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Advice to a Mother


Management of Her Children

And of the Treatment on the Moment of Some of their more pressing Illnesses and Accidents,

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Royal College of Surgeons England



.. Advice to a Wife..


Management of Her Own Health


Treatment of Some of the Complaints


Pregnancy, Labour and Suckling



Royal College of Surgeons England

With an Introductory Chapter especially addressed to a Young Wife

PARTIAL LIST OF CONTENTS : Menstruation-Fecundity, Menstrual Fluid, Hysteria, Change of Life. Pregnancy-Signs of Pregnancy, Quickening, Morning Sickness, Dietary, the Breasts, the Whites, Miscarriage. The Count, with a Pregnancy Table, showing the probable commencement, duration and completion of pregnancy, and indicating the date on or about which day the labour might occur. Labour-The first Labour, Precursory Symptoms of Labour, Preparation for Labour, Dietary, etc., etc. Suckling-Duties of a Nursing Mother, etc.

307 pages, strongly bound in Cloth, size 71⁄2 x 51⁄2. With this volume is bound
"Advice to a Mother." 328 pages—2 vols. in 1.


G. M. ROSE & SONS CO., Limited,



JUL 31 1001

The Canadian Bookseller




Canadian Bookseller


Published at Temple Building, TORONTO, ONTARIO.

Per Annum, in Advance.

To Canada and United States,

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2. Ralph Marlow.

3. Visits of Elizabeth.

4. Tales of the Ex-Tanks. 5. Graustark.


1. Crisis

2. Graustark.

3. Puppet Crown.

4. Quincy Adams Sawyer. 5. Like Another Helen.


1. Crisis.

2. Uncle Terry.

3. Graustark.

4. Ralph Marlow.

5. Like Another Helen.


Few persons think how much literature has perished by the destruction of manuscripts. The "Catholic World Magazine " for July has a striking article on the subject, in which it says:

"We would certainly think that in the present age an English chancellor of the exchequer would have some idea of the literary value of old manuscripts and records; but in 1840 a collector of antiquities found out the contrary, to his own profit. He was buying some soles of a fishmonger in old Hungerford Market, Yarmouth, and noticed that the fishmonger wrapped the soles in some stiff paper torn from a book at his side. The antiquarian went home, and on unwrapping the fish discovered the paper bore the signatures of Lauderdale, Godolphin, Ashley, and Sunderland. The wrapper proved to be a bill for feeding prisoners in the Tower in the reign of James II., and the signatures were those of James

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II.'s ministers. Much excited, the antiquarian hurried back to the fishmonger, and by judicious and careful inquiry discovered the man had a quantity of similar paper, ten tons in all, which he had bought at seven pounds a ton at Somerset House.

"The antiquarian secured more of the paper and found accounts of the exchequer office in the reigns of Henry VII. and Henry VIII., wardrobe accounts of Queen Anne, a treatise on the Eucharist written by Edward VI., and another on the Order of the Garter in the handwriting of Queen Elizabeth, besides numerous other valuable papers dating from Henry VII. to George III. Little by little the antiquarian acquired all the paper he could, when the secret leaked out, and the Government woke up to a sense of what they had lost. The public demanded an inquiry; but by this time the papers were lost, destroyed, or scattered."


Mr. J. Ross Robertson has in his private office on the editorial floor of the new Telegram building, a bit of oil entitled "The Old Politician," by Guiseppe Guzzardi, an Italian painter of the present time. "The Old Politician" is an old shoemaker, who, as he sits on his stool, by the light of a small lamp, earnestly peruses an article in a copy of a newspaper, in which he is apparently deeply interested. The picture is an exquisite bit of drawing, and is perfect in color. Guzzardi was born near Catania, and was educated at the Academy in Florence. In 1875 he painted a well known church picture of the sacred maid of Golgotha in the Cathedral of Aderno, and in 1880 he painted the "Toilet of Grandfather." His works are well known in Germany, England and the United States.

Sims Brothers, Chicago, are the selling agents of a book entitled "Who Lies?" written by Emil Blum and S. B. Alexander, and published by Mrs. Nancy B. Irving, who offers $1,000 to the man who will stick to the unvarnished truth for one month. The book takes up the physician, merchant, banker, professor, lawyer, politician, editor, even the preacher, and proves that one and all are forced to lie in their daily work for a living. It begins with a preface by Max Nordau, on whose "Conventional Lies of Civilization" it is founded.

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New Books.


"The Puppet Crown" is a delightful story in which the rose-light of romance is thrown over nineteenth century happenings. It it highly entertaining and told with discrimination and grace. The scene is laid among the picturesque unrealities of a little Austrian border kingdom, found on no map. Leopold, a poet and philosopher, is, by the consent of Austria, the king, though not by any means a man to make the throne a power in the land. His brother, Duke of a nearby Duchy, crafty, ambitious, unscrupu


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Author of The Puppet lous, plots for possession of the Crown,

and the reader is at once made familiar with a series of clever intrigues and dashing adventures. The conversations of the book are admirably handled. They are natural and charming, and filled with flashes of wit and gleams of philosophy. The winsome, lovable character of the young princess, and the fine honorable manliness of Maurice with his mingled grace, flexibility and firmness in essentials, cannot but appeal irresistibly to every reader. "The Puppet Crown" is a book so wholesome in tone, and of such grace and charm, that it must hold an enviable place in the list of worthy fiction. Paper, 75c.; cloth, $1.25.

"A Heart of Flame," the story of a master passion. The men and women in this story are children of the soil.

Their strength is in their nearness to nature. Their minds are vigorous, their bodies powerful, their passions elemental, their courage sublime. They are loyal in friendship, persistent in enmity, determined in purpose. CHARLES F. EMBREE, The story is a story Author of "Heart of Flame.' of great wrongs and of supreme love. It is done in black and white, with few strokes, but they are masterly. The shadows at the back are sombre but the value of contrast is appreciated for the vivid high light in the foreground. The story is a work of artpowerful, convincing and abiding. Powerful, because true to life; convincing, for it has the saving touch of humor; and abid

ing because love, like "A Heart of Flame," prevails in the end. Paper, 75c.; cloth, $1.25. "A Son of Austerity" cannot but command a wide audience. It will appeal both

to the readers who ask for a novel and entertaining story, and to those who appreciate a firm, delicate mastery of literary art. Mr. Kni ht has created


GEORGE KNIGHT, Author of "A Son of Austerity."

real atmosphere for his men and women to breathe, and his men and women take deep breaths. They are alive, they are human, they are real. The reader realizes at once that here is a man who served his seven years of apprenticeship before opening a shop on his own account. He has a delightful story

to tell and knows how to tell it. It is a

story of human life, of possible people in possible situations, living out their little span of life in that state in which it has pleased God to call them. Paper, 75c.; cloth, $1.25.


A Canadian edition of Miss Marshall Saunders' new story, with the good homely title of "Tilda Jane," will be published during the coming autumn. Miss Saunders, like many another of our Canadian writers, is better known and more appreciated in the United States than in her own country. She is at present residing with her parents at Halifax, but in recent years has spent most of her time in Boston.

A new story from the pen of Joseph Hocking, entitled "David Baring," will be published shortly in Canada.

Charles Mair, the "Poet of the Prairies," whose "Tecumseh" is one of the finest dramas of this century, has prepared for the press a new edition of the work, to which he has added selections from his other published book, "Dreamland," and a considerable body of new material. Mr. Mair's poetic gifts are by no means appreciated at their true worth in Canada. But small editions of his two books were published. These were quickly bought up, and consequently his work has had access to but few libraries. It will be interesting to see where this new volume will place him on the Canadian ladder of poetic achievement. It is safe to say there will be few, if any, above him.

A second edition, revised and enlarged, of Sir Oliver Mowat's " Christianity and Some of Its Evidences," has been placed on the market in a neat morocco paper edition selling at 35 cents net. When it first appeared the press, both religious and secular,

very warmly commended the work as a clear, concise and convincing compend of arguments in support of the Divine origin of Christianity.

The large constituency of readers who enjoyed W. A. Fraser's " Mooswa," will hear with pleasure that another animal story from his pen will this autumn. Mr. appear Fraser has again chosen the Canadian North-West as his field, where he is perfectly at home. He calls his new story "The Outcasts." A splendid series of illustrations is being made for the book by Mr. Arthur Heming.

Mr. George Herbert Clarke, who left Toronto a few years ago to accept a position on the staff of the "Baptist Union," of Chicago, and who is leaving that paper to take a chair in one of the American universities, has had a volume of his poems [ublished, with the title "Wayfarings." Dr. Rand inIcluded selections of Mr. Clarke's verse in his "Treasury of Canadian Verse." The volume will be a worthy addition to the collections of Canadian poetry.

The republication in up-to-date style, with the splendid de Thulstrup illustrations, of Croly's powerful historical novel, "Tarry 1 hou Till I Come," was a work of real value to literature. The story, one of the greatest works of fiction in the language, should continue in permanent issue. The growing demand shows the reading public appreciate the book.


A book that will appeal to the lover of insect life is Mary C. Dickerson's "Moths and Butterflies." It is very handsomely gotten up and well illustrated. The photo graphs from life are very true, and must have entailed a lot of care on the part of the authoress. Together with the illustrations the book is very instructing, and would interest even those who care little for the pretty winged creatures. The authoress has treated her subject in an intelligent manner, and shows herself to be well versed in that department of biology and nature. study, she being head of those departments in the observation school in the Rhode Island Normal School. Ginn & Co. are the publishers.

"Secrets of the Woods," by W. J. Long. This is another vivid chapter in the Wood Folk Series. Deer and squirrel, wood mouse and otter, kingfisher and partridge, with a score of other shy wood-dwellers, appear just as they are in their wilderness homes. The book is a revelation of lives hitherto unknown. The wood mouse that dies of fright in the author's hand, the mother otter teaching her little ones to swim while he hides and watches, and the big buok that he follows day after day, "through the white wonder of the winter woods,"-all


are full of life and color and intensest interest. Nothing seems too shy or too savage for this nature-lover to follow ith keen eyes and never-failing patience; nothing is too difficult or too dangerous for him to undertake, if only he can watch and find out what his beloved wood folk are doing. He sees everything that passes in the woods, and describes it in clear, crisp Anglo-Saxon that makes the reader see it too, and share in his joy of discovery. Ready in July. Ginn & Co., publishers.

Book Motes.

Another of the great American successes, a book already past its two hundred thousand in the U.S.A., is "Quincy Adams Sawyer," by Charles F. Pidgin, which Mr. Fisher Unwin will publish next week. It is a breezy tale of New England life, and it is claimed for it that it sprang instantaneously into fame, and made the name of a new firm of publishers on "the other side."

At the same time Mr. Fisher Unwin will publish a novel by Wallace Lloyd, entitled, "Bergen Worth," which takes its name from the hero, a village blacksmith, who endeavoured to realize the ideal of the Christlife. The story opens in Chicago during the railway riots of 1894, and the plot hangs upon a murder committed by proxy.

The fame of "How to be Happy though Married," is evidently considerable in America, for when the Rev. E. J. Hardy arrived at his hotel in New York, he found three re porters waiting for him, though, as he says:

• How they knew that I was going to that hotel I cannot guess, though` in a land of guesses." "Ihe interviewers," we learn, "did not appear to care in the least whether they thought a thing was true or not, down it went if they considered it funny." Mr. Hardy has formed a very poor opinion of the American press and its veracity, particularly when his interview appeared, giving a page of things he never said, and ornamented with an imaginary portrait! It is interesting to note in connection with this that "How to be Happy though Married" (now in its 51st thonsand) is one of those books which for a long time no English publisher would touch until finally it came to Mr. Fisher Unwin, who annexed it.

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ORDER IN COUNCIL, Dated 24th January, 1901.


HIS Majesty was pleased this Day in

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Council to declare His Roval Will "and Pleasure, That in all the Prayers, Liturgies, and Collects for the Queen, "instead of the Word Queen' the Word "King,' instead of the Word Victoria' "the Word Edward,' instead of the Words "our Sovereign Lady' the Words 'our 'Sovereign Lord,' and in the Prayer for "the Royal Family, instead of the Words "Albert Edward Prince of Wales, the "Princess of Wales,' the Words 'our gra"cious Queen Alexandra, George Duke of "Cornwall and York, the Duchess of Corn"wall and York,' be inserted: And that, "in all the Prayers, Liturgies, and Collects, so altered, such Change of the "Pronouns 'she,' 'her,' and 'hers' be "made, as will be by those Alterations "rendered necessary.


"And His Majesty doth strictly charge "and command, That no Edition of the "Common Prayer be from henceforth 'printed but with this Amendment; and "that in the meantime, till Copies of such








Edition may be had, all Parsons, Vicars, MOORE & ALEXANDER

"and Curates within this Realm, do (for "the preventing of Mistakes), with the


Pen, correct and amend all such Prayers "in their Church Books, according to the "aforegoing Direction: And for the better "Notice hereof, that this Order be forth"with printed and published, and sent to "the several Parishes; and that the Right "Reverend the Bishops do take care that "Obedience be paid to the same accord"ingly."

In all cases where the word "Queen" appears the word "King" to be substituted.

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The element of persistency is the one essential to ultimate success in the mail order business. There is little or no use in the new man in this field of action reaching down into his pocket and saying to himself : "Here's so much money; I will invest it in space to advertise my wares. All the results I obtain through the instrumentality of this ad I will turn back into more advertising and gradually build up a business." A business cannot be established on this basis for the simple reason that one advertisement, even though it may be inserted in the


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strongest medium in the Dominion, will not bring in enough returns the first time to give sufficient capital to continue advertising upon a respectable basis. The reason for this is plain. Not one in one thousand of the readers of your ad will investigate. It is simply read and left go over. In the next issue it is missing, and the man you are after never thinks of it more, simply because the one reading has not fixed it upon his mind. You can safely count upon a large percentage of your money invested as lost on your first effort.

Start in, however, to make a success of mail order business by being prepared to spend a sum calculated to give you a lasting publicity. Make your advertisements pull by reason of the frequency with which they appear. Give your prospective customer some reasons for believing that you are a permanent fixture in the mail order business by keeping before him persistently. Make him believe that you are doing a big business by reason of the sta' ility of your advertisements; then if the articles you are selling have real merit and deserve publi confidence rest assured that you will have your returns a hundred fold increased.

A man once said: "I don't see how the numberless people advertising in the big mail order monthlies ever stand the pace. I am sure they don't get returns for the

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