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ELEMENTS OF DRAUGHTS; or, Beginners'

Sure Guide. Containing a thorough and minute exposition of every principle separately explained; together with Model Games Illustrative of all the Openings. Illustrated with diagrams exhibiting critical positions to be won or drawn by scientific play. By L D. J. SWEET,

Draught Editor of The New York Clipper. This is a very fine book, and acknowledged authority on all Games of Draughts........

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CHESS PLAYER'S INSTRUCTOR; or, Guide

to Beginners. Containing all the information necessary to acquire a knowledge of the game; with diagrams Illustrative of the various movements of the pieces. By CHARLES HENRY STANLEY, Chess Editor

of Harper's Weekly. This INSTRUCTOR has never had a superior. It is very neatly and strongly bound.....

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...Prico 75 Cents, CLIPPER CHESS PROBLEM TOURNAMENT.

To which a large number of original and a few selected positions have been added-being the splendid collection of Chess Stratagems for which The New York Clipper recently awarded several Gold and Silver Medals, together with many additional original problems, in from two to sixty-two moves, by the first American masters. Edited by MYRON J.

HAZELTINE, Esq., Chess Editor of The New York Clippsr. A small 32mo, elegantly bound in cloth, and handy to put in the pocket.

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MORPHY'S MATCH GAMES. Being a Full

and accurate account of his most astounding successes abroad, defeating, in almost every instance, the Chess celebrities of Europe. Edited, with copious and valuable notes, by CHARLES HENRY STANLEY,

author of "The Chess Player's Instructor."

This valuable acquisition to Chess Literature contains a splendid portrait of Paul Morphy, the Chess Champion of the world, engraved on steel, in the highest style of modern art, By J. C. BUTTRE, Esq., being an accurate and most perfect transfer of one of Brady's most successful photographs, together with a fac-simile of Mr. Morphy's autograph, and bound in flexible muslin.

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three Acts. By T. W. Robertson, the Seven Dials.--A Farci. Esq. Five Male, three Female cal Interlude, in one Act. By

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А Characters. Price.........15 ots. Drama, in five Acts and a Pro8, Henry Dunbar.-A Drama, logue. By Cbarles Dickens and

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(CONTINUED.) 15. Milky White.--An Origi- | 26. Society. A Comedy, in three

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ters. Price................15 cts. Price...

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27. Time and Tide.- A Drama, 16. Dearer than Life.- A

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29. Turning the Tables.18. If I Had a Thousand a

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Serio- 31. Taming

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Female Characters. Price 15 cts. 23. The Petticoat Parlia

34. Larkin's Love Letters. ment.-An Extravaganza, in one Act. By Mark Lemon. Fif

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Williams, Esq. Three Male, two

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35. A Silent Woman. А Found in a Four-Wheel- Farce, in one Act. By Thomas er.-A Farce, in one Act. By T.

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ACTING PLAYS.

(CONTINUED.) 17. A Silent Protector. A48. Little Annie's Birth

Farce, in oue Act. By Thomas day.-A Farce. By W.E. Suter. J. Williams, Esq. Three Male, Two Male, four Female Charactwo Female Characters.

ters. Price......

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Serio-comic Drama, in two Acts. 39. Master Jones' Birth

By John Oxenford. Eight Male, day.-A Farce, in one Act. By

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51. A Model of a Wife.-A Price..... ...........15 cts.

Farce, in one Act. By Alfred 40. Atchi.-A Comedietta, in one

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Nuitter and J. Derley. Three 11. Beautiful Forever. - A

Male, one Female Characters. Farce, in one Act. By Frederick

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53. Gertrude's Money-Box.

-A Farce, in one Act. By Harry 42. Time and the Hour.-A Lemon. Four Male, two Female

Drama, in three Acts. By J. Pal- Characters. Price.........15 cts. grave Simpson and Felix Dale. i 54. The Young Collegian.Seven Male, three Female Charac

A Farce, in one Act. By T. W. ters. Price................15 cts.

Robertson. Three Male, two Fe43. Sisterly Service.-An Origi

male Characters. Price....15 cts. nal Comedietta, in one Act. By J. 55. Catherine Howard; or, P. Wooler. Seven Male, two Fe- the Throne, the Tomb, male Characters. Price....15 cts.

and the Scaffold.--A His44. War to the Knife.-A

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D. Suter. Comedy in three Acts. By Henry

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Black, White and Gray. 45. Our Domestics.-A Comedy

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57. Noemie.-A Drama, in two 46. Miriani's Crime - A Acts. By T. W. Robertson.

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58. Deborah (Leah); 47. Easy Shaving.-A Farce, The Jewish Maiden's

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ACTING PLAYS,

CONTINUED.) 59. The Post Boy.-A Drama, 170. The Bonnie Fish Wife. in two Aots. By H. T. Craven. -A Farce, in

one, Act.

Ву Five Male, three Female Charac- Charles Selby." Three Male, one ters. Price...

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The Gray Lady of Porth Domestic Drama, in two Acts. Vennon.-A Drama, in tour By M. Raphino Lacy. Five Male, Acts, By Tom Taylor. Five

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72. A Lame Excuse.- A Farce, 61. Plot and Passion.-A

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ters. Price.

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Acts. By Watts Phillips. Eleven Farce, in one Act. By Frederick

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74. The Garrick Fever.A 63. Marriage at any Price. -A Furce, in one Act. By J. P.

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75. Adrienne. -A Drama, in 64. A Household Fairy.-A

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By Henry Leslie. Francis Taltourd. One Male, one

Seven Male, three Female Char

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A Nautical Farce, in one Act. By
Farce, in two Acts. By Andrew

Frederick Hay. Three Male,
Halliday. Six Male, five Female
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tw. Female Characters.
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-A Dram 1, in three Acts. By Acts. By Henry Leslie. Eighteen Mae, four Female Charac

Thomas Egerton Wilks. Eight

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