from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A short notice or review of a book in a magazine or newspaper.
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But a rich subject is here, altogether too wide for a book-notice, and worthy of deliberate, but enthusiastic treatment.
"Although we have given place in our book-notice column to an appreciative mention of the volume, 'Development Lessons,' a new reading seems to call for a new commendation of this admirable guide to teachers.