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Page 5 - WINWOOD (70th thousand.) A Sketch of the Domestic History of an American Captain in the War of Independence, embracing events that occurred between and during the years 1763 and 1785 in New York and London. Illustrated by EWD Hamilton. AN ENEMY TO THE KING (70th thousand.) From the " Recently Discovered Memoirs of the Sieur de la Tournoire.
Page 414 - Vivid and picturesque in style, well conceived and full of action, the novel is absorbing from cover to cover." — Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Page 414 - A very fine novel we unhesitatingly pronounce it ... one of the books that stamp themselves at once upon the imagination and remain imbedded in the memory long after the covers are closed.
Page 418 - Boston Globe. The Golden Dog. A ROMANCE OF QUEBEC. By WILLIAM KIRBY. New authorized edition. Illustrated by JW Kennedy. Library 12in0, cloth decorative, 620 pages . . . $1.25 " A powerful romance of love, intrigue, and adventure in the time of Louis XV. and Mme. de Pompadour, when the French colonies were making their great struggle to retain for an ungrateful court the fairest jewels in the colonial diadem of France.
Page 418 - New York Herald. The Knight of King's Guard. A ROMANCE OF THE DAYS OF THE BLACK PRINCE. By EWAN MARTIN. Illustrated by Gilbert James. Library I2mo, cloth decorative, 300 pages . . . $1.50 An exceedingly well written romance, dealing with the romantic period chronicled so admirably by Froissart. The scene is laid at a border castle between England and Scotland, the city of London, and on the French battle-fields of Cressy and Poitiers. Edward the Third, Queen Philippa, the Black Prince, Bertrand du...
Page 417 - Library I2mo, cloth decorative, 300 pages . . . $1.25 An historical tale, dealing with the romantic period of Edward the Black Prince. The scene is laid for the most part in the sunny land of Spain, during the reign of Pedro the Cruel — the ally in war of the Black Prince. The well-told story records the adventures of two young English knight-errants, twin brothers, whose family motto gives the title to the book. The Spanish maid, the heroine of the romance, is a delightful characterization, and...
Page 414 - A story of modern life of great charm and pathos, dealing with the love affairs of an American girl and a naval officer. "A love story, refreshing and sweet."— Utica Herald. "The wayward petulance of the maiden, who half-resents the matter-of-course wooing and wedding, her graceful coquetry, and final capitulation are prettily told, making a fine character sketch and an entertaining story.
Page 416 - Despite the prophecies of some literary experts, the historical romance is still on the high tide of popular favor, as exemplified by many recent successes. We feel justified, consequently, in issuing these stirring romances of intrigue and adventure, love and war, at the Courts of the French Kings. God's Rebel. By HULBERT FULLER. Author of
Page 416 - A most interesting and vivacious tale, dealing with society life at the Hub, with perhaps a tinge of the flavor of Vagabondia. The story has appeared serially in The Ladies' Home Journal, where it was received with marked success. We are not as yet at liberty to give the true name of the author, who hides her identity under the pen name, Margaret Allston, but she is well known in literature. Memory Street. By MARTHA BAKER DUNN. Author of " The Sleeping Beauty,