A standard library catalogue of 2500 approved books selected from the lists of all publishers forming a complete and well-balanced library of books recommended by the highest library authorities and affording through its classification of subjects a basis of selection for libraries of a smaller number of books or for additions to established libraries...

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The Baker and Taylor company, 1902 - Best books - 150 pages
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Page 128 - A PRACTICAL treatise on the art of the short story, designed to present concretely the rules of that art. It is a working manual, not a collection of untried theories. It tells how to write a story with reference to the requirements of contemporary editors. " Both an interesting and a useful book.
Page 128 - Crayon Portraiture. Complete instructions for making Crayon Portraits on Crayon Paper and on Platinum, Silver and Bromide Enlargements; also directions for the use of Transparent Liquid Water Colors, and for making French Crystals. By JA BARHYDT. A new edition. Paper covers, 60c. J cloth bound 1 00 Art Recreations. Ladies' popular guide in home decorative work, with a chapter on photography.
Page 130 - A Colonial Witch Being a Study of the Black Art in the Colony of Connecticut By FRANK SAMUEL CHILD, author of "An Old New England Town," ** The Colonial Parson of New England,
Page 129 - Hygiene in the Woman's Medical College of the New York Infirmary for Women and Children.
Page 145 - Etymology of over 60,000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-Speaking Peoples, with Synonyms and Antonyms.
Page 133 - Births, Baptisms Marriages and Deaths, From the Records of the Town and Churches in Mansfield, Connecticut, 1703-1850 (New York, 1898).
Page 137 - NATIONAL NEEDS AND REMEDIES. The Discussions of the General Christian Conference held at Boston, Mass., December 4-6, 1889, under the auspices and direction of the Evangelical Alliance for the United Sta^s.
Page 139 - We do not hesitate to say that this book is the most purposeful, earnest and intelligent review of the mission work and field which has ever been given to the church."— Christian Statesman. "A closely compacted array of facts, arranged under distinct heads and welded together by the strong rivets of logic. vivified and made almost a thing of life by the evident presence throughout its pages of the guiding power of the Holy Ghost."— Right Rev.
Page 68 - HINSDALE, BA The Old Northwest; with a view of the thirteen colonies as constituted by the royal charters.
Page 127 - SUNLIGHT AND SHADOW. A Book for Photographers, Amateur and Professional. Edited by WI LINCOLN ADAMS. Illustrated by Original Photographs from Nature. Large 8vo, cloth decorated, full gilt, in a box $2.50 "A useful book for photographers."— Nnu York Olsirver. " Here we have that which is beyond criticism.

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