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By the same Editor, 8vo, Price 3s. 6d.; or extra gilt, bevelled boards, 5s.,

FANCY TALES

FROM THE GERMAN.

Splendidly illustrated vilh Ten full-page illustrations. “ It is impossible to help believing in these tales—a sure sign that they are well told." — Athenaeum.

“ Among works of this class we award the prize of the Season to “ Fancy Tales.“Saturday Review.

London : SAMPSON LOW & SON, Ludgate Hill.

By the same Editor, 8vo, cloth, strongly bound, Price 3s.,
SUITABLE FOR MIDDLE CLASS AND HIGHER SCHOOLS, AND PRIVATE TUITION,

DE

VIRIS ILLUSTRIBUS URBIS ROMAE:

Being a Latin Reading-Book, with Notes and a Vocabulary. “De Viris Illustribus" contains a chronologically arranged and connected series o graphic tableaux of Roman History, framed on the model of the “Lives" of “Cornelius Nepos." The pieces are adapted, as regards both subject matter and language, to the earlier stages of Latin reading, and drawn from precisely the same sources as those to which the student is accustomed, at a later period, to betake himself.

The more interesting events of the grand epochs of the territorial enlargement and political growth of Rowe are grouped around the men who played a prominent part in public affairs, from the foundation of the city to the death of Augustus. The work, therefore, embraces accounts of the Equian and Volscian wars; Gallic invasion; Samnite and Epirote wars; Punic wars; Macedonian, Spanish, and Servile wars; the Cimbrian, Social, Mithridatic and later Civil wars.

Prospectus, with Specimen Pages, on application.
London : RIVINGTONS, Waterloo Place,

In preparation by J. S. LAURIE,

THE READING-BOX & CALCULATOR

Being a compact apparatus economically adapted to the joint purposes of teaching the rudiments of Reading by neans of movable letters; and also the first principles of Number Numeration, Fractions, &c.; on a concrete system. With a Handbook.

Just ready, Fcap. 8vo,
A COMPENDIUM OF

MATHEMATICAL

GEOGRAPHY

FOR THE USE OF STUDENTS AND CANDIDATES FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE. By A. H. DICK, M.A., Lecturer on Geography, Free Church Normal College, Glasgow

With a Pretace by J. S. LAURIE. The object of this work is to provide students and candidates for the Civil Service, School Certificate, and other examinaiions, with a convenient Text-Book of the leading truths of Ma:hematical Geography, presenting a clear and concise exposition of the results of scientific research, that are scattered, and in many instances inaccessible, in the pages of Malte-Brun, Herschel, Moseley, Delauny, Murray's and other Encyclopædias, &c. The work is copiously illustrated with diagrams.

London

LONGMAN. GREEN, & CO., 14, Ludgate Hill.

Sixty-four pages, Royal 16mo, Price 1s. 6d. limp, and 25. cloth extra,

RHYMES, JINGLES, AND SONGS

FOR NURSERIES AND INFANT SCHOOLS,

WITH MUSIC FOR VOICE AND PIANO. Edited by S. S. Laurie, Editor of the “ Graduated Series," the “Standard' Series,” the Entertaining Library," &c.; the Music by THOMAS MURBY, Author of “ New

Tunes to Choice Words," “ Musical Students' Manual,” &c.

CONTENTS, 1 Polly put the kettle on 22 A, B, C

38 The babes in the wood 2 Darce, Thumbkin, dance 23 Mrs. Pussy and the three 39 Cock-a-doodle-doo! 3 Daice to Daddy

mice

40 Moss and his mare 4 Dsnce, little baby 24 A tiny valentine

41 The carrion crow 5 Fushaby baby

25 Dame, get up and bake 42 Tom, the piper's son 6 Ding doog, bell

your pies

43 Kitty alone 7 My lady's garden 26 Poor old Robinson Crusoe 44 My pretty maiden fair To market 27 Little John Cook

45 The waves on the shore A ship a-sailing 28 Blow, wind blow

46 Little Tom Dogget 10 Pretty little sixpence 29 Three children sliding 47 The Child's May-song 11 My little nut-tree 30 The magpie

48 Billy Bodkin 12 Once I saw a little bird 31 Robin Redbreast and Jen- 49 The house that Jack built 12 Blowsey boys bubble 0 ! ny Wren

50 The child and the Robin 14 Sing ivy

32 London bridge is broken 51 Three jovial Welshmen 1Pemmy and Fanny

down

52 Song of Bob o'Link 11 Swan, swam

33 Hey, my kitten, my kitten 53 Song of the breezes l' Hickory, dickory, dock 34 Looby light

54 The fairy ring 1 Merry Sing-song

35 When the snow is on the 55 Little Jack Horner 11 The old woman toss'd up ground

56 What are little boys made in a blanket 36 The robin, poor thing

of? 21 Dear, dear!

37 New-years-day in th 57 The duck and the drake 2 The scare-crow

morning

58 The old kitchen clock

“ We can hardly name one of Mr. Laurie's useful publications in which he seems to us t have done better service to the cause of elementary education than in this one, which is s well calculated to excite the most tenderly budding imagination, and call the opening afections into play. Mr. Murby, also, has done his part well, not only in preserving rany traditional airs, but in adapting and composing others, which are at once har ronious and appropriate."Museum, Oct. 1862.

By the same Editor,
THE SHILLING

INTERTAINING LIBRARY

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ADAPTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF SCHOOL LIBRARIES, FAMILIES, AND WORKING MEN. IN QUARTERLY VOLUMES, FROM JANUARY 1, 1863.

ReadyRoļinson Crusoe. I Gulliver's Travels. . | Christmas Tales.

In the Press

Sandford and Merton. The hject of this Library is to provide the young, and, generally speaking, the less educatil section of the coniunity with a set of readable books. The collection will be distingished in yarious respects from others that have a similar aim. The volumes will, first of 11, be uniformly entertaining; since the Library is designed precisely for a class of reades who demand, above all.

ke a book into their hands. The boks are y

Trongly bound ; and are illustrated by a fris-rate art Phe rice will

ses.

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14 Ludgate Hill.

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