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Scott's Quentin Durward.

Edited for this Series, with an Historical Introduction, by CHARLOTTE M. YONGE, of England. 312 pages. Boards : Mailing Price, 50 cents; for introduction, 40 cents. Cloth: 60 and 50 cents.

Irving's Sketch Book.

With full Notes, Questions, etc., for Home and School Use. By HOMER B. SPRAGUE, Ph.D., and M. E. SCATES, formerly of the Girls' High School, Boston. 126 pages. Boards : Mailing Price, 30 cents; for introduction, 25 cents. Cloth: Mailing Price, 40 cents; for introduction, 35 cents.

Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice.

Hudson and LAMB. 115 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 30 cents ; for introduction, 25 cents. Cloth: 45 and 40 cents.

The Arabian Nights.

Selections, edited by Rev. EDWARD EVERETT HALE, D.D. Hlustrated. 376 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 50 cents; for introduction, 40 cents. Cloth : 60 and 50 cents.

The Vicar of Wakefield.

Edited with Notes, for use in Schools. 238 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 35 cents; for introduction, 30 cents. Cloth: 55 and 50 cents.

Scott's Guy Mannering.

Edited with Notes, and a Historical Introduction by Miss CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. 525 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 70 cents; for introduction, 60 cents. Cloth: Mailing Price, 85 cents; for introductior, 75 cents.

Scott's Ivanhoe.

Edited with Notes, and a Historical Introduction by Miss CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. 554 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 70 cents; for introduction, 60 cents. Cloth: Mailing Price, 85 cents; for introduction, 75 cents.

Scott's Rob Roy.

Edited with Notes, and a Historical Introduction by Miss CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. viii + 507 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 70 cents ; for in. troduction, 60 cents. Cloth: 85 and 75 cents.

Tom Brown at Rugby.

By THOMAS HUGHES. Edited by CLARA WEAVER ROBINSON, with a Sketch of the Author's Life by D. H. MONTGOMERY. xiii + 387 pages. Boards : Mailing Price, 60 cents; for introduction, 50 cents. Cloth:

Mailing Price, 70 cents; for introduction, 60 cents. Benjamin Franklin.

His Autobiography, with Notes, and a continuation of his Life compiled chiefly from his own writings. By D. H. MONTGOMERY. Illustrated. viii + 311 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 50 cents; for introduction, 40

cents. Cloth: Mailing Price, 60 cents; for introduction, 50 cents. Gulliver's Travels.

The Voyage to Lilliput and the Voyage to Brobdingnag. By DEAN SWIFT. ix + 162 pages. Boards : Mailing Price, 35 cents; for introduc

tion, 30 cents. Cloth: Mailing Price, 45 cents; for introduction, 40 cents. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia.

By Dr. SAMUEL JOHNSON, with a Sketch of the Author. viii + 157 pages. Boards : Mailing Price, 35 cents; for introduction, 30 cents. Cloth:

Mailing Price, 45 cents; for introduction, 40 cents. Selections from Ruskin.

Edited by EDWIN GINN, with Notes and a Sketch of Ruskin's Life by D. H. MONTGOMERY. XXV +148 pages. Boards: Mailing Price, 35 cents; for introduction, 30 cents. Cloth: Mailing Price, 45 cents; for introduction, 40 cents.

OTHER BOOKS FOR SUPPLEMENTARY READING

Which may be mentioned in connection with the Classics for Chile

dren are: Washington and His Country.

Irving's Life of Washington, abridged by Prof. JOHN FISKE, with an Introduction and a Continuation, making the work a complete classic

history of the United States. See description under History. Pilgrims and Puritans,

True Stories of the Early History of New England. See description

under History.
English History Reader,

See description under History.
Footprints of Travel; or, Journeyings in Many Lands.

See description under Geography.
The Our World Series of Geographies.

See description under Geography. See also Announcements.

THE SERIES OF CLASSICS FOR CHILDREN HAS

AS been most cordially approved by the press and the critics,

and endorsed by teachers, superintendents, and school boards. The books are in wide use (1) as regular readers, (2) as supplementary readers, and (3) in school and home libraries. Out of hundreds of testimonials we can present but a very few:

The Critic, New York: A capital | Burlington, Vt.: These books form series.

an admirable series for reading in Education, Boston: These books the home as well as in the school. are remarkably cheap, well printed, F. Louis Soldan, Prin. of Normal well edited, and should have an ex- School, St. Louis, Mo.: The idea untended use.

derlying these books is meritorious William H. Payne, Pres. of Pea- in itself, and its execution admirable. body Normal College, Nashville, W. M. Crow, Supt. of Schools, GalTenn.: I think too much cannot be veston, Tex.: Permit me to say that I said in favor of this list of publica- regard your series of Classics for Chiltions, destined, I believe, to create a dren as the best literature in the best correct taste for reading, and to dis- form that has ever been presented to place much that is now working in the young people of our country. jury to the mental and moral habits B. B. Snow, Supt. of Schools, Auof the young.

burn, N.Y.: As to results, I venture J. H. Vincent, Supt. of Instruction, to say, from our experience, that no Chautauqua Assembly: I desire to one who undertakes the method [of express my great satisfaction with dispensing with regular "readers "] the taste, skill, and wisdom of the will willingly abandon it. Our readwork. I wish it abundant success. ing exercise is the most interesting

Mellen Chamberlain, Librarian, exercise of the day. The pupils look Boston Public Library : These pub- forward to it eagerly, the interest is lications seem to me to be of great absorbing, and the exercise is relucvalue, whether regarded as home tantly discontinued. I may add that reading or for use in public school. the teachers are as much interested

H. 0. Wheeler, Supt. of Schools, I as the pupils. Hazen's Complete Speller.

EDITIONS AND PRICES. — Part I., Primary : 12mo. Boards. 54 pages. Introduction, 10 cents; allowed for old book, 3 cents. Parts II. and III., Intermediate and Grammar, and Test Speller: 12mo. Boards. 148 pages. Introduction, 20 cents; allowed for old book, 6 cents. Complete (Parts I., II., and III.): 12mo. Boards. 194 pages. Introduction, 25

cents; allowed for old book, 8 cents. IN this book spelling is taught on a rational plan, by the aid

of intelligence as well as memory. It has many features of special merit that practical teachers have been prompt to recognize.

W. T. Harris, formerly Supt. of Schools, St. Louis : It gives evidence of long experience on the part of the author in the matter of teaching spelling.

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