National Geographic : 1911 Oct
New Scribner Publications The Wilderness of the Upper Yukon A Hunter's Explorations forWild Sheep in Sub-Arctic Mountains By CHARLES SHELL ON With 4 illustrations in color, from paintings by Carl Rungius, and 70 illustrations from photographs. $3.00 net; postage extra. The thrilling experiences in pursuit of the big game, sheep, caribou, moose, bear, etc., the delightful descriptions of mag nificent scenery, the keen and sympathetic observation of the life of the smaller animals of the region form a rare and valuable narrative. Corea: The Hermit Nation By WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS, D.D., L. H. D. Ninth edition of this standard work, revised and enlarged, bringing down the history to 1911. The Arctic Prairies By ERNEST THOMPSON SETON Plentifully illustrated with sketches, photographs, and maps by the author. About $2.00 net; postage extra. He tells of a journey-virtually one of discovery-into the so called "Barren Lands" of Northwest British America, the region of "Great Slave Lake," and partly within the Arctic Circle. The Poems of Henry Van Dyke in Complete -- in One Volume HENRY VAN DYKE has won his place among the best-read and loved of American poets. Of his earlier books of verse more than 60,000 copies have been sold. The clearness and melody of the nature-songs, the interest of the narratives, the deep feeling of the romantic and patriotic lyrics have found friends for this hopeful and human poetry, even in an age of prose. A significant event in American literature is the collec tion of his work in verse, with many new pieces, and their pub lication in this volume. With portrait, $2.00 net; postpaid,$2.20. The Spanish-American War By Rear Admiral F. E. CHADWICK This first important account of the Spanish-American War gives its complete history from the outbreak of hostilities until the treaty of peace. With maps. 2 vols. $7.00 net; postage extra. Referendum in America By ELLIS PAXSON OBERHOLTZER A new edition. $2.00oonet. Revised edition, published in view of the very general and extended discussion of the question involved, of certain new phases presented, and of the steady demand for the work. Franz Liszt By JAMES HUNEKER An absorbing study, beginning with an incisive critique and proceeding with a wonderfully diversified account of the prin cipal incidents in a romantic life. $2.00 net; postpaid $2.20. Recollections, Grave and Gay By Mrs. BURTON HARRISON $2.50 net; postpaid $2.70. Intensely interesting recollections of the South before the War, of the War itself, and of New York Society after the War. The Common People of Ancient Rome By FRANK FROST ABBOTT His treatment of political, social, economic, and literary and linguistic phases of life has a remarkable vividness. The reader feels in the current of present discussion. $1.50 net; postpaid $1.65 . CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 153 FIFT Imported Travel Books The Gateway to the Sahara By CHARLES W. FURLONG. The standard book on Tripoli and the surrounding country. The only complete serious study in English. With maps and illustrations. $2.50 net. The Customs of Old England By F. J. SNELL. Deals mainly with old customs, not only in their picturesque as pects, but in their fundamental relations to the organized life of the Middle Ages, giving special attention to all those with na tional and international signifi cance. With 17 full-page illustrations. $1.50 net. The Story of Corea By JOSEPH H. LONGPORD. A concise history from inoo years before the Christian Era to the Japanese annexation, fully descriptive of every aspect of the country, and the life led by its inhabitants. 33 illustrations and 3 maps. $3.00 net. Java, Sumatra, and Other Islands of the Dutch East Indies By A. CABATON. The first concise yet ample account of their natives, their agricultural and other resources, their administrative divisions, their antiquities, religions, and the social and political life led there. $3.00 net. Famous Castles and. alaces of Italy By E. B. D'AUVERGNE, Author of "The English Castles." He discusses the origin and structure of the time - worn strongholds that crown the Ap ennines and stud the plains of Lombardy, and relates the thrill ing romances and tragedies which have been enacted within their walls. Illustrated in color and half tone plates. $3.75 net. Argentine Plains and Andine Gla ciers By WALTER LARDEN, Lecturer at the Royal Naval Engineering College. Account of life on an Estancia and camping out in the Andes. Map and 90 illustrations. $3.75 net. My Climbing Adventures in Four Continents By SAMUEL TURNER, F.R .G .S. Climbs in Switzerland, Siberia, the Andes, New Zealand, and some very stiff pieces of rock climbing in England. Illustrated. $3.50 net. Adventure, Sport, and Travel on the Tibetan Steppes By W. N. FERGUSSON. A vivid story of a perilous journey in a hitherto unexplored region, containing valuable maps, data, and photographs of the mysterious Land of the Lolos. $4.00 net. TH AVE., NEW YORK "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."