Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1900.

By: The Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

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Book Condition: Good


Binding a bit shaken. 1901 Hard Cover. lxv, 759 pp. 8vo. While at first blush the title would seem to indicate that this is a rather dry annual report, a closer examination reveals numerous engraved plates and photogravures, as well as an appendix full of important textual references to important topics of the day, such as: the May 28, 1900 solar eclipse; geology; Mars; aeronautics, flight, and zeppelins; electricity; the photography of sound waves; African exploration; endangered species; archaeological discoveries in Mesopotamia; yellow fever; etc. KEYWORDS: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SCIENTIFIC HISTORY INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION DEVELOPMENT

Title: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1900.

Author: The Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Categories: Engineering & Machinery, Scientific History,

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1901

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2204170