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Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1940

by Smithsonian Institution

First Edition

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


  • Seller Inventory #: 019508
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Books
  • Place: Washington D.C.
  • Date published: 1941
  • Keywords: STONEHENGE

Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1941. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1941. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 512 pp. Solar prominences; satellites of Jupiter; cultural values of physics; nuclear fission; national standards of measurement; rise of organic chemical industry; rubber industry; future of man on earth; search for oil; perspectives in evolution; animal behavior; national wildlife refuge program; living fossil; insects and plant diseases; Mexican bean beetles; plant-tissue cultures; botany and history of wild rice; prehistoric culture waves from Asia to America; masked medicine societies of the Iroquois; beginnings of civilization in eastern Asia; stonehenge; sulfanilamide; future of flying. 18 plates. Spotting to page edges. Near fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.