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Blackwood's Magazine,

FROM COMMENCEMENT IN 1817 TO DECEMBER 1872. Nos. 1 to 586, forming 112 Volumes. £30.

Index to Blackwood's Magazine,

The First 50 Volumes. Octavo, 155.

Tales from Blackwood."

Twelve Volumes. Sewed, 125. Bound in cloth, 18s. The Volumes are sold separately, is. and is. 6d., and may be had of most Booksellers, in Six Volumes, handsomely half-bound in red morocco, 28s. 12 Volumes in 6, half Roxburghe, 215. 12 Volumes, half-calf, richly gilt, 30s.

CONTENTS. VOL. I. The Glenmutchkin Railway.-Vanderdecken's Message Home.-The

Floating Beacon.—Colonna thé Painter.— Napoleon.—A Legend of Gib

raltar.-The Iron Shroud. VOL. II. Lazaro's Legacy.—A Story without a Tail.–Faustus and Queen

Elizabeth.—How I became a Yeoman.-Devereux Hall.-The Metempsy

chosis.-College Theatricals. VOL. III. A Reading Party in the Long Vacation.-Father Tom and the Pope.

-La Petite Madelaine.-Bob Burke's Duel with Ensign Brady.--The

Headsman: A Tale of Doom.—The Wearyful Woman. VOL. IV. How I Stood for the Dreepdaily Burghs. First and Last.--The

Duke's Dilemma: A Chronicle of Niesenstein.—The Old Gentleman's Tee. totum.-"Woe to us when we lose the Watery Wall.”—My College Friends : Charles Russell, the Gentleman Commoner.—The Magic Lay of

the One-Horse-Chay. VOL. V. Adventures in Texas.-How we got Possession of the Tuileries.-Cap

tain Paton's Lament.--The Village Doctor.-A Singular Letter from

Southern Africa. VOL. VI. My Friend the Dutchman.-My College Friends-No. II. : Horace

Leicester.—The Emerald Studs.—My College Friends—No. III.: Mr W.

Wellington Hurst.-Christine : A Dutch Story.—The Man in the Bell. VOL. VII. My English Acquaintance.—The Murderer's Last Night.–Narra

tion of Certain Uncommon Things that did formerly happen to Me, Her. bert Willis, B.D.-The Wags.-The Wet Wooing : A Narrative of '98.

Ben-na-Groich. VOL. VIII. The Surveyor s Tale. By Professor Ayton.—The Forrest-Race

Romance.—Di Vasari : A Tale of Florence.-Sigismund Fatello. The

Boxes. . Vol. IX. Rosaura: A Tale of Madrid. -Adventure in the North-West Terri

tory.-Harry Bolton's Curacy.-The Florida Pirate.-The Pandour and

His Princess.-The Beau VOL. X. Antonio di Carara.—The Fatal Repast.— The Vision of Cagliostro.

The First and Last Kiss.—The Smuggler's Leap.-The Haunted and the

Haunters.—'The Duellists. VOL. XI. The Natolian Story-Teller.The First and Last Crime.- John Rin

toul.- Major Moss.—The Premier and his Wife. VOL. XII. Tickler among the Thieves - The Bridegroom of Barna.-The

Involuntary Experimentalist.-Lebrun's Lawsuit. -The Snowing-up of
Strath-Lugas.--A Few Words on Social Philosophy.

Blackwood's Standard Novels.
Uniform in size and legibly printed. Each Novel complete in one Volume.

Florin Series, Illustrated Boards.
Tom Cringle's Log. By Michael Scott.
Cruise of the Midge. By the Author of ‘Tom Cringle's Log.'
Cyril Thornton. By Captain Hamilton.
Annals of the Parish. By John Galt.
The Provost, and other Tales. By John Galt.
Sir Andrew Wylie. By John Galt.
The Entail. By John Galt.
Reginald Dalton. By J. G. Lockhart.
Pen Owen. By Dean Hook.
Adam Blair. By J. G. Lockhart.
Lady Lee's Widowhood. By Coi. Hamley.
Salem Chapel. By Mrs Oliphant.
The Perpetual Curate. By Mrs Oliphant.
Miss Marjoribanks. By Mrs Oliphant.

Or in Cloth Boards, 25. 6d.

Shilling Series, Illustrated Cover.
The Rector and the Doctor's Family. By Mrs Oliphant.
The Life of Mansie Waugh. By D. M. Moir.
Peninsular Scenes and Sketches. By F. Hardman.
Sir Frizzle Pumpkin, Nights at Mess, &c.
The Subaltern.
Life in the Far West. By G. F. Ruxton.
Valerius : A Roman Story. By J. G. Lockhart.

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Blackwood's Maps of the Counties of Scotland.

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The Maid of Sker.

By R. D. Blackmore, Author of 'Lorna Doone,' &c. Originally published

in 'Blackwood's Magazine,' A New Edition. Crown 8vo, 75. 6d. “His descriptions are wonderfully vivid and natural, although he loves to paint nature in her most extravagant freaks. His pages are brightened everywhere with quiet humour; the quaint dry turns of thought remind you occasionally of Fielding."-Times.

"A work which reads in some parts like the famous autobiographies of Defoe, and in others contains descriptions of natural beauty worthy of Kingsley, and nautical adventures not inferior to the best things in Marrvat."-Atheneum.

“But let fact or fiction begin or end where they will, the book is exceeding able, and strikingly original."-Saturday Review.

"Mr Blackmore's book is in our opinion a genuine success, one of the few good novels that have been written for many years, and one which will live." — Spectator.

Lilias Lee, and other Poems.

By James Ballantine, Author of 'The Gaberlunzie's Wallet,' &c. Fcap. 8vo, 5s.

Battle of Dorking. Reminiscences of a Volunteer :

From ‘Blackwood's Magazine. Second Hundredth Thousand, 6d. Belief-What is it ?

Or, The Nature of Faith as Determined by the Facts of Human Nature and Sacred History. 8vo, 7s.

Tables for Travellers.

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The Boscobel Tracts.

RELATING TO THE ESCAPE OF CHARLES THE SECOND AFTER THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER, AND HIS SUBSEQUENT ADVENTURES. Edited by J. Hughes, Esq., A.M. A New EDITION, with additional Notes and Illustrations, including Communications from the Rev. R. H. Barham, Author of the 'Ingoldsby Legends.' In Octavo, with Engravings, 16s. ""The Boscobel Tracts' is a very curious book, and about as good an example of single subject historical collections as may be found. Originally undertaken, or at least completed, at the suggestion of the late Bishop Copplestone, in 1827, it was carried out with a degree of judgment and ta found in works of a similar character."-Spectator.

Memoirs of the Life and Times of Henry Lord

Brougham. Written by Himself. 3 vols. octavo, £2, 8s. The Volumes are sold separately, i6s. each.

The Forester:

A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and General Management of Forest-trees. By James Brown, Wood-Surveyor and Nurseryman, Stirling. Fourth Edition. Royal 8vo, with Engravings, £I, IIs. 6d. In preparing the present Edition, the Author has carefully re-written the book, and added nearly one hundred new sections upon important subjects, which were necessary to bring it up to the advanced state of the times, and to make it in all respects worthy of continuing in public favour, as a complete directory in all matters connected with the improved state of Aboriculture at the present day.

What we have often stated in these columns we now repeat, that the book before us is the most useful guide to good arboriculture in the English language."--Review of Third Edition in Gardeners' Chronicle by Dr Lindley.

"Beyond all doubt this is the best work on the subject of forestry extant." Journal of Horticulture.

The Book of Ballads.

Edited by Bon Gaultier. Eleventh Edition, with numerous Illustrations by DOYLE, LEECH, and CROWQUILL. Gilt edges, post octavo, 8s. 6d.

Family Records of the Bruces and the Cumyns.

With an Historical Introduction and Appendix from authentic Public and Private Documents. By M. E. Cumming Bruce. Quarto, cloth, £2, ios. LARGE-PAPER EDITION, medium quarto, cloth, £3, ios.

Fessie Cameron: A Highland Story.

By the Lady Rachel Batler. Second Edition. Small octavo, with a

Frontispiece, 2s. 6d.
Handy Book of Meteorology.

By Alexander Buchan, M.A., F.R.S.E., Secretary of the Scottish Meteor

ological Society, &c. A New Edition, being the Third. [In the press. In this Edition the Charts of the Distribution of Atmospheric Pressure and of Terrestrial Temperature will be revised; the Relations of Temperature to Atmospheric Pressure and Winds will, with the aid of Illustrative Charts, be more fully discussed, and the principle will be applied in explanation of unusually Hot and Cold Seasons, as well as Seasons of excessive Drought or excessive Rainfall; Charts will be given showing the Distribution of Rain over the Continents of the Globe, and its connection with the distribution of atmospheric pressure and temperature, and with prevailing winds, will be pointed out; the Prevailing Winds over the Globe will be represented on Charts; and otherwise the book will be revised throughout.

Introductory Text-Book of Meteorology.

By Alexander Buchan, M.A., F.R.S.E., Author of Handy Book of Meteorology,' &c. Crown 8vo, with 8 Coloured Charts and other En

gravings, pp. 218. 45. 6d. "A handy compendium of Meteorology by one of the most competent authorities on this branch of science."-Petermann's Geographische Mittheil. ungen.

*We can recommend it as a handy, clear, and scientific introduction to the theory of Meteorology, written by a man who has evidently mastered his subject."-Lancet.

"An exceedingly useful volume."-Athenæum.

Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Hon

ourable Edmund Burke, with Extracts from his Writings. By the Rev. George Croly, D.D. 2 vols. post 8vo, 185.

Handbook of the Mechanical Arts .

Concerned in the Construction and Arrangement of Dwelling-Houses and other Buildings; with Practical Hints on Road-making and the Enclosing of Land. By Robert Scott Burn, Engineer. Second edition, crown 8vo, 6s. 6d.

Practical Ventilation,

As applied to Public, Domestic, and Agricultural Structures; with Remarks on Heating, Construction of Fire-Places, Cure of Smoky Chimneys, and an Appendix on the Ventilation of Ships, Steamboats, and Railway Carriages. By Robert Scott Burn, Engineer. Crown 8vo, 6s.

The History of Scotland :

From Agricola's Invasion to the Extinction of the last Jacobite Insurrection.
By John Hill Burton, Historiographer-Royal for Scotland. New and

Enlarged Edition, in 8 vols. crown 8vo, 7s. 6d. each.
The Book-Hunter.

By John Hill Burton. In crown 8vo. Second Edition, 7s. 6d. "A book pleasant to look at and pleasant to read-pleasant fronı its rich store of anecdote, its geniality, and its humour, even to persons who care little for the subjects of which it treats, but beyond measure delightful to those who are in any degree members of the above-mentioned fraternity."-Saturday Review.

The Scot Abroad,

AND THE ANCIENT LEAGUE WITH FRANCE. By John Hill Burton.

2 vols. crown 8vo, in Roxburghe biriding, 155. "No amount of selections, detached at random, can give an adequate idea of the varied and copious results of reading which are stored up in the compact and pithy pages of The Scot Abroad.'"-Saturday Review.

"A charming book."-Spectator.

The Cairngorm Mountains.

By John Hill Burton. In Crown 8vo, 35. 6d. "One of the most complete as well as most lively and intelligent bits of reading that the lover of works of travel has seen for many a day."-Saturday Review.

Sermons.

By John Caird, D.D., Professor of Divinity in the University of Glasgow.

Thirteenth Thousand. Fcap. 8vo, 5s. "They are noble sermons; and we are not sure but that, with the cultivated reader, they will gain rather than lose by being read, not heard. There is a thoughtfulness and depth about them which can hardly be appreciated, unless when they are studied at leisure; and there are so many sentences so felicit. ously expressed that we should grudge being hurried away from them by a rapid speaker, without being allowed to enjoy them a second time."—Fraser's Magazine.

Religion in Common Life:

A Sermon preached in Crathie Church, October 14, 1855, before Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Albert. By John Caird, D.D. Published by Her Majesty's Command. Bound in cloth, 8d. Cheap Edition, 3d.

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