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577314

Wagon Brake...

Item #577314

July 15, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 15, 1876  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: J.A. Fay & CO's BAND RE-SAWING MACHINE, MONEY BOX,  RAILWAY RATH, WAGON BRAKE, PONY PLANER and much more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them along with additional articles and advertisements. Very interesting... See More  

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$28.00
577303

Kodak Camera founder George Eastman in 1931..

Item #577303

February 10, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1931



* George Eastman... guest of honor

* Kodak camera inventor - roll film



This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4 that include: "EASTMAN IS HONORED FOR GIFTS TO WORLD", "Hoover, Coolidge, Mussolini and Ortiz Rubio Join in Tribute to Philanthropist", "Two Nations Decorate Him", and more which includes a photo of E... See More  

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$46.00
577284

1937 Jagadish Chandra Bose death...

Item #577284

November 24, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1937



* Jagadish Chandra Bose death



This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 23 that include: "SIR JAGADISH BOSE, SCIENTIST, 78, DIES" "Hindu Savant Originator of Theory Plants and Animals Have Similar Reactions" "FOUNDED INDIAN INSTITUTE" and more (see photos). Tells of the death of Jagadish Chandra Bose, Indian Po... See More  

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$42.00
577280

Cleopatra's Needles... Drilling machine...

Item #577280

March 25, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 25, 1876  Within this issue is the illustration and an article on Cleopatra's Needles. This issue also contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: DRILLING MACHINE - ELECTRO MAGNET MACHINES - MILLSTONE and much more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Other articles and very inte... See More  

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577266

Kodak Camera founder George Eastman...

Item #577266

November 14, 1930

NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1930



* George Eastman donates

* Kodak camera inventor - roll film



This 48 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Eastman Donates $1,000,000 For Paris Child Dental Clinic"



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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$42.00
577261

On the Founding of television...

Item #577261

February 13, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1928



* John Baird - father of television

* Early televisor - TV



This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 23 that include: "INCREASE OF POWER TO AID TELEVISION", "Baird System to Use 10 Kilowatts Instead of 2 in Trans-Ocean Sending Next Week", "To Show Life-Size Images", and more (see photos).



A very significan... See More  

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577259

On the 1928 Founding of television...

Item #577259

March 03, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1928



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions



This 36 page newspapers has one column headlines on page10: "TO TEST TELEVISION WITH MORE POWER" "Capt. Hutchinson Sails to Make Plans With Baird for Two-Way Trans-Ocean Experiments"



A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention whic... See More  

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577249

Band Saw...

Item #577249

November 30, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1867. This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: BAND SAW - CAM ENGINE - STORAGE TRUNK - SAW TEETH - BOILER REGULATOR & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today... See More  

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$28.00
576952

On the 1928 Founding of television...

Item #576952

July 29, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 29, 1928 



* John Baird - father of television 

* TV in it's infancy - inventions 



Page 5 has a one column heading: "Launch Television Here"



A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well.



A si... See More  

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$43.00
576933

On the Founding of Television...

Item #576933

February 11, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1928



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy



Page 4 has one column headings:  "EYE TAKEN FROM BOY AIDED TELEVISION", "Baird Tells of Using It, Soon After Surgeon Operated, in Successful Test" See photo for text. Other news of the day throughout.



A very significant report during the founding of television, an ... See More  

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576928

On the 1926 Founding of television...

Item #576928

December 16, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 16, 1926 



* John Logie Baird - father of television 

* TV in it's infancy - inventions 



The front page has one column headlines that include: "PREDICTS VISION ACROSS THE OCEAN" "New Projector Described Which Paints, as it Were, by Light Flashes From Mirrors" and more. (see) Report continues on page 2. Other news of... See More  

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576910

On the 1926 founding of television...

Item #576910

May 02, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1928



* John Baird - father of television

* TV coming to America soon ?



Page 16 has one column headlines that include: "TELEVISION CHAIN TO BE FORMED HERE", "American Purchasers of Baird Rights Say Entire Continent Will Ultimately Be Covered". See photos for text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout.



A very significan... See More  

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$48.00
576536

Nobel Prize receipeint, Marie Sklodowska Curie...

Item #576536

November 25, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 25, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Pumping Gold Bullion From the Sea" with further information inside. Within the issue is "Marie Sklodowska Curie, The Greatest Woman Scientist, Twice Recipient of the Nobel Prize", immortalized by her researches on radium; "Zeppelin's Schwaben - A High Speed  Craft for pass... See More  

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576504

The Voisin "Canard" Biplane...

Item #576504

April 29, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Rise and Fall of the American Merchant Marine" with further information inside. Within the issue is "Wilhelm Ostwald - A Leader in Modern Philosophy of Science"; "The Voisin 'Canard' Biplane" which was Christened the 'Duck';  "Traffic Problem in London";  ... See More  

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$32.00
576035

1938 Florence Lawrence death...

Item #576035

December 29, 1938

THE FREDERICK POST, Maryland, December 29, 1938 



* Florence Lawrence death 

* Silent film actress 

* 1st ever movie star?
 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page: "STAR OF SILENT FILMS TAKES POISON, DIES" "Florence Lawrence, Once Co-Starred With Mary Pickford, Had Been In Stock Company"



Tells of the death of this famous ac... See More  

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575087

Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #575087

October 10, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, October 10, 1931



* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss

* Tax evasion trial




This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "U.S. Exposes Trail of Money to Capone in Florida"



This tells of the beginning of the end of Al Capone as he would receive a guilty verdict  a few weeks later that would send him to prison for 11 years... See More  

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575086

Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #575086

October 09, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 9, 1931 



* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss 

* Fight to exclude evidence 

* Tax evasion trial
 



This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:

"CAPONE LOSSES FIGHT ON TAX CONFESSION" "Bad Day in Court for Gangster; Lawyers Battle in Vain to Exclude Expert's Data"



Tells of the beginning of ... See More  

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574353

Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #574353

October 15, 1931

THE NORWICH SUN, New York, October 15, 1931 



* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss 

* Tax evasion trial ending 

* Capone a bad gambler? 




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "Bookmakers State Capone is "Sucker"" "They Testify He Lost and Paid Thousands Without Complaint"



Tells of the beginning of the end of Al ... See More  

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574131

Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #574131

October 14, 1931

THE NORWICH SUN, New York, October 14, 1931 



* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss 

* Tax evasion trial ending 

* Prosecution rests
 



This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CAPONE TRIAL IS RAPIDLY NEARING END" "State Rests Case Suddenly During Afternoon Session"



Tells of the beginning of the end of Al Capone as he would rec... See More  

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573692

Early use of airplanes in the military...

Item #573692

December 19, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 19, 1908 



* Early bi-plane airplane 

* Military reconnaissance 




The entire front page is a nice illustration captioned: "The Aeroplane Military Scout" being a nice print showing an early biplane in a military reconnaissance role. An inside page has a related article. A very nice display issue. Complete issue, very nice condi... See More  

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177844

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Aeroplane Flight... measuring the altitude...

Item #177844

January 15, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1910  This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Better Than Sugar", by James Montgomery Flagg.  Another print of note is, "A Winter Cargo From Maine", by H.M. Brett.  Also included are: "The Most Important City Official In The World", "The Senatorial Hall Of Fame", by E.W. Kimbl... See More  

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569781

Much on Thomas Edison... Early bowling...

Item #569781

May 09, 1891

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 9, 1891 



* Inventor Thomas Alva Edison

* Early bowling




A full page has two prints of: "The Troubles in the Pennsylvania Coke Region" & another fullpg. has 5 prints relating to: "Breaking Ground for the Grant Monument in Riverside Park, New York".



Most of a page of text is taken up with: "A Visit To The Ediso... See More  

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569707

Sputnik begins the space race...

Item #569707

October 15, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 15, 1957



* Sputnik 1 in orbit success 

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite 

* Space race begins
 



This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that read: "Top Scientists Brief Eisenhower On red Sputnik" "Sputnik Changes Course in Orbit"



This event shocked the American scientific com... See More  

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569681

Sputnik begins the space race...

Item #569681

October 12, 1957

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 12, 1957



* Sputnik 1 in orbit success

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite

* Space race begins




This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that read:



* Satellite Slows In Outer Space; Rocket Gains

* All Three Objects Fired by Russians Are See n in U.S.




This event shocked the American scientific community and su... See More  

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569298

First attempt to fly across the English Channel... Baseball at night...

Item #569298

July 31, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1909 



* First attempt to fly across the English Channel 

* Early airplane - aviation 

* Baseball
 



The front page has two half page photos: "The First Attempt to Fly Across The English Channel." The top photo shows Hubert Latham in flight above the English Channel, & the other Latham taking off from the cliff at S... See More  

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568539

John D. Rockefeller death in 1937....

Item #568539

May 24, 1937

Albany Evening News, Albany, New York, May 24, 1937

 

* John D. Rockefeller...  Report on death...

* Oil tycoon... 



This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "Simple Rites Planned for Rockefeller," "Aged Philanthropist Dies Relatively Poor Man in 98th Year," with much more on pages 2 & 9 with related photos.



Other news of th... See More  

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566667

Byrd's flight over South Pole...

Item #566667

November 29, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 29, 1929 



* Aviator Richard Evelyn Byrd 

* South Pole flight begins 

* Ernie Nevers makes NFL record in scoring
 



This 44 page newspaper has a great three line banner headline on the front page: "COMMANDER BYRD OFF ON FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH POLE; RADIO REPORTS 'ALL IS WELL' AT 6:30 A.M., 8 HOURS OUT; PASSES SLEDGE PARTY ON THE TRAI... See More  

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566248

The Railroad at Philadelphia...

Item #566248

May 12, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY, May 12, 1883.



* The Pennsylvania Railroad Company 



The front page has eight illustrations of "The Broad Street Passenger Station Of The Pennsylvania Railroad Company At Philadelphia", the largest of which gives an exterior view of the station.



The issue is in good condition and is nice for display.... See More  

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565757

Magic Act Revealed... Steamer Adirondack...

Item #565757

December 26, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated December 25, 1896. The cover of the issue contains the "General View of the Simple Condensing Beam Engine of the Steamer Adirondack" with an article and additional photos of the interior of the steamer being shown inside the issue. "The Appearing Lady" magician act is revealed in both article and illustrations; "The Ancient City of... See More  

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565374

Very early sewing machine...

Item #565374

September 24, 1853

SCIENTIFIC  AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 24, 1853  The front page has both an article and two illustrations on: "Miller's Sewing Machine" which was one of the earliest to be commercially developed (see photos).  The text is very descriptive on how the machine works.

Complete in 8 pages, other scientific developments on the inside pages, some slight rubbing at folds, generall... See More  

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564389

Louis Pasteur... Night Balloon...

Item #564389

August 09, 1890

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



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

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564387

Velocipede...

Item #564387

March 13, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated March 13, 1869. A primary reporting article in this issue is of "The Topliff and Ely Adjustable Velocipede" which features three illustrations.



This is a complete issue in 16 pages measuring approximately 11 x 16 inches and does contain an archival mend on the page of the velocipede and a small piece missing in the left margin area of the fron... See More  

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564210

Putting a bell in a baseball...

Item #564210

March 18, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 18, 1876  This is a separate, stand-alone publication begun to report on the Centennial Exhibition but whose success kept it in print into the 20th century.



Near the back is an article, with two illustrations, headed: "Improvements In Base-Balls" which shows a bell being placed inside (see).



Complete in 16 pages and rare in tha... See More  

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564174

Sputnik II... Laika, the space dog...

Item #564174

April 13, 1958

THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 13, 1958



* Sputnik II spacecraft about to burn up in atmosphere

* 162 days in orbit coming to an end

* Famous for Soviet space dog named Laika




This 40+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "SPUTNIK II LIFE EXTENDED, FINAL ORBIT DUE TODAY" and "Dog Satellite's Plunge Awaited After Sightings Sh... See More  

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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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562107

The Great Cantilever Bridge Over Niagara River...

Item #562107

March 28, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, N.Y., March 28, 1885 



* Niagara Cantilever Bridge print 



The front page has a large illus. showing a nice view of: "The Great Cantilever Bridge Over Niagara River"



Also an article about the bridge that continues inside.



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

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561718

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #561718

March 03, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, March 3, 1892



* Rare 19th century use of color



The front page of this issue is very colorful and shows several art admirers, captioned: "Reception Day at An Artist's Studio".  Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--it makes a very nice display item.



Among the many photos and prints within inclu
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561709

Controlling the Mississippi Flood... Hydro-Aeroplane...

Item #561709

May 03, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated May 3, 1913. This issue features the colored cover showing man with an axe preparing to work on a tree that was just dredged from the water. The issue also contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: The Intractable Missouri-Mississippi System; Floods and the problems of River Regulation; The Hydro-Aeroplane Meet at Monaco; The Shoes You Wear; and ... See More  

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561433

Ranger 4 spacecraft...

Item #561433

April 24, 1962

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 24, 1962



* Ranger 4 spacecraft

* 1st U.S. satellite to hit the moon

* Takeoff 1st report




This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "U. S. Ranger On Its Way To the Moon". Tells of the very first United States satellite to reach the moon.



Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condit... See More  

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561292

Exposition...

Item #561292

September 03, 1904

SUPPLEMENT OF THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated September 3, 1904. (print only)



This is a double-page print of "The Festival Hall and Colonnade of States --- The Architectural Masterpiece of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition".



The page is approximately 15.75 x 21.75 inches and is in very nice condition. Please see photos for details.... See More  

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$15.00
561139

Railroading... Monoplane... Repeating Rifle...

Item #561139

December 01, 1921

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December, 1921, from New York, New York (with color cover). This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Comparison of the Leading Railroad Systems of the World; The 4,000-Pound Demolition Bomb; Leading Armies of the World; Abraham Lincoln and the Repeating Rifle; The Revival of the Monoplane; The Mechanism of the Pipe Organ; and many more interesting articl... See More  

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559506

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #559506
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvements of the 19th century. Offered at a discount due to minor imperfections (slight staining, edge tears, library ink stamps, etc.) making them 2nd-rate.

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$65.00
559375

Ships and Railroads... Kenco Miniature Train ad...

Item #559375

December 13, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 13, 1902.  The issue contains lots of coverage on Marine, Lake, and Railroad Transportation. The front cover features photos from several new ships.



There are several articles and advertisements, including one for "Kenco" miniature model trains.



This is a complete issue in 48 pages and is in very nice condition. See photos for details.... See More  

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$48.00
559184

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #559184
(Illustrated) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combi... See More  

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$99.00
558948

BF Goodrich and his tubeless tire...

Item #558948

May 12, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 12, 1947 



* BF Goodrich 

* Tubeless tire invention  1st report
 



This 44 page newspaper has small, discrete one column headlines on page 36: "DEVELOPS TUBELESS TIRE" and "Goodrich Testing New Product Before Placing on Market"



Tells of the initial discovery of this tire that we all use today. A non-important event at... See More  

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558605

No Harmony at New Harmony...

Item #558605

June 22, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, June 22, 1827



* New Harmony Indiana

* Robert Owen




Page 3 has a report: "New Harmony--Mr. Owen has sold a great part of his property at N. Harmony, leased the remainder, and left it on his return from Scotland. W. Maclure, in the Philadelphia Gazette, warns people not to trust Mr. Owen on his account".



Report is in a large... See More  

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556708

Laboratory instruments...

Item #556708

June 13, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, NY, June 13, 1885 



* Laboratory wire apparatus illustrations

* Hotchkiss Machine Guns 




There are 25 illustrations of "Wire Apparatus For Laboratory Use" that take up most of the front page, with references identifying the various instruments. There also is a related article that concludes on page 2.



There are various illust... See More  

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556263

Early ticker Tape Machine in 1885....

Item #556263

November 15, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 15, 1879



* Faber's gold pen and pencil factory



This 16 page issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Rock crusher - Sleeping car berth - drawing apparatus & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

 

Very interesting advertisements as we
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555833

Electronic telescope invention...

Item #555833

December 30, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1933



* Electronic telescope invention

* Mount Wilson Observatory


* Dr. Francois Henroteau



This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "'Electronic Telescope' Developed; Equals 2,000-Inch Lens in Power" with subhead. (see photos)



Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.... See More  

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$30.00
555678

Railroad Autombile...

Item #555678

October 11, 1919

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York City, dated October 11, 1919



* Early railroad car

* Color coverr and car ad




Full front page has a color illus:



* Automobile Inspection Car For The Railroad Official



Shows a car built to travel on rails on a mountain pass, and an inspector talking to a rail worker. Report inside: "The Railroading Automobile."



Other topics with prints an... See More  

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$25.00
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