By: Francis Rolt-Wheeler (1876-1960)
|The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|
|The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men|
|Plotting in Pirate Seas|
|The Boy With the U. S. Foresters|
|The Boy With the U.S. Miners|
|The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers|
|The Boy With the U. S. Survey|
The Boy With the U.S. Census
THE BOY WITH THE U.S. CENSUSBY FRANCIS ROLT-WHEELERPREFACELife in America to-day is adventurous and thrilling to the core. Border warfare of the most primitive type still is waged in mountain fastnesses, the darkest pages in the annals of crime now are being written, piracy has but changed its scene of operations from the sea to the land, smugglers ply a busy trade, and from their factory prisons a hundred thousand children cry aloud for rescue. The flame of Crusade sweeps over the land and the call for volunteers is abroad...
Science - History of the Universe Vol. 1: Astronomy
Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The first volume is on Astronomy written by Waldemar Kaempffert. This book briefly discusses the evolution of astronomical beliefs and the development of instruments and progress of methods in the science. It explains, further, the different astronomical laws, theories, phenomena and objects, as well as the history of these discoveries.