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THE ANNUAL AMERICAN CATALOGUE, 1899,
Of Books recorded January 1 to December 31, 1899, with full titles and descriptive notes, arranged alphabetically by Authors.
This is, as the sub-title says, "a history of the Spanish-American war." It opens with a statement of the far-reaching causes of the war with Spain; of how the Spanish empire in America was founded and forfeited; the diplomacy of the Cuban question; why Spain and the United States clashed; the new revolution of 1895; Campos and his failure, Weyler, etc., leading up to the disaster to the Maine; following are given in detail all the events of the war on sea and land up to the Peace Commission at Paris. *Abbott, A. C., M.D. The hygiene of transmissible diseases: their causation, modes of dissemination, and methods of prevention. Phil., W. B. Saunders, 1899. 300 p. il. 8°, cl., net, $2. *Abbott, Austin. Forms of pleading in actions for legal or equitable relief, prepared with especial reference to the codes of procedure of the various states, and adapted to the present practice in many common law states; completed for publication after his [the author's] decease by Carlos G. Alden. In 2 v. V. 2. N. Y., Baker, Voorhis & Co., 1899. c. 39+805-1858 p. O. shp., $6.50. *Abbott, B: Vaughan and Austin. The clerks' and conveyancers' assistant; a coll. of forms of conveyancing, contracts, and legal proceedings, for the use of the legal profession, [etc.] 2d ed. rev. and enl., by Clarence F. Birdseye. N. Y., Baker, Voorhis & Co., 1899. C. 10+1091 p. O. shp., $6. Abbott, H: G. Modern photography in the ory and practice: a handbook for the
amateur. Chic., G: K. Hazlitt & Co., [1899.] c. '98. 2+234 p. il. D. cl., $1. Defines and classifies different types of cameras. Shows also the action of light in photography, and gives information about plates, the dark-room, etc., with directions for loading the holders, the uses of the tripod, drying-rack, etc., and rules for developing, fixmounting. Discusses likewise flashlight photography, ing, washing, retouching, printing, trimming, and and studies chemical and mechanical effects and materials.
Abbott, Katharine M. Trolley trips: the historic New England coast, Long Island shore, Narragansett Bay, Connecticut Valley, Buzzard's Bay, and Massachusetts. Lowell, Mass., published by the author, Katharine M. Abbott, 1899. C. 4-123 p. il. obl. T. pap., 10 c.
A little book in line with "Trolley trips on a Bay State triangle" and "South shore trolley trips." Describes a hundred places of interest to be reached by trolley or steamer along the points indicated in title. Full information is given of routes, etc.
*Abbott, Lyman, D.D. The life that really is: sermons. N. Y., Wilbur B. Ketchani, 1899. C. 350 p 12°, cl., $1.50. *Abhedananda, Swami. Vedanta philosophy: three lectures on reincarnation. N. Y., Henry J. Van Haagen, 1899. 61 p. 12°, pap., 25 c.
*About, Edmond François Valentin. Le roi des montagnes; adapted and ed. by Ernest Weekley. N. Y., The Macmillan Co., 1899. 17+177 p. 16°, (Siepmann's advanced French ser.) cl., net, 60 c.
Abrahams, Israel. Chapters on Jewish literature. Phil., The Jewish Publication Soc. of America, 1899. c. 275 p. D. cl., $1.25. Twenty-five short chapters on Jewish literature;
they open with the fall of Jerusalem in the year 70 of delssohn in 1786. Thus the period extends over more
the current era, and end with the death of Moses Men
than seventeen centuries.
Abrojal, Tulis. An index finger. F. Fenno & Co., 1898. c. '97. buckram, $1.25.
N. Y., R. 2-382 p. D.
The book is to be an index finger that will point out "truth. eternal in the heavens," that there is no
death, but only a change to a life as busy as this on earth. The author's belief is not exactly spiritualism,
or theosophy, or evolution. The happiness of human beings is to depend upon goodness. Women have great responsibilities, and men are required to make life on earth as easy as possible for them. The little mysterious plaything known as "Planchette" some years back plays a part in the plot.
*Academy architecture and architectural review, 1899. N. Y., Bruno Hessling, 1899. 4°, cl., $2.50.
Achard, L: Amédée Eugène. Belle-Rose: a romance of the cloak and sword; from the French by W: Hale. N. Y., Howard, Ainslee & Co., [1899.] c. '95, '98. 2+368 p. il. D. cl., $1.25.
Said to be borrowed as to characters from a forgotten story by Elzéar de Mauvelon, published in Dresden in 1753. A story of the seventeenth century, full of love and war. Belle-Rose was the nickname of a brave soldier in the French army.
Achard, L: Amédée Eugène. The dragoons of La Guerche; from the French by R: Duffy. N. Y., Howard, Ainslee & Co., [1899.] 4-289 p. D. cl., $1.25.
A sequel to "The Huguenot's love." dealing still further with the period of the "Thirty Years' War." Achard, L: Amédée Eugène. The Huguenot's love; from the French by R: Duffy. N. Y., Howard, Ainslee & Co., [1899.] c. '98. 333 p. il. D. cl., $1.25.
Gives a trustworthy account of the religious strife which paralyzed all Europe in the middle of the seventeenth century. Gustavus Adolphus is one of the leading characters.
Achard, L: Amédée Eugène. The sword of
a Gascon; from the French by W: Hale. N. Y., Howard, Ainslee & Co., [1899.] c. '97, '98. 4-289 p. il. D. cl., $1.25.
A story of the reign of Louis XIV. The hero is an accomplished swordsman, who pays court to an innkeeper's daughter, or to the niece of a cardinal, with grace and success. Full of adventure.
Ackworth, J: The making of the million:
tales of the Twentieth century fund. N.Y., Eaton & Mains, [1899.] 5-142 p. D. cl., 35 c. Contents: The grapes of Eschol; The committee man; A Manchester man; The blank line; A costly contribution; The alderman's conversion.
Adams, C: Francis. Imperialism and the tracks of our forefathers: a paper read before the Lexington, Massachusetts, Historical Society, Tuesday, December 20, 1898. Bost., Dana Estes & Co., 1899. 37 p. O. pap., 25 c.
*Adams, E: F. The modern farmer in his business relations. San Francisco, Cal., N. J. Stone Company, 1899. 664 p. 8°, cl., subs., $3; $4; hf. mor., $5.
Adams, Ellinor Davenport. Little Miss Conceit; il. by H. C. Preston Macgoun. Bost., A. I. Bradley & Co., 1899. 4-112 p. S. cl., 75 c.
"Little Miss Conceit" was the name given by Lady Amyand to Alexandra Leslie because of her selfimportance and her many affectations. The story tells how the child came to a realization of her failings and what befel her when she tried to conquer herself. *Adams, G: Transformer designs: a treatise on their design, construction, and use. 2d ed. N. Y., Spon & Chamberlain, 1899. 75 p. 12°, cl., $1.50.
*Adams, G: Burton, European history: an outline of its development. N. Y., The Macmillan Co., 1899. 28+577 p. maps, il. 8°, hf. leath., net, $1.40.
*Adams, H: Strains in iron work. New ed. N. Y., Spon & Chamberlain, 1899. 12°, cl., $2. *Adams, H: Austin. Westchester: a tale of the Revolution. St. Louis, Mo., B. Herder, 1899. 264 p. 12°, cl., 75 c.
Adams, Herbert Baxter, ed. Jared Sparks and Alexis de Tocqueville. Balt., Md., The Johns Hopkins Press, [1898.] 4-61 p. O. (Johns Hopkins University studies, 16 ser., no. 12.) pap., 25 c.
A series of letters illustrating the relations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Jared Sparks. Adams, J: Coleman. Nature studies in Berkshire; with il. in photogravure from original photographs by Arthur Scott. N. Y., G: P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. c. 8+225 p. O. cl., $4.50.
A collection of prose pictures of skies and woods and fields, intermingled with the reflections of a writer who is at once a philosopher and a poet-one who enjoys profoundly the beauties of the Berkshire hills. Illustrated with sixteen full-page photogravures. *Adams, Oscar Fay. The archbishop's unguarded moment, and other stories. Bost., L. C. Page & Co., 1899. 270 p. il. 12°, cl., $1.25.
Adams, W.. I. Lincoln. Amateur photography: a practical guide for the beginner. 5th ed. rev. and enl. N. Y., The Baker & Taylor Co., 1899. c. '93, '99. 8-135 p. il. O. cl., $1.25; pap., 75 c.
*Adams, W: H: Davenport. Dewey and other great naval commanders: a series of biographies. N. Y., G: Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1899. 487 p. por. il. 12°, cl., $1.
*Adams, W: Taylor, [" Oliver Optic," pseud.] Oliver Optic's annual, 1899. Bost., Dana Estes & Co., 1899. il. 4°, bds., $1.25. Adams, W: Taylor, ["Oliver Optic." pseud.,] and Stratemeyer, E: An undivided union. Bost., Lee & Shepard, 1899. 13+482 p. il. D. (Blue and the gray-on land ser., no. 6.) cl., $1.50.
The outline and incomplete material of "An undivided union" was left among the papers of the late W: T. Adams ("Oliver Optic "); at the publishers' request Mr. Stratemeyer has prepared the present volume in order to complete the series. Like the preceding volume, it relates to the adventures of the Riverlawn Cavalry, a Union regiment raised in Kentucky and forming a part of the Army of the Cumberland. account is given of the operations around Murfreeboro, before Tullahoma, and through the bloody battles of Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, and other contests leading up to Sherman's famous march to the sea.
Addison, Jos. Essays and tales. N. Y., Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1899. 3-192 p. T. (Cassell's national lib., new ser., v. 6, no. 309.) pap., 10 c.
Addison, Jos.. and Steele, R: The Sir Roger de Coverley papers from The Spectator; ed. by Franklin T. Baker and R: Jones. N. Y., Appleton, 1899. 8+217 p. por. D. (Twentieth century text-books.) bds., 40 c. Contains all but one of those numbers of The Spectator in which Sir Roger de Coverley is prominent. The text is based upon that of the three-volume edition of The Spectator edited by Henry Morley. It is made to conform to present usage in capitalization, punctuation, and orthography. The introduction makes clear some of the salient features in the political, intellectual, and social life of England at the time The Spectator appeared. Bibliography of works relating to the period (1 p.).
Addison, Jos., and Steele, R: The Sir Roger de Coverley papers, from The Spectator;
ed., with introd. and notes, by Mary E. Litchfield. Bost., Ginn & Co., 1899. 37+178 p. por. D. (Standard English classics.) cl., 50 c.
The subjects covered by the introduction are: Political conditions; Social conditions; Writers of the Sir Roger de Coverley papers; Journalism and party literature; The Tatler and The Spectator and their predecessors; Characteristics of Queen Anne literature, etc. There are thirty-three selections.
Addison, Jos., and Steele, R: The Sir Roger de Coverley papers, from The Spectator; with introd. and notes by W: H: Hudson. Bost., D. C. Heath & Co., 1899. 24+ 208 p. il. por. S. (Heath's English classics.) cl., 40 c.
Introduction gives an account of the authors of the Sir Roger de Coverley papers and of the papers and of The Tatler and The Spectator. Bibliographical note (1 p.). There are thirty-six selections.
*Addison, Jos., and Steele, R: Sir Roger de Coverley: essays from the Spectator; ed., with notes and an introd., by Zelma Gray. N. Y., The Macmillan Co., 1899. 41+166 p. 18°, (Macmillan's pocket English classics.) levanteen, net, 25 c.
Addison, Jos., and Steele, R: Sir Roger de Coverley, and The Spectator's Club. N. Y., Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1899. 3-192 p. T. (Cassell's national lib., new ser., v. 6, no. 305.) pap., 10 c.
*Addison, Jos., and Steele, R:, eds. The tatler; ed., with introd. and notes, by G: A. Aitken; il. with photogravures. N. Y., W: B. Hadley, 1899. 4 v., 8°, buckram, $10; hf. levant, $17.50.
*Addy, Sidney Oldall. The evolution of the English house. N. Y., The Macmillan Co., 1899. 28+223 p. il. 12°, (Social England ser.) cl., $1.50.
Ade, G: Doc' Horne: a story of the streets and town; pictures by J: T. McCutcheon. Chic., H. S. Stone & Co., 1899. c 3+292 p. il. S. cl., $1.25.
The author of "Arty" and "The Pink Marsh" gives in his latest story, which is rewritten in part from a series of articles that appeared first in The Chicago Record, the 'supposed reminiscences of "Doc' Horne" and his fellow-lodgers, "The Lush" and the "Lightning Dentist." The interest centres chiefly in the recollections of the "Doc,' which date back to the fifties, and which are in a modern way as wonderful as are the adventures of the far-famed Munchausen. Ade, G: Fables in slang; il. by Clyde J. Newman. Chic., H. S. Stone & Co., 1899. C. 5+201 p. S. cl., $1.
These fables first appeared in the columns of The Chicago Record. They are a collection of amusing stories, not without a moral, by the author of "Artie" and "Pink Marsh."
Adger, J: B, D.D. My life and times, 18101899. Richmond, Va., The Presb. Committee of Publication, [1899.] 681 p. por. O. cl., $3.
John B Adger was born in Charleston, S. C., of a long line of Presbyterian ancestry. He graduated from Kinderhook Academy and entered Union College, Schenectady, from which he graduated in 1828. He then entered Princeton University, but becoming imbued with a wish to save the world, he offered his services to the American Board of Missions. Shortly after he married in 1834 and sailed for Smyrna as missionary to the Armenians. In 1846 he returned and became missionary to the negroes at Charleston from 1847 to 1851. Then called to Theological Seminary and literary work. This biography covers the religious controversies of sixty years, and describes the Armenian massacre of 1894.
Adler. Cyrus, ed. The American Jewish year-book, 5660, September 5, 1899, to Sep
tember 23, 1900. Phil., The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1899. c. 5+ 290 p. D. cl., 75 c.
Contains a Jewish calendar; two articles on "The Jews of the United States," by Abram S Isaacs, and "The Jews of Europe," by Jos. Jacobs; a directory of national Jewish organizations; directory of local Jewish_organizations (arranged alphabetically by states and towns); a list of Jewish periodicals published in the United States by A. S. Freidus; statistics; and a list of leading events in 5659. Index to advertisers.
Adler, Cyrus, and Casanowicz, I. M. Biblical antiquities: a description of the exhibit at the Cotton States International Exposition, Atlanta, 1895; from the Report of U. S. National Museum," [Smithsonian Institution.] for 1896. Wash., D. C., Government, 1898. 943-1023 p. pls. 8°, pap., n. p. The section of Oriental antiquities in the United States National Museum was established in 1887, and in 1889 there was added to the Museum a section of religious ceremonial institutions. Although not at all identical in scope, it was found best, for practical realanta Exposition should be united in the form of a sors, that the exhibit of these two sections in the Atcollection, which, for want of a better name, may be called "Biblical antiquities" The space allowed was limited; hence, although the subdivisions of the subject were all represented, an outline in this important field was all that was possible. The present monograph is an exact record of the collection.
Eschylus. The Prometheus bound of Æschylus; tr., with introd. and notes, by Paul Elmer More. Bost., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1899. C. 3-107 p. D. cl., $1.
The subjects of the introduction are: "Origin of Greek tragedy.""Moral aspects of Greek tragedy," "Life of Eschylus." "Production of the play," and Significance of the play."
Æsop. A hundred fables of Æsop; from the English version of Sir Roger Lestrange; with pictures by Percy J. Billinghurst, and an introd. by Kenneth Grahame. N. Y., J: Lane, 1899. 15+201 p. O. cl., $1.50. Alternate pages of pictures and text. *Aflalo, F: G:, ed. The cost of sport: papers on shooting and fishing in the British Isles and other parts of the world; hunting, racing, trotting, boating, yachting, canoeing, punting, cricket, golfing, curling, lawn tennis, polo, archery, cycling, coursing, falconry, ice sports, mountain climbing, by various experts. N. Y.. imported by C: Scribner's Sons, 1899. 364 p. 8°, cl., $2.40. *Agnew, Philip Leslie. A run through "The Nibelung's ring." N. Y., imported by C: Scribner's Son-, 1899. 82 p. 12°, cl., net, 75 c.
Aitken, W. Hay M. H. The romance of Christian work and experience. New ed. N. Y., E. P. Dutton & Co., 1899. 4-522 p. por. O. cl., $2.
Aims to show that there is within the scope of spiritual activities and experiences something that auswers to our interpretation of romance as applied to social life. The author says that his work is for the most part a methodical arrangement of incidents which came under his personal observation, or that were related by friends. Some of the material was formerly published in a series of letters written for the
*Alabama. Supreme ct. Reports of cases from Nov. term, 1896, to Nov. term, 1897; by Phares Coleman, st. rep. Vs. 116, 117. Montgomery, Ala., The Brown Printing Co., 1898. C. O. shp., $3.75.
Alabama. Supreme ct. Reports of cases during the Nov. term, 1897; by Phares Coleman, st. rep. V. 118. Jacksonville, Fla., Vance Print. Co., 1899. C. 34+826 p. O. shp., $3.75.
Alarcón, Pedro Antonio de. El Capitán Veneno; ed., with notes and vocabulary, by J. D. M. Ford. Bost., D. C. Heath & Co., 1899. C. 5+167 p. S. (Heath's modern language ser.) cl., 65 c.
The author, who died in 1891, was a master in the art of writing the short story, particularly the novelette of manners and customs of an historical episode. This tale, now annotated by the instructor in romance languages of Harvard University, was brought out first in 1881.
Alden, Mrs. Isabella MacDonald, [Mrs. G: R. Alden;" Pansy," pseud.] A modern sacrifice: the story of Kissie Gordon's experiment. Bost., Lothrop Pub. Co.,  c. 6-202 p. il. D. cl., 75 c.
The death of Kissie Gordon's father, who was a clergyman, deprives Kissie and her mother of almost their only means of support, and forces them to accept the hospitality of Mrs. Gordon's sister, Mrs. Merchant. Mrs. Merchant is a worldly woman, enjoying life in the conventional way, and encouraging her children to do likewise. Kissie for a time is drawn into the whirl, but the strong views of her father and mother against dancing, cards, extravagance in dress, etc., that had been early instilled into her, come again to the front and a conflict ensues. This is the motive of the story and the reason of Kissie's sacrifice.
*Alden, Mrs. Isabella MacDonald, [Mrs. G: R. Alden; "Pansy," pseud.] Three times three: a story for young people. N. Y. and Chic., Fleming H. Revell Co., 1899. 123 p. 4°, (Stories of childhood ser.) cl., 50 c. Alden, Mrs. Isabella MacDonald, [Mrs. G: R. Alden, "Pansy," pseud.] Yesterday framed in to-day: a story of the Christ, and how to-day received him. Bost., Lothrop Pub. Co., [1899.] c. 3-356 p. il. D. cl., $1.50.
Other writers have attempted to portray the actions of the world of to-day should Christ appear in it to labor, heal, and bless as he did in the yesterday of nineteen centuries ago; "Pansy" has placed him there. Into the to-day of railroads and telegraphs, phonographs and electric lights, she brings a central figure -Jesus the Christ. She has placed in contact with this central light the people of to-day, who appreciate it no better than did those of Old Judea, with the result that all who read must consider and decide upon for themselves.
Alexander, S. A. The Christianity of St. Paul. N. Y., Longmans, Green & Čo., 1899. 8+216 p. D. cl., $1.25.
The sermons of which this volume consists were preached at the Temple Church (England) as part of an attempt to illustrate, in a direct and practical and simple way, the mind of St. Paul on certain great aspects of the Christian faith.
*Alger, Horatio, jr. Mark Mason's victory: the trials and triumphs of a telegraph boy. N. Y., A. L. Burt, 1899. 308 p. 12°, (Alger ser.) cl., $1.
Alger, Horatio, jr. Rupert's ambition. Phil., H: T. Coates & Co., 1899. c. 4+366 p. il. D. cl., $1.25.
A boy of sixteen, named Rupert Rollins, loses his position in a dry goods house in New York city through dull times, and is thrown on his own resources. He has been the main support of his mother and sister, and is very despondent for a time. But friends are raised up for him in most unexpected ways, and he gets a place as bell-boy in a hotel, then becomes a rich man's confidential clerk. His cheerfulness, honesty, and good deeds finally bring him all his ambition had craved.
Alien, [pseud. for Mrs. L. A. Baker.] The untold half. N. Y., G: P. Putnam Sons, [1899.] c. 7+373 p. D. (The Hudson lib., no. 38.) cl., $1; pap., 50 c.
The beautiful mountainous country of New Zealand furnishes the setting of a drama dealing with the life history of two men and two women, all distinct, remarkable characters. One of the men is a painter, the other an explorer and violinist. One of the women is an educated, self-possessed ascetic quakeress, the other a wild child of the mountains. The untold half of the story is left to the imagination after the author solutions. has fired it with many situations promising various
*Allbutt, T: Clifford, M.D., ed. A system of medicine, by many writers. Vs. 6, 7, Diseases of circulatory and nervous systems; indexes, tables. N. Y., The Macmillan Co., 1899. 10+944; 12+937 p. 8°, cl., subs., ea., net, $5; hf. rus., net, $6.
*Allen, C. Frank. Railway curves and earthwork: a pocket-book for civil engineers. N. Y., Spon & Chamberlain, 1899. 194 p. 12°, limp leath., $2.
Aldrich, Anne Reeve. A village Ophelia. N. Allen, C: Grant Blairfindie. The European Y., G: W. Dillingham Co., 1899. C. 5188 p. D. cl., $1.25.
Five stories, the first, "A village Ophelia," giving title to the book. The others are: A true story of the Vere de Vere; A lamentable comedy; An African discovery, and An evening with Callender. *Aldrich, Julia Carter, ["Pitresia Peters," pseud.] Hazel Bloom: [poems.] Buffalo, N. Y., C: Wells Moulton, 1899. c. 213 16°, cl., $1. *Alexander, Francesca. The story of Ida; epitaph on an Etrurian tomb. Portland, Me., T: B. Mosher, 1899. nar. 8°, (The old world ser., no. 15.) Van Gelder pap., net, $1; Japan vellum, net, $2.50.
Alexander, Gross. The son of man: studies in his life and teachings; with an introd. by J: J. Tigert. Nashville, Tenn., Publishing House of M. E. Church, South, (Barbee& Smith, Agts.,) 1899. c. 13+380 p. D. cl.,
Alexander, Ja. B. King Solomon: a drama in five acts relating to incidents in the life of the wise king, derived from history and legend, including his courtship of the beautiful Shulamite as set forth in Solomon's song, and introducing six songs. [Minneapolis, Minn., Ja. B. Alexander,] 1899. c. 112 p. il. D. pap., 25 c.
tour. N. Y., Dodd, Mead & Co., 1899. 4+297 p. D. cl., $1.25.
A general introduction points out the great educational value of a European tour. Then follows practical advice for persons of all ages and both sexes on what is best worth while to see, and how to set about
seeing it to best advantage. Culture is to be the great purpose in seeing England, France, Belgium, Holland, and Italy. The special beauties of scenery and art of
London, Paris, Florence, Venice, and Rome are pointed out with spirit by one who knows Europe and the special needs of American travellers.
Allen, C: Grant Blairfindie. Miss Cayley's adventures; il. by Gordon Browne. N. Y., G: P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. 7+344 p. il. D. cl., $1.50.
Miss Cayley is a Girton graduate, who by her stepfather's death is left almost penniless-twopence being her whole capital. She is a clever. spirited, and unconventional girl, who makes up her mind to go round the world. She first hires herself as companion to a "cantankerous old lady," going with her to Germany. From the beginning she has numerous adven
tures, that are often very amusing.
Allen, C: Grant Blairfindie. A splendid sin. N. Y., F. M. Buckles & Co., 1899. 273 p. D. cl., $1.
The story at first has its scene in Switzerland at the "Black Eagle," an old-fashioned hotel; it shifts after
wards to Devonshire, England. A young Englishman, Hubert Egremont, who has made a special study of physiology, wants to marry the daughter of an Italian, the Marchese Tornabuoni. The lovers and the parents on both sides meet in Switzerland to settle the busi