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CONTENTS

PAG.

FORTHCOMING BOOKS, . 2

POETRY, . .10

BELLES LETTRES, . . . . .II

ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ..... 13

HISTORY, . . . .14

BIOGRAPHY, . 1 6

TRAVEL, ADVENTURE AND TOPOGRAPHY, . . l8

GENERAL LITERATURE, .... 19

SCIENCE, . . Of' ' .21

PHILOSOPHY, ...... 22

THEOLOGY, ...... 3>

LEADERS OP RELIGION, .... 24

FICTION, .... .25

BOOKS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, .... 34

THE PEACOCK LIBRARY, . -36

UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERIES, ... 35

SOCIAL QUESTIONS OF TO-DAY, ... 36

CLASSICAL TRANSLATIONS, .... 37

EDUCATIONAL BOOKS, 3^



NOVEMBER 1897



NOVEMBER 1897.

MESSRS. METHUEN'S

ANNOUNCEMENTS



Poetry



SHAKESPEARE'S POEMS. Edited, with an Introduction and
Notes, by GEORGE WYNDHAM, M. P. Crown &vo. Buckram. 6s.

This is a volume of the sonnets and lesser poems of Shakespeare, and is prefaced
with an elaborate Introduction by Mr. Wyndham.

ENGLISH LYRICS. Selected and Edited by W. E. HENLEY.
Crown &vo. Buckram. 6s.

Also 15 copies on Japanese paper. Demy 8vo. 2, 2s. net.
Few announcements will be more welcome to lovers of English verse than the one
that Mr. Henley is bringing together into one book the finest lyric?, in our
language.

NURSERY RHYMES. With many Coloured Pictures. By
F. D. BEDFORD. Small 4/0. 5*.

This book has many beautiful designs in colour to illustrate the old rhymes.

THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER. A Translation by J. G.
CORDERY. Crown 8vo. JS. 6d.

Travel and Adventure

BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA. By Sir H. H. JOHNSTON,
K.C.B. With nearly Two Hundred Illustrations, and Six Maps.
Crown 4/0. 305. net.

CONTENTS. {i) The History of Nyasaland and British Central Africa generally.
fa) A detailed description of the races and languages of British Central Africa.
(3) Chapters on the European settlers and missionaries ; the Fauna, the Flora,
minerals, and scenery. (4) A chapter on the prospects of the country.

WITH THE GREEKS IN THESSALY. By W. KINNAIRD
ROSE, Reuter's Correspondent. With Plans and 23 Illustrations.
Crown 8vo. 6s.

A history of the operations in Thessaly by one whose brilliant despatches from the
seat of war attracted universal attention.

THE BENIN MASSACRE. By CAPTAIN BOISRAGON.

With Portrait and Map. Crown &vo. 3*. 6J.

This volume is written by one of the two survivors who escaped the terrible
massacre in Benin at the beginning of this year. The author relates in detail his
adventures and his extraordinary escape, and adds a description of the country
and of the events which led up to the outbreak.



MESSRS. METHUEN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS 3

FROM TONKIN TO INDIA. By PRINCE HENRI OF
ORLEANS. Translated by HAMLEY BENT, M.A. With 80 Illus-
trations and a Map. Crown 4/0. 2$s.

The travels of Prince Henri in 1895 from China to the valley of the Bramaputra
covered a distance of 2100 miles, of whith 1600 was through absolutely unexplored
country. No fewer than seventeen ranges of mountains were crossed at altitudes
of from 1 1,000 to 1 3,000 feet. The journey was made memorable by the discovery
of the sources of the Irrawaddy. To the physical difficulties of the journey were
added dangers from the attacks of savage tribes. The book deals with many of
the burning political problems of the East, and it will be found a most important
contribution to the literature of adventure and discovery.



THREE YEARS IN SAVAGE AFRICA. By LIONEL DECLE.
With an Introduction by H. M. STANLEY, M.P. With 100 Illus-
trations and 5 Maps. Demy%vo. 2ls.

Few Europeans have had the same opportunity of studying the barbarous parts of
Africa as Mr. Decle. Starting from the Cape, he visited in succession Bechuana-
land, the Zambesi, Matabeleland and Mashonaland, the Portuguese settlement on
the Zambesi, Nyasaland, Ujiji, the headquarters of the Arabs, German East
Africa, Uganda (where he saw fighting in company with the late Major ' Roddy '
Owen), and British East Africa. In his book he relates his experiences, his
minute observations of native habits and customs, and his views as to the work
done in Africa by the various European Governments, whose operations he was
able to study. The whole journey extended over 7000 miles, and occupied
exactly three years.



WITH THE MOUNTED INFANTRY IN MASHONA-
LAND. By Lieut. -Colonel ALDERSON. With numerous Illustra-
tions and Plans. Demy &vo. 121. 6d.

This is an account of the military operations in Mashonaland by the officer who
commanded the troops in that district during the late rebellion. Besides its
interest as a story of warfare, it will have a peculiar value as an account of the
services of mounted infantry by one of the chief authorities on the subject.



THE HILL OF THE GRACES: OR, THE GREAT STONE
TEMPLES OF TRIPOLI. By H. S. COWPER, F.S.A. With Maps,
Plans, and 75 Illustrations. Demy 8ro. los. 6d.

A record of two journeys through Tripoli in 1895 and 1896. The book treats of a
remarkable series of megalithic temples which have hitherto been uninvestigated,
and contains a large amount of new geographical and archaeological matter.



ADVENTURE AND EXPLORATION IN AFRICA. By

Captain A. ST. H. GIBBONS, F.R.G.S. With Illustrations by
C. WHYMPER, and Maps. Demy 8vo. 2is.

This is an account of travel and adventure among the Marotse and contiguous tribes,
with a description of their customs, characteristics, and history, together with the
author's experiences in hunting big game. The illustrations are by Mr. Charles
Whymper, and from photographs. There is a map by the author of the hitherto
unexplored regions lying between the Zambezi and Kafukwi rivers and from 18
to 15* S. lat.



4 MESSRS. METHUEN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
History and Biography

A HISTORY OF EGYPT, FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO
THE PRESENT DAY. Edited by W. M. FLINDERS PETRIE, D.C. L.,
LL. D., Professor of Egyptology at University College. Fully Illus-
trated. In Six Volumes. Crown 8vo. 6s. each.
VOL. V. ROMAN EGYPT. By J. G. MII.NE.

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
By EDWARD GIBBON. A New Edition, edited with Notes,
Appendices, and Maps by J. B. BURY, M.A., Fellow of Trinity
College, Dublin. In Seven Volumes. Demy 8z>0, gilt top. 8s. Gd.
each. Crown 8v0. 6s. each. Vol. IV.

THE LETTERS OF VICTOR HUGO. Translated from the
French by F. CLARKE, M.A. In Two Volumes. Demy %vo.
IDS. 6d. each. Vol. II. 1835-72.

This is the second volume of one of the most interesting and important collection of
letters ever published in France. The correspondence dates from Victor Hugo's
boyhood to his death, and none of the letters have been published before.

A HISTORY OF THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY,
I %4S~9$- By C. H. GRINLING. With Maps and Illustrations.
Demy 8vo. los. 6J.

A record of Railway enterprise and development in Northern England, containing
much matter hitherto unpublished. It appeals both to the general reader and to
those specially interested in railway construction and management.

A HISTORY OF BRITISH COLONIAL POLICY. By
H. E. EGERTON, M.A. DemySvo. 12$. 6d.

This book deals with British Colonial policy historically from the beginnings of
English colonisation down to the present day. The subject has been treated by
itself, and it has thus been possible within a reasonable compass to deal wilh a
mass of authority which must otherwise be sought in the State papers. The
volume is divided into five parts: (i) The Period of Beginnings, 1497-1650;
(2) Trade Ascendancy, 1651-1830 ; (3) The Granting of Responsible Government,
1831-1860; (4) Laissez Alter, 1861-1885 ; (5) Greater Britain.

A HISTORY OF ANARCHISM. By E. V. ZENKER.

Translated from the German. Demy &vo. js. 6tf.

A critical study and history, as well as a powerful and trenchant criticism, of the
Anarchist movement in Europe. The book has aroused considerable attention
on the Continent.

THE LIFE OF ERNEST RENAN By MADAME DARMES-

TETER. With Portrait. Crown 8vo. 6s.
A biography of Renan by one of his most intimate friends.

A LIFE OF DONNE. By AUGUSTUS JESSOPP, D.D. With

Portrait. Crown 8vo. 3^. 6d.

This is a new volume of the ' Leaders of Religion ' series, from the learned and witty
pen of the Rector of Seaming, who has been able to embody the results of much
research.



MESSRS. METHUEN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS 5

OLD HARROW DAYS. By J. G. COTTON MINCHIX. Crown
8r<7. 5-y.

A volume of reminiscences which will be interesting to old Harrovians and to many
of the general public.



Theology



A PRIMER OF THE BIBLE. By Prof. W. H. BENNETT.

Crown 8v0. 2s. 6if.

This Primer sketches the history of the books which make up the Bible, in the light
of recent criticism. It gives an account of their character, origin, and composi-
tion, as far as possible in chronological order, with special reference to their
relations to one another, and to the history of Israel and the Church. The
formation of the Canon is illustrated by chapters on the Apocrypha (Old and
New Testament); and there is a brief notice of the history of the Bible since the
close of the Canon.

LIGHT AND LEAVEN : HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL SERMONS.
By the Rev. H. HENSLEY HENSON, M.A., Fellow of All Souls',
Incumbent of St. Mary's Hospital, Ilibrd. Crown 8v o. 6s.

pebotional <Smt0

THE CONFESSIONS OF ST. AUGUSTINE. Newly Trans-
lated, with an Introduction, by C. BIGG, D.D., late Student of
Christ Church. With a Frontispiece. iSwo. is. 6J.

This little book is the first volume of a new Devotional Series, printed in clear type,

and published at a very low price.
This volume contains the nine books of the ' Confessions ' which 'are suitable for

devotional purposes. The name of the Editor is a sufficient guarantee of the

excellence of the edition.

THE HOLY SACRIFICE. By F. WESTON, M.A., Curate of

St. Matthew's, Westminster. i8wo. is.
A small volume of devotions at the Holy Communion.



Naval and Military



A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR. By C. W. OMAN,

M. A., Fellow of All Souls', Oxford. Demy Sw. Illustrated, zis.

Vol. II. MEDIEVAL WARFARE.

Mr. Oman is engaged on a History of the Art of War, of which the above, though
covering the middle period from the fall of the Roman Empire to the general use
of gunpowder in Western Europe, is the first instalment. The first battle dealt
with will be Adrianople (578) and the last Navarette (1367). There will appear
later a volume dealing with the Art of War among the Ancients, and another
covering the isth, i_6tti, and i;th centuries.

The book will deal mainly with tactics and strategy, fortifications and siegecraft, but
subsidiary chapters will give some account of the development of arms and armour,
and of the various forms of military organization known to the Middle Ages.



6 MESSRS. METHUEN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY, FROM
EARLY TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY. By DAVID HANNAY.
Illustrated. 2 Vols. Demy 8vt>. "JS. 6</. each. Vol. I.
This book aims at giving an account not only of the fighting we have done at sea,
but of the growth of the service, of the part the Navy has played in the develop-
ment of the Empire, and of its inner life.

THE STORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY. By Lieut-Colonel
COOPER KING, of the Staff College, Camberley. Illustrated. Demy
Svo. 7*. 6d,

This volume aims at describing the nature of the different armies that have been
formed in Great Britain, and how from the early and feudal levies the present
'standing army came to be. The changes in tactics, uniform, and armament are
briefly touched upon, and the campaigns in which the army has shared have
been so far followed as to explain the part played by British regiments in them.



General Literature



THE OLD ENGLISH HOME. By S. BARING-GOULD.

With numerous Plans and Illustrations. Crown S?jo. 75. 6d,
This book, like Mr. Baring-Gould's well-known ' Old Country Life,' describes the
life and environment of an old English family.

OXFORD AND ITS COLLEGES. By J. WELLS, M.A.,
Fellow and Tutor of Wadham College. Illustrated by E. H. NEW.
Fcap. 8vo. 3-r. Leather. qs.

This is a guide chiefly historical to the Colleges of Oxford. It contains numerous
illustrations.

VOCES ACADEMIOE. By C. GRANT ROBERTSON, M.A.,
Fellow of All Souls', Oxford. With a Frontispiece, Fcap. Svo.
p.fxl.

This is a volume of light satirical dialogues and should be read by all who are inter-
ested in the life of Oxford.

A PRIMER OF WORDSWORTH. By LAURIE MAGNUS.

Crown Svo. 2s. 6d.

This volume is uniform with the Primers of Tennyson and Burns, and contains a
concise biography of the poet, a critical appreciation of his work in detail, and a
bibliography.

NEO-MALTHUSIANISM. By R. USSHER, M.A. Cr. Svo. 6s.

This book deals with a very delicate but most important matter, namely, the volun-
tary limitation of the family, and how such action affects morality, the individual,
and the nation.

PRIMAEVAL SCENES. By H. N. HUTCHINSON, B.A., F.G.S.,
Author of 'Extinct Monsters," 'Creatures of Other Days,' 'Pre-
historic Man and Beast,' etc. With numerous Illustrations drawn
by JOHN HASSALL and FRED. V. BURRIDGE. 4/0. 6s.

A set of twenty drawings, with short text to each, to illustrate the humorous aspects
of pre-historic times. They are carefully planned by the author so as to be
scientifically and archaeologically correct and at the same time amusing.



MESSRS. METHUEN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS 7

THE WALLYPUG IN LONDON. By G. E. FARROW,
Author of 'The Wallypug of Why.' With numerous Illustration;.
Crown Svo. $s. 6d.
An extravaganza for Children, written with great charm and vivacity.

RAILWAY NATIONALIZATION. By CLEMENT EDWARDS.
Crown Svo. 2s. f>d. [Social Questions Series.



Sport



SPORTING AND ATHLETIC RECORDS. By H. MORGAN

BROWNE. Crown Svo. \s. papir ; 2s. cloth.

This book gives, in a clear and complete form, accurate records of the best perform-
ances in all important branches of Sport. It is an attempt, never yet made, to
present all-important sporting records in a systematic way.

THE GOLFING PILGRIM. By HORACE G HUTCHINSON,

Crown Svo. 6s.

This book, by a famous golfer, contains the following sketches lightly and humorously
written : The Prologue The Pilgrim at the Shrine Mecca out of Season The
Pilgrim at Home The Pilgrim Abroad The Life of the Links A Tragedy by
the Way Scraps from the Scrip The Golfer in Art Early Pilgrims in the West
An Interesting Relic.

Educational

EVAGR1US. Edited by PROFESSOR LEON PARMENTIER of

Liege and M. BIDEZ of Gand. Demy Svo. fs. 6ct.

[Byzantine Texts.

THE ODES AND EPODES OF HORACE. Translated by
A. D. GODLEY, M.A., Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford.
Crown Svo. buckram. 2s.

ORNAMENTAL DESIGN FOR WOVEN FABRICS. By
C. STKPHENSON, of The Technical College, Bradford, and
F. SUDDARDS, of The Yorkshire College, Leeds. With 65 full-page
plates, and numerous designs and diagrams in the text. Demy Svo.
Js. &/.

The aim of this book is to supply, in a systematic and practical form, information on
the subject of Decorative Design as applied to Woven Fabrics, and is primarily
intended to meet the requirements of students in Textile and Art Schools, or of
designers actively engaged in the weaving industry. Its wealth of illustration is
a marked feature of the book.

ESSENTIALS OF COMMERCIAL EDUCATION. By

E. E. WHITFIELD, M.A. Crown Svo. is. 6d.

A guide to Commercial Education and Examinations.



8 MESSRS. METHUEN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
PASSAGES FOR UNSEEN TRANSLATION. By E. C.

MARCH ANT, M.A., Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge; and A. M.
COOK, M.A., late Scholar of Wadham College, Oxford: Assistant
Masters at St. Paul's School. Crown &ve. 35. 6d.

This book contains Two Hundred Latin and Two Hundred Greek Passages, and
has been very carefully compiled to meet the wants of V. and VI. Form Boys at
Public Schools. It is also well adapted for the use of Honour men at the
Universities.

EXERCISES IN LATIN ACCIDENCE. By S. E. WIN-

BOLT, Assistant Master in Christ's Hospital. Crown Szv. is. 6d.
An elementary book adapted for Lower Forms to accompany the shorter Latin primer

NOTES ON GREEK AND LATIN SYNTAX. By G.
BUCKLAND GREEN, M.A., Assistant Master at the Edinburgh
Academy, late Fellow of St. John's College, Oxon. Cr. 8vo. 3*. 6</.

Notes and explanations on the chief difficulties of Greek and Latin Syntax, with
numerous passages for exercise.

A DIGEST OF DEDUCTIVE LOGIC. By JOHNSON
BARKER, B.A. Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

A short introduction to logic for students preparing for examinations.

TEST CARDS IN EUCLID AND ALGEBRA. By D. S.
CALDERWOOD, Headmaster of the Normal School, Edinburgh. In
a Packet of 40, with Answers, is.
A set of cards for advanced pupils in elementary schools.

HOW TO MAKE A DRESS. By J. A. E. WOOD. Illustrated.
Crown 8vo. is. 6d.

A text-book for students preparing for the City and Guilds examination, based on
the syllabus. The diagrams are numerous.



Fiction

LOCHINVAR. By S. R. CROCKETT, Author of 'The Raiders,'
etc. Illustrated by FRANK RICHARDS. Crown Svo. 6s.

BYEWAYS. By ROBERT HICHENS. Author of ' Flames,' etc.
Crown Sz'O. 6s.

THE MUTABLE MANY. By ROBERT BARR, Author of ' In
the Midst of Alarms,' ' A Woman Intervenes,' etc. Crown 8vo. 6s.

THE LADY'S WALK. By Mrs. OLIPHANT. Crown %vo. 6s.

A new book by this lamented author, somewhat in the style of her ' Beleagured City.'



MESSRS. METHUEN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS 9

TRAITS AND CONFIDENCES. By The Hon. EMILY LAW-
LESS, Author of ' Hurrish,' ' Maelcho,' etc. Crown Svo. 6s.

BLADYS. By S. BARING GOULD, Author of 'The Broom
Squire,' etc. Illustrated by F. H. TOWNSEND. Crown Svo. 6s.
A Romance of the last century.

THE POMP OF THE LAVILETTES. By GILBERT PARKER,

Author of ' The Seats of the Mighty,' etc. Crown Svo. $s. 6d.

A DAUGHTER OF STRIFE. By JANE HELEN FINDLATER,

Author of ' The Green Graves of Balgowrie.' Crown Svo. 6s.
A story of 1710.

OVER THE HILLS. By MARY FINDLATER. Crown Z-vo. 6s.

A novel by a sister of J. H. Findlater, the author of ' The Green Graves of Balgowrie.'

A CREEL OF IRISH STORIES. By JANE BARLOW, Author

of ' Irish Idylls.' Crown Svo. 6s.

THE CLASH OF ARMS. By J. BLOUNDELLE BURTON,
Author of ' In the Day of Adversity.' Crown Svo. 6s.

A PASSIONATE PILGRIM. By PERCY WHITE, Author of
'Mr. Bailey- Martin. ' Crown Svo. 6s.

SECRETARY TO BAYNE, M.P. By W. PETT RIDGE.

Crown Svo. 6s.

THE BUILDERS. By J. S. FLETCHER, Author of 'When
Charles I. was King.' Crown Svo. 6s.

JOSIAH'S WIFE. By NORMA LORIMER. Crown Svo. 6s.

BY STROKE OF SWORD. By ANDREW BALFOUR. Illus-
trated by W. CUBITT COOKE. Crown Svo. 6s.
A romance of the time of Elizabeth

THE SINGER OF MARLY. By I. HOOPER. Illustrated
by W. CUBITT COOKE. Crown Svo. 6s.

A romance of adventure.

KIRKHAM'S FIND. By MARY GAUNT, Author of 'The

Moving Finger. ' Crown Svo. 6s.

THE FALL OF THE SPARROW. By M. C. BALFOUR.

Crown Svo. 6s.

SCOTTISH BORDER LIFE. By JAMES C. DIBDIN. Crown

Svs. 3*. 6d.

A 2



A LIST OF

MESSRS. METHUEN'S

PUBLICATIONS



Poetry

RUDYAED KIPLING'S NEW POEMS

Rudyard Kipling. THE SEVEN SEAS. By RUDYARD

KIPLING. Third Edition. Crown 8vo. Buckram, gilt top. 6s.

' The new poems of Mr. Rudyard Kipling have all the spirit and swing of their pre-
decessors. Patriotism is the solid concrete foundation on which Mr. Kipling has
built the whole of his work.' Times.

' Full of passionate patriotism and the Imperial spirit.' Yorkshire Post.

' The Empire has found a singer ; it is no depreciation of the songs to say that states-
men may have, one way or other, to take account of them." Manchester
Guardian.

' Animated through and through with indubitable genius.' Daily Telegraph.

' Packed with inspiration, with humour, with pathos.' Daily Chronicle.

'All the pride of empire, all the intoxication of power, all the ardour, the energy,
the masterful strength and the wonderful endurance and death-scorning pluck
which are the very bone and fibre and marrow of the British character are here.'
Daily Mail.

Rudyard Kipling. BARRACK- ROOM BALLADS; And

Other Verses. By RUDYARD KIPLING. Twelfth Edition. Crown
8vo. 6s.

' Mr. Kipling's verse is strong, vivid, full of character. . . . Unmistakable genius
rings in every line.' Times.

The ballads teem with imagination, they palpitate with emotion. We read them
with laughter and tears ; the metres throb in our pulses, the cunningly ordered
words tingle with life ; and if this be not poetry, what is?' Pall Mall Gazette.

Q." POEMS AND BALLADS. By "Q.," Author of c Green

Bays,' etc. Crown 8vo. Buckram. "$$. 6d.

'This work has just the faint, ineffable touch and glow that make poetry ' Q.' has
the true romantic spirit. ' Speaker.

11 Q." GREEN BAYS : Verses and Parodies. By " Q.," Author

of Dead Man's Rock,' etc. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. ^s.6d.
1 The verses display a rare and versatile gift of parody, great command of metre, and
a very pretty turn of humour.' Times.

E. Mackay. A SONG OF THE SEA. By ERIC MACKAY,
Author of 'The Love Letters of a Violinist.' Second Edition.
Fcap. 8vo. $s.

' Everywhere Mr. Mackay displays himself the master of a style irarked by all the
characteristics of the best rhetoric. He has a keen sense of rhythm and of general
balance ; his verse is excellently sonorous.' Globe.



MESSRS METHUEN'S LIST n

Ibsen. BRAND. A Drama by HENRIK IBSEN. Translated by
WILLIAM WILSON. Second Edition. Crown %vo. ^s.6d,

'The greatest world-poem of the nineteenth century next to "Faust." It is in
the same set with "Agamemnon," with "Lear," with the literature that we now
instinctively regard as high and holy.' Daily Chronicle.

"A.G." VERSES TO ORDER. By "A. G." Cr. Svo. 2s.6<t.
net.

A small volume_ of verse by a writer whose initials are well known to Oxford men.
' A capital specimen of light academic poetry. These verses are very bright and
engaging, easy and sufficiently witty. St. James's Gazette.

Belles Lettres, Anthologies, etc.

R.L.Stevenson. VAILIMA LETTERS. By ROBERT Louis
STEVENSON. With an Etched Portrait by WILLIAM STRANG, and
other Illustrations. Second Edition. Crown Svo. Buckram. Js. 6d.

' Few publications have in our time been more eagerly awaited than these " Vailima
Letters," giving tlie first fruits of the correspondence of Robert Louis Stevenson.
But, high as the tide of expectation has run, no reader can possibly be disappointed
in the result.' .5V. James's Gazette.

Henley and Whibley. A BOOK OF ENGLISH PROSE.
Collected by W. E. HENLEY and CHARLES WHIBLEY. CrownZvo. 6s.

'A unique volume of extracts an art gallery of early prose.' Birmingham Post.
' An admirable companion to Mr. Henley's " Lyra Heroica."' Saturday Review.
'Quite delightful. A greater treat for those not well acquainted with pre- Restoration
prose could not be imagined. ' A thenteum.

H. 0. Beeching. LYRA SACRA : An Anthology of Sacred Verse.
Edited by H. C. BEECHING, M.A. Crown 8vo. Buckram. 6s.
' A charming selection, which maintains a lofty standard of excellence.' Times.

"Q." THE GOLDEN POMP : A Procession of English Lyrics
from Surrey to Shirley, arranged by A. T. QuiLLER COUCH. Crown
8:>o. Buckram. 6s.
' A delightful volume : a really golden "Pomp." ' Spectator.

W. B. Yeats. AN ANTHOLOGY OF IRISH VERSE.

Edited by W. B. YEATS. Crown %vo. 3*. 6d.
1 An attractive and catholic selection.' Times.

G. W. Steevens. MONOLOGUES OF THE DEAD. By

G. W. STEEVENS. Foolscap %vo. 3*. 6d.

A series of Soliloquies in which famous men of antiquity Julius Caesar, Nero.
Alcibiades, etc., attempt to express themselves in the modes of thought ana
language of to-day.

The effect is sometimes splendid, sometimes bi/arrc. but always amazingly clever
Pall Malt Gazette.



12 MESSRS. METHUEN'S LIST

Victor Hugo. THE LETTERS OF VICTOR HUGO.
Translate d from the French by F. CLARKE, M.A. In Two Volumes.
Demy &vo. 1OJ. 6d. each. Vol. I. 1815-35.




etters aout s eary oos an pays.

' A charming and vivid picture of a man whose egotism never marred his natu
kindness, and whose vanity did not impair his greatness.' Standard.



0. H. Pearson. ESSAYS AND CRITICAL REVIEWS. By
C. H. PEARSON, M.A., Author of 'National Life and Character.'
Edited, with a Biographical Sketch, by H. A. STRONG, M.A.,
LL.D. With a Portrait. Demy Svo. lOs. 6d.

' Remarkable for careful handling, breadth of view, and knowledge.' Scotsman.

'Charming essays.' Spectator.

W. M. Dixon. A PRIMER OF TENNYSON. By W. M.
DIXON, M.A., Professor of English Literature at Mason College.
Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d.

' Much sound and well-expressed criticism and acute literary judgments. The biblio
graphy is a boon.' Speaker.

W. A. Craigie. A PRIMER OF BURNS. By W. A. CRAiciii.

Crown &vo. 2s. f>d.
This book is planned on a method similar to the ' Primer of Tennyson.' It has also

a glossary.

' A valuable addition to the literature of the poet.' Times.


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