National Geographic : 1923 Apr
Springtime is iihgti"me REPARE yourself to get the greatest pleasure out of the spring return of your winged and four-footed friends. For the birds and wild animals are really your personal property. Begin a most delightful hobby by securing these three books-the foundation of an outdoor library. They enable even a child to identify living things and understandingly enjoy them. BOOK OF BIRDS WHO'S Who of the Birds; this charm ing and ever useful book, with its 250 full-color portraits of Song. Game and Water Birds, by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, is a veritable open sesame to bird life for adult, child, sportsman, or teacher. The principal text sections, "Common Birds of Town and Country," "Game Birds," and "Warblers," are by the gifted ornitholo gist, Henry W. Henshaw. Other chapters tell how to feed, protect, and photograph birds and to attract them to one's own trees. The book gives an imperishable love of birds to boys and girls. 200pages. 268lates. $3.00,postpaidin U.S . WILD ANIMALS OF NORTH AMERICA ADULT, child or hunter who would Identify animals in yard, park or for est wild, will find this book which Roose velt recommended, delightfully informing. Edward W. Nelson, Chief, U. S. Biological Survey, here places at your service the fas cinatingly told result of forty years' close scientific study of and intimate friendship with these 127 animals. Louis Agassiz Fuertes in the 127 color portraitsgives both appearance and inner character of his four footed subjects. Ernest Thompson Seton contributes studies of animal tracks. 240pages.213plates. $3.00, postpaidin U.S. BOOK OF DOGS THIS Bench Show, in pictures and text. helps one to choose dog guardian or playmate for home or farm by character as well as for looks. Leading authorities give complete information about breeds and points, and write charminglyof the loyalty, sagacity, and courage of "Man's Best Friend." Louis Agassiz Fuertes. artist naturalist, who painted the 100 dog color portraits, was a collaborator in preparing the text-useful in the kennel and yet ap preciated by non-technical reader and a never-failing delight to big and little own ers or lovers of dogs. 96 pages, 72 plates. $2.00 . postpaid in U.S. Royal Octavo (7x 10 inches), Fine Paper, Bound in Art Buckram Enrich Your Shelves with These Outdoor Books Obtainable only from the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Washington, D. C . ----------------- i NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Washington, D. C. Enclosed find $S.--------- .-------. for which send ................ Book of Birds; copies Wild Animals; ......... ... copies Book of Dogs. I F 4-................. ....... ..---------------------------------------- ....... I .. .