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[Illustration:

  THE
  CUMULATIVE BOOK
  REVIEW DIGEST

  EVALUATION OF
  LITERATURE
]

                               Volume I.
                                  1905

                     Complete in a single alphabet


                        THE H. W. WILSON COMPANY
                              MINNEAPOLIS

------------------------------------------------------------------------



                     Cumulative Book Review Digest

 VOL. I.                     DECEMBER, 1905                       NO. 10


                           PUBLISHED MONTHLY

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                  _THE CUMULATIVE REFERENCE LIBRARY._


                     _SETS OF MAGAZINES FOR SALE._

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                              _The Need._

THE READERS’ GUIDE TO PERIODICAL LITERATURE, 1900-1904, and the current
numbers open up a rich field to the investigator, but disappointment
often results owing to the library’s not having the articles and if the
articles are in the files, they are usually bound and do not circulate
and the student can not use the material as advantageously as though it
were in single article form.


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                             Announcements


The University of Chicago Press announces the addition to its list of
publications of two new journals, to be devoted to the interests of the
Ancient Classics; viz. Classical Philology, published for the University
of Chicago, and the Classical Journal, published for the newly formed
Classical Association of the Middle West and South. The former will
contain scientific articles and critical reviews; the latter, articles
and reviews of a more general nature, with special reference to the
needs of teachers.

As usual, The Outlook’s illustrated Magazine Number for December is also
its Annual Book Number, and this is in fact the seventeenth year of the
appearance of such a yearly survey of the books of the season. In
addition to a large number of pages devoted to a classified review of
recent literature in its more important departments, there are special
features dealing with notable literary personalities, and an article
dealing with the American publisher and including a dozen or more
portraits of the heads of the most famous American publishing houses.
Half a dozen or more authors of note have been chosen as the subjects of
personal articles, accompanied in each case with a portrait.

“Russia under the Great Shadow,” by Luigi Villari, is not only one of
the most readable of the recent books on the realm of the Czar, but
decidedly valuable. In Mr. Villari’s handsome and generously illustrated
volume the reader will find a most interesting and temperate account of
existing conditions in Russia, based on the author’s recent journey
throughout the empire. It is comprehensive, impartial, well-reasoned and
trustworthy, and will undoubtedly attract wide attention.

In the December issue of the “Political Science Quarterly” (Ginn &
Company) Professor George H. Haynes of Worcester, Mass., discusses the
tendency toward popular control of senatorial elections, and the methods
taken in the various commonwealths for limiting the choice of the
legislature in the selection of United States senators. Professor Frank
Haigh Dixon of Dartmouth College describes recent attempts on the part
of the states to regulate railways; and Mr. Royal Meeker analyzes the
arguments advanced by supporters of the pending shipping subsidy bill.
Other leading articles in the December Quarterly are “The Municipal Code
of Indiana,” by Professor Fairlie of the University of Michigan;
“Communistic Societies in the United States,” by Professor Bushe of
Clark College; “Berlin’s Tax Problem,” by Professor Brooks of Swarthmore
College; and “Private Property in Maritime War” by Giulio Marchetti
Ferrante, Secretary of the Italian Legation at Berne, Switzerland.



      List of Publications from which Digests of Reviews are Made


 Acad.—Academy, London.
 Am. Hist. R.—American Historical Review, 66 Fifth Ave., N. Y.
 Am. J. Soc.—American Journal of Sociology. $2. University of Chicago
    Press, Chicago, Ill.
 Am. J. Theol.—American Journal of Theology. $3. University of Chicago
    Press, Chicago, Ill.
 Ann. Am. Acad.—Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social
    Science. $6. Philadelphia.
 Arena.—Arena. $2.50. Albert Brandt, Trenton, N. J.
 Astrophys. J.—Astrophysical Journal. $4. University of Chicago Press,
    Chicago, Ill.
 Ath.—Athenæum. $4.25. London, England.
 Atlan.—Atlantic Monthly. $4. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 4 Park St.,
    Boston, Mass.
 Bib. World.—Biblical World. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
 Bookm.—Bookman. $2. Dodd, Mead & Co., 372 5th Ave., N. Y.
 Bot. Gaz.—Botanical Gazette. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
 Cath. World.—Catholic World. $3. 120-122 W. 60th St., New York.
 Critic.—Critic. $2. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New Rochelle, N. Y.
 Dial.—Dial. $2. Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Ill.
 Educ. R.—Educational Review. $3. Educational Review Pub. Co., Columbia
    University, N. Y.
 El. Sch. T.—Elementary School Teacher. University of Chicago Press,
    Chicago.
 Eng. Hist. R.—English Historical Review.
 Engin. N.—Engineering News. 220 Broadway, N. Y.
 Forum.—Forum. $2. Forum Publishing Co., 123 E. 23d St., N. Y.
 Hibbert J.—Hibbert Journal. Williams & Norgate, London, England.
 Ind.—Independent. $2. 130 Fulton St., N. Y.
 Int. J. Ethics.—International Journal of Ethics, 1415 Locust St.,
    Philadelphia.
 Int. Studio.—International Studio. $5. John Lane, 67 5th Av., N. Y.
 J. Geol.—Journal of Geology. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Ill.
 J. Pol. Econ.—Journal of Political Economy. University of Chicago
    Press, Chicago, Ill.
 Lit. D.—Literary Digest. $3. 44-60 East 23d Street, New York.
 Lond. Times.—London Times (literary supplement to weekly edition),
    London, England.
 Mod. Philol.—Modern Philology. $3. University of Chicago Press,
    Chicago, Ill.
 Nation.—Nation. $3. P. O. Box 794, New York.
 Nature.—Nature, 66 Fifth Ave., N. Y.
 N. Y. Times.—New York Times Saturday Review. New York.
 Outlook.—Outlook. $3. Outlook Co., 287 4th Ave., New York.
 Philos. R.—Philosophical Review, Cornell University, Ithaca. N, Y.
 Phys. R.—Physical Review, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y.
 Pol. Sci. Q.—Political Science Quarterly. $3. Ginn & Co., 29 Beacon
    St., Boston.
 Psychol. Bull.—Psychological Bulletin. Princeton, New Jersey.
 Pub. Opin.—Public Opinion, 44-60 East 23d St., New York.
 Reader.—Reader Magazine. $3. Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, Ind.
 R. of Rs.—Review of Reviews. $2.50. Review of Reviews Co., 13 Astor
    Place, New York.
 Sat. R.—Saturday Review (London).
 School R.—School Review. $1.50. University of Chicago Press, Chicago,
    Ill.
 Science, n.s.—Science (new series). $5. Garrison-on-Hudson, N. Y.
 Spec.—Spectator (London).
 Yale R.—Yale Review, New Haven, Conn.


                          OTHER ABBREVIATIONS:

  =Abbreviations of Publishers’ Names= will be found in the Publishers’
    Directory at the end of The Cumulative Book Index.

  =An Asterisk (*) before the price indicates= those books sold at a
    limited discount and commonly known as net books. Books subject to
    the rules of the American Publishers’ Association are marked by a
    double asterisk (**) when the bookseller is required to maintain the
    list price; by a dagger (†) when the maximum discount is fixed at 20
    and 10 per cent, as is allowable in the case of fiction.

  =The plus and minus signs= preceding the names of the magazines
    indicate the degree of favor or disfavor of the entire review.

  =In the reference to a magazine=, the first number refers to the
    volume, the next to the page and the letters to the date.

  =In cumulated numbers=, the new entries for that number are indicated
    by an asterisk (*).

                  *       *       *       *       *

The publications, named above, undoubtedly represent the leading reviews
of the English-speaking world. Few libraries are able to subscribe for
all and the smaller libraries are supplied with comparatively few of the
periodicals from which the digests are to be culled. For this reason the
digest will be of greater value to the small libraries, since it places
at their disposal, in most convenient form, a vast amount of valuable
information about books, which would not otherwise be available.

We shall endeavor to make the descriptive notes so comprehensive, and
the digests so full and accurate, that librarians who do not have access
to the reviews themselves, will be able to arrive at substantially
correct appreciations of the value of the books reviewed.

This is particularly true in regard to the English periodicals, which
are practically out of the reach of the ordinary library; we shall
endeavor to make the digest of these reviews so complete that there will
be little occasion to refer to the original publications.

------------------------------------------------------------------------



                   The Cumulative Book Review Digest
             Devoted to the Valuation of Current Literature
    Digests of reviews appearing in January—December 1905, magazines



                                   A


=Abbey, Henry.= Poems. 4th ed. *$1.15. Appleton.

  “The content-matter consists for the most part of simple ballads,
  lyrics and poems for special occasions. In the present edition the
  author has brought together all his verse that he cares to preserve
  from previous editions and to these poems he has added a number of new
  compositions.”—Arena.

  “The charm of his work lies rather in the pleasing lines that appeal
  rather to those who love the simple and quiet lays. Many of them are
  delightfully-told legends and ballads that will linger in the memory.”

       + =Arena.= 33: 341. Mr. ‘05. 460w.


=Abbot, Henry L.= Problems of the Panama canal. $1.50. Macmillan.

  Dating this discussion from the failure of the De Lesseps company,
  Gen. Abbot who is consulting engineer of the new Panama company, makes
  a technical study of the whole problem. He includes a “summary
  comparison of the routes of the old and new companies, a description
  of the physical conditions existing on the isthmus, the Chagres river
  problem, the disposal of rainfall in the basin of the stream, and the
  last chapter explains the plans proposed for the canal by the French
  company and by the former Isthmian canal commission, and the
  construction of a sea-level canal.” (N. Y. Times). Everything relating
  to the best possible canal construction is covered, and to aid in
  clearness, there are added a number of tables, maps, diagrams, &c.

  “It would be difficult to find anywhere one better qualified to
  discuss the Panama problems than General Abbot.”

     + + =Engin.= N. 53: 645. Je. 15, ‘05. 340w.

         =Nation.= 80: 459. Je. 8, ‘05. 120w.

   + + + =Nature.= 72: 394. Ag. 24, ‘05. 860w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 249. Ap. 15, ‘05. 100w. (Statement of
         contents.)

  “Gen. Abbot has made a valuable contribution to the technical
  literature of the Panama canal.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 275. Ap. 29, ‘05. 830w.

         =Outlook.= 80: 394. Je. 10, ‘05. 130w.

   + + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 766. Je. ‘05. 300w.


=Abbott, Jacob.= Rollo books. 14v. ea. 50c. Crowell.

  An attractive, new popular priced edition which retains the original
  “Rollo” illustrations and includes Rollo learning to talk; Rollo
  learning to read; Rollo at work; Rollo at play; Rollo at school;
  Rollo’s vacation; Rollo’s experiments; Rollo’s museum; Rollo’s
  travels; Rollo’s correspondence; Rollo’s philosophy—Water; Air; Fire;
  Sky.


=Abbott, Lyman.= Christian ministry. **$1.50. Houghton.

  This new book of essays is based on two courses of lectures given by
  Dr. Abbott before the Yale and Pacific Theological seminaries. It
  answers the question, Why do people go to church?

  “Dr. Abbott writes with vision, power, tact, and rare literary
  felicity.”

   + + + =Critic.= 47: 384. O. ‘05. 180w.

  “It is a liberal view of the ministry and of the church, arising from
  a profound faith in Christianity, not merely as a form of teaching but
  as a power derived from a Person.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 390. Je. 10, ‘05. 270w.

  “The book is pervaded by that newer and higher conception of religion
  that is becoming more and more prevalent, viz.: that religion is not
  ecclesiastical or dogmatic, but a living power in the heart of every
  individual.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 413. S. 23, ‘05. 380w.

 *       =R. of Rs.= 32: 752. D. ‘05. 160w.


=Abbott, Lyman.= Industrial problem. **$1. Jacobs.

  The William Levi Bull lectures for 1905. “The first lecture endeavors
  to define the industrial problem: the other three propose as the
  political solution, regulation; as the economic solution,
  reorganization; and as the ethical solution, regeneration.” (Outlook.)

         =Ind.= 59: 811. O. 5, ‘05. 240w.

         =Outlook.= 80: 692. Jl. 15, ‘05. 170w.


=Abbott, Lyman.= Personality of God. **30c. Crowell.

  A widely discussed sermon preached before the Harvard students, in
  which Dr. Abbott gives his definition of God. He aims to show the
  honest, sincere and rational man who is confused by the difference of
  opinion between a certain school of theologians and a certain school
  of scientists, that a belief in the Fatherhood of God is consistent
  with an acceptance of a thoroly modern scientific conception of the
  universe. The binding is uniform with the “What is worth while
  series.”

         =Outlook.= 79: 760. Mr. 25, ‘05. 30w.

  “The combined simplicity and the power of this address are great. It
  is interpretative to a rare degree. One breathes ‘an ampler ether, a
  diviner air’ while reading it.”

   + + — =Reader.= 6: 241. Jl. ‘05. 200w.


* =Abraham, Rev. W. H.= Church and state in England. *$1.40. Longmans.

  This history of the relation of church and state is written to aid the
  student of their present relations. The period preceding the conquest
  is first treated and the chapters which follow cover the Norman
  period, the troubles with the papacy from Henry II to Richard II, the
  beginning of constitutional church government, the growth of abuses,
  the beginning of reform, the subjection of the church to the state and
  later temporarily to the papacy, the Elizabethan settlement, the
  Puritans, Latitudinarian troubles, and the growth of Erastian ideas.
  In a final chapter entitled, The next step, Dr. Abraham makes
  suggestions for the future.

  * “On the whole we cannot commend this book; it ministers to prejudice
  rather than to tolerance, and its author cannot be said to be inspired
  by the spirit of true historical investigation.”

       — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 590. My. 13. 180w.

  * “There is a little fault to be found with Dr. Abraham’s narrative of
  the past. The point at which we should part company with Dr. Abraham
  is to be found in his proposals for the future.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 558. Ap. 15, ‘05. 240w.


=Acworth, William Mitchell.= Elements of railway economics. *70c.
Oxford.

  A preface states that this book is but a fragment of a complete work
  which the author has in mind, and is issued to meet the present need
  of an English text-book in railway economics. It deals with railways
  and railway business from an economic point of view and considers
  railway capital, expenditure, income, charges and rates, closing with
  a chapter upon the interference of parliament. Altho English
  experience furnishes the illustrations the discussion is applicable to
  all railways however owned or managed.

  “The ordinary reader, if he will take the trouble really to master the
  figures here tabulated and the close reasoning to which they lead,
  will find the admirable little book now at his disposal make him quite
  sufficiently conversant with the subject.”

   + + + =Sat. R.= 99: 849. Je. 24, ‘05. 430w.


=Adam, Juliette Lamber (Mme. Edmond).= My literary life, **$2.50.
Appleton.

  There is a fascination about Madam Adam’s intense, vivacious
  interpretation of the meanings of things that is not easily resisted.
  Her literary career, outlined here from the time of her unfortunate
  marriage to the founding of her salon, is linked with the life of
  France during the stormy days of the second empire, and reflects the
  temper of French society, thought and politics of the day. She rambles
  on delightfully about the personal qualities of George Sand, Daniel
  Stern, Edmond About, Gustave Flaubert, Madam Viardot, Jules Simon, and
  hosts of other notables, revealing ever and anon her own radical
  notions and violent tendencies. There are a number of full-page
  pictures of men and women of the times.

  “Altogether this is a most delightful, inspiring and informative book,
  worth all the recent volumes of memoirs put together; the translation
  is quite excellent; in fact, it does not read like a translation at
  all.” Frank Schloesser.

     + + =Acad.= 68: 34. Ja. 14, ‘05. 510w.

       + =Critic.= 46: 186. F. ‘05. 310w.

  “Chief defect (or excellence) is its haphazard garrulity.
  Reminiscences give the book its value, apart from our interest in the
  very communicative lady who writes it.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 21. Ja. 1, ‘05. 350w.

  “A very readable book. In parts jerky and incoherent.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 121. Ja. 28, ‘05. 240w.


=Adams, Andy.= The outlet. †$1.50. Houghton.

  The author, who saw the beginning of the custom of wintering Texan
  cattle in the Northwest, the measure which brought the extermination
  of the bison and the confinement of the Indians to their reservations,
  and who had some experience with railway companies and their methods
  of caring for cattle, and their prices with contractors, and with the
  Congressional lobbyist has woven all these things into his story.

  “The book needs a glossary if it is to be thoroughly understood by
  English readers.”

       — =Acad.= 68: 665. Je. 24, ‘05. 390w.

  “Not the least effective part of the book consists of the dialogue.
  The success of this book is the more notable from the entire absence
  of anything resembling a love story.” Herbert W. Horwill.

   + + + =Forum.= 37: 112. Jl. ‘05. 410w.

  “He tells of the dangers of the great drive, from stampedes, from
  alkali water, from drought, from flood and from men, in a
  straightforward and convincing way.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 1257. Je. 1, ‘05. 160w.

  “It is an out-door book, with no pretense to style or philosophy—a
  plain story that takes you into the herd and its daily happenings. The
  book is admirable of its kind.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 422. My. 25, ‘05. 820w.

  “A genuine American story. There is no fiction in ‘The outlet,’ but a
  true, well-defined and entertainingly written narrative.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 276. Ap. 29, ‘05. 500w.

  “It is a fine picture of life on the plains, the relations of the men
  towards each other, episodes of treachery and sharp practices, and the
  fights against these evils.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 392. Je. 17, ‘05. 180w.

  “This is a striking foot-note to the study of conditions in the far
  West.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1015. Ap. 22, ‘05. 180w.

  “‘The outlet’ is first and foremost, a capital story; after that, it
  is a genuine contribution to the history of a typical American
  industry.”

     + + =Reader.= 6: 361. Ag. ‘05. 330w.

  * “The story is somewhat colourless and lacking in breadth of
  interest.”

       — =Sat. R.= 100: 630. N. 11, ‘05. 70w.


=Adams, Frederick Upham.= John Henry Smith, a humorous romance of
outdoor life. †$1.50. Doubleday.

  John Henry Smith tells his own story in diary form and also the story
  of other members of the golf club and their play, among them the
  heroine’s millionaire father, who becomes a golf enthusiast and
  partner with Smith in a Wall street operation, and farmer Bishop’s
  remarkable hired man who wins an heiress. There are various
  adventures, in one an automobile gets the better of a mad bull and in
  another it outraces a tornado.

  “An effective antidote to insomnia.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 880. Ag. 26, ‘05. 480w.

  “Mr. Adams has other qualities besides humour and characterization.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 202. Ag. 12, 140w.

  “The story, told in Mr. John Henry Smith’s delightful and hearty
  style, is particularly suitable for summer reading.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 430. Jl. 1, ‘05. 670w.


=Adams, Oscar Fay.= Dictionary of American authors. $3.50. Houghton.

  An outgrowth of the writer’s “Handbook of American authors,” published
  in 1884. This fifth edition contains over eight thousand five hundred
  names of recognized contributors to American literature, nearly three
  thousand more names than the first edition and over one thousand more
  than the fourth. The work is intended for critics, editors, and
  publishers, who have to do with contemporary literature, as well as
  for students of American literature and librarians.

     + + =Nation.= 80: 247. Mr. 30, ‘05. 120w.


=Adams, Samuel.= Writings of Samuel Adams; ed. by H. A. Cushing. *$5.
Putnam.

  “The editor of this volume properly says in the preface that the
  writings of no one of the leaders of the American revolution form a
  more complete expression of the causes and justification of that
  movement than do the writings of Samuel Adams. Such a collection has
  long been needed.... The present volume covers the period from 1765 to
  1769, inclusive.... Nearly all the papers are of a distinctly public
  character.... Brought together from many places, from the manuscript
  collections of the Earl of Dartmouth, the collections in the Lenox
  library, the Massachusetts state papers, the Life by Wells, the Prior
  documents and other printed sources.”—Am. Hist. R.

  “Everything included here is so desirable for an understanding of the
  Revolutionary movement that the reviewer has not the courage to advise
  the omission of papers the authenticity of which is in doubt, but he
  does express the desire that succeeding volumes will make plain the
  basis of inclusion and that work of such importance as this should not
  be subjected to so serious a criticism.”

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 654. Ap. ‘05. 760w. (Review of v. 1.)


=Adams, Thomas Sewall, and Sumner, Helen L.= Labor problems: a text
book; ed. by Prof. R. T. Ely. *$1.60. Macmillan.

  The following extract from the preface of this work shows the author’s
  purpose: “The principal aim of this book is to furnish a convenient
  collection of facts that will facilitate the study and the teaching of
  the American labor problem.... Where it was necessary we have
  sacrificed both interest and general social philosophy in order to
  present concrete facts. We believe that the gravest differences of
  opinion about the labor problem and the most dangerous
  misapprehensions are caused by the failure to view the problem
  broadly, to consider its many phases and ramifications. The labor
  problem is greater than the problem of industrial peace. Impelled by
  this conviction, we have preferred to cover a broad field imperfectly
  rather than a narrow field in detail.”

  “It is written in a broad and sympathetic way, with every effort to
  state the facts fairly and clearly.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 586. My. ‘05. 190w.

  “It is professionally designed for undergraduates and teachers, but
  the general public may find in it also a range of subject-matter and a
  felicity of treatment which should make it popular.”

   + + — =Ind.= 59: 811. O. 5, ‘05. 300w.

  * “Is comprehensive in scope and thoro in treatment, and will be found
  indispensable to all students of industrial questions.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 1158. N. 16, ‘05. 20w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 63. Ja. 28, ‘05. 220w. (Statement of aim and
         scope.)

  “This last chapter ... is probably the one which is most open to the
  charge of providing students with ready-made opinions, though a
  similar charge may also be made in connection with Dr. Adams’s
  treatment of trade-unionism. It is, however, impossible to expect a
  treatise like this to be exhaustive, and nothing but praise can be
  given for the painstaking accuracy and wide research of the authors.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 79: 503. F. 25, ‘05. 460w.

  “Text-book on labor problems, whose existence is its own
  justification. The discussion is sane and necessarily inconclusive.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 215. F. 11, ‘05. 270w.

  “Contains much valuable information.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 382. Mr. ‘05. 70w.


=Adamson, Rev. Robert M.= Christian doctrine of the Lord’s supper.
*$1.50. Scribner.

  “This volume is historical, not dogmatic. It is written in a
  historical but not an indifferent spirit; it traces the history of the
  Lord’s supper, as a symbol of faith, in all the various changes
  through which it has passed—Primitive, Roman, Greek, Lutheran,
  Zwinglian, Anglican, Puritan, Quaker.”—Outlook.

  “In general the author’s historical treatment appears to be always
  fair and generally adequate. Without agreeing with all that the author
  says ... we recall no monograph on the subject so generally
  satisfactory.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 80: 138. My. 13, ‘05. 370w.


=Addison, Daniel D.= Episcopalians. **$1. Baker.

  Uniform with “The story of the churches” series, this presentation of
  the Episcopalians is offered by a fair-minded student of the
  denomination’s history, in which are set forth the best elements of
  the religious life and character of the denomination.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 714. Ap. ‘05. 30w.

  “Is written with more than average literary power. The essential facts
  relative to the origin and growth of the body are to be found in this
  volume in an interesting narrative.”

   + + — =Am. J. Theol.= 9: 383. Ap. ‘05. 130w.


=Addison, Joseph.= Selections from the writings of; ed. by Barrett
Wendell and Chester Noyes Greenough. *80c. Ginn.

  Representative selections from Addison’s most characteristic works in
  prose and verse for use in the schools, for advanced students, or for
  the general reader. The text is that of Tickell’s edition of 1721
  except for the correction of misprints. An introduction, full notes,
  and a bibliography are provided.


* =Addison, Mrs. Julia de Wolf.= Art of the National gallery: a critical
survey of the schools and painters as represented in the British
collection. **$2. Page.

  “A plan of the gallery, showing the location of the different schools,
  follows the index. The pictures are discussed in the text as they are
  hung,—that is according to schools in their historic order ... the
  limitation in space and particularly in number of illustrations
  precludes this manual’s being a complete history of any school. It is
  rather a guide to the treasures of the gallery, almost every picture
  being at least briefly mentioned.” (Dial.) The author’s method is
  descriptive rather than technically critical. The volume contains
  nearly fifty illustrations in duo-gravure.

  * “A book that will be particularly welcome to those who are
  contemplating a visit to London’s art treasures, but one that has also
  plenty to offer the general reader.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 386. D. 1, ‘05. 190w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1377. D. 14, ‘05. 20w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 468. D. 7, ‘05. 620w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 640. N. ‘05. 70w.


* =Adler, Cyrus, and Szold, Henrietta.= American Jewish year-book
(1905-1906). *75c. Jewish pub.

  “This is the seventh annual issue of this work, and its regular
  appearance is henceforth assured. The special feature of the present
  issue is a sort of ‘who’s who’ compilation of biographical sketches of
  Jewish communal workers in the United States. The review of the past
  year, by Mr. Max L. Margolis, is a record of melancholy
  interest.”—Dial.

 *   + + =Dial.= 39: 314. N. 16, ‘05. 80w.

 *   + + =Nation.= 81: 359. N. 2, ‘05. 100w.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 885. D. 9, ‘05. 270w.

 *   + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 603. N. 4, ‘05. 120w.


=Adler, Elkin Nathan.= Jews in many lands. $1.25. Jewish pub.

  The author has made a study of his coreligionists in many countries,
  at first visiting them professionally as an agent of the Holy Land
  relief fund, later to investigate their conditions for personal
  reasons. He went to Egypt in 1888, and later to Persia, the Holy Land,
  Russia and Argentina, where he studied the Hirsch colonies. He gives a
  full account of his people as he found them.

  “The author has made extensive travels and tells his story well,
  though omitting many details which would give greater value to his
  account.”

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 587. S. ‘05. 50w.

  “The work of a trained observer, and rich in curious interest for both
  Jews and Gentiles.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 391. Je. 1, ‘05. 50w.

  “Mr. Adler’s book has much interest to others besides Jews.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 277. Ap. 29, ‘05. 360w.

  “Is both interesting and enlightening.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 445. Je. 17, ‘05. 90w.

  “He has the journalist’s instinct, and knows how to describe what he
  has seen.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 125. Jl. ‘05. 100w.


=Adler, Felix.= Essentials of spirituality. **$1. Pott.

  Dr. Adler says: “In the region of mental activity, which is called the
  spiritual life, vagueness is apt to prevail, the outlines of thought
  are apt to be blurred, the feelings aroused are apt to be indistinct
  and transitory. The word ‘spiritual’ becomes a synonym of muddy
  thought and misty emotionalism.” So its purpose is first to show the
  twentieth century need for the development of the spiritual sense, and
  to define clearly with illustrations drawn from Savonarola,
  Washington, John Howard and others the meaning of “spiritual.” (N. Y.
  Times.)

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 606. S. 16, ‘05. 160w.

  “We commend the volume as one of very practical and very genuine
  spiritual value.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 575. N. 4, ‘05. 440w.


=Adler, Felix.= Marriage and divorce. **50c. McClure.

  Two lectures delivered before the Society for ethical culture of New
  York city. They set forth Dr. Adler’s views upon the obligations of
  marriage and his strong opposition to divorce.

  “The subjects have been carefully considered, and are treated
  judicially and temperately.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 283. S. ‘05. 60w.

  “Dr. Adler holds higher ground than is taken even in the churches.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 141. My. 13, ‘05. 100w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 39: 188. Ag. 5, ‘05. 130w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 766. Je. ‘05. 40w.


=Adler, Felix.= Religion of duty. **$1.20. McClure.

  A preface states that in response to a growing demand for a book
  setting forth the results of Prof. Adler’s work along ethical and
  religious lines, some of his lectures and papers have been gathered
  into this volume. They deal with such subjects as: First steps toward
  religion; Changes in the conception of God; Teachings of Jesus in the
  modern world; Standards of conduct, based on the religion of duty; The
  ethical attitude towards others; Pleasure; Suffering, and The
  essential differences between ethical societies and the churches.

  “An occasional good thing appears amid the long stretches of very
  ordinary paragraphs, and the general trend of the whole is toward
  noble and unselfish modes of thinking and living.”

     + — =Cath. World.= 81: 696. Ag. ‘05. 240w.

  “Dr. Adler speaks in clear voice and gives satisfactory answers in
  clear and concise language, that pulsates with the fire of a soul in
  earnest.”

   + + + =Critic.= 47: 384. O. ‘05. 260w.

  “Some of Dr. Adler’s most characteristic and vital lectures.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 170. S. 16, ‘05. 320w.

         =Ind.= 59: 331. Ag. 10, ‘05. 100w.

  “Stimulating and delightful book.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 188. Ag. 5, ‘05. 110w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 126. Jl. ‘05. 70w.


Adventures of King James the Second of England, by the author of “A life
of Sir Kenelm Digby,” “Rochester,” etc. *$4.80. Longmans.

  An informal history which takes for granted the reader’s knowledge of
  the political events of the time, and presents in a wealth of
  anecdotes a characterization of the unfortunate James. His early
  military career on the continent under Condé and Turenne, his service
  to the English navy, his genuine religious convictions, are set forth,
  and he is shown to have been “a straightforward English gentleman, a
  courageous soldier, a skilful admiral, and an excellent man of
  business.” This may go far toward mitigating the world’s judgment of
  him, based on his three years of disastrous kingship. There are
  several beautiful portraits.

  “While it keeps James’s best side uppermost, and while it exhibits
  frankly Roman Catholic sympathies, the facts, except here and there
  where Restoration politics come in, are presented accurately and
  fairly. A book which, if not strikingly interesting, is nevertheless
  useful for bringing out features of James’s character which are not in
  general adequately recognized.”

       + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 648. Ap. ‘05. 860w.

  “We laid the book down with the conviction established that it is one
  of the most fascinating and withal instructive, historical works that
  have appeared for the past few years. For, notwithstanding its
  somewhat flippant title, it is a piece of serious work, though not
  precisely history. The narrative runs on, from first to last, in a
  brisk and lucid flow, upon the surface of which bubbles up from time
  to time a flash of the humor and good-natured sarcasm that we should
  expect from the pen that has given us the ‘Life of a prig.’ A fine
  introduction by Dom Gasquet adds another charm to the book.”

   + + + =Cath. World.= 80: 684. F. ‘05. 500w.

  “The work is slightly tinged with a Catholic bias, but is on the whole
  very fair in its statement of events and impartial, if sometimes
  original, in its judgment of men.”

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 159. Mr. 1, ‘05. 170w.

  “A pleasantly written life of King James, intended for the general
  reader and possessing no historical value.” C. H. F.

       + =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 827. O. ‘05. 320w.

  “Uncommonly interesting throughout but unconvincing.”

     + — =Ind.= 59: 454. Ag. 24, ‘05. 190w.

  “While less convincing than Dr. Airy’s life of Charles II. this volume
  has the merits which are represented by a fulness of information and
  incisive writing.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 503. Je. 22, ‘05. 570w.


* =Aesop.= Fables. *$2. Moffat.

  Miss Elizabeth Luther Cary furnishes a pleasing introduction to this
  new holiday edition of Æsop’s fables for which J. M. Condé has made
  many drawings, both in color and black and white.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 575. D. ‘05. 10w.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 446. D. 16, ‘05. 140w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1385. D. 14, ‘05. 50w.

  * “On the whole we find the spirit of the artist too burlesque,
  especially for an edition in which the moral is carefully preserved
  and printed in boldface type.”

       — =Nation.= 81: 450. N. 30, ‘05. 70w.

 *     — =Outlook.= 81: 833. D. 2, ‘05. 30w.


=Aflalo, Moussa.= Truth about Morocco; an indictment of the British
foreign office; with introd by R. B. Cunninghame Graham. *$1.50. Lane.

  This book “is in the main, an attack upon Lord Lansdowne’s policy in
  respect to Morocco and England’s commercial interests there, and
  devotes itself to showing how great the loss will be when France has
  assumed control, and how thoroughly everything done to raise British
  prestige through a long series of years has been overturned by a
  scratch of the pen.”—Dial.

  “The book presents a thorough statement of the attitude of Morocco
  toward the outer world, by one in possession of the facts.” Wallace
  Rice.

       + =Dial.= 38: 90. F. 1, ‘05. 150w.


=Ainger, Alfred.= Gospel and human life: sermons. $2. Macmillan.

  “The dominant note of Canon Ainger’s posthumous book is sadness.... As
  we lay the book down we feel that in the eyes of the author the times
  are religiously out of joint. For while he cannot be said to
  dogmatise, he deplores deeply the ever-increasing disregard for dogma
  and what he calls ‘the decay of worship.’”—Spec.

  “These sermons are distinctly better than the average.”

       + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 598. Jl. ‘05. 180w.

  “There is much which is beautiful in these sermons, both from a
  literary and a religious point of view, much which must add warmth to
  the affectionate memory cherished by so many of this scholar and man
  of God.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 16. Ja. 7, ‘05. 1260w.


=Akers, Charles Edmond.= History of South America, 1854-1904. *$6.
Dutton.

  The author, who has lived in South America for fourteen years and has
  had wide experience on the continent as a journalist, gives an account
  of the South American republics and their troubled history. He shows
  us the men who have made the politics of these states for the last
  fifty years and the general movements and tendencies which have been
  felt in the entire continent. Aside from his own observations he has
  drawn upon Spanish and Portuguese chroniclers for earlier history.
  There are interesting illustrations.

  “Thirty-four pages of historical introduction, in which the uninformed
  reader will be dismayed at the array of names and dates and misled by
  the generalizations. In fact the chief value of the book is that it
  can be used as a trustworthy contemporary history. It has the defects
  that the account of an eye-witness must have, even when he has been
  able to get the perspective of a few years and to hear the other side.
  But it has the advantage of being written by a writer trained to see
  clearly. The most welcome feature of the book is the comprehensive
  treatment of important events. Yet scarcely less valuable are the
  comments on existing conditions. Rarely does one find a book at once
  so useful to the specialist and so interesting to the tyro.” Hiram
  Bingham.

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 671. Ap. ‘05. 770w.

  “The author tells his story clearly and with spirit, and adds some
  well condensed information about the present state of these
  countries.” E. M. Ll.

   + + — =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 615. Jl. ‘05. 250w.

  “There is nothing extant on this subject either so comprehensive or so
  reliable.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1189. My. 25. ‘05. 390w.

  “A useful and comprehensive volume. This is the first comprehensive
  history in English of the last half-century of the South American
  states—since they attained independence from Spanish control.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 247. F. ‘05. 190w.

  “A most readable, impartial, clear-sighted appreciation of political
  leaders and their motives.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 112. Ja. 28, ‘05. 730w.


=Alcott, Louisa M.= Jack and Jill. $2. Little.

  This new volume in the “Little women” series, is quite as attractive
  as its predecessors and contains eight full-page illustrations by
  Harriet Roosevelt Richards which show us Jack and Jill just as Miss
  Alcott must have wished us to see them.

         =Outlook.= 81: 428. O. 21, ‘05. 40w.


=Alcott, Louisa M.= Under the lilacs. $2. Little.

  Uniform with the other volumes of this new and elaborate edition of
  Miss Alcott’s famous stories, the “Little women” series, “Under the
  lilacs” contains eight full-page pictures by Alice Barber Stephens,
  which make Sancho and his friends seem, if possible, more real than
  ever before.

         =Outlook.= 81: 428. O. 21, ‘05. 40w.

 *       =Nation.= 81: 406. N. 16, ‘05. 150w.

 *   + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 766. D. ‘05. 120w.


* =Alden, Isabella Macdonald (Mrs. George R.) (Pansy, pseud.).= David
Ransom’s watch. †$1.50. Lothrop.

  “When Ben Ransom, David’s younger brother, left the old farm, he took
  $700 ... and he took his father’s old silver watch as well. David
  could ill spare the money. He had to wait another year before he could
  get married. And he was particularly sorry to part with the watch....
  Ben’s life thereafter was full of ups and downs. His restlessness and
  fickleness were his ruin.... David and the old watch both figured
  conspicuously in his later misadventures.... Two threads of
  self-sacrifice run through the tale to meet at last, making ideal
  happiness for the group, from which all the unpleasant folk have been
  eliminated by chances which the unregenerate reader will call
  blessed.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “It has the best plot that she has ever devised.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 347. My. 27, ‘05. 250w.

  * “Is a well-told, pleasing story of commonplace, likable people, with
  plenty of wholesome sentiment flavored with the humor of the soil. It
  is a good book for old and young alike.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 447. Jl. 8, ‘05. 180w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 765. D. ‘05. 60w.


=Alden, William Livingston.= Jimmy Brown trying to find Europe. 60c.
Harper.

  “This new book of Jimmy’s adventures ... deals with the travels of
  James and his friend Mike ... from West Thompsonville, somewhere in
  New York state, to Paris, by way of the fields and country roads, the
  railroad, the canal, a steamboat, and finally a freighter from
  Montreal to Havre. Jimmy is in search of his father and mother, whose
  address, he knows, is ‘Grand Hotel, Europe.’”—N. Y. Times.

         =Critic.= 47: 381. O. ‘05. 70w.

  “Jimmy does not age or grow tiresome.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 398. Je. 17, ‘05. 710w.

  “Jimmy Brown’s fortunes and the manner of telling, while quite frothy,
  are excellent vacation reading.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 252. Ag. 19, ‘05. 160w.


* =Aldrich, Richard.= Guide to The ring of the Nibelung. $1.25. Ditson.

  A trustworthy guide to Wagner’s trilogy for the student and music
  lover. Part I. touches upon Wagner, the man and composer, and the
  circumstances leading to the composition; also gives a resume of the
  legendary sources from which material was drawn; Part II. is an
  authoritative essay upon Wagner’s musico-dramatic system; Part III.
  presents a careful analysis of the three dramas of the trilogy.


=Aldrich, Thomas Bailey.= Judith of Bethulia; a tragedy. $1. Houghton.

  A drama in four acts, written for Nance O’Neil, whose photograph
  appears as the frontispiece. Mr. Aldrich builds the drama from his
  poem, “Judith,” in which the heroine, a strong, just, refined woman,
  is impelled by her religion and patriotism to a deed of unwonted
  daring. He introduces here and there new portions which “show no
  decline of the power to evoke pictorial images and touch deep sources
  of feeling by which the early work of Mr. Aldrich was distinguished.”
  (N. Y. Times).

  “In its compact dramatic action, set forth in verse of a firm yet
  delicate beauty, it has the perennial significance that attaches to
  sincere and masterly workmanship.” Ferris Greenslet.

       + =Atlan.= 96: 422. S. ‘05. 80w.

  “As a play, ‘Judith of Bethulia’ fails to hold the interest, and as a
  poem it fails to reach inspired heights. But it is well worth reading
  in a quiet hour, because of its simplicity, its chasteness and its
  serenity.” Clayton Hamilton.

       + =Bookm.= 21: 101. Mr. ‘05. 520w.

  “A book that is dignified and impressive throughout, a book not
  unworthy of the trained artistic hand which brings it to us as a
  gift.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 48. Ja. 16, ‘05. 420w.

  “Mr. Aldrich’s mastery of poetic atmosphere is so easy, his metrical
  gift so constant, that he accomplishes a feat difficult for most
  writers of modern poetic drama, and weaves his melody and color around
  speeches of mere theatric necessity, and even around broken lines of
  swift dialogue.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 73. Ja. 26, ‘05. 520w.

  “We are the richer for a truly poetic drama, not quite so felicitous
  in imagery and expression as the earlier version and without the swift
  dramatic movement of inevitable events that marks the perfectly
  successful play upon the theatrical side, but dignified and
  imaginative and with the author’s unfailing insight into the
  passionate emotions of human nature.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 18. Ja. 14, ‘05. 400w.


=Alexander, Lucia.= Libro d’oro of those whose names are written in the
Lamb’s book of life; tr. from the Italian by Mrs. Francis Alexander.
*$2. Little.

  A collection of a hundred and twenty-four miracle stories and sacred
  legends written by fathers of the church and published in Italy during
  the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The four
  divisions are: I. Selections from the lives of the holy fathers
  together with the spiritual field; II. Selections from the lives of
  the saints and Beati of Tuscany; III. Selections from the wonders of
  God in His saints, Bologna, 1593; IV. Flowers of sanctity, Venice,
  1726.


=Alexander, Thomas, and Thomson, A. W.= Graphic statics; a graduated
series of problems and practical examples, with numerous diagrams, all
drawn to scale. *50c. Macmillan.

  “The authors first give a set of sixteen graduated problems on
  coplanar forces, solved by means of force and link polygons.... Then
  follows a set of seventeen examples showing application to roof
  trusses, girders, wall, and masonry arches.... The book is intended
  more particularly as an introduction to the author’s Elementary
  applied mechanics.”—Nature.

         =Acad.= 68: 962. S. 16, ‘05. 90w.

  “The treatment is somewhat fragmentary and arbitrary, but, if
  supplemented by the teacher, the course would prepare a student for a
  systematic study of graphic statics.”

       + =Nature.= 71: 507. Mr. 30, ‘05. 100w.


=Alexander, William.= Life insurance company. **$1.50. Appleton.

  A book adapted “to the needs of the average business or professional
  man.... It is a simple, straightforward exposition of the principles
  on which all sound insurance is conducted, including a fair and
  impartial statement of those facts in the history and present
  management of the great American companies which every prospective
  policy-holder should know.”—R. of Rs.

  “The book is certainly informing. It is not altogether solemn either.
  It has its humors, both intentional and unintentional.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 339. My. 27, ‘05. 1030w.

  “A careful and informative treatise on the general subject of life
  insurance.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 392. Je. 10, ‘05. 50w.

   + + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 767. Je. ‘05. 130w.


=Algue, Jose.= Cyclones of the Far East. 2d (rev.) ed. Bureau of public
printing, Manila, P. I.

  This pamphlet issued from the Manila Central observatory, “is printed
  in both English and Spanish, and contains data for the month of July
  upon atmospheric pressure, rainfall, relative humidity, winds,
  magnetic disturbances, earthquakes (including microseismic movements),
  and crop-service reports from four districts and about twenty-five
  towns.” (Nation.)

  “A valuable pamphlet.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 94. F. 2, ‘05. 520w.


=Allaben, Frank.= Concerning genealogies. **50c. Grafton press.

  Suggestions of value for all who are interested in tracing their
  family history. As stated in the preface, the book aims to cover every
  phase of the subject, the sources of information, the methods of
  research, the compiling, the printing, and the publishing of a
  genealogy.

  “It is a volume of practical suggestions, pleasantly worded, and
  embodies the results of much experience in the work.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 276. Ap. 16, ‘05. 50w.

  “One finds little that is new or striking in these rather cleverly
  written pages.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 191. Mr. 9, ‘05. 80w.


=Allbutt, Thomas Clifford.= Historical relations of medicine and surgery
to the end of the 16th century: an address delivered at the St. Louis
congress, 1904. *$1. Macmillan.

  A plea for the “unity of medicine,” especially in England where
  medicine and surgery “have been so radically separated as to be
  regarded as two professions.”

  “The address is well written and interesting.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 788. Je. 24, 430w.

  “The lectures are, of course, largely technical in their treatment ...
  but the general purport is clear enough.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 719. My. 13, ‘05. 210w.


=Allen, Charles Dexter.= American bookplates. *$2.50. Macmillan.

  A new and less expensive edition of a work which appeared ten years
  ago. It is hoped that its reappearance will revive and increase
  interest in book-plate collecting, which fashion has waned
  perceptibly. The book contains the bibliography of Eben Newell Hewins,
  and the rare and interesting book-plate, with few omissions, that
  appeared in the first edition.

  “A work of permanent value for guidance and reference, and freely
  illustrated with examples.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 278. O. 5, ‘05. 120w.

  “The book is simply a reprint, with all the imperfections of the first
  edition reproduced.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 726. O. 28, ‘05. 330w.

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 277. S. 30, ‘05. 180w.


=Allen, Frank Waller.= Back to Arcady. †$1.25. Turner, H. B.

  The Kentucky rose-garden which furnishes the setting for this
  June-time idyl is a fit place for the day dreams of a lonely man who
  had “gone softly” all his days. One day he welcomes to his garden his
  “Lady of Roses,” the daughter of the only woman he had ever loved.
  Here under the jacqueminots he guards with a fatherly eye the
  love-making of this fair Marcia and his neighbor Louis. The very
  summer sunshine and rose garden perfume pervade the story thruout.

  * “It is a tender, graceful little love-story, quaintly told by a
  third person.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 448. D. 16, ‘05. 150w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 832. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.

  * “A sentimental romance which depends for much of its effect upon
  annoying and artificial phrases.”

       — =Outlook.= 81: 833. D. 2, ‘05. 70w.


=Allen, Gardner W.= Our navy and the Barbary corsairs. **$1.50.
Houghton.

  An account of this interesting period of American history written from
  original sources. The events which are scattered over a period of
  forty years (1778-1818) are brought together and tell the story of how
  the United States, in the first years of her national existence,
  rebelled at paying the tribute which all Europe paid to the Mohammedan
  states of north Africa. The story of the success of our little navy,
  the wars with Tripoli and Algiers, the deeds of Preble and Decatur,
  and the adventures of our seamen with the famous pirates is all the
  more romantic because it is true.

  “A good example of a book that is scientific and at the same time
  popular. It is popular by reason of the dramatic quality of the
  information that it contains. Its interest lies in the intrinsic
  interest of its facts. The narrative is plain, simple and
  straightforward.” Charles Oscar Paullin.

   + + + =Am. Hist.= R. 11: 174. O. ‘05. 770w.

  “Dr. Allen has made his work thorough and authoritative, but betrays a
  needless distrust of his own descriptive powers, leaving the more
  dramatic events to be described almost entirely in the words of
  eye-witnesses.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 359. My. 16, ‘05. 290w.

  “Dr. Allen’s story is really as engrossing as a romance. It is safe to
  say that, for the history of the movement as a whole, Dr. Allen is not
  likely to have a successor.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 420. My. 25, ‘05. 1870w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 197. Ap. 1, ‘05. 970w.

  “It is also a historical treatise of no small value, colligating
  clearly and compactly the results of much original as well as
  secondary research, and embodying a survey of astonishingly wide
  range. The work is well written and well balanced throughout.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 79: 707. Mr. 18, ‘05. 280w.


=Alston, Leonard.= Modern constitutions in outline: an introductory
study in political science. *90c. Longmans.

  “Mr. Alston, who is Deputy professor of history in Elphinstone college
  at Bombay, has written a brief but lucid sketch of the constitutions
  of the chief political communities of the modern world. His little
  book was planned to meet the needs of university students; but it will
  have a wider field.... [It] consists of three opening chapters dealing
  respectively with Federalism, and the Two-chamber system, Party
  government, and the Demarcation of powers; and of a second part in
  which a special and more detailed account is given of the
  constitutions of the chief powers of the world.”—Spec.

  “Mr. Alston has done a useful piece of work, which, in its brevity and
  clearness, is a model of the expository functions of a professor.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 620. Ap. 29, ‘05. 410w.


=Altsheler, Joseph A.= The candidate. †$1.50. Harper.

  In this political novel the hero, who is a presidential candidate, is
  accompanied by his niece on a speech-making tour through the West. A
  newspaper correspondent, also in attendance, loves the girl, and is
  largely responsible for the triumph of the candidate. The path of love
  is not smooth, however, for the girl is the betrothed of a
  distinguished politician, whose enmity her uncle has no wish to incur.

  “Mr. Altsheler has given us a thoroughly readable story.” W: M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 391. Je. 1, ‘05. 550w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 135. Mr. 4, ‘05. 120w.

  “‘The candidate’ is by no means an unreadable book, but it is not in
  Mr. Altsheler’s previous best style, nor is it up to his usual level
  of interest. The various elements of plot somehow lack the cohesion
  necessary to weld them into a convincing whole.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 451. Jl. 8, ‘05. 570w.

  “From a literary point of view there is little to be said of the book,
  which merits attention chiefly through giving publicity to campaign
  methods from apparently authentic ‘inside’ information.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 960. Ap. 15, ‘05. 60w.

  “There are certain crudities of plot and language, but one readily
  pardons them because it is a good story and does not turn out in the
  last chapter to be a brief for political reform.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 676. Ap. 29, ‘05. 320w.

  “That story is told with an almost prodigal display of intelligence
  and power.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 760. Je. ‘05. 180w.


=Altsheler, Joseph A.= Guthrie of the Times: a story of success. $1.50.
Doubleday.

  “Mr. Joseph A. Altsheler has deserted the field of warfare for that of
  present-day journalism and politics, and has given us in his ‘Guthrie
  of the Times,’ an interesting and straightforward story of modern
  life—‘a story of success,’ he calls it, and the description is true in
  more senses than one. The scene of the novel is a state unnamed, but
  easily identifiable as Kentucky; the hero is a newspaper writer of
  resource and high ideals; the heroine is a young woman who has to
  become re-Americanized after a life spent mainly abroad. How the hero
  defeats the attempt to impeach a public officer in the interests of a
  corrupt financial enterprise, how the heroine witnessing, admires, and
  how in the end he wins both her love and an unexpected nomination for
  congress, are the chief matters which enlist our interest.”—Dial.

  “One cannot criticize this type of story, however. It is to be enjoyed
  or laid aside, according to taste and temperament. It is very
  American.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 555. My. 6. 370w.

  “The whole story is told to direct and workmanlike effect.” W. M.
  Payne.

       + =Dial.= 38: 15. Ja. 1, ‘05. 220w.

  “Admirable story of southern life. The fresh sane optimism of the book
  is very appealing.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 117. Ja. ‘05. 220w.


=Ames, Joseph Sweetman.= Text-book of general physics, for high schools
and colleges. *$3.50. Am. bk.

  “The general plan of treatment appears to be a general popular
  enunciation of the matter of a section, followed by the more detailed
  discussion of the experiments, apparatus, etc., and ending with a
  historical review and bibliography. This excellent plan has, however,
  at times fallen into the natural mistake of making the popular
  introduction so full as to result in an unnecessary and rather
  confusing repetition of matter, often leaving the reader uncertain as
  to whether he has read all on a given topic or not.”—Educ. R.

  “In spite of the shortcomings in many of the details, the book
  contains very much valuable matter and will prove a desirable addition
  to the library of every physicist.” William Hallock.

   + + — =Educ. R.= 29: 319. Mr. ‘05. 1640w. (Detailed review of
         contents.)

  “The combination of simplicity with accuracy of statement is the
  essential feature of a practicable book for use with beginners in
  college, and it may justly be said of Professor Ames’ volume that it
  possesses this combination of qualities to an unusual degree.” E. L.
  N.

   + + + =Phys. R.= 20: 63. Ja. ‘05. 160w.

  “A distinct defect in this otherwise excellent book is the complete
  absence of illustrative problems.” W. Le Conte Stevens.

   + + — =Science.= n. s. 22: 175. Ag. 11, ‘05. 630w.


=Ames, Oakes.= Orchidaceae: illustrations and studies of the family
orchidaceae, issuing from the Ames botanical laboratory, North Easton,
Mass. **$3. Houghton.

  “This fascicle includes descriptions and plates of five new and
  fourteen old species, a descriptive list of orchids collected in the
  Philippine islands by the United States government botanists, a
  description and figure of a hitherto unrecorded orchid in the United
  States, and a paper entitled ‘Contributions toward a monograph of the
  American species of spiranthes.’”—Science.

         =Bot. G.= 39: 431. Je. ‘05. 160w.

     + + =Country Calendar.= 1: 492. S. ‘05. 50w.

  “The volume is a valuable and interesting contribution to the
  knowledge of a part of one of the most attractive orders of flowering
  plants.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 436. Je. 1, ‘05. 250w.

  “Taken all in all this work is one which must be very highly
  commended.” Charles E. Bessey.

   + + + =Science.= n.s. 21: 786. My. 19, ‘05. 520w.


=Ames, V. B.= Matrimonial primer; with a pictorial matrimonial
mathematics and decorations by Gordon Ross. *75c. Paul Elder.

  Humorous, epigrammatic bits of advice for husband and wife are found
  in this little volume. Its friendly shafts frequently strike home, and
  one may both laugh and profit by them.

  * “The wit sometimes falls to commonplaceness but never to anything
  more objectionable.”

       + =Dial.= 39:384. D. 1, ‘05. 80w.


=Amsden, Dora.= Impressions of Ukiyo-ye, the school of Japanese
colour-print artists. **$1.50. Elder.

  “This study treats of the whole school of Japanese color-print
  artists, and is appropriately illustrated with half-tone reproductions
  of famous paintings. The whole is printed on Japanese paper, and an
  appendix shows facsimiles of the most famous signatures of color-print
  artists, presented in this volume for the benefit of collectors.”—R.
  of Rs.

  “The frequent occurrence of such misstatements as these mar what would
  otherwise be a very acceptable essay, readable, and giving in compact
  form much information useful to those who are becoming interested in
  Ukiyo-ye prints.”

   — — + =Dial.= 39: 16. Jl. 1, ‘05. 520w.

  Reviewed by Charles de Kay.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 445. Jl. 8, ‘05. 1630w.

  “A sympathetic, suggestive analysis of Japanese paintings.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 127. Jl. ‘05. 110w.


* =Andersen, Hans Christian.= Ugly duckling. *75c. Moffat.

  This “centenary edition ... is a small quarto in boards, printed on a
  sort of buff paper, with the added distinction of illustrations by M.
  H. Squire, four colored plates and some pen-drawings.”—Nation.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1385. D. 14, ‘05. 30w.
 *     + =Nation.= 81: 450. N. 30, ‘05. 70w.
 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 744. N. 4, ‘05. 40w.


=Anderson, Edward L., and Collier, Price.= Riding and driving. **$2.
Macmillan.

  “How to select, train and ride a saddle horse is clearly and
  practically explained by Mr. Edward L. Anderson by means of print and
  photography, and in the latter half of the same volume Mr. Price
  Collier not only tells how to drive single, double and four, but also
  gives a large amount of practical information on the care of horses in
  sickness and in health, shoeing, harnessing, feeding and
  stabling.”—Ind.

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1253. Je. 1, ‘05. 70w.

     + + =Nature.= 72: 197. Je. 29, ‘05. 350w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 389. Je. 17, ‘05. 190w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 640. N. ‘05. 80w.

   + + — =Spec.= 95: 471. S. 30, ‘05. 430w.


=Anderson, Frank Maloy.= Constitutions and other select documents,
illustrative of the history of France, 1789-1901. *$2. Wilson, H. W.

  Professor Anderson says: “The practice of studying documents in
  connection with the history courses given in American universities,
  colleges and high schools, has now become so general, and the results
  attained so satisfactory, that the method no longer requires any
  defense.” This document-book has been the outgrowth of personal need
  with classes in the University of Minnesota, when work has been
  hampered by the lack of a convenient collection of documents; also the
  suggestion of compiling such a work was stimulated by the fact that
  French documents are more attractive than any others, and that the
  period of the French Revolution “deserves a volume in English
  presenting as large a portion as possible of the important documents.”
  The book is well printed and strongly bound.

  “The work of the teacher of modern French history will be rendered
  easier and more effective by the publication of Professor Anderson’s
  volume. Professor Anderson’s selection has been made with special
  reference to the requirements of practical work.” Henry E. Bourne.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 407. Ja. ‘05. 530w.


=Andrews, Rev. Samuel James.= Man and the Incarnation; or, Man’s place
in the universe as determined by his relations to the Incarnate Son.
**$1.50. Putnam.

  The author’s discussion of the creation of man, his fall, and his
  redemption through the Incarnate Son of God, is based upon “Premises
  and presupposition belonging to another age,” says the Independent,
  “an age which even saintly character and pathetic pleading cannot call
  back from its tomb.” The outlook for inharmonious man according to the
  author is nothing short of the “great tribulation” which marks the end
  of the world.

       — =Ind.= 59: 152. Jl. 20, ‘05. 70w.

  “He stands entirely outside of our modern way of looking at things.”

       — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 413. S. 23, ‘05. 190w.


=Angell, James Rowland.= Psychology: an introductory study of the
structure and function of human consciousness. *$1.50. Holt.

  Professor Angell sets forth first of all in an elementary way the
  generally accepted facts and principles bearing upon the functional
  and genetic rather than the structural phases of psychology. “In the
  second place, since the real field of psychology is consciousness, the
  purpose of the author is to show how consciousness in cognitive,
  affective and volitional aspects originates and develops.... The third
  division takes up the elementary features of volition, and follows
  this general introduction with a treatment of the relation of volition
  to interest, effort and desire, character and the will, and finally
  the self.” (Pub. Opin.)

  “The book under consideration is one which fills a very genuine and
  widely felt need in the psychological world. Its great merit can be
  stated in a word. It is a treatise sufficiently elementary to be used
  as a textbook for an introductory class, which succeeds in
  co-ordinating the outcome of the analysis of the content of
  consciousness with the functional interpretation of those contents
  which alone can give them rational organization and meaning. The
  influence of Dewey is most evident in the general standpoint, and that
  of James in many of the details of treatment. In comparison with
  James’s classic textbook, it has, however, two advantages—in its
  completeness and in its systematic unity. The affective processes,
  which James nowhere mentions, here receive due treatment, and many
  minor omissions in the older textbook are filled in. The unity of all
  conscious processes is made a central idea in the treatment of each
  one.” Helen Bradford Thompson.

   + + + =Am. J. Soc.= 10: 691. Mr. ‘05. 2240w.

  “The book is essentially a text-book, and has been arranged so as to
  be flexible to emphasis laid on various desired portions.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 382. Ap. ‘05. 90w.

  “The text is readable, the doctrine sound, the teaching effective.”

   + + + =Dial.= 38: 273. Ap. 16, ‘05. 440w.

  “One of the very best of elementary textbooks of the subject.” R. S.
  Woodworth.

   + + — =Educ. R.= 30: 312. O. ‘05. 860w.

  “Numerous works on psychology have appeared in recent years, but this,
  in our opinion, is not only the latest but also the most satisfactory
  of them all. Every sentence in this volume shows the careful
  investigator, who has not only got results, but has also made himself
  so familiar with these results that apparently without effort he
  expresses them in words that are simple and in sentences that are
  clear. Technical readers will not object to this, and untechnical
  readers will especially appreciate it.”

   + + + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 255. F. 18, ‘05. 540w.

  “It is essentially a text-book, and is abundantly supplied with
  cross-references.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 255. F. ‘05. 50w.

  “We feel the gratitude and satisfaction which are due to a thoroughly
  capable thinker who gives us a solid, careful and, so far as is
  desirable in a text for students, original book. There is no need to
  note in detail the many excellent features in content and form or the
  few cases of questionable facts and methods of presentation.” Edward
  L. Thorndike.

   + + + =Science.= n.s. 21: 468. Mr. 24, ‘05. 620w.


=Angus, D. C.= Japan: the eastern wonderland. $1. Cassell.

  “Supposedly ‘Japan, the eastern wonderland,’ was written by a Japanese
  for the amusement and instruction of his friends in England where he
  had received the finishing touches of his education.” (N. Y. Times).
  The narrator, Kotaro, and his sister Hana furnish representative
  Japanese types, in the portrayal of whose lives from infancy up, the
  reader gains a clear idea of conditions, customs and methods of
  Japanese education. “The past of Japan and much of its history is
  dwelt upon in this volume. Wonderful have been the changes made during
  the second half of the last century. There has been the regeneration
  of Japan, feudalism has been abolished, the samurai have had their
  privileges curtailed.... There are no tortures for petty crimes. All
  religions are tolerated. The school children learn their lessons from
  Japanese translations of foreign text books. Native literature is not
  neglected, but it is no longer used as a guide.” (N. Y. Times).

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 45. Ja. 21, ‘05. 540w.


=Angus, Joseph.= Cyclopedic handbook to the Bible: an introduction to
the study of the Scriptures. *$2. Revell.

  “Originally published in 1853, this has been an eminently useful book.
  In its present revised form much has been dropped from it, and much
  added from the gains acquired by a half-century of increasing
  knowledge, while the original plan, with some rearrangement, remains
  the same. Its two divisions, treating the Bible first as a book and
  next as a series of books taken separately, go into manifold
  details.”—Outlook.

  “With some concessions to modern criticism, the general view
  maintained is strongly conservative. For practical uses the old book
  seems likely to remain for long a favorite.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1058. Ap. 29, ‘05. 80w.


=Annandale, Nelson.= Faroes and Iceland. *$1.50. Oxford.

  This book is “occupied chiefly with natural history and ethnology ...
  and ... may be regarded as a series of sociological studies of
  isolated and rather primitive though civilized communities. As such it
  has exceptional interest and value, especially since the communities
  selected for study are of ancient establishment, and have not, in
  recent years, been the subject of any analogous description.”—Nation.

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 271. Ag. 26, 700w.

  “Instructive little volume on these islands of the Far North.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 282. S. 8, ‘05. 1100w.

  “On the whole the book reaps an interesting harvest in a new field.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 225. S. 14, ‘05. 1010w.

  “A most admirable little work,” R. L.

     + + =Nature.= 72: 506. S. 21, ‘05. 580w.

  “The book is an admirable specimen of careful and intelligent
  observations.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 159. Jl. 29, ‘05. 160w.


=Annesley, Charles.= Standard opera glass. $1.50. Brentano’s.

  A new and revised edition of a useful book of reference. It contains
  sketches of the plots of 123 famous operas, with critical and
  biographical notes, dates of production, etc. There are indexes of
  titles and names, and 26 portraits of composers. The contributor of
  the preface, James Huneker, says: “‘The standard opera glass’ is much
  in miniature. It may be put in your pocket and read at home or abroad.
  The author does not burden you with superfluous comment and he tells
  his story neatly, rapidly and without undue emphasis. He reverences
  the classics, admires Wagner, and is liberal to the younger men. What
  more can one ask?”

  “A useful book of reference.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 40. Ja. 21, ‘05. 140w.


=Anthony, Gardner C.= Elements of mechanical drawing. *$1.50. Heath.

  “‘Elements of mechanical drawing’ takes the pupil in hand before he
  has seen a single instrument, and in 152 pages teaches him to make
  full-sized sectional drawings of a complete commutator from a rough
  working sketch jotted down free hand. The author is professor of
  drawing in Tufts college and dean of the department of engineering;
  his textbook, first issued ten years ago as a strictly elemental work,
  is now revised and changed for use in evening drawing schools and
  technical colleges.”—N. Y. Times.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 11. Ja. 7, ‘05. 230w.


=Antrim, Mrs. Minna Thomas (Titian, pseud.).= Knocks—witty, wise and—.
*75c. Jacobs.

  Cynical observations and “dark glass” digs based upon men and women’s
  foibles and weaknesses.


=Apperson, G. L.= Bygone London life: pictures from a vanished past.
*$1.50. Pott.

  “An industrious collection of odds and ends illustrative of the life
  of London in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.... The
  restaurants and coffeehouses, and their frequenters, the swells and
  beaus and macaronies, are depicted by aid of the memoirs, letters, and
  society verse of that day. The effect is much like that of a visit to
  one of the quaint old museums described in chapter IV.”—Am. Hist. R.

  “The especial value of Apperson’s treatment is the literary point of
  view.” Katharine Coman.

       + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 687. Ap. ‘05. 320w.


=Archbald, Anna, and Jones, Georgiana.= Fusser’s book. 75c. Fox.

  An enlarged edition of the “Fusser’s book” which gives advice to
  fussers or flirts in epigrammatic phrases. “Angle for a lady’s hobby,
  and when you’ve hooked it play her. If the lady in turn angles for
  yours, don’t jump at the bait.”


=Aristotle.= Politics; tr. by B. Jowett. *$1. Oxford.

  In an introductory discussion, Aristotle’s relation to his “Politics”
  is clearly defined as that of the utilitarian philosopher, and student
  of human nature, with due emphasis on ethical values as he “treats of
  the state as one of the chief means thru which the individual obtains
  to happiness.” “The object of the ‘Politics’ is both practical and
  speculative; to explain the nature of the ideal city in which the end
  of happiness may be fully realized; to suggest some methods of making
  existent states more useful to the individual citizen than they were
  in Aristotle’s time, or had been in the past.”

  “The analysis and the index are well done.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 463. Ap. 15, 130w.

  “The reprint, which is in a small and convenient volume, will be found
  especially useful by students of political science who are not
  students of Greek.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 96. Ag. 3, ‘05. 430w.


=Armstrong, Sir Walter.= Gainsborough and his place in English art.
$3.50. Scribner.

  A biography which furnishes in nine short chapters a well-ordered
  analysis of the work of perhaps the greatest painter technically.
  “Best of all parts of the book for public guidance is the
  introduction, in which much of the best modern thought on esthetics is
  presented in a concise and clear form. There is discussion of the idea
  that ‘art is the use for subjective expression of a power which
  displays itself objectively in what we call beauty,’ and we are
  reminded that ‘mere correctness of imitation holds no higher place in
  a picture than grammar does in a poem.’ ... An interesting chapter on
  the precursors of Gainsborough traces some characteristics of British
  art back through the seventeenth century to miniaturists of a time
  even before Holbein.... The landscapes and portraits are, properly,
  treated together, for Gainsborough’s art was always that of the
  impressionist who paints hotly under the stimulus of any vision fitted
  to appeal, whether in the shape of a lovely scene in nature or a
  beautiful woman.” (Ind.)

     + + =Ind.= 59: 157. Jl. 20, ‘05. 390w.


=Armstrong, Sir Walter.= Peel collection and the Dutch school. $2.
Dutton.

  As director of the National gallery of Ireland, the author knows well
  how to interpret and value the ideals and success of a school of
  painting. The artists represented in the Peel collection “give to him
  an opportunity of writing a monograph on Dutch painting which, we are
  glad to note, includes several Flemings directly affected by Holland.”
  (Outlook). He uses for illustration the works of Metsu, Terborch,
  Vermeer, Hooghe, Jan Steen, Ostade, Willem and Adrien van de Velde,
  Wouwerman, Hobbema, Ruisdael, Cuijp, Koninck, and Hals. The book is
  interesting in itself, and of value to those who wish a better
  understanding of Dutch art.

  “An acute and valuable critical essay on the Dutch school.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 194. Mr. 9, ‘05. 670w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 591. S. 9, ‘05. 440w.

  “A particularly important contribution to the better understanding of
  Dutch art.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 452. F. 18, ‘05. 200w.


* =Armstrong, Sir Walter.= Sir Joshua Reynolds, first president of the
Royal academy. *$3.50. Scribner.

  “A popular reprint of a monumental work on the English portrait
  painter, first published five years ago, by the greatest living
  authority on the subject.... Particularly is Sir Walter Armstrong to
  be congratulated for his fine sense of selection, by which he has
  drawn what is truthful and distinctive from the early biographies;
  also for his critical estimates, which have stood the most searching
  and eager tests of five years of criticism.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “Presents in conclusion to a thorough and interesting biography a
  sympathetic picture of an unsympathetic man, a guarded estimate of a
  deliberate artist.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 31. D. ‘05. 220w.

  * “The public is to be congratulated on having so authoritative a work
  thus brought within reasonable reach while maintaining a high standard
  of manufacture.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 445. N. 30, ‘05. 110w.

 *   + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 796. N. 25, ‘05. 230w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 704. N. 25, ‘05. 110w.


* =Arnim, Mary Annette (Beauchamp) gräfin von.= Princess Priscilla’s
fortnight. †$1.50. Scribner.

  The author of “Elizabeth and her German garden” has written of an
  experience in the life of her grand ducal highness, the Princess
  Priscilla. “Aided and accompanied by the good old ducal librarian,
  Priscilla, feeling her ‘soul starved’ in the dull little court,
  runs away and lives for two miserable weeks the life of a
  nobody-in-particular. Just what happened, what mischief she did,
  and how it all ended, the author tells with her own arch humor....
  She pricks pretty effectually the cult and cant of ‘simple life,’
  its natural collapse being ‘a by-product of the vivacious tale.’”
  (N. Y. Times.)

  * “We may as well confess at once that Elizabeth has enchanted us
  again. Either she throws her spell over you, and then you follow with
  delight wherever she leads: or your temperament resists her spell, and
  then you take umbrage at her airs, and, in the present volume, at her
  ragged plot and occasional heaviness of phrase.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 1229. N. 25, ‘05. 570w.

 *     + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 682. N. 18. 230w.

  * “This volume is highly characteristic of its writer. We get the
  usual epigrammatic humor, not without cynicism, the usual liveliness
  of narration and dialogue, and, it must be confessed, the usual
  absurdities and exaggerations. The characters, though overdrawn, are
  full of interest.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 488. D. 14, ‘05. 370w.

  * “Is well worth reading, not only for the genuine enjoyment it will
  give, but for its sensible and logical ‘conclusion of the whole
  matter.’”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 794. N. 25, ‘05. 650w.

  * “The story, although slight and farcical, is very amusing and good
  reading for a leisure hour.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 708. N. 25, ‘05. 180w.


=Asakawa, Kanichi.= Early institutional life of Japan. *$1.75. Scribner.

  “The author devotes his first and longest chapter to a description of
  Japanese institutions as they existed about 500 A. D. Then follow two
  chapters, one on the events leading up to the reform, the other, a
  particularly good one, on the political doctrine of the Chinese by
  which the reformers were so strongly influenced. Next comes a long
  chapter on the new institutions introduced under Kotoku and his
  successor; and lastly a short chapter sketches the subsequent
  development.”—Nation.

  “Next to Mr. Chamberlain’s translation of the ‘Kojiki’ with its
  invaluable introduction and notes, this volume by Dr. Asakawa is first
  in importance of works in English upon the period of which it treats.”
  George William Knox.

   + + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 128. O. ‘05. 590w.

  “It seems hardly too much to say that he has here laid the foundation
  stone for the critical study of early Japanese institutions. The
  author’s style is clear for the most part. The author is to be
  congratulated on having successfully accomplished a difficult piece of
  pioneer work.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 57. Ja. 19, ‘05. 1060w.


=Asakawa, K.= Russo-Japanese conflict: its causes and issues. **$2.
Houghton.

  Dr. Asakawa “has made a most illuminating and complete statement of
  the needs and aspirations of the Japanese people, which led them to
  take up arms against Russia.” (R. of Rs.) “He accepts tacitly the
  economic interpretation of history upon which Karl Marx and his
  followers insist, proving that the vast increase in the population of
  Japan requires an outlet on the Asiatic mainland, and setting forth
  the right and interests recently acquired by Japan in both Manchuria
  and Korea.... The book contains portraits of the statesmen who figure
  in its pages and may be taken as a valuable contribution to
  contemporary history from the end of the war with China through the
  diplomatic correspondence immediately following the outbreak of
  hostilities.” (Dial). The author is lecturer on the civilization and
  history of East Asia at Dartmouth college.

  “No subject of a neutral power could have written a more impartial
  account of the long diplomatic engagement which preceded the outbreak
  of hostilities in the far East. The special and quite unusual virtue
  of this book is the elimination of moral standards and patriotic
  sentiment from the discussion of a present-day conflict.” Ferdinand
  Schwill.

   + + + =Am. J. Soc.= 10: 701. Mr. ‘05. 170w.

  “His whole statement is cool, temperate, and wonderfully free from
  heat or special pleading.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 92. Jl. ‘05. 200w.

  “A clear and logical presentation of the cause of his native land,
  with an endeavor to make an unprejudiced statement of the side of its
  adversaries also. In the latter effort he is as successful as anyone
  could reasonably expect, his desire to quote from Russian authorities
  wherever they have spoken amounting to solicitude. Of the broad causes
  leading up to hostilities, Dr. Asakawa tells us little not already
  known. But in details and the marshalling of facts he is far fuller
  than anyone preceding him.” Wallace Rice.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 9. Ja. 1, ‘05. 760w.

  “It is a statement ... remarkable for both its brevity and its
  restraint. The book is so dispassionately written that the nationality
  of the author if not disclosed would hardly have been guessed. It is
  one of the strong points of Dr. Asakawa’s argument that he does not
  take very high moral ground. His statement of causes leading to the
  war is rather political than moral.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 98. F. 2, ‘05. 1060w.

  “Another thoughtful philosophical work.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 124. Ja. ‘05. 70w.

  * “His book should be indispensable to all who study the outbreak of
  one of the greatest wars, in effect as well as extent, of which
  history tells us.”

   + + + =Spec.= 95: 695. N. 4, ‘05. 210w.

  “A real and permanent contribution to historical and political
  science, as well as an interesting and timely book. The map leaves
  much to be desired.” Amos S. Hershey.

   + + — =Yale R.= 14: 92. My. ‘05. 940w.


=Asbury, Francis.= Heart of Asbury’s journal; ed. by Ezra Squier Tipple.
*$1.50. Eaton.

  “The memory of this main pioneer and organizer of American Methodism
  is now honored by substantial extracts, covering the forty-five years
  of his ministry in this country, in a revised and corrected text....
  The author wrote by fits and starts, under all the difficulties of a
  laborious and constant itinerary, and the compiler has not improved
  his unpretentious jottings beyond recognition, but one may find items
  of antique or curious interest.”—Nation.

  “Its chief interest is in connection with a history of early
  Methodism, with side-lights on manners and customs.”

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 716. Ap. ‘05. 70w.

  “It is a fascinating ecclesiastical romance which all Christian folk
  will enjoy.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 189. Ag. ‘05. 60w.

       + =Nation.= 80: 153. F. 23, ‘05. 220w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 99. F. 18, ‘05. 540w.

  “The best and almost the only record of the infancy of his church on
  this continent.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 449. F. 18, ‘05. 100w.


=Ascham, Roger.= English works of Roger Ascham: ed. by William Aldis
Wright. $1.50. Macmillan.

  Included in the “Cambridge English classics,” this volume contains
  “Toxophilus,” “Report of the affaires and state of Germany,” and “The
  scholemaster,” all of which appear in the original spelling. “The
  scholemaster” has long been “one of the original documents” in
  educational literature, but the most popular portion of the volume is
  “Toxophilus,” a treatise on archery.

  “No better edition of Ascham’s text is ever likely to be printed.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 144. F. 4. 250w.

  “Mr. Wright’s task has been to ensure the purity of the text. The
  curious and readable part of this collection is in the teaching of bow
  shooting; the immortal part lies in the chapters on education.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 112. F. 9, ‘05. 120w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 168. Mr. 18, ‘05. 340w.

  “The name on the title-page is sufficient guarantee of the care with
  which the text has been reproduced and of the editorial work done on
  the volume.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 349. F. 4, ‘05. 110w.

  “Edited by a true scholar.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 406. Mr. 18, ‘05. 1600w.


=Ashe, Sydney Whitmore, and Keiley, J. D.= Electric railways
theoretically and practically treated. **$2.50. Van Nostrand.

  The plan of this text-book is “to cover first a few essential
  principles of motor and car operation, including the testing of
  equipments. Next the component parts of the car equipment are treated
  in detail.” (Engin. N.) There are six folding plates and 172 text
  illustrations.

  “A general criticism which may be made on all parts of the work is
  that every subject is treated too briefly, in fact, one might almost
  say hurriedly. The material is excellent, and it is well arranged for
  general reading and for reference. It is undoubtedly more complete
  than any other concise treatment of the subject.” Henry H. Norris.

   + + — =Engin. N.= 53: 532. My. 18, ‘05. 950w.


=Ashley, Percy.= Modern tariff history: Germany, United States, France.
*$3. Dutton.

  The tariff histories of Germany, France, and the United States are
  offered in brief form “for the purpose of showing how these countries
  have met the problems of free trade and protection. It is the work of
  a politician and an economist, who felt the necessity of coming to a
  clear and unprejudiced understanding of the great problem.” (N. Y.
  Times). The tariff history of Germany is outlined from the formation
  of the Zollverein to the present time. The lesson which the author
  draws from his investigation of the experience of Germany is
  summarized as follows: “Changes in tariff policy have been only one,
  and commonly not the most important, among the many causes of her
  economic progress.” “Of the French tariff legislation,” says Mr.
  Ashley, “it can be said with some confidence that, whatever it may
  have done to maintain agriculture—and even there it is arguable that
  it has encouraged the continuance of old fashioned methods—it has
  wrought little good and in various ways much harm to industry and
  commerce.” The tariff legislation in the United States is traced from
  its beginning, and in conclusion he argues that while America has in
  the past benefited by a protective policy, the time has come when the
  abandonment promises greater results.

  “Mr. Ashley’s style is remarkable for a certain freshness and vitality
  which makes his book easy reading in spite of the abstruseness of the
  subject. Taking it altogether the book is well worth while.” J. E.
  Conner.

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 598. S. ‘05. 330w.

  “Derived almost wholly from secondary sources intelligently selected,
  they afford in short compass a good sketch of the history of the
  tariff during the past century in the three countries. It suffices to
  say that Mr. Ashley employs the historical method judiciously and
  effectively, with an evident knowledge of its limitations. Instructive
  as is this comparative tariff history in many other respects, it is
  peculiarly excellent as affording an insight into what is called
  neo-mercantilism, and its correlative—which might perhaps be called
  neo-libertarianism.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 138. F. 16, ‘05. 1040w.

  “He has given an interesting history of the tariff in three great
  countries, but we cannot see how the results of his studies are going
  to enlighten his countrymen very much.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 7. Ja. 7, ‘05. 1480w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 510. Ap. ‘05. 120w.


=Ashley, William James.= Progress of the German working classes in the
last quarter of a century. *60c. Longmans.

  A good economic monograph written in a spirit of moderation and of
  especial value to those who are interested in the fiscal controversy.

  “It is very readable.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 587. My. ‘05. 170w.

         =Nation.= 81: 266. S. 28, ‘05. 550w.

  “In a small compass he has collected most of the facts bearing on the
  question, and he has handled his statistics with the skill and the
  fairness which are to be expected from him.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 618. Ap. 29, ‘05. 440w.


=Ashmore, Sidney Gillespie.= Classics and modern training. **$1.25.
Putnam.

  “A series of addresses suggestive of the value of classical studies to
  education, published in the hope of interesting the general reader in
  a few matters connected with the study of Greek and Latin, and, if
  possible, to call attention to the value of the ancient language and
  literature to education.”—Bookm.

         =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 587. My. ‘05. 30w.

       + =Dial.= 39: 70. Ag. 1, ‘05. 330w.

  “Professor Ashmore’s plea for the classics in modern training is well
  considered and presented, but, naturally, does not contribute anything
  very novel to the discussion.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 273. Ag. 3, ‘05. 20w.

     + + =Nation.= 81: 119. Ag. 10, ‘05. 610w.

  “Taken together, the papers have more to do with Greek than with
  Latin.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 85. F. 11, ‘05. 120w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 219. Ap. 8, ‘05. 650w.

       + =Outlook.= 80: 390. Je. 10, ‘05. 120w.

  “Mr. Ashmore’s attitude is philosophic rather than polemic.”

       + =Sat. R.= 99: 676. My. 20. ‘05. 90w.

       + =Spec.= 94: 791. My. 27, ‘05. 360w.


At the sign of the fox, by the author of The garden of a commuter’s
wife. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  At the Sign of the fox a girl who has been an art student tries to
  retrieve her father’s shattered fortunes by serving tea to travelers
  passing in carriage or motor car. Two men enter into the story, an
  artist who had painted the heroine’s portrait unknown to her, and a
  silent sad man with a haunting past, a dog and a gun. There are other
  characters and other dogs, and much that is chatty and domestic.

  “The author has a strong love of nature, and her sketches of outdoor
  life have atmosphere and charm.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 397. S. 23. 230w.

  “The book is one of those that leave a pleasant taste behind them.”
  Frederic Taber Cooper.

       + =Bookm.= 22: 134. O. ‘05. 280w.

       + =Critic.= 47: 381. O. ‘05. 60w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 394. Je. 17, ‘05. 150w.

  “In short, a very feminine sentimental book, but not nearly so good
  reading as, say, the same author’s ‘Woman errant.’”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 476. Jl. 15, ‘05. 500w.

  “But, apart from plot, there is much to admire and enjoy in this
  spirited and cleverly written book—notably its honest thrusts at
  social pretentiousness and humbug.”

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 835. Jl. 29, ‘05. 160w.

  “It is all very sweet and wholesome, though we find parts of it a
  heavy tax on credulity.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 504. O. 14, ‘05. 150w.

  “The story is eminently readable, although it has not, perhaps, quite
  the subtle charm which distinguished the first book by this author.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 434. S. 23, ‘05. 140w.


=Atherton, Gertrude Franklin (Frank Lin, pseud.).= Bell in the fog, and
other stories. †$1.25. Harper.

  Ten stories which deal with both the natural and the supernatural.
  Besides the title story they include: ‘The striding place,’ ‘The dead
  and the countess,’ ‘The greatest good of the greatest number,’ ‘A
  monarch of a small survey,’ ‘The tragedy of a snob,’ ‘Crowned with one
  crest,’ ‘Death and the woman,’ ‘A prologue (to an unwritten play),’
  ‘Talbot of Ursula.’

  “The stories are not bad, considered as magazine stories. They show,
  most of them, something of Mrs. Atherton’s characteristic qualities—a
  certain rough power of presentation and an insight into character,
  especially feminine character. But there is no unifying thought
  running through all this miscellany. In some we are taken to that
  mysterious borderland, the ‘great pale world.’ But Mrs. Atherton’s art
  is not delicate enough for such a theme; neither, to speak plainly, is
  her mastery over the English language sufficient.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 127. F. 11, ‘05. 260w.

  “All are characterized by the sort of passionate virility, the
  picturesque materialism, with which Mrs. Atherton’s previous books
  have made us familiar. Its faults are want of balance, judgment and
  restraint.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 238. F. 25. 390w.

  “The dominant note of the book is—uncanny. The stories, needless to
  say, are told by one who can tell them well, but they are the result
  of introspection rather than of observation.”

       + =Cath. World.= 29: 129. Ap. ‘05. 140w.

  “The method is careless, there is no delicacy of touch, and the
  dialogue in almost all the stories is preposterous.”

     — — =Critic.= 46: 477. My. ‘05. 150w.

  “[The first is] a charming tale, having that touch of the occult
  always so fascinating—a faraway suggestion of Poe’s ‘Lady Ligeia.’ The
  other nine stories vary in everything save in the artistic manner of
  their handling.... Like Mr. Howells, Mrs. Atherton gives such
  imaginings the perfect touch by leaving everything vague and
  unexplained, and by placing them in a setting of real people and
  things thrown upon her canvas with her own surpassing skill.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 114. F. 25, ‘05. 600w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 704. Mr. 18, ‘05. 40w.

  “If anyone can tell what they are all about or why they were written
  it is Mr. James, and professional ethics will probably seal his lips.”

       — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 298. F. 25, ‘05. 140w.


=Atherton, Gertrude Franklin (Frank Lin, pseud.).= Travelling thirds.
†$1.25. Harper.

  Mr. Moulton, the reader for a publishing house, with his wife and two
  daughters, who have become accustomed to a literary atmosphere, and
  his niece, Catalina, a madcap California girl, decide to tour the
  continent. The story concerns the romances which they meet with and
  the grand passion which comes to Catalina, who finally quarrels with
  her relatives and is left the sole interest of the closing pages of
  the book. The story derives its name from the fact that the party
  traveled third class thru Spain.

  * “The story as a story is of no importance. As an invitation to
  travel in Spain it is persuasive and alluring.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 1263. D. 2, ‘05. 230w.

  * “Can scarcely be considered with its writer’s more serious work.”
  Olivia Howard Dunbar.

     + — =Critic.= 47: 510. D. ‘05. 190w.

     * + =Lond. Times.= 4: 383. N. 10, ‘05. 370w.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 671. O. 14, ‘05. 390w.

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 530. O. 28, ‘05. 60w.


Athlete’s garland. Rice, W., comp. **80c. McClurg.

  The compiler has gathered together from many sources, verses relating
  exclusively to athletic sports. There are no restrictions as to
  authorship, and the volume includes translations from Homer, Pindar
  and Virgil, verses by Byron, Swinburne, Emerson, Stevenson, Kipling,
  Whitman and many others, and several anonymous selections.

  “Good taste and judgment characterize this selection throughout.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 423. Je. 16, ‘05. 160w.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 332. My. 20, ‘05. 270w.


=Atkins, James.= Kingdom in the cradle. $1.25. Pub. house of M. E.
church S.

  After a preliminary discussion of the problems confronting the
  Christian world, the author shows that ultimate spiritual triumph will
  result only from proper “growth of the seed.” Chapters follow
  outlining the course of child development spiritually, including
  Christ’s doctrine of the child and the kingdom, The child as the
  subject of religious education, The church and the home, The child in
  the home and The Sunday school as a field of training.


=Atkinson, Edward.= Facts and figures: the basis of economic science.
**$1.50. Houghton.

  “In a volume published under the title ‘Facts and figures,’ Mr. Edward
  Atkinson has collected several essays on the protective tariff and the
  cost of war and warfare.”—R. of Rs.

  Reviewed by Winthrop More Daniels.

       — =Atlan.= 95: 561. Ap. ‘05. 420w.

  “It may also be doubted whether the science of economics will be
  greatly advanced by papers which the author admits were sent to press
  without such complete revision and condensation as would have been
  suitable.” Arthur B. Woodford.

       — =Dial.= 39: 111. S. 1, ‘05. 400w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 455. Jl. 8, ‘05. 720w.


=Atkinson, Fred Washington.= Philippine islands. *$3. Ginn.

  “The material for this book was gathered by the author when he was at
  the head of public education in the Philippine islands. Its
  information is of the encyclopaedic sort, conveyed clearly and
  pleasantly. About a quarter of the book is given to a brief summary of
  the geography and history of the islands. The rest of the book is
  devoted to an account of the people and the conditions under which
  they live. The author’s views of the character of the people and of
  the proper mode of government for them are in harmony with the present
  administration. The book is illustrated with half-tone reproductions
  of photographs.”—Outlook.

  “It is a sort of popular presentation of the subject that the ordinary
  reader will find intelligible.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 528. O. 28, ‘05. 180w.

  * “Professor Willis and Doctor Atkinson complement each other’s work.
  Profit may be drawn from both books. More specifically, however, we
  are compelled to admit that Dr. Atkinson is too complaisant as to
  present administrative tendencies.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 667. N. 18, ‘05. 250w.

  * “Of recent publications on the Philippines, one of the most useful
  from the point of view of the general reader is the work by Fred W.
  Atkinson.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 638. N. ‘05. 130w.


=Atkinson, George Francis.= College textbook of botany. *$2. Holt.

  In expanding his elementary botany of 1898 into a college text, Prof.
  Atkinson leaves many chapters on the physiological part practically
  untouched, while others are thoroughly revised especially on the
  subjects of nutrition and digestion. One subject elaborated for the
  purpose of bringing it abreast of the times is morphology of
  fertilization in the gymnosperms and angiosperms. Chapters on the
  classification of algæ and fungi, and on ecology have also been
  changed and added to. The treatment falls into five parts, Physiology,
  Morphology and life history of representative plants, Plant members in
  relation to environment, Vegetation in relation to environment, and
  Representative families of angiosperms.

  “Professor Atkinson has covered the whole general field in a way that
  indicates an unusually wide familiarity with the various divisions of
  the subject.” J. M. C.

     + + =Bot. G.= 39: 424. Je. ‘05. 310w.

  “It is certainly an excellent text-book for a general introductory
  course in college.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 270. Ag. 3, ‘05. 40w.


=Atkinson, Thomas D.= English architecture. $1.25. Dutton.

  The author aims to give the mere elements or grammar of the great
  subject of English architecture. There are chapters on Romanesque,
  Gothic and Renaissance art, on churches, monasteries, and houses; each
  subject is treated historically. A conclusion deals with the French
  influence. There are 200 tiny illustrations.

  “Succinct outline to the vast subject of English architecture, on its
  structural and what may be called its actual aspects.”

     + + =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 89. Je. ‘05. 230w.

  “This book is notably sensible in its historical and critical
  remarks.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 291. Ap. 13, ‘05. 620w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 759. Mr. 25, ‘05. 60w.


=Auchincloss, W. S.= Book of Daniel unlocked. *$1. Van Nostrand.

  A new edition of this study of the book of Daniel which shows the
  sidereal year to be God’s own standard of time and thereby “vindicates
  the statements of Daniel and fixes on them the seal of truth.” The
  text of the book of Daniel is given, interspersed with comments in
  red.

  “Is an interesting specimen of ingenious exegesis.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 134. S. 16, ‘05. 110w.

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 540. O. 21, ‘05. 190w.


* =Austin, Alfred (Lamia, pseud.).= Garden that I love. *$2. Macmillan.

  A new edition of the poet laureate’s sketches and poetical essays
  first published ten years ago. “This is an illustrated edition, the
  pictures being reproductions in colour of work by Mr. George S.
  Elgood, R. I. These are sixteen in number, and are for the most part
  what we may call ‘flower landscapes.’ ... But whatever their
  character, the pictures are most attractive.” (Spec.)

 *   + + =Acad.= 68: 1134. O. 28, ‘05. 60w.

  * “The binding is not wholly to our taste.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 475. O. 7. 70w.

  * “The color designs of George S. Elgood, R. I., are quite out of the
  common—exquisite, indeed; and in the end the purchaser may prefer them
  to the touch-and-go discursiveness of the text.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 381. N. 9, ‘05. 90w.

 *   + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 834. D. 2, ‘05. 170w.

  * “This edition is illustrated in color with drawings that are as
  delightful as the text.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 889. D. 9, ‘05. 50w.

 *   + + =Spec.= 95: 573. O. 14, ‘05. 160w.


=Austin, Alfred (Lamia, pseud.).= Poet’s diary. $2. Macmillan.

  “Italy and things Italian—a fertile theme—are the principal topics
  discussed; and well does the diarist know his Rome and Florence....
  Changing one word of the poet’s warning to orators, we may say, ‘The
  gift of diary-writing, like the gift of writing mellifluous poetry, is
  a sorry and dangerous one unless inspired, sustained and restrained by
  ‘Reason in her most exalted moods.’’”—Dial.

  “Dexterously spinning out sentence after sentence and paragraph after
  paragraph with a facile grace of composition, a deft interweaving of
  literary allusion and quotation, a ready succession of pleasing ideas,
  that cannot but excite our admiration. The diarist’s manner is
  winsome, and it seems ungracious to damn his book with faint praises;
  but not even the most gifted of us, not even a poet laureate, can
  always attain perfection.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 129. F. 16, ‘05. 330w.

       + =Westminster Review.= 163: 115. Ja. ‘05. 400w.


=Austin, Martha Waddill.= Tristam and Isoult. $1. Badger, R: G.

  “Instead of the German legend which pictures the character of Mark as
  a mild, noble, benign old man,” Mrs. Austin uses the text of Mallory
  which views King Mark as a “base, crafty, false-hearted scheming
  coward,” and “tells how, wearied in the struggle against Mark’s
  unremitting treachery Sir Tristam after the vile betrayal and battle
  behind the chapel on the rocks, in which he came so near to losing his
  life, bore Queen Isoult into her Launcelot’s country, and there lived
  with her in the castle of Joyous Garde.”


=Austin, Mary. Isidro.= †$1.50. Houghton.

  “A tale of love and spring in Old California,” and of Isidro, whose
  proud determined father had vowed his son to the church while still in
  his cradle. The boy on his way to begin his novitiate with the fathers
  of St. Francis, meets a shepherd lad who proves to be “the one woman
  in the world.” He suffers hardships thru a series of adventures into
  which a delightful old priest, a fugitive, and a halfbreed of wild
  passion and heroic spirit enter.

  “The story is well imagined and told with a delightful swing in a
  style that is vigorous, though at times too mannered.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 810. Ag. 5, ‘05. 150w.

  “Mary Austin has achieved that admirable success, which is none too
  common, of telling a romantic tale with such vivid realism, a tale of
  bygone years with such graphic assurance of detail, as to make even
  the most melodramatic of her episodes seem quite within the range of
  credibility.” F. T. Cooper.

     + + =Bookm.= 21: 601. Ag. ‘05. 530w.

       + =Ind.= 59: 210. Jl. 27, ‘05. 90w.

  * “Is a masterpiece in the particulars of literary style, and time-old
  spirit.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1154. N. 16, ‘05. 30w.

  “That language has a character of its own and a fitness to the
  honorable service of the romance of old California. Mary Austin has
  the gift of the witchcraft of romance.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 285. Ap. 29, ‘05. 570w.

  “Not a great piece of fiction, but carefully written, and presenting
  interesting types of character well-drawn, and a charming background
  of landscape.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 445. Je. 17, ‘05. 50w.

  “A novel that will have a permanent place, not as a masterpiece, but
  as a well-wrought story of another ‘phase of American existence that,
  within the touch of present time, has passed away.’”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 974. Je. 24, ‘05. 200w.

  “Aside from the considerable charm of the story, the account given of
  the relation existing between the missions and their converts, and of
  the breaking up of these religious settlements, is well worth while.”

     + + =Reader.= 6: 239. Jl. ‘05. 340w.

  “The story is pleasantly told with a wealth of local colour, and will
  please lovers of romantic adventure.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 100: 122. Jl. 22, ‘05. 170w.


Auto fun. **$1. Crowell.

  A collection of drawings and skits, jibes and jests taken from “Life.”
  The artists contributing are Gibson, Kemble, Cushing, Bayard Jones, C.
  F. Taylor, and others. It is a novelty and sure to please the motor
  car devotees.

 *   + + =Dial.= 39: 389. D. 1, ‘05. 130w.

  “The level of these caricatures is uncommonly high in respect of
  invention and artistic technique.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 360. N. 2, ‘05. 70w.


=Avery, Elroy McKendree.= History of the United States and its people.
In 12 vol. Vol. 1., $6.25. Burrows.

  Mr. Avery aims to cover the entire ground of American history from the
  earliest records to the present time. It is intended as a popular
  history, but there is supplied an abundance of bibliographical data
  which all students and those who wish to pursue historical
  investigations will find particularly useful. The maps, also, are more
  satisfactory than those which commonly appear in American works of
  this character. The style is easy, flowing, sometimes conversational.
  Graphic anecdotes or storiettes enliven the serious matter. Among the
  features demanding special praise the technical make-up must not be
  forgotten. The size is convenient, the paper excellent, the type clear
  and large, and there is a broad margin with notes.

  “Both in statement and conclusion, furthermore, the text is generally
  in accord with the best literature of the subjects treated. Some
  obscurities, errors, and other defects have escaped detection.”
  William R. Shepherd.

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 852. Jl. ‘05. 2140w.

  “While the style has a certain pleasing smoothness, the reluctance of
  the author to interrupt this compels him to fail, at crucial points,
  to state explicitly what he is talking about, and the result for the
  reader is perplexity. Our verdict regarding Dr. Avery’s bibliography
  must also be that it might be improved.” Edward S. Corwin.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 596. My. ‘05. 1000w.

  “We incline to the belief that on the whole no treatment of the period
  of discovery has been more satisfactorily prepared. If the succeeding
  volumes equal in excellence the present book, this history will be the
  best complete history of our country yet written.” Amy C. Rich.

   + + + =Arena.= 33: 447. Ap. ‘05. 2160w.

         =Critic.= 46: 190. F. ‘05. 120w.

  “In a general way Dr. Avery is fully abreast of modern scholarship. Of
  really serious errors in the book there are none. The great weakness
  of the book lies in the absence of page references. Dr. Avery’s style
  of writing is smooth and flowing. It is altogether too flowery either
  for a permanent classic or for a serious piece of historical work.”
  Anna Heloise Abel.

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 262. Ap. 16, ‘05. 1150w.

  “The advance sheets have been submitted to special students on the
  subjects treated. But they could not, without rewriting his book,
  correct his point of view. Rarely takes the trouble to come to a
  conclusion of his own. On the whole the book is well and attractively
  written and is accurate as to fact.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 380. F. 16, ‘05. 800w.

  * “While accuracy of detail has been secured thru several revisions by
  specialists, the emphasis is bad and the literary style is often
  stilted.”

   + + — =Ind.= 59: 1156. N. 16, ‘05. 50w.

  “Dr. Avery’s text stands well the test of critical examination. The
  narrative ... is systematically compressed, but it is well
  proportioned, and gives evidence throughout of careful use of
  authorities and of intelligent and restrained judgment. From a
  literary point of view, the history is eminently readable, though the
  style shows a tendency to ornateness.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 69. Ja. 26, ‘05. 360w.

  “Reasonably full, critical, and even iconoclastic in many respects. To
  judge then, from vol. I. this history bids fair to become popular in
  the best sense of the term. It is certainly not dry—parts of it
  reading like a stirring romance. Now and then he goes perhaps a trifle
  too far in his impartiality.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 20. Ja. 14, ‘05. 1420w.

  “He is, then, accurate. He is also the possessor of a very agreeable
  style.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 41. S. 2, ‘05. 580w.

  Reviewed by H. Addington Bruce.

     + + =Reader.= 6: 588. O. ‘05. 560w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 30: 756. D. ‘04. 230w.



                                   B


=B., T.= Upton letters. **$1.25. Putnam.

  “To those of us who, with Stevenson, pray for the quiet mind, ‘The
  Upton letters’ by ‘T. B.’ are a help in that direction. Simple and
  natural, sane and human, these reflective utterances on literary,
  moral, and educational themes, and on the commonplaces of daily life,
  have the charm that belongs to the genuine expression of a good mind
  and heart. They are the letters of a master in an English public
  school to a friend (’Herbert’) sojourning in Madeira for his health;
  and they run through the year 1904, being brought to a close by the
  friend’s death.”—Dial.

  “For all its timidity the book is a bugle-call.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 703. Jl. 8, ‘05. 1420w.

  “The comments on certain aspects of modern life are always very
  readable, sometimes valuable; but the book is notable mainly for its
  poetical outlook and unfailing facility of expression.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 742. Je. 17. 1280w.

  * “The book is delightful enough to stand on its own merits.” H. W.
  Boynton.

       + =Atlan.= 96: 849. D. ‘05. 580w.

  “It is an intimate narrative, but the intimacy is of a highly
  self-respecting sort, and the picture of the writer which the book
  leaves upon the reader’s mind is very winning.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 476. N. ‘05. 110w.

  “The little volume will create no sensation (heaven forbid!), but it
  will greatly content a choice few among the readers of books.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 212. O. 1, ‘05. 310w.

  * “The letters are truly literature, and every page gives evidence of
  broad and careful scholarship, wide reading and a soul concerned with
  high and serious things. As a whole the volume is intensely
  satisfactory and is one that may be read and read again by those who
  care to think and know how to think.”

     + + =Educ. R.= 30: 530. N. ‘05. 310w.

  “‘The Upton letters’ makes excellent quiet reading for those to whom
  such a mind as the author’s is attractive.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 195. Je. 16, ‘05. 370w.

  “These letters depend solely upon their intrinsic merit. This is
  unquestionably high. Without literary affectation, the style is that
  of a literary man.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 283. S. 30, ‘05. 200w.

  “Barring a slight stiffness and an occasional assumption of weariness
  and ennui, the letters are as good as anything of the kind that have
  appeared since Huxley’s were given to the world.”

   + + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 601. N. 4, ‘05. 140w.

 *     + =Spec.= 95: 289. Ag. 26, ‘05. 1740w.


=Bacon, Benjamin Wisner.= Story of St. Paul. **$1.50. Houghton.

  This book is the outgrowth of a series of university extension
  lectures delivered at Providence, R. I., and New Haven, Conn. It is a
  comparison of the accounts of the life of St. Paul, as found in the
  acts and the epistles, and Professor Bacon’s object is to point out
  the differences in these two sources in order that the records may
  later be harmonized.

   + + — =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 542. Jl. ‘05. 920w.

  “Excellent book.”

     + + =Atlan.= 95: 704. My. ‘05. 390w.

  “Although intended for popular reading, is less a life of the great
  apostle than a critical inquiry into the disputes and controversies
  connected with his life.”

       + =Cath. World.= 80: 540. Ja. ‘05. 550w.

  * “Is the clearest and ablest presentation of this subject yet made by
  an American.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 1160. N. 16, ‘05. 40w.

  “A misnomer. It should rather be called A study in St. Paul, for Dr.
  Bacon is a critic rather than a historian. Certainly his mind is
  analytical rather than dramatic. For the student who desires to get
  the latest information which a fearless and reverent scholarship has
  to give respecting our sources of information concerning Paul and his
  Epistles, we know of no book better than this volume of Dr. Bacon, but
  it is distinctly the work of a student, and requires for its
  appreciation a student’s thoughtfulness.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 192. Ja. 21, ‘05. 310w.

  “Although this is in the province of criticism, Professor Bacon’s
  treatment is of a popular nature. His book is, indeed, a union of
  constructive biography and scientific criticism.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 253. F. ‘05. 120w.

  “Dr. Bacon observes carefully and writes well; but he seems to us to
  be constantly getting a little more out of the text than is warranted;
  while the amount and complication of the alterations made in the
  history by ‘Luke’ (as he is called, in inverted commas) form a very
  serious objection to his theory.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 100: 532. O. 21, ‘05. 430w.

  “His book will make the student think, and so far will be of service;
  but he is not a safe guide.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 444. Mr. 25, ‘04. 420w.


=Bacon, Dolores M.=, ed. Diary of a musician. †$1.50. Holt.

  A record of the experiences, hopes, and longings which lie all the way
  from the depths to the heights of a genius’ career. Short, terse
  sentences that sum up a heart full of joy or anguish, characterized
  all thru by Bohemian irresponsibility, are no more brief than were the
  moods of this interesting Hungarian. With all his musical power, he is
  human enough to say: “I adore my father; but who could keep faith with
  his father when such a woman smiles.... It is Marie Alexeievna. There
  is no superior allegiance.”

  “A decidedly clever and piquant tour de force. In very few books is
  the note struck at the beginning successfully kept up to the end, as
  here. Of its not ambitious order, the book is admirable.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 285. Mr. ‘05. 110w.


=Bacon, Edgar Mayhew.= Narragansett bay; its historic and romantic
associations and picturesque setting. **$3.50. Putnam.

  This sumptuous volume is “illustrated by the author’s sketches and a
  few photographs, and is well indexed. As the title implies, it is a
  collection of superficial descriptions and colonial legends woven into
  readable form.” (Nation.)

  “Is a worthy successor to the author’s attractive work in a similar
  style on the Hudson river.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 479. My. ‘05. 100w.

  “The book is chiefly deficient in failing to show the powerful
  influence of the bay on the social and economic development of the
  state. The volume contains many egregious lapses from fact.”

     — + =Nation.= 80: 299. Ap. 13, ‘05. 540w.


=Bacon, Gertrude.= Balloons, airships and flying machines. *50c. Dodd.

  “The plainest narrative of a balloon trip told strictly from the
  airman’s point of view, in perfect equanimity, never mounting into any
  purple clouds, never soaring above any reader’s head, but sticking to
  the terra firma of plain fact, makes a far stronger impression upon
  the imagination than in any other style it ever could.” (Nation.) Such
  a narrative is Miss Bacon’s.

  “Is a little triumph, due to a bright fresh mind drawing from the
  headwaters of information ideas that sparkle with genuine interest in
  the subject, which is allowed to run on in its own natural babble.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 33. Jl. 13, ‘05. 330w.

  “Her story is well told, and, as technicalities are avoided, is
  interesting as well.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 441. Jl. 1, ‘05. 320w.


=Baddeley, St. Clair.= Recent discoveries in the Forum. $1.25.
Macmillan.

  Books and pamphlets have appeared in great numbers furnishing
  technical details, measurements, etc., of the “revelations of pick and
  spade” about this historic site. “But the average English or American
  traveler has very much needed a smaller work, of equal accuracy but
  more popular and practicable, as a guide among these new-old stones
  and pillars and pavements. Such a book is now to be had in Mr.
  Baddeley’s ‘Recent discoveries.’ The author has been in close touch
  with all the work as it went on, and fortunately has seen fit to give
  us many incidents of the eventful days, and illustrations showing the
  scenes of transition.” (Dial).

  “He is wanting in style and scholarship; almost every page is
  disfigured by odd mistakes in English or inaccuracies of reference.”

     — + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 598. My. 13. 270w.

  “The book is interesting beyond the rule of guide books.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 129. F. 16, ‘05. 520w.

  “The expression is so poor that one rarely reads so small a book with
  such great difficulty.”

     + — =Ind.= 58: 1366. Je. 15, ‘05. 180w.


=Baedeker, Karl.= London and its environs: a handbook for travellers.
*$1.80. Scribner.

  “The fourteenth edition, fortified with four maps and twenty-four
  plans, its list of the principal streets, public buildings, etc. The
  total bulk has been but slightly increased. It is almost a pity that
  these successive editions could not graphically record the chief
  changes in the general aspect of the metropolis, which of late have
  been as imposing as they are extensive.”—Nation.

         =Nation.= 80: 228. Mr. 23, ‘05. 70w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 278. Ap. 29, ‘05. 180w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 760. Mr. 25, ‘05. 20w.


=Baedeker, Karl.= Northern France: handbook for travellers. *$2.10.
Scribner.

  “A new edition (the fourth) of this well-known handbook, brought up to
  date with such revision regarding hotels, routes, and places of
  interest to travelers as has been made necessary by the changes of the
  last four or five years.”—Outlook.

         =Nation.= 80: 289. Ap. 13, ‘05. 60w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 278. Ap. 29, ‘05. 60w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 1060. Ap. 29, ‘05. 40w.


=Bagley, William Chandler.= Educative process. *$1.25. Macmillan.

  A lucid exposition of the basal principles of pedagogy with
  illustrative matter showing the limits and methods of the application.
  “Its fundamental theses are, that the function of the educative
  process is to secure the transmission to each generation of the
  experience of the race, and that its end in view is to secure the
  development of socially efficient individuals—an end inclusive, as
  here defined, of livelihood, knowledge, culture, harmonious
  development, and morality.” (Outlook.)

  “His exposition of the responsibilities and duties of parents and
  teachers can be accepted with little or no reservation, but some of
  his illustrative statements and subsidiary generalizations are open to
  question.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 395. S. 23. 1080w.

  “All in all, it must be considered one of the best contributions of
  its kind to the literature of educational theory and should find an
  extensive use as a text-book in normal schools and colleges for
  covering the ground of general method.” Guy Montrose Whipple.

     + + =Educ. R.= 30: 418. N. ‘05. 1650w.

  “While Dr. Bagley is mainly concerned to teach the principles of
  pedagogy he has not failed in adequately illustrating the limits and
  methods of their rational application.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 883. Ag. 5, ‘05. 290w.

  “In spite of these and some other less important mistakes and
  misplacements of emphasis, the book is a fresh, stimulating and
  generally correct organization of the principles of education.” Wilbur
  S. Jackman.

   + + — =Science.= n.s. 22: 565. N. 3, ‘05. 1730w.


* =Bagot, Richard.= Italian lakes; painted by Ella Du Cane, described by
Richard Bagot. *$6. Macmillan.

  “In the pages of this beautiful book there have been gathered enough
  pictures of the Italian lakes ... to make those who read ... realize
  at least somewhat of the wonderful beauty of the lakes of Italy, even
  when they have not seen them.” (Ind.) “The lakes of Como, Lugano,
  Lecco, Maggiore, Orta, Isco, and others of northern Italy are
  described and painted.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “The illustrator ... has given us a series of pictures which, though
  quite pretty, do not help the reader to realise the general character
  of the North Italian lakes. The material with which Mr. Bagot had to
  deal was far too extensive for the space at his disposal; and on the
  whole he has made a wise selection.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 1236. N. 25, ‘05. 340w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1377. D. 14, ‘05. 140w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 809. N. 25, ‘05. 470w.


=Bagot, Richard.= Passport. †$1.50. Harper.

  “Mr. Richard Bagot has written a stirring melodrama of love and
  intrigue. He has laid on his colours with a trowel. He gives us the
  lovely maiden wooed by the handsome lover whose suit is forbidden by
  the stern stepmother. He tells of wicked priests, cynical and scheming
  villains, faithful servants, secret hiding-places and sliding
  panels—all the stock-in-trade of regulation melodrama.... The scene of
  the book is laid in Rome and the ‘local colouring’ is admirable.”—Sat.
  R.

  “It is a pleasure to read so well-conceived and well executed a tale
  as this. This is a book that will certainly bear reading twice.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 927. S. 9, ‘05. 500w.

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 539. O. 21. 200w.

  “Frankly, the story makes rather better reading than an epitome of it
  would warrant one to expect.” Frederic Taber Cooper.

       + =Bookm.= 22: 234. N. ‘05. 280w.

  * “A conscientious, elaborate and able narrative. Within certain
  limits, ‘The passport’ may be honestly commended.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 577. D. ‘05. 90w.

  “The characters in ‘The passport’ stand out very well in the Italian
  ‘atmosphere’ which Mr. Bagot has the secret of portraying.”

       + =Lond. Times.= 4: 287. S. 8, ‘05. 330w.

  “The book is one of much interest.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 726. O. 28, ‘05. 420w.

  “Is unusual in the strength of its plot and the artistic and
  continuous development of the story. Here, as in former books, Mr.
  Bagot occasionally offends the taste of his readers quite
  unnecessarily.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 335. O. 7, ‘05. 100w.

  “But he writes well and picturesquely and his characterization,
  although totally devoid of subtlety, abounds in cleverness.”

       + =Sat. R.= 100: 442. S. 30, ‘05. 90w.


* =Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin.= Peter Newell Mother Goose. †$1.50. Holt.

  A prose Mother Goose which contains some of the old rhymes as Debby,
  “a real little girl with gingham aprons and stubby shoes and
  sunbonnets,” hears them in her wanderings among the Gooselanders. She
  meets the same old people of Gooseland: Dame Trot; Wee Willie Winkie;
  Jack Horner; Bo Peep; Simple Simon; and all the rest, but they are
  modernized and made almost too commonplace for imaginative children.
  There are twenty-two illustrations by Peter Newell.

  * “The text rings so true in spirit that one cannot tell which way
  first to look, at the printed pages or at the woodcuts. All in all the
  combination forms a most happy volume for children.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 575. D. ‘05. 70w.

  * “Altogether a very excellent Peter Newell book with a good story to
  picture.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 795. N. 25, ‘05. 540w.


=Bailey, Liberty Hyde.= Outlook to nature. **$1.25. Macmillan.

  “The outlook to nature is, of course, the outlook to optimism, for
  nature is our governing condition and is beyond the power of man to
  modify or to correct.... The outlook to nature is the outlook to what
  is real and hearty and spontaneous.” The author applies the foregoing
  text to the four essays: The realm of the commonplace, Country and
  city, The school of the future, and Evolution: the quest of truth.

  “They exhort to public-spirited endeavor in the cause of rural
  education and they tend to foster a wholesome love of the soil and to
  replace the restlessness and discouragement of the country-bred boy
  and girl with a reasonable contentment and an impulse to improve
  existing opportunities.”

     + + =Country Calendar.= 1: 330. Ag. ‘05. 90w.

  “Some of the passages are delightful. Nor is it a one-sided view of
  life that is presented.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 479. N. ‘05. 250w.

  * “If there is nothing altogether new in the book, there is nothing
  that is not sensible, and very little that is not also inspiring.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 312. N. 16, ‘05. 370w.

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 306. O. 12, ‘05. 590w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 573. S. 2, ‘05. 500w.

  “His exhortations ... are hearty, spontaneous, and optimistic, and
  full of the love of nature which he wants all the world to share.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 886. Ag. 5, ‘05. 70w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 39: 188. Ag. 5, ‘05. 120w.


=Bain, Alexander.= Autobiography. *$5. Longmans.

  “The autobiography, as Professor Bain left it, ended with an account
  of the events of the year 1890; a supplementary chapter, relating to
  the last thirteen years of his life, has been added by his literary
  executor, Prof. W. L. Davidson. The chief feature of interest in this
  volume is its clear and candid account of the stages in the writer’s
  mental growth, under the circumstances of the time.” (Int. J. Ethics).
  His early religious life was one of unrest and doubt, but coming under
  the influence of Comte’s teachings, he soon rejected all theology, and
  found himself a thorogoing empiricist. His greatest originality lies
  in the realm of analytic psychology, and his works on this subject are
  among the classics. In logic, he was a close follower of Mill, also
  his two volumes show some important advances on the Mill method. In
  ethics, too, he is consistently empirical and utilitarian, believing
  that “General happiness or welfare is a sufficient statement of the
  final end.”

  “The plan is logically formed and elaborately carried out.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 283. Mr. ‘05. 150w.

  “Will undoubtedly be a disappointment to the reader who is looking for
  literary charm or for any strong infusion of human interest. It is a
  dry, concise chronicle, in which first place is given to facts about
  the writer’s own scientific activity and published work—professedly a
  record of his intellectual history first of all.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 94. F. 1, ‘05. 440w.

  “Curious lights are also thrown on the past history of university
  education in Scotland. Specially attractive is the account given in
  the first two chapters of the way in which the difficulties of the
  author’s early education were overcome, and of the manner in which his
  native intellectual tendencies began to show themselves.” S. H.
  Mellone.

       + =Int. J. Ethics.= 15: 241. Ja. ‘05. 1600w. (Abstract of book.)

  “The autobiography is much too long. What is really valuable in it is
  overlaid by a multitude of details which can interest but few.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 616. Ap. 29, ‘05. 720w.


=Bain, F. W.= Digit of the moon, and other love stories from the Hindoo.
$1.50. Putnam.

  “A digit of the moon,” “A heifer of the dawn,” “The descent of the
  sun,” and “In the great God’s hair” are four stories found in this
  volume, translated and adapted from the Hindoo by one who professes to
  have received the manuscript from a Brahman. “They possess a somewhat
  greater refinement, according to Western notions, than one often finds
  in tales of Oriental life and love as told by Orientals.” (Outlook.)

  “The fascination of the stories lies in their almost hypnotic slowness
  of movement, their lavish use of color, and the delicate mixture of
  wit and sentiment that animate them.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 476. N. ‘05. 90w.

  “The native atmosphere has been rather cleverly caught, and the author
  has adopted several Hindu tricks of story-telling. Many persons will
  deem his stories charming. At any rate, they are touchingly
  sentimental and written in extra-florid English.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 183. Ag. 31, ‘05. 290w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 453. Jl. 8, ‘05. 380w.

  “The stories have an undeniable charm both of matter and of language.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 511. Ag. 5, ‘05. 580w.

  “Are characteristically Eastern in delicacy, tenderness, vividness,
  gorgeousness of imagination, and floridity of language.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 836. Jl. 29, ‘05. 60w.

  “Mr. Bain has made us all his debtors by presenting us with this
  book.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 350. S. 9, ‘05. 370w.


=Bain, Robert Nisbet.= First Romanovs, 1613-1725. *$3.50. Dutton.

  An account of “the rise of socialism in Russia in its early days,
  coming down to the end of the reign of Peter the Great. So far as we
  know, the book takes new ground in that it is less a history of war
  and political convulsions than of the underlying conditions—social,
  racial, and moral as well as political—which give shape and form to
  the Muscovite civilization. Dramatic episodes and incidents have large
  place in the narrative.... There are several portraits and
  maps.”—Outlook.

  “Mr. Nisbet Bain is too faithful a chronicler. He tells his story in
  such detail that we miss the broad features and lack some perspective
  of Russia’s relationship to the rest of Europe during the seventeenth
  and eighteenth centuries.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 799. Ag. 5, ‘05. 1010w.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 940. Jl. ‘05. 40w.

  “But is perhaps unfair to carp at these minor inaccuracies (as they
  seem to us), and it is a more congenial task to praise this
  interesting book for the many pictures of old Russian life with which
  it abounds.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 133. Jl. 29. 1770w.

  “It is seldom that a book combines in so high a degree the charm of
  imaginative writing with the graver interest of history.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 246. Ag. 4, ‘05. 2040w.

  “‘The first Romanovs’ is a work which covers less ground than is
  traversed in the Scandinavian volume, and is marked not only by a
  greater fulness of detail, but by greater concentration of purpose.
  The present volume is in many respects the best he has given us.”

   + + + =Nation.= 81: 151. Ag. 17, ‘05. 530w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 345. My. 27, ‘05. 390w.

  “It is a conscientious, well-balanced history of that remarkable
  century. The whole story is well and interestingly told in fluent and
  often pictorial English.” Wolf von Schierbrand.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 386. Je. 17, ‘05. 1140w.

  “The work is essentially readable. Such a book as this is valuable as
  affording insight into what was really a formative period of European
  history.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 391. Je. 10, ‘05. 130w.

  “Upon the reader’s acceptance or rejection of Peter’s role as a mighty
  regenerator will necessarily depend the value and interest of Mr.
  Bain’s work. At the same time we fail to find that he brings any
  really new light to bear upon the subject.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 100: 23. Jl. 1, ‘05. 1330w.


=Bain, Robert Nisbet.= Scandinavia: a political history of Denmark,
Norway, and Sweden. $2. Macmillan.

  The period from 1513 to 1900 is treated in this volume which deals
  with the rise, decline, and fall of Denmark, Norway and Sweden as
  powers.

  “The most comprehensive that has yet been written.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 172. F. 25, ‘05. 1000w.

  “In his conclusions he frequently differs from earlier writers, but,
  though his generalizations are often dangerously bold, his statements,
  as a rule, are well supported.” Laurence M. Larson.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 190. O. ‘05. 470w.

  “We have found Mr. Bain’s narrative clear and very readable. It is
  throughout a scholarly production.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 773. Je. 24, 2120w.

  “Mr. Bain’s narrative, however, is usually vivid and sometimes even
  eloquent. Inaccuracy rather than obscurity is the fault of the book.
  As is natural when the scope of the work is so wide, many of the
  author’s views are open to question.” W. F. R.

   + + — =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 608. Jl. ‘05. 590w.

  “His epitome of Scandinavian annals is clear and well arranged giving
  about equal prominence to Denmark and Sweden.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 150. Ag. 17, ‘05. 520w.

  “Mistakes are rare, and those that may be found are too insignificant
  for exposure. And he tells a good story. This failure of Mr. Bain to
  enter into the spirit of the time is glaringly apparent in his
  treatment of Christian II. of Denmark. On the whole his judgments of
  present-day men and measures are correct and well balanced.” Edwin
  Bjorkman.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 508. Jl. 29, ‘05. 1760w.

  “Keen insight into causation is manifest; social as well as political
  movements are studied, not a little light being thrown on hitherto
  neglected phases of Scandinavian history; and the facts presented have
  been carefully verified. The style, without being impressive, is
  fluent and agreeable.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 79: 1061. Ap. 29, ‘05. 290w.

  “A very useful historical volume.”

   + + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 123. Jl. ‘05. 230w.

  “Mr. Bain’s story is, by force of circumstances, highly compressed,
  but he has succeeded in making it both clear and attractive.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 435. S. 23, ‘05. 170w.


=Baker, Cornelia.= Queen’s page. †$1.25. Bobbs.

  This story is all about Pedro and Petronilla, twins of Béarne, who at
  the start could not understand why when Aunt Catalina said that they
  had some blue blood in their veins should see only red blood start
  from a knife wound. They themselves thus remind the reader that they
  are very much flesh-and-blood little mortals. Their experiences at the
  court of Francis the First, and their travels and adventures are full
  of interest for the young reader. The illustrations are the clever
  work of Fanny Y. Cory.

  “A pleasant way for any boy or girl to get acquainted with the
  sixteenth century is to read ‘The queen’s page.’”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 708. O. 21, ‘05. 140w.


=Baker, George P.= Forms of public address. **$1.12. Holt.

  This little volume is offered by Mr. Baker as a needed supplement to
  the ordinary oratorical work done in colleges. It is designed for
  school use, and sets forth its purpose in an introduction addressed to
  teachers. The book consists of famous historical letters, both private
  and open, editorials, inaugural addresses, speeches of eulogy,
  commemoration, dedication, welcome and farewell, and after-dinner
  speeches. There are an appendix and explanatory notes.

     + + =Nation.= 80: 445. Je. 1, ‘05. 550w.

  “The selections presented as models give a value to the volume that
  the general reader, as well as instructors and students, will
  appreciate for their historical or personal as well as literary
  worth.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 195. Ja. 21, ‘05. 120w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 250. F. ‘05. 50w.


=Baker, Henry B.= Relation of preventable disease to taxation. Michigan
State board of health.

  “We have here a valuable analytical study of local expenditures in
  Michigan during 1903 on account of indigent sufferers from dangerous
  communicable diseases: also computations of the money values of the
  lives apparently saved in 1903 through the lowered death rate from
  smallpox, typhoid fever, scarlet fever and consumption since the
  organization of the State board of health.”—Engin. N.

   + + + =Engin. N.= 53: 185. F. 16, ‘05. 210w.


=Baker, Louise R.= Mrs. Pinner’s little girl $1. Jacobs.

  A pretty story of a little orphan, Mary Daingerfield, who is separated
  from her sister and brothers and adopted by the rich and kind-hearted
  Pinners. Thru her sweet unselfishness she succeeds in bringing home to
  them their son, Dave, and also in reuniting her orphaned family—Kit,
  Buz, the baby, and their faithful old black Aunty.


=Baker, Moses Nelson.= Sewerage and sewage purification. 50c. Van
Nostrand.

  A second revised and enlarged edition of this valuable little volume
  which was first published in 1895.


=Baker, Rev. P.= Short instructions; or, Meditations on the Gospels for
each day in Lent; ed. by Rev. W: T. Conklin. 75c. Christian press.

  “These instructions were first published in 1834 ... [and] are based
  on the holy Gospels for every day in Lent. The Gospel for the day is
  given; then follows a short instruction on the same, concluding with a
  prayer.”—Cath. World.

     + + =Cath. World.= 80: 691. F. ‘05. 180w.


=Baker, William Henry.= Cement-worker’s handbook. 50c. W. H. Baker,
Wadsworth, O.

  More than 50 most important subjects on cement and its uses in
  construction are covered in this volume, which is compiled to meet the
  requirements of the common workman.

  “The description of the proper way to make cement walks is the best
  that we have seen in print.”

   + + — =Engin. N.= 53: 636. Je. 15, ‘05. 200w.


=Baldwin, Charles Sears,= ed. American short stories. See Wampum library
of American literature, v. I.


=Baldwin, Charles Sears.= How to write, *50c. Macmillan.

  Taking the English Bible as a model of style, the author has written a
  practical little book which tells “plain people” how to prepare
  essays, how to tell stories, and how to describe.

  “The book will be very useful as a practical rhetoric.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 217. Jl. 27, ‘05. 130w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 169. Mr. 18, ‘05. 150w.

  “The author has succeeded in making his directions practical and
  untechnical enough really to help the people for whom they are
  designed.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 192. My. 20, ‘05. 130w.


* =Baldwin, May.= Girls of St. Gabriel’s. †$1.25. Lippincott.

  “A sprightly story of the experiences of an English girl of fourteen,
  who spent two years at a convent school in the north of France, on the
  Belgian frontier.... The heroine’s interests were varied by the
  neighborhood of a French uncle with a haunted château.... There are
  illustrations and a good deal of minor detail of the life of a French
  country house.”—Nation.

  * “The tale has incident enough to make it good reading for any girl
  under eighteen.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 489. D. 14, ‘05. 130w.

  * “The theme is a good one, and well worked out.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 693. N. 4, ‘05. 120w.


=Baldwin, Simeon Eben.= American judiciary and judicial system. *$1.25.
Century.

  This is the sixth volume in the “American state series” whose object
  is to describe “comprehensively the manner in which the Governmental
  agencies of the American state are organized and administered.” The
  subject matter falls under two heads: Part 1. The nature and scope of
  the judicial power in the United States, and Part 2. The organization
  and practical working of American courts.

  * “So far as description goes, it is here and there loosely written.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 471. D. 7, ‘05. 310w.

  “His work maintains the high standard set by the other published
  volumes of the ‘American state series.’” Robert Livingston Schuyler.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 480. Jl. 22, ‘05. 600w.

  “Is characterized by thoroughness, accuracy, and readableness. Laymen
  and jurists alike will find this book interesting and helpful.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 80: 590. Jl. 1, ‘05. 390w.

  “He has accomplished his difficult task admirably.”

   + + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 317. S. 2, ‘05. 140w.


=Balmforth, Ramsden.= Bible from the standpoint of higher criticism. 2v.
ea. *$1.25. Dutton.

  Two volumes devoted respectively to the Old and New Testament, which
  discuss in popular and non-technical form the results of the higher
  criticism. “The true basis of religious union is shown to be where
  Jesus put it, not in the speculative doctrines which divide men, but
  in the moral effect which unites them.” (Outlook.) Illustrations are
  drawn from the various classes of literature and periods of history.

  “Its object is to show that, after all, the Bible is worth studying.”

       + =Am. J. Theol.= 9: 742. O. ‘05. 190w.

  “Some of the principal facts brought to light in recent study are
  presented fearlessly and with no little skill.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1131. My. 18, ‘05. 60w. (Review of v. 1.)

  “Mr. Balmforth’s discussions are bold, almost blunt, but they are
  reverent and well considered, and they will do good service in
  promoting familiarity with the achievements of Biblical scholarship in
  its most important field.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 640. S. 14, ‘05. 210w. (Review of v. 2.)

  “A lucid and popularly written account of the results of modern
  critical study.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 757. Mr. 25, ‘05. 50w. (Review of v. 1.)

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 694. Jl. 15, ‘05. 240w. (Review of v. 2.)


=Bandelier, Fanny,= tr. Journey of Cabeza de Vaca. **$1. Barnes.

  A new volume in the “Trail-makers library” which narrates the
  experiences and adventures of the first white man to cross the
  continent. “His journey begun in Florida in 1528 ended on the Pacific
  in 1536. The translator and editor have had a valuable idea in
  extracting from the original confused and garrulous narrative what was
  essential and important.” (Outlook.)

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 217. O. ‘05. 60w.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 382. O. ‘05. 160w.

         =Nation.= 80: 458. Je. 8, ‘05. 90w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 399. Je. 17, ‘05. 300w.

  “The work is edited by no less an authority than Ad. F. Bandelier, the
  foremost in this line, and the translation is by his wife, whose quick
  intelligence and absolute familiarity with the Spanish language has
  enabled her to fathom many intricacies of the vague and confused
  record.” F. S. Dellenbaugh.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 509. Ag. 5, ‘05. 2070w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 693. Jl. 15, ‘05. 50w.


* =Bangs, John Kendrick.= Mrs. Raffles; being the adventures of an
amateur cracks-woman narrated by Bunny. †$1.25. Harper.

  “In his well-known humorous style Mr. Bangs has portrayed
  Mrs. Raffles, the widow of the famous cracksman, and her
  never-to-be-consoled admirer ‘Bunny.’ The yarns ... contain material
  for detective stories that quite surpass the plots invented for the
  original thief by Mr. Hornung.”—Critic.

  * “The yarns one and all are amusing.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 577. D. ‘05. 80w.

  * “A parody of Mr. Hornung’s stories of Raffles, the amateur
  cracksman, very badly done.”

       — =Outlook.= 81: 527. O. 28, ‘05. 15w.


=Bangs, John Kendrick.= Worsted man: a musical play for amateurs. †50c.
Harper.

  Eight lonely women at a summer hotel in New Hampshire attempt to get
  even with Fate for not sending a single youth their way. They
  construct a worsted man from an afghan, stuffing it with cotton. A
  certain famous spring-water brings this man of wool to life, and he
  becomes an unmanageable flirt.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 349. My. 27, ‘05. 210w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 39: 61. Jl. 8, ‘05. 80w.


=Banks, Nancy Huston.= Little hills. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  Phoebe Rowan is widowed shortly after the ceremony which joins her in
  a loveless marriage with the village minister. It becomes a duty to
  her to call to her “wren’s nest” the destitute parents of her
  husband,—a father who is a cripple and a drunkard, and a step-mother
  “austere, ignorant, narrow-minded, with a faculty for ruling all
  around her with an iron will.” The story follows a thorny path with a
  triumphant turn out into the open.

  “It is not given to her, as it is to Mr. Howells, to write an
  interesting story about nothing. The various characters to which Mrs.
  Banks introduces us are not convincing.”

     — + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 171. Ag. 5. 260w.

  “The score of characters who move through Mrs. Banks’s pages are
  quaint, charming, whimsical, by turns, but never exaggerated or
  burlesqued. The central thread of the story, which binds the whole
  together with a strength surprising in a plot of such fragile
  delicacy, is imbued with a simple pathos that at times evokes an
  almost painful sympathy.” F. T. Cooper.

       + =Bookm.= 21: 599. Ag. ‘05. 510w.

  “The author has a riotous sentimentality, no sense of humor, and an
  over-worked knack of detaching scenic bric-a-brac from the landscape.”

     + — =Critic.= 47: 284. S. ‘05. 90w.

       + =Ind.= 59: 209. Jl. 27, ‘05. 150w.

  “The book is somewhat cumbered with description, and several of its
  characters have toppled over into caricatures, but it will be read
  with interest both because of a plot out of the ordinary and of the
  freshness and spontaneity of its treatment.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 479. Jl. 22, ‘05. 230w.

  “There are bits here which are gently provocative of a smile, and
  always the sentiment is sweet and gracious, but the total effect is
  rather faint.”

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 693. Jl. 15, ‘05. 50w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 504. O. 14, ‘05. 160w.

  “Appears as a frank imitator of Miss Mary Wilkins, and the imitation
  is not very successful.”

       — =Sat. R.= 100: 283. Ag. 26, ‘05. 170w.


=Barbour, Ralph Henry (Richard Stillman Powers, pseud.).= Orchard
princess. †$2. Lippincott.

  How Miles Fallon, bachelor, becomes a ready target for Cupid’s dart
  when April sunshine and the scent of apple blossoms lure him on to the
  orchard princess is lightly sketched in this love tale with a pastoral
  setting. The man is a novelist, and the girl is an artist, yet these
  two idealists are very human in the “little nothingnesses” that pave
  the way for their romance.

 *       =Critic.= 47:577. D. ‘05. 10w.

 *   + + =Dial.= 39: 388. D. 1, ‘05. 160w.

  * “The heroine is a real girl, which cannot always be said of romantic
  heroines.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1378. D. 14, ‘05. 30w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 822. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 833. D. 2, ‘05. 10w.


=Bard, Emile.= Chinese life in town and country. **$1.20. Putnam.

  Viewing China and the Chinese “with the eyes of a man of affairs,” and
  avoiding “exaggerated optimism”, the author has treated of Chinese
  traits, customs and character, of their religions, education,
  government, history and economic and social life. The book is concise
  and interesting, and contains over a dozen illustrations and a good
  index.

  “Altogether this is a clever and readable book.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 266. S. ‘05. 160w.

  “The book has no air of hasty generalization; the chapters, though
  brief, are full of information, set forth in the clearest possible
  manner.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 245. O. 16, ‘05. 200w.

  “The characteristic and chief value of the book is its freedom from
  bias. The little volume is singularly free from inaccuracies.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 753. S. 28, ‘05. 210w.

  “The translation, or rather adaptation, is one that takes away all
  stiffness and puts the reader at his ease. With index and
  illustrations, this makes one of the books on China most pleasant for
  reference and reading.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 227. S. 14, ‘05. 1210w.

  “He is a kindly, though just, observer.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 466. Jl. 15, ‘05. 2100w.

  “The translation seems well done.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 642. Jl. 8, ‘05. 250w.

  “He has come as near to an understanding of the Chinese character as
  is possible for an occidental.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 382. S. 16, ‘05. 300w.


=Barnes, James.= Blockaders. 60c. Harper.

  Thirteen short stories for girls as well as boys. The “Blockaders” is
  a tale of a Confederate blockade runner which is captured by the
  Federals and turned into a United States gunboat. Then there are
  stories of flying machines, cannibal kings, and adventures in Africa,
  where savages pursue the finders of certain diamonds. There is a story
  of an ice boat, where two boys carry a bag of money fifty miles to
  save a bank, and of harrowing experiences in an apparently
  inaccessible village of the cliff dwellers. There are many others
  equally varied.

  “The stories are well written; the plots are worth writing about; the
  boys who figure in them are real flesh and blood boys; and the style
  is crisp, direct, and natural.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 81: 408. Je. ‘05. 130w.

  “The sort of thing boys like to read.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 148. Mr. 11, ‘05. 210w.

  “They are of all sorts—adventurous, amusing, and pathetic—and all
  good.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 652. Mr. 11, ‘05. 30w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 38: 508. Ap. 1, ‘05. 60w.


=Barr, Martin W.= Mental defectives; their history, treatment, and
training. *$4. Blakiston.

  An interesting and practical treatment of the subject by one who has
  had long and successful experience in the training of the mentally
  deficient. The modern methods of sifting and classifying these
  children, are given in detail, and the work suitable for each class is
  described. It is an interesting book for everyone, but is intended
  primarily for teachers and parents. There are 152 illustrations.

  “In his interesting study, Dr. Barr has spoken to an audience of
  teachers and parents, rather than to scientists.” Albert Warren
  Ferris.

     + + =Bookm.= 21: 65. Mr. ‘05. 700w. (Abstract of book.)

  “It is by all odds the most thorough and well written treatise upon
  the subject with which we are familiar, not excepting those of
  Ireland, Doun, or Seguin; besides it is modern.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 287. Mr. ‘05. 210w.

     + + =Nation.= 80: 524. Je. 29, ‘05. 460w.

         =School R.= 13: 649. O. ‘05. 10w.


=Barr, Robert.= Speculations of John Steele. †$1.50. Stokes.

  John Steele, the hero of this story, runs the entire gamut of
  financial adventure. He starts as station master in the “lone shanty”
  known as Hitchen’s Siding where his bravery in side-tracking a freight
  train without the dispatcher’s orders, thus averting a collision, was
  the beginning of a series of promotions. He becomes the owner of a
  railroad, dabbles in wheat, loses a fortune, wins it again with the
  woman he loves thru a coup de force.


=Barrett, Mrs. Charlotte,= ed. See =Burney, Frances.= Diary and letters
of Madame D’Arblay.


=Barrington, Mrs. Russell.= Reminiscences of G. F. Watts. *$5.
Macmillan.

  Conversational reminiscences of the sculptor-artist jotted down by one
  who was his friend and neighbor. Many interesting details are given,
  which reveal his character and his attitude toward his own work and
  the work of other artists.

  “An extremely readable story of her long and intimate friendship with
  Watts.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 790. Je. 24. 1820w.

  “Comprehensive volume.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 474. N. ‘05. 170w.

  “At times it must be admitted she rather overloads her pages with
  minor details. The book is written pleasantly, interestingly, tho
  without any great distinction of style—but it is only fair to add that
  there is no pretension to style.”

   + + — =Ind.= 59: 809. O. 5, ‘05. 800w.

  * “The most important book about that painter yet published.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1162. N. 16, ‘05. 30w.

  * “Mrs. Barrington combines in an unusual degree the literary and
  artistic gift.”

     + + =Int. Studio.= 27: 181. D. ‘05. 390w.

  “We cannot help thinking that the author would have done better to
  hand over her notes to the biographer who, under the general direction
  of Mrs. Watts and with access to the painter’s private papers, is at
  work upon a complete biography.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 183. Je. 9, ‘05. 720w.

  “Mrs. Barrington’s book, with all its enthusiastic fervor and intimate
  outpourings, adds practically little to what has already been
  published.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 367. N. 2, ‘05. 830w.

  “Mrs. Barrington’s is not a biography, but a personal work, which
  incidentally reveals a good deal of the writer’s personality.” Charles
  de Kay.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 617. S. 23, ‘05. 2230w.

  * “A noble biography of a noble man.”

       + =Outlook.= 81:703. N. 25, ‘05. 420w.

  * “This volume, while perhaps not exhaustive, is certainly accurate.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 751. D. ‘05. 100w.
       + =Sat. R.= 100: 150. Jl. 29, ‘05. 1110w.
         =Spec.= 95: 158. Jl. 29, ‘05. 210w.


=Barritt, Leon.= How to draw. **$2. Harper.

  The author “here sets forth, in a simple and practical manner, the
  basic principles of illustration in pen and ink and pencil.” After
  describing fully the materials necessary, he outlines the steps of
  procedure. The first lesson is on a block letter alphabet. Next are
  rules for drawing the human head and features, the hands, feet, and
  the human figure. “How to measure an object by the eye” is followed by
  an explanation of how to draw from life, studies in expression, animal
  drawing, perspective, landscape drawing, spatter work, water studies,
  comics, cartoons, wash lampblack drawing, drawing on silver prints,
  distemper drawings, lettering, foliage study, and the reproduction of
  drawings. The last part of the book is devoted to the well-known
  American illustrators and cartoonists.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 22. Ja. 14, ‘05. 260w.


=Barren, Leonard,=, ed. Roses and how to grow them. **$1. Doubleday.

  Omitting everything that does not bear directly upon the subject of
  practical rose growing, this manual teaches the American amateur all
  that is necessary for him to know “in order that he may intelligently
  make a rose garden, select his varieties and grow a harvest of bloom.”
  A number of half-tone illustrations accompany the text. The book
  belongs to the “Garden library.”

  “The book is freely and attractively illustrated, most of the
  inscriptions being amply descriptive of the purpose of the pictures.”
  Edith Granger.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 110. S. 1, ‘05. 310w.

  “To those who desire roses and know nothing about them this little
  volume will be an especial boon, so precise and unveiled by the
  drapery of unnecessary words are the instructions.” Mabel Osgood
  Wright.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 537. Ag. 19, ‘05. 1170w.


=Barry, Richard.= Port Arthur: a monster heroism. *$1.50. Moffat.

  Under such chapter headings as, The city of silence, A battle in a
  storm, Cost of taking Port Arthur, and A contemporary epic, are told
  the horrid things, pitiless and true, which the author saw in the East
  on the field and in the trenches where the little brown men fought so
  bravely.

  “Barry knows how to tell a story in words and sentences that seem part
  of the war itself.” William Elliot Griffis.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 265. S. ‘05. 140w.

  “This book is that of an eye-witness profoundly and sympathetically
  impressed, still young enough to have every impression deep and clear,
  and old enough to set it down justly and vividly.” Wallace Rice.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 417. Je. 16, ‘05. 900w.

  “Not strictly a well-written book, this is nevertheless full of the
  vitality of the field, and the impression that it gives of a record
  made on the spot is heightened by the numerous illustrations from the
  author’s own camera.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 144. Ag. 17, ‘05. 520w.

  “The book is on the whole more to be commended for its material than
  the manner in which the material is used.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 310. My. 13, ‘05. 470w.

  “He gives a series of vivid pictures of Japanese methods of warfare,
  of life in the besieging trenches, of the characteristics of the
  Japanese soldier and his commanding officers.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 246. My. 27, ‘05. 120w.


=Barry, William (Francis).= Life of Ernest Renan. **$1. Scribner.

  Beginning with a chapter which discusses the widely known scholar and
  writer as “The Breton peasant,” Mr. Barry traces the career of Renan,
  describing his youthful struggles to understand the Catholic faith,
  his giving up the priesthood, his lectures as a teacher of Hebrew, the
  influence of his sister, his travels and his work upon his “Life of
  Jesus,” and his other books.

  “Is in many respects an excellent and most instructive biography, but
  he is somewhat too prone to argue with Renan’s opinions without trying
  to ‘place’ him amid the powerful influences of the nineteenth
  century.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 585. Je. 3, ‘05. 1060w.

  “It chiefly consists of translation or paraphrase of books within
  reach of every one, and the moment Dr. Barry essays to be original he
  falls into blunders.”

       — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 271. Ag. 26, 1000w.

  “This work is finely wrought as a piece of literature, is judicious,
  brave, and reverent.”

   + + + =Cath. World.= 81: 527. Jl. ‘05. 1220w.

  “From the able pen of a keen and sympathetic critic.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 283. S. ‘05. 40w.

  “He has written a superficial book on a subject worthy of more
  intelligent treatment.”

       — =Lond. Times.= 4: 169. My. 26, ‘05. 650w.

  “The thesis is cleverly maintained, and the book, in spite of its
  obvious dogmatic purpose, is interesting throughout.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 36. Jl. 13, ‘05. 270w.

  “Falls several points short of being satisfactory as an exposition of
  the reality behind the man who was an atheist, ‘devoutly and with a
  sort of unction.’”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 316. My. 13, ‘05. 1220w.

  “Interesting, well written, appreciatively critical.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 191. My. 20, ‘05. 210w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 766. Je. ‘05. 120w.

         =Sat. R.= 100: 278. Ag. 26, ‘05. 1290w.

  “It says much for the wealth and variety of Dr. Barry’s resources,
  both as a scholar and as a literary artist, that he has achieved this
  task with eminent success.”

   + + + =Spec.= 95: 526. O. 7, ‘05. 1000w.


=Barton, George Aaron.= Year’s wandering in Bible lands. *$2. Ferris.

  This volume is made up of home letters written by the director of the
  American school of Oriental research, and it contains no dry
  archaeological detail, but is an account of the experiences of the
  author and his party, and a description of the localities visited,
  including Athens, Corinth, the churches of Asia, the Holy land,
  Alexandria, Italy, and the Alps. There are 145 illustrations in
  half-tone, from views taken during the trip.

  Reviewed by Wallace Rice.

       + =Dial.= 38: 385. Je. 1, ‘05. 140w.

     + + =Ind.= 58: 901. Ap. 20, ‘05. 190w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 150. Mr. 11, ‘05. 350w. (Survey of
         contents).

  “Its fine and numerous illustrations give it special value as a
  pictorial companion book to the Bible.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 655. Mr. 11, ‘05. 40w.


=Barton, Samuel Marx.= Elements of plane surveying. *$1.50. Heath.

  To form a connecting link between the mathematical branches as taught
  in the secondary schools and the practical work of surveying is the
  author’s chief purpose in presenting this text. It is subdivided into
  the following chapters: (1) Instruments, their adjustments and uses;
  (2) Chain surveying; (3) Compass surveying; (4) Computation of areas;
  (5) Transit surveying; (6) Leveling; and (7) Tables. The last 111
  pages are devoted to several useful and practical tables: a table of
  squares, cubes, square roots, and cube roots; of chords; stadia
  tables; six-place logarithms of numbers and of trigonometric
  functions; the natural functions to five places; and an auxiliary
  table for small angles. The author enters a plea against the insertion
  of six-place tables in texts on plane surveying as wasteful of time
  and labor.

  “He has quite well met the needs of one class. The class whose
  interests seem to have been consulted, in the main, is that of the
  strong high-school, or early college, student of mathematics who feels
  he would like to know for what all these years of barren formalism are
  supposed to prepare one, at any rate. From a mathematical student’s
  point of view the book is a clear, simple, and educative treatment of
  the fundamental problems of surveying.” G. W. Myers.

     + + =School R.= 13: 85. Ja. ‘05. 550w. (Detailed statement of
         contents.)


=Bashore, Harvey Brown.= Sanitation of a country house. $1. Wiley.

  “This little volume tells simply and clearly how to locate and build a
  country house to insure the most healthful conditions, how to provide
  a pure water supply, and how to dispose of the waste in an economical
  and sanitary manner.”—Outlook.

  “The suggestions that he offers to the prospective builder of a
  country house are eminently practical, based on a scientific study of
  rural conditions.”

     + + =Country Calendar.= 1: 492. S. ‘05. 80w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 935. Ag. 12, ‘05. 40w.


* =Bassett, Mrs. Mary E. Stone.= Little green door. †$1.50. Lothrop.

  “A French romance of the time of Louis XIII. The scene is partly
  placed in a retired garden belonging to the King and entered by a
  ‘little green door.’ The book is not of the swashbuckling type,
  although there is an occasional clash of swords.”—Outlook.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 557. Ag. 25, ‘05. 220w.

  * “The attempt is for quiet charm rather than for strenuous dramatic
  effect.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 44. S. 2, ‘05. 50w.


=Bate, Percy.= English table glass. *$2.50. Scribner.

  “The early pages tell of the author’s own proceedings as a collector
  and his growth as a connoisseur.... There are 254 separate glasses
  illustrated, all arranged upon the black backgrounds of sixty-seven
  half-tone plates.... There are many historical curiosities among these
  pieces, and of course Jacobitism in abundance.” (Nation.) 1586 is the
  date of the earliest glass shown.

  “A book at once pleasing and packed with information, personal and yet
  of broadest application.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 521. My. 13, ‘05. 440w.

  “The author is very enthusiastic, and has much knowledge of his
  subject, and his guidebook will be a welcome help to the large body of
  students of an attractive subject. We rarely find Mr. Bate at fault.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 442. S. 30. 510w.

  “As far as it goes, however, the book is a careful account, rather by
  way of classification than of historical or technical discussion, of
  English table glass up to 1800.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 219. Jl. 7, ‘05. 260w.

  “Full of the knowledge and the insight of the enthusiastic collector.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 530. Je. 29, 05. 1130w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 405. Je. 17, ‘05. 430w.


=Bates, Oric.= Madcap cruise. †$1.50. Houghton.

  The story of a young Harvard man whose uncle refused to supply him
  with funds for a trip to Europe. As the girl he loves is already
  there, nothing can stop him, so he takes his chum with him, steals his
  uncle’s yacht, cruises from Maine to the Mediterranean, wins the girl
  and comes home to be forgiven. There are many amusing and stirring
  adventures, such as a race with an English yacht, smuggling art
  treasures out of Italy, and a storm at sea.

  Reviewed by Wm. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 115. S. 1, ‘05. 170w.

  “Lively narrative and clearcut description, written for the most part
  in excellent English. A thoroughly wholesome and readable book.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 378. My. 11, ‘05. 200w.

  “It is light, but simple and pretty.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 244. Ap. 15, ‘05. 460w.

  “The story is cleverly told, remarkably so for the author’s first
  attempt, and is entertaining in spite of the superabundance of slang.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 961. Ap. 15, ‘05. 80w.

  “The author’s style is buoyant, and he rides blithely over choppy seas
  that have brought to grief many an older writer.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 360. Ag. ‘05. 310w.


=Batten, Rev. Loring W.= Hebrew prophet. $1.50. Macmillan.

  “Dr. Batten seeks to realise the actual conditions under which the
  Jewish prophets lived and worked. He inquires how they gained a
  subsistence, what they did for their countrymen, what was thought and
  expected of them, and whether they wrote down their utterances in
  advance.... These and other questions are discussed with an
  open-mindedness and sobriety which are not always in evidence on
  either side of the ‘Higher criticism controversy.’”—Spec.

  “An excellent handbook for the use of intelligent Bible students. The
  method of presentation is clear and simple, and the underlying
  principles are scholarly and safe.”

     + + =Bib. World.= 26: 239. S. ‘05. 30w.

  “The book is popular yet critical, neglecting neither the problems of
  scholars nor the practical applications of the history.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 279. S. 30, ‘05. 140w.

  “A very sensible and seasonable book.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 229. Ag. 12, ‘05. 110w.


=Battine, Cecil.= Crisis of the confederacy: a history of Gettysburg and
the Wilderness. $5. Longmans.

  “This volume is substantially a history of the American civil war,
  though special attention is given to the Gettysburg campaign (June
  27th-July 14th, 1863), and to Grant’s operations in the Wilderness in
  May and June, 1864.... The story of years of serious fighting is
  compressed into something less than four hundred pages. Then comes a
  chapter in which the lessons of the war are drawn in a very
  instructive way.” (Spec.) There are six maps in the book, and a
  colored frontispiece showing the battle flags of the confederacy.

  “Captain Battine has done faithful and able work in his book, and it
  must remain a permanent contribution to the history of the crisis of
  the Confederacy.” J. P. S.

   + + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 178. O. ‘05. 1330w.

  “If he has nothing very new to say on the subject, he has the gift of
  writing a clear narrative. Would be improved by a better index and by
  more references to authorities.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 195. Je. 16, ‘05. 590w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 201. Ap. 1, ‘05. 350w.

  “Capt. Battine tries to be fair, and is on the whole.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 258. Ap. 22, ‘05. 1270w.

  “Excellently lucid narrative. Our readers can hardly find a more
  satisfactory narrative, with so much matter in so moderate a space.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 411. Mr. 18, ‘05. 100w.


Battle of Maldon, and short poems from the Saxon chronicle, ed. by
Walter John Sedgefield. 40c. Heath.

  A volume in section I. of the “Belles-lettres” series. The text of The
  battle of Maldon has been collated with Hearne’s transcript of the
  lost Cotton MS. and the variants noted. Notes, bibliography and
  glossary are provided.


=Bauer, G.= Marine engines and boilers; their design and construction: a
handbook for the use of students, engineers and naval constructors,
based on the work, “Berechnung und konstruktion der schiffsmachinen und
kessel.” *$9. Henley.

  “The work as a whole is divided into eight parts.... Part 1. deals
  with the main engine.... Part 2. deals with pumps.... Part 3 takes up
  shafting, resistance of ships and propulsion.... Part 4. treats of
  piping and connections.... Part 5. deals with steam boilers.... Part
  6. is occupied with measuring instruments.... Part 7. deals with
  various details.... Part 8. comprises a large collection of tables and
  tabular matter.... Illustrative material has also been most generously
  furnished.”—Engin. N.

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 115. Jl. 22, ‘05. 1040w.

  “This work constitutes an addition of the highest value to the
  available literature on the subject.” W. F. Durand.

   + + + =Engin. N.= 53: 636. Je. 15, ‘05. 1270w.

  “The book has been excellently and competently translated. The general
  arrangement of the book is convenient.”

   + + + =Nature.= 72: 453. S. 7, ‘05. 1100w.


=Baum, Lyman Frank.= Queen Zixi of Ix. †$1.50. Century.

  Printed in large type, which will attract child readers, and profusely
  illustrated in color by Frederick Richardson, this story of the magic
  cloak which gave to each of its wearers the fulfilment of one wish
  will delight all who read about the fairy-folk, the witch queen, Bud,
  the little boy who became king of Noland, his charming sister, the
  invading Roly-rogues, Aunt Rivette, who wished for wings and got them,
  and all the rest.

  * “Is more of real fairy-tale than the ‘Wizard’ but just as
  delightful.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 575. D. ‘05. 40w.

 *       =Ind.= 59: 1387. D. 14, ‘05. 40w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 744. N. 4, ‘05. 50w.

  “It bids fair to be a popular holiday book for children.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 383. O. 14, ‘05. 60w.

 *   + — =R. of Rs.= 32: 768. D. ‘05. 100w.


* =Bayliss, Sir Wyke.= Seven angels of the renascence. **$3.50. Pott.

  “The ‘Angels,’ or messengers, are: Cimabue, Leonardo da Vinci, Michael
  Angelo, Titian, Raphael, Correggio and Claude. The author opens his
  book where his earlier volume, ‘Likeness of Christ Rex Regum,’
  closed.... Each chapter has prefixed to it a portrait of the artist
  discussed, with a facsimile of his signature. The other illustrations
  (all are, by the way, in half-tone) are reproductions of some of the
  works of the masters.”—N. Y. Times.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 572. D. ‘05. 150w.

  * “It is also a pity that he clings to convention and regards Cimabue
  as ‘the first painter of the renaissance,’ when that honor rightly
  belongs to Giotto.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 796. N. 25, ‘05. 470w.


=Bayly, Elizabeth Boyd.= Under the she-oaks. †$1.25. Union press.

  Opening with a bushman’s hut and ending with a heaven sent rain which
  delivers the parched country from the great drought, this love story
  of Australia tells of the hardships which the gently-bred English
  gallantly encounter in that new country, where the wind wails drearily
  thru the long spines of the she-oaks.


=Beach, Rex Ellingwood.= Pardners. †$1.50. McClure.

  Ten stories of life in Alaska and the West, including besides the
  title story, The test, North of forty-three, The scourge, The shyness
  of Shorty, The thaw at Silsco’s and others.

  “There is no faint-hearted mincing of words in them, the pictures they
  present are sometimes repulsive, but always virile.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 380. Je. 10, ‘05. 560w.

  “Strenuous tales of the wild West and the frozen North, ranging from
  the grimly tragic to the grimly humorous.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 394. Je. 10, ‘05. 20w.

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 761. Je. ‘05. 60w.


* =Beach, Seth Curtis.= Daughters of the Puritans. *$1.10. Am. Unitar.

  The group of women whose biographies are sketched here includes
  Catherine Maria Sedgwick, Mary Lovell Ware, Lydia Maria Child,
  Dorothea Lynde Dix, Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Harriet Beecher
  Stowe and Louisa May Alcott.

  * “In writing about them, therefore, the author assumes a frankly New
  England point of view, judges men, women, and things by New England
  standards, and takes all his saints seriously.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 895. D. 16, ‘05. 420w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 887. D. 9, ‘05. 140w.


=Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli, earl of.= Endymion; with a critical
introd. on his writings by Edmund Gosse. $1.50. Cambridge soc., 135 5th
av., N. Y.

  “In ‘Endymion’ ... the hand of the author has dealt with matters with
  which he was more than familiar, the political complications and
  developments of the thirties and forties of the last century. It is in
  reality an autobiography, and the figures which move through the
  varied scenes of the story are thinly disguised personages of high
  rank and great importance.”—Pub. Opin.

  “Despite its priggish tone and frequent sneers, the book has a human
  quality which is likely to give it a life that even the great fame of
  its author could not have assured it had those qualities been
  wanting.”

   + + — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 549. Ap. 8, ‘05. 290w.


=Beale, Joseph Henry, jr.= Law of foreign corporations and taxation of
corporations both foreign and domestic. sh. *$6. W: J. Nagel, 6
Ashburton place, Boston.

  “In this country alone of great modern commonwealths, every state
  jurisdiction is a ‘foreign’ jurisdiction in every other state; and
  every corporation chartered by one state is a foreign corporation in
  every other.... It is made more complicated still by the concurrent
  existence of still a third (federal) jurisdiction.... The subject of
  taxation is naturally involved.... The author has devoted considerable
  space to the statutory provisions of states and territories, as well
  as of Great Britain and Canada.”—Nation.

  “There is, we believe, no other which covers the field explored by Mr.
  Beale, to the exclusion of other topics, and this fact alone would
  make the work professionally important.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 339. Ap. 27, ‘05. 590w.


=Beard, Lina, and Beard, Adelia.= Indoor and outdoor handicraft and
recreation for girls. **$1.60. Scribner.

  “When the eye and hand can be trained, the mind informed, and the
  child at the same time entertained, a needed work is indeed being
  accomplished; and in ‘Handicraft and recreation for girls,’ the
  parents will find a valuable aid in accomplishing this triple task.
  The first half of the volume ... is devoted to the handicrafts. Here
  the most explicit directions are given for spinning, weaving, ... as
  well as for making complete miniature copies of a Japanese village, a
  Russian village, an Indian village and an old colonial kitchen....
  Besides these there are numerous suggestions for the very tiny
  folk.... The second half ... contains many delightful suggestions for
  Easter and Hallowe’en games as well as for simple amusements for very
  small children.”—Arena.

  “All the directions in the book are so detailed and simple, and the
  illustrations are so copious that the work is far more valuable than
  many similar volumes. One would search far to find a book of this kind
  so varied in its interests and so clear and explicit in its practical
  directions.” Amy C. Rich.

     + + =Arena.= 33: 221. F. ‘05. 440w.


=Beardsley, Aubrey.= Last letters of Aubrey Beardsley: with an
introductory note by the Rev. John Gray. *$1.50. Longmans.

  “A series of notes and letters written by Aubrey Beardsley during the
  last three years of his life.”—N. Y. Times.

       + =Cath. World.= 81: 250. My. ‘05. 240w.

  “In a sketchy way, these indicate something of the writer’s mind and
  tastes.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 379. Ap. ‘05. 130w.

  “Altogether the book seems to throw some light on the artistic
  temperament in general, as well as upon the character and ways of
  thought of the young artist. For all that, it is quite impossible to
  see how the inclusion of many of the utterly trivial notes of thanks
  or regret adds to the light the book affords, and the trouble is that
  such idle conclusions are apt to make the reader scoff at the rest,
  much of which is not matter for scoffing.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 68. F. 4, ‘05. 660w.

  “These letters are interesting as throwing side-lights upon that
  remarkably sensitive, artistic soul.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 381. Mr. ‘05. 60w.


=Becke, (George) Louis.= Tom Gerrard. †$1.50. Lippincott.

  A series of episodes in the life of an Australian stockman who, after
  many and varied misfortunes, finds happiness thru a lovely girl whom
  he has rescued from an alligator. The setting is Queensland, and there
  is much local color.

  “His new manner, because of its inequality, is inferior to the old:
  here and there he climbs almost to the heights; a moment later he has
  fallen into the mud of the ridiculous.”

       — =Acad.= 68: 857. Ag. 19, ‘05. 320w.

  “If his people are stereotyped, the incidents of Mr. Becke’s tale are
  numerous, and mostly picturesque.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 74. Jl. 15. 300w.

  “The story contains the usual Australian elements of interest.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 404. Je. 17, ‘05. 330w.

  “But for the local colour, in fact, the novel would be entirely
  commonplace.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 100: 251. Ag. 19, ‘05. 230w.


=Becke, Louis.= Under tropic skies. †$1.50. Lippincott.

  “Mr. Becke, like Mr. Kipling, Mr. Lafcadio Hearn, Mr. Norman Duncan,
  and some few other fortunate ones in this generation, discovered a new
  corner of the earth with which he had a special talent for making the
  rest of mankind acquainted.... His element is, without doubt, the
  throwing of just such flashlights upon the far Paumotos, the
  Carolines, Fiji, and other fascinating dots in the Pacific solitudes
  as fill the pages of the volume which is called ‘Under tropic
  skies.’”—N. Y. Times.

  “Has returned to the writing of those delightful sketches of life in
  the remote islands of the South Pacific that first brought him into
  favorable notice. But one cannot read through to the end of this
  volume without coming to the conclusion that Mr. Becke still writes
  very good stories, that his store of incidents is simply enormous, and
  that he knows the South Sea Islands—natives, traders, and all their
  ways, past and present. He makes us know them too.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 27. Ja. 14, ‘05. 500w.


=Beebe, C. William.= Two bird-lovers in Mexico. **$3. Houghton.

  These two bird-lovers, the writer and his wife, spent a winter camping
  in the Mexican interior and here they found not only birds, but
  mammals, insects, flowers, and scenery worth observing. This record of
  the things they saw includes ornithological information, new material
  upon the food-habits of the Mexican species, and also incidents of
  travel and camp life and glimpses of the natives whom they met while
  “roughing it.”

  * “His observations and his pictures will be of great value to the
  scientist as well as a pleasure to the untrained reader.” May Estelle
  Cook.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 373. D. 1, ‘05. 230w.

  “He has aimed at an interesting running narrative and commentary,
  rather than an exhaustive study. He may justly be proud of the
  information gathered on the habits of birds.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 341. O. 26, ‘05. 270w.

  “The whole story is told with much good humor and with evident
  enthusiasm.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 726. O. 28, ‘05. 940w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 943. D. 16, ‘05. 50w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 636. N. 1, ‘05. 130w.


=Beecher, Willis Judson.= Prophets and the promise. **$2. Crowell.

  The substance of this theological text-book is that of the lectures
  delivered by the author 1902-03 on the L. P. Stone foundation in the
  Princeton theological seminary. It presents a scholarly study of the
  prophets of the Old Testament and their messages relating to the
  coming of the Messiah. The author has searched for the truth
  unhampered by considerations of the orthodoxy of the results; but he
  feels that the truth as he found it while it contains some new
  elements is “simply the old orthodoxy, to some extent transposed into
  the forms of modern thought.”

  “The point of view is essentially conservative.”

       + =Bib. World.= 26: 398. N. ‘05. 40w.

  “Among recent books adverse to the modern critical view of the Old
  Testament, Dr. Beecher’s work has the rare and distinctive merit of
  commanding the respect of the critics whom he opposes.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 630. N. 11, ‘05. 230w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 752. D. ‘05. 80w.


* =Beeson, Rebecca Katharine,= comp. Child’s calendar beautiful. $1.
Burt-Terry-Wilson co., La Fayette, Ind.

  A collection of poems and prose selections to be memorized by
  children. The selections are arranged to cover the eight years of the
  grammar school course and each of these years is divided into months
  beginning with the first school month, September. This arrangement
  makes the book ideal for a teacher’s use. The selections are not only
  appropriate to the time of year but they include the thoughts of our
  best English writers upon subjects which appeal to the child’s
  patriotism, love of nature, human sympathy, and ideals.


=Beldam, George W., and Fry, Charles B.= Great batsmen: their methods at
a glance. *$6.50. Macmillan.

  A series of six hundred instantaneous photographs illustrating the
  stages by which the best cricket batsmen make their most
  characteristic strokes.

  “It is the most scientific work and the most practical work on batting
  that has yet appeared, a combination of example and precept which
  could not be bettered.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 1036. O. 7, ‘05. 260w.

  * “An intensely interesting book, and it will be found invaluable by
  all who are concerned with the higher philosophy of cricket.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 683. N. 18, 680w.

  “The cricketers of the future, when the present giants of the game are
  but memories, may find in Mr. Beldam’s marvellous photographs and Mr.
  Fry’s concise and lucid descriptions much fascination.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 275. S. 1, ‘05. 440w.

  * “The book is full of a great variety of most interesting and
  instructive points.” C. G. K.

     + + =Nature.= 73: 82. N. 23, ‘05. 1680w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 625. S. 23, ‘05. 310w.


=Beldam, George W., and Vaile, P. A.= Great lawn-tennis players. *$4.
Macmillan.

  A book of action photographs illustrating the positions taken by
  players for particular strokes, with comments by Mr. Vaile, who calls
  attention to their good or bad points. There is a chapter on “advanced
  tactics of the single game,” by Mr. E. G. Meers, and one upon “The
  half-volley,” by Mr. C. A. Caridia.

  “Mr. Vaile can play lawn-tennis and can talk about it, but he
  certainly cannot write. However, Mr. Beldam’s photographs make an
  excellent album.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 148. F. 18, ‘05. 790w.

  * “The book is in fact spoilt by the text.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 683. N. 18, 420w.

  “Valuable contribution to the literature of lawn tennis. The lawn
  tennis reader will find, therefore, much to think over in these pages,
  and particular attention is drawn to the first chapter, in which the
  racket, per se, and the methods of holding it are discussed.”

     + + =Nature.= 71: 436. Mr. 9, ‘05. 160w.

       + =Spec.= 94: 186. F. 4, ‘05. 160w.


=Bell, Archie.= Scarlet repentance. 50c. Broadway pub.

  A beautiful Italian woman plays upon the weakness of a young American
  whom she meets in a sleeping car in the Rockies, “where the mountains
  cover their sins.” They spend one day at Banff together, a day in
  which the young man learns much, and, having eaten of this tree of
  good and evil, he returns to the East where, at the written command of
  the woman he has left, he confesses all to his innocent young fiancee,
  and receives her forgiveness and, incidentally, an Italian estate.


=Bell, John Joy.= Mr. Pennycook’s boy, and other stories, †$1.25.
Harper.

  A dozen short stories of Scottish child life. Wee Macgreegor himself
  reappears in this volume, and there are others as wee and canny as he.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 575. D. ‘05. 80w.

  “They are very good stories of their kind—informed by the appropriate
  sentiment and not too much obscured by dialect—humorous also in the
  sad Scottish fashion of humor.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 291. My. 6, ‘05. 220w.

  “The undercurrent of tenderness serves to bring out in higher relief
  the sometimes unconscious humor of the sketches.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 141. My. 13, ‘05. 60w.

  “It would be difficult to find a volume more refreshing than ‘Mr.
  Pennycook’s boy.’”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 758. Je. ‘05. 130w.


=Bell, Lilian Lida.= At home with the Jardines. †$1.50. Page.

  “In this volume the heroine of ... ‘Abroad with the Jimmies’ appears
  in the role of a young matron seeking to establish a home in New York
  city. The efforts of herself and her husband to secure ... peace and
  quiet amid the vicissitudes of flat-life in the great metropolis prove
  so futile that at last they conceive the idea of withdrawing to a
  beautiful little town on the Hudson, where they find a delightful
  old-fashioned house which they transform into an ideal country
  home.”—Arena.

  “The book is written in a bright, breezy style and abounds in humorous
  situations. It is just the volume for an idle summer afternoon.” Amy
  C. Rich.

       + =Arena.= 33: 455. Ap. ‘05. 180w.


=Bell, Malcolm.= Sir Edward Burne-Jones. $1.25. Warne.

  A volume in the “Newnes’ art library.” The book contains a tinted
  half-tone frontispiece and fifty-seven plates in black and white
  illustrating Burne-Jones’ work. There is an introductory essay by
  Malcolm Bell, who describes the pictures and tells of the artist’s
  struggles for public recognition.

         =Critic.= 46: 379. Ap. ‘05. 50w.

  “In his undoubtedly triumphant accomplishment of the difficult task of
  writing with freshness on a subject he has already treated
  exhaustively, the author ... assumes, perhaps, rather too much
  knowledge on the part of his readers. But for this small drawback, ...
  the brief account of the prolific artist must satisfy his most ardent
  admirers.”

     + + =Int. Studio.= 25: 181. Ap. ‘05. 110w.

  “... Ten page preface, lightly but clearly, sketching his life and
  work.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 39. Ap. ‘05. 190w.

  “As the text is the work of Mr. Malcolm Bell, however, it bears the
  marks of the same authority and illumination which we find in his
  other and larger volumes. The execution of the illustrations is of
  rather unequal merit, but they are well chosen and are deeply
  interesting.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 398. F. 11, ‘05. 80w.


=Bell, Nancy R. E. Meugens (Mrs Arthur Bell) (D’Anvers, pseud.).= Paolo
Veronese. $1.25. Warne.

  An addition to the “Newnes’ art library.” The volume contains a sketch
  of Paolo Caliari, called Veronese, and his works, a list of his
  paintings and their present locations, and sixty-four illustrations in
  half-tone, reproduced from photographs.

  “Here the introduction by Mrs. Bell is clear and direct. The
  half-tones do not average as well as in other volumes.”

   + + — =Critic.= 46: 379. Ap. ‘05. 110w.

  “Is typical of that writer’s clear insight into the salient
  characteristics of the painter.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 24: sup. 100. F. ‘05. 130w.

  “This text is much above the average of these publications, and gives
  some real idea of the range and force of Paolo’s genius, though Mrs.
  Bell seems entirely to have missed the humor of the artist’s defence
  of himself before the Inquisition, and to sympathize altogether with
  the inquisitors.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 194. Mr. 9, ‘05. 60w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 150. Mr. 11, ‘05. 260w.

  “Interesting text. We could wish that the many illustrations in the
  present volume were more adequate in quality.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 401. F. 11, ‘05. 230w.


=Bell, Nancy R. E. Meugens (Mrs. Arthur Bell) (N. D’Anvers, pseud.)=
Tintoretto, bds. $1.25. Warne.

  About sixty illustrations well reproduced, with an introductory essay
  on the painter and his work.

  “In the introductory essay Mrs. Arthur Bell, from her extensive
  knowledge of Italian painting, throws much light on the surroundings
  of the painter, giving, by her interesting way of writing, a chapter
  which adds greatly to the value of the book.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 25: 180. Ap. ‘05. 120w.

  “The text is of no value.”

       — =Nation.= 80: 523. Je. 29, ‘05. 470w.

       + =Outlook.= 80: 696. Jl. 15, ‘05. 50w.


=Belloc, Hilaire.= Emmanuel Burden, †$1.50. Scribner.

  The days of Butler and his memorial “Hudibras” are suggested thruout
  Mr. Belloc’s brilliant satire with its exaggerated gravity. It
  satirizes the speculative methods developed by the modern
  imperialistic movement in England. “No small part of the humor of his
  satire lies in its travesty of many contemporary biographies, in which
  the values of small incidents is greatly exaggerated, uninteresting
  details of family are furnished, and insignificant pedigrees traced
  back as if they led to royal sources.” (Outlook).

  “Mr. Belloc has drawn his characters with a delicate irony.”

   + + + =Cath. World.= 81: 407. Je. ‘05. 310w.

  “No piece of social and political satire was ever more elaborately
  worked out in each incident, reference and detail, even to the titles
  of the amusing pencil sketches.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1191. My. 25, ‘05. 100w.

  “A brilliantly written satire. An Englishman would appreciate the
  satire much more than an American, because of more intimate knowledge
  of the conditions with which it deals; but the story is sufficiently
  distinct in its satirical outlines to make the purpose of the author
  clear to an American reader and to give the story, for an American,
  interest.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 94. Ja. 7, ‘05. 120w.


=Bennet, Robert Ames.= For the white Christ; a story of the days of
Charlemagne. $1.50. McClurg.

  Oliver the northman, and his foster brother, Roland, are the heroes of
  this dramatic story, which is filled with stirring scenes and wartime
  adventures. The Danes, joining with the Franks in their cry of “Christ
  and the king,” repulse the Saracens; and Oliver, by his chivalrous
  daring, wins King Karl’s daughter, in spite of the beautiful and
  wicked Fastrada, who, by means of spells and poisons, succeeds in
  making herself a queen. It is a story true to those rough times in all
  details, and is an old time romance rather than an historical novel.

  “The author has taken pains over his work, and should content readers
  who enjoy that kind of fare. The delineation of character is
  conventional. A defect ... is the tendency to force the heroic note
  too insistently.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 75. Jl. 15. 280w.

  “All this portentous historical material, blended with much intrigue
  and passion, together with some of the gentler elements of romance, is
  skilfully brought into a tale of much action and dramatic vigor,
  couched in language that makes a fair pretense of archaism (of the
  conventional type, naturally), and brought to a satisfactory issue.”
  Wm. Morton Payne.

       + =Dial.= 38: 390. Je. 1, ‘05. 250w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 237. Ap. 8, ‘05. 260w.

  “This story is somewhat high-flown and super-romantic in style, but
  its intensity is not without dramatic force.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 856. Ap. 1, ‘05. 50w.

  “He has covered dry bones with rosy flesh.”

       + =Reader.= 5: 788. My. ‘05. 610w.


=Benson, Allan L.= Socialism made plain. Social Democratic publishing
company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  “A simple explanation of the principles of socialism as advocated by
  American socialists—a work suited for the busy man on the farm, in the
  shop, the factory and the store, who has little time to give to
  abstract treatises.... This work contains fifteen chapters” in which
  “the various phases of socialism are so elucidated as to be easily
  grasped by the individual.”—Arena.

  “The treatment of the subject is so admirable that we take pleasure in
  recommending it to our readers.” Amy C. Rich.

     + + =Arena.= 33: 454. Ap. ‘05. 350w.


=Benson, Arthur Christopher (Christopher Carr, pseud.).= Life of Edward
FitzGerald. **75c. Macmillan.

  A volume recently added to the “English men of letters” series. The
  life of the man known to the world mainly thru his “Omar Khayyám” is a
  “fair subject of public discussion, not only because he was a poet of
  special charm and fineness, but also because he was a peculiarly
  interesting specimen of human nature.” (Outlook.)

  “Mr. Benson has analyzed the mind of FitzGerald with rare
  penetration.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 677. Jl. 1, ‘05. 1390w.

  “Mr. Benson has perhaps made of the brief biography required by the
  scheme of this series all that could be made of it.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 198. Ag. 12. 1610w.

  “Mr. A. C. Benson was a capital choice for the writing of this book.
  Not only is he sympathetic with FitzGerald, but he is a delightful
  writer.” Jeanette L. Gilder.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 158. Ag. ‘05. 1090w.

  “This new life of FitzGerald ... meets no crying need. The literary
  strictures, however just, seem not exactly called for in ‘Old Fitz’s’
  case; and all else is a twice-told tale.”

     + — =Dial.= 39: 69. Ag. 1, ‘05. 480w.

  “The biographical sketch and general characterization are excellent,
  the specific criticisms of FitzGerald’s writings sound and fair.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 697. S. 21, ‘05. 200w.

  “If he is not quite a satisfying biographer, he is certainly a
  satisfying editor, and often a very clever commentator upon
  FitzGerald’s literary achievements.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 197. Je. 23, ‘05. 2760w.

  “Mr. Benson’s book will be found to contain all that any reader needs
  to know about FitzGerald, and it is an excellent cheap substitute for
  those who cannot afford Mr. Wright’s massive illustrated volumes.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 126. Ag. 10, ‘05. 1340w.

  “His treatment on the whole, scarcely touches us with quite that
  personal and affectionate feeling for FitzGerald that doubtless most
  of us have involuntarily formed.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 560. Ag. 26, ‘05. 840w.

  “A literary portrait simple and direct in its method of treatment, but
  full of expression and character.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 837. Jl. 29, ‘05. 450w.

  “Mr. Benson sets forth very clearly and succinctly the noteworthy
  facts in a career that was decidedly lacking in the spectacular,
  whatever may be said of its deeper notes.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 509. O. ‘05. 120w.

  “We do not of course deny to Mr. Benson’s work such merits as may
  always be found in his biographical efforts—care in the weighing of
  facts, an educated taste, and a practised hand in the manipulation of
  phrases.”

       + =Sat. R.= 100: 500. O. 14, ‘05. 1410w.

  “He has marshalled the facts which are already known with considerable
  skill; he has criticised FitzGerald’s few works with sound judgment
  and surprising moderation.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 48. Ag. 8, ‘05. 1540w.


=Benson, Arthur Christopher (Christopher Carr, pseud.).= Peace and other
poems. *$1.50. Lane.

  “Mr. Benson’s verse resembles Matthew Arnold’s not only in its
  culture, but in its gentle brooding over the dark and mysterious facts
  of life, and in the strong resolution which confronts the mischances
  of human experience.... Most of the poems in this volume [about forty
  in number] record Mr. Benson’s own reflections upon nature and
  life.”—Forum.

  “The longer poems as a rule are the most successful, elegy and not
  epigram being Mr. Benson’s forte.”

       + =Ath.= 1905: 2: 107. Jl. 22. 300w.

  “Tender, sincere, and refined, Mr. Benson’s verse appeals to our
  highest spiritual nature, and delivers its message with persuasive
  grace.” Wm. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 272. N. 1, ‘05. 460w.

  “Mr. Benson’s verse resembles Matthew Arnold’s: there is in it a
  warmth of sympathy redeeming it from austerity and even imparting to
  it a tone of friendliness and geniality.” Herbert W. Horwill.

       + =Forum.= 37: 247. O. ‘05. 560w.

  “Mr. Benson maintains a deliberately chosen level of good verse. He is
  always correct, always perfectly plain.”

       + =Lond. Times.= 4: 267. Ag. 25, ‘05. 320w.

  “Maintains the even comfortable level of his earlier books.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 303. O. 12, ‘05. 380w.


=Benson, Edward Frederic.= Act in a backwater. $1.50. Appleton.

  “Mr. Benson has given us a slight but pleasing study of life in a
  small cathedral town. The brother and sister of a poor nobleman settle
  there, and introduce a novel element into the placid life of the place
  which gives many opportunities for comedy. The son of a canon, an
  artist, and therefore a rebel against the tyranny of the close, falls
  in love with the sister, and the progress of their romance is the main
  interest of the book.”—Spec.

  “All this has the makings of a capital light comedy, which no one
  could have done better than Mr. Benson. But for some obscure reason he
  has seen fit to introduce episodes entirely out of all harmony that
  ruin his effect. They give the impression of heartlessness and, what
  is worse, are bad art.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 106. F. 4, ‘05. 300w.

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 203. F. 18. 590w.

  “A flat little story without construction or sustained interest.”

       — =Critic.= 46: 477. My. ‘05. 80w.

  “As an example, not of Mr. Benson’s power, but of his wit, cleverness,
  and knowledge of human nature, ‘An act in a backwater’ is a delightful
  bit of work.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 149. Mr. 11, ‘05. 1030w.

  “It has some pleasant bits of human nature and one or two lovable
  characters, but, considered as a novel, it is wretchedly constructed.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 604. Mr. 4, ‘05. 60w.

  “A novel which starts out admirably and ends in sheer vacuity.”

     + — =R. of Rs.= 31: 757. Je. ‘05. 100w.

  “It is a pleasant, wholesome story.”

       + =Spec.= 94: 184. F. 4, ‘05. 260w.


=Benson, Edward Frederic.= Image in the sand. †$1.50. Lippincott.

  A love story dealing with the occult. “It is in fact the old story of
  the struggle between the powers of light and darkness, the black magic
  and the white for the possession of a girl’s soul—a Faust legend in
  effect, or its parallel expressed in terms of ancient and modern
  occultism.” (Acad.)

  “The climax, itself, however, the struggle of Ida’s friends and
  household with the demoniac, has a vivid force, and, if the tale is to
  stand by its power to conjure up horror, Mr. Benson must be credited
  with a considerable success in a difficult ‘genre.’ His detail is
  effective, his society sketches are admirable.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 710. Jl. 8, ‘05. 520w.

  “The story is carefully conceived and well written, and with excellent
  restraint. Mr. Benson wanted to ‘make our flesh creep,’ and he has
  not.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 73. Jl. 15. 200w.

  “That he has failed ludicrously, pathetically, merely marks his
  limitations by proclaiming his total innocence of the one quality that
  would make success possible. The machinery of the story is clumsy, its
  progress slow, and its conclusion an absurd evasion of whatever
  problem might conceivably be raised. Whether from carelessness or
  sheer ignorance, the book is a storehouse of weak, awkward, slovenly
  writing.” Edward Clark Marsh.

     — — =Bookm.= 22: 69. S. ‘05. 1560w.

  “The reason why Mr. Benson has not succeeded better is that he lets us
  too much behind the scenes.”

       — =Ind.= 59: 575. S. 7, ‘05. 190w.

  “In the would-be serious parts the author carries no conviction, and
  in lighter passages he is far below his own best level.”

       — =Lond. Times.= 4: 209. Je. 30, ‘05. 540w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 392. Je. 17, ‘05. 120w.

  “The quiet, intense conviction of Mr. Benson’s pages cannot fail
  entirely of a certain impressiveness.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 479. Jl. 22, ‘05. 1100w.

  “This tale is cleverly written, but disappointing.”

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 884. Ag. 5, ‘05. 150w.

  “His quick, vivacious talent is not well adapted for a tale of
  intangible mystery, which wants an atmosphere beyond Mr. Benson’s
  powers. The second part of the story would be convincing and powerful
  were the reader properly impressed by the first.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 261. Ag. 19, ‘05. 400w.


=Benson, Rev. Robert Hugh.= By what authority? *$1.60. imp. Benziger.

  “Mr. Benson, after making an effort at religious impartiality,
  abandons the attempt, and frankly turns his novel into a Roman
  Catholic historical pamphlet.... [He] takes for his subject the
  religious persecutions of the Roman Catholics in the reign of
  Elizabeth.... The greater part of the novel is occupied by theological
  discussions.... Mr. Benson has a gift of word-painting which enables
  him to give vividly lifelike pictures of the court of Elizabeth, and
  particularly of the queen herself.”—Spec.

  “Is an unusually fine piece of work. In fact we regard it as one of
  the most excellent Catholic stories that we possess in English, and by
  far the best that has appeared for a long time.”

   + + + =Cath. World.= 81: 403. Je. ‘05. 970w.

  “On the whole, the book is well worth reading, though spoilt, if
  judged from the standpoint of a work of fiction, by the intrusion of
  too much theology.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 221. F. 11, ‘05. 340w.


=Benton, Josiah H.= Notable libel case: the criminal prosecution of
Theodore Lyman, jr., by Daniel Webster, in the Supreme judicial court of
Massachusetts, November term, 1828. **$3.50. Goodspeed.

  “The trial here described was on an indictment alleging that Lyman had
  charged Webster with having conspired with other leading Federalists
  in 1807-‘08 to break up the union on account of the Embargo acts, and
  to re-annex the New England states to the mother country.” (Dial). The
  case was submitted to the grand jury in the supreme judicial court,
  and an indictment returned. It was then tried with the result that the
  jury disagreed, and when the solicitor-general proclaimed that every
  resource had been exhausted, the case was dropped. The trial, based as
  it was upon political rather than personal motives, did not disturb
  the relation of friendship between the two men.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 718. Ap. ‘05. 100w.

  “The history of the episode is well worked out by Mr. Benton, and the
  letters and other documentary materials are so skillfully employed in
  the text that the story almost tells itself from the records.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 128. F. 16, ‘05. 590w.


=Berenson, Bernard.= Lorenzo Lotto: an essay on constructive art
criticism. *$2.50. Macmillan.

  A reprint of a book which was first published ten years ago. It
  catalogs and describes Lotto’s paintings and attempts to present the
  man, Lotto, altho there is little material available for his
  re-construction. There are a large number of full-page reproductions
  of Lotto’s works.

       + =Acad.= 68: 368. Ap. 1, ‘05. 190w.

  “A model of systematic investigation.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 398. My. 18, ‘05. 270w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 450. Jl. 8, ‘05. 600w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 141. My. 13, ‘05. 100w.


=Bernheimer, Charles Seligman,= ed. Russian Jew in the United States:
studies of social conditions in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, with
a description of rural settlements. **$2. Winston.

  A series of papers contributed by well-known Jewish writers who
  “present the rise and development of the Russian Jews who have come to
  the United States during the past twenty-odd years, to show the
  qualities they brought with them, to present the facts as to their
  adjustment to the conditions here, and to look a little into the
  future.”

  “The manner of presentation of the papers is not uniformly happy, and
  for the whole we wish for a specific statement of dates. In spite of
  this, however, Dr. Bernheimer has undoubtedly done a service in
  bringing out this book. Considering its structure, he is to be
  congratulated on having it so free of injudicious statements and as
  complete as it is in the important matter on this serious subject of
  the assimilation of so alien a people.” Walter E. Kruesi.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 598. S. ‘05. 560w.

         =Critic.= 47: 380. O. 90w.

  “It is a splendid argument for the Jew.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 579. S. 7, ‘05. 240w.

  * “Naturally, the authors speak from the inside, and as each deals
  with conditions which have come within his own observation and
  experience, there is a variety of intimate information not easily
  obtainable by alien investigators.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 785. N. 18, ‘05. 300w.

         =Outlook.= 80: 839. Jl. 29, ‘05. 70w.


* =Bernstein, Hermann.= Contrite hearts. †$1.25. Wessels.

  The life of a group of Russian Jews is here pictured in a fashion
  simple to the point of crudeness. The two daughters of the orthodox
  cantor, Isroel Lambert, follow their own hearts and become outcasts
  from both the faith and the home of their father. Later, contrite in
  heart and chastened in spirit, they are reunited with him in America.
  Thruout the book strict observance of Jewish rites seems to bring a
  happiness denied to those who merely love.


=Berry, Charles William.= Temperature-entropy diagram. $1.25. Wiley.

  “Mr. Berry’s book ... presupposes a knowledge of thermodynamics, also
  of the working and behavior of the various kinds of heat engines, ...
  it ... is divided into twelve chapters. The first chapter treats of
  reversible processes and cycles, and in the following eleven chapters
  the T Phi diagram is applied to the following processes and engines:
  perfect gases, saturated steam, superheated vapors, the flow of
  fluids, hot-air engines, the liquefaction of gases, compressors and
  refrigeration, the actual steam-engine cycle as recorded by the
  indicator.”—Engin. N.

  “The book is very clearly written. The author has covered quite an
  extensive field, and on the whole he has done it very well.” Storm
  Bull.

     + + =Engin. N.= 53: 527. My. 18, ‘05. 420w.


=Berton, Guy.= Art thou the man? †$1.50. Dodd.

  A Denver murderer who daintily strangles a trio of women and in each
  case leaves behind thirteen carnations as a clue is sought thruout
  this detective story. The adventures of a “cub reporter” who becomes
  involved in the search, the clearing of an innocent man by a skilful
  lawyer who holds a mob at bay to protect his client, and the influence
  of Elise, the wicked and beautiful woman of the French quarter, are
  vividly drawn.

  “The gloom is not lightened by any gleam of humor, but the style has
  the force which comes from a lurid intensity of feeling.”

     + — =Ind.= 58: 844. Ap. 13, ‘05. 140w.

  “Local color has been laid on here in great crimson splashes.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 237. Ap. 8, ‘05. 380w.

  “A rather clever detective story couched in somewhat overwrought
  language.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 906. Ap. 8, ‘05. 30w.

  “The tale is lacking in action, compactness, and sequence.”

       — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 714. My. 6, ‘05. 110w.

  “Lacks neither freshness nor power.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 763. Je. ‘05. 110w.


=Bertouch, Beatrice, Baroness de.= Life of Father Ignatius, O. S. B.
*$3. Dutton.

  The life of this “devout but pugnacious Anglican monk” is interwoven
  with questions of church doctrine and church union so as to represent
  an episode in church history. His biographer reveals him as “a son of
  thunder,” “magnificently human,” and with an “oceanic personality.”

  “Will be received with grains by those not of the fold.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 154. F. 23, ‘05. 750w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 172. Mr. 18, ‘05. 630w.

  “The story of his life is a curious episode in the history of the
  modern church, an interesting study for the psychologist, and an
  instructive commentary on the worth of a formal sort of church union
  that is too much thought of.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 450. F. 18, ‘05. 150w.

  “A book which, so far as it is a narrative of facts and an exposition
  of opinions, has an unquestionable interest. It, too, answers in its
  way the question about the Anglican ideal. The author has a copious
  vocabulary of slang, but cannot write English.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 180. F. 4, ‘05. 170w.


=Besant, Walter.= London in the time of the Tudors. *$7.50. Macmillan.

  “The gravitating point in this great historical period lay principally
  in London.... As London was England to so large an extent, we are
  naturally curious to learn all that we can about the city at that
  interesting period. The late Sir Walter Besant’s quarto volume on
  ‘London in the time of the Tudors’ goes far towards gratifying our
  curiosity. It is in the same sumptuous form as the same author’s
  ‘London in the eighteenth century’.... The illustrations are for the
  most part reproductions of contemporary prints; chief among them is a
  panorama of the city, extending over three double pages of the book,
  originally drawn by Anthony Van den Wyngaerde, in 1543, well
  illustrating the map folded into the cover, embracing 12 pages, and
  being a reduced reproduction of Ralph Agas’s map of about 1560.”—Dial.

  “Work is rightly called a survey. It is not a history; it is not a
  story. It is especially happy in its accounts of how people lived and
  dressed, what they ate and drank, what customs they pursued at their
  weddings and at the burial of their dead,—from the king and queen down
  to ‘prentice. The author has drawn largely upon contemporary authors.”
  Arthur Howard Noll.

     + + =Dial.= 88: 121. F. 16, ‘05. 1230w.

     + + =Spec.= 94: 143. Ja. 28, ‘05. 1450w.


=Best, Kenelm Digby.= Rosa mystica: the fifteen mysteries of the most
holy rosary, and other joys, sorrows and glories of Mary. *$6. Herder.

  A book written in honor of the Immaculate conception jubilee. It is
  illustrated with 46 full-page illustrations, copies of the rosary
  frescoes of Giovanni di San Giovanni and other artists.

  “It contains nothing fresh, original, or thoughtful that we have
  discovered. Its occasional references to history are grotesquely
  false: its theology is often repulsively extravagant; and its general
  method and spirit make it impossible for intelligent people to read it
  with either profit or patience.”

   — — — =Cath. World.= 80: 830. Mr. ‘05. 220w.


=Bevan, Edwyn Robert.= Jerusalem under the high priests. $2.50.
Longmans.

  Five lectures on the period between Nehemiah and the New Testament.
  “Into his attractive narrative of political events Mr. Bevan weaves a
  sketch of the development of Jewish thought, including therein notices
  of the Book of Daniel and of all the great Apocryphal works of the
  time except the Wisdom of Solomon.... One of the most noteworthy works
  of the period is Ben-Sira or Ecclesiasticus.... Mr. Bevan’s account of
  the book is full and interesting. He properly devotes much space to
  the invasion of Jewish society by Hellenism, including the attempt of
  Antiochus Epiphanes to Hellenize his realm.... Other important points
  forcibly brought out are: the character of Judas Maccabæus, the
  results of the Hasmonean rule, the conflicts between the Pharisees and
  the Sadducees, and the policy and character of Herod. The volume is
  provided with an index and tables of the Hasmoneans and the
  Seleucids.”—Am. Hist. R.

  “Mr. Bevan’s picture of the period, while popular in style, is
  thorough and accurate in matter.” C. H. Toy.

       + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 681. Ap. ‘05. 320w.

  “The style is clear and sympathetic, and occasionally even brilliant.
  The topics dealt with by Mr. Bevan are so successfully worked out that
  we should have liked to see the book enlarged so as to embrace other
  pertinent points as well.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 522. Ap. 29. 610w.

  “It is not a comprehensive work; but a scholar who knows a period of
  history deeply and scientifically, can put a great deal of information
  into a small book. And beyond doubt, Mr. Bevan’s acquaintance with his
  subject is thorough and methodical. We only regret that he did not add
  a little bibliographical detail to his interesting pages.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 80: 829. Mr. ‘05. 230w.

  “The author has certainly succeeded in his purpose of giving ‘in a few
  strokes the general outline and colour’ of the period.” G. B. G.

     + + =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 604. Jl. ‘05. 180w.


=Beveridge, Albert J.= Young man and the world. **$1.50. Appleton.

  “The young Indiana senator writes of young men from the point of view
  of a young man who has found success coming his way. These papers are
  collected from the periodical in which they first appeared.... Learn
  your limitations, and start out in the direction for which you are
  fitted, is his first suggestion. Also keep working, and working hard,
  and don’t worry. Read, and mingle with people, and cultivate nature.
  Take vacations. Courage, nerve, faith in one’s self are necessary. Mr.
  Beveridge has given a great deal of good advice that ... will
  stimulate and help to strengthen.”—N. Y. Times.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 669. O. 14, ‘05. 530w.

  * “It is all on good, safe, and sound commonplace ground.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 777. N. 18, ‘05. 370w.

  * “His book covers a great deal of ground, and covers it well; it
  contains sayings to think over, sayings to remember, sayings to
  follow; it is a book decidedly worth having.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 833. D. 2, ‘05. 140w.

  “The writer’s terse, vigorous style is well suited to his text.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 530. O. 28, ‘05. 40w.

  * “Will occupy a permanent place with books of their general
  character.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 639. N. ‘05. 100w.


=Beveridge, W.= History of the Westminster assembly. *$1. imp. Scribner.

  “In a very clear and orderly manner, within a brief compass, this
  volume sets forth the events leading up to the calling of the
  assembly, its character, deliberations, and findings.”—Bib. World.

  “The calling, the personnel, and proceedings of the assembly are
  concisely related.”

     + + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 376. Ap. ‘05. 170w.

  “Of the many histories of the assembly this seems to us best suited to
  the needs of the general reader.”

     + + =Bib. World.= 25: 316. Ap. ‘05. 80w.


=Bharati, Baba Premanand.= Sree Krishna, the Lord of love. *$2. Lane.

  This work prepared by the distinguished Brahman of Calcutta, who was
  recently elected vice-president of the Peace congress, is intended to
  interpret the Hindu belief as to the origin and meaning of life and
  the evolution of the universe. It purports to be “the history of the
  universe from its birth to its dissolution. Baba Bharati has aimed to
  impress his readers with the substance of Hindu thought on religion
  and philosophy, in purely Eastern dress. The volume is really a clear
  history of the origin, nature, and evolution of the universe as the
  Oriental mind perceives it; it is a clear statement of the doctrine of
  Karma; an exposition of the caste system; a beautiful story of the
  Oriental Christ, and perhaps the clearest statement ever published of
  the Hindu cosmogony.” (R. of Rs.)

  “Style is direct, simple, and clear, and his thinking high and sane.
  It is an extraordinary book,—the fascinating exposition of an exalted
  philosophy.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 255. F. ‘05. 250w.


Bible. Book of Ecclesiastes: a new metrical translation, with an
introduction and explanatory notes by Paul Haupt. 50c. Hopkins.

  “A rhythmical rendering and rearrangement of the contents of
  Ecclesiastes, involving many transpositions of verses and many
  excisions of glosses. The notes are numerous and suggestive. The book
  belongs to the ‘Polychrome’ series.”—Bib. World.

       + =Bib. World.= 26: 398. N. ‘05. 30w.

  “A highly valuable companion to the popular versions.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 574. N. 4, ‘05. 170w.


Bible, Twentieth century New Testament *$1. Revell.

  “‘The twentieth century Testament’ is a translation into modern
  English made from the original Greek by a company of about twenty
  scholars representing the various sections of the Christian church.”
  (N. Y. Times). In spite of the radical efforts of religious and
  literary formalists the world over to oppose modernizing the form of
  the Scriptures, “the demand of the people for a Gospel in their own
  tongue is too strong to be checked.” (Ind.)

  “There can be no question that this work is equaled by few, if any, in
  its earnestness, scholarship, and success. It deserves to be studied
  and publicly read, not in the place of, but along side of, the
  American standard revision.” C. W. V.

     + + =Bib. World.= 26: 76. Jl. ‘05. 350w.

  “The most popular [modernized translations], and in our opinion
  deservedly so, is the Twentieth century New Testament. It is not an
  old version patched up so as to last a little longer, but a new
  rendering expressed in words and style such as might be used if it
  were written for us of to-day, as, indeed, we believe it was. The
  translators write idiomatically, not pedantically.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 435. F. 23, ‘05. 360w.

  “There need, we suppose, be no real fear that this book will make any
  progress in displacing that of which it is in effect a part burlesque,
  or that it will be otherwise valued than as a literary curiosity.”

   — — — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 88. F. 11, ‘05. 143w.


=Bicknell, Edward.= Territorial acquisitions of the United States,
1787-1904: an historical review. 3d ed. rev. and enl. **50c. Small.

  “A clear and concise statement of the superficial facts concerning our
  accessions of territory.”—Am. Hist. R.

  “It contains a few errors. The style is too colloquial, but as a whole
  the book is better than many more pretentious ones.”

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 445. Ja. ‘05. 160w.


* =Bigelow, Poultney.= History of the German struggle for liberty. v. 4.
**$2.25. Harper.

  With the appearance of this fourth volume of its series the “History
  of the German struggle for liberty” stands complete from the battle of
  Jena in 1806, to the rebirth of national spirit in 1848. This latest
  volume contains a spirited account of the stirring events in Germany
  during 1844-1848, culminating in the declaration of Frederick William
  IV. and the meeting of the German national assembly at Frankfort. It
  brings out the similarity in the character of the Vienna, Berlin, and
  Munich revolutions, and discusses the growth of the influence of the
  laboring classes, and of socialistic doctrines.

  * “Is refreshingly unconventional, spasmodically clever, and
  interesting throughout. Taken as a whole, this latest piece of work of
  Poultney Bigelow’s is most stimulating, breezy, entertaining, and yet
  instructive as well.” Wolf Von Schierbrand.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 846. D. 2, ‘05. 1600w. (Review of v. 4.)

  * “Comprises a succession of vivid pictures of persons and events
  rather than a sober, detailed, and connected history.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 889. D. 9, ‘05. 120w. (Review of v. 4.)

  * “A return to the orderly arrangement of the earlier volumes of the
  history would afford a deserved relief to those who have been forced
  to flounder about in the disorder, back tracks, and false leads of Mr.
  Bigelow’s fourth volume.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 796. D. 16, ‘05. 470w. (Review of v. 4.)


=Bigg, Charles.= Church’s task under the Roman empire. *$1.75. Oxford.

  The four lectures brought together here are “Education under the
  empire,” two on “Religion under the empire,” and “Moral and social
  conditions of the empire.” The object is the directing of attention
  “to the extreme importance of studying the relation between the Empire
  and the Church even in those days which preceded the recognition of
  Christianity by Constantine, and further, of ascertaining as clearly
  as possible the conditions, intellectual, moral and material of the
  people who filled the rank of the church.”

  “Written with an ease of style which at times almost disguises the
  author’s profound knowledge and with a charm that rarely falls to the
  lot of scholarly writers.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 262. Ag. 26. 1010w.

  “Dr. Bigg is, of course, master of his subject, and able to handle it
  with lightness of touch, breadth of sympathy, and gentle humour.”
  Alice Gardner.

     + + =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 547. Jl. ‘05. 510w.


=Bilse, Oswald Fritz (Fritz von der Kryburg, pseud.).= Dear fatherland.
$1.50. Lane.

  “The story of a young lieutenant in the German army, from the time he
  entered the service to his downfall, the result of a debt brought upon
  him by the false standard of living prescribed by army life. The novel
  is a pen picture of the evil social and moral effects of army life
  existing in Germany.”—Bookm.

  “Besides being an interesting story of the realistic school, the work
  has a two-fold value. It presents a striking picture of present-day
  garrison-life in Germany and illustrates how degrading and subversive
  of all that is worthiest in man is such an existence.”

       + =Arena.= 33: 673. Je. ‘05. 350w.

  “The chief interest and the strongest conviction are found less in the
  story than in the talk.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 234. Mr. 23, ‘05. 400w.

  “Its revelations are sordid and sickening to the last degree, and
  there is no obvious excuse for its English publication, except as that
  of giving an awful warning to the English-speaking nations to guard
  their own war machines from ever sinking into such abysmal depths of
  immorality and inefficiency as are here charged against the soldiery
  of Germany. The book seems to be written by a man of devoted and
  intelligent patriotism, who has risked what he prized most in order to
  remedy the evils which he deplores. To say that the narrative is of
  any value as an example of the novelist’s art would be a decided
  stretching of the truth.”

     — + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 50. Ja. 28, ‘05. 740w.


=Bingham, Joel Foote,= tr. See =Manzoni, Allessandro.= Sacred hymns and
Napoleonic ode.


* =Birrell, Augustine.= Andrew Marvell. **75c. Macmillan.

  This volume in the “English men of letters” series, contains a
  biography of the man who is remembered as “a colleague and friend of
  Milton, a wit, a diplomat, a traveler, and a member of Parliament from
  the Stuart Restoration until his death in 1678.... But ... ‘a more
  elusive non-recorded character,’ laments Mr. Birrell, ‘is hardly to be
  found.’ Consequently, it is not surprising to find the biographer
  dwelling mainly on his subject’s writings, quoting from them freely,
  and relating much of the history of the day necessary to explain them
  and assist in forming some idea of the writer’s personality.”
  (Outlook.)

  * “On the whole, it may be said that ‘Andrew Marvell’ holds its own
  successfully against any other volume in the new series of Messrs.
  Macmillan’s ‘English men of letters.’”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 976. S. 23, ‘05. 1440w.

  * “We have not space here to enter into his treatment of Marvell; it
  is admirable; we should end by quoting too much from Mr. Birrell
  himself, as a delightful performer in the intimate style.” H. W.
  Boynton.

     + + =Atlan.= 96: 844. D. ‘05. 360w.

  * “But the book is not a good one for it falls between two stools. If
  it was to deal only with the permanent part of Marvell’s charming
  poetry it is nearly two hundred pages too long; if it was really to
  explain the politics of his day (which heaven forbid!) it is not long
  enough. And we resent some of the conversational ease of Mr. Birrell’s
  manner.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 303. S. 22. ‘05. 840w.

  * “Whatever may be thought of the truth of this style of biographical
  writing, it must be admitted that Mr. Birrell is master of its art,
  and that when provided with a favorable opportunity he is at least
  invariably entertaining.” Wm. A. Bradley.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 842. D. 2, ‘05. 3010w.

  * “A study which is not so much a biography as a contribution to the
  history of English politics and literature. As such it deserves a
  cordial greeting, for it is scholarly and sound.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 714. N. 2, ‘05. 260w.

  * “A pleasant ramble with an intelligent and illuminating guide
  through a time of great interest.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 34: 765. D. 9, ‘05. 170w.


=Bismarck-Schonhausen, Otto Eduard Leopold von.= Bismarck’s speeches and
letters; by Herman Schoenfeld. *$1.50. Appleton.

  A worthy addition to historical literature. The introduction is a
  biography and a philosophic interpretation of the character of
  Bismarck, and is supplemented by a chronology and a bibliography. The
  book is indispensable to the study of contemporary history as affected
  by Germany, but especially to the study of the unification of Germany
  itself, an accomplishment due, in most part, to Bismarck’s genius.
  Much has been learned about Bismarck’s personality thru the various
  biographies by Lowe, Headlam, Stearns, and Jacks by M. Adler, by Herr
  Busch, thru Mr. Ford’s edition of “The correspondence of William and
  Bismarck.” and thru Bismarck’s own “Reflections and reminiscences,”
  above all thru his “Love letters,” but no one serves to sum up
  Bismarck’s life work as does Schoenfeld’s.

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 448. F. 18, ‘05. 190w.


* =Blackmar, Frank Wilson.= Elements of sociology. *$1.25. Macmillan.

  This working manual for students is divided into seven parts: Nature
  and import of sociology; Social evolution; Socialization and social
  control; Social ideals; Social pathology, dealing with practical
  subjects such as charity, poverty, crime, social degeneration; Methods
  of investigation; and History of sociology, in which are brought out
  the ideas found in the works of Spencer, Gumplowicz, Schaeffle,
  Lilienfeld, Mackenzie, Tarde, Le Bon, Letourneau, De Greef, Giddings,
  Small, Ward, Ross, Ely, Mill, Malthus, Warner, Henderson and others.

  * “The chief merit of the book from the theoretical side is that it
  gives an intelligent statement of the view-points of all the leading
  sociological writers. The chief merit from the practical side is that
  it touches upon a variety of vital and interesting problems in such a
  way as to tempt the student to go forward and specialize. The style of
  the book is easy, and free from any ambitious flights or phrasing, but
  clear and agreeable.” Jerome Dowd.

   + + + =Am. J. Soc.= 11: 422. N. ‘05. 720w.

  * “It is comprehensive in scope, is written in simple and direct
  diction, and the arrangement of its parts is sequential and orderly.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1157. N. 16, ‘05. 40w.

 *       =Outlook.= 81: 888. D. 9, ‘05. 30w.


=Blackmore, Richard D.= Lorna Doone. $1.25. Crowell.

  This tale of the deeds of the outlaw Doones sheltered in the depths of
  the Bagworthy Forest appears in new dress almost every year. Here the
  reader has it in handy volume form, bound in limp leather, with clear
  type and thin paper.


=Blair, Emma Helen, and Robertson, James Alexander,= eds. Philippine
islands, 1493-1898. 55 v. ea. *$4. Clark, A. H.

  The purpose of these 55 volumes is to set forth as briefly as possible
  from original sources the whole history of the Philippine islands and
  their people, that all who are interested in their future may be able
  to form their own opinions with a full understanding of the conditions
  that exist to-day and that have existed since the discovery of the
  islands. To this end the volumes are mainly devoted to exact
  translations from rare original manuscripts, Spanish, French, Italian,
  Latin, etc., illustrated with facsimiles of manuscripts, portraits,
  maps, and views. There is an analytical index, and notes and an
  historical introduction have been provided by Edward Gaylord Bourne,
  and special contributions by well known scholars and bibliographers.
  The whole covers the history of the islands from their discovery to
  the present time, including explorations by early navigators,
  descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history, and
  records of the Catholic missions as related in contemporaneous books
  and manuscripts, showing the political, economic, commercial and
  religious conditions of those islands from their earliest relations
  with European nations to the end of the nineteenth century.

  “The work of the editors has ... shown steady improvement. The
  translating staff is, ... as nearly as one may judge without having
  the original texts for comparison, doing more effective work than at
  the beginning.” James A. Le Roy.

   + + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 392. Ja. ‘05. 1230w. (Review of XVI, XVII
         and XVIII.)

  Reviewed by James A. Le Roy.

   + + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 875. Jl. ‘05. 1140w. (Review of v. 19 and
         20.)

  “It is an indispensable addition to every large library and collection
  of American or Spanish history.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 94. Ja. ‘05. 50w.

  “Much of this matter is by no means light reading, but it is all a
  valuable contribution to the early history of the islands.”

   + + + =Critic.= 47: 190. Ag. ‘05. 80w. (Review of v. 21.)

         =Ind.= 58: 264. F. 2, ‘05. 650w. (Review of vols. XVIII, XIX
         and XX.)

         =Nation.= 80: 231. Mr. 23, ‘05. 430w. (Review of v. 19.)

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 21. Ja. 14, ‘05. 510w. (Survey of contents
         of vols. XIX and XX.)


* =Blake, J. M.= Reasonable view of life. *35c. Meth. bk.

  Essays towards the understanding of the methods and working of eternal
  love. A late addition to the “Freedom of faith” series.


=Blake, Katherine Evans.= Heart’s haven. †$1.50. Bobbs.

  The Rappite community of celibates first in Pennsylvania and later in
  Indiana furnishes the setting for this story. It portrays the struggle
  between the Rappite conscience which repudiates all sentiment relating
  to ties of flesh, and the natural cravings of the human heart. First
  in the love of a parent for her child, later in this son’s love for a
  fair girl, is shown the triumph of governable sanity over religious
  fanaticism.

  * “There are a number of flaws easily apparent in Miss Blake’s scheme
  of the Harmonists. The author has made the mistake of padding too
  heavily in spots.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 857. D. 2, ‘05. 450w.

       + =Outlook.= 81: 576. N. 4, ‘05. 100w.


=Blanchard, Amy Ella.= Frontier knight. †$1.50. Wilde.

  Miss Blanchard’s new “Pioneer series” story follows the fortunes of a
  young man and his two sisters who emigrate from Kentucky to Texas
  shortly before the Mexican war breaks out. There is excellent use made
  of the opportunities to portray border life, in which the Mexican
  peasant, the rancher, and the Texas ranger all have part.


=Blanchard, Amy E.= Little grandmother Jo. $1. Jacobs.

  A story of school life fifty years ago, when a grandmother of to-day
  left a happy southern home to endure the hardships of the
  old-fashioned boarding-school where the methods were cruel, the
  teachers unjust, and many of the little girls, the products of this
  system, were spiteful.


=Blanden, Charles Granger.= Chorus of leaves. **$1.25. Elder.

  In this gift-book, artistic and attractive in both print and binding,
  are to be found some fifty verses very slight and very sentimental.

  * “It strikes no lofty note, but it is singularly graceful in rhythm
  and dainty in conceit, and makes no pretension to be more.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 385. D. 1, ‘05. 60w.

  * “Has written some pleasing verse under the title of ‘A chorus of
  leaves.’”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1379. D. 14, ‘05. 60w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 892. D. 16, ‘05. 100w.


=Blind, Mathilde.= George Eliot. $1.25. Little.

  This new edition of Mathilde Blind’s “George Eliot” “has been greatly
  enhanced in value by the introduction of able and carefully prepared
  chapters by Frank Waldo, and G. A. Tarkington, in which we have a
  charming description of the friends and home-life of George Eliot, and
  a critical estimate of her place in literature, together with an
  exhaustive bibliography.” (Arena).

  “The excellent life of George Eliot, by Mathilde Blind, will remain a
  standard biography. It is a volume that we take pleasure in
  recommending to our readers as a book which should find a place in all
  well-ordered libraries and a work that every young person should read
  as a part of his general culture.”

     + + =Arena.= 33: 109. Ja. ‘05. 260w.

  “The very full bibliography, filling some thirty pages, is to be
  particularly noted and commended.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 563. Je. ‘05. 60w.

         =R. of Rs.= 30: 755. D. ‘04. 90w.


=Blondlot, (Prosper) Rene.= “N” rays, tr. by J. Garcin. *$1.20.
Longmans.

  A collection of papers communicated to the academy of sciences; with
  additional notes and instructions for the construction of
  phosphorescent screens.

         =Nation.= 80: 374. My. 11, ‘05. 400w.

  Reviewed by John G. McKendrick.

         =Nature.= 72: 195. Je. 29, ‘05. 780w.

         =Spec.= 94: 780. My. 27, ‘05. 100w.


=Bloomfield, Maurice.= Cerberus, the dog of hades: the history of an
idea. 50c. Open ct.

  “This essay ... is concerned with the origin and meaning, judged by
  comparative mythology, of Cerberus.”—Acad.

  “Interesting and suggestive little essay.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 337. Mr. 25, ‘05. 260w.

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 227. Jl. 14, ‘05. 590w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 568. Ag. 26, ‘05. 90w.


=Blundell, Mary E. (Sweetman) (Mrs. Francis Blundell; M. E. Francis,
pseud.).= Dorset dear: idylls of country life. $1.50. Longmans.

  “The seventeen tales reprinted here from various periodicals ...
  embrace a variety of incidents and emotions, grave and gay, no one
  trenching upon the borders of another; and the characters are distinct
  types of Dorset-folk.... ‘Witch Ann’ gives a pretty and touching
  account of the way a harmless old woman came to be considered a
  witch.... ‘The spur of the moment,’ and ‘The worm that turned,’
  present amusing pictures of unromantic rustic wooings. ‘A woodland
  idyll’ and ‘Postman Chris’ are charming love-stories.”—Acad.

  “There is something in it better than cleverness and skill: the truth,
  charm, and goodness of it leave a grateful memory of pleasant hours in
  delightful company.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 494. My. 6, ‘05. 480w.

  “All the stories are well worth reading.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 716. Je. 10. 200w.

  “They are fascinating from their unpretending simplicity, their pure
  goodness, and their warm, human interests.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 81: 543. Jl. ‘05. 130w.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 477. N. ‘05. 20w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 371. Je. 10, ‘05. 340w.

  “The movement of the tale is slight, but not without its dramatic
  incidents and occasional tragedies.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 395. Je. 17, ‘05. 140w.

  “It has a charm and interest.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 391. Je. 10, ‘05. 70w.

  “It is a book into which one may dip with pleasure, but the stories
  are for the most part so slight that it is unwise to handle the whole
  string of beads at once.”

       + =Sat. R.= 99: 813. Je. 17, ‘05. 150w.

  “Seldom has it been the present writer’s fate to read so delightful a
  collection of country idylls as Mrs. Francis Blundell’s new volume of
  short stories, ‘Dorset dear.’ ... The characters in the little
  sketches are vividly drawn.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 789. My. 27, ‘05. 170w.


=Bocock, John Paul.= Book treasures of Maecenas. $1. Putnam.

  “It is rather startling to pick up a volume with this title and open
  immediately to a poem on ‘Funston of Kansas.’ It appears, however,
  that the book’s title is that of the first poem, and that the volume
  includes many fugitive verses on all sorts of topics, which have been
  welcome to the columns of many newspapers and magazines.”—Outlook.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 133. Mr. 4, ‘05. 280w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 501. F. 25. ‘05. 60w.


* =Bölsche, Wilhelm.= Evolution of man; tr. by Ernest Untermann. 50c.
Kerr.

  “This is a little work of real value in which an able German scholar
  gives a succinct, graphic and general outline of the evolution of man.
  It contains in the briefest possible compass a summary of the
  demonstrations brought out by the revolutionary school of physical
  scientists.”—Arena.

  * “The subject matter is presented in lucid style, easy of
  comprehension, and the book is valuable as a short exposition of a
  subject about which no well-informed man of the present day can afford
  to be ignorant.”

     + + =Arena.= 34: 553. N. ‘05. 80w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 256. Ag. ‘05. 40w.


=Bolton, Charles E.= Harris-Ingram experiment. $1.50. Burrows.

  By far the greater portion of Mr. Bolton’s book is devoted to an
  account of the domestic, social and financial affairs of the Harris
  and Ingram families. The process of accumulating millions, descriptive
  journeys thru Europe, matrimonial schemes, a strike which involves the
  use of dynamite and firebrands furnish subjects for the first 395
  pages. The remaining forty pages are occupied with the “Experiment,” a
  Utopian scheme for establishing mills on the co-operative plan to
  demonstrate that capital and labor can unite on a common basis. The
  reader is introduced to a “Utopian mill in a Utopian village where
  there were no politicians, no saloons, no graft, no crime, nothing but
  that which was serene and restful and frightfully educational and
  instructive ... in that land of Somewhere to which there are no
  railroad guides.” (N. Y. Times).

     — — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 112. F. 18, ‘05. 690w.


=Bolton, Henry Carrington.= The follies of science at the court of
Rudolph II., 1576-1612. *$2. Pharmaceutical review pub. co., Milwaukee.

  A book which “occupies itself with a medley of charlatans and
  charlatanism in the sixteenth century and with the most splendid
  patron of such matters, Rudolph II., King of Bohemia and Hungary, and
  Emperor of Germany.” (N. Y. Times). This ruler, a contemporary of
  Queen Elizabeth, neglecting his royal duties, drew around him a
  strange company of men, more or less learned in the occult sciences.
  These various personages, couched in the oriental luxury of the court,
  work amazing tricks of alchemy, discover formulas for wonderful
  elixirs, and claim a recipe for the philosopher’s stone. Incidentally,
  there is given much information concerning the manners of the time,
  the people, and their mental characteristics.

         =Ind.= 58: 1073. My. 11, ‘05. 160w.

  “Rather extraordinary volume. Altogether the book contains a deal of
  queer information about queer people and things of a time (in some
  ways) more credulous than ours. Readers with a taste for the
  out-of-the-way, for historical junk, in short, will find much to
  entertain them.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 39. Ja. 21, ‘05. 350w.


* =Bolton, Sarah Knowles (Mrs. Charles E. Bolton).= Famous American
authors. $2. Crowell.

  These essays were first published in 1887, and they are now re-issued
  “in a handsomely bound volume with two dozen illustrations portraying
  in fine half-tone reproductions the persons and the homes of six
  representatives of the old New England school, ... Emerson, Hawthorne,
  Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell, and Holmes.” (Dial.)

  * “Aside from its literary interest, it ought to be popular as a
  holiday gift-book.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 573. D. ‘05. 30w.

  * “She manages to tell the familiar facts in a genial, lively way,
  interlarding them with anecdotes or personal impressions, and making
  her main theme in every case the essential quality of the author
  discussed.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 387. D. 1, ‘05. 160w.


* =Bombaugh, Charles Carroll.= Facts and fancies for the curious from
the harvest-fields of literature. **$3 Lippincott.

  “Forty-five years ago Dr. Bombaugh published the first edition of his
  famous book, ‘Gleanings for the curious.’ ... An entertaining
  collection of curious things in letters. His book lasted for nearly
  fifty years; it would have lasted longer had not its plates been
  destroyed by fire. Instead of merely resetting the book, Dr. Bombaugh
  has made a second volume along the same lines only with more recent
  matter.... The new volume contains the results of the most recent
  discoveries in many branches of literature ... and presents various
  jokes that have a very recent ring.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “The total amount of curious information is so vastly greater than
  the amount compressible within a single volume that a book of this
  type is more useful for random reading than for reference purposes.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 391. D. 1, ‘05. 140w.

 *   + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 845. D. 2, ‘05. 220w.

 *   + + =Outlook.= 81: 834. D. 2, ‘05. 150w.


=Bonner, Geraldine.= Pioneer. †$1.50. Bobbs.

  A story of the early days of California and Nevada when fortunes were
  made and unmade daily among the mines. There are many characters
  typical of those mixed times, but the real hero is the old colonel,
  who for the sake of his love for the woman who jilted him twenty years
  before, devotes himself to her two daughters, and allows their weak
  father to unscrupulously rob him. He finds happiness in serving the
  girl who resembles her mother, and seeing her safely thru a heart
  crisis.

  “Though her treatment is perhaps too conventional to please the
  realist the story is thoroughly unhackneyed, while the human interest
  is strong throughout.”

       + =Arena.= 34: 551. N. ‘05. 420w.

  “It is an unpleasant and rather sensational narrative.”

     — + =Critic.= 46: 477. My. ‘05. 50w.


* =Bonner, Robert John.= Evidence in Athenian courts. *75c. Univ. of
Chicago press.

  “Mr. R. J. Bonner, ‘formerly of the Ontario bar,’ deals with the
  subject from the point of view of a man trained in English law. The
  material is classified accordingly under such heads as Irrelevant,
  Hearsay, Written, Oral, Real, and Expert evidence, Evidence of slaves,
  Competency of witnesses, Challenges, Oaths, etc. In a number of cases
  the view presented in Meier-Schömann’s ‘Der Attische process’ is
  disputed.”—Am. Hist. R.

  * “The work is carefully done, and will be found interesting and
  suggestive by teachers who have not had the advantage of a legal
  training.” A. G. L.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 187. O. ‘05. 180w.

  * “Mr. Bonner seems to have exhausted his sources, both original and
  secondary. He has shown acuteness in his deductions. The only real
  doubt as to his conclusions arises from the fear that he was
  overzealous in his search for a body of law on evidence in Athens.”
  Clarke B. Whittier.

   + + — =Am. J. Soc.= 11: 424. N. ‘05. 880w.


=Boole, Mrs. Mary E.= Preparation of the child for science. *50c.
Oxford.

  The author’s purpose thruout this volume is to offer “suggestions as
  to the means by which the scientific condition of mind can be induced”
  in children. Five chapters deal respectively with the scientific mind,
  the unconscious mind, hygienic sequence in development, mathematical
  imagination, and ethical and logical preparation.

  “Information and salutary wisdom are to be drawn from it everywhere.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 18. Ja. 5, ‘05. 1570w.

  “Her book may be warmly recommended to parents anxious to adopt sane
  methods of educating their children and to teachers responsible for
  the training of the lowest classes of schools.”

     + + =Nature.= 71: 316. F. 2, ‘05. 300w.


=Booth, William H.= Steam pipes: their design and construction. $2.
Henley.

  “This book ... is a compilation of various formulas and tables having
  to do with steam piping, together with such individual practice or
  designs as have been adopted by several large English corporations or
  manufacturers.... The author does not attempt to give any but English
  practice, and the book would not necessarily meet the exact demands of
  American engineers.”—Engin. N.

  “For the American engineer the perusal of the book, considering that
  the title seems to promise well, leaves a keen sense of
  disappointment, and a feeling that little of value has been added to
  our scanty knowledge of steam piping.” Charles K. Stearns.

       + =Engin. N.= 53: 340. Je. 15, ‘05. 970w.


=Borrow, George.= Romano lavo-lil; word book of the Romany or
English-Gypsy language. $2. Putnam.

  “‘Romano lavo-lil’ contains not only Borrow’s remarks on the history
  of Romany, and his vocabulary of the language, occupying fifty-odd
  pages, but a batch of Gypsy proverbs, in Romany and English, some
  scraps of the scriptures rendered into Gypsy, the “Book of wisdom of
  the Egyptians,” a list of favored Gypsy names of countries and towns,
  and many quaint odds and ends of folk-lore.” (N. Y. Times.)

       + =Acad.= 68: 751. Jl. 22, ‘05. 2260w.

  “It is in fact, a book in which the admirer of Isopel Berners may find
  much to entertain him for an hour or so.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 656. O. 7, ‘05. 180w.

  “A very serviceable edition in size, weight, and typography.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 384. O. 14, ‘05. 170w.


=Bosanquet, Rev. Bernard Hugh, and Wenham, Reginald A.= Outlines of the
synoptic record. *$1.70. Longmans.

  This volume “sets forth present opinion as to the synoptic question,
  and gives an outline of the life of Jesus and a summary of his
  teaching according to the first three gospels.”—Ind.

  * “The object of the writers of the book was to prepare a narrative
  based strictly on the three gospels which would embody the results of
  recent investigations in England unobtrusively and impartially, and
  their efforts have been successful.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 460. Ap. 15. 470w.

         =Ind.= 58: 1013. My. 4, ‘05. 40w.

  “A reticence is observable in dealing with miraculous narratives which
  contrasts with the freedom exercised in the non-miraculous. With this
  limitation, the book, while not professing to be a life of Jesus, is a
  good critical outline of his career as exhibited in the first three
  Gospels.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 79: 196. Ja. 21, ‘05. 70w.


=Bosworth, Edward Increase.= Studies in the life of Jesus Christ. 90c;
pa. 60c. Y. M. C. A.

  “In two parts: the first based on the synoptic Gospels, following Mark
  with supplementary references to the other two Gospels; the second
  based on the fourth Gospel, well planned, neglectful neither of the
  historical growth of Judaism nor of the literary character of the
  different Gospels.”—Outlook.

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 654. Mr. 11, ‘05. 50w.


* =Boulton, William B.= Sir Joshua Reynolds. **$3. Dutton.

  “Mr. Boulton’s work is the fullest in biographical interest of any of
  those which have appeared since Leslie and Taylor in 1865. To the
  students of technical processes of Reynolds’ art the book makes but
  slight appeal.... Reynolds entered very fully into the social and
  intellectual life of his time, and the wealth of anecdote of
  contemporary diarists and letter-writers has been aptly laid under
  contribution.... The illustrations ... are well selected and
  excellently reproduced.”—Ath.

 *     + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 652. N. 11. 1180w.

  * “Mr. Boulton has written a most useful handbook, entirely
  trustworthy and keen on the elaboration of what others have suggested.
  Of a wealth of material he has also made splendid and always
  proportionate use.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 796. N. 25, ‘05. 180w.

  * “In saying that the present volume is less interesting than Sir
  Walter’s we do not say that it is less valuable. More people probably
  will agree with Mr. Boulton’s critical estimate of the great president
  of the Royal academy than with Sir Walter Armstrong’s estimate. Sir
  Walter’s book is only the more interesting of the two because it is
  less conventional and more original.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 892. D. 9, ‘05. 170w.


=Bourget, Paul (Charles Joseph).= Divorce. $1.50. Scribner.

  “The scenes of this novel are laid in France. It concerns Gabrielle, a
  woman divorced from her husband, whose remarriage to another man is
  one of highest ideals. Owing to religious fervor, however, Gabrielle
  becomes estranged from her second husband. The other thread in the
  story deals with the love affair of the heroine’s son, who has been as
  thoroughly educated and cared for by his mother’s second husband as by
  an own father.”—Bookm.

  “M. Bourget has constructed a diagram to illustrate his view of the
  sacredness of marriage, and has called it a novel.”

       — =Critic.= 46: 380. Ap. ‘05. 110w.

  “M. Bourget sketches his characters and states their opinions with
  great fairness.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 1005. My. 4, ‘05. 1490w.

  “Distinctly the strongest piece of fiction which M. Bourget has
  written. Whether the reader agrees with its extreme position or not,
  he cannot fail to be impressed by its sincerity of conviction, its
  powerful analysis, and its admirable style. It is a piece of fiction
  of very unusual strength and dignity.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 79: 142. Ja. 14, ‘05. 270w.

  “There is a certain finesse about the plot that is commendable with
  the mental reservation that only a Frenchman will commend it. There is
  not enough beef and iron in Paul Bourget’s psychology to commend him
  to the average American.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 25. Ja. 5, ‘05. 410w.

  “Paul Bourget’s latest work is ostensibly a novel, but to English
  readers it will appear as a purely pathological presentation of the
  relation between the Roman church and its adherents in the matter of
  divorce. It is really the story of an intense mental and moral
  struggle between religion and love.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 383. Mr. ‘05. 100w.


=Bourne, Robert William (John Wright, pseud.).= Home mechanic: a manual
for industrial schools and amateurs. *$2.50. Dutton.

  An English book, the usefulness of which in the United States is
  qualified by the necessity of making allowances for the difference in
  prices, measures, and shop practice. It teaches the use of tools and
  the construction of machines. There are many diagrams and cuts.

  “Very comprehensive and practical work.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 270. F. 2, ‘05. 50w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 199. Ap. 1, ‘05. 310w. (Survey of scope).

  “Carefully designed to teach the use of tools and the construction of
  machines.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 245. Ja. 28, ‘05. 20w.


=Boutmy, Emile.= English people: a study of their political psychology
from the French by E. English; with an introd. by J: E: Courtenay
Bodley. *$2.50. Putnam.

  “This work is divided into five distinct parts: (1) the national type,
  (2) the human environment, (3) the Englishman—moral and social, (4)
  the Englishman as a politician, (5) the individual and the state. At
  the very outset the author sounds the keynote of his book in pointing
  out the disdain of the English people for abstractions and their love
  of fact.... While primarily a psychological analysis of the English
  people, at the same time the author gives a considerable insight into
  French character.”—Ann. Am. Acad.

  “While there is too much of generalization, which detracts greatly
  from the scientific value, the book is full of interest, and possesses
  an easy flowing style which will commend it to the majority of
  readers.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 335. Mr. ‘05. 350w.

  “It is piquant, varied, plausible in spots, interesting all over,—and
  fatally unconvincing. The solution is too neat to be true. The English
  dress which the work bears is fair on the whole, but the translator’s
  unsure foothold in the region of idiom occasionally reminds one of its
  Gallic origin.” Winthrop More Daniels.

     + — =Atlan.= 95: 551. Ap. ‘05. 390w.


=Bouton, Archibald Lewis.= See Lincoln and Douglas debates.


=Boyd, James E.= Differential equations, 60c. James E. Boyd, Columbus,
O.

  A little book well adapted to serve as a basis for the study at home
  of this branch of calculus which is often not fully covered in the
  engineering courses of the technical colleges.

  “It is clear in its exposition.”

   + + + =Engin.= N. 53: 641. Je. 15, ‘05. 200w.


* =Boyesen, Bayard.= Marsh: a poem. $1. Badger, R. G.

  A tragedy in poem-drama form. A gaunt mother and an aged father are
  left alone in the castle of Nyarva by Luxander, their only son, who,
  followed by Nyassa, “a vague faint flower on a waving stem” who loves
  him, goes out into the darkness accursed of God at the call of the
  “blind marsh and restless surge,” led by a spirit within him “stronger
  than life, or Christ, or love.”


=Boyle, Mrs. Virginia (Fraser).= Serena †$1.50. Barnes.

  “A story of the South during the Civil war, thoroughly provincial. The
  plot turns upon the cowardice of the twin brother of the heroine. The
  latter takes her brother’s place in the Confederate army, leading his
  deserted men to victory. This is the one blot upon Southern chivalry
  in the tale, while the author evidently holds that both civilians and
  soldiers north of Mason and Dixon’s line were knaves and coarse
  mercenaries.”—Outlook.

  “Is written in a spirit that few readers nowadays will find
  sympathetic.”

       — =Critic.= 47: 284. S. ‘05. 40w.

       — =Ind.= 59: 210. Jl. 27, ‘05. 70w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 324. My. 20, ‘05. 250w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 16: 390. Je. 17, ‘05. 150w.

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 247. My. 27, ‘05. 70w.

  “The plot is conventional, the love affair ordinary, and the whole
  story commonplace. Its atoning feature is its easy wording.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 869. Je. 3, ‘05. 90w.

  ... “The amateurish plot construction, the lack of connection between
  parts, the absence of a well-defined story motive.”

     — + =Reader.= 6: 596. O. ‘05. 220w.


=Brace, Benjamin.= Sunrise acres. †$1.50. Dodd.

  A young athlete and football player is made heir to half a million
  dollars by his uncle on condition that he seek out and thrash a man
  who had once beaten this uncle in fair fight for a lady. The nephew
  finds his man and also finds him to be the father of a pretty
  daughter, but the fight takes place nevertheless with amusing
  complications.

  “The author has an excellent idea for a farce comedy. He has
  unfortunately lacked some skill in execution.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 651. O. 7, ‘05. 190w.

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 579. N. 4, ‘05. 50w.


=Braddon, Mary Elizabeth (Mrs. John Maxwell).= Rose of life. †$1.50.
Brentano’s.

  “Miss Braddon must be congratulated on having described a real human
  being in her new novel. Daniel Lester, the poet, to whom the reader is
  introduced in the very first line, is a remarkable creation, and a
  creation which would only have been possible in the present day....
  Indeed, readers of the book will almost be persuaded that they are
  familiar with his personal appearance, so intimately will they seem
  acquainted with the huge man whose delicate tact, colossal
  selfishness, unfailing amiability, and atrocious greed make him such
  an amusing companion.... The book, beyond the figure of the poet, is a
  little commonplace, and the beautiful but unscrupulous Lady
  Beauminster is entirely conventional and melodramatic. But the novel
  as a whole is a not uninteresting background to its principal figure,
  and is worth reading solely for the one admirable piece of
  character-drawing which it contains.”—Spec.

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 651. My. 27. 210w.

  “This latest of many canvases is as big as any.”

       + =Lond. Times.= 4: 161. My. 19. 490w.

  “The merit of the story lies in the first part, and particularly in
  the artistic perfection of the character of Daniel Lester.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 555. Ag. 26, ‘05. 350w.

     + — =Spec.= 94: 717. My. 13, ‘05. 370w.


=Bradford, Amory H.= Inward light. **$1.20. Crowell.

  The author says: “The teaching of the book may be condensed as
  follows: There is in every man light sufficient to disclose all the
  truth that is needed for the purpose of life: that light is from God
  who dwells in humanity as He is immanent in the universe; therefore
  the source of authority is to be formed within the soul and not in
  external authority of church, or creed or book: that light being
  divine must be continuous; it will never fail; it will lead to all
  truth and show things to come; and it may be implicitly trusted.”

  * “The analytical critic will pass it by because it is neither
  analytical nor polemical, but the devout soul will find spiritual
  nutriment in it, and for the devout soul it has been written.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 835. D. 2, ‘05. 160w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 752. D. ‘05. 70w.


=Bradford, Gamaliel, jr.= Pageant of life. $1.25. Badger, R: G.

  Poems for book lovers grouped under the headings: A pageant of life;
  The villa of Hadrian; Song of the sirens to Ulysses; A verse of
  Isaiah; Leopardi; Sonnets; Songs and lyrics; Prologue and lyrics from
  a mad world; Translations.

  “Besides these, and other sonnets, Mr. Bradford’s volume gives us some
  charming lyrics, a deeply-sympathetic poem placed upon the lips of
  Leopardi, and two successful translations from that world-wearied
  singer.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 68. Ag. 1, ‘05. 180w.

  “‘A pageant of life’ ... is the intelligent verse of a scholarly man
  of fine sensibilities, who has meditated the literary history of the
  world long and minutely.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 294. Ap. 13, ‘05. 130w.

  “Although he occasionally sinks into ... banality ... his muse is on
  the whole sturdy and self-respecting.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 406. Je. 17, ‘05. 390w.


=Bradford, Gamaliel, jr.= Private tutor. †$1.50. Houghton.

  “An artist manqué” accompanied by “the graceless son of an American
  millionaire,” makes a tour thru Europe, and records his experiences in
  a manner to call forth the following statement from the Dial:
  “‘Glorified Baedeker or Hare’ would do fairly well as a
  characterization of these pages, which are the result of a sympathetic
  intimacy with the scenes described.”

  “Is an amateurish production, without much to tell in the way of a
  story, but having some very pretty pages descriptive of Rome, where
  the action is laid. The author exhibits no power of characterization
  worth mentioning, and therein is the essential failure of his novel.
  This defect is hardly to be offset by style and observation, which
  qualities are in fair measure his.” W. M. Payne.

       — =Dial.= 38: 128. F. 16, ‘05. 230w.

  “It is a very good story, told with sufficient humor to make it almost
  a comedy.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 394. Ag. 17, ‘05. 130w.


=Bradley, A. C.= Shakespearian tragedy: lectures on Hamlet, Othello,
King Lear, Macbeth. $3.25. Macmillan.

  “Besides the lectures on the tragedies themselves, Prof. Bradley, of
  the University of Oxford, writes on ‘The substance of Shakespearean
  tragedy,’ ‘Construction in Shakespeare’s tragedies,’ and
  ‘Shakespeare’s tragic period.’ His purpose in presenting these four
  tragedies is, as he states, ‘to increase our understanding and
  enjoyment of these works as dramas; to learn to apprehend the action
  and some of the personages of each with a somewhat greater truth and
  intensity, so that they may assume in our imagination a shape little
  less unlike the shape they wore in the imagination of their creator.’
  “To the single task of interpretation he accordingly devoted himself,
  examining each of the tragedies individually, after a preliminary
  inquiry into such questions germane to all four as Shakespeare’s
  conception of tragedy and the form in which he expressed that
  conception.”” (Outlook).

  “Every question, every controversy, theory, view, or supposition which
  arises, he subjects to the same test. It is another merit of the book
  that every question is submitted to common-sense argumentation. The
  arrangement of the book is admirable.” R. Y. Tyrrell.

     + + =Acad.= 68: 229. Mr. 11, ‘05. 2240w.

  “In our opinion a book like that which is before us is not much less
  essential for the complete comprehension of Shakespeare’s tragedies
  than an atlas is for the fruitful study of geography.” R. Y. Tyrrell.

     + + =Acad.= 68: 266. Mr. 18, ‘05. 1350w.

  “In thoroughness of workmanship the book recalls German models.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 602. My. 13. 2270w.

  “But there can be no doubt as to the gratitude which every student who
  has been puzzled by these familiar problems must feel to Professor
  Bradley for the help afforded by his careful and sympathetic volume.”
  R. W. Chambers.

   + + + =Hibbert J.= 4: 213. O. ‘05. 1630w.

  “Is an excellent example of sedate English critical scholarship.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 839. Ap. 13, ‘05. 440w.

  * “It is the best piece of Shakespearean criticism published for some
  time.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 1163. N. 16, ‘05. 110w.

  “The book is worthy of its theme; and it will carry the reader deeper
  into the mind of Shakespeare—deeper, I believe, than of any other
  commentator.” Henry Jones.

   + + + =Int. J. Ethics.= 16: 99. O. ‘05. 2920w.

  “A great mass of erudition, thoroughly digested, reasoned, and
  ordered, is brought to bear not merely on the four tragedies
  professedly dealt with, but incidentally on the other plays as well;
  the ideas are expressed in a style always admirably clear and often of
  a finely restrained eloquence.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 506. Je. 22, ‘05. 1890w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 24. Ja. 14, ‘05. 340w.

  “An intellectual treat. The originality, the analytical ability, the
  poetic perception.... Into all phases of his task he throws himself
  with enthusiasm. If he is not always convincing, he is always helpful,
  the sum total of his efforts being to produce a work which is really a
  welcome and distinctly useful addition to the already voluminous
  literature on the subject.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 247. Ja. 28, ‘05. 190w.

  “From the beginning to the end the level is sustained, exact criticism
  never sinks, and at times there is in the interpretation an
  imagination and a poetry which make the book in the truest sense a
  work of creation. His explanations are so lucid, so compelling that,
  novel though many of them are, we are almost invariably convinced. We
  have no hesitation in putting Professor Bradley’s book far above any
  modern Shakespearean criticism that we know, worthy to rank very near
  the immortal work of Lamb and Coleridge.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 138. Ja. 28, ‘05. 2120w.


=Bradley, Henry.= Making of English. *$1. Macmillan.

  The avowed object of this book is “to give educated readers unversed
  in philology some notions of the excellencies and defects of modern
  English as an instrument of expression.” The author discusses first
  the grammar, second the vocabulary, of our language. The history of
  the decay of inflection and the development of the new machinery which
  took its place is given, and the principles of composition, derivation
  and root creation are discussed at length. The closing chapter deals
  with the contribution of individual writers.

  “English-speaking people, especially Americans, whose interest in
  their own language has always been conspicuous, will ask nothing
  better than to study its history under Dr. Bradley’s guidance.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 1054. Ap. 29, ‘05. 2060w.


=Bradley, William Aspenwall.= William Cullen Bryant. **75c. Macmillan.

  A volume in the “English men of letters series.” While he deals
  particularly with Bryant as the “poet and man of letters, Mr. Bradley
  touches upon his qualities as a man of affairs and his participation
  in the politics of the time; and as the beloved citizen and foremost
  figure at the civic celebrations of New York city.” (N. Y. Times.)

  “Is what seems a perfectly reasonable estimate of Bryant as a poet.”
  H. W. Boynton.

     + + =Atlan.= 96: 275. Ag. ‘05. 600w.

  “The story of Bryant’s life is told plainly and succinctly,
  accompanied by very sensible comment on his writings and a not
  illiberal estimate of his position in literature.” Edward Fuller.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 246. S. ‘05. 480w.

  “A convenient, clear, and thoroughly readable biography.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 116. S. 1, ‘05. 560w.

  “Is more critical than sympathetic.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 1128. My. 18. ‘05. 150w.

  “While his story lacks something of the ‘detailed verisimilitude of
  his predecessors,’ it does present a view of Bryant the poet that is,
  perhaps, a little more integral and impressive. No one has yet written
  at length of Bryant with a firmer hold on the American origins of his
  poetry or a wider perspective of general literature.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 443. Je. 1. ‘05. 1010w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 200. Ap. 1, ‘05. 180w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 338. My. 27, ‘05. 1280w.

       + =Outlook.= 80: 144. My. 13, ‘05. 150w.

  “Little that is valuable or striking is added to the sum total of
  estimates of Bryant’s place in American literature. From the
  biographical side the book deserves great praise.”

   + + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 94. Jl. 15, ‘05. 90w.


=Brady, Cyrus Townsend.= Conquest of the Southwest: the story of a great
spoliation. **$1.50. Appleton.

  “A story of the struggle for independence in Texas, also, of the
  Mexican war, beginning with the Treaty of 1819 and concluding with the
  Compromise of 1850. The volume, which is well illustrated with
  drawings and maps, is an addition to ‘The expansion of the republic
  series.’”—Bookm.

  “The author has made a careful study of the vast literature bearing
  upon the subject.”

   + + + =Critic.= 47: 190. Ag. ‘05. 80w.

  “It is written simply and effectively, and with less elaboration of
  detail than previous works from the same hand.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 275. Ap. 16, ‘05. 220w.

         =Ind.= 58: 727. Mr. 30, ‘05. 60w.

  “The book is written in an easy, pleasant, and decidedly popular
  style. It is, indeed, a popular account of the Mexican war and events
  leading up to it, rather than what the author insists on calling it—a
  monograph.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 156. Mr. 11, ‘05. 1050w.

  “... An outline narrative in which shall be presented, lucidly,
  impartially, and in proper proportion, the salient aspects, episodes,
  and personalities. Such a presentation may fairly be said to be
  embodied in Dr. Brady’s book.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 604. Mr. 4, ‘05. 260w.


=Brady, Cyrus Townsend.= Indian fights and fighters. **$1.30. McClure.

  “The material for this book has been secured from various documents,
  and from officers and men who were in the engagements. It is divided
  into two parts: Protecting the Frontier, and the War with the Sioux.
  An account of Custer’s defeat is given in the appendix. It is an
  addition to the ‘American fights and fighters’ series.” (Bookm.) “Mr.
  Brady seems a bit hampered as a story teller in many of the chapters
  by the wealth of facts he has to deal with and cling to, but is at his
  best in the description of the battle of the Wichita, where Custer led
  his troops against the Cheyennes under the leadership of Black
  Kettle.” (N. Y. Times).

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 720. Ap. ‘05. 130w.

  “The book, like its three predecessors, is fairly authentic history,
  and every endeavor has been made to set down the facts without fear or
  favor.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 202. Mr. 16, ‘05. 300w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 52. Ja. 28, ‘05. 1160w.


* =Brady, Cyrus Townsend.= My lady’s slipper. **$1.50. Dodd.

  “Francis Burnham, an American midshipman, finds himself in the power
  of the villainous Marquis du Tremigon, and is forced to assume a
  disguise and enter the apartments of the beautiful Comtesse de Villars
  to steal a token for the Marquis—a slipper worn by her, if
  possible, ... and because he refuses to do the Marquis’s bidding there
  are dark days in prison and other dangers in store for him. But the
  slipper is a talisman of good fortune, and ... the Comtesse is made
  happy for life, and so is Burnham. The book is in a pretty binding of
  blue and gold, the illustrations are gracefully designed by Charlotte
  Weber Ditzler.”—N. Y. Times.

 *       =Critic.= 47: 577. D. ‘05. 30w.

  * “The story of their love affairs is a pretty trifle, well adapted to
  its ornate setting.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 447. D. 16, ‘05. 140w.

 *       =Ind.= 59: 1377. D. 14, ‘05. 80w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 822. D. 3, ‘05. 180w.

 *       =Outlook.= 81: 683. N. 18, ‘05. 30w.


=Brady, Cyrus Townsend.= Three daughters of the Confederacy. †$1.50.
Dillingham.

  The history and romance of three Southern girls with the Civil war
  setting which Mr. Brady is past master of. The adventures of the first
  take place on the Atlantic coast during the blockade at the beginning
  of the war, while the Mississippi river furnishes the background for
  the experiences of the second who marries a Yankee non-combatant and
  straightway rues it. The third is a girl of such great daring that she
  faces the enemy with her lover on the battlefield during “Stonewall
  Jackson’s greatest day.”


=Brady, Cyrus Townsend.= Two captains. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  “A story of Nelson and Bonaparte in the troubled times of France’s
  struggle to free herself from monarchy. The long, detailed accounts of
  sea fights and naval maneuvers will doubtless interest some readers,
  but the popular taste will find more gratification in the love story
  of the bold young Irish sea captain and the unhappy French countess
  whom he rescues from many perils and finally wins for his
  wife.”—Outlook.

  “A brightly contrived romance of an interesting period, which suffers
  somewhat from the intrusion of the two gigantic historical figures.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 460. Ap. 15. 310w.

  Reviewed by Wm. M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 390. Je. 1, ‘05. 260w.

     — + =Ind.= 59: 582. S. 7, ‘05. 250w.

  “A very creditable and entertaining book.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 126. F. 25, ‘05. 560w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 505. F. 25, ‘05. 70w.

  “The story itself is not of great significance. Mr. Brady has a sure
  touch in his pictures of battles, whatever one may think of his
  romantic passages. Nelson, too, is impressively presented. If it does
  nothing else, the book may at least inspire some of its readers with
  the desire to study in sober history the progress of the events which
  are here so rapidly but glowingly sketched.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 391. Mr. 11, ‘05. 260w.


=Brain, Belle Marvel.= All about Japan; stories of the sunrise land told
for little folks. **$1. Revell.

  “Miss Brain is already favorably known as a writer of ‘missionary’
  stories for children, and in her present volume she manages to
  incorporate, in a style peculiarly adapted to the juvenile mind, a
  great variety of interesting facts concerning the history, life,
  customs and manners of the Japanese, as well as brief biographies of
  some of the most successful of those who have given themselves to the
  task of spreading the gospel of Christ throughout the islands.”—Lit.
  D.

  “An excellent gift-book in every sense.”

     + + =Lit. D.= 31: 626. O. 28, ‘05. 110w.

  “In it we have not only a capital book for little folks but a welcome
  volume for their elders.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 234. S. 23, ‘05. 110w.


=Brainerd, Eleanor Hoyt.= Concerning Belinda. $1.50. Doubleday.

  The experiences of an attractive western girl as “Youngest teacher” in
  a fashionable New York finishing school for girls are most
  entertainingly narrated here. Belinda’s initiation into the mysteries
  of responsibility took place the night of her arrival when she was
  delegated to chaperone twelve strange maidens to the theatre, whom at
  the close she utterly forgot when Jack Wendell dropped into the midst
  of her homesick gloom. The chapters all furnish disconnected bits
  taken from life in a fashionable school, with now and then the least
  suggestion of romance.

  “Is written with the same lightness and sprightly humor that
  characterized the author’s previous stories.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 651. O. 7, ‘05. 150w.

  * “There are a number of other stories, all equally bright and
  entertaining, and a private love affair or two for the pretty Belinda
  herself.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 822. D. 2, ‘05. 210w.


=Brainerd, Henry C.= Old family doctor. *$1. Clark, A. H.

  It might be fancied that this family doctor is some kin to Dr.
  McLaren’s much beloved old Scotch doctor. At least there are
  characteristics, sacrifices and experiences in common. One chapter of
  the six, “Views,” showing the superstitious beliefs of a quack
  concocter of unheard-of remedies, is exceedingly clever.


=Braithwaite, William Stanley.= Lyrics of life and love. **$1. Turner,
H. B.

  “The poems of that rising young negro poet, William Stanley
  Braithwaite have been collected under the general title ‘Lyrics of
  life and love.’”—R. of Rs.

  “A poet of the race in which both the gloom of life and its wildest
  joys meet with prompt response. Neither his metres nor his moods are
  classic in suggestion, and his wayward rhythms have the attractiveness
  of undisciplined grace, but his melody is unmistakable and his images
  are haunting.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 50. Ja. 28, ‘05. 150w.

  “Verse is musical, clear, and forceful.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 30: 759. D. ‘04. 30w.


=Branch, Anna Hempstead.= Shoes that danced and other poems. **$1.10.
Houghton.

  “In the present volume ... there are sinewy dramatic sketches,
  meditative monologues, child verses, lyric odes, and fragments of
  dramatic narrative, all marked by fluent, unconventional music, and
  strong, unconventional phrase. Yet the mood of wonder that underlies
  all of it is singularly integral.”—Nation.

  “Poetry that is at once full, sometimes a little too full, of
  temperament, and in the truest sense of the word, ‘significant’, both
  in its own quality, and in its relation to some of the deeper moods of
  the hour.” Ferris Greenslet.

       + =Atlan.= 96: 421. S. ‘05. 680w.

  “Miss Branch’s work exhibits a mind saturated with English
  poetry—particularly its naive older forms—and prettily echoes a
  variety of manners. It is touched with mysticism, and has considerable
  imaginative reach. Many of the pieces are marred by obscurity and an
  obvious straining for effect.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 64. Ag. 1, ‘05. 220w.

  “For all the intellectual energy and sincerity of Miss Branch’s work,
  and its frank preoccupation with the more passionate issues of life,
  it never ceases to be finely feminine in a certain lurking wistfulness
  and tenderness in little things.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 16. Jl. 6, ‘05. 750w.

  “Miss Branch is extremely fortunate in her descriptions of life in
  studios and courts, and strikes a deeply poetic note in her
  unpretentious drama of the time of Watteau which she calls ‘The shoes
  that danced.’”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 406. Je. 17, ‘05. 340w.


=Brandenburg, Broughton.= Imported Americans: the story of the
experiences of a disguised American and his wife studying the
immigration question. **$1.60. Stokes.

  “The author, a newspaper correspondent, with his wife, lived for a
  time in the Italian quarter of New York. Thence they go in the
  steerage to Italy, and make a study of the districts from which
  emigration is most pronounced.... Then with a group of Sicilians, Mr.
  and Mrs. Brandenburg return in the guise of immigrants, observing the
  snares laid for the credulous incomer whose great fear is that he may
  be kept out of America, suffering the ill treatment meted out to
  steerage passengers on board ship, and learning the laws of this
  country are constantly evaded.... The revelations made of the
  debasement of our naturalization papers furnish food for thought.”
  (Ann. Am. Acad.)

  “The most interesting and important study yet made of present-day
  immigration into the United States.”

   + + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 125. Ja. ‘05. 320w.

  “A most interesting narrative of, really, the epitomized experiences
  of thousands of Italian wayfarers.”

   + + + =Charities.= 14: 641. Ap. 1, ‘05. 880w.

  “The book is not remarkable either in a sensational or a scientific
  sense.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 382. Ap. ‘05. 160w.

  “The most earnest efforts to provide proper laws for the exclusion of
  undesirable aliens, with an efficient system for securing the
  enforcement of such laws, has resulted in little more than an evasion
  of them by the least desirable emigrants. Mr. Brandenburg traces the
  causes of this failure by an investigation as thorough and complete as
  it perhaps is possible to make.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 52. Ja. 16, ‘05. 200w.

  “Is of special interest for the reason that it offers a radical remedy
  for existing immigration evils.”

     + + =Reader.= 5: 625. Ap. ‘05. 270w.


=Brandes, Georg Morris Cohen.= Main currents in nineteenth century
literature. 6v. v. 4. Naturalism in England. *$3. Macmillan.

  The period known as the romantic movement in English poetry at the
  beginning of the nineteenth century is treated in this volume. “Mr.
  Brandes seems to approach literature not wholly from the side of
  art.... He is concerned rather with the moral and spiritual progress
  of the world ... he ... takes poet after poet, and, with a skilful
  handling of biographical material and an ardent critical appreciation
  makes a rapid and interesting sketch of the motives and performances
  of the particular writer.” (Acad.)

  “As one reads one becomes aware that the volume is rather a
  sympathetic interpretation of certain great figures, from Mr. Brandes’
  point of view, than a piece of masterly generalisation. It is a mine
  of apposite biographical illustration, of delicate appreciation and of
  felicitous criticism of a high order.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 583. Je. 3, ‘05. 1260w.

  “Dr. Brandes is marvelously well read, illuminating in analysis,
  comprehensive and balanced in his historic outlook. Always searching
  for the leading idea, he is guilty at times of reading into an author
  what he is determined to find.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905 2: 168. Ag. 5, 1040w.

  “It is one of its author’s most brilliant performances.”

   + + + =Dial.= 39: 18. Jl. 1, ‘05. 310w.

  “There is no attempt in Mr. Brandes’ case to suppress the personal
  equation, or to conceal the bias.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 157. My. 19, ‘05. 2290w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 345. My. 27, ‘05. 290w.

  “It is as candid as the ‘tendenz’ will allow, very well informed,
  highly entertaining, frequently striking, and even useful.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 360. Je. 3, ‘05. 960w.

  “As a proof of Prof. Brandes’s specific judgments of poets and of
  poems which are chosen for individual mention, they do not always
  commend themselves as agreeing with the opinion which English critics
  have given authority.” H. W. Boynton.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 461. Jl. 15, ‘05. 3010w.

  “The chapters on Byron are the best part of Dr. Brandes’s book; they
  will be read with pleasure by Byron’s countrymen.”

   + + — =Spec.= 95: 429. S. 23, ‘05. 1970w.


=Brastow, Lewis Orsmond.= Representative modern preachers. **$1.50.
Macmillan.

  “Nine notable men are considered ... five broad churchmen,
  Schleiermacher, Robertson, Beecher, Bushnell, and Brooks; two high
  churchmen, Newman and Mozley; two low churchmen, Guthrie and Spurgeon.
  The book is the result of repeated studies of these men with classes
  of students of the Yale Divinity school.”—Atlan.

  “The estimates of these various masters are made with deep sympathy
  and substantial justice.”

     + + =Atlan.= 95: 706. My. ‘05. 180w.


=Breal, Auguste.= Velazquez, tr. by Mme. Simon Bussy. *75c; lea. *$1.
Dutton.

  This volume declares itself to be merely an invitation to visit Madrid
  and see the works of the great Spanish painter, but it also serves as
  an inspiration for the journey. There are many illustrations.

  “He does succeed in giving a clear idea of the nature of Velazquez’s
  genius, of what he was, and what he was not, together with all that is
  necessary of biographical information regarding an entirely uneventful
  life. Mme Bussy is as accurate as readable.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 440. Je. 1, ‘05. 630w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 515. Ag. 5, ‘05. 210w.

  “A good little guide.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 542. Je. 24, ‘05. 20w.


* =Breasted, James Henry.= History of Egypt from the earliest times to
the Persian conquest. **$5. Scribner.

  This volume, designed for the general reader as well as the scholar,
  traces the history of Egypt from earliest times thru the days of the
  Old kingdom, the Middle kingdom, and the New empire, down to the
  Persian conquest. There are many new translations from original
  documents in the book and two hundred illustrations and maps. “Nowhere
  can we find a clearer account of the general history of Egypt, as
  known to us by the latest studies and excavations carried on by the
  numerous societies and individuals at work in the Nile valley.” (Ind.)

  * “This is a most valuable and interesting work.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1109. N. 9, ‘05. 660w.

  * “A history that may fairly claim to be, for the immense period which
  it covers, more close to facts than any of its predecessors.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 940. D. 16, ‘05. 490w.


=Brewer, David Josiah.= United States: a Christian nation. *$1. Winston.

  The first of these three lectures, “The United States a Christian
  nation,” shows that our Republic should be so called because it has
  been so declared by the Supreme court of the United States, by many of
  the highest state courts, by colonial charters, by nearly all of the
  state constitutions, by state legislatures, and by popular sentiment
  and practice: the second, “Our duty as citizens,” discusses the
  compatibility between Christianity and patriotism, and the reasons why
  Christianity is entitled to the tribute of respect: the third, “The
  promise and the possibilities of the future,” is an eloquent appeal to
  young men to temper their devotion to country with fidelity to the
  teachings of the Gospel.

  “We do not think, however, that these addresses represent the eminent
  jurist at his best.”

     + — =Arena.= 34: 557. N. ‘05. 280w.

  “The three chapters of this volume are three lectures delivered at
  Haverford college. We are glad that they now command a wider
  audience.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 530. O. 28, ‘05. 140w.


=Brewster, H. Pomeroy.= Saints and festivals of the Christian church.
**$2. Stokes.

  “This single volume of hagiology is conveniently arranged in calendar
  form, giving for each day in the year some details of the life and
  legends of the saints whose festivals are celebrated according to the
  Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches. A great deal of curious
  information, difficult to find elsewhere, is here given on sacred art
  and the symbols, ceremonies, superstitions, stones and colors
  associated with saints and their days.”—Ind.

  “Mr. Brewster is not a Catholic, but he endeavors to tell the story of
  the saints in a devout spirit, and he succeeds.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 81: 256. My. ‘05. 130w.

  “Is an unusually terse and at the same time comprehensive church
  year-book. The greatest merits of the work are its entire freedom from
  denominational bias, and the wide knowledge which it shows of profane
  and ecclesiastical history and canon law.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 203. Mr. 16, ‘05. 170w.

         =Ind.= 58: 673. Mr. 23, ‘05. 70w.


=Brewster, William Tenney,= ed. See =Representative= essays on the
theory of style.


=Briggs, Le Baron Russell.= Routine and ideals. **$1. Houghton.

  Perhaps no man in America is better fitted to write authoritatively on
  the subject of college routine than Dean Briggs of Harvard and
  Radcliffe. There are included in the volume with the title essay, A
  school and college address, Harvard and the individual, Address to the
  school children of Concord, Commencement address at Wellesley college,
  Discipline in school and college, The mistakes of college life, and
  Mater fortissima.

  “Admiration of the author’s style should not blind the reader to his
  essentially one-sided presentation of an intricate subject.” Henry D.
  Sheldon.

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 271. Ap. 16, ‘05. 210w.

  “The essays and addresses that compose his little volume are therefore
  more than they seem: they state his creed; they are the guiding laws
  of one of the most powerful influences brought to bear, within our
  generation, on college students in the United States.” G. R.
  Carpenter.

   + + + =Educ.= R. 29: 422. Ap. ‘05. 640w.

     + + =Ind.= 59: 95. Jl. 13, ‘05. 830w.

  “One that all who have to do in any way with college or school
  administration may profitably read.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 128. Ja. ‘05. 190w.


=Bright, James Wilson,= ed. Gospel of St. John in West-Saxon. 60c.
Heath.

  A volume in the Belles-lettres series. The text of the gospel of St.
  John, based upon the original manuscripts, also an exhaustive
  introduction, full notes, and a glossary.

         =Nation.= 80: 436. Je. 1. ‘05. 70w.


=Bright, James Wilson,= ed. Gospel of St. Matthew in West-Saxon. 60c.
Heath.

  This little volume belongs to section I, English literature from its
  beginning to 1100, of the Belles-letters series. It contains the text
  of the gospel of St. Matthew in West-Saxon, as found in the copy of
  the version preserved in Ms. CXL of the library of Corpus Christi
  college, Cambridge; the rubrics have been carried into the text from
  Ms. A. The variant readings of all other surviving copies of the
  version are subjoined to the text.

         =Ath.= 1905, 1: 529. Ap. 29. 150w.

         =Nation.= 80: 436. Je. 1, ‘05. 70w.


=Bromley, George Tisdale.= Long ago and later on; or, Recollections of
eighty years. *$1.50. Robertson.

  The autobiography of a happy-go-lucky soul, who began work at the age
  of ten in his father’s ropewalk. His callings were many and varied, he
  worked on whalers, steam boats, and railroads, dabbled in politics and
  ran a hotel. Born in Connecticut, he made his home on the Pacific
  coast, and spent two years in China as consul to Tien-Tsin. The story
  of his long and eventful career is full of interesting detail and
  anecdote.

     + + =Nation.= 80: 296. Ap. 13, ‘05. 650w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 141. Mr. 4, ‘05. 1030w. (Abstract of book).


=Bronson, Walter Cochrane=, ed. See =English= essays.


=Brontë, Charlotte.= Jane Eyre. $1.25. Crowell.

  “Jane Eyre” proves a better companion than ever in the handy form of
  the “Thin paper classics” series.


* =Brooke, Stopford Augustus.= On ten plays of Shakespeare. *$2.25.
Holt.

  A delightful discussion of ten plays of Shakespeare in which is
  reflected a wealth of suggestion from extended research and sound
  judgment. The author’s side light revelations of Shakespeare himself
  are suggestively framed in the following: “Deeply as Shakespeare felt
  the woe, wickedness and weakness of humanity, he was still their
  master.... This power to stand outside as well as inside of human
  sorrow belonged to Shakespeare, because at the deepest root of him,
  was, I repeat, delight of life; even rapture—the word is not too
  strong—with the playfulness of its spring and the fulness of its
  summer.”

  * “Will be sure of a welcome when he comes forward with these acute,
  thoughtful, sympathetic studies in the plays of Shakespeare.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 406. N. 24, ‘05. 970w.


* =Brookfield, Charles, and Brookfield, Frances.= Mrs. Brookfield and
her circle. 2v. **$7. Scribner.

  Mrs. Brookfield, the charming, witty and beautiful niece of Hallam,
  the historian, and her well known husband, William Henry Brookfield,
  fashionable preacher and ready writer, were the center of an exclusive
  intellectual circle and numbered among their friends Thackeray,
  Carlyle, FitzGerald, Tennyson, Mrs. Proctor, Lady Ashburton and many
  other interesting people. In this account of them which has been
  prepared by their son Charles and his wife, extracts from letters and
  diaries aid in furnishing much chatty information and many anecdotes
  concerning the social and literary London of their time.

  * “This is one of the most delightful books of memoirs which we have
  seen for many years.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 1143. N. 4, ‘05. 1740w.

  * “As illustrative of a great and vigorous age which has passed away,
  these letters possess no inconsiderable value.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 678. N. 18. 1030w.

  * “We close the volumes, feeling that it is well to have been
  admitted, even for a few hours, to the bright and joyous company of a
  merry-hearted husband and wife and their brilliant circle of
  high-souled friends.” Percy F. Bicknell.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 370. D. 1, ‘05. 2070w.

  * “The letters and anecdotes which Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brookfield
  have here collected are so rich and abundant that the most copious
  extracts must give an inadequate idea of what they contain.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 382. N. 10, ‘05. 1760w.

  * “Whether it be grave or gay, the book is always interesting, and we
  are peculiarly grateful to it, for it has added to our literary
  acquaintance one of the best men who ever published a book, and a lady
  whose charm of manner and quick sensibility are evident in every
  letter she wrote, in every line of her diary.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 929. D. 2, ‘05. 370w.


=Brooks, Elisabeth Willard.= As the world goes by. †$1.50. Little.

  Bohemia with much of its usual abandon is pictured here, but there is
  reared in its surroundings a clever, philosophical girl who after
  eighteen years of loyal devotion to her worldly actress mother none
  the less finds it natural to fit into the cultured corner of her
  father’s world. Her romance forms the undercurrent of the story—a
  romance of the intense subjective order which thru its
  misunderstandings tries and purifies.

  “It’s rather a dim, inconclusive sort of story, the heroine being
  particularly dim.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 404. Je. 17, ‘05. 360w.

  “The author ... keeps a quiet control over her material, and produces
  a decidedly interesting and valuable study of character development.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 190. My. 20, ‘05. 180w.

  “The lack of a villain, the complex psychology and rarefied philosophy
  carry no great appeal to the multitude, but the reflections will
  attract the thoughtful, and the musical interpretations charm the
  initiated.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 359. Ag. ‘05. 210w.


=Brooks, Geraldine.= Dames and daughters of the French court. **$1.50.
Crowell.

  These women, who for brilliancy, courage, charm, and occasionally
  intrigue, cannot be surpassed have been much written about as
  salonists, and literary successes, but the personal side of their
  lives has been omitted. These sketches aim to supply the inner view,
  and trace the motives and formative influences from their source. In
  the group are Madame de Sevigné, Mademoiselle de Lespinasse, Madame
  Roland, Madame de Staël, Madame de Rémussat, Madame Le Brun, Madame de
  Lafayette, Madame Geoffrin, Madame Recamier, and Madame Valmore.

  “About these women ... much has already been written, and better
  written than in the present volume.”

       — =Critic.= 46: 187. F. ‘05. 70w.

  “Readable sketches of Mesdames de Staël, de Lafayette, Récamier, Le
  Brun, and other notable French women. Charmingly written.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 30: 755. D. ‘04. 70w.

  “Interesting and instructive volume.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 249. F. ‘05. 140w.


=Brooks, Rt. Rev. Phillips.= Christ the life and light. **$1. Dutton.

  “A group of selections from the writings of Phillips Brooks, chosen
  and arranged with reference to their use for Lenten readings, the
  whole collection having as its keynote Christ as the life and light of
  the world.”—Outlook.

         =Outlook.= 79: 855. Ap. 1, ‘05. 60w.

         =Spec.= 94: 750. My. 20, ‘05. 320w.


=Brooks, Sarah Warner.= Garden with house attached. $1.50. Badger, R. G.

  It is of a Cambridge garden that the author writes which “for twenty
  years was the property of one who had in the Harvard botanical garden
  ‘a friend at court,’ and was able thus to obtain choice shrubs and
  herbaceous plants. The author describes the rose, foxglove, iris,
  Canterbury bells, violets, hollyhock, and other plants in this
  garden.” (N. Y. Times). “The general theme is plant and plant-life. It
  contains good suggestions in regard to the cultivation of flowers.”
  (Bookm.)

  “The style is somewhat diffuse and parenthetical, except where direct
  advice is given, in which case it is clear enough.” Edith Granger.

       + =Dial.= 38: 382. Je. 1, ‘05. 330w.

  “Writes in a semi-practical, semi-meditative manner in regard to the
  comforts and enjoyments of a small country home.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 6. Ja. 7, ‘05. 300w.

  “Instructive and entertaining. The healthy love of nature which
  outdoor life awakens in most of us has pervaded it and has transferred
  itself to the reader.”

       + =South Atlantic Quarterly.= 4: 95. Ja. ‘05. 180w.


* =Brooks, William Keith.= Oyster, The; a popular summary of a
scientific study. *$1. Hopkins.

  “Fourteen years ago Prof. Brooks made a rational appeal to Marylanders
  on the subject of oyster culture, in the hope of reviving a decaying
  and contentious industry. His tract ... failed, as he sorrowfully
  admits in his preface to a second and revised edition, to penetrate
  the ignorant conservatism of a State ruled hitherto by Gorman.
  However, in returning to the fray, he adds a chapter on the peril of
  the oyster as a vehicle of collection for cholera and typhoid germs,
  and perhaps this aspect will do something to help the economic
  reform.”—Nation.

 *       =Dial.= 39: 449. D. 16, ‘05. 50w.

 *       =Nation.= 81: 463. D. 7, ‘05. 100w.

  * “It is written in an interesting manner. An index would increase the
  value of the book many times; it deserves to have one.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 871. D. 9, ‘05. 940w.


=Broughton, Rev. Leonard Gaston.= Soul-winning church. **50c. Revell.

  Some of the most effective addresses of the well-known revivalist are
  found in this volume. They have been delivered here and in England,
  and concern the work and workers of the church to-day, its doctrine
  and its hope.

  “They are plain, pungent, and spiritually quickening, though blended
  with archaic matter that is intellectually offensive to the educated.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 1016. Ap. 22, ‘05. 50w.


* =Broughton, Rhoda.= Waif’s progress. $1.50. Macmillan.

  The waif is a young minx of eighteen who, learned in the ways of the
  French demi-monde, is brought to England on her mother’s death and
  saddled upon the relatives of her father, a lax lord. She creates
  havoc in the straight-laced families which shelter her, but the end of
  all her schemes being to win a permanent home or to make a creditable
  match, she finally marries a peer, the widower of her first hostess.

  * “Her new novel shows the old daring and spirit in the dialogue,
  though not quite the old raciness and spontaneity that kept everything
  and everybody alive.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 503. O. 14. 400w.

  * “Miss Broughton herself is more puzzled to know what to make of her
  and what to do with her than all the people in the book put together.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 383. N. 10, ‘05. 360w.

  * “While not up to her best work, it is still Rhoda Broughton—and that
  is a guarantee of interest and of quality unusual and piquant.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 759. N. 11, ‘05. 370w.

  * “A good many of the details introduced to complete the picture are
  frankly repellant. It is rather melancholy to see Miss Broughton’s
  fine talent wasted on the conscientious delineation of ineffectual or
  uncomely types of goodness and decadence.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 531. O. 7, ‘05. 1000w.


=Brouner, Walter Brooks, and Fung Yuet Mow.= Chinese made easy; with an
introd. by Herbert A. Giles. *$6. Macmillan.

  “This is a handsomely got-up book, with a red cloth cover and a gilt
  dragon impressed on it. The title-page is on the right hand and the
  pages of the book follow from right to left as in a Chinese book....
  What ‘Chinese made easy’ teaches is one of the dialects spoken in the
  Canton province.... To be pronounced useful the book should have for
  title ‘Cantonese made easy,’ and the spelling should be made to
  correspond with that adopted in all other works on the subject, local
  deviations and solecisms being changed into their proper equivalents
  in standard Cantonese.”—Nation.

  “Only those who are to work among the Cantonese natives, including
  many of the Chinese residents in the United States, may find it of
  some use.” F. Hirth.

     + — =Bookm.= 20: 457. Ja. ‘05. 1160w.

     + — =Nation.= 80: 179. Mr. 2, ‘05. 510w.


* =Brown, Abbie Farwell.= Star jewels, and other wonders. †$1. Houghton.

  “A collection of original, modern fairy stories, with the starfish as
  the theme—five stories, five little poems, and five pictures, like the
  points of the starfish.”—Critic.

  * “Will be liked by children.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 576. D. ‘05. 30w.

  * “A collection of wonder stories told in a simple and familiar way,
  but with a touch of poetry, a little play of imagination, and a
  refinement of feeling which separate them from most works of the same
  kind.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 631. N. 11, ‘05. 40w.


* =Brown, Alice.= Paradise. †$1.50. Houghton.

  “Here, in a little story of country life and country character, we
  have at least five personalities clearly and entertainingly sketched,
  with a story of love, disappointment, and sacrifice, at times poignant
  in its depth of feeling, but nevertheless always treated with an
  underlying sense of humor.... Almost all of the characters are quaint
  and in a gentle way queer.” (Outlook.) The heroine is an orphan, who,
  after a varied experience is trying to train herself as a nurse.

  * “The end rallies to a justification of the beginning, and stamps the
  whole as a little human document of fine quality.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 488. D. 14, ‘05. 280w.

  * “The present story is not quite as ambitious to fill the place of a
  fully rounded-out novel as some of its predecessors, but it is perhaps
  none the less acceptable for that reason.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 578. N. 4, ‘05. 140w.


=Brown, Anna Robeson (Mrs. C. H. Burr, jr.).= Wine-press. †$1.50.
Appleton.

  The daughter of a New England mother and an Italian poet who deserted
  his wife for an actress who could interpret his dramas, meets her
  irresponsible half sister, the child of her father and this actress,
  at a woman’s college, and after graduation takes charge of her and
  witnesses her tragic end. Disillusioned, disgusted with both men and
  women, she is brought back to a normal attitude thru the influence of
  a nice young doctor.

  “It is a study in feminine psychology carried out with uncommon
  insight, and deserves to be read with attentive interest.” Frederic
  Taber Cooper.

     + + =Bookm.= 22: 38. S. ‘05. 230w.

  “The book is unconventional in its interest, and above the average of
  contemporary fiction.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 392. Je. 1, ‘05. 190w.

         =Ind.= 59: 208. Jl. 27, ‘05. 200w.

  “It is due to Miss Brown to say that she has been most conspicuously
  successful where her task has been hardest; namely, where the homely
  and the tragic confront one another. Where weakness chiefly lies is in
  the limp into commonplace situation which all her ability has not
  averted.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 123. Ag. 10, ‘05. 750w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 362. Je. 3, ‘05. 440w.

  “The author has developed an idea, not novel in itself, in a striking
  and unusual way.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 346. Je. 3. ‘05. 100w.


=Brown, Arthur Judson.= New forces in old China: an unwelcome but
inevitable awakening. **$1.50. Revell.

  A study of the new forces now developing in China. The work “has for
  its object the description of those features which he thinks are to
  effect changes in China, and this will be due to Western trade,
  Western politics, and Western religion. D. C. Boulger’s words are:
  ‘the grip of the outer world has tightened around China. It will
  either strangle her or galvanize her into fresh life.’” (N. Y. Times).
  “Dr. Brown deals with many timely points in this book. Among them are
  the stupendous proportions of the economic revolution in China; the
  growth of the newspaper, of which there were none a decade ago and
  nearly a hundred to-day; Japan’s plan to arouse, organize and lead
  China; a question as to the responsibility of the missionaries for the
  trouble in China; the rapid development of American trade with China;
  an up-to-date statement of the Chinese railway system, and many other
  salient points.” (Bookm.)

  “In rapid and highly interesting style, and in compact form, he arrays
  the evidences that make for the preservation, on a nobler plane, of
  the best ideas and the nobler outlook of the oldest of empires.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 91. Jl. ‘05. 130w.

  “Mr. Brown’s volume deserves general reading.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 3. Ja. 7, ‘05. 1280w. (Summary of ideas of
         book.)

  “This is a volume which will well repay careful study.”

     + + =Spec.= 94:23. Ja. 7. ‘05. 550w.


=Brown, E. Burton-.= Roman Forum, *$1. Scribner.

  “A popular account of the excavations in the Roman Forum from 1898 to
  1904 in handy form.... The book is intended not only to present
  information concerning the excavations, but also an account of the
  light they have thrown upon the religion and history of the Romans and
  through these upon the character of the people.... Well-known facts
  contained in the many previous publications about the Forum have been
  omitted; but the monuments that were not recently excavated have been
  noticed in their place, in order to make the little volume a complete
  handbook.”—N. Y. Times.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 182. Mr. 25, ‘05. 350w.

  “Summarises in a clear, methodical and scholarly way all the latest
  discoveries.”

       + =Sat. R.= 99: 602. My. 6, ‘05. 90w.


=Brown, G. Baldwin.= William Hogarth. *$1.25. Scribner.

  “A fresh and independent treatment of Hogarth’s life and art.” As his
  life was spent at his work save for his runaway marriage, his French
  visit and arrest at Calais, and some sharp political controversy, the
  book deals chiefly with his paintings, their value, influence and
  humor. There are many illustrations.

  “Mr. Brown gives a fairly satisfactory and correct summary of the
  leading incidents in the painter’s life but he has little that is
  original or enlightening to say concerning his art.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 839. Ag. 12, ‘05. 220w.

  “Concise, yet, within its necessary limits, really admirable
  monograph.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 248. Ag. 19. 1780w.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 474. N. ‘05. 70w.

 *     + =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 31. D. ‘05. 150w.

  “Professor Baldwin Brown has written a very good book on Hogarth, and
  one which, in spite of its moderate size and price, will give the
  general reader a juster understanding of the true nature of Hogarth’s
  art than he is likely to get elsewhere.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 249. Ag. 4, ‘05. 1760w.

  “The volume is much better than the average of the series to which it
  belongs.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 187. Ag. 31, ‘05. 1860w.

 *   + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 861. D. 2, ‘05. 600w.


=Brown, Horatio Robert Forbes.= In and around Venice. *$1.50. Scribner.

  Mr. Brown’s new volume has characteristics in common with his “Life on
  the lagoons,” viz., full sympathy with the people, love for their
  customs, their legends and their life. “The short papers vary as
  widely in subject as in treatment. Here one finds a careful account of
  the Campanile of San Marco and the loggetta of Sansovino, followed by
  a diagrammed description of the columns of the Piazzetta, which an
  architect might prize.... His trips to the mainland, including a
  voyage to Istria, furnish several papers on out-of-the-way places,
  which one is glad to see through his eyes.” (Nation.)

  * “His book is compact enough to be taken abroad as a companion to the
  ordinary guidebooks, and may be heartily commended to the tourist as
  well as the general reader.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 579. D. ‘05. 70w.

  “Has made a charming book out of a number of facts about Venice,
  soberly told.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 339. O. 13, ‘05. 350w.

  “Some of his papers are slight, and in others there are repetitions;
  but, taken as a whole, this volume is a worthy successor to ‘Life on
  the lagoons.’”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 189. Ag. 31, ‘05. 490w.

  “If the publishers had provided an index, or even a table of contents,
  its value, already considerable, would have been enhanced greatly.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 675. O. 14, ‘05. 630w.

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 576. N. 4, ‘05. 160w.

     + + =Spec.= 95: 432. S. 23, ‘05. 1470w.


=Brown, John.= See =MacBean, L.=, jt. auth. Marjorie Fleming.


=Brown, Katharine Holland.= Diane. †$1.50. Doubleday.

  “‘A romance of the Icarian settlement on the Mississippi river’: a
  small body of French colonists with communistic views who had been
  brought to America by Pére Cabet; the story opens in 1856, when most
  of them were thoroughly tired of him.... But the schisms of the
  commune pale in interest beside the affairs of the American
  abolitionists who come into the story.... In one chapter Robert
  Channing is carrying runaway slaves to safety; in the next Pére Cabet
  is preaching his flock into rebellion. The petty affairs of the
  Icarians and the quarrel that shall shake the states run side by side.
  Their separate currents meet in the loves of Robert and Diane.”—Acad.

  “The value of the story depends on its description of the commune, and
  to English readers on its sympathy with the intimate, tremendous
  issues forced on American men and women by the abolition of slavery.
  The novel is worth reading for the sake of its pictures of people so
  near us in point of time, so immeasurably removed from us in sentiment
  and surroundings. They have charm.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 128. F. 11, ‘05. 240w.

  “But the tale, though full of faults, is a creation, and not a mere
  echo.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 237. F. 25. 330w.

  “Diane is thoroughly lovable; other characters are vividly drawn and
  full of genuine pathos. The book is well written.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 117. Ja. ‘05. 50w.

  “There is, altogether, a great deal to read in ‘Diane,’ and although
  it suffers a little from faults of construction, it is on the whole a
  very good story.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 519. Ap. 8, ‘05. 150w.


=Browne, George Waldo.= St. Lawrence river: historical, legendary,
picturesque. **$3.50. Putnam.

  The great river is described from the ocean to the lake, and the men
  who were connected with it are brought in in chronological order,
  Cartier, Champlain, Frontenac, LaSalle, Wolfe, Montcalm, and the early
  voyageurs. There is an account of Indian wars, and a fine blending of
  past scenes and present scenery. There are one-hundred full page
  illustrations.

  “The text appears not to be inadequate, ... but no one can think the
  style good or graceful.”

     + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 949. Jl. ‘05. 110w.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 286. S. ‘05. 70w.

  “Within its limits the book is satisfactory, and a good map adds to
  its value.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 210. O. 1, ‘05. 420w.

  “The author of the book before us has told the story of the St.
  Lawrence and of early Canada in a most interesting manner.”

       + =Engin. N.= 53: 642. Je. 15, ‘05. 460w.

  “Mr. Browne manifests no great originality or literary power, but he
  weaves together history and geography, legend and description with
  sufficient skill to make it all readable to one who has any interest
  in the subject.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 1256. Je. 1, ‘05. 180w.

  “It is a choice company of readers who will hail its appearance with
  cordial greetings.”

       + =Lit. D.= 31: 497. O. 7, ‘05. 800w.

  “Of course in a book of 365 pages there are some good things; the
  index, for example, so far as it goes, is one of them.”

     — + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 375. Ja. 10, ‘05. 620w.

       + =Outlook.= 80: 394. Je. 10, ‘05. 80w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 60. Jl. 8, ‘05. 190w.


=Browne, Henry.= Handbook of Homeric study. *$2. Longmans.

  Opening with a discussion of the Homeric poems this volume contains
  commentaries on the Homeric bards; historical outlines of the Homeric
  controversy, chapters on Homeric life, the Homeric people, and “The
  epic art of Homer.” There are twenty-two illustrations in half-tone,
  an “approximate” chronology, and an index.

  “It is an honest, candid, careful, and within its limits, it is a
  lucidly arranged book.” Andrew Lang.

     + + =Acad.= 68: 487. My. 6, ‘05. 1540w.

  “The book would have gained greatly had the author waited a few years
  to digest his material. We also complain that there is no
  bibliography.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 39. Jl. 8, 840w.

  “Deserves the highest commendation.”

   + + + =Cath. World.= 81: 842. S. ‘05. 350w.

  “An eminently modern, although probably not final, word on the study
  of Homer.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 573. S. 2, ‘05. 410w.

  “Treated with conspicuous judgment and moderation the complex topic of
  the Homeric literature.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 99: 814. Je. 17, ‘05. 300w.


=Browne, John Hutton Balfour.= South Africa: a glance at current
conditions and politics. $2.50. Longmans.

  A description of a voyage from England to Cape Town, Johannesburg, and
  Pretoria with a rather superficial treatment of present social and
  political questions.

  “A two-hundred-page volume of impressions, views, opinions,
  deductions, and half-baked facts which can only be characterized as
  superficial and misleading when they are not absolutely inaccurate.
  Has committed to paper a vast amount of untrustworthy information.”

   — — — =Acad.= 68: 242. Mr. 11, ‘05. 270w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 210. Ap. 8, ‘05. 220w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 459. Jl. 8, ‘05. 670w.

  “His book is very loosely put together. Mr. Balfour-Browne often fails
  either in observation or in accurate description.”

   — — + =Sat. R.= 99: 743. Je. 3, ‘05. 1060w.

  * “Whatever he says is forcible and lucid.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 503. O. 7, ‘05. 560w.


=Browne, Mary.= Diary of a girl in France in 1821; with introd. by
Euphemia Stewart Browne. *$2.50. Dutton.

  The self-illustrated diary of a little fourteen year old English girl,
  who spent the summer of 1821 in France. She regards her fine scorn for
  all things French as loyalty to everything that is English. At times
  her comments run close to humor though no one tells her that they do,
  and she could not discover the fact herself.

  “This is a perfectly irresistible book, a pure delight to all lovers
  of children and quaintness.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 708. Jl. 8, ‘05. 740w.

         =Ath.= 1905, 2: 175. Ag. 5. 510w.

  * “Incidentally the book is an interesting picture of French life
  almost a century ago as seen through juvenile British eyes.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 573. D. ‘05. 90w.

  “Since Marjorie Fleming wrote the ill-spelled pages of her delightful
  journal, no child’s diary has been published more fascinating, because
  none have been more unconscious or sincere, than ‘The diary of a girl
  in France in 1821.’”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 244. O. 16, ‘05. 300w.

  “Little Mary is an accomplished grumbler.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 211. Je. 30, ‘05. 570w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 609. S. 16, ‘05. 160w.

       + =Outlook.= 81: 278. S. 30, ‘05. 120w.


=Brownell, Leverett White.= Photography for the sportsman naturalist.
**$2. Macmillan.

  A book describing hunting with a camera in all its details, and
  illustrated with pictures made from life. There is much practical
  information concerning camera plates, the best methods to use in
  taking pictures, and the best processes to employ after they are
  taken.

  “In the present work Mr. Brownell has gone into the subject
  thoroughly. The book may be called a first-rate guide to hunting with
  the camera.”

     + + =Baltimore Sun.= : 8. Mr. 8. ‘05. 440w.

  “This book is packed full of practical directions.”

     + + =Country Calendar.= 1: 221. Jl. ‘05. 70w.

     + + =Ind.= 58: 900. Ap. 20, ‘05. 270w.

  “It is essentially a book for the novice.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 263. S. 28, ‘05. 490w.

  “The book is by no means dry reading, the technical details being
  enlivened with numerous and appropriate anecdotes. Mr. Brownell has,
  in fact, succeeded in producing a treatise on practical field
  photography which it will be very hard to beat.” R. L.

     + + =Nature.= 71: 483. Mr. 23, ‘05. 600w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 255. F. ‘05. 30w.


=Brownell, William Crary.= French art; classic and contemporary painting
and sculpture. $1.50. Scribner.

  This new and enlarged edition contains a chapter on “Rodin and the
  institute” and the identical text of the illustrated edition of 1901.

         =Dial.= 38: 396. Je. 1, ‘05. 50w.

     + — =Nation.= 80: 440. Je. 1, ‘05. 230w.


=Browning, Elizabeth Barrett.= Sonnets from the Portuguese. $1. Century.

  These sonnets which have had so large a share in immortalizing one of
  the “most exquisite love-histories of which the world has knowledge,”
  once more make their appearance with a few of the love poems of Robert
  Browning, and this time in the dainty workmanship of the “Thumb nail
  series.” A frontispiece of Mrs. Browning, and an introduction by
  Richard Watson Gilder add to the value of the volume.

 *   + + =Critic.= 47: 582. D. ‘05. 30w.

 *   + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 682. O. 14, ‘05. 80w.


=Browning, Oscar.= Napoleon: the first phase: some chapters on the
boyhood and the youth of Bonaparte, 1769-1793. *$3.50. Lane.

  Napoleon’s boyhood in Corsica, his education at Brienne and Paris, his
  relations with Paoli, and his career down to Toulon are given in
  detail. Appendices contain three selections from Napoleon’s writings
  and some original documents from the British museum concerning the
  siege of Toulon. The illustrations are largely taken from old
  paintings and drawings.

  “Comparison is inevitable, and recent Napoleonic literature has
  established so high a standard in this branch of history that Mr.
  Oscar Browning suffers by being inopportune.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 694. Jl. 1, ‘05. 360w.

  “In regard to historical accuracy as distinct from literary
  presentment, the volume is, on the whole meritorious.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 774. Je. 24. 1140w.

  “Altogether this is an important contribution to the study of
  Napoleon’s early career, clearing away the accretions of legend and
  presenting the known facts with satisfactory fulness.” Henry B.
  Bourne.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 241. O. 16, ‘05. 920w.

  “The author tells his story in a business like way, with no
  superfluous adornments save in the matter of panegyric, and that he
  leaves on the reader’s mind a distinct impression of the young
  Bonaparte as a brave, eager, lovable, and virtuous youth. Whether the
  picture is altogether true to life will perhaps be doubted by those
  who weigh carefully the evidence, even as here presented in the
  narrative and in Appendix I.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 226. Jl. 14, ‘05. 930w.

  “Carelessness, to use no more unpleasant word, is the predominant note
  of the book.”

     — + =Nation.= 81: 151. Ag. 17, ‘05. 730w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 399. Je. 17, ‘05. 330w.

  “There is in it practically nothing new, nothing that has not been
  told earlier and told better.”

     — — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 571. S. 2, ‘05. 450w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 509. O. ‘05. 50w.

  “If Mr. Browning had refrained from pushing his hero-worship to such
  extravagant lengths, he might have written a book of greater weight,
  but in spite of these slips he has given us a treatise of deep
  interest which will not detract from the reputation he has already
  attained in this field of historical inquiry.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 99: 811. Je. 17. ‘05. 1610w.

  “Presenting his results in a readable and lively style which marked
  his ‘Age of the Condottieri’ and his notable little biography of
  ‘Swedish Charles.’”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 495. O. 7, ‘05. 2780w.


=Browning, Robert.= Select poems; ed. with introd. and notes,
biographical and critical, by Andrew Jackson George. $1.50. Little.

  The poems selected here range from “Pauline” to “Asolando”, and are so
  chosen as to reveal the principles which formed the mind and fashioned
  the art of Browning.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 892. D. 16, ‘05. 200w.

  * “Browning has everything to gain and nothing to lose from such
  intelligent editorship as that shown in this volume.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 837. D. 2, ‘05. 230w.


=Browning, Robert.= Blot in the ‘scutcheon, Colombe’s birthday, A soul’s
tragedy, and In a balcony. 60c. Heath.

  This is a volume in section 3, “the English drama from its beginning
  to the present day,” in the Belles-lettres series. The texts are those
  of the latest editions, and there is a scholarly introduction and
  brief biography, bibliography, and glossary.

  “If Browning is to be considered as a dramatist, and by an editor who
  is willing to accept him as a dramatist, perhaps the present edition
  is all that we have the right to expect.” Brander Matthews.

     + — =Educ. R.= 29: 198. F. ‘05. 340w.


=Browning, Robert.= Pied piper of Hamelin. $1.25. Wessels.

  Browning’s poem made attractive for children by numerous ingenious
  colored illustrations, the work of Van Dyck.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 576. D. ‘05. 30w.


=Brudno, Ezra Selig.= Little conscript. †$1.50. Doubleday.

  The little conscript is a Jew pledged to the synagogue whose life is
  devoted against his will to the service of the czar. A truthful
  picture of Russia of to-day is presented, including military and
  peasant life. There is sidelight information on the methods of force
  and fraud employed in organizing and maintaining the army.

  “Throughout his book, Mr. Brudno’s style is deliberately simple at
  times to the verge of crudeness. It would have been improved by a
  certain amount of relentless pruning.”

     + — =Bookm.= 22: 37. S. ‘05. 280w.

         =Ind.= 59: 581. S. 7, ‘05. 90w.

  “He is a Russian who has much English yet to learn. Is not a novel,
  though it may contain some ugly chapters of Russian history.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 444. Jl. 1, ‘05. 660w.

  “The end is black and depressing but the value of the book as a great
  human document and as a strong indictment of the political and
  military methods of a great nation remains with the reader.”

   + + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 60. Jl. 8, ‘05. 190w.

  “Is a much more appealing piece of literature than ‘The white terror
  and the red,’ but not, we suspect, so trustworthy an account of actual
  conditions.”

     + — =R. of Rs.= 31: 763. Je. ‘05. 140w.


=Brumbaugh, Martin Grove.= Making of a teacher. $1. S. S. times co.

  “This book is on ‘How to teach.’ Its emphasis all through is where the
  emphasis needs to be laid, upon the trained teacher. The first part of
  the book is a simple, clear series of lessons on pedagogy; then follow
  chapters on the Teacher, the Courses of study, the Educational
  principles of Jesus; and finally several wise chapters on the scope of
  religious education. The illustrative materials, the captions, and the
  arrangement are excellent, and the book is made admirable as a
  text-book for normal classes by suggestive questions at the close of
  each chapter.”—Bib. World.

  “It is no exaggeration to say that the book by Dr. Brumbaugh is just
  now the one most needed in the Sunday-school world.” Wm. Byron
  Forbush.

   + + + =Bib. World.= 26: 395. N. ‘05. 170w.

  “He has done his work well.”

   + + + =Ind. 59=: 811. O. 5, ‘05. 140w.


=Bryan, Michael.= Dictionary of painters and engravers. 5v. subs. *$30;
hf. mor. *$50. Macmillan.

  The present volume (S-Z) is the fifth and last of the 1904-5 edition
  of this valuable reference work, and contains over a hundred full-page
  illustrations. This is the fourth edition of the work which has
  appeared since 1816 when it was first published, and it includes 1200
  new biographies.

  “The revision has been very thorough throughout the volume.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 368. Ap. 1, ‘05. 210w.

  “The dictionary is now as complete as it can be made, and the work has
  been done with the greatest care.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 379. Ap. ‘05. 140w.

  “A work which should be absolutely indispensable to every one
  interested in art or artists.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1480. Je. 29, ‘05. 300w.

  * “Another great and invaluable work of historical narrative and
  critical comment, ranking in its field with Grove in the field of
  music.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 1161. N. 16, ‘05. 40w. (Review of v. 5.)

   + + + =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 87. Je. ‘05. 340w.

  “Thoroughness of research and fulness of detail are the most salient
  characteristics of the text of a work that will be an inexhaustible
  mine of wealth to all future students of art history.”

   + + + =Int. Studio.= 27: 88. N. ‘05. 210w. (Review of v. 4 and 5.)

  “The conclusion must be that the great new ‘Dictionary’ is not well
  and strongly edited; that no proportionate scale has been maintained.
  In spite of all that, it is still the most useful dictionary of
  painters we have, and also a relatively good dictionary of engravers.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 488. Je. 15, ‘05. 1200w. (Review of v. 5.)

  “We may be pardoned, therefore, in the face of the fulsome praise
  already uttered, if we make two items of adverse criticism—one is in
  regard to judgment and the other concerns facts. The biographical
  sketches attached to the names actually included in the volumes are
  meagre, careless, and inaccurate.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 401. Je. 17, ‘05. 340w.

  “The fifth volume has the merits and defects of the rest.”

   + + — =Sat. R.= 100: 187. Ag. 5, ‘05. 140w.


=Bryce, James.= Constitutions. *$1.25. Oxford.

  This volume includes six of the sixteen essays by Mr. Bryce, published
  in 1901 under the title, “Studies in history and jurisprudence.” The
  essays are as follows: Flexible and rigid constitutions: The action of
  centripetal and centrifugal forces on political constitutions;
  Primitive Iceland; The constitution of the United States as seen in
  the past; Two South African constitutions; The constitution of the
  commonwealth of Australia.

         =Nation.= 81: 75. Jl. 27, ‘05. 190w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 613. S. 16, ‘05. 560w.


=Bryce, James.= Holy Roman empire. *$1.50. Macmillan.

  “Not only has Mr. Bryce rewritten the work with a view to a clearer
  presentation of the theories it elaborates, but he has met and
  admirably overcome the criticisms to which it was formerly exposed—the
  seeming neglect of certain striking personalities and events, the
  inadequate treatment of the Byzantine empire, and the expression of
  views rendered untenable by the political developments of the past
  quarter of a century.... The more important changes ... of his work
  may be briefly summarized. In chapter V. Mr. Bryce, discussing the
  reluctance of Charles the Great to assume the imperial title,
  incorporates the theories of Dahn and Hodgkin; in chapter VII, he
  enters into a broader explanation of the theories that went to sustain
  the empire through the middle ages; chapter XIII., on ‘The fall of the
  Hohenstaufen,’ he considerably enlarges by the inclusion of a fuller
  account of the momentous struggle between Louis IV. and Pope John
  XXII.; in chapter XIV. he develops the early electoral system under
  the Germanic constitution; in chapter XV. the theories regarding the
  source of civil authority, a vexed question subsequent to the struggle
  of the investitures, are discussed more largely; chapter XVI., ‘The
  city of Rome in the middle ages,’ contains new studies of Arnold of
  Brescia and Cola di Rienzo. Chapter XVII. is entirely new, embodying
  an account of the Eastern empire and affording a comprehensive idea of
  the impress made on history by the people and rulers of New Rome;
  finally, in Chapter XVIII., the attempts to reform the Germanic
  constitution are disclosed in greater detail. To this it should be
  added that the text is more fully annotated, that greatly needed maps
  are supplied, and that, in addition to the chronological list of popes
  and emperors found in previous editions, there is a compact and
  helpful table of salient events connected with the empire.”—Outlook.

   + + + =Critic.= 47: 94. Jl. ‘05. 50w.

  “The two new chapters exhibit Mr. Bryce’s capacity for brilliant
  historical generalisation at its best.” H. A. L. F.

   + + + =Eng. Hist.= R. 20: 605. Jl. ‘05. 320w.

  “The identity of the book is by no means lost in the revision, for the
  changes have not been such as to alter the general mode of treatment,
  nor to increase the size of the work beyond the limits of a single
  volume.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 234. Mr. 23, ‘05. 560w.

  “But not since the edition of 1873 has it shown such changes as are
  now apparent—changes which, while not materially affecting the main
  argument, are nevertheless of a character and extent that make the
  present edition completely supersede its predecessors. He has met and
  has admirably overcome the criticisms to which it was formerly
  exposed. The revision he has found it necessary to make in his
  exposition of the rise, decline, and fall of the ancient empire is of
  an elucidatory rather than a corrective nature.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 443. F. 18, ‘05. 2010w.

  “Now more than ever before deserves high rank as a text-book. It is
  still centered upon a single idea and institution, empire and popedom
  in the middle ages. On this subject it is the standard English
  authority.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 26. Ja. 5, ‘05. 250w.

  “This latest edition has taken into account fully the results of
  modern historical research. A concluding chapter, sketching the
  constitution of the new German empire and the forces which have given
  it strength and cohesion, has been appended. A chronological table and
  three maps have also been added, and the book has been revised
  throughout. Typographically it is very satisfactory.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 247. F. ‘05. 100w.

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 408. Mr. 18. ‘05. 2120w.


=Buchanan, Thompson.= Judith triumphant. †$1.50. Harper.

  The siege of the Assyrians under Holofernes against the Jews of
  Bethulia is the field of this romance. Judith, its heroine, goes forth
  into the camp of the enemy at the risk of her life and honor, in the
  hope of saving her people. The dangers she encountered, the brutality
  of Holofernes, the intrigues of Nin-Gul, the dancing girl, whom she
  has supplanted in the affections of Holofernes and her love for the
  Ammonite captain, who devotes himself to her interests, form the theme
  of the story.

  “Appears to possess no unusual or particular qualities to distinguish
  it from the vast number of other equally interesting and entertaining
  narratives of the same period. For quick and easy reading, however,
  with plenty of spirit and no little action it can be highly
  commended.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 279. Ap. 29, ‘05. 190w.

  “Told with some skill and much vigor.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1059. Ap. 29, ‘05. 60w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 39: 27. Jl. 1. ‘05. 120w.


=Buckham, James.= Wayside altar. *$1. Meth. bk.

  A collection of poems which contain a mellow philosophy and treat of
  the hereafter, and the deep contentment attending true Christian
  living.


=Buckmaster, Martin A.= Descriptive handbook of architecture. *$1.25.
Dutton.

  There is a strong plea in Mr. Buckmaster’s preface for the study of
  historical architecture in our elementary schools. “Though this
  historian of architecture does no more than merely to outline the
  various styles and briefly to trace their development, he does this in
  such untechnical, though not over-picturesque language, that those who
  read his text to the end will wish to learn more about architecture
  and in greater detail.” (Outlook.)

  * “As a popular elementary text-book on the history of architecture
  this little book is certainly welcome. It is brightly and clearly
  written.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 475. O. 7. 550w.

  * “It would probably have been better had the author dealt with one
  period of architecture, and have done that thoroughly, rather than
  have taken up so large a field. It has resulted in an essay which is
  ‘scrappy.’”

   + — — =Nature.= 73: 52. N. 16, ‘05. 370w.

  * “A valuable vade mecum for the student of the history of
  architecture.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 861. D. 2, ‘05. 330w.

  “To the average reader Mr. Buckmaster’s text is particularly useful;
  first, because he has appended thereto a glossary of architectural
  terms, and secondly, because he has illustrated that glossary.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 381. O. 14, ‘05. 270w.


=Buell, Augustus C.= History of Andrew Jackson, pioneer, patriot,
soldier, politician, president. 2v. **$4. Scribner.

  A comprehensive biography based upon public and private documents, and
  personal recollections of eminent men and women. The long life of the
  man of many-sided character and varied activities is given in full
  with the history of his time in the background.

  “Against Mr. Buell’s style of expression one cannot bring the charge
  of dullness. He has written with alertness and clearness. He has given
  us a personal biography in which an abundance of incident and many
  amusing anecdotes are introduced. Mr. Buell’s facile narrative is full
  of errors great and small. There are in the book serious omissions of
  facts.” John Spencer Bassett.

   + + — =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 667. Ap. ‘05. 450w.

  “Mr. Buell gives the fullest and most elaborate description [of the
  battle of New Orleans] which we have seen.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 76. Jl. 15. 540w.

  “From such tokens—as from laxities of style sufficient to rouse a
  suspicion that every statement will not bear scrutiny—the reader finds
  his confidence in the historical value of the book impaired. To the
  author’s credit it must also be said that he has performed with marked
  success the difficult task of giving a fairly intelligible account of
  the two great battles of Jackson’s life,—the battle of New Orleans,
  and the fight against the United States bank. This is manifestly one
  of the works to which future students of the man and period must have
  recourse.” M. A. De Wolfe Howe.

   + + — =Atlan.= 95: 132. Ja. ‘05. 710w.

  “The work is written in a spirit that may well be characterized as
  judicial, although in places the author leans far too heavily on
  Parton. We are inclined to class the work, at this writing, as the
  best biography of Jackson that has appeared.”

   + + + =Baltimore Sun.= :8. Mr. 8, ‘05. 810w.

  “As a mass of biographical material, pleasantly and honestly
  presented, these volumes have a real value, especially to the student
  who can remove the chaff.”

     + — =Ind.= 59: 152. Jl. 20, ‘05. 710w.

  “There are occasions also, it is to be feared, where Mr. Buell suffers
  his personal Anglo-phobism to interfere with his facts.”

       — =Lond. Times.= 4: 231. Jl. 21, ‘05. 460w.

  “It is not a balanced work in execution. It exhibits a singular
  incapacity to weigh testimony and to judge the contemporaries. It
  would be a fruitless task to follow Mr. Buell in his many errors of
  statement, for no chapter is free from them.”

   — — — =Nation.= 80: 77. Ja. 26, ‘05. 1460w.


=Bullen, Frank Thomas.= Denizens of the deep. **$1.75. Revell.

  “A study-built book.... The subjects of Mr. Bullen’s collection of
  short stories are animals that cause the reader to have a vivid
  conception of the life of the inhabitants of the deep. There are many
  different specimens of these denizens considered, whales and sharks
  and seals and sea lions, or sea elephants, as Mr. Bullen calls them,
  and the birds of the sea as well as the fishes. We find that there is
  a story about every one of the more important birds.... And the
  narratives are not all fictional.”—Baltimore Sun.

  “When the narrative is not fiction it is full of information conveyed
  in a delightful manner. The author writes easily and accurately, and
  his work, whether taken as a collection of interesting stories of fish
  and of bird life or as contribution to popular natural history, is
  deserving of praise.”

     + + =Baltimore Sun.= :8. Mr. 8, ‘05. 380w.

       + =Dial.= 38: 242. Ap. 1, ‘05. 250w.

  “Is certainly as charming in style and graphic in description. All
  sorts of representatives of the reptilian and finny tribes are
  introduced and made as familiar as men we know.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 124. Ja. ‘05. 110w.


* =Bumpus, T. Francis.= Cathedrals of England and Wales. **$4. Pott.

  “This volume is a detailed account of the architectural features of a
  number of English cathedral churches, prefaced by a sketch of the
  general characteristics of cathedrals and of the development of
  cathedral building in England and Wales. It is, of course, copiously
  illustrated from photographs of the exteriors and interiors of the
  edifices treated, and the author takes up each cathedral
  historically.... The book is intended for students (or at any rate
  connoisseurs) of cathedral architecture.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “The book has all the marks of close observation and a real
  knowledge of what is and what is not good art and good archaeology.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 426. N. 23, ‘05. 430w.

  * “It is not a popular but a serious work.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 824. D. 2, ‘05. 230w.

  * “Mr. Bumpus’ style has a refreshing air of the gossiping antiquary.”

       + =Sat. R.= 100: 528. O. 21, ‘05. 1140w.

 *     + =Spec.= 95: 324. S. 2, ‘05. 150w.


=Bunyan, John.= Pilgrim’s progress: from this world to that which is to
come. $2. Macmillan.

  Just the text and Gertrude Hammond’s eight pictures, “good in
  themselves, and excellent examples of modern processes of color
  printing” make up this new edition of “The Pilgrim’s progress.”

  “We are inclined to doubt whether Mr. White, in his otherwise
  admirable monograph, need have given a fifth of his space to what is
  really an abridgement of the famous narrative.”

   + + — =Bookm.= 21: 358. Je. ‘05. 460w.

  “Attractive edition.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 87. F. 11, ‘05. 290w.

  “This is an admirable edition, so far as paper type, and size go.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 504. F. 25, ‘05. 40w.


=Burdett, Sir Henry.= Hospital and charities annual, 1905; being the
year book of philanthropy and the hospital annual. *$2. Scribner.

  An account of the hospitals and charities of the United Kingdom,
  India, the British colonies and the United States. The work of various
  branches, such as free dispensaries and military hospitals is
  described, and hospital administration, officials, details of staff,
  the number of patients and the income of each institution are given. A
  copious index renders the book convenient for reference.

  “A wonderfully complete record of hospitals and charitable
  undertakings.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 144, Mr. 4, ‘05. 130w.


=Burgoyne, Frank J.=, ed. History of Queen Elizabeth, Amy Robsart, and
the Earl of Leicester: being a reprint of “Leycester’s commonwealth,”
1641. *$2.50. Longmans.

  This work, of unknown authorship, was first printed 1584, it was
  translated into French and Latin, was proscribed by the queen in
  England and burned whenever found, by the officers of the law. It
  depicted Leicester as an “inhuman monster” and charged him with many
  crimes among them the murder of Amy Robsart. The queen officially
  denied the charges and Leicester’s nephew, Sir Philip Sidney, wrote an
  indignant answer to them.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 708. Ap. ‘05. 130w.

         =Critic.= 46: 383. Ap. ‘05. 190w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 11. Ja. 7, ‘05. 300w.

  “The editor has done little beside write a necessary introduction.”

       + =South Atlantic Quarterly.= 4: 93. Ja. ‘05. 260w.


=Burke, Edmund.= American taxation: ed. by James Hugh Moffatt. 25c.
Ginn.

  A fully annotated copy of Burke’s speech for class room use.


=Burkitt, F. Crawford.= Early eastern Christianity: St. Margaret’s
lectures, 1904, on the Syriac speaking church. *$2. Dutton.

  “It is far Eastern Christianity with which these lectures are
  concerned, not that of the Greek and other Eastern churches within the
  ancient Roman world. Its chief seat was Edessa, in the Euphrates
  valley, the ancient ‘Ur of the Chaldees, the fatherland of
  Abraham.’ ... Into this unfamiliar field these lectures conduct the
  reader, through an interesting account of the Bible, the theology, and
  the internal life of a long extinct but once flourishing and
  distinctively characterized church.”—Outlook.

         =Ind.= 58: 1367. Je. 15, ‘05. 90w.

  “It is, then, especially in this fertility of ideas and suggestion
  that the value of Mr. Burkitt’s book lies.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 105. Ag. 3, ‘05. 1360w.

  “The task is difficult, and despite the careful study made by Prof.
  Burkitt the result leaves much to be desired. The data is uncertain
  and mixed up with legend and fable. Lectures have their value, if only
  to make comparisons between the beliefs of to-day and those of the
  past.”

     + — =N. Y Times.= 10: 92. F. 11, ‘05. 580w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 245. Ja. 28, ‘05. 120w.


=Burland, Harris.= Black motor car. †$1.50. Dillingham.

  An exciting story of a man who, when young, stole some money for a
  woman’s sake and on the death of his neglected wife turned against
  her. She in anger betrayed him to the police. He serves his term in
  prison, and twenty years later builds the black motor car, commits
  burglaries and murders, captures and tortures a man who turns out to
  be his own son, and seeks out the woman who had ruined his life to
  kill her, but is foiled in his revenge, for she is already dead. The
  whole thing culminates one night in a race for life, he in his black
  car, the whole country aroused and armed and waiting for him. The
  criminal maniac escapes them all, however, but meets his death in a
  quicksand.

  “Mr. Burland does not waste words in his story. He has a good yarn to
  tell, and does not stand on art to do it.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 197. Ap. 1, ‘05. 480w.

  “It is a story with thrills and shivers.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 393. Je. 17, ‘05. 130w.

  “For those who love horrors and melodrama, this book will furnish a
  feast.”

       — =Outlook.= 79: 906. Ap. 8, ‘05. 70w.

  “May be characterized as a freak tale.”

       — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 714. My. 6, ‘05. 90w.


=Burnaby, Andrew.= Travels through the middle settlements of North
America; ed. by Rufus Rockwell Wilson. **$2. Wessels.

  “Another volume of the ‘Source books of American history,’ and a
  notable one; first published in 1775, reprinted the next year, soon
  translated into French and German, and reissued in enlarged form in
  1798, from which this new reprint is made. It is hardly necessary to
  say that a book with such a history, and long out of print, richly
  deserves to be rescued from the obscurity into which it had fallen in
  the lapse of more than a century.”—Critic.

  “Of critical notes there are none, which seems unfortunate. The form
  of the book is, however, very attractive, and the narrative was well
  worth reprinting even without editorial annotations.” F. H. H.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 445. Ja. ‘05. 220w.

         =Critic.= 46: 286. Mr. ‘05. 80w.

       + =Ind.= 58: 1016. My. 4, ‘05. 130w.

         =Nation.= 80: 51. Ja. 19, ‘05. 200w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 509. Ap. ‘05. 220w.


=Burne-Jones, Georgiana.= Memorials of Edward Burne-Jones. 2v. **$6.
Macmillan.

  While the attitude of the real man towards his thoroly idealized art
  fills the pages of Lady Burne-Jones’s “Memorials,” “it is not the
  painter to whom we are introduced so much as the man, and a very
  straightforward, single-minded and lovable character we find him.” (N.
  Y. Times). “The author has very wisely avoided any artistic
  appreciation of her husband’s work as a painter, but has taken great
  pains to collect all the facts relating to his family, its origin, his
  education and early tendencies, his friendships and ideas, often
  quoting his own words from letters to friends.” (Nation).

  “The whole book is filled with the poet’s personality, and little
  anecdotes of his sayings and doings. G. B.-J. has worthily carried out
  her task, and the world is the richer for the story of a great artist
  and a lovable and much-loved man.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 24. Ja. 7. 2290w.

  “She presents him in a wise Boswellian way, mainly by the record of
  his daily speech and acts. The result is a very clear impression of a
  personality of great, of surprising power and charm.” H. W. Boynton.

   + + + =Atlan.= 95: 423. Mr. ‘05. 1130w.

  “It is a wonderful revelation of an intensely interesting and lovable
  personality. A striking feature of these volumes is the never-failing
  humour of Burne-Jones’s letters and of the many comic sketches that
  enliven the text. Lady Burne-Jones has given us a biography that is at
  once a life record of deep human interest and an invaluable
  contribution to the history of English painting in the Victorian era.”

     + + =Contemporary R.= 87: 294. F. ‘05. 1980w.

  “It is a true and an appreciative record of the man and his
  life-work.” Jeanette L. Gilder.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 118. F. ‘05. 1090w.

  “It is only fair to Lady Burne-Jones to say at once that she has
  avoided every pitfall that lay along her path, and has made the most
  of every pleasure that the excursion afforded.” Edith Kellogg Dunton.

   + + + =Dial.= 38: 145. Mr. 1, ‘05. 1930w.

  “She reveals in this book a skill in construction and a charm of style
  that would do credit to a writer of established reputation.” Herbert
  W. Horwill.

     + + =Forum.= 36: 553. Ap. ‘05. 2170w.

  “She would have shown a finer devotion to his memory had she reduced
  the bulk of these two volumes to one. Having made our own abridgement,
  we have little but praise for Mrs. Burne-Jones’s work. To our mind the
  best part of the narrative is that which contains the experiences of
  Burne-Jones at Oxford and during the first years in London, while the
  Oxford influence was still upon him. Mrs. Burne-Jones has a happy
  knack, all the more artful for its extreme simplicity, of hitting off
  the great men of the day as they come into her circle.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 263. F. 2, ‘05. 720w.

 *   + + =Ind.= 59: 1162. N. 16, ‘05. 40w.

  “No more deeply interesting biography has appeared of late years than
  this tribute to the memory of Sir Edward Burne-Jones from the pen of
  his widow. Its one drawback is the fact that the illustrations are not
  in the least representative of Sir Edward Burne-Jones.”

   + + — =Int. Studio.= 24: 367. F. ‘05. 420w.

  “Lady Burne-Jones seems especially endowed with the qualities needed
  for the task; she writes with convincing sincerity and a sense of
  humor, and has the gift of literary style. Her readers cannot fail to
  get a vivid impression of Burne-Jones’s fascinating personality.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 115. F. 9, ‘05. 2780w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 383. Mr. ‘05. 140w.

  “Lady Burne-Jones writes from a standpoint of knowledge and sympathy
  impossible to anyone else, and we can but admire the skill with which
  she has arranged the material. The narrative is full, but never
  confused, and the characters of the men and women who pass through the
  pages are drawn with rare ease and distinctness.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 111. Ja. 28, ‘05. 1920w.


=Burnett, Frances Hodgson (Mrs. Stephen Townesend).= In the closed room.
†$1.50. McClure.

  The father and mother of Judith, a strange visionary child of the
  tenements, are called to be caretakers of the big empty house with the
  closed room where a little girl has died. Judith mysteriously passes
  thru the locked door and plays with the child who is dead and her toys
  until this strange spiritual bond is tightened and little Judith is
  drawn into the land of spirits.

  “She is artistically vague and not dogmatic. The story is accomplished
  with a fleeting, caressing touch; it has a considerable charm and is
  very suggestive.”

       + =Reader.= 5: 785. My. ‘05. 370w.


=Burnett, Frances Hodgson (Mrs. Stephen Townesend).= Little princess:
being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first time. †$2.
Scribner.

  The story of Sara Crewe and what happened at Miss Minchen’s school,
  which charmed its young readers years ago, appears once more in
  holiday garb with a dozen beautiful colored plates by Ethel Franklin
  Betts. The book has grown and the present volume includes all the new
  matter which was put into the successful play called the “Little
  princess,” and also much matter newer still which was inserted when
  the play came to be transformed once more into a story.

 *       =Critic.= 47: 576. D. ‘05. 40w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1389. D. 14, ‘05. 60w.

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 406. N. 16, ‘05. 230w.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 708. O. 21, ‘05. 380w.

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 527. O. 28, ‘05. 110w.

  * “Is the leading child’s book of the year.”

   + + + =R of Rs.= 32: 764. D. ‘05. 470w.


=Burney, Frances (Madame D’Arblay).= Diary and letters of Madame
D’Arblay; ed. by her niece, Charlotte Barrett. 6v. ea. *$2.50.
Macmillan.

  A new edition of the famous diary, with preface and notes by Austin
  Dobson, photogravure portraits and other illustrations. It extends
  from the issue of “Evelina” to the author’s death (1778-1840).

         =Acad.= 68: 16. Ja. 7, ‘05. 240w. (Review of Vol I.)

         =Acad.= 68: 331. Mr. 25, ‘05. 620w. (Review of Vols. II and
         III.)

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 743. Jl. 15, ‘05. 250w. (Review of v. 6.)

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 709. Ap. ‘05. 50w.

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 233. Ag. 19. 2870w.

         =Nation.= 80: 92. F. 2, ‘05. 70w. (Reviews of vols. 1-3.)

         =Nation.= 80: 317. Ap. 20, ‘05. 1510w. (Reviews of Vols.
         I.-III.)

  “The foot-notes are precisely what one must desire for such a text.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 113. F. 25, ‘05. 1910w. (Reviews of v. 1 and
         2.)

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 213. Ap. 8, ‘05. 640w. (Review of Vols. III.
         and IV.)

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 343. My. 27. ‘05. 160w. (Review of v. 5.)

       + =Outlook.= 79: 349. F. 4, ‘05. 210w. (Reviews of v. 1 and 2.)

  “The value of this edition is greatly increased by the complete
  general index in the last volume, each volume having its own index as
  well. On the mechanical side the edition leaves nothing to be desired,
  while on the editorial side Mr. Austin Dobson has brought thorough
  knowledge and ... sympathetic appreciation.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 80: 245. My. 27, ‘05. 160w. (Review of v. 5.)

  “Madame D’Arblay’s diary is her masterpiece, and it is no exaggeration
  to say that it is as good as a novel, for it is composed in all
  respects like a work of fiction. The diary from beginning to end is
  written in Miss Burney’s characteristic style; it is not marred in a
  single page by Johnsonese, and we believe that it will be read even
  when ‘Evelina’ itself has become a curiosity.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 141. Ja. 28, ‘05. 1340w. (Review of v. 1 and 2.)


* =Burr, William Hubert, and Falk, Myron Samuel.= Design and
construction of metallic bridges. $5. Wiley.

  This book is based upon the ninth edition of Prof. Burr’s standard
  work, “The stresses in bridge and roof trusses, arched ribs and
  suspension bridges.” “The book consists of ten chapters, the first of
  which is A historical sketch of bridge building.... Chapter II. is
  devoted to the general types of trusses, loads and specifications, and
  contains the most recent practice in railroad and highway bridges....
  Chapter III. treats of moments and shears, and of the design of plate
  girders.... Chapter IV. and V. treat of all kinds of trusses with
  parallel and horizontal chords and with chords not parallel.... To the
  chapter on swing bridges has been added the treatment of these bridges
  by the method of deflections, with examples in each case.... The book
  concludes with chapters on wind stresses and details of
  construction.”—Engin. N.

  * “It may be stated that the book reflects well the advance in the
  design of metallic bridges, and is a worthy successor to the old
  standard which it replaces.” Leon S. Moisseiff.

     + + =Engin.= N. 54: 531. N. 16, ‘05. 930w.


=Burrage, Champlin.= Church covenant idea: its origin and its
development. **$1. Am. Bapt.

  “Mr. Burrage has reproduced a great many covenants of the early
  Baptist and Congregational churches. They are, like the early
  Christian oaths, pledges of loyalty to standards of right living to a
  remarkable degree. The beginnings of the covenant idea are found among
  the German Anabaptists of the reformation period. Mr. Burrage is very
  modest in the claim he makes for any Anabaptist roots of the Scotch
  covenants. These, culminating in the Solemn league and covenant of
  1643, were quite apart from the main course of the development of the
  covenant idea. They were all covenants to maintain a fixed order of
  belief and worship. In conclusion, it is confessed that ‘the covenant
  idea has ceased almost entirely to have for us the great significance
  it had for the early New England colonists.’”—Nation.

  “It is a splendid specimen of scholarly method and interest.”

     + + =Am. J. Theol.= 9: 383. Ap. ‘05. 110w.

       + =Nation.= 80: 135. F. 16, ‘05. 370w.


=Burrage, Henry Sweetser.= History of the Baptists in Maine. $2. Marks
ptg. house, Portland, Me.

  This history “covers the period from about 1675 to the present time.
  It treats freely the educational and temperance activities of the
  denomination, its connection with the anti-slavery agitation, its
  missionary labors, and the growth of its church organizations.”—Am. J.
  of Theol.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 720. Ap. ‘05. 50w.

  “Leaves little to be desired by persons interested in the Baptist
  history of the state of Maine.”

     + + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 383. Ap. ‘05. 90w.


=Burrill, Katharine.= Corner stones. *$1.25. Dutton.

  A book which pleads for the old-time leisurely courtesy and a home
  education for girls. “The volume is made up of essays, several of
  which appeared in a London magazine, to girls on friendship,
  cleanliness, duty to parents, letter writing, cooking, etc. In her
  ‘Foreword,’ the author speaks of the modern girl. She does not believe
  in sending a girl away from home for her education. The mother is the
  best teacher. ‘It is better,’ she writes, ‘to keep a girl at home, if
  all she learns is spelling and simple arithmetic.’” (N. Y. Times).
  While it appeals strongly to English girls, it is no less a book with
  a mission for the American girl.

  “The ethical purpose of the book and its pleadings for sweeter manners
  are sufficiently plain, and are handled so wittily, with such lurking
  fun and brimming humor, that their assimilation is an easy and
  pleasant process. In its pages it never outsports discretion. As a
  gospel of goodness it is eminently reasonable, and its style has the
  charm of unconsciousness.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 107. F. 18, ‘05. 450w.

  “It is a series of monitory chapters upon all sorts of social and
  moral observances delivered in slangy English.”

       — =Outlook.= 79: 348. F. 4, ‘05. 100w.


=Burroughs, John.= Far and near. **$1.50. Houghton.

  “My life has gone on, my love of nature has continued, my habit of
  observation has been kept up, and the combined result is another
  collection of papers dealing with the old, inexhaustible, open-air
  themes.” So says Mr. Burroughs. The “far” scenes described are those
  in “green Alaska” and Jamaica. The “near” pictures are of the wild
  life around his home on the Hudson river. Nearly half of the book is
  devoted to an account of his Alaskan trip in 1899 as a member of the
  Harriman expedition. The only heretofore unpublished essay of the
  group is that in which he tells how he lost February and found August
  in Jamaica. Mr. Burroughs’s northern soul however, takes little
  pleasure in nature in her tropical aspect. He “cannot make love to her
  there.” She “has little winsomeness or tenderness. She is barbaric;
  she is painty and stiff; she has no sentiment; she does not touch the
  heart.”

  “Humdrum, undistinguished style. It is kindly wholesome stuff.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 271. F. 25. 180w.

  * “He records impressions however slight and incidents however
  trivial, but it is all done with that charming double gift of his for
  seeing everything as if for the first and only time, and of making
  others see it in the same way.” F. M. Colby.

     + + =Bookm.= 20: 475. Ja. ‘05. 190w.

  “The records of far journeys in this new book may not add greatly to
  his reputation, but they serve the gracious purpose of showing us an
  old friend in new surroundings.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 19. Ja. 1, ‘05. 440w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10:5. Ja. 7, ‘05. 300w.

         =R. of Rs.= 30: 757. D. ‘04. 100w.

     + + =Spec.= 94: 223. F. 11, ‘05. 300w.


* =Burroughs, John.= Ways of nature. **$1.10. Houghton.

  In these essays Mr. Burroughs, who has ranged himself upon the side of
  those who protest against animal stories which humanize animal life,
  not only sets forth his own views, in which he declares that animals
  share our emotional but not our intellectual nature, but also defends
  himself from recent attacks upon his theories and gives counter
  arguments.

  * “This book succeeds in presenting what may be judged as a rational
  view of Nature’s methods.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 581. D. ‘06. 70w.

  Reviewed by May Estelle Cook.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 374. D. 1, ‘05. 420w.

  * “One reads the little volume with extreme pleasure, drawing from its
  pages an uplifting sense of air and light.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 601. N. 4, ‘05. 80w.

  * “The whole discussion is pervaded by Mr. Burroughs’ well-known charm
  of style and clearness of statement.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 754. D. ‘05. 130w.


=Burton, Charles Pierce.= Boys of Bob’s hill; adventures of Tom Chapin
and the “band” as told by the “secretary.” †$1.25. Holt.

  The summer vacation of eight healthy-minded boy bandits who live at
  home and are petted and disciplined by turns, like most everyday boys,
  but when they climb Bob’s hill and enter their cave they are outlaws.
  They do many plucky things, and incidentally they start a forest fire,
  almost wreck a train, call out the fire department on the Fourth of
  July, and try to smoke real tobacco. The reader, whether he be boy or
  a grown-up, will follow their adventures with interest and will agree
  with the band that the hermit’s gold rightfully belongs to Tom.

         =Outlook.= 79: 1012. Ap. 22, ‘05. 40w.


=Burton, E. D.= Short introduction to the Gospels. *$1. Univ. of Chicago
press.

  An introduction to Biblical literature which may become a distinct
  treasure to the student. Dr. Burton’s work is concise, and reveals a
  careful examination of the four gospels. There is added a chapter on
  the synoptic problem. “The chapter of ‘the gospel according to
  Matthew’ closing with a table of contents which exhibits excellently
  its general plan, will be welcome to all students of that difficult
  New Testament book.... The notes appended to the chapter on Luke’s
  gospel merit particular attention. Note II is on ‘The enrolment in the
  governorship of Quirinius.’ ... Dr. Burton’s view of the Johannine
  problem will command attention.” (Bib. World).

  “Has a definite aim, and without superfluous words goes straight to
  its mark. It uses chiefly internal evidence, and asks each gospel to
  disclose its own secret. To expound the synoptic problem in less than
  twenty small pages of English is to do the impossible. No other book
  that the reviewer knows of does it so well as this.” Wm. Arnold
  Stevens.

       + =Bib. World.= 25: 150. F. ‘05. 610w.


=Burton, E. D.= Studies in the Gospel according to Mark. *$1. Univ. of
Chicago press.

  The “Studies” in Mark’s gospel is a book “for secondary classes.”

  “The lessons have already borne the test of actual use by experienced
  teachers, and all the material appears to be admirably arranged. The
  appended dictionary, filling twelve pages, is an important feature.”
  Wm. Arnold Stevens.

       + =Bib. World.= 25: 150. F. ‘05. 80w.

         =Ind.= 58: 1012. My. 4, ‘05. 40w.


=Bury, John B.= Life of St. Patrick and his place in history. *$3.25.
Macmillan.

  “The book opens with a chapter on the diffusion of Christianity beyond
  the Roman empire, followed by the story of the life of St. Patrick.
  The appendices contain the descriptions of the writings of St. Patrick
  and other documents from which the author drew the material for his
  biography; notes on the different chapters, and an excursus.”—N. Y.
  Times.

  “Speaking generally, what chiefly impresses us in narrative and
  appendices alike is the constant presence of a wide and just sense of
  historical perspective which should not in the least dwarf the
  particular interest of the book.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 899. S. 2, ‘05. 2250w.

  “A life of St. Patrick in which careful and minute research has not
  quenched a bold and vivid imagination. The index ... is wholly
  insufficient and not prepared with a fraction of the care required.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 101. Jl. 22. 2360w.

  “Although, as we have seen, the Professor is absolutely beyond
  suspicion of any religious bias in favor of his hero, he gives us a
  picture of Patrick which may be called sympathetic.” James J. Fox.

     + + =Cath. World.= 82: 145. N. ‘05. 5550w.

  “Perhaps some readers regret that Professor Bury has found it
  necessary to reject so much picturesque material, but students of the
  middle ages are likely to agree that in writing this biography the
  author has done a real service to the cause of Irish history.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 277. N. 1, ‘05. 490w.

  “The appendix ... is in many respects better reading than the body of
  the book. For the main portion is a little confusing from the way in
  which it gives all the legends and no clear criticism of them.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 239. Jl. 28, ‘05. 2390w.

  “The volume is built of hypotheses.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 619. S. 23, ‘05. 980w.

  “A work whose technical merit is commensurate with its intrinsic
  interest. The main part of the work spreads before the general reader
  the sifted results of historical criticism.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 81: 280. S. 30, ‘05. 240w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 509. O. ‘05. 100w.

  “The sources are meagre, and Dr. Bury’s examination of them is
  masterly.”

   + + + =Sat. R.= 100: 438. S. 30, ‘05. 2270w.


=Butcher, S. H.= Harvard lectures on Greek subjects. *$2.25. Macmillan.

  If in the intense modernism of the present century we sometimes
  vaingloriously forget the debt we owe to the ancients, such scholars
  as Mr. Butcher do a real service in commanding a mindful attitude.
  While given at Harvard, the author addresses himself not only to
  scholars but to a mixed audience. “The first lecture compared in a
  singularly able and effective fashion the Greek spirit with the Jewish
  spirit, the Greek influence and the one other comparable with it....
  Then he passes in the next lecture to a comparison of the Hellenes and
  the Phoenicians. These represent the pure commercial spirit. The next
  lecture deals specifically and enlighteningly with the quality of the
  Greek passion for knowledge. Still further lectures deal with ‘Greek
  art and inspiration,’ and with ‘Greek literary criticism.’” (N. Y.
  Times).

  “These lectures are not only full of thought, they are also written,
  it is superfluous to say, in admirable English.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 48. Ja. 14, ‘05. 320w.

  * “The style throughout is admirable. It would be difficult to say too
  much in praise of this most scholarly book.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 717. N. 25. 1500w.

  “Mr. Butcher’s own style is admirably suited to such essays as these.
  No one can read them without recognizing how desirable it is that a
  synthetic mind like his should handle these larger questions of
  classical scholarship.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 233. Mr. 23, ‘05. 1700w.

  “The title of Greek to retain its ancient place in education of the
  broader kind is convincingly supported by Mr. Butcher in this volume.
  The book needs no recommendation to Hellenists. It may be cordially
  commended to the attention of the more open-minded and liberal of
  those who consider Greek a cumberer of the modern stage.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 52. Ja. 28, ‘05. 600w.

  “So illuminating an interpretation of the Greek spirit. Knows his
  subject, and he deals with it in the freshest way and in the most
  human spirit.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 449. F. 18, ‘05. 260w.

  “It is their naturalness, their contagious freshness and vivacity,
  rather than their learning, which strike the reader first.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 179. F. 4, ‘05. 1630w.


=Buxton, E. M. Wilmot.= Ancient world: outlines of ancient history for
the middle form schools. *$1. Dutton.

  A “wonderful story” of the civilization of bygone days. The “author
  writes about the first ages of man, the history of Egypt, ancient
  Babylonia, the Medes and Persians, Phoenicia, the land of the merchant
  carriers, the Hebrews, the story of Carthage, the Hindu people, China,
  the story of Alexander, and of Parthia, and gives some glimpses of the
  ancient Romans and Greeks.... For those who wish for a bird’seye view
  of the great landmarks of the history of the ancient world, the author
  has provided a full summary, with approximate dates, embracing the
  period from 4400 B.C. to the Christian era.” (N. Y. Times.)

  “Gives a striking picture of the mind, manners, customs, myths and
  legends of the different ancient nations and describes the influence
  exercised by these nations on one another.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 265. Ag. 3, ‘05. 30w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 89. F. 11, ‘05. 280w.


=Byles, C. E.= Life and letters of Robert Stephen Hawker. *$5. Lane.

  “A visionary, a poet, a humorist, a priest.... His love of fighting
  was perhaps the only quality in which he differed from the gentlest of
  the saints. There are still some who believe that modern science is a
  tool the devil has put into the hands of sinners, but Hawker’s
  certainty of that is only equalled by his belief in witchcraft,
  charms, pixies, mermaids, evil eyes, the immediate answer of prayers,
  the damnableness of dissent, and much else allied to these. But he
  made his parish of Morwenstow. He rescued and tended the shipwrecked,
  he consoled the wicked, he spent his income on charity.... He was a
  very wild, naughty boy, and, as a youth, full of practical jokes and
  uncomfortable animal spirits.”—Acad.

  “The Reverend R. S. Hawker has left behind him no literary remains
  which point to the possession of any extraordinary genius, and yet a
  baffling and beautiful soul leads us to examine every record and study
  every poem for a key. In ‘The life and letters of R. S. Hawker’ just
  published we turn page after page and only manage to catch the flying
  skirts of the vicar. Of Hawker’s own poems, his fragment of the ‘San
  Graal’ is worthy to be compared with Tennyson’s treatment of the
  subject, and his ballads earned the praise of Sir Walter Scott.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 168. F. 25, ‘05. 2310w.

  “Mr. Byles has performed his task—by no means an easy one—with skill
  and good taste.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 363. Mr. 25. 1070w.

  “Its contents are a product of unusual skill and discretion.” H. W.
  Boynton.

     + + =Atlan.= 96: 277. Ag. ‘05. 710w.

  “Must be regarded as one of the best biographies of recent years.” H.
  W. Boynton.

   + + + =Bookm.= 21: 358. Je. ‘05. 810w.

  “Mr. Byles has given us an excellent presentment of a most interesting
  and picturesque figure of the last century.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 563. Je. ‘05. 100w.

  Reviewed by Percy F. Bicknell.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 308. My. 1, ‘05. 2260w.

  “His ‘Life and letters,’ by his son-in-law, C. E. Byles, leaves
  nothing to be desired.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 292. Ap. 13, ‘05. 350w.

  “His book therefore, demands acceptance as the real biography of the
  Vicar of Morwenstow.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 222. Ap. 8, ‘05. 850w.

  “This book, written by Hawker’s son-in-law with such fairness and
  discretion as may well eradicate even the memory of an unhappy effort
  by another hand.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 99: 778. Je. 10, ‘05. 750w.


=Byron, George Gordon.= Complete poetical works; ed. by Paul Elmer More.
$3. Houghton.

  For this Cambridge edition of Lord Byron’s poems, the editor has
  chosen the text of 1832-33 in preference to that of 1831 because of
  its more satisfactory use of capitals, italics and punctuation marks.
  It is unexpurgated and contains the recently resurrected poems of
  Byron.

 *   + + =Critic.= 47: 582. D. ‘05. 15w.

 *   + + =Dial.= 39: 391. D. 1, ‘05. 70w.

  “A thoughtful and scholarly estimate of Byron’s genius and character
  introduces the volume.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 875. O. 12, ‘05. 310w.

     + + =Nation.= 81 :278. O. 5, ‘05. 90w.

  “Mr. Paul Elmer More edits the book with judgment and restraint.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 332. O. 7, ‘05. 110w.


=Byron, George Gordon.= Confessions of Lord Byron; sel. and arr. by W.
A. Lewis Bettany. *$2.50. Scribner.

  In discussing this compilation the London Times says: “There is
  nothing new in it; but it gives a convenient synoptic view of the poet
  in his various relations with his times and his contemporaries. Thus
  seen, Byron strikes one chiefly as that distinctively English
  product—the brilliant amateur who can beat the professionals at their
  own business, likes to do so, but absolutely refuses to take the
  business seriously.”

  “The whole tone of his writing is more that of the literary
  ‘gobemouche’ than of the man of letters. The reader gains no very
  clear idea of Lord Byron as a letter-writer, and may be well advised
  to skip the introduction and proceed to the letters themselves. Mr.
  Bettany’s volume is only a piece of book-making pure and simple, and
  has very little claim to be dignified by the title of a scientific
  analysis of correspondence.”

     — + =Acad.= 68: 653. Je. 24, ‘05. 1410w.

  * “These excerpts give a rather more favorable impression of him as a
  man and a man of letters than he desired to give his contemporary
  public.” H. W. Boynton.

       + =Atlan.= 96: 846. D. ‘05. 560W.

  Reviewed by Anna B. McMahan.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 235. O. 16, ‘05. 1530w.

  “These editorial lapses are not, however, very numerous; and the
  compilation is on the whole satisfactory and instructive.”

       + =Lond. Times.= 4: 217. Jl. 7, ‘05. 1030w.

  * “Mr. Bettany’s selections are, however, judicious, and, in spite of
  frequent detachment from illuminating context, do the writer no
  injustice.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 450. N. 30, ‘05. 940w.

  “The selections are full of interesting matter for those who wish to
  approach Byron’s personality in this way.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 618. S. 23, ‘05. 970w.

  “Mr. Bettany has made an excellent arrangement of the matter with
  which he deals.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 21. Jl. 1, ‘05. 170w.


=Byron, George G. N.= Love poems of Byron. 50c. Lane.

  Among the sixty poems found in this group are “When we two parted,”
  “She walks in beauty,” “Maid of Athens,” “Stanzas written on the road
  between Florence and Pisa,” “She walks in beauty like the night,” and
  “There be none of beauty’s daughters.” “This volume is one of a series
  of little works entitled ‘The lover’s library’ which constitutes a
  veritable treasure-house of poetry sentiment.” (Arena).

  “Love poems of Byron is a dainty little volume, bound in flexible
  violet cloth, stamped in gold, with gilt edge, and of vest-pocket
  size, contains more than sixty poems and selections from Byron’s verse
  devoted to love.”

       + =Arena.= 33: 222. F. ‘05. 140w.



                                   C


* =Cabell, James Branch.= Line of love. †$2. Harper.

  “The tales have been culled from French ‘romans’ and dull English
  chronicles, and the mediaeval atmosphere has been preserved by the
  quaintly, though never obscurely, archaic style of narration. Ten
  pictures and cover vignette by Mr. Pyle, richly colored and ...
  perfectly in keeping with the literary atmosphere, together with
  conventional floral borders in color, make a singularly attractive
  giftbook.”—Dial.

 *   + + =Dial.= 39: 385. D. 1, ‘05. 130w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1378. D. 14, ‘05. 90w.

  * “Is worthy of its predecessors.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 824. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.

  * “They are written in the richly colored, tapestry-like style.
  Unfortunately in the present volume the tapestry gives the impression
  of being machine-made and a little threadbare.”

       — =Outlook.= 81: 682. N. 18, ‘05. 70w.

  * “A collection, told in exquisite poetical way, of some of the most
  picturesque but less-known love-stories of history.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32 :752. D. ‘05. 100w.


* =Cadogan, Edward.= Makers of modern history: three types: Louis
Napoleon, Cavour, Bismarck. **$2.25. Pott.

  “The struggle between conservative principles and revolutionary forces
  constitutes the framework of the history of the nineteenth century.
  With this great movement are closely associated the names of Louis
  Napoleon, Cavour, and Bismarck, the subjects of the three essays
  included in this volume.... It is on the epoch making, the history
  making, actions of these men that emphasis is here laid.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “The volume contains no new materials, but it summarises the careers
  of the three Machiavellian personages in question clearly and
  sensibly.” W. M.

       + =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 615. Jl. ‘05. 100w.

  * “In general, however, these essays may safely be recommended to the
  unprofessional reader, who will be dull indeed if he does not discover
  in them the absorbing interest of the three dissimilar men whom they
  describe.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 492. D. 14, ‘05. 680w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 671. O. 14, ‘05. 130w.

  * “The faults of the book are greatly those of immaturity, and the
  writer may possibly in time produce historical work of permanent
  value.”

       — =Sat. R.= 100: 311. S. 2, ‘05. 860w.

  * “The author’s statements and interpretations of facts are clear,
  vigorous, original, and sufficiently tinctured with philosophy, and he
  never slides into what Mommsen called the ‘dressing-gown’ style of
  narrative.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 123. Jl. 22, ‘05. 1820w.


=Caffin, Charles Henry.= How to study pictures. **$2. Century.

  Mr. Caffin unfolds the gradual progress of art from its liberation
  from the shackles of Byzantine traditions down to the impressionist
  school of Monet. A comparative method of study is employed,
  contrasting the motives and methods of two artists in each of the
  twenty-eight chapters, sometimes of the same school, often of
  different schools. And the author maintains that the first necessity
  for the proper seeing of a picture is to try and see it thru the eyes
  of the artist who painted it, that it is an understanding of the
  individuality of the artist’s experience and feeling that enables one
  to be an intelligent judge of merit.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 474. N. ‘05. 160w.

  * “While possessing a simplicity of method which conveys to the
  average reader a general insight into pictorial methods and motives,
  the author’s work is characterized by elegance of style, grace of
  feeling, and elevation of thought; it will do as much good in the
  direct service of art as any treatise published in recent years.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 311. N. 16, ‘05. 400w.

  * “Mr. Caffin’s book was needed and will be found to contain much
  information not easily obtainable elsewhere.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1375. D. 14, ‘05. 80w.

  * “Except for this driving ideas in double harness, the material and
  judgments are not unfamiliar; but the task is done thoroughly and many
  things are happily put.”

   + + — =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 31. D. ‘05. 190w.

  “What Mr. Caffin has to say is always worth reading, for he puts each
  painter’s character forcibly before one, and manages to be
  entertaining as well as instructive.” Charles de Kay.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 742. N. 4, ‘05. 570w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 834. D. 2, ‘05. 260w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 704. N. 25, ‘05. 160w.

  * “It is the one most completely adapted to the needs of the person
  entirely ignorant of art, its history and its development.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 665. N. 18, ‘05. 240w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32 :640. N. ‘05. 90w.


=Caffyn, Mrs. Kathleen Mannington (Iota, pseud.).= Patricia, a mother.
†$1.50. Appleton.

  Patricia, whose husband, a hypocrite and a humbug, leaves both his son
  and his estate to the guardianship of his mother, goes to live with
  her mother-in-law and sees her son slowly estranged from her because
  she will not speak and blacken the character of her dead husband to
  the mother who reveres his memory. There is much of gossipy country
  society and in the end an old family servant sets things right and
  Patricia comes to her own.

  “A most moving story, full of feeling and insight into human
  character. Certainly it is a story that ‘counts.’”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 397. Ap. 8, ‘05. 650w.

  “The cleverness of the novel lies not so much in its plot as in the
  graphic characterization. It is a piece of work of which the author
  has reason to be proud.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 492. Ap. 15. 300w.

  * “Her story makes a thoroughly interesting book.” Wm. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 310. N. 16, ‘05. 240w.

  “There is considerable strength in this novel. There is some lack of
  artistic proportion in the general working out of the story.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 578. N. 4, ‘05. 100w.


=Cahan, Abraham.= White terror and the red. $1.50. Barnes.

  A story of inner Russia by a member of the Revolutionary party who was
  forced to flee from Russia to avoid Siberia. The plot concerns the
  tragic events of a quarter of a century ago, when czar Alexander II.
  was assassinated by the Nihilists and an antisemitic outbreak
  followed, but it is the Russia of to-day that we see, drawn from a
  practical knowledge of the subject. The hero of the book is a Russian
  prince who steps out of his class to uphold the cause of the people,
  marries a Hebrew woman and finally suffers imprisonment.

  “The intelligent reader will find in it much sound workmanship and no
  little insight into the psychology of the Russian intellectuals.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 472. Ap. 29, ‘05. 430w.

  “But the style has a curious impenetrability about it, which reminds
  one of a bad translation.”

     — + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 588. My. 13. 240w.

  “In ‘The white terror and the red’ we have something far more
  interesting than a narrative of sensational episodes, or a gallery of
  interesting types, more valuable than a vivid picture of melodramatic
  history in the making. We have a work of art of the highest class. As
  a guide to the full understanding of Russian political and social life
  it is probably the most valuable ever written in the English
  language.” Edwin Lefevre.

   + + + =Bookm.= 21: 186. Ap. ‘05. 1380w.

  “It is a sound, firm piece of work; and it shows an easy familiarity
  with the subject and with the method. As an addition to its historical
  importance, a sweet, fully realized piece of fiction.” Hutchins
  Hapgood.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 560. Je. ‘05. 860w.

  “This book gives one a more realistic and vivid impression of the
  Terrorist movement than any we have read. It has no definite plot or
  literary coherency, but consists of a series of sketches written in an
  unexaggerated and impassioned style.”

     + + =Ind.= 58 :502. Mr. 2, ‘05. 250w.

  “To those who seek an education on underground’ Russia Mr. Cahan’s
  latest novel can be recommended.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 258. Ap. 22, ‘05. 450w.

  “A well-constructed, forceful, and ably sustained piece of work. Has
  given us a picture of Russian conditions which we may accept as
  essentially correct. Of no small merit from the purely literary
  standpoint.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 654. Mr. 11, ‘05. 140w.

  “It would be more exact to characterize this book as a study of
  Russian social conditions than as a work of fiction, although there is
  a story as a whole.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 430. Mr. 18, ‘05. 280w.

  “The book is written in an admirable style,—keen, quiet, full of
  reserve power. The book is a valuable contribution to present-day
  literature, considered either as fact or fiction. It tells with
  judgment, with conviction, with emotion, the sad story of a sad
  people.”

     + + =Reader.= 5: 784. My. ‘05. 380w.

  “A book that impresses one with its power, competence, and fairness.
  It is a profoundly interesting sociological document that the public
  may thank Mr. Cahan.”

   + + — =R. of Rs.= 31 :763. Je. ‘05. 90w.


=Caine, Hall.= Prodigal son. †$1.50. Appleton.

  This latest of Hall Caine’s novels has all the strength and the heart
  sadness found in his other works. Iceland is the home of the tragic
  story and its characters are the simple folk of the Northland: the
  factor and his daughters, Thora and Helga; the old governor and his
  sons, Magnus and Oscar. Magnus resigns Thora, his promised wife, to
  Oscar, his more fascinating brother, bearing the odium of the broken
  betrothal that they may be happy. Helga, however, breaks in upon this
  dearly bought joy, and wins Oscar’s love. The sad death of Thora and
  the wanderings of the exiled Oscar are strong and dramatic, and his
  final return home as the renowned Icelandic composer has not the joy
  of that first prodigal’s home coming, but holds the full sorrow of the
  years.

  “The story shows a confused sense of moral values, and fairly reeks
  with cheap sentimentality. Its style is common and its situations
  theatrical. Altogether it is a poorer performance than was to be
  expected even from the author of ‘The Christian’ and ‘The eternal
  city.’” W. M. Payne.

     — — =Dial.= 38: 17. Ja. 1, ‘05. 180w.

  “Though the plot is horribly tragic, there are no melodramatic
  climaxes to detract from the dignity of the style in which it is
  written. There are exquisite touches of pathos in the descriptions,
  and in the delineation of character the author shows a keen knowledge
  of the various phases of human nature. It is intensely emotional, and
  certainly the strongest book that Hall Caine has ever written.”

     + + =Reader.= 5: 499. Mr. ‘05. 450w.

  “Here, as in all his books, Mr. Caine has the power of wringing his
  readers’ vitals, yet not the power of convincing them that he is
  working out a tragedy rather than a melodrama.”

   + + — =R. of Rs.= 31: 116. Ja. ‘05. 230w.


=Caird, Edward.= Evolution of theology in the Greek philosophers.
*$4.25. Macmillan.

  This second course of Gifford lectures is closely allied to the first,
  delivered ten years earlier at the university of St. Andrew’s, which
  treated of the evolution of religion. This course treats of the
  evolution of theology in its first great period. There are lectures
  upon the relation of reason to religious faith; the three stages in
  the evolution of theology; the precursors of Plato, the two
  distinctive tendencies of Plato; Aristotle; post-Aristotelian
  philosophies; Stoicism; Neo-Platonism; Philo; and Plotinus.

  “The theology of the earlier Greek philosophers seems inadequately
  treated. There is at times a tendency to interpretation which seems
  formal and doctrinaire. The book is entirely free from pedantry.
  Nevertheless statements occasionally occur which stand much in need of
  a reference to authorities. It may be questioned whether the author’s
  horror of mysticism does not lead him into misunderstanding and
  exaggeration. The advantages of a point of view steadily maintained
  throughout a discussion ... gives lucidity to the exposition and is a
  constant challenge to investigation of its adequacy.” H. N. Gardiner.

   + + — =Philos.= R. 14: 204. Mr. ‘05. 3560w.


=Cajori, Florian.= Introduction to the modern theory of equations.
*$1.75. Macmillan.

  “The present work falls into two nearly equal parts. The first 103
  pages treat the following topics: Elementary properties and
  transformation of equations; location and approximation of the roots
  of numerical equations; solutions of cubic, biquadratic, binomial and
  reciprocal equations; the linear and Tschirnhausian transformations.
  The remaining 120 pages are devoted to substitution groups and
  Galois’s theory of the solution of algebraic equations.”—Science.

  “The work has much that may be praised; in particular, its very
  moderate size, its choice of topics, copious references for further
  study, and a large number of illustrative examples and problems. Lack
  of explicitness is manifest.” James Pierpont.

   + + — =Science,= n.s. 21: 101. Ja. 20, ‘05. 850w.


=Caldecott, Alfred, and Mackintosh, H. R., eds.= Selections from the
literature of theism. *$2.50. Scribner.

  Professor Caldecott has edited selections from Anselm, Aquinas,
  Descartes, Spinoza, the Cambridge Platonists, Berkeley, Cousin, Comte,
  and Janet. While the sections under Professor Caldecott’s care include
  Kant, Schleiermacher, Mansel, and Latze. There are full notes and
  references.

  “A well-selected collection.”

     + + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 401. Ap. ‘05. 30w.

  “The plan of this book, therefore, is excellent, and the careful notes
  and introductions show that it has been well carried out.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 616. Mr. 16, ‘05. 150w.

  “The editing of these selections fell into excellent hands. The
  misgivings of the editors as to the wisdom of the selections made are
  quite needless, for nothing better could have been desired. The notes
  and biographical notices are very fine—fresh, scholarly, interesting.
  Though I have deemed it necessary to say some things of more or less
  critical character, yet, taking the work as a whole, it is a welcome
  and highly useful addition to theological literature.” James Lindsay.

   + + — =Int. J. Ethics.= 15: 247. Ja. ‘05. 1610w. (Survey of
         contents.)


=Caldecott, Rev. W. Shaw.= Tabernacle—its history and structure; with a
preface by Rev. A. H. Sayce. *$1.75 Union press.

  A study of the Old Testament itself has furnished the material for
  this unconventional, original, and withal, scholarly work on the
  history and architecture of the tabernacle. The book is divided into
  four parts: The history of the tabernacle. The triple cubit of
  Babylonia, The triple cubit of Babylonia as used in the construction
  of the tabernacle. The triple cubit in Babylonia and in Palestine. The
  index is complete and the illustrations are good.

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 139. Jl. 29. 460w.


=Caldwell, Otis William.= Handbook of plant morphology. *$1. Holt.

  This volume is based upon the handbook of plant dissection, by J. C.
  Arthur, Chas. R. Barnes, and John M. Coulter, which Prof. Caldwell has
  revised, rewritten and extended in order to bring it down to date.
  There is a preliminary chapter for both teacher and students upon the
  use and equipment of the laboratory. Eight lessons are devoted to the
  cyanophyceæ and chlorophyceæ, five to the fungi and lichens, five to
  the bryophyta, three to the pteridophyta and five to the
  spermatophyta.

  “The types selected illustrate very well the probable steps in the
  evolution of plants, and the discussions are exceedingly clear and
  suggestive.” R. B. Wylie.

     + + =Bot. G.= 39: 424. Je. ‘05. 260w.

  “A preliminary chapter on the use and equipment of the laboratory
  contains some very practical suggestions for the teacher and student.
  The comparison of the morphological characters that appear in the
  concise annotations attached to each exercise materially enhances the
  value of the book.” Carlton C. Curtis.

     + + =Educ. R.= 29: 425. Ap. ‘05. 270w.

  “It is an excellent guide for study of plant structures in a college
  course.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 270. Ag. 3, ‘05. 40w.


=Calhoun, Alice J.= When yellow jasmine blooms. $1.50. Neale.

  A story of the southland, with a heroine of the old-fashioned type, of
  rare beauty and unyielding pride, and a hero who, when he is not
  trusted without explanation, seeks to hide his wounded heart at the
  ends of the earth. By the aid of an opal which foretells disaster, and
  a railroad wreck, all is happily ended “when the jasmine blooms.”


=Calkins, Ernest Elmo, and Holden, Ralph.= Modern advertising. **$1.50.
Appleton.

  “‘According to various estimates the amount of money spent to-day in
  America for advertising ranges from six hundred to one thousand
  million dollars a year.’ This statement gives some measure of the
  important part which the art of advertising has come to play in the
  methods of business in the twentieth century. This volume gives an
  interesting account of the methods of modern advertising, and attempts
  to formulate some of the principles which underlie successful
  publicity.” (Outlook.) The volume belongs to Appleton’s “Business
  series.”

  “Is overloaded with a special plea for the general advertising agent.
  Yet the authors have their subject practically and thoroughly in hand,
  and supply an illustrated manual that will be of value particularly to
  the business man who is planning a campaign of publicity.”

   + + — =Critic.= 47: 383. O. ‘05. 60w.

  “It is as interesting to read as a novel.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1074. My. 11, ‘05. 180w.

     + — =Nation.= 80: 340. Ap. 27, ‘05. 540w.

  “Though the authors have not succeeded in supplying a concise and
  altogether satisfactory definition of their subject, they have
  certainly produced a very readable book.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 195. Ap. 1, ‘05. 610w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 909. Ap. 8, ‘05. 80w.

  “The book is written primarily for the general reader, and as such it
  will be found to be a most interesting exposition of the subject of
  advertising and sales-management.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32:128. Jl. ‘05. 390w.


* =Calkins, Harvey Reeves.= Mind of Methodism. *25c. Meth. bk.

  “This little tractate was written by a British Wesleyan missionary for
  his people in India. It is an excellent description of a catholic
  Christianity that in general is not particularly distinctive of
  Methodism from other evangelical ‘isms’ as known among us.”—Outlook.

 *     + =Outlook.= 80: 839. Jl. 29, ‘05. 40w.


=Call, Annie Payson.= Freedom of life. **$1.25. Little.

  “Interior freedom rests upon the principle of non-resistance to all
  things painful to our natural love of self,” sums the trend of Miss
  Call’s arguments. Many of the chapters contain comfort, and good
  advice, and are the result of sure insight: among them are
  ‘Self-consciousness,’ ‘Human sympathy,’ ‘Dependence and independence,’
  ‘Self-control,’ ‘About Christmas,’ and ‘To mothers.’

  Reviewed by Edward Fuller.

     + — =Critic.= 47: 248. S. ‘05. 80w.

  “Contains sound logic—and some sophistries; much good sense—and just a
  little nonsense. Although we have entered a demurrer in regard to
  certain parts of the book, be it understood that we criticise only the
  universal application which the author makes of her fundamental
  principle of non-resistance. The excellent little volume should be
  widely and thoughtfully read; it is written in a style at once
  succinct and limpid, and it holds much truth upon which it is safe to
  build.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 204. Ap. 1, ‘05. 660w.

  “‘The freedom of life’ is directed not so much against the bondage of
  doing wrong as against the bondage of doing right in the wrong way.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 634. Ap. 22, ‘05. 200w.

  “It is a pity that a book always excellent in intention and usually in
  performance should be marred by such absurdities.”

     + — =Reader.= 6: 591. O. ‘05. 390w.


=Call, Annie Payson.= Man of the world. **50c. Little.

  The man of the world as Miss Call characterizes him is one who must
  know evil in order to renounce it, must be capable of understanding
  all phases of life, must recognize the beauty and power of the things
  of this world as servants to our highest law, must be in the process
  of gaining freedom from the world’s evils, must be a citizen of the
  world sustained by the mind and heart of God.

  * “A little book, but sound and sensible as its larger predecessors.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 572. D. ‘05. 50w.


=Calthrop, Samuel R.= God and his world: sermons on evolution. *$1.25.
Ellis.

  Eight scholarly sermons by this venerable Unitarian minister which set
  forth the doctrine of evolution and “fill that idea full of God.” The
  sermons are entitled: God, Religion and evolution, One Lord and His
  name One, Jesus and the evolution of the kingdom of God, Experimental
  theology and experimental religion, Fate and freedom, God minus man
  and God in man, and Immortality.

  “Dr. Calthrop is a theist, and more thoroughgoing than very many
  theists. He is also a Christian theist, and distinct as such from many
  who share with him the name of Unitarian.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 837. Jl. 29, ‘05. 300w.


=Calvert, Albert F.= Life of Cervantes. $1.25. Lane.

  This story of Cervantes’ romantic life and adventures was written for
  the tercentenary of the publication of the first part of “Don
  Quixote.” The illustrations of the first edition of that book are
  reproduced, and there is a bibliography, a list of proverbs traceable
  to Cervantes, and a table giving the editions of “Don Quixote” as
  brought out in various countries.

  “Is a little too obviously written for the tercentenary.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 99. F. 4, ‘05. 130w.

  “Mr. Calvert is evidently unacquainted with the recent literature of
  his subject.”

     — — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 366. Mr. 25. 500w.

  “The first brief and satisfactory monograph to be written in English.
  This narrative is compact and well considered.” H. W. Boynton.

   + + + =Atlan.= 96: 280. Ag. ‘05. 120w.

  “With some simulation of scholarship, however, this ‘Life’ lacks its
  essence.”

     — + =Nation.= 80: 355. My. 4, ‘05. 580w.

  “It contains a good short account of Cervantes’s adventurous and
  romantic life, about the only one of convenient size and real fullness
  known to us.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 296. Ap. 15, ‘05. 450w.

  Reviewed by R. B. Cunninghame Graham.

 *     — =Sat. R.= 100: sup. 3. O. 14, ‘05. 2650w.

  * “The ‘Life’ is sufficiently well done.”

       + =Spec.= 95: sup. 798. N. 18, ‘05. 210w.


* =Calvert, Albert Frederick.= Moorish remains in Spain. **$15. Lane.

  A brief record of the Arabian conquest and occupation of the peninsula
  with a particular account of the Mohammedan architecture and
  decoration in the cities of Cordova, Seville, and Toledo, illustrated
  with eighty-four colored plates and over four hundred black and white
  illustrations and diagrams. A series of two hundred designs to
  illustrate the composition and development of various schemes of
  Arabian ornament, will be found of especial interest to students of
  Moorish art.

 *     + =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 36. D. ‘05. 280w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 837. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.


Cambridge modern history; planned by Lord Acton; ed. by A. W. Ward, G.
W. Prothero, and Stanley Leathes. 12v. ea. **$4. Macmillan.

  A comprehensive history of modern times which will be complete in
  twelve volumes. Two volumes will be published each year, appearing in
  two series beginning respectively with vol. I and vol. VII. Volumes I,
  II, III, VII, and VIII have already appeared. The series will consist
  of—vol. I, The renaissance; vol. II, The reformation; vol. III, Wars
  of religion; vol. IV, The thirty years war; vol. V, Bourbons and
  Stuarts; vol. VI, The eighteenth century; vol. VII, The United States;
  vol. VIII, The French revolution; vol. IX, Napoleon; vol. X,
  Restoration and reaction; vol. XI, The growth of nationalities; vol.
  XII, The latest age.

  (Vol. II). “The present volume is quite up to the standard of the
  first: it has the same virtues and the same defects. In only two of
  the chapters, the first and the last, are those results of
  clarification which come from the highest kind of specialization
  really clear.” J. H. Robinson.

   + + — =Am. Hist.= R. 10:382. Ja. ‘05. 1420w.

  (Vol. VIII). “Whatever doubts remain concerning the construction of
  the book, it should be welcome for the wealth of information it
  supplies and for the impartial review of fiercely-debated questions
  which it affords. As a rule it exhibits the tested results of sound
  scholarship.” A. L. P. Denis.

   + + — =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 403. Ja. ‘05. 1770w.

  “The length of some of the chapters and paragraphs is somewhat
  disproportionate to the importance of the matters of which they treat.
  And there are some rather startling omissions. There are moreover a
  considerable number of misprints and minor errors. Despite all these
  minor defects, however, there can be no doubt that the third volume of
  this great work is in every way worthy of the high standard set by the
  earlier ones.” Roger Bigelow Merriman.

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 145. O. ‘05. 960w. (Review of v. 3.)

  (Vol. VIII). “No single-volume history of the French revolution in the
  English language, and possibly none in the French, contains so much
  and such well-organized information as that embodied within the
  compass of this book. In breadth and accuracy of treatment, in the
  opinion of the reviewer, it is superior to any that has yet appeared
  in the series.” James Westfall Thompson.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 139. Ja. ‘05. 2110w.

  “Presents too much accidental selection and grouping. The paramount
  excellence of some of the chapters is so evident that the weakness of
  the others is made especially evident.” Wm. E. Lingelbach.

     + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 598. My. ‘05. 1010w. (Review of v. 3.)

  “The index of the present volume is, we are glad to see, a great
  improvement on its predecessors.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 583. My. 13. 2520w. (Review of v. 3.)

  “With one exception, beyond painstaking fidelity and unflagging
  industry which gathers in every scrap of fact that can be crammed into
  the work, there is nothing remarkable in the treatment of the
  subjects. And the devotion to detail seems to have been carried too
  far.”

   + + — =Cath. World.= 82: 91. O. ‘05. 3900w. (Review of v. 8.)

  “There is a certain lack of homogeneity, produced partly by
  divergencies both in opinion and in style, and partly by repetitions
  due to the treatment of a single subject in its different phases. A
  graver objection is the absence, both from this volume and from that
  devoted to ‘The reformation,’ of a sufficient statement of the Roman
  Catholic side. The work would be indispensable to students for its
  bibliographies alone.”

   + + — =Critic.= 46: 278. Mr. ‘05. 1280w. (Review of v. 3.)

  Reviewed by E. D. Adams.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 165. S. 16, ‘05. 1140w. (Review of v. 3.)

  Reviews Vols. III and VIII.

         =Ind.= 58: 669. Mr. 23, ‘05. 700w.

  * “A fine, scholarly catalog of events, with little sense for literary
  form or emphasis. It is learned and fair, but cold and unsympathetic;
  useful as an encyclopedia, and having little dramatic interest.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1155. N. 16, ‘05. 60w. (Review of v. 3.)

  “It is generally accurate; it is critical; it is clearly written; it
  is dispassionate. The attitude of pure science is worthily
  maintained.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 314. Ap. 20, ‘05. 2930w. (Review of Vol. III.)

  “It is everywhere conscientious and never hurried.” Christian Gauss.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 209. Ap. 8, ‘05. 4100w. (Detailed review of
         Vol. III.)

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 398. F. 11, ‘05. 250w. (Review of v. 3.)


Cambridge natural history. *$4.25. Macmillan.

  This new work upon systematic ichthyology, “in line with modern
  concepts respecting the vertebrates or chordates, includes not only
  the lower types of the vertebrates of the old naturalists, but also
  the hemichordata and urochordata or tunicates. The old class of
  fishes ... is replaced by the three classes for more than a generation
  past adopted in America, that is, the ‘cephalochordata’
  (leptocardians), the ‘cyclostomata’ (marsipobranchs) and the ‘pisces’
  (teleostomes or fishes proper).” (Science.)

  “As a whole the work is good; it ranks higher than any of its
  forerunners on the same lines of comprehensiveness and in the general
  quality of its contents. The third section ... is most open to attack;
  in places it bristles with vexatious little errors, indicating lack of
  acquaintance with the subject, and shaking one’s faith in portions
  better treated.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 423. My. 25, ‘05. 1140w.

  “Surveyed as a whole, both authors and editors alike are to be
  congratulated on having produced a work of sterling merit. The
  psychologist and the student of evolution will find in these chapters
  of Mr. Boulenger a perfect mine of information.”

   + + + =Nature.= 72: 103. Je. 1, ‘05. 1990w.

  “We shall be grateful, also for the new light which the co-authors of
  the ‘Cambridge natural history,’ and especially Dr. Boulenger, have
  thrown and will continue to throw on mooted questions of morphology
  and classification.” Theo. Gill.

   + + — =Science=, n.s. 21: 653. Ap. 28, ‘05. 5080w.


=Campbell, Gerald=, comp. See =Fitz Gerald, Edward and Pamela.= Letters
and portraits of.


=Campbell, Reginald John.= Sermons addressed to individuals. **$1.25.
Armstrong.

  As the author states in his preface, these eighteen sermons “are not
  literature, they are extempore speech.” Each one was suggested by some
  life story or called out by some confession, or some cry for pastoral
  aid, and to the text of each sermon is prefixed a short account of the
  particular case which it was designed to meet. Mr. Campbell is an
  evangelist, and minister of the City Temple of London.

  “But these occasional sermons are not sermons for an occasion merely.
  Their appeal is a very wide one.”

     + + =Bib. World.= 26: 154. Ag. ‘05. 130w.

         =Ind.= 58: 897. Ap. 20, ‘05. 80w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 149. Mr. 11, ‘05. 200w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 453. F. 18, ‘05. 220w.


=Candler, Edmund.= The unveiling of Lhasa. $5. Longmans.

  An account of the Lhasa mission from the standpoint of the
  correspondent of the Daily Mail. He relates the predetermining causes,
  the diplomatic and historical matters bearing upon the expedition, and
  a detailed account of the actual journey and of the encounters with
  the Tibetans. A vivid description of Lhasa, of the monasteries, and of
  the people follows.

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 147. F. 4, 2320w.

  “A series of clear-cut sketches depicting the every-day life of the
  people ... form the most striking feature of that portion of Mr.
  Candler’s book given over to Lhasa.” H. Addington Bruce.

     + + =Bookm.= 21: 305. My. ‘05. 490w.

  Reviewed by Wallace Rice.

       + =Dial.= 38: 384. Je. 1, ‘05. 490w.

  “There is in his pages a breezy personal element, which lends the
  charm of reality to all he sees and does. His descriptions are brief,
  and his summing up of the results of the mission clear and forcible.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 273. Ap. 6, ‘05. 440w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 116. F. 25, ‘05. 1080w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 38: 427. Mr. 18, ‘05. 670w.

  “A book of remarkable interest. The manner of writing is as admirable
  as the matter. Other books on the expedition may be written fuller of
  detailed information, but none can be more thoroughly imbued with its
  romance. One of Mr. Candler’s most notable gifts is a power of vivid,
  sympathetic delineation of scenery.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 178. F. 4. ‘05. 1260w.


=Canfield, Dorothea Frances.= Corneille and Racine in England: a study
of the English translations of the two Corneilles and Racine with
special reference to their presentation on the English stage. **$1.50.
Macmillan.

  “A valuable feature of this book is the presentation of well-chosen
  excerpts from the various translations, illustrative of the author’s
  critical comments. These selections are accompanied by the original
  text.... Pleasantly suggestive sketches are given of the writers who
  figured as translators from the time of Charles I to the earlier years
  of the nineteenth century. Among a crowd of obscure hacks may be noted
  the names of Katharine Philips (the ‘Matchless Orinda’), Waller,
  Cotton, Otway, Steele, Young (of the ‘Night thoughts’), and Colley
  Cibber.”—N. Y. Times.

  “A quiet, high-bred humor and a marked felicity of phrase brighten
  many of these pages.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 205. Ap. 1, ‘05. 320w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 250. F. ‘05. 50w.


=Canfield, William Walker.= Legends of the Iroquois: told by the
Cornplanter. **$1.50. Wessels.

  The legends and bits of folk-lore here reproduced were told by the
  Seneca chief, the Cornplanter, to a pioneer of western New York, whose
  note-book with the valuable jottings came into the possession of Mr.
  Canfield. Enough of the wild poetry, religious undertone, and
  imagination was transmitted to enable the author to catch the spirit
  of the tales, which he has preserved with full understanding and
  sympathy.

  “A valuable and entertaining edition to the literature of our
  aboriginal folk-lore.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 191. F. ‘05. 30w.

  “Present what is from several points of view the most fascinating side
  of Indian character, the poetic and imaginative side. It has a
  distinct value to the student of ethnology, or anyone who is
  interested in the study of Indian life and character, it will also
  appeal with equal force to the reader who seeks only entertainment;
  for we venture to say that anyone who dips into this book of legends
  will find them as fascinating as a book of verses or a metrical
  romance.” L. J. Burpee.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 121. F. 16, ‘05. 290w.


=Canning, Albert Stratford George.= Literary influence in British
history. *$2.25. Wessels.

  In a prefatory note the author states that “In this republished and
  revised volume I endeavor to trace the influence of literature in
  British history, with the hope that the book may be of use to readers
  not familiar with larger works on the subject.” Then follows a review
  of representative English literature in every period of England’s
  history from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Scott and Froude. There is
  much not only of historical and literary but also of biographical
  interest.


=Cannon, Edwin=, ed. See Smith, Adam. Wealth of nations.


=Capart, Jean.= Primitive art in Egypt; tr. * by A. S. Griffith. *$5.
Lippincott.

  “This exhaustive volume dealing with the early decorative work of the
  Egyptians on implements and buildings, deals with its subject more
  from an archaeological than from an artistic standpoint.” (Critic.)
  The work is largely based upon the discoveries of Prof. Flinders
  Petrie, and is richly illustrated.

  * “Has been ably translated.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 599. Je. 3, ‘05. 530w.

  * “M. Capart’s own part in the book appears to have been mostly
  confined to the selection of the matters to be reproduced, and this
  task has been discharged with both skill and judgment. The translation
  by Miss Griffith is adequate to its purpose.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 557. My. 6. 170w.

  * “For the student of the problem of the origin of art the author has
  probably made a valuable contribution, with his clear text, and
  plentiful illustrations. For the casual reader, however, the often
  insisted upon details are liable to become wearisome.”

   + + — =Critic.= 47: 572. D. ‘05. 70w.

  * “A distinctive up-to-date book.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 861. D. 2, ‘05. 500w.

  * “Is full of curious and interesting reading.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 261. Ag. 19, ‘05. 120w.


=Capen, Edward Warren.= Historical development of the poor law of
Connecticut. *$3.50. Macmillan.

  Volume XXII. of the “Columbia university studies.” An historical study
  of the treatment of the poor in Connecticut from the earliest colonial
  period to the present day, in which the town system of relief is
  considered as opposed to the state and county systems. There is an
  excellent bibliography, and there are indexes covering not only the
  subjects treated but the decisions and statutes cited.

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 496. My. 6, ‘05. 220w.

  “The history is interestingly set forth, each statement of fact is
  verified by references.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 587. My. ‘05. 140w.

         =Dial.= 38: 276. Ap. 16, ‘05. 50w.

       + =Ind.= 59: 933. O. 19, ‘05. 40w.

  “In his present monograph Dr. Capen has provided us not only with a
  most exhaustive exposition of the development of the law from early
  colonial days, but also with a useful commentary on its workings,
  pointing out clearly its advantages and defects.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 960. Ap. 15, ‘05. 220w.


* =Capen, Oliver Bronson.= Country homes of famous Americans. **$5.
Doubleday.

  “The profusion of pictures large and small with which the book is
  embellished ... throws a welcome light upon the surroundings of many
  of our celebrated men, representing, as Mr. T. W. Higginson says in
  his introduction, ‘not merely the tastes and habits of the man’s
  household, but the private background of his public life.’ Not all
  the houses chosen are of equal interest, nor are their owners of
  equal celebrity.... In all, the homes of eighteen men are chosen,
  including those of Lee at Arlington, of Jefferson at Monticello,
  Lowell’s Elmwood, Longfellow’s Craigie house, and Madison’s
  Montpelier.”—Nation.

  * “There has, of late, been much journeying (on paper) to the homes of
  great men, but none of these journeys has ended in such a fortunate
  meeting of text and pictures as have those of Mr. Capen.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 492. D. 14, ‘05. 460w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 769. N. 11, ‘05. 200w.


* =Capes, Bernard.= Lohengrin. $2. Page.

  “This is the third of a series of romances founded on the themes of
  grand operas.... The illustrations, in black and white, are by Sarcadi
  Pogany, and fancifully, yet not without plenty of vigor and action,
  depict the dramatic incidents of the legend, which is repeated in
  description and dialogue and dramatic succession in the form of the
  modern historical romance.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “Mr. Capes tells his story well and strongly, his descriptions are
  vivid and significant, and all the drama of the story clearly brought
  out. But because you are writing of distant days, need your style be
  such ‘genuine antique’ stuff as this?”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 833. Ag. 12, ‘05. 300w.

  * “This is monstrous fine writing; so fine that for the life of us we
  cannot tell whether it is meant to be in blank verse or not. Much of
  it is; some of it is not; and the mixture is merely annoying. There
  are, too, the inevitable lapses of one who sets out to play a part
  without conviction.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 233. Jl. 21, ‘05. 400w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 707. O. 21, ‘05. 140w.


=Capwell, Irene Stoddard.= Mrs. Alderman Casey. 75c. Fenno.

  In rich Irish brogue the wife of Alderman Casey tells of her
  experiences in trying to keep up with the social aspirations of her
  pretty daughter, Mary Ann, who in the end forsakes tennis clubs,
  Browning clubs, summer hotels and euchre parties for Tom Donovan, the
  pride of the police force.


* =Carey, Rosa Nouchette.= Household of Peter: a novel. (†)$1.50.
Lippincott.

  “A story of life in a small English country town. Peter is a young
  doctor, and his household consists of himself, his three sisters, and
  a faithful serving-woman. There is the usual complement of nobility
  and gentry.”—Outlook.

  * “Altogether this is a soothing and cheerful story.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 539. O. 21. 130w.

  * “Peter’s household is a wholesome, affectionate set of folks; but at
  times they are tiresome, and their conversations are too long drawn
  out.”

       — =Outlook.= 81: 382. O. 14, ‘05. 60w.


=Carl, Katherine A.= With the empress dowager. **$2. Century.

  Miss Carl, thru the influence of Mrs. Conger, wife of the United
  States minister, was called to Pekin in the summer of 1903 to paint a
  portrait of the empress dowager. She remained eleven months, and
  painted four portraits one of which was exhibited at the St. Louis
  exposition, and during all this time she lived at the Chinese court,
  and came in daily contact with the empress dowager and the court
  ladies. She gives a simple, straightforward account of her unique
  experiences, telling with frank enthusiasm all about her life and the
  life of those around her in the summer and the winter palaces, until
  her readers also come under the spell of the empress dowager’s
  fascinating personality and come to see the Chinese social customs and
  religious rites in all their picturesque dignity.

 *       =Critic.= 47: 573. D. ‘05. 150w.

  * “There is much entertaining tittle-tattle in the volume about
  Chinese court life, but Her Majesty is lost in the distant
  perspective.” H. E. Coblentz.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 379. D. 1, ‘05. 440w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1378. D. 14, ‘05. 100w.

  “Unfortunately Miss Carl is not an observer or a writer; she was very
  greatly affected by the divinity that hedges royalty; and her book of
  more than 300 pages is much such a record as a school girl with an
  easy pen might send to an admiring club of friends.”

     — + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 752. N. 4, ‘05. 670w.

  * “Her book is of great interest.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 820. D. 2, ‘05. 160w.

  “It is believed that the present volume contains the first accurate
  and satisfactory information concerning the personal appearance and
  characteristics of an interesting imperial personage.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 580. N. 4, ‘05. 190w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 755. D. ‘05. 140w.


=Carling, John R.= Weird picture. (†)$1.50. Little.

  A story concerned mainly with the machinations of an Italian artist
  whose madness and villainy actuate him to follow the Giotto method of
  stabbing his model to produce a realistic picture. There are some
  weird effects, exciting discoveries, and thru it all runs the romance
  of a matter-of-fact Englishman and his beautiful cousin.

  “A well conceived and constructed story, which contains some crisp
  dialogue and characterization.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 139. Jl. 29. 150w.

  “Those whose blood is yet uncurdled and whose detective sense has
  never been baffled by literary mystery might try this.”

       — =Ind.= 59 :753. S. 28, ‘05. 40w.

         =Outlook.= 80: 395. Je. 10, ‘05. 80w.

  “The plot is absorbing and well-concealed.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 868. Je. 3, ‘05. 110w.


=Carlyle, R. W., and Carlyle, A. J.= History of mediaeval political
theory in the West. 3v. v. I. **$3.50. Putnam.

  “The object of the joint authors of the present work is to carry in
  several volumes the history of political theory down to the early
  seventeenth century.... It is to be strictly a ‘history of theory, not
  of institutions.’ ... Part I or the introduction of the work devotes
  two chapters to the political theory of Cicero and Seneca.... Part II
  is devoted to the political theory of the Roman lawyers.... Part III
  has for its subject the political theory of the New Testament and the
  Fathers.... Part IV, the political theory of the ninth century....
  Each chapter and each part is followed by a very useful summary, and
  at the foot of each page are given very lengthy extracts from the
  sources.”—Am. Hist. R.

  “The author of the present volume has brought to his work a thorough
  knowledge of the early church writers ... and has succeeded in
  expressing himself in such admirable and lucid English, free from all
  philosophical abstractions and obscurities, that at no time does his
  exposition fail to instruct and to interest the reader. This clearness
  is largely due to the admirable arrangement of the subject-matter and
  to the method of treatment. No claim could be made that the author has
  discovered any new theories or new theorists, but he has certainly put
  many matters in a new light. Throughout his work he seldom shows any
  familiarity with the researches of modern scholars in the field of
  political theory, and with but few exceptions he never refers to any
  secondary authorities. This is a glaring and inexcusable fault in an
  otherwise highly meritorious work.” James Sullivan.

   + + — =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 629. Ap. ‘05. 780w.


=Carlyle, Thomas.= French revolution. *$1.50. Macmillan.

  Three volumes uniform with “Bohn’s historical library,” edited by John
  Holland Rose. The text and foot notes of the author are reproduced
  verbatim, and there are in addition notes by the editor which
  supplement the text with more modern information. There is an
  introduction, and there are appendices and numerous illustrations.

         =Nation.= 80: 229. Mr. 23, ‘05. 60w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 123. F. 25, ‘05. 260w.

  “An excellent library edition.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 705. Mr. 18, ‘05. 4w.


=Carlyle, Thomas.= Oliver Cromwell; with a selection from his letters
and speeches. *60c. McClurg.

  “An abridged and newly edited volume of Carlyle’s Cromwell.” It is
  uniform with “Standard biographies.”


=Carman, Albert Richardson.= Ethics of imperialism; an enquiry whether
Christian ethics and imperialism are antagonistic. **$1. Turner, H. B.

  “This is a defense of imperialism by a very radical method of
  discrediting altruism as an ethical ideal and extolling egoism,
  personal and national, as the best of all possible principles. This,
  of course, leads to extreme libertarian views of social policy.”—Ind.

  Reviewed by John J. Halsey.

         =Dial.= 39: 270. N. 1, ‘05. 1000w.

         =Ind.= 59: 818. O. 5, ‘05. 90w.

         =Nation.= 81: 287. O. 5, ‘05. 340w.


* =Carman, (William) Bliss.= Poems. 2v. *$10. Page.

  This sumptuous edition has been compiled from Mr. Carman’s various
  published works, and includes a number of poems which have seen print
  in magazines but have never before appeared in book form.

  * “His work is done so much in the open, his qualities are so frankly
  and immediately affirmed in it, he is so free from subtleties and
  intricacies of meaning, that the province of the reviewer properly
  ends with pointing the way to his books as a source of many kinds of
  intellectual and emotional pleasure—all wholesome, rich, and strong.”
  Elisabeth Luther Carey.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 849. D. 2, ‘05. 1140w.

  * “He has a true gift of song, an artist’s joy in beautiful words, and
  that passion for the moods of Nature which of itself transmutes verse
  into poetry. His defect is to fall occasionally into facile jingles,
  and now and then into inapposite conceits.”

   + + — =Spec.= 95: 192. Ag. 5, ‘05. 140w.


* =Carman, (William) Bliss.= Poetry of life. **$1.50. Page.

  A volume of essays which contains besides the title essay, The purpose
  of poetry; How to judge poetry; The poet in the commonwealth; The poet
  in modern life; The defence of poetry; Distaste for poetry;
  Longfellow; Emerson; Mr. Riley’s poetry; Mr. Swinburne’s poetry; The
  rewards of poetry; Cheerful pessimism; Masters of the world; The
  poetry of to-morrow; The permanence of poetry.

  * “That Mr. Carman is a master of a stimulating style in verse and
  prose alike is evidenced by this sane, hopeful, yet discriminating
  study of varied phases of art and life.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 312. N. 16, ‘05. 380w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 786. N. 18, ‘05. 170w.

  * “Its value is permanent by reason of the broadly comprehensive
  treatment which he has given to the subject of poetry in its larger
  aspects. I am not sure but he is at his best as a critic.” Jessie B.
  Rittenhouse.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 910. D. 23, ‘05. 1290w.


=Carnegie, Andrew.= James Watt. **$1.40. Doubleday.

  Mr. Carnegie has woven into his biography of the inventor of the
  steam-engine, out of which he made his fortune, his own philosophy of
  success, drawing upon his personal experience to point the morals
  found in his hero’s life.

  “In Mr. Carnegie he has found a worthy and sympathetic biographer.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2:115. Jl. 22. 880w.

  “The wonderful career of James Watt is here ably retold by a most
  appreciative countryman with a wealth of comment bearing on or
  suggested by Watt’s life or inventions, which is scarcely less
  interesting than the narrative itself.”

       + =Engin. N.= 53: 625. Je. 15, ‘05. 220w.

       + =Ind.= 59: 991. O. 26, ‘05. 350w.

  “It is in the expression of the author’s views of life and the world
  that the work’s value mainly lies, for as a biography, it adds naught
  to the store of available information. Extremely interesting and
  helpful.”

     + + =Lit. D.= 21: 94. Jl. 15, ‘05. 560w.

  “Its lively, not to say jerky, style would hardly be a sufficient
  inducement to read this book. The preface names two highly competent
  engineers as having revised the technical passages, but here and there
  a sentence may be found to which they can hardly have lent their
  deliberate approval.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 527. Je. 29, ‘05. 1600w.

  “Mr. Carnegie has written a really helpful book, and one which is
  especially helpful to the young man entering into life’s battles.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 246. My. 27, ‘05. 320w.

  “There is a good deal of useful information in the book, but the best
  feature of it is the romantic cast that the author has given to an
  intrinsically dry subject.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 837. My. 27, ‘05. 180w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 124. Jl. ‘05. 50w.

  “Mr. Carnegie’s book is of the kind to put in the hands of a promising
  boy. It will stimulate him to work, but not at the expense of the
  simple moralities and pleasures of a well-regulated life.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 396. S. 16, ‘05. 200w.


* =Carpenter, Joseph Estlin.= James Martineau: theologian and teacher.
*$2.50. Am. Unitar.

  A book written “at the invitation of the British and Foreign Unitarian
  association, to describe the life and work of Dr. Martineau in briefer
  compass than was possible to his first biographers.... Professor
  Carpenter has had the advantage of the use of certain additional
  letters which have become available since the publication of the Life
  and has utilized other papers and correspondence hitherto unused....
  The result is an exceedingly valuable ‘study,’ in which the incidents
  of the life and the characteristics of the man and the thinker are
  made to throw light upon one another in a way which is possible only
  to one who, having mastered every detail of his subject, is able to
  select the essential and significant elements in every case.”—Hibbert
  J.

  * “It is difficult to imagine any class of readers who will easily set
  down this biography when once they have opened it. The stress of
  interest will indeed vary, but the admirable lucidity of Mr.
  Carpenter’s arrangement will render the process of skipping easy and
  comparatively safe.” Philip H. Wicksteed.

     + + =Acad.= 68: 560. My. 27, ‘05. 1530w.

 *     + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 623. My. 20. 150w.

  * “The book is written in a style which, while it gives the impression
  of perfect accuracy, is yet so clear and graceful that the reader is
  never either puzzled or wearied.” James Seth.

     + + =Hibbert J.= 4: 210. O. ‘05. 2150w.

  * “It is an original study, based to some extent on new materials, and
  everywhere showing care and ripe reflection.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 219. Jl. 7, ‘05. 910w.

  * “Appearing in Dr. Martineau’s centenary year, it is a timely and
  permanent memorial of a spiritual leader unsurpassed in the English
  speaking world.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 941. D. 16, ‘05. 250w.

  * “This admirable work is a worthy memorial of a great man. His
  development is traced with such skill that Mr. Carpenter makes us
  realize the continual interplay of the outer and inner life. We see in
  these pages the organic growth, not only of a great intellect but of a
  great moral force.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 757. N. 11, ‘05. 2340w.


=Carpenter, Rt. Rev. William Boyd, bp. of Ripon.= Witness to the
influence of Christ; being the William Belden Noble lectures for 1904.
**$1.10. Houghton.

  Six lectures entitled—Two aspects of Christ’s influence; Christ the
  perfect type of consciousness; Christ the teacher of principles;
  Christ the law of the soul; Christ verified in experience; Christ as
  authority.

  “The thought is worthy and is set forth with exceptional literary
  skill, with recurring pregnant expressions of much suggestiveness.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 152. Jl. 20, ‘05. 100w.

  * “Exhibits his well-known versatility and literary skill.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1160. N. 16, ‘05. 30w.

  “A happy combination of poetic feeling and logical clearness
  characterizes the entire argument.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 248. My. 27, ‘05. 150w.

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 188. Ag. 5, ‘05. 70w.


=Carr, Clark.= Illini. $2. McClurg.

  “A story of the prairies, written from the memories of over half a
  century lived in Illinois. The author has endeavored to present his
  views of the position and influence of Illinois among the states, to
  give an estimate of events, and of those Illinoisans who were
  conspicuous actors in them, from 1850, the year in which the
  Fugitive-slave law was enacted, to the opening of the Civil
  war.”—Bookm.

  “Is a pleasant combination of history, biography, and romance.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 564. Je. ‘05. 80w.

  “The story is not sufficiently interesting to have any advantage over
  the ordinary historical form.”

       — =Ind.= 58: 844. Ap. 13, ‘05. 160w.


=Carroll, John S.= Exiles of eternity: an exposition of Dante’s Inferno.
*$3. Gorham.

  “‘Exiles of eternity’ is an exposition canto by canto, in a simple,
  popular, yet thoroughly literary style, reaching the aim of bringing
  before the reader, who may or not be acquainted with the Italian
  language, the general scope of Dante’s ethical teaching as studied
  from a broad Anglican point of view, not uncolored by an intense
  poetical appreciation. This exposition is preceded by a brief sketch
  of the poet.” (N. Y. Times). The book makes no attempt at special
  research from original sources, hence there are reproduced several
  errors of earlier commentators. The author states, however, that his
  purpose is rather to present his subject in its “broad outlines” than
  to go into those “mere niceties, ingenuities and intricacies of
  interpretation” which too often lead Dante scholars astray.

  “Characterized by broad general reading among English and American
  commentators rather than by special research. An English reader who
  wishes to make the acquaintance of the ‘Inferno’ through a broad and
  pleasant way with Dante’s ethical rules of action brought strictly up
  to date, cannot do better than to read Mr. Carroll’s book.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 38. Ja. 21, ‘05. 310w.


=Carryl, Guy Wetmore.= The garden of years, and other poems. **$1.50.
Putnam.

  A volume of genuine poetic value, posthumously published, is the gift
  of Guy Wetmore Carryl to the literature of our time. “In the long poem
  which lends its title to the present collection, we have a true love
  poem marked by exquisite feeling and rare felicitous grace of
  execution. We may but say retrospectively, using Mr. Stedman’s so
  fitly characterizing words,—‘Still in the strength of youth, he seemed
  quite equal to either experiences or work, and likely to take his fill
  of both.’” (Critic).

  “Its varied but everywhere irrefragable proofs of poetship. There is
  abundant evidence in ‘The garden of years’ that Guy Carryl had
  received the muse’s accolade; and we might add, that, in his own range
  of inspiration and execution, this young Lycidas ‘hath not left his
  peer.’” E. M. T.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 182. F. ‘05. 220w.

  “It is a volume of manly sentiment embodied in facile and vigorous
  measures.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 199. Mr. 16, ‘05. 270w.


=Carson, Thomas G.= Man’s responsibility; or, How and why the Almighty
introduced evil upon the earth. **$1. Putnam.

  “All of Mr. Carson’s argument is to the effect that phrenology is an
  exact and useful science, and that it should be used in the government
  of the world and the reclamation of mankind.”—N. Y. Times.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 258. Ap. 22, ‘05. 390w.


=Carter, A. Cecil=, ed. Kingdom of Siam. **$2. Putnam.

  A volume prepared by native Siamese in connection with the commission
  to the St. Louis exposition. “The materials used by the author are
  largely furnished by high officials in different departments of
  government service.” (N. Y. Times). The view of Siam includes a sketch
  of King Chulalongkorn, and his son, the Prince Maha Vajiravudh, a
  description of Siam itself,—“the Land of the White Elephant,” a
  summary of its resources, and a glimpse of the capital city, Bangkok,
  where modern invention has given crowning touches to the city’s
  mechanism. The chapter on agriculture is perhaps the best in the book.
  There are many illustrations, chiefly, however, of temples and public
  buildings.

  “The style will not interest the general reader.”

       + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 125. Ja. ‘05. 70w.

  “Well-written and skilfully arranged work.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 381. Ap. ‘05. 110w.

  “It contains everything that a stranger needs to know of a fascinating
  country. The book has no literary endeavor manifest in its pages,
  being rather a complete handbook of the kingdom, with numerous
  illustrations of persons and places,—an encyclopedia in little.”
  Wallace Rice.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 91. F. 1, ‘05. 150w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 36. Jan. 21, ‘05. 620w.


=Carter, Thomas.= Shakespeare and the Holy Scriptures, with the version
he used. *$3. Dutton.

  “Following the plays of Shakespeare in the probable order of their
  composition, Dr. Carter exhibits the extent to which Biblical ideas
  and phraseology appear in them. Citations from Shakespeare are from
  the text of the First folio, published in 1623; citations from the
  Bible are from the Genevan version (edition of 1598), the popular
  version of that time, and from the Genevan New Testament of 1557. ‘No
  writer,’ says Dr. Carter, ‘has assimilated the thoughts and reproduced
  the words of the Holy Scripture more copiously.’”—Outlook.

  “In consequence of this fatal want of judgment, the book may be
  pronounced to be practically valueless.”

       — =Nation.= 81: 388. N. 9, ‘05. 600w.

  “To say the best for it, it is a curious book and a monument of
  industry.”

       — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 682. O. 14, ‘05. 250w.

  “Dr. Carter proves a parallelism between Shakespeare and the Bible
  abundantly sufficient for his purpose, and need not have overloaded
  his book with much that is conjectural and doubtful.”

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 529. O. 28, ‘05. 160w.

  “Dr. Carter’s book, in fact, though it displays a minute familiarity
  with the text of the Bible and puts before the student the full
  materials for judging for himself, is an absurd overstatement.”

       — =Sat. R.= 100: 437. S. 30, ‘05. 1560w.

  * “Enough has been said to show that this large book, notwithstanding
  the labour spent upon it, is entirely useless for its main purpose;
  while for the further purpose of estimating Shakespeare’s knowledge of
  the Bible it is almost as useless, since nine-tenths of the parallels
  suggested are not parallels at all.”

     — — =Spec.= 95: 687. N. 4, ‘05. 2010w.


=Cartwright, Julia (Mrs. Henry Ady).= Life and art of Botticelli. *$4.
Dutton.

  This is an expansion of a study published a year or so ago, and is
  copiously illustrated with reproductions from the famous works of the
  painter. “This clear narrative restates the results of modern research
  and gives a trustworthy account of the Florentine painter’s career.
  What he owed to Savonarola and Dante is set forth in straightforward
  fashion, and his works are surveyed in chronological order, one by
  one.” (Atlan.)

  Reviewed by Royal Cortissoz.

       + =Atlan.= 95: 278. F. ‘05. 90w.

  “Her work forms ... a homogeneous whole, that is, however, somewhat
  marred here and there by certain strange mannerisms.”

   + + — =Int. Studio.= 24: 369. F. ‘05. 200w.

  “A notable contribution to the descriptive literature of art. The
  author is evidently steeped in artist-lore, and in this handsome
  volume has presented a treatise of an art school as well as a
  biography of Botticelli.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31 :252. F. ‘05. 70w.


=Carver, Thomas Nixon.= The distribution of wealth. **$1.50. Macmillan.

  In treating the value-and-distribution problem, “Professor Carver has
  earned high praise in that he has, with perfect clearness, defined
  precisely his point of view, systematically presented his doctrinal
  position, and carried it out with consistent argument.” The relation
  between values and distributive shares is traced out by Professor
  Carver as follows: “The value of the agent is determined by the value
  of the product. But what determines the value of the product? The
  relative want. And what determines the relative want? The relative
  supply. And what determines the relative supply? The cost of
  production. And what determines the cost of production? The value of
  the agents employed. And what determines the value of the agents? The
  value of the product; etc., etc.” The foregoing questions are
  discussed and answered. The law of diminishing returns is made the
  central feature of the theory of distribution. The author “pronounces
  strongly in favor of preserving the distinction between land and
  capital both for static and dynamic purposes; he sees, indeed, as
  bearing upon the relations of land and capital to cost, no
  significance in the distinction between static and dynamic.”
  Quotations from J. Pol. Econ.

  “The reader has only to study a few pages before the earnestness with
  which the subjects are expounded infects him. The exposition is clear,
  and occasionally graphic representations are given to make it
  impossible for the student to escape comprehension.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 51. Ja. 14, ‘05. 110w.

  “The work under consideration is admirable as a theoretical discussion
  in that it is centralized about the shares in distribution, preceded
  by what the author considers necessary by way of introduction, namely
  ‘value,’ ‘diminishing returns,’ and ‘forms of wealth and income.’ The
  concrete is everywhere uppermost throughout the book. The style is
  characterized by a certain vivacity which greatly enlivens the
  discussion and claims the attention of the reader whether he agrees or
  disagrees with the conclusions.” J. E. Conner.

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 346. Mr. ‘05. 540w.

  “The book is in the main a clear and careful restatement of the
  prevalent ideas on the theory of distribution as now accepted. The
  book is moderate in tone and in conclusions.” H. Parker Willis.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 266. Ap. 16, ‘05. 790w.

  “The power and significance of the work. Too much can hardly be said
  in commendation of the book for its clarity and simplicity of style,
  its skill and effectiveness of statement, and its logical and
  attractive arrangement of material. It seems worth while to express
  forthwith the conviction that Professor Carver’s theoretical position
  is untenable, for the reason that he attempts to make of value and
  distribution two distinct problems.” H. J. Davenport.

   + + — =J. Pol. Econ.= 13: 131. D. ‘04. 3050w.

     + + =Nation.= 80: 290. Ap. 13, ‘05. 120w.


* =Gary, Elisabeth Luther.= Novels of Henry James: a study. **$1.25.
Putnam.

  “An attractive volume illustrated with a new portrait of Mr. James and
  an etching of his home at Rye in England; and supplemented by a
  bibliography zealously compiled by Mr. Frederick A. King.... Miss
  Carey ... reviews all his work from the beginning; traces his
  development step by step, and treats in separate chapters of the power
  of his imagination and the value of his philosophy.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “If there is weakness anywhere in this interesting and luminous
  study it is in the chapter on ‘Philosophy.’ One wishes that more
  expansion of Mr. James’s moral and psychologic messages had been
  included.” Annie Russell Marble.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 441. D. 16, ‘05. 820w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 782. N. 18, ‘05. 160w.

  * “A remarkably interesting and well-rounded piece of contemporary
  criticism.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 890. D. 9, ‘05. 290w.


=Castaigne, Andre.= Fata Morgana. †$1.50. Century.

  This romance of art student life in Paris easily draws into one circle
  a circus rider, the daughter of a Chicago millionaire, the Duke of
  Morgana, the various critics, models, artists and poets of greater or
  lesser degree. The setting is Bohemian rather than artistic, and the
  characters are often coarse. The career of Phil Longwell, a young
  American painter, is followed through years of struggle from the time
  when he first falls in love with Hella, the pretty circus-girl friend
  of his boyhood, to the time when he wins honors, success and the
  admiration of the young American heiress. His paintings of the Fata
  Morgana, its strange legend and the simple faith of the people of
  Morgana, form striking contrast to the cynicism of Parisian life. The
  book is illustrated by the author.

  “Unquestionably the plot is thin and the construction faulty. Is a
  typical artist’s book, full of life and colour.”

     + — =Bookm.= 21: 183. Ap. ‘05. 280w.

  “Charming as is Monsieur Castaigne’s narrative, the chief interest
  will probably centre in the illustrations. In it the layman ... will
  find a rich store of interest and entertainment.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 24: sup. 104. F. ‘05. 400w.

  “No less striking in plot than in title, it rests the reader wearied
  of stereotyped and hackneyed situations.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 116. Je. ‘05. 320w.


* =Castle, Mrs. Agnes (Sweetman), and Castle, Edgerton.= Heart of Lady
Anne. †$1.50. Stokes.

  In the time of powder, masks and patches, Squire Day married the
  spoiled beauty, Lady Anne, and the story of her heart is the story of
  how she chafed at life on her young husband’s estate, how she went up
  to London as guest of Lady Kilcroney, who was Kitty Bellairs, and how
  she encountered the scheming, cruel world of fashion which taught her
  that her husband, who knew how to reveal himself as an heroic figure
  at the critical moment in each of her sad experiences, and who even
  aroused her jealousy toward the last, was the real master of the
  situation and of her heart.

  * “A tale in Dresden china, so dainty and clever as fully to satisfy
  the taste for Dresden, but arousing no very strong feeling.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 1154. N. 4, ‘05. 510w.

  * “No authors know better how to use romance than Mr. and Mrs. Castle,
  and none can give the air of this artificial century with so excellent
  a grace.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 680. N. 18. 340w.

  * “Dainty bit of eighteenth century romancing.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 448. D. 16, ‘05. 110w.

  * “‘Tis a beguiling tale.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1483. D. 21, ‘05. 250w.

  * “Has quite the dash of the authors’ earlier stories.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 822. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.

  * “Has, in a less degree, the sparkle and liveliness of the authors’
  former work.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 1040. D. 23, ‘05. 90w.


=Castle, Agnes, and Castle, Egerton.= Rose of the world. †$1.50. Stokes.

  “The story opens in India, where the reader has a glimpse of official
  English life. The tragedy of widowhood descends upon a girl wife, who
  lives to realize the meaning of her sorrow.”—Outlook.

  “This is, perhaps, the finest book that Mr. and Mrs. Egerton Castle
  have as yet produced—daring, original, moving. The plot is developed
  with that reticence which is the soul of art; the tension is relieved
  by delightful touches of humor, charming descriptions of scenery,
  clever character-drawing.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 519. My. 13, ‘05. 1170w.

  “If this is not the best of their novels, it takes high rank among
  them.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 713. Je. 10. 500w.

  “At one stroke a delicate psychological study is metamorphosed into a
  Wilkie Collins melodrama.” Frederic Taber Cooper.

     + — =Bookm.= 21: 366. Je. ‘05. 710w.

  “As a piece of story-telling, it is almost good. Only, unfortunately,
  the heroine does not in the least belong to this era of the world.”

     + — =Critic.= 46: 563. Je. ‘05. 200w.

  “The charm is essentially one of style, for the plot is not
  remarkable, and the situations verge upon the melodramatic.” W. M.
  Payne.

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 388. Je. 1, ‘05. 270w.

  “In this second and more critical reading the careful workmanship of
  the writers is everywhere apparent.” Herbert W. Horwill.

   + + + =Forum.= 37: 109. Jl. ‘05. 670w.

  “A tale which, had it but broken off 100 pages from the end, might
  have ranked with the few things which bear reading more than once.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 153. My. 12, ‘05. 580w.

  “In their latest book they have lost none of their brilliancy of
  description.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 322. My. 20, ‘05. 430w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 392. Je. 17, ‘05. 170w.

  “The tale is well written, with touches of comedy in minor
  characters.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1061. Ap. 29, ‘05. 40w.

  “A story that is touched by a rosy glamor and strengthened by apt
  characterization.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 796. My. 20, ‘05. 190w.

  “The story, in fact, for all its wildness, claims attention as a
  serious study in character, while the events are sensational enough to
  attract the unpsychological.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 99: 778. Je. 10, ‘05. 310w.

       — =Spec.= 94: 789. My. 27, ‘05. 280w.


* =Castle, Frank.= Machine construction and drawing. *$1.25. Macmillan.

  “The author first describes the necessary drawing instruments, and
  explains their use. He then sets out in detail, with proportional
  dimensions, various forms of common fastenings, such as rivets, bolts,
  keys, etc. Then come some chapters containing examples of mill work,
  followed by others dealing with steam-engine details. The final
  chapter gives a short account of the physical properties of materials
  used in construction. Sets of useful exercises occur at intervals, and
  a few calculations of strengths are given.... The drawings which
  abound throughout the work represent good practice, are fully
  dimensioned, very clearly printed, and will be appreciated, by
  teachers and students alike.”—Nature.

 *     + =Acad.= 68: 962. S. 16, ‘05. 160w.

  * “While not free from minor defects, the book can be cordially
  recommended for use in drawing classes, and to young engineers who are
  seeking after knowledge on which to base subsequent work in machine
  design.”

   + + — =Nature.= 72: 533. S. 28, ‘05. 280w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 710. O. 21, ‘05. 210w.


Casual essays of The Sun; editorial articles on many subjects, clothed
with the philosophy of the light side of things. $1.50. Priv. ptd.

  Extracts from the editorial pages of the New York Sun, which “touch
  lightly upon many subjects—upon the passing of the negro minstrel and
  the banjo, upon mince pie, ... famous men and institutions ... upon
  college yells, hairpins, Solomon, and the impropriety of addressing
  the president of the United States as ‘Excellency.’ There is some
  delectable and curious matter about poets old and new.... You may find
  also essays on English and reformed manners of spelling it, ... essays
  upon women of all ages, upon sweethearts and loves, essays upon
  mothers-in-law, and even essays upon the cup that cheers.” (N. Y.
  Times.)

  “One likes to save it for the choice hours, when one is really alone.”
  Edward Fuller.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 247. S. ‘05. 280w.

  “There is no evidence that the writer is restrained by any limitations
  of conscience, consistency or charity from putting down anything
  interesting or amusing that comes into his head.”

     + — =Ind.= 59: 639. S. 14, ‘05. 160w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 388. Je. 17, ‘05. 200w.

  “There is much excellent fooling here.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 92. My. 6, ‘05. 130w.


Catch words of cheer, compiled by Sara A. Hubbard. **$1. McClurg.

  Printed in dark green ink with green marginal decorations and a touch
  of red in the headings, this attractive little volume pleases the eye,
  while the catch words culled from St. Paul, Cicero, Maeterlinck,
  Carlyle, Tennyson, Shakespeare, Helen Keller, Ruskin, Goethe,
  Longfellow, and a host of other writers of all ages, are wisely chosen
  to bring help and comfort. There is a quotation for each day of the
  year.

  * “An excellent combination of high seriousness and enlivening humor.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 448. D. 16, ‘05. 80w.

  * “A collection of bright, comforting, helpful sayings.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 640. N. ‘05. 40w.


=Cather, Willa Sibert.= Troll garden. †$1.25. McClure.

  Seven short stories of artist life, emotional psychological, and
  pathetic, under the titles: Flavia and her artists, The sculptor’s
  funeral, The garden lodge, A death in the desert, The marriage of
  Phædra, A Wagner matinee, and Paul’s case.

  “Is a collection of freak stories that are either lurid, hysterical or
  unwholesome, and that remind one of nothing so much as the colored
  supplement to the Sunday papers. The ‘purple patches’ of learning in
  the book, like the thrills, seem sewed on here and there, with one eye
  closed to get the effect.” Bessie du Bois.

   — — + =Bookm.= 21: 612. Ag. ‘05. 1320w.

  * “There is real promise in these half-dozen stories. Miss Cather has
  sincerity and no small degree of insight.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 476. N. ‘05. 200w.

  “Taken as a whole, the book indicates more than usual talent for close
  delineation.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 394. Je. 1, ‘05. 140w.

  “There is promise of something greater in them all.”

     + — =Ind.= 58: 1482. Je. 29, ‘05. 260w.

  “In this collection of seven stories the author has shown a great deal
  of deep feeling and real ability, but many of the stories are too
  ambitious, and seem to be more the work of promise than of
  fulfillment.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 303. My. 6, ‘05. 230w.

  “They are singularly vivid, strong, true, original, and they have
  withal a richness of quality one might almost say of timbre, like a
  contralto voice.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 477. S. ‘05. 170w.


Catherine of Siena, St., tr. by Vida D. Scudder. *$2.50. Dutton.

  Selections from the letters of Catherine for long counted among
  Italian classics. “Mystics are not good letter writers, for mystics
  are bound to be without humor, and Catherine’s are all religious
  letters, full of obscure and jarring medieval imagery. But they are
  human documents. She only learned to write by miracle three years
  before her death, and until then she employed young aristocrats as
  secretaries. Her correspondence was wonderfully varied. ‘She wrote to
  prisoners and outcasts; to great nobles and plain business men; to
  physicians, lawyers, soldiers of fortune; to kings and queens, and
  cardinals and popes; to recluses ... and to men and women of the
  world.’” (Lond. Times.)

  “Excellent, too, are the small forewords to the various letters,
  giving vivid glimpses of the young saint’s various correspondents, and
  incidentally of the composite society of that time.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 681. Jl. 1, ‘05. 1880w.

  “For once we are in the pleasant position of finding nothing to blame;
  and this because the editor has not only done what was needful, but
  also (a rarer thing in editors) refrained from doing what was
  unneedful.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 430. S. 30. 1390w.

  “Miss Scudder’s translation is finely made; and, in the passages we
  have compared with the original, is perfectly faithful. A more
  readable version could hardly have been attempted.”

   + + + =Cath. World.= 82: 112. O. ‘05. 1430w.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 278. N. 1, ‘05. 360w.

  “Miss Scudder has done her task admirably both as translator and as
  editor.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 224. Jl. 14, ‘05. 1400w.

  “The perfervid language of religious ecstacy in which they are couched
  does not fit the English tongue.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 499. Jl. 29, ‘05. 480w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 1073. Ag. 26, ‘05. 180w.

  “It would be difficult to praise Miss Scudder’s work too highly.”

   + + + =Spec.= 95:497. O. 7, ‘05. 1630w.


=Cator, Dorothy.= Everyday life among the head-hunters, and other
experiences from East to West. $1.75. Longmans.

  “We needn’t pretend here to follow Mrs. Cator in her wanderings, but
  she spent two years in Borneo and lived among the gruesome
  ‘head-hunters’ while her husband dealt with lawbreakers among them.
  She visited China and Japan, (before the last war) and has spent
  several years upon the worst parts of the African west coast, living
  there much of the time in mud huts among the natives and seeing them
  as they are.” (N. Y. Times.) Her narrative is of exceptional interest.
  Many photographs illustrate the volume.

  “Mrs. Cator writes simply and straightforwardly, just, we should
  imagine, as she talks: and her book is not only chatty and amusing,
  but contains some very fresh and clear-sighted comments on government,
  civilization, foreign missions, etc.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 1111. O. 21, ‘05. 230w.

  * “Her narrative has sufficient charm and vivacity to justify its
  publication.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 759. D. 2. 370w.

  “Writes with a mixture of girlish simplicity and womanly shrewdness
  which is nothing short of charming.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 745. N. 4, ‘05. 840w.


=Cattell, Henry Ware.= Post-mortem pathology: a manual of post-mortem
examinations and the interpretations to be drawn therefrom. *$3.
Lippincott.

  A second revised and enlarged edition of this “practical treatise for
  students and practitioners,” copiously illustrated. “Several
  improvements over the first edition have been introduced, including
  the chapter on the bones and joints, and nearly thirty new
  illustrations. Important changes have also been made in various
  chapters during the revision.” (Science.)

  “There are but few things connected with autopsies that will not be
  found mentioned in the volume.” Lewellys F. Barker.

   + + + =Science=, n.s. 21: 784. My. 19. ‘05. 1340w.


* =Cavendish, George.= Life and death of Cardinal Wolsey. *$7.50.
Houghton.

  “A large and handsome quarto, printed on light, English made paper, in
  large, clear type, and bound in green boards with buckram back, the
  Wolsey arms being stamped in gold on the cover. The edition is
  believed to be from the most authoritative text and contains the
  full-page photogravures, reproduced in sepia and red chalk tints, of
  Wolsey, Henry VIII., Thomas Cromwell, Catherine of Aragon, Anne
  Boleyn, Mary Tudor, and Charles Brandon, and others mentioned in the
  book, reproduced from paintings by Holbein and others.”—N. Y. Times.

  Reviewed by H. W. Boynton.

 *   + + =Atlan.= 96: 842. D. ‘05. 230w.

  * “The volume is of interest not only as an unusually early
  biographical attempt, but as well because of its dramatic presentation
  of this great chapter in English history.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 573. D. ‘05. 110w.

  Reviewed by Edward E. Hale, jr.

 *   + + =Dial.= 39: 375. D. 1, ‘05. 650w.

  * “It is certainly a work of great interest for the historical
  student, and is now presented in a most beautiful and appropriate
  setting.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 654. O. 7, ‘05. 350w.

 *   + + =Outlook.= 81: 715. N. 25, ‘05. 240w.


=Cawein, Madison Julius.= Vale of Tempe. *$1.50. Dutton.

  “‘The Vale of Tempe,’ by Madison Cawein is a volume which, along with
  some crudities and weakness, has both the old glamour of poesy and an
  individual tang, so to say, that is uncommon in contemporary verse.
  Mr. Cawein draws his inspiration in equal draughts from the Kentucky
  landscape and from the world of pagan poetry, and in at least two of
  the aptitudes of the poet he stands pretty much by himself. His turn
  for vivid imaginative phrase is of the first order.... His command of
  the technique of tone-color is also exceptional.”—Nation.

 *     — =Critic.= 47: 583. D. ‘05. 90w.

  * “Mr. Cawein is a ‘true poet,’ both in his art and in his
  inspiration.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 302. O. 12, ‘05. 560w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10:593. S. 9, ‘05. 280w.


=Chadwick, H. Munroe.= Studies on Anglo-Saxon institutions. *$2.50.
Macmillan.

  Mr. Chadwick says that his book “makes no claim to offer a
  comprehensive survey of the problems of ancient English sociology,”
  that his object has been “to call attention to those branches of the
  subject which seemed not to have been sufficiently regarded by
  previous writers. For example, in sketching the history of the
  kingdoms I have given special attention to the evidence relating to
  Kent, Sussex, Essex, and the Hwicce. On the other hand Mercian and
  Northumbrian history has been treated of more briefly, because I had
  little or nothing to add to what had already been said.” Following a
  discussion of the monetary system, he describes the coins, their
  values, terms for money, etc. He also discusses the social system, the
  administrative system, and the origin of the nobility.

  “Too many of his conclusions are based on very little or very
  questionable evidence; some are probabilities merely. Mr. Chadwick’s
  work is a remarkably suggestive study: new interpretations are
  proposed and the possibilities of certain neglected materials are
  clearly indicated.” Laurence M. Larson.

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 135. O. ‘05. 660w.

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 333. Ag. 10, ‘05. 340w.

  “For the Heptarchic period in particular Mr. Chadwick’s results are of
  real value.”

   + + + =Nation.= 81 :185. Ag. 31, ‘05. 580w.

  “Great caution marks all of Mr. Chadwick’s work.”

     + + =Nature.= 71: 380. F. 23, ‘05. 290w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 118. F. 25, ‘05. 340w.

  “He has handled some of the most perplexing problems of ancient
  English sociology with painstaking industry.”

   + + + =Sat. R.= 100: 252. Ag. 19, ‘05. 210w.

  “He investigates the subject with the most scrupulous care, accurately
  weighing the evidence of various documents, and maintaining an
  entirely scientific attitude. His book is a valuable contribution to
  the study of historical origins.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 222. F. 11, ‘05. 250w.


=Chadwick, John White.= Later poems. *$1.25. Houghton.

  The best verses in this volume deal with the common weal and woe of
  humanity, and the “deep things of God.” The poet also sings of the
  lighter phases of human existence, “his thoughtful love of nature
  finds charming expression in many fugitive pieces” (Outlook). In
  others, especially in “Timeo Danaos,” a high and nobly exigent
  patriotism shines forth.

       + =Critic.= 46: 565. Je. ‘05. 130w.

  “A pleasing addition to our store of occasional and memorial verse.”
  Wm. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 66. Ag. 1, ‘05. 370w.

  “It is some compensation for the over-polemical character of Mr.
  Chadwick’s verses that their serious thoughtfulness leaves an
  impression of sobriety and dignity.” Herbert W. Horwill.

     + — =Forum.= 37: 246. O. ‘05. 700w.

  “His poetic product was of a ripeness which shows, if not genius, at
  any rate talent of the first order.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 18. Jl. 6, ‘05. 290w.

  “As they stand, however, they represent the fine warm masculine
  intellect of which they, with many other virtues and felicities, are
  the fruit.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 264. Ap. 22, ‘05. 350w.

  “His poems are not without their singing quality, but this is never
  merely the lilt of the care-free warbler. The mystery and wonder and
  tragedy and spiritual meaning of life are ever with him.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1060. Ap. 29, ‘05. 560w.


=Chadwick, Samuel.= Humanity and God. **$1.50. Revell.

  “The author ... is known in England for his success as a Wesleyan
  missioner.... A vein of mysticism runs through his thought, but his
  speech is pointed and vigorous. He is a skillful Biblical expositor,
  and his discourse on ‘The extra mile’ is one of the best in the
  multitude of those on Jesus’ doctrine of non-resistance. The theology
  underlying all is a blend of old and new, largely old, but on the
  bed-rock of the new, the identity of the human and the divine. This
  gives to the collection its title.”—Outlook.

         =Outlook.= 79: 450. F. 18, ‘05. 100w.


* =Chamberlain, Charles Joseph.= Methods in plant histology. *$2.25.
Univ. of Chicago press.

  A two-part work which has grown out of a course in histological
  technique conducted by the author at the University of Chicago. The
  first part deals with the principles of fixing and staining, and the
  various other processes of microtechnique; the second, with the
  application of these principles to specific cases.


=Chamberlain, Esther, and Chamberlain, Lucia.= Mrs. Essington. †$1.50.
Century.

  The scene of the little drama enacted in this story is a hospitable
  California country house, and the actors are mainly the daughter of
  the hostess, young, strong, athletic, and a charming widow, who side
  by side run an altogether modest race for the affections of the one
  ineligible young man of the party, a poor composer.

  “‘Mrs. Essington’ is a book which commands the reader’s interest—nay,
  more, his admiration.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 365. Je. 3, ‘05. 310w.

  “It is a story filled with dramatic possibilities, and of these the
  authors ... have taken ample advantage.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 390. Je. 17, ‘05. 180w.

  “This is a clever book in several ways, with plenty of atmosphere and
  nothing out of drawing, but this study of loss and renunciation
  carries it beyond cleverness into quite another class.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 393. Je. 10, ‘05. 100w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 39: 93. Jl. 15, ‘05. 230w.


=Chamberlain, Georgia Louise.= Introduction to the Bible for teachers of
children: a manual for use in the Sunday schools or in the home. $1.
Univ. of Chicago press.

  “A most admirable elementary course in Biblical introduction,
  designed to give children of the fourth grade, or about ten years of
  age, familiar acquaintance with the various books of the Bible and
  their varied character, and the ability to use the Bible
  intelligently.”—Ind.

  “The most prominent—and evidently the most purposeful—omission is that
  of any reference to the inspiration of the Bible.”

     — — =Cath. World.= 80: 820. Mr. ‘05. 780w.

  “The lessons are well arranged, the suggestions to teachers are clear
  and stimulating, and the entire work shows diligence and thoroughness
  in preparation.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1012. My. 4, ‘05. 320w.


=Chambers, Robert William.= Iole. †$1.25. Appleton.

  A rather gushy poet with soft white fingers brings up his eight lovely
  daughters to roam the fields in pink pajamas, talk Greek, and keep
  near to nature. When the mortgage on his home is to be foreclosed the
  agent falls in love with the oldest daughter, the owner with the
  second one, and they all leave nature for the city. The remaining
  daughters also have romances.

     + — =Ind.= 59: 395. Ag. 17, ‘05. 110w.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 366. Je. 3, ‘05. 710w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 390. Je. 17, ‘05. 220w.

  “Originally a fantastical bit of extravaganza printed as a short
  story, this has been expanded into a book, and thereby much of its
  cleverness and freshness lost.”

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 392. Je. 10, ‘05. 140w.

  * “Skipping boldly, now, from Japanese ancestor-worship to
  contemporary satire, we hail Robert Chambers prince of the last
  half-year’s production.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 760. D. ‘05. 190w.


=Chambers, Robert William.= Reckoning. †$1.50. Appleton.

  “The city of New York, loyal at heart, and sorely besieged by the
  English, within and without, is the scene of this romance.... A brave
  youth is selected by his Excellency, Mr. Washington, acts as a spy in
  the city, and finally escapes the peril of his position, to be
  rewarded as a courageous soldier in open battle. The heroine, a belle
  in the gay Tory circles, bewitches the hero, after much banter and
  playing at love-making. Emerging from a tangle of cross-purposes, she
  proves herself a noble woman, brave enough to sacrifice all for her
  lover and his country.”—Outlook.

  “This is emphatically the best work yet done by that very promising
  author. But for one fatal blot it might almost be counted a
  masterpiece, as in writing, vigour, interest and the other attributes
  of a good novel it far excels any former attempt of the writer. But he
  has had the perversity to make his hero a spy.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 1026. O. 7, ‘05. 270w.

  “A stirring romance, full of action and of the savor of the period and
  scenes described.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 504. O. 14. 260w.

  * “The new work is as good as ‘Cardigan.’ He gives us historical
  truth, wholesome excitement, and no small measure of literary art all
  at once; and for so much of good it would be churlish not to give
  thanks.” Wm. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 309. N. 16, ‘05. 120w.

  “Incidents, after all, never make up for people; and the end of the
  war, which ends the book, comes as a very considerable relief. The
  tale is an anti-climax only because the author struggles too
  frantically to urge the pace and exhausts our energies prematurely.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 341. O. 13, ‘05. 440w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 823. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.

       + =Outlook.= 81: 383. O. 14, ‘05. 110w.

  “In spite of unreality and preposterous over-coloring, he gives the
  impression of reality. It is good reading for a quiet evening.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 504. O. 14, ‘05. 310w.

  * “Exceedingly good reading.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 762. N. 11, ‘05. 240w.


* =Chamblin, Jean.= Lady Bobs, her brother and I: a romance of the
Azores. †$1.25. Putnam.

  “A pleasant little romance told in letters to her friend by the girl
  most involved. Incidentally some graphic descriptions of the Azores
  and their inhabitants are introduced among the junketings of a group
  of American and English visitors to the islands.”—Outlook.

  * “Besides this pleasing little romance, however, the story has its
  charm in witty descriptions and quaint turns of phrases.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 825. D. 2, ‘05. 230w.

  * “Kate is a witty letter-writer and is capable of flashing out bits
  of spontaneous humor.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 836. D. 2, ‘05. 80w.


=Champlin, John Denison, and Lucas, Frederic Augustus.= Young folks’
cyclopaedia of natural history. $2.50. Holt.

  Taking its place with the Champlin cyclopaedias of “Literature and
  art,” “Common things,” “Persons and places,” and “Games and sports,”
  this work “includes in a single compact volume, at a moderate price,
  an outline of the entire animal kingdom, from the largest mammal down
  to the tiniest insect that has to be studied under a magnifying
  glass.”

  “The book will be most useful to children, who will find it too
  interesting to be considered mere study.”

   + + + =Critic.= 47: 287. S. ‘05. 50w.

  * “A treasure-house for the young naturalist.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1390. D. 14, ‘05. 20w.

  “The text in general shows little systematic grasp in the arrangement
  of facts, either in the articles as a whole or in any article in
  particular. The text throughout bears testimony to painstaking
  compilation rather than to ready knowledge.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 509. Je. 22, ‘05. 510w.

  “Is a mine of information.”

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 491. Jl. 22, ‘05. 380w.

  “The articles are clearly written and the subjects are treated in good
  proportion as to relative importance.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 80: 196. My. 20. ‘05. 100w.

   + + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 252. Ag. 19, ‘05. 70w.


=Champney, Elizabeth Williams.= Romance of the French abbeys. **$3.
Putnam.

  Mrs. Champney gives the result of last summer’s wanderings among the
  abbeys of France. She weaves into her descriptions the history and
  romance that cling to these fast decaying relics of the life and
  culture of the mediaeval times. The illustrations are many and
  excellent, including photogravures from historical paintings, and
  architectural half-tones.

  * “The author is neither archaeologist nor sociologist, but a woman
  who has placed her descriptions and told her stories with unusual
  charm of manner.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 579. D. ‘05. 110w.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 386. D. 1, ‘05. 170w.

  “A pleasantly readable mixture of history and legend.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 815. O. 5, ‘05. 240w.

  “The book, then, will hold its own as a collection of attractive and
  instructive pictures, while the text is found to be just such a
  collection of fantastical, pathetic, and half-humorous stories as
  tradition associates with the monasteries of France.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 299. O. 12, ‘05. 250w.

  “She tells fourteen stories.... All are picturesque and are told with
  ingenuity and with a certain fidelity to the atmosphere and spirit of
  the times to which they relate.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 654. O. 7, ‘05. 320w.

  * “The combination of Mrs. Champney’s art with history and romance is
  beyond measure taking; the book is irresistible.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 820. D. 2, ‘05. 100w.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 732. D. 2, ‘05. 150w.

  * “Mrs. Champney writes pleasantly and has a good subject—though
  sometimes she is tiresome, especially in her treatment of legends in
  the picturesque style.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 100: sup. 14. D. 9, ‘05. 200w.


=Chancellor, William E.= Our schools. $1.50. Heath.

  “In this treatment of school management, the subject is defined, not
  as the control and the instruction of individual pupils, but as the
  organization, maintenance, administration, direction, and supervision
  of schools, and the planning of schoolhouses. The book is designed for
  all persons interested in the control of schools and school systems.”

  “Mr. Chancellor’s style throughout the volume is direct and practical.
  His composition is inelegant, if not occasionally ungrammatical.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 78. Jl. 15. 650w.

  “As a guide to the novice, the work will undoubtedly prove useful. As
  a study in social control, it is a masterpiece. Anyone interested in
  knowing the schools as part of the social machinery of the country
  will find the work profitable.”

   + + + =Dial.= 38: 270. Ap. 16, ‘05. 290w.

  “All persons engaged in the practical work of administrating and
  managing schools will be glad to get hold of this volume, and will be
  grateful to its author for the vast wealth of concrete instances which
  he has adduced to illustrate the attitudes and conduct of those with
  whom school officers have to deal in their work of directing public
  schools.” Samuel T. Dutton.

     + + =Educ. R.= 29: 195. F. ‘05. 1210w. (Survey of contents.)

  “It is a book of high ideals and much common sense.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 273. Ag. 3, ‘05. 60w.

  “It impresses us as being crammed full of suggestive material that
  will prove of great value for classroom use in departments of
  education and in normal schools.”

     + + =School R.= 13: 274.* Mr. ‘05. 110w.

  “The greatest weakness is in the method of treatment. This is
  strikingly unscientific. The second great weakness in this work is the
  narrow point of view. A third characteristic weakness is seen in the
  trivialities with which the book is loaded.” Junius L. Meriam.

   — — — =School R.= 13: 517. Je. ‘05. 1350w.


=Chancellor, William Estabrook, and Hewes, Fletcher Willis.= United
States: a history of three centuries, 1607-1904; population, politics,
war, industry, civilization. 10 pts. pt. 1. **$3.50. Putnam.

  The purpose of the joint authors in offering a new work on American
  history is “to present in a comprehensive and carefully proportioned
  narrative an account of the beginnings of the national existence and
  of the successive stages in the evolution of our distinctive national
  qualities and institutions.” Colonization, 1607-1697, forms the
  subject matter of this first part, which is divided into four
  sections: “Population and politics,” “War,” “Industry,” and
  “Civilization.” “The second section presents the record of war and of
  conquest, chiefly in their military phases,” while the fourth section
  is devoted to “religion and morality, literature and art, education
  and social life.”

  “In none of the four divisions [of Vol. I] is anything like a serious
  study of institutions attempted. The unique separateness of treatment
  is so faithfully observed that the historical trains on this
  four-track road of American development rarely graze one another in
  passing. They appear to run quite free from any essential
  interconnection. The Bibliography is a hodgepodge. The titles of the
  ‘authorities’ are frequently misquoted, none of the references cite
  pages, and the notes are numbered consecutively. As the work
  progresses the number of notes steadily decreases, but the grade of
  intelligence displayed in their selection remains the same. The index
  ranges itself alongside of the notes and references. As for literary
  composition, whatever be the claims of the publishers, the book
  abounds in cheap comments, efforts at fine writing and big words. Of
  the making of positive errors, misstatements, and slipshod phrases
  there is no end. Wrong dates, misspellings, and misuse of proper names
  and places are so common as to call for no special remark.” William R.
  Shepherd.

   — — — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 642. Ap. ‘05. 1130w.

  “It would hardly be correct to say that it makes no contribution to
  historical literature; in parts three and four, ‘Industry’ and
  ‘Civilization,’ a good many interesting facts have been brought
  together, but it would be difficult to say who will profit by them.”
  David Y. Thomas.

     + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 601. S. ‘05. 350w. (Review of v. 1.)

  “The ‘Perspectives’ at the close of certain chapters are more valuable
  than the chapters themselves, being completer chronologies. Dark
  sayings, easy verdicts, drippings of philosophy and misquotations in
  the style of ‘popular lecturers’ are characteristic of the book.”

   + — — =Ind.= 59: 814. O. 5, ‘05. 630w.

  Reviewed by H. Addington Bruce.

     — — =Reader.= 6: 588. O. ‘05. 560w.


=Chancellor, William Estabrook, and Hewes, Fletcher Willis.= United
States; a history of three centuries. 10 pts. pt. 2, Colonial union,
1698-1774. **$3.50. Putnam.

  Part 2 is divided into five sections which cover the western movement
  of the people and their political history, wars, industries and
  agriculture, religions and social conditions, and contemporaneous
  European history.

  “The volume is on the whole an interesting result of much labour,
  written with considerable vigour and insight, and summing up better
  than any other work yet produced the various phases and aspects of
  that surprising development—the birth of a new race.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 851. Ag. 19, ‘05. 1230w. (Review of v. 2.)

         =Critic.= 47: 190. Ag. ‘05. 80w. (Review of v. 2.)

  “It is to be regretted that a work so attractively got up should thus
  far exhibit so slight intrinsic merit of either substance or form.”

       — =Nation.= 80: 435. Je. 1. ‘05. 280w. (Review of v. 2.)

  “In short, the style of Messrs. Chancellor and Hewes grows monotonous
  and fatiguing. They occasionally get hopelessly entangled in the
  meshes of inaccuracy and irrelevancy. Historical errors are extremely
  common.”

   — — — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 434. Jl. 1, ‘05. 750w. (Review of v. 2.)

  “It is defective in almost every essential.”

     — — =Outlook.= 81: 42. S. 2, ‘05. 610w. (Review of v. 1. and 2.)

  “Full of great and varied interest.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 900. Je. 17. ‘05. 270w.


=Chandler, Mrs. Izora Cecilia, and Montgomery, Mary W.= Told in the
gardens of Araby. *75c. Meth. bk.

  Nine stories translated from the Turkish. The emerald roc; The story
  of the beautiful girl who had her wish; The story of the beautiful one
  who did not have her desire; Story of the crying pomegranate and the
  laughing bear; Story of the bird of affliction; Story of the
  water-carrier; Story of the coffee-maker’s apprentice; The crystal
  kiosk and the diamond ship. A prelude gives a description of the
  manners and customs of the people with whom the stories deal.

  “Told with varying success.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 481. Je. 15. ‘05. 310w.

  “Neither very good nor very bad.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 358. Je. 3. ‘05. 290w.


=Chandler, Katherine.= In the reign of coyote. 40c. Ginn.

  A little book of folk-lore from the Pacific coast, in which the
  coyote, the wisest and most efficient of the four-footed creatures,
  occupies the chief place. The setting of the book gives a glimpse of
  child life in colonial California.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1387. D. 14, ‘05. 30w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 450. N. 30, ‘05. 90w.


=Channing, Edward.= History of the United States. 8v. v. I, Planting of
a nation in the New world. **$2.50. Macmillan.

  Volume I., of a history of the United States which is designed to
  trace as one unbroken development the founding of the thirteen
  colonies by immigrants, mainly from England, the achievement of
  independence from English control, the Union under the Constitution,
  the growth of the United States, territorially and socially, and the
  final welding of the American people into a great nation. The present
  volume carries the account down to 1660. At the end of each chapter
  have been placed for advanced students in history technical
  discussions and bibliographical matter.

  “In scholarship the work easily leads any other attempt of the kind.
  The style is clear, pleasing and admirably simple. If it lacks the
  literary flavor of some of the more popular histories, there is the
  compensating charm of deep knowledge and plain-spoken truth. The only
  adequate estimate of this work is to state frankly that it stands in
  the forefront of scholarly efforts to tell the history of this
  country.” C. H. Van Tyne.

   + + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 602. S. ‘05. 420w.

  “Professor Osgood’s ‘American colonies in the seventeenth century’ is
  far more detailed on the institutional side, and upon some points
  gives what seems to the reviewer a better interpretation of the
  documents. On the other hand, President Tyler’s ‘The English in
  America’ is richer in detail of narrative, but is by comparison much
  less accurate in parts,—in the treatment, for example of the Dutch
  colonies.” St. George L. Sioussat.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 83. Ag. 16, ‘05. 1580w.

  “The scholarship easily surpasses that in any other undertaking of the
  kind, and the clear, pleasing and simple style makes the book
  eminently readable.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 1479. Je. 29, ‘05. 510w.

  * “As a study of the growth of the nation, from the political,
  institutional, industrial and social point of view, it stands without
  a rival.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 1155. N. 16, ‘05. 80w.

  “We do not know of a better brief discussion of the discovery of
  America, nor any so good of the intimate relation between the
  English-Spanish commercial rivalry of the sixteenth century and the
  English colonizing enterprises of the seventeenth.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 40. Jl. 13, ‘05. 1500w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 225. Ap. 8, ‘05. 260w.

  “It is thoughtful and well written, and deserves the attention which
  should be accorded to the work of any scholarly man whose writing is
  the result of careful study and mature reflection.” Robert Livingston
  Schuyler.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 464. Jl. 15, ‘05. 1360w.

  “It is in this constant striving to grasp the spirit of the times and
  to assist to a better understanding of movements and events as they
  appeared to those participating in them that the special significance
  of Professor Channing’s work lies.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 41. S. 2, ‘05. 640w.

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 188. Ag. 5, ‘05. 220w.

  “Professor Channing’s treatment of the colonies and their social
  institutions, is interesting throughout, but is especially strong in
  those chapters which deal with New England.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 765. Je. ‘05. 170w.


=Chapin, Anna Alice.= Makers of song. **$1.20. Dodd.

  “A collection of sketches, the aim of which is to point out the men
  who have in the most marked degree influenced the development and to
  enable students to understand more thoroughly the history of
  song.”—Bookm.

  “Miss Chapin’s work is both statistical and narrative, and her
  well-written story of the origin of song will be read with interest.”
  Ingram A. Pyle.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 237. Ap. 1, ‘05. 220w.


* =Chapin, Anna Alice.= True story of Humpty Dumpty, how he was rescued
by three mortal children in Make Believe Land. **$1.40. Dodd.

  This brand new story of Humpty Dumpty is illustrated with “many
  delightful full-page colored pictures and black and white sketches ...
  by Ethel Franklin Betts. It is long, in prose, a history of the
  experiences of Meg, Bab, and Dick. The three are not the best children
  that ever were, they complain about always having eggs for tea—that is
  where Humpty comes in—and through this they have many novel
  experiences.” (N. Y. Times.)

  * “It is a good modern fairy tale for very little folk.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 576. D. ‘05. 40w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1386. D. 14, ‘05. 50w.

  * “Marks an advance in matter and manner over her last year’s ‘Babes
  in toyland.’”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 489. D. 14, ‘05. 140w.

  * “A very nice new book.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 744. N. 4, ‘05. 210w.


=Chapin, Henry Dwight.= The theory and practice of infant feeding.
*$2.25. Wood.

  “The second edition of Dr. Chapin’s book on infant feeding contains
  what appears to the layman to be an extremely clear and sensible
  exposition of the conditions which have to be met in providing a
  proper diet for very young children.”—N. Y. Times.

  “The book is plentifully provided with scientific data, tables, and
  facts, but it is neither technical nor dull. On the contrary, it makes
  rather good reading for anybody with an appetite for curious and
  useful knowledge.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 103. F. 18, ‘05. 300w.


=Chapin, Henry Dwight.= Vital questions. **$1. Crowell.

  Dr. Chapin’s prominence in the medical world argues much for the
  authoritativeness of this little volume which in plain terms sets
  forth some of the “vital questions” of society and the individual.
  Among them are Inequality, The unfit, Poverty, Health, Education,
  Success, Happiness, Religion and Death.

  “Altogether, one must account the book exceedingly readable, earnest
  and useful.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 664. O. 7, ‘05. 550w.

  “Dr. Chapin’s book is a valuable help to the thoughtful living which
  is the proper basis both of the simple and the strenuous life.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 580. N. 4, ‘05. 180w.


=Chapman, Edward Mortimer.= Dynamic of Christianity. **$1.25. Houghton.

  This study of the vital and permanent elements in the Christian
  religion takes the stand that an effort to reconcile science and
  religion would be “like an attempt to harmonize the fact of sunrise
  with the joy of walking and working in the light.” “The inevitable
  conclusion of his study is the conviction of the truth and value of
  Christ’s own doctrine of the spirit as the imminent and resident force
  in the universe, the ground of phenomena, physical and spiritual.”
  (Pub. Opin.)

  “In the first place, its style is excellent, possessing the easy
  dignity of true culture, and the simple directness of a finished
  instrument of English expression; in the second place, the book shows
  wide reading in the modern literature of religious experience and
  criticism. Mr. Chapman’s philosophy is not solid enough, and his
  history is totally inadequate.”

   + + — =Cath. World.= 80: 541. Ja. ‘05. 780w.

  “Is a valuable addition to current religious thinking.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 58. Ja. 12, ‘05. 160w.

  “While it appeals at the same time to the religious people and to the
  men of science, is written with the assumption that there is no
  quarrel between the two. Mr. Chapman develops his theme in an
  interesting way through citations from the writings of famous men.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 254. F. ‘05. 130w.


=Chapman, George.= Bussy D’Ambois and The revenge of Bussy D’Ambois, ed.
by F: S: Boas. 60c. Heath.

  A volume in section III. of the “Belles-lettres” series, the English
  drama. In it “an attempt is made for the first time” to edit these
  plays “in a manner suitable to the requirements of modern
  scholarship.” The texts are from the quartos of 1641, 1646, and 1657
  collated with those of 1607, and 1608, with variants noted. A
  biography of Chapman, an introduction, full notes, bibliography and
  glossary are provided.


=Charlton, John.= Speeches and addresses: political, literary, and
religious. $2. Morang & co.

  “John Charlton, member of the Canadian house of commons from 1872 to
  1904 ... has collected some of his speeches and addresses on various
  subjects. Those which will be of special interest here are those on
  the National transcontinental railway; the Brown draft reciprocity
  treaty of 1878, which failed to be ratified by the United States
  senate; Self-protection, reciprocity and British preference. There is
  also an able parliamentary speech on ‘Irredeemable currency,’ and in
  the platform addresses there are two of interest as giving a
  Canadian’s view of Washington and Lincoln.”—Ind.

  * “His speeches are marked with vigor and common-sense argument.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 933. O. 19, ‘05. 220w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 636. S. 30, ‘05. 690w.

  “Mr. Charlton is qualified to speak with authority on all matters
  pertaining to the political and economic life of the country he has
  served so well.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 136. S. 16, ‘05. 320w.


=Chase, Arthur Wesley.= Elementary course in mechanical drawing for
manual training and technical schools; with chapters on machine
sketching and the blueprinting process. 2 pts. Pt. 1. $1.50. H.
Speakman, Congress and Honore sts., Chicago.

  “As its title implies, this work presents in the usual style an
  introduction to the elements of mechanical drawing. The problems have
  been arranged so as to omit all finished sheets; the student is given
  the layout of a drawing only; in this way any direct copying of
  finished work is prevented. Specifications are fully given in every
  case so the student receives a drill similar to the experienced in
  practical work.”—Engin. N.

  “The text is lucidly but not always concisely written.”

     + + =Engin. N.= 53: 186. F. 16, ‘05. 90w.


=Chaucer, Geoffrey.= Facsimile reproduction of the first folio of
Chaucer, 1532; with an introduction by Prof. Skeat. *$50. Oxford.

  “The folio of 1532, compiled by William Thynne, clerk of the kitchen
  to Henry VIII, a man of means and an ardent admirer of Chaucer, was
  the first collection which claimed on its title-page to be the works
  of Geoffrey Chaucer; and this it is which is here reproduced. As the
  First folio, it possesses great bibliographical interest.”—Nation.

         =Nation.= 80: 251. Mr. 30, ‘05. 1530w.

  “Dr. Walter Skeat has added largely to the literary value of the book
  by his biographical introduction.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 333. Mr. 4, ‘05. 140w.


* =Cheney, John Vance.= Poems, **$1.50. Houghton.

  Mr. Cheney “has now brought together in a single volume of ‘Poems’ all
  of his work that he wishes to preserve.... It is a limited
  achievement, no doubt, for few of the pieces extend beyond a single
  page, and many of them are but the briefest bits of song.... His
  lyrics are of acceptance, coupled only with the gentlest and most
  apologetical sort of questioning ... but they ... should endear the
  author to us, at least in our less strenuous moods.”—Dial.

  Reviewed by Wm. M. Payne.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 274. N. 1, ‘05. 640w.

  * “The selected collection of his ‘Poems’ is remarkable for its
  variety and readability.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 508. D. 21, ‘05. 390w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 798. N. 25, ‘05. 240w.


=Cheney, Warren.= Way of the North: a romance of the days of Baranof.
$1.50. Doubleday.

  A young Russian doctor, deported to Sitka, tells the story of life in
  this Alaskan town while the country was still under Russian rule. He
  falls in love with a girl who goes to Alaska to fulfil a childhood
  betrothal, and in relating the events which lead up to his happiness,
  he gives vivid descriptions of the lives of the settlers and of the
  civil and military personages prominent in that wild country.

  “Handling his material simply and unaffectedly, as befits the bold and
  sturdy pioneer spirit, but not without a certain monotony of style.”

     + — =Bookm.= 21: 652. Ag. ‘05. 220w.

     + — =Ind.= 59: 335. Ag. 10, ‘05. 170w.

  “The reader’s interest is awakened at the outset and fairly well
  sustained. The characters are sharply drawn and the style is simple
  and entertaining. As a whole, however, the book is not of unusual
  interest.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 214. Ap. 8, ‘05. 250w.

  “A novel of unusual setting and some extraordinary power.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 910. Ap. 8, ‘05. 100w.

  “Book that can be enjoyed for its style alone. ‘The way of the North’
  is, beyond doubt, the best written American book of the season.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 761. Je. ‘05. 150w.


=Chesebrough, Robert A.= Christmas guests and other poems. $1.50.
Little, J. J.

  The author has dedicated these eighteen poems to his granddaughter,
  but they are verses which appeal to his age rather than to hers, the
  ghosts of the past flit thru them, regrets, happy memories, thoughts
  of death and the hereafter, while they all breathe forth the mellow
  philosophy which comes with years.


=Chesnut, Mary Boykin.= Diary from Dixie: being her diary from November
1861 to 1865; ed. by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary.
**$2.50. Appleton.

  The author was the wife of James Chesnut, jr., United States senator
  1859-1861, and afterwards aide to Jefferson Davis, and a brigadier
  general in the confederate army. The diary gives a clear picture of
  the social life during the war, and of the events which took place in
  Charlestown, Montgomery and Richmond.

  “It is for the picture of social life in the South under the stress of
  an unsuccessful struggle that this lively and fascinating book will be
  chiefly read.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 76. Jl. 15. 90w.

  “Her diary could not have been more entertainingly written if she had
  intended it for publication.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 507. Je. ‘05. 460w.

  “Full of vivid pictures of the social life of the time and of the
  varied experiences of the war.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 95. Jl. ‘05. 60w.

  “The style is crisp and bright, and the tone frank and good tempered.
  It is on the subject of negroes and slavery that Mrs. Chesnut’s diary
  will prove most valuable to historians, but the general reader will be
  chiefly interested in the accounts of the home life of the beleaguered
  people.” Walter L. Fleming.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 347. My. 16, ‘05. 1060w.

     + — =Nation.= 80:485. Je. 15, ‘05. 2230w.

  “This diary has decided historical value. Further, it is an intimate
  record of an intelligent looker-on in Richmond during a greater
  portion of the war. There are some discrepancies.” William E. Dodd.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10:260. Ap. 22, ‘05. 1910w.

  “The two editors of the book are to be congratulated on having
  discovered and having thrown into such readable form this biographical
  material.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 907. Ap. 8, ‘05. 230w.


=Chesnutt, Charles Waddell.= Colonel’s dream. (†)$1.50. Doubleday.

  The story of an ex-Confederate officer who when the war is ended,
  seeks his fortune in New York, and twenty years after returns to the
  South to enjoy life and incidentally to put into practice some of his
  Northern business training. “It is frankly up to the times, with the
  clash of race and the convict camp, and the decayed old gentry.”
  (Ind.)

  “The style is easy, apparently practised, and the story does not lack
  for abundant incident.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 816. O. 5, ‘05. 130w.

  “It must be acknowledged that the author does not spare the faults of
  the negro any more than he spares those of the white man—and in both
  cases many of his pictures are true.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 605. S. 16, ‘05. 360w.

  “Taken all in all, the book is not as successful as one could wish,
  and certainly is distinctly inferior to the author’s earlier work.”

     + — =Outlook.= 81 :278. S. 30, ‘05. 140w.


=Chesterton, Gilbert Keith.= Club of queer trades. (†)$1.25. Harper.

  No one is eligible to this club unless he has invented a brand new
  occupation by which he earns a living. The members include a man who
  offers himself to dinner hosts as a butt for repartee, another who
  guarantees to provide any commonplace soul as well as the more gifted,
  with a suitable romance. The founder of the club earns his livelihood
  by seeking out new members and has all sorts of unique experiences.

  “It is neither here nor there; neither veritable romantic
  extravaganza, true detective literature, nor consistent satire upon
  either of those forms of fiction.” H. W. Boynton.

     + — =Bookm.= 21: 614. Ag. ‘05. 930w.

  * “Clever and amusing as the stories are, the book is not altogether
  happy.”

     + — =Critic.= 47: 453. N. ‘05. 260w.

  “Funmaking of the most fantastic kind characterizes the six short
  stories.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 332. My. 20, ‘05, 610w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 392. Je. 17, ‘05. 190w.

  “Mr. Chesterton is undeniably clever. These stories are whimsical and
  ingenious rather than humorous. The stories are uneven in merit.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1058. Ap. 29, ‘05. 80w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 796. My. 20, ‘05. 80w.

  “Utter and unredeemed extravaganza.”

     + — =R. of Rs.= 31: 758. Je. ‘05. 90w.

  “With the exception of the first episode the execution is hardly up to
  the level of the conception. The book, in fine, gives one the
  impression rather of a series of brilliant improvisations than of a
  finished work of art.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 597. Ap. 22, ‘05. 1000w.


=Chesterton, Gilbert Keith.= Heretics. *$1.50. Lane.

  Mr. Chesterton “has described nearly every strong man of our day,” and
  in these essays “he is calling out from the housetops to happier
  uncontemplative men, to come out and be sad, like himself, in thinking
  of supreme happiness.... He praises an abstract Chestertonian man of
  whom he is hopelessly and continually in pursuit. That everything he
  recommends is right, we indeed believe; but he cries in the
  wilderness, and with no human voice, no trace of suffering or
  experience at all, but only an anchorite’s imagining.” (Acad.)

     + — =Acad.= 68: 655. Je. 24, ‘05. 930w.

  * “‘Heretics’ goes farther than any of its forerunners toward
  convincing us that the humorist really has something worth saying and
  worth understanding. The trouble with his method is that while it is
  infallible for getting the attention, it is not well calculated to
  keep it.” H. W. Boynton.

     + — =Atlan.= 96: 848. D. ‘05. 500w.

  “With all his daring, he succeeds in keeping to windward of sheer
  silliness and mere sensationalism.” H. W. Boynton.

       + =Bookm.= 22: 165. O. ‘05. 1580w.

  * “Between the covers of ‘Heretics’ there is not a little excellent
  critical doctrine. Yet the writer ought to trust his readers to
  understand him without preliminary shouts to attract their attention.”
  Edward Fuller.

       + =Critic.= 47: 565. D. ‘05. 640w.

  “One page amuses by its originality of conception and expression, the
  next provokes by its insecurity of argument, the third charms by its
  suggestiveness. It is a book to be relished, not as a whole, but in
  snatches. With all its half-playful cynicism, it seems to be in the
  main sincere.” Edith J. R. Isaacs.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 204. O. 1, ‘05. 1560w.

  “The general comment on Mr. Chesterton is that he is extremely
  ingenious, but so inordinately whimsical that it would be absurd to
  take him seriously. The true account of him is that he is not
  ingenious at all, but exceptionally straight forward and
  matter-of-fact.” Herbert W. Horwill.

       + =Forum.= 37: 255. O. ‘05. 1660w.

  “Mr. Chesterton is quite as trenchant and exuberant as he was, and we
  are, after all, not much older than we were; yet we join in the fun
  with perceptibly less eagerness now. The truth is that Mr. Chesterton
  has done in this book what he always did ostensibly, and always
  avoided really; he has given himself away.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 183. Je. 9, ‘05. 1140w.

  * “His ideas are sounder than many a casual reader will be willing to
  admit. They are sound in spite of Mr. Chesterton’s perversity.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 728. D. 2, ‘05. 490w.

  “For in the things that really matter Mr. Chesterton is on the side of
  the angels. He is orthodox. He handles his heretics sometimes like
  Bishop Bonner, with firmness and jocosity; sometimes like Socrates,
  turning their pet phrases inside out, and showing their hollowness;
  but all are handled paradoxically.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 224. Ag. 12, ‘05. 1150w.


=Cheyne, Thomas Kelly.= Bible problems and the new material for their
solution. *$1.50. Putnam.

  A lecture which “is in part a presentation of the new facts which
  require better attention, and in part a plea for bolder Biblical
  criticism, as justified by these facts, and as necessary to the now
  imperative work of theological restatement.” (Outlook). Among the
  strongly insisted upon “new facts” are the study of the New Testament
  in the light of mythology, and due regard for Winckler’s discovery in
  Assyrian inscriptions of North Arabian names that suggest numerous
  corrections in our present text of the Old Testament. On the other
  hand, Professor Cheyne states that his views “tend to increased
  conservatism in the rendering of the text of the Jewish Old
  Testament.”

  Reviewed by A. Jeremias.

   + + — =Hibbert= J. 4: 217. O. ‘05. 1550w.

         =Ind.= 58: 1131. My. 18, ‘05. 50w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 398. F. 11, ‘05. 250w. (Statement of Cheyne’s
         position.)

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 384. Mr. ‘05. 40w.


=Cheyney, Edward Potts.= Short history of England. *$1.40. Ginn.

  In making clear the fundamental facts of English history, Professor
  Cheyney emphasizes full descriptions of early institutions and
  conditions, the study of really great movements and influential men,
  and the necessity of adhering to the thread of one’s country’s
  history. Each chapter is followed by a list of works and portions of
  works suggested for general reading.

  “It has many good points, one of which is that Professor Cheyney has
  very definite ideas of what a school-book should include.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 47. Ja. 14. ‘05. 240w.

  “The book is well planned throughout. From printers’ and other errors
  the work is remarkably free.” Norman MacLaren Trenholme.

   + + + =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 851. Jl. ‘05. 650w.

  “Apparently this one is better in the earlier than in the later
  portions. The book ... must be regarded as a compendium, rather than
  as an original inquiry, and, as such, it will be found useful.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 333. Ap. 27, ‘05. 410w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31:510. Ap. ‘05. 80w.

  Reviewed by W. H. Cushing.

     + + =School R.= 13: 356. Ap. ‘05. 110w.


Child and religion. See =Stephens, Thomas.= ed.


=Christian, Eugene, and Christian, Mrs. Eugene.= Uncooked foods and how
to use them. $1. Health culture.

  The authors contend that “the application of heat in the cooking of
  food destroys some of the important food elements that were vital and
  organic by rendering them inorganic, including those that are needed
  in the building up of the system and the maintenance of bodily and
  mental health.” Recipes for the preparation of uncooked food,
  healthful combinations and menus for the benefit of those who wish to
  try the experiment, follow the arguments.

         =Arena.= 33: 565. My. ‘05. 290w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 479. Jl. 22, ‘05. 200w.


* Christmas carols, ancient and modern, ed. by Joshua Sylvestre. $1.
Wessels.

  Illustrated from photographs of well known paintings, and with
  marginal decorations of conventionalized Christmas greens, this
  collection of carols, many of which are reprinted from old
  broad-sides, begins with In excelsis gloria, and includes Welcome
  yule, sung in the time of Henry VI; several Elizabethan carols;
  Herrick’s Ode on the birth of our Saviour; The three kings, in the
  version of Henry VII’s time; Joy to the world, a popular favorite in
  Devon and Cornwall; and many popular carols whose time and authorship
  are unknown. The explanatory note given at the head of each carol,
  telling all that is known of its history adds much to the interest of
  the collection as its value is historical rather than poetical.

 *       =Ind.= 59: 1379. D. 14, ‘05. 60w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 892. D. 16, ‘05. 120w.


=Christy, Robert=, comp. Proverbs, maxims, and phrases of all ages;
classified subjectively and arranged alphabetically. **$3.50. Putnam.

  In this new edition, the first since 1887, the two original volumes
  have been compressed into one, the work is apparently otherwise
  unchanged.

         =Nation.= 81: 240. S. 21, ‘05. 90w.

  “The collection needs careful revision, and is worth it even as it
  stands; it contains the material for a good treasury of proverbial
  sayings.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 726. O. 28, ‘05. 350w.


Church of Christ. See =Phillips, Thomas W.=


Cincinnati southern railway (The): a history; edited by Charles G. Hall.

  A novel municipal experiment is recorded in the history of the origin,
  construction and financial organization of this railroad. As early as
  1836 the need of a railway between Cincinnati and the South was felt
  so strongly that at a mass meeting held in Cincinnati one million
  dollars was subscribed for the enterprise. Before anything definite
  could be accomplished, the Civil war came and checked all such
  projects. After many delays, authority was secured from the
  legislature of Ohio as well as from those of Kentucky and Tennessee,
  and in 1873 the actual work of construction began, necessary funds
  being lent by the trustees from their own pockets. In July, 1877, the
  first division of the road was opened for business. Millions of
  dollars were raised by the sale of bonds, and the road is at present
  in the possession of the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific
  railway co. as lessee, while the Cincinnati Southern holds the legal
  title for the city of Cincinnati. The lease expires in 1906.

         =Dial.= 38: 130. F. 16, ‘05. 330w.


=Cipperly, John Albert.= Labor laws and decisions of the state of New
York. pa. *$1. Banks & co.

  This compilation includes statutes as well as cases. “Besides its
  value for purposes of reference, it shows almost at a glance what has
  been done in this state for ‘Labor,’ and how far we have advanced (or
  fallen away) from a state of society in which the laborer shifts for
  himself. On paper our laws are very paternal.” (Nation.)

  “A useful compilation.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 312. Ap. 20, ‘05. 310w.


=Clark, Charles Heber (Max Adeler, pseud.).= Quakeress. †$1.50. Winston.

  A pathetic story of a Quaker maid, living the quiet life of the
  Friends and all but betrothed to a serious minded young neighbor. A
  dashing southerner and his frivolous sister come into the peaceful
  community, the sister to prove to the stern young Quaker that he has
  his frailties, and her brother to win the heart of the little Quaker
  maid. There is a description of a visit to their southern plantation,
  and then comes the war—and heart break and disaster. An Anglican
  minister and his devoted wife add humor to the story.

  “Taken as a whole, the book is weak and commonplace. Max Adeler should
  by all means go back to his old humorous methods.”

       — =Acad.= 68: 880. Ag. 26, ‘05. 410w.

  “The character drawing is excellent. There are some highly dramatic
  passages and the story is replete with incidents and adventures.
  Perhaps its greatest value lies in its worth as a careful, interesting
  and faithful psychological study.”

   + + + =Arena.= 34: 108. Jl. ‘05. 460w.

 *     + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 681. N. 18. 200w.

       + =Dial.= 38: 393. Je. 1, ‘05. 150w.

  “One of the best novels of the season. This book is remarkable because
  it is not viciously witty, altho it comes from the pen of a
  professional wit.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1420. Je. 22, ‘05. 600w.

  “About the book as a whole there is a kind of sweet, old-fashioned
  fragrance which inclines one, no doubt for sentimental reasons, to
  look back on it kindly.”

     — + =Lond. Times.= 4: 279. S. 1, ‘05. 300w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 275. Ap. 29, ‘05. 420w.

  “The usual intermingling of joy and sorrow, love and life, appears in
  the quiet story, simply told.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1061. Ap. 29, ‘05. 60w.

  “It cannot be said that the story as a whole is evenly strong, or that
  it realizes all the climaxes that its plot affords. It is never
  dramatic, and it is often amateurish.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 243. Jl. ‘05. 180w.

       + =Sat. R.= 100: 442. S. 30, ‘05. 110w.

  “The book leaves a tranquilly sad impression on the reader’s mind, the
  workmanship is highly finished and the plot is well thought out.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 532. O. 7, ‘05. 340w.


=Clarke, James Langston.= Eternal Saviour-judge. *$3. Dutton.

  “The familiar principle that the proper design of punishment is
  reformatory, not vindictive, is here applied in a new line of argument
  to the problem of retribution. Mr. Clarke works out a Biblical
  doctrine that aims to avoid the objections made severally to the
  theories of endless retribution, annihilation, and universalism.
  Substantially, it is a purgatorial scheme. In this the Biblical
  antithesis to ‘salvation’ is not ‘damnation’ but ‘judgment,’
  corrective as well as punitive.”—Outlook.

         =Outlook.= 79: 652. Mr. 11, ‘05. 160w.

  “This thesis is stated with much ability.”

       + =Spec.= 94: 368. Mr. 11, ‘05. 290w.


* =Clarke, William Newton.= Use of the Scriptures in theology; the
Nathaniel William Taylor lectures delivered at Yale university in 1905.
**$1. Scribner.

  The fundamental premise of this volume is “that a rationally sound
  theology depends on the soundness of the method of using the Bible as
  a source of theology. Dr. Clarke shows that the traditional method is
  unsound, and what mischief has been done by it. He then discusses the
  problem created by the search for a sound method, what this method is,
  and what its results, both negative and positive.”—Outlook.

  * “Dr. Clarke has written a book which every minister should buy or
  beg or borrow.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1229. N. 23, ‘05. 620w.

  * “Though this is a small book, it may be reckoned equal to the best
  productions of its author.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 336. O. 7, ‘05. 240w.


* =Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (Mark Twain, pseud.).= Editorial wild oats.
†$1. Harper.

  This volume contains half a dozen short stories all of which bear upon
  the general subject of youthful journalistic experiences, which
  Clemens has been pleased to call, Editorial wild oats. The sketches
  are entitled: My first literary venture; Journalism in Tennessee;
  Nicodemus Dodge—printer; Mr. Bloke’s item; How I edited an
  agricultural paper; and The killing of Julius Caesar “localized.”

  * “Mark Twain’s fund of humor seems inexhaustible, so here again it
  remains at its old-time high level.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 575. D. ‘05. 60w.

  * “Extravagant tales of newspaper life.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 524. O. 28, ‘05. 15w.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 637. N. 11, ‘05. 140w.


=Clement, Clara Erskine.= Women in the fine arts. **$2.50. Houghton.

  “A compendium of miscellaneous information about all the women artists
  that the author could discover between the seventh century B.C. and
  the twentieth, A.D. Among the thousand names included, the late
  nineteenth century is the most fully represented. As the greater part
  of the material about contemporary painters was furnished by
  themselves, we may assume that it is correct.... Being alphabetically
  arranged, the book is a convenient manual from which to extract
  information about artists who have not yet got into the encyclopedias.
  A number of full-page illustrations add interest to the text, and a
  fifty-page introduction gives a general idea of what women have
  accomplished in art.”—Dial.

         =Dial.= 38: 22. Ja. 1, ‘05. 160w.

     + — =Spec.= 95: 262. Ag. 19, ‘05. 30w.


=Clement, Ernest Wilson.= Christianity in modern Japan. **$1. Am. Bapt.

  “Professor Clement ... here attempts a survey of the moral forces
  which are now in full energy in Japan.” (Nation.) The book gives a
  “bird’s-eye view of the work of Christianity in Japan. It is not
  intended to cover the work in great detail; it is rather planned to be
  a general outline with reference to books, pamphlets, and magazines,
  where more complete information can be obtained on each special
  topic.” (Pub. Opin.)

  “With index, tables and other equipment for a book to be studied, this
  has also a decided literary charm.” William Elliot Griffis.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 265. S. ‘05. 200w.

  * “Orderly arrangement, historical development, engagingly shown,
  philosophical insight, and a brisk luminous style make this a model
  handbook, pleasing and valuable.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1478. D. 21, ‘05. 80w.

 *   + + =Lit. D.= 31: 626. O. 28, ‘05. 270w.

  “In literary proportion and breadth of view and in keenness of
  insight, this book is a model. It is all the more likely to be
  permanent in its influence because of its cool, judicial temper.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 63. Jl. 20, ‘05. 1090w.

  “The book is intended for mission-study classes, and is interesting.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 591. Jl. 1, ‘05. 180w.

  “Mr. Clement’s book is a comprehensive discussion of the development
  of Christianity in Japan.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 160. Jl. 29, ‘05. 80w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 253. Ag. ‘05. 120w.


=Clement, Ernest Wilson.= Handbook of modern Japan. **$1.40. McClurg.

  The introduction states: “The book endeavors to portray Japan in all
  its features as a modern world power: It cannot be expected to cover
  in great detail all the ground outlined, because it is not intended to
  be an exhaustive encyclopedia of ‘things Japanese.’ It is expected to
  satisfy the specialist, not by furnishing all materials, but referring
  for particulars to works where abundant materials may be found. It is
  expected to satisfy the average reader, by giving a kind of bird’s-eye
  view of modern Japan. It is planned to be a compendium of condensed
  information, with careful references to the best sources of more
  complete knowledge.”

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 945. N. 30, ‘05. 80w.


=Clement, Ernest W.= Japanese floral calendar. 50c. Open ct.

  A prettily illustrated book showing the flowers popular each month of
  the Japanese year. Descriptive bits, snatches of folk-lore, and poems
  with a chapter on Japanese gardens make the whole a charming book. The
  flowers for the months, beginning with January and ending with
  December, are the pine, plum, peach, cherry, wistaria, iris,
  morning-glory, lotus, “seven grasses,” maple, chrysanthemum, and
  camellia.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 11. Ja. 7, ‘05. 360w.


=Clements, Frederick E.= Research methods in ecology. $3. Univ. pub.,
Neb.

  “This work ... is intended ... as a handbook for investigators and for
  advanced students of ecology, and not as a text book on the
  subject.... The book is presented in four chapters ... the first of
  which deals with the scope, historical development, present status and
  important applications of ecology.... The second chapter is concerned
  with the habitat and methods of its investigation.... The third
  chapter has to do with the plant, the stimuli which it receives, the
  nature of its response, its adjustment and adaptation especially to
  water and light as stimuli.... The fourth chapter ... has for its
  general subject the formation or vegetation unit consisting
  essentially of plants in a habitat.”—Science.

  “Altogether, Clements’s ‘Research methods in ecology’ is a notable
  contribution to the literature of ecology.” Conway MacMillan.

   + + + =Science=, n.s. 22: 45. Jl. 14, ‘05. 670w.


=Cleveland, Frederick Albert.= Bank and the treasury. *$1.80. Longmans.

  “Timely and valuable is this critique of the American currency and
  banking system.... Holding that the time has come when changes in the
  National bank act are imperative, in the direction both of securing
  more effective governmental control and of insuring greater currency
  ‘elasticity,’ Dr. Cleveland contends that whatever financial reforms
  be undertaken, they should be in the way of adapting, not
  revolutionizing, the existing system.”—Outlook.

  “There is no disputing the fact that it is a contribution, and indeed
  a very worthy one, even if it does not contain the final word on the
  subject. As to the ground covered, however, those who are interested
  in such problems cannot do better than to consult this volume; indeed,
  they cannot afford not to do it.” J. E. Conner.

   + + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 603. S. ‘05. 430w.

  “The instructed reader will find not a few things in the book that
  will arouse his wonder.”

     — + =Nation.= 81: 61. Jl. 20, ‘05. 800w.

  “The work of an acute observer and careful reasoner, of one who has
  gone deeply and intelligently into every phase of his subject.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 80: 190. My. 20, ‘05. 520w.

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 509. O. ‘05. 80w.


=Cleveland, (Stephen) Grover.= Presidential problems. **$1.80. Century.

  If in times of weighty new matters, there are any who have a moment
  for a backward glance, they would do well to review with Mr. Cleveland
  some of the problems of his administration which “illustrate the
  design, the tradition, and the power of our government.” The chapters
  are four: “Independence of the executive,” “The government in the
  Chicago strike of 1894,” “The bond issue,” and “The Venezuelan
  boundary controversy.”

  Reviewed by Winthrop More Daniels.

   + + + =Atlan.= 95: 552. Ap. ‘05. 800w.


=Clifford, Chandler Robbins.= Philosophy of color. 50c. Clifford &
Lawton.

  The treatise is an attempt to analyse and understand the law which
  governs the use of colors, so that we may know how to produce harmony
  and not strike a jarring note. The author makes practical suggestions
  for the use of colors in house furnishings. There are many
  illustrations.

  “The author of this interesting little treatise has brought the
  subject within the understanding of any one.”

     + + =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 17. Mr. ‘05. 310w.


=Clifford, Ethel.= Love’s journey. **$1.50. Lane.

  “The rustle and patter of leaves, the trilling of birds, the whisper
  of rain make April music in Miss Clifford’s poetry; for all that these
  sounds have been caught and tamed in rhyme and measure, it is still
  the natural elementary melodies of the earth, not the artificial music
  of man, that her songs suggest. Lyric succeeds lyric and mood follows
  mood like sun and shade in the forest on a day in spring.”—Lond.
  Times.

  “But it is difficult to quote enough to convey the faint charm of
  these poems, a charm which is diffused rather than distilled. As a
  maker of haunting refrains Miss Clifford is often felicitous.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 107. Jl. 22, ‘05. 510w.

  “The charm of Miss Clifford’s poetry lies in the woodland simplicity.
  She is at her best when she pays no heed to the works of man.”

       + =Lond. Times.= 4: 168. My. 26, ‘05. 350w.

         =Nation.= 81: 303. O. 12, ‘05. 190w.

  “Miss Clifford’s new volume is less interesting than her first. The
  dramatic poems are the best; few of the other pieces are more than
  merely pretty and tuneful.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 50. Ag. 8, ‘05. 260w.


=Clouston, J. Storer.= Lunatic at large. $1. Buckles. also pub. by
Brentano’s.

  A young doctor without a practice receives a tempting offer of £500
  and expenses to travel with a wealthy youth mentally unbalanced.
  Fearing to trust himself to the caprice of a lunatic, a friend of his
  represents the patient, while the “sane lunatic” is drugged and left
  in a private asylum. The amazing doings of this clever and worldly
  wise young man constitute the book. His methods of escape, his
  escapades in London, his periodical change of name, scene, and history
  are skilfully and amusingly handled.

       + =Ind.= 59: 44. Jl. 6, ‘05. 70w.

  “Is not at all probable, and not very edifying, but it is certainly
  well written and entertaining.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 148. Ag. 17, ‘05. 310w.


=Clute, Willard Nelson.= Fern allies. **$2. Stokes.

  A well-illustrated manual of the families of non-flowering plants,
  other than the ferns, found in North America north of Mexico.

  “The book is a valuable addition to our literature of less-known
  American plants.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 278. N. 1, ‘05. 380w.

  “There can hardly be a more convenient guide for the beginner who,
  having busied himself somewhat with ferns, wishes to glance at their
  relatives. The text is interesting and the drawings are clear.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 382. N. 9, ‘05. 100w.

       + =Outlook.= 81: 525. O. 28, ‘05. 20w.


=Coates, Florence Earle.= Mine and thine (poems). **$1.25. Houghton.

  A volume of eighty sonnets and poems including personal tributes to
  Mr. Stedman, Mr. Yeats, Madame Bernhardt, and Helen Keller, Beethoven,
  Picquart, Whistler, E. N. Westcott, Stevenson, Millet, and Joan of
  Arc, and verses to England, Paris, and Buffalo, and to the “War for
  the liberation of Cuba.”

  “Their chief merit is not spontaneity but thoughtfulness.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 288. Mr. ‘05. 30w.

  “Of the excellence of Mrs. Coates’s sentiments there can be no doubt;
  her nature is warmly responsive to whatever is worthy in life and
  beautiful in art. But her expression does not often exhibit
  spontaneity or achieve distinction.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 200. Mr. 16, ‘05. 250w.

  “Miss Coates’s verses may be described in a general way as topical.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 218. Jl. 27, ‘05. 190w.

  “The best of the poems ... are those which deal with persons. These
  are always sympathetic to the essential quality of the man.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 294. Ap. 13, ‘05. 160w.

  “The distinguishing marks of Mrs. Coates’ verse are simplicity and an
  unashamed gravity.”

       + =Reader.= 5: 619. Ap. ‘05. 340w.


=Cobb, Benjamin Franklin.= Business philosophy. **$1.20. Crowell.

  A clear, level-headed exposition of the problems facing every business
  man from the least to the greatest, and suggestions regarding how to
  meet and handle them. Such subjects are treated as choosing a
  profession, system, credit, collections, office management, relations
  to employes, advertising, use of trading stamps, etc.

       + =Outlook.= 81: 524. O. 28, ‘05. 10w.

  * “A little volume of practical suggestions, written from personal
  experiences.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 639. N. ‘05. 20w.


Cobden club. Burden of armaments; a plea for retrenchment. 90c. Wessels.

  In view of the steady increase in military and naval expenditure by
  the British government, the Cobden club has issued this volume which
  deals with the subject in the spirit of Cobden and carries his
  narrative and arguments down to the present date. Part 1, is a
  condensed restatement of Cobden’s arguments in “The three panics”
  (1863), part 2, Retrenchment, deals with the economic reaction between
  1863 and 1884, part 3, The growth of militarism, gives an account of
  the relapse into extravagance, part 4, is a plea for disarmament.

  “The book under consideration is much more than a mere recall to right
  feeling: it is no less than an appeal to common sense.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 18. Jl. 1, ‘05. 390w.

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 421. My. 25, ‘05. 1200w.


=Cochrane, Charles H.= Modern industrial progress. **$3 Lippincott.

  “The tremendous industrial progress of the past few decades is
  recorded in this volume in brief descriptions of many inventions and
  discoveries and new applications of old discoveries.” (Outlook).
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  destruction, great farms and farming machinery, the iron horse and the
  railways, foods, engineering enterprises, newspapers and periodicals,
  instruments of science, cotton, wool, and texture manufactures, etc.”
  (Bookm.) There are over four hundred illustrations.

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 496. My. 6, ‘05. 300w.

       + =Critic.= 46: 95. Ja. ‘05. 60w.

  “In a straightforward, practicable manner, makes clear the recent
  steps in the field of mechanics and invention.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 383. Ap. ‘05. 80w.

   + + + =Dial.= 38: 203. Mr. 16, ‘05. 230w.

  “Such books as this are especially useful in school and public
  libraries. Not as interestingly written as might be, but full of
  information.”

     + — =Ind.= 58: 270. F. 2, ‘05. 70w.

  “The work is therefore encyclopædic in scope, and, as it is the
  production of a single mind, is neither profound in treatment nor
  remarkable for accuracy. Carelessness in composition and revision
  makes many of the sentences, to say the least, ambiguous. As a
  scientific treatise, the book is worthless. As a popular survey of
  modern progress, were it more carefully written and more generously
  indexed, it would be useful.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 191. Mr. 9, ‘05. 240w.

  “Mr. Cochrane’s subject is large, and he has pretty well covered it.
  His book is as full of meat as an egg; and good meat it seems to be,
  too.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 147. Mr. 11, ‘05. 260w.

  “The volume is obviously intended for popular consumption, having no
  orderly or logical arrangement of subjects, and the treatment being
  absolutely untechnical.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 451. F. 18, ‘05. 70w.

  “A book full of attractive materials.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 512. Ap. ‘05. 80w.

  “A remarkable piece of work, encyclopaedic in its scope.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 619. Ap. 29, ‘05. 620w.


=Coe, George Albert.= Education in religion and morals. **$1.35. Revell.

  Professor Coe finds the essence of religious education “on the part of
  the teacher self-revelation and self impartation; on the part of the
  pupil, self-expression and self-realization.” In other words, all
  religious education is the “genuine mingling of a developed life in
  the interests and occupations of an undeveloped life.” (Bib. World).
  The best field for religious training is in the home, where the most
  free and natural relations exist. It is by revealing a sincere and
  self-sacrificing attitude toward life that a religious influence can
  be exerted.

  “It is in the breadth, courage and sanity of his survey of the social
  situation that the chief merit of his work is found.”

     + + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9:388. Ap. ‘05. 300w.

  “This is a great book—the greatest on its subject since Bushnell’s
  ‘Christian nurture’ in 1847. It takes religious education off its apex
  of formal dogmatic instruction, and sets it down on the broad, stable
  base of sharing the concrete experiences of life. It gives us a point
  of view; and in the light of that point of view goes forth to
  challenge all unreality and insincerity. This book should be in the
  hands of every Christian.” William DeWitt Hyde.

   + + + =Bib. World.= 25: 154. F. ‘05. 1300w. (Statement of its
         teachings.)

  “The treatment of the problem in hand is thoroughly in accord with
  good psychological and pedagogical practice. The whole work, a worthy
  complement to Professor Coe’s previous publication on ‘The religion of
  a mature mind,’ is vitalizing and illuminating in its character and
  effect.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 1011. Ap. 22, ‘05. 910w.


=Cohen, Alfred J.= (Alan Dale, pseud.). Wanted, a cook. (†)$1.50. Bobbs.

  A humorous account of the trials and tribulations of a newly married
  couple. “Two babes in the woods in this wilderness of flats make a
  pathetic attempt to have a real home, which comes to grief through a
  succession of disasters in the shape of incompetent or dishonest or
  impossible cooks. The mistress of the tiny ‘flat’ knows many things,
  but not how to cook; her experiences are enough to have turned her
  pretty hair gray, and one wonders if there is for her and women like
  her any other solution than the ‘apartment hotel,’ which is the only
  one the book offers.” (Ind.)

         =Acad.= 68: 366. Ap. 1, ‘05. 510w.

  “Seldom has it been our pleasure to read a more delightful satire on
  one phase of our present-day urban life. Has treated the servant-girl
  question in an inimitable manner. Though exaggerated at times as is
  the wont of the humorist, it is from first to last broadly true, and
  on the whole the story will prove as excellent a cure for the blues as
  the first reading of Mark Twain’s ‘Innocents Abroad.’”

     + + =Arena.= 33: 222. F. ‘05. 140w.

  “There is a fund of humour and entertainment in ‘Wanted a cook’ which
  makes it delightful reading.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 493. Ap. 15. 200w.

  “An airy variation of a very well-worn theme.”

       — =Critic.= 46 :480. My. ‘05. 50w.

  “Perhaps the most feeling, altho somewhat farcical, presentment of the
  vexed problem is the latest by Alan Dale.”

       + =Ind.= 58:210. Ja. 26, ‘05. 210w.


=Cohen, Isabel E.= Legends and tales in prose and verse. 75c. Jewish
pub.

  A compilation of prose and verse on Jewish subjects, most of which
  concern Bible characters.

  “Pleasant and instructive reading for the young.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 277. Ap. 16, ‘05. 60w.


=Colby, Frank Moore.= Imaginary obligations. *$1.20. Dodd.

  A volume of dogmatic essays. “Some of his best chapters have to do
  with ‘The business of writing,’ and ‘Literary compulsion.’ ‘The
  literary temperament’ is treated in a way that makes the reader squirm
  in his chair. ‘The temptation of authors’ contains a warning to
  successful and prolific writers. ‘The danger of spreading oneself thin
  is that the time surely comes when it is done unconsciously. A man
  thinks it his thought flowing on like that, when it is only his ink.’
  The fitness of Mr. Colby’s title, ‘Imaginary obligations,’ is somewhat
  imaginary.... But a book must have a title, and for a collection of
  loosely related essays one will serve about as well as another.”
  (Dial).

  “The range of topics is wide, the comments are pointed, and the style
  is, on the whole, decidedly racy. No reader can fail to enjoy the wit
  and the satire even when they are directed against some pet hobby of
  his. The fun is harmless and it may be found to be accompanied by
  wisdom.”

       + =Boston Evening Transcript.= :7. F. 10, ‘05. 250w.

  “Mr. Colby possesses a good measure of shrewd sense, a wholesome
  hatred of humbug and a keen eye to detect it, a practised pen, and a
  knack of terse, incisive, and often striking expression. But with
  these qualities go their defects: aiming to be brilliant and
  sententious, he occasionally exaggerates and makes phrases.”

     + — =Dial.= 38: 20. Ja. 1, ‘05. 430w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 126. Jl. ‘05. 60w.


=Cole, Samuel Valentine.= Life that counts. **75c. Crowell.

  This book grew out of a series of addresses given before young people.
  It deals with some aspects of service but chiefly with certain
  qualifications of the useful life; viz. sympathy, courage,
  perseverance and aspiration. These are symbolized by four faces, the
  face of a man, a lion, an ox, an eagle, the emblem of the four
  evangelists.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 733. D. 2, ‘05. 70w.


=Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.= Select poems; ed. by Andrew George. 60c.
Heath.

  This volume of the Belles-lettres series contains select poems of
  Coleridge arranged in chronological order, with introduction and notes
  by the editor.

         =N.Y. Times.= 10: 104. Ap. 1, ‘05. 180w.


=Collier’s self-indexing annual for 1905=: a contemporaneous
encyclopedia and pictorial history of men and events of the past year as
recorded and described by the world’s foremost specialists in every
department of human progress. $5. Collier.

  Here the time saver finds in ready-to-use form the “political history
  of the world and of important current events in the fields of labor,
  industry, science, invention, the arts, sport, education, religion,
  and sociology.” “The material has been collated from ‘Collier’s
  Weekly,’ is preceded by a sketch review of the year 1904, which is to
  be highly praised as a model of condensed statement, and is arranged
  in alphabetical order, with many illustrations.” (Outlook).

       + =Outlook.= 79 :501. F. 25, ‘05. 100w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 768. Je. ‘05. 80w.


=Collins, F. Howard.= Author and printer: a guide for authors, editors,
printers, correctors of the press, compositors and typists. *$2.25.
Oxford.

  “The want of uniformity in spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and
  use of italic type causes continual trouble to all who are responsible
  for the editorial supervision of scientific literature in any form....
  Mr. Collins has prepared his book to help in this end.... The volume
  contains more than twenty thousand separate entries of words arranged
  alphabetically. Included among these are abbreviations, disputed
  spellings, foreign words and phrases, divisions of words, and various
  rules and explanations which should prove of service to authors and
  editors.”—Nature.

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 560. My. 6. 450w.

         =Critic.= 47: 383. O. ‘05. 70w.

  “In conclusion we can pronounce this compilation useful, if almost
  without rhyme or reason and certainly not highly authoritative.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 203. S. 7, ‘05. 1220w.

   + + + =Nature.= 72: 100. Je. 1, ‘05. 200w.


* =Collyer, Robert.= Augustus Conant, Illinois pioneer and preacher.
*60c. Am. Unitar.

  This second volume in “True American types” series contains the
  charmingly simple record of the plucky career of a typical New
  Englander who was born in Vermont in 1811, went west in the early days
  as an Illinois pioneer and later became a minister with the staunch
  support of his young wife. After triumphing over circumstances he met
  his death in the Civil war as chaplain in the Union army. The author’s
  account is supplemented by quotations from the quaintly brief entries
  in his various journals, and the whole forms a significant story of
  the life of man who wrested happiness and success from a barren
  environment.


=Colton, Arthur Willis.= Belted seas. (†)$1.50. Holt.

  Captain Buckingham enlivens a winter afternoon by recounting his
  adventures in South America and elsewhere. Leaving the town of
  Greenough and the girl he had “agreed” to marry, he traversed the
  belted seas for thirty years, drifting back at last to his old harbor
  to gaze on the tombstone of his sweetheart, and assist in her
  daughter’s elopement. His story includes humorous yarns of hotel
  keeping in a ship carried inland by a tidal wave, of a hidden treasure
  over which a squatter had calmly built his cabin, and of a whale which
  put forth to sea with a hen roosting on a harpoon embedded in its
  side.

  “His work is never commonplace, but never before has he been so
  light-hearted, so effervescent of spirit as here.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 382. O. ‘05. 160w.

  “Some of his turns of thought are provocative of the heartiest
  laughter, and he never permits his auditors an instant of boredom.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 394. Je. 1, ‘05. 150w.

  “The dry, whimsical old captain spins a yarn worth hearing.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 1250. Je. 1, ‘05. 230w.

  “It is a toy, very ingenious and puzzling, we must admit, but not a
  genuine specimen of literary handicraft.”

       + =Lit. D.= 31: 318. S. 2, ‘05. 340w.

  “Captain Tom’s description of his eccentric mates is occasionally
  exaggerated to the point of caricature, and his style is inconsistent,
  wavering between the style of the plain mariner and that of a clever,
  versatile, even brilliant writer.”

     + — =Nation.= 80 :442. Je. 1, ‘05. 370w.

  “A certain knack of conversation and characterization, a certain
  largeness of view where the differing morals and madnesses of men are
  concerned, which gives them not only interest, but a sort of oneness.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 222. Ap. 8, ‘05. 450w.

  “Its humor is both spontaneous and demure, and its comedy pointed and
  subtle.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 394. Je. 17, ‘05. 150w.

  “This is of the grotesque, distorted type of humorous story. His
  observations on human nature are often shrewd and amusing.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 959. Ap. 15, ‘05. 110w.

  “Mr. Colton’s sailor men are flesh and blood, though their adventures
  are the wildest flights of fancy.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 633. Ap. 22, ‘05. 150w.

       + =Reader.= 6: 241. Jl. ‘05. 150w.


=Colton, Olive A.= Rambles abroad. $2. Franklin ptg. and engr. co.

  The author “recounts at the outset her visit to Naples and Rome,
  interspersing her narrative of travel with historical discussion....
  From Rome she takes us to Vienna, Budapest, Munich, Wartburg and
  Weimar, thence to Paris. A visit to England and Windsor castle
  concludes the trip. The pictures are excellent throughout.”—Boston
  Evening Transcript.

  “Miss Colton has nothing new to tell, in this narrative of a brief
  European trip; but she tells her story simply and well.”

       + =Boston Evening Transcript.= F. 8, ‘05. 130w.


=Colyar, Arthur St. Clair.= Life and times of Andrew Jackson;
soldier—statesman—president. 2v. $6. Marshall & B.

  Mr. Colyar is a lawyer and an enthusiastic admirer of Jackson. His
  object in writing these books is to give a sympathetic account of the
  great Tennesseean, and he has produced a democratic biography which is
  at times historically biased.

  Reviewed by J. S. Bassett.

     + — =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 667. Ap. ‘05. 530w.


=Coman, Katharine.= Industrial history of the United States for high
schools and colleges. *$1.25. Macmillan.

  In this volume Prof. Coman aims “to bring the essential elements of
  the economic history of this country within the grasp of the average
  reader, and she has also adapted it for high school and college
  students.... There are many illustrations in half-tone in the book, as
  well as a number of maps and diagrams, and, besides the authorities
  given in the margin, the book is supplied with a list of books and
  their authors for the general reader.” (N. Y. Times.)

  * “It supplements in a highly interesting way the ordinary narrative
  text-book, and will prove a valuable adjunct in the teaching of the
  subject.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 390. D. 1, ‘05. 40w.

  * “A carefully executed work, packed with information.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1158. N. 16, ‘05. 20w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 641. S. 30, ‘05. 280w.

  * “The book is exceptionally accurate in detail.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 775. N. 18, ‘05. 160w.

  “While the author has not always satisfactorily exhibited the economic
  forces underlying the great movements and events in the history of the
  United States, she has, on the whole, performed a difficult task well.
  It is by no means easy to marshal the facts in an interesting way and
  at the same time bring out their significance; but this the author has
  succeeded in doing to a praiseworthy degree.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 629. N. 11, ‘05. 180w.

  * “The book as a whole is a model of clear statement and systematized
  information.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 637. N. ‘05. 90w.


=Commons, John Rogers=, ed. See =Trade= unionism and labor problems.


Companion to Greek studies; ed. by Leonard Whibley. *$6. Macmillan.

  “‘The companion to Greek studies’ differs in scope from other books of
  the same class; for, besides a survey of Greek life, thought, and art
  in their different branches, it includes a chapter on the physical
  conditions of Greece, another containing chronological tables of
  politics, literature, and art, and a chapter on certain branches of
  criticism and interpretation. While each article has been intrusted to
  a writer who has made a special study of the subject, it has been the
  aim of the work to give the substance of our knowledge in a concise
  form.... It is hoped that the full table of contents and the indexes
  of proper names and Greek words will increase the value of the book
  for purposes of reference. Bibliographies have generally been appended
  to each article to help those who seek further information. Plans,
  views, and reproductions of ancient works of art have been carefully
  chosen and inserted in those articles in which illustration seems most
  necessary.” Preface.

  “The lack of references is a serious drawback. As a companion to the
  reading of Greek authors, a handbook for reference about Greek things,
  the book is convenient, well arranged and, in all essentials,
  trustworthy.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68 :102. F. 4. ‘05. 1270w.

  “It is not a book, but a compressed encyclopedia, a vast collection of
  facts crammed into the smallest possible compass. Almost the whole
  book is interesting, in spite of its compression.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 616. My. 20. 1010w.

  “Few volumes have a stronger claim to their places in the library of
  the classical scholar.”

   + + + =Nation.= 81: 120. Ag. 10, ‘05. 650w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 114. F. 25, ‘05. 340w.

  “What Dr. Smith’s ‘Dictionary of antiquities’ was for students half a
  century ago this is for those of to-day. In concise form it exhibits
  the larger and more accurate knowledge gained by recent research, and
  also treats of subjects not heretofore presented in works of this
  kind. As a book of reference it is all that could be desired. Its
  illustrations are both numerous and fine. In this work British
  scholars have again scored most creditably. In their index of scholars
  and modern writers Americans are scarcer than the facts require.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 79: 652. Mr. 11, ‘05. 250w.

  “If the object of the compilers was to give the maximum of information
  in the minimum of space, they have certainly succeeded in the
  attempt.”

   + + + =Sat. R.= 100: 152. Jl. 29, ‘05. 1400w.

  “Of its value there can be no question.”

   + + — =Spec.= 94: 919. Je. 24, ‘05. 940w.


Compatriots’ club lectures. Compatriots’ club lectures: first series.
*$2.75. Macmillan.

  The Compatriots’ club, a non-partizan body, was constituted in March,
  1904, with the object of advancing the ideal of a united British
  empire. The present volume contains eight lectures. The principles of
  constructive economics as applied to the maintenance of empire, by J.
  L. Garvin; Tariff reform and national defense, by H. W. Wilson;
  Imperial preference and the cost of food, by Sir Vincent Caillard; The
  evolution of the empire, by Hon. St. John A. Cockburn, K. C. M. C.;
  The proper distribution of the population of the empire, by H. A.
  Gwynne; Political economy and the tariff problem, by Prof. W. J.
  Ashley; Colonial preference in the past, by John W. Hills, and Tariff
  reform and political morality, by the Rev. Dr. William Cunningham.

  “No better text-book could be accepted both by friends and opponents
  as a starting place for discussion.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 46. Jl. 8. 450w.

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 191. Je. 16, ‘05. 1170w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 347. My. 27, ‘05. 270w.

  “These lectures we believe will have a wide-reaching educative effect
  in preparing opinion for the part which the state will take in the
  future in many matters from which the individualist theory has
  excluded it.”

       + =Sat. R.= 99: 742. Je. 3, ‘05. 1450w.

  “It is the work of a group of well-known men, who obviously believe
  what they write, and who in many respects have advanced beyond the
  crude fallacies and cheap-Jack promises which have disfigured Mr.
  Chamberlain’s presentment of his own case. It is worth while to see
  why such men are protectionists, and where the flaw in their reasoning
  lies.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 192. Ag. 5, ‘05. 2700w.


=Condit, Edgar Mantelbert.= Two years in three continents: experiences,
impressions and observation of two Americans abroad. **$2. Revell.

  The author and his wife, starting from Ireland, visited all the
  capitals of Europe, and then Russia and the Orient. The account of
  their journey is both humorous and interesting, and they give many
  valuable and homely details not found in the ordinary book of travels.

  “The book is replete with humor, and is all the better because it is
  so thoroughly American in quality. Mr. Condit’s descriptive powers are
  excellent. In this the good spirits of the writer always predominates
  and it is easy reading.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 128. F. 25, ‘05. 190w.


=Condivi, Ascanio.= Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, tr. by Herbert P.
Horne. *$7.50. Updike.

  “Condivi wrote a great biography, tho no longer than a Plutarch. It
  puts Michael Angelo before us a genius yet a man. It is rich in choice
  anecdote, it describes the rivalries and reverses, the successes and
  triumphs incident to one of power and resource and ambition, and over
  all its style and treatment give the time as Castiglione describes it.
  The work itself and Addington Symond’s praise should have before this
  prompted a popular English edition. Mr. Horne’s translation is close
  and con amore, but the book is published in a very limited
  edition.”—Ind.

  “Altogether, the volume is one in which the bibliophile no less than
  the art student will rejoice.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 51. Ja. 16, ‘05. 290w.

  “The format is less notable than the biography of the translation. Mr.
  Horne designed the type which is here first used. It is chaste and
  clearly cut, yet the page is not clear.”

     + — =Ind.= 58: 569. Mr. 9, ‘05. 490w.

  “Condivi’s narrative is always delightful, it is so unaffected and
  sincere. The present translation is pleasant to read, having plenty of
  character.”

       + =Spec.= 94: 114. Ja. 28, ‘05. 110w.


=Conley, John Wesley.= Bible in modern light: a course of lectures
before the Bible department of the Woman’s club, Omaha. **75c. Griffith
& R.

  In this series of lectures the author “treats the character and
  composition of the Bible, manuscripts, translations, light from the
  monuments; and deals with such problems as the relation of the Bible
  to science, art, ethics, woman, education, progress.” (Am. J. of
  Theol.)

  “A series of simple, clear and popular lectures.” Charles Richmond
  Henderson.

     + + =Am. J. Theol.= 9: 390. Ap. ‘05. 80w.

  “In a class where a competent leader could fill gaps and expand
  outlines, the book might serve as a suggestive textbook.” Henry M.
  Bowden.

   + + — =Bib. World.= 26: 157. Ag. ‘05. 280w.


* =Connolly, James Bennet.= Deep sea’s toll. †$1.50. Scribner.

  Eight stories of the Gloucester fishermen entitled: The sail-carriers;
  The wicked “Celestine”; The truth of the Oliver Cromwell; Strategy and
  seamanship; Dory-mates; The saving of the bark Fuller; On Georges
  shoals; and Patsie Oddie’s black night.

  * “They are admirably drawn pictures of the hardest life a man can
  choose.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 448. N. 30, ‘05. 360w.

  * “Well sustains the reputation won for him by his previous stories in
  the same field.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 712. N. 25, ‘05. 140w.


=Connolly, James B.= On Tybee knoll: a story of the Georgia coast.
†$1.25. Barnes.

  “This is a short, simple but interesting story of rivalry between some
  contractors on river and harbor work at Savannah, Ga. The young hero
  and his older partner have various exciting experiences in executing a
  contract that involved cutting and rafting some poles for dipper
  dredges. The rafts were stolen, rescued, cut adrift and finally
  rescued again. Incidentally there are races, fights and rescues on the
  water.”—Engin. N.

  “One forgives the extravagance of the story for the sake of the
  exhilarating sea breeze that seems to blow through all the pages.”
  Frederic Taber Cooper.

     + — =Bookm.= 21: 518. Jl. ‘05. 290w.

       + =Engin. N.= 53: 635. Je. 15, ‘05. 100w.

       — =Nation.= 81: 102. Ag. 3, ‘05. 300w.

  “The present tale might be an early effort.”

       — =Outlook.= 80: 194. My. 20, ‘05. 40w.


=Connor, Ralph, pseud.= (=Charles William Gordon.=) Prospector. $1.50.
Revell.

  The story of the life of a young minister who goes from the university
  of Toronto to his work of self-sacrifice in the wilds. He is
  affectionately called the Prospector because he untiringly seeks out
  lonely ranches and brings their owners into touch with their distant
  neighbors. There are vivid pictures of Canadian frontier life and
  character, and there is, of course, a love interest.

  “From cover to cover physical strength is glorified; but it is the
  physical strength of teachers and preachers, of earnest, deadly
  earnest, muscular Christians. Literary merit has nothing to do with
  the author’s success. His English is fairly sound, and that is as much
  as may be said for the writing.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 43. Ja. 14. 320w.

  “The vein is worked a little too hard, and the results forced.”

     + — =Critic.= 46: 477. My. ‘05. 90w.

  “The splendors of home missionaries’ sacrifice have never been more
  vividly portrayed.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 269. F. 2, ‘05. 170w.

  “Interesting as a novel as well as valuable as a picture of Canadian
  life.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 57. Ja. 14, ‘05. 190w.


=Conrad, Joseph (Joseph Conrad Korzenlowski).= Nostromo: a tale of the
seaboard. $1.50. Harper.

  Late writers have often turned to the “new lands” of South America for
  picturesque settings for their stories. Mr. Conrad has laid the scene
  of his new novel in a republic on the western coast. “In this country
  an English family has long been settled and has had for its stake the
  government concession of a silver mine, handed down from father to
  son, and entailing much disagreeable ‘squeezing’ from successive
  presidents and dictators. The descendant to whom it has fallen when
  the present narrative opens is the first one to make it a really
  valuable property, and in the development he becomes the greatest
  power in the state, enlisting foreign capital, building railroads, and
  carrying governments on his pay roll. A final desperate effort on the
  part of greedy politicians to get control of the goose that lays his
  golden egg is the main feature of the plot ... but the psychological
  interest predominates over the adventurous or romantic interest which
  justifies the author in naming this novel after one of its
  characters ... one upon whom Mr. Conrad has concentrated his
  analytical powers.” (Dial).

  “A novel ought not to be a snap-shot, it should be a firmly and richly
  woven fabric. Such is ‘Nostromo.’ Flexible and vivid style.” O. H.
  Dunbar.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 377. Ap. ‘05. 480w.

  “Readers will find in the book ample reward for their pains in
  perusing it, will often reach the point of exasperation at its lengthy
  analyses, its interminable dragging-out of incident, and its frequent
  harking back to antecedent conditions. The work is a very strong one,
  and we can think of no other writer, unless it be Mr.
  Cunningham-Grahame, who could have done anything like as well with the
  same material.” W. M. Payne.

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 125. F. 16, ‘05. 420w.

  “As a study of South American revolution the book is a monument of
  realism. There is ever present a psychological question, a moral issue
  that is as modern as Ibsen.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 557. Mr. 9, ‘05. 700w.

  “The love element is slight and in its development irregular, and the
  adventurous element is not absorbing. The stream of the story is
  always slender. It glimmers and shimmers most poetically—what there is
  of it—but even at its broadest and strongest it gives no hint of
  bearing the reader along with it, and again and again it sinks wholly
  out of sight amid the silver sands of picturesque description.”

     + — =Reader.= 5: 618. Ap. ‘05. 310w.


=Conrad, Stephen, pseud. (Stephen Conrad Stuntz).= Mrs. Jim and Mrs.
Jimmie. †$1.50. Page.

  A recital of the experiences of Mrs. Jim at quilting parties, picnics,
  sociables, weddings, commencements, and fires, interspersed by
  comments of Mrs. Jimmie. There is much real village life, much satire,
  and not a little homely philosophy.

  * “This story sustains the same relation to love that an old-fashioned
  ‘experience meeting’ sustains to religion.”

       — =Ind.= 59: 986. O. 26, ‘05. 130w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 513. Ag. 5, ‘05. 370w.

  “A tedious story of a country town.”

       — =Outlook.= 80: 935. Ag. 12, ‘05. 30w.


=Conway, Moncure Daniel.= Autobiography, memories and experiences. 2v.
**$6. Houghton.

  A frank autobiography of a long life. Mr. Conway says of himself: “A
  pilgrimage from pro-slavery to anti-slavery enthusiasm, from Methodism
  to Freethought, implies a career of contradictions.” Born in Virginia
  of a slave-holding family, 1832, he prepared for the Methodist
  ministry; but at twenty-one, alienated from his family and old
  beliefs, he turned to the Unitarian ministry and took an active part
  in the anti-slavery movement in the early fifties. In 1863 he went to
  England to lecture in behalf of the North, and remained in London,
  where he formed lasting friendships with the “good and great” of his
  time. His account of his experiences and his pictures of the people
  whom he knew are of exceptional interest.

  “Two very entertaining volumes that will prove of marked interest to
  the general reader, and may be of considerable service to the
  historical student. Commendation for their general readableness and
  attractiveness.”

     + + =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 701. Ap. ‘05. 170w.

  Reviewed by M. A. De Wolfe Howe.

         =Atlan.= 95: 128. Ja. ‘05. 1730w.

  * “On the whole Mr. Conway’s volume is the most important book of its
  kind that has been published during the present year.” R. W. Kemp.

   + + + =Bookm.= 20: 481. Ja. ‘05. 750w.

  “Two large volumes, and I do not think there is a dry page in either
  one of them.” Jeannette L. Gilder.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 120. F. ‘05. 920w.

  “He has, therefore, won the gratitude due for a compilation that makes
  easy and attractive reading. But it is emphatically the work of a
  clever journalist and genial clubman, not of a trustworthy historian.
  It will not be safe to use the material here collected unless it is
  otherwise confirmed. Mr. Conway is surprisingly careless even in
  matters closely connected with his own career.” Herbert W. Horwill.

   + + — =Forum.= 36: 564. Ap. ‘05. 1930w.

  “In a vivid and picturesque manner ... Mr. Moncure D. Conway tells the
  story of a strenuous life.” Walter Lewin.

     + + =Hibbert J.= 3: 614. Ap. ‘05. 1300w.

  “A man who has lived in such times and amid such associations must
  from the nature of the case have an interesting story to tell.
  Fortunately, Mr. Conway is too good a literary craftsman to let the
  story suffer in the telling.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 30: 755. D. ‘04. 240w.

  “We may say without hesitation that it is an instructive, as it is a
  transparently sincere, record of human experience. The first volume is
  meant for American more than for English readers.”

     + + =Spec. 94=: 181. F. 4, ‘05. 230w.


=Cook, Albert S.=, ed. See Judith.


=Cook, Albert S., and Benham, A. R.= Specimen letters. *60c. Ginn.

  “The range of the selection is unlimited, since it includes Cicero,
  Pliny, Tragan, Mme. de Sevigné, and Voltaire.... The other
  eighty-eight letters ... are English or American, beginning with
  Addison and ending with ‘Ellen G. Starr.’”—N. Y. Times.

  “The collection is an admirable one, representative of every form of
  the epistolary art, and made particularly attractive to the general
  reader by its freedom from editorial encumbrances.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 423. Je. 16, ‘05. 50w.

  “As an avowed supplement to Scoones, such of their work as he has not
  anticipated would have a distinct value.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 344. My. 27, ‘05. 880w.


=Cook, Joel.= Switzerland; picturesque and descriptive. **$2.40. Coates.

  A book designed for students and tourists, as well as general lovers
  of fine book workmanship. Six sections of Switzerland are
  covered—Western Switzerland, Eastern Switzerland, the Upper Rhine, the
  Middle Rhine, the great Rhine gorge, and the Lower Rhine, and in
  addition to the descriptive matter, there are numerous half-tone
  illustrations. He opens with a rapid survey of the history of the
  Swiss confederation, followed by descriptions of the Lake of Geneva,
  Lausanne, Vevey, and Montreux, coming next to the Castle of Chillon.

  “He has here attempted to do for Switzerland what he has already done
  for America, England, and France, by emphasizing with personal
  impressions those points of human interest which usually receive mere
  perfunctory notice in the guide books.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 2. Ja. 7, ‘05. 330w.


* =Cook, Theodore Andrea.= Old Provence. 2v. **$4. Scribner.

  “The first volume deals with Provence under the Greeks and Romans. Mr.
  Cook writes entertainingly of the traces of Marius in Provence. He
  follows his march, camp by camp, through the country until he met the
  Teutons and the Ambrons on the bank of the Lar.... Volume II of the
  account of Provence is no less discursive than the first, and no less
  interesting in the same discursive way. It covers the period from
  about the time of Charlemagne, say, 900 A. D., to the death of the
  good King Réné in 1480, with excursions back to Greek, Roman, and
  Teutonic days and forward to modern times.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “We heartily congratulate him on the interest of his book, but are
  not satisfied with it, for we feel certain that he can and will do
  better. The book seems to us wanting in plan, and from absence of
  design to be somewhat confused for the general reader.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 505. O. 14. 710w.

  “Mr. Cook has not achieved a history of Provence. But he offers us a
  guide, indefatigable, vigorous, vivacious, eager to discourse on every
  subject, and primed with valuable information.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 357. O. 27, ‘05. 940w.

  * “There is room for many books about a region so replete with
  interest, and it can do nobody any harm to read this one; but, while
  it will not spare the traveller abroad the need of his guide-books, it
  has not the light and graceful touch and the gift of vivid
  presentation that will satisfy the reader who stays at home—the
  ultimate test.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 468. D. 7, ‘05. 1520w.

  “A work containing much of interest and importance, and little that is
  trivial in itself, yet all so badly arranged that the reader has to
  pick and choose to find what he wants.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 675. O. 14, ‘05. 1060w.

  * “Mr. Cook knows his Provence well, but he does not know how to tell
  about it. Nevertheless the volumes are worth buying and worth reading,
  for their contents cannot be obtained elsewhere.”

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 706. N. 25, ‘05. 110w.


=Cooke, Grace MacGowan.= Grapple. †$1.50. Page.

  The principal figure in this labor-problem story is Mark Strong who
  from the ordinary miner’s lot rises to the ownership of a mine.
  Although once a member of the United mine workers, and still a
  believer in unions, he will not be bound by the inflexible rules of
  labor organizations, and employs non-union help. The struggle that
  ensues gives an opportunity for an exposition of arguments on both
  sides of the question.

  * “The seriousness of the book is relieved by an element of humor
  which is perhaps better than nothing, although it is a humor of a
  rather cheap sort.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 307. N. 16, ‘05. 140w.

         =Outlook.= 81: 279. S. 30, ‘05. 110w.


=Cooke, Marjorie Benton.= Dramatic episodes. $1.25. Dramatic.

  Ten short plays, each in a single scene, which satirize the follies of
  the foibles of to-day.

         =Dial.= 38: 276. Ap. 16, ‘05. 60w.


=Cooper, Edward Herbert.= Twentieth century child. $1.50. Lane.

  A glimpse into the new nursery, where smart children who make epigrams
  dwell. Their prayers, lessons, play, social life, punishments and
  health are discussed.

  “The style is a mixture of slap-dash, slang, and fine writing.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 461. Ap. 15. 1020w.

  “It is rich in insight, sanity, a wise and sympathetic understanding
  of his delightful circle of juvenile acquaintance. The whole book is
  blessedly free from any touch of the patronizing.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 475. N. ‘05. 170w.

  “The value of his book lies largely in its very personal tone.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 46. Jl. 16, ‘05. 360w.

  “Written in a pseudo-serious vein.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 332. My. 20, ‘05. 400w.

  “The volume as a whole is a clever and unusual combination of
  anecdote, fiction, biography, and serious discussion.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 511. O. ‘05. 110w.

  “We do not take Mr. Cooper seriously; and the whole performance has an
  air of artificiality which produces irritation at every page.”

     — — =Sat. R.= 99: 710. My. 27, ‘05. 220w.

       — =Spec.= 94: 398. Mr. 18, ‘05. 1640w.


=Cooper, James Fenimore.= Last of the Mohicans. 80c; lea. $1.25.
Crowell.

  In the thin paper and flexible cover of the “Thin paper classics” this
  favorite Indian story becomes a handy pocket companion.


=Cooper, James Fenimore.= Spy. 60c; lea. $1.25. Crowell.

  A volume recently added to the “Thin paper classics.”


=Cooper, Walter G.= Fate of the middle classes. *$1.25. Consolidated
retail booksellers.

  “The only way to make sure of the general good is to guard the
  interests of every class with jealous care. This end is best attained
  when each class realizes that self-protection is the best protection,
  self-help the best help, and self-respect the surest guaranty of the
  respect of others.” This forms a part of the watchword of the volume.

  * “Force is not lacking in much of what Mr. Cooper advances.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 774. N. 18, ‘05. 540w.

  “Despite these criticisms, we think this volume a real contribution to
  the thought of the day, because characterized by three qualities not
  too often found in combination in treatises on our industrial
  problems, namely, a careful study of existing conditions, a sane and
  non-partisan judgment respecting them, and something of prophetic
  vision regarding the tendency of industrial progress and the direction
  in which it should be guided.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 524. O. 28, ‘05. 360w.

  * “He has no very definite plan of organization, but he has at least
  sounded a note of warning.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 763. D. 9, ‘05. 210w.


=Cooper, William Colby.= Immortality: the principal philosophic
arguments for and against it. $1. W: Colby Cooper, Cleves, O.

  “A serious and very able discussion, from the purely philosophical
  viewpoint, of the logical arguments for and against the theory of the
  persistence of life after the crisis of death.” (Arena.) The author is
  a physician.

  “The method of presentation, however, is less open to criticism than
  the typography.”

   + + — =Arena.= 33: 674. Je. ‘05. 590w.

  “The argument seems conclusive for the survival of life and
  consciousness, but less conclusive for the survival of the
  individuality.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 80: 93. My. 6, ‘05. 90w.


=Corelli, Marie (Minnie Mackay).= Free opinions, freely expressed on
certain phases of modern social life and conduct. **$1.20. Dodd.

  The essays collected in this volume attack newspapers, Americans, and
  certain unfortunate tendencies which the author discovers in modern
  English society.

  “The style of the essays ... is perhaps even more fervidly
  enthusiastic than that of the author’s fiction.”

     + — =Critic.= 47: 283. S. ‘05. 80w.

  “The disputatious, not to say censorious, tone of these essays moves
  the reviewer to remind the writer that people are seldom to be argued
  or scolded into wisdom. Have the merit of brevity and at times of
  sprightliness.”

     + — =Dial.= 39: 43. Jl. 16, ‘05. 530w.

  “Violence, prejudice, a painfully narrow view of life, and a lack of
  proportion ... shockingly mar her present book.”

     — — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 280. Ap. 29, ‘05. 850w.

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 191. My. 20, ‘05. 180w.


* =Cornes, James.= Modern housing: houses in town and country,
illustrated by examples of municipal and other schemes of block
dwellings, tenement houses, model cottages and villages. *$3. Scribner.

  Mr. Cornes, who as a member of the Leek town council has made a study
  of the question of housing the working classes, and has conducted some
  interesting experiments in Leek itself, now writes of these
  experiments, makes suggestions which will lessen the cost of house
  construction and “furnishes some suggestive contrasts between the
  opportunities for building in town and country by the inclusion of
  some admirably executed plans and pictures of the cottages now on view
  at the Cheap Cottages exhibition at Letchworth.” (Spec.)

 *     + =Int. Studio.= 27: 181. D. ‘05. 330w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 347. O. 26, ‘05. 330w.

 *     + =Spec.= 95: 191. Ag. 5, ‘05. 290w.


=Coryat, Thomas.= Coryat’s crudities hastily gobbled up in five moneths’
travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia commonly called the Grisons
country, Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of High Germany and the
Netherlands; newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the county
of Somerset, and now dispersed to the nourishment of the travelling
members of this kingdome; reprinted from the edition of 1611. 2v.
*$6.50. Macmillan.

  Altho the humor of the three-score panegyrics which gave the book
  unusual vogue in its first appearance has somewhat faded with time,
  there remains much to interest and amuse in this quaint account of
  travels afoot, of dangers, and of butterflies, of manners and of
  customs.

  “Careful reprint.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 488. My. 6, ‘05. 1360w.

  “His latest edition is luxuriously produced, and in every way worthy
  of him, given the publishers’ rule of not altering or pointing out his
  mistakes.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 394. S. 23. 920w.

  “Coryat’s style, whatever its defects, has often the true Elizabethan
  richness.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 213. Jl. 7, ‘05. 1600w.

     + + =Nation.= 81: 80. Jl. 27, ‘05. 1570w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 444. Jl. 1, ‘05. 670w.

  “The quaintness of the original has been preserved, and it would be
  difficult, indeed, to imagine anything exceeding this work in
  precisely that quality.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 138. My. 13, ‘05. 350w.

  “Those who go through these hundred pages of the ‘Crudities’ do
  penance indeed.”

     — + =Sat.= R. 99: 816 Je. 17, ‘05. 130w.


=Couch, Arthur Thomas Quiller- (“Q,” pseud.=). Mayor of Troy. †$1.50.
Scribner.

  “A quaint tale of the Cornish coast. The setting is historical, being
  that of the threatened Napoleonic invasion.... The mayor of Troy, who
  is also major of the volunteer artillery ... is ... snatched by
  ruthless fate from the scenes of his glory, seized by a press-gang ...
  and carried off to become an ornament of the British navy. The ship
  which bears him is blown up.... He is rescued by the enemy, and
  languishes ten years in a remote military prison. Meanwhile ... he is
  given up for dead, his wealth is distributed according to the terms of
  his will, and Troy does him all sorts of posthumous honors. When he
  returns—but we will not reveal what happens, remarking only that it is
  the unexpected.”—Dial.

  * “The book presents us with one humorous situation after another,
  crowned by an invention so extraordinary that the author may fairly be
  said to have surpassed his own best previous efforts.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 309. N. 16, ‘05. 200w.

  * “Taken all in all, we should say that Mr. Quiller-Couch has never
  done much better work than in his ‘Mayor of Troy,’ and that is to
  praise it highly.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 839. D. 2, ‘05. 780w.


=Couch, Arthur Thomas Quiller-.= Shakespeare’s Christmas and other
stories. †$1.50. Longmans.

  “A collection of ripe and forcible stories, of which the least
  successful is the one which gives its name to the book.” (Lond.
  Times.) They “range in date from the sixteenth to the beginning of the
  nineteenth century, and range in characters from Shakespeare and
  Wellington to the fishwives of Saltash and the highwaymen of
  Tregarrick.” (Ind.)

     + + =Acad.= 68: 925. S. 9, ‘05. 710w.

  “We note the usual flavour of distinction in the writing, the
  scholarly attention to details, the little touches of observation
  which show how thoroughly the writer has identified himself with the
  beings of his invention.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 368. S. 16. 250w.

  “His abundant knowledge of archeology and local color is effectively
  used without being made unduly conspicuous.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 580. S. 7, ‘05. 90w.

  “In most of these stories he does himself justice, and that is high
  praise.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 279. S. 1, ‘05. 480w.

  “Has become, for the moment and with exceptions, dull.”

     — + =Nation.= 81: 259. S. 28, ‘05. 200w.

  “Is as good a collection of stories as its title promises, and as this
  vivacious, ingenious, and voluminous writer always can be depended
  upon to furnish at wonderfully short intervals of time.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 636. S. 30, ‘05. 620w.

  “The material and setting of each story are striking and original, the
  manner of narration attractive and ingenious, yet the general effect
  is disappointing and unsatisfactory.”

     + — =Sat.= R. 100: 441. S. 30, ‘05. 270w.


=Couch, Arthur Thomas Quiller- (“Q.” pseud.).= Shining ferry. †$1.50.
Scribner.

  John Rosewarne, a stern, proud old man, looking back upon a reckless
  youth, his son, who follows the Bible after reading into it his own
  desires, the gentle Peter Benny and his eleven children, a blind boy,
  and many others enter into this story of a sleepy little sea port
  town.

  “In the last third or so of the book the interest, to our mind,
  suddenly filters away. The fault is one of structure. The interest of
  the novel dribbles out along several lines, none of which assumes a
  principal position and concentrates attention. And such is the reason
  why we are disappointed with what is in large measure a well-written
  book, with plenty of character and written in excellent English.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 520. My. 13, ‘05. 460w.

  “In this book he seems, for the first time, to have achieved a novel
  really complete in character, incident, and construction.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 394. Ap. 1. 720w.

  “Admirable studies of character. Its charm resides in the touches of
  gentle sentiment, of quaint humor, and tender feeling with which it is
  enriched in every chapter. It is a wholesome and human book, to be
  read with keen delight from beginning to end.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 41. Jl. 16, ‘05. 170w.

  “There is a savor in it—a distinction not only of style, but of
  thought and temper—which will enable it to outlive much fiction that
  is more strongly wrought.” Herbert W. Horwill.

   + + — =Forum.= 37: 111. Jl. ‘05. 270w.

  “Is one of the best stories of the year.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1071. My. 11, ‘05. 300w.

  “These figures are all well drawn—not over-drawn—neither too
  diabolical nor too angelic.”

     + + =Lit. D.= 21: 93. Jl. 15, ‘05. 810w.

  “Quiller-Couch has a deft hand at character sketching, and in this
  latest story of his, one finds many character sketches and little
  story. Mr. Quiller-Couch has a goodly humor which saves his story from
  a certain melancholy gloominess which it might otherwise possess too
  abundantly.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 244. Ap. 15, ‘05. 430w.

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 712. N. 25, ‘05. 120w.

  “There is not a forced or a strained note anywhere. The sense of
  proportion is everywhere evident in the book, so that when one closes
  it one is in possession of a little corner of the tapestry of life
  where not a stitch has been dropped.”

     + + =Reader.= 6: 242. Ag. ‘05. 430w.

  “One of those novels made to be enjoyed rather than criticised.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 99: 636. My. 13, ‘05. 430w.


=Coudert, Frederick René.= Addresses, historical—political—sociological.
**$2.50. Putnam.

  The twenty-one addresses of this eminent international lawyer, which
  his editor has selected for this volume include: International
  arbitration; The Anglo-American arbitration treaty; The rights of
  ships; Christopher Columbus; Louis Kossuth; Andrew Jackson; Charles
  O’Conor, Montesquieu; Chief Justice Waite; France, Morals and manners;
  Reply to Dumas’s advocacy of divorce; Lying as a fine art; The bar of
  New York from 1792 to 1892; Young men in politics; and Columbia
  college.

  * “In selecting from among his subject’s addresses those for use in
  this book ‘P. F.’ has been wholly successful, and has made a volume of
  much interest.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 791. N. 18, ‘05. 860w.

  * “They are valuable as specimens of a style worth studying by nascent
  writers and speakers.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 523. O. 28, ‘05. 170w.


Course of Christian doctrine; a handbook for teachers. 50c. Dolphin
press.

  “The aim of the new Sunday-school manual is, as stated in its preface,
  ‘to bring the new education to bear on the old sacred and unchangeable
  truths, and to lead the children not only to know, but to love and
  practice them.’ ... The book suggests such new features as blackboard
  work, historical tablets, the use of the sandboard, pictures, poems,
  and the like.... The course mapped out is divided into eight grades,
  each including instruction in prayers, catechism, Bible history—both
  Old and New Testament—and Catholic devotions and practices.”—Cath.
  World.

  “The scholarship and originality which mark the first chapter prevail
  throughout the work.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 80: 670. F. ‘05. 1540w.


=Coutts, Francis.= Musa verticordia. *$1.25. Lane.

  From the first poem of this group the volume takes its name. The trial
  of Dreyfus furnishes the theme of one poem; two others are
  interpretations of Parsifal and Meistersinger; still others are
  commemorative in nature. There are also some interesting Spanish folk
  rhymes.

  “Mr. Francis Coutts stands out head and shoulders from the generality
  of our modern minor poets in that in addition to its technical
  excellence his verse strikes a strong individual note.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 61. Ja. 21, ‘05. 280w.

  “Mr. Coutts’ muse would to us be austere were he not somewhat too
  vague, too nebulous, for austerity. A mastership of whatever form of
  verse he essays, a lofty purpose, withal a rooted fealty to poetic
  sorrow, must be conceded to Mr. Coutts.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 192. Ag. ‘05. 170w.

  “This attitude of intellectual challenge is characteristic of the
  entire volume, and it is such touches of ‘sæva indignatio’ that give
  the author’s work its most distinctive quality.” Wm. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 273. N. 1, ‘05. 300w.

  “It is impossible to read Mr. Coutts without admiration. But he lacks,
  through nearly all this volume, the human sweetness that is the
  preservative of poetry.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 168. My. 26, ‘05. 400w.

  “Mr. Coutts is always thoughtful and always sensitive to the
  imaginative import of his ideas.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 293. Ap. 13, ‘05. 280w.

  “He has extreme simplicity and chastity of style, what Stevenson has
  called ‘the piety of speech,’ a perfect taste, and an instinct for
  rendering in delicate poetry, evasive moods and fancies. There is also
  a gravity and austerity. The slightly forced reflectiveness seems to
  us to be a blemish in much of his work.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 114. Ja. 28, ‘05. 310w.


=Cowan, Rev. Henry.= John Knox, the hero of the Scottish reformation,
1505-1572. **$1.35. Putnam.

  In this seventh volume in the “Heroes of the reformation” series, the
  writer has aimed to “describe those portions of the career of Knox
  which are most likely to be of general interest: to place his
  life-work in its historical setting.” This he has done, giving a clear
  picture of the reformer and his times. References to original
  authorities are given in foot-notes and there is a complete index.

  “Both popular and scholarly.”

     + + =Bib. World.= 26: 400. N. ‘05. 70w.

  “While less piquant than Lang’s, is perhaps the better book for the
  student. With a quick penetration into the particular subject or
  episode in hand, a strong grasp of the situation, and with clear and
  rapid movement of style, he makes a good story as well as a
  trustworthy one.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 381. O. ‘05. 110w.

  “The author is an advocate, but he is fair, dignified, and moderate in
  his advocacy of Knox’s side of these questions and of the general
  course of his conduct as a Puritan leader.” Charles H. Cooper.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 206. O. 1, ‘05. 840w.

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 190. Je. 16. ‘05. 210w.

  “Dr. Cowan’s way of looking at Knox is, of course, not Mr. Lang’s way.
  Naturally Dr. Cowan’s biography is less interesting.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 432. Jl. 1, ‘05. 650w.

  “Dr. Cowan’s work is that of a professor unable to apprehend the
  spirit of a religion outside his sphere of thought.”

       — =Sat. R.= 100: 440. S. 30, ‘05. 510w.


=Cowen, Thomas.= The Russo-Japanese war: from the outbreak of
hostilities to the battle of Liao Yang. *$4.20. Longmans.

  “A trained observer, for many years a war correspondent, describing
  for newspapers the Boer war, the Japanese-Chinese war, phases of the
  Spanish-American war, both in Cuba and the Philippines, the Boxer in
  China, and the siege of Peking, Mr. Cowen treats of the war in the
  East with exceptional facilities for getting at the facts.” (N. Y.
  Times). He analyses the reasons for Japanese success, he sums up the
  cause for Russia’s failures in the statement that “Indecision in
  emergency has been a characteristic weakness of Russia.” He follows
  the steps taken by Japan in her preparation for war, showing the
  methods adopted for meeting the peculiar difficulties to be overcome
  in opposing the host of Russia’s forces. “Remarkably effective as word
  pictures are his descriptions of the naval operations in the early
  days before Port Arthur.... And with it all there is a constant
  succession of pictures of army and navy life that is positively
  fascinating in the simple old-fashioned manner in which it is told
  with no attempt at ‘fine writing.’” (N. Y. Times).

     + + =Nation.= 80: 74. Ja. 26, ‘05. 3220w.

  “With the simplicity of a tactical primer the reasons for success and
  the causes of failure are alike made plain.”

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 2. Ja. 7, ‘05. 1430w.

  “He writes with a graphic touch and an intimacy with affairs Japanese
  that give a value to his volume which it otherwise would not possess.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 57. Ja. 12, ‘05. 590w.


* =Cowley, Abraham.= Poems: Miscellanies, The mistress, Pindarique odes,
Davideis; verses written on several occasions. *$1.50. Macmillan.

  “A very convenient single-volume edition printed in large type, the
  text edited by Mr. A. R. Waller from the first collected edition of
  Cowley’s works, published in 1688, the year after his death. This
  volume presents the variations noted in a collation of the 1668 text
  with the folio of 1656, the volume of 1663, and the edition of ‘The
  mistress,’ which appeared in 1647. Errors which have been discovered
  in the poems are indicated by brackets and are explained in the
  notes.”—Outlook.

 *   + + =Acad.= 68: 1026. O. 7, ‘05. 1370w.

 *     + =Lond. Times.= 4: 309. S. 29, ‘05. 2110w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 631. N. 11, ‘05. 120w.


=Cox, Kenyon.= Old masters and new: essays in art criticism. **$1.50.
Fox.

  “This volume makes no pretensions to be a history of art. It is, as
  Mr. Cox explains, a series of appreciations of individual masters,
  and, incidentally, gives a view of the course of painting since the
  sixteenth century. The artists principally discussed are Michelangelo,
  Dürer, Rubens, Frans Hals, Rembrandt, William Blake, F. M. Brown,
  Burne-Jones, Meissonier, Baudry, Puvis de Chavannes, Whistler,
  Sargent, Saint-Gaudens, Veronese, Perugino, and the Venetian artists,
  the Pre-Raphaelites, some of the lesser painters of the nineteenth
  century, and the sculptors of the early Italian renaissance.”—N. Y.
  Times.

  “Kenyon Cox is a master of essays in art criticism, and this
  collection ... shows him at his best.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 563. Je. ‘05. 120w.

  “If his style lacks that brilliancy which marks the man of great
  genius ... we have in their stead the sound technical knowledge of the
  artist, coupled with a keen sense of discrimination.” Albert E.
  Gallatin.

   + + — =Critic.= 47: 259. S. ‘05. 520w.

  “Keen insight and a peculiar warmth of description.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 422. Je. 16, ‘05. 240w.

  * “In its new dress, therefore, and with its score of excellent
  half-tones, the book should find a wider public than ever.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 447. D. 16, ‘05. 130w.

  “Taken altogether, perhaps the most notable and significant book of
  art criticism pure and simple, not only of the year, but of several
  years.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 691. S. 21, ‘05. 640w.

  * “For incisive analysis and illuminative appreciation Mr. Cox’s
  little book of essays, ‘Old masters and new,’ is the most significant
  and the most valuable work in art criticism pure and simple issued in
  many a long day.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1162. N. 16, ‘05. 40w.

  “Mr. Cox’s ideas are sound and put with candour and balance.”

   + + + =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 88. Je. ‘05. 190w.

  “Where Mr. Cox speaks as an artist (and he nearly always does), it is
  not easy to take issue with him, for he knows remarkably well what he
  is talking about. Now and then one may disagree with him about other
  matters.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 461. Je. 8, ‘05. 830w.

     + + =Nation.= 81: 299. O. 12, ‘05. 60w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 282. Ap. 29, ‘05. 300w.

  “Short as they are, these ‘Essays in criticism,’ expressed in an
  excellent style, may be warmly recommended to lovers of art.” Charles
  de Kay.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 741. N. 4, ‘05. 600w.

  * “The author knows his subject, and expresses his thoughts in simple
  and concise language, so as to make himself intelligible to those of
  limited observation and experience.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 834. D. 2, ‘05. 200w.

  “There is in all the essays a most unusual clarity of style and
  probity of judgment.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 80: 879. Ag. 5, ‘05. 760w.

  * “Mr. Cox’s essays are vivid, delightful, and spirited discussions of
  great events in art, and they have a vivacity and surety of judgment
  which can not but delight the more matured art student.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 666. N. 18, ‘05. 110w.

  * “Is a practical book of art criticism. It ought to be helpful to
  novices in art appreciation.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 751. D. ‘05. 30w.


=Craddock, Charles Egbert, pseud. (Mary Noailles Murfree).= Storm
center. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  A Civil war story whose scene is laid in the mountains of Tennessee.
  “The Federal officers who court Southern women in Charles Egbert
  Craddock’s new story ... are more credible types, and it is the first
  time in its history that the Civil war has been reduced to a
  neighborhood affair, but the story of their wooings is the best this
  author has written in years.” (Ind.)

  “This sincere feeling for style, though occasionally it is overdone,
  is certainly the best thing about a story which barely misses being
  exceedingly dull. Suffers from a general vagueness and faulty
  construction.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 234. Ag. 19. 210w.

  “The outline of the story has scarcely a single point of novelty, and
  yet the narrative does maintain its interest.”

     + — =Critic.= 47: 284. S. ‘05. 140w.

  “Slight in substance, and of moderate interest only.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 116. S. 1, ‘05. 150w.

       + =Ind.= 59: 210. Jl. 27, ‘05. 50w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 395. Je. 17, ‘05. 160w.

  “The machinery of the story seems to creak at times. But there are
  elements of power in the novel; ‘it goes.’”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 480. Jl. 22, ‘05. 440w.

  “It hardly has the force and depth of the author’s earlier books. Its
  plot is a little conventional, but there are novel and entertaining
  incidents.”

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 695. Jl. 15. ‘05. 80w.


=Crafts, Wilbur Fisk.= Successful men of today, and what they say of
success. $1. Funk.

  A new edition, revised, enlarged, and made thoroughly up-to-date, of
  this popular description of the road to success, based on facts and
  opinions gathered by letters and personal interviews from five hundred
  prominent men who tell of their experience along this royal highway,
  and give helpful hints for those who would follow.


=Craigie, Pearl Mary Teresa (Richards) (John Oliver Hobbes, pseud.).=
Flute of Pan. †$1.50. Appleton.

  The author has converted her play, which was produced in England with
  small success, into a novel, which, while entertaining, retains the
  weakness of the stage comedy. The plot hinges on a slight
  misunderstanding between a young English earl who has gone to Venice
  to paint and lead the simple life, and the Princess of Siguria who
  comes to ask him to be her prince consort; other aristocratic
  characters enter into and complicate the story.

  “From the beginning of the book to the end we have not met with a
  stroke of genuine drollery, or of the humour that is composed of
  mingled laughter and sympathy.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 615. Je. 10, ‘05. 710w.

  “It is indeed, impossible to criticise ‘The flute of Pan’ away from
  the footlights. Its plot is thin, and it may be styled a comedy of
  intrigue. But it is very readable and bright and pleasant.”

     + — =Ath.= 1: 746. Je. 17, ‘05. 250w.

  “The story is without background; it is a collection of sketches and
  notes, giving the impression that the writer has never quite made up
  her mind as to what she is aiming at.”

       — =Lond. Times=, 4: 193. Je. 16, ‘05. 450w.

  * “In the present story we miss the clever epigrams and the brilliant
  dialogue which characterized much of her previous work, and there is
  nothing to take their place.”

     — + =Outlook.= 81: 681. N. 18, ‘05. 50w.

  “It is as a psychologist that she would make her appeal. But
  psychology is not her strong point. Her methods are those of the
  dilettante.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 99: 847. Je. 24, ‘05. 1070w.


=Craik, Dinah Maria (Miss Mulock, pseud.).= John Halifax, gentleman.
$1.25. Crowell.

  All friends of John Halifax will be pleased to see it as one of the
  attractive “Thin paper classics” series.


=Cram, Ralph Adams.= Impressions of Japanese architecture and the allied
arts. **$2. Baker.

  Ten papers which show the development of Japanese art and help the
  Western mind to a better understanding of it makes up “this series of
  impressions of the esthetic voicing of Japanese civilization.”
  Beginning with The genius of Japanese art, the author covers the early
  and later architecture of Japan; Temples and shrines; Temple gardens;
  and Domestic interiors. There are also chapters upon The minor arts; A
  color print of Yeizan; A note on Japanese sculpture; and the Future of
  Japanese art. The volume is illustrated with some original plans and
  many unusual pictures.

  * “At last we have a volume doing justice to Japanese architecture.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1478. D. 21, ‘05. 100w.

 *     + =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 35. D. ‘05. 210w.

 *   + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 796. N. 25, ‘05. 280w.

  * “It is rare that in a discussion of this sort one finds such
  brilliant diction, fervent imagery, and such a reverent attitude as
  Mr. Cram manifests. Judged from the standpoint of its purpose the book
  is beyond criticism. Mr. Cram’s book is one of the most important of
  the year.”

   + + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 666. N. 18, ‘05. 220w.


=Cram, Ralph Adams.= Ruined abbeys of Great Britain. **$2.50. Pott.

  “The ruins described and illustrated are Glastonbury, Whitby,
  Lindisfarne, Beaulieu, Netley, Tintern, Gisburgh, Bolton, Jedburgh,
  Kelso, Rievauix, Byland, Melrose. Dryburgh, Kirkstall, Malmsbury,
  York, and Fountains. In the concluding chapter Mr. Cram ... estimates
  the position of the abbeys in English social and economic life and the
  effect of their suppression upon the moral and religious condition of
  the people. The book is fully illustrated and has a full index of
  names and places.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “The subject is pursued rather with an interest in the significance
  of the religious houses in English life and their fortunes in their
  relations with the State than from an exclusively artistic
  standpoint.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 36. D. ‘05. 150w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 717. O. 21, ‘05. 140w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 821. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.


=Cramp, Walter S.= Psyche, a romance of the reign of Tiberius. $1.50.
Little.

  The horrid cruelty of Tiberius and his time is graphically set forth.
  The story is of Psyche, a beautiful Greek dancing girl, and her lover
  Gyges, a charioteer in the Roman circus, and the troubles which came
  upon them through their knowledge of a fatal secret connected with the
  ambitions of Sejanus, commander of the Praetorian guards, to make
  himself emperor. The story is the result of a careful study of the
  times, and consequently is unpleasant and full of horrors.

  “Mr. Cramp’s story is the result of considerable study and painstaking
  care, but it lacks ... that strong imaginative quality that makes its
  characters convincing.”

       + =Arena.= 34: 221. Ag. ‘05. 350w.

  “An ambitious and gratifying bit of interpretation.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 392. Je. 1, ‘05. 180w.

  “Written with conscientious care, but rarely touched by the charm of
  imagination.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 94. My. 6, ‘05. 60w.


=Craven, John J.= Prison life of Jefferson Davis. **$1.20. Dillingham.

  A former edition of this book was published in 1866. The author was
  surgeon at Fortress Monroe during the time of Mr. Davis’ imprisonment,
  and the volume gives a full account of the “details and incidents of
  his captivity, particulars concerning his health and habits, together
  with many conversations on topics of great public interest.” Copies of
  the official reports sent by the author to the commanding officer,
  concerning the prisoner’s physical and mental condition are given in
  full.

         =Critic.= 47: 188. Ag. ‘05. 50w.


=Crawford, Francis Marion.= Fair Margaret: a portrait. †$1.50.
Macmillan.

  “Margaret Donne is an English girl, daughter of an Oxford don and his
  American wife—a girl the description of whose parentage implies a
  career of unusual interest. When the book opens her parents are dead
  and she is in Paris with a close friend of her mother cultivating her
  voice. Three men figure as her admirers, one of them mysterious and
  probably royal. Margaret becomes an opera singer and meets with
  success.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “Abounds in action and shows its author at his best—and his best is
  very good.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 821. D. 2, ‘05. 120w.

  * “Mr. Crawford is a born story-teller, but a good deal of the writing
  in this volume is very commonplace and lacking in distinction of any
  kind; but the book is worth reading for the sake of the picture of the
  old artist.”

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 711. N. 25, ‘05. 120w.


=Crawford, Francis Marion.= Salve Venetia: gleanings from history. 2v.
**$5. Macmillan.

  “Brushing aside the didactic history formed by a rapid succession of
  events and the chronological sequence of great and little names, Mr.
  Crawford extracts from tradition and monument a narrative which
  reveals the life of the islanders, the causes of their rise and glory
  and of their dismal decay, far better than a formal history even when
  accompanied with skillful and enlightening commentary. Concerning the
  stories revealed by the monuments, Mr. Crawford’s text is set off with
  a series of illustrations by Joseph Pennell—splendidly true in their
  grasp of art and history and delightful as pictorial records of a
  dying race and its dead culture.”—N. Y. Times.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 834. D. 2, ‘05. 220w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 883. D. 9, ‘05. 310w.


=Crawford, Francis Marion.= Southern Italy and Sicily and the rulers of
the South; with 100 original drawings by Henry Brokman. *$2.50.
Macmillan.

  “No one should by any chance visit Sicily or southern Italy without
  first having read Mr. Crawford’s book. This new edition puts into one
  volume, not at all bulky or inconvenient, what was formerly presented
  in two. The illustrations are capital and are well printed.”—Outlook.

  * “Countless touches show that Mr. Crawford thoroughly understands his
  ground and his people, with a psychological insight that renders
  especially interesting his theories and deductions.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 579. D. ‘05. 90w.

  * “Indeed, it is hard to see wherein, within the limits, the work
  could have been better done. Mr. Crawford’s work is an unexcelled
  resumé for the historical scholar, the student of history, or for just
  the lover of good literature.”

   + + + =Lit. D.= 31: 753. N. 18, ‘05. 550w.

         =Nation.= 81: 340. O. 26, ‘05. 40w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 892. D. 16, ‘05. 90w.

  “In every way the edition is satisfactory.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 336. O. 7, ‘05. 50w.


=Crawford, F. Marion.= Whosoever shall offend. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  “Mr. Crawford’s technique becomes, if anything, more refined with each
  new work that he puts forth, but his substance grows thinner than
  ever. A forced mechanical invention marks the plot of ‘Whosoever shall
  offend,’ and the characters are but slightly modified variations of
  the types that he has been fashioning for the past score of years. The
  new novel is concerned with a polished villain, who murders his wife
  and seeks to murder his stepson, all with the sordid object of gaining
  their fortune for himself, and in the end is trapped and punished
  according to his deserts. It is all very cleverly managed, but the
  interest is of the mildest.”—Dial.

  “It is a well-written, highly interesting melodrama.... The characters
  are all good types, the plot is strong, and the Italian atmosphere
  tempers the sensational occurrences to the colder northern
  imagination.”

     — + =Critic.= 46: 477. My. ‘05. 100w.

  Reviewed by W. M. Payne.

         =Dial.= 38: 16. Ja. 1, ‘05. 110w.

  “In this last novel Crawford is at his best. He writes with the charm
  and the originality of a man at the full tide of his powers.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1133. My. 18, ‘05. 260w.

  “The story is ingenious, the sketches of scenery and peasantry
  admirable, the comments by the way philosophic and thoughtful; the
  English, of course, of the best-regulated. The reader for the most
  part, however, remains outside.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 98. F. 2, ‘05. 320w.

  “Notwithstanding its horrors, and partly on account of them,
  ‘Whosoever shall offend’ is simply an agreeable and diverting story,
  the work of an accomplished writer, who always turns out his creations
  in graceful form and who has established the right to be called the
  ‘Norris’ of American fiction.”

       + =Reader.= 5: 496. Mr. ‘05. 370w.

  “His theme, as in not a few of his earlier books, is a particularly
  grewsome and mysterious crime. He appears to tell the story not for
  the sake of its sensational elements, however, but for the sake of
  character and social analysis. Contains a fascinating story, a
  puzzling mystery and its solution, elements in a book which, if well
  handled, as here, have never yet been known to fail of their effect.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 115. Ja. ‘05. 160w.


=Crehore, Albert Gushing.= Synchronous and other multiple telegraphs:
some methods of obtaining independent telegraph circuits on a single
wire both with and without synchronism. *$2. McGraw pub.

  “The multiple telegraph systems other than synchronous systems
  discussed in the book are modifications of the Edison Phonoplex, the
  Varley and other somewhat similar systems; sometimes termed
  superimposed systems.... The first part of the book is taken up with a
  description and discussion of instances of the type of telegraph
  systems just mentioned. The second and third parts of the book relate
  to methods of obtaining synchronism at distant points; and to
  synchronous telegraphs, respectively.”—Engin. N.

  Reviewed by Wm. Maver.

 *       =Engin. N.= 54: 535. N. 16, ‘05. 590w.


=Creighton, Louise (Mrs. Mandell Creighton).= The life and letters of
Mandell Creighton. *$9. Longmans.

  The “Life and letters” of Bishop Creighton, the English Phillips
  Brooks, given to the public by Mrs. Creighton, portray a broadminded,
  steadfast man, a man who was “intensely loyal to the church and its
  mission.” “It is a long time since there was published any memoir or
  volume of letters which shows the Church of England on its best and
  most lovable side than do these memoirs of Creighton. But their
  interest is by no means confined to the Church of England. They
  contain many social studies of England in the second half of the old
  century; and in particular the chapters which deal with Creighton’s
  life at Emberton will long be remembered as a classic study of mining,
  fishing and farm life in the villages on the bleak northeast coast of
  England.” (Ind.)

  “In the hands of Mrs. Creighton the English language is not as apt and
  flexible an instrument as in those of Lady Burne-Jones, but she shows
  an equal skill in the selection and arrangement of her material, and
  perhaps a somewhat greater readiness to admit the weaknesses and
  limitations of her subject.” Herbert W. Horwill.

     + + =Forum.= 36: 558. Ap. ‘05. 3120w.

         =Ind.= 58: 324. F. 9, ‘05. 670w.

  “His widow and biographer, ... has not, although a lady of
  distinguished literary ability, succeeded in presenting an entirely
  coherent and harmonious portrait. Mrs. Creighton’s biography is a
  model of sound literary judgment particularly in its accurate
  proportion. She has also displayed tact.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 95. F. 2, ‘05. 2120w.


=Crewdson, Charles N.= Tales of the road. $1.50. Thompson & Thomas.

  “The author’s object is not merely to tell amusing anecdotes about his
  own and others’ experiences as commercial travellers ... but to give
  some practical hints and suggestions to young men just beginning to
  ‘go on the road’; yet the book is, after all, chiefly a collection of
  anecdotes.”—Outlook.

  * “Some of these are amusing; others are rather tedious. Perhaps it
  may most aptly be compared with such a book as ‘Letters from a
  self-made merchant to his son,’ but it lacks the originality and
  shrewd homely humor which made that book so deservedly popular.”

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 283. S. 30, ‘05. 120w.


=Crockett, Samuel Rutherford.= Cherry ribband: a novel. †$1.50. Barnes.

  “Raith Ellison, the son of a grim, blind, old Scotchman, lets his eyes
  rest on Ivie Rysland, the daughter of Sergeant Grif Rysland of his
  majesty’s dragoons, quartered in Scotland for the express purpose of
  suppressing the conventicles. For this he is cast off by his father
  and enlists in Rysland’s troop. In the course of time he comes to be
  one of the jailers of his majesty’s prison on the Bass, where his own
  father and brother are confined. Later on, by an unexpected turn of
  events, he assists at a jail delivery by which his father and brother
  gain their freedom again. Of course it ends happily.”—Pub. Opin.

  * “Is a thrilling drama-novel of the joyous old type of Dumas and
  Hope—and Crockett.”

       + =Lit. D.= 31: 838. D. 2, ‘05. 470w.

  * “This romance is full of charm and vigor. The story shows the author
  at his best.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 574. N. 4, ‘05. 60w.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 699. N. 25, ‘05. 160w.


=Crockett, Samuel Rutherford.= Loves of Miss Anne. $1.50. Dodd.

  “The story is on the old theme of the apprentice’s love for his
  master’s daughter—in this case a shepherd boy and a very capricious
  and spirited girl, who treads the narrow path between fun and
  ill-breeding with rather uncertain steps. The boy becomes a
  land-agent, helps to rescue the girl from the insults of a drunken
  brother, and marries her after some pretty love-making on the hills by
  moonlight. The tale is told by Miss Anne’s faithful companion.”—Spec.

  “Her story may be read with a good conscience.” W. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 38: 126. F. 16, ‘05. 140w.

  “There is about the whole book a good humour and good health. It is a
  pity that Mr. Crockett will not realize that vulgarity is in itself
  bad art, and in no way contributes to the realism of a narrative.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 145. Ja. 28, ‘05. 340w.


=Crockett, Samuel Rutherford.= May Margaret. †$1.50. Dodd.

  The heroine of Mr. Crockett’s story is the Scottish May Margaret of
  the famous house of Douglas. The tale reveals how this high-spirited,
  quick witted maiden presides in turn over the destinies of three
  wooers. “It is all a fearful matrimonial tangle, but history and not
  Mr Crockett, is responsible for that, and canonical laws find a way
  for the legalizing of it—as is with much sly humor set forth in the
  text.” (N. Y. Times.)

  “Is in Mr. Crockett’s best vein. It may be doubted whether the author
  has made the most of this Æschylean drama; but he has emphasized the
  actors, and his additions to history tend to fix the picture in our
  memory.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 714. Je. 10. 170w.

  “While not a masterpiece, the tale is strong in its appeal to the two
  elemental human passions, war and love, viewed through the magic
  mirror of imagination and set in the enchanted land of Long Ago.”

       + =Lit. D.= 31 :666. N. 4, ‘05. 240w.

  “This is not, perhaps, one of his best, but it goes with the gait of
  the ‘true romance’ ... and is good to read.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 435. Jl. 1, ‘05. 440w.

       + =Outlook.= 80: 445. Je. 17, ‘05. 150w.

  “Liberties are taken with history, and there are a hundred flagrant
  anachronisms of style and matter; but the real blemish is that the
  whole atmosphere is sham antique, and aggressively false.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 196. Ag. 5, ‘05. 1100w.


=Crockett, Samuel Rutherford.= Raiderland: all about Grey Galloway, its
stories, traditions, characters, humors. **$2. Dodd.

  “A sort of literary guide-book to that part of Galloway which is the
  locale of the bulk of his fiction. The result is a pleasant medley of
  facts and fiction, of descriptive touches and old legends, of
  character sketches and those intuitions which a land gray with history
  is certain to arouse.” (Pub. Opin.) Of his purpose, the author says:
  “It is my desire not so much to write a new book about Galloway as to
  focus and concentrate what I have already written for the use of
  Galloway lovers and Galloway travelers.”

  “A collection of more or less doubtful history but of excellent
  literary material. The drawings of Mr. Joseph Pennell are, as always,
  delightful.” Wallace Rice.

       + =Dial.= 38: 89. F. 1, ‘05. 150w.

  “To a native of Galloway, or to a person steeped in Mr. Crockett’s
  books as some are steeped in Stevenson or Scott or Thackeray, the
  whole may well be delightful. To the ordinary Philistinic reader much
  of it will appear superfluous—though even he must catch at times the
  infection of Mr. Crockett’s enthusiasm and feel the charm of this bit
  and that of panegyric, of reminiscence or local color.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 29. Ja. 14, ‘05. 560w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38 :26. Ja. 5, ‘05. 200w.


* =Crockett, Samuel Rutherford.= Sir Toady Crusoe. (†)$1.50. Stokes.

  This new story for boys of all ages tells how that very charming
  little fellow, Sir Toady Lion, became Sir Toady Crusoe, and of the
  many remarkable adventures which he and Saucy and Dick and some others
  had on Isle Crusoe on the Scottish coast, how he befriended a poacher
  in his father’s covers, how he played the part of local assistant to
  Providence in behalf of his big brother, Hugh John, and Cissy Carter,
  by threatening Cissy’s father with two large pistols, and how he did
  many other strange things in a way very unlike any one else and very
  like Toady. There are many illustrations by Gordon Browne.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 895. D. 16, ‘05. 120w.

  * “He is an amusing, if improbable little chap, but other children
  will certainly learn from him neither good English nor good manners.”

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 1040. D. 23, ‘05. 80w.

 *       =R. of Rs.= 32: 765. D. ‘05. 120w.

  * “Is superior to the ordinary story for children, in its style,
  humour, characterisation and atmosphere. And yet Mr. Crockett’s tale
  is not altogether satisfactory, there is too large a mixture of
  grown-up sentiment in it.”

     + — =Sat.= R. 100: sup. 10. D. 9, ‘05. 130w.

 *       =Spec.= 95: sup. 907. D. 2, ‘05. 60w.


=Croiset, (Marie Joseph) Alfred, and Croiset, Maurice.= Abridged history
of Greek literature; authorized tr. by G. F. Heffelbower. **$2.50.
Macmillan.

  “This manual is a compression of the great history of Greek
  literature, which the authors of this work have published in five
  volumes, appearing 1887-1899. In accord with this conception of Greek
  literature as a whole we find their admirable development of each
  period.... It is the peculiar excellence of this work that it gives no
  partial and incomplete view of Greek literature, but carries the
  account of it not only through the Hellenistic period, but through the
  Christian writers of the first three centuries as well.... Their
  closing chapters on the Hellenic revival and the last days of Hellenic
  literature are most illuminating and valuable.”—Educ. R.

  “The subject is developed with the beautiful French lucidity which
  makes readable an account of the dullest epoch, and the brilliant
  phrasing which is a Frenchman’s birthright cannot be altogether lost,
  even in translation. The translation by Professor Heffelbower exhibits
  some curious phenomena.” Grace Harriet Macurdy.

   + + — =Educ. R.= 29: 314. Mr. ‘05. 900w.

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 152. Ja. 19, ‘05. 1290w.

  “Mr. Heffelbower’s translation is fluent enough, but full of
  infelicities when reproducing MM. Croiset’s rendering of gems of Greek
  literature.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 38. Ja. 12, ‘05. 1440w.

  “The translation preserves the spirit, while giving us the idiomatic
  English so necessary for the young student.”

     + + =School R.= 13: 274.* Mr. ‘05. 140w.

  “In spite of these lapses—which, after all, are few in number
  considering the extent of the work—the book as a whole may be
  commended to students of Greek literature, who are unable to use the
  original, as a measurably satisfactory presentation in English of a
  work of unquestioned excellence.” John C. Rolfe.

   + + — =School R.= 13: 738. N. ‘05. 540w.


=Crosby, Ernest.= Broadcast. *75c. Funk.

  Mr. Crosby, the poet reformer and Tolstoyan, shows thru his verses,
  pictures, messages and meditations, the tyranny which the world’s
  systems exercise over its powerless victims. His remedy for the times
  so out of joint lies in making “men pull together” as only “love,
  cooperation, equal service, true honor and honesty” can accomplish.

  “The present volume, though inferior to ‘Plain talk in Psalm and
  parable’, contains much that is thought-stimulating and helpful. The
  more we read Mr. Crosby’s writings, the more profoundly are we
  convinced that he is above all else a moralist and a teacher, and that
  prose is the field of literature in which he is most effective.”

     + — =Arena.= 34: 334. S. ‘05. 930w.

  “But in spite of unpoetic poetry and illogical logic to be found in
  abundance on the strident little pages of this outcry against our
  social organization, there are also the results of observation
  definitely outlined.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 678. O. 14, ‘05. 220w.


* =Crosby, Ernest.= Garrison the non-resistant. 50c. Public pub. co.

  Mr. Crosby, the disciple of Tolstoy, has taken the facts relating to
  the life of Garrison as related in “The story of his life by his
  children” and explains thru them the anomaly that the cause of
  abolition fathered by a non-resistant was at last decided by the
  greatest war of history.


=Crosland, Thomas William Hodgson.= Wild Irishman. **$1.25. Appleton.

  As Mr. Crosland has numbered the “Egregious Englishman,” and the
  “Unspeakable Scot” among the scalps of his satire, so now does he
  display just such designing intentions towards the “Wild Irishman.”
  His attacks are merciless, and “such chapters as those on ‘Pigs,’
  ‘Potatoes,’ ‘Dirt,’ ‘Whiskey,’ and ‘Blarney’ are not exactly
  calculated to make the native of Erin enthusiastic in the writer’s
  praise.” (Dial.)

       — =Dial.= 39: 210. O. 1, ‘05. 520w.

       — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 620. S. 23, ‘05. 780w.

       — =Outlook.= 81: 336. O. 7, ‘05. 80w.

  “As an exercise in literary pyrotechnics the work is out of the
  ordinary—but we cannot help a disappointment in that Mr. Crosland has
  not devoted an unusual brilliancy to better uses than mere display.”

       — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 447. S. 30, ‘05. 210w.

 *     + =R of Rs.= 32: 636. N. ‘05. 90w.


=Cross, Wilbur Lucius.= Development of the English novel. **$1.50.
Macmillan.

  The seventh edition of Professor Cross’ work which first appeared in
  1900. Not only has use proven its principles authoritative, but
  judgments which the author offered five years ago have stood the test
  of change and advancement.

  “The best of its kind, no doubt, in the language.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 261. Ag. 3, ‘05. 20w.

         =Nation.= 80: 435. Je. 1, ‘05. 70w.

         =Outlook.= 80: 691. Jl. 15, ‘05. 30w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 39: 159. Jl. 29, ‘05. 310w.

  “Professor Cross has done a thorough and useful work.”

   + + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 254. Ag. ‘05. 50w.


=Crowley, Jeremiah.= The parochial school: a curse to the church, a
menace to the nation. $1. Published by the author, Chicago.

  In a chapter dedicating his work to the “Emancipate Catholic laity of
  tomorrow” the author makes an appeal to the laity. “‘The parochial
  school’ lays bare clerical immorality in the United States in a way to
  rival the story of the church in Latin countries or in Germany before
  Luther’s day. Sad as is this picture, it is, however, far less
  painful, than to read how thoroughly good men combine to hide, gloss
  over, or condone clerical crimes.... Father Crowley devotes much space
  to the dangers of the parochial school. They are an incubus on the
  church and a serious menace to her.... The surest way in the world to
  kill off Catholicism is to give over education to priests and nuns.
  Witness France.” (Ind.)

       + =Ind.= 58: 207. Ja. 26, ‘05. 1030w.

  “He does not attack the Catholic church, but arraigns its priests and
  prelates who have become corrupted.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 165. Mr. 18, ‘05. 350w.


=Crowley, Mary Catherine.= Heroine of the strait. 75c. Little.

  A popular edition of this romance of Detroit in the time of the Ottawa
  chief, Pontiac. An account of the thrilling events connected with the
  pitiless siege of Detroit, through which runs the love story of the
  young Scotchman, Sterling, and Angelique Cuillerier, a brave daughter
  of the frontier.


=Crowley, Mary Catherine.= Love thrives in war: a romance of the
frontier in 1812; with front, by Clyde O. De Land. 75c. Little.

  A new popular edition of a lively romance in which Perry, Tippecanoe,
  and Tecumseh figure. The heroine, a Scotch girl, who has a trio of
  suitors, promises to marry the man she loathes in order to save the
  life of her lover. The author has made a thoro study of the scenes and
  times which she depicts.


=Cruttwell, Maud.= Verrocchio. *$2. Scribner.

  “To her biographies of Mantegna and the Robbias our author now
  presents one of Verrocchio, perhaps the least known and appreciated of
  fifteenth century masters.” (Outlook). The biographer has aimed to
  show “upon what dubious evidence the attribution to Verrocchio of such
  work as the Tornabuoni relief and other inferior sculpture and
  painting is based, to trace his steady development from the immature
  work of the Baptism to the full burst of his powers in the statue of
  the Colleoni, and to arrive at a truer estimate of his artistic
  capabilities by the rejection of all inferior work, the attribution of
  which is merely hypothetical, taking as the standard of judgment only
  such works as are proved beyond possibility of doubt to be authentic.”
  The book is fully illustrated.

  “It is in her purely aesthetic judgments that we find Miss Cruttwell
  least satisfactory. Taken as a whole, Miss Cruttwell’s study is the
  most accurate, impartial, and complete that has yet been made on the
  subject; but it leaves room for some writer touched more deeply by the
  imaginative aspect of Verrocchio’s work to give him his exact place in
  the temple of fame.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 116. Ja. 28. 1670w.

  “It is a thorough-going essay, notable for its clarification of the
  master’s works. Her book has gusto; it is written with equal knowledge
  and enthusiasm. It is one of the best of those monographs to which I
  have referred as based on system and industry rather than on an
  original impulse.” Royal Cortissoz.

     + + =Atlan.= 95: 277. F. ‘05. 540w.

  “The author has grasped the value of giving attention to the study of
  the artist’s works at the expense of vague surmises as to his
  biography.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 186. F. ‘05. 80w.

  “A scholarly and appreciative monograph of great importance.” George
  Breed Zug.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 320. My. 1, ‘05. 890w.

  “Her book is altogether the best on Verrocchio that we have, in
  English at least.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1364. Je. 15, ‘05. 180w.

       + =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 16. Mr. ‘05. 100w.

  “Generally speaking, Maud Cruttwell’s work is sober and well informed.
  One may regret the vagueness of her general views. Few comprehensive
  works of recent years are as useful.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 77. Ja. 26, ‘05. 920w.

  “She leaves us with an impression not to be gained by other readings
  of the exaltation of the Verrocchio ideal. The biographer and critic
  renders an equally important service in discriminating between
  Verrocchio’s own work and those far feebler achievements of his
  followers sometimes attributed to him.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 96. Ja. 7, ‘05. 240w.


=Culbertson, Anne Virginia.= Banjo talks. $1. Bobbs.

  A group of about fifty negro dialect poems, some of which sing, others
  dream, and many talk sound common sense.

  “Here are many songs, poems and lullabies phrased in the homely terms
  and picturing the life and character of the Southern negro more
  accurately than labored essays. And more than this, these simple
  folk-lore songs, ditties and lullabies are composed with due regard to
  the laws of versification.”

       + =Arena.= 34: 554. N. ‘05. 990w.

  * “Showing very little of the philosophical temper that makes Mr.
  Dunbar’s work unique, and being considerably less perfect in dialect,
  they have to their credit a decided imaginative quality, much
  picturesqueness of diction, and a charming spontaneity of conception
  and treatment.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 386. D. 1, ‘05. 200w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 746. N. 4, ‘05. 220w.

  * “The volume as a whole, with its humor, its pathos, its jumbled
  ratiocinations, gives a fairly complete portrait of the southern
  negro.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 699. N. 25, ‘05. 70w.


=Cullum, Ridgwell.= In the brooding wild. †$1.50. Page.

  “The tragedy of ‘The brooding wild’ consists in the enmity sown
  between two brothers, trappers of a straightforward primitive type, by
  a woman whom they believe to be a mysterious white squaw, queen of an
  Indian tribe. She is really a very ordinary half-breed conspiring with
  a rascally trader to rob the brothers.... The climax, in which a
  lunatic filled with the lust of slaughter breaks away into the
  wilderness, unfortunately passes the border-line of the
  grotesque.”—Sat. R.

  “The human interest is subsidiary to the landscape. We wish the author
  had trusted for his effects to the realities of his mighty background,
  for his conspirators are made of pasteboard while his wolves and dogs
  and bears are of flesh and blood.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 736. Jl. 15, ‘05. 310w.

  “Unfortunately his ambition has outsailed his power of execution, and
  from unskilful treatment the story loses the interest promised at the
  outset.”

       — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 619. My. 20. 300w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 457. Jl. 8, ‘05. 450w.

  “The story is told with fervor, with a rough, crude force.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 221. Ag. 12, ‘05. 130w.

  “The book is garishly melodramatic.”

       — =Sat. R.= 99: 745. Je. 3, ‘05. 270w.


=Cunningham, William.= Growth of English industry and commerce during
the early and middle ages. v. I. 4th ed. *$4. Macmillan.

  “In this new edition of the first volume ... substantial additions are
  found, together with corrections on various points of detail and
  increased precision of statement.... As it now stands, this volume,
  which traces the course of industrial progress through early and
  mediæval England, more nearly than ever before fulfills its author’s
  purpose of indicating clearly the interconnection between the economic
  and political facts of the periods reviewed, and of making plain not
  only the events but the ideas of the time.”—Outlook.

         =Nation.= 80: 373. My. 11, ‘05. 140w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 192. My. 20, ‘05. 180w.


=Curtis, Francis.= Republican party. Vols. I and II. **$6. Putnam.

  “The work should command serious interest. The very fact that it is
  honored by a foreword over the name of President Roosevelt, and that
  the introductory notes ... were written by Senator William P. Frye and
  Speaker J. G. Cannon, at once arouses interest. By copious extracts
  from government documents, party platforms and newspaper files, the
  author shows first the republican party owes its origin neither to
  enthusiasts nor to a single movement. The party has been consistent
  through its career, and to-day stands for the three great policies for
  which it stood at its birth, ‘liberty, honor, and progress.’”—Ann. Am.
  Acad.

  “But in spite of the fact that the author is neither exact nor
  entirely conservative in all his statements, the work as a whole must
  command lasting respect.”

     + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 127. Ja. ‘05. 300w.

  “The period of the Civil war is handled skilfully and with less
  partisanship than might have been expected. It will be easily seen
  that Mr. Curtis’s work will be accepted only by loyal party men, and
  yet it is of great value to the historical student; in fact, it is a
  very elaborate historical argument.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 268. F. 2, ‘05. 400w.

  “It would be ridiculous to call this kind of stuff ‘history’, since it
  entirely lacks the historical spirit or sense of proportion, still Mr.
  Curtis has compiled a useful record.”

   + + — =Sat. R.= 99: 599. My. 6, ‘05. 1400w.


=Curtis, William Eleroy.= Egypt, Burma and British Malaysia. **$2.
Revell.

  “Another descriptive informational volume, so many of which have
  already come from the pen of the same author. Mr. Curtis tells of
  things he has seen, and garnishes his narrative with a great deal of
  historical and descriptive information which makes very interesting
  reading. There are a number of excellent illustrations in this
  volume.”—R. of Rs.

  * “To add anything new to these old familiars would be impossible; but
  Mr. Curtis’s view-point is at times refreshing.” H. E. Coblentz.

       + =Dial.= 39: 377. D. 1, ‘05. 380w.

  * “There is in the present book the same easy, confident, and
  confidential style of sketching and statisticizing (if the word may
  pass) that makes not unpleasant reading in Mr. Curtis’s previous
  volume.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 403. N. 16, ‘05. 210w.

  * “Its reading will amply repay any one interested in either the
  ancient or the modern development of the countries treated.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 575. N. 4, ‘05. 210w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 755. D. ‘05. 70w.


=Curtis, William Eleroy.= Modern India. **$2. Revell.

  A vast deal of information has been brought together here, and the
  author’s method “is to combine with a mass of observations and
  deductions of his own—the observations taken hastily upon his travels
  and the deductions—not too carefully checked—statistics, fragments of
  history, geography, ethnology, guide book information, and what not
  gathered together from all available sources.” (N. Y. Times.) “The
  author is happier in his delineation of modern life, and the casual
  reader will enjoy the descriptions of town and country, plague and
  famine, peasant and priest.” (Nation.)

  * “It is a strange medley of wit and wisdom with error and ignorance,
  of fun and burlesque with serious study, the good qualities, however,
  predominating.”

     + — =Ath.= 2: 639. N. 11, ‘05. 1560w.

  * “A very helpful book for those who wish data upon which to base a
  reasonable judgment of the actual state of affairs in that country.”
  H. E. Coblentz.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 377. D. 1, ‘05. 300w.

  “With much that is statistically accurate, the book unfortunately
  abounds in printer’s and author’s errors.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 240. S. 21, ‘05. 180w.

  “It would, no doubt, be hard to find in another single volume such a
  variety of information about India and Indian affairs, but the
  assemblage with all its facts and figures, lacks that authority which
  is necessary to give full value to a work of this kind.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 636. S. 30, ‘05. 1160w.

  “A feature of particular value to Americans is the exposition of the
  activities of their countrymen in the religious, educational, economic
  and social life of India.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 135. S. 16, ‘05. 180w.

  * “Another of Mr. Curtis’ encyclopaedic but entertaining books.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 636. N. ‘05. 100w.


=Cuthbert, Father.= Catholic ideals in social life. *$1.25. Benziger.

  Father Cuthbert’s “desire has been to give expression to the Catholic
  mind touching some of the most urgent questions of the hour in regard
  to social life and conduct.” His essays include: The church and
  personal liberty, The Christian state, The education of women,
  Marriage, The value of work, The priest and social reform, The
  responsibility of wealth, The idea of responsibility, Religious
  aspects of social work, The working man’s apostolate, and St. Francis
  and you.

  “Fresh, hopeful, and courageous essays.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 80: 681. F. ‘05. 540w.


=Cuthell, E. H.= My garden in the city of gardens. **$1.50. Lane.

  Gardening in India from October to June furnishes the theme of this
  “memory with illustrations.” There is a goodly amount of incidental
  knowledge worked in, such as descriptions of prevalent Indian customs
  and bits of gossip concerning Hindu every-day life.

  “In spite of these faults and such others as an awkward style of
  writing and the lack of a glossary of Indian words, the book contains
  a good deal that is of interest in regard to life and nature in
  India.”

     + — =Dial.= 39: 243. O. 16, ‘05. 390w.

  “As garden-books go, this one is sufficiently entertaining, and the
  descriptions are as good as the photographs.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 183. Ag. 31, ‘05. 150w.

  “Much of it is good enough reading if the mood fits.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 478. Jl. 22, ‘05. 690w.

  “But good as much of the book is, it is a little spoiled by an excess
  of carelessness in style and a too pointed assertion of individual
  mannerisms.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 291. Ag. 26, ‘05. 1470w.


=Cutler, James Elbert.= Lynch law: an investigation into the history of
lynching in the U. S. **$1.50. Longmans.

  Beginning with the origin of the term Prof. Cutler traces the
  development of the lynch law from 1830 down to date. He discusses the
  present situation, suggests remedies, and gives charts and statistics.

  “The volume will repay careful study, even if exception is
  occasionally taken to some of the author’s conclusions. The volume
  represents a great amount of research work and the author is to be
  congratulated upon the manner in which the material is presented.”
  Carl Kelsey.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 606. S. ‘05. 280w.

   + + + = Ath.= 1905, 2: 296. S. 2. 1860w.

       + =Cath. World.= 81: 543. Jl. ‘05. 510w.

  “The book is sane, temperate in tone, moderate in statement, and
  judicial in conclusions. It is the only really valuable treatise on
  the subject, and is not likely to be superseded.” Walter L. Fleming.

   + + + =Dial.= 39: 34. Jl. 16, ‘05. 1310w.

  “Dr. Cutler has done much to solve the problem by his laborious,
  careful, and candid study of the question, which has already made him
  the leading authority upon a dangerous social disease.”

   + + + =Nation.= 81: 57. Jl. 20, ‘05. 2110w.

  “In his final chapters on the justification of lynching and the
  remedies for it, Mr. Cutler shows a spirit remarkable for its fairness
  and an appreciation of the force of circumstances and the historical
  facts of the situation.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 374. Je. 10, ‘05. 1850w.

  “Careful and dispassionate study of the phenomenon known as lynching.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 80: 393. Je. 10, ‘05. 380w.

  “A well-considered and thoughtful analysis of the facts and figures.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 911. Je. 10, ‘05. 470w.

  * “Mr. Cutler’s book should be valuable for its summary of facts, and
  for the solemn warning that thoughtful Americans may read between the
  lines.”

       + =Spec.= 95: sup. 909. D. 2, ‘05. 380w.


=Cutting, Mary Stewart.= Little stories of courtship. †$1.25. McClure.

  “Tales of plain, everyday, middle-class people—people who are not
  overburdened with the world’s goods, but who are educated, cultured
  and refined—in short, the people we meet daily about us. The eight
  stories which make up this volume are very pleasant reading,
  indeed.”—N. Y. Times.

  “This collection does not fulfill all the expectations excited by its
  unique predecessor, ‘The little stories of married life.’”

       + =Bookm.= 21: 545. Jl. ‘05. 320w.

       + =Nation.= 80: 378. My. 11, ‘05. 180w.

  “Stories of the book are all simple in their theme, but they gain much
  by Mrs. Cutting’s sympathetic handling of them.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 276. Ap. 29, ‘05. 390w.

  “The charm of all the stories lies in their perfect naturalness.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 390. Je. 17, ‘05. 190w.

  “Some of these ‘little stories of courtship’ are excellent in their
  way, indicating shrewd observation and a kindly sympathy. But they are
  of very uneven merit.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 796. My. 20, ‘05. 110w.

  “They are gracefully spun, and, without being intense, they have the
  human touch. They portray life in its usual phases, yet they are not
  without variety, and they are very genuine in feeling.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 358. Ag. ‘05. 220w.


Cyclopedia of applied electricity; a practical guide for electricians,
mechanics, engineers, students, telegraph and telephone operators, and
all others interested in electricity. Prepared by a corps of experts,
electrical engineers and designers. 5v. $30. Am. school of
correspondence.

  The text is divided in five parts and contains over 2,000
  illustrations. Part I. treats of current measurements, part II. of
  dynamos, part III. of lightning, part IV. of alternating currents and
  power transmission, and part V. of telephony.

  “We give, therefore, without comment on our part, the opinion passed
  by the publishers themselves: ‘The practical value of the work as a
  whole can hardly be questioned.’”

   + + — =Engin. N.= 53: 294. Mr. 16, ‘05. 990w.

  “A practical guide and encyclopedia of electrical knowledge that
  should be of great value to the everyday worker with electricity in
  all of its applications.”

   + + + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 428. Mr. 18, ‘05. 250w.


=Cynewulf.= Dream of the rood: an old English poem attributed to
Cynewulf; ed. by Albert S. Cook. *90c. Oxford.

  With the reproduction of this poem from the Vercelli book, the editor
  offers complete sidelight information including an introduction which
  discusses the manuscript, translations, authorship—sometimes
  attributed to Caedmon—and literary characteristics of the poem. There
  are full notes, an appendix and a glossary.

  “This little book is full of valuable and all but convincing facts.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 445. Ap. 22, ‘05. 600w.

  “The notes proper are full and interesting, and the glossary unusually
  helpful.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 686. Je. 3. 280w.

         =Dial.= 38: 277. Ap. 16, ‘05. 60w.

         =Dial.= 38: 423. Je. 16, ‘05. 40w.



                                   D


=Dale, Alan, pseud.= See =Cohen, Alfred J.=


=Dale, Thomas F.= Polo, past and present. *$3.75. Scribner.

  An authoritative polo handbook. “Mr Dale has succeeded in
  accomplishing what no previous writer on polo has ever done, that is
  to present a concise, even graphic, view of the present status of polo
  throughout the world. The chapters on polo in England, America, India,
  Australia, and New Zealand, while technical, as the rules of each
  country are presented in full with illustrative comment, are of
  peculiar interest at the present time owing to a growing sentiment for
  an international code of rules.” (N. Y. Times.)

  “Mr. Dale has the happy faculty of writing entertainingly for the
  general reader as well as for the scientific student. His book
  combines both elements.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 482. Jl. 22, ‘05. 1090w.

  “A short chapter on the elements of polo is as instructive as it can
  be; and the later portions of the work, which deal with training
  ponies, stable management, and polo-pony breeding, contain much
  excellent matter.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 471. S. 30, ‘05. 600w.


=Daniels, Mabel W.= American girl in Munich. †$1.25. Little.

  A Boston girl’s account of a year spent as a student of music in
  Munich. The German life in the little pension, the trials and joys of
  her fellow students, her professors, and the operas and symphonies she
  enjoyed, are described in a series of chatty letters to her chum. She
  meets several real celebrities in the world of music, and weaves into
  her story a pretty little German love idyl.

  “Pleasantly written and full of delightful humor.”

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 326. My. 1, ‘05. 230w.

  “There is not a ponderous page, yet she has attempted to enliven her
  narrative by weaving into it a boarding-house love story. It would
  have been wiser to study her German and read her proofs carefully.”

   + + — =Nation=, 81: 83. Jl. 27, ‘05. 680w.

  “Delightfully readable are the letters. The book will be primarily
  interesting to another girl who has been or is thinking of studying
  abroad, but it is written in a chatty, gossipy manner which makes easy
  reading.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 198. Ap. 1, ‘05. 230w.

  “A series of bright and entertaining letters. They have a flavor of
  genuineness quite apart from their mention of real notabilities and
  places.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 959. Ap. 15, ‘05. 70w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 835. My. 27, ‘05. 70w.


=Dante Alighieri.= Divina commedia; tr. by H. F. Tozer. *$1. Oxford.

  “A translation into English prose intended primarily for readers who
  are not acquainted with Italian. Mr. Tozer has endeavored to give
  Dante’s meaning as fully and clearly as possible without adhering too
  literally to the words; and at the same time to present the poem in a
  fairly readable form.”—Bookm.

  “In rendering the poem itself Mr. Tozer’s prose contrasts lamentably
  with the noble, beautiful, living English and the unerring good taste
  of Professor Norton.” Abbott Foster.

     — + =Bookm.= 21: 418. Je. ‘05. 970w.

  “The translator has coped successfully with the difficult task of
  rendering Dante in English prose suitable for the student. From an
  artistic standpoint, much is necessarily lacking in the way of music
  and connotation of style.”

     + — =Critic.= 46: 288. Mr. ‘05. 70w.

  “The most obvious quality of Mr. Tozer’s translation is its
  readableness; its inferiority to Mr. Norton’s lies in a less profound
  Dante scholarship, and in a certain looseness of style which springs
  from a tendency to paraphrase, and now from the use of inappropriate
  words.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 298, Ap. 13, ‘05. 750w.

  Reviewed by W. L.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 184. Mr. 25, ‘05. 700w.


=Dante Alighieri.= Inferno: a translation and commentary, by Marvin R.
Vincent. **$1.50. Scribner.

  “While owning up to the ‘disenchantment’ of any translation,” the
  author, who is professor of sacred literature in the Union theological
  seminary, offers his own as a help to ‘make the study of Dante what it
  should be—a part of the curriculum of every theological institution.’
  The translation “is fortified with about 125 pages of notes which
  comprise a commentary on words and phrases and ideas gathered and
  sifted from H. F. Tozer’s convenient book of explanation, and from
  similar publications. The author has also scattered some things of his
  own with lavish hand—principally in the departments of religions and
  ethical interpretation, altho there are some of historical fact.” (N.
  Y. Times).

  “The student is led without useless ornamentation directly to the
  poet’s conception; and that is what most students want.”

       + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 379. Ap. ‘05. 210w.

  “Dr. Vincent has made a very strong, accurate and readable
  translation.”

     + + =Bookm.= 21: 418. Je. ‘05. 2890w.

  “It is far from being a successful translation, for the figurative
  meanings have almost entirely disappeared with the rhythmical. It is
  just as far from being a successful poem, for all that Dr. Vincent
  gives us has already been more concisely expressed in plain prose.
  These notes are of uniform excellence, and are, as the author
  intimates, the result of class-room debates. On the chance that there
  are certain intellects which will more rapidly grasp a blank verse
  ‘Inferno’ rather than one in genuine poetry like Cary’s or in
  rhetorical prose like Norton’s, Dr. Vincent’s book may not be deemed
  entirely superfluous. For such intellects his notes can hardly fail to
  be otherwise than enlightening and stimulating.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 38. Ja. 21, ‘05. 560w.

  “Dr. Vincent announces that he has made a literal translation based on
  the Oxford text of Dr. Moore.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 30: 759. D. ‘04. 80w.


=D’Arblay, Madame.= See =Burney, Frances.=


=Dargan, Edwin Charles.= History of preaching from the apostolic fathers
to the great reformers. **$1.75. Armstrong.

  “This, the first of three volumes, carries the subject to the close of
  the Reformation period. The two that are to follow will treat of
  modern European preaching and the history of preaching in the United
  States. Thus a field at present but partially worked will be fully
  covered. The present volume treats successively of the patristic
  preaching, its decline after the fourth century, mediæval preaching
  from the eleventh to the fourteenth century, and the subsequent
  renaissance.”—Outlook.

  “Dr. Dargan gives us a careful view of the historic settings and
  abundant biographical detail.”

     + + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 598. Jl. ‘05. 70w.

  “The author appears to have done very little original research, but he
  writes a readable style, and has made use of good sources of
  information.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 271. Ag. 26. 130w.

  “We know of no other work of this character in which the combination
  of pleasing diction and abundant information is more satisfactory. Our
  author has depended largely upon Protestant authorities on matters
  connected with the Catholic church. The erudition of the author, his
  pleasing style and his spirit of equity give to the book a large
  value.”

   + + — =Baltimore Sun.= : 8. Mr. 8, ‘05. 490w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 139. Mr. 4, ‘05. 370w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 449. F. 18, ‘05. 190w.

  * “The book is a treasury of learning of a certain kind, but the
  learning is scarcely helpful. As a bibliography, indeed, the volume
  may be useful.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: sup. 910. D. 2, ‘05. 190w.


=Dasent, Sir George Webbe.= Heroes of Iceland; adapted from the
translation of Dasent by Allen French. $1.50. Little.

  A tale adapted from Dasent’s translation of “The story of burnt Njal,”
  the great Icelandic saga, with a preface, introduction and notes by
  Mr. French. It pictures Iceland in the tenth century, the old pagan
  life, the dawn of Christianity, and the struggle of mighty heroes.

  * “In his comprehensive introduction as well as his notes, the author
  gives a thoro setting.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1387. D. 14, ‘05. 50w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 471. Jl. 15, ‘05. 100w.

  “A very convenient form of the greatest of Icelandic stories.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 526. O. 28, ‘05. 30w.

  * “We have no criticism to make on Mr. French’s execution of his
  task.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: sup. 904. D. 2, ‘05. 280w.


=Dasent, Sir George Webbe.= Popular tales from the Norse. *$2.50.
Putnam.

  The third edition of an 1859 English classic. “The book contains
  besides the ‘Tales,’ the introduction of the original edition, which
  considers broadly the origin and diffusion of folk tales in general,
  and of the Norse popular tales in particular.... A new part of the
  book is a memoir of the author by his son, Arthur Irwin Dasent, who
  gives an account of his father’s career from the time of his birth, on
  the island of St. Vincent, in 1817, to his death in England, in 1896.
  It is the story of an extraordinarily full and busy life, and a
  typically English record, at the same time, of recognition and merited
  reward.” (Nation).

  “These, because of their manner and matter, are as fresh as on the day
  when they were first given in English garb. Scarcely a writer of
  recent time has been the possessor of such an English vocabulary or
  the master of such an English style. Dasent’s ‘Tales’ are in this way
  not only a singularly remarkable instance of felicitous translation
  from a foreign language into our own, but are at the same time a well
  of English, pure and undefiled, and a model of what English prose
  happily may be.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 114. F. 9, ‘05. 530w.


=Daumier, Honore.= International Studio. Daumier and Gavarni. *$2; *$3.
Lane.

  A number devoted to Daumier and Gavarni, the two great French
  cartoonists of the last century. There are two dozen reproductions of
  their work in color and photogravures, and a hundred illustrations in
  black and white. Critical and biographical notes on Daumier are
  translated from an essay of M. Henri Frantz, and there is an essay
  upon Gavarni by M. Octave Uzanne.

  “Will be greatly prized by collectors of the works of the great
  satirical cartoonists and illustrators. It will prove a valuable
  addition to the art-collector’s library.” Amy C. Rich.

     + + =Arena.= 33: 338. Mr. ‘05. 690w.

  “The essays are after all mere introductions to the plates.
  Incidentally the cartoons furnish a fascinating interpretation of
  Parisian life and manners. The special numbers of ‘The studio’ are
  always interesting, but this one is unusually unique and suggestive.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 51. Ja. 16, ‘05. 260w.


=Davenport, Frederick Morgan.= Primitive traits in religious revivals: a
study in mental and social evolution. **$1.50. Macmillan.

  “This is a purely sociological interpretation of revivals, having no
  evangelistic bias or motive. In his development of this theme the
  author has introduced accounts of various revivals of this country and
  Great Britain.”—R. of Rs.

  “His collection of materials in this field is highly interesting, and
  a valuable supplement to Stoll’s ‘Suggestion and Hypnotismus in der
  Völker-psychologie.’” W. I. Thomas.

     + + =Am. J. Soc.= 11: 272. S. ‘05. 160w.

  * “It is a valuable contribution to our knowledge. Every minister
  should read it carefully and take its lessons to heart. The social
  student will find it helpful in explaining phenomena which have not
  received the attention they deserve.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 750. N. ‘05. 190w.

  Reviewed by E. T. Brewster.

     + — =Atlan.= 96: 688. N. ‘05. 500w.

  “The treatment of his subject is logical and fairly clear, though with
  a number of repetitions.” Rolvix Harlan.

   + + — =Bib. World.= 26: 237. S. ‘05. 570w.

  “The latter chapters of the book are somewhat disappointing. Instead
  of calm, scientific analyses or a logical drawing of conclusions,
  Prof. Davenport indulges in an exposition of his own theories and
  ideas.”

   + + — =Ind.= 59: 390. Ag. 17, ‘05. 580w.

  “The book is a valuable and highly interesting contribution to the
  many recent discussions of the place and value of the emotions in
  moral and religious development.”

   + + + =Nation.= 81: 20. Jl. 6, ‘05. 1080w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 437. Jl. 1, ‘05. 1660w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 767. Je. ‘05. 140w.


=Davidson, Andrew Bruce.= Theology of the Old Testament. **$2.50.
Scribner.

  Principal Salmond has compiled this treatise in Old Testament theology
  from the manuscripts left by Dr. Davidson. Under the doctrine of God,
  of man, of sin, of redemption, and of the last things, is given his
  theological interpretation of the Old Testament.

  “It is a pleasure to note throughout both volumes the keenness of
  observation, the gift of interpretative insight, and the incisive
  style which are conspicuous in all the writings of the lamented
  biblicist. It treats the Old Testament as not only a literary, but a
  moral unit. This is really the essence of the inadequacy and
  untimeliness of the book. The fact is that these lectures must be
  repudiated by biblical science in as far as they fail to indicate
  Israel’s progress in religious thought and make the Old Testament
  literature an illustration either of the New Testament teaching of our
  modern creeds. They must also be disowned by the ‘higher criticism,’
  of which Mr. Davidson was more or less an exponent, because they fail
  to apply an ethical test to religious belief.” James Frederick
  McCurdy.

     + — =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 346. Ap. ‘05. 5160w.

  “There are many fine discussions of particular problems, and many
  brilliant individual passages that one would like to quote; but there
  is no history of the religion of Israel. Will be useful to the
  preacher who wishes to gather up the teachings of the Old Testament on
  any given point; but it will be of little value to the student who is
  trained in modern historical methods.”

     — + =Bib. World.= 25: 283. Ap. ‘05. 2340w.

  “Containing incisive, profitable, and helpful discussions of some of
  the fundamental doctrines of the Old Testament.” Ira M. Price.

       + =Dial.= 38: 45. Ja. 16, ‘05. 600w.

  “The book contains much good material and is of real value.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 327. F. 9, ‘05. 320w.


=Davidson, Rev. John.= St. Peter and his training. *30c. Lippincott.

  “Following the New Testament account of the apostle, and setting aside
  the critical questions it raises, the author finds evidence of its
  truth in its consistent realism as a portrait from life.”—Outlook.

  “The psychological problem involved in the story of Peter’s denial of
  his Master is better handled, and more justly to Peter, than by most
  expositors.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 452. F. 16, ‘05. 70w.


=Davidson, John.= Selected poems. *$1.25. Lane.

  “Mr. Davidson has drawn from his seven earlier volumes with a shrewd
  critical sense.... Unusual mastery of narrative construction in verse,
  his energy of conception and readiness in the fundamental mind-work of
  poetry, are all shown here at their best in the ‘Ballads,’ which make
  the bulk of the book.”—Nation.

  “He handles the metre with masterly skill, filling it with imaginative
  life and power. The chief virtue of his ballads is the virile energy
  of the shaping strength that we feel working in them.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 329. Mr. 18. 850w.

  “Mr. John Davidson’s poetic view of the world is as tragical as Ernest
  Dowson’s; but there is a grim irony of intellectual strength in his
  work that marks him of a different race of men.” Ferris Greenslet.

       + =Atlan.= 96: 417. S. ‘05. 340w.

  “Uncommonly masculine volume.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 293. Ap. 13, ‘05. 330w.


=Davidson, Rt. Rev. Randall Thomas, archbishop of Canterbury.= Christian
opportunity. **$1.50. Macmillan.

  The sermons, addresses and speeches delivered by the Archbishop of
  Canterbury during his recent visit to America make a volume not only
  temporarily significant but monumental. “The most interesting contents
  of the volume, of course, are the sermons in Trinity church in Boston,
  and the address at Faneuil hall. None however, surpasses in excellence
  of material or stamps Dr. Davidson as a broader scholar than his
  cordial address to the evangelical ministers at Boston university. ‘We
  in England,’ he said, ‘have learned in these latter days to recognize
  better than ever before how splendid an element in the growth of
  English life and character is due to our Puritan forefathers, and you
  in New England have come to see that even among those whom your
  great-great-grandfathers thought were very black, there is something
  worth having and holding and thus we join hands in behalf of the
  common cause—the setting forward of our Master’s kingdom in the old
  world and in the new.’” (Pub. Opin.)

         =Atlan.= 95: 705. My. ‘05. 180w.

  “The title is happy, for the burden of them all is the greatness of
  the opportunity here in this new continent. Their level judgment,
  catholic spirit, and fraternal feeling ...”

     + + =Boston Evening Transcript.= : 7. F. 10, ‘05. 160w.

       + =Ind.= 58: 500. Mr. 2, ‘05. 90w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 58. Ja. 12, ‘05. 190w.

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 252. F. ‘05. 90w.


=Davidson, Thomas.= Education of the wage earners. *75c. Ginn.

  “The record of a unique experiment among the Russian Jews of New York
  city. As the result of a challenge at the close of a lecture,
  Professor Davidson organized a class composed almost exclusively of
  wage-earners from the tenement houses. With them he successfully
  studied the history of civilization, modern literature, and the
  history of philosophy.... The volume which is edited by Mr. Charles M.
  Blakewell, contains a brief biography and characterization of
  Professor Davidson by the editor.”—Dial.

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 128. Ja. ‘05. 80w.

  “With the interpreting touch of the editor, the inspiring letters of
  Davidson, and the final words from the pupils, we have a book of very
  real and personal force.” Lucy Wright.

     + + =Charities.= 14: 642. Ap. 1, ‘05. 540w.

  Reviewed by Henry D. Sheldon.

         =Dial.= 38: 271. Ap. 16, ‘05. 210w.

  Reviewed by J. Lawrence Laughlin.

 *   + + =J. Pol. Econ.= 13: 611. S. ‘05. 370w.


=Davies, D. Ffrangçon-.= Singing of the future; with an introd. by
Edward Elgar. *$2.50. Lane.

  “In the old warfare between technique and intelligence as regards
  musical interpretation, Mr. Ffrangçon-Davies declares himself, as we
  might expect, on the side of intelligence. With him the meaning is
  everything, and he contends that if the singer thinks the words he is
  singing, all the rest will follow of itself.... Far from despising
  vocal technique, the author lays great stress on a sound method, and
  explains what the basis of that method should be.”—Lond. Times.

  “It is a pity that by the copious use of footnotes and parentheses the
  author should have weakened his case, for by these and other means he
  qualifies almost everything he says till the reader is at a loss to
  keep the main drift of his argument in view.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 306. S. 22, ‘05. 610w.

 *   + + =Nation.= 81: 467. D. 7, ‘05. 420w.


=Davies, Gerald Stanley.= Franz Hals. $1.75. Macmillan.

  This latest addition to the “Great masters in painting and sculpture
  series” is devoted to that Dutch artist of the early 17th century,
  Franz Hals. All that is actually known or surmised concerning his life
  is given and there are 35 half-tone reproductions of the author’s best
  known paintings. There is also a chronological list of his most
  important pictures, and a catalog of his works arranged according to
  the galleries in which they are hung.

  “Mr. Davies’s work is a fine example of what a sympathetic,
  imaginative, and withal a learned man may produce from very slender
  accepted data.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 157. Mr. 11, ‘05. 520w.


=Davies, Rev. John Llewelyn,= ed. Workingmen’s college, 1854-1904.
*$1.25. Macmillan.

  Records of its history and its work by members of the college. For
  half a century the workingmen’s college has played an important part
  in the sociological evolution of England, and its history and
  development are of general interest. The editor has written a chapter
  on F. D. Maurice, who was the real founder of the college. Mr. G. W.
  Trevelyan writes a chapter on “The college and other universities.”
  Mr. J. P. Elmslie describes “Art teaching in early days,” Mr. C. B.
  Lucas tells of “The college clubs.” There are many other chapters
  illustrating the development of this great work from a simple night
  school to a model institution of its kind.

  “The value of the book is enhanced by some excellent portraits; but it
  lacks an index.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 35. Ja. 14, ‘05. 200w.

         =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 337. Mr. ‘05. 100w.

         =Nation.= 80: 290. Ap. 13, ‘05. 120w.

         =Spec.= 94: 18. Ja. 7, ‘05. 1520w.


=Davies, W. W.= Codes of Hammurabi and Moses. *75c. Meth. bk.

  A comparison of the laws of Hammurabi and Moses which is designed to
  help all Bible students. To this end the text of the Hammurabi code is
  given in small pica type, selected parallels from the Old Testament in
  long primer, and remarks and comments in brevier.

         =Outlook.= 81: 332. O. 7, ‘05. 150w.


=Davis, Foxcroft.= Mrs. Darrell. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  In this novel of Washington life Elizabeth Brandon marries Darrell and
  finds out too late that she loves his friend and cousin Hugh Pelham.
  Upon Darrell’s death his estate goes to Pelham, who is in Africa, and
  his lawyers press Elizabeth sorely. This destroys her faith in Pelham
  and she all but falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous senator,
  who wishes to divorce his wife and marry her, when Pelham returns. The
  senator’s daughter also plays an important part in the story.

  “The story is slight, the characters shadowy, and the style, except
  for a strange abundance of ‘non-sequiturs,’ exceedingly commonplace.”

       — =Nation.= 81: 148. Ag. 17, ‘05. 310w.

  “Not only does he reveal the actions of his characters, but also the
  train of thoughts that lead up to those actions. Nevertheless ‘Mrs.
  Darrell’ is a book full of interest.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 379. Je. 10, ‘05. 610w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 391. Je. 17, ‘05. 210w.

  “The book as regards plot and constructive power and development
  cannot be praised highly, but the love story is in some ways unusually
  interesting.”

     — + =Outlook.= 80: 393. Je. 10, ‘05. 80w.


* =Davis, John Patterson.= Corporations: a study of the origin and
development of the great business combinations and their relation to the
authority of the state. 2v. **$4.50. Putnam.

  “This treatise is of great helpfulness to the student of what is now
  familiarly known as the ‘corporation problem.’ ... The subject is here
  attacked chiefly from the historical standpoint, from the earliest
  manifestations of corporate activity in the ecclesiastical
  organizations of the primitive Christian church to the colonial
  companies, forerunners of the development companies of to-day. There
  are, however, chapters dealing with contemporary phenomena at a length
  sufficient to make the writer’s views concerning the structure,
  operation, and future of the modern corporation clear.”—Lit. D.

  * “Without fully concurring with him, we find his views highly
  suggestive and stimulating, and ... ‘a particularly welcome addition
  to economic literature.’”

     + + =Lit. D.= 31: 798. N. 25, ‘05. 580w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 654. O. 7, ‘05. 680w.


=Davis, Norah.= Northerner. †$1.50. Century.

  The hero of Miss Davis’ first published book is a young New York
  capitalist who buys a street railway and a lighting plant in an
  Alabama town. Titanic and aggressive, young Falls underrates the
  momentum of sectional prejudice even where it carries with it the
  sanity of a whole town. Mob violence, strikes, and a lynching form the
  dramatic phase of the story whose other side portrays the loyalty and
  courage of Joan Adair. This southern girl, tho reared to the fanatic
  prejudice of her townsmen, could, one is led to believe, champion
  right and justice impersonally, even tho the process had not been
  terribly confused with her love for the much misunderstood and
  ostracized hero.

  * “The supreme merit of the book lies, however, in the subtle
  delineation of Southern life with its love, its fear, its pride, its
  idealism, and its prejudice.”

       + =Arena.= 34: 664. D. ‘05. 500w.

  * “The serious questions of the Northerner are vigorously stated, and
  some characters and scenes very forcibly presented. The construction
  is bad, and there is a lot of tiresome talk.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 510. D. 21, ‘05. 340w.

  “The principal value of the story is in its depicting of the life of
  the half-asleep, half-awake southern town with its new-formed
  ambitions obscured by the rubbish of old traditions.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 601. N. 4, ‘05. 200w.


=Davis, Richard Harding.= Miss Civilization. **50c. Scribner.

  “A comedy in one act, founded on a story by the late James Harvey
  Smith. By means of strategy, the daughter of a wealthy man succeeds in
  holding three thieves in her home until the arrival of the police,
  whom she had summoned by telephone when she first heard the burglars
  trying to file their way into the house.”—Bookm.

  “This playlet is admirably suited for parlor and amateur theatricals,
  where it will furnish both to actors and audiences unalloyed delight.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 783. Ap. 6, ‘05. 80w.

  “This is a lively and amusing play. It is not badly suited for amateur
  rendering.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 605. Mr. 4, ‘05. 30w.


=Davison, Charles.= Study of recent earthquakes. $1.50. imp. Scribner.

  “This copiously illustrated volume ... gives a popular account of the
  results which have been arrived at by modern seismology.... Rather
  than grouping seismic phenomena, as we should expect to find them in a
  text-book, the author has given a concise history of eight
  disturbances, each of which has a special interest.... A subject
  attractive to the general reader which is referred to in several
  chapters as an account of signs which have given warning of a coming
  earthquake.”—Nature.

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 404. Ap. 1. 710w.

  “Mr. Davidson’s book is well worth reading, whilst the manner in which
  its contents have been arranged should obtain for it a circulation
  amongst those who seek for general information.”

     + + =Nature.= 71: 532. Ap. 6, ‘05. 630w.

     + + =Spec.= 94: 677. My. 6, ‘05. 290w.


=Davitt, Michael.= Fall of feudalism in Ireland. **$2.50. Harper.

  “The land league revolution of the Irish people, their struggles to
  regain possession of the lands confiscated under Cromwellian
  settlement,—which was virtually continued during two hundred and fifty
  years,—is set forth in this book.... Parnell is, of course, Mr.
  Davitt’s hero; and the personal portraiture he gives is both
  interesting and valuable.”—Critic.

  “He writes from a partisan viewpoint and, as might have been expected,
  makes no attempt to conceal his partisanship. Despite this fact he has
  done good service to contemporary history by the care he has bestowed
  on the documentary part of his exhaustive work.” E. P.

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 454. Ja. ‘05. 230w.

  “Is of great value both as a record and as literature.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 95. Ja. ‘05. 230w.


* =Dawson, Miles Menander.= Business of life insurance. **$1.50. Barnes.

  “Mr. Dawson writes as an actuary of long experience, addressing
  himself primarily to those holding or contemplating the purchase of
  life insurance. The comparative merits and defects of the various
  systems of insurance and forms of policy, the methods whereby rates
  are or should be fixed, the ‘schemes’ adopted by companies to increase
  their business—in short, almost every topic connected with the subject
  is discussed with a mingling of criticism, advice, and
  warning.”—Outlook.

  * “Practical suggestive, and soundly informative, this book should
  find a wide audience.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 680. N. 18, ‘05. 320w.


=Dawson, Samuel E.= Saint Lawrence, its basin and border-lands. *$1.35.
Stokes.

  “In orderly fashion and in often luminous phrase Dr. Dawson sets forth
  the story of the discovery, exploration, and occupation of the
  northeastern part of the North American continent. The text is
  accompanied by some good illustrations and by some especially good
  maps.”—Outlook.

  “This learned Canadian not only enjoys a wide personal knowledge of
  the region he deals with but is likewise possessed of the critical
  faculty, which has enabled him to deal satisfactorily with a subject
  involving a good many disputed points.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 116. Jl. 22. 1210w.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 382. O. ‘05. 90w.

     + + =Ind.= 49: 876. O. 12, ‘05. 230w.

  “His present volume is a critical and scholarly study of the most
  fruitful era of early North American exploration.” Cyrus C. Adams.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 585. S. 9, ‘05. 1920w.

  “This volume should appeal to the student of history and to the lover
  of romance.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 839. Jl. 29, ‘05. 60w.

  “It is a rare treat to read Dr. Dawson’s scholarly and delightful
  volume.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 478. O. 7, ‘05. 160w.


=Dawson, Thomas C.= South American republics, pt. 2. **$1.35. Putnam.

  “Descriptive rather than analytical,” this work presents “an excellent
  summary of the events leading up to the independence of the South
  American republics. The first volume, dealing with Argentina,
  Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil, was written during the period when he
  [Mr. Dawson] was secretary of the United States legation to Brazil.
  During the interval between the appearance of the first and second
  volumes the author was appointed minister to Santo Domingo. This
  second volume deals with Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador,
  Venezuela.”—Ann. Am. Acad.

  “His exposition of contemporary history is disappointing. There are
  too many names and dates and too few explanatory remarks. There is a
  tendency to dwell on the period of the conquest and to leave untouched
  the difficult business of untangling the innumerable revolutions of
  the past eighty years. Even as a collection of historical primers its
  value is seriously impaired by evidences of hasty or inaccurate
  compilation. To attempt to read the volume through is sufficiently
  confusing, but the publishers have not improved matters. The
  illustrations do not illustrate. Moreover, the maps are inadequate and
  out of date.” Hiram Bingham.

     + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 671. Ap. ‘05. 520w.

  “The author has shown great skill in the presentation of the economic
  situation in compressing the history of eleven republics into two
  small volumes. In the presentation of the political situation the
  author has been careful to keep himself free from partisanship or
  bias. This work when read in connection with Stanford’s ‘Geographical
  compendium of South America,’ will furnish a clear-cut picture of the
  present situation in the South American republics.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 338. Mr. ‘05. 250w.

       + =Ind.= 58: 1189. My. 25, ‘05. 200w.

  * “Excellent, useful, and most readable book. Mr. Dawson, however,
  largely owes the remarkable completeness of this work to his familiar
  acquaintance with the Spanish literature on the subject, and his great
  personal opportunities for compiling the history of the nineteenth
  century in South America.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 696. N. 4, ‘05. 330w.


=Dawson, W. J.= Evangelistic note, *$1.25. Revell.

  A book of addresses on evangelical topics by a man well known as a
  successful international revivalist. He resigned the pastorate of the
  Highburg quadrant church in England to enter a more evangelistic
  field, and his sermons defend liberal theology and set forth the value
  of his work.

  “His sermons are models of manly appeal to the thinking people of
  to-day.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 897. Ap. 20, ‘05. 180w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 958. Ap. 15, ‘05. 230w.

  “Among the various essays, addresses and sermons in the book the one
  which gives the whole its title is the best and most adequate, with
  the additional advantage of being written in clear, forceful,
  convincing English such as is seldom found in current literature.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 390. Mr. 11, ‘05. 640w.


=Dawson, William James.= Makers of English fiction. *$1.50. Revell.

  Dr. Dawson begins with Daniel Defoe and discusses the writers of
  novels of sentiment from Richardson to Fielding, and to Jane Austen,
  then he takes up the works of Sir Walter Scott, Thackeray, Dickens,
  the Bronte sisters, George Eliot, Charles Reade, Charles Kingsley,
  George Meredith, Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others,
  closing the book with chapters on “Religion in fiction” and a
  “Concluding survey.”

  “He is a patient and systematic reader; his powers of analysis are
  considerable, his sympathies are broad, and he has, what is an
  extremely valuable gift, the historic sense.” E. C.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 757. N. 11, ‘05. 1070w.

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 429. O. 21, ‘05. 220w.

  * “The book is well worth reading, as a comprehensive survey of a
  development, and as painstaking a work of criticism as has come to us
  for many a day.”

   + + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 664. N. 18, ‘05. 280w.


=Day, Emily Foster.= Menehunes. *75c. Elder.

  A folklore tale of the Menehunes, the tiny dwarfs of Hawaii,
  illustrated by Spencer Wright.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 385. D. 1, ‘05. 90w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 450. N. 30, ‘05. 100w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 892. D. 16, ‘05. 210w.


=Day, Thomas Fleming.= Hints to young yacht skippers. $1. Rudder pub.

  Mr. Day says this handbook is offered in response to many letters from
  boys and young men “asking for hints on all manner of subjects
  relating to the care, handling, buying and equipping of small yachts.”
  Being a practical sailor and yachtsman himself, he knows the necessity
  of the sort of information he compiles, in fact declares that had he
  owned such a book in the beginning, it would have saved him time,
  money, hard work and anxiety.

  “The book is full of useful information.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 39. Ja. 21, ‘05. 330w.

  (Detailed statement of contents.)


=Dealey, James Quayle, and Ward, Lester Frank.= Text book of sociology.
*$1.30. Macmillan.

  A text book founded upon the sociological writings of Dr. Ward, and
  especially upon his work, “Pure sociology.” This epitome is stamped
  with the same characteristics that are emphasized thruout Dr. Ward’s
  study, viz., the mastery of the impersonal tone over the human. “He
  carries from his work in physical science a certain abstractness of
  statement which is partly inseparable from all generalization, but
  which has the effect of holding the interpretation farther aloof from
  actual life than is desirable or necessary.” (Am. J. Soc.)

  “Comes nearer than any predecessor to satisfying reasonable demands
  for an elementary textbook in general sociology.” Albion W. Small.

   + + — =Am. J. Soc.= 11: 266. S. ‘05. 1190w.

  * “The abridgment has been excellently done.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1157. N. 16, ‘05. 30w.

  “It is therefore a wide field that is traversed here under the lead of
  a stimulating if not always convincing teacher.”

     + — =Outlook.= 80: 887. Ag. 5, ‘05. 290w.


Decennial publications of the University of Chicago. 1st series, 10v.
*$40. Univ. of Chicago press.

  Ten imposing quarto volumes, well bound in red cloth, compose the
  first series of the Chicago university decennial publications and
  contain two volumes of reports and eight volumes of investigations,
  the latter consisting of a collection of articles representing the
  work of research of the several departments of the university,
  organized during the decennium. Vol. I and II contain President
  Harper’s report for the first ten years of the life of Chicago
  university; vol. III contains, part I, Systematic theology, Church
  history, Practical theology; part II, Philosophy, Education; vol. IV
  is devoted to Political economy, Political science, History, and
  Sociology; vol. V includes the Semitic languages and literature,
  Biblical and patristic Greek; vol. VI deals with the Greek language
  and literature, the Latin language and literature, Sanskrit and
  Indo-European comparative philology, classical archæology; vol. VII
  turns to the province of Romance languages and literatures, the
  Germanic languages and literatures and to English; vol. VIII invades
  the field of Astronomy and Astrophysics; vol. IX treats the subjects
  of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Geology; and vol. X deals with
  Zoology, Anatomy, Physiology, Neurology, Botany, Pathology, and
  Bacteriology.

         =Bib. World.= 25: 240. Mr. ‘05. 50w. (States contents of v. 5.)

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 44. Jl. 6, ‘05. 410w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 164. Mr. 18, ‘05. 760w. (Survey of
         contents).

  “The whole series is a remarkable presentation of the intellectual
  activity which has prevailed at this youthful university during the
  brief period of its existence.”

   + + + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 593. Ap. 15, ‘05. 410w.


=Deecke, W.= Italy: a popular account of the country, its people, and
its institutions (including Malta and Sardinia); tr. by H. A. Nesbitt.
$5. Macmillan.

  A book which gives a German professor’s account of Italy. “Beginning
  with the boundaries of the country and the ancient attempts at
  geographical description, it proceeds to treat of the orography and
  general features of the surface, goes on to the geology and the
  climate, giving incidentally an account of the volcanic phenomena and
  touching briefly on the animals and plants. The various elements of
  the population are then described, with a short sketch of the history,
  and a fuller account of products, trade and manufactures, political
  institutions, finance, internal communications, and education, the
  church, language, and science, and a topographical description of
  various parts of the peninsula and the adjoining isles.” (Nation.)

  “It is popular in the very best sense of the word. In the first place,
  it is comprehensive. In the second place, it is compact. The work is
  simply a marvel of condensation. In the third place, the book is
  exceedingly readable. The only adverse criticism we have is that the
  statistics are not quite up to the present, and the reader will want
  constantly to refer to later tables. But in other respects we do not
  know of another book on Italy at once so comprehensive, so accurate,
  and so interesting.”

   + + — =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 378. Ap. ‘05. 250w. (States contents of
         Vol. V.)

  “Is all done carefully and well.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 588. My. ‘05. 100w.

  “That the book is dull is therefore not surprising; but that it is
  also full of errors is both surprising and inexcusable.”

     — — =Dial.= 38: 95. F. 1, ‘05. 410w.

  “It is really nothing more than a compilation of the facts that may be
  found in condensed form in a half dozen well selected books.”

     + — =Ind.= 58: 1070. My. 11, ‘05. 170w.

  “When we turn to subjects wherein the element of time does not enter
  so immediately we find reason for little save praise.”

   + + — =Lit. D.= 31: 498. O. 7, ‘05. 760w.

  “An elaborate account of Italy, worked out with true German
  thoroughness. It covers pretty nearly every aspect in which the land
  and its inhabitants can be regarded. Taking the book as a whole, it is
  a careful and intelligent piece of work, clearly and simply written,
  and generally accurate. We have noted a certain number of errors in
  fact, but none of great importance, though there are some errors in
  nomenclature, and some mistakes in the accounts given of particular
  places. A book which amounts to an encyclopaedic description of Italy
  from so many points of view. The topographical part is really
  something between a gazetteer and a guidebook, fit to be used for
  reference rather than to be read continuously.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 250. Mr. 30, ‘05. 2290w.


=Deeping, Warwick.= Slanderers. †$1.50. Harper.

  “Gabriel Strong is the son of a tea merchant ... is a dreamer, an
  idler.... Partly to please himself, partly to please his father,
  partly to save trouble, he makes love to and marries a fine sleek
  tiger-cat of a woman, and as soon as it is too late repents.” He finds
  that he loves the daughter of a miser, but swears to love this Joan
  only in spirit. “Meanwhile the sleek, handsome wife gets bored, goes
  off elsewhere, and the gossips of the village get busy with the
  greenwood meanderings of Gabriel and Joan. Hence the name of ‘The
  slanderers.’ ... They are the parson’s wife, the doctor’s wife, the
  members of the church guilds, and like fine charitable organizations.
  And these women are allowed no virtues at all to temper the malignity
  of their tongues and their feminine proneness to think evil of other
  people.” (N. Y. Times).

  “The style is good and the texture of the English is durable.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 93. Jl. ‘05. 110w.

  “Mr. Deeping is somewhat crass and crude in his methods with these
  slanderers. You get the idea that Mr. Deeping imagines religion is a
  mere cloak for hypocrisy, or a grindstone for sharp knives to slay the
  reputations of indiscreet idealists. Really the trouble with Mr.
  Deeping is the lack of enough humor to adjust his burning ethical
  sentiments, his opulent fleshly imaginings, to each other and to the
  meridian of average sanity. The story is dragged violently by the hair
  of its head into an ending which satisfies—if it does nothing else—the
  average reader’s supposed demand for a happy outcome, but it is
  distinctly disappointing in spite of patches of purple language.”

       — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 117. F. 25. ‘05. 610w.

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 654. Mr. 11, ‘05. 120w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 38: 429. Mr. 18, ‘05. 290w.

  “Mr. Deeping’s tapestry has not acquired that soft glory which makes
  its best beauty. And as for the modern design, it is quite atrocious.”

     — — =Reader.= 6: 92. Je. ‘05. 370w.

  “Many of his pages glow with genuine romantic beauty.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 477. S. ‘05. 170w.


=Dekker, Eduard Douwes.= (Multatuli, pseud.). Walter Pieterse: a story
of Holland. $1.50. Friderici & Garies.

  “Walter is in a way a Dutch ‘Sentimental Tommy,’ and the growth of his
  vivid imagination and literary aspiration among rather sordid
  surroundings and stolid people is told with minuteness and perhaps a
  little over-elaborated humor. ‘Multatuli’ is not exactly a Dutch
  Dickens, but he has some Dickensy qualities.”—Outlook.

  “His story is immensely detailed and told in a bygone style of
  confidentialness, but a style highly animated and frequently witty.
  The translator, though a Ph. D., affronts style and even grammar at
  moments.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 234. Mr. 23, ‘05. 520w.

  “In fact, you may see in Dekker now touches of Fielding, now of Heine,
  (he has been called the Holland Heine), now the contemporary
  iconoclast. Bernard Shaw, whose hatred of ‘respectability’ he shares.
  Adherents of the new school of novelists, Ibsenites, &c., who are not
  already familiar with Dekker’s work will not regret a perusal of Mr.
  Evans’s rendering, nor will the more catholic seekers after real life
  in fiction—real, yet divorced from sentiment.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 39, Ja. 21, ‘05. 430w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 248. Ja. 28. ‘05. 50w.


=De la Pasture, Mrs. Henry.= Peter’s mother. †$1.50. Dutton.

  “The realm of the wholesome commonplace” is chosen for this story.
  There is Peter’s widowed mother, Lady Mary, whose gentleness is
  contrasted with the tyrannical selfishness of her son; there is the
  brilliant Sarah who adores the mother, and to spare her the suffering
  inflicted by the caddish son, sets to work to wind the youth about her
  finger. How she succeeds forms one side of a story whose other phase
  deals with a middle-aged romance involving Lady Mary and two men—“one
  strong, serene, patient, understanding, the other with a passion so
  lofty as to sacrifice itself upon its own altar.”

  “It is a delightful story, told with a certain distinction and much
  charm. The whole thing is in harmony.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 149. F. 18, ‘05. 210w.

       — =Critic.= 47: 477. N. ‘05. 30w.

         =Ind.= 59: 986. O. 26, ‘05. 120w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 510. Ag. 5, ‘05. 430w.

  “This book is a good illustration of the fact that normal characters
  can be made interesting.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 984. Ag. 19, ‘05. 100w.

  “An excellent entertainment in which sentiment and humour are most
  agreeably blended.”

       + =Spec.= 94: 258. F. 18, ‘05. 720w.


=Deledda, Grazia.= After the divorce. †$1.50. Holt.

  The author, a young Sardinian, has written a sad story of Italian
  peasant life. The hero is condemned to twenty-seven years imprisonment
  for the murder of his uncle. During his confinement, before the
  confession of the real murderer frees him and establishes his
  innocence, his baby dies and his pretty young wife, who lacks both
  money and character, secures a divorce, under the new law which
  liberates the wife of a convict, and marries a wealthy lover whom she
  had once rejected. The story is a pitiful one, and when at last the
  two are reunited they are saddened, disillusioned, and their young
  happiness is gone forever.

  “In style she is as simple and unaffected as Verga himself. She
  effaces herself almost wholly, she makes you see the primitive life of
  her little island almost as vividly as though you were there in
  person.” Frederic Taber Cooper.

     + + =Bookm.= 21: 270. My. ‘05. 400w.

  “The translation appears competent and sympathetic.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 93. Jl. ‘05. 340w.

  “As a picture of peasant characteristics and modes of thought it is
  perfect.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1007. My. 4, 05. 270w.

  “As a thing of beauty and a joy forever, the book is a failure; as a
  manifesto against divorce, it might be adopted by all good Catholics.”

     — + =Nation.= 80: 378. My. 11, ‘05. 190w.

  “It is a human story, and the fact that it apparently has lost
  something in the translation does not alter the fact that it is still
  well worth reading.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 267. Ap. 22, ‘05. 690w.

       + =Outlook.= 80: 92. My. 6, ‘05. 20w.

  “The translator has apparently preserved the color and flavor of the
  original; her chief fault is a too slavish following.”

   + + — =Reader.= 6: 592. O. ‘05. 390w.


=Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel.= Breaking the wilderness: the story of
the conquest of the far West. **$3.50. Putnam.

  It is the aim of this book to “present a review in chronological order
  of the important events which contributed to breaking the wilderness
  that so long lay untamed west of the Mississippi, mentioning with as
  much detail as possible in a single popular volume the principal
  persons and happenings in proper sequence, but paying special
  attention to the trapper and trader element, which, more than any
  other, dispelled the mysteries of the vast region.”

  “Barring the deficiencies which mar its critical value, Mr.
  Dellenbaugh has produced a fairly satisfactory work.” Isaac Joslin
  Cox.

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 169. O. ‘05. 840w.

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 183. Ag. 5. 620w.

  “The greatest interest of the book will probably be found to lie in
  the innumerable and fully authenticated tales of trappers and traders
  with which its pages abound.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 274. Ap. 16, ‘05. 290w.

  “In most, if not all, respects Mr. Dellenbaugh’s book is admirable.
  The text is a rare combination of history, observation and story
  telling, and it is beautifully illustrated. The ‘breaking of the
  wilderness,’ the once savage region west of the Mississippi, by
  explorer, fighter, trapper and settler is pictured to us as by a
  vitascope.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 727. Mr. 30, ‘05. 50w.

  “Is naturally one of great interest and value.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 140. Mr. 4, ‘05. 1110w.

  “The chief value of Mr. Dellenbaugh’s work is the presentation of the
  chronological review of Western exploration in unbroken sequence.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 508. Ap. ‘05. 250w.

  “His style is too abrupt, and the separate phases of the history have
  the appearance of being thrown together.”

   + — — =Spec.= 94: 923. Je. 17, ‘05. 270w.


* =Denk, Victor Martin Otto (Otto von Schaching, pseud.).= Violin maker;
trans, by Sara Trainer Smith. 45c. Benziger.

  The story of the gentle, pious Matthias Klotz, son of a poor tailor of
  Mittenwald, of how he herded his father’s goats and how Jacob Strainer
  found him, discovered his ambition to become a violin maker, and took
  him away to his own school at Absam. From him Matthias went to other
  masters in Italy, and after years of faithful work returned to his
  father and his old home and founded his own celebrated school in
  Mittenwald.


=Dent, Edward J.= Alessandro Scarlatti: his life and works. *$3.50.
Longmans.

  “An ambitious work dealing with the Neapolitan composer.... Without
  blind adoration of his hero, he has brought himself into thorough
  sympathy with Scarlatti’s personality, and has studied all his
  circumstances and his relations to Italian art.”—Acad.

  “Appreciation of Mr. Dent’s adventurous excursion into a new path is
  called for by the attempt as such, and the result of his labours is a
  handsome volume which should find a place in every music-lover’s
  library. Accuracy, not elegance of style, has been aimed at, yet there
  are occasional sentences where Mr. Dent has endeavoured to impart
  interest to the manner as well as the matter.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 147. F. 18, ‘05. 1470w.

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 538. Ap. 29. 470w.

  * “A work of high importance, which must be accepted as the standard
  authority on the life and writings of the Verdi of his time.” W. J.
  Henderson.

   + + + =Atlan.= 96: 852. D. ‘05. 240w.

  “An exhaustive study at first hand from original documents and
  scores.” Richard Aldrich.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 308. My. 13, ‘05. 780w.


=De Pue, Edward Spence.= Dr. Nicholas Stone. †$1.50. Dillingham.

  An exciting detective story in which Dr. Stone and the Pacific coast
  manager of a great life insurance company discover that several policy
  holders have been skilfully murdered. Their investigations bring them
  thrilling adventures in the Chinese quarter, Dr. Stone narrowly
  escapes cremation; but they relentlessly follow the strange evidence
  of strange drugs until they discover the criminal, a wealthy and
  respected old man, who devises unusual methods of murder for the mere
  joy of achievement without detection, letting the life insurance money
  go to an accomplice. There is also a love interest.

  “To those who crave in the reading the temporary excitement that
  attends the perusal of a story filled with murders and murder plots,
  the detection of crimes in spite of highly scientific methods employed
  to divert suspicion, and the tragic self-death of the murderer when he
  discovers that his deeds are known, this book may possess interest.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 204. Ap. 1, ‘05. 420w.


=De Selincourt, Beryl D.= Home of the first Franciscans in Umbria, the
borders of Tuscany and the Northern Marches. *$1.50. Dutton.

  “The author describes Assisi, the district of Lake Thrasymene, Monte
  Casale, and Vallingegno, two Umbrian solitudes, the valley of Rieti,
  the Marches and La Verna. She has also written an introduction in
  which she touches on the influence of the personality and temperament
  of St. Francis, of the places to which he retreated. The thirteen
  half-tone illustrations are reproductions of photographs taken by
  Mildred Bicknell.”—N. Y. Times.

  “Discriminating and sympathetic introduction. Mrs. de Selincourt’s
  style, in any liberal spirit of criticism, is of a high average.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 387. Ap. 8, ‘05. 1190w.

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 143. Jl. 29. 340w.

  “A successful attempt to show to what a degree the character and
  teachings of St. Francis of Assisi were shaped and illustrated by his
  surroundings.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 120. S. 1, ‘05. 170w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 225. Ap. 8, ‘05. 260w.

  “A manifest labor of love.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 344. Je. 3, ‘05. 100w.

  “Shows much diligence and contains some interesting and out-of-the-way
  information.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 100: 502. O. 14, ‘05. 970w.

  “The book is full of beauty and pathos, but it leaves us with but a
  vague idea of what St. Francis really thought.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 598. Ap. 22, ‘05. 320w.


=Deutsch, Leo.= Sixteen years in Siberia, tr. by Helen Chisholm. $3.
Dutton.

  A new and cheaper edition of “this well-written and convincing account
  of penal methods and conditions in Siberia by one who has known them
  to his cost ... the new edition contains ... a preface, in which the
  translator seeks to estimate the influence of recent events in giving
  impetus to the reform movement in Russia” and “an appendix, ... a
  reply by Count von Bülow to a Reichstag interpellation concerning the
  Königsberg trial of last July, when certain German subjects were
  prosecuted for smuggling revolutionary literature into Russia.”
  (Outlook.)

  “The volume deserves a wide reading.”

     + + =Ann.= Am. Acad. 26: 588. S. ‘05. 120w.

  “Very interesting and informing book.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 505. Jl. 29, ‘05. 410w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 643. Jl. 8, ‘05. 170w.


=Devine, Edward T.= Principles of relief. **$2. Macmillan.

  Dr. Devine’s experience as general secretary of the New York charity
  organization society has put him in vital touch with the practical
  aspects of a great cause. His convincing treatment is arranged under
  four heads: Part I “is a strong, clear, logical presentation of the
  essential ‘principles of relief.’ The fundamental and most fruitful
  idea of this discussion is that there is a normal standard of living
  which can be known and approximately measured, and that all relief
  work is to be judged by its success in aiding social debtors to find
  their place in a normal and well-balanced life.... In Part II is
  printed a most interesting and instructive collection of typical
  relief problems.... Part III is a sketch of certain aspects of relief.
  Part IV gives the story of relief methods at times of disaster.” (Am.
  J. Soc.)

  “While a certain amount of repetition of thoughts already published
  was inevitable in a systematic treatise, every chapter and paragraph
  has its justification. Looking back over the literature of charity
  produced during the last twenty years in America, we are bound to
  place this volume in the very front rank, with few companions in the
  specific field; and we must regard it as indispensable to the serious
  student of the general subject.” Charles Richmond Henderson.

   + + + =Am. J. Soc.= 10: 554. Ja. ‘05. 670w.

  “In it are brought to consciousness, perhaps for the first time fully,
  the underlying principles on which the charity organization society
  movement is based. Moreover it undertakes to give a comprehensive
  statement of the elementary principles upon which all relief giving,
  whether public or private, should rest; and it correlates these
  principles with the general facts of economics and sociology in such a
  way as to leave no doubt in the mind of the reader that the author has
  mastered his subject. The point of view of the book is constructive
  throughout; and it is safe to say that for many years to come it will
  be, both for the practical worker and for the scientific student, the
  authoritative work upon the ‘principles of relief.’ I cannot help
  feeling, after careful reading, that the book shows too much the bias
  of the author’s personal field of labor. Its point of view is too
  exclusively that of the charity organization society worker.” Charles
  A. Ellwood.

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 143. Ja. ‘05. 870w.

  “No one who is interested either historically or practically in the
  subject of charity can afford to neglect this volume.” Winthrop More
  Daniels.

     + + =Atlan.= 95: 556. Ap. ‘05. 340w.

  “The book will help us to give a quantitative value to our vague
  notions about the standard of living and the minimum wage; and no
  writer has applied this definite standard to the methods of poor
  relief more thoroughly. Especially valuable to a student is the
  analysis of typical relief problems, which enables one to arrive at
  principles of relief much as a study of court decisions takes one to
  the heart of legal principles. The work will be recognized as one of
  the chief contributions on this vital subject.” Charles Richmond
  Henderson.

   + + + =Dial.= 38: 155. Mr. 1, ‘05. 330w.

  “The book as a whole will be a standard to all charity workers and
  professional philanthropists, but while not exactly over technical it
  is too heavy for the average reader, and will probably not interest
  him to any great extent.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 900. Ap. 20, ‘05. 300w.

  “While Mr. Devine’s statement of principles is not very lucid, his
  practical suggestions are instructive.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 235. Mr. 23, ‘05. 610w.

  “The first [volume] stirs the sympathies and supplies the motives for
  Christian charity; the second broadens the horizon and shows the
  problem in its world aspects; the third gives the practical and, so
  far as we can judge, wise counsel in dealing with the problem as it
  presents itself in American cities.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 902. Ap. 8, ‘05. 1440w.

  “Dr. Devine’s book is a manual at once of theory and of practice.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 30: 760. D. ‘04. 190w.

  “Aside from these few passages [pp. 12, 13, 462], which appear
  somewhat visionary, the book is eminently sane and practical.” David
  I. Green.

   + + — =Yale R.= 14: 81. My. ‘05. 1190w.


=Devins, John Bancroft.= Observer in the Philippines. $2. Am. tract.

  This report is the result of two months’ careful investigation in
  Luzon. It gives interesting notes of travel and fully covers the
  social, political and religious field. It tells what American
  missionaries are doing and shows that many of the Americans in the
  Philippines are of a type as greatly in need of missionaries as the
  Filipinos themselves.

  “Dr. Devins’s book is non-discriminating and simple-minded in a high
  degree.” H. Parker Willis.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 37. Jl. 16, ‘05. 390w.

  “Has included in his volume much useful information and much matter
  interesting and entertaining for one reason and another.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 580. S. 2, ‘05. 1080w.

   + + + =Outlook.= 80: 142. My. 13, ‘05. 270w.

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 767. Je. ‘06. 140w.


=Dexter, Edwin Grant.= History of education in the United States. **$2.
Macmillan.

  The work comprises in less than seven hundred pages of text “a survey
  of education in this country from the landing of the Cavaliers and of
  the Puritans to the opening of the twentieth century, including in it
  an historical survey and an analysis of contemporary conditions of
  education in every state in the Union, of every stage of education
  from kindergarten to popular lecture courses for adults, and of every
  phase of educational activity from an account of early schoolbooks to
  newspapers and periodicals of the various periods, the publication of
  learned societies and the work of libraries.... The general
  organization of the work is into three parts: the growth of the
  people’s schools, higher and special education, and educational
  extension.” (Educ. R.)

  “This book is very attractive in its make-up, but it will prove
  disappointing to those who hold that the history of education should
  be history. The declared purpose of the author is to present a mass of
  fact rather than discussions of historical trend. But instances are
  far too numerous in which the fact is not even fact.” Elmer Ellsworth
  Brown.

     + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 657. Ap. ‘05. 420w.

  “To compress so much in one volume is a task of no small magnitude,
  and to say that Professor Dexter has done this with excellent judgment
  and discrimination is only to give due praise. It is no detraction
  from the character of the text to say that the most valuable feature
  of the work is the elaborate bibliography at the end of each chapter
  and the marginal references which are to be found on every page.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 128. Ja. ‘05. 310w.

  “The best work of its class yet published. So far as it goes, it is
  most thoroughly and skilfully done.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 286. Mr. ‘05. 100w.

  “The handling of statistics is skilfully done. There is no unity,
  whole episodes in the history of education are absent, as are also the
  majority of the important personalities. A more accurate title would
  have been ‘A historical encyclopedia of American education.’” Henry
  Davidson Sheldon.

     + — =Dial.= 38: 270. Ap. 16, ‘05. 330w.

  “The merits of this book are those of comprehensiveness, organization,
  accurate analysis and classification, and excellent selection of the
  material to be included in a single volume dealing with so extended a
  subject; its demerits are an unfortunate lack of accuracy in many
  details, not all of them unimportant, and a tendency ... to accept
  stereotyped generalizations without adducing facts to support them,
  and the omission of any attempt to interpretation. No other single
  work, of even more than one volume, has ever attempted so much, so
  that there is little basis for comparison, and little room for
  criticism, so helpful is the general result. It is easily first of
  treatises upon the subject.” Paul Monroe.

   + + — =Educ. R.= 29: 202. F. ‘05. 2320w.

  “A work of truly encyclopedic comprehensiveness, but nevertheless
  readable.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 273. Ag. 3, ‘05. 80w.

     + + =Nature.= 72: 147. Je. 15, ‘05. 1550w.


=Dexter, Edwin Grant.= Weather influences; an empirical study of the
mental and physiological effects of definite meteorological conditions.
**$2. Macmillan.

  A monograph based upon a series of investigations of the committees of
  New York and Denver, and the effects of the weather changes of their
  divergent climates, upon their inhabitants. A comparison of the
  school, criminal, hospital, mortuary, and other records with the
  meteorological charts of the weather bureau gives the principal data
  for statistics as to the effect of wind and weather upon disease,
  drunkenness, insanity, crime, suicide, natural depravity of school
  children, errors of bank officials, etc.

  Reviewed by E. T. B.

         =Atlan.= 95: 135. Ja. ‘05. 320w.

         =Ind.= 58: 728. Mr. 30, ‘05. 510w.


=Dexter, Henry Martyn, and Dexter, Morton.= England and Holland of the
Pilgrims. **$3.50. Houghton.

  “The history of the Mayflower ‘Pilgrims’ is an important part of the
  history of the Protestant reformation in England.... Their most
  eminent historian was the late Dr. Dexter. The present volume, left
  unfinished at his death, completes their history by a full account of
  the environment and experience in which the reforming movement slowly
  struggled and groped towards the decisive venture, by which the door
  was opened at Plymouth rock to its great success.... Dr. Dexter’s
  draft of history, rewritten and edited by his son after further
  researches in England and Holland, now stands in a completeness to
  which it is likely that little can be added.”—Outlook.

  * “It is a book made by bookmen. Sometimes, as we read, our vision is
  obstructed; we cannot see the forest on account of the trees. The
  grand human story seems lost in a mass of antiquarian detail.” Wm.
  Elliot Griffis.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 306. N. 16, ‘05. 860w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 762. N. 11, ‘05. 600w.

  “A loving hand and diligent investigation of the original sources of
  information to the minutest details are apparent throughout the work.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 81: 575. N. 4, ‘05. 420w.


=Dicey, A. V.= Law and opinion in England. *$3. Macmillan.

  Professor Dicey “lays bare to the general reader the dominating
  influences, intellectual and moral, which characterize the general
  body of law-making or operating to change it.” (Ath.) “His careful
  soundings and observations lead him to mark on his chart of the
  nineteenth century three main currents—the first, the period of old
  Toryism or legislative quiescence extending from 1800-1830; ... the
  second is designated as the period of Benthamism or individualism; ...
  the third is described as the period of ‘collectivism,’—the growth of
  opinion ‘which favors the intervention of the State even at some
  sacrifice of individual freedom.’” (Lond. Times.)

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 727. Jl. 15, ‘05. 1130w.

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 5. Jl. 1, 1820w.

  “Mr. Dicey adds a familiarity with English literature and a simplicity
  of style in dealing with the most intricate topics and summarising the
  most extensive developments that will save his work from being
  relegated to the shelves of law libraries alone.” Robert C. Brooks.

     + + =Bookm.= 22: 282. N. ‘05. 1260w.

  “A masterly exposition of the forces which have promoted the course of
  our modern legislation and a penetrating analysis of the
  counter-currents and cross-currents of opinion which have delayed or
  diverted it.” R.

   + + + =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 829. O. ‘05. 250w.

  “This is a careful examination of a complex subject.”

   + + — =Lit. D.= 31: 626. O. 28, ‘05. 500w.

  “We know no better piece of work of its kind.”

   + + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 214. Jl. 7, ‘05. 1930w.

  “His chapter on judicial legislation—a most difficult subject—is a
  model.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 102. Ag. 3, ‘05. 2180w.

 *   + + =Outlook.= 81: 884. D. 9, ‘05. 1000w.

  “A work of unusual incisiveness and value.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 571. O. 28, ‘05. 460w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 510. O. ‘05. 90w.

  “We get a history of public opinion from a special point of view, and
  if it is far from being a history of opinion in its wider aspects
  during the nineteenth century, it deals with sufficient breadth and in
  sufficient detail with opinion as it affects the practical interests
  dealt with by legislation. Much of the best reading in Professor
  Dicey’s book consists of personal sketches.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 100: 86. Jl. 15, ‘05. 1810w.

  “Granted the difficulty of the subject, it may be fairly said that
  there is no other living scholar who could have handled it in a style
  so masterly and yet so attractive. Like all Professor Dicey’s books,
  it is easy to read, and the simplicity and orderliness of the
  narrative disguise the labour and thought involved in its preparation.
  There is no novel dogma propounded, but an accepted doctrine is
  brilliantly worked out in detail. For anyone who wishes a guide to
  that difficult thing, the intellectual life of a nation, we can
  imagine no more lucid and stimulating handbook.”

   + + + =Spec.= 95: 16. Jl. 1, ‘05. 880w.


=Dick, Stewart.= Arts and crafts of old Japan. **$1.20. McClurg.

  “If we would understand Japanese art we must accept the conventions,”
  says the author. The sympathetic attitude which grows out of a careful
  survey of the forces of Japanese development is necessary for
  connoisseur and beginner alike. Painting, color printing, sculpture
  and carving, metal work, keramics, lacquer, and landscape gardening
  and the arrangement of flowers are covered in the treatment.

  “It is by far the best short introduction to the subject of which it
  treats that has yet appeared.”

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 278. N. 1, ‘05. 290w.

  * “He talks entertainingly and correctly, and yet rather as a student
  and reader in Europe, than as an observer in Japan itself.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1478. D. 21, ‘05. 50w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 523. O. 28, ‘05. 90w.


=Dickberry, F.= Storm of London. $1.50. Turner, H. B.

  The earl of Somerville, weary of purposeless social life, decides upon
  suicide one night during a violent storm. When he awakens he looks
  upon a London from which every vestige of clothes and furniture had
  been swept away thus removing all outward signs of social distinction.
  “Yet even when we recognize that the book is in a way an allegory, and
  a satire upon the shams of modern life, nothing can alter the fact
  that here is a story which, chapter after chapter, pictures the
  fashionable life of London, the crowds in the street, the dinners and
  receptions and public functions, all thronged with men and women in
  the garb of Adam and Eve before the fall.” (Bookm.)

  “The volume may have a certain incisive irony, but it is sadly
  deficient in good taste.”

       — =Bookm.= 22: 37. S. ‘05. 300w.

  “An elaborate and tiresome extravaganza, in which the author handles
  the idea of an unclothed society with cumbrous and offensive satire.
  There is enough ability in the book to suggest that the writer might
  do something better.”

       — =Critic.= 47: 476. N. ‘05. 40w.

  “It is worth reading. It is undeniably smart.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 468. Jl. 15, ‘05. 500w.


=Dickens, Charles.= Christmas carol, and Cricket on the hearth. $2.
Baker.

  The illustrations of George Alfred Williams add much to this very
  attractive edition of the two Dickens’ stories which have come to be
  perennially a part of the holiday season.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 582. D. ‘05. 40w.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 388. D. 1, ‘05. 150w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1389. D. 14, ‘05. 50w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 381. N. 9, ‘05. 80w.

  * “On the whole it is an excellent book to put into the hands of young
  people who are nevertheless old enough to appreciate the qualities
  both of literary and artistic workmanship.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 833. D. 2, ‘05. 110w.


=Dickens, Charles.= Tale of two cities. $1.25. Crowell.

  Dickens’ “popular and picturesque” and thoroly authentic aid to the
  understanding of the terrible days of the French Revolution has ever
  taken its place beside the histories. This reprint is uniform with the
  “Thin paper classics.”


* =Dickens, Charles.= Tales from Dickens, ed. by Hallie Erminie Rives.
†$1.50. Bobbs.

  A short cut to the best selections from the best of Dickens’ works has
  been provided here for the uninitiated Dickens reader as well as the
  Dickens lover who desires to refresh his memory. On an average of four
  or five tales have been taken from each story, and many characteristic
  drawings reproduced.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 450. D. 16, ‘05. 50w.


* =Dickerson, Mary Angela.= Wonderful wishes of Jacky and Jean. †$1.
Wessels.

  The story of two children who had a fairy sparrow that made wishes
  realities for them. But the sport had trials too which mingle with the
  wonders of the tale.


=Dickerson, Mary C.= Moths and butterflies. *$1.25. Ginn.

  An elementary text-book for use in the upper grammar grades and lower
  high school classes. The life histories of eighteen moths and nine
  butterflies are given in parts 1 and 2. Part 3 is devoted to
  Relationship—practical suggestions. There is also a chapter on how to
  collect, keep, and study moths, butterflies and caterpillars. The book
  contains a glossary, an index and over 200 photographs made from life,
  by the author.

  “It will be found a very useful book for the nature study library in
  schools and for private ownership by pupils of the upper grammar and
  high school grades.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 272. Ag. 3, ‘05. 70w.

  “A great deal of useful general information is given in the book, and
  it seems on the whole to be careful and accurate.”

   + + — =Nature.= 72: 76. My. 25, ‘05. 280w.

  “None more suitable from thoroughness of treatment, photographic
  illustration, and moderate price to do its work in the schools for
  which it was intended.” Mabel Osgood Wright.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 538. Ag. 19, ‘05. 100w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 867. Je. 3, ‘05 100w.

  “The work is untechnical, and well adapted to cultivate the
  intelligent minds of young persons in America.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 919. Je. 24, ‘05. 130w.


=Dickinson, Edward.= Study of the history of music; with an annotated
guide to music literature. **$2.50. Scribner.

  An aid to the understanding of musical history and criticism prepared
  by the professor of the history of music at Oberlin. “This volume is
  intended to clear the way by indicating the problems, the method and
  the materials” necessary for the study; further, “the narrative and
  critical portions give a terse and comprehensive summary of music
  history, show what are the important subjects involved and their
  connections and relations. The bibliographical sections lead the
  student to the best critical commentaries in the English language on
  every phase and detail of the subject.”

  “His book is certainly almost unique in its clearness of statement and
  general usefulness; it is a marvel of condensed information.”

   + + + =Nation.= 81: 304. O. 12, ‘05. 780w.

  “There is nothing else in English that is comparable in completeness
  and suggestiveness for students of musical history.” Richard Aldrich.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 604. S. 16, ‘05. 540w.

  “We know of no short history of music which is its equal. This volume
  is about equally valuable for reading, for study, and for reference.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 81: 384. O. 14, ‘05. 190w.

  “A very thorough and illuminating work on the development of music.
  The biographical and explanatory notes to this volume are very
  valuable, supplying, with the text, a consecutive narrative of the
  history of music.”

   + + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 511. O. ‘05. 110w.


* =Dickinson, Goldsworthy Lowes.= Modern symposium. **$1. McClure.

  “This purports to be an account of a meeting of philosophers
  representing all the various political and social systems of the
  world. The Conservative, the Radical, the Socialist, the Anarchist,
  the Scientist, the Poet, and many more, each pleads his own cause. The
  closing speaker, noted simply as a man of letters, distinctly
  represents Mr. Dickinson’s theories of life, and attempts to sum up
  all the virtues of all the other systems.”—Dial.

  * “The charm of his style adds a pleasing force to his arguments.”

       + =Dial.= 39:314. N. 16, ‘05. 160w.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 636. N. 11, ‘05. 130w.


=Dickinson, Goldsworthy Lowes.= Religion: a criticism and a forecast.
**50c. McClure.

  An attempt to discover a religious ideal that can be accepted by the
  logically constituted mind of modern man, which involves a keen,
  reverential analysis of the virtues and failings of established
  religions.

  “Not merely is the writer a man of genius; not merely is he master of
  a style which seems to sweep the whole gamut of human emotion, and to
  make language rise and fall like the notes of a violin; but he has
  written a book which should make many think. Its importance lies in
  its object.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 110. Jl. 22. 230w.

  “Mr. Dickinson is especially happy in stating certain general
  attitudes of mind in order to give us a clear glimpse of where we or
  others stand in so important a subject as religion.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 220. Ag. 12, ‘05. 480w.

  * “These articles were frank and definite discussions of the relation
  of religion to knowledge. Mr. Dickinson has a clear and suggestive
  style.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 766. Je. ‘05. 180w.


=Dickson, Harris.= Ravanels. (†)$1.50. Lippincott.

  The setting of this story is the South just after the reconstruction
  period, and its hero haunted by the memory of his father’s murder in
  those troublous times, feels called upon to avenge it. But his revenge
  is not sweet, for he is overwhelmed with the horror of his deed, and
  is only saved from insanity by the soothing influence of the girl he
  loves.

  “Is even better than his first novel.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 93. Jl. ‘05. 150w.

  “The novel has both strength and character, besides a romantic plot of
  much dramatic interest.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 208. O. 1, ‘05. 100w.

  “While Mr. Dickson possesses a peculiarly charming literary style and
  a gift for portraying genial human qualities, he has blundered in the
  symmetry of his story.”

     + — =Ind.= 58 :1423. Je. 22, ‘05. 150w.

  “The tragedy of the story is admirably mellowed with its pathos. The
  characters are skillfully drawn and a genuine depth of interest is
  aroused which never flags until the books ends, amid all its sorrows,
  with happiness and cheer.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 246. Ap. 15, ‘05. 480w.

  “A dramatic and skilfully written romance of the South, exceptional
  for the conspicuous absence of all reference to the issues usually
  raised in novels of this section.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1015. Ap. 22, ‘05. 30w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 713. My. 6, ‘05. 150w.

  “Is an interesting story, well told, which holds the reader’s
  attention to the end.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 242. Ag. ‘05. 350w.

  “The book contains one of the best trial scenes in recent fiction.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 760. Je. ‘05. 60w.


=Dilke, Lady Amelia Frances Strong.= Book of the spiritual life, with a
memoir of the author by the Rt. Rev. Sir Charles W. Dilke. *$3. Dutton.

  The larger part of this volume is taken up with the memoirs of Lady
  Dilke by her second husband. “It shows her as a girl, as an art
  student, as the wife of Mark Pattison, and the correspondent of many
  eminent persons, as an art critic, and as the cultured and kind friend
  of young people and of all movements for the amelioration of human
  life. ‘The book of the spiritual life’ ... is a series of Lady Dilke’s
  mature reflections on the problems of existence and our duty as
  sojourners here.”—Lond. Times.

  “Not even her work, however, remarkable as it was, and in so many
  spheres of art and thought, will erect in the future such a monument
  to Lady Dilke as that raised to her by her husband in the brief memoir
  which precedes ‘The book of the spiritual life.’”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 774. Jl. 29, ‘05. 2300w.

  “Sir Charles Dilke, in writing the memoir, has accomplished his
  difficult task with tact and dignity.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 679. Je. 3. 3150w.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 435. N. ‘05. 680w.

  “The little memoir ... is a model of what such work should
  be—informing, sympathetic, and restrained. ‘The book of the spiritual
  life’ ... gives evidence of wide reading and a sympathetic outlook.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 179. Je. 9, ‘05. 730w.

   + + — =Nation.= 81 :305. O. 12, ‘05. 970w.

  “The memoir dwells (naturally) much upon spiritual and literary
  aspects, and will be found dull by readers who are not already
  immensely interested in the woman which it commemorates.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 467. Jl. 17, ‘05. 530w.

  “To come into appreciative touch with such a life as hers is to
  receive an inspiration.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 835. Jl. 29, ‘05. 240w.

     + + =Sat. R.= 99: 843. Je. 24, ‘05. 1450w.


=Dill, Samuel.= Roman society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius. *$4.
Macmillan.

  “Prof. Samuel Dill, in his new volume ... deals principally with the
  inner moral life of the time, and gives very little space to its
  external history and the machinery of government. He treats at some
  length of the relation of the senate to the emperor in the first
  century, and the organization of the municipal towns. He also gives a
  complete survey of the literature and inscriptions of the period.” (N.
  Y. Times). Each page is supplied with explanatory and reference notes.

  “He has mastered with praiseworthy assiduity every authority on his
  subject, old and new. Yet, though this material is ample, the author
  makes no attempt to co-ordinate it in such a way as to give the reader
  a picture of the age as a whole, and of the great psychological laws
  which governed its development.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 47. Ja. 14, ‘05. 540w.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 125. O. ‘05. 1520w.

  “In view of the great importance of this book, and the certainty that
  it will be regarded as the best work on this period in English, we
  have taken some trouble to collect matter which will help towards its
  improvement.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 362. Mr. 25. 1600w.

  “Taking the volume as a whole, Professor Dill’s Roman society from
  Nero to Marcus Aurelius must, it seems to me, occupy a place in the
  first rank of the histories of social life. That place is secured for
  it by the sanity of its judgments on social phenomena, by the vigour
  of its not-faultless literary style, and by its very great learning.”
  Henry Jones.

   + + + =Hibbert J.= 4: 200. O. ‘05. 2800w.

  “Nowhere else can so full and true an account be found of the
  conditions of Roman society at this time as in this admirable book.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 870. O. 12, ‘05. 1070w.

  “And, aside from its inherent importance, its thoughts are so lucidly
  and attractively expressed that no intelligent reader, whether a
  Latinist or not, can fail to find it pleasant reading.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 356. My. 4, ‘05. 2890w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 64. Ja. 28, ‘05. 370w.

  “There is an almost incredible richness and fulness of detail, and yet
  it is so presented that an intelligible and well-proportioned picture
  is the result.”

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 601. S. 16, ‘05. 1320w.

  “Professor Dill has laid under lasting obligation those readers who
  seek to understand the inner life and moral condition as well as the
  political and external affairs of a given period. While Professor
  Dill’s prescribed limitation seems to forestall criticism, the
  question can hardly be repressed whether his picture of society in
  pagan Rome is quite complete without mention of the great regenerative
  force which was gathering strength within its bosom and advancing
  through bitter conflict to victory.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 79: 499. F. 25, ‘05. 880w.

  “This is preëminently a book for scholars.”

     + + =R of Rs.= 31: 509. Ap. ‘05. 40w.

  “His style is rather that of an essayist than of an historian, and he
  lacks that precision, that careful explicitness, and, above all, that
  direct citation of authorities which in a learned work are
  indispensable, while in the selection and use of his materials he
  often disappoints our hopes. Mr. Dill has learning, industry, and, as
  numerous passages show, a brilliant pen. If his separate chapters had
  been published as single essays, they would most of them, we think,
  have been justly considered excellent. They are rich in what is
  interesting and delightful.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 291. F. 25, ‘05. 2040w.

  “The author’s literary skill has enabled him even to make the dry
  bones of the inscriptions part and parcel of the literature of the
  period, with which he is indisputably more familiar than any other
  Englishman living. A work that deserves to rank with Lecky’s ‘History
  of European morals.’”

   + + + =Westminster Review.= 168: 231. F. ‘05. 210w.


=Dionne, Narcisse Eutrope.= Samuel de Champlain. $5. Morang & co.

  “For material, M. Dionne has gone chiefly to Champlain’s own writings
  and to the reports of missionaries. Designed as a contribution to a
  popular series [“Makers of Canada”] we do not meet in this book with
  any long discussion of disputed or technical points; but M. Dionne
  takes time to consider large issues such as the expediency of
  Champlain’s attack upon the Iroquois, and is not prevented from
  breaking a lance at intervals with Faillon. For us the most
  interesting portion of the narrative is concerned with the taking of
  Quebec by the English in 1629.”—Nation.

  “We do not think that Mr. Dionne praises him too highly in a volume in
  which the only serious fault we detect is a certain lack of sequence.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 314. S. 29, ‘05. 560w.

  “These and all cognate topics are dealt with by M. Dionne with both
  sympathy and information.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 145. Ag. 17, ‘05. 490w.

 *       =Spec.= 95: 822. N. 18, ‘05. 200w.


=Ditchfield, Peter Hampson.= Picturesque English cottages. **$2.
Winston.

  To “Old cottages and domestic architecture in southwest Surrey,” and
  “The old cottages, farm houses and other stone buildings of the
  Cotswold district” “must now be added Mr. Ditchfield’s ‘Picturesque
  English cottages,’ less technical than the others, equally well
  illustrated, and covering the field more broadly.... The text,
  covering as it does such subjects as methods of construction,
  influence of material, the evolution of the cottage, foreign influence
  upon it, the cottage garden and its flowers, is entertaining, and by
  no means too technical for the uninstructed reader.” (Nation.)

  “Were it not for its binding, the book would be wholly without
  blemish. So tasteless, so utterly inappropriate a cover.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 267. S. 28, ‘05. 910w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 636. S. 30, ‘05. 240w.


=Dix, Beulah Marie.= Fair maid of Graystones. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  Graystones is a great country house in Suffolkshire, and the action
  takes place in the time of Cromwell after the surrender of the
  Cavalier stronghold of Colchester to the Parliamentary forces. The
  story opens upon a group of Cavalier prisoners. “The hero, Jack
  Hetherington, prisoner, is fighting a big Roundhead for kicking a
  dying Cavalier.... All through the brilliantly told tale, Jack fights
  his way against great odds. He weds the Fair Maid, a neglected orphan,
  dependent of a great family, and the two young things go out penniless
  to seek a home.” (Outlook.)

  * “The plot, which hinges on a case of mistaken identity, is
  ingenious, if scarcely probable, and the interest fresh and well
  sustained.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 794. D. 9. 160w.

  * “The story reads agreeably, and adds another leaf to its author’s
  wreath of laurel.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 488. D. 14, ‘05. 260w.

  * “There is not much history to trouble about ... but there is good
  style here, and lively characterization in Miss Dix’s now known
  manner.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 839. D. 2, ‘05. 210w.

  “While there is nothing extraordinary about the plot, it has no tinge
  of the commonplace, and it is handled with so high an appreciation of
  artistic values and human interest that one wishes there were more
  writers like Miss Dix.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 381. O. 14, ‘05. 160w.


=Dixon, Amzi Clarence.= Lights and shadows of American life. William H.
Smith, 25 Stanhope St., Boston.

  Christian talks which will find favor in many Christian homes because
  they combine orthodox thought, humorous expression, and broad common
  sense. Such subjects as: Our homes; Our money makers; Our boys and
  girls; Our amusements; Our Sabbath; Our politics; Our churches; and
  Our destiny, are discussed.


=Dixon, Thomas, jr.= Clansman. †$1.50. Doubleday.

  “The clansman” is the second book of Mr. Dixon’s trio of historical
  novels. The first, “The leopard’s spots,” as the author states in his
  preface, “was the statement in historical outline of the condition of
  the negro from the enfranchisement to the disfranchisement.” “The
  clansman” is the sequel, and “develops the true story of the Ku Klux
  Klan which overturned the revolution régime.” The great issues of the
  reconstruction period create a giant force which the dignity and
  strength of Lincoln grapple with for a brief period, and which the
  evil genius of “The great commoner,” Austin Stoneman, Thaddeus Stevens
  in thin disguise, dominates thruout the story. Congress’ policy of
  revenge towards the new South, the impeachment of Johnson, the radical
  faction’s determination to bestow civic rights upon negroes, the
  resulting reign of terror in the South under the sway of negroes and
  carpetbaggers, and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan provide stirring
  scenes thru which runs a double love story.

     + + =Acad.= 68: 336. Mr. 25, ‘05. 180w.

  “The clansman may be summed up as a very poor novel, a very ridiculous
  novel, not a novel at all, yet a novel with a great deal to it; a
  novel that very properly is going to interest many thousands of
  readers, of all degrees of taste and education, a book which will be
  discussed from all points of view, voted superlatively good and
  superlatively bad, but which will be read.” F. Dredd.

   — — + =Bookm.= 20: 559. F. ‘05. 920w.

  “One reads not far in the present volume until he is convinced that
  Mr. Dixon is not to be waved aside as a mere argumentative
  pamphleteer, but that he has in him literary possibilities of a high
  order. The advance from the crudities of ‘The leopard’s spots’ is
  marked, and is seen in every feature.” W. H. Johnson.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 277. Mr. ‘05. 780w.

  “Book shows from beginning to end the effort of an unscrupulous
  partisan to become an artist. The story appears to have been got out
  of the Congressional Record and pieced together with two or three
  charming love affairs.”

   — — + =Ind.= 58: 325. F. 9, ‘05. 1050w.

  “A thrilling romance. It is by no means equally certain that the book
  paints in any too vivid colors the chaos of blind passion that in the
  North followed Lincoln’s assassination or the reign of terror that
  resulted in the South.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 34. Ja. 21, ‘05. 1020w.

  “Deliberately uses such talent as he has to arouse the worst passions
  in his readers. There is less vulgarity in the story than might be
  expected, but restraint has not yet done its full work. The best men,
  both North and South, will turn from this repellant portrayal of our
  country and our countrymen.”

   — — + =Outlook.= 79: 348. F. 4, ‘05. 230w.

  “The dramatic intensity, the color, the incisiveness of Mr. Dixon’s
  style. It is in the expression of personal opinion, and the
  characterization of individuals that the strong partisan bias of the
  book is most plain. Three-fourths of the book are given up to the
  epoch-making events and radical legislation, that prepared the way for
  the Ku Klux Klan. ‘The clansman’ consists of a bitter arraignment of
  Thaddeus Stevens, some vivid portrayals of great scenes, some
  impassioned pleading, and a modicum of fiction. As a novel it may
  reinforce, but it will not displace the more artistic presentment of
  the reconstruction period that another Southerner has given us in ‘Red
  rock.’”

   + + — =Reader.= 5: 379. F. ‘05. 500w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 508. Ap. ‘05. 160w.

  “Mr. Dixon ... is so impressed with the tremendous interest of his
  country’s history that he has lost his sense of perspective.”

       — =Sat. R.= 99: 636. My. 13, ‘05. 250w.


=Dixon, Thomas, jr.= Life worth living. **$1.20. Doubleday.

  This group of essays and papers sets forth the beauties of nature and
  the joys of country life. The opening chapter, Dreams and disillusions
  shows the “horrors of city life”; there are other chapters upon such
  subjects as—The music of the seasons, The fellowship of dogs, Some
  sins of nature, The shouts of children, In the haunts of wild fowl,
  and What is life?

  Reviewed by G. W. Adams.

     + — =Bookm.= 22: 70. S. ‘05. 620w.

       — =Ind.= 58: 1422. Je. 22, ‘05. 150w.

  “It is not often we are given such an insight into a public man’s
  private life.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 974. Je. 24, ‘05. 220w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 127. Jl. ‘05. 160w.


=Dods, Rev. Marcus.= Bible, its origin and nature. **$1. Scribner.

  “This is the first volume published on the foundation which
  Lieutenant-Governor Bross, of Illinois, provided in 1879, with a view
  to the defense of ‘the religion of the Bible ... as commonly received
  in the Presbyterian and other evangelical churches.’” (Outlook.) It
  contains the lectures given at Lake Forest college in May, 1904.

  * “The book is a polemic, but a gracious polemic.”

     + + =Am. J. Theol.= 9: 741. O. ‘05. 670w.

  “His work will be of service in disarming prejudice and allaying fears
  as to the critical study of the Bible.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 214. Jl. 27, ‘05. 200w.

  “What is peculiar to himself is the clarity of exposition, the
  brightness of sympathy, the sound sanity and sincerity of his
  treatment of a subject which more than anything lends itself to
  exaggeration and lip service.”

     + + =N. Y. Times= 10: 364. Je. 3, ‘05. 750w.

  “He states his argument with great ability, and meets objectors with
  ingenuity and skill.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 758. Mr. 25, ‘05. 90w.


=Dole, Nathan Haskell.= comp. Latin poets: an anthology. $2. Crowell.

  A companion volume to the author’s “Greek poets.” There have been
  included Latin poets from Plautus and Terence to Juvenal and Lucian. A
  sketch of each poet’s life followed by representative selections from
  his works, bringing together material for a complete survey of Roman
  literature.

  * “As far as the originals are concerned, the selections are
  excellently made, but the versions are very uneven, and had to be.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 408. N. 16, ‘05. 400w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 863. D. 2, ‘05. 380w.

  “It is, however, a charming collection in which few will miss any
  favorites.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 577. N. 4, ‘05. 140w.


Dolly Winter: the letters of a friend which Joseph Harold is permitted
to publish. †$1.25. Pott.

  Letters from the hero to his friends give the romance of a man of the
  world who, while temporarily following the simple life in a secluded
  village, becomes interested in Dolly, whose mother as a result of ill
  doing, is insane.

  “The letters are written in a graceful style and unfold a romantic
  story with much keenness of wit and other elements of the now almost
  lost art of letter writing.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 395. Je. 17, ‘05. 160w.

  “An innocuous tale upon well-worn lines.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 908. Ap. 8, ‘05. 16w.


=Donne, William Bodham.= William Bodham Donne and his friends; ed. by
Catharine B. Johnson. *$3. Dutton.

  “A volume of letters to and from ‘William Bodham Donne and his
  friends,’ ed. by Donne’s granddaughter, Catherine B. Johnson.... The
  letters selected attempt to give a connected idea of W. B. Donne’s
  life and to illustrate his character.... [He] numbered among his
  ‘friends’ the best-known literary personages of his day.... There are
  16 illustrations, including portraits of William Bodham Donne, Fanny
  Kemble, FitzGerald, John Mitchell Kemble, Trench, Bernard Barton,
  Blakesley, and others.”—N. Y. Times.

  “Considering the difficulty of the task before her, Mrs. Johnson has
  succeeded remarkably well.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 233. Mr. 11, ‘05. 1120w.

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 431. Ap. 8. 770w.

  “Most of the letters in this book were written by Donne, but a great
  many were written to him, and it is hard to say which are the more
  interesting.” Jeanette L. Gilder.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 159. Ag. ‘05. 1580w.

  “The workmanship of both editor and printer is good.” Percy F.
  Bicknell.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 10. Jl. 1, ‘05. 2380w.

  * “Miss Johnson has done her part admirably in editing the letters.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 989. O. 26, ‘05. 260w.

  “It is altogether a model of what such a record should be.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 206. S. 7, ‘05. 720w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 281. Ap. 29, ‘05. 170w.

  “They are the letters of a true literary man, letters that are worth
  the permanent form in which they are now embodied.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 602. S. 16, ‘05. 570w.

  “These letters of Donne and his friends ... form a worthy memorial of
  him.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 593. Jl. 1, ‘05. 170w.


=Donnell, Annie Hamilton.= Rebecca Mary; with eight illustrations in
color by Mary Shippen Green. †$1.50. Harper.

  Rebecca Mary, a little New England girl, figures thru these sketches.
  She lives with a prim severe aunt with whom she possesses in common
  certain family traits. “Being a Plummer meant a great deal. It meant
  that by no chance must one ever display any of the emotions that one
  experiences. Neither must one ever show one’s affection; one must have
  courage to do what is right, no matter how unpleasant; one must be
  conscientious to a fault, and above all one must do one’s duty if it
  kills one.” (N. Y. Times.)

  “On the whole, Rebecca Mary is worth knowing.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 650. O. 7, ‘05. 270w.

  * “There is no doubt that Rebecca will find her niche in the
  affections of readers beside that occupied by the immortal Emmy Lou.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 822. D. 2, ‘05. 150w.

  * “A charming study of child life.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 711. N. 25, ‘05. 30w.


=Dopp, Katharine Elizabeth.= Place of industries in elementary
education. *$1. Univ. of Chicago press.

  In this third edition a chapter upon “Ways of procuring a material
  equipment” and “Ways of using it so as to enhance the value of
  colonial history” is added in order to make the book serviceable as a
  teacher’s manual. The chapters are entitled—Significance of industrial
  epochs, Origins of attitudes that underlie industry, and Practical
  applications. The illustrations are from photographs.

  “The most suggestive single work that can be placed in the hands of
  teachers.” W. I. Thomas.

     + + =Am. J. Soc.= 11: 272. S. ‘05. 120w.
     + + =Dial.= 39: 170. S. 16, ‘05. 180w.

  “It is a great satisfaction to meet with a book that moves along an
  unbeaten path to new points of view on current problems. Such a book
  is this.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 446. Je. 17, ‘05. 270w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 126. Jl. ‘05. 90w.


=Dorman, Marcus R. P.= History of the British empire in the 19th
century, v. 2. The campaigns of Wellington and the policy of Castlereagh
(1806-1825). *$4. Lippincott.

  “A consecutive account of British foreign and domestic policy.... Mr.
  Dorman pays little attention to affairs in France and central Europe.
  His point of view is always British and his desire is to elucidate the
  part played by British statesmen and soldiers in continental
  affairs.... He introduces a considerable body of new information drawn
  from the correspondence of British representatives in other countries.
  He throws light on the Welcheren expedition, on the part played by
  General Chitroff in betraying information to the British government,
  on the negotiations between Alexander and Napoleon in 1811, and on the
  position of Prussia in February, 1812.... The second portion of the
  history, dealing with the period from 1815 to 1825, is chiefly
  concerned with the policy of Castlereagh.”—Am. Hist. R.

  “The attitude assumed throughout is that of a fair-minded and
  impartial narrator.” Charles M. Andrews.

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 664. Ap. ‘05. 1560w.


=Dorsey, George Amos.= Mythology of the Wichita. $1.50. Carnegie inst.

  A volume “collected under the auspices of the Carnegie institution by
  the Curator of anthropology of the Field Columbian museum of
  Chicago.... In this collection are sixty myths. The author has written
  an introductory chapter of twenty-four pages, telling of the history
  and social life of the Wichita, a group of the Caddoan stock who have
  stood high among the Indians as regards home life and morality.”—Ann.
  Am. Acad.

         =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 339. Mr. ‘05. 120w.

         =Nature.= 71: 417. Mr. 2, ‘05. 230w.


=Dorsey, George Amos,= ed. Traditions of the Skidi Pawnee. *$6. Pub. for
the American folklore society by Houghton.

  “As a faithful narrator, Mr. Dorsey translates the indecorous into
  Latin. The stories he divides into several groups, the ‘Cosmogonous,’
  the ‘Boy heroes,’ ‘Medicin,’ ‘Animal tales’; then comes ‘People marry
  animals or become animals.’ Then there are many stories which are
  placed under the general heading of ‘Miscellaneous.’ ... The Pawnee
  delighted in boy heroes.... Indian maidens figure as heroines. A
  fairly ideal one is ‘the girl who married a star.’ ... The coyote
  figures in many of the traditions.... The Pawnees have also their
  medicine bundles. Some of these bundles are believed to have the power
  of inducing rain to fall.”—N. Y. Times.

  Reviewed by Frederick Starr.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 166. S. 16, ‘05. 1570w.

  “The book is a very important contribution to American folk lore.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 10. Ja. 5, ‘05. 230w.

     + + =Nature.= 71: 417. Mr. 2, ‘05. 160w.

  “The notes at the conclusion of this volume add very much to one’s
  comprehension of the folk-lore of the Pawnees.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 52. Ja. 28, ‘05. 540w.


=Doub, William Coligny.= History of the United States. *$1. Macmillan.

  To show that civics forms an integral part of the history of a nation,
  Professor Doub combines the two subjects in one text, doing away with
  the necessity of separate books.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 217. O. ‘05. 30w.

  “In the hands of a well-equipped educator this volume will render a
  separate study of civics unnecessary.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 267. Ag. 3, ‘05. 70w.

  “The author is successful, it appears to us, in his desire to make
  government so completely an integral part of the history of a nation
  that the people will rightly see and understand this relationship.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 692. Jl. 15, ‘05. 70w.


* Double-knot and other stories. †$1.25. Benziger.

  Mary T. Waggaman, Anna T. Sadlier, Magdalen Rock, Mary E. Mannix, Mary
  G. Bonesteel, Eugene Uhlrich, Maurice Francis Egan, and seven other
  Roman Catholic writers have written the thirty stories which make up
  this volume. Nearly all of them are sweet, simple little love stories,
  but some are merry ones, like the story of the pretty stenographer,
  who, thru a misdirected letter, succeeded in marrying a millionaire,
  and some are sad, like the story of the two lovers who, parted for a
  life time, met at last as inmates of the Home which the Little Sisters
  of the Poor provide for the needy and aged.


=Dougall, Lily.= Summit House mystery. $1.50. Funk.

  The events recorded here transpire in the shut-away section of the
  mountains of northern Georgia, where two women seek seclusion. “The
  story concerns a mysterious crime, and a strong-willed, long-suffering
  religious woman is the central figure. It recalls, in the solution of
  the mystery, and in one powerfully dramatic passage, Miss Braddon’s
  famous ‘Henry Dunbar.’ It also recalls (as vividly) superficial facts
  of the Borden murder mystery at Fall River about sixteen years ago.”
  (N. Y. Times).

  “One class of fiction lovers will read it for the ‘mystery,’ while
  another will care more for its delicate, and subtle observations of
  nature and character, and the admirable English the author commands.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 477. My. ‘05. 220w.

  “Miss Dougall’s frequently too fluent descriptive facility is freely
  exercised. There is beauty, however, in her descriptive phrases, and
  she can place a scene before the reader’s eyes with just the effect
  she aims at. The plot is ingenious and sufficiently original, and is
  remarkably well worked out. Miss Dougall is one of the cleverest of
  contemporary story tellers. Better still are the studies of character.
  The novel has value, too, as an impartial comparison by an outsider of
  Northern and Southern traits of character. It is a readable book, and
  it deserves success.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 102. F. 18, ‘05. 280w.

  “The plot is ingenious and original and remarkably well worked out.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 391. Je. 17, ‘05. 160w.

  “The plot of this novel is managed with much skill, holding one’s
  interest without disclosing the solution of the puzzle until the very
  end. It is a cleverly told tale, with many original points.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 504. F. 25, ‘05. 80w.

  “This book was published in England under the title ‘The earthly
  purgatory,’ and the title was well chosen. For the lover of adventure
  the book is to be commended.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 38: 429. Mr. 18, ‘05. 190w.


* =Douglas, Amanda Minnie.= Little girl in old San Francisco. †$1.50.
Dodd.

  “The little girl first reached San Francisco in its earliest days.
  When the book closes, San Francisco is the great metropolis of the
  West. Giving the life story of the ‘little girl’ from her childhood
  past her wedding-day, the author also pictures the changes and growth
  of the city.”—Outlook.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 780. N. 18, ‘05. 80w.

  * “The book has not only human interest but some historical value.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 383. O. 14, ‘05. 60w.


=Douglas, James.= Old France in the new world. $2.50. Burrows.

  This detailed description of Quebec in the seventeenth century forms a
  study of the French occupation of Canada, their explorations into the
  wilderness, and their struggle with England for supremacy. The volume
  is fully illustrated with reproductions of old pictures, maps,
  diagrams and portraits.

  * “An important addition to the historical literature of Northern
  America.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 580. D. ‘05. 80w.

  “In fact, though Dr. Douglas has trod in paths that had been pretty
  well blazed out and explored before him, he has achieved a work of
  value.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 673. O. 14, ‘05. 630w.

  “Dr. Douglas’s book may find fit place alongside Sir Gilbert Parker’s
  ‘In old Quebec,’ Sir John Bourinot’s ‘The story of Canada,’ and the
  dozen volumes of Parkman’s histories.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 528. O. 28, ‘05. 50w.


=Douglas, James.= Theodore Watts-Dunton: poet, novelist, critic. *$3.50.
Lane.

  Mr. Douglas has exhibited Mr. Watts-Dunton to the world mainly as a
  novelist and poet. This view does not accord with Mr. Joseph Jacobs’
  notion, for instance, which maintains that Mr. Watts-Dunton’s highest
  place is one among the critics. “The work comprises: (1) Reminiscences
  and anecdotes concerning Watt-Dunton’s distinguished friends and
  associates; (2) Watts-Dunton’s last words about Rossetti, and the
  campaign of slander in connection with his relations with his wife;
  (3) Unpublished poems by Watts-Dunton; (4) Letters from George
  Meredith, Thomas Hardy, and other distinguished men; (5) An account of
  the life at the Pines, and the relations between Swinburne and
  Watts-Dunton; (6) Extracts from Watts-Dunton’s articles in the London
  Athenæum.” (Int. Studio). The illustrations include Welsh and English
  landscapes, works of art by Rosetti and others, and both outside and
  inside views of the Pines, the joint home of Watts-Dunton and
  Swinburne.

  “The volume is precisely what it claims to be—a biographical and
  critical study, and the subject has been extremely fortunate in his
  biographer; for Mr. James Douglas is not only a fascinating and
  discriminating critic, but is in such perfect rapport with
  Watts-Dunton and his dearest literary companions that the rare
  sympathy of deep friendship lights up a story that even without warmth
  would have been fair and fascinating, and gives to it a peculiar
  charm.”

   + + + =Arena.= 33: 336. Mr. ‘05. 990w.

  Reviewed by H. W. Boynton.

         =Atlan.= 95: 426. Mr. ‘05. 510w.

  Reviewed by H. W. Boynton.

         =Atlan.= 95: 837. Je. ‘05. 1030w.

  “The author is an enthusiastic admirer of his subject, not a calm and
  critical biographer.” Jeannette L. Gilder.

     + — =Critic.= 46: 451 My. ‘05. 900w.

  “The object of Mr. Douglas in this work is to give a general view of
  the man and his writings. As far as the man is concerned, the work is
  by no means a formal biography, but rather a series of dissolving
  views of a strong personality. His [Douglas’] own commentary is
  rambling and possibly overwrought, but will be found serviceable as a
  sort of connective tissue whereby the reprinted passages are held
  together.” W. M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 78. F. 1, ‘05. 2880w.

       + =Ind.= 59: 157. Jl. 20, ‘05. 300w.

 *   + — =Ind.= 59: 1163. N. 16, ‘05. 70w.

  “There is no doubt whatever that Mr. Watts-Dunton’s reminiscences,
  collected and arranged by one so eminently able as Mr. James Douglas,
  form a very important addition to contemporary records of the leading
  lights of the nineteenth century in the literature and art of America
  and England.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 24: sup. 100. F. ‘05. 280w. (Detailed statement
         of contents.)

  “Mr. Douglas’s vicarious autobiography of the mind of Theodore
  Watts-Dunton is in plan and execution pretty much everything that a
  study of a living man of letters ought not to be. The chief value of
  the book is as an anthology of Mr. Watts-Dunton’s scattered and too
  little known work in criticism, in fiction, and in verse.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 176. Mr. 2, ‘05. 1710w.

  “Mr. Douglas in this book has chosen to represent Mr. Watts-Dunton as
  critic by very few, and those for the most part badly selected,
  specimens. This book does less than justice to the great position of
  Mr. Watts-Dunton in contemporary English letters. He lays stress upon
  the wrong thing, praises his hero for his lesser qualities, reproduces
  too little of his criticism, and too much of his poetry. Whoever wants
  to know Mr. Watts-Dunton in his capacity as poet and novelist will
  find his merits more than sufficiently exemplified and insisted upon
  in Mr. Douglas’s book.” Joseph Jacobs.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 4. Ja. 7, ‘05. 2890w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 381. Mr. ‘05. 60w.


=Dowden, Edward.= Montaigne. **$1.50. Lippincott.

  The initial volume in the “French men of letters series.” With a
  clever distribution of detail which Montaigne bequeathed to the world
  about himself, Professor Dowden “seeks to interpret the author not
  merely by the facts of his life but also by what he reveals of himself
  in his writings. And ... Montaigne lays himself bare for the
  inspection of the reader.” (Dial.)

  “He has told the old tale clearly and simply, as far as possible in
  Montaigne’s own words, and we know no handbook better fitted to
  enlighten those readers who have not the time or industry to read the
  essays themselves.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 975. S. 23, ‘05. 1470w.

  * “In the admirable biography ... Montaigne’s life and work are
  considered with sympathetic discretion.” Edward Fuller.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 566. D. ‘05. 790w.

  “It is no cut-and-dried biography, but an illuminated record of the
  mind and soul of the man whom Sainte-Beuve called ‘the wisest
  Frenchman that ever lived.’”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 168. S. 16, ‘05. 790w.

  “For the book itself is evidently no quickly commissioned and
  machine-made production. It is the result rather of affectionate
  assiduity, or serious collection of materials, and collation of
  authorities.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 293. S. 15, ‘05. 1760w.

  “What makes this volume specially pleasing is that, in the spirit of
  ‘entente cordiale,’ it shows the desire to appreciate, with the
  graceful help of a winning style, the essentially French writer, who
  nevertheless finds a literary home in all countries.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 383. N. 9, ‘05. 300w.

  “Prof. Dowden’s ‘Montaigne’ has the quality we always look for in the
  work of that capable critic. This writer is not a virtuoso among
  biographers; but what he lacks in brilliancy is more than made up for
  in sober force.” H. W. Boynton.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 665. O. 14, ‘05. 2280w.

  * “And it is the distinctive characteristic of Mr. Dowden’s work that
  in it Montaigne lives for us again. This effect, moreover, is produced
  with a deftness which defies analysis. The treatment is essentially
  impressionistic but it is none the less convincing.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 715. N. 25, ‘05. 280w.

  “A critical and sympathetic account which every genuine lover of
  Montaigne will prize.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 542. O. 21, ‘05. 390w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 511. O. ‘05. 40w.

  “He makes Montaigne as interesting as a man’s biography can be made
  whose real life is contained in his books. Our feeling about the book
  is rather that it is too much biographic; and that more space should
  have been given to the study of Montaigne’s influence on French and on
  English literature.”

   + + — =Sat. R.= 100: 501. O. 14, ‘05. 1640w.

  * “Professor Dowden’s work is entirely worthy of its attractive
  setting. We do not think he has ever made a literary sketch so
  satisfactory.”

   + + + =Spec.= 95: sup. 908. D. 2, ‘05. 500w.


=Dowson, Ernest.= Collected poems. *$1.50. Lane.

  This volume contains all of the poetical works of Ernest Dowson,
  including “Verses,” published in 1896; “The Pierrot of the minute,” in
  1897; and a posthumous collection entitled “Decorations.” Mr. Arthur
  Symons has written an appreciative memoir to the book.

  “[He] wrote in verse with sad sincerity, and in exquisite lingering
  rhythms and a diction poignant in its reserved perfection.” Ferris
  Greenslet.

     + + =Atlan.= 96: 416. S. ‘05. 700w.

  “The delicate talent of Ernest Dowson is appraised with intelligence,
  and the subtle sympathy which it so peculiarly needs, in the
  introductory essay by Mr. Arthur Symons which accompanies the final
  edition of Dowson’s ‘Poems.’” Wm. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 272. N. 1, ‘05. 270w.

  “We quote a poem which will illustrate both his musical grave way and
  the destructive and unpoetical philosophy that he had acquired.”

       + =Lond. Times.= 4: 177. Je. 9, ‘05. 910w.

  “A volume of decadent poetry, so called, of exceptionally fine
  quality.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 302. O. 12, ‘05. 440w.

  “The poems before us justify the praise Mr. Symons bestows upon them.
  They vibrate with feeling, and are stamped with reality, as having
  been lived before they were phrased.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 678. O. 14, ‘05. 660w.

  “We may well believe that a few of these poems at least will live and
  be treasured, never indeed by the many, but by those who are sensitive
  to music and choice expression, and to sentiment that is genuine,
  however fatally stamped with too much sadness, born of disease.”

   + + — =Sat. R.= 99: 808. Je. 17, ‘05. 1430w.


=Doyle, (Arthur) Conan.= Return of Sherlock Holmes. $1.50. McClure.

  Thirteen short stories which chronicle the last adventures of the
  famous detective, who now retires from the public gaze to end his days
  on his Sussex bee-farm. There is the story of the mystery of the
  second stain, the adventure of the priory school, the adventure of the
  six Napoleons and others of equal mystery.

  “Mr. Holmes is so interesting that he might easily be more so.
  Moreover, he is not so accurate as of yore.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 397. Ap. 1. 530w.

  “The novelist has not shown anything like as much ingenuity in the
  construction of fresh problems as the detective shows in solving
  them.” Herbert W. Horwill.

   + + — =Forum.= 37: 106. Jl. ‘05. 1340w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 394. Je. 17, ‘05. 190w.

  “Speaking generally, this volume does not average as high as its
  predecessors; but this is only because its best are not quite equal to
  the best he has told before.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 708. Mr. 18, ‘05. 360w.

  “The stolen examination paper, the missing foot-ball player, and the
  professional blackmailer, for all his miserable death, seem rather
  small game for the redoubtable Holmes after the stirring scenes of his
  earlier days.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 346. Mr. 4, ‘05. 380w.

  “The new stories are not so fresh as the old, not so ingenious, nor do
  they offer that full measure of breathless suspense without which the
  fiction of crime is only weariness and vexation.”

     + — =R. of Rs.= 31: 762. Je. ‘05. 170w.


=Doyle, Edward.= Haunted temple and other poems. $1. Edward Doyle, 247
W. 125th st., N. Y.

  “The haunted temple” by the blind poet of Harlem is a criticism of
  life. The temple is builded of “the lifeless dross of the heart and
  the spirit,” the law of construction is “antipodal—not one, with that
  of the ascending stars and the sun.” Introspection and poetic fervor
  mark this work and the accompanying poems.

       + =Critic.= 47: 383. O. ‘05. 50w.

  “A daring and somewhat unregulated imagination is the chief
  characteristic.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 68. Ag. 1, ‘05. 190w.

  “Many of his verses are deeply religious in tone and are healthily,
  almost buoyantly trustful, with an entire absence of morbidness.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 585. S. 9, ‘05. 270w.


=Drayton, Michael.= Poems. $1.25. Scribner.

  “The latest edition to the ‘Newnes’ pocket classics.’ ... Instead of
  attempting to show every side of Drayton’s work in so narrow a
  compass, the editor has wisely selected only the best side, and has
  accordingly presented a very full collection of his shorter
  pieces.”—Outlook.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 296. My. 6, ‘05. 80w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1015, Ap. 22, ‘05. 90w.


=Driscoll, Clara.= Girl of La Gloria; il. by Hugh W. Ditzler. †$1.50.
Putnam.

  This love story of Texas, which pictures the rough but romantic life
  on the plains, is the story of a young New Yorker who falls in love
  with a girl who is the last of an old Mexican family whose estates
  have gradually been taken from them by the Americans.

  “Miss Driscoll can tell a tale with freshness and an engaging
  individuality. She has not quite got the knack either of omitting
  unessential details, or of saving essential ones from being a trifle
  tedious.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 495. My. 6. ‘05. 310w.

  “The author’s diction is commonplace, and her grammar none too sound.”

     — — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 556. My. 6. 120w.

  “The story is really too good, as stories go, to be treated altogether
  flippantly.” Frederic Taber Cooper.

     + — =Bookm.= 21: 601. Ag. ‘05. 170w.

  “It is a very little story and very simple.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 160. Mr. 11, ‘05. 270w.

  “And nothing in particular to recommend or condemn it.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 705. Mr. 18, ‘05. 20w.

     + — =Reader.= 6: 120. Je. ‘05. 90w.


=Drummond, William Henry.= Voyageur, and other poems. **$1.25. Putnam.

  The new French-Canadian poems which make up this volume sing sadly and
  gayly, by turns, of the hunter, and the pioneer, of home and of
  country, of youth and of “The last portage” when “De moon an’ de star
  above is gone, yet somet’ing tell me I mus’ go on.”

  “It is only when the author forsakes his patois, and writes in the
  English tongue, that he lays himself open to serious fault-finding.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 300. S. 2. 390w.

  “Heartily can we commend every page of Dr. Drummond’s latest volume.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 287. S. ‘05. 190w.

  “The patois is not beautiful in itself, and to many readers it may
  seem a little barbarous; but it is Mr. Drummond’s true material, for
  the dialect songs have a merit which is absent in the few pieces
  written in ordinary English.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 391. S. 16, ‘05. 500w.


=Dubois, Dr. Paul.= Psychic treatment of nervous disorders; tr. from the
French by Smith Ely Jelliffe, and William A. White. *$3. Funk.

  The author both a psychologist and physician gives in this volume of
  nearly 450 pages the experience and principles of psychic treatment of
  nervous disorders based upon twenty years of successful specialization
  and practice in this branch of medical skill. “The strong optimistic
  tenor of the book, its simple untechnical language, and the directness
  with which its philosophy is applied to life, make it capable of
  becoming a vital fact not merely to physicians but to every one who
  has pondered on the relations between the psychic and the physical.”

  “The charm of Dr. Dubois’s style is preserved in spite of the
  difficulties and occasional errors of translation. The entire absence
  of pedantry, the constant good nature and wit, a marked dramatic and
  rhetorical instinct and honest zeal make his book one of the most
  readable in medical or psychological literature.”

   + + + =Lit. D.= 31: 497. O. 7, ‘05. 940w.


=Duckworth, W. L. H.= Morphology and anthropology: a handbook for
students. *$4.50. Macmillan.

  “Mr. Duckworth defines the subject-matter of his book as an inquiry
  into (1) man’s zoölogical position: (2) the nature of his ancestry....
  In the classification adopted by Mr. Duckworth, man retains the
  position assigned to him by Huxley.... Nor has the evidence which has
  accumulated in the last thirty-three years permitted Mr. Duckworth to
  make a more definite statement as to the ancestral chain ... of man
  than was made by Darwin in his first edition of the ‘Descent of man’
  in 1871.”—Nature.

  “Within the limits at his disposal he has been able to marshal his
  facts and inferences in a methodical and convincing manner.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 533. Ap. 29. 740w.

  “It would not be just to close this review without acknowledging the
  number of original facts and fresh opinions that mark the pages of
  this work. The opening chapters are perhaps too condensed. The
  chapters on the cerebral organization are specially well done, and
  contain the best exposition yet published of our knowledge of that
  part of the Primate organization.” A. K.

   + + + =Nature.= 71: 433. Mr. 9, ‘05. 1690w.

  “Duckworth’s observations strike us in the main very favorably, as
  both candid and judicious. A very good and useful handbook.” T. D.

     + + =Science,= n.s. 22: 398. S. 29, ‘05. 680w.

  “Is an invaluable piece of exact work, somewhat beyond the needs of
  the general reader, but admirably adapted to those of the student.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 787, My. 27, ‘05. 180w.


* =Duclaux, Mary (Mary Darmesteter) (Agnes Mary Frances Robinson).=
Fields of France: little essays in descriptive sociology. $6.
Lippincott.

  Madame Duclaux’s interesting description of France and the French is
  now reissued as “a beautiful quarto with twenty reproductions of
  water-color sketches by W. B. Macdougall, chiefly in illustration of
  French dwellings from farm-houses to chateaux.... The seven divisions
  of the book carry one from Normandy to Provence with apparently equal
  sympathy and shrewd observation.” (Nation.)

  * “One of the most gorgeous of holiday books, and one that deserves to
  be read from cover to cover, not only because of its subject but for
  its literary style as well.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 580. D. ‘05. 30w.

  * “Altogether this is a delightful book.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 446. N. 30, ‘05. 310w.

  * “Altogether she has made an instructive and attractive book.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 877. D. 9, ‘05. 420w.

  * “The artist’s work is often amateurish and the arrangement of the
  pictures awkward.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 100: 692. N. 25, ‘05. 180w.


=Dudley, Albertus True.= In the line. †$1.25. Lee.

  The third volume in the “Phillips Exeter” series tells the story of a
  sturdy Boston boy who having worked up to the position of guard on the
  football team is forbidden by his father to play in one of the crucial
  games of the season. Opportunity is thus given for arguments on both
  sides of the much-discussed football question.

  “Except in so far as it lends encouragement to football ... the book
  is bent to encourage all sorts of good things—honesty, democracy,
  morality, courage, a harmless gayety.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 572. S. 2, ‘05. 230w.


=Duff, Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant.= Notes from a diary,
1896-1901. 2v. *$4. Dutton.

  These volumes close the notes from a diary which contains the record
  of half-a century ending as the reign of Edward VII. begins. Sir
  Mountstuart has avoided the chief interests of his life, politics and
  administration but has preserved “some interesting and amusing things
  that would otherwise have soon disappeared,” anecdotes, bits of verse,
  stories of travels, of dinners, and of visits among the most brilliant
  men of his time.

  “Very entertaining volumes. They paint the manners of the time more
  graphically than any novelist has been able to do.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 356. Ap. 1, ‘05. 1090w.

  “They are a treasure-house of entertainment. There is a good deal of
  pleasant classical lore; there are riddles, too, and jokes galore, so
  that the ordinary man as well as the scholar should be pleased.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 456. Ap. 15. 1610w.

  * “A mirror of the times indeed and it is with sincere regret that I
  read Sir Mountstuart’s ultimatum that these volumes are his last.”
  Jeannette L. Gilder.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 508. Je. ‘05. 950w.

  “Though by no means dull reading are a little cloying if taken in
  course and at a sitting.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 419. Je. 16, ‘05. 450w.

     + + =Nation.= 80: 508. Je. 22, ‘05. 1080w.

  “They are bed-candle reading. As such they will divert, interest, and
  offer diverse suggestion to different people.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 316. My. 13, ‘05. 1350w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 388. Je. 17, ‘05. 170w.

  “Not an unkind word enters these pages. The author is amiable both by
  nature and grace. He is an accomplished raconteur.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 542. Je. 24, ‘05. 1020w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 124. Jl. ‘05. 130w.

  “He has made such a contribution to the gaiety of the world as seldom
  comes from a single pen.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 641. Ap. 29, ‘05. 1960w.


=Duignan, W. H.= Worcestershire place names. *$2.40. Oxford.

  A glossary which brings the history and place names of Worcestershire
  down to date and “has more than a merely local interest; for the
  English place names, which nearly all have their root in Anglo-Saxon,
  occur again and again throughout the whole country, and in them
  England’s early history is latent.” (Nation.)

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 236. Ag. 19. 250w.

  “It is not surpassed in excellence by any other work of its class with
  which I am acquainted.” Henry Bradley.

   + + + =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 603. Jl. ‘05. 590w.

         =Nation.= 80: 501. Je. 22, ‘05. 200w.


=Dumas, Alexandre.= Three musketeers. $1.25. Crowell.

  This novel running almost to the six hundred page limit, depicting the
  court life of France during the closing years of Louis XII’s reign and
  the opening years of the Grand Monarch is in this edition fashioned
  after the “Thin paper classics” model. It offers a complete revised
  translation with introduction and cast of characters by J. Walker
  McSpadden.


=Dumas, Alexandre.= Twenty years after. $1.25. Crowell.

  An edition of Dumas’ novel which is uniform with the “Thin paper
  classics.”


=Dunbar, Agnes B. C.= Dictionary of saintly women. 2v. ea. *$4.
Macmillan.

  In volume one “the author has collected the facts and legends
  concerning thousands of Catholic saints, canonized or beatified maids
  and matrons, from ancient Britain to the Japan of the seventeenth
  century, their austerities and charities, their martyrdoms and
  miracles.” (Outlook.) Volume two draws its material mainly from the
  “Acta sanctorum,” and “the author’s survey extends over the whole
  church before the parting of the East from the West, the Western
  church as a whole to the Reformation, and afterward the Roman church.
  Besides being of value as a pious work, the dictionary will also be
  useful as a work of reference.” (N. Y. Times.)

  “It is written with ardent sympathy and with a highly respectable
  erudition.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 81: 843. S. ‘05. 160w. (Review of v. 1.)

  “Every statement is accredited to a certain writer.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 261. Ap. 22, ‘05. 280w. (Review of v. 1.)

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 726. O. 28, ‘05. 110w. (Review of v. 2.)

  * “But Miss Dunbar has worked out the problem in each case, and made a
  remarkably complete book—the only one of the kind in English we
  think.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 899. D. 16, ‘05. 480w. (Review of v. 2.)

       + =Outlook.= 79: 960. Ap. 15, ‘05. 90w. (Review of v. 1.)

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 574. N. 4, ‘05. 60w. (Review of v. 2.)


=Dunbar, Charles Franklin.= Economic essays. **$2.50. Macmillan.

  “The volume now before us brings together fifteen essays which had
  been published in various journals, chiefly in the Quarterly journal
  of economics, and adds thereto five others which have never before
  seen the light. With the former, the task of the editor was
  comparatively simple; the latter, by the pious care of a disciple,
  have been brought ‘as nearly as possible into the form which the
  author would have wished’ to give them. The introduction by Professor
  Taussig, carefully avoiding mere eulogy, is the fit tribute of a
  student to a revered master. While the book cannot repair, except in
  slightest measure, the loss which economic science suffered in
  Professor Dunbar’s death, it is a worthy memorial to one who
  contributed so much, as teacher, editor, and investigator, to the
  progress of economic study in the United States.”—Nation.

  “Especially helpful are the chapters on the panic of 1857 and the
  description of the state banking systems in the middle of the century.
  Serve as admirable examples of interesting and intelligible
  generalizations based upon trade and banking statistics.” D. R. D.

   + + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 203. O. ‘05. 300w.

  “Some of those essays are models of careful research. The easy
  literary style in which they are written should make the volume one of
  unusual interest to the general public as well as of value to the
  student.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 339. Mr. ‘05. 250w.

  “He separates fact from fancy, and presents the results of scientific
  inquiry, largely in the field of banking and currency, in an eminently
  judicious and scholarly manner.” Arthur B. Woodford.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 112. S. 1, ‘05. 320w.

     + + =Ind.= 59: 395. Ag. 17, ‘05. 160w.

  “While it does not do full justice to his attainments, the present
  volume gives sufficient evidence of Professor Dunbar’s firm hold upon
  his science in its broadest relations, his skill in handling questions
  of the day, and his special aptitude for patient and fruitful
  historical research. All [the five now printed for the first time]
  display the nice workmanship of the author, and must be reckoned with
  by him who would write the definitive history of our banking system.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 159. F. 23, ‘05. 830w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 510. Ap. ‘05. 80w.

  * “It is hardly too much to say that an hundred pages may be selected
  from Professor Dunbar’s writings which are as well worth preservation
  and careful study as a similar number of pages in the works of any of
  the great masters of the science since Adam Smith. Certainly there is
  no American economist whose writings deserve a higher rank.” G. S. C.

   + + + =Yale. R.= 14: 328. N. ‘05. 1000w.


* =Dunbar, Paul Laurence.= Howdy, honey, howdy. **$1.50. Dodd.

  “In this collection of verse the ... many-gifted lyrist of his race
  strikes again almost exclusively those chords of pathos and humor, in
  purely dialect verse, which have won for the author a quite unique
  position among America’s ‘minor poets’ of to-day. The publishers have
  rendered the volume very attractive by adding to the racy metrical
  text characteristic photographs and tasteful decorations; the former
  by Leigh Richmond Miner; the latter by Will Jenkins.”—Critic.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 583. D. ‘05. 80w.

  * “Mr. Dunbar’s part in the volume needs no description, save to say
  that it is in his characteristic vein and well up to his usual
  standard in quality.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 386. D. 1, ‘05. 130w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 381. N. 9, ‘05. 60w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 746. N. 4, ‘05. 290w.


=Dunbar, Paul Laurence.= Lyrics of sunshine and shadow. **$1. Dodd.

  About eighty poems are grouped here which range from the grave to the
  gay. The author keeps well to his special field of folk lore. A number
  of the poems are in negro dialect, “portraying the pranks and
  plottings of a rollicking pickaninny world.”

  “His present volume is in no wise disappointing: as in its
  predecessors we find in ‘Lyrics of sunshine and shadow’ a rich
  sympathy with the homely characteristic themes treated and a happy
  deftness in the management of rhyme and rhythm.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 383. O. ‘05. 100w.

  “Mr. Dunbar’s poetic inspiration is slender but sincere. He is at his
  best in simple ballad measures, writing of the common joys of health
  and out-of-doors.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 17. Jl. 6, ‘05. 190w.


=Duncan, Edmondstoune.= Schubert. $1.25. Dutton.

  Modern methods of compilation are employed, modern demands for the
  conditioning forces of a career are met, and the modern accompaniment
  of illustrative matter is supplied in this complete life of Schubert
  recently added to the “Master musicians series.” The biography of
  Schubert, Schubert the man, and Schubert the musician constitute the
  three divisions for treatment.

  * “His little book is for the most part dull, flat and prosy,
  overloaded with trivial details, in the midst of which the real
  essentials are lost sight of.”

     — — =Ind.= 59: 990. O. 26, ‘05. 250w.

  “The chief fault of Mr. Duncan’s book is a curious habit of repeating
  biographic details or criticisms in different sections of it. Some of
  his best and most important things are printed in footnote type in the
  bibliography.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 170. Ag. 24, ‘05. 700w.

  “An agreeable and generally trustworthy biography.” Richard Aldrich.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 604. S. 16, ‘05. 730w.

  “It brings out facts not before known, though it is far from being an
  ideal biography.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 80: 695. Jl. 15, ‘05. 330w.

  * “His own observations are marked not only by the warm personal
  affection which Schubert invariably inspires in his admirers, but by
  excellent taste and sound critical judgment.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 763. N. 11, ‘05. 310w.


=Duncan, Frances.= Mary’s garden and how it grew. †$1.25. Century.

  Mary is typically the child enthusiast, while her instructor, the kind
  Herr Trummel, “gardener, horticulturist, retired florist, and above
  all, Switzer,” teaches her the simple forms of practical, scientific
  gardening. Aside from the tale of good comradeship existing between
  the gray haired gardener and the little “Liebchen,” the book is a
  practical handbook of instruction for all garden makers. It covers the
  possibilities for the different months, showing what may be
  accomplished in winter as well as in the favorable summer time. The
  illustrations by Lee Woodward Zeigler are suggestively good.

  “Miss Duncan’s little book, with its helpful illustrations, will do
  the best sort of missionary work. Her knowledge of her subject is
  intimate and her teaching technically sound; her graceful English....”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 287. Mr. ‘05. 160w.


=Duncan, Norman.= Dr. Grenfell’s parish, the deep sea fishermen. **$1.
Revell.

  In this book the author’s “freight is fact ... and the language is
  vigorous. What he calls Dr. Grenfell’s parish is the long, rocky coast
  of Labrador and of Newfoundland ... where Dr. Grenfell has labored,
  and is laboring, sailing the icy seas in fog and storm and tending the
  bodies (and minding somewhat also the souls) of the scattered dwellers
  in a vast, drear, country, which is less desolate since he came into
  it. Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell is an Englishman, and he is commissioned
  by the ‘Royal national mission to deep sea fishermen.’ ... Mr.
  Duncan’s account is chiefly concerned, not with the doctor, but with
  his monster parish and the inhabitants of it.”—N. Y. Times.

  “It is a better and more interesting piece of work than either of its
  predecessors from the same pen.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 591. My. 13. 450w.

  “By his literary gift Mr. Duncan opens the eyes of the least
  imaginative to the significance of the work he describes.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 471. My. ‘05. 280w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 182. Mr. 25, ‘05. 670w. (Condensed narrative
         of book).

       + =Outlook.= 79: 705. Mr. 18, ‘05. 170w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 38: 508. Ap. 1, ‘05. 130w.

  “This is indeed a different, and a better tale from any figment of the
  imagination. It reaches the heart with the force of verity.”

     + + =Reader.= 6: 117. Je. ‘05. 460w.

         =Spec.= 94: 598. Ap. 22, ‘05. 500w.


=Duncan, Norman.= Dr. Luke of the Labrador. †$1.50. Revell.

  Mr. Duncan “has added a new province to the realm of literature. The
  gray ice-bound fields of Labrador, those stern, grim seas, that
  virile, simple folk, and its life of tragic monotony,—these things are
  now possessions to the imagination, possessions of enduring value.”
  (R. of Rs.) “Doctor Luke is a philanthropist, who, putting aside an
  early career of dissipation, devotes his life to relieving distress on
  the bleak coasts of Labrador.” (Ind.)

  Reviewed by G. W. A.

     + + =Bookm.= 21: 543. Jl. ‘05. 500w.

  “With his keen faculty for seizing the essentials and dismissing the
  superfluous, Mr. Duncan has brought us face to face not only with the
  rigors and romance of life on the Labrador coast, but with its humor
  as well—and a varying humor it is, now droll and again grim, but
  always an accurate depiction. A romance full of interest and charm.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 210. Ja. 26, ‘05. 280w.

  “There is a group of figures of excellent variety and of the best sort
  of originality, self-stamped as made up of discovery and sympathetic
  interpretation. The story is perfectly fitted into the strange, wild
  surroundings.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 97. F. 2, ‘05. 540w.

  “As an organic, thoroughly-developed novel, it is a failure.”

     + — =Reader.= 5: 789. My. ‘05. 210w.

  “A novel of unusually high merit. But Mr. Duncan has not only a new
  field to exploit, he has style. The swift yet long and undulating
  sentences move with a distinctive rhythm that is as fresh as it is
  new. They tell a strong, beautiful love story. Altogether, ‘Dr. Luke
  of the Labrador’ is one of the season’s two or three best books.”

   + + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 118. Ja. ‘05. 170w.


=Duncan, Norman.= Mother. †$1.25. Revell.

  Mr. Duncan “lets heaven into the attic shekinah of a vaudeville
  actress, where she kept her child. Her love for him was the holy
  effulgence that covered her pitiful, painted life, and sanctified her.
  It is a fine argument for the way to heaven in women, dramatically
  expressed and quaintly proved, even if we leave out the philosophy of
  the ‘dog-face’ man, which to appreciate one must read.”—Ind.

  * “The treatment is at once realistic and idealistic, and the two
  elements do not at all times blend quite harmoniously.”

     + — =Critic.= 47: 577. D. ‘05. 170w.

  “Norman Duncan’s new story, ‘The mother,’ gives the impression that he
  wrote it with his light turned a trifle too high and with his keynote
  of pathos taken an octave above where the reader’s sympathies reach
  comfortably.”

     + — =Ind.= 59: 986. O. 26, ‘05. 130w.

  * “Altogether, in delicate balance of humor and pathos, in quick
  clutch upon the heartstrings, in revealing vividness of imagination,
  the art and spirit of ‘The mother,’ put it in the noble class of ‘Rab
  and his friends.’”

     + + =Lit. D.= 31: 753. N. 18, ‘05. 540w.

 *       =Outlook.= 81: 683. N. 18, ‘05. 60w.

 *   + — =Outlook.= 81: 711. N. 25, ‘05. 50w.

  “Mr. Duncan has consistently progressed in his art, but in no instance
  more than in ‘The mother.’”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 574. O. 28, ‘05. 200w.


=Duncan, Robert Kennedy.= New knowledge: a popular account of the new
physics and the new chemistry in their relation to the new theory of
matter. **$2. Barnes.

  “A popular account of the new theory of matter and the relations of
  the new physics and new chemistry to other sciences.... The discovery
  of Becquerel and the Curies and its consequences form mainly the
  subject matter of the book. The author treats of current conceptions,
  the periodic law, gaseous ions, natural radio-activity, the resolution
  of the atom, inorganic evolution, and the new knowledge and old
  problems. There are numerous illustrations.”—N. Y. Times.

  “Although some little fault might be found with the arrangement of the
  book, Prof. Duncan has succeeded in his main object. When allowance is
  made for the faults here enumerated, the book remains the best of its
  kind that we have read.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 787. Je. 24. 1450w.

   + + — =Critic.= 47: 287. S. ‘05. 100w.

  “It is not too much to say that no intelligent person can afford to
  permit this book to go unread. We have failed to find in the book any
  important inaccuracy, despite the fact that the field covered is so
  large and the subject-matter so difficult.”

   + + + =Educ. R.= 30: 310. O. ‘05. 740w.

  “The style out-flammarions Flammarion in its vividness and its
  occasional verse quotations. So also is its all-embracing scope an
  expression of the author’s literary enthusiasm rather than of his
  scientific earnestness.”

   + + — =Engin. N.= 53: 641. Je. 15, ‘05. 490w.

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1015. My. 4, ‘05. 360w.

  “This work is the first attempt which I have seen to bring into
  suitable compass, in an intelligible manner, the various problems
  which are occupying the attention of many physicists and chemists.
  There are few errors, and these are unimportant. Whether the author
  might not have omitted much fine writing is a question of taste.” W.
  R.

   + + — =Nature.= 72: 241. Jl. 13, ‘05. 1310w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 121. F. 25, ‘05. 300w.

  “His descriptions and explanations are clear even to a layman.”

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 514. Ag. 5, ‘05. 1060w.

  “The author has the rare faculty of infusing life into scientific
  discussion.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 194. My. 20, ‘05. 210w.

  * “Its author shows himself to be a man of wide reading, thorough
  scholarship, broad horizon and unmistakable literary talent. I do not
  find in it one single incorrect statement of fact.” R. A. Millikan.

   + + + =Science,= n.s. 22: 787. D. 15, ‘05. 520w.

  “His book shows an admirable power of exposition, and the only fault
  that one can find with it is that its proofs have not been read with
  sufficient care, so that a certain number of slips have crept into its
  pages.”

   + + — =Spec.= 95: 154. Jl. 29, ‘05. 820w.


* =Dunham, Edith.= Jogging round the world. †$1.50. Stokes.

  A book with an educational value for children. It is designed to give
  an idea of interesting characteristics of many parts of the world; it
  shows riders and drivers, with curious steeds or vehicles in strange
  lands and at home. Their story is further told by the pictures which
  give glimpses of the life and manners of remote people.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 503. D. 21, ‘05. 30w.


=Duniway, Mrs. Abigail Scott.= From the West to the West: across the
plains to Oregon. †$1.50. McClurg.

  This account of a trip by wagon from Illinois to Oregon is too homely
  to be romantic. The details or daily hardships are given, and there
  are many characters each with its own story. The squaw-man, the
  Indian, the run-away slave, and the Mormon all appear in the course of
  the long journey. Death by the wayside, cholera, a stampede of cattle,
  and other happenings accentuate the reality of the story and of the
  long list of characters playing a part in it.

  “The book affords an interesting though somewhat idealized picture of
  the early days, but makes no pretensions to historical or geographical
  accuracy.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 45. Jl. 16, ‘05. 150w.

  “The book is one which possesses no value as a novel, though it may
  inspire interest as a curiosity, not of literature, to be sure, but of
  story writing.”

       — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 547. Ag. 19, ‘05. 370w.


=Dunkerley, S.= Mechanism. *$3. Longmans.

  This new text book “opens with an introductory chapter in which the
  usual definitions occur relating to machines, kinematic chains, lower
  and higher pairs ... this is followed by a chapter ... on simple
  machines and machine tools. Chapters 3 and 4 deal chiefly with
  mechanisms of the quadric crank and double slider crank chain
  forms ... the pantograph finds an important place here.... The next
  two chapters deal with velocity and acceleration diagrams.... The
  remainder of the book deals with gear wheels, non-circular wheels and
  cams.... There is also a section devoted to gear-cutting machinery....
  The illustrations are mainly line drawings.... A series of numerical
  examples at the end of the book will be of much value to
  students.”—Nature.

  “A valuable text-book on mechanism.” E. G. C.

     + + =Nature.= 72: 4. My. 4, ‘05. 610w.


=Dunn, Henry Treffry.= Recollections of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his
circle. **$1. Pott.

  The author was at one time a pupil of Rossetti’s and an inmate of the
  house on Cheyne walk, and he gives reminiscences of the painter-poet
  and his circle, which are interesting, reliable, and full of anecdote.

  “The editor has made too much of his function; the copiousness of his
  annotation is out of keeping with the sketchy character of the text,
  and his introduction is turbid and grandiloquent. Mr. Dunn’s
  reminiscences are rendered engaging by a certain simplicity and
  suavity. He gives a clear human outline to that figure of Rossetti of
  which the commentators have seemed disposed to make a kind of
  bogy.”—H. W. Boynton.

   + + — =Atlan.= 95: 422. Mr. ‘05. 760w.

  “Simplicity of style. A graphic contribution to Rossettiana.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 283. Mr. ‘05. 60w.


=Dunn, Jacob Piatt, jr.= Indiana: a redemption from slavery. $1.25.
Houghton.

  “A revised edition of ‘Indiana’ in the ‘American commonwealth series.’
  The author has increased its value in the revision by adding a chapter
  of about fifty pages on the history of the state since its admission
  to the Union. Otherwise, the changes made are slight.”—Am. Hist. R.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 724. Ap. ‘05. 60w.

         =Dial.= 38: 277. Ap. 16, ‘05. 50w.

       + =Nation.= 81: 64. Jl. 20, ‘05. 270w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 358. Je. 3, ‘05. 710w.


=Dunn, Martha Baker.= Cicero in Maine, and other essays. **$1.25.
Houghton.

  Nine delightful essays republished from the “Atlantic,” including,
  besides the title essay: A plea for the shiftless reader; The
  meditations of an ex-school committee woman; Piazza philosophy; The
  Browning tonic; The book and the place; Concerning temperance and
  judgment to come; Book dusting time; and Education.

  “Mrs. Dunn’s style is delightful.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 242. O. 16, ‘05. 500w.

  “Thorough comprehension of the value of a sound, sensible, and
  cultivated upbringing for young people, added to clear-sighted
  judgment of present conditions and the mellowing glow of good reading
  spread over all, make an enviable equipment for a writer. All these
  are evident.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 428. O. 21, ‘05. 310w.

  “Whether dispensing a mild dose of ‘Piazza philosophy’ or a strong
  potion of ‘Browning tonic,’ Mrs. Dunn may be counted on to cheer and
  not inebriate.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 636. N. 11, ‘05. 150w.


* =Dunning, William Archibald.= History of political theories from
Luther to Montesquieu. **$2.50. Macmillan.

  This volume “carries forward to the middle of the eighteenth century
  the work begun in the former volume, which was confined to ancient and
  mediaeval history.... Beginning with the reformation, Professor
  Dunning traces the history of anti-monarchic doctrines of the
  sixteenth century, the work of the Catholic controversialists and
  jurists, the law of nations as developed by Hugo Grotius, English
  political philosophy before and during the Puritan revolution,
  Continental theory during the age of Louis XIV., and finally, the
  epoch-making work of Montesquieu himself.”—R. of Rs.

  * “The book is a piece of sound and conscientious work, and bears
  abundant testimony to the wideness of the Professor’s reading.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 1134. O. 28, ‘05. 100w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 758. N. 11, ‘05. 550w.

  * “The author is not obscure and is judicial.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 886. D. 9, ‘05. 610w.

 *       =R. of Rs.= 32: 510. O. ‘05. 110w.


=Durham, M. Edith.= Burden of the Balkans. $4. Longmans.

  The author was sent to the Balkans by sympathetic English people to
  distribute relief to the starving inhabitants. She gives an
  interesting account of the discomforts she endured in the performance
  of her numerous duties, and the things which she saw among the
  peasants and in the hospitals. There is much of politics, and she
  pictures vividly the “lava bed of raw primeval passion ... into which
  no power dared thrust its fingers for fear of having them burned off.”

  “It is easily and pleasantly written, and will give the reader who
  knows not the Near East a clearer insight into an irritating and
  unsolved problem than other more weighty and pretentious works.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 338. Mr. 25, ‘05. 610w.

  “A parting tribute must be paid to Miss Durham’s nervous and idiomatic
  English, characteristically that of an educated and refined woman,
  unspoiled by grammars.” Wallace Rice.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 384. Je. 1, ‘05. 560w.

  “Gives a positive picture of conditions there.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 245. Ap. 15, ‘05. 1370w.

  “Her enthusiasm adds to the charm and does not detract from the value
  of these descriptions by an intelligent eyewitness of little known
  conditions in obscure places.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 241. Jl. ‘05. 310w.


=Dwight, Henry Otis,= ed. Blue book of missions for 1905. **$1. Funk.

  A book containing detailed facts and statistics regarding all missions
  and missionary societies, both Protestant and Roman Catholic thruout
  the world. Its information is indexed in handy compendium form for
  clergymen, missionaries and students.

         =Outlook.= 79: 906. Ap. 8, ‘05. 110w.


=Dwight, Henry Otis; Tupper, Henry Allen R.; and Bliss, Edwin Munsell=,
eds. Encyclopedia of missions; descriptive, historical, biographical,
statistical. **$6. Funk.

  In this second and revised edition there is less than two-thirds the
  amount of matter given in the first edition of thirteen years ago. It
  contains “data relating to some 5000 cities and towns and villages
  which are of present importance to the missionary enterprise.” There
  is also a number of special articles of unusual value, prepared by
  experts. Another excellent feature is the bibliography that follows
  special articles upon countries, mission boards, religion and races,
  as well as some other subjects. (Ind.)

  “We commend the general appearance of the work, its clear typography
  and evidence of careful editing. There is much in this new and
  admirable encyclopedia to commend. The absence of an index is
  inexcusable.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 614. Mr. 16, ‘05. 770w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 574. S. 2, ‘05. 680w.


=Dyer, Henry.= Dai Nippon: a study in national evolution. *$3.50.
Scribner.

  The latest book on Japan by Dr. Henry Dyer, “a hard-headed,
  thick-skinned Scotchman,” belongs to the literature of knowledge, and
  will interest especially those who like unembroidered facts and plenty
  of statistics and tables, and who hate anything like “fine writing,”
  eloquence or “gush.” The author who established the College of
  engineering in Japan, has since his return to Great Britain kept in
  touch with the makers of modern Japan, and “out of the intellectual
  kinship thus engendered has grown the present work, designed to afford
  the foreign reader an adequate idea of the spiritual, moral, mental,
  and material Japan of to-day.” (Outlook). The book does not aim to be
  a history of Japan, but is rather a study of the influences which have
  made the country “a member of the community of nations.” The subjects
  discussed at length are education, the army and navy, means of
  communication, industrial development, art industries, commerce, food
  supply, colonization, constitutional government, administration,
  finance, international relations, foreign politics, social results,
  the future, and recent events.

  “Excellent as the present volume is—among the most lucid and fruitful
  that have appeared in recent years upon Japan—it is, of necessity,
  uncritical—accepts the Japanese estimate of themselves and the
  estimates of their perfervid admirers almost without examination.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905. 1: 8. Ja. 7. 1430w.

  “States all that he sees and knows in terms of plainest common sense.
  In one point Dr. Dyer has excelled all other writers on Japan. He
  shows clearly and forcibly, as well as copiously, what the great army
  of Yatoi, hired assistants and salaried organizers and advisers, in
  the days of their youth and strength thirty years ago, did for the
  Japanese in raising their ideals and pointing the way to future
  success.”

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 92. F. 1, ‘05. 540w.

  * “He marshals many facts frequently overlooked by writers on
  twentieth century Japan, but essential to a proper appreciation of the
  problems—social, religious, economic, and political—now confronting
  the country.”

     + + =Lit. D.= 31: 625. O. 28, ‘05. 270w.

  “Untrustworthy in theories, perhaps no other single volume gives so
  wide and correct a view of the main facts in the several phases of
  Japanese national life.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 337. Ap. 27, ‘05. 2710w.

  “A treatise of so comprehensive and illuminating a character as to
  warrant its inclusion in the front rank of works aiming to present in
  compact form an authoritative account of the evolution and present
  stage of development of the Island empire. It is in the author’s
  discussion of Japanese problems that the highest value of his work
  lies. Mr. Dyer gives a far better idea than do the majority of writers
  of the part played by foreigners in the growth of Japan. It is heavy
  with repetitions not only of idea but of phrase; its diction is at
  times strangely awkward and at times imbued with the flavor of the
  ‘blue book’; while inexactitudes of statement are occasionally to be
  detected.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 79: 497. F. 25, ‘05. 1720w.


=Dyer, Louis.= Machiavelli and the modern state. *$1. Ginn.

  “The volume is made up of three chapters, originally delivered as
  lectures in England in 1899, under the titles ‘The prince and Cæsar
  Borgia,’ ‘Machiavelli’s use of history,’ ‘Machiavelli’s idea of
  morals.’ The author was formerly an assistant professor at
  Harvard.”—Ann. Am. Acad.

  “What we have is a series of remarks, some of them on Machiavelli and
  none on the modern state.... The ‘brilliant allusiveness’ of the
  style, the great number of irrelevancies, and the florid
  overtranslations....” Edward S. Corwin.

     + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 685. Ap. ‘05. 240w.

  “A valuable little volume.”

         =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 381. Ap. ‘05. 310w.

         =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 129. Ja. ‘05. 40w.

  “Mr. Dyer, however, without any of Mr. Morley’s charm or Macaulay’s
  zest, does contrive to say a good deal that is valuable in the course
  of these most interesting lectures.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 462. Ap. 15, 510w.



                                   E


=Earle, Maria Theresa (Mrs. Charles W. Earle).= Garden colour; with
fifty full-page il. by Margaret Waterfield. *$6. Dutton.

  “An English collaborated production ... fifty-one colored plates ...
  which are from water colors by Miss Margaret Waterfield. Miss
  Waterfield herself writes the garden notes for the various months,
  giving advice in regard to cultivation only incidentally, but chiefly
  in regard to artistic arrangement—those methods of planting whereby
  each plant or shrub shows its own beauties to best advantage, while at
  the same time enhancing those of its neighbors.... It is the
  principles rather than the actual facts that the various writers wish
  in this case to enforce. Miss Waterfield’s collaborators include Mrs.
  C. W. Earle, Miss Rose Kingsley, and other well-known English garden
  lovers and writers.”—Dial.

         =Country Calendar.= 1: 109L. Je. ‘05. 90w.

  “One who has considered the subject only casually will certainly get
  some inspiring suggestions from both pictures and text.” Edith
  Granger.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 380. Je. 1, ‘05. 480w.

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1257. Je. 1, ‘05. 130w.

  “The contributed text is not so uniformly good as the plates.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 445. Je. 1, ‘05. 420w.

  “This book is notable both from the standpoint of nature lover and
  bibliophile.” Mabel Osgood Wright.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 369. Je. 10, ‘05. 480w.


=Eastman, Charles A.= Red hunters and the animal people. **$1.25.
Harper.

  “In the red man’s philosophy, as interpreted by the author, himself a
  full blooded Sioux, the beasts of the fields and the birds of the air
  are the brothers of their human fellow creatures. The four-footed and
  feathered tribes also, in the same philosophy, regard the red man as a
  brother. They are the animal people, and these stories are stories of
  them as such—stories which differ not as widely as might be wished
  from the white man’s animal tales now so numerous.”—N. Y. Times.

  “One of the most original and delightful books about animal life that
  have appeared for a long time, full of interest and information not to
  be found in text-books. The book is simply and pleasantly written,
  with no affectation or mannerism.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 105. F. 4, ‘05. 210w.

  “With no literary art whatever at his command, he has mistakenly
  chosen to cast his material in the form of short stories, and has
  failed with them.”

       — =Critic.= 46: 478. My. ‘05. 120w.

  “Is likely at first to be a little disappointing, it is so plain, so
  lacking in art or artifice. After Mr. Long and Mr. Thompson-Seton, it
  is like bread-and-butter after dessert. But it nearly, if not quite,
  justifies the simile, for if the reader sustains his interest long
  enough his taste will approve the rather homely fare.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 158. Mr. 1, ‘05. 230w.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 47. Ja. 21, ‘05. 430w.

  “The book is entertaining as fiction, valuable because of the light it
  throws on Indian life, and largely interesting as one of the few
  contributions to our literature made by an Indian.”

     + + =Reader.= 6: 118. Je. ‘05. 230w.

  “This is a very pleasing book.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 683. My. 6, ‘05. 180w.


=Eastman, Helen.= New England ferns and their common allies; an easy
method of determining the species. *$1.25. Houghton.

  “It is a merit of this book that it includes ... the lycopodiums and
  equisetums, club-mosses and horse-tails. Each plant is provided with a
  picture, from the press ... and even the unusual varieties and hybrids
  are included.... The descriptions are good and brief.”—Ind.

  “We wish the author had not given us so many fancy English names that
  have no authority. But it is a good book, and we are particularly glad
  for the horse-tails and club-mosses.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 268. F. 2, ‘05. 320w.


=Eccles, Robert Gibson.= Food preservatives, their advantages and proper
use; the practical versus the theoretical side of the pure food problem;
with an introd. by E. W. Duckwall. $1; pa. 50c. Van Nostrand.

  A volume which sets forth the pure food problem as it is found in
  practice and theory. “A valuable part of the book is that devoted to
  showing how little evidence there is for the assumption, commonly made
  even by chemists, that the process of fermentation is so similar to
  that of digestion that whatever prevents the one must impair the
  other.” (Ind.)

  “It contains much special pleading, but this is justified by the
  excessive amount of special pleading that has been done, both in and
  out of court, against the use of preservatives.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 960. Ap. 27, ‘05. 430w.


* =Eckel, Edwin C.= Cements, limes and plasters: their materials,
manufacture, and properties. *$6. Wiley.

  The composition and character of the raw materials, the methods of
  manufacture, and the properties of the various cementing materials are
  treated in this volume, which is designed for the use of the working
  engineer. Complete reference lists are given for the benefit of those
  who wish to make a further study of the subject treated.

  * “This is an exceedingly valuable and well-nigh exhaustive work. It
  is by far the most valuable work on the several subjects that it
  treats that we have met, and in our judgment may be rightly considered
  a masterpiece of compilation.”

   + + + =Science,= n.s. 22: 522. O. 27, ‘05. 450w.


=Eckenrode, Hamilton James.= Political history of Virginia during the
reconstruction. 50c. Hopkins.

  The author “concerns himself almost altogether with the political
  parties of the reconstruction era. He relates the history of the

  Alexandria government, ... and discusses quite fully President
  Johnson’s attitude toward the Southern states at the close of the
  Civil war.... He shows that the Republican party in Virginia was for
  the most part opposed to unlimited negro suffrage, until the
  Philadelphia convention of 1866, when ‘manhood’ suffrage became a
  party measure.”—R. of Rs.

  “The method of the author is truly critical, the use of the sources
  satisfactory, ... and the conclusions arrived at are unquestionably
  justifiable and as accurate as the nature of the subject will permit.”
  William E. Dodd.

   + + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 700. Ap. ‘05. 450w.

         =R. of Rs.= 30: 756. D. ‘04. 140w.


=Eckman, George P.= Young man with a program, and other sermons to young
men. *50c. Meth. bk.

  The purpose of these sermons is to offer practical reasons to young
  men for yielding themselves to the sovereignty of Jesus Christ. They
  treat of the young man and his capital, the young man in his house, at
  his work, the young man with ambition, the young man and his
  meditation, and his opportunities, and finally the young man and the
  supreme passion.


=Edgington, T. B.= Monroe doctrine. $3. Little.

  The author, an attorney of over forty years’ practice at the bar of
  Memphis, Tenn., has brought to his task a long professional
  experience and an extended study of original sources of information.
  Altho new material abounds in this presentation of the Monroe
  doctrine,—including the treaty establishing the Hague tribunal, the
  Venezuelan boundary case, the settlement of the European claims
  against Venezuela, and the Panama canal treaty and concession, “its
  origin, its history, and its application to various exigencies are
  in this book described with no little narrative skill, with
  clearness, and with judicial spirit.” (Outlook).

  “The book contains errors of fact as well as of judgment. The most
  serious imperfections are due to a lack of experience in handling
  sources, especially a lack of acquaintance with public documents.
  Notwithstanding grave defects the book is interestingly written and
  suggestive.” John H. Latané.

     + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 601. My. ‘05. 370w.

  Reviewed by Winthrop More Daniels.

         =Atlan.= 95: 553. Ap. ‘05. 360w.

  “Mr. Edgington preserves a calm and historical spirit in all his
  comments on the interesting subjects of which he treats, and the
  argumentation in which he not infrequently indulges is that of a
  candid jurisconsult rather than that of a partisan.” James Oscar
  Pierce.

   + + + =Dial.= 38: 122. F. 16, ‘05. 1190w.


=Edmunds, Albert Joseph.= Buddhist and Christian gospels: being Gospel
parallels from Pali texts. *$1.50. Open ct.

  The third edition, complete, and edited with notes by Prof. Anesaki of
  the imperial University of Tokio. The editor “holds to the
  independence of the fundamental documents of the Buddhist and the
  Christian scriptures. He only raises the question whether the Gospel
  of Luke, ‘in certain traits extraneous to the synoptical narrative,’
  is indebted to a Buddhist source. This question he submits to the
  reader who compares the parallel texts here presented. Much more than
  merely such parallels are presented; pretty nearly every book of the
  New Testament supplies matter for a comparison with the Buddhist
  scriptures, which even the amateur in such studies will find
  interesting. The New Testament suffers nothing in the comparison.”
  (Outlook.)

  “As a contribution to the study of comparative religion from a
  Japanese scholar, this volume has a peculiar interest as well as a
  positive value for the student.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 331. O. 7, ‘05. 160w.

         =R. of Rs.= 32: 512. O. ‘05. 90w.


=Edwards, Amelia Blandford.= Untrodden peaks and unfrequented valleys: a
midsummer ramble in the Dolomites. $2.50. Dutton.

  In this third edition the text is the same as that of the first
  edition of 1873, but the footnotes and other explanatory matter that
  appeared in the second edition of the book have been included in the
  present volume. The district here described is in that part of the
  Southeastern Tyrol lying between Botzen, Brunecken, Innichen and
  Belluno; within this space are the limestone Dolomite mountains. There
  are numerous illustrations in half-tone.

  “Now as twenty-five years ago, the indispensable work is Miss Edwards’
  ‘Untrodden peaks.’”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 529. Je. 29, ‘05. 480w.

  “A pleasant volume of travel and guidebook information.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 478. Jl. 22, ‘05. 340w.

  “A new and welcome edition of a thoroughly readable book of travels.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 143. My. 13, ‘05. 80w.


=Edwards, Matilda Barbara Betham-.= Home life in France. *$2.50.
McClurg.

  Miss Betham-Edwards’ first hand knowledge of French family and school
  life has been the outgrowth of years of service as an officer of
  public instruction. This insight tempers her treatment with sympathy
  and enthusiasm. She describes every phase of life from the
  home-keeping which is “the glorification of simplicity,” to the city
  keeping which is presided over by “indefatigable workers to whom
  fireside joys and intellectual pleasure are especially dear, and to
  whom self-abnegation ... becomes a second nature.”

  “It is brightly written, and full of entertaining little personal
  reminiscences of the kind which do more to explain France to the
  average English mind than pages of psychological studies appealing
  only to the cultivated few.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 561. My. 27, ‘05. 1360w.

  * “Writes with knowledge on a subject she may be said to have made her
  own, and what is more, she writes sympathetically.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 656. My. 27. 310w.

  * “The point of view is impartial, but friendly, and both knowledge of
  the subject and charm of style characterize the book.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 581. D. ‘05. 180w.

  * “Miss Betham-Edwards discourses with intelligent vivacity and good
  humor, lightening our darkness, gently removing the prejudice born of
  ignorance, and steadily building up the respect that rests on
  knowledge.” Josiah Renick Smith.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 300. N. 16, ‘05. 1180w.

  “The value of a book which is in the main not less valuable than
  interesting is somewhat impaired by this persistent ignoring of the
  seamy side of life.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 175. Je. 9, ‘05. 570w.

  * “She has succeeded on the whole, in writing a very entertaining book
  full of detailed information, with statistics that here and there need
  slight correction.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 491. D. 14, ‘05. 1010w.

  “An extremely interesting, and in many ways valuable, book.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 727. O. 28, ‘05. 1000w.

  “The book is an excellent one for the intending sojourner in France,
  and it will, of course, interest those who have sojourned in that
  country.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 526. O. 28, ‘05. 120w.

  * “A description of French domestic life and conditions which is
  written with sympathy and enthusiasm.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 636. N. ‘05. 50w.

  “Miss Betham-Edwards selects matter which on the whole may be intended
  more for women than for men, but the latter will not enjoy it the less
  on that account.”

       + =Sat. R.= 99: 676. My. 20, ‘05. 230w.

  * “There are also here and there signs of hurry and awkwardness in the
  style. All this could easily be put right in another edition, which
  the book, if only for the valuable amount of detail it contains,
  certainly ought to reach.”

   + + — =Spec.= 95: 259. Ag. 19, ‘05. 1570w.


=Edwards, William Seymour.= Into the Yukon. **$1.50. Clarke, R.

  In a series of papers which were originally home letters, the author
  tells of the travels of himself and wife thru the Canadian northwest,
  the gulfs and fjords of the North Pacific, the valley of the upper
  Yukon, the golden Klondike, and some parts of California and the
  Middle west. The book gives an apparently unbiased view of conditions
  on the Canadian Yukon in the summer of 1903. It is profusely
  illustrated with snap shot photographs.

  “If it says nothing new, at least says it brightly and interestingly.”
  Wallace Rice.

       + =Dial.= 38: 91. F. 1, ‘05. 100w.

  “Mr. Edwards seems to be a clear-sighted observer, and his narration
  is straightforward and unpretentious. He appears to possess the knack
  of gathering and summarizing popular opinion without the exaggeration
  or superficiality usually characteristic of hasty news-gatherers. The
  most interesting portion of the book is naturally that relating to the
  Klondike region.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 141. F. 16, ‘05. 920w.

  “A readable narrative.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 759. Mr. 25, ‘05. 50w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 255. F. ‘05. 70w.


=Eggleston, George Gary.= Daughter of the South. †$1.50. Lothrop.

  A war’s-end romance which follows the adventurous career of the
  Commodore of a cotton-buying fleet. While braving great danger for the
  sake of great profit he encounters the heroine in distress and carries
  her northward on one of his boats to love and to safety.

  “His art must be described as crude. Nevertheless, he tells a story of
  some interest, and keeps fairly in touch with reality.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 208. O. 1, ‘05. 160w.

  “‘Decent under difficulties’ should be the title of this last story.”

       — =Ind.= 59: 987. O. 26, ‘05. 60w.

  “Exactly like all the rest of his novels.”

       — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 557. Ag. 26, ‘05. 290w.

  “Altogether, while not by any means a great book, this story is
  agreeable reading.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 44. S. 2, ‘05. 130w.


=Eggleston, George Gary.= Our first century. **$1.20. Barnes.

  “The design of this book ... is ... to present in a connected and
  picturesque narrative those facts of American history during the
  seventeenth century which were characteristic as to life and manners
  and customs. The book has the story element in a marked degree. It is
  liberally illustrated.”—Outlook.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 91. Ag. 16, ‘05. 390w.

 *   + + =Ind.= 59: 1390. D. 14, ‘05. 40w.

  “After reading this lively little narrative one can without hesitation
  commend it to those who find the ordinary one-volume histories dry and
  meagre, and who have not the time or inclination to consult the larger
  works.” Robert Livingston Schuyler.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 480. Jl. 22, ‘05. 280w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 446. Je. 17, ‘05. 60w.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 797. D. 16, ‘05. 90w.

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 123. Jl. ‘05. 140w.


=Eggleston, George Gary.= Rebel’s recollections. *$1. Putnam.

  A fourth edition of a book first published in 1874, with an additional
  article upon “The old regime in the Old Dominion.” It contains much
  that is interesting, and gives a good idea of the Confederate soldier,
  and the Confederate commissary, also civil administration.

       + =Ind.= 58: 1312. Je. 8, ‘05. 100w.

  “The book contains in a very readable form a deal of information about
  the Confederacy, which Mr. Eggleston had first hand. Mr. Eggleston
  overemphasizes certain features, but there is a certain advantage in
  that, for they are just the features which other writers have been apt
  to ignore.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 275. Ap. 29, ‘05. 390w.

  “The book still outranks in interest almost all other reminiscences of
  the Civil war.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 1061. Ap. 29, ‘05. 60w.


=Eldridge, George Dyre.= Milibank case. †$1.50. Holt.

  A detective story whose scene is laid in Maine near the Canadian
  border. The plot centers about the murder of a young lawyer,
  supposedly without enemies, and involves prominent state politicians.
  The tangle undertaken by two detectives contains at its close a
  surprise for detective and reader alike.

  “The story is fluently told, and is not ungenial as murders go.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 123. Ag. 10, ‘05. 200w.

  “Is only a fair example of the art.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 432. Jl. 1, ‘05. 260w.


=Eliot, Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe.= East African protectorate. $5.
Longmans.

  “Up to the time of his recent resignation, the author had been
  commissioner for the British government in the protectorate. He
  describes the country, its peoples, gives its history, and discusses
  its prospects as a field for European colonization; he also describes
  the present system of administration in the protectorate, and writes
  about the Uganda railway, trade, slavery, missions, a trip down the
  Nile, animals, etc. The volume is illustrated, and contains several
  maps.”—N. Y. Times.

  “The book gives a great deal of minute and not always interesting
  geographic information, but it was written by neither a geographer nor
  an economist, and often produces a sense of vagueness by omitting
  factors essential to an understanding of the country in its relation
  to human welfare. Other parts of the book are interesting, and the
  sociologist might find some useful information in the accounts of the
  native races.”

     + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 589. S. ‘05. 170w.

  “Sir Charles Eliot has here provided a much more compact and, within
  its limits, comprehensive handbook on the subject than was previously
  available.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 363. Mr. 25. 1260w.

  “... Throughout makes the book a most readable one, even to those who
  have no intention of being lured to it by the glowing pictures he
  paints.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 278. Ap. 29, ‘05. 1790w.

  “Nothing could exceed the interest, the deep research and the
  knowledge shown in the present work.”

   + + + =Sat.= R. 99: 808. Je. 17, ‘05. 1600w.

  “One of the best of recent travel books on a subject which is growing
  daily in interest and importance. The book is an encyclopedia of
  information, but the reader is never bewildered among the details, and
  the main problems of the future are lucidly and undogmatically
  discussed. The style is simple and colloquial, but it is never
  slipshod.”

   + + + =Spec.= 94: 552. Ap. 15, ‘05. 2030w.


=Eliot, Charles William.= Happy life. 75c. Crowell.

  A new edition of this forceful, kindly book by the President of
  Harvard university. Under the headings: The moral purpose of the
  universe; Lower and higher pleasures; Family love; Pleasure in bodily
  exertion; The pleasure of reading; Mutual service and co-operation;
  The selection of beliefs; and The conflict with evil, he shows how to
  “cultivate the physical mental, and moral faculties through which the
  natural joys are won.”

  * “The material is abundantly worth preserving in its new form.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 572. D. ‘05. 30w.

  * “The points are concrete and practical, and the style is very
  simple, with a ring of nobility and sincerity about it that is worth
  more than many epigrams.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 386. D. 1, ‘05. 150w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 629. N. 11, ‘05. 20w.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 37: 732. D. 2, ‘05. 80w.


=Eliot, George.= Adam Bede. $1.25. Crowell.

  This volume of “Adam Bede” is uniform with the “Thin paper classics.”
  It takes up little space on the library shelf, and its flexible cover
  and thin paper make it specially desirable for a pocket edition.


=Eliot, George.= Romola. $1.25. Crowell.

  “Romola” in this edition is uniform with the “Thin paper classics.”


=Eliot, John.= Logick primer. *$6. Burrows.

  “A reprint of John Eliot’s ‘Logic primer’ of 1672. The ‘Primer’ is an
  interlinear translation of the Indian text and the reprint is made
  from a photographic reproduction of the entire book (40 leaves) made
  in 1889 at the expense of the late James C. Pilling.”—Am. Hist. R.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 716. Ap. ‘05. 50w.


=Elkin, William Baird.= Hume: the relation of the Treatise of human
nature, bk. I, to the Inquiry concerning human understanding. *$1.50.
Macmillan.

  “As a stepping-stone in philosophy from the old to the new, Hume still
  furnishes staple material to the student. Dr. Elkin here undertakes to
  make clear the exact ground held by him in his principal philosophical
  works, the ‘Treatise on human nature’ and the ‘Inquiry concerning the
  principles of morals.’”—Outlook.

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 53. Jl. 20, ‘05. 410w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 1059. Ap. 29, ‘05. 120w.

  “Taken all together, the book is a scholarly, clear-headed, thorough
  piece of work, straightforward in expression and substantially
  convincing in the large.” A. K. Rogers.

   + + + =Philos. R.= 14: 615. S. ‘05. 1260w.


=Elliott, Mrs. Maude Howe (Mrs. John Elliott.)= Two in Italy. *$2.
Little.

  Italian studies and sketches, so chatty in form as to be largely in
  dialog, which give glimpses of Italian life and character under the
  chapter headings: Anacrap; The inn of Paradise; Buona Fortuna; The
  Castello; Savonarola Finnerty; In old Poland; and, The hermit of
  Pietro Anzieri. There are six full page illustrations from drawings by
  John Elliott.

  * “Mrs. Elliott knows Italy better than most Americans, and she knows
  how to write.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 580. D. ‘05. 40w.

  * “Readers of ‘Roma beata’ will enjoy this second volume, which,
  though of slightly different type, is equally permeated by Mrs.
  Elliott’s individual and entertaining point of view.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 386. D. 1, ‘05. 140w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 832. D. 2, ‘05. 130w.

 *     + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 826. D. 23, ‘05. 100w.


=Ellis, Edward Sylvester.= Deerfoot in the forest. †$1. Winston.

  This is the first of a new series of Indian stories which continues
  the adventures of the author’s famous character Deerfoot, the
  Shewanoe. The time and incidents depicted are those of the Lewis and
  Clark expeditions. The plot of “Deerfoot in the forest” centers about
  the rescue of two boys by Deerfoot, and the thrilling adventures
  attending their return to safe territory.

  “All Mr. Ellis’ tales, like those of Castlemon, Oliver Optic and other
  writers of this class, are replete with interest, action and
  excitement, and the present volume ... is fully up to the standard set
  by Mr. Ellis in his popular series of tales that have preceded the
  present books.”

       + =Arena.= 34: 557. N. ‘05. 570w.


* =Ellis, Edward Sylvester.= Deerfoot in the mountains. †$1. Winston.

  This third and last volume of the “New Deerfoot series,” takes the
  Indian guide and his two boy companions in a whirl of adventure from
  the Pacific ocean to their home in Ohio. The recapture of Deerfoot’s
  wonderful stallion, Whirlwind, a single handed encounter with five
  ferocious braves, and a hair breadth escape in a raging mountain
  torrent, are among the incidents which will recommend this story to
  all boy readers.


* =Ellis, Edward Sylvester.= Deerfoot on the prairies †$1. Winston.

  In this second volume of the “New Deerfoot series,” the popular Indian
  hunter accompanied by his two boy friends and his Blackfoot guide
  makes the dangerous journey from the Ohio to the mouth of the Columbia
  river successfully, altho the hostile Indians, wild horses, grizzly
  bears, and other dangers of one hundred years ago beset their path and
  create many strange adventures for them.


=Elton, Charles Isaac.= William Shakespeare, his family and friends; ed.
by A. H. Thompson. *$4. Dutton.

  A series of papers, disconnected and sometimes unfinished, which would
  doubtless have been expanded into an exhaustive work had the author
  lived, have been collected by and published by Mr. Thompson, with a
  memoir written of the author by Mr. Andrew Lang. There are chapters on
  Shakespeare’s early life, on Stratford and London in Shakespeare’s
  time; on his family and descendants; on the history of Blackfriars’
  theatre, and many other subjects of both interest and value. There is
  a complete and accurate index, which renders this work, with its
  wealth of facts, of great value to the student.

  “Indeed, so much material is furnished, and the learned antiquary
  ranges so very far afield, that the drift of his argument is not
  seldom obscured. The book abounds in the best kind of biographical
  material. It is a work of the very greatest value to the student of
  Shakespeare.” Charles H. A. Wager.

   + + — =Dial.= 38: 194. Mr. 16, ‘05. 1600w.

  “This work is a large and scholarly one, with perhaps more of detail
  about the great poet’s life and surroundings than would be essential
  to such an idea of the man himself as is given by Mr. Mabie in his
  picture. Mr. Elton’s volume, however, will be welcomed by scholars.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 30: 758. D. ‘04. 80w.


=Ely, Helena Rutherford.= Another hardy garden book. $1.75. Macmillan.

  A book which is not intended to be a treatise upon any of the subjects
  referred to, or to take the place of other books upon gardening. It
  is, the author states in the preface, “a brief statement of simple
  methods of conducting gardening operations, particularly in the small
  home garden,” and it contains the result of the author’s own
  experiences in raising vegetables, fruits and flowers. There are
  chapters on the vegetable garden, fruits, trees—deciduous and
  evergreen, perennials and other flowers, a garden of lilies and iris,
  autumn work in the flower garden, and the flower garden in spring.
  There are many half-tone illustrations from photographs of flowers,
  trees and gardens, taken at various seasons of the year.

  “The new book is wider in its scope than its predecessor.”

       + =Country Calendar.= 1: 9g. My. ‘05. 100w.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 565. Je. ‘05. 120w.

  “Her books are far from being sentimental, but are infused with a very
  vigorous personality, and with occasional touches of humor that prove
  she is not taking herself too seriously.” Edith Granger.

       + =Dial.= 38: 381. Je. 1, ‘05. 370w.

  “The charm of the book rests in the reader’s companionship with an
  intelligent, agreeable woman, who loves her garden.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 1254. Je. 1, ‘05. 150w.

  “The author of this work places before us her quiet statements in an
  unobtrusive and instructive manner, and, here and there, gives touches
  to her sketch which makes the book more than usually readable.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 338. Ap. 27, ‘05. 620w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 137. Mr. 4, ‘05. 160w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 388. Je. 17, ‘05. 200w.

  “It seems a quite practical book for the amateur gardener.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 704. Mr. 18, ‘05. 50w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 38: 867. Je. 3, ‘05. 90w.


=Ely, Richard T.,= ed. See =Adams. T. S.= and =Sumner, Helen L.= Labor
problems.


=Ely, Richard Theodore.= Labor movement in America. *$1.25. Macmillan.

  A new and enlarged edition of a standard authority first issued nearly
  twenty years ago.

  * “At present we have no book that could be a satisfactory substitute
  for Professor Ely’s volume.” A. W. S.

     + + =Am. J. Soc.= 11: 431. N. ‘05. 50w.

         =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 589. S. ‘05. 50w.

         =Dial.= 39: 20. Jl. 1, ‘05. 30w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 386. Je. 17, ‘05. 520w.

         =Outlook.= 80: 542. Je. 24, ‘05. 50w.

         =Yale R.= 14: 230. Ag. ‘05. 120w.


=Emch, Arnold.= Introduction to projective geometry and its
applications: an analytic and synthetic treatment. $2.50. Wiley.

  “The first chapter derives the usual theorems of projective ranges and
  pencils, perspective and involution by means of the anharmonic
  ratio.... The second chapter deals with collineation.” There is “a
  chapter on the theory of conics.... The next chapter discusses the
  conics which pass through four fixed points; ... the cubic curve,
  defined by a pencil of conics and a projective pencil of lines, is
  treated at some length.... The fifth chapter, of over forty pages, is
  devoted to applications to mechanics.”—Engin. N.

  “A knowledge of trigonometry and plane analytical geometry is all that
  is required to understand the book, which is clearly and carefully
  written.” Virgil Snyder.

         =Engin. N.= 53: 183. F. 16, ‘05. 370w.

  “The author is a very clever draughtsman, and his skill as a writer is
  equally pronounced.”

   + + + =Nature.= 72: 77. My. 25, ‘05. 210w.

  “The exposition of the interesting connection between collineations
  and the surprisingly beautiful doctrine of linkages deserves special
  mention, as do also the clearness, directness and swiftness of style
  in which the book is written.” Cassius J. Keyser.

   + + + =Science.= n.s. 22: 114. Jl. 26, ‘05. 290w.


=Emerson, Ralph Waldo.= Works. 12 vol. ea. $1.75. Houghton.

  Edward Waldo Emerson has carefully edited this twelve volume centenary
  edition of his father’s works, culling some valuable new material from
  the author’s note books, “his savings-bank,” he called them. The three
  volumes recently added to complete the twelve are, “Lectures and
  biographical sketches,” “Miscellanies,” and “Natural history of
  intellect and other papers.” “The last of them is provided with an
  elaborate general index to the entire edition. No less than five
  papers in this closing volume are now printed for the first time. The
  editing of these volumes, done by the pious hands of Mr. Edward Waldo
  Emerson, offers a shining example of what such editorial work should
  be, and makes the present form of the writings far more desirable than
  any of the earlier ones.” (Dial).

  “The present edition, in its Notes by Dr. Emerson, contains the first
  complete commentary on the author’s writings.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 283. Mr. ‘05. 220w.

         =Dial.= 38: 22. Ja. 1, ‘05. 120w.

  “Is manifestly the definitive edition, since it is the most
  comprehensive and perfect in matter and form.”

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 40. Ja. 5, ‘05. 780w.


=Emerson, Ralph Waldo.= Emerson calendar; ed. by Huntington Smith.
**50c. Crowell.

  Suggestions for each day of the year taken from Emerson’s works. By
  giving cullings which show clear perception of life and its
  obligations, the editor hopes to render an aid along the line of
  simpler living.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 387. D. 1, ‘05. 100w.


English essays, selected and edited by Walter Cochrane Bronson. *$1.25.
Holt.

  The chief purpose of this book is to cultivate a liking for good
  English prose in the college student who is taking introductory work
  in literature. The material chosen is therefore interesting in thought
  and style and the selections are complete in themselves even when
  entire chapters or essays are not given. Essays by Bacon, Milton,
  Swift, Addison, Johnson, Goldsmith, Lamb, De Quincey, Carlyle,
  Macaulay, Ruskin, Newman, Stevenson and others are included, and the
  volume is fully annotated for class use.

       + =N. Y. Times= 10: 730. O. 28, ‘05. 100w.
 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 681. N. 18, ‘05. 60w.


=Erasmus, Desiderius (surnamed Roterdamus).= Epistles of Erasmus,
arranged in order of time: English translations from the early
correspondence, with a commentary confirming the chronological
arrangement and supplying further biographical matter, by Francis Morgan
Nichols. 2v. ea. *$6. Longmans.

  “The first volume published in 1901, contained a selection of the
  letters of Erasmus up to the date of his receipt in Rome of the news
  of the death of King Henry VII of England (April 21, 1509).... The
  second volume carries the extant correspondence of Erasmus to the year
  1517, when he took up his residence at Louvain. Many of the later
  letters are not those of Erasmus himself but were written by his
  correspondents.”—N. Y. Times.

  “On the whole this volume fairly maintains the interest roused by the
  first and must be regarded as a highly important contribution to the
  whole subject of the new learning.” E. E.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 686. Ap. ‘05. 240w. (Survey of contents of
         vol. II.)

  “These minor writings of the great humanist are chiefly valuable for
  the light which they shed upon his intensely interesting career. They
  are strongly marked with the well-known Erasmian characteristics, an
  easy elegance, a classical spirit, a strong tendency to flattery, a
  decided turn for quiet irony, and an impulse to break out once in a
  while into sarcastic flings at religious orders and the Roman Curia.”

     + + =Cath. World.= 80: 684. P. ‘05. 290w.

  “The same qualities of careful rendering and intelligent conjecture
  mark the work of this as of the first volume, and the same little
  formalities and tricks of usage occur here as there. It offers an
  indispensable starting-point for every future study of the great
  humanist.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 39. Ja. 12, ‘05. 570w. (Review of Vol. II.)

  “The appendices contain many hitherto inaccessible documents of value
  to the student of the Reformation epoch.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 40. Ja. 21, ‘05. 160w.


=Erskine, Mrs. Steuart.= London as an art city. *$1. Scribner.

  In her little monograph Mrs. Erskine “shows why London is a field for
  her artistic study on account of its wonderful architecture and
  wonderful art collections; a literary center with a past as the home
  of such writers as Dickens, Thackeray ... Goldsmith ... and others,
  and the home of present workers in art—George Frampton, T. Brock, A.
  Gilbert, and other sculptors; while among the painters are Sir Edward
  Poynter, Luke Fildes, John S. Sargent, and a number of others. The
  volume is fully illustrated with half-tone pictures of buildings,
  reproductions of well-known paintings, &c.” (N. Y. Times).

         =Int. Studio.= 24: sup. 76. Ja. ‘05. 90w.

         =Nation.= 80: 33. Ja. 12, ‘05. 310w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 14. Ja. 7, ‘05. 340w.


=Esty, William.= Alternating current machinery. $6. American school of
correspondence at Armour institute of technology, Chicago.

  “The author of the present volume declares that it has been prepared
  with the special object of giving the beginner, and the so-called
  practical electrician, a working knowledge of alternating current
  apparatus, so that he may know how to install and operate it
  intelligently.... The book is divided into nine different headings,
  and treats of the alternator, commercial types of alternators,
  synchronous motor, switchboard and station appliances, special
  switchboard apparatus, and lightning arresters.”—Engin. N.

  Reviewed by David B. Rushmore.

     + + =Engin. N.= 53: 637. Je. 15, ‘05. 590w.


=Evans, Henry Ridgely.= Napoleon myth. bds. *75c. Open ct.

  The Napoleonic myths in both literature and art the author measures
  according to historical fact. The book also contains an introduction
  by Dr. Paul Carus and a reprint of “The grand erratum” by Jean
  Baptiste Peres. “The whole is a summary of the results of ‘higher
  criticism’ as applied to the Napoleon of the popular imagination.” (R.
  of Rs.)

  * “The author does little or nothing to emphasize the difference
  between fact and legend, or point out the means of distinguishing
  between the two spheres.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 526. Ap. 29, 200w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 160. Mr. 11, ‘05. 360w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 512. Ap. ‘05. 60w.


=Everett, William.= Italian poets since Dante. $1.50. Scribner.

  The author has converted his lectures, delivered in the famous Lowell
  course in Boston, into book form with slight revision. His aim is “to
  show that Italy from the ‘trecento’ down to the end of the eighteenth
  century gave forth a literature which is great without the
  contributions of Dante, but which is often neglected and thought of
  lightly owing to the transcendent genius of that one man. Petrarca,
  Pulci, Boiardo, Berni, Ariosto, Vittoria Colonna, Michelangelo, Tasso,
  Marino, and the dramatists Goldoni and Alfieri are among the writers
  concerning whom Dr. Everett discourses with fine academic appreciation
  and a charming disregard of modern criticism.” (N. Y. Times).

  “His attitude towards his subjects is sympathetic, his appreciation is
  sincere, his criticisms are just and moderate. It is therefore all the
  more regrettable that he should have allowed his work to stand
  disfigured by so many slip-shod, loosely constructed and even
  absolutely ungrammatical sentences.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 646. Je. 17, ‘05. 300w.

   + + — =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 379. Ap. ‘05. 260w.

  “Dr. Everett’s survey, indeed, embraces only about a dozen names, and
  treats those for the most part rather sketchily.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 719. Je. 10. 660w.

     + + =Critic.= 46: 380. Ap. ‘05. 60w.

  “The work is luminous and vivid in style, and a delight to the
  instinct of every lover of literature. Eloquent panegyric upon Milton,
  and many another purple patch revealed in these pages. From the point
  of view of the scholar, little exception is to be taken to this work.
  To say that the book is readable is to do it much less than justice.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 49. Ja. 16, ‘05. 700w.

  “A carelessness in the use of language which is often slovenly and
  sometimes ungrammatical. The most vexatious quality of the book,
  however, is due to Dr. Everett’s scorn of all methods and opinions
  save his own. We admit that his views are sometimes refreshingly
  independent. But his egoism, which is piquant when it wanders away
  from his subject, is disastrous when he attempts a serious comparison
  of the Italian poets. Dr. Everett’s short biographies of the poets are
  generally interesting and clever. His criticisms are erratic, but the
  copious extracts from Italian poetry with which he illustrates them
  are very valuable to the general reader.”

   + — — =Ind.= 58: 210. Ja. 26, ‘05. 450w.

  “His textual illustrations show him to be not only a translator in the
  finest sense, but also a poet of broad and subtle imagination and of a
  most delicate harmonic sensibility. The torch of classical effulgence
  dropped from the hand of Ticknor, of Longfellow, and of Lowell, he has
  caught up and illuminates anew what once passed for history. On one
  point, however, we think the doctor might have made a concession to
  the moderns as a gentle hint for his own permanency. He might have
  furnished an index. He is also cruel to kill off the poet Carducci,
  who at this writing is very much alive.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 38. Ja. 21, ‘05. 430w.

  “Mr. Everett’s sketches of their lives and works seem adequate and the
  translations, some of which are original, are vigorous. The author
  would have improved his work if he had pruned the rhetoric, more
  suitable for lectures than essays.”

   + + — =Sat. R.= 99: 746. Je. 3, ‘05. 310w.

  “He is generally just. We do not much like the fun that he makes of
  the romances. It is somewhat cheap.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 718. My. 13, ‘05. 240w.


* =Eytinge, Rose.= Memories of Rose Eytinge. **80c; **$1.20. Stokes.

  Into her own autobiography Rose Eytinge has introduced a wealth of
  sidelight information on the American drama of the past fifty years.
  She was an associate and personal friend of Edwin Booth, J. W. and
  Lester Wallack, E. L. Davenport and Augustin Daly, and her
  observations are all from the vantage point of first hand knowledge.



                                   F


=Fairless, Michael, pseud.= Grey Brethren, and other fragments in prose
and verse. $1.25. Dutton.

  Four fairy tales, five papers and five poems make up this posthumous
  volume. “‘The grey brethren,’ which gives its title to the volume, is
  a tenderly and reticently touched reminiscence of two maidenly
  ladies.... A German Christmas eve is a descriptive sketch of
  characteristic domestic charm. A Christmas idyll is an imaginative
  fantasy full of fine feeling and thoughtful religion.... Luvly
  Miss ... is the simple record of a poor child, dying from an accident,
  and her devout worship of an altogether ridiculous doll.” (Acad.)

  “Though slender and unambitious, they are written in a refined style.
  The poems, as a whole, are the least successful work in the volume.”

       + =Acad.= 62: 520. My. 13, ‘05. 600w.

  “This little volume will be welcome to all lovers of ‘The road
  mender.’ It has, not, indeed, the finished perfection of that book,
  but some of the stories and poems display the same fine artistic
  sense, and the same sacramental reverence for natural glory, the same
  deep tenderness and sympathy.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 560. My. 6. 300w.

  “Is marked by an exquisite simplicity of diction and a delicacy of
  spiritual insight that are far out of the common.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 71. Ag. 1, ‘05. 110w.


=Fairlie, John Archibald.= National administration of the United States
of America. **$2.50. Macmillan.

  Written chiefly from official records such as the Constitution of the
  United States, statutes of Congress, administrative reports and
  judicial decisions, this volume gives an account of the administrative
  system, treating the legislative and judicial branches only in their
  direct relations to the executive administration. There are chapters
  on the powers of the president, the senate, congress, the cabinet, and
  the various departments and bureaus. A complete bibliography is
  provided.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 948. Jl. ‘05. 30w.

  “Dr. Fairlie’s treatise on this subject is marked by all the scholarly
  treatment, painstaking accuracy and thoroughness which characterized
  his work on municipal administration.”

   + + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 589. S. ‘05. 160w.

  “The book is written in a readable style. For the most part it is
  easily understood.” David Y. Thomas.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 12. Jl. 1, ‘05. 1380w.

  “A book that is at the same time full, readable and authoritative.”

   + + + =Ind.= 59: 332. Ag. 10, ‘05. 330w.

  “The author has done his work carefully, and his book may be accepted
  as a generally trustworthy guide.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 466. Je. 8, ‘05. 1040w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 374. Je. 10, ‘05. 570w.

  “In style the work is direct and incisive, in treatment accurate and
  objective, in presentation logical.”

   + + + =Outlook.= 80: 194. My. 20, ‘05. 240w.

  “Is perhaps the first comprehensive work on this subject that has ever
  been published.”

   + + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 126. Jl. ‘05. 110w.


* =Fairweather, Rev. William.= Pre-exilic prophets. *35c. Lippincott.

  In this volume in the “Temple series of Bible handbooks” “Mr.
  Fairweather treats of the prophets from Amos down to Jeremiah—Amos,
  Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Jeremiah. The
  general character of the eighth century before Christ is discussed in
  the opening chapter, which is followed by a consideration of the value
  of written prophecy in relation to the Israelitish history of the
  period, the significance of prophecy for Divine revelation, ‘The older
  and the new prophecy,’ ‘The golden age of Hebrew prophecy,’ ‘The
  religious ideal of the prophets,’ ‘The century before the exile.’”—N.
  Y. Times.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 568. Ag. 26, ‘05. 140w.

  * “In the brevity prescribed for it could not be easily improved
  upon.”

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=Falkiner, C. Litton.= Illustrations of Irish history and topography.
$7. Longmans.

  The period covered by this book is mainly that of the 17th century.
  The author treats of the history and development of Dublin, and
  “follows the history of the counties of Ireland giving their origin,
  constitution, and gradual elimination. What to us is of the greater
  interest are the accounts of the Irish people by contemporaneous
  authors. Fynes Moryson describes Ireland as he saw it at the close of
  the reign of Elizabeth.... The convivial habits of the Elizabethan
  Irish are dwelt on.... Luke Vernon’s “Discourse of Ireland” it is
  believed was written about 1619.... The last two chapters give the
  impressions of Sir William Brereton and a rather dandy Frenchman, M.
  Jorevin de Rocheford. The latter giving this account of his impression
  of Ireland, 1666.” (N. Y. Times).

  “The notes to these papers are numerous and characterized by scholarly
  care. In general Mr. Falkiner must be credited with a volume which
  will be permanently serviceable to students of Irish history.” Edward
  Porritt.

     + + =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 920. Jl. ‘05. 520w.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 273. Ap. 16, ‘05. 390w.

  “For the rest Mr. Falkiner writes with such exceeding care that he has
  left little for a critic to find fault with. Here and there, we think,
  he might with advantage have developed his subject more fully.” R.
  Dunlop.

   + + — =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 796. O. ‘05. 1750w.

  “Mr. Falkiner has been successful in his choice of descriptions
  determined by their rarity, representative character, and difficulty
  of procurement by the ordinary reader.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 254. Mr. 30, ‘05. 1230w. (Survey of contents.)

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 115. F. 25, ‘05. 1480w.


Famous battles of the nineteenth century, 1875-1900, ed. by Chas. Welsh.
**$1. Wessels.

  This fourth and last volume of “Famous battles of the nineteenth
  century,” contains an account of the famous battles fought from 1875
  to 1900. It includes descriptions of The storming of Kars by Major
  Arthur Griffiths, The Boer war of 1881, by Archibald Forbes; The
  bombardment of Alexandria, by Max Pemberton; Port Arthur, 1894; The
  battle of Manila; and With Roosevelt on San Juan hill, by A. Hilliard
  Atteridge and other descriptions by these and other authors.

  * “The book is designed for boys, who will undoubtedly find it quite
  to their taste.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 581. D. ‘05. 40w.

  * “It is not possible to name the collection one of absorbing interest
  or to praise always either the fairness or the dramatic quality of the
  battle-pieces, but the book has considerable interest and some value.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 785. N. 18, ‘05. 810w.


=Fandel, Peter.= Judgment of Paris. $1. Badger, R. G.

  The story of the judgment of Paris cast in dramatic form. The awarding
  of the apple, the chariot race which brings Paris to the notice of his
  father, Priam, the indignation of princes and people, and the flight
  of Paris are dealt with in four short acts.


=Fanshawe, Anne Harrison (Lady Richard Fanshawe).= Memoirs of Lady
Fanshawe, wife of Sir Richard Fanshawe, bt., embassador from Charles II
to the courts of Portugal and Madrid, written by herself; containing
extracts from the correspondence of Sir Richard Fanshawe; ed. with
introd. by Beatrice Marshall, and a note on the illustrations by Allan
Fea. *$1.50. Lane.

  “The memoirs were first published in 1830, and were well worth a place
  in ‘The crown library’ series.... Both Sir Richard and his wife were
  representative of the highest type of Royalist—cultured, refined and
  humane. Sir Richard, who died in 1666, devoted his leisure years under
  the Commonwealth to literary labours of love.... The memoirs yield
  much information as to the events and social practices of a most
  interesting period in history.”—Ath.

  “Attractive memoirs, which we have read with very great pleasure in
  the delightful form in which they now appear.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 730. Jl. 15, ‘05. 990w.

  “Certainly the memoirs have a charm which is by no means dependent on
  the time of which they treat.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 142. Jl. 29. 320w.

  * “Holds a high place in the biographical literature of the Stuart
  era.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 447. N. 30, ‘05. 470w.

  “Her memoirs are bright and full of good stories of the doings of two
  and a half centuries ago.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 745. N. 4, ‘05. 760w.

  “The editing might have been done with greater skill and energy than
  Miss Marshall has brought to her task.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 189. Ag. 5, ‘05. 1380w.


=Farmer, James Eugene.= Versailles and the court under Louis XIV.
*$3.50. Century.

  A beautiful book profusely illustrated. The sketch is a four-fold one
  including The palace, The park, The king and The court, each of which
  divisions presents the subject inductively and so prepares the way for
  the next. Beginning with the plans for the palace and the laying out
  of the grounds the author leads up to the finished work. With this for
  a back-ground, the king is presented and viewed from the standpoint of
  his daily life, methods of work, personal appearance and character,
  and the intricacies of court etiquette. Then the stage throngs with
  the gay and the wicked courtiers who were as perfect in manners as
  corrupt in morals.

  * “Our author has given us a volume of real value as an admirable
  pen-picture of the court.”

       + =Arena.= 34: 659. D. ‘05. 600w.

  * “An interesting subject is interestingly handled.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 580. D. ‘05. 130w.

 *   + + =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 34. D. ‘05. 180w.

  * “He does, indeed, depend upon the memoir writers very largely, but
  he uses them with intelligence, and makes his book a study in the
  physiology of court life.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 426. N. 23, ‘05. 420w.

  * “Mr. Farmer has joined his threads skillfully; there is no
  suggestion of patchwork about his book, which is entertaining to its
  last page.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 811. N. 25, ‘05. 770w.

  * “The reader feels that he has been in excellent company when he lays
  the volume down with a regret that it is not longer, or one of a
  series.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 833. D. 2, ‘05. 210w.

 *       =Outlook.= 81: 706. N. 25, ‘05. 100w.


=Farmer, John S., and Henley, William Ernest.= Dictionary of slang and
colloquial English. *$2.50. Dutton.

  This is an abridgment of the seven-volume work by the same authors
  entitled “Slang and its analogues.” It contains slang expressions and
  their analogues in English and American usage. A list of more than
  fifty books to which reference and acknowledgment is made in this
  volume, is given. The first of these is dated 1440.

 *     + =Nation.= 81:75. Jl. 27, ‘05. 110w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10:276. Ap. 29, ‘05. 220w.

  “For ordinary use the present book is ample.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79:1013. Ap. 22, ‘05. 130w.


=Farquhar, Edward.= Poems. $1.50. Badger, R: G.

  Under three divisions, History, Man and nature, and Devotion, are
  included poems as varied in length and verse as in subject. They range
  from long poems such as “King Herod,” and “Christianity in the
  apostles,” which are cast in poem-drama form, to little verses such as
  “Microcosm,” and “Clouds and dawn.”

  “In his volume of collected poems Mr. Farquhar takes a deeper plunge
  into the psychological mysteries of youthful hearts, and now and then
  succeeds in striking a truly poetic note.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10:585. S. 9, ‘05. 90w.


=Fenn, Frederick, and Wyllie, B.= Old English furniture. *$2.50.
Scribner.

  Mr. Fenn has written the chapters on oak furniture, the walnut period,
  and the introduction of the making of furniture, while those upon
  chairs, sofas, painted furniture, and inlaid mahogany and satinwood,
  are by B. Wyllie. There are ninety-four illustrations of articles
  either owned by the authors or in collections to which they have
  access. The volume belongs to the “Newnes library of applied arts.”

  “Is ... trustworthy, but it leaves us with a somewhat unpleasant
  feeling of having been ‘taken in hand.’” Edith A. Browne.

     + — =Acad.= 68:79. Ja. 28, ‘05. 320w.

  “The accompanying text is full of valuable information and pregnant
  hints to the inexperienced amateur.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 25:82. Mr. ‘05. 120w.

  “What we like especially about the text is its reserve, and quiet
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  closely.”

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  “Its style is intimate rather than didactic, impressionistic rather
  than scientific.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10:179. Mr. 25, ‘05. 260w.

     + — =Sat. R.= 99:846. Je. 24, ‘05. 660w.


=Fernández Guardia, Ricardo.= Cuentos ticos. $2. Burrows bros. co.

  These ten short stories of Costa Rica, have been translated into
  English by Gray Casement. The author, who is a writer of reputation
  among Central Americans has strikingly set forth the social, political
  and religious ideas of Costa Rica in these brief narratives, which
  combine both pathos and humor. There is a good introduction by the
  translator; there are also many illustrations of street and country
  scenes.

  “Although here and there reminiscent of Castillian story tellers, the
  tales and the style in which they are related make one wish to know
  more of Señor Ricardo and his works.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10:3. Ja. 7, ‘05. 400w.


=Ferree, Barr.= American estates and gardens. $10. Munn.

  The title of this book misleads one, as the author writes of the
  country houses, or rather palaces, of our American millionaires. These
  houses are monuments, not of the taste and personality of the owners,
  but of the skill and training of the architects and decorators, and
  there is much grandeur and little domesticity. What is lacking in
  “Estates,” however, the author amply makes up to us in “Gardens,” and
  gives most delightful illustrations, many of which are drawn from the
  well-known Falkner and Bellefontaine farms.

  “Whether we regard his book as a record of contemporary and domestic
  architecture of a certain sort, or as a contribution to sociology, it
  will be of scarcely less interest a hundred years hence than it is
  to-day.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 160. F. 23. ‘05. 470w.


=Fetter, Frank Albert.= Principles of economics; with applications to
practical problems. *$2. Century.

  A book which will be particularly valuable to students and teachers,
  as it represents the course of instruction which Dr. Fetter has given
  in his classes. “The theory is illuminated by constant references to
  practical life, and to such sides of life as college students are
  likely to come into contact with, and it is also used to shed light on
  the larger problems of our current social life.” (J. Pol. Econ.)

  “In the wealth of material treated, in the judicious employment of all
  methods of economic study, in the sanity and lucidity of discussion,
  the book has hardly an equal. Moreover, it is the most readable book
  on economics that the reviewer has had the good fortune to peruse.” A.
  S. Johnson.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 144. Ja. ‘05. 1840w.

  “Professor Fetter’s book may challenge comparison, on the ground of
  its intrinsic excellence, with any systematic treatise on economics
  that has appeared since the days of John Stuart Mill.” Winthrop More
  Daniels.

     + + =Atlan.= 95: 563. Ap. ‘05. 850w.

  “Tho having acquaintance with the new, his philosophy is essentially
  of the old and reveals but few modifications due to an understanding
  of modern thought and modern conditions.”

     + — =Ind.= 59: 333. Ag. 10. ‘05. 240w.

  “Among the numerous text-books of economics which have appeared in
  England and America in the last year or two, Professor Fetter’s book
  is likely to take high rank. For those who share his views on
  fundamental economic doctrines, his work may well serve as a
  first-class text-book. The present writer, while admiring the
  structure of Dr. Fetter’s course, and appreciating the fact that
  students following such a course are likely to have a keen interest in
  economics developed, finds himself in the position of a critic
  compelled to assail the very foundations of Dr. Fetter’s economic
  system.” A. W. Flux.

     — + =J. Pol. Econ.= 13: 109. D. ‘04. 2020w.

  * “As an economic synthesis bottomed on the accepted modern theory of
  value and extended to all phases of economic analysis, it stands
  unsurpassed.”

   + + + =Nation.= 81 :367. N. 2, ‘05. 1000w.


=Fiebeger, Gustave Joseph.= Civil engineering. *$5. Wiley.

  A book intended to give military cadets who have to master many
  sciences and languages as well as military science and tactics an
  elementary knowledge of civil engineering.

  Reviewed by H. N. Ogden.

   + + — =Science,= n.s. 22: 397. S. 29, ‘05. 690w.


=Field, Edward Salisbury. (Childe Harold, pseud.).= Child’s book of
abridged wisdom. **75c. Elder.

  A little book of rhymed advice amply illustrated with humorously
  grotesque drawings. The binding is artistic and the wisdom will amuse
  the parent rather than edify the child. It is upon this order,

                   “At dinner use your fork and spoon;
                     It may prolong your life,
                   My grandfather once cut himself
                     While eating with his knife.”

  * “A series of irresistibly comic verses containing good advice for
  the young.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 385. D. 1, ‘05. 150w.

  * “The decorations are clever, and so is the verse it contains.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1384. D. 14, ‘05. 25w.


=Fielding, Henry.= Selected essays, ed. by Gordon Hall Gerould. *60c.
Ginn.

  A book designed to introduce Fielding as an essay writer to both
  college students and general readers. It contains selected essays from
  his novels, and some of the best work from the “Miscellanies” of 1743
  and the periodicals. The text is in most cases based on the first and
  second editions. A biographical sketch, an introduction, full notes,
  and an index are provided.

  “To the present volume there is prefixed an introduction ... by which
  we can see that the praise is lavish rather than discriminating.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 870. Ag. 26, ‘05. 1230w.


=Finerty, John Frederick.= Ireland: the people’s history of Ireland.
*$2.50. Dodd.

  The first history of the Irish people “pro-Irish rather than
  pro-English in spirit and view” since McGee’s “History of Ireland,”
  three-quarters of a century ago. Mr. Finerty, the president of the
  United Irish league of America, aims to throw “more light in a simple
  and comprehensive manner on the history of that beautiful island, the
  blood of whose exiled children flows in the veins of not less than
  twenty millions of the American people.” The history, two volumes, is
  a very rapid survey of Ireland from the earliest period down to the
  career and ascendency of the fearless avenger of Irish liberty,
  Parnell.

  * “Writes from that patriotic point of view, but with no obvious bias
  that would prevent him from being fair and trustworthy in regard to
  opposing views.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 190. Ag. ‘05. 80w.

  * “It will not do to say that his style is everywhere excellent. If
  Mr. Finerty had studied the history of his native land in the light of
  European events, the policies of England would have become
  intelligible to him, and the ‘People’s history of Ireland’ would have
  been a far more trustworthy work.” Laurence M. Larson.

   — — + =Dial.= 38: 412. Je. 16, ‘05. 1230w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 162. Mr. 18, ‘05. 630w.

  “The work before us, despite its prefatory promise of breadth and
  fair-mindedness, is itself a striking example of the way in which
  Irish history should not be written. In so far as the ‘political
  misfortunes’ of Ireland are concerned, bias prevails—the bias of a
  narrative constructed along pronounced pro-Catholic lines by an
  uncompromising sympathizer with the Irish cause. Strictly speaking,
  moreover, the work is not a history, but merely a chronicle in which
  the familiar superlatives, epithets, and errors of overstatement and
  understatement are painfully in evidence. There is also room for
  criticism from the standpoint of proportion.”

     — — =Outlook.= 79: 705. Mr. 18, ‘05. 340w.


=Firth, Charles Harding.= Plea for the historical teaching of history:
an inaugural lecture delivered on November 9, 1904. *35c. Oxford.

  In this lecture Prof. Firth finds fault with the present school of
  history. He also declares history to be neither a science nor an art,
  “but it partakes of the nature of both. A twofold task lies before the
  historian. One-half of his business is the discovery of the truth, and
  the other half its representation.”

  “A very plain-spoken expression of opinion, and, as it is always well
  to have ideals set before us, likely to be useful.”

       + =Spec.= 94: 23. Ja. 7, ‘05. 370w.


=Firth, John Benjamin.= Constantine, the first Christian emperor.
**$1.35; **$1.60. Putnam.

  “There is ample room for a brief biography of the Emperor Constantine
  along the lines on which Mr. Firth has constructed his present book.
  Going directly to contemporary sources, and examining them with an eye
  keen to the detection of bias, Mr. Firth gives in small compass a
  careful exposition not only of the career and personality of the first
  imperial champion of Christianity, but of the period to which he
  belonged and of the nature and extent of the influence exerted by him
  on his generation and on posterity. In other words, an analysis is
  made of the elements essential to a correct evaluation of the validity
  of Constantine’s claim to greatness.”—Outlook.

  “We may, however, fairly criticize the author for having taken no
  account of some recent investigations which ought not to be ignored.”

   — + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 649. My. 27. 1470w.

  “Of this period and of its central figure the author has written
  sensibly and satisfyingly.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 324. My. 1, ‘05. 570w.

  “Mr. Firth makes a slip at the beginning of the book in speaking of
  the conquerors of Valerion as the Parthians.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 170. My. 26, ‘05. 710w.

  “Though written as a volume for a popular series, this book should not
  escape the attention of scholars, since it is based on a first-hand
  study of the authorities, and is the fruit of independent reflection.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 128. Ag. 10, ‘05. 1250w.

  “It is on the whole, a well balanced piece of work. The book opens
  with an absurdly bad genealogical table, and continues to practically
  a dateless limit.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 125. F. 25, ‘05. 780w.

  “Indeed we cannot but feel that, if only through an excess of
  impartiality, he paints the shadows at times all too deeply. And, for
  a similar reason, we gain the impression that here and there the pagan
  receives more and the Christian less than his due. We could wish, too,
  less disquisition regarding the untrustworthiness of the annalists of
  the period, less detailed picking of flaws—a habit so pronounced as to
  become tedious. These blemishes, however, are not vital defects. The
  work is well arranged, well written, and, with the exceptions noted,
  well balanced.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 501. F. 25, ‘05. 290w.

  * “We have little but praise of the writer’s treatment of the
  ecclesiastical and theological side.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 100: 528. O. 21, ‘05. 810w.

  “Mr. Firth’s account of him is an excellent performance.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 360. S. 9, ‘05. 460w.

  “Is an interesting biography and an excellent study of an important
  phase in the earlier history of Europe.”

   + + + =Yale R.= 14: 230. Ag. ‘05. 90w.


=Firth, John Benjamin.= Highways and byways in Derbyshire. $2.
Macmillan.

  “Mr. Firth remarks that his book is of ‘narration rather than
  description.’ He tells the reader where he may profitably go, and what
  he may expect to see ... [and] takes occasion to mention the literary
  and historical associations of the places which he visits.”—Spec.

  “Mr. Firth’s ‘Derbyshire’ is to the full as thorough and as
  companionable as any of its predecessors.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 609. Je. 10, ‘05. 1040w.

  “Mr. Firth, has, beyond doubt, produced some five hundred pages of
  attractive and interesting reading.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 551. My. 6, 2160w.

  “Above all, there is a style that stamps the book as more than a
  guide, yet takes nothing away from its usefulness.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1111. N. 9, ‘05. 210w.

  * “Mr. Firth has a talent for description.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 407. N. 16, ‘05. 1220w.

  “There are a few other references to people and scenes of especial
  interest to the scientific world, but the book will not be valued by
  these so much as for its bright narrative of literary and historical
  centers of Derbyshire, and its fine illustrations.”

       + =Nature.= 72: 100. Je. 1, ‘05. 320w.

  “The drawings ... are singularly charming—are, in fact, when all is
  said, the best part of a very good book.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 356. Je. 3, ‘05. 710w.

  “The book is rich in literary associations and personal anecdotes, and
  is decidedly readable.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 192. My. 20, ‘05. 60w.

  “If a little slapdash at times and opinionated, Mr. Firth writes with
  real spirit.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 99: 748. Je. 3, ‘05. 270w.

  “Full of interesting matter.”

       + =Spec.= 94: 718. My. 13, ‘05. 270w.


=Fischer, George Alexander.= Beethoven: a character study; with Wagner’s
Indebtedness to Beethoven. **$1.40. Dodd.

  In this study of the great composer’s life and character is given not
  only the influences under which he developed but the effect which his
  work had upon the music of to-day and upon the work of Wagner.

  “Is perhaps the most rational, convincing, shrewd, and sympathetic
  estimate yet made.”

   + + + =Dial.= 39: 70. Ag. 1, ‘05. 350w.

  “His method is straightforward enough, but his style is an
  exasperating journalese, without distinction of any kind. It is not of
  any special value or significance.”

     + — =Ind.= 59: 695. S. 21, ‘05. 200w.

  “It is a character study rather than a biography and criticism. The
  chapter on humor is one of the best in the book.”

       + =Nation.= 80: 380. My. 11, ‘05. 190w.

  “It is presented in a straightforward style, though without much
  distinction; and what the author has added in the way of critical
  estimate is unimportant. Nor has he thrown any new light upon the
  character and artistic nature of Beethoven.” Richard Aldrich.

     — + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 308. My. 13, ‘05. 290w.

  “A simple, straightforward, and readable biography. An excellent and
  useful book for the young amateur of music.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 906. Ap. 8, ‘05. 50w.


=Fisguill, Richard, pseud. (Richard H. Wilson).= Venus of Cadiz. †$1.50.
Holt.

  An American novel with a decided French twang. The scene is laid in
  Kentucky with an unsophisticated country girl for a heroine and a
  mushroom grower for her Adonis. Impossible situations follow one
  another in rollicking succession which involve cases of mistaken
  identity, mishaps, and weird meetings of moonshiners in caves. It is
  rightly called an extravaganza.

  “The plot is nought, and the manner everything. A racy and rollicking
  book it is, warranted to dispel the most chronic case of blues.” Wm.
  M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 39: 116. S. 1, ‘05. 160w.

  “It is a rollicking and impossible tale, in which the author gets
  rather beyond his depth, while the reader is just sufficiently amused
  to flounder after him in astonishment.”

       — =Nation.= 81: 123. Ag. 10, ‘05. 80w.

  “Mr. Fisguill’s story is one which might well have remained in
  manuscript.”

       — =Pub. Opin.= 29: 221. Ag. 12, ‘05. 60w.


=Fish, Carl Russell.= Civil service and the patronage. *$2. Longmans.

  “This volume deals with a subject which primarily concerns the
  citizens of the United States ... the history of the ‘Spoils
  system.’”—Spec.

  “The most valuable part of the book is the second section, dealing
  with the genesis of the spoils system. This is a genuine contribution
  to the history of the subject.” L. M. S.

     + + =Am. Hist. R.= 11: 172. O. ‘05. 1260w.

  “This book is distinctly a history of the patronage, and as such
  deserves recognition as a valuable contribution in this particular
  field.” Ward W. Pierson.

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 26: 606. S. ‘05. 380w.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 169. S. 16, ‘05. 420w.

  “His book is brief but thorough.”

     + + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 318. S. 2, ‘05. 130w.

         =Spec.= 94: 559. Ap. 15, ‘05. 170w.


* =Fisher, Ruth B.= On the borders of Pigmy land, **$1.25. Revell.

  “A record of missionary experiences in Central Africa, with
  interesting descriptions of the country and its people.”—Outlook.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 942. D. 16, ‘05. 15w.

  * “Very interesting is the story she tells in this volume—tells with
  an admirable combination of the humorous and the serious.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: 294. Ag. 26, ‘05. 450w.


=Fitch, William Edwards.= Some neglected history of North Carolina,
including the battle of Alamance, the first battle of the American
revolution. $2. Neale.

  “North Carolina’s claim to be the first battleground of the Revolution
  is zealously advocated in this monograph, which is, briefly, a study
  of the ‘viper’ episode of 1765.... In it also is incorporated some
  interesting documentary matter in the way of legislative acts,
  Regulator’s ‘Advertisements,’ and contemporary letters and
  addresses.”—Outlook.

  “The work is flimsy, incoherent, prejudiced.”

     + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 951. Jl. ‘05. 270w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 179. Mr. 25, ‘05. 960w. (Abstract of
         contents.)

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 709. Mr. 18, ‘05. 260w.


* =FitzGerald, Edward.= Euphranor: a dialogue on youth. *75c. Lane.

  This fifteenth volume of the “New pocket library” contains Euphranor
  “very fitly presented after the text of the first edition of 1851. Mr.
  Frederick Chapman, who supplies a preface, dwells upon the value of
  the little work ... not only as a classic specimen of English prose,
  but as reflective of Cambridge and its contemporary life, and the
  author as a part of them.” (Nation.)

  * “To possess ‘Euphranor’ in the present convenient form will give
  pleasure to many lovers of the famous letters and the more famous
  quatrains.” H. W. Boynton.

       + =Atlan.= 96: 850. D. ‘05. 390w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 339. O. 26, ‘05. 90w.

  * “A pleasing preface. There are some sixty Greek words and more than
  twenty mistakes.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 397. S. 16, ‘05. 160w.


=Fitzgerald, Edward and Pamela.= Edward and Pamela Fitzgerald; being an
account of their lives; compiled by Gerald Campbell. $3.50. Longmans.

  “A volume compiled by Gerald Campbell [their great grandchild] from
  the letters of those who knew them, in which is told the ‘life story’
  of the Irish rebel leader and his wife. Unlike other memoirs of Lord
  FitzGerald, this is not founded on Thomas Moore’s ‘Life and death of
  Lord Edward FitzGerald,’ which appeared in 1831. The letters cover in
  all a period of sixty years—from 1770 to 1831. The object of the first
  part of the volume is to give a picture of the home life of Lord
  Edward’s family, and incidentally portraits of the writer of the
  epistles. No attempt has been made to give a connected account of the
  story of his life. The letters have been left to show how he was
  regarded by those who knew and loved him best.”—N. Y. Times.

  “On the whole the work of the editor has been well done.” G. H. O.

     + + =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 613. Jl. ‘05. 590w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 10. Ja. 7, ‘05. 400w. (Outlines contents).


=Fitzgerald, Percy.= Lady Jean, the romance of the great Douglas cause.
*$3.60. Wessels.

  A revival of the famous Douglas case, the story of Lady Jean Douglas,
  who at the age of 50 married a broken down gambler in order to provide
  heirs for her brother’s estates. The author takes the side of the
  Hamiltons and contends that Lady Jane’s twin boys were hers not by
  birth but by purchase.

  “Mr. Fitzgerald has, in fact, given us a somewhat repellant chapter of
  gossip, narrated in a style so slipshod as to suggest doubts as to its
  accuracy in other points.”

       — =Acad.= 68: 147. F. 18, ‘05. 650w.

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 779. Je. 24. 490w.


* =Fitzgerald, Sybil.= In the track of the Moors. *$6. Dutton.

  “These essays contain no personal reminiscences; they are
  interpretative rather than descriptive, and they often run far afield
  into legend, history, politics, race characteristics and development,
  the inter-play of one race upon another, and other problems remote
  from the point of view of the guide-book.... It is as a luxurious and
  leisurely commentary upon travels past or to come, as a collection of
  delightful essays and beautiful pictures, that ‘In the track of the
  Moors’ should be judged and enjoyed. The book is the result of
  collaboration by Sybil and Augustine Fitzgerald, the former furnishing
  the essays and the latter the pictures. There are sixty-three
  full-page illustrations excellently printed in color.”—Dial.

  * “If the author displays here no great erudition, she certainly shows
  a real and sympathetic acquaintance with the lands in question,
  considerable powers of observation, and a pretty taste in the
  literature of travel.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 729. N. 25, ‘05. 130w.

  * “The essayist is equipped for her task by a thorough knowledge of
  the subject, a gift for analysis, and the ability to put the results
  of analysis into trenchant and finished form.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 382. D. 1, ‘05. 480w.

  * “The feature of ‘In the track of the Moors’ lies essentially in its
  illustrations.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1381. D. 14, ‘05. 50w.

  * “The pictures, much the more satisfactory element, are often
  charming, although also at times very trivial in subject.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 463. D. 7, ‘05. 240w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 765. N. 11, ‘05. 310w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 705. N. 25, ‘05. 60w.


=Fitzmaurice, Edmond George Petty.= Life of Granville. 2v. $10.
Longmans.

  The materials used for Lord Fitzmaurice’s biography are mainly
  extracts from Lord Granville’s diaries and correspondence, from
  letters from his mother, from Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and
  from a large group of his political colleagues. “The most striking
  letters which it contains are those which explain the relations of
  Queen Victoria to her ministers in respect of the conduct of foreign
  affairs.... The pleasantest portion of the first volume consists of
  the diary jottings of Lord Granville contained in his letters to the
  Governor-General of India.... The most important matter treated in the
  second volume is Home rule, and here again we find new facts which are
  material.... There are many interesting passages scattered throughout
  the portions of the book which deal with modern politics.”

  “Impartiality is a virtue of which he never loses sight, and though
  his book does not give us a clear portrait of Lord Granville, it holds
  within its covers a mass of facts and documents, with which the
  historian of the nineteenth century will never be able to dispense.”

     + + =Acad.= 68: 1121. O. 28, ‘05. 1650w.

  “Lord Edmond Fitzmaurice’s book is both interesting and important.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 497. O. 14. 2800w.

  “Lord Edmond has put together a vast amount of interesting and
  entertaining information about many people besides Lord Granville.
  Lord Granville’s own personal charm was perhaps too evanescent a
  quality to be reproduced on paper.”

     + + =Lond. Times.= 4: 338. O. 13, ‘05. 3880w.

  “Lord Edmond Fitzmaurice has done a very good piece of work in his
  life of Lord Granville.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 746. N. 4, ‘05. 1270w.

     + + =Sat. R.= 100: 558. O. 28, ‘05. 2320w.

  “Even Mr. John Morley has not drawn so full a picture of the
  unfortunate Cabinet of 1880 as Lord Edmond has been able to supply,
  and it is certain that no future writer will be able to address
  himself to this period unless he has thoroughly studied Lord Edmond’s
  volumes.”

   + + + =Spec.= 95: 609. O. 21, ‘05. 1760w.


=Flandrau, Rebecca Blair=, tr. See =Kielland, Alexander.= Professor
Lovdahl.


=Fletcher, A. E.= Thomas Gainsborough. *$1.25. Scribner.

  A volume in the “Makers of British art” series. “If, in the present
  volume, we are not taught much as to Gainsborough’s technique we gain
  a good picture of Gainsborough’s age and its degradation in taste; of
  Gainsborough’s family; of the famous Bath period (the turning point in
  the painter’s career of Gainsborough’s landscape work) and its
  relation to Constable’s; of the London life, the king’s favor, the
  Academy, and, finally, the noble passing. Of the great triumvirate of
  English portrait painters—Reynolds, Gainsborough, and Romney—working
  at the same time, Gainsborough was not only the most brilliant artist
  in, but also the founder of the English landscape school.” (Outlook).

  “Excellent thought and carefully gauged appreciation is conveyed in a
  too dramatic, one might almost say, journalistic, tone.”

   + + — =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 16. Mr. ‘05, 190w.

  “Mr. Fletcher has nothing new or important to tell us of
  Gainsborough’s art, but he has succeeded, in spite of the handicap of
  a wordy and inefficient style, in writing a fairly entertaining
  biography.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 194. Mr. 9, ‘05. 140w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 92. F. 11, ‘05. 550w.

  “Mr. Fletcher’s is the latest of the rapidly increasing number of
  Gainsborough biographies. His is a good biography, but not a
  remarkable book of criticism. For that one will seek Sir Walter
  Armstrong’s book; not that entire satisfaction is to be had from it
  either.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 96. Ja. 7, ‘05. 150w.


=Fletcher, Banister, and Fletcher, Banister Flight.= History of
architecture. *$6. imp. Scribner.

  A fifth edition, revised and enlarged. The volume is intended for
  students, craftsmen, and the general reader. It contains over 2000
  illustrations including photographs of buildings, exteriors and
  interiors, maps, plans, and diagrams, and includes a bibliography, a
  glossary, and a full index.

  “The present edition is certainly an improvement on the former ones in
  clarity and fulness of information.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 440. Ap. 8. 300w.

  “Is a veritable encyclopedia of its subject, and presents in compact
  form an immense amount of information.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 277. Ap. 16, ‘05. 70w.

  “The peculiar excellence and convenience of this work....”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 229. Mr. 23, ‘05. 100w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 169. Mr. 18, ‘05. 290w.


=Fletcher, Charles Robert Leslie.= Introductory history of England, from
the earliest times to the close of the middle ages. *$2. Dutton.

  “Mr. Fletcher’s book is ‘introductory’ in a double sense. Besides
  being intended for boys, it stops at the beginning of the Tudor
  period. In style, it is explanatory, and the author is enabled, by
  excising a large number of subjects, to treat those that remain with
  tolerable fulness of detail.”—Nation.

  “He gives a fresh and really interesting connected narrative of
  England’s emergence from barbarism and the beginnings of her national
  and institutional life. There are surely very many older readers who
  will find the book more fascinating than most novels.”

       + =Ind.= 58:671. Mr. 23, ‘05. 490w.

  “Mr. Fletcher’s avowed object is to avoid intolerable dulness, even
  when discoursing of the Norman conquest; and without further delay we
  may as well state that he has succeeded. The dry-as-dust critic might
  pick holes in some of his statements. But Mr. Fletcher has a grasp of
  essentials, and some lapses may well be condoned in the case of one
  whose light touch really does lend interest to the mediaeval history
  of England.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80:235. Mr. 23, ‘05. 560w.

  “The book he has now given us is eminently characteristic, full of his
  own energetic, practical activity, his love of health, fresh air, and
  good exercise. Mr. Fletcher’s story is, in the main, highly
  intelligible and adequately consecutive. He has certainly given us
  here a sketch of living men by a living man. Peculiarly interesting is
  the picture attempted of an imaginary village in pre-Norman, Norman,
  and post-Norman times. A word must also be said in praise of the
  capital little chapter of geological history.”

     + + =Nature.= 71:385. F. 23, ‘05. 470w.


=Fletcher, Margaret.= Light for new times: a book for Catholic girls.
60c. Benziger.

  Four essays which aim to help Catholic girls to enter upon the life
  which succeeds school days with some practical warning as to what the
  realities of life will be. They are entitled, Without the way there is
  no going; Liberty; Responsibility; and Professional life.

  * “Miss Fletcher really meets a serious want. Her work is of a high
  order; her aim is in the right direction.”

       + =Cath. World.= 82:262. N. ‘05. 540w.


=Flint, Austin.= Handbook of physiology. *$5. Macmillan.

  The author states that this book is the outgrowth of “a desire to
  present to students a work that may serve to connect pure physiology
  with the physiology especially useful to physicians.... I have
  endeavored to adapt it to the curricula of medical schools where the
  subject is taught in the English language.... The subject has been
  treated from a medical standpoint, not unduly neglecting, it is hoped,
  pure physiology and biology.”

  “We cannot leave it without a word of recognition for the
  extraordinarily lucid style which this veteran professor ... has
  achieved. It might well be the envy if not the despair of professional
  writers.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10:649. O. 7, ‘05. 680w.


=Flint, George Elliot.= Power and health through progressive exercise.
*$1.50. Baker.

  In a plea for heavy work in the gymnasium, the author lays aside light
  weight systems, and outlines a course in heroic strength-development.
  He maintains that “it is not much work requiring many slight efforts,
  but much less work requiring great efforts that make the best quality
  of brain and brawn.”

       + =Dial.= 38: 422. Je. 16, ‘05. 300w.


* =Flood, William H. Grattan.= Story of the harp. *$1.25. Scribner.

  The history of the harp is given in this volume, from its earliest
  form in Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, and Persia, also its use in the
  Jewish temples and Christian churches, its appearance in Ireland, with
  a full description of Irish harps and harpists, and a discussion of
  the increasing use of the harp in the orchestra. There are appendices
  upon the Æolian harp, and Epochs in the history of harp-making. The
  volume is illustrated.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 467. D. 7, ‘05. 190w.

  * “A more definite plan, a more skillful presentation, a more detailed
  and critical discussion and description would have made a book more
  valuable to the student and not less agreeable to the general reader.”
  Richard Aldrich.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 604. S. 16, ‘05. 360w.


=Flower, Elliott.= Best policy. †$1.50. Bobbs.

  Dave Murray, special insurance agent, is the central figure about whom
  center the incidents which fill these twelve stories. All phases of
  the life insurance plea are presented, including comedy, tragedy,
  speculation, failure, error, sacrifice and grievance.

  “Considered as fiction the book is one of the brightest and best
  volumes of short stories of the season.”

     + + =Arena.= 34: 551. N. ‘05. 180w.

  * “The insurance companies of the country should pay Mr. Flower a
  royalty on this book.”

       + =Lit. D.= 31: 966. D. 23, ‘05. 360w.

  “This is a timely book, unique and interesting.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 771. N. 11, ‘05. 200w.

  “It would make an excellent guide for young insurance agents in the
  art of soliciting business.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 524. O. 28, ‘05. 40w.

  “The fact that his stories are good ones, or would be if it were not
  for the trail of the serpent of bitter knowledge that lies over them,
  only adds to the seriousness of his offense.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 601. N. 4, ‘05. 180w.


=Flower, Elliott.= Slaves of success. †$1.50. Page.

  These eight short stories form a study in state politics. The grafter,
  the boss, the spoilsman, the reformer, the honest country member of
  the legislature, all are true to their parts and serve to bring out
  the various phases of American business and political methods as
  viewed from the inside.

  “The eight chapters of ‘Slaves of success’ are rather as many
  narratives than stories.” Churchill Williams.

     + — =Bookm.= 22: 173. O. ‘05. 1030w.

  “Is rather a series of sketches than a novel, and the chapters have
  very unequal merit.”

     + — =Ind.= 59: 452. Ag. 24, ‘05. 70w.

  “One of the many merits of his book is that it is not one of unalloyed
  pessimism. ‘Slaves of success’ is not only of absorbing interest, but,
  if as widely read as it deserves, cannot fail of being a power for
  good.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 326. My. 20, ‘05. 480w.

       + =Outlook.= 79: 1016. Ap. 22, ‘05. 40w.

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 676. Ap. 29, ‘05. 320w.


=Flux, A. W.= Economic principles: an introductory study. *$2. Dutton.

  Prof. Flux has written an introductory text book and has rendered it
  unsatisfactory for advanced work by giving no references, save in a
  general way. His object is to avoid introducing controversies which
  would interest only students more advanced than those for whom he
  wrote, and to give himself more freedom of expression than would be
  possible if he gave credit for each point of doctrine to those who
  first defined it. The work is, on the whole, of the classical point of
  view, as found in Marshall, but whatever the economic prejudices of
  the reader, he will find the work accurate and thoro, as well as
  modern.

 *   + — =Ind.= 59: 931. O. 19, ‘05. 230w.

  “It is not too much to say that the book is pretty nearly everything
  else than a textbook could be fairly expected to be; but it is not
  that. It is accurate, thoughtful, forceful, thorough, critical,
  logical, learned, temperate, clear; but it is difficult, abstract, and
  over-condensed; even for the practised economist it is hard reading.
  This is not to imply that it is not surpassingly well worth while, a
  positive contribution to the literature and thought of the science—it
  is all of this; but that only very advanced classes will find the book
  possible of handing; and for these it covers too wide a field, and can
  be of great service only for reference purposes or for collateral
  reading. On the whole, a work of great merit and significance. So much
  the more could better treatment from the publisher, especially in
  point of binding, have fairly been expected.” H. J. Davenport.

   + + — =J. Pol. Econ.= 13: 114. D. ‘04. 660w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 53. Ja. 28, ‘05. 370w. (Outlines scope of
         book).

  “It is in some important respects one of the most satisfactory
  systematic treatises on economics to appear within recent years.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 80: 92. My. 6, ‘05. 330w.


=Forbes, J. T.= Socrates. $1.25. Scribner.

  The latest in the “World’s epoch makers” series. The political
  conditions of Socrates’ time, the civic ideal, and the religion of the
  Greeks are discussed in the introduction. With the environment of the
  philosopher’s activity established, the author shows how he developed
  his great system which looks upon the individual as the moral unit.

  “Mr. Forbes has done a real service to the educated public by issuing
  a bright, sound estimate, biographical and critical, of the charm and
  limitations attaching to the Greek primal path.” James Moffatt.

     + + =Hibbert J.= 4: 227. O. ‘05. 760w.

  “While his work is conscientious and sufficiently thorough, it is not
  always interesting, nor do the discussions leave a clean and clear
  impression.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 247. S. 21, ‘05. 630w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 444. Jl. 1, ‘05. 260w.

  “It is an exacting as well as a fascinating subject, and its demands
  for a comprehensive view and critical insight are well met in the
  present volume.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 839. Jl. 29, ‘05. 160w.


* =Ford, Paul Leicester.= His version of it. †$1.50. Dodd.

  “The pretty little fiction of the horses’ interest in the love affairs
  of Miss Fairley—who was ‘a beauty, but not what her mother was at her
  age’—and the noble Major, while the odious Mr. Lewis played the
  despicable role of villain, is told with great vivacity by the prime
  movers, the horses.... The book is attractively illustrated by Mr.
  Henry Hutt, and should be a pretty addition to any Ford
  collection.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “Charming story.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 582. D. ‘05. 40w.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 387. D. 1, ‘05. 110w.

  * “One of the cleverest of this author’s short stories.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1378. D. 14, ‘05. 30w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 822. D. 2, ‘05. 160w.

 *       =Outlook.= 81: 526. O. 28, ‘05. 20w.


=Forman, Justus Miles.= Island of enchantment. †$1.75. Harper.

  A romance of Italy in the fourteenth century. The hero is a young
  captain sent by the Doge of Venice to rescue the island of Arbe from
  the forces of the Ban of Bosnia. “The story is full of passionate
  doings and conflicts of love and honor.” (N. Y. Times.)

  “Told with gentle and straightforward English that must surely charm.
  The very simplicity and directness of the plot and prose give the
  volume its chief character.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 477. N. ‘05. 60w.

  * “Mr. Forman knows how to mingle love, war and intrigue in a way to
  compel his reader’s interest, and he has never succeeded better than
  in this novelette.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 385. D. 1, ‘05. 90w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1377. D. 14, ‘05. 50w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 821. D. 2, ‘05. 150w.

       + =Outlook.= 81: 382. O. 14. ‘05. 50w.


=Forman, Justus Miles.= Tommy Carteret. †$1.50. Doubleday.

  “The story, which has its beginning in a New York ballroom, goes far.
  It takes Tommy from his first lovemaking, and assigns him to the
  nobler role of volunteer scapegoat for the amatory sins of a handsome
  and heedless father. It exiles the young man ... to ... the back
  country. It exposes him to weird temptations, comes within an ace of
  marrying him to a dark-eyed, black-haired hill beauty, threatens him
  with tar and feathers, puts a bullet into his head, and when hospitals
  and the doctors....”—N. Y. Times.

  “‘Tommy Carteret’ is poor stuff. It is a réchauffé.”

     — — =Acad.= 68: 984. S. 23, ‘05. 280w.

  “This story is fundamentally unsound, superficially clever, and for
  the most part entertaining.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 298. S. 2. 280w.

  “The story is one of unusual cleverness, and full of surprises to the
  end.” Frederic Taber Cooper.

     + + =Bookm.= 21: 517. Jl. ‘05. 520w.

  “‘Tommy Carteret’ is quite readable, even entertaining, though it is
  the kind of book some superior persons sneer at and consign to the
  limbo of nothingness.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 166. Mr. 18, ‘05. 390w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 393. Je. 17, ‘05. 190w.

  “The book is full of sentimental absurdities and affectation, and in
  the end degenerates into a most unpleasant pseudo-pathological study.”

       — =Outlook.= 79: 761. Mr. 25, ‘05. 90w.

  “A book that unites so much power and charm, so much insight and
  kindliness and truth.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 758. Je. ‘05. 260w.

  “In spite of its faults, therefore, it is impossible to condemn the
  novel entirely, though it is difficult to read it without feelings of
  sorrow that so vigorous a pen should be employed in so vulgar a
  manner.”

     — + =Spec.= 95: 532. O. 7, ‘05. 180w.


=Forman, Samuel Eagle.= Advanced civics: the spirit, the form, and the
function of the American government. *$1.25. Century.

  Dr. Forman says, “I have constantly kept in mind the truth that
  instruction in Civics should have for its aim the indoctrination of
  the learner in sound notions of political morality.... In Part I. the
  underlying principles of our government are presented. The essentials
  are placed first in order.... In Part II. is an account of the
  governmental machine. In Part III. the every-day work of government is
  considered and the practical problems connected with the work are
  discussed.”

  “A thoughtful, compact, direct, and comprehensive account of the
  machinery, operation, and problems of the governmental system.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 628. N. 11, ‘05. 110w.


=Fortier, S.= Progress report of co-operative irrigation investigations
in California.

  “One of the most interesting lines of work here described is an
  investigation of pumping water for irrigation, by Prof. J. N. Le
  Conte, of the University of California, and others. Thus far
  descriptions of 750 pumping plants have been secured. Both field and
  laboratory tests of pumping plants have been made. These are here
  summarized briefly, but will be reported on more fully at a later
  date. Studies of evaporation and methods of applying water to land are
  also described in the pamphlet.”—Engin. N.

         =Engin. N.= 53: 185. F. 16, ‘05. 100w.


=Foster, John Watson.= Arbitration and the Hague court. **$1. Houghton.

  “A brief review of events dealing with arbitration up to the
  convention of The Hague peace conference. It gives the circumstances
  under which that conference was called, the reasons why The Hague was
  appropriate for such an assemblage, and the eminent men employed and
  spirit of the conference.”—Bookm.

  “The exposition is clear, the conclusions logical.”

   + + + =Critic.= 46: 383. Ap. ‘05. 100w.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 275. Ap. 16, ‘05. 190w.

  “This is a valuable hand book. His book, however, has the peculiar
  value of being historical and impersonal.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 269. F. 2, ‘05. 350w.

  “His publication, important in more than one respect, is, so far as we
  know, the first to give, in a small compass and an interesting way,
  the present status of arbitration and its practice under the Hague
  convention.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 19. Ja. 5, ‘05. 1390w.

         =R. of Rs.= 31: 247. F. ‘05. 80w.


=Fox, Frances Margaret.= Rainbow bridge. †$1.25. Wilde.

  From the “little pilgrims’ home” Marian Lee traverses her rainbow
  bridge to the ideal home of her dreams where love and privileges
  abound.

  * “Another interesting, natural story.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 911. D. 23, ‘05. 40w.


=Fox, John, jr.= Following the sun-flag: a vain pursuit through
Manchuria. **$1.25. Scribner.

  One of our war correspondents who never reached the front gives his
  impressions of Japan and her people. The account of his experiences in
  Tokio and in Manchuria, which he traversed in the trail of the
  Japanese army, is amusing and interesting.

  “A book very pleasing in its literary finish. Mr. Fox is very guarded,
  and is as self-controlled as a Japanese in his intimations.” William
  Elliot Griffis.

       + =Critic.= 47: 265. S. ‘05. 170w.

  “He has made the work interesting by the sketchy, breezy manner in
  which it is written, although it is imbued with ... race prejudice
  against men of darker skin.” Wallace Rice.

     + — =Dial.= 38: 416. Je. 16, ‘05. 550w.

       + =Nation.= 81: 42. Jl. 13, ‘05. 540w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 265. Ap. 22, ‘05. 280w.

  “Mr. Fox has made some very pretty copy out of his four months’ stay
  in Tokio.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 300. My. 6, ‘05. 600w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 388. Je. 17, ‘05. 170w.

     — + =Outlook.= 80: 245. My. 27, ‘05. 130w.

  “There are some bits of very fine description in this volume.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 32: 125. Jl. ‘05. 140w.

  “The book is written in an amusing high-coloured style, and as a
  record of nothing at all is, in its way, an achievement.”

       — =Spec.= 95:51. Ag. 8, ‘05. 130w.


=Fox, Middleton.= Child of the shore; a romance of Cornwall. (†)$1.50.
Lane.

  Eery incantations on the Cornish shore bring to a farmer’s wife one of
  the “merry-maids” of the sea as her longed-for child. The girl’s
  strange beauty and her sympathy with the sea’s moods cause the
  villagers to regard her with suspicion, and when she is gone they
  believe the story that she and her sea-sisters have avenged her life’s
  tragedy by pulling down to the depths of the sea her aristocratic
  betrayer. Smugglers, wreckers and fisher-folk enter into the story.

  “Mr. Fox’s novel is atmospheric, with the result that in spite of
  occasional passages of some beauty in the actual writing, and an
  attractive way of introducing his story ... it is tedious.”

       — =Acad.= 68:785. Jl. 29, ‘05. 320w.

  “The book, however, is pleasingly written.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1:651. My. 27. 210w.

  * “It is, perhaps, unfortunate, that material of such unusual
  possibilities should have been squandered in a ‘first book,’ for as
  yet the writer’s equipment is lacking in dramatic force.”

     + — =Critic.= 47:477. N. ‘05. 80w.

  “Mr. Fox tells his story well, in a way to touch both the heart and
  the imagination, but in addition to the story there is the interest of
  the vivid picture of a quaint, old village and a mode of life long
  past.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10:584. S. 2, ‘05. 550w.


=Francis of Assisi, St. (Giovanni Francisco Bernadone Assisi).= Words of
St. Francis; sel. and tr. by Anne MacDonell. *60c. Dutton.

  “Friends of St. Francis have left records of what in other men might
  be called ‘Table talk.’ Others of his sayings have come down to us at
  one further remove, from friends of the Saint’s friends. Some of these
  things Miss MacDonell has put together in this volume, trying, as she
  tells us, ‘to reflect his spirit, his temperament, and his attitude to
  life rather than his doctrine.’”—Spec.

  “An admirable little book.”

       + =Spec.= 94:23. Ja. 7, ‘05. 160w.


=Francis, M. E., pseud.= See =Blundell, Mary. E. (Sweetman).=


=Frankau, Julia (Frank Danby, pseud.).= Eighteenth century artists and
engravers. 2v. *$1.50. Macmillan.

  “In the regal portfolio of forty engravings, which forms part of her
  work, [Mrs. Frankau] gives most of her plates to William Ward, who
  reproduced paintings like Hoppner’s famous Miranda in noble fashion,
  when he was not designing and stippling dainty circular or oval
  portraits of feminine types. But in the octavo which contains her
  text, she fills much of her space with a biographical sketch of James
  Ward, who valued his gifts as a painter.... The thirty photogravures
  from his works, which she scatters through her text, are important to
  the student.”—Atlan.

  Reviewed by Royal Cortissoz.

     + + =Atlan.= 95:274. F. ‘05. 530w.


=Franklin, Benjamin.= Selections from the writings of Benjamin Franklin;
ed. by U. Waldo Cutler. 35c. Crowell.

  One of the thirteen new titles lately added to the “Handy volume
  classics.” There is an introduction, which sketches the life of
  Franklin, and notes by the editor.

  “The selections in the book are well chosen.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10:730. O. 28, ‘05. 120w.


=Franklin, Benjamin.= Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin; printed from
the full and authentic text, ed. by William MacDonald. *$1.25. Dutton.

  The editor has made this book a complete biography by providing a
  biographical preface and an account of Franklin’s later life and his
  relation to the history of his time.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 947. Jl. ‘05. 30w.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 423. Je. 16, ‘05. 50w.

  “The editor seeks to describe Franklin as the complete citizen—of his
  city, his country, and the world. The task is superficially done, and
  is marred by the strong prejudices of the writer.”

     + — =Nation.= 81: 142. Ag. 17, ‘05. 80w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 372. Je. 10, ‘05. 180w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 244. My. 27, ‘05. 90w.

         =Sat. R.= 99: 849. Je. 24, ‘05. 140w.


=Fraser, Edward.= Famous fighters of the fleet. $1.75. Macmillan.

  These “Glimpses through the cannon smoke in the days of the old navy,”
  set forth the gallant fights fought by the insignificant little
  English crafts which used to rule the sea. The past and present is
  strikingly contrasted in the opening chapter, and then follow accounts
  of the capture of the French ship Foudroyant by a little Monmouth
  whose namesake today makes her seem a mere toy, the famous ships that
  bore the name Formidable, the Zebra, whose fighting captain, Faulkner,
  carried, by storm, a French fort in the West Indies, and others. The
  requiem of the Téméraire. the subject of Turner’s picture and Ruskin’s
  oration, is fittingly sounded and the book closes with an account of
  how Lord Charles Beresford successfully took the little Condor into
  action during the bombardment of Alexandria in 1882.

     + — =Nation.= 80: 414. My. 25, ‘05. 350w.


=Fraser, Mary Crawford (Mrs. Hugh Fraser).= Maid of Japan. †$1.25. Holt.

  The tale of a Japanese girl with the music of the sea and the glory of
  the cliffs in her nature. Sixteen years before, her mother had walked
  into the sea because the Englishman who had wed her sailed away and
  left her. The young girl’s simple life as shell gatherer is disturbed
  one day by the coming of a young Englishman who sings love songs to
  her over the water, clears up the mystery of her parentage, and takes
  her back to his England.

  “She has a wonderful vocabulary, mastery of language, fine literary
  finish, and a keen sense of the dramatic. There is no false step or
  slip of the pen in her word drawing and shadings of Japanese life.”
  William Elliot Griffis.

     + + =Critic.= 47: 265. S. ‘05. 140w.

  “The volume is quite unworthy of the author of the ‘Letters from
  Japan.’” Adachi Kinnosuké.

     + — =Ind.= 59: 389. Ag. 17, ‘05. 130w.

       + =Nation.= 81: 101. Ag. 3, ‘05. 310w.

  “The plot is slight, but the story is told with surpassing grace, and
  possesses to a rare degree both atmosphere and temperament.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 446. Jl. 8, ‘05. 1400w.

  “The moral tone is high, the literary finish good, the general effect
  idyllic, and the typographical presentation unique and agreeable.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 592. Jl. 1, ‘05. 80w.

  “Whatever this author does is done well, and when she touches Japan
  she is securely at home. There is nothing sensational or thrilling in
  the book, but it is bathed deep in Japanese atmosphere.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 160. Jl. 29, ‘05. 200w.


=Fraser, William Alexander.= Sa’-Zada tales. †$2. Scribner.

  “Stories supposed to be told by the animals in a ‘Zoo’ in India. The
  keeper, Sa’ (or Sahib) Zada, in the warm summer nights lets the
  animals out of their cages, and brings them together to tell
  stories.... Each of the animals in turn tells of his life in the
  jungle and how he came to be captured.... They indulge in repartee and
  sometimes in bad temper, but they are on the whole a happy family,
  united by their love for their keeper. The book is strikingly
  illustrated by Arthur Heming.”—Outlook.

 *   + — =Critic.= 47: 576. D. ‘05. 40w.

  * “Will be a treasure-trove to children who love animals and who love
  to hear them talk.” May Estelle Cook.

     + — =Dial.= 39: 374. D. 1, ‘05. 200w.

  * “Though not a brilliant story-teller, is interesting, and apparently
  knows a great deal about the creatures that he presents to us.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 511. D. 21, ‘05. 140w.

  * “The author’s knowledge of natural history, his skill in story
  telling, and his humorous sympathy, enable him to thrill the lover of
  forest creatures and even to thrall jaded readers who may scorn all
  popular nature books.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 707. O. 21, ‘05. 160w.

 *     + =Outlook.= 81: 718. N. 25, ‘05. 120w.


=Free, Richard.= Seven years’ hard. *$1.50. Dutton.

  A record of the Rev. Richard Free’s seven years of pioneer missionary
  work in that section of the London slums known as the Isle of Dogs, or
  Millwall. The author himself calls it “a city of desolation,” and he
  and his wife fight a long and gallant fight against rowdyism and
  intemperance. Tho the Thames flows through that section, “its waters
  have become loathsome by human selfishness and folly,” and young and
  old toil from dawn till dark for a mere pittance; factories fill the
  district, and dirt and foul odors are everywhere. The erection of the
  mission building, the establishment of guilds, and the problems to be
  met with, are well described in this volume.

  “It is not a story and it is not a system of sociology, but a series
  of snap-shots of the life of people ground to earth by employers,
  debased by drink and ignorance, and indifferent to art, science,
  history, morals, and religion.” Charles Richmond Henderson.

       + =Dial.= 38: 156. Mr. 1, ‘05. 160w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 84. F. 11, ‘05. 1330w. (Review of contents).

  “For a picture or series of pictures of an unknown people living in
  the midst of a Christian civilization, we have seen nothing so graphic
  as this book of Mr. Free’s since Jacob A. Riis’s ‘How the other half
  lives.’”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 902. Ap. 8, ‘05. 180w.


=Freeman, Edward Augustus.= Western Europe in the eighth century and
onward. *$3.25. Macmillan.

  The late Professor Freeman left the manuscript of this work in the
  rough, some chapters being merely fragmentary and the editors who are
  first publishing the book, twelve years after the author’s death, can
  give it only in an unfinished form; but it is a welcome addition to a
  period upon which there is little historical light. The period covered
  opens with the rise and fall of the British Constantine and closes
  with Theodoric and Chlodowig. It is put before us with the great
  historian’s usual breadth of view, and accuracy of detail; it is
  learned and even heavy, but it contains many beautiful and vivid
  passages, and is the result of the faithful researches of one who was
  thoroly steeped in the subject and in the times.

  “The volume is plainly meant for the specialist, who will find profit
  in the discussions of the patriciate and donation and in the detailed
  account of Pippin’s campaigns, in spite of the amount of more or less
  relevant comparison and allusion with which the author was in the
  habit of overloading his writings.”

   + + — =Am. Hist.= R. 10: 913. Jl. ‘05. 450w.

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 43. Ja. 14. 540w.

  “Excellent as is Freeman’s work, even without his own revision, it is
  unfortunately impossible to say the same of the editing.” E. W.
  Brooks.

     + — =Eng. Hist.= R. 20: 548. Jl. ‘05. 1330w.

  “This book is thoroughly readable, even if all critics may not find it
  thoroughly convincing from beginning to end.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 222. F. 11, ‘05. 420w.

  “The task of editing the MS. has been performed with scrupulous care.
  Its difficulty could hardly be exaggerated, for Mr. Freeman had at
  times only indicated the sources of the references. Our knowledge of
  this period is so meagre that we are grateful for the light thrown on
  it by the researches, unfortunately incomplete, of one who had made
  the subject peculiarly his own.”

     + + =The Westminster Review.= 163: 231. F. ‘05. 180w.


* =Freeman, Mrs. Mary Eleanor (Wilkins).= Debtor. †$1.50. Harper.

  “The ‘Debtor’ preys upon his fellow-men because he has himself been
  ruined in business by a scoundrel, and has not the skill and strength
  to make an honest fight. His amiable, unreasoning wife, who thinks all
  creditors mean and vulgar persons; his worn and disillusioned sister,
  who knows all his faults, but fights for him to save the family; his
  queer little son with impish instincts and inherited traits ... and,
  above all, his innocent and faithful daughter, who really saves her
  father by the intensity and unselfishness of her love—all these are
  real people. So, too, are the creditors.”—Outlook.

  * “As it is the novel seems to lack unity, and in spite of much
  subtlety and fine workmanship the effect is that of a succession of
  disconnected studies of character rather than of a single
  well-proportioned whole.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 396. N. 17, ‘05. 400w.

  * “The first interest of the book lies in its fidelity to the small
  things that make up manners and customs.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 488. D. 14, ‘05. 490w.

  * “One misses the crispness of style that marked ‘Pembroke’ and
  ‘Jerome’; one sometimes finds involved sentences and careless
  phrasing; but the reality, intensity, and force of the novel are
  remarkable.”

   + + — =Outlook.= 81: 709. N. 25. ‘05. 270w.


=Freer, A. Goodrich-.= Inner Jerusalem. *$3. Dutton.

  In telling “what Jerusalem is like” Miss A. Goodrich Freer commands a
  view from the Holy City itself, with her vantage ground right under
  the shadow of the Russian tower. Among other noteworthy facts brought
  out as to life in modern Jerusalem is one which the author presents in
  these words: “While we sing ‘They call us to deliver their land from
  error’s chain,’ let us realize that here we may send out our youngest
  maid, with no further caution than not to get her pocket picked; we
  may take a cab, certain that our driver, unless he be a Christian,
  will not get drunk.” (R. of Rs.) There are many full-page
  illustrations, chiefly from photographs.

  “Has contrived to answer a great many interesting questions regarding
  life in the Holy City, so that the reader rises from the work with a
  sense of having at last learned just what Jerusalem means to its
  widely assorted inhabitants, especially to those who comprise the
  European colonies there. The knowledge displayed in the book is such
  as could have been acquired only by long residence, and is used with
  discrimination and a sympathetic outlook upon the curious
  ramifications of temporal and spiritual power.” Wallace Rice.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 91. F. 1, ‘05. 310w.

  * “She has withal, a very pretty wit, racy descriptive power and a
  clever knack of relating her subject to its graver scientific issues,
  with the sure result that we are both informed and entertained.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 992. O. 26, ‘05. 430w.

  “The style, however, is the same throughout—amusing and light, without
  being irreverent. The book gives a pleasant and entertaining and, in
  spite of its limitations, probably the best available picture of
  actual living conditions in Jerusalem at the present day.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 340. Ap. 27, ‘05. 1380w.

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 123. Ja. ‘05. 120w.


=French, Anne Warner (Mrs. Charles Ellis French).= Rejuvenation of Aunt
Mary. †$1.50. Little.

  Aunt Mary, “dreadfully deaf and fearfully arbitrary,” is also seventy
  years old, immensely wealthy, and unreasonably devoted to her nephew
  Jack. After getting him out of various scrapes, she becomes
  discouraged and disinherits him. The body of the book is taken up with
  an account of the good time which Jack and his college chums give the
  old lady when she comes to New York on a visit. Knocking about town,
  indulging in late suppers, motorcar spins and other joys prove so
  alluring that she forgives Jack, who promptly marries a beautiful
  young widow, who has played an important part in the story, and Aunt
  Mary goes to New York to live with them and continue to enjoy the
  giddy whirl offered by the metropolis.

  “Considered as a bright and humorous story, this tale is incomparably
  superior to the author’s previous work, ‘Susan Clegg and her friend
  Mrs. Lathrop.’ The general moral atmosphere, especially of the earlier
  part of the story, leaves much to be desired.”

   + + — =Arena.= 35: 556. N. ‘05. 780w.

  * “There is plenty of dialogue in this story, and the plot is lively
  enough to hold the most frivolous spirit.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 800. N. 25, ‘05. 250w.

  * “Clever little comedy.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 822. D. 2, ‘05. 150w.

  “She has only succeeded in producing a broad farce.”

     + — =Outlook.= 81: 579. N. 4, ‘05. 70w.


=Frenssen, Gustav.= Jorn Uhl; tr. by F. S. Delmer. †$1.50. Estes.

  Jörn Uhl was the youngest son of a drunken brute. His mother died
  neglected, his brothers followed his father’s mode of living and Jörn
  worked the great farm while the others caroused. His career is
  followed in detail as his character unfolds and he dully plods toward
  the light, until at last he comes to be a man of mark.

  “Really is a fine novel and deserves to be taken seriously. The
  present translation is good, but fails, we think, to reach the highest
  excellence.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 588. My. 13. 450w.

  “It is a rich, homely book, seemingly artless in its simple sincerity,
  intensely human in its appeal, touched with poetic feeling that can
  glorify the humblest material, and genuine in the best sense of the
  word.” Wm. M. Payne.

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 40. Jl. 16, ‘05. 650w.

  “The translation shows remarkable poetic insight and is faithful
  rather than literal.”

       + =Ind.= 58: 1311. Je. 8, ‘05. 280w.

  “Freely offered advice to the reader of Jorn Uhl is to skip the story
  and read the reflections and sermons.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 123. Ag. 10, ‘05. 430w.

  “On the whole not ill translated.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 326. My. 20, ‘05. 430w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 392. Je. 17, ‘05. 180w.

  “Unusual story. For many chapters the reader is absorbed in quiet but
  intensely vivid pictures full of real poetry and throbbing with
  convincing truth.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 192. My. 20, ‘05. 220w.

  “Is powerful rather than original, deliberately thoughtful and
  carefully wrought rather than striking; ... it is the culmination, not
  the creation, of a genre.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 31: 764. Je. ‘05. 320w.

  “There are tedious passages. There is a want of proportion; there are
  abrupt transitions from tragedy to a somewhat childlike jollity. But
  it is for all its artlessness, an attractive story.”

     + — =Sat. R.= 99: 779. Je. 10, ‘05. 340w.

  “While Mr. Delmer’s translation is in the main workmanlike and
  straightforward, his method of occasionally representing the Low
  German dialect by using Scotch forms is most disconcerting.”

     + — =Spec.= 94: 788. My. 27, ‘05. 1150w.


=Friedenwald, Herbert.= Declaration of independence. **$2. Macmillan.

  “Dr. Herbert Friedenwald has written an interpretation and analysis of
  ‘The Declaration of independence.’ As preliminary to his chapters on
  adopting and signing of the declaration its purpose and philosophy,
  Dr. Friedenwald points out the close interrelation between the
  development of the authority and jurisdiction of the Continental
  congress and the evolution of the sentiment for independence. He shows
  that as the authority and jurisdiction of congress were extended it
  adopted various means to further the desire for independence; that the
  highest point of power was reached by the congress on July 4, 1776,
  and that it was never again so powerful as on the day it declared
  independence of England.”—R. of Rs.

  “The independence campaign has never been so carefully studied as in
  this valuable monograph. The book as a whole represents an amount of
  study that gives great credit to the author’s conscientious
  scholarship.” C. H. Van Tyne.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 148. Ja. ‘05. 910w.

  “Very suggestive study.” Winthrop More Daniels.

     + + =Atlan.= 95: 550. Ap. ‘05. 700w.

  “An elaborate and careful monograph.” H. E. E.

   + + — =Eng. Hist. R.= 20: 612. Jl. ‘05. 250w.

  “This is the most scholarly study of the Independence campaign that
  has been made. The book is a credit to the author’s conscientious
  scholarship. Written in a rather heavy style.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 1423. Je. 22, ‘05. 320w.

  * “A careful and deep study of the evolution of the spirit that
  produced that famous document.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 1156. N. 16, ‘05. 30w.

  “It is the first attempt to give the general reading public an
  adequate treatment of the period concerned, and within its compass it
  does what has been pressingly needed. Here we have knowledge kept
  within bounds, original authorities sifted and their pith extracted.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 287. O. 5, ‘05. 460w.

       + =R. of Rs.= 30: 761. D. ‘04. 110w.


=Friedlander, M.=, tr. See =Maimonides, Moses.= The guide for the
perplexed.


From servitude to service: the history and * work of Southern
institutions for the education of the negro. *$1.10. Am. Unitar.

  A book for students of Southern educational institutions and their
  problems. There is an outline of the history and work of six of the
  leading Southern institutions engaged in negro education: Howard
  university, Berea college, Tuskegee institute, Hampton institute,
  Atlanta university, and Fisk university.

  * “A book of great interest.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 911. D. 23, ‘05. 760w.


* =Frost, Arthur Burdett.= Book of drawings; with introd. by Joel
Chandler Harris, and verse by Wallace Irwin. $3. Collier-Fox.

  “A new edition of the happy combination of the humor of these men
  already firm in the hearts of their public.”—Critic.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 582. D. ‘05. 20w.

 *     + =Ind.= 59: 1376. D. 14, ‘05. 50w.


=Frost, Thomas Gold.= Incorporation and organization of corporations
created under the “Business corporation acts” of all the states and
territories of the United States. *$3.50. Little.

  “A treatise describing and comparing the incorporation laws of the
  various states and territories of the Union. Every step in obtaining a
  charter, incorporating, issuing stock, and going into bankruptcy is
  fully described for every class of corporation and with reference to
  the statutes of every commonwealth. The legislative, judicial, and
  executive powers of the various branches of the federal and state
  governments over corporations are given clearly and succinctly, and
  185 pages are devoted to a synopsis-digest of the incorporation acts
  of the several states and territories.”—N. Y. Times.

  “It teaches the whole important art of incorporation in a very
  satisfactory way, and without an excess of citations.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 443. Je. 1, ‘05. 610w.

  “This digest is remarkable for its careful condensation of the very
  wordy acts into a form available for quick and reliable reference.
  Nothing essential is omitted, and nothing unnecessary is included. As
  a book for the reference of the lawyer and the information of the
  prospective incorporator, we do not know of any work comparable to
  this.”

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 285. Ap. 29, ‘05. 350w.


=Fuchs, Carl Johannes.= Trade policy of Great Britain and her colonies
since 1860, tr. by Constance H. M. Archibald. *$2.50. Macmillan.

  “An admirable translation by Miss Constance Archibald of the
  well-known work of Prof. Fuchs on the fiscal question.... The drawback
  to the book is that the original was published in 1893, and that the
  figures are out of date.”—Ath.

  “With the exception of a few blemishes, the book is one which it was
  right to translate. The work of translation and editing has been
  admirably performed.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905. 1: 748. Je. 17. 1310w.

  “It is a drawback that the book is not brought up to date; Dr. Fuchs
  has changed his mind at least as to one point since he wrote.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 166. My. 26, ‘05. 670w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 377. Je. 10, ‘05. 320w.

  “We unreservedly welcome this translation of a Freiburg professor’s
  work.”

   + + + =Sat. R.= 100: 312. S. 2, ‘05. 1050w.


=Fuller, Anna.= Bookful of girls. †$1.50. Putnam.

  “A half-dozen sketches of as many different types of winsome young
  womanhood—Blythe, enthusiastic and lovable; Madge, the artistic;
  Olivia, the young philanthropist; Polly, capable and devoted sister;
  Di, the dear peacemaker; but best of all, Nannie, who floured her face
  and did Lady Macbeth in a nightgown to an admiring audience of
  one—Miss Becky Crawlin, seamstress, whom she afterward took to a real
  theatre, with many amusing results.”—Outlook.

  “The book is adapted for young girls’ reading and has a wholesome and
  stimulating tone. It should be popular.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 284. S. ‘05. 30w.

  “A very rare and pleasing collection of girls are these.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 338. My. 27, ‘05. 430w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 906. Ap. 8, ‘05. 70w.


=Fuller, Robert Higginson.= Golden hope: a story of the time of King
Alexander the Great. †$1.50. Macmillan.

  An accurate picture of the life of the time, with the wars and
  conquests of Alexander as a background. The story follows the
  adventures of Clearthus, a rich young Athenian, in his search for his
  betrothed, Artemesia, who had been taken from him on the eve of their
  wedding, thru the influence of a relative who covets the young Greek’s
  fortune. A Theban and a Spartan accompany him and they become involved
  in Alexander’s campaigns.

  “The characters are conventional, the plot is laboured, and an air of
  unreality hangs about the whole.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 746. Je. 17. 320w.

  “The book ends peacefully, and is one to absorb the attention.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 959. Ap. 27, ‘05. 230w.

  “It is as good as many other historical novels of the day.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 180. Mr. 25, ‘05. 320w.

  “To readers with a predilection for historical fiction this romance of
  Alexander’s wars of conquest will more especially commend itself.
  Others may find it over long and rather too heavily freighted with
  descriptive detail.”

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 759. Mr. 25, ‘05. 30w.

  “Not without signs of ability and interest.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 762. Je. ‘05. 20w.


=Fullerton, Edith Loring.= How to make a vegetable garden: a practical
and suggestive manual for the home garden. **$2. Doubleday.

  “The illustrations!—truly, they illustrate—everything from seedlings
  and tools to the aspect of the garden in winter.” (Dial.) “Besides
  being a good picture book, it contains practical and detailed
  directions for making the best use of a small garden from the
  preparation of the soil to the cooking of the vegetables.”—Ind.

  “Mrs. Fullerton’s book is a pleasing record of experience.”

       + =Country Calendar.= 1: 109L. Je. ‘05. 140w.

  “The writer has managed to avoid everything dull and prosy, without
  omitting anything essential.” Edith Granger.

   + + + =Dial.= 38: 382. Je. 1, ‘05. 300w.

   + + + =Ind.= 58: 1255. Je. 1, ‘05. 120w.

  “A very worthy contribution to the world’s sanity.” Mabel Osgood
  Wright.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 370. Je. 10, ‘05. 600w.

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 838. Jl. 29, ‘05. 60w.


=Furness, Horace Howard=, ed. See =Shakespeare, Wm.= New variorum
edition of Love’s labour’s lost.


=Fyvie, John.= Women of wit and beauty of the time of George IV. **$3.
Pott.

  The lives of eight famous women are dealt with in this volume: Mrs.
  Fitzherbert; Lady Hamilton; Mrs. Montagu; Lady Blessington; Mrs.
  Lennox; Mrs. Grote; Mrs. Norton; and Lady Eastlake. Excellent
  portraits add much to the interest of this collection of biographies.

  “We must be grateful, however, for Mr. Fyvie’s addition to our
  materials, although we still await the wizard who shall transform them
  into flesh and blood.”

     + — =Acad.= 68: 871. Ag. 26, ‘05. 1130w.

  * “As a whole, Mr. Fyvie’s sketches are agreeably and discreetly
  written, but they contain little evidence of original research.”

       + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 205. Ag. 12. 350w.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 573. D. ‘05. 40w.

  “The biographies are told con amore, the women placed before us with
  firm strokes and careful shading; and the result is wholly pleasing.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 672. O. 14, ‘05. 230w.

  * “In all, Mr. Fyvie, who is indefatigable in research and clever in
  arranging his ‘finds,’ makes the best of his theme.”

       + =Spec.= 95: 229. Ag. 12, ‘05. 420w.



                                   G


=Gallatin, A. E.= Whistler’s art dicta and other essays. $3.50.
Goodspeed.

  A collection of five essays which originally appeared in the
  International studio, the Lamp, the Critic, the Weekly critical review
  of Paris, and the Literary collector. The title essay deals with
  Whistler’s “Gentle art of making enemies,” “Aubrey Beardsley: man of
  letters,” contains a review of his last writings as found in “Under
  the hill, and other essays in prose and verse,” (John Lane). “Notes on
  three hitherto unpublished drawings by Beardsley,” describes three
  unfinished sketches here reproduced, a border design for Mallory’s “Le
  morte d’Arthur.” The closing papers are “Whistler’s realism” and
  “Whistler’s memorial exhibition,” in Boston, February and March, 1904.

  “The volume has little interest but for those already much interested
  in Whistler and his work.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 380. Ap. ‘05. 50w.

         =Dial.= 38: 327. My. 1, ‘05. 50w.

       + =Int. Studio.= 24: sup. 100. F. ‘05. 300w. (Reviews each
         essay.)

  “The title of this little volume is somewhat misleading, and its price
  out of proportion to its value.”

       — =Int. Studio.= 25: 366. Je. ‘05. 120w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 16. Ja. 7, ‘05. 290w.

  “This exquisite volume will be a valuable keepsake to those who admire
  Whistler. It is remarkable, first, because of its superb print,
  secondly, because of some remarkable facsimiles, and, thirdly, because
  of a criticism which may well be a vade mecum to those who would
  better understand Whistler—to those who have thought him an
  impressionist, for instance.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 400. F. 11, ‘05. 110w.


=Gallizier, Nathan.= Castel del Monte; a romance of the fall of the
Hohenstaufen dynasty in Italy. †$1.50. Page.

  A novel with a most involved and exciting plot which concerns a wicked
  duke and ex-monk, his lovely kinswoman, Lady Helena, and the beautiful
  Francesca whom he has taken from a nunnery. There are witches and
  sorcerers, plots and counterplots, murders and battles. A young
  nobleman, who loves Lady Helena, is again and again entangled by the
  wicked duke and dies in her arms at the tragic close of the story.

       — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 180. Mr. 25, ‘05. 230w.


* =Ganz, Henry F. W.= Practical hints on painting, composition,
landscape, and etching. *$1. Lippincott.

  This volume “supplies the advice and suggestion, hung on the frame
  work of graded lessons in drawing and painting, that are ordinarily to
  be had only in class.... In twelve preliminary lessons the author sets
  the beginner various tasks in drawing and in painting, with
  representative illustrations.”—Int. Studio.

  * “While perhaps a trifle categorical to the reader, this book should
  prove a convenient walking stick to many who start along the road of
  painting alone.”

       + =Int. Studio.= 28: sup. 22. N. ‘05. 120w.

 *     + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 571. S. 2, ‘05. 250w.


=Ganz, Hugo.= The land of riddles. $2. Harper.

  This book is translated from the German and edited by Herman
  Rosenthal. The author, a German journalist of Vienna, sent his work
  originally to the Austrian newspapers in the form of letters. It gives
  in detail his visit to Russia, the land of riddles, early in 1904, and
  his conversations with men of all classes of social and official life.
  He treats of the war; the political situation; the universities, which
  are “only political camps awaiting the call to arms, and nothing
  more”; the Jewish question, which there seems no hope of solving, and
  the unsteady financial standing of Russia, whose foreign credit is a
  mere bubble. There is a chapter on Ryepin, the great Russian painter,
  the sale of whose paintings is forbidden abroad, and an account of a
  visit to Tolstoy. The book as a whole gives a vivid and unpleasing
  picture of corruption and riddles to which there is at present no
  answer.

  “After reading the introduction, one is apt to get the impression that
  Mr. Ganz went to Russia with a mind receptive, to say the least, to
  ‘horrors,’ and that quite naturally he was horrified. The volume has
  the defects usually inherent to a collection of letters written for
  popular consumption—prolixity. The writer assumes that his readers are
  ignorant of everything east of the Vistula.”

     + — =Boston Evening Transcript.= F. 8, ‘05. 1130w.

  “Toward solving the ‘riddles,’ the author’s guesses imply only average
  insight or acumen, but the book is readable, and the style is
  pleasing.”

       + =Critic.= 46: 564. Je. ‘05. 170w.

  “There is little in the book that adds to the recent knowledge poured
  forth so profusely concerning that unhappy land. The translation, by
  Mr. Herman Rosenthal, is into excellent English.” Wallace Rice.

       + =Dial.= 38: 89. F. 1, ‘05. 220w.

     + + =Ind.= 58: 1073. My. 11, ‘05. 420w.

       + =Nation.= 80: 180. Mr. 2, ‘05. 530w.

  “In its present English dress the book contains, however, much
  additional matter, and some of it valuable. He states throughout the
  truth boldly, as he sees it, and in most cases gives his authority, or
  authorities, for his facts and conclusions.” Wolf von Schierbrand.

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 36. Ja. 21, ‘05. 1800w.

  “Mr. Rosenthal’s translation is excellently well done. The style is
  smooth and interesting.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 30: 757. D. ‘04. 310w.


=Gardenhire, Samuel M.= Silence of Mrs. Harrold. $1.50. Harper.

  The author is a New York lawyer and has chosen his home town as the
  setting for his novel. The plot hinges upon a marriage in which both a
  man and a woman promise to ask no questions relative to their
  respective pasts. The compact is kept, but the husband’s jealousy is
  aroused, and finally it develops that “Mrs. Harrold” in her youth had
  eloped with a member of a circus troupe. Her father, following them to
  the man’s home in Austria, kills her husband, whose own father suffers
  imprisonment for the crime, the real murderer being shielded by his
  daughter. There are many complications but the book ends with the
  complete vindication of the silent wife.

  “Had it been half as long, ‘The silence of Mrs. Harrold’ might have
  been twice as good.”

     + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 746. Je. 17, 260w.

  “A novel of strong and complex interest.” W. M. Payne.

       + =Dial.= 38: 391. Je. 1. ‘05. 280w.

  “I am firmly inclined to believe that the new novel of intricate plot
  which Mr. Gardenhire has given us in ‘The silence of Mrs. Harold’ will
  be warmly welcomed and meet with as wide an appreciation as its merit
  deserves. Mr. Gardenhire possesses remarkable constructive ability. He
  knows how to tell a story. The author has handled this question with a
  dignity and justice and fine feeling that will make the book appeal
  strongly to women.” James MacArthur.

     + + =Harpers Weekly.= 49: 131. Ja. 28, ‘05. 1340w.

  “He knows much that is behind the scenes to the general, and yet his
  novel lacks atmosphere. One looks on at a carefully constructed Coney
  Islandish reproduction of New York; one does not feel the throb of
  ‘the mighty heart’ of the living city. The chief defect of the book is
  the one most surely fatal to fiction—it is tedious. The author is
  fluent, ingenious, inventive; but the long and stilted conversations
  ‘get on to our nerves.’ Now and again we applaud, but before the last
  page is reached we are exceedingly weary. In short, the novel is not
  the work of an artist, and so fails to take the reader with it.”

   — — + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 92. F. 11, ‘05. 260w.

  “It has rarely been our fate to read more prolix, tiresome, and
  unnatural dialogue than that in this book, while in substance and plot
  the story is valueless.”

     — — =Outlook.= 79: 605. Mr. 4, ‘05. 40w.

  “The book is carefully and easily written.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 38: 215. F. 11, ‘05. 290w.

  “The discovery of relationships, the linking together of scattered and
  seemingly unrelated facts, the many ramifications, show constructive
  skill of a high order. As a study—thorough, logical and strong—of some
  complex, sophisticated aspects of New York life the book will rank
  high.”

     + + =Reader.= 5: 620. Ap. ‘05. 520w.


=Gardiner, Ruth Kimball.= Heart of a girl. †$1.50. Barnes.

  A book about a child, but one whose contemplative phase belongs to
  grown-ups. The story traces the workings of a silent, lonely, albeit
  resourceful girl’s heart from childhood thru her High School days. “We
  follow Margery to Margaret, and know we are always with a real girl,
  independent, faulty, sensitive, and generous, imperious among her
  fellows, yet a favorite and a born leader.” (Outlook.)

  “Mrs. Gardiner’s story represents a phase in the psychology of
  childhood to the study of which such writers as Kenneth Grahame,
  George Madden Martin, and Marion Hill have contributed.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 492. Jl. 22, ‘05. 270w.

  “The book is well written, with much sympathy for the little joys and
  sorrows that loom so large in childhood, and for the intense loves,
  ambitions, disappointments, triumphs of the older schoolgirl.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 620. S. 23, ‘05. 650w.

  “The strength of this little story lies in the frequent responses it
  calls up in the mind of the reader, if that reader knows girls.”

       + =Outlook.= 81: 279. S. 30, ‘05. 190w.


=Gardner, Percy.= Grammar of Greek art. **$1.75. Macmillan.

  This volume “presents an attempt to set forth the underlying
  conventions of Greek art, and the changes which ... they gradually
  underwent. The mental fashions of the Greek mind in building and
  sculpture and in painting, are presented with a discussion of the
  relation between epic, lyric and dramatic poetry to painting and vase
  decoration. An informing chapter is devoted to the subject of dress
  and drapery.... Such sculptural problems as the decoration of
  pediments are carefully analyzed. Interesting light is thrown upon the
  formation of sculptural types and the Greek tendency to
  impressionalism.... Illustrations in outline and half tone are
  sufficiently plentiful to point in every case the discussion and
  argument.”—Int. Studio.

  “Dr. Gardner’s book, though brief, covers a wide range, and is rich in
  illustration; but we could wish that the beauty of the originals had
  been better rendered, even at a sacrifice of number.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 660. Je. 24, ‘05. 540w.

         =Am. Hist. R.= 10:938. Jl. ‘05. 70w.

  “In all his treatment is suggestive, not exhaustive. Information he
  supplies, but his aim is rather to teach how to understand. The
  English style leaves something to be desired.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 184. Ag. 5. 1080w.

  “A valuable volume whose only fault is that it fails as an attempt to
  provide an elementary study of the subject, and presupposes
  considerable classical training on the part of the reader.”

   + + — =Dial.= 39: 92. Ag. 16, ‘05. 330w.

         =Ind.= 58: 1424. Je. 22, ‘05. 320w.

  “Dr. Gardner’s book is one which should be helpful and attractive to
  all who are familiar with its general subject, and who go to it for
  illumination and suggestion, with the proper equipment of familiarity
  with forms not to be had in a mere perusal or study of books.”

     + + =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 88. Je. ‘05. 260w.

  * “A handbook that will probably be found very useful by teachers in
  schools.”

       + =Int. Studio=, 27: 184. D. ‘05. 180w.

  “Simplicity is one of the most marked characteristics of the style of
  the whole book. The principle underlying the treatment is sound.”

   + + + =Nation.= 80: 416. My. 25, ‘05. 1710w.

  “It offers an intelligent and practically unerring method for the
  judgment of the art of Hellas.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 431. Jl. 1, ‘05. 230w.

     + + =Spec.= 95: 324. S. 2, ‘05. 330w.


* =Gardner, William.= Life of Stephen A. Douglas. $1.50. Eastern pub.

  A brief biography compiled mainly from original sources and intended
  by the author as a dispassionate study. It is a history of the career
  of Douglas rather than an intimate life story. A detailed account of
  his work presents him as lawyer, judge, and politician, but while what
  the man has done is faithfully given there is little of the man
  himself. The author announces in his preface that he has “not
  attempted to pronounce judgment on Douglas and his contemporaries but
  to submit the evidence,” this and this only has he done. The volume
  has no index.

  * “Mr. Gardner has done something toward solving the Douglas riddle.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 891. D. 16, ‘05. 460w.


=Garis, Howard R.= Isle of black fire. $1.50. Lippincott.

  This is a boy’s book of adventure. A New York merchant sends out an
  expedition to an uncharted island where a great lump of radium
  supposedly worth fifty-five million dollars, is guarded by priests in
  asbestos robes, who worship it and offer up passing strangers in
  sacrifice to the “black fire.” There are stirring scenes in which two
  thousand savages are mowed down by the ship’s guns, and barbaric games
  and combats, which celebrate the coming of an office boy, George the
  Fat, as king of the savage kingdom. A comic Irishman relieves the
  tense situations.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 69. F. 4, ‘05. 310w. (Gives plot.)


=Garland, Hamlin.= Tyranny of the dark. †$1.50. Harper.

  A western girl, beautiful and endowed with uncanny psychic powers,
  struggles between love and hypnotism; the first, represented by a
  young chemist and biologist, the second, by a clergyman. The story
  passes thru death and excitement to a happy ending.

  “Pleasing and interesting as is the romance considered merely as a
  novel, its supreme excellence lies in its detailed presentation of
  certain psychical phenomena.”

     + + =Arena.= 34: 206. Ag. ‘05. 8100w.

  “It is a good and interesting tale.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 685. Je. 3. 330w.

  “It is very delicate and exacting material that Mr. Garland has chosen
  for his latest novel, and very crudely has he handled it.”

       — =Critic.= 47: 284. S. ‘05. 70w.

  “With all his exposition, Mr. Garland does not make clear his own view
  of spiritualism, and, by closing the story where he does, he evades
  the most difficult of the problems which he raises.” Herbert W.
  Horwill.

     + — =Forum.= 37: 113. Jl. ‘05. 310w.

       — =Ind.= 59: 575. S. 7, ‘05. 200w.

  “The scientific portions of the book are the finest and the most
  absorbing.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 122. Ag. 10, ‘05. 470w.

  “Regarded as fiction simply ‘The tyranny of the dark’ is too much
  encumbered with laborious arguments and citations. Has told his story
  well.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 343. My. 27, ‘05. 530w.

  “Four characters outlined with vigor. A book of more than ordinary
  power to hold the reader.”

     + + =Outlook.= 80: 248. My. 27, ‘05. 60w.

  “The story is an interesting one; in places it grips you. But,
  compared to some of Mr. Garland’s earlier writings, it must be said
  regretfully that the book is a disappointing piece of work.”

     + — =Pub. Opin.= 39: 26. Jl. 1, ‘05. 330w.

         =Reader.= 6: 105. Je. ‘05. 280w.

  “It is based on a theme of absorbing interest and it is exceedingly
  well written.”

     + + =Reader.= 6: 357. Ag. ‘05. 290w.

  “That the story ... lacks genuine literary attractiveness or
  convincingness on its supernatural side, it would be absurd to deny.”

     + — =R. of Rs.= 31: 763. Je. ‘05. 130w.


=Garnett, Richard.= William Shakespeare, pedagogue and poacher: a drama.
$1.25. Lane.

  This play, written apparently for study and not dramatic presentation,
  deals with Shakespeare’s traditional roles of school teacher and
  poacher. It is necessarily unsatisfactory to Shakespeare lovers and
  students, who find that his character as here portrayed falls short of
  the man as shown to us in his works, and the words which Mr. Garnett
  puts into his mouth, while perhaps Shakespearean, are obviously not
  Shakespeare.

       — =Critic.= 46: 192. F. ‘05. 310w.

  “Among the most ingenious and successful experiments upon this
  baffling theme [attempt to portray Shakespeare as he lived and moved
  among his fellows] must surely be reckoned the little two-act drama of
  Dr. Garnett.”

     + + =Dial.= 38: 46. Ja. 16, ‘05. 880w.

  “While Dr. Garnett’s play is equally open to the charge of being a
  subject dressed in poetry, rather than poetry incarnate in a fit
  subject, it is a remarkably readable and pleasant little book.”

     — + =Nation.= 80: 73. Ja. 26, ‘05. 380w.

  “Dr. Garnett’s respect for the great Elizabethan is not to be doubted,
  but his drama lends to it no emphasis. It contains agreeable lines,
  but it is not interesting in development, nor is there any reality in
  the general effect. Moreover, the figure of Shakespeare is trivial and
  his speech frequently is elaborate and dull. In no respect is he
  realized with the distinction and art demanded by a subject so far
  from the ordinary.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 83. F. 11, ‘05. 480w.

  “It is all work at a high level, and the way in which the characters
  are made to speak in lines which are echoes of the later Shakespeare
  is extremely skilful. There is a humour, too, in many of the scenes,
  and much accomplished verse. But it is rather a chapter of Mr. Sidney
  Lee’s Life turned into dialogue than a substantive drama.”

   + + — =Spec.= 94: 114. Ja. 28, ‘05. 60w.


=Garrison, William Lloyd.= Words of Garrison. **$1.25. Houghton.

  The hundredth anniversary of the birth of William Lloyd Garrison
  occurs in December, and to commemorate it there appears a small volume
  of characteristic sentiments from his writings dedicated “to all who
  hate cruelty, oppression, and war, and believe in the equal rights and
  perfectibility of mankind.”

 *     + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 797. D. 9. 560w.

  * “Interesting and really valuable little volume.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 575. D. ‘05. 60w.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 391. D. 1, ‘05. 70w.

     + + =Nation.= 81: 240. S. 21, ‘05. 200w.

 *       =R. of Rs.= 32: 756. D. ‘05. 50w.


=Gaspe, Philippe Aubert de.= Cameron of Lochiel; tr. by Charles G. D.
Roberts. †$1.50. Page.

  What Gaspé did in his Canadian narrative of the early sixties was “to
  gather up,” says Mr. Roberts, “and preserve in lasting form the songs
  and legends, the characteristic customs, the phases of thought and
  feeling, the very local and personal aroma of the rapidly changing
  civilization.” The story turns to the days of the last struggle of the
  English and the French, and tells the life history of two young men, a
  Scot and a Frenchman, both of whom were educated at the Jesuits’
  college in Quebec, and later fought against each other on the plains
  of Abraham.

  “He makes on the whole a very satisfactory translator.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 482. Jl. 22, ‘05. 590w.


=Gasquet, Rt. Rev. Francis A.= Henry the third and the church. *$4.
Macmillan.

  “A careful study of the relations between England and Rome, from the
  submission of John to the Papal see on Ascension day, 1213, to the
  close of his son’s reign. It is written with no desire to defend the
  Papacy from the charges which were made even by the faithful at the
  time, and it may fairly claim to represent an unbiased survey of the
  evidence. The author’s principle has been to let the original
  documents speak for themselves.” Lond. Times.

  “A trustworthy contribution to the story of this long reign on the
  very points upon which most historians are either silent or
  provokingly brief.”

   + + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 102. Jl. 22. 2590w.

  “It is somewhat dull and colorless. His conclusions, as it seems to
  us, are sound, if not novel. His book will be indispensable to the
  student of the reign of Henry III.”

   + + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 243. Jl. 28, ‘05. 640w.

  * “The high literary merit and abundant learning of this investigation
  into the relationship between Rome and England in the thirteenth
  century are all that we might expect.”

   + + — =Spec.= 95: sup. 787. N. 18, ‘05. 2020w.


=Gass, Patrick.= Gass’s journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition, ed.
by Jas. K. Hosmer. *$3.50. McClurg.

  Dr. Hosmer, who contributed to the centennial interest in the Lewis
  and Clark expedition thru his “Story of the Louisiana purchase,” has
  added further to the commemoration in the present work. The original
  jottings of Patrick Gass being no longer extant, nothing of them could
  be included in Thwaites’ recent “Original journals of the Lewis and
  Clark expedition,” but the chronicles trimmed and shaped by David
  McKeehan, under the supervision of Gass, are of so great importance
  that the re-issue after sixty years is well warranted. A full
  introduction leads up to the records, and a time-saving analytical key
  follows the text. The volume is uniform in style with other volumes of
  McClurg’s “Americana,” with reproductions of the original
  illustrations.

  “Dr. Hosmer has confined his editorial work to supplying an
  introduction. The volume contains no new contribution, nor does it
  make the journal of Gass much more valuable as a source. The
  introduction, in an easy though sometimes rather personal style,
  always with a view to the picturesque, is a convenient summary of the
  results of recent research.”

   + + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 450. Ja. ‘05. 510w.

  “This excellent reprint.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 131. Ja. ‘05. 90w.

       + =Critic.= 46: 191. F. ‘05. 80w.


* =Gates, Errett.= Disciples of Christ, **$1. Baker.

  As one of “The story of the churches” series, this volume takes up the
  origin, development, and history of the denomination called The
  disciples of Christ, beginning with the withdrawal of Thomas Campbell
  from the Seceder Presbyterian church in Western Pennsylvania 1809,
  thru the time of union with the Baptists, the later separation of the
  Reformers from the Baptists, the union of the Reformers as Disciples
  of Christ, their growth and organization down to the present time.
  There are chapters upon Evangelism, journalism, education and church
  growth, and Recent tendencies and problems; there is also a
  bibliography and an index.


* =Gates, Josephine Scribner.= Story of the three dolls. $1.25. Bobbs.

  A group of stories for little people including the story of the gold
  beads which were lost and found on the dog’s neck, the story of the
  candy heart, which was devoured “lick by lick” by two little girls,
  and various anecdotes of dogs, birds, horses and fish, “which are
  absolutely true,” says the author.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 450. D. 16, ‘05. 50w.


=Gautier, Theophile.= Russia, by Theophile Gautier, and by other
distinguished French travelers and writers of note; tr. from the French,
with an additional chapter upon the struggle for supremacy in the Far
East, by Florence MacIntyre Tyson. 2v. **$5. Winston.

  The entire first volume and one-fourth of the second, treating of the
  empire of the czars from the beginning to the most recent times, are
  by Gautier, while separate papers by other well known French writers
  complete the work. These include: The mir, by Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu;
  The press and censorship, by Gustave Lejeal; The Russian army and
  navy, by Désiré Lacroix; Religion and sects, by Gustave Lejeal;
  Literature, by L. Lejar; Russian art, by Marius Vachon; Siberia, by
  Jules Legras; and others. Fifty photogravures illustrate the volumes.

  * “As literature, and as a mine of information, these volumes call for
  special notice.”

     + + =Arena.= 34: 659. D. ‘05. 360w.

  * “There is much interesting information and picturesque writing in
  these volumes.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 580. D. ‘05. 20w.

  * “The translation ... is mechanical, but on the whole fairly
  satisfactory.”

       + =Dial.= 39: 447. D. 16, ‘05. 170w.

 *       =Ind.= 59: 1380. D. 14, ‘05. 40w.


=Gavit, Helen E.= Etiquette of correspondence. *50c. Wessels.

  A thoroly modern compendium, being, as the sub-title states,
  illustrations and suggestions as to the proper forms in present usage
  of social, club, diplomatic, military, and business letters, with
  information on heraldic devices, monograms, and engraved addresses.

  “Is the best of its kind.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 157. Mr. 11, ‘05. 960w.

  “An excellent compendium, covering everything that pertains to the
  subject.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 652. Mr. 11, ‘05. 30w.


=Gaye, R. K.= Platonic conception of immortality and its connection with
the theory of ideas. *$1.50. Macmillan.

  “Mr. Gaye’s object in this book is to investigate the connection
  between the theory of ideas and the theory of the immortality of the
  soul as held by Plato, and in this way to make clear the nature of
  Plato’s conception of immortality and to determine in what sense he
  believed in the continued existence of the individual soul: this
  subject has involved the consideration of the Platonic conception of
  the soul and of the relation of soul and body.”—Int. J. Ethics.

  “Yet, whatever we may think of his assumptions, Mr. Gaye’s essay shows
  decided ability, and is written in a good, clear style.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 1: 429. Ap. 8. 600w.

         =Bookm.= 21: 519. Jl. ‘05. 580w.

  “The main criticism of the book, however, is that though it makes its
  points clearly and is for that reason of considerable value for all
  students of Plato, it has failed to establish satisfactorily that the
  interpretation of Plato which it adopts is the only possible
  interpretation or that Plato was really influenced by the difficulties
  and arguments by which Mr. Gaye assumes him to have been influenced.”
  A. R. Ainsworth.

     + — =Int. J. Ethics.= 15: 381. Ap. ‘05. 1500w.

  “It is lucidly written and scholarly, but not remarkable for novelty
  and originality.”

   + + — =Nation.= 81: 106. Ag. 3, ‘05. 310w.

  Reviewed by Paul Shorey.

     + — =Philos. R.= 14: 590. S. ‘05. 1950w.

  “Deals in a clear and diligent manner with points in Plato’s doctrine
  of immortality, and reflects ... with somewhat over-exclusiveness the
  views of the great gods of Trinity.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 99: 742. Je. 3, ‘05. 40w.


=Gayley, Charles Mills, and Young, Clement C.= Principles and progress
of English poetry. $1.10. Macmillan.

  “Profs. Charles Mills Gayley and Clement C. Young, in their volume on
  ‘The principles and progress of English poetry, with representative
  masterpieces and notes,’ have attempted to show through extracts and
  by a scientific study of rhythm, melody and movement as well as by
  historical analysis, how English poetry has developed, and how it has
  been touched by external and internal influences since the days of
  Chaucer down to those of Tennyson. Each chapter has a separate
  introduction descriptive of the school to which the poems included in
  it are supposed to belong.”—N. Y. Times.

  “Merits the attention both of the studious reader of poetry, and of
  the mechanician in verse—particularly of the youthful apprentice in
  the art of poesy.”

     + + =Critic.= 47: 187. Ag. ‘05. 150w.

  “With Professor Gayley’s artistic theory we cannot always agree. It
  has the great advantage of putting a large amount of poetic phenomena
  into shape for the student’s use.”

   + + — =Ind.= 59: 260. Ag. 3, ‘05. 200w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 41. Ja. 21, ‘05. 310w. (Outlines scope.)

  “There is a preface ... devoted to the principles of poetry—a valuable
  book in itself.”

     + + =School R.= 13: 274*. Mr. ‘05. 140w.


=Geddie, John.= Romantic Edinburgh. $2.50. Dutton.

  A reissue, without revisions, of a suggestive guide to the study of
  the landmarks of Old Edinburgh.

         =Nation.= 81: 198. S. 7, ‘05. 60w.

  “A map is needed—a map or plan, such as Baedeker prints in his guide
  books. That, and either no photographs or better ones, would make Mr.
  Geddie’s a well-nigh perfect hand book to Auld Reekie.”

   + + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 576. S. 2, ‘05. 1120w.


=Geere, H. Valentine.= By Nile and Euphrates. $3.50. Scribner.

  A book of both discovery and adventure. The author, at Professor
  Flinders Petrie’s request, was given an appointment on the staff of
  the expedition which was sent out to Mesapotamia by the University of
  Pennsylvania in 1895 to continue the excavation of the ruins of
  Nippur. He writes of “unsettled, poverty-stricken and neglected
  Mesapotamia, and well-ordered, flourishing Egypt,” and gives detailed
  accounts of the work of investigation carried on at Behnesch, Nippur
  and Babylon.

  “So far as we know, there is no other book which paints so vividly the
  camp of the excavator, or sketches the scenery and life of the Nile
  and Euphrates valleys, as the one before us.” George L. Robinson.

     + + =Bib. World.= 26: 235. S. ‘05. 950w.

  Reviewed by Wallace Rice.

         =Dial.= 38: 90. F. 1, ‘05. 310w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 38. Ja. 21, ‘05. 450w.

  “Mr. Geere writes in a pleasant, lucid style, which rises almost into
  eloquence when he describes the evening at Mohammerah when the charms
  of the East first stole upon him.”

       + =Spec.= 94: 119. Ja. 28. ‘05. 430w.


=Geffroy, Gustave.= National gallery (London); with an introd. by Sir
Walter Armstrong. ¼ vel. *$10. Warne.

  “The author has treated his subject by subdivision into schools
  corresponding to the arrangement of the pictures on the walls (an
  arrangement quite unsurpassed in excellence in any public gallery).
  The English, Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, and French
  schools are all covered both in the charmingly written text, and the
  profuse illustrations.”—Int. Studio.

  * “One of the most elaborate, as well as one of the most
  authoritative, art books of the season. His style is often brilliant,
  and always clear and definite.”

   + + + =Dial.= 39: 442. D. 16, ‘05. 420w.

  “M. Gustave Geffroy’s essays are one and all marked by the keen
  insight into peculiarities of the style that distinguish him; and they
  have about them a freshness and originality that is, alas, daily
  becoming more rare.”

   + + — =Int. Studio.= 25: 81. Mr. ‘05. 120w.

  “The work is a magnificent one—one which makes us feel grateful to
  author and publisher.”

   + + — =Int. Studio.= 25: sup. 14. Mr. ‘05. 450w.

  * “Great pains have been taken with the mechanical perfection of the
  reproductions, and the work ranks well.”

     + + =Int. Studio.= 27: sup. 31. D. ‘05. 70w.

  * “Unfortunately, many of the photogravures are but mediocre, and most
  of the process cuts are wretched, so that what should have been a
  feast of art is little more than an aid to memory.”

     — + =Nation.= 81: 449. N. 30, ‘05. 150w.

  * “The text is discriminating as well as informative.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 836. D. 2, ‘05. 130w.

     + + =Spec.= 94: 115. Ja. 28, ‘05. 200w.


=Geikie, Sir Archibald.= Landscape in history, and other essays. *$2.75.
Macmillan.

  “Ten essays and addresses.... Half of them deal with scenery in its
  geological relations and in its influence on human progress.... They
  are entitled ‘Landscape in history,’ ‘Landscape and the imagination,’
  ‘Landscape and literature,’ ‘The origin of the scenery of the British
  islands,’ and ‘The centenary of Hutton’s Theory of the earth.’ The
  others discuss the problem of the age of the earth, ‘Geological time’;
  two are biographical, ‘The life and letters of Charles Darwin’ and
  ‘Hugh Miller: his work and influence’; one deals with the place of
  science in modern education, and the book closes with a paper on the
  Roman campagna.”—N. Y. Times.

  “Sir Archibald Geikie in those thoughtful essays has done something
  toward elucidating the dependence of man’s intellectual achievement on
  his physical environment.”

       + =Acad.= 68: 193. Mr. 4, ‘05. 1450w.

  “A charming contribution to the literature of his favorite science.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 504. Ap. 15. 980w.

  “These essays are very charming, written with great clearness and
  distinction.”

       + =Ind.= 59: 989. O. 26, ‘05. 270w.

  * “The essays are popular, rather than technical; and there is very
  little in them beyond the reach of the average educated man.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 167. Ag. 24, ‘05. 3030w.

  “A most readable book, the several parts of which hang well together.”

     + + =Nature.= 71: 577. Ap. 20, ‘05. 1560w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 164. Mr. 18, ‘05. 160w. (Outline of
         contents).

  “Charming style in which this volume of varied essays is written.
  Altogether this volume is stimulating and enlightening, a distinct
  contribution to the literature of science.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 857. Ap. 1, ‘05. 290w.

  “It is the interweaving of history, mythology, and imagination with
  the dry light of scientific fact that constitutes the particular
  fascination of this book.”

     + + =Sat. R.= 100: 312. S. 2, ‘05. 1010w.

  “This is a very entertaining and useful field of research, in which we
  could desire no better guide than Sir Archibald Geikie.”

     + + =Spec.= 94: 677. My. 6, ‘05. 650w.


=Geikie, James.= Structural and field geology for students of pure and
applied science. *$4. Van Nostrand.

  Addressed primarily to beginners in field geology, this handbook is
  intended also for students preparing to be mining or civil engineers,
  architects, agriculturists, or public health officers, to whom some
  knowledge of structural geology is important. It covers the course
  gone over in the summer course of geology in the University of
  Edinburgh, a course instituted to give students a further knowledge of
  practical geology than could be presented in the winter courses. There
  are numerous illustrations and full-page plates.

  “Written with the knowledge and authority of a professor of wide
  experience, the work is likely to be of much use far beyond the range
  of University classes. Perhaps the most valuable part of Prof.
  Geikie’s work is that devoted to geological surveying.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 183. Ag. 5. 430w.

  * “The work is excellent in plan, in presentation. It will be very
  helpful, not only to beginners, but to those who have been well
  trained in the science of geology.” N. S. Shaler.

   + + — =Engin. N.= 54: 529. N. 16, ‘05. 1250w.

  “A very useful handbook, admirable in the freshness and terseness of
  its descriptions, and the clearness and abundance of its
  illustrations.”

     + + =Nature.= 72: 223. Jl. 6, ‘05. 1620w.

  * “A full and well-considered hand-book for use in the sober work of
  geological surveying or economic investigation, in a country like
  Scotland, where there are no active volcanoes, earthquakes or
  glaciers.” B. K. Emerson.

   + + — =Science=, n.s. 22: 628. N. 17, ‘05. 970w.


Genealogical records, $1. W. G. DeWitt, 201 E. 12th St., N. Y.

  A book of blanks for those who wish to record their family history in
  systematic form. The spaces for names, notes, dates, and index are
  indicated, and when filled out will constitute a neat and handy volume
  for genealogical reference.


=Genung, John Franklin.= Ecclesiastes. **$1.25. Houghton.

  A philosophical rather than a critical study. “The author, together
  with most modern students of the book, rightly discards the word
  ‘Ecclesiastes,’ the Greek translation of ‘Koheleth,’ in the first
  place because it is almost certainly an incorrect translation, and, in
  the second place, as the author appropriately observes, because it
  ‘entitles what is of all Scripture books the least ecclesiastical.’”
  (Bib. World.) “He dwells but slightly on the historical background,
  and then introduces us to the theory that Koheleth was a reaction
  against the immortality doctrine, recently adopted from the Greeks and
  pushed into prominence by the Pharisees. The preacher contends against
  living for a vague futurity, and insists upon living this present life
  to its utmost.” (Cath. World).

  “Genung’s thesis is admirably set forth and strongly buttressed by
  references to modern literature. But the impression remains that he
  has rather read into Koheleth a view which one would like to discover
  there, than revealed the actual nature of the book itself.”

     + — =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 168. Ja. ‘05. 530w.

     + + =Atlan.= 95: 703. My. ‘05. 480w.

  “To a full two hundred pages of discussion the author has added a new
  translation and a running commentary. Both are excellent, but the
  latter especially ripples along in clear, crisp sentences that show
  how much a deft literary touch may do even for a commentary. In fact,
  the book as a whole exhibits in language and treatment the author’s
  nice literary taste. In the opinion of the present writer, Professor
  Genung is not at his best when he discusses, or rather makes fun of,
  Siegfried’s analysis of Koheleth. Satire is not convincing. The
  reviewer also feels impelled to enter a non liquet against Professor
  Genung’s contention that Koheleth represents a reaction against
  contemporary views of immortality. The solid merit of the serious and
  painstaking work that has gone into the book will win for it an
  honored place on many shelves.” William Frederic Badé.

   + + — =Bib. World.= 25: 311. Ap. ‘05. 940w.

  “Mr. Genung would have done far better to have examined the book
  without a philosophical theory as to its nature, but with a critical
  openness of mind for straightforward evidence. Still, in the
  introductory portion of the volume, and in the exegetical notes
  accompanying the translation, there are useful suggestions.”

     + — =Cath. World.= 80: 546. Ja. ‘05. 390w.

  “His discussion reveals a well-balanced sense of the literary and
  spiritual values that are to be found in Koheleth.” Ira M. Price.

     + + =Dial= 38: 45. Ja. 16, ‘05. 230w.

         =Ind.= 58: 1368. Je. 15, ‘05. 120w.

   + + — =Outlook.= 79: 190. Ja. 21, ‘05. 710w.


=George, Hereford B.=, ed. See =Thiers, Adolphe.=


=Gerard, Dorothea (Mme. Longard de Longarde).= Sawdust: a Polish romance
of the Carpathian timberlands. $1. Winston.

  Self made, a lover of work for work’s sake, Josef Mayer, has at last
  achieved success and erected a saw-mill in the Polish Carpathians,
  having beggared Count Rutkowski and secured his timber lands in a
  shrewd business deal. Then comes a pretty romance between the count’s
  daughter and Meyer’s son, which is opposed more strenuously by the
  peasant than by the nobleman, but which ends satisfactorily in the
  loss of the Meyer fortune. Royalty, the village folk and the
  disaffected Jews figure in the story.

  “There is also a certain delicacy in the treatment of the love scenes
  and fidelity to truth in the descriptions of natural scenery that give
  the story a charm not present in most present-day novels.”

     + + =Arena.= 34: 552. N. ‘05. 160w.

  “There is, moreover, much skill displayed in the delineation of
  character and situations alike, and the writer is thoroughly familiar
  with her material.” Wm. M. Payne.

     + + =Dial.= 39: 207. O. 1, ‘05. 320w.

  “The story is told naturally and carefully.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 101. Ag. 3, ‘05. 370w.

  “It is full of freshness and originality.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 455. Jl. 8, ‘05. 480w.

  “A charming combination of capital and labor, with an absorbing
  love-plot, is ‘Sawdust’.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 383. S. 16, ‘05. 190w.


=Gerson, Virginia.= More adventures of the happy Heart family. $1. Fox.

  Another book for the very young in which little mother Heart, papa
  Goodheart, and the little Hearties all appear, also the Jolly-jumpers
  and the Valentines, who were “a very elegant family because their
  grandfather was a saint, so Mrs. Fancy Valentine always wore white
  lace.” Quaint drawings illustrate the volume.

  * “Another one of those delightful children’s books which the
  grown-ups like as much as the little people.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 795. N. 25, ‘05. 290w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 767. D. ‘05. 60w.


=Gettemy, Charles Ferris.= True story of Paul Revere. **$1.50. Little.

  A short biography of the American patriot whom Longfellow’s poem saved
  from historical oblivion. His midnight ride is told in his own words,
  and he appears as a patriotic engraver and dentist as well as public
  messenger, soldier, and juror. Both Revere and the historical events
  in which he played a part lose in romance but gain much in reality by
  this accurate account. Original documents are quoted and Revere’s
  copper-plate engravings are fully described.

 *     + =Critic.= 47: 573. D. ‘05. 90w.

  “The book shows scholarly work, and is of value historically apart
  from its narrative of Paul Revere.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 580. N. 4, ‘05. 70w.

  * “The real value of the book lies in the light which it throws on
  local Revolutionary history, and especially on the alliance with
  France and the adoption of the Constitution.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 32: 756. D. ‘05. 80w.


=Ghent, W. J.= Mass and class. $1.25. Macmillan.

  “Mr. W. J. Ghent, author of ‘Our benevolent feudalism,’ has written
  ‘Mass and class: a survey of social divisions.’ In his present work,
  Mr. Ghent seeks to analyze the social mass into its component classes;
  to describe these classes, not as they may be imagined in some
  projected benevolent feudalism, but as they are to be found here and
  now in the industrial life of the nation; and to indicate the current
  of social progress which, in spite of the blindness of the workers,
  the rapacity of the masters, and the subservience of the retainers,
  makes ever for an ultimate of social justice.”—R. of Rs.

  “Brilliant arraignment of modern society.”

     + + =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 129. Ja. ‘05. 120w.

  Reviewed by Owen R. Lovejoy.

         =Current Literature.= 38: 309. Ap. ‘05. 2180w. (Abstract of
         book.)

  Reviewed by Charles Richmond Henderson.

     + — =Dial.= 38: 155. Mr. 1, ‘05. 140w.

  “The one criticism offered concerns a fundamental point—Mr. Ghent’s
  failure to grasp the full meaning of the doctrine of economic
  interpretation on which he professes to base his whole discussion.”
  Wesley C. Mitchell.

   — + + =J. Pol. Econ.= 13: 281. Mr. ‘05. 2290w.

  * “Probably most psychologists would attach more importance to the
  part played by ideals than the author does, but in tracing back our
  present conditions of war between labor and capital to a play of
  motives that were the direct result of the rapid economic development
  of our country, he is fundamentally correct. The book is to be
  criticised in this respect as being too schematic, as not going
  sufficiently into detail to be at all satisfactory to one’s historical
  sense.” Amy E. Tanner.

     + — =Psychol. Bull.= 2: 413. D. 15, ‘05. 790w.

         =R. of Rs.= 30: 760. D. ‘04. 100w.

     + + =Yale R.= 14: 106. My. ‘05. 270w.


=Ghosh, Sarath Kumar.= Verdict of the gods. †$1.50. Dodd.

  “With prologue, epilogue, and interludes between the great king, sick
  unto death, and his faithful chronicler beguiling the painful hours,
  this Oriental romance details the ordeals—a horrid half-dozen,
  including burial alive, exposure to wild beasts, and the poison cup—to
  which Navayan Lal was put for daring to love the Princess Devala.
  Great bravery and a canny knowledge of hypnotism and other mysteries
  occult carry him through in safety.”—Outlook.

  “Its lucid English style and its fascinating plot. For all these
  trifling cavils, ‘The verdict of the gods’ must rank as a novel of
  unusual interest.” Louis H. Gray.

       + =Bookm.= 21: 310. My. ‘05. 1530w.

         =Ind.= 59: 575. S. 7, ‘05. 110w.

  “Can be recommended as an antidote for ennui in several of its forms.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 570. S. 2, ‘05. 740w.

         =Outlook.= 79: 910. Ap. 8. ‘05. 110w.

  “Here are more ‘Arabian nights,’ murmurous, beguiling, enchanting in
  their beauty and strangeness.”

       + =Reader.= 6: 595. O. ‘05. 220w.


=Gibbons, Alfred St. Hill.= Africa from south to north through
Marotseland. **$7.50. Lane.

  The account of a thoro exploration of Marotseland, made in 1898 by an
  experienced African traveler. The objects of the expedition were to
  fix a British boundary line; to determine the Congo-Zambesi watershed;
  to discover the real source of the Zambesi; and to make such surveys
  and general investigations as should determine the best place for the
  Rhodesian railway company to push its line across the river. The
  account is interesting and valuable, the more so because the Cape to
  Cairo railway, soon to be completed, will make it possible for the
  tourist to cover this same ground. Native life and conditions, present
  government and economic possibilities are treated in detail.

  “Is written in a charming style, simple, direct and convincing. Quite
  apart from its interest and special worth to the Englishman, is its
  value on account of the new and interesting geographical information
  it contains. Is one of the most important works of travel of recent
  years.”

   + + + =Arena.= 33: 561. My. ‘05. 790w.

  “There are at least half a dozen reasons why it should be welcome and
  why it will take a permanent place among the standard books on African
  exploration. The best authority in print today concerning the country.
  There is much detail in the book. Still it is all very readable.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 499. Mr. 2, ‘05. 670w.


=Gibbons, Hughes Oliphant.= History of old Pine street; being the record
of an hundred and forty years in the life of a colonial church. Winston.

  “Pine Street church in Philadelphia, the third Presbyterian church
  founded in that city, is the only one dating from colonial times still
  on its original site. In the churchyard some three thousand lie
  interred, including many Revolutionary officers and soldiers. It has
  been served by a succession of remarkably able ministers....
  Originally in a fashionable center, now in a slum neighborhood ... it
  remains there, consecrated by its history and pledged by its endowment
  to a perpetuity of service in its changed environment. This handsome
  and finely illustrated volume is a worthy memorial of seven
  generations to many more to come.”—Outlook.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 587. S. 9, ‘05. 520w.

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 135. S. 16, ‘05. 170w.


=Gibbs, Philip.= Facts and ideas. $1.25. Longmans.

  Short studies of life and literature, which have appeared in various
  weekly newspapers. There is a brief treatment of a great many
  subjects, including the French revolution, and the Transvaal war.

  “The book aspires to be a sort of elementary substitute for liberal
  education—a university extension course on things one should know.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 333. My. 20, ‘05. 270w.

  “We think that occasionally, in his desire to point a moral, Mr. Gibbs
  exaggerates. The writer does not go to the heart of his subject.”

       — =Spec.= 94: 293. F. 25, ‘05. 340w.


* =Gibson, Charles.= Among French inns: the story of a pilgrimage to
characteristic spots of rural France. **$1.60. Page.

  “Most daintily attired, all gray and silvery and splendidly pictured,
  comes ‘Among French inns’ ... with ... an automobile, an indulgent
  American papa, a managing American mamma, a double love match, and an
  enviable collection of French, English, and Italian types. Moreover,
  there is real information about the inns, their table d’hotes, their
  relative expensiveness and inexpensiveness, and a plenty of historical
  data.”—N. Y. Times.

  * “He defaces almost every page of his book by his badly chosen
  vocabulary, or his disregard for the rules of English syntax.”

     + — =Dial.= 39: 444. D. 16, ‘05. 240w.

  * “This new book may well deserve that quaintly descriptive old word
  ‘fetching.’”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 460. D. 2, ‘05. 500w.


* =Gibson, Charles Dana.= Our neighbors. **$4.20. Scribner.

  The present collection, which it is announced, contains Mr. Gibson’s
  last work in black and white, “is uniform in size, shape, and binding
  with the nine volumes which have preceded it. It is entitled ‘Our
  neighbors,’ a phrase generally interpreted to mean all sorts and
  conditions of men and women. The Gibson Girl is charmingly portrayed,
  as well as the Gibson Man, the Gibson Dowager, and the Gibson Old
  Gentleman. There are also the street types ... and cartoons.” (Dial.)

  * “Perhaps Mr. Gibson has done his best in black-and-white; at least
  he will have to do something very good indeed to surpass the general
  level of ‘Our neighbors.’”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 382. D. 1, ‘05. 260w.

  * “Whatever else may be said of Gibson and his work, certain it is
  that he makes you see what he sets out to show you, and he does it
  pleasantly and with a deal of humor.”

     + + =Ind.= 59: 1379. D. 14, ‘05. 170w.

  * “He leaves us quite at his best, and his humor has never been keener
  or his technical ability more astonishing than in the present
  collection.”

     + + =Nation.= 81: 449. N. 30, ‘05. 150w.

 *       =N. Y. Times.= 10: 835. D. 2, ‘05. 200w.

 *       =R. of Rs.= 32: 751. D. ‘05. 50w.

  * “The artist is as fresh and interesting as ever.”

     + + =Spec.= 95: sup. 793. N. 18, ‘05. 110w.


=Gibson, William Hamilton.= Our native orchids. **$1.35. Doubleday.

  Mr. Gibson had only begun to record his observations on orchids of the
  Northwestern United States at the time of his death. Mrs. Jelliffe has
  supplemented his portfolio of sketches and scattering notes with her
  own results of study, and has produced an orchid handbook of
  particular value to the amateur botanist, which practically includes
  all the sixty species of our native orchids, giving keys,
  descriptions, illustrations and notes.

  “This is a book which supplies a want long felt by the amateur
  botanist, and we give it a cordial welcome.”

     + + =Dial.= 39: 46. Jl. 16, ‘05. 60w.

  “A volume, unassuming though it is, of substantial value and
  interest.” Edith Granger.

   + + + =Dial.= 39: 109. S. 1, ‘05. 440w.

     + + =Ind.= 59: 271. Ag. 3, ‘05. 50w.

  “Satisfactory and intelligible volume.” Mabel Osgood Wright.

   + + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 477. Jl. 22, ‘05. 1680w.


=Gide, Charles.= Principles of political economy; second American ed.;
tr. by C. Wm. A. Veditz. $2. Heath.

  The eight editions through which the original French “Principes
  d’economie politique” has gone, mark a succession of changes in
  certain sections of the book, but leave the fundamental purpose the
  same,—that of giving to the reader “a plain statement of the accepted
  principles of economics, a summary of the unsettled problems of the
  science, and a clear, brief, and impartial outline of the various
  solutions that have been proposed. The author is almost as felicitous
  in presenting a subject that in the hands of most scholars is
  extremely dull as was Henry George. This work has been brought down to
  the latest date and evidently no pains have been spared, within
  certain limits, to present the subject in a broad, up-to-date and
  comprehensive manner. A third excellence is found in its concrete
  presentation of the subject.” (Arena).

  “Perhaps much of the popularity of the book is due to its catholicity.
  The arrangement of the material is open to criticism as unnatural and
  liable to interrupt and confuse the thought. This is not true as
  regards the general plan of the book, but only as regards topics under
  the chief heads. Professor Veditz must be given credit and
  congratulation for the vitality and the up-to-dateness of this book.”
  Walter E. Kruesi.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 347. Mr. ‘05. 380w.

  “It is written in a charmingly lucid manner. By the author’s method of
  presentation the interest in the subject and its intelligibility have
  gained rather than lost by the concise and direct treatment. The
  division and arrangement of the work are also admirable and with the
  fairly good index enable the reader to find anything he desires with
  little loss of time. This work, though far less open to criticism than
  many conventional political economies, falls, in our judgment, far
  short of meeting the demands of an up-to-date political economy that
  claims to present impartially the various present-day theories of
  government. The claim of the publishers, that the book is impartial,
  is not borne out by the facts.”

     + — =Arena.= 33: 107. Ja. ‘05. 820w.


=Gilder, Jeannette Leonard.= Tom-boy at work. †$1.25. Doubleday.

  In this sequel to her “Autobiography of a tom-boy,” Miss Gilder tells
  of her heroine’s varied career as a bread-winner. At sixteen she was
  employed as a copyist by a historian, later she worked in the
  Philadelphia mint, then became in turn a tinter of photographs, an
  auditor’s clerk, a proofreader, and, finally, a successful newspaper
  woman. She gives her impressions of New York thirty years ago; and
  many distinguished literary men, singers and actors of that day enter
  into her story.

  “She has interpreted the whole situation with that shrewd, honest,
  impersonal intelligence which is founded upon humor and common sense
  rather than upon the usual sentimental pose of such a writer to her
  theme.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 786. Ap. 6, ‘05. 370w.

  “Miss Gilder writes in a breezy and unconventional style, suitable to
  the pace at which her tomboy lived and changed professions. Nothing
  could be more American than the atmosphere and point of view of this
  book.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 100. F. 2, ‘05. 750w.


=Gilder, Richard Watson.= In the heights. *$1. Century.

  A little volume of verses containing elegiac poems, poems suggested by
  music, songs of experience, impromptus, etc. The book closes with The
  white tsar’s people, reprinted, with additional stanzas suggested by
  recent events.

  “Into almost all of his verse the poet has woven high, fine thoughts
  that will appeal to the artistic, the intellectual or the conscience
  sides of life. This is one of the few volumes of verse that we can
  heartily recommend to our readers.”

     + + =Arena.= 34: 550. N. ‘05. 650w.

 *       =Critic.= 47: 583. D. ‘05. 30w.

 *     + =Nation.= 81: 507. D. 21, ‘05. 270w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 748. N. 4, ‘05. 450w.

  * “Mr. Gilder’s limpidity and chastity of style are a constant
  delight, and the turn of his fancy is pleasing.”

       + =Pub. Opin.= 39: 699. N. 25, ‘05. 120w.


=Gilfillan, Joseph Alexander.= Ojibway; a novel of Indian life of the
period of the early advance of civilization in the great Northwest.
$1.50. Neale.

  The Ojibway in relation to his own kindred and tribe is pictured in
  this narrative so humane that were it not for his wilderness
  surroundings, his crude equipments, his superstitious fear, one might
  count him the owner of some developed instincts. But the recital of
  the horrible and bloodthirsty relations with the Sioux tribe reveals
  such abject savagery that the reader fairly recoils from it. The book
  is made up of these two phases, with many incidental allusions to
  traits and customs.

  “To call the book a novel was a misnomer. It is rather a series of
  moving pictures in which we see real people doing real things. In
  spite of careless proofreading, conspicuous faults of diction and
  unfortunate lack of experienced editing, the story is told with ...
  simplicity and vividness.”

   + + — =Ind.= 58: 960. Ap. 27, ‘05. 260w.


* =Gillette, Halbert Powers.= Handbook of cost data for contractors and
engineers: a reference book giving methods of construction and actual
costs of materials and labor on numerous engineering works. *$4. Clark,
M. C.

  “The reviewer believes this to be the first handbook on the cost of
  engineering work that has been published.... The book is divided into
  fourteen sections, under heads that facilitate quick reference ...
  preparing estimates, cost keeping, and its corollary, the organization
  of forces ... earth and rock excavation ... cost of roads, pavements
  and walks ... stone masonry ... the cost of concrete construction of
  all kinds ... the cost of water-works, sewers, vitrified conduits and
  tile drains ... structures in which timber dominates ... steam and
  electric railways ... the erection and painting of steel bridges ...
  the cost of railway and topographic surveys ... and the cost of many
  miscellaneous structures.... The book is illustrated with cuts
  wherever they add to the text.”—Engin. N.

  * “The subject is presented in an attractive manner. Although much
  information is given, yet the users of the book will desire more. Its
  usefulness will only be limited by its sale.”

   + + + =Engin. N.= 54: 527. N. 16, ‘05. 1550w.


=Gilman, Lawrence.= Phases of modern music. **$1.25. Harper.

  “A study of the more important phases of music to-day, grouped about
  appreciative chapters on Richard Strauss, Edward McDowell, Grieg,
  Wagner, Verdi, Edward Elgar, and Charles Martin Loeffler, with
  vigorous essays on ‘Parsifal and its significance’ and ‘Women and
  modern music.’ Mr. Gilman has been the musical critic of Harper’s
  Weekly since 1901.”—R. of Rs.

  “Mr. Gilman writes with penetration and a more than common sympathy,
  and has a distinctive and charming mode of expression. His work is
  unusual in appealing both to the technical and the lay reader, and its
  judgments and illuminations will be valued by students.”

     + + =Critic.= 46: 287. Mr. ‘05. 150w.

  “The author is endowed with grace of style, and he knows how to bring
  into relief the interesting features of unattractive subjects.” Ingram
  A. Pyle.

       + =Dial.= 38: 238. Ap. 1, ‘05. 240w.

  “It is not often possible to follow him in all his ways; for they are
  sometimes oversubtle and elusive. He has not yet the weight of reason
  and the authority of judgment that will no doubt come to one who
  reflects and thinks seriously as he does.” Richard Aldrich.

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 308. My. 13, ‘05. 330w.

  “He writes with vividness and sympathy.”

     + + =R. of Rs.= 30: 761. D. ‘04. 80w.


=Gilman, N. P.= Methods of industrial peace. **$1.60. Houghton.

  This book will be gladly received by the student of social movements,
  as there is increasing demand for new works upon the “labor question,”
  due to the rapid growth of knowledge thru investigation, and the
  steady change in facts and phases of the question itself. “The book
  takes an Anglo-Saxon point of view, since it draws almost as much upon
  English as upon American experience, besides making considerable
  reference to Australian and New Zealand developments. It undertakes a
  good deal more than a discussion of the special machinery designed to
  further industrial peace, giving a brief but concise statement of the
  chief facts incidental to the history and present position of trade
  unionism. [Then the author shows the necessity for the efficient
  organization of both employers and employed, discusses the “sliding
  scale,” raises the question of the legal constitution and liability of
  trade unions.] ... The ensuing chapters deal at some length with the
  aims and methods of unions, their conduct of strikes and boycotts, and
  the place borne by the public in relation to their actions. The
  remainder of the book is given to a general account of trade boards of
  conciliation, state boards of arbitration, and the methods of legal
  regulation in force in New Zealand.” (Int. J. Ethics).

  “The treatment is characterized by insight, sobriety, and accurate
  learning.” C. R. Henderson.

     + + =Am. J. Soc.= 10: 557. Ja. ‘05. 280w.

  “If a general criticism might be ventured on the whole book, it would
  be that too much ground has been covered and that in consequence too
  little intensity of treatment is shown. On the other hand, the author
  exhibits an admirable breadth of view and impartiality which must
  appeal to all readers.” James T. Young.

   + + — =Ann. Am. Acad.= 25: 602. My. ‘05. 550w.

  “The chief value of the book will be the statement, dispassionate, and
  in clear form, of the main facts of the case and of the principles in
  accordance with which industrial organization would appear to be
  moving. Mr. Gilman has traveled over so much ground that he has at
  times become a little sketchy in his treatment. Description rather
  than economic analysis is the strong point of the book. In a subject
  so far reaching, however, it is perhaps unfair to expect more than a
  broad presentation of the material which will enable others to
  formulate particular problems and to attempt independent judgments.
  This Mr. Gilman has done in a manner so interesting as to command the
  gratitude of all interested in current labor problems.” C. J.
  Hamilton.

   + + — =Int. J. Ethics.= 15: 237. Ja. ‘05. 1400w.

  “Upon the whole, however, the book is of value. In spite of its
  inaccuracies and occasional unfairness, it contains much information
  presented in a readable way, with many references to secondary and
  some to primary sources. It must also be said that he has generalized
  too broadly on insufficient evidence, and has been influenced too much
  by his prepossession for state regulation to give an unbiased
  interpretation of the strivings of the leaders of employers and of
  employes towards satisfactory methods of industrial peace.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 178. Mr. 2, ‘05. 1420w.

  “He writes with skill and precision. The data on which his conclusions
  are based are abundant and have been carefully sifted.” Frederick
  Stanley Root.

   + + + =Yale R.= 14: 84. My. ‘05. 1110w.


=Gissing, Algernon.= Broadway, village of middle England, *50c. Dutton.

  A topographical description of one of the villages of the Cotswolds,
  which dates from the time of Shakespeare, and is the home of some of
  the distinguished folk of to-day. The little volume is illustrated by
  Mr. Edmund New.

         =Nation.= 80: 247. Mr. 30, ‘05. 280w.

         =N. Y. Times.= 10: 137. Mr. 4, ‘05. 270w.

  “The present volume should appeal to the lover of England by its clear
  description of topography and by its apt references to history. In
  some pages it also reflects the peculiar atmosphere and poetic charm
  of a typical English village.”

       + =Outlook.= 79: 398. F. 11, ‘05. 60w.


=Gissing, George Robert.= By the Ionian sea; notes of a ramble in
Southern Italy. *$1.75 Scribner.

  “It was a short journey the writer took, from Naples to Reggio,
  miserably punctuated by an illness in the most depressing inn on the
  route. The author, deeply moved by such traces of ancient life as he
  could find, refreshed his mind by study and memoirs of the great men
  of classic time who dwelt in or wrote of Calabrian hills and
  streams.”—Outlook.

  “His narrative is the expression of a highly cultivated intelligence,
  but it does not enchant; and its lighter touches are particularly
  unsuccessful.”

     + — =Critic.= 47: 190. Ag. ‘05. 80w.

  Reviewed by Wallace Rice.

     + + =Dial.= 38: 385. Je. 1, ‘05. 320w.

  “The book is worth reading from beginning to end.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 464. Je. 8, ‘05. 1720w.

  “Full of the marked personal touch. A veil of slight melancholy hangs
  over the whole picture, which in a way adds to its charm.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 137. My. 13, ‘05. 110w.


=Gissing. George.= Veranilda. †$1.50. Dutton.

  As the posthumous historical novel of one who was essentially a modern
  realist, this unfinished work has called forth much comment and
  speculation upon the author’s change of style. It is a romance of Rome
  in the sixth century, and deals with the historical persons and events
  of the time of Justinian and Belisarius. Mr. Frederic Harrison, who
  writes the introduction, considers it the author’s most important
  work, showing, “his poetical gift for local color, his subtle insight
  into spiritual mysticism, and ... his really fine scholarship and
  classical learning.”

  “Throughout the style is stilted, the conversations absurd, the action
  tiresomely slow, and the story destitute of a single throb of real
  humanity.”

     — — =Critic.= 46: 478. My. ‘05. 180w.

  “Besides being cold and formal, ‘Veranilda’ is a rather incoherent
  tale.”

     — + =Nation.= 80: 441. Je. 1, ‘05. 470w.

  “A more complete or less welcome metamorphosis in style, subject
  matter, purpose—everything for which the name of George Gissing has
  always stood in the minds of those who counted him among the strongest
  of the latter day novelists—than is to be found in his posthumous
  historical novel, ‘Veranilda,’ it would be as hard to imagine. What is
  published is in no sense a fragment or preliminary sketch, but is
  finished and polished in Mr. Gissing’s best manner.”

     + — =N. Y. Times.= 10: 118. F. 25, ‘05. 1260w.

  “In manner the narrative is dignified and careful. The human and story
  interests are strong and well maintained. The book is easily one of
  the best of modern attempts at classical romance.”

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 606. Mr. 4, ‘05. 220w.

     + — =R. of Rs.= 31: 762. Je. ‘05. 60w.


=Gissing, George.= Will Warburton: a romance of real life. †$1.50.
Dutton.

  In this story of self sacrifice in every-day life Will Warburton, when
  his extensive sugar business fails because of the extravagances of his
  incompetent partner, supports his mother and sister by secretly
  becoming a shopkeeper. When his friends at last discover that he has
  degenerated into a mere grocer, a girl whom he thought he loved, an
  artist whom he had befriended, and others turn against him, but he
  finds, when they are gone, that his true friends and his true love
  still remain.

  “‘Will Warburton’ is a monument of ‘art for art’s sake.’ Its
  arrangement is not quite flawless; we would not quarrel with some of
  the sequences of chapters: but on the whole, it is a thing of noble
  shape.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 710. Jl. 8, ‘05. 860w.

  “A gain in power, in grasp, and in sympathy. But apart from this
  important development there is no change observable in the style.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 41. Jl. 8. 500w.

  “Where he fails, it is for lack of the supreme touch of art, not of
  the high and ardent intention.”

       + =Critic.= 47: 284. S. ‘05. 450w.

  “It is characteristic Gissing, but not good Gissing. His familiar
  effects are reproduced in a fainter form than of old, and there are no
  new effects indicating how, with further experiences of life, his
  talents would have developed.”

     + — =Lond. Times.= 4: 209. Je. 30, ‘05. 660w.

  “Each character, however lightly touched, is true, true to a hair,
  stepping forth from the page a rounded, breathing figure. It is
  excellent in workmanship and large of vision.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 487. Jl. 22, ‘05. 590w.

  “Certainly it leaves one with a warmer personal feeling toward the
  author than did some of his earlier and abler books.”

       + =Outlook.= 80: 644. Jl. 8, ‘05. 110w.

  “Although not by any means the best of his books, shows no failure in
  power.”

       + =Sat. R.= 100: 251. Ag. 19, ‘05. 600w.

       + =Spec.= 95: 19. Jl. 1, ‘05. 750w.


=Given, Charles Stewart.= Fleece of gold. *35c. Meth. bk.

  Five lessons derived from Jason’s quest of the Golden fleece are the
  contents of this work added to the “Modern messages” series. They are
  The ruling element, The golden quality, The messenger of fate, The
  active hand, and Ethics of activity.


* =Gladden, Rev. Washington.= Christianity and socialism. *$1. Meth. bk.

  “The subjects of these lectures, which were delivered before the
  students of the Drew theological seminary, are as follows: The Sermon
  on the Mount as a basis of social reconstruction, labor wars, the
  programme of socialism, and lights and shadows of municipal reform.
  Dr. Gladden’s attitude on most of these topics has been made known in
  earlier works. It has been his endeavor ... to bring Christianity and
  socialism into ‘more intelligible and more friendly relations.’”—R. of
  Rs.

  * “His volume may be characterized in a word as one of wise counsels.”

     + + =Outlook.= 81: 680. N. 18, ‘05. 130w.

 *     + =R. of Rs.= 32: 752. D. ‘05. 120w.


=Gladden, Washington.= Where does the sky begin? **$1.25. Houghton.

  Twenty sermons by the present moderator of the national council of
  Congregational churches. “They are concerned with the difficulties and
  needs of the religious life of the individual, rather than with the
  social problems to which Dr. Gladden hitherto has been more inclined.”
  (Ind.)

  “Those who are fortunate enough to read ‘Where does the sky begin?’
  will be convinced that he is a preacher of marked spirituality.”

     + + =Am. J. of Theol.= 9: 600. Jl. ‘05. 120w.

         =Atlan.= 95: 706. My. ‘05. 180w.

  “He treats large and serious themes in a large and serious way, with a
  simple, direct and grave diction.”

     + + =Bib. World.= 26: 154. Ag. ‘05. 100w.

  “They are good sermons from the points of view of easy style and
  sincere moral enthusiasm; but very saddening sermons from their feeble
  content of doctrine.”

       + =Cath. World.= 80: 547. Ja. ‘05. 200w.

  “The twenty sermons here published are earnest, original and
  thoughtful, with forceful religious appeal and in excellent literary
  style.”

     + + =Ind.= 58: 500. Mr. 2, ‘05. 80w.


=Gladys, Evelyn, pseud.= Thoughts of a fool. $1.50. Rosenthal.

  Twenty-six chapters “of virile iconoclasm ... of challenge to all the
  schools, with unfailing good humor to temper its plain speaking.” “A
  message to the inner life of man. In keen words the book endeavors to
  lay bare the heart and mind of the world. Satire, irony, and derision
  in all their forms are used to expose human nature to its own gaze.”
  (Bookm.)

  “A new writer of vigor and point.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 384. Mr. ‘05. 100w.


=Glasfurd, A. I. R.= Rifle and romance in the Indian jungle: being the
record of thirteen years of Indian jungle life. *$5. Lane.

  The author has aimed “to present an old, though still engrossing
  subject in what is perhaps a novel manner: to carry the reader into
  more direct contact with the surroundings of the Indian sportsman and
  naturalist, and, while avoiding as much as possible the recital of
  personal experience with its stereotyped accompaniments, to lead him
  into the jungle, with all its fascinating variety of scene and season,
  hill and plain, where in spirit he may make acquaintance or renew an
  intimacy with its shy denizens and their habits.” The illustrations
  are taken from photographs or from sketches by the author.

  “Has succeeded in preparing a most cunning and admirable blend of
  fact, romance, weird mystery and sound advice. Search where one will
  through this entertaining book, one happens always upon sound
  literature, fine descriptions, good natural history and lively
  adventure.”

   + + + =Acad.= 68: 632. Je. 17, ‘05. 890w.

  “As sound and readable a book of its class as we have seen for many a
  day. The book generally, though occasionally a little slack in its
  phrasing, may be commended to young sportsmen as a guide, and to old
  as recalling pleasant reminiscences.”

   + + — =Ath.= 1905, 2: 45. Jl. 8. 530w.

  Reviewed by H. E. Coblentz.

 *     + =Dial.= 39: 377. D. 1. ‘05. 290w.

  “That out of such materials Capt. Glasfurd has succeeded in composing
  so excellent a book is greatly to his credit.”

       + =Nation.= 81: 206. S. 7, ‘05. 840w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 399. Je. 17, ‘05. 260w.

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 527. Ag. 12, ‘05. 960w.

  “He is an observer and a naturalist, as well as a sportsman, and he
  imports at times into his narrative an air of mystery and of romance
  which adds greatly to the charm of his work.”

   + + + =Sat. R.= 99: 848. Je. 24, ‘05. 260w.


=Glover, T. R.= Studies in Virgil. $3. Longmans.

  “It falls naturally into four parts. The first is a chapter on the age
  and the man, and in it we are shown how Virgil, himself the child of a
  darker period, had a vision of a brighter day to come, and taught his
  countrymen to look forward hopefully to the age which was opening
  before them. The next consists of three chapters of literary studies:
  the first treats of the literary influences to which Virgil was
  subject, the second of his contemporaries, and the third about the
  growth of the myths about Aeneas. The third portion of the book deals,
  in three chapters, with the land and the nation, the three topics
  being Italy, Rome, and Augustus. The last part of the book is on
  Virgil’s interpretation of life, and here we have chapters on Dido,
  Aeneas, Hades, and Olympus, and a final summary.”—Nation.

  “In the long list of writings on Virgil and his poetry, Mr. Glover’s
  new book deserves a high place. The chapter about Dido is perhaps the
  best in the book, and certainly it is one of the most interesting and
  sensible essays on that famous episode of the Aeneid which we have
  ever read. The chapter on Aeneas is unconvincing, and almost a
  failure. Neither do we care much for the last chapter. But as a whole
  the book ought to be of great assistance to all who wish to get a true
  conception of the powers and the weaknesses of the greatest of the
  Roman poets.”

   + + — =Nation.= 80: 160. F. 23, ‘05. 760w.

         =Spec.= 94: 367. Mr. 11, ‘05. 1220w.


=Glyn, Elinor.= Vicissitudes of Evangeline. †$1.50. Harper.

  The autobiography of a distracting and unconventional red-haired girl.
  She is the granddaughter of an earl, but her grand parents “forgot to
  marry,” and she is brought up by a rich old lady who leaves her to the
  bachelor heir as a part of his estate. Then come the vicissitudes.
  There are many characters, a handsome guardsman, a Scotch family, a
  lovely selfish married woman, and many others. The story is cleverly
  told and ends happily.

       + =Acad.= 68: 241. Mr. 11, ‘05. 360w.

     — + =Ath.= 1905, 1: 395. Ap. 1. 420w.

  “It has the whipped-cream consistency of its predecessors. It is
  mildly amusing.” William Morton Payne.

       + =Dial.= 38: 389. Je. 1, ‘05. 110w.

  “This Evangeline, though not without the serene egotism of lovely
  youth, is mighty good company. The men are not half bad, and the book
  is full of cleverness.”

       + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 156. Mr. 11, ‘05. 690w.

     + — =Outlook.= 79: 762. Mr. 25, ‘05. 40w.

         =Pub. Opin.= 38: 943. Je. 17, ‘05. 190w.

  “The intention of the book seems to be to present a ‘naughty’ heroine.
  Evangeline is ‘not nice’.”

       — =Reader.= 6: 476. S. ‘05. 220w.

  “The story is witty, fluent, and amusing.”

       + =R. of Rs.= 31: 758. Je. ‘05. 60w.


=Gocher, W. H.= Wadsworth; or, The charter oak. $2. W: H: Gocher,
Hartford, Conn.

  “It purports to give all that is ascertainable relating to the hiding
  of the colonial charter, in 1687, in the famous oak tree at
  Hartford,—an incident of which Captain Joseph Wadsworth, according to
  doubtful tradition, was the hero. Wadsworth himself, is made to tell
  the story of the charter and its hiding, in language that is
  undisguisedly hodiernal, and with many interpolations of matter
  remotely or not at all connected with the main theme. The chapters on
  the Royal oak, on Cromwell, and on the regicides, are of this
  irrelevant nature. The wording, and still more the spelling, of Joseph
  Wadsworth’s will, which is printed in full, are so strikingly in
  contrast with the modernity of his supposed narrative, that not the
  faintest touch of illusion can cling to the latter. Mr. Gocher’s work
  is lavishly illustrated from old prints, old portraits, and modern
  photographs, and is provided with numerous footnotes bearing evidence
  of painstaking research.”—Dial.

  “A mingling of fiction and somewhat delusive fact gives the text ... a
  doubtful historic value.”

     + — =Am. Hist. R.= 10: 720. Ap. ‘05. 50w.

  “Mr. Gocher has shown commendable antiquarian zeal in prosecuting his
  researches; yet his readers will probably wish he had not chosen to
  weave fact and fiction into the same web in a book that professes to
  be history rather than a novel.”

     + — =Dial.= 38: 130. F. 16, ‘05. 410w.

  “A book showing long and careful historical research, this volume will
  add much to the lore of the Connecticut colony, for the author treats
  of the story of the regicides, of the New Haven and other colonies,
  and includes interesting memoirs of Roger Ludlow, John Hooker, John
  Winthrop, and others who worked so effectively for the establishment
  of the first pure democracy in the New World.”

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 32. Ja. 14, ‘05. 1690w.


=Goddard, Pliny Earle.= Morphology of the Hupa language. $3.50. Univ. of
Cal. press.

  Volume III. of the “American archæology and ethnology” series issued
  by the University of California. An extended examination of the Hupa
  language in which the various words and forms have been studied,
  analyzed and assembled into classes “that an adequate conception of
  the language as a whole might be obtained.”


=Goff, Clarissa (Mrs. Robert Goff).= Florence and some Tuscan cities.
*$6. Macmillan.

  “‘The purpose of Colonel and Mrs. Goff in this handsome volume is to
  describe the most characteristic monuments of Tuscany and to introduce
  into the account, legends and stories which are not always within
  reach of the traveler.... On a basis of historical narrative ... Mrs.
  Goff has given her readers a vivid picture of a city with a passion
  for politics, a passion for war, and a passion for art. Large
  attention is given to the churches of Florence.... The volume is
  richly illustrated in colors by Colonel Goff and issued with a
  decorative cover.”—Outlook.

  “To this charming series of pictures Mrs. Goff has provided an
  agreeable and easily-written commentary. Too easily written, we fear,
  to be quite exact in all its information. Mrs. Goff is at her best
  when she leaves the town for the country, and when she turns from
  history to describing the life of the Tuscan people of to-day, their
  festivals, quaint observances and ancient superstitions. The last
  chapter of the book is devoted entirely to such subjects, and it is
  one of the most enjoyable.”

   + + — =Acad.= 68: 235. Mr. 11, ‘05. 430w.

  “Mrs. Goff is an excellent guide round Florence, and supplies just the
  right sort of gossipy commentary for a book of this sort.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 312. S. 2. 120w.

         =Ind.= 58: 1069. My. 11, ‘05. 130w.

  “Altogether the book is a charming one, likely to be of real value to
  the traveller, as well as a pleasing memento of some of the fairest
  scenes in Italy.”

     + + =Int. Studio.= 25: 273. My. ‘05. 520w.

  “The book seems the most satisfactory of the series.”

     + + =Nation.= 80: 381. My. 11, ‘05. 410w.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 166. Mr. 18, ‘05. 960w.

     + + =Outlook.= 79: 856. Ap. 1, ‘05. 140w.

  “Mrs. Goff’s text is the pleasantest reading. Her touch is light, her
  knowledge wide, her style entirely natural, her sympathy and insight
  vivid and kindly. Slips in the book are more numerous than they should
  be.”

   + + — =Sat. R.= 99: 777. Je. 10, ‘05. 1030w.

  “The letterpress is written by Mrs. Goff, and contains much
  disconnected information. It is not quite safe to assume that it is
  all accurate.”

     + — =Spec.= 95: 261. Ag. 19, ‘05. 120w.


=Goldenberg, Samuel L.= Lace; its origin and history. *$1.50.
Brentano’s.

  The different kinds of lace are arranged alphabetically, with
  particulars as to their characteristics, their various subdivisions,
  and the manner in which they are made. The illustrations are
  especially clear and useful for purposes of lace study. The book
  contains much valuable information on machine-made laces, with
  diagrams and explanations of the lace and embroidery machines now in
  use. It tells also of the nets made for the foundations of certain
  kinds of lace. The opening article treats of the origin and history of
  lace.

  “The book is well adapted for its purpose, the enlightenment of ‘the
  busy man of affairs,’ but it is evident our author is hampered by
  having to express his meaning in English, and sometimes fails to
  convey what he intends.”

     + — =Nation.= 80: 158. F. 23, ‘05. 330w.


=Goldring, W.= Book of the lily. *$1. Lane.

  “The author gives a clear general statement in regard to the
  cultivable species, hybrids, and varieties, and illustrates the handy
  treatise by exquisite pictures of a few of the best kinds and their
  most artistic setting.”—Nation.

  “It is written for those who delight in flowers and who love their
  gardens rather than for the connoisseur.”

     + + =Ath.= 1905, 2: 85. Jl. 15. 500w.

     + + =Nation.= 80: 290. Ap. 13, ‘05. 160w.

  “The introductory chapter on the geography and history of the lily is
  particularly interesting, as well as the treatise upon diseases and
  insect pests—that closes the book.” Mabel Osgood Wright.

     + + =N. Y. Times.= 10: 369. Je. 10. ‘05.