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A Set of Volumes for Your Children and Their Children's Grand-Children —as well as for You Four Finely Illustrated Volumes, Bound in Full-Leather or HalfLeather, and Sold on an Extended Subscription Plan. :: :: "The London Times "—the greatest of all newspapershas set out to publish an adequate History of the greatest War of all the centuries, in a set of splendid volumes under the general title of "The Times History of the War." Each volume will contain over 500 pages, and be illustrated with hundreds of exclusive pictures, maps, and diagrams. In spite of the enormous demand in England for "The Times History of the War," the proprietors have arranged to ship to Australasia a generous number of sets of volumes —bound in full-leather or half-leather—to be sold on an extended subscription plan. A coupon is given below that enables any reader in Australia or New Zealand to secure—without cost and without obligation—an illustrated prospectus of "The Times History of the War," in which the terms of purchase of the four beautifully bound volumes are given. SEND, TO-DAY, FOR AN iiH^H;li\iloiil^^^jDfwTOi "The Times History of the War," IN A Set of Four Beautifully Bound Volumes IN FULL-LEATHER OR HALF-LEATHER. LATEST DETAILS—BY CABLE. Cable advioes J UBt t0 hand make it clear 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 shipped direct from " Tht Times " office through its special representative as described on this page. These volumes will ensure high-grade paper superior to that la the parte issued in England—special printinghighest quality English binding—an index with each volume —a beautiful map in colours, etc. All the*e features are reserved exclusively for the bound volumes now offered to you. Send for Free Illustrated Prospectus, to-day, by using coupon given at foot of this page. The Complete Organisation of "The Times" Will Be Behind This Set of Fine Volumes. " The Times History of the War " in volume fora, writes "The Times" itself, is destined to take its place as the most accurate and authoritative record Being the product of the unique organisation of " The Times," this History will constitute a work of permanent Importance and value —a work which every British citizen should read and preserve if he 1b intelligently %9 understand the causes and issues of this titanic conflict. All the resources of " The Times " organisation'will be brought to bear upon the compilation of this work. "' Tie Times' staff of foreign correspondents has for yearn been celebrated for the knowledge and Insight Into political and social conditions which its members poßßbss. Equally well known are the military and naval correspondents of ' The Times,' who are, by universal consent, amongst the most brilliant exponents of their respective subjects. Thay will contribute largely to the work. " The services of the speoial staff of war correspondents now acting for ' The Times' in the theatre of war will be available for this history. Summaries of many of their graphic and moving descriptions have been cabled to Australia. The beßt of tae3e descriptions of eye-witnesses of the actual scen.es of battle will be employed in this work." Praotlcally an Official Hlstery of the War Australasia will be beautifully bona* to nalWoather and full-leather—to the choice of the purohaeer—carrying a distinctive and copyright designAs the four volumes will be issued and published over an extended period of some months, the privilege of extended payment Ib offered to purchasers. For instance, the set of four volumes, bound in halfleather—and sold at £S ss. the set—may be purchr---' ~- *<"••"» that antiol a novmnnt of. rQUEhIv. leather cost very little more. Send, To-Day, for Illustrated Prospectus —F ree> An illustrated prospectus of "The Times History of the War " will be mailed free of cost to any reader who usee coupon on this page. Its receipt will uot place you under any obligation to buy the set of volumes. It gives full details of terms of purchase of the volumes as well as sample Illustrations, a specimen map, and a page of text. But remember that prompt action is necessary, as the first edition of the volumes will be limited. If, however, you are satisfied with the claims "The Times" makes for its History, and feel that you want to make sure of a set of volumes, send in your order at once—without waiting for a prospectus. Send your cheque for £3 se. to pay for the four volumes bound in half-leather, or £4 4s. for the set bound in full-leather—the volumes to be delivered as published. If you wish to make extended payments simply send a deposit of 10/6 (for either style of binding) waii y fHs» M jTiT-KWi I ClltiJfcsmm competes with any other newspaper, fox, while popu- , lar, it is practically official." Details About the Volumes, Their Binding, and Unique Illustrations and Maps. The publishers of "The Times" hare placed the sole control of the sale of the volumeß of " The Times History of the War" in Australasia in the hands of the Australian publisher, Mr. T. Shaw Fltchett. Advance orders will now be taken in, Australia and New Zealand for the four volumes of " The Times History of the War," for delivery as each volume is Bubllehed. Bach volume will measure about 13 x s inches and contain over 500 finely illustrated pageß. r n the'set of four volumes will appear copious maps and diagrams specially prepared for "The Times, as well as hundreds of quarter and half-page pictures, and psefcaMy over 500 full-page illustrations from original photographs. The volumes sold in ttflMiffMett, Soft Ropressntatlvoin Australasia for TO GET ILLUSTRATED PROSPECTUS FREE OF "THE TIMES HISTORY OF THE WAR" IN VOLUME FORM. T. SHAW FITCHETT, "The Times History of the War," Dept. I», 376 Swanston Street, Melbourne. Please post to address below Illustrated Prospectus of "The Times History of the War,'J in volume form, giving sample of the illustrations and text, with terms of purchase. This application placeß me under no obligation to purchase the volumes unless I wish. N.Z. Dunedin Star, 21/11/14. 'The Time* History of the War" in Volume Forth.

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Page 12 Advertisements Column 4, Evening Star, Issue 15656, 21 November 1914

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