National Geographic : 1925 Nov
Actual size of book 8/ x103 Only Elbert Hubbard's Source $ 90 Book of Ideas- Now Yours! His Private Scrap Book Published at Last! IT is now possible for you to have the Scrap Book prepared by Elbert IIubbard for his personal use-the remarkable Scrap Book that helped him become America's most versatile orator and most pro lific writer. Between these two covers is the fruit of a lifetime's study and reading. Here are the thoughts that inspired Elbert Iubbard, the ideas that give him vision, the hits of wisdom that made him such a successful business man. the rare snatches of brilliance that made him so powerful an orator. All here-as they were clipped and used by Elbert IIubbard himself. Choice selections from more than 500 master thinkers and writers. This amazing Scrap Book is not only a source of lifelong inspira tion, but a liberal education con densed into one beautiful and unique volume! His Tremendous Output Traced to This Scrap Book The enormous output and the unexampled versatility of Elbert IIubbard amazed everyone. IHe was editor and publisher, philoso pher and business man, craftsman and executive, writer and orator. flow did this self-taught man make himself a master in so many fields? The answer is to be found in the Scrap Book, which he kept through the years and to which he turned constantly for ideas and for in spiration. In this Scrap Book hepre served the best of whatever he read-the rarest and choicest selec tions from the world's great masters. A wide range of subjects found their way into its pages. Art, poetry, finance, economics, philos ophy, history, conduct of life, ethics of business. Through the most painstaking research and study Elbert IIubbard finally pro- duced a Scrap Book that is a whole glorious library in itself! For Your Daily Use! You cannot imagine what it will mean to vou to own this extraordi nary Scrap Book. You have only to glance through' this storehouse of beautiful thoughts and sound wisdom to understand how Elbert Iubbard became so versatile and prolific, why he was able to talk and write so well on so many subjects. Why search the world's vast storehouse of books to find the thoughts, ideas, and inspiration that are already gathered into this great Scrap Hook-collected and preserved by one of the ablest minds of modern times? Not An Ordinary Book Unique and Beautiful The Elbert HIubbard Scrap Book isafine ex ampieof Choice Bits boo k-ma k From ing. The These Great type is set Writers: Venetian IG. style-that M(;._ faeter nc George Eliot Dante Oscar Wilde Shakespeare Dickens Aristotle Daniel Webster Iluxley Francis liaeon John Ruskin Charles Darwin Confucius )israeli Benjamin Franklin -and hundreds of other great minds from every age, every country, writ ing on almost every subject of general interest. is, a page within a page-and printed in two colors on fine tinted book paper. It is bound in scrap book style and tied with linen tape. The covers are made of cloth-lined butcher paper, reproducing the Si n di n g of Elbert Hlubbard's famous magazine, the Philistine. We would like to have you see this Scrap Book, examine it, read it-judge it for yourself. May we send it to you on our special five day approval plan? Send No Money Now-Five Days' Free Examination Just clip and mail the coupon today. It will bring to you im mediately Elbert Ilubbard's Scrap Book for five days' free examina tion. If you are stimulated and inspired, keep it for your own and send $2.90, plus a few cents postage, in full payment. If you are not delighted, return the book to us and owe us nothing. Clip off this coupon and mail it at once. \\m. II. Wise & Co., Roycroft Distributors, Dept. 171 , 50 West 47th Street, New York City. Wm. H. Wise & Co., Roycroft Distributors, SDept. 1711, 50 West 47th Street, N. Y. C.: SYou may s-nd to me for five days' free examination a copy of Elbert IIubbard's Scrap Book in the cloth lined butcher paper binding. Within the five-day period I will either return the Scrap Book without obligation, or keel it for my own, sending you $2.90, plus a few cents postage, in full payment. N am e ............................................ Address .......................................... City......................... State................. Q A few copies are available in a de luxe binding of semi-flexible basket-weave buckram for only $i addi tional. Please check in the square at the left if you want this de luxe binding. with the same return privilege.