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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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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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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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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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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
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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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667170

Early Taxidermy In 1875...

Item #667170

March 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 13, 1875. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: EARLY TAXIDERMY - ANIMAL TRAP - SAFETY GOVERNOR - STEAM TRAP & 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 ... See More  

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152220

Porcelain manufacturing...

Item #152220

March 20, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 20, 1875  Detailed full ftpg. illustrations and article (see photo) shows and describes the process of: PORCELAIN MANUFACTURING. There is also an article on The American Crane. In good condition.

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210671

Porcelain manufacturing in 1875...

Item #210671

March 27, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 27, 1875  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: PORCELAIN MANUFACTURING - STEAM ICE ELEVATOR - HYDRAULIC MOTOR & Much More. Included are images and related text of each.  Period ads are present as well.

The issue is in good conditio... See More  

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152633

Latest inventions of the day, in 1875...

Item #152633

May 29, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1875  This 16 page magazine is in nice condition and is loaded with early invention illustrations and descriptions along with several interesting advertisements. Many of the things we use today on a regular basis were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "RANDOLPH'S VIRGINIA DITCHER."

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151994
Item #151994

July 17, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 17, 1875  This issue has front page illustration(s) headed: "GARD'S BRICK MACHINE AND TRANSPORTING APPARATUS". This illustration(s) also has related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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205408

Cow milker...

Item #205408

July 31, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1875  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: FUEL ECONOMIZER - SAWING MACHINE - BLIND SLAT HOLDER - MILKING TUBES - AWL & much more.

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152632

Item #152632

October 02, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN from New York and dated: October 2, 1875. This 16 page magazine is in nice condition and is loaded with early invention illustrations and descriptions along with several interesting advertisements. Many of the things we use today on a regular basis were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "MEYER'S LIQUID MIXER."

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152023
Item #152023

October 16, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 16, 1875  This issue has front page illustration(s) of the: "BORING THE TRUNNION COIL OF AN EIGHTY-TUN GUN". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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206964

Woodcut Printing Press...

Item #206964

October 23, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN October 23, 1875. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: WOODCUT PRINTING PRESS - LIFE PRESERVER - ENGINE COUNTER - GAS REGULATOR  PORTABLE ENGINE & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as... See More  

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674678

The making of steel - 1875... An early diving bell...

Item #674678

November 06, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 6, 1875  An inside page is comprised of two large illustrations related to the making of steel. Quite displayable.

Also present is the front page illustration of the: "TAYLOR & CO'S STEAM CRANE" and inside illustrations and content related to: "The Psycho Mystery", "Diving Bell and Grapnel", "Kafer and De... See More  

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670806

1876 Brooklyn Bridge under construction....

Item #670806

January 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1876  The front page includes a print of: "The New York Anchorage of the East River Bridge" plus two smaller prints as well. This was the Brooklyn Bridge. There is a related article as well. The balance of the issue has various illustration and articles on the latest inventions of the day.

Complete in sixteen pages, minor margin wear, very ... See More  

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681199

Worcester Railroad Depot...

Item #681199

January 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876  The front page has a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot Worcester Mass." with another print inside.  Also a curious print of a: "Steam Horse For Street Railways".

Other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements.

Sixteen pages, great condition.

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681200

Worcester Railroad Depot...

Item #681200

January 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876  The front page has a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot Worcester Mass." with another print inside.  Also a curious print of a: "Steam Horse For Street Railways".

Other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements.

Sixteen pages, great condition.

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598788

Minting coins...

Item #598788

January 29, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 29, 1876  The front page of this issue features an illustration entitled "Eichholz's Gas Apparatus" and an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Rider Compression Engine", "The Manufacture of Coined Money", "Bentel, Margedant & Co.'s Band Sawing Machine"; "The Penguin Family"; and ad... See More  

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202325

Revolving furnace... Air refridgerator...

Item #202325

February 05, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 5, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: REVOLVING FURNACE - AIR REFRIDGERATOR - THRASHING MACHINE & more, with related text.

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151587
Item #151587

February 19, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Feb. 19, 1876  Nice ftpg. illustration of the "Woman's Pavilion" at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia takes nearly half a page. Nice condition.

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588404

Latest inventions from 1876...

Item #588404

February 19, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 19, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: Dumping Cart - Variety Wood Worker - Bolt Cutter - Sewer Ga Trap & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when... See More  

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152724

Water works pumping engine...

Item #152724

February 26, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 26, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: Pumping Engine For Water Works - Barber Tools - Water Regulator - Leather Dressing Machine & Much More (SEE PHOTOS). These illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

Very interesting adver... See More  

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686016

Professor Reuss invented the telephone?

Item #686016

March 04, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1876  



* Johann Philipp Reis

* German scientist & inventor

* Make-and-break telephone




The ftpg. shows: "An Australian Man-Of-War" with a related article. Inside print: "Professor Reuss' Telephone" with article; "the Invention of  the Telephone" , a crane mounted on a railroad car, and various other... See More  

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591408

A bell within a base...

Item #591408

March 04, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March  4, 1876  An inside page contains a fascinating baseball-related article, titled: "Novel Base-Ball Base" which includes beneath the base, submerged a bit into the ground, a bell which signals when a base runner has touched the base. Includes a diagram of how it works. The article notes this devise would: "...clearly announce ... See More  

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564210

Putting a bell in a baseball...

Item #564210

March 18, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 18, 1876  This is a separate, stand-alone publication begun to report on the Centennial Exhibition but whose success kept it in print into the 20th century.



Near the back is an article, with two illustrations, headed: "Improvements In Base-Balls" which shows a bell being placed inside (see).



Complete in 16 pages and rare in tha... See More  

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577280

Cleopatra's Needles... Drilling machine...

Item #577280

March 25, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 25, 1876  Within this issue is the illustration and an article on Cleopatra's Needles. This issue also contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: DRILLING MACHINE - ELECTRO MAGNET MACHINES - MILLSTONE and much more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Other articles and very inte... See More  

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205894

Early sewing machine...

Item #205894

April 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 22, 1876  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: LITTLE MONITOR SEWING MACHINE - ABESTOS ROOFING - HOSE CARRIAGE - GRAIN CLEANER. Other articles and advertisements are contained within.

Complete in 16 pages and is in very good condition. See photos for details.

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$47.00
631796

Callowhill Street bridge in Philadelphia...

Item #631796

April 29, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1876  The front page has "Callowhill Street Bridge, Philadelphia, PA" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "Legouge's Method of Propelling Canal Boats"; "Broken Stone Road-Making - Blake's Crusher"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, some lite ... See More  

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152715

Centennial International Exhibition...

Item #152715

May 20, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations and/or photos of the latest inventions of the day including the following invention(s): "Centennial Grounds & Buildings" & more, with related text.

Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today were just being... See More  

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653251

Tea culture in India...

Item #653251

June 10, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1876  The front page has "Balestrieri's System of Illumination" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial Exposition"; "Walton's Turbine Water Wheel"; "The Culture and Preparation of Tea in Sikkim, India"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pa... See More  

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631391

Photographic apparatus...

Item #631391

June 24, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1876  The cover has "The Horticultural Hall, Centennial Exposition Philadelphia" with an accompanying article inside. Also inside is: "Mechanical Horse Groomer"; "Jordan's Smoke-Burning Grate"; Brice's Portable Photographic Apparatus" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pag... See More  

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679581

Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia (1876)...

Item #679581

July 01, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 1, 1876  The front cover has "A Remarkable Railway Accident" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial - State Head-Quarters, on State Avenue", "Frazee's Safety Bridge for Railroad Cars", and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

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

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202318

Milling machine... Dental mallet...

Item #202318

July 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 8, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: MILLING MACHINE - DENTAL MALLET - SIGNAL BUOYLAMP CHIMNEY & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many o... See More  

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577314

Wagon Brake...

Item #577314

July 15, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 15, 1876  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: J.A. Fay & CO's BAND RE-SAWING MACHINE, MONEY BOX,  RAILWAY RATH, WAGON BRAKE, PONY PLANER and much more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them along with additional articles and advertisements. Very interesting... See More  

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631722

Printing and folding press and the Megascope...

Item #631722

July 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 22, 1876  The front page shows the: "The Campbell Perfecting Printing and Folding Press". Other prints within include: "Steam Jet Pump" "Self-Discharging Coal Hod" "Car Box Grinder" "Saw Gumming Machine" "Megascope" and much more. Related articles for each as well.

Sixteen pages, two binding holes... See More  

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589001

Printing and folding press...

Item #589001

July 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 22, 1876  The front page shows the: "The Campbell Perfecting Printing and Folding Press". Other prints within include: "Steam Jet Pump" "Self-Discharging Coal Hod" "Car Box Grinder" "Saw Gumming Machine" "Megascope" and much more. Related articles for each as well.

Sixteen pages, light staining, o... See More  

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$27.00
647216

Health Spa... Hay Elevator...

Item #647216

July 29, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 29, 1876  The front page features a large illustration "the Pneumatic Health institute, at Milan, Italy" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: Hofecker's Car Brake"; Smith's Hay Elevator and Carrier"; Clark's Steam Governor"; "Canan's Hydraulic Anchor Lift"; and more articles, illustrations and ad... See More  

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596159

Improved Gatling Gun... Rotary Steam Fire Engine...

Item #596159

August 19, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 19, 1876 The frontpage of the issue contains a halfpage illustration "The Hydaulic Annexe at the Centennial Exposition". Within the issue is: "The Latest Improved Gatling Gun" with a related article; "Silsby's Rotary Steam Fire Engine" with a related article; "J. A. Fay & Co's Universal Wood Worker"; and addi... See More  

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633074

The wrought iron bridge at Pittsburgh...

Item #633074

September 02, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 2, 1876  The front page features the "Wrought Iron Bridge at Pittsburgh, PA" with related text. Inside the issue are numerous articles: "New Steam Dredging Machine"; Universal Wood Worker and Six-Roll Planer, Matcher and Bender by the J. A. Fay & Co,; "Brice's Boat Lowering Apparatus", "Oceanic Birds" and mor... See More  

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$35.00
631390

Electrical Experiments...

Item #631390

September 16, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 16, 1876  The cover has "Lyall's Great Textile Exhibit at the Centennial" with an accompanying article inside. Also inside is: "The Detachable Handles Parasol and Sun Umbrella"; "The Positive Motion Shuttle"; "The Lidgerwood Rotary Engine"; "New and Curious Electrical Experiments" and more articles,... See More  

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210712

Branch's diamond stone-sawing machine...

Item #210712

September 23, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 23, 1876  This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Branch's Diamond Stone-Sawing Machine; Thermo-Diffusion - a New Physical Phenomenon; Crystallized Glycerin; Apparatus for Lining Insoles of Boots; Improved Construction of Stables; The United States Patent Association; Honey Buzzards and their Prey; Gold in America -- Its First D... See More  

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581617

Centennial Exposition in 1876... Coffer dam...

Item #581617

September 30, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 30, 1876  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: The Centennial Exposition - Drill Chuck - Leather Scourer - Steam Pump - Billiard Table Leveler - Removal of the Hell Gate Rocks (Coffer Dam) and much more. These illustrations a
... See More  

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$32.00
589000

A sewing machine for book binders...

Item #589000

October 07, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1876  The front pages features a nice print and article on: "The Singer Book-Sewing Machine, the article headed: "A Bookbinder's Sewing Machine.

A wealth of other inventions and innovations reported as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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152127

Inventions... Singer book sewing machine...

Item #152127

October 07, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 7, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: SINGER BOOK SEWING MACHINE - CAR TRUCK FRAME DRILLING MACHINE - IMPROVED LINK BLOCK FOR LOCOMOTIVE & Much More (SEE PHOTOS). These illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

Very i
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$30.00
678126

Inventions and vintage ads... Steam Fire Engines...

Item #678126

October 14, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 14, 1876  The front page has: THE CENTENNIAL - TRAIL OF STEAM FIRE ENGINES. Additionally, the issue has many of the latest inventions of the day including:  POCKET LUNG TESTER - AIR PUMP - IMPROVED BUILDING BLOCKS - ELECTROPLATING and more. Furthermore, there are 2 pages of vintage ads including: U.S. Piano Company from New York & J.A. Fay &... See More  

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$28.00
202335

Car steam brake... Shoemaking...

Item #202335

October 21, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 21, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: CAR STEAM BRAKE - SCROLL SAW - SHOEMAKING & more, including related text.

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$21.00
678124

Tobacco Leaf Stringer.... Fish Hooks...

Item #678124

October 28, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 28, 1876  The front page of this issue has images and content for: TOBACCO LEAF STRINGER and MAIN'S MILLING ATTACHMENT FOR LATHES.  Additionally, the inside pages contain many inventions of the day including: FISH HOOKS - ENGINE INDICATOR and more. The last 2 pages have vintage ads including: The Bigelow Engine, The Trade Engine, The Quarrying... See More  

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$24.00
152610

Early boats of the world...

Item #152610

November 04, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 4, 1876  This 16 page magazine is in nice condition and is loaded with early invention illustrations and descriptions along with several interesting advertisements. Many of the things we use today on a regular basis were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "CURIOUS BOATS AT THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION 1876"... See More  

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$20.00
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