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E MIN PASHA. The only authentic information concerning the Life and Work of the man whom Stanley has gone to deliter is contained in the
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compiled by E. G. RAVENSTEIN, F.R.G.S.
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The purpose, character, and uniform excellence of the MAGAZINE are so well known that its publishers need only to point to its last year's record as an example of its accomplishment, and to make their usual promise—always kept hitherto—that the record for next year shall surpass it. The scope and character of the works in preparation, and the class of writers and artists engaged in these undertakings, fully justifies the promise. The publishers will, therefore, confine their announcements for 1889 to a few prominent features.
A new novel by CONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLson, Author of ‘Anne'and East Angels,' will begin in the January Number. CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER will contribute a characteristic serial, which, beginning in the April Number, will run through the year. 'COMMODUS,' a play, by Gen. LEW WALLACE, the Author of • Ben-Hur,' will be published in the January Number, with illustrations by J. R. WEGUELIN.
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