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Morning Post.

JANET'S HOME. New Edition, Globe Svo. 2s. 6d.

CLEMENCY FRANKLYN. New Edition, Globe Svo, _ 2s. 6d.
^' Full of wisdom and goodness, simple, truthful, and artistic. . , //
is capital as a story; better still in its pure tone atid •wholesome
influence. " — Globe,

OLDBURY. New and Cheaper Edition, Crown Svo, 6^,

''This is a very powerfully written story.'''' — GLOBE, "This is a
really excellent novel." — Illustrated London News. "The
sketches of society in Oldbury are excellent. The pictures of child
life are full of truth." — Westminster Review.

A YORK AND A LANCASTER ROSE. Crown Svo. 6^.
" A very pleasant and thoroughly interesting book." — John Bull.



BELLES LETT RES.



Keary (E.) — the magic VALLEY ; or, PATIENT
ANTOINE. With Illustrations by E. V. B. Globe 8vo. gUt.
4J. 6iinds refreshed and in-
vigorated as much as their bodies would be by abundance of fresh
air and exercise."

STORIES FOR MY CHILDREN. With Illustrations. Sixth
Edition. Crown 8vo. 'i^s.

" The stories are charming, and full of life and fun." — Standard.
" The author has an imagination as fanciful as Grimm hif?iself,
while some of his stories are superior to anything that Hans Chris-
tian Andersen has written." — Nonconformist.

CRACKERS FOR CHRISTMAS. More Stories, With Illustra-
tions by Jellicoe and Elwes. Fifth Edition. Crown 8vo. 5^.
' ' A fascifiating little volume, which will make him friends in every
household in which there are children." — Daily News.
MOONSHINE: Fairy Tales. With Illustrations by W. Brunton.
Seventh Edition. Crown 8vo. cloth gilt. 5^-.
" A volume of fairy tales, written not only for ungrown children,
but for bigger, and if you are nearly worn out, or sick, or sorry,
you will find it good reading. " — GRAPHIC. ' ' The most charming
volume of fairy tales which we have roer read. . . . We cannot quit
this very pleasant book without a word of praise to its illustrator.
iMr. Brunton from first to last has done admirably." — Times.

TALES AT TEA-TIME. Fairy Stories. With Seven Illustra-
tions by W. Brunton. Fifth Edition. Crown'Svo. Cloth gilt, 5^.
" Capitally illustrated by W. Brunton. . . . In frolic and fancy they
are quite equal to his other books. The author knows how to write
fahy stories as they should be written. The whole book is full of
the most delightful drolleries." — Times.

QUEER FOLK, FAIRY STORIES, Illustrated by S. E,
Waller. Fourth Edition, Crown 8vo. Cloth gilt. 51.
^^ Decidedly the author's happiest effort. . . . One 0/ the best story
books of the year." — Hour.

Knatchbull-Hugessen (Louisa). — the HISTORY OF

PRINCE PERRYPETS. A Fairy Tale. By LouiSA Knatch-
bull-Hugessen. With Eight Illustrations by Weigand.
New Edition. Crown 4to. cloth gilt. 3^-. 6d.

^'A grand and excitifig fairy tale." — MoRNiNG PosT. "A delicious
piece of fairy wowj^wji'."— Illustrated London News.

Knox.— SONGS OF CONSOLATION, By IsA Craig Knox.

Extra fcap. 8vo. Cloth extra, gilt edges. 4^. dd.

" The verses are truly sweet ; thei-e is in them not only much genuine
poetic quality, but an ardent, flowing devotedncss, and a peculiar
skill in propounding theological tenets in the most graceful way,
which any divine might envy." — SCOTSMAN.



14 BELLES LETTRES.

Leading Cases done into English. By an Apprentice of

Lincoln's Inn. Third Edition. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

" The versifier of these ' Leading- Cases ' has been most successful.
He has sun-ounded his legal distinctions with a halo of mock
passion ivhich is in itself in the highest degree entertaining, especi-
ally 7vhen the style of the different modern poets is so admirably
hit off that the cloud of associations 7uhich hangs roujid one of
Mr. Siuinbzirni s, or Mr. Rossetti's, or Mr. Browning's, or Mr.
ClouglCs, or Air. Tennyson! s poems, is summoned up to set off
the mock tenderness or mock patriotism of the strain itself.'' —
Spectator.

Leland. — ^JOHNNYKIN and the goblins. By C, G,

Leland, Author of " Hans Breitmann's Ballads." With numerous

Illustrations by the Author. Crown 8vo. 6j.

"j^/r. Leland is rich in fantastic conception and full of rollicking

fun, and youngsters will amazingly enjoy his book." — BPvITISH

Quarterly Review.

Life and Times of Conrad the Squirrel, a Story

for Children. By the Author of "Wandering Willie," "Effie's
Friends," &c. With a Frontispiece by R. Farren. Second
Edition. Crown 8vo. 3^. 6d.
" Having commenced on the first page, we were compelled to go on to

the conclusion, and this 7ce predict 7vill be the case with every one

who opens the book." — Pall Mall Gazette.

Little Estella, and other FAIRY TALES FOR THE YOUNG.
l8mo. cloth extra. 2s. 6d.

" This is a fine story, and we thank heaven for not being too wise to
enjoy it. " — Daily News.

Lome. — Works by the Marquis of Lorne : —

GUIDO AND LITA : A TALE OF THE RIVIERA. A Poem.

Third Edition. Small 4to. cloth elegant, with Illustrations, "js. 6d.

' ' Lord Lorne has the gifts of expression as well as the feelings oj a

poet. " — -Times. ' ' A volume of graceful and harmonious verse." —

Standard. " We may congratulate the Alar qui s on something

more than a mere succes d'estime." — Graphic. '^Lucidity of

thought and gracejubtess of expression abound in this attractive

poem." — Morning Post.

THE BOOK OF THE PSALMS, LITERALLY RENDERED
IN VERSE. With Three Illustrations. Third Edition. Crown
8vo. 7^. dd.

" His version is such a great improvement upon Rous that it will be
surprising should it not supplant the old version in the Scottish
churches. . . . on the whole, it would not be rash, to call Lord
Lome's the best rhymed Psalter we have." — Athen^UM.



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Lowell.— COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS of James Russell
Lowell. With Portrait, engraved by Jeens. i8mo. cloth extra.
4J. dd.
"All readers who are able to recognise and appreciate genuine verse

will give a glad welcome to this beautiful little volume." — Pall

Mall Gazette.

Lyttelton. — Works by Lord Lyttelton : —
THE "COMUS" OF MILTON, rendered into Greek Verse.

Extra fcap. 8vo. 5^.
THE "SAMSON AGONISTES" OF MILTON, rendered into
Greek Verse. Extra fcap. 8vo. 6^. 6d.

Macdonell. — FOR THE KING'S DUES. By Agnes Mac-
DONELL, Author of "Martin's Vineyard." Cheaper Edition.
Crown 8vo. 6^.

Mackinlay. — POEMS. By James M. Mackinlay/M.A., Extra
fcap, Svo. 3^. 6d.

Maclaren. — the FAIRY family, a series of Ballads and
Metrical Tales illustrating the Fairy Mythology of Europe. By
Archibald Maclaren. With Frontispiece, Illustrated Title,
and Vignette. Crown 8vo. gilt. $s.

" A successful attempt to translate into the vernacular some of the
Fairy Mythology of Europe. The verses are very good. There is
no shirking difficulties of rhyme, and the ballad metre which is
oftenest employed has a great deal of the kind of ^ go'' which we find
so seldom outside the pages of Scott. The book is of permanent
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