National Geographic : 1914 Jun
COMMON BIRDS of TOWN AND COUNTRY 114 Illustrations in Colors 52 in Black and White W ITH this book as a guide, both the city and rural dweller can soon identify the common birds, and by giving a few moments to their study now and then quickly becomes familiar with the names and habits of many of them. A little daily application, which can be greatly aided by the use of a good binocular, will prove enjoyable and profitable to each member of the household, not excepting the tired business man, who will find relaxation and pleasure in determining the many entirely different species in the city parks or country fields that come and go with the seasons. "Birds of Town and Country" contains 114 illustrations in colors of the more common birds, especially drawn by the master hand of Louis Agassiz Fuertes, with descriptive text by Dr. H. W. Henshaw; an article by F. H. Kennard upon encouraging birds around the home, and illustrated with many photographs. There is also a wonderful article on bird migration, with numerous charts and maps showing the different routes of birds which mi grate from pole to pole, the result of lifelong study and research by Prof. Wells W. Cooke. These articles and illustrations have all been printed in the GEOGRAPHIC, and, because of the great demand, were republished in permanent book form. The edition is 5,000 only, and 1,900 copies have been already ordered follow ing the announcement last month, and further editions will not be possible; therefore order at once. Bound in brown cloth, postpaid in the United States, $I.oo; bound in full flexible leather, $2.00. (Canada or Europe, add 25 cents.) DEPARTMENT B, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, WASHINGTON, D. C.