Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1909. Hardcover. Small 4to. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering and device. 138pp. Illustrations. Very good. Mild edgewear, with lower outer corner bumped, though quite tight. Item #45749
Attractive first edition of this state-of-the-museum annual review of construction, funding, new acquisitions, nuts and bolts galore, every conceivable facet of the multi-museum behemoth then known as the "United States National Museum" -- now officially the Smithsonian Institution. Fascinating behind-the-scenes look into the “nation’s attic”!