designed by Oxford, $65.00. The striking innovation in Mr. Thompson’s presentation of the King James version is a format that breaks the text line by line into the phrases natural to the speaking voice, an arrangement that aids both comprehension and reading performance. The typeface is simple and handsome and the illustrations have been intelligently chosen to provide a history of Christian art as well as to ornament the book. It must be added, unfortunately, that the color reproduction is not always of the best quality. The paper, however, is, and guaranteed by the publisher to last for generations..