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IN CUPID'S COURT By Charles Dana Gibson, containing over ninety of Mr. Gib- A collection of lyrics and love poems. Edited by Ina Russelle son's latest and most clever sketches and cartoons. Large Warren. Size, 572 x 8 inches,

Price, $1.25 folio, 12 x 18 inches.

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By T. E. Buter. A color book for children. Size, 7 x 10 THE PASSING SHOW

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A JOYOUS JOURNEY ROUND THE YEAR

An allegory by Gelett Burgess, decorated in colors by A Garih L'AIGLON

Jones. Size, 7 x 10 inches

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BEASTS AND BIRDS to appear in the play in this country early in the fail.

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The Chinese children by G. Orr Clark, illustrated in color by DOWN SOUTH

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THE FANTASTICS A Ballad of True Love, by Alice Archer Sewall. Price, $1.50

By Edmond Rostand, Author of "Cyrano de Bergerac," AN ALPHABET OF INDIANS

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By Arthur W. Pinero. Author of " Trelawny of the Wells," KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW

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LA GIOCONDA By Washington Irving. A finely illustrated and typed edition of the authorized version. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish.

By Gabriele D'annunzio. Translated by Arthur Symons. Price, $3.75

" La Gioconde,'' D'Annunzio's famous play, will be presented

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By William Nicholson. A new series of color prints of wellTHE VAGABOND HUNTSMAN

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MR. DOOLEY'S PHILOSOPHY
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THE BOOK OF GOLF

SOPHIA
AND GOLFERS

By STANLEY J. WEYMAN, auihor of "A Gentleman By HORACE G. HUTCHINSON. With contributions

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that Stanley Weyman has done is his new romance,

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tives try to turn her heart from a worthless adventurer to ELISSA

a nobléman whom she dislikes, but to whom, with her

own consent, curiously, accident and fate and finally love Or THE DOOM OF ZIMBABWE

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conquest of the Soudan,' “The Story of the "Mr. Spahr's book is an exceptionally good one of its Malakand Field Force, 1897," etc., etc. With kind. It is a fresh, first-hand contribution to the labor

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A GEORGIAN ACTRESS
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On May 1st we published

PHILIP WINWOOD
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THE FIFTIETH THOUSAND
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It is a long time since a better sea story than

EDWARD BARRY By Louis BECKE, author of “ By Reef and Palm,” and “Ri-dan, the Devil,” has appeared, and in this his latest book, Mr. Becke is at his best. Illustrated. Price, $1.50.

Just Published
HER BOSTON EXPERIENCES
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This is a most interesting and vivacious novel, dealing with so-
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Books to be Issued in September

Oliver Cromwell By Theodore Roosevelt. With many illustrations from original drawings by Your

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FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN NAVY. A HISTORY, By AUGUSTUS C. BUELL

With portraits, maps and plans. 2 vols., 12mo, $3.00. A History of the American Slave Trade By JOHN R. Spears, author of " A History

of the Navy, "Our Navy in the War with Spain," etc., etc. Fully illustrated by WalTER APPLETON Clark. 8vo, $2.50. Recollections of a Missionary in the Great West By Cyrus TOWNSENDE

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Afield and Afloat By FRANK R. STOCKTON: Illustrated, 12mo, $1:50: This is the first volume of stories that

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novel, has a unique quality, an air of great distinction, which differentiates it sharply from contemporary fiction. The Girl and the Governor By Charles Warren. Illustrated by Yohn, Carlton and Giles.

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JUVENILE The Jack of All Trades: OR; NEW IDEAS FOR AMERICAN BOYS. By Daniel C. Beard.

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New edition of “The American Boy's Book of Sport." With more than 300 illustrations. Square 8vo, $2.00. The above two books will be issued in style similar to the author's American Boy's

Handy Book." Brethren of the Coast A Tale of West Indian Pirates. By Kirk Munroe. Illustrated by R. ZOGBAUM.

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IN THE IRISH BRIGADE. A Story of the Reign of Louis XIV. Illustrated. 12mo, $1.50.
OUT WITH GARABALDI. A Story of the Liberation of Italy: Ilustrated. 12mo, $1.50.
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