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: that this issue of the * Poetical Works' has original and critical notes , nor that , when the boi is enedthe contents of each volume are seen to be printed in gold on the inside of theli 4
; with op a distinctness , which the limited area of the tiny books would not permit on their backs .
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Xttessrs . W . Swan Sonnenschein 4 b Co . give the place of honour to Gems from th e Poetswith illustrations from desibA . F . Lydon . The poets drawn in this
beautiful $£ urns volume , Rogers , include Gray Byron Long , fellow Moore and , gns Scott Camp y , Milton bell with Thom some son , Cowper others , of Wordsworth 'lesse upon r degree , Goldsmith . ' The ,
illustrations , are , printed , in colours , with genuine , artistic effect , and Mr , Lydon is-to he congratulated on his success in taking up the salient points of the poems . It is , of course , a hook
for the table , and the use of colour will mark it out among the numerous works of the season which lack this additional element of effect . The same publishers are issuing in a pretty uniform binding new editions of some popular works of fiction , including Marquise and
Bof 6 tfee by the Baroness Ei Martineau de Ohesney ; A . Baven of Rest , by Richard Rowe ; Modern and Tlie Wonders Story of of a Tnottsand the IWorld Homes , by William , by Mrs Gilbert . Robert ; Dora O'Reill ' s Soy y . , They by Mrs also . Ellen send us Boss two ;
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choicest Messrs illustrated . Trubner volumes A . Co . ever have published produced , for Mr this . Edwin Christmas Arnold a ' s hook fctgbt which of Asia is one , with of t en lie - gravings rr »«« x . TTi-nrra head Tkoorl and o-ti / 1 tail + oil nia ieces <> oa and Q-r » rI even o \ ri » Tl the 4-. Vio desi (^ o aimi of r \ f the + li o binding Vkinrl-inrY derived rtar » m \ Tc * A fro ftTktu m Buddhist KilflfllllSt 1
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indicates Buddha MJ U . VI XJ . Lt . Cm , of KJX jih this 1 e / M . lXO philosop poem ^ JKJ ^ jUkl was h y , of born UVX Prince 11 on KJM . k the VI Gautama kXj bord M \/ l VA e V ^ JL rs of £ 3 VJA of India ai ^ epaul CpcVUi , the about founder L KJ \ J \ A % j 020 ~ K , of \ J X B > . Buddhism C . \ J .. , CV and 11 V * died VUV . - » . » . about v ^ v . , r ^ 543 - ie
B pared immortality . C . at with Kusinagara of this a boundless Tenerable in Oudh . reli love In g , ion point an , indestructible which of age has , therefore in element it the , most eternit of other faith y of creeds in a final universal are good youthful , hope and com , the tJie
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& a order baK bas--relief relief to ensure fo found und perfect npar near TtenareH JbJenares accuracy , , and and was which whioh photogra is ia now now phed \ in vl on th the © the Calcutta Oalo metal > nf . fca . which Museum IVTusfiiim was . , used This lius to aesig design ^ Pf " ® * « ? - . the gold leaf on the material of the binding , which again has been dyod the true - ^*~ J ?* £
. colour . The 4 Light of Asia' has an especial appropriateness as a Christmas gift , seeing M * * the approach of a new year is , with the Buddhists , as with us , a sacred season . ^ I . ¦¦¦¦¦¦ [ See Illustration 27 ^
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