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1-3. "Daily Wants, The Dictionary of," containing nearly 1,200 pages of Information upon all matters of Practical and Domestic Utility. Above 112,000 copies have been sold.
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10. "Enquire Within upon Everything."
11. "The Reason Why, Christian Denominations," giving the Origin, History, and Tenets of the Christian Sects, with the Reasons assigned by themselves for their Specialities of Faith and forms of Worship.
12. "The Reason Why, Physical Geography and Geology," containing upwards of 1,200 Reasons, explanatory of the Physical Phenomena of Earth and Sea, their Geological History, and the Geographical distribution of Plants, Animals, and the Human Race.
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14. "The Reason Why, General Science," giving Hundreds of Reasons for things which, though generally received, are imperfectly understood. This Volume has reached a sale of 48,000.
15. "The Reason Why, Historical," designed to simplify the study of English History.
16. "The Reason Why, Natural History," giving Reasons for very numerous interesting Facts in connection with the Habits and Instincts of the various Orders of the Animal Kingdom.
17. "The Reason Why, Gardening and Farming," giving some Thousands of Reasons for various Facts and Phenomena in reference to the Cultivation and Tillage of the Soil.
18. "The Reason Why, Housewife's Science," affording to the Manager of Domestic Affairs intelligible Reasons for the various duties she has to superintend or to perform.
19. "Journey of Discovery all Round our House; or, the Interview," with copious Information on Domestic Matters.
20. "The Practical Housewife and Family Medical Guide," a Series of Instructive Papers on Cookery, Food, Treatment of the Sick, &c., &c.
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25 & 26. "Wonderful Things;" affording interesting descriptions of the Wonders of all Nations, with Illustrations.
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