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Page 402 - 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 399 - Trimmer's Concise History of England, revised and brought down to the present Time. By Mrs. MILNER. With Portraits of the Sovereigns. 5s. cloth. Rhymes of Royalty: the History of England in Verse, from the Norman Conquest to the reign of VICTORIA ; with a summary of the leading events in each reign. Fcap. 8vo.
Page 396 - LETTER FROM ROME. Shewing an exact Conformity between Popery and Paganism ; or, the Religion of the present Romans to be derived entirely from that of their Heathen Ancestors.
Page 396 - 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 392 - The African Wanderers ; Or, the Adventures of Carlos and Antonio; embracing interesting Descriptions of the Manners and .Customs of the Western Tribes, and the Natural Productions of the Country.
Page 278 - Some years ago I kept a sloth, in my room for several months. I often took him out of the house, and placed him upon the ground, in order to have an opportunity of observing his motions. If the ground were rough, he would pull himself forwards, by...
Page 402 - Price 3s; cloth. The Garden; Or, Frederick's Monthly Instructions for the Management and Formation of a Flower Garden. Fourth Edition. With Engravings by SOWERBY.
Page 402 - THE LADDER to LEARNING : a Collection of Fables, Original and Select, arranged progressively in words of One, Two, and Three Syllables. Edited and improved by the late Mrs. TRIMMER. With 79 cuts.
Page 402 - ... with the simplest forms which the youngest child may lisp at its mother's knee, and proceeding with those suited to its gradually advancing age. Special prayers, designed for particular circumstances and occasions, are added. We cordially recommend the book.