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N. Y., Appleton, 1882 $1.50
Deserves to take a permanent place in the literature of youth.
N. Y., Century Co., 1894 $1.50
A description of the mountains, glaciers, glacial meadows, forest animals, of Sierra Nevada mountains.
N. Y.,, Putnam's Sons, 1892 $3
The fruit of long investigation in this important field of historic research, this account has an adequacy and ripeness of view which will carry great weight.
N. Y., Henry Holt, 1886 $1
An interesting book on the life and adventures of a honey bee.
Parsons, Mrs. F. T. (Dana.) How to know the ferns..
N. Y.,, Scribner's Sons,, 1899 net, $1.50
Excellent popular guide. Gives scientific names and descriptions, followed by informal description, reminiscence and quotation. Well illustrated and indexed.
N. Y., Appleton, 1894 $3
The intention of this volume is to give the American people a concise narrative of the natural resources of their own country, in all their numerous forms.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1894 $2
This narrative is replete with interesting anecdote, and represents the result of actual experience.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, n. d. $3.75
The object of this work is to inspire, and extend to the utmost, a taste for natural science.
N. Y., Putnam's Sons, 1894 $2.50
- (and others.) Half hour recreation in popular science..
Bost., Estes & Lauriat, 1879 $2.50
N. Y., Appleton, $1.7S 1895
A compact and carefully arranged volume on general science.