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FOR SALE $70 Hammer Shotgun, 6 lbs., 30 in., Damascus barrels, left choked. Bought last fall. Write now. Price, $35. P. COUGHLAN,

192 Laval Avenue, Montreal, Canada.

FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE-Guns, Rifles, Revolvers, Talking Machines, Typewriters. Lowest possible prices, new and second hand. State your wants. F. D. SAWYER, Gray, Maine.

FOR SALE-New Winchester .38-56, Lyman Sights, perfect condition, never shot twenty times, 100 loaded (smokeless) cartridges. Rifle and ammunition cost $34, will sell for $18. Correspondence invited. R. H. WOOLVER, Munnsville, Madison Co., N. Y.

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Reproduction of photograph taken in the wilds of northern Canada by a camper who used one of our

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When the Fish
Begin to Bite

NEW YORK

(ENTRAL

LINES

IN THE SPRING every sportsman has a natural, wholesome, impelling desire to try his FISHERMAN'S LUCK! There is no field within easy access of civilization offering greater inducements to lovers of the Rod and Line than

The Adirondack Lake Region

where bass are plenty and trout abound.

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A GOOD CATCH OF SPECKLED BROOK TROUT, CAUGHT IN AN ADIRONDACK LAKE
The Open Season for BROOK TROUT
is from APRIL 16 to AUGUST 31
The Open Season for SALMON or LAKE TROUT is from MAY 1 to SEPT. 30
(IN THE ADIRONDACKS)

A single night's ride from

NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, BOSTON or BUFFALO

in the comfortable and commodious express trains of the
NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES

will land you in the heart of the great

Adirondack Fishing Region

NEW YORK ENTRAL LINES

44 WHERE THE MOUNTAINS KISS HIGH HEAVEN

AND THE LAKES TOUCH ONE ANOTHER

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"The Camera is mightier than the Gun"

Library of Natural History

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ILLUSTRATED ENTIRELY FROM ACTUAL PHOTOGRAPHS, MANY OF THEM IN COLORS

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Charles J. Cornish

John W. Gregory
H. N. Hutchinson

EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Ernest Ingersoll

Sir Harry H. Johnston

Prof. Richard Lyddeker

and many other experts and authorities on every branch of Natural History.

HIS is the only Natural History

in existence illustrated entirely
from actual photographs, many

of which were secured at an enormous

expense and after years of patient labor.
In some instances special expeditions,
armed with cameras and dry plates,
had to be sent to foreign lands.

It is

FIVE DE LUXE VOLUMES-2,000 ILLUSTRATIONS

a history of all living creatures on the
earth-animals and man-told by trav-
ellers, anthropologists and eminent
authorities. Although scientific and
accurate, it is entertaining and instructive throughout, being designed for the average reader.
Descriptions of animals, birds, fishes, reptiles, and insects, as well as true stories of the intelli-
gence of animals in protecting themselves, in tracking their prey, in caring for their young, etc.,
are given in such a way as to interest and benefit every reader, young and old. It is the first
Natural History projected and written along modern lines.

Complete in five large volumes, 81⁄2 x 11 inches, printed on the finest satin finished paper and bound in two
styles, cloth buckram and half leather. Contains over 2,000 illustrations, many of which are in colors.

POPULAR PRICE AND PLAN OF SALE

Owing to the great cost of producing the work it has hitherto been held at very high prices; yet 2,000,000 volumes have already been sold in England and Germany. We have secured the American rights, and by publishing a very large edition and taking advantage of modern engraving and printing methods, can supply the work, now for the first time, at a moderate price and on terms suited to those who wish to pay in small monthly instalments.

SPECIAL LIMITED OFFER

This first American edition, limited to 500 sets, we offer at $15.00 in cloth binding or $19.00 in half leather, payable $1.00 a month if desired. Sets now ready for delivery. Prices will positively be increased when the work is given over to agents to be sold by subscription, as they now represent but little more than the actual cost of production.

is paid. If not satisfactory, I will return it at your expense. five volumes, half leather binding. If satisfactory, I will pay you $1.00 on acceptance and $2.00 a month thereafter, until your special price, $19.00, Please send me, prepaid, for examination, the Library of Natural History,

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On receipt of the accompanying coupon, we will send you a complete set on approval, express prepaid. You do not have to pay a cent or obligate yourself in any way until you have examined it thoroughly in your own home. If it is not perfectly satisfactory, simply return it at our expense. This offer may never be repeated; do not let it pass.

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The contents of this magazine are copyrighted and must not be reprinted without permission
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Copyrighted, 1906, by Wm. E. Annis

Published Monthly

Entered at the New York Post Office as Second Class Matter

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