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BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS.
N. Y., Putnam's Sons, 1898 $S
Brief, clear description of land birds of eastern North America from
Florida to Greenland. Grouped by localities, as, about the house, in the woods, etc. Admirable photographic reproductions of birds and nests.Popular.
N. Y.,, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1899 $2
Life-stories of 62 species, in order of appearance during- year. Authoritative and interesting- to student and summer idler. Illustrated in colors and black and white.
N. Y.,, Scribner's Sons, 1890 $2.50
A popular account of some geological phenomena ; the illustrations and designs are of especial beauty and interest.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1895
Papers dealing- chiefly with the horse, the dog, the familiar beasts of burden, etc.
N. Y., Ginn & Co., 1884 $1.10
The author intends to give the beginner in the study of geology some general ideas concerning the action of those forces that have shaped the earth.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons,, 1895 $1.50
The book is intended, mostly, for the general reader who wishes to obtain some slight idea of some of the branches of modern science.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1894 $2.50
Treats in popular style the conflict between land and water, as.shown. on the seashore, the phenomena of icebergs and sea depths.
N. Y., Appleton, 1896 $1.50
The picture of this life drawn by Mr. Shinn is of lasting as well as of timely interest.
N. Y., Henley & Co., 1891 $1
A popular view of the theory of electricity, with analogies and examples, of its practical application in every day life.