ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION for the Year Ending June 30 1926

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Dark Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles and institution roundel to front board.235 x 160 mm approx.xii + 552pp. Articles of interest to astronomers, biologists, anthropologists, geologists,scientists and historians generally include:- Scientific work of the Maud expedition 1922-25 by H.U.Sverdrup, The Cause of Earthquakes - W.H.Hobbs, A visit to the gem districts of Ceylon and Burma - F D Adams, Barro Colorado Island Biological Station - A.O.Gross, The effect of aluminium sulphate of rhododendrons and other acid-soil plants- F.V.Coville, Fragrant Butterflies- A.H.Clark (13 plates) Heritage from the American Indians - W.E.Stafford (12 plates). The Bronzes of Hsin-Cheng Hsien- C.W.Bishop (9 plates) Omaha bow and arrow makers- F La Flesche (4 plates) The Katcina altars in Hopi worship - J W.Fewkes etc. etc. Vg (Book- Shelf wear to cloth and bumping to corners of boards. Gilt to spine dulled. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Binding sound with no other defects). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.