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We sold 295,000 Main Street, over and above 47,000 in I 

JAN 11 1923 

Brimming Cup more than trebled the first year's sale of Dorothy 
last novel. 

When this advertisement was written we had sold over 40,000 of Strachey' s 
Queen Victoria, and sales were at the rate of over 1000 a day. 


1. It is easy to sell thousands more of these three remarkable books, and w shall 
continue unusual advertising of Main Street, The Brimming Cup, Queen 
Victoria, Mor ley's Modern Essays, Untermeyer's Modern American Poetry 
and Modern British Poetry, The World's Illusion, etc. 

2. We believe Frank Vanderlip's What Next in Europe (January), J. M. Keynest 
After Two Years (February), and Walter Lippmann's remarkable study of 
Public Opinion (March) will attract world wide attention and have extraordinary 
sales and influence. We shall advertise them on that assumption. Six transla- 
tions of the Vanderlip book are already arranged. 

3. If we are any judge, Claude Washburn's The Lonely Warrior and James Tully's 
Emmet Lawler will be among the startling successful spring fiction, and we 
shall advertise them accordingly. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

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The Famous "R & L" m 

Graduation and School Memory 

Books for 1922 | 

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C. Our new price list effective January 1 
shows sharp reductions from list prices of all 
Graduation and School Memory Books. 

L "R & L" Graduation Books sell all-the-year- 
round. The demand is particularly good from 
January to June. The complete line makes a wonder- 
ful display. 

<L If our descriptive, illustrated price circular 
has not reached you, write for it to-day. 

January 7. 1922 


For those who wish an understanding of Russia and to whom the drama of Russian 
life is a source of intensest interest, there is one writer who stands towering over 
Russian literature today, its undoubted master. This is Maxim Gorky ; and his 
writings stamp him as perhaps the one of all Russian writers who most completely 
depicts the reality of life in the icy, northern land. His career has been extra- 
ordinarily varied, a list of his occupations reads like the life history of one of his 
own fictional characters ; painter, peddler, scullery boy, gardener, watchman, baker's 
apprentice, revolutionary leader and writer of great novels! A man of the people; 
he depicts those suffering millions, ground beneath the cruel wheels of autocracy, 

yet with a spark of hope ever glowing and firing them 
to the century-long struggle for freedom of which 
Gorky himself has been a leader. His books are tense 
with the nervous horror of a down-trodden people, the 
characters displaying an amazing reality, human men 
and women in the grip of love, hate, greed, ambition, 
bravery, cowardice, poverty, disease. It is a whole 
world that Gorky depicts ; and every event in it, every 
twist of character is shown with a clarity and faithful- 
ness to exact detail that are unsurpassed. 

MOTHER is Maxim Gorky's greatest novel. In it he tells the 
story of a Russian Mother, whose love for her son transformed 
her into a valiant, irrepressible fighter for freedom. The book 
sums up the spirit of the struggle against the Czar's autocracy ; 
it is the perfect expression of the Russian will-to-freedom, 
which constantly was undermining the Imperial structure. An 
amazing novel, real as life itself, as thrilling and as moving. 
In it Russia stands forth in a flood of light. $2.00 net 

J The First of a series of Talks on Authors and 1 
their works to be run on this page for Booksellers 
and their Sales People. 



35 West 32nd St., New York 

The Publishers' Weekly 

" Hugo Stinnes, Germany's financial 'dictator,' 

is going to America soon probably in January." 

- Special Cable Despatch to The New York World. 


His biography the only one in English entitled 



should become your best selling book. Every library, every financier, 
manufacturer, retailer, exporter every person interested in the daily 
news is a potential purchaser. 


Who and what is Stinnes ? sneezes 

Why does Lloyd George send for him? 

How does he control the industry of Germany? 

What is his scheme of a "vertical trust?" takes 

What is the significance of this super-figure of industry? snuff. 

The authoritative biography of this phenomenon of business is ready. 
A neat, cloth-bound book; jacket bears a futuristic design symbolizing 
Stinnes's industrial mastery. $1.50 
To be abreast of the demand wire your order today. 

B. W. HUEBSCH, Inc., 116 West 13th Street, NEW YORK 

January 7, 1922 

Two Reasons for a 


Henry Sydnor Harrison 

Once again, and more emphatically than ever before, Mr. Harrison 
shows himself in SAINT TERESA not only a creator of unique 
plots but a master craftsman in the deftness, the artistry with which 
he handles his material. As a presentation of a very modern type 
of girl SAINT TERESA is fascinating, as a picture of modern 
business it is illuminating, as a study of the eternal conflict of the 
sexes, it is absorbing. But best of all it's a mighty fine story told 
as only Harrison could tell it and completely satisfying, from the 
first page to the last. $1.90. 


London Paris Rome Athens Prague Vienna Budapest 
Bucharest Berlin Sofia Coblenz New York Washington 

Colonel Repington 

During the period covered by this continuation of his famous diary, 
Colonel Repington visited most of the capitals of Europe' and talked 
with the leading statesmen and men of affairs in each country. Add 
to this that it ends with a first-hand account of the Washington Con- 
ference and a description of American scenes and persons, written 
with all the frankness, the intimacy, the unreserve for which the 
author is famous, it will be seen that here, indeed, is a book that will 
be anxiously awaited, eagerly read, and widely discussed by the 
American public. $5.00. 




The Publishers' Weekly 
220 W. 42nd St., New York 


CYTHEREA T H V tory f Lee 

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0(/ JOSeph Hergesheimer nation of Cytherea and reached 
out into the uncharted seas beyond his marriage. A sensation- 
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coast to coast. You can tie it up in your sales with such 
successes as Morris' Brass and Dell's The Briary-Bush.* $2.50 net 

Tol'able David, Richard Bartbelmess' notable screen success, is running at the 
Strand Theatre, New York- It is one of the stories in Mr. Hergesheimer's 
THE HAPPY END a good chance for a display and extra sales. 


by Floyd Dell 

Author of "Moon Calf" 
by almost universal 

viewers, a better 


love is dealt with 
sympathetically, beautifully, 
and with humor in this fine 
novel, now in its third printing. 
THE BRIARY-BUSH is a sepa- 
rate story from Moon-Calf and 
decision of the re- 

book. $2.50 net 


nif>t>iy offrte 

Htrgeihtimer, tbt 
Man anJ hit Book* 
by LJttMllyn Jones, 
tJltot of tbt Chicago Pott. 


mystery story 


and one of his best 

Published Jan. 3rd 

$2.00 net 

January 7, 1922 

Published January 27 

A new noTel by 


Jackson Gregory 

Itt tcene* are laid in the romantic California wild- 
erness which the author view* from the porch of 
hi* home, just outside hi* "workshop" window* 
the wilderne** where gold wa* discovered in the 
"roaring forties." The booh is called 


THE vast forests and mighty ranges of the High Sierras form the 
background of this splendid romance of the present day. Out 
into the wilderness goes Mark King, adventurer and 
explorer, in answer to the Everlasting Whisper. With \ 

him on his hazardous quest, because conditions are 
such that he cannot safely leave her behind, goes 
Gloria Gaynor, a child of luxury, stranger to hardship 
and danger of any kind. 

Hardship and danger come; others are headed 
for King's goal; an early blizzard roars over the 
ridges. The story becomes one of a strong man's 
struggle against savage nature and savage humanity 
and of a beautiful girl's gradual 
regeneration from a spoiled child of 
wealth into a courageous, strong- 
willed woman. 

By the author of JUDITH 


Gregory ha* put hi* beiQwork \into this 
novel, and it will respond. 

Order your stock of THE EVER- 

Published January 27 




Th? Publishers' Weekly 


Three Novels Announced for This Month 

and a word or two about their authors 


Fire-Tongue The Tribal God 


Harold MacGrath's novel about China and the South Sea Islands is a thrilling character- 
story of literary excellence, which will further endear Mr. MacGrath to his widespread 
audience ..... Sax Rohmer has won popularity on the style of his enthralling plots, 
of which he has written another, based upon the sinister influence of an oriental mind 
.... Herbert Tremaine writes about the English middle class with surprising fidelity, 
and in his newest novel has dramatically employed the theme Is family coherence based 
upon the love of money? These novels, net, $1.75 each. 

Poems and Portraits Watched by Wild Animals 


Net, $1.50 Net, $2.50 

The Advertising Year Book 

for 1921-1922 

Net, $2.00 

The American flavor of Don Marquis's humor the beauty of his verse in serious vein is 
appreciated by all bookfolk better than by most others. This volume is no exception to the 
rule of Marquis popularity. . . . Enos A. Mills has written a succession of nature books 
of such consistently deep interest that readers of all his others are sure to want each new 
one.. . . . Noble T. Praigg has chosen well the messages of progress delivered to the 
great Atlanta Convention of advertising men. 

T^HE VOGUE of fiction at this time of year will 
receive very readable contributions in the novels 
of MacGrath, Rohmer and Tremaine. Don 
Marquis's verse, Enos Mills' s nature studies, have 
fascinations peculiar among the thousands who antici- 
pate their works with a quick interest. Detailed des- 
criptions of these books, as well as the other books of 
the complete Spring Catalog, will be sent on request 
to you. 

Doubleday, Page & Co. f| Garden City, New York 

January 7, 1922 

AMERICA and the 


The Chicago Evening Post say. ? 

"A book which must take rank at once as the most up- 
to-date and authoritative study of the present world 

conditions of business and finance This 

reviewer has seen nowhere so courageous and compre- 
hensive an attack upon the great economic problems 
that are now hanging like a black cloud over every 

civilized country The pressing importance 

of its subject gives it an intense interest to any man or 

woman interested in great affairs If you 

wish to think and talk informedly upon world recon- 
struction you must have this book." 

A Book Widely Read, Discussed 
Reviewed and Advertised 

The demand for it is growing steadily. International developments are 
keeping the interest in this subject at a high pitch. Be sure to have an 
adequate stock to meet the heavy demand that is being created. 1921, 
361 pages, cloth, #3.00. 

The Ronald Press Company 

20 Vesey Street New York 

Publishers of ADMINISTRATION and of 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Preliminary Announcement 

In collaboration with Messrs. Newnes of London, 
publishers of the original sumptuous illustrated 
edition of Wells' "OUTLINE OF HISTORY," 
G. P. Putnam's Sons announce for early publica- 

The Outline of Science 

Edited by Prof. J. ARTHUR THOMSON 

The aim of this 
work is to give in 
plain language an 
outline of the main 
scientific ideas of 


Great Story 



Thousands of read- 
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the information 
this great work 
offers in every 
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New York 

To be published uniform with the original English 
edition of the "Outline of History." 

Will contain more than 800 illustrations, including 40 
large plates in color. 

Later announcement will give date of publication. 

G. P. Putnam's Sons 


January 7, 1922 n 


Beginning with the January issue the 
newsstand distribution of "Child Life" 
will be handled by the American News 
Company and its branches. 



The Publishers' Weckl\ 

A Concise Guide to the Latest Books 

Books of the Month 

fj[ I" 205 cities of the United States and Canada, 
^11 during 1921, 375 booksellers distributed this 
compact shopping guide to the new books 


it has proved to be the "cheapest and most effect- 
ive" form of advertising for retail book stores. 

"The Booksellers' Ablest Assistant" 

Into every envelope or package that leaves the 
book store Book* of the Month carrying the store 
imprint can be inserted and distributed without 
cost for extra postage. Your usual postage expense 

becomes an asset. Sample* and price* on request 

R. R. Bowker Co., Publishers 

62 West 45th Street, New York 

It sells books 

(J Says John G. Kidd, of Stewart Kidd, Cincinnati: 
'"I can most gladly recommend The Book Review. 
In my mind it is the best and most individualistic 
of this sort of house organ. It has certainly pro- 
duced results for us. I know our customers find it 
a real valuable guide for their selection of books." 

" Makes Book Buying Easier" 

Customers like reviews. Your name on the front 
cover of this 32 page list makes it your individual 
house organ. Send for rate , or , amplet 

R. R. Bowker Co., Publishers 

62 West 45th Street, New York 

January 7, 1922 . 13 

For the First TimeThe Real Story 

Woodrow Wilson President 

Written by WILLIAM F. McCOMBS when he was 
chairman of the Democratic National Committee 

The book" is compiled from notes which were found in Mr. McCombs desk 

after he died. 

There were more than 100,000 different pieces of paper covered with jottings 

put down by Mr. McCombs between committee meetings, hurried councils with 

the nation's greatest men, and convention sessions. THEY WERE THE 



Sensational Material 

Surprising Revelations 

For the first time, the inside story of how Wilson first met William G. McAdoo, 
Col. House, Col. George Harvey, Col. Watterson, Henry Morgenthau, and others 
is told. 

The story of how Woodrow Wilson was made President of the United States 
is an invaluable book for the layman as well as for the historian, politician and 
sociologist. The book is a series of scenes from the most interesting portions of 
the lives of contemporaneous men. 

Endorsed by prominent men 

Charles D. Hilles (Rep. Nat'l Committee) : "It is gripping. They story should be read 

"The McCombs story is deeply interesting. by every man arid woman ccmcerned with 

I believe it will carry deep conviction with our political history and the great figures 

the public." in it." 

Norman E. Mack (Dem. Nat'l Committee, Charles F. Murphy. Leader of Tammany 

X. Y. : "It is an enthralling story. I per- Hall. New York: "It is most absorbing. I 

sonally participated m many of the events sat up the better part of the night reading 

which Mr. McCombs writes of so pa- some O f the chapters. I know of the facts 

tahetically and graphically." w j t h w hich Mr. McCombs deals so admir- 

Postmaster General Will H. Hays, (Former ably.'' 
Chairman, Nat'l Republican Committee) : 

Price $2.50 net 

(Special Limited De Luxe Edition $5.00 net) 
Regular Discount* to the Trade 

Order from your jobber or from 


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The Publishers' Weekly 

To be Published January 28th 




A colorful Western stonj of a tjoung 
ranchman's fight for the rights of 
honest stock raisers and for the 
interests of the rtirl he loved , 
The Settling of the Sage Vill 
slave a wide appeal 4 

One Bookseller says: 

44 If Evarts is going to write yarns like this, Zane Grey must look 
to his laurels." 

12mo. 300 pages. $1.75 net 

LITTLE, BROWN & CO., Publishers, BOSTON 

January 7, 1922 

Founded by F. Leypoldt 

January 7, 1922 

"/ hold crcr\ man a debtor to his profession, 
from ilic which, as men of course do seek to 
rr<v/7v countenance and profit, so ought they of 
duty to endeavor themselves, by tray of amends, 
to be a help and ornament thereunto." BACON. 

Half Century Prospect 

THE PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY with this issue 
begins what its present conductors hope 
will prove a second half century of use- 
fulness, as its present editor, who has been 
at the helm for most of its years, records his 
hope that the successors of present chief and 
staff may hold to the same aims and ideals and 
win from a book -trade of vaster extent and 
prosperity, the appreciation for which the 
PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY gives thanks to its sup- 
porters thru the years past. 

In the twenty-five hundred issues of the 
past fifty years, aggregating one hundred 
thousand pages, the PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY has 
sought in the development of successive years 
to give increasing service to the trade and 
help in the leadership toward greater useful- 
ness and larger prosperity and this aim it 
will continue to cherish in the earnest belief 
and sincere hope that the American book-trade 
iaces an era of service and prosperity far 
beyond its present attainments. The facts that 
the collections of all the public libraries in 
the country do not amount to one book per 
capita of our population and that the total 
production of books, Bibles included, from 
American presses does not reach one volume 
each year per capita, are sufficient evidence 
that the great field of book distribution has 
so far been harrowed rather than cultivated 
and that abundant margin of opportunity is 
still before us. 

A difficulty in the way of the sale of good 
books has been the amount of reading time 
claimed by the newspapers and other period- 
icals, especially by the popular weeklies and 
monthlies of wide circulation. Such reading 
should, nevertheless, be the bridge to reading 
of a more permanent character and to the 
sale of a larger number of books, provided 
American publishers are ready to do their 

part. That part must be done by studying 
the taste of the public, providing a literature 
which will meet and elevate that taste, issuing 
books in a style and at a reasonable price 
which will cause the supply to increase demand 
and pushing forward promotion work in be- 
half of book distribution in which the book- 
trade should cordially co-operate with and 
have the cordial co-operation of the libraries 
thruout the country. In the past few years 
notable advances have been made in this co- 
operation, altho the increased price of books, 
necessitated by the increased cost of printing 
and until recently of paper, has stood seriously 
in the way of the greater use of books. 

In this development of the future the PUB- 
LISHERS' WEEKLY hopes and plans to do its 
part. It recognizes that a trade journal must 
both follow and lead, in sympathy with pres- 
ent methods, and looking forward to a future 
of better methods and larger achievements. 
Those who thru its columns are doing what 
they can in this service will hope that when 
the labor of each comes to an end their suc- 
cessors at the end of the first century of the 
existence of the PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY may 
have earned in larger proportion the apprecia- 
tion which the book-trade has increasingly 
shown for the efforts of the past. 

The College Text Book 

AFIELD of book distribution that is 
important in its gross amount but dif- 
ferent in almost all its aspects from 
the general trade distribution is that of the 
college textbooks. These do not have just 
the same channels for selling as the grade 
books, which are in a large percentage of 
cases sold on state contract. There "is much 
more individuality in the colleges in their 
selection of texts ; aad the problem of pre- 
senting these texts and of getting smooth- 
running distribution after they are accepted 
is a difficult one. We print in this number 
a paper on this subject by Frederick D. Hart- 
man, a previous contributor, who feels that 
the dealer could take, to the advantage of all, 
a much more prominent part in the promo- 
tion plans in this field. Mr. Hartman's 
experience has been in Canada, and the 
PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY would welcome further 
discussion of this important problem. 


1 . 1'. Dutton in His Ninrtx- 
Sccond Year 

Ol |) r.rmis ..[ the veteran E. P. Dntton 
will U- to know iliat. with his 
l.Jrth.: ; lu- riiUT> n hS 

,,r. He is still in health and 
and with keen interest in affairs, tho 
with hcarintr somewhat and vision slightly im- 
paired. It still delights him to recall the 
olden times in the Broadway store at \\ash- 
itiKf>n I'lacr. where A. D. S. Randolph was 
ml the hook-trade in general was 
rontercd in the neighborhood, tho these old 
times are seen thru a vista of years which 
few men have known. He retains his old 
home at 24 West ;ist Street, within walking 
distance of the Fifth Avenue store which he 
still occasionally visits, and not long since he 
courteously opened the door as a youthful 
visitor of seventy-three departed and said 
good-bye with the cheerful word that he had 
told Mr. Macrae at luncheon that he had 
hegun to consider himself old but meant to 
start a reformation at once and not feel 
old any more. 

Mr. Macrae has had his residence with Mr. 
Dutton, while the daughter has been at col- 
nd the two Macrae boys have been mak- 
ing r< 'ke their places in the Dutton 
concern, to which one of them, John Macrae, 
Jr.. has come during the past year, while the 
younger boy, Elliott Beach Macrae, will take 
up his work in October, 1922. 

One of Mr. Dutton's most interesting remi- 
niscences is of the lad who nearly forty years 
ago came to him from Virginia. A naval 
officer living at Washington entered the store 
and asked if place could not be found there for 
a lad of his acquaintance who wanted to find 
opportunity in New York. Mr. Dutton saw 
no reason why he should look with favor upon 
a youth from so far away. The officer made 
a yearly visit to Xew York and came a sec- 
ond time to the Dutton store, but again re- 
ceived a negative reply. A third year he came 
again and snid that if the boy could be given 
a chance he would make good for the hoy's 
expense, if he did not make good for himself. 
Mr. Dutton yielded, and at eighteen young 
Macrae came into the Dutton employ under 
the immediate supervision of Charles A. Clapp, 
the junior partner. The lad frequently took 
a bundle of catalogs home with him at night. 
despite the renu.nstranre of the other juniors 
that the 'lay's work was ended. He told them 
that he wanted to learn all that he could about 
the stock and bookselling, and it came about 
that when Mr. CJapp wanted particulars about 
the stock it was to young Macrae that he 
always turned. There came sudden need for 
a traveler to make a western round, and when 
Macrae was piven the opportunity he made 
good by bringing in a bigger order than any 
of his predecessor^ Then came the need fo- 
<omeonr to make a journey across sea. and 
again it was youne Macrae who had won the 
chance. At once he made friends in London 
and was not only to the offices, 'nit 

The Publishers' Weekly 

to the homes of London publishers and began 
to establish the relations abroad which have 
since flowered into so great a development 
for the Dutton house. 

Mr. Dutton feels that it was a special Provi- 
dence which sent the lad to him, for in these 
declining years if the adjective can be used 
. ,f a man still looking upward Mr. Macrae 
has been his mainstay as now the active head 
of the successful and vastly increased busi- 
ness of E. P. Dutton & Company, as well as 
a close personal friend. It is not always that 
such reward comes to a man for good deeds 
as has come to Mr. Dutton in this happy 

Photo-Engraving Lock-out 

THE agreement between the employers and 
employees in the photo-engraving field of 
New York came to an end on December 
3 1st, and, as no agreement had been reached for 
an extension of arrangements, the shops were 
closed and notices posted which shut down the 
work for about fifteen hundred men. The em- 
ployers insisted that a new arrangement must 
be made that provided for sortie lower scales of 
wage or an extension of the working week to 
forty-eight hours. The men contend that the 
present wage scale is fair and must be continued 
if they are to keep at work. The strike has 
affected only the commercial establishments, as 
the newspaper engravers are under another con- 
tract. The dispatches from Chicago from the 
officials of the Photo Engravers' Union say that 
they expect the lock-out will become general and 
that action similar to that in New York may 
be expected next week. 

It was in this industry in New York where 
the Union claimed for a time the right to set 
the price at which the employers should sell 
their product to the consumer. They did this on 
the argument that union men who want the best 
conditions could not afford to work in a shop 
that sold its product for less than a certain 
fixed figure and that therefore in the interest 
of their craft they had the right to dictate the 
price to consumers. Thlis situation, which would 
if carried into other industries have revolution- 
ized American industry, was made illegal by a 
bill passed in the last New York legislature. 

Shops now find that even with these discounts 
they cannot hold the business in New York un- 
der the present wage scale. The difficulty in 
handling business, they say, has been increased 
by the fact that the present wage scale of fifty 
dollars is increased in practice by the fact that 
members of the Union will not consent to work 
at this figure, and the shops claim that when 
they telephone for a man to Union headquarters 
the report is made that there are no men to 
work at the contract figure, as all are demand- 
ing more. This same reply is made, so the 
employers say, even tho it is welt known that 
well over a hundred men have been out of 

Conferences are now in progress between the 
Photo Engravers' Board of Trade and the 
Photo Engravers' Union Number One, and it is 
hoped that a settlement wfill shortly be reached. 

January 7, 1922 

The College Text Book Situation 

By Frederick Deane Hartman 

ii'T'HE most persistently and consistently 

I annoying source of perpetual unsatis- 

factonness 1 ever thought could exist," 

was the reply one college professor gave me 

in answer to my inquiry as to what he thought 

of the present methods of supplying college 

text books." 

"An infernal nuisance requiring continual 
attention lots of complaint and n9 money!" 
This is what the dealer who supplied the in- 
stitution with which the above mentioned pro- 
fessor was associated had to say of the situa- 

"College text books ! I would give anything 
if we didn't have to publish them. There i-> 
more trouble and less money in that department 
of our business than in all of the rest of the 
departments put together." This came from 
the head of the publishing house which supplied 
the majority of the books used by the above 
mentioned dealer. 

I have given these quotations because they 
quite well represent the respective points of 
view held by the persons chiefly concerned in 
the college text book question. It should per- 
haps be added that probably the view expressed 
by this publisher is only held by those pub- 
lishers who do not specialize on educational 
publications and have relatively few college 
texts on their lists. 

W'ere this the situation with any other line 
of book publishing the line would be promptly 
dropped, but. of course, it is recognized that 
college text books are essential and must be 
supplied. The responsibility therefore prima- 
rily lies with the publishers to study the causes 
of all this dissatisfaction and do what may be 
possible to remedy the situation. 

The first point to come up for consideration 
is an analysis of the different methods of col- 
lege text book distribution now in vogue. 

(a) The most usual method of handling 
college texts is for some dealer, who specially 
caters to the student trade, to assume the re- 
sponsibility of keeping informed as to the books 
recommended for adoption in the various 
courses, and nlso assume some of the responsi- 
bilitv of introducing the publishers' new texts 
to the professors and securing new adoptions. 

(b) In a number of instances the institu- 
tional authorities appoint from one to three 
deserving and needy students for period? vary- 
ing from one to four years to handle this 
business. As a rule, the institution assumes 
responsibility for the accounts and keeps the 
records. The students, of course, must arrange 
to do all the work outside their study hours 
and their interest in the development of the 
business is only temporary. 

(c) In other instances an appointee is 
chosen by the institution who holds the position 
more or less permanently. Such a man is as- 
sured of all the institutional natronage and is 
Lruaranteed the co-operation of the professors. 

Such an appointee must, as a rule, supply his 
own financial backing. He feels himself to 
'be in a very independent position, for he is 
practically protected from any competition. 

(d) In the case of many smaller institu- 
tions, particularly those located in small com- 
munities, the institution itself does the pur- 
chasing of the texts and sells them to the stu- 

(e) In a very few instances at the begin- 
ning of each term the publishers have a rep- 
resentative on hand who sells directly to the 
students their requirements. Between the rep- 
resentative's visits, the professors purchase 
direct any books needed. This method of prac- 
tice is now quite rare. 

(f) In many places there have been tried 
various forms of "Students' Co-operative 
Stores" in which the capital is drawn from 
the students, who purchase their tickets varying 
in cost from five to twenty dollars each. At 
the end of each academic year the students 
receive that share of the profits which the 
number of tickets to which they hold would 
entitle them. It may be added that due to 
inefficient management the rebates are usually 

There are several other different methods in 
practice for handling college texts, but they 
are all more or less modifications of one of 
these already outlined. 

We shall now examine the manner in which 
these various methods work in actual practice. 
Let us start with the ease in which texts are 
distributed thru a retail dealer. Such a dealer 
may or may not be a lover of books with a 
sense of discrimination and literary discern- 
ment. Most generally he is not so that he 
does not find a very sympathetic listener when 
he goes to introduce new texts to a professor, 
and tries to procure new adoptions. It is hard 
to say whether it is better to have a dealer 
with literary tastes or not, for so frequently 
those who have prove a dismal failure as a 
business executive. At any rate, a combina- 
tion of business ability and keen literarv dis- 
cernment is exceedingly rare. This dealer 
whom we are describing handles the publica- 
tions of a dozen or more publishers. As a 
rule, he does all the buying himself. He car- 
ries a broad stock, including countless station- 
ery items, and makes a strong play for general 
trade to supplement the very seasonal college 
text business. He is the direct recioient of all 
complaints of the students which chiefly refer 
to the cost of the books. An average student 
unhesitatingly brands as a robber anyone 
charging over two dollars for a book. The 
dealer is very apt to become guided in his 
recommendations to professors by the retail 
price and thus frequently urges the adoption 
of a very inferior book, thus arousing the sus- 
picion of the professor, who feels there must 
be some graft in the air, and promptly loses 


confidence in the dealer altogether. This ten- 
dency towards a suspicious attitude toward the 
dealer by professors is further fostered by 
the tact that the dealer must charge professors 
hill list price lor books, whereas the professors 
iiml that 1>> communicating direct with the 
publishers they either get the desired books 
free or, at least less, at a 20 per cent discount. 
The dealer docs not maintain a staff whicli 
will permit him to give good educational serv- 
ice. It is quite common for dealers to accept 
order- tin- name of the publisher of 

which they do not know. If the firm receiving 
this order does not pick it up for the dealer, 
then the matter usually is dropped, and unless 
the customer placing the order does not inquire 
he will never hear of the matter again. 

In the cases in which text book business s 
handled by students appointed by the institu- 
tional authorities the objections cited in the 
case of the ordinary dealer all hold the more 
strongly, as such appointees have only a tempo- 
rary interest in the business and are very re- 
stricted in the amount of time they have avail- 

When a permanent appointment is made by 
the institution the greatest trouble arises from 
the appointee's sense of security in his posi- 
tion. He does not feel the necessity of learning 
far enough in advance the requirements of the 
classes. He knows that if one book is not 
available when the time comes another 
will be used, and in either case they will be 
supplied thru him. In short, he places the 
entire responsibility upon the publisher of keep- 
ing a stock of all the books listed bound up 
and ready for shipment. The publishers, how- 
ever, have taken rather a broader view of the 
situation, and in order to keep the costs of 
texts down have tried to anticipate the exact 
requirements and not have the expense of enor- 
mous stocks in their warehouses. 

The remaining instances cited under para- 
graphs "d," "e," and "f" are so closely related 
to the preceding case, in so far as their objec- 
tionable features are concerned, that we need 
not find it necessary to repeat. 

The whole difficulty lies in the fact that in 
the rapid development of the universities, pub- 
lishing houses, and dealers each has considered 
its own problems alone without giving proper 
consideration to the requirements and develop- 
ment of the other. 

With the great increase in the number of 
elective r<>iir-rs in the college and university 
came, of course, the demand for many more 
and more varied texts. In order to meet this 
demand the publishers necessarily had to make 
provision to stnclv the situation and also create 
a department to cover the field. With the 
creation of a new course at n university ami 
the necessity of a suitable text being supplied, 
a publisher undertakes the responsibility. He 
must, in order not to lose money, get the book 
into use elsewhere and originally put it up to 
the dealer. Tn this reeard it must be said 
that it would seem that many dealers have 
hwi rather short-sighted, for it can be truth- 
fully stated that rrry T rry few are the college 
textual adoptions procured as a result of anv 

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dealer's efforts. In the first place, as before 
stated, the dealer may not be fitted for such 
work not have the time, etc. At any rate, 
the promotion work has been left entirely to 
the publisher who does his work thru the 
college professors. It is, of course, out of the 
question to expect a college professor to buy 
every book he may consider for use he is 
accordingly presented with a copy. This prac- 
tice is a great source of annoyance to most 
dealers, who cannot see that in reality the 
professors are the salesmen for college texts 
and the more that is done to get texts into the 
hands of professors the greater is bound to be 
the demand for those books. 

Coincident with the growth of the dealers' 
disapproval of this attitude of publishers to- 
wards college professors has been the growth 
of the attitude on the part of dealers that all 
promotion work and responsibility for the crea- 
tion of demand for all books shall rest with the 
publisher. The publishers have more or less 
come to recognize this as the case and accepted 
the situation. This necessitates the publishers 
carrying a staff capable of handling this work 
and the reason there still exists so much dis- 
satisfaction is because the publishers do not 
assume full reponsibility for the college text 
service, as the retailer maintains more or less 
the attitude that his territory is being en- 
croached upon. The very fact that most of 
the publicity on texts goes out directly from 
the publisher tends to make the professors 
forget the dealer's place in the general book 

There can be, it seems to me, two general 
solutions. One would be very difficult to ac- 
complish and mean a very radical change, 
namely, to have the retailers take over the 
educational promotion of all the publishers. 
To bear this additional expense they would, of 
course, have to procure the books at much 
lower rates, for in the present situation it is 
very difficult for the dealer to net much, if 
anything, on the strictly educational lines. 

The more practical plan for improving the 
situation would be to have an understanding 
with the professors and dealers that the service 
on college texts should come exclusively thru 
the educational department of the publishers, 
who would do all the work of getting the in- 
formation on future requirements, securing new 
adoptions, etc. When the educational depart- 
ment received the information relative to texts 
to be used, etc., the matter could be referred 
to the respective dealer and the stock for- 
warded. It may be objected that this is vir- 
tually the present practice, but that is not 
true, because the final word in the matter of 
adoption is left with the professor to give the 
dealer. The professors are inclined to neglect 
this until rather late, as thev know the dealer 
is always available and can be seen any time 
or else they think the publisher will see the 
dealer, etc. The one sure thins: is that con- 
fusion results. Tn my proposed suggestion it 
would be necessary first to make clear to pro- 
fessors the real necessity of the publisher beini? 
in constant possession of the nroeress of the 
college courses and knowing long in advance 

January 7, 1922 

the book to be recommended and so far as 
possible the number required. It is true that 
publishers are inclined to forget that a pro- 
fessor cannot tell exactly how many pupils 
will elect a given course or, even so, how many 
of these will be supplied with second-hand 
texts. However, by co-operation the require- 
ments can be pretty well approximated. In 
this plan the dealer would be absolutely re- 
lieved of any responsibilitv of getting adoptions 
or anticipating requirements. As to the actual 
method in which the publishers and professors 
should carry on their co-operation, it would seem 
that matters would be expedited if each college 
department gave a monthly report of the texts 
used in the various courses, the reference books 

recommended, the relative satisfaction of books 
used, new recommendations and the number of 
students in the course. 

True, this requires considerable time to be 
given by the professors, but their co-operation 
could unquestionably be procured if It were 
made clear to them that such effort would 
result in better service and cheaper books. 

The publishers in the possession of such in- 
formation could have no excuse for not being 
prepared and the dealer could have no com- 
plaint against the commission on educational 
books, with all the responsibility removed. It 
would, in effect, amount to their receiving the 
books on consignment. 

Copyright Discussion 

THE mid-winter meetings of the American 
Library Association with important action 
by the Council met at Chicago* on Decem- 
ber, 3Oth and 3ist. Two resolutions of- 
fered, with consequent discussion and decision, 
were of special interest to the book-trade, that 
on library revenues and that on copyright legis- 
lation. The special committee on library rev- 
enues, with Samuel H. Ranck, librarian of 
Grand Rapids, as Chairman, brought in a reso- 
lution containing recommendations in regard to 
a better standard of library appropriations, put- 
ting the weight of the Association's opinion 
back of a plan advocating at least one dollar 
per capita for any community that wanted ade- 
quate service. After some discussion as to 
whether one dollar per capita would be suit- 
able service for both large and small communi- 
ties, the resolution was passed in the following 

Submitted by Samuel H. Ranck, Chairman. 

"The American Library Association believes 
that $i per capita, of the population of the 
commiunity served, is a reasonable minimum 
annual revenue for the library in communities 
desiring to maintain a good modern public 
library system with trained librarians. This 
sum should cover a main library with reading 
room facilities, branch libraries and reading 
rooms within easy reach o*f all the people, a 
registration of card holders equal to at least 
thirty per cent of the population, and a con- 
siderable collection of the more expensive 
books of reference, with a home use of about 
five volumes per capita. This allowance of per 
capita revenue may need modification in the 
case of the very small or very large communi- 
ties, or which are otherwise exceptional. Small 
communities may often obtain increased library 
service for the same money per capita by en- 
larging the area of administration. The situa- 
tion in large communities is often modified .by 
the presence of good endowed libraries free for 
public use. Communities desiring their libra- 
ries to supply these needs extensively and with 
the highest grade of trained service, will find 
it necessary to provide a support much larger 
than the minimum of $i per capita. This 

should cover extension work sufficient to bring 
home to the children, the foreign-speaking peo- 
ple, business men, artisans, advanced students, 
public officials, and in general all classes of the 
people, the opportunities that such a library is 
not only ready but is able to afford, with a 
service that is administered by trained libra- 
rians having special knowledge in their par- 
ticular departments. 

"The Committee recommends that further 
study be given to the whole subject of adequate 
support for high school and grade school libra- 
ries, and for college and university libraries, 
to be based on a knowledge of the existing 
situation with reference to such libraries." 

The copyright situation was given discussion 
based on a resolution presented by Dr. M. 
Llewellyn Raney, Librarian of Johns Hopkins 
University, and Chairman of the A. L. A. 
Committee on Book Buying. This resolution 
takes issue with the Bill which is about to be 
introduced in Congress. Frederic G. Melcher 
represented the publishers in the discussion and 
argued for the Bill as drawn. All agreed that 
the United States should be a member of the 
Berne Convention, but the Bill provides that 
American publishers shall have full rights to 
the American market on any foreign book which 
they contract for, and the librarians are against 
any feature that will prevent them from buy- 
ing any book in any market. The resolution as 
drafted and printed below was carried, and 
the discussion will be carried before the Con- 
gressional Committee. 

Resolution Offered by Dr. Raney. 

"Whereas, The Authors' League of America 
proposes national legislation, including repeal 
of the so-called 'manufacturing clause' in the 
present copyright law, in order to pave the way 
for the United States' entry into the Interna- 
tional Copyright Union; and 

"Whereas, The American Publishers' Copy- 
right League (now the Bureau of Copyright 
of the National Association of Book Publish- 
ers) went on official record at its last session 
as supporting such legislation only on condi- 
tion that libraries and persons be prohibited by 

The Publishers' Weekly 

importing the foreign ftho author- 
: "f works copyrighted also in 

. s, except by permission of the 
right owners; 

it r,-j<>/7v</, That the Council of the 

Amcr sociation records its pleas- 

rospcct of authors' securing, without 

formality, tin- international protec- 

hat is tlu-ir admitted ri^ht; 

"l\,-.>l:ni. further. That the Council reaffirm, 

.itii-n's wonted disapproval 

of any measure that would curtail or cancel 
the existing privileges of importation, support- 
id, as they are, by American precedent and 
violative neither of the Federal Constitution 
nor of foreign practice; 

"Resolved, That the Committee on Book Buy- 
ing and that on Federal and State Relations be 
and are hereby Instructed to take every proper 
and feasible measure toward rendering these 
resolutions as effective as possible." 

Talk to Booksellers 

EMU. HtlKEL, the Western representa- 
tive MI I). Applcton & Co., recently spoke 
U i.. re the J. K. Gill class in bookselling, 
and cxc-rpt> irm the talk were printed in The 
Hi-ll',;-kly dill-o-draiii. We reprint the ex- 
tracts hrre : 

Bookstore As a Community Center 
"\\hat docs it iiuan to you who arrive every 
morning and depart every evening 

Six Days in the Week? 
"You must rate yourselves with the interests 
of the community according to financial sheets 
A At or you are not filling your logical posi- 
\rc \ou satisfied in knowing this? Are 
you making a sericnis attempt to supply the 
nerds, also the wants, of your community? 

"The J. K. Gill Co. has been known for 
years as a place \\ here books are bought and 
sold no doubt founded on honesty and probity, 
otherwise the business could not endure and 
flourish. Are you in your individual work 
simply trading on your employer's honesty and 
busiiir>- success, or are you building, helping 
men. women and children along the paths of 
\rc you as honest with your em- 
ployer as he is with you. Are yon delivering 
daily or just getting by? Let us consider a 
few minutes 'How'! 

"I remember an incident which occurred 
v>m<- time ago. Swift, the author of 'Psy- 
chology' anil 'Daxs Work.' was drawing me 
out alonir my line. 'Selling.' and I said, '1 im- 
'I on the youth I was attempting to 
break in 

N'eat Clothes 
i !< an Linen 
Clean Body 

and finally knowing what you have to sell.' 
iled, objected, and said. That is not all.' 
I replied. 'No, but it is fundamental.' 

Think it ovrr. Knowing what you have to 
Did yon ever thing how easy your job 
15 made for yon? I don't mean how" difficult 
Everyone knows the difficulties. 

The moment anyone enters your door the 

object of his earning is to buy something. That 

is the reason the public enter. You do not 

out nnd bring them willy nilly. No! Thev 

? me '" toiv. Then what is 'your attitude 5 

them feel thcv come to the right place. 

fhrv are regular bookbuyers you are on 

the scales and are being weighed. If not, the*, 
may be fearful of this high-brow place. And 
it all depends, on your attitude toward the 
seeker alter knowledge what you impart 
what air or tone you take. Have you one 
approach for society people and another for 
the toiler? If so, why? Do you feel it neces- 
sary in selling fiction or literature. 1 mean 
anything not founded on the exact science, to 
have an opinion and back your opinion by sell- 
ing or ignoring the book or books in question? 
If so, what is the value of your opinion hi 
dollars and cents to your employer, who has 
bis money invested? Every book purchased 
by your firm must have passed a test 'of the 
publisher and his advertisers' and of 'the head 
of your department,' that should be all that 
is necessary for you who act as distributing 
agent. If you are interested in a book for any 
reason naturally it is easier for you to en- 
thuse and, as we say, 'Hand it out,' but what 
about the other nine or nine and ninety? 

"Make an honest effort to see why it is pub- 
lished. You are not the judge of the picture, 
but the picture is the judge of you. Apply 
that to your book. 

"And then when you reach that wonderful, 
glorious and most enviable position that yon 
can fit the book to the man, you will say with 
pardonable pride: 'I have arrived.' 

"In dealing with your people after they have 
bought what they came in for you must sell 
them something else to be of any value to your 
firm, and to do that you must know your stock 
and remember the fundamentals : 

Attract attention, 
Arouse interest, 
Create desire, 
Incite action. 

"How shall yon know your stock or become - 
acquainted with it? Study. 

"Read your trade papers, read reviews- 
assimilate one thought that you will always 
connect with that book. Take a moment when 
dusting or arranging stock to familiarize your- 
self with at least one statement made by the 
publisher on the flap of the cover and make 
that your sub-title. 

"Do not make the mistake of recommending 
too many so that your client is unable to see 
the wood for the trees. Yon have in the be- 
ginning the confidence of the purchaser, a 

J a into i- y 7, 1922 


valuable asset! Merit that confidence. He 
comes to you because he thinks you know. 
Live up to it. 

"Is it not true, that the public judge you 
by your ability to help them? What a help 
you can be by knowing or even suggesting 
what a potential power for good your book- 
store is in the community and you the indi- 
vidual to make it so. Many judge the city 
by the bookstore. Many consider the book- 
store a civic institution and point to the book- 
store with pride. J. K. Gill Co. is known 
favorably or otherwise by the individual who 
comes in contact with the public; therefore. 
it behooves you to give the best that is in you 
so that the public will be pleased and helped 
by your individual efforts." 

Best Sellers in November 

Compiled and arranged in the order of their 
popularity from exclusive reports of leading 
booksellers in every section of the country by 
Books of the Month: 


If Winter Comes by A. S. M. Hutchinson. 

The Pride of Palomar by Peter B. Kyne. Cos- 

Her Father's Daughter by Gene Stratton- 
Porter. Doubleday. 

The Sheik by Edith M. Hull. Small 

Helen of the Old House by Harold. Bell 
Wright. Applet on. 

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis. Harcourt. 


Mirrors of Washington. Anonymous. Put- 

The Outline of History by H. G. Wells, Mac- 

Mirrors of Downing Street. Anonymous. Put- 

Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey. Harcourt. 

The Cruise of the Kawa by Walter L. Trap- 
rock. Putnam. 

The Americanization of Edward Bok by Ed- 
ward Bok. Scribncr. 

Books in Demand at the Libraries 

THE. January number of the Bookman shows 
that the following were the most popular 
books at the public library during the month 
of November: 


Main Street. By Sinclair Lewis. Harcourt. 
Helen of the Old House. By Harold Bell 

Wright. Appleton. 
Her Father's Daughter. By Gene Stratton- 

Porter. Doubleday. 
The Brimming Cup. By Dorothy Can field. 

Tf Winter Comes. By A. S. M. Hutchinson. 

Little, Brou-n. 
The Pride of Palomar. By Peter B. Kyne. 



The Outline of History. By H. G. Wells. 

Queen Victoria. By Lytton Strachey. Har- 

The Mirrors of Washington. Anonymous. 

The Mirrors of Downing Street. Anonymous. 

The Americanization of Edward Bok. By 
Edward Bok. Scribncr. 

M argot Asquith : An Autobiography. By 
M argot Asquith. Doran. 

The Atlantic Bookshelf 

THE notable new books which have been 
placed upon the Alantic Monthly's Bookshelf 

in the January number are: 

Life and Letters of Henry Lee Higginson. By 
Bliss Perry. Atlantic Monthly Press. 

History: Its Theory and Practice. By Bene- 
detto Croce. Harcourt, Brace & Co. 

The Young Enchanted : A Romantic Story. By 
Hugh Walpole. Doran. 

Forty-Odd Years in the Literary Shop. By 
James L. l-'ord. Dutton. 

The B'ook of Jack London. By Charmian Lon- 
don. Century. 

The Man in the Street. By Meredith Nichol- 
son. Scribner. 

Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him. By Joseph 
P. Tumulty. Doubleday. 

Zona Gale Predicts the Novel 
of Tomorrow 

'' I "HE chief course of the novel of tcnnor- 

1 row is to uncover commonplace beauty, as 
today it is uncovering cc/mmonplace ugliness," 
said Miss Zona Gale, the author of "Miss Lulu 
Bett," in a talk Sunday evening at Unity Fo- 
rum. Montclair, New Jersey. 

"Criticism of the new American novel often 
amounts to a dislike of the book because it is 
not about pleasant people. The person who 
dc/es not like a book because he would not 
like the people is to be classed with the de- 
votee of the motion picture or the barrel or- 
gan for I purposely link those two. 

"The hope of the novel today is to see the 
least attractive thing. To hate the sinner has 
been the old order ; while to hate the sin and 
to love the sinner is the word of tomorrow. 
The custom of the ncA-elist is to pick out a 
single, noble, fallen soul and to idealize him. 
The men of the new fiction contend chiefly in 
commonplace circumstances and do not always 

"Recognition of the value of the common- 
place and a tardy turning to native sources ai 
supply are characteristics of the present day 
novel. The malady of the American novel is 
the lack of beauty as a force. 

"Our novels are scattered over with beauti- 
ful passages, but the warp and woof of beauty 
we do not weave. This is the whole reason for 
the novel today to look for ugliness and hate 
it ; tomorrow to look for beauty and find it." 

The Publishers' Weekly 

In the Field of the Retailer 


creator of the two new children in fic- 
ticm, Nancy and Nick, entertained the younger 
set of Chicago at Marshall Field's recently. 
There were several characters from her Nancy 
and Nick books parading around in costumes, 
and these peculiar figures aided the children in 
thrir reception to the twins. The party lasted 
for two days and Marcella Burns Hahner was 
hostess to the children. Wesley Banbolt and 
Barbara Wilson played the parts of the twins 
Nancy and Nick. 

In her baggage Mrs. Barton brought the 
magic shoes, the magic mushrooms and all the 
;res of her imagination lands. Her books, 
five in tvuntxT, have l>ecn published by Doran 
under the title "Nancy and Nick" series, em- 
bracing the Lands of Dear-Knows Where, 
Heltcr Skelter, Nearby, Topsy Turvy and 
Scrub Up. Mr>. Barton is a sister of Mary 
Roberts Rinehart. 

Stimulating New Book 

IN the Decetnl>er 8th number of Gcyer's 
Stationer, the oldest periodical in that field, 
the leading article was entitled "Regarding the 
Book Department. The Process af Stocking 
and Selling Bok.s Described Fully for the 
Dealer Attracted by Profits Made on This 
Line" Thi^ article, which covered all phases 
of the look promotion- problems a< approached 
from the pc/int f view of a stationer or gift 
shop dealer, was supplied to the magazine by 
the National Association of Book Publishers. 

A Thrift List 

A RENEWAL of the Thrift Week cam- 
/xpaign, which has been held annually for 
several years, is to begin on January I7th, 
Franklin's birthday. In this connection, the 
American Library Association has published an 
excellent little annotated reading list entitled 
"Books and Thrift," edited 'by Ruth G. 
Nichols, Librarian of the Federal Reserve 
Bank, Chicago. This 8-page booklet can be 
purchased by booksellers or libraries at the 
rate of $3 per 100 or 30 copies for $i. 

Bookselling in Kilts 

IT is a dull day nowadays that does not see 
a new bookshop started. C. F. B'. tells us 
that Newark now has a bookstore since Bill 
Rankin, an Amherst man, has started one at 
174 Washington Street. And then we hear 
that Old Hector MacQuarrie, the Laird of 
Ulva, has started a bookshop at 27 University 
Place. That interests us greatly, because Hec- 
tor, himself a Caledonian of magnificent lin- 
eage and astoundingly agreeable disposition, 
says he proposes to conduct his bookshop on 
the Scots plan. He promises to wear kilts 
every Friday; to keep a tame haggis on the 
premises ; and to speak the Gaelic for any cus- 
tomer who makes a cash purchase of over $5. 
We have heard of bookselling being a cult; 
now it is also a kilt. 

CHRISTOPHER MORLEY in the New York Eve- 
ning Post. 

January 7, 1922 

An Uncotrected 

The presidency of the plot tellers' club 
goes without contest to Mrs. Sparrow. "Do 
you really think the countess killed him?" she 
remarks, as her husband reaches the pithy part 
of the mystery story. "Oh, dear, I am dying 
to. tell you. It doesn't come out at all as 
you expect it to. You've guessed, of course, 
that the ivory box hasn't got anything to do 
with the murder. Have they caught the one- 
eyed man jet? There. I shouldn't have told 
you, but he did it revenge, don't you see? But 
mercy, I mustn't give the plot away!" 

When Mr. Stillwater begins a book he 
never knows when he is going to finish it, if 
ever. There are so many uses to which his 
family can put a stray book to hold the door 
back, to press flowers in, to set the baby on at 
dinner that he really ought not to expect to 
find it where he left it. We show the nightly 
search under way, just as Mrs. Stillwater re- 
members that the book is serving in place of a 
caster under the 'baby's crib and that therefore 
it can't possibly be touched until morning. 

GLUYAS WILLIAMS in the New York Times. 

Mistress '"Can you tell me ho'w it is, Jane, 
that whenever I come to the kitchen T find you 

Jane "I think that it must be them rubber 
'eels you wear, Ma'am!" From Punch Draw- 
ings by F. H. Townsend (Stokes). 

Why Read History? 

AC. McLAUGHLIN, of the University of 
Chicago, in a review of "The Chronicles 
of America" issued by the Yale University 
Press, made this plea for the reading of his- 
tory in the New York Post Literary Review: 
"To say that if the people of a nation are 
to manage its affairs and determine its poli- 
cies they should know something of its his- 
tory is simply to say that they must know 
its character. For how is character disclosed 
except by conduct? The saying is so trite 
it is almost valueless and has long gone un- 
heeded. It is high time that some attention 
be paid to it. Those, moreover, who are fran- 
tically fearful of new nostrums and of vio- 
lent convulsions in the body politic may be 
urged to read history. It is quieting to the 
nerves ; it soothes without depressing, but it 
also clears the vision. It is good for the radical 
and the revolutionist, too, because he gets some 
idea of how steadily society has mdved on 
from stage to stage and how the past has in- 
sisted on reproducing itself often in a new 
disguise. The violent reformer will be less 
ready to husband and fondle his pet cure-alls ; 
lie will find, if he thoughtfully reads, that the 
one thing we can't be rid of is the past; 
it not only dogs our footsteps, but we meet 
it face to face at the next turn of the road ; 
and it simply will not 'be fashioned over irr 
accord with the dictates of a formula. His- 
tory reading is a wholesome diet for the con- 
servative, for he will discover that, while the 
past cannot be destroyed, it cannot be pre- 
served unaltered. The historical minded mart 
is sure of one thing : the social order is going 
to change : for better or for worse change is 
coming; life is a series of accommodations 
and readjustments. The reader of history 
finds that while a generation of men are anx- 
iously attentive to what appears to be the 
conspicuous tendency of their day there is and 
lias been an unseen current carrying them 
towards a condition they have not dreamed of. 
He will probably find that no generation quite 
knows itself, because its deeper significance 
can be comprehended only when one sees its 
product, and the product is only fully dis- 
closed bv the next generation or succeeding 
stage. The impatient radical and the choleric 
conservative may, if they will, from history 
learn modesty, and may each gather respect 
for the opinion of the other. One of the try- 
ing and disturbing manifestations of modern 
American' life is the mental immobility of 
the conservative, for conservatism so easily 
becomes obstinacy, and obstinacy begets intol- 
erance, and intolerance makes fellowship and 
understanding impossible, and misunderstand- 
ing foments quarrels. Whether we like it or 
not, changes are going to come. Let the im- 
mobile minded man read history; he is likely 
to find, if it be real history, that he will be 
inclined not simply to watch the wake of the 
vessel, but to peer ahead to see whither the 
next turn of the wheel mav take him." 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Women and Bookselling 

A Monthly Department of News and Theory Edited by Virginia Smith Cowpcr 

Gl-AKjK Madden Martin (Mrs. Attwood 
K. Martin), whose new novel, "March 
( )n" was recently published by Appleton, 
is now associate editor of The Woman Citizen, 
in which slu- is associated with Mrs. Gary 
Thomas, Mary Garrett Hay and Dorothy Can- 
ficl.l Fisher. 

of the new and interesting book depart- 
ments which has been started within the last 
two months is that of James A. Hearn, West 
141!) Street, New York. This department is 
located on the fourth floor, and is combined with 
the Gift Shop. 

The books are arranged in racks at the sides 
oi the room, with tables directly in front of 
them, while the centre of the floor is given over 
.Hoiis types of merchandise suitable for 
presents. All classes of literature are included 
in the stock, a large portion of which is given 
over to religious books and articles. Children's 
books are given a prominent place, and they 
a wide variety of titles. This new depart- 
ment is in charge of Miss Grady, whose name 
is a new one to the 'book-trade, but who is, from 
the appearance of the denartment, going to 
accomplish things worth while. 

Marion Cutter, the proprietor of the Chil- 
dren's Book Shop, 5 West 47th Street, is a 
contributor to the Sunday book page of the New 
York Tribune, writing on the subject of new 
books for children. Her column is given one 
of the most prominent places, and includes both 
chatty criticism and suggestions to parents for 
book selection. Miss Cutter has recently been 
elected First Vice-President of the Women's 
N'ational Book Association. 

The regular monthly meeting of the Women's 
National Book Association will be held at the 
Children's Book Shop on the evening of Janu- 
ary 10. h is requested by the new president, 
Belle M. Walker, that as many members as 
]K>ssiblc attend, as there will be many things 
of interest discussed, among which is the pro- 
posed reduction of yearly dues from $6 to $3. 
the business mentioned, there will be 
present two authors, who will address the mem- 

IM.m> are already under way for the annual 
<Vinncr, and the heads of the committees are as 

Ticket: Alice Dempscy; Entertainment: Mrs. 
Robert K. Sherwood, assisted by Carolyn Ul- 
rich and Sophie Kerr Underwood; Dinner: 
Virginia Smith Cowpor. 

A new venture in the world of books has 
been launched at 2255 Broadway, New York, 
in the form of a Catholic circulating library, 
which includes books for the old as well as 
the young. The books have been very carefully 
selected, and include works bv Catholic and 
non-Catholic writers. Beatrice Ridder is in 
charge, and her catalog will include the best 
of recent books, together with titles in his- 
tory, biography, science, travel, etc., by writers 
of yesterday and to-day. The works of Joyce 
Kilmer, Canon Sheehan, Maurice Francis 
Kagan, John Ayscough for adults have been 
chosen, together with stories of Zane Grey, 
Eleanor Porter, Louisa M. Alcott and Thorn- 
ton Burgess for the younger set. 

Miss Rlidder has tried to keep in mind, wh'ile 
making selections, the advice of a celebrated 
man to his son : "Keep good company or none." 
There is also a plan on foot to foster the book- 
owning habit, and books may be bought from 
the library as well as borrowed. If one does 
not wish to buy a new book, those which have 
seen a reasonable amount of service, may be 
purchased for a small sum. 

The book store of Gimbel Brothers, New 
York, jn charge of Alice Dempsey, enjoyed an 
old-time Christmas "rush" in all sections of 
the department. This was especially true of 
the Juvenile section, which this Christmas 
reaped a harvest from Children's Book Week. 
Miss Dempsey had two authors in her depart- 
ment on alternate days of that week, who held 
story-telling periods. They were David Cory, 
whose "Puss in Boots, jr." stories are popular 
among children and Howard Garis, who told 
all about Uncle Wlggeley. 

The Little Bookstore in East Sixtieth Street, 
New York, has an attractive correspondence 
card that gives a personal touch to all the no- 
tices that go put. This card is 4% x $ l / 2 and 
has a decorative border with the name and ad- 
dress of the shop in a scroll across the top. 
There is a good sized writing space, and it can 
be mailed at the one cent postage rate. This 
forms a very effective way of notifying people 
about lxx>ks that have come to hand which 
should be of spedial interest to them. 

Sara Teasdale is at work on an anthology 
of poems for children, called "Rainbow 
Gold." The book will be illustrated by Dugald 
Stewart Walker and will be brought out next 
year by the Macmillan Company. Miss Teas- 
dale will include about seventy poems from 
Chaucer to Robert Frost. 

January 7, 1922 

Obituary Notes 


LEMUEL VV. BANGS for many years resident 
representative of Charles Scribner's Sons in 
England, died at his home in London on Decem- 
ber 1 5th. Mr. Bangs, who was born in New 
York in 1840, was related to the well-known 
family of auctioneers of literary property. His 
uncle, Lemuel Bangs was the original Bangs 
of the house of Bangs, Merwiin & Company. In 
early manhood he entered the employ of the 
Scribner house and in the course of time be- 
came manager of the foreign department which 
in those days was conducted as a separate busi- 
ness under the name of Scribner & Welford. 
When Mr. Welford, the resident London agent, 
died in 1885, Mr. Bangs became his successor 
and was permanently stationed there ever since. 
His knowledge of books and of publishing con- 
ditions was remarkable, and in addition to the 
regular importing business of the firm many im- 
portant finds and purchases of literary rare- 
ties have distinguished his work. In his long 
London residence he made a host of friends 
and was a well-known figure in publishing 
circles. He was one of the comparatively few 
American members of the Garrick Club. 

Scrantom, Wetmore & Company 
Becomes * 'Scrantom' s Inc." 

THE business of Scrantom, Wetmore & 
Company, Rochester, N. Y., has just been 
reorganized and hereafter will take the name 
of "Scrantom's, Incorporated." 

Albert C. Walker and Joshua T. Gorsline 
recently purchased the interest of Lansing G. 
Wetmore in the partnership and incorporated 
the business, associating with them as stock- 
holders Edward H. Walker, manager of the 
social stationery and engraving shops ; Harry 
A. Tompkins, manager of the commercial 
stores, and Frank A. Davis, assistant man- 
ager; Howard L. Peak, manager of the whole- 
sale department; D. Karl Medcalf, manager 
of the book store. Louis G. LaBorie, manager 
of the sporting goods and toy shop, and Ernest 
E. Gorsline general manager. 

The Board of Directors of the corporation 
will consist of Albert C. Walker, president: 
Joshua T. Gorsline, treasurer: Edward H. 
Walker, Harry A. Tompkins and Ernest E. 

The business was organized in May, 1868. 
by Elbert Henry Scrantom, who with Lansing 
G. Wetmore opened a book and stationery 
store at No. 10 State Street, under the name 
of Scrantom & Wetmore. A year later Albert 
C. Walker was called from New York to 
take charge of the book business as a third 
partner and some years later the firm became 
Scramtom, Wetmore & Company. The per- 
sonnel of the firm remained unchanged until 
the death of the senior partner, Mr. Scrantom. 
in 1905, when Joshua T. Gorsline, who had 
joined the company in 1883 as financial man, 
entered the partnership. 

Reduction in Postage Rates 

THE Postmaster General announces that on 
and after January i, 1922, the domestic post- 
age rate of two cents an ounce or fraction 
thereof will apply to letters for Argentine, 
Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador. Jamaica and 
Martinque. Heretofore the regular rate of five 
cents applied to these countries. 

Better Pay, Better Work 

Albany, 27 December, 1921. 

Printers and 'binders, especially in New York 
City, are being paid more than ever before. Is 
there no way to insure better work than ever 

A recent small shipment of books to this 
library shows 

"Letters From A Cat," put into the cover 
upside down. 

Van Doren's "The American Novel," con- 
taining signature printed only on one side. 

Rolt Wheeler's "Boy With the U. S. In- 
ventors," with fourteen pages printed only on 
one side. 

Is there no way in which such imperfections, 
and there are more of them than ever before, 
can get back, in the way of penalty, to the re- 
sponsible workmen? 

Very truly yours, 

J. I. WYER. 

Personal Note 

EDWIN GILE RICH. General Manager of 
Small, Maynard & Company, is spending the 
month of January in London in connection with 
the publication plans of the house for the ensu- 
ing year. 


"Medical Electricity," by Sinclair Tc/usey, 
published by W. B. Saunders Co., was listed 
in the "Weekly Record" of Dec. 10 as by Sin- 
clair Terry. 

Changes in Price 

Announce a reduction in prices of all of their Gradu- 
ation and School Memory Books, effective January 
3. 1922. 

Business Notes 

ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. Ogilvie's Book Store 
is a new concern recently opened at 33 South 
Pennsylvania Avenue. 

CHICAGO, ILL. C F. Liebeck has recently 
moved into larger quarters, and Ins added sta- 
tionery to the stock of books. The new ad- 
dress of the firm is 849 East 63 Street. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

The Weekly Record of New Publications 

in smaller type. 

j~ j *i * k/ ' t, r ftr obtainable only on- specific request, w i/* // **.*/* 
rtol *- Bailable date Preferably copyright date, in bracket] only when it 

^"p: - s # **WSiSfFaH * *"" /rom *""*" d " ' 

" ^iw^irr rtili^7ft7/S^' F. (%'llv^r 3 M o rJn^^r, high); Q MO: und 3* .^ O (^ 

it. cm ) D (imo: ao fmj; i. uomc: 17/2 tm.;, 

10 cw.)'; *., ofc'., "<", detignate square, oblong, narrow. 

American l>ook-priccs current; a record of 
books, manuscripts and autographs sold at 
auction in New York, Boston, and Philadel- 
phia, from September, 1919, to July, 1920; be- 
ing the season of 1919-1920; compiled from 
the auctioneers' catalogs ; [v. 26.] 17+1042 p. 
O '20 c. '21 N. Y., E. P. Button & Co., 681 
5th Ave. $20 n. [600 copies] 
American Medical Association 

Laws [abstract] and board rulings regulat- 
ing the practice of medicine in the United 
States and brief statements regarding medical 
registration abroad; rev. to August i, 1921; 
31 st ed. 236 p. fold. tabs. D c. '21 Chic., 
American Medical Assn., 535 N. Dearborn St. 
60 c. 
Armstrong, George S. 

Essentials of industrial costing. 13+297 P- 

charts, forms, facsms., fold, diagr. O c. '21 

, D. Appleton & Co., 35 W. 32nd St. 

$5 n. 

Partial contents: Economic development and neces- 
ng; The purpose and functions of cost- 
ing; The costing of depreciation, interest and power, 
The connection of costing with the general books and 
the preparation >( monthly statements therefrom. 

Bade, Jarret 

The English dominicans. 236 p. O '21 
X. Y., Ben/iger Bros., 36 Barclay St. ?6 n. 
Baines, Arthur . 

("termination in its electrical aspect ; a con- 
secutive account of the electro-physiological 
concerned in evolution, from the 
formation of the pollen-grain, to the com- 
pleted structure of the seedling; together 
with some further studies in electro-physi- 

ology; with over 130 drawings from orig- 
inal photographs. 20+185 p. (i p. bibl.) O 
'21 N. Y., Button $6 n. 
Baxter, George Owen 

Free Range Lanning; a western story; 
front, by Edgar Wittmack. 11+303 P- D 
'21 N. Y., Chelsea House, 79 7th Ave. $1.75 
Beebe, Lucius M. 

Fallen stars [verse]. 31 P- D [c. '21] 
Host., The Cornhill Co., 2a Park St. bds. 

$1.50 n. 

Some of these poems appeared in The American 
Poetry Magazine, The Berkshire Courier and othet 

Behenna, Catherine Arthur 

Mystic songs of fire and flame ; with an 
appreciation by Stanwood Cobb [verse]. 
10+78 p. D [c. '21] Bost., Cornhill bds. 
Bowman, James Cloyd 

On the Des Moines [verse]. 118 p. D 
[c. '21] Bost, Cornhill $1.50 
Braithwaite, William Stanley Beaumont, ed. 

Anthology of magazine verse for 1921 ; and 
year book of American potry. i3+ 2 94 P- 
O [c. '21] Bost., Small, Maynard & Co., 
41 Mt. Vernon St. bds. $1.50 
Broadhurst, Jean 

All thru the day the Mother Goose way; 
Mother Goose's children of long ago ; what 
gave them pains and aches and what made 
them grow, no paging il. D [c. '21] Phil., 
J. B. Lippincott Co., East Washington Sq. 
bds. 75 c. 

Jingles and rhymes which will help children form 
good health habits. 

American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical 

<>f mining in the Lake Superior region; 
- thr I..iUc Superior meeting of the 
Amrru-.ui institute of mining and metallurgical en- 
hclil in August, 1920; Section i, by Alexander 
!>> Engineers club of north- 
er" M iluth engineers club. 260 p. 
front, (por. i il. fold, maps diagrs. O '20 N. Y.. 
American lint, of Mining and Metallurgical Engi- 

h St. $3 

American (The) Library institute papers and pro- 
,j\ \2 v.l ,s8; 71 p. O '21 Chic.. 

Amrrinn Library Assn., 78 E. Washington St., pap. 
pt. i. <i; pt. a. $4 
Bamforrt. Edwin Fitton 

! aspects of the fishing industry at Los 
Angelei harbor. 15 p. tabs. O (Studies in sociol- 

ogy; sociological monograph, no. 18; v. 5, no. 2) 
Los Angeles, Cal., Southern Cal. Sociological Soc. ; 
Univ. of Southern California pap. 20 c. 
Beach, L. M. 

Sand and gravel in 1920. various paging tabs. O 
(Dept. of the Interior; U. S. Geol. Survey) Wash., 
D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Berry, Edward Wilber 

Tertiary fossil plants from Venezuela. various 
paging pis. O (No. 2388; from the proceedings of 
the U. S. Nat, Museum, v. 59) '21 Wash., D. C., 
Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Blaisdell, Frank E., ST. 

New species of melyridae, chrysomelidae and 
tenebrionidae (coleoptera) from the Pacific coast; 
with notes on other species, various paging il. O 
(Univ. ser., biological sciences, v. i, no. 3) '21 
Stanford Univ., Cal., Stanford University pap. $i 

January 7, 1922 

Bryin, Servaas de 

De engelsche meester; self-instructor for 
Dutch to learn English [3 v. :in i]. 585 p. 
D '21 Milwaukee, Wis., C. N 1 . Casper & Co., 
454 E. Water St. $3 n. 
Burnham, Smith 

The making of our country; a topical his- 
tory of the American people ; il. with 334 
engravings in black and white, 51 maps, and 
8 col. pis. from the J. L. G. Ferris collec- 
tion of American historical paintings. 16+ 
637 p. col. front, il. col. pis. maps O [c. 
'21] Phil., J. C. Winston Co., 1006 Arch St. 
$3 n. 
[Callahan, George] 

Health and life ; health methods, modern 
discoveries relating to food, rules for mind 
development, efficiency and success ; 6th ed. 
5+200 p. D '21 N. Y., G. Callahan & Co., 
218 Front St. $2 
Cheel, Ernest C. 

Co-operative accounting; pt. i, Store 
records and accounts as worked out by 
Henry F. Christensen ; pt. 2, Co-operative 
book keeping. 15 p. fold, forms O c. '20 
N. Y., The Co-operative League of America, 
2 W. I3th St. pap. 50 c. 
Cobb, Percival B. 

Songs of the world [verse]. 65 p. D [c. 
'21] Bost, Cornhill bds. $1.50 n. 
Corthell, Roland 

On the sidewalk. 61 p. D [c. '21] Bost., 
Cornhill bds. $1.25 n. 

Short sketches of life in the crowded city street. 

Dante Alighieri 

La divina commedia ; the divine comedy 
of Dante Alighieri ; by Melville Best Ander- 
son. 449 p. il. O [c. '21] Yonkers. N. Y., 
World Bk. Co., 333 Park Hill bds. $20 bxd. 
[300 copies] 
Danysz, Jan 

The evolution of disease ; with a discussion 
of the immune reactions occurring in in- 
fectious and non-infectious diseases : a 
theory of immunity, of anaphylaxis and of 
anti-anaphylaxis ; tr. by Francis M. Racke- 
mann. 12+194 p. il. O '21 Phil., Lea & 
Febiger. 706 Sansom St. $2.50 n. 
Davis, George Wesley 

Sketches of Butte. 6+179 p. il. D '21 
Bost.. Cornhill $1.75 n. 
De Leon, Daniel 

Anti-Semitism; its cause and cure. 26 p. 
front, (por.) D c. '21 N. Y., New York 
Labor News, 45 Rose St. pap. 25 c. 
Drever, James 

The psychology of industry. 11+148 p. 

(2 l / 2 p. bibl.) D '21 N. Y., Dutton $2.50 n. 

Partial contents: The intelligence of the worker; 
, The vocational fitness of the worker; The study of 
fatigue; Work and r^st periods; Other factors in- 
lluencing efficiency of work; A foot-rule for in- 

Duran, Leo, tr. 

Plays of old Japan. 12+127 P- col. front. 
D c. '21 N. Y., Thomas Seltzer, 5 W. soth 
St. $2.50 n. 

Folk plays that have grown out of the life and 
spirit of the people. 

Eagle, Edward E. 

The hope of the future ; forewords and 
messages by Hon. Warren Gamaliel Hard- 
ing ; Hon. David Lloyd George, Hon. Arthur 
Meighan, Hon. William Morris Hughes, Hon. 
William Massey, Sir James Craig. 9+141 p. 
front, (por.) pors. O [c. '21] Bost., Cornhill 
$2 n. 

An interpretation of the life, customs and the 
spirit of the British Empire, especially of the Do- 

Eaton, Mrs. Charlotte 

Stevenson at Manasquan ; with a note by 
Francis Dickie on the yacht Casco and six 
Stevenson portraits by George Steele Sey- 
mour. 48 p. il. S (Little Bookfellows ser.) 
[c. '21] Chic., The Bookfellows, 4917 Black- 
stone Ave. bds. $1.50 n. 
Elliot, Robert Henry 

The care of eye cases ; a manual for the 
nurse, practitioner and student; with 135 il- 
lustrations. 12+172 p. O (Oxford medical 
pub.) '21 N. Y., Oxford Univ. Press, 35 W. 
32nd St. $4.50 n. 

Emerson, John, and Loos, Anita [Mrs. John 

Breaking into the movies. 5+H5 p. front, 
pis. D [c. '21] N. Y., James A. McCann Co., 
186 W. 4th St. $1.50 n. 
Eucken, Rudolf Christof 

Rudolf Eucken, his life work and travels; 
by himself, tr. by Joseph McCabe ; [with a 
list of the works of Eucken tr. into English, 
ip.] 216 p. front, (por.) O '22 N. Y., Charles 
Scribner's Sons, 597 5th Ave. $3 n. 
Faxon, Frederick Winthrop, ed. 

Annual magazine subject-index, 1920; in- 
cluding as pt. 2 The dramatic index, 1920; 
[2 v. in i.] various paging O '21 Bost., 
The F. W. Faxon Co. $15 n. 

The dramatic index for 1920; covering 
articles and il. concerning the stage and. its 
players in the periodicals of America and 
England and including the dramatic books 
of the year; compiled with the co-operation 
of librarians. 289 p. O '21 N. Y., The F. W. 
Faxon Co., 83 Francis St. $7.50 n. 

Committee on Manufacturing Risks and Special 

Structural defects influencing the spread of fire; 
suggestions for their elimination and protection; 
[rev. ed.] 18 p. diagrs. plans O ['i6-'2i] Bost., Na- 
tional Fire Protection Assn., 87 Milk St. pap. 10 c. 
Department of the Interior. U. S. Geological Survey 

Forty-second annual report of the Director of the 
IT. S. Geological Survey [George Otis Smith], to 
the Secretary of the Interior; for the fiscal year 
ended June 30, 1921. 108 p. tabs. fold, map O '2: 
Wash.. D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
De Valera, Eamon 

India and Ireland. 24 p. S '20 N. Y., Friends of 

Freedom for India, 799 B'way; Room 536 pap. 25 c. 
Dunlop, J. P. 

Gold and silver in 1919; general report; pub. 
October 31, 1921. various paging tabs. fold, chart O 
(Dept. of the Interior; U. S. Geol. Survey) '21 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Eggleston, DeWitt Carl 

An ideal accounting system for a retail book- 
store; [including chapters on Control^ by means of 
accounting system; Income tax requirements; An- 
alysis of expenses; Stock turnover; Cash book; 
Purchase journal.] 8 p. O [n. d.] N. Y.. National 
Assn. of Book Publishers, 334 5th Ave. pap. gratis 

The Publishers Weekly 

Fellowea, Edmund Horace 

The Knglish madrigal ruinpoM TV .V>4 p.. 
i Y ^ ., < I'niv. Press $7-20 

Fitzpatrick, Benedict 

Ireland and tin- making of Britain; with 
map of medieval Ireland and Britain. 15+ 
V>* P. f"ld. col. map O '22 c. '21 N. Y., 
Funk K \V;ixnall.> Co., 354 4th Ave. $4 " 

\ study ..f the historic relation! between Ireland 
.mil Kngland. 

Fletcher, Jefferson Butler 

SymUlism of the Divine comedy; pub. by 
Columbia university in commemoration of 
the (>oo anniversary of Dante's death; 
intr<Kl. by Nicholas Murray Butler.] 8+ 
J45 1>. I) c. X. Y.. Letncke & Buechner, 
3_> K. 2oth St. $2 n. 
Flower, Sydney Blanshard 

The new thought system of dietetics. 95 p. 
S (No. 4. One-best- way ser. of New Thought 
bk>. Lc. '21] Chic., New Thought Bk. Dept., 
7_>_> Sherman St. $1 

l';u-ti;il omtents: The calories of food; Food values 
in handy form; Milk, the perfect food; The right 
.lift for "the office worker; The right diet for the fat 
man and woman: The over-retining of foods. 
Gaynor, John J. 

The wine of withery [verse], in p. S [c. 
'21 ] N. Y., J. T. White, 70 5th Ave. bds. $i 
Gleason, Martin F. 

First steps in water color painting. loop, 
il. O c. Milwaukee, Wis., Bruce Pub. Co. 
$1.25 n. 
Guest, Gilbert, pseud. [Sister Mary Angela] 

Loretta ; the sunshine of the convent : a 
novel. 7-M75 p. D '21 Omaha, Neb., [The 
Author], 1424 Castellar St. 
Hagy, H. F. 

Eight hundred receipts worth their weight 
in gold; including perfumes, tooth-powders, 
hair washes and oils, cosmetics, preserving, 
cakes and puddings, etc. 320 p. S '21 Mil- 
waukee, Wis., Casper $i 
Hall, Guillerrno Franklin 

Poco a poco ; vocabulary ed. 343 p. il. 
O (New world Spanish ser.) fc. '21] Yonk- 
en, X. Y., World Bk. Co. $1.64 n. 
Ham, Charles 

Outline of modern European history; 1700- 
IQ2O. 4+92 p. O (Review bk. ser.) [c. '21] 
N. Y., Globe Bk. Co., 175 5th Ave. 67 c. 

Hamilton, Frederick Spencer 

The vanished pomps of yesterday ; being 
some random reminiscences of a British diplo- 
mat; new and rev. ed. 13+302 p. O '_M 
N. Y., G. H. Doran Co., 244 Madison Ave. 
$4 n. 
Hanna, W. Walker 

The Cuban insurrecto; in blank verse; a 
military drama ; other choice and popular po- 
etry including Which chose the best; To find 
heaven; The soldier of the sea; The United 
States navy; The army of the U. S. A.; also 
essays, stories, addresses, etc., including 
Alaska and its resources and concluding with 
the great war of 1914 its causes.- 10+158 p. 
front, (por.) pis. pors. D [c. '21] N. Y., 
| Author], 455 W. 22nd St. $2.50 n. 
Harrison, Marguerite E. 

Marooned in Moscow ; the story of an 
American woman imprisoned in Russia. 8+ 
322 p. front, (por.) O [c. '21] N. Y., Doran 
$3 n. 

The story of a woman newspaper correspondent 
who spent eighteen months in Soviet Russia, telling 
merely what she saw there of the social and eco- 
nomic life. 
Hart, Louise 

Poems. 45 p. D [c. '21] Bost., Cornhill 
bds. $1.50 
Haseltine, Burton 

Griffonage ; poems ; with designs by Mil- 
dred Ross. 16 p. pis. O [c. '21] Chic., The 
Bookfellows pap. 50 c. [250 copies] 
Hemon, Louis 

Maria Chapdelaine; a tale of the Lake St. 
John country; tr. by W. H. Blake. 288 p. D 
c. '21 N. Y., The Macmillan Co., 66 5th 
Ave. $2 n. 

The love story of a daughter of a Canadian pioneer. 


The story of the Iliad; retold by F. S. 
Marvin, R. J. G. Mayor and F. M. Stawell. 
224 p. front, il. S (The kings' treasuries of 
literature) [n. d.] N. Y., Dutton 70 c. n. 
Immel, Ray Keeslar 

The delivery of a speech ; a manual for 
Course I in public speaking. 333 p. D c. '21 
Ann Arbor, Mich.. George Wahr $1.80 n. 

Partial contents: The nature of a good speech; 
Fundamental qualities of delivery; Formal qualities 
of delivery-action; Formal qualities of delivery-voice; 
Suggestions for memorizing. 

Gray, Lewis Cecil, and Turner, Howard Alfred 

Buying farms with land bank loans; a study based 
on the experience of 2700 farmers who have borrowed 
money through federal farm loan banks. 27 p. 
maps O <r. S. Ocpt. of Agric.. bull. no. 068) '21 
Wash., 1). C.. (lov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
5 c. 
Greve, Frederick William, and Martin, R. R. 

Flow of water through, 4, 6, 8 and to-inch gal- 
vruii/ed spiral riveted stoel pipe. 32 p. tabs, diagrs. 
O (Pub. of the Engineering dept., v. 5, no. 2. 
bull. no. 8} O Lafayette, Ind., Purdue University 

Griffith, Reginald Harvey 

The rreat torch race; an address delivered at (he 
dedication of the \Vrenn library. no paging O 
[n. d.] Austin, Tex., University of Texas pap. 
Hall, W. L., comp. 

Handbook of the Virginia state library. 36 p. O 
(Ball., y. 14, no. il '21 Richmond, Va.. Virginia 
State Library pap. 

Hasselman, Frank G. 

The breeding of skunk; and other fur-bearing ani- 
mals. 12 p. pis. O (Pub. no. 17) '21 Indianapolis. 
Ind., The Dept. of Conservation; Division of Fish 
and Game pap. 
Hegner, Robert Wilhelm, and Cort, William W. 

Diagnosis of protozoa and worms parasitic in man. 
72 p. (1% p. bibl.1 il. tabs. D '21 Bait., The Johns 
Hopkins Univ. School of Hygiene and Public Health 
bds. gratis 
International Conciliation 

Present problems of the commonwealth of British 
nations; conference of Prime Ministers and repre- 
sentatives of the United Kingdom, the Dominions and 
India, held in June, July and August. 1021. various 
paging D (No. 167) '21 N. Y.. American Assn. for 
International Conciliation, 407 W. ii7th St. pap. 

Washington conference on the limitation of arma- 
ments: December, 1021; [addresses of Mr. Harding. 
Mr. Hughes. Mr. Balfour, Baron Kato, M. Briand 
and others.] various paging D (No. 160) N. Y., 
Am. Assn. for International Conciliation pap. 

January ~, 1922 

Jefferson, Mark Sylvester William 

The rainfall of Chile ; Am. geological so- 
ciety's expedition to A. B. C. countries in 
1,918, no. 2. 32 p. tabs, diagrs. fold, map D 
(Am. geographical society research ser., no. 
7) c. '21 N. Y., American Geographical So- 
ciety pap. 75 c. 

Recent colonization in Chile ; American 
geographical society's expedition to A. B>. C. 
countries in 1918, no. I. 52 p. front, pis. 
maps (part, fold) D (Am. geographical 
soc. research ser., no. 6) c. '21 N". Y., Amer- 
ican Geographical Society, B'way & I56th St. 
pap. 75 c. 
Kenyon, Doris 

Humorous monologues ; [2nd ed. rev. and 
enl.] 67 p. S [c. '21] N. \'., .1. T. White 
pa?- 50 c. 
Kingsford, S. M. 

Psychical research for the plain man. 6+ 
271 p. D '20 X. Y., Button $2.50 n. 

Partial contents: Telepathy; Clairvoyance: Trance 
mediums; Automatic writings and cross correspond- 
ences; Premonitions and death warnings; Haunted 
Leventhal, Murray Jerome 

Plane and spherical trigonometry. 3-1-42 p. 
diagrs. D (Review bk. ser.) [c. '21] N. Y., 
Globe Bk. Co. pap. 53 c. 
Littlefield. Louis 

High points of auction bridge; brief sug- 
gestions for beginners and others : ed. by 
Bramwell Davis. 52 p. il. D [c. '21] Charles- 
ton, Miss.. The Mississippi Sun pap. $i n. 
Loane, George G., comp. 

A book of story poems. 224 p. from, (por.) 
S (The kings' treasuries of literature) [n. d.] 
N. Y., Button 70 c. n. 

Poems by Scott. Browning, Tennyson, Keats, Shel- 
ley, Cowper, Goldsmith, Thackeray, Bret Hartc, and 

Lubschez, Ben Jehudah 

Perspective ; an elementary text book ; 3rd 
ed., enl. 10-4-115 p. pi. diagrs. (part fold. B 
'21 N. Y., B. Van Xostrand Co., 8 Warren St. 
$2 n. 

Lutz, Frank Eugene 

Field book of insects ; with special refer- 
ence to those of northeastern United States, 
aiming to answer common questions ; 2nd ed., 
rev. and enl., with about 800 il., many in 
color. 9-4-562 p. col. front, il. col. pis. B '21 
N. Y.. Putnam, 2 W. 45th St. $3.50 n. 
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, ist 

Macaulay's essay on John Hampden : with 

Buhver Lytton's essay on Lord Falkland; ed. 
by R. T. Rees, 142 p. S (The kings' treas- 
uries of literature) [n. d.] N. Y., Button 
70 c. n. 

McCombs, William F. 

Making Woodrow Wilson president; ed. by 
Louis Jay Lang. 309 p. front, (por.) facsms. 
O [c. '21] N". Y., Fairview Pub. Co., 342 
Madison Ave. $2.50 n. 

Partial contents: Gensis of Wilson's presidential 
campaign; McCombs in command; The Baltimore con- 
vention; Insiders and outsiders; McCombs retires as 

McCullough, Ernest 

Practical structural designs ; a text and 
reference work for engineers, architects, 
builders, draftsmen and technical schools ; 
especially adapted to the needs of self- 
tutored men; 2nd ed., rev. and enl. 317 p. 
tabs, diagrs. O '21 X. Y., U. P. Bk Co., 
241 W. 39th St. $3 n. 

MacDonagh, Michael 

The pageant of Parliament; 2 v. 252; 231 p. 
fronts. O [n. d.] N. Y., Button $14 n. 

The life and duties of a Parliament in all its 
moods, written by a journalist who "covered" Par- 
liament for about thirty-five years. 

McMurry, Frank Morton, and Parkins, 

Almon Ernest 

Elementary geography. 6+322 p. front, il. 
maps (part col.) O c. '21 X. Y., Macmil- 
lan 96 c. n. 

Mantle, Burns i. e. Robert Burns, ed. 

The best plays of 1920-21, and the year 
book of the drama in America. 6+471 p. B 
[c. '21] Bost, Small, Maynard & Co., 41 
Mt. Vernon St. $2 n. 

Mathews, Shailer, and Smith, Gerald Bir- 
ney, eds. 

A dictionary of religion and ethics. 7+ 
513 p. (28 p. bibl.) O '21 X. Y., Macmillan 
$8 n. 

Maxwell, Gordon Stanley 

The naval front; il. in col. and mono- 
chrome by Bonald Maxwell. 12+203 P- col. 
front, pis. (part col.) O ['20] X. Y., Mac- 
millan $10 n. 

Partial contents: Two German raiders and their 
fate; The British submarines and the Heligohiiid 
Bight action; The battle of Dog K er Bank; The battle 
of Jutland; The dover patrol; Tn tlir Mediterranean 
Sea; The merchant service in tin- war; The Amer- 
ican navv in the war. 

Jordan, John P., and Harris, Gould Leach 

Problem appendix for Cost accounting principles 
and practice, various paging O '21 N. Y., Ronald 
Press, 20 Vesey St. [sold only direct to instructors] 
Kayhart, Lemuel 

Childhood's happy home and other verses, ig p. . 
S [c. '21] Boonton. X. .T., [Author] pap. $i 
Library of Congress. Division of Maps 

Notes on the cataloging, care and classification 
of maps and atlases including a list of miblication-; 
compiled in the Division of maps; rev. ed. by Phi'i'> 
Lee Phillip?. 21 p. obi. S "21 Wash., D. C.. Gov. PJ-. 
Off.. Library Branch 
Loughlin. Gerald Francis, and Coons, A. T. 

Lime in 1920; pub. Nov. 3, 1921. various paging 

tabs. O (Dept. cf the Interior; I". S. Geol. Survey) 

'21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off.. Supt. of Doc. 


McAllister, Duncan McNeil 

A description of the Hawaiian temple of the 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; erected 
at Laic, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii; and a state- 
ment concerning the purpose* for which it has been 
built. 30 p. pi. D c. '21 Salt Lake City, Utah, 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pnp. 
25 c. 
McGregor, Richard Crittenden 

Index to the genera of birds. 185 p. O (Dept. of 
Agric. and natural science; Bu. of Science; pub. no. 
' 14) '20 Manila. P. I., Dept. of Agriculture and 
Science pap. $t 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Meadowcroft, William Henry 

The boy's life of Edison; with autobio- 
graphical notes by Mr. Edison. 1 1+366 p. 
front, pis. pors. D [c. '21] N. Y., Harper 
i\- I'.ros., 325 Pearl St. $1-75 n. 
Minster, Leopold 

Retail profits, turnover and ivet worth; 
simple methods of determining gross profit, 
expense and net profit in any size store; with 
concise forms for approximating stock on 
hand every month, week or day, and finding 
average stock and turnover; [reprinted from 
Atlantic Coast Merchant.] 48 p. il. forms O 

c. '21 ] N. Y., The U. P. C. Bk. Co. pap. 

I n. 
Murray, Margaret Alice 

The witch-cult in western Europe ; a study 
in anthropology; with appendixes, bibliog- 
raphy and index. 304 p. O '21 N. Y., Oxford 
Univ. Press $5.65 

Neihardt, John Gneisenau, ed. 

The poet's pack; poems by 46 Bookfellows. 
150 p. S (Bookfellow ser. v. 3) [c. '21] Chic., 
The Bookfellows bds. $2 n. 

Ninde, Edward S. 

The story of the American hymn. 429 p. 
front, (facsm.) pis. pors. O [c. '21] N. Y. 
and Cin., The Abingdon Press, 150 5th Ave. 
$3.50 n. 

A series of connected sketches to give a general 
view of the American hymn in the various stages of 
its development. 

North, Eric McCoy 

The kingdom and the nations. 239 p. front, 
pis. D [c. '21] West Medford, Mass., The 
Central Committee on the United Study of 
Fpreign Missions pap. 50 c. ; 75 c. 

O'Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington [Arthur 
Middleton, pseud.] 

Distant music, [verse] 3+75 p. S [c. 
'21 ] Bost., Small, Maynard $1.50 n. 
Phillips, R. Randal, and Woolrich, Ellen 

Furnishing the house. 152 p. col. front, pis. 

O '21 N. Y., Scribner bds. $3.50 " 

Suggestions for beautifying the home of moderate 

Phillpotts, Eden 

Eudocia; a comedy royal. 3+300 p. D '21 
N. Y., Macmillan $2 n. 


The laws of Plato ; the text ed. with introd., 
notes, etc. by E. B. England; 2 v.; v. I, Bks. 
1-6; v. 2, Bks. 7-12. 10+785; 5+668 p. D 
(Pub. of the Univ. of Manchester; Classical 
ser. no. 4) '21 N. Y., Longmans, Green & 
Co., 4th Ave. and 30th St. $3 n. ea. 

Pope, Thomas Alder 

Exercises of St. Gertrude. 188 p. D '21 
N. Y., Benziger Bros. 85 c. n. 

Portapovitch, Stanislaw 

The Porta-Povitch five step; a new society 
dance creation; special instructions. 8 p. pis. 
music O [c. '21] N. Y., E. T. Paull, 242 W. 
42nd St. pap. $10 

Richmond, Henry Droop 

Dairy chemistry; a practical hand-book 
for dairy chemists and others having control 
at dairies. 490 p. il. O [c. '20] Phil., Lippin- 
cott, E, Washington Sq. $6 n. 

Robinson, Eliot Harlow 

Smiling pass; being a further account of 
the career of "Smiles"; a Rose of the Cum- 
berlands; il by John Ross. 12+389 p. col. 
front, pis. D '21 Bost., The Page Co., 
53 Beacon St. $1.90 n. 

Roehl, Louis Michael 

Rope work. 47 p. il. O [c. '21] Milwaukee, 
Wis., Bruce Pub. Co., 29 Michigan Ave. bds. 
80 c. n. 

Rostand, Edmond 

Plays of Edmond Rostand; tr. by Hender- 
son Daingerfield Norman ; il. by Ivan Glid- 
den; 2 v. 9+360; 370 p. fronts, pis. O c. 
N. Y., Macmillan $10.50 n. bxd. 

Contents: Romantics; The princess far away; The 
woman of Samaria; Cyrano de Bergerac; The Eaglet 
and Chanticleer. 

Nardi, pseud. 

Pqems. 44 p. D "21 Cedar Rapids, la., [Author] 
priv. pr. 
Martin, Everett Dean 

The mob mind vs. civil liberty; [extracts from 
the author's Behavior of crowds.] 31 p. c. '20 N. Y., 
American Civil Liberties Union, 138 W. I3th St. 
pap. 10 c. 
Northern Baptist Convention 

Baptist doctrines; addresses delivered at the 
North American pre-convention conference, Des 
Moines, Iowa, June 21, 1921. 147 p. D [c. "21] 
Otis, Arthur Sinton 

Otis group intelligence scale; manual of direc- 
tions for primary and advanced examinations; 1921 
revision. 80 p. tabs. D [c. *i8-'2i] Yonkers, N. Y., 
World Bk. Co. pap. 40 c. n. 
Parsons, Henry Browne, and others 

Parsons' practice manual of the state of New York, 
containing the Civil practice act and Surrogate's 
court act, with section's annotated with notes show- 
ing derivation thereof, with reference notes and 
cases construing and applying such sections, con- 
taining also tables showing distribution of sec- 
tions of the Code of civil procedure; the Justice 

court act; Court of claims act; New York city 
Municipal court code; New York City court act; 
sections transferred from the Code of civil pro- 
cedure to the Consolidated laws; Arbitration law; 
Condemnation law; General construction law; rent 
laws; rules of the Court of appeals; rules of civil 
practice ; rules of the Appellate division, all depart- 
ments; special rules of the Supreme court, first 
judicial district; rules of the City court of the city 
of New York; rules of the Municipal court of the 
city of New York; and rules of the Appellate terms, 
first and second departments, as amended to the 
end of the legislative session of 1921, by Frank B. 
Gilbert, Austin B. Griffin and John T. Fitzpatrick; 
with complete indexes prepared by Alden I. Ros- 
brook. 9I-I-I357 P- O '21 N. Y., Baker, Voorhis & 
Co., 45 John St. $9 n. 
Paulson, David 

Footprints of faith. 118 p. front, (por.) D '21 
Hinsdale, 111., The Life Boat Pub. Co. $i 
Rowan, James 

The I. W. W. side of the lumber industry and 
it's autocratic control over labor. 64 p. D '21 Seattle, 
Wash., Rayraer's Old Bk. Store, 1330 First St. pap. 
25 c. 

Rotogravure album of New York. 64 p. pis. 

obi. O [c. '21] N. Y., Williamsburg Post 
Card Co., 25 Delancy St. pap. 75 c. 
Spiers, F. S., ed. 

The microscope; its design, construction 
and application. 260 p. il. pis. D '21 Phil., 
Lippincott $5 50 n. 

Squire, John Collings [Solomon Eagle, 
pseud.], ed. 

A book of women's verse; ed. with a prefa- 
tory essay; [containing verses by American 
and English writers.] 32+192 p. O '21 N. Y., 
Oxford Univ. Press $3.75 n. 
Statesman's (The) year-book, 1921 ; statist- 
ical and historical annual of the states of 
the world for the year 1921 ; ed. by Sir John 
Scott Keltic and M. Epstein ; 58th annual ed. 
44-J-I544 p. maps D N. Y., Macmillan $7.50 n. 
Stobart, John Clarke 

The grandeur that was Rome ; a survey of 
Roman culture and civilization ; [2nd ed. 
rev.] 284-351 p. (2 l / 2 p. bibl.) front, (por.), 
il. pis. pors. (part col.) O maps (part col. 
and part fold.) ['20] Phil., Lippincott $7.5011. 
Svensen, Carl Lars 

Machine drawings ; a text and problem 
book for technical students and draftsmen. 
8+214 p. il. diagrs. O '21 N. Y., Van Nos- 
trand Co. $2.25 n. 
Swan, Giles John 

Review questions in American history, in- 
cluding regents' and college entrance board 
examination questions. 79 p. D (Review bk. 
ser.) [c. '21] N. Y., Globe Bk. Co. pap. 40 c. 
Torrey, Reuben Archer 

The importance and value of proper Bible 
study ; how properly to study and interpret 
the Bible. 11+113 p. D [c. '21] N. Y., 
Doran $i n. 
Turberville, Arthur Stanley, and Howe, F. A. 

Great Britain in the latest age; from 
Laisser Faire 'to state control. 6+342 p. D 
'21 N". Y., Button $3.50 n. 

A brief survey of the achievements of the British 
people during the last hundred years. 

Tynan, Katherine Hinkson [Mrs. Henry Al- 
bert Hinkson] 

Deny's the dreamer. 259 p. O '21 N. Y., 
Benziger Bros. $2 n. 
United Typothetae of America, comp. 

Practical apprenticeship for printers ; sug- 
gestions concerning the training of appren- 
tices for the printing office. 12+149 p. O c. 
Chic., United Typothetae of America ; Dept. 
of Education, 608 S. Dearborn St. bds. $2.50 n. 

Partial contents: Advertising composition; Applied 
technical t instruction; Arithmetic for printers; Book 
composition; Comparative apprentice pay increase; 
Craftsmenship requirements; What a compositor 
should 'know; Why the printing industry offers good 

Ward, Mrs. Lydia Avery Coonley 
The melody of life [verse]. 145 p. front. 

(por.) D '21 N. Y., J. T. White $2 n. 

Warren, Charles Hyde 
A manual ' of determinative mineralogy ; 

this manual has been written especially for 

use in a general course in mineralogy. 9+ 

163 p. tabs. D '21 N. Y., McGraw-Hill, 370 

;th Ave. $2 n. 

Webster, Nesta H. [Mrs. Arthur Webster] 

World revolution ; the plot against civil- 
ization. 11+328 p. fold, diagr. O [c. '21] 
Bost., Small, Maynard $3.50 n. 

White, Rev. Gilbert 

The natural history of Selborne abridged 
and ed. by Edward Step. 256 p. front. S 
(The kings' treasuries of literature) [n. d.J 
N. Y., Button 70 c. n. 

Whitnall, Samuel Ernest 

The anatomy of the human orbit and ac- 
cessory organs of vision ; il. largely by 
photographs of actual dissections. 11+428 p. 
(20 p. bibl.) O (Oxford medical pub.) '21 
N. Y., Oxford Univ. Press $12 n. 

Wilde, Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills 

The sphinx. 36 p. il. Q '20 N'. Y., Dodd, 
Mead & Co., 4th Ave. and 3Oth St. $7.50 n. 

Wilkins, Lawrence Augustus, and Alpern, 


Exercise book in Spanish ; a drill and ex- 
ercise book on the subjunctive, idioms, pro- 
nouns, and .irregular verbs. 88 p. B [c. '21] 
N". Y., Globe Bk. Co. 92 c. 

Williams, Selden Thornton, and Pile, Joseph 


The automobile repairman's helper ; [2nd 
ed.] ; 2 v. 525 p. ea. il. diagrs. O [c. '21] 
N. Y., U. P. C. Bk. Co. $10 n. 

Willoughby, George A. 

Practical electricity for beginners. 104 p. 
diagrs. B [c. "21] Peoria, 111., The Manual 
Arts Press $i n. 

Written for use in junior and small high schools, 
grammar grade classes, continuation schools, voca- 
tional schools and for the amateur at home. 

Wilson, H. B., and Lull, H. G. 

The redirection, of high school instruction. 
286 p. diagr. B (Lippincott school project 
ser.) [c. '21] Phil., Lippincott $1.60 n. 

Witham, G. I. 

The guarded room. 309 p. B '21 N. Y., 
Bodd, Mead $2 n. 

Wood, Ge-Zay 

China, the United States and the Anglo- 
Japanesie alliance. 8+176 p. B [c. '21] 
N. Y. & Chic., Fleming H. Revell Co., 156 
5th Ave. $2 n. 

A history of the alliance, in which the author 
points out why it should not be renewed. 

The Chino-Japanese treaties of May 25, 
1915. 151 p. B [c. '21] N. Y. & Chic., 
Revell $2 n. 

A companion volume to "The twenty-one Demands," 
giving the legal, political, economic and moral rea- 
sons for the abrogation of the treaties. 

The twenty-one demands ; Japan versus 
China. 178 p. B [c. '21] N. Y., & Chic., 
Revell $2 n. 

A study of the Chino-Japanese question. 
World (The) almanac and encyclopedia, 1922. 

248+880 p. tabs B c. '21 N. Y., Press Pub. 
Co., Pulitzer Bldg. pap. 35 c. ; 75 c. 
Young, Donnell B., comp. 

Songs and poems of Woods Hole. 36 p. 
T '21 Woods Hole, Mass., The Book Shop 
pap. 60 c. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Rare Books, Autographs and Prints 

THE United States Government has re- 
served a plot of ground at Fort Henry 
on which it has decided to erect a monu- 
ment to Francis Scott Key, author of the 
Star Spangled Banner. 

Members of the thirty-sixth annual conven- 
tion of the American Historical Association 
held at St. Louis last month continued the 
advocacy of an archives building at Washing- 
ton for the safer keeping of public documents. 

Alfred Goldsmith, the Lexington Avenue 
bookseller, has printed a little brochure entitled, 
"A Note on the Portraits of Walt Whitman," 
written by Sadakichi Hartmann, who is of 
the opinion that the painted portraits of the 
Grey Poet were not especially successful. The 
best portraits we have are undoubtedly due 
t<> the art of photography. 

The centenary of William Collins, the Eng- 
lish poet and author of "The Ode to the Pas- 
sions," 'born in the last week in 1721, altho 
a minor poet, did not pass unnoticed in Eng- 
land. The growing custom of celebrating the 
centenaries of those who have rendered con- 
spicuous service to literature, art and science 
by exhibitions in public libraries, addresses 
in educational institutions and tributes to their 
memory in the press and periodicals is a beau- 
tiful one. In recent years it has been growing 
in this country much to our credit. 

Early in the New Year Knight, Frank & 
Rutley of London will sell the remainder of 
the autographs collected by Henry G. Bohn, 
the famous Victorian publisher. The first por- 
tion was sold some weeks ago in London when 
the Burns manuscripts brought high prices. 
The coming sale will be of special interest to 
Shelley collectors, coming in the year of the 
centenary of the poet's death and' containing 
some extraordinary documents, letters and 
manuscripts, among them his will written at 
Geneva, July 24. 1816, accompanied bv a letter 
providing for Harriet Westbrook. the poet's 
first wife, whose death occured a few months 

The American Art Association will have 
several important print sales this month. On 
January 12 a collection of etchings and engrav- 
ings by Whistler, Haden. Haig, Cousins. Ward, 
Hucr and other masters will be sold On 
ri U i*Mr I3 rare Wh stleriana from the estate 
of WilHam Hememann. the London publisher 
will ho sold. This collection includes etchings 
lithographs, 230 unpublished Whistler letters', 
books and brochures relating to Whistler and 
several hundred letters by notables of th~ 
nineteenth century from the estate of Thomas 
Hepp of Cornwall, England, the collection 
of Miss Susan Minns of Boston, and Svdncy 
Bawling, a partner in the firm of William 

The first book sale of the New Year at 
the Anderson Galleries will 'be held January 17, 
when the library of the late Albert J. Morgan, 
of Larchmont, N. Y., will be dispersed. The 
distinctive feature of the library is the many 
fine sets of American, English and French 
authors, among them sucjh choice editions 
as the American Statesmen Series, 40 vols., 
Boston, 1808-1916; a collected set of the 
first editions of the "Historical Writings," of 
Martha W. Freer, 19 vols., 1854-66; Haw- 
thorne's "Writings," 23 vols., Boston, 1900-02, 
autograph edition ; Irving's "Complete Works," 
40 vols., New York, 1895, author's autograph 
edition ; a collected set of the first editions 
of the "Historical Writings" of Jesse, 23 vols., 
London. 1840-75 ; Kipling's "Writings." 29 
vols., 1897-1920, limited Outward Bound edi- 
tion on Japan paper: and a collection of the 
"Works" of Horace Walpole 30 vols., London, 

A recent issue of The Irish Times of 
Dublin printed a letter from a corre- 
spondent alleging that a "large number of 
faked autographed volumes" at the "substan- 
tial valuations of the genuine article" are 
"being manufactured for ottr American cous- 
ins." The writer did not state whether these 
are the books of Irish or English authors or 
of "books ^published in Dublin or London. 
Most well-informed American collectors have 
been growing a bit cautious in paying high 
prices for association books from abroad with- 
out being properly safe guarded. Some of 
the most active American collectors prefer 
to buy thru a responsible American dealer 
who is an expert on books of this character 
and guarantees the genuineness of the books he 
sells. If there is an error of the kind de- 
scribed it is easier to get satisfaction from 
a reliable dealer in New York than a fakir 
in a European city. 

An obituary notice of the late William F. 
Gables, the Pennsylvania collector, written 
by Charles F. Hartman and printed in his last 
sales catalog, has been the cause of not a 
little comment. In the concluding paragraph 
in a few words addressed directly to Mr. 
Gables' son. Mr. Hartman savs that "there 
are a half dozen booksellers whining around 
because Gables died and left a few small bills 
unpaid and they are worrying as to how loner 
it will take the estate to settle. 'Pay the rats 
quickly* and may the money be poison to 
them." ^ George H. Sargent, of the Boston 
Transcript, has referred to the incident as one 
of the "asperities rather than the amenities 
of book collecting." We do not know what 
basis Mr. Hartman had for writing these 
words, but they should not be permitted to 
create a wrong impression which thev might 
quite easily do. William F. Gables was one 
of the most constant and fairest of collectors 

January 7, 1922 


He bought widely from rare book dealers and 
contracted no bills that will not be paid as 
promptly as the settlement of his estate will 
allow. The booksellers who knew him the 
best and had the largest dealings with him 
are not giving the matter any concern. When 
they learn^l of his death the first loss gen- 
erally mentioned on the street was that of a 
true friend not merely that of a good cus- 
tomer altho no bookseller who had had long 
relations with him could overlook the loss 
to the rare book-trade which his death brought. 
The misunderstanding that Mr. Hartman's 
remarks are likely to create may do him more 
harm than any one else. The number of 
booksellers that had open accounts with Mr. 
Gables was very large and they are all quite 
likely to resent being called "rats" or being 
given "poison." Even tho Mr. Heartman felt 
justified in speaking plainly these words under 
the circumstances were unfortunate because 
they were so likely to give an impression 
broader than intended. 

The exhibition of first editions, association 
books, autograph letters, documents and manu- 
scripts comprising English literature from 
Chaucer to Conrad, together with important 
smaller collections of French illustrated books 
of the eighteenth century and rare Americana 
held last month by the Rosenbach Company 
at 273 Madison Avenue has been generally re- 
garded as the finest of its kind ever held in 
this country. Most of the important authors 
in this long period of three centuries were 
represented frequently by their greatest rari- 
ties and sometimes by collections of unrivalled 
importance. For instance, in the case of 
Shakespeare there were the four folios and 
thirty-six quarto plays from 1600 to 1676. 
Dickens was represented practically by all of 
his first editions, over fifty presentation or 
association items, among them the incompar- 
able copy of "Pickwick Papers" in the orig- 
inal parts with presentation inscriptions to 
Mary Hogarth on fourteen of the nineteen 
wrappers; the Thackeray Jots, if less numer- 
ous, were extraordinary, containing all of the 
greatest rarities in the choicest condition and 
many that were unique: the Shelley items, 
too, were remarkable, especially the associa- 
tion books, which included the poet's own copy 
of the first edition of "Queen Mab" with 
numerous corrections and changes in his hand- 
writing; "Alastor." 1816, presentation copy to 
Edward Williams who was drowned with the 
poet; and upwards of a half dozen other pre- 
sentation copies to his most intimate friends 
including Leigh Hunt. The manuscripts and 
autograph letters were not less wonderful in- 
cluding such superlative items as the unpub- 
lished manuscript of Blake's "Seven Days of. 
the Uncreated World;" Poe's first draft of 
"Morella": Rossetti's "William and Mary": 
Scotfs "The Minstrel Pipe"; unpublished 
manuscripts of Robert Louis Stevenson includ- 
ing the short story "Heathercat" ; and others 
of like importance. The selections from 
French illustrated books were frequently 

bound in full red morocco of the period in the 
manner so prized by French collectors. The 
rare Americana contained lots of the greatest 
distinction representing a period of two and 
a half centuries. For instance the Lincoln 
autographic lots included the complete manu- 
script of his celebrated "Baltimore Address" 
delivered April 18, 1864, and the original mem- 
orandum of a plan of campaign against the 
Confederates written in September, 1861. The 
catalog of the exhibition contained forty-eight 
large octavo pages, closely printed, making 
a mere title list, containing few notes. It is 
impossible to give a fair idea of the large 
exhibit in limited space. It was frequently 
remarked while the rarities were viewed by 
collectors familiar with the best bookshops 
of Europe that no other dealer, here or abroad, 
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FALL NOVELS that are still in 
wick- di-mand. People are read- 
ing them ; people are talking about 
them: that is why they are still 
selling. Circulations to date on these run at encouraging variations 
between the i8th thousand* (for 
the lowest) and the 225th thou- 
sand* (for the highest individual 

An index of the universal favor 
that has been bestowed upon The 
Girls, Vcra, Niels Lyhnc, Alice 
Adams, Her Father's Daughter and 
The Beloved Woman has appeared 
in the continued discussion in maga- 
zines and newspapers. Representa- 
tive comments : 

"Miss Ferber takes you so closely into the 
lives of her characters," said Percy Ham- 
mond, "that you are almost abashed." It is 
indeed an intimate study of life. 

"It is fortunate the majority of wives are 
not sufficiently intelligent to comprehend the 
frightful veracity of this novel (VERA) or 
one would be inclined to demand legislation 
forbidding the writing of novels by women." 
William McFee. 

Conforming with present-day popular novels, 
though written forty years ago, Niels Lyhne 
prompted George Kent to say: "No one has 
remembered the spiritual experiences of early 
manhood as well as the Danish novelist." 

Mr. Tarkington, also interpreting youth, 
was complimented by Henry Seidel Canby 
when he said of Alice Adams: "She is the 
lost youth of that wonderful mother in 'The 
Way of All Flesh' Samuel Butler's master- 
piece of characterization." 

Mary Squire, when she had read of Mrs. 
Porter's Linda Strong, said: "Action! She's 
at it every minute! Intimate nature knowl- 
edge so humanized that it is useful to the 

"In 'The Beloved Woman,' " said George 
1C. Stark, "there are some finely etched por- 
traits in the course of an absorbing love 

New requests for the six notable 
novels mentioned will doubtless con- 
tinue for some time. 

'Conservative estimates. 

Niels Lyhne, $2.00 net 

Other Morels Listed, in cloth, $1.75 net 

In leather, $2.00 net 

Doubleday, Page & Co. 

Garden City, New York 

Edna Ferber 

Author of: 

Cheerful by Request, 
Half Portions, etc. 


Author of: 
Christopher and 


Elizabeth and Her 

German Garden, etc. 

J. P. 


Author of: 
Marie Grubbe, 
Mogens, etc. 


Author of: 
The Magnificent 

Monsieur Beaucaire, etc. 




Author of: 

Laddie, Freckles, 

The Harvester, etc. 



Author of: 

Harriet and the Piper, 

The Heart of Rachel, 


January 14, 1922 55 

An Announcement to the Trade 

These books are now being sold 
for publication late in January 

MAROONED IN MOSCOW Marguerite E. Harrison 

A city under a spell of decay, unforgettably described by an American 
woman. Octavo. $3.00 

MARGOT ASQUITH: An Autobiography Popular Edition 

Unabridged edition in one volume. Twenty-three plates. Octavo. $4.00 


Facts concerning the position of labor, by an English labor leader. $1.50 


The British Army today and tomorrow, by the great Gallipoli General. 

Octavo. $5.00 


Points on the future of South America. $2.00 


By London's foremost young man of letters. $2.00 


Dr. L. Haden Guest 

An economic and political survey. Octavo. $4.50 


A true story translated from the Japanese. $1.50 


For those whose hobby is the life of woods and fields. $2.00 

OUR NAVY AT WAR Josephus Daniels 

The exploits of the American Navy by the former Secretary of the Navy. 

Octavo. $2.00 


BLACK GOLD Albert Payson Terhune 

A first-rate mystery tale of the West. $1.75 


A romance by the author of "Sunny Ducrow." $1.75 


An exciting series by the author of "Bull-Dog Drummond." $1.75 


A first novel of distinct power. $2.00 

THROUGH JOHN'S EYES Huntly Robertson 

The maze of life as a boy sees it. $1.90 


A novel of human drama. $2.00 

GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY, 244 Madison Avenue, New York 

The Publishers' Weekly 



Publishers of the Official 

Automobile Blue Book 

" America's Standard Road Guide since 1901" 

announce the appointment of 

Grosset & Dunlap 

as its Distributors and Selling Agents 
for the United States and Canada 

Only four volumes for the entire country at $4 retail, against ten at 
$4 and one at $S retail for 1921; bigger, better and more complete 

than ever before and now, in 
order to serve the trade better, 
a selling and distributing organi- 
zation that needs no introduction. 

Automobile Blue Books, Inc. 
JOS. J. WHITE, President 

Blue BooK 

Januarr. 1922 


The announcement on the opposite page 
speaks for itself. 

In taking over the sale and distribution of the 
standard Automobile Blue Book we are glad to 
add our efforts to those of Automobile Blue Books, 
Inc., with the conscious pride that it is now the 
most widely used guide book by America's motor- 
ists because it is the most authoritative, the most 
complete and the most helpful book of its kind 
published and with the hope that with our help 
its sale will reach the mark that it rightfully merits. 

The trade may be sure of our whole-hearted 
co-operation on this standard item and our entire 
organization is at its disposal. 

Liberal discounts will be given to the trade as 
well as dealer helps of the kind to which it has 
been accustomed on our own publications. Books 
will be delivered F. O. B. either from New York 
or Chicago. 

The January Grosset & Dunlap List will 
contain full details of the 1922 Automobile Blue 
book and selling plan. 

Our salesmen are now calling on the trade 
with full details or they will be cheerfully mailed 
on request by 

Grosset & Dunlap 

1140 Broadway NEW YORK 

The Publishers' Weekly 


The Price Situation 

F J7", of course, have no control 
ww over retail prices which are 
established in every instance by the 
publisher concerned. This advertise- 
ment is inserted for the purpose^ of 
trade information and as a contribu- 
tion to stabilized conditions. 

SEVERAL inquiries recently received 
lead us to believe that there is more 
or less uncertainty in the trade as to the 
probable trend of prices in the near future. 
We have given the matter some considera- 
tion and have come to the conclusion that 
the changes in the prices of reprints, record 
books and of certain popular priced competi- 
tive lines already announced are the only ma- 
terial reductions that are likely to be made 
during the spring season. 

An examination of the announcements of 
the leading publishers shows that fiction 
will be issued to retail at from $1.75 to 
$2.50 as in the fall just passed. The level 
of prices established last year will be 
maintained on all lines of trade books. It 
is hardly likely that in the face of this fact 
there will be any general reduction in 
catalogue prices. 

It is well known that books were not ad- 
vanced in price in the same proportion as 

manufacturing costs or other lines of mer- 
chandise during the rising market. Present 
prices could not have been maintained, if 
paper, binding cloth, etc., had remained at 
the peak price. The present level of book 
prices is based upon the present scale of 
costs, and is now, we feel confident, fortun- 
ately stabilized for some time to come. 

The forces of competition which pre- 
vented the raise in price level to the point 
that the law of supply and demand seemed 
to justify, are still as potent as ever in 
the book publishing business, and it is our 
firm conviction that prices will be reduced 
just as soon as, if not a trifle sooner than, 
a lowering in costs warrant. Our expecta- 
tion is that the first reduction in book manu- 
facturing costs will be reflected in a ten- 
dency to lower retail prices of new popular 
fiction titles as they come out. 

Publishers will be quite likely to see the 
desirability of a reduced price when the 
time appointed for it arrives. It behooves 
the bookseller, therefore, to cooperate with 
the publishers in this matter by placing the 
situation, as it exists, 'before his customers, 
and to bear in mind that the publishers 
are, of course, considering the dealer's 
own problem of the reduction in inventory 
value and margin of profit that would neces- 
sarily accompany lowered selling prices. 

Dealers who have not recently placed orders or reorders for 
stock needs with us will be agreeably surprised, we feel sure, at the 
character of the service we are now rendering. We should be glad 
to have trial orders from these with a view to demonstrating the 
advantages of conducting their business with minimum well assorted 
stocks, making frequent purchases, insuring rapid turnover and based 
upon a prompt and efficient jobbing service, provided at a reasonable 
price. Practically all orders going by mail or express are shipped 
complete on the day of receipt. 


Wholesale Dealers in the Books of All Publishers 
354 Fourth Avenue NEW YORK At Twenty-Sixth Street 

January 14, 1922 59 





You remember that, in 1920, 'The Great 
Impersonation 7 ' was one of the conspicuous 
fiction successes of the year. We predict that 
'The Great Prince Shan" will be equally 
popular. This story of world politics in 
1934 has everything that goes to the making 
of an enthralling tale. A theme of present 
import, an intricate plot full of suspense 
and surprise, fascinating characters and an 
unusual love interest. 'The Great Prince 
Shan" is a book of the Hundred Thousand 
Class. Price $2.00 net 


Boston LITTLE, BROWN & COMPANY Publishers 



. The Publishers' Weekly 


A LITTLE MORE By w. B. M ax w,n 

Mr. Maxwell's new story is representative of his best work. Conan 
Doyle recently wrote : "I have long thought that Maxwell is the greatest 
of British novelists." William Roberston Nicoll says "this is a fine book, 
a very fine book." (January 28) $2.00 


By Octavus Roy Cohen 

An exciting mystery novel based on a marvelously intriguing situation 
and from that situation developed into a plot of fascinating originality and 
unexpected twists to an amazing conclusion. (January 28) $1.75 


By Hannah Gartland 

No clues? There are too many clues in this murder mystery story. 
The police go in one direction, the District Attorney in another, and a 
clever reporter in still another. Not even the most confirmed reader of 
detective fiction will guess the real criminal. $!-75 


By A. Hyatt Verrill 

To the tourist, to the business man, and to all those who wish to 
learn more of our Southern neighbor, this book by one who knows Panama 
intimately will be invaluable. Illustrations and maps. $2.00 


^j By Alice Duer Miller 

Fifth Printing 

Frederick O'Brien, author of 
White Shadows in the South Seas, 
writes : "I did not lay it down until 
I had turned the last page." 

The Chicago News says: "It's 
good reading for everybody." 

By Anthony Pryde 

IThird Printing 

The Boston Herald says it is "far 
above the ordinary run of current 
fiction." The New York Evening 
Post states that "Mr. Pryde has 
made immense progress in work- 
manship since his last book." 




January 14, 1922 

"7 hold every man a debtor to his profession, 
from the which, as men of course do seek to 
receive countenance and profit, so ought they of 
duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, 
to be a help and ornament thereunto." BACON. 

Book Price Levels for 1922 

AS the year opens and announcements are 
made on new books and travelers go out 
with new books and new lines of books 
in the competitive field, the question of price 
levels for the year can be somewhat gauged from 
the early indications. As has already been fore- 
told during the fall, the prices on popular copy- 
rights have been lowered and are now fixed at 
75c. The competitive lines of juveniles, birthday 
books, graduation books, etc. have shown the 
same downward tendency. 

The competitive lines are usually considered 
separately in the minds of publishers because in 
many aspects the business differs very markedly 
from that of the new book publishing. The 
cost of composition and of engraved plates is 
a smaller percentage in competitive lines with 
their large printings and in reprints does not 
come into the problem except in jackets and pro- 
motion. The cost of paper and binding, on the 
contrary, is a far larger percentage of the total 
cost. While paper and binding have not nearly 
returned to the levels of five years back, there 
have been very helpful recessions that have 
made the new price level possible. Ordinary 
book paper that was once 4c. a pound and went 
as high as I3C. is now down to about 7c. Some 
of the plain binding cloths that used to sell 
as low as I2j4c. a square yard, and have been 
last year up to 32c. are now down to 22c. 
Binding wages, since the establishment of the 
open shop last spring, have also receded, altho 
they are still 50% to 75% above the old levels. 
Pressmen who were getting $25 a week in 1914 
and who reached a $51 level a year ago are 
now at a $44 minimum. 

The materials and wage levels, therefore, are 
now about 75% to 100% more than 1914, but 
even this is a considerable recession and has 
been reflected to full extent in the competitive 
prices now going out. It seems very probable 

from the data newly collected and from re- 
ports from the paper trade and book cloth 
fields that these levels of cost are fairly well 
stabilized for the year. 

In the field of new books the announcements 
for the spring are coming out and show that 
the price levels are about the same as in the 
fall, a very large percentage of fiction at $2, 
with some at $1.90 and $1.75. On miscellaneous 
books it is hard to draw parallels, but the prices 
on books announced seem about the same as 
last fall. A detailed study of the many ele- 
ments in the cost of production that have en- 
tered the problems in the last five years shows 
that when the $2 level was reached a year ago 
this did not nearly represent the increased cost 
of manufacture, and until there came about, re- 
cessions in paper and binding cloth last spring 
the publishing of current books was decidedly 
a hazardous venture. Hope for reduction in 
other fields than paper and binding has not 
materialized. The decision in the photo-en- 
graving field in New York this week leaves 
wage scales at their high war level of $50 mini- 
mum, about double that of five years ago. The 
electrotype wages are more than double, having 
gone from $24.75 to $59. Composing room 
wages, after fall arbitration, were left at their 
war level of $50 minimum, a change from 
$24.60 in 1914. All of these are of first im- 
portance in the production of new books. 

Publishers also still find on their lists hun- 
dreds of titles that they are unable to reprint 
because the cost of issuing small editions would 
make retail prices too high for ready sale. 
Some publishers who had carried staple titles 
as assets, titles that brought in sales year after 
year, have been obliged to mark these off as as- 
sets, ' as they cannot possibly be profitably 

The cost of advertising, traveling and -gen- 
eral overhead seems to have receded practi- 
cally none in the year, altho the elimination of 
the government tax on railroad fares has been 
one rather slight benefit in the last couple 
of weeks. 

As most of these elements mentioned seem to 
be little likely to change in the next twelve 
months, it seems a fairly common prophecy in 
the trade that prices in the new book field are 
rather stabilized for another year. Publishers 
are tending to give intensive attention to the 
best obtainable titles in order to get the greatest 
result from every book on which they have 
underwritten the high cost of manufacture. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Bright Spot in the New Year 

ONE column of the paper that makes 
pleasant reading as the new year comes in 
is that part of the report on exchange 
rates whdch shows that our business rlations 
with Canada are to be on much easier footing 
this year than last. In twelve months the 
Canadian exchange has risen from approxi- 
mately 85 to 95. With this steady betterment 
the business interchange between the two coun- 
tries has become much easier. To no one will 
this be more welcome than to the book-trade. 

The Book Review 

BEGINNING with the new vear, the Book 
Review, published at the office of the PUB- 
LISHERS' WEEKLY, is taking on new and attrac- 
tive features to make it more valuable to those 
dealers who distribute it to their lists of book 
buyers. A regular feature will be a page on 
books and reading by Heywood Broun, and 
there will be more special articles and more 
careful make-up than ever before, making it 
the most dignified, effective and handsome im- 
print magazine that has ever been available. 

During the past few years, the experiment 
has been made of attaching copies of the Book 
Review to the third PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY of 
each month, In order to keep it in the minds of 
booksellers who might wish to contract for its 
use. This form of promotion will now be dis- 
continued as not being the most effective way 
to circularize. There has been a very marked 
increase in the appreciation of the function of 
imprint magazines in the past year, and the 
circulation of Books of the Month and the 
Book Review has shown results. 

Now that the extreme pressure on manu- 
facturing conditions has lessened, it has been 
possible to get better and better results with 
typography and illustrations, and in no field is 
attractive circularizing in this form more 
valuable than in the book world. Rebecca D. 
Moore has for the past several years been 
special editor of the Book Review and Dorothy 
Knight of the Books of the Month. 

Christmas Sales Total 

THE Federal Reserve Bank of New York 
publishes statistics on sales in department 
stores in New York City and vicinity from 
December ist to December 2Oth, which gives 
an increase of 3 per cent in dollar values over 
a corresponding period of last year and 2 per 
cent larger than December, 1919. This means 
that there has been a greater volume of mer- 
chandise sold than in any two previous years 
in this district. The figures for November 
show a slight decrease in money value of sales 
in 1921 as compared to 1920 in the department 
stores, and in mail order houses, which have 
been adversely affected by conditions in the 
agricultural districts, a falling off of about 

Photo Engraving Wages 

SINCE the photo-engraving shops closed 
down on January 3rd, the employers and 
employees have been in conference, and 
the employers, according to an announcement 
made after a meeting on the evening of 
January loth, have given dn on the wage scale 
and consented to continue at the present basis of 
$50 minimum for 44-hour week. The reports 
say that there has been some change in shop 
conditions, but particulars have not been an- 

There are about 1500 union engravers belong- 
ing to Photo-Engravers' Union Number One, 
and, altho the newspaper shops are under separ- 
ate contract from those in general job work, a 
good many of these men had walked out in sym- 
pathy with the others. Matthew Woll, Presi- 
dent of the International Photo-Engravers' 
Union, came on from Chicago and took a lead- 
ing part in the settlement. 

Paper Mill Wages 

ON January 4, the arbitrator in the paper 
mill field, Judge Frank Irvine of Ithaca, 
rendered a decision which has lowered the wage 
scale in the unskilled departments of paper- 
making while leaving the skilled -wages at the 
level which followed the cuts of last August. 
The paper mills affected are the principal in- 
dependent companies of the United States and 
Canada, not including the International Paper 

The mills had reduced wages last August on 
percentages varying from 10 per cent to 26 
per cent. The wages of skilled workers were 
left at a level of from 54c per hour upward. 
The unskilled labor, on which the manufacturers 
asked a reduction to 3Oc an hour from 4oc has 
been placed at 32c an hour, or $2.56 a day. 
This includes wood handlers, yard men, etc. 
The agreement continues to May i, when the 
arbitration agreement, under which thi scale 
was promulgated, expires. The manufacturers 
have claimed that the mills were only about 
75 per cent busy. 

A Book Collector 

IT is always interesting to note that the writer 
of an obituary of a prominent man very 
naturally includes in his report some reference, 
if possible, to the attitude of the deceased 
towards books. In the current reports follow- 
ing the death of Senator Penrose the papers 
state that: 

"He had few diversions. He had not at- 
tended the theater in more than thirty years. 
He found no enjoyment in music and was never 
inside a moving picture show. He spent his 
nights reading and keeping pace with public 
matters. At his offices in Philadelphia was a 
good law library. At his home was one of 
the most valuable collections of books in the 
city. Attaches of the Librarv of Congress 
say no other man at the Capitol drew from its 
shelves a larger number of volumes." 

January 14. 1922 

The Complexities of the Printing Situation 

THE printing situation has been compli- 
cated in recent years by the organization 
of smaller unions in correlative branches 
of the printing trade, and has led to serious 
wastage in labor which has greatly increased 
the cost of printing, and therefore of publica- 
tions and this illustrates only too well the 
general complexities of the labor situation. 

The following Unions are now inter-related 
in the printing offices of New York City: 

Typographical Union No. 6 

Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union 
No. 51 

Franklin Union No. 23 

Platen Pressmen and Platen Press Assist- 
ants' Union No. I 

Web Pressmen's Union No. 25 

Paper Handlers' Union No. i 

Paper Cutters' Union No. 119 

Bindery Women's Union No. 43 

This list does not include the Fly Boys and 
Girls Union No. i, organized some time since, 
which is understood to have lapsed into "in- 
nocuous desuetude." 

The following are Unions with which print- 
ing offices have close relation and which are 
more or less inter-dependent with them : 

Photo Engravers' Union No. i 

Electrotypers' Union No. 100 

Stereotypers' Union No. I 

Bookbinders' Union No. I 

Mailers' Union No. 6 

Bookcover Stampers' and Gold Lavers' 
Lnion No. 22. 

Bookedge Gilders' Union No. 11 

Paper Rulers' Union No. 9 

Blank Book Workers' Union No. 6 

Ink Workers' Union No. 2 

The membership of these Unions are jealous 
each of the other, and the intricacy of these 
criss-cross jurisdictions is best illustrated in 
the following official notice issued by the Paper 
Handlers' Union No. i under date of Novem- 
ber 28, 1919: 

"The jurisdiction over the work of paper handling 
sheet straightening and such other work as formerly 
came under the jurisdiction of the old Paper Hand- 
ers, and Sheet Straighteners' Union has been 
?,, y re 8 ulate d and assigned as follows: 
All paper handling, whether in rolls or flat sheets 
uch as carting storing and stripping of rolls and the 
ting, unpacking of cases and stacking of white 
neets come under the jurisdiction of Paper Hand- 
lers' Union \ o. i, I. P. P. & A. U. 

The work of straightening printed sheets whether 

performed in the Bindery or the Press Room comes 

inder the jurisdiction of Paper Cutters' Union No. 

' ? ' t j Thls a PP" to the straightening of sheets 

:ed on one side and all printed sheets that are 

received in cases as well as to the straightening of 

ill printed sheets. The work of carting the printed 

sheets and signatures from the Press Room to the 

Kindery which has heretofore been done by members 

the Sheet Straighteners' Union should also come 

under the jurisdiction of Paper Cutters' Union Xo. 

The -work of loading up the cross feed folding 
machines comes under the jurisdiction of Bookbinders' 
Union No. i. 

This will cover the matter of the jurisdiction of . 
work formerly done by the members of the old Sheet 
Straighteners' and Paper Handlers' Union so that all 
positions formerly filled by union men will continue 
to be union jobs." 

Thus the handy man, who in old days helped 
to feed or handle paper or did other odd jobs, 
is no longer permissable in union offices and 
two men may stand around idly while a third 
is doing work which either of the others might 
do as well. Such conditions are unnecessary 
for the protection of the worker and seriously 
interfere with the maintenance and develop- 
ment of the printing industry. 

In New York employing printers have gone 
so far as to divide their organization into two 
sections, those of the closed shop, including a 
large majority of printing offices, and the open 
shop, which includes a few fairly successful 
tho minor establishments. The present trend 
in industry is to follow the precedent of the 
bindery trade in emphasizing the open shop. It 
should not be impossible to obtain such re- 
organization among the Unions in relation with 
the open shop system, the only truly American 
system, without destruction or debasement of 
the Unions. The Unions would still be the 
dominant but not the dictatorial feature of 
the normal printing office, and the Union card 
should remain the best endorsement of a work- 
er for employment. 

It is doubly unfortunate that the leadership 
of the Unions in recent years has become so 
autocratic and unreasonable and unmindful 
of actual economic conditions. Strikes such as 
those in New York harbour and those of the 
coal miners have become wars of starvation, 
the modern equivalent of "your money or your 
life." The milk strike and the threatened 
butchers' strike 'both struck at the food supply 
of New York in this same spirit of starving 
out the public, and a last straw was added to 
the New York situation, with an unintentional 
touch of humor, when a vaudeville menagerie 
of howling beasts was left out on a Broad- 
way sidewalk after midnight because Union 
theater helpers refused to load the crates on 
waiting trucks which were not manned by men 
of some other Union organization. 

The building trades have been notoriously 
under the domination of leaders whose proved 
corruption has landed them in State's Prison. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

while profiteering manufacturers in these in- 
dustries have made use of such leaders in a 
joint conspiracy against the public, with the 
natural result that housing conditions have pro- 
duced increased rents and great economic 
pressure upon the workers themselves. 
. There has been a growing tendency on the 
part of labor leaders to insist upon class legis- 
lation and to forget that the wage earner is 
dependent after all upon the farmer and others 
who provide the raw materials which the earth 
affords, and that he is only part of the com- 
munity and not the whole thing. A final note 
of warning is sounded by Bryce in his "Mod- 
ern Democracies" in describing the political 
conditions in Australia, where the Labor Party 
not only has a majority in Parliament, but 
pledges members in advance of their election 
to accept the policy of the party which is 
dictated by a Labor Council, nowadays called 
a Soviet, of a few men who thus control 
legislation and practically stop fruitful 
Parliamentary debate and throttle representa- 
tive government. There also the law provides 
preference for the Unions and to that extent 
deprives other citizens of the opportunity to 
earn a living. 

The Railroad Labor Board in its recent 
decision, unanimously agreed upon with the 
support of labor representatives, pointed the 
way to the open door of friendly relations be- 
tween employers and employed, between the 
public and the Unions. In this important field 
of transportation, where high wages and high 
costs had seriously crippled all business from 

the farmer to the ultimate consumer, this 
decision recognized the Unions as the best 
means for "collective bargaining," with the 
proviso that non-union workers should not be 
unrepresented, and required peaceful relations 
between union and non-union workers. Also, 
while modifying working conditions where these 
had been made the pretext for despotic control, 
the Railroad Labor Board insisted on the rights 
of the workers to reasonable hours, proper 
sanitation and the comforts of industrial life. 
The common sense of it all is that an Amer- 
ican citizen should have the right to earn his 
bread and butter, whether or not he chooses 
to belong to a labor organization, but that the 
Unions rightly led constitute the best means 
to lead all workers and the whole community 
toward peace and prosperity. Standing stoutly 
by the principle that the wage worker is en- 
titled to a day's wage which gives him an 
increasing rather than decreasing share of his 
product the wage in any industry should afford 
to each worker a comfortable standard of 
living and this should bring about a relation 
between employer and employed in which the 
wastage of strikes and like difficulties should 
be avoided, in which efficiency should be em- 
phasized and thru which the prices of com- 
modities should be kept as low as fair wages 
permit, thus increasing demand and lowering 
the cost of increasiing supply, so that each man, 
woman and child in the country will be the 
gainer and no wage earner the loser. It is 
only by the application of the golden rule in 
industry that this ideal may be reached. 

Doing More Business on Less Capital 

By Waldon Fawcett 

THE government has been inquiring into 
"turnover" and its bearing on business 
expense. Ordinarily, a board of Agri- 
cultural Inquiry would be expected to have 
but slight interest in the rapidity of mer- 
chandise turnover, but a Joint Commission 
of Congress has just come across this factor 
in investigating the marketing system of the 
country. It will be some months before the 
final report and recommendations of the 
Commission will be ready, but its findings 
will point out that costs and profits are heav- 
ily governed by the number of turns of stock 
in a year or a season. 

< Study of retail turnover by the Commis- 
sion has followed the Commission's probe of 
the cost of distribution, or of "service," as 

Chairman Anderson likes to characterize it, 
all the functions of distribution from the 
producing plant to the point of consumption 
being included in "service." John Wana- 
maker's general manager, Franklin N. Brew- 
er, in testimony before the Commission, set 
"dealer service" above price in the considera- 
tion of customers. Thereupon, the econ- 
omists did some figuring and announced that 
49 cents of every dollar paid by the consumer 
goes for "service," leaving 37 cents to cover 
the entire cost of production, including all 
materials, and 14 cents to provide all the 
profits for manufacturers and distributors. 

Prodded by the revelation of the heavy 
proportion of marketing investment that is 
bound up in the distributive machinery, the 

January 14, 1922 

Congressional explorers have sought, from 
the business men that the Commission has 
summoned as witnesses, light on the subject 
of turnover. To the questions of members 
whether turnover can be speeded up without 
materially increasing the cost of doing busi- 
ness, most of the merchants who have faced 
the Commission have replied in the affirm- 
ative. It was pointed out, however, that when 
a certain point is passed, overhead goes up 
with the turnover, not at the same rate, but 
nevertheless steadily. 

Christmas trade was cited as illustration of 
possible illusion with respect to turnover. 
Many a retail store takes care of a sharply 
increased volume of business at the holiday 
season without any material increase in oper- 
ating expenses, but this high net gain is pos- 
sible only for a limited interval when the 
sales plant and its operative force temporarily 
sustains an overload. If the store were 
called upon to cope regularly with turnover, 
swollen to Christmas proportions, it could be 
done only if there were proportionate in- 
crease of facilities and of personnel. 

Concensus of opinion seemed to be that the 
average retail organization is susceptible of 
turning stock more frequently than it now 
does without substantial increase in operating 
expenses. One witness, who gave his cost of 
doing business as somewhere between 20 
and 25 per cent, reported the rate of turn- 
over in his store as four times a year and 
ventured the opinion that at least one addi- 
tional turnover might be added without rais- 
ing the cost of doing business. The propen- 
sity of the average purchaser to seek pleasant 
store environment points to opportunities for 
better turnover, and wide aisles offer chance 
for an increase of turnover with no advance 
in the charges for rent, heat, light, insurance. 

Starting from this idea that increase in 
turnover spells increase in profit the Com- 
mission have studied the relative ability of 
the large store and small store to obtain 
turnover. Department store executives give 
the impression that they are anything but 
cock-sure as to their superiority in turnover. 
The Wanamaker manager saw an increasing 
line of distinction between the smaller busi- 
nesses that are locally close to the people and 
the larger businesses that offer a range of 
merchandise. But he admitted that one of 
the big questions of the period is whether a 
store with central management can continue 
to compete with the smaller store in which 
the personality and the effort of the propri- 
etor enter most directly and where there is 
a personal specialized service which the more 
impersonal large store finds it hard to dupli- 

Conceding then, that the small store cannot 
be driven out by the large store and that, per- 
haps, the efficiently operated small store has 
never been so prosperous as at present, the 
discussions have sought to square this condi- 
tion with the all-important equation of turn- 
over. It is acknowledged that the large store 
and the large mail-order house obtain what- 
ever advantage in price they possess by means 

of quantity purchases. And it has been stated 
brake upon turnover and the improvement in 
transportation and other facilities, which en- 
able the small merchant to reorder frequently 
in small lots, is an influence that narrows the 
gap between the large and small store. 

The farther the Commission has pursued the 
subject of turnover the deeper the insight into 
the structure of retail merchandising. The 
co-operative store, the consumer-owned store 
and, at the other extreme, the manufacturer- 
owned store have all been scrutinized. But 
always there was, on the part of quizzed and 
quizzers, an eye to the influence of turnover. 
William H. Ingersoll, who stated that he had 
recently been in Europe investigating this 
subject eulogized as "a marked accomplish- 
ment," the achievment of Selfridge in doing, 
in his London department store, a business, 
equal in volume of sales to Harrod's on half 
the investment. 

In suggesting a way for curing slow turn- 
over, business men who have appeared be- 
fore the Joint Commission have usually as- 
sumed that 28 per cent represents the cost of 
operation of a typical retail store. This ex- 
pense is divided into two elements. One is 
time expenses that is expenses affected by 
the length of time involved in transactions ; 
the other labor expense involving buying, 
clerk hire, etc. In the calculations at Wash- 
ington, the expense of store operation has 
seemed to be divided equally, 14 per cent be- 
ing computed for time expense and 14 per 
cent for labor expense. 

As a basis for computing the influence of 
turnover the store with one turnover a year is 
taken. The specific illustration used in some 
of the discussions was a store carrying a 
$10,000 stock to do business of $30,000 a year 
and that thus moves its stock off its shelves 
once in twelve months. For this store the 
time expenses embody : 

Rent $1800 or 6% 

Interest on investment in stock 6% 

Light, insurance, etc 2% 

Total 14% 

Labor expense is apportioned as follows : 

Buying and traveling to market l% 

Clerks and sales force B% 

Advertising 2% 

Expressage, delivery and sundries l% 

Breakage, loss, and obsolescence 2% 

Total 14% 

Grand total - 28% 

The arguments have pictured the possibil- 
ities if all labor expense be left the same, but 
there is a speeding up of the turnover or the 
time element. If the merchant could do his 
$30,000 worth of business on a $5,000 invest- 
ment instead of a $20,000 investment, then 
against each dollar's worth of stock he has 
only to charge i% or one-fourth of his year's 
rent. Similarly the interest charge is cut 
down and likewise the assessment for heat and 
light. Simply by increasing the turnover the 
time expense is reduced from 14% to 3^3%. 
That saving would, if translated to the ulti- 
mate consumer, so the Congressional Com- 
mission has been told, exceed all the theo- 
retical savings that have been promised by 


The Publishers' U'eckly 

that the largest mail-order house has little 
advantage in this respect over the large de- 
partment stores and "chain" systems. The 
temptation to quantity purchases for the sake 
of securing extra discounts is accounted a 
advocates of systems that eliminate the 
middleman or contemplate co-operative 

The above supposes that the labor item 
remains the same, but the board has been 
told by witnesses that this is not fair and 
that in the case of goods that, by the aid of 
advertising or exploitation, sell so readily 
that they turn four times a year or oftener 
there is an appreciable saving in clerk hire 
and other items under the head of labor. ^In 
order that members of the Commission 
should not discredit as preposterous sup- 
posititious cases of multiplication of turnover 
there have been laid before the jury of in- 
vestigators a number of interesting concrete 
instances of stimulus to turnover. 

A store with a record of two turns a year 

doing a business of $60,000 a year on a 
stock investment of $20,000 was brought, 
under new management to a rate of 10 turn- 
overs. It is declared that the rate of 12 turns 
which has been shown in several instances 
is not unusual where modern methods have 
been applied. Most of the witnesses who 
have praised at Washington the efficacy of 
more rapid turnover as a remedy for mer- 
cantile ills have advocated not a mainten- 
ance of present stocks with increased sales 
but rather a cutting down of stocks without 
any reduction in the amount of sales. There 
has been mentioned, as a promising remedy, 
the plan of the Domestic Distribution Divi- 
sion of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce 
which prescribes as a prerequisite of max- 
imum turnover a system of stock control 
based on "stock control cards." a card index 
file which affords a perpetual inventory and 
affords at a glance conclusive evidence as to 
which items of stock are stagnant and which 
are selling out or turning most rapidly. 

The Chicago School Book Situation 

ACCORDING to the decision announced by 
the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago 
is to make its own schoolbooks, the text 
being written by the teachers and the city pub- 
lishing them. This decision followed closely 
after the announcement of an adopted list of 
books lecommended by the Superintendent of 
Schools and his staff. 

The production of schoolbooks by a muni- 
cipality or state has been tried in this country 
a great many times and under varying condi- 
tions. If Chicago makes its texts under this 
plan, it will be the only community, however, 
actually producing its own books. The state of 
California originally tried that plan but after- 
wards amended its law so that the state could, 
instead of preparing its own books, lease plates 
from publishers for this purpose, the original 
home-made books not being satisfactory to the 
educators. It was reported at that time that 
several hundred thousand dollars worth of 
books were left on the hands of the state. At 
first, after the law was changed, most of the 
large textbook houses offered texts on a speci- 
fied royalty percentage, based on the listed 
price. Many of the larger houses, however, 
have since withdrawn from this plate supply 
business as being unsatisfactory to both their 
authors and themselves. The state of Minne- 
sota made experiments in a similar direction 
and had for a period of fifteen years up to 
1893 a plan of uniform state contracts, in which 
an arrangement similar to the California leases 
was made, largely on the series of Quackenbos 
books. They, however, reverted to the general 
plan of contract with textbook houses finding 
the other unsatisfactory. 

The state of Kansas Joes not make its own 
textbooks but leases plates, and here, as in 
California, many of the important texts are not 
offered on that plan. The Province of Ontario 

also makes its own books, edits and publishes 
them. In many states the subject has been 
under legislative discussion, but has been passed 
by as unsatisfactory to the educators, who 
believe that better texts are obtained under the 
competitive method. 

The Chicago Board of Education believes 
that texts can be produced in time for use in 
the next school year. The publishers claim that 
frequently they have to spend from two to 
three years in preparing and getting plates 
made for a successful and carefully thought out 
textbook. The difficulty of having textbooks 
written by the teachers of any one city is a very 
obvious one. The art of writing a textbook 
requires a separate talent from that of teach- 
ing, and ability to produce a textbook in any 
field is usually given to few people. Publishers 
who have sought '" vain for many years for 
just the right textbook in some particular field 
something that would measure up to their 
highest ideas for such a book are not ready to 
believe that every city school organization, no 
matter how able the teachers, has talent of that 
unusual capacity. 

The publishers in their argument against 
leased plates point out that under this plan 
there is too small return to the author and no 
adequate provision for the publisher to cover 
the years of experiment and search for the 
best text and the most usable book. Without 
proper margin, experimentation and progress 
would soon be curtailed. The Chicago School 
Board is proceeding under a statute of Illinois, 
which gives the Board of Education "the right 
to print, publish, distribute and sell its own 
textbooks." There has, however, been no 
change in the constitution of the state, as was 
provided in California in order to make per- 
fectlv sure the state's right to enter into private 

January 14, 1922 

Progress on Bookselling Promotion 

Committees Organized and General Plans Announced 


FOLLOWING on the series of meetings of 
the past six weeks of publishers, sales man- 
agers, advertising men and travelers, the 
outline of what will be done this year in pro- 
moting bookselling is taking definite shape and 
the committees to take care of the details an- 
nounced. The committee which is in special 
charge of developing the program is as follows : 


Organized under the National Association of 

Book Publishers, 334 I-'ifth Ave. 

Frederic G. Melcher, Chairman 

Marion Humble, Executive Secretary 


F. A. Clinch, D. Appleton & Company 
H. B. Earl, Doubleday Page & Company 
F. L. Reed, Grosset & Dunlap 
A. H. Gehrs, Harcourt, Brace & Company 
Robert G. Anderson, G. P. Putnam's Sons 
Whitney Darrow, Charles Scribner's Sons 


J. W. McSpadden, Barse & Hopkins 
Harry F. Hull, Dodd, Mead & Company 
Stanley Rinehart, George H. Doran Company 
Franklin Spier, Alfred Knopf, Inc. 
George H. Brett, Jr., The Macmillan Company 
Walter Sprague, Oxford University Press 


Desmond Fitzgerald 

Stanley Walker, Henry Holt & Company 

Herbert Gaskill, J. B. Lippincott & Company 

Joseph Green, Little Brown & Company 

James L. Crowder, Chicago 

James L. Nerny, F. A. Stokes & Company 


Eugene L. Herr, President American Book- 
sellers' Association, ex-officio 
John Loos, Brentano's, New York 
F. S. Smyth, Wanamaker's, New York 

Many suggestions have developed from the 
meetings, and the committee at its first gather- 
ing took up the problem of the plans, posters 
and material for the coming six months. The 
larger appropriation, pledged by the publishers, 
which is more than double that of last year, 
will permit a wider distribution of material, 
higher grade posters and far more general pub- 
licity. When the first poster goes out, there will 
be sent to the 1700 booksellers who have been 
cooperators in the movement or to those who 
can cooperate this year, a handsome mahogany 
frame in which this and succeeding posters can 
be effectively displayed. Extra frames can be 
obtained at 7oc. each from the office at 334 
Fifth Avenue. 

The first poster that has been adopted to go 
out about January 2Oth has the wording 
"Every real home has books" and will be hand- 
somely reproduced in full color. It is felt that 
this poster will have continuing value the year 

round. There has been no effort to settle on 
a single slogan for the whole year, but book- 
sellers who are interested are urged to send in 
suggestions. This poster slogan has been ab- 
breviated from a longer one "No Home a Real 
Home Without Books" which is the form in 
which publishers will use it in their advertising. 

From among the designs of the best posters, 
book-marks will be made, according to a sug- 
gestion made by some of the booksellers last 
year. There is also being prepared a Valen- 
tine's Day band, to be used on books white 
with red lettering, as is the customary form, 
reading "To My Valentine." Any of the 
booksellers who will write for them may have 
them. It is also proposed to study the possi- 
bility of having other helps to make books 
more widely used as gifts, and a type of gift 
certificate is being designed, especially applic- 
able to books, and a second style similar in 
form but having a Christmas decoration will 
be developed ifor the fall. 

Marion Humble, who has had charge of the 
details of the campaigns for the last fifteen 
months is in executive charge of all details at 
the Fifth Avenue office with two assistants, one 
experienced in book promotion, so that ma- 
terial can go out as promptly as possible. 
Dealers will receive semi-monthly news bulle- 
tins with suggestions for display and local 
publicity, and correspondence from the trade on 
any special problems of retailing is encouraged. 
There will be frequent releases to the news- 
papers of book news, and suggestions will be 
sent to the bookseller on good types of ad 

Besides the book news sent to a list of 150 
literary editors, there will be regular releases 
to a longer list of managing editors. Copies 
of these will be sent to publishers and book- 
sellers for information and further use. The 
Committee will endeavor, as during last fall, 
to keep magazine editors and writers informed 
about book news by letters and personal calls, 
and encouragement will be given to starting 
book columns. The committee has the advan- 
tage of the advice and assistance of the newly 
organized Publishers' Ad Club, which con- 
siders from the advertising man's point of view 
all the problems presented. A brief s-ummary 
of the emphasis that will be placed in the 
posters and publicity during the next six 
months is as follows 

PLAN, 1922. 



"Every Real Home has Books" Poster will 

carry this slogan. 

Emphasis on home libraries, stock-taking, 
mental inventory. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Subsidiary emphasis : 
Nati9nal Thrift Week, January 17-23. 
(See American Library Association list 
on Thrift) 

Benjamin Franklin Day, January I7th. 
Fireside travel "Travel at home" last 

week dn month. 
Books as gifts, birthday, etc. 
"America's Making Told in Books." 

Biography, citizenship, history, national 

Subsidiary emphasis : 

Books as Valentines, Gift band will be 

ifurnished to dealers on request. 
Books as gifts, birthday, etc. 

"Find it in Books" 
Useful Books for Business (first two 

Useful Books for the Home (last two 


Subsidiary emphasis: 

Travel Week of Travel Club of America, 
March 26-31 (Travel Exposition, Grand 
Central Palace, N. Y.) Will have con- 
test on most popular books of travel, 
and other publicity. 
Books as gifts, birthday, etc. 

Books as Gifts for Easter. Gift band 

furnished to deafers on reauest. 
"Back to Nature Books." 
(Sub-committee with J. W. McSpadden, 
chairman, will suggest means of in- 
creasing sale of children's books in 

Books as graduation gifts. 
Books as rewards for all school children. 

Books for wedding gifts; books for brides' 

Start vacation reading publicity 

Vacation reading for children to be pushed 

thru schools and camps. 

Special vacation reading campaigns. 
CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK, 1922, will be 
November 12-18. 

Plans for Booksellers' Convention 

THE Convention of the American Book- 
sellers' Association will be held at the New 
Willard Hotel, Washington, D. C, May 
8th to nth inclusive. While the plans have not 
sufficiently matured to give a detailed account 
of the proceedings of this Convention, enough 
is known about the program to be safe in say- 
ing that this will essentially and strictly be a 
Booksellers' Convention and that it will deal 
with the practical phases of bookselling. It 
is the aim of the committees that the book- 
sellers shall finance their own convention instead 

of asking the publishers for contributions for 
entertainment. This can be done by charging 
a small registration fee, as was done by the 
National Association of Stationers and Manu- 
facturers at its convention last October. 


The chairman of the General Committee on 
Entertainment and Banquet is S. L. Nye of 
S. Kann & Son, Washington, D. C. The chair- 
man of the Program Committee is J. Joseph 
Estabrook of Hochschild, Kohn & Company, 
Baltimore, Md. 

They will be assisted by Sidney Avery of 
Brentano's, Washington, William C. Ballan- 
tyne of William Ballantyne & Sons, Washing- 
ton, Fred S. Woodward of Woodward & 
Lothrop, Washington, and Stanley G. Reming- 
ton of Norman Remington Co., Baltimore. 

It is believed that the first meeting of the 
Convention will be held on Monday afternoon. 
If the plans for the entertainment are carried 
out, it will be the banner convention in the 
history of the Association, as it will include a 
reception by President Harding to the Associa- 
tion on the afternoon of the nth followed by 
the banquet in the evening. 

By opening the Convention on the afternoon 
of May 8th, it will allow for those who arrive 
on Sunday plenty of time, and for those who 
arrive on Monday morning an opportunity to 
be present at the opening session. 

Another American Invasion 

WHEN the Berlin dispatches carried re- 
cently a story about the burning in the 
streets of Berlin of 40,000 dime novels, it 
seemed to indicate that the youth of Germany 
was being protected from any alien invasion. 
One reader of the dispatch has reasoned it out 
that the German soldiers having heard so much 
about our "Bear Cat" battalions had felt that 
German youth needed to be fed on Wild West 
literature in order to be able to hold their own. 
If this was the reason for their increased con- 
sumption of this literature, the concerted move- 
ment to stop its use can surely be treated as 
a pacifist measure helping on the peace of the 

The same dispatch says that the Berlin boys 
who parted with these treasures were provided 
in their place with "classical works and other 
good books." It is to be hoped that if such a 
selection were made the Berlin boys did not 
cease reading altogether but did really benefit 
by the change. This German censorship seems 
to have its counterbalance in this country 
where there have been several efforts to elim- 
inate certain harsh and gruesome features 
from Grimm's "Fairy Tales" in order that the 
American children may not be coarsened. 

With the new international character of liter- 
ature being thus demonstrated, the system of 
exchange professors can have but relatively 
small influence compared to the appalling pos- 
sible effect of Wild West heroes going to Ber- 
lin and German witches coming to our hearth- 

January 14, 1922 


Religious Book Week Under Way The Fellowship of Booksellers 

THE Religious Book Week feature of the 
general Year Round Bookselling plan has 
now had its work well outlined, and the 
Committee in charge is as follows. 

F. S. Braselman, Presbyterian Board of 

Arthur F. Stevens, The Methodist Book 

H. W. Cressman, American Baptist Publi- 
cation Society. 

Vernor Schenck, Congregational Publishing 

Arthur Kenedy, P. J. Kenedy and Sons. 

S. Edgar Briggs, The Fleming H. Revell 

William Thomson, Thomas Nelson and 

Charles M. Roe, George H. Doran Co. 

Donald P. Bean, University of Chicago 

William McGhee, Kaufman's, Pittsburgh, 

Charles E. B'loch, The Jewish Book Concern. 

This Committee was selected at a general 
meeting of the religious publishers held in the 
conference room of the National Association 
of Book Publishers' office, and the details 
for the work were plotted out. The date, 
as has already been announced, is April 2nd 
to 8th. It is hoped and expected that book- 
sellers will find 'this an unusual opportunity 
to display religious books. And in the fol- 
lowing week, Easter week, the display of de- 
votional books and Bibles is always a book- 
trade feature. 

The large religious organizations have 
found this plan of general co-operation of 
great value in stimulating new interest and 
better methods in book use thruput the coun- 
try, and the ministers and religious papers 
have seen an opportunity for promoting re- 
ligious reading in a way very much in ac- 
cord with their own natural inclinations. 

The Committee has felt that the big theme 
to be emphasized this year was the need of 
enrichment of the religious home life thru 
religious books, and this thought will be ex- 
pressed in posters and general discussion. Al- 
ready editors of the religious press have 
been making suggestions, and prominent 
writers in the churches have promised articles 
and messages. As was shown in the way 
the church leaders took up the subject of 
children's reading last fall, the general 
thought of the place of books in relation to 
the church has been coming to the front, 
which will make the co-operation much 
more complete. 

"What causes most human troubles? Lack 
of knowledge. What is the remedy? Read- 
ing good books." 

"How only can one get the greatest good 
from books? By owning them." 

W. F. Gregory, Manager Lothrop, Lee & 
Shepard Company, Boston, in New Era Maga- 

AT the Booksellers' Convention last May, 
announcement was made of the election 
of the first members to the Honorary 
Fellowship of American Booksellers, which 
had been instituted by the Association to 
provide a method for giving recognition to 
those booksellers who had raised their stand- 
ards to a commendable level. 

The Committee in charge of this Fellow- 
ship, as appointed by President Herr of the 
Association, is now sending out to all mem- 
bers an announcement that nominations will 
now be received for the second year and that 
five names will again be selected from those 
nominated. The Committee in charge con- 
sists of Frederic G. Melcher, of the PUB- 
LISHERS' WEEKLY as Chairman; Henry S. 
Hutchinson, New Bedford, Mass. ; John T. 
Hotchkiss, of the J. K. Gill Company, Port- 
land, Oregon ; W. P. Blessing, of the Pres- 
byterian Board of Publication, Chicago; 
Belle M. Walker, of the Bookseller and 
Stationer, New York, and Eugene L. Herr, 
Lancaster, Pa., ex officio. 

Nominations either on the official blank 
or otherwise can be sent to the Chairman 
any time before March 1st. In connection 
with the nomination, there should be sent 
in a brief account of the business career and 
a few comments on the outstanding char- 
acteristics of the nominee's bookselling 
knowledge and abilities. Those elected last 
year were : Charles E. Butler, New York : 
George W. Jacobs, Philadelphia ; William 
Harris Arnold, New York; J. K. Gill, Port- 
land, Oregon ; and Joseph M. Jennings, Bos- 

The plan of the Fellowship is that nomina- 
tions may be made by anyone in the book- 
trade and that after March ist these nom- 
inations will be put into the form of the 
ballot and sent out to the Association mem- 
bers for vote. About two hundred ballots 
were cast in all last year. 

The Fellowship has no separate officers or 
organization, but it is believed that by this 
method the standards toward which the Ameri- 
can retail book-trade hopes to direct its pro- 
gress will be indicated by the character and 
records of the men who are chosen for this 
honor. An inscribed parchment is prese'nted 
to each one elected, and the announcements of 
election are not made until the annual Con- 
vention. Any person nominated one year who 
does not happen to fall among the first five in 
the election can be renominated for another 
ballot. The making of such nominations de- 
pends on the initiative of the friends of the 
booksellers, and the Committee hopes that 
those who know among their bookseller 
friends, men or women, who should be con- 
sidered for this honor will take pains to see 
that the nominations are made. Extra blanks 
for the purpose describing the details will be 
sent by the Chairman on request. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Current Clippings 

STOKES has issued a limited edition oi Hilda 
Conkling's "Poems by a Little Girl," a beauti- 
ful and potentially rare book. 

HUGH WALPOLE'S "The Young Enchanted" 
has been issued in a special edition besides the 
ordinary issue. The special edition, limited, is 
on large paper with the author's signature. 

F. TENNYSON JESSE'S "Wlhite Riband," pub- 
lished by the George H. Doran Company is 
listed as a best seller in the London Times 
Weekly Literary Review. 

THE Publishers' Circular, commenting on the 
prize of ^3,500 offered by Gyldendal, the well- 
known publisher of Copenhagen, Christiania, 
and London, for the best novel written in Dan- 
ish or Norwegian during the coming year, says : 
"This we believe to be the greatest amount ever 
offered as a prize for a novel ; it is enough to 
make one learn Danish or Norwegian." 

ELIOT HARLOW ROBINSON, author of "Smiles" 
(Page), is now on lecture tour. He speaks on 
"Our Contemporaneous Ancestors," the pic- 
turesquely primitive men and women of our 
Southern Highlands the Cumberland "maount- 
ings" the setting of Mr. Robinson's Smiles 

AMONG the honors of the new year's honor 
list, that of most interest to booksellers, is the 
conferring of the Order of Merit upon Sir 
James Barrie. This is the most select of all 
British orders and contains only one other 
name honored for literature pure and simple 
that of Thomas Hardy. 

SIR PHILIP GIBBS has just arrived in this 
country with his eighteen year old son, who 
has a leave of absence from Oxford to travel 
with his father. He delivered his first lecture 
in a series which he has planned to deliver in 
Boston, January 10 on "The Chance of Peace." 

W .L. George, the noted English novelist and 
feminist, is now lecturing in America. He 
delivered his first lecture in New York on 
January 8 on "The Intelligence of Women." 

ON JANUARY 16 the campaign for funds for 
the Woodrow Wilson Foundation was started. 
The foundation will make rewards for 
"meritorious service, democracy, public wel- 
fare, liberal thought or peace thru justice." 
The awards will be called the Woodrow Wil- 
son awards. 

"Most" Books 

HEYWOOD BROUN'S correspondents, 
writing to his columns, "It Seems To Me" 
in the New York World, have been making a 
list of "most books." They have chosen 
the most amusing book, the most whimsical 
book, etc. 

S. M. K. submits the following list: 

The most adventurous novel, Conrad's "Nos- 

The most humorous, Max Beerbohm's "Zu- 
leika Dobson." 

The most romantic, Hudson's "Green Man- 

The most passionate, Lawrence's "Women in 

The most whimsical, Douglas's "South 

The most poetic, Stephen's "Crock of Gold." 

The finest book of the struggles of an au- 
thor, Rolland's "Jean Christophe." 

The finest of a 'bibliophile, Anatole France's 
"The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard." 

The most realistic, Hamsun's "The Growth 
of the Soil," Bojer's "The Power of a 
Lie." or Wasserman's "The Great Illusion," or 
one of Thomas Hardy's. 

The most beautiful, F. W. Bain's "The Sub- 
stance of a Dream." 

The most horrible, D'Aurevilly's "The Story 
Without a Name." 

The most satirical, France's "The Sign of 
the Reine Pedauque." 

Robert Seaman adds : 

The most self-revelatory autobiography, "The 
Life and Letters of Anton Chekhov." 

The most practically philosophical, Henry 
Adams's "Education." 

The most revolutionary, to our common ways 
of thinking, Steffanson's "My Life With the 

The most amusing. Pepy's "Diary." 

The most psychologically important. Sam 
Butler's "Note Books" and his letters as given 
in the life by Henry Festin^ Tones. 

The most up to date, Bok's "Life and Let- 

The most date-less and poetical, Francis 
Thompson's ""Collected Poems." 

Books of Cheer and Diversion 

A BOOKLIST in a special field and one pre- 
pared after a great deal of experience with 
one group of readers is "Two Hundred B'ooks 
for Every-Day Use in the Hospital" that has 
just been published by the Sioux City Public 
Library, Iowa. The hospital work of Sioux 
City has been a model of what can be done in 
the direction of turning books to the best advan- 
tage in hospital work, and the description of its 
efforts has been widely quoted in medical papers 
thruout the country. Because of thp well direct- 
ed character of the work at Sioux City, the list 
will be of importance to all who are interested 
to see that books come to their full value in this 
tremendously important field. Copses of the 
list can be purchased at 150 each from the 
Sioux City Public Library Board of Trustees. 

January 14, 1922 

English Book-Trade News 

(From Our London Correspondent) 

WHILE pre-war standards of Christmas 
sales were not reached this year, either 
in volume or cheapness of books, the 
holiday season of bookselling was extremely 
good, in spite of pessimism in certain places. 
There is always pessimism in the trade of 
books, no matter whether you maKe, issue or 
sell them. Why is it? We have looked for 
the reason everywhere; we have discussed it 
with the pessimist and the optimist; we have 
examined conditions in all departments of the 
trade, but we have failed to rind the reason 
and what is infinitely better we have failed to 
find just cause. 

Granted that, every now and again the spirits 
of the trader, whatever it is he deals in, get 
down to a pretty low ebb, if he doesn't watch 
out, in that depth they may stay. Pessimism 
has no place in business, and the exponent of 
it never gets very high in his concern. Shrewd 
leaders weed such encumberers out; they are 
like rotten apples; they affect others. That 
means clogged machinery. It is the balanced 
optimist who scores, and he is a valuable 
person. Somehow, it is quite a fashionable 
thing to grouse about bad business where books 
are concerned, but it is, like the devil, never so 
bad as it is painted. 

The stores here were well filled, and good 
buying went on. Fortunately, the weather was 
bright, and that meant money, as you know, 
for the bookseller. The Christmas book buyer 
is not altogether easy to satisfy. He wants a 
certain kind of book, but iust what he has in 
his mind is not always clear. Now that is the 
burden of the assistant which he shoulders 
rationally and with good temper. Many books 
have to be shown .before satisfaction is given. 
When the right apparently right book is 
decided upon, there is a sigh of relief. On the 
whole, while the Englist Christmas book buyer 
is exacting, he is a very pleasant individual to 
deal with. We have spoken of "he," but more 
often than not the buyer is a "she," and perhaps 
there is a little more difficulty there. 

Among those books which everyone asked for 
were not a few, which, besides being "popular" 
nowadays a recommendation were also read- 
able. Of course, the classics old and modern, 
have rows and stacks to themselves, while there 
may be seen piles of sucH new hooks as Gene 
Stratton-Porter's "Her Father's Daughter." 
There is a great run on her. rtuge Walpole's 
"Young Enchanted" and Brett Young's "Red 
Knight" are going strong. "Mrs. Bindle" is 
doing a roariner trade, much to Mr. Jenkins's 
Helight. but the novel which is probably selling 
better than anv is that exquisite romance, "If 
Winter Comes," by A'. S. M. Hutchinson. Its 
success here is great, but in America we hear 
it is enormous. 

A great Christmas seller was Wilfrid Evart's 
"Way of Revelation." the finest war novel yet 

written. It is a first novel, and the publishers 
"backed their fancy" by printing many thou- 
sands of copies. They must feel very happy 
about it. Other books in much demand this 
holiday time are Carpenter's "Blocking of Zee- 
brugge," Ponting's "Great White South," Mr. 
Duster's epoch-making book, Sir William 
Robertson's autobiography, "Old Time Stories," 
"The Mirrors of Washington," Ben Hecht's 
"Erik Dorn," Drinkwater's "Oliver Cromwell," 
"Recollections and Reflections," Caine's "Men- 
doza and the Little Lady," Hull's "Shadow of 
the East," Sir Sidney Colvin's "Memories," 
Hall Caine's "Master of Man," Marie Corelli's 
"Secret Power," Lord Salisbury's "Life," Lord 
Rosebery's "Miscellanies," the book of Lord 
Frederick Hamilton, Professor Jack's "The 
Legend of Smokeover," Conan Doyle's "Wan- 
derings of a Spiritualist," Farnol's "Martin 
Conisby's Vengeance," "Collecting Antiques for 
Pleasure and Profit," George's "Ursula Trent," 
Norman Davey's "Guinea Girl," Lady Angela 
Forbes's "Memories," the new novels by 
Lowndes, Maxwell and McKenna, "Kate Green- 
away's Pictures," and many, many others too 
numerous to mention. 

The books with pictures by the late Lovat 
Fraser are very successful, while "The Story 
of the Mikado" is an exceedingly popular book. 
Finally, the publishers tell us that a very large 
number of subscriptions are being taken by 
booksellers for that enormously fascinating new 
twenty-part serial, "Outline of Science,'' by 
Professor J. Arthur Thomson. People are 
making Christmas present; of subscriptions to 
old and young. The success of the whole un- 
dertaking has exceeded the utmost expectations 
of the promoters, and the first issues have been 
printed again and again. 

And now for 1922 we hope a brisk drop in 
costs and a fine rise in sales. 

The Only Real Readers 

A BOOK-MARK used during the recent 
Canadian Book Week quoted the following 
from Stephen Leacock, a selection, headed "The 
Only Real Readers": 

"As a writer of books it is my opinion that 
children, or at least young persons, are the best 
readers ; indeed, the only real readers. Grown 
up adults are badly damaged. They read in 
an inattentive way, with no real effort of men- 
tal power to fuse the picture before them into 
the white heat of imasrination. They read and 
forget. Thev would pass by Weller and never 
see him. They would forget Huck Finn's 
name over-night. Their judgments are the 
standard of education and their admiration lies 
dead in the crave of their childhood. For 
real literary* success let me tell a fairy story 
to the listening ears and wondering face of 
my little son of four." 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Obituary Notes 


WILLIAM H. PARKER, one of the founders of 
the Booksellers' League of New York, died 
suddenly at his home in West Haven on Decem- 
ber 21. For a number of years he was a 
salesman with E. P. Button & Company, leav- 
ing them to engage in farming in Maine. 'On 
his return to the book business after two years, 
he engaged with Brentano's, New York, and 
later started for himself in the old and rare 
book business in New Haven. Subsequently he 
joined the staff at Whitlock's, where he was 
employed at the time of his death. He was 
about fifty-five years old, and was known to 
many as an unusually well-equipped, all-round 


WORD has been received from Colorado of the 
death of Priscilla Guthrie, founder of the 
Priscilla Guthrie Bookshop of Pittsburgh. Miss 
Guthrie was one of the first women successfully 
to enter into the bookshop field, and developed 
her store along individual and attractive lines. 
About three years ago, her health made it im- 
perative for her to leave for higher climates, 
and the business was conducted for her by 
W. J. Crull, at first as a temporary arrangement, 
but finally by his putting his whole time and 
interest into the development of the business. 


Diego, California, the latter part of Novem- 
ber. She was engaged in educational work for 
thirty-five years, the last half of which was 
spent in the Philippines. She retired in 1918 
and purchased the Occult Bookshelf and rapidly 
absorbed several other concerns. She had been 
ill for nearly two years. She is survived by 
her husband, her father, six brothers and three 
sisters. Her husband, Charles Wallace Beane, 
will continue the business. 


KATRINA TRASK (;Mrs. George Foster Pea- 
body), who died at her home in Saratoga 
Springs, N. Y. on January 7, published a num- 
ber of volumes of verse, a book of short stories, 
and several plays for amateurs. She married 
Spencer Trask, the well-known financier of 
New York in 1874, who died in 1909, and about 
a year ago she married Mr. Peabody. -> former 
partner in the firm of Spencer Trask & Com- 
pany. Her list of titles include Christolan. a 
poem, (1003) ; Free Not Bound, (1903) ; In 
My Lady's Garden, (1007) ; John Leighton, Jr.; 
King Alfred's Jewel: drama, (1900.) ; Lessons 
in Love: short stories, (1900) ; Night & Morn- 
ing, (1007); Sonnets & Lyrics; Under King 
Constantine, (1893) ; In the Vanguard: drama, 
(1913) ; Invisible Balance Sheet, (1916) ; 
Mighty and the Lowly, (1915) ; Without the 
Walls: a reading play, (1919). 

First New York Bookselling Class 

THE lecture room connected with the New 
York Library School was filled to capac- 
ity on January 6th at the first lecture of the 
series on bookselling, which is in charge of 
Miss Bessie Graham of Philadelphia, under the 
auspices of the New York Booksellers' League. 
Mr. Eisele, as Chairman of the Committee on 
Arrangements, was in charge of starting the 
course, and it was found that the capacity of 
'the hall had been easily sold out at five dollars 
for the course of twelve lectures. 

Miss Graham's opening lecture was on bio- 
graphies, and, after a general introduction to 
the subject, she gave a most interesting account 
of the place of the popular books in the bio- 
graphical field from Boswell's "Johnson" to 
"Edward Bok." Her comment on these books 
is of the kind most valuable to booksellers, be- 
ing ,iull of incisive comparisons and interesting 
anecdotes that give the retailer just the needed 
material to help him describe the book to those 
interested. The class will follow Miss Graham's 
"Bookman's Manual" as a guide for study. 

After the hour's lecture, which begins at seven 
o'clock, there will always be a talk on some 
general trade subject, and at this session the 
subject chosen by the Chairman was that of 
"Book-Trade Periodicals," which was covered 
by Frederic G. Melcher. 

Women's Book Association 

ARTHUR Somers Roche, author of "The 
Day of Faith" which was published by 
Little, Brown & Co. last fall, and Mrs. Ida 
Bensey Judd, a professional story-teller, who 
will read from Mark Twain's "Joan of Arc," 
are the speakers for the next meeting of the 
Women's National Book Association, which is 
to be held at the Children's Book Shop on Jan- 
uary 19, beginning promptly at 8 p. m. The 
members will dine as usual at 6 p. m. at the Dew 
Drop Inn, 7 W. 47th St. 

Business Notes 

BOSTON. Percy A. Loring, of, the Medici 
Society of America, who has been covering the 
New England states, is to have his territory 
extended during the present year to cover the 
east and middle west and will carry the Medici 
Prints, the Medici Christmas cards, calendars 
and post cards, the Riccardi Press books and 
other books published by the Medici Society, 
together with the Burlington Magazine for 
connoisseurs, and will also by arrangement 
carry for this territory the books published by 
the Marshall Jones Company. 

NEW YORK CITY. Longmans, Green & Co., 
have removed from 443 Fourth Avenue to 55 
Fifth Avenue, at the corner of Twelfth street. 

NEW YORK CITY Samuel Dauber has severed 
his connection with Stammer's Bookstore, and, 
pending permanent location, will conduct busi- 
ness at 1351 Prospect Avenue, Bronx. 


The Weekly Record of New Publications 

This list aims to be a complete and accurate record of American book publications. 
Pamphlets will be included only if of special value. Publishers should send copies of all 
books promptly for annotation and entry, and the receipt of advance copies insures record 
simultaneous witih publication. The annotations are descriptive, not critical ; intended to 
place not to judge the books. Pamphlet material and books of lesser trade interest are listed 
in smaller type. 

The entry is transcribed from title page when the book is sent for record. Prices are added except 
when not supplied by publisher or obtainable only on specific request. When not specified the binding is 

Imprint date is stated [or best available date, preferably copyright date, in bracket] only when it 
differs from year of entry. Copyright date is stated only when it differs from imprint date: otherwise 
simply "c." No ascertainable date is designated thus: [n. d.]. 

Sixes are indicated as follows: F. (folio: over 30 centimeters high); Q (4*0: under 30 cm.); (8iro: 
*5 cm.); D. (lamo: 20 cm.); S. (i6mo: 17^3 cm.); T. (a^mo: 15 cm.); Tt. (32mo: 12% cm.); Ff. (481*10: 
10 cm.); sq., obi., nor., designate square, oblong, narrow. 

Alington, Cyril Argentine 

Eton fables. 86 p. D '21 N. Y., Long- 
mans, Green $1.25 n. 

Fables delivered mainly at Eton in the last five 
years, collected by the Head Master. 

Allbutt, Sir Thomas Clifford 

Greek medicine in Rome ; the Fitzpatnick 
lectures on the history of medicine delivered 
at the Royal college of physicians of London 
in 1909^1910; with other historical essays. 
J3+633~p. O '21. N. Y., Macmillan $12 n. 
Partial contents. The Fitzpatrick lectures; Byzan- 
tine medicine; Public medical service and the 
growth of hospitals; A chair of medicine in the 
15th century; The rise of the experimental method 
in Oxford. 

Amelotte, Joseph 

In navy yards what is overhead to pro- 
ductive labor. 44 p. tabs, diagrs. S c. '21 
Lynn, Mass. [Author] ; 14 N. Franklin St. 
Court, pap. [priv. p.r.] 

Arlen, Michael, pseud. [Dikran Kouyoum- 

The romantic lady [and other stories]. 

3+284 p. D '21 N. Y., Dodd, Mead $2 n. 

Four short stories of modern woman. 

Atkey, Bertram 

Winnie C. Wynn and the wolves ; with il. 
by Leslie F. Benson. 8+310 p. front, pis. 
D c. Bost., Little, Brown & Co., 34 Beacon 

St. $1.75 n. 

How. a charming, yet unscrupulous, young girl 
matches her wits with the "wolves." who have de- 
signs upon her and her "fortune." 

Ayscough, Florence, tr. 

Fir-flower tablets ; poems tr. from the 
Chinese ; English versions by Amy Lowell. 
95+221 p. front, (fold, map) O c. '21 
Bost., Houghton Mifflin Co., 4 Park St. bds. 
$3 n. 

A translation of the Chinese poets, mostly of the 
T'ang period. 

Bailey, Liberty Hyde 

The principles of vegetable-gardening; 
i8th ed., re-made and re-set. 13+490 p. ill. 
plans O (Rural science ser.) '21 c. "01- 
'21 N. Y., Macmillan $4 n. 


Bible precepts for home and school ; comp. 
by Margaret Craig Higgins. 88 p. D [c. 

'21] Portland, Ore. [Author] 615 E. 66th 
St. $i. 

Selections from the Bible which will make a child 
realize his religious and social responsibilities. 

Blodgett, Harvey Alvaro 

Double your savings ; it can be done. 97 
p. pis., tabs., facsms. D c. '21 St. Paul, 
Minn., Harvey Blodgett Co., Bank Business 
Bldg. bds. $i. 

Essays on banking and thrift. 
Bolton, L. 

An introduction to the theory of relativity; 
with 38 diagrs. 11+177 P- D ['21] N. Y., 
Button $2 n. 

Founded on the author's essay which won the 
Eugene Higgins Prize for a discussion on relativ- 
ity and gravitation. 

Book (The) of saints ; a dictionary of servants 
of God canonized by the Catholic church : 
extracted from the Roman and other mar- 
tyrologies ; comp. by the Benedictine monks 
of St. Augustine's abbey, Ramsgate. 9+274 
p. O '21 N. Y., Macmillan $5 n. 

Brand, Robert Henry 

War and national finance. 12+287 p. O 
'21 N. Y., Longmans, Green & Co., 55 5th 
Ave. $5 n. 

Partial contents: Lombard Street in war; Eng- 
land's financial task; The financial and economic 
situation; Europe's economic needs; Memorandum 
of the Allied financial position, August 29, 1916. 

Browne, Edward Granville 

Arabian medicine; being the Fitzpatrick 
lectures delivered at the College of phy- 
sicians in November 1919 and November 
1920. 7+135 p. front., facsms. O '21 N. 
Y., Macmillan $4.50 n. 

Partial contents: Meaning of the term "Arabian 
Medicine"; Periods of Arabian and Islamic his- 
tory; Evolution of scientific terminology in Arabic; 
Arabian popular medicine; Anecdotes of notable 
cures in Arabic and Persian literature. There are 
also bibliographical footnotes. 

[Browning, Robert] 

Browningiana in Baylor university; comp. 
by Aurelia E. Brooks. 7+405 p. front (por.) 
pis., facsms. O '21 Waco, Tex., Baylor uni- 
versity Press apply. 

A Browning bibliography. This collection is the 
outgrowth of the private library of Dr. A. J. Arm- 
strong, head of the English Department, Baylor 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Campbell, Thomas Joseph 

The Jesuits, 1534-1921 ; a history of the So- 
ciety of Jesus from its foundation to the pres- 
ent time. 16+937 p. O [c. '21] N. Y., The 
Encyclopedia Press, 119 E. 57th St. $5 n. ; 
2 v. ed. $7.50. 

A complete history, written by a member of the 

Cardinall, A. W. 

The natives of the northern territories of 
the gold coast ; their customs, religion and 
folklore ; with 22 il. from photos by the au- 
thor and a map; [introd. by Capt. C. H. Ar- 
mitage.] 12+158 p. front, (map), pis. O 
[n. d.] N. Y., Button $6 n. 

Manners and customs of the natives of West 

Casey, Patrick, and Casey, Terence 

The gay-cat ; the story of a road-kid and 
his dog. 105 p. front D [c. '21] N. Y., 
H. K. Fly Co., 9 Barrow St. $1.75 n. 

A story of the open road, of a man and his dog, 

Chekhov, Anton Paviovick 

The schoolmaster ; and other stories ; from 
the Russian by Constance Garnett. 6+302 p. 
D c '21 N. Y., Macmillan $2 n. 
Twenty-nine short stories. 

Chew, Samuel Claggett 

Thomas Hardy, poet and novelist. 8+257 
p. S (Bryn Mawr notes and monographs, 3) 
c. '21 N 1 . Y., Longmans, Green $1.50 n. 

Partial contents: A survey of the novels; Some 
matters of technique and style; The natural his- 
tory of Wessex; The poems. 

Chitwood, Mrs. Mary Morrison 

Saved for a purpose. 228 p. O [c. '21] 
Best., The Christopher Pub. House, 1140 Co- 
lumbus Ave. $2 n. 

The story of a boy's life during the time his 
father was in the gold fields of Alaska. 

Coffin, Charles Emmet 

The gist of whist ; being a concise guide 
to the modern scientific game ; to which is 
addled The laws of whist as recently rev. by 
the American whist congress ; loth ed., re- 
vised. 12+120 p. D [c. '21] Indianapolis, 
Ind., Bobbs-Mernill $1.25 n. 

Comstock, Alzada P. 

State taxation of personal incomes. 246 p. 

(2 l / 2 p. bibl.) O (Studies in history, eco- 
nomics and public law; v. 101 ; No. i; Whole 
no. 229) c. '21 N. Y., Longmans, Green pap. 
$2.50 n. 
Income tax laws for the various States. 

Conyngton, Thomas, and Others 

Wills, estates and trusts ; a manual of law, 
accounting, and procedure, for executors, ad- 
ministrators, and trustees; 2 v. 18+825 T\ 
forms, facsms. O c. '21 N. Y., Ronald 
Press $8 n. set [not sold separately]. 

Partial contents: Common mistakes in making 
wills; Probating a will; Contesting a will; Special 
forms of administration; Making an inventory; 
Assembling claims and paying debts; Taxes; The 
Laws of trusts; Banks and Trust companies as 
trustees; Accounting for estate of decedents. 

Cutchins, John A., and Stewart, George Scott, 


History of the 29th Division; Blue and 
Gray; 1917-1919; prepared pursuant to G. O. 2 
Headquarters 2Oth Division, A. E. F., Jan- 
uary loth, 1919, at the request of the Di- 
vision historical committee; approved by the 
Committee as the official history of the di- 
vision ; [foreword by Major-General Mor- 
ton.] 41+493 p. front, (por.), pis., pors., 
music maps (part, fold.) O c. '21 Phil., 
George Scott Stewart, jr., 4206 Walnut St., 
c/o 29th Div. Hist. Comm. $4. 

This volume contains a complete record of this 
Division, including the name of every officer and 
enlisted man who was connected with it. 

Bowling, Margaret Caroline 

Reading, writing, and speaking Spanish for 
beginners; with word list [new ed.] 271 p. 
il. D [c. 'l3-'2i] N. Y., American Book 
Co., loo Washington Sq. $i n. 

Duffin, Henry Charles 

Thomas Hardy: a study of the Wessex 
novels ; 2nd ed. with an appendix on the 
poems and The dynasts. 240 p. D (Univ. of 
Manchester pub. 105) '21 N. Y., Longmans, 
Green $2.50 n. 

Eggleston, Mrs. Margaret W. 

Around the camp fire with the older boys. 
9+132 p. D [c. '21] N. Y., Doran $1.25 n. 

Designed to meet the needs of teachers and par- 
ents of boys in their teens. 

Bruce, Donald 

The alinement chart method of preparing tree 
volume tables. various paging charts O (Univ. 
of Cal. pub. in agricultural sciences; v. 4, no. 9) 
'21 Berkeley, Cal., Univ. of California Press pap. 
20 c. 
Burnett, Theodore Cretl 

Some remarks on catalase; [with a short bibli- 
ography.] various paging O (Univ. of Cal. pub. 
in physiology, v. 5, no. 13) '21 Berkeley, Cal., 
Univ. of California Press pap. 10 c. 
Chandler, Asa Crawford 

A new species of ray from the Texas coast, and 
report of the occurrence of a top minnow new to 
the fauna of Eastern Texas, various paging O 
(No. 2393; from the Proceedings of the U. S. Nat. 
Museum, v. 95) Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. 
of Doc. pap. 
Clark, Austin Hobart 

A monograph of the existing crinoids; v. i, The 
comatulids; pt. 2. zs-f-795 P- pis. F (Smithsonian 

Inst., U. S. Nat. Museum; Bull. 82) '21 Wash., 
D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. apply 
Clark, Clifton Wirt 

Lower and middle Cambrian formations of the 
Mohave desert. 7 p. tabs. O (Univ. of Cal. pub.; 
Bull, of the Dept. of geological sciences; v. 13, 
no. i) '21 Berkeley, Cal., University of California 
Press pap. 15 c. 
Dante Alighieri 

List of books on Dante in the Cambridge Public 
library; compiled on the occasion of the 6ooth an- 
niversary of Dante's death, n p. front, (por.) O 
'21 Cambridge, Mass., Cambridge Public Library 
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel 

Books by American travellers and explorers from 
1846 to 1000 ; being chapter 14 of the 3rd vol. of the 
Cambridge history of American literature; with a 
bibliography; [455^ P-l various paging O '20 N. Y., 
[Author], 226 W. 78th St. pap. 

/unitary 14, 1922 


Ensign, Forest Chester 

Compulsory school attendance and child 
labor ; a study of the historical development 
of regulations compelling attendance and 
limiting the labor of children in a selected 
group of states. 9+263 p. (4^ p. bibl.) O 
[c. '21] Iowa City, la., The Athens Press 
$2.50 n. 

Partial contents: English foundations; The Colon- 
ial period; Early national period; Massachusetts, 
Connecticut, Xew York, Pennsylvania and Wiscon 
sin [5 chapters]. 

Erdman, Charles Rosenbury 

The Gospel of Luke ; an exposition. 229 p. 
S c. '21 Phil., The Westminster Press, With- 
erspoon Bldg. $i n. 

Everett, Lloyd Tilghman 

For Maryland's honor ; ,a story of the war 
for Southern independence. 229 p. D [c. '22] 
Bost., The Christopher Pub House. $2. 

A story of the Civil War with the scenes laid 
in Baltimore, Frederick, Harper's Ferry, the Shenan- 
doah Valley and northern Virginia. 

Farmer, Gertrude L. 

A form of record for hospital social work; 
including suggestions on organization; [fore- 
word by Ada E. Sheffield.] 81 p. forms, 
facsms., tabs. O [c. '21] Phil., Lippincott 
$1.50 n. 

A new way in which case histories may be 
recorded, which the author points out as being 
more practical, more economical and more efficient 
for hospital social work. 

Flagg, Ernest 

Small houses ; their economic design and 
construction ; essays on the fundamental 
principles of design and descriptive articles 
on construction ; with plates drawn by the 
author il. methods and results. 11+152 p. 
front, (plan) il. pis. plans F [c. '21] N". Y., 
Scribner $10 n. 

Partial contents: The Module system in construc- 
tion; The Module system of design; Architecture and 
archaeology; Artistic convention; Hardware; Half- 
timber and plaster work; Open-air shelters. 

Fletcher, Joseph Smith 

Scarhaven keep. 316 p. D c. N. Y., Al- 
fred A. Knopf. 220 W. 42nd St. $2 n. 

The story of the mysterious disappearance of a 
famous actor. The scene is laid on the Scottish 

Ford. Harry Egerton 

Modern Provencal phonology and mor- 
phology ; studied in the language of Frederic 
Mistral. 6+92 p. (i p. bibl.) O (Columbia 
Univ. studies in romantic philology and lit- 
erature) c. '21 N 1 . Y., Lemcke & Buechner 
pap. $1.50 n. 
Franchot, Annie Wood 

Max ; a midnight adventure : [a fairy 
story.] 46 p. col. front., il. D [c. '21] N. Y., 
Dutton bds. Si n. 

Gano, Darwin Curtis, and Williams, Sam- 
uel C. 

Gafio's Commercial law ; rev. by Ralph E. 
Rogers and Clyde O. Thompson. 6+409 p. 
D [c. '04-'2I] N. Y., American Book Co., 
loo Washington Sq. $1.40 n. 
Geister, Edna 

Ice-breakers and the ice-breaker herself; 
[new ed., 2 v. in I.] 5+169 p. D [c. '21] 
N. Y., Doran $1.35 n. 
Formerly published by The Womans Press. 

Gourmont, Remy de 

A virgin heart ; a novel ; authorized tr. by 

Aldous Huxley. 230 p. D c. '21 N. Y., 

Nicholas L. Brown, 123 Lexington Ave. $2 n. 

The story of the secret aspects of a young girl's 


Grey, Zane 

Riders of the purple sage; a novel; with 
il. in col. by W. Herbert Dunton. 5+336 p. 
col. front., col. pis. O [c. '21] N. Y., Harper 
$3 n. 
Hare, Walter Ben 

Readings and monologues a la mode. 140 
p. D [c. '21] Chic., T. S. Denison & Co., 
623 S. Waba&h Ave. $1.25. 

Partial contents: A black blue-grass widow; 
Betty at the baseball game; The newly-weds; How 
to get married; A cullud lady at the telephone; The 
Hallowe'en witch; Free years old. 
Harrington, George W. 

The garden by the sea ; and other poems. 
9+08 p. D [c. '21] Bost., Cornhill $1.50 n. 
Hayes, Augustus W. 

Rural community organization. 10+128 p. 
fold, map D c. '21 Chic., Univ. of Chicago 
Press $1.50 n. 

Partial contents: The need of a rural policy; The 
trade area; The consolidated school district; Organ- 
ization of forces and methods of organization within 
the local unit. 

Herbert, Alan Patrick 

Little rays of moonshine. 168 p. il. D 
c. '21 N. Y., Knopf $2 n. 

JPartial contents: Wrong numbers; Reading with- 
out tears; About bathrooms; A criminal type; Little 
bits of London. 

Hergesheimer, Joseph 

Cytherea. 371 p. D c. N. Y., Knopf 
$2.50 n. 
A love story of today. 

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth 

Letters and journals of Thomas Went- 
worth Higginson, 1846-1906; ed. by Mary 
Thacher Higginson. 358 p. front, (por.) O 
c. '21 Bost., Houghton Mifflin $4 n. 

An autobiography, in which Col. Higginson- de- 
scribes his Civil War experiences, his travels at 
home and abroad, his life at Newport in the six- 
ties, and his relations with literary folk of his 

Hoadley, George Arthur 

Essentials of physics ; rev. edition. 544 p. 
col. front., charts, tabs., diagrs. D [c. '21 ] 
N. Y., American Book Co. $1.60 n. 

Foote, Allen Ripley 

The right to strike. 61 p. D [c. '21] Columbus, 
O,. Ohio Board of Commerce priv. pr. 

Forbes, Stephen Alfred, and Gross, Alfred O. 

The orchard birds of an. Illinois summer, various 
paging tabs. pis. O (Division of the Natural his- 
tory survey, v. 14; Bull, article i) '21 Urbana, 
111., State of Illinois Dept. of Registration and 
Education pap. 

Gilmore, Charles Whitney 

The fauna of the Arundel formation of Maryland, 
various paging pis. O (No. 2389; from the Pro- 
ceedings of the U. S. Nat. Museum, v. 59) '21 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Grinnell, Joseph 

Two new rodents [genera thomomys and mar- 
mota] from the eastern border of California; [with 
a short bibliography], various paging il. O (Univ. 
of Cal. pub. in zoology; v. 21, no. 6) '21 Berkeley, 
Cal., Univ. of California Press pap. 15 c. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Holleman, Arnold Frederick, and Cooper, 
Hermon Charles 

A text-book of inorganic chemistry ; issued 
in English; i6th English ed., rev.; [with a 
table of international atomic weights, 1920: 
i p.] 8-1-527 p. col. front, il. diagrs. (part. 
fold.) O '21 N. Y., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 
432 4th Avie. $3.50 n. 

Hungerford, Ethelbert Arthur 

How to get on two pay-rolls ; a manual of 
personal and family finances ; with an item- 
ized expense blank for every month in the 
year. 25 p. forms, tabs. [c. '21] India- 
napolis, Ind., Bobbs-Merrill Co., 18 Univer- 
sity Sq. $i n. 

Incorrectly attributed to Edward A. Hungerford 
in the issue of Nov. z6th, 1921. 

Hunting, Harold Bruce 

Hebrew life and times ; [with a short bib- 
liography.] 188 p. il., pis. D The Abingdon 
religious education texts ; week-day school 
ser. [c. '21] N. Y. & Cin., Abingdon Press 
$1.25 n. 

Partial contents: Desert pilgrims; Village life in 
Canaan; The nation under David and Solomon; The 
wars of kings and the people's sorrows; A revised 
law of Moses; Jewish hopes made greater by Jesus. 

Jeffery, Walter Henry 

Deep well drilling; the principles and prac- 
tices of deep well drilling, and a hand-book 
of useful information for the well driller. 531 
p. il., fold, pis., fold, diagrs. O c. '21 To- 
ledo, O., W. H. Jeffery Co. $5 n. 
Keeler, Ralph Welles, and Dean, George B. 

A calendar of prayer for 1922; pub. under 
the auspices of the Dept. of Evangelism of 
the Board of home missions and Church ex- 
tension of the Methodist Episcopal church, 
in p. (\y 2 p. bibl.) D [c. '21 ] N. Y. & Cin., 
The Methodist Book Concern pap. 25c. n. 
Kershaw, N. 

Stories and ballads of the far past; tr. 
from the Norse [Icelandic and Faroese] ; with 
introd. and notes. 6+256 p. music D '21 
N. Y., Macmillan $3 n. 

The contents are divided into two parts Sagas and 

Leechman, J. D., and Harrington, Mark Ray- 

String records of the Northwest. 64 p. 
front., pis. S (Indian notes and mono- 
graphs; a ser. of pub. relating to the Ameri- 
can aborigines) '21 N. Y., Museum of the 
American Indian, Heye Foundation, I55th St. 
& Audubon Ave. apply. 

Le Moyne, Louis Valcoulon 

Country residences in Europe and Amer- 
ica; 2nd ed. with additional material. 8+551 
p. il., pis., col. pis. F '21 N. Y., Putnam 
$15 n. 

1'he first edition was published in 1908 by Double- 
day, Page & Co. 

Lindeman, Eduard Christian 

The community; an introd. to the study of 
community leadership and organization. 222 
p. D c. '21 N. Y., Association Press, 347 
Madison Ave. $1.75 n. 

Partial contents. The social nature of man; Com- 
munity institutions and their functions; Types of 
communities; The process of community action; 
Christianity and community leadership. 

McCoy, William M. 

The valley of the sun. 308 p. front. D 
[c. '21] N. Y., Fly $1.75 n. 
A romance of the reclaiming of Death Valley. 

Malter, Henry 

Saadia Gaon, his life and works. 445 p. 
O (The Morris Loeb ser.) c. '21 Phil., The 
Jewish Pub. Society of America, 1201 North 
Broad St. $3.50 n. 

The life of the founder of Jewish science, to- 
gether with a history of the gth and loth centuries 
in Egypt, Palestine and Babylon. This is the first 
book of the Morris Loeb Foundation. 

Marvin, Dwight Edwards 

Fireside prayers. 68 p. DC. '21 Summit, 
N. J., [Author], 55 Fernwood Rd. pap. 75 c. 

Prayers for daily use. 

Sunset thoughts [verse]. 54 p. D c. '21 
Summit, N. J., [Author] pap. 75 c. $1.50. 

Mencken, Henry Louis 

The American language; an inquiry into 
the development of English in the United 
States; 2nd ed. rev. and enlarged. 17+492 p. 
(3O/4 P- bibl.) O '21 c. 'i9-'2i N. Y., Knopf 
$6 n. 
A treatise on the American dialect of English. 

Meredith, William V. 

Pageantry and dramatics in religious edu- 
cation; [introd. by Norman E. Richardson.] 
212 p. front., pis. O (The Abingdon re- 
ligious education texts ; Community training 
school s*r.) [c. '21] N. Y. & Cin., The 
Abingdon Press $1.25 n. 

Partial contents: Drama the handmaid of religion; 
Play in education; What is meant by educational 
dramatics; Types of dramatic productions; Where 
to use educatoinal dramatics; The values of edu- 
cational dramatics. There are also bibliographical 

How paper is made; essential steps in the manu- 
facture of paper from the time it is a raw product 
until the finished stock reaches the warehouses of 
the paper merchant, are herein described. 31 p. 
front, pis. il. O [c. '21] Kalamazoo, Mich., Ber- 
mingham & Prosser Co. pap. 
Hunt, Caroline Louisa 

A week's food for an average family. 27 p. il. 
pis. O (U. S. Dept. of Agriculture; Farmer's bull. 
1228) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of 
Doc. pap. 
Kennedy, Clarence Hamilton 

Some interesting dragon-fly naiads from Texas, 
various paging pis. O (No. 2390; from the Pro- 
ceedings of the U. S. Nat. Museum, v. 59) '21 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Malloch, John Russell 

Forest insects in Illinois; i, The subfamily 
ochthiphilinae; diptera, family agromyzidae. vari- 
ous paging pis. O (Division of the Natural his- 
tory survey; v. 13, Bull, article 14) '21 " Urbana, 
111., State of Illinois Dept. of Registration and 
Education pap. 

Merriam, John C., and Stock, Chester 

Notes on peccary remains from Rancho La Brea; 
Note on an hipparion tooth from the Siestan de- 
posits of the Berkeley Hills, California, by Chester 
Stock, various paging il. pis. O (Univ. of Cal. 
pub.; Bull, of the Dept. of geological sciences; 
v. 13, nos. 2 and 3) '21 Berkeley, Cal., Univ. of 
California Press pap. 20 c. 

January 14, 1922 


Methodist (The) year book, 1922; Oliver S. 
Baketel, editor. 40+316 p. il. pors. tabs, 
diagrs. charts D N. Y. & Cin., The Metho- 
dist Book Concern, 150 5th Ave. pap. 50 c. 

Miller, William Emer 

Miller's Mind training for children; a 
practical training for successful living; edu- 
cational games that train the senses ; 3 v. 
in; 127; no p. diagrs. S [c. '20-21} Los 
Angeles, Cal., Vaughan Pub. Co., 316 W. 2nd 
St. bds. $5 set. 

Training children to think and to remember thru 
games and exercises in visualization. 

Monteith, Mary E. 

The fringe of immortality. 15+204 p. D 
'21 N. Y., Dutton $2.50 n. 

An account of the author's own psychic experi- 

Moon, Truman Jesse 

Biology for beginners, 10+558 p. front, 
(por.), il., diagrs. D [c. '21] N. Y., H. Holt 
& Co.. 19 W. 44th St. $1.60 n. 

[Morgan, Ruth] 

Your own path ; second series. 105 p. D 
[c. '21] Bost, The Christopher Pub. House 
$1.50 n. 

A collection of mystic messages, received thru 
automatic writing. 

Muller, Richard 

Hydrpelectrical engineering; a book for 
hydraulic and electrical engineers, students 
and others interested in the development of 
hydroelectric powers systems. 431 p. il., pi., 
tabs, diagrs. O '21 N. Y., G. E. Stechert & 
Co.. 151 W. 25th St. bds. $6 n. 

Murdock, Charles A. 

Horacio Stebbins ; his ministry and his 
personality. 269 p. front. O c. '21 Bost., 
Houghton Mifflin $2 n. 

A biography of the pastor of the Unitarian Church 
in San Francisco, and who had much to do with 
the development of the California State University. 

Nathan, George Jean 

The critic and the drama. 152 p. O c. 
N. Y., Knopf $1.75 n. 

Partial contents: Aesthetic jurisprudence; Drama 
'as an art; The place of acting; Dramatic criticism 
in America. 

National Catholic Welfare Council. Bureau 
of Education. 

Directory of Catholic colleges and schools ; 
compiled by Rev. Tames H. Ryan. 980+49 p. 
O c '21 Wash.. D. C, National Catholic Wel- 
fare Council : Bu. of Education. 1312 Massa- 
chusetts Ave. $3.50. 

A statistical survey of Catholic education in the 
United States. There are also lists of summei 
schools and camps. 

New York nufold road guide ; improved high- 
ways, main connecting roads, mileage, city 
maps and routings; 1922 ed. ; [including ho- 
tel and garage directory.] 32 p. maps (part 
fold.) nar. O ['21] Rochester, N. Y., 
United States Survey Co. pap. 75 c. 

There are also similar publications for New Jer- 
sey, Pennsylvania, Northern and Southern New 

Peabody, Francis Greenwood 

Sundays in college chapels since the war ; 
sermons and addresses. 9+222 p. S (The 
college chapel ser.) c. '21 Bost., Houghton 
Mifflin $1.75 n. 

An interpretation for young men and women, ot 
the motives and aims of the spiritual life in the 
light of present-day conditions. 

Potter, Milton Chase, and others. 

Oral and written English; complete book; 
Three-bk. edition. 418+34 p. col. front., il. 
D [c. '21] Bost., Ginn $i n. 

A laboratory manual in the art of speaking and 
writing correct English. 

Oral and written English ; intermediate 
book; Three-bk. edition. 270+23 p. col. 
front., pis. (part, col.) D [c. '21} Bost., 
Ginn & Co., 15 Ashburton PI. 76 c. n. 
Intended for use in Grades 5 and 6. 

Presbyterian handbook, 1922; containing 
facts respecting the history, statistics, and 
work of the Presbyterian church in the U. S. 
A. ; together with the Weekly meeting top- 
ics ; ed. by Henry Barraclough. 96 p. il., 
tabs. T Phil., Presbyterian Bd. of Publicatoin 
and Sabbaith School Work, Witherspoon Bldg. 
10 c. 

Protestant Episcopal Church 

Proposed amendments to the text of the 
Psalter; prepared by the Committee on the 
Psalter text of the Prayer book commission 
to be presented to the convention in 1922. 
[U. S. A.] 7+45 P- D c. '21 N 1 . Y., Mac- 
millan bds. 75 c. n. 

Pycraft, William Plane 

The sea-shore ; with col., front., numerous 
other il. and two maps. 4+156 p. (i p. bibl.) 
D (The nature lover's ser.) '20 N. Y., Mac- 
millan $1.75 n. 
Marine biology for the general reader. 

Ralph, Joseph 

How to psycho-analyze yourself; theory 
and practice of remoulding the personality 
by the analytic method. 318 p. O c. '21 Long 
Beach, Cal., [Author], P. O. Box 639 $5. 

Partial contents: How thoughts are made; Mental 
exploration; Putting a dream in cold storage; A 
message from the unconscious; Decoding messages 
from the unconscious; Killing the roots of a habit; 
The psychology of disturbing dreams; Building a 
new mind to order. 

Merrill, William Augustus 

Notes on the silvae of statius; bk. 5. various 
paging O (Univ. of Cal. pub. in classical phil- 
ology; v. 5, no. 10) Berkeley, Cal., Univ. of Cali- 
fornia Press pap. 35 c. 

New York. The Borough of Bronx 

The Bronx; New York city's fastest growing 
borough; [a guide-book.] 40 p. D c. "21 N. Y., The 
Bronx Board of Trade, 3rd Ave. & i37th St. pap. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Reeve, J. Stanley 

Radnor reminiscences; a foxhunting jour- 
nal; with an introd. by Benjamin Chew; il. 
with photographs and silhouettes by the au- 
thor. 144-204 p. front., pis. O c. 21 Host., 
Houghton Mifflin bds. $3 n. 

An account of the sport shown by the Radnor 
Hounds, and other packs in Pennsylvania since 
1912, with many personal sketches. 

Remick, Grace May 

The Sheldon six Rose ; il. by Isabel M. 
Caley. 367 p. front. D (The Sheldon six 
ser.) c. '21 Phil., Penn. Co., 925 Filbert St. 
$1.75 n. 

A story of the "Sheldon Six" >who moved to the 
country owing to their father's impaired health. 
For girls from 12 to 14. 

Reu, M. 

The book of life ; senior department of 
Wartburg lesson helps; v. i ; 2nd ed. ; [studies 
in the Old Testament] 15+318 p. il. maps 
D '21 Chic., Wartburg Pub. House, 2018 
Calumet Ave. 

Riley, James Whitcomb 

Riley songs of friendship ; il. by Will Vaw- 
ter. 17+184 p. front., il.. pis. O [c. '21] 
Indianapolis, Ind., Bobbs-Merrill $2 n. 

Robertson, William George Aitchison 

Medical conduct and practice ; a guide to 
the ethics of medicine. 6+168 p. D (Black's 
medical ser.) '21 N. Y., Macmillan $2.25 n. 
Partial contents: Ethics as a branch of philosophy; 
Before commencing practice; Success in practice; 
On keeping abreast of scientific study; Etiquette 
of the sick-room; Lunacy in relation to law; Medical 

Roget, S. R., ed. 

Travel in the two last centuries of three 
generations. 254 p. front, (pors.), pis., 
facsms., pors. O '21 N. Y., Appleton $4 n. 
Records of trips made to Switzerland, Paris, Lon- 
don and on the Continent from 1779 until 1872, end- 
ing with France after the Franco-Prussian war. 

Roscoe, John 

Twenty-five years in East Africa. 16+288 
p. front, pors. pis. fold, map O '21 N. Y., 
Macmillan $8 n. 

An account of life and travel in East Africa in 
the early days of European settlement, with some 
facts relating to Central Africa. 

Russell, John 

Where the pavement ends. 7+319 p. D 
'21 N. Y, Knopf $2.50 n. 

Published in 1919 under title "The Red Mark, and 
Other Stories." 

St. Gertrude 

The love of the Sacred Heart. 223 p. D 
'21 X. Y., Benziger Bros. $2 n. 
Saintsbury, George 

Notes on a cellar-book ; [a series of es- 
says on wines and liquors ; with preliminary 
and note to 3rd ed.] 31+227 p. O '21 N. Y., 
Macmillan $10 n. 
Saville, Marshall Howard 

A golden breastplate from Cuzco, Peru. 
6p. col. front., fold. il. S (Indian notes and 
monographs ; a ser. of pub. relating to the 
American aborigines) '21 N. Y., Museum 
of the American Indian, Heye Foundation 
Schnittkind, Henry Thomas, ed. 

The poets of the future; a college anthol- 
ogy for 1920-1921. 220 p. D [c. '21] Bost, 
The Stratford Co., 12 Pearl St. $2.25 n. 

A collection of 125 poems representing 68 colleges 
in America. 

Scudder, Robert Author 

My experiences in the world war. 143 p. 
front, (por.) pors. O [c .'21] Dover, N. J., 
[Author], 57 First St. bds. $2 

A personal narrative of a member of the 5th Divi- 
sion, A. E. F. 

Seligman, Edwin Robert Anderson 

Essays in taxation ; 9th ed. ; completely 
rev. and enlarged ; [with 2^ P- bibl. of the 
General property tax and bibl. footnotes on 
Taxation of corporations.] 11+806 p. O '21 
c. '95-'2i N. Y., Macmillan $4 n. 

The shifting and incidence of taxation ; 4th 
ed. revised. 13+431 p. (29^ p. bibl.) O c. 
'21 c. '99-'2i N'. Y., Lemcke & Buechner 
$375 n. 
Seton, E. 

Sundays in the garden of Easter. 165 p. 
T '21 N. Y., Benziger Bros $1.25 n. 
Shakespeare, William 

The merchant of Venice ; ed. by S. E. Malt- 
by: [with An acting appendix.] 175 p. front, 
il. S (The kings' treasuries of literature) 
[n. d.] N 1 . Y., Button 70 c. n. 

Shakespeare's Henry V; ed. by F. W. 
Tickner; [with An acting appendix] 222 p. 
front, (por.) S (The kings' treasuries of 
literature) [n. d.] N. Y., Button 70 c. n. 

Shakespeare's Twelfth night ; or, What you 
will ; ed. by Richard Wilson ; [with An acting 
appendix.] 127 p. front. S (The kings' treas- 
uries of literature) [n. d.] N. Y., Button 
70 c. n. 

Richardson, Robert Earle 

The small bottom and shore fauna of the middle 
and lower Illinois River and its connecting lakes, 
Chillicothe to Graf ton; its valuation; its sources 
of food supply; and its relation to the fishery, 
various paging (i p. bibl.) tabs. fold, chart, fold, 
map O (Division of the Natural history survey; 
v. 13, Bull, article 15) '21 Urbana, 111., State of 
Illinois Dept. of Registration and Education pap. 
Ryan, Daniel Joseph 

Historic failures in applied socialism; foreword 
by Malcolm Jennings; sth ed. 47 p. O [c. '20] 
Columbus, O., The Sears & Simpson Co., 118 Spring 
St. pap. 18 c. 
Sampson, Homer C. 

An ecological survey of the prairie vegetation of 
Illinois, various paging (a p. bibl.) tabs. pis. O 
(Division of the Natural history survey; v. 13; Bull. 

article 16) '21 Urbana, 111., State of Illinois Dept. 
of Registration and Education pap. 
Shoemaker, Henry Wharton 

The black bear of Pennsylvania; ursus Americanus; 
with chapters by John C. French. 11+92 p. il. D 
[c. '21 ] Phil., Newman F. McGirr, 39 South igth 
St. pap. $2 

Shannon, Earl V. 

Crystallographic study of the datolite from West- 
field, Massachusetts, various paging il. diagrs. pis. 
charts (part fold.) tabs. O (No. 2385; from the 
Proceedings of the U. S. Nat. Museum, v. 59) '21 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Oft., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Ludwigites from Idaho and Korea, various pag- 
ing tabs. O (No. 2395; from the Proceedings of 
the U. S. Nat. Museum, v. 59) '21 Wash., D. C., 
Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

January 14, 1922 


Simmons, Daniel Augustus 

Practical psychology; 4th ed. 287 p. D 
c. '21 Jacksonville, Fla., Bolton Pub. Co. 
$3 n. 

Partial contents: The universal mind; Health and 
healing; Psycho-analysis; The fountain ojf youth; 
Psychology and Christianity; Spirit and morality. 

Sinclair, Bertrand William 

The hidden places ; with front, by Marshall 
Frantz. 318 p. D c. Bost., Little, Brown 
$1.90 n. 

An after-the-war romance with the scene laid in 
British Columbia. 

Skinner, Alanson Buck 

Material culture of the Menomini. 478 p. 
(2 l /2 p. bibl.) front., pis., il. S (Indian notes 
and monographs ; a ser. of pub. relating to 
the American aborigines) '21 N. Y., Mu- 
seum of the American Indian ; Heye Founda- 
tion apply. 

A study of the life of the Menomoni Indians 
of Wisconsin including social organization, soci- 
eties, housing, dress for men and women, food and 
its preparation, means of transportation, handicraft, 
archeology and ethnogeography. 

Tappan, Eva March 

Heroes of progress ; stories of successful 
Americans. 263 p. il., pis. D [c. '21] Bost., 
Houghton Mifflin $1.25 n. 

Stories for children of twenty-nine men and women 
who have achieved greatness in American industry, 
letters and science. Among them are J. J- Audu- 
bon, Elias Howe, Cyrus W. Field, Julia Ward Howe, 
Luther Burbank, Alexander G. Bell, John Wana- 
maker, Thomas A. Edison, Edwin A. Abbey, Gen- 
eral Goethals, and others. 

Taylor, William White 

The chemistry of colloids and some tech- 
nical applications : 2nd ed. 6-(-332 p. tabs., 
charts., diagrs. D '21 N. Y., Longmans, 
Green $3.50 n. 

Thornton, Edwin William, ed. 

Special sermons for special occasions. 338 
p. D [c. '21] Cin., The Standard Pub. Co. 

$2 n. 

Addresses for Christmas, New Year's, Washing- 
ton's Birthday, Easter, Mothers', Memorial, Thanks- 
giving and other special days of the year. 

Tilley, Arthur Augustus 

Moliere 363 p. front, (por.) D '21 N. Y., 
Macmillan $4 n. 

Partial contents: Life; L'ecole des femmes and its 
critics; Comedy and character; Construction, style, 
and moral teaching; Note on the authorities foi 
Moliere's life [4 P-L 

Tobin, Bertha Irene 

Recitations, drills and plays for children. 
116 p. D c. '21 Bost, Walter H. Baker Co., 
Hamilton PI. pap. 40 c. 
For children of the lower and intermediate gra<Ic. 

Tosdal, Harry R. 

Problems in sales management. 15+637 p. 
(24*4 P- bibl.) tabs., diagrs. O [c. '21] Chic., 
A. W. Shaw Co., Cass, Huron & Erie Sts. 
$5 n. 

Partial contents: The field of sales management; 
Sales organization; Sales planning and research; 
Financing of sales; Administrative policies affect- 
ing sales management. 

Twiggs, Elizabeth C. 

Unseen resources, iipp. D [c. '21] Bost., 
The Christopher Pub. House $1.50 n. 
A religious novel. 

Walter, L. H. 

Directive wireless telegraphy ; direction 
and position finding, etc. ; the theory and 
practice of directive wireless transmission 
and reception as applied to the signalling and 
determination of direction and position on 
land, at sea, and in the air ; for wireless oper- 
ators, navigators, pilots, students and others. 
11+123 p. (2% u. bibl.) il. pis. charts tabs. 
S '21 (Pitman's technical primers) N. Y., 
Pitman 85 c. n. 
Wetherald, Ethelwyn 

Tree-top mornings [verse]. 9+65 p. D 
[c. '21] Bost., Cornhill $1.50 n. 
White, William Patterson 

The rider of Golden bar ; with front, by 
Remington Schuyler. 391 p. D c. Bost, 
Little, Brown $1.75 n. 

Adventures of a sheriff in driving out cattle 
rustlers in Wyoming. 

Winslow, Belle Hagen 

Where man is king. 266 p. D c. '21 Min- 
neapolis, Minn., Augsburg Pub. House $1.50. 
A story of family life, with the plot laid in 

Shurter, Edwin DuBois, and Gulick, Charles Adams, 

The suspension of immigration. 47 p. tf/i p. bibl.) 
front, pors.) O (Bull. 2146) '21 Austin, Tex., Univ. 
of Texas Univ. pap. 15 c. 
Sievers, E. G. 

Natural-gas gasoline in 1919. various paging tabs. 
O (Dept. of the Interior; U. S. Geol. Survey) ' 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Smith, William Christopher 

Congregational church in Chatham [Mass.], 1720- 
1920; historical address on the aooth anniversarv of 
the organization of the church. 31 p. il. O 'x> Chat- 
ham, Mass., [Author] pap. 50 c. 
Smithsonian Institution 

Report of the Secretary of the Smithsonian insti- 
tution; for the year ending June 30, 1921. nS'p. 
O (Pub. 2659) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off.. 
Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Stose, George Willis 

Barytes and barium products in 1920; mineral re- 
sources of the United States, 1920 pt. 2. pub. Decem- 
ber 6, 1921. various paging tabs. O (Dent, of the 
Interior; U. S. Geol. Survey) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. 
Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Tinsman, John W. 

The Youngstown council; [a satire.] 59 p. il. S 
c. '21 Youngstown, Mo., [Author] pap. 50 c". 
Travelers Insurance Company 

The home of the travelers; the Travelers insur- 
ance company, the Travelers indemnity company, 
37 p. front, (por.) pis. D [c. '21! Hartford, Conn., 
The Travelers Insurance Co., 700 Main St. pap. gratis 
Turpln, Harold Worthlngton 

The carbon dioxide of the soil air. various paging 
(&A p. bibl.) diagrs. charts tabs. pis. O (Memoir 
no. .12; Agricultural experiment station) '20 Ithaca, 
V. Y.. Cornell Univ. pap. 
Wester, Peter Johnson 

Plant propagation and fruit culture in the trooics; 
2nd rev. ed. 114 p. il. pis. O ((Bull. no. 33) 'ao 
^. n ila. P. I.. Bureau of Agriculture pap. 80 c. 
Wetmore. Alexander 

A study of the bodv temperature of birds. 52 p. 
<V' p. bibl.) tabs. O (Smithsonian miscellaneous 
collections, v. 72, no. 12: pub. 2658) Wash., D. C., 
Gov. Pr. Off.. Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Words for the snellintr and plain writing contest 

of the University inter scholastic league. 16 p. 
O (Univ. of Tex. bull., no. 2137, June 15, 1921) 
Austin, Tex., Univ. of Texas pap. gratis 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Rare Books Autographs and Prints 

ETCHINGS of New York by C. F. Mie- 
latz are on view at the Brown Robertson 
Galleries and will be followed next 
month by the etchings of a group of American 

Hodgson & Company of London have re- 
cently been instrumental in bringing to light 
a hitherto unrecorded copy of the first edition 
of Caxton's "Chronicles of England," 1480. 

Thomas J. Holmes of Cleveland, who has 
been engaged for several years in compiling a 
bibliography of the writings of Cotton Mather, 
the New England divine, has nearly completed 
his task. 

Dickens first editions have been bringing 
good prices in London. A copy of "Pickwick," 
in parts, brought 610; "A Tale of Two 
Cities," in parts, 80; and the "Sketches of 
Boz," 3 vols., original cloth, 76. 

Historical records of cathedrals and cities of 
France made between October, 1918, and 
March, 1919, by D. Putnam Brinley are on 
view at the Montross Galleries. The drawings 
were made on the spot in one sitting and record 
conditions now being altered. 

A collection of early aquatints is now on 
exhibition at the New York Public Library. 
Invented in 1768, the acquatint was popular, 
especially as a medium for illustration, for 
nearly a century. The selections bring out the 
beauty of the work done during the height of 
its popularity very effectively. 

A collection of books of modern authors, 
mainly first editions, together with original 
manuscripts of the late Edgar Saltus and other 
important books and autographs from various 
consignments will be sojd at the Anderson Gal- 
leries January 18. The collections of Conrad, 
Hardy, Masefield, Swinburne and Wilde are 
especially noteworthy. There are several manu- 
scripts of Walt Whitman of very great interest 
that collectors of the Good Grey Poet cannot af- 
ford to overlook. 

The New York Public Library Bulletin notes 
the accession of a file of the scarce Columbian 
, Mirror and Alexandrian Gazette, published at 
Alexandria, Va., covering the last four months 
of Washington's administration. Another ac- 
quisition is the Duplessis portrait of Benjamin 
Franklin, presented by Franklin to Louis de 
Veilland. mayor of Passy, which passed into the 
hands of M. de Senarmont, from whom it was 
secured by John Bigelow who gave it to the 

A collection of missals, codexes and ancient 
books belonging to the late Emperor Franz- 
Josef of Austria-Hungary and said to number 
upwards of 10,000 items, has been added to the 

Vatican Library for the use of students of all 
nations. The collection was the property of a 
Roman nobleman who donated it to the Jesuits 
on condition that if the order was suppressed 
it should be placed in the care of the Emperor 
who thus became the owner in 1873. 

The fine collection of cookery books gathered 
by Blanche DuPuy, together with many rarities 
in all classes of literature from various con- 
signors will be sold at the Anderson Galleries 
January 18. The rarer items include a mag- 
nificent copy of the original folio edition of 
Audubon's "Birds of America" and also of the 
"Quadrupeds;" a number of Kate Greenaway 
items including presentation copies and original 
drawings; Milton's "Paradise Lost," first edi- 
tion with the 1667 title; William Pitt's copy 
of the Third Folio of Shakespeare; a remark- 
able autograph letter of Edgar Allan Poe and 
many other lots not less extraordinary. 

On January 26 and 27 an unusual aggrega- 
tion of rarities, including twenty-nine con- 
signments large and small, will be sold at the 
American Art Galleries. The largest and 
most important of all consignments is a part 
of the library of Frederick Corder of London 
which contains some very rare Cruikshank, 
Rowlandson and Dickens books, many in parts, 
in the choicest condition and frequently of the 
utmost rarity. There are also rare association 
books, first editions of Kipling from the 
Martindell collection; collected sets of first 
editions of English and American authors, un- 
published manuscripts and colored plate books. 
It will probably be the most important sale 
of the season thus far at the American Art 
Galleries this season. 

The famous collection of first editions, asso- 
ciation books, autograph letters, manuscripts, 
and relics of Charles Dickens gathered by the 
late Dr. R. T. Jupp of London, will be sold at 
the Anderson Galleries February i and 2. The 
catalog contains 491 lots including some of the 
greatest importance such as "Pickwick," in 
parts, with rare points; Dickens "Memoranda 
Book" containing ideas for books written and 
unwritten ; the manuscript account of the death 
of Grip the raven ; upwards of one hundred 
autograph letters, some of great personal and 
literary interest, and a number of personal 
relics among them Dickens' wedding gift to his 
bride, the writing case he used in America, etc., 
all duly authenticated by Georgiana Hogarth. 

The New York Evening Post sums up the 
menace of the Fordney Tariff schedule on books 
as follows : "The amount of the general duty 
would be raised not merely to the old 25 per 
cent level, but, thanks to the American valua- 
tion section, in many instances high beyond it 
to 30 or 35 per cent. This increase would 
wholly disrupt the long-established co-operative 
arrangement between American and British 

January 14, 1922 


publishers to which we owe the possibility of 
the publication of many scholarly books of 
limited demand and many series of books upon 
which British and American authors have 
collaborated. It would thus injure no fewer 
than 175,000,000 English-reading people thru- 
out the world." 

"It is a remarkable feature of the present 
state of the book market," says the Bookman's 
Journal of London, "that there has been so 
keen a demand for the writings of moderns, in 
particular, perhaps, George Moore, W. B'. 
Yeats, Max Beerbohm, John Masefield and 
Walter de la Mare, the latter a writer of 
peculiar charm and delicacy, whose accession 
to the ranks of collected authors has been 
too long delayed. Tho the enthusiasm of col- 
lectors of such first editions is not a whit less 
than their brethren of ampler means who in- 
dulge in Caxtons and First Folios the field is 
nevertheless open to a much larger circle, and 
certainly affords a relative interest." 

France has preparations well in hand for the 
commemoration this year of the tercentenary 
of the birth of Moliere which occurs this year. 
The absence of papers written or signed by 
him is being discussed anew. As actor, author, 
and manager he led one of the busiest of lives 
but it is a mystery what has become of every 
scrap of his writing. Only three signatures are 
known to exist, one of these is owned by the 
Comedie Franchise and another is in the Na- 
tional Archives. Fifty years ago a receipt of 
six lines signed "Moliere" dated 1656 was 
brought to light and a few years later another 
receipt of four lines was discovered, but both 
documents were pronounced forgeries by ex- 
perts. There has been many theories and an 
incredible amount of searching but without 

The January number of the Bookman's 
Journal and Print Collector is at hand and in 
text and illustration is quite equal to the pre- 
ceding three issues in its new form. The first 
article is an interesting discussion of the ques- 
tion, '"Should Translations Improve upon their 
Authors?" by Arthur Symons ; "The Etchings 
and Dry-Points of William P. Robins," with 
illustrations, is the subject of an illuminating 
article by Malcolm C. Salamon; the rarity of 
"The First School Prizes," with illustrations, 
by A. W. Pollard, of the British Museum will 
especially interest collectors; "With Queen 
Elizabeth to Westminster," with illustrations, 
by W. Jaggard, is alive with historical interest. 
In addition to special articles there are the 
usual departments, Notes on Prints Old and 
New," "Book Reviews," "American Notes" by 
George H. Sargent, "Books in the Sale Rooms," 
"Book Prices," "Catalogues from Bookshops," 
"Correspondence," and the specially interesting 
feature "Men and Matters." The collecting of 
books, autographs and prints has become highly 
technical. The collector cannot know too much 
about what is doing; even a little knowledge 
sometimes saves much money. The need for a 
periodical of this kind is apparent to every one. 

The way to give it its greatest usefulness is to 
subscribe for it, read it. keep in touch with its 
editors and encourage them to do their best. 
Booksellers and collectors should give this mat- 
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that there should be an international periodical 
of this kind brought to the highest degree of 
efficiency. F. M. H. 

Auction Calendar 

Tuesday evening, January i7th, at 8:15 o'clock. The 
library of the late Albert J. Morgan of Larch- 
mont, N. Y., consisting of splendid sets of Ameri- 
can, English and French authors. (Items 185.; The 
Anderson Galleries, 489 Park Avemie, New York 

Wednesday afternoon, January iSth, at 2:30 o'clock. 
A collection of books by modern authors, together 
with original manuscripts of the late Edgar Saltus 
and other important books and autographs from va- 
rious collections. (Items 294.) The Anderson Gal- 
leries, 489 Park Avenue, New York City. 
Wednesday evening, January iSth, at 8:15 o'clock. 
The fine collection of cookery books and manu- 
scripts gathered by Blanche Halleck Depuy, to- 
gether with an exceptional array of rarities in all 
classes of literature. (Items 266.) The Anderson 
Galleries, 489 Park Avenue, New York City. 
Thursday evening and Friday afternoon and eve- 
ning, January 26th and 27th, at 8:15 in the eve- 
nings and 2:30 in the afternoon. Novelists and il- 
lustrators of the XlXth Century, publications in 
the original parts, forming a portion of the library 
of Mr. Frederick Corder of London, finely bound 
sets of first editions from the private library of 
Mr. David G. Joyce of Chicago, unique Kipling 
items collected by Captain E. W. Martindell of Ash- 
ford, England, Association items of superlative in- 
terest, unpublished manuscripts and colored plate 
books, together with a collection of postage stamps 
from Mr. G. F. Hammond of Rocky River, Ohio. 
(Items 795.) The American Art Association^ Madi- 
son Square South, New York City. 
Saturday, January 28th, at 12 o'clock noon. Rare 
Americana, an extraordinary collection, including 
many items relating to the West, and some auto- 
graphs. (No. 133; Items 307.) The Heartman Auc- 
tion Co., Raritan Bldg., Perth Amboy, N. J. 

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Froissarts Chronicles, Translated by Lord Berners, 
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Travels in England, Le Gallienne. 

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Bailey's Cyclopedia of Agriculture, 4 vols. 

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Fishing, in Roosevelt's Naturalist's Library. 

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Theory of Pure Design, Ross. 

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Human Personality ' and its Survival of Bodily 
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The Great Psychological Crime. 

Harmonic Series, volume i. 

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Universal Lumber, ABC 5th Code. 

Shepperson Cotton, Samper's Code. 

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Anjr American-Foreign Language Code. 
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Business Cycles, Wesley C. Mitchell, pub. Univ. 

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Texas and Texans, by Foot, vol. i or sets. 
Santa Fe Expedition, Kendall, vol. i or sets. 
Texas Items. 
Art of Love. 

The Book Shelf, 112 Garfleld PI. W., Cincinnati, O. 
Art of Blending and Compounding Liquors and 

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Lady of the Heavens, Haggard. 

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The Red Mirage, I. A. R. Wylie. 

Brentano's, Fifth Ave. and 27th St., New York 
Guy Lowell's Italian Villas and Farm Houses, 

vol. i. 

J. A. Symonds, Greek Poets, first English ed. 
Walter Pater, Edition de Luxe. 
Hudson Taylor in Early Years, the Growth of a 

Soul, Howard Taylor. 
New Word, Allan Upward. 
Polynesian Research, Wm. Ellis or Mills. 
Industrial Mexico, P. Harvey Middleton. 
The Nautical Lays "of a Landsman, Irwin. 
Herford's Natural History in Rhyme. 
Puzzles Old and New, Prof. Hoffman. 
Life of Bryon, E. C. Mayne. 
Influence of Wealth on Imperial Rome, Davis. 
Fore and Aft, Chatterton. 
Ira Remsen, the University Movement. 
Educational Reform, W. Eliot. 
State Socialism in New Zealand, A. Wallace. 
Memoir, Nottingham Journal, Fellsen. 
History of Frame Work Knitters, Henson. 
Sermon in a Hospital, W. Bassi. 
Origin and Significance of the Great Pyramid. 
Letters on College Government, 1854, F. A. P. Bar- 

University Education, 1858, F. A. P. Barnard. 
University Education, 1851, H. P. Tappan. 
Monasteries of the Levant, Curzon. 

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Brentano's Continued 
Palgrave's Arabia. 
Lace and Its History, Goldenberg. 
Ames on Forgery. 
Ouestioned Document, Osborne. 
A Compilation of Sermons and Editorials which 

were written by the Father or Norman Hapgood, 

pub. in 7T. Y. Herald, 25 years ago. 
History of the Standard Oil Company, Tarbell. 
The City That Never Was Reached, J. T. Stocking. 
Book on Tapestries, Leland Hunter. 
By the Waters of Egypt, L-orimer. 
The Book of the Tarpon, A. W. Dimock. 
Business Cycles, Mitchell, 2 copies. 
Science and Learning in France, Wigmore, paper ed. 
Transce.ndental Magic, Levi. 
Anamolies and Curiosities of Medicine, Dr. Gould 

& Pyle. 

And Afterwards, Mrs. H. E. Gorst. 
This Our Sister, Mrs. H. E. Gorst. 
The Thief on the Cross, Mrs. H. E. Gorst. 
The Soul of Milly, Mrs. H. E. Gorst. 
The Light, Mrs. H. E. Gorst. 
Wierd Tales, trans, in English, Hoffman. 
Bible in India. 

The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc., 19 East 47th St., 
New York City 

Books on Bee Keeping. 

Bee Keeping, Chesire, 2 vols. 

Bee Keeping, Phillips. 

Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney, Tinker. 

Anecdotes of Dr. Johnson, first ed. 

Sister St. Sulpice, Valdes. 

96 His Leave, McKenna. 

Bridgman's Book Shop, 108 Main St., Northampton, 

Dickinson's Chief Contemporary Dramatists, first 

and 2nd Series, second-hand. 
Set of Harvard Classics. 
Labratory Text-book of Botany, Mason B. Thomas, 

Wabash College. 
Verba Christi, Temple Classics. 
Memoir of Rupert Brooke, Marsh. 

Foster Brown Co., Ltd., 472 St. Catherine St., 
Montreal, Canada 

Set Marryat, cheap. 

Let Not Man Put Asunder, Basil King. 

Set of the Works of Disraeli, well bound. 

.Second-hand set of Parkman. 

The Globe Trotter, Hefferman. 

Green Carnations, Hichens. 

How to Keep Well, W. Evans. 

Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs, Wrong, z copies. 

Summer and Winter Houses, Henry Glassford Bell. 

Book of the Onanamiche, Chambers. 

Bush Songs and Oversea Voices, A. Saffroni, Mid- 

Principles of Religious Education, Bishop Potter. 

Psychic Power in Preaching, Kennards. 

The Beginnings of New England, John Fiske, cloth, 
volume 2 of the 8 vol. set of History of the Amer- 
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The Country Town, W. L. Anderson. 

Anthony and Cleopatra, Weigall. 

Ruined Abbeys of Great Britain, Cram. 

Authentic History of the United States Steel Cor- 
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Birds of the Bible, Gene Stratton-Porter. 

Course on Salesmanship, Stanley R. Kreb. 

Memoirs of Napoleon, Bourriene. 

Les Origines de la Civilisation Moderne, Godfroi 

The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages, 
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History of English Literature, 1780-1830, Elton, first 
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Geography in Rhyme. 

Animals of Aesop, Illus. by Mora, Estes. 

Sam Lovel's Camps, Robinson. 

African Foot Prints, Edward Stewart White. 

Herman Melville, Anything by. 

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Library of Best World's Literature. 

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Niebelimgen Lied, 111. by Rackham. 
London in the igth Century, Besant, pub. by Adam 
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Imaginary Conversations, Landor. 
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Noble, The Grain Carriers. 
B. L. T. Links of Ancient Rome. 
D'Annunzio, The Sea Surgeon. 
Amundsen, The South Pole, 2 vols., 8vo. 
Miall, L. C., History of Biology. 
Mencken, The Artist. 
Mencken, Little Book in C. Major. 
Mencken, A Book of Calumny. 
Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars, Tudor Trans. 
Schurz, Abraham Lincoln, Limited ed. H. M. & Co. 
Savallo, House of the Lost Court. 
Saunders, Indians of the Terraced Houses. 
Santayana, Sonnets and Other Verses. 
Roosevelt, Winning of the West, first ed., vols. 3-4. 
Poems You Ought to Know, ed. by Peattie. 
Perkins, French Cathedrals and Chateaus, 2 vols. 

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Brandes, Main Currents of igth Century Lit., vols. 


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Current History, vol. 6. 

Chimney Tops of Old Haddam. 

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Dunning, W. A., Essays on the Civil War and Re- 

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Gissing, Charles Dickens. 

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Masefield, John, Good Friday, N. Y., 1916, first ed. 

McPermott, D. .1., Preacher's Protest. 

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Murdoch's History of Japan, 3 vola. 

Miles, A. H., In the Lion's Mouth. 

Moule, The Sacred Seasons. 

Meyer, Nadine Narska. 

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Mencken, George Bernard Shaw, His Plays. 

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Mandalay, 1898. 

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Monograph on Kipling, 1897, Scribner. 

Mackenzie, J. S., Outlines of Social Philosophy, 1919, 
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Morgan, L. H., League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, 

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National Police Gazette, 1878 to 1895. 

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New England Stories by Butterworth, Perry and 
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Neill History of Minnesota, $th edition, 1883. 

Newton, E. A., Amenities of Bookcollecting, ist ed. 

Norris, Vandover and the Brute. 

Oliphant, Life of Edward Irving. 

Patterson, Geo. W., Our Strongman. 

Rules of Russian Bank, Printed for Sale by Brokaw, 
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Read, Opie, Adventures of a Vice-President. 

Sage, Salmon and Trout, 10 copies. 

Scott, W. D., Psychology of Public Speaking. 

Sykes, 10,000 Miles in Persia or 8 Years in Iran. 

Seyd Ameer Ali, Life of Mohammed. 

Taylor, Sir Henry, The Statesman, London, 1836 (?). 

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SLEEPING FIRES, which is likely to be more talked about 
even than SISTERS-IN-LAW. 

SLEEPING FIRES is more closely packed with action than 
any novel Mrs. Atherton has written. The scene is San Francisco 
and New York around 1870, but the problems that make up the 
plot know no definite period. No novel we have ever read treats 
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98 The Publishers' Weekly 

Can Books 
be SOLD 

The average publisher issues scores of books 
each year, scatters half-hearted support among 
them, and hopes that one or more may catch the 
public fancy and be bought in quantities. He 
does not jr//his wares as other manufacturers do. 
He gambles on issuing something that the pub- 
lic will take away from him. 

Each year he repeats this process, abandon- 
ing books that showed promise in order to 
bring out new failures. 

After investigation, the Business Survey of 
THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE has come to the conclus- 
ion that books can be sold and that advertising 
can be an invaluable aid in selling them. Book 
publishers have run announcements in THE 
TRIBUNE, but (except in the case of subscription 
books) have never advertised their wares in this 
market. But it can be done profitably. 

We invite discussion with any publisher 
who wishes to substitute modern merchan- 
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his business. 


January 21, 1922 


100% American this novelist and playwright can be called. Geographically, she 
hails from the West, born in Minnesota, brought up in South Dakota' and 
California. Her family, with many distinguished members, runs back for three 
hundred years in New York and New England. From her childhood dates her 
love for the open and for horses. At the age of three, we learn, she could sit her 
horse on the Dakota prairies and was presented with her first saddle. From five 
to eleven she "punched cows" and, with her brothers, was an active trapper. It 
was on the great plains that she first came in contact with literature; Scott, 
Dickens, Thackeray, Byron swung at her saddle horn ! At Stanford University 
and the University of California, later, her years of study were completed. 
A move to New York started her active career of writing, with delightful short 
stories followed up by the novels and plays that have won her fame. "The Poor 
Little Rich Girl," both as novel and play, made her name a household word 
throughout the country. Its appealing fancifulness and droll humor leading 
critics to hail her as "the American Barrie." Eleanor Gates is the wife of Fred- 
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to be her favorite recreation, she also is proud of her 
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win our way to happiness and success, regardless of how smoth- 
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pages is told with entrancing fancy and drollest humor the story 
of how a little boy in the city slums found high content through 
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the kitchen sink and could bring Rockefeller into intimate con- 
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Eleanor Gates' novel has an idea in it that will sell it to every 
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It is absolutely the real thing; a novel 
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it cannot be overpraised or oversold. 

Henry Sydnor Harrison's 


Half a million copies of Mr. Har- 
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been sold. 

We believe this new book will be 
the most notable novel of the 
new year. 

And we will back this belief with an 
advertising campaign proportionate 
to the unlimited selling possibilities 
of what we are convinced is an 
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102 The Publishers' Weekly 

S. B. H. Hurst 

is a new name in the world of books. Harper & 
Brothers have added it to their list of distinguished 
authors confident that Mr. Hurst's success and perman- 
ent standing are assured by his amazing first novel. Only 
a man of his keen intelligence and wild and weird exper- 
iences could have written it. He went to sea at sixteen 
and sailed before the mast in ships carrying cargoes, as 
well as pilgrims and convicts, to all parts of the East. 
His book is called 


HERE the sailor novelist opens up a new world of 
fiction the land and sea from Calcutta to Mecca. 
Coomer AH is a tale of three of the strongest characters 
that ever prayed and dreamed and schemed through the 
pages of fiction. 

Coomer AH is a fiery little Mohammedan whom Allah 
has deserted in his hour of need; so he sets out for 
Mecca to tell the whole M/phammedan world that there 
is no Allah. Captain Armit is a black-listed British sea 
captain whose opium dreams tempt him to try to steal a 
valuable cargo. And Mr. Brown is a Far Eastern half- 
breed, who specializes in telling others how to escape 
punishment for crime on the high seas. 

Their story is the product of an impatient inquiring mind 
which has penetrated to otherwise unknown depths in the 
life of the Orient. You have never read anything like it. 
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' ' Not once in a decade comes such a book ' ' 

Abbe Pierre 

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unusual novel to be called "Abbe 
Pierre." Not once in a decade does a 
first novel of such extraordinary 
charm and high literary quality come 
into the offices of a publishing house. 
The publishers have no hesitation in 
stating that they believe this novel will 
be the outstanding fiction success of 
the spring of 1922. "Abbe Pierre" 
will interest all types of readers. A 
promotion campaign worthy of such 
a work is being prepared, further an- 
nouncements of which will appear 
here from time to time. 

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January 31, 1922 

"I hold every man a debtor to his profession, 
from the which, as men of course do seek to 
receive countenance and profit, so ought they of 
duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, 
to be a help and ornament thereunto." BACON. 

Publishing Association Steps 

THE new publishers' association, the Na- 
tional Association of Book Publishers, 
enters upon its third year with a record 
of accomplishment and a prospect of future 
continuance and usefulness, which, unhappily, 
previous organizations had not been able to 
show. The first of these, the American Book- 
Trade Union, of the early seventies, was start- 
ed by the retailers of the Middle West under 
the presidency of Isaac B. Aston of Colum- 
bus, O., and later under the presidency of An- 
son D. F. Randolph of New York, who as 
writer, speaker, editor, publisher and book- 
seller combined in himself the several relations 
of the association. It had but a brief career 
of a few years, and its surviving leader is 
Timothy Nicholson of Richmond, Indiana, its 
treasurer, who still preserves his business re- 
lations with the trade a a retail bookseller 
under the same name and in the same lo- 
cality as fifty years ago. 

Next came the American Publishers' Asso- 
ciation, which started upon a useful career 
\\ith every promise of continuance, but which 
was wrecked by the decisions of the Courts 
that some of its actions, however well meant, 
violated the Anti-Trust Law, so that it per- 
force came to an end, to the serious cost of 
many of its members. Curiously enough, it 
had scarcely gone out of existence before the 
government in the war years insisted that 
there ought to be an association of publishers 
with which the government could deal. The 
National Association of Book Publishers has 
now come to the front and is already dealing 
with questions, such as tariff and copyright, 
in close relationship with our government. 

The record of the Association, as presented 
at the business meeting, which will be pub- 
lished in full in our ensuing number, tells the 
story in detail of what are really extraordi- 


nary accomplishments \vithin the short space 
of sixteen months. Recently, the American 
Publishers' Copyright League has assimilated 
itself with the larger organization as its Bu- 
reau of Copyright, and throughout this pe- 
riod of organization the new Association has 
liad the cordial cooperation of publishers with 
very few exceptions, these last largely because 
of the fear of having relations with any asso- 
ciation whatsoyer i n view of the mistaken leg- 
islation of several states as to educational 
books. Except for these, it represents com- 
pletely the present scope and variety of Amer- 
ican publishing, and. as we have recently had 
occasion to emphasize, at a time when there it 
large expectation that American publishing is 
at the beginning of a great era of development. 

For this result a large share of the credit 
must be given to the first and only President 
of the Association, who has stood behind the 
executive officer and the several committees 
with an energy, enthusiasm and business acu- 
men which have been one of the chief factors 
of the success of the Association. It has not 
been given to any President of the United 
States, even Mr. Roosevelt, to be nominated 
for a third term through a constitutional 
amendment, and Mr. Hiltman has been moral- 
ly forced by the pressure of his appreciative 
associates into the acceptance of the burden 
of this post of honor for a third period. 

At the business meeting and afterward at 
the convivial gathering there was universal 
appreciation of the service which he and oth- 
ers had done for the whole trade, and the 
unanimity of aim and breadth of purpose 
which have been shown throughout this short 
period of the Association's existence give high 
hopes for its future service in a profession 
whkh must increase in ratio both with our 
increasing population and increasing literacy. 

Price Maintenance Decision. 

THE conditions of price maintenance is only 
slightly clarified by a decision hi the United 
States SupremeCourt in the Beechnut Pack- 
ing Co. case. This decision, however, decides 
that any producer of a product can refuse to 
sell direct to any purchaser whose business 
methods, such as price-cutting, he objects to. 
Whether there can be any general policy of 
maintaining prices when goods are passed 
through other hands is left undecided. As it 
would stand to-day, any publisher is free, as 
an individual, to cut off any account, but would 
not be free to maintain prices thru others. 


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America and the International 
Copyright Union 

THE amendatory copyright bill, of which 
the text as presented to Congress on be- 
half of the Authors' League is printed 
elsewhere, has for its chief purpose the en- 
trance of America into that particular family 
of nations known as the International Copy- 
right Union. This was one of the earlier pur- 
poses of copyright reform, even before the 
Act of 1891 which, at the instance of the Typo- 
graphical Unions, contained the manufacturing 
clauses which made entrance into the Union 

The passage of this bill would not only give 
us our place with other civilized nations in 
copyright relations, but would be of especial 
value at the moment in strengthening the 
influence of the new liberal government hi 
Canada, which desires reciprocity with Ameri- 
ca, in disapproving the copyright measure 
with the manufacturing clause directed against 
this country, which passed the Canadian Par- 
liament last year but has never had approval 
of the government. 

The draft for the copyright amendatory act 
has been modified from time to time as con- 
sultation developed criticisms or suggestions. 

Section i provides for adhesion to the In- 
ternational Copyright Union, which consists 
in notification under this enabling act to the 
Swiss government and for presidential pro- 
clamation, presumably of simultaneous date. 
The provision to include in the proclamation 
a list of the countries comprising the Union 
was omitted because of the awkward precedent 
which might require the President to make 
proclamation each time a new country ad- 
hered to the Union. 

Sections 2 and 3 are necessarv concomit- 
ants of entrance into the International Copy- 
right Union. 

Section 4 repeals in detail the manufactur- 
ing provisions and references thereto, the re- 
peal having the assent of the Typographical 

Section 5 contains the positive declaration 
necessarv for entrance into the International 
Copyright Union by extending the scope of 
our copyright laws to cover works bv citizens 
or subjects of any country which is in the 
Union and works by Bothers copyrighted in the 
countries of the Union. It is not drawn to 
extend such copyright to works previously 
published, and it is not vet determined whether 
this will be in the way of our becoming a Union 
country. On this point question has been 
asked of the Director of the International 
Copyright Union. Prof. Rothlisber^er at 
Berne, who is the highest international author- 
ity on copyright. The main and evident re- 
quirement is that no formalities should be re- 
quired, except those of the country of origin 

or first publication, if any. Tho this requires 
that works by foreign authors shall not be 
subject to the formalities required for do- 
mestic copyright within the United States, it 
is not to be considered that this is a discrimin- 
ation against American citizens, because they 
in turn have the right to copyright protection 
thruout all the countries of the International 
Copyright Union without any other formali- 
ties than those in our own country. 

Section 6 replaces the absolute prohibition 
of importation of Section 31 of the copyright 
code by a prohibition conditioned on registra- 
tion and deposit by the proprietor of the Am- 
erican copyright. This permits importation 
without question until such registration and 
deposit are made, after which importation is 
permissible only by assent of the American 
publisher, with the exceptions provided. These 
are the same as in the previous law, except 
that individuals and libraries must first re- 
quire the American publisher to agree within 
ten days to furnish the desired foreign copy. 
This provision is felt bv publishers to be neces- 
sary to assure them of the copyright territory 
for which they have arranged, but the libra- 
rians object to this interpretation, and by un- 
animous vote at the A. L. A. Council meeting 
in Chicago, December 30th, have instructed 
their Committee to oppose this change, which 
must apparently be fought out at the Con- 
gressional hearings. It should be noted that 
this section is confined exclusively to books 
and does not coyer works of art, etc. 

Section 7 provides for regulations "as pre- 
scribed" by the Supreme Court, which phrase- 
ology extends previous regulations to cover 
the new circumstances or permits additional 

Section 8 gives the President immediate au- 
thority to act, but dates rights and remedie- 
from the subsequent date of the President' 

Doubtless, discussions of the bill before th 
Congressional Committee will bring 
changes which may prove desirable and whi 
may or may not be opposed, but it is to 
hoped that no opposition will have the effe 
of preventing the passage of the bill in i 
essentials and of stopping our progress in thi 
direction and our better relations with ou 
English-speaking neighbor across the imagin 
ary boundary which separates us from 

The American Copyright Act 

THE following is the text of the propose< 
amendatory act. making it possible for the 
United States to enter the Internationa 
Copyright Union, as prepared for presentation 
to Congress, on behalf of the Authors' League, 
for reference to the Joint Committee on 
Patents, which, doubtless will later give public 

January 21, 1922 

An Act to Amend the Copyright Law to permit the United States to 
enter the International Copyright Union 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stales of 
America in Congress assembled. 

That the President of the United States, be, and is hereby, authorized to effect and pro- 
claim the adhesion of the United States to the Convention creating an International Union 
for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, known also as the International Copyright 
Union, signed at Berlin, Germany, November thirteenth, nineteen hundred and eight, and to 
the "Additional Protocol" to the said Convention, executed at Berne. Switzerland, March 
twentieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen. 

SEC. 2. That it is hereby declared that the United States desires to be placed in the 
first class of the countries which are members of the International Copyright Union, as pro- 
vided in Article twenty-three of the said Convention of nineteen hundred and eight. 

SEC. 3. That the rights and remedies granted by the Act entitled "An Act to Amend awl 
Consolidate the Acts Respecting Copyrights," approved March fourth, nineteen hundred and 
nine, and the Act amendatory thereof, shall be, and are hereby, extended to the authors of 
works of architecture and choreographic works and pantomimes as Class (n) and Class (o) 
respectively, in the list of classes of copyright works in Section five of the said Act. 

SEC. 4. That Sections fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, twenty-one (as amended December 
eighteenth, nineteen hundred and nineteen), twenty-two and thirty -one of the said Copyright 
Act of nineteen hundred and nine are hereby repealed, and that the said Act is further 
amended by striking out from Section nine the words "except in the case of books seeking 
an ad interim protection under Section twenty-one of this Act"; by striking out from Section 
twelve the words "which copies, if the work be a book or periodical, shall have been produced 
in accordance with the manufacturing provisions specified in Section fifteen of this Act": and 
by striking out from Section fifty-five the words "an the case of a book the certificate shall also 
state the receipt of the affidavit, as provided by Section sixteen of this Act, and the date of the 
completion of the printing, or the date of the publication of the book, as stated in the said 

SEC. 5. "That on and after the date of the President's proclamation foreign authors, 
not residents of the United States, who are citizens or subjects of any country which is a 
member of the International Copyright Union, or whose books are first published in and 
enjoyed copyright protection in any country which is a member of the Copyright Union. 
shall have within the United States the same rights and remedies in regard to their works. 
thereafter first published, which citizens of the United States possess under the copyright laws 
of the United States, and the enjoyment and the exercise by such foreign audioTs. not resi- 
dents of the United States, of the rights and remedies accorded by the copyright laws of the 
United States shall not be subject to any formalities, and they shall not be required to comply 
with the provisions of the copyright laws of the United States as to notice of copyright, or 
deposit of copies, and registration: 

Provided, however, That any rights accorded by the copyright laws of the United States now 
in force or hereafter enacted shall extend to such foreign authors only when the foreign 
state or nation of which they are citizens or subjects grants similar rights either by treaty. 
convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of the United States, and the duration of the prc 
tection for such rights in the United States shall not exceed the term of protection grai 
in the country of which such foreign author is a, citizen or subject or in the countr 
the Union in which such author's book was first published; and no right or remedy p 
pursuant to this Act shall prejudice lawful acts heretofore done within the United State 
or rights in copies heretofore lawfully made in the United States prior to such date. 

SEC. 6. That during the existence of the American copyright in any book the impor 
tion into the United States of any copies thereof shall be, and is hereby, prohibitc 
with the assent of the proprietor of the American copyright subsequent to the regi 
of American publication and the deposit in the Copyright Office at Washington, I 
Columbia, of two copies of any such book : 
Provided, hoivever. That, except as regards piratical copies, such prohibition 

() To any book as published in the country of origin with the authonz; 
author or copyright proprietor, when imported, not more than one copy < 
individual use and not for sale, or when imported, for use and not for sale, not 

110 The Publishers' Weekly 

one copy in any one invoice, in good faith, by or for any society or institution incorporated 
for educational, literary, philosophical, scientific, or religious purposes, or for the encourage- 
ment of the fine arts, or for any college, academy, school or seminary of learning, or for 
any State, school, college, university or free public library in the United States, provided the 
publisher of the American edition of such book has (within ten days after written demand ) 
declined or neglected to agree to supply the copy demanded ; 

(b) To books which form parts of libraries or collections purchased en bloc for the 
use of societies, institutions, or libraries designated in the foregoing paragraph, or form 
parts of the libraries or personal baggage belonging to persons or families arriving from 
foreign countries and are not intended for sale ; 

(r) To works in raised characters for the use of the blind; 

(d) To works imported by the authority or for the use of the United States; 

(?) To the authorized edition of a book in a foreign language or languages of which 
only a translation into English has been published in this country; 

(/) To a foreign newspaper or magazine, altho containing matter copyrighted in the 
United States printed or reprinted by authority of the copyright proprietor, unless such news- 
paper or magazine contains also copyright matter printed or reprinted without such authori- 
zation : 

Provided, That copies imported as above may not lawfully be used in any way to violate the 
rights of the proprietor of the American copyright or annul or limit the copyright pro- 
tection secured by this Act, and such unlawful use shall be deemed an infringement of the 

SEC. 7. That rules and regulations for practice and procedure in any action, suit, or 
proceeding instituted for infringement of copyright under the provisions of this Act shall 
be as prescribed by the Supreme 'Court of the United States. 

SEC. 8. That this Act shall take effect immediately, and that rights and remedies assured 
under this Act shall be effective on and after the date of the President's proclamation. 

An Annual Award for the Best Children's Books 

AT the next annual conference of the Amen- The Children's Librarians' Section accepted 
can Library Association, which is to be the offer at the Swampscott meeeting, and au- 
held at Detroit, Mich., the Children's Librar- thorized its officers to work out a plan for deJ 
ians' Section will make the first award of the termining the book whose author was to be hon-l 
John Xewbery medal, which is to be given ored. In accordance with the plan of the Corn- 
annually to the author, who, during the previ- mittee all librarians interested are invited to ', 
ous calendar year, has produced the most dis- send nominations to cover the calendar year of! 
tinguished book for cfiildren. 1921 to the Chairman of the Children's Li- 

This award is the result of a plan which was brarians' Section, who this year is Miss Clara 
outlined to the Section at the Swampscott, XX Hunt - Superintendent of the Children's De- 
Mass., meeting last June by Frederic G. Mel- partment of the Brooklyn Public Library, 
cher, who had been addressing the Conference All nominations must be. in not later than 
on Children's Book Week. March ist, 1922. No announcements of the re- 

Much stimulus to literature and appropriate sult wil1 be made until the time of the annual 

recognition of good work is accomplished in conference next June. 

various literary fields through annual rewards, 1 sending in nominations, librarians should 
yet no group or institution has yet planned for ' ^ ar i" mind the following conditions : the book 
any proper recognition of the writer for chil- must be written by an author who is a citizen 
dren ; and it was Mr. Melcher's thought that no o r resident of the United States. It must be 
group could so appropriately make such an first published in book form between January 
award as the Children's Librarians' Section. i-t and December 3ist, 1921. Reprints and corn- 
He offered to see that a medal for annual pilations are not eligible, 
presentation should be provided and to turn 

this over to the Section to award by such ^ , 

method as was deemed best. BOOKS on Japan 

In suggesting that this be called the "John A NEW and carpfnMv halanr^ 1;^ 

Newbery Medal," Mr. Melcher pointed' out A S on J^n Japanese 1 and 

SSlitH ZSSP h* f ,r U - d L nd0n hist ry was P rinte d in the Library Digest oi 

bookseller and publisher of the eighteenth cen- January 7 th, based on suggestions collected 

tury, was perhaps the first one to recognize that from the various library lists This biblS 

children have special reading interests oj f their graphy. covering about 'one hundred books, 

Sffi, ^ t was who arranged for Oliver is a valuable list for. the bookseller to 

Goldsmith to write Goody Two Shoes." have at hand for reference. 

January 21, 1922 


Publishers Have Optimistic Meeting 

Large Attendance at 2nd Annual Meeting of the National Association 

THE second annual meeting and luncheon 
of the National Association of Book 
Publishers was held on January I7th at 
the Yale Club with a large number present. 
At the business meeting, John W. Hiltman, 
President of D. Appleton & Company, was 
elected for another term as President, and in 
speaking to this nomination John Macrae of 
E. P. Button & Company made a glowing and 
well-deserved tribute to the initiative, tact and 
enthusiasm which had been shown by Mr. 
Hiltman and which had been responsible for 
the growth of the organization and the value 
if tne work accomplished. 

The report of the last meeting was read by 
Frank C. Dodd, the Secretary, and the Trea- 
surer, Alexander Grosset, showed that the 
Association had lived within its budget and had 
also been handling funds of the book promo- 
tion campaigns which are carried on as a sep- 
arate enterprise. Both Mr. Dodd and Mr. 
Grosset were reelected Secretary and Trea- 
surer, and as V ice-Presidents John Macrae 
of E. P. Button & Company, Charles C. Shoe- 
maker of the Perm Publishing Company, Al- 
fred Mclntyre of Little Brown & Company, 
Ogden T. McClurg of A. C. McClurg & Com- 
pany were elected. The directors for three 
years will be W v E. Pulsifer of B. C. Heath 
& Company, William Thomson of Thomas 
Nelson Sons, Edward S. Mills of Longmans, 
Green & Company, Ogden T. McClurg of A. 
C. McClurg & Company, George L. Wheelock, 
The Century Company. Ten other directors 
carry over for the ensuing year. 

The President in his address spoke of the 
fine cooperation that had been obtained from 
the Board of Birectors and the Executive Com- 
mittee, and congratulated the organization on 
the fact that the publishing business had 
passed through a most disturbing year, suffer- 
ing less than most lines of commodities. He 
emphasized the business aspects of publishing 
and the fact that publishers must look at their 
investments and depreciations on the same 
basis as other manufacturers do if they are 
to keep in aggressive condition for new enter- 
prises and successful selling. He believed that 
all lines of business had found the valbe of 
quick turnover and that retailers would be 
more likely than before to buy often and sell 
quickly, and publishers must on their part 
watch against accumulating non-fluid invest- 

The Executive Secretary made a detailed re- 
port of the work of the year, showing the 
continuous activity that goes on at the office 
and the pressing problems that had come up 
in 1921. problems of wage scales, of forty- 
four hour week, of freight rates, traveling ex- 
penses, photo-engraving contracts, tariff, copy- 
right, all of which made the weekly meetings 
of the Executive Committee both necessary 

and continuously valuable to the whole in- 
dustry. in the new quarters there is room for 
a large conference room and a smaller com- 
nmtcc room, as well as two offices, one of 

The Committee on Tariff, through its Chair- 
man, John .Macrae, reported on it-, activities 
since the 1'ordney Bill was announced in July 
and with regard to the present situation in 
Washington. He believed that the American 
book-trade was now in a position where it did 
not need protection, except in so far as the 
^A* 1 ?? 1 . 1 " eeded Avenue from all imports 

Mr. Melcher, reporting for the Bureau of 
Copyright outlined to the members the fea- 
tures of the new Copyright Bill, and gave to 
members a draft of the revision as it was be- 
ing presented to Congress. He pointed out the 
importance of our entrance into the Berne 
Convention and of the most creditable atti- 
tude of the printers toward this change 

Mr. Shoemaker reported for the Committee 
on JNIew Outlets and told of the many inquiries 
received for information about new bookstores 
of the circulanzation of the pamphlet on 
Opening A Book Bepartment" Copies of 
the new pamphlet on "The Successful Book- 
shop ' were given their first distribution. This 
is intended to give newcomers into the field 
of small, intimate bookshops some practical 
information on how to begin business. Mr 
Pulsifer of D. C. Heath Company reported 
for the educational group, and Mr. Watson 
ol W. L. Saunders Company for the medical 
group. Mr. Boubleday, speaking for trade 
publishers, made one of his characteristically 
pungent speeches, suggesting that one of the 
differences between a publisher and the aver- 
age manufacturer 'was that the publisher 
would sometimes issue books out of purr 
friendship and against his best judgment as 
a publisher, while nc manufacturer of tools. 
for instance, would put out a screw driver 
unless he felt that was the one best in^tru- 
ment for its purpose. 

Mr. McClurg, speaking on Middle Western 
conditions, gave a talk that was listened to 
with great interest, analyzing the reports that 
had been coming in from the cotton belt, where 
things were more encouraging from the corn 
belt, where there was naturally a strong re- 
flection of the farm product prices, and from 
the Northwest, where the first reports in were 
highly encouraging. He emphasized the im- 
portance of the general promotion of books 
by the publisher, in order that the jobber and 
retailer may get full results from their own 
selling effort. At the close of the meeting, 
Mr. Stokes expressed the opinion, which was 
echoed in a rising vote, that the thanks of the 
whole organization be extended to President 
Hiltman for what he has done for publishing 


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and for the Association during the year and 
that this expression of opinion should be writ- 
ten into the minutes. At one o'clock, those 
who had attended the business meeting and 
others from the publishing organizations gath- 
ered at a luncheon in the Club, one hundred 
people being seated. 

After the luncheon, President Hiltman 
turned the gavel over to Frederick A. Stokes, 
member of the Executive Committee of the 
Association, and deservedly favorite toastmas- 
ter in publishing circles. Mr. Stokes referred 
to the gathering as "a little disarmament con- 
ference among the book publishers,'' and con- 
gratulated the group on the large and enthu- 
siastic attendance. 

He introduced as the first speaker Joy El- 
mer Morgan, Editor of the Journal of the Na- 
tional Education Association. Mr. Morgan 
made a brilliant and suggestive speech, under 
the subject of "The Education Renaissance 
and the Book Publisher." He evidenced the 
fact that there was a world-wide determina- 
tion that education should be really universal, 
and that, in this country especially, organiza- 
tion was being rapidly rounded out so that we 
should have better teachers, and therefore 
more intelligent and better graduates from our 
schools. He spoke of the important place of 
general reading in any educational effort and 
of the place that book publishers had in the 
general scheme of educational increase. Mr. 
iMorgan was followed by Carl H. Milam, Sec- 
retary of the American Library Association; 
whose suggestions as to what the libraries 
were doing and how this fitted into such plans 
that the publishers and booksellers were doing 
were very pertinent to the atmosphere of the 
were very pertinent to the atmospnere of the 
meeting and highly applauded. 

Representing the Authors' League of Amer- 
ica, of which he is President, Jesse Lynch 

Williams made a graceful speech, and em- 
phasized the constructive work that the au- 
thors were doing. Besides their initiative in 
bringing this country into the Berne Confer- 
ence, he spoke of their efforts toward heading 
off censorship. Very recently the League called 
together a group of people representing va- 
rious theatrical interests : managers, actors and 
writers, and the concrete suggestion coming 
from that discussion was that a plan should 
be made for the providing of a panel of one 
hundred to three hundred people in the city 
or vicinity, women from civic clubs perhaps 
or men prominent in city affairs, representa- 
tives drawn from the universities, etc., and 
from this large panel of intelligent people there 
should be drawn a jury of twelve who would 
be called upon when any complaint should be 
registered against a play and pass opinion as 
to its worthiness. If it was judged by such 
a jury to be a bad play, it would be taken 
from the stage under contract agreed to by 
managers, authors and actors interested. It 
was thought that some such agreement could 
be reached. 

The toastmaster read a letter of greeting 
from Eugene L. Herr, President of the Ameri- 
can Booksellers' Association, who was pre- 
vented from being a guest. 

George W. Hopkins, Vice-President and 
General Sales Manager of the Columbia 
Graphophone Company, gave a stimulating 
talk on "Merchandising Nationally," making 
many suggestions based on his experience in 
several lines of merchandise. The program 
closed with a humorous talk by Donald Og- 
den Stewart, author of "A Parody Outline of 
History." At the head table with the speak- 
ers and as guests of honor were those to 
whom Mr. Stokes referred as "deans in the 
profession," W. W. Appleton. George Haven 
Putnam and R. R. Bowker. 

Biography in Fictional Form 

THE News Letter issued by the Apprentices' 
Library of Philadelphia, of which Bessie 
Graham is now librarian, records that the 
name of the library in its original meaning is 
now obsolete. The students of library science 
at the William Penn Evening High School have 
been serving as volunteer workers in the library 
in order to get practical experience in library 
work, so that the library again seems to be 
truly an apprentices' library. This News Letter 
tells about the library's timely topics shelf, 
which changes weekly. In November, these 
were the chosen subjects: 

Books on Disarmament Readings for the 
Arms Conference. 

Books of Travel to Literary Places in Eng- 

Novels Based on the Biography of Actual 
Men and Women, 

The list of biographical novels included : 

Atherton, Gertrude, The Conqueror (Alexan- 
der Hamilton). 

Baicheller, Irving, A Man for the Ages 
(Abraham Lincoln). 

Ervine, St. John, Changing Winds (Rupert 

Eliot, George, Romola (Savonarola). 

Johnston, Mary, Lewis Rand (Aaron Burr). 

Hewlett, Maurice, Bendish (Byron). 

Meredith, 'George, The Tragic Comedians 

Meredith, George, Diana of the Crossways 
(Caroline Norton). 

McCarthy. Justin Huntly, Flowers of France 
(Joan of Arc). 

McCarthy, Justin Huntly, The God of Love 
(Dante and Beatrice). 

Moore, F. Frankfort, The Jessamy Bride 

Overton, Grant, The Answerer (Walt Whit- 

Sedgwick, Anne Douglas, The Encounter 

Stowe, Harriet B., Agnes of Sorrento (Sav- 
onarola) . 

January 21, 1922 



Browsing in Bullock's Book 

PHAT is the title which a grateful patron 
* gives to two columns of appreciation in the 
Los Angeles Saturday Night of the noon-hour 
pleasures to be found browsing at Bullock's. 

"To find a literary atmosphere in a depart- 
ment store book section is an unusual circum- 
stance, writes the reporter, yet that is the 
achievement of the delightful" corner of Bul- 
lock's, where Miss Foster's book depart- 
ment is. 

"Two weeks ago the sympathetic manage- 
ment gave Miss Foster liberal space on the 
second floor of the seventh street frontage of 
the big tore, which already imparts a private 
Hbrary effect, rather than that reflected by the 
ordinary commercial display of books. This is 
due to the presence of numerous original paint- 
ings of the colored illustrations in the Christ- 
mas books, adult and juvenile, tastefully ar- 
ranged on tables and easels. 

"Carved benches, placed .in sunny niches con- 
:iguous to groups of books, judiciously selected 
>y Miss Foster, add to the attractiveness of the 
ensemble and invite the browser to sit down 
and dip into the contents. Here one may for- 

get the roar of traffic below, the call oi the 
office to return to business duties and thi- pr. ra- 
ise to one's stenographer to be 'back at twa.' 
That pledge was given before the Bullock lure 
was realized. 

"Miss Foster knows her books, and has so 
classified and grouped the collection of current 
novels, histories, essays and standard works, 
that her latest joined assistant may without 
difficulty lead the tentative nurchaser straight 
to the desired goal. Especially well arranged is 
the children's section. 

"Gray walls, with soft gray silk hangings. 
form a soothing background and give the right 
tone to the surroundings. Serenity cf mind is 
an excellent aid to the contemplation of books. 
and not often in a department store can this 
attribute be induced. 

"Miss Foster realizes that the buying public 
will not expect in a department stnrc book sec- 
tion everything that the Los Angeles public li- 
brary, for example, can yield on percniiitorx 
'summons. Her aim has been to keep well 
abreast of the notable works of fiction, ever- 
selling stories and juvenile literature. In this 
way, the ready wants of the multitude arc sup- 
plied, while the more discerning readers, and 
harder to suit, are seldom disappointed." 


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Good Bookmaking 

NOT all the beautiful volumes that came 
rapidly to the office as the 1921 season 
came to a close could be included in the 
last summary and comment on America's good 
book-making. While the word "gift book" is 
no longer used as a designation of a type of 
volume that reaches its one and only audience 
between Thanksgiving and Christmas, that 
season is the best opportunity for marketing 
handsome volumes in which the investment 
for illustrations and plates has been heavy. 

The Penn Publishing Company has had two 
beautiful volumes with the advantage of Frank 
E. Schoonover's handsome paintings. Perhaps 
no other artist working in the historical field 
comes so near to the Wyeth standard. The 
colored illustrations in Lucy Madison's 
"Lafayette" have been finely reproduced, and 
the head-pieces are equally attractive. The 
book has a type page very suitable to the 
needs of this subject. The Penn Publishing 
Company also provides Schoonover illustrations 
for "Toilers of the Trails" by George Marsh. 
These are in black and white with the ex- 
ception of the frontispiece. 

Detmold's illustrations of animal life have 
always been held in high esteem, and Dodd, 
Mead & Company produced a beautiful volume 
of Fabre's "Book of Insects" with a score or 
more of these beautiful drawings in full color 
and a type page of great attractiveness. 

The new care given in book illustration is 
responsible for the colored drawings of 
"Famous Colonial Houses" by Paul M. Hollis- 
ter (David McKay Company.) These draw- 
ings are by James Preston and illustrate a 
dozen of the beautiful places of our early 
times. His ability to render the architectural 
details and yet give the atmosphere of the 
fine old places gives this book a high standing 
among the illustrated books of the year. 

Besides his edition of "Scottish Chiefs," 
Wyeth produced thru the David McKay Com- 
pany "Rip Van Winkle," some of the drawings 
being in his very best and most successful 
vein. The book has many black and whites as 
well as interesting lining papers. 

A fine example of the best rendering of 
architectural photographs is shown in the 
"Small French Buildings" by Coffin, Polhem- 
us and Worthington, published by Charles 
Scribner's Sons. These photographs have been 
printed in a brown tint, and are as rich and 
deep as a rotogravure in their reproduction. 

An unusual children's book comes from 
Duffield Company, "Gargantua," with illustra- 
tions by Adrien Leroy, reproduced from the 
French edition of a few years back. The full 
page plates are something in the vein of Job's 
famous drawings, and the black and whites 
thickly scattered thru the text are bound to 
give the book added zest for the reader. 

Lovers of the writings of W. H. Hudson 
will be pleased to find a new American edition 
of "The Shepherd's Life" with the delightful 
illustrations of Bernard C. Gotch, which has 

been set up and printed in fhis country by E. 
P. Dutton & Company. The black and white 
drawings and chapter headings are perfectly 
in keeping with the mood of the book. 

Harcourt, Brace & Company have designed 
a very attractive 121110 lor their "Modern Rus- 
sian Poetry" by Deutsch and Yarmolinsky. 
The type selected and page headings are well 
balanced, and the presswork clear and clean. 

An interesting volume of plays is Mac- 
millan's edition of "Four Plays for Dancers" 
by W. B. Yeats. The illustrations and cover 
design are very effective. 

Two attractive volumes of poems are 
"Dreams Out of Darkness'' by Jean Starr 
Untermeyer (Huebsch) and "The Captive Lion 
and Other Poems" by William Henry Davies 
(Yale University Press.) Another fine volume 
from the Yale Press is "Art and Religion" by 
Von Ogden Vogt. This shows the impress of 
Mr. Rollins's masterly hand in the selection 
of types and in the planning of the introduc- 
tory pages. The type being used for the page 
numbering is unusual and effective, being 
placed at the bottom of the page. 

From Fresno, Cal., comes a well designed 
book entitled "A California Pilgrimage," pub- 
lished by private subscription for Louis C. 
Sanford, and printed by Bruce Brough at San 
Francisco. The pages show a fine use of 
Caslon with delicately colored initials and in- 
teresting chapter headings The book would 
be a creditable piece of work for any book 

To Alfred Fowler of Kansas City collectors 
and students of the book-plate are indebted for 
a book entitled "Book-plates for Beginners" 
with twentv or thirtv reproductions. As with 
all the books from Mr. Fowler, the typography 
is worthy of the subject being handled. 

Following the beautiful edition of Dante's 
"Inferno," printed by the Updike Press last 
spring for the translator Eleanor Vinton 
Murray, comes another handsome volume con- 
taining all three books of "The Divine 
Comedy," translated by Melville Best Ander- 
son, and printed by the World Book Company 
of Yonkers. The volume is handsomely de- 
signed and beautifully bound in Italian board 
with vellum back. 

Houghton MirHin has made a beautiful book 
out of "Fir Flower Tablets," one of the most 
pleasant and well planned books the recent 
weeks have brought forward. The problem of 
setting a well balanced page from material in 
such broken form was not an easy one, and has 
been carried out with perfect success. The 
binding in red boards with blue back is strik- 
ing and yet in excellent taste. 

A good example of sound book-making for 
a I2mo novel is shown in "The Romantic 
Lady" by Michael Arland, published by Dodd, 
Mead & Company. 

An attractive little book from Knopf is "Lit- 
tle Rays of Moonshine" by A. P. Herbert, well 
planned to meet the style of the contents. 


Reminiscences of a Book Scout 

By Joseph Jewett Barton 

WHEN I lived in Brooklyn, Roger Mif- 
flin and I used to take weekly turns doing 
the Ghetto over in Newark, and I believe 
it was he who unconsciously saved me a lot of 
work one day ; perhaps he did not, but somebody 
with a good eye for values, did. 

There used to be a man down on a side street 
who "buys and sells anything and everything," 
and his place looked as tho he lived up to his 
sign. He isn't there now so you needn't start 
for Newark toniglht ; at present he keeps a gro- 
cery store in Waterbury, Conn. 

He was a peculiar cuss, always sat in an old 
chair directly in the door-way and if he didn't 
like your looks or knew you too well, he 
wouldn't move and let you in, but just growl 
that he didn't have anything today that would 
interest you. 

I made a hit with him finally, by purchasing 
a picture he had on the sidewalk out in front, 
at his own price. A fine, cobwebby, dusty bit 
of architecture it was too, the glass looked as 
tho it should be ploughed 'but it was good 
enough for me and besides I wanted to get in- 
side. This was about the sixth trip there and 
I hadn't been thru the door yet. 

Then I asked, "Haven't you any more pic- 
tures," and he said I could look around if I 
wanted to. I looked, and over in a corner be- 
hind a lot of iron beds I saw three soap boxes 
nailed up, that suggested books to me. "What's 
in the boxes," I asked Growly, and he said 
"books," and then I got the boxes opened and 
found that all the good ones were in one box. 
In the other two boxes there wasn't a book 
worth over twenty-five cents at retail ; all fine, 
crisp, clean copies they were, but of absolutely 
no use to me. 

But the one box was like a long, cool drink 
after a hike thru a desert. 

This business of pawing over a lot of Sun- 
day school, theological, middle-aged law, med- 
ical books and cheap fiction when you are look- 
ing for real stuff, gets a little tiresome after 
a While. 

I found Mark Twain's "Jumping Frog," 
New York, 1867, first edition, first issue, with 
the perfect "i" on page 108 ; "Leaves of Grass," 
Boston, 1860-61, with the tinted portrait of the 
author and the orange colored cloth cover, first 
issue of this edition : Valentine's "Manuals oi 
the Common Council, 1845 to 1850 inclusive," 
and I assure you the manuals of those dates, 
except 1850, are pretty desirable books. 

Then there were several firsts of Harte and 
two of Hearn; "Ghombo Zebes," 1885, and 
"Chita," 1889; the rest of the box, some forty 
books, were all quite ordinary, but good sellers.. 

Strange that all the good ones are in one 
box, I thought, wonder what happened, but I 
kept back that query for another day. just got 
an expressman and shipped my box to Brook- 
lyn. The whole transaction, including express 

charges cost me less than six dollars and I 
realized eventually quite a fair day's wages. 

On my next trip to Newark I asked Growly 
Haven t you any good books anywhere, that 
box was pretty fair, but what I want is real 
books, and I will give you a good price for 
them; now stir around and see if you haven't 
some more hidden away." 

My conversation seemed to interest him, and 
he commenced poking around in the corners and 
behind old bureaus and various junk, mum- 
bling to himself all the time, and I was help- 
ing him poke. 

At last he broke into intelligible speech to 
the effect that "A smart Aleck book buyer came 
into my shop last winter and picked out a lot 
of books and put them into a box, and then he 
tried to jew me down on the price and I got 
mad and I wouldn't sell them to him at any 

I bet Growly talked to me an hour telling 
me about that "smart Aleck feller" and I wasn't 
interested a little bit, but I had to stand and 
listen to it or he'd probably get "mad" at me 
and I'd follow Aleck. 

What I wanted was the box that Aleck had 
packed but we never found it, thtf I suggested 
that he had sold it to somebody else. No! it 
wasn't sold, it \vas around somewhere, because 
he hadn't let any feller wanting books in there 
since he fired Aleck. 

I put in a full day looking over that shop 
and there wasn't another book in it. It finally 
dawned on me that Growly had his number of 
boxes twisted, and there never had been but 
three boxes, and I already had bought Aleck's 

On subsequent trips I always asked if he had 
found that box yet, but he never had, and could 
not seem to 'understand where it had gone. 

As a decent Christian gentleman I suppose I 
should have given Mifflin half of that box; 
instead I never even mentioned it to him. but 
then again, he had his chance and failed, and 
I certainly earned what I got 

Growly felt so badly about not finding the 
box that a couple of months later, in order to 
square himself and also in consideration of two 
dollars cash in hand for the information, told 
me that a countryman of his had bought two 
truck loads of books the day before and "He 
lives in a flat over on Broome Street, and you 
should drop in on him, but don't tell him I 
sent you." 

I dropped in, and in his dining and sitting 
rooms he had about three tons of books ; where 
they came from I don't know, it doesn't pay 
to be inquisitive when you are trying to buy 
from people of that kind, but they certainly 
were not from a nrivate library, and were the 
queerest mixture T ever saw. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Our Army of Students 

NEVER has American youth been pound- 
ing so persistently on the doors of the 
colleges, and the reports of registration 
that have come in indicate an increased enroll- 
ment of about 7.1%. The Boston Transcript, 
in commenting on this increased demand for 
educational facilities, gives some interesting 
statistics as to the size of this army of stu- 

In a selected list of seventy-four colleges, it 
finds a total of 197,000 students, an average 
of nearly 3,000 per college, ranging from the 
University of California and New York Uni- 
versity, with over 10,000 each, to Gark Uni- 
versity with 200. Of these totals, 57,000 are 
women. Besides this, these same colleges are 
largely interested in extending their facilities 
thru summer schools and extension courses. In 
this one list of colleges there are 73,500 among 
the summer students and 92,200 among the ex- 
tension students. In this latter column the 
University of California has a total of over 
20,000 and the University of Wisconsin over 

The importance of higher education in mak- 
ing lovers and users of books is an obvious 
inference to a book-trade paper, but it is in- 
teresting in noting such figures to realize that 
institutions of higher education are becoming 
more and more conscious that, in order that 
the effect of their work may extend into the 
aduft life of the graduate, courses and lectures 
must 'be so shaped that the student shall see 
that education is a thing to go on for life and 
not an operation to be passed thru and called 
finished. On all Slides one sees efforts of the in- 
structors to connect up courses with practical 
life. There are libraries on every campus and 
a greater variety of use of these libraries than 
ever before. In many cases there are sectional 
libraries so that the student of agriculture or 
architecture or domestic economy visualizes 
books as a part of his or her future career. 

'Side by side with the effort to increase this 
extension of instruction thru books and per- 
sonal reading, should go the appeal of book 
ownership, which, as every book lover knows, 
gives a certain added interest to reading that 
can not be had from anv borrowed book. Prob- 
ably out of the seventy- four colleges whose 
totals have been quoted not more than a score 
are in cities or towns where there are book- 
stores of real cultural possibilities. The move- 
ment for better college town bookshops has 
been well begun, and in many colleges one 
will now find a bookshop not only handling 
the textbooks, which is the conventional work 
of a college town bookstore, but providing the 
browsing ground for increased personal read- 

With the experience in hand "lined in these 
shops there should be determined effort on the 
part of those who believe in the Book and who 
know the value of a personal library, to in- 
crease the number of good bookshops in college 
communities. This is so important a point that 

faculties would do well to consider it as the 
thing for them to help brip<r about and not a 
thing to be left to chance. 

In one college community where a bookstore 
was started, a few instructors felt that it 
would be an instrument for diverting students 
from their textbooks and therefore .to be 
promptly discouraged. This same bookstore, 
however, proved its worth and is now appreci- 
ated by the entire institution. A conception of 
a college as a place where certain textbooks 
must be finished to the exclusion of all other 
humanizing and cultural influences will not 
stand analysis, and the colleges not having such 
book centers at hand should give impulse to 
this important movement and it should be 
watched and encouraged as one of the signifi- 
cant movements that will be a marked feature 
in the growth of the book-trade in the next 
few years. 

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Technical Books . . 


Domestic Economy 

Fine Arts 

General Literature 
Poetry, Drama . . . 


Geography, Travel 

General Works . . 

Total 493 69 194 631 41 84 756 

*In December, 1920, 403 new books, 69 new edi 
tions, 141 pamphlets; a total of 613 were recorded. 

January 21, 1922 

Book Needs of Scouts 

AN example of very complete co-operation 
between the library and Boy Scout inter- 
ests is shown in a list sent out jointly by 
the Public Library and Boy Scouts of Water 
loo, Iowa. This list takes up the differen* 
points in the Scouts' training : elementary 
Scoutcraft and advanced Scoutcraft, and add; 
a still further list of books that they know 
the Boy Scouts will like. This list has been 
widely distributed. 


The Scout Badge 
Great Inventors and Their Inventions, Bach- 

man, American Book Co. 
The Scout Oath 
The Strenuous Life, Theodore Roosevelt, 

pages 113-21; 155-64; 279-97, Century. 
Book of Ideals, Forbush, pages 159-65, 

The Scout Law 

King Arthur and His Knights, Pyle, Scribner. 
Scout Law in Practice, Carey, Little. 
Called to the Colors, Greene, page 1-51. 
Worth While People, page 65-72, Gould, 

The Flag 

Little Book of the Flag, Tappan, Houghton. 
Origin of the Flag of the United States and 
Customs and Laws of the Flag, World 
Almanac, 1920. 
Knots, Knotting and Splicing, Hasluck. 


First Aid 
American Red Cross Abridged Textbook on 

First Aid, Lynch, Blakiston. 
First Aid Book for Boys, Cole and Ernst, 

American Boys' Book of Signs, Signals and 

Symbols, Beach, Lippincott. 
First Call, page 368, Empey, Putnam. 
Boy Scouts' Hike Book, page 63-75, . Cave, 

Double day. 
Afoot and Afloat, page 36-71, Burroughs, 

American Boys' Workshop, Kelland, Lo- 


The Fun of Cooking, Burrell, Century. 
On the Trail, page 44-83, Beard, Scribner. 
How Boys and Girls Can Earn Money, 

Bowsfield, Forbes ................... 

Pets for Pleasure and Profit, Verrill, Scrib- 

Stories of Thrift for Young Americans, 

Pritchard, Scribner ..................... 

At Home in the Water, Corsan, Association 


How to Swim, Dalton, Putnam. 

Pioneering and Map-Making. Enock 

Every Real Home 

Has BooKs 



Something to Do, Boys ! Foster, Wilde. 
Work and Play, vols. I and 10, Doublfday. 
Familiar Trees and Their Leaves, Mathews. 

American Woods (Actual Specimens), 

Hough, Romeync B. Hough, Lowville, 

N. Y. 
Field Book of American Wild Flowers. 

page 252, Mathews, Putnam. 
Our Friendly Stars, Martin, Harper. 
Star-land, Ball, Ginn. 

Passing the Word Along 

ANEW effort in the way of increasing book 
sales thru the influence of satisfied readers 
is shown in a card found in copies of William 
George Jordan's new book. This enclosure in 
the form of a post-card reads: 

"I have just finished reading 'The Trusteeship of 
Life.' by William George Jordan, who wrote 
Kingship of Self -Control" It is a big little book, big 
in its fine, sane attitude toward life, fresh in i] 
charm and inspiration and in its individuality. 
is a book to own and to read. It helped me. and 
I want it to help you." . 

Above this paragraph is a place for a fi 
name and below a line for the sender's signa- 
ture. In small type is the information. "Order 
from your bookseller or from the publishers 
Price only $1.25." This plan certainly make 
it easy for a pleased reader to recommend the 
book to a friend with the least trouble. 

n8 The Publishers' Weekly 

Culled from an Auction Catalog 

By Walter Hart Blumenthal 

1. Williams (Talcott). "Turkey a World Problem." Half crushed levant. 

2. Holmes (Oliver Wendell). "Autocrat of the Breakfast Table." Plates Missing. 

3. Peacock (Virginia). "Famcnis American Belles." In original wrappers. 

4. Witwer (H. C.). "There Is No Plate Like Home." Boards. 

5. Van Loon (H. W.). "Story of Mankind," Half sheep. 

6. Browne (Walter). "Everywoman." Curious. 

7. Shelley (P. B.). "Prometheus." Unbound. 

8. Markham (Edwin). "Man with the Hoe." Hand tooled, 
g. Donnelly (Ignatius). "Atlantis." Damaged by water. 

10. Steinmetz (Andrew). "History of Duelling." Hundreds of cuts. 

11. Canfield (Dorothy). "The Bent Twig." Several leaves missing. 

12. Norris (Wm.). "A Legal Separation." Half bound. 

13. Cervantes (Miguel de). "Don Quixote." Cracked. 

14. Swinburne (A. C). "Atalanta in Calydon." Imitation antique. 

15. Wilcox (Ella Wheeler). "Poems of Passion." Full ooze. 

16. Lytton (Bulwer). "Last Days of Pompeii." Shaken. 

17. Weyl (Dr. Walter). "Tired Radicals." Imitation russia. 

18. Dumas (Alex.). "Queen's Lace Handkerchief." Somewhat soiled. 

19. Jordan (Kate). "Trouble-The-House." New kid. 

20. Stopes (Dr. Marie P.). "Married Love." Rare in this state. 

21. Thomson (James). "The Seasons." Divinity circuit. 

22. Omar Khayyam. "Rubaiyat." Persian yapp. 

23. Wharton (Edith). "Age of Innocence." Half calf. 

24. Hay (John). "Little Breeches." Cloth, worn. 

25. Surtees (Robt. S.). "Hunting Hounds." Foxed. 

26. Harvey (Wm.). "The Human Blood System." For private circulation. 

27. Davis (Richard Harding). "Bar Sinister." Unopened. Suppressed. 

28. Shaw (S.). "William of Germany." Trimmed. 

29. Mackenzie (Compton). "Rich Relatives." Scarce in this condition. 

30. Bok (Edw.). "Bokanization of America." Padded rep. 

31. Moret (C. de). "Old Bourbon Days." Square quarto. 

32. Chambers (Robt. W.). "The Eleventh Commandment." Broken. 

New Wholesale Book Firm French Selling Enterprise 

THE Economy Book Shop, a retail store at HPHE possibilities of getting increased dis- 

33-35 South Clark Street, Chicago, has 1 tribution to merchandise by bringing it close 

been doing business since November, 1914. Two to new markets is brought again to the front 

years ago, in addition to the retail depart- in a dispatch from Paris, describing a recent 

ment of new and second-hand books a small French effort. A boat laden with the choicest 

start was made in jobbing new and second- retail merchandise of Paris, everything from 

hand books to dealers. The jobbing depart- fancy groceries and wines to lingerie and toilet 

ment had grown to such proportions that it articles, sailed from Nantes about the ist of 

has become necessary to find larger quarters. September, and the first port was Letour in 

The wholesale department has been organized Latonia, from which point she is to make a 

under the name of the Paine Book Company, tour of the Baltic Sea ports. A "shipshop" is 

not incorporated, and space has been leased a type of selling that needs plenty of sea ports, 

at 75 West Van Buren Street. The jobbing but the same idea might be carried out in this 

department handles standard new books, as country in the Great Lakes or at the New 

well as remainders and second hand books. England resorts. The caravan campaign, hpw- 

The two firms are under one ownership, Mr. ever, is a move in a similar direction. It is a 

Lawrence W. Paine, the owner, being active plan of bringing merchandise close up to the 

in the general supervision of the two loca- people who cannot well reach the stores. In 

tions and Mr. Victor E. Brouillet, as buyer, this country the caravan has increasing pos- 

and manager. The city and out-of-town deal- sibilities, and as the libraries extend their ex- 

ers will receive attention from Mr. Roy Frank- periments and bookstores try the plan out, new 

lin Dewey, traveling salesman. areas of distribution will be found. 

January 21, 1922 


The Tariff Threat and the Retailers 

The Fordney Bill Would Seriously Cripple Long-Standing Activities 

THE following brief on the Schedules re- 
lating to Books was prepared by Charles 
E. Lauriat Company, Booksellers, Boston, 
and is part of the evidence being considered by 
the Finance Committee of the Senate. 

January 9, 1922. 

As a dealer in 'both American and English 
published books, having an established business 
of fifty years' standing, this Company respect- 
fully begs to submit for your consideration a 
few thoughts and a few facts relating to a 
tariff on books. 

This Company deals both in new books, which 
are mostly published in the United States, and 
in old books, fine editions, and rare books, 
which have been published more than twenty 
years, either in the United States or in Eng- 
land. If we sell more fine editions of English 
publications than of American, it is because 
more fine editions haive been published in Eng- 
land than in America. And more have been 
published there because there has been, and 
still is, a greater demand for fine editions in 
England than in this country. No tariff law 
can alter that fact, and the imposition of a 
tariff on books published more than twenty 
years would not cause the publication here of 
any books which would not be published here 
without such a tariff. Nor will introducing the 
uncertainties of American Valuation of books 
increase the amount of printing and binding for 
the American laboring man. 

In closing this introductory statement we 
wish to call attention to the fact that books 
do not compete with each other. The Copy- 
right Law prevents competition between dif- 
ferent editions of the same book there can be 
no rival different editions and books by dif- 
ferent authors, even >if on the same subject, are 
not competitive, but are rather to be considered 
supplemental to each other. The sale of one 
is likely to increase the sale of the other, and 
the sale of both together is likely to be more 
than twice what the sale of either one alone 
would have been if the other had not been pub- 
lished. In other words, the importation of Eng- 
lish books will increase, rather than diminish, 
the sale of American books. 

With this general statement, we pass to the 
details of the matter to which we desire re- 
spectfully to call attention. 

Paragraph 1310 

We respectfully protest against the clause in 
Paragraph 1310 in the proposed tariff, reading; 
"books bound wholly or in part in leather, 
the chief value of which is in the binding, not 
specially provided for, 33 1-3 per centum ad 
valorem ;" not only because the clause is am- 
biguous and difficult of interpretation, but also 
because 33 1-3 per centum ad valorem is a 
higher rate of duty than is necessary for the 
full protection of the American binder. 

A similar clause in the Payne-Aldrich Tariff 
(August 5, 1909, book schedule, No. 415) read 
as follows: 

"... all the foregoing wholly or in chief 
value of paper," made the assessment for duty 
so difficult of determination that an appeal was 
made for a Treasury Decision and T. D. 30,326 
was rendered February 4, 1910, in which the 
Department practically instructed appraiseri to 
ignore this clause entirely, as it was not the 
intention of Congress to raise the duty on 

In the present Underwood Tariff, in Para- 
graph 337, the same words were originally 
written in; "all the foregoing wholly or in 
chief value of paper," but before the enact- 
ment of the bill, the words were stricken out, 
as you will see by reading Paragraph 329. 

In regard to the rate of "33 1-3 per centum 
ad valorem," on books, "bound wholly or in 
part in leather," we would say that we pre- 
sent the following evidence to show why this 
rate of duty is unnecessarily high. 

The Scroll Club Bindery, 232 East i25th 
Street, New York, have issued a "Trade 
Price List," dated October 1921, on which 
their price for binding a book 10 x 7 in 
"half Erench levant, gilt top, two line panel 
with a little tooling, gold line on sides," is 

Robert Riviere & Son, 29 Heddon Street, 
Regent Street, London on their "Trade Price 
List," dated September 12, 1921, quote the 
price of binding a book 10 x (t l /t in "half 
levant, two or three line panel and center, 
gold lines on sides, 24/-." At 21 cents to 
the shilling, which is the present rate of ex- 
change, and which will probably show a 
gradual advance, rather than decline, makes 
the binding cost $5.04. 

On the Scroll Club Bindery price list, a 
book bound in "full French levant, gilt top, 
two line panel with a little tooling on the 
back and sides, gold border inside, gold roll 
on edges," size 10 x 7, costs $I5-5O- 

On Riviere & Son's price list, a book bound 
in "full levant, two or three panel and center, 
gold line on sides, inside and edges." size 10 
x 6 l / 2 , costs 66/ , or at 21 cents to the 
shilling, $13.86. 

On the Scroll Club Bindery price list, the 
cost of "Solander Cases" (such cases are 
made to hold books which the collector wishes 
to retain in the original binding), 'Trench 
levant, Jansen finish," (meaning no gold tool- 
ing on the back), is $16.00. 

On Riviere & Son's price list, the cost < 
"Pull-off Cases" (known in this country 
as Solander Cases), "full levant plain 
(called in this country Jansen finish), c 
75/3 or at 21 cents to the shilling, $15 75- 
The above figures show that a 15 Pf rcent ad 
valorem duty, as is the present tariff, it 
the American binder ample protection from 


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composition with British binders. A higher 
tariff would unduly and unfairly increase the 
price of such books, without any compensating 

We do not quote prices from French binders, 
as they have not yet reestablished their binding 
business to anything like pre-war quality and 
standing. German leather binders were never 
competitors of American binders. 

As proof that the wages in English binderies, 
of men and women, have advanced over 200 
percent above pre-war level, we quote the fol- 
lowing wages paid in the bindery of W. Root 
& Son, 29 Eagle Street, Holborn, London, 
which is a typical British workshop and in 
which the same wages are paid as in all shops 
doing binding in leather : 
Minimum for Men, 

pre-war 35/ per week 

Minimum for Women, 
pre-war I3/ per week 

Minimum for Men, 

as of August 10, 1921 . TOO/ per week 
Minimum for Women, 

as of August 10, 1921. 5 1/ per week 

These wages are for a 48-hour week, and are 
minimum wages paid. All workmen and work- 
women after one year receive an increased 
wage. It is therefore clear that the American 
binders have little to fear from the competition 
of low wages abroad, as wages there are now 
about the same as wages here in the book bind- 
ing trade. 

We would therefore suggest that Paragraph 
329 of the present tariff be retained, "books 
of all kinds, bound or unbound, including blank 
books, slate books, and pamphlets, engravings, 
photographs, etchings, maps, charts, music in 
books or sheets, and printed matter, all the 
foregoing and not specially provided for in 
this section, 15 per centum ad valorem," etc. 

"American Valuation" as Affecting Books 

We wish to protest against Section 402 
commonly referred to as the American Valua- 
tion clause, as impractical, even impossible, as 
applied to 'books. Not only do books not com- 
pete with one another, as above pointed out, but 
the costs that enter into the manufacture of 
two books, even on the same subject, are never 
the same. They vary, commencing with the 
royalty paid to the author, thru the various 
parts of the manufacture of the book, such as 
paper, printing, illustrations, binding, etc., etc., 
so that it would be impossible to compare the 
imported book with any other, and so there 
could be found no "comparable and competi- 
tive product of the United States." 

For example, the book by Captain Dickinson, 
entitled, "Big Game Shooting on the Equator ; 
A Sportsman's Experiences in East Africa," 
bears no relation to Roosevelt's "African Game 
Trails," except so far as they each deal with 
big game hunting in Africa. 

The former book was published in England 

some years ago, but after a fair sale in Eng- 
land, it was there offered at a much reduced 
price from that at which it was published. It 
was published at i6/ and offered by the pub- 
lishers, to close out the copies that were not 
sold, at 5/6. At this price it was an attractive 
purchase to many American firms and they 
bought it and paid duty on that price, inasmuch 
as the book had some interest to collectors in- 
terested in big game hunting. 

The importing of Captain Dickinson's book 
in no way interferes with the sale of Colonel 
Roosevelt's book. The latter wholesales for 
$3.84, and if duty were charged at this rate 
on Dickinson's book, it would compel a sales 
price that would be too high to appeal to the 
American buyer. No bookseller could force the 
Dickinson book on a customer asking for the 
Roosevelt book, but sales of the Dickinson 
book would probably increase sales of the 
Roosevelt book. In this way the American in- 
dustry would be benefitted by the importation 
of such books, and the application of the pro- 
posed American Valuation would defeat its own 
purpose, so far as books are concerned. 

If for the benefit of the manufacturing of 
certain other merchandise, the American Valu- 
ation clause must stand, there should be written 
into it a clause that would "exempt books." 

The above example of Captain Dickinson's 
book is an instance of the offering by publishers 
of so-called "remainders," by which we mean 
the unsold stock of books left on hand after 
the home market has Seen fully satisfied. Both 
English and American publishers follow this 
plan and dispose of such remainders at a price 
that will effect a complete clean-up. 

These English remainders are sold at a frac- 
tion of the publication price to booksellers and 
by them to the public, in most cases at less 
than one half the price which the book would 
have originally cost the buyer to import. If 
any other than a small ad valorem duty based 
upon the cost to us should be assessed, this 
large and important part of their business 
would 'be ruined ; and the business of American 
publishers would not be thereby increased, for 
none of these books are published in America, 
and the sale of books published here would not 
be increased, but probably decreased. 

We respectfully submit that from no point 
of view is American Valuation of books de- 
sirable. It would be not only difficult and un- 
fair in administration, but in certain cases it 
would be disastrous to long established and 
legitimate businesses. It is impossible to show 
that it would benefit anybody, but it is clear 
that it would deprive many readers of an op- 
portunity to obtain excellent books at a low 

Copyright Protection 

In drafting Tariff provisions relating to 
books, a matter which should always be taken 
into consideration is the Copyright Law. No 
foreign made 'book which has been copyrighted 
in the United States can be imported into this 
country except under the provision which per- 
mits of the bringing in of "one copy at one 
time, for individual use and not for sale," ex- 

January 21, 1922 

cept to public libraries and this applies to 
"remainders" as well as to all new books. 
(See Copyright Law, as amended by the Act 
of August 24, 1912, Page 30, Section 31, Para- 
graph D, ",First"). 

Every prominent new book published in Eng- 
land is offered to an American buyer to see 
if he will take it for the American market and 
either copyright it under the Law, or import 
a few hundred copies for the American mar- 
ket. A copy of the book is sent to the pros- 
pective American buyer and if he decides it 
would have a sufficient sale in America to 
warrant the issuing of an addition of 2000 or 
3000 copies, he buys and copyrights it, and 
then sets up, prints and binds the book in this 
country, thereby giving full employment to 
the American paper manufacturer, type-setter, 
printer and binder. 

Having complied with the copyright law, it 
excludes the possibility of any foreign edition 
of this book ever being imported into this coun- 
try for sale no matter how low the price abroad 
may be. 

This Copyright Law, operating in conjunction 
with the tariff rate, affords real protection to 
the American book industry. The tariff situa- 
tion might be quite different if there were no 
Copyright Law. But having that Law. the 
tariff rate, in theory and in practice, should be 
fixed at the lowest point consistent with insur- 
ing that the great bulk of the books purchased 
here shall be published here. If the tariff is 
lower than this point, then importations from 
abroad will be excessive and the industry will 
not be receiving its fair protection. If higher, 
then books which have only a small sale here, 
but which may be very valuable from an edu- 
cational, literary or scientific point of view, and 
so be very desirable, will cost an undue amount. 
In that case, the tariff would operate unfavor- 
ably to 'the Nation, and even the publishing 
business would not benefit. 

It is for the Congress to judge as to just 
where the theoretically correct paint should be 
fixed. For many years it has stood at 15% 
on all 'books published within twenty years. 

Is there any evidence whatever that too many 
books are being imported? Is it not true that 
practically every book which has any con- 
siderable sale in this country is also printed and 
bound in this country? 

We respectfully submit that a duty of i$% 
on books published abroad within twenty years 
has been shown by long experience to be high 
enough to afford all reasonable and proper pro- 
tection to the publishers and workers of this 
country. And we submit that any increase of 
duty will not increase the business of publish- 
ing, but will amount to a tax on learning, to the 
detriment of the country. 

Elimination of Free List 
We now pass to another matter which is of 

vital importance to the book-trade. Book: 

published within twenty years are not referred 

to in this part of this brief. 
Under the Bill as passed by the House, 

books published more than twenty years are 


not included in the Free List, altho such books 
have been free of duty during practically the 
whole period that our business has been es- 
tablished. The admission of such books Duty 
Free has done much to stimulate the reading 
of books in this country and the assembling of 
valuable collections of books which have !*en 
of great educational value to the American stu- 
dent and public. 

The American workman and publisher have 
lost nothing by the importing Duty Free of 
books printed over twenty years, for not one 
such book in a thousand would be repuWished 
in this country, no matter how high the tariff 
were. The protection that would be afforded by 
the proposed change would be none whatever, 
while the injury to those who deal in old books 
and to those who buy them would be very 

In the case of Old and Rare books, first edi- 
tions and books whose principal value is their 
historical or literary association, the imposition 
of a duty is nothing less than absurd. 

For example, the Folio Shakespeare, pub- 
lished in 1632, is of great value and intcVest to 
a book collector and its importation into this 
country at a value of, say, 500 in no way af- 
fects the American workman of today; and 
the duty on this book would in no way benefit 
the workman's position, and would do much to 
discourage the forming of private educational 
libraries in this country. 

Is there any excuse whatever for the im- 
position of a duty on books more than twenty 
years old? 

The only claim of a reason for the proposed 
change that has ever been suggested to the 
writer is that the repairing or rebinding abroad 
within twenty years of books more than twenty 
years old, and the importation of such re- 
paired or rebound books Duty Free works a 
detriment to the American binder. 

It is worth while for your Committee, and 
for the Congress, to examine this claim care- 
fully, and to determine, before imposing such 
a duty, whether the benefits to be received by 
the American binder are sufficient to outweigh 
the injury which will be done to those who have 
built up a business in old books and to those 
who desire to purchase them for their libraries. 
It is true that a portion of the old books 
which are imported have been rebound within 
twenty years. And to this extent there .is 
basis in fact for the argument presented. 

But we submit that if a duty were jtnpos 
on old books it would bring very little addi- 
tional work to American binders. It woulc 
either keep the books out of the country en- 
tirely or it would increase their price by t 
amount of the duty; and in either case th< 
American binder would not get the work. Wit] 
old books on the free list the American bindei 
now gets a portion of the rebindm*. 
position of a duty would cut down what 1 
now getting, because fewer old books ' 
quire rebinding would be imported. 

It is not by the imposition of a duty on c 
books that the American binder will be^t 
his own interests. His interests will best 1 


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served by improving his skill and learning to 
bind books in an artistic manner comparable 
with the binders of England and France. The 
binder in this country lias never apprenticed 
himself to his work for as many years as has 
Che workman abroad. 

It is true that there has never been the large 
public demand here for extra leather bindings 
and highly artistic work that there has been 
abroad. But it is also true that in the few 
cases where binders have really equipped them- 
selves to do high class work, they have been 
successiul. As an example of such binders we 
beg leave to mention Miss Sears of Boston and 
Miss Lahey of New York. Both have all they 
can do from American clients, and both are 
successful. Another example is Mr. Kalaba, of 
Stikeman & Company, 114 West 32nd Street, 
New York City, who has worked himself up 
from the ordinary commercial binding to a 
point where he does the finest of full levant 
work, and he finds his time fully occupied with 
work given him by American patrons. 

The point that we desare to make is that the 
Tariff must not 'be used as a screen for incom- 
petence at the expense of legitimate importing 
businesses and at the expense of book lovers 
and those who desire to purchase artistically 
bound books at a reasonable price. 

There is no doubt that if the American work- 
man produces an equal quality of binding, the 
work will come to him. It lies rather with the 
man's own initiative and ability, than by the 
protection of a tariff duty on old books. 

It has been suggested that the difficulty might 
be overcome by placing all books printed more 
than twenty years on the free list, with a pro- 
viso that a duty be imposed upon bindings which 
were placed on such books wdthin the twenty 
year period. 

Such a proposal sounds logical and reason^ 
able, but if adopted infinite confusion is sure 
<to arise, because no man can tell, by looking at 
a binding, how long it has been on the book. 

For example, we have in our stock a set of 
Macaulay's Works, in 13 volumes, print- 
ed, according to the date on the title page, in 

Somewhere in the period between the print- 
ing of the book in 1849 and the current year, 
this set -was rebound for the former owner in 
full tree calf by Riviere & Son of London. The 
set has been kept in a private library, and pre- 
sumably .behind glass doors, and it is as fresh 
as the day it was bound 

This book was imported last year, and, by 
the date on the title page, it was passed Duty 
Free, as having been printed and bound over 
twenty years. We recently showed this book 
to the appraiser in Boston, and asked him, if 
it came before him with the proviso as above 
in the tariff, at what period he would assume 
the binding to have been done. 

He frankly told us he could not tell whether 
it had been bound five years or twenty-five 
years, and as he was working for the United 
States government, he would naturally give the 
Government the benefit of tihe doubt, and 
assess duty on the book, as having been bound 

less than twenty years, and it would then be up 
to the importer to prove to. the contrary. This 
is something it would be utterly impossible to 
do. No importer could take an oath as to when 
the book was bound. 

Thousands of similarly bound books are im- 
ported by the book trade of America on the as- 
sumption that the book, or sets, will be passed 
as an entirety by the date on the title page. 
Should this not continue to be the custom, as 
it has been under the various previous tariffs, 
it would throw the importing of such books 
into endless confusion and cause no end of 
protest and very materially injure the trade 
to a great deal larger extent than the value of 
the revenue thereby collected, and to a much 
greater extent than the protection thus afforded 
would benefit the binders of this country. 

It seems to us that the provision covering the 
duty, on any and all books, should be so clearly 
defined that the importer should not be at the 
mercy of a "guess" of the appraiser. 

We therefore submit that there should be no 
duty on books printed more than twenty years, 
even if bound more recently. Such a duty not 
only would irreparably injure the importing 
business without any 'benefit to the home in- 
dustry, but it would be contrary to the highest 
interest of the country as being a tax on study 
and learning. And we further submit that if it 
were attempted to impose a duty on the recent 
bindings on old books, there would be endless 
administrative confusion and unfairness by rea- 
son of uncertainty, without any corresponding 
benefit to the binding trade of this country. 

Foreign-Language Books 

We also hope that "books and pamphlets 
printed wholly or chiefly in languages other 
than English" will be put back in the Duty 
Free part of the Tariff. 

Books in foreign languages do much for the 
educational side of the American foreign citi- 
zen, and as practically no books are printed in 
a foreign language in this country, the import- 
ing of such books works no hardship on Ameri- 
can labor. 
All of which is respectfully presented. 



Bookish Greetings 

THE Christmas card that Gabriel Wells, New 
York dealer in rare books, sent to his 
friends seems particularly applicable in its senti- 
ments to the 1922 situation in the book-trade : 
"All men are born different and dependent. 
Thru cooperation they become fraternal and 
free. Cooperation <is that which transforms the 
razv material of animal existence into the fine 
product of human life. If competition is the 
life of business, cooperation is the business of 

January 21, 1922 


In the Field of the Retailer 

The Bookshop Atmosphere 

ONE of the many explanations that have 
been made of the present prosperity and 
increased interest in the small bookshop is 
contained in an article by Amy Bonner that 
appeared in the Times Book Review. 

"Now that the famous old coffee houses are 
no more, might not one speak of their mantle 
as having descended upon the quaint little book- 
shop of to-day, where book lover and littera- 
teur, scholar and raconteur, author and, aye, 
columnist now gather to partake of the de- 
lectable feasts of discourse and of many minds? 
The genial bookseller is mine host, and, altho 
the sanded floor, the buxom daughter flourish- 
ing in and out between spotless tables, and, 
alas ! the steaming bowj are now lacking, dis- 
cussions nevertheless wax bright and scintil- 
lating, until midnight often, when the 'kobold' 
and the cat are supposed to arise, 'to prowl 
among the books,' as a delightful old book plate 
has it." 

There is a good deal of truth in this sugges- 
tion, and, as the bookshop manager becomes 
more and more widely acquainted and better 
able to serve as a distributing point for ideas 
and enthusiasms, so is he or she more and more 
likely to have in the bookshop aisles people who 
by genius and ability can be appropriately com- 
pared to the famous habitues of London's old 
coffee house. Certainly there could be no better 
place in which to develop this atmosphere of 
friendly interchange. 


IN a recent number of the Burrows Brothers 
Breeze, James Soutar, Manager of the Book 
Department, on his page "Observed and Over- 
heard," notes the following: 

Overheard: During photographing of the 
store, Sunday, September twenty-sixth, many 
comments on the neatness of the stock. It can 
be kept that way without having the firm go 
to the expense of taking pictures again. Let's 

Overheard: A salesman directing a customer 
to another salesperson for a twenty-five cent 
map. A little salesmanship often increases 
the sale to a ten dollar wall map. Don't shirk 
small sales. 

Observed: Many customers being offered 
nothing but the very latest fiction. Suggest 
some not so recent and avoid their getting 
into a special sale later. This helps boost 
the department profits. 

Observed: Boys in the basement opening 
boxes with the hammer. Use a nail puller 
as many of the cases are resold. Morris, take 

Observed: That "sales-grabbing" is becom- 
ing more noticeable . It spoils the morale of 
the department and is not appreciated by cus- 
tomers. Avoid it. 

Observed: That sales rivalry in the book de- 
partment is at fever heat. Don't let it inter- 
fere with service to the customer. 

Bulletin Board 

"Miss Bessie Graham of Philadelphia, 
opened a school for Booksellers in N. Y. on 
January 6. This was apparently the inspira- 
tion of the following verses we have just 
received," writes Christopher Morley in the 
New York Evening Post : 

"I asked her for 'Three Soldiers,' 
She gave me 'Soldiers Three.' 
The vastness of the difference 
Was one she could not see. 

"I sought 'King Cole' by letter, 
And 'King Coal' came instead: 
She thought they were the same thing, 
'For they sound alike,' she said. 

" 'Rich Relatives' I phoned for, 
'Poor Relations' came wfth care. 
She saw no choice between them, 
So I buy my books elsewhere." 


30 Minutes a Day 162 Hours a Year 


by reading good books 







The Publishers' Weekly 

To Read Before You Die 

THERE is always a place for another list 
of best books. Upton Sinclair has, in 
"The Book of Life," chosen the thirty-two 
books which we should all read before we die. 
"Do not let the world cheat you out of your 
chance," he says. This is the list: 

widespread feeling even among the admirers 
of Wells that 'Joan and Peter' is too long 
and too didactic. And yet we would just as 
soon die for this one as any other novel of 
Wells. It is almost our favorite and seems 
to us to contain not only an absorbing story, 
but the best discussion of education which 
was ever printed. The second best which we 

Mark Twain; A Connecticut Yankee in Kin? know is, 'Were You Ever a Child?' bv Flovd 

A.. + K..~ /"* .... A. T^ it J * 

Arthur's Court. 

Charles D. Stewart : The Fugitive Blacksmith. 

W. Clark Russell : The Wreck of the Grosve- 

R. L. Stevenson : Treasure Island, Kidnapped. 

Jack London: The Sea Wolf, The Call of the 
Wild, Martin Eden. 

Joseph Conrad : Youth. 

"H. G. Wdls: The War of the 
Worlds, When the Sleeper 
Wakes, The Sea Lady, The Ad- 
ventures of Mr. Poilly, The Food 
of the Gods, The Island of Dr. 

Upton Sinclair: The Jungle, King 
Coal, Jimmie Higgins, 100 Per 

Theodore Dreiser: Sister Carrie. 

George Moore : Esther Waters. 

Frank Norris : The Octopus. 

Brand Whitlock: The Turn of the 

De Foe : Robinson Crusoe. 

Fielding : Tom Jones, Jonathan 
Wild the Great. 

Thackeray : The Adventures of 
Barry Lyndon. 

Marmaduke Pickethall : The Ad- 
ventures of Hadji Baba. 

Blasco Ibanez : The Fruit of the 

Frank Harris : Montes the Mat- 

Frederik van Eeden: The Que*t, 
Tolstoy: Resurrection. 


"However, to non-Wellsians, if there are 
any such, we suggest Tono Bungay' as a 
good starting point. This is rather generally 
ranked as the best of his novels. To us he 
has always seemed to tower over all other 


Heywood Broun quotes the list 
in his column in the New York 
World and disagrees with some of its details. 

"In Upton Sinclair's list of thirty-two 'must' 
books, six volumes of H. G. Wells are included. 
According to our way of thinking, six in a 
list of thirty-two is by no means too large 
a representation for Wells, but we disagree 
most heartily with Sinclair's selection. We 
would keep onlv one of the six books which 
he mentions. His list is largely drawn from 
the early days of Wells, when he was given 
over to pseudo-scientific novels. These do not 
seem to us nearly as important as most of his 
later work. 'An Outline of History* belongs 
at the top of any recommended list of his 
books. In our opinion, the other five ought to 
be 'Joan and Peter,' 'The Research Magnifi- 
cent,' 'Tono Bungay,' 'The History of Mr. 
Polly' and The New Machiavelli.' Perhaps 
we would be tempted into extending the list 
to seven because it almost breaks our heart 
to throw out 'Love and Mr,, Lewisham.' 

"Concerning some of the. books on our list 
we may have to fight. There seems to be a 


living novelists, just as Shaw dwarfs the play- 

Books on Europe 

THE announcement of the Conference at 
Genoa in March, which is to include at least 
twenty European countries as well as the 
United States, means that there will be an 
increased interest in books on present European 
conditions, especially on the economic facts and 
prospects. In the minds of many, this Con- 
ference is even more important than that which 
is closing at Washington, and the issues at stake 
will touch the interest of every country and 
especially the intimate interest of every busi- 
ness man in this country. For this reason, if 
for no other, J:he demand for accurate and 
thoroly digested information will be insistent, 
and such material can now. he found in books 
and should be on the prominent counters of 
every store. 

January 21, 

Changes in Price 

All the Clode fiction has been reduced to $1.50, net. 


The price of "The Inferno of Dante with Text 
and Translation by Eleanor Vinton Murray" has 
been increased from $4.00 to $6.00. 


Books by Edward Howard Griggs: The Philosophy 
of Art, $2.00; The New Humanism, $2.00; A Book 
of Meditations, $2.00; Handbooks (paper) to 
Courses of Lectures (each) 35c. 

Everett Yeaw 

EVERETT YEAW, President of the school book 
publishing house of Newson & Co., died Jan- 
uary I7th at his residence in South Orange, 
X. J. He wai born in Lawrence, Mass., in 
1860, and was graduated from Cornell Univer- 
sity in 11882. After leaving the university he 
entered the publishing business in New York 
with Clark & Maynard. He remained with this 
house through its several changes of name, 
Maynard & Merrill, and Charles E. Merri i 
& Co., in the latter firm becoming a partner. 
He subbsequently purchased the controlling 
interest in the iirm of Newson & Com- 
pany of which he has been the head for a num- 
ber of years. He was a trustee of the South 
Orange Library. 



New York, January, 6, 1922. 

Owing to a very serious "knock over," by 
an automobile I have been for this last six 
weeks confined to bed here. I think it may be 
three weeks before I can leave the hospital, 
altho I am out of all danger. 

A friend of mine asked me what books I had 
been reading? 

As it might interest some of your readers I 
subjoin a list. 

The newspaper got very short shrift; five 
minutes each day. 

Shakespeare. "Hamlet." 
Marco Polo. "Travels." 
Dean Hole. "Life and Letters." 
Harold Spender. "Life of Lloyd George." 
John Ruskin. ''Praeterita." 3 vols. 
W. J. Locke. "Morals of Marcus Ordeyne." 
Pliny. "Letters." 

Alexander Irvine. "God and Tommy Atkins." 
Livy. "History of Rome." 
Augustine Birrell. "Obiter Dicta." 2 vols. 
Tom Moore. "Poems Written in Bermuda." 
"Life of Wedgwood the Potter." 
Sir Walter Scott. "Quentin Durward." 
L. P. Jacks. "Essays." 
Roberts. "Noblesse Oblige." 

Saint Francis of Assisi. "Hymn to the Sun." 
Anatole France. "The Red Lily." 
Henri Murger. "Bohemians of the Latin Quarter." 
Kingslake. "Eothen." 
St. Augustine. "City of God." 
Suetonius. "Lives of the Caesars." 

of 161 Sixth Ave., New York. 

We Blush and Bo\\ 

Charleston, S. C., Jan. 10, 1922. 
liditor, PL-BLI>HERS' WEEKLY: 

We note from your current issue that you 
are celebrating the fiftieth year of your exis- 

The writer has been a constant subscriber 
and consistent reader of your valuable Imir- 
nal for thirty-three years, and has found it a 
great aid and inspiration in his \\..rk 

Yours truly, 

C. L. Legerton. 
Legerton & Co., Inc. 

A Text Book Center 

BARNES & NOBLE, Inc.. successors to 
Hinds & Noble, have just signed a ten year 
lease for a large second floor at 74-76 Fifth 
Avenue, on the north side of Thirteenth Street, 
which has an L extending to Thirteenth Street, 
giving them excellent shipping facilities. They 
will move into their new store about February i. 

As their building is almost next door to the 
houses of Ginn & Company and Marmillan 
Company, and is close to the American Book 
Company, Scott Foresman, Newson & Com- 
pany, Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge, and Milton 
Bradley, the decision of Barnes & Noble to 
locate there seems to reflect a tendency of the 
text-book publishers to concentrate near this 

It is interesting to note that this house has 
moved but once in 35 years. The business 
which was established by Arthur Hinds, later 
joined by G. Clifford Noble was carried on in 
Cooper Institute for 15 years and has been at 
31-35 West Fifteenth Street, New York City 
for the past 20 years. 


A HANDSOME magazine for colU-rt..rv 
under fhe title of Antiques* has just 
been launched in Boston, with offices at 683 At- 
lantic Avenue. The publishers design it for 
those "who find interest in times past and in the 
articles of daily use and adornment devised by 
the forefathers." The initial number shows an 
extremely handsome format, amply illustrated, 
and among the articles is one by George H 
gent on "Books, Old and Rare." The publishers 
are also conducting a Book Department and 
have a full-page list of current books on furni- 
ture, china, silver and on other subjects of di- 
rect interest to collectors. 

Business Notes 

BOSTON The Williams Bookstores Co.. 
under the Old South Church, severed its cor 
nection with Joseph G. Williams on January 
I4th. the business continuing as 
Williams came to Boston some years aao fr 
Worcester where his brother. John I. Will 
conducts a bookstore. 


The Publishers' Weekly- 

The Weekly Record of New Publications 

This list aims to be a complete and accurate record of American book publications. 
Pamphlets will be included only if of special value. Publishers should send copies of all 
books promptly for annotation and entry, and the receipt of advance copies insures record 
simultaneous with publication. The annotations are descriptive, not critical ; intended to 
place not to judge the books. Pamphlet material and books of lesser trade interest are listed 
in smaller type. 

The entry is transcribed from title page when the book is sent for record. Prices are added except 
when not supplied by publisher or obtainable only an specific request. When not specified the binding is 

Imprint date is stated [or best available date, preferably copyright date, in bracket] only when it 
differs from year of entry. Copyright date is stated only when it differs from imprint date: otherwise 
titnply "c." No ascertainable date is designated thus: [M. <?.]. 

Sixes are indicated as follows: F. (folia: over 30 centimeters high); Q (410: under 30 cm.); O (&vo: 
*S cm.); D. (iamo: ao cm.); S. (i6mo: ijYi cm.); T. (24*10: 15 cm.); Tt. (3imo: ia% cm.); Ff. (48*10: 
10 cm.); sq., obi., nor., designate square, oblong, narrow. 

Abell, Sir Westcott S. 

Sea casualties and loss of life; paper read 
before the North East Coast institution of en- 
gineers and shipbuilders, on the 4th Novem- 
ber, 1921, and reprinted by order of the Coun- 
cil. 38 p. tabs., charts O '21 N. Y., Stech- 
ert bds. $i n. 
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey 

A check list of first editions of the ^works 
of Thomas Bailey Aldrich: arranged by 
Frederic Fairchild Sherman. 15 p. D '21 
N. Y., Frederic F. Sherman, 8 W 47th St. 
$2 n. [priv. pr. 125 copies] 
Allen, Caroline Stetson 

Lavinia ; the Red Cross doll ; il. by Alice 
B. Preston. 84 p. col. front., col. pis. D c. 
'21 Bost., The Stratford Co., 32 Oliver St. 
$1.50 n. 

A story for young girls. 

American Medical Association. Council on 
Pharmacy and Chemistry 

Useful drugs, prepared under the direction 
and supervision of the Council on pharmacy 
and chemistry of the American medical assn. ; 
a list of drugs selected to supply the demand 
for a less extensive materia medica and espe- 
cially to serve as a basis for the teaching of 
these subjects by state licensing boards ; with 
a brief discussion of their actions, uses and 
dosage ; 5th ed. 174 p. D '21 Chic., Ameri- 
can Medical Assn. 60 c. n. 

First published in 1913 under title "A Handbook ot 
Useful Drusrs." 

Archibald, Andrew Webster 

A cruise to the Orient ; the world's greatest 
centres of interest; with 4 maps and 64 illus- 
trations. 284 p. front., pis., maps (part fold.) 
D c. '21 Bost., The Stratford Co. $3.50 n. 

Partial contents: Round about Rome in the foot- 
steps of Paul; Round about Athens: art, literature, 
philosophy and religion; Round about Constantinople: 
crescent and Cross; Round about Jerusalem: the Holy 

Ashley, Roscoe Lewis 

An introduction to modern European civili- 

zation; [with bibliographical notes at the end 
of each chapter.] 95 p. il., col. maps (part 
fold.) D '20 N. Y., Macmillan 60 c. n. 

Automobile (The) green book; v. I, 1921; of- 
ficial guide of the Automobile legal associa- 
tion. New England states and trunk lines 
west and south, front, (fold, map) 780 p. il. 
maps (part fold.) O [c. '21] Indianapolis, 
Ind. & Bost., Scarborough Motor Guide Co. 

Besides New England this volume includes routes 
in Xew Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, together 
with information as to garages and hotels. 

Barker, J. A. 

Present-day commercial French correspon- 
dence. 96 p. D [n. d.] N. Y., Button $1.25 

Partial contents: Quotations and orders; Replies to 
quotations; Shipping; Credits and drafts; Information 
re standing of firms; Common errors. 

Barnabas, Saint 

The epistle of Barnabas ; ed. by T. W. Cra- 
fer, D.D. [written in Greek.] 32 p. D (Texts 
for students, no. 14) N. Y., Macmillan pap. 
20 c. n. 

Baughman, Herschel Ray Austin 

Baughman's buyer and seller; [i6th ed.], 
1921; [tabs, and ready-reckoner for the lum- 
ber trade.] 325 p. tabs. D [c. '21] India- 
napolis, Ind., [Author] $3; leath. $5; mor. 

Lumber tables of over 15,000 different sizes and 
lengths, interest and ton tables. The new material 
includes surveying, or measuring without board rule; 
to figure small fractional sizes; metric system, and 
additional weights and measures. 


A concordance to the Old and New Testa- 
ments ; carefully compared with the author- 
ized version and containing all the principal 
common words and proper names in alpha- 
betical order. 211 p. S c. '21 N. Y., Ameri- 
can Bible Society, Bible House, Astor Pi". 
40 c. 

Barbee Lindsey 

The empty house; a comedy-drama in three acts 
and epilogue. 112 p. S (Denison select plays) 
[c. 21] Chic., T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 35 c. 
Bauer, Clyde Max, and Herald, Frank A. 

Lignite in the western part of the Fort Berthold 

Indian reservation south of Missouri river, North 
Dakota; Contributions to economic geology, 1921, 
pt. 2; pub. Dec. 3, 1921. various paging tabs., fold, 
charts, fold, maps in pocket O (Dept. of the In- 
terior; U. S. Geol. Survey; Bull. 726-0 Wash., D. C., 
Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

January 21, 1922 

Bode, Boyd Henry 

Fundamentals of education. 11+245 p. D 
(The modern teachers' ser.) c. '21 N. Y., 
Macmillan $1.40 n. 

Partial contents: Educational values; Education 
and democracy; Interest, duty and ideals: Training in 
thinking; The doctrine of mental states; Consciousness 
as behavior; Education and philosophy. There are 
bibliographical notes at the end of each chapter. 

Bolas, Bernard D. 

A handbook of laboratory glass-blowing ; 
with numerous diagrs. in the text by Naomi 
Bolas. 6+106 p. D '21 N. Y., Dutton $1.50 

Partial contents: Easy examples of laboratory 
glass-blowing; Cutting and sealing tubes; Glass, its 
composition and characteristics; Extemporised glass- 
blowing apparatus. 

BorgonginiDuca, Francesco 

The word of God ; a series of short medi- 
tations on the Sunday Gospels pub. in Rome 
by the Society of Saint Jerome for the dif- 
fusion of the Gospel; tr. by Rev. Francis J. 
Spellman. 6+211 p. D c. '21 N. Y., Mac- 
millan $2 n. 

Boyd, James Oscar, D.D., and others 

Teaching the teacher : a first book in 
teacher training. 214 p. front, (col. map) 
maps D c. '21 Phil.. The Westminster Press 
pap. 60 c. ; 80 c. n. 

Brown, M. Florence 

God the loving father ; primary depart- 
ment, first year, pt. i 10+131 p. music S 
(The Westminster textbooks of religious 
education for church schools .having Sun- 
day, week day, and expressional sessions) 
Phil., The Westminster Press pap. 50 c. n. 

Buchanan, Robert Earle 

Agricultural and industrial bacteriology. 
18+468 p. il. charts tabs. D c. '21 N. Y., 
Appleton $3 n. 

Partial contents: Morphology and classification of 
microorganisms; Methods of study; Microorganisms 
and disease; Sanitary bacteriology. 

Canby, Henry Seidel, and others 

Saturday papers ; essays on literature from 
The Literary Review; the first volume of 
selections from The Literary Review of the 
New York Evening Post. 133 p. D c. '21 
X. Y.. Macmillan bds. $i n. 

Partial contents: Red brick literature: Novels 


nowadays; Shamefaced art; Literary reviralUm- OB 
^ 111 ^ 1 - < te - 

Capablanca, Jose Raul 

Chess fundamentals. 246 p il O c '21 
N. Y., Harcourt, Brace & Co., ' i W. 47 th St 
$2.50 n. 

mSffis ga h mer eral principlcs of che - thru 

Carpenter, Rhys 

The esthetic basis of Greek art of the fifth 
and fourth centuries, B.C. 263 p. S (Bryn 
Mawr notes and monographs, i) c "21 N" Y 
Longmans, Green $1.50 n. 

Contents: The subject matter of Greek art- The 
forms of artistic presentation; The esthetics of Greek 
sculpture and architecture [2 chapter!.] 

Cheney, Elizabeth H. 

The joyous adventures of John and Betty: 
il. by Hattie Longstreet Price. 302 p. front 
pis. D c. '21 Phil., Penn Pub. Co. $1.75 n. 

A story of two children who elect themselves their 
mothers guardian. For boys and girls from 10 to 13. 

Cohen, Octavus Roy 

Gray dusk; [a detective story]. 262 p. D 
(Popular copyrights) [c. '19] X. Y., Gros- 
set & Dunlap, 1140 B'way 75 c. 

Colegrove, Kenneth 

American citizens and their government 
333 P. D [c. '21] N. Y. & Cin., The Abing- 
don Press $1.75 n. 

Partial contents: The national and state constitu- 
tions; Citizenship and suffrage; Political parties and 
platforms; The courts: national and state; State wel- 
fare and administration; Tendencies in the develop- 
ment of our country. 

Collins, Ernestine L. R. 

A garnered autumn sheaf [verse]. 149 p. 
D [c. '21] Bost., Cornhill bds. $1.50 n. 

Colp, Ralph, and Keller, Manelva Wylie 

Textbook of surgical nursing. 23+453 P- 
il. pis. O c. '21 N. Y., Macmillan $3 n. 

A book for the pupil nurse. 

Cope, Z a chary 

The early diagnosis of the acute abdomen. 
15+223 p. front, il. O (Oxford medical 
illustrations) '21 N. Y., Oxford University 
Press $4 n. 

Crafer, Thomas Wilfred, D.D., ed. 

The teaching of the twelve apostles; [writ- 
ten in Greek]. 15 p. D (Texts for students. 
no. 13) '20 N. Y., Macmillan pap. 15 c. n. 

Boyd, George Ray 

Use of explosives in blasting stumps. 15 p. il. O 
(V . S. Dept. of Agriculture; Dept. circular 19; 
Contribution from the Bu. of public roads) Wash. 
D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. sc. 
Branen, Jeff 

The African golf club; a blackface farce. 17 p. 
S (Denison's black-face ser.) [c. '21] Chic., T. S. 
Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 

The battle of Roaring- Bull; a black and copper- 
colored massacre. 18 p. S (Denison's' black-face 
ser.) [c. '21] Chic., T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 

A dark secret; a colored farce of mystery. 18 p. 
S (Denison's black-face ser.) [c. '21] Chic.. T. S. 
Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 

An Irish stew; a one-act farce. 41 p. S (Amateur 
ser.) [c. '21 ] Chic., T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 
Branen, Jeff, and Johnson, Frederick Green 

How to stage a minstrel show; a manual for the 
amateur burnt cork director; U. by HarUa TarbeH: 
65 p. front., il. S [c. '21] Chic., T. S. Denison Co.. 
pap. 35 c. 
Bridgham, Gladys Ruth 

Way down along; a Cape Cod comedy in prologue 
and two acts. 68 p. S (Denison's select play> 
[c. '21] Chic., T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 35 c. 
Cannon, Fanny 

Old maids; a comedy in three acts. 108 p. ! 
(Denison's royalty plays) [c. '] Chic.. T. S 
Bender & Co.. 109 State St. $z n. 
Coker, Robert Ervln 

Natural history and propagation of freh-water 
mussels. various paging (4 p. bibl.) il.. pi. 
(U. S. Bureau of fisheries; Doc. 803); Bull, of the 
Bu. of fisheries, v. 37) 'it Wash.. D. C.. GOT. Pr. 
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The Casket, inc., 487 B'way $6 
Roper, Esther Gertrude, ed. 

Select extracts illustrating Florentine life 
in the fifteenth century. 64 p. (\ l / 2 p. bibl.) 
D (Texts for students, no. 29) '20 N. Y., 
Macmillan pap. 35 c. n. 
Rothbone, R. Ll.B. 

Unit jewellery; a handbook for craftsmen 
in six pts. [sold separately] il. with many 
drawings by the author and with a profusion 
of photographic silhouettes of ornaments and 

details made by him for that purpose as also 
with photographs of tools and of some ex- 
amples of jewellery selected from national 
and private collections ; [introductory preface 
by Cavendish Morton.] various paging fronts, 
il. pis. tabs. O '21 N. Y., Button pap. $1.50 ea. 

Designed for the use of teacliers, providing a series 
of progressive studies, from the simplest to the most 
complex designs. 

Rouillion, Louis 

A course of mechanical drawing, for school 
use and for self-instruction; a practical 
treatise on the art of making working draw- 
ings, lettering and dimensioning; istff ed., 
rev. and enl. 92 p. diagrs. O [c. '21] N. Y., 
The Norman W. Henley Co., 2 W. 45th St. 
$1.50 n. 

Russell, Osborne 

Journal of a trapper ; nine years in the 
Rocky Mountains; 1834-1843; being a gen- 
eral description of the country, climate, 
rivers, lakes, mountains, etc., and a view of 
the life led by a hunter in those regions ; 
[foreword by L, A. York.] 18+149 p. D c. 
'21 Boise, Idaho, Syms, York Co. $5 n. 

Partial contents: Snake Valley a winter resort 
for trappers; In the Yellowstone country; Laughable 
and serious engagements with bands of Blackfeet 
Indians; A winter with the Indians near Great Salt 
Lake; Christmas dinner a PIndian. The appendix 
gives information about trapping wolverine, panther, 
marmot, porcupine, badger, grizzly bear, beaver and 
other animals. 

Schulkers, Robert Franc [Sekatary Hawkins, 

Adventures in Cuba ; or, The Cazanova 
treasure; il. by Carll B. Williams. 409 p. 
front, il. D [c. '21] Cin., Stewart Kidd Co. 
$2 n. 

A story for boys and girls, which has to do with 
treasure hidden by the Cazanova pirates. 

Scott, Harry Fletcher, and Carr, Wilbert 

The development of language ; an element- 
ary study of language history and of the 
growth of our speech for use in schools. 215 p. 
(i% p. bibl.) il. map diagrs. D [c. '21] 
Chic., Scott, Foresman & Co. $1.20 n. 

Sears, George W. 

A systematic qualitative chemical analysis ; 
a theoretical and practical study of an- 
alytical reactions of the more common ions 
of inorganic substances. 6+119 p. il. O '22 
N. Y., Wiley $1.75 n. 

Sekatary Hawkins. Sec* Schulkers, Robert 

Panama Canal 

Laws and regulations governing hunting and 
carrying of arms in force in the Canal Zone; issued 
June isth, 1920. 13 p. fold, map T '21 Mount Hope, 
C. Z., The Panama Canal Press pap. not for sale 
[issued with hunting permits] 

Parker, Mary Moncure 

Mrs. Hoops-Hooper and the Hindu; a comedy in 
one act. 24 p. diagr. S (Amateur ser.) [c. '21] 

-., T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 
Farmer, Sheldon 

High brown breach of promise; a black and tan 
absurdity. 29 p. S (Denison's specialties) [c. '21] 
Chic., T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 30 c. 

Rice, Arthur L. 

The village photographer; an entertainment in one 
act. 26 p. S (Denison's' specialties) [c. '21] Chic., 
T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 30 c. 
Riley, James Whitcomb 

Riley readings with living pictures; a novelty en- 
tertainment; arranged by Laura Christine Wegner. 
27 p. S (Denison's specialties) [c. '21] Chic., T. S. 
Denison & Co. pap. 35 c. 
Shurter, Edwin DuBois 

Selections on American citizenship; for use in the 
declamation contests of the University inter- 
scholastic league, og p. O (Univ. of Texas bull., 
no. 2147) '21 Austin, Tex., University of Texas 
pap. gratis 

January 21, 1922 


Smith, Albert Edward, and Fitzpatrick, 

Vincent de P. 

Cardinal Gibbons, churchman and citizen. 
2nd ed. 301 p. front, pis. pors. D [c. '21] 
Bait, O'Donovan Bros., 221 Park Ave. $1.50 

Squires, Walter Albion 

God revealing His truth; i, Through Patri- 
arch and Prophet ; intermediate department, 
first year, pt. i. 10+264 p. front, (col. map) 
D (The Westminster textbooks of religious 
education for church schools, having Sunday, 
week day, and expressional sessions) c. '21 
Phil., The Westminster Press $1.25 n. 

Stearns, Harold Edmund, ed. 

Civilization in the United States; an in- 
quiry by thirty Americans. 577 p. (24*4 p. 
bibl.) O c. N. Y., Harcourt, Brace & Co., 
i W. 47th St. $5 n. 

This volume contains contributions from John 
Macy; Van Vyyck Brooks, Deems Taylor, H. W. 
Van Loon, Elsie Clews Parsons, Garet Garrett, Ring 
W. Lardner, Frank M. Colby and others. 

Stephens, diaries Asbury 

Immortal life ; how it will be achieved. 
6-|-244 p. O c. '20 Norway Lake, Maine [au- 
thor], The Laboratory $2.50 n. 

Partial contents: Human personality its composite 
and dissoluble nature; Human personality in relation 
to the ether of space; The intimate causes of old age 
and organic death. 

Stumme, E. C., and Company 

Stumme's time calculator; an accurate time 
calculator for time and discount. [367] p. 
O [c. '21 ] Readlyn, la., E. C. Stumme & Co. 
$7-50 n. 

Sue, Eugene, i.e. Marie Joseph Eugene 

The silver cross ; or, The Carpenter of 
Nazareth; a tale of Jerusalem; tr. irom the 
original French by Daniel De Leon. 188 p. 
front, (por.) D '21 c. '09 N. Y., New York 
Labor News Co., 45 Rose St. $2 n. 

Sullivan, John James 
American corporations ; the legal rules gov- 

erning corporate organizations and manage- 
ment; with forms and 51.; 2nd ed rev and 
enlarged. 13+463 p. O '21 c. 'io-' 2 i X V 

Appleton $2.75 n. 

Tappert, Katherine 

Viewpoints in biography; an arrangement 
of books according to their essential interest. 
69 p. O (The viewpoint ser.) '21 Chic 
American Library Assn. Publishing Board. 
78 E. Washington St. pap. 60 c. 

Tarkington, Booth, i. e., Newton Booth 

Clarence; a comedy in four acts. 124 p. 
pis. plans D (French's standard library ed ) 
[c. '211 N. Y., S. French pap. 75 c. 

Tarkington, Booth, i.e. Newton Booth, and 

Street, Julian Leonard 

The country cousin ; a comedy in four acts. 
141 p. pis. diagrs. D (French's standard li- 
brary ed.) [c. '21] N. Y., S. French. 28 W. 
38th St. pap. 75 c. 

Published in 1916 under title "The Ohio Lady." 
Thompson, J. Walter, Company 

Population and its distribution ; compiled 
from the figures of 1920 United States CI-U-H- : 
including distribution of retail and wholesale 
dealers; comp. from trade sources: 3rd ed. 
10+335 P- maps tabs. O [c. '21] N. Y.. 
Walter Thompson Co., 244 Madison Ave. 

This edition lists all towns in the United State* 
down to 500 inhabitants with their counties. There 
is trade information concerning thirty separate classi- 
fications of dealers, wholesale and retail, in the 
leading trades. These classifications give the number 
of dealers in each city of 50,000 and over, a* well 
as by states. It also furnishes an analysis rf markets. 

Tippett, Irene Cowan 

An American princess : and other sketches. 
62 p. front, pis. nar. D [c. '21] Dothan, Ala.. 
[Author] $i ; $1.50 n. 

The story of Catherine Willis Gray, the America* 
girl who married Prince Achille Murat. son of the 
King of Naples, who lived for years in Tallahi 
and St. Augustine, Florida. 

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Siebenthal, Claude Ellsworth, and Stoll, A. 

Zinc in 1920. various, paging tabs. charts. O 
(Dept. of the Interior; U. S. Geol. Survey) '21 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Smith, Frank 

Distribution of the fresh-water sponges of North 
America, various paging (5 p. bibl.) O (Division 
of the Natural history survey, v. 14; Bull, article 
a) 'ai Urbana, 111., State of Illinois Dept. of 
Registration and Education pap. 
Smith, Longfield 

Sugar cane in St. Croix. 23 p. il. map pi. O (Vir- 
gin Islands of the U. S. ; Agricultural experiment 
station; Bull. no. 2) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., 
Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Smithsonian Institution 

Thirty-fifth annual report of the Bureau of Amer- 
ican ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian 
institution; 1913-1914; in two parts; pt. 2; [contain- 
ing Ethnology of the Kwakiutl (continued), based on 
data collected by George Hunt; by Franz Boas, 
Index.] various paging '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. 
Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. $1.50 
Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 

On a new silurid fish from the Yalu River, South 
Manchuria. 2 p. O (No. 2408; from the proceedings 
of the United States National Museum, v. 60) '21 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Stoddard, B. H. 

Gems and precious stones in 1920; Mineral re- 
sources of the U. S., 1020; pt. 2; pub. Dec. jg. 19*1. 
various paging tabs. O (Dept. of the Interior: 
Geol. Survey) Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. 
of Doc. pap. 

Stratton, Wade 

Almost an actor; Coontown crossfire. 9 p. S (Deni- 
son's blackface ser.) [c. '21] Chtc., T. S. Denison ft 
Co. pap. 25 c. 

A burnt cork barrage; minstrel material with a 
military flavor for the "vets" to use in their shows. 
22 p. S (Denison's black-face ser.) [c. 'ai ] Chic.. 
T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 

Cash money; a minstrel spree for three, up. 
(Denison's black-face ser.) [c. 'ai] Chic.. T. SL 
Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 

Fu'st aid to Cupid; or. The sham doctor. 14 P- 
S (Denison's black-face ser.) [c. 'ail Chic.. T. S. 
Denison & Co. pap. 25 c. 

Hitting the African harp; a black-face sketch if 
a banjo duo. 6 p. S (Denison's black-face er ) 
[c. 21 ] Chic.. T. S. Denison & Co. pap. as c. 

Kiss me, Camille!; or. The stage-struck darky: a 
blackface novelty. 12 p. S (Denison's black-face 
ser.) [c. '21] Chic., T. S. Denison & Co. pap. 
as c. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Tipping, Henry Avray 

English homes ; period 5, v. i ; Early 
Georgian, 1714-1760. 43+357 P- front, pis. 
plans F '21 N. Y., Scribner $25 n. 

A history of this period with outstanding examples 
of famous houses in England and Wales, showing 
plans, interiors, and exteriors. 

Tuberville, Arthur Sanley 

Mediaeval heresy and the inquisition. 6+ 
264 p. O '21 N. Y., Dutton $4 n. 

A brief account of the principal heresies of the 
Middle Ages, and of the attitude of the Church 
towards them. 

Turner, John P. 

Ringworm and its successful treatment ; il. 
hy 8 half-tone engravings ; [with an introd. 
Walter S. Cornell.] 62 p. S c. '21 Phil., 
F. A. Davis Co., 1914 Cherry St. $i n. 

Partial contents:: The, history, pathology and 
diagnosis of the ringworm, [3 chapters]; How ring- 
worm is spread; When is a ringworm cured? 

Vance, Louis Joseph 

The dark mirror; il. by Rudolph Tandler. 

368 p. front, pis. D (Popular copyrights) 

[c. '20] N. Y., Grosset & Dunlap 75 c. 

Walker, Stuart 

Portmanteau adaptations ; ed. and with an 
introd. by Edward Hale Bierstadt. 229 p. 
front, pis. pors. D [c. '21] Cin., Stewart 
Kidd Co. $2.50 n. 

Contents: Gammer Gurton's needle; The birthday 
of the Infanta; Sir David wears a crown; Nelli- 

Ward, Mrs. Florence Jeannette Baier 

Phyllis Anne. 3+245 p. D [c. '21] N. Y., 
J. A. McCann $1.90 n. 

Watson, John [Ian Maclaren, pseud.] 

Beside the bonnie brier bush ; il. with scenes 
from the photoplay. 327 p. Front, pis. D 

(Popular copyrights) [c. '94] N. Y., Grosset 
& Dunlap 75 c. 

Weaver, Bennett 

The garden of seven trees ; with a foreword 
by William Johnston [verse]. 11+183 P- D 
[c. '21 ] Bost., Cornhill $1.50 n. 

White, George Starr 

Youth obtained and retained. 283 p. il. D 
[c. '21 ] Los Angeles, Cal., [Author], 327 S. 
Alvarado St. $4 bxd. 

Whittingham, George Napier 

The home of fadeless splendor ; or, Pales- 
tine of today ; with a foreword by Major- 
General Sir Arthur Wigram Money ; il. with 
16 etchings and maps by B. C. Boulter, and 
8 col. pis. by Stanley Inchbold. 17+360 p. O 
['21] N. Y., Dutton $10 n. 

A study of the Holy Land, its past history and 
its conditions today after centuries of Turkish rule. 

Wike, Hamilton 

Mother Owl ; [legends and stories of ani- 
mals.] 128 p. col. front, il. col. pis. D ['21] 
Phil., National Publishing Co., 239 S. Amer- 
ican St. 50 c. 

Wildman, Edwin 

Famous leaders of industry ; 2nd ser. ; the 
life stories of boys who have succeeded. 3+ 
339 p. front, pors. O '21 Bost., Page Co. 

$2 n. 

Young, Ernest W. 

Comments on the Interchurch report on the 
steel strike of 1919. 88 p. [c. '21] Bost., 
Badger $1.50 n. 

Partial contents: The report commendable; Where- 
in lies the responsibility for failure?; Working and 
living conditions in steel making; Bolshevism. 

Tobey, Marian E., comp. 

A guide for grown-ps to books of prose and poetry 
for wee little folks and big little folks; [preface 
by Frank Da'vid Boynton.] 16 p. O (Our point of 
view; v. 4, no. 6, Dec., 1921) Ithaca, N. Y., Ithaca 
Public Schools, English Dept. pap. 

Tuplin, Frank Folland 

A treatise on silver fox farming. 32 p. il. por. O 
[c. '21] Alpine, Mich., [Author] $1.50 
Union (The) lesson guide and Golden-text book for 
1922; containing the improved uniform lessons, 
Golden-texts, and daily home readings; With other 
helpful material for Sunday-school workers; for 
ready reference in pocket or Bible. 30 p. map Tt 
Phil., American Sunday-School Union, 1816 Chestnut 
St. pap. 

U. S. Bureau of Fisheries 

Canned salmon: pink and chun; with recipes for 
using them. 7 p. il. O (Department of Commerce; 
Economic circular no. 48) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. 
Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

University of Chicago. Dept. of English, Univer- 
sity High School 

Standard usage in English; standards of capital- 
ization, punctuation, handwriting, spelling, and sen- 
tence structure, required of all classes in the Uni- 
versity high school. 24 p. facsms. O [c. '21] Chic., 
Univ. of Chicago Press pap. 25 c. n. 

Ur?nium in steel; the history and function of -this 

element in the making of uranium steels; with 

analytical methods and test charts. 32 p. il. D 

[c. '21] Pittsburgh, Pa., Standard Alloys Co., Vana- 
dium Bldg. 

Walcott, Charles Doolittle 

Cambrian geology and paeon tology; 4; No. 7, Notes 
on structures of neolenus; with pis. 91 to 105. vari- 
ous paging pis. (part, fold.) O (Smithsonian mis- 
cellaneous collections; v. 67, no. 7; pub. 2584) >2 i 
Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 70 c. 
Well-planned (The) kitchen; [including a list of 

Agriculture dept. pub. of interest in connection 
with this circular.] 8 p. O (U. S. Dept. of Agricul- 
ture; Dept. circular 189; Contributions from the 
States relations service) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. 
Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 5 c. 
West, Mary Mills [Mrs. Max West] 

Infant care; rev. ed. 112 p. forms pi. O (U. S. 
Dept. of Labor; Children's bureau; Care of children 
ser., no. 2; Bureau pub. no. 8) '21 Wash., D. C., 
i"v. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 10 c. 
Wilson, H. W., Company 

Style book; a compilation of rules governing the 
style used in setting the publications of the H. W. 
"'ilson Company. 86 p. D '21 N. Y.. H. W. Wilson 
Co.. 060 University Ave. pap. 
Wisconsin reading circles; under the auspices of 

the Wisconsin teacher's assn.; annual of 1921-1922; 
list of books, regulations, diplomas and seals, certifi- 
cates, promotion of reading circle activity, etc.; 
foster patriotism by promoting good reading; issued 
by the State reading circle board. 67 p. facsms. pis. 
forms il. O '21 Madison, Wis., Superintendent of 
Public Property pap. 

January 21, 1922 


Rare Books, Autographs and Prints 

A collection of woodcuts by John J. A. Mur- 
phy much in the style of early wood en- 
graving is on view at the Keppel Galleries. 

A large and handsome collection of eighteenth 
century mezzotint portraits is on exhibition at 
the Knoedler Galleries. 


The Kennedy Galleries are showing a collec- 
tion of the etchings of Anders Zorn of varied 
character and including some rare plates and 
beautiful impressions. 

John Drinkwater's new book of poems "Seeds 
of Time" contains twelve sonnets with the 
general title "Persuasion." These sonnets have 
been privately printed in an edition limited to 
fifty copies. 


Mrs. Louis Prang of Boston has given the 
New York Public Library a complete set of the 
publishers' proofs of the publicatoins of L. 
Prang & Company, the famous art publishing 
firm, in sixteen large volumes. 

The Kent Memorial Library of Suffield, 
Mass., has lately come into the possesssion of a 
complete file of The Impartial Herald, pub- 
lished in Suffield toward the end of the eight- 
eenth century. The paper appears to be un- 
known to bibliographers and this file is probably 

Rare Americana, including early almanacs, 
broadsides, Massachusetts sessions laws, pam- 
phlets on the Whiteleld controversy, books con- 
cerning the Revolutionary War, the early his- 
tory of California, the overland route and a few 
miscellaneous autographs, will be sold by the 
Heartman Auction Company. Inc., at Perth Am- 
i civ. X. J., January 28. 

A long series of books illustrated by Arthur 
Rackham was recentlv sold at Sotheby's in Lon- 
don. Limited editions of Irving's "Rip Van 
Winkle" and Barrie's "Peter Pan" brought 15 
each. Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's 
Dream," and Wagner's "Ring of the Nibelung," 
4 iss. each ; and two copies of Fouque's "Un- 
dine" 2 i8s. each. 

The story of "Stephen Dave and His Succes- 
sors," the first printers of Massachusetts, is told 
in a little volume issued in a limited edition by 
the University Press of Cambridge. The book 
is illustrated with sketches by George F. Tren- 
holm. One of those shows the first printing 
press brought to this country, from which the 
first newspaper in Vermont was printed, and 
now .preserved in the State Capitol at Mont- 

The bibliographical points of Conrad's 
"Chance" have now got pretty well straightened 

out. It appears that that there are four issues 
of the genuine first edition: the 1913 title print- 
ed on a half sheet; the 1913 title on a single 
leaf tipped in ; the 1914 title printed on a single 
leaf tipped in ; and the 1914 title printed on a 
half sheet. Two forgeries have been discov- 
ered : one of the 1913 title on a half sheet and 
the other of the 1913 title on a single leaf 
tipped in. 

Books, illuminated and other manuscript-* 
from the libraries of John Inglis. Lord Justice 
General of Scotland, comprising fine 1'rench 
and Scottish bindings, first and early editions 
of /Milton and Defoe, early works relating to 
Mary Queen of Scotts; a collection of Kelm- 
scott, Doves and other presses, the property of 
Wilfred Buckley ; and other consignments, in- 
cluding first editions of Kipling, Dickens, and 
other English authors, and such rarities as the 
"Nuremberg Chronicle." 1493, Drayton'* 
"Poems," 1619, a fine Flemish illuminated Ho- 
rae, and a French illuminated Horae, will be 
sold at Sotheby's in London, January 30, 31, 

and February i. 


A notable collection of first editions, colored 
plate books, association books and manuscripts, 
comprising portions of the libraries of Frede- 
rick Corder of London, David G. Joyce of Chi- 
cago, and Captain E. W. Martindell of Ash- 
ford, England, together with upwards of a score 
of smaller consignments will be sold by the 
American Art Association January 26 and 27. 
The most important part of the sale is the Cor- 
der collection consisting of first editions of 
Dickens and Thackeray and books illustrated 
by Rowlandson and Cruikshank and other au- 
thors and illustrators of the same period. There 
are also some very extraordinary association 
books, collected sets of first editions of mod- 
ern authors, first editions of Kipling and many 
interesting drawings and" manuscripts. \h' 
gether this is one of the most important sales 
of the season. 

The collection of first editions, letters, manu- 
scripts, drawings and portraits of Thackeray 
gathered by Henry Sayre Van Duzer, of this 
city, comprising 350 lots, will be sold at the An- 
derson Galleries February 6 and 7- The col 
lection of first editions is very complete includ- 
ing superb copies of such earlv rarities as "The 
Snob," "The Gownsman." "The Exquisites.' 
"King Glumpus." and "The Second Funeral of 
Napoleon." The novels. "Vanitv Fair.' 
Newcomes," "Pendennis," and "The Virginians 
in parts, are said to be more nearly perfect 
any that have hitherto appeared in the auctK 
room. The autograph letters, manuscripts and 
drawings and portraits, including more 
hundred lots, contains some verv interesting a 
valuable material. This is generally concedec 
to be one of the most important sales of 
erav material ever sold on either side of ' 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Atlantic and will undoubtedly make one of the 
most interesting sales of the year here. 


The sale of miscellaneous autograph letters 
and manuscripts at the American Galleries on 
January 9, was very successful, 294 lots bring- 
ing $7,908.60. An A. L. S. of Jane Austen, 
4 pp. Oct. 26, 1813, brought $155 ; an A. L. S. 
of Charlotte Bronte, signed "C. Bell," 8 pp. 
May I, 1848, $95 ; an A. L. S. of Elizabeth Bar- 
rett Browning to Thackeray, 2 pp. April 13, 
1861, $72.50; an A. L. S. of Lord Byron, 3 pp. 
Oct. 5, 1814, denying his engagement to Miss 
Milbanks, afterwards Lady Byron, $250; an 
A. L. S. of Benjamin Franklin, 2 pp., Passy, 
Sept. 7, 1793, referring to the Peace Treaty, 
$145; an A- L. S. of Goethe, 3 pp., Weimar, 
Oct. 21, 1790, $125 ; an A. L. S. of Kipling, i p. 
n. p. or d., to Prof. Dowden on Irish affairs, 
$70; an A. L. S. of Charles Lamb, 2 pp., Sept. 
10, 1825, $135; a musical manuscript of 
Mendelssohn, a sonata for B clarinet and piano, 
17 pp., bound in marbled boards, $155 ; and an 
autograph letter of Washington, 3 pp., Mount 
Vernon, Aug. 22, 1785, $215. William R. 
Hearst was the heaviest private buyer and 
Gabriel Wells among the dealers. 

Sometime since Albert E. Gallatin wrote an 
essay on "Modern Fine Printing in America," 
inspired by the exhibition of fine printing under 
the auspices of the American Art Institute in 
1920, which has recently been privately printed. 
Writing of Bruce Rogers he says : 

"No printer has shown as great versatility 
and variety in his work as has Mr. Bruce Rog- 
ers. Quite different in format are the ninety- 
seven volumes designed by Mr. Rogers up to 
1916, which are listed in one of the publications 
of the Carteret Book Club of Newark. Design- 
ing his own types, as many printers did until 
the seventeenth century (and cut their punches 
as well), drawing or engraving his own initial 
letters and headpieces, designing his bindings, 
in addition to laying out his books, the volumes 
of Mr. Rogers are as distinctive as those print- 
ed at the Kelmscott, Doves and other English 
presses. What Mr. Rogers has done, however, 
is a far greater achievement than that accom- 
plished by any other of these presses : for one 
thing, and this is an important one, his books 
are meant to be read and are not merely objets 
d'art. Mr. Rogers' volumes range all the way 
from a large folio, with illuminated roundels 
inspired by a thirteenth century manuscript, to 
a three-volume edition of Montaigne's "Essays," 
in folio, the "History of Oliver and Arthur." 
set in black letter, to a diminutive edition of 
"Ecclesiastes." Other volumes include an elab- 
orate book on Geoffrey Tory, an extremely 
beautiful edition of Chaucer's "Parlement of 
Foules," printed in black, red and blue, with 
gold initials, and an altogether delightful volume 
entitled "Franklin and His Press at Passy." 
which has been printed for the Grolier Club. 
Every one of these books is distinguished for 
the technical excellence of its layout; the two 

pages are properly considered as being a unit, 
the margins are of correct and pleasing propor- 
tions, the type is always clear and of the right 
size for the page, the composition is faultless, 
and the decorations are always suitable and 
form an integral part of the whole." 

A. W. Pollard of the British Museum some- 
time ago declared that Mr. Rogers was the 
"most vital force in modern typography" and 
wrote about his work quite as appreciatively as 
Mr. Gallatin. It is the "versatility," practical 
beauty and vital force" of his bookmaking 
that is the secret of his wide recognition and 
growing popularity among booklovers and col- 
lectors. The books printed by him have been 
steadily increasing in value for several years. 
Based upon real merit, and not a mere fashion, 
the collectors of Mr. Rogers' books are sure to 
grow in numbers among all who care for beau- 
tiful and appropriate typography. 

F. M. H. 

Auction Calendar 

Monday and Tuesday evenings, February 6th and 
7th, at 8:15. A Thackeray library collected by 
Henry Sayre Van Duzer of New York. (Items 350.) 
The Anderson Galleries, 489 Park Avenue, New 
York City. 

Catalogs Received 

Americana, books and pamphlets about the Ameri- 
can Indians. (Part, i; No. 15; Items 2647.) The 
Aldine Book Co., 436 4th Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Association books, presentation copies, original 

manuscripts, etc. (Xo. 113; Items 569..) C. Get 
hardt, 25 West 42nd Street, New York City. 

Books new and old, including American Colonies, 
journalism, poetry, politics, travel, art and allied 
subjects with a few standard sets. (Part 2; No. 38; 
Items 545.) A. J. Huston, 92 Exchange Street, Port- 
land, Me. 

Educational books, new and second-hand for schools, 
colleges and self-tuition. (No. 2.) W. & G. Foylt, 
Ltd., 12 1 --125 Charing Cross Road, London, W. C. 2 

New and second-hand books dealing with India, 
China and Japan and the adjacent countries. 
(No. 179; Items 791.) B. H. Blackwell, Ltd., 50 and 
51, Broad Street, Oxford, England. 

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not rules 

TWENTY-THREE years ago Elbert Hubbard 
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America has been waiting for 


Frank A. Vanderlip 

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January 28, 1922 

"/ hold every man a debtor to his profession, 
from the which, as men oj course do seek to 
receive countenance and profit, so ought they of 
duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, 
to be a help and ornament thereunto." BACON. 

The Year's Significance 

THE year of 1921 has been a year of 
book-trade emphasis on distribution and 
one of proper caution in the expansion of 
the number of titles. England, as usual, leads 
the United States in totals and this year has 
nearly 10,000 bound volumes compared to a 
little over 6,400 new books and new editions in 
this country. 

It is always regretted in any summary of 
bookselling conditions that there are no facts 
by which to record the total number of books 
made rather than the total number of titles is- 
sued. In many other industries, there are 
complete records of output, so that the gen- 
eral progress and development can be clearly 
charted. In bookselling, however, there is 
no agency for gathering such figures and no 
present means of getting them together. If 
yearly figures could be had from the principal 
edition book binders of the country, which are 
largely located in the big cities, there could 
probably be a clearer understanding of the 
total output than thru any other means. With 
but slightly fewer titles than a year ago, the 
total sales have undoubtedly increased, judging 
by the reports from publishers, and if com- 
plete statistics could be had from the retailers, 
an even better showing would probably be 
made, as for the first months of the year re- 
tailers were busy cutting down their stock by 
turning every possible item into sales. Jobbers 
and mail order houses had the same need of 
curtailing stock investment. 

The Year Round Bookselling Campaign has . 
been the most significant development of the 
year, as it has crystalized the book-trade 
sentiment of placing more emphasis on the 
perfecting of the distributing machinery and 
on the need of reaching the public with 
propaganda of book ownership. Those 
who study such statistics as from time 
to time appear about distribution in various 

other fields are repeatedly struck with the 
potential possibilities of the book market if 
lull headway could be reached, l-'iyun-s i>riiit- 
cd elsewhere in this number point to the fact 
that the phonograph manufacturers expect to 
sell as many records in 1922 as all the book 
publishers combined, including the schoolbook 
manufacturers, will sell books, or will sell as 
many records as all the books circulated in 
our public libraries. But in spite of the shock 
of such figures, gain has been made, and, in 
a year when many businesses have been suf- 
fering curtailment, books have noticeably gone 

Another significant aspect of the year has 
been the increased co-operation between vari- 
ous groups interested in the distribution of 
books. The work of the American Library 
Association has broadened in its scope to in- 
clude a much more varied stimulation of read- 
ing and library extension. The National Edu- 
cation Association has been discussing the 
wider place of general reading in the cur- 
riculum and the importance of libraries in 
every school building, however small. The 
government has continued its appropriation for 
books in the Navy, and the Army appropria- 
toin, tho curtailed, is still going on. 

It has been a record year of new book- 
stores, and all jobbers report many new ac- 
counts. The material published by the Na- 
tional Association of Book Publishers on book- 
store promotion and management has been 
very widely called for and is bringing in a 
steady increase of inquiries. These are signifi- 
cant indications of the healthiness of the book- 

The year's analysis of the cost of book- 
making as printed in the PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY 
of January i;th has shown that the manufac- 
turing costs have not receded enough to give 
promise of lower prices for the year except 
in the competitive lines where reductions in 
paper and in binding have made changes pos- 

Jn the years after the Civil \Var, when similar 
and even greater increases in books were 
necessary, the reductions that finally came 
were the result of the perfecting of new 
methods of manufacture, from new paper 
machinery and perfected printing presses 
rather than in decreases in the elements that 
had previously gone into manufacturing costs. 
It seems likely that a similar situation will 
obtain in the coming years. If the book 

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Pancoast's Surgery, 4to 10.00 4,000 

Rayer, Ricord, and Moreau's Sur- 
gical Works (translation) 15.00 S,30O 

Webster's Works, 6 vols 2.00 46,800 

Kent's Commentaries, 4 vols 3.38 84,000 

"Next to Chancellor Kent's work comes 
Greenleaf on Evidence, 3 vols., $16.50; the sale 
of which has been exceedingly great, but what 
has been its extent, I cannot say. 

"Of Blatchford's General Statutes of New 
York, a local work, price $4.50, the sale has 
been 3,000; equal to almost 30,000 of a similar 
work for the United Kingdom. 

"How great is the sale of Judge Story's 
books can be judged only from the fact that 
the copyright now yields, and for years past 
has yielded, more than $8,000 per annum. Of 
the sale of Mr. Prescott's works little is cer- 
tainly known, but it cannot, I understand, 
have been less than 160,000 volumes. That of 
Mr. Bancroft's History has already risen, cer- 

tainly, to 30,000 copies, and I am told it is 
considerably more; and yet even that is a sale, 
for such a work, entirely unprecedented. 

"Of the works of Hawthorne. Longfellow, 
Bryant, Willis, Curtis, Sedgwick, and numer- 
ous others, the sale is exceedingly great; but, 
as not even an approximation to the true 
amount can be offered, I must leave it to you 
to judge of it by comparison with those of 
less popular authors above enumerated. In 
several of these cases, beautifully illustrated 
editions have been published, of which large 
numbers have been sold. Of Mr. Longfellow's 
volume there have been no less than ten edi- 
tions. These various facts will probably suffice 
to satisfy you that this country presents a 
market for books of almost every description 
unparalleled in the world." 

For a population that had but recently passed 
the Mississippi, this showing now appears re- 

The Year Gone By 

ALL things considered the book business 
in 1921 appears to have fared ' better 
than almost any other line of merchan- 
dising, according to the statisticians and the stu- 
dents of the business barometer as analysed in 
the monthly surveys. It maintained, its old time 
reputation of being the last to feel the pinch 
of hard times and the first to recover when 
the tide has a favorable turn. 

A glance at the records of the year shows 
but few business failures in the book-trade 
and those wholly of minor importance. Two 
of tihe speciality publishing houses were com- 
pelled to ask for extensions of credit but both 
were quietly financed with satisfactory results 
and without needless publicity. 

One of the two outstanding features of the 
development of trade during the year was the 
splendid fundamental work of the National 
Association of Book Publishers. Its campaign 
for Year-Round Bookselling brought very en- 
couraging results. Its work was planned with 
such thoroness and wisdom that everyone clown 
to the most skeptia-1 approved its methods 
and was benefited by the outcome. The other 
striking feature due largely to the Associa- 
tion's campaign was the unusually large num- 
ber of ventures in bookselling. More shops 
were opened during the year than were reported 
in any two years in the history of the American 
book trade and reports show that most of them 
are well satisfied with the first results and 
encouraged with the prospects. These shops 
generally followed the present commendable 
trend of selecting distinctive names. 

Among the new shops recorded during the 
year were Aries Book Shop, Buffalo ; Artemesia 
Bookshop, San Diego; Land of Story Books, 
New York; Story Book Shop, New York; 
Frank Coombs, Bay Shore, N. Y.; Dixie 
Terminal Bookshop, Cincinnati; Neighborhood 
Bookshop, New York; Miss Kitty's Bookshop, 
New York; Alexander Hamilton Bookshop, 

Paterson, N. J. ; F. M. Behymer, St. Louis; 
M. E. Blatt Department Store, Atlantic City; 
Blue Book Room, Seattle ; Book and Art Shop, 
South Haven, Midi., Brick Row Book Shop, 
Princeton ; Lloyd E. Buchman, Allentown, Pa. ; 
Campion Bookshop, Toledo; Louis H. Cou- 
lomb, Philadelphia; Douglas Bookshop, De- 
troit; Elizabeth Book Company, Elizabeth, 
N. J.; H. V. Jackson, San Jose, Calif.; Lo- 
cust Street Bookshop, Philadelphia; London 
Bookshop, New York; Hector McQuarrie, 
!!ew York; Paul Morphy Bookshop, New Or- 
leans; City Book Shop, Atlantic City; Ritz- 
Carlton Bookshop, Atlantic City; Silberman- 
Sayers Book and Art Shop, Chicago; Studio 
Bookshop, Chicago ; Studio Book Shop, Mi- 
ami, Fla. ; and Miss White's Book Shop, Mt. 
Vernon, N. Y. 

In the more exciting field of selling that 
of selling by caravan the house of Appleton 
tried it out with an automobile during the sum- 
mer on Long Island with its many vacation 
colonies, and met with very considerable suc- 
cess under the management of E. J. Clode, Jr. 
The caravan of the Boys & Girls Bookshop 
of Boston again made a summer tour of New 

Another noteworthy development in the book- 
field during the year was the increased pub- 
licity given by a number of daily papers in 
the large cities to book reviews and literary 
news and gossip, to keep in closer touch with 
the greater interest of the public in books 
and reading. 

The death list of 1921 included among au- 
thors of note Frederick Upham Adams, Austin 
Dobson. H. M. Hyndman, Dr. Morris Jastrow, 
Tr., Mrs. Molesworth, Edgar Saltus, Harriet 
Prescott Spofford. Florence Barclav, John Bur- 
roughs, E. W. Hornunr. T. ! G. Huneker and 
F. C. Phillips. 

Among publishers who passed from the 
scene were George Mifflin, M. D. Berlitz, and 

January 28, 1922 

American Book Production, 1921 

THE American book production statistics 
for 1921 based on the number of books re- 
corded by the PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY during 
that year show a decrease of but 93 in com- 
parison with the figures for 1920, in fact the 
smallest loss since 1917 (1920, 172; 1919, 643; 
1918, 823; 1917, 385). There were in fact 137 
more new books published in 1921 than in 1920, 
but new editions decreased by 78 and 352 fewer 
pamphlets were recorded. 

Books by American authors again lost as well 
as books by foreign authors manufactured in 

America, but importations have increased by 
356. Thirteen classes show gains of which the 
most marked are : Science, 161 ; Geography and 
Travel, 106; Juveniles, 77, and Fine Arts, 65. 
With the exception of Fiction which in 1919 
was among the gaining classes (250), the in- 
creases are, for the most part, along the same 
lines as last year. 

In addition to Fiction which shows a drop 
of 182, the other heaviest losses are Sociology 
and History, each showing a decrease of 137, 
and Agriculture, 121. 

For 1921 

For 1920* 









Technical Books . . 
Medicine. Hygiene 


Domestic Economy 


Fine Arts 


Games, Amusement 
General Literature 
Poetry and Drama 


Juvenile Books . . . 


Geography, Travel 
Biog'y, Genealogy 
Gen. Works, Misc. 












24 46 

460 41 94 

355 34 233 

in 22 58 

in 14 91 

165 33 43 

227 61 385 

331 83 148 

169 86 44 

64 19 86 

38 4 





8 34 
6 16 



296 34 

263 49 loo 

683 277 12 

482 65 29 

376 48 148 

216 45 67 

297 19 46 
49 7 18 

By Origin 






.'93 -'0 

4<?5 10 











765 169 
476 39 





54 269 

zoo 595 

99 622 

II 191 

27 216 

72 241 
9/ 673 

109 562 

59 299 

22 169 

4 6 3 

24 267 

54 195 

18 75 

18 87 

100 409 

73 512 
38 972 
61 576 

131 572 

83 328 

93 362 

n 74 




144 22 

271 14 

21 3 

209 33 32 

467 37 161, 

353 43 363 

39 57 j 

10 123 

54 49 

182 49 281 

259 93 183 

132 75 83 

18 223 

6 21 { 




144 24 

94 6 

44 5 

50 10 52 

248 53 50 

409 44 105 
778 345 31 

410 67 22 
36 172 


5438 1008 1883 6326 451 1352 8329 5101 1086 2235 6831 615 '976 8422 

By Origin 

American Authors 






4 6 




263 30 

437 63 

861 232 

422 31 

542 36 

168 17 

213 32 

29 o 

43 274 

109 665 

55 759 
7 166 

20 234 

51 244 

56 512 
59 535 
jo 290 

11 200 
3 49 
7 246 

39 130 

6 72 

12 112 
58 351 

58 558 

61 1154 

46 499 

133 7ii 

37 222 

69 314 

6 35 

These figures include pamphlets of which 2853 were recorded in 1919. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Pancoast's Surgery, 4to 10.00 4,000 

Rayer, Ricord, and Moreau's Sur- 
gical Works (translation) 15.00 S,5<>o 

Webster's Works, 6 vols 2.00 46,800 

Kent's Commentaries, 4 vols 3.38 84,000 

"Next to Chancellor Kent's work comes 
Greenleaf on Evidence, 3 vols., $16.50; the sale 
of which has been exceedingly great, but what 
has been its extent, I cannot say. 

"Of Blaitchford's General Statutes of New 
York, a local work, price $4.50, the sale has 
been 3,000; equal to almost 30,000 of a similar 
work for the United Kingdom. 

"How great is the sale of Judge Story's 
books can be judged only from the fact that 
the copyright now yields, and for years past 
has yielded, more than $8,000 per annum. Of 
the sale of Mr. Prescott's works little is cer- 
tainly known, but it cannot, I understand, 
have been less than 160.000 volumes. That of 
Mr. Bancroft's History has already risen, cer- 

tainly, to 30,000 copies, and I am told it is 
considerably more; and yet even that is a sale, 
for such a work, entirely unprecedented. 

"Of the works of Hawthorne, Longfellow, 
Bryant, Wiljis, Curtis, Sedgwick, and numer- 
ous others, the sale is exceedingly great; but, 
as not even an approximation to the true 
amount can be offered, I must leave it to you 
to judge of it by comparison with those of 
less popular authors above enumerated. In 
several of these cases, beautifully illustrated 
editions have been published, of which large 
numbers have been sold. Of Mr. Longfellow's 
volume there have been no less than ten edi- 
tions. These various facts will probably suffice 
to satisfy you that this country presents a 
market for books of almost every description 
unparalleled in the world." 

For a population that had but recently passed 
the Mississippi, this showing now appears re- 

The Year Gone By 

ALL things considered the book business 
in 1921 appears to have fared better 
than almost any other line of merchan- 
dising, according to the statisticians and the stu- 
dents of the business barometer as analysed in 
the monthly surveys. It maintained its old time 
reputation of being the last to feel the pinch 
of hard times and the first to recover when 
the tide has a favorable turn. 

A glance at the records of the year shows 
but few business failures in the book-trade 
and those wholly of minor importance. Two 
of the specialty publishing houses were com- 
pelled to ask for extensions of credit but both 
were quietly financed with satisfactory results 
and without needless publicity. 

One of the two outstanding features of the 
development of trade during the year was the 
splendid fundamental work of the National 
Association of Book Publisthers. Its campaign 
for Year-Round Bookselling brought very en- 
couraging results. Its work was planned with 
such thoroness and wisdom that everyone down 
to the most skeptici-l approved its methods 
and was benefited by the outcome. The other 
striking feature due largely to the Associa- 
tion's campaign was the unusually large num- 
ber of ventures in bookselling. More shops 
were opened during the year than were reported 
in any two years in the history of the American 
book trade and reports show that most of them 
are well satisfied with the first results and 
encouraged with the prospects. These shops 
generally followed the present commendable 
trend of selecting distinctive names. 

Among the new shops recorded during the 
year were Aries Book Shop, Buffalo ; Artemesia 
Bookshop, San Diego; Land of Story Books, 
New York ; Story ' Book Shop, New York ; 
Frank Coombs, Bay Shore, N. Y.; Dixie 
Terminal Bookshop, Cincinnati; Neighborhood 
Bookshop, New York; Miss Kitty's Bookshop, 
New York; Alexander Hamilton Bookshop, 

Paterson, N. J. ; F. M. Behymer, St. Louis; 
M. E. Blatt Department Store, Atlantic City; 
Blue Book Room, Seattle ; Book and Art Shop, 
South Haven, Mich., Brick Row Book Shop, 
Princeton ; Lloyd E. Buchman, Allentown, Pa. ; 
Campion Bookshop, Toledo; Louis H. Cou- 
lomb, Philadelphia ; Douglas Bookshop, De- 
troit; Elizabeth Book Company, Elizabeth, 
N. J. ; H. V. Jackson, San Jose, Calif. ; Lo- 
cust Street Bookshop, Philadelphia; London 
Bookshop, New York; Hector McQuarrie, 
I Tew York; Paul Morphy Bookshop, New Or- 
leans; City Book Shop, Atlantic City; Ritz- 
Carlton Bookshop, Atlantic City; Silberman- 
Sayers Book and Art Shop, Chicago; Studio 
Bookshop, Chicago; Studio Book Shop, Mi- 
ami, Fla. ; and Miss White's Book Shop, Mt. 
Vernon, N. Y. 

In the more exciting field of selling that 
of selling by caravan the house of Appleton 
tried it out with an automobile during the sum- 
mer on Long Island with its many vacation 
colonies, and met with very considerable suc- 
cess under the management of E. J. Clode, Jr. 
The caravan of the Boys & Girls Bookshop 
of Boston again made a summer tour of New 

Another noteworthy development in the book- 
field during the year was the increased pub- 
licity given by a number of daily papers in 
the large cities to book reviews and literary 
news and gossip, to keep in closer touch with 
the greater interest of the public in books 
and reading. 

The death list of 1921 included among au- 
thors of note Frederick Upham Adams, Austin 
Dobson. H. M. Hyndman, Dr. Morris jastrow, 
Tr., Mrs. Molesworth, Edgar Saltus, Harriet 
Prescott Spofford. Florence Barclav. John Bur- 
roughs, E. W. Hornunr ]". G. Huneker and 
F. C. Phillips. 

Among publishers who passed from the 
scene were George Mifm'n, M. D. Berlitz, and 

January 28, 1922 

American Book Production, 1921 

THE American book production statistics 
for 1921 based on the number of books re- 
corded by the PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY during 
that year show a decrease of but 93 in com- 
parison with the figures for 1920, in fact the 
smallest loss since 1917 (1920, 172; 1919, 643; 
1918, 823; 1917, 385). There were in fact 137 
more new books published in 1921 than in 1920, 
but new editions decreased by 78 and 352 fewer 
pamphlets were recorded. 

Books by American authors again lost as well 
as books by foreign authors manufactured in 

America, but importations have increased by 
356. Thirteen classes show gains of which the 
most marked are : Science, 161 ; Geography and 
Travel, 106; Juveniles, 77, and Fine Arts, 65. 
With the exception of Fiction which in 1919 
was among the gaining classes (250), the in- 
creases are, for the most part, along the same 
lines as last year. 

In addition to Fiction which shows a drop 
of 182, the other heaviest losses are Sociology 
and History, each showing a decrease of 137, 
and Agriculture, 121. 

For 1921 

For 1920* 









Technical Books . . 
Medicine, Hygiene 


Domestic Economy 


Fine Arts 


Games, Amusement 
General Literature 
Poetry and Drama 


Juvenile Books . . . 


Geography, Travel 
Biog'y. Genealogy 
Gen. Works, Misc. 












w -a 

s e 

<u tfl 


24 46 

460 41 94 

355 34 233 

22 58 


._ 33 43 

227 61 385 

331 83 148 

169 86 44 

19 86 



49 ioo 

683 277 

482 65 29 

376 48 148 

216 45 67 

297 19 46 

49 7 18 

296 34 

By Origin 







1Q5 20 

485 10 

502 21 

176 4 

188 i 

136 33 









765 169 
476 39 
422 19 


54 269 

ioo 595 

99 622 

// 191 

27 216 

72 241 
91 673 

109 562 

59 299 

22 169 

4 6 3 

24 267 

54 195 

18 75 

18 87 

ioo 409 

73 512 
38 972 
61 576 

131 572 

83 328 

93 362 

// 74 








* I 5 

CQ W ^ 

* I E 

' m 

X '' cu 

209 33 32 

467 37 161 

353 43 363 
70 39 57 

101 10 123 
141 54 49 

182 49 281 

259 93 183 
132 75 83 

49 18 223 
6 21 
24 78 

6 30 

5 23 
10 52 
248 53 50 

409 44 105 
778 345 31 

410 67 22 
503 36 172 
144 22 50 

14 29 

3 " 

6526 45i 1352 8329 I 5ioi 1086 2235 6831 615 

By Origin 

.luii'rican Authors 



Ma tin I'. 


211 20 

535 " 

679 25 

157 2 

203 11 

J21 72 

448 8 












263 30 
437 63 
861 232 
422 31 
542 36 
168 i? 
213 3* 
2 o 

43 2 4 

/op 665 

55 7 

7 166 

20 234 

51 244 

56 512 

59 535 

30 290 

// 290 

3- 4j> 

7 346 

39 130 

6 7* 

12 112 

58 351 

58 55 

6t H54 

46 499 

133 7" 

37 *** 

69 3U 

6 35 

'These figures include pamphlets of which 2853 were recorded in 1919- 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Classified Analysis of Books Published During 
1921 in Great Britain 

rriHE Polishers' Circular and Booksellers' 
i Record records a total of 11,026 books as 
having been published in the United King- 
dom during 1921. This is an increase of 22 
over the total for 1920. 

An examination of the table showing the 
number of books published each month shows 
that the spring and autumn publishing seasons 

were not so marked as formerly except for a 
drop during the holiday season, and a slight 
rise in the autumn, the figures show a fairly 
constant level maintained thruout the year. 
This is interesting in view of the efforts that 
have been made to keep book-buying active in 
every month of the year, by means of such 
ideas as the "Buy a book a week" campaign. 













2O c, 











77 "i 













































Medicine, Public Health, etc. 













Domestic Arts 












Fine Arts 







Music (Works about) 






Games, Sports, etc 







































Description and Travel 


















General Works 









"-- - 

^- . 





Totals for 1920 





Jan. Feb. Mar. 



June July Aug. 

Sep. Oct. Nov. 







593 593 

22 19 

65 88 








709 752 815 
20 25 32 
9i 85 95 








Total New 
New Editions 


. 644 

680 700 

197 240 








820 862 942 

194 220 172 






877 940 






1,014 1,082 1,114 




Total for 1920. . . . 

869 1,039 


833 1,134 



943 IJ40 1*36 



January 28, 1922 

The following classes increased during the 
year: Religion (+96), Description and Travel 
(+102), Fine Arts (+83), Poetry and Drama 
(-J-54), Business (+44), Military and NavaJ 
(+38), Literature (+37) and Biography 
(+23)- Decreases are to be noted in Fiction 
(178), Law (-89), Philology (57), So- 
ciology and History ( 47 each) and Geog- 
raphy (32). 

The following totals for the last ten years 
are also of considerable interest: 

Year. New Books. New editions. Total 















It is interesting to compare the order in 
which the classified totals appear this year and 
in the last pre-war year, because these totals 
furnish a rough indication of the attention be- 
stowed upon them by the reading public. 


(1) Fiction 

(2) Religion 

(3) Science 

(4) Sociology 

(5) Technology 

(6) Poetry 

(7) Juvenile 

(8) Description 

(9) Literature 

(10) j- H - istor >- 

(n) Biography 
(12) Military and Naval 


(1) Fiction 

(2) Sociology 

(3) Religion 

(4) Juvenile 

(5) Technology 

(6) Poetry 

(7) Science 

(8) Description 

(9) History 
(10) Medicine 
(n) Literature 
(12) Biography 

International Statistics of Book and Periodical 


Condensed from Data Compiled by Le Droit D'Auteur 

THE annual statistical study of book pro- 
duction published in the December 15 
issue of Le Droit d'Auteur is much more 
extended this year than usual, covering 20 
countries and including new information from 
Latin-America, Belgium, Russia, Sweden and 
Czecho-Slovakia. In its much abbreviated in- 
troductory comment, the article points out 
that the characteristics of igig's book produc- 
tion, a period of transition wherein because 
of the troublous times an enormous number 
of unpublished -works was produced, were ap- 
parent in 1920 : that a relatively large number 
of the works produced the year ebfore were ap- 
lished, since with the exception of Denmark, 
Spain, the United States and Switzerland every 
country showed an increase in 1920 over 
1919; but that this prosperity was deceptive, 
for editions were smaller on account of exorb- 
itant cost of production, that there were in 
general fewer scientific and serious works pub- 
lished, that the sale of expensive books had 
decreased and that the periodical press was 
still unstable. 

The figures given by Le Droit d'Auteur are 
for the most part for 1920. Statistical tables 
for the year 1921 for the United States and 
Great Britain are printed elsewhere in this 
issue. Owing to the extent of the article, com- 
ment has been greatly abbreviated and the fig- 
ures left to speak for themselves. 

The last statistics for this country were for 
1912. The following table is from Niewsblad 
voor den Boekhandel for January 25, 1921, 
published at Amsterdam : 





Works published in French 393 

Works published in Flemish 313 

Works published in Walloon 53 

Total 558 


Reviews published in French 29 

Reviews published in Flemish 7 1 1 

Reviews published in Walloon 1 1 9 

Total 47 4$ 

The Belgian Author's Association received 
a subsidy of 1000 fr. which the following 
year was increased to 3000 fr. For the distri- 
bution of prizes it received 30,000 fr. and in 
1920 it was allowed i.rsoo fr. for the pur- 
chase of books for reading rooms. 


Up to this time Czecho-Slovakian biblio- 
graphical information has been entirely lack- 
ing, but since 1920 the Zemedelske Knihku- 
pectvi has published a monthly review. Nasi 
Kniha (Our Book') which gives information on 
book production. The following figures from 
it are for 1920: 



Philosophy. Sociology * 

Law, Political Economy, Politics 

History, Geography, Ethnology ' 

War books ' 

Belles-lettres: poetry 157 

prose 811 

drama 3' 


History of literature 

Fine Arts, Music 


Juveniles, Pirttire books 



The Publishers' Weekly 

Business 123 

Domestic Economy, Agriculture, Forestry 135 

Natural Science, Mathematics 94 

Medicine < 72 

Hygiene, Sports 104 

Miscellaneous 146 

Total 3572 

To these 577 musical works are to be adc'od 


The followring statistics supplied by Ove 
Tryde, bookseller and publisher of Copen- 
hagen, are compiled by the Royal Danish Li- 
brary and based on the legal registry ; these 
figures are for the periods between April I 
and March 31 : 


Theology 361 

Law 46 

Medicine 121 

Philosophy 84 

Pedagogy 163 

Politics 62 

Fine Arts 1 1 6 

Natural Science 275 

Technology 247 

Architecture, Military En- 
gineering 47 

History and Foreign Geogra- 
phy 277 

History and Domestic Geogra- 
phy 934 99i 838 

Memoirs 204 187 152 

Linguistics, Philology 144 150 124 

History of Literature 73 68 57 

Belles-lettres 1125 1438 1008 

Sports 26 15 13 


1 08 







1 86 


Total 4305 4486 

The figures for the past decade are: 

1911-12 3633 

1912-13 3532 

1913-14 3635 

19*14-15 3735 

1915-16 3931 


1916-17 3948 

1917-18 3687 

1918-19 4305 

1919-20 4486 

1920-21 3757 

The year 1920 falls to the level of 1914-15 
and shows a loss of 729 works over 1919. 

Translations which had gained for several 
years (1916, 172; 1917, 199; 1918, 358; 1919, 
450: 1920, 151), lost ground. The greatest 
number were from English (1918, 358, 1919, 
450; 1920, 151). Those from German fol- 
lowed (47, 53, 36). then from French (45, 
44, 31) and from Swedish (35, 31, 13). 



The following statistics of the French book- 
production from the Bibliographic de la France 
covering the last decade are based on legal 
deposits : 






1 1, '652 


1 1 ,460 














,60 1 



,66 1 


5 S3 

The detailed statistical table from the Bib- 
liographic de la France for 1920 shows an in- 
crease of 771 titles over 1919. Totals for the 
past decade from the same source are seen in 
the table below. [Serials or books published 
in parts, almanacs, and separate volumes of 
the same work are not counted separately.] 

Year Publications 

1911 10,396 

1912- 9,645 

1913 10,758 

1914 8,5" 

1915 3,897 



1920 ............ 5,942 

In classes the production was as follows : 

1919 1920 

Sociology and economics 1,233 ',271 

Education 535 709 

Religion 410 422 

Historical sciences 988 i ,i 55 

Geography and travel 56 93 

Science 154 '99 

Medicine 321 392 

Fine Arts 94 142 

Literature i ,i 54 i ,401 

Books in foreign languages 226 158 

Total 5,171 5,942 

War books included under General His- 
tory numbered 256 (1918, 207; 1919, 137). 
There were increases in all classes. Among 
the books printed in foreign languages which 
lost by 68, the most numerous were those in 
Spanish which increased from 28 to 36. Books 
in English lost about two-tiidrds (90 in 1919; 
31, 1920) ; next were books in Portuguese 
(26); in French dialects (20), and in Anna- 
mese (8). 



Book production which began to increase in 
1919 after several years of depression again 
increased in 1920 reaching the figures 32,345, 
which approach the prosperity of the years 
before the war. The figures for the past de- 
cade are: 

1911 : 






The increase over 1919 is thus 954 for 
books, 751 for music and 60 for engravings. 

The statistics in the following classified table 
are taken as in the past from the semi-annual 
lists of the Borsenblatt of the German book- 
sellers. Only three classes show losses : Mili- 
tary Science ( 91), General bibliography 
( ^8), and Miscellaneous ( 6). The great- 
est increase is in Belles-lettres (+1586). 

1919 1920 

General bibliography, Library economy, 
University questions, Encyclopedias, 

Writings of learned societies 580 572 

Theology 1,847 2,302 

Science of law and politics, Statistics. .4,321 4,4i 

Medicine, Veterinary science 1,072 1,489 

Natural science. Mathematics 1,138 i,345 

Philosophy, Thepsophy, Occult, Free- 
masonry, Spiritualism 654 950 

Education 2,614 3,49 

Philology 1,054 1,726 

History, Biography 966 1,303 

Geography, Maps 781 913 

Military Science 311 220 

Commerce. Communication, Manufac- 
tures 1.499 2,075 

January 28, 1922 

Architecture, Engineering, Mining .... 731 pg, 
Domestic economy, agriculture, for- 
estry 787 989 

Belles-lettres 5,05 r 6,647 

Juveniles 1,016 1,451 

Fine arts, Music, Theater 833 851 

Student societies, Sports 161 199 

Directories, Annuals, Almanacs 

Miscellaneous 778 772 

Total 26,194 32,345 

The 32,345 publications include 10,078 new 
books (1918, 10, 417; 1919, 15,876); 8715 new 
editions (1918, 4326; 1919, 6432) plus 4552 
reviews (1919, 3886). 

According to an article by M. Sdegismund in 
Papier Zeitung the new books are almost all 
published in small editions. This would ex- 
plain somewhat why publishers complained of 
depression in business while the number of 
new books which reached in 1920 the enorm- 
ous figure of 19,078, was as great as pre-war 
totals. The actual prices were regulated by 
the cost of manufacture which increased ex- 
orbitantly. Paper sold at from 15 to 20 times 
more than before the war. Printing costs 
increased ten fold and binding more. The 
result was that even a large edition could not 
bring about a reduction in price sufficient to 
encourage sale among those to whom the work 
was not indispensable The increased manu- 
fecturing cost was especially fatal for the 
scientific bookseller so that universities and 
students whose means are slender, found it 
difficult to get new books. In Austria the 
libraries were obliged to ask outside libraries 
to lend them books 


The current bibliography of dissertations 
and academic writiners is taken as usual from 
the monthly Bibliopraphischcr Monatsbericht. 
published by the firm of Gustave Fock at 
Ijeipzig : 

1919-20 i 

Classical philology and . archeology 62 

Modern philology. Modern languages and 

literature 128 

Oriental languages, Comparative lin- 
guistics 29 

Theology 23 

Philosophy, Psychology 71 

Pedagogy 22 

History and auxiliary sciences 104 

Geography, Travel, Anthropology, Ethno- 
graphy 1 6 

Law, Economics 9*5 

Medicine 1 749 

Natural sciences: Zoology, Botany, 

Geology, Mineralogy 1 07 

Exact sciences:: Mathematics, Physics, 

Astronomy, Meteorology 180 

Chemistry 199 

Technical and Commercial sciences 89 

Agriculture, Forestry, Animal husbandry 15 

Decorative Arts 42 

Music 7 

Miscellaneous. Library economy 8 

3766 2688' 

There was a loss of 1078, the most notable 
being in Medicine ( 503) and Law and Eco- 
nomics ( 345) 


In response to the appeal of the director 
of the National German Library 488 more book- 














sellers and publishers agreed in 1920 to send 
their books gratuitously and unconditionally to 
the Library so that the number reached 3775 
\Le Droit d'Auteur comments at some length 
on the prosier rty of 1920 in the National Pub 
he Library] 


The German Annual Journal of Commerce 
lists for 1920, 13,049 firms against 12,475 in 
1919, an increase of 895. Among these, 4287 
(1919: 3262) were publishing firms and 8762 
(7426) were general dealers. There were 895 
new firms included (1919: 7^3) and 386 (1919: 
184) were remoyed from the list. 9901 were 
located in Germany. 494 in Austria, 375 in 
Switzerland, 2005 in other countries of Europe 
208 in America. 24 in Africa, 34 in Asia, and 
8 in Australia. 


As in former years Le Droit d'Auteur has 
counted the publications listed in the first part 
of the annual catalog of A. W. Sijthoff at 
Leyden, Brinkman's Alphabetische i-an ttoeken, 
Landkaartcn, etc.. the bibliographical authority 
of Holland. 

1919 1920 

General works (reviews, collections, 

dictionaries) 66 64 

Protestant theology, History, Ecclesias- 
tical law 113 113 

Books on Protestantism, Religious teach- 
ing, Philanthropy 198 176 

Roman Catholic theology, Ecclesiastical 

law 105 108 

Law, Legislation 231 173 

Political Science, Statistics 255 230 

Commerce, Navigation, Industry, Trades, 

Domestic economy 359 a?7 

History, Archeology, Heraldry, Biogra- 
phy 80 108 

Geography, Ethnography 105 97 

Medicine, Hygiene, Veterinary science ..113 

Natural science. Chemistry 124 iif 

Agriculture, Stockbreeding. Horticulture <>j 
Mathematics, Cosmography, Astronomy, 


Architecture. Hydraulics, Mechanics ... nj 

Military science *7 

Fine arts 

Philosophy, Free masonry 68 

Education "' 

Manuals for elementary education 183 

Linguistics, Literature. Bibliography.... 33 
Oriental nn<! Ancient langmc" an.J 

literature 3 * 

Modern languages and literatirrr fc4 

Poetry 3* 

Fiction, novelettes, reviews and annii.iU j; 

Drama, Stage 4 

Juveniles 3*3 

Popular books. Sports, Miscellanr >tu. . . 80 *9 

Books on the World War "> 

Total 3746 3974 

The increase for the year is j_>X. The totals 
for the pa<t ten years fololow : 

191 1 


Publications Year Publication! 

373 >9i6 

3799 '97 

3831 i9'8 

34S3 ">'" 

3701 1920 


The Ninvsblad voor dm Bnrkhamlet also 
gives statistics which arrive at a total of 406. 
for the year 1920. 81 more than the fignr 


The Publishers' Weekly 

above. These figures include 1924 new books, 
1021 new editions, 771 newspapers and 349 
translations. The striking feature is the de- 
crease in tine number of new books from 2501 
(1916). The Niewsblad attributes this to the 
increased cost of manufacture, as illustrated 
in the following table which is based on the 
number of books after those which are made 
up chiefly of illustrations have been elim- 
inated : 

"o *c 

3 ?> 60*0 _/ 60 O u 60 h 



o - 


53 *> 

^ <J 



u 6 g, o 
<'. < 
































3607 1 ,55 






















460,999 < 




According to the above the average price 
of a book of 153-152 pages increased from 
i florin 23 in 1913 to 2 florins 08 in 1020 or 
about 70 per cent which is also the increase 
in the cost of manufacture per page in the 
same time. 


Statistics of the Italian book production for 
1919 and 1920 are from the Bolletinodelle pub- 
blicazioni italtiane ricevute per diritto di stampa 
thru the courtesy of M. R. Ceschina journalist 
at Milan. The first table is for the past de- 

















3. a 



i, 066 







By subject the statistics are as follows: 

1919 1920 

Bibliography, Encyclopedias 32 

Academic transactions 40 36 

Philosophy 143 74 

Religion 184 231 

Education 270 

Students' manuals 337 542 

History 396 383 

Biography 343 334 

Geography, Travel, Maps 77 

Philology 231 296 

Poetry 255 237 

Fiction 235 4'4 

Drama, Stage 87 

Miscellaneous 95 

Law, Jurisprudence 310 

Social Sciences . . . . \ 830 636 

Physical Sciences 262 184 

Medicine, Pharmacy 406 277 

Technology '57 144 

Military and Naval Science 105 71 

Fine Arts '68 149 

Agriculture, Industrial and Commer- 
cial Arts 427 380 

New political journals 239 374 

Music 437 5 

Total 6,066 6,230 

The number of translations of foreign works 
into Italian was in 1918, 132; 1919, 118, 1920, 
271. From the French there were 43 in 1918, 
53 in 1919, and 141 in 1920; from English 31, 
34, 44; from German, 22, 13, 57; from Latia 
21, 10, 13; f rom "Greek, 15, 8, 16. Translations 
were in the following classes: Fiction 21, 31, 
94; Philology 21, 14, 35; Philosophy 12, 13, 34; 
Students Manuals 9, 19, 19 and music 9, 6, 3. 


The book production statistics for Luxem- 
burg given below are furnished by Tony 
Kellen, of Hohenheim near Stuttgart and based 
upon figures from the monthly review, Oms 
Hemecht (Our Country) published at Luxem- 

Trade books and pamphlets 55 

Keprints from papers and magazines 22 

Government and society publications 48 

Books by Luxemburg authors and books 
aibaut Luxemburg iissuted ini foreigjn 

countries 10 7 

Privately printed books 2 2 

The book production in the Grand Duchy 
continues to decline with the increased cost 
of manufacture. Six reviews in the German 
language were established and 4 in French. 
They are for the most part small society or- 


Book production statistics for Norway have 
been unavailable since 1916. They are fur- 
nished now by M. Hjalmar Tettuzen, head 
librarian of the University of Christiana: 

1919 1920 


History of literature, Biblio- 
graphy, book-trade 7 

General and miscellaneous 

works ' 40 

Philosophy, Theosophy 6 

Theology 88 

Mathematics 44 

Natural Sciences 32 

Medicine 17 

Philology 63 

History, Politics 64 

Geography, Travel, Topogra- 
phy, Maps 32 

Statistics 38 

Law 31 

Social Science_s 26 

Technology, Fishing, Business, 

Architecture 77 

Military Science 7 

Pedagogy, Students' manuals 9 

Gymnastics, Sports 16 

Belles-lettres, Graphic Arts. . 280 

Juveniles 47 

1918 1919 1920 
12 6 18 










1 02 












Total 924 1074 757 949 



E. Navarro Salvador, statistician of Madrid, 
furnishes the official statistics for Portugal 
based on the works deposited at the National 
library. The figures for 1915 to 1920 are as 
follows : 

January 28, 1922 





The classified list for 1919 and 1920 below 
shows a lower total for 1919 than that given 
above : 

Books 425 

Pamphlets 007 

Musical Works 3 

Prints 5 


Maps 4 




Total 1 044 


The book-trade in Russia has been so dis- 
turbed that for two years it has been difficult 
to procure Russian books. In Soviet Russia 
the deposits of former publishing houses have 
long since been exhausted. Publications are 
very few and book exportation, reduced to 
zero. Russian emigrants have formed centers 
in almost every quarter of the globe and have 
founded newspapers the greater part of which 
have ceased to appear. As the emigrants can 
not do without books, publishing houses estab- 
lished in these centers have assumed the task 
of furnishing classic Russian works, belles- 
lettres as well as the practical books, text- 
books, and juveniles needed. These publishing 
houses are situated at Prague, Stockholm, 
Sofia, Paris and Constantinople. The principal 
center of Russian book production, however, 
is at Berlin where there is a large number of 
Russian publishers and booksellers. The sta- 
tistics for 1920-21 which follow are from 
Russkaja Kniqa, a monthly review published 
at Berlin by the house of Heinrich Sachs : 

Belles-lettres for children 396 

History of literature, Literary criticism 59 

Philosophy, Religion, Politics, Political economy, 

History .".123 

Exact sciences, Medicine 61 

Technology, Agriculture 13 

Pedagogy, Academic books 61 

Miscellaneous 29 

Total , 742 

The review also gives the first attempt at 
estimating the book production of Bolshevik 
Russia and arrives at the naturally incomplete 
figure of 369 titles. Whatever the turn of 
events in Russia, it is certain that for a long 
time hence lovers of Russian literature will be 
obliged to seek it outside of Russia. 



E. Navarro Salvador, publicist at Madrid, 
supplies the data for the following statistical 
tables. The figures in the first two columns 
are from ithe Bibliografia Espanola, the official 
organ of the Spanish book-trade, and repre- 
sent actual trade books exclusive of pamphlets, 
reports, dissertations, official and gratuitous' 
publications ; those in the next columns are ob- 
tained from deposits in the National Library 
required of printers for every work turned out 
from their establishments : 

Publications deposited by 
Trade Books. Printers. 

Year Books Music Books Pamphlets Prints Maps 

3438 3557 60 3' 

1911 2876 185 3232 4051 41 19 

191* 2618 125 

1913 2*37 226 

1914 1591 114 

1915 J585 

1916 13815 61 

1917 1446 167 

1918 1219 82 
I9'9 1305 99 
1920 1478 99 



4820 6019 
3620 4021 
3753 4024 
359' 3650 


4007 j., 9 

3oas 54 14 

4019 45 17 

4'3i 50 aft 

S3'2 54 43 

31, 41 

10 ia 

-" *y yy *syi 3050 17 j O 
Statistics of trade books by classes for 
1918 and 1920 (Figures for 1919 being unavail- 
able) are as follows : 

Annuals, Almanacs, Agenda 

Arts and crafts, Fine Arts... 

Belles-lettres 54J 7J , 

W" 33. 



Encyclopedias ............ 



Religion | " j $o 

Total T^oT 

The following table compares the copyright 
registrations of 1919 and 1920: 

1919 1920 

Books 2120 2080 

Pamphlets 610 950 

Music , 7S 200 

Prints 30 a$ 

Drawings 17 

Maps 12 36 

Total 2964 3305 



The figures below for the year 1919 are 
furnished by the Swedish Publishers' Associa- 
tion (Svenska Bokforlaggare-Foreningftt) of 
Stockholm : 


Encyclopedias, Polygraphy 




Linguistics, Philology 

History of Literature 


Fine Arts 

History, Geography . 



Law ..................................... i.5 

Politics ......... . ........................ *W 

Technology .............................. *.78c 

Communication ........................... 69* 

Economics ................................ 3.435 

Games ................................... 

Military Science .......................... 

Natural Science .......................... 

Medicine ................................. ** 

Learned Societies ........................ 

Associations .............................. ** 

Dissertations ............................ 45 









This enormous total which surpasses all 
countries in the world with the exception of 
Japan is explained by the fact that not only 
books but also pamphlets and leaflets arr in 
eluded. Under these conditions a comparison 
wiith .the production ol other countries i 
valueless especially when it is recalled that 
the literary production of Sweden in 1904, tt 
last year for which information was available, 
was only 1474- 


The statistics of book nroduction for Swit- 
zerland are again obtained from the report pre 
sented bv the Swiss National Library. 


The Publishers' Weekly 


Encyclopedias, General Bibliography. 2 

Philosophy, Ethics 23 

Theology, Ecclesiastical Affairs 76 

Law, Social Science, Politics, Statistics 340 

Military Science 7 

Education, Instruction 83 

Juveniles 79 

Philology, History of Literature.... 51 

Natural Sciences, Mathematics 48 

Medicine, Hygiene 57 

Engineering, Technology 39 

Agriculture, Domestic Economy 41 

Commerce, Industry, Transportation 57 

Fine Arts, Architecture 105 

Belles-lettres 276 

History, Biography 175 

Geography, Travel 50 

Miscellaneous 117 










Total 1,626 1,453 

There is a total decrease of 173. 

The languages in which these publications 

appeared are indicated below : 

1919 1920 

German 1,105 






Other languages . . . 
In several languages. 




Total 1,626 

Growth of Phonograph Sales 

THE growth that has taken place in 
the field of phonographs and phonograph 
records has been interestingly charted in a re- 
port published recently by the National Re- 
tail Dry Goods Association, which estimates 

that 6,000,000 phonographs have been sold in 
the United States, and there are probable sales 
of 1,500,000 machines and 100,000,000 records 
for 1922. 

This would make the output of musical rec- 
ords almost on a par with common estimates 
that are made as to the total output of books, 
including textbooks and subscription sets. 

The report points out that two-thirds of the 
phonographs are sold on instalment payments, 
with perhaps I per cent of failures to complete 
payments. The stores that reported on their 
expense accounts show that there was an aver- 
age cost of selling in these departments of 
30.63%. The average margin of gross profit 
in these departments is 40 per cent. Of the 
stores from whom specific data was collected, 
most phonograph departments were on the third 
or fourth floor. 

Drop in Magazine Advertising 

AS the largest users of book paper are the 
magazines, the decrease in their size ow- 
ing to a falling off in advertising has 
been one of the important elements affecting the 
paper market. 

According to the tables compiled by Printer's 
Ink the total January advertising in 61 leading 
magazines and weeklies was : 

1919 1,092,975 lines 

1920 1,806,652 lines 

1921 1,541,589 lines 

1922 i, 111,600 lines 


January 28, 1922 

Publishers' Output in 1921 

A Year's Totals from 'The Weekly Record" in "Publishers' Weekly" 

Abingdon Press and Methodist Bk. Con- 
cern 76 

Allyn & Bacon 16 

Altemus & Co., Henry 21 

American Book Co 33 

Appleton & Co., D 90 

Association Press 19 

Atlantic Monthly Press 21 

Badger, Richard G 50 

Banta Pub. Co 1 1 

Barse & Hopkins 21 

Benziger & Co., Blase 3 

Benziger Bros 47 

Blakiston's Sons & Co., P 47 

Bobbs-Merrill Co 48 

Boni & Liveright 40 

Brentano's ij/j 40 

Burt Co., A. L 86 

Casper Co., C. N 23 

Century Co 77 

Christopher Pub. House 8 

Clode, E. J 10 

Cornhill Publishing Co 19 

Cosmopolitan Book Corp 7 

Cupples & Leon Co 20 

Denison Co., T. S 10 

Dodd, Mead & Co 90 

Doran Co., George H 176 

Douibleday, Page & Co 93 

Duffield & Co 18 

Button Co., E. P 310 

Four Seas Co 22 

Funk & Wagnalls Co 21 

Ginn & Co 50 

Grosset & Dunlap 164 

Harcourt, Brace & Co 80 

Harper & Bros 87 

Harvard, University Press 36 

Heath & Co., D. C 11 

Henley Pub. Co., Norman W 6 

Hoeber, P. B 7 

Holt & Co., Henry 57 

Houghton MiffLin Co 127 

Huebsch, B. W 24 

Jacobs & Co., G. W 22 

Johns Hopkins Press 16 

Jones Co., Marshall 9 

Kenedy & Sons, P. J 23 

Kennerley, Mitchell 4 

Knopf, Alfred A., Inc 63 

Laird & Lee 

Lane Co., John 57 

Lemcke & Bueohner 

Lippincott Co., J. B. . ' ,J> 

Little, Brown & Co '..'.'.'.'.'. 

Longmans, Green & Co 180 

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co 

McBride, Robert, M. & Co., Inc. . . . . '. '. 19 

Macaulay Co 

McClurg & Co., A. C. . 
McGraw-Hill Book Co. . 

McKay Co., David 30 

Macmillan Co., The ,,., 

Moffat, Yard and Co ...'..'. 2$ 

Nelson & Sons, Thomas ig 

Open Court Pub. Co 4 

Oxford University Press 471 

Page & Co 10 

Penn Pub. Co 31 

Pilgrim Press g 

Pitman, Isaac & Sons 80 

Princeton University Press 9 

Putnam's Sons, G. P 125 

Rand, McNally & Co 26 

Reillly & Lee Co 14 

Revell Co., Fleming H 

Saunders Co., W. B 29 

Scott, Foresman & Co 12 

Scribner's Sons, Charles 125 

Shaw Co., A. W 5 

Shay, Frank 10 

Silver, Burdette & Co 9 

Small, Maynard & Co 45 

Spon & Chamberlain 15 

Standard Pub. Co 6 

Stechert Co., G. E 31 

Stewart Kidd Co 13 

Stokes Co., F. A 9 

Sully & 'Co., George 18 

University of Chicago Press 36 

Van Nostrand Co., D 65 

Volland Co., P. F 4 

Watt & Co., W. J 6 

Wilde & Co., W. A, 

Wilson Co., H. W .25 

Winston Co., John C 4 

Woman's Press *3 

World Bpok Co 32 

Yale University Press 4O 

The A. L A. Selection of the Books of 1921 

THE following is the American Library As- 
sociation's selection of the most important 
books for 1921 from the standpoint of 
desirability for the small library. It consists 
of titles especially recommended for small libra- 
ries in the columns of the monthly Booklist of 
the A. L. A. : 

Abbot, L. What Christianity means to me. 

(Macmillan) $1.75 

Abel. Mrs. M. W. Successful family life on 
the modern income. (Lifipincott) $2 

Adams, J. T. The founding of New Eng- 
land. (Atlantic Monthly) $4 

Allen, F. J. A guide to the study of occupa- 
tions. (Harvard Univ.) $2.50 

American Social Hygiene Association, J 
What to read on social hygiene. (Author) 
Single copies free. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Anderson, W. A. South of Suez. (McBride) 


Andrews, R. C. Across Mongolian Plains. 
(Appleton) $5 

Athearn, W. S. The Maiden survey. (Doran) 

Bailey, A. E., and Kent, C. F. History of the 
Hebrew commonwealth. (Scribner) $2 

Baldwin, S. E. The young man and the law. 
(Macmillan) $1.50 

Barrie, Sir J. M. A kiss for Cinderella. 
{Scribner) $1.50 

Bass, J. F. The peace tangle. (Macmillan) 

Beard, F. Pictures in religious education. 
(Dor an) $1.75 

Beebe, C. W. Edge of the jungle. (Holt) 

Bishop, L. F. Heart troubles. (Funk) $3 

Bispham, D. S., camp. The David Bispham 
song book. (Winston) $2.50 

Blakemore, A. W. Make your will. (Apple- 
ton) $1.25 

Bloomfield, D. Labor maintenance. (Ronald 
Press) $5 

Booth, M. J. Index to material on picture 
study. (Faxon) $i 

Bostwick, A. E., ed. The library and society. 
(Wilson) $2.25 

Burnham, A. C. The community health prob- 
lem. (Macmillan) $1.50 

Cabot, Mrs. E. Seven ages of childhood. 
(Houghton) $2.75 

Carr, A! M., and Bradley, F., comps. Read- 
ing lists on organization, administration and 
development of public health nursing. (Na- 
tional Organisation for Public Health Nurs- 
ing) 2OC. 

Carver, T. N. Elementary economics. (Ginn) 


Case, F. H. Handbook of church advertising. 
(Abingdon) $1.25 

Chambers, Mrs. M. D. Breakfasts, luncheons 
and dinners. (Boston Cooking School Maga- 
zine Co.) $1.25 

Clark, T. A. Discipline and the derelict. 
(Macmillan) $1.50 

Clark, T. A. When you write a letter. (San- 
born) $1.12 

Cohen, H. L., ed. One-act plays by modern 
authors. (Harcourt) $2.25 

Conklin, 1Q. The ways of the circus. (Har- 
per) $2.25 

Conrad, J. Notes on life and letters. (Dou- 
bleday) $1.90 

Crothers, S. M. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 
(Bobbs-Merrill) $2 

Curie, J. H. This world of ours. (Doran) 

Deming, N. H., and Bemis. K. I., comps. 
Pieces for every day the schools celebrate. 
(Noble) $2 

Dickinson, T. H., ed. Chief contemporary 
dramatists. (Houghton) $4.50 

Dykema, F. L., comp. Americanization dic- 
tionary. (Author) Single copy, 2Sc. ; special 
prices for quantities. 

Eckel, E. C. Coal, iron and war. (Holt) $3 
Elson, H. W. Modern times and the living 

past. (American Bk. Co.) $2.40 

Farnsworth, C. H. How -to study music. 
(Macmillan) $2.10 

Farrar, J. C. Songs for parents. (Yale Univ.) 

Ferris, H. J. Producing amateur entertain- 
ments. (Button) $2.50 

Filene, C., ed. Careers for women. (Hough- 
ton) $4 

Ford, J. L. Forty-odd years in the literary 
shop. (Dutton) $5 

Fosdick, H. E. The meaning of service. (As- 
sociation Press) $1.25 

Friday, D. Profits, wages and prices. (Har- 
court) $2 

Furlong, C. W. Let 'er back. (Putnam) 

Gilbert, C. G., and Pogue, J. E. America's 
power resources. (Century) $2.50 

Goldberger, H. H. Second book in English 
for coming citizens. (Scribner) $i 

Graham, B. The bookman's manual. (Bow- 
ker) $2.50 

Hallays, A. The spell of the heart of France. 
(Page) $3 

Hamilton, C. G. Music appreciation. (Dit- 
son) $2.50 

Hammond, J. H., and Jenks, J. W. Great 
American issues. (Scribner) $2 

Haskins, C. H., and Lord, R. H. Some prob- 
lems of the Peace conference. (Harvard 
Univ.) $3 

Haworth, P L. Trailmakers of the Northwest. 
(Har court) $2.50 

Hazeltine, A. I. Plays for children. 2d ed. 
rev. (A L. A.) $1.50 

Houdini, H. Miracle mongers.. (Dutton) $3 

House, E. M., and Seymour, C., eds. What 
really happened at Paris. (Scribner) $4.50 

Howe, H. E. The new stone age. (Century) 


Hoyt, F. C. Quicksands of youth. (Scrib- 
ner) $1.75 

Hurrtington, E., and Gushing, S. W. Principles 
of human geography. (Wiley) $3.50 

Irwin, Mrs. I. The story of the woman's party. 
(Harcourt) $3.50 

lyenaga, T., and Sato. K. Japan and the Cali- 
fornia problem. (Putnam) $2.50 

James. W. The letters of William James. 
(Atlantic Monthly) $10 

Kelly. R. W. Training industrial workers. 
(Ronald Press) $5 

Kildtrff, E. J. How to choose and get a better 
job. (Harper) $2 

Knickerbocker, E. Van B., ed. Plays for class- 
room interpretation. (Holt) $1.20 

Lamon, H. M., and Kinghorne, J. W. Prac- 
tical poultry production. (Webb Publishing 
Co.) $2 

Lansing. R. The peace negotiations. (Hough- 
ton) $3 

Laut A. C. The fur trade of America. (Mac- 
nnllan) $6 

Levermore, C. H., ed. The American song 
book (Ginn) 72c. 

Luckiesh. M. Lightin^ the home. (Century^ 

January 28, 1922 

Lynd, R. The art of letters. (Scribner) 


McFee, W. Harbours of memory. (Double- 
day) $1.75 
MoMurry, F. M. The geography of the world 

war. (Macmillan) 400. 
Macquarrie, H. Tahiti days. (Doran) $4 
Mantle, Burns, ed. Best plays of 1920-21. 

(Small) $2 
Michelin illustrated guides to the battlefields. 

(G. A. Lancaster) 
Miles, D. H. English in business. (Ronald 

Press) $2 
Mosher, Mrs. A. The spell of Brittany. (Duf- 

field) $3 
Moss, J. A., and Rowland, H. S. America in 

battle. (Banta) $3-75 
Mowrer, P. S. Balkanized Europe. (Button) 


Myerson, A. The nervous housewife. (Little) 

Newton, A. E. A magnificent farce. (Atlantic 
Monthly) $4 

New York Drama League, Little theatre de- 
partment. Plays for amateurs. (Wilson) 

New York State Library-. Best books of 1920. 
(Author) IOC, 

O'Brien, F. Mystic isles of the South Seas. 
(Century) $5 

O'Higgins, H. J. The secret springs. (Har- 
per) $2 

O'Neill, E. G. Gold. (Boni 6- Liveright) 

Paine, A. B. The car that went abroad. 
(Harper) $3 

Panunzio, C. M. The soul of an immigrant 
(Macmillan) $2 

Parsons, F. A. The psychology of dress. 
(Dowbleday) $5 

Patterson, F. T. Cfnema craftsmanship. (Har- 
court) $2 

Paxson, F. L. Recent history of the United 
States. (Houghton) $5 

Phelan, J. Readings in rural sociology. (Mac- 
millan) $4 

Phelps, E. M., comp. Selected articles on im- 
migration. (Wilsr*"^ $1.80 

Phelps, W. L. Essays on modern dramatists. 
(Macmillan) $2.50 

Pierce, A. E., comp. Catalog of literature for 
advisers of young women and girls. (Wil- 
son) $i 

Pratt Institute Free Library. Technical books 
for 1020. (Author) Single copy, free 

Raymond, C. H. Modern business writing. 
(Century) $2.40 

Reed, E. H. Tales of a vanishing river. 
(Lane) $3 

Reynolds, G. F., and Greever, G. The facts 
and backgrounds of literature, English and 
American. (Century) $1.45 

Rice, O. S. Lessons on the use of books and 
libraries. (Rand) $1.25 

Robinson, L. The whiteheaded boy. (Put- 
nam) $i .75 

Roper, W. W. Winning; football. (Dodd) 



Roosevelt, K. The happy 

(Scnbner) $1.75 
Routzahn, Mrs. M. B. Travelling publicity 

campaigns. (Russell Sage Foundation) 

Russell, Hon. B. A, W. Bolshevism (U ar - 

court) $2 
Ryan, T. J., and Bowers, E. F. Teeth and 

health. (Putnam) $2.50 
Sait, E. M. Government and politics of 

France. (World Bk. Co.) $2.60 
Schuster, A., and Shipley, A. E. Britain's 

heritage of science. (Dutton) $5 
Sergeant, E. S. Shadow-shapes. (Houghton) 


Shay, F., and Loving, P., eds. Fifty contem- 
porary one-act plays. (Stewart & Kidd) 

Sheffield, Mrs. A. The social case in history. 
(Russell Sage Foundation) $i 

Smith, A. M., ed. Short plays by representa- 
tive authors. (Macmillan) $1.80 

Smyth, J. P. A people's life of Christ. (/?<- 
veil) $3.50 

Solar, F. I. Hand craft projects for school 
and home shops. Bk. i. (Bruce) $1.25 

Spaulding, R. H. Your dog and your cat. 
(Appleton) $1.50 

Speek, P. A. A stake in the land. (Harper) 

Stowell, J. S. Story-worship programs for the 
church school year. (Doran) $1.50 

Strachey, L. Queen Victoria. (Harcovrt) 

Taft, L. Modern tendencies in sculpture. 
(Univ. of Chicago) $5 

Taft, L. The technique of pagentry. (Bar- 
nes) $2 

Tappert, K. Viewpoints in biography. (A. 
L. A.) 6oc. 

Tawney, R. H. The Acquisitive Society. 
(Harcpurt) $1.50 

Taylor, C. C. The life of Admiral Mahan. 
(Doran) $6 

Teasdale, S. Flame and shadow. (Macmil- 
lan) $1.75 

Thompson, J. A. Natural history studies. 
(Holt) $2 

Turner, E. A. The essentials of pood teach- 
ing. (Heath) $1.44 

Untermeyer, L., ed. Modern American poet- 
ry. (Harcourt) $1.40 

Veblen, T. B. The engineers and the price sys- 
tem. (Hufbsch) $1.50 

Ward, G. O. Suggestive outlines and meth- 
ods for teaching the use of the library 
(Faxon) $1.50 

Washburn, F. L. The rabbit book. (I.if>f>in- 
cott) $2 

Wells, H. G. The salvaging of civilization. 
(Macmillan) $2 

Williams. B. C. Our short story writers 
(M off at) $2.50 

Woods, G. H. Public school orchestras and 
bands. (Ditson) $2 

The Publishers' Weekly 


Abdullah, A. The mating of the blades. (Mc- 

Cann) $1.90 

Adams, S. H. Success. (Houghton) $2 
Bryant, M. A courageous marriage. (Duf- 

field) $1.90 
Byrne, D. Messer Marco Polo. (Century) 


Chambers, R. W. The little red foot. (Do- ' 
ran) $1.90 

Comfort, W. L., and Dosit, Z. K. Son of 
Power. (Doubleday) $1.90 

Curwood, J. O. The flaming forest. (Cos- 
mopolitan Bk. Corp.) $2 

Curwood, J. O. The valley of silent men. 
(Cosmopolitan Bk. Corp.) $2 

Dawson, C. W. The kingdom round the cor- 
ner. (Cosmopolitan Bk. Corp.) $2 

Day, H. F. When Egypt went broke. (Har- 
per) $2 

De La Pasture, E. E. M. The heel of Achilles. 
(Macmillan) $2.50 

Dwight, H. G. The emperor of Elam. 
(Doubleday) $2 

Evarts, H. G. The passing of the old West. 
(Little) $2.50 

Farnol, J. Martin Conisb/s Vengeance. (Lit- 
tle) $2 

Fenger, F. A. The golden parrot. (Hough- 
ton) $2 

Ferber, E. The girls. (Doubleday) $1-75 

Fisher, Mrs. D. F. The brimming cup. (Har- 
court) $2 

Fletcher, J. S. The borough treasurer. 
(Knopf) $2 

French, J. L., ed. Great sea stories. (Bren- 
tano) $2 

Galsworthy, J. To let. (Scribner) $2 

Grimshaw, B. E. The terrible island. (Mac- 
millan) $i .75 

Haldeman-Julius, E., and Mrs. Dust. (Bren- 
tano) $1.75 

Hutchinson, A. S. M. If winter comes. (Lit- 
tle) $2 

Jewell, E. A. The charmed circle. (Knopf) 

Johnston, Sir H. H. The man who did the 
right thing. (Macmillan) $2.50 

Kaye-Smith, S. Green apple harvest. (Dut- 
ton) $2 

Lincoln, J. C. Galusha the magnificent. (Ap- 
pleton) $2 

Locke, W. J. The mountebank. (Lane) _ $2 

Macaulay, R. Dangerous days. (Boni & Live- 
right) $2 

McFarland, R. Sons of the sea. (Putnam) 

Marshall, E. The strength of the pines. (Lit- 
tle) $1.90 

Mason, A. E. W. The summons. (Doran) 

Miln, Mrs. L. The feast of lanterns. (Stokes) $2 

Montgomery, L. M. Rilla of Ingleside. 
(Stokes) $2 

Mundy, T. Guns of the gods. (Bobbs-Mer- 
rill) $2 

Onions, O. A case in camera. (Macmillan) 

Porter, Mrs. E. Sister Sue. (Houghton) $2 

Pyle, H. Howard Pyle's book of pirates. 

(Harper) $5 

Rice, Mrs. A. C. Quin. (Century) $2 
Sawyer, R. The Silver Sixpence. (Harper) 

Sinclair, M. Mr. Waddington of Wyck. 

(Macmillan) $2 
Tarkington, B. Alice Adams. (Doubleday) 


Tooker, L. F. The middle passage. (Cen- 
tury) $1.90 
Wharton, Mrs. E. N. The age of innocence. 

(Appleton) $2 

Williams, B.'A. Evered. (Dutton) $2 
Williams, W. W. Goshen street. (Stokes) 


Wilson, H. L. The wrong twin. (Double- 
day) $1.75 

Yezierska, A. Hungry hearts. (Houghton) 

Children's Books 

Barbour, R. H. Metiphom's hostage. (Hough- 
ton) $1.75 
Bates, K. L., ed. Once upon a time. (Rand) 

Bishop, A. Tom of the raiders. (Har court) 

Brown, E. A. The silver bear. (Lothrop) 

Burgess, T. W. The Burgess animal book for 

children. (Little) $3 
Carrington, H. The boy's book of magic. 

(Dodd) $2 

Colum, P. The boy apprenticed to an en- 
chanter. (Macmillan) $2.50 
Conger, M. L. Folk story plays for children. 

(McCann) $1.75 
Crump, I. The boys' book of railroads. 

(Dodd) $1.65 

Fabre, J. H. C. Animal life in field and gar- 
den. (Century) $2.50 
Fyleman, R. Fairies and chimneys. (Doran) 

Gilchrist, B. B. Kit, Pat, and a few boys. 

(Century) $1.75 
Hawes, C. B. The great quest. (Atlantic 

Monthly) $2 
Hawes, C. B. The mutineers. (Atlantic 

Monthly) $2 
Hawksworth, H. The strange adventures of 

a pebble. (Scribner) $1.60 
Heyliger, W. High Benton, worker. (Ap- 
pleton) $1.75 

Hope, W. G. Friends in bookland. (Mac- 
millan) 6oc. 
Knipe, Mrs. E., and A. A. Diantha's quest. 

(MacmUlan) $1.75 
Lamprey, L. Days of the discoverers. 

(Stokes) $2.50 
Lofting, H. The story of Dr. Doolittle. 

(Stokes) $2.25 
Lynde, F. The Donovan chance. (Scribner) 


Marshall, B. Cedric, the forester. (Apple- 
ton) $2.50 
Mathews, F. S. The book of birds for young 

people. (Putnam) $3 

Mathiews, F. K., ed. The Boy Scouts book 
of campfire stories. (Appleton) $2.50 

January 28, 1922 

Meigs, C. The windy hill. (Macmillan) 

Moses, M. J., ed. A treasury of plays for 
children. (Little) $3 

National Geographic Society. Pictorial geog- 
raphy. (Author) Each set, $1.50 

Olcott, F. J. Story-telling ballads. (Hough- 
ton) $3 

Orton, H. F. Prince and Rover of Cloverfield 
farm. (Stokes) $i 

Parkman, M. R. Conquests of invention. 
(Century) $2 

Patch, E. M. Bird stories. (Atlantic Month- 
ly) $1-25 

Perkins, Mrs. L. The Puritan twins. (Hougth- 
ton) $1.75 

Phillips, E. C. Black-eyed Susan. (Hough- 
ton) $1.50 

Phillips, E. C. Little friend Lydia. Hough- 
ton) $1.75 

Prescott, D. R. A day in a colonial home. 

Leading Publishers in A. L. A. 


(Jones) $1.25 ; school L, 6oc 


drcadfi " 

Seton, E. T. Woodland tales. 

Sr Sln h ; E V?-',? rf> , He i; oines 0^ history and le- 
gend. (Lothrop) $2 

Turner N. B. Zodiac town. (Atlantic Month- 

ly) $1.50 
Tyler, A. C. Twenty- four unusual stories for 

boys and girls. (Harcourt) $2 
Van Loon H. W. Ancient Man. (Boni 6- 

Livcnght) $3 


American "Firsts' 

KITING to The Literary Review, Louis 
u ^ntenwyer discusses the suggestion 
which has been made, that collectors shouM 
begin to round out collections of first editions 
of the first books of American poets. 

UBLISHERS with two or more books 
* listed in the A. L. A. Booklist during 1921 
are recorded below, together with the re- 
spective number of books included. Title? 

classed as "new editions" in the Booklist are W hen they do, he says, the following titles 

not counted in this summary. **" have to be among those gathered for am 

adequate collection: 

Appkto^ '. 8 T R bei ! tFrost: "A Boy's Will" (David Nutt : 

\r ' Vui' ' TD London), 1914. 

Atlantic Monthly Press 7 

Bobbs-Merrill * 2 Carl Sandburg : "Chicago Poems," 1916 

I J*** ??* FIetchcr: " Firc "* Wine" 

::::::::::::::::::::::::i3 (Grant Richards ; Lond n ). ^3. 

Cosmopolitan Bk. Corp 3 Amv Lowell: "A Dome of Many-Coloured 

Ditson , 2 Glass > IQ I2. 

^dd 3 Sara Teasdale : "Sonnets to Duse " iox)7 

Doran 9 

Doubleday 9 ^J ames ^PPenheim: "Monday Morning and 

Duffield 2 Other Poems," 1909. 

Dutton 7 Lola Ridge: "The Ghetto," 1918. 

Faxon 2 ., . 

G mn 2 Arturo Giovanmtti : "Arrows in the Gale," 

Harcourt 12 I914 ' 

Harper 8 Maxwell Bodenheim: "Minna and Myself," 

Harvard Univ 2 1918. 

Houghton '!!!!".!!!!!!!! '. '. '. '. '. '. ! '. '. '.I'.".!!!!.'! 17 Alfred KTe y mbor : "Mushrooms.- 1915. 

Knopf 2 John Hall Wheelock : "The Human Fan- 
Lane ! 2 tasy," 1911. 

Lippincott 2 T. S . Eliot: "Prufrock and Other Poems," 

Little 7 I9I7 . 

5^ th / n 3 Ezra Pound: "A Lume Spento" (Venice). 

Macmillan 23 

Putnam 6 SARA TEASDALE is at work on an anthology 

Rand 2 of poems for children, to be called "Rainbow 

Ronald Press 3 Gold." The book will be illustrated by Dugald 

Russell Sage Foundation 2 Stewart Walker and will be brought out next 

Scribner n year by the Macmillan Company. Miss Teas- 
Stokes 6 dale will include about seventy poems from 

Wilson 4 Chaucer to Robert Frost 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Titles That Came to the Front 

Best Sellers in the Bookstores 

THE following titles, arranged in order of 
their popularity, have been leading best 
sellers during 1921 according to the rec- 
ords published in Books of the Month. The 
statistics are based on reports of booksellers 
in all parts of the country. One significant 
point to bear in mind, in connection with any 
such list, however, is that the books issued in 
the spring or previous fall invariably have an 
advantage, since they have been on sale for 
a longer period and have had a better oppor- 
tunity to break into the Best Seller Class. 

Main Street, by Sinclair Lewis. Harcourt. 
The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield. 


The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey. Harper. 
The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton. 

Applet on. 
The Valley of Silent Men, by James Oliver 

Curwood. Cosmopolitan. 
The Sheik, by Edith M. Hull. Small, M. 
A Poor Wise Man, by Mary Roberts Rine- 

hart. Doran. 
Her Father's Daughter by Gene Stratton- 

Porter. Doubleday. 
The Sisters-in-Law by Gertrude Atherton. 

The Kingdom Round the Corner, by Coningsby 

Dawson. Cosmopolitan. 

The Outline of History, by H. G. Wells. 


White Shadows in the South Seas, by Fred- 
erick O'Brien. Century. 

The Mirrors of Downing Street, by a Gentle- 
man with a Duster. Putnam. 
Mystic, Isles of the South Seas, by Frederick 

O'Brien. Century. 
The Autobiography of Mar got Asquith. 

Peace Negotiations, by Robert Lansing. 


Public Library Demands 

ACCORDING to a compilation made from 
the monthly statistics found in The Book- 
man (January to December inclusive) the 
books in greatest demand at the public librar- 
ies of the United States during 1921 are as 
follows : 


Main Street, by Sinclair Lewis. Harcourt. 
The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton. 

The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield. 


The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey. Harper. 
The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell. 

Moon-Calf, by Floyd Dell. Knopf. 

The Sisters-in-Law, by Gertrude Atherton. 


The Outline of History, by H. G. Wells. Mac- 

The Autobiography of Margot Asquith. 

White Shadows in the South Seas, by Fred- 
erick O'Brien. Century. 

The Americanization of Edward Bok. Scribner. 

Queen Victoria, by Lytton Strachey. Har- 

Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs. Harper. 

Mystic Isles of the South Seas, by Frederick 
O'Brien. Century. 

Best Short Stories of 1921 

TTHE twenty short stories of the year chosen 
1 by Edward J. O'Brien for publication in 
"The Best Short Stories of 1921" (the seventh 
volume in his series) were selected because 
they "have rendered life imaginatively in or- 
ganic substance and artistic form." What in- 
terested Mr. O'Brien especially in making his 
survey for the year was the fresh live current 
flowing thru the best American work of the 
present and the imaginative reality which Amer- 
ican writers have brought to it. 

In past years the annual anthology has been 
dedicated to the American author who in Mr. 
O'Brien's opinion made the finest contribution 
to the short story field during the period con- 
sidered. This year the honor again fell to Sher- 
wood Anderson, but since the volume for 1920 
is associated with his name, the new offering is 
inscribed to A. E. Coppard, a distinguished 
English writer who has won the compiler's ad- 

An appended list in the Yearbook of the 
American Short Story shows that 80 volumes 
of short stories by American authors have been 
published in the United States during the past 
twelve months. Add to this a total of 24 vol- 
umes by English and Irish authors and 17 books 
of translation, and the short story output in 
this country during 1921 mounts to no incon- 
siderable figure. 

Out of this number a selected list of the best 
books of short stories which the year has pro- 
duced has been made by Mr O'Brien as fol- 
lows : 


The Triumph of the Egg. Sherwood Ander- 
son. Huebsch. 

Ghitza. Konrad Bercovici. Boni & Liveright. 

Chance Encounters. Maxwell Struthers Burt. 

The Line of Love. James Branch Cabell. Mc- 

O. Henry Prize Stories, 1920. Doubleday, 


'Golden Windmill. Stacy Aumonier. Macmil- 

The Romance of his Life. Mary Cholmondeley. 

Dodd, Mead. 
Adam and Eve and Pinch Me. A. E. Coppard. 


Dead Man's Rack. W. H. Hudson. Button. 
Bliss. Katherine Mansfield. Knopf. 
A Chair on the Boulevard. Leonard Merrick. 


Original Sinners. Henry W. Nevinson. Huebsch. 
Irish Fairy Tales. James Stephens. Macmvl- 

The Thirteen Travellers. Hugh Walpole. Doran. 


5. Smart Set 39 

6. Scribner's Magazine 24 

7. Red Book Magazine 23 

8. Metropolitan ig 

9. Hearst's International ig 

10. Dial 16 

1 1. Everybody's Magazine 16 

12. Cosmopolitan 15 

13. Midland 14 

14. Atlantic Monthly 13 

15. Good Housekeeping 13 

16. Harper's Bazar 12 

17. Collier's Weekly 12 

18. Chicago Tribune n 

19. Asia 10 

20. McCall's Magazine 9 

21. McClure's Magazine 8 

22. Ladies' Home Journal 8 

23. All's Well 6 

The Best Plays of 1920-21 

Roumanian Stories. Edited by Byng. Lane. 

The Horse- Stealers. Chekhov. Macmillan. 

The Schoolmaster. Chekhov. Macmillan. 

The Schoolmistress. Chekhov. Macmillan. 

Seven Wives of Bluebeard. France. Lane. 

People. Hamp. Harcourt. 

Mogens. Jacobsen. Brown. 

Romance of the Rabbit. Jammes. Brown. HP HE second annual volume of "The Best 

Jugo-Slav Stories. Edited by Popovic. Duf- 1 Plays," compiled by Burns Mantle, the dra- 

field. matic critic of the New York Evening Mai/, 

The Shepherd's Pipe. Schnitzler. Broivn. has recently been published by Small Maynard. 

Knock, Knock, Knock. Turgenev. Macmil- The ten plays selected by Mr. Mantle as best 

Ian. of those of 1920-1921 are: 

The Two Friends. Turgenev. Macmillan. "Deburau" by Sacha Guitry. English ver- 

The following tables indicate the rank by sion by H. Granville Barker. Published in book 

number and percentage of distinctive stories form by Putnam. 

published in the twenty-three periodicals com- "The First Year" by Frank Craven, 

ing within the scope of Mr. O'Brien's examina- "Enter Madame" by Gilda Varesi and Dolly 

tion during the period between October, 1920, Byrne Published by Putnam. 

and September, 1921, inclusive. The period- "The Green Goddess," by William Archer, 

icals are those which have published an aver- Published by Knopf. 

age of 15 per cent in stories of distinction. The "Liliom," by Franz Molnar. Published by 

lists exclude reprints,, but not translations: Boni & Liveright. 

"Marv Rose," by James M. Barrie. 


1. Dial 100% "The Bad Man," by P >rter Emerson Browne. 

2. Midland 93% Novelized by Charles Hanson Towne. Novel- 

3. Asia 90% ized version published by Putnam. 

4. Harper's Magazine 74% "The Emperor Jones," by Eugene C 

5. Pictorial Review 71% Published by Boni & Liveright. 

6. Century 70% "The Skin Game," by John Galsworthy. Pub- 

7. Atlantic Monthly 65% Hshed by Scribner. 

8. Scribner's Magazine 5 2 % 

9. All's Well 43% _, r 

10. Harper's Bazar 38% The Poetry Ot 

::::::::::: g 

:::::::::::: % 

17. McCall's Magazine 19% ^n e In *, ndsay, John Gould 

18. Everybody's Magazine. 18% ***$& H aU WhelS'ani H. D as 
I0 - Co sn 2P lta "; ' ' '. l *Z carrySL on the evolutionary principle of the 

20. McClure's Magazine^ . 7% g^Vaditions. Add Frost, Robinson and 

21. Satarday Evening Post 5% gJ o ^ e names and one gets the Saxon 

22. Ladies Home Journal 5% ,$> of poetic spiri t. Sandbtrrg^ Oppen- 

23. Collier's Weekly 12% hdm Untermeyer. Giovanitti, and Rosenfeld 

BY NUMBER OF DISTINCTIVE STORIES belong to the revolutionary school of pod 

1. Pictorial Review ] .... 46 "The Anthology of Magazine Verse for I- 

2. Harper's Magazine 39 (published by Small Maynard Co.> con^ 

* Centurv . 35 tains considerable material of interest _ 

4. sSSSy E^ning ' Post: ' S who follow the yearly output of poetry. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

227 bound volumes which appeared in 1921 
were divided among the various publishers as 

follows : 


E. P. Dutton & Co '7 

Geo. H. Doran Co. 15 

Houghton Mifflin Co IS 

The Macmillan Co " 

Oxford University Press M 

G. P. Putnam's Sons 1 1 

A. A. Knopf 10 

John Lane 10 

Four Seas Co 9 

Harcourt Brace & Co 6 

Frederick A. Stokes Co 6 

Yale University Press 6 

Stratford Co 5 

Brentano's 5 

The Cornhill Co 4 

B. W. Huebsch 4 


Boni & Liveright 3 

Henry Holt & Co 3 

Chas. Scribner's Sons 3 

Frank Shay 3 

Small, Maynard & Co 3 

Dodd, Mead & Co a 

Doubleday, Page & Co a 

Duffield & Co 2 

Harvard University Press 2 

Longmans Green & Co a 

Richard G. Badger & Co 

Harper & Bros 

R. M. McBride & Co 

Moffat, Yard & Co 

Reilly & Le 

Fleming H. Revell Co 

Thomas Seltzer, Inc 

Miscellaneous 52 


Literature Abroad 

By Ernest Boyd 

The following very interesting summary of the 
year's literary output abroad appeared in the New 
York Evening Post Literary Review, December 31, 

THE close of the year naturally invites 
meditation, melancholy or otherwise, upon 
the literary production of the past twelve 
months. In the various places where books 
are discussed I have noticed lists in which 
cheerful scribes have brought together the 
volumes which seem, in retrospect, to have best 
justified their existence during the year of 
grace now ended. What has struck me most 
about these lists has been the small place al- 
lotted by most of them to American works, 
Out of any given dozen ten books at least 
are importations. Curiously, my own impres- 
sion of the year's foreign literature is that, on 
the whole, very little of outstanding merit has 
come to my notice and that the real creative 
vitality has been on this side of the Atlantic. 
Technical competence is still with the Euro- 
peans, but they have nothing to say. Over 
here, on the other hand, the impulse towards 
self-expression and original creation is power- 
ful, if rather undisciplined and naive. How- 
ever, as I have had many requests for reading 
lists of contemporary European literature, I 
purpose to recapitulate the books of 1921 which 
seem best to answer that need. I am taking 
in alphabetical order, the countries with which 
this department has been more particularly con- 

The Literary Year in France 


L'Epithalame by Jacques 'Ohardonne. 

Valentine Pacquault by Gasiton Cherau. 

La Fortune de Becot by Louis Codet. 

Le Cocu Magnifique by Fernand Crommelynck. 

Elegies by Georges Duhamel. 

Les Hommes Abandonnes by Georges Duhamel 

Maria Ohapdelaine by Louis Hemon. 

La Cavaliere Elsa by Pierre Macorlan. 

Preseances by Frangois Mauriac. 

Tendres Stocks by Paul Morand. 

Sodome et Gomorrhe by Marcel Proust. 

Vestigia Flammae by Henri de Regnier. 
L'Entrepreneur d'llluminations by Andre Sal- 


Les Precurseurs de Nietzsche by Charles An- 

Mes Souvenirs sur le Theatre Libre by Andre 

Une Nouvelle Philosophic de 1'Histoire mod- 
erne et Frangaise. Rene Gillouin. 

Petits Crayons by Remy de Gourmont. 

Lettres a Sixtine by Remy de Gourmont . 

Propos d'Anatole France bv Paul Gsell. 

De 1'Age Divin a 1'Age Ingrat by Francis 

Les Chapelles Litteraires by Pierre Lasserre. 

Le Journal de Marie Leneru by Marie Leneru. 

Charles Baudelaire by G. de Reynold. 

Souvenirs de mon Commerce by Andre Rou- 

Trente Ans de Vie Frangaise, II: Le Vie de 
Maurice Barres by Albert Thibaudet. 

The Literary Year in Germany 


Das Buch der Liebe by Max Brod. 
Rosita by Franz Karl Ginzkey. 
Der Schwierige by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. 
Nicht der Morder sondern der Ermordete ist 

Sohuld by Franz Werfel. 
Bock Gesang by Franz Werfel. 
Das Volk waoht auf by Walther von Molo. 
Fairfax by Carl Sternheim. 
Die Entfaltung. (A collection of stories by 

Paul Adler, Max Brod, Daubler Edschmid, 

Heinricfa Mann, Schickele, Steinheim, etc.) 



Sttmmula by Hermann Bahr. 

Die Tungsten by Adolph Bartels. 

Die Besten deutschen Romane by Adolf Bartels 

Aus dem Nachgelassenen Schriften eines Friih- 

vollendeten by Otto Braun. 
Maurice Barres und die Geistigen Grundlagen 

des franzosischen Nationalismus by E. Cur- 


January 28, 1922 


Die Doppelkopfige Nymphe by K. Edschmid. 
Der Untergang des Abendlandes. Vol. II by 

Oswald Spengler. 
Die Deutsche Romantik by A. Stockmann. 

The Literary Year in Ireland 


The Sword of the West by Austin Clarke. 

The Hounds of Banba by Daniel Corkery. 

The Mirror in the Dusk by Brinsley MacNam- 

The Woman at the Window. (Stories trans- 
lated from the Irish) by Padraic O'Conaire 

Hillsiders by Seumas O'Kelly 


What Sinn Fein Stands For by Aodh de 


Garden Wisdom by Stephen Gwynn. 
The Inner and the Outer Ireland by George W. 

Russell (/E). 
Imaginations and Reveries. (New, enlarged 

edition ( by George W. Russell (IE). 
On My Keeping and in Theirs by Louis J. 


The Literary Year in Italy 


Notturno by Gabriele d'Annunzio. 
Rubo by G. A. Borgese. 

II Segreto dell' Uomo solitario by Grazia 

I 4 Fanti iby G. Lipparini. 

La Casa nel Vicolo by M. Messina. 
Ne bella ne brutta by Marino Moretti. 
Signorine by Alfredo Panzini. 

II Mondo e Rotondo by Afredo Panzini. 
Come Prima Meglio di Prima by Luigi Pir- 

II Podere by Federigo Tozzi. 


La Poesia di Dante by Benedetto Croce. 
Ragguagli di Parnaso by Pietro Pancrazi. 

Poesia e storia nella Divina Commendia by 

E. G. Parodi. 
Storia di Cristo by Giovanni Papini. 

The Literary Year in Spain 


El Sendero Andante by Ramon Perez de Ayala. 
Belarmino y Apotonio by Ramon Perez de 


Las Furias by Pio Baroja. 
El Sabor de la Venganza by Pio Baroja. 
El Prestamo de la Difunta by Blasco Ibaiiez. 
Poems Maduras by Francisco Escriva de Ro- 

Treas Novelas Ejemplares by Miguel de Una- 

El Cristo de Velazquez by Miguel de 



Los Dos Luises by Azorin. 

El Espectador by Jose Ortega y Gasset. 

El Libre de los Plagios by Luis Estrana Marin. 

El Nuevo Glosario by Eugenio d'Ors. 

El Veinte en Castilla by Eugenio d'Ors. 

By Way of Comment 

These lists, needless to say, do not purport to 
give the year's best sellers, and they are ob- 
viously not exhaustive. The works mentioned 
simply represent some of the more important 
publications of the year, with special reference 
to those which have been discussed in this col- 
umn or elsewhere in The Literary Review. I 
have not recalled the inevitable volumes by 
German generals proving that the army won 
the war but the civilians lost it; nor the annual 
contributions of MM. Bourget, Loti, Bordeaux, 
and company to the railroad bookstalls of 
France ; nor the vast literature inspired by the 
belief that the millennium has dawned in Mos- 
cow. These bibliographies are primarily con- 
cerned with works of pure literature and they 
give, I think, a fair idea of what each of the 
countries mentioned has produced during the 
past twelve months. 

Necrology of 1921 


ADAMS, Frederick Upham, author and in- 
ventor, Aug. 28, aee 61. 

AICARD, Jean, poet, member of French Acad- 
emy, May 13, age 72. 

ALLEN, Dr. Joel Asaph, author and dean of 
the scientific staff of the American Museum 
of Natural History, Aug. 29. 

ANDERSON, Margaret Steele, author, editor, 
Jan. 16. 

BAGOT, Richard, English novelist and essay- 
ist, Dec. 12, age 61. 

BARCLAY, Florence, English novelist, Mar. 
10, age 59. 

BARNETT, Mrs. E. S., author, Nov. 10. 

BLACK, Dr. Samuel Charles, President of 
Washington and Jefferson College and author, 

July 25, age 51. 

BURROUGHS, John, philosopher-naturalist and 
author, Mar. 29, age 83. 

BUTLER, Dr. George Frank, author. June, 
age 64. 

CHURCHILL, Lady Randolph (Mrs. George 
Cornwallis-West), author, June 20, age 67. 

COMBA, T. Ernest, formerly American agent 
for John Lane, Mar. 25, age 70. 

CHAMBERS, Charles Haddon, novelist and 
dramatist, Mar. 28, age 61. 

CROZIER, John Beattie, Canadian historian 
and political economist, Jan. 8. age 72. 

DOBSON, Henry Austin, poet and man of let- 
ters, Sept. i, age 81. 

DOWST, Henry Payson, author and publicity 
manager, Mar. 13, age 45. 

EVANS, Donald, author and journalist, May 


The Publishers' Weekly 

27, age 36. 

.EVERETT, Caroline Mills, author, July 14. 

FITZPATRICK, Hugh L., journalist and au- 
thor, Feb. i, age 62. 

GESTFIELD, Ursula M., founder of the "Sci- 
ence and Being" movement, lecturer and au- 
thor, Oct. 22, age 76. 

GIBSON, Rev. John Monro, minister of the 
St. John's Wood Presbyterian Church, Lon- 
don, and author, Oct. 13, age 83. 

GUNSAULUS, Frank Wakeley, preacher and 
author, Mar. 19, age 55. 

HABBERTON, John, author, Feb. 25, age 79. 

HORNUNG, Ernest William, author, Mar. 22, 
age 55- 

HUNEKER, James Gibbons, music critic and 
author, Feb. 18, age 61. 

HYNDMAN, Henry Myers, leader of intel- 
lectual socialism in England and author, 
Nov. 23, age 79. 

INGRAM, Eleanor Marie, author, Mar. 22, 
age 35- 

JASTROW, Dr. Morris, Jr., Assyriologist and 
author, June 22, age 59. 

KENDALL, Dr. Calvin N., educator and 
author, Sept. 2, age 63. 

KROFOTKIN, Prince Petr A., Russian author 
and revolutionary leader, Feb. 8. 

LINCOLN, Mary Johnson, authority on cook- 
ing and household economics, Dec. 4, age 77. 

MACKENZIE, Cameron, war correspondent, 
author and former publisher, Mar. 18, age 39. 

DE MATTOS, Alexander Teixeira, translator, 
Dec. 5. 

MIFFLIN, Lloyd, poet, July 16, age 77 

MOLESWORTH, Mary Louise Stewart, Eng- 
lish novelist and writer of books for children, 
July 21, age 79. 

PERRIER, Edmond, Director of the Museum 
of Natural History in Paris, Aug. i, age 77. 

PETERS, John P., clergyman, archeologist, 
teacher and author, Nov. 10, age 69. 

PHILIPS, F. C., novelist, Apr. 20, age 73. 

REDALL, Frederick, editor of "People's En- 
cyclopedia" and compiler, May 26, age 68. 

SALTUS, Edgar, author and publicist. 
July 31, age 63. 

SCOFIELD, Rev. Dr. Cyrus I., author and 
publisher, July 24, age 78. 

SPOFFORD, Mrs. Harriet Prescott. novelist 
and poet, Aug. 15, age 86. 

STONE, Winthrop Ellsworth, President of 
Purdue University, July, age 59. 

STRONG, Dr. Augustus H., clergyman, theo- 
logian and author, Nov. 29, age 85. 

SwiFT, Rev. Dr. Judson, General Secretary 
of the American Tract Society, Aug. 19. 

TAYLOR, Bert Leston, column conductor 
known as "B. L. T.," Mar. 19, age 55. 

WENDELL, Barrett, professor of English lit- 
erature and author, Feb. 8, age 66. 


AMES, Charles Wilberforce, president and 
general manager of West Publishing Co., 
Apr. 3, age 66. 

BAILEY, Frederick S., Syracuse bookseller, 
Nov. 6, age 56. 

BAINS, William Mel'lor, Philadelphia book- 

seller, Dec. 19. 

BANGS, Lemuel W., English representative 
of Scribner's, Dec. 15, age 81. 

BARNES, Charles Joseph, for many years 
head of the Chicago division of the American 
Book Co., July n, age 83. 

BEANE, Maudlena Johnson, of the Occult 
Bookshelf, Nov. 

BERLITZ, Maximilian D., founder of the Ber- 
litz school of languages and author of .language 
textbooks, Apr. 6, age 67. 

BOWDEN, Arthur J., authority on rare books, 
Jan. 4, age 57. 

BRAUN, Marcus, publisher, Feb. 27. 

BRIGGS, John, for many years associated 
with the American Book Co., Dec. 28, age 84. 

BROCKHAUS, Albert, Leipzig publisher, 
age 66. 

CROTHERS, Renwick W., of the retail book 
business, N. Y., June 17. 

CROWELL, E. Osborne, for many years a 
member of the firm of Thomas Y. Crowell 
& Co., Nov. i, age 78. 

CROWELL, J. S., Ohio publisher, Aug. 17, 
age 71. 

DAVIS, Robert Howe, for twenty-five years 
with E. P. Dutton & Co., age 79. 

DORSEY, George Ignatius, publisher of Cath- 
olic literature, Mar. 27. 

GAGE, Sir William James, distributor of 
educational books, Jan. 14, age 71. 

GRAHAM, Dr. Edwin R., senior publishing 
agent of the Methodist Book Concern, Feb. 
19, age 67. 

GRIMWOOD, Alfred E,, for many years in 
the book business, Nov. 10. 

KLEINTEICH, Herman,, of George Sully & 
Co., Sept. 19, age 56. 

MCLAUGHLIN, Thomas J., for thirteen, 
years on the sales force of the A. L. Burt 
Co., Aug. 26. 

McMuLLEN, Albert D., of the E. W. Leav- 
ens Company, Sept. 7, age 55. 

MATTHEWS, Elkin, well known English pub- 
lisher, Nov. 10, age 70. 

MIFFLIN, George H., President of Hough- 
ton MifHin Co., Apr. 5, age 76. 

MORRIS, Frederick W., rare book expert, 
Oct. 20, age 71. 

OLLENDORF, Paul, head of the French pub- 
lishing house of the name. 

PARKER, William H., bookseller with Dut- 
ton, Brentano's. etc., Dec. 21, age 55. 

PRICE, George V., for nearly fifty years with 
Harper & Bros., Aug. 30, age 65. 

RIDINGS, Horace S., for fifty years with 
the J. B. Lippincott Co., Nov. 19, age 65. 

SMITH, Colonel Heman Page, connected 
with school book publishing firm of Richard- 
son, Smith & Co.. Jan. 15. 

STODDART, Joseph M., retired editor and 
publisher, Feb. 25, age 75. 

TAUCHNITZ, Christian K. von, Berlin pub- 
lisher, July 8, age 80. 

VAN WAGENEN. Bleecker. long a member of 
the firm of Dodd. Mead & Co.. Nov. II. 

January 28, 1922 

A Year's Library Progress 

IN making a condensed report on the 1921 
activities of the American Library Associa- 
tion Carl H. Milam, secretary, points to a net 
gain in membership of 843, bringing the total 
to 5,307. He estimates that the number of library 
workers in the United States and Canada who 
are not members of the Association is some- 
where between ten and twenty thousand. 

The Headquarters at Chicago has provided 
an employment service for many of the mem- 
bers, has conducted a campaign for recruiting 
for librarianship, has maintained extensive cor- 
respondence in helping communities erect the 
best possible buildings and is in daily touch 
with communities desiring to establish libraries. 

The Library War Service has even now not 
come to complete termination. Recently $1,000 
was authorized for books at Coblenz. The 
work of the merchant marine was transferred 
in August to the American Merchant Marine 

Library Association. A continuing connection 
with the new American Library in Paris "*^"t 
that the librarian will always be nominated by 
the A. L. A, and five trustees appointed. Moft 
of the war hospital service has now gone to the 

The publication department shows 43 new 
publications, including the valuable pamphlets 
which have done much to interest the public in 
wider reading and pamphlets, such as "View- 
points in Biography," "Children's Books for 
Christmas Presents," "Plays for Children," etc. 
Some of these publications are intended pri- 
marily for distribution to the public and many 
bookstores have availed themselves of this op- 

Some of these, including posters and ex- 
hibits, were made possible by the Books for 
Everybody Fund to which publishers, among 
others, made contribution. 

Typo BookrTrade Statistics for 1921 

GIVEN below are the tabulated statistics of the publishing and retail book-trade for 
1921, compiled by the Typo Mercantile Agency: 

Jam. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. 

Fire Losses 5 





Changes in Interest i 

New Businesses i 

Increase of Capital 2 
































































































Territorial Synopsis 

Fire Losses 5 

Incorporations 7 

Bankruptcies 9 

Deceased 13 


Changes in Interest 7 

New Businesses 8 

Increase of Capital 8 

N. E. & Southern Middle West Far West Canada 
N. Atlantic 








The Publishers' Weekly 

The Year's Activity of the Publishers' 

Annual Report of the Executive Secretary, Frederic G. Melcher 

THE Executive Committee of six, in whose 
hands, guided by the bi-monthly delibera- 
tions of the Board of Directors, lie the re- 
sponsibility for carrying on the purposes of this 
Association, have held continuous weekly 
meetings on Tuesdays since the last annual 
meeting. The President has visited the office 
daily for conference and suggestion. With 
the enlargement of the quarters there has 
come greater use of the rooms. The confer- 
ence room being made available for such 
outside groups as the Publishers Ad Club and 
The Credit Conference, as well as for meet- 
ings of the Religious Publishing group. 
Medical Publishers and Educational Pub- 
lishers and Year-Round Bookselling Cam- 
paigns. The new rooms double the floor 
space, provide a conference room that will 
hold up to forty people, a smaller committee 
room and two offices. The slight increase in 
rent is being borne by the Bookselling Cam- 
paign, whose staff of three is thus given 

The publishers of Religious Books came 
together last winter to promote a very suc- 
cessful campaign for a wider interest in re- 
ligious books and have organized again this 
winter for even more intensive work. The 
Medical publishers met on December i6th to 
consider the value of special group gather- 
ings and on January 4th the Educational 
publishers came together in the same way. 

In October the American Publishers Copy- 
right League, with its long record of con- 
structive activity, voted to become an in- 
tegral part of the Association, and this work 
was organized as the Bureau of Copyright 
of the National Association of Book Pub- 
lishers with a special committee of five in 
charge of its work. W. W. Appleton as chair- 
man and George Haven Putnam as Secre- 
tary. This Bureau is of very special import- 
ance to members during the present dis- 
cussion on the new Copyright bill and when 
the new law is passed and begins to apply 
to current business. 

Manufacturing Problems 
The fundamental problems of book manu- 
facture and distribution, which affect all 
publishers alike have occupied the larger 
part of the time of the Executive Committee 
and the office staff of three. Printing emer- 

gencies, binding crises, electrotyping and 
photo-engraving costs, freight rates, travel- 
ing and hotel expense, mail regulations, have 
been urgent problems ; the most threatening 
tariff issue the American book-trade ever 
faced; a straining of good copyright rela- 
tions with Canada, an all important project 
of revision of the fundamental copyright law 
of the United States have fallen to 1921. 

The year came in with unfavorable con- 
ditions. In spite of the pressing need of 
lowered manufacturing costs, there were in- 
creases at many points. The December 1920 
decision of the New York arbitrators had 
just increased printing wages $2.50 to $5.00 
per week. The 44 hour week was demanded 
for May 1st. In the spring the Association 
joined in the effort which brought $4.00 to 
$5.00 decreases in one group of unions in 
April. The even more pressing need of re- 
lief in compositors' wages in the fall was not 
however obtained. The 44 hour issue which 
came to a head in May ultimately brought 
open shops in Binghamton, Boston and 
Philadelphia, but only increased costs in New 
York. In January last all bindery workers 
an New York demanded wage increases cor- 
responding to those granted to the printers, 
but the Association insisted that no increases 
could be absorbed by the book-trade and the 
employers stood fast in refusal. On May ist, 
after considerable conference with the unions 
to obtain better conditions the Employing 
Binders broke with the unions and after two 
months effort got satisfactory production in 
an open shop. These various crucial situa- 
tions demanded continuous consideration 
from the Executive Committee. 

Photo-Engraving Costs 
The first of the year had brought also an 
$11.00 increase in the wages of electrotypers 
with 44 hour week and a $6.00 increase 
among photo-engravers. No relief has yet 
been found in these fields, tho better rates in 
photo-engraving have been obtained thru the 
Meyer-Martin bill, passed in the New York 
legislature in May, making it illegal for the 
Unions to set the price at which engraved 
plates should be sold. This important bill 
was backed at Albany by newspapers, 
periodicals and book publishers thru their 
several associations. 

January 28, 1922 

Another important action at Albany in 
which this Association was interested was 
the revision of the Civil Rights Act so as to 
prevent publishers being held liable for re- 
printing photographs and illustrations that 
they had bought in connection with the plates 
of some book or set. This relief was largely 
due to David S. Beasley of the University 

In the Committee's investigations into 
manufacturing costs, the possibilities of 
stereotyping has been studied as a substitute 
for the increasingly expensive electrotypes 
but, so far, not many American pressmen 
seem to get the results from these that the 
English do. 

With wages increasing or at best stationary 
in the trades that touch book manufacturing, 
the saving relief that has prevented further 
rise in retail selling prices, has been the drop 
in the cost of materials. Book paper which 
had been 4C. to 5c. before the war and had 
risen to I3C. to I5c., fell by January below 
IDC. and by summer to 7 or 8c. Binding cloth 
came down 20 per cent January isth, and had 
further reduction, tho still about 80 per cent 
higher than a few years ago. 

Freight Rate Hearings 

The fundamental costs of freight and trans- 
portation was early considered tho the 
strained conditions of railroad finances made 
it difficult to find a line of progress. In 
July a hearing was obtained before the freight 
classification committee and as a result of 
this, carload shipments to the South were put 
on the same basis as the rates to other sec- 
tions. This change will mean thousands of 
dollars a year to the educational publishers 
who would be the only ones to ship in car- 
load lots. A further application to obtain 
better classification for 'Less Than Carload 
Lots to all parts of the country was finally re- 
fused by the Federal Commission, but it is 
felt that this may yet be successfully reopened 
by placing the emphasis on educational books. 
Such hearings could only have been obtained 
by publishers acting as an organization. It 
was found that excessive demands for freight 
losses set up against railroads by certain dis- 
tributors of subscription sets, had created a 
strong prejudice in the minds of the Federal 

Co-operating with several other national 
organizations, there has been an effort to get 
some reduction in the cost of railroad travel. 
The abolition of tax on railroad fares on 
January ist has been part of the effort. It is 
hoped that provision may soon be made for 
a 5000 mile book at 2-J^c. which would be 

of great advantage in keeping men in the 

During the fall a strong drive was made to 
obtain lower hotel rates for the travelers 
representing our members. Several good 
hotels agreed, but not enough to make rt 
feasible to outline a detailed plan. It is be- 
lieved, however, that the agitation did some 
good and echoes of our effort were seen in 
the hotel men's trade papers. Costs of book 
packing were investigated and a pamphlet 
of recommendations sent to members. With 
the incoming of a new Postmaster General 
it seemed an opportune time to strike for re- 
lief from the P. O. ruling that book prices 
could not be printed in book reviews with- 
out their becoming advertising and on 
May 25, Mr. Hays sent out cancellation of 
the aggravating order. 

Tariff and Copyright 

In two directions the publishing world has 
been facing problems such as come to real 
'issue but once in many years and both of 
these carry over for .final decision in 1922: 
tariff and copyright revisions. Wheif the text 
of the Fordney Bill was published in July it 
was found that the book schedules showed 
changes that would rock the established cus- 
toms of the book business to their founda- 
tions. Publishing would be chiefly affected 
by the American Valuation clause which it 
has been estimated, would triple the actual 
amount of the duty paid on editions im- 
ported. Mr. John Macrae, vice president of 
the E. P. Dutton & Company was appointed 
by the Association to watch publishing inter- 
ests and immediate steps were taken to lay 
the case of the book publishers before the 
Ways and Means Committee, of the House 
and before influential senators. When the 
new Senate finally began hearings, the Asso- 
ciation had its plea in shape. In the mean 
time much discussion was started in news- 
papers whose columns help to form .public 
opinion. Mr. Macrae has been also forcing 
attention to the present condition whereby 
book tariff is doubled at the custom house 
thru a ruling that 1/3 of the English list 
price must be the basis for levying all duties. 
The printers and binders have appeared at 
Washington asking for a 50% duty in place 
of the suggested 20%. The Fordney clause*, 
taking from the free list, old books, books 
in foreign languages, books for the blind, 
etc., has been protested against as being a 
severe blow to the educational needs of the 
country, to the retail book-trade and as 
against all American precedent. 

New Copyright Bill Ready 
After many years of firm opposition the 


The Publishers' Weekly 

International Typographical Union gave its 
concurrence in July to the plan to revise the 
Copyright Law of the United States so as to 
omit the manufacturing clause. As soon as 
this was assured, consultations toward per- 
fecting a proper bill have gone forward. The 
result, which is about to be presented to 
Congress, is satisfactory to the Authors' 
League, represented by Eric Schuler, the Bu- 
reau of Copyright of this Association, repre- 
sented by Ivlajor Putnam and Stephen H. 
Olin; to R. R. Bowker, as independent 
authority on copyright and member of this 
Association; Theodore Solberg, the Registrar 
of Copyright. While this discussion has 
been going forward, the American Publishers 
Copyright League voted to become connected 
with this Association under the name of the 
Bureau of Copyright of the N. A. B. P., 
thereby becoming the representative of all 
this Associations' Members and of eighteen 
other firms not thus connected and paying 
special dues. This Bureau has steadily 
advocated dropping the manufacturing clause 
but has pointed out that a new copyright law 
ought to adequately protect American pub- 
lishers in the full American rights to such 
foreign books as are contracted for. Under 
the present law practically anyone except the 
American publisher can bring in the rival 
foreign edition. The American libraries have 
strongly protested and will protest actively 
at the Congressional hearings which are to 
come, against any phrase in the law that 
will curtail their right to import all books 
without reference to the American owner 
of copyright. 

Canadian Copyright 

Canadian copyright revisions have offered 
as much food for thought. Their printers 
pushed thru parliament a bill which would 
make Canadian manufacture necessary for 
full protection of rights there. Both Cana- 
dian and American authors would suffer 
from this law as well as all our members. 
A phrase in the law holds it up until pro- 
claimed by the Premier and it is still wait- 
ing and threatening. 

The office has found many opportunities 
during the year to enter into or to help 
supply book discussion to the papers and to 
see that the papers had accurate information 
on publishing conditions. There have also 
been several occasions where the Secretary 
could present the subject of book distribu- 
tion before various audiences. In March last 
your Secretary visited Toronto on the invita- 
tion of the Canadian publishers and spoke 
on new methods in promoting book sales. 
In May before the Booksellers Convention; 

in June before the annual convention of the 
American Library Association; in July at 
Chautauqua ; in the fall in several conven- 
tions of the Middle West. 

The office files of addresses, book-trade 
statistics, copyright data, etc., are becoming 
increasingly complete and valuable and in- 
quiries of all kinds are sent in ; when infor- 
mation is not on hand and falls within the 
Association's province the facts are gathered. 

Co-operative buying of supplies has been 
tested out and proved of a great saving to 
those using it. Recently the Executive 
Committee decided that the Association 
would do well to work in conjunction with 
other business men, desiring to see govern- 
ment economy, in support of the budget sys- 
tem and gave a group subscription of $100, 
whereas individual subscription would have 
been $25 per firm. 

For the Committee on New Outlets the 
office has prepared a pamphlet on "Opening 
a Book Department," one on "The Successful 
Bookshop" and material on "Starting a 
Circulating Library." Many letters on book- 
selling problems are answered, advice given 
and special interviews arranged. A canvass 
on the question of which cities need new 
bookshops has just been made . It has been 
a banner year in the increasing of new book- 
shops and most of them have been in touch 
with the office in one way or another. 

Bookselling Campaigns 

While the Executive Committee is largely 
occupied with matters of general importance 
to all publishers it has also encouraged the 
organizing of campaigns for the sale of more 
books and the Year-Round Bookselling Cam- 
paign seems to have successfully met the 
problem of increasing the aggressiveness of 
the trade and must take some of the credit 
for the good showing the publishing business 
has shown in 1921 as compared to so many 
industries. This campaign was supported by 
nearly all the publishers of the trade books 
and carried its own overhead and material 
expense. Its success has warranted a much 
increased appropriation for 1922. 

No wholly complete survey of the year's 
activities could be contained in one report 
but so many trade problems have come up 
which could only be adequately handled by 
some joint action that it now seems hard to 
imagine how the situations could have been 
met by spasmodic individual action. Joint 
effort seems economical of time and money 
and the constructive way of facing the 
present needs and future expansion of a great 
industry, a great industry facing its period 
of greatest expansion. 

January 28. 1922 


Copyright Report for the Fiscal Year 1920-21 

By Thorvald Solberg, Register of Copyrights 


THE registrations for the fiscal year num- 
bered 135,280. Of these, 127,338 were 
registrations at $i each, including a cer- 
tificate, and 5,736 were registrations of photo- 
graphs without certificates, at 50 cents each. 
There were also 2,206 registrations of re- 
newals, at 50 cents each. The fees for these 
registrations amounted to a total of $131,309. 


The total number of separate articles de- 
posited, in compliance with the copyright law, 
which have been registered, stamped, indexed, 
and cataloged, during the fiscal year is 235,122. 
It is not possible to determine exactly how 
completely the works which claim copyright 
are deposited; but as title cards are printed 
and supplied upon request to other libraries 
for all books received bearing United States 
notice of copyright, the demand for such cards 
for works not received furnishes some indi- 
cation of possible percentage of failure to 

In response to inquiries received during the 
year from the Card Division, the Order Di- 
vision, and the Reading Room in regard to 
631 books supposed to have been copyrighted 
but not discovered in the library, it was found 
that 35 of these works had been received and 
were actually in the Library, 122 books had 
been deposited and still in the Copyright Office, 
30 works were either not published, did not 
claim copyright, or for other valid reasons 
could not be deposited, while in the case of 248 
works no answers to our letters of inquiry 
had been received up to June 30, 1921. Copies 
we"e received of 196 works in all in response 
to, requests made by the Copyright Office dur- 
i&g the period of 12 months for the works 
published in recent years. 

The total copyright deposits for the year 
included : 

Printed volumes 19,306 

Pamphlets and leaflets 35,636 

Newspapers and magazines 68,148 

Dramas 3,545 

Pieces of music 47,688 

Maps 3.322 

Phonographs 13,649 

Prints 14,520 

Motion pictures 9,210 

Contributions to periodicals .... 13,125 

Works of art and drawings 3.982 

Lectures 198 

These were all produced in the United States. 
From abroad there were received 2,546 books 
in foreign languages and 247 books in Eng-' 

During the fiscal year a total of 102,789 ar- 
ticles deposited have been transferred to the 
Library of Congress. This number included 
16,632 books, 50,589 periodicals, 29,125 pieces 
of music, 3.355 maps, and 3.088 photographs 
and engravings. 


Out of the total number of articles de- 
posited in the Coypright Office .luring the peri- 
od from July i, 1909, to June 30, 1921 (2,- 
288,270), there have been transferred to the 
Library of Congress 217,555 books 285911 
pieces of music, 61,354 maps. 46,351 photo- 
graphs and prints, 442,154 newspapers and 
magazines a total of 1,053,325 pieces during 12 
years. This transfer includes a total of n 261 
volumes for the War Service Library for the 
use of soldiers and sailors during the war, 
and 13,491 volumes of American poetry and 
drama sent to the Library of Brown Uni- 


The Copyright Act of 1909 (sec. 56; re- 
quires the Register of Copyrights to fully 
index all copyright registrations. This index 
is made by using card forms carefully pre- 
pared and printed. 223,044 cards were' made 
during the fiscal year for this purpose. These 
cards are used as the printer's copy (properly 
edited) for the Catalogue of Copyright En- 
tries required by law to be prepared and 
printed at periodic intervals. When returned 
from the printer after the revision of the 
proof about half of these cards are filed in 
their proper places in the permanent card in- 
dexes. During the year 135,280 cards of this 
character were so completed and filed. The 
various permanent indexes to the copyright 
registrations now contain nearly three and a 
half million cards. To save cost of duplica- 
tion so far as practical, the title cards for 
copyrighted books prepared by the Catalogue 
Division of the Library of Congress are used 
in preparing printer's copy for the Catalogue 
of Copyright Entries, Part i, Group I (Books). 
Of the 6,673 t'tles of books entered during the 
calendar year 1920, about 6,000 were so pre- 

The remaining titles were made in the Copy- 
right Office by the Catalogue and Index Di- 
vision, as well as the index cards required for 
all other works registered, the cards numbering, 
during 1020, nearly 220,000. 

During the calendar year 1920. 136 num- 
bers of Part i, Group I, of the Catalogue were 
published, containing the book titles, with 
complete record for all renewals for books, 
and complete annual index. 1.089 plus 266 
pages; 12 monthly numbers of Part i. Group 
2, containing titles of pamphlets, contributions 
to newspapers, lectures, dramatic composi- 
tions, maps, and motion pictures, and a com- 
plete annual index, 1,952 closely printed pages : 
4 quarterly numbers of Part 2, containing a 
registrations for newspapers and magazine*, with 
annual index, 467 pages: 12 monthly numbers 
of Part 3, musical compositions, with conjp 
list of renewals for music and lists of music 
used or licensed to be used for mechanic 
reproduction, together with complete annual 


The Publishers' Weekly 

index, 2,589 compactly printed pages; and 
4 quarterly numbers of Part 4, containing 
registrations of works of art and photographs 
and prints, with annual index, 410 pages. 

The two Copyright Office bulletins most in 
demand, No. 14, containing the copyright laws, 
and No. 15, "Rules and Regulations for the 
registration of claims to copyright," were re- 
printed during the year. Information Circulars 
were printed as follows: No. 58, containing 
the President's Copyright Proclamation dated 
April 10, 1920 in regard to Great Britain and 
the British copyright Order in Council dated 
February 9, 1920, both effective on the 2d day 
of February, 1920, (6p. 8) ; and No. 59, con- 
taining the President's Copyright Proclamation 
of December 9, 1920, in regard to Denmark 
(3p. 8). A continuing demand for copies of 
the general Copyright Proclamation of April 
9, 1910, necessitated a reprint of Information 
Circular No. 40 (2p. 8 e ). 


On February 24, 1921, a joint resolution pro- 
viding that certain motion-picture films and 
talking machine records registered under the 
United States copyright laws be sent to the 
Director of the National Museum for preser- 
vation, was introduced in the Senate by Hon. 
James D. Phelan of California. It was re- 
ferred to the Senate Committee on Education 
and Labor, but there was no further action 

On April 13, 1921, Hon. Duncan U. Fletcher 
reintroduced his bill "to protect Government 
documents by copyright." The text of this bill 
is identical with Sec. I of the bill introduced 
on February 28, 1918. 

A bill to amend section i of the copyright 
law of 1909, was introduced on June 21, 
1921, by Hon. Florian Lampert and was re- 
ferred to the Committee on Patents. The 
amendment consists in the addition of a fur- 
ther proviso to the first paragraph of sec. i 
(e), in the following words: 

The copyright control shall not extend to 
public performances for profit of musical com- 
positions where such performance is made 
from printed or written sheets or reproducing 
devices issued under the authority of the 
owner of the copyright. 

My last year's report (1919-20, p. 130) noted 
the passage by the House of Representatives 
of the public printing bill, containing the pro- 
vision that "no Government publication or any 
portion thereof shall be copyrighted," but no 
action was taken by the Senate on that bill 
before the adjournment of the 66th Congress. 
Early in the 67th Congress, a public printing 
bill was introduced in the Senate by Hon. Geo. 
H. Moses, on which no action has yet been 

"A bill to consolidate, codify, revise, and 
reenact the general and permanent laws of 
the United States in force March 4, 1919," was 
introduced in the House by Hon. Edward C. 
Little on September 20. 1919, as H. R. 9389. 
Several prints of the bill were issued to De- 
cember 17, 1920, and reports were printed 
March 27, 1920 and January 13, 1921. The bill 

passed the House on December 20, 1920, and 
was presented to the Senate on December 23, 
1920. The bill was reintroduced in the 67th 
Congress as H. R. 12, April II, 1921. It was 
reported without amendment May 13, 1921 (H. 
Rept. 68), passed the House on May 16, and 
was presented to the Senate and referred to 
the Committee on Revision of the Laws on 
June 27, 1921. 


Under the authority of the act approved De- 
cember 18, 1919, providing for retrospective 
copyright protection in the United States for 
works published abroad after August I, 1914, 
and "before the date of the President's Proc- 
lamation of Peace" not heretofore copyrighted 
in the United States, a proclamation by the 
President was issued on April 10, 1920, in be- 
half of Great Britain (see my report 1919-20, 
pp. 141-147) and a similar proclamation in be- 
half of Denmark was issued on D^:ember 9, 
1920 (see pp. 136-139 of this report). 

Under .the provisions of the Joint Resolution 
of Congress (Public No. 64, approved March 

3, 1921) the act of December 18, 1919, became 
effective on March 3, 1921. Works published 
abroad in the English language after that date 
may be deposited in the Copyright Office for 
registration within 60 days after first publica- 
tion to secure an ad interim copyright in the 
United States for four months from the date 
of receipt of the deposited copy and registra- 
tion as provided by this act. 

Under the provisions of the act of March 

4, 1909, the benefits of section i (e), securing 
copyright control of the mechanical reproduc- 
tion of music, were extended to the authors of 
Sweden by the President's proclamation of 
February 27, 1920 (see pp. 135-136 of this re- 

"An Act to amend and consolidate the law 
relating to copyright" was passed by the Par- 
liament of Canada during May and assented 
to on June 4, 1921. When its provisions are 
put into effect they will seriously embarrass the 
publishers of books and periodicals in the 
United States. In response to inquiries con- 
cerning this act it is printed* in full in the 
addenda to ths report, pp. 141-168. 

The enactment of this Canadian statute 
makes it imperative that some action be 
promptly taken to secure more satisfactory 
copyright relations between the United States 
and Canada. The fundamental difficulty here- 
tofore has been the obligation to print in the 
United States books and periodicals and to 
manufacture here lithographs and photo-en- 
gravings, and the first step clearly indicated is 
the elimination by law of this requirement 
of American manufacture. The Authors' 
League of America is proposing the introduc- 
tion of an amendatory act limited to the abro- 
gation of all provisions of the Copyright Act 
of March 4, 1909, relating to American type- 
setting, etc., and to urge its prompt enactment 
by Congress. When that has been accom- 
plished satisfactory reciprocal copyright pro- 
tection between the two countries may be dis- 
cussed and arranged for. 

January 28, 1922 

Report of the Librarian of Congress 

Selections from Dr. Herbert Putnam's Annual Report 

Washington, D. C., December 5, 1921 


(From the report of the Chief of the Order 

Division, Mr. 'Slade) 

Adopting the count of printed books and 
pamphlets made in June, 1902, as accurate, 
the total contents of the Library, inclusive of 
the Law Library, at the close of the past two 
fiscal years were as follows : 


1920 1921 Gain 

Books . 2,831,333 2,918,256 86,923 

Manuscripts (a numerical 
.statement not feasi- 

Maps and charts (pieces) 166,448 170,005 3,557 
Music (volumes and 

pieces) 884,227 919,041 34,814 

Prints (pieces) 418,976 424,783 5,807 


1920 1921 

Printed books and pamphlets 120,777 86,923 

Manuscripts (a numerical statement 

not feasible) 

Map and charts (volumes and pieces) 2,964 3,557 

Music (volumes and pieces) 31,108 34,814 

Prints (pieces) 9,947 5,807 


Among the gifts received was one of a large 
lot of pamphlets, periodicals, and separate works 
that included some rare southern imprints 
dating before the Civil War, presented by 
Mr. Desha Breckinridge, Lexington, Ky., 
Miss Sophonisba Breckinridge, and Mr. 
Henry Breckinridge Washington, D. C, with- 
the gift made by them of additions to the Breck- 
inridge papers which they had previously pre- 
sented. From Viscount Bryce came a collection 
of pamphlets, periodicals, and newspapers deal- 
ing with questions of the day, particularly with 
regard to affairs of Slavic nationalities. From 
Mr. and Mrs. Hugo W. Hesselbach, Wash- 
ington, D. C, came a collection of German 
literature that formed the library of Mr. Hes- 
selbach's father, the late William Randolph 
Hesselbach. From Mr. J. Henry Holcomb, 
custodian of the records, headquarters of the 
Grand Army of the Republic, Philadelphia, 
came, in accordance with the action of the Na- 
tional Encampment, sets of the journals of the 
National and Departmental Encampments. The 
additions made by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pen- 
nell to the Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell 
collection of Whistleriana, presented by them 
to the Library in 1917, are noteworthy. 

Gifts from publishers included various im- 
ported and non-copyrighted books, as well as 
certain copyrighted books, of which additional 
copies were desired : From the B*ureau of Na- 
tional Literature, 20 volumes; M. Edouard. 
Champion, 3 volumes ; George H. Doran Com- 
pany, 35 volumes; Doubleday, Page & Com- 
pany, 34 volumes; E. P. Dutton & Company, 
16 volumes; Funk & Wagnalls Company, 13 
volumes ; B. W. Huebsch Inc., 3' volumes ; John 
Lane Company. 60 volumes ; Longmans. Green 
& Company, 89 volumes ; John W. Luce & 

Company, i volume; Andrew Melrose, Ltd. 4 
volumes; John Hendy Nash, i volume- the 
Pioneer Company, i volume; Plon-Nourrit & 
Cie, 5 volumes; Frederick A, Stokes Company 
4 volumes. 


The total of purchases during the past year 
tho not so great as in 1920, is considerably 
above the pre-war average. In that year the 
Library was in receipt of several collections of 
war material, which augmented the total receipt 
thru purchase. In addition, as during the 
past year, a number of orders that had been 
placed abroad were filled, which had remained 
unexecuted because of war conditions. Pur- 
chases of war material have been and must 
continue to be selective. For purchases gen- 
erally, with respect to quality, tho not as 
to number, obviously one of our chief sources 
is the auction roof. During the fiscal year 
1920-21, the Library bid on 1,539 items offered 
for sale at auction, and obtained 1,046 of them, 
or a little iless than 68 per cent of the number. 
The year before the Library similarly bid on 
1,688 items, and obtained 1,093 of them, or 
nearly 65 per cent of the number. The results 
thus shown, are encouraging only within limits. 

Purchase of a copy of the interesting block 
book of Italian origin, the "Opera noua contem- 
platiua" of Giovanni Andrea Vavassore, gives 
to the Library an interesting specimen of 
printing from engraved wooden blocks, and 
the first block book, other than in reproduction. 
that it has come to possess. Six incunabula 
have been added. Exceptional good fortune 
enabled us to obtain six rare issues of English 
colonial treaties with the American Indians. 
Mr. De Puy, in his bibliography of the sub- 
ject, gives 50 entries for treaties negotiated 
between 1677 and 1768 that were separately 
printed. The Library now possesses in the 
original issue 21 of the 50. 

Numerous titles in English and American 
literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth cen- 
turies significant for their literary, historical, 
or bibliographical interest have been added dur- 
ing the year; but a list of them would unduly 
swell this report. 

In the Librarian's report for 1910 was noted 
the deposit in that year, by Mrs. John Boyd 
Thacher, of Albany, N. Y., of the collection of 
incunabula brought together by her husband, the 
late John Boyd Thacher. Mrs. Thacher. again 
manifesting the same public spirit that actuated 
her husband during his distinguished career, 
has now deposited in the Library Mr. Thach- 
er's collection on the French Revolution. 


At the instance of Dr. Gaillard Hunt, form- 
erly Chief of the Division of Manuscripts, bt 
now Editor for the Department of State and 
in charge of its Libra ry and Archives, and upon 


The Publishers' Weekly 

recommendation of the Secretary of State, the 
President of the United States directed the 
transfer to the Library of Congress (under the 
general authorization of the Act of Congress 
of February 25, 1903) of the originals of the 
Declaration of Independence and of the Consti- 
tution of the United States. The formal trans- 
fer was made at the Department of State on 
September 30 (1921), when Secretary Hughes 
delivered these historic documents to the Li- 
brarian of Congress. 

The field of history is constantly broadening. 
Social, economic, educational, literary and art 
movements now claim the attention of the his- 
torian, and consequently are not to be neglected 
in the gathering of materials for his use. The 
development of the Nation can not be dealt with 
adequately without reliance on the papers of 
the Presidents of the United States. During 
the past year there have been noteworthy addi- 
tions to the presidential series. 

Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan's collection of Wash- 
ington letters includes a number not in the Li- 
brary's 400 volumes of Washington papers. In 
order to make his material available to his- 
torical scholars, Mr. Morgan graciously and 
generously had his letters photostated for this 

[The Library has also obtained other Wash- 
ington papers and correspondence of Adams, 
Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jackson, Van Bur- 
en, Tyler, Polk, Fillmore, Buchanan, Lincoln, 
Johnson, Grant, Hayes, Garfield and McKinley.] 

The Commodore John Rodgers papers fur- 
nish materials for the study of the beginning 
of the United States Navy. 

Materials for Navy history have been added 
to appreciatively by the further gift of some 
400 papers of Rear Admiral Charles Stillman 
Sperry. There are letters from the Second 
Peace Conference at The Hague in 1907, and 
an unpublished account of the cruise round the 
world of the Atlantic Fleet, 1007-9. 

The Confederate States Treasury Depart- 
ment records of expenditures from its organi- 
zation, September 19, 1861, to January 18, 1862; 
correspondence of the Treasury, including let- 
ters from collectors of customs; also quarter- 
masters' correspondence; also letters and tele- 
grams to the Secretary of War, C. S. A., are 
among the official papers deposited by the 
United States Treasury. 

These records have been supplemented by 
the purchase of the correspondence and papers 
of George A. Trenholm, the last Secretary of 
the Confederate Treasury. The group includes 
information as to cotton shipments for Treas- 
ury account and loans negotiated in France and 

By the gift of Hon. Henry Breckinridge, 
Trustee, formerly Assistant Secretary of War, 
the Library comes into possession of the papers 
of his father, the late Maj. Gen. Joseph Cabell 
Breckinridge, Inspector General of the Army. 
1889-1004. The collection is especially rich in 
materials relating to the Spanish American War. 
This addition to the Breckinridge papers adds 
an important group to a collection which begins 
with the correspondence of John Breckinridge 

(in the second generation from a Scotch Cov- 
enanter who escaped to America after the re- 
storation of the Stuarts), who was the author 
of the Kentucky Resolutions and of the legis- 
lation relating to the admission of Louisiana. 

Mr. Justice Holmes supplemented his former 
gifts by bestowing on the Library seven volumes 
of manuscripts of Dr. Holmes's writings, in- 
cluding "The Poet at the Breakfast Ta'ble" ; 
"Over the Teacups" ; "A Mortal Antipathy" 
and "Our Hundred Days" ; a volume of poems ; 
the biography of Ralph Waldo Emerson; a 
volume of notes on Emerson ; and the biog- 
raphy of John Lothrop Motley. 

The demands on the material were more di- 
versified this year than last. More important 
projects and a greater interest in historical! re- 
search were made evident by the manner in 
which the material was used. Prof. John Bach 
McMaster, of the University of Pennsylvania, 
spent several months in the division, engaged 
on the continuation of his "History of the 
People of the United States." Prof. Edward 
Channing of Harvard College has been an 
occasional visitor in connection with his "His- 
tory of the United States." Mr. Jos- 
eph Bucklin Bishop drew upon the Roosevelt 
papers here for much of the material used in 
"Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to his Children," 
and for his "Theodore Roosevelt and His Time 
as Shown in His Own Letters." Selections from 
the llast-named correspondence are now on ex- 
hibition in the Library. Prof. John Spencer 
Bassett of Smith College, was occupied for 
six months on the Andrew Jackson correspon- 
dence, with the result of adding materially to 
the Jackson papers, thru gifts of papers lo- 
cated by him. This form of cooperation is 
beneficial both to the student and to the Library. 
Mr. James Truslow Adams worked in the di- 
vision for several months on materials used in 
his "The Founding of New England." More 
than 130 different students registered for longer 
or shorter periods, and the daily average num- 
ber of persons working was about 10. 







During the fiscal year ending June 
the accessions to the Library thru the 
of Documents were as follows : 


Received by virtue of law 3,334 

Gifts of the Government of United 

States in all its branches . . 
Gifts of State governments . 
Gifts of local governments . . . 
Gifts of foreign Governments 
Gifts of corporations and associa 


By transfer 833 

Total received U.097 

By purchase, exchange, deposit, 

and transfer counted in Order 

Division) 3.290 

By binding periodicals 812 

Total handled 18,199 31,982 

In addition to the above, 2,541 maps and 
charts have been received by official donation. 

The total number of volumes and pamphlets 
handled during the year was 50,181 as com- 
pared with 57,006 for the preceding year 

30, 1921, 










January 28, 1922 

The February 

THE program of the 
Year-Round Booksell- 
ing Campaign places 
special emphasis for Feb- 
ruary on books concerning 
American biography and 
history. The poster, which 
is going out to the book- 
sellers, is one of the most 
successful that 'has 'yet been 
issued, and dealers are like- 
ly to give at honorary place 
on their walls long after 
the month is over. Black 
and white reproduction does 
not give the full effect, as 
in the color the figures of 
father and son are in bright 
orange and brown and the 
historical figures like a 
tapestry of blue and green. 

Book Reviewers 
and Churches 

AX article appears in 
the current number of 
the Congregationalist, 
which shows that one Ohio 
minister in that denomina- 
tion has found that his 
parish is decidedly inter- 
ested in current books, and 
interested also, to have them 
carefully discussed and 
the problems they present 
thrashed over : 

In the hottest part of the 
summer, a pastor in a mid- 
western church announced 
on a Sunday morning that 
lor a number of Wednes- 
day afternoons at 4.30 he 
would review popular nov- 
els. With a twinkle in his 
eye, he said that, if no one cared to appear 
at the appointed hour, he would spend that 
time in reading other novels. 

"He found the church editors of the local 
papers very willing to give free publicity. 
What was his delight, on arriving at the par- 
ish house the first afternoon, to find no peo- 
ple assembled to hear his review of Rose 
Macaulay's Totterism.' The next Wednes- 
day afternon found a capacity audience. Peo- 
ple were standing in the corridors and were 
perched in the balconies to hear his revie of 
Sinclair Lewis's 'Main Street.' The attend- 
ance was over 220, altho the thermometer 
stood at 03 in the shade. Crowds ranering 

America's Making 

told in ** 


"In these book reviews the pastor told "the 
story as simply as possible, and then very 
frankly preached as good a sermon as he 
could, on some of the problems presented. Ml 
the meetings were unsensational in style, the 
people being reverent and. attentive." 

Talks on Bookshops 

A SERIES of short talks on "The Inti- 
mate Bookshops of New York" was the 
afternoon program of the New York Libran 
Club on Thursday. January loth. The Pro- 
gram Committee had invited the managers 
different types of New York's growing group 

oiuwu at. yj IJl 111C SllctUC. V^IUUUh IdUKllIJi - .. 

from 120 to hear the reviews of Mrs. Whar- of bookshops to discuss b 

. t IVTM A * ^ .^.A, . .* *.n*r j-i * tlt*1f V I W Tt f* TV^I* 

ton's 'The Age of Innocence,' to over 300 to 
hear the review of 'The Brimming Cup.' con- 
vinced him that it is not necessary to have a 
moving picture show to secure a midweek at- 

point of view of their experience. Those who 
spoke were: Mr . Mowbray-Clarke of the S 
wise Turn Bookshop. Frank Shay ->f 
Shay's Bookshop ami Miss Marion Cutter 
the Children's Bookshop. 

The Publishers' Weekly 

In the Field of the Retailer 

A New Combination 

THERE have been many suggestions during 
the past year that the book business could 
find healthy connection with many other 
lines of merchandise besides those with which 
books are accustomed to appear. Perhaps the 
most unusual recent news of such a definite 
accomplishment is that coming from Elizabeth 
H. West, State Librarian at Austin, Texas, 
who reports that in Dallas J. A. Majors Com- 
pany of 1710 Commerce Street has an automo- 
bile shop and books happily combined. Miss 
West's description is as fallows : 

"Passing along a business street of Dallas, 
Texas, a few days ago, I noticed an automobile 
shop with books arranged on shelves on one 
side. The combination aroused my curiosity 
so that I stepped inside to inquire ho*w it hap- 
pened. I was told by the young man in charge 
that the shoo was originally a book shop deal- 
ing in medical books; the main house being in 
New Orleans ; and that automobiles had been 
added as a side line. 

"I asked him how far the two lines had 
helped each other out ; he replied that the auto- 
mobile line had apparently had no effect upon 
the bookselling end of the business, but that 
the books had helped automobile sales, in that 
several physicians coming in to buy medical 
books had become interested in the automobiles 
with several resultant sales. 

"Both lines seemed to be flourishing, and 
will soon be separated ; for the present, how- 
ever, this combination, unique so far as I 
know, is continued." 

Still Buying a Book a Week 

FIVE customers who started last year are 
still regularly buying their "book a week" ac- 
cording to the report of Will H. Johnson of 
W. B. Read & Co., B'loomington, 111. 

Mr. Johnson wrote an interesting account for 
the PUBLISHERS' WEEKLY last May of how he 
had put into practice the slogan of "Buy a 
Book a Week," and he has been pleased to 
find how many who took up the idea have not 
needed further urging to make the regular addi- 
tions to their libraries. 

ATStore Correspondence Card 

THE Little Bookstore in East Sixtieth Street, 
New York, has an attractive correspondence 
card that gives a personal touch to all the no- 
tices that go out. This card is 4^4 x ^A and 
has a decorative border with the name and 
address of the shop in a scroll across the top. 
There is a good sized writing space, and it can 
be mailed at the one cent postage rate. 
This forms a very effective way of notifying 
people about books that have come to hand 
which should be of special interest to them. 

Writing Sentiment for People 

THOSE who either sell or use greeting 
cards, which have come to be such an im- 
portant part of our every-day life, do not often 
stop to consider the careful thought that is 
given to the subject of getting the right senti- 
ment into the right shape. A most interesting 
analysis of what people like in sentiments is 
given in an article in the January American, 
based on an interview with J. P. McEvoy, edi- 
tor for the P. F. Volland Company, and well 
known to the book-trade for his energy and 
imagination of the book as well as the greet- 
ing card field. 

Mr. McEvoy says that "You would be sur- 
prised to know how many people are yearning 
for somebody, and they are either too bashful 
to say it or they do not know how to write it 
so they send 'Yearning-for-you' cards. Other 
popular cards are the 'heart-home-and-mother' 
and the lonely theme. The best selling Valen- 
tine Day card Volland ever had carried the sim- 
ple line, 'Aw, go on ! Have a heart!' The best 
selling birthday card said 'Cheer up, everybody 
'has 'em." As Mr. McEvoy points out, the edi- 
tor of a magazine may study the tastes and 
ideas of the people and yet never know exactly 
what part of what he prints is most in line with 
public sentiment. The greeting card manufac- 
turer is left in no such uncertainty. He has 
a very direct check on the sales, as people read 
what they buy and buy what they like to read. 

Eighty Years a Bookstore 

ADAMS Book Store at 165 North Main St, 
Fall River, has been celebrating its eightieth 

It was founded in 1842 by Robert Adams and 
continued by his son, Edward S. Adams, until 
he retired in 1917 in favor of Laughlin W. Mc- 
Farland who had been long connected with the 

To celebrate the anniversary, one of the show 
windows of the store was filled with papers and 
mementoes of the days when Fall River was 
young. Among the papers were receipted bills 
covering many years, which showed that in 
those days it was very common to have annual 
settlements between retailers and manufactur- 
ers and also between these same merchants and 
their customers. lit was not until the early sev- 
enties that bills began to be presented quar- 

Among other papers was an order upon Rob- 
ert Adams for schoolbooks for those children 
who could not afford to purchase their own. 
One of these was signed by Samuel Longfel- 
low, brother of the poet, who was Unitarian 
minister there and chairman of the school com- 
mittee. Edward S. Adams still retains his desk 
at the store tho taking no active part in the 

January 28, 1922 


Foreign Language Books 

THAT there is less study of foreign lan- 
guages in the colleges of the country than 
previously is indicated by the figures given out 
at a recent conference of eighteen leading col- 
leges and universities at Chicago. Ten years 
ago, about twenty-five per cent of all the stuh 
dents were taking foreign languages ; now, only 
twenty-one and one-third per cent. This is con- 
trary to what would have been expected as the 
result of our wider interest in world affairs, 
and will mean less textbooks for that field and 
less literature in the foreign languages sold 
than heretofore. There has been an increase in 
the study of the sciences. 

Leary's Location Threatened 

THE time-honored site of the famous second- 
hand bookstore of Leary, Stuart & Co. at 
9 South Ninth St. has been threatened by an 
ordinance introduced before the Philadelphia 
City Council whose object is to provide for the 
widening of Ludlow St. The object of this 
widening is to provide a delivery approach to 
the big new extension for Gimbel Bros, depart- 
ment store. 

The action will be opposed by Hon. Edwin 
S. Stuart, head of this book business and former 
governor of Pennsylvania wiho moved the busi- 
ness to that location in 1877. Mr. Stuart ex- 
plains that if it were a matter of civic im- 
provement he would not complain but as it is 
merely a business proposition he believes that 
the (bookstore should be left on the site where 
it is known to thousands thruout the country. 

No Canadian Import Marking 

BY an order-in-council just passed at Ot- 
tawa, the regulation of making necessary 
an imprint on all goods shipped into Canada 
has been again postponed and it seems unlikely 
that it will ever be revived. 

This import regulation was originally planned 
for October ist and then, because of objections 
received from importers, was delayed until Jan- 
uary. The act of postponement is effective 
"until after the close of the next session of 
Parliament" the Parliament coming to session 
in March. 

International Theatrical Exhibit 

THE association, Kunst aan het Volk (Art 
1 for the People) will organize in January and 
February a theatrical exhibition in the Munici- 
pal Museum. A section will be devoted to lit- 
erature concerning the modern theater in all 
its details. The printed catalog which wilt be 
sold at the exhibition will specially mention tl 
names of the editors, the owners, and those 
who offered books, so that the booklet will be- 
come an important acquisition for the literature 
of the theater, that means a universal biblio- 
graphy of the world's theater literature, a 
permanent guide for all those interested in the 
movement of the modern theater. 

Current Clippings 

Boni & Liveright will soon publish the first 
novel of Edna St. Vincent Millay. 

There is a rumor that Cosmo Hamilton U 
making a stage play of A. S. M. Hutchinson's 
"If Winter Comes." 

Amy Lowell started a brief lecture tour, 
January 11. She went first to Pittsburgh, then 
to Cleveland, Newark, Trenton, and New York. 
She will speak five times in New York City. 

A woman was overheard asking in the John 
Wanamaker bookshop the other day for "The 
Woman With a Mirror." The clerk found 
that she meant "The Glass of Fashion." 

ANOTHER novel by Knut Hamsun has been 
announced for publication by Knopf. It is 
"Wanderers," which combines the two original 
Norwegian novels "Under the Autumn Stars" 
and "A Wanderer Plays With Muted Strings." 
Other novels by Hamsun will follow at regular 

Ax EXPERIMENT unique in the theater will 
be launched by the Theatre Guild on Feb. 2. 
when it will begin the presentation of Shaw's 
newest play, "Back to Methuselah," at the 
Garrick Theatre. The length of the play is 
such that it will require three evenings for 
its presentation, and accordingly it will be 
given as a cycle. 

"Back to Methuselah" has been available m 
book form for a number of months, published 
by Brentano's, but the presentation at the 
Garrick will be the first performance on any 
stage. By its readers it has been generally 
regarded as unactable chiefly because of 
length and the impossibility of -condensing 
it, even if George Bernard Shaw were to give 
his consent. 

ANNOUNCEMENT is just made at the University 
of Chicago that the contestants for the annual 
John Billings Fiske Prize in Poetry are re- 
quired to have their manuscripts m t! 
dent's Office not later than March I. The cor 
petition is open to all students in the univer 
both graduate and undergraduate. The 
ject, length and form of the verse are 1 
to the discretion of the student 
ning poem will be awarded the pme of I 
dollars, and the university reserves the i 
of first publication. Selections from last yea 
prize winner (a cycle of short poems) were 
published in the Vmrrsity Record. 
Atlantic Monthly, and Poetry. The prize _was 
established in 1920 by Horace Spencer Fi.s 
in memorv of his father, a Ph. Beta Kappa 
graduate of Union College, New Yorl 


The Publishers' Weekly 

New Issue of Mileage Books 

THE Senate passed on January 2ist the In- 
terchangeable Mileage Book Bill, which di- 
rects 'the Interstate Commerce Commission to 
authorize railroads to issue mileage books of 
from 1,000 to 5,000 miles at "just and reason- 
able rates." The National Association of Book 
Publishers has been co-operating with other 
national groups in pressing for some action of 
this kind, in order to make it more economical 
to keep men in the field. 

It had been argued that a 2 l / 2 cent mile rate 
ought to be obtained, but the Bill leaves the 
rate to the Commission. Present mileage aver- 
ages about 3.6 cents to a mile. The general im- 
pression is that the mileage will be issued at 
2^4 or 3 cents a mile, or from $6.00 to $8.50 
saving per 1,000 miles. 

Navy Books Sold 

A GREAT quantity of miscellaneous books, 
which had been stored in Brooklyn since 
the war, has been bought by Gimbel's New 
York Store and was placed on sale January 
ipth. This large collection of 40,000 volumes 
is not of the books that were put on the ves- 
sels by the War Service of the American Li- 
brary Association, but is part of a quantity 
purchased by the navy itself before the A. L. A. 
established its connection with the ships. The 
books are -entirely new and include a great 
many on travel, biography, several thousand 
Everyman's Library, etc. 



Army and Navy Club, 
Washington, D.C. 
Jan. 21 st, 1922. 

Last August I rented my house at 1825 Q St., 
N. W., to a Dr. J. F. d'Vallier, who claimed 
to be a British subject, and was attached to the 
British Embassy. The man left Washington 
early in January leaving many creditors and 
I discover that he has removed and presum- 
ably sold about 500 volumes from my library 
consisting for the most part of travel, explor- 
ation, Northwest, Southwest, American Indians, 
military subjects and general books. To date 
I have traced only one book, Peary's "Farth- 
est North," which was sold in Boston. 

I would grealty appreciate the publication of 
this letter as it might be the means of enabling 
me to trace at least a portion of my property. 
There was also a painting of the Crystal Pal- 
ace Glacier, Greenland, and several articles of 


Brig. General, U. S. A., 


Ocean Rates Drop 

THE cost of shipping from Europe is now 
about 1 20 per cent above the pre-war level, 
but has receded considerably from the highest 
rates of 1920. 

Newly collected data from the Atlantic ports 
show that on general cargoes the cost per 100 
pounds from the United Kingdom was 17 cents 
pre-war, $1.20 January, 1920, and at present 
40 cents to 75 cents ; from Hamburg, which was 
20 cents before the war and which rose to $1.50 
January, 1920, the rate is now 45 cents. 


J. H. Lange, formerly with Barse and Hop- 
kins, is now connected with Hall Brothers, 
Kansas City, Mo., and will represent them in 
New York and New Jersey, with their line 
of greeting cards. 

W. C. BECKER, who has traveled for E. P. 
Dutton & Company the past 15 years has re- 
signed to go with P. F. Valland & Co. For 
the past three years Mr. Becker sold the Dutton 
line to the larger New York trade succeeding 
the late Le Baron D. Scribner. 


Two well-known Whitaker publications are 
now to be issued under one cover, under the 
name of The Bookseller and the Stationery 
Trades Journal. It will be an illustrated 
monthly record of the book, stationery, leath- 
er goods and allied trades. It is published in 
London and the price is to be five shillings per 

Business Notes 

BOSTON. J. G. Williams, whose separation 
from the Williams Bookstores Co., Old South 
Meeting House, was announced this month, is 
now giving his entire time to the Talmud So- 
ciety at 33 Newbury Street, where he is treas- 
urer ana general manager. 

NEW YORK. The Cornhill Publishing Co. of 
Boston has opened a New York branch at 
7 West 49th Street. 

no longer connected with Whitcombe and 
Tombs, Ltd. The Melbourne and Tombs' Lon- 
don branch will be continued under new man- 
agement. All correspondence should be ad- 
dressed to the head office at Christchurch, New 

PHILADELPHIA. The Warham Book Shop 
will be opened on February ist at 1524 Walnut 
St., by H. H. Warner and S. R. M. Stearns, 
both University of Pennsylvania graduates. 
They are to have the remodeled first floor of 
the house that was once the residence of S. 
Weir Mitchell. The stock will be general 
new books. 

January 28, 1922 


Changes in Price 

Courage from $1.50 to $1.00 

Cheero " 1.25 

The Hall With Doors " 1.75 

The Supreme Gospel cloth .80 

Dreams and Voices from 3.00 

Tama " i.oo 

Womans Point of View " 1.25 




Obituary Notes 


VISCOUNT BRYCE died very suddenly at Sid- 
mouth England on January 22. 

He was one of the foremost scholars of poli- 
tics and government in the world. This repu- 
tation he first acquired with the publication of 
"The Holy Roman Empire," a dissertation pub- 
lished when he was only 24 years old. He was 
for six years the Ambassador from Great 
Britain to this country and did more for the 
betterment of Anglo-American relations than 
any of his contemporaries. He was a famous 
mountain climber, and had scaled many peaks 
hitherto considered impossible. One of these 
was Mt. Ararat. He was a skilled linguist, 
writing and speaking six languages fluently in 
addition to English. 

James Bryce was born in Belfast, Ireland, 
May 10, 1838. He was educated at the Univer- 
sity of Glasgow, and later became a scholar 
at Trinity College, Oxford, where he took his 
degree in 1862. For fifteen years he practised 
as a barrister. More than thirty universities in 
all parts of the world have awarded him their 
highest honorary degrees. 

Lord Bryce's famous works include : 

"The Flora of the Island of Arran," 1859; 
"The Holy Roman Empire," 1862 ; "Report on 
the condition of Education in Lancashire," 1867 ; 
"The Trade Marks Registration Act, with In- 
troduction and Notes on Trade Mark Law," 
1877; "Transcaucasia and Ararat," 1877; "The 
American Commonwealth," 1888; "Impressions 
of South Africa," 1897; "Studies in History 
and Jurisprudence," 1001 ; "Studies in Contem- 
porary Biography," 1003; "The Hindrances to 
Good Government," 1009; "South America: 
Observations and Impressions," 1912; "Univer- 
sity and Historical Addresses." 1913; "Essays 
and Addresses on War," 1918; "Modern De- 
mocracies," 1921. 


JOHX KENDRICK BANGS, the author, died at 
Atlantic City on January 21. He was taken 
511 about two weeks before and two operations 
have been necessary. The third was aban- 
doned before it was completed because of 
the author's weakness and he did not retrain 
consciousness at the end. About two weeks 
ago it was thought he could not live twenty- 
four hours, but his characteristic humor camo 
to his aid and to the amazement of his phy- 
sicians he rallied. 

He was born in Yonkers, May 27, 1862. He 
graduated from Columbia in 1883, and there- 
after studied law. He was well known in 

civic and political circles as well as among 
men of letters. In 1918 he went to France 
for the Y. M. C. A. and the American Com- 
mittee for Devastated France. One of his lec- 
tures was interrupted by an air raid. He 
is survived by his wife and three sons. 
The list of his works includes : 
"Roger Camerden," 1886; "Katherine," 1887; 
"The Lorgnette," 1887; "Mephistopheles," 
1888; "New Waggings of Old Tales," 1888; 
"Tiddley winks Tales." 1890; "The Tiddley- 
winks Poetry Book," 1890; "In Camp With 
a Tin Soldier," 1891 ; "Coffee and Repartee," 
1893; "The Water Ghost," 1893; "Three 
Weeks in Politics," 1894; "The Idiot," 1895; 
"Mir. Bonaparte of Corsica," 1895 ; "A House- 
Boat on the Styx," 1895; "A Rebellious 
Heroine," 1896; "The Pursuit of the House 
Boat," 1897. "Paste Jewels," 1897 ; "The Man- 
tle Piece Minstrels," 1897; "Ghosts I Have 
Met," 1898; "Peeps at People," 1898; "The 
Enchanted Typewriter," 1899; "Cobwebs From 
a Literary Corner," 1899; "The Idiot 
at Home," 1900; "Olympian Nights," 1902; 
"Uncle Sam, Trustee," 1902; "Emblemland," 
1962; "Over the PJum Pudding," 1902; 
"Molly and the Unwise Man," 1902; "Pro- 
posal Under Difficulties," 1905; "The 
Worsted Man," 1905; "Lady Teazle," 

JOHN CHAPMAN ROCKWELL, who died in Port 
Chester, N. Y., on January 4th, was widely 
known as a schoolman and a bookman. He 
was born in Danbury, Conn., sixty-two years 
ago, and his early education was acquired in 
the common schools of that section. He en- 
tered the teaching profession upon his gradua- 
tion from the Potsdam Normal School and. 
after teaching for several years in Bronxville. 
he assumed charge of the local schools system 
of Port Chester. Later he purchased a con- 
trolling interest in the Schermerhorn Teach- 
ers' Agency. He subsequently retired from 
that connection to become district superin- 
tendent in Westchester County. At the time 
of his death, he was an agent for Hinds, Hay- 
den & Eldredge, Inc., of New York. He was 
widely acquainted in New York State and 
New England and numbered very many warm 
personal friends among the schoolmen and 
bookmen with whom he came in contact. 

New York Booksellers Meet 

"THE New York Booksellers' League held its 
1 first dinner of the year at the Hotel Bree- 
vprt on January i8th. The evening's speak- 
ers included, in addition to the Hon. David 
O'Connell who presided in the absence of Mr. 
Wilson. Mr. Shaw Desmond, author of "Gods," 
"Passion." "Democracy," etc., and Mr. John 
Farrar, editor of the Bookman. Mr. William 
Beebe who was announced was unable to come. 
The Membership Committee seems to be 
growing more active. At this meeting it was 
announced that nine new members had been 


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Directory of Publishers, Printers and Authors 
Issuing Books During 1921 

A No. i Publishing Co., Erie. Pa. 

Abbatt (William), 28 W. Elizabeth St.. Tarrytown, 

Abel Publishing Co., 4*1 Caxton Bldg., Cleveland, O. 
Aberthaw Construction Co., Boston. Mass. 
Abingdon Press, 150 Fifth Ave.. New York 
Academy of Political Science, Columbia University, 

Broadway, n6th St., New York. 
Adams Press. 240 Broadway, New York. 
Adjutant-General's Office, Boston, Mass. 
Advertiser (The), Elmira, N. Y. 
Aetna Explosive Co., 165 Broadway, New York. 
Alabama State Department of Archives and History, 

Montgomery, Ala. 

Albany Evening Journal, Albany, N. Y. 
Alberta Publishing Co., 333 E. i7th St., New York. 
Albig (George L.), Ridgefield Pk., N. J. 
Alden (C. K.), 47 Mather St., Dorchester Center, 

Allen, Lane & Scott, ian Clover St., Philadelphia, 


Altemus (Henry) Co., 1326 Vine St., Philadelphia, Pa. 
Allied Code Co. of the U. S., 233 B'way, New York. 
Allyn & Bacon, 50 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 
American Academy of Political and Social Science, 

36th St. and Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 
American Acceptance Council, in Broadway, New 


American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. 
American Association for International Conciliation, 

407 W. ii7th St., New York. 
American Association for Organizing Family Social 

Work, 130 E. 22nd St., New York. 

American Automobile Digest, Butler Bldg.. Cin- 
cinnati, O. 
American Bankers' Association, 5 Nassau St., New 

American Baptist Publication Society, 1701 Chestnut 

St., Philadelphia, Pa. 
American Bee Journal, Hamilton, 111. 
American Bible Society, Bible House. 8th St. and 

Astor PL, New York. 

American Book Co., 100 Washington Sq., New Y_ork. 
American Bureau of Engineering, 1601 S. Michigan 

Ave., Chicago, 111. 
American Bureau of Metal Statistics, 115 B'way, 

New York. 
American Bureau of Trade Extension, Washington, 

D. C. 

American Child Hygiene Association, 1211 Cathe- 
dral St., Baltimore, Md. 

American Citizen Publishing Co., Iowa City, la. 
American Civil Liberties Union, 138 W. I3th St., 

New York. 

American Commerce Association, Chicago, 111. 
American Committee of Justice, 1904 Adeline St., 

Oakland, Calif. 
American Committee on Conditions in Ireland, 

501 Fifth Ave., New York. 

American Dyes Institute, 130 W. 42nd St., New York. 
American Economic Association, Princeton, N. J. 
American Educational Co., 314 W. Superior St., 

Chicago, 111. 

American Ethical Union, 2 W. 64th St.. New York. 
American Exchange National Bank, 128 Broadway. 

New York. 

American Exporter, 17 Battery PL, New York. 
American Express Co., New Business Dept., New 

York City. 
American Geographic Society, Broadway and i$6th 

St., New York. 
American Institute of Accountants, Endowment 

Fund, 132 Cedar St., New York. 
American Institute of Architects, 313 E. 2*rd St , 

New York. 

American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical En- 
gineers, 25 W. 39th St., New York. 
American Issue Publishing Co., Westerville O 
American Jewish Book Co., 148 E. 57th St., 'New 

American Library Association Publishing Board, 

78 E. Washington St., Chicago, 111. 
American Museum of Natural History, Columbus 

Ave. and 77th St., New York. 

American New Church Tract and Publishing So- 
ciety, 2129 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 
American Numismatic Society, B'way and issth St., 

New York. 

American Peace Society, 613 Colorado Bldg., Wash- 
ington, D. C. 
American Photographic Co., 221 Columbus Ave., 

Boston, Mass. 
American Poultry Journal, 523 Plymouth Court, 

Chicago, 111. 
American Poultry School, 115 E. 3ist St., Kansas 

City, Mo. 

American Press, 439 Lafayette St., New York. 
American Publicity Committee, Iowa City, la. 
American Radiator Co., 140 W. 42d St., New York. 
American Red Cross, i7th St. bet. D. and E., N. W., 

Washington D. C. 
American Sabbath Tract Society, Babcock Bid*.. 

Plainfield, N. J. 
American Scandinavian Foundation, 25 W. 4Sth St., 

New York. 
American School of Home Economics, 506 W. 6oth 

St., Chicago, 111. 

American Silk Journal, 373 4th Ave., New York. 
American Social Hygiene Association, 105 W. 4Oth 

St., New York. 
American Sports Publishing Co., 45 Rose St , New 

American Sunday School Union, 1816 Chestnut St , 

Philadelphia, Pa. 
American Technical Society, Drexel Ave. and 8th 

St., Chicago, 111. 
American Tract Society, Park Ave. and 4Oth St., 

New York. 
American Veterinary Publishing Co., o S. Clinton 

St., Chicago, 111. 
American Warehousemen's Association, General 

Committee on Central Bureau, Pittsburgh Pa 
Amherst Publishing Co., Amherst, N. H. 
Anderson (W. H.) Co., 524 Main St., Cincinnati, O. 
Anderson Publishing Co., Los Angeles Cal 
Andrae (E. H.), 1801 Young St., Dallas, Tex 
Anglo and London Paris National Bank, Sutler and 

bansome Sts., San Francisco, Cal. 
Apostolic Way, Union City, Ga. 
Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston, Mass. 
Appeal to Reason, Girard, Kas 
Appleton (D.) & Co., 35 W. 32d St., New York. 
Arbor Press, Greenwich, Conn. 
Arcady Press & Mail Advertising Co., 222 Stark St 

Portland, Ore. 
Architectural & Building Press, 24 W. 3 9th St., New 


Architectural Book Publishing Co., 31 E. I2th St. 
New York. 

Architectural Record Co., 119 W 4Oth St., New York. 

Archives of Psychology, Substation 84, New York 

Arens (Egmont H.), 27 W. 8th St., New York 

Arkansas Bureau of Mines, Manufactures and Agri- 
culture, Little Rock, Ark. 

Armour & Co., Union Stock Yards, Chicago, 111. 

Armours Bureau of Agricultural Research and Eco- 
nomics, Chicago, 111. 

Arnold (H. V.), Larimore, N. D. 

Arnold (Walter L.), Guilford, Me. 

Art Printing Co., 813 Trent Ave., Spokane, Wash. 

Aryan Theosophical Press, Point Loma, Cal 

Associated Industries of Massachusetts, 1034 Kim- 
ball Bldg., Boston. Mass. 

Association Press, 347 Madison Ave., New York 

Association of Official Agricultural Chemists, Wash- 
ington. D. C . 

Atlantic Monthly Press, 8 Arlington St., Boston 

Atlas Printing Co., Binghamton, N. Y. 

Atkinson (Wilrner) Co., 232 W. Washington Sq., 
Philadelphia, Pa. 

Atwood (William F.), 52 Chauncey St., Boston, 

Augsburg Publishing House, 452 S. 4 th St., Minne- 

apohs, Minn. 
Augustana Book Concern, Rock Island, 111. 

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Austin Publishing Co., Los Angeles, Cal. 
Authors Club, 7th Ave. and $6th St., New York. 
Auto Vacuum Freezer Co.. Inc., 220 W. 42nd St., 

New York. 
Automobile Blue Books Corp., 239 W. 39th St., New 

Automobile Club of America, 247 W. 54th St., New 

Automobile Engineering Co., 14 W. Washington St., 

Chicago, 111. 

Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame, Ind. 
Axerod (Jay), St. Paul. Minn. 
Ayer (N. W.) & Son, 308 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, 


Babcock & Wilcox Co., 85 Liberty St., New York. 
Bacon & Brown, Cambridge 38, Mass. 
Badger (Richard G.), 194 Boylston St., Boston, Mass. 
Bagnasco Press, 226 Lafayette St., New York. 
Bailey (A. R.), Box 822, Seattle. Wash. 
Baker (Judge) Foundation, Boston, Mass. 
Baker (Walter H.) & Co., 5 Hamilton PI., Boston, 


Baker & Taylor Co., 354 Fourth Ave., New York. 
Baker, Voorhis & Co.. 45 John St., New York. 
Baker's Helper Co., 327 S. La Salle St., Chicago, 111. 
Baldwin Law Book Co., 523 Court PI., Louisville, 


Ballantyne (James), 6 Greenville St., Roxbury, Mass. 
Ballantyne (W.) & Sons. 1409 F St., N. W., Wash- 

ington, D. C. 
Baltimore Department of Legislative Reference, 

Baltimore, Md. 
Bancroft-Whitney Co., 200 McAlister St., San Fran- 

cisco, Cal. 

Bankers Service Co., Los Angeles, Cal. 
Bankers Trust Co., 16 Wall St.. New York. 
Banks Law Publishing Co., 23 Park PL, New York. 
Banta (George) Publishing Co., MenasEa, Wis. 
Baptist Standard Publishing Co., Dallas, Tex. 
Baraboo News Publishing Co., Baraboo, Wis. 
Barber (J. F.), 1012-18 Filbert St.. Philadelphia. Pa. 
Bardeen (Charles William), 315 E. Washington St., 

Syracuse, N. Y. 

Barker (E. Frye), 15 W. io;th St., New York. 
Barnes (A. S.) & Co., 30 Irving PI., New York. 
Barren (Robert), Arden, Del. 

Barrows (Frank E.), 165 Broadway, New York. 
Barry (James H.) Co., 1122 Mission St., San Fran- 

cisco, Cal. 

Barse & Hopkins, 23 E. 26th St., New York. 
Baruch (Bernard Mannes), 15 E. 49th St., New York. 
Beacon Book Shop, 26 W. 47th St., New York. 
Beacon Press, 25 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 
Beally (J. A.), 245 N. Hope St., Los Angeles, Cal. 
Beckley-Cardy Co., 312 W. RandolpTT'St., Chicago, 

Bee (Henry) Co., 32 Union Sq., New York. 
Beebe (Theodore Eaton), 1334 E. Second St., Long 

Be-ich, Cal. ' 
Belgian Specialty House, 6340 S. Racine St., Chicago, 

Bell (James A.) Co., Elkhart. Ind. 

Bell Book & Stationery Co., 914 E. Main St., Rich- 

mond, Va. 
Bender (Matthew) & Co., 109 State St., Albany, 

N. Y. 

Benignus (Wilhelm). 330 E. 6gth St., New York. 
Bensinger (C.) Co., 15 Whitehall St., New York. 
Benziger (Blase) & Co., 98 Park PI., New York. 
Benziger Bros., 36 Barclay St., New York. 
Bergen County Historical Society, Hackensack, N. J. 
Bernheim (Beatrice B.), 404 Riverside Drive, New 


Bethel Publishing Co., New Carlisle, O. 
Betts (Cravem L.), Great Kills, N. Y. 
Bibliophile Society, Boston, Mass. 
Bible Institute Colportage Association. 826 La Salle 

Ave., Chicago, 111. 

Biblioteea Romana, 72 Greenwich St.. New York. 
Biddle Press, izth and Cherry St., Philadelphia, Pa. 
Biddle Publishing Co.. 19 W. 44?! St.. New York. 
BiRclow-Brown & Co., 286 Fifth Ave., New York. 
Biological Society of Washington, Washington, D. C. 
Blackstone Memorial Library, Branford, Conn. 
Blake (Mrs. Katherine A.\ Tarrytown, N. Y. 
Blakiston's (P.) Sons & Co., 1012 N. Walnut St.. 

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Blied Printing Co.. Madison, Wis. 
Bloch Publishing Co., 26 E. 22d St., New York. 
Blogg (H. A.), 2506 St. Paul St., Baltimore. Md. 

Surmgneld. Ma*s. 

' 'Co., 18 University Su, Indunapulit. 

Boericke & Tafel, ion Arch St., I' 
Bogue (B. N.), Indianapolis. Ind. 

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Bolton Publishing Co., Jacksonville, Flm. 
lion i & L.veright. 105 W. 4Oth Su, New York. 
Bonnier (Albert), 561 Third Ave., New York. 
Bookiellow (ihe), 4917 Blackstone Ave.. 
te Printin Co - Centu 

Borton (Francis), Riverside, Calif. 

Boston Public Library, Boston, Mass 

^M 10 "' Statlstics Apartment, 73 City 'Hall, Boston. 

Bowker (R R.) Co., 62 W. 45th St.. New York. 
Boyden (W. L.), ,6th and S. Sis.. W^hmgtou. D. C 
Bradley (Milton) Co., 43 Cross St., Sprmg'eld. Ma*T 
Braid & Hutton, 10 Whitaker St., Savannah. Oa. 
Brandow (John Henry). 59 Manning Bird.. Albany. 

Branham (Ben. P.) Co., 95. -957 Insurance Exchange. 

Chicago, 111. 

Braunworth & Co., 80 Broadway, N. Y. 
Brazier (Marion H.), Trinity Court, Boston, Mais 
Brentano s, sth Ave. & 27th St., New York 
Brereton (Bernard John Stephen), Tacoma. Wash 
Brethren Publishing House, Elgin, 111. 
Brethren's General Mission Board, Elgin 111 
Brevity Publishing Co., Plymouth Bldg., Chicago III 
Brewer (Luther Albertus), Cedar Rapids. la 
Brick & Clay Record, 610 Federal St., Chicago. Ill 
Brick Row Book Shop, Inc., 104 High St.. Xew 

Haven, Conn. 

Brickor (George W.), New York 
Bridgman (Edward C.), Pelham. N. Y. 
Brininstool (E. A.), 1428 S. Norton Ave., Lot An- 

geles, Calif. 

Brix (Maurice), Philadelphia. Pa. 
Bromwell (Henrietta E.), 646 Williams St.. Den- 

ver, Colo. 
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Washington St., cor. John- 

son St., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Brown (R. L.), Box 15. No. 6, Salisbury, N. C. 
Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co., Providence. 

R. I. 

Brown (N. L.), 123 Lexington Ave., Xew York. 
Brown University Library, Providence, R. I. 
Browne (William Bradford), Box 432, North Adami. 

Bruce Publishing Co., 129 Michigan Ave., Milwaukee. 


Bruno (Guide), P. O. Box i, Station D. New York. 
Bryan (James William) Press, 324 Munsey Bldg.. 

Washington, D. C. 
Buffalo Foundation, Buffalo. N. Y. 
Bundscho (J. M.), 58 E. Washington St.. Chicago. 

Bungalowcraft Co.. Los Angeles. Ca.1. 
Burbank (A. S.), 19 Court St.. Plymouth. Mast. 
Bureau of Industrial Research, 280 4th Are., JSew 

Bureau of Municipal Research. 361 Broadway. New 

Bureau of Railway Economic*. Home Bide.. Wash- 

ington, D. C. 

Burkley Printing Co., 417 S. lath St.. Omaha. N>b. 
Burroughs Welcome & Co.. 18 E. i*t St.. New 


Rurt (A L.) Co.. 114-130 E. i.?d St.. New York. 
Burton Publishing Co., 509 E. 9<h St.. Kansas City. 


Busmell's Book Store. Montpelier. Vt. 
Butler (H. A.), 710 Stambaugh Bid*.. YoungsWwB. 


Butterick Publishing Co.. 22* Spring SI.. New York. 
Byrne (John) Co., 715 'th St.. V- W.. Washing- 

ton, D. C. 
Byrne Publishing Co., 57 E. Jackson Bird.. CM- 

cago, 111. 

Cactus Club. Denver. Colo. 

Cadmus Book Shop. 3 W. J4th St.. New York. 
Caldwell (A. B.) Publishing Co. 147 Central Bldg.. 

Atlanta. Ga. 


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California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, Cal. 

California State Board of Health, San Francisco, Cal. 

California Department of Agriculture, Sacramento, 

California Fish & Game Commission, Sacramento, Cal. 

California Historical Survey Commission, Sacramento, 

California Secretary of State, Sacramento, Cal. 

California State Board of Health, Sacramento, Cal. 

California State Industrial Accident Commisssion, Sac- 
ramento, Cal. 

California State Library, Sacramento, Cal. 

California State Mining Bureau, Terry Bldg., San 
Francisco, Cal. 

Callaghan & Co., 401 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 111. 

Calvary Baptist Church, Religious Literature Dept., 
123 W. 57th St., New York. 

Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, Mass. 

Capital City Press, Montpelier, Vt. 

Capper (Arthur), Jackson & 8th St., Topeka, Kan. 

Carlisle (A.) & Co., 221 Bush St., San Francisco, Cal. 

Carnegie Endowir.ent for International Peace, Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teach- 
ing, 576 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 
D. C. 

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Carnegie Steel Co., Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Carpenter (W. B.) Co., 422 Main St., Cincinnati, O. 

Carr (H.), Caxton Bldg., Cleveland, O. 

Carroccio Publishing Co., 105-113 Wooster St., New 

Casa Editorial Lozano, San Antonio, Tex. 

Caspar (C. N.) Co., 454 E. Wiater St., Milwaukee, 

Cass Tech Printery, Detroit, Mich. 

Catholic Education Press, 1326 Quincy St., N. E., 
Washington, D. C. 

Central Book Co., 93 Nassau St., New York. 

Central Fixation Publishing Co., 342 W. 42nd St., 
New York. 

Central National Bank, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Century Co., 353 Fourth Ave., New York. 

Cerebroscope Co., 366 Lenox Ave., New York. 

Chalif (Louis H.), 163 W. 57th St., New York. 

Chamber of Commerce, Harrisburg, Pa. 

Chamber of Commerce of the United States of Amer- 
ica, Washington, D. C. 

Chambers (Frank V.), 153 N. 7th St., Philadelphia, 

Chapin (H. M.), Providence, R. I. 

Charity Organization Society of the City of New 
York, 105 E. 22nd St., New York. 

Chase (Joseph Smeaton), Palm Springs, Cal. 

Chase National Bank of New York, 57 Broadway, New 

Chelsea House, 79 7th Ave., New York. 

Chemical Alliance, Inc., Office of Secretary, 1010 Arch 
St., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Chemical Catalog Co., Inc., i Madison Ave., New 

Chemical Publishing Co., N. 3d St v Easton, Pa. 

Chemical Rubber Co.., Cleveland, O. 

Chevrolet Motor Co., Broadway & 57th St., New York. 

Chew (S.) & Sons, Camden, N. J. 

Chicago Community Trust, Chicago, 111. 

Chicago Daily News, 15 N. Wells St., Chicago, 111. 

Chicago Geographical Pubg. Co., Chicago, 111. 

Chicago Medical Book Co., 354 S. Honore St., Chi- 
cago, 111. 

Chicago Plan Commission, Chicago, 111. 

Chicago Single Tax Club, 1440 American Bond & 
Mortgage Bldg., Chicago, 111. 

Child Health Organization, 156 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Child Printery, Lakeland, Fla. 

Children Book Shop, 5 W. 47th St., New York. 

Chile-American Association, 1133 Broadway, New 

Chipman Law Publishing Co., Brookline, Mass. 

Christian Board of Publication, 2712 Pine St., St. 
Louis, Mo. 

Christian Century Press, Chicago, 111. 

Christian Endeavor Wiorld, Mt. Vernon & Joy Sts., 
Boston, Mass, 

Christian Herald, Room 92, Bible House, New York. 

Christian Life Literature Fund, Room 600, Perry 
Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Christian Witness Co., 1410 N. La Salle St., Chicago, 

Christie (S. M.) Press, New Brunswick, N. J. 

Christopher Publishing House, 1140 Columbus Ave., 
Boston, Mass. 

Church (John) Co., 39 W. 32nd St., New York. 

Church Book Shop, 108 Clark St., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Church Library Association, Cambridge, Mass. 

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt 
Lake City, Utah. 

Cincinnati Better Housing League, Cincinnati, O. 

Cincinnati Schoolmaster Club, Cincinnati, O. 

Citizens Medical Reference Bureau, 145 W. 45th St., 
New York. 

City Club, 55 W. 44th St., New York. 

Clark (George Hardy), 4x1 Marine Bank Bldg., Long 
Beach, Cal. 

Clemens (William M.), Pompton Lake, N. J. 

Cleveland Americanization Committee, Raymond Mo- 
ley, 1215 Swetland Bldg., Cleveland, O. 

Cleveland Board of Education, Cleveland, O. 

Cleveland Foundation Committee, 1215 Swetland 
Bldg., Cleveland, O. 

Cleveland Trust Co., Cleveland, O. 

Clifford & Lawton, 373 Fourth Ave., New York. 

Clio Press, Iowa City, la. 

Clode (E. J.), 1 56 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Clyatt (Harry B.), P. O. Box 25, Ft. Thomas, Ky. 

Coburn (Frank Warren), 31 Percy Rd., Lexington, 

Cochrane (H. S. B. W.) Corp., i7th St. & Allegheny 
Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Coleman (Glen M.), Mt. Vernon, la. 

Collamore, Gilman & Qo., 15 E. s6th St., New York. 

College Book Co., Columbus, O. 

Collier (P. F.) & Son Co., 416 W. I 3 th St., New 

Colorado Agricultural College, Fort Collins, Colo. 

Colorado Bureau of Mines, Denver, Colo. 

Colorado College of Divine Science, Denver, Colo. 

Colorado Geological Survey, Boulder, Colo. 

Colorado Mountain Club, 3120 W. 23rd Ave., Den- 
ver, Colo. 

Columbia Publishing Co., Washington, D. C. 

Columbia Trust Co_., 60 Broadway, New York. 

Columbia University Press, 2960 Broadway, New 

Columbia University Press Bookstore, 2960 Broad- 
way, New York. 

Columbian Printing Co., 815 I4th St., N. W., Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

Commercial Engraving Publishing Co., Indianapolis. 

Commissioner of Immigration, Bismarck, N. D. 

Committee on Cooperation in Latin America, 25 Mad- 
ison Ave., New York. 

Communication, Suite 981-991, Rand, McNally Bldg., 
Chicago, 111. 

Community Council, Louisville, Ky. 

Comstock (Byron H.), Portage, Wis. 

Comstock Publishing Co., Ithaca, N. Y". 

Concordia Publishing House, Jefferson Ave., cor. Mi- 
ami St., St. Louis, Mo. 

Conde Nast Press, Greenwich, Conn. 

Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences, New 
Haven, Conn. 

Connecticut State Board of Education, Hartford, 

Connecticut State Board of Education, Hartford, 
vey, Hartford, Conn. 

Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Conn. 

Connecticut Valley Historical Society, Springfield, 

Connecticut Woman Suffrage Assn., Hartford, Conn. 

Consolidated Publishers, Chicago, 111. 

Consumers League of Eastern Pennsylvania, 814 Otis 
Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Continental Printing Co., 344 W. 38th St., New York. 

Cook Publishing Co., Athol, Mass. 

Cooper Publishing Co., 121 E. nth St., New York. 

Co-operative League of America, 2 W. I3th St., New 

Co-operative Service Bureau, Adrian, Mich. 

Cornell University Library, Ithaca, N. Y; 

Cornhill Co., zA Park St., Boston, Mass. 

Corporation Co. of Delaware, Equitable Bldg., Wil- 
mington, Del. 

Corporation Trust Co., 37 Wall St., New York. 

Cosmo Press, 99 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, Mass. 

Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 119 W. 4oth St., 
New York. 

Courier Press, Bath, X. Y. 

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Courier Printing' Co., Greenville, S. C. 

Craigie Publishing Co., Detroit, Mich. 

Cram (G. D.), 417 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, 111. 

Cram (George F.) Co., 109 N. Market St., Chicago, 


Crane (C. D.), Box 724, Dayton, O. 
T'redit Guide, 415 Broadway, New York. 
Critic & Guide Co., 12 Mt Morris Park, New York. 
Crocker (H. S.) Co., 565 Market St.. San Francisco. 


Croft (Delmer Eugene), New Haven, Conn. 
Cropo (Henry H.), 81 Hawthorne St., New Bed 

ford, Mass. 

Crowell (T. Y.) & Co., 426 W. Broadway, New York. 
Cumberland Pipe Line Co., Winchester, Ky. 
Cummings (G. Duncan)), Los Altos, Cal. 
Cunard Steamship Co., 24 State St., New York. 
Cupples & Leon, 449 Fourth Ave., New York. 
Curran (C. P.), Printing Co., 8th & Walnut Sts., 

St. Louis, Mo. 

Curtis Publishing Co., Independence Sq., Philadel- 
phia, Pa. 

Curtiss (J. S.), El Paso, Tex. 
Cushing (Harry- Cooke), Jr., 8 W. 4Oth St., New 


Darbaker (Leasure K.), Pride & Bluff Sts., Pitts- 
burgh, Pa. 
Dartnell Corporation, Transportation Bldg., Chicago, 


Daughaday & Co., 608 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, III. 
Davis (F. A.) Co., 1914 Cherry St., Philadelphia, Pa. 
Davis (Frank P.), Enid, Okla. 

Davis (T. C.) & Sons, 506 Rac.e St., Philadelphia, Pa. 
Davis-Bournonville Co., Van Wagnen Ave., Jersey 

City, N. J. 

Dearborn Publishing Co., Dearborn, Mich. 
De Barthe (Joseph), 1306 Belmont St., )3. W., Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

Delaware Reconstruction Commission, Dover, Del. 
Delbridge Co., 206 Wlalnut St., St. Louis. Mo. 
Democrat Printing Co., Madison, Wis. 
Denison (T. S.) & Co., 154 W. Randolph St., Chi 

cago, III. 

Denison University, Granville, O. 
Denlack (A.), Box 142, Osage City, Kan. 
Denver Chemical Manufacturing Co., Denver, Colo. 
Derryvale Linen Co., 23 E. 22d St.. New York. 
Desert Book Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. 
Detroit Board of Commerce, Detroit, Mich. 
Detroit Board of Education, Detroit. Mich. 
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Mich. 
Devin-Adair Co.. 425 Fifth Ave., New York. 
De Waters (Lillian), Stamford, Conn. 
Dewsnap (William), 324 5th Ave , New York. 
Dial Publishing Co., 152 W. I3th St., New York. 
DiCio (John J.), 128 E. Main St., Norristown, Pa. 
Dickson Advertising Service, 30 Church St.. New 


Dictaphone (The), Woolworth Bldg., New York . 
Diederich-Schaefer, Milwaukee, Wis. 
Disston (Henry) & Sons, Philadelphia, Pa. 
Ditson (Oliver; Co., 179 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. 
Dixie Business Book Shop, 41 Liberty St.. New York. 
Dobson-Evans Co., 305 N. Front St., Columbus, O. 
Dodd (West) Tank Protection Co., DCS Moines, la. 
Dodd. Mead & Co., 4th Ave., cor. 3oth St., New 


Dodge's Telegraph and Wireless Institute, Valpa- 
raiso, Ind. 

Doidge (R. W.), 16 Elm St., Somerville, Mass. 
Donahue (M. A.) & Co., 711 S. Dearborn St., Chi- 
cago, HI. 

Donnelly (R. R.) & Sons. 7.51 Plymouth PL, Chi- 
cago, 111. 
Doran (George H.) Co., 244 Madison Ave., New 


Dorrance & Co., 308 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. 
Dorsey (N. E.), 404 Maryland Bldg., 1410 H St., 

N. W., Washington, D. C. 
Doubleday, Page & Co., Garden City, L. I. 
Downing (H. U.), Columbus, Ga. 

Drake (F. J.) Co., 1006 Michigan Ave.. Chicago. 111. 
Drake (F. S.), 97 W T oodward St., Detroit, Mich. 
Drama League of America, Chicago, 111. 
Drew (Jerry D.), 63 Cliff St., New York. 
Driver-Harris Co., Harrison, N. J. 
Dry Goods Economist, 239 W. jgtli St.. New York. 
Duffield & Co., 2ii E. igth St.,' New York. 
Dunphy (Harold Morse), Spokane, Wash. 
Dunster House Bookshop. 26 TloKnke St.. Cambridge, 

Eastern, Illinois State 

DC P ' 

al School, 

Albw * ' 

Eastern Underwriter Co., 86 Fulton St.. New York. 
dnnati O " n ' ** * S^"" 10 " $.. Si- 

Ec v ler k (Peter > Publishing Co., P. O. Box ui* 
Publishing House. 1716 Choutcau Av 

Eerdmans-Sevensnia Co.. ao8 Pearl St.. Grand BAB- 

ids, Mich. 

Ehrlich (David), 519 W. I 3 8th St.. New ^ 
Electrical Trade Publishing Co., 53 \V. J.ckwn Bird 

Chicago, 111. 

Elizabeth (City of). New Jersey. 
Elkay Co., Box 344, Augusta, ..i 
Elliott (Joseph Corp.), 431 W. Jefferson Si.. Lo, An 

geles, Cal. 

Ellis Publishing Co., Battle Creek, Mich 
Elm Tree Press, Woodstock, Vt. 
Emergency Fleet Corporation. Washington. I' 
Encyclopedia Press, 119 E. sj-th St.. New York. 
Engineering Magazine Co., no W. jjnd St New 


Essex Institute, 132 Essex St.. Salem, Mas* 
Evangelical Press, Harrisbtirg, Pa. 
Excelsior Press, North Adams, Mas*. 
Extension Press, 180 N. Wabash Ave , Chicago III 
habijanovic (S.), 938 E. lath St., Lo Angle, Cal 
Fairfield Publishers, 8 E. i 3 th St., NewYork. 
Favorite Magazine, 3518 S. State St. Chicago, III 
Faxon (F. WO Co., 83 Francis St., Boston, Mas* 
Feakins (W. B). Inc., Times Bldg., New 'York 
Federal Publishing Co., Minneapolis, Minn. 
Federal Trade Inforn.alion Service, 175 Fifth Ave.. 

New York. 
Federated Jewish Charities, 25 Tremont St.. Boston. 


Fellows Gear Shaper Co., Springfield. Vt 
Fellowship of Reconciliation, 108 Lexington Are.. 

New York. 
Felt (Dorr Eugene), 1713 N. Paulina St., Chicago. 

Felt & Tarrant Manufacturing Co., 1713 N. Paulina 

St., Chicago, 111. 

Fenno (R. F.) & Co., 16 E. i?th St.. New ^ 
Ferguson (Wynne), 329 Broadway, Nev Y'irk. 
Fergusson (W. J.) & Sons. 105 N. uth St.. Rich- 

mond, Va. 

Ferris-Windsor Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. 
Fibre & Fabric, 127 Federal St , Boston. Mass. 
Field & Fancy Publishing Corp., 20, W j 4 th St.. 

New York. 
Fifty-Third National Bank, 14-18 W. 4th St.. Cin- 

cinnati, O. 

Fillmore Music House, 538 Elm St.. Cmcm- . 
Finanical Book Co., 49 Wall St., New York. 
Financial Publishing Co., 17 Joy St., Boston. Ma**. 
Fine Arts Guild. 27 W. 8th St., New York. 
Finnish Daily Publishing Co., 31 E. Michian St.. 

Duluth, Minn. 
Firestone Ship by Truck Bureau. Firestone Pk.. 

Akron, O. 

Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., Akron. O. 
First National Bank, Boston, Mat*. 
First Trust Co. of Hilo. Ltd.. Hilo. Hawaii. 
Fisk (Otis H.), Mercantile Library Bldg.. Cincin- 

nati, O. 

Fiske & Co.. 15 W. 46tR St.. New York. 
Fitzpatrick, F. J. E.. 254 4th Ave.. New York 
Fly (H. K.) Co.. g Harrow St.. New York. 
Flynn Publishing Co., 30 N. La Salle St.. Chicago. 

Forbes (J. M.) & Co.. 614 Sear* Bldg.. BottM. 


Forest Press. Lake Placid Club. Essex < N. V. 
Four Seas Co.. 188 Dartmouth St.. Bo*ton. Ma. 
Fouse (R. L.), Akron. O. 
Fowler (Alfred), 17 Board of Trade Bldg.. Kan tat 

City, Mo. 

Fowler (H. N.) Co.. Los Angele*. C*l. 
Fowler (Hanson Roach). 104 S. Michigan AT*.. 

Chicago, III. 
Fowler (Harry Alfred). 17 Board of Trade Bldg.. 

Kansas City. Mo. 
Foxboro Co., Foxbom. Ma**. 
Franklin & Charles. Bethlehem. F'a 


The Publishers' 

Franklaye Press, ii;_West St., New York. 
Franklin Publishing & Supply Co.. 240 N. i6th St., 

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Frazier (Mrs. Mabel C.), 307 Stewart Road, Co- 
lumbia, Mo. 
Free Press, Burlington, Vt. 

French (Alfred Llewellyn), Cascade, Va. 
French (S.), 28 W. 38th St., New York. 

Frontier Press, 100 W. 2ist St., New York. 

Fry (Robert J.), Lewis & Clark High School, Spo- 
kane, Wash. 

Frye (George Rex), Ford Bldg., Detroit, Mich. 

Fuller (Arthur Franklin), Los Angeles, Gal. 

Fundamental Truth Depot, Scottdale, Pa. 

, Funk & Wagnalls Co., 364 Fourth A<ve., New 

Gage Printing Co., Battle Creek, Mich. 

Gant, L. L. (R. I. Box 2), Shreveport, La. 

Gaw (Allison), University of Southern California 
Press, Los Angeles, Cal. 

General Filtration Co., Cutler Bldg., Rochester, 
N. Y. 

General Mission Board, Elgin, 111. 

General Service Schools Press, Fort Leavenworth, 

General S. S. Board, Church of the Brethren, El- 
gin, *I11. 

Geological Society of America, 15 W. 77th St., 
New York. 

Geological Survey, University, Ala. 

Georgetown University, School of Medicine, 
Washington, D. C. 

Georgia State Department of Education, Atlanta, 

Georgia State Geological Survey, Atlanta, Ga. 

Gilbert (A. C.), New Haven, Conn. 

Gill (J. K.) Co., 3d & Alder Sts., Portland, Ore. 

Ginn & Co., 15 Ashburton PI., Boston, Mass. 

Glad Tidings Publishing Co., 202 S. Clark St., 
Chicago, 111. 

Glass Container Association of America, 3344 Michi- 
gan Ave., Chicago, 111. 

Globe Book Co., 175 Fifth Ave., New York. 

God's Revivalist Press, Cincinnati, O. 

Golf Importing Co., 26 W. 44th St., New York. 

Good Housekeeping Magazine, 119 W. 4oth St., 
New York. 

Goodspeed (C. E.) Book Shop, sA Park St., Bos- 
ton, Mass. 

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Akron, O. 

Gorham (E. S.), n W. 45th St., New York. 

Gospel Trumpet Co., Anderson, Ind. 

Goucher College, Baltimore, Md. 

Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 

GrabBe, Herman Henry, Pekin, 111. 

Grabhorn (Edwin & Robert), 47 Kearney St., San 
Francisco, Calif. 

Graham (Andrew B.) Co., 332-334 C St., N. W., 
Washington, D. C. 

Graham (C. W.), Ann Arbor, Mich. 

Grand Army of the Republic, Madison, Wis. 

Graphic Record Corporation, 29 Broadway, New 
York. . 

Graves (Ernest), 138 E. 37th St., New York. 

Gray (H. W.) Co., 2 W. 45th St., New York. 

Gray (W. D.)., 106 7th Ave., New York. 

Great Western Smelting & Refining Co., Chicago, 

Green, Mrs. Rena M., 234 Ogden Ave., San An- 
tonio, Tex. 

Green-Lucas Co., 307 E. Lombard St., Baltimore, 

Greene (E. H.), Box 282, Hannibal, Mo. 

Greening Nursery Co., Monroe, Mich. 

Greenwood Book Shop, Wilmington, Del. 

Gregg Publishing Co., 77 Madison Ave., New York. 

Gregory (R. L.), Box 116, Kansas City, Mo. 

Gresham (R. O.), Temple, Tex. 

Gridley (Albert L.), P. O. Box 204, Campbell, 
N. Y. 

Grosset & Dunlap, 1140 Broadway, New York. 

Guaranty Trust Co., 140 Broadway, New York. 

Guest (Gilbert), isth . & Castellar Sts., Omaha, 

Guthrie (William Dameron), 28 Park Ave., New 

Guttag Bros., 52 Wall St., New York. 

Gutteridge (William H.), Maynard, Mass. 

Habirshaw Electric Cable Co., 10 E. 43d St., New 


Hackett & Schlesinger, 166 W. Lane St., Colum- 
bus, O. 

Hager & Bros., Lancaster, Pa. 

Halpin (T. P.) Co., 141 W. Ohio St., Chicago, 111. 

Hammett (J. L.) Co., Kendall Sq,, Cambridge 39, 

Hammond (C. S.) & Co., 30 Church St., New York. 

Hampshire Bookshop, Northampton, Mass. 

Hampshire Directory " & Year Book Co., Peoria, 

Hampton Normal & Agricultural Institute, Hamp- 
ton, Va. 

Haney (L. H.), 90 Trinity PL, New York. 

Hanford Press, 7 E. ish St., New York. 

Harcourt, Brace & Co., i W. 47th St., New York. 

Harper & Bros., Franklin Sq., New York. 

Harris, Winthrop & Co., 52 Broadway, New York. 

Harrison (E. De V.), Penn Yan, N. Y. 

Harrison Co., 42 E. Hunter S., Atlanta, Ga. 

Hart, Shaffner & Marx, Chicago, 111. 

Hartford Library, Hartford, Conn. 

Harvard University Press, Randall Hall, Cam- 
bridge 38, Mass. 

Hatters' Supply House, Chicago, 111. 

Hawkins (N. A.), 318 Majestic Bldg., Detroit, 

Haynes (J. E.), St. Paul, Minn. 

Hays School of Combustion, 1412 S. Michigan Ave., 
Chicago, 111. 

Haysmar Publishing Co., Cleveland, O. 

H'Doubler, Margaret N., Lathrop Hall, Madison, 

Heartsease Publishing Co., 413 E. sist St., New 

Heath (D. C.) & Co., 50 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 

Heidelberg Press, isth St. & Race Sts., Philadelphia, 

Helburn (William), 418 Madison Ave., New York. 

Heldt (Peter Martin), Nyack, N. Y. 

Hellener & Co., Atchison, Kan. 

Helper Press, Poughkeepsie, N. Y. 

Henley (Norman W.) Publishing Co., 2 W. 45th 
St., New York. 

Henry-Morrison Co., Madison, Wis. 

Herald Publishing Co., Hodgenville, Ky. 

Herald Publishing House, Lamoni, la. 

Herder (B.) Book Co., 17 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 

Herington Sun, Herington, Kan. 

Herndon (John Goodwin), Rockingham Apart- 
ments, Washington, D. C. 

Hertel (John A.) & Co., 9 S. Clinton St., Chicago, 

Herz'feld (Emil), 117 W. iiith St., New York. 
Heusser (Albert H.), 336 Godwin St., Paterson, 

N. J. 
Higher Thought Publishing Co., 157 W. I2ist St., 

MPW Vm-k 

Hildebrand (William A.), 21 Montgomery St., Jer- 
sey City, N. J. 

Hill (W. M.), 22 E. Washington St., Chicago, 111. 

Hillis-Murgotten Co., 34 S. 2nd St., San lose, Cal. 

Hines (L. N.). State Superintendent of Public In- 
struction, Indianapolis. Ind. 

Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge, u Union Sq., New York. 

Hisnanic Society of America, Broadway & is6th St., 
New York. 

Hitchcock (Albert Spear), 1867 Park Road, Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

Hoeber (Paul B.), 69 E. 59th St., New York. 

Holly Bluff Publishing Co.. Macon, Ga. 

Holt (Henry) & Co., 19 W. 44* St., New York. 

Hosterman (A. D.) Co., Main, cor. Limestone Sts., 
Springfield, Mass. 

Houghtaling (Charles E.), 496 Broadway, Albany, 

Houghton Mifflin Co., 4 Park St., Boston, Mass. 
Hovey (Albert S.), P. O. Box 908, Helena, Mont. 
Howard (Asher), Minneapolis, Minn. 
Howard (H.), 412 Old South Bldg., Boston, Mass. 
Hudson (Franklin) Publishing Co., I4th & McGee 

Sts., Kansas City, Mo. 

Huebsch (B. W.), 116 W. i3th St., New York. 
Hnlander (Henry N.), 127 Halsey St., Brooklyn, 

Humanitarian Society, Quakertown, Pa. 
Humphrey (W. F.), Geneva, N. Y. 
Hunter (J. Paul), 401^ Church St., Nashville, Tenn. 
Hunziker (Otto F.), La Grange, HI. 


Hurst & Co., 114 E. 33d St., New York. 

Huston (A. J.), 92 Exchange St., Portland, Me. 

Ideal Publishing Co., Los Angeles, Cal. 

Illinois Board for Vocational Education, Springfield, 

Illinois Department of Mines & Minerals, Spring- 
field, 111. 

Illinois Department of Registration & Education, Ur- 
bana, 111. 

Illinois Farm Commission, Springfield, 111. 

Illinois Manufacturers' Costs Association, 76 W. Mon- 
roe St., Chicago, 111. 

Illinois Secretary of State, Springfield, 111. 

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, 111. 

Imprimerie Chauvelot, 54 W. 26th St., New York. 

Independent Corporation, 311 6th Ave., New York. 

Independent Publishing Co.. Helena, Mont. 

Indiana Department of Conservation, Indianapolis, 

Indiana State Department of Public Instruction, In- 
dianapolis, Ind. 

Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind. 

Industrial Accident Commission, 525 Market St., San 
Francisco, Cal. 

Industrial Press, 148 Lafayette St., New York. 

Institute for Crippled & Disabled Men, 101 E. 23d 
St., ttew York. 

Institute for Public Service, 423 W. I2oth St., New 

Institute of American Meat Packers, 22 W. Mon- 
roe St., Chicago, 111. 

Institute of International Education, 419 W. ii7th 
St., New York. 

Institution for Savings, Newbtwyport, Mass. 

Interchurch Press, 45 W. i8th St., New York. 

International Association of Daily Vacation Bible 
Schools, 90 Bible House. New York. 

International Book Publishing Co., 5 Beekman St., 
New York. 

International Bible Students Association, Brooklyn, 
N. Y. 

International Cable Directory Co., 15 W. 37th St., 
New York. 

International Copyright Bureau, 2 Duane St., New 

Internationa! Letter Club, Jersey City, N. J. 

International Paper Co., 30 Broad St., New York. 

International Press Syndicate, 711-732 Tribune Bldg., 
New York. 

International Textbook Co., 438 Wyoming Ave., 
Scranton, Pa. 

Investment Bankers Association of America, in W. 
Monroe St., Chicago, 111. 

Iowa Public Library, Sioux City, la. 

Iowa State College of Agriculture & Mechanic Arts, 
Ames, la. 

Iowa Department of Public Instruction, Des Moines, 

Iowa State Historical Society, Iowa City, la. 

Irish Diplomatic Mission, Washington, D. C. 

Iroquois Publishing Co., University Block, Syracuse, 
N. Y. 

Irving Press, 605 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Italy America Society, 2? W. 43rd St., New York. 

Item Publishing Co., Sellersville, Pa. 

Jacobs (George W.) & Co., 1628 Chestnut St., Phila- 
delphia, Pa. 

Jaeger (E. C.), Riverside, Cal. 

Jaisohn (Philip) & Co., 1524 Chestnut St., Philadel- 
phia, Pa. 

Tanisch (J. F.) Book Co., Kirksville. Mo. 

lapan Paper Co., 109 E. 3ist St., New York. 

Jenvy (F. B.), Cumberland, Md. 

Jersey City Free Public Library, Jersey City, N. J. 

Jersey Law Journal Publishing Co., Plainfield, N. J. 

Jewish Publication Society of America, Broad St. & 
Girard Aye., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Johns Hopkins University. Druid Hill Ave., cor. Lin- 
den Ave., Baltimore, Md. 

Johns-Manville, Inc., Madison Ave. & 4ist St., New 

Johnson (Edith Cherry), Oklahoma City, Okla. 

Johnson (Kathryn M.), P. O. Box 387, Brooklyn, 

Johnston Export Publishing Co., 370 7th Ave., New 


Johnston (William G.) Co., Pittsburgh, Pa. 
Joel (A. H.), East Lansing, Mich. 
Jones (F. H.) & Sons, Wayne, Neb. 
Jones (F. Robertson), 80 Maiden Lane, New York. 
Jones (Gilmer A.), Franklin, N. C. 
Jones (G. I.), 202 S. Clark St., Chicago, 111. 

Jones (Marshall) Co., aia Summer St . Boston 
Jones & Baker, 50 Broad St., New York 
Josaphare (Lionell. Oakland, Cal 
Joslyn Engraving Co.. Oklahoma City, Okl* 
Journal of Electricity & Industry, 531 Ri a 'u o BId 

San Francisco, Cal. 

Journal of the U. S. Artillery, Fort Monroe Va 
Journal Public Co., Devil's Lake, N. D. 
Judson Press, 1701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia Pa 

^' 90 ' 011 f ChiC "' >8 "' 

Kadak (Paul K.), Scranton, Pa. 

Kansas State Agricultural College, Manhatten, Kan. 

Kansas Farmer, Topeka, Kan. 

Kansas Medical Society, 304 Commerce Bide., To- 

peka, Kan. 

Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina Kan 
Kelker (F.), HarrUburg, Pa. 
Kellaway-Ide Co., Los Angeles, Calif. 
Kellogg (S.) & Sons, Buffalo, N. Y. 
Kelly (Albanis A.), Paoli, Pa. 

Kenedy (P. J.) & Sons, 44 Barclay St.. New York. 
Kenil worth (Walter Winston), Boston, Mass. 
Kennerley (Mitchell), 489 Park Ave., New York. 
Kentucky State Department of Geology & Forestry 

Frankfort, Ky. 

Kentucky Geological Survey, Frankfort, Ky. 
Kern (Adam), Hospital "Ward No. I, National Mili- 

tary Home, Kan. 
Kerr (Charles H.) & Co., 341 E. Ohio St., Chicago. 

Keuffel & Esser Co., Adams, cor. 3d St., Hoboken, 

N. J. 

Keystone Consolidated Publishing Co., Pittsburgh, Pa. 
Keystone Pecan Co., Manheim, Pa. 
Klein (Henry H.), 158 E. 93rd St., New York. 
Kleinlein (W. J.) 20 Cabot St Waltham. Mass. 
Kline Publishing Co., Lincoln, Neb. 
Klyce (S.), Winchester, Mass. 
Krappe (Alexander Haggerty), c/o Mrs. A. G. Smith, 

Iowa City, la. 
Knoeppel (Charles Edward), 52 Vanderbilt Ave.. New 

Knopf (A. A.), 220 W. 4*! St., New York. 

Knox Business Book Co., 2169 E. 9th St.. Cleve- 

land, O. 

Kroch & Co., 22 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, 111. 
Labor Commission of Delaware, Wilmington, Del. 
Lackawanna Steel Co., Buffalo, N. Y. 
Laird & Lee, 1732 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. III. 
Lamar (Mrs. M. A.), Maryville, Tenn. 
Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster. Pa. 
Landon (Mary Louise) Vassar College, Poughkeepsi*. 

N. Y. 
Lane (John) & Co., 786 Sixth Ave., New York (see 

Dodd, Mead). 

I>anier (John Jabez), Fredericksburg, Va. 
Lanman (Faith Robinson), 1447 Fair Are.. Colum- 

bus, O. 
Lanston Monotype Machine Co., 24th, cor. Locust St.. 

Philadelphia, Pa. 

I^arkin (Clarence), Fox Chase, Philadelphia. Pa. 
La Salle Extension University, 4046 Michigan Ave., 

Chicago, 111. 

Latta (J. S.). Cedar Falls, la. 

I^aundry Owners National Association. \JL Salle. III. 
Lawyers' Club, Buffalo. N. Y. 
Lawyers' Co-operative Publishing Co., Aqueduct Bldg., 

Rochester, N. Y. 
Laymans' Club of the Cathedral. Amsterdam Ave. ft 

iioth St., N_ew York. 

Lea & Febiger, 706 Sansom St.. Philadelphia. Pa. 
League of Women Voters, Cleveland, O. 
Leary's Book Store, 9th St. below Market St., Phila- 

LeavSs a fE. a M.) Co.. 17 Kim St.. Rochester^. Y. 
Lee (Gerald Stanley), 88 High St., Northampton. 

Lee (Jay Mcllvaine), 024 Baltimore Ave.. Kansas 

City, Mo. 

Legislative Reference Bureau, Harmburr. Pa. 
Lemcke & Buechner, 30-3? E. aoth St., New York. 
Lenoir News-Topic, Lenoir, N. C. 
Leonard (W. M.). 101 Tremont St., Boston. Mast. 
Leuthold (John), Brjtckenridge. Colo. 
Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 37 Broadway, N 

Lew?! institute, Structural Materials Resemrrh LaV 

. Co., 4559 Forrestvilte 

Ave., Chicago, 111. 

Lexington Historical Society, Lexington, > 


Liberatore (Umberto), 59 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, 

N. Y. 
Library Bureau, 43 Federal St., Boston, Mass. 

Lilly (Julius Whiting), 318 W. 33rd St., Los An- 
geles, Cal. 

Lincoln Institute of Business, Chicago, 111. 

Lindlahr Publishing Co., sop Ashland St., Chicago, 

Linnings (The), no W. 4Oth St., New York. 

Lippincott (J. B.) Co., E. Washington Sq., Phila- 
delphia, Pa. 

Little (Arthur D.), Cambridge, Mass. 

Little, Brown & Co., 34 Beacon St. Boston, Mass. 

Live Oak Publishing Co., Berkeley, Cal. 

Logan (Daniel), 4 Victoria St., Boston, Mass. 

Longmans, Green & Co., 55 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Longstreth (Bertha Pearl), 24 W. 4th St., Dayton, 

Los Angeles Directory Co., Broadway Central Bklg.. 
Los Angeles, Cal. 

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 93 Federal St., Boston, 

Louisiana State Department of Conservation, Court 
Bldg., New Orleans, La. 

Louisiana State Department of Education, Baton 
Rouge, La. 

Lowdermilk (W. H.) & Co., 1418 F. St., N. W., 
Washington, D. C. 

Lowe (Elizabeth E.), Groton, Mass. 

Loyola University Press, 1076 W. i2th St., Chicago, 

Luce (J. W.) & Co., 212 Summer St., Boston, Mass. 

Luckhardt & Belder, 10 W. 45th St., New York. 

Ludlow (Arthur Clyde), Cleveland, O. 

Lutheran Bureau, 437 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Luthy (Charles T.), Peoria, 111. 

McAtee (Waldo L.), Washington, D. C. 

Macaulay Co., 15 W. 38th St., New York. 

Macbeth-Evans Glass Co., Pittsburgh. Pa. 

McBride (Robert M.) Co., 7 W. i6th St.. New York. 

McCann (J. A.) Co., 186 W. 4th St., New York. 

McCann Publishing Co., Mahanoy City, Pa. 

McClintock (J.), Phoenix, Ariz. 

McClurg (A. C.), 330 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 111. 

McCorkle (A. R.), Route No. 3, Nelson, Mo. 

McCormick (Elizabeth) Memorial Fund, Chicago, 111. 

McCormick (Howard H.), Ashland Block, Chicago, 

McCreery (J.) Advertising Dept., 5 W. 34th St., 
New York. 

MacCrellish & Quigley, 13 S. Montgomery St., Tren- 
ton, N. J. 

McDennott (Ward) Press, Warren, R. I. 

McDevitt- Wilson, 30 Church St., New York. 

McEvoy (Thomas Jefferson), 6 Third Ave., Brook 
lyn, N. Y. 

McGeary (Robert E.), 88 Darvall St., Corona, L. I., 
N. Y. 

McGee (Perry Honce), Washington, Pa. 

McGraw-Hill Book Co., 370 7th Ave., New York. 

McGuire (Joseph D.)), 241 W. 37th St., New York. 

McKay (David), 604 S. Washington Sq., Philadel- 
phia, Pa. 

McKay (Smith), San Jose, ,Cal. 

McKinley Publishing Co., 1621 Ranstead St., Phila- 
delphia, Pa. 

McLean County War Publishing Co., Bloomfngton, 

McMaster Co., 37 W. 39th St., New York. 

Macmillan Co., 66 Fifth Ave., New York. 

McNeel (R. W.), 171 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. 

McVey (J. J.), 1229 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa . 

Madison (Abe P.), Evansville, Ind. 

Magazine Circulation Co., Chicago, 111. 

Magnesia Association of America, 721 Bulletin Bldg., 
Philadelphia, Pa. 

Maine Department of Agriculture, Augusta, Me. 

Maine State Library, Augusta, Me. 

Mallison (George), R. 4, Box usA, Hampton, Va. 

Malmquist (E.), Astoria, N. Y. 

Manhattan & Bronx Advocate, 14 Sylvan Terrace, 
New York. 

Manning (H. A.), Springfield, Mass. 

Mansfield (Florence N.), 1818 Cherokee Ave.. Holly- 
wood, Cal. 

Manual Arts Press, 105 4th Ave., Peoria, 111. 

Map & Guide Publishing Co., Fort Worth, Texas. 

March Bros., 208-212 Wright Ave., Lebanon, O. 

Martin (Ida Shaw), 5 Gobden St., Roxbury, Mass. 

Martin & Hoyts Co., Rhodes Bldg., Atlanta, Ga. 

Marxian Educational Society, 5941 Jos. Campaii Ave., 

The Publishers' Weekly 

Detroit. Mich. 
Mason (K.) & Collins Co., Los Angeles, Cal. 

Masonic Publishing Co., Bloomington, 111. 

Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, Am- 
herst, Mass. 

Massachusetts Department of Education, Division of 
University Extension, Boston, Mass. 

Massachusetts Department of Labor & Industry, Bos- 
ton, Mass. 

Massachusetts Department of State, Boston, Mass. 

Massachusetts Digest Associates, Inc., Boston, Mas. 

Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, Mass. 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 

Massachusetts New-Church Union, 134 Bowdoin St., 
Boston, Mass. 

Massachusetts State Board of Labor & Industries, 
State House, Boston, Mass. 

Massachusetts State Forester, Room 408, State 
House, Boston, Mass. 

Master Christian Publishing Co., Tacoma, Wash. 

Master Mind Publishing Co., 649 Flower St., Los 
Angeles, CaJ. 

Mather (Otis May), Hodgenville, Ky. 

Matthews-Northrup Works, 177 Washington St., Buf- 
falo, N. Y . 

Matthies (Bernard H.), Seymour, Conn. 

Maudslay Press, Valley City, N. D. 

Mayerstein (A. A.), Lafayette, Ind. 

Mayflower Press, 6 Garrison Bldg., Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Medical Protective Co., Fort Wayne, Ind. 

Meeker (Mrs. Stella Colby), West Lafayette, Ind. 

Meigs Publishing Co., Occidental Bldg., Indianapolis, 

Mellon (Thomas), Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Mellor (John) & Sons, 126 46th St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Merchants Association of New York, 233 Broadway, 
New York. 

Merrill (C. E.) Co., 432 Fourth Ave., New York. 

Merrill Daily Herald Press, Merrill, Wis. 

Message Publjshing Co., Jefferson City, Mo. 

Messenger Print, Collegeville, Ind. 

Methodist Book Concern, 150 Fifth" Ave., New York. 

Methodist Episcopal Church, South Publishing House, 
810 Broadway, Nashville, Tenn. 

Metric Metal Works, Erie, Pa. 

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., i Madison Ave., 
New York. 

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park, New 

Meyer (Chris. F.), 945 E. 3rd St., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Miami Conservancy District, Dayton, O. 

Michigan Board of Education, Dept. of Instruction, 
Normal Training & Research, Detroit, Mich. 

Michigan College of Mines, Houghton, Mich. 

Michigan Historical Commission, Lansing, Mich. 

Michigan Historical Society, Lansing, Mich. 

Michigan Secretary of State, Lansing, Mich. 

Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction, Lan- 
sing, Mich. 

Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt. 

Miller (Aaron), Flat Rock, Ind. 

Milligan (John Calvin Knox), Box 134, Tarentum, 

Miner (William Harvey) Co., 3618 Franklin Ave., 
St. Louis, Mo. 

Minnesota Department of Labor & Industries,, St. 
Paul, Minn. 

Missionary Education Movement of the United State* 
& Canada, 150 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Mississippi State Geological Survey, Jackson, Miss. 

Missouri Book Co., 212 S. 9th St., Columbia, Mo. 

Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Mo. 

Missouri Secretary of State, Jefferson City. Mo. 

Missouri State Board of Agriculture, Jefferson City, 

Mitchell (Edwin Valentine), 27 Lewis St., Hart- 
ford, Conn. 

Modern Language Press, Milwaukee, Wis. 

Modern Woodmen of America, Rock Island, 111. 

Moffat, Yard & Co., 31 Union Sq., New York. 

Mnhr (J. B.), Belief ontaine, O. 

Monterey Co. Teachers' Club, Salinas, Cal. 

Moore (William Campbell), 52 Wall St.. New York. 

Moorman Manufacturing Co., Quincy, III. 

Mooseheart Press, Mooseheart, 111. 

Morehouse Publishing House, 1801 Fond du Lac Ave., 
Milwaukee, Wis. 

Morgan-Chapter (Lewis H.), Powers Bldg., Roches- 
ter, N. Y. 

Morris (Frank M.), 24 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago, 

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Morton (J. P.) & Co., 422 W. Main St., Louisville, 

Mosby (C. V.) Co., Grand Ave. & Olive St., St. 
Louis, Mo. 

Moses (Alfred G.), New Orleans, La. 

Motor List Co., 1113 Locust St., Des Moines, la. 

Mountain (Arthur) & Co., in Liberty St., New 

Municipal Probjems Publishing Co., Champaign, 111. 

Murphy (Claudia Quigley), Union Sq., New York. 

Murray Press Co., Cambridge, Mass. 

Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, 
Broadway & issth St., New York. 

Musical America Co., 501 sth Ave., New York. 

Nash (J. H.), 340 Sansome St., San Francisco, Cal. 

Nast (C.) & Co., 19 W. 44th St., New York. 

Nation Press, 20 Vesey St., New York. 

National Anaesthesia Research Society, 16 Broad St., 
Columbus, O. 

National Association of Audubon Societies, 1974 
Broadway, New York. 

National Association of Book Publishers, 334 Fifth 
Aye., New York. 

National Association of Manufacturers, 50 Church 
St., New York. 

National Association of Owners of Railroad Securi- 
ties, Baltimore, Md. 

National Bio-Chemical Laboratory, 2 Stevens Ave., 
Mt. Vernon, N. Y. 

National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, So- 
cial Service Dept., New York. 

National Budget Committee, 7 W. Sth St., New York. 

National Bureau for the Advancement of Music, 105 
W. 4 oth St., New York. 

National Business Institute, 2316 Calumet Ave., Chi- 
cago, 111. 

National City Bank of New York, 55 Wall St., New 

National Committee on Prisons & Prison Labor, Co- 
lumbia University, Broadway & ii6th St., New 

National Community Board, Washington, D. C. 

National Consumers' League, 44 E. 23rd St., New 

National Education Association Commission, 1400 
Massachusetts Ave., N. W., Washington, D. C. 

National Fire Protection Association, 87 Milk St., 
Boston, Mass. 

National Foreign Trade Council, Hanover Sq., New 
_ York. 

National Industrial Conference Board, 10 E. 3Qth St., 
New York. 

National Map Co., 32 E. Georgia St., Indianapolis, 

National Paper & Type, 32 Burling Slip, New York. 

National Polish Committee of America,, 1214 N. Ash- 
land Ave., Chicago, 111. 

National Republican Publishing Co., 425 Tenth St., 
N. W., Washington, D. C. 

National State & City Bank. Richmond, Va. 

National Tariff Institute, Washington, D. C. 

Navy Yard & Station, Portsmouth,, N. H. 

Neale Publishing Co., 440 Fourth Ave., New York. 

Nelson (Thomas) & Sons, 381 4th Ave., New York. 

Nelson, Baker & Co., 323 W. Lafayette St., Detroit, 

New Age Publishing Co., Coopersville, Mich. 

New Bedford Public Library, New Bedford, Mass. 

New Church Press, 108 Clark St., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

New Departure Manufacturing Co., Engineering Ser- 
vice Dept., Bristol, Conn. 

New Era Publishing Co., 1317 S. Homan Ave., Chi- 
cago, 111. 

Newfang (Oscar), 230 Fifth Ave., New York. 

New Jersey Law School Press, 33 E. Park St., New- 
ark, N. J. 

New Jersey State Board of Pharmacy, Trenton, N. J. 

New Jersey Wire Cloth Co., Trenton, N. J. 

New Thought Book Department, 722-732 Sherman St., 
Chicago, 111. 

New York Bible Society, 5 E. 48th St., New York. 

New York City Department of Health, 505 Pearl St., 
New York. 

New York City Editor Publishing Co., 15 Park Row, 
New York. 

New York (City) Fire Department, Municipal BUlg.. 
New York. 

New York (City) Public Library, 476 Fifth Ave., 
New York. 

New York City Record, 125 Worth St.. New York. 

New York Civil Service Employees Co., 5 Beekman 
St., NVw York. 

New York Evening Post, 20 Vesey St., New York. 
New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, 

New York. 

New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, N. J. 
New York State Bureau of Statistics & Information, 

Albany. N. Y. 

New York State Department of Health, Albany, N. Y. 
New York State Department of Labor, Albany, N. Y. 
New York State Divsion of Agriculture, Albany, 

New York State Joint Legislative Committee, Albany, 

New York State League of Women Voters, 303 Fifth 
Ave., New York. 

New York State Library, Albany, N. Y. 

New York State Public Service Commission, Albany, 
N. Y. 

New York Times Co., 217 W. 43d St., New York 

New York (The) World Press Club Co., Pulitzer 
Bldg., New York. 

New York Zoological Park, New York. 

Newark Public Library, Newark, N. J. 

Newbegin (John J.), 358 Post St., San Francisco, 

Newburyport Herald Press, Newburyport, Mass. 

Newson & Co., 73 Fifth Ave., New York. 

Nichol (Mrs. C. R.), Clifton, Tex. 

Nichols (H. S.), Inc., 17 E. 33 d St., New York. 

Nichols (J. L.) & Co., Naperville, 111. 

Nichols Press, 113 Market St., Lynn, Mass. 

Nicholson (Col. John P.), Flanders Bldg., Philadel- 
phia, Pa. 

Nickerson & Collins Co., 5707 West Lake St., Chi- 
cago, 111. 

Noble (Lloyd Adams), 31 W. isth St., New York. 

Normaji, Remington Co., Inc., 347 N. Charles St., 
Baltimore, Md. 

North American Almanac Co., 32 S. Clinton St. 
Chicago, 111. 

North American Press, Brutnder Bldg., Milwaukee, 

North British & Mercantile Insurance Co., Ltd., 76 
William St., New York. 

North Carolina College for Women, Raleigh, N. C. 

North Dakota Historical Society, Bismarck, N. D. 

North Shore Printing Co., 5 Washington St., Bev- 
erly, Mass. 

North Woodstock Improvement Association, North 
Woodstock, N. H. 

Norton Co., Worcester, Mass. 

Notaries Public Service Bureau, 331 Walnut St., 
Philadelphia, Pa. 

Nourse Co., 114 E. 23d St., New York. 

Oakley Chemical Co., 22 Thames St., New York. 

Occidental Publishing Co., San Francisco, Cal. 

Ocean Publishing Co., 25 W. 42d St.. New York. 

O'Connor (John L.). White Plains, N. Y. 

Ogden Health Institute, sth & Race Sts., Cincinnati, 

Ogilvie Publishing Co., 57 Rose St., New York . 

Ohio Department of Investigation & Statistics, Co- 
lumbus, O. 

Ohio Industrial Commission, Columbus, O. 

Ohio State University, Agricultural College Extension 
Service, Columbus, O. 

Okonite Co., 501 5th Ave., New York. 

Old Dominion Press, 119 Governor St., Richmond, 

Olde Deerfield Doll House, Deerfield, Mass. 

Oliphant (J. H.) & Co., 61 Broadway, New York. 

O'Malley's Book Store, 336 Columbus Ave., New 

Open Court Publishing Co., 112 S. Michigan Ave., 
Chicago, 111. 

Order of the White Rose, Boston, Mass. 

Oregon Agricultural College, Experiment Station, 
Corvallis, Ore. 

Oregon Department of Education, Salem, Ore. 

Oriental University Book Concern, 1702 Oregon Ave., 
Washington, D. C. 

Orientalia, 22 E. 6oth St., New York. 

Osborne's Book Store, 923 State St., Santa Bar- 
bara, Cal. 

Outdoor Enterprise Publishing Co., 612 Gumbel Bldg., 
Kansas City, Mo. 

Overland Publishing Co., San Francisco, Cal. 

Owen (F. A.) Pub. Co., Dansville, N. Y. 

Oxford University Press, 35 W. 32nd St., New York. 

Pacific Press Publishing Association, Mountain View, 

Pax:m Publishing Co., 23 W. Sth St., New York . 

Cujr- Co., 53 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Pan-American Union, Washington. D. C. 

Papadakis (Nicholas Don), Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Paragon Press, 209 Dexter Ave., Montgomery, Ala. 

Parke-Harper News Service, Little Rock, Ark. 

Parker (Franklin E.), 218 Tremont St., Room 303, 
Boston, Mass. 

Parlette-Paget Co., Chicago, 111. 

Parsons (John W.), P. O. Box 1008, Portland, Ore. 

Parsons (S. L.) & Co., 45 Rose St., New York. 

Patchen (G. H.), 13 Central Park Wtest, New York. 

Paulist Press, 120 W. 6oth St., New York. 

Peabody Museum, see Harvard University Library. 

Peacock (Thomas B.), Denver, Colo. 

Pearson (John W.), 1871 E. p?th St., Cleveland, O. 

Pearson (R. B.), 6912 Lakewood Ave., Chicago, 111. 

Peirce School, 1420 Pine St., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Penn Publishing Co., 925 Filbert St., Philadelphia, 

Pennie, Davis, Marvin & Edmonds, 35 Nassau St., 
New York. 

Pennsylvania College for Women, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Harrisburg, 

Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs, Harris- 
burg, Pa. 

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, 
Workmen's Compensation Bureau, Harrisburg, Pa. 

Pennsylvania History Press, Haverford, Pa. 

Pennsylvania State Bureau of Statistics & Informa- 
tion, Harrisburg, Pa. 

Pennsylvania State College School of Agriculture, 
State College, Pa. 

Pennsylvania Survey, Harrisburg, Pa. 

Penrose (R. A. F.), Bullitt Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Pentecostal Holiness Church, Royston, Ga . 

Penton Publishing Co., Penton Bldg., I2th St., cor. 
Chestnut St., Cleveland, O. 

Perine Book Co., 1413 University Ave., S. E., Min- 
neapolis, Minn. 

Perrin (D. A.) & Co., Normal, 111. 

Peru State Normal School, Peru, Neb. 

Phelps-Stokes Fund, 25 Madison Ave., New York. 

Phemister Co., 42 Broadway, New York. 

Philadelphia City History Society, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Philadelphia Museums, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co., 1035 Land Title Bldg., 
Philadelphia, Pa. 

Philippine Islands Department of Agriculture & Na- 
tional Resources, Manila, P. I. 

Phillips (Harold W.), 1133 Broadway, New York. 

Phillips (Schuyler V.), Box 593, Parsons, Kas. 

Photo-Star Publishing Co., Chamber of Commerce 
Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal. 

Piedmont Herald, Albemarle, N. C. 

Pilgrim Press, 14 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 

Pioneer Co., 3rd St., cor. Minnesota St., St. Paul, 

Pitman (Isaac) & Sons, 2 W. 4Sth St., New York. 

Pittsburgh Citizens Committee on City Plan, 608 
First National Bank Bldg., Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Pittsburg Iron & Steel Foundries Co., Pittsburgh, 

Pittsburgh Printing Co., 530 Fernando St., Pitts- 
burgh, Pa. 

Plant (R. W.), Gardiner, Me. 

Platt (Charles D.), Dover, N. J. 

Police Department, Bureau of Printing, New York. 

Polk (R. L.) & Co., Endicott Bldg., St. Paul, Minn. 

Postum Cereal Co., Battle Creek, Mich. 

Potter Enterprise, Coudersport, Pa. 

Powell (J. M.), 957 W. soth St., Los Angeles, Cal. 

Powell & White, Commercial Tribune Bldg., Cin- 
cinnati, O. 

Power Plant Engineering, Chicago, 111. 

Powers (J. L.), Ames, la. 

Powers Book Section, Minneapolis, Minn. 

Practical Text Book Co., Cleveland, O. 

Prang Co., 30 Irving PI., New York. 

Preacher's Weapon Office, 711 Main St,, Nashville, 

Prentice-Hall, Inc., 70 Fifth Aye., New York. 

Presbyterian Board of Home Missions, 156 Fifth Ave., 
New York. 

Presbyterian Board of Publication & Sabbath School 
Work, Witherspoon Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Presbyterian Book Store, Wood St. & 6th Ave., Pitts- 
burgh, Pa. 

Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 6 N. 6th St., 
Richmond, Va. 

Press Publishing Co., Pulitzer Bldg., New York. 

Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J. 

Prior (W. F.) Co., Hagerstown, Md. 

Probono Publishing Co., 2 W. 6>th St., New York. 

Procter & Gamble. Cincinnati, O. 

Progressive Farmer Co., 1700 Fourth Ave., Birming- 
ham, Ala. 

Progressive Publishers, 1432 Market St., Wheeling, 
W. Va. 

Providence Public Library, 229 Washington St., 
Providence, R. I. 

Publishing House of the United Evangelical Church, 
Harrisburg, Pa. 

Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wis. 

Public-School Publishing Co., Bloomington, 111. 

Public Speakers' Supply, Ridgway, Pa. 

Publishers Printing Co., 207 W. 25th St., New York. 

Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind. 

Purvis (W. S.), Utica, N. Y. 

Pustet (F.) Co., 52 Barclay St., New York. 

Putnam (G. P.) Sons, 2 W. 45th St., New York. 

Quaranta (Giovanni), 670 Broadway, San Francisco. 

Railroad Commission of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. 

Railway Accounting Officers' Association, 1116 Wood- 
ward Bldg., Washington, D. C. 

Railway Educational Press, Inc., 417 S. Dearborn St., 
Chicago, 111. 

Rand, McNally & Co., 536 S. Clark St., Chicago, III. 

Rand School of Social Science, see Hanford Press. 

Randolph (Coleman), 74 Franklin St., Morristown, 
N. J. 

Rantamaki (John E.), 197 E. tosth St., Cleveland, 

Rawfants Club, Cleveland, O. 

Raymer's Old Book Store, 1330 First St., Seattle, 

Redfield, Kendrick-Odell Co., 311 W. 43d St., New 

Reeland Publishing Co., 727 7th Ave., New York. 

Regan Publishing Co., 26 E. Van Buren St., Chi- 
cago, 111. 

Regan's (H. H.), Sons, Lowell, Ind. 

Reilly (Peter), 133 N. I3th St., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Reilly & Lee Co., 1006 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, 

Keiniein (Fred), 1751 Derby St., Portland, Ore. 

Reliable Poultry Journal Publishing Co., Quincy, 111. 

Retail Shoe Salesmen's Institute, 727 Atlantic Ave., 
Boston, Mass. 

Revell (Flejnfng H.) Co., 158 Fifth Aye., New York. 

Review & Herald Publishing Association, Tacoma 
Park, Washington, D. C. 

Reynolds (F. C.), 2008 Parkwood Ave., Baltimore, 

Reynolds Publishing Co., 416 W. i3th St., New 

Rhead (Louis), 217 Ocean Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Rhode Island Department of State, Providence, R. I. 

Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, R. I. 

Rhode Island Medical Society, 106 Francis St., Provi- 
dence, R. I. 

Rice (Mrs. B. M.), Saratoga, Cal. 

Richardson & Boynton Co., 260 Fifth Ave., New York 

Riley (F. T.) Publishing Co., 817 Broad St., Kansas 
City, Mo. 

Riley (Joe Shelby), 1116 F. St., N. W., Washington, 
.D. C. 

Ripon Commonwealth, Ripon, Wis. 

Rivers and Harbors, 401 City Hall, Chicago, 111. 

Riverside Press, see Houghton Mifflin Co. 

Riverside Public Library, Riverside, Cal. 

Roback (Abraham Aaron), 17 Wentworth St., Dor- 
chester, Mass. 

Roberts (W. F.) Co., 1514 H. St. N. W.. Washing- 
ton, D. C. 

Robertson (A. M.), 222 Stockton St., San Francisco, 

Rochester Public Library, Rochester, N. Y. 

Rockefeller Foundation, 61 Broadway, New York. 

Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research, 66th St. & 
Ave. A, New York. 

Ro Language Society, Waverly, W. Va. 

Ronald Press Co., 20 Vesey St., New York. 

Rose Print Co., 32 Vesey St, New York. 

Rosicrucian Fellowship, Oceanside, Cal. 

Rowny (J. F.) Press, Byrne Bldg., Los Angeles. 

Roxburgh Publishing Co., 61 Court St., Boston, Mass. 

Roycrofters (The). East Aurora, N. Y. 

Russell (H. L.), Madison, Wis. 

Russian Information Bureau in the U. S., 233 Broad- 
way, New York. 

January 28, 1922 

Ryau (Frederick Connor), Bradford, Ontario, Canada. 

Ryerson (J. F.) & Sons, Chicago, 111. 

R viand (Cally), American National Bank, Richmond, 

Sabin (Frances Ellis), 405 N. Henry St.,, Madison, 

Sage (Russell) Foundation, 130 E. aznd St., New 

Saint Alban Press, 2041 Argyle Ave., Los Angeles, 

Cal . 

Saint Hubert Publishers' Co., 30 Dearborn 1st., Chi- 
cago, 111. 
Saint Louis City Plan Commissison, 231 Municipal 

Courts Bldg., St. Louis, Mo. 
St. Louis Public Library, St. Louis, Mo. 
Sanborn (B. H.) & Co., 623 S. Wabash Ave., 

Chicago, 111. 
Sandow (Thomas H.), 27 W. Jackson St., \\ilkes- 

Barre, Pa. 

Sandburg (Charles R.), Belgrade, Minn. 
Sanford (Louis C.), 733 Peralta Way, Fresno, Cal. 
San Francisco City Planning Commission, Room 

236 City Hall, San Francisco, Cal. 
San Francesco Law School, San Francisco, Cal. 
San FrancTsco Museum of Art, San Francisco, Cal. 
Santway Photo-Craft Co., Watertown. N. Y. 
Sargent (George Clark), Hobart Bldg., San Fran- 
cisco, Cal. 

Sargent (Porter E.), 14 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 
Saunders CW. B.) Co., VV. Washington Sq., Phila- 
delphia, Pa. 

Savannah Public Library, Savannah, Ga. 
Sayler (Mrs. Martha Young), Glendale, Cal. 
Scarab Co., Urbana, 111. 
Scarlata (F. S.), Port Huron, Mich. 
Schauer Printing Studio, San Marcos Bldg., Santa 

Barbara, Cal. 

Schirmer (G.), 3 E. 43d St., New York. 
Schoenhof Book Co., 153 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 
School Arts Magazine, 25 Foster St., Worcester, 


School Journal, Winchester, O. 
School of the Builders, Inc., 136 W. 72nd St., New 


Schulte Press, 80 Fourth Ave., New York. 
Schwartz, Kirwin & Fauss, 42 Barclay St., New 

Scientific American Publishing Co., 233 Broadway, 

New York. 
Scott, Foresman & Co., 623 S. Wabash Ave., 

Chicago, 111. 

Scribner (Charles) Sons, 597 Fifth Ave., New York. 
Scudney (J.) Publishing Co., 8 Beacon St., Boston, 


Seabury (J. S.), 73 Water St., Boston, Mass. 
Searchlight Publishing Co., Washington, D. C. 
Seeman Printery, Durham, N. C. 
Seller (William) & Co., 1600 Hamilton St., Phila- 
delphia, Pa. 

Seltzer (Thomas), 5 W. soth St., New York. 
Seminary Press, Box 1004, Rochester, N. Y. 
Settlement Cook Book Co., Milwaukee, Wis. 
Seward (A. F.) & Co., 737 Sheridan Rd., Chicago, 

Seymour (Ralph Fletcher), Fine Arts Bldg., 

Chicago, 111. 
Seymour, Daughaday & Co., 610 S. Dearborn St., 

Chicago, 111. 
Shaw (A. W.) Co., Wabash Ave. and Madison St., 

Chicago, 111. 

Shay (Frank), 4 Christopher St., New York. 
Shears Publishing Co., Lafayette, Ind. 
Sheldon (J. D.) Co., 32 Union Sq., New York. 
Shepard (Frank) Co., 140 L'afayette St., New York. 
Sherman (J. D.), Jr., 132 Primrose Ave., Mt. Ver- 

non, N. Y. 

Shire (Walter Evander), Silver City. X. M. 
Shrewsbury Publishing Co., 5525 S. Boulevard, 

Chicago, 111. 
Silver, Burdett & Co., 221 Columbus Ave., Boston, 


Silverstein (A.), Box 544, Rochester, N. Y. 
Simmons (Parker, P.). 112 E. igth St., New York. 
Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co., Woolworth 

Bldg., New York. 
Simpson (Fannie L.), R. 3, Box 30, Nacogdoches, 


Sinclair. Murray & Co., 565 <;th Ave., New York. 
Small, Maynard & Co., 41 Mt. Vernon St., Boston, 

Smedley (Emma), 6 E. Front St., Media. 1'a 
Smith (Edward Conrad), Wcston. W. Va 
Smith (G. D.), 8 E. 45th St., New York. 
Smith (R- E.), P. O. Box 9, Indianapolis. l,,d. 
Smith College. Northampton, Mass. 
Smith-Kenney Co., 926 Commerce St . Tacoa 

Smith & Lamar, Broadway and Ninth Ave . Xath- 

ville, Tenn. 
Smith's Port Publishing Co., 5 South St Nrw 


Smithsonian Institution, Washington D C. 
Smyth (W. H.), Fernwald, Berkeley. Ca'l. 
Society of Industrial Engineers, 327 So. La Sail* 

St., Chicago, 111. 

Soney & Sage Co., 42 Clinton St., Newark. N.J. 
Song Specialists, New Britain, Conn. 
Sons of the American Revolution. Jeremiah Wads- 

worth Branch, Hartford, Conn. 
Sons of the American Revolution, 616 American 

National Bank Bldg., Richmond, Va. 
Sotery Publishing Co., 62 Vernon Ave.. Lone 

Island City, N. Y. 

South Bend Public Library, South Bend, Ind. 
South Dakota School of Mines, Rapid City, S. D. 
South-Western Publishing Co., Cincinnati. O. 
Southern Alliivial Land Association. Memphis, 

Southern Baptist Convention Home Mission Bd.. At- 

lanta, Ga. 
Southern California Sociological Society, 3500 Uni- 

versity Aye., Los Angeles, Cal. 
Southern Historical Society, Richmond, Va. 
Southern Pine Association, 600 Interstate Bank 

Bldg., New Orleans, La. 
Southern Publishing Association, 2123 24th Ave., 

Nashville, Tenn. 

Southern Publishing Co.. Atlanta, Ga. 
Southern Publishing Co., 2015 Jackson St., Dallas, 


Spatula Publishing Co., Sudberry St., Boston. Mass. 
Spears (Leo Leaston), 620-21 Majestic '.<ldg., Drnrer. 


Special Libraries Association, Boston. Mass. 
Spectator Co., 135 William St., New York. 
Spon & Chamberlain, 120 Liberty St., New York. 
Sports Publishing Co., St. Louis. Mo. 
Springfield City Library, Springfield, Mass. 
Staats (Harold), Ripley, W. Va. 
Stafford Engraving Co., Indianapolis, Ind. 
Stahara Publishing Co., Columbus, Ga. 
Standard Printing Co., 220 S. ist St., Louisville, Ky. 
Standard Publishing Co., 9th St. cor. Cutter St.. 

Cincinnati, O. 

Standard Statistics Co., 47 West St., New York. 
Stanford University, Stanford University, Cal. 
Stanley (William H.). Buffalo. N. Y. 
Slanton & Van Vliet Co., 2537 South State S:.. 

Chicago, 111. 

Star-Bulletin Press, Honolulu. H. I. 
Star-News Publishing Co., Pasadena, Cal. 
Stark Rolling Mill Co., Canton, O. 
Stechert (G. E.) & Co., 151 W. 2 S th St.. New \ork. 
Stein (Francis Julius). 533 Chestnut 5>t., Philadelphia. 


Stephens (Hugh) Printing Co., Jefferson City. Mo. 
Stewart Kidd Co., 121 E. $th St., Cincinnati, O. 
Stillman (Marshall) Assn.. 46i^4th Avr.. New ^ort. 
Stillson (William C.), 10208 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. O. 
Stillwell (Leander), Erie, Kan. 
Stokes (Frederick A.) Co., 443 Fourth Are.. P> 

Story '[Maragret McElroy-Frost], U3 Walnut St.. 

Swissvale, Pa. 

Stratford Co., 12 Pearl St.. Boston, Mass. 
.Strathmore Paper Co., Mittineague. Mas.. 
Strouse (Arthur Howard) Publishing Co.. B 

Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions. 

25 Madison Ave., New York. 
Stuyvesant Press, 25 Third Ave.. New Yorl 
Sully (G.) & Co., 373 Fourth Ave.. New York. 
Sunday School Times Co., 1031 \Nalnut St.. P 

S^n^PubHshing House, 4o-th St.. San Francisco. 
SunVise Turn, Inc., 51 E. 4/lth St.. New York. 

N St.. Unio. 

Stock Yards, Chicago, 111. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Syracuse Public Library, Syracuse, N. Y. 

Tadlock (James Marion), 503 Columbus St., Olympia, 


Taylor Society, 29 W. 3oth St., New York. 
Teachers College, Columbia University, laoth St. and 

Broadway, New York. 
Telegraph Printing Co., 26 Federal Sq., Harrisburg, 


Telling (George Palmer), 359 Kensington PI., Pasa- 
dena, Cal. 

Temple Co., Sausalito, Cal. 

Tennessee Geological Survey, Nashville, Tenn. 
Tennessee State Department of Public Instruction, 

Nashville, Tenn. 

Tenny Press, 318 W. 39th St., New York. 
Texas State Department of Agriculture, Austin, 


Texas State Department of Education, Austin, Tex. 
Texas State Department of Health, Austin, Tex. 
Texas Secretary of State, Austin, Tex. 
Theatre Arts Magazine, 7 E. 42nd St., New York. 
Theatre Supply Co., 124 W. 45th St., New York. 
Theosophical Publishing Co., Point Loma, Cal. 
Thompson (Wallace), 55 W. 44th St., New York. 
Thomas-Ellis Co., Baltimore, Md. 
Thoreau Museum of Natural History, Middlesex 

School, Concord, Mass. 

Tide Water Oil Co., 11 Broadway, New York. 
Tiernan-Dart Printing Co., 312 W. 6th St., Kansas 

City, Mo. 

Tileston (Mrs. J. B.), Brookline, Mass. 
Times Publishing Co., Oskaloosa, la. 
Toomey (T. N.), 11 Aberdeen PI., St. Louis. Mo. 
Topsfield Historical Society, Topsfield, Mass. 
Torch Press, Cedar Rapids, la. 
Trade Union Educational League, 118 N. La Salle 

St., Chicago, 111. 

Traffic Publishing Co., 150 Lafayette St., New York. 
Traffic Service Corporation, 418 S. Market St., 

Chicago, 111. 

Travelers Insurance Co., 700 Main St., Hartford, Ct. 
Tri-State Business University, Toledo, O. 
Troy Laundry Machinery Co., 23d cor. La Salle St., 

Chicago, 111. 

Truth Publishing Co., 1400 Broadway, New York. 
Truth Seeker Co., 49 Vesey St., New York. 
Tufts College Press, Tufts College, Mass. 
Tulsa Tribune Co., Tulsa, Okla. 
Tuttle Co., ii Center St., Rutland, Va. 
Typothetae, Baltimore, Md. 
Ullery & Co., Brattleboro, V't. 
Underwriters Laboratories, 207 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 

Union of American Hebrew Congregations, Dutten- 

hofer Bldg., Cincinnati, O. 

Unionist-Gazette Association, Somerville, N. J. 
United Commercial Travelers Council, No. 337, 

Racine, Wis. 

United Fruit Co., 131 State St., Boston, Mass. 
United Lodge of Theosophists, 504 Metropolitan Bldg., 

Los Angeles, Cal. 
United Lutheran Publishing House, S. E. cor. gth 

and Sanson Sts., Philadelphia, Pa. 
United Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, 

Philadelphia, Pa. 

United Society of Christian Endeavor, Boston, Mass. 
United States Corporation Co., 65 Cedar St., New 


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Updike (D. B.), 232 Summer St., Boston, Mass. 
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Vail-Ballou Co., 200 Fifth Ave., New York. 
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Adams, Richard Laban 

Farm management ; a textbook for student, 
investigator, and investor. 20+671 p. (9 p. 
bibl.) front, il. charts forms, tabs. O (Agri- 
cultural and biological pub.) '21 N. Y., Mc- 
Graw-Hill $4 n. 

Appleton, W. A. 

What we want and what we are ; facts not 
phrases ; with a foreword by Samuel Gomp- 
ers ; [introductory note by John Ward.] 18+ 
197 p. D [c. '22] N. Y., Doran $1.50 n. 

Partial contents: The relations of labour and capi- 
tal; Trade unionism; Unemployment: causes and 
remedies; Srtikes, wages and values; The soldier 
and labour; Syndicalism; Communism in Russia 
and Britain; Trade and taxes. 

Aughinbaugh, William Edward 

Advertising for trade in Latin-America. 
12+282 p. front, pis. facsms. D (The Century 
foreign trade ser.) c. N. Y., Century Co. $3 n. 

A book for North-American advertisers who are 
new in the field of Latin-American trade. The book 
is made up of do's and dont's for advertising copy 
and for posters and illustrations. 

Bass, John Foster, and Moulton, Harold 

America and the balance sheet of Europe. 
6+361 p. diagrs. D '21 N 1 . Y., Ronald Press 
$3 n. 

Beach, Frank Loomis 

Twenty twenty-minute lessons in bookkeep- 
ing. 7+124 p. (i l / 2 p. bibl.) forms D c. '21 
N. Y., Ronald Press $1.50 n. 

A short course, presenting a concise interpreta- 
tion of the fundamental theory of bookkeeping. 

Belloc, Hilaire, i. e. Joseph Hilaire Pierre 

The house of Commons and monarchy. 

188 p. D '22 N. Y., Harcourt, Brace $2 n. 

A survey of the House of Commons and a criticism 
of its past and present functions. 

Benecke, Else C. M., and Busch, Marie, trs. 

Selected Polish tales. 10+348 p. T (The 
world's classics) ['21] N. Y., Oxford Univ. 
Press $i 

Partial contents: "The Outpost" by Prus; "A 
Pinch of Salt" by Szymanski; "Forebodings" by 
Zeromski; "Death" by St. Reymont. 

Black, Alexander 

The latest thing and other things. 302 p. 
D c. N. Y., Harper $2 n. 

Partial contents: The dictatorship of the dull; 
Looking literary; The truth about women; Foreign- 
ers; Heroine complexes; Clothes and the women; 
Artist and audience. 

Bridges, Robert 

Robert Bridges [a bibliography of his 
works] comp. by I. A. Williams. 8 p. O 
(Bibliographies of modern authors no. i) '21 
New Haven, Conn., The Brick Row Book 
Shop, 104 High St. bds. 75 c. n. 

Brill, Abraham Arden 

Fundamental conception of psychoanalysis. 
5+344 p. D c. '21 N. Y., Harcourt, Brace 
$2.50 n. 

A statement of the Freudian doctrine of psyco- 
analysis, in popular form. 

Brinckmeyer, Herman 

Hugo Stinnes ; tr. from the German by Al- 
fred B. Kuttner. 8+149 p. D c. '21 N. Y., 
B. W. Huebsch, Inc., 116 W. 13th St. $1.50 n. 

A biography, in which the author points out 
the vast power of this man in Germany, where he 
controls mining, shipping, electric power, gas, ex- 
ports and imports, lumber, iron and steel, hotels 
and newspapers. 

American Library Association 

The United States; a short reading list of popu- 
lar books on American history, government, ideafs 
and literature; description of the country and special 
regions, American resources, opportunities and occu- 
pations, lives of some interesting Americans; some 
fifty titles of historic and characteristic fiction. 19 p. 
O '22 Chic., American Library Assn. pap. 
Association for Research in Nervous and Mental 

Acute epidemic encephalitis [lethargic encephal- 
itis] an investigation by the Association for research 
in nervous and mental diseases; report of the papers 
and discussions at the meeting of the association, 
New York city, December a8th and aoth, 1920; [pre- 
pared under the direction of Walter Timme, Pearce 

Bailey, Lewellys F. Barker, and others.] 22^-258 p. 
(17 p. bibl.) front, il. diagrs. D '21 N. Y., Hoeber 
$2.50 n. 
Seattle, James Herbert 

Tomatoes for canning and manufacturing. 20 p. 
il. map O (U. S. Dept. of agriculture; Farmers' 
bull. 1233; Contribution from the Bu. of plant in- 
dustry) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of 
Doc. pap. 
Beauchamp, William Martin 

The founders of the New York Iroquois league and 
its probable date. 35 p. front, (por.) O (Researches 
and transactions of the N. Y. State Archaeological 
assn., Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, v. 3, no. i) Roches- 
ter, N. Y., N. Y. State Archaeological Assn.; Lewis 
H. Morgan Chapter pap. 

January 28, 1922 


Browne, Rt. Rev. George Forrest 

On some antiquities in the neighbourhood 
of Dunecht House, Aberdeenshire. 14+170 p. 
pis. diagrs. Q '21 N. Y., Macmillan $20 n. 

Bruns, Friedrich 

Modern thought in the German lyric poets 
from Goethe to Dehmel. 103 p. (2 p. bibl.) 
O (Univ. of Wisconsin studies in language 
and literature, no. 13) '21 Madison, Wis., 
Univ. of Wisconsin pap. $i 

Partial contents: Romanticism; Realism ami a new 
faith in life; Pessimism; The new optimism. 

Buckland, William Warwick 

A text-book of Roman law from Augustus 
to Justinian. 14+756 p. (ij^ p. bibl.) O '21 
N 1 . Y., Macmillan $15 n. 

Burke, Jane Revere 

The one way, [preliminary note by Edward 
S. Martin.] 21+149 P- S [c. '22] N. Y., 
Dutton $1.25 n. 

A series of messages from the Beyond, the com- 
municating spirit claiming to be William James, 
who died in 1910. 

Cambridge (The) university calendar for the 
year 1921-1022. 26+1186 p. D '21 N. Y., 
Macmillan $6 n. 

Chatterbox for 1922; founded by J. Erskine 
Clarke. 316 p. il. Q '21 Bost., Page Co. 
bds. $1.80 n. 

Clark, Barrett Harper, ed. 

Masterpieces of modern Spanish drama ; 
The great Galeoto ; The duchess of San Quen- 
tin; Daniela; tr. from the Spanish and Cata- 
lan; with a preface by [the editor] ; new edi- 
tion. 290 p. D [c. 'i7-'22] Cin., Stewart Kidd 
$2.50 n. 

Formerly published in 1917 by Duffield & Co. 

Collins, Wilkie, i. e., William Wilkie 
The woman in white. 636 p. T (The 

world's classics) ['21] N. Y., Oxford Univ. 

Press $i 

Corbin, Lilyan Stratton [Lilyan Stratton, 


Reno ; a book of short stories and informa- 
tion ; scenic views by Van-Noy interstate 
company of San Francisco. 268 p. front, 
(por.) pis. pors. D [c. '21] Newark, N. J., 
Colyer Pr. Co., Broad & Lafayette St. $2n. 

Short stories of the divorce colony, together with 
an explanation of the Nevada divorce laws. 

Corkum, Alexander C. 

Musings of a mariner [verse]. 3+ioo p. 
front, (por.) pis. D [c. '21! Bost, Atlantic 
Pr. Co., 201 South St. $2 n. 

Crockett, Walter Hill 

Vermont, the Green Mountain state ; 4 v. 
various paging fronts, pis. pors. maps plans 
facsms. O '21 N. Y., The Century History 
Co., 8 W. 47th St. buck. $31.50; J / 2 leath. 
$37.50 [subs, only] 

Crossland, Weldon Frank 

The junior church in action ; with twenty 
junior church sermonets. 12+126 p. front, 
(facsm.) il. D [c. '21 ] N. Y., Doran $1.50 n. 

Dane, Clemence, pseud. [Winifred Ashton] 

Will Shakespeare ; an invention in four acts. 
188 p. D '22 N". Y., Macmillan $1.75 n. 

Shakespeare, Marlowe, Anne Hathaway, and "The 
Dark Lady of the Sonnets" are here presented. 

Danielson, Henry, comp. 

Bibliographies of modern authors ; [con- 
tains complete collations of all first editions 
of John Masefield, John Drinkwater, Max 
Beerbohm, Rupert Brooke, Arthur Syrnons, 
Lord Dunsany, Walter De La Mare, Hubert 
Crackenthorpe, James E. Flecker, Richard 
Middleton, Hugh Walpole, Leonard Merrick. 
Compton Mackenzie, Francis Ledwidge and 
George Gissing.] 211 p. O '21 N. Y., Tames 
F. Drake, Inc., 4 W. 4Oth St. $4 n. 

Brown, Mrs. Harriet Connor 

America menaced by militarism; an appeal to 
women; [reprinted from the Searchlight.] 3: p. 
diagrs. S [c. '21] Wash., D. C., Searchlight Pub. 
Co., Woodward Bldg. pap. 10 c. 
Brown, Zaidee M. 

Directions for the librarian of a small library; 
rev. by Anna G. Hall; [pub. for the League of li- 
brary commissions.] 47 p. D '21 N. Y., H. W. 
Wilson Co. pap. 30 c. 
[Cellarius, Frederick Julius, comp.] 

Complete street directory of Dayton, Ohio, and 
adjoining territory, including Oakwood, giving the 
names and location of all streets, lanes, courts, etc. 
96 p. nar. T [c. '21] Dayton, O. [ Author ], tool Com- 
mercial Bldtf. pap. 25 c. 
Chace, Edward Mackay, and others 

The composition of California lemons. 18 p. (i p. 
bibl.) diagrs. O (U. S. Dept. of agriculture; Bull, 
no. 993; Contribution from the Bu. of chemistry) '21 
Wash.. D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
Chamberlain, Ralph Vary 

The centipeds of Central America. 17 p. tabs. O 
(No. 2402; from the proceedings of the U. S. Nat. 
Museum, v. 60; art. 7) '21 Wash.. D. C., Gov. Pr. 
Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Chicago Association of Commerce. Subscriptions 
Investigating Committee 

A classified list of local philanthropic and charit- 
able organizations; believed by the Chicago associa- 
tion of commerce subscriptions investigating commit- 

tee to be worthy the support of those who desire 
to further their aims; endorsed _fpr the period end- 
ing Nov. 30, 1922; this list is obsolete after Nov. 30, 
1922. 80 p. S Chic., Chicago Assn. of Commerce, 
10 S. La Salle St. pap. gratis 

Cook, Mrs. Katherine Margaret O'Brien 

State laws and regulations governing teachers' 
certificates. 244 p. tabs, diagrs. O (U. S. Dept. of 
the interior; Bu. of eoMcation. Bull.. 1921, no. 22) 
'21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. 

Crockett, Albert S., comp. 

Ocean records; a pocket handbook for travelers; 
2nd ed., December 1921; [containing information for 
tourists, including a list of the American ambassa- 
dors, ministers and diplomatic agents; customs regu- 
lations of all countries, passport vise rules, hotel 
charges, money, etc. 100 p. tabs. il. pis. (part col.) 
nar. D [c. '21] N. Y., World Traveler Pub. Co.. 
The Biltmore, Vanderbilt Ave. & 44th St. pap. 
Dana, John Cotton 

On buyin? and using print; practical suggestions 
from a librarian to the business man. 60 p. D '21 
X. V.. H. W. Wilson Co. pap. 50 c. 
De L Vin, Mrs. Margaret Morris Welch 

Bibliography on the climate of South America. 
42 p. Q (U. S. Dept. of agriculture; Weather bu- 
reau: Monthly review. Supplement no. 18) '21 Wash.. 
Pr. Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 15 c. 


The Publishers' }Veekl\ 

Donahue, George J. 

Damien and reform. 86 p. D [c. '21] 
Bost., Stratford Co. $1.50 n. 

The story of Father Damien, the heroic priest 
who sacrificed his life among the lepers. 

Downs, B. W., and Jackson, H. Latimer 
A manual of the Dutch language. 8+143 P- 

D (Cambridge guides to modern languages) 

'21 N. Y., Macmillan $2 n. 

Contents: Introduction to language and literature; 

Grammar; Extracts from Dutch authors; Glossary. 

Eucken, Rudolf Christof 

Socialism; an analysis; tr. by Joseph Mc- 
Cabe. 9+188 p. O '22 N. Y., Scribner $2.75 n. 

Partial contents: The history of the problem; The 
affirmation of the Socialist ideal; A view of life as a 
whole; Examination of the Socialist ideal. 

Flagg, Mildred Buchanan 

Community English, a book of undertakings 
for boys and girls. 16+266 p. front, il. diagrs. 
D c. '21 N'. Y., Macmillan $i n. 
Graham, Frank Duncan 

Audels engineers and mechanics guide ;_^a 
progressive il. series with questions-answers- 
calculations, covering modern engineering 
practice ; 8 v. 4400 p. fronts, il. diagrs. S [c. 
'21] N. Y., T. Audel & Co., 72 5th Ave. $12 
Graham, Stephen 

Europe whither bound?; Quo vadis Eu- 
ropa?; being letters of travel from the cap- 
itals of Europe in the year 1921. 10+224 p. 
O [c. '22] N. Y., Appleton $2 n. 

A survey of the countries of Europe and of the 
influences good and evil that the war has had on 
these centres of national life. 

Graves, Robert 

The pier-glass [verse]. 63 p. S '21 N'. Y., 
Knopf $1.25 n. 

Green, George H. 

Psychoanalysis in the classroom ; with an 
introd. by William McDougall. 11+272 p. 
(6?4 p. bibl.) D c. N. Y., Putnam $1.75 n. 

Partial contents: The daydream; Play; Dreams; 
Slips, accidents and omissions; Dependence and sex. 

Grimshaw, Beatrice Ethel 

Conn of the coral seas. 366 p. D [c. '22] 
N. Y., Macmillan $1.75 n. 

Story of the South Seas. ffi 

Guest, Leslie Haden 

The struggle for power in Europe, 1917- 
1921 ; an outline economic and political sur- 
vey of the Central States and Russia. 318 p. 
front, (fold. col. map) tabs. O fold. col. 
map O '21 N. Y., Doran $4.50 n. 

Partial contents: Realities in Russia; The Rus- 
sian government: breakdown or compromise; The 
new Poland; The republic of Tcheko-Slovakia; Aus- 
tria, Hungary, Roumania, Bulgaria (4 chapters) ; 
Progressive building or reaction. 

Hall, Trowbridge 

Californian trails ; intimate guide to the old 
missions ; the story of the California mis- 
sions ; [new and cheaper ed.] 243 p. front, il. 
pis. O '22 N. Y., Macmillan $2.50 n. 

Hamilton, Sir Ian Standish Monteith 

The soul and body of an army. 7+303 p. 
O '21 N. Y., Doran $5 n. 

A survey of the British Army and its future. 

Hicks, Isaac Perry, and Duncan, J. E. 

Hick's builders' guide; the book to use in 
laying out every operation in the construction 
or alteration of a building. The mechanic will 
find it an infallible guide in solving the prob- 
lems that arise in excavating, shoring and 
underpinning, masonry and concrete work, 
house and roof framing, fireplace and chim- 
ney construction, hollow tile and stucco work. 
The estimator or contractor will find the 
chapters on estimating labor and materials, 
which are on a unit basis, accurate experi- 
ence data all ready for application to their 
work. 384 p. tabs, diagrs. plans pis. il. S 
c. '21 N. Y., U. P. C. Bk Co. $3 n. 
Higham, Charles Strachan Sanders 

The Colonial entry-books ; a brief guide to 
the Colonial records in the public record office 
before 1696. 48 p. D (Helps for students of 
history, no. 45) '21 N. Y., Macmillan pap. 
Hastings, Frank Stewart 

A ranchman's recollections ; an autobiog- 
raphy in which unfamiliar facts bearing upon 
the origin of the cattle industry in the south- 
west and of the American packing business are 
stated, and characteristic incidents recorded ; 
[preface by Alvin H. Sanders.] 13+235 p. 
front, pis. D c. '21 Chic., The Breeder's Gaz- 
ette, 542 S. Dearborn St. $1.75 n. 

A series of sketches which appeared serially in 
The Breeder's Gazette, in 1920 under the title 
"Recollections of a Ranchman." 

Hayden, Mary Teresa, and Moonan, George A. 

A short history of the Irish people from the 
earliest times to 1920; with specially designed 
maps 8+580 p. front, (fold, map) diagrs. O 
'21 N. Y., Longmans, Green $7 n. 

Partial contents: Gaelic Ireland; Gael and Norman; 
The penal days The ascendancy Parliament, A. D. 
1691-1800; Ireland in the igth century; Literature 
and language in the igth century; Literary move- 
ments the language revival. 

Hazelwood, John A., comp. 

Fun ; jokesmith's volume. 136 p. il. D c. '21 
Madison, Wis., Blfed Pr. Co. $1.35 n. 
House (The) in Charles street. 3+283 p. D 

'21 N. Y., Duffield & Co., 211 E. I9th St. 
$1.90 n. 

Gerry, C. N. 

Gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc in Idaho and 
Washington in 1920; Mines report; pub. December 
27, 1921. various paging tabs. O (Dept. of the In- 
terior; U. S. Geol. Survey) Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. 
Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 

Harvard University. Library 

The Harvard library and the Harry Elkins Wide- 
ner memorial library building; [reprinted with re- 
vision, from the fifth edition of the Official guide to 

Harvard university, 1917.] 18 p. front. D '21 Cam- 
bridge, Mass., Harvard Univ. Press pap. apply. 
Johnsen, Julia E., comp. 

Selected articles on independence for the Philip- 
pines. 85 p. doJ4 p. bibl.) D '21 N. Y., H. W. 
Wilson Co. pap. 75 c. 
Handbook for campers in the national forests in 

California. 48 p. il. map S (U. S. Dept. of agri- 
culture; Dept. circular 185; Contribution from the 
Forest service) '21 Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., 
Supt. of Doc. pap. 5 c. 

January 28, 1922 


Housman, Laurence 

Angels and ministers ; four plays of Vic- 
torian shade and character. 150 p. D c. N. Y., 
Harcourt, Brace bds. $1.50 n. 

Contents: The Queen: God bless her!; His 
favourite flower; The comforter; 1'ossession. 

Huntington, Elizabeth 

The playground of the gods ; and other 
poems. 62 p. D c. '21 Bost, The Four Seas 
Co., 188 Dartmouth St. bds. $1.50 

Hurst, S. B. H. 

Coomer Ali. 248 p. front. D c. N. Y., Har- 
per $1.75 n. 

A romance of the Far East, of the land and sea 
from Calcutta to Mecca. 

Mutton, John Alexander, D.D. 

That the ministry be not blamed; lectures 
to Divinity students in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, 
and Glasgow in the spring of 1921 ; [2nd ed.] 
202 p. D [n. d.] N. Y., Doran $1.50 n. 

Inman, Samuel Guy 

Problems in Pan Americanism. 12-1-415 p. 
(3'4 P- bibl.) O (College of Missions lecture- 
ship) [c. '21 ] N. Y., Doran $2 n. 

Partial contents: Assets of Latin America; Early 
efforts toward Pan Americanism; The Monroe Doc- 
trine and Latin America; Problems of the Caribbean 
countries; Next steps in inter- American friendship. 

James, James Henry 

Honeymoon dialogues. 194 p. D [c. '21] 
N. Y., Dutton $2 n. 

Short sketches. 

Jones, Eliot 

The trust problem in the United States. 20+ 
598 p. (i8& p. bibl.) tabs. D c. '21 N. Y., 
Macmillan $3 n. 

A study of the trust problem, presenting an ac- 
count of the early devices employed to restrain 
competition. It is a survey of trusts that have, or 
had, monopolistic power, and that are properly 
designated as trusts. 

Kavanaugh, Thomas Joseph 

Bank credit methods and practice. 241 p. 
il. forms D '21 N. Y., Bankers Pub. Co., 
253 B'way $2.50 n. 
Kittrell, Norman Goree 

Governors who have been, and other public 
men of Texas. 301 p. front, (por.) O [c. '21] 
Houston, Tex., Dealy-Adey-Elgin Co. $3 n. 
Kolnai, Aurel 

Psychoanalysis and sociology; tr. by Eden 
and Cedar Paul. 185 p. D '22 N. Y., Har- 

Kelso, James Anderson 

A history of the Hebrews in outline; down to tTTe 
restoration under Ezra and Nehemiah; syllabus of a 
course of class studies and lectures for use in thi 
classes of the Western theological seminary. 54 p 
maps O [c. '21] N. S. Pittsburgh, Pa., Western 
Theological Seminary pap. 75 c. 
Kip, Frederic Ellsworth 

The paramount duty of our legislators to the work- 
ers of our country. 15 p. O '21 Montclair, N. J., 
[Author], Crestmount Rd. priv. pr. 
Lowenstein, Henry Polk 

Memorial poems; dedicated to the American legion 
by the author; and ed.; [il. by L. F. Wilford] 33 P- 
front, (por.) S c. '21 Kansas City. Mo., [Author]. 
Ooi New York Lite Bldg. pap. apply 
McAtee, Waldo Lee 

Notes on Nearactic bibionid flies. 26 p. O (No. 

court, Brace & Co. $2.25 n. 

A un rMiK.ition i.f thr working of 
the "social mind." 

Lane, Frederick Van Zandt 

Motor truck transportation, the principle* 
governing its success. 6+153 P- >' plan O 
'21 N. Y., Van Nostrand $2 n. 

Lapp, John Augustas 

The Catholic citizen. 10+247 p. (i p. bihU 
front, il. D c. '21 N. Y., Macmillan $i n. 

A study of the rights and duties of cit 

Leland, Ora Miner 

Practical least squares ; [with history and 
bibliography of least squares, 3 p.] I4+_'J7 1' 
tabs, diagrs. O '21 N. Y., McGraw-Hill $3 n. 

Leonard, Sterling Andrua, ed. 

The Atlantic book of modern plays; cd 
with introd. comment and annotated bibliog- 
raphy, [27 p.] 13-1-234 p. D [c. '21 ] Bost.. 
Atlantic Monthly Press $2 n. 

Fifteen plays by Harold Chapin, Lady Gregory. 
John Galsworthy, Lord Dunsany. Percy Hackayr. 
John M. Singe, Gordon Bottomley, and others. 

Loring, F. H. 

Atomic theories. 9+218 p. diagrs. tabs. ( 
['21 ] N. Y., Dutton $5 n. 

The leading facts and theories which relate to the 
atom, particularly those which have not yet been 
treated at any length in text-books owing to their 

MacCollough, Martin 

Letters on contemporary American authors. 
99 p. D c. '21 Bost., The Four Seas Co., 
188 Dartmouth St. bds. $2 n. 

Essays in letter form on Dreiser, Cabell. Frank 
Harris, Willa Cather and others. 

MacGregor, Theodore Douglas 

MacGregor's book of bank advertising. 
388 p. il. O '21 N. Y.. Bankers Pub. Co. 
$5 n. 
McLane, James Latimer, jr. 

Shafts of song [verse]. 136 P- 1 
Bait., Norman, Remington Co.. 347 
Charles St. $2 n. 

MacLean, Annie Marion 

Some problems of reconstruction, i.^P- 
S (The national social science ser.) c. 
Chic., A. C McClurg $i n. 

Partial contents: Preservation of i 
ideal; Industrial unrest; Woman's labor; Awe 
canization; The negro; Radicalism. 

Museum, v. 60; art. 7) '* Wash.. D. C, <* 
Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 
KcMnrtrie. Douglas Crawford 

Proofreading in the , S th century; an ' 
of the evidence relating to correctors of the p 
work in Paris in 1500 15 P- facm. I 
wich, Conn., Conde Nast Press pap. 

Division of Minimum Wage 
Statement and decree concerning I 
women employed in the minor line* of con 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Mathews, John Mabry 

The conduct of American foreign relations. 
n+353 P- O c. N. Y., Century Co. $3 n. 

Partial contents: Tin- basis and modes of control; 
The state and foreign relations; Diplomatic inter- 
course: procedure; The consular service; The treaty 
making power; The interpretation of treaties; 
Forcible measures short of war; Table of cases 
cited. Index; Bibliographical footnotes. 

Maurel Andre 

A fortnight in Naples; authorized English 
ed. tr. by Helen Gerard; with 120 il. and 16 
maps. 17+385 p. front, il. maps plans pis. D 
'21 N. Y., Putnam $3 n. 

Minchin, Edward Alfred 

An introduction to the study of the Pro- 
tozoa; with special reference to the parasitic 
forms. 11+517 p. T 2 9 3 A P- fcibl.) il.pls. diagrs. 
O '22 N. Y., Longmans, Green $8.50 n. 

Moore, George 

George Moore, [a bibliography of his 
works] comp. by I. A. Williams ; with a 
prefatory letter by George Moore. 3+13 p. 
O (Bibliographies of modern authors, no. 3) 
'21 New Haven, Conn., The Brick Row Book 
Shop bds. 75 c. 

Murphy, Claudia Quigley 

The history of the art of tablesetting, 
ancient and modern, from Anglo-Saxon days 
to the present time ; with il. and bibliography 
[i/4 p.] ; for the use of schools, colleges, ex- 
tension workers, women's clubs, etc. 65 p. 
front, il. pis. O c. '21 N'. Y., [Author], 
41 Madison Sq. West bds. $i n. 

National (The) Cyclopedia of American bi- 
ography, being the history of the United 
States as illustrated in the lives of the found- 
ers, builders, and defenders of the republic, 
and of men and women who are doing rtie 
work and moulding the thought of the 
present time; rev. and approved by the most 
eminent historians, scholars and statesmen 
of the day; [v. 2] pors. O [c. '21] N. Y., 
J. T. White & Co., 70 5th Ave., buck. 
$15 n. 

National Industrial Conference Board 

Changes in the cost of living, July, 1914- 
July, 1921. 8+25 p. tabs, diagrs. O (Re- 
search report, no. 39) [c. '21] N. Y., Century 
Co. 75 c. n. 

Experience with trade union agreements- 
clothing industries. 4+134 p. (bibl.) O (Re- 
search report, no. 38) [c. '21] N. Y., The 
Century Co. $1.50 n. 

Family budgets of American wage-earners ; 
a critical analysis. 8+97 p. tabs, (part fold.) 
diagrs. O (Research report, no. 41) [c. '21] 
N. Y., Century Co. $i n. 

The metric versus the English system of 
weights and inc.tMirfs. 12+261 p. (2 p. bibl.) 
tabs, diagrs. O (Research report, no. 42) 
[c./2i] N. Y., The Century Co. $2.50 n. 

Wages in Great Britain, France and Ger- 
many. 7+1 10 p. (Bibl.) tabs. O (Research 
report, no. 40) [c. '21] N. Y., Centu?y~Co. 
$1-50 n. 

Nicholson, Victoria Mary Sackville-West 
[Mrs. Harold Nicholson] 

The dragon in shallow waters. 288 p. 
D c. N. Y., Putnam $2 n. 

The story of a small manufacturing town in 

Nilson, Arthur R. 

Radio questions and answers on govern- 
ment examinations for radio operator's li- 
cense. (2 p. bibl.) 9+86 p. front., il., diagrs. 
D '21 N. Y., McGraw-Hill $i n. 

O'Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington [Arthur 

Middleton, pseud.], ed. 
The best short stories of 1921 ; and the 
yearbook of the American short story. 17+ 
506 p. D [c. '22] Bost., Small, Maynard 
$2 n. 

Twenty stories by Sherwood Anderson, Irvin S. 
Cobb, Waldo Frank, Ellen Glasgow, Manuel Kom- 
roff, Vincent O'Sullivan, Charles Hanson Towne 
and others. 

O'Shea, Michael Vincent, and Kellogg, John 


Keeping the body in health. 9+311 p. 
front, il. D (The everyday health ser., bk. 2) 
[c. '21] N. Y., Macmfllan 88 c. n. 

Parker, Dudrea [Mrs. Sumner Parker] 

Pig iron ; short stories. 103 p. D c. '21 
Bait., Norman, Remington bds. $1.50 n. 

Contents: An ephemeral love; The white petal; 
The reporter. 

Pearce, Ethel Katherine 

Typical flies ; a photographic atlas ; 2nd se- 
ries. 14+38 p. pis. O '21 N. Y., Macmil- 
lan bds. $4.50 n. 

This volume is supplementary to Typical Flies, 
published in 1915. 

Pearson, Hesketh 

Modern men and mummers. 208 p. O [c. 
'22] N. Y., Harcourt, Brace $2.50 n. 

Studies of Shaw, Frank Harris, Lytton Strachey, 
Stephen Phillips, Wells, Edmund Gosse, Hall Caine, 
Lewis Waller, Joseph Conrad, Father Vaughan, The 
Irvings, The Chestertons and others. 

Pickthall, Marjorie Lowry Christie 

The bridge ; a story of the Great Lakes. 
292 p. front. D c. N. Y., Century Co. $1.75 

The story of a man with a blood-stained con- 
science fighting against tremendous odds for peace 
of soul and a great-hearted girl. 

! Mel cher, Frederic Gershon] 

The successful bookshop; a manual of practical 
information; The fascination of bookselling; Who 
makes a good bookseller; Different types of book- 
shops; Locating the bookshop; Selecting the stock; 
Bookshop finance; Planning shop equipment; Dis- 
play and promotion. 15 p. nar. O [n. d.] N. Y., 

National Assn. of Book Publishers, 334 Sth Ave. 
pap. gratis 

Old (The) guard and their tax bill; an amazing 
story of how Congress handled "The Revenue act 
of 1921"; with vital roll calls, parts of big speeches, 
and an identification of those for and against the 
people; [reprinted from the Searchlight]. 31 p. D 
S [c. '22] N. Y., The Searchlight Pub. Co. pap. IDC 

January 28, 1922 


Poetry Society of South Carolina 

Year book of the Poetry Society of South 
Carolina for 1921. 48 p. O [c. '21] Char- 
leston, S. C., Poetry Society of South Caro- 
lina pap. 50 c. 

Partial contents: The worm turns, a reply to 11. L. 
Mencken; Messages from contemporary poets; Amy 
Lowell, E. A. Robinson, Padraic Colum, Jessie B. 
Rittenhouse and others; Prize poems by Josephine 
Pinckney, Helen v. K. Hyer and Sara Listen. 

Prout, Henry G. 

A life of George Westinghouse. 1 1+375 
p. front, (por.), plans O c. '21 N. Y., Scrib- 
ner $2.50 n. 

The story of the rise of Mr. Westinghouse from 
a modest early environment to the leadership of 
many great industrial enterprises. 

Riegel, Robert, and Loman, Harry James 

Insurance, principles and practices. 15+ 
514 p. forms (part fold.), diagrs. O '21 
N. Y., Prentice-Hall, inc., 70 5th Ave. $6 n. 

Riley, Franklin Lafayette, ed. 

General Robert E. Lee after Appomattox. 
14+250 p. il. O [c. '22] N. Y., Macmillan 
$2.50 n. 

General Lee as a college president. 

Robertson, Huntly 

Through John's eyes. 276 p. D [c. '21] 
N. Y., Doran $1.90 n. 

The story of a boy, and life as reflected in his 

Robie, Walter Franklin 

The art of love. 386 p. (4 p. bibTJ D 
(Rational sex ser.) c. '21 Bost, Badger 
$7-50 n. 

Robinson, Louis Newton 

Penology in the United States. 11+344 p. 
(9 p. bibl.) D [c. '21] Phil., Winston $3 n. 

Rogers, Ralph Ernest 

Teacher's handbook to accompany Gano's 
Commercial law rev. by Ralph E. Rogers and 
Clyde O. Thompson. 96 p. S [c. '21] N\ Y. 
& Cin., American Bk. Co. 60 c. n. 

Sackville-West, V. .S><-> Nicholson, Victoria 
Sanders, E. K. 

Jacques Benigne Bossuet ; a study. 408 p. 
front., il., pis. O (Ecclesiastical biographies 
ser.) '22 N. Y., Macmillan $6 n. 

Savi, Ethel Winifred 

The devil drives. 320 p. D '22 N. Y., Put- 
nam $1.75 n. 

A story of hereditary madness and passionate love, 
with the scenes laid in England and India. 

Schnitz, Albert 

Vie et oeuvres dc J. J. Rousseau; avec det 
notes explicatives. 38.' p. front, (pur.), pors. 
I) [c. '21] (Heath's modern language ser.) 
Bost., D. C. Heath & Co., 50 Beacon St. $1.60 

Sheringham, Hugh Tempest 

Ourselves when young. 250 p. P 

Putnam $1.75 n. 
Sketches of child life. 

Skelton, Oscar Douglas 

Life and letters of Sir Wilfred Lauricr; il. 
with photographs; 2 v. 700 p. fronts., pit., 
pors. O '21 N. Y.. The Century Co 
4th Aye. $8 n. . 

A biography of the great Canadian Liberal. Th* 
author is professor political history in Queen'* 
I'niversity, Kingston, Canada. 

Smallwood, William Martin 

Man, the animal. 14+223 p. front., il. D 
[c. '22] N. Y., Macmillan $2.50 n. 

Snow, Royall H. 

Igdrasil. [verse] 62 p. D c. '21 Bost . 
The Four Seas Co. bds. $1.25 n. 

Many of these poems have formerly appeared in 
Pagan, Queen's Quarterly. Contemporary Ve?n and 
other magazines. 

Soskice, Mrs. Juliet M. Hueffer 

Chapters from childhood ; reminiscences of 
an artist's granddaughter ; with a foreword 
by A. G. Gardiner; il. with portraits. 239 p. 
front, (por.), pis., pors. O '22 N. Y., Har- 
court, Brace $3 n. 

The reminiscences of a child of the Rosettf circle 

Stratton, Lilyan. Sec- Corbin, Lilyan 
Talley, Thomas W. 

Negro folk rhymes ; wise and otherwise 
with a study. 12+347 p. D [c. '22) N". Y., 

Macmillan $2.25 n. 
Negro secular folk songs. 

Tappan, Eva March 

Heroes of progress : stories of successful 
Americans ; [school ed.] 263 p. il., pis. D 
fc. '21] Bost., Hougtiton Mifflin 88 c. n. 
Tobenkin, Elias 

The road. 316 p. D [c. '22} N". Y.. Har 
court, Brace $2 n. 

The story of a woman who dared to throw herHf 
into life and bear its responsibilities, and (he suffer 
: ns of a man who tried to escape them. 

Troxell, Eleanor 

Suggestions for seat work and games; pri- 
mary grades. 18 p. nar. D [c. '21] Dillon. 
Mont., Tribune Pub. Co. pap. 15 c. 

Paper cutting, drawing and mo.lelinjr. - 
reading and writing, word (fames, spelling nmmr. 
number games for first, second and third grade*. 

Pittsburgh, Pa., Carnegie Library. Reference De- 

Choice of vocation; a selected list of books and 
magazine articles for the guutance of students; 
[preface by John H. Leete.] 54 p. O '21 Pitts- 
burgh. Pa., Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 
Redkey, Mrs. Llda M. 

True and thrilling story of the flood in Pueblo, 
Colofado. June 3. 1921. 32 p. front, (por.) pis. pors. 
O [n. d.] Pueblo, Col., [Author], 717 East Fourth 
St. pap. 
Robinson, Heath M. 

Geologic structure and oil and gas prospects ol a 

part of Jefferson county. Oklahoma: < .iitribotJon* 
to economic geology, 19*1 : P<- *' P b - 1>ccr ??r" *^ 
1921. various paging tabs. fold, map* O 
the Interior; U. S. Geol. Surrey. Bull. j*-T) W*-. 
D. C., Gov. Pr. Off., Supt. of Doe. pap. 

Seibold, Louis 

Tapan, her plans and purposes: a seriej of art- 
u-ies [reprinted from the New York HeraM; cor 
title: Japan, her vast military tinderUklny* an. 
world expansion] a-f-94 p. S D 'ai N. Y.. The Nw 
York Herald, c/o Office Manager, ato B way pp. 


The Publishers' Weekly 

Tyau, Min-Ch'ien Tuk Zung 

China awakened ; with special honorific en- 
dorsement by His Excellency Hsu Shih'- 
chang, president of the Chinese republic, as 
well as introd. by Right Honorable Sir John 
Newell Jordan and the Honorable Charles R. 
Crane. 16+475 P- front, (por.), pis., pors. 
O c. N. Y., Macmillan $5 n. 

A discussion of China of to-day, and the many 
changes that are taking place, the progress in ele- 
mentary education, the development of the railways, 
the organization of public opinion and other move- 

Unamuno, Miguel de 

The tragic sense of life in men and in 
peoples; tr. by J. E. Crawford Flitch; with 
an introductory essay by Salvador de Mada- 
riaga. 35+332 p. O '21 N. Y., Macmillan 
$5 n. 

Partial contents: The man of flesh and bone; The 
hunger of immortality; The essence of Catholicism; 
Love, suffering, pity and personality; Faith, hope 
and charity; Religion and methology of the beyond, 
and the Apocatastasis; Don Quixote in the con- 
temporary European tragi-comedy. 

Vagabond plays, first series. 244 p. D c. '21 
Bait., Norman, Remington $2 n. 

Six plays first produced in the Vagabond Play- 
house, Baltimore. "The double miracle" and "The 
importance of being a roughneck" by Robert Garland ; 
"On vengeance height," by Allan Davis and Cornelia 
V. Vencill; "Pan in ambush" by Marjorie Patterson; 
"Release" by Edward H. Smith; "The conflict" by 
Clarice Vallette McCauley. 

Verrill, Alpheus Hyatt 

Panama, past and present ; il. with photo- 
graphs by the author. 262 p. front., pis., pors. 
D c. '21 N. Y., Dodd, Mead $2 n. 

A guide book for travelers and business men. 

Vince, Charles 

Wayfarers in Arcady. 8+168 p. front. O 
c. N. Y., Putnam $2 n. 

Essays on the out-of-doors. ffl 

Washburn, Claude Carlos 

The lonely warrior. 345 p. D [c. '22] N. 
Y., Harcourt, Brace $2 n. 

The story of a lonely, discouraged young man, 
who, after two years in civilian life, is fighting 
against unrest to find a decent way of adjustment 
for his future. 

Watson, Malcolm 

The prevention of malarTa in the federated 
Malay states ; a record of twenty years' prog- 
ress ; with contributions by P. S. Hunter and 
A. R. Wellington and a preface by Sir Ronald 
Ross ; 2nd rev., enl. edition. (2 l / 2 p. bibl.) 
27+381 p. front, pis. tabs, maps charts 
diagrs., plans O '21 N. Y., Button $12 n. 

Wells, Herbert George 

Washington and the riddle of peace. 6+312 
p. D c. N. Y., Macmillan $2 n. 

Articles which apneared in the New York World 
and _the Chicago Tribune, giving the author's im- 
pressions of the Disarmament Conference. 

Weston, George 

Mary minds her business ; front, by George 
Alonzo Williams. 323 p. D (Popular copy- 
rights) [c. 'i9-'2o] N. Y., Grosset & Dun- 
lap 75 c. 

Wharton, Anthony P. 

Joan of Overbarrow. 360 p. D [c. '21] N'. 
Y., Doran $2 n. 

The story of the daughter of a Wiltshire farmer 
who reaches out for freedom and romance. 

Whitman, Walt 

Leaves of grass; 1850-1881; with an introd. 
by Stuart P. Sherman. S 36+504 p. [c. '22] 
(The modern student's library^ N. Y., Scrib- 
ner $i n. 

Who's who, 1922; an annual biographical dic- 
tionary with which is incorporated men and 
women of the time; 74th year of issue. 32+ 
2981+24 p. D N. Y., Macmillan $15 n. 
Contains over 30,000 biographies. 

Wickson, Edward James 

The California fruits and how to grow 
them ; a manual of methods wfhich have yield- 
ed greatest success ; with the lists of varie- 
ties best adapted to the different districts of 
the state; 9th ed., fully revised. 508 p. front., 
il., pis. O [c. '21] San Francisco, Cal., Pa- 
cific Rural Press, 420 Market St. $4 n. 

Wiggin, Frederick Alonzo, D.0. 

The living Jesus ; the words of Jesus of 
Nazareth uttered thru the medium [of the au- 
thor] from February n to June i, 1921; [in- 
trod. by Ethel P. Wiggin and Edith B. Ord- 
way.] 43+213 p. front, (por.) D '21 N. Y., 
George Sully & Co., 373 4th Ave. $2 n. ; leath. 
$4 n. bxd. 

Wildenbruch, Ernst i.e. Adam Ernst von 

Envy; a tale; authorized tr. by Elise Traut; 
144 p. D c. '21 Bost., The Four Seas Co. 

$2 n. 

A bitter tale of hate, instead of love, planted in 
the hearts of two children. 

Willard, Raymond D. 

System building and constructive account- 
ing. 307 p. il. forms O '22 N. Y., McGraw- 
Hill $4 n. 

Writers' (The) artists' year book, 1922; a 
directory for writers, artists and photograph- 
ers; I5th year of new issue; [with a classi- 
fied index of papers and magazines, and Brit- 
ish editors.] 14+202 p. D '22 "N. Y., Mac- 
millan $1.60 n. 

Young, Florence Ethel Mills 

The Almonds of life. 306 p. D [c. '20] 
N. Y., The National Book Co., 28 W. 44th 

St. 75 c. 

Zimmermann, Erich Walter 

Zimmermann on ocean shipping. 16+691 
p. il. maps plans forms pi. diagrs. (part fold.) 
D '21 N. Y., Prentice-Hall $4 n. 

Zook, George Frederick, and Capen, Samuel Paul 
Opportunities for study at American graduate 

schools. 59 p. O (U. S. Dept. of Interior; Bu. of 
education; bull. 1921, no. 6) Wash., D. C., Gov. Pr. 
Off., Supt. of Doc. pap. 5 c. 

January 28, 1922 

Rare Books, Autographs and Prints 

OVER 1,000 rare old Japanese prints from 
the collections of A. Alexis Rouart and 
Vicomte de Sartiges of Paris will be sold 
February 6 and / at the American Art Gal- 

In a recent issue of The Dickensian of 
London in commenting upon overseas branches 
of the Dickens Fellowship it stated that Toronto 
now had a membership of 496, Montreal of 
310 and New York 200. A new branch has 
lately been formed in Seattle, Wash. 

It seemed like old times to hear one rare 
book after another knocked down to "G. D. S. 
Estate" at the last sale at Anderson's. Harry 
Hymes, who has been identified so many years 
with the Smith Book Shop, executed the 
auction commissions. The famous old book 
shop has been doing a lively business from 
the very beginning of the season. 

The manuscript of a hitherto unknown 
novel by Guy de Maupassant entitled "Le 
Docteur Heraclius Gloss" has been discovered 
by the heirs of the French writer and has 
just appeared in La Revue de Paris in two 
instalments. This novel was written, it ap- 
pears, between 1875 and 1877 when de Mau- 
passant was between twenty-five and twenty- 
seven years of age. 

James F. Drake was among the very first 
of dealers to foresee the present popularity 
of first editions of modern authors and backed 
his judgment by laying in a heavy stock that 
he has been able to sell at attractive prices 
and at a handsome profit. Mr. Drake, too, 
was fore-handed when colored plate books and 
the rarities of early English literature were 
in most demand. And what particularly 
pleases his customers, especially those who 
have been with him longest, is that they have 
constantly profited from his foresight. Gen- 
erally they have been able to get the books 
most in demand at the right prices. 

John Daggett, writing of Henry E. Hunt- 
ington in the Los Angeles Times, says that 
"twelve years ago Mr. Huntington did not 
possess any more books than the average suc- 
cessful business man who has a leaning tow- 
ard literature. His achievement of to-day is 
the result of the application of those same 
qualities which made him a successful busi- 
ness man. Organization, concentration and 
foresight responding to a conviction impelled 
him to grasp am opportunity never before 
offered in the world's history the fact that 
by a coincidence a number of the largest 
private libraries became available thru sale 
within a short period of years. Counting not 
the cost, Mr. Huntington's self -voiced convic- 
tion was to consolidate those nrivate libraries 
which represented the life efforts of notable 
connoisseurs. No more startlinsr achievement 

can be found in the ami.iN <> finance than 
the fulfillment of Mr. Hunting. m'> vision." 

The Revue de Mondes of Paris has recentl) 
published a lot of letters written during the 
early years of the last century by Lai ;., 
and never published before. ' In' the 
duction Comte d'Haissonville of the French 
Academy declares that Lafayette'* fame and 
popularity has greatly increased in France 
since General Pershing landed on French soil 
and that the editing of these letters has been 
a labor of love. The letters now pul>lUhe<i 
have been preserved for more than a century 
by the heirs of Mme. de Steel. Some of them 
date from the time he was a prisoner of the 
Prussians in Germany. After his release thru 
the efforts of Napoleon he felt that it . 
not be well for him to return to Fram 
projected another visit to the United > 
There are many evidences that the affection 
of Lafayette for the land whose independence 
he helped to win never wavered. In a Mtr' 
to Mme. de Stael, on the eve of war between 
the United States and France, he speaks of 
the "imminent hostilities between the two re- 
publics which, above all others, I wi 
see united." 

The library of the late Albert J. Morgan. 
of Larchmont, N. Y., sold at Anderson's 
January 17, consisting mainly of sets of Ameri- 
can, English and French authors containing 
185 lots brought $6,685.25. Among the set* 
sold and the prices realized were the follow- 
ing: American Statesmen Series. 40 vols.. 
Boston, 1898-1916, large paper edition, $195 : 
Bohn's Extra Volumes, 7 vols., $75; Burw's 
"Works," 6 vols., bound in u. Philadelphia. 
1896. $145; Dicken's "Works," 48 vols., 1801. 
Dodd, Mead & Co.'s cabinet edition, $ao$ : 
Hawthorne's "Writings," 23 vols.. Boston. 1900- 
02, autograph edition. $140; Hugo's ' 
ings," 41 vols., New York. n. d., $110; Irvine'* 
"Works," 40 vols., New York, author 1 '. 
graph edition, $162; Lady Jackson'* 
torical Writings." 14 vols.. London. 1878-90. 
first editions. $102.50. Roosevelt's "W->rk<." 
25 vols.. New York, 1906-10, EHehorn edition 
$105: Scott's "Waverly Novels. Prose V. 
and Life." 100 vols.. Edinburgh. 1834. Blark'f 
handy edition, $160; Shakespeare's "Pla\< anrj 
Poems," 15 vols.. London. 1832-34. fine oipi 
of the Valpy edition. $130: Stevcn*on' 
"Novels and Tales," 27 vols.. New York. v. d. 
Thistle edition. $150; Walpole's "\Vor'> 
vols.. London. 1806-50. collected set. $200. All 
considered prices were very sati*fact<v\ 

A collection of books of modern authors 
together with original manuscripts of the late 
Edgar Saltus sold at the Anderson GdkflH 
the afternoon of January 18. compriv'- 
lots, realized $9.945 75- The attendance wa 
large, bidding spirited and nrires thruoiit wef 
very good. A few of the items and the price? 


The Publishers' Weekly 

which they brought were the following: 
Balzac's "La Comedie Humaine," 46 vols., 
Philadelphia, Barrie's definitive edition, $100; 
Beaumont and Fletcher's "Comedies and Trag- 
edies," London, 1647, first collected edition, 
$250; Conrad's "Works," 2O vols., morocco 
by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, 1895,1917, first 
editions, $280; Cooper's manuscript of "Home- 
ward Bound," in the author's and others hand- 
writing, $100; Dorat's "Les Baisers," with 
plates after Eisen and Marillier, elaborately 
bound by Thibaron-Joly, 1770, first issue on 
large Holland paper, $220; Samuel Johnson's 
"'Letters to which are Added Some Poems never 
before Published," 2 vols., London, 1788, with 
a letter of Johnson inserted, $127.50; a collec- 
tion of 22 original drawings by John Leech 
for A'Becket's "Comic History of England 
and Rome," bound in a 4to volume, $750; 
Masefield's "Salt-Water Ballads," London, 
1902, first edition, $137.50; George Moore's 
corrected proof sheets, second revision, of "The 
Lake," London, 1920, $175; Edgar Saltus's 
manuscript of his monograph on ''Oscar 
Wilde," 1 8 folio pages, $115; B. F. Stevens's 
Facsimiles of Manuscripts in European Arch- 
ives Relating to American History, 25 vols., 
London, 1889, $275; and Westmacott's "The 
English Spy," 2 vols., levant by Reviere, Lon- 
don, 1825-26, $267.50. 

One of the most important sales of the sea- 
son was held on the evening of January 18 
when the collection of cookery books gathered 
by Blanche Hallock Du Puy, with important 
additions, was sold at the Anderson Galleries. 
The attendance was large, bidding thruout 
lively, prices among the best of the season and 
the total considerably more than was expected. 
The star lot proved to 'be a Third Folio of 
Shakespeare, once owned by William Pitt with 
his autograph on the first page of the Epistle 
Dedicatory, which went to William R. Hearst 
for $3,000. Next came a good copy of 
Audubon's "Birds of America," 4 vols., ele- 
phant folio, russia leather, 1827-28, and the 
"Ornithological Biography," 5 vols., royal 8vo., 
1831-39, in a mahogany cabinet, which brought 
$2,600. Other important items and the prices 
realized were the following: J. P. Morgan's 
"Catalogue of Chinese Porcelains," 2 vols., 
New York, 1904-11, $550; Morgan's "Cata- 
logue of Manuscripts and Early Printed 
Books," 4 vols., London, 1907, $650; George 
Eliot's "Works," 30 vols., levant, 1858-85, First 
editions, $475; Kate Greenaway's "A Apple 
Pie," London, 1882, presentation copy of the 
first edition, $195 ; Goldsmith's "The Mystery 
Revealed," London, 1762, very rare, $240; 
Goldsmith's "The Vicar of Wakefield," 2 vols., 
levant by Reviere, Salisbury, 1766, first issue 
of the first edition, $500; Keats's "Poems," 
London, 1817, first edition in original boards, 
$975; Keats's "Lamia," London, 1820, first edi- 
tion in boards, $725 ; La Libre Belgique, 1915- 
18, a complete set, $680 ; Lamb's "Elia and 
Last Essays of Elia," 2 vols., 1823-33, first 
issue of the first edition, $250 ; Milton's "Para- 
dise Lost," London, 1667, first edition with the 

rare title page of this date, $860; A. L. S. of 
Edgar Allan Poe, 2 pp. Philadelphia, July 7, 
1842, $450; Scott's "Waverly Novels," 74 
vols., Edinburgh, 1814-32, first editions, $3/0; 
the Second Folio of Shakespeare, London, 163?, 
$1100; the manuscript of Stevenson's "FJbb- 
Tide," 112 folio leaves, $1,900; and the manu- 
script of Swift's poem entitled "The Grand 
Question Debated," 8 quarto pages, $400. 

F. M. H. 

Auction Calendar 

February 27th, afternoon and evening. Acts and 
laws of the Colony and State of New York, in- 
cluding revisions, session laws, ordinances and the 
like; also, acts and laws of the other original Col- 
onies and States thru Colonial and Constitutional 
times, constituting the extraordinary collection ot 
Hon.^ Russell Benedict, Justice of the Supreme Court 
of New York. American Art Galleries, Madison 
Square, South, New York City. 

Catalogs Received 

Biographies, autobiographies, diaries, journals, cor- 
respondence, etc., of famous men and women, his- 
torical, social, literary, scientific, naval and mil- 
itary. (No. 422; Items 1404.) Frances Edwards, 83, 
High Street, Marylebone, London, W. i, England. 
Books, pamphlets, etc., relating to or printed in Ire- 
land, its provinces and counties; also, works 
written by, or appertaining to, persons connected 
therewith. (No. 10; Items 1217.) Henry Gray, i, 
Churchfield Road East, Acton, London, W. 3, Eng- 

Frankreich in litteratur, sprache, geschichte, geog- 
raphic und kunst, Napoleon I und seine Zeit. 
(No. 19; Items 2238.) Rudolph Honisch, 40 Gustav 
Freytag-Strasse, Leipzig, Germany. 




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The Origin of Life, Its Physical Basis and Defin- 
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History of Modern Civilization. 

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Dictionary of Christian Names, Miniature Ref. Lib. 

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