Hill, Henry Chase & Will H. Johnston.
Title THE NEW WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE.
Binding Hard Cover
Publisher John C. Winston Co. [Philadelphia]. No date. (1929, 1930.).
Seller ID 98-0178
600pp. sm4to. Blue cloth with the front cover giltstamped with a large illustration of Mercury holding a ship in one hand & an electrical tower in the other; large illustrations of a monoplane behind Mercury & the globe beneath one of his feet in dark blue. Cover & spine are gilt-lettering with the spine also having black lettering. Compiled & arranged by Henry Chase Hill. Edited & revised by Will H. Johnston. Color frontispiece & 700 b/w photos & drawings. Indexed. Subtitled: 'The Marvels of Modern Industry and Invention, The Interesting Stories of Common Things, The Mysterious Processes of Nature Simply Explained'. Covers everything from radios to sausages & chewing gum - and beyond - with many photos of life in the 1920s. Shaken (but tight with good hinges), gilt & black lettering on spine very dull o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defect. No dustjacket. This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping.