IN compiling the following History from the Archives of Pantouflia, the Editor has incurred several obligations to the Learned. The Return of Benson (chapter xii.) is the fruit of the research of the late Mr. ALLEN QUATERMAIN, while the final wish of Prince Prigio was suggested by the invention or erudition of a Lady.
A study of the Firedrake in South Africa — where he is called the Nanaboulélé, a difficult word — has been published in French (translated from the Basuto language) by M. PAUL SÉBILLOT, in the Revue des Traditione Populaires. For the Remora, the Editor is indebted to the Voyage à la Lune of M. CYRANO DE BERGÉRAC.