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612651

Hydraulic locomotive...

Item #612651

February 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 10, 1877  The front page has a very interesting illustration captioned: "Novel Hydraulic Railway Locomotive"  showing what essentially looks like a paddlewheel-powered flume ride. A related front page article as well.

Inside the issue is "Guardiola's Sugar and Coffee Machinery"; "Blaisdell's Upright Moulding Machin... See More  

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$52.00
656303

Tractor... Cow milker...

Item #656303

February 17, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 17, 1877  The front page of the issue contains a large illustration "Frick & Co.'s Eclipse Agricultural Engine" and accompanying article. Within the issue is "Secchi's Solar Photographic Instrument"; "Melling's Improvements in Safety Valves"; "Knollin's Cow Milker"; "Hydraulic Punching Mac... See More  

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628041

Building the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #628041

March 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 



* Brooklyn Bridge - East River

* Under construction print




The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York." as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge.

Sixteen pages, ... See More  

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$53.00
657251

Building the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #657251

March 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 



* Brooklyn Bridge - East River

* Under construction print




The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York" as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge.

Sixteen pages, v... See More  

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$58.00
202346

Tprpedo Warfare...

Item #202346

March 17, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 17, 1877



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: PNEUMATIC - MECHANICAL FLIGHT - ROTARY PUMP -  & much more. The front cover has the nice print:  "Admiral Porter's System Of Torpedo Warfare".



Interesting period advertisements are pres... See More  

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613211

Pneumatic message system...

Item #613211

March 24, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 24, 1877  The front page features a large illustration "Pneumatic Transmission in New York City" with an accompanying article and more illustrations inside. Inside the issue is "New Experiments in Mechanical Flight" with illustrations; "Houyoux' Rotary Pump"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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152001

Torpedoes...

Item #152001

April 21, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 21, 1877  This issue has front page illustration of the: "TORPEDO EXPERIMENTS AT CHERBOURG, FRANCE". This illustration also has related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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206543

Professor Gray's Telephone in New York and Philadelphia...

Item #206543

April 28, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, April 28, 1877, from New York. This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Watson's Gap Lathe; The Ironclad Man-of-War Alexandra; Professor Gray's Telephone;  and other articles. See photos for details.

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$44.00
642178

Silverware manufacturing in 1874...

Item #642178

May 12, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 12, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: MANUFACTURING OF SILVERWARE - BRYANT VASE - CALCULATING MACHINE - FIRE ESCAPE & much more, with related text.

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577315

Hoboken Railroad...

Item #577315

May 26, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 26, 1877  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Engineering Works, Hoboken, NJ - Milling Machine - Pompeii scenes and more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them along with additional articles and advertisements Very interesting advert
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540451

Billiard tables...

Item #540451

July 14, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 14, 1877



* Billiard Table

* Carnivorous Plants




This issue contains the following prints and/or articles: Collender's Improved Billiard Table", "Improved Billiard Ball Holder", "Curious Carnivorous Plants", "Catastrophism in Geology", and much more.



This issue is in good condition, save for a small library stamp at... See More  

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152222

Making shot...

Item #152222

July 28, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 28, 1877  This paper contains front page prints and article of: THE MANUFACTURE OF SHOT. POURING THE MELTED LEAD.

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636295

Building the Brooklyn Bridge... The sea monster...

Item #636295

August 04, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877 



* Brooklyn Bridge - East River

* Under construction print




The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. The balance of the issue is taken up with reports of other inventions and scientific/mechanical improvements. Also included: "The Sea M... See More  

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639721

Building the Brooklyn Bridge... The sea monster...

Item #639721

August 04, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877  The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. The balance of the issue is taken up with reports of other inventions and scientific/mechanical improvements. Also included: "The Sea Monster" with two illustrations of it.

Sixteen pages, very n... See More  

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620994

Building the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #620994

August 04, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877  The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge.

Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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636347

Early on the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #636347

August 11, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 11, 1877  The front page features a print of: "The Great Suspension Bridge Between New York & Brooklyn - The Cable Fastenings", being the famous Brooklyn Bridge. Much inside, including: "Havens' New Telephone" and a nice print: "The Great Suspension Bridge Between New York & Brooklyn--View Looking From Brooklyn".

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611414

Fireless locomotive...

Item #611414

October 20, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 20, 1877  The front cover continues a halfpage illustration "Fireless Locomotive For Street Railways" which has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Baromotor"; "Root's Blower for Mine Ventilation"; "Automatic Fire Extinguisher"; "Small Geared Locomotives"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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660545

Edison invents the phonograph... Baseball science...

Item #660545

November 17, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor

* Early baseball science




A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper tr
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202367
Item #202367

November 24, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, November 24, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: NEW YORK CITY SEWAGE TUNNEL - TILE MAKING MACHINE - FLOURING MILL - BORING MACHINE & more, including related text.

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202366

Ice making machine...

Item #202366

December 01, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: ICE MAKING MACHINE - SUGAR CANE GRINDING MILL - FOLDING BOOK CASE - TRICYCLE & more, including related text.

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657284

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #657284

December 22, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* The phonograph invented

* Best title to have this in ?




Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we ... See More  

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613207

Ice Machine... Steam Pump...

Item #613207

March 16, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 16, 1878  The front page of the issue features a halfpage illustration "The Holden Ice Machine" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "The National Steam Pump"; "Double Shearing, Punching and Straightening Machine"; "New Boat-Propelling Device"; "Phillip's Improved Buckboard Wagon"; "Mi... See More  

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644262

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #644262

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Page 3 has a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate

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$140.00
631925

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #631925

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description

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$268.00
657285

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #657285

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Page 3 features a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch print of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph.

Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate

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$178.00
610925

Making cable for the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #610925

May 18, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 18, 1878  This issue contains illustrations and articles on the latest inventions of the day including: "Cable Making on the East River Bridge"; "The Kunstadter Rudder Screw"; Calendar Clock"; "Steam Engine"; "Plante's Secondary Batteries" and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

This is complete ... See More  

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202903

Automatic farm fence gate...

Item #202903

May 25, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 25, 1878  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions:  FARM GATE - WATER HEATER - SPRING BED - GRINDING MILL & more, including related text.

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202902

Brush making...

Item #202902

June 08, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1878 This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions:  BRUSH MAKING BY MACHINES - EGG BOILER - LAMP BURNER - BUFFALO FORGE - SHAPER & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back... See More  

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646616

Edison's Micro-Tasimeter...

Item #646616

June 22, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 22, 1878 This issue contains an article and print describing "Edison's Micro-Tasimeter". The front page features "The International Avenue at the Paris Exhibition. Other articles: "Horizontal Engine with Collmann's Valve Gear"  "Ether Ice-making Machine" "Holcomb's Hot Air Furnace" "Birds of Para... See More  

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$37.00
581882

The Otto Bicycle... Thomas Edison...

Item #581882

July 20, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York July 20, 1878 An article inside describes "Professor Edison's New Carbon Rheostat". Includes an illustration of this instrument.  Also includes "The Otto Bicycle", with image and description.  Complete in 16 pages, and in very nice condition.

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$55.00
649009

Issue for an ophthalmologist...

Item #649009

August 10, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Aug. 10, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. The entire front page is on: "The Art Of Preserving The Eyesight" carrying over to pg. 2 as well. The ftpg. has 5 related illustrations. A great issue for an ophthalmologist. 

Also within is: "The Paris Exhibition - Th... See More  

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$34.00
616759

Thomas Edison's megaphone...

Item #616759

August 24, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 24, 1878 



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* Megaphone invention print




Taking a bit more than half of the ftpg. is an illustration of a gentleman and a few onlookers using "Edison's Megaphone". The article, which begins on the ftpg., gives the background of "ear & speaking trumpets" plus talk about Edison's invention. The c... See More  

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633741

With the original & very decorative outer wrappers......

Item #633741

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.  Having begun to report on the Centennial Exposition in 1876, its success caused it to continue as a weekly publication into the 20th century. This title is much like its more famous cousin, but tends to have more mechanically-themed ... See More  

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$24.00
632988

Statue of Liberty on display...

Item #632988

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 7, 1878 



* Statue of Liberty construction

* Frederic Auguste Bartholdi




This paper contains prints and article concerning: BARTHOLDI'S COLOSSAL STATUE OF LIBERTY. The head was on display along with the hand and torch until the entire statue was completed. The final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29.5... See More  

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$21.50
670794

Statue of Liberty on display...

Item #670794

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 



* Statue of Liberty construction

* Frederic Auguste Bartholdi




A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in d... See More  

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$46.00
152143
Item #152143

October 12, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 12, 1878  This issue has much invention news and illustrations including inside page illustration(s) headed: "NEW STETHOSCOPIC MICROPHONE". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$21.00
657286

This issue taught the world how horses run...

Item #657286

October 19, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 19, 1878  This now very famous serious of photos, captioned: "The Science of the Horse's Motions" done by Mr. Muybridge, taught his how a horse truly trots and gallops. Previous to these photographs it was though that horses galloped much differently, hence the unusual paintings of horses in gallop prior to this time.

Page 3 has a related art
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$275.00
628387

Wilson's shuttle sewing machine...

Item #628387

November 02, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 2, 1878  The front page of the issue has a half-page illustration "The Forster-Firmin Amalgamator" along with a related article. Inside the issue is: "Main Building at the Paris Exhibition"; "New Wilson Shuttle Sewing Machine" which includes several illustrations; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Comple... See More  

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636488

A new iron-clad torpedo boat...

Item #636488

November 16, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 16, 1878  The front page has a nice print of: "Captain Ericsson's New Torpedo Boat, the Destroyer" with a detailed article as well. Many other unrelated prints inside as well including several of early engines, a nice print of the: "Locomotive for the Metropolitan Elevated Railway, New York City" "Some Modifications of the Micro... See More  

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$32.00
152145
Item #152145

November 16, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 16, 1878  This issue has front page illustration(s) headed: "CAPTAIN ERICSSON'S NEW TORPEDO BOAT, THE DESTROYER". This illustration(s) also has related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$21.00
554561

The Humpback Whale...

Item #554561

March 01, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York City, March 1, 1879



* The Humpback Whale


* Manufacturing of Horseshoe nails 



This issue is 16 pages in length. On the front page, there are several photos of "The Manufacture of Horseshoe Nails" with the article starting on the front page and continuing on page 130. Inside there is a report: "The Humpback Whale" mentioning that the com... See More  

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$20.00
674278

Brewing Ale in the 1870's...

Item #674278

March 15, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1879  The front page has 3 illus: "The Brewing Of Ale", the largest shows "Racking Off Vats", plus an article about P. Ballantine & Sons Brewery (Albany N.Y.), which continues inside and has another illus: "The Mash Tub And Malting Kilns".

Other articles and illustrations of interest include: "Palmer's Washer... See More  

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$42.00
665103
Item #665103

April 05, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 5, 1879  This issue contains prints and related images of the following: an acoustic apparatus, the Pennsylvania Mower, the Herreshoff Torpedo, the Fuller Electric Light, Dean's Hydraulic Packing Press, and more.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, irregular at the spine, a small library stamp on the front page, otherwise good.

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$48.00
206963

Drag Saw...

Item #206963

July 12, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN July 12, 1879. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: GAS EXHAUSTER GOVERNOR - CUFF HOLDER - SEWER TRAP - DRAG SAW & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of t... See More  

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$24.00
205413
Item #205413

July 19, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 19, 1879  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: DRILLING SCOW - TUG COUPLING - WATER WHEEL - PROPELLING APPARATUS - SCOW DRILLING & much more.

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$20.00
674282

Steam Engines and a New Steam Car... Light in photography...

Item #674282

July 26, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1879  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day. The front page has a large illustration: "PHOTOGRAPHS BY ELECTRIC LIGHT". Inside pages have the following articles of interest: "The Exeter Steam Engine", "New Steam Car", and "Aswail, or Sloth Bear". There are al... See More  

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$28.00
205975

Troy New York... Ludlow Co. ...

Item #205975

August 09, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN August 9, 1879. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: LUDLOW VALVE MANUFACTURING FACTORY - PRESSING MACHINE - MILL - RAILROAD TIE & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when man... See More  

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$20.00
205410

Heating by steam...

Item #205410

August 23, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 23, 1879  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: MERIDIAN CIRCLE - SYSTEM OF STEAM HEATING - STRAW CUTTER & much more.

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620997

Edison's telephone...

Item #620997

September 27, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 27, 1879 



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* Telephone invention




Inside has an article: "Edison's Latest Telephone" which is very descriptive text on it. Included as well is a nice illustration captioned: "Edison's New Telephone". Various other inventions & scientific improvements of the day in this issue.

Sixteen pages, som... See More  

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$48.00
630763

Edison's latest telephone...

Item #630763

September 27, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 27, 1879  The cover features "Meier's National and Astronomical Clock". Inside the issue is "Reynier's Electric Lamp"; "Tucker's Surf Boat"; "Edison's New Telephone" with very descriptive text; "Giant Insect of New Guinea"; and other illustrations, stories and advertisements.

Complete i... See More  

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$48.00
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