National Geographic : 1940 May
HUNTING WID LIFE )) 1 WITH CAMERA AND FLASHLGH George Shiras 3d's Camera and Flashlight Capture Three Startled Adventurers in the Air A Superb Nature Book in Two Volumes, Illustrated with 950 Remarkable Photographs, by George Shiras, 3d THIS 950-page work by the dean of wild life photographers is the record of his 65 years' visits to the woods and waters of North America. George Shiras, 3d, whose unique photographs have won highest hon ors at home and abroad, originated flashlight photography of wild ani mals and was first to take flashlight photographs of wild animals in their natural habitats. Nine hundred and fifty of his pictures, including the prize-winning "Midnight Series," illustrate forty-three chapters of in formative and thrilling narrative in this two-volume book. Enthusiastically describing Hunt ing Wild Life with Camera and Flashlight,newspaper reviewers say: "It is a delightful book with never a dull minute from cover to cover." "George Shiras, 3d, is easily the world's foremost hunter with a camera. No snapshot of wild life ever taken by any other photo hunter begins to compare with his S................................. $5 THE SET* ............................... NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Dept. A -W, Washington, D. C . , 1940 Enclosed please find $ for which send me sets of Hunting Wild Life with Camera and Flashlight, in two volumes. (*Price: $5 in United States and Possessions; elsewhere, $5.50 . Postage prepaid. To minimize expense, it is requested that remittance accompany order.) Name Address _ .................... .... mm.... . mm.......mm. .. ... .. .. ... .. ... .. .. ... .. ... shots of deer at night." "This mon umental work would not have been possible without the extraordinary combination of an ardent lover of the out o'doors and an altruistic publisher who sacrificed any in clination for gain." The publication of these volumes and the sale of them at the nominal price of$5the setin U. S. andPos sessions ($5.50 elsewhere), is under taken by the National Geographic Society as one of its contributions to geographic knowledge. The set might reasonably be expected to sell for $20. The price of $5 is made possible because Mr. Shiras pre sented his priceless pictures to The Society, and because The Society is a non-profit-making, educational organization. For sportsmen, vacationists, and nature lovers of every age these two volumes of photographs, natural his tory, and personal adventure narra tive will be the key to greater enjoy ment of the glorious outdoor days here again. Each of the two volumes is 7x10/ inches, bound in blue-cloth covers stamped in gold. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Dept. A-W., Washington, D. C.