« AnteriorContinuar »
Selections from Paradise Lost; with Notes adapted for
Elementary Schools, by Rev. ROBERT DEMACS, M.A., late of the
West End Academy, Aberdeen. is. 6d. Demaus's Analysis of Sentences. 3d. Ewing's Principles of Elocution, improved by F. B.
CALVERT, A.M. 3s. 6d. Consists of numerous rules, observations, and exercises on pronunciation, panses, inflections, accent, and emphasis, accompanied with copious extracts in prose and poetry. Rhetorical Readings for Schools. By Wm. M·DOWALL,
late Inspector of the Heriot Schools, Edinburgh. 2s. 62. System of English Grammar, and the Principles of Com
position. With Exercises. By John WHITE, F.E.I.S. 1s. 6d. Millen's Initiatory English Grammar, 1s. Object-Lesson Cards on the Vegetable Kingdom. Set
of Twenty in a Box. 21, 1s. How to Train Young Eyes and Ears; being a MANUAL of ORJECT-LESSOXS for PARENTS and TEACHERS. By MARY ANNE Ross, Mistress of the Church of Scotland Normal Infant School,
Edinburgh. 1s. 6d. Household Economy: a MANUAL intended for Female
Training Colleges, and the Senior Class of Girls' Schools. By MARGARET MARIA GORDON (Miss Brewster), Author of “ Work, or Plenty to do and how to do it," etc. 2s.
Atheneum.-“ Written in a plain, genial, attractive manner, and constituting, in the best sense of the word, a practical domestic manual."
SESSIONAL SCHOOL BOOKS. Etymological Guide. 2s. 6d.
This is a collection, alphabetically arranged, of the principal roots, affixes, and prefixes, with their derivatives and compounds. Old Testament Biography, containing notices of the chief
persons in Holy Scripture, in the form of Questions, with references
to Scripture for the Answers. 6d. New Testament Biography, on the same Plan. 6d.
Fisher's Assembly's Shorter Catechism Explained. 2s.
Part I. Of what Man is to believe concerning God.
II. Of what duty God requires of Man.
GEOGRAPHY AND ASTRONOMY.
In compiling the works on these subjects the utmost possible care has been taken to ensure clearness and accuracy of statement. Each edition is scrupulously revised as it passes through the press, so that the works may be confidently relied on as containing the latest information accessible at the time of publication. A Compendium of Modern Geography, POLITICAL,
Physical, and MATHEMATICAL: With a Chapter on the Ancient Geography of Palestine, Outlines of Astronomy and of Geology, a Glossary of Geographical Names, Descriptive and Pronouncing Tables, Questions for Examination, etc. By the Rev. ALEX.
STEWART, LL.D. Carefully Revised. With 11 Maps. 3s. 6d. School Geography. By JAMES CLYDE, M.A., LL.D., one
of the Classical Masters of the Edinburgh Academy. With special Chapters on Mathematical and Physical Geography, and Technological Appendix. Corrected throughout. 4s.
Atheneum.-"We have been struck with the ability and value of this work, which is a great advance upon previous Geographic Manuals. ... Almost for the first time, we have here met with a School Geography that is quite a readable book,-one that, being intended for advanced pupils, is well adapted to make them study the subject with a degree of interest they have never yet felt in it. ... Students preparing for the recently instituted University and Civil Service examinations will find this their best guide."
Dr Clyde's Elementary Geography. Corrected
throughout. 1s. 6d.
An Appendix on Sacred Geography has now been added, which will be found amply sufficient for ordinary uses. Fresh interest has been given to many old names by the mention of quite modern facts connected with the corresponding places. An Abstract of General Geography, comprehending a more minute Description of the British Empire, and of Palestine or the Holy Land, etc. With numerous Exercises. For Junior Classes. By JOHN WHITE, F.E.I.S., late Teacher, Edinburgh.
Carefully Revised. 1s.; or with Four Maps, 1s. 3d. White's System of Modern Geography; with Outlines of
ASTRONOMY and PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY; comprehending an Account of the Principal Towns, Climate, Soil, Productions, Religion, Education, Government, and Population of the various Countries. With a Compendium of Sacred Geography, Problems on the Globes, Exercises, etc. Carefully Revised. 2s. 6d.; or with Four Maps, 2s. 9d. Rudiments of Modern Geography. By Alex, REID, LL.D., late Head-Master of the Edinburgh Institution. With Plates, and Map of the World. Carefully Revised. 13.; or with Five Maps, 1s. 3d. Enlarged by 36 pages of extra information regarding the Counties and principal Railways of the United Kingdom. • The names of places are accented, and accompanied with short descriptions, and occasionally with the mention of some remarkable event. To the several countries are appended notices of their physical geography, productions, government, and religion; concluding with an outline of sacred geography, problems on the use of the globes, and directions for the construction of maps. First Book of Geography; being an Abridgment of
Dr Reid's Rudiments of Modern Geography; with an Outline of the Geography of Palestine. Carefully Revised. 6d.
This work has been prepared for the use of young pupils. It is a suitable and useful companion to Dr Reid's Introductory Atlas. Dr Reid's Outline of Sacred Geography. 6d.
This little work is a manual of Scripture Geography for young persons. It is designed to communicate such a knowledge of the places mentioned in holy writ as will enable children more clearly to understand the sacred narrative. It contains references to the passages of Scripture in which the most remarkable places are mentioned, notes chiefly historical and descriptive, and a Map of the Holy Land in provinces and tribes. An Introductory Geography, for Junior Pupils. By Dr
JAMES Douglas, lately Teacher of English, Great King Street,
Edinburgh. Carefully Revised. 6d. Dr Douglas's Progressive Geography. An entirely new work, showing the recent changes on the Continent and elsewhere, and embracing much Historical and other Information. 160 pages,
1s. Carefully Revised. Dr Douglas's Text-Book of Geography, containing the
PHYSICAL and POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY of all the Countries of the Globe. Systematically arranged. 2s. 6d.; or with ten Coloured
Maps, 3s. . Carefully Revised. Geography of the British Empire. By WILLIAM
LAWSON, St Mark's College, Chelsea. Carefully Revised. 38. Part I. Outlines of Mathematical and Physical Geography. II. Phy.
sical, Political, and Commercial Geography of the British Islands. III. Physical, Political, and Commercial Geography of the British
Colonies. Lawson's Standard and Physical Geographies, adapted
to the requirements of the New Code. See Catalogue, page 4.
Edinburgh Academy Modern Geography. Carefully
Revised. 2s. 6d. Edinburgh Academy Ancient Geography. 3s. Ewing's System of Geography. Carefully Revised. 4s. 6d.;
with 14 Maps, 6s.
Besides a complete treatise on the science of geography, this work contains the elements of astronomy and of physical geography, and a variety of problems to be solved by the terrestrial and celestial globes. At the end is a pronouncing Vocabulary, in the form of a gazetteer, containiug the names of all the places in the work. Elements of Astronomy: adapted for Private Instruction and Use of Schools. By Hugo Reid, Member of the College of
Preceptors. With 65 Wood Engravings. 3s. Reid's Elements of Physical Geography; with Outlines
of GEOLOGY, MATHEMATICAL GEOGRAPHY, and ASTRONOMY, and Questions for Examination. With numerous Illustrations, and a large coloured Physical Chart of the Globe. Is.
SCHOOL ATLASES. A General Atlas of Modern Geography; 29 Maps,
Coloured. By Thomas Ewing. 7s. 6d. White's Elementary Atlas of Modern Geography,
4to, 10 Maps, Coloured. 2s. 6d.
Contents.—1. The World; 2. Europe; 3. Asia; 4. Africa ; 5. North America; 6. South America ; 7. England ; 8. Scotland; 9. Ireland ; 10. Palestine. A School Atlas of Modern Geography. 4to, 16 Maps,
Coloured. By ALEXANDER REID, LL.D., late Head Master of the
Edinburgh Institution, etc. 5s. Reid's Introductory Atlas of Modern Geography.
4to, 10 Maps, Coloured. 2s. 6d. CONTENTS.-1. The World; 2. Europe ; 3. Asia ; 4. Africa ; 5. North America; 6. South America; 7. England; 8. Scotland; 9. Ireland; 10. Palestine. Murphy's Bible Atlas of 24 MAPS, With Historical
Descriptions. 1s. 6d. coloured.
Witness.--"We recommend this Atlas to teachers, parents, and individual Christians, as a comprehensive and cheap auxiliary to the intelligent reading of the Scriptures."
The works in this department have been prepared with the greatest care. They will be found to include Class-books for Junior and Senior Classes in all the branches of History generally taught in the best schools. While the utmost attention has been paid to accuracy, the narratives have in every case been rendered as instructive and pleasing as possible, so as to relieve the study from the tediousness of a inere dry detail of facts, A Concise History of England in Epochs. By J. F.
CORKRAN. With Maps and Genealogical and Chronological Tables, and comprehensive Questions to each Chapter. New Edition, with the History continued. 2s. 6d.
The writer has endeavoured to convey a broad and full impression of the great Epochs, and to develop with care, but in subordination to the rest of the narrative, the growth of Law and of the Constitutio History of England for Junior Classes ; with Questions
for Examination. Edited by HENRY WHITE, B.A., Trinity College, Cambridge, M.A. and Ph. Dr. Heidelberg. 1s. 6d.
Athenæum.-"A cheap and excellent history of England, admirably adapted for the use of junior classes. The various changes that have taken place in our constitution are briefly but clearly described. It is surprising how successfully the editor has not merely avoided the obscurity which generally accompanies brevity, but invested his narrative with an interest too often wanting in larger historical works. The information conveyed is thoroughly sound; and the utility of the book is much increased by the addition of examination questions at the end of each chapter.” History of Great Britain and Ireland; with an Account
of the Present State and Resources of the United Kingdom and its Colonies. With Questions and a Map. By Dr WHITE. 3s.
A carefully compiled history for the use of schools. The writer has consulted the more recent authorities: his opinions are liberal, and on the whole just and impartial: the succession of events is developed with clearness, and with more of that picturesque effect which so delights the young than is common in historical abstracts." History of Scotland for Junior Classes; with Questions
for Examination. Edited by Dr WHITE. Is. 6d. History of Scotland for Senior Classes; with Questions
for Examination. Edited by Dr WHITE. 38. 6d. History of France; with Questions for Examination, and a
Map. Edited by Dr WHITE. 3s. 6d.
Athenæum.--"Dr White is remarkably happy in combining convenient brevity with sufficiency of information, clearness of exposition, and interest of detail. He shows great judgment in apportioning to each subject its due amount of consideration." Outlines of Universal History. Edited by Dr White. 2s.
Spectator. -"Distinct in its arrangement, skilful in its selection of leading features, close and clear in its narrative."