Harding's fables for young folks: treating of flowers, trees, animals, birds, insects, &c

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author, 1846 - Nature stories - 61 pages
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Page 64 - Glimpses of Nature ; And Objects of Interest described during a Visit to the Isle of Wight. Designed to assist and encourage Young Persons in forming habits of observation. By Mrs. LOUDON. Second Edition, enlarged. With Forty-one Illustrations. 3s. 6d. cloth. " We could not recommend a more valuable little volume. It is full of information, conveyed in the most agreeable manner.
Page 64 - With Twenty Engravings from Drawings by WH PRIOR. Fcap. 8vo, 3s. 6d., cloth; 4s. gilt edges. *' This very handsome volume contains an almost incredible amount of information."— Church and State Gazette.
Page 64 - The Celestial Empire; or, Points and Pickings of Information about China and the Chinese. By the late "OLD HUMPHREY.
Page 64 - CREATION," &c. With Coloured Illustrations. Fcap 8vo. Price 5s. cloth, gilt edges. " Let all who love flowers and healthy sentiment straightway procure this charming volume." — Church and State Gazette. " Botanical characteristics, rural descriptions, English home feelings, poetry, anecdote, and story, are all agreeably intermingled. The subjects are those simple wild flowers that open in the morning and close towards the evening.
Page 64 - This is altogether a beautiful work. It is especially adapted as a present to young ladies, to whom it is calculated to be at once a tale of interest and a useful monitor.
Page 64 - The book is exactly what the author proposed it should be, full of good information, good feeling, and good temper." — Allen's Indian Mail. " Even well-known topics are treated with a graceful air of novelty. " Athenteum. " One of the most instructive and amusing volumes we have had the pleasure to notice.
Page 64 - ... We could not recommend a more valuable little volume. It is full of information conveyed in the most agreeable manner." — Literary Gazette. " A more fitting present, or one more adapted to stimulate the faculties of ' little people
Page 60 - A PRETTY blue-eyed laughing flower Grew wildly near a myrtle bower, Where many roses graced the spot, Who envied the — Forget-me-not. " Ah, simple flower !" the roses cried, " You boast a power to us denied; You speak the language of the heart, Whilst fragrance only we impart.
Page 3 - Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Gloucester. His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge. AND MANY OF THE NOBILITY, CLERGY, GENTRY, &C.

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