26 MARCH 1927, Page 35

One of the latest additions to the Home Uri ;ersity

Library of Modern Knowledge series is a useful little book on Trees by Mr. Macgregor Skenc (Williams and Norgate. 2s.). The chapter on architecture—" the expression of the way in which the tree's branch system spreads the foliage to the light "—is particularly interesting, and there is also a brief descriptive chapter on the trees more commonly met with in Britain.