This section is from the book "The Book Of Cats", by Charles Henry Ross. Also available from Amazon: The Book Of Cats: A Chit-Chat Chronicle Of Feline Facts And Fancies, Legendary, Lyrical, Medical, Mirthful And Miscellaneous.
Lady Bountiful's Legacy
To her Family and Friends: a Book of Practical Instructions and Duties, Counsels and Experiences, Hints and Recipes in Housekeeping and Domestic Management. Post 8vo, price 6s. cloth elegant; 7s. bevelled boards, gilt edges.
"When it is remembered that the sum total of our worldly happiness rests with the comforts and amenities of home life, the true value of the teaching in this book cannot fail of being fully appreciated." - Morning Post.
"There is something to be found in this volume about everything which concerns the household." - Churchman.
Nooks And Corners Of English Life
Past and Present. By John Timbs. With Illustrations. Post 8vo, price 6s. cloth; 6s. 6d. gilt edges.
"There is not a chapter in the whole work in which instructive matter is not found." - London Review.
"A book which ought to find a place in one of the nooks and 'corners' of every library." - The Reliquary.
Strange Stories Of The Animal World
A Book of Adventures and Anecdotes, and curious Contributions to
By John Timbs. Illustrations by ZweckeR,
Post 8vo., price 6s., cloth, 6s. 6d., gilt edges.
"Among all the books of the season that will be studied with profit and pleasure, there is not one more meritorious in aim, or more successful in execution." - Athenaeum.
Casimir, The Little Exile
By Caroline Peachey. With Illustrations by C. Stanton. Post 8vo., price 4s. 6d. cloth elegant; 5s. gilt edges.
"The tone of 'Casimir' is healthy, and the story will be found no less beneficial than interesting." - Athenaeum.
A Story of Adventure. By Mary and Catherine Lee. With Illustrations by George Hay. Fcap. 8vo, price 3s. cloth elegant; 3s. 6d. gilt edges.
"The adventures 'Lucy' goes through are detailed in a remarkably agreeable manner." - The Queen.
Gerty And May
By the Author of "Granny's Story Box," and "Our White Violet." Illustrated by M. L. ViNing. Price 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
"A charming book for children. Though the story is full of fun, the moral is never lost shjht of." - Literary Churchman.
Nursery Times Or, Stories About The Little Ones
By an Old Nurse. Illustrated by J. Lawson. Price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Animals And Birds
Sketches from Nature by Harrison Weir, for the use of the Young Artist. Royal 4to., publishing in parts, price 1s. each.
*** Parts I. and II. now ready. By The Hon. Miss Bethell.
Helen In Switzerland
By the Hon. Augusta Bethell. With Illustrations by E. Whymper.
Super-royal 16mo, price 3s. 6d. cloth extra; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
"A pleasant variety of local legend and history, mingled with the incidents of travel." - The Spectator.
Echoes Of An Old Bell
And other Tales of Fairy Lore, by the Honble. Augusta Bethell.
Illustrations by F. W. Ketl. Super royal 16mo., price 3s. 6d. cloth,
4s. 6d . coloured, gilt edges.
"A delightful book of well-conceived and elegantly-written fairy tales." - Literary Churchman.
The Surprising Adventures Of The Clumsy Boy Crusoe
By Charles H. Boss. With Twenty-three Coloured Illustrations. Imperial 8vo, price 2s.
Infant Amusements; Or, How To Make A Nursery Happy. With Hints To Parents And Nurses On The Moral And Physical Training Of Children
Kingston. Post 8vo, price 3s. 6d. cloth.
"We urge parents most strongly to obtain this book forthwith; we know of no book that can compare with it in practical value. Each chapter is worth the price of the book." - Our Fireside.
Taking Tales for Cottage Homes; in Plain Language and Large Type. In Twelve Parts, each containing Sixty-four pages, and several Engravings. 4d. each.
Complete in Four Volumes, cloth, 1s. 6d., or 2 vols. extra cloth, 3s. 6d each.
"The terse Saxon terms employed are level to the capacity of the humblest." - Ragged School Magazine. "Written in a clear and sensible style." - Guardian.
Featherland Or, How The Birds Lived At Greenlawn
By G. W. Fenn. With
Illustrations by F. W. Keyl. Super-royal 16mo., price 2s. 6d., cloth,
3s. 6d., coloured, gilt edges,
"A delightful book for children. There is no story, but the happiest perception of childish enjoyment is contained in fanciful sketches of bird-life." - Examiner.
The Australian Babes In The Wood
A True Story told in Rhyme for the Young. With Illustrations by Hugh Cameron, A.R.S.A.; J. McWhirtie; Geo. Hay; J. Lawson, etc. Imperial 16mo. 1s. 6d. Boards. 2s. Cloth, gilt edges.
Trottie's Story Book
True Tales in Short Words and Large Type. Eight Illustrations by Weir. Price 2s. 6d., cloth, 3s. 6d., coloured, gilt edges.
Tiny Stories for Tiny Eeaders in Tiny Words.
With Twelve Illustrations by Harrison Weir. Third edition. Price 2s. 6c?. cloth, 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Work In The Colonies
Some Account of the Missionary operations of the Church of England in connexion with the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. With Map and Sixteen Illustrations. Royal 16mo. price 5s., cloth.
Early Days Of English Princes
By Mrs. Russell Grat. Illustrations by John Franklin. New and Enlarged Edition. Super-royal 16mo., price 3s. 6d., cloth, 4s. 6d., coloured, gilt edges.
Pictures Of Girl Life
By Catharine Augusta Howell. Frontispiece by F. Eltze. Fcap. 3vo., price 3s. cloth, 3s. 6d. gilt edges. "A really healthy and stimulating book for girls." - Nonconformist.
Pages Of Child Life
By Catharine Augusta Howell, With Three Illustrations. Fcap. 8vo., price 3s. 6d. cloth.
The Four Seasons
A Short Account of the Structure of Plants, being Four Lectures written for the Working Men's Institute, Paris. With Illustrations.
Imperial 16mo. Price, 3s 6d. cloth.
"Distinguished by extreme clearness, and teeming with information of a useful and popular character."-- Guardian.
Fun And Earnest
Or, Rhymes with Reason, by D'Arcy W. Thompson. Illustrated by Charles H. Bennett. Imperial 16mo., price 3s. cloth, 4s. 6d. coloured. Cloth, Elegant gilt edges.
"Only a clever man with the touch of a poet's feeling in him, can write good children's nonsense; such a man the author proves himself to be." - Examiner.
Or Rhymes without Reason, by D'Arcy W. Thompson, with sixty
Illustrations, by C. H. Bennett. Second edition. Imperial 16mo., price 2s, 6d. cloth; or 4s. 6d. coloured, cloth elegant, gilt edges.
"The funniest book we have seen for an age, and quite as harmless as hearty." - Daily Review.
"Whatever Mr. Bennett does, has some touch in it of a true genius." - Examiner.
Or, Surprising Spectral Illusions, showing Ghosts everywhere and of any Colour. By J. H. Brown. Fifth edition. Quarto. Coloured Plates. Price 2s. 6d. fancy boards. "One of the best scientific toy books we have seen." - Athenaeum. "A clever book. The illusions are founded on true scientific principles." - Chemical News.