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Rideing, W. H. Boyhood of living- authors.
N. Y., Crowell & Co., 1887 $1 The reader will find much not recorded elsewhere to interest and inform in the careful treatment of the seventeen sketches.
Seawell, M. E. Twelve naval captains.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1897 $1.25
Interesting- sketches of twelve men who made themselves immortal.
Steel, R. Achievements of youth.
N. Y., Thos. Nelson & Sons, 1891 $1.25
Stirling, A. H. Torch bearers of history.
II. N. Y., Thos. Nelson & Sons, 1895 80c From each great historical epoch a representative man or woman is selected whose life makes an interesting- study ; the whole is a connected series of historical sketches.
Stoddard, W. O. Men of business (Men of achievement).
II. N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1893 $2 The author points out the business qualities typified by sixteen charac- ters, of whom John Jacob Astor is the first and Iceland Stanford the last.
Thayer, W. M. Men veho -win.
N. Y., Thos. Nelson & Sons, 1896 $1.25 Biographical sketches of eminent men.
Turning" points in successful careers.
N. Y., Crowell & Co., 1895 $1.50 It is an interesting study to trace these chances in the lives of men and women, and is instructive and assiiring also.
Towle, G. M. Heroes and martyrs of invention.
Bost., Lee & Shepard, 1892 $1 Includes biographies of Gutenberg, Watt, Davy, Stephenson, Fulton, Howe and others.
Verne, J. Great navigators of the eighteenth century.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1894 $2.50 Mr. Verne's scheme in this work is to tell fully how man has made acquaintance with the world in which he lives.
White, J. S. Boys' and girls' Plutarch.
II. N. Y., Putnam's Sons, 1894 12.50 In reading the essays of Plutarch the wonder constantly grows that his knowledge could be so extensive and so scientific.