Samuel Pierpont Langley.
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 92, Number 8. 57 pages; illustrations; light brown wrapper with title on the cover. Former 'Holyoke Public Library' punch stamped in several places. Brief biography of the third director of the Smithsonian Institute (1887-1906), leading astronomer in the United States, who helped create the Zoological Park & Astrophysical Observatory in Washington, D.C. Contains extensive extracts of Langley's writings on the field of astronomy and projects with the Institution. Other than the library stamps the pamphlet is clean inside and out. Bookseller Inventory # 10184
Title: Samuel Pierpont Langley.
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Publication Date: 1934
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
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