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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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631802

Balloon propulsion...

Item #631802

March 10, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1883  The front page has "Experimental Applications of Electricity for Balloon Propulsion" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Kriegar's Foundry Cupola"; "The Isometric Governor"; "C. P. Willard & Co's Vertical Engineer"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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631801

The Rondout Bridge...

Item #631801

July 07, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 7, 1883  The front page has "Rondout Bridge, New York West Shore, and Buffalo Railroad" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Dr. Hubbard's Chemical Vaporizer and Deodorizer"; "Beavers at Work"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, and nice condition.... See More  

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631800

Bascule Bridge...

Item #631800

July 21, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 21, 1883  The front page has "Design for Bascule Bridge over River Thames Below London Bridge" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Herrington's System of Transportation and Delivery"; "An Aerial Turbine Wheel"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

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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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631796

Callowhill Street bridge in Philadelphia...

Item #631796

April 29, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1876  The front page has "Callowhill Street Bridge, Philadelphia, PA" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "Legouge's Method of Propelling Canal Boats"; "Broken Stone Road-Making - Blake's Crusher"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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631795

Romer Shoals Lighthouse...

Item #631795

November 25, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 25, 1899  The front page has "Present Condition of the Paris Exposition of 1900" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "Romer Shoals Lighthouse, New York Harbor"; "The Gypsy Moth"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, a nickel-size hole in the front cover,... See More  

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631794

The Atlanta Exposition...

Item #631794

November 30, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1895  The front page has "The Atlanta Exposition - Electricity Building, Looking Across Clara Meer" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "A Recent Railway Accident in Paris"; "Bird's Eye View of the New Port of Copenhagen"; "The New Steamer St. Paul of the American Line"; "A Tree Bridge&q... See More  

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631793

Lifting bridges...

Item #631793

September 28, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 28, 1901  The front page has "Rolling Lift Bridges" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "Foster's Fog Signals"; "Foolhardy Attempts at Passing the Whirlpool Rapids of Niagara"; "New Motor Cycle"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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631792

The Edison storage battery...

Item #631792

June 15, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 15, 1901  The front page has "The Floor-System of the New East River Bridge" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "The Electrograph - A New Facsimile Telegraph"; "The Edison Storage Battery - Showing Also Grid, Pocket for Active Material, and Portions of Gutta Percha Partition"; "The New Floating Drydock for t... 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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631754

Thomas Edison described...

Item #631754

June 04, 1892

DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 4, 1892 



* Inventor Thomas Edison described as humble



The top of the back page has: "Edison Isn't Proud" "His Hats & Cigars are Cheap & His Clothes are not a Bit Stuck Up". An interesting article on how "ordinary" Thomas Edison is, with a short interview with him as well (see).

Four pages, very large f... See More  

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631746

Early flight... Military maneuvers... Color cover...

Item #631746

September 07, 1918

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 7, 1918 Interesting full ftpg. diagram-illustration about dogfighting: "Tricks used in aerial combat: First, the 'horizontal vrille'; second the 'retournment'; third, the change of direction; and fourth, the 'renversement', all as seen from the side."

Inside the issue are a variety of articles, illustrations, and advertise... See More  

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631722

Printing and folding press and the Megascope...

Item #631722

July 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 22, 1876  The front page shows the: "The Campbell Perfecting Printing and Folding Press". Other prints within include: "Steam Jet Pump" "Self-Discharging Coal Hod" "Car Box Grinder" "Saw Gumming Machine" "Megascope" and much more. Related articles for each as well.

Sixteen pages, two binding holes... See More  

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631561

Keely motor fraud...

Item #631561

October 29, 1881

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 29, 1881



* Early scam artist?

* Non steam Motor

* The Keely Motor Company Hoax




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Keeley Motor Difficulty" (see images), which relates to what is now know as The Keely Motor Company Hoax.



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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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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.

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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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631528

Double-deck streets... Coca-Cola advertisement...

Item #631528

June 22, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 22, 1907  The full front page is an interesting print: "Double-Deck Streets - A Relief for Traffic Congestion" with an accompanying article inside. Also within: "The Government Trials for the New U. S. Submarine 'Octopus'" "The Wellman Polar Airship Expedition" "Mechanical Masterpieces of the Eighteenth Century&quo... See More  

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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  

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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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631516

Edison's magnetic bridge...

Item #631516

September 10, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1887  The front page of the issue has "The Barrett System of Lighting Railroad Cars by Electricity" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Simple Method of Engraving Glass and Metals"; "The Yacht Thistle"; "Edison's Magnetic Bridge"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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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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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.

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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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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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631497

A remarkable timber raft...

Item #631497

September 01, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 1, 1888  The front page of the issue has "The Great Timber Raft from Joggins, Nova Scotia" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Economical Triple Compound Semi-Portable Engine"; "The Spiral Screw Driver" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, and in nice con... See More  

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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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631488

Earth and air issue...

Item #631488
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June, 1925  The color-wrapper is captioned "Vacation Geology". Inside the issue is "Out of Doors With the Earth"; "Herbert Hoover and the Patent Office"; "the Low-Resistance Airplane"; and much more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 70+ pages, unbound, and in very good condition.

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631403

Unique--and comical--unicycle...

Item #631403

December 12, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 12, 1914  The duo-tone cover is taken up with a comical print of the: "Motor-Driven Unicycle Stabilized by a Gyroscope". An inside page has a related article describing it, with much detail.

A terrific print showing how bizarre some early "inventions" were during the era when engine-driven vehicles were booming.

A great front page for ... See More  

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631402

Tennessee Centennial at Nashville...

Item #631402

January 16, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 16, 1897  The cover has "The Tennessee Centennial Exposition, Nashville, 1897 -- Bird's Eye View" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Manufacture of Papier Mache Busts"; "Reno Inclined Elevator at the Brooklyn Bridge";  and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bo... See More  

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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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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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631394

Vacuum Tube lightning...

Item #631394

February 29, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 29, 1896  The cover has "Vacuum Tube Lighting by Induction from Incandescent Circuit" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "New Planisphere of the Planet Mars"; "Street Postal Car System - Comparted Car"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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

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631393

"Radio for Everybody"...

Item #631393
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July, 1922  The colored outer-wrapper cover has "Locating an Unlicensed and Unlawful Radio Transmitter with the Radio Compass" with an accompanying article. Also inside is: "'Majestic' -- The Latest and largest of Ships"; "San Francisco's Water Supply Project"; "The Ice Cream Factory"; "The Business of Bro... See More  

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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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631391

Photographic apparatus...

Item #631391

June 24, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1876  The cover has "The Horticultural Hall, Centennial Exposition Philadelphia" with an accompanying article inside. Also inside is: "Mechanical Horse Groomer"; "Jordan's Smoke-Burning Grate"; Brice's Portable Photographic Apparatus" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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631390

Electrical Experiments...

Item #631390

September 16, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 16, 1876  The cover has "Lyall's Great Textile Exhibit at the Centennial" with an accompanying article inside. Also inside is: "The Detachable Handles Parasol and Sun Umbrella"; "The Positive Motion Shuttle"; "The Lidgerwood Rotary Engine"; "New and Curious Electrical Experiments" and more articles,... See More  

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631387

Centennial Tower...

Item #631387

January 24, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1874  The cover has "The Centennial Tower One Thousand Feet High" with an accompanying article inside. This is located near the modern village of Hilleh, Turkey. Also inside is: "Iron Bridge at Czernowitz, Austria"; "Wadwell's Adjustable Bench Jack"; "A Modern Orchid House"; and more articles, illustrations... See More  

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631339

Edison "talks" to his audience through his new phonograph...

Item #631339

March 05, 1890

DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1890 



* Inventor Thomas Alva Edison



The top of the last column is headed: "Edison Address Bethlehem" "He Talks to a Select Audience Through a Phonograph and Then the Band Plays" which is an interesting article on how Edison "talked" to an audience through his new phonograph (see).

Four pages, evenly toned, lar... See More  

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630862

Regarding Tyrannosaurus...

Item #630862

October 09, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 9, 1915



* Tyrannosaurus Rex in a science-themed magazine

* Includes images and supporting text



Includes the full front page illustration: "Tyrannosaurus, The Largest Flesh-Eater That Ever Lived." Also has a full page report inside: "Tyrannosaurus, A Cretaceous Carnivorous Dinosaur" and "The Largest Flesh-Eater That Ever Lived&q... See More  

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630763

Edison's latest telephone...

Item #630763

September 27, 1879

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

Complete i... See More  

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629818

Guglielmo Marconi & wireless communications...

Item #629818

November 19, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930



* Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi

* Marine radiotelephone experiments

* Yacht Elettra laboratory




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfecting Automatic Radiophone; To Install System From Rome to Sardina" (See) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in ... See More  

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$34.00
629590

Charles Lindbergh wins Harmon Trophy....

Item #629590

December 14, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1928



* Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh

* Airplane inventor Orville Wright

* Harmon Trophy presentation




Page 5 has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH SHARES HONOR WITH WRIGHT" with subheads that include: "Inventor Escorts Ocean Flier to Conference Platform to Receive Harmon Trophy" and more. (see) First report coverage on Orville Wright presen... See More  

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629556

Shortwave beam wireless radio experiments...

Item #629556

December 19, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1928



* Shortwave radio advancements

* Beam wireless telephone

* Transmission both ways




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Beam Radio receives Code and Speech at Once In Promising Tests of Two-Way Transmission" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that w... See More  

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628768

1st steps to end prohibition ?....

Item #628768

March 06, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1930



* Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment

* Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C.




The front page has a two column headline: "DRYS PORTRAY PROHIBITION AS BASIS OF PROSPERITY; EDISON AND FORD FOR LAW" with subheads. (see) Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal prohibition ? Lengthy text continues inside.

Other news, sports and advertisements of t... See More  

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628387

Wilson's shuttle sewing machine...

Item #628387

November 02, 1878

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

Comple... See More  

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$28.00
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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628155

1874 Milan, Ohio...

Item #628155

November 26, 1873

THE MILAN ADVERTISER, Ohio, November 26, 1873



* Erie & Huron County

* Thomas A. Edison birthplace




This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting period advertisements.

Complete in 4 pages, piece torn away along the top margin, minor light foxing, otherwise quite nice.

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$34.00
628054

Thomas Edison as chairman...

Item #628054

October 02, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 2, 1915 



* Thomas Alva Edison



The color cover shows soldiers scaling the side of a mountain. Items within include: "The Exchange of Severely Wounded Prisoners" "The Development of the Army Pistol" The Naval Advisory Board of Inventions" which includes a photo of: Thomas A. Edison, Chairman. More articles concerning the militar... See More  

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$48.00
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