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631955

Hand-crank velocipede...

Item #631955

March 27, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 27, 1869  The front page has "Maurice's Patent Autographic Press" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Davis' Patent Culinary Steam Generator"; "Samuels' Patent Hand Crank Velocipede"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, a couple non-archival ... See More  

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$29.00
222793

Suspension bridge over the Ohio River...

Item #222793

April 03, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 3, 1869 



* Suspension Bridge over the Ohio River
* Kerosene lamp



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Soule's Simultaneous-Movement Velocipede", "Suspension Bridge Over the Ohio River, Connecting Ohio With Kentuck
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$25.00
616308

The bicycle...

Item #616308

April 10, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 10, 1869  This 16 page issue contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Progress of the Velocipede", "Conarroe's Buckeye Ditching Machine", "Little's Stove Funnel Cap and Ventilator", and "Gross' Patent Combined Letter Opener" and additional illust
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$48.00
206545

Improvement in Three-Wheeled Velocipedes...

Item #206545

May 08, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, May 8, 1869, from New York. This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Van Guysling's Patent Rail Chair and Support; Pallissard's Walking Support for Infants; Improvement in Three-Wheeled Velocipedes; Centenary of the Steam Engine - James Watt; and other articles. See photos for details.... See More  

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$42.00
204486

Early tricycle...

Item #204486

May 15, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 15, 1869  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: TRICYCLE - VACUUM PAN - DRAIN-TILE MACHINE & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the norma... See More  

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$20.00
647218

Very unusual bicycle "improvement"...

Item #647218

May 29, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1869  The front page features an interesting print of a rather wacky bicycle called: "White's Improved Bicycle" which has a related article: "A New Style of Velocipede". Obviously it never caught on.

Many other articles & prints of inventions & improvements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, minima... See More  

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$37.00
633919

Carpet stretcher...

Item #633919

June 26, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  June 26, 1869 The front cover has "Nichol's Improved Shears" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Watch Protector"; "Tichenor's Improved Inhaler"; "Weaver's Carpet Stretcher and Fastener"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite staining on ... See More  

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$28.00
649004

Lifesaving apparatus...

Item #649004

July 17, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 17, 1869  The front page has "Wedeking & Dueberg's Improved Brick Kiln" with accompany article. Within the issue is: "Patent Life-Saving Apparatus"; "Buell's Velocipede Spring"; "Larkin's Nursing Table"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, slight irregular l... See More  

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$32.00
180044

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #180044
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten  issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but... See More  

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649217

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, 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 ... See More  

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$40.00
649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

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$99.00
559184

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #559184
(Illustrated) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combi... See More  

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$99.00
631900

Inventions of the day...

Item #631900

March 12, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1870  The front page has "Viaduct on the Paris and Orleans Railway, France" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Measurement of Power -- Emerson's Dynamometer"; "Testing the Power of Turbine Water Wheels"; "Jerome B. King's Self-adjusting Double Washer"; and more illustrations, articles... See More  

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$29.00
634501

Very unique wheeling skates...

Item #634501

March 19, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1870  The front cover has "Thomas L. Luder's Pedespeed" and "Clark's Multiplying-Pressure Fan Blower" with accompanying articles. Inside the issue is: "Products of the Pine Forest"; "Russell's Support For Mill Spindles"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, ... See More  

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$28.00
634570

Early inventions...

Item #634570

May 14, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 14, 1870  The front cover has "Ames' Portable Engine for Agricultural Use" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improvements in Welding Metal Plates"; "Obituary - Zerah Colburn, Engineer, and Leading Writer of Engineering Papers"; "Geer's Improved Cherry Stoner"; and more articles, illustrations ... See More  

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637495

Proposed bridge over the British Channel...

Item #637495

May 21, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 21, 1870  The front cover has "Newell's Oscillating Sofa, Table and Couch for Vessels" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Deep-Sea Piers for a Proposed Bridge to Cross the British Channel"; "Komp's Combined Punching and Eyelet-Inserting Machine"; "Leonard's Tool Holder and Grindstone Dressing Ma... See More  

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642499

Suspension bridge over Alleghany River in Pittsburgh...

Item #642499

June 18, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1870  The front page has "Suspension Bridge over the Alleghany River at Pittsburgh, PA" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Vandenvinne's Patent Steam Excavator"; "Hotte's Improved Coffeepot"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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

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$27.00
649005

Railroad turntable...

Item #649005

August 13, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 13, 1870  The front page has "Greenleaf's Improved Turn-Table" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Austin's Improved Shingle Machine"; "Lull's Friction Clutch"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, in nice condition.

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$43.00
223294

New York State Capital in 1870...

Item #223294

October 15, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 15, 1870.



* New York State Captial


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: New York State Capital Building - Stump Extractor - Spring Bed - Surface Planer & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Ve
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152142

An 1870 road steamer...

Item #152142

November 19, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 19, 1870  This issue has much invention news and illustrations including front page illustration(s) headed: "THOMSON'S PATENT ROAD STEAMER". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$21.00
637244

Ice boating on the Hudon River...

Item #637244

February 03, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872  Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more.

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large s... See More  

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$30.00
590462

Colt's Armory Testing Machine...

Item #590462

March 16, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 16, 1872  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including: the "COLT ARMORY TESTING MACHINE",  "Extension Ladder", "Firearm Projectile", "Water Wheel Governor", "Saw Filing Machine". Additional illustrations, articles and a... See More  

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$45.00
597575

Brainerd, Minnesota Railroad Bridge 1872...

Item #597575

March 23, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 23, 1872  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Brainerd, Minnesota Railroad Bridge - Surface Blower - Wagon Wheel - Electric Battery & much more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interes
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634534

Death of Samuel F. B. Morse...

Item #634534

April 13, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1872  The front cover has "Goodwin's Method of Propelling Canal Boats" with an accompanying article.

Inside the issue is a text report "Death of Samuel F. B. Morse". "After a few days' illness which, with his great age, led to anticipation of a fatal result, Professor Morse died at ten minutes before eight o'clock ... See More  

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$35.00
589827

Antique Rope Sky Railway Lift...

Item #589827

April 27, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 27, 1872  The front page features "The Hawley Brick Kiln" illustrations with accompany article. Inside are: "Muller's Improved Rope Railway", "Myers' Improved Press"; "Holcomb's Hot Air Furnace" with additional articles and advertisements within the issue as well.



This is complete in 16 pages with a sl... See More  

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659789

An anti-sea-sick ship... an elevated railway...

Item #659789

January 11, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 11, 1873  The issue features the latest inventions and innovations of the day including:  "STEAM PRESS", "SALOON OF BESSEMER'S ANTI-SEA-SICK SHIP", "ELEVATED RAILWAY", "WATER WHEEL", and more, all of which include supporting text. A number of interesting advertisements are present as well, along with a sum... See More  

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613214

American brick making machine...

Item #613214

January 18, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 18, 1873  The front page has a large illustration "The Great American Brick Machine" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "Emerson's Feathering Paddle Wheel"; "Nine Horse Power Compound Steam Engines"; "Design for Ball Ground Pavilion" and other illustrations, articles and advertisements.

This is ... See More  

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$21.00
671655

Seed planter...

Item #671655

February 01, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More  

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219661

Fire Fighting Tank 1873...

Item #219661

March 08, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 8, 1873.



* Fire Tank Water System



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Self Acting Fire Tank, Tell Tale Clock, Bottle Stopper, Diamond Stone Saw, & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very
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$25.00
202900

Steam reaper & lawn mower...

Item #202900

March 15, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1873  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions:  STEAM REAPER & MOWER - HOT PRESSING MACHINE - ELASTIC WASHER - GRAIN CLEANER & more, including related text.

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$21.00
219145

Girard Avenue Bridge Philadelphia in 1873....

Item #219145

May 24, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 24, 1873.



* Girard Avenue bridge in Philadelphia Pennsylvania 



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Girard Avenue bridge - Hat & Coat Hook - Railway Signal - Iron Bridge construction & Much More. These i
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$28.00
652384

For the ballooning enthusiast... Failed attempt to cross the Atlantic...

Item #652384

September 13, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 13, 1873  A nice issue for any ballooning enthusiast as the front page is taken up with 3 prints, the largest captioned: "The Great Transatlantic Balloon" with prints of its "aeronauts" and a detailed article. In reality they were forced to land in New England, never making it across any water, however this was the first attempt to cros... See More  

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$38.00
152163

Artifical crowns...

Item #152163

December 06, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 6, 1873  The content of this issue includes the original patent for artificial crowns invented by J. B. Beers.

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$22.00
631387

Centennial Tower...

Item #631387

January 24, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1874  The cover has "The Centennial Tower One Thousand Feet High" with an accompanying article inside. This is located near the modern village of Hilleh, Turkey. Also inside is: "Iron Bridge at Czernowitz, Austria"; "Wadwell's Adjustable Bench Jack"; "A Modern Orchid House"; and more articles, illustrations... See More  

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$31.00
202361

Hudson River bridge... Electric chair...

Item #202361

March 07, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 7, 1874  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations/prints of the latest inventions of the day including the following: Hudson River bridge at Albany New York, Sink, Fish Grappling Spear, Saw Gummer, Electric and Vapor Chair, and much more. These illustrations also have accompanying text.

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$32.00
202359

Barrel making machine...

Item #202359

March 28, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 28, 1874  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: WOODEN BARREL MAKING MACHINE - CAR COUPLING - RAILROAD LANTERN & more, including related text.

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$21.00
202370
Item #202370

May 16, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1874  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: CAM PUMP - SURFACE PLANER - INKSTAND - PACKING 7 WEIGHING MACHINE -  & more, including related text.

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$23.00
637245

The new bridge at Keokuk, Iowa...

Item #637245

May 23, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  May 23, 1874  Among the prints within is a very nice, full page print: "Road & Railway Bridge Over the Mississippi, at Keokuk, Iowa". Other prints include: "McGinty's Picket Fence" "Improved Work Holder for Lathes" "The Albion Boiler" and more.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
202373

The parachute...

Item #202373

November 07, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 7, 1874  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: COAL SCREEN - ARIEL SCREW (FAN) - PARACHUTE - BRICKS - STUMP SAWING MACHINE and much more. Illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

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$21.00
202374

Gas saver... Cork boots...

Item #202374

November 21, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 21, 1874  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: SURFACE PLANER - GAS SAVER - CORK SOLED BOOTS & more, including related text.

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$21.00
590314

Scientific American....

Item #590314

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874 This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: KEOKUK IA RAILROAD BRIDGE - PITTSBURGH PA CENTERFOLD OF STEEL INDUSTRY - HOT AIR BALLOON & much more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back... See More  

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$42.00
671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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$42.00
597578

A floating fire engine...

Item #597578

December 19, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 19, 1874  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: "Sire Joseph Whitworth", "Merryweather's Floating Fire Engine"; "Underground Railway in New York - The Normal College Fronting the Work"; "The Ericsson Pneumatic Torpedo" and more articles and ad... See More  

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$25.00
631942

New York City's Great Arch near 95th Street...

Item #631942

December 26, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 26, 1874  The front page has "Railway Bridge Near York, England" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Underground Railway in New York - The Great Arch Near 95th Street" [what appears to be the Mount Prospect Tunnel]; "Trying-Up and Four-Cutter Planing and Molding Machine"; "Iron-Framed Thrashing Mach... See More  

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$28.00
152021

A new potato planter...

Item #152021

January 23, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 23, 1875  This issue has front page illustration(s) of the: "MEWBORNE'S IMPROVED POTATO PLANTER". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$21.00
152022

A new sawing machine...

Item #152022

January 30, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 30, 1875  This issue has front page illustration(s) of the: "YOUNG'S DIAMOND STONE SAWING MACHINE". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$23.00
621858

An early flying machine...

Item #621858

February 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 13, 1875  An inside page has a 4 by 5 illustration of "Blackford's Flying Machine". The companion report headed "A New Form of Flying Machine", begins with the solution to successful flight: "Screw propulsion is the principle upon which will, probably, be accomplished the great problem of aerial flight. The plan here proposed is... See More  

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$53.00
625380

An early flying machine...

Item #625380

February 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 13, 1875  An inside page has a 4 by 5 illustration of "Blackford's Flying Machine". The companion report headed "A New Form of Flying Machine", begins with the solution to successful flight: "Screw propulsion is the principle upon which will, probably, be accomplished the great problem of aerial flight. The plan here proposed is... See More  

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$64.00
596160

Niagara Bridge...

Item #596160

February 20, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1875 The front page of this issue features "The Proposed Niagara Bridge at Lewiston, N.Y." and an associated article. Inside the issue is: a text article "Flying Machines"; "Irrigation in Colorado - Letting Water Into a Sluice Way"; "Measuring Mountains"; "Cameron's Plenum and Vacuum Pump"; "H
... See More  

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$34.00
220489

Streetcar elevator in 1875...

Item #220489

February 27, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 27, 1875  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: System of Railway Switches and Signals - Hudson River TunnelWater Injector & much more, with related text.

 

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$28.00
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