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BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS
N. Y., Long-mans, Green & Co., 1892 $1.50
While living forms are by no means neglected in these essays, especial attention is concentrated on the less known, strange and often gigantic creatures which have now passed away forever.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1896 $1
The author, who holds a high official scientific position in Paris, is a popular writer on optics and kindred subjects.
N. Y., Appleton, 1897 $1.75
In this volume the author has led us delightfully through places away from brick walls, stone pavements and dusty, restless town.
Fords, 1895 $1.50
The book is full of bright conceits, and is capitally written.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1895 $1
" The moon " is a guide book to explorers of the lunar surface, to astronomical sight seers.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1894 $1
The marvels of animal intelligence claim now, more than ever, the attention of observers. It will be found interesting to study the present volume on this subject.
N. Y., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1890 $1. 25
Sketches of growth of science of electricity and its principal applications; avoids technical language.
N. Y., Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1898 $2
Written for those who do not know a crow from a robin — preface, descriptions, color key tables of migration, of winter birds, of aids to observation, bibliography, etc. Illustrated by E. S. Thompson, L. A. Fuertes and J. L. Ridgway.
N. Y., Dodd, Mead & Co., 1899 $1.50
The book will be a most acceptable aid to the students of natural history, not only because of the carefully written text, but for the valuable illustrations which accompany it.