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Mrs. Child's Biographical Sketch-|| Weems' Life of Penn.

Marion. Berquin's Children's Friend, 4 Parley's Poetic Stories. vols.

The Young Emigrants, published Evenings at Home.

by Carter and Hendee. Sandford and Merton.

Fruit and Flowers. Scott's Tales of a Grandfather, 8 || Cottagers of Glenburnie, by Mrs. vols.

Hamilton. Miss Sedgwick's New England Rasselas. Tale.

Love Token for Children, by Miss Illustrations of Lying, by Mrs. Sedgwick. Opie.

Panorama of Professions and Gallaudet's Child's Book on the Trades. Soul.

Sigourney's Olive Buds. Gallaudet’s Natural Theology.

History of Marcus Constance Latimer, with other Aurelius.

Tales, by Mrs. Embury. Dunlap's History of New York. The Palfreys, a Tale.

My Early Days. Conversations of a Father with his | Cook's Voyages. Children.

The Robins, by Mrs. Trimmer. Weems' Life of Washington. Introduction to the Knowledge of Franklin.

Nature, by do.

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Plutarch's Lives.

Ramsay's Universal History, 9 Anacharsis' Travels.

vols. Translations of the following | Boswell's Life of Johnson. works :

Tour to the Hebrides. Herodotus.

Marshall's Life of Washington. Thucydides.

History of England, by Sir Jas.
Xenophon.

Mackintosh.
Demosthenes.

Taylor's (or Moore's) History of
Arrian.

Ireland.
Livy.

Crowe's History of France.
Tacitus.

Bancroft’s History of the United
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States.
Sallust.

Guizot's History of Civilization.
Cicero.

Sparks' Life of Ledyard. Lingard's History of England, 14

American Biography. vols.

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Southey's Life of Cowper.
Scotland.

Mrs. Child's Biography of Lady
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Russell and Madame Guyon. India.

Lives of the Signers of the DecHallam’s Middle Ages.

laration of Independence. Russell's Modern Europe.

The Federalist.

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Chipman's Principles of Govern- || Paul's Letters to his Kinsfolks, ment.

by Sir Walter Scott. Marshall on Federal Constitution. Works of John Milton. Mackintosh on Law of Nature

of James Thomson. and Nations.

Poems of William Cowper. American’s Guide, containing all of Wordsworth. the Constitutions, &c.

of Southey Dr. Humphrey's Tour, 2 vols.

of Bryant. Irving's Tour on the Prairies.

of Percival.
Astoria.

Goldsmith's Entire Works.
Sketch Book.

Chaptal's Chemistry applied to
Nuttall's Manual of Ornithology. Agriculture.
Carpenter's Scripture Natural Fessenden's Complete Farmer.
History.

Davy's Elements of Chemical Ware's Smallie's Philosophy of Philosophy Natural History

Herschell's Astronomy. Smith’s Class Book of Anatomy.

Discourse on Natural Bell's Lessons on the Human Philosophy. Frame.

The Heavens, by Mudie. Abbott's Abercrombie on the In- || The Earth, by tellectual Powers.

Library of Entertaining KnowlAbbott's Abercrombie on the Mo- edge. ral Feelings

The Old Bachelor, 2 vols. Combe, on the Constitution of The British Spy, 2 vols. Man.

Franklin's Works. Mudie, on Man.

Works of Jane Taylor, 3 vols.
Wayland's Elements of Moral | Don Quixote, 4 vols.
Science.

Mrs. Opie's Tales, 6 vols.
Political Economy: Miss Edgeworth’s Works.
Martineau's Illustrations of Polit- || Cooper's Spy.
ical Economy.

Bravo.
Addison's Works.

Pilot. Johnson's Works.

Last of the Mohicans. Dick's Works.

Irving's Tales of a Traveller. Bridgewater Treatises.

Sketch Book. Walton's Lives.

Brown's Arthur Mervyn. Winslow's Young Man's Aid.

Edgar Huntley. Brougham’s Discourse on Natural Village Pastor and his Children, Theology.

from the German. Abbott's Mother at Home. Paul and Virginia. Neal's Charcoal Sketches.

Scottish Chiefs. Sartor Resartus, by Carlyle. Temperance Tales. Humboldt's Travels in South | Permanent Temperance DocuAmerica.

ments. Hall's Voyage to the Eastern Miss Sedgwick's Works. Seas.

Mrs. Sigourney's Works. Lesslie, Jameson, and Murray's Henry's Mackenzie's Works.

Narrative of Discovery and Ad- || A Good Gazetteer. venture in Africa.

Lavoisne's Atlas of History, &c. Lander's Expedition to the Ni- || American Atlas on the plan of Lager.

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NO. II.

THE SCHOOL ADVERTISER

AUGUST, 1839.

THE SCHOOL LIBRARY.

MARSH, CAPEN, LYON, AND WEBB,

109, WASHINGTON STREET, Boston,

ARE NOW PUBLISHING, UNDER THE SANCTION OF THE MasSACHUSETTS BOARD OF EDUCATION, A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL AND SELECTED WORKS, ENTITLED, 'The School LIBRARY.'

The LIBRARY will embrace two series of fifty volumes each ; the one to be in 18mo., averaging from 250 to 280 pages per volume; the other in 12mo., each volume containing from 350 to 400 pages. The former, or Juvenile Series, is intended for children of ten or twelve years of age and under; the latter for individuals of that age, and upwards,-in other words, for advanced scholars and their parents.

The LIBRARY is to consist of reading, and not school, class, or text books; the design being to furnish youth with suitable works for perusal during their leisure hours ; works that will interest, as well as instruct them, and of such a character that they will turn to them with pleasure, when it is desirable to unbend from the studies of the school

room.

The plan will embrace every department of Science and Literature, preference being given to works relating to our own Country, and illustrative of the history, institutions, manners, customs, &c., of our own people. Being intended for the whole community, no work of a sectarian or denominational character in religion, or of a partisan character in politics, will be admitted.

The aim will be to clothe the subjects discussed, in a popular garb, that they may prove so attractive, as to lure the child onwards, fix his attention, and induce him, subsequently, to seek information from other and more recondite works, which, if put into his hands at the onset, would alarm him, and induce a disgust for that which would appear dry and unintelligible, and of course, uninteresting.

The intention is not to provide information for any one class, to the exclusion of others, but to disseminate knowledge among all classes. The Publishers wish the children of the Farmer, the Merchant, the Manufacturer, the Mechanic, the Laborer,—all to profit by the lights of science and literature, that they may be rendered the more virtuous and happy, and become more useful to themselves, to one another, to the community, and mankind at large. To accomplish this desirable end, the LIBRARY will embrace so wide a range of subjects, that every child may find something which will prove useful and profitable to him, whatever his situation, circumstances, or pursuits, in afterlife may be.

The project is one of great extent, and vast importance; and, if properly carried out, must become of inestimable value to the young.

Whether the anticipations of the Publishers, with regard to it, will be verified, time must determine ; but from the intellectual and moral, theoretical and practical character of those who have engaged to aid in the undertaking, they have good grounds for presuming that much will be accomplished, and that by their united efforts many obstacles, now existing to the mental, moral, and physical improvement of youth, will be removed, or at least be rendered more easily surmountable.

Among the individuals already engaged as writers for one or both Series, may be mentioned—the Hon. Judge Story, Jared Sparks, Esq., Washington Irving, Esq., Rev. Dr. Wayland, Professor Benjamin Silliman, Professor Dennison Olmsted, Professor Alonzo Potter, Hon. Judge Buel, Dr. Jacob Bigelow, Dr. Robley Dunglison, Dr. Elisha Bartlett, Rev. Charles W. Uphạm, Rev. F. W. P. Greenwood, Rev. Royal Robbins, Rev. Warren Burton, Arthur J. Stansbury, Esq., E. C. Wines, Esq., Robert Rantoul, Jr., Esq., Professor Tucker, and Professor Elton.

Mrs. Sarah J. Hale, Mrs. E. F. Ellet, Mrs. Emma C. Embury, Mrs. A. H Lincoln Phelps, Miss E. Robbins,

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