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DEC. 1, 1869.

HOLIDAY Books

ISSUED BY

THE PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION,

No. 821 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia,

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“The Hungarian Reformed Church has dropped completely out of the reckoning of her sister churches, yet not one of them all (except perhaps the Vaudois), made a longer or a braver fight for the faith once delivered to the saints."

In this volume the tale of that contest is told. It will be new to its readers, and they will find it a tale of thrilling interest.

Rivers of Water in a Dry Place.

An account of the introduction of Christianity into South Africa, and of Mr. MOFFAT's

missionary labors. 16mo. 6 Íllustrations. Price, $1 oo.

Pomponia;

OR, THE GOSPEL IN CÆSAR'S HOUSEHOLD. By Mrs. WEBB, author of “Alypius of Tagaste.” 16mo. 12 Illustrations. Price $1 40.

Kardoo, the Hindoo Girl.

18mo. 3 Illustrations. Price 60 cents.
Martyrs and Sufferers for the Truth.
By William S. PLUMER, D.D. 18mo. 3 Illustrations. Price 55 cents.

DEC. 1, 1869

PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION_CONTINUED.

Alypius of Tagaste.
By Mrs. Webb, author of “Pomponia.” 16mo. 12 Illustrations. Price $1 25.

The Fountain Kloof;
OR, MISSIONARY LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA.

16mo. 12 Illustrations. Price $1 40.

The Manuscript Man.
By the author of “Golden Hills.” 16mo. 6 Illustrations. Price 85 cents.

Margaret Gordon;

OR, CAN I FORGIVE? By Mrs. S. A. Myers, author of “ Poor Nicholas,” “Gulf Stream,” “Railroad Boy,"

16mo. 4 Illustrations. Price $1 25.

etc. etc,

THE TWO LITTLE COUSINS.

GRACE HARLAND; By Zell. 2 Illustrations. Price 30 cts. or, Christ's Path to Happiness. 18mo. 3 Il

lustrations. Price 65 cts. THE WI W BASKET.

By Mrs. E. J. Wylie. 2 Illustrations. Price A LITTLE MORE, AND OTHER STO35 cts.

RIES. 18mo. 3 Illustrations. Price 60 cts. LUCY AT HOME.

TRUE RICHES. By Zell. 18mo. 2 Illustrations. Price 30 cts.

18mo. 3 Illustrations. Price 60 cts. TIM, THE COLLIER BOY.

TALKS WITH LITTLE EMILY. 18mo. 2 Illustrations. Price 40 cts.

By Zell. 18mo. 2 Illustrations. Price 30 cts. THE STRAW BONNET MAKER; or, The Ways of Usefulness. 18mo.

MRS. LATIMER'S MEETINGS.

3 Illustrations. Price 60 cts.

By Nellie Graham. 18mo. 2 Illustrations.

Price 30 cts. I HAVE, AND OH! HAD I;

or, Lessons in Contentment. 18mo. 2 Illus- LITTLE GIRLS' HABITS. trations. Price 45 cts.

By Zell. 18mo. 2 Illustrations. Price 30 cts. LOVE'S LABOUR;

THE CHILD OF THE ROCK. or, The Seed and its Blossom. By Abby From the German of Dr. Barth. 18mo. 2 Il. Eldredge. 18mo. 3 Illustrations. Price 60 lustrations. Price 55 cts.

SETMA, THE TURKISH GIRL. CORNELIA'S VISIT TO ROSEVILLE.

From the German of Dr. Barth. 18mo. 2 Il18mo. 3 Illustrations. Price 45 cts.

lustrations. Price 45 cts.

cts.

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Ten Books in Box. Price $3 oo.

DEC. 1. 1969.

12 Der Street, New York,

December, 1869.

SPECIAL NOTICE.

Messrs. VIRTUE & YORSTON

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WITH DESCRIPTIVE TEXT BY

Choice Stories from the Great Gems of Modern Art,
Novelists.

Engraved in Line by EMINENT Artists, With BiograPHICAL INTRODUCTIONS.

T. ADDISON RICHARDS, Numerous Original Illustrations by Sam Bough, Clark Corresponding Secretary of the National diademy of

Stanton, J. McWhirter, J. D. Brown, L. Huard, F. Design, and Professor of Art in the University Barnard, R. P. Leitch, Harrison Weir, etc. etc.

of the City of New York. This volume contains a series of Choice Ex This magnificent work, it is anticipated, will tracts from the best works of some of the most be one of the most elegant of its kind ever issued popular English Novelists ; extracts selected with from the press of this country, the highest style the view of illustrating the general character of of artistic and mechanical excellence having been their style, and presenting the reader with an engaged in its preparation. The illustrations, opportunity of comparing the present school of which will exceed seventy in number, consist of fiction with the past

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DEC. 1, 1869.

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