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September 16, 1911

Handbook of the Trees of the Northern States and Canada East of the Rocky Mountains.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(12):1005. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090227032

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This book will be of value to those who wish to identify the trees of this country, and all lovers of Nature will appreciate it. For each tree there is a full-page picture of the leaves, with either the flower or the fruit, or both, while the opposite page, which contains a general descriptio of the tree, shows also the trunk, a cross-section of the wood and distribution of the species, indicated on a map of the United States. The pictures are excellent and give evidence of much painstaking work in their preparation. The preface gives a glimpse into this labor of the author when he speaks of the difficulty he had some years in finding the flowers of certain trees; it seemed that there were no blossoms that year and the author traveled far in his search. The book also contains a synopsis of the families and genera represented,

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