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SELECT BOOKS FOR USE IN FAMILIES, AND FOR REWARDS AND PRESENTS,
PUBLISHED BY JOHN W. PARKER, WEST STRAND, LONDON.
THE CHILD'S GUIDE TO GOOD BREEDING; founded on CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES. By Mrs. MARSHALL, of Manchester. Handsomely bound, gilt edges, 2s. 6d.
In the present age, when so much is done for the benefit of the rising generation, when works of no small size or price are published, to teach our daughters to dress their dolls, and our sons to whip their tops, and both together to play at "hide and seek," and "puss in the corner;" that so wide and important a field of instruction should have hitherto remained wholly uncultivated, seems indeed "passing strange." My own often and deeply-felt want of such a work, has induced me to make the attempt which I now lay before the public, in the humble yet earnest hope that it may in some degree supply the blank in our juvenile literature, to which I allude; until some brighter and more able spirit start forward in the path I have opened, to supply the deficiencies of this little work,—deficiencies no one can be more sensible of than I am myself, or can rejoice more sincerely in seeing noted and supplied; since to be humbly useful, is the motive I have at all times proposed to myself, in what I have ventured to submit to the same tribunal.—From the Author's Address.
Also, by the same Lady,
THE CHILD'S GUIDE TO DEVOTION; with an ESSAY ON PRAYER, adapted to the understanding of Children.
MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS; a Domestic Story.
ANNETTE MOWBRAY; or, CONVERSATIONS with MAMA. Handsomely bound, gilt edges, 3s.
THE FIRST LIE. Gilt edges, 6d.
THE FIRST THEFT. Gilt edges, 6d.
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POPULAR TALES BY MRS. GODWIN.
With Engravings. 2s. each.
COUSIN KATE; or, the Punishment of Pride. BASIL HARLOW; or, Prodigality is not Generosity. ESTHER MORE; or, Truth is Wisdom. LOUISA SEYMOUR; or, Hasty Impressions. ALICIA GREY; or, To be Useful is to be Happy. JOSEPHINE; or, Early Trials.
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*A FAMILIAR HISTORY of BIRDS; their Nature, Habits, and Instincts. By EDWARD STANLEY, D.D., Lord Bishop of Norwich, Pres. Lin. Soc. New Edition. Two Vols. With many Engravings, 7s.
*DOMESTICATED ANIMALS considered with reference to Civilization and the Arts. By MARY ROBERTS. Also,
*WILD ANIMALS; their Nature, Habits, and Instincts, and the Regions they inhabit. Both with Engravings. 3s. 6d. each.
*MINERALS and METALS; their Natural History and Uses in the Arts; with Accounts of Mines and Mining. 2s. 6d.
THE HOUSE I LIVE IN; or, Popular Illustrations of the Structure and Functions of the Human Body. With Cuts, 2s. 6d.
"I am fearfully and wonderfully made!"
CONVERSATIONS ON GARDENING AND NATURAL HISTORY. With Engravings, 2s. 6d.
*THE BOOK of TREES; describing the Nature and Products of the principal Timber Trees, and the larger species of Palms. With numerous Engravings. 2s.
*BOOK of ANIMALS. BOOK of BIRDS. BOOK of FISHES. BOOK of REPTILES. BOOK of SHELLS. 1s. 6d. each. All with numerous Engravings.
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*THREE WEEKS IN PALESTINE AND LEBANON. With many Engravings. 3s.
TWO YEARS AT SEA: being the Narrative of a Voyage to the Swan River and Van Diemen's Land; thence, to the Burman Empire, and various parts of India. By JANE ROBERTS. With Engravings. 5s.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS; his LIFE, VOYAGES, and DISCOVERY of the NEW WORLD. With Cuts. 2s. 6d.
CAPTAIN COOK; his VOYAGES and DISCOVERIES: with an Account of Pitcairn's Island, and the Mutiny of the Bounty. With Engravings. 2s. 6d.
MUNGO PARK; his LIFE and TRAVELS: to which are added the Account of his Death, from the JOURNAL of ISAACO, and the substance of later Discoveries relative to his lamented fate. With Engravings. 2s. 6d.
FIRST SUNDAYS AT CHURCH, or Familiar Conversations on the Morning and Evening Services. By the Rev. J. E. RIDDLE, M.A., Author of Luther and his Times. 3s. 6d.
THE YOUNG LADY'S FRIEND; a Manual of Practical Advice and Instruction to Young Females, on their entering upon the Duties of Life, after quitting School. By A LADY. 3s. 6d.
ABBOTT'S READER; a Series of Familiar Pieces in Prose and Verse. By the Authors of The Young Christian; The Corner Stone; The Teacher; &c. 3s.
*CONVERSATIONS of a FATHER with his CHILDREN. Two Vols., with Engravings, 5s. 6d.
PETER PARLEY'S UNIVERSAL HISTORY for the YOUNG, on the BASIS of GEOGRAPHY. With upwards of Two Hundred Engravings on Wood; handsomely bound. 7s. 6d.
TALES AND STORIES from HISTORY. By AGNES STRICKLAND. Two Vols., with many Engravings, 7s.
*SCENES AND SKETCHES from ENGLISH HISTORY. With Cuts, 3s. 6d.
SANDFORD AND MERTON; adapted to the use of Young Persons of the present day, by MISS ZORNLIN. With many Cuts, 3s. 6d.
SCHEMING: A TALE. By Mrs. GODWIN.
FIVE HUNDRED CHARADES, from History, Geography, and Biography. 1s. 6d.
*PERSIAN STORIES; illustrative of Eastern Manners and Customs. 1s. By the Rev. H. G. KEENE, M.A. Also,
*PERSIAN FABLES, for Young and Old. 1s.
FABLES and MORAL MAXIMS. Selected by ANNE PARKER. 3s. 6d.
POPULAR POEMS FOR YOUNG PERSONS; selected by ELIZABETH PARKER. 3s. 6d.
LIGHT IN DARKNESS; or the RECORDS of a VILLAGE RECTORY. 3s. 6d.
THE VILLAGE. THE VILLAGE SCHOOLMASTER. THE RETIRED TRADESMAN. THE VILLAGE APOTHECARY. THE GOOD AUNT. THE DESERTED WIFE. THE FAMILY AT THE HALL; OR, PRIDE AND POVERTY.
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN.
Pretty Lessons for Good Children; with some Easy Lessons in Latin. 2s.
Easy Poetry for Children. 1s. 6d.
Easy Grammar for Children. By a Lady. 9d.
Songs for Children. With Engravings. 4d.
Scripture Hymns in Prose. With Cuts. 6d.
*A Little Reading Book for Young Children. With Cuts. 4d.
*Lessons of Praise in Easy Verse. 4d.
Familiar Lectures to Children; in which the Truths of the Gospel are engagingly set forth. 1s. 6d.
The Child's Verse Book of Devotion. 1s.
Simple Tales for Children. With many Cuts. 1s.
The Deaf and Dumb Boy; a Tale: with Cuts. 2s. 6d.
The Stolen Child. By Charlotte Adams. 1s. 6d.
*Insects and their Habitations. With Cuts. 1s.
*Sister Mary's Tales in Natural History. With Cuts. 2s. 6d.
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SMALL BOOKS for general Distribution.
Daily Readings from the Psalms. 6d.
Faith and Practice; or, The Application of Christian Principles to the Practical Duties of Life. 1s.
Easy Lessons on Christian Evidences. 1s.
Confirmation. An Address from a Clergyman. 2d.
The Rite of Confirmation Explained. 6d.
Reading Lessons from the Book of Proverbs & Ecclesiastes. 6d.
A Few Words on the Sin of Lying. 3d.
*Village Annals; or the Story of Hetty Jones. 9d.
*A Colliery Tale, or Village Distress. 4d.
*Susan Carter, the Orphan Girl. 6d.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Got. 6d.
The Old and New Poor Law: or, Who Gains? and Who Loses? 6d.
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