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Yankees BABE RUTH w/ Birthday Cake & Thomas Edison PHOTOS 1929 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912023496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), February 17, 1929 * Babe Ruth birthday photo * Thomas Edison & Henry Ford This section is loaded with photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion and much more. The front page has a photo titled: "A Birthday Cake Fit Four A Sultan: Babe Ruth" Also 2 related photos regarding Thomas Edison's birthday as well. Complete rotogravure section only with all 18 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 12:56

$38.00
158042

THE EDISON SHOP Thomas A. Fifth Avenue New York City ADVERTISEMENT1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391907983359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1919 * Thomas Alva Edison * Manhattan, New York City * Shop advertisement The back page has an unusual ad which includes a photo of Thomas Edison. The full page ad is for: "The Edison Shop" in New York City which has a 8 by 6 inch photo of Edison headed: "Thomas Alva Edison; The Inventor Of the Phonograph" and the street address located a the bottom right. The rest of the page is blank. A nice ad for display being on the back page. News, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:27

$40.00
157976

CHIEF SITTING BULL on the Warpath & Thomas Edison Inventions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905440353

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1878 * Chief Sitting Bull * On the Warpath * Thomas A. Edison The front page has: "Sitting Bull And His Band" which includes: "...that he and his people are not on the verge of starvation as represented, but in fine condition...His followers have plenty of arms & ammunition...He does not want to surrender but evinces a strong desire to go on the war path..." and more (see). Near the top of page 5 is: "Edison's Wonderful Inventions" "An Improvement on the Telephone Successfully Tested--The Airophone or Speaking Fog-Horn and Its Mission". The report begins: "The prolific brain of Prof. Edison has given to the world two new discoveries..." with much detail on each... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:40

$43.00
157234

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the new PHONOGRAPH Invention Demo. 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887855746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Edison * Phonograph The top of page 5 has a column headed: "AN EVENING WITH EDISON. What The Phonograph Can Do." with various subheads including: "It's Inventor's Practiced Hand Makes It Sing In Time and Tune--It Repeats Levy's Harmony & the Babbling of a Crowd..." with more (see). This article takes over half a column and is a great analysis of this modern marvel of the 19th century. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:09

$76.00
157180

THOMAS EDISON Electric Light Bulb Invention to Replace Gas 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887167337

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY AMERICAN, Nashville, Tennessee, Oct. 24, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison * Electric light bulb Page 3 has a nice article on Thomas Edison's electric light invention with the top of a column having; "Edison's New Light" "Electricity to Take the Place of Gas in All Cities". A very interesting article (see for portions). Four pages, large size, archivally reinforced at the spine, various minor margin tears. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:04

$48.00
156923

Early Electronic COMPUTER Invention MRS.THOMAS EDISON Mina Death 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067456031

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1947 * Early electronic computers invention * Thomas Edison's wife (Mina) death Page 17 has one column headings: "MRS. EDISON DEAD; INVENTOR'S WIDOW" and "Second Wife of the Discoverer of Electric Light--Mother of Jersey Ex-Governor" with photo of Mina Edison (see photos). Also one column headlines on page 19 that include: "NEW GIANT 'BRAIN' DOES WIZARD WORK" "Bureau of Standards Says It Can Solve Vast Mathematical Problems in a Few Months" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:13

$47.00
156324

THOMAS EDISON Menlo Park New Jersey Inventions & Sitting Bull 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864668295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1878 * Thomas Edison - inventions * Menlo Park, New Jersey * Sitting Bull - Indians Near the top of the ftpg: "The Hostile Indians" "Sitting Bull's Threatening Attitude--Details of the South Mountain Fight". Page 4 has a piece beginning: "We rejoice to hear from the almost magic precincts of Menlo Park, that our wildest anticipations regarding the 'phones' that await us in the future are likely to be speedily realized..." and more (see). Page 5 has; "Phonomime, Autophone, and Kosmophone" is an interesting article on "phones" of the future with talk of Thomas Edison (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, very nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:17

$37.00
155548

THOMAS EDISON Menlo Park New Jersey Inventions INTERVIEW 1878 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015982889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 20, 1878 * Thomas Edison - inventions * Menlo Park, New Jersey The front page has most of a column headed: "Inventor Edison's Last" "A Machine that Will Be Of Immense Value For Various Purposes". This interesting article is a nice interview with Thomas Edison in which he apologizes to the reporting for not being able to show him his latest invention, the aerophone (just sent for the patent), but then goes on show the reporter his latest improvements on the phonograph, with several demonstrations. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing to the ftpg., mild margin wear, 2 folds.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:41

$57.00
154034

ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB Thomas Edison Menlo Park NJ Explanation 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784465541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 20, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Menlo Park, New Jersey Page 7 has a nice article on Thomas Edison with the top of a column headed: "Electric Light" "The Magician of Menlo Park Tells His Own Tale" which is a nice piece about how he invented the electric light, told in his own words. It is prefaced with: "The editor of the 'North American Review' has seduced Mr. Edison to 'tell his own tale in his own melodious way', and the result is an interesting article over his signature...". Also on pg. 7: "Dick Turpin's Day" "It Seems to Have Recurred in California--Two San Franciscans in the Roles of Stage Robbers". Eight pages, irregular ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:12

$58.00
153806

THOMAS EDISON Falls into Coma & Al 'Scarface' Capone to be Guilty 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371938723841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Falls into a coma - would die next day * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial * Would be found guilty on this day The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day. Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise generally nice.

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Ends June 02, 2017 15:41

$38.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
151857

GREAT BLIZZARD OF 1888 New York City Thomas Edison Inventions w/ Prints Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857325213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 24, 1888 * Great Blizzard of 1888 * Snowstorm w/ illustrations * Inventor Thomas Edison The entire ftpg. has 8 images of: "New York City--The Great Snow & Wind Storm of March 12 & 13", with more related illustrations inside. Also inside: "Edison's New System of Telegraphy" with prints of 5 portions of it (see). An interesting article on: "Chinese Kites". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:46

$38.00
151855

Great 1878 THOMAS EDISON Incandescent Light Bulb Lamp in Progress Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857322628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 6, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Work in progress Page 2 has an historic report taking almost an entire column headed: "Edison's Electric Light" "The Latest Advances Made in Perfecting the Invention--An Electric Meter". Also: "Slaughtered By Steam" "Two Men Instantly Killed & Five Terribly Injured" Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:42

$47.00
151423

THOMAS EDISON Etheric Force Electromagnetic RADIO Waves Discovery 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681627665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 3, 1875 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Discovers Etheric force * Radio waves Page 4 has most of a column taken up with: "Etheric Force" which notes in part: "...an ingenious person of telegraphic antecedents has just informed the world that he has discovered a new force, which he calls the 'etheric force'...This force, he assures us, is neither electricity nor magnetism, although it seems to be a sort of second cousin of the one...". This "ingenious person" was in fact Thomas Edison, and the "etheric force" he discovered was in fact radio waves. See the hyperlink for much more on this. This was from relatively early in Edison's career so he was not the household name he... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:22

$65.00
151171

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673587119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:30

$268.00
151005

KINETOGRAPH 1st Motion Picture Camera Thomas Edison Invention PRINT1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669318244

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1893 * Inventor Thomas Edison * invention of the Kinetograph (historic) The top of an inside page has a very historic article headed: "First Public Exhibition of Edison's Kinetograph" which was essentially the beginning of the motion picture industry. The articles takes over a full column (see photos) & a portion includes: "...the duration of each image is one-ninety-second of a second, and the entire strip passes through the instrument in about thirty seconds. In the kinetograph each image dwells upon the retina until it is replaced by the succeeding one & the difference between any picture & the succeeding one or preceding one is so slight as to rend... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:14

$127.00
149152

INCANDESCENT LAMP Electirc Light Bulb Thomas Edison DISCOVERY 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371779267340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 15, 1880 * Incandescent light bulb (lamp) discovery * Inventor Thomas Edison * Menlo Park, New Jersey The back page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Edison's Latest Wonder" "The Electric Lamp Still Burning, Contrary to Current Opinion" "Edison Confident & Getting Ready to Make a Thousand Lamps a Day--A Visit to the Menlo Park Curiosity Shop". Great reading in his lengthy article, the result of a reporter's visit to his laboratories. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:04

$52.00
148623

THOMAS EDISON Famous Inventor Interview Depicted Humble Ordinary 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371765537316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 4, 1892 * Inventor Thomas Edison described as humble The top of the back page has: "Edison Isn't Proud" "His Hats & Cigars are Cheap & His Clothes are not a Bit Stuck Up". An interesting article on how "ordinary" Thomas Edison is, with a short interview with him as well (see). Four pages, very large folio size, a few minor archival mends, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:36

$56.00
148100

Great 1878 THOMAS EDISON Incandescent Light Bulb Lamp in Progress Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371749517038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Dec. 8, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Work in progress (rare report) Page 11 has nearly an entire column headed: "Electric Light" "It Can Be Divided, but Light by Incandescence Has Never Succeeded--Reasons of its Failure--The enormous Loss of Incandescent Light When Divided--Can Edison Overcome this Difficulty?" A wealth of other interest articles, many with an "Old West" flavor. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 29, 2016 15:31

$35.00
147162

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the PHONOGRAPH Invention PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371720307412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Phonograph invention The prime content is the nice one-third pg. illustration captioned: "The Phonograph and Its Inventor, Mr. Thomas A. Edison." showing a young Edison with his newly invented & crude looking device which was his phonograph. There is a related article on the same page headed: "Mr. Thomas A. Edison" which includes: "...Every one is acquainted with his telephone, phonograph & other remarkable inventions...Mr. Edison is above the medium height & although he is only 31 years old, his iron gray hair & thoughtful eye show the effects of continued study. He is genial, liberal, and entirely unostentatious. His m... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2016 14:49

$147.00
146548

MORMONS Salt Lake City Founding & THOMAS EDISON'S Electic Light 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518794491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 12, 1880 * Mormons - Mormonism - Utah * Thomas Edison & Electricity Page 6 begins with a lengthy article headed: "A Mormon Anniversary" "The Journey of the Saints to Utah" "Gulls, Rattlesnakes, and Deceitful Guides as Divine Interpositions--The Story of the Founding of Salt Lake City", taking over a full column. Equally as nice is a; lengthy back page article headed: "An Inventor's Workshop" "What Edison Has Accomplished--His Carbon Lamp and its Latest Modification" "Speedy Introduction of the Light Promised--His Various Patents and Designs--The Electric Railway". This article takes nearly two columns with much detail (photos show just the beginn... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:28

$79.00
146317

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Electric Light Bulb Inventor Death BURIAL 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371689770290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 22, 1931. * Inventor Thomas Edison death * Funeral - burial ceremony The top of the front page has one column headings: "EDISON LAID AWAY TO REST" "Famous Inventor Sleeps Beneath Great Oak Tree" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally gold.

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Ends August 20, 2016 15:43

$35.00
146208

THOMAS EDISON Inventor Becomes Sick Ill - Prelude to Death ? 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511256270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1931 * Inventor Thomas Edison becomes ill * Prelude to his death shortly after ? The front page has a one column heading: "THOMAS EDISON ILL; DOCTOR FLIES TO HIM" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with photo. (see) Edison would die about 2 months later. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editio... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:17

$40.00
144316

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Historic Electric LIGHT BULB Invention PRINTS 1880 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371629988348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 10, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Historic Electric light bulb The photos shows the nice page 5 illustration captioned "Edison's Latest Electric Lamp" with the companion article headed "Edison's Latest Electric Light" explaining this new and improved lamp which used a new type of carbon referred to as the "horseshoe" form of the carbon. A very nice, graphic item on Thomas Edison & perhaps his most famous invention. The illustration measures 8 by 6 inches. The front page has 3 illustrations: "The Merchants Telephone Exchange New York City", and a report: "The Telephone Central Office System". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:57

$158.00
142892

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371589768693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas E... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2016 14:49

$245.00
142615

THOMAS EDISON Supports 18th Amendment Prohibition Law Enforcement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371583352722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1930 * Inventor Thomas Edison * U.S. Prohibition support * Anti beer - liquor law Page 17 has a one column heading: "EDISON SEES BOON IN PROHIBITION LAW" with subheads. (see) See images for a question/answer article showing Thomas Edison's support for the Eighteenth Amendment. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the presen... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:41

$33.00
141380

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371555453015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented * Best title to have this in ? Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below..... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2016 07:31

$298.00
138290

TELEPHONE INVENTION Inventor Thomas Edison w/ Descriptiom PRINT 1879 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322171648

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 27, 1879 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Telephone invention Inside has an article: "Edison's Latest Telephone" which is very descriptive text on it. Included as well is a nice illustration captioned: "Edison's New Telephone". Various other inventions & scientific improvements of the day in this issue. Sixteen pages, some minor staining, generally nice.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:14

$48.00
138288

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Electrical Railway Railroad PRINT & more 1880 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488239820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 5, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric railroad - railway An inside page has a very interesting illustration of: "Edison's Electrical Railway" with a related article as well. The full ftpg. has 8 illustrations of the: "Manufacture of the Weston Differential Pulley Block, Yale Lock Manufacturing Co.." which exists to this day. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:12

$37.00
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