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1190 The Pablisliers' Circular Dec . 6 , is * ?
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have newly alike -told found text of amp — which — le scope — comes in with the tli old e illustrations Eng —lish story fro . m Mr An — . Howard original — P and yle , striking whose pen contrib — and pencil ution
to the Christmas hook JLT -store is furnished in Cail _? Bock ' s fancifully CJ— styled volume , Temples 3 ^*^ ^*** ana - * V ^ Xx Elephants : a travel story of the land where both temples and elephants are found in abun vixi
dance "I - — Indo r ^ -China ^ - » ji , as the . * % / author . « term . s it ¦ . rni The writer i A ' s descri ¦ _ ptive J . power is manifest — _ . --w in the opening pages of his volumewhere he takes the [ reader from Singapore to S iam—his i
ft __ t ^ J * VJ , *^_ v ¦* ^_ . ^_ . _ m _> _ . _ * -J JL ¦ j _ ^^ _ . __« . _ r journey commencing * as recentl y as June , 188 L—and gives an interesting * account of the * ^ capital and court . Chapter _ . _ _ the _ T third introduces us to the elephants who have a share in what ¦ operatic
— —_ — — _ .. — . __ . _ . _ — _ - — - - ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^ ^^^ composers Fah is , our would author ^ n ma call say ^ m the _ ^_ s , title the _ _ ^ m - authorit ro le *_ , and y on in Siam whos ^ K — e merits he believes A m , manners in the , and sanct ^ M customs ity of the the a ^ H white Prince ^^^^^_ A elephant Chow .
whence and is full the of traveller elep . hant __ j proceeds lore _____ . Most into entertaining Upper Siam is and the descri Lao ption and of of the Ban annual gkok and ceremony of its peop of the le ,
Kateen , or royal visitation _ to the temp XX les , which justifies , ¦/ the second element in the title of his book . The author went pencil in hand from place to placeand was thus enabled to
trans-, fer to his sketch-book any scene of special novelty which met him on his way . His lifelike pictures of the natives and of their ceremonies and deities will prove both amusing and
instiuctive one of the strange customs in which the people of Lao in — -
dul _ ge _ being to put their fingers to their noses
after the fashion of the London gamin 4 / , only
that with the Siamese the practice is a token of humility . The
illustrations throughout the volume will , to the
majority of readers , liave the special interest of noveltyand serve to
give much , additional effect to the narrative .
We select from the volume a sketch of a
high priest of Bangkokthe second highest
ecclesiastical , authority in the kingdom , who
rejoices in the title of Somdeth Phra Tomoro
Wodom . Although a Christmas book by
virtue of its appearance at the festal
handsome season , Carl volume Bock is ' s
likely to rank high among the most
readable books of the year . Messrs & Co . . hav Low e , Marston not for- ,
gotten the public taste for coloured ^ illustra fc- ¦ --
-m . v wa \^ __ * . ^^^ . ^ _ > __ - " _ tion ; and in U " p fitPAnm flfiftionftd and ¦¦
mm »^ w < a »^ «* _ M ¦*• " * ^^ -r « . ^^*_» »•— — — — written by I _ . Andr ^ , we have a humorous series of plates of the ages that are past , until at last we are landed in the Pre-Adamic
era—A wondrous time when Nature ' s plan Had not developed into man . Going stag Cik e by f stage t from l the ^/ midst * jl sui of tjl the - _ . nineteenth aaaav // century /~ k / back to the ViiV fashions of the — — — last
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the touch author of the ' s promise unknown ia fulfilled land , . Joan The of story Arc of , and Perseus so on , tli to e classic d-orgon Troy Slayer and , E wnhooL told gyptian in Eng is pyramid another anouiei lish by ,
clever "W VST . . J . T . - p ( Gordon Jr iece or don of and and work illustrated illustrated ; and then with with for young coloured coloured folks , plates nlatea of aquatic or of the the tastes classic claftsi ^ - we -flftathfitifi sesthetic have Xli school e Boats , is of the World , in which the craft of every nation , European , Asiatic , and American , and even the i
described boats of Arctic . Leaving build the , are books pictured for the in protty table , tinted the publishers plates , and offe their r a varied characteristics assortment are of p leasantly volume * .
Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890), Dec. 6, 1883, page 1190, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/pc/issues/tec_06121883/page/14/