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We have received the second volume of Auction Prices of

Books, Edited by Luther S. Livingston (Elliot Stock. In 4 vols., £8 8s. the set.)—The first was noticed in the Spectator of June 24th. We may remind our readers that this is a record of all the notable sales in the English and American "Book Prices Current" from the commencement of these series up to 1904, together with selections from earlier sale catalogues. The present volume includes from Dickens (Charles) to La Peyrere. —Another volume in continuation is the second of The History of Cumberland, Edited by James Wilson, M.A., iu the series of the "Victoria History of the Counties of England" (A.. Constable and Co., 41 lls. 6d.)