A Select List of Gift Books at Reduced Prices

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. By Oliver Goldsmith. Edition De Luxe, Beautifully printed on hand made paper and illustrated in color by Edmund J. Sullivan, A. R. W. S.

"The admirable ease and grace of the narrative as well as the pleasing truth with which the principal characters are designed make "The Vicar of Wakefield' one of the most delicious morsels of fictious composition on which the human mind was ever employed. We read it in youth and age--we return to it again and again, and bless the memory of an author who contrives so well to reconcile us to human nature."--Sir Walter Scott. Large quarto. Cloth.   Decorative cover. Published at $20.00. Constable, Ltd., London.  Special Price, $5.00

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. By William Shakespeare. Illustrated in color and black and white, by W. Heath Robinson.

In that age of new geography and England's adventures taking practical possession of the globe, Shakespeare added something to her domain; he found the Forest of Arden, The Witch-haunted Scottish Heath, The Magic Isle of Prospero, and together with these in the Midsummer Night's Dream, he enters what was the most marvellous realm of its kind, the Fairy World. Large 8vo. Cloth. Decorative cover.  Constable, Ltd., London. Published at $3.75.  Special price, $2.00

AUCASSIN AND NICOLETTE. Translated and edited by Harold Child. Illustrated in color by A. Anderson.


The story of Aucassin and Nicolette was unknown to the general reader in England until Walter Pater first published his "Renaissance." Today it is known and ready by all and is considered the best love story in the world. Quarto. Cloth. Decorative cover.  A. & C. Black, London. Published at $3.50.  Special price, $1.75

A CHRISTMAS CAROL. By Charles Dickens. Designed by Alan Tabor and printed in two colors. Illustrations by M. S. Orr.

Forster in his "Life of Dickens," says of this little classic: "It seems to me this story is a national benefit, and to every man or woman who reads it, a personal kindness." A charming book, beautifully printed and illustrated. Large 8vo. Cloth. Decorated cover.  G. G. Harrap, Ltd., London. Published at $3.50.  Special price, $2.25

AN ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. By Thomas Gray. Illustrated in color by G. F. Nichols.

There is no doubt that Gray's words go straight to the heart, for they embody in simplest fashion the most universal experience of human nature. His "Full many a flower is born to blush unseen," "Some mute inglorious Milton," "The rude forefathers of the hamlet," "The paths of glory lead but to the grave," are quoted and loved the world over. The most attractive edition of the "Elegy" ever printed. Quarto. Cloth. Decorative cover.  A. & C. Black, London. Published at $3.00.  Special price, $1.75

AN ARTIST ON THE RIVIERA. A fine are color book. By Walter Tyndale.

This volume deals with Genos, Nice, Monaco, Mentone, Monte Carlo, San Reme, Bordighera, Ventimiglia and many other picturesque places on the Riviera. With 30 color plates drawn by the author. Quarto. Cloth. Decorative cover.  Hutchinson, Ltd., London. Published at $7.50.  Special price, $3.75

THE IMITATION OF CHRIST. By Thomas A. Kempis. With designs and Illustrations by W. Russell Flint.

"And so it remains to all time, a lasting record of human needs and human consolations; the voice of a brother who ages ago felt and suffered and renounced. In the cloister; perhaps, with serge gown and tonsored head, with a fashion of speech different from ours, but under the same silent, far off heavens, and with the same passionate desires, the same stirrings, the same failures, the same weariness."--George Eliot. 8vo. Cloth. Decorative cover.  Chatto and Windus, London. Published at $2.50.  Special price, $1.00

THE DESERTED VILLAGE, By Oliver Goldsmith.