National Geographic : 1919 Nov
Your reading problem solved by Dr. Eliot of Harvard HOW can you gain, in just a few delightful minutes' reading each day, that knowledge of a few truly great books which will distinguish you always as a well-read man or woman ? How can you, by reading, acquire a deep and true conception of human nature and human affairs? How are you to become well versed in those niceties no less than in those funda mentals of life which you can know only by carefully selected reading, never by random reading? It is that question, of so much im portance to you, as it is to every thinking person, that you will find answered in the booklet describing DR. ELIOT'S FIVE-FOOT SHELF OF BOOKS It tells you what few great books-biog raphies, histories, novels, dramas, poems, books of science and travel, philosophy and religion-picture the progress of civil ization, and, as Dr. Eliot says, "enrich, re fine, and fertilize the mind." Every well-informed man and woman should at least know something about this famous library. The free booklet tells about it-how Dr. Eliot has put into his Five-Foot Shelf "the books essential to the Twentieth Century idea of a cultivated person," how he has so arranged these books that even fifteen minutes a day is enough, how, in these pleasant moments of spare time, by using the reading courses Dr. Eliot has provided, you can get the knowledge of literature and life, the culture, the broad viewpoint that progress in every walk of life demands today. "For me," wrote one man, "your little free book meant a big step forward, and it showed me besides the way to a vast new world of pleasure." Every reader of The National Geographic Magazine is invited to have free a copy of this handsome and entertaining little book which is being distributed to acquaint people with Dr. Eliot's Five-Foot Shelf of Books. Merely mail the coupon today. Have a copy free N Geog 11-19 P. F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 416 W. 13th St., N.Y. By mail, absolutely free and without obligation, please send me the little guide-book to the most famous books in the world, describing Dr. Eliot's Five-Foot Shelf of Books, and containing the plan of reading recommended by Dr. Eliot of Harvard. Name--- ..- - ----------------------------- Address .---------------------------------------------------- "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"