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CLEVELAND NEWSPAPER DIGEST JAN. 1 TO DEC. 31, 1852

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BOOK STORES & STATIONERS
65 - DTD July 14:3/1 · E. G. Knight and J. M. Sterling have purchased
the book store of Smith, Knight and Company.

The new firm will be known as E. G. Knight and Company.

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66 - DTD Aug. 30; adv:1/4 - A new book store was recently opened by E. H. Merrill at 8 Prospect st. The ENCYCLOPEDIA of ANECDOTES of LITERATURE, the FINE ARTS, and other books are on sale.

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BOOKS & AUTHORS 67 - DTD Jan. 1; adv:3/3 - M. C. Younglove and Company, American Hotel, Cleveland, offer 60 books on agriculture and domestic economy.

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68 - DTD Jan. 5:2/3 - A new publication, entitled DREAM-LAND BY DAY LIGHT: A PANORAMA OF ROMANCE, is written by Caroline Chesebro. The book contains 24 tales, all written with a versatility of genius and imagination which is peculiarly attractive. The titles of the stories are quite original and happy, and display a considerable degree of tact.

The book is published by John P. Jewett and Company of New York and is for sale by Proctor, Worthington and Company.

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69 - DTD Jan. 7:2/1 - A new book entitled DECISION; or RELIGION MUST BE ALL OR NOTHING is written by Grace Kennedy. This is an interesting little volume, calculated to make a strong impression on the minds of the young not only of the importance but also of the true beauty of religion. The familiar dialogue in which it is written is very pleasing. The book is for sale by Jewett, Proctor and Worthington.

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70 · DTD Jan. 7:2/1 A new book entitled THE KEEPSAKE: A GIFT FOR THE HOLIDAYS is written by John C. Riker of New York. It is illustrated by artists of eminence.

With every year we witness increasing strides toward perfection in getting up books styled "Annuals." Mr. Riker's KEEPSAKE for 1852 is fully equal to any one of the present season, is clear and comprehensive, and displays acute insight into the hidden motives and workings of the human heart. It is for sale by Jewett, Proctor and Worthington.

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71 · DTD Jan. 7:2/1 ESSAY IN A SERIES OF LETTERS is written by John Foster. It is a new edition of a work of excellence. The author of these celebrated essays, in a series of familiar letters has moulded not only a classic but also a master-piece. His views of life judged by the religion of the Bible form the subject of the book, illustrated in the character of a mother and her three children. It is for sale by Jewett, Proctor and Worthington.

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BOOKS AND AUTHORS (Cont'd)
72 - DTD Jan. 7:3/1 - The following valuable books have just been pub-
lished by John P. Jewett and Company, 17 and 19 Cornhill st., Boston,
and Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, Cleveland, O.

THE AMERICAN FOWL BREEDER contains full information on breeding, rearing, diseases, and management of domestic poultry. Twelve thousand copies have been sold. The price is 25 cents.

Breck's BOOK OF FLOWERS is a complete guide to the cultivation of a flower garden; it is written by Joseph Breck, Esq. Schenck's KITCHEN GARDENER'S TEXTBOOK is a thorough work on the management of the kitchen garden; it is written by Peter A. Schenck.

A TREATISE ON HOT HOUSES, THEIR CONSTRUCTION, HEATING AND VENTILATING is written by R. B. Leuchars, Esq.

THE AMERICAN VETERINARIAN contains directions for managing, training, and breeding domestic animals; it is written by S. W. Cole, editor of the NEW ENGLAND FARMER. This book should be in the library of every farmer.

Cole's AMERICAN FRUIT BOOK contains directions for raising, propagating, and managing fruit trees, shrubs, and plants. It is a most admirable work and should be in the hands of every farmer.

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73 - DTD Jan. 8:3/1 - A new book, entitled SIXTEEN MONTHS AT THE GOLD DIGGINGS, is written by Daniel B. Woods.

The author of the volume is a clergyman, who came from the state of New York and worked as a miner in California for 16 months. He gives a vivid and correct picture of a miner's life. His object is not to amuse, but to impart information to those who think of trying their luck in golddom. The book is published by Harper and Brothers and is for sale by Tooker and Company, Cleveland.

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74 - DTD Jan. 9:2/3 - A new publication, entitled ARVINE'S CYCLOPEDIA OF ANECDOTE OF LITERATURE AND THE FINE ARTS, with numerous illustrations, is published by Gould and Lincoln of Boston.

"The editor of this work is doing good service, and we thank him for it. This book of anecdotes we find to be excellent, alike for study, and a relief from study. It will prove serviceable to the student, and excellent for the general reader.

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75 - WTD Jan. 14:1/7 - A new book, entitled ESSAY IN A SERIES OF LETTERS, is written by John Foster.

This is a new edition of a work of excellence. The author's views on his subjects are clear and comprehensive. The book has reached its ninth edition and bids fair to hold on its way without interruption. (3)

76 - WTD Jan. 14:1/7 - The talent of some of our best writers and artists is put into THE KEEPSAKE. We have examined it with great pleasure and have no hesitation in saying that no more tasteful or elegant present could be made from friend to friend.

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BOOKS & AUTHORS (Cont'd) 77 - DTD Jan. 14; adv:2/6 - Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, 138 Superior st., publishers, booksellers and stationers, offer: WILL THE WANDERER; THE YOUNG ROVER; ALNOMUC, OR THE GOLDEN RULE - a tale of the sea; and OLD IRON SIDES - story of a ship-wreck.

These four juveniles are illustrated by sixteen engravings each and are among the best books for the young.

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78 - DTD Jan. 14; adv:2/7 - Smith, Knight and Company, booksellers and stationers, 59 Superior st., offer 25 books.

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79 - DTD Jan. 15:3/3 - A PRACTICAL MANUAL OF GEOGRAPHY is written by George S. Rawson. It contains all the most important geographical names in the world, each one classified under its appropriate heads and pronounced according to the best authorities. The book is published by Jewett, Proctor, and Worthington.

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80 - DTD Jan. 15; adv: 3/3 - M. F. Tooker and Company, 102 Superior st., offer: MOBY DICK, OR THE WHALE, by Herman Melville; SIXTEEN MONTHS AT THE GOLD DIGGINGS, by Daniel B. Woods; and A LADY'S VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD, by Mrs. Percy Sinnell.

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81 - DTD Jan. 15:3/3 - Volume one of BEECHER'S WORKS has just been published by Jewett, Proctor and Worthington. The author is Lyman Beecher, D. D.

The book contains lectures on political atheism and kindred subjects, together with six lectures on intemperance. It is dedicated to the workingmen of the United States.

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82 - DTD Jan. 15; adv: 3/3 - Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, 138 Superior st., offer DREAM LIFE, by 1. K. Marvel and SECOND SERIES OF GREENWOOD LEAVES and RECOLLECTIONS OF MY CHILDHOOD, both by Grace Greenwood.

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83 - WTD Jan. 21; ed: 4/3 - It is reported that all of Kossuth's speeches will be published in a volume, and that they have been revised for that purpose or will be. "That is just what the world now most needs. Let the volume appear.

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84 - DTD Jan. 23; ed:2/2 "We have on hand sundry productions of different authors; all of them, we presume, sent to us to be noticed, and some of them, possibly to be reviewed, though it seldom happens that an author would thank a journal for telling the truth of his literary offspring."

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85 - DTD Jan. 23; ed: 2/2 - "We have just received several pamphlets and slips, relating to this great work (WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY) and all of

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BOOKS & AUTHORS (Cont'd) them highly laudatory of it. On the appearance of Governor Wood's late annual Message, which recommends the distribution of copies of Dr. Webster's Dictionary to the school districts of our State,...we wrote an article expressing our opinion of the pre-eminent merit of that Dictionary, and our satisfaction at the Governor's recommendation in the premises.... We hope to publish the article before the adjourment of the General Assembly." (3)

86 - DTD Jan. 24:2/3 - CHARITY AND ITS FRUITS is written by Jonathan Edwards, president of the College of New Jersey. This volume contains 16 lectures written by a man whose reputation will live as long as time and letters. The whole history of the Bible, with all its remarkable events and privileged individuals, seems as familiar to the author of this book as though he had lived side by side with the prophets and apostles from age to age. The book is published in New York by Robert Carter and Brothers and is sold in Cleveland by Jewett, Proctor and Worthington.

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87 - DTD Jan. 29:2/3 - ROGER MILLER is written by George Orme. The narrative of ROGER MILLER is a singular and exciting history of an indi vidual in humble life. Let those who are unacquainted with misery and destitution read the book and reflect on its moral. The book is published by Robert Carter and Brothers in New York and is sold in Cleveland by Jewett, Proctor and Worthington.

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88 - DTD Feb. 9:3/1 - EXAMPLES OF LIFE AND DEATH is written by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney. This volume contains 24 short biographical sketches of persons of both sexes, and belonging to different countries and stations, who, through possessing various remarkable traits of character, are here distinguished chiefly for consistent and undeviating piety. These examples are widely separated in the calendar of time, The period in which they appeared and acted their parts in the theater of life, is included in 13 centuries, from the year 330 to 1591. We cordially recommend it to the reading community. The book is published in New York by Charles Scribner, 145 Nassau st.

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89 - DTD Feb. 13; ed:2/2 - THE SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF LEWIS CASS, by William T. Young, has just been published in Detroit by Markham and Elwood. In the preface, the author says that this book is not intended, on the eve of a presidential election, to recommend this individual.

"We do not wonder, after looking through the pages of this compilation, that Mr. Young should have been strongly tempted to say that; but in yielding to the temptation he has certainly shown that his sagacity is not of exactly the order which ought to be possessed by the biographer of so distinguished a politician as Gen. Cass. Nobody, with a forehead not 'villainously low,' can believe the statement, without supposing

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the author to be young in years, as well as by name.

"And whatever may have been the 'purpose of its publication,' we know the book will be used as an electioneering document. We know, also, that it is fit for little else. It is an interminable stump-speech, such as a Western Cassite, of inexhaustible wind, and with an audience of inexhaustible patience, would be glad to deliver, in behalf of its subject's elevation to the next Presidency....

"Whoever desires to look at Mr. Young's execution of his great subject, may obtain his work at Younglove's, almost, we presume, for a song, but cheap, we are quite sure all the General's enemies would say, at any price.

(21) 90 - DTD Feb. 13; ed:2/2 - We have received from Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, the western publishers, the first volume of DR. BEECHER'S LECTURE ON POLITICAL ATHEISM and kindred subjects, numbering in all 14 lectures, besides six others on INTEMPERANCE.

Some ministers whom we know of would do well to purchase the present and the subsequent volumes of this eminent divine; and their hearers, too, who are in infinite need of some stronger food, will find it here.

(2) 91 · DTD Feb. 16:2/3 · The book WESLEY AND METHODISM, published in New York by Harper and Brothers, is now for sale at Smith, Knight and Company, and Tooker and Company. The author is Isaac Taylor.

"We were pleased when we saw the announcement of this work. The subject of which it treats is one of deep interest to a large and intelligent circle of readers. The life and history of the Wesleys and the system of religious thought and feeling to which they gave rise, must be regarded as forming an important part of the religious history of the world.

"We can cheerfully commend this valuable work to all our readers, as one replete with profound thought, and highly suggestive."

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92 - DTD Feb. 17:2/4 - The book, SPIRIT RAPPINGS, is written by Billy McConnell, "one born among the witches."

This book is one of the best commentaries on spirit rappings, and many other similar curiosities connected there with, that has yet been published. Published in Cincinnati by J. A. and U. P. James, the book is now for sale at the post office depot of Pearson.

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93 - DTD Feb. 20:1/1 - A POPULAR ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERIES AT NINEVEH, is written by Austin Henry Layard, Esq., D. C. L.

This is an authentic account of a country but little known heretofore, written in a simple style by the traveler Layard and illustrated by about 100 cuts. It is full of interest and information. The book has just been published in New York by Harper Brothers and is now for sale at Younglove and Company.

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