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Or, Recreation for the Rising Generation, in Prose and Verse. By Thomas and Jake Hood. Illustrated by T. Hood, Jun. Second Edition. Super-royal 16mo; price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. coloured gilt edges.
"These tales are charming. Before it goes into the Nursery, we recommend all grown up people should study 'Fairy Land.'" - Blackwood.
The Headlong Career and Woful Ending of PrecoCIOUSPIGGY. Written for his Children, by the late Thomas Hood. "With a Preface by his Daughter; and Illustrated by his Son. Fourth Edition. Post 4to, fancy boards, price 2s. 6d., coloured.
"The Illustrations are intensely humourous." - The Critic.
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By The Author Of "Triumphs Of Steam," Etc
Or, the Gipsy Children; a Story founded on fact. With Illustrations by John Gilbert. Fcap. 8vo. price 4s. 6d. cloth; 5s. gilt edges.
The Triumphs Of Steam
Or, Stories from the Lives of Watt, Arkwright, and Stephenson. With Illustrations by J. Gilbert. Dedicated by permission to Robert Stephenson, Esq., M.P. Second edition. Royal 16mo, price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d., coloured, gilt edges. "A most delicious volume of examples."--.^ Journal.
Our Eastern Empire
Or, Stories from the History of British India. Second Edition, with Continuation to the Proclamation of Queen Victoria. With Four Illustrations. Royal 16mo. cloth 3s. 6d.; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. "These stories are charming, and convey a general view of the progress of our Empire in the East. The tales are told with admirable clearness." - Athenaeum.
Might Not Right
Or, Stories of the Discovery and Conquest of America. Illustrated by J. Gilbert. Royal 16mo. 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. "With the fortunes of Columbus, Cortes, and Pizarro, for the staple of these stories, the writer has succeeded in producing a very interesting volume." - Illustrated Newt.
Or the Autobiography of a Donkey. Illustrated by Weir. Price 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. "A very intelligent donkey, worthy of the distinction conferred upon him by the artist." - Art Journal.
Rhymes And Pictures
By William Newman. 12 Illustrations. Price 6d. plain, 1s. coloured. 2s. 6d. on linen, and bound in cloth.
1. The History of a Quartern Loaf.
2. The History of a Cup of Tea.
3. The History of a Scuttle of Coals.
4. The History of a Lump of Sugar.
5. The History of a Bale of Cotton.
6. The History of a Golden Sovereign.'
*** Nos. 1 to 3 and 4 to 6, may be had bound in Two Volumes. Cloth price 2s. each, plain; 3s. 6d. coloured.
To be thrown upon the Wall. By Henry BURsill. 1st & 2nd Series each containing Eighteen Original Designs. 4to.2s. each plain; 2s.6d. col. "Uncommonly clever - some wonderful effects are produced." - The Press.
Old Nurse's Book of Rhymes, Jingles, and Ditties.
Illustrated by C. H. Bennett, With Ninety Engravings. New Edition. Ecap. 4to., price 3s. 6d. cloth, plain, or 6s. coloured. "The illustrations are all so replete with fun and imagination, that we scarcely know who will be most pleased with the book, the good-natured grandfather who gives it, or the chubby grandchild who gets it, for a Christmas-Box." - Notes and Queries.
A Choice Collection of Riddles, Charades, Conundrums, Parbur Games, and Forfeits. By Peter Puzzlewell, Esq., of Rebus Eall. New Edition, with Frontispiece by Phiz. 16mo, 2s. 6d. cloth.
Or, the Blade and the Ear. By Miss Milner. With Frontispiece by Birket Foster. Fcap. 8vo. price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. cloth elegant, gilt edges.
"A beautiful narrative, showing how bad habits may be eradicated, and evil tenpers subdued." - British Mother's Journal.
By W. H. C. Kingston
Or, Anecdotes of the Campaigns and Gallant Deeds of the British Army during the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. By W. H. G. Kingston. With Frontispiece from a Painting in the Victoria Cross Gallery. Second Edition. Fcp. 8vo. price 3s. cloth; 3s. 6d. gilt edges.
Or, Anecdotes of the Engagements and Gallant Deeds of the British Navy during the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. With Frontispiece. Second Edition. Price 3s. cloth; 3s. 6d. gilt edges. "These volumes abundantly prove that both our officers and men in the Army and Navy, have been found as ready as ever to dare, and to do as was dared and done of yore."