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DEC. 1. 1869.

LADY GERALDINE. .

BY MRS. ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING. With over thirty illustrations, many of them full-page, drawn by W. J. HENNESSY and engraved by W. J. LINTON. One volume, small 4to., uniform

with “Cotter's Saturday Night," "Songs of Life," &c.
Oloth, full gilt,

$5 00
Turkey,
antique or extra,

9 00 This poem is universally recognized, by the admirers of Mrs. Browning, as one of the most exquisite of her productions. It tells a story which appeals to all hearts; and the poem is characterized by a degree of picturesqueness and power, combined with a depth of feeling and pathetic tenderness which preëminently adapt it for illustration. Mr. Hennessy has caught and reproduced the spirit of the poem with the genius of a true artist, and Mr. Linton's work upon the volume is as effective as any he has ever executed.

For Specimen Illustration of LADY GERALDINE, see preceding page.

SONGS OF LIFE.

SELECTED FROM MANY SOURCES.

DRAWN BY

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With numerous new illustrations by HENNESSY, HERRICK, GRISWOLD, FENN, and BENSELL, and six fac-simile autographs. One volume, small 4to., uniform

with "Lady Geraldine," &c. Cloth, full gilt,

$5 00 Turkey, antique or extra

9 00 “SONGS OF LIFE” is the first of four parts in which it is proposed to reissue Folk Songs It contains over thirty illustrations, nearly half of them entirely new, and expressly engraved for this volume from designs by HENNESSY, FENN, GriswOLD, HERRICK, and BENSELL. DARLEY, HOPPIN, EYTINGE, Ward, and other leading American Draughtsmen are also represented in the volume. The following is a list of illustrations : SUBJECT.

SUBJECT. Bugle Song.

Fenn. As I Sat, with his Head 'twixt my Incident of the French Camp, H. W. (errick. Knees, on the Ground..... Meffert. The Bridge of Sighs. Eytinge. Initial Letter.....

Heine. The Last Leaf..... Hennessy. Tail Piece...

..Heine The Age of Wisdom.. .Eytinge. Little and Great.

Bensell “My Coachman in the Moonlight

Gulf Weed......

Parsons. there.".

. McLenan. The Crooked Footpath.......C. C. Griswold " The Galley Slave of Dreary

The King of Denmark's Ride. Bensell Forms."...... . McLenan. The Singers..

Macdonough. The Merry Chasseur. H. W. Herrick. Tibbie ...

Ehninger. The Song of the Shirt..

,Hoppin. The Sabbath Morning.. C. C. Griswold The Charge of the Light Brigade. ...Meffert. The Emigrants.....

Ward “ Then the Bare-headed Colonel.”...Darley. Song .

Herrick The Drummer...

.Darley. “Silent, upon a Peak in Darien.”. Chapnian. The Forging of the Anchor... .Fenn. Calm is the Night...... E. J. Whitnes “Good Speed! cried the Watch.”.... Heine. | The Jolly Old Pedagogue. Henneur.

For Specimen Illustration from SONGS OF LIFE, see next page.

These works may be procured of all Booksellers, or they will be sent, post-paid, to any address, upon receipt of the price by the Publishers. CHARLES SCRIBNER & CO.,

654 BROADWAY, NEW YORK

DEC. 1, 1869.

SONGS OF LIFE.

SELECTED FROM MANY SOURCES.

With numerous new illustrations by HENNESSY, HERRICK, GRISWOLD, FENN, and BENSELL.

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This work may be procured of all booksellers, or it will be sent, post-paid, to any address upon receipt of the price by the publishers. CHARLES SCRIBNER & CO.,

654 BROADWAY, New York.

DEC. 1, 1869.

“ IT MAY BE SAID TO TEACH NATURAL HISTORY THROUGH THE BIBLE, AND TO EXPLAIN THE

BIBLE THROUGH NATURAL HISTORY.London Gazette.

BIBLE ANIMALS:

Being a Description of every Living Creature mentioned in

the Scriptures, from the Ape to the Coral.

By the Rev. J. G. WOOD, M.A., F.L.S., &c.,
Author of “HOMES WITHOUT HANDS," “COMMON OBJECTS OF THE SEA-SHORE AND COUNTRY," &c.

With ico new designs by W. F. KEYI, T. W. Wood, and E. A. Smith.

Engraved by G. PEARSON.

One vol. 8vo., half morocco, $8.00; full morocco, $12.00; cloth, $5.00.

This beautiful volume is one of the most attractive aids to the study of the Bible ever published. Its author, who occupies the foremost place among living writers upon Natural History, has taken up, in its proper succession, every creature whose name is given in the Scriptures, and supplies so much of its history as will enable the reader to understand all the passages in which it is mentioned. A general account of each animal is first given, embracing its habits, peuliarities, mode of life, and, where it is sought as game, the manner in which it is caught; and these particulars are followed by special explanations (whenever required) of those texts in which pointed reference is made to it, but of which the full force cannot be gathered without a knowledge of Natural History. The illustrations, which are numerous, are from designs by the best English artists, and are executed in the finest style of wood engraving. They are, moreover, all taken from the living animals, while the accessory details have been obtained either from the Egyptian or Assyrian monuments, from actual specimens, or from the photographs and drawings of the latest travellers. They have also been selected and arranged so that each illustration explains one or more passages of Scripture. While the work is one of the most entertaining and profitable that can be placed in the hands of the young, it cannot fail to possess the greatest interest and value to the Natural Historian, and to the Biblical Student of mature years.

FOR SPECIMEN ILLUSTRATION OF BIBLE ANIMALS SEE NEXT PAGE.

NOTICES OF THE ENGLISH PRESS. “No writer of our own day—nor of any previous time, so far as our recollection serves—has done so much to popularize Natural History as the author of Homes without Hands.' Mr. Wood has the happy faculty of rendering his subject so attractive by his own method of dealing with it, and also by the aid he receives from the pencils of competent artists, that his books force themselves as a consequence into public notice, not alone as scientific treatises, but also as entertaining and instructive reading."-London Art Journal.

“ He gives his readers the latest results of the inquiries of travellers as well as of naturalists and linguists, and to those who have not been accustomed to seek the guidance of such an interpreter as Mr. Wood, it will be wonderful how much additional interest is given to the Scriptures by reading them with such a commentary.”-English Independent.

" It is an excellent family book, and will be in constant requisition amongst Bible readers of all ages."- The London Student,

This work may be procured of all Booksellers, or will be sent, post-paid, upon receipt of the price by the publishers.

CHARLES SCRIBNER & CO.,

654 Broadway, New York.

DEC. 1, 1869.

BIBLE ANIMALS. For prices, styles of binding, and description of this work, see preceding page.

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Tkus work may be procured of all booksellers, or it will be sent post-paia to any address upon receipt of the price by the publishers.

CHARLES SCRIBNER & CO., 654 Broadway, New York.

DEC. 1, 1869.

"A Splendid and Magnificent Work of Art.”—AMEDEE GUILLEMIN.

THE UNIVERSE: ;

Or, the Infinitely Great and the Infinitely Little.

By F. A. POUCHET, M.D. Translated from the French.

Illustrated by 343 engravings on wood, and four colored plates, from drawings by A. FAGUET, MESNEL,

Emil BAYARD, and J. STEWART. One vol. large 8vo., rich cloth, gilt top.

Half calf extra, $15. Half morocco, or half russia, gilt top, $16. Turkey morocco extra,

or full calf, $20. Cloth, gilt top, $12.

The "UNIVERSE” is one of the most profusely and superbly illustrated works on Natural History ever produced. A volume of about eight hundred pages, it contains nearly 350 engravings, a large proportion full page ; those which represent objects in nature having been drawn with the most conscientious and painstaking accuracy, while those which are based upon subjects which give any scope to the imagination, display that fertility of invention and skill which seems unattainable save by French artists. The engravings display the perfection of wood engraving, and in all its mechanical details the volume is exceedingly handsome. The letter-press, which has been translated from the French of one of the most famous of living scientists, is written in a familiar and attractive style. The work, as the author says, “is not a Scientific Treatise, it is a simple Elementary Study, made with the purpose of bringing the reader to seek 'in other works’ more extended and thorough knowledge." Beginning with the Animal Kingdom, the Invisible World, the Ocean Architects, Insects, Bird Architecture, &c., &c., are discussed ; and under the Vegetable Kingdom very many curious facts regarding the Anatomy and Physiology of Plants, Seed and its Germination, &c., are stated. In the fourth section, which treats of Geology, a familiar account of the Formation of the Globe is given, and this is followed by brief discussions upon Fossils, Mountains, Volcanoes and Earthquakes, and other natural phenomena; while in the concluding section there is a rapid survey of the Starry Universe. The volume is at once comprehensive in the range of the subjects discussed, and thoroughly accurate in the treatment of them, making it, in connection with the mechanical perfection of its finish, one of the most attractive and valuable works of its class ever published.

FOR SPECIMEN ILLUSTRATION OF THE UNIVERSE, SEE NEXT PAGE.

NOTICES OF THE FRENCH PRESS. “THE UNIVERSE is an excellent work, and one which from its brilliant execution is destined long to pass from hand to hand, to live in the esteem of the studious and the learned, and to be cherished at the same time by those who do not belong to the ranks of science, but who are not repelled by a recreation agreeable, if somewhat serious.”—Comptes Rendus de l'Exposition Universelle, 1867.

“ With what grace and tenderness are the pages written in which M. POUCHET sets before us the life, the manners, and the customs of birds!. M. MICHELET's work is not more charming; and families of joyous singers that shelter their loves in nests so cunningly and elegantly hidden amid leaves and flowers, have once more awoke an inspiration, grave or gay as the subject demands.”—M. OCTAVE LAROIX, in the Comptes Rendus de l'Exposition de 1867.

"Under the pen of the learned naturalist, science is stripped of its dryness, and clothed in the mantle of poetry.”—LE Bon, in Le Courrier National.

“ It reads like a romance of the Thousand and One Nights of nature.”—La Presse (Paris).

This work may be procured of all booksellers, or it will be sent, post-paid, upon receipt of the price by the publishers.

CHARLES SCRIBNER & CO.,

654 Broadway, New York.

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