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634621

American racing cars...

Item #634621

May 27, 1905

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 27, 1905  The front cover has "The Start of the 3,000-Mile Ocean Cup Race" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The First Oregon Locomotive"; "The Cobra"; "The Renaissance of the Bayonet"; "American Racing Cars for the International Cup Race"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements... See More  

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639514

The Panama Canal...

Item #639514

June 03, 1905

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 3, 1905  The front cover has "History and Present Status of the Panama Canal" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Electric Mail Automobiles"; "Electric Dead Reckoner in Use on Yacht 'Valhalla'"; "The Grubb Gun-Sight"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty page... See More  

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546743

Early Flight... Gillespie...

Item #546743

June 24, 1905

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, New York, dated June 24, 1905. The frontpage of this issue features "The Gillespie Aeroplane As It Would Appear When Soaring" An interesting machine with a square wing, and the pilot seated below the wing. Report inside with two photos: The Gillespie Aeroplane. 



Other topics with photos and illustrations throughout.



This is a complete 16 pag

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$38.00
540453

Cars at the Paris Show... The stenophile...

Item #540453

February 03, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, February 3, 1906  The front page of this issue reads: "Motors, Accessories, and Light Cars Exhibited at the Paris Show" which describes a few of the various attractions seen at the Paris Show.  Additional articles and/or illustrations include: "Exchange of Gases in the Liver", "The Bee Louse", "Rivert Boat with ... See More  

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160546

Item #160546

March 17, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y. Mar. 17, 1906 Nice, full ftpg. illustration of: "The New Armored Cruiser "Tennessee"". Very slight fold crease is barely noticeable. Displayable.

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577413

Automobile Skates, the Thousand-League Boots of the Twentieth Century...

Item #577413

April 14, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 14, 1906  The front of the issue contains "Automobile Skates, the Thousand-League Boots of the Twentieth Century". Within the issue is: The Suction -Gas-Producer Boat 'Lotte';  An Apparatus for Recording the Oscillations of Lighthouse Towers;  How Easter Eggs are Made by the Thousands; The Inundation of the Salton Basin by the Colorado ... See More  

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617483

The Grand Prix...

Item #617483

July 28, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 28, 1906 The front page features 6 photos captioned: "Prominent Cars Which Took Part In The Grand Prix" and an article titled: "Details of the Grand Prix Racing Cars". The lengthy article carries over to page 2 where there is also another photo of "Bariellier in the New Richard-Brasier Car." Other articles inside are: &qu... See More  

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636270

Early Coca-Cola advertisement...

Item #636270

August 11, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 11, 1906  The front page of the issue is captioned: "The American Flamingo and Its Curious Nest of Mud" with additional photos inside . Within the issue is "Novel Types of French Commercial Automobiles"; and many more articles and advertisements. Also within is a quarter-page Coca-Cola advertisement.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More  

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222440

Airplanes and airships...

Item #222440

August 18, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 18, 1906



* The electric railroad
* Aeroplanes and Airships
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "The Electric Car Equipment the Long Island Railroad", and "Recent Aeroplanes and Airships in France" and more.



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613616

Building Penn Station... San Francisco earthquake photos...

Item #613616

August 18, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, August 18, 1906  



* Penn Station construction - New York City rail train

* San Francisco earthquake photos




The full front page is an illustration of: "Acres of Valuable Land in the Heart of New York City laid Waste for the New Pennsylvania Railroad Station.". This is Penn Station which would be completed in 1910 only to be demolished... See More  

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598715

1st Gordon Bennett Cup...

Item #598715

October 27, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 27, 1906  Full front page photo captioned: "Count De La Vaulx Starting With the "Walhalla' In The International Balloon Race." Report inside about the "First International Balloon Race" has seven related photos of the event.



Other topics with photos and text throughout this



This is complete in 20 pages with a small libr... See More  

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656908

West Jersey and Seashore Railroad...

Item #656908

November 10, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 10, 1906



The prime feature of this issue are the images related to the West Jersey and Seashore Railroad, which include a map of the electrified portion, the motor cars, and the power house.  Additional images and ads are prevalent throughout.



Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition. Front page does have a library stamp in the upper m... See More  

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161295

Item #161295

November 17, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 17, 1906. This paper contains prints and internal article of: "Early Flying Machines", with text describing various flying techniques including the use of human arms. This issue also has prints and text: "COMBINING ADHESION AND RACK LOCOMOTIVE FOR ASSISTING IN HAULAGE HEAVY EXPRESS TRAINS OVER STEEP GRADIENTS" (see pictures). This paper is in ve... See More  

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636024

The somersaulting automobile, carnival attraction...

Item #636024

February 09, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 9, 1907  The front page has four photos of: "The Somersaulting Automobile", a carnival attraction where the vehicle actually circles in the air. Other items in the issue are: "The Accident to the Stanley Steam Racing Car at Ormond Beach" "The Somersaulting Automobile"; "The Battleship of the Future" & so much more... See More  

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648397

Very early issue on motor boats...

Item #648397

February 23, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 23, 1907  This is one of their specialty issues still with the original, blue outer covers and noting: "Motor Boat Number". As would be expected there are many articles & photos within concern early boating.

Complete in 24 pages plus covers, never bound nor trimmed, in uncommonly nice, clean condition.

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640321

Vacuum tube lightning...

Item #640321

March 09, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 9, 1907  The cover has "The Telharmonium - An Apparatus for the Electrical Generation and Transmission of Music" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "The Passing of American Square--Rigged Vessels"; "A High-Speed Bavarian Locomotive"; "The Opium Industry"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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539750
Item #539750

April 13, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1907  The front page has six photos: "How Seals Are Killed Off The Coast Of Labrador." Companion report inside has three more photos, one captioned: "8 The Dog Seal Was Shot and the Mother and Cub Clubbed with the Gaff."

Other topics with photos and illustrations throughout this 16 page magazine. Good condition.... See More  

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634626

The White Star Liner "Adriatic"...

Item #634626

May 25, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 25, 1907  The front cover has "The White Star Liner 'Adriatic'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Charles Haynes Haswell"; "Building a Town Site by Suction Dredge" (Galveston); and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages with a couple non-archival mends, otherwise in g... See More  

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632019

Hell's Gate bridge in New York City... Coca-Cola ad...

Item #632019

June 08, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1907  The front cover has "The One-Thousand-Foot Four-Track Arch Bridge of the Connecting Railway which Will Span the East River, New York" with an accompanying article. This the railway bridge at Hell's Gate. Inside the issue is: "The Two Cruising Motor Boats Entered in the Race to Bermuda"; "Mining in Newfoundland"; &q... See More  

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651489

Double-deck streets... Coca-Cola advertisement...

Item #651489

June 22, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 22, 1907  The full front page is an interesting print: "Double-Deck Streets - A Relief for Traffic Congestion" with an accompanying article inside. Also within: "The Government Trials for the New U. S. Submarine 'Octopus'" "The Wellman Polar Airship Expedition" "Mechanical Masterpieces of the Eighteenth Century&quo... See More  

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631528

Double-deck streets... Coca-Cola advertisement...

Item #631528

June 22, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 22, 1907  The full front page is an interesting print: "Double-Deck Streets - A Relief for Traffic Congestion" with an accompanying article inside. Also within: "The Government Trials for the New U. S. Submarine 'Octopus'" "The Wellman Polar Airship Expedition" "Mechanical Masterpieces of the Eighteenth Century&quo... See More  

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661065

Article writen by Robert H. Goddard (when he was only 24 years old)...

Item #661065

June 29, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 29, 1907



* Robert H. Goddard article - gyroscopes for steering

* Very early at 24 years old




Inside has a nearly 1/2 page article titled: "The Use Of The Gyroscope In The Balancing And Steering Of Aeroplanes" by Robert H. Goddard (see photos). The article is accompanied by 3 illustrations see. This is very early for this famous rocket ... See More  

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206540

Item #206540

July 20, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 20, 1907, from New York. This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Osborn College - An English Naval School; A New Automobile Boat; the Moon's Phases and Eclipse in July, 1907; The Fourth Annual Automobile Touring Contest for the Glidden Trophy; A New Identification System in the United States Army; and other articles. See photos for details... See More  

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671710

Testing the "Lusitania"...

Item #671710

August 10, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 10, 1907, from New York.



* Testing the Lusitania

* The Great Mastodons




This issue contains the following prints and/or articles: The "Lusitania", "The International Kite Ascensions", "Erecting the Great Cantilever Bridge", "The Greatest Mastodons". This is a full issue and is in good condition. See photo for addit... See More  

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648472

Senlecq telectroscope..

Item #648472

December 14, 1907

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  

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651478

Skagway, Alaska...

Item #651478

January 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 11, 1908  The full ftpg. is a nice photo: "The Docks at Skagway, the Starting Point of the White Pass and Yukon Railroad". Inside has a related article: "The Most Wonderful Railroad of the North" with an additional 3 photos.

Sixteen pages, ever bound nor trimmed, minimal margin wear, good condition.

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631877

Manhattan Suspension Bridge...

Item #631877

February 01, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 1, 1908  The front page has "The Erection of the Great Steel Towers of the Manhattan Suspension Bridge, New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "An Open-Air Veneer Machine"; "Hour Our Measurers of Length Are Tested"; "A Famous Taxidermist and His Methods"; and more illustrations, articles and ... See More  

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606560

The Tunis Monorail System...

Item #606560

February 15, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 15, 1908



* Early monorail system



The front page features a full page illustration: "The Tunis Monorail System", plus a small inset shows the motors mounted of each side of the driving wheels with an inside report: "The Tunis Monorail System." Inside the issue is: Magnetic Survey on the Pacific Ocean"; "An American Road Tra... See More  

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674500

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #674500

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, February 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover which has an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete issue, small library stamp near the spine, otherwise  in great condition.

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680681

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #680681

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, Feb. 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover featuring an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete in 24 pages plus covers, minimal wear at the edges, nice condition.

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$54.00
671696

Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island...

Item #671696

March 28, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Mar. 28, 1908 The ftpg. has three photos, one taking half a page, showing: "General View Of The Great Cantilever Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island, NY". Other prints, although not photoed, include: "How To Construct A Balloon", "Experiments In Visual Fixation", "New Types of Lifebelts", and more.

The issue i... See More  

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160109

Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge...

Item #160109

April 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 11, 1908  The ftpg. has two illustrations of: "The Great Arch Of The Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge". Inside text about this proposed bridge and its design.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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597314

Prelude to the tank ?....

Item #597314

May 16, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1908 



* Early form of the tank 



The front page is taken up with two photos of: "A Curious Means of Propulsion - The Caterpillar Motor, Showing the Weight-Carrying Wheels". Although a novel concept at the time, this dates from the introduction of the caterpillar-type means of movement, adopted not only by the construction industry but... See More  

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598712

35-Horse-Power Caterpillar ...

Item #598712

May 16, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1908  This issue contains an illustration "The 35-Horse-Power Caterpillar" with an accompanying article "The 'Caterpillar' Tractor". Additional items are: "Ziegler Magazine for the Blind", "A French Universal System of Machine Molding", "Path of Annular Eclipse" and additional articles and adverti... See More  

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597403

A somersaulting automobile...

Item #597403

June 06, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 6, 1908 



* Early automobile stunt driving

* Is there any safety devices here (seatbelts) ?




The front page has a fascinating graphic of a circus act involving automobiles, one doing a somersault while another travels beneath it (see photos). A related article is on an inside page.



Complete in sixteen pages, this issue is in good condition.... See More  

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684614

Luyties Helicopter: comical attempt at flight...

Item #684614

July 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 11, 1908 The front page has two photos of: "The Luyties Helicopter, Probably The Largest Experimental Rotary Flying Machine Ever Tested", which includes supporting text on an inside page.

Sixteen pages, older repair on page 2 has minor effect on the front page, somewhat irregular at the spine with the front leaf partially loose.

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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657733

Early flight... The Curzon Bridge over The Ganges River...

Item #657733

September 26, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 26, 1908  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "The Aeroplane Flying at a Great Height," "The Construction of the West Aeroplane," "The Narrowing of the Ganges and Construction of the Curzon Bridge," and "Car Fen
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573692

Early use of airplanes in the military...

Item #573692

December 19, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 19, 1908 



* Early bi-plane airplane 

* Military reconnaissance 




The entire front page is a nice illustration captioned: "The Aeroplane Military Scout" being a nice print showing an early biplane in a military reconnaissance role. An inside page has a related article. A very nice display issue. Complete issue, very nice condi... See More  

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160113

Veery early airplane use for the military...

Item #160113

December 19, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 19, 1908  Fullpg. illus: "The Aeroplane Military Scout". Show a plane in flight with the pilot making a sketch of the area. Text discusses the use of planes for scouting purposes.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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682883

Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research... Ocean Steamship...

Item #682883

January 09, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 9, 1909 The front page has two illustrations: "Latest Idea For A Multi-Hull Ocean Steamship", being a ship with three hulls. Within the issue is: "A Tunnel-boring Machine...", "The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research", "The Krupp Steel Works of To-Day", and additional articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Com... See More  

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543066

USS North Dakota...

Item #543066

April 03, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 3, 1909



* The USS North Dakota



The front page of the this issue shows an illustration of a battle scene, which reads:  "The Use of Aerial Artillery in Warfare".  Additional content includes:  "The Latest United State 'Dreadnought'...", "Night Sky: March and April", and much more.



This issue is damag... See More  

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160549

First cork-centered baseball...

Item #160549

June 26, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 26, 1909  Under the lengthy: "Index of Inventions" is a very inconspicuous entry for a patent issued for: "Base ball. B.F. Shibe...#924696" which was actually for the first cork-centered baseball, issued to Ben Shibe.  Its World Series debut occurred in 1910.

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569298

First attempt to fly across the English Channel... Baseball at night...

Item #569298

July 31, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1909 



* First attempt to fly across the English Channel 

* Early airplane - aviation 

* Baseball
 



The front page has two half page photos: "The First Attempt to Fly Across The English Channel." The top photo shows Hubert Latham in flight above the English Channel, & the other Latham taking off from the cliff at S... See More  

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657730

First attempt to fly across the English Channel... Baseball at night...

Item #657730

July 31, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1909



* First attempt to fly across the English Channel

* Early airplane - aviation




The front page has two halfpg. photos: "The First Attempt to Fly Across The English Channel." The top photo shows Hubert Latham in flight above the English Channel, & the other Latham taking off from the cliff at Sangatte, France (see). There is a report i... See More  

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649007

Rheims Aviation Meeting... Biplanes...

Item #649007

September 11, 1909

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  

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659791

"Three Centuries Of Navigation"...

Item #659791

September 25, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 25, 1909  The front page illustration shows a cross-section of the Mauretania (1909) comparing it in size to the Clermont (1807) and the Half-Moon (1609). The related article is headed "Three Centuries of Navigation". Other inventions and innovations are found throughout, which contain both images and related text. See images for details.

Comple... See More  

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653249

"A Talk with Wilbur Wright"...

Item #653249

October 23, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 23, 1909  The front of the issue contains two illustrations "The 'Narwahl' Cruising at the Surface" and "The 'Narwahl' Latest and Largest of the United States Submarines" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is a text report "A Talk with Wilbur Wright"; "The Aviation Meet at Berlin and L... See More  

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672537

"Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds"... Charles Darwin...

Item #672537

November 20, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November. 20, 1909 

The full front page illustration shows the biplane in which Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds.  Additionally, there is a full 2 page spread inside including both articles and images(see images).  This issue also includes an article titled, "Charles Darwin and Mendelism ... Evolution Past and Pre... See More  

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$75.00
222748

The projector...

Item #222748

January 01, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 1, 1910



* Training St. Bernards
* Projector


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text including: "Inhaling Oxygen to Increase Muscular Energy", "An Automatic Apparatus for Projecting Pictures", "An Apparatus for Producing Local H
... See More  

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$40.00
222753

Graphite mining...

Item #222753

January 08, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1910



* Graphite Mining
* Automatic Railway Safety Stop


This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for a small piece missing in the upper left hand corner of the front page measuring 3/4 by 1/2 inches) and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "The Speed of an Aeropl
... See More  

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$28.00
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