27 JUNE 1896, Page 12

French, and was produced about the middle of the twelfth

century, though that now existing is Flemish, and is about a century later in date. (We presume " eleventh " on page xv. is a kspsus calami for "twelfth," to agree with the " French parent" who flourished somewhere between 1150 and 1170.) These and other matters are dealt with in an interesting fashion in the in troduction, and, when occasion offers, in the notes. The version used is substantially that put forth by " Felix Summerby," the pseudonym of Mr. Henry Cole. The illustrations are good.