The structure and development of mosses and ferns (Archegoniatae)., Volume 1928

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Macmillan, 1905 - Nature - 657 pages
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Page 658 - It is an admirable book, and cannot fail both to awaken interest in the subject, and to serve as a helpful and reliable guide to young students of plant life. It will, I think, fill an important place in secondary schools, and comes at an opportune time, when helps of this kind are needed and eagerly sought.
Page 658 - I have spent some time in most delightful examination of it, and the longer I look, the better I like it. I find it not only full of interest, but eminently suggestive. I know of no book which begins to do so much to open the eyes of the student —whether pupil or teacher — to the wealth of meaning contained in simple plant forms. Above all else, it seems to be full of suggestions that help one to learn the language of plants, so they may talk to him."— DARWIN L.
Page 658 - Lessons with Plants" is a book of stories, or rather, a book of plays, for we can see each chapter acted out if we take the trouble to look at the actors. "I...
Page 659 - The Nature and Work of Plants: An introduction to the study of botany. By DT MACDOUGAL, Director of the Laboratories, New York Botanical Garden.
Page 658 - I2mo. 4O cents. All of the illustrations of the original appear in these selected chapters, which are in no way abbreviated "A remarkably well-printed and illustrated book, extremely original and unusually practical.
Page 660 - I have examined the book with much interest. It is easily seen that it is written with Professor Bailey's clearness and felicity of style,' and I think it, as a whole, one of the most charmingly and appropriately illustrated of modern botanical text-books. I expect it to prove a stimulating and very useful work.
Page 599 - ... discovered the large number of important theorems and relations which make the Principia the most stupendous and overwhelming publication in the history of science. In all this work there are three streams of discovery which may be separated by logical analysis, but which are so closely intermingled that it is difficult to see how any one of them could have gone on without the other two. Nobody has ever been able to believe that Newton could have extended the Galilean dynamics to the intricate...
Page 658 - WITH PLANTS: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the Common Forms of Vegetation. By L. H. BAILEY, Professor of Horticulture in the Cornell University, with delineations from nature by WS HOLDSWORTH, of the Agricultural College of Michigan. SECOND...
Page 661 - It seems to me that it will form an admirable hand-book for university work where one wishes in brief form a treatment of the subject to cover all phases of the subject. The illustrations are excellent, and the matter is presented with the forcefulness which is characteristic of its author.

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