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Page 9 - Scenes of Animal Life and Character. From Nature and Recollection. In Twenty Plates. By JB 4to, price 2s., plain; 2s. 6d., coloured, fancy boards. " Truer, heartier, more playful, or more enjoyable sketches of animal life could scarcely be found anywhere.
Page 28 - Edition. With 24 Steel Engravings. 12mo, 5s. cloth. TRUE STORIES FROM MODERN HISTORY, Chronologically arranged from the Death of Charlemagne to the Present Time. Eighth Edition. With 24 Steel Engravings. 12mo, 5s. cloth. TRUE STORIES FROM ENGLISH HISTORY, Chronologically arranged from the Invasion of the Romans to the Present Time.
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Page 31 - Mamma's Lessons. For her Little Boys and Girls. Thirteenth Edition, with eight Engravings. Price 2s. 6rf. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. The Mine; Or, Subterranean Wonders. An Account of the Operations of the Miner and the Products of his Labours; with a Description of the most important in all parts of the World.
Page 27 - MIRACLES OF CHRIST. •' It is hoped that these ' Scenes' may form a useful and interesting addition to the Sabbath occupations of the Nursery. From their very earliest infancy little children will listen with interest and delight to stories brought thus palpably before their eyes by means of illustration.
Page 16 - Ocean and Her Rulers ; A Narrative of the Nations who have from the Earliest Ages held Dominion over the Sea, comprising a brief History of Navigation from the Remotest Periods up to the Present Time. By ALFRED ELWES. With 16 Illustrations by WALTER W.