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THE MARIE TEMPEST BIRTHDAY BOOK

Giving an extract for each day of the year from the various parts played by Miss Marie Tempest.

Demy 18 wo, cloth gilt, with an introductory appreciation and 9 portraits in photogravure, 1/6 net.

"Miss Marie Tempest is undoubtedly one of the most popular actresses of the English stage. She has created for herself a distinctive character, into which is weaved much of her own personality, and the charm of that personality is IMustrated by these happy quotations from the parts she has played. The illustrations, show her at various periods in her theatrical career, while the introductory appreciation by Mr. Sidney Dark is especially illuminating.


A GARLAND OF VERSE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Edited by Alfred H. Miles.

Handsome cloth gilt, 2/6 net.

A collection of verse for children. The pieces, selected from a wide field, are graded to suit age and classified to facilitate reference, and many new pieces are included to help nature-study and interest children in collateral studies. Never before has an attempt been made to cover in one volume such a wide range of pieces at so small a price.


THIS IS MY BIRTHDAY

By Anita Bartlb. With an introduction by Israel Zangwill.

Handsomely bound, gilt and gilt top, 756 pages, 2/6 net. Also in various leather bindings.

This is a unique volume, being a birthday-book of the great, living and dead, whether poets, arists, philosophers, statesmen, warriors, or novelists. A page of beautiful and characteristic quotations is appro- priated to each name, and the page opposite is left blank for the filling in of new names. Everyone likes to know the famous people who were born on their natal day, and few will refuse to add their signatures to such a birthday book as this. Mr. Zangwill has written a charming introduction to the book, and there is a complete index.


STORIES OF THE KAISER AND HIS ANCESTORS

By Clare Jerrold, Author of '* The Early Court of Queen Victoria," and ** The Married Life of Queen Victoria " etc.

Crown ^vo, cloth gilt^ with portraits, 2/6 net ; paper, 2/- net.

In this book Mrs. Clare Jerrold presents in anecdotal fashion in- cidents both tragic and comic in the career of the Kaiser Wilhelm and his ancestors. The frank and fearless fashion in which Mrs. Jerrold has dealt with events in her earlier books will pique curiosity as to this new work, in which she shows the Kaiser as an extraordinary example of heredity — most of his wildest vagaries being foreshadowed in the lives and doings of his forebears.