12 MARCH 1904, Page 25

Translation of the Septuagint. By Charles Thomson. Edited by S.

F. Pelle. 2 vols. (Skeffington and Son. 12s. net.)—In 1808 Mr. Charles Thomson, who had been Secretary to the United States Congress, published this translation from the Septuagint. A copy of the work was found at a second-hand bookshop in London (the same so much frequented by Mr. Gladstone), and has been here republished in facsimile.