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MAY 1, 1863.
Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, &c. With Six- | Essays on the Greek Christian Poets and the English teen Plates. Vol. IX. 4to, pp. 180. With Index. Poets. By Elizabeth Barrett Browning 16mo,
In this volume two hundred and fifty-six new pp. 233. James Miller, N.Y. species of mollusks are critically described. Of This little book of prose, added to Mrs. Brownthese, two hundred and twenty-eight species belong ing's previous books of verse, completes the pubto the genus Melanidæ, and twenty-eight to the lication of her works. These stand now in five genus Unio. Two specimens of the latter are from volumes, uniform with the present one, including a Arctic America. The figures-three hundred and Memorial by Theodore Tilton. sixteen in number—are so well executed as to be the Every-Day Philosopher in Town and Country. rarely equalled; thus affording the student ample
By the Author of the “Recreations of a Country jeans of distinguishing them.
Parson." 12mo, pp. 320. Ticknor & Fields,
The Rev. Mr. Boyd (the “ Country Parson” of
Fraser's Magazine) has collected bis recent articles
into a fourth volume. It treats in the most agreeThe Age of Fable; or, Beauties of Mythology. By able manner of many and varied subjects, adorning, Thomas Bulfinch. 8vo, pp. 488. Tilton, Boston.
as was said of Goldsmith, whatever he touches. The Without a knowledge of mythology, much of the best paper here is “At the Land's End,” de cribing history of our own language cannot be understood
a visit to the most southerly part of England ; but and appreciated. When Byron calls Rome " the the most striking is a memorable article, “ ConNiobe of nations,” or says of Venice, “she looks cerning Cutting and Carving,” which exposes with & sea-Cybele fresh from ocean,” be calls up, to proper indignation the practice of altering the the mind of one familiar with our subject, illustra- text of popular authors. tions more vivid and striking than the pencil could furnish, but which are lost to the reader ignorant | Two Friends. By the Author of “The Patience of of mythology. Milton abounds in similar allusions. Hope, and A Present Heaven."
12mo, PP. The short poem “Comus” contains more than thirty 167. Ticknor & Fields, Boston. such, and the ode “On the Morning of the Nativity” The writer of this, a gifted young Scottish lady, half as many. Through “Paradise Lost” they are had the advantage of being introduced to American scattered profusely. This is one reason why per- readers by John G. Whittier, the poet. Like her sons by no means illiterate say they cannot enjoy two preceding books, it contains much grave thought, Milton. But were these persons to add to their more clothed in diction always elegant and never feeble. solid acquirements the easy learning of this little The author has a keen eye for the beauties of navolume, much of the poetry of Milton, which has ture, and joins to this a thorough familiarity with appeared to them “harsh and crabbed,” would be the English poets. Indeed, she is qualified to dis. found “musical as is A pollo's lute.”
cuss their merits; for the same publishers have on Sunshine in Thought. By Charles Godfrey Leland,
the press a volume of her poems. Author of “Meister Karl's Sketch-Book," and Essays, by Henry Thomas Buckle, Author of " A Translator of “Heine's Pictures of Travel.” History of Civilization in England.” With a Bio12mo, pp. 197. Evans, N.Y.
graphical Sketch of the Author. Illustrated with This work contains some remarks on the charac- a Photographic Portrait. 12mo, pp. 209. D. teristics of modern literature and art, an examina- Appleton & Co., New York. tion of their generally prevalent defects of morbid- This work is divided into two parts: the first is ness and melancholy, and suggestions as to the a review of an Essay on Liberty by John Stuart means by which these defects will eventually disap- Mill; the second, an Essay on the Influence of Wopear, to be succeeded by a new era of culture, based men on the Progress of Knowledge. These papers on the genial and earnest study of nature. It ad are marked with the author's fulness of know. vocates the cultivation of health and cheerfulness, ledge, depth of thought, and clearness of graphic or joyousness, as facilitating the performance of the expression. The photograph likeness will be geneduties of life, indicates the identity of this spirit rally acceptable, and the biography fairly sketches with that of early and undefiled Christianity, and the leading incidents of Mr. Buckle's literary endeavors to show that such culture is eminently career. possible and practical.
The National Almanac and Annual Record for the Aids to Reflection. By Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Year 1863. 12mo, pp. 698. Childs, Philadelphia. With the Author's Last Corrections.
The object of the publisher of this volume bas Henry Nelson Coleridge, Esq., M.A. To which is been to make it, as far as possible, a thoroughly prefixed a Preliminary Essay, by John McVickar, accurate, reliable, and exhaustive authority upon D.D. 12mo, pp. 324. William Gowans, New the subjects of which it treats. The statistics and York.
statements connected with the civil, military, and The objects of the present volume are to direct naval service of the country have, to a very great the reader's attention to the value of the science of extent, been revised and corrected by official per. words, their use and abuse, and the incalculable sonages. The facts are brought down to the date advantages attached to the habit of using them of going to press. The results of the last Census appropriately and with a distinct knowledge of have been classified and incorporated, so as fully their primary, derivative, and metaphorical senses ; to exhibit the absolute and relative state of the secondly, to establish the distinct characters of Government and people, and their progress during prudence, morality, and religion ; thirdly, to sub- the last decade. In this book may be found, among stantiate and set forth at large the momentous dis- other valuable matter, the army list, army pay. tinction between reason and understanding; and table, navy list, navy pay-table, list of postmasters, fourtbly, to exhibit a full and consistent scheme of summary of excise tax, new tariff, record of im. the Christian dispensation, and more largely of all portant events of the present war, American obithe peculiar doctrines of the Christian faith, and to iuaries, tables of the medical, law, and normal answer all the objections to the same which do not schools of the United States, religious statistics of originate in a corrupt will rather than an erring the world, list of books published in the United judgment.
States in 1862, &c.
MAY 1 1863.
ANNOUNCEMENTS. American Tract Society, Boston.
Blanchard f Lea, Philadelphia. Sargent's Temperance Tales, 6 vols. New edition. Hamilton on Fractures and Dislocations. Second Snow-Flakes. A Collection of Crystals in Album edition, revised and improved. Form.
Bowman's Medical Chemistry, Third American The Hidden Life. By Rev. Hubbard Winslow.
from the fourth and revised London edition.
Bird on Urinary Deposits. New edition. Messrs. D. Appleton & Co., New York.
Parrish's Practical Pharmacy. Third edition, Principles of Political Economy. By John Stuart
Ellis's Medical Formulary. New and revised ed. Class-Book of Chemistry. New edition. By E. L. Youmans.
John Bradburn, New York. History of the Romans under the Empire. By Moses Right and Colenso Wrong. By the Rev. Chas. Merirale, B.D.
John Cumming, D.D., F.R.S.E. Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature. By Tho- The Actress in High Life. mas H. Huxley.
An Episode in Winter Quarters. A Glimpse of the World. By Miss Sewell, Autbor Leaves from the Diary of an Army Surgeon. By of “ Amy Herbert."
Thomas T. Ellis, late Post Surgeon at New Elementary Drawing. By W. E. Worthen.
York, and Acting Medical Director at Wbite
The Ohio Boys in Dixie.
W. S. Hows.
to the Christian Religion. By Adam Storey After Long Years. By Mrs. Mackenzie Daniels, Farrar, M.A.
Author of " Marrying for Money,” &c. The Annual Cyclopædia. 1862.
City and Suburb. A Novel. Manual of Devotions for Domestic and Private
Deep Waters. A Novel. By the Author of “MisUse. By George Upfold, D.D., Bishop of In
representations,” &c. diana.
My Good-for-Nothing Brother. A Novel. Money. By Charles Moran.
Too Much Alone. A Novel. The Crisis.
The Mistakes of a Life. By Mrs. Hubback. A New Method
for Learning the Portuguese Lan- Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for Land-Babies. guage. By E. J. Grauert.
By Rev. Chas. Kingsley. Analysis of the Formation and Definition of Eng- The Ladies of Lovel-Leigh. By the Author of lish Words. By W.J. Tenney.
“Margaret and her Bridesmaids,” &c. A Latin Grammar. By the Author of “Hark
Kings Cope. By the Author of the “Silent Woness' First Latin Book,” &c. The Symbolical Character of the Old Testament.
Grandmother's Money. By the Author of “Slaves By the Rev. Abiel Silver.
of the Ring,” &c. A New and Complete Postage-Stamp Album. The World in the Church. A Novel. The Iron Manufacture of Great Britain. By W. Rumor. By the Author of “Counterparts," &c.
Truran, C.E. From the second London edition.
Frank Warrington. A Novel. By the Author of Branches of Other Sciences. Founded on that
Rutledge," &c. of the late Dr. Ure. By Henry Watts, B.A.,
Drifting About. An Autobiography. By Stephen
Incidents in My Life. By D. D. Home, the Spi
ritualist. With an Introduction by Judge Edfactures, and Mines. 1 vol. 8vo.
monds, of New York. Two Pictures; or, How We See Ourselves, and
How the World Sees Us. By Maria J. McIntosh. George W. Childs, Philadelphia.
Christian Life and Character of the Civil InstituM.A. 8 vols. 8vo.
tions of the United States. By B. F. Morris. The Natural Laws of Husbandry. By Liebig.
The Light and Dark of the Rebellion.
Life of Jacob Barker. Bailey & Noyes, Portland, Me.
Peterson's Familiar Science. Philadelphia. EnMemorial Volume of the Popham Celebration
larged edition. Illustrated. commemorating the Planting of the Colony on
Crosby & Nichols, Boston. the Peninsula of Sabino, 1607. With a Map.
May's Constitutional History of England. Vol. 2. Baillière Brothers, New York.
Copeland's Country Life. New edition. Nysten's Dictionary of Medicine, Chirurgery,
I will be a Sailor. By Mrs. L. C. Tuthill. Pharmacology, Veterinary Art, &c. Translated The Wild Man of the West. By R. M. Ballantyne. by Dr. M. G. Echeverria. With all the Illus- The Red Eric. By R. M. Ballantyne. trations of tbe French edition.
Dick Rodney. By the Author of "Jack Manly."
Tales from Genesis. By Rev. Wm. M. Thayer. Barnes of Burt, New York.
Novels and Tales of A. S. Roe. Revised edition. Elements of Written Arithmetic. By Chas.
Hudson's Shakspeare. New and improved ediDavies, LL.D.
MAY 1, 1863.
The Highwayman's Bride; or, The Capture of
The Story of Elizabeth. By Miss Thackeray
(daughter of the novelist).
Harper and Brothers, New York.
Fairy Stories. Edited by Miss Mulock, Author
of " John Halifax."
Life of Theodore Frelinghuysen. By the Rev. Dr.
St. Olave's. A Novel.
A Point of Honor. A Novel. By the Author of
“ The Morals of Mayfair.”
Smith's Principia Latina. Part II.
John Marchmont's Legacy, and Eleanor's Victory.
Novels. By Miss Braddon, Author of " Aurora
“ Olive Blake's Good Work.”
New Military Dictionary. By Captain Coppée.
Woman and her Saviour in Persia. By a Re- Dante-Album. A new edition. Twelve half-size
Photographs from Illustrations to Dante's In-
MAY 1, 1863.
J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia.
The Life and Character of the Rev. Edward Ro. Chauvenet's Manual of Spherical and Practical
binson, D.D. By Drs. H. B. Smith and R. D. Astronomy. 2 vols. 8vo. (Ready in a few
The Chronicles of the Schonberg Cotter's Family. The History of the Supernatural. By William Claude, the Colporteur. By the Author of " May Howitt.
Powell." Uneins; oder, Krieg im Krieg. By Baroness The Power of God; or, Results of Theatre PreachTautpheus.
ing. By Wm. Carter. Edited by S. Irenæus Thiers's Consulate and the Empire. Vol. V.
Pinckney Hammond, Chaplain U. S. Army.
mond, Surgeon-General U. S. Army.
A Southern History of the War. By F. Pollard,
Editor of the Henry Coppée.
• Richmond Examiner,” &c. The Company Clerk. By Capt. August V. Kautz.
With a new Portrait of Jefferson Davis. Little, Brown & Co., Boston.
Rickey & Carroll, Cincinnati, Ohio. Bancroft's History of United States. Vol. IX. A Dictionary of Terms of Art. By George H. Gray's Massachusetts Reports. Vol. IX.
Knight. Wheaton's International Law. Enlarged and revised edition.
D. & J. Sadlier of Co., New York. Bennett & Heard's Digest of Massachusetts Re
Easter in Heaven. By Rev. F. X. Weninger, D.D. ports. Vol. II. White's Life and Poems of Shakspeare. Vol. I.
Father Sheehy: a Tale of Tipperary Ninety
Years ago. By Mrs. J. Sadlier. A. K. Loring, Boston.
The Daughter of Tyrconnell: a Tale of the Days
of James I. By Mrs. J. Sadlier. Live it Down. By J. C. Jeaffreson.
Wilhelm; or, Christian Forgiveness, and Other
Tales. Translated from the French by Mrs. J. Wr. S. & Alfred Martien, Philadelphia.
Sadlier. Book of Common Prayer, &c., as revised by the A Popular History of Ireland, from the Earliest
Royal Commission of Presbyterian Divines, A.D. Period to the Emancipation of the Catholics. 1661. Edited by C. W. Shields, D.D.
By Hon. T. D. McGbee. The Army Chaplain : his Office, Duties, &c. By True Spiritual Conferences. By St. Francis of Rev. W. G. Brown, U.S.A.
Sales. With an Introduction by Cardinal Wise
Christian Missions: their Agents, their Method,
and their Results. By T. W. M. Marshall.
Yason Brothers, New York.
or Melodeon. To be published in a series of
six numbers, of sixteen pages each, with cover. School for the Melodeon, Harmonium, and Cabinet
Organ: containing Progressive Lessons, Studies, and Scales ; Songs, Duetts, Trios, and Quarteties; Voluntaries, Interludes, and Recreative Pieces; for the Parlor and Choir. By George F. Root.
Moore, Wilstach, Keys of Co., Cincinnati.
Rosecrans' Campaign. By W. D. B.
Morphy & Co., Baltimore.
French of Emille Souvestre.
G. P. Putnam, New York.
American Life. By Bayard Taylor.
ratives. Edited by Frank Moore.
with Reference to the American Crisis of 1861
-62. Part II. 8vo.
With 100 Original Designs.
Charles Scribner, New York.
Translated by Miss Booth.
the Tour of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales.
guage. Uniform with the First.
By Prof. G. L. Craik.
and Dream Life. By Ik Marvel. (New edi.
tions, re-stereotyped.) A Critical Edition of the Heidelberg Catechism,
in Old German, Modern German, Latin, and English. Prepared by a Committee of the Ger
man Reformed Synod. The Federalist. A new and revised edition, with
Bibliographical and Historical Introduction
and Notes. Edited by H. B. Dawson. Lange's Commentary on the Old and New Testa
ment. An American edition, revised, &c., by
Rev. P. Schaff, D.D.
Rev. Frederick Denison Maurice.
T. Shedd, D.D.
Edward Laboulaye, of Paris.
MAY 1, 1863.
Sever f Francis, Cambridge, Mass.
Series,- viz. :
By Coventry Patmore.
Letters on the United States. By Lieut. -Colonel
Dio Lewis, M.D.
Sheldon & Company, New York.
2 vols. With Designs by F. 0. C. Darley.
History. By Jacob Abbott.
ries. By Jacob Abbott.
the East. By Rev. D. C. Eddy, D.D.
by H. K. Brown. (Phiz.)
roline Hadley. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Printed in Oil-Colors.
Edition.) With Designs by Darley and Gilbert.
D. Van Nostrand, New York.
leon. By General Baron de Jomini. Trans-
lated by Major-General H. W. Halleck, U.S.A.
Frederick II., compared with the Modern Sys-
the French by Col. S. B. Holabird, U.S.A.
and Galvanized Iron Pontoons, &c. By Bri-
tion, with Notes, and two additional chapters.
vised and corrected. By General John Gibbon,
of the U.S. Army. By a Board of Officers.
brought up to the Present Date.
Defence. By Alex. L. Holley, B.P., Author of
Taggard of Thompson, Boston.
Eaton's Intellectual Arithmetic.
E. A. Thomas, Buffalo.
Buffalo City Directory for 1863–4.
Ticknor f Fields.
William Veazie, Boston.
Works of Charles Lamb. New Edition.
Hallam's Introduction to the Literature of Eu-
Life of Chaplain Fuller.
W. J. Widdleton, New York.
by his Daughter, Mrs. Gordon.
5 vols. crown 8vo.
LIST OF BOOKS.
Communications for this department of the paper may be
OUR BOOK LIST.
ABBEY. May Dreams. By Henry L. Abbey. 12mo, pp. 14
Abbey & Abbott, N.Y. ČI. 75 cts.
Earliest Period to the Year 1860. By Benjamin Vauglsa
Servicey.) R. 8vo, pp. 791, 799. Voorhies, N.Y. Shp. ea. Sel
a Full and Impartial Account of the Origin and Progress of 13