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New editions of two excellent books of adventure may be

mentioned together. These are, The Mystery of the Island : a 'Tale of Bush and Pampas, Wreck and Treasure Trove, by 'Henry Kingsley (Gibbinga and Co.) ; and Life and Adventures of I. G. Jebb. with Introduction by Rider Haggard (W. Blackwood and Zone).