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Item # 657812

October 13, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 13, 1883

* T. Edison's Method for Powering Light Bulbs
* The Brooklyn BridgeThis 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Edison Twelve Hundred Electric Light Machine", "Deep Rock Cuts on Pennsylvnia Railroad Near New York", "Ballard's Wagon Tongue Support", and "Mechanism For Operating the Cars of the Brooklyn Bridge".

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.

Item from Catalog 278 (released for January, 2019)...

Category: Post-Civil War

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