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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American March 1932 Volume 146 Number 3


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 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.

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. 

Price = 199.95 USD

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