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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Smithsonian scientific series.
New York : Smithsonian Institution series, Inc., 1929-1932
|All Authors / Contributors:||
C G Abbot; Arthur Charles Bachmeyer; Smithsonian Institution.
|Notes:||"A promise kept" (4p.) 23 cm. laid in, describing the quality of the publication.
Some printings called "Patron's Edition" with copy registered in the name of the patron or subscriber.
Variant bindings: red or white leather stamped in gold.
|Description:||12 v. : ill., plates (some col.), ports., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. The Smithonian Institution, by Webster Prentiss True.--v. 2. The sun and the welfare of man, by Charles Greeley Abbot.--v. 3. Minerals from earth and sky, by George P. Merrill and William F. Foshag.--v. 4. The North American Indians, by Rose A. Palmer.--v. 5. Insects: their ways and means of living, by Robert Evans Snodgrass.--v. 6. Wild animals in and out of the zoo, by William M. Mann.--v. 7. Man from the farthest past, by Carl Whiting Bishop.--v. 8. Cold-blooded vertebrates, by Samuel F. Hildebrand, Charles W. Gilmore, and Doris M. Cochran.--v. 9. Warm-blooded vertebrates, by Alexander Wetmore, Gerrit S. Miller, Jr., and James W. Gidley.--v. 10. Shelled invertebrates, by Ray S. Bassler, Charles E. Resser, Waldo L. Schmitt, Paul Bartsch.--v. 11. Old and new plant lore, by Agnes Chase.--v. 12. Great inventions, by Charles Greeley Abbot.|
|Responsibility:||editor-in-chief Charles Abbot.|