BOOK NOTICE. Fire Prevention and Protection. Corrected to June, 1900. pp. 211. New York. The Spectator Company. 1900. This book contains in compact form, information for insurer and insured concerning the materials and devices adapted to the prevention and extinguish- ment of fire, as well as hints to the insured and standard policy forms, to which is added a comprehensive index. In it will be found all the facts necessary to enable property-owners so to protect their premises as to avoid fire or promptly to extinguish one if it should break out. It is also a guide to the proper placing of fire insurance, and affords such information as will prevent violation of policy terms.