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Awards in " The Studio" Prise Competitions

Design for a Small Summer-house.
The awards in this competition will be made
known at a later date.

nineteenth century for whom the book was written. Messrs. Charles Goodall & Sons have just

The new edition contains a number of excellent published some playing cards from designs by Mr.

pen-and-ink illustrations by Florence M. Rudland. Frederick D. Walenn, in which a praiseworthy

Little Tales of Long Ago, by Margaret Blaikie and successful effort has been made to produce

(London: Gay & Bird), price 3.9. 6d., with its something which will serve an artistic as well as

dainty illustrations by Lily de Montmorency, is a commercial purpose. Mr. Walenn has drawn

intended for quite young children, and will certainly inspiration for his designs from various Japanese

gain their unstinted approval and admiration. sources, and has carried them out as far as

The Adventures of Uncle Lubin, told and illus- possible in the style of. coloured prints. They

trated by W. Heath Robinson (London : Grant should become popular with those who desire a

Richards), is a remarkably amusing and clever pleasant change from the cards in common use
book. The story is good, while the illustrations are

particularly powerful, being not only full of genuine WARDS IN "THE STUDIO"

humour, but exceedingly well drawn and effective. f\

From Messrs. Longmans & Co. (London) we / \ pRIZE COMPETITIONS,

have received The Golliwogs's Airship. Pictured / \

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by Florence K. Upton, verses by Bertha Upton. n *'
In infantile circles the Golliwog is now an acknow-
ledged institution, and there will be joy among the
young people at sight of this new volume of adven-
tures. It is a worthy companion to the previous ^ XXIII )
ones which treat of the same hero. The Book

of Romance, edited by Andrew Lang, contains Landscape in Lead Pencil.
many old-time romances, acquaintance with which A number of excellent drawings have been sub-
should be made by all. The Sword Excalibur, mitted, but owing to the exigencies of space only
The Quest of the Holy Grail, Lancelot and Guine- three illustrations can be given.
vere, Wayland the Smith, Guettir the Strong, are The First Prize {One Guinea) is awarded to
among the collection. The illustrations consist of Help (Gerald Warren, "The Studio," Anlaby Road,
some excellent drawings in black-and-white and in I eddington).

colour, by H. J. Ford. The Second Prize {Haifa-Guinea), to Pecker

Mr. John Lane (London and New York) has (Chris. Adams, 15 The Arcade, Reading),

issued a new edition of that delightful book, Dream Honourable Mention: The Boy (Mary C.

Days, by Kenneth Graham, which includes Rotheram); Windswept (coupon mislaid); Student

some very clever illustrations in photogravure, from (T. J- Dadson) ; Cay ton Bay (Harry Wanless)

drawings by Mr. Maxfield Parrish. It is a ^>ax (Nellie Harvey); Sobersides (E. H. Compton)

book to buy and to preserve. In A Romance of Thistle (Ada Tait); Stargrove (William Redworth)

the Nursery, Mr. L. Allen Harker treads some- Dabchick (Ernest Warner); Juteopolis (E. J. Smith)

what closely in the steps of Mr. Kenneth Graham ; ^Vest (W. E. Sprout); Wycombe (William Red-

but he is no plagiarist, his work being singularly worth) ; Duffer (Claud Cooper); Wind (Alfred

fresh and wholesomely unconventional. The book Proessdort) ; Hopper (Miss J. H. Dickinson) ; and

deserves a great success. Truth (H. J. Thompson).

Mrs. Dearmer is best known for her quaintly

extravagant illustrations of such books as "A (CXXIV.)

Noah's Ark Geography" and "Roundabout A Mountain Scene.

Rhymes." Noisy Years (London : Smith, Elder & The First Prize {One Guinea) has been won

Co., price 6s.) is in a more serious vein than this by Hydrocrinon (Alberto Grosso, 7 Via Roma,

author's previous work, though humour is by no Turin, Italy).

means wanting, and the story of Robin and Toby The Second Prize {Half a-Guinea), by Obelisk

will not fail to win the hearts of the junior public (J. Bell, jun., Edwaltor House, Notts.),

to whom it is intended to appeal. In the illustra- Honourable Mention : Rameses (Norah Binnie) ;

tions Eva Roos proves herself apt and skilful in Forwood (H. J. Abbey); Wetterhorn (W. C. Crafts);

the use of lead pencil, and her drawings have been Axholme (J. Tonge); Ed. A. (E. Adelot); Cam

well reproduced. (C. A. Mitchell); Zandplaals (M. Moxham);


Musette (M. Gorot); and Quinol (F. L. Brown).
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