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Special Or Elementary
INCLUDING AN ELEMENTARY, AND ALSO, IN PART m., A HIGHER COURSE, IN
PLANE, SOLID, AND 8PIIERICAL GEOMETRY; AND PLANE AND SPHERICAL
TRIGONOMETRY, WITH THE NECESSARY TABLES.
PROFESSOR Or MATHEMATICS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHJGANL
Sheldon & Company,
No. 8 MURRAY STREET.
By Benson J. Lossing, author of "Field-Book of tho Revolution," " Illustrated Family History of the United States," &c.
Lansing's Primary History. For Beginners. A charming little book. Elegantly illustrated. 238 j'ages.
Lossing's Outline History of the United States. One
teachers to some of its leading points. In elegance of appearance and copunu illustration!, both by pictures and maps, we think it surpasses any book of the kind yet published.
1. Tho work is marked by uncommon clearness of statement.
2. The narrative is divided into SIX DJST1XCT FURIOUS, namely: Discoveries, Settlements, Colonies, The Revolution, The Aiation, and The Civil War and its consequences.
3. The work is arranged in short sentences, so that the substance of each may be easily comprehended.
4. The most important events are indicated in the text by heavyfaced letter.
5. f ull Questions are framed for every verse.
0. A Renouncing Vocabulary is famished in foot-notCB wherever
7. A. 1, Synopsis of topics is given at the close of each section. S. An Outline History oi IMPORTANT EVENTS is given at tho close of every chapter.
O. The worK is profusely illustrated by Maps, Charts and Plans explanatory of the text, and by carefully-drawn pictures of objects and events.
Lossing's School History. 383 pages.
Containing the National Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Biographies of the Presidents, and Questions.
This work Is arranged in six chapters, each containing the record of an important period. The First exhibits a general view of the Aboriginal race who occupied the continent when the Europeans came. The Second is a record of all the JUscoveries and preparations for settlement made by individuals and governments. The Third delineates the progress of all the Settlements until colonial governments were formed. The Fourth tells the stoi-y of these Colonies from their infancy to maturity, and illustrates the continual development of democratic ideas and republican tendencies which finally resulted In a political confederation. Tho Fifth has a full account of the important events of tho War for Independence; and the Sixth gives a concise History of the Republic from Its formation to the present time.
These books are designed for different grades of pupils, and adapted to the time usually allowed for the study of this important subject Each embraces the history of onr country from Its discovery to its present administration. The entire series Is characterized by chastenes's and clearness of styl». nccuracj of statement, beauty of typography, and fnllncs* of illustration. Tin! author has spent the greater part of his life in collecting materials for, and in writing history, and his ability and reputation arc a sufficient guarantee that the work has lwen thoroughly done, and a series of histories produced that will be invaluable In training and educating the youth of our country.
We invite the careful attention of