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SCHOOL TEACHERS, Professional Men, and Young Men from the Country, are Wanted to act as AGENTS, in introducing into each County in the United States and Canada, the following publications, which are sold only by Subscription.
Agents will be enabled to offer unusual inducements in Canvassing, as an elegant portrait of Washington, 16 x 20 inches, and worth $1.00, will be furnished with the books as a GIFT to each subscriber, except to Abbott's Civil War.
Agents will not be required to canvass territory previously occupied unless they choose, and all books remaining unsold may be returned at prices originally charged, if in good condition; providing they are returned within four months from the time of shipment.
Persons wishing appointments as agents or to obtain further information on the subject, will apply immediately at the Office of the Subscriber, or address, by mail,
HENRY BILL, NORWICH, Conn.
To be issued in the English and German Languages.
CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA,
COMPRISING A FULL AND IMPARTIAL ACCOUNT OF THE
ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF THE REBELLION,
OF THE VARIOUS
Naval and Military Engagements, of the Heroic Deeds performed by Armies and In. dividuals, and of Touching Scenes in the Field, the Camp, the
Hospital and the Cabin,
By J. S. C. ABBOTT, Author of the “ Life of Napoleon," " History of the French Revolution," " Monarchies
of Continental Europe," &c. Illustrated with Maps, Diagrams, and numerous Steel Engravings of Battle-Scenes, from original designs by Darley, and other eminent artists, and portraits of distinguished men
both North and South.
IN TWO VOLUMES. VOLUME L, CONTAINING OVER 500 PAGES, WILL BE ISSUED SOON.
VOLUME II., CONTAINING OVER 500 PAGES, WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE WAR The Work complete in two Volumes will comprise over 1,000 large Octavo pages. The author of this work is well known as one of the most talented and popular historical writers, and his History of the Great Rebellion will not be surpassed in merit and attractiveness by any other that may be offered to the public.
The Illustrations are all from original designs, engraved on Steel, by the best Artists, expressly for the work, and comprise portraits of distinguished commanders and civilians, both north and south, with the prominent battle-scenes by sea and land.
Trusting the reader will regard this work as one of superior importance and value, and as eminently worthy a place in every library and family in the land, the publisher with entire confidence solicits your influence in giving it the widest possible circulation. You will confer a favor by speaking of the work among your friends, and also by showing this Circular to some acquaintance who would be likely to engage in its distribution. If you desire an appointment yourself as agent, please apply (naming the territory you prefer).
The great popularity of this work has induced the publisher to issue it in the GERMAN LANGUAGE and it will be published in Two Volumes, at the same time as the English edition and in the same style and at the same price
Encyclopedia of all Nations :
COMPRISING A COMPLETE
PHYSICAL, STATISTICAL, CIVIL, AND POLITICAL DESCRIPTION
Exhibiting its varions rivers, mountains, lakes, plains, &c.; the navr.ral history of each country,
beasts, birds, fishes, shells, minerals, insects, flowers, plants, &c.; and the productive
with a particular account of all the principal cities and towns. INCLUDING THE LATE DISCOVERIES AND TRAVELS OF DR. KANE,
DR. BARTH AND DR. LIVINGSTON: Also, a general View of Astronomy, showing the relation of the Earth to the
BY HUGH MURRAY, F.R.: E. Assisted in Geology, &c., by Prof. Jameson; Astronomy, By Prof. Wallace; Zoology,
&c., by Prof. Swainson; Botany, by Prof. Hooker. Edited by ELBRIDGE SMITH, A. M., Principal of the Norwich Free Academy.
The whole embellished with a Map of the World on Mercator's projection, and a Chart of the Flags of all the Nations of the Globe; together with over one thousand engravings (some of which are beautifully colored) executed in the best style, representing a great variety of objects curious in nature and art, such as remarkable buildings, views of cities, places celebrated in history or interesting from natural phenomena, the appearance, customs and costumes of the various nations, and objects in the animal and vegetable kingdoms.
In two volumes, bound in clegant embossed and gilt leather binding, consisting of over 1,600 closely printed large imperial octavo pages.
The reproduction of this great work in this country cost over ten thousand dollars ($10,000). In it the publisher has embodied his idea of a model subscription book. Its authors were nearly ten years in its production, and the American editor has expended great pains in making it a complete work.
A peculiar feature of this work is, many of the larger engravings are colored by hand in imitation of nature, and the map of the world and the flags of all nations are also beautifully colored
IN THE GERMAN LANGUAGE.
THE ILLUSTRATED NEW WORLD:
A GENERAL HISTORY OF ALL THE VARIOUS NATIONS AND REPUBLICS
OF THE WESTERN CONTINENT. THEIR RISE, PROGRESS, AND PRESENT CONDITION. Comprising early discoveries by the Spanish, French, and other navigators, an account of the American Indians, with a complete history of the United States from the first settlement to the present time, with geographical descriptions of each State and Territory, an elaborate Appendis, with important instructions to emigrants, Washington's Farewell Address, and other public
documents, statistical tables, &c., &c.
EDITED BY JOHN L. DENISON, A, M., AND TRANSLATED BY GEORGE DIETZ, LATE TRANSLATOR FOR THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.
The whole illustrated with over three hundred engravings (many of which are splendidly colored), consisting of battle scenes, views of cities, prominent events, and portraits of distinguished men, from designs of the most celebrated artists, in one large royal octavo volume, containing 880 pages, executed in modern style, and bound in embossed and gilt leather binding.
It is purely American in its character, and aims throughout to induct the immigrant into all the manners, customs, and institutions peculiar to the United States, having for its object to Americanize this valuable clement of our rapidly increasing population.
This book has been issued but a short time, and already nearly 20,000 copies have been sold.
HISTORY OF THE WORLD :
A GENERAL HISTORY, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN, OF ALL
THE PRINCIPAL NATIONS OF THE GLOBE, Their Rise, Progress, Present Condition, Etc., Etc. Embracing a brief account of the Russian and Italian Wars, and a complete history of the United States to the present time, including the War of the Revolution, that of 1812, and the late War with Mexico, ihe administrations of the Presidents, and the brilliant career of Washington, Wayne, Jackson, Taylor, Scott, and their compatriots; with an appendix, containing important public documents and valuable statistical tables.
BY SAMUEL MAUNDER,
Edited by JOHN INMAN, Esq., Late Editor of the New York Commercial Advertiser, and other distinguished American Authors. The whole embellished with numerous engravings (beautifully colored by hand in imitation of nature), representing battle-scenes, views of cities, prominent events, flags of the different nations, coronations, processions,
costumes, etc., etc., In Two large octavo volumes, containing upwards of 1,500 pages, and illustrated with thirty. two colored engravings, executed in the most modern style, after authentic pictures, together with a Chart of the Flags of the various Nations, appropriately colored, and bound in embossed and gilt leather binding, with marbled edges.
The success that has attended this great work since its first publication is unprecedented It has gone on increasing in its sale, until over three hundred thousand volumes have been sold.
Liistory of the New World:
CONTAINING A GENERAL VIEW OF ALL THE VARIOUS NATIONS, STATES AND REPUBLICS OF THE
WESTERN CONTINENT; Comprising the early discoveries by the Spanish, French, and other navigators, an account of tho
American Indians, and a Complete History of the United States to the Present Time. Including the French and Indian Wars, the War of the Revolution, that of 1812, the late War with Mexico, and embracing the brilliant career of Washington, Wayne, Jackson, Taylor, Scott, and their compatriots; and incidentally, an account
of the late Russian and Italian Wars. With an Appendix, containing important Public Documents, and closing with extensive and
valuable Statistical Tubles.
“Tue New WORLD," IN GERMAN, ETC. The whole illustrated with over Three lundred Engravings, some of which are beautifnlly colored by hand, true tu nature, consisting of Battle Scenes. Views of Cities, Flags of the various Nations, Prominent events, and Portraits of Distinguished Men, from designs by Lossing, Croome, Deveraux, and other celebrated American Artists.
in one large octavo volume, containing over 770 pages, and illustrated with over 300 engravings, some of which are steel, and many beantifully colored by hand, true to nature, and will lo bound in embossed and gilt leather binding, with marbled edges.
This work was so well received, that already it has been translated into the German Language, under the title of Illustrated New World (sce opposite page), and about 20,000 copies sold in the German Language in this country alone, and large orders have been received froin Germany, for the work in their language.
HISTORY OF THE WARS
A COMPLETE HISTORY OF ALL THE BATTLES OF THE COUNTRY,
BY SEA AND LAND,
EARLIEST SETTLEMENT TO THE PRESENT TIME ;
FRENCH AND INDIAN WARS, THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION, THAT OF 1812,
THE SEMINOLE WAR, THE WAR WITH MEXICO; AND ALSO A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE GREAT REBELLION
TO ITS CLOSE.
Embracing the brilliant career of Washington, Jackson, Scott, McClellan,
Fremont, Halleck, and their noble Compatriots.
BY JOHN LEDYARD DENISON, A. M.,
PICTORIAL NEW WORLD," IN GERMAN AND ENGLISH,
AUTHOR OF THE
ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS ON STEEL AND WOOD, Many of which are beautifully colored, consisting of Portraits of Distinguished Military and Naval Commanders, Life-like Representations of the Principal Battles, Naval and Military, etc.,
etc., from designs by Lossing, Darley, and other distinguished artists.
This work will be in two large Octavo Volqmes, containing over 500 pages each, and embel. lished with a large number of Engravings on Steel and Wood, consisting of Battle Scenes, & (many of which are colored by hand in iinitation of nature), and bound in Arabesque Leather bind. ing, with marbled edges.
This work, giving as it does a complete account of all our Military and Natal engagements from the early Colonial contlicts to the close of the Great Rebellion, separate from our political and social history, affords a clear view of the warlike resources and growth of this country, and of our ability to maintain our sacred rights and exalted position among the Nations of the Earth. The publisher believes that this work will not only be read with interest by every loyal citizen, but that it will also be of permanent value, and exert an intluence to foster and preserve that spirit of enlightened patriotism on which the prosperity and perpetuity of our free institutions depend.
A PICTORIAL BIOGRAPHY OF
Embellished with numerous Engravings, many of which are colored by hand by the best Artists, representing Battle Scenes, etc., and an equestrian portrait and medallion likeness on steel, from designs by Benson J. Lossing, Croome, and others
BY JOHN FROST, LL. D. In one volume octavo, 560 pages, elegantly bound in red muslin binding, and also in embossed
leather, with marbled edges.