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CATALOGUE OF BOOKS.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1897 $1
It is an interesting, popular, yet authoritative presentation.
Wash, and Chic., Griggs & Co., 1874 $3.50
The main purpose of this book is to describe the mound builders.
Longmans, Green & Co., 1894 $2.50
The aim is to give such an outline of natural history as may form a safe foundation for the future study of any branch of the science.
N. Y., Putnam's Sons, 1893, 2 v. $3.50
They all teach excellent lessons in a graceful, beguiling manner, and have for young people the same attraction as fairy tales.
N. Y., Macmillan & Co., 1894 $1.25
Readers can hardly fail to find in this volume some facts that are new to them, some suggestions of a wider interpretation or some fresh cause for intelligent wonder.
N. Y., Cassell & Co., 1895 $1.50
Sources and disposition of dust ; animal and vegetable scavengers ; refuse and its uses.
N. Y., Macmillan, 1894 $1.75
Sketch of early history of astronomy, spectrum analysis, and the starry universe, presented in a popular and pleasing manner.
Lond., Lockwood, 1893 16d
The object of the book is not to propound any new hypothesis, but simply to explain and discuss theories which have been supported by well known astronomers.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1896 $1
A popular account of the "life of the earth," and a very interesting one.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1897 $1.75
The present edition of this standard work is printed from new plates, and contains new maps and appendices, bringing in the most recent scientific data.