National Geographic : 1953 Oct
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Books in Natural Color Stalking Birds with Color Camera M ANY SECRETS of our avian friends are revealed in this unique book. Acclaimed by reviewers and thousands of bird lovers, it represents a revolution in wildlife illustration. In 189 pages of NATURAL Cc)LOR there are 331 photographs, many in full-page size. Most of them were taken within arm's reach of the wild subjects. They include 1/5000-second flash pictures catching minute details of bird flight. This beautiful book is a result of Dr. Arthur A. Allen's manv years of notable research and expeditions, sponsored in great part by the National (;eographic Society. Edited by I)Dr. Gilbert Gros venor, it is not just another "bird guide," but a treasure of "inside information' on our feathered neighbors. As the first cost was borne by the NATIONAL G(;EOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, this 328-page book is only $7.50 in U. S . & Poss.; elsewhere, $7.75 in U. S. funds. 4 Arthur A. Allen Stalked a Barn Owl with Startling Effect on Color Film Postpaid. Rich, green covers, 7" x 10'". © N.G.S. L, .andlocked Salmon. Painted by Walter A. Weber for The Book of Fishsa The Book of Fishes F YOU HAVE NEVER wet a fly or I cast a plug, the new 1952 edition of The Book of F'iher will open a fascinating new world to you. If you are an ardently addicted rod-and-reel veteran, it will add extra pleasure to your sport. Its 340 pages are an intensely inter esting search into habits and life cycles beneath the waves, where countless hosts of creatures-some incredibly weird live in a savage realm of eat and be eaten. It is packed with high adventure as well as practical hints on game fishing. 4 A grand total of 159 FU.I .- co)LOR pages bring you 110 CO.LOR PAINTINGS and 24 CO i.(LO IPHOTOGRAPHS-with biographies - identifying 236 species of game and food fishes and other aquatic life in United States salt and fresh waters. A delight to read and to own, The Book oJ Fix,hex, edited by Dr. John Oliver La Gorce, is bound in maroon and gray 7"x10 " ''. Because first cost Xwas borne ,v The Magazine, it is modestly priced at $6.50 in U. S . & Poss.; else where, $6.75, U. S. funds. Postpaid. --- -- -~ -- - --- -- -- - ------ --- -- ~- -- -- - - ---- ~----- ------ ---- National (;Geographic Society, I)epartment F-V, Washington 6, 1). C. . ................. 19..... Enclosed please find $.......... for which send me: ............ copies of "Stalking Birds with Color Cnamera" (87.50 in U. S. & Poss.: elsewhere, $7.75 in U. S. funds. Postpaid). ............ copies of "'lThe Book of Fishes" (86.51)in U. S . & Poss.: elsewhere. $6.75 in U. S. funds. PIostpaid). N am e ............................................ ......... . Address........................................................ Obtainable only from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY Dept. F-V, Washington 6, D. C.