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Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1952

by Smithsonian Institution

First Edition

Price: $29.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: 019505
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Books
  • Place: Washington D.C.
  • Date published: 1953

Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1953. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1952. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 461 pp. Radio astronomy; the sun, the moon, and the tides; engineering and pure science; man's synthetic future; phosphorus and life; the ice age in the North American Arctic; 1944 eruption of Usu; snails and their relations to the soil; ecology, evolution and distribution of the vertebrates; grasshopper glacier of Montana and its relation to long-distance flights of grasshoppers; advances and techniques of anatomy; livestock parasitology; botanizing with the Okinawans; bromeliad malaria; pharmacology of antibiotics; an anthropologist looks at Lincoln; use of music in the treatment of the sick by American Indians. Plates. Near fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.