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Miss Livingston's Companion

By Mary Dillon

Author of The Rose of Old St. Louis," In Old

Bellaire," etc.

Sir Lionel, a gallant young Englishman, and "Mademoiselle Desloge,” of rare charm and beauty, play the chief parts in

this dramatic and picturesque comedy; and Alexander Hamilton, Robert Fulton, Washington Irving, Gouverneur Morris, and Aaron Burr move through its delightful pages.

The setting is old New York and its near-by country homes, with glimpses of the Indian wilderness and of England.

It is the old, old-yet eternally new-story of young life and young love, with a pretty touch of mystery which keeps the reader guessing to the end; and Mary Dillon tells it with the sympathy and color of an artist.

The eight full-page illustrations by E. A. Furman are unusually attractive.

12mo, 434 pages. Price, $1.30 net ; postage, 13 cents.

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“The age-old parable of the struggle between good and evil, light
and darkness, strength and weakness. ... Mr. Hichens gives it a
new turn, an ultra-modern setting."

“Mr. Hichens handles this theme with perfect art. From
beginning to end the interest accumulates."

“Told with the consummate art of a Hichens, ... gripping the
reader's attention and possessing the same sort of thrill to be re-
called in Stevenson’s ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.'”

12mo, 273 pages. Price, $1.10 net; postage, 10 cents.






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g In thousands of American homes to-day is a Froissart and of Monstrelet record cherished heirloom—a crudely fashioned uniform no more valiant deeds than those

of faded blue or homespun gray, a battered can performed by these plain American citizens from the farms and work.

teen or musket-all that is left to remind the pres shops of the North and the planta

ent generation of some loved one who in response tions of the South, who under the to the call of country played a hero's part the inspiration of love of native land bloodiest conflict recorded in the pages of history. were transformed into the grim warriors who contested the bloody

A half century has passed since the guns trained issues of Shiloh and Gettysburg.

on Sumter boomed their message of defiance, and

Death has taken heavy toll of the actors in the great Civil War drama, but the men who led the armies and fleets of the North and Soutb, and who fought the battles, have left an imperishable record of their experiences in "The Century War Book," of which they were the authors. In these personal narratives will be found a well-rounded history of the Civil War by the men who fought on both sides, and such a history as can never be produced again. No hero tales of ancient times excel in romantic and dramatic qualities these stories of camp life and battle-field told by both officers and privates who wore the Blue and the Gray. g Had one of our ancestors who fought at Crécy, or Agincourt, or even in more recent times; had one who had shared the miseries of Valley Forge, or the glories of Yorktown, bequeathed to us a narrative of his daily experiences written by some comrade in arms would we not prize it above almost all other earthly possessions? Is it, therefore, toe much to say of the great “ Century War Book," "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War," | that it is the one book of all books that will be handed down with pride and veneration in American homes from generation to generation, and that Ameri can youth in all ages will draw their loftiest inspirations of patriotism from the examples of the great dead whose deeds adorn its pages?

A GREAT HUMAN DOCUMENT G“Battles and Leaders of the Civil War” has rightly been called a “Cyclopedia of the Civil War," but it is more than this: it is a great human document through which throbs the life and passions of a great people in the supreme hour of their existence. It is a vast canvas on which the smallest details of the military, social, and even the domestic life of the period are painted with the minuteness of a miniature.

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Should Have the Place of Honor

in Every American Home


The wonderful strategy revealed in the campaigns of GENERAL LEE is described in papers ntributed by commanders of the Army of Northern Virginia and by members of General re's Staff. GENERAL W.T. SHERMAN writes of “The Grand Strategy of the Last Year of the ar." GENERAL STEPHEN D. LEE, C.S.A., tells of “The First Step in the War," and GENERAL ORACE PORTER describes the simple yet impressive ceremonies attending "The Surrender at Appoattox Court House. “ In the Monitor Turret," by COMMANDER S. Dana GREENE, executive officer the Monitor, and the “Cruise and Combats of the Alabama,” by executive officer Joux McIntosh ELL, are two of many thrilling stories told in “The Century War Book" by the gallant sailors on both les. Mrs. Burton Harrison writes of social conditions in the South and in the capital of the Conleracy. The series of stories, “Recollections of a Private," by WARREN LEE Goss, gives with much vacity the experiences and viewpoint of the private in the ranks. GENERALS MCCLELLAN, LongREET, WHEELER, HOWARD, BURNSIDE, BEAUREGARD), Hoop, FRÉMont, Mosby, are only a few of the iny other contributors who tell the story of their greatest battles.

GENERAL GRANT'S four papers on his great campaigns - Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, and The Wilderness-became the foundation of his “ Personal Memoirs" and have taken their place among the classics in the annals of warfare.

THE NEW GRANT-LEE EDITION The nucleus of “Battles and Leaders of the Civil War” was the series of war papers written by disiguished participants on both sides and published serially during their lifetime in THE CENTURY MagINE. In arranging for book publication the original number of papers was considerably added to, nnecting articles and statistical matter of the greatest historical importance were obtained, the result ing four rather massive octavo volumes of over 3000 pages. A sentiment in favor of a volume of ore convenient size for handling has led to the issue of the new Grant-Lee Edition of “Battles and eaders of the Civil War” in eight instead of four volumes. In the new format there is gained not ly a greater convenience in use, but an added elegance in the appearance of the volumes on the orary shelf. The size of the volumes is 10% by 7 inches. They are printed in a large clear type by e De Vinne Press and mechanically are as perfect as art, skill, and a liberal use of money can ake them. The eight volumes are beautifully bound in Vellum de Luxe Cloth and finished with gilt ps. The price of the set is $20.00.



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Novels are sweets. All people with healthy literary appetites love them.

-William Makepeace Thackeray.

When Half-Gods Go Mrs. Martin is a keen student of human nature,

By HELEN R. MARTIN, author of “ Tillie: A Mennonite Maid," and she brings to the re- “The Crossways,” etc. port of her discoveries in

“There is in Mrs. Martin's little story something of the imaginative this ever interesting field the important gifts of vigor and tragic truth of certain of the minor Elizabethan dramatists, pathos and humor.

Heywood, for example, who found in domestic relations many of their most powerful and haunting conceptions.”The Bookman.

12mo, 154 pages. Price, $1.00 net; postage, 7 cents.

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By JENNETTE LEE, author of “Uncle William,” etc. More of Uncle William, “most lovable and inspiring of do nothings.” “There is a wealth of quaint, dry wit in the story ; some quick touches of pathos, and a delightful note of tenderness."

Frontispiece in color. 10mo, 330 pages. Price, $1.00.

The Doctor's Lass

"A novel eminently satisfying from every point of view; not less in its re. serves than its revela. tions.'

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A charming frontispiece. 12mo, 370 pages. Price, $1.30 net; postage, 12 cents.

There is nothing since Sonny more appealing than this exquisite picturing of a mellow old age in happy sympathy with the world's young life.

S By Ruth McENERY STUART The play of little children, the work of men, the love of women, these are the things on which Sonny's Father moralizes — quaintly, wisely, with delicious, tender humor.

Attractively illustrated. 16m0, 300 pages. Price, $1.00 net; postage, 8 cents.

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The Lady of the Decoration

Published April 14, 1906.

Large Edition


By FRANCES LITTLE “The plot is as tenuous as gossamer, but the charm of the brave and incorrigible little widow breathes from every page. The laughter and pathos of her kindergarten work; the thrill and horror of the war with Russia, as seen in the military hospitals at Hiroshima; the joy of living, and the unquenchable cry of her own lonely heart--these keep one constantly alternating between smiles and an unexpected mistiness of the eyes.” A little book but full of charm. Price, $1.00.




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