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180068

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #180068
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.

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205142

A set of ten issues...

Item #205142
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, - A set of 10 issues dated from 1900 - 1915.

This is a nice lot of issues from the turn of the century, with much coverage of the latest inventions - with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will be in equal or better condition than
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649215

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.
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632185

Railway electrification project...

Item #632185

January 23, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, January 23, 1915 The front cover has "Railroad Electrification in the Far West" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "New Light on the Great Toothed Divers of America"; "Military Surgery"; "Installation of a Gas Engine"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pag... See More  

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635864

War Issue No. 5...

Item #635864

February 06, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 6, 1915 The front color-cover is an illustration entitled "Ware Issue No. 5 - Our National Defences" and shows troops in the snow. Inside the issue is: "The United States Dreadnought 'Arkansas'"; I - The United Stated an Undefended Treasure Land"; "The Navy - Our First Line of Defense"; "The Art of Deception in... See More  

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646310

Locomotives and automobiles...

Item #646310

March 06, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1915  The front cover is a dramatic illustration of a locomotive rushing over a damaged bridge (see). Inside has many photos of the latest military-related items, plus some nice automobile advertisements as well, including a color back cover ad for the "Oldsmobile" (see).

Complete in 32 pages plus covers, two minor repairs at the blank spine... See More  

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595554

Creating the Lincoln Memorial...

Item #595554

March 20, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 20, 1915 



* Abraham Lincoln memorial pillars



This issue still has the color outer covers (not commonly found) with the front cover featuring a print of Saturday from another heavenly body (see photos). This relates to an inside article: "Saturn, the Most Interesting Planet of the Solar System" which has many illustrations (see photos). The ... See More  

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635857

Monorail train...

Item #635857

March 27, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 27, 1915 The cover is entitled "A Fast Monorail Train Crossing a Valley" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Rescue Company No. 1 of the New York Fire Department"; "The Principles of Radio-Telephony"; "Building a Lighthouse on Shifting Sand"; "The Superheated Steam Unit"; "Radio Telephone an... See More  

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635862

The Italian Navy...

Item #635862

June 12, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 12, 1915 The front cover is an illustration entitled "Using the Searchlight to Repel a Night Attack". Inside the issue is: "The Italian Navy"; "The Use of Poisonous Gases in Warfare"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages and in good condition. Never bound.

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632184

Railroad building in New York City...

Item #632184

August 14, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 14, 1915 The front cover has "Railroad Building Under and Over the streets of New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Mechanical Eye"; "Some Novel Automobile Accessories"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, an non-archival mend in the blank ma... See More  

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200529

Chalmers Six-40 automobile...

Item #200529

August 21, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 21, 1915  This issue contains many displayable ads including a 2 page spread for a Chalmers Six-40 Motorcar, Prince Albert Pipe Tobacco,  and Firestone Tires - all fullpage.  Addition content  (with images) includes:  "The Largest Hydraulic Motor", "Thimble Shoal Lighthouse", "...the "Building of New York&... See More  

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628054

Thomas Edison as chairman...

Item #628054

October 02, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 2, 1915 



* Thomas Alva Edison



The color cover shows soldiers scaling the side of a mountain. Items within include: "The Exchange of Severely Wounded Prisoners" "The Development of the Army Pistol" The Naval Advisory Board of Inventions" which includes a photo of: Thomas A. Edison, Chairman. More articles concerning the militar... See More  

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630862

Regarding Tyrannosaurus...

Item #630862

October 09, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 9, 1915



* Tyrannosaurus Rex in a science-themed magazine

* Includes images and supporting text



Includes the full front page illustration: "Tyrannosaurus, The Largest Flesh-Eater That Ever Lived." Also has a full page report inside: "Tyrannosaurus, A Cretaceous Carnivorous Dinosaur" and "The Largest Flesh-Eater That Ever Lived&q... See More  

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635861

WWI warfare...

Item #635861

December 04, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 4, 1915 The color-cover is an illustration of soldiers using a searchlight to find zepplins. Inside the issue is: "The Intermittent Waterfall"; "Recent German Naval Construction"; The Future of Radio Telephony"; "The Passing of the Steam Locomotive"; "The Manufacture of English 12-Inch Guns"; "Electricity in ... See More  

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598769

Early flight... catapulting planes from a cruiser...

Item #598769

March 18, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 18, 1916  The full front cover has a duotone illustration entitled "Launching A Sea Plane From The After Deck Of The U.S. Armored Cruiser 'North Carolina'" with an accompanying inside report "Widening the Range of the Fleets Eyes By Means of the Aeroplane Catapult."

Also within the issue is: "Operating Trains across the Gr... See More  

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208047
Item #208047

June 03, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 3, 1916.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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657742

1916 color print of multiple locomotives...

Item #657742

July 01, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 1, 1916  The cover has a wonderful and highly displayable color cover of a set of three trains, as seen from the point of view of a 4th locomotive's engineer, with steam rising in the foreground.  The print shows passengers standing at the back of the caboose of one of the trains the locomotive is trailing.  Additional unrelated prints (automotive ads, ... See More  

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664664

How cartoons are made...

Item #664664

October 14, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Film"... See More  

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667184

How cartoons are made...

Item #667184

October 14, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916  The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Fil... See More  

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548053

Scientific American illustration...

Item #548053

January 20, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 20, 1917 (Print only)



This single page illustration is entitled "A Phase of the Ice Harvest: Guiding the Cakes of Ice into the Scoring Saws".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition however it does contain a library ink stamp in the top margin (see photo for details).... See More  

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548055

Auto Ad...

Item #548055

January 20, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 20, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features a half-page advertisement for "Mitchell Motors Company".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition.

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548056

Oxy-Acetylene Torch print...

Item #548056

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page illustration is entitled "Cutting Steel Under Water With The Oxy-Acetylene Torch".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition however it does contain a library ink stamp in the top margin (see photo for details).

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548057

Patterson's Tuxedo Tobacco print...

Item #548057

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features a three-quarter page advertisement for "Patterson's Tuxedo Tobacco".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition.

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548058

General Electric Company print...

Item #548058

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features the advertisement from the back of the original issue and is for "General Electric Company" of Schenectady, New York. Within the GE symbol are several scenes of how electricity is being used and also how it is used at mealtime.



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645194

Color cover... German submarine "Deutschland"...

Item #645194

February 10, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  February 10, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Aboard the Merchant Submarine 'Deutschland'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Facts About the Panama Canal"; "Where Science Joins Hands with Art - The Modern Taxidermy as Revealed in San Francisco's Great New Museum"; and more articles, illustrati... See More  

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633881

Color cover...

Item #633881

September 22, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  September 22, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Salved Vessel Crashing Through the Bulkhead Erected to Keep Out the Surf" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "German's Gotha Battleplane and its Machine-gun Tunnel"; "Fighting with Axe and Saw"; "The Submarine Problem - XV"; and more articles, ill... See More  

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635617

Quebec Bridge...

Item #635617

September 29, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1917  The color-cover front has a caption "Camouflage Robes Worn by the Crew of a French Anti-Aircraft Cannon" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "Building the Quebec Bridge"; "The Submarine Problem -- XVI"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages and in ver... See More  

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632987

Truck transportation...

Item #632987

August 17, 1918

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 17, 1918  The color cover page has "Forwarding Freight by Motor Truck Express to Relieve our Over-burdened Railroads" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Via Motor Truck"; "Motorized Railways"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 32 pages in nice condition.

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631746

Early flight... Military maneuvers... Color cover...

Item #631746

September 07, 1918

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 7, 1918 Interesting full ftpg. diagram-illustration about dogfighting: "Tricks used in aerial combat: First, the 'horizontal vrille'; second the 'retournment'; third, the change of direction; and fourth, the 'renversement', all as seen from the side."

Inside the issue are a variety of articles, illustrations, and advertise... See More  

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631883

Holland Tunnel...

Item #631883

March 08, 1919

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 8, 1919  The front color-cover page has "Steamer Taking Oil from an Oil Storage Craft Developed in England" with an accompanying article. The front page has "Proposed vehicular tunnel under the Hudson river - a double-decked structure providing for three lines of traffic on each roadway" with an accompanying article. This is where the H... See More  

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596110

Color cover... Navy-Curtiss Flying Boat...

Item #596110

June 07, 1919

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 7, 1919  The color cover is "Salvaged Boilers Rolled 21 Miles Along the California Coast" with the related story with the issue of how these were removed from a stranded, salvaged ship and found that this was the method of transporting them. The front page of the issue is "American 'mystery' ships and their equipment for combating U-b... See More  

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161369

Making wheels...

Item #161369

June 21, 1919

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 21, 1919  See the photo below for the great color cover showing wheels being made, the print captioned: "An Electrically Operated Machine For Stacking Finished Wheels". There is a related article--with several more black & white photos--on an inside page. You get the complete issue which is in very nice condition. Minor inked library stamp in ... See More  

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555678

Railroad Autombile...

Item #555678

October 11, 1919

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York City, dated October 11, 1919



* Early railroad car

* Color coverr and car ad




Full front page has a color illus:



* Automobile Inspection Car For The Railroad Official



Shows a car built to travel on rails on a mountain pass, and an inspector talking to a rail worker. Report inside: "The Railroading Automobile."



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631816

Rifle ammunition testing...

Item #631816

October 11, 1919

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 11, 1919  The front page has "Testing Rifle Ammunition" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Airplane Mapping by the United States Army"; "Copying Fingerprints - II"; "Experimental Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony - VI"; "The Cooperage Industry"; and more illustrations, articles... See More  

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671702

The world's largest crane (in 1920)... Philadelphia Naval Yard...

Item #671702

August 21, 1920

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1920 Nice, full front cover photo in three colors: "The Largest Of Its Kind: 350 Ton Crane at Philadelphia Navy Yard", which contains details and additional photos on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Is There a Coal Shortage", "'Miss America,' built and owned by G.A. Wood...", "Record Weather", and two gr... See More  

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657732

Very early on the motion picture industry...

Item #657732

July 16, 1921

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 16, 1921



The entire ftpg. is an interesting illustration captioned: "Reproducing the Naval Battle of Jutland for the Motion Picture Screen." with a related article within the issue. This is a early pictorial from the infancy of the motion picture industry. For any collection which related to early movies and motion pictures, this is a nice, displaya... See More  

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561139

Railroading... Monoplane... Repeating Rifle...

Item #561139

December 01, 1921

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December, 1921, from New York, New York (with color cover). This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Comparison of the Leading Railroad Systems of the World; The 4,000-Pound Demolition Bomb; Leading Armies of the World; Abraham Lincoln and the Repeating Rifle; The Revival of the Monoplane; The Mechanism of the Pipe Organ; and many more interesting articl... See More  

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202482

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #202482

January 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, January, 1922, New York, New York 



This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: America's Domestic Food Supply; The Radio Central; Comets That Have Lost Their Tails; From Steamer to Sailing Ship; With Eye-Piece and Camera; Naval Construction in Japan; Noises for the Movies; Bomb and Bombing Sights; and other articles and ads. This issue is in good... See More  

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202483

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #202483

February 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, February, 1922, New York, New York 



This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: America's Fuel Resources; Bridging the Detroit River; The Latest African Anthropological Find; A Ten-Year Naval Holiday; Airplane Racing and What It Means; Human Hair Under the Microscope; A Second Pompeii; A Peking-Suiyuan Railway of China; The Motor-Driven Commercial V... See More  

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202484

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #202484

March 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, March, 1922, New York  This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Winged Surveyors - What Aerial Photography Is Doing for Industry and Science; Moving Niagara Into Canada; The Lincoln Highway of the Telephone; The Mount Everest Reconnaissance; The Physical Basis of Heredity; Scrapping the Battleships; Spectacles for the Motion-Picture Camera; A New Ca... See More  

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202485

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #202485

April 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 1, 1922, from New York, New York.



This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: How America's Male and Female Workers Earn Their Daily Bread;  World Crops for America; Applying the Lessons of Industry to the Theater; Articulated Trains; The Tomb of an Egyptian Queen; The Motor-Driven Commercial Vehicle; other articles and ads. This issu... See More  

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202486

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #202486

May 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May, 1922



This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Where the Money Goes - How Uncle Sam Will Spend His Income for 1922; Our Wasteful Industries; Cutting and Fitting Beneath the Waves; Telephoning To Sea; The Industrial Production of Helium; From Railroad to Highway; Transmitting Power in Fluid Waves; New York City's Staten Island Docks; &quo... See More  

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202488
Item #202488

June 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June, 1922, New York, New York



This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: The World's Wages - a Statistical Anomaly;  The North Atlantic Ice Patrol; Beyond the Microscope; The Gentle Art of Radio Broadcasting; Forecasting Earthquakes; Diesel Engine Wins Its Way; Speeding Up Radio; Evolution in Museum Technique; The Great Wall of China; other articl... See More  

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631393

"Radio for Everybody"...

Item #631393
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July, 1922  The colored outer-wrapper cover has "Locating an Unlicensed and Unlawful Radio Transmitter with the Radio Compass" with an accompanying article. Also inside is: "'Majestic' -- The Latest and largest of Ships"; "San Francisco's Water Supply Project"; "The Ice Cream Factory"; "The Business of Bro... See More  

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613755

Sydney Harbor Bridge...

Item #613755

September 01, 1922

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September, 1922  The front colored cover is "Geological Survey Maps in the Making: A Transit Station on the Idaho-Montana Boundary" with a related article inside. Inside the issue is: "Skilled Hands, or Automatic Machinery?"; "The Seventy-Five Mile City"; "The Sydney Harbor Bridge"; and many more illustrations, articles an... See More  

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$42.00
608022

Mediumship exposed....

Item #608022

May 29, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1923



* Mediumship - mediums exposed

* Spiritualism - spirits




The front page has one column headlines that include: "SPIRIT PHENOMENA EXPOSED AS FAKES BY ELECTRICAL TRAP" "Here Are the Results of the First Scientific American Test of a Medium" "'Psychic Wonders' All His" "Hidden Devices Showed He Left His Chair 15 Times t... See More  

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631488

Earth and air issue...

Item #631488
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June, 1925  The color-wrapper is captioned "Vacation Geology". Inside the issue is "Out of Doors With the Earth"; "Herbert Hoover and the Patent Office"; "the Low-Resistance Airplane"; and much more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 70+ pages, unbound, and in very good condition.

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$28.00
587728

1926 Color cover shows moving dinosaurs...

Item #587728

August 01, 1926

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August, 1926  Still has the outer color wrappers, the front cover showing the: "Modern Method Of Moving Monsters" showing 2 dinosaurs midway through their construction being moved (see). Inside has a nice photographed article on: "The Education of a Parachute Jumper"  & another on early aircraft carriers (see) as well as other intere... See More  

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631882

Lighthouses...

Item #631882
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 20, 1901  The front color-cover has "St. George Reef Light, California". Inside the issue is: "Was the Cave Man a House-builder?"; "Acres of Radio"; "Beacons of Safety"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 84 pages, never bound, and in very good condition.

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$33.00
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