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Few, If Any, Naturalists Know More About Birds Than...

Landsborough Thomson, whose Birds : An Introduc- tion to Ornithology (Williams and Norgate, 2s.) is one of the recent additions to that excellently informative series, the......

Modern Houses Are Planned Primarily With Regard To...

convenience, and the cost of materials, and the keynote of a modern garden is " simplicity and a subtle sense of the fitness of things." It is because we understand nowadays how......

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Tun average book of verses purporting t3 be for children usually • infuriates us beyond words, perhaps because our memori e s of being " talked down to " are still as vivid as......

Two Good Hooks On Motoring Are Motoring Without Trouble...

Cranton, 6s.), by Mr. George Morland, with a short Two good hooks on motoring are Motoring without Trouble (Heath Cranton, 6s.), by Mr. George Morland, with a short preface by......

.; Mr. Reginald Belfield Is An Enthusiastic Amateur In The

art of photography. To obtain the best results, he says, it is absolutely necessary to have been trained as a painter. Given this training, photography is really an art like......

Lieutenant Muller, The Well-known Author Of My System;...

have earned the gratitude of many healthy millions of us, publishes his new book under the patronage of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. There are few things more important in the......

Mr. Edgar Wallace Has Some Singularly Delightful Pieces...

England (Hodder and Stoughton, 7s. 6d.). Possibly the best chapter is " Our Burglars," describing the ease with which crooks can enter a house. House-breakers can open even the......

General Knowledge Competition Tim Prize Of One Guinea...

Editor offers weekly for the best thirteen - General Knowledge Questions (with answers) is awarded to Mr. Arthur E. Shaw for the following : Bible Questions from the Old......