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Current Educational Literature.
rooin walls . They are designed not only to brihten the rooms but also to convey wholesome
instruction g to the children . Vigorousl ¦ y drawn and T large in — size—45 inches by 35 inches ?—they
are well (^} adapted for ~ the purpose % J described *' . A number of excellent volumes is included in '
the series known as ' By-Paths of Biblical Knowledge' and the ' Present Day Tracts '
and ' Christian , Classics Series' contain an admirable selection of subjects .
Messrs . Sullivan Brothers , o ) ublin \ — The educational books of this firmwhich are
of admirable kind , chiefly comprise , the subjects of Geography and English Grammar .
Most of them have run through a large number , necessary of editions to , and sjpsak at of this their date value it an is d ^ scarcel ed uoa y - ¦
tioi ^ al importance . . *
' -I ^X* I € The Publishers 9 Circular J...
' -I ^ x * I € The Publishers Circular jan . 15 , 1 ^ 89
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Messrs . Dean & Son are about to issue the 1889 edition of i Debrett's PeerageBaronetage
Knightage , and ; Companionage , f . CJ . ' , It appears C- * , that 17 Peers —~ 12 Peeresses 37 Baronets ____ . __ 34 i ^ , g ~ — — — — , w » — — , y —
. Knights , and 47 Companions , died in 1888 ; also , that the oldest Peer of the Realm is Baron
Cottesloe , aged 90 , whilst the " youngest is H . R . H . the Duke of Albany , aged 4 r that Sir Henry Chudleih Oxendenaged 93 is the
oldest Baronet , the g youngest being , Sir Stewkley , Frederick Draycott Shuckburghaged 8 ; and
that Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo , William Parry Wallis , G . C . B . ( cr . K . C . B . 1860 , G . C . B .
1873 ) , aged 97 , is the oldest , while Sir Edgar Vincent , K . C . M . G . < cr . 1887 ) , aged 31 , is the
youngest Knight . The same publishers announce ' The
Dog-Owner ' s Kennel Companion arid Referee / from the pen of Dr . Gordon Stables , as the next
volume of ' Dean's Practical Guide Books . ' This will be profusely illustrated with portraits
of the latest champion dogs . Mr . Murray promises a collection of the
scientific papers •^ and discourses of the late Sir William SiemensF . R . S . edited by Mr . E .
F . BramberC . E . , in three , volumes . Vol . I . will be devoted , to , Sir William ' s writings C 3 on
heat and metallurgy , Vol . II . to his writings on electricity % / and miscellaneous subjJ ects , ^ , nd
Vol . III . to his addresses and lectures . Among the announcements of Messrs .
Routledge & Sons are English translations of M . Guy de Maupassant ' s * Sur TEau ' and
of M . Alphonse Daudet ' s ' Souvenirs d ' un ' Homrae de Lettres . *
In consequence of the success attending the issue of Mr . Harry Jones' * Holiday
Papers , ' a collection of essays published some years ago , the author has prepared a second
series , which will be published by Messrs . Smith , Elder & Co .
A collection of colonial stories by colonial authors is about to appear *« . under - - . the - ~ title — of
'In Australian Wilds . ' Among the contri-, butors are Mr . B . L . Farjeon and Mr .
Jenkins , the author of c Ginx's Baby . The editor is the London representative of the
Melbourne Aye .
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The will and codicil of the late Mr . Olive Lasbury S rf treet ¦¦»¦*• , Bristol for many was iv years proved tmr ; bookseller in the of JDistrict Park wi
Reg »^ m ^ ' ^ istry - ^^ w , ¦ ^¦ ^^ at ^«> ^ m ^ r -w Bristol -w ^— , v w v « , on > v - Decemb ^^ w - ^^ ww ^< flt * er » 5 , 188 i ^^ r- ^»^ 8 - , b *^ a # y ^^ the executorsMr . William WiseSolicitor
-Nicholas Street , and Mr . Thomas , Thatciner , Bookseller isooKseiier and ana , o Sfcatioher cationer . u Colleore oiiege Green ureen , .
Bristol . Personalty sworn , under £ 25 , 000 . , Professor Gairdnerof Glasgow ¦ iis about
to print in a volume , various addresses ^ f | . . , and memoirsprepared during more than thirty
year 3 , as , illustrating the progress of the healing art , and also papers already published in
various journals on the limits of alcoholic stimulation in typhus fever and other acute
diseases . The book will be published by Messrs wiessrsv James James JVlacJUenose MacLiehose & & Sons Sonsot of * ,
, Glasgow . Mr . Murray promises a ^ work on ' The
Foundations of the Creed / by "Dr . Harvey Goodwin , the Bishop of Carlisle . The same
publisher announces ' Occasional Thoughts of an Astronomer on the Subjects of the Day' by
the Rev . Prof . Pritphard , x > f Oxford . Amo , ng tne topics handled are the ' Goritinuity of the
Schemes of Nature and Revelation , ' ' Natural Science and Natural Religion ¦ ' ' On the
Relations of Miracles to the «^ Laws , of Nature , ' * The Great Miracle in Joshua' ^ A Solution
, of the Difficulties in Genesis , ' * The Slowness of the Divine Proceedings in Nature and in
Grace , ' and ' The £ > tar and the Magi . ' At a meeting of the ^ Manchester City
Council last week ifc was resolved that a sum _ of 250 guineas should be expended on a
portrait of Mr . Alderman Abel Hey wood , the well-known Manchester publisher A , the portrait JL
to be the property of the city . A writer to the Standard complains of our
Christmas cards beings printed in Germany . Ttie fact is we are nofTyet able to equal the
Saxon and Bavarian colour printers in excellenee , of workmanshipand if we were it
would be difficult to compete , with them in the matter of price . German workmen labour
many more hours for a much lower wage than English artisansand consequently the work
can ¦ > be turned out , very cheap JL ly , % J The writer , howevershould have noted that under the
recent Act , all cards of foreign manufacture had to be marked as such .
The present number of the Universal Review contains , among other articles , a
story by Andr ^ Theuriet , entitled ' Le Tr ^ sor du Lac / illustrated by W . R . Bunnyand Guy
de Maupassant ' s latest nouvelle , 'Un , Soir ; both of these are 4 in French . There is also
an article on Orators in the House , by H . W . Lucy (< Toby , M . P . ' ) .
Messrs Miss . Simp Btfaddon kinMarshall has published & Co . an throug i Auto h -
graphic Edition JL ' , of her works . , They commence with * Lady Audley's Secret' and end
for the present , with the . forty-eig , hth of the , series , ' Like and Unlike ; ' while another ,
* The Fatal Three / will bo out on February 7 . The first number of Tinsleifs Journal
( Tinaley Brothers ) is not only highly interesting in itselfbut reveals—if the present
, standard be kept up—promise of excellent
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