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Not to Me Only. By Caleb Frank Gates. Princeton University Press, Princeton. pp. 340. $3.00.

Al-Farooq; a Life of Omar the Great, the Second Caliph of Islam. Vol. I, by Maulana Shibli Numani: translated by Zafar Ali Khan. Lahore, Muhammad Ashraf Co., 1939 pp. xxvii, 306, with folding map.

Sons of Sinbad: An Account of Sailing with the Arabs in their Dhows, in the Red Sea, around the Coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika: Pearling in the Persian Gulf: and the Life of the Shipmasters the Mariners and Merchants of Kuwait. By Alan Villiers. Illustrated with Photographs and Charts by the author. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.pp 429. $3.75.

The New Spirit in Arab Lands. By H. I. Katibah, New York, 1940. pp 320. $3.00

Offenbarung nur in der Bibel, by Johannes Witte, GöTttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1937. pp. 34. RM 1.20.

Persian Painting. From Miniatures of the XIII-XVI. Centuries, with an introduction by Basil Gray. Iris Books. Oxford University Press, New York, Toronto, 1940. Folio, pp. 13 text, 12 color plates. $2.75.

Everyday Arabic. By H. M. Nahmad and C. Rabin, PhD., Dipl. O.S., with a preface by Professor H. A. R Gibb. London, J, M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1940; Philadelphia, Pa., The David McKay Company, 604–8 South Washington Square. pp. 99. 5s.

Days of our Years. By Pierre van Paassen. New York, Hillman-Curl, Inc., 1939. Pp. v, 520.

Stripling. By Youel B. Mirza. New York, Wilfred Funk, 1940. pp. 319. $2.50.

The Philosophy of Silence. By Alice Borchard Greene, Ph.D. New York, Richard R. Smith. pp. 254. $2.50.

The Mystery of Mar Saba. By James H. Hunter. Evangelical Publishers Toronto and New York. pp. 414. $1.50.

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