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A Catalogue of American and Foreign Books Published or
Imported by MESSRS. SAMPSON Low & Co. can

be had on application.


Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street, London,

October, 1879.

A List of Books




A CLASSIFIED Educational Catalogue of Works pub

lished in Great Britain. Demy 8vo, cloth extra. Second Edition, revised and corrected to Christmas, 1878, 5s.

Abney (Captain W. de W., R.E., F.R.S.) Thebes, and its Five Greater Temples. Forty large Permanent Photographs, with descriptive letter-press. Super-royal 4to, cloth extra, 635.

About Some Fellows. By an ETON BOY, Author of "A Day of my Life." Cloth limp, square 16mo, 2s. 6d.

Adventures of Captain Mago. A Phoenician's Explorations 1000 years B.C. By LEON CAHUN. Numerous Illustrations. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, gilt, 7s. 6d.

Adventures of a Young Naturalist. By LUCIEN BIART, with 117 beautiful Illustrations on Wood. Edited and adapted by PARKER GILLMORE. Post 8vo, cloth extra, gilt edges, New Edition, 7s. 6d. Afghanistan and the Afghans. Being a Brief Review of the History of the Country, and Account of its People. By H. W. BELLEW, C.S.I. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 6s.

Alcott (Louisa M.) Jimmy's Cruise in the "Pinafore." With 9 Illustrations. Small post 8vo, cloth gilt, 3s. 6d.

Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. Square 16mo, 2s. 6d. (Rose Library, Is.)


Cupid and Chow-Chow. Small post 8vo, 3s. 6d.
Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys.
post 8vo, cloth, gilt edges, 3s. 6d. (Rose Library, Double vol. 2s.)
Little Women. I vol., cloth, gilt edges, 3s. 6d. (Rose
Library, 2 vols., Is. each.)

Old-Fashioned Girl.

Best Edition, small post Svo,

cloth extra, gilt edges, 3s. 6d. (Rose Library, 2s.)


Alcott (Louisa M.) Work and Beginning Again. A Story of Experience. I vol., small post 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. Several Illustra tions. (Rose Library, 2 vols., Is. each.)

Shawl Straps. Small post 8vo, cloth extra, gilt, 3s. 6d. Eight Cousins; or, the Aunt Hill. Small post 8vo, with Illustrations, 3s. 6d.

The Rose in Bloom.
Silver Pitchers.

Under the Lilacs.

Small post 8vo, cloth extra, 3s. 6d. Small post 8vo, cloth extra, 3s. 6d. Small post 8vo, cloth extra, 5s.

"Miss Alcott's stories are thoroughly healthy, full of racy fun and humour exceedingly entertaining We can recommend the 'Eight Cousins.' Athenæum.

Alpine Ascents and Adventures; or, Rock and Snow Sketches. By H. SCHÜTZ WILSON, of the Alpine Club. With Illustrations by WHYMPER and MARCUS STONE. Crown Svo, 10s. 6d. 2nd Edition. Andersen (Hans Christian) Fairy Tales. With Illustrations in Colours by E. V. B. Royal 4to, cloth, 25s.

Andrews (Dr.) Latin-English Lexicon. New Edition. Royal 8vo, 1670 pp., cloth extra, 18s.

Animals Painted by Themselves. Adapted from the French of Balzac, Georges Sands, &c., with 200 Illustrations by GRANDVILLE. Svo, cloth extra, gilt, 10s. 6d.

Art Education. See "Illustrated Text Books."

Art of Reading Aloud (The) in Pulpit, Lecture Room, or Private Reunions, with a perfect system of Economy of Lung Power on just principles for acquiring ease in Delivery, and a thorough command of the Voice. By G. VANDENHOFF, M. A. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. Art Treasures in the South Kensington Museum. Preparing for Publication in Monthly Parts, with the sanction of the Science and Art Department, each containing Many Plates price Is. In this series will be included representations of Decorative Art of all countries and all times from objects in the South Kensington Museum, under the following classes :

Sculpture: Works in Marble, Ivory, and Terra-Cotta.
Bronzes: Statuettes, Medallions, Plaques, Coins.

Decorative Painting and Mosaic.

Decorative Furniture and Carved Wood-Work.

Ecclesiastical Metal-Work.

Gold and Silversmiths' Work and Jewellery.

Limoges and Oriental Enamels.

Pottery of all Countries.

Glass: Oriental, Venetian, and German.

Ornamental Iron-Work: Cutlery.

Textile Fabrics: Embroidery and Lace.

Decorative Bookbinding.

Original Designs for Works of Decorative Art.

Views of the Courts and Galleries of the Museum.

Architectural Decorations of the Museum.

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The Plates will be carefully printed with a Japanese tint in atlas 8vo (13 in. by 9 in.), on thick ivory-tinted paper. They will be included in a stout wrapper, ornamented with a drawing from "The Genoa Doorway" recently acquired by the Museum.

Parts I. and II. are in preparation, and will be ready at Christmas. Asiatic Turkey: being a Narrative of a Journey from Bombay to the Bosphorus, embracing a ride of over One Thousand Miles, from the head of the Persian Gulf to Antioch on the Mediterranean. By GRATTAN GEARY, Editor of the Times of India. 2 vols., crown 8vo, cloth extra, with many Illustrations, and a Route Map. Atlantic Islands as Resorts of Health and Pleasure.

By S. G. W. BENJAMIN, Author of "Contemporary Art in Europe," &c. Royal 8vo, cloth extra, with upwards of 150 Illustrations, 16s. Australian Abroad (The). Branches from the Main Routes Round the World. Comprising the Author's Route through Japan, China, Cochin-China, Malasia, Sunda, Java, Torres Straits, Northern Australia, New South Wales, South Australia, and New Zealand. By JAMES HINGSTON ("J. H." of the Melbourne Argus). With Maps and numerous Illustrations from Photographs, including a Frontispiece, representing the famous Boer Buddha Temple, Java. Demy 8vo, 14s. Autobiography of Sir G. Gilbert Scott, R.A., F.S.A., &c. Edited by his Son, G. GILBERT SCOTT. With an Introduction by the DEAN OF CHICHESTER, and a Funeral Sermon, preached in Westminster Abbey, by the DEAN OF WESTMINSTer. Also, Portrait on steel from the portrait of the Author by G. RICHMOND, R.A. I vol., demy 8vo, cloth extra, 18s.

BAKER (Lieut-Gen. Valentine, Pasha).



Edited by the late J. HAIN FRISWELL.

See "War in

Comprising Pleasure Books of Literature produced in the Choicest Style as Companionable Volumes at Home and Abroad.

"We can hardly imagine better books for boys to read or for men to ponder over."-Times.

Price 2s. 6d. each Volume, complete in itif, flexible cloth extra, gilt edges, with silk Headbands and Registers.

The Story of the Chevalier Bayard. By M. DE BERVILLE.
De Joinville's St. Louis, King of France.

The Essays of Abraham Cowley, including all his Prose Works.
Abdallah; or the Four Leaves. By EDOUARD LABOULLAYE.
Table-Talk and Opinions of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Vathek: An Oriental Romance. By WILLIAM BECKFORD.

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The King and the Commons. A Selection of Cavalier and Puritan Songs. Edited by Prof. MORLEY.

Words of Wellington: Maxims and Opinions of the Great


Dr. Johnson's Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. With Notes.
Hazlitt's Round Table. With Biographical Introduction.

The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend.

Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE.

Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences, and Maxims.


Introduction by the Editor, and Essay on Chesterfield by M. DE Ste.

BEUVE, of the French Academy.

Essays in Mosaic. By THOS. Ballantyne.

My Uncle Toby; his Story and his Friends.


Edited by

Reflections; or, Moral Sentences and Maxims of the Duke de

la Rochefoucauld.

Socrates: Memoirs for English Readers from Xenophon's Memorabilia. By EDW. LEVIEN.

Prince Albert's Golden Precepts.

A Case containing 12 Volumes, price 31s. 6d. ; or the Case separately, price 3s. 6d.

Beauty and the Beast.

An Old Tale retold, with Pictures by E. V. B. Demy 4to, cloth extra, novel binding. IO Illustrations in Colours. 12s. 6d.


Beumers' German Copybooks. In six gradations at 4d. each. Biart (Lucien). See "Adventures of a Young Naturalist," 66 "My Rambles in the New World," "The Two Friends," "Involuntary Voyage" Bickersteth's Hymnal Companion to Book of Common Prayer may be had in various styles and bindings from Id. to 21s. List and Prospectus will be forwarded on application. Bickersteth (Rev. E. H., M.A.) The Reef and other Parables. I vol., square 8vo, with numerous very beautiful Engravings, 2s. 6d. The Clergyman in his Home. Small post 8vo, Is. The Master's Home-Call; or, Brief Memorials of Alice Frances Bickersteth. 20th Thousand. 32mo, cloth gilt, Is.

The Master's Will. A Funeral Sermon preached on the Death of Mrs. S. Gurney Buxton. Sewn, 6d. ; cloth gilt, Is. The Shadow of the Rock. A Selection of Religious Poetry. 18mo, cloth extra, 2s. 6d.

Bickersteth (Rev. E. H., M.A.) The Shadowed Home and the Light Beyond. 7th Edition, crown 8vo, cloth extra, 5s. Bida. The Authorized Version of the Four Gospels, with the whole of the magnificent Etchings on Steel, after drawings by M. BIDA, in 4 vols., appropriately bound in cloth extra, price 37. 35. each. Also the four volumes in two, bound in the best morocco, by Suttaby, extra gilt edges, 18. 18s., half-norocco, 12/. 125.

"Bida's Illustrations of the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. John have already received here and elsewhere a full recognition of their great merits."-Times.

Biographies of the Great Artists, Illustrated. This Series is issued in the form of Handbooks. Each is a Monograph of a Great Artist, and contains Portraits of the Masters, and as many examples of their art as can be readily procured. They are Illustrated with from 16 to 20 Full-page Engravings. Cloth, large crown 8vo, 3s. 6d. per Volume.






Tintoret and Veronese.

Van Dyck and Hals. The Little Masters. Reynolds.

Delaroche & Vernet. Gainsborough.
Figure Painters of Holland.

"A deserving Series, based upon recent German publications."-Edinburgh Review.

"Most thoroughly and tastefully edited."-Spectator.

Black (Wm.) Three Feathers. Small post 8vo, cloth extra, ús.
Lady Silverdale's Sweetheart, and other Stories.
small post 8vo, 6s.

Kilmeny: a Novel. Small post 8vo, cloth, 6s.
In Silk Attire. 3rd Edition, small post 8vo, 6s.

I vol.,

A Daughter of Heth. 11th Edition, small post 8vo, 6s.
Blackmore (R. D.) Lorna Doone. 10th Edition, cr. 8vo, 6s.
"The reader at times holds his breath, so graphically yet so simply does John
Ridd tell his tale."-Saturday Review.

Alice Lorraine. I vol., small post 8vo, 6th Edition, 6s.
Clara Vaughan. Revised Edition, 6s.

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Cripps the Carrier. 3rd Edition, small post 8vo, 6s.
Mary Anerley. 3 vols., 31s. 6d.

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Blossoms from the King's Garden: Sermons for Children. the Rev. C. BOSANQUET. 2nd Edition, small post 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. Blue Banner (The); or, The Adventures of a Mussulman, a Christian, and a Pagan, in the time of the Crusades and Mongol Conquest. Translated from the French of LEON CAHUN. With Seventy-six Wood Engravings. 7s. 6d.

Square imperial 16mo, cloth,

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