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The HISTORY of MOHAMMEDANISM, and the principal MOHAM
MEDAN SECTS, derived chiefly from Oriental Authorities. In One Volume
In the Press. This work will contain a full account of the history of Mohammed's life, mainly derived from Mohammedan traditions respecting the origin of his own autobiographical notices in the Koran ; their faith ; an account of the political, religious, an original Mohammedan Creed; and the fullest and social state of the East, when first the particulars that have yet appeared in English of doctrines of Islamism were promulgated; a the leading sects that divide the Mussulmans.
A COURSE of NATURAL PHILOSOPHY applied to the ARTS;
intended for the use of practical Men, and to be read in the upper classes of Schools. By the Rev. HENRY MOSELEY, M. A., Professor of Natural
Philosophy, King's College, London. In the Press. The course will commence with a Treatise on I work being intended for the use of those who Mechanics, applied to the Arts.
may not possess a knowledge of mathematics. Great care has been taken to avoid all tech- In order to render the work entirely practical nical language in this Treatise; and the method in its application, the consideration of friction is of demonstration is by direct experiment : the I introduced from the commencement.
The CRUSADERS, or SCENES, EVENTS, and CHARACTERS,
from the TIMES of the CRUSADES. BY THOMAS KEIGHTLEY, Esq. With Views of Antioch, Bethlehem, Bethany, the Cedars of Lebanon, the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Joppa, the Pool of Siloam, Sidon, Tombs of the Kings of
Judah, &c. 5s. 6d. cloth lettered. In this work, the Crusaders, the Greeks, Turks, , in as strong a light as the existing historical doand Saracens of the times of the Crusades, are cuments permit, and accurate descriptions and set before the view of the reader as they lived, graphic illustrations exhibit the towns and scenery thought, and acted. Their valour, their su per- of Syria, and the other countries which were the stition, their ferocity, their honour, are displayed theatre of the exploits of the Crusaders.
THREE WEEKS in PALESTINE and LEBANON. With many
ENGRAVINGS. Second EDITION, Enlarged, price 3s. A LITTLE volume from the travelling notes of a the natives, the incidents of the journey, and the party who made the tour. Descriptions of Baal observations and reflections which naturally bec, Beirot, Damietta, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Ramlah, occur to a Clergyman in travelling through the and other places, are blended with remarks upon | Holy Land.
SADOC AND MIRIAM. A JEWISH TALE. The SECOND EDITION.
Price 1s. 8d., cloth lettered. The, chief object of the author has been to ex- because his worldly-mindedness and love of hibit the Evidences of Christianity as they must earthly enjoyments called him away from all have appeared to a Jew, in our Saviour's time. religious thoughts. The introduction of these In order that this might be clearly done, it was points into a story seemed more likely to attract necessary to point out the prevailing prejudices the reader, than if they had been barely exhibitto which they were opposed the Pharisee would ed to his view through the medium of an argunot believe, because he had concealed his own mentative treatise; while such a combination private selfishness and ambition under the cloak enabled the writer to intermix some portion of of religion; the Sadducee was unconvinced, | Jewish antiquities.- Introduction.
OUTLINES of SACRED HISTORY; from the Creation of the
World to the Destruction of Jerusalem. With many ENGRAVINGS. NEW
EDITION, with Additions. Price 3s. 6d., cloth boards. The design of this work is to afford a con- Ascension and the fulfilment of his awful Prodensed view of the History of both the Old and phecy of the Destruction of Jerusalem and New Testaments, together with a brief account the Dispersion of the Jews. A series of Quesof the Jewish History, in the interval between tions, for the examination of pupils, is given at the Babylonish Captivity and the Birth of the end of the volume. Christ; and in the period between Christ's
SCENES AND SKETCHES from ENGLISH HISTORY. Vol. I.
With ENGRAVINGS. Price 3s. 6d., cloth lettered. It is our purpose to narrate the principal, to dwell for a considerable period on that of a and most interesting events in the annals of few weeks, or even of a single day. Rejecting, England; not to reject any topic connected in short, all the trammels of the regular histowith them which is likely to entertain and rian, and rejoicing in the liberty of our own far instruct: Religion, Literature, Customs, and humbler literary station, we do not intend to imManners; to avail ourselves of authentic pri- pose any restraints upon our wanderings, saye vate memoirs and anecdotes of celebrated per- those of strict chronological arrangement, and an sonages ; sometimes to comprise the history of undeviating adherence to guides of acknowledged many years in a brief passing notice; at others, I authority.-Introduction.
DOMESTICATED ANIMALS, considered with reference to Civilization
and the Arts. With many ENGRAVINGS. Price 38. 6d., cloth lettered. This work comprises a general survey of I also specified; those countries which are ren. Domestic Quadrupeds, and the purposes they dered habitable only by the subjugation and subserve in the great economy of nature: their appropriation of certain species, are generally connexion, too, with the progress of civiliza- described, with the manners and habits of the tion and the arts, with the history of nations, natives, as far as they are associated with the and the peculiarities of soil and climate, are history of Domestic Animals.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR. By the Rev. Dr. RUSSELL, Rector of St.
Botolph's, Bishopsgate, and late Head Master of Charter-House School. Price
ls. 6d., bound in cloth. No language can be more simple and intel- tions are illustrated by examples from the Eng: ligible than that in which the Rules of this lish Bible; while at the same time the tone of Grammar are expressed, and the heaviness of a the work is cheerful. Emphasis is treated very dull treatise is relieved by occasional queries perspicuously; and the Grammar closes with from the Pupil. The construction of Sentences, most useful Questions on the Rules. and the force of the Prepositions and Conjunc
OUTLINES of GEOGRAPHY. By GEORGE HOGARTH. Price
Ten Pence. A COMPREHENSIVE Manual of the leading facts Mountains, and of the Lengths of the Principal in this branch of Education, carefully condensed Rivers, a Map of the World, Five other Maps, from the best sources. It also comprises Tables and Four Plates of Costumes. of the Situations and Heights of the Principal
OUTLINES of the HISTORY OF ENGLAND. By GEORGE
HOGARTH. Price Fifteen Pence. The leading events of English History are re- | those circumstances particularly marked, which lated with simplicity, and their connexion traced have led to the gradual formation of the British with clearness. The narratives are confined to system of government. The work is illustrated the most memorable and important events; and with many Engravings of Costumes, Views, &c.
OUTLINES of GRECIAN HISTORY. By the Rev. BARTON
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OUTLINES of ROMAN HISTORY, By GEORGE HOGARTH.
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OUTLINES of ASTRONOMY. By the Rev. T. G. HALL, M.A.,
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The ELEMENTS of BOTANY. With many Engravings. New EDITION.
Now Ready. Price One Shilling. The principles of this beautiful and important our own wild flowers, or from those cultivated science are explained in a clear and simple man- in all gardens or fields, and they are cited by ner, so as to render the acquisition of them com- their familiar names. A Glossary of most of the paratively easy. The book is illustrated by nume- terms usually employed is subjoined, and an rous cuts of the different parts of plants, &c., and Alphabetical List of the most useful plants, with the examples, when possible, are selected from their botanical names, &c.
EASY LESSONS on MONEY MATTERS, for the Use of Young
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EUROPE and its INHABITANTS FAMILIARLY DESCRIBED
for the Instruction and Amusement of Young Persons. In the Press. The design of this work is to give young persons what delight they view the costumes of nations a zest for the study of Geography and History, and other pictorial representations, little need be by introducing to them the leading features of said to recommend the present work. The lanthose sciences under the most agreeable form ; guage in which it is written, will, it is hoped, be and by thus furnishing their minds, almost im- found sufficiently familiar, without being puerile: perceptibly as it were, with a pleasing variety of the sentiments inculcated are such as unite moral facts and incidents, which constitute the ele- worth with benevolent principles and patriotic ments of future intelligence. To those who have feelings. watched the interest with which children listen Similar volumes, describing the other portions to the Tales of a Traveller, or have seen with of the Globe, will follow very shortly.
The BOOK OF ANIMALS. (Class MAMMALIA.) With very many En
GRAVINGS. Price 1s. 6d., bound in cloth. This little book has been prepared for young the whole it is trusted, that this little volume will people, without any pretensions to scientific im- be found a useful addition to the stock of books portance. The nature, habits, and uses of the for young persons, and an acceptable introducAnimals described, are, however, presented in tion to works of a higher class in this department a correct, though simple and attractive, form, of NATURAL History. and no recourse has been had to the marvellous, which too frequently forms a prominent Similar books, on Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, &c., feature in books upon similar subjects. Upon are in preparation.
INSECTS and their HABITATIONS. With many ENGRAVINGS.
Price One Shilling, bound in cloth. We may learn many useful lessons from the power and wisdom visibly shine forth in them, History of Insects; and, by observing their and we shall see fresh cause, as we proceed, to habits, we shall find that they set us an example adore the great and wise Creator, who formed of various good qualities. Though they are them out of nothing.- Introduction. amongst the smallest of God's works, yet His
PERSIAN FABLES, for Young and Old. By the Rev. H. G. KEENE,
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HINTS for the FORMATION and MANAGEMENT of SUNDAY
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VOLUME THE FIRST,
CONTAINING SERMONS BY THE FOLLOWING DIVINES: Part I.-The Right Rev. CHARLES JAMES BLOMFIELD, D.D., Lord Bishop of London.
-The Rev. WILLIAM DEALTRY, D.D., Rector of Clapham.The Very Rev. GEORGE CHANDLER, D.C.L., Dean of Chichester.- -The Rev. EDWARD GARRARD MARSH, M.A., Hampstead.The Rev. THOMAS VOWLER
SHORT, B.D., Rector of Kingsworthy, Hants.
The Very Rev. GEORGE DAVYS, D.D., Dean of Chester.- - The Rev. ARCHI-
M.A., Rector of St. Paul, Shadwell.
EDWARD BOUVERIE PUSEY, B.D., Reg. Prof. of Hebrew, Oxford.—The
ENDELL TYLER, B.D., Rector of St. Giles's in the Fields.
The Rev. EDWARD BURTON, D.D., Reg. Prof. of Divinity, Oxford.- -The
of St. Mary's, Greenwich.; Part V.-The Right Rev. JOHN BIRD SUMNER, D.D., Lord Bishop of Chester.- -The
Rev. JOÅN RUSSELL, D.D., Rector of St. Botolph's, Bishopsgate. - The Rev.
Rev. CHARLES LAWSON, M.A., Morning Preacher at the Foundling Hospital. Part VI.-The Most Rev. RICHARD WHATELY, D.D., Lord Archbishop of Dublin.
The Rev. P. NICHOLAS SHUTTLEWORTH, D.D., Warden of New College.
VOLUME THE SECOND.
Coventry. -The Venerable THOMAS PARRY, M.A., Archdeacon of Antigua.-
bury. - The Rev. HENRY LATHAM, M.A., Curate of All-Souls, Langham-place. Part VIII.—The Right Rev. JOHN KAYE, D.D., Lord Bishop of Lincoln. -The Rev.
THOMAS ARNOLD, D.D., Head Master of Rugby School. The Rev. JAMES S.
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-The Rev. EDWARD SCOBELL, B.A., Minister of St. Peter's, Vere-street.
The Rev. WILLIAM F. RAYMOND, M.A., Chaplain at Lincoln's Inn.
Rev. SAMUEL HINDS, D.D., Queen's College, Oxford.- -The Rev. JOHN
SHORT, M.Á., Vicar of Chippenham.
-The Hon. and Very Rev. GEORGE PELLÉW, D.D., Dean of Norwich.-The Rev. WILLIAM STONE, M.A., Rector of Christ Church, Spitalfields.- -The Rev. THOMAS BOWDLER, M.A., Rector of Addington, Kent. - The Rev GEORGE
TOMLINSON, M.A., Minister of St. Matthew's Chapel, Spring Garden.
JOHN JAMES BLUNT, B.D., Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge.- The
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