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NIMMO'S ELEGANT GIFT BOOKS.

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bevelled boards, gilt edges, price 6s. each.

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ROSES AND HOLLY:
Gift Book for all the Year. With Original Ellustrations

by eminent Artists.

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PEN AND PENCIL PICTURES FROM

THE POETS.
With Choice Ellustrations by the most eminent artists.

GEMS OF LITERATURE:
Elegant, Rare, and Suggestive. Ellustrated by distinguished Artists.

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THE GOLDEN GIFT.
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDGAR

ALLAN POE.
With Twenty-Eight Original Illastrations by eminent Irtists, and a Nelo Memoir.

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THE LITERARY BOUQUET:
GATHERED FROM FAVOURITE AUTHORS.

Profusely Illustrated by eminent Irtists.

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VIII.

THE TREASURY OF LITERATURE

AND ART:
A SELECTION FROM THE BEST WRITERS.

With numerous Illustrations by eminent Artists.

IX.

THE GARLAND OF POETRY AND

PROSE.
BY CELEBRATED AUTHORS.
With numerous Engrabings by eminent Irtists.

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THE CABINET OF GEM S.

GATHERED FROM CELEBRATED AUTHORS.

With namerous lustrations by eminent Zrtists.

NIMMO'S SELECT LIBRARY.

New Series of Choice Books, beautifully printed on superfine paper, profusely

Illustrated with original Engravings by the first Artists, and elegantly bound in cloth extra, plain edges, price 35. 6d, each, or richly bound in cloth and gold, and gilt edges, price 5s. cach.

1. ALMOST FAULTLESS: A Story | 5. DRIFTED AND SIFTED : A

of the Present Day. By the Author Domestic Chronicle of the Sevenof 'A Book for Governesses.'

teenth Century. 2. LIVES OF OLD ENGLISH WOR- 6. WARRIOR, PRIEST, AND

THIES before the Conquest. By STATESMAN ; or, English Heroes
W. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS.

in the Thirteenth Century. By

W. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS. 3. EVERY-DAY OBJECTS; or Pic

turesque Aspects of Natural His. 7. TOTTY TESTUDO. The Life and tory. By W. H. DAVENPORT Wonderful Adventures of TOTTY ADAMS.

TESTUDO. An Autobiography by

FLORA F. WYLDE. 4. MY SCHOOLBOY FRIENDS: A

Story of Whitminster Grammar 8. ON HOLY GROUND; or, Scenes School. By Ascott R. HOPE, and Incidents in the Land of Author of 'A Book about Domi. Promise. By EDWIN HODDER, nies,' 'Stories of School Life,' Author of Memories of New Zeaetc.

land Life,' “The Junior Clerk,' etc.

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Crown Svo, beautifully printed on superfine paper, profusely Illustrated by eminent

Artists, in cloth extra, plain edges, price 3s. 6d. cach, or richly bound in cloth

and gold, and gilt edges, price 5s. each. 1. SWORD AND PEN; or English | 4. THE WEALTH OF NATURE :

Worthies in the Reign of Elizabeth. Our Food Supplies from the
By W. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS. Vegetable Kingdom.

By the

Rev. JOHN MONTGOMERY, 2. NORRIE SETON; or, Driven to Sea.

A.M.
By Mrs. GEORGE CUPPLES, Author
of ‘Unexpected Pleasures,' etc.

5. STORIES OF SCHOOL LIFE. By 3. THE CIRCLE OF THE YEAR; ASCOTT R. HOPE.

or, Studies of Nature and Pictures
of the Seasons. By W. H. 6. STORIES OF FRENCH SCHOOL
DAVENPORT ADAMS.

LIFE. By Ascott R. HOPE.

NIMMO'S

UNIVERSAL GIFT BOOKS.

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A Series of excellent Works, profusely Illustrated with original Engravings by the

first Artists, choicely printed on superfine paper, and elegantly bound in cloth

and gold, and gilt edges, crown 8vo, price 35. 6d. each. 1. Tales of Old English Life; or, Pictures

of the Periods. By WILLIAM FRANCIS COLLIER, LL.D., Author of

* History of English Literature,' etc. 2. Mungo Park's Life and Travels. With

a Supplementary Chapter, detailing the results of recent Discovery in

Africa. 3. Benjamin Franklin: A Biography.

From the celebrated Life' by JARED SPARKS, and the more recent

and extensive Life and Times' by JAMES PARTON. 4. Wallace, the Hero of Scotland: A

Biography. By JAMES PATERSON. 5. Men of History. By Eminent Writers. The object of the Editor in preparing this book for the public is a two

fold one : first, to exhibit views of the world's great men; and, second,

to present these views in the best words of the best authors. 6. Women of History By Eminent Writers.

. *.* This volume is a further development of the idea which suggested the

companion volume, Men of History.' 7. Old - World Worthies; or, Classical

Biography, selected from PLUTARCH'S LIVES. 8. Epoch Men, and the Results of their

Lives. By SAMUEL NEIL. 9. The Mirror of Character. Selected from

the Writings of OVERBURY, EARLE, and BUTLER. 10. The Improvement of the Mind.

Isaac Watts, D.D. 1. The Man of Business considered in

Six Aspects. A Book for Young Men.

By

This elegant and useful Series of Books has been specially prepared for School and College Prizes: they are, however, equally suitable for General Presentation. In selecting the works for this Series, the aim of the Publisher has been to produce books of a permanent value, interesting in manner and instructive in matter-books that youth will read eagerly and with profit, and which will be found equally attractive in after-life.

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NIM MO'S
All the Year Round Gift Books.

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4 series of entertaining and instructive volumes, profusely Illustrated with original Engravings by the first Artists, choicely printed on superfine paper, and elegantly bound in cloth and gold, and gilt edges, crown 8vo, price 35. 6d. cach. 1. Round the Grange Farm ; or, Good Old Times.

; By JEAN L. WATSON, Author of 'Bygone Days in our Village,' etc. 2. Stories about Boys. By Ascott R. Hope, Author

of 'Stories of School Life,' 'My Schoolboy Friends,' etc. etc. 3. George's Enemies : A Sequel to 'My Schoolboy

Friends.' By Ascott R. HOPE, Author of 'Stories about Boys,' etc. 4. The Spanish Inquisition : Its Heroes and Martyrs.

By JANET GORDON, Author of 'Champions of the Reformation,' etc. 5. Wild Animals and Birds: Curious and Instructive

Stories about their Habits and Sagacity. With numerous Illustrations

by WOLF, the eminent Artist. 6. Rupert Rochester, the Banker's Son. A Tale. By

WINIFRED TAYLOR, Author of 'Story of Two Lives,' etc. 7. The Young Mountaineer; or, Frank Miller's Lot

in Life. The Story of a Swiss Boy. By Daryl HOLME. 8. The Story of a Noble Life; or, Zurich and its

Reformer ULRIC ZWINGLE. By Mrs. Hardy (JANET Gordon),

Author of 'The Spanish Inquisition,' etc. 9. Stories of Whitminster. By Ascott R. Hope,

Author of 'My Schoolboy Friends,' etc. 10. The Pampas : A Story of Adventure in the

Argentine Republic. By A. R. HOPE, Author of 'Stories of Whit

minster,' etc. Illustrated by Phim, junior. 11. The Tower on the Tor. By Richard Rowe,

Author of 'Episodes in an Obscure Life,' “The Boys of Axleford,'
Jack Afloat and Ashore,' etc.

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The object steadily kept in view in preparing the above series has been to give a collection of works of a thoroughly healthy moral tone, agreeably blending entertainment and instruction. It is believed this end has been attained, and that the several volumes will be found eminently suitable as Gift Books and School Prizes, besides proving of permanent value in the Home Library.

NI MMO'S

YOUNG LADIES' LIBRARY.

A series of entertaining and instructive volumes, written with a high purpose, and of a good moral tone, profusely Illustrated with original Engravings by the first Artists, choicely printed on superfine paper, and elegantly bound in cloth and gold, and gilt edges, crown Svo, price 35. 6d. cach.

1. Violet Rivers; or, Loyal to Duty. A Tale for

Girls. By WINIFRED TAYLOR, Author of ' Story of Two Lives,' etc.

2. Christian Osborne's Friends. By Mrs. Harriet

MilLER DAVIDSON, Author of ‘Isobel Jardine's History,' and
Daughter of the late Hugh Miller.

3. The Twins of Saint-Marcel : A Tale of Paris

Incendié. By Mrs. A. S. ORR, Author of 'The Roseville Family,' etc.

4. The Story of Two Lives; or, The Trials of

Wealth and Poverty. By WINIFRED Taylor, Author of 'Rupert
Rochester,' etc.

5. The Lost Father; or, Cecilia's Triumph. A Story

of our own Day. By Daryl HOLME.

6. Friendly Fairies; or, Once upon a Time.

7. Wisdom, Wit, and Allegory.

* The Spectator.'

Selected from

8. Stories from Over the Sea. With Illustrations. 9. Heroes of Ancient Greece: A Story of the Days of

Socrates the Athenian. By ELLEN PALMER, Author of "The Fisher

men of Galilee,' 'The Standard Bearer,' etc. 10. The Farm on the Fjord. A Tale of Life in

Norway. By CATHERINE RAY.

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