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Mangnall's Historical and Miscellaneous Ques

tions. (Wright and Guy's Standard Edition.) British and General Biography, etc. By RICHMAL MANGNALL. Adapted for the use of Schools by Rev. G. N. WRIGH'r and JOSEPH Guy. With Numerous Illustrations by Sir John GILBERT

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Principles and Exercises, with a copious selection of Extracts in Prose and Poetry, adapted for Reading and Recitation. By D. C. BELL and ALEX. MELVILLE BELL, F.E.I.S. 126th Thousand. Price 35. 6d. With Frontispiece and Diagrams, pp. 544.

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