National Geographic : 1924 Nov
Photograph by George Shiras, Srd ONE OF NATURE'S HYDROPLANES The Book of Birds By HENRY W. HENSHAW, formerly Chief, U. S. Biological Survey; 331 bird portraits by Louis Agassiz Fuertes; 70 engravings and migration maps. This Who's JWho of the Winged World-representing a lifetime study of birds by Dr. Henshaw-brings the reader into friendly contact with "Common Birds of Town and Country," "The Warblers" and "Game Birds." Others tell how to attract birds and write of and map their wonderful migrations. The perfect color reproductions of Mr. Fuertes' 331 bird portraits enable even a little child to identify bird friends at a distance. 200 pages; buckram; $3. Other Christmas Books Worth Giving Horses of the World-Major General William Harding Carter writes fascinatingly of the horse as man's working companion. 24 full-page illus trations in color by Edward Herbert Miner and 72 engravings enable one to know the many useful breeds. rzo pages; buckram; $3. The Book of Dogs-In this veritable "Bench Show" leading authorities discuss breeds of dogs and write of mankind's best friend in peace and war. Louis Agassiz Fuertes contributes excep tional full-color portraits of 100 different dogs. 11o pages; buckram; $2. The Capital of Our Country-Sixteen full-page autochrome pictures and 118 engravings make this book, written by Chief Justice Taft and other au thorities, the best visualization of Washington yet published. 154 pages; buckram; $3. Wild Animals of North America-A complete guide to four-footed life in field, forest or park, by Edward W. Nelson, Chief, U. S. Biological Survey. 127 full-color portraits by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and 86 engravings enable even a child to identify all species. 240 pages; buckram; $3. Scenes from Every Land (Fourth Series)-200 full page illustrations, many in full color, and 20,000 words of delightful description by Gilbert Grosvenor make this one of the most satisfying of travel books. zoo pages; cloth; $2. Flags of the World-1,200 flags reproduced in ex act colors and many engravings, with authoritative text by Commander Byron McCandless and Gilbert Grosvenor, make this book invaluable to all who need or like to know national, State and foreign flags. 142 pages; buckram or khaki; $2. Above prices, postpaid in U. S. Foreign mailing, 25 cents. Obtainable only from the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, WASHINGTON, D. C. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Washington, D. C.: I inclose $---__________ for which send - _ __ _ copies "Horses"; -______ copies "l)og look" -- -- copies "Our Capital"; __- --_ ___ copies "Wild Animals"; ___ copies "Flags." copies "Scenes"; Name---_________________________________. _ ______ - ----- Address --- --- --- -. ____ ______ ______ ______ ___. .. 11-24 Descriptive booklet illustrated in full color on request.