Samuel Pierpont Langley.

Abbot, C.G.

Published by Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1934
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Title: Samuel Pierpont Langley.

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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

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