College, etc To be published in quarterly numbers.
list of Itto Moths.
Bartlett—The City of the Great King; or, Jerusalem as it Wns, as it Is, and as It Is To Be. By Dr. J. T. Barclay, Missionary to Jerusalem. 8vo. pp. 600. [James Chnllen & Sons.] 3 50
Gray.—Reports of Cases Argued nnd Determined in the Snprcmo Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Bv Horace Gray, Jr. Vol. IV. 8vo. pp. 659. [Little, Brown & Co.] 5 00
Greenwood.—Stories nnd Legends of Travel nnd Ilistorv, for Children. By Grace Greenwood. 16mo. pp. 290. [Ticknor & Fields.] 75
Jameson.—Sketches of Art, Literature, and Character. By Mrs. Jameson, author of " The Characteristics of Women," etc. 82mo. Blue and Gold. pp. 502. [Ticknor & Fields.] 75
Kingston.—Salt Water' or, the Sea Life and Adventures of Neil D'Arcy, tho Midshipman. By William II. G. Kingston, Esq., author of "Peter the Whaler," "Blue Jackets,"' "Maneo," " Mark Soawortb," etc. Illustrated by H. Anelay. lGmo. pp. 888. [C. S. Francis & Co.] 75
Nothing to You; or, Mind \ our Own Business. In answer to " Nothings " in General, and " Nothing to Wear" in particular. By Knot-Kab. With Illustrations by J. 11. Howard, lflmo. pp. 68. [Wiley & Halsted.] 50
Peaslee.—Human Histology in its Relations to Descriptive Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology. With four hundred and thirty-four illustrations on wood. By E. K. Peaslee, A.M., M.D., professor of Physiology, and Pathology in the New York Medical Collego, etc., etc. 8vo. pp. 616, [Blanchard & Lea.] 3 75
Ritchie.—Twin Roses. A Narrative. By Anna Cora Ritchie, author of " Autobiography of aii Actress," "Mimic Life," "Armand," etc. 16mo. pp. 273. [Ticknor & Fields.] 75
St. John's Manual; a Guide to the Public Worship and Services of tho Catholio Church, and a collection of Dovotions for tho Private Use of the Faithful. 24mo. pp. 1201. [E. Dunigan & Brother.] 1 00
Aoams(r.)—A Treatise on Rheumatic Gout; or Chronio Arthritis of all the
Joints. By Robert Adams. 8vo., cloth, and plates folio, 21». Aitkkn (W.)—Handbook of the Science and Practice of Medicine. By William
Aitken. Post 8vo. pp. 860, 15s. (Encyclopaedia Metropolitana.) Aikori) (H.)—Quebec Chapel Sermons : Vol. 7—Concluding Sermons. By tho
Very Rev. Henry Alt'ord, Dean of Canterbury. Fcp. pp. 348, '6s.
Akt Treasures Examiner : a Practical, Critical, and Historical Record of the Art
Treasures Exhibition at Maiichoblor in 1857. Folio pp. 300, 10s,
Atkinson (T. W.)—Oriental iiml Western Siberia : a Narrative of Seven Years Explorations ami Adventures in Siberia, Mnngoliu, the Kirghia Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and Part of Central Asia. By Thomas William Atkinson. Royal 8vo. pp. 620, ' 42s.
Bell (C. D.)—Self-Mastery ; or, Kenneth and Hugh. By Catherine D. Bell. 12ron. pp. 450, 5s_
Bell (C. D.)—The Diary of Three Children; or, Fiftv-two Saturdays. Edited by Catherine D. Bell. 12mo. pp. 200, '6s,
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