National Geographic : 1934 Dec
Sfor Christmas, 1934 Even the Very-Hard-to-Suit Friends on Your Christmas List W ill Find Pleasure and Interest in One or More of These Color-Illustrated Nature Books, Published by the National Geographic Society. THE BOOK OF BIRDS 331 full-color portraits . . . 12 bird migration maps . . . 252 pages. IN THIS revised volume by the late Henry W. Henshaw, formerly Chief of the United States Biological Survey, the reader gains an intimate knowledge of "Common Birds of Town and Country," "The Warblers," and "American Game Birds." Other fascinating chapters on "How Birds Can Take Their Own Por traits" and "Banding Migratory Birds," with Louis Agassiz Fuertes' superb paint ings, make a valuable encyclopedia of bird-lore. Royal Octavo(10 x7 in.), Molloy-made Binding, $2.00 . THE BOOK OF WILD FLOWERS 250 flowers and plants in exact color . . . 250 flower biographies . . . 243 pages . .. Revised 1933. THIS "Who's Who" of wild flowers and shrubs, by William Joseph Showalter and other authorities, brings us popular and in formative flower "biographies" which add to our enjoyment of every blossom, leaf, and bush. The accompanying paintings by Mary E. Eaton, and micro-paintings by E.J. Geske, of 250 familiar varieties of plants are of such exquisite fidelity that even a child may identify them. Royal Octavo (10 x 7 in.), Forest Green Cloth Binding, $3.00. THE BOOK OF DOGS 102 dog portraits in color . . . Diagram of points . .. 109 pages 38 engravings. THns intimate study of "Mankind's Best Friend" is a valuable guide for those wishing to choose hunting aid, dog guardian, or playmate for home, estate or farm, or to know and classify the aristocrats of the canineworld. In it leading authorities give complete information about breeds and points. Superb and unusual full-color * paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Hashime Murayama illustrate this volume. Royal Octavo(10x7 in.), Molloy-made Binding, $1.00 . THE BOOK OF FISHES 92 subjects in full color . . . 134 unusual engravings . . . 243 pages. WHETHER you cast hook or fly in brook, lake, or sea-if you love Nature's exquisite colorations, you will find delight in the color p portraits of fishes in action, by Hashime Murayama; the fish biog raphies; and the readable articles in this unique book on game fishes, food fishes, shellfish, and curious citizens of American ocean shores, lakes, and rivers, by John Oliver La Gorce and other authorities. Royal Octavo (10 x 7 in.), Molloy-made Binding, $2.00 .