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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American January 1932 Volume 146 Number 1


Condition   Fair

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932

Seller ID   35507795

Former owner's name faintly in pencil atop front cover, else unmarked. Stapled contents separated from cover. Covers well-worn but contents good or better. Back cover graced with black and white advertisement from the Committee on Mobilization of Relief Resources featuring image of a man tightening his belt. Features: Seeing with invisible light - use of ultr-violet light makes possible the 9000 power microscope; A new dam-reconditioning method - concrete facing is of novel construction; Editorials - synthetic rubber - studies in sex - we build ships; Is space expanding? - evidence points to the fact that the universe is exploding; Mechanical stevedores aboard ship - ship is converted into a "self-unloader"; Gorilla - greatest of all apes - thrills of a scientific expedition's hunt for gorillas; Safety rules for the airways - Department of Commerce regulations are all-inclusive; Eugenics for cows but not for humans - much of so-called eugenics is based upon fallacies; Marking the nations's boundaries - Questions of state's boundaries are complex and interesting; New York's newest subway cars - cars for new line are greatly improved; What science really is - why had the Greeks or the Chinese no Industrial Revolution?; Erosion Dares the west - a menace and the measures that must be taken to defeat it; From the archeologist's note book; Curious lead tablet, Luristan bronzes, a benevolent hippopotamus, a road of the ages; Analyzing "Archies" shots - Theodolite records shell-bursts in movies for close study; New and exotic delights for our table - many delicious fruit and vegetable immigrants in American markets.

Former  Owner's  Name  Faintly  In  Pencil  Atop  Front  Cover,  Else  Unmarked.    Stapled  Contents  Separated  From  Cover.    Covers  Well-worn  But  Contents  Good  Or  Better.    Back  Cover  Graced  With  Black  And  White  Advertisement  From  The  Committee  On  Mobilization  Of  Relief  Resources  Featuring  Image  Of  A  Man  Tightening  His  Belt.    Features:  Seeing  With  Invisible  Light  -  Use  Of  Ultr-violet  Light  Makes  Possible  The  9000  Power  Microscope;    A  New  Dam-reconditioning  Method  -  Concrete  Facing  Is  Of  Novel  Construction;  Editorials  -  Synthetic  Rubber  -  Studies  In  Sex  -  We  Build  Ships;  Is  Space  Expanding?  -  Evidence  Points  To  The  Fact  That  The  Universe  Is  Exploding;  Mechanical  Stevedores  Aboard  Ship  -  Ship  Is  Converted  Into  A  "self-unloader";  Gorilla  -  Greatest  Of  All  Apes  -  Thrills  Of  A  Scientific  Expedition's  Hunt  For  Gorillas;    Safety  Rules  For  The  Airways  -  Department  Of  Commerce  Regulations  Are  All-inclusive;  Eugenics  For  Cows  But  Not  For  Humans  -  Much  Of  So-called  Eugenics  Is  Based  Upon  Fallacies;  Making  The  Nations's  Boundaries  -  Quesions  Of  State's  Boundaries  Are  Complex  And  Interesting;  New  York's  Newest  Subway  Cars  -  Cars  For  New  Line  Are  Greatly  Improved;  What  Science  Really  Is  -  Why  Had  The  Greeks  Or  The  Chinese  No  Industrial  Revolution?;    Erosion  Dares  The  West  -  A  Menace  And  The  Measures  That  Must  Be  Taken  To  Defeat  It;  From  The  Archeologist's  Note  Book;  Curious  Lead  Tablet,  Luristan  Bronzes,  A  Benevolent  Hippopotamus,  A  Road  Of  The  Ages;  Analyzing  "Archies"  Shots  -  Theodolite  Records  Shell-bursts  In  Movies  For  Close  Study;  New  And  Exotic  Delights  For  Our  Table  -  Many  Delicious  Fruit  And  Vegetable  Immigrants  In  American  Markets. 

Price = 199.95 USD

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