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London Society, 1888, liii. ; The Academy, 1899, Ivii. 431 ; and Woman at Home, Dec., 1 897, by Mrs. Sarah A. Tooley. Miss Braddon contributed autobiographical articles to The Idler, Feb., 1893, and Theatre, Sept., 1894. An interview by Mary A. Dickens was pub- lished in The Windsor Magazine, Sept., 1897. Her novel 'The Infidel' was criticized by William Barker in The Primitive Methodist Quarterly, July, 1901. To these may be added the memoir in The Times, 5 Feb., 1915, p. 11. EOLAND AUSTIN.

Gloucester.

To the list of Miss Braddon' s works enu- merated ante must be added many others,

and even with the following I do not think

her output is exhausted :

Trail of the Serpent, 1861, with a second edition issued the same year under the title of ' Three Times Dead.'

Lovels of Arden, 1871.

Robert Ainsleigh, 1872.

A Strange World, 1875.

Hostages to Fortune, 1875.

Put to the Test, 1876.

Joshua Haggard's Daughter, 1876.

Joshua Haggard, 1877.

Milly Darrell, 1877.

Weavers and Weft, 1877.

Open Verdict, 1878.

The Cloven Foot [1879].

Story of Barbara [1880].

Just as I Am [1880].

Asphodel [1881].

Mount Royal, 1882.

The Golden Calf, 1883.

Phantom Fortune, 1883.

Mohawks [1886].

One Thing Needful, 1886.

Cut by the County [1887].

Like and Unlike, 1887.

The Fatal Three [1888].

The Day will Come [1889].

One Life, One Love, 1890.

Gerard, 1891.

The Venetians, 1892.

All Along the River, 1893.

Sons of Fire [1895].

Under Love's Rule, 1897.

Rough Justice, 1898.

The Red Flag, 1903.

Flower and Weed, and Other Tales, 1905.

Green Curtain, 1911.

Several of the works were published in the ' ' Col- lection of British Authors. 1 '

Miss Braddon also edited ' The Summer Tourist : a Book for Long and Short Jour- neys,' 1871, and was a contributor to ' The Mistletoe Bough ' and the 'Belgravia Annual.'

' Lady Audley's Secret ' was adapted for the stage by C. H. Hazlewood, 1850, while W. E. Suter adapted a drama in two acts entitled ' Aurora Floyd,' from Miss Braddon's novel of that title (1880). Other dramatic works were :


The Missing Witness, a Drama in Four Acts. [In

prose. 1880.] Dross, or the Root of Evil, a Comedy in Four

Acts. [In prose. 1882.] Marjorie Daw, a Household Idyll, in Two Acts.

[In prose. 1882.] Married Beneath Him, a Comedy in Four Acts.

[In prose. 1882.]

',Boscastle, Cornwall, an English Enga- dine,' was reprinted from The World of 15 Sept., 1880, and published in the follow- ing year ; and ' The Christmas Hirelings ' was reprinted from The Lady's Pictorial (1894). Sixteen of Miss Braddon's novels were translated into French, one into Dutch ('Taken at the Flood'), and one into German (' Henry Dunbar ').

ARCHIBALD SPABKE, F.R.S.L.

MB. BOLT'S list of Miss Braddon's novels omits ' An Open Verdict,' 1878 ; ' Hostages to Fortune,' 1875 ; ' The Levels of Arden ' ; 4 Milly Darrell, and Other Stories ' ; ' Bobert Ainsleigh,' 1872 ; ' A Strange World,' 1875 ; ' The Trail of the Serpent ' ; ' Joshua Hag- gard's Daughter,' 1876 a strikingly good novel ; ' Weavers and Weft,' 1877 ; ' As- phodel,' 1881 ; ' The Cloven Foot,' 1879 ;

  • Barbara,' 1880; and ' Just as I Am,' 1880.

The following dates may be given to some of the books left dateless in MB. BOLT'S list : ' Eleanor's Victory,' 1863 ; ' Only a Clod,' 1865 ; ' Rupert Godwin,' 1867.

G. L. APPEBSON.

To the bibliography should be added the tales included in the three volumes pub- lished by Simpkin & Marshall in 1893 under the title of ' All Along the River.' This tale occupies the first volume, while the second contains ' Say the False Charge was True.' The third volume contains eight tales : ' One Fatal Moment,' ' It is Easier for a Camel ' (this had previously appeared in Printers' Pie), ' The Ghost's Name,' ' Stapylton's Plot,' ' His Oldest Friends,' ' If there be any of you,' ' The Island of Old Faces,' and ' My Dream.'

Miss" Braddon must have written over seventy novels, apart from other contribu- tions to papers. I believe she never used a typewriter, and, if her copy was as beauti- fully written as her correspondence, her printers must have been pleased with her.

A. N. Q.

In the late sixties and early seventies I was serving my apprenticeship in the office where Belgravia was printed, and now, after the lapse of forty years, I can recall perfectly the appearance of a side of Miss Braddon's copy. It was usually on quarto paper, in