National Geographic : 1938 Jun
THE FIRST Comprehensive Work Ever Published with All Major Species of Birds of the United States and Canada Shown in FULL COLOR OSPREY BRINGS HOME A FISH NEW BOOK OF BIRDS Especially now that summer is here, sports men, Nature students, and all outdoor enthusi asts will find boundless delight in the National Geographic Society's 738-page Book of Birds a magnificent work in two volumes portraying many aspects of beauty, mystery, and entertain ing fact from the far-flung kingdom of birds. Edited by Gilbert Grosvenor and Alexander Wetmore, this encyclopedic book contains 37 fascinating articles and 633 biographies illus trated with 228 photographs, 17 migration maps, and 204 pages of full-color plates showing 950 birds painted by Allan Brooks. Bound in green cloth covers, 7 x 104 inches. $5 the set of two volumes, completely indexed, postpaid in U.S. and Possessions; elsewhere, 50c extra. ...................... $5 THE SET*.... ............ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Dept. AJ, Washington, D. C. EXCERPTS FROM REVIEWS OF "THE BOOK OF BIRDS" "Best possible tribute to these books was paid by a friend of the reviewer who, when shown them, offered double their price on the spot for them."-Photography (London, England) "Here the birds of an entire continent meet." The New York Herald Tribune "Occasionally a book comes along which a reviewer can recommend without reserve. Such a book is the two-volume edition of 'The Book of Birds'." -TheBirmingham News-Age-Herald "Never before a set of books like these!"-The Seattle Post-Intelligencer "A price of $20.00 a set would be reasonable for these books, were The Society organized for profit . . ."-The ProfessionalPhotographer 1938 Enclosed please find $ for which send me sets of the new Book of Birds in two volumes. [*Sold at cost price of $5 the set, postpaid in United States and Possessions; elsewhere, 50¢ additional.] Name_ Address_ Photograph by A. A . Allen A FORTUNATE CHILD WINS THE CONFIDENCE OF WAXWINGS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, DEPT. AJ, Washington, D.C.