National Geographic : 1948 Jul
National Geographic Magazine Cumulative Index, 1899-1947-Other Beautifully Illustrated Books of Permanent Value The Master Key to Geography The treasure house of authentic information in your NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINES from 1899 through 1947 is opened for you by the new NATIONAL (EOGRA'PHIC MAGAZINE Cumulative Index. It contains 22,000 references to topical headings, places, nature subjects, authors, titles, maps, and pictures. Also included is a history of the National Geographic Society and its Magazine by Gilbert Grosvenor, with 80 illustrations. Whether you have only a few back numbers of the NATIONAI GEOGRAPHIC or all 588 of them from 1899 through 1947, this Index will enable you instantly to select and locate all published material on the subjects in which you are interested. The Magazine and Index together are the equivalent of a pictorial atlas, gazetteer, and comprehensive encyclopedia of world geography. Indispensable in homes, schools, and libraries, the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Cumulative Index is made available at less than cost as one of The Society's educational services. Blue cloth covers; 814 pages; 7 x 10 inches. $2.50 in the United Staler and elsewhere. Postage is prepaid. National Geographic Society ............. .. ...... .. 198 D)ept. E-I, W'ashington 6, 1). C. S Please send me the items indicated: PRICE EACH COPIES NAME OF BOOK InU.S. Else- DESIRED & Poss. where SNATIN Al. (;:o.a . s'c I ndex. 1899-1'l6, withli '7 supplement $2.50 $2.50 ....... Round Earth on Flat Paper.... .50 .50 . . The (randeur That Was Rome. .75 .5 .... Classic (reece and the Aegean.. .75 .85 Saboteur MIosquitoes......... .25 .35 Insignia and Decorations ....... 1.00 1.25 " r I enclose remittance of $. payable in I. S. funds. d (Io,ks to .e sent .. ,pos aid.) S Add................ .......................................................................... i i The Round Earth on Flat Paper: A fascinating, nontechnical study of cartography, tracing the evolution of map making from ancient times. Written and illustrated by Society cartographers Wellman Chamberlin and Charles E. Riddiford, its easily understood text and 117 photographs, dia grams, and maps demonstrate the properties of different map projections. An illustrated foreword by Gilbert Grosvenor describes The Society's map services and unique contributions to modern cartography. 126 pages; 7 x 10 inches. 50¢ in United Slates and elsewh/ere. The Grandeur That Was Rome: Ancient Rome at the height of its glory is portrayed in this 90-page booklet reprinted from the November, 1946, issue of the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. It features 32 paint ings in FULL COLOR, by HI. M. HIerget, depicting Roman life and customs. A page of descriptive text accompanies each painting. Two articles, 26 other illustrations, and a two-page map are also included in this companion booklet to "Classic Greece and the Aegean." 7 x 10 inches. 75¢ in United States and Por.sseions. E/.lewhere, 85¢ Classic Greece & the Aegean: 1 28 - page reprint from the March and May, 1944, issues of the NATIONAL EOGRAPHIC. Features 52 COLOR paint ings with descriptive text reconstructing life in Ancient Greece. There are 16 photographs in NATURAL COLOR, 40 in monochrome, three articles, two maps. Indispensable to students and teachers. Measuring 7 x 10 inches, the book is bound in heavy paper covers. 75¢ in United Stales and Poss,resrions. El/rewhere, 85 . Saboteur Mosquitoes: For Nature students-a reprint of "Saboteur Mosquitoes" and "Life Story of the Mosquito" from the February, 1944, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. Contains 10 coLOR paint ings from life, 18 monochrome illustrations, engross ing narrative. 31 pages, 7 x 10 inches. 25¢ in United States and Por,,ssesions. c/Elsewhere, 55 . Insignia & Decorations of U. S. Armed Forces: 2,476 FULL-COLOR reproductions and 159 mono chrome photographs illustrate this comprehensive presentation of the insignia, decorations, medals, service ribbons, and badges of the men and women in our armed forces and other official organizations that participated in the war effort of World War II. Invaluable for identifying rank, services, war decorations. Heavy-weight paper covers; 208 pages; 7 x 10 inches. $1 in '. S. & Po,,s. IE/lse'/were, $1.25. Obtainable only from the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Dept. E-B, Washington 6, D. C.