National Geographic : 1902 Jan
GREAT A GROUP OF BOOKS OF THE FIRST IMPORTANCE, ALL ALL HAVING TREMENDOUS UPLIFTING INFLU "A REALLY NEW BOSWELL the best edition we have seen and certainly the most beautiful."-London Chronicle. Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson THIS new and unequalled edition is the work of the greatest printer of beautiful books in the world, J. M. Dent of London, famous for wonderful reprints of the great masters. His edition of Shakespeare sells 1oo,ooo a year. This splendid Boswell is the fruit of years of labor, and has been brought forth with the co-operation of McClure, Phillips & Co., who have the American imprint. 100 Drawings by Herbert Railton give glimpses of Dr. Johnson's old London. 10 Portraits, admirably reproduced in tinted photogravure, add to the beauty and the completeness of the work as a pictorial and historical record. 3 Volumes. Crown Octavo. Per set, $9.oo net; postpaid, $9.46. 30 Portraits and 1oo drawings illustrate a special large-paper edition, limited to 350 copies for America. 3 Volumes. $z8.oo net; postpaid, $z8.66. In its Second Edition The Life of the Master By DR. JOHN WATSON (Ian Maclaren) NO author is more admirably fitted for this work. Dr. Watson is a great writer and a great preacher who has practically spent his life studying this subject. His " Life of the Master " is not only the result of scholarship, of insight, of broad experi ence, but it is pre-eminently the work of a big-hearted man. The book is an art treasure. The artist, Corwin Knapp Linson, went to Palestine especially to prepare the illustrations. He spent over two years going over the country, following in the footsteps of Christ, and studying the scenes in which he lived. His six teen most important paintings are here reproduced in color from plates made by Angerer and G6schl of Vienna, the most eminent color producers in the world. Price $3.50 net; postpaid, $3.72. In its Third Edition Life of Henry Drummond By His Old Friend, DR. GEORGE ADAM SMITH SAI/iE lay down the book with the feeling that nothing that Drummond wrote is so VY morally inspiring as his character."- The Nation. With PortraitFrontispiece. Octavo. 541 pp. Price $3.oo. McCLURE, PHILLIPS "