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Works published by G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane.

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DR. GOLDSMITH's HISTORY OF ENGLAND,

With a Dictionary, Biographical, Historical, &c.; explaining every Difficulty, fixing the proper Sound and Meaning of the Words, and rendering every Part easy to be understood; with a Continuation of the History, from the Peace of Amiens up to the Reign of George IV. to which are added, several new Chap. ters, and copious Notes throughout, Genealogical Tables of the Sovereigns of England, cotemporary Sovereigns, and eminent Men in each Reign; with a coloured Map, containing the ancient and modern Divisions, &c., and many other valuable Improvements.

Sixteenth Edition. Price 5s. 6d.

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The decided superiority of this work is universally acknowledged, and it has consequently superseded the use of every other edition in the principal Seminaries in this kingdom.

"We notice this New Edition of a valuable Work, because we consider it to be one of the most com. plete Books of the kind for Education, that has ever issued from the Press, and the improvements so copious as to merit a distinct eulogium. The Editors deserve every praise for the pains and labour they have bestowed in perfecting the publication ; and we feel confident that the Sixteenth will be followed more readily than it has been preceded by many other Editions." Literary Gar zette, No. 187.

PINNOCK'S IMPROVED EDITION

of

DR. GOLDSMITH's HISTORY OF ROME,

For the use of Schools, with Questions for Examination at the end of each Section: an Introduction to the Study of Roman History, the Incursions of the Barbarians (illustrated by a neat coloured Map), a comprehensive Map of the Roman Empire, and numerous Notes and other useful and highly important Additions by the Editor.

Price 5s. 6d.

PINNOCK'S IMPROVED EDITION

Of

DR. GOLDSMITH's HISTORY OF GREECE,

Abridged for the use of Schools, with several useful Introductory Chapters; Questions for Examination at the end of each Section; a Map of the Grecian Empire, and many valuable Additions, on the Plan of the Histories of England and Rome.

Price 5s. 6d.

Independent of Goldsmith's popular Histories being edited on a very superior plan, they combine many important advantages; as all vulgarities of style have been carefully corrected, every indelicate allusion sedulously obliterated, and the most valuable and interesting matter added, consisting of introductory Chapters descriptive of the Manners and Customs of the Greeks and Romans, and numerous Mythological, Biographical, and Geographical Notes.

EXERCISES

ON EACH OF THE ABOVE HISTORIES, Price 1s. or with Ruled Paper, 2s. 6d. each.

LETTERS ON ANTIENT HISTORY, Exhibiting a Summary View of the History, Geograpby, Manners, and Customs of the Assyrian, Babylouian, Median, Persian, Egyptian, Israelitisb, and Grecian Nations.

By ANN WILSON. Third Edition. Price 5s.

THE STREAM OF HISTORY, Shewing the Rise and Fall of Empires, and the Progress of the Arts, Sciences, and Literature of every Nation in the World, from the earliest ages to the present time, originally invented by Professor Strass; with numerous additions and improvements. By C. IRVING, L L. D. Mounted on rollers, and beautifully varnished, Price 21. 2s.

Works published by G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane.

HISTORY MADE EASY:

Or,

A Genealogical Chart of the Kings and Queens of
England since the Conquest.
By E. REYNARD,

Brunswick-house Academy, Reading.
Price 2s.

DITTO, with a Poetical Chronology of each Reign. Price 2s. 6d.

DITTO, in Case, 2s. 6d.; or with Poetical Chronology. Price 4s.

DITTO, coloured, 1s. each.

"We are sure we do not compromise our judg ment, in pronouncing that a more neat and ingenious design, uor a more comprehensive and useful composition of the kind, was ever submitted to public approbation. It fulfils its title, and is indeed "History made Easy," For youth we cannot imagine a better device to make them fully acquainted with the genealogical portion of the history of the sovereigns of their country; and even the well-informed of maturer years will find it a convenient and expeditious reference, &c. &c. And we are satisfied that every Parent and Teacher, induced to see it by our representation, will thank us for making them acquainted with so facile and excellent a work."-Literary Gazette, No. 36, p. 211.

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THE

ELEMENTS OF MODERN

GEOGRAPHY, `

AND GENERAL HISTORY; Containing an accurate and interesting Description of all the Countries, States, &c. in the Known World, as determined at the Congress of Vienna and Aix-laChapelle; with the Manners and Customs of the Inbitants; to which are added, Historical Notices, and Questions for Examination: the whole illustrated by numerous Maps and Engravings.

By G. ROBERTS.

Price 68. 68.

EXERCISES ON DITTO, 1s. or with Ruled Paper, 2s. 6d.

THE

ELEMENTS OF ANCIENT

GEOGRAPHY,

With Historical Notices, and Questions for Examination, for the use of Schools, with Maps. In the Press.

PINNOCK'S SCHOOL ATLAS, Consisting of 24 outline Maps of the principal Coun tries of the World.

4to. Ss.; if separate, 4d. each.

DITTO, coloured, 12s.

A NEW GENERAL ATLAS, Elegantly engraved and printed on superfine imperial Quarto, consisting of upwards of Sixty Plates, and containing all the New DISCOVERIES, as well as every late alteration in the Boundaries of the different States on the Continent, &c., forming the most complete Atlas extant of the same size and price. By G. PAWLEY, Esq. Map Designer to Government. Price, handsomely coloured, 41. 4s. Boundary Line coloured, 31. 13s. 6d. Plain, 31. 3s.

PAWLEY'S MINOR ATLAS, On a Plan similar to the preceding, particularly calcalated for the use of Schools, and containing all the late Alterations, &c.

Price, plain, 21. Full coloured, 21. 12s. 6d.

THE TRAVELLER'S POCKET ATLAS;

Consisting of a Complete Set of County Maps of England and Wales, on an original and improved plan; the Roads leading to the nearest Towns in the adjoining Counties being delineated on each Map: to which is added, a very superior Map of the Environs of London 22 miles round, and an Alphabetical List of the Cities, Boroughs, and Market Towns of England and Wales, their distance from London, Population, &c.

Price 15s.; or coloured, H. Is.

A UNIVERSAL ATLAS; Consisting of a Complete Set of large Maps, to illus. trate Ancient and Modern Geography, in which the Ancient and Present Divisions of Countries are distinctly marked, by being printed on OPPOSITE PAGES. By T. STACKHOUSE, A. M. Carefully revised and corrected up to the present

time.

Price 21. 12s 6d.

Works published by G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane,

OUTLINE MAPS,

(OR PROJECTIONS,)

Of the Eastern and Western Hemisphere, Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and England and Wales, constructed on a plan to correspond with the above; printed on fine large drawing paper; particularly a dapted for School Exercises.

Price 1s, each.

Separate Maps, as KEYS to the above, 1s. 6d. each or 2s. coloured.)

AN

IMPERIAL OUTLINE MAP OF EUROPE,

Printed on extra superfine drawing paper, intended as a finished Exercise for Senior Pupils.

The size 25 inches by 20. Price 5s.

DITTO, England and Wales, to correspond with the above.

Price 5s.

GEOGRAPHIA SACRA,

Or,

SCRIPTURE ATLAS;

Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, adapted to elucidate the Events of Sacred History, and which point out the Situation of every Place mentioned in the Old and New Testaments; to which is added, a copious Index containing the Names of Places mentioned in the Maps, with their Latitudes and Longiudes, and Scriptural References.

By G. WYLD, Esq.

Price 11. 11s. 6d. plain; or 21. 23. coloured.

CATECHISM OF ASTRONOMY;
Giving a Description of the Nature and Uses of the
Heavenly Bodies.
Price 9d.

AN

EPITOME OF ASTRONOMY; Describing the Motions of the Sun, Moon, and Plamets; and their relation to, and influence on, the Globe we inhabit; with Illustrative Designs.

Price 3s.

THE

PERPETUAL ALMANACK; Shewing, at one view, the Day of the Month through. out the Year; the rising and setting of the Sun, the Dominical Letter, the Golden Number and Epact, on what Day Easter fails, &c.; and various other Terms; exhibited on Imperial moveable Cards.

Price 5s.

A COMPANION

To the

ALMANACK;

Shewing the causes of the Alteration in the State of the Atmosphere, and the Changes of the Weather, particularly serviceable to the Traveller, Farmer, and Gardener, and all Persons who wish to form a Judg ment of what Weather will prevail at any particular Time; engraved on a copper plate.

Price 1s. Gd.

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A CATECHISM of DRAWING,
In which the Rules of that accomplished Art are fa-
miliarly explained.
Price 9d.

A CATECHISM ON THE PRACTICE
OF PAINTING IN OIL,

With some Account of the Nature of FRESCO
PAINTING, &c.
Price 9d.

A COMPENDIUM OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF

PAINTING and DRAWING, Illustrated by the Technical Terms in Art; with practical Observations on the essential Lines, and the Forms connected with them; adapted to the earliest State of Instruction, for the Use of Schools, ar private Tuition." To which is added, the Practice of the Pencil, Chalk, Tinted, and Water Colour Drawings. In the Terms of Art are Observations on Landscape Composition, the Exercise of the Memory, and the Use of the Model. 4to. with Plates. By R. DAGLEY.

Second Edition.

P.ice 10s. 6d.

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Works published by G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane.

"Mr. Dagley, in the production before us, has turned his attention to a subject of eminent utility. In treating it he has displayed much practical knowledge, and a justness and originality of thinking which would give a value to the lowest theme, and greatly augments the merit of this compendion. For teachers, for parents, for youth desirous of acquiring an elegant accomplishment, and for all who have a taste for the fine arts, we have satisfaction in stating, that a more unpretending and useful book has not been published in our day."

Moral and Heligious Books,

(Adapted for Sunday Reading.)

THE

CHRISTIAN CHILD's READER; Calculated, by regulating the Affections and inducing right Principles, to direct the Minds of Youth to Religion and Morality.

Price 2s.

A COMPENDIOUS

HISTORY OF THE BIBLE; Containing the principal Events recorded in that Sacred Book; for the Use of Young People. Price 35.

AN EPITOME OF

THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION.

By the Rev. W. ALLEN, M.A,
Price 3s.

THE ELEMENTS of

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY,
With Questions for Examination, &c.
By the Rev. J. PLATTS.

Price 4s. 6d.

THE MORAL

POETICAL MISCELLANY; Containing choice Selections from our most approved Poets, arranged under distinct Heads.

Price 38.

SACRED BIOGRAPHY;

Or,

THE LIVES OF THE MOST EMINENT MEN,
Whose Names are recorded in the
HOLY SCRIPTURES.
Price 3s.

THE CHURCH CATECHISM,
Broken into short Questions,
Price 3d.

THE COLLECTS

For Sundays and Holy Days throughout the Year,
with Explanatory Notes, for the use of Young
People; to which are added, several Forms of
Prayers for Families and Private Persons.

Price 9d.

COLLECTS,

Small, without Explanatory Notes.

Price 3d.

THE COLLECTS, IN FRENCH.

Price 6d.

THE COLLECTS, IN LATIN.

Price 6d.

IRVING'S SACRED HISTORY.
(Latin.)
Price 9d.

SCRIPTURE EXERCISES.
By J. WARING.

Price Is. 6d.

SERIOUS REFLECTIONS

ON THE

SEVEN DAYS OF THE WEEK.

Price 9d.

STURM'S REFLECTIONS

ON THE WORKS OF GOD,
FOR EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR.
Two Vols. 8vo. 12 Plates.
Price 17s.

THE ROYAL MINSTREL;

Or,

THE WITCHERIES OF ENDOR.

An Epic Poem, in Twelve Books.

By J. F. PENNIE.

Dedicated, by permission, to his Royal Highness the
Duke of Sussex.

Second Edition, Price 12s.

Miscellaneous Books,

AMUSING AND INSTRUCTIVE.

KOTZEBUE's LAST LEGACY;

Or,

TALES FOR MY SON.

Lately published in German, and now first translated
By H. E. LLOYD, Esq.

In the Press.

N. B.. The high and deserved reputation of the late Augustus Von Kotzebue must render superânous any observation on the merits of this Work. All who wish to place before the eye of Youth examples of virtue, and lessons on the social duties, will readily put Kotzebue's Tales in their hands.

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD;

Or,

EVENINGS ABROAD;

Consisting of a Variety of Original Tales.
Edited and arranged

By FRANCES FAIRTHOUGHT;
Being intended as a Companion to
EVENINGS AT HOME.

Two Volumes.

Price 4s.

Works published by G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane.

AT SCHOOL AND AT HOME;

.Or,

SCENES IN EARLY LIFE.

A Tale for Young Ladies.
By Miss F.

Price 2s.

CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN

A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER,

On the Social Duties, &c.
By Mrs. BECKENCROFT.
Price 2s.

A PARAPHRASE OF THE

ECONOMY OF HUMAN LIFE.

Post Svo.

By W. R. MACDONALD. Price 5s.

THE VILLAGE CURATE.
A moral and interesting Tale.
Price 1s.

MEMOIRS OF THE
HARGRAVE FAMILY.

Price 1s. 6d.

THE

LEISURE HOUR IMPROVED A Selection of Pieces on various Subjects. Price 38.

PINNOCK's CATECHISMS OF THE ARTS AND SCIENCES.

These approved Catechisms are intended to form the basis of every branch of useful knowledge, and are of themselves, in fact, "An Epitome of the Arts and Sciences." The style in which they are written is at once clear and simple, conveying instruction to the youthful mind in a manner unattainable by the use of more elaborate and comprehensive Works. In short, while they fix on the mind the leading facts in History, and the fundamental principles of Science, the memory is relieved from the burden of retaining a mass of minutie with which larger Books necessarily abound. They consist of separate CATECHISMS on the following subjects, price 9d. each, viz.

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Geography Geometry

Heraldry

History of England

History of Scotland

History of Ireland

Religious Denominations Rhetoric

Sacred Geography

Scriptore History

Trade and Commerce
Universal History

"Being led to look into these Works, we have been pleasingly surprised at the variety and accuracy of the information they contain within.so small a com pass, and in so excellent a form; and we feel that we are only discharging an useful duty in communicating the result of our remarks to the public.

"The antiquity and universal adoption of the Catechetical manner of conveying instruction, is perhaps the best proof of its value. The memory is aided by the question, and the mind impressed by the answer: the former is the help which infant years need, and the latter is the essence of all intellectual acquirement. The skill necessary to balance these two qualities, so as neither to assist so much as to weaken the reasoning powers, nor to expect so much as to overpower the capacity of childhood, does appear to us to be happily displayed in these Catechisms. In short, we must say, that more convenient, accurate, well-arranged, and proper publications for the purposes they embrace, were never submitted to general approbation."

Literary Gazette, October 18, 1817.

In addition to such Battering testimony, the Proprietors hope to be excused in submitting to the Public the following important observation which fell from the Lord Chancellor when granting an Injunction to restrain certain Booksellers from printing and publishing spurious imitations of them :

"It appears to me that adults might be greatly benefitted by the instruction these books contain, as well as the younger branches of society."

The Proprietors beg leave to observe, that independent of the high encomium above mentioned, PINNOCK's CATECHISMS have met with the ge neral approbation of the most respectable and intelligent Members of the Scholastic Profession. Anxious, therefore, not merely to preserve the reputation which these Books have already attained, but to improve them in every possible manner, it will be their constant aim carefully to revise every succeeding Edition, and to take advantage of every improvement in Literature and Science that can contribute to the instruction of Youth.

PINNOCK's

FRENCH CATECHISMS, Some of the most popular have been freely translated into FRENCH.

By M. J. G. DELAVOYE,

Late of the University of Paris, and published at
One Shilling each, viz.

The Catechism of GEOGRAPHY.

the HISTORY of ENGLAND.
the BIBLE and GOSPEL.

{Others are in preparation.]

The great success which has attended" Pinnock's Catechisms of the Arts and Sciences," induced the Proprietors to follow up that Series by another, which is now in a state of great forwardness, and for Usefulness and Cheapness, they presume is unrivalled, Entitled,

PINNOCK's

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