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Vegetables of America. THE FIELD AND GARDEN VEGETABLES OF AMERICA,
Containing Full Descriptions of nearly Eleven Hundred Species and Varieties; with Directions for Propagation, Culture, and Use. By FEARING BURR, Jr. Illustrated with numerous Engravings on Wood. 8vo. pp. 690. The above work is entirely new, and embraces all the directions necessary for the successful management of a vegetable farm or garden. It is also invaluable as a guide to the selection of the best varieties. Farmers and Gardeners will find this a complete compend of information upon the subject.
· Harris on Insects. A TREATISE ON SOME OF THE INSECTS INJURIOUS
TO VEGETATION. By THADDEUS WILLIAM HARRIS. A new Edition, en-
$ 3.00 os colored plates . . . 4.00 This work surpasses in beauty and elegance anything of the kind ever before attempted in this country. The illustrations are very numerous and very superb, including nearly
three hundred wood-cuts in the highest style of the art, and nearly a hundred objects on • steel, colored from life by hand.
It 'is issued in an octavo volume, beautifully printed at the University Press, Cambridge, on tinted paper, handsomely bound, and is one of the most important and valuable works of the kind ever published. Every farmer, every horticulturist, and every student of Natural History should have a copy of this splendid edition, — the finest which will ever appear.
May's Constitutional History. THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, Since
the Accession of George III., 1760 – 1860. By THOMAS ERSKINE MAY, C. B.
Vol. I. 12mo. Tinted paper. Price, $ 1.50. ** The second volume. being the completion of this valuable supplement to Hallam, having just been published in London, is now in press and will be issued immediately.
The work has already been introduced into Harvard and other Colleges as a text-, book.
Spiritualism. THREE ARTICLES ON SPIRITUALISM. By a Bible Spiritual. ist. 12mo. Price, 50 cents.
Hudson's Shakespeare. SHAKESPEARE'S COMPLETE WORKS, the text carefully re
stored according to the first editions. With Introductions, Notes (original and selected), and a Life of the Poet, by the Rev. HENRY N. HUDSON, A. M. 11 vols.
16mo. Cloth. Steel portrait. Price per vol., cloth, $1; half calf or mor. $ 2. This is the favorite edition of Shakespeare. The volume is of the most convenient size, the type large, the paper fine and beautifully printed.
Thoughts in My Garden. THOUGHTS IN MY GARDEN. By Mary G. WARE, Author of
“ Elements of Character." 16mo. Price, $ 1.00. CONTENTS. — The Dawning Day. — Faith Work and Love Work. – Elm Seeds. Weeds. — Squirrels. - Birds and other Things. - The Sowing of Seed. - About Seeds.
- The Changing Seasons. — Autumn Leaves. — The Uses of Gardening. — The Household Garden. - Home Virtues. - Parental Duty. — Simple Pleasures. - Filial and Parental Love. — Disappointments. - Drought. — Insects and Worms. - The Power and Use of Circumstance.
Channing's Self-Culture. LECTURES on the Elevation of the Laboring Portion of the Community.
By Rev. WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING, D.D. With a Portrait and a Biographical Sketch. 16mo. Price, 75 cents. A new and enlarged edition of one of the most valuable of Dr. Chanding's Writings.
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