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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American August 1931 Volume 145 Number 2


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1931

Seller ID   35507809

Features: Time and the railway dispatcher - the hands of the clock daily control the movement of thousands of trains throughout the country; Editorials - control of competing transportation - the army air maneuvers - pseudo-scientific rain makers - blasting caps in children's hands; Carl Akely's Africa - the Africa where Akely, Crusader for Animal conservation, found the wildlife he loved to paint, photograph, model and conserve; Which shall inherit the earth - man or the insects!; The Merchandise Mart, a new 'largest' enterprise for Chicago; Worlds from a catastrophe - did a giant star hit the sun and cause the birth of the planets?; Hydro-electric power in the Ozarks - Huge Bagnell Dam of the Osage project nears completion; To stop soil erosion losses; Meeting the emergencies of a great city; The big noise behind the "mike" - intricate apparatus used to simulate noises that come over the radio; The earth beneath - seismology gives a hint of what is beneath the earth's crust; Staying the hand of time - stonework protection by parafin impregnation; An now, it's seaweed - kelp may supply elements now lacking in our diet; Progress and the telephone - a gigantic business that helps all other businesses makes headway despite unstable business conditoins; A book-print reader for the blind; Blasting roads to settle them; Asquith and Kitchener - two great British War Leaders. Mildly visible erasure to top of front cover. Average wear. Unmarked.

Features:  Time  And  The  Railway  Dispatcher  -  The  Hands  Of  The  Clock  Daily  Control  The  Movement  Of  Thousands  Of  Trains  Throughout  The  Country;  Editorials  -  Control  Of  Competing  Transportation  -  The  Army  Air  Maneuvers  -  Pseudo-scientific  Rain  Makers  -  Blasting  Caps  In  Children's  Hands;  Carl  Akely's  Africa  -  The  Africa  Where  Akely,  Crusader  For  Animla  Conservation,  Found  The  Wildlife  He  Loved  To  Paint,  Photograph,  Model  And  Conserve;  Which  Shall  Inherit  The  Earth  -  Man  Or  The  Insects!;  A  $35,000,000  Business  Home  -  The  Merchandise  Mart,  A  New  'largest'  Enterprise  For  Chicago;  Worlds  From  A  Catastrophe  -  Did  A  Giant  Star  Hit  The  Sun  And  Cuas  The  Birth  Of  The  Planets?;  Hydro-electric  Power  In  The  Ozarks  -  Huge  Bagnell  Dam  Of  The  Osage  Project  Nears  Completion;  To  Stop  Soil  Erosion  Losses;  Meeting  The  Emergencies  Of  A  Great  City;  The  Big  Noise  Behind  The  "mike"  -  Intricate  Apparatus  Used  To  Simulate  Noises  That  Come  Over  The  Radio;  The  Earth  Beneath  -  Seismology  Gives  A  Hint  Of  What  Is  Beneath  The  Earth's  Crust;  Staying  The  Hand  Of  Time  -  Stonework  Protection  By  Parafin  Impregnation;  An  Now,  It's  Seaweed  -  Kelp  May  Supply  Elements  Now  Lacking  In  Our  Diet;  Progress  And  The  Telephone  -  A  Gigantic  Business  That  Helps  All  Other  Businesses  Makes  Headway  Despite  Unstable  Business  Conditoins;  A  Book-print  Reader  For  The  Blind;  Blasting  Roads  To  Settle  Them;  Asquith  And  Kitchener  -  Two  Great  British  War  Leaders.    Mildly  Visible  Erasure  To  Top  Of  Front  Cover.    Average  Wear.    Unmarked. 

Price = 129.95 USD

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