National Geographic : 1914 Nov
Scribner Publications Through the Brazilian Wilderness By THEODORE ROOSEVELT With illustratios from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition. 8vo This is Colonel Roosevelt's own narrative of his most original expedition through a part of Brazil never visited by civilized man, including the discovery of the famous River of Doubt; a 500-mile journey on mule-back across the height of land between the river systems of the Paraguay and the Amazon; observations on the most brilliant and varied bird life of the South American tropics; hunting of the jaguar, the tapir, the peccary, the giant ant-eater, and other unusual animals of the jungle; visits to half civilized and to wholly barbarous wild Indian tribes-all of this varied panorama is depicted by Colonel Roosevelt in his most graphic and picturesque style, full of the joy of new adventures. The illustrations are carefully chosen from hundreds of films made by Kermit Roosevelt, Fiala, Harper, and other members of the expedition, presenting a variety of views of inaccessible regions not hitherto available. The volume is printed in the same handsome and substantial manner as "African Game Trails." $3.50 net; postage extra The American Natural History FIRESIDE EDITION BY WILLIAM T. HORNADAY, Sc. D. Entirely reset in four crown oc tavo volumes; with 16 full-page illustrations in colors, 67 full page illustrations from original drawings and photographs, and nearly 300 text illustrations; and with numerous charts and maps. The set, in a box, $7.50 net; postage extra The Boy Emigrants By NOAH BROOKS With 10 full-page illustrations and lining-paper in full colors by H. J. Dunn. A series of glowing pictures brilliantly illustrating the story of the rush to the California gold-fields in forty-nine g eatly enhance the value of this al ready acknowledged classic. $2.00 net; postage extra Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled BY HUDSON STUCK, D. D., Archdeacon of the Yukon With a photogravure frontis piece and 48 illustrations, 4 in color. If you would see the vast snow fields, frozen rivers, and rugged, barren mountains of the Yukon country, but cannot visit them, you will do the next best thing by reading this often beautiful account of a missionary's ten thousand miles of travel in fol lowing his hard and dangerous work. $3.50 net; postage extra The Last Frontier BY E. ALEXANDER POWELL, F. R.G.S. The white man's war for civili zation in Africa. A new and cheaper edition. Illustrated. $1.50 net The British Empire and the United States By WILLIAM ARCHIBALD DUNNING With an introduction by the Right Honorable Viscount Bryce, and a preface by Nicholas Murray Butler. Here is a book of immediate im portance. In this time of European war the subject of the century of peace between England and the United States cannot help being of the most intense interest. $2.00 net; postage extra Germany and the Germans FROM AN AMERICAN POINT OF VIEW BY PRICE COLLIER New and cheaper edition at half the former price. A significant sentence from this book: "We shall have war when the German Kaiser touches a button and gives an order, and the German peo ple will have no more to say in the matter than you and I." 75 cents net All the Russias BY SIR HENRY NORMAN A new and cheaper edition of this authoritative work will be of the greatest service at the present time. $2.00 net; postage extra (One-half the former price) The Wolf Hunters BY GEORGE BIRD GRINNELL Edited and arranged from the Manuscript Diary of Robert M. Peck. The true adventures and thrilling experiences of three young cavalry men who spent the winter of 1861 1862 in hunting wolves on the West ern Plains. Illustrated. $1.25 net; postage extra The End of the Trail BY E. ALEXANDER POWELL. F.R.G.S. With 45 full-page illustrations and map. In this volume Mr. Powell treats of those portions of the West which have not been hackneyed by tourists and railway compa nies in the same vivid, enter taining, and acute manner in which he treated Africa in "The Last Frontier." The narrative is brightened by what is prob ably the most striking collection of pictures of American frontier life that have ever been gath ered together. $3.00 net; postage extra The Gateway to the Sahara BY CHARLES W. FURLONG, F.R.G.S. Observations and experiences in Tripoli. A new and enlarged edition, including two new chap ters and additional illustrations. $2.00 net The Cruise of the "Janet Nichol" Among the South Sea Islands The Diary of Mrs. R. L. STE VENSON. Fully illustrated from photographs taken during the trip and from other sources. This is the diary kept by Mrs. Stevenson of the cruise which she took with her husband, Rob ert Louis Stevenson, in the trading schooner Janet Nichol, among the South Sea Islands. $1.75 net; postage extra African Adventure Stories BY J. ALDEN LORING, Field Naturalist to the Roose velt African Expedition "An illustrated book with thrills for any boy, grown up or grow ing." -New York World. $1.50 net; postage extra "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."