WorldCat Identities

Meyer, Jerome S. (Jerome Sydney) 1895-1975

Overview
Works: 108 works in 300 publications in 6 languages and 5,868 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: GV1229, 793
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Most widely held works by Jerome S Meyer
World book of great inventions by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and Chinese and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of man's victory over discouragement and adversity; it is the story of his amazing vision, tenancity, and determination to overcome all obstacles in order to improve his world
Fun with mathematics by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

24 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baffling mathematical tricks, magic squares, making slide rules from rulers--these are a few of the mathematical gems to be found in this book, which proves mathematics can be both fun and fascinating
The big book of family games; the most complete treasury of fun-filled games and activities for family and friends by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Games and puzzles for the whole family, presented in eight categories: word games, games of action, pencil and paper games, quiz games, games for special occasions, magic tricks, mind reading stunts, and games for the very young
Prisms and lenses by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1963 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the basic principles of light, and discusses the uses of prisms and lenses to refract and bend light
Machines by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what machines are, how they work and what they can do for man
Engines by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the steam engine, gasoline engine, diesel, jet, turbine and electric motor with notes about the inventor, early designs and the principles underlying the operation of each
Fun with the new math by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of word and picture puzzles, riddles, and tricky questions. Includes answers at the back of the book
The elements, builders of the universe by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great accidents in science that changed the world by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of the discoveries of nine scientists whose attention to trivial or accidental things led to great advances: Archimedes, Oersted, Morse, Bell, Réaumur, Eastman, the Wright brothers, and Fleming
Paper by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of paper and paper products, from its early invention to the present day. Grades 6 and up
Sound and its reproduction by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple explanations of the phenomena of sound: wave-length, frequency, speed, amplitude, pitch, amplification, and ultrasonics. Also discusses musical tone, and the reception and production of sound in the human body
The big fun book by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1952 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun for the family by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1959 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water at work by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of mechanical drawing by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iron & steel by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Multiple languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and processing of iron and steel. Grades 5-7
Puzzle, quiz, and stunt fun by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1972 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture book of the weather by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in English and Italian and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The home book of party games by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 1964 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture book of astronomy by Jerome S Meyer( Book )

5 editions published between 1945 and 1951 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityJennings, S. M., 1895-1975

Jennings, S. M.

Jennings, S. M. (1895-1975)

Meiye’er, Jielumu S. 1895-1975

Meiye'er, Jielumu S. 1895-1975

Meyer, Jerome S.

Meyer, Jerome Sydney, 1895-

Meyer, Jerome Sydney 1895-1975

マイヤー, ジェローム・S

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