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THE BOOK BUYER

A REVIEW AND RECORD OF CURRENT LITERATURE

CONTENTS FOR OCTOBER, 1900

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Lloyd Osbourne

Frontispiece From a photograph by Jones & Lotz. The Rambler

179 With ten Portraits, and other Illustrations. The Writing of Pickwick-I

Hain mond Hall

190 Reminiscences by the Editor of the London Daily Graphic, of this most interesting period in Dickens's career. With

four Illustrations, from photographs and sacsimiles. Some Famous Literary Clans—III. The Trollopes

Anna Blanche McGill

195 With four Illustrations, from prints. Nineteenth Century Literature- A Survey

Benjamin W. Wells .

203 A backward glance at the literary product, in the English language, of the passing century. The Literary News in England

J. M. Bulloch Notes of Rare Books

Ernest Dressel North Current Literature

214 Signed Reviews of the Newest Books by Arthur Reed Kimball, Francis W. Halsey, F. C. Mortimer, and Others. Books of Varied Interest Books Received

224 The Literary Querist

Rossiter Johnson .

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Further Progress.

SINCE
VINCE our last announcement in these columns there has been

another substantial increase in publishers' advertising printed in
THE COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER. The gain during the last six
months over the same months of 1899 amounts to 41 percent, and this
follows an increase of 38 per cent. for the year 1899 over 1898. All the
leading publishers of this country were represented in this showing:

Prompt and comprehensive reviews, advance notes of new publications and full information concerning authors and publishers are daily features of THE COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER. Special features of the Saturday issues are “THE NOVELS OF THE WEEK" and “BRIEF NOTES OF NEW BOOKS."

THE COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER

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Please mention THE BOOK BUYER in writing to advertisers.

321,000 COPIES

OF THESE FOUR NOVELS HAVE BEEN SOLD

THE REDEMPTION OF DAVID CORSON

By CHARLES FREDERIC GOSS.

A STUDY IN TEMPTATION

No stronger piece of fiction has come from the American press this year.- Boston Transcript.

A powerful story of the two great vital themes-religion and love. - San Francisco Chronicle.

51st Thousand. Price, $1.50, Postpaid.

518T THOUSAND.

THE PENITENTES

By LOUIS HOW.

A TALE OF THE SAN LUIS VALLEY

Mr. How has done a truly remarkable piece of work. . .. Any hand, however practiced, might well be proud of the marvelously good descriptions, the dramatic, highly unusual story, the able characterizations. If this book doesn't make its author notable, it will not be for lack of every promising"condition.- The Interior, Chicago.

Price, $1.50, Postpaid.

JUST PUBLISHED.

WHEN KNIGHTHOOD WAS IN FLOWER

By CHARLES MAJOR.

A LOVE STORY AS DELICIOUS AS THE GREAT PASSION ITSELF

The finest story of love and adventure in many years.-V. Y. World.

A good story of Princess Mary Tudor and King Henry VIII enthusiastically told, a pretty love-drama frankly and joyously presented.-Saturday Evening Post.

Price, $1.50, Postpaid.

250TM THOUSAND.

THE BLACK WOLF'S BREED

By HARRIS DICKSON.

TITE
BLACK
WOLF'S
BREED

A DELIGHTFUL ROMANCE OF THE REIGN OF LOUIS XIV

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One of the daintiest and prettiest love stories in fiction. The book is quick in action and full of dramatic incident. The Evening Scimitar, Memphis.

Price, $1.50, Postpaid.

THE BOWEN-MERRILL COMPANY, Publishers, Indianapolis, U. S. A.

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25 TM THOUSAND.

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NEW AND STANDARD BOOKS Even as You Theology at the The Ethics of and I Close of the Nine- Evolution

teenth Century

PARABLES-TRUE LIFE

By
BOLTON HALL

THE CRISIS IN MORALS OCCA-
SIONED BY THE DOCTRINE
OF DEVELOPMENT

By

Edited by

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VYRNWY MORGAN JAMES T. BIXBY,Ph.D.

Containing, in addition thirty-three parables, an account of Tolstoy's philosophy. Count Tolstoy has said of this book, "It renders in a concise form very truly the chief ideas of my book. Cloth, ornamental, 634 * 438,

75 ceris

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China and the Powers

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A HISTORY OF CHINA'S CON-
TACT WITH WESTERN

CIVILISATION

By
ALLEYNE IRELAND

Author of "Tropical Colonisation" and " The Anglo-Boer

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THE STORY OF THE FILIBUS

TERS

By
JAMES JEFFREY

ROCHE
Author of " Her Majesty the

King"
A new edition, revised and en-
larged, from new plates, of Mr.
Roche's story of the Filibusters.
Intensely interesting as a narra-
tive of a remarkable phase of
American history, and fascinat-
ing from the grace, spirit, and
vigor with which it is told.
Maps amd illustrations, Cloth,

78 x5, $1.50

The book will contain a brief history of the political development of the Chinese Empire and separate chapters on China's relation with each of the Great Powers, together with valuable statistical appendices. Maps, cloth, decorative, 9x6, $2.00

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NEW BOOKS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS BY

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Poet, Dramatist, and Man.
By HAM LION W. MABIE,

Illustrated with photogravures and
Author of "Under the Trees,"

100 other illustiations,
** My Study Fire," etc., etc.

$6 00. Also a large-paper edition, with illustrations on Japanese vellum, limited to 150 copies. Vellum, gilt, $20.CO. Nearly readi.

Neu Editions, with IIIustrations and additional material. ELIZABETH AND HER GERMAN GARDEN.

A SOLITARY SUMMER. Cloth, $2.50.

Cloth, $2.50. "* A deligh:ful chronicle of days spent in ard about one of the most delightful gardens known to modern literature. The author's exquisite humor is ever present, and her descriptions ... have a wonderful freshness and charm."-Even

ing Post.

A New Edition in one colume. Mustrated by Hugh THOMSON.
A KENTUCKY CARDINAL, and AFTERMATH. Cloth, 12mo, $2.00.

" If two more exquisite books have been writen than JAMES LANE Allen's ' A Kentucky Cardinal,' with its sequel ‘Aftermath,' they have certainiy not been published."-Cincinnati Tribune.

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THE NEW NOVELS
IN THE PALACE OF THE KING. A Love Story of Old Madrid.
By F. MARION CRAWFORD, Author of “Ave Roma Immortalis," "Saracinesca," Corleone," etc.

Illustrated by Fred Ros. Cloth, 12mo, $1.50. In Press.
Just Ready
THE NEWEST FICTION.

Each, 12mo, $1.50.
A BREAKER OF LAWS. THE SOFT SIDE.

THE BENNETT TWINS By W. PetT RIDGE, author of By HENRY James, author of By GRACE MARGUERITE HURD. "Mord Em'ly,” etc.

Two Magics,” etc.

By the author of

THE FOREST LOVERS

RICHARD YEA AND NAY

By MAURICE HEWLET.
A novel whose hero is Richard Cæur de Lion.

A Story of Youth and Courage.

Also author of
LITTLE NOVELS OF ITALY,

Now in its 80tb Thousand. THE REIGN OF LAW.

By James Lane Allen.

THE BANKER AND THE BEAR.

In its 6th Edition.
By Henry K. Webster, one of the au-
thors of “The Short-Line War," etc.

A FRIEND OF CÆSAR. 5th Edition.

By WM. STEARNS Davis.

Nearly Ready.
THE HOSTS OF THE LORD.

WHO GOES THERE?
By FLORA ANNIE STEEL, author of " On the Face of

The Story of a Spy in the Civil War. the Waters, “Voices in the Night," etc. Cloth, $1.50.

By B. K. BENSON. Cloth, $1.50. For the Younger Folk. THE DREAM FOX STORY BOOK. By MABEL Osgood WRIGHT, author of “Wabeno, the Magician,” “Tommy Anne and the Three Hearts,"

Citizen Bird,” etc. llustrated with 80 drawings by Oliver HERFORD. Small quarto. $1.50 net. TOMMY ANNE AND THE THREE HEARTS and its sequel : WABENO, THE MAGICIAN.

Each, $1.50.

"A better gift book for little folks has well deserved it."-Evening Transcript.

" Has had a remarkable success.

and

there could not be."-- American.

If you have not already received tbe New Fall Announcement List, send your address.

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

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