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ACCORDING TO SEASON. Talks about the Flowers in the Order of their Appearance in

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Charles Scribner's Sons have recently acquired the rights of this charming story of Mr. Stockton's, and now issue it uniform with the author's other famous books. BEYOND. THE ROCKIES. A Spring Journey in California. By Dr. C. A. STODDARD.

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Delightful Short Stories. 16mo, $1.25. It would be hard to name stories better from any point of view than are four at least of these. - New York Evening Post.

Strangers and Wayfarers. Tales of New England. Short Stories. Fifth Edition. 16mo, $1.25. Selected from Miss Jewett's Books. 10mo, Delicious tales of New England life. Her slightest

$1.00. sketches are full of pleasure, for they reveal a fresh All of them are marked by that careful study and and delighted consciousness of the possibilities of comprehending knowledge of the rural New Englander rural life. Public Ledger (Philadelphia).

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And Other People. Second Edition. 10mo, ful book. Boston Journal.


Miss Jewett has an abundant humor of fine, deli.
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gilt top, $1.25. One is almost tempted to say, " Hawthorne redivirus," as one lays down this singularly charming little book. Truly artistic work. – The Church

Eighth Edition. 18mo, gilt top, $1.25. man (New York).

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A Novel. Eleventh Edition. 10mo, $1.25. A beautiful volume. Crown 8vo, $2.50.

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Memoirs illustrating the His- Climbing in the Himalayas. tory of Napoleon 1., from By WILLIAM MARTIN CONWAY, M.A., F.R.G.S. 1802 to 1815.

Vice-President of the Alpine Club; formerly By BARON CLAUDE-FRANÇOIS DE MENEVAL,

Professor of Art in University College, LiverPrivate Secretary to Napoleon. Edited by

pool. With Map and 300 Illustrations, Svo,

cloth. $10.00. his grandson, BARON NAPOLEON JOSEPH DE

This work contains a minute record of one of the most MENEVAL. With Portraits and Autograph

important and thrilling geographical enterprises of the cenLetters. In three volumes, 8vo, cloth.

tury, - an expedition made in 1892, under the auspices of These volumes, published simultaneously in France, Eng. the Royal Geographical Society, the Royal Society, the land, and America, furnish a picture of Napoleon's daily

British Association, and the Government of India. It inlife which is believed to be unexcelled in point of closeness cluded an exploration of the glaciers at the head of the Bagrot of observation and graphic detail by any other narrative. Valley and ihe great peaks in the neighborhood of RakiThat Meneval was not the man to neglect his opportunities pushi (25,500 feet); an expedition to Hispar at the foot of is shown abundantly by the glimpses of character revealed The longest glacier in the world outside the polar regions; in his diaries and notes. Yet, for personal and other rea

the first definitely recorded passage of the Hispar Pass, sons, his invaluable recollections were not given to the

the longest known pass in the world; and the ascent of world. They have been treasured by his family until the Pioneer Peak (about 23,000 feet), the highest ascent yet aupresent time of profound interest in the Napoleonic history.

thentically made. No better man could have been chosen Oi Napoleon's relations with Josephine and Marie Louise for this important expedition than Mr. Conway, who has

- of all the features of his domestic and social existence - spent over twenty years in mountaineering work in the Alps. Meneval had abundant knowledge, for he shared Napo- Already the author of nine published books, he has recor. leon's private life; and since he was sitting at the fountain

ded his discoveries in this volume in the clear, incisive, and head of information, he is able to shed new light on many

thrilling language of an expert. features of the Napoleonic campaigns. His narrative is most interesting; its historical importance need not be em

Ladies in the Field. phasized.

Edited by the LADY GREVILLE. Articles on A Journey in Other Worlds.

Sport by the Duchess of Newcastle, Diane A Romance of the Future. By JOHN JACOB AS- Chasseresse, Mrs. Chaworth Musters, Miss

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with the authority of good names, and there is something he is a follower of Jules Verne, he has not forgotten also to

engagingly modest, businesslike, and simple in the way each study the philosophers.” – New York Tribune.

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the world. A true cosmopolite, London, Paris, and Calhas been engaged upon the book for over two years, and cutta have become familiar to her, as well as New York and has brought to bear upon it a great deal of hard work in the Montreal. The title of her new book indicates an immeway of scientific research, of which he has been very fond diately attractive theme, and the author's vigorous treatment ever since he entered Harvard.

It is admirably illustra

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study of character, command of local color, and dramatic "Mr. Astor has himself almost all the qualities imagina


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Sarah Orne Jewett.

A Native of Winby, and Other Tales. ligneiu Stories, including, best

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Lucy Gibbons Morse.
Rachel Stanwood : A Story of the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. 16mo, $1.25. "A

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Bret Harte.

A Protégée of Jack Hamlin's, and Other Tales.
ume of Mr. Harte's inimitable stories, nearly all relating to California and the West.

16mio, $1.29 A new Chen

Thomas Bailey Aldrich.
Two Bites at a Cherry, with Other Tales, como; gilt top: 5:23

"Nowhere has he displayed his versatile gifts, the pathos, the quaint humor, the delicate wit, the refined feeling, and the fericity of style by which his works are distinguished, to better advantage."'-- Home Journal (New York).

George Anson Jackson.

The Son of a Prophet.

16mo, $1.25. "We do not hesitate to rank this story in respect to both interest and power with · Ben Hur'and the


• Prince of India.'” – Boston Congregationalist

Gertrude Smith.

The Rousing of Mrs. Potter, and Other Stories. 16mo, siis of fresh, vigorous, readable stories, some of which have appeared in The Century and other periodicals. Several

A pretty bors of them are Western in scene and character, some are located in New England, and one in Italy.

Helen Dawes Brown.
The Petrie Estate.

16mo, $1.25. “Helen Dawes Brown is pleasantly remembered as

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Kate Douglas Wiggin.

Polly Oliver's Problem.

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unexcelled, for aside from the interest in Polly's solutna of her problem, there are many lessons of courage and hopefulness that are good for girls to think about. The many readers of The Birds' Christmas Carol' will be glad to meet Mrs. Bird again, who figures in this story as an important factor in Polly's career.' - Public Opinion (Washington, D. C.).

Blanche Willis Howard.
No Heroes. A Story for Boys. Illustrated. 75 cents. “* Blanche Willis Howard tells a vigorous

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