Title Scientific American September 1931 Volume 145 Number 3
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1931
Seller ID 35507810
Features: A button industry from ocean pearl; Editorials - more speed in the air; voices across the world; Wild life in a fire; Flying instruction as it should be; How you are influenced by color - color requirements, particularly in foods, are so rigid that methods of color comparison are widely employed in industry; Interstellar space wholly empty?; A day with a locksmith; The perspective of modern physics - has modern science reached an impasse?; A tinted statue from Pompeii's ashes - portrait statue of Livia, a notable discovery of last year; It pays to be a pioneer - a salaried employee who developed a great corporation of his own for noise-eliminating work; Natural gasoline from oil wells - Kettleman Hills field produces gasoline and natural gas; Pose yourself for your portrait - new portrait cabinet removes mental hazards from photography; Into a hidden world - observation of microscopic life in stagnant ponds is a fascinating hobby; Asquith and Kitchener - conclusion of a biographical study of two great British war leaders; Form letters with a personal touch - an automatic typewriter; World affairs and the telephone - circuits now reach most countries; How ancient is modern man?; Cotton cloth fit for a king. Few small white blemishes to lower left corner of front cover. Back cover is a colour Lucky Strike advertisement graced with a painting of a lovely Emily Boyle of Bronxville, N.Y. beneath the caption "Consider your Adam's Apple!! Don't rasp your throat with harsh irritants." Average wear. Unmarked.