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Item # 222970

August 18, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Aug. 18, 1888  Among the articles are: "Cold Storage on Shipboard" "Refrigerating Machine" "Apparatus for Extracting Water of Condensation" "Instantaneous Photographs" "South Front of the Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association, on the Citadel Hill, Plymouth" and much more.
One of the more intriguing articles, with several illustrations, is: "Personal Identification and Description" which is quite early on the use of fingerprinting and the use of physical traits of the human head. both developments that would be used in forensics.
Sixteen pages, good condition.

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