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BROWN & TAGGARD,
W. J. REYNOLDS & CO., No. 29 Cornhill, Boston.
In this series of narratives we offer to the readers of the Rollo Books a continuation of the history of our little hero, by giving them an account of the adventures which such a by may be expected to meet with in making a tour of Europe. The books are intended to te books of instruction rather than of mere amusement; and, in perusing them, the reader may feel assured that all the information which they contain, not only in respect to the countrie visited, but to the customs, usages, and modes of life that are described, and also in regard to the general character of the incidents and adventures that the young travellers me.: with, is in most strict accordance with fact. The main design of the narratives is, thus, the communication of useful knowledge; and everything which they contain, except what is strictly personal, in relation to the actors in the story, may be depended upon as exactly and 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 new series of "Rollo Books."-Hartford Christian Secretary.
Mr. Abbott has a singularly successful faculty of conveying instruction with entertainment, and of interesting all classes of readers, but more particularly the young. All will say 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 are beautifully printed, and illustrated with fine engravings. - New Haven Palladium. There is no wonder that the "Rollo Books" are so extremely popular, for we doubt if many of us "children of a larger growth" can escape their fascination. -Salem Observer. A careful perusal of the volume under notice (Switzerland) will give the young reader not only as good a geographical knowledge of the country it describes as would be obtained at a term at school, but will acquaint him with the habits, manners, and characteristics of the people of Switzerland. - American Citizen.
No living man is his equal in story-telling for the young, and the book will find its way into thousands of homes. Hartford Republican.
They contain a great deal of useful information, conveyed in a most pleasing and interesting manner. - Boston Post.
Written by one who has made the tour through which he carries his young hero, and who, from long experience, knows how to please and instruct his young readers, these volumes possess just the qualities to attract those for whom they are intended. Norfolk Co. Journal. The author has admirably combined the pleasing with the instructive, so that while the youthful reader is charmed by the narrative, he also gains valuable information with regard to those far-off places famed in story and song. - Boston Olive Branch.
A correspondent of the New York National Magazine says:-"The volumes ar Deautifully illustrated, and written in the charming and instructive style of the author. We saw one of our New England governors, lately returned from a European tour, quite ab sorbed in the volume upon Paris, while travelling in a railway car, a short time since."
MUSIC FOR THE
IN THREE PARTS.
Part I.-Comprising the largest number of choice Glees, Quartets, Trios, Songs,
Part III.- 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 song. 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, when
"Softly fades the twilight ray
Of the holy Sabbath day,
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 book may tend to make man happier and better is the sincere desire of the author.
THE AMERICAN VOCALIST.
A SELECTION OF TUNES, ANTHEMS, SENTENCES AND HYMNS,
IN THREE PARTS. BY REV. D. H. 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.
BY 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 imparted 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 energeuc 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.
B. & T. 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 teaching 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."- From the Massachusetts Common School Journal for April, 1852.
"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.
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 Bos ton 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. most beautiful school books published.
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BY FRANCIS FORRESTER, ES,
One of the
tion, on ap
Consists of TWELVE VOLUMES, elegantly bound, and Ill strated with upwards of SIXTY BEAUTIFUL ENG .AVINGS.
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NOTICES OF A NEW WORK ON PARLIAMENTARY RULES,
BY LUTHER S. CUSHING,
TWELVE YEARS CLERK OF THE MASSACHUSETTS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
From S. H. Walley, late Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. I have taken great pleasure in examining the pages of this work, and do not hesitate to express most fully my approbation of its plan and execution. On two or three questions of minor importance, I might come to different conclusions from the author; but, inasmuch as he has devoted much time to a careful research into the subject of parliamentary rules and practice, I am free to admit, that I should feel great distrust in any opinions which I have held, even on these questions, where they differ from those expressed by Judge Cushing, without very careful reexamination and study.
This Manual is much needed. There is no work, in this country, which is adapted near as well, in my judgment, to assist those who are called upon to preside in public assemblies, to discharge their duties acceptably and profitably to the community.
I sincerely hope and believe that this publication will receive the countenance and approbation to which it seems to me so justly entitled.
From the Law Reporter, Edited by Peleg W. Chandler, Esq.
Hon. Luther S. Cushing has prepared for the press a new Manual of Parliamentary Practice. Having examined the manuscript of this work with considerable care, we take occasion to say, that it will be a valuable accession to the libraries of those who are called upon to preside in deliberative assemblies; and we believe the necessity of such a work as this has been very generally felt in our country, where almost every citizen is occasionally called upon to exercise the duties of a presiding officer. The work is founded upon the well-established rules and customs of the British Parliament, and Mr. Cushing divests himself of all local usages prevailing in different parts of this country; maintaining in the outset, that no assembly can ever be subject to any other rules than those which are of general application, or which it specially adopts for its own government; and denying explicitly that the rules adopted and practised upon by a legislative assembly thereby acquire the character of general laws.
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Nos. 25 & 29 CORNHILL, BOSTON.
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COLBURN'S FIRST LESSONS.-NEW EDITION.
BY WARREN COLBURN, A. M.
INTRODUCTION TO WRITTEN ARITHMETIC,
"Colburn's 'First Lessons,' the only faultless school-book that we have,
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