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Good stories, epigrams, witty sayings, jokes, and rhymes. In F'cap 8vo (6i x 3J)» cloth bound, round corners, 1/6 net ; leather, 2/- net (uniform with Diner's Out Vade-Mecum).

^lioever wishes to secure a repertoire of amusing stories and smart sayings to be retailed for the delight of his family and friends, cannot possibly do better than get "The Laughter Lover's Vade-Mecum " ; end those who seek bright relief from worries little and big should tuke advantage of the same advice.


A Pocket *' What's What " on the Manners and Customs of Society Functions, etc., etc. By Alfred H. Miles. In Fcap. Svo (61 x 3j), cloth bound, round corners, 1/6 net. ; leather, 2/- net.

This handy book is intended to help the diffident and inexperienced to the reasonable enjoyment of the social pleasures of society by an elementary introduction to the rules which govern its functions, public and private, at Dinners, Breakfasts, Luncheons, Teas, At Homes, Receptions, Balls and Suppers, with hints on Etiquette, Deportment, Dress, Conduct, After-Dinner Speaking, Entertainment, Story-Telling, Toasts and Sentiments, etc., etc.

A new Edition reset from new type.


First series. One of the two funniest books in the world. By E. W. Cole ; 576 pp., cr. %vo, cloth, 2/6.

The mission of mirth is well understood, " Laugh and Grow Fat " is a common proverb, and the healthiness of humour goes without saying.

This book, therefore, should find a place in every home library. It is full of fun from beginning to end. Fun about babies ; fun about bad boys ; fun about love, kissing, courting, proposing, flirting, marrying ; fun about clergymen, doctors, teachers, ; fun about lawyers, judges, magistrates, jurymen, witnesses, thieves, vagabonds, etc., etc. It is doubtful if any man living could read any page without bursting into a hearty laugh.


Second series. Th« other of the two funniest books in the world. By E. W. Cole ; 440 pp., crown %vo, cloth, 2/6.

Dr. rJlues had an extenisive practice until the Fun Doctor set up in opposition, but now Fun Doctors are in requisition everywhere.

"The Second Series of Cole's Fun Doctor is as good as the first. It sparkles thoroughout, with laughs on every page, and will put the glomiest curmudgeon into cheery spirits. . . . it is full of fun." — Evening Standard.