Books: New Books: Jun. 23, 1924

(Political, Economic, Historical, Biographical)

THE LIFE OF SIR HENRY CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN—J. A. Spender—Houghton (Two volumes, $10 each). When a distinguished Liberal editor, such as J. Alfred Spender, undertakes to write the biography of so great a Liberal luminary as Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, onetime (1905-1908) Prime Minister of England, the result is almost certain to satisfy the highest expectations of exacting critics. Ex-Premier Asquith, himself a rare survivor of the school led by Campbell- Bannerman, has placed on record his appreciation of the author's work in these excellent...

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