Scientific American

Scientific American

Web Results (763) Listings on eBay (40)
  

Sort:

632215

Royal Mail Steamer Umbria...

Item #632215

January 28, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 28, 1893  The front cover has "How the Broken Shaft of the Cunard Steamship Umbria Was Repaired" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The First Overhead-Propelled Street Railway"; "Charles T. Yerkes"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

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

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

Available Now

$14.50
615414

Dinosaurs - Extinct Monsters...

Item #615414

March 04, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1893 The front page of this issue features "The Mexican Central Railway's Monster Locomotive -- Designed by F. W. Johnstone". Within the issue is "The Manufacture of Dynamite"; "Raising the Flag on the Steamship New York"; "Extinct Monsters" which are of several dinosaurs; "The World's Columbian Exposition... See More  

Available Now

$57.00
631524

Moving a bridge by rail...

Item #631524

April 01, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 1, 1893  The front page of the issue has "Transportation of Four Bridge Girders by Rail -- the Bridge as Completed" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Factory Driving By Electricity"; "The New Steel Steamer El Rio"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, in ni... See More  

Available Now

$28.00
657503

The inventing of the spray painter... The Squadron of Columbus...

Item #657503

April 29, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1893 The front cover has "The World's Columbian Exposition - The Painting Machine" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Pearl Button Industry"; "Imlah's Unicycle"; "The Squadron of Columbus - The Santa Maria Nina and Pinta"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complet... See More  

Available Now

$32.00
152240

Item #152240

May 06, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY May 6, 1893. This paper has a front page article and print: 'THE COLUMBIAN NAVAL FESTIVITIES, NEW YORK - THE PRESIDENTIAL REVIEW'(see picture). The internal article and print of THE STATUE OF LIBERITY is especially stunning. This paper is in very nice condition with some minor foxing.

Available Now

$21.00
644137

Edison's latest improvements...

Item #644137

May 13, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893 



* Thomas Alva Edison

* DeWitt Clinton (locomotive)




Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831".

Sixteen... See More  

Available Now

$32.00
644136

Edison & the beginning of the motion picture industry...

Item #644136

May 20, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1893  The top of an inside page has a very historic article headed: "First Public Exhibition of Edison's Kinetograph" which was essentially the beginning of the motion picture industry. The articles takes over a full column (see) & a portion includes: "...the duration of each image is one-ninety-second of a second, and the entire s... See More  

Available Now

$127.00
563958

Winby's Four-Cylinder English Express Locomotive...

Item #563958

May 27, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 27, 1893 



* Winby's Four-Cylinder English Express Locomotive




The front page has a large illustration: "The World's Columbian Exposition--Winby's Four-Cylinder English Express Locomotive." Report has the dimensions of the locomotive & more, concluding inside.



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

Available Now

$21.00
598979

Galileo Galilei...

Item #598979

May 27, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, May 27, 1893  The front page of this issue contains an illustration of "Galileo Galilei" and contains an accompanying article which includes several photos of his home town and other items.

Other articles include: "The Manufacture of Bicycles" which includes numerous illustrations; "Native Japanese Camphor Still" and
... See More  

Available Now

$50.00
632031

Columbian Exposition...

Item #632031

June 03, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 3, 1893  The front cover has "World's Columbian Exposition - The Exhibit of Windmills" and "... The Palace of Agriculture" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "The World's Columbian Exposition - The Famous 999" (railroad engine); "Bacon's double Cylinder Hoisting Engine"; "Pneumat... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
620322

Movable loading cranes... Brooklyn Navy Yards...

Item #620322

June 10, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1893  The front page features "The New Traveling Cranes at the Brooklyn Navy Yard" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "The Hagen Mangle"; "Methods of Rescue from Drowning as Practiced and Taught by the Life Saving Society"; "Rolling Mill of the Etaings Works"; "A Carriage Attachment for Sign
... See More  

Available Now

$32.00
632028

Columbian Exposition... The Japanese...

Item #632028

June 24, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1893  The front cover has "World's Columbian Exposition -United States Government Exhibits of River and Harbor Improvements" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "Group of Effigies Near Fort Atkinson Wisconsin"; "Japanese at the World's Columbian Exposition"; "The World's Columbian Expos... See More  

Available Now

$27.00
632036

Columbian Exposition... Edison law suit...

Item #632036

August 05, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 5, 1893  The front cover has "The World's Columbian Exposition - The French Locomotive Exhibit - The Bethlehem Iron Co.'s Exhibit" (Pennsylvania) with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "The Edison Electric Light Suits" the recent ruling on the patent; "The Desroziers Dynamo"; "The World's Co... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
632034

Columbian Exposition... Replicas of Columbus' ship...

Item #632034

August 26, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 26, 1893  The front cover has "World's Columbian Exposition - An Entrance to the Palace of Agriculture" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "Improved Circular and Elliptical Boring Machine"; "Nasmyth's Torpedo Boat of 1853"; "Manchester Ship Canal - Warburton Road Bridge"; "The Worl... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
657932

Columbian Exposition...

Item #657932

September 02, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 2, 1893  The front cover has "The World's Columbian Exposition - The Great German Search Light" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "The World's Columbian Exposition - Bilgram's Exhibit of Cut Bevel Gear Wheels"; "...State Buildings"; "The New Protected Cruiser Detroit"; and more ... See More  

Available Now

$27.00
632020

Columbian Exposition...

Item #632020

September 09, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 9, 1893  The front cover has "The World's Columbian Exposition - Triumphal Arch and Peristyle, Court of Honor" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "The World's Columbian Exposition - Creamery and Dairy Exhibits of the Vermont Farm machine Co."; "...View from the Ferris Wheel"; "... The Nor... See More  

Available Now

$27.00
587684

Urbana Wine Company...

Item #587684

September 16, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY September 16, 1893. This paper has a front page prints and article of THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXSPOSITION - EXHIBIT OF THE URBANA WINE COMPANY, URBANA, N.Y. (see picture). This wine company was known for good, pure wine, well aged and low in price. This paper is in very good condition.

Available Now

$27.00
631922

Columbian Exposition...

Item #631922

September 23, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 23, 1893  The front page has "The World's Columbian Exposition - A General View" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Jean Martin Charcot"; "Apparatus for Registering the Running of Trains"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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

Available Now

$29.00
631791

Lake Keuka Wine Company... Columbian Exhibition...

Item #631791

October 07, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 7, 1893  The front page has "The World's Columbian Exhibition - Engineering Specialties - The Lake Keuka Wine Co." which has an accompany article. Also the "Crosby Steam Gauge and Valve Co.'s Exhibit". Inside the issue is "The World's Columbian Exposition - Exhibit of the Trenton Iron Works"; "The World'... See More  

Available Now

$31.00
632032

Columbian Exposition... Yachts...

Item #632032

October 14, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 14, 1893  The front cover has "World's Columbian Exposition - Exhibit of the Reece Buttonhole Machine Company of Boston" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "Monument at Indianapolis Illuminated by Electricity"; "The World's Columbian Exposition - The Palace of Machinery"; "The American Yach... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
596088

The Cunard Company's steamship Lucania...

Item #596088

November 18, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 18, 1893 The frontpage has a nice illustration of "The Cunard Company's Steamship Lucania" taking a bit less than half the page. Within the issue are articles: "New Ferry Bridge and other Engineering Works at Bilbao, Spain"; death of "Benjamin Jowett"; "Measurement of the Electric Power of Alternating Current... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
631914

New fire alarm...

Item #631914

November 25, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 25, 1893  The front page has "Electric Launches at the Columbian Exposition" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "New Fire Alarm"; "Four Hundred Horse Power Compound Mill Engine"; "The New United States War Ship Columbia"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pag... See More  

Available Now

$31.00
634368

War ship Olympia...

Item #634368

December 23, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 23, 1893  The front cover has "The New War Ship Olympia - 'Warming up' For the Speed Trial" and "The Olympia - Making 22 26 Knots" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The State Dam, Mohawk River, at Cohoes, N.Y."; "The Traveling Garbage Burner of Chicago"; "The Burt Wooden Railway, Cal... See More  

Available Now

$30.00
222671

Optical lantern & electric lamp...

Item #222671

January 20, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 20, 1894 Ftpg. has three illus: "New Optical Lantern And Electric Lamp", the device, according to the article inside, could be used in photo-lithography and copying, micro photography, for theatrical effects & any application where artificial light was desired. Article includes an illus. of a "Dissolving View Lantern".

... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
546623

Pope Leo III...

Item #546623

January 20, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, January 20, 1894



* 19th century prints

* Pope Leo III




Full front page portrait of His Holiness Pope Leo XIII seated in a large chair, from a painting by the artist Theobald Chartran.



Other prints with text throughout this 16 page issue. Nice for display. Nice condition.

Available Now

$18.00
636026

Optical lantern for film and theatrical productions...

Item #636026

January 20, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 20, 1894  Ftpg. has three illus: "New Optical Lantern And Electric Lamp" a device used in photo-lithography and copying, micro photography, for theatrical effects & any application where artificial light was desired. This articles carries to an inside page where is a print of the: "Dissolving View Lantern" (see).

Sixteen pages, neve
... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
632115

Locomotives at the exposition...

Item #632115

January 27, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1894 The front cover has "The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company's Exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Columbia Bicycle, Model 34"; "Chicago Cable Cars on Chicago Day"; "Manufacture of Pulled Wool"; and more illustrations, articles an... See More  

Available Now

$30.00
645205

Consstruction of the Bell telephone...

Item #645205

February 03, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 3, 1894  This is the front leaf only with most of it taken up with very nice prints captioned; "DETAILS OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE BELL TELEPHONE". Nice to have details displayed on the cover of this 1800's scientific publication.

Available Now

$46.00
631518

Boynton bicycle elevated railroad...

Item #631518

February 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 17, 1894  The front page of the issue has "The Boynton Bicycle Elevated Railroad" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Fulton's Torpedo"; "The New Criminal Court Building, New York";  and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, in nice condition.

Available Now

$30.00
633697

Improvements in the telephone...

Item #633697

February 24, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 24, 1894  The front page shows the: "Magneto Telephone Call" with much detail. The ftpg. article is: "How To Make A Telephone Call". More on this inside. Also inside: "The Webb Academy & Home For Ship Builders" with many photos.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

Available Now

$35.00
632169

Cable car... Photography...

Item #632169

March 03, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 3, 1894 The front cover has "The Third Avenue Railroad Company's New Cable Traction Plant" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improved Triple Expansion Engines"; "Lovell Diamond Cycle - Model 19"; "The New Steel Bridge, Galveston, Texas, 2 1/8 Miles in Length"; "Illusive Photography"; and mo... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
632174

Aerial cable railway...

Item #632174

March 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 17, 1894 The front cover has "The Aerial Cable Railway, Knoxville, Tenn., 350 Feet High" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The World's Columbian Exposition - Exhibit of the Eagle Cotton Gin Co., of Bridgewater, Mass."; "The New Battle Ship Indiana"; "The American-Built Steel Ship Dirigo"; "Trico... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
632176

Park Avenue, New York City...

Item #632176

March 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 17, 1894 The front cover has "The Park Avenue Improvement in New York City" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The First Ironclad, 1585"; "Thomas' Car Fender"; "Bohemia - A Funeral Procession on the Ice"; "Notable and Curious Watches"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.&nbs... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
634616

New York City's speedway... making fire crackers...

Item #634616

March 31, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 31, 1894  The front cover has "The New Speedway of the City of New York" which includes several illustrations with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Gaillardet's Steam Carriage"; "American Manufacture of Fire Crackers"; "Improved 160 Ton Crane"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

C... See More  

Available Now

$30.00
645222

Bird calls translated to music... King of Prussia & his family...

Item #645222

April 21, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 21, 1894  Various illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day including & ftpg. portrait of: "The Emperor William and His Family" who was emperor of Germany & King of Prussia. Inside has: "The War Steamer Fulton the First", "Launch of the First War Steamer, The
... See More  

Available Now

$28.00
631503

Aerodromic railroad...

Item #631503

May 05, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 5, 1894  The front page of the issue has "the Chase-Kirchner Aerodromic Railroad" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Polishing and Buffing Lathe"; "Burot's Continuous Cigarette Paper Machine"; "The Manufacture of Rock Candy"; "A Large Punching Machine"; "New Electric Rock Drill"... See More  

Available Now

$28.00
152018

Improvements to Park Avenue...

Item #152018

May 12, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 12, 1894  This issue has two front page illustrations of the: "THE PARK AVENUE IMPROVEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY - MOVING THE MOTT HAVEN STATION". These illustration(s) also have related text as well.

This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

Available Now

$21.00
631535

Bicycle exercises...

Item #631535

May 19, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 19, 1894  The front page of the issue has "The Lawrence Underground Conduit Electric Railroad" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Paper Box Industry"; "Improved Electric Capstans"; "The British Torpedo Boat Destroyed Hornet"; "Bicycle Exercises at Leipzig"  and more articles, illustrati... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
631812

Breech-loading guns... London's gigantic wheel...

Item #631812

June 02, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 2, 1894  The front page has "An Illustrated History of Breech-Loading Guns" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The London Gigantic Wheel"; "Triple Boiler Locomotive, Belgian State Railway"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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

Available Now

$31.00
631898

Proposed bridge at 69th Street, New York City...

Item #631898

June 16, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 16, 1894  The front page has "Proposed Bridge over the Hudson River, at New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Hendrich's Unicycle"; "The Fireproof building Construction of the New Jersey Wire Cloth Company"; "Crane's Oscillating Device for Vehicles"; "A New Compound Locomotive"... See More  

Available Now

$31.00
646798

The New Tower Bridge in London is opened...

Item #646798

August 04, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894  The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and adv... See More  

Available Now

$32.00
617021

The New Tower Bridge in London is opened...

Item #617021

August 04, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894  The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and adv... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
671653

Burglar proof vault maufacturing...

Item #671653

November 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894  The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults".  A related report inside with another illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

Available Now

$24.00
152253

Item #152253

December 01, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY December 1, 1894. This paper has a print and article: THE AMERICAN TYPEWRITER (see picture). This typewriter was the simplest yet created but was equally as good as the more complicated, larger more expensive models. This paper is in very good condition with some minor foxing and edge tears with no loss. About 11 by 15.5.

Available Now

$28.00
633383

Steel foundations of tall office buildings...

Item #633383

December 08, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 8, 1894  The front page has an article with illustrations "Steel Foundations of Tall Office Buildings" which continues inside the issue. Also in the issue is: "The Ancient Roman Bridge at Mostar"; "The Compass Field Glass"; "The Plaster Center Piece Industry"; "The Eastern Power Station of the Brooklyn City R... See More  

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

Available Now

$14.00
645218

Oliver Wendell Holmes on the front page...

Item #645218

December 22, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 22, 1894  Prints & articles include: "Recruiting for the Chinese Army", "French Methods of Electric Light Installation" "The Bank Vault Industry - Hardening the Plates in Salt Water" and "Three Hundred and Twenty Horse Power Gas Motor - Single Cylinder". The ftpg. is taken up with a nice print of: &q
... See More  

Available Now

$28.00
631499

Fire apparatus...

Item #631499

February 02, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 2, 1895  The front page of the issue has "The Crossing of the Central Railroad of New Jersey and The Pennsylvania Railroad in Elizabeth, N.J." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Great Breslau Pump, Neisse, Silesia"; "Blake and Begiebing's Hose Bridge and Tower"; "The Metal Ceiling Industry"... See More  

Available Now

$36.00
636484

Bicycles, bicycles, bicycles, and a motorcycle...

Item #636484

February 09, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 9, 1895  A great issue reporting on the bicycle "mania" at that time, with the full ftpg. taken up with text & 3 illustrations concerning: "The National Bicycle Exhibition In Madison Square Garden, New York", one print showing: "The Motor Cycle" which would appear to be an early version of a motorcycle. The text continues i... See More  

Available Now

$47.00
632064

Bridge at Blackwell's Island (Queensboro)... very unique advertising tricycle...

Item #632064

February 23, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 23, 1895 The front cover has "The New Bridge Over the East River at Blackwell's Island, New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Clarke's Automatic Water Heater"; "The Roman Triumphal Arch at Timegatte"; "Advertising Tricycle"; "The Boring Woodpecker"; and more illustrations, arti... See More  

Available Now

$31.00
631397

Early fax machine...

Item #631397

April 06, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 6, 1895  The cover has "The Amstutz Electro-Artograph" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Jeantaud's Electric Carriage"; "An Ohio Natural Gas Well";  "The Lead Pipe Industry"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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

Available Now

$33.00
If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.
[ RSS Feed ]