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The publishers are aware that they need do no more than to announce this work, for the thousands who have read "Uncle Tom" will welcome any new production from the same pen. Yet it is but just to say that these volumes are written in the author's happiest vein; and that they would have created a great sensation, and would have met with a very large sale, if published anonymously.
The public, who have been wearied with the perusal of countless books of travel taking the same beaten paths, will be surprised at the freshness and absorbing interest with which this gifted author has invested the subject From the voyage to the return, the reader follows her guidance with unquestioning delight.
Illustrated with Engravings,
FROM ORIGINAL DESIGNS BY BILLINGS AND OTHER ARTISTS.
To be completed in about fifteen numbers.
The principal character in the novel is an ambitious youth from the country, who coming poor and inexperienced to the city, attempts to earn a livelihood and to win a name in literary pursuits. In following his varied fortunes, the author will give sketches of life and society, drawn with a free hand, with touches of humor and satire, and with vigorous strokes portraying the tragedy of human passion.
No young author in America has had a greater number of readers than "Paul Creyton." The works by which he is most widely known are read with delight by persons of all classes and ages; for his fidelity to nature, and the charm of every-day life which surrounds his pictures, appeal to every heart. His style is at once easy and forcible; an atmosphere of the purest moral sentiment pervades his writings; and his sympathies are ever with the humble, the generous, and the true.
THOUGHTS AND THINGS
AT HOME AND ABROAD
"THE LEARNED BLACKSMITH."
HANDSOMELY ENGRAVED PORTRAIT,
Memoir by Mary Howitt.
In one volume, duodecimo, 400 pages. Price $1.
The writings of this eminent philanthropist are marked by great vigor and clearness, and by singular felicity of illustration. The efforts he has made in behalf of Peace, Cheap Ocean Postage, Temperance, and kindred causes, cannot fail to secure a large number of readers for this volume.
THE CRITICAL WRITINGS
THOMAS NOON TALFOURD,
LATE JUSTICE OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, London.
WITH A FINELY ENGRAVED PORTRAIT.
In one volume, octavo. Price $1.25.
WRITINGS OF THE LATE PROFESSOR WILSON.
THE RECREATIONS OF CHRISTOPHER NORTH.
WITH A PORTRAIT.
"In their kind, as truly amazing and as truly glorious as the romances of Scott." Howitt.