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A Series of famous Poems (Illustrated) under the

General Editorship of F. B. Money-Coutts 1. ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD and

ODE ON A DISTANT PROSPECT OF ETON COLLEGE. By Thomas Gray. With eleven illus

trations by J. T. Friedenson. 2. THE STATUE AND THE BUST. By Robert

Browning. With nine illustrations by Philip Connard. 3. MARPESSA. By Stephen Phillips. With

twelve illustrations by Philip Connard. 4. THE BLESSED DAMOZEL. By Dante Gabriel

Rossetti With eight illustrations by Percy Bulcock. 5. THE NUT-BROWN MAID. Version by F. B.

Money-Coutts. With illustrations by Herbert Cole. 6. LYCIDAS and L'ALLEGRO. By John Milton.

With illustrations by A. Hugh Fisher. 7. THE DAY DREAM. By Alfred, Lord Tenny

son. With seven illustrations by Amelia Bauerle.

5 vols. 18mo, cloth extra, gilt top, 75 cents net, each.

Lambskin, extra, gilt top, $1.00 net, each. 1. LAVENGRO. The Scholar-The Gypsy-The

Priest. II. THE ROMANY RYE. A Sequel to “La

vengro. III. THE BIBLE IN SPAIN. The Journeys,

Adventures, and Imprisonments of aa

Englishman. IV. WILD WALES. V. THE ZINCALI; or, An Account of the Gypsles

in Spain.

8. A BALLAD UPON A WEDDING. By Sir John Suckling. Illustrations by Herbert Cole.

Size, square 16mo (54*4/4), bound in art green cloth, gilt top, lettered on back. Price, 50 cents net. In Leather, 75 cents net.

Seven Gardens and a Palace.

By Hon. Mrs. R. C. BOYLE.
The Birds of my Parish. By Evelyn H. POLLARD.
All About Dogs. By Chas. H. LANE. 85 Drawings.


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Side Lights on the Reign of Terror. By Mlle. des ECHEROLLES. $4.00 Tchaikowsky, Critical Study and Biography. By Rosa NEWMARCH. 1.50 Lucretius on Life and Death. By W. H. MALLOCK.


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John Lane, Publisher, 251 Fifth Avenue, New York

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John Lane's New Books




BOSTON HERALD: “So happily flavored with witty

and brilliant conversations, and so full of charm in its love avowals, that it is utterly irresistible. Altogether it is one of the most refreshing love stories of modern fiction.

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Mr. Phillips' masterly poem of “Paolo and Francesca,” a year ago, stamped him as a writer of more than ordinary poetic inspiration. His new work, “Herod,” just published, has received extraordinary praise from the best critics.



This powerful and dramatic novel, dealing with political and social life at Washington, is now in its 2 2d Thousand. It has genuine historical value, and is one of the strongest political novels ever written by an American. Price, $1.50. John Lane, Publisher, 251 Fifth Avenue, New York

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A Plucky Girl


A Tale of the Fall of Athens

A Story for Boys. By ALFRED J. CHURCH, author

of i Stories from Virgil," etc. 12mo, Cloth.
author of " A Sweet

Illustrated. Price, $1.25.
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Callias is a young officer of Athenian distinction, who 12mo, Cloth, illus- having been banished from Greece by its conquerors, finds

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Marjorie is one of the dearest and sweetest little girls remedy that trouble, will appreciate this pretty tale and

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Tommy's Adventures By EMMA MARSHALL, author of “Master Martin," By Emily PARET ATWATER. 12mo. Cloth. Price, etc. 12mo. Cloth. Price, 50 ceuts.

50 cents. Fanny is a little English girl, but the story of her life, In these adventures Tommy has long conversations with its sorrows and pleasures, her friendships formed with first an ant, then a bee, a butterfly, a cricket and a and broken, and her final happiness, will prove interesting spider, and in this way learns much of the lives and habits reading for little women of any country.

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Odd Bits of Travel with Brush and

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These "bits” of travel charmingly describe little sojourns in England, France, Holland and Germany-principally in Holland, with its ancient, interesting customs and its quaint people. It tells of many an odd nook and corner in the Old World," and many a picturesque spot that will delight the artist or photographer and charm any lover of the beautiful.


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American Wit and Humor Compiled by D. K. SIMONDS, with handsome cover

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America has never been deemed a witty nation ; but Mr. Simonds has taken the time and the trouble, not only to observe the humorous sayings of his countrymen; but to collect them in two dainty little volumes.

365 Desserts A dessert for every day in the year, compiled from

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Life of Charles Thomson
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Secretary of Continental Congress and Translator

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