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By JAMES BALDWIN.

With a series of superb illustrations by Howard Pyle. One volume,
square 12mo. $2.00.

Mr. Baldwin has at last given "The Story of Siegfried" in the way in
which it most appeals to the boy-reader,--simply and strongly told,
with all its fire and action, yet without losing any of that strange
charm of the myth, and that heroic pathos, which every previous
attempt at a version, even for adult readers, has failed to catch.

THE STORY OF ROLAND.

By JAMES BALDWIN.

With a series of illustrations by R.B. Birch. One volume, square
12mo. $2.00.

This volume is intended as a companion to "The Story of Siegfried."
As Siegfried was an adaptation of Northern myths and romances to the
wants and the understanding of young readers, so is this story a
similar adaptation of the middle-age romances relating to Charlemagne
and his paladins. As Siegfried was the greatest of the heroes of the
North, so, too, was Roland the most famous among the knights of the
Middle Ages.

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book. We commend it to parents who are selecting literature for their
children, assured, as we are, that it will convince them that books
may be found which will engage the attention, and stimulate the
imagination, of the young, without dissipating the mind, or blunting
the moral sensibilities."--Philadelphia Messenger.

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Mr. Beard's book is the first to tell the active, inventive, and
practical American boy the things he really wants to know, the
thousand things he wants to do, and the ten thousand ways in which he
can do them, with the helps and ingenious contrivances which every
boy can either procure or make.

The author divides the book among the sports of the four seasons; and
he has made an almost exhaustive collection of the cleverest modern
devices, besides himself inventing an immense number of capital and
practical ideas.

FRANK R. STOCKTON'S POPULAR STORIES.

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THE STORY OF VITEAU.

With sixteen full-page illustrations by R.B. Birch.

One volume, 12mo, extra cloth. $1.50.

In "The Story of Viteau," Mr. Stockton has opened a new vein, and one
that he has shown all his well-known skill and ability in working.
While describing the life and surroundings of Raymond, Louis, and
Agnes at Viteau at the Castle of De Barran, or in the woods among the
Cotereaux, he gives a picture of France in the age of chivalry, and
tells, at the same time, a romantic and absorbing story of adventure
and knightly daring. Mr. Birch's spirited illustrations add much to
the attraction of the book.

A JOLLY FELLOWSHIP.

Illustrated. One volume, 12mo, extra cloth. $1.50.

"'A Jolly Fellowship,' by Mr. Frank Stockton, is a worthy successor
to his 'Rudder Grange.' Although written for lads, it is full of
delicious nonsense that will be enjoyed by men and women.... The less
serious parts are described with a mock gravity that is the
perfection of harmless burlesque, while all the nonsense has a vein
of good sense running through it, so that really useful information
is conveyed to the young and untravelled reader's mind."--Philadelphia
Evening Bulletin.

THE FLOATING PRINCE, AND OTHER FAIRY TALES.

With illustrations by Bensell and others. One volume, quarto, boards.
$1.50.

"Stockton has the knack, perhaps genius would be a better word, of
writing in the easiest of colloquial English, without descending to
the plane of the vulgar or commonplace. The very perfection of his
work hinders the reader from perceiving at once how good of its kind
it is.... With the added charm of a most delicate humor,--a real
humor, mellow, tender, and informed by a singularly quaint and racy
fancy,--his stories become irresistibly attractive."--Philadelphia
Times.

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One volume, quarto, boards, with very attractive lithographed cover,
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TALES OUT OF SCHOOL.

One volume, quarto, boards, with handsome lithographed cover, three
hundred and fifty pages, nearly two hundred illustrations. A new
edition. Price reduced from $3.00 to $1.50.

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Charles Scribner's Sons, Publishers, 743 and 745 Broadway, New York.

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