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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ended June 30 1949

by Editor

First Edition

Price: $50.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: LL-b928-03
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: United States Government Printing Office
  • Place: Washington, DC
  • Date published: 1950

Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1950. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 422 p. Illustrated with photographs, maps, and charts. Includes annual reports of the departments and museums that make up the Smithsonian Institution, as well as financial reports and a report on buildings and equipment. The majority of the volume is taken up with articles on scientific discoveries and natural history, including the formation of stars; origin of the earth; Hale telescope; determination of precise time; elementary particles of physics; virus research; ground-water investigations; soil science; time in evolution; animal behavior; weaverbirds; New Zealand - a botanist's paradise; Guatemalan archeology; La Colombiere; Ronne Antarctic research; and more. Fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.