National Geographic : 1912 Nov
J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY'S HOLIDAY BOOKS THE 1912 TRAVEL BOOK OF ADVENTURE The Flowing Road ** ADVENTURING ON THE GREAT RIVERS OF SOUTH AMERICA By CASPAR WHITNEY Mr. Whitney's expedition to reach the unknown land at the head of the Orinocc r;ver through the unfriendly Indians, and almost impassa ble natural barriers, with only one treacherous native companion, is a chapter of travel adventure which has rarely been equaled. He also tells of his five overland and river expeditions into the heart of South America. 24 inserts and maps. 8vo. Cloth, $3.00 net. Postpaid, $3.25. The Grandeur Modern That Was Rome Dancing m By J. C. STOBART ByJ.E.CRAWFORD FLITCH, M.A. Thisis a companion book to"The Theauthordiscussestheveo Glory That Was Greece." The The authordiscusses thedevelop- author's purpose in this magnifi ment of allkinds of dancing--the cently illustrated volume has been ballet, skirt dancing, serpentin' to trace the evolution of Roman dancing, and the latest classical culture and civilization. and Russian dancing, etc.j, idhRusan ion in or and 40 Profusely illustrated. 8 vo. With 8 illustrations i n color and 40 Cloth, $7.50 net. in black and white. Large 8vo. Cloth, gilt top, $3.75 net. General Jubal A. Early Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative of the War Between the States. With Introductory Notes A MONUMENTAL WORK By R. H. EARLY. In this volume General Early has dealt with phases of the War, Thel neral manoeuvres of the troops, and plans of the leaders, which no work has heretofore covered. It is written in the conscientious style, true in Kingdom every detail, that would be expected from the pen of this veteran. SIllustrated. 8vo. Cloth, $3.50 net. Postpaid, $3.75. y By Dr. REINHARD BRAUNS Translated by Wild Life and the Camera L. J . SPENCER, M.A ., F.G.S. By A. RADCLYFFE DUGMORE, F.R.G.S. An encyclopedic and popular Author of " Camera Adventures in the African Wilds:" work treating thoroughly every This remarkable book covers certain of the fauna of America and con department of the Mineral King- tains 64 full-page illustrations of game animals i n native environments. dom. A book which will be of incalculable value and interest to sportsmen and 91 full-page plates (73 in color), lovers of natural history in this country. 275 figures in the text. 450 64 illustrations. 8vo. Cloth, $2.00 net. pages. Demy quarto. Half Morocco. $17.50 net. FINE LIMITED EDITIONS ) The Colonial Homes of Philadelphia STHE BOOK OF THE WOMAN and Its Neighbourhood QUESTION By HAROLD DONALDSON EBERLEIN E and HORACE MATHER LIPPINCOTT S The Advance This work describes Philadelphia's colo nial homes and family history, giving a pic of W omTan turesque account of the period. 72 illustrations. 8vo. Cloth, $5.00 net. By Postpaid, $5.25. Mrs. JANE JOHNSTONE CHRISTIE Old Time Belles and Cavaliers This remarkable volume treats By EDITH TUNIS SALE of the rise of the feminine from A collection of intimate[ ife histories of the ** the earliest times down to the lovely women and high-born men who were present. It is not an argument for the backbone of our nation in ColonialDays. woman's rights, but it is a most This volume might be termed "A Family convincing picture of her proper History of Colonial America." These stories place in the whole scheme of of the staunch devotion and stalwart patriot things. ism of our forefathers are nspiring reading. 12mo. Cloth, $1.50 net. Post- 62 illustrations. 8vo. Cloth,$5.00 net. paid, $1.65. Postpaid, $5.25. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."