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A SELECTED LIST ON INDUSTRIAL ARTS
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
APRIL - JUNE, 1919
COURTESY OF THE PHILADELPHIA COMMERCIAL MUSEUM
CAPPING-OFF WINDOW GLASS CYLINDERS PREPARATORY TO FLATTENING
NEW TECHNICAL BOOKS
Titles marked with a star (*) are not for circulation, and may be consulted in the Technology Division, Room 115. Central Building, Fifth Avenue and Forty-second Street, daily from 9 a. m. to 10 p. m. Sundays, 1 p. m. to 10 d. m.
Aircraft year book, 1919. Issued by the Manufacturers Aircraft Association, Inc., 1919. 398 p. illus. 8°.
VDS Fifteen prominent producers comprise the above association. This attractive annual tells the part played by each in the war, with lists of officers and directors. Other features are: aeronautical maps, a list of the world's aces, important events in the history of flying and ballooning, aerial mail, meteorological tables, altitude records, lists of books and magazines, nomenclature, library classification, etc.
63. Shaw, Herman. A text-book of aeronautics... with a foreword by Colonel the Master of Sempill. London: Charles Griffin & Co., Ltd., 1919. illus. 89.
VDY This comprehensive work, based upon lectures delivered to British air officers "sets forth in clear and concise language all that the student needs to know in the preliminary stages of his work and leads him in an interesting manner into more advanced studies.” Has chapters on seaplanes, meteorology, instruments, bomb-dropping, wireless telegraphy, and aerial photography. The preface, written in October, 1918, states that the work was produced under rigid censorship.
64. The Times, London. The British aircraft industry, its industrial and commercial potentialities. London: New York and Toronto, 1918. 8o. :
VDW These chapters, by leading authorities on every branch of the subject, give a brief but general account of the history and development oi the airplane, and were written more to interest the general reader in probable developments than to weary him with technical details. They were not written for the expert, but for the average business man whose interests, though not directly concerned with the aircraft industry, can scarcely fail to be affected by this new and wonderful means of transportation.
Chemistry 64a. Alexander, Jerome. Colloid chemistry, an introduction, with some practical applications... New York: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1919.
5 v, 90 p.
PND Simple account of classification and general properties, with a description of the ultramicroscope. Larger part of the work is devoted to practical applications, very brief it is true, although there are many references to facilitate further study. Author is chairman of a special colloid committee of the National Research Committee.