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Wonders of the Deep: The Story of the Williamson Submarine Expedition: Jarrold and Sons 1915 Natural History Publications

Wonders of the Deep featuring a list of natural history publication available in 1915 from the publisher Jarrold and Sons. Edward Step, Daily Chronicle, Pall Mall Gazette, Oliver G. Pike, Norfolk Chronicle, Theo Carreras, J.J. Ward, W.P. Dando and the Morning Post.

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This is a list of Jarrold nature books which form the preliminary pages of Wonders of the Deep, showing the original published prices.

Jarrold's Celebrated Series of Nature Books

By the Deep Sea: The Natural History of the Sea Shore, by Edward Step, F.L.S. Thoroughly re-edited and revised, Crown 8vo, 400 pages, handsome cloth gilt. 2s. 6d. net.

  • Daily Chronicle: “'By the Deep Sea' has had many predecessors, but in general up-to-date ness it surpasses them. Some excellent practical hints precede descriptions of the life-forms to be looked for."

The Every Day Book of Natural History, thoroughly revised and largely rewritten by Edward Step, F.L.S. Extra crown 8vo, 485 pages, handsome cloth gilt, upwards of 64 illustrations. 28. 6d. net.

  • Pall Mall Gazette: "A book that every nature lover will enjoy. The book is a constant companion that never tires."

Wild Nature Wooed and Won, by Oliver G. Pike, F.Z.S., F.R.P.S., and Magdalen F.P. Tuck. Profusely illustrated with 52 photos of bird life from the author's own camera, extra crown 8vo. 2s.6d. net.

The Scout's Book of Birds, by Oliver G. Pike, F.Z.S., F.R.P.S. Illustrated by the author with 40 photographs direct from wild nature, approximately 230 pages, cloth gilt, square 8vo. 2s.6d. net.

  • The name of Oliver G. Pike stands second to none as an authority on British bird life. His Through Birdland Byways with Pen and Camera, and Farther Afield in Birdland, have become deservedly popular as classics of their kind. Never before has Mr. Pike undertaken such a delightful task as that of writing the present volume. Not only will it contain the exceedingly valuable information which Mr. Pike is able to give, but it will be enhanced by the charming illustrations taken direct from wild nature by his facile camera. Lucky indeed will be the scout (whether boy or man) who gets such a delightful book.
  • Norfolk Chronicle: “The book is as delightful as the illustrations are beautiful, and the Boy Scout equipped with it is a lucky fellow and to be envied."

With Nature through the Year, by Theo. Carreras, with about 100 illustrations in duo-tone and line. 2s. 6d.

  • One of the most delightful nature books that has ever been written. The letterpress is written in a pure, simple style, the illustrations are examples of delightful drawing and photography, and the author is a keen, observant student of nature - a volume such as all young people will love.

A Year in the Woodlands, by Theo. Carreras, with 120 illustrations, 2s. 6d.

Bird Biographies, by Oliver G. Pike, F.Z.S., F.R.P.S. 12 mounted collotype plates, 32 full page art cuts in duo-tone, 216 pages of text (demy 8vo), charming end papers in colour, handsome full gilt cloth binding. 6s. net.

Through Birdland Byways with Pen and Camera, by Oliver G. Pike, F.Z.S., F.R.P.S. 12 mounted collotype plates, 36 full page art cuts in duo-tone, 216 pages of text (demy 8vo), charming end papers in colour, handsome full gilt cloth binding. 6s. net.

  • Pall Mall Gazette: "Mr. Oliver Pike has enriched our knowledge and our imagination by most delightful nature books and pictures."

Farther Afield in Birdland, by Oliver G. Pike, F.Z.S., F.R.P.S. 224 pages, 12 collotype plates, 36 full-page cuts, charming end papers.

  • The reader dwells in the fairy land of nature; the author shows us some of nature's most wonderful secrets. The works are the outcome of years of tireless study and observation. The illustrations are most remarkable.

Insect Biographies with Pen and Camera, by J. J. Ward, F.E.S., F.R.P.S. 12 mounted collotype or colour plates, 100 illustrations in duo-tone, 220 pages of text, charming end papers, handsome full gilt cloth binding. 6s. net.

  • Mr. Ward holds a unique position as a naturalist. His research into insect life, his unrivalled photographs, and his fascinating style of writing, have secured for him an international reputation. Apart from the charm of his writing, his keenness of observation and great research ensure accuracy and knowledge.

Wild Animals and the Camera, by W. P. Dando, F.Z.S. 12 mounted collotype plates, 58 art plates in duo-tone, 180 pages of text (demy 8vo), charming end papers in colour, handsome full gilt cloth binding. 6s. net.

More Wild Animals and the Camera, by W. P. Dando, F.Z.S. 228 pages, 12 collotype plates, 58 cuts, charming end papers. 6s. net.

  • Mr. Dando needs no introduction; his marvellous studies of wild animal life have achieved an international reputation. These books include his best photographs, with accurate, delightfully written letterpress.
  • Morning Post. "Mr. Dando will receive the thanks of all for having written and illustrated such fascinating books."

London: JARROLD & SONS, 10 & 11, Warwick Lane, E.C. And of all Booksellers.


EXTERNAL LINKS:

Jarrold and Sons

Jarrold Department Store

Edward Step (1855-1931)

The Daily Chronicle

The Pall Mall Gazette

Oliver G. Pike (Gregory 1877-1963)

The Norfolk Chronicle

Theo Carreras

J.J. Ward (John Joseph 1875-1947)

W.P. Dando (Walter Pfeffer 1852-1944)

The Morning Post

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