National Geographic : 1911 Nov
Some Scribner Holiday Books Peter and Wendy By J. M. BARRIE It is the narrative of the play "Peter Pan," its peculiar fascination heightened by new fantasies and containing much that no play could contain of Barrie's humor and feeling in comment and de S scription. The story carries farther than S did the play, too, and ends more satis factorily. Illustrated by F. D. Bedford. $I.5o net; postage extra. Memories of Two Wars By Brigadier-General FREDERICK FUNSTON In this vigorous narrative of hard fighting in picturesque sur roundings, General Funston describes his service in the Cuban insurgent army and in the United States army in the Philippines. Illustrate. $13.oo net; postpaza, $3 .30. TREASURE ISLAND Treasure Island BY Treasure Island SROBERT LOUISSTEVENSON By ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Mr. Wyeth's bold, vigorous col orful pictures supplement perfectly the classic text that has made " Treasure Island " pre - eminent among stories of its type, to form a holiday book that will enthrall - readers of all ages. / 1z6 full-page illustrationsin color by N. C. Wyeth. Large square 4 to. $2.50 . Recollections, Grave and Gay By Mrs. BURTON HARRISON Intensely interesting recollections of the South before the War, of the War itself, and of New York society after the War. The author, formerly Miss Constance Cary, of the Virginia Carys, and the wife of Burton Harrison, Jefferson Davis's secre tary, who became a leading New York lawyer, has these advan tages over most authors of War memories-that she brings to her work the skill of a trained and brilliant writer, and that her own position, connections, and the force of circumstance brought her into close touch with leading characters. $2.50 net; postpaid, $2.70 _ Little Lord Fauntleroy LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY IERANCESHODGSONBURNETT e By FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT In these illustrations he has not de parted in the least from his original conceptions. Many scenes are new and many old ones are pictured differ ently, but the original idea of the different characters is only intensified in these beautiful full colored repre sentations. With a new preface by the author. 12 full-page illustrationsin color and 24 pen-and ink sketches by Reginald Birch. 4 to. $2.oo net; postage extra. New Novels Ethan Frome By EDITH WIHARTON. So absorbing is the book that you want to read it at a sitting. You can read it that way, with the result that the total impression is as vivid as on going away at the close of the performance of a great play. - N . Y. Evening Sun. $1.00 net; postpaid, $1.10 The Outcry By HENRY JAMES. This new novel by Henry James turns on the much-mooted question in England-whether the English inherited of rare and beautiful works of art are bound to hold them, as it were, in trust for the nation; whether they may be held to account for their guardianship by public opinion. It is just such a question as Mr. James knows better than any other writer how to handle. It gives him an oppor tunity to bring in many subtly drawn characters, both English and American. $1.25 net; postpaid,$1.35 . The Song of Renny By MAURICE HEWLETT. It is a better book even than "The Forest Lovers." . . In its spon taneity, in its swift elastic move ment, in its fragrant atmosphere, The Song of Renny might be the work of a young master just arrived to take the town by storm. . .. No one else has ever done such work as he has done in "The Forest Lovers" and now again in The Song of Renny.--N. Y. Tribune. $1.50 Kennedy Square By F. HOPKINSON SMITH. The best novel he ever wrote .... All that was best in the vanished life of the old South has been touched into life and love, into humor and pathos, in this fine and memorable American Novel.- Rec ord-Herald. 4th Large Ed. Illustrated. $1.50. Beautifully Illustrated Books The Arabian Nights THEIR BEST KNOWN TALES Edited by KATE DOUGLAS WIG GIN & NORA ARCHIBALD SMITH. With 12 full-page illustrations, title-page, cover, and lining paper in full colors by MAXFIELD PAR RISH. Square 8vo, $2.50 . A Child's Garden of Verses By R. L. STEVENSON. With 8 full-page drawings in colors and more than 50 others in black and white by FLORENCE STORER. 8vo, $1.50 . Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens By J. M . BARRIE. A new edition of this classic for children, with 16 of the celebrated illustrations by Arthur Rackham, reproduced in full colors. Send for our Holiday and Juvenile with 16 'illustrationsin color by Catalogues. ARTHUR RACKHAM. $1.50 net. CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 153 FIFTH AVE., NEW YORK "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."