Scientific American June 1929 Volume 140 Number 6

By: Munn, Orson D.: Editor

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Features: A motoris may be asleep even if his eyes are open; Editorials: save Old Ironsides, Humanizing science, Television's future, Submarine safety; Skilled workmanship on organs for church, theater and home; Architects as room designers; The strangest thing in physics; Firsts in aviation; Towers of Hudson River bridge are rising rapidly; The highest known velocity; Prospecting with artificial earthquakes; the month in medical science - punch drunk, u.v. rays, compressed air pranks, posture, yellow fever, rider's legs, tar poison, childhood teeth, food colors; The search for the first American; Education adopts the motion picture; Pointers from a pen maker; Death Valley; Egyptian vandalism 3400 years ago; Aerodynamic wind mills; Television advances; Protecting paintings for posterity; Roman engineering triumphs; Light airplaine design contest; Wasteful cotton baling methods; Early Indians in Florida.Major damage to front cover along spine. Half of spine missing. Back cover features colour Camel cigarette advertisement with the caption "Now it's unanimous. I'd walk a mile for a Camel... So would I" Two-colour "Dodge Brothers Trucks" advertisement inside front cover. Inside back cover is a very attractive colour Packard automobile advertisement with a few small spots of soiling. Ad shows a strapping young man fabricating auto parts. Well-worn.

Title: Scientific American June 1929 Volume 140 Number 6

Author Name: Munn, Orson D.: Editor

Categories: Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Company: 1929

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 35507819

Keywords: Features: A motoris may be asleep even if his eyes are open; Editorials: save Old Ironsides, Humanizing science, Television's future, Submarine safety; Skilled workmanship on organs for church, theater and home; Architects as room designers; The strangest thing in physics; Firsts in aviation; Towers of Hudson River bridge are rising rapidly; The highest known velocity; Prospecting with artificial earthquakes; the month in medical science - punch drunk, u.v. rays, compressed air pranks, posture, yellow fever, rider's legs, tar poison, childhood teeth, food colors; The search for the first American; Education adopts the motion picture; Pointers from a pen maker; Death Valley; Egyptian vandalism 3400 years ago; Aerodynamic wind mills; Television advances; Protecting paintings for posterity; Roman engineering triumphs; Light airplaine design contest; Wasteful cotton baling methods; Early Indians in Florida.Major damage to front cover along spine. Half of spine missing. Back cover features colour Camel cigarette advertisement with the caption "Now it's unanimous. I'd walk a mile for a Camel... So would I" Two-colour "Dodge Brothers Trucks" advertisement inside front cover. Inside back cover is a very attractive colour Packard automobile advertisement with a few small spots of soiling. Ad shows a strapping young man fabricating auto parts.,