“A fascinating novel.”—The Speaker.
“His workmanship is admirable, and he possesses a degree of sympathetic imagination not surpassed by any living novelist. The action of his stories is life-like, and full of movement and interest.”—Westminster Gazette.
A Hungarian Nabob. (Fifth Edition.)
By MAURUS JOKAI. Translated by R. Nisbet Bain. With a fine Photogravure Portrait of Dr. Jokai.
“Full of exciting
incidents and masterly studies of
“The work of a genius.”—Pall Mall Gazette.
In Tight Places. (Third Edition.)
By MAJOR ARTHUR GRIFFITHS, Author of “Forbidden by Law,” etc. 6/=
“A lively and varied series of cosmopolitan crime, with plenty of mixed adventure and sensation. Such stories always fascinate, and Major Arthur Griffiths knows well how to tell them.”—Pall Mall Gazette.
St. Peter’s Umbrella. (Third Edition.)
By KALMAN MIKSZATH, Author of “The Good People of Palvez.” Translated from the original Hungarian by W. B. Worswick. With Introduction by R. Nisbet Bain. A charming Photogravure Portrait of the Author and three illustrations. 6/=
“The freshness, high spirits, and humour of Mikszath make him a fascinating companion. His peasants, priests, and gentlefolks are amazingly human. Mikszath is a born story-teller.”—The Spectator.
From the French of Louis Gallet. With specially engraved Portrait of Cyrano de Bergerac. 6/=
“A delightful book. So vividly delineated are the dramatis personae, so interesting and enthralling are the incidents in the development of the tale, that it is impossible to skip one page, or to lay down the volume until the last words are read.”—Daily Telegraph.
A Woman’s Burden. (Third Edition.)
By FERGUS HUME, Author of “The Mystery of a Hansom Cab,” “The Lone Inn,” etc. 6/=
“Very good reading.”—Athenaeum.
“Simply full of
thrills from cover to cover.”—Publishers’
Vivian of Virginia. (Second Edition.)
Being the Memoirs of Our First Rebellion, by John Vivian, of Middle Plantation, Virginia. By Hulbert Fuller, Author of “God’s Rebel.” With ten charming Illustrations by Frank T. Merrill. 6/=
“There is not
a dull moment in the quaintly-written story,
adventure following adventure, holding the reader in thrall; whilst
the love interest is fully sustained.”—Gentlewoman.