Quick Search

Click Here For Advanced Search
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate

Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American September 1932 Volume 147 Number 3


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932

Seller ID   35507803

Features: Hoover Dam - purposes, plans, and progress of construction; Editorials - Dr. George K. Burgess and Dr. George F. Kunz - are there White Indians? - back to earth - construction - wages; Flying in the beginning - early experiments with man-carrying kites and gliders; Peregrinations of a freight car - as a railroad freight car travels here and there over the country, records are made of its movements in minute detail; New Planetary discoveries - the discovery of minor planets has fairly been put on a basis of mass production; The muscular power of insects - the muscles of insects give them much greater power proportionately than other animals possess; A masterpiece of Museum-craft - the largest existing monument of Greek sculpture has been re-erected in a museum in Berlin; Radio in the forest service - new transmitter-receivers, one weighing only 10 pounds, are to be tested this year; Solo man - a fossil skull - a new find of great importance; new notes on ancient man - recent discoveries throw new light on man's antiquity; Tropical fish as pets; Food for a floating hotel - the supplies for an ocean liner's next trip are ordered while the liner is still 1000 miles out at sea; Whirling molten steel to make gun castings - newly perfected centrifugal process promises better guns; Treasure trove in lowly "Sweeps" - all wastes and sweepings in jeweler's plants are carefully salvaged and precious metals recovered from them. Building safety into automobile glass - laminated safety glass for cars does not shatter; Quartz takes up fire fighting in the automatic heads of sprinkler systems; Advertising a curb on product design pirates. Back cover graced with colour Lucky Strike advertisement featuring painting of a sensuous young woman beneath the caption "OK - Miss America! We thank you for your patronage."Three inch opening between top of spine and front cover.

Features:  Hoover  Dam  -  Purposes,  Plans,  And  Progress  Of  Construction;  Editorials  -  Dr.  George  K.  Burgess  And  Dr.  George  F.  Kunz  -  Are  There  White  Indians?  -  Back  To  Earth  -  Construction  -  Wages;  Flying  In  The  Beginning  -  Early  Experiments  With  Man-carrying  Kites  And  Gliders;  Peregrinations  Of  A  Freight  Car  -  As  A  Railroad  Freight  Car  Travels  Here  And  There  Over  The  Country,  Records  Are  Made  Of  Its  Movements  In  Minute  Detail;  New  Planetary  Discoveries  -  The  Discovery  Of  Minor  Planets  Has  Fairly  Been  Put  On  A  Basis  Of  Mass  Production;  The  Muscular  Power  Of  Insects  -  The  Muscles  Of  Insects  Give  Them  Much  Greater  Power  Proportionately  Than  Other  Animals  Possess;  A  Masterpiece  Of  Museum-craft  -  The  Largest  Existing  Monument  Of  Greek  Sculpture  Has  Been  Re-erected  In  A  Museum  In  Berlin;  Radio  In  The  Forest  Service  -  New  Transmitter-receivers,  One  Weighing  Only  10  Pounds,  Are  To  Be  Tested  This  Year;  Solo  Man  -  A  Fossil  Skull  -  A  New  Find  Of  Great  Importance;  New  Notes  On  Ancient  Man  -  Recent  Discoveries  Throw  New  Light  On  Man's  Antiquity;  Tropical  Fish  As  Pets;  Food  For  A  Floating  Hotel  -  The  Supplies  For  An  Ocean  Liner's  Next  Trip  Are  Ordered  While  The  Liner  Is  Still  1000  Miles  Out  At  Sea;  Whirling  Molten  Steel  To  Make  Gun  Castings  -  Newly  Perfected  Centrifugal  Process  Promises  Better  Guns;  Treasure  Trove  In  Lowly  "Sweeps"  -  All  Wastes  And  Sweepings  In  Jeweler's  Plants  Are  Carefully  Salvaged  And  Precious  Metals  Recovered  From  Them.    Building  Safety  Into  Automobile  Glass  -  Laminated  Safety  Glass  For  Cars  Does  Not  Shatter;  Quartz  Takes  Up  Fire  Fighting  In  The  Automatic  Heads  Of  Sprinkler  Systems;  Advertising  A  Curb  On  Product  Design  Pirates.    Back  Cover  Graced  With  Colour  Lucky  Strike  Advertisement  Featuring  Painting  Of  A  Sensuous  Young  Woman  Beneath  The  Caption  "OK  -  Miss  America!    We  Thank  You  For  Your  Patronage."Three  Inch  Opening  Between  Top  Of  Spine  And  Front  Cover. 

Price = 199.95 USD

Other Magazines You Might Enjoy
Scientific American: February 1994, Multiple Contributors
Scientific American: February 1994

Scientific American Magazine, March 2007, Multiple Contributors
Scientific American Magazine, March 2007

Scientific American Magazine, September 1986, Multiple Contributors
Scientific American Magazine, September 1986

Scientific American Magazine, March 1986, Multiple Contributors
Scientific American Magazine, March 1986


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@VintageMagazines.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com