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TLhose willing to pay the price demanded for the 1ii cardi Press Btooks do so for the sake of exquisite printLno and paper. Thus, though lTennyson’s ” In lMemIoirla’ ” -ln flno lie bought for sixpence or a shillng, the price of the I:o ardi Press edition is hs. net, if boutnd in boards, or I2s od nit boundl in natural-grain prlrch- iinent. T[here are also ten copies it sale printed on ulullli anl bound in hinp Keneielscott elllin:, at nine glilluea net. Such things are for the pgi!r;iaes of literature, the rich-i collectors to Mihoml the letter is of no less inlm- portance than the spirit. Thue edition contains ilst tfhe text of the poelll, witlout decoration or illustrations, and the cover is severely sitple. Mrs. hBrowning’s ” Sonnets Fromn the Portuguese,” Washington Irving “Knicker- hocker Papers,” and A. E. Housnian’s ” A Shropshire

been pub – LIhed insnl- lar lo ln(, at 5,. net, (ls net, and 71. (id net respecti e Iy for tihe edil t 1 o n s I n boards. TIhe tions are linted to 500 Or looo copies. The books are issued bly Mr. Philip Lee WVarner, pub- lisher to the Med lc Society. An indispen- sable neces- sttytoallwho iare connec- td w ith the nrewspaper world in any respon s i b I e “apacity, lished by Sells Ltd. lb-neIng,Fleet Street, E.C., is also of wide general interest and value. It I as well been calihd “The Ha ndbook of the Fourth Estate, ” and it is surpris ing wl.at a wealth of practical anti reliable infor- mation upon

the business and the editorial sides of the newspapers of the world has been included in this admirably got-up five-shilhng volume. The literary side of newspaperdom is not neglected, and there are a number of well-written articles, informative, and in some cases amusing, as well as of popular interest.

OPENED BY THE PRINCESS ROYAL: THE NEW BUILDINGS OF MARGARET STREET HOSPITAL FOR CONSUMPTION. the new buildings of Margaret Street Hospital for Consumption (28, Margaret Street, W.) were opened by the Princess Royal on May 4. Imperative necessity compelled their erection. Nothing has been wasted on decorations, but £5000 stdll remains to clear the cost, the debt seriously hampering the utility of the Hospital, and help is urgently asked.

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Issue 3969. - Vol CXLVI

May, 15 1915

Illustrated London News