CHARLES KENNETH LEITH: Scientific Adviser

By: (Leith, Charles Kenneth). McGrath, Sylvia Wallace

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Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, (1971).. (1971).. Very good. - Octavo, greenish yellow cloth titled in black on spine, in dw. The covers are bumped & the dw is rubbed & somewhat faded. xii & 255 pp. There is light foxing to the fore-edge. B&W portrait frontispiece & B&W illustrations. Very good.

First edition

A study of the career of geologist Charles Kenneth Leith [1875-1956]. Leith was head of the University of Wisconsin Geology Department for thirty years. He served as a consultant for the location and valuation of ore deposits for several mining companies and served as mineral adviser to the U.S. Shipping Board and the War Industries Board during World War I. He organized studies of world mineral supplies in the 1920s and served on many government agencies, including the Atomic Energy Commission, through the 1950s. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: CHARLES KENNETH LEITH: Scientific Adviser

Author Name: (Leith, Charles Kenneth). McGrath, Sylvia Wallace

Categories: Science,

Publisher: Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, (1971).: (1971).

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 1503

Keywords: SCIENCE; TECHNOLOGY; GEOLOGY; UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN; SCIENTIFIC ADVISER; MINING; ORE; MINERALS; U.S. SHIPPING BOARD; WAR INDUSTRIES BOARD; ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION; CHARLES KENNETH LEITH; SYLVIA WALLACE MCGRATH; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.