If Each book deals with a separate subject and deals with it thoroughly. If you want to know anything about Airedales an Q U T'l N O HANDBOOK gives you all you want. If it's Apple Growing, another Q UT'l NQ HANDBOOK meets your need. The Fisherman, the Camper, the Poultry-raiser, the Automobilist, the Horseman, all varieties of outdoor enthusiasts, will find separate volumes for their separate interests. There is no waste space. ^ The series is based on the plan of one subject to a book and each book complete. The authors are experts. Each book has been specially prepared for this series and all are published in uniform style, flexible cloth binding, selling at the fixed price of seventy cents per copy. €][ Two hundred titles are projected. The series covers all phases of outdoor life, from bee-keeping to big game shooting. Among the books now ready are those described on the following pages.
By Williams Haynes. The book opens with a short chapter on the origin and development of the Airedale, as a distinctive breed. The author then takes up the problems of type as bearing on the selection of the dog, breeding, training and use. The book is designed for the non-professional dog fancier, who wishes common sense advice which does not involve elaborate preparation or expenditure. Chapters are included on the care of the dog in the kennel and simple remedies for ordinary diseases.
A splendid book on the breed and should be in the hands of every owner of an Airedale whether novice or breeder.>y—The Kennel Review.
"It ought to be read and studied by every Airedale owner and admirer."—Howard Keeler, Airedale Farm Kennels.
By M. C. Burritt. Mr. Burritt takes up the question of the profit in apple growing, the various kinds best suited to different parts of the country and different conditions of soil, topography, and so on. He discusses also the most approved methods of planning a new orchard and takes up in detail the problems connected with the cultivation, fertilization, and pruning. The book contains chapters on the restoration of old orchards, the care of the trees, their protection against various insect-enemies and blight, and the most approved method of harvesting, handling and storing the fruit.
Its Selection, Care and Use. By Robert Sloss. This is a plain, practical discussion of the things that every man needs to know if he is to buy the right car and get the most out of it. The various details of operation and care are given in simple, intelligent terms. From it the car owner can easily learn the mechanism of his motor and the art of locating motor trouble, as well as how to use his car for the greatest pleasure. A chapter is included on building garages. "// is the one book dealing with autos, that gives reliable information."—The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Herald.
By Charles S. Moody, M.D. A handy book for the prudent lover of the woods who doesn't expect to be ill but believes in being on the safe side. Common-sense methods for the treatment of the ordinary wounds and accidents are described—setting a broken limb, reducing a dislocation, caring for burns, cuts, etc. Practical remedies for camp diseases are recommended, as well as the ordinary indications of the most probable ailments. In eludes a list of the necessary medical and surgical supplies.
The manager of a mine in Nome, Alaska, writes as follows: '*/ have been on the trail for years (twelve in the Klondike and Alaska) and have always wanted just such a book as Dr. Moody's 'Backwoods Surgery and Medicine".
By Horace Kephart. "The less a man carries in his pack, the more he must carry in his head," says Mr. Kephart. This book tells what a man should carry in both pack and head. Every step is traced—the selection of provisions and utensils, with the kind and quantity of each, the preparation of game, the building of fires the cooking of every conceivable kind of food that the camp outfit or woods, fields, or streams may provide—even to the making of desserts. Every receipt is the result of hard practice and long experience. Every recipe has been carefully tested. It is the book for the man who wants to dine well and wholesomely, but in true wilderness fashion without reliance on grocery stores or elaborate camp outfits. It is v adapted equally well to the trips of every length and to all conditions of climate, season or country; the best possible companion for one who wants to travel light and live well. The chapter headings tell their own story. Provisions—Utensils—Fires—Dressing and Keeping Game and Fish— Meat—Game—Fish and Shell Fish—Cured Meats, etc.—Eggs—Bread-stuffs and Cereals—Vegetables—Soups—Beverages and Desserts. "Scores of new hints may he obtained by the housekeeper as welt as the camper from Camp Cookery."—Portland Oregonian.
"I am inclined to think that the advice contained in Mr. KepharVs book is to be relied on. I had to stop reading his receipts for cooking wild fowl—they made me hungry.y 1 —New York Herald.
"The most useful and valuable book to the camper yet published."—Grand %apids Herald. "Camp Cookery is destined to be in the kit of every tent dweller in the country."—Edwin Markham in the San Francisco Examiner.
By Oliver Kemp. A working guide for the man who wants to know how to make a temporary shelter in the woods against the storm or cold. This describes the making of lean-tos, brush shelters, snow shelters, the utilization of the canoe, and so forth. Practically the only tools required are a stout knife or a pocket axe, and Mr. Kemp shows how one may make shift even without these implements. More elaborate camps and log cabins, also, are described and detailed plans reproduced. Illustrated with drawings by the author.
By Dr. Woods Hutchinson. Dr. Hutchinson takes the common-sense view that the greatest problem in exercise for most of us is to get enough of the right kind. The greatest error in exercise is not to take enough, and the greatest danger in athletics is in giving them up. The Chapter heads are illuminating. Errors in Exercise—Exercise and the Heart—Muscle Maketh Man—The Danger of Stopping Athletics—Exercise that Rests. It is written in a direct matter-of-fact manner with an avoidance of medical terms, and a strong emphasis on the rational, all-round manner of living that is best calculated to bring a man to a ripe old age with little illness or consciousness of body weakness.
"It contains good physiology as well as good common sense, written by an acute observer and a logical reasoner, who has the courage of his convictions and is a master of English style."—D. A. Sargent, M. T>., Sargent School for Physical Education.
"One of the most readable books ever written on physical exercise." —Luther H. Gulick, M. D., Department of Child Hygiene, Russell Sage Foundation. "A little book for the busy man written in brilliant style." —Kansas City Star.