Munn, Orson D.: Editor
Title Scientific American September 1929 Volume 141 Number 3
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1929
Seller ID 35507821
Features: The new planetariums for Chicago and Philadelphia; Editorials - C.F. Brush, Sea safety code, Men's clothes, air country clubs; Licorice the versatile; Uncle Sam gives us new money - the process, in brief, of making paper currency; Why does an oil gusher gush?; Charting Canada's wilderness from the air - more accurate than with transit and chain; Our army's mechanized forces - development of the American fighting tank since war times (with interesting photos); What becomes of star light?; Is the diesel airplane practical?; Silvering the world's largest telescope; Foiling the burglar III - vault combinations and clocks; Sea Safety contest; the Zeppelin's American home - huge hangar being erected in Akron; Steam Come-back - outdistancing water for generation of electricity; Designing large telescopes; World's largest vineyard in California; Ancient history from aloft; Compressed air used in Novel hospital - diabetes, anemia, and other maladies treated in an unusual manner; the 'heat makes cold' regrigeration unit. Attractive colour Packard automobile advertisement inside back cover. Colour Lucky Strike advertisment upon back cover features a puckered damsel and the caption "To keep a slender figure no one can deny... Reach for a Lucky instead of a sweet." There are some rubbings/marks to this page. Page 198 is a full page advertisment for passenger aircraft manufactured by the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn Michigan. Damage to bottom of spine. Unmarked.