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NOTES AND QUERIES. [io s. xn. OCT. so, 1909.

MR, MURRAY'S NEW BOOKS.

THE MEDICI.

By Colonel G. F. YOUNG, C.B. With numerous Illustrations. 2 vols, demy 8vo, 36s. net.

This is the first complete history of the Medici family that has ever been written. It covers more than three centuries, from the rise of the Medici in 1400 to their end in 1743. The romance and colour of their eventful history, the exceptionally interesting period in which they took so large a part in the affairs of Europe, their unique connexion with learning and art, the fact that both the Popes most prominently connected with the Reformation were members of this family, and lastly the fact that nearly every existing building or work of art in Florence has some connexion with the Medici, make their story supremely interesting. The book contains portraits of more than fifty members of the Medici family.

BYRON: THE LAST PHASE.

By RICHARD EDGCUMBE. Demy 8vo, 10s. 6d. net.

The book gives a vivid picture of Byron as he appeared during the last three years of his life. It describes in detail his expedition to Greece and his death at Missolonghi, and deals with the mystery of his life.

MR. CLEMENT B. SHORTER in his review in the Daily Chronicle says : "A book of exceptional importance and of

striking merit . . . .must in the future take a place of pronounced importance of students of Byron's career a revelation

of profound literary value. "

The Daily GrapAtcsays : "Mr. Edgcumbe has performed his task in a quiet, precise spirit of responsibility that does

him honour well conceived and well written. It wipes some of the tarnish from a great man's glories, and it sweetens

the memory of Augusta Leigh. It is a manly book, without sophistry or cant."

THE LIFE OF MRS. NORTON.

By Miss JANE GRAY PERKINS.

With Portraits. Demy 8vo, 12s. net.

Mrs. Norton was one of the three brilliant Sheridan Sisters, of whom the other two were the Duchess of Somerset and Lady Dufferin. She is frequently mentioned in the memoir of his mother written by the late Marquis of Dufferin and Ava, and will always be remembered as one of the most distinguished members of the Society of her day, on account both of her beauty and her wit.

LETTERS FROM THE PENINSULA (1808-1812).

By Lieut. -General Sir WILLIAM WARRE, C.B. K.T.S.

Edited by his Nephew, the Eev. EDMOND WARRE, D.D. C.B. M.V.O

With a Portrait and Map. Demy 8vo, 10s. 6d. net.

A NEW VOLUME OF VERSE,

SONGS OF MEMORY AND HOPE.

By HENRY NEWBOLT, Author of 'The Sailing of the Longships.' Crown 8vo, 3s. 6d. net.


NEW 6/- DIAMOND CUT PASTE.

By AGNES and EGERTON CASTLE.

THE HAVEN.

By EDEN PHILLPOTTS.

THE TENANTS OF PIXY FARM.

By Miss MAUDE GOLDRING.


NOVELS. THE FLORENTINE FRAME.

By Miss ELIZABETH ROBINS.

THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS.

By MARMADUKE PICKTHALL.

WITH THE MERRY AUSTRIANS.

By Miss AMY McLAREN.


MOSQUITO OR MAN?

The Conquest of the Tropical World-

By Sir RUBERT W. BOYCE, F.R.S., Holt Professor of Pathology, University of Liverpool ; Dean of

the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine ; Bacteriologist to the City of Liverpool.

With Illustrations. Medium 8vo, 10s. 6d. net.

London : JOHN MURRAY, Albemarle Street, W.

Published Weekly by JOHN C. FRANCIS and J. EDWARD FRANCIS, Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane, E.G. ; and Printed by J. EDWARD FRANCIS, Athenaeum Press, Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane. E.G. Saturday, October 30, 1909.