12 MARCH 1921, page 22

Some Books Of The Week.

Urartee in this column does not neeeemsrUy preclude subsequent review] The London Mercury for March is most entertaining. Dr. Ethel Smyth contributes a lively article on her......

Austria's Peace Offer, 1916-1917. Edited By G. De...

25s. net.)—When Count Czernin on April 2nd, 1918, said in a speech at Vienna that M. Clemenceau had invited him to begin peace negotiations, M. Clemenceau retorted publicly, "......

The Geographical Journal For March Prints General...

lecture on his adventurous march to the Caspian in 1918. Another interesting lecture is Mr. Frank Debenham's on " The Future of _Polar Exploration," emphasizing the need for the......

The History Of Normandy And Of England. By Sir Francis

Palgrave. Vols. III. and IV. (Cambridge University Press. 30s. net each.)—These are two further volumes of the collected historical works of Sir Francis Palgrave. His son, the......

A History Of Sea Power. By W. 0. Stevens And

A. Westoott. (Hodder and Stoughton for the G. H. Doran Co. 20s. net.)— This interesting and well-written sketch of naval history from the earliest times down to the end of the......

Sir Verney Lovett's Lucid And Dispassionate History Of...

Nationalist _Movement, which was reviewed at length in the Spectator of May 8th last, has reached a third edition (Murray, 12s. net). To this the author has added a supple-......

The Story Of The Horton (co. Of London) War Hospital

: Epsom. By Lieut. -Col. J. R. Lord, C.B.E., M.B. (Heinemann. 12s. 6d. net. ) An interesting account of the conversion of the big Horton Asylum into a military hospital. Colonel......

We Have Received The First Monthly Number Of Eastern Europe,

edited by Mr. Crawford Price (Rolls House Publishing Company, Is. 6d. net), which has taken the place of the Balkan Review and promises to serve a useful purpose in supplying......