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RECENTLY PUBLISHED BY

GEORGE P. PUTNAM, 155 Broadway, New York.

Irving's (Washington) Works.

by the Author. In

New and Complete Edition, Revised and Enla
13 elegant duodecimo volumes, beautifully printed with new type, and on
superior paper, made expressly for the purpose, bound in cloth extra. As
follows:

THE SKETCH BOOK, in one volume.
KNICKERBOCKER'S NEW-YORK, in 1

volume.

TALES OF A TRAVELLER, in 1 vol.
BRACEBRIDGE HALL, in one volume.:
THE CONQUEST OF GRENADA, in one
volume.

THE ALHAMBRA, in one volume,
ASTORIA, in one volume.

THE CRAYON MISCELLANY, in one volume. Abbotsford, Newstead, The Prairies, &c.

THE SPANISH LEGENDS, in one volume.
LIFE AND VOYAGES OF COLUMBUS,

and THE COMPANIONS OF COLUMBUS, in
three volumes.
ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNE-
VILLE, in one volume.

Irving. The Illustrated Sketch Book.

With 15 Original Designs by Darley, Engraved on Wood by the first Artists, elegantly printed on superfine calendered paper. 1 vol. square 8vo. Bound in extra cloth, $3 50; cloth, gilt edges, $4; Turkey morocco extra, $6. Howitt.-Ballads and other Poems.

By Mary Howitt. 1 vol. 12mo. green cloth, 63 cents.
The same, with fine portrait, gilt extra, $1.

Her poems are always graceful and beautiful.-Mrs. S. C. Hall.

We cannot commend too highly the present publication, and only hope that the reading publie will relish " Mary Howitt's Ballads and other Poems,' now for the first time put forth in a collected form.-Albion.

Hunt.-Imagination and Fancy;

Or Selections from the English Poets-illustrative of those first Requisites
of their Art; with markings of the best passages, Critical Notices of the
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Leigh Hunt. 12mo, green cloth, 63 cents, gilt extra, $1 25.

They are flushed all over with the rich lights of fancy; and so colored and bestrewn with the flowers of poetry, that, even while perplexed and bewildered in their labyrinths, it is impossible to resist the intoxication of their sweetness, or to shut our hearts to the enchantment they so lavishly present.-Francis Jeffrey.

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Keats.-Life, Letters, &c.

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at a perfectly ruinous rate

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an old fashioned title-page.

such as presents a tabular view of the volume's contents—

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AT A FEW OF OUR LITERARY PROGENIES
(Mrs. Malaprop's word)

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SET FORTH IN

October, the 21st day, in the year 48.

BY

G. P. PUTNAM, BROADWAY.

PUTNAM

N.Y.
1848.

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