National Geographic : 1938 Nov
BOOJKB * DELIGHTFUL TO OWN Iy^ ) IDEAL TO GIVE .... rnotograph by A. A. Alien REDWINGS FOUR DAYS OLD, AND MOSTLY APPETITE THE BOOK OF BIRDS INE hundred and fifty birds-all major species of United States and Canada m are shown in sull color in the paintings . by Allan Brooks which illuminate this magnificent two-volume work, edited by Gilbert Grosvenor and Alexander Wetmore. Among other illustrations are 228 photographs and 17 migration maps. "The Book of Birds," indexed with 3,000 specific references, contains 37 fascinat ing articles and 633 biographies-an encyclopedic wealth of bird lore for the pleasure and enlighten ment of outdoor enthusiasts and members of all households where young and old find delight in the exciting world of popular science. 738 pages, bound in green cloth covers, 7 x 104 inches. $5 the et postpaid in U.S . and Possessions;elsewhere, $5.50 Our Insect Friends and Foes and Spiders-500 in sects and spiders in exact colors; 161 monochrome illustrations; informative stories of bee, ant, beetle, bug, fly, butterfly, moth, and spider life. 252 pages, bound in tan cloth covers, 7 x 10 inches. $2.50 postpaid in U. S. and Possessions; elsewhere, $2.75 if Wotld o6 k/atute knowledge These superb books enable adult or child to know and name the living wonders and beauties of Nature. They will help you solve your Christmas gift problem, for their lifelike illustrations and simple, authoritative text appeal to all lovers of the outdoors. Economical-not priced for profit, and sent postage prepaid-they are ideal Christ mas remembrances, so unusual as to be appreciated far above the commonplace. Hunting Wild Life with Camera and Flashlight-This two-volume work by George Shiras, 3d-who originated flashlight photography of wild animals, and whose unique photographs have been awarded highest honors-is the record of 65 years' visits to the woods and waters of North America. 950 pages, illustrated with 950 of the author's flash light and daylight photographs. Blue cloth covers, 7 x 10 inches. $5 the set postpaidin U. S. and Possessions; elsewhere,$5.50 The Book of Wild Flowers-250 flowers and plants in exact color; 250 flower biographies; revised 1933. 243 pages, forest-green cloth covers, 7 x 10 inches. $3 postpaid in U. S. and Possessions;elsewhere, $3.25 Horses of the World-24 full-color pages; 72 mono chrome engravings. 118 pages, blue cloth covers, 7 x 10 inches. $1.50 postpaid in U. S . and Possessions;elsewhere, $1.75 Cattle of the World-45 subjects in full color; 94 monochrome illustrations. 142 pages, Molloy made covers, 7 x 10 inches. $1.50 postpaidin U. S. and Possessions; elsewhere, $1.75 Wild Animals of North America-127 full-color por traits; many monochrome engravings and track sketches. 254 pages, mulberry cloth covers, 7 x 10 inches. $2 postpaid in U. S. and Possessions;elsewhere, $2.25 MAP OF EUROPE WITH INDEX Now-In These Times-More Useful Than Ever! A map of timely importance; 39 x 34 inches; ten colors; shows new airlines, railways; 8,733 place names; local official names and English equiva lents wherever possible. A separate 3 1-page alphabetical index to this map makes easy the location of places prominent in world news. On map paper.. 50c in U.S. and Possessions; elsewhere, 7 5c On linen ...... .7c in U.S. and Possessions; elsewhere, $1 Index. ......... 25c in U.S. and Possessions;elsewhere, 50c POSTPAID NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, DEPT. AL, WASHINGTON, D. C.