National Geographic : 1912 Oct
Encyclopaedia Making is Now at an End! For twenty years Encyclopaedia publishers have been trying to produce a Loose-Leaf Encyclo paedia-knowing this to be the only way to keep an Encyclopaedia always up to date and have a work that would NEVER GROW OLD. The great difficulty has been to invent a Loose-Leaf binder that would be appropriate for a library volume. &Research Bureau for Special Information Bound in 12 Handsome Volumes In 1907, Thomas Nelson & Sons-established Reg. U.S. Pat. Ofice. for over a hundred years in Edinburgh, Scot land-perfected and patented a Loose-Leaf Binder, a volume so practicable that by simply turning a nut the pages are loosened, when the I iold and obsolete pages can be easily removed SSand the new pages substituted. The publishers issue to subscribers, twice a year, not less H/ than 250 revised pages-in March and in Oc tober-thereby making Nelson's Encyclopaedia always new and abreast of the times. By means of the Loose-Leaf binding device, Nel son's Encyclopedia contains the very latest That Little Bar and Nut hassolved the problem. information, while all other Encyclopedias It has put all other Encyclopaedias out of date! quickly grow old. NELSON'S IS THE ONLY AUTHENTIC AND have at your command-positively guaranteed to you RELIABLE ENCYCLOPEDIA because it is the only all the available information and knowledge of the one that is new and can be kept new. world. NELSON'S RESEARCH BUREAU supplies- Upwards of a million dollars have been spent and FREE-any special information required by owners more than 1,2oo specialists in all parts of the world of Nelson's Encyclopedia the ONLY institution of engaged to make Nelson's the supreme authority for its kind in the world! those who know or who want to know. Nelson's has With NELSON'S LOOSE-LEAF ENCYCLOPE- been approved and adopted as an authority by U. S. DIA and the services of NELSON'S RESEARCH Government Departments, Universities, Colleges, Li BUREAU FOR SPECIAL INFORMATION you braries, and School Boards throughout the country. NELSON'S contains a complete account of the Republican, Democratic, and Progressive National Conventions of 1912, with the National Platforms. If You Buy NELSON'S You will Never Need to Buy Another Following are among the U. S. Departments and Colleges now using Nelson's: Bureau of Chemistry War Department University of California Reclamation Service Department of Justice Indian Bureau University of Michigan Chief Signal Office Commerce and Labor Bureau of Corporations Weather Bureau Harvard University / Department of State National Museum Library Navy Department Knox College Cornell University University of Rochester Army Service School Public Librares NELSON'S ENCYCLOPEDIA is endorsed by newspapers, magazines, scholars, and literary work- # Dept. ers in all parts of the world. Following are a few examples of thousands on file: I 27-K,. J. G. Schurman, President of Cornell University, The New York Times says: "Nelson's / says: "I have made constant use of my set of your never grows old, is never antiquated. Encyclopedia and find it pre-eminently satisfactory It will give answer years after its pub- Before decide Encyclopaedia and find it pre-eminently satisfactory, lication to the most modern of que- on any Encyclo The Review of Reviews says: "Nelson's is used as ries." I paedia,pleasesend the authority in our Editorial Rooms." The New York Independent says: I me portfolio con "It is safe to say that the owners p laming sample pages The New York Evening Post says: "All in all, the of Nelson's are the only ones andfull information treatment of the subject-matter in Nelson's is an ad- whose Encyclopaedia contains in regard to Nelson's mirable example of compression, and fulfils to an accounts of recent events. Loose-Leaf Perpetual unusual degree the purpose of the editors." We find it indispensable." s Encyclopaedia and Re search Bureau for Special EXCHANGE A liberal allowance will be made on old Encyclo- Information. This incurs no paedias to apply as part payment on Nelson's. I obligation whateveron my part. I THOMAS NELSON & SONS Name............................... Publishers Since 1798 / Address............................... Dept. 27 K, Fourth Ave. Bldg., Cor. 27th St., N. Y. City City.............................State.......... "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."