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NEW ILLUSTRATED GIFT-BOOKS.

1.

THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

Its Institutions, Customs, and Costumes. France, 1700-1789. By Paul Lacroix, author of "Aru of the Middle Ages;'' "Manners, Customs, and Dress, during the Middle Ages," etc., etc. Illustrated with 21 Chromo-lithographs, and 351 Wood-Engravings after Watteau, Vanloo, Rigaud, Boucher, Lancret, J. Vernet, Chardin, Jeaurat, Beauchardon, Saint-Aubin, Eisen, Gravelotte, Moreau, and others. Polychromatic ornament. In one sumptuous volume, imperial 8vo, cloth, emblematic gilt sides, and gilt edges, $15; half calf, $18; calf, $21; tree calf, $28; morocco, extra, $24; French morocco, $20.

"In presenting this work to our readers, we give them a vivid and careful delineation ot an epoch not very far removed from our own. The competency of the author is too well known to require any eulogy from us. The illustrations have been reproduced from the works of the best artists of the eighteenth century, under the careful superintendence of M. Racket, with the scrupulous accuracy which the perfected process of modem science permits."—Extract from Publisher? Preface.

II.

ENGLISH POETS.

Twelve Essays, by Joseph Gastwick, author of "German Poets," etc. With 12 Portraits (Photographs) of the most noted of the English Poets. One handsome volume. Crown 8vo. Cloth, $10; morocco, $15.

III.

THE AMAZON AND MADEIRA RIVERS.

Sketches and Descriptions from the Note-Book of an Explorer. By Franz Keller. With 68 Illustrations on Wood. I vol., folio. Cloth, gilt, $7.50.

"The following pages embrace, in addition to a summary of the most important hydrographical results of the vo>age, my remarks on the inhabitants, the vegetation, the products, and other topics of interest in connection with these countries—not in the dry form originally assumed by them of a diary, but in the more inviting shape of chapters, under which easier access may be had to the whole.

"The illustrations, which I regard as indispensably supplementary to the description of scenes so foreign to us, are from sketches taken on the spot, and, for preservation of their minute fidelity, drawn on the blocks by myself; and the name of one of our first wood-engravers will further warrant their accuracy."—Extract from Pre/ace.

IV.

JAPAN AND THE JAPANESE.

By Aime Humbert. Illustrated by Aim6 Humbert, late Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Swiss Confederation. Translated by Mrs. Cashel Hoey, and edited by H. W. Bates, Assistant Secretary to the Royal Geographical Society. I vol., 410. Cloth, $12; half morocco, $18.

V.

ROME.

A cheaper edition By Francis Wey. Illustrated with 346 Engravings on Wood, by the most celebiated artists, and a Plan of Rome. With an Introduction by W. W. Story, Esq. Small folio. Cloth, $15; half morocco, $25; morocco antique, $30; tree calf, $30.

LIFE AND WORKS OF FITZ-GREENE HALLECK.

The Complete Poetical Works of. Edited by James Grant Wilson. 1 vol., i2mo, 398 pages. Cloth, gilt top, $2.50; half calf, extra, $4.50; morocco antique, $6. I vol., l8mo, in blue and gold, $1; full calf, or morocco antique, $3. .

"LARGE PAPER EDITION, handsomely illustrated. Cloth, $10; morocco antique, $15.

Life and Letters of. Edited by James Grant Wilson. I vol., l2mo. Two Steel Engravings. Uniform with Halleck's Poems. Cloth, gilt top, $2.50; half calf, extra, $4.50; morocco, $6. • LARGE PAPER EDITION. Illustrated. Cloth, $10; morocco antique, $15.

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"1 tell you, Guinea," returned the other, in a harsh, positive tone, "the fellow is a know-nothing "—The Red Rover, chapter ii.

FENIMORE COOPER'S LEATHER-STOCKING TALES.

In one handsome octavo volume. 1008 pages. With 40 entirely new Designs, by F. O. C. Darley. Cloth, gilt, S4.

FENIMORE COOPER'S SEA-TALES.

Uniform with "Leather-Stocking Tales." In one large octavo volume. With 40 new Illustrations by F. O. C. Darley. Cloth, gilt, $4.

BURNS. EDINA EDITION.

POEMS AND SONGS OF ROBERT BURNS.

With Original Illustrations by R. Herdman, R. S. A.t Walter H. Patton, R. S. A., Samuel Bough, A. R. S. A., Gourlay Steel, R. S. A., D. O. Hill, R. S. A., John McVVhirter, A. R. S. A., and other eminent Scottish Artists. A very handsome Gift-Book. I vol., 410. Cloth, gilt extra, $6; morocco antique, $12.

THE LITTLE PEOPLE OF THE SNOW.

By William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated with about fifty exquisite Engravings, in tints, from Designs by Alfred Fredericks. Printed in the most perfect manner, n heavy calendered paper. I vol., small 4to. Cloth, extra gilt, $5; morocco extra, or antique, $9.

CHARMING NEW JUVENILES.

HIGGLEDY-PIGGLEDY;

Or, Stories for Everybody and Everybody's Children. By E. K.NATCHBiaL-Ht'GESSEN, author of "Stories for my Children," "Queer Folk," etc., etc. One handsome volume, i2mo. Cloth, gilt, $1.75.

II.

WHISPERS FROM FAIRY-LAND.

By the same author. Beautifully printed. With Illustrations. One volume, l2mo. Cloth, gilt, $1.75.

III.

THE DAY AFTER THE HOLIDAYS.

By A. R. Hope. With Illustrations by Phiz. One handsome volume. 121110. Cloth, $1.50.

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IN GREAT VARIETY.

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HOLIDAY BOOKS

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HURD AND HOUGHTON. 13 ASTOR PLACE, NEW YORK, Cije l&ibetstoe pregg, Otambrioge, ittass.

Forest Scenes. By William Cullbn Bryant, Henry Wadswobth Longfellow, FitzGbeenk Hai.leck, ami .alfred B. Street.

This is one of the most elegant illustrated books ever published in America, and is always fresh and acceptable Theillustrations are by John A. Hows. 4to, cloth, full gilt, $7.00; Turkey morocco, $10.00.

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The Butterflies of North America. By w. H. Edwards.

This splendid work contains sixty plates, figures life-size, with descriptive letter-press. The figures are carefully copied from nature. It is at once scientifically accurate and artistically beautiful. In half morocco, gilt, price $30.00.

SongS from the Old Dramatists. Collected and Edited by Abby Sage Richardson

A delightful volume, shaving the peculiar wealth of this wonderful poetry. The book has striking illustration? by John La Farge, and appropriate head and tall pieces. 4to, cloth, full gilt, $3.00.

Sketches Abroad with Pen and Pencil.

Both text and illustraticnB of this picturesque and amusing volume are by Fellx 0. C. Darlet, the best known and most popular of American draughtsmen. There are eighty-eight illustrations. 4to, cloth, $2.60; half calf, $6.00.

The Cary Books.

Under this title are included the various volumes by Alice and Phosbe Cart, the most popular of the woman-poets of America, and Mrs. Ames's memorial volume. These books are as follows : —

I. A Memorial Of Alice And Pho^de Cart; with their Later Poems. By Mary Clemmer Ames. With portraits on steel. Crown 8vo, cloth, S2.00. — II. Ballads, Lyrics, And Hymns. By Alice Cary. Popular Edition, with many illustrations. Crown 8vo, cloth, $'2.25. — IIT. Poems Of Faith, Hope, And Love. By Phoebe Cary. With portrait. Crown 8vo, cloth, $1 50. — IV. The Last Poems Of Alice And Phozbe Cary. Edited bv Mary Clemmer Ames. Crown 8vo, cloth, £2.00. — V. Ballads For Little Folk. By Alice and Phcebo Cary. Illustrated. §1.76. %• The first four volumes named above, in uniform style, in cloth, ST.75: in half calf, $16.00.

Mother Goose s Melodies for Children.

A complete revised edition of famous Nursery Songs; with an account of the Vergoose Family, and historical notes by the late W. A. Wheeler. The illustrations are eighteen full-page humorous ones by II. L. Stephens, twelve smaller quaint ones by Gaston Fay, accompanying music by Charles Moulton, and a number of vignettes. The book is the tditio prineffis of nursery rhymes. 4to, cloth, $2.26.

The Fables of vEsop.

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With a Life of the Author and CroxalPs Applications. Illustrated with one hundred and eleven engravings, original designs by H. W. Herrick. Crown 8vo, in extra cloth, gilt back and sides, $2.00; full gilt, $2.60.

The Vagabonds. By J. T. Trowbridge. One of the best of this author's character poems, finely illustrated by F. O C Darley 4to, cloth, $2.26; Turkev morocco, $400.

Doings of the Bodley Family

IN TOWN AND COUNTRY.

With Seventy-seven Regular And A Score Or So Of Irregular Illustrations.

t/n one volume, small iln, picturesque binding, $2.00.

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"One of the most charming of nil volumes for children The whole story is narrated in t

style full of uimblcness and fancy The Publishers have spared nothing to make the book a perfect

treasure to children. It is filled with excellent illustrations, the inside of the covers and the fly-leaves l>eing spangled with Konewka's silhouettes." — Boston Daily Advertiser.

By the name Author:

Seven Little People and their Friends.

With illustrations by F. A. CHAPMAN. New edition, in unique binding

Stories from My Attic, illustrated *i

Dream Children, illustrated »*

"These short stories exhibit the rarest freshness and purity of imagination, the richest humor. »tw the most striking: suggestion of an exhaustless fertility of invention which we remember ever to have seen in any child's book." — Atlantic Monthly.

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