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BOOKS ON GARDEN, FIELD, AND WOOD
By Harriet L. Keeler
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OUR GARDEN FLOWERS
With 96 full-page illustrations from photographs and 186 illustrations from drawings.
Full of information, practical, tested, systematically arranged, and indexed.
With the same high intelligence, deep knowledge, remarkable thoroughness, and unique charm that made famous her other books “Our Native Trees” and “Our Northern Shrubs” — this popular study of garden flowers is written.
Says the author in her preface: “ This book is the out. come of a life-long search for a volume with which one might make a little journey into the garden, and become acquainted with the dwellers therein; their native land, their life history, their structural affiliations.” Crown 8vo, $2.00 net; postage extra
OUR NATIVE TREES With 178 full-page plates from photographs and 162 textdrawings.
“It blends the practical and poetical in a way to delight all readers." — St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Crown 8vo, $2.00 net
By Frances Theodora Parsons (Mrs. William Starr Dana) HOW TO KNOW THE WILD FLOWERS With 48 colored plates and
new black-and-white drawings. Miss C. W. Hunt, Superintendent of Children's Department, Brooklyn Public Library, says: “Get this book if you only carry one flower book on your vacation.”
$2.00 net HOW TO KNOW THE FERNS With 144 illustrations from photographs.
“The charm of this book is as pervading and enduring as is the charm of nature.” – New York Times.
“This is a notably thorough little volume. The author has mastered her subject and she treats it with authority.” – New York Tribune.
$1.50 net ACCORDING TO SEASON
With 32 full-page illustrations in color
from drawings by Elsie Louise SHAW. “An unpretentious series of talks about the flowers in the order of their appearance in the woods and fields.” — Boston Herald.
THE SEASONS IN A FLOWER GARDEN
By LOUISE SHELTON
"Brief directions on plans, planting and soil are followed by an account of the plants which thrive in the different months, with practical hints for garden work during each month. It is an excellent hand-book of garden wisdom for the inexperienced.” — Boston Herald. $1.00 net
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NEW YORK RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
The Problem of Human Life By RUDOLF EUCKEN
Third Edition Translated by W. S. Hough and W. R. Boyce Gibson
$3.00 net; postpaid, $3.30 “ The book before us is a presentation of the view of great thinkers from Plato to the present time,' and demands therefore a mastery of the theme itself, and of the way in which the deepest and most obscure thought of the world has been associated with it. It is not the purpose of this brief notice to follow this long path of light. We wish simply to indicate the comprehensive and intelligent way in which it is pursued, the thoughtfulness with which it has been wrought out, and the reward which it is sure to bring to those who pursue it in a kindred temper.” — The Dial.
The Epochs of Philosophy Edited by JOHN GRIER HIBBEN, Ph.D.
A remarkable series of thirteen volumes, written by the most distinguished authorities of the United States and Great Britain, which aims to present the significant, per manent features of philosophic thought in the chief period of its development. A work of great magnitude and scholarship.
FIRST TWO VOLUMES PUBLISHED Stoic and Epicurean
12 mo. $1.50 net; postpaid, $1.65 By R. D. HICKS, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
An illuminating comparative study of the two great schools.
“ Lucid interpretation is the outstanding merit of Stoic and Epicurean' which R. D. Hicks contributes to the valuable Epochs of Philosophy Series. The value of the study is greatly enhanced by a select bibliography.” – San Francisco Argonaut. The Philosophy of the Enlightenment 12mo. $1.50 net; postpaid, $1.65 By Prof. JOHN GRIER HIBBEN, Ph.D., LL.D., of Princeton
A book that deals with various aspects of Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Leibnitz, etc.
“ Professor Hibben's own book is scholarly, thoughtful, and readable. It not only presents clearly the views of each of the great thinkers of the Enlightenment, but it considers them in their relation to one another, showing how the thought of each grew out of the thought of his predecessors." — Nation.
The International Critical Commentary Edited by CHARLES AUGUSTUS BRIGGS, D.D.; SAMUEL ROLLES DRIVER, D.D., and ALFRED PLUMMER, D.D.
Two new volumes of this great series, in which seventeen volumes have already been published.
“ It is hardly necessary to say that this series will stand first among all English serial commentaries on the Bible." - The Biblical World.
JUST READY Chronicles
$3.00 net; postage extra By the Rev. EDWARD L. CURTIS, D.D., Professor of Hebrew, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Genesis
$3.00 net; postage extra By the Rev. JOHN SKINNER, D.D., Professor of Old Testament Language and Literature, College of Presbyterian Church of England, Cambridge, England
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS
The July SCRIBNER Theodore Roosevelt's
account of his hunting and camping near The Guaso Nyero: A River of the Equatorial Desert Illustrated with photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and others. There are very fine descriptions of the country and game in this article and the author's kindly and appreciative attitude toward his faithful black companions is thoroughly characteristic. Venice -A Sketch Illustrations reproduced in colors from
paintings by F. Hopkinson Smith by Madame Waddington gives a charming impression of the fascination and picturesqueness of this beautiful and historic Italian city.
Kate Douglas Wiggin's Story The Turning Point, is in this favorite author's most delightful vein. An article entitled Some Reflections on the Growth of the German Navy by Elmer Roberts is a most interesting contribution to the ever-present discussion of the relations between Germany and England. Italy in California An Unfinished Crime by E. C. Peixotto
by Paul van Dyke An article on the workers in the A remarkable chapter in the hisVineyards and the Fishermen. tory of Catherine de Medici.
The Very Best Fish Story
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PUTNAM'S SPRING BOOKS
Tent Life in Siberia
By GEORGE KENNAN
With 32 Full-page Nlustrations and 2 Maps. $2.50 net. This is a revised and much enlarged edition of Mr. Kennan's well-known book, which has been in steady demand for nearly forty years. The illustrations are partly from paintings by the late George A. Frost, who was Mr. Kennan's companion on two Siberian expeditions, and partly from photographs.
Recreations of a Sportsman
on the Pacific Coast By CHARLES FREDERICK HOLDER
Author of “ Life in the Open," etc. 8vo. With 80 Full-page Illustrations. $2.00 net. Mr. Holder has fished in the deep sea of the Pacific and in the mountain streams that are hidden away in the high Sierras and Cascades, protected from the rude intrusions of the crowd and accessible only to the seasoned mountaineer. The tussles he has had with game fish, retold in the dramatic style of which Mr. Holder is the master, will thrill the most phlegmatic reader.
By RENÉ DOUMIC
8vo. With Portraits. $2.75 net.
Lake George and Lake Champlain
The War Trail of the Mohawks and the Battleground of France and England in their
Contest for the Control of North America
By W. MAX REID
8vo, with 90 Full-page Illustrations. $3.50 net. Mr. Reid's new book is devoted to the history and the scenic beauty of a section of the country every inch of which is to hina familiar ground. With its history and traditions he is deeply imbued, and to be deeply imbued with such a history and with such traditions is no insignificant acquisition. There is no spot on American soil that has witnessed more battles, small and great, than these lakes, making history for two continents.
The Romance of the American Navy
and Private Armed Ships from 1775-1909
Author of “ Twenty-six Historic Ships,"
“ The Lucky Little Enterprise," etc. 8vo. With 44 Full-page Illustrations. $2.50 net. A vivid presentation of the dramatic events in which our navy has distinguished itself on the high seas, and a stirring account is given of the splendid spirit of adventure and the deep-rooted patriotism that time and again gave the American navy the advantage over the ships of its adversaries.
A Message to the Well
Crown 8vo. $1.25 net.
The Education of the Child
By ELLEN KEY
16 mo. 75 cents net.
writes: ** Nothing finer on the wise education of the child has ever been brought into print. To me this chapter is a perfect classic; it points the way straight for every parent, and it should find a place in every home in America where there is a child."
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