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W. J. REYNOLDS & CO.
No. 24 CORNHILL, BOSTON.
ROLLO'S TOUR IN EUROPE:
BEING A NEW SERIES OF
BY REV. JACOB ABBOTT.
IN SIX VOLUMES, BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED.
Extract from the Preface.
In this series of narratives we offer to the readers of the Rollo Books a continuation of the tory of our little hero, by giving them an account of the adventures which such a boy y be expected to meet with in making a tour of Europe. The books are intended to be oks of instruction rather than of mere amusement; and, in perusing them, the reader may el assured that all the information which they contain, not only in respect to the countries ited, but to the customs, usages, and modes of life that are described, and also in regard the general character of the incidents and adventures that the young travellers meet th, is in most strict accordance with fact. The main design of the narratives is, thus, the mmunication of useful knowledge; and everything which they contain, except what is ictly personal, in relation to the actors in the story, may be depended upon as exactly d scrupulously true.
Notices of the Press.
We know of no books that are so eagerly sought for by good boys and girls as Mr. Abbott's series of "Rollo Books."-Hartford Christian Secretary.
Mr. Abbott has a singularly successful faculty of conveying instruction with entertainnt, and of interesting all classes of readers, but more particularly the young. All will that the more we have of such useful and pleasant volumes the better.-Salem Register. They give excellent lessons in Geography and History, in the most pleasing forms. They beautifully printed, and illustrated with fine engravings. -New Haven Palladium. here is no wonder that the "Rollo Books" are so extremely popular, for we doubt if ny of us "children of a larger growth" can escape their fascination.-Salem Observer. careful perusal of the volume under notice (Switzerland) will give the young reader only as good a geographical knowledge of the country it describes as would be obtained a term at school, but will acquaint him with the habits, manners, and characteristics of people of Switzerland. - American Citizen.
No living man is his equal in story-telling for the young, and the book will find its way o thousands of homes. Hartford Republican.
hey contain a great deal of useful information, conveyed in a most pleasing and intering manner. Boston Post.
Vritten by one who has made the tour through which he carries his young hero, and who, n long experience, knows how to please and instruct his young readers, these volumes Bess just the qualities to attract those for whom they are intended. Norfolk Co. Journal. he author has admirably combined the pleasing with the instructive, so that while the thful reader is charmed by the narrative, he also gains valuable information with regard hose far-off places famed in story and song. - Boston Olive Branch.
correspondent of the New York National Magazine says:-"The volumes are beaully illustrated, and written in the charming and instructive style of the author. one of our New England governors, lately returned from a European tour, quite abed in the volume upon Paris, while travelling in a railway car, a short time since."
LIFE O N THE OCEA N.
BY HAWSER MARTINGALE, (CAPT. J. S. SLEEPER.)
One large 12mo volume, 450 pages. 48 Engravings.
This book contains twenty-eight stories of ocean life, told in a plain, off-hand manner by one who, for years, had his home in the forecastle; of sketches sometimes drawn from the imagination, but generally founded on fact; sometimes grave, sometimes humorous, and sometimes descriptive; all illustrating, in a greater or less degree, the amusements, superstitions, evils, vices and virtues of the sailor; and sprinkled with tempests, shipwrecks, hair-breadth escapes, piracies and battles, with occasional glimpses of scenes of another sort -life in the rural districts of New England.
Contents of the Volume.
Mother Carey's Chickens. The Allspice Privateer. Harpooning a Spaniard. - Ooloioo. -White-headed Bill. - Three-fingered Jacks. Widow Morrison.-Jerry Marlingspike's Ride. A Tale of a Winter's Coast.-Sea Dogs. - Popping the Question. -Whistling Jack.The Stuttering Captain. -Rufus Armstrong.-Tom Dulany; or, the Irishman taken in Tow. -The Sailor's Revenge. Frank Granger and Nabby Brown. The Catamaran. A Thanksgiving Story.Ned Gasket's Story.-How to Raise a Breeze.Walter Grafton.-Cutting out Work for all Hands.-Jack Hopkins. Calico Jack.Peter the Great. Capture of an Indiaman.-Saturday Night Revels.
New Songs for the Little Ones.
HYMNS AND POEMS FOR CHILDREN.
Beautifully printed and Illustrated. A beautiful gift-book for a teacher to his pupils. This is a book of rare excellence. It is artistically, intellectually, morally, religiously beautiful the product of sanctified genius. Precious lessons are drawn from flowers, from birds, from becs, and meaner insects, from natural phenomena, the domestic relations, &c., all in true poetry, with none of those trivialities which so often deform poetry for chil dren. A heart of Christian benevolence beats through the book. Ch. Mirror, Portland. This volume possesses the peculiar characteristics of Miss Gould's poetry, in its purity, simplicity, fanciful imagery, and frequent felicity of expression. It is simple, lowly, and generally devotional in its course of thought and form of expression. -Boston Transcript."
PARLEY'S CABINET LIBRARY.
BY HON. S. G. GOODRICH, (PETER PARLEY.)
20 volumes, 16mo. 500 beautiful Illustrations.
The whole forming a complete Library of Biography, History, Philosophy, Art, Science and Literature, embracing subjects of the most important kind, such as every one, in this age of progress, should know, and which can only be obtained elsewhere at great expense of books and time.
OR, MUSIC FOR THE
IN THREE PARTS.
Part I.-Comprising the largest number of choice Glees, Quartets, Trios, Songs, Opera Choruses, &c., ever before published in one Collection." Consisting of Sucred Anthems, Choruses, Quartets, &c., jor Select Societies and Concerts.
Containing most of the old popular Continental Psalm Tunes.
Thus making the most complete collection, in all its features, ever before published. By I. B. WOODBURY, author of the "Dulcimer," "The Cythara," &c. &c.
Extract from the Preface.
Here may be found Glees, Quartets, Trios and Songs, suited to every occasion. If merry, here are pieces that will add to merriment; if sad, harmonies that will soothe sadness. If longing for home fill the mind, the dear scenes that cluster there are painted in many a Bong. Requiems to the loved departed are also here. Indeed, almost every scene to which the chequered life of man is subject is here made the refrain of song. For the Sabbath eve,
"Softly fades the twilight ray
and when music is particularly acceptable, the old tunes our fathers sang may be found in Part III. Part II. is somewhat more elaborate, and adapted to Sacred Concerts. That the book may tend to make man happier and better is the sincere desire of the author.
THE AMERICAN VOCALIST.
A SELECTION OF TUNES, ANTIEMS, SENTENCES AND HYMNS,
IN THREE PARTS. BY REV. D. HI. MANSFIELD.
The publishers have received, unsolicited, the highest recommendations from gentlemen of musical education; and they respectfully call the attention of leaders of choirs and teachers of singing schools throughout New England, to this work, before purchasing their books for fall and winter schools. Nearly one hundred thousand copies have been sold since it was first published.
A NEW AND EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF SACRED MUSIC. Comprising PSALM AND HYMN TUNES, of every variety and metre, ANTHEMS, CHANTS, an ORATORIO, SET PIECES, ETC.
Br I. B. WOODBURY.
Author of the "Dulcimer," of which more than 140,000 copies have been sold.
Mr. Woodbury's long residence in Europe, and his intimate acquaintance with the music and musical people of every section of our country, their wants and predilections, have inparted to him advantages hardly vouchsafed to any other man. To these qualifications he brings the vigor and elasticity of early manhood, and, after years of untiring and energetic devotion to this one subject, he has produced a volume of Sacred Music, rich in melody, chaste and harmonious in composition, simple in arrangement, and thoroughly adapted to the wants of his own country.
W. J. R. & Co. have for sale all the Music Books published. Traders, Teachers, and others supplied at the lowest cash price.
COLBURN'S FIRST LESSONS. Intellectual Arithmetic, upon the Inductive Method of Instruction. BY WARREN COLBURN.
"Colburn's First Lessons, the only faultless school book that we have, has made a great change in the mode of teacliing Arithmetic, and is destined to make a still greater. It should be made the basis of instruction in this department."-From the School and Schoolmaster. "Warren Colburn's First Lessons has had many imitators, but no equals." Massachusetts Common School Journal for April, 1852.
From the "I have always considered Colburn's First Lessons in Arithmetic the most valuable school book that has made its appearance in this country. Constant use of it for more than twelve years has entirely confirmed my opinion. George B. Emerson.
"I have no hesitation in saying that this book is not only the best in this country, but, so far as my information extends, the best in the world."-Thomas Sherwin, Esq., of the Boston High School.
WORCESTER'S HISTORY. Elements of History, Ancient and Modern. By J. E. WORCESTER, LL.D. A new edition, brought down to the Present Time, and printed from entirely new stereotype plates. 438 pp.
Worcester's History has for many years occupied a high place among text books. The new edition, being printed from entirely new stereotype plates, is a great improvement upon former editions. Applicants for admission into the Freshman class at Harvard College are examined in this book.
The Philosophy of Natural History. By WM. SMELLIE. With an Introduction and Addition by Dr. John Ware, of Cambridge, Mass. 12mo, 360 pp.
Smellie's Philosophy is a valuable book for High Schools and Academies, and is used extensively in every part of the country.
NORTHEND'S BOOK KEEPING. The Common School Book Keeping; being a simple and practical system, by Single Entry. Designed for the use of Public Schools, and adapted to the wants of Mechanics, Farmers, and Retail Merchants; containing various forms of Notes, Receipts, Orders, Bills, and other useful matter; in two books, a Day-book and Ledger. By Charles Northend, author of "National Writing Book," "National Speaker," etc.
In preparing this system the author has endeavored to make a plain, practical, and economical work, suited to the wants of common schools and retail merchants in every department of business.
CUSHING'S MANUAL. Rules of Proceeding and Debate in Deliberative Assemblies. By LUTHER S. CUSHING, for twelve years Clerk of Massachusetts House of Representatives.
BENTLEY'S PICTORIAL PRIMER. For beginners. One of the most beautiful school books published.
Copies of all the above books will be sent to school committees, for examination, on ap plication.
MY UNCLE TOBY'S LIBRARY,
Br FRANCIS FORRESTER, Esq.,
Consists of TWELVE VOLUMES, elegantly bound, and Illustrated with upwards of SIXTY BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS.
1. Arthur Ellerslie, or The Brave Boy.
7. The Runaway, or Punishment of Pride.
8. Fretful Lillia, or The Girl who was com
pared to a Sting-nettle.
9. Minnie's Pic-nic, or a Day in the Woods.
12. Arthur's Triumph, or Goodness Re-
The books are so written that, while each number is a complete story in itself, there is, nevertheless, a connection between the whole series.
In addition to their own publications, W. J. R. & Co. are supplied with a large stock of School Books, Music Books, and Stationery, which they offer to purchasers at lowest prices.