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Page 337 - To make the great historical suggest! veness which the country around and near the Bay of Naples possesses for the cultivated observer assume a more distinct form in the consciousness of visitors to these shores, is the purpose of this book. It begins with the old myths and continues down through the surprisingly large number of Roman events associated with this district to the end of classical times (476 AD ), keeping the local episodes in their due relation to the general current of ancient nistory...
Page 337 - SALAZAR. With a Preface by RICHARD BAGOT. Illustrated. Demy 8vo*. 10*. 6d. net. In the present volume the part played by Margherita di Savoia in encouraging every legitimate and practical effort to enlarge the sphere of feminine action in her country, and to employ feminine influence as an intellectual and civilising influence instead of confining it entirely within the walls of palaces and cottages, is described by Signora Zampini Salazar both accurately and faithfully. In Cheyne Walk and Thereabout....
Page 334 - From cover to cover there is not a dull page." Sporting Life. — " More enthralling than the most romantic novel.
Page 332 - MILLS & BOON'S RAMBLES SERIES Crown 8vo. 6s. each. With about 40 Illustrations in Colour and from Photographs Rambles Around French Chateaux. By FRANCES M. GOSTLING, Author of
Page 348 - Through the Loopholes of Retreat. By HANSARD WATT. With a portrait of COWPER in photogravure. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. net. Daily Chronicle. — " Mr. Hansard Watt has hit upon the happy plan of placing poet and letter-writer side by side, so that the two voices may blend in unison. The volume has a select passage of prose and verse for every day in the year, and the whole is a pleasant and surpriseful storehouse of good things.
Page 44 - a stranger and a pilgrim upon earth, as all my fathers " were, and I am ready to suffer for the truth. Where " would my faith be if I kept silence ? . . . Here we " are offering up the bloodless sacrifice to the Lord ; " while behind the altar flows the innocent blood of
Page 339 - DEAKIN, MA, and PJ HUMPHREYS, B.Sc. Fourth Edition. Crown 8vo. 6d. net. This little book contains information which is of real value to every one who has the control or management of a house. 18 SPORTS AND PASTIMES England V. Australia. By PF WAKNER. Popular Edition. Demy 8vo. Is. 6d. net. Sporting Life-—" The book is one that every cricketer should possess," Twenty-four Years of Cricket.
Page 331 - Brightly written, admirably illustrated, should become a favourite with observant travellers." My Parisian Year. By MAUDE ANNESLEY. With 16 Illustrations from Photographs and 1 in Colour. Demy 8vo. Second Edition. 10*. 6d. net. Pall Mall Gautts.—"Th» 'joie de vivre' radiates from its pages . . . never dull or commonplace.
Page 350 - Physical Training for Boy Scouts. By LIEUT. AGA STREET, RN, Superintendent of Physical Training to the School Board of Glasgow, with a Foreword by SIR RSS BADEN-POWELL, KCB With 29 Diagrams.
Page 347 - Crown 8vo. 2s. 6d. net. Whilst having no pretensions to teaching the difficult art of acting, this book will be found to contain many practical and useful hints to the young actor. The author, associated as he has been for many years with one of the larger West End theatres, has had exceptionally good opportunities of studying the inner workings of a theatre, the technical requirements of the actor, and the many considerations besides that of mere talent necessary to ensure success on the stage.