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631797

The Great Northern Pacific Railroad...

Item #631797

September 22, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 22, 1883  The front page has "the New Bridge over the Monongahela River at Pittsburg, PA" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "Metamorphosis of Deer's Antlers"; "Completion of the Great Northern Pacific Railroad"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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$35.00
657812

Edison's method for powering light bulbs...

Item #657812

October 13, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 13, 1883



* T. Edison's Method for Powering Light Bulbs
* The Brooklyn BridgeThis 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Edison Twelve Hundred Electric Light Machine", "Deep Rock Cuts on Pennsylvnia Railroad Near New York", "B
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632208

Ship of War - Atlanta...

Item #632208

November 17, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 17, 1883  The front cover has "The New United States Ship of War Atlanta" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improved Combined Shears and Punch"; "Novel Apparatus for Home-made Bread Making"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

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

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631902

Niagara River... fire escape...

Item #631902

December 01, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1883  The front page has "The Great Cantilever Bridge over Niagara River" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Cassedy's Fire Escape"; "Locomotive with Electric Head Lights and Electric Machine"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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$31.00
651495

Equatorial telescope... Giant Heron...

Item #651495

December 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 15, 1883  The ftpg. is taken up with an article and print of: "The Great Equatorial Telescope of the Paris Observatory".  Inside has a print & article of the: "Giant Heron" among other prints & articles.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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632207

Death of Sir Williams Siemens...

Item #632207

December 22, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 22, 1883  The front cover has "The New United States Cruisers - The Dispatch Boat Dolphin" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The 'Hercules' Bone Mill"; "Furnace for Revivifying Bone Black"; death of "Sir William Siemens"; "The New United States War Steamer Chicago"; "The Gr... See More  

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632180

Railroad building on the Hudson...

Item #632180

January 26, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 26, 1884 The front cover has "Rock Work on New York, West Shore, and Buffalo Railway" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Stanley's Metallic Plastering Surface"; "Laporte's Hydraulic Hay Press"; "Bradford Technical School"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

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618308

Ice yachting...

Item #618308

February 09, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 9, 1884  The front page is "Ice yachting on the Hudson -- Watching a Regatta" with a related article within. Inside the issue is "Single Rail Elevated Railway and Train"; "Photo-Enlarging Apparatus - Obtaining the Focus"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

This is complete in 16 pages, has several tiny bi... See More  

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647200

Steamboat fire engines....

Item #647200

February 16, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 16, 1884  The full ftpg. is a very dramatic print of: "The Floating Steam Fire Engines of New York--Burning of the Ferryboat Garden City" with an inset. Many other science-themed prints of inventions & improvements inside including; "A Snow Plow on te Grand Trunk Railway, Canada" "Terry's Boat Tricycle" & ma
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631400

The lost Jeannette...

Item #631400

February 23, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 23, 1884  The cover has "The Lost Jeannette" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Scofield's Steam Log Setting Apparatus for Saw Mills"; The Duplex Tide Wheel and The Aceme Paddle Wheel"; "Highest Points Reached by Aeronauts"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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633878

Suspension bridge proposed over the Hudson River...

Item #633878

March 16, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  March 16, 1895  The front cover has "The Manufacture of Naphtha Launches by the Gas Engine and Power Company" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Large-Size Bolt Cutter and Nut Tapper"; "Bird's Eye View of the Cotton States and International Exposition at Atlanta, GA., to be Opened Sept. 15 1895"; "The... See More  

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631818

Electric light at Hell Gate Lighthouse, New York City...

Item #631818

March 22, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 22, 1884  The front page has "The New Electric Light now in Process of Erection at Hell Gate, New York City" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Thurmond's Improved Car Coupling"; "Experiment with Oil on Troubled Waters"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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645859

Hydraulic lift bridge...

Item #645859

July 12, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 12, 1884  Taking most of the front page is a large illustrations plus two insets: "New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway.--Hydraulic Lift Bridge At Syracuse, N.Y." Also a report: "Hydraulic Lift Bridge."

Prints inside include: "Hand-Grenade Fire Extinguisher" "Attitude of a Soldier on the Battle-Field 24 Hours After ... See More  

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555742

Hydraulic Lift Bridge illustrations...

Item #555742

July 12, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 12, 1884  Taking most of the front page is a large illustrations plus two insets: "New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway.--Hydraulic Lift Bridge At Syracuse, N.Y." Also a report: "Hydraulic Lift Bridge."

Prints inside include: "Hand-Grenade Fire Extinguisher" "Attitude of a Soldier on the Battle-Field 24 Hours After ... See More  

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152337

Item #152337

August 02, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY August 2, 1884. This paper has internal prints and article of: A PHOTOGRAPHIC GALLERY BEING LIGHTED BY THE SUN LAMP (see picture). This paper is in nice condition with minor foxing.

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664417

American Bell Telephone... Female workers...

Item #664417

September 20, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 20, 1884 



* Early telephone experiments

* Alexander Graham Bell

* Female operators - prints




The entire front page contains various: "Illustrations of the American Bell Telephone." The article takes half of an inside page, headed: "The Telephone" which has much on its history & current improvements with mention of Alexander G... See More  

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633797

Steam yachts...

Item #633797

November 15, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  November 15, 1884 The front cover has "American Steam Yachts -- The Atalanta and The Yosemite" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Coleman's Cane Planting Machine"; "The Electric Torchlight Procession in New York"; "The Woman Without A Body"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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633801

Yachting, The Defender...

Item #633801

November 15, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  May 25, 1895  The front cover has "The New American Yacht The Defender" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Schmitt's Life Line Throwing Apparatus"; "Radial Drilling, Tapping, and Studding Machine"; "Suspended Railway Systems"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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633794

Interoceanic ship railway...

Item #633794

December 27, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 27, 1884 The front cover has "The Interoceanic Ship Railway - A Steamer in Transit" with an accompanying article and additional illustrations inside. Inside the issue is: "The Decoy Owl - Original Design by Ludwig Beckmann"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, small edge tears at the centerfold... See More  

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631819

Locomotive steam bell...

Item #631819

January 17, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 17, 1885  The front page has "The Stiles Improved Press" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Smith's Ice Planing and Ridging Machine"; "Road Bridge Over the Ouse at Bedford"; "Locomotive Steam Bell"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound,&nb... See More  

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631805

Signal for railroad crossings...

Item #631805

January 24, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1885  The front page has "Bridge with Movable Floor System" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Jenkins' Check Billiard Marker"; "Tregea's Automatic Signal for Railroad Crossings"; "Improved Hyraulic Dredger";  and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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$27.00
221332

Pneumatic Telegraph System...

Item #221332

February 14, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 14, 1885.



* Western Union
* Pneumatic Telegraph System
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: Pneumatic System of the Western Union Telegraph Company - Tricycle - arial war vessel - Rail Mill engines - Aquatic velocipe
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562107

The Great Cantilever Bridge Over Niagara River...

Item #562107

March 28, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, N.Y., March 28, 1885 



* Niagara Cantilever Bridge print 



The front page has a large illus. showing a nice view of: "The Great Cantilever Bridge Over Niagara River"



Also an article about the bridge that continues inside.



Other topics with prints throughout. 16 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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$23.00
219529

New York Trade Schools in 1885...

Item #219529

March 28, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 28, 1885.



* New York Trade Schools


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 New York Trade Schools - Artificial Ear Drum - Hand Propeller For Boats - Shearing Machine - Columbia Two Track Tricycle & More.
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661597

Did they really think this would fly?

Item #661597

May 09, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 9, 1885  Page 5 has a fascinating print of: "Ayres' New Aerial Machine" with a related article: "A New Aerial Machine" with much detail on how this machine would work. It even notes: "...illustrations shows it very clearly and we believe that a machine constructed as here represented can do its work successfully..."

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614515

Locomotive print...

Item #614515

May 16, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page has a large illustration "Standard Passenger Locomotive of the New York, New Haven, and Hartford R.R." and has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Nixon's Course Reading Attachment for Transits"; "Whale Captured at Vadso, August 15, 1884"; and other illustrations, articles, and adv
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220484

Passenger Locomotive in 1885.......

Item #220484

May 16, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1885.    



Passenger Locomotive - New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad


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: Standard Passenger Locomotive - Sash Cord Fastener - Carpet Stretcher - Railroad Grip - Gas Eng
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648616

British Navy H.M.S. Imperieuse... bee swarmer and hiver...

Item #648616

June 06, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 6, 1885  The front page features: "The New War Ships of the British Navy - H.M.S. Imperieuse" with an accompanying article. Inside includes: "Machine for Shelling Peas" "Ferguson's Combined Bee Swarmer and Hiver" "Power Shears for Cutting Sheet Metal" and more articles & illustrations of the latest inventions ... See More  

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633789

British Navy H.M.S. Imperieuse... bee swarmer and hiver...

Item #633789

June 06, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 6, 1885 The front cover has "The New War Ships of the British Navy - H.M.S. Imperieuse" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Machine for Shelling Peas"; "Ferguson's Combined Bee Swarmer and Hiver"; "Power Shears for Cutting Sheet Metal"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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556708

Laboratory instruments...

Item #556708

June 13, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, NY, June 13, 1885 



* Laboratory wire apparatus illustrations

* Hotchkiss Machine Guns 




There are 25 illustrations of "Wire Apparatus For Laboratory Use" that take up most of the front page, with references identifying the various instruments. There also is a related article that concludes on page 2.



There are various illust... See More  

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538251

Harlem Bridge...

Item #538251

August 01, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 1, 1885.



* Harlem Bridge



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: Harlem Bridge - Rapid Transit Company - Lawn Tennis Post - Egg Beater - Bundle Dropper - Screw Propellers & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along
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631162

Handwritten messages to be transmitted by telegraph lines...

Item #631162

August 29, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 29, 1885  The front page is entirely taken up with an article: "The Autographic Telegraph" along with 2 illustrations of it. This new device permitted the transmission of  handwritten messages across telegraph lines. Other illustrations and articles concerning additional inventions & improvements from the period.

Sixteen pages, good cond... See More  

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614422

A nice train issue...

Item #614422

September 05, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, September 5, 1885  The cover page is a full page illus. of H.M. Stanley with an article on the second page on his being appointed the First Governor of the New Free State of the Congo.

This paper contains 2+ full pages of prints and an article concerning: FOUR-COUPLED PASSENGER ENGINE, GREAT SOUTHERN AND WESTERN RAILWAY OF IRELAND. Detailed drawings ... See More  

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588976

Cornell University in 1885...

Item #588976

October 17, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 17, 1885 This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: Sibley College & Cornell University - Iron Holder - Hame Fastener - Photographic Apparatus - Kneading Machine - Bread Oven & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting adv
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$48.00
600708

A Palm Pilot from 1885...

Item #600708

November 14, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 14, 1885



* Palm Pilot from 1885



The full ftpg. has 9 illustrations of the "White Bronze Monument Industry" with a related article inside, telling of the need to move from stone to metallic monuments. An inside pages has an illustration & article headed: "A Wrist-Held Memorandum Pad" which could be the 1885 version of the mod
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152294

Drawbridge across the Harlem River...

Item #152294

January 02, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 2, 1886  This paper has front page prints and inside article: HYDRAULIC MACHINERY FOR OPERATING THE DRAWBRIDGE ACROSS THE HARLEM RIVER AT SECOND AVE. N.Y. CITY. The internal article describe and bridge and how it functions. There is also an article on the Invention of Bell's Phone. This paper is in very good condition with some edge tears with no los... See More  

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613917

The controversial Alexander G. Bell telephone patent case...

Item #613917

January 02, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, January 2, 1886  Includes an article of: THE BELL TELEPHONE CASE . This article details the Interior Department recommends that the Attorney General investigate to see if Bell's first patent was valid. The front page of the issue "Hydraulic Machinery for Operating the drawbridge Across the Harlem River at Second Ave. N.Y. City". Inside t... See More  

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222791

Whaling on the Long Island coast...

Item #222791

January 09, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 9, 1886



* Predecessor of the dump truck
* Whaling on the Long Island coast



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Whales Recently Taken Near Long Island", "A New Steam Carriage", "Insect Destroyer", and &quo
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$42.00
631534

Novel clock...

Item #631534

January 16, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 16, 1886  The front page of the issue has "A Remarkable Railroad Accident" with accompanying illustrations. Inside the issue is: "Aerated Water Machinery and Auxiliary Apparatus"; "A Novel Clock"; "Improved Sixty Ton Steam Derrick Crane"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pag... See More  

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631532

Early hearing aid...

Item #631532

January 30, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 30, 1886  The front page of the issue has "The New York Cable Railway" with an accompanying illustrations. Inside the issue is: "The Micro-Audiphone" which was an early hearing aid; "Combined Milling and Slotting Machine"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, in nice condi... See More  

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$33.00
658227

Bicycles... Marvin Safe Company...

Item #658227

February 13, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 13, 1886  The frontpage features an article "The Marvin Safe" which shows two different illustrations from the company with more coverage inside.  Inside is an article inside: "Improved Treadle For Bicycles" includes a very nice 6 1/2 by 4 1/4 inch illustration of an early bicycle. Other articles are: "Wetmore's Improve... See More  

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614510

Edison's Railway Telegraphy...

Item #614510

February 20, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1886  The front page has illustrations of "the Hoboken Inclined Cable Railway" and an associated article. Inside the issue is: "The Ingersoll Stone Channeling Machine"; "Benson's Improved Farm Locomotive"; "The Edison System of Railway Telegraphy"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

This... See More  

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$40.00
633774

French steamship La Bourgogne...

Item #633774

May 01, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 1, 1886  The front cover has "The New French Atlantic Steamship La Bourgogne" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improved Concrete Making Machine"; "Othniel Charles Marsh"; "A Novel Mode of Feeding Lambs"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite di... See More  

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$30.00
633775

Yachting...

Item #633775

May 22, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1886  The front cover has "The New Racing Sloop Yacht Atlantic" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Triple Expansion Engines"; "A Scythian Chariot"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite dirtiness to the cover, non-archival mends to at the centerfold ma... See More  

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$28.00
588974

Great for the telephone collector...

Item #588974

May 29, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1886 The front page has a nice print showing "Early Telephones" from before Alexander Graham Bell's invention, with each of the 6 models labeled by date, name, and inventor. Also a nice ftpg. article titled: "Early Telephones". Other articles are: "Badia's Improved Life Preserver"; "The Lemurs in the Berlin Zoologica... See More  

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$33.00
216171

Military field hospital in 1886....

Item #216171

June 26, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1886  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: PORTABLE BARRACK AND FIELD HOSPITAL - HAND TRUCK - TOOL GRINDER - PUNCHING PRESS - WOOD WOOL MACHINE  & much more.

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645349

The art of throwing a baseball, with illustrations...

Item #645349

July 31, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1886  An inside page has a fascinating full page of text and illustrations on: "The Art Of Pitching In Baseball" written by noted baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick. Perhaps not surprising given this is a scientific magazine, the analysis of the "pitch" is very scientific.

The prints shown (see photos) are captioned: "Diagram
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$110.00
578468

New tower bridge in England...

Item #578468

July 31, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 31, 1886 The frontpage of this issue contains two large illustrations of "The New Tower Bridge Over the Thames, London" with an additional illustration and article within. Other articles are: "Steel Stern Wheel Steamer" "Regenerative Gas Furnace, West Middlesex Rolling Mills" Delma's Hot Air Burner" "A Waterspou... See More  

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$27.00
633773

Yachting...

Item #633773

September 18, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 18, 1886  The front cover has "Illustrations of the British Yacht Galatea" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Michel Eugene Chevreul"; "Illustrations of the american Yacht Mayflower"; "The Acme Automatic Safety Engine, with Bryant's Patent Boiler"; "Dann & Lapp's Long Distance Te... See More  

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$34.00
631392

Electric tramway...

Item #631392

October 02, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 2, 1886  The cover has "The Demagnetization of Watches" with two illustrations. Also inside is: "New Orleans" with illustrations pertaining to the cotton industry; "Electric Tramway Car at Hamburg"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in nice condition.

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$29.00
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