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Military Works-continued.

THE ABOLITION OF PURCHASE AND THE ARMY REGU

LATION BILL OF 1871. By Lieut.-Col. the Hon. A. Anson,
V.C., M.P. Crown 8vo. ' Price One Shilling.

THE STORY OF THE SUPERSESSIONS., By Lieut.-Col. the

Hon. A. Anson, V.C., M.P, Crown 8vo. Price Sixpence.

ARMY RESERVES AND MILITIA REFORMS. By Lieut.

Col. the Hon. A. Anson. Crown 8vo. Sewed. Price One Shilling.

VICTORIES AND DEFEATS. An Attempt to explain the Causes which

have led to them. An Officer's Manual. By Col. R. P. Anderson. Demy 8vo. 145.

“A delightful military classic, and what, warrant him that let that bit be ever so is more, a most useful one. The young small it will give him material for an officer should have it always at hand to hour's thinking 7."-United Service Gazette. open anywhere and read a bit, and we

THE FRONTAL ATTACK OF INFANTRY. By Capt. Laymann,

Instructor of Tactics at the Military College, Neisse. Translated by Colonel Edward Newdigate. Crown 8vo, limp cloth. Price 2s. 6d. “This work has met with special attention in our army.”Militarin Wochenblatt.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE FIRST ARMY IN NORTHERN

FRANCE AGAINST FAIDHERBE. By Colonel Count Hermann Von Wartensleben, Chief of the Staff of the First Army. Translated by Colonel C. H. Von Wright. In demy 8vo. Uniform with the above. Price 9s.

“Very clear, simple, yet eminently in- i “The work is based on the official war structive, is this history.

y. It is not over

It is not over documents-it is especially valuable-the laden with useless details, is written in narrative is remarkably vivid and interestgood taste, and possesses the inestimable ing. Two well-executed maps enable the value of being in great measure the record reader to trace out the scenes of General of operations actually witnessed by the Manteuffel's operations." -- Naval and author, supplemented by official docu Military Gazette. ments."-Athenæum.

ELEMENTARY MILITARY GEOGRAPHY, RECONNOITRING,

AND SKETCHING. Compiled for Non-Commissioned Officers and
Soldiers of all Arms. By Lieut. C. E. H. Vincent, Royal Welsh
Fusileers. Small crown 8vo. 25. 6d.
“An admirable little manual full of facts and teachings."- United Service Gazette.

65, Cornhill ; & 12, Paternoster Row, London.

MILITARY WORKs-continued.
STUDIES IN THE NEW INFANTRY TACTICS. Parts I. & II.

By Major W. Von Schereff. Translated from the German by Col.
Lumley Graham. Price 7s. 6d.

“Major Von Schereff's 'Studies in Tac- , modern arms, is exhaustively and admir.
tics' is worthy of the perusal-indeed, of ably treated ; indeed, we cannot but con-
the thoughtful study of every military sider it to be decidedly superior to any
man. The subject of the respective advan work which has hitherto appeared in Eng-
tages of attack and defence, and of the lish upon this all-important subject.”
methods in which each form of battle Standard.
should be carried out under the fire of

TACTICAL DEDUCTIONS FROM THE WAR OF 1870-1. By

Captain A. Von Boguslawski. Translated by Colonel Lumley Graham, late 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment. Demy Svo. Uniform with the above. Price 7s.

“Major Boguslawski's tactical deduc- British Service; and we cannot commence tions from the war are, that infantry still the good work too soon, or better, than by preserve their superiority over cavalry, placing the two books (* The Operations of that open order must henceforth be the the German Armies' and 'Tactical Deducmain principles of all drill, and that the tions') we have here criticised, in every chassepot is the best of all small arms for military library, and introducing them as precision. .. .. We must, without delay, class-books in every tactical school."impress brain and forethought into the l United Service Gazette.

THE ARMY OF THE NORTH-GERMAN CONFEDERATION.

A Brief Description of its Organisation, of the different Branches of the
Service, and their "Rôle' in War, of its Mode of Fighting, &c. By a
Prussian General. Translated from the German by Col. Edward
Newdigate. Demy 8vo. 55.

*.* The authorship of this book was erroneously ascribed to the renowned General von Moltke, but there can be little doubt that it was written under his immediate inspiration.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE GERMAN ARMIES IN FRANCE,

FROM SEDAN TO THE END OF THE WAR OF 1870-1.
With Large Official Map. From the Journals of the Head-quarters Staff,
by Major Wm. Blume. Translated by E. M. Jones, Major 20th
Foot, late Professor of Military History, Sandhurst. Demy 8vo. Price 9s.

“The book is of absolute necessity to the addition to our stock of works upon the military student. ... The work is one war that our press has put forth. Major of high merit.”--United Service Gazette. Blume writes with a clear conciseness much

“The work of translation has been well wanting in many of his country's historians. done. In notes, prefaces, and introductions, Our space forbids our doing more than much additional information has been commending it earnestly as the most augiven."-Atheneum.

thentic and instructive narrative of the “ The work of Major von Blume in its second section of the war that has yet English dress forms the most valuable appeared."-Saturday Review.

THE OPERATIONS OF THE SOUTH ARMY IN JANUARY

AND FEBRUARY, 1871. Compiled from the Official War Documents of the Head-quarters of the Southern Army. By Count Hermann Von Wartensleben, Colonel in the Prussian General Staff. Translated by Colonel C. H. Von Wright. Demy Svo, with Maps. Uniform with the above. Price 6s.

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MILITARY WORKs-continued. HASTY INTRENCHMENTS. By Colonel A. Brialmont. Trans

lated by Lieutenant Charles A. Empson, R.A. Demy 8vo. Nine Plates. Price 6s.

A valuable contribution to military | books give but imperfectly, viz., hints as literature." -Athenæum.

to how a position can best be strengthened In seven short chapters it gives plain by means ... of such extemporised indirections for forming shelter - trenches, trenchments and batteries as can be thrown with the best method of carrying the neces up by infantry in the space of four or five sary tools, and it offers practical illustrations hours ... deserves to become a standard of the use of hasty intrenchments on the field military work."-Standard. of battle." - United Service Magazine.

“ Clearly and critically written."-Wel. .“ It supplies that which our own text- | lington Gazette.

STUDIES IN LEADING TROOPS. By Colonel Von Verdy Du

Vernois. An authorised and accurate Translation by Lieutenant
H. J. T. Hildyard, 71st Foot. Parts I. and II. Demy 8vo. Price 75.

** General BeauCHAMP Walker says | tunately-placed staff-officer is in a position of this work :-“I recommend the first to give. I have read and re-read them two numbers of Colonel von Verdy's very carefully, I hope with profit, certainly

Studies' to the attentive perusal of my with great interest, and believe that prac-
brother officers. They supply a want tice, in the sense of these 'Studies,' would
which I have often felt during my service be a valuable preparation for maneuvres
in this country, namely, a minuter tactical on a more extended scale."-Berlin, June,
detail of the minor operations of the war 1872.
than any but the most observant and for-

THE SUBSTANTIVE SENIORITY ARMY LIST, Majors and

Captains. By Captain F. B. P. White, ist W. I. Regiment. Svo, sewed. 25. 6d.

CAVALRY FIELD DUTY. By Major-General Von Mirus. Trans

lated by Captain Frank S. Russell, 14th (King's) Hussars. Crown 8vo, limp cloth. 75. 6d.

** This is the text-book of instruction duced consequent on the experiences of in the German cavalry, and comprises all the late war. The great interest that stuthe details connected with the military dents feel in all the German military duties of cavalry soldiers on service. The methods, will, it is believed, render this translation is made from a new edition, book especially acceptable at the present which contains the modifications intro- 1 time.

DISCIPLINE AND DRILL. Four Lectures delivered to the London

Scottish Rifle Volunteers. By Captain S. Flood Page. A New and
Cheaper Edition. Price is.

“One of the best-known and coolest- | addressed by him to the men of his corps."
headed of the metropolitan regiments, -Times.
whose adjutant moreover has lately pub “The very useful and interesting work.”
lished an admirable collection of lectures -Volunteer Service Gazette.

65, Cornhill ; & 12, Paternoster Row, London.

INDIA AND THE EAST.

THE ORIENTAL SPORTING MAGAZINE. A Reprint of the first

5 Volumes, in 2 Volumes, demy 8vo. price 28s.

These volumes contain many quaint and Wild Fowl; interesting details of Pigeon clever papers, among which we may men- Matches, Cock Fights, Horse, Tattoo, and tion the famous Sporting Songs written by Donkey Races : descriptions of the Origin, S. Y. S., of “The Boar, Saddle, Spur, Regulations, and Uniforms of Hunting and Spear," &c., &c. -Capt. Morris, of the Clubs; Natural History of rare Wild Bombay Army; as well as descriptions of Animals ; Memoranda of Feats of Noted Hog Hunts, Fox Hunts, Lion Hunts, Horses; and Memoirs and Anecdotes of Tiger Hunts, and Cheeta Hunts; ac celebrated Sporting characters, &c., &c. counts of Shooting Excursions for Snipe,

[Just out. Partridges, Quail, Toucan, Ortolan, and

THE EUROPEAN IN INDIA. A Hand-book of Practical Information

for those proceeding to, or residing in, the East Indies, relating to Outfits, Routes, Time for Departure, Indian Climate, &c. By Edmund C. P. Hull. With a MEDICAL GUIDE FOR ANGLO-INDIANS. Being a Compendium of Advice to Europeans in India, relating to the Preservation and Regulation of Health. By R. S. Mair, M.D., F.R.C.S.E., Late Deputy Coroner of Madras. In i vol. Post Svo. 6s.

"Full of all sorts of useful information, a publisher's as well as an author's 'hit,' to the English settler of traveller in India." for it supplies a want which few persons --Standard.

may have discovered, but which everybody “One of the most valuable books ever will at once recognise when once the conpublished in India-valuable for its sound tents of the book have been mastered. information, its careful array of pertinent The medical part of the work is invalufacts, and its sterling common sense. It is | able."-Calcutta Guardian.

THE MEDICAL GUIDE FOR ANGLO-INDIANS. Being a Com.

pendium of advice to Europeans in India, relating to the Preservation and Regulation of Health. "By R. S. Mair, F.R.C.S.E., late Deputy Coroner of Madras. Reprinted, with numerous additions and corrections, from “ The European in India."

EASTERN EXPERIENCES. By L. Bowring, C.S.I., Lord Canning's

Private Secretary, and for many years the Chief Commissioner of Mysore and Coorg. In i vol. Demy 8vo. 16s. Illustrated with Maps and Diagrams.

An admirable and exhaustive geo- | own, should obtain for Mr. Lewin Bowgraphical, political, and industrial survey." ring's work a good place among treatises -Atheneum.

of its kind.”—Daily News. “The usefulness of this compact and “ Interesting even to the general reader, methodical summary of the most authentic but more especially so to those who may information relating to countries whose have a special concern in that portion of welfare is intimately connected with our our Indian Empire.”—Post.

TAS-HIL UL KALAM; OR, HINDUSTANI MADE EASY. By Captain

W. R. M. Holroyd, Bengal Staff Corps, Director of Public Instruction
Punjab. Crown 8vo. Price 5s.

65, Cornhill ; & 12, Paternoster Row, London.

INDIA AND THE EAST—continued.
WESTERN INDIA BEFORE AND DURING THE MUTINIES.

Pictures drawn from Life. By Major-Gen. Sir George Le Grand
Jacob, K.C.S.I., C.B. In i vol. Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.

“The most important contribution to l “Few men more competent than him-
the history of Western India during the self to speak authoritatively concerning
Mutinies which has yet, in a popular Indian affairs."-Standard.
form been made public." -Athenæum.

EDUCATIONAL COURSE OF SECULAR SCHOOL BOOKS

FOR INDIA. Edited by J. S. Laurie, of the Inner Temple, Barrister-
at-Law; formerly H.M. Inspector of Schools, England; Assistant Royal
Commissioner, Ireland; Special Commissioner, African Settlements;
Director of Public Instruction, Ceylon.

EXTRACT FROM PROSPECTUS. The Editor has undertaken to frame for awaits official and public approval to comIndia, --what he has been eminently suc plete, within a comparatively brief period, cessful in doing for England and her his contemplated plan of a specific and colonies,-a series of educational works, fairly comprehensive series of works in the which he hopes will prove as suitable for various leading vernaculars of the Indian the peculiar wants of the country as they continent. Meanwhile, those on his general will be consistent with the leading idea catalogue may be found suitable, in their above alluded to. Like all beginnings, his present form, for use in the Anglo-verpresent instalments are necessarily some nacular and English schools of India. i what meagre and elementary; but he only

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In the Press. ELEMENTARY GEOGRAPHY OF | FACTS AND FEATURES OF INDIAN INDIA.

HISTORY, in a series of alternating | Reading Lessons and Memory Exercises.

EXCHANGE TABLES OF STERLING AND INDIAN RUPEE

CURRENCY, UPON A NEW AND EXTENDED SYSTEM, embracing Values from One Farthing to One Hundred Thousand Pounds, and at rates progressing, in Sixteenths of a Penny, from 1s. 9d. to 25. 3d. per Rupee. By Donald Fraser, Accountant to the British Indian Steam Navigation Co., Limited. Royal 8vo. Ios. 6d.

"The calculations must have entailed have dealings with any country where the great labour on the author, but the work rupee and the English pound are standard is one which we fancy must become a coins of currency."-Inverness Courier. standard one in all business houses which

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