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ILLUSTRATIONS FROM "A BOOK OF
AMERICAN TRADE-MARKS AND DEVICES "
COMPILED BY JOSEPH SINEL. (New
York: A. A. Knopf. London agents, Batsford)
Kogakusai also has a basket for flowers, REVIEWS
artistic in form and in manner of weaving. A Book of American Trade-Marks and
The people of Nippon have a special Devices. Compiled by Joseph Sinel.
attachment to bamboo, eating it when in 2,050 copies. (New York : Alfred A.
sprout, and using it, when mature, in all Knopf. English agent, B. T. Batsford.)
possible forms and manners, from lathing 25s. net. Since America, through energy,
the wall of the house to the replacing of optimism, ingenuity and good fortune,
hard rubber and celluloid of the tube of has become supreme as a trading nation,
the fountain pen. The bamboo has lived one might naturally expect that her corn-
in art and literature and in the ideals of mercial art would be of a high order, and
our people as a symbol of chastity, for it this book is one more proof that it is so.
is ever green and, though slender and Some two hundred trade-marks in colour
graceful in form and bending under the and black-and-white are given, laid out to
weight of the snow, it does not break and advantage on beautiful paper, and there is
resumes its upright position when the not one which is not notable in its way.
snow melts away. Hara.da-Jj.ro. We do not agree with Mr. Sinel that " A