Recent Books: Non-Fiction

A BOOK of HOURS—Donald Culross Peattie—Putnam ($2.50). Rosary-like, 202-page addenda to Author-Naturalist Peattie's An Almanac for Moderns, brummagem "classic." Illustrations by Lynd Ward.

CANADA—André Siegfried—Harcourt, Brace ($3). Best modern atlas of Canada's complex, uneasy mixture of British, French and U. S. influences, her thermostatic role in British-U. S. relations; by a shrewd French observer, author of America Comes of Age.

THE Du MAURIERS—Daphne du Maurier—Doubleday, Doran ($3). Most famed but not most interesting Du Maurier in this fictionized family chronicle is George, the Victorian caricaturist and author of Trilby, which created...

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