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of the charging columns.” There are included accounts of such Bragg, Polk, Lee, Longstreet, Ewell, D. H. Hill, A. P. Hill, Jeb Stuart, Early, Anderson, Mahone, Van Dorn, and many others.
G. P. Putnam's Sons:
The Scarlet Pimpernel. By Baroness Orczy.
The book takes its name from the flower-badge worn by the leader of a daring band of Englishmen who risked their lives during the Revolution in order to save members of the French nobility from the Terrorists of France. The heroine is a charming, fearless woman, and the crisis of the story is reached when she unwittingly condemns her husband by giving information which promises to save her brother.
Romance of the French Abbeys. By Elizabeth W. Champney.
An illustrated work of French legend and history. The volume may be said to complement the three former books by the same author. There are descriptions of The Golden Mystery-An Episode in the History of the Abbey of Vezelay; The Masterpiece of Frère Placide-A Story of One of the ArtisanMonks of Cluny; The Wolf of Saint Francis-From the Chronicles of the Abbey of Montmajour; The Vision of Saint Bernard-A Legend of Clairvaux; The Tapestries of BourganeufHow They Came to the Commanders of the Knights Hospitallers; Intra Muros-Being the Adventures of a Red Box; The Abbey Church of Brou; The Green Dragon of Fécamp, etc. The volume is well illustrated.
Shelburne Essays. By Paul Elmer More.
The third in this series of essays by Shelburne includes the following subjects: The Correspondence of William Cowper, Whittier the Poet, The Centenary of Sainte Beuve, The Scotch Novels and Scotch History, Swinburne, Christina Rossetti, Why is Browning Popular? A Note on Byron's "Don Juan,' Laurence Sterne, J. Henry Shorthouse, The Quest of a Century.
The Spanish Settlements within the Present Limits of the United States. Florida, 1562-1574. By Woodbury Lowery.
Although a continuation of the author's previous work, his new book treats the subject as a distinct episode in the history of the Spanish colonial enterprises. The volume contains record of the period of the French settlement in Florida under Ribaut and Laudonniere, their expulsion of Pedro Menendez de Aviles, and the foundation of the first permanent Spanish colony; a review of the Spanish policy
with regard to French aggression in North America, and the diplomatic relations between Philip II. and Catherine de' Medici in respect to their conflicting claims to Florida; and a history of the missions in Florida, South Carolina and Virginia undertaken at the instigation of Spain.
Mohammed and the Rise of Islam. By D. S. Margoliouth.
Issued in the "Heroes of the Nations" series. We quote the general purpose of the work from the author's preface: "The standpoint from which this book is written is suggested by the title of the series. I regard Mohammed as a great man, who solved a political problem of appalling difficulty, the construction of a state and an empire out of the Arab tribes. I have endeavoured, in recounting the mode in which he 'accomplished this, to do justice to his intellectual ability, and to observe towards him the respectful attitude which his greatness deserves; but otherIwise this book does not aim at being either an apology or an indictment. Indeed, neither sort of work is now required."
Love Alone is Lord. By. F. Frankfort Moore.
The romantic life of Lord Byron is the theme of this novel. The heroine is the poet's early love, Mary Chaworth, although Lady Caroline Lamb figures prominently in the story. The tale begins during Lord Byron's boyhood, and has its ending at the time when he is contemplating running away with Mary, now Mrs. Muster. This action is frustrated by the terrible accident which befell Mr. Muster.
Fleming H. Revell Company:
The Village Artist. By Adeline M. Teskey.
The "village artist" does not paint in oils, water-colours or clay, but works among her neighbours, her home, in her garden, on the school-grounds, in church, and on the village streets, trying to bring out the beauty of the lives and conditions with which she comes in contact.
St. Cuthbert's. By Robert E. Knowles.
A Canadian Presbyterian clergyman tells the romance of his own parish. The reader makes the acquaintance of many interesting characters among these Scotch people, most of whom the minister has found to be tried and true friends. A pretty love story, in which Margaret, the clergyman's daughter, is the heroine, runs through the book. Saint Cecilia of the Court. By Isabella R. Hess.
Saint Cecilia is not the docile young
heroine that her nickname would imply. She has red hair, and belongs to the tenement section of downtown New York. Pathos and humour are combined in the story, which tells how the girl "rises superior to the discouragement of the Court," and which portrays many sides of New York life and shows the good that will never cease to exist in the tenements, hospitals, and saloons of the city.
Charles Scribner's Sons:
Confessions of Lord Byron. Arranged by W. A. Lewis Bettany.
An imported volume consisting of a collection of Lord Byron's private opinions of men and of matters, taken from the new and enlarged edition of his letters and journals. The work is divided into six parts: Byron's Reflections of Himself, Byron's Religious Religious Views, Byron's Opinions of the Literary Life, Byron's Estimate of Contemporary English Poets, Byron's Obiter Dicta on the Drama, and Byron's Valuation of His Friends. Two portraits of the writer illustrate the book.
Mary, Queen of Scots: Her Life Story. By A. H. Millar.
In this volume, which has been imported by Charles Scribner's Sons, the author says in the preface that it is necessary to appreciate the difficult circumstances in which the Queen was placed before condemning her. It is, therefore, the purpose of this work "to place the events of her chequered career faithfully before the reader, so that he may draw his own conclusions.". The book contains eight portraits and illustrations.
Fisherman's Luck. By Henry Van Dyke.
A new edition, and printed from new plates, similar in form to the edition of "Little Rivers," and others of Dr. Van Dyke's books. Full-page illustrations increase the interest of the book.
McAllister and His Double. By Arthur Train.
The book is composed of eleven independent stories, the principal characters in all being McAllister and his "double." McAllister is a clubman, his double is his valet. Each story tells of some thrilling complication into which the clubman has blundered and from which he extricates both himself and his valet. There are twelve illustrations in the volume.
The Gardens of Italy. Two volumes. By Charles Latham.
An importation of two volumes. It is made up of a series of illustrations from photographs of the most famous
examples, including about three hundred plates. Descriptive text is supplied by E. March Phillipps. The work presents a very handsome appearance. Songs and Lyrics from the Dramatists of the XVI., XVII., and XVIII. Centuries.
An imported volume issued in the "Newnes' Pocket Classics" series. Among the selections are poems from the pens of such writers as Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, Milton, Dryden, Nash, etc.
The Success of Defeat. By Maltbie D. Babcock, D.D.
An address delivered in Baltimore before the Convention of the Maryland Christian Endeavour Union, in 1893. Dr. Babcock repeated the sermon a few months afterwards in a distant city with very gratifying results.
St. Ives. By Robert Louis Stevenson.
Complete Poems. By Robert Louis Steven
Three more volumes in the Biographical Edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's works, prefaced by Mrs. Stevenson. "St. Ives" relates the adventures of a French prisoner in England; "The Wrong Box" was written in collaboration with Mr. Stevenson's stepson, Lloyd Osbourne; and "Complete Poems" consists of A Child's Garden of Verses, Underwoods, and Ballads. A History of Egypt. From the XIXth to the XXXth Dynasties. By W. M. Flinders Petrie.
This importation is the third volume in "A History of Egypt" contributed by Mr. Petrie. There are six volumes in the set, which is now completed. The author claims his book to be "only a skeleton of facts." He has made thorough researches of the epochs of Egyptian history, with which the work deals, and the "great mass of fresh discoveries" have necessitated much revision and labour, and the results are widely different from some of the previous historical records.
Dante the Wayfarer. By Christopher Hare.
In this volume, which Scribner's Sons have imported, the purpose of the author is to "take Dante himself as my guide for an earthly pilgrimage; following him through the ancient cities of Northern Italy, from one refuge to another in his long exile, up the steep mountain path, by the river side, along many a by-way far from the busy haunts of men, where the world which the poet saw still lives unchanged after six centuries." There are a number of illustrations in the work.
In and Around Venice. By Horatio F. Brown.
An imported volume intended as a companion to "Life on the Lagoons.' The work contains many sketches of the neighbouring hills, towns and villages. Among the subjects discussed are: The Campanile of San Marco and the Loggetta of Sansovino, The Twin Columns of the Piazzetta, Some Venetian Knockers, A Great Family-the Giustiniani, Venetian Proverbs, Venice en Fête, Floods on the Mainland, etc.
Drawings of Rossetti.
An imported work, uniform with the other volumes of the "Modern Master Draughtsmen" series. About fifty of Rossetti's drawings are reproduced in black and white and in tint. Mr. T. Martin Wood has written an introductory preface to the drawings, in which he describes at length the various works of the artist.
Kipps. By H. G. Wells.
Here is told the story of a simple soul. When the reader first meets Kipps, who is "a' Norphan," he is living with his uncle and aunt in New Romney. Leaving them, he takes up one thing after another until he comes unexpectedly into a fortune. He is beset by persons suddenly interested in his welfare, by books on etiquette, and literature and social engagements, with which he is entirely out of harmony. At length he finds himself engaged to marry Miss Helen Walsingham. Terror-stricken at the terrible tide of events which is sweeping him along, he runs away-back to New Romney-and implores a sweetheart of the old days to save him from these dreadful things by marrying him. They soon lose their money, and Kipp regards this as an act of Providence. The story is said to be pitiful, humorous, and dramatic.
William Hogarth. By G: Baldwin Brown.
An imported addition to the "Makers of British Art" series. The principal facts detailed in this biography concern the early life and artistic training of Hogarth, his character and personality, his place in the London of the eighteenth century, the classification of Hogarth's designs, his book illustrations, satirical prints of special allusion, subscription tickets, didactic pieces and social studies, and Hogarth as a graphic artist and as a maker of British art. The volume is well illustrated.
Mrs. Radigan. By Nelson Lloyd.
A satire on certain social conditions existing in modern New York society. The story is told through a real estate man, who followed that line of business because "all the cotillon leaders are
in real estate or architecture, as dancing is a branch of their business." Mrs. Radigan is a "climber" who has come from Kansas City and succeeds in reaching the topmost rung in the society ladder; Miss Pearl Veal and Mr. J. Madison Mudison, who live under the motto "It is just as well to be smart as to be famous," are other interesting characters.
Sunday Talks with Boys and Girls. By Barbara Yechton.
With a verse of Scripture as the text for each, fifty-two talks are given to boys and girls. The themes of the talks cover a wide range of subjects.
Religion and Politics. By Algernon Sidney Crapsey.
These thirteen lectures were delivered by the author to the congregation of which he is pastor. On account of the discussion and contention which they aroused, they are published in full "in order that the writer may be judged by the whole body of his thought, rather than by any selected portion of the same." Among the subjects are: State, The Attitude of Jesus to the State, Jesus' Method of Government, The Imperialised Church, The Rise of the National Churches, etc.
Dana Estes and Company:
Mrs. Tree's Will. By Laura E. Richards.
The reader of "Mrs. Tree" will recognise many characters in the present tale which, while a complete story in itself, is in many respects a sequel to the first. It contains a series of testimonials to Mrs. Tree by her friends and neighbours, and illustrates the qualities of the original New England stock. Four characteristic illustrations are included.
Ginn and Company:
The Philippine Islands. By Fred W. Atkin
The aim of this book is "to give the public at large a definite idea of just what our new possessions in the Orient comprehend, to correct impressions that have been caused by erroneous accounts, and to reconcile views that have come from the two necessarily conflicting sources, the military and the civil. In short, the aim is to give concisely that sort of information which will be the best substitute for an actual acquaintance with the different parts of the archipelago." The volume is well illustrated.
Houghton, Mifflin and Company: Rose o' the River. By Kate Douglas Wiggin.
A village in Maine is the setting for this story of a young love. Rose, the belle of the town, becomes engaged to Stephen Waterman, a sturdy Yankee, but the engagement is broken when he feels that the affections of Rose have been transferred to Claude, a spruce salesman from Boston. When the heroine finds that Claude's attractions are no deeper than the surface, she wins Stephen back. The charm of the story is said to lie in the setting and the fashion in which the author pictures her characters.
Kristy's Surprise Party. By Olive Thorne Miller.
Although each of these sixteen stories is complete in itself, they are joined together in a pleasing way to children. One tells about the party mentioned in the title, another about an experience in the Chicago fire, and others are the stories told by Kristy's guests at her party. There are four illustrations in colour by Ethel N. Farnsworth. Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron. Edited by Bliss Perry.
The purpose of the Cambridge Edition, in which this volume is published, is to give all the necessary information for understanding the poets and their works, and for profitable study of them. In addition to the complete poetical works of the author, this volume includes a portrait of Lord Byron, a biographical sketch, notes, etc.
Little, Brown and Company:
The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary. By Anne Warner.
Before the opening of the story "Aunt Mary" had received a legacy from her niece, whom she had not seen since the niece eloped many years previous, in the form of her five orphaned children. Aunt Mary had succeeded in bringing them all up creditably until she came to Jack, a good-natured, lovable scapegrace. Although his aunt's idol, he became involved in so many exasperating episodes that she finally disinherited him She fell into a trap laid for her and went to New York with all the speed which her seventy years could muster, to attend him during an illness, only to find him well and waiting for her. This visit with Jack and his college friends is the "rejuvenation of Aunt Mary." A love story runs through the book.
The School-house in the Woods. By A. G. Plympton.
As may be inferred from the title, this
book is intended to interest young people. It portrays the daily life of boys and girls who attend school, and introduces characters which the reader is glad to know. The volume is illustrated.
Heroes of Iceland. With a New Preface, Introduction and Notes by Allen French.
Adapted from Dasent's translation of "The Story of Burnt Njal," the great Icelandic saga. The legend deals with this country in the tenth century, when the standard of courage was very high. The life and habits of the Norseman are shown in this thrilling tale.
A Daughter of the Rich. By M. E. Waller.
This pretty story of family life introduces the small daughter of a rich man and "her many friends, the blossoms of Mount Hunger." The volume appears in a new edition, the illustrations for which have been made by Ellen Bernard Thompson. Shipwrecked in Greenland. By Arthur R. Thompson.
A story of adventure in which a party of boys, a sea-captain and a young man have thrilling experiences while trying to rescue the crew and passengers from a stranded steamer, which they find drifting not far from St. John. Among the points of interest at which they stop is an Eskimo village. The story is based on the experiences of an expedition which came to grief off the coast of Greenland in 1894.
Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Company:
The aim of this work, which the au-
The Only True Mother Goose. With Introduction by Rev. Edward Everett Hale.
"An exact reproduction of the text and illustrations of the original edition published and copyrighted in Boston, in the year 1833, by Munroe and Francis." The reproduction of these rhymes and jingles, which have for years been out of print, is at the urgent request of Dr. Hale, who has written an introduction to the book.
The Boy Craftsman. By A. Neely Hall.
A volume of practical and profitable ideas for a boy's leisure hours. It gives
suggestions for making the money necessary to buy the tools and materials required for making the things which the boy is taught how to build and construct in the other parts of the book. The idea of economy is carried out in all cases. The author aims to help boys with their problems of earning money, as well as furnishing recreative and entertaining work.
When Grandmamma was Fourteen. By Marion Harland.
"When Grandmamına was New" is the title of stories already published, which the author told of her own young days. In "When Grandmamma was Fourteen" these stories are continued, and the reader sees old Richmond through the eyes of Molly Burwell, a fourteen-year-old girl.
Ben Pepper. By Margaret Sidney.
The "Pepper Books," of which there are already nine, are well known, and youthful readers will heartily welcome the tenth book in the series. Ben is a "quiet, steady-as-a-rock boy," and his splendid qualities, together with the many good times described, will make this story interesting to all boys and girls. Dan Monroe. By W. O. Stoddard.
Dan Monroe was the drummer-boy of the Lexington militia, and his closest friend and companion was the fifer. These two boys are the heroes of Mr. Stoddard's story, into which he has introduced the Concord fight, the battle of Bunker Hill, and the arrival of Washington. A book of interest to boys.
The Runaway Donkey and Other Rhymes. By Emilie Poulsson.
Juvenile. It will, no doubt, add to the child's interest in these stories, to know that some of the characters are true to life and that many of them are true stories.
The Making of a Man. By Orison Swett Marden.
A series of talks to boys on such topics as Self-Honor, The Price of Success, The Man of Force, Courage at the Sticking Point, Moral Daring, and sixteen other subjects of a kindred
L. C. Page and Company:
The Cathedrals of Northern Spain. By Charles Rudy.
This work, which is necessarily of an architectural and historical nature, is based on evolutionary principles and endeavours to demonstrate the motives of certain artistic phenomena. The author explains the general purpose of the book, in the hope that they who seek
to determine which art phenomena are natural and which artificial, may "find some remarks or some observations in the following chapters to help them discover the real truth concerning the Spaniard's love, or his insensibility for architectural monuments, as well as his share in the erection of cathedrals, palaces, and castles." The cathedrals of over thirty towns are described. The volume is well illustrated.
The Art of the Venice Academy. By Mary Knight Potter.
Each room in the Royal Gallery of Fine Arts in Venice is treated here as a unit in itself. The order of the rooms considered has been chosen by the writer, in order to give "the best opportunity for some sort of a comprehensive view of the Venetian painting of the Renaissance." In order to give as much space and comment as possible to the painters themselves, the writer has, in many instances, barely outlined the lesser pictures, believing it desirable that the reader should gain some definite, if slight, idea of the style and ability of the more unimportant as well as the most noted painters. The volume is well illustrated.
Red Fox. By Charles G. D. Roberts.
This is a history of the life of a red fox from his babyhood, of his adventurous career in the "Ringwaak Wilds," and of his final triumph over the enemies of his kind. The hero fox, it is claimed, may be taken as fairly typical, both in his characteristics and his experiences. Fifty full-page drawings illustrate the book.
The Pilgrim Press:
The Opportunity of Congregationalism. By Washington Gladden, D.D.
An address delivered before various Congregational assemblies in 1904 and 1905, published in pamphlet form.
PHILADELPHIA, PA. Jewish Publication Society of America: American Jewish Year Book. 5666. Edited by Cyrus Adler and Henrietta Szold.
A general record of Jewish activities in the United States from September 30, 1905, to September 19, 1906. The list of "Selected Hebraica and Judaica" have been omitted from this annual; in its place several new lists, all pertaining to America, have been included. There are also other changes.
J. B. Lippincott Company:
The Vortex. By Thomas McKean.
In order that he may obtain the money of Paul Trefusis's wife, who is .