Books: Mentions- Jan. 14, 1929

LEONARDO THE FLORENTINE—A Study in Personality—Rachel Annand Taylor— Harpers ($6.00). Rich dignity in a biography of da Vinci, the central figure in a luminous tapestry of Italian Renaissance. A CENTURY OF FASHION—Jean Philippe Worth—Little, Brown ($7.50). Three generations of dressmakers dictate to society dowagers, famous actresses, and ladies of the evening. THE TWILIGHT OF THE AMERICAN MIND—Walter B. Pitkin—Simon & Schuster ($3.50). Provocative, logical, but curiously perverted warning against too much education, too thorough eugenics. *A managing editor of the Herald was asked if his office had any list of...

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