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MILITARY WORKS-continued. HASTY INTRENCHMENTS. By Colonel A. Brialmont. Trans
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STUDIES IN LEADING TROOPS. By Colonel Von Verdy Du
Vernois. An authorised and accurate Translation by Lieutenant
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THE SUBSTANTIVE SENIORITY ARMY LIST, Majors and
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CAVALRY FIELD DUTY. By Major-General Von Mirus. Trans
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DISCIPLINE AND DRILL. Four Lectures delivered to the London
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INDIA AND THE EAST.
THE ORIENTAL SPORTING MAGAZINE. A Reprint of the first
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TAS-HIL UL KALAM; OR, HINDUSTANI MADE EASY. By Captain
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INDIA AND THE EAST—continued.
Pictures drawn from Life. By Major-Gen. Sir George Le Grand
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EDUCATIONAL COURSE OF SECULAR SCHOOL BOOKS
FOR INDIA. Edited by J. S. Laurie, of the Inner Temple, Barrister-
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The following Works are now ready :
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GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA, with READER, stiff linen wrapper. . o 6 Maps and Historical Appendix, Ditto ditto strongly bound in cloth. 0 9 tracing the growth of the British THE SECOND HINDUSTANI
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In the Press. ELEMENTARY GEOGRAPHY OF | FACTS AND FEATURES OF INDIAN INDIA.
HISTORY, in a series of alternating i Reading Lessons and Memory Exercises.
EXCHANGE TABLES OF STERLING AND INDIAN RUPEE
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A Baptism of Frost.
Who Shot the Kafirs.
John Chinaman and the
| Horses in Reality.
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BOOKS FOR THE YOUNG, ETC.—continued.
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| The Dreaming Beech.
| Heavenly Music.
| The Old Hair Trunk.
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