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Rollo's TOUR IN EUROPE.
Ten voluines, 16mo, cloth. Being a new series of Rollo Books. By REV. JACOB ABBOTT. Beautifully illustrated. Rollo on the Atlantic - Rollo in Paris - Rollo in Switzeriand - Rollo on the Rhine - Rollo in London - Rollo in Scotland - Rollo in Geneva - Rollo in Holland - Rollo in Naples – Rollo in Rome. Price per vol. 50 cts. MY UNCLE TOBY'S LIBRARY.
By FRANCIS FORRESTER, Esq., consisting of twelve volumes, elegantly bound, and illustrated with upwards of SIXTY beautiful engravings. Each book is printed in large and splendid type, upon superior paper. Price per vol. 25 cts. THE SUMMER HOUSE STORIES.
By the author of“ Daisy,”. “ Violet,” &c. Elegantly illustrated by Billings. Six volumes. Price per vol. 63 cts.
This series is designed to sketch attractively and simply the wonders of reptile and insect existences, the changes of trees, rocks, rivers, clouds, and winds. This is done by a family of children writing letters, both playful and serious, which are addressed to all children
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OR, MUSIC FOR THE MILLION.
IN THREE PARTS. Part I. - Comprising the largest number of choice Glees, Quartets, Trios, Songs,
Opera Choruses, &c., ever before published in one Collection. Part II. - Consisting of Sacred Anthems, Choruses, Quartets, &c., for Select So
cieties and Concerts. 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 io merriment; is 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 ihe 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. That th: 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,
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God is worshipped and men are blessed. From the compositions of Billings, Holden, Maxim, Edson, Holyoke, Read, Kimball, Morgan, Wood, Swan, &c. &c., and eminent American authors now living, as well as from distingushed European composers. Embracing a greater variety of Music for Congregations, Societies, Singing Schools, and Choirs, than any other collection extant.
IN THREE PARTS. BY REV. D. II. 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.
THE CYTHARA: A NEW AND EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF SACRED MUSIC. Comprising PSALM AND HYAN 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 ihese 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.
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COLBURN'S FIRST LESSONS. Intellectual Arithmetic, upon the
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MY UNCLE TOBY'S LIBRARY,
BY FRANCIS FORRESTER, Esq.,
SIXTY BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS.
8. Fretful Lillia, or The Girl who was com2. Redbrook, or Who'll buy my Watercresses? pared to a sting-nettle. 3. Minnie Brown, or The Gentle Girl.
9. Minnie's Pic-nic, or a Day in the Woods. 4. Ralph Rntler, or The Mischief Maker.
10. Cousin Nelly, or The Pleasant Visit. 5. Arthur's Temptation, or The Lost Goblet. il. Minnie's Playroom, or how to Play Calis6. Aunt Amy, or How Minnie Brown Learned
thenics. to he a Sunbeam.
12. Arthur's Triumph, or Goodness 7. The Runaway, or Punishment of Pride.
varded. The books are so written that, while each number is a complete story in itself, there is, nevertheless, a connection between the whole series.
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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 reëxamination 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 8. 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 po 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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