The Booklist, Volume 14

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American Library Association Publishing Board, 1918 - Best books
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Page 293 - In the future, as in the past, the German people will have to seek firm cohesion in its glorious army and in its belaurelled young fleet.
Page 77 - Including the attack and defense of trenches, the construction of trenches and obstacles, mining and countermining, bayonet fighting, the use of grenades and bombs, liquid fire, asphyxiating gases, machine guns, gas masks, steel helmets, periscopes, etc.
Page 142 - Malory, Sir Thomas. The romance of King Arthur and his knights of the Round table; illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Page 177 - Requests to be placed on the mailing list . . . should be addressed to its Division of Information.
Page 185 - Non-technical chats on iron and steel, and their application to modern industry.
Page 321 - ... treatise covering US Naval Practice. By Lieut. Comdr. GJ Meyers, US Navy, of the Department of Marine Engineering and Naval Construction, US Naval Academy. This book covers turbine installations in the US Navy with chapters on the elementary principles of design and construction. Especially adapted for use of midshipmen and officers of the navy and for an elementary text-book in colleges and universities. It was written to fill the want of a text-book more for the student and operating engineer...
Page 141 - This volume is concerned with the transportation service performed by steam railroads. It does not discuss the engineering and other technical questions of railroad construction and operation, but describes the American railroad system, gives an account of the service performed by the different branches of the railroad organization, considers the business relations of the railroads and the public, and discusses the problems of government regulation. The book is a study in railway economics...
Page 298 - States — an invasion insidiously conceived and vigorously prosecuted for years before hostilities began; — that this war is our war; — that the sanctity of American freedom and of the American home depend upon what we do NOW.
Page 318 - UNITED STATES ARTILLERY AMMUNITION. 3 to 6 in. Shrapnel Shells, 3 to 6 in. High Explosive Shells and Their Cartridge Cases.
Page 150 - In the preface the author frankly states his conviction that "there can be no new world until there is a new Europe, in which the dogma that the state is a licensed brigand is smitten dead...

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