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A LIST OF BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR NATURE STUDENTS

MAMMALS OF THE ADIRONDACKS

BY C. HART MERRIAM, M.D., Henry Holt & Co., New York City. Price, $2.00

HANDBOOK OF BIRDS OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA

BY FRANK M. CHAPMAN, D. Appleton & Co., New York City. Price, $3.00

HANDBOOK OF BIRDS OF WESTERN UNITED STATES

FLORENCE MERRIAM BAILEY, Honghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston, Mass. Price, $3.50

THE NATURE LIBRARY

Published by Doubleday, Page & Co. Sold by subscription. Price on application.

Volume I contains the general introduction to the library, by John Burroughs, and Neltje Blanchan gives an introductory acquaintance with 150 birds usually found in the gardens, meadows, and woods about our homes. The birds are classified in five different ways, making identification immediately pos- sible without technical knowledge. There are 48 plates in colors, and i6in black-and-white.

Volume II, by Neltje Blanchan, is devoted to "Birds that Hunt and are Hunted." G. O. Shields has written the introduction to this account of 170 birds of prey, game birds, and waterfowl. 64 color plates and 16 plates in black-and-white.

Volume III, by A. Radclyffe Dugmore, is a complete manual of bird's-nests, eggs, and breeding habits, containing also valuable hints on nature photography, by an author whose intimate photographs of bird life have made him famous. 16 color plates and 82 other pictures.

Volume IV is the only book which sums up in popular form the mass of new knowledge about American mammals which ..text continues