GEORGE WASHINGTON Nathaniel Wright Stephenson & Waldo Hilary DunnOxford (2 vols. $10).
JONATHAN EDWARDSOla Elizabeth WinslowMacmillan ($3.50).
MARGARET FULLERMason WadeViking ($3.50).
GEORGE CALEB BINGHAM OF MISSOURIAlbert Christ-JanerDodd, Mead ($5).
Respectful or at least conscientious biographies of U. S. historical figures are less likely to be considered dull nowadays than in the late debunking era. A few recent biographies seem to justify readers in thus hearkening to their better natures.
Monument. Messrs. Stephenson & Dunn's 1,069-page biography of Washington contains little new materialtwo minor Washington letters. The authors, oldfashioned, admiring, cautious, feel about Washington's...