National Geographic : 1912 Nov
The Most Interesting and Important of New Geographic Books Karakoram and Western Himalaya An Account of the Expedition of 1.R.1. Prince Luigi Amadeo of Savoy Duke of the Abruzzi BY FILIPPO de FILIPPI, F. R. G. S. Author of "Ruwenzori." The first of two handsomely bound volumes contains the splendid narrative of the struggle to obtain the terrible heights of the hitherto unexplored wastes of the Karakoram. In the second volume are reproduced in photo gravure the multitude of superb photographs taken by Cav. Vittorio Sella who accompanied the expedition. As a readable narrative of adventure, a record of scientific investigations of great importance, and a collection of majestic mountain views, it is entitled from any point of view to rank as the most beautiful and important book of the year on exploration and topographical investigations. In two crown 4to volumes. Superbly illustrated. The set, $z5.oo net. By the Same Author. Ruwenzori. An account of the Expedition of Prince Luigi Amadeo of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi, to the Equatorial Snow Ranges of Central Africa. II lustrated with maps, plates, views, and panoramas H. R. H. THE DUKE OF THE ABRUZZI from photographs by Cav. Vittorio Sella. Cloth, large8vo, gilt top, profusely illustrated. $6.00 net. Among Other Notable Books of IllustratedSport, Travel, Exploration, Etc. Animal Life in Africa. By J. STEVENSON HAMILTON. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Cloth, 8vo. Profusely illustrated. $5.00 net. "An immense amount of most interesting zoological knowledge is presented systematically, aided by hundreds of photographs . . . A man interested in African sport, zoology, or travel will find it an exceedingly valuable and interesting book." -Literary Digest. The Land That is Desolate. By Sir FREDERICK TREVES, Bart. An account of a tour in Palestine. With illustrations from photographs by the author, and a map. Ready in November. Small royal 8vo. $3.00 net. The Cradle of the Deep. By Sir FREDERICK TREVES. A new edition of his account of a voyage to the West Indies. Illustrated. 8vo. $2.50 net. The North-west Passage. By ROALD AMUNDSEN. 139 illustrations,3 maps, and 2 volumes. Royal 8vo. $8.00 net. The new Catalogue of Dutton's Holiday Publications, which contains descriptions of books of travel in many parts of the world, will be sent you upon request. Mention The National Geographic Magazine when writing for a copy. E. P. DUTTON & COMPANY 31 Westenty-third St.YORK "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."