THE LOST KINGRafael Sabatini Houghton Mifflin ($2.50). "The modern Dumas'" 26th riproaring tale gives adventure story readers their money's worth in 379 pages about Louis XVI's son, the "Lost Dauphin."
ELIZABETHAN TALESedited by Edward J. O'BrienHoughton Mifflin ($2.50). Indefatigable Editor O'Brien (Best Short Stories, annually since 1915) here collects 25 short stories by Elizabethans Sir Philip Sidney (see p. 101), Thomas Nashe, Robert Greene, Nichols Breton, lesser-known worthies.
GREAT MOTHER FORESTAttilio Gatti Scribner ($3.75). Italian explorer's lively account of his expedition to the Kibali-Ituri Forest in the Belgian Congo. Well-illustrated (photographs)....