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631501

Chicago's elevated railroad...

Item #631501

April 27, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 27, 1895  The front page of the issue has "The West Side Metropolitan Elevated Railroad of Chicago" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Electric Generating Plant of the West Side Metropolitan Elevated Railroad"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, in nice condition.... See More  

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645220

Grapes in the San Joaquin Valley...

Item #645220

May 18, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, May 18, 1895  The ftpg. has a photo of: "Nicolas Pike, Naturalist, Author, Soldier, Consul" with a lengthy article on him as well. 

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
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631502

Steam from locomotives...

Item #631502

July 06, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1895  The front page of the issue has "A Steam Supply From Combined Locomotives" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Tube Redrawing Industry"; "Relics of a Cuban Insurrection"; "The Annealing of Armor Plates by Electricity"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixte... See More  

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634316

Mount Rainier, Washington...

Item #634316

July 27, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 27, 1895  The front cover has "The Lake Steamer North Land" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Barathon's Propeller Life Buoy"; "Caballero's Air Vessel"; "The Cornell University Crew on the Thames, England"; "A Sectional Side Launch Dock"; "Mount Rainier, Washington"; and m... See More  

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634500

Yachting...

Item #634500

September 21, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 21, 1895  The front cover has "Fine Hammered Iron Work - How to Forge a Rose" which has many small illustrations and an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Manufacture of Horn Combs"; "A Portable Electric Propeller for Boats"; "The Evolution of the International Racing Yacht"; "The Yacht America,... See More  

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645841

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #645841

October 12, 1895

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  

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656912

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #656912

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 12, 1895  This paper has a front page print and article of: LOUIS PASTEUR. This moving article highlights not only this amazing man's life work but his character as well. A very good insight into a remarkable man.

Also on the front page is an article "The Inventor of the Polka."



Inside the issue is: "The Tool Steel Industry"; ... See More  

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671242

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #671242

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  The front page features a photo of Louis: "Pasteur" with a lengthy article on him as well. Also on the ftpg. is an article: "The Inventor of  the Polka".

Other articles with illustrations include: "The Tool Steel Industry" "An Automatic Double Chisel Mortising Machine", a full page print of: "The ... See More  

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653248

Silk industry in India...

Item #653248

November 02, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 2, 1895  The cover has "The Cotton States Exhibition, Atlanta, GA" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Long's Machine for Sawing Mouldings"; "The Silk Industry in India"; "Fair Haven and Westville Electric Railroad"; "The Transsiberian Railway"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisem... See More  

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646302

Photos of very early automobiles, one by Benz...

Item #646302

November 16, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 16, 1895  The ftpg. has 6 photos of: "The Atlanta Exposition" with text. Among many photos, illustrations & articles inside is a great article: "The Motocycle Race" which has photos of the: "Morris and Salom's Electrobat" and  "The Benz Motocycle", both very early versions of cars.

Sixteen pages, never b... See More  

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631794

The Atlanta Exposition...

Item #631794

November 30, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1895  The front page has "The Atlanta Exposition - Electricity Building, Looking Across Clara Meer" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "A Recent Railway Accident in Paris"; "Bird's Eye View of the New Port of Copenhagen"; "The New Steamer St. Paul of the American Line"; "A Tree Bridge&q... See More  

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692961

Roentgen's x-ray discovery...

Item #692961

January 25, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 25, 1896 



* Discovery of the X-ray

* Wilhelm Roentgen




Page 3 has: "Professor Rontgen's Wonderful Discovery" (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) which is reporting of his discover of the x-ray.

Other topics throughout.

Sixteen pages, minor spine wear, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: In late 1895, Röntgen was determined to test his i... See More  

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589077

The discovery of x-rays by accident... Vanderbilt's Biltmore castle...

Item #589077

February 01, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 1, 1896 The 3rd page of this issue contains a report "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" which is the accounting of how the discovery of x-rays was made by accident. The frontpage of this issue is of the United States Navy yard in New York. Also within the issue are articles: The Bassett Curtain Fixture; An Electric Welding Machine for Use on Bicycle ... See More  

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604534

The discovery of x-rays by accident... Vanderbilt's Biltmore castle...

Item #604534

February 01, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 1, 1896 Page 3 has a notable report "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" which is the accounting of how the discovery of x-rays was made by accident. The front page shows the United States Navy Yard in New York. Also within the issue are articles: The Bassett Curtain Fixture; an electric welding machine for use on bicycle frames; "A Twenty-Five Ce... See More  

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656847

The discovery of x-rays by accident... Vanderbilt's Biltmore castle...

Item #656847

February 01, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 1, 1896  Page 3 has a notable report "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" which is the accounting of how the discovery of x-rays was made by accident.

The front page shows the United States Navy Yard in New York. Also within the issue are articles: "A Twenty-Five Cent Bicycle" made of wood; Mr. Vanderbilt's estate, Biltmore showing two ... See More  

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692802

Roentgen's x-ray discovery... Early bicycle...

Item #692802

February 08, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 8, 1896  The second page of this issue contains "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) which is of the further reporting of his discover of the x-ray. The frontpage of this issue contains "New Harlem River Bridge and Park Avenue Improvement, New York City" which contains an accompanying article inside. Additio... See More  

Item from Catalog 326 (released for January, 2023)...

(item added to the previous catalog after it went to print)

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633000

Gold mining in Johannesburg... Book plates of women of the world...

Item #633000

February 22, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, February 22, 1896  The front cover of the issue contains a very large illustration "Mining at Johannesburg -- Natives on the Way to Their Work". Also in the issue is wonderful prints and article of "BOOK PLATES OF CELEBRATED WOMEN OF THE WORLD" which are fascinating prints of the engravings these women made famous. "The New Po... See More  

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631394

Vacuum Tube lightning...

Item #631394

February 29, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 29, 1896  The cover has "Vacuum Tube Lighting by Induction from Incandescent Circuit" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "New Planisphere of the Planet Mars"; "Street Postal Car System - Comparted Car"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in nice condition.... See More  

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634400

War ship Olympia...

Item #634400

March 21, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 21, 1896  The front cover has "The United States Protected Cruiser Olympia" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Great Ice Skating Rink, Washington, D.C."; "Preparation of Lamb and Kid Skins for Gloves"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages and in very nice condition.... See More  

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634567

Early inventions...

Item #634567

March 28, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 28, 1896  The front cover has "The New Electric Railway at Niagara - the Great Gorge Rapids as Seen from the Cars" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Eight Inch Precision Lathe"; "Manufacture of Kid Gloves"; "A Great Coal Dock on Lake Superior"; "'After the Flood' at the Olympia" ma... See More  

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657296

X-Ray experiments from the year of its founding...

Item #657296

April 04, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York April 4, 1896 



* Thomas Alva Edison

* X-Ray invention




An inside page article headed: "The Edison X Ray Experiments, Apparatus And Fluoroscope" which includes two illustration as well. A lengthy & detailed article from the year of the founding of the X-ray and great to have this report in the leading scientific journal of the day.

Also in the... See More  

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651720

Radiography and X-Rays... Photos of the Cheyenne Indians...

Item #651720

April 11, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 11, 1896  The full ftpg. is a nice print: "M. De Morgan's Discoveries at Dahshur - Morgan Lifting a Golden Crown from the Mummy of Queen Khnemit at Dahshur". Page 2 has more on this with: "Ancient Egyptian Goldsmith's Work Discovered at Dahshur".

Other prints include: "With the Northern Cheyennes" "
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674216

United States Post Office...

Item #674216

April 18, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 18, 1896  The ftpg. shows: "Letter Canceling Machines in the U.S. Post Office, New York City" with a related article as well. 

Page 3 has a report on the 1896 Olympic Games, the first held after being abolished 15 centuries ago. Various prints of: "Gas Machine for Industrial & Domestic Uses" and various other prints &... See More  

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680725

Princeton University celebrates its 150th anniversary...

Item #680725

October 24, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 24, 1896 



* Princeton University

* Prints - illustrations




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... See More  

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565757

Magic Act Revealed... Steamer Adirondack...

Item #565757

December 26, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated December 25, 1896. The cover of the issue contains the "General View of the Simple Condensing Beam Engine of the Steamer Adirondack" with an article and additional photos of the interior of the steamer being shown inside the issue. "The Appearing Lady" magician act is revealed in both article and illustrations; "The Ancient City of... See More  

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631402

Tennessee Centennial at Nashville...

Item #631402

January 16, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 16, 1897  The cover has "The Tennessee Centennial Exposition, Nashville, 1897 -- Bird's Eye View" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Manufacture of Papier Mache Busts"; "Reno Inclined Elevator at the Brooklyn Bridge";  and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bo... See More  

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202475

Item #202475

January 23, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, January 23, 1897, from New York, New York. This issue contais the following prints, articles, and/or ads: A Theater in New York City with Two Auditoriums; Bell's Household Refrigerator; Irrigation Work on the Navaho Reservation; The Walhalla at Ratisbon; Logging Locomotive for Wooden Track; other articles and many ads. In good condition. See photos for additional details.... See More  

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644365

Honoring scientists...

Item #644365

January 30, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Jan. 30, 1897  The front pages is taken up with 9 portraits of: "Illustrious Philosophers of a Bygone Era" which include John Dalton, Edward Jenner, Sir William Herschel, James Watt, and Michael Farady among others. Inside has  5 prints of: "The Prince of Wales Opening the Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory, Adjoining the Royal In
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151999

Removing snow by melting it...

Item #151999

February 27, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 27, 1897  This issue has much invention news and illustrations including inside page illustration(s) headed: "REMOVING SNOW FROM STREETS BY THE PROCESS OF MELTING". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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657294

From the beginning of the movie industry...

Item #657294

April 17, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 17, 1897  The entire front page is taken up with 4 images which essentially signal the beginning days of the motion picture industry. The caption is: "Photography As An Adjunct to Theatrical Representation" showing men filming the advance of a train, to be used in a theater: "The Biograph at Work in a New York Theater".

Other images ar... See More  

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151947

Grant's tomb...

Item #151947

May 01, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 1, 1897  This issue has inside page illustration(s) headed: "RIBBON PHOTOGRAPHY - A NEW CAMERA". This illustration(s) also has related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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674687

Early artist view of the Blackwell's Island Bridge...

Item #674687

May 08, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, May 8, 1897  The prime feature of this issue is the front page artist's rending of the planned: "THE NEW YORK AND LONG ISLAND BRIDGE AT BLACKWELL'S ISLAND, NEW YORK CITY" (aka, 59th Street Bridge or Queensboro Bridge). Additional topics and illustrations include: "A BICYLCE BRIDGE AT TACOMA, WASHINGTON", "THE NAVAL PARADE AT THE ... See More  

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585414

Very early toy railroad train ad... Columbia Motor Carriage...

Item #585414

May 22, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1897 Within the issue is a small but very early illustrated advertisement for a "Complete electric railway with battery and track..." from the Carlisle & Finch company. Ad measures about 1 by 2 1/2 inches on one of the back pages. Also in the issue is "Southern Station of Harvard Observatory, Peru"; The Anderson Typewriter (shorthand),... See More  

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645228

Early work on using fingerprints to determine identity...

Item #645228

May 29, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, May 29 1897  The ftpg. has nice prints of the rules of various European countries, at the center being: "Queen Victoria".

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
... See More  

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590623

The Grand Opera...

Item #590623

May 29, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1897  The front of the issue features a terrific full front page which is captioned: "Behind The Scenes At the Grand Opera" showing how the various scenes work, etc. There is a related article on this on an inside page, which includes two more illustrations. A nice, decorative item on opera from 1897! Additional articles and advertisements are ... See More  

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671251

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #671251

June 26, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  Inside has 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 within include: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the front page... See More  

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647963

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #647963

June 26, 1897

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  

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683304

Bridge over Harlem River... Heaviest locomotive...

Item #683304

July 17, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 17, 1897  Page 8 has: "HEAVIEST LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD - TANK LOCOMOTIVE, INDIAN STATE RAILWAYS".

The front page has: "THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE - ILLUMINATION OF WINDSOR CASTLE ON JUNE 18".

The remainder of the issue has: "INGLIS TRIPLE-EXPANSION PADDLE ENGINES", "SPECIAL DELIVERY CAR TRANSFER STEAMER", &... See More  

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631876

Bridge over Harlem River...

Item #631876

July 17, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 17, 1897  The front page has "Third Avenue Drawspan Across the Harlem River, New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "An Oil Field in the Suburbs of Los Angeles, California"; "The Denudation and Recovery of Farm Lands"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never b... See More  

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151393
Item #151393

July 31, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1897  See the photo below for the nice illustration on an inside page, captioned: "The Magic Table" with a related article as well. You get the complete 16 page issue generally in nice condition although irregular at the spine and mostly loose at the spine as well. An early magic item!

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580962

Displayable fighting polar bear illustration...

Item #580962

October 16, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 16, 1897  This issue contains a fullpage illustration "Polar Bears Fighting" which has a small accompanying article. The illustration is very displayable. Other articles are: "Prevention of the Sliding Friction of Ball and Roller Bearings"; "First-Class Torpedo Boat Injeniero Hyatt"; "Mechanical Model Illustr... See More  

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579816

Robert E. Peary...

Item #579816

October 16, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 16, 1897 The front page has three photos and one illustration: "The Return Of The Peary Expedition." There is a companion report about the Arctic expedition that continues inside where there is a portrait of "Robert E. Peary, C.E., U.S.N.".  Other articles within are: The Lowell Textile School; Floating Dry dock for the Harbor of Hava... See More  

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632297

Lengthening a river steamboat... Building Erie Penitentiary...

Item #632297

November 27, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 27, 1897  The front cover has "Lengthening a Hudson River Steamboat - The Hull Pulled Apart - Framing the New Section" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Oil Wells on the Sea Shore Near Santa Barbara, California"; Steam Motor Car for Branch Line Service"; The Steel Cell and Central Corridor System of Prison Constru... See More  

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600743

Diving Suit...Magical illusion "Gone"...

Item #600743

December 11, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 11, 1897  The front page of this issue contains several illustrations of the "Pneumatic Mail Tube System New York City" which has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "Williams' Electric Time Switch"; "Pneumatic Mail Tube System, New York City"; "The 'Eagle' Graphophone"; "Experiments with... See More  

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$32.00
596658

Much on the latest military armaments...

Item #596658

January 01, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARMY & COAST DEFENCE SUPPLEMENT, New York, 1898 with the color front cover still present. Inside has a tremendous wealth of photos & illustrations of the latest guns, cannons, etc. Not dated but the copyright date is 1898.

Complete in 64 pages plus cover, some wear to the front cover.

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637922

Edison's latest...

Item #637922

January 22, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1898  The front cover is a large print captioned: "The Edison Magnetic Concentrating Works - The Giant Rolls" with additional illustrations & text inside. Also inside: "An Improved Telephone Transmitter" "The King Gasoline Launch Engine" "The Mietz & Weiss Kerosene Engine"  and many more articles, ... See More  

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150587

The Proposed New Steel Viaduct in New York...

Item #150587

February 12, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 12, 1898  The front page has a nice full pg. illus: "Extension Of The Riverside Drive, N. Y. -- The Proposed New Steel Viaduct", with an inside report. Within the issue are: "The Fluorometer"; Medium and Small Independent Refrigerating Plants"; "River Gold Dredge on the Yuba River"; "An Improved Iceboat" and addi... See More  

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$19.00
614511

Columbia University... photos...

Item #614511

March 26, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 26, 1898  The full front page has 2 photos of: "The New Columbia University" and another full page inside has 7 photos of "Columbia University". There is a related article on the facing page.

Inside the issue is: "The Zerograph"; "The Miller Electric Wide Spray Sprinkling Car"; "The Conning Tower of the Gunboat... See More  

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151170

China...

Item #151170

April 09, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1898 The front page has six illustrations being various "Scenes In China" including one showing "The Chinese Wall Near Kuldscha." Generally good condition.

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152017
Item #152017

April 30, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 30, 1898  This issue has illustrations of the: "THE MANUFACTURE OF PAPER". These illustrations also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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