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Now Enrrions.—Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard H. Dana,

Jun. (Macmillan and Co. 8s. 6d. net.)—This book, first pub- lished just seventy-one years ago, now appears with a brief introduction by Sir Wilfred, Grenfell—not without a lamentation over the disappearance of the sailing vessel—and illustrations by Charles Pears.—Lorna-Doone, by ,Richard Blackmore, illustrated by Gordon Browne. (W. and R. Chambers. 10s. 6d. net.)—A worthy presentment of the great novel, the illustrations in colour and in black and white, numbering some sixty in all, materially helping to make it so.—The Archdeacon's Family, by Maude Egerten King (Fifield and Co., 3s. 6d. net), and, by the same author and publishers, Christian's Wife. 2s. net.--Round About a Brighton Coach Office.—The Brig of Ayr, and Some- thing of its Story, by James A. Morris (Stephen and Pollok, Ayr). —Dr. Liddon, by G. W. E. Russell (A. R. Mowbray and Co., 1s.), previously published, we think, in the series of "Leaders of the Church "; the preface, we see, bears date 1905.—The Three • Midshipmen, by W. H. G. Kingston (Blackie and Son. 2s.) —On the Irrawaddy, by G. A. Henty (same publishers, 3s. 6d.), "a tale .of the Burmese War."