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Nature volume 142, pages 731732 (22 October 1938) | Download Citation



MAINLY, this retrospect is the story of the author's life, the life of a man who successively was mining engineer and editor, retiring then to enter with no less success upon a wider scholarship. Of less sustained interest it includes stories of travel, of contact with American presidents, and of selections from speeches made and addresses given.

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