« PreviousContinue »
SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO.'S NEW BOOKS. Ꮮ,
FOURTH EDITION NOW READY AT ALL THE LIBRARIES.
THE STRANGE ADVENTURES
OF A HOUSE-BOAT.
By WILLIAM BLACK.
3 vols. crown 8vo. 'It is pleasantly told, with a plentiful seasoning of descriptions of scenery. ... A wholesome, fragrant book.'
SATURDAY REVIEW. There is a great deal that is very pleasant and even charming in “ The Strange Adventures of a House-Boat.” Mr. Black's style is as good as ever, and in welcome contrast to the shambling periods of many of his contemporaries.'
ATHEN ECM. 'Those in search of a good novel, full of pleasant pictures of men, women, and things, may be safely referred to Mr. William Black's three volumes,' - DAILY TELEGRAPH.
• It is doubtful whether to any of Mr. Black's novels there can be so justly applied the epithet“ delightful" as to his “Strange Adventures of a House-Boat." -MOINING Post.
NOW READY, SECOND EDITION. THE PIONEERS OF THE ALPS. A Collection of Por
traits of the Leading Guides of the Oberland, of the Valais, of Savoy, and of Piedmont. By C. D. CUNNINGHAM and Captain ABNEY, C.B., R.E., F.R.S. In 1 imperial 8vo. vol.
cloth extra, price ONE GUINEA. CONTENTS.-I. GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF MOUNTAINEERING, 1. Period 1387-1717. 2. Period 1788-1854. 3. Period 1855-1865. 4. Period 1866-1885. Alpine Accidents. Mountaineering without Guides. Mountaineering in Winter. Ice- Axe and Rope. Guidecraft. II. THE TRAINING OF MOUNTAINEERS. III. THE PORTRAITS. IV. GUIDES OF THE PRESENT DAY. V. IN MEMORIAM.'
*Captain Abney may be cordially congratulated on having succeeded in a by no means easy task. ... The portraits as a rule are both excellent as likenesses and admirable as photographs.'-- ATHENECM.
Mr. Cunningham has done well in bringing together a series of lives of the great guides of the Alps, written as far as possible each by the amateur in whose company the guide most frequently worked. . . . The time is propitious for the appearance of such a work. ... The volume in question would be but half noticed if one omitted to mention tbe remarkably fine series of portraits and other illustrations with which it is embellished.'-ACADEMY. INCWADI YAMI; or, Twenty Years' Personal Experience in
South Africa. By J. W. MATTHEWS, M.D., late Vice-President of the Legislative Council
of South Africa. Royal 8vo. with numerous Illustrations, cloth, 14s. It is a mine of information concerning its author's own province of West Griqualand, and its high tone on all moral questions raises it considerably above the average level of printed colonial experiences.'--ATHEN.EUM. CHEAP EDITION OF JULES VERNE'S KÉRABAN
THE INFLEXIBLE. In 2 vols., Illustrated, crown 8vo. paper boards, 18. per vol.; or, in
PART I. THE CAPTAIN OF THE GUIDARA.
SECOND EDITION, NOW READY.
LOW'S POCKET ENCYCLOPÆDIA :
Containing 1,206 columns, upwards of 25,000 References, and numerous Plates. Specialists in various departments of learning have assisted the Author.
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. * An enormous mass of information.'—SATURDAY REVIEW,
Very correct and trustworthy. '--STANDARD.
DAILY CHRONICLE. "Undoubteilly contains much more information than was ever before crowded into a single velume of anything like the same dimensions. A judicious use of signs and contractions enables historical, biographical, and scientific facts to be very briefly and yet thoroughly recorded.'—LLOYD'S,
* It is the handiest book of reference ever offered to the public.'-COURT CIRCULAR
*This diminutive dictionary will provide the inquirer with brief answers to the innumerable questions arising amid the affairs of ordinary life.'--PUBLIC OPINION,
* Explains almost every known subject or object, scientific or otherwise.' EUROPEAN MAIL. A veritable multum in parvo....
Its store of facts is wonderfully graphic and extensive. Its information is well up to date.'-LEEDS MERCURY.
A wonderful little Encyclopædia. . . . A perfect marvel of condensation and arrangement. It is not enough to say that we know of nothing to surpass this miniature Encyclopædia--we know of nothing which approaches it.'
GLASGOW HERALD. London: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, SEARLE & RIVING TON, LIMITED,
St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C.
NEW COPYRIGHT WORK
E, P, ROE,
Ready in a few days. Handsomely printed on good paper and very attractively a
bound in cloth, PRICE TWO SHILLINGS.
Rev. E. P. ROE'S
MISS LOU .
The late E. P. ROE concluded arrangements with Messrs. WARD, LOCK & CO. a few weeks before his death for the publication of the above Story, which he considered the best of all his Novels. The Trade are requested to place their orders at once, as a very large sale is expected.
Other Works by Mr. E. P. ROE are : Opening of a Chestnut Burr. Near to Nature's Heart.
a A Face Illumined.
From Jest to Earnest. Barriers Burned Away. His Sombre Rivals. What Can She Do?
An Original Belle. A Day of Fate.
He Fell in Love with his Wife. Without a Home.
| The Earth Trembled. AKnight of the 19th Century.' Driven Back to Eden.
London : WARD, LOCK & CO., Salisbury Square, E.C.
W. H. ALLEN & CO.'S LIST.
NEW WORK BY SIR RICHARD TEMPLE, Bart., M.P. With 32 Coloured Plates, reproduced by Chromo-lithography from the Author's Original Paintings
on the Spot, and 4 Maps. Imperial 8vo. 318. 6d.
By SIR RICHARD TEMPLE, Bart., M.P., G.C.S.I., C.I.E., D.C.L. (Oxon.),
Author of . Journals kept in Hyderabad, Kashmir, Sikkim, and Nepaul' &c. The PLATEs include--Cana of Galilee, Joppa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Gethsemane, Bethany, Bethlehem,
Jacob's Well, Mount of Beatitudes, Nazareth, Storm on the Lake of Gennesareth, &c. &c. The GUARDIAN says:— Every picture is a study in itself; and the study is much helped by Sir R. Temple's description ; for he paints with words as cleverly as with pencil...... He has produced a very delightful book, and one that will set the Holy Land in quite a new aspect to many readers.'
A HISTORY OF THE INDIAN MUTINY. By T. R. E. HOLMES. A New and Cheaper Edition. Crown 8vo. 7s. 6d.
A NEW and CHEAPER EDITION of THE DECISIVE BATTLES OF INDIA FROM 1746-1849 (INCLUSIVE). By
Colonel G. B. MALLE-ON, 0.8.1., Author of The History of the French in India.' With a Portrait of the Author, a Map, and 3 Plans. Crown 8vo. 78. 6d.
Now ready. SECOND SERIES. SKETCHES OF SOME DISTINGUISHED ANGLO-INDIANS. By Colonel W. F. B. LAURIE, Retired, Royal (Madras) Artillery. With Portrait of Colonel G. B. Malleson, C.S.I. Cr. 8vo. 6s.
Now ready, price 2s. LONDON IN 1888. Illustrated by Eighteen Bird's-eye Views of the Principal
Streets, also by a Map showing its Chief Suburbs and Environs. Originally compiled by HERBERT FRY, Editor of • The Royal Guide to the London Charities,' 'Handbook to Normandy,' . The Roail to Paris,' &c. &c. Eighth Year
of Issue, Revised and Enlarged. MILITARY MOSAICS: a Set of Tales and Sketches of Soldierly Themes.
JOHN AUGUSTUS O'SHEA, Author of 'Leaves from the Life of a Special Correspondent.' Crown 8vo. 58. WELLINGTON; or, the Public and Private Life of Arthur, First Duke of
Wellington, as told by himself, his Comrades, and his intimate Friends. By G. LATHOM BROWNE, Author of Narratives of State Trials in the Nineteenth Century,'' The Life of the Duke of Wellington (1853),' &c. Crown
WHERE TO TAKE A HOLIDAY: Health Resorts, Home and Foreign. The
Holiday Number of the LONDON MEDICAL RECORDER for 1888. With Ilustrations. Pro, sewed, 1s. TO GIBRALTAR AND BACK IN AN EIGHTEEN TONNER. By ONE OF THE
CREW. With Chart, Illustrations from Sketches by BARLOW MOORE, and Photographs. Crown 8vo. 6s. HANDBOOK OF THE ITALIAN SCHOOLS IN THE DRESDEN GALLERY.
By C. J. Ff. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d.
BOOKS OF TRAVEL. ORIENT AND OCCIDENT: a Journey East from Lahore to Liverpool. By
Major-Gen. R. C. W. REVELEY MITFORD, Author of 'To Caubul with the Cavalry Brigade. With Illustrations
from Sketches by the Author. Crown 8vo. 83. 6d. EIGHTEEN HUNDRED MILES ON A BURMESE TAT THROUGH BURMAH,
SIAM, AND THE EASTERN SHAN STATES. By an ordinary British Subaltern, to wit, Lieut. G. J. YOUNGHUSBAND, Queen's Owu Corps of Guides, With Illustrations. Crown Svo. 58.
EMINENT WOMEN SERIES.-EDITED BY JOHN H. INGRAM,
New Volume. HANNAH MORE. By CHARLOTTE M. YONGE.
It is almost needless to say that Miss Yonge has made excellent use of the simple and interesting materials at her command, and that she has produced a sympathetic and discriminating monograph on Hannah More.'
SCOTS MAGAZINE. This day is published, royal 4to. £3.38.; Coloured, £6. 6s. With Sixty-eight Full-page Illustrations. THE ORDERS OF CHIVALRY. From the Original Statutes of the Various Orders
of Knighthood and other Sources of Information. By Major J. M. LAURENCE-ARCHER, formerly 60th King's Royal
London: W. H. ALLEN & CO., 13 Waterloo Place, S.W.
Messrs. CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED, beg to state that the Rough and Commercial Editions of these Unrivalled Publications will be Ready early in September, and the Office and Pocket editions in October.
Special Notice is directed to the New and Recently Produced varieties, of which Full Particulars of Prices, &c., will be found in the Order Forms to be had on Application to
CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED, Ludgate Hill, LONDON, E.C.
PARIS, NEW YORK, and MELBOURNE.
COMPLETION of the ENCYCLOPÆDIC DICTIONARY.
Messrs. CASSELL & COMPANY have the
in the School of Political Sciences, Paris. Specially written for English
W. T. STEAD.
cloth, 108. 60.
The Encyclopædic Dictionary
A NEW AND EXHAUSTIVE WORK OF REFERENCE TO
ALL THE WORDS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE,
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. THE BLACK ARROW: a Tale of the Two Roses. By ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. Crown 8vo. cloth, 58.
of Dead Man's Rock, Crown 8vo. cloth, 58.
Complete in 14 Dirisional Volumes, 5,000 pages, beuna in cloth, 10s. 6d, each ;
or Seren Volumes handsomely bound in half.morocco, 21s. cach,
ROBERT WILSON. FRANK BARRETT.
ROBERT WILSON, With several hundred Illustrations, repre- ing Curinus Aventures in Strange Paris, and Happy Deliver- by OSCAR WILDE. Ilustrnted throughout with high-class
An entirely New Work on Cookery.
The cheapest and
best book yet publisited, containing 381 pages, crown 8vo, limp el root
cloth, ls. Manue of Flowers. Pennel