- Topic: science
Millikan, Robert Andrews.
Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, 1921. Original wrappers, corner creased, else fine. Published as California Institute of Technology Bulletin, vol xxix, no. 91. An address in honor of Marie Curie. ... more info
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Two pages, on Carnegie Institution stationery (Bush was its president). Writing the industrialist, philanthropist, and solar energy enthusiast about the production of food by the cultivation of chlorella, of which he was a strong promoter: "Certain rather startling relations appearing in our laboratories indicated that there might be here a way of increasing the world's food supplies, particularly in areas where there is plenty of manpower but poor land and a shortage of proteins. Algae under proper circumstances utilize the sun's energy to an extraordinary degree, and we found that by treating them correctly they could be made to produce... more info
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Cyrano de Bergerac.
Paris: Les Éditions de l'Équipe, (1946). 29 cm., 132, (8) pp. Original printed wrappers in glassine, chemise, and illustrated slipcase. Fine copy. Illustrated with 21 black and white etchings by René Ben Sussan, printed at L'Atelier Paul Haasen, text handsomely printed in two colors by Dehon & Cie. One of 375 copies on vélin, from a total edition of 395. ... more info
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