National Geographic : 1973 Oct
TIME presents .The American Wilderness WILD ALASKA THE NORTHEAST America's last frontier-a COAST land of three million lakes, from storm-racked Maine 119 million acres of forest, to Newfoundland ... home and still 99 per cent of the harp seal, the clown uninhabited. like puffin, other fascinating shoreline creatures. THE NORTH WOODS | from northern Minnesota to Lake Athabasca in Canada ... where beaver, moose, wolves and other animals roam the stands of lofty pines and glades of birch and aspen. O) UK. - - - . ... . . J -6L, 1 U . - - - 1., . As your introduction, explore The High Sierra Free for 10 days Just detach entire flap, then fold, seal and mail. No stamp or envelope is needed. ) The wilderness areas that lie in and around the United States of America are one of our greatest treasures. The mountains, the forests, the shorelines and other sanctuaries are priceless not only as preserves where wild plants and animals can flourish, but also as a source of spiritual refreshment for you. Now you and others in your family can enjoy the wilderness all year long and explore it extensively in THE AMERICAN WILDERNESS, a spectacular series by TIME-LIFE BOOKS. As a subscriber, you'll experience through words and pictures the scenic de lights, the natural history, the flora and fauna of some of the world's most inspiring natural wonderlands. You'll visit Wild Alaska, home of the world's largest bears, and of wolves that eat 25 pounds at one feed ing... The Northeast Coast, teeming with fascinating life forms at the border where ocean meets forest... The Grand Canyon, which slices a mile into the earth's crust, revealing rocks that are two billion years old... The North Woods, where the tall, dark trees march up into Canada from the northern edge of Min nesota... The Atlantic Beaches, from Boston to North Carolina, where the tides and wind are constantly re shaping the shoreline... Baja California, where ruined missions, bleached bones and abandoned mines give evidence of man's unsuccessful efforts to triumph over inhospitable nature. And other books in the series will take you to many other wondrous wilderness areas. Explore The High Sierra for 10 days FREE To start your journey through THE AMERICAN WILDERNESS accept, for a 10-day free examination, the introductory volume in the series, The High Sierra. Explore the Sierra's 400 miles of cliffs and forests and meadows... home of the giant redwoods, the site of spectacular Yosemite, and a last stronghold of the West's big cats. Then decide if you want to keep The High Sierra. You may do so for only $5.95 plus shipping and han dling, or you may return it within 10 days with no fur ther obligation. If you keep The High Sierra, we will send you other volumes in the series as described on the reply form. There is no obligation for you to buy any of these books, and you may cancel your subscription at any time. To get The High Sierra for free 10-day examination, use the special order form at right. If form is missing, write TIME-LIFE BOOKS, Dept. 2306, Time & Life Building, Chicago, Ill. 60611. aays tnrougn The High Sierra * 40,000 words of text * written by avid outdoorsman Ezra Bowen with noted conservationist Martin Litton as consultant * 9 by 103/s inches, hardbound, 184 pages * More than 100 illustrations-photographs, paintings, maps, including 87 pages in full color. Detach this entire flap, fill out portion below, fold down on center line and seal at bottom by taping or stapling. Then mail-no stamp or envelope needed. L------------------------------------" Fold on this line S TIME * TIME-LIFE BOOKS BOOKS Time & Life Building, Chicago, III. 60611 Yes, I would like to examine The High Sierra. Please send it to me for free 10-day examination and enter my subscription to THE AMERICAN WILDERNESS. If I decide to keep The High Sierra, I will pay $5.95 ($6.95 in Canada) plus shipping and handling. I then will receive future volumes in THE AMERICAN WILDERNESS series, shipped a volume at a time every other month. Each is $5.95 ($6.95 in Canada) plus shipping and han dling and comes on a 10-day free-examination basis. There is no minimum number of books that I must buy. I may cancel my subscription at any time simply by no tifying you. If I do not choose to keep The High Sierra, I will return the book within 10 days, my subscription for future vol umes will be canceled and I will not be under any further obligation. 2307 Print Name Address City State Zip Canadian residents: Please mail this form in an envelope. Schools and libraries: Order Library Style Bindings from Silver Burdett Com pany, Morristown, N.J. 07960. Eligible for Titles I, II funds.