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ESSAYS, LECTURES, ETC.continued. SHORT LECTURES ON THE LAND LAWS. Delivered before the

Working Men's College. By T. Lean Wilkinson. Crown 8vo, limp cloth, 25.

"A very handy and intelligible epitome | which govern our country. These Lectures of the general principles of existing land | possess the advantage of not being loaded laws."-Standard.

with superfluous matter."--Civil Service A very clear and lucid statement as to Gazette. the condition of the present land laws

AN

ESSAY ON THE CULTURE OF THE OBSERVING
POWERS OF CHILDREN, especially in connection with the Study
of Botany. By Eliza A. Youmans. Edited, with Notes and a
Supplement, by Joseph Payne, F.C.P., Author of “Lectures on the
Science and Art of Education," &ć. Crown 8vo. 25. 6d.

This study, according to her just notions | on the subject, is to be fundamentally based on the exercise of the pupil's own powers of observation. He is to see and

examine the properties of plants and flowers at first hand, not merely to be informed of what others have seen and examined."-Pall Mall Gazette.

THE GENIUS OF CHRISTIANITY UNVEILED. Being Essays

by William Godwin, Author of “Political Justice,” &c. Never before published. I vol., crown 8vo. 75. 6d.

“Few have thought more clearly and directly than William Godwin, or expressed their reflections with more simplicity and unreserve."--Examiner.

“The deliberate thoughts of Godwin deserve to be put before the world for reading and consideration." -Athenæum.

THE PELICAN PAPERS. Reminiscences and Remains of a Dweller in

the Wilderness. By James Ashcroft Noble. Crown 8vo. 6s.

Written somewhat after the fashion of ful and intelligent readers.”Liverpool Mr. Helps's' Friends in Council.""-Exa- Leader. miner.

"The Pelican Papers' make a very "Will well repay perusal by all thought- | readable volume."-Civilian,

BRIEFS AND PAPERS. Being Sketches of the Bar and the Press. By

Two Idle Apprentices. Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.

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ESSAYS, LECTURES, ETC.continued. THE SECRET OF LONG LIFE. Dedicated by Special Permission to

Lord St. Leonards. Third Edition. Large crown 8vo. 55.

A charming little volume.-Times. to get this book.”—British Quarterly

“A very pleasant little book, cheerful, Revietu. genial, scholarly."-Spectator.

“Entitled to the warmest admiration."“We should recommend our readers | Pall Mall Gazette.

SOLDIERING AND SCRIBBLING. By Archibald Forbes, of the

Daily News, Author of “My Experience of the War between France and
Germany.” Crown 8vo. 7s. 6d.

“All who open it will be inclined to read outsiders touching military life, in this
through for the varied entertainment which volume."--Evening Standard.
it affords."-Daily News.

“Thoroughly readable and worth read“ There is a good deal of instruction to ing."-Scotsman.

THE ENGLISH CONSTITUTION. By Walter Bagehot. A New

Edition, revised and corrected, with an Introductory Dissertation on recent changes and events. Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.

“A pleasing and clever study on the clearly what the efficient part of the Engdepartment of higher politics.”-Guar-| lish Constitution really is."--Pall Mall dian.

Gazette,
“No writer before him had set out sol “Clear and practical.”—Globe.

REPUBLICAN SUPERSTITIONS. Illustrated by the Political History

of the United States. Including a Correspondence with M. Louis Blanc. By Moncure D. Conway. Crown 8vo. 5s.

A very able exposure of the most “Mr. Conway writes with ardent sinplausible fallacies of Republicanism, by a cerity. He gives us some good anecdotes, writer of remarkable vigour and purity of and he is occasionally almost eloquent.”style."-Standard.

Guardian, July 2, 1873.

STREAMS FROM HIDDEN SOURCES. By B. Montgomerie

Ranking. Crown 8vo. 6s.

“In point of style it is well executed, 1 be found much curious information as to and the prefatory notices are very good.”— their origin, and the fate which they have Spectator.

met at the hands of later transcribers or “The effect of reading the seven tales imitators, and much tasteful appreciation he presents to us is to make us wish for of the varied sources from whence they are some seven more of the same kind.”-Pall extracted.... We doubt not that Mr. Mall Gazette.

Ranking's enthusiasm will communicate “The tales are given throughout in the itself to many of his readers, and induce quaint version of the earliest English trans them in like manner to follow back these lators, and in the introduction to each will streamlets to their parent river."--Graphic.

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MILITARY WORKS.

THE GERMAN ARTILLERY IN THE BATTLES NEAR METZ,

Based on the official reports of the German Artillery. By Captain
Hoffbauer, Instructor in the German Artillery and Engineer School,
Translated by Capt. E. 0. Hollist.

This history gives a detailed account of Appendix, furnishing full details as to the the movements of the German artillery in number of killed and wounded, expenthe three days' fighting to the east and diture of ammunition, &c. The campaign west of Metz, which resulted in paralyzing of 1870-71 having demonstrated the imthe army under Marshal Bazaine, and its portance of artillery to an extent which subsequent surrender. The action of the has not previously been conceded to it, batteries with reference to the other arms this work forms a valuable part of the is clearly explained, and the valuable maps literature of the campaign, and will be show the positions taken up by the indi read with interest not only by members of vidual, batteries at each stage of the con the regular but also by those of the auxtests. Tables are also supplied in the iliary forces.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE FIRST ARMY, UNDER STEIN

METZ. By Von Schell. Translated by Captain E. 0. Hollist.
Demy Svo, Uniform with the other volumes in the Series. Price Ios. 6d.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE BAVARIAN ARMY CORPS. By

Captain Hugo Helvig. Translated by Captain G. S. Schwabe.
With 5 large Maps. Demy Svo. Uniform with the other Books in the
Series.

DRILL REGULATIONS OF THE AUSTRIAN CAVALRY.

From an Abridged Edition compiled by CAPTAIN ILLIA WORNOVITS, of the General Staff, on the Tactical Regulations of the Austrian Army, and prefaced by a General Sketch of the Organisation, &c., of the Country, Translated by Captain W. S. Cooke. Crown 8yo, limp cloth.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE FIRST ARMY UNDER GEN.

VON GOEBEN. By Major Von Schell. Translated by Col. C.
H. Von Wright. Four Maps. Demy Svo. 9s.

History of the Organisation, Equipment, and War Services of THE REGIMENT OF BENGAL ARTILLERY. Compiled from

Published Official and other Records, and various private sources, by Major Francis W. Stubbs, Royal (late Bengal) Artillery. Vol. I. will contain WAR SERVICES. The Second Volume will be published separately, and will contain the HISTORY OF THE ORGANISATION AND EQUIPMENT OF THE REGIMENT. In 2 vols. 8vo. With Maps and Plans.

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MILITARY WORKS-continued.

THE ABOLITION OF PURCHASE AND THE ARMY REGU

LATION BILL OF 1871. By Lieut.-Col. the Hon. A. Anson,
V.C., M.P. Crown 8vo. ' Price One Shilling.

THE STORY OF THE SUPERSESSIONS. By Lieut.-Col. the

Hon. A. Anson, V.C., M.P. Crown 8vo. Price Sixpence.

ARMY RESERVES AND MILITIA REFORMS. By Lieut.

Col. the Hon. A. Anson. Crown 8vo. Sewed. Price One Shilling.

VICTORIES AND DEFEATS. An Attempt to explain the Causes which

have led to them. An Officer's Manual. "By Col. R. P. Anderson. Demy 8vo. 145.

"A delightful military classic, and what | warrant him that let that bit be ever so is more, a most useful one. The young small it will give him material for an officer should have it always at hand to hour's thinking."- United Service Gazette. open anywhere and read a bit, and we

THE FRONTAL ATTACK OF INFANTRY. By Capt. Laymann,

Instructor of Tactics at the Military College, Neisse. Translated by Colonel Edward Newdigate. Crown 8vo, limp cloth. Price 25. 6d. “This work has met with special attention in our army.”Militarin Wochenblatt.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE FIRST ARMY IN NORTHERN

FRANCE AGAINST FAIDHERBE. By Colonel Count Hermann Von Wartensleben, Chief of the Staff of the First Army. Translated by Colonel C. H. Von Wright. In demy 8vo. Uniform with the above. Price 9s.

“Very clear, simple, yet eminently in- 1 “The work is based on the official war structive, is this history. It is not over documents—it is especially valuable--the laden with useless details, is written in narrative is remarkably vivid and interestgood taste, and possesses the inestimable ing. Two well-executed maps enable the value of being in great measure the record reader to trace out the scenes of General of operations actually witnessed by the Manteuffel's operations." - Naval and author, supplemented by official docu Military Gazette. ments."-Atheneum.

ELEMENTARY MILITARY GEOGRAPHY, RECONNOITRING,

AND SKETCHING. Compiled for Non-Commissioned Officers and
Soldiers of all Arms. By Lieut. C. E. H. Vincent, Royal Welsh
Fusileers. Small crown 8vo. 25. 6d. ..
“An admirable little manual full of facts and teachings.United Service Gazette.

65, Cornhill ; & 12, Paternoster Row, London.

Military Works—continued.
STUDIES IN THE NEW INFANTRY TACTICS. Parts I. & II.

By Major W. Von Schereff. Translated from the German by Col.
Lumley Graham. Price 7s. 6d.

“Major Von Schereff's “Studies in Tac- | modern arms, is exhaustively and admir-
tics' is worthy of the perusal-indeed, of ably treated ; indeed, we cannot but con-
the thoughtful study of every military sider it to be decidedly superior to any
man. The subject of the respective advan work which has hitherto appeared in Eng-
tages of attack and defence, and of the lish upon this all-important subject.”-
methods in which each form of battle Standard.
should be carried out under the fire of 1

TACTICAL DEDUCTIONS FROM THE WAR OF 1870-1. By

Captain A. Von Boguslawski. Translated by Colonel Lumley Graham, late 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment. Demy 8vo. Uniform with the above. Price 75.

“Major Boguslawski's tactical deduc- , British Service; and we cannot commence tions from the war are, that infantry still the good work too soon, or better, than by preserve their superiority over cavalry, placing the two books (The Operations of that open order must henceforth be the the German Armies' and 'Tactical Deducmain principles of all drill, and that the tions') we have here criticised, in every chassepot is the best of all small arms for military library, and introducing them as precision. ... We must, without delay, class-books in every tactical school.”impress brain and forethought into the United Service Gazette.

THE ARMY OF THE NORTH-GERMAN CONFEDERATION.

A Brief Description of its Organisation, of the different Branches of the
Service and their “Rôle’ in War, of its Mode of Fighting, &c. By a
Prussian General. Translated from the German by Col. Edward
Newdigate. Demy Svo. ' 55.

*** The authorship of this book was erroneously ascribed to the renowned General von Moltke, but there can be little doubt that it was written under his immediate inspiration.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE GERMAN ARMIES IN FRANCE,

FROM SEDAN TO THE END OF THE WAR OF 1870-1.
With Large Official Map. From the Journals of the Head-quarters Staff,
by Major Wm. Blume. Translated by E. M. Jones, Major 20th
Foot, late Professor of Military History, Sandhurst. Demy Svo. Price 9s.

“The book is of absolute necessity to the addition to our stock of works upon the military student. ... The work is one war that our press has put forth. Major of high merit.”- United Service Gazette. Blume writes with a clear conciseness much

“The work of translation has been well wanting in many of his country's historians. done. In notes, prefaces, and introductions, Our space forbids our doing more than much additional information has been commending it earnestly as the most augiven.”-Athenæum.

thentic and instructive narrative of the “The work of Major von Blume in its second section of the war that has yet English dress forms the most valuable appeared.”-Saturday Review.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE SOUTH ARMY IN JANUARY

AND FEBRUARY, 1871. Compiled from the Official War Documents of the Head-quarters of the Southern Army. By Count Hermann Von Wartensleben, Colonel in the Prussian General Staff. Translated by Colonel C. H. Von Wright. Demy Svo, with Maps. Uniform with the above. Price 6s.

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