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Mrs. W. K. Clifford brings out her “ Love another collection. The intention of the collection Letters of a Worldly Woman” this day—with is to supply a notice of every novel taken from the Edward Arnold.
reviews of the day. Generally these are laudatory;
sometimes they are the reverse. A pleasing Miss Mabel Robinson has gone to the same surprise is introduced by a novel system of spelling. publishers with her new book, "Hovenden, V.C.” We have “ar” for “are, “ wer” for “ were, Under the same name are new books by Clark “britly” for “ brightly,” and so forth ; the result Russell, Barry Gould, MacLaren Cobban, L. B. is that the critics' remarks appear absolutely fresh Walford, Mrs. Molesworth, W. E. Henley; not a
and new. bad list for a new house.
Mrs. Edmonds, whose “Greek Lays, Idylls, and Messrs. Longmans have in the press the auto- Legends” (Trübner and Co.) were favourably biography of an actress, not a great London actress, noticed some five years ago, has recently published but an obscure member of a country company-of
a new book, entitled “ Kolokotrones, Klepht and that class formerly called strolling actors. It is the
Warrior" (Fisher Unwin). The same publisher only book which gives the actual life of the modern has also recently issued " Amaryllis,” by the same strolling actor. The experiences and anecdotes are author, and a book of fairy tales. strictly true. The author calls herself “ Dorothy
Mr. A. R. Ropes has published, with Seeley Wallis," and Mr. Walter Besant, who is personally acquainted with her, will contribute a preface to the
and Co., a Selection from the Letters of Lady Mary work.
Wortley Montague, with an introduction,
“ Cora Langton,” the author of “Jock and his The author of “John Westacott” has com
Friends," has written another children's book, pleted a three-volume novel, dealing with English
“A Parliament of Pickles.” It is a funny, characters, the scene being laid partly in the
natural, and pathetic story. west country and on the Cornish coast, and some exciting scenes in a picturesque part of Bohemia. With regard to our announcement of Mr. Bertram The publication is delayed for the American Mitford's new novel “ Golden Face; A Tale of the edition. Amongst the publications in which this Wild West,” Trischler and Co., we learn that its writer's work has appeared during the present publication is postponed until the end of January year are Cornhill, the Times, Black and White, next. Spectator, Leisure Hour, Atheneum, the Author, Cassell's, &c.; and he is also
“ Brand," contributing
William Wilson's translation of
Ibsen's most powerful drama, has been published notes to some of the principal provincial dailies. His article upon St. David, which appeared in
by Methuen. It is not a play to be acted, but the the English Illustrated some three years since,
situations are splendid in their simplicity and the
central character is certainly as fine as anything under the title of “A Dead City,” has become the
that Ibsen has ever drawn. acknowledged guide to that quaint place, and in the programme of the meeting of the Royal Society of
Immediately will be published “When Town Antiquaries of Ireland at Killarney this year it
and Country Meet.” Longmans. Price 6s. By was especially recommended to the members for
Mrs. Alfred Baldwin. comparison with the pre-historic remains in West Kerry.
The Cassell Publishing Company, New York,
have bought the American rights of " Indian Idyls, The Duke of Argyll and his son, the Marquis of by an Idle Exile,'” originally published by Lorne, have joined the Company of Novelists, in Messrs. Thacker and Spink, Calcutta, and also of the series published by the Automatic Company, a one-volume novel by “ An Idle Exile," entitled,
“By a Himalayan Lake,” which ran as a serial in Mr. George Saintsbury has introduced the the "Pictorial World.” Essays of Edmund Scherer to the English public in translation, with a critical preface. (Sampson Messrs. Methuen, London, also have in the press Low & Co.)
“In Tent and Bungalow," another collection of
short stories by the author of “ Indian Idyls.” We have received " A Descriptive List of British Novels,” compiled by W. M. Griswold, and pub- Miss Peard's new Dutch novel, “ The Baroness," lished at Cambridge, Massachussetts. The number will be published simultaneously in London of novels noticed is 916, from No. 1,025 to No. 1,941. (Bentley) and New York (Harper) at the beginning What precedes No. 1,025 probably belongs to
of the year.
Among the new books of the month must be WHITE, EDWARD, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. Living included Mr. Henry Charles Moore's “Who was
Theology. With portrait. Preachers of the Age Series. She?” published by Dean and Son with the
Sampson Low. October books.
WILLIAMS, SIR MONIER, K.C.I.E. Brahminism and
Hinduism ; or, Religious Thought and Life in India. The title of Mr. Walter Besant's new novel,
Fourth edition, enlarged and improved. Murray. 185. about to run through Chamber's Journal, is “ The Ivory Gate.” It is the title of a novel by the late
History and Biography. Mortimer Collins, which was published in the year
ARMSTRONG, W. The Life and Work of Briton Rivière. 1866. Mr. Besant has been very kindly permitted Christmas number of the Art Journal. With numerous by Miss Mabel Collins to use the title for the new illustrations. Art Journal office, Ivy Lane, E.C. story.
BELFORD Bax, E. Selected Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer.
With a biographical introduction and sketch of his A Fourth Edition is ready of Sir Monier philosophy. George Bell. 5s. Williams' “ Brahminism and Hinduism.” (John
(John BELMORE, Earl of, G.C.M.G. The History of the Corry Murray.)
Family of Castlecoole. Longmans ; Thom, Dublin.
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