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50th THOUSAND The Success of the Year
By IRVING BACHELLER WHO IS EBEN HOLDEN ? The hero of a new novel that has in it the unwritten lore of the North Woods, the invigorating atmosphere of the mountains, the humor of field and fireside, the power of rugged character, the wisdom of the plain people. The most American of all novels. Everybody is reading it; everybody is talking about it.
" A forest scented, fresh aired, bracing and wholly American story of country and town life."-Edmund Clarence Stedman.
“ An honest and homely character described with much humor and naturalness.” -Secretary John D. Long.
“ A remarkable production, 'way and 'way ahead of 'David Harum.'”–Mary E. Wilkins.
“ A kind of life not in literature before." _William Dean Howells.
LOTHROP PUBLISHING COMPANY,
Two serial stories begin in the issue for :
:: N O V E M B E R : Sarah
contributes the open
The Orne Jewetting chapters of Tory Love A stirring American historical romance, which exhibits in a new field the rare qualities Miss Jewett's art. Its theme, the fortunes of the Loyalists in the days of 1777, has no hitherto been developed. Kate Douglas tells the be- Penelope's Irish Wiggin
Experiences The final volume of the delightful - Penelope" Series, in which there is a touch of old Celtic romance, will be brought out in the ATLANTIC as a six-part serial, beginning in November. SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER:-On receipt of 50 cents the publishers will send the ATLAN. TIC for three months to any NEW subscriber. . . . For more detailed announcements, send postal for 1901 prospectus. . . . All new subscribers for 1901, enrolled before December 20, 1900, will receive the November and December issues for 1900 free. HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.,
Boston, Mass. Please mention The Book BUYER in writing to advertisers.
THE BOOK BUYER CHRISTMAS ANNUAL
CONTENTS Dædalus and Icarus
Frontispiece From Max Rooses "Fifty Masterpieces of Anthony Van Dyck." The painting is now in the collection of Earl Spencer. Penelope in Britain
371 A Review, with tour illustratic ns by Charles E. Brock, of Kate Douglas Wiggin's “Penelope's Experiences.” The Rulers of the South
Evangeline Wilbour Blash field. A Review, with five Iliustrations, of Marion Crawford's new volume on Sicily, Calabria and Malta. A Charming Old Gentleman
George W. Cable A Review, with two Illustrations from H. C. Christy's colored drawings, of a new edition of Thomas Nelson Page's
- The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock." American Belles
Mary Gay Humphreys
381 A Review, with three portraits, from Miss Peacock's "Famous American Belles of the Nineteenth century.” A New Edition of Ramona
. Mary Tracy Earle
384 A Note upon this handsome edition of H. H.'s famous book, with an Illustration by Harry Sandham. Recent History and Biography
Cyrus Townsend Brady
387 Notes upon lately published volumes, with tllustrations from paintings, and a drawing by Seymour Lucas. American Poetry
394 The Art Books of the Season
Royal Cortissoz A Review of magnificenily illustrated volumes L. pon masters of painting. With six Illustrations, from photogravures. Books about Books, and Oihers
Hamilton W. Mabie
403 A Review of many recent volumes of essays by Engl.sh and American hands. Tales of Travel, New and old
Philip G. Hubert, lr.
407 A Review, with three Mustrations, or a dozen handsome volumes oi travel from China to the Northwest. A Glance at Recent Fiction
Arthur Reed Kimball
419 Brie! note and comment upon some oî the finest of the season's publications. Holiday Books for Young People
William Henry Frost
439 Descriptive Notes of the season's books for younger readers, with many Illustrations. Final Notes
457 Classified List of the Holiday Books
463 December, 1900; Vol. XXI, Number 5
Entered at the Post Ofice, New York, as Second Class Matter
The Publishers' and Booksellers' Index
which has for several years been a feature of the six Saturday issues of
The Evening Post
preceding Christmas, will appear on the first page three more times
The Evening Post during 1899.
daily newspaper in the same period.
evening newspaper in the same period.
Evening Post from January 1 to October 31, 1900.
during the same period last year.
evening newspaper from January 1 to October 31, 1900. BROADWAY AND FULTON ST., NEW YORK
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