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582347

Manufacturing of rifles... Springfield Armory...

Item #582347

April 29, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1899  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Manufacture of Krag-Jorgensen Rifles at the Springfield Armory" which is comprised of four illustrations with additional illustrations within the issue. Within the issue is "The Marvin Electric Rock Drill"; "An Improved Band-Saw-Setting Machine"; "Sutro Baths of San Fran... See More  

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$44.00
582069

Transitor radio invention in 1949...

Item #582069

August 02, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1948



* Early Transistor radios invention

* United States Army




This 36 page newspaper has small one column headings on page 18: "Pack May Be Lightened" and "Walkie-Talkie Device to Ease Load for Soldiers"



See photo for brief text here. Historic report in communications.



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag ed... See More  

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$48.00
581882

The Otto Bicycle... Thomas Edison...

Item #581882

July 20, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York July 20, 1878 An article inside describes "Professor Edison's New Carbon Rheostat". Includes an illustration of this instrument.  Also includes "The Otto Bicycle", with image and description.  Complete in 16 pages, and in very nice condition.

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$55.00
581873

Death of Henry Ford...

Item #581873

April 08, 1947

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, April 8, 1947



* Henry Ford death

* Automobile pioneer - Detroit MI

* 1st report




This 10 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Henry Ford Dies At Dearborn, Mich." with subheads and nice photo of Ford (see photos).



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Little spine wear, otherwise in good... See More  

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$70.00
581858

Dinoceras... found in Wyoming...

Item #581858

July 23, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 23, 1887 The front page of this issue features a "Improved Type Composing and Distributing Machine" and accompanying article. Within the issue is "General View of the Route of the Mount Pilatus Railway"; "A Curious Suspension Bridge Near Chicago, ILL."; "The Dinoceras - A Gigantic Extinct Animal Found in Wyoming"; and addi... See More  

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$57.00
581617

Centennial Exposition in 1876... Coffer dam...

Item #581617

September 30, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 30, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: The Centennial Exposition - Drill Chuck - Leather Scourer - Steam Pump - Billiard Table Leveler - Removal of the Hell Gate Rocks (Coffer Dam) and much more. These illustrations a
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581428

Washington D.C. UFOs...

Item #581428

July 29, 1952

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, July 29, 1952



* Washington D.C. UFO Incident

* Flying Saucers (1st report)



This 14 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Can't Find Saucers Despite Sightings Reported By Radar"



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.



wikipedia notes: The ... See More  

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$42.00
581120

Rope-making machine...

Item #581120

March 05, 1859

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 5, 1859  The front page of the issue features a large illustration of "Adam's Rope-Making Machine" with an associated article. Within the issue is "Hildreth & Bailey's Slitting Machine" and other various articles and advertisements.



This is complete in eight pages, unbound and uncut, with a small piece missing at the bottom of th... See More  

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581033

On the 1929 founding of television...

Item #581033

September 03, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1929



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions



This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 29 that include: "VOICE AND IMAGE GO TOGETHER OVER WIRE", "Simultaneous Transmission of Clear Televised Pictures and Sounds Demonstrated", "Baird System Can Be Used by Any Broadcasting Station in New... See More  

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580985

The Wellman Ocean Air Trip...

Item #580985

October 29, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 29, 1910  The front cover features the illustration of "Story of the Wellman Ocean Air Trip" which shows the view from the S.S. "Trent" of the "America" as it was being lowered preparatory to launching the lifeboat. The article on this trip and additional photos are within the issue. Other articles are: "Our Wasted Seaw... See More  

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580962

Displayable fighting polar bear illustration...

Item #580962

October 16, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 16, 1897  This issue contains a fullpage illustration "Polar Bears Fighting" which has a small accompanying article. The illustration is very displayable. Other articles are: "Prevention of the Sliding Friction of Ball and Roller Bearings"; "First-Class Torpedo Boat Injeniero Hyatt"; "Mechanical Model Illustr... See More  

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$30.00
580887

The death of Earle Lewis Ovington...

Item #580887

July 23, 1936

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 23, 1936



* Earle Lewis Ovington death

* 1st airmail airplane flight fame



This 44 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Pioneer Flier's Ashes to Be Strewn Over Sea".

 

A 1st report on the death of Earle Lewis Ovington, best known for flying the 1st official airmail flight. Unfortunate for such a small... See More  

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580707

Glenn Curtisss death... aviation pioneer...

Item #580707

July 23, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, July 23, 1930



* Glenn Curtiss death

* Aviation pioneer

* U.S. airplane industry




This 24 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "GLENN CURTISS, AIR PIONEER, DIES", "Appendicitis Operation Fatal to Famous Builder of U.S. Aircraft" which is a 1st report on the death of U.S aviation pioneer, Glenn Curtiss.



O... See More  

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580669

William C. Ocker death...

Item #580669

September 18, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1942



* William C. Ocker death... "Father of Instrument Flying"

* Aviator - aviation - airplanes



This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 22 that include: "COL. OCKER IS DEAD; AVIATION INVENTOR" "Retired Officer Was Known as 'Father of Blind Flying"--Stricken in Washington" and more with photo of Ocker (... See More  

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580585

Death of Thomas Edison...

Item #580585

October 21, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, October 21, 1931  This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "EDISON'S LAST RITES MARKED BY SIMPLICITY", "Burial Proceeded By Singing of Favorite Songs, Reading of Eulogy By Friend"



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, little margin wear and chipping, irregular at the sp... See More  

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579816

Robert E. Peary...

Item #579816

October 16, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 16, 1897 The front page has three photos and one illustration: "The Return Of The Peary Expedition." There is a companion report about the Arctic expedition that continues inside where there is a portrait of "Robert E. Peary, C.E., U.S.N.".  Other articles within are: The Lowell Textile School; Floating Dry dock for the Harbor of Hava... See More  

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579739

Clark Thread Works' Chimney...

Item #579739

October 20, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 20, 1888  The frontpage of the issue features "The Highest Chimney in the United States, Recently Errected at the Clark Thread Works" which was located at Kearney, New Jersey. Other articles include: Wrench, Sled, Screw Propeller, Howell Torpedo, Clothes Drier, Fly Net, & many more. These illustrations have accompanying te
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579434

Rocket travel is here.......

Item #579434

January 15, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1939



* Rocket airplane invention

* Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio




This 100+ page newspaper has a two column heading on page XX8 (inside, near back): "'ROCKET' INTERCEPTOR TESTED".  This tells of the testing of a new rocket airplane for the United States Army. See photos for text.



Other news of the day, sports, and advertisements through... See More  

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579344

Gerhard Zucker.... Rocket mail....

Item #579344

October 31, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1934



* Gerhard Zucker - German engineer

* Early rocket mail testing




This 40 page newspaper has a small one column heading on page 2:

"Rocket Transports Mail In a Test Near Trieste" which tells of Gerhard Zucker experimenting with rocket mail. See photo for brief text here.



Other news of the day throughout including period advertising. This rag ... See More  

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579271

Johannes Winkler... Liquid rocket flight....

Item #579271

July 16, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1932



* Liquid fueled rocket

* Johannes Winkler

* Altitude record attempt




This 26 page newspaper has a small one column heading on page 4: "Inventor to Seek New Altitude With His Liquid Fuel Rocket"



See photo for test here. Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in very nice condition.



wikipedia notes: Johannes Winkler was a German rocket... See More  

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579193

WWII Rocket-bomb weapon intro...

Item #579193

May 29, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1942



* Rocket-bomb invention

* Soviet Air Force




This 34 page newspaper has a small one column heading on page 5:

"Powerful Rocket Bomb, Reds' New Air Weapon" which tells of the newly invented rocket powered weapon used by the Soviet Air Force against the Nazis during World War II. see photo for text here.



Other news of the day throughout with mu... See More  

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579134

Henry Chadwick death... father of baseball...

Item #579134

April 21, 1908

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 21, 1908 



* Henry Chadwick death 

* "Father of Baseball"
 



This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 7: "Was "Father Of Baseball" "Henry Chadwick, for Years an Authority on the Game, Dies at His Brooklyn Home" with nice photo of Chadwick. See photos for text here on the death of... See More  

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579071
Item #579071

July 21, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1937.



* Marchese Guglielmo Marconi death

* Radiotelegraph inventor




This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:



* MARCONI MOURNED BY ENTIRE WORLD

* Body Lies in State in Royal Academy in Rome--50,000 Pay Tributes to Inventor

* FUNERAL CEREMONY TODAY

* Important Radio Experiments on the Yacht Elettra Were Halted by Death




Much more ... See More  

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578996

Hermann Oberth... early rockets...

Item #578996

January 31, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 31, 1931



* Hermann Oberth

* Early rockets - rocketry

* War weapons



This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 8 that include: "WAR WITH ROCKETS PICTURED BY OBERTH", "Hungarian Inventor Says Nations Are Testing Ways to Shoot Half Around the World", "Forecasts Rain Of Poison" and more. Interesting text here whi... See More  

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578834

Fritz Von Opel... Rocket propulsion...

Item #578834

September 30, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 30, 1929



* Fritz von Opel

* Early rocket airplane flight




This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 7 that include: "OPEL SAYS ROCKET IS BIG AVIATION AID", "Flight is Aimed to Show Ease, Power and Take-Off and Landing Without Run", "Inventor Says Rocket Is 'Perfect Emergency Brake' for Plane in Forced Descents"... See More  

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578802

Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct...

Baseball, automotive, and aviation interest...

Item #578802

September 19, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 19, 1914



* Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct

* Baseball interest

* Automobile interest

* Early aviation



The front page has construction scenes of the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, with addition images and text on inside pages.  The issue also contains interesting images and articles related to baseball ("Time as a Factor in Baseball"), early av... See More  

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578591

1933 James Corbett death.....

Item #578591

February 19, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1933



* James John Corbett death (1st report)

* Only man to beat John L. Sullivan



This 80+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CORBETT, RING IDOL, DIES AT AGE OF 66", "Ex-Champion Succumbs Here to Cancer--Believed He Had Heart Disease", "First Scientific Boxer", and more. Lengthy reporting con... See More  

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578522

1928 Max Valier... Rocket propulsion...

Item #578522

July 28, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1928 



* Max Valier 

* Rocket car
 



This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3: "NEW ROCKET AUTO HITS 131-MILE PACE, CRASHES" "German Inventor Quadrupled Power on 100-Pound Car After Two Successful Tests"



Tells of Austrian Max Valier testing his new rocket automobile.



Other news of the day throughout. Light b... See More  

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578468

New tower bridge in England...

Item #578468

July 31, 1886

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

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578427

Indian content...

Item #578427

October 29, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 29, 1898 The frontpage of this issue contains two photos of Indians entitled "The Ghost Dance - Unconscious" and "The Ghost Dance - Rigid". Within the issue is an additional photos "Black Coyote". Other articles are "Donnet's Fishing Gun" "Sinking Cylinder Foundatons in Valparaiso" "Campbell Po... See More  

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578426

Black-border for death of President McKinley...

Item #578426

September 21, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, September 21, 1901 The frontpage of this issue is black-bordered in memory of President McKinley. The front page features an article on "Canaigre Growing in Southwest United States" and features several photos. Within are articles: The Mycen Aean Question" "St. Ulrich and the INdustries of Grodnerthal" "Stage Bridges at the Co... See More  

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578425

Motorized Bicycle...

Item #578425

September 20, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, September 20, 1902  Within the issue is "Holden's Motor Bicycle" and several illustrations on "Petrol Motor Bicycle". The front cover is of "The Manufacture of Perfumes in France" which is comprised of several photos.  Other articles are "Automatic Relay Translation for Long Submarine Cables" "The Rela... See More  

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578300

Thomas Edison's shop advertisement...

Item #578300

December 06, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1919  The back page has an unusual ad which includes a photo of Thomas Edison. The full page ad is for: "The Edison Shop" in New York City which has a 8 by 6 inch photo of Edison headed: "Thomas Alva Edison; The Creator Of the Phonograph" and the street address located a the bottom right. The rest of the page is blank. A nice ad for display ... See More  

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578289

1928 Fritz Von Opel... Rocket propulsion...

Item #578289

May 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 26, 1928 



* Fritz von Opel - Fritz Stamer 

* 1st rocket powered aircraft 

* Lippisch Ente
 



This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4:

"'ROCKET' PLANE NEARS COMPLETION AT PLANT" "Experts to Test Machine About June 15--Inventor Predicts Hop Here at 200 Miles and Hour" and more. (see) Tells of t... See More  

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$52.00
578240

Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct...

Baseball, automotive, and aviation interest...

Item #578240

September 19, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 19, 1914



* Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct

* Baseball interest

* Automobile interest

* Early aviation



The front page has construction scenes of the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, with addition images and text on inside pages.  The issue also contains interesting images and articles related to baseball ("Time as a Factor in Baseball"), early av... See More  

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578227

Robert Goddard... early rockets...

Item #578227

July 27, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1930



* Robert Goddard

* Early rockets - rocketry

* Research money donated



This 100+ page newspaper has small one column headings on page 14: "$100,000 FOR ROCKET TEST" and "Daniel Guggenheim Assures Backing for Goddard's Experiments".



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.



sou... See More  

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578219

On the 1929 Founding of television...

Item #578219

August 20, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 20, 1929



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions



This 56 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 5: "Television Transmits British Talking Film; Actor's Voice Is Clearer Than in Theatre".



Very significant reporting during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of e... See More  

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578078

1938 Robert H. Goddard.... early rocketry...

Item #578078

June 03, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 3, 1938 



* Robert H. Goddard rockets 

* Rudder for steering invention
 



This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 23: "ROCKET SHIP GETS 'CATAPULT RUDDER'" "Dr. R. H. Goddard Devises Means for Steering After Gas Propulsion Ends"



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, little margin wear, o... See More  

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578009

1946 Robert H. Goddard patent.....

Item #578009

February 23, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23,1946



* Robert H. Goddard patent



This 26 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 21: "Patent on Rocket-Speeding Device Granted to Goddard After Death", "Spinning Combustion Chamber Adds Power To Mixture Driving Aircraft", and more. Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.



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577894

On the founding of television...

Item #577894

December 21, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1929



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions



This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 22: "WALKER TELEVISED AT DEMONSTRATION", "Astonished at Clearness of Voice and Images Reproduced by Baird Device".



Very significant reporting during the founding of television, an invention which woul... See More  

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577872

Early space travel talk...

Item #577872

February 05, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1920



* Professor Robert Goddard - Early rocket experiments

* Flight to Mars?




The front page has a very bizarre report concerning early space travel. Professor Robert Goddard was currently experimenting with early rockets during this time. The front page has one column headlines that read: "FIRST VOLUNTEER FOR LEAP TO MARS" "Capt. Claude Collin... See More  

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577670

Incline railroads at Pike's Peak & Mt. Washington... Tesla's Wireless Light... New Flying Machine...

Item #577670

February 02, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 2, 1901 The front page has six photos: "The Steepest Railways In The United States.", three of which are of the famous incline at Pike's Peak and three of the incline at Mt. Washington. A related article is inside.

Also within: "Tesla's Wireless Light"; article & two photos of: "Basalt Columns called 'Devil's Post Pi... See More  

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577454

James Naismith death... Father of basketball...

Item #577454

November 28, 1939

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 28, 1939



* James Naismith death (1st report)

* "Father of Basketball"

* Springfield, Massachusetts




This 10 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page:  "Inventor of Basketball Dies Today" which tells of the death of James Naismith, known as the "Father of Basketball". A small report here ... See More  

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$34.00
577413

Automobile Skates, the Thousand-League Boots of the Twentieth Century...

Item #577413

April 14, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 14, 1906  The front of the issue contains "Automobile Skates, the Thousand-League Boots of the Twentieth Century". Within the issue is: The Suction -Gas-Producer Boat 'Lotte';  An Apparatus for Recording the Oscillations of Lighthouse Towers;  How Easter Eggs are Made by the Thousands; The Inundation of the Salton Basin by the Colorado ... See More  

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577410

Electrolytic Refining of Copper...

Item #577410

March 15, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1902  The front cover of the issue is "The Electrolytic Refining of Copper". Within the issue is: Atbara Bridge in the Soudan; Grape and Berry Basket making machines; The New York Assay Office - Melting and Reining; additional articles and advertisements.



This is complete in 16 pages and is in very good condition.

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$25.00
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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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
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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$32.00
577341

Clark Thread Works' Chimney...

Item #577341

October 20, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 20, 1888  The frontpage of the issue features "The Highest Chimney in the United States, Recently Erected at the Clark Thread Works" which was located at Kearney, New Jersey. Other articles include: Wrench, Sled, Screw Propeller, Howell Torpedo, Clothes Drier, Fly Net, & many more. These illustrations have accompanying text t
... See More  

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$25.00
577315

Hoboken Railroad...

Item #577315

May 26, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 26, 1877  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Engineering Works, Hoboken, NJ - Milling Machine - Pompeii scenes and more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them along with additional articles and advertisements Very interesting advert
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$28.00
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