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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Aug. 10, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. The entire front page is on: "The Art Of Preserving The Eyesight" carrying over to pg. 2 as well. The ftpg. has 5 related illustrations. A great issue for an ophthalmologist.
Also within is: "The Paris Exhibition - Th... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 11, 1909 The front cover of the issue is entitled "A Remarkable Grain Elevator for Discharging Vessels" with additional photos inside the issue. Within the issue is "Counting Our People by Machine"; "Termination of the Rheims Aviation Meeting"; "The Rheims Aviation Meeting"; "Dr. Cook's Discovery of the... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 13, 1870 The front page has "Greenleaf's Improved Turn-Table" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Austin's Improved Shingle Machine"; "Lull's Friction Clutch"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, in nice condition.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 17, 1869 The front page has "Wedeking & Dueberg's Improved Brick Kiln" with accompany article. Within the issue is: "Patent Life-Saving Apparatus"; "Buell's Velocipede Spring"; "Larkin's Nursing Table"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, slight irregular l... See More
Complete in sixteen pages
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, December 14, 1907 Content includes discussion of the Senlecq Telectroscope titled: "An Apparatus for Electrical Vision". Other articles and prints include: "Some Soldering Appliances" "Preventing Frost on Show Windows" "Defects of the First British Airship" and "Soul-Houses in Egypt".
The compl... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897 This issue contains a full page with 4 illustrations of "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an early pitching machine! Other items with the issue are: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 29, 1868 The front page has "The New Suspension Bridge over the Cumberland, at Nashville, Tenn." with an accompanying article. Also on the front cover and continuing inside is "Editorial Correspondence" which is a detailed article on the Leaning Tower of Pisa. No illustrations are included. Inside the issue is: "Turning a... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1880 The front page has "Babcock & Wilcox Boilers at the Standard Oil Company's Refinery Greenpoint, L.I." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Novel Swimming Device"; "The Holden Ice Machine"; "Pike's Hot-Blast Boiler Furnace"; "Pease's Oil-Testing Apparatus"; "The Ne... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 29, 1876 The front page features a large illustration "the Pneumatic Health institute, at Milan, Italy" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: Hofecker's Car Brake"; Smith's Hay Elevator and Carrier"; Clark's Steam Governor"; "Canan's Hydraulic Anchor Lift"; and more articles, illustrations and ad... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Automobile Number", New York, Jan. 16, 1909 See the photos for the great color cover, captioned: "Speed Rivals" showing an early racing car attempting to go faster than the biplane seen above it. An extremely displayable cover! The entire issue focuses on the automobile industry with many photos, and even the ads are largely automobile-th... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 18, 1902 The cover has "Comparison of the Panama and Nicaragua Canal Routes" with accompanying article. Also inside are: "The Drilling of Submarine Oil Wells as Performed at Summerland, Cal."; "The Bardon Alcohol Automobile"; "Some Experiments with Wireless Telegraphy"; and more articles, illustrations and adverti... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 22, 1878 This issue contains an article and print describing "Edison's Micro-Tasimeter". The front page features "The International Avenue at the Paris Exhibition. Other articles: "Horizontal Engine with Collmann's Valve Gear" "Ether Ice-making Machine" "Holcomb's Hot Air Furnace" "Birds of Para... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 12, 1884 Taking most of the front page is a large illustrations plus two insets: "New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway.--Hydraulic Lift Bridge At Syracuse, N.Y." Also a report: "Hydraulic Lift Bridge."
Prints inside include: "Hand-Grenade Fire Extinguisher" "Attitude of a Soldier on the Battle-Field 24 Hours After ... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 12, 1899 The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of the sailing yacht "Columbia" with an article & another page of photos inside. Inside photo of: "The Riker Electric Brougham" car, with text. Also a devise titled: "The Boxing Kangaroo". "The Polyphone--Novel Attachment for Phonographs" gives the machine two horns (s... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 The front page features a photo of Louis: "Pasteur" with a lengthy article on him as well. Other articles with illustrations include: "The Tool Steel Industry" "An Automatic Double Chisel Mortising Machine", a full page print of: "The Armored Cruiser Brooklyn, Launched at Philadelphia, October 2, 1895" and: ... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Oct. 25, 1913
* Gordon Bennett Trophy (aeroplanes)
A great aviation issue as the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a photo: "Front end of machine on which Prevost won the Gordon Bennett Cup". Two inside pages have more on: "The Rheims Aviation Meeting & the Gordon Bennett Cup Races - The Winners & Their Machines"
Complete i... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 23, 1895 Great issue on the early automobile era with the front page having illustrations of: "A Steam Tricycle" with a related article, and also: "The Electric Carriage of M. Jeantaud" with a lengthy article as well.
Much inside on the latest inventions of the day, including "Manufacture of White Vinegar" "Recent... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 23, 1910 Front cover is "Rougier Flying Across the Bay of Monaco in His Voisin Biplane" with accompanying article inside the issue. Also inside the issue are: "Model Motor-Boat Racing"; "An Automatic Projecting Lantern with Electrical Control"; "The Inventor of Diving Armor"; and more illustrations, articles and advertise... See More
* Crossing the Atlantic by Plane
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Can the Atlantic Ocean Be Crossed In an Aeroplane", "Rice Terraces New Bannaue", "Savage Irrigat
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1910
* Early airplanes
The front page features several photos from: "The Olympia Aero Exhibition at London" as well as several more pages of airplane photos. Also: "The Oil Fields of the Gulf of Mexico" which includes a map; "The South Pole - the Coming Antarctic Expeditions" which would hav... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 13, 1873 A nice issue for any ballooning enthusiast as the front page is taken up with 3 prints, the largest captioned: "The Great Transatlantic Balloon" with prints of its "aeronauts" and a detailed article. In reality they were forced to land in New England, never making it across any water, however this was the first attempt to cros... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 2, 1920
This issue features the colored cover "The Materialized Dream of Seventy-Five Years of Progress". The issue also contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Representative Progress of the Past Seventy-Five Years; Seventy-Five Years of Invention; Civil engineering; Transportation by Sea and Land; Seventy-Five Years of Applied Elect... See More
The prints shown (see photos) are captioned: "Diagram
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N.Y., July 25, 1903
* Gordon-Bennett Cup automobile race photos
* Athy, Kildare County, Irleand
Full front page has two photos: "The Automobile Race In Ireland For The Gordon-Bennett Trophy."
Inside has a report about the race that includes six more photos.
Other topics with photos and prints throughout this 16 page issue. Good condition.
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Other prints inside include: "The Terrible Fire at the Charity Bazar in Paris" "The Centennial Jubilee of the High Hat" "Centrifugal Pumping Engines for the Union Dry Dock, Newport" &quo
Other prints include: "With the Northern Cheyennes" "
Prints & articles inside include: "William Denny" "New Water Works of Katatbeh" "Havre Exhibition Building" "Garson's Improved Suspens
Prints inside include: "Wild Grape Vines in the upper San Joaquin Valley, California", "Proposed Bridge Across the Rhine at Bonn", "The Collapse of Saint Catherine's Tunnel
A wealth of science-relat
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 3, 1894 This is the front leaf only with most of it taken up with very nice prints captioned; "DETAILS OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE BELL TELEPHONE". Nice to have details displayed on the cover of this 1800's scientific publication.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 10, 1917 The colored cover is entitled "Aboard the Merchant Submarine 'Deutschland'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Facts About the Panama Canal"; "Where Science Joins Hands with Art - The Modern Taxidermy as Revealed in San Francisco's Great New Museum"; and more articles, illustrati... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 3, 1902 The front page features six illustrations of "Some Continental Underground Roads (subways)" with an accompanying article inside. Articles within the issue are: "An Aeroplane Airship under Construction for the British War Office"; "Powerful Locomotive for Suburban Service"; Zuni, An Ancient City of The Pueblos"; and... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 8, 1868
* Christopher Latham Sholes
* Patent for 1st practical typewriter
Near the back is a lengthy list of the: "Official Report of Patents and Claims Issued by the United States Patent Office for the week ending June 23, 1868." One of these is the patent for the very first practical typewriter, given to C. Latham Sholes, headed:&n... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1881
* Thomas Alva Edison
* Electric light patent #
Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant item under the list of: "Index of Inventions For Which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted in the Week Ending Feb. 15, 1881" is an entry reading: "Electric light, T.A. Edison.....237,732". This was th... See More
Sixteen pages, a
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 26, 1884 The ftpg. features a nice print of: "View of Catskill Creek Bridge, on the N.Y., W.S. & B.R.R., Looking Toward the Hudson" with a related article.
A wealth of various new inventions, improvements with illustrations inside including: "De Foy's New Game Table" which looks like an early pinball machine. Also: "Thoma... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 24, 1896 The full ftpg. has 6 photo prints of notable buildings on the campus of Princeton University, this issue celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding. Inside as a related article: "The Sesquicentennial Celebration of Princeton University" which includes two more photos.
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of browning at the... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878
* Historic Phonograph invention
* Thomas Edison - inventor
Page 3 has 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
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 5,1887 The front page features "Mr. Henry M. Stanley Experimenting with the Maxim Automatic Machine Gun." Inside the issue are: "Laboratory Tromp and Other Apparatus"; "Dickiesons' Binding File"; "Cousins Child's Tray"; "The Vesuvious Observatory"; and additional illustrations, articles and advertisement... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 2, 1868. The front page features "Reynolds' Steam Condensing and Water Elevating Engine". Inside the issue are: "Selfridge's Patent Washing Machine"; "Gear's Variety Planing and Molding Machine"; "Hattan's Patent Fireplace"; "Dimock's Thermo-Annuciator"; and additional illustrations, artic... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 8, 1851 The front page has two illustrations of a "Steam Engine Regulator". Inside the issue are illustrations of "Erricsson's Caloric Engine" and "A Cheap Cottage". Also inside is the ruling of an infringement of patent case dealing with the McCormick's Reaper. Additional articles and advertisements are within as ... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893
* Thomas Alva Edison
* DeWitt Clinton (locomotive)
Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831".
Sixteen... See More