Technical World: Chicago/NY, 1913. Paperback. Good. Item #21-2679
Illus., 10 x 7", pict stapled wraps, 475-634. Covers poor and almost detached from textblock, contents have light soiling and edge tears, occasional pencil marks, first few pp have light staining and wrinkling else good. Although race car drivers George Robertson, Harry Grant, Ralph De Palma and Joe Dawson are mentioned in this article the focus is on the behind-the-scenes people, referred to as "stage managers" (pit crews). Other articles: "Is Uncle Sam Turning Socialist?", "Baltimore Solves Big Problem" (Jones Falls), "Metal Joints For Human Limbs", "Freezing Water To Mine Gold", "Powder And Gas Aid Fire Fighters." Plus a brief article on an African-American farmer from Alabama who was able to produce eight bales of cotton to the acre.