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Fanny And Her Mamma
Or, Easy Lessons for Children. In which it is attempted to bring Scriptural Principles into daily practice. Illustrated by J. Gilbert. Third Edition. 16mo, 2s. 6d . cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. "A little book in beautiful large clear type, to suit the capacity of infant readers, which we can with pleasure recommend." - Christian Ladies' Magazine.
Short And Simple Prayers, For The Use Of Young Children
With Hymns. Sixth Edition.
Square 16mo, 1s. cloth. "Well adapted to the capacities of children - beginning 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." - Christian Guardian.
Mamma's Bible Stories,
For her Little Boys and Girls, adapted to the capacities of very young Children. Twelfth Edition, with Twelve Engravings. 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
A Sequel To Mamma's Bible Stories
Sixth Edition. Twelve Illustrations. 2s. 6d. cloth, 3s. 6d. coloured.
Scripture Histories For Little Children
With Sixteen Illustrations, by John Gilbert. Super-royal 16mo., price 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges. Contents. - The History of Joseph - History of Moses - History of our Saviour - The Miracles of Christ.
Sold separately: 6d. each, plain; 1s. coloured.
The Family Bible Newly Opened
With Uncle Goodwin's account of it. By Jefferys Taylor. Frontispiece by J. Gilbert. Fcap. 8vo, 3s. 6d. cloth. "A very good account of the Sacred "Writings, adapted to the tastes, feelings, and intelligence of young people." - Educational Times.
Good In Everything
Or, The Early History of Gilbert Harland. By Mrs. Barwell,
Author of "Little Lessons for Little Learners," etc. Second Edition.
Illustrations by Gilbert. 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d., coloured, gilt edges.
"The moral of this exquisite little tale will do more good than a thousand set tasks abounding with dry and uninteresting truisms." - Bell's Messenger.
A Series of "Works for the Young; each Volume with an Illustration by a well-known Artist. Price 1s. cloth.
1. The Eskdale Herd Boy. By Lady Stoddart.
2. Mrs. Leicester's School. By Charles and Mary Lamb.
3. The History Of The Robins. By Mrs. Trimmer.
4. Memoir Of Bob, The Spotted Terrier.
5. Keeper's Travels In Search Of His Master.
6. The Scottish Orphans. By Lady Stoddart.
7. Never Wrong; Or, The Young Disputant; And "It Was Only In Fun."
8. The Life And Perambulations Of A Mouse.
9. Easy Introduction To The Knowledge Of Nature. By Mrs. Trimmer.
10. Right And Wrong. By The Author Of "Always Happy."
11. Harry's Holiday. By Jefferys Taylor.
12. Short Poems And Hymns For Children.
The above may be had Two Volumes bound in One, at Two Shillings cloth.
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." - Literary Gazette.
Tales Of School Life
By Agnes Loudon. With Illustrations by John Absolon. Second Edition. Royal 16mo, 2s. 6d. plain; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
"These reminiscences of school days will be recognised as truthful pictures of every-day occurrence. The style is colloquial and pleasant, and therefore well suited to those for whose perusal it is intended." - Athenaeum.
Kit Bam, The British Sinbad
Or, the Yarns of an Old Mariner. By Mary Cowden Clarke, illustrated by George CruikShank. Fcap. 8vo, price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. gilt edges.
The Day Of A Baby Boy
A Story for a Young Child. By E. Berger. With Illustrations by John Absolon. Third Edition. Super-royal 16mo, price 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
"A sweet little book for the nursery." - Christian Times.
Visits To Beechwood Farm
Or, Country Pleasures. By Catherine M. A. Couper. Illustrations by Absolon. Small 4to, 3s. 6d., plain; 4s. 6d. coloured; gilt edges.
Stories Of Julian And His Playfellows
Written by His Mamma. With Four Illustrations by John Absolon. Second Edition. Small 4to., 2s. 6d., plain; 3s. 6d., coloured, gilt edges.
The Nine Lives Of A Cat A Tale Of Wonder
Written and Illustrated by C. H. Bennett.
Twenty-four Engravings. price 2s. cloth; 2s. 6d. coloured.
"Rich in the quaint humour and fancy that a man of genius knows how to spare for the enlivenment of children." - Examiner.
Maud Summers The Sightless:
A Narrative for the Young. Illustrated by Absolon. 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
London Cries And Public Edifices
Illustrated in Twenty-four Engravings by Luke Limner; with descriptive Letter-press. Square 12mo, 2s. 6d. plain; 5s. coloured.
The Silver Swan
A Fairy Tale. By Madame de Chatelain. Illustrated by John Leech. Small 4to, 2s. 6d. cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Or, Anecdotes of Felix and his Sister Serena. Nineteenth Edition, Illustrated by Anelay. Royal 18mo, price 2s. cloth.
Anecdotes Of Kings,
Selected from History; or, Gertrude's Stories for Children. With Engravings. 2s. 6d. plain; 3s. 6d. coloured.
Or, a Description of Manners and Customs peculiar to the East, and especially Explanatory of the Holy Scriptures. By the Rev. B. H. Draper. With Engravings. Fourth Edition. Revised by Dr. Kitto, Editor of "The Pictorial Bible," etc. 3s. 6d. cloth.
Trimmer's (Mrs.) Old Testament Lessons.
With 40 Engravings. 1s. 6d. cloth.
Trimmer's (Mrs.) New Testament Lessons.
With 40 Engravings. 1s 6d. cloth.
The Daisy,Cwith Thirty Wood Engravings
Price 1s. cloth. (1s. 6d. coloured.)
With Thirty Engravings. 1s. cloth. (1s. 6d. coloured.)
History Of Prince Lee Boo
Price 1s. cloth.
Dissections for Young Children;
In a neat box. Price 3s. 6d. each.
1. Lives of Joseph and Moses. 3. Mother Hubbard and Dog.
2. History of Our Saviour. 4. Life and Death of Cock Robin.
A Word To The Wise Or, Hints On The Current Improprieties Of Expression In Writing And Speaking
By Parry Gwynne. 11th Thousand. 18mo. price 6d. sewed, or 1s. cloth. gilt edges.
"All who wish to mind their p's and q's should consult this little volume."- Gentleman's Magazine.
The British History briefly told, and a Description of the Ancient Customs, Sports, and Pastimes of the English. Embellished with Portraits of the Sovereigns of England in their proper Costumes, and 18 other Engravings. 3s. 6d. cloth.
Or, Short Tales in Short Words. By the author of "Always Happy." New Edition. With Eight Engravings. Price 2s. 6d. cloth, 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Conversations On The Life Of Jesus Christ
By a Mother. With 12 Engravings. 2s. 6d. plain; 3s. 6d. coloured.
The Manners, Customs, and Costumes of all Nations of the World described. By J. Aspin. With numerous Illustrations. 3s. 6d. plain; and 4s. 6d. coloured.
Or, Leading-Strings to Knowledge. New Edition, with 8 Engravings. 2s. 6d. plain; 2s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Key To Knowledge
Or, Things in Common Use simply and shortly explained. By a Mother, Author of "Always Happy," etc. Thirteenth Edition. With Sixty Illustrations. 2s. 6d. cloth.
Facts To Correct Fancies
Or, Short Narratives compiled from the Biography o Remarkable Women. By a Mother. With Engravings, 3s. 6d. plain; 4s.6d. coloured.
Fruits Of Enterprise
Exhibited in the Travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia. Fourteenth Edition, with six Engravings by Birket Foster. Price 3s. cloth.
Or, Frederick's Monthly Instructions for the Management and Formation of a Flower Garden. Fourth Edition. With Engravings by Sowerby. 3s. 6d. plain; or 6s. with the Flowers coloured.
How To Be Happy
Or, Fairy Gifts. to which is added a Selection of Moral Allegories. With Steel Engravings. Price 3s. 6d. cloth.
A Spelling and Reading Book, on a Popular Plan. With numerous Engravings. Tenth Edition. 2s. 6d. plain; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
The Ladder To Learning
A Collection of Fables, arranged progressively in words of One, Two, and Three Syllables. Edited by Mrs. Trimmer. With 79 Cuts. Nineteenth Edition. 2s. 6d. cloth.
Little Lessons For Little Learners
In Words of One Syllable. By Mrs. Barwell. Tenth Edition, with numerous Illustrations. 2s. 6d. plain; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
The Little Header
A Progressive Step to Knowledge. Fourth Edition with sixteen Plates. Price 2s. 6d. cloth.
For her Little Boys and Girls. Fifteenth Edition, with eight Engravings. Price 2s. 6d cloth; 3s. 6d. coloured, gilt edges.
Or, Subterranean Wonders. An Account of the Operations of the Miner and the Products of his Labours. By the late Rev. Isaac Taylor. Sixth Edition, with numerous additi&ns by Mrs. Loudon. 45 Woodcuts and 16 Steel Engravings. 3s. 6d. cloth.
Or, The Excellence of Charity. Fourth Edition. With Illustrations. 16mo, 2s. cloth.
Or, Biographies of the Grecian Philosophers. 12mo, price 2s. 6d. cloth.
Stories Of Edward And His Little Friends
With 12 Illustrations. Second Edition. 3s. 6d. plain; 4s. 6d. coloured.
Sunday Lessons For Little Children
By Mrs. Barwell. Fourth Edition. 2s. 6d. plain; 3s. coloured.