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THE CHANDOS CLASSICS.

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1 Shakespeare's Works.

60 Heber's (Bishop) Poetical Works.
2 Longfellow's Poetical Works.

61 Half-Hours with the Best Authors.
3 Byron's
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4 Scott's
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5 Arabian Nights, The

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6 Eliza Cook's Poetical Workg.

65 Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress.
7 Legendary Ballads.

66 Fugitive Portry. 1600-1878.
8 Burns' Poetical Works.

67 Pepy's Diary.
9 Johnson's Lives of the Poets.

68 Evelyn's Diary.
10 Dante, The Vision of. By CARY.

69 Townsend's Every-Day Book of Modern
11 Moore's Poetical Works.

Literature.
12 Dr. Syntax's Three Tours.

70 Ditto ditto . .
13 Butler's Hudibras.

71 Montgomery's (Jaunes) Poems.
14 Cowper's Poetical Works.

72 Spenser's Faery Queen.
15 Milton's
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73 White's Natural History of Selborne.
16 Wordsworth's do.

74 Keble's Christian Year."
17 Hawthorne's Twice Told Tales.

75 Lamb's Poems and Essars.
18 England. HALLAM and DE LOLME.

76 Roscoe's Italian Novelists,
19 The Saracens. GIBSON & OCKLEY,

77 Roscoe's German Novelists.
20 Lockhart's Spanish Ballads and Southey's 78 Roscoe's Spanish Novelists.
Romance of the Cid.

79 Gibbon's Life and Letters.
21 Robinson Crusoe.

80 Gray ; Beattie; Collins.
22 Swiss Family Robinson.

81 Percy's Reliques,
23 Mrs. Hemans' Poetical Works.

82 Gems of National Poetry. 1000 Selections.
24 Grimm's Fairy Tales.

83 Tales from Shakespeare.
25 Andersen's (Hans) Fairy Tales. .

84 Lockhart's Life of Scott. .
26 Scott's Dramatists and Novelties.

85 Half-hours of English History.
27 Scott's Essays.

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28 Shelley's Poetical Works.

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29 Campbell's do.

88 Ditto ditto
30 Keats'

89 Gibbon's Roman Empire.
31 Coleridge's do.

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32 Pope's Iliad. FLAXMAN's Illus.

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33 Pope's Odssey,
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34 Hood's Poems.

93 Disraeli's Curiosities of Literature. *
35 Representative Actors.

94 Ditto ditto ;
36 Romance of History-England.

95 Ditto

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37
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France.

96 Disrael's Literary Characters.
38
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Italy.

97 Disraeli's Calamities and Quarrels.
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Spain.

98 Disraeli's Amenities of Literature. *
Ditto :: India.

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41 German Literature.

100 Æsop's Fables. Illustrated.
42 Don Quixote, Life and Adventures of.

101 to 106 Hume's History of England. 6 Vols
43 Eastern Tales.

107 Hawthorne's Tangleweed Tales.
44 The Book of Authors.

108 Southey's Life of Nelson.
45 Pope.

109 Lord Bacon's Essays, &c., &x.
47 Goldsmith's Poems.

110 Plutarch's Lives. (Grecian.)
48 The Koran. Complete.

111 Ditto

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49 Oxenford's French Songs.'

112 Ditio (Roman.) * # #
50 Gil Blas, The Adventures of.

113 Ditto
51 The Talmud, Selections from

114 Baron Munchausen. Illustrated.
52 Virgil, (Dryden's), The Works of.

115 Hawthorne's Mosses from an Old Manse.
53 Bunyan's Holy War.

116 Willmott's Poets of the Nineteenth Century.
54 Dodd's Beauties of Shakespeare.

Illustrated."
55 Romance of London-Historic, &c.

117 to 119 Motley's Dutch Republic. 3 Vols.
56 Roinance of London-Supernatural, &c. 120 Goethe's Faust. Translated by BAYARD
57 A Century of Anecdote. .

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58 Walton's Angler.

121 Pilpay's Fables. 'Illustrated.
59 Herbert's (George) Works.

122 The Shah Nameh of the Persian Poet Firdausi
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