The book of marvels

Front Cover
Funk & Wagnalls, 1931 - Biography & Autobiography - 128 pages

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Leavitt Miss expert on star clusters 90
10
Diver dreaded foe of 14 at work on a wreck 27 deepsea
12
Vaccination latest methods of 89
18
Gar Wood and his power boat
21
Lindbergh Colonel Charles A famous solo flight of 22 flight
22
Airplane carrier latest type of 58
23
Virgo a nebular region in
27
Ice use of to boil a kettle 14
33
Weaving primitive methods of 45 modern methods of 45
61
Arkwright Richard inventor 44
62
Irrigation ditches digging in the desert 84 in Oregon
66
Montana geological history in
70
Yellow fever closing in on 42
73
Battleship latest type of 58 59 seventeenthcentury type 119
78
Napoleon tomb of
83
Journalism up to date in the sky
87

AJron airship pictured and described 9
35
Loganberry origin of
36
Icebreaker used by Admiral Byrd
41
Amonton Guillaume pioneer inventor of steam engine 19
42
Waterspout caught in a
52
Magnet testing a big 86 lifting carwheels by 87
53
Animals comparative intelligence of
54
Iodin our need of 28
59
Bird the thriftiest
89
Lacemaking mysteries of 44
93
Chipmunks 75
103
Pole North discovery of 42 South 42
114
Post and Gatty their flight around the world 11
121
Rabies inoculating against 88
127
Dalton John early instance of colorblindness 30
128
Copyright

Other editions - View all