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Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, &c. With Six- | Essays on the Greek Christian Poets and the English teen Plates. Vol. IX. 4to, pp.180. With Index. Poets. By Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 16mo,
In this volume two hundred and fifty-six new pp. 233. James Miller, N.Y. species of mollusks are critically described. Of This little book of prose, added to Mrs. Brownthese, two hundred and twenty-eight species belong ing's previous books of verse, completes the pubto the genus Melanidæ, and twenty-eight to the lication of her works. These stand now in five genus Unio. Two specimens of the latter are from volumes, uniform with the present one, including a Arctic America. The figures—three hundred and Memorial by Theodore Tilton. sixteen in number—are so well executed as to be The Every-Day Philosopher in Town and Country. rarely equalled; thus affording the student ample
By the Author of the “Recreations of a Country jeans of distinguishing them.
12mo, pp. 320. Ticknor & Fields, Boston.
The Rev. Mr. Boyd (the “ Country Parson" of MISCELLANEOUS.
Fraser's Magazine) has collected his recent articles
into a fourth volume. It treats in the most agreeThe Age of Fable; or, Beauties of Mythology. By able manner of many and varied subjects, adorning, Thomas Bulfinch. 8vo, pp. 488. Tilton, Boston.
as was said of Goldsmith, whatever he touches. The Without a knowledge of mythology, much of the best paper here is “At the Land's End,” describing history of our own language cannot be understood a visit to the most southerly part of England; but and appreciated. When Byron calls Rome " the the most striking is a memorable article, “ConNiobe of nations,” or says of Venice, “she looks cerning Cutting and Carving,” which exposes with & sea-Cybele fresh from ocean," be calls up, to proper indignation the practice of altering the the mind of one familiar with our subject, illustra- text of popular authors. tions more vivid and striking than the pencil could furnish, but which are lost to the reader ignorant Two Friends. By the Author of “The Patience of of mythology. Milton abounds in similar allusions.
12mo, PP. The short poem “Comus" contains more than thirty 167. Ticknor & Fields, Boston. such, and the ode “On the Morning of the Nativity" The writer of this, a gifted young Scottish lady, half as many. Through “Paradise Lost” they are had the advantage of being introduced to American scattered profusely. This is one reason why per- readers by John G. Whittier, the poet. Like her sons by no means illiterate say they cannot enjoy two preceding books, it contains much grave thought, Milton. But were these persons to add to their more clothed in diction always elegant and never feeble. solid acquirements the easy learning of this little The author has a keen eye for the beauties of navolume, much of the poetry of Milton, which has ture, and joins to this a thorough familiarity with appeared to them “harsh and crabbed,” would be the English poets. Indeed, she is qualified to disfound “musical as is A pollo's lute.”
cuss their merits; for the same publishers have on Sunshine in Thought. By Charles Godfrey Leland, the press a volume of her poems.
Author of Meister Karl's Sketch-Book," and Essays, by Henry Thomas Buckle, Author of “A Translator of “Heine's Pictures of Travel.” History of Civilization in England.” With a Bio12mo, pp. 197. Evans, N.Y.
graphical Sketch of the Author. Illustrated with This work contains some remarks on the charac- a Photographic Portrait. 12mo, pp. 209. D. teristics of modern literature and art, an examina- Appleton & Co., New York. tion of their generally prevalent defects of morbid- This work is divided into two parts: the first is ness and melancholy, and suggestions as to the a review of an Essay on Liberty by John Stuart means by which these defects will eventually disap- Mill; the second, an Essay on the Influence of Wopear, to be succeeded by a new era of culture, based men on the Progress of Knowledge. These papers on the genial and earnest study of nature. It ad- are marked with the author's fulness of knowvocates the cultivation of health and cheerfulness, ledge, depth of thought, and clearness of graphic or joyousness, as facilitating the performance of the expression. The photograph likeness will be geneduties of life, indicates the identity of this spirit rally acceptable, and the biography fairly sketches with that of early and undefiled Christianity, and the leading incidents of Mr. Buckle's literary endeavors to show that such culture is eminently career. possible and practical.
The National Almanac and Annual Record for the Aids to Reflection. By Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Year 1863. 12mo, pp. 698. Childs, Philadelphia.
With the Author's Last Corrections. Edited by The object of the publisher of this volume bas Henry Nelson Coleridge, Esq., M.A. To which is been to make it, as far as possible, a thoroughly prefixed a Preliminary Essay, by John McVickar, accurate, reliable, and exhaustive authority upon D.D. 12mo, pp. 324. William Gowans, New the subjects of which it treats. The statistics and York.
statements connected with the civil, military, and The objects of the present volume are to direct naval service of the country have, to a very great the reader's attention to the value of the science of extent, been revised and corrected by official per. words, their use and abuse, and the incalculable sonages. The facts are brought down to the date advantages attached to the habit of using them of going to press. The results of the last Census appropriately and with a distinct knowledge of have been classified and incorporated, so as fully their primary, derivative, and metaphorical senses ; to exhibit the absolute and relative state of the secondly, to establish the distinct characters of Government and people, and their progress during prudence, morality, and religion ; thirdly, to sub- the last decade. In this book may be found, among stantiate and set forth at large the momentous dis- other valuable matter, the army list, army pas. tinction between reason and understanding; and table, navy list, navy pay-table, list of post masters, fourthly, to exhibit a full and consistent scheme of summary of excise tax, new tariff, record of imthe Christian dispensation, and more largely of all portant events of the present war, American obithe peculiar doctrines of the Christian faith, and to iuaries, tables of the medical, law, and normal answer all the objections to the same which do not schools of the United States, religious statistics of originate in a corrupt will rather than an erring the world, list of books published in the United judgment.
States in 1862, &c.
MAY 1 1863.
ANNOUNCEMENTS. American Tract Society, Boston.
Blanchard f Lea, Philadelphia. Sargent's Temperance Tales, 6 vols. New edition. Hamilton on Fractures and Dislocations. Second Snns-Flakes. A Collection of Crystals in Album edition, revised and improved. Form.
Bowman's Medical Chemistry. Third American The Hidden Life. By Rev. Hubbard Winslow.
from the fourth and revised London edition.
Bird on Urinary Deposits. New edition. Messrs. D. Appleton f Co., New York.
Parrish's Practical Pharmacy. Third edition, Principles of Political Economy. By John Stuart
Ellis's Medical Formulary. New and revised ed. Class-Book of Chemistry. New edition. By E. L. Youmans.
John Bradburn, New York. History of the Romans under the Empire. By Moses Right and Colenso Wrong. By the Rev. Chas. Merivale, B.D.
John Cumming, D.D., F.R.S.E. Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature. By Tho- The Actress in High Life. mas H. Huxley.
An Episode in Winter Quarters. A Glimpse of the World. By Miss Sewell, Author Leaves from the Diary of an Arr Surgeon. By of “ Amy Herbert."
Thomas T. Ellis, late Post Surgeon at New Elementary Drawing. By W. E. Worthen.
York, and Acting Medical Director at Wbite
The Ohio Boys in Dixie.
W. S. Hows.
to the Christian Religion. By Adam Storey After Long Years. By Mrs. Mackenzie Daniels, Farrar, M.A.
Author of " Marrying for Money,” &c. The Annual Cyclopædia. 1862.
City and Suburb. A Novel. Manual of Devotions for Domestic and Private
Deep Waters. A Novel. By the Author of “MisUse. By George Upfold, D.D., Bishop of In
representations,” &c. diana.
My Good-for-Nothing Brother. A Novel. Money. By Charles Moran.
Too Much Alone. A Novel. The Crisis.
The Mistakes of a Life. By Mrs. Hubback. A New Method for Learning the Portuguese Lan- Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for Land-Babies. guage. By E. J. Granert.
By Rev. Chas. Kingsley. Analysis of the Formation and Definition of Eng- The Ladies of Lovel-Leigh. By the Author of lish Words. By W.J. Tenney.
“Margaret and her Bridesmaids," &c. A Latin Grammar. By the Author of “Hark
Kings Cope. By the Author of the “Silent Woness' First Latin Book," &c.
man." The Symbolical Character of the Old Testament.
Grandmother's Money. By the Author of “Slaves By the Rev. Abiel Silver.
of the Ring,” &c. A New and Complete Postage-Stamp Album. The World in the Church. A Novel. The Iron Manufacture of Great Britain. By W. Rumor. By the Author of “Counterparts," &c.
Truran, C.E. From the second London edition.
Frank Warrington. A Novel. By the Author of Branches of Other Sciences. Founded on that
“Rutledge,” &c. of the late Dr. Ure. By Henry Watts, B.A.,
Drifting About. An Autobiography. By Stephen
Incidents in My Life. By D. D. Home, the Spi
ritualist. With an Introduction by Judge Edfactures, and Mines. 1 vol. 8vo.
monds, of New York.
George W. Childs, Philadelphia.
Christian Life and Character of the Civil InstituM.A. 8 vols. 8vo.
tions of the United States. By B. F. Morris. The Natural Laws of Husbandry. By Liebig.
The Light and Dark of the Rebellion.
Life of Jacob Barker. Bailey & Noyes, Portland, Me.
Peterson's Familiar Science. Philadelphia. EnMemorial Volume of the Popham Celebration
larged edition. Ilustrated. commemorating the Planting of the Colony on Crosby & Nichols, Boston. the Peninsula of Sabino, 1607. With a Map.
May's Constitutional History of England. Vol. 2. Baillière Brothers, New York.
Copeland's Country Life. New edition. Nysten's Dictionary of Medicine, Chirurgery, I will be a Sailor. By Mrs. L. C. Tuthill.
Pharmacology, Veterinary Art, &c. Translated The Wild Man of the West. By R. M. Ballantyne. by Dr. M. G. Echeverria. With all the Illus- The Red Eric. By R. M. Ballantyne. trations of tbe French edition.
Dick Rodney. By the Author of “Jack Manly.”
Tales from Genesis. By Rev. Wm. M. Thayer. Barnes of Burr, New York.
Novels and Tales of A. Š. Roe. Revised edition. Elements of Written Arithmetic.
New and improved ediDavies, LL.D.
MAY 1, 1863.
Robert M. De Witt, New York.
Geographical Studies. Translated from the Captain Mayne Reid's New Volumes, viz. :
German of Carl Ritter, by Rev. W. L. Gage. The Wild Huntress; or, Love in the Wilder
Liberal Education; or, An Introduction to Study
and Life in an American College. By George ness. The Maroon.
R. Bliss. A Hero in Spite of Himself. From the French The Life and Times of John Huss; or, The Boheof Louis de Bellamere.
mian Reformation of the Fifteenth Century. By the Author of “ Wild Flower:”—
By Rev. E. H. Gillett. Grandmother's Money.
Music of the Bible. By Enoch Hutchinson, A.M. The House of Elmore. A Family History.
The Ecclesiastical Law of Massachusetts. Ву Woodleigh.
Edward Buck, Esq.
The Vagabonds. A Poem. By J. T. Trowbridge. The American Fistiana.
Illustrated by Darley. The Highwayman's Bride ; or, The Capture of
The Story of Elizabeth. By Miss Thackeray Claude Duval.
(daughter of the novelist).
Harper and Brothers, New York.
Fairy Stories. Edited by Miss Mulock, Author
of “ John Halifax." Estelle; or, The Conspirator of the Isles. The Poisoned Letter; or, The Lost and Redeemed.
Life of Theodore Frelinghuysen. By the Rev. Dr.
Chambers. The Rebel Coaster; or, The Escape from the Press
Alcock's Japan. Gang.
St. Olave's. A Novel. The Surf Skiff; or, The Heroine of the Kennebec.
A Point of Honor. A Novel. By the Author of
“ The Morals of Mayfair.' M. W. Dodd, New York.
Smith's Principia Latina. Part II. Bob, the Cabin-Boy. Illustrated.
John Marchmont's Legacy, and Eleanor's Victory.
Novels. By Miss Braddon, Author of “ Aurora E. P. Dutton f Co., Boston.
Floyd." The Romish Principle. By Rev. F. D. Hunting- Live it Down. By J. C. Jeaffreson, Author of ton, D.D.
“Olive Blake's Good Work." Confirmation. A Tract for the Times. By the The House by the Churchyard. By J. Sheridan Rev. James A. Bolles, D.D.
Le Fanu. The Life of Archbishop Laud. By Rev. John N. Draper's History of the Intellectual Development Norton, D.D., of Frankfort, Ky.
of Europe. Hymns and Meditations. By A. L. Waring. With
an Introduction by Rev. F. D. Huntington, D.D. Willis P. Hazard, Philadelphia. The Consecutive Prayer-Book. Being the Book of Common Prayer, arranged in Consecutive
Book of Nonsense. By Edward Lear.
Cruikshank's Toothache. Order. For the Use of Persons not familiar with the Services.
Milton's Complete Works.
Corinne. New edition. Sunday Echoes in Weekday Hours.
Letters of Junius. New edition.
Saturday Night in Heaven.
Hearty and Humorous Things. Southey’s Book of the Church. Large 12mo.
Comical Rhymes of Ancient Times.
New Military Dictionary. By Captain Coppée. Chas. T. Evans, New York.
The American in Germany. By Henry P. Leland. F. Leypoldt, Philadelphia.
and Arcite. From the Improved Text of Wright,
published by the Percy Society. Edited, with J. C. Garrigues f Co., Philadelphia.
an Introduction and Notes, and a Complete Model Sabbath-School Lesson. By Ralph Wells.
Verbal Index, by Prof. Hiram Corson.
Tales. By Prof. Hiram Corson.
The First Book of Spenser's Fairie Queene. The Story of my Career as Student at Freiburg Edited, with Notes, and an Index to all the
and Jena, and Professor at Halle, Breslau, and Words contained in Spenser's Poetry, either obBerlin. By Heinrich Steffens. Translated by solete or employed in Senses different from William L. Gage.
Present Usage, by Prof. Hiram Corson. Woman and her Saviour in Persia. By a Re- Dante-Album. A new edition. Twelve half-size turned Missionary
Photographs from Illustrations to Dante's InLetters on the Ministry of the Gospel. By Rev. ferno. By Gustave Doré. Portfolio. Francis Wayland, D.D.
Atala-Album. Twelve Photographs from IllusTales and Sketches. By Hugh Miller. Edited, trations to Chateaubriand's Atala. By Gustave with a Preface, by Mrs. Miller.
Doré. Portfolio. Headship of Christ, and the Rights of the Chris- Heine, Heinrich. Pictures of Travel. Trans
tian People. By Hugh Miller. Edited, with lated from the German by Charles G. Leland. a Preface, by Peter Bayne, A.M.
Kortüm, Dr. The Life, Opinions, Actions, and Essays, Historical and Biographical, Political Fate of Hieronimus Jobs the Candidate.
and Social, Literary and Scientific. By Hugh grotesco-comico-heroic Poem. Translated from Miller. 12mo.
the German by Charles T. Brooks.
MAY 1, 1863 J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia.
The Life and Character of the Rev. Edward RoChauvenet's Manual of Spherical and Practical binson, D.D. By Drs. H. B. Smith and R. D. Astronomy. 2 vols. 8vo. (Ready in a few
The Chronicles of the Schonberg Cotter's Family. The History of the Supernatural. By William Claude, the Colporteur. By the Author of " May Howitt.
Powell.” Uneins; oder, Krieg im Krieg. By Baroness The Power of God; or, Results of Theatre PreachTautpheus.
ing. By Wm. Carter. Edited by S. Irenæus Thiers's Consulate and the Empire. Vol. V.
Pinckney Hammond, Chaplain U. S. Army.
mond, Surgeon-General U. 8. Army.
A Southern History of the War. By F. Pollard, Henry Coppée.
Editor of the “Richmond Examiner,” &c. The Company Clerk. By Capt. August V. Kautz.
With a new Portrait of Jefferson Davis. Little, Brown & Co., Boston.
Rickey & Carroll, Cincinnati, Ohio. Bancroft's History of United States. Vol. IX. A Dictionary of Terms of Art By George H. Gray's Massachusetts Reports. Vol. IX.
Knight. Wheaton's International Law. Enlarged and revised edition.
D. & J. Sadlier f Co., New York. Bennett & Heard's Digest of Massachusetts Re
Easter in Heaven. By Rev. F. X. Weninger, D.D. ports. Vol. II. White's Life and Poems of Shakspeare. Vol. I.
Father Sheehy: a Tale of Tipperary Ninety
Years ago. By Mrs. J. Sadlier. A. K. Loring, Boston.
The Daughter of Tyrconnell: a Tale of the Days
of James I. By Mrs. J. Sadlier. Live it Down. By J. C. Jeaffreson.
Wilhelm; or, Christian Forgiveness, and Other
Tales. Translated from the French by Mrs. J. Wm. S. of Alfred Martien, Philadelphia.
Sadlier. Book of Common Prayer, &c., as revised by the A Popular History of Ireland, from the Earliest
Royal Commission of Presbyterian Divines, A.D. Period to the Emancipation of the Catholics. 1661. Edited by C. W. Shields, D.D.
By Hon. T. D. McGbee. The Army Chaplain : his Office, Duties, &c. By True Spiritual Conferences. By St. Francis of Rev. W. G. Brown, U.S.A.
Sales. With an Introduction by Cardinal WiseVason Brothers, New York.
Christian Missions: their Agents, their Method, Recreations for the Cabinet Organ, Harmonium,
and their Results. By T. W. M. Marshall. or Melodeon. To be published in a series of
six numbers, of sixteen pages each, with cover. Charles Scribner, New York. School for the Melodeon, Harmonium, and Cabinet Organ: containing Progressive Lessons, Stu
Paris in America. By Prof. Ed. Laboulaye. dies, and Scales ; Songs, Duetts, Trios, and
Translated by Miss Booth. Quarteties; Voluntaries, Interludes, and Re
Stanley (Canon H. D.). Sermons preached during
the Tour of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales. creative Pieces ; for the Parlor and Choir. By
Max Müller's Second Series of Lectures on LanGeorge F. Root.
Uniform with the First.
History of the English Language and Literature. Moore, Wilstach, Keys f Co., Cincinnati.
By Prof. G. L. Craik. Rosecrans Campaign. By W. D. B.
Mitchell (Donald G.). Reveries of a Bachelor,
and Dream Life. By Ik Marvel. (New edi. Vurphy & Co., Baltimore.
tions, re-stereotyped.) The Little Orator, and Other Tales. From the
A Critical Edition of the Heidelberg Catechism, French of Emille Souvestre.
in Old German, Modern German, Latin, and English. Prepared by a Committee of the Ger
man Reformed Synod. G. P. Putnam, New York.
The Federalist. A new and revised edition, with The Strong-Minded Woman. A Romance of
Bibliographical and Historical Introduction American Life. By Bayard Taylor.
and Notes. Edited by H. B. Dawson. Was He Successful ? By the Author of “St. Lange's Commentary on the Old and New TestaLeger."
ment. An American edition, revised, &c., by The Soldiers and Sailors of the Loyal States. By Rev. P. Schaff, D.D. Frank Moore.
Model Lessons on Objects. By E. A. Sheldon. Soldiers' Letters. Picturesque Letters and Nar
History of Philosophy, Ancient and Modern. By ratives. Edited by Frank Moore.
Rev. Frederick Denison Maurice. The Pulpit Record.” A Collection of Sermons
Ik Marvel's New Book. My Farm. A Book on with Reference to the American Crisis of 1861 Rural Topics. -62. Part II. 8vo.
George P. Marsh's New Book. Man and the The Artists' Edition of Irving's Sketch Book. Earth. With 100 Original Designs.
A History of Christian Doctrine. By Rev. W. G. Irving's Life. Vol. III.
T. Shedd, D.D.
The Work and Offices of Christ. By Rev. Horace A. D. F. Randolph, New York.
Bushnell, D.D. The Little Threads. By the Author of “Susy's Political Studies on the United States. By Prof. Six Birthdays."
Edward Laboulaye, of Paris.
MAY 1, 1863.
Sever f Francis, Cambridge, Mass.
Letters on the United States. By Lieut.-Colonel
Our Single Women. By Miss Dora Greenwell.
Robertson's Sermons. New volume.
Maine Woods and Field Notes. By Henry D.
Miscellaneous Essays and Sketches. By same.
Dio Lewis, M.D.
Levana. A work on Education.
Life of Quintus Fixlein. Translated by Thomas
New Volume of Poems. By Robert Browning.
The Gentleman. By George H. Calvert.
Poems. By D. C. & Christina Rosetti.
D. Van Nostrand, New York.
Military and Political Life of the Emperor Napo-
leon. By General Baron de Jomini. Trans-
lated by Major-General H. W. Halleck, U.S.A.
Critical and Military History of the Wars of
Frederick II., compared with the Modern Sys-
tem, with a Statement of the Most Important
Principles of the Art of War. By Lieutenant-
General Le Baron de Jomini. Translated from
the French by Col. S. B. Holabird, U.S.A.
American Military Bridges, with India-Rubber
and Galvanized Iron Pontoons, &c. By Bri-
gadier-General Geo. W. Cullum. Second Edi-
tion, with Notes, and two additional chapters.
The Artillerist's Manual. Second Edition, re-
vised and corrected. By General John Gibbon,
Heavy Artillery Tactics. Prepared for the Use
of the U.S. Army. By a Board of Officers.
New Army List. Alphabetically arranged and
brought up to the Present Date.
A Treatise on European Ordnance and Iron-Clad
Defence. By Alex. L. Holley, B.P., Author of
“American and European Railway Practice."
William Veazie, Boston.
Works of Charles Lamb. New Edition.
Hallam's Introduction to the Literature of Eu-
Life of Chaplain Fuller.
W. J. Widdleton, New York.
by his Daughter, Mrs. Gordon.
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