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Item # 645356

February 3, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 3, 1912

* Crossing the Atlantic by Plane
* Vicker's Light Machine Gun

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 Irrigation in Luzon", "Semi-Steel Cars in Railroad Wrecks", "Vickers Light Automatic Rifle-Caliber Gun...", and "Night Sky: February and March".

Historical Background: Scientific American is a popular science magazine, published (first weekly and later monthly) since August 28, 1845, making it the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States. It brings articles about new and innovative research to the amateur and lay audience.

Category: The 20th Century

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