27 NOVEMBER 1886, Page 22

Days with Sir Roger de Corerley, illustrated by Hugh Thomson

(Macmillan), is a reprint of the famous papers, the spirit of which the artist has caught with success, though his pictures sometimes look too much like caricatures. "Sir Roger's Ancestor Invents a New Mode of Making Love" is an instance of what we mean. The "ancestor" is grotesque, and the lady looks at least forty.