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* AMERICAN NOTES ON Book COLLECTING' begins in the senge, disappointing. We want further descriptions of February number of the Journal of the Ex-Libris Society. the spots visited, while the illustrations are only enough 4.8 yet there are few American collectors and no dealers. to give, and not to satisfy an appetite. Stray Leaves Signs are not wanting, however, that this state of affairs from a Whaleman's Log’ depicts some "hair-breadth will be altered. The editor deals with Mr. John Viny. 'scapes" and some serious disasters in the chase. The comb under . Modern Book-plate Designers. Among pictures are, indeed, very striking, and the letter- plates of Vinycomb's execution which are reproduced is press is not less stimulating. * An Art Impetus in that of Mr. Walter Besant. Designs from the recently Turkey' is rather startling to the general reader, edu- published works of Mr. Walter Hamilton and Mr. Egerton cated to believe in Turkish ignorance and prejudice. Castle are also reproduced, The Imperial Museum in Constantinople seems, however, to possess some genuine treasures.
Life in the Malay MR. J. M, COWPER, St. Mildred's, Canterbury, proPeninsula' is bright and interesting. The Autobio poses to issue to one hundred subscribers the second graphy of Salvini' is continued. -- From Venice to the series of 'Canterbury Marriage Licences,' 1619 to 1660. Gross-Venediger,' in Scribner's, is a pleasant account of The volume will, it is expected, extend to seven bundred travel among the Dolomites, and has some effective illus- and fifty to eight hundred pages, and will include about trations. Not legs attractive, in either pictorial or ten thousand entries. The work, which will be confined literary respecte, is 'From Spanish Light to Moorish to a hundred and eight copies, is ready for the press. Shadow.' "The Florentine Artist'has also some excel.
The Secretary of the Launceston Historical and lent designs. The Marquis de Chambrun sends some • Personal Recollections of Charles Sumner. Impres issued an appeal in aid of a fund of 1501. wbich it is
Scientific Society (Mr. Otho B. Peter, A.R.I.B.A.) has sions of a Decorator in Rome ’ is concluded. --Mr.
Saints- desired to raise in order to purchase, excavate, and fence bury contributes to Macmillan's an excellent paper on Landor, who, he holds, was," at his very best, and taken Launceston. Its ruin has for centuries been complete,
the site of the long-destroyed Augustinian Priory at in not too large quantities," the equal of all but the but some very interesting discoveries have been made greatest, perhaps of the greatest." "Mr, Cecil Smith depicts "The Ruins of Persepolis," and the Rev. Canon upon the site within the past few weeks. Atkinson_writes whimsically concerning his belief in ghosts.-In Temple Bar, 'A Chat with Dr. Nansen' gives a capital idea of the young Norwegian explorer
Notices to Correspondents. and enthusiast and bis surroundings. So interesting an account of 'The Campaign of Waterloo,' we should
We must call special attention to the following notices : like a separate reprint, with maps, &c. The opinion On all communications must be written the name and pronounced is, of course, wholly, condemnatory of address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but Grouchy. 'A Packet of Old Letters' gives some pleasing as a guarantee of good faith. reminiscences of the last century.-To the Genileman's
We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. Mr. George Whale sends 'Round the Town with Dr. Johnson'; Mr. D. Wynn Williams, Chalcis, and what
To secure insertion of communications correspondente we saw Therein.' Mr. W. Wheater's • Puritans and Play must observe the following rule. Let each note, query, Actors' gives an account of the establishment of the
or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the grubby little Leeds Theatre in Hunslet Lane, Cleansing signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to the Black River' describes the means for freeing the appear. Correspondents who repeat queries are requested Thames from the worst part of London sewage. The to head the second communication “Duplicate." English Illustrated has a portrait of Mr. John
Morley, J. LAWRENCE HAMILTON (“Ajax defying the Lightaccompanied by a life by Mr. H. W. Lucy. Oriental ning").-Homer, ' Odyssey,' iv. 510, &c.
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