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[p. 6] to his exact observation and industry. Elizabeth Gleason Bigelow, a pupil, made many careful drawings to illustrate the ‘Hand-book of Trees.’

Rosewell B. Lawrence has written a complete handbook of the Middlesex Fells, with maps; and a series of letters of travel, ‘Egypt and the Holy Land.’

The Rev. Bradley Gilman, a high school graduate of 1875, now a Unitarian clergyman, is the author of ‘From a Parsonage Porch,’ ‘Back to the Soil,’ ‘Roland Carnaquay,’ and juvenile stories under the name of Walter Wentworth.

Helen Tilden Wild, who has done such valuable work in historical research, has written a book, ‘Medford in the Revolution,’ 1903.

Horace Joseph Howe, engineer, wrote many newspaper articles, and discussions in scientific magazines. His pamphlet, ‘Piles and Pile Driving, New and Old,’ is used as a reference book in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; one on the ‘Rotherhithe Tunnel’ was written for and presented before the Institute of Civil Engineers in London at their request; ‘Some Notes on the Replacement of the Superstructure of the Harlem Ship Canal Bridge’ was presented with lantern slides before the American Society of Civil Engineers and contains much historical as well as scientific interest.

Charles Edward Hooper, another high school graduate, has written a delightful book, ‘The Country House,’ full of original designs, photographs and descriptions that tempts immediate building.

William Cushing Bamburgh has written ‘Echo and the Poet’ and ‘Giacomo,’ both volumes of verse.

One notable contribution to the science of living has been made by Louise Brigham in a book called ‘Box Furniture,’ which tells just how to make any furniture needful for kitchen, dining-room, living-room, bedroom, library, office, school-room, from the ordinary packingboxes of commerce. The necessary tools and materials,

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