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Standard and Popular Authors.
HE great popularity of the "Little Classics"
has proved anew the truth of Dr. Johnson's
remark: "Books that you may carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are the most use. ful after all." The attractive character of their contents has been very strongly commended to public favor by the convenient size of the volumes. These were not too large to be carried to the fire or held readily in the hand, and consequently they have been in great request wherever they have become known.
The VEST-POCKET SERIES will consist of volumes yet smaller than the "Little Classics," so small that indeed be carried in a vest-pocket of proper
e, legible type, and
admirably for the
journeys; and the
high excellence of their contents makes them desirable always and everywhere. The series will include the
choicest productions of such authors as
They are beautifully printed, and bound in flexible
cloth covers, at a uniform price of
FIFTY CENTS EACH.
The first issues include:---
Snow-Bound. By JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER. Illustrated.
Evangeline. By HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW. Illustrated.
Power, Wealth, Illusions. Essays by RALPH WALDO EMERSON.
Culture, Behavior, Beauty. Essays by RALPH WALDO EMERSON.
The Courtship of Miles Standish. By HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW. Illustrated.
Enoch Arden. By ALFRED TENNYSON. Illustrated. Nathaniel Hawthorne. By JAMES T. FIELDS.
A Day's Pleasure. By W. D. HOWELLS. Illustrated.
JAMES R. OSGOOD & CO.,