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The American Biterary Gazette and Pudlishers’ Circular. 

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“ Katy of Catoctin” is a stirring national romance, opening with the raid of John 
Brown at Harper’s Ferry and closing with the death of Lincoln. It is a picturesque 
and romantic story, partly historical and partly domestic, full of dramatic incidents, 
makes and marked by vivid delineations of character. 


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An exquisite edition of the best-known Essays of Elia, graphically illustrated 
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Oct. 23, °86 [No. 769]. The Publishers’ Week. 579 


The Publishers’ Weekly. | Vo. 769] Oct. 23, "86, 
Chatterbox Injunction. 


Upon reading the hereto annexed affidavits, copy of Bill of Complaint here. 
in, and on motion of G. G. Frelinghuysen, Esq., counsel for complainants, it js 
hereby ordered that the defendants, Frank Leslie, The American News Company, and 
Patrick Farrelly, or their solicitors, show cause before me or one of the Judges of this 
Court at chambers thereof in the Post-Office Building, in the City of New York, on 
Friday, the 15th day of October, 1886, at 11 o’clock in the forenoon of that day or as 
soon thereafter as counsel can be heard, why an injunction should not be issued command. 
ing and enjoining the said Frank Leslie, The American News Company, a corporation, 

and Patrick Farrelly, and each of them, their and each of their attorneys, agents, clerks, 
servants, workmen, and the officers, agents, attorneys, clerks, servants, workmen of said 
corporation, and any and all persons claiming or holding under or through them, or 
either of them, to desist from printing, stamping, marking, attaching, or affixing said 
name or word “* CHATTERBOOK ” in or upon books of a juvenile character of the 
general appearance, style, and manner of cover and styles of printing which are upo 
complainants’ said books, referred to in the Billof Complaint filed in this suit, and from 
simulating the appearance and style of printing of the complainants’ ‘ Chatterbox,” 
and from selling, offering for sale, and from presenting to the public juvenile publica 
tions, printed in such style and in such manner as to lead the public to believe that t 
are the publications of the complainants. 

And it is further ordered that the said defendants, Frank Leslie, The America 
News Company, and Patrick Farrelly, their and each of their attorneys, agents, clerks, 
servants, workmen, and the officers, agents, attorneys, clerks, servants and workmen ot 
said corporation, and each of them, be enjoined and restrained, and are hereby forbid- 
den to suffer or commit any of said acts until the further order of this Court. 

That service of this order on or before October 12, 1886, be sufficient. 
Dated Oct. 11, 1886. W. J. WALLACE 

We therefore again issue our 


We hereby caution you against buying or selling any book bearing the name “Chatter- 
box,” either alene or in combination with other words, excepting those with our imprint, or 
marked as sold under our license, as the United States Courts have repeatedly confirmed 
our exclusive right to this word as a trademark, and ALL INFRINGERS, whether 

ESTES & LAURIAT, Publishers; Boston, Mass. 

580 The Publishers’ IVeekly. | Vo. 769| Oct. 22 Or 
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Oct. 23, 86 [ Vo. 769]. The Publishers’ Weekv. 579 


The pretence of Esres & Laurtar that they have obtained the 
injunction of the United States Circuit Court against any publication 
with the word “Chatterbox” has imposed upon the public long 

The injunction they did obtain was in these words: “It is also 
further adjudged and decreed that a perpetual injunction be issued in 
this suit against the said defendants, BELFORD, CLARKE & CO., re- 
straining them, . .°. their servants, . . . and all persons 
claiming or holding under or through them, or either of them, from 
it is printing, stamping, marking, attaching, or afhxing said name or word 
= ‘Chatterbox’ in or upon books of a juvenile character OF THE 
and. fF THE COMPLAINANTS’ SAID BOOKS, . .  . and from 
Hon, simulating the appearance and style of printing of the complainants’ 
‘Chatterbox ;’ and from selling, offering for sale, and from presenting 
to the public juvenile publications printed IN SUCH STYLE, and with 
the use of the title ‘Chatterbox,’ IN SUCH MANNER as to lead the 
"the public to believe that they are the publications of the complainants.” 
1po Precisely the same injunction was granted against FRANK LEs.LIg, 

nd no other or different one has ever been obtained by them. 

| My books do not resemble in any of the respects mentioned 
ih s . the publications of Esres & LAurRIAT. 

| | That the public may know what kind of men Estes & LAuRIAT 
rica are, I give the following extract from the testimony of Mr. EstTes 

erks, in their suit against me : 

rbid- Cross-Interrogatory No. 22 
Was not the REPRINT of the “Chatterbox” of 1878 MADE BY 
Ans, Upon reflection I should say it undoubtedly was. 
Cross-Int. 228. And was so intended ? 
s Ans, YES. 
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Judge Wallace on January 5, 1885, refused to grant any injune 

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ul, or tion against my publications containing the word ‘“ Chatterbox” as 
tial part of the title. 

ther See his opinion in 22 Federal Reporter, p. 823. 

R. WORTHINCTON, 747 Broadway, N. Y. 

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Oct. 23, 86 [We. 769]. 


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domestic, and dramatic incidents of the eventful 
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has placed the manuscript of a new novel in the 
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Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Tusculan disputations ; 
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Cook, Jos. Orient; with preludes on current 
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haracter and career of Keshub Chunder Sen and 

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f comparative theology; a consideration of the 

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Brit empire,etc. The /rinceton Review pronounces 
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Smith, M/rs. L. T., [“L. T. Meade,” pseud.| A 
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*Soule, R: A dictionary of English synonymes, 
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Taylor, B: F. Complete poetical works. Chic., 

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scarcely be ten cents. He would have his goods 
sent by freight or enclosure, which would put the 

cost of transportation on the book within five | 

cents. Then his estimates for clerk hire, rent, etc., 

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If we are mistaken, | 
we are not so set in our ideas that we shall refuse | 
to be corrected by those who deal with the sub- | 

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are pretty well up at fifteen per cent., calculated 
not on investment but on sales. In other words, 
the average transaction should leave him a profit 
of sixteen cents instead of two cents. But even ac- 
cepting his figures for argument’s sake, would our 
correspondent be better off under a long discount, 
say of 40 per cent. We doubt it, because in that 
case not more than $1.00 probably could be got 
for the book. This would leave our correspondent 
a margin of six cents—four cents more, he would 
claim, than the close discount would give him— 
but it would also leave him with a public used 
to, and insisting upon a discount—which is now 
considered the bane of the book trade. Until we 
have more convincing evidence, we shall continue 
to look for the introduction of close discounts as 
the first step in the direction of correcting the de- 
moralization of our trade. As to the abolition of 
the retail price, we doubt whether that would ever 
become practicable. That, from our view of the 
matter, would by no means be an unmixed bless- 
ing to the bookseller, even if the publishers could 
be induced to adopt the.measure. 

A TYPOGRAPHICAL error occurred in the adver- 
tisement of Messrs. Estes & Lauriat in our last 
issue, page 538. In the twenty-first line from 
the top the word ‘‘ Chatterbox” should have 
read ‘“‘ Chatterbook.” The advertisement is cor- 
rectly printed on page 578 of this issue. 


From the Saturday Review. 

To succeed as a bibliographer a man must, be- 
| sides a natural power of distinguishing, have an 
| eye which comes to the work as a correct ear 
comes to the study of music; but he must also 
have a wide education, must know all the dead 
| and most of the living languages; he must be 
| enough of an artist to recognize an artist’s touch; 
| he must have an extensive knowledge of all kinds 
| of books in different libraries; and, above all, his 
memory must be unerring. With these qualifica- 
tions he may begin to learn water-marks, founts of 
type, lines in a page, and all the mysteries of early 
printing, paper-making, and binding. These are 
but the preliminaries of bibliography, and must be 
acquired apart altogether from any literary or 

critical study of books. If they can afterwards be 
| combined, well and good; but at the beginning 

they are independent. The man who, like Hill 
| Burton, can write pleasantly about old books is 

not to be trusted for scientific bibliography; and 
Dibdin, with his ignorance of things in general 

and his wretched style, is often after all a safer 
guide. But Oldys and Davies, who could com- 
bine knowledge and easy writing, published very 
little that will interest the bookworm. Cotton 
and Maitland are too dry, and hardly up to the 
latest lights. A book like the late Mr. Henry 
Steven’s ‘‘ Recollections of Mr. James Lenox,” 
though it gives us little or no bibliographical in- 
struction, is certainly well calculated to show us 
| how to acquire it, and is very entertaining besides, 
| as is so oftenthe case when a writer is willing to 
| tell stories against himself. 


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The Publishers’ Weekly. 


Pror. WIESNER, of Vienna, published an ar- 
ticle upon this subject in Dingler’s Polytechnisches 
poco for September. His observations of 

ooks were undertaken in Vienna at the sugges- 
tion of Leithe, the well-known librarian. This 
rapid discoloration is the yellowing shown in so 
short time by much of the paper manufactured in 
the present day, especially when freely exposed 
tothe air. It is only noticed in wood-pulp paper 
and must be clearly distinguished from the discol- 
oration of old good rag-paper. Wood-pulp paper 

when exposed to the almost perpendicular rays of | 

ee : : : | with great pains, and in some se yes 
the sun showed the beginning of discoloration with- 8 P three years of 

in an hour ; as, however, at the temperature caused 
by the sun’s rays no change was shown while the 
paper remained in the dark, it was naturally con- 
cluded that only the light is instrumental in the 
discoloration of wood-pulp paper. 
periments proved that the discoloration of wood- 
paper is a process of oxidation dependent upon 
the light ; also, that while dampness is favorable 
to the discoloration, it is not a necessary element 
of the process. The power of the light was im- 
portant for the discoloration; when exposed to 
gaslight the color only changed after four months. 

Prof. Wiesner recommends the following to 
aid in the protection of wood-pulp paper : Sun- 
light is the most injurious light. Very weak, 
shaded daylight, especially in very dry rooms, 
will take but little effect. Gaslight, owing to 
the limited refraction of its rays, is almost 
wholly harmless. On the other hand, electric 
light, and, in fact, every light having strong re- 
fraction, is favorable to discoloration. There- 
fore, gaSlight should generally be preferred to 
electric light in illuminating libraries, if the dan- 
ger of discoloration is to be considered. 

NV. ¥. Correspondence of the Literary World 

IT is very rarely that a single publishing-house 
has done so much for a national literature as 
that which is now Houghton, Mifflin & Co. But 
you will ask what a New Yorker has to say about 
so eminent a Boston house—whose earliest tradi- 
tions are of Boston—Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 
Ticknor & Fields, Fields, Osgood & Co., Hough- 
ton, Osgood & Co., H. O. Houghton & Co., 
Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Where is there any 
New York in that catena? Stop a bit. We say 
that until 1870 it was a Boston house. But in that 
year the firm of Hurd & Houghton, which was a 
New York house, made the firm bigger than any 
one single town, and began publishing books for 
the nation. Melancthon M. Hurd was a member 
of the old firm of Sheldon & Co., of this city, the 
member of that firm. He saw the possibilities of 
something more than he was engaged in, entered 
into an arrangement with H. O. Houghton, who 
had already made the Riverside Press equal the 
finest book-work turned out in the world, and the 
firm of Hurd & Houghton began on Broome 
Street, and then on “ Booksellers’ Row” at Astor 
Place. Mr. Hurd sat in the New York office, 
and, I think, to his genius for knowing ¢he what, 
plus Mr. Henry O. Houghton’s consummate un- 
derstanding of ‘he how, is owing the great suc- 
cessor-firm that presents what is one of the largest 

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| the West Indies. 

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hard to associate illness with the handsome 
browned, elegantly dressed gentleman who warms 
| your heart with his cordial ways. 

1 b Mr. Hurd 
spends his summers here or in Europe (he has a 

splendid home in Brooklyn) and his winters jp 
What a pair of noble brothers 
it was! Melancthon M. Hurd and Henry 0. 
Houghton. You in Boston know what a noble 
man, every inch of him, is Henry O. Houghton, 
When the book of great publishers is all written 

| there will be many a chapter packed with his good 

deeds, his great work, his almost infallible judg- 
ment. He once refused to print a book, prepared 

labor, by the present writer. But when, in all 
kindness and cheery sympathy, Mr. Houghton de- 
clined to print it, the writer put his MS. into the 
fire. If Ae had refused it, could there by any 
good in it, or any hope for it? At least its com- 
piler believed not, and now, ten years later, he is 
certain of it. 

From the London Academy, 

Mr. Davip Nutt, London, has in preparation 
the first volumes of aseries entitled English His- 
tory by Contemporary Writers, in which the facts 
of English national history, political and social, 
will be set forth in a way not yet systematically 
attempted in this country, but somewhat similar to 

| that which Messrs. Hachette have so successfully 

adopted in France under the editorship of MM. 
Zeller, Duruy, Luchaire, etc. This series is 
planned not only for educational use, but also for 
the general reader, and especially for those to 
whom the original authorities are for various rea- 
sons difficult of access. To each well-defined 

period of English history will be given a little 

publishing lists in the world to-day in your adver- | 

tising columns. 
ally. He left the firm on account of ill-health, 
and if pressed for the truth (for he is no hypo- 
chondriac) admits to bad health to-day. But it is 


I still meet Mr. Hurd occasion- | 

| Oxford. 
| named: Prof. Mandell Creighton; Mr. H. H. 

The Publishers’ Weekly. 

volume made up of extracts from the chroniclers, 
state papers, memoirs and letters of the period, 
and other contemporary literature, chronolog- 
ically arranged and chosen so as to afford 
a living picture of the effect produced on each 
generation by the political, religious, social, and 
intellectual movements in which it took part. 
Extracts from foreign tongues will be translated, 
and passages from old English authors put into 
modern spelling, but otherwise kept in their orig- 
inal form. Where needed, a glossary will be 
added and brief explanatory notes. There will 
also be appended a short account of the writers 
quoted, and of their relation to the events they de- 
scribe, and such tables and summaries as will 
facilitate reference. Such illustrations as are 
given will be chosen in the same spirit as the 
texts, to represent historic monuments, docu- 
ments, sites, portraits, coins, etc. The chief aim 
of the series will be to send the reader back to 
the original authorities, and so bring himas close 
as may be to the mind and feelings of the times 
he is reading about. Mr. F. York Powell, 0! 
Christ Church, Oxford, will be editor of the se- 
ries. Among the earlier volumes issued will be 
“ Britain under the Romans,” by Mr. C. I. Elton; 
“The Little English Kingdom,” by the editor; 
“The Danish Sea Kings and their Settlements, 
by the editor; “Henry II.—Statesman and Re- 
former,” by Mr. T. A. Archer; ‘‘ Simon of Mont- 
fort and his Cause,” by the Rev. J. Hutton, of St 
John’s College, Oxford ; “Edward III. and his 
Wars,” by Mr. W. J. Ashley, of Lincoln College, 
Among future contributors may be 

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Haworth; Mr. T. G. Law, Librarian to the Sig- 
net, Edinburgh; Mr. C. H. Firth; Mrs. Creigh- 
ton; Mr. Reginald Lane-Poole; Mr. B. L. Skot- | 
towe; and the Rev. W. Hunt. The series will 

be published simultaneously in New York by | 
Messrs. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, and the editor will | 
have the co-operation of several American histor- | 

ical scholars. 


Troy, N. Y., Oct. 12, 1886. | 

To the Editor of The Publishers’ Weekly. 
DEAR Six: Mr. Allyn’s letter of October 4th is | 
interesting, but would be more so if he (or you) | 
gave the publisher’s name ; let us know who they 
are. Here is a late experience of mine. A stu- 
dent in a Troy seminary asked me for a price on 
20 copies of a German text-book, the retail price 
of which is $1.75, discount to the trade, 33}—net, 
1.17; knowing he was a close buyer I quoted 
$1.25 ; another firm quoted the same, and another 

would get the order, sent the quotation by wire. 
‘“‘ Testing the trade” is all very well. The stu- 
dent referred to has tested both, and finds the 
publisher pays him the best. 
The name of the firm referred to is E. Steiger 
& Co., and mine is WILLIAM J. Woops. 
New York, Oct. 19, 1886. 
To the Editor of The Publishers’ Weekly. 

It was the Zi/rarian of the Seminary who in- 

formed us that a German class had been organ- | 

ized, for which they intended to adopt our book, 

and he, therefore, inquired our terms for introduc- | 

tion. We quoted, as usual, half retail price (88 

cents), and Mr. Woods would have been enabled | 

by us to do the same, if he had stated the case to 

This reminds us of the following out of many | 

similar cases: 
ern university asked our rates for certain books. 

We quoted 20°% discount, whereupon his Profes- | 

sor of Latin wrote us in his (the student’s) behalf, 
naming a number of prominent publishers who 
had allowed that student full booksellers’ rates 
and thirty days’ time or more. 

With pleasure we refer to the fact that, fully ap- 
preciating the good-will of booksellers, we allow 
them a larger discount off our publications, and 
protect their interests better than—as far as we 
know—other publishers do. This policy in favor 
of booksellers we intend to continue. 

Respectfully yours, 
a CoLorapo Sprinos, Cor., Oct. 4, 1886. 
Lo the Editor of The Publishers’ Weekly. 

I THINK country booksellers will read with in- 
terest that The Century Co. advertise ‘‘ A New De- 
Parture by reducing the retail prices of all of their 
books on which the ordinary discounts to the 
trade have been given, toa figure from which only 
small discounts can be allowed. This means that 
a bookseller cannot afford to give a discount on 
as Century Co.’s publications. He must sell 

€m at the full retail price in order to make any- 

Oct. 23; "86 [ Vo. 769). 


with spaces for index, class rolls, summary and | 
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The Publishers’ Weekly. 

He then tried the publisher, and he sold | 
him for 88 cents ; and fearing the local bookseller | 

We thank you for the opportunity | 
afforded us to reply to Mr. Wood’s communica- | 

Last month a student of a West- | 

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thing—but the public is getting books at a lower 
price than ever before, and as good books of the 
kind as we know of for the least money.” 

The above would appear to be an experiment 
which might be conceived as the outgrowth of the 
long-discussed question of discounts which your 
WEEKLY has been so liberal in giving space to 
Let us see how such a system would work with 

| booksellers if it were universally adopted by pub- 

lishers—that is, reducing discounts to twenty-five 
per cent. I can see that for dealers in New York 
City twenty-five per cent. would be a handsome 
discount when there is no freight or express 
charges to pay. But how is it with the remaining 
ten or eleven thousand booksellers scattered all 
over the country? How much can we make at 
twenty-five per cent. discount? Here are the 

figures : 

A ND I Fi iea 2.« Se siedasids cusasaded baes Reeds $x 25 
RAGS TORT SVOS HEF COME oo. cite cece cccccaseesnces 31 
$o 94 
| Postage or Express, SAY.... 6... e cece cence ee eee e ees 10 

| Fifteen per cent. for expense of clerk hire, rent, etc., 
May GD GD OE GUNG i... BS 6 8 sae edindsceeen ‘ 19 
“SE ORRE COSE C8 OIE 6. ois oa: cp ccctcnswasaans $1 23 

prietor, to say nothing of interest on the capital 
| invested. 
| As we can neverask more than the advertised 
price for a book, I, for one, vote for either a pub- 
lic list price with fair discount, or a private 
wholesale price. Respectfully, 
J. H. Eorr. 

| Leaving a net profit of two cents for the pro- 


THE first number of Scridner’s Magazine will 
make its appearance on Dec. 15th simultaneously 
in all parts of the United States and Canada. 
Subsequent numbers will be issued on the Ist of 
the month. 

Woops Pasna, Admiral of the Turkish Navy 
and one of the best living authorities on every- 
| thing relating to naval affairs, has written an ar- 
| ticle for the November number of 7he Forum on 
| “ Recent Naval Progress,” in which he makes 
| valuable suggestions as to the construction of 
| our new war-ships. 

The Independent is about to begin the publi- 
cation of a series of articles entitled “‘ Letters on 
Literature,” by Andrew Lang. They are written 
somewhat in the style of “ Letters to Dead Au- 
thors,” the difference being that they are not ad- 

| dressed to the authors themselves, either dead or 
living, but to a “ Mr. Arthur Wincott, of Topeka, 
Kansas,” to whom Mr. Lang writes his criticisms 
of the literature “ of the present and of the past, 
English, American, ancient, or modern.” 

| Mr. S. R. KOEHLER’s connection with 7 he 
| Magazine of Art ends with the number now in 
the hands of the printer. Mr. Koehler’s work as 
the American editor of this magazine has been 
distinguished by dignity, accuracy, and thorough- 
ness, and the loss of his valuable services will no 
doubt be regretted by its readers. Mr. Koehler 
has resigned his position in order to give his en- 
tire time to creative literary work. He will be 
succeeded in the editorial chair by Miss Char- 
lotte Adams, a young lady who holds a high 
position as a writer on art subjects, and who has 
for several years past been a valuable contributor 
| to the columns of the Century Magazine, The 
| Critic, and the Art Age. 

Etats-Unis d’ Amérique, 1781-1881,” by the Mar- 
auis de Rochambeau. 


The Publishers’ Weekly. 

[Wo. 769] Oct 23, 86, 


Joun L. BoLaNnp, St. Louis, Mo., has issued 
his fall and holiday catalogue for 1886-87, which 
is fully equal to his former issues in point of at- 
tractive get-up, and fine printing. (128 p., 8vo.) 

CHARLES SCRIBNER’S Sons, N. Y., have-pub- 

with many specimen illustrations, and a full list 
of their new and forthcoming publications. (24 p., 
sq. 16mo.) 

W. B. SAUNDERS, 33 South Tenth Street, 
Philadelphia, has issued a neat “ Catalogue of 
Rare and Fine Books on Painting, Sculpture, 
Architecture, General Art, and Miscellaneous 
Literature.” (58 p., 8vo.) 

DupraTt & Co. have published an attractive 
catalogue of original and rare editions of es- 
teemed English and French authors, artistic pub- 
lications, bibliographical works, and Tauchnitz 
editions in half morocco binding. 

business under the firm-name of C. F. S. Tem 

lin & Co. Mr. Templin has been connected with 
the house of which he is now sole proprietor for 
twenty-four years, and has been sole Manager of 
the business for the past ten years, so that, it js 

| unnecessary to say, the retirement of Mr. Hard. 

(30 p., I2mo.) | 

J. W. Bouton, New York, has issued a new | 
catalogue containing a list of new and second- | 

hand books, and a list of books in preparation. 
The catalogue contains titles of over 350 works, 
most of them standard library books. (62 p., 

B. HERDER, 17 S. Broadway, St. Louis, Mo., 

has issued a handsome illustrated catalogue of | 

the books published by hishouse. Also, a whole- 
sale price-list of his school-books, chiefly adapted 
to use in German Catholic schools. This firm 
is a branch of the house established in 1801 at 

Herder (4. 1774, @. 1839), which was afterwards 

removed to Constance, and finally settled in 1810 | 

in Freiburg, Baden. There are also branch houses 
in Carlsruhe, Strassburg, and Munich. (136 p., 
8vo; 4 Pp., 4to.) 

JOHN DELAy, 23 Union Square, N. Y., has pub- | 
lished a new catalogue—the sixth—of ancient and | 

modern French books, worthy the attention of 
the bibliophile and collector. Among the treas- 
ures we note a fine copy of Gringoire’s ‘‘ Heures 
de Nostre Dame,” printed by Jehan Petit, and 
bound by Duru, Didot’s copy of which sold at 
auction for 2047 francs ; a handsome copy of the 
second edition (1673) of Moliére’s collscted works 
with frontispieces by Chauveau, richly bound by 
Marius Michel ; a complete set in four volumes 
of the rare original edition of Le Sage’s “Gil 
Blas,” printed by Pierre Ribou (1715, 1724, 1735), 
bound by Chuzin and a number of others. The 
second part contains a list of standard French lit- 
erature. (54 p., 8vo.) 


Boston, MAss.—Silver, Rogers & Co. is the 
name of a new firm of publishers and booksellers, 
being successors to M. T. Rogers & Co., with 
headquarters at 50 Bromfield St. The new firm 
have become the publishers of the well-known 
‘‘ Normal Music Readers and Charts,” by John 
W. Tufts and H. E. Holt, and they announce that 
they have other important publications in prepa- 
tion. They will act as the special Eastern agents 
of S. C. Griggs & Co., of Chicago, carrying in 
stock a full sine of their publications. The firm 
consists of Edgar O. Silver, M. T. Rogers, and 
Elmer E. Silver. 

NEBRASKA CiTy, NEB.—The firm of M. S. 
Harding & Co. has been dissolved, N. S. Harding 
retiring. C. F. S. Templin will continue the 



| ing will cause no change in the conduct 
lished a handsome list of new juvenile books | . ae 

business. Mr. Templin has proven himself an 
enterprising business man, and deserves all suc. 

New York City.—F. H. Revell, bookseller, 
Chicago, has opened a branch office at 148 Nassay 

PETERSBURG, VA.—We learn that the firm of 
Beckwith, Parham & Anderson was dissolved on 
account of the removal of Mr. Anderson from the 
State. Messrs. Beckwith & Parham will continue 
the business. 

SALT LAKE CiTy, UTAH.—At a recent fire M, 
Dwyer and Herbert Pembroke, booksellers, lost 
their stock of books, stationery, and notions. 

SAN Francisco, CAL.—Wm. S. Duncombe & 
Co., medical publishers and booksellers, announce 
their removal to more commodious quarters at 
425 Sutter Street, between Stockton and Powell 


Tuos. W. Durston, of Syracuse, N. Y., has 
been appointed State agent for New York of Mc- 

. | Clintock and Scrong’s Encyclopedia, published by 
Mo6rsburg, on the Bodensee, by Bartholomius 

Harper & Brothers. 
scription-book only. 

It is to be handled as a sub- 

CORRECTION.—In the announcement last week 
of the Warwick edition of Shakespeare’s works, 

| published by D. Appleton & Co., an error oc- 

curred. Instead of Aalf /eather binding, the ad- 
vertisement should have read Aalf bound. The 
volumes are bound in various styles of cloth, and 
half cloth, with marble-paper sides. 

R. G. Dun & Co. have filed a bill in the United 
States Circuit Court at Chicago, against the Farm 
Implement News Company, E. J. Baker, A. M. 
Leslie, W. H. Davis, and C. W. Marsh, to pre 
vent them from issuing a pirated edition of com- 
plainants’ reference- book. The complainants 
charge that their reference-book is only rented 
to subscribers under strict promises of secrecy, 
and is copyrighted. They ask for an injunction. 

ConGrEss having provided for the publication 
for sale of a small edition of the last issue of the 

_Map of the United States prepared under the 

supervision of the Commissioner of the General 
Land Office, copies of the same will be supplied 

| by the Department of the Interior for $1.50 each. 


The Publishers’ Weekly. 

This is a wall map 54 x 6} feet, and is the finest 
map of the kind ever issued by the Department. 
Copies are now ready for delivery, but only one 
copy, however, will be sold to any one person, 
firm, or corporation. 

Cranston & Stowe, Cincinnati, have issued 
several blank-books which will be found specially 
serviceable to Sunday-school teachers. In the line 
of class records they have the ‘‘ Excelsior” books, 
prepared by H. C. Henney, comprising a “ Yearly 
Record Card,” a “ Yearly Class-Book,” and “ Pri- 
mary Class Record,” intended for the use of class 
teachers; a “Sunday-school Record,” to be kept 
by secretaries, with index, class rolls, tables, forms, 
etc.; ‘‘The Superintendents’ Pocket Record, 

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aii — 
with spaces for index, class rolls, summary and | 

-omparison ta ; , 
a a “« Attendance and Collection Envelope,’ a 
linen-back envelope capable of holding collections 

for twelve months; and a 

bles, forms for reports, memoranda, | 

‘‘Library Record,” a | 

handy blank-book containing spaces forarecord of | 

books out, and fora catalogue of the library. In 
all of these records the compiler has introduced a 
diagram consisting of a square, quartered, with an 
oval in the centre, thus giving opportunity fora 
fve-week record in a minimum of space. The 
books are neatly printed on good paper, and are 
plainly and substantially bound. 

“Mayor CRONIN, the artist,” says the N. Y. 
Times, “ has illustrated a single copy of the book 
recently published by the New York Holland So- 
ciety and edited by George W. Van Siclen, con- 
taining the addresses delivered at its first annual 
dinner, and the volume has been purchased by the 
society. The work of the artist consists of fin- 
ished portraits of famous Dutchmen, landscapes 
and marine views in water-colors of Holland 
scenery, and several historical views, seventy-five 
pictures in all. Major Cronin has spent some 
time in the Netherlands, and has studied art in 
Brusselsand Antwerp. He is known to collectors 
of rare books in this country, having illustrated 
single copies of many works, among others ‘ Val- 
entino’ for Mr. Astor, ‘Isaak Walton’ for Mr. 
H. T. Cox, ‘Fair Women’ for Mr. E. D. Church, 
‘Knickerbocker’s New York,’ Dickens’ ‘ Great 
Expectations,’ and ‘Pepys’s Diary.’ Some of 
his books have sold for several hundred dollars 

of Gen. Grant. This will be of unique interest 

and value, the artist having served under the Gen- | 

eraland having drawn from actual scenes of army 

FISHER UNWIN, 26 Paternoster Row, London, | 
has now registered the telegraphic address, ‘‘ Cen- | 

tury, London,” 

J. & R. MAXWELL, of London, have undertaken 
to publish a series of American novels, to be called 
the Milton Library Series. 

MACMILLAN & Co. have in hand a new book | 

by Lewis Carroll, entitled ‘“‘ The Game of Logic,” 

which is said to describe a new game intended to | 

combine instruction and amusement. 

title of a small volume about to be issued imme- 

diately, by the author of “ The Pleasures of a 

The publisher will be Mr. Elliot | 

BLACKIE & Sons, Glasgow, intimate that Dr. | ; 
| — An important English consignment of standard and il- 

George MacDonald’s books for the young will in 
future be published by them, and that a new edi- 
tion of “At the Back of the North Wind,” which 
IS now out of print, will shortly be issued. 

. HERR PFAU has issued a second part of his | 
Buch beriihmter Buchhindler,” containing the | 

lives of ten celebrated booksellers. Amongst 
them we find Caxton, H. Stephanus (Etienne), 
Elzevir, and Triibner. We noticed the first part 

of Herr Pfau’s interesting work on its appear- 

I'wo books recently published in Paris will in- 
terest American readers. One is “ La Guerre de 
Secession—1 861-1865,” by M. Ernest Grassett, 
with a preface by M. Victor Duruy. The other 

is “ Yorktown—Centénaire de l'indépendence des | 

Oct 22. °86 [Wo. 769]. 

The Publishers’ 

Etats-Unis d’ Amérique, 1781-1881,” by the Mar- 
quis de Rochambeau. 

THE great Bible publishing establishment 
founded at Halle early in the last century by 
Baron von Canstein is about to issue the thou- 
sandth edition of its octavo Bible, of which 2,112,- 
790 copies have now been published. This, how- 
ever, is the most recent of the editions published 
by this establishment, for the first impression 
dates from 1785, when 8000 copies were printed 
to begin with. 

ROBERT Lutz, Stuttgart, announces a Stern- 
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