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Great Inventions (Smithsonian Scientific Series, Vol 12)

By Charles Greeley Abbot

Fine HC in Very Good slipcase. Red leatherette over boards with green Smithsonian device on front cover and gilt line and torch decorations on front cover and spine; textblock untrimmed at fore and tail edges; watermarked laid paper. Bright, clean covers and spine; lightly dust spotted on text block top edge; tightly bound; crisp, clean interior - many leaves unopened at tail edge. Slipcase is green leather-grain paper over boards; clean, lightly scuffed. 8vo, 383 pp; biblio, index; many illustrations.