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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  

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$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
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632031

The Columbian Exposition... Windmills and more... 1893...

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  

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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
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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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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
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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".

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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.

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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  

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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.

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684624

The Bell telephone and Edison's latest inventions...

Item #684624

February 03, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1894  The front page is taken up with various illustrations of: "Details of Construction of the Bell Telephone" with a related article headed: "All May Have Telephones" concerning the expiration of the telephone patent. This article carries over to an inside page.

Inside has a print and article on: "Edison's New Electrical R... See More  

Item from Catalog 324 - released for November, 2022...

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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.

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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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
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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  

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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.

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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  

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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.

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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  

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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  

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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  

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684620

First flight of heavier than air "airplane"... Maxim's Flying Machine...

Item #684620

October 06, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 6, 1894  An inside page has a large illustration of: "MR. MAXIM'S FLYING MACHINE" with considerable related text.

Note: Hiram S. Maxim's "airplane" became the first "heavier than air" machine to take flight under its own power (source: Wikipedia). More can be read about this flying machine though the University of
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$98.00
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.

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$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.

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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  

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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
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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  

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$36.00
681261

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

Item #681261

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  

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$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  

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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. 

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$33.00
613216

The Deseret Museum...

Item #613216

April 20, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 20, 1895  The front page of the issue contains four scenes from "The Deseret Museum, Salt Lake City, Utah" with an accompanying article. Inside the issues is "Whitlock's New 'Western' Independent Chuck"; "Hedges' Water Tube Stationary or Marine Boiler"; "The Sumatra Rhinoceros"; "An Explo
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$27.00
631501

Chicago's elevated railroad...

Item #631501

April 27, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 27, 1895  The front page of the issue has "The West Side Metropolitan Elevated Railroad of Chicago" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Electric Generating Plant of the West Side Metropolitan Elevated Railroad"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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

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$30.00
645220

Grapes in the San Joaquin Valley...

Item #645220

May 18, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, May 18, 1895  The ftpg. has a photo of: "Nicolas Pike, Naturalist, Author, Soldier, Consul" with a lengthy article on him as well. 

Prints inside include: "Wild Grape Vines in the upper San Joaquin Valley, California", "Proposed Bridge Across the Rhine at Bonn", "The Collapse of Saint Catherine's Tunnel
... See More  

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$28.00
631502

Steam from locomotives...

Item #631502

July 06, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 6, 1895  The front page of the issue has "A Steam Supply From Combined Locomotives" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Tube Redrawing Industry"; "Relics of a Cuban Insurrection"; "The Annealing of Armor Plates by Electricity"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixte... See More  

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$28.00
634316

Mount Rainier, Washington...

Item #634316

July 27, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 27, 1895  The front cover has "The Lake Steamer North Land" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Barathon's Propeller Life Buoy"; "Caballero's Air Vessel"; "The Cornell University Crew on the Thames, England"; "A Sectional Side Launch Dock"; "Mount Rainier, Washington"; and m... See More  

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634500

Yachting...

Item #634500

September 21, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 21, 1895  The front cover has "Fine Hammered Iron Work - How to Forge a Rose" which has many small illustrations and an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Manufacture of Horn Combs"; "A Portable Electric Propeller for Boats"; "The Evolution of the International Racing Yacht"; "The Yacht America,... See More  

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671242

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #671242

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  The front page features a photo of Louis: "Pasteur" with a lengthy article on him as well. Also on the ftpg. is an article: "The Inventor of  the Polka".

Other articles with illustrations include: "The Tool Steel Industry" "An Automatic Double Chisel Mortising Machine", a full page print of: "The ... See More  

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645841

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #645841

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  The front page features a photo of Louis: "Pasteur" with a lengthy article on him as well. Other articles with illustrations include: "The Tool Steel Industry" "An Automatic Double Chisel Mortising Machine", a full page print of: "The Armored Cruiser Brooklyn, Launched at Philadelphia, October 2, 1895" and: ... See More  

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$55.00
656912

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #656912

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 12, 1895  This paper has a front page print and article of: LOUIS PASTEUR. This moving article highlights not only this amazing man's life work but his character as well. A very good insight into a remarkable man.

Also on the front page is an article "The Inventor of the Polka."



Inside the issue is: "The Tool Steel Industry"; ... See More  

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