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BOOKS FOR THE YOUNG AND FOR PRESENTS.
Uniform in size and price with this volume. AT SCHOOL WITH AN OLD DRAGOON. By Stephen
J. MacKenna. Crown 8vo. 58. With Six Illustrations.
"Consisting almost entirely of that he has still plenty of materials startling stories of military adven- at hand for pleasant tales, and has ture. Boys will find them suffi- iost none of his power in telling ciently exciting reading.”-Times. them well."- Standard.
“ These yarns give some very spi- “Full of adventure of the most rited and interesting descriptions of stirring kind."-Scotsman. soldiering in various parts of the “A book of genuine military adworld."-- Spectator.
ventures, written in such a manner “Mr. MacKenna's former work, as must captivate the hearts of all ‘Plucky Fellows,' is already a gene- who are fond of this kind of narraral favourite, and those who read the tive."-Brighton Gazette. stories of the Old Dragoon will find FANTASTIC STORIES. Translated from the German of
Richard Leander, by Paulina B. Granville. Crown 8vo. Eight full.page Illustrations, by M. E. Fraser
Tytler. Price 5s. “Short, quaint, and as they are which for some time has come under fitly called fantastic, they deal with
Singularly beautiful, all manner of subjects.”—Guardian. and perfectly enjoyable by young
“Fantastic'is certainly the right and old.”—Glasgow Herald. epithet to apply to some of these “A book of fancy tales and fairy strange tales. Examiner.
imaginings of a very attractive cha“One of the most delightful books racter.”– Brighton Gazette. STORIES IN PRECIOUS STONES. By Helen Zim
mern. With Six Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 5s. “A pretty little book which fanci- “A series of pretty tales which ful young persons will appreciate, are half fantastic, half natural, and and which will remind its readers of pleasantly quaint, as befits stories many a legend, and many an ima- intended for the young.”- Daily ginary virtue attached to the gems Telegraph. they are so fond of wearing.”—Post. THE GREAT DUTCH ADMIRALS. By Jacob de
Liefde. Crown 8vo. Illustrated. Price 5s. “A really good book."-Standard. “Thoroughly interesting and in
“May be recommended as a whole- spiriting."- Public Opinion.. some present for boys. They will “A really excellent book."-Specfind in it numerous tales of adven- tator. ture."- Athenæum.