Abbot, Charles Greeley
Title Great Inventions. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume XII - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher New York Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc. 1932
Seller ID 016689
New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc., 1932. Published 1932. Volume XII of this hard-to-find full vellum bound Patron's edition of this popular early twentieth century series of books showcasing the Smithsonian Institution's contribution to American scientific knowledge. Large 8vo, about 9.5 inches tall, full vellum with gilt spine lettering and repeating torch pattern in gilt on the front cover, gilt-lettered dark green circular inset on front cover, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, illustrated with plates in both black and white and in color. Some light edgewear and light cover soil, spine slightly age-darkened, slight outward bow to covers, good hinges, firm text block, very light scattered foxing to a few pages, pages otherwise clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
SMITHSONIAN SCIENTIFIC SERIES AMERICAN SCIENCE