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How to get a Clear-Eyed View of the War. War Booklets and Pictures Well worth Buying, A flood of publications on -the war has begun to flow in from oversoas, but an Australian publisher has succeeded in issuing a cluster of war booklets and pictures that for price and direct appeal to tho publio easily surpass most of the imported war literature. These excellent local war booklets and pictures are issued by tho publishers of the Australian magazine Life, and should be bought at once by every reader who wishes to get a. clear-eyed view of the war. How to get Life's sixpenny and shilling war booklets and pictures is described in this column. THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF THE WAR. A New Shilling War Book by Dr. W. H. Fltchett. Tho war has been raging for a full three months. Most of tho news about it is a hopeless jumble. Dr W. H. Fitohett has taken thin confused mass and clarified it, and hie new and fascinating shilling book, "The First Three Months of tho War," is the result. In a series of graphic and 6tirring chapters Dr Fitchett tells the connected story of the war from the early days of August till tho end of tho first three months—a story that, for clarity, for insight, for happy phrasing, and for swinging movement it would bo difficult to surpass. "Tho First Three Months of the "War" will sell everywhere for one .■'. | ;>l!injr, and bo published on 15th November. It contains many full-page illustrations, and over 100 pages of text. Order from your bookseller now for delivery from tho first supplies. If copies of "Tho First Three Months of tho War" are unobtainable locally, send Is Id for a single copy, 3s 3d for three copies, or 6s 6d for half a dozen copies, to T. Shaw Fitchett, Dept. li, 376 Swanston street, Melbourne, and they will be sent to your homo post free. A BIG HIT IN SHILLING WAR PICTURES. Life-size Portraits of Kitchener, French, Joffre, and Jellicoe. Is there a man or woman, or girl who would not buy a really artistic and unusual life-size portrait, say, of Admiral Jellicoe, if it was offered to them? Life has just published such a set constituting a series of portrait studies of leaders in the great war —Earl Kitchener, General French, Admiral Jellicoe, and General Joffre. Those "heads" sell at the low prico of a shilling each, and give_ the purchaser practically a life-size portrait in each case, ready and fit for framing. They are known as Life's War Portraits. Tho studies are drawn by the Australian artist Charles Nuttall, from original photographs, and make the finest set of war portraits obtainable anywhovo at any price. Each portrait is printed in double-tone on the finest heavy plate paper, which measures 15in x 20in The supply of each of these lifo-siz.o portraits is limited. Tho set of four heads should bo ordered at once from your bookseller—one shilling each. Ask for "Life's''' War Portraits. If he can't supply you, send n. postal note for 4s 6d to T. Shaw Fitchott, Dept. L, 376 Swanston street, Melbourne, and tho complete sot of four portraits —Kitchener, Joffre, French, and Jellicoe —will be sent by post to your home. A THOUSAND WAR QUERIES ANSWERED. Get Life's War Guide To-Day— In Four Sixpenny Parts. Tho man in the street is constantly puzzled with such queries _ as, "Who is Joffre?" "What is the hitting power of a battleship?" "How is an army fed':" etc. lio can't read all the pjpors, but ho cjui buy a set of four sixpenny booklets called "Life's War Guide"—-on sale everywhere—and find a thousand euoh queries answered. Tho four sixpenny numbers of "Lifo'e War Guido" are just completed, and together form the mu3t complete encyclopaedia of tho groat war. The idea was to answer a thousand or more war queries in those sixpenny booklets, and this lias been accomplished; but the schemo is much wider. For example, Dr Fitchett contributes a brilliant erticlo to each part of "Life's War Guido." Thon there are at least 52 pages speoial articles running through the four numbers of "Life's War Guide," such a<s "Is the Submarine Invincible?'' "Kitchener.:. The Man tho World Watches." etc. But, we repeat, tho main idea, of this publication is to answer a millibar of questions about the war, so that, no matter what other books or magazines yo.i road on the war, this set of four War Guides will form ii most valuable book of reference. With each number are included many pictures, and a eight-page pocket war atlas—a most useful idea for ready reference. Tho complete) set of four parte of "Lifer's War Guido" are on salo everywhere at sixpence efloh. If unobtainable, a set will Ih> posted, to any address in Australasia if 2s 4d in stamps or postal note ie. sent to T. Shaw Fitchett, Dept. L, 376 Swanston street., Melbourne. SPECIAL WAR NUMBERS FOR WOMEN. Get " Everyiady's Journal" To-day. Women cannot volunteer or handle a rifle, but there are countless ways in which they may help in these of stress. " Everyiady's Journal," as the loading magazine for .women in Australasia, ia publishing a series of Speoial War Numbers for Women, in which tho war is dealt with from tho woman's point of view. Kach issue of "Everyiady's Journal" gives 64 finely-illustrated pages, as well as Free patterns. In each issue at least 40 features for women appear. Get the current " Lverykdy's Journal" to-day (4th War Number for Women), sold for sixpence everywhere. If unobtainable locally, send a postal note for 3s to F. Shaw Fitchett, Dept. L, 376 Swanston street, Melbourne, and " Everyiady's Journal " 'will be mailed to your address every month for six month*; 6s will pay for a, •full year. But first try your bookseller. ..THE TIMES HISTORY Of THE WAR." LATEST DETAILS BY CABLE. There are fow of our readers who will not covet the four beautifully-bound volumes of "Tho Times History of the War," announced in tho advertisement herewith. In spit© of the enormous demand in England for tho volumes of "Th 6 (Km&s History of tho War, ' tho proprietors Vutve arranged to a generous number of sots of volumes to Australia and New Zealand, to bo sold on aa extended subscription plan, and ha\-e placed their solo control in the hands of the Australian publisher, Mr T. Shaw Fitchett, Dept. L, Swanston street, Melbourne. Soo announcement on this page. Gabled advioes juut to hand make it oleax that if you wish to preserve. "The Times History of the War" in its most perfect form care must be taken to secure it in ■volume form as sbipnod direct from The Times offioo through its' special representative, a* described on this page. These volumes will ensure high-grade paper, superior to that in the parts issued in England—Special printing—highest quality English binding—an index with each volume—a beautiful map in colours, eta. All these features are reserved exclusively for th* bound volume* now offered to you. Any readers mav now secure—without cost and without^obligation—.an illustrated les History of the by mailing to the Australian publisher the coupon given in The Thneft advertisement on this paaet

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Page 12 Advertisements Column 3, Evening Star, Issue 15656, 21 November 1914

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Page 12 Advertisements Column 3 Evening Star, Issue 15656, 21 November 1914