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Author    Munn, Orson D.: Editor

Title   Scientific American November 1931 Volume 145 Number 5


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1931

Seller ID   35507812

Features: Africa's first national park; Editorials - building for parity a false alarm - whose fault is it?; Power development on the Columbia River - the first power project on one of the most famous of North American streams; United States plant patent number 1 - only time will show the value of plant patents, the first of which has just been released; The hottest place in the universe - what keeps the stars shining?; Henry Ford, the Practical - the automobile manufacturer knows how to do things , and how to get them done; Are there creatures like ourselves in other worlds?; The birth, life, and death of a railroad ticket; Mercury vapor power to the fore - two new and larger units have been ordered; Australia's great meteorite; Paper's thinnest web - making tissue paper; Where not to look for oil and gas; Electrical aids to blind flying; Etruscan safety pin; Excavating Rome's seaport; A modernized university library - Sterling Memorial Library at Yale; Why question the reasoning of animals? - authentic stories seem to indicate their reasoning power. Page 293 is a full page tribute, with black and white photo, to thirty-year old Linus Pauling, hailed as "a rising star who may yet win the Nobel Prize." Light erasure mark at top corner of front cover. Average wear. Unmarked.

Features:  Africa's  First  National  Park;  Editorials  -  Building  For  Parity  A  False  Alarm  -  Whose  Fault  Is  It?;  Power  Development  On  The  Columbia  River  -  The  First  Power  Project  On  One  Of  The  Most  Famous  Of  North  American  Streams;  United  States  Plant  Patent  Number  1  -  Only  Time  Will  Show  The  Value  Of  Plant  Patents,  The  First  Of  Which  Has  Just  Been  Released;  The  Hottest  Place  In  The  Universe  -  What  Keeps  The  Stars  Shining?;  Henry  Ford,  The  Practical  -  The  Automobile  Manufacturer  Knows  How  To  Do  Things  ,  And  How  To  Get  Them  Done;  Are  There  Creatures  Like  Ourselves  In  Other  Worlds?;  The  Birth,  Life,  And  Death  Of  A  Railroad  Ticket;  Mercury  Vapor  Power  To  The  Fore  -  Two  New  And  Larger  Units  Have  Been  Ordered;  Australia's  Great  Meteorite;  Paper's  Thinnest  Web  -  Making  Tissue  Paper;  Where  Not  To  Look  For  Oil  And  Gas;  Electrical  Aids  To  Blind  Flying;  Etruscan  Safety  Pin;  Excavating  Rome's  Seaport;  A  Modernized  University  Library  -  Sterling  Memorial  Library  At  Yale;  Why  Question  The  Reasoning  Of  Animals?  -  Authentic  Stories  Seem  To  Indicate  Their  Reasoning  Power.    Page  293  Is  A  Full  Page  Tribute,  With  Black  And  White  Photo,  To  Thirty-year  Old  Linus  Pauling,  Hailed  As  "a  Rising  Star  Who  May  Yet  Win  The  Nobel  Prize."    Light  Erasure  Mark  At  Top  Corner  Of  Front  Cover.    Average  Wear.    Unmarked. 

Price = 199.95 USD

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