5 DECEMBER 1885, Page 22

Famous Cares and Catacombs. Described and Illustrated. By W. H.

Davenport Adams. (Nelson and Sons.) —Mr. Adams describes the caves of Egypt and India, the cave of Trophonins, the catacombs of Rome (which naturally occupy a considerable portion of the book), and other less famous excavations or natural caverns. The volume is furnished with illustrations, and fulfils its object sufficiently well.