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SAMPSON LOW, MABSTON Sr CO.'S LIST—continued.

NEW SERIES OF STANDARD BOOKS FOR BOYS.

FULLY ILLUSTRATED.

In very handsome cloth binding; crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.; gilt edges, 3s. 6d.

By G. MANVILLE FENN.
OFF TO THE WILDS: being the Ad-

ventures of Two Brothers.
* There Is plenty of adventure with every kind of wild
beasts, from elephants downwards, and the story moves
briskly on.'—Spectator.

THE SILVER CANON: a Tale of the
Western Plains.
'The book of all others to delight a boy at home for the
holidays.'—Academy.

By Col. Sib WILLIAM BUTLER, K.C.B.
BED CLOUD, THE SOLITARY

SIOUX : a Tale of the Great Prairie.

By HARRY COLLINGWOOD.
THE VOYAGE OF THE AURORA.
UNDER THE METEOR FLAG: the

Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolu-
tionary War.

'Infinitely more attractive than half the stories that are current at this time.'—Scotsman.

By W. H. G. KINGSTON.

'Always holds one of the highest places among the boys of this generation.'—Saturday Review.

'A pleasant companion and a kindly teacher.' -TImk.-.

DICK CHEVELEY, His Adventures and
Misadventures.
'In " Dick Cheveley" and the "Heir of Kilfinnan" Mr.
Kingston is quite in bis best vein.'—Times.

HEIR OF KILFINNAN : a Tale of the

Shore and Ocean.

SNOWSHOES AND CANOES: or,

The Adventures of a Fur-hunter in the Hudson's Bay
Territory.

THE TWO SUPERCARGOES; or,

Adventures iu Savage Africa. 'Mr. W. H. G. Kingston has utilised, with his usual skill, pome of the nmtertala which have recently been ■applied so plentifully by Cameron and Stanley.'

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WITH AXE AND RIFLE ON THE

WESTERN PRAIRIES; or, The Western Pioneers. 'The reader will And in this book that which pleases every boy.'—Scotsman.

CAPTAIN MUGFOED; or, Our Salt

and Fresh Water Tutors. * One of the best books of the kind.'

Illustrated Times.

By G. A. HENTY.

'A way of making history palatable to young people.'

Scotsman.

JACK ARCHER: a Tale of the Crimea.
With Plans of some of the Principal Battles.

THE CORNET OP HORSE : a Tale of

Marlborough's Wars.
'The innumerable adventures of the hero will be the
delight of boys.*- Saturday Review.

WINNING HIS SPURS: a Tale of the
Crusades.

By BODSSENARD.
THE CRUSOES OF GUIANA; or,

The White Tiger.

THE GOLD-SEEKERS. A Sequel to

the above.

By LOUIS ROUSSELET.
THE DRUMMER-BOY: a Story of the

Days of Washington.

THE KING OF THE TIGERS.

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THE SON OF THE CONSTABLE

OP FRANCE.

By LEON CAHUN.
THE BLUE BANNER; or, The Adven-

tures of a Mussulman, a Christian, and a Pagan in the
time of the Crusades and Mongol Conquest.
'A stirring story such as boys love to read.'

EXAMINER.

THE ADVENTURES OP CAPTAIN

MAGO. A Phoenician's Explorations round the Cape of Good Hope 1,000 years B.C 1 Graphic in the extreme.'—Monxrao Post.

By MRS. DODGE.

HANS BRINKER; or, The Silver Skates. 'A delightful gift-book, either for boys or girls.'

Literary World.

ADVENTURES IN NEW GUINEA.

The Narrative of Louis Tregance. 'Captain Lawson'B wonderful stories about New Guinea ore totally eclipsed by this narrative of a French sailor.'

Athkn^bum.

The earlier issues of this Series have met with most remarkable success, both in the United Kingdom and abroad, and have been patronised very largely for Prizes by the School Board for London, and by many important School Boards in the Provinces. The merit of the New Volumes justifies expectations of equal success for them.

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SAMPSON LOW, MABSTON §r CO.'S LIST—continued.

NEW SERIES OF BOOKS

By POPULAR WRITERS.

These Boohs by Miss Alcott, Mrs. Whitney, and others, are well adapted for Girls, for School Prizes, Sc.

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By MISS ALCOTT. ( Miss Aloott's stories are thoroughly healthy, full of racy fun and humour.'—Athen^um.

* Miss Alcott's are eminently bookB to be read in a family circle.'—Spectator.

LITTLE WOMEN AND LITTLE

WOMEN WEDDED. ■ That delightful story.'—Standard.

LITTLE MEN.

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Al'lIEN-BUM.

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WORK AND BEGINNING AGAIN:

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JIMMY'S CRUISE IN THE 'PINA

F0RE.'

By MRS. WHITNEY.

* Mrs. Whitney is not only a story-teller, she is a thinker. Her stories are valuable because, by their fine reflection and penetrative depth of insight, they clearly reveal all this to us without affectation or pretence.'

Nonconformist.

WE GIRLS.

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Literary Churchman.

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Like the 'Standard Books for Boys,' the earlier issues of this series created a very popular demand. Their reception has quite justified the high encomiums passed upon them by the Press generally. Altogether this series is one of the best possible selections from the various works of the distinguished Authors. It comprises books which the Saturday Review describes as

'perhaps

THE BEST OF THEIR KIND for the present generation.'

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Large post 8vo. boards, price 2a.

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OF THE

OPIUM WAR

BY

E. H. PARKER.

'The following story of the Opium War is, to all intents and purposes, a translation of the last two chapters of the Slung Wu-Ki, or "Military Operations of the Present Dynasty." The author is Wei-Yuan, a Chinese, who held, about forty years ago, the post of Department Magistrate at Kao-Yu, north of Yangchow; and Wei-Yuan's style has been followed in the translation. Dates have been altered so as to convey definite ideas of time to European readers, and in some cases the Cantonese or other popular pronunciation is given to the names of places and persons well known in the south. The paper illustrates the extraordinary faithfulness with which the Chinese endeavour to perfect their histories, and this seems to have always been a national characteristic. In the work of solving the riddles of ancient and media;val history, the Chinese records (if correctly translated) are likely to be found as faithful as any, though there may be mistakes.'—Pbeface.

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