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204957
Item #204957

August 10, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 10, 1889  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: LOCK - ASH SIFTER - INK ERASER - POCKET KNIFE - GOLD BEATING & more.

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$20.00
649008

Cigarettes determined bad for health...

Item #649008

August 31, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 31, 1889  This issue contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "The Cigarette Doomed", "The McCoy Pneumatic Tool", "Fowler's Pipe and Coiling Machine", "An Improved Method of Propelling Sled's", and "Professor T. C. Mendenhall, President American
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$48.00
152277

Item #152277

September 07, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY September 7, 1889. This paper has a front page article and print concerning: THE HUDSON RIVER TUNNEL AND THE WORK IN PROGRESS UPON IT(see picture). There is also an internal article and more prints. This paper is in very nice condition with minor foxing. It measures about 11 by 15.5 inches.

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$24.00
206511

Edison patent... Croton Aqueduct Tunnel...

Item #206511

September 14, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY September 14, 1889. This paper has an article and print concerning: THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF PATENTS OF THOMAS EDISON. This article lists all the patents he attained plus how many he made application for.  The frontpage of the issue also contains "The New Croton Aqueduct Tunnel Under the Harlem River". Other articles are "The New U. S. Cruiser Philadelphia... See More  

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$38.00
206512

Velocipedes in the English Army...

Early typewriter attachment...

Item #206512

November 30, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1889  Articles with images include: "The Military Bicycle", "Use of Velocipedes In The English Army", "The New Simpson Timber Dry dock at the Brooklyn, NY Navy Yard", "The Proposed Railway Bridge Between England and France", and the "Gledhill's Attachment For Type Writers",  which is accompa... See More  

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$43.00
628299

Velocipedes in the English Army... Early typewriter attachment...

Item #628299

November 30, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 30, 1889  Articles with images include: "The Military Bicycle" "Use of Velocipedes In The English Army" "The New Simpson Timber Dry Dock at the Brooklyn, Navy Yard" "The Proposed Railway Bridge Between England & France" and the "Gledhill's Attachment For Type Writers",  which is accompanied by a... See More  

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$29.00
605773

Prints of the Canadian Rockies...

Item #605773

December 07, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 7, 1889 



* Canadian Rockies



Pages 1, 2 and 3 are taken up with text and illustrations of: "The Rocky Mountains In British Territory". Some prints are captioned: "View Over Beaver Creek in the Selkirk range" "Starting an Avalanche" "A Bad Bit on Mt. Bonney" "Mount Lefroy and Lake Louise, in the Ro... See More  

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$34.00
153029

Item #153029

January 01, 1890

AMERICAN MACHINIST, New York, 1890. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. As the title would suggest, a periodical for machinists and others who are mechanically minded. Similar to Scientific American in content and format. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as... See More  

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$19.00
609731

Fire engine #31... Fire Boat...

Item #609731

March 01, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 1, 1890  This issue includes the following inventions and/or prints: "Fire Engine #31", "Fire Boat", "Cable Grip", "Printer's Galley", "Window Shade", "Car Coupling", "Hedge Fence", "Riverside CA View", and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.



This
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$30.00
645219

Much on Henry Stanley, the African explorer...

Item #645219

March 08, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 8, 1890 



* Henry Morton Stanley



The ftpg. has two prints on the noted African explorer Henry Stanley one showing his arrival at Cairo, Egypt. The article is headed: "Mr. Stanley's Latest African Discoveries" carrying over to page 2.

Other prints include: "The Screw Tug Kathleen" "The First Train Over t
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152250

Typewriters, locomotives, chimneys, and more...

Item #152250

April 19, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY, April 19, 1890. This paper contains print and article of: Durrin & Sheldon's Type-writer Attachment. There is also an article and print detailing a New Apparatus for Supplying Compressed Air to Locomotives. Also included are four ftpg. illustrations captioned: "Climbing the Great Chimney Of The Clark Thread Works At Harrison, N.J."  This paper has some... See More  

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$34.00
650087

Electric Edison torpedo...

Item #650087

July 26, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1890  The front page has an illustrations "The Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo -- The Torpedo at Full Speed -- Sectional View of the Torpedo" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Steel Cruiser Chicago, as She Appeared in the Mediterranean"; "Redwood Logging in California"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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$36.00
564389

Louis Pasteur... Night Balloon...

Item #564389

August 09, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, from New York, dated August 9, 1890. The full front cover of the issue features an illustration of "A Night Balloon Ascension At Paris" with accompanying article. Also within this issue is an illustration of "M. Pasteur in His Cabinet" with article.



This is a complete issue measuring approximately 11 x 16 inches, contains small edge tears/chip... See More  

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$40.00
653753

First person to die by means of the electric chair...

Item #653753

August 16, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 16, 1890



* William Francis Kemmler

* 1st electric chair execution




Page 2 has an entire column taken up with an historic report headed: "The First Electrical Execution" being a report of the electrocution of William Kemmler (see photos). A fascinating article with interesting & graphic details of the process, and even more significant to have... See More  

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$80.00
152195

Edison's discoveries...

Item #152195

October 11, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 11, 1890  This issue has an article:" EDISON'S ACCIDENTAL DISCOVERIES". Dr. William D. Gentry, a life-long friend reminisces about Thomas Edison. This article gives an interesting look into the man

. This paper is in very nice condition measures about 11 by 15 1/2 inches and has some minor edge tears with no loss.(see).

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$31.00
152254

Edison Toy Company meeting...

Item #152254

December 06, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 6, 1890  This paper has an article: EDISON TOY MANUFACTURING COMPANY ANNUAL MEETING. The article details the annual meeting. This paper is in very nice condition measures about 11 by 15.5 inches and has some minor edge tears with no loss.(see picture).

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$39.00
577345

Great Cotton Tree... Salt Industry in New York...

Item #577345

December 13, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 13, 1890  The front page features "The Salt Industry of Onondaga County, N. Y." Also within the issue is a nice half page photo/illustration captioned: "The Great Cotton Tree Of Nassau" with a related article on this tree as well, and yet another illustration of the great tree; The Hudson River Bridge; New Water Velocipede Recently T... See More  

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222559

Explosion on the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad...

Item #222559

January 17, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 17, 1891



* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
* Photography
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Explosion of a Locomotive on the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad", "Portable Foot Bridge",
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657299

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #657299

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned: "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay".

A portion of the ar... See More  

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$70.00
646426

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #646426

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of t... See More  

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$92.00
657044

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #657044

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of the art... See More  

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$88.00
661006

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #661006

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has a novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned: "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of... See More  

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$80.00
634117

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #634117

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of t... See More  

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$90.00
648558

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #648558

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of the art... See More  

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$88.00
644753

Charles Goodyear & the rubber industry...

Item #644753

January 31, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Jan. 31, 1891  Among the articles is: "Charles Goodyear" which includes a print of him & a lengthy article on him and the rubber industry. Also within: "Flooding a Circus Ring" "A Theatrical Steamboat" "Water Softening and Purifying Apparatus" "Newer Physiology & Pathology" "Science in
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$35.00
591867

Washington Navy Yard...

Item #591867

March 14, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 14, 1891 



* Heavy guns ordinance 

* Washington Navy Yard 




The front page has seven illustrations: "Manufacture Of Heavy Ordnance At The Washington Navy Yard", plus a report that concludes inside with two more illustrations. Other articles within the issue are: "Plate Flanging Machine for Marine Boiler Work"; "Lib... See More  

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152392

Item #152392

May 16, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1891 Ftpg. illus. and article on the Broadway and Seventh Avenue cable road. Some dirtiness and margin wear.

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$17.00
653739

Thomas Edison invention from 1891...

Item #653739

July 25, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 25, 1891



* Thomas Edison invention

* Electric Motor & Dynamo


This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for some front page margin wear) and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following: Edison Motor - Mixer - Edison Motor Switch, with corresponding text (see images f
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$68.00
151545

Great railway tunnel...

Item #151545

September 26, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 26, 1891  The ftpg. has six illus. of: "The Great Railway Tunnel Under The St. Clair River, Between The United States And Canada." More inside. Good condition.

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$23.00
151569
Item #151569

October 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 24, 1891 The ftpg. has six illustrations: "Transportation Of Grain In The United States--The Armour Elevator" in Chicago. Good condition.

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$21.00
644751

Alfred Tennyson...

Item #644751

December 12, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 12, 1891  Among the various articles with prints are: "Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate of England", "The New British Cruiser Blake", "The Prince of Wales and Family", and "The Great Bell of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart" "Wildfowl Shooting in Scotland" & much more.

Sixteen pages, a
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631496

Texas rain makers...

Item #631496

January 02, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 2, 1892  This issue has an outer wrapping of the volume cover. The front page of the issue has "The Lorillard House Boat Caiman, a Luxurious Pleasure Craft" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Texas Rain Making Experiments"; "The Shipman Automatic Self-Contained Pumping Outfit"; "The Proposed Columbi... See More  

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593948

Hudson River tunnel...

Item #593948

January 23, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 23, 1892  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and other: Hudson River Tunnel - Motor Car - Train Car Door - Elevator - Boring Machine - Dumping Car - Weed Puller & much more.

These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting adve
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152608

Nice front page print of an early locomotive...

Item #152608

February 20, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 20, 1892  The ftpg. features a great illustration captioned: "Compound Locomotive Made by the Rhode Island Locomotive Works" with a related article.

Inside prints include a fullpg. of: "The World's Columbian Exposition" "The Proposed Odd Fellows' Temple at Chicago" and more.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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648398

Nice front page print of an early locomotive...

Item #648398

February 20, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 20, 1892  The ftpg. features a great illustration captioned: "Compound Locomotive Made by the Rhode Island Locomotive Works" with a related article.

Inside prints include a fullpg. of: "The World's Columbian Exposition" "The Proposed Odd Fellows' Temple at Chicago" and more.

Sixteen pages, never bound or trimmed, good... See More  

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674281

Early oil industry...

Item #674281

February 27, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 27, 1892  This issue contains several illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions of the day. The front page has two half-page illustrations: "MAPS OF THE OIL FIELD" and "GENERAL VIEW OF CENTRAL REFINERY AT CLEVELAND". The inside has several illustrations and descriptions including: "An improved Wood Bending Machine&... See More  

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$32.00
633772

Aerial ascensions...

Item #633772

March 12, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1892  The front cover has "A Fast Locomotive of Forty Years Ago" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Hanlon's Automatic Water Feeder for Low Pressure Steam Boilers"; "Hill Terraces, California"; "Parmenter's Railroad Signal"; "Apparatus for Aerial Ascensions, Designed in 1849"; a... See More  

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631814

Gatling gun for police...

Item #631814

March 19, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1892  The front page has "The Gatling Gun for Police Patrol Service" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Triple Expansion Surface Condensing Mill Engines"; "Davis' New Family Quilting Machine"; "The Great Overshot Water Wheel at Laxey Isle of Man"; "Electric Light for the Magic Lantern&qu... See More  

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$31.00
616732

Thomas Edison... Phonograph... Stock ticker...

Item #616732

April 02, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 2, 1892  Within this issue is an article "A Talk with Edison" in which Thomas Edison talks personally about the phonograph, telephone, stockticker and much more. A very fascinating insight into this amazing man. 

There are additional illustrations, articles and advertisements within.

This is complete in 16 pages with several non-archival m... See More  

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$28.00
633952

Grant's Tomb...

Item #633952

April 30, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 30, 1892  The front cover has "The Grant Monument to be Erected at Riverside Park, New York City" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Improved Charter Gas Engine"; "Twin Screw Triple Expansion Engines of H. M. First-Class Cruiser Edgar..."; "Scientific Tricks with Billiard Balls and Coins"; and mo... See More  

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$30.00
656874

Palace Hotel in Denver...

Item #656874

May 21, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 21, 1892  The front cover has "Iron and Steel in Large Buildings -- The Palace Hotel, Denver, Col." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Fast Ships in Prospect" with illustrations of "The City of Paris" and "The City of New York"; "Morris' Railway Signal"; "Improved Locomotive Steam Cr... See More  

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$32.00
632104

The Santa Maria... the Grand Canyon...

Item #632104

August 06, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 6, 1892 The front cover has "The Santa Maria - A Copy of Columbus' Ship, Recently Built in Spain" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A New and Useful Telephone"; "A New Mill for Pulverizing"; "The Columbia, our New U.S. Warship"; "Fire Department 'Cut-Loose'"; "On the Rim and I... See More  

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$34.00
637923

Road cleaning machine... Voice inscribing speech...

Item #637923

September 03, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 3, 1892  The front cover is captioned: "The New High-Service Water Tower, Brooklyn, N. Y., and Prospect Park Plaza". Within the issue are: "Betten's Rotary Engine" "J. J. Astor's Pneumatic Road-Cleaning Machine" "Abbot Rousselot's Apparatus for Inscribing Speech" "Masthead Electric Illumination"... See More  

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208615
Item #208615

September 15, 1892

AMERICAN MACHINIST, New York, Sept. 15, 1892 Described in the masthead as: A Journal For Machinists, Engineers, Founders, Boiler Makers, Pattern Makers And Blacksmiths. About the size of Scientific American. Some wear along the spine, piece missing in the upper right corner affects each leaf, occasional foxing.

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$18.00
632027

Columbian Exposition... Searching for sunken gold...

Item #632027

September 17, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 17, 1892  The front cover has "World's Columbian Exposition - Present Appearance of Buildings" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "Making Wood Screws"; "Searching for Sunken Gold Near Hell Gate, New York"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pages, never... See More  

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$27.00
577346

German military balloon... Simplex typewriter...

Item #577346

October 01, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 1, 1892. This issue has a full front page print showing 'GERMAN MILITARY BALLOON APPARATUS' and an internal article. Another article describes how armies would use these balloons to place soldiers into the middle of the battle quickly. The article and print detail the "ENGLISH 'SIMPLEX' TYPEWRITER". This new design of typewriter was small, compact a... See More  

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$28.00
636501

Thomas Edison's court case... 400th anniversary of Columbus' arrival in America...

Item #636501

October 15, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 15, 1892  The front page shows: "The New Santa Maria, Replica of Columbus' Vessel, which is to be Sailed Across the Atlantic", celebrating the 400th anniversary. Items inside include: "Baker's Rocking Chair Fan" "Front View of the Apparatus for Lifting Blocks of Beton and Carrying them to the Car" "Edison's Pat... See More  

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$37.00
613922

Thomas Edison's court case...

Item #613922

October 15, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 15, 1892  The front cover is "The New Santa Maria, Replica of Columbus' Vessel, which is to be Sailed Across the Atlantic". Inside the issue is "Baker's Rocking Chair Fan"; "Front View of the Apparatus for Lifting Blocks of Beton and Carrying them to the Car"; "Edison's Patents Sustained by the United States... See More  

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$37.00
577350

Electric Snow Sweeper... Lord Tennyson...

Item #577350

November 12, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 12, 1892 The ftpg. has a halfpg. illus: "Combined Electric Snow Sweeper" showing a trolley with a directional snow removing device. Other articles are: Lord Tennyson, upon his recent death; Laying of Flexible Water Pipes, River Maas.; A Winter in Greenland; and additional articles and advertisements.



This is complete in 16 pages and is in good c... See More  

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$25.00
150239

Item #150239

December 10, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 10, 1892 The ftpg. has seven illus: "Manufacture Of Rubber Shoes--Interior Views Of Boston Rubber Shoe Co., Malden Mass." Piece missing from the blank lower margin. Good.

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$22.00
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