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"The Brownies: Their Book," the collection, witb additions, of Mr. Palmer, Cox's Brownie poems aad picture?, rendered familiar by 8t. Nicholas, haspassed into it8 third edition, which has been entirely taken for the hollday trade. The book first appeared la October. "The Foster-Children of Qeorge Washington," the lirst of Mrs. Upton's series, "Children of the White House," appears in the January Wlde Awake, with seventeen illustrations; among them are the famous Stuart and Pine paintings of the Washlngtons and the Custises. Wood's Official Railway Guide of MichigaD, for December, in upon our table, fllled completely with Information every business man, and every person who travel6 - and who does not? - neeüs. Thls publication is published monthly at f 1.00 per year or 10 cents per copy. Address, John 11 Wood, 348Trumbnll Ave., Detroit. In the January Wide Awake, Mrs. General Fremont, in writing a secret chapter of Admiral Farragut's life makes an eloquent appeal to the American people and to Congress to take action to prevent the destruction of Farrngut's flagship, the famous old Hartford, now out of coiwnission and laying in doek at San Francisco. The recent iublication of a letter from Nathaniel Hawthorne, constructed by some to show disloyalty to the Union cause in '62, has drawn an explanation and defense, with several adtlitional letters from Hawthorne bearing on the subject, from a school and life friend of the novelist, Horatio Bridge. It will appear in the Junuary Century. The Woman's World, editcd by Oscar Wilde, and reprinted by Cassell & Company, New York, for January, is upon our table. It is ccrtainly a creditahle Issue, and will be perused by the women for whom it is published, with grent interest. $3.50 per year, or 35 cents per number. Cassell & Company are certiinly giving the American public the cream of Euglish literaturc. One of the best books for the music teacher to use in impartlng instructions to the beginner is "Kinkei's Copy Book." It is a manual of music in thirty-üve progressive lessons, containing explanations and useful Information, with a series of writing lettons pertaining to notation and varioua ottier subjects, for beginners as well as advanced students of music. It is published by Ollver Ditson & Co., Boston, Mass., and will be sent by by mail to any address on receipt of price, 75 cents.


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