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Treasury of Natural Science. From the German of Professor SCHOEDLER, with numerous Additions by HENRY MEDLOCK, F.C.S. Fourth Edition. With copious Index, and upwards of 500 Engravings.

Drawing Books.

Now Ready. New and Revised Edition, demy 8vo, cloth, 25. Drawing Book (The Illustrated). Comprising a Complete Introduction to Drawing and Perspective; with Instructions for Etching on Copper or Steel, &c. &c. By ROBERT SCOTT BURN. Illustrated with above 300 Subjects

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Mechanics and Mechanism. By ROBERT SCOTT BURN. With 250 Illustrations.

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I. ALL ABOUT COOKERY: Being a Dictionary of Every-day Cookery. By Mrs. ISABELla Beeton.

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3. ALL ABOUT GARDENING: Being a Dictionary of Practical Gardening.

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Price Is., cloth, containing 208 pages, 477 Recipes, and Formula for Mistresses and Servants. Also, with Coloured Plates, price is. 6d.

MRS. BEETON'S ENGLISHWOMAN'S COOKERY BOOK. Comprising Recipes in all branches of Cookery, and accurate Descriptions of Quantities, Times, Costs, Seasons, for the various Dishes.

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BEETON'S BOOK OF BIRDS; showing How to Rear and Manage them in Sickness and in Health.

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This Volume contains upwards of One Hundred Engravings and Five Coloured Plates from Water-Colour Drawings by HARRISON WEIR.

Price 5s., numerous Illustrations, cloth, gilt edges.

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In coloured boards, price 6d. (A wonderful Collection of Information.) BEETON'S COTTAGE MANAGEMENT. Comprising Cookery, Gardening, Cleaning, and Care of Poultry, &c.

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Beeton's Boys' Own Library.

The best set of Volumes for Prizes, Rewards, or Gifts to English Lads. They have all been prepared by Mr. Beeton with a view to their fitness in manly tone and handsome appearance for Presents for Youth, amongst whom they enjoy an unrivalled degree of popularity, which never flags.

Coloured Plates and Illustrations, price 5s. cloth; or cloth gilt, gilt edges, 6s. 1. Stories of the Wars. TILLOTSON. From the Rise of the Dutch Republic to the Death of Oliver Cromwell.

2. A Boy's Adventures in the Barons' Wars; or, How I won My Spurs. J. G. EDGAR.

3. Cressy and Poictiers. J. G. EDGAR.

4. Runnymede and Lincoln Fair. J. G. EDGAR.

5. Wild Sports of the World. J. GREENWOOD.

6. Curiosities of Savage Life. By the Author of "Wild Sports

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7. Hubert Ellis.

8. Don Quixote. CERVANTES. 300 Illustrations.

9. Gulliver's Travels. By Dean SWIFT.

10. Robinson Crusoe. By DANIEL DEFOE.

II. Silas the Conjurer.

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Sports of the World."

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By the Author of "Wild

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1. Sunshine and Rain; or, Blanche Cleveland. By A. E.W.

2. Roses and Thorns; or, Five Tales of the Start in Life.

3. Bible Narratives; or, Scripture Stories. By the Rev. FREDERICK CALDER, M.A.

4. Pleasure and Profit; or, Lessons at Home. A Book for Boys and Girls.

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7. Who are the Happy Ones P or, Home Sketches. By the Author of " Quiet Thoughts for Quiet Hours," &c.

8. The Progress of Character; or, Cliffethorpe. By H. POWER. 9. What_can_ She Do? By

Rev. E. P. ROE.

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