National Geographic : 1911 Sep
Frances Hodgson Burnett's New Story THE SECRET GARDEN Has the tenderness and charm of All the qualities LITTLE which have LORD FAUNTLEROY made Mrs. Bur the imagination and power of nett the most be THEDN loved American THOF A TO W WN story - teller are OF A TO-MORROW here, intensified and the dramatic suspense of and enriched. THE SHUTTLE SHE SECRET GARDEN, walled in and locked for years, is almost a character in the story. Dickon, who is loved by all living things; dear, wise mother Sowerby; Colin, the invalid; the wilful Mary; Ben Weatherstaff; and, by no means least, the joyous little robin, who also plays his part-all are figures to delight the imagination and to live in memory indefinitely. This is one of those rare books which sweeps away all barriers of age, and brings together in genuine delight fathers, mothers, uncles, aunts, all children and all who love them. It is full of mystery-the mystery of discovery, and of magic the magic of growth, the magic of love, the magic of the joy of living. Cloth, I2mo, in two styles. Each $1.35 net; $1.47 postpaid. Picture cover and 4 illustrations Same, cloth, gilt top, gold stamp in color by Maria L. Kirk ing, no illustrations PANDORA'S BOX By John A. Mitchell Author of "Amos Judd," "The Pines of Lory," etc. The romance of an American architect and the daughter of a line of earls stretching back to the Conqueror, told in a vein of mystery, of exquisite humor and gentle satire by the distinguished editor of Life. It is a book of genuine feeling, of interesting plot, and of decidedly pleasant manner. With four illustrations by the author. Cloth, 12mo, $1.30o net; postpaid, $1.42 ACROSS THE ROOF OF THE WORLD By P. T. ETHERTON, F.R.G.S., F.Z.S. With map and 130o illustrationsfrom photographs. Cloth, 8vo, $4.80 net; postpaid,$5.zo. An account of a journey of four thousand miles from India to the Trans-Siberian railway over the high table-lands of Central Asia never before crossed by a European. From whatever point-of-view the reader approaches this book, he must find it interesting, since the journey takes one through countries of ancient associations which have, more over, a deep political significance, leads among strange and fascinating tribes of nomads, and affords some of the finest shooting in the world. Publishers-FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY-New York "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."