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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 1943

by Editor

First Edition

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

  • Seller Inventory #: LL-b928-02
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: United States Government Printing Office
  • Place: Washington, DC
  • Date published: 1944

Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1944. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 608 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 solar radiation; the sea as a storehouse; synthetic textile fibers; petroleum geology; 1942 eruption of Mauna Loa; metals; oceanography; camouflage; world politics; dangerous reptiles; plants of China; natural rubber; land use; aboriginal South American culture; Far Eastern civilizations; culture in Indonesia; Arabs in the Middle East; Chemotherapeutic agents from microbes; Sulfonamides in the treatment of war wounds and burns; yellow fever; and more. Fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.