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NEAR MR. SMURTHWAYT,-Let me lead off at

once by telling you the names of the books that

have been selling best. Here is the list :March Hares. By George Fortb. 35. 6d. net.

The Colour of Life, and Other Essays on Things Seen and Heard. By Alice Meynell. 33. 6d. net.

Flotsam : the Study of a Life. By Henry Seton Merriman. 6s.

Cameos : Short Stories. By Marie Corelli. 63. Studies Subsidiary to the Works of Bishop Butler. By the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone. 4s. 6d. "Made in Germany.” By Ernest Edwin Williams. 28. 60. I take some credit to myself for having sent you March Hares" with no uncertain note of commendation long before it became the novel of the season. More delightful writing of its kind—whimsical, and yet true and tender-than that of its first forty pages has not, I think, appeared in England since Stevenson wrote. So good are those few chapters, that one can hardly grumble at the falling off that follows-comedy, with a touch of potential tragedy, gives way to boisterous farce, and with the appearance of Drumpipes the book misses its full merit and beauty. People are asking what wellknown name the pseudonym-one knew it was a pseudonym-conceals. Mr. Harold Frederic is the general assertion. But “ The Yellow Book” (which proceeds from the Bodley Head) suggests the collaboration of two or three of Mr. Henley's “ young men, and even points at Mr. George Steevens, once of the Pall Mall Gazette. For my own part, I would pin my faith on its being Mr. Frederic's. It appeared at much the same time 25 “Illuinination," which was much more seriously intentioned; and it would be natural enough for its author to wish not to confuse the public with work so dissimilar, to desire not to risk the chances of the larger book by the rivalry of the smaller. It is as surprising as it is gratifying to find Mrs. Meynell's new volume so near the head of this list-Mrs. Meynell, the one woman whose work one would say was caviare to the general, meat too studied, too concentrated, for that large body of readers whose patronage alone can make a book really “sell well.” One had taken it rather for granted that, exquisite writer though she was, her audience was few though fit. I suppose that it is the continual praise—we know how justified in all essentials -of Mr. Coventry Patmore (and now of Mr. George Meredith) that has worked this marvel. How distinguished, fine, and true her writing is her previous volume of prose, “The Rhythm of Life,” showed you; “The Colour of Life” (Lane, 3s. 6d. net.) will but deepen an impression already too strong to fear oblivion's poppy. Read here—to name but three of the papers-the titleessay, “ Eleonora Duse,” and “Symmetry and Incident" - and you will see at once that the hand that made "Renouncement” has yielded no whit of its cunning Ah! if the “general reader" can but be brought to appreciate rightly the value, the depth of these intelligent pages! Is it possible? Will he ever care to devote to a paragraph the attention he has been wont to give a chapter? If not, Mrs. Meynell's work is not for him.

The next book is fiction--the work of a man whose novels I have always praised in my letters to you. In “Flotsam: the Study of a Life” (Longmans, 6s.), Mr. Seton Merriman would at first appear to essay a task more difficult, less dependent on mere incident for its

interest, than hitherto. But I am sorry to say that the suggested psychology of the title is but conventional. The story is a good story, but what psychology there is is of the old, well-worn sort, and the book owes, and will owe, its success to the scenes of the Indian Mutiny it depicts so well, the fighting in the lines before Delhi, the well “arranged” intrigue in Calcutta. But as a novelist Mr. Merriman is always, on every page, readable: that he puts all his goods in his shop window is undeniable, but he dresses them with skill, and the result is excellent--and it is not slipshod, as is too often the novel of its class. “Cameos : Short Stories” (Hutchinson, 6s.) is another of the books with which Miss Corelli constantly breaks the record of huge sales. It has all the stuff of extreme popularity between its covers.

Mr. Gladstone's “ Studies Subsidiary to the Works of Bishop Butler" (Clarendon Press, 4s. 6d.) is a natural and welcome supplement to his edition of the Bishop's writings. It is divided into two parts, the first dealing entirely with Butler and his teaching, the second with the vast, difficult subject of the state of man in the future life, and is, of course, made up of the articles he has been contributing to one of the American reviews. I think we can both of us say what has at least greatly helped to put Mr. E. E. Williams's “Made in Germany" (Heinemann, 2s. 6d.) on the list. What with it having been made “the book of the month" and the subject of a speech by Lord Rosebery, its success was assured. 'In history and biography I have nothing more important to send you than an interesting little illustrated brochure by Mr. Hermann Senn, “Ye Art of Cookery in Ye Olden Timo(Universal Cookery and Food Association, 6d.); but there are four books of a political and legal kind which you will be glad enough to have. The new volume of the Questions of the Day Series, “ America and Europe: a Study of International Relations” (Putnam, 28. 6d.), in which“ The United States and Great Britain," “ The Monroe Doctrine,” and “ Arbitration in International Disputes” are discussed by writers of the very first authority, is the most important; but it is pressed hard by the little book on “The Political Situation” – in South Africa, of course — (Unwin, ls. 6d.), the work of “ Olive Schreiner” and her husband. Then there is Mr. Joseph Collinson's “ What it Costs to be Vaccinated: the Pains and Penalties of an Unjust Law(Reeves, ls.), and a curious compilation, issued under the auspices of the Economic Club"Family Budgets: being the Income and Expenses of Twenty-Eight British Households, 1891-1894" (King, 2s.6d. net). This is the result of a serious effort “ to study family life in Great Britain through details of family expenditure," and it is rather surprising to see how small a percentage has been spent on alcoholic drink by the families selected. And yet the workers of Great Britain were always supposed “ to like their glass"! But then, as Mr. Walkley has suggested in the Daily Chronicleit was Mr. Walkley, surely ?- the sort of family whom you could induce to keep so rigid an account of its expenditure is hardly likely to take its “joy of life" in a manner so loose as beer or spirit-drinking!

I thought this month you would like me to put in your box plenty of fiction. You cannot complain on that score—you have more than a dozen novels, and all of them readable. First, I think, I ought to mention

two tales of the Dutch Indies-one, "An Outcast of the in its aim, of life at the Kimberley diamond fields. You Islands ” (Unwin, 6s.), is by a writer, Mr. Joseph will see at once that “Mr. Magnus" is meant for Mr. Conrad, whose last story, “Almayer's Folly," had so Rhodes-an enemy's portrait-and other characters, like large and so well deserved a success. Here is a book Mr. Barney Barnato, are easy enough to recognise. Mr. with the same novel atmosphere, the same sense of Statham, or whoever it is wrote the book, has missed his remote, untutored savagery, of a mixture of races chance. He might have produced really a powerful beyond the appreciation of the untravelled European, novel with a thinly-disguised figure of Mr. Rhodes as It has the power of its predecessor, it contains as powerful hero. He could have made the picture as anti-Rhodes and as beautiful scenes. The other, “Gold,” by Miss Annie as he liked, but the material would have worked out Linden (Lane, 3s, 6d. net), is the second volume of Lane's with a fine picturesqueness and power if it had been Library, and depends for its interest not so much on properly handled. literary charm as the sensational incidents following on Two volumes of short stories deserve a paragraph to a search for the hidden treasure-fields of a forgotten themselves. First, Mrs. W. K. Clifford's “Mere Stories" king. Gold! gold! gather it! pluck it up! see, it is (Black, 2s.) is not only notable for the excellence and fat, yellow gold!”-S0 runs one sentence out of the uniform interest of the stories it contains, but also old, faded document which first put the hero on the for the novelty of its shape — that of the yellow scent, and ultimately turned his brain. Miss Linden French novel pure and simple! The innovation dewrites pleasantly, if ingenuously, and she manages as serves encouragement. You do not want, at this time she unfolds her story to impart a good deal of im- of day, an introduction to Mrs. Clifford's many good formation about native life and customs. But qualities. She has become one of those few writers she is merely a teller of stories, while Mr. Conrad of English fiction no one of whose book one can is an artist, who, knowing so intimately a field so afford to leave unread. And certainly you cannot unworked, may achieve something very considerable. A afford to leave unreud a volume of short stories, by a Dutch story, but one dealing not with the Indies, but new writer-Mr. W. D. Scull's “The Garden of the with Amsterdam, is “A Stumbler in Wide Shoes” Matchboxes and Other Stories” (Mathews, 3s. 6d. net). (Hutchinson, 6s.), by Mr. E. Sutcliffe March, a new I cannot pretend to give efficient reasons for the faith writer, I tıke it. But new to the game or not, Mr. March that is in me, but I feel that in Mr. Scull appears a new can tell a story, and his picture of the moral wreck and writer worth following. At present he is over-conscious, ultimate redemption of a young Dutch painter is full of rather laboured, certainly leaving the impression that to interest and power. There is excellent love interest too him style is at least as important as matter. He writes -of a conventional kind-in the book, and the world of about the East, about London life, about-well, about Amsterdam gives it a novel flavour.

most things, as if he knew them. He is eerie and fantastic A good English society novel is “A Lawyer's Wife: a and obscure, and one finishes most of his stories with a Tale of Two Women and Some Men” (Lane, 4s. 60. net), doubt of their meaning, but still he fascinates and compels by Sir W. Nevill Geary, Bart., who has painted a disagree interest-and curiosity. able, essentially modern woman in a manner reminiscent One or two books have been translated this month of Mrs. Alfred Dean, who had, I thought, the prior right from Continental languages. There is Björnstjerne to use such types. Well written the tale is not, but it Björnson's “ The Fisher Lass” (Heinemann, 33. net) in shows plenty of knowledge of the world, and is never that collected edition of his stories for which Mr. Edmund dull. You will find also “A Humble Enterprise” (Ward Gosse writes brief prefatory notes; and there is a new and Lock, 3s, 6d.), by Miss Ada Cambridge, a clever little novel by Dr. Max Nordau, “ The Malady of the Century" story, modern in its note, but not too modern. I can (Heinemann, 6s.), full of its author's confused teaching, always read Miss Cambridge's story with interest. A but worth your looking at; and in conclusion, & translasmall book by a writer new to me, and new I think to tion from the Danish of Hendrik Pontoppidan's “ The you, is “Sapphira of the Stage: How Sebastian Gos; Promised Land” (Dent, 3s. 6d. net), excellently illusbeing Dumb, yet Made Love to Her, and What Befell” trated. Pontoppidan is one of the very foremost of (Jarrow ls. 6d.), by Mr. George Knight, the second Danish novelists, and I believe one doesn't know volume of the pretty Daffodil Library (which began by European fiction in anything like its entirety if one issuing Mr. Grant Allen's “The Jaws of Death,” without remains strange to his work. any intimation that it was a new edition of a story half Short stories and essays make up Mr. Le Gallienne's a dozen years old!). There is a good deal of real strength, “Prose Fancies (Second Series) " (Lane, 3:6d. net), a and some literary ability of a rather untutored sort, in very pleasant volume, but of a quality on the whole rather this story, but what may interest you most about it lower than that which preceded it. It contains, however, is its ghost-scenes, which are refreshingly original, if with a certain amount of rubble, one or two of its author's not very convincing. The "what befell” of the title most beautiful pieces of writing —“A Serenth-Story was lurid enough in all conscience—the submergence Heaven,for instance, shows how admirable an artist in of hero and heroine, clasped in one another's arms, in words, sincere and not affected, he can be, how tender ani a quicksand! A novel neither you nor those of your near the heart of pathos, and love, and joy. “The Buria: friends who care for the better kind of fiction must miss of Romeo and Juliet” is a charming fancy; and one or two is a new volume in the Pioneer Series, “ Acro-s an Ulster papers at the close answer certain critics of “ The Religion Bog” (Heinemann, 25. 6d. net.), by Miss M. Hamilton, of a Literary Man," and should be read with that book. whose “A Self-Denying Ordinance" we both admired “The Works of Max Beerbohm(Lane, Is. 6d. net) is, as so highly. Here this writer has a smaller canvas, but you will soon see for yourself, an addition to what Mr. the power of the earlier book is in it-and, more's Traill calls the “literature of impertinence.” It is a the pity, that somewhat amateurish way of arranging small volume containing those half-dozen essays, precious, her sentences which we both noticed before. But full of affectations, but still admirably written and the peasantry of Northern Ireland Miss Hamilton cer- always justifying themselves by their qualities of amusttainly knows inside and out. “Mr. Magnus” (Unwin, ment, Mr. Beerbohm contributed to the early numbers of 6s.) is a gross travesty, sensational and serious enough “The Yellow Book.” And we have also Jr. Beerbohm's

apology for himself, his swan song. “I shall write no more," he says. “Already I feel myself to be a trifle ontmoded. I belong to the Beardsley period.” And the humour of the thing lies in the fact that even today Mr. Beerbohm is not twenty-four! Mr. John Lane's elaborate bibliography of this “outmoded" young gentleman's various productions is excellent fooling, too, and distinctly the little book is one to keep. Here I may mention two new editions—that of Mr. Augustine Birrell's " Res Judicatæ." (Stock, 2s. 6d.), in the collected popular edition of his books, a truly delightful volume of literary essays; and M. Alphonse Daudet's “Recollections of a Literary Man” (Dent, 2s. 6d, net), one of the reissue in English form of his better known books.

Three new volumes of verse I am able to send you this month-volumes I have myself thoroughly enjoyed, and which I do not think any one who cares at all for modern poetry can afford to disregard. Two are by Mrs. Woods, already well known as a novelist, and, to & smaller circle, as a poet. “Wild Justice: a Dramatic Poem” (Smith and Elder, 2s.6d.) has that atmosphere of profound, impenetrable gloom which hung over "A Village Tragedy.” But the power of it, the impressiveness! All pathos, and horror, and the poignant anguish of some women's fate is in the play, which can be compared to the work of no other modern but Ibsen. Indeed, Shakespeare himself is, I should think, the model Vrs. Woods placed before her. There is more than a note of that kind of art of suggestion and terror he exercises in “ Macbeth” in this tragedy of the lonely Welsh coast. Mrs. Woods is not so depressing a writer in “ Aëromancy and Other Poems” (Mathews, ls. net). It contains one poem, “ The Child Alone," that will stand with the best work of Mr. Stevenson's, whose point of view in regard to children it has; and it is a sort of companion in verso to Mr. Grahame's " The Golden Agc." "An April Song" and "March Thoughts from England” are both keenly beautiful, but “Aeromancy” itself is too obscure for the ordinary reader. The third volume, "A Shropshire Lad " (Kegan Paul, 23. 6d.), is by a new writer, Mr. A. E. Housman, a very real poet, and a very English one at that. His book is really a biography in verse, in sixty-three short poems, dealing with the loves and sorrows, the dramatic incidents, tho daily labours of a Ludlow boy. Simplicity is the note of Mr. Housman's style — simplicity and a dignified restraint. Open at page 38 and read the poem that begins “ Is my team plowing?" and then tell me if you do not consider Mr. Housman a distinct acquisition to the little body of young men who are worthily doing their utmost to keep alive the traditions of English song. And I send a new edition of Mr. Edward Carpenter's Whitmanesque volume "Towards Democracy(Unwin, 6s.), and a new and complete collection, under the title of “Lapsus Calami and Other Verses" (Macmillan and Bowes, Cambridge, 5s.), of the late J. K. Stephen's poetical work. There is a portrait in the volume, and an introduction by his brother. You do not need to be told that "J. K. S. carried on in his own day that tradition of Cambridge verse that C. S. Calverley made for an earlier generation.

Two or three very entertaining, and a couple of very learned, scientific volumes are in your box this month. The one most likely to be popular is Mr. C. J. Cornish's “ Animals at Work and Play: their Activities and Emotions” (Seeley, 6s.), a delightful collection of papers on the every-day life of animals, which have been appear. ing in the Spectator. Mr. Cornish treats such subjects as

“ Animals' Bods.” “ Animals' Toilettes.” “Military Tactics of Animals," and “Dangerous Animals of Europe” with unfailing vivacity. The papers are cleverly illustrated from photographs. Then there is a second series of Mr. Edward Step's “ Wayside and Woodland Blossoms : a Pocket Guide to British Wild Flowers for the Country Rambler.” (Warne, 7s.6d.), not a highly priced book when the fact is taken into consideration that it contains coloured plates of a hundred and thirty species, and illustrations and clear descriptions of nearly four hundred others. Sir John Lubbock's “ The Scenery of Switzerland and the Causes to which it is Due” Macmillan, 6s.), with a number of maps and illustrations, appears very opportunely, and its appeal is as much strictly scientific as popular. Mr. Lydekker's “A Geographical History of Mammals” (Cambridge Warehouse, 10s. 6d.) is a volume, well illustrated, of course, of the Cambridge Geographical Series, containing a very clear view of its subject, presented in a thoroughly readable manner. By the way, “The Royal Natural History(Warne), of which Mr. Lydekker is editor, is appearing in sixpenny weekly parts. There is no popular work of its kind cheaper or better illustrated, and what is particularly important, the text is always the work of a specialist who can be entirely trusted to give the very latest information on each subject.

Geographical works of one kind and another have a peculiar interest just now. Thus you will welcome Mr. Douglas Sladen's unconventional guide-book, “ Brit. tany for Britons" (Black, 25. 6d.), with its “newest practical information about the towns frequented by the English on the Gulf of St. Malo." And there is Mr. H. R. G. Inglis's “ The Contour' Road-Book of Scotland” (Gall and Inglis, 2s.), a series of elevation plans of the Scottish roads for the convenience of cyclists, with measurements and descriptive letterpress. “Two Knapsacks in the Channel Islands” (Jarrold, ls.), by Mr. Jasper Braithwaite and Mr. Maclean, explains itself. It is a fully illustrated, somewhat humorous description, and may be useful. Major A. F. Mockler-Ferryman's “In the Northman's Land : Travel, Sport, and Folk-lore in the Hardanger Fjord and Fjeld" (Low, 7s. 6d.), is a very capable, interesting book, whose map and illustrations add to its value. Travel of a different kind is represented by Mr. Julius M. Price's “The Land of Gold: the Narrative of a Journey through the West Australian Gold-fields in the Autumn of 1895 9 (Low, 7s. 6d.). Here too is a map, with many illustrations by the author.

Nothing in the way of theology that I can send is likely to be more interesting than Mr. F. A. Malleson's new edition, with a considerable number of hitherto unprinted letters, of Mr. Ruskin's “ Letters to the Clergy on the Lord's Prayer and the Church, with Replies from Clergy and Laity, and an Epilogue” (George Allen, 5s. net). But you will like to have Mr. Richard Lovett's “Primer of Modern Missions” (R. T. S., ls.), in the Present Day Series, although “considerations of space have forbidden any reference to modern Roman Catholic Missions.” One cannot fail to connect this omission with the fact that the Religious Tract Society publish at the same time “The Papal Attempt to Re-Convert England ” (ls. 60.), by “one born and nurtured” in the Church whose “new aggressive movement” he seeks to combat.

There is a delightful series of the old standard authors which the publisher has fitly entitled “Books to Have.” The latest edition is the ever-green “ Arabian Nights' Entertainments," in six eminently companionable volumes

(Gibbings, 15s.). The text chosen is that of E. W. Lane, taphia” and “ The Garden of Cyrus (Macmillan, 2s. 6ů. and there are clever and characteristic illustrations bynet), on which Dr. Greenhill was engaged up till the Mr. Frank Brangwyn, while Mr. Joseph Jacobs, that very time of his death ; and the same publishers have added crudite scholar, has prepared a critical introduction, in to their series of Illustrated Standard Novels a reprint which he claims to have “traced the author" of the of Captain Marryat's “Mr. Midshipman Easy” (3s. 6d.), Nights." A better edition than this, one better printed, with an introduction by Mr. David Hannay, and a great or of a better shape, could not be imagined. In the number of illustrations—such good illustrations-by Golden Treasury Series has appeared the edition of Sir Mr. Fred Pegram. No better book exists as a present for Thomas Brown's beautiful treasuiries of seventeenth a boy than this, perhaps Marryat's best novel, and it century wisdom and of English prose, the “Hydrio- could not appear in more attractive garb.

THE BABY EXCHANGE.

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HE babies offered for adoption now much exceed in 1 number those desirous of adopting children, con

sequently the babies have to wait their turn, and must be on our list longer than at first, when the balance was on the other side. As the object of my work in attempting this department is to be the medium of finding children for foster-parents who are without children, yet feel the desire to fill up the blank in their hearts and homes by adopting as their own some of the homeless among the little ones, the work, from the foster-parents' point of view (which is the point of view of the Baby Exchange), does not suffer from the preponderance of the children.

I wish now to state explicitly that no help can be given from the Baby Exchange to those foster-parents who wish for a premium or other payments with the children. A number of letters come with such requests. From this date, no such letters will be noticed, but at once consigned to the waste-paper basket.

The mother of two little boys, respectively eight and five years of age, would be glad to have them adopted. Owing to the death of her husband she is left in very poor pecuniary circumstances. The two boys are goodlooking and intelligent; they are grandsons of one of Her Majesty's Indian Judges.

The following is the usual monthly list of babies offered for adoption :

GIRLS.—Place and date of birth.
(All illegitimate except those marked with an asterisk.)
Born July, 1895. London.
, May, 1894. Hampshire. Mother alive, will give

up all claims. "Father deserted his family.
November, 1894. Sheffield. Healthy.
December, 1895. Glasgow.
December, 1895. Kent.
Early in 1893. Liverpool.
April, 1895. Southampton. Healthy.
October, 1895. Manchester. Blue eyes.
December, 1895. Portsmouth. Healthy. Blue eyes.
June, 1895. London.

December, 1895. Manchester. 12.

November, 1895. London. 13. , 1896. London.

January, 1896. London, „ 1896. Monmouthshire.

16. Born November, 1895. London. 17.

, April, 1896. Sunderland. 18. September, 1895. Hull.

June, 1895. Lancashire.
1893, London.

October, 1895. London.
,, September, 1895. Staffordshire.
, May, 1896. London.

BOYS.Place and date of birth. 1.* Born Gloucestershire, April, 1895. Mother dead. Father

alive but poor. Will give up all claim.
September, 1894. Isle of Wight.
,, April, 1895. Bradford. Healthy and strong,

June, 1895. Near London.
1890. Cheltenham. Half Italian.
May, 1894. Near London.

1893. Near London.
5 November, 1894. Scotland.

January, 1896. Near London.

September, 1895. Near London. ged five. Worcestershire,

five. Bath. 13. Born December, 1895. Glasgow.

January, 1896. Banbury. Twins.

June, 1895. London. 16. September, 1895. Isle of Man. „ October, 1895. Liverpool. This is the child of a

Jewess whose husband has deserted her. She

would like it to be adopted by Christians. 18.*

February, 1896. Manchester, 19.

,, January, 1895. Essex. 20. February, 1896. London. 21.* December, 1895. Bristol. Child of a widow who is

not strong enough to earn sufficient for her two
children. She has another boy three and a half

years of age.
,, June, 1894. London.
, April, 1896. Lancashire.
,, March, 1894. Sussex.

April, 1896. Burton-on-Trent.
December, 1895. London.
May, 1895. Birmingham.
1893. Sheffield.
1888. Cheltenham.
April, 1896. London.

December, 1895. London.
„ October, 1895. London.
» May, 1891. London.

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Abbreviations of Magazine Titles used in this Index, which is limited to the following periodicals.
AL R. Altruistic Review.
F. L. Folk-Lore.

M.P. Monthly Packet.
A. C. Q. American Catholic Quarterly Review. F. R. Fortnightly Review.

Nat. R National Review. A.A. P.S. Annals of the American Academy of F.

Forum.

X. Sc. Natural Science.
Political and Social Science.
Fr. L. frark Leslie's Popular Monthly.

Naut. M. Nautical Magazine.
Ant. Antiquary.
Free R. Free Review

N. E. M. New England Magazine.
Arch. R. Architectural Record.
G. M. Gentleman's Magazine.

N. I. R. New Ireland Review.
A. Arena.
G. J. Geographical Journal.

New R. New Review,
Arg. Argosy.
G. 0. P. Girl's Own Paper.

New W. New World.
Ata, Atalanta.
G. W. Good Words.

N. C. Nineteenth Century.
Atlantic Monthly.
G. T. Great Thoughts.

N. A. K. North American Review.
Bad M. Badminton Magazine.
Harp. Harper's Magazine.

Outing.
Bank. Bankers' Magazine.
Hom. R. Homiletic Review.

P. E. F. Palestine Exploration Fund.
B.S. Bibliotheca Sacra.

H,
Humanitarian,

P. M. M. Pall Mall Magazine.
Black. Blackwood's Magazine.

1.
Idler.

P. M. Pearson's Magazine.
B. T.J. Board of Trade Journa).
1. L. Index Library.

Phil. R. Philosophical Review.
Bkman. Bookman.
I. J. E. International Journal of Ethics,

P. L. Poet-Lore.
B. Borderland,
I. R. Investors' Review

P. R. R. Presbyterian and Reformed Review.
Cal. R. Calcutta Review,
Ir. E. R. Irish Ecclesiastical Record,

P. M. Q. Primitive Methodist Quarterly Review. Can. M. Canadian Magazine. Ir. M. Irish Monthly

Psy. R. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical
C.F. M. Cassell's Family Magazine.
Jew, Q. Jewish Quarterly.

Research,
Cas. M. Cassier's Magazine.
J. Ed. Journal of Education,

Psychol R. Psychological Review
C.W. Catholic World.
J. Micro. Journal of Microscopy.

Q.J.Econ, Quarterly Journal of Economics.
C.M. Century Magazine.
J.P. Econ. Journal of Political Economy.

Q. R. Quarterly Review.
C. J. Chambers's Journal.
J. R. A. S. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society.

Quiver.
Char, R. Charities Review.

J.R.C.I. Journal of the Royal Colonial Institute. Rel. Reliquary and Illustrated Archæologist Chaut, Chautauquan.

J. R. U. Journal of the Royal Unitel Service R. R. A. Review of Reviews (America). Ch. Mis.i. Church Missionary Intelligencer.

S.I. Institution.

St. N. St. Nicholas,
Ch. Q. Church Quarterly.
Jur. R. Juridical Review,

Sc. G. Science Gossip. .
C. R. Contemporary Review,

King's Own.

Sc. P. Science Progress.
Cornbill,

Knowledge.

Scots. Scots Magazine.
Cosmop. Cosmop
Cosmopolis.
L, H. Leisure Hour.

Scot. G.M. Scottish Geographical Magazine.
Cosmopolitan.
Libr. Library.

Scot., R. Scottish Review.
C.H. Country House.

Lipp.
Lippincott's Monthly.

Scrib. Scribner's Magazine.
Crit. R. Critical Review.
L. Q. London Quarterly.

Str. Strand Magazine.
D.R. Dublin Review,

Long.
Longman's Magazine

Sun, H. Sunday at Home.
Econ. J. Economic Journal.

Lucifer.

Sun. M. Sunday Magazine.
Econ. R. Economic Review.
Lud. Ludgate.

T. B. Temple Bar,
E. R. Edinburgh Review.
McCl. McClure's Magazine.

Tom. To-Morrow.
Ed. R. A. Educational Review, America.
Mac. Macmillan's Magazine.

U.S. M. United Service Magazine.
Ed. R. L. Educational Review, London.
Man. Q. Manchester Quarterly.

W.R. Westminster Review
Eng. M. Engineering Magazine.
Mind. Mind,

W.M.

Windsor Magazine.
E, H, English Historical Review. ,
Mis. R. Missionary Review of the Worla.

W.H. Woman at Home.
E.I. English Illustrated Magazine.
Mon. Monist,

Y. R. Yale Review
Ex. Expositor.

M.
Month,

Y. M.

Young Man.
Es. T.
Expository Times.

Y.W. Young Woman.

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Africa (see also Atlas Mountaios, Egypt, Morocco, Tunis):
England's Duty in South Africa, by A. Michie, Black, August.
The New South African Situation, by L. Enfield, Tom, August.
Nature versus the Chartered Company, by Hon. John Scott Montagu, NC,

August.
Why South Africa can wait ; Letter by Melius de Villiers, N C, August.
Stray Thoughts on South Africa, by Olive Schreiner, FR, August.
Johannesburg, by E. S. Lang Buckland, C H, July.
Molimo, the God Who promised Victory to the Matabele, by Joseph M.

Orpen, N C, August
The Murder of Mr. Stokes, Capt. Salusbury on, USM, August.
Agriculture (see also Contents of Journal of the Royal Agricultural Societ

National Wheat Stores, by R. A. Yerburgh, CH, July.
Nitragin, by Dr. C. M. Aikman, CR, August.
Alexander, Archbishop, Interview, by S. Gwynn, Sun M, August.
American History (see also Contents of American Historical Review):
The Declaration of Independence in the Light of Moderu Criticism, by Prof.

M. C. Tyler, NAR, July.
American People (see also Women:

American Millionaires, C, August.
Anarchism: Something about Anarchism, Fr L, August.
Angell, President, Quarter-Centennial of, M. L. d'Ooge on, F, July.
Annelids and Recent Research, LQ, July,

Anthracite Coal: The Utilization of Anthracite Culm, by E. H. Williains, Jr.

Eng M, July.
Anthropology: The Early Ages of the Human Race, LQ, July
Arbitration, see Articles under United States, Venezuelan Question.
Archæology, see Contents of the American Journal of Archæology, Anti-

quary, Index Library, Reliquary.
Architecture, see Contents of Architecture.
Arctic Regions :

The Curious Race of Arctic Highlanders, by L. L. Dyche, Cos, July.

S. A. Andrée's Balloon Voyage to the North Pole, by A. T. Story, Str, July.
Argyll's (Duke of) “Philosophy of Belief," QR, July.
Aristocracy: The Citizenship of the British Nobility, QR, July.
Armies (see also Contents of Journal of the Royal United Service Institution.

United Service Magazinesi: i
Our Young Soldiers in India, by T. A. Perry Marsh, WR, August.

The Human Animal in Battle, by H. W. Wilson, FR, August.
Arnold, Matthew, and His Letters, by C. A. L. Morse, CW, July.
Assyriology: Babylonia and Elam Four Thousand Years Ago, b T. G.

Pinches, K 0, August.
Astrology: How to tell Fortunes by the Stars, by F. Legge, P M M, August,
Astronomy :

Life in the Moon, by Prince Kropotkin, N C, August.
Variable Stars, by Lieut. -Col. E. E. Markwick, K, August.

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