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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
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588562

Death of aviator Leon Delagrange... Cutting a Redwood tree...

Item #588562

January 22, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1910 The front page of the issue features an illustration of "Cutting a Redwood Tree with a Saw Driven by an Engine" which also has an accompanying article inside. Within the issue are articles pertaining to: "The Scherl Gyroscopic Monorail Car - The Principle of Its Operation"; "The Death of Leon Delagrange"; "A New Eng... See More  

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$36.00
645355

Early 1910 Airplane exhibition... South Pole exploration...

Item #645355

April 09, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1910 



* Early airplanes

* Antarctica




The front page features several photos from: "The Olympia Aero Exhibition at London" as well as several more pages of airplane photos. Also: "The Oil Fields of the Gulf of Mexico" which includes a map; "The South Pole - the Coming Antarctic Expeditions" which would hav... See More  

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678402

Early airplane flight in 1910...

Item #678402

April 23, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 23, 1910 Front cover is "Rougier Flying Across the Bay of Monaco in His Voisin Biplane" with accompanying article inside the issue. Also inside the issue are: "Model Motor-Boat Racing"; "An Automatic Projecting Lantern with Electrical Control"; "The Inventor of Diving Armor"; and more illustrations, articles and advertise... See More  

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636677

Fire hydrant system... Alexander Graham Bell... Motion pictures...

Item #636677

June 04, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 4, 1910 



* Firefighting - firetrucks



The front page is captioned: "Fire Fighting Without Fire Engines" which shows the use of the new fire hydrant system (see).

Within the issue: "A Commercial Rotary Engine" "A Giant Ruhmkorff Coil" "How to Escape from a Sunken Submarine" "Alexander Graham Bell and the Tel... See More  

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$33.00
643661

Charles Hamilton's remarvable 'cross-country' flight...

Item #643661

June 25, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1910 



* Aviator Charles K. Hamilton

* "crazy man of the air"




In an age when the railroad was transportation king, and the airplane was the next great transportation adventure, the front page could not be better. The full pg. is taken up with a print captioned: "Hamilton's biplane traveling above & beside the locomotive of ... See More  

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656934

Jamaica Bay... Time Recorder for Flying Machines...

Item #656934

July 02, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, NY, July 2, 1910  The issue contains a full front page illustration: "The Jamaica Bay Improvement," which shows an aerial view of Jamaica Bay - with Rockaway Beach in the foreground & Manhattan in the distant background. An inside page has a related article.

Also present is a full page report with four photos: "An Electric Time Recorder For F... See More  

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631936

Masonry bridges at Constantine and Ronda...

Item #631936

July 09, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 9, 1910  The front page has "The Two Highest Masonry Bridges in the World" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Colossal Illuminated Advertising Display"; "Novel Electric Towing Locomotive for Canal Locks"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages, never bound, in very good... See More  

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598998

Racing schooner Karina...

Item #598998

October 08, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 8, 1910  The front page of the issue contains an illustration of "'Karina,' The Largest of the Racing Schooners" and has an accompanying article inside the issue. Other articles are: "The French Military Dirigible Airship 'Clement-Bayard II'"; "Early Days of Submarine Warfare"; and additional articles and advert... See More  

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580985

The Wellman Ocean Air Trip...

Item #580985

October 29, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 29, 1910  The front cover features the illustration of "Story of the Wellman Ocean Air Trip" which shows the view from the S.S. "Trent" of the "America" as it was being lowered preparatory to launching the lifeboat. The article on this trip and additional photos are within the issue. Other articles are: "Our Wasted Seaw... See More  

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671701

Bleriot monoplane... Grahame-White bi-plane...

Item #671701

November 05, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 5, 1910 Full frontpage photo: "Auburn in his fast Bleriot monoplane and Grahame-White in a farmer biplane during one of the hourly distance contests" which is in regards to "The International Aviation Meeting". This also has an accompanying three page article inside on the meet, with many more photos. Also within the article are: "Th... See More  

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591868

Sinking of the Maine...

Item #591868

December 24, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 24, 1910 The front page of the issue is a full illustration: "How The Army Engineers Will Uncover The 'Maine.'" along with two small illustrated insets show a: "Longitudinal Section Through Cofferdam" & "Plain View of Cofferdam." which includes a report about this retrieval inside.



Within the issue is:"How Altitu... See More  

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222806

Svante August Arrhenius...

Item #222806

February 18, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 18 1911



* Svante August Arrhenius
* The Common House-Fly


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Plowing Six Furrows at Once", "Svante August Arrhenius", "The Proposed Extension of the pier-Line in the Port of
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$28.00
208050
Item #208050

March 18, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 18, 1911.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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598707

Elastic spoke wheels...

Item #598707

April 01, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 1, 1911 

This issue contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Some Early Elastic Spoke Wheels", "Sinking a Battleship at Six Miles", "Record-Breaking Aeroplane Flights in France and America", and "Remarkable Cretan Relics".



This is complete in 16 page
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201277

Light and heat...

Item #201277

April 15, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1911  This issue contains the following prints, articles and ads: Illumination of Bridal Veil Falls of Niagara, Light and Shadows - Ministering to Eye Comfort by Modern Methods, Good Coal and Poor, Heating the Home, Lamps of Today, Light and Power on the Farm, Inventing the Light of the Future. This issue is in nice condition. See photo for additional ... See More  

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208049

Lighting and Heating Methods...

Item #208049

April 15, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1911.



* Niagara's Bridal Veil Falls

* Evaluating Coal


This issue contains the following prints, articles and ads: "Illumination of Bridal Veil Falls of Niagara", "Light and Shadows - Ministering to Eye Comfort by Modern Methods", "Good Coal and Poor", "Heating the Home", "Lamps of Today", "Light
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684617

Passenger-carrying airplane record...

Item #684617

April 22, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 22, 1911  The most interesting article is: "A New Aeroplane Passenger-carrying Record - Louis Breguet's Feat of Transporting 11 People 3 Miles Across Country" which takes over 1 1/2 pages and includes 5 photos/illustrations.

The front page is a photo: "Making a Map on the Spot" with further illustrations inside.

Complete in 24 pag... See More  

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$37.00
576504

The Voisin "Canard" Biplane...

Item #576504

April 29, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Rise and Fall of the American Merchant Marine" with further information inside. Within the issue is "Wilhelm Ostwald - A Leader in Modern Philosophy of Science"; "The Voisin 'Canard' Biplane" which was Christened the 'Duck';  "Traffic Problem in London";  ... See More  

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635749

The Panama Canal builder, Col. George Washington Goethals... Aeroplane race in Europe...

Item #635749

June 10, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Col. George Washington Goethals, Canal Builder" with further information inside. Within the issue is "The Paris-Rome-Turin Aeroplane Race"; "Waterspouts - Facts and fictions Concerning Them"; "'Mad Dogs' and Hydophobia - Rabies Before and After Pasteur"; &quo... See More  

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671715

Airplane flight record photos & more...

Item #671715

September 09, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 9, 1911  Full page. photo: " Atwood in the Aeroplane in which he flew from St. Louis to Chicago and afterward from Chicago to New York." Report inside with two photos: "Atwood and His St. Louis-New York Flight" & another report: "Scientific Developments in Aerial Navigation".

This is complete in 16 pages and is in ver... See More  

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583875

Record flight in an airplane...

Item #583875

September 09, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N.Y., Sept. 9, 1911 



* Aviator Harry N. Atwood

* Record airplane flight




Full front page is a photo of: "Atwood in the Aeroplane in which he flew from St. Louis to Chicago and afterward from Chicago to New York". "The Longest Aeroplane Flight On Record". There is a related article & 2 more photos inside.



Twenty pgs., small library sta... See More  

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692906

1911 Nikola Tesla's steam turbine w/ photos...

Item #692906

September 30, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, Sept. 30, 1911



* Tesla's steam bladeless turbine

* Nikola Tesla - electricity pioneer




Pages 296-297 has a early report on the Tesla turbine with heading: "The Tesla Steam Turbine" with subhead and a few related photos. This invention wouldn't be patented until 1913.

Other topics throughout. Complete with 20 pages, tiny binding along the spine, nice co... See More  

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$98.00
671700

Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...

Item #671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "... See More  

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$24.00
675426

The invention issue, with color cover...

Item #675426

November 18, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--INVENTION NUMBER, New York, Nov. 18, 1911  A very nice color cover of this special issue focusing on inventions. Inside has a wealth of text and illustrations concerning recent inventions and improvements.

The complete issue, binding stich holes at the blank spine, a library stamp in the upper right corner, otherwise nice condition.

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$38.00
576536

Nobel Prize receipeint, Marie Sklodowska Curie...

Item #576536

November 25, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 25, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Pumping Gold Bullion From the Sea" with further information inside. Within the issue is "Marie Sklodowska Curie, The Greatest Woman Scientist, Twice Recipient of the Nobel Prize", immortalized by her researches on radium; "Zeppelin's Schwaben - A High Speed  Craft for pass... See More  

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671708

Great automobile issue...

Item #671708

January 06, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 6, 1912  This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: "The Selection of a Motor Truck", "The Riding Qualities of a Cart", "Making the Starting Crank Obsolete", "A Fertile Field for Inventors - Opportunities Offered by the Automobile Industry", "Gasoline in War", "The Pleasure Boat&#... See More  

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201288

The third aviation Salon at Paris...

Item #201288

January 20, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 20, 1912  This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Frost Flowers and Snow Crystals, How a Destroyer Lost Forty Feet of Her Stern off Cape Hatteras, Training Captains of Industry in Germany - II, The Third Aviation Salon at Paris,  The Kinemacolor Process,  This is in nice condition. See photo for additional details.... See More  

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$48.00
645356

Vicker's light machine gun...

Item #645356

February 03, 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 Irrigat
... See More  

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$44.00
208044
Item #208044

April 13, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1912.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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$33.00
616633

Beetle monoplane... On the Titanic... How mechanical toys work...

Item #616633

May 04, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 4, 1912  The ftpg. is taken up with a very curious photo of: "The 'Beetle'--A New French Monoplane with Turnable Wings", one of the many now-comical contraptions many thought would revolutionize manned flight. A related article with more prints inside.

Inside has an article: "A Tribute to the Engineers of the 'Titanic' " ... See More  

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636346

George Westinghouse, Engineer and Inventor...

Item #636346

June 29, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 29, 1912, New York  The front cover is a photo of "George Westinghouse, Engineer and Inventor" with an accompanying article inside the issue. Inside the issue is: "A Journey in a Passenger-carrying Zeppelin Airship";  "The Galveston Causeway"; "New Ideas About Lightning"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements... See More  

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551369

Early bomber...

Item #551369

September 14, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 14, 1912 A nice display issue as the front cover is in color and shows a pilot in an early airplane in a bombing stance (see), plus there is a nice related article inside: "Grenadiers of the Air" "Exploits in Bomb-dropping from Flying Machines" which includes 6 photos. Also inside: "The Flying Boat & Its Possibilities" wi... See More  

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635618

Naval review in New York City...Ice harvesting...

Item #635618

October 12, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 12, 1912  The color-cover is an illustration of a foundry. Inside the issue is: "The Imposing Naval Review at New York"; "How One County Built a Good Road"; "Harvesting Ice by Electric Power"; "Labor-saving Duplicating Machines for the Office"; "Labor-saving Devices That Produce Automobiles"; and more art... See More  

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201276

Gold production...

Item #201276

November 16, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 16, 1912 This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: The Mining of Herculaneum, Launching Ships by Trigger, How Gold is Bought. It is nice condition. See photo for additional details. Other articles and advertisements are within.

This is complete in 16 pages and is in very good condition.

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160082

Daredevil... Fourth Paris Aviation...

Item #160082

November 30, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1912 Full fullpage photo: "The Modern Industrial Daredevil" shows a worker on a rope 500 ft. above New York. Additional photos inside of other men who work in high places. Also within the issue are: "The Fourth Paris Aviation Salon", "Inventions New and Interesting" and other articles, illustrations and advertisements.



Th... See More  

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222755

Creating cars...

Item #222755

January 11, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 11, 1913



* Diagram of a gasoline tank
* The making of cars



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: a full color front page illustration of workers making cars, "The Future Car", "The Spreader Room of a Rubber Factory",
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589993

Lighthouses of New York... New York's water supply...

Item #589993

March 01, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 1, 1913 Within is issue is an article entitled "Lighthouses and Buoys of New York Harbor - Safeguards for the Mariner" which also contains several accompanying illustrations. Other articles include "The New York Water Supply - Notes on New York City's Water Supply System"; Modern Pumps for High Vacua"; Halos in Minerals -... See More  

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$42.00
656335

Theatrical special effects... Indian motorcycle...

Item #656335

April 26, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 26, 1913  The full ftpg. shows: "A Fireless Fire on the State - 16 Men & Elaborate Devices are Required to Produce the Effect". More inside with article: "The Elements on the Stage - Thunder Lightning, Wind, Rain and Fire" with 5 additional prints on how those effects are produced.

Near the back is a nice, illustrated advertisement... See More  

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561709

Controlling the Mississippi Flood... Hydro-Aeroplane...

Item #561709

May 03, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated May 3, 1913. This issue features the colored cover showing man with an axe preparing to work on a tree that was just dredged from the water. The issue also contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: The Intractable Missouri-Mississippi System; Floods and the problems of River Regulation; The Hydro-Aeroplane Meet at Monaco; The Shoes You Wear; and ... See More  

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$52.00
632299

Transporting by cableway... Curacao...

Item #632299

May 24, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 24, 1913  The front cover has "Transporting a Locomotive on a Cableway" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Seeing Under Water"; "The Anesthetizing Machine of Prof. Dubois": "Agriculture, Electricity and Irrigation"; "Improving a Harbor of Curacao"; and other illustrations, articles and advertise... See More  

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$31.00
671030

Great issue for any motorcycle enthusiast......

Item #671030

July 05, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 5, 1913  A nice color cover showing construction workers using a riveting tool on iron beams for a skyscraper under construction. The most interesting article is nearly a full page on: "The Genealogy of the Motorcycle" which includes 18 illustrations of the earliest of motorcycles.

Other items include "Submarine Photography - A New Art"... See More  

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$57.00
161228

Item #161228

August 02, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, August 2, 1913. This issue has front page illustration(s) of the: "THE ELECTRIC PRODUCTION OF STEEL". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$21.00
651298

Paper making...

Item #651298

October 04, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 4, 1913  The color-cover is an illustration of men working in a factory. Inside the issue is: "The New Argentine Dreadnought 'Rivadavia'"; "How Trees Are Converted Into Paper"; "How the Government Tests Paper"; "Recent Improvements in the Refrigerating Industry"; "A Car Designed for the New Subway"... See More  

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$29.00
201254

Airplanes from "The Race for the Gordon Bennett Cup"...

Item #201254

October 25, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, October 25, 1913, from New York. This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Airplanes from "The Race for the Gordon Bennett Cup", The Passaic Valley Sewer, The Work of Aircraft in the French Maneuvers, Motor-Driven Commercial Vehicle, Turbine Reduction Gear In Relation to Battleship Fighting Power. Irregular spine but in otherwise nice condition. ... See More  

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$42.00
645641

Nice aviation issue...

Item #645641

October 25, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Oct. 25, 1913



* Gordon Bennett Trophy (aeroplanes)



A great aviation issue as the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a photo: "Front end of machine on which Prevost won the Gordon Bennett Cup". Two inside pages have more on: "The Rheims Aviation Meeting & the Gordon Bennett Cup Races - The Winners & Their Machines"

Complete i... See More  

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$29.00
655055

Color cover of the Panama-Pacific Exposition...

Item #655055

December 06, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - "Panama-Pacific International Exposition" issue, New York, Dec. 6, 1913  Features a very nice color cover of the Exposition. Also a nice doublepg. of photos inside. Color back cover for "Victor Talking Machine".

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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$35.00
655056

Color cover of the Panama-Pacific Exposition...

Item #655056

December 06, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - "Panama-Pacific International Exposition" issue, New York, Dec. 6, 1913  Features a very nice color cover of the Exposition. Also a nice doublepg. of photos inside. Color back cover for "Victor Talking Machine".

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wear & light dirtiness at the margins, good condition.

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$29.00
635752

Atlantic steamships...

Item #635752

December 20, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 20, 1913  The color-cover is entitled "The Lofty Crow's Nest of an Ocean Liner". Inside the issue is: "The Fifth Award of the Scientific American Medal"; "Inspecting Track Scales for the United States Government"; "A Fort That Travels on Wheels"; "Atlantic Steamships -- A Retrospect"; "How Many ... See More  

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$28.00
651721

Panama Canal...

Item #651721

March 07, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 7, 1914  The color-cover front cover has "Problem of the Navy -- II. Sea Power and Our Foreign Policies The Navigating Lights of the Canal How the Lock Gates of Panama will be worked". Inside the issue is: "Waterspouts"; "A Great Brass Brain"; "Navigating Lights for the Panama Canal"; and more articles, illustrations... See More  

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$31.00
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