Munn, Orson D.
Title Scientific American March 1932 Volume 146 Number 3
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932
Seller ID 35507798
Colour Lucky Strike advertisement upon back cover features large picture of June Collyer. Inside of back cover features full-page advertisement from the National Publishers Association which quotes John H. Patterson, Andrew Carnegie and Thomas Fortune Ryan's words from past depressions and concludes "American has beaten 19 Major Depressions - she will beat this one... as the most nearly self-contained nation, we have within our own boundaries the elemental factors for recovery." Features: Mrs. Sinclair's "Mental Radio" - a record of amazing experiments in mental telepathy made by the wife of a well-known author; Editorials - Rear Admiral Winslow - Out of Adversity - Interstate truck regulation - the country's health; George Washington, Inventor - the versatility of our first President included invention and scientific farming; A miniature solar system and its problems - Jupiter's four major satellites and other small ones make up a system that baffles the astrophysicist; Gem-stone cutting for the amateur - a fascinating hobby with a mechanical and an esthetic appeal; To salvage a sunken liner's treasure - new methods used in recovering the gold from the Egypt; A New Turbine rocket plane for the upper atmosphere - combination drive for a proposed stratosphere plane; Why power companies plant trees - public utility companies now reforesting their water power watersheds; a Horizontal well supplies fresh water to Bermuda - a modern system supplants old rainwater from roofs system; George Washington, the father of the American Navy; From Angora Goat to Mohair Fabric; The telephone spans the Pacific - the first commercial service from California to Hawaii is inaugurated; From the Archeologist's Note book - Sumerian Diorite Head - stand from grave Athenian jug - Persian strong-box; Preservation of Leather Book Bindings - treatment and formulas to protect old or rare library volumes. Average wear. Small openings at top and bottom of spine. Unmarked.