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CAPTAIN MARRYAT'S BOOKS FOR BOYS. Poor Jack. With Sixteen Illustrations after Designs by
CLARKSON STANFIELD, R.A. Twenty-second Edition. Post 8vo., 38. 6d. Gilt, 48. 68. The Mission; or, Scenes in Africa. With Illustrations
by JOHN GILBERT. Post 8vo., 38. 64. Gilt, 48. 6d, The Settlers in Canada. With Illustrations by GILBERT
and DALZIEL. Post 8vo., 38. 6d. Gilt, 48. 6d. The Privateer's Man Adventures by Sea and Land
IN CIVIL AND SAVAGE LIFE, ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO. Illustrated
with Eight Steel Engravings. Post 8vo., 38. 6d. Gilt, 43. 6d. Masterman Ready; or, the Wreck of the Pacific.
Embellished with Ninety-three Engravings on Wood. Post 8vo., 38. 6d. Gilt, 48.6d. The Pirate and Three Cutters. Illustrated with Twenty
Steel Engravings from Drawings by CLARKSON STANFIELD, R.A. With a Memoir
of the Author. Post 8vo., 38. 6. Gilt, 48, 6d. A Boy's Locker. A Smaller Edition of the boy Tales,
in 12 volumes, enclosed in a compact cloth box.
Hans Christian Andersen's Tales for Children. With
Forty-eight Full-page Illustrations by Wehnert, and Fifty-seven Small Engravings
on Wood by W. THOMAS. A new Edition. Very handsomely bound. 68. Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales and Sketches.
Translated by C. C. PEACHEY, H. WARD, A, PLESNER, &c. With 104 Illustrations by
This volume contains several tales that are in no other Edition published in this
country, and with the above volume it forms the most complete English Edition. Mrs. Alfred Gatty's Presentation Box for Young PEOPLE. Containing “Parables from Nature,”
," " Aunt Judy's Tales," and other Popular Books, 9 volumes in all, beautifully printed, neatly bound, and enclosed in
a cloth box. 318. 6d. Any single volume at 38. 6d. Anecdotes of Dogs. By EDWARD JESSE. With Illustra
tions. Post 8vo. Cloth. 68. With Thirty-four Steel Engravings after COOPER,
LANDSEER, &c. 78. 6d. The Natural History of Selborne. By GILBERT WHITE.
Edited by JESSE. Illustrated with Forty Engravings. Post 8vo. 58.; or with the
Plates Coloured, 78. 6d. A Poetry Book for Schools. Illustrated with Thirty
seven highly-finished Engravings by C. W. COPE, R.A., HELHSLEY, PALMER, SKILL,
THOMAS, and H. WEIR. Crown 8vo. 1s. Select Parables from Nature. By Mrs. GATTY. For
the Use of Schools. Fcap. 18.
Besides being reprinted in America, selections from Mrs. Gatty's Parables have been translated and published in the German, French, Italian, Russian, Danish, and Swedish languages.
LONDON: GEORGE BELL & SONS, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN. STANDARD WORKS PUBLISHED BY
SOWERBY'S ENGLISH BOTANY: Containing a Description and Life-size coloured Drawing of every British Plant. Edited and brought up to the Present Standard of Scientific Knowledge by T. BOSWELL (formerly SYME), LL.D. F.L.S. &c. With Popular Descriptions of the Uses, History, and Traditions of each Plant, by Mrs. LANKESTER, Author of "Wild Flowers Worth Notice," "
;" “ The British Ferns,” &c. The Figures by J. E. SOWERBY, JAMES SOWERBY, P.L.S., J. DE C. SOWERBY, F.L.S., and J. W. SALTER, A.L.S. In Eleven Volumes, super-royal 8vo.
“ Under the editorship of T. Boswell Syme, F.L.S., assisted by Mrs. Lankester, Sowerby's English Botany,' when finished, will be exhaustive of the subject, and worthy of the branch of science it illustrates. In turning over the charmingly executed handcoloured plates of British plants which encumber these volumes with riches, the reader cannot help being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step. We cannot dwell upon many of the individuals grouped in the splendid bouquet of flowers presented in these pages, and it will be sufficient to state that the work is pledged to contain a figure of every wild flower indigenous to these isles.”— Times.
“Will be the most complete Flora of Great Britain ever brought out. This great work will find a place wherever botanical science is cultivated, and the study of our native plants, with all their fascinating associations, held dear."— Athenceum.
"A clear, bold, distinctive type enables the reader to take in at a glance the arrangement and divisions of every page. And Mrs. Lankester has added to the technical description by th editor an extremely interesting popular sketch, which follows in small type. The English, French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and illusions, follow. In short there is nothing more left to be desired."--Guardian.
“Without question, this is the standard work on Botany, and indispensable to every botanist. The plates are most accurate and beantiful, and the entire work cannot be too strongly recommended to all who are interested in botany."— Illustrated News.
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Bound cloth. Half morocco. Morocco elegant.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ $. d. Vol. I. (Seven Parts)
1 18 0 2 2 0 2 8 6 II. ditto
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1 130 1 17 0 2 3 6 Or, the Eleven Volumes, 221. 88. in cloth; 241. 12s. in half-morocco; and
281. 38. 6d, whole morocco. A Supplementary Volume, containing ferns and other cryptogami, in preparation
by Professor BOSWELL (formerly SYME).
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LIBRARY OF NATURAL HISTORY. “Each volume is elegantly printed in royal 8vo., and illustrated with a very large number of well-executed engravings, printed in colours. .... They form a complete library of reference on the several subjects to which they are devoted, and nothing more complete in their way has lately appeared." - The Bookseller.
BREE'S BIRDS OF EUROPE AND THEIR EGGS, not ob.
served in the British Isles. With 238 beautifully coloured Plates. Five vols. 54.55. COUCH'S HISTORY OF THE FISHES OF THE BRITISH
ISLANDS. With 256 carefully coloured Plates. Four vols. GATTY'S (MRS. ALFRED) BRITISH SEAWEEDS. Nume
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LEAVED PLANTS. With 64 coloured Full-page Illustrations. Executed expressly for this work.
One vol. il. 55, LOWE'S NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH AND EXOTIC
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Plates and 900 Wood Engravings. Two vols. 21. 25. LOWE’S NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW AND RARE FERNS.
Containing Species and Varieties not included in “Ferns, British and Exotic."
72 coloured Plates and Woodcuts. One vol. il. LOWE’S NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH GRASSES. With
74 finely coloured Plates. One vol. LOWE’S BEAUTIFUL-LEAVED PLANTS: being a description
of the most beautiful-leaved Plants in cultivation in this country. With 60
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223 beautifully coloured Engravings. Three vols. 37. 35. MORRIS' BRITISH BUTTERFLIES. With 71 beautifully co
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nearly 2000 specimens. Four vols. 61. 6s. TRIPP'S BRITISH MOSSES. With 39 coloured Plates, con
taining a figure of each species. Two vols. 21. 1os. WOOSTER'S ALPINE PLANTS. First Series. With 54 coloured
Plates. 255. WOOSTER'S ALPINE PLANTS. Second Series. With 54 coloured
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