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Historic Boys by Elbridge Streeter Brooks

Each book contains 32 pages 4to


A City Story. By GREGSON GOW. With 2 Illustrations in colours. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 1_s._ 6_d._

"An undercurrent of sympathy with the struggles of the poor, and an ability to describe their feelings under various circumstances, eminently characteristic of Dickens, are marked features in Mr. Gow's story."--_North British Mail._

_THE HAPPY LAD:_

A Story of Peasant Life in Norway. From the Norwegian of Bjornson. With Frontispiece in colours. Cloth extra, 1_s._ 6_d._

"This pretty story has a freshness and natural eloquence about it such as are seldom met with in our home-made tales. It seems to carry us back to some of the love stories of the Bible."--_Aberdeen Free Press._

_BOX OF STORIES._

Packed for Young Folk by HORACE HAPPYMAN. A Series of interesting Tales for the Young. With 2 Illustrations printed in colours. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 1_s._ 6_d._

_GORDON BROWNE'S SERIES OF OLD FAIRY TALES._

_4to, One Shilling each._

#1. HOP O' MY THUMB.#

#2. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.#

_Others to follow._

#Each book contains 32 pages 4to, and is illustrated by over 30 pictures in the text, and 4 full-page plates.#

This series has been issued so that young people may be provided with the old favourite Fairy Tales, pleasingly told and very fully illustrated in a really artistic manner.

The pictures are by Gordon Browne, whose name is a guarantee for the artistic quality of the work. Almost every page is illustrated, and the little reader can thus follow the story step by step by the pictures, and will be able to relate the tale to the younger members of the nursery by the aid of the illustrations alone. The pictures are not merely decorative, they are graphic character illustrations of a quaint and humorous kind which will be equally relished by young and old. The pictures form of themselves a story, and while sufficiently literal to be easily read, they at the same time possess that quality of suggestiveness which is only associated with work of a creative order.

The stories have been delightfully retold by LAURA E. RICHARDS, a lady who has the rare faculty of investing the purest romance with that air of realism which is so full of charm to children.

#THE SHILLING SERIES OF BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.#

Square 16mo, neatly bound in cloth extra. Each book contains 128 pages and a Coloured Illustration.

"Quality is not sacrificed to quantity, the stories one and all being of the highest, and eminently suited for the purposes of gift books for either day or Sabbath schools."--_Schoolmaster._

ALF JETSAM: or Found Afloat. By Mrs. GEORGE CUPPLES.


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