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Author    Munn, Orson D.: Editor

Title   Scientific American December 1931 Volume 145 Number 6


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1931

Seller ID   35507813

Features: Chemistry may become the important post-depression factor; Editorials - extreme naval economy; farm by-products - one dollar for ducks - no dole for us - pilotless plane of the future; Cows fed irradiated yeast give ricket-preventive milk; Space as yet unfathomed - man's report is - "no bottom"; Better engines for navy planes; Speeding rail freight - new merchandise containers carry less than carload lots; Man-made oases in American deserts; Poland becomes a maritime nation - denied use of Danzig, Poland builds her own seaport; Has forest conservation created a false alarm?; Modern coal for modern markets - coal is now washed and thoroughly cleaned; Trademarks in disguise - the secret of a good trademark is its arbitrary nature; How stable is the earth's crust?; Masterpiece of Minoan Art; Babylonian brick reliefs; a link between Hellenistic and Roman painting; Butterfly faking - a new industry - rare and costly species "manufactured" from common varieties; Stone age man's world-wide culture. Back cover boasts colour Lucky Strike advertisement featuring illustration of a sultry Jean Harlow. She is quoted as saying "It's a delight to find a celophane wrapper that opens without an ice pick." Average wear. Unmarked. Two very small tears to fore-edge of back cover.

Features:    Chemistry  May  Become  The  Important  Post-depression  Factor;  Editorials  -  Extreme  Naval  Economy;  Farm  By-products  -  One  Dollar  For  Ducks  -  No  Dole  For  Us  -  Pilotless  Plane  Of  The  Future;  Cows  Fed  Irradiated  Yeast  Give  Ricket-preventive  Milk;  Space  As  Yet  Unfathomed  -  Man's  Report  Is  -  "no  Bottom";  Better  Engines  For  Navy  Planes;  Speeding  Rail  Freight  -  New  Merchandise  Containers  Carry  Less  Than  Carload  Lots;  Man-made  Oases  In  American  Deserts;  Poland  Becomes  A  Maritime  Nation  -  Denied  Use  Of  Danzig,  Poland  Builds  Her  Own  Seaport;  Has  Forest  Conservation  Created  A  False  Alarm?;  Modern  Coal  For  Modern  Markets  -  Coal  Is  Now  Washed  And  Thoroughly  Cleaned;  Trademarks  In  Disguise  -  The  Secret  Of  A  Good  Trademark  Is  Its  Arbitrary  Nature;  How  Stable  Is  The  Earth's  Crust?;  Masterpiece  Of  Minoan  Art;  Babylonian  Brick  Reliefs;  A  Link  Between  Hellenistic  And  Roman  Painting;  Butterfly  Faking  -  A  New  Industry  -  Rare  And  Costly  Species  "manufactured"  From  Common  Varieties;  Stone  Age  Man's  World-wide  Culture.    Back  Cover  Boasts  Colour  Lucky  Strike  Advertisement  Featuring  Illustration  Of  A  Sultry  Jean  Harlow.  She  Is  Quoted  As  Saying  "It's  A  Delight  To  Find  A  Celophane  Wrapper  That  Opens  Without  An  Ice  Pick."    Average  Wear.    Unmarked.    Two  Very  Small  Tears  To  Fore-edge  Of  Back  Cover. 

Price = 199.95 USD

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