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Ancient Persia And Iranian Civilization. By Professor...

(Kegan Paul. 12s. 6d.) —So far as may be, this volume brings into comprehensive synthesis all recent theories and findings that relate to Ancient Persia, but, as its author......

The Herring And The Herring Fisheries. By J. Travis Jenkins.

(P. S. King. 12s.)—The most surprising thing about this book is that it was not written years ago. We have had statistics about the herring fisheries, statistics galore,......

The Homeland Of English Authors. By Ernest H. Rann....

7s. 6d.)—If this little book has any merit, it is because of its attempt to include within one cover matter which can be found elsewhere within many. The word " Homeland,"......

The Rural Industries Of • England And Wales.—iii....

AND RURAL POTTERIES. By Helen E. • FitzRandolph and M. Doriel Hay. (Clarendon Press. 5s.)—Two ladies, working on behalf of the Agricultural-Economics Research Institute at......

Prehistoric Man. By Keith Henderson. Illustrated. (chatto...

6d.)—This is the first of a series of handbooks which is intended to explain what is newest in modern Science and Art, and which shall at the same time be written in simple......

The Migration Of British Capital To 1875. By Leland Hamilton

Jenks. (A. A. Knopf. 18s.)—Vnder a somewhat forbidding title, Mr. Jenks, a young American economist, has written an intensely interesting book on the • development of British......

Old English Mills And Inns. By R. Thurston Hopkins. (cecil

Palmer. 12s. 6d.)—It is high time we did have an authoritative book on the old windmills and water- wheels of England, for it may not be long, unhappily, before the oldest and,......

Current Literature

SPRING FLOWERS OF THE WILD. By Edward Step, F.L.S. (Jarrolds. 5s.)—Hitherto most books about wild flowers have been arranged alphabetically, Black Medick following Bitter Vetch,......