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Our Library Table. I Native Art. Peasant .Art in Sweden, Lapland, and Ice- land. Studio special number. Over 600 illustrations. 5s. net. Edited by Charles Holme. London, Paris, and Ncw York: The Studio," Ltd. We have followed for many years the sumptuous special numbers of -'The Studio," but cannot remember one, uios it be that of some years ago dealing wiih the work of David Cox in North Wile,, that has afforded us such unspeakable de. light as this one devoted to Peasant Ait in Sweden, Lapland and Iceland." a work which is especially we'-o ne to readers in Wales at the present he- cause of the efforts that are Living n.de. with no small degree of success, to revive the ancient home crafts of the Principality. In North Wales and South Wales alike splendid results in this direction are being accomplished by the Welsh Industries As- sociations, which have a branch in each county, and in addition the National Eis- teddfod is rendering a world-service bv the way in which it is fostering the art-instincts of our people. How far all these streams of influence are carrying us in the right direc- tion was vividly and strikingly shown by the character and quality of the arts and crafts exhibits at the Colwyn Bay National Eisteddfod in September. This side of the Eisteddfod came as a surprise and an in- spiration, and served to encourage all who are interested in the best things of our na- tional life. On the top of this has come a great impetus from the news of what is be- ing done in Ireland, where the art-work of the peasantry is serving as a healthy stimu- lus to the inhabitants of Wales. Side by side with this revival of interest in Welsh handicrafts there is at work the movement for fostering the old Welsh folk-song, those genuine expressions of the feelings and genius of an ancient race. These and other reasons which might be mentioned combine to vest with a special interest this special number of The Studio dealing with Peasant Art in Sweden, Lapland, and Ice. land," which contains a masterly treatment of a fascinating subject. The illustrations are really wonderful, and those of them which are reproduced in colour are not only supremely interesting in themselves, but also because of the evidence they afford of the high standard to which colour-printing has attained in this country. Although the Northern races whose home life and home put suits irt, so ably depicted are strangers to us, their manners and customs, and above all the examples of their artistic taste and skill, whether in design or in handiwork, are a source of special interest to our readers, who we feel sure would be proud to have copies of this Studio number in their libraries.

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