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Evans, Frederick Noble.

JWP Town improvement; a review of the principles by which physical improvement in the town or city may be accomplished, with observations as to the effect of such improvement upon the life of the community. 1919. Appleton. $2.75.

"Any public-spirited citizen desirous of the improvement of his home town may find in this work an outline of methods on which to proceed."-American review of reviews. Brailsford, Henry Noel.

2JZ The covenant of peace; an essay on the league of nations; with an introduction by Herbert Croly. 1919. B. W. Huebsch, N. Y. $.25. This essay was awarded the £100 prize offered by the English review.

Powell, Lyman Pierson, and Hodgins, F. B., comp.


America and the league of nations; addresses in Europe, Woodrow Wilson. 1919. Rand, McNally. $1.00. (Patriotism through literature.)

Sayre, Francis Bowes.


Experiments in international administration. 1919. Harper. $1.50. "The facts here presented have never before been brought together in a single volume."-American review of reviews.


Brown, Lawrason.


Rules for recovery from pulmonary tuberculosis; a layman's handbook of treatment. 3d ed., thoroughly rev. 1919. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia. $1.25. French, Roy Leon.

QN Home care of consumptives; with 27 illustrations. 1916. Putnam. $1.00.

"An appendix gives the names of manufacturers of invalid supplies useful in tuberculosis. At the end of the chapter 'Change of climate' a list is given of different states in which conditions are favorable, and addresses to which to write."-Cleveland Open shelf. Galbreath, Thomas Crawford.


T. B.; playing the lone game consumption. 1918. Journal of the outdoor life publishing company, N. Y. $.25. Hawes, John Bromham.


Consumption; what it is and what to do about it. 2d new and enl. ed. 1916. Small, Maynard. $.75. (Welfare series.) King, Dougall MacDougall.


The battle with tuberculosis and how to win it; a book for the patient and his friends. 1917. Lippincott. $1.50.

"It is probably the first book ever written which turns the discussion of a dreaded malady into a military romance of thrilling interest. The book will bring hope and cheer to thousands of homes. It deserves a wide advertisement from pulpit and press and should be found in every public library in the land."-Boston transcript.


Bond, Alexander Russell.

Inventions of the great war. 1919. Century. $1.75.


Miller, Warren Hastings.


The American hunting dog, modern strains of bird dogs and hounds, and their field training. 1919. George H. Doran company, N. Y. $2.50.

McWane, Robert Crockett.


Pipe and the public welfare. 1917. The Stirling press, N. Y. $1.00. Kinnicutt, Leonard Parker, and others.


Sewage disposal. 2d ed. 1919. Wiley. $3.00.

Davis, Arthur Powell.


Irrigation works constructed by the United States government.
1917. Wiley. $4.50.

"Within less than fifteen years after the date of the first enabling legislation, the
U. S. reclamation service expended about $100,000,000 on the construction of various irrigation
systems scattered over our vast western domain.
Arthur P. Davis, chief engineer
of the U. S. reclamation service, has described twenty-one of the twenty-five projects in
the volume under consideration."-Book review digest.
Brokaw, Harry Clifford, and Starr, C. A.


Putnam's automobile handbook; the care and management of the
modern motor-car. 1918. Putnam. $1.90.
Collins, Hubert Edwin.
Pipes and piping.
(Power handbooks.)
Neubecker, William.


Kinks and labor saving methods for sheet metal workers. Original
means and devices successfully employed by sheet metal tradesmen
for expediting work and saving material. 2v. 1918. Sheet metal
publication company, N. Y. $2.00.

Bigwood, George.


Cotton. 1919. Holt. $1.60. (Staple trades and industries.)

1908. Hill publishing company, N. Y. $1.00.


Brown, Harold Warner.


Electrical equipment, its selection and arrangement, with special
reference to factories, shops and industrial plants. 1917. McGraw-
Hill book company, N. Y. $2.00.
Cook, Arthur Leroy.


Interior wiring and systems for electric light and power service;
a manual of practice for electrical workers, contractors, architects
and schools. 1917. Wiley. $2.00.

"Practical and free from troublesome mathematics. A wealth of clearly expressed and
definite information and instruction compressed into a volume of pocket size."-New York
public library New technical books.

Pagé, Victor Wilfred.


Storage batteries simplified, operating principles-care and indus-
trial applications; a complete, non-technical but authoritative treatise
discussing the development of the modern storage battery, outlining
the basic operation of the leading types; also the methods of con-
struction, charging, maintenance and repair. All practical applica-
tions of commercial batteries are shown and described. Includes spe-
cial instructions for care and repair of automobile batteries and glos-
sary of terms. This book has been written with the co-operation of
the leading American storage battery makers. Thoroughly illus-
trated with special charts, diagrams and photographs. 1919. Norman
W. Henley publishing company, N. Y.
Croft, Terrell Williams.



1917. McGraw-Hill book com-

Practical electric illumination.

pany, N. Y. $2.00.

"Non-technical explanation of light, how it is produced and propagated, the significance
of units used in every day illumination work, and a discussion of actual illumination
problems and their solutions."-Booklist.

Crocker, Francis Bacon, and Arendt, Morton.


Electric motors, their action, control and application. 2d ed., rev.
and enl. 1914. Van Nostrand.
Croft, Terrell Williams.



Central stations. 1917. McGraw-Hill book company, N. Y. $2.50.
"An excellent illustrated book on the generation, transmission and distribution of


1914. D. Williams company, N.


Kelly, Albanis Ashmun.


The expert interior decorator; a manual of reference for the expert
decorator and instruction for the beginner in the art of painting and
decorating the walls of private residences, public buildings, churches,
halls, lodge rooms, etc. 1917. A. A. Kelly, Malvern, Pa. $3.00.
Kelly, Albanis Ashmun.


The expert sign painter; a book of reference designed for the use

of practical sign painters & letterers. 1911. A. A. Kelly, Malvern,

Pa. $3.00.

Maire, Frederick.


1918. F. J.

Gramont, Armand Antoine Agénor de, duc de Guiche.


Aviator's elementary handbook; a primer of aviation and aeroplane

machines; tr. by Dwight W. Miner. 1918. Bretano's, N. Y. $1.00.

"A French aviation captain who has for years experimented in the laboratory at St. Cyr

here gives indispensable elementary information, without mathematical formulas, for the
student-pilot. Has diagram of a biplane with parts named in both English and French
and a vocabulary of aviation terms."-Booklist.

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Rathbun, John B.


Aeroplane construction and operation; including notes on aeroplane
design and aerodynamic calculation, materials, etc. A comprehensive
illustrated manual of instruction for aeroplane constructors, aviators,
aero-mechanics, flight officers and students. Adapted either for
schools or home study. 1919. Stanton and Van Vliet co., Chicago.

"One of the best books intermediate between popular description and mathematical
design."-H. L. Cowing.


Halsey, Frederick Arthur.


Methods of machine shop work, for apprentices and students in
technical and trade schools. 1914. McGraw-Hill book company, N.
Y. $2.50.


Hartman, William Beeler.

Machine shop practice. 1917. Appleton. $1.10.

Kaup, William J.

Machine shop practice; a manual for apprentices and journeyman
machinists, and for use in trade, industrial and technical schools. 2d
ed., rev. 1915. Wiley. $1.50. (Wiley technical series for vocational
and industrial schools.)


Fairfield, Howard Parker.

Blueprint reading; a practical manual of instruction in blueprint
reading through the analysis of typical plates with reference to
mechanical drawing conventions and methods, the laws of projection,
etc. Blueprint reading, by Howard P. Fairfield; Mechanical drawing,
by Ervin Kenison and Edward B. Waite. 1919. American technical
society, Chicago. $2.00.

"A good practical book of the correspondence school type."-Booklist.
Howe, Charles Burton.


Mechanical drafting. 1916. Wiley. $1.75.

Weick, Charles William.

"One of the best short courses, with an unusual variety of applications."-H. L. Cowing.

Elementary mechanical drawing; theory and practice, with chapters
on geometrical drawing, mensuration and reproduction of drawings;
a text-book for technical, secondary, trade and vocational schools.
1915. McGraw-Hill book company, N. Y. $1.75.

"One of the best books of its type, very good for industrial
for home study, with illustrations of both wood and metal work.
making blue-prints."-A. L. A. booklist.


work. Simple enough
Contains a chapter on

Crane, William Edward.


American stationary engineering; a practical work which begins at
the boiler room and takes in the whole power plant. Contains com-
plete examination for a license. 3d ed., rev., includes indicating and
diagrams. 1917. Norman W. Henley publishing co., N. Y. $2.00.
Hirshfeld, Clarence Floyd, and Ulbricht, T. C.


Steam power. 1916. Wiley. $2.50. (Wiley technical series for vo-
cational and industrial schools.)

"A sound elementary book intended to give the stationary engineer an adequate under-
standing of the principles governing the operation of engines and other steam apparatus.”—
H. L. Cowing.

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