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Books for the Study of French.
DREYSPRING'S EASY LESSONS IN FRENCH.
By ADOLPHE DREYSPRING. 8vo, 142 pages. Illustrated. 60 cents. According to the Cumulative Method. Adapted to schools and home instruction.
DUFFET'S FRENCH METHOD.
By F. DUFFET. 12mo, 192 pages. Parts I and II. Each, 72 cents.
Part I embraces the most important rules for pronunciation and twenty-five progressive lessons. Part II contains a more formal treatment of the subject. DUFFET'S (HENNEQUIN'S) NEW FRENCH METHOD.
By F. DUFFET. 12mo, 394 pages. $1.20.
Revised and adapted to the use of American schools and colleges by ALFRED HENNEQUIN, Ph. D. FASQUELLE'S INTRODUCTORY FRENCH COURSE.
By LOUIS FASQUELLE, LL. D. 18mo, 300 pages. 65 cents.
A course of the French Language introductory to "Larger French Course." FASQUELLE'S FRENCH COURSE.
12mo, 508 pages. $1.35.
Embracing both the analytic and synthetic methods of instruction. FASQUELLE'S MANUAL OF FRENCH CONVERSATION.
12mo, 275 pages. 90 cents.
A copious class-book of French conversation, with a full collection of French idiomatical phrases, alphabetically arranged. GASTINEAU'S CONVERSATION METHOD WITH FRENCH. By EDMOND GASTINEAU, A. M. 12mo, 528 pages. $2.00. Intended for self-instruction, or for use in schools. LANGUELLIER AND MONSANTO'S FRENCH COURSE.
12mo, 530 pages. $1.45.
A practical course on the plan of Woodbury's German.
WORMAN'S FIRST FRENCH BOOK.
By J. H. WORMAN. 12mo, 83 pages. 40 cents.
After the natural or Pestalozzian method. For schools and home instruc
WORMAN'S SECOND FRENCH BOOK.
12mo, 96 pages. 40 cents.
Arranged so as to follow the first book, or to be used independently.
WORMAN'S GRAMMAIRE FRANÇAISE.
12mo, 192 pages. $1.00.
The essentials of French Grammar for English-speaking students.
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History-England and France.
BERARD'S SCHOOL HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
12mo, 470 pp. Cloth
The social life of the English people is felicitously interwoven with the civil and military transactions of the country. The nation's religion, literature, science, art and commerce occupy a prominent place in the book.
DICKENS'S CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
16m0, 308 pp. Half Leather .
Related in a charming narrative style, so that it reads to the child like a story. The events are so vividly portrayed, and in so interesting a manner that even a child without the desire to learn is led to read on from sheer interest.
12mo, 324 pp. Cloth
LANCASTER'S MANUAL OF ENGLISH HISTORY. $1.00 A brief and practical book. Though short, it is not a bare and uninteresting outline, but contains enough of explanation and detail to make intelligible the cause and effect of events. Their relations to the history and development of the American people are made specially prominent.
MORRIS'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
12mo, 533 pp. Cloth
In this book the events of each reign, grouped according to their order and importance, are placed at the beginning of each chapter, and the outline thus given is filled up in detail. A chapter on the social condition of the people is given at the end of each period.
THALHEIMER'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
12mo, 288 pp. Cloth, illustrated
A compact volume, comprehensive in scope, but sufficiently brief to be completed in one school term. Its statements of historical facts are based upon the studies of the most recent and reliable authorities. The maps are superior in fullness, accuracy and beauty.
BARNES'S BRIEF HISTORY OF FRANCE.
12mo, 330 pp. Cloth
This book is primary in matter and manner of treatment. Especially interesting are the chapters on manners and customs of the people at different periods, and the linking of events by tracing cause and effect.
YONGE'S HISTORY OF FRANCE. (Primer Series.)
18mo, 122 pp. Flexible cloth.
35 cents With maps of France showing the provinces and the departments. A short but comprehensive history of France, designed for use in schools where but little time is devoted to this subject or as a reference book. Topical headings are placed at the beginning of the paragraphs.
Copies of these or any of the publications of the American Book Company for the use of teachers or school officers, or for examination with a view to introduction, will be sent by mail, postpaid, on receipt of the list or introduction price.
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THALHEIMER'S GENERAL HISTORY. 12mo, 448 pp. Half roan, illustrated
Extreme brevity has here been combined with a lively and simple narrative, such as might supply the present need of young pupils while affording a symmetrical plan for the research of older ones.
SWINTON'S OUTLINES OF HISTORY.
12mo, 500 pp. Cloth
Ancient, Mediæval and Modern, with special reference to the History of Mankind. Its anatomical synopses, its maps showing the political divisions at the great epochs, its collateral information, its surveys of the great events, distinguished men, and important discoveries, furnish in an entertaining style just what is valuable to the beginner of the study of history.
LORD'S POINTS OF HISTORY.
12m0, 300 pp. Cloth
The salient points in the history of the world arranged catechetically for class use or for review and examination by teacher or pupil. GILMAN'S FIRST STEPS IN GENERAL HISTORY. 75 cents A suggestive outline of great compactness. Each country is treated by itself, and the United States receives special attention. Frequent maps, contemporary events in tables, references to standard works for fuller details, and a minute index constitute the " Illustrative Apparatus." The style is surprisingly vivid and at times even ornate.
18mo, 385 pp. Cloth
FISHER'S OUTLINES OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY. $2.40
8vo, 690 pp. Cloth
This work, designed as a text-book and for private reading, is a clear and condensed narrative, brought down to the present year, comprising not only a record of political events, but also a sketch of the progress of literature, art and science from the beginning of history to the present time. BARNES'S GENERAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD. $1.60
12mo, 600 pp. Cloth
A complete outline of the world's history. Some of the prominent features comprise: blackboard analysis; summaries to assist in review; lists of reading references; colored maps; scenes in real life; chapters on civilization; genealogical tables; foot-notes; chapters devoted to the rise of modern nations.
8vo, 491 pp. Cloth
The pupil insensibly acquires a taste for historical reading and forgets the tediousness of the ordinary lesson in perusing the thrilling story of the past. APPLETONS' SCHOOL HISTORY OF THE WORLD. $1.22 From the earliest ages to the present time. A clear, fresh, carefully arranged and condensed work, beautifully illustrated. It treats ancient civilization in the light of the most recent discoveries. The whole history of the past condensed into a moderate-sized volume that can be readily mastered in the ordinary school year.
Copies of these or any of the publications of the American Book Company for the use of teachers or school officers, or for examination with a view to introduction, will be sent by mail, postpaid, on receipt of the list or introduction price. AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY,
ARE THE STANDARD, because they excel all others
ETYMOLOGIES, SYNONYMS AND
all these respects the School Dictionaries, as compared with other dictionaries of similar grade, are equally preeminent with the Unabridged. A copy of
WEBSTER'S PRIMARY DICTIONARY
WEBSTER'S COMMON-SCHOOL DICTIONARY, or
WEBSTER'S HIGH-SCHOOL DICTIONARY
Should be in the hands of every pupil in our public and private schools.
We ask especial attention of teachers and High School and Academic pupils to the
As in every way the best student's dictionary aside from the Unabridged. In the matter of etymologies, synonyms, and definitions, it is beyond all comparison the best book for the pupil's desk, discriminating clearly as to the origin, use, and office of every word.
In view of all these facts, we confidently urge upon school officers the importance of making the use of Webster's School Dictionaries in their schools as general as that of any other text-book on the list.
Liberal terms will be made for the supply of these books for first introduction into schools, and for specimen copies of the various books for examination and the use of teachers.