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By LAURENCE HUTTON, Author of “Curiosities of the

American Stage," "Literary Landmarks of London," etc. Illustrated. pp. 136. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 oo.

The town is one of the most picturesque in the world, and Mr. Hutton has given his glimpses of its literary life, past present, with taste and judgment. -Observer, N. Y.

With marked skill Mr. Laurence Hutton has, in this volume, presented an endless amount of valuable information relative to the many illustrious men of letters who have lived in Edinburgh. He has hunted up tradition, verified the facts, as only a passionate pilgrim could, and we are grateful to him for the planting of these literary landmarks. —N. Y. Times.

An entertaining and useful little volume. . . . The visitor to Edinburgh must get hold of this book without fail ; it will be invaluable to him ; the stay-at-home reader will pass a very pleasant hour in its company.-Critic, N. Y.

Mr. Hutton is a very thorough and conscientious workman. He collects his fact on the spot, and seeks always to verify it. . . . The reader can repose full confidence in his statements. —N. Y. Tribune.

Mr. Hutton has added a worthy volume to his “Literary Landmarks of London.”... Mr. Hutton has satisfied himself of the truth of every statement that he makes, and has visited personally every one of the landmarks of which he writes.-N. Y. Mail and Express.

The little book is studied up with Mr. Hutton's well-known painstaking carefulness, which has taken him well out of the beaten track on to ground untrodden except by such devotees as himself, and given us a book deliciously filled with things worth reading. Independent, N. Y.

The title is both descriptive and suggestive, and well-executed illustrations add to the value of the work. It is a rare piece of literary work, and will be highly prized by scholarly men all over the world. -N. Y. Journal of Commerce.

Mr. Hutton. has made the most of opportunities which he found on every hand during some weeks of pleasant examination of the nooks and corners of the ancient town to learn its literary traditions. — Boston Traveller.

Will be an invaluable guide to any one visiting the Scottish capital; at the same time it is full of entertainment for those who stay at home. - Literary World, Boston.

The “Literary Landmarks of Edinburgh ” was evidently a work of love for Laurence Hutton. He has put into it much of his strong feeling for many of the authors whose haunts he visited, and the result is a charming book. —San Francisco Chronicle.

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Curiosities of the American Stage. By LAURENCE HUT

TON. With Copious and Characteristic Illustrations. pp. xi., 347. Crown 8vo, Cloth, Uncut Edges and Gilt Top, $2 50.

Mr. Hutton has packed a marvellous amount of curious informa. tion into his pages.

To collectors this volume must be quite indispensable, and there is no lover of the theatre who will not find it entertaining and instructive.-N. Y. Tribune.

Mr. Hutton writes entertainingly and with knowledge of the stage, and his new book is crammed full of facts.... No writer on this subject is more painstaking and accurate than Laurence Hutton. His sources of information are as trustworthy as possible. His memory is generally clear and unerring.–N. Y. Times.

Theatrical literature has nothing better and few things as good. Mr. Hutton seems to have an inexhaustible fund of personal reminiscences, and to these he has added all sorts of curious information from other sources.—Cincinnati Times-Star.

One of the most important contributions yet made to the history of our native drama. . . . It is not only a history of the American stage, but it suggests the interests and amusements of the American people for the past century, and the advance in literary and dramatic standards. This is a book which will fill a valuable and permanent place as a book of reference, and as a cleverly told and interesting history of the people who have amused the American public. . . . Mr. Hutton is to be congratulated upon the clearness and fulness of his work, which, taken as a whole, is a unique and valuable addition to the literature of this century. - Boston Traveller.

This is by far the best book of its kind; some readers may go further and pronounce it the only book of its kind. Neither historical nor biographical, it is full of interesting chat about stage people-more than five hundred of them.-N. Y. Herald.

Mr. Hutton has brought to bear on his subject both sympathy and appreciation. Moreover, his well-tested knowledge and his wellknown accuracy stamp all his statements with a double value, all of these things giving to his “Curiosities” an importance not to be attained by the average collection, and carrying his volume far beyond the level of his own modest estimate.-N. Y. Mail and Express.

Mr. Hutton has an unerring instinct for discerning what to collect and what to omit from his book. A more delightful treasury of the “Curiosities of the American Stage” it would be difficult to conceive. - Philadelphia Ledger.

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and Conditions of Men,” “ Armorel of Lyonesse,” “St. Katherine's by the Tower,” etc. Illustrated.

Crown 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental. (In Press.) FIFTY YEARS AGO. By WALTER BESANT. With a

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shank and others. 8vo, Cloth, $2 50. Lucid, pungent, paragraphic, every chapter speaks its message. The book is no mere ephemera which we examine casually and then forget ; it presents to the eye and photographs upon the mind a distinct and vital picture of the social, political, religious, and literary world of half a century ago.-Critic, N. Y.

An accurate and interesting sketch of manners and men in the begining of the Victorian era....Mr. Besant's knowledge of the subject is full, and his literary touch as light and skilful.-Christian Union, N. Y. LONDON LETTERS, and Some Others. By GEORGE

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Have an enduring value for the two-fold reason that they discuss public men and events of so high an order of interest that they can. not soon fade from the public eye, and that the literary nature of them is strong and charming.–N. Y. Sun. LONDON: a Pilgrimage. Illustrations by GUSTAVE

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