FOR boys in the upper standards of our elementary schools, this forms an ideal reading-book. It is simply worded, is not too full of details, contains numerous illustrations, and is likely to create and foster a love of natural knowledge. The book is intended to be used as an introduction to physiography, and it covers the ground usually understood to belong to that science. Copious extracts from the poetical and prose writings of standard authors are introduced into the text wherever possible, and serve to lighten it. The author appears to have spent a deal of care upon the work, and we think he has succeeded in producing a volume which will be welcome to teachers, as well as readable to all who find pleasure in the study of inanimate nature.
Short Studies in Nature Knowledge.
By William Gee. Pp. 313. (London: Macmillan and Co., 1895.)
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Short Studies in Nature Knowledge. Nature 51, 557 (1895). https://doi.org/10.1038/051557c0