(1) The Land of Goshen and the Exodus (2) Rambles in the Pyrenees and the Adjacent Districts, Gascony, Pays de Foix and Roussillon (3) The Oxford Country (4) Man and his Conquest of Nature

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    (1) SIR HANBURY BROWN takes the opportunity of this second edition of his study of the journey of the Israelites from Egypt to deal with some of the criticisms met with by the first edition. The subject is one which has received attention from a number of writers in various aspects, such as the direction of the exact route followed, and the explanation of the various events which preceded and accompanied the journey, and bear on their face in the original narrative an appearance of the supernatural; for some of these natural explanations are afforded, as in the case of the passage over the Red Sea, without imposing any strain upon the received text. The short volume carries the journey as far as Elim, and the discussion is illustrated with two maps, which are noteworthy as indicating the author's view of the further northward extension of the Arabian Gulf at the time of the Exodus.

    (1) The Land of Goshen and the Exodus.

    Sir Hanbury Brown K.C.M. G. Second edition. Pp. 92 + 2 maps. (London: Edward Stanford, 1912.) Price 3s. net.

    (2) Rambles in the Pyrenees and the Adjacent Districts, Gascony, Pays de Foix and Roussillon.

    Hamilton Jackson. Pp. xii + 419. (London: John Murray, 1912.) Price 21s. net.

    (3) The Oxford Country.

    Its Attractions and Associations described by several authors. Collected and arranged by R. T. Günther. Pp. xvi + 319. (London: John Murray, 1912.) Price 7s. 6d. net.

    (4) Man and his Conquest of Nature.

    Dr. M. I. Newbigin. Pp. viii + 183. (London: A. and C. Black, 1912.) Price 2S. (Black's School Geography Series.)

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