Recent American Publications
Black Diamonds, gathered in the Darkey Homes of the South. By Edward A. Pollard, of Virginia. Now York. Puduey and Russell. 12mo. pp. 122. 50 cts.
Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders; or the Cogitations and Confessions of an Aged Physician. By William A. Alcott, M. D. Boston. John P. Jewett & Co. 12mo. pp. 384. §1.00.
Modern Philology; its Discoveries, History, and Influence, Tabular Views, and an Index. By Benjamin W. Dwight. New York. A. S, Barnes & Burr. 8vo. pp. 354. §1.75.
The Mississippi Bubble; a Memoir of John Law. By Adolphe Thiers, Author of “ The Consulate and Empire.” To which are added Authentic Accounts of the Darien Expedition and the South Sea Scheme. Translated and edited by Frank S. Fiske. New York. W. A. Townsend & Co. l2mo. pp. 338. $1.00.
The Use and Abuse of Tobacco. By John Lizar. From the Eighth Edinburgh Edition. Philadelphia. Lindsay & Blakiston. 16mo. pp. 136. 50 cts.
Alcohol; its Place and Power. By James Miller. From the Nineteenth Glasgow Edition. Philadelphia. Lindsay & Blakiston. 16mo. pp. 179. 50 cts.
Life of Colonel David Crockett, written by Himself. Philadelphia. G. G. Evans. 12mo. pp. 405. $1.00,
The Diseases of Cattle. By George H. Dadd. Boston. John P. Jewett & Co. 12mo. pp. 395. $1.25.
My Third Book. A Collection of Tales. By Louise Chandler Moulton. New York. Harper & Brothers. 12mo, pp. 434. $1.00.
Henry St. John, Gentleman, of “ Flower of Hundreds,” in the County of Prince George, Virginia. A Tale of 1774-75. By John Esten Cooke, Author of the “ Virginia Comedians,” etc. New York. Harper & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 503. $1,00.
Rab and his Friends, By John Brown, M. D. Boston. Ticknor & Fields. 18mo. pp. 31. 15 cts.
Letters on Modern Agriculture. By Baron von Liebig. Edited by John Blyth, M. D., Professor of Chemistry, Queen’s College, Oxford. New York. John Wiley. 12mo. pp. 233. 75 cts.
Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions; or the Adventures of Sir John Franklin. New York. H. Dayton & Co. 12mo. pp. 473. $1.25.
A Dictionary of Love; containing a Definition of all the Terms used in the History of the Tender Passion. By Theocritus, .Junior. New York. Dick & Fitzgerald. 12mo. pp. 275. §1.00.
Miss Slimmens’s Window, and other Papers. By Mrs. Mark Peabody. With Humorous Illustrations. New York. Derby & Jackson. 12mo. pp. 312. $1.00.
The Life, Travels, and Books of Alexander von Humboldt. With an Introduction by Bayard Taylor. New York. Rudd & Carleton. 12mo. pp. 482. $1.25.
The Book of the First American Chess Congress; containing the Proceedings of that Celebrated Assemblage, held in New York in the Year 1857; with the Papers read in its Sessions, the Games played in the Grand Tournament, and the Stratagems entered in the Problem Tournay; together with Sketches of the History of Chess in the Old and New World. By Daniel Willard Fiske, M. A. New York. Rudd & Carleton. 12mo. pp. 363. $1.50.
The Rector;’ of Moreland; or, My Duty. Boston. J. E. Tilton & Co. 12mo. pp. 339. $1.00.
British Novelists and their Styles; being a Critical Sketch of the History of British Prose Fiction. By David Masson, M. A., Professor of English Literature, University College, London. Author of “ The Life and Times of John Milton.” Boston. Gould & Lincoln. 12mo. pp. 312. 75 cts.
Fiji and the Fijians. By Thomas Williams and James Calvert, late Missionaries in Fiji. Edited by George Stringer Rowe. New York. D. Appleton & Co. 8vo. pp. 540. $2.50.
Presidential Candidates; containing Sketches, Biographical, Personal, and Political, of Prominent Candidates for the Presidency in 1860. By D. W. Bartlett. New York. A. B. Burdick. 12mo. pp. 360. $1.00.
Out of the Depths; the Story of a Woman’s Life. New York. W. A. Townsend & Co. 12mo. pp. 370. $1.00.
A Commentary, Explanatory, Doctrinal, and Practical, on the Epistle to the Ephesians. By R. E. Pattison, D. D., late President of Waterville College. Boston. Gould & Lincoln. 12mo. pp. 244. 85 cts.
Rhymes of Twenty Years. By Henry Morford. New York. H. Dexter & Co. 12mo. pp. 214. $1.00.
A Manual of Naval Tactics; together with a Brief Critical Analysis of the Principal Modern Naval Battles. By James H. Ward, Commander U. S. N. With an Appendix, being an Extract from Sir Howard Douglas's “Naval Warfare with Steam.” New York. D. Appleton & Co. 8vo. pp. 312. $2.50.
Essays, Lectures, etc., upon Select Topics in Revealed Theology. By Nathaniel W. Taylor, D. D., late Dwight Professor of Didactic Theology in Yale College. New York. Clark, Austin, & Smith. 8vo. pp. 425. $1.50.
The Character and Portraits of Washington. By H. T. Tuekerman. Illustrated with all the Prominent Portraits, Proofs on India Paper, and a Fine Plate of the Washington Monument, by Crawford, at Richmond, Va., from a Photograph of a Drawing, by Ehninger. New York. G. P. Putnam, 4to. $6.00.
The Works of William Shakespeare. Edited by Richard Grant White. Vols. VI., VII., VIII. Histories. Boston. Little, Brown, & Co. 12mo. pp. 564, 468, 453. per vol. $1.50.
The Good News of God. Sermons by Charles Kingsley, Rector of Eversley. New York. Burt, Hutchinson, & Abbey. 12mo. pp. 370. $1.00.
Beulah. By Augusta J. Evans. New York. Derby & Jackson. 12mo. pp. 510. $1.25.
History of the Life and Times of James Madison. By William C. Rives. Volume I. Boston. Little, Brown, & Co. 8vo. pp. 660. $2.25.
Life of Hannibal. By Thomas Arnold, D. D. New York. Sheldon & Co. l8mo. pp. 320. 50 cts.
Life of Thomas a Becket. By Henry Hart Milman, D. D., Dean of St. Paul’s. New York. Sheldon & Co. 18mo. pp. 246. 50 cts.
The Logic of Political Economy; and other Papers. By Thomas De Quincey. Boston. Ticknor & Fields. 12mo. pp. 387. 75 cts.
Paul the Preacher; or a Popular and Practical Exposition of his Discourses and Speeches, as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles. By John Eadie, D. D., LL. D. New York. R. Carter & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 453. $1.25.
The Teacher’s Assistant, or Hints and Methods in School Discipline and Instruction ; being a Series of Familiar Letters to one entering upon the Teacher’s Work. By Charles Northend, A. M. Boston. Crosby, Nichols, & Co. 12mo. pp. 583. $1.00.
Parties and their Principles; a Manual of Political Intelligence, exhibiting the Origin, Growth, and Character of the National Parties. With an Appendix, containing Valuable and General Statistical Information. By Arthur Holmes. New York. D. Appleton & Co. 12mo. pp. 394. $1.00.
Four Years Aboard the Whale-Ship. Embracing Cruises in the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Antarctic Oceans, in the Years 1855-59. By William B. Whitecar, Jr. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. 12mo. pp. 413. $1.00.
The History of the Whig Party. By R. Mackintosh Ormsby. Boston. Crosby, Nichols, & Co. 12mo. pp. 377. $1.00.
Rills from the Fountain of Life; or, Sermons to Children. By Rev. Richard Newton, D. D., Rector of St. Paul’s Church, Philadelphia. New York. R. Carter & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 220. 75 cts.
Life in Jesus; a Memoir of Mrs. Mary Winslow, arranged from her Correspondence, Diary, and Thoughts. By her Son, Octavius Winslow, D. D. New York. R. Carter & Brothers. 12mo. pp. 426. $1.00.
Almost a Heroine. By the Author of “ Charles Auchester,” “ Counterparts,” etc., etc. Boston. Ticknor & Fields. 12mo. pp. 399. $1.00.
Life in Tuscany. By Mabel Sharman Crawford. From the London Edition, New York. Sheldon & Co. 12mo. pp. 339. $1.00.
Germaine. By Edmond About. Boston. J. E. Tilton & Co. 12mo. pp. 341. $1.00.
The Puritans; or, the Church, Court, and Parliament of England, during the Reigns of Edward Sixth and Queen Elizabeth. By Samuel Hopkins. 3 vols. Vol. I. Boston. Gould & Lincoln. 8vo. pp. 549. $2.50.
The New American Cyclopædia; a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. Edited by George Ripley and Charles A. Dana. Volume VII. Edward — Fueros. New York. D. Appleton & Co. 8vo. pp. 786. $3.00.
The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed. New and enlarged Edition. 2 vols. New York. Redfield. l2mo. pp. 310, 304. $2.00.