Science: Another Outline

People laugh at Sir Francis Bacon nowadays because he said: "I take all learning to be my province." Yet, if anyone has in his library the series of "Outlines" published nowadays—The Outline of History, The Outline of Science, The Outline of Literature, The Outline of Art* he has set out rather definitely to follow Bacon's mindsteps. The latest addition to this type of library is A Popular History of American Invention published in two volumes by Charles Scribner's Sons and sold for $10. The editor is Waldemar Kaempffert, formerly of the Scientific...

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