National Geographic : 1912 May
HANDBOOK OF THE TREES OF THE NORTHERN STATES AND CANADA. PHOTO-DESCRIPTIVE BY ROMEYN BECK HOUGH Shows the fresh leaves, fruits, branchlets, and barks photographed to a scale. Distri butions are indicated by individual maps and wood-structures by photo-micrographs. Other information in text. All species of the region are covered. See sample illustrations in advertising pages of National Geographic Magazine, March to June, 1909. Price: In buckram binding, $6; in half morocco, $8, delivered. "With it one wholly unfa miliar with botany can easily identify the trees." -Melvil Dewey. "Indispensable for all stu dents of trees. " - Botanical Gazette. "Extraordinarily thorough and attractive. Its illustrations almost carry the scent and touch of the original. "-New York Times. " A perfectly delightful book. A source of inspiration to every lover of trees." -Dr. J.N. Rose. " No other book can take the place of this masterly produc tion. When you have seen it you will wonder that it is so inexpensive. " -Journal of Education. "The most satisfactory vol ume I possess on the subject, out of a total of some 250 books HANDBOOK OF TREES opened at Red Oak on this and kindred subjects." (Observe lines In background. They indicate square inches) -Dean Alvord, N. Y. " The most ideal handbook I have ever seen. A model in "Nothing but praise for the work. "-The Nation. treatment and execution. "-C. Hart Merriam. "It is doubtful if any book placed before the public in "Unique, beautiful, and extremely useful. Deserves a recent years possesses the peculiar charm of this handbook." place in the library of every tree-lover. " -The Dial. - St. Louis Lumberman. LEAF KEY TO THE TREES. BY ROMEYN BECK HOUGH A compact pocket-guide in flexible covers, convenient to carry in pocket or hand-bag when you go afield. Price, 75 cents. Included with the HANDBOOK or AMERICAN WOODS without extra charge. AMERICAN WOODS ILLUSTRATED BY ACTUAL SPECIMENS BY ROMEYN BECK HOUGH The specimens mounted in separable pages to facilitate examination, show three distinct views of grain and admit of examinationin transmitted light, thereby revealing adegree of interest, character, and beauty that is a revelation. Issued in Parts, each covering 25 species. A comprehensive text gives information as to properties, uses, habitats, etc. Price : $5 per Part, in cloth binding; $7.50 in half morocco. Sam ples of the illustrative specimens, 10 cents. The author of this work has been awarded, through the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, the special Elliott Cresscn Gold Medal on account of its production. This is the strong est of testimonials to its value, A VOLUME OF "AMERICAN WOODS" DISPLAYED Mounts of Woods for the Microscope, showing transverse, :adial, and tangential sections under a single cover-glass. Invaluable for the study of wood technology. Highly indorsed for laboratory and study. We have recently supplied 1,500 to a single school. Mounts of Woods for Stereopticon and Stereopticon Views of Trees, their characteristic fresh Leaves, Flowers, Fruits, Barks, and Branchlets. Invaluable for illustrating lectures or talks on trees. Specimen pages and fuller information furnished on request. Let us make a shipment to you on approval. ROMEYN B. HOUGH COMPANY, LOWVILLE, N. Y. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."