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Crime And Punishment

THESE two books, both dealing with the treatment of law-breakers, are' complementary. Mr. Page is mainly concerned with the sentences imposed on convicted offenders and Mr.......

Eighteenth-century Architecture

The Age of Adam. By James Lees-Milne. (Batsford. 21s.) EVEN in architectural circles the term " Adam " means little more than a particular phase of eighteenth-century decoration......

Dogs And Men

Dog. By Sir William Beach Thomas. The Way of a (Michael Joseph. 7s. 6d.) SIR WILLIAM BEACH THOMAS has written a charming book about the ways of dogs and their companionship with......