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BY JOSEPH GUY, JUN. AUTHOR OF THIS SPELLING BOOK, AND PURLISHED BY CRADOCK AND CO. 48, PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON.
GUY'S LEARNER'S POETIC TASK-BOOK; being a choice Selection of Pieces, chiefly from the Modern British Poets, suitable to be committed to memory by youth of both sexes in Schools and Families. Sold at the moderate price of 1s. bound and lettered. By JOSEPH Guy, Jun. of Magdalen Hall, Oxford.
“In this little book the pieces selected are quite appropriate to the object of the work. They are taken chiefly from English and American poets; but we recognise some names which do not rest upon poetry for their fame. Verses by Lord Brougham, Lord Morpeth, Mr. Gilfillan, Miss Landon, and others, are intermixed. A more simple, and yet more desirable little book for little learners, we have not seen, for it is a model of simplicity, a condensation of the sweetest thoughts and purest utterances of our great poetic geniuses.”-Critic, Oct, 1, 1849.
“This is a cheap, and promises to be a useful little manual in the hands of young persons, to whom it may be desired to allot the task of committing to memory scraps of poetry, containing a good moral or a pious thought. Besides selections from our great poets, it contains several well-chosen pieces from such writers as Mrs. Hemans, Miss Landon, Lord Brougham, Lord Morpeth, and several others of high literary repute "—Weekly Chronicle, Sept. 16, 1849.
JOSEPH GUY'S GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, written expressly for their use, illustrated with Six Maps on Steel and Two Wool Engravings, interspersed with Tutors' Questions and Exercises, and at the end of the book Twenty-three Lessons of Promiscuous Questions on the several Maps of the World. Price only 9d. bound and lettered, or 6d. in stiff cover.
* This little work has had the sanction and commendation of several eminent teachers, and is already in extensive use in Ladies' and Gentlemen's schools. Many thousand copies were sold on its first publication, and it is believed that the Queen patronises it in the Royal Nursery.
“A very appropriate publication for the instruction of young children in the important study of geography. The style in which it is written is lucid and wel adapted to the capacity of children of from six to ten years of age. It is illustrated by six maps.”—Alorning Herald, May 7, 1849.
GUY'S NEW EXERCISES IN ORTHOGRAPHY, containing Se. lections from the most admired Authors, in Prose and Verse. 15th Edition, with the addition of an Expositor, explaining the meaning and correcting the Orthograplı y of the words wrongly spelled in the work; with Rules for Spelling. 1s. bound.
GUY'S ENGLISH SCHOOL GRAMMAR. The 13th Edition, demy 18mo. 18. 6d. bound in red.
A Key to the Grammar and Exercises in Orthography, 28. bound. GUY'S NEW EXERCISES IN ENGLISH SYNTAX, intended to succeed those usually found in English Grammars, and furnish the Senior Scholars in Ladies' and Gentlemen's Schools with additional Rules and Examples, to complete their knowledge of Syntax. A New Edition, demy 18mo. price ls. bound. A KEY to the same, 1s. bound.
GUY'S OUTLINES TO WALKER'S THEMES AND ESSAYS. 4th Edition, inproved, price 1s. half-bound.
GUY'S NEW ARITHMETICAL PLAN; or, an Improved Method of teaching the first Four Rules of Arithmetic. To which a complete set of Arithmetical and numerous Miscellaneous Tables are added.
The Eighth Edition, royal 18mo. price ls. bound. A Key, price is.
“Mr. Guy has the faculty of making himself thoroughly understood; and this is a great object gained in teaching, as we find so many School Books entirely valueless from the fact of their not being intelligible to an ordinary youthful understanding Mr. Guy has also a pleasing style of composition; and appears to have studied the art of renderilig instruction as agreeable as possible. This is another characteristic of his productions, and is certainly a very material point in books devoted to education, and an excellence unattained by many, even of the most popular of our school literature."-Weekly Chronicle, Jan. 5, 1850.
R. Clay, Printer, Bread Street Hill.
STANDARD WORKS FOR SCHOOLS. LONDON: CRADOCK & CO. 48, PATERNOSTER Row.
TO THE HEADS OF SCHOOLS, TO FAMILIES, AND
PRIVATE TEACHERS. MR. JOSEPH GUY, JUN., of MAGDALEN HALL, OXFORD, Author of “The English School Grammar," “Syntactical Exercises,” &c., and jointly with his Father, JOSEPH GUY (late Professor of Geography in the Royal Military College,) the Author of “ The School Geography," “British Spelling Book,” &c. has lately published
Kayal Vicloria sotlling Book
PRICE ONE SHILLINC.
This is really a first book for Young Children. It is arranged upon a novel plan, and suited to the capacities of the dullest learners. It combines in its useful pages A PRIMER, SPELLING-BOOK, READER, adapted to modern improvements and suited to the growing intelligence of the age.
“ This small volume has much to recommend it to our special approval. The principles on which it is constructed are, in our judgment, the best and the most undeniable. It not only begins in the lowest steps of the ladder of education, but it dwells upon them, and does not hurry the learner, with crude emulation, to hasten upwards, till, by repetition, he has made himself sure and sure-footed on the earliest rounds." -Literary Gazette.
GUY'S LEARNER’S POETIC TASK BOOK, being a choice selection of Pieces, chiefly from the Modern British Poets, suitable to be committed to memory by youth of both sexes in Schools and Families. Price ls. bound and lettered.
“ A more simple and yet more desirable little book for little learners we have not seen, it is a model of simplicity, a condensation of the sweetest thoughts and purest utterances of our great poetic geniuses."-Critic.
JOSEPH GUY'S PREPARATORY ENGLISH GRAMMAR for very Young Children in Families and Infant Schools, in which, too often, its rudiments are neglected or indifferently taught. This little work removes every difficulty. Price 6d. cloth lettered.
By JOSEPH Gur, Jux., continued. GUY'S NEW EXERCISES IN ORTHOGRAPHY, containing Selections from the most admired Authors, in Prose and Verse ; with an Expositor, explaining the meaning and correcting the Orthography of the words wrongly spelled in the work; 15th Edition, to which the Rules or Spelling are affixd. 1s, bound.
Eighty thousand copies of this popular school-book have been called for, and the demand for it is still increasing. The present edition has received a thoronigh revision by the Author, and many valuable additions made to it.
GUY'S ENGLISH SCHOOL GRAMMAR, in which Practical Illustration is, in every step, blended with Theory, by Rules, Examples, and Exercises; adapted to the use of Schools and Private Teachers. The 13th Edition, with the Author's last corrections, 18mo, Is. Bd. bound in red. A Key to the Grammar and Exercises in Orthography, 28. bound.
GUY'S NEW EXERCISES IN ENGLISH SYNTAX, intended to succeed those usually found in English Grammars, and furnish the Senior Scholars in Ladies' and Gentlemen's Schools with additional Rules and Examples, to complete their knowledge of Syntax. A New Edition, demy 19mo, price 1s. bound. A Key to the same, 18. bound.
JOSEPH GUY'S GEOGRAPHY FOR CHILDREN, written expressly for their use, and as an Introduction to “GUY'S FIRST AND SCHOOL GEOGRAPHIES.” 18mo, Illustrated with Six Maps. Price 6d. or 9d. bound.
“A very appropriate publication for the instruction of young children in the important study of geography. The style in which it is written is lucid, and well adapted to the capacity of children of from six to ten years of age. It is illustrated by six maps."'-Morning Herald.
GUY'S OUTLINES TO WALKER'S THEMES AND ES. SAYS. 4th Edition, improved, price 1s. half-bound.
* This work will much assist early attempts at English composition-a desideratum of great importance in the enlarged views of modern instruction,
GUY'S NEW ARITHMETICAL PLAN; or, an Improved Method of teaching the first Four Rules of Arithmetic, simple and compound. To which a complete set of Arithmetical and numerous Miscellaneous Tables are added ; and also the English sovereigns from Egbert to Victoria, with the year they ascended the throne, and the time they reigned. The stá Edition, royal 18mo, price 18. half-bound. A Key to the same, ls.
* This novel improvement in the method of teaching the first four rules at once furnishes employment for any number of scholars, and enables them to do infinitely more than the utmost labour of a teacher could otherwise stimulate them to perform.
JOSEPH GUY'S IMPROVEMENT ON THE ETON LATIN GRAMMAR: To the usual Accidence of which Fresh Examples and Progressive Exercises are added, and the Syntax and Prosody are given in English. New and Cheaper Edition, 12mo. Price 25. cloth lettered.
“This Latin Grammar is altogether adapted to the wants of the million the late learner--the self-taught—and the child just commencing the rudi. ments of the Latin tongue. For Ladies Schools, where Latin is taught, a more suitable Grammar could not be recommended.”
DR. LONGLEY'S MAPS and TABLES of CHRONOLOGY, and Genealogy of the Sovereign Families of Europe. 410, price 8s. 6d.
*.* The Maps are coloured to exhibit the divisions of Europe at different periods from the Fall of the Roman Empire.
JOHN JONES'S TALES of EARLY ENGLISH HISTORY. By G. P. R. JAMES, Esq., Author of " The History of Edward the Black Prince, " " Richelieu," &c. In 2 vols., 18mo, with fine Vignette Titles from Harvey's drawings. Price ős., bound extra.
“ Wherever the “Tales of a Grandfather are read, they shou a portion of the juvenile library. Their contents are delightful historiettes, written down to youthful capacities."-Literary Gazette.
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The following by JOSEPH GUY, Sex. GUY'S NEW BRITISH EXPOSITOR, a Companion to his Spelling Book. Containing an Alphabetical Collection of all the words in use in the English Language; Divided, Accented, and the Meaning given according to the purest Definitions, &c. 13th Edition, price 1s. 6d. bound.
This is a great improvement on Carpenter's and all other Expositors. GUY'S NEW BRITISH SPELLING-BOOK, with New Cuts after Harvey's drawings. 90th Edition, 12mo, Is. 6d. bound. *.* The popularity of this Spelling Book is quite unprecedented. GUY'S NEW BRITISH PRIMER. 26th Edition, 6d. hf.-bd. GUY'S NEW BRITISH READER. 12th Ed. 12mo, 3s. 6d.rn.
This work contains the greatest body of easy reading to be found together in the English Language.
GUY'S FIRST ENGLISH GRAMMAR, 9d. sewed, ls, bd.
GUY'S FIRST ENGLISH EXERCISES IN PARSING, ORTHOGRAPHY, SYNTAX, and PUNCTUATION, 9d. sewed, 18. bound.
GUY'S ELEMENTS of ANCIENT, MODERN, and BRITISH HISTORY. With Tutor's Questions. New and Enlarged Editions. 12mo, price 3s. 64. each Volume, roan lettered.
These valuable School Histories have undergone a thorough revision, that on Ancient History by E. FARR, F.S.A., and to that volume is also given a large Map of the Ancient World, finely coloured.
GUY'S SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY. With Seven Maps. 21st Edition, Enlarged and thoroughly Corrected, royal 18mo, price 3s. bound in red. A Key to the Problems and Questions, new edition, price Is. 6d.
GUY'S FIRST GEOGRAPHY, with Tutor's Questions at the bottom of each page, Six Maps, new and enlarged Edition, price 1s. bound.
GUY'S SCHOOL ATLAS of MODERN GEOGRAPHY, 16 handsome 4to Maps, finely coloured, price 5s. half bound.
GUY'S SCHOOL ARITHMETIC. 23rd Edit. 12mo, 2s. bd.
À KEY to the above, with the Questions fully given. 6th Edition, 4s. 6d. bound and lettered.
GUY'S FIRST ARITHMETIC, in Script type, royal 8vo, useful as a Cyphering Book and an Arithmetic, Is. 3d. half-bd. A KEY, 3d.
GUY'S COMPLETE TREATISE of BOOKKEEPING, for Ladies' and Gentlemen's Schools. New Edit. Corrected, royal 18mo, 15. bound.
GUY'S SCHOOL CYPHERING BOOK. 11th Edition, on fine large 4to Post Writing Paper, 33. 60. half-bound. A KEY, 6d.
*** The above Works on Geography and Arithmetic have long held a high rank in all the first Schools in the Empire.
GUY'S PARENT'S FIRST QUESTION BOOK; or Mother's Catechism of Useful Knowledge, with Cuts. New Edition, with Vignette Frontispiece, price 9d. sewed, Is. bound.
GUY'S SCHOOL QUESTION BOOK on ANCIENT and MODERN HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY, ASTRONOMY, and all Miscellaneous Subjects. With a Frontispiece Chart of History. 9th Edition, 12mo Price 4s. 6d. roan lettered.
GUY'S CHART of HISTORY, on a Sheet. 6th Edition, Enlarged and thoroughly Corrected. Price 4s. On roller, or as a book, 8s.
GUY'S ELEMENTS of ASTRONOMY. 18 Plates, 6th Edition, Corrected Throughout, by EDWARD RIDDLE, Esq., Master of the Royal Naval School, Greenwich. Royal 18mo, 5s. bound in roan.
GUY'S POCKET CYCLOPÆDIA of useful KNOWLEDGE; in a thick volume 12mo, 11th Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Price 108. od. cloth lettered.
A NEW SCHOOL DICTIONARY. CHAMBERLAIN'S YOUNG SCHOLAR’S NEW ENGLISH DICTIONARY, containing every word in common use, fully explained and accented, with the mute letters printed in italics; to which are added, Eaplanations of Marks and Abbreviations; Observations on the Spelling and Meaning of words; Short Rules for Pronunciation; Spelling Lessons in One, Two, and Three Syllables ; Useful Tables of Classed Words, &c. The whole constructed on a new and improved plan. By ELIZA CHAMBERLAIN. In 12mo, price 2s. Bd. bound and lettered.
A NEW SCHOOL REGISTER OF STUDIES AND CONDUCT.
FERGUSON'S UNIVERSAL SCHOLASTIC RECORD; or, Register of Studies and Conduct. Printed on fine post writing paper, and vignette title. Arranged for Six Months, Price 6d.; or for Three Months, Price 3d.
** This little manual is the result of a most careful and practical examination of the plans pursued in England, Scotland, France, and America; its utility is unquestioned, and the great facility with which it can be adopted has already gained it an introduction into many of the most respectable establishments of the empire.
A NEW SCHOOL READER. BENTLEY'S BRITISH CLASS-BOOK ; or, Exercises in Reading and Elocution, selected almost entirely from the Works of Modern Authors, in Prose_and Verse, and designed for the Use of Schools and Families. By the Rev. HUGH BENTLEY. Second Edition. In a handsome 12mo volume, price 4s. 6d., roan lettered.
“Mr. Bentley has made the selections with an excellent discrimination and fine taste; and we have no doubt the book will take a station in the first class of works designed for tuition.-Britannia.
SUPERIOR SCHOOL ATLASES. GUY'S SCHOOL ATLAS of MODERN GEOGRAPHY, in 16 handsome Maps, Royal 4to, coloured. Price only 5s. bound.
* In this exceedingly cheap and accurate Atlas are excellent Maps of the World, the Quarters, in five Maps, England and Wales, Ireland, Germany and Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Spain and Portugal, Italy, and the United States of America.
RUSSELL'S GENERAL ATLAS OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY; containing twenty-five 4to Maps, with a consulting Index. By J. C. RUSSELL, Geographer. Royal 8vo, 10s. half bound; or coloured, price 12s.
RUSSELL'S ATLAS of ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY. Containing Twenty 4to Maps, and Seven Plans of Ancient Cities. To which is added, a copious Index with the words accented, and references to the Map on which each is to be found; the whole beautifuliy engraved. By J. C. RUSSELL, Geographer. Royal 8vo, price 10s. half bound; or coloured, price 12s.
RUSSELL'S ATLAS of ANCIENT and MODERN GEOGRAPHY COMBINED. Containing Twenty-two Ancient, and Twenty-five Modern Maps. Royal 4to, with Consulting Indexes, and the Plates finely coloured, price only 11. 4s. half bound.
OSTELL'S NEW GENERAL ATLAS, Thirty Royal 4to Maps, from the latest and best authorities, including Maps of Judæa, Ancient Greece, and the Roman Empire. Corrected to the present time. With & Consulting Index. Royal 4to, price 14s. half bound; or coloured outlines, 188.; and with the Maps full-coloured, price 21s.
The perfect accuracy and beauty of the above Atlases, the great attention constantly paid to the introduction of all new discoveries, and the superior adaptation of the Maps for the purposes of teaching, have long secured them a place in all respectable Schools.