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Page 7 - Historical and Descriptive Account of British India. From the most Remote Period to the Present Time. Including a Narrative of the Early Portuguese and English Voyages, the Revolutions in the Mogul Empire, and the Origin, Progress, and Establishment of the British Power; with Illustrations of the Botany, Zoology, Climate, Geology, and Mineralogy.
Page 3 - Traveller. FESTIVALS, GAMES, AND AMUSEMENTS, Ancient and Modern. By HORATIO SMITH, Esq. With Additions. By SAMUEL WOODWORTH, Esq., of New-York. With Engravings. 18mo. " The book contains a mine of information on the subjects embraced in its title, and should be placed in every family.
Page 9 - A Popular Guide to the Observation of Nature ; or, Hints of Inducement to the Study of Natural Productions and Appearances, in their Connexions and Relations.
Page 4 - LIVES AND VOYAGES OF DRAKE, CAVENDISH, AND DAMPIER ; including an introductory View of the earlier Discoveries in the South Sea, * and the History of the Bucaniers. With Portraits. " This is certainly one of the most interesting compilations which the press has sent forth for some years.
Page 218 - God made them ;" and though in all cases we must come to those words some time or other, we should never do so at the beginning of an inquiry. That is one of the most obvious, as well as one of the most undeniable...
Page 346 - The Swiss Family Robinson; or, the Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons on a Desert Island. With Explanatory Notes and Illustrations. First and Second Series. New Edition, complete in one volume, 3s. 6d. Geography for my Children. By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Author of " Uncle Tom's Cabin,