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657810

Electric Club House of New York City...

Item #657810

March 03, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 3, 1888  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: "Electric Club House of New York City", "Car Coupling", "Portable Bath", "Thermo-Motor", and much more.

These illustrations also have text that goes
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$32.00
657753

Washington at Morristown... Action in the South...

Item #657753
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1780  The first article has "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes discussion of the situation in America.

Near the back the "Historical Chronicle" has several items from America concerning the Revolutionary War, including a letter from New York which has: "...since Gen. Clinton's departure fr... See More  

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$74.00
657742

1916 color print of multiple locomotives...

Item #657742

July 01, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 1, 1916  The cover has a wonderful and highly displayable color cover of a set of three trains, as seen from the point of view of a 4th locomotive's engineer, with steam rising in the foreground.  The print shows passengers standing at the back of the caboose of one of the trains the locomotive is trailing.  Additional unrelated prints (automotive ads, ... See More  

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$60.00
657734

The Vanderbilt International Cup...

Item #657734

October 22, 1904

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 22, 1904



* The Vanderbilt International Car Race
* The Tasmanian Dasure


This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day accompanied by text, which include: The Vanderbilt International Cup Contest", "Steel Training Ship "Cumberland", Recently Launched at Boston Navy Yard", "Battleship "Ge
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$40.00
657733

Early flight... The Curzon Bridge over The Ganges River...

Item #657733

September 26, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 26, 1908  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "The Aeroplane Flying at a Great Height," "The Construction of the West Aeroplane," "The Narrowing of the Ganges and Construction of the Curzon Bridge," and "Car Fen
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$35.00
657732

Very early on the motion picture industry...

Item #657732

July 16, 1921

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 16, 1921



The entire ftpg. is an interesting illustration captioned: "Reproducing the Naval Battle of Jutland for the Motion Picture Screen." with a related article within the issue. This is a early pictorial from the infancy of the motion picture industry. For any collection which related to early movies and motion pictures, this is a nice, displaya... See More  

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$42.00
657731

All Metal Diving Suit...

Item #657731

August 22, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 22, 1914 



The front cover of the issue is entitled "A Week's Rations for the German Army". Within the issue is "An All Metal Diving Suit"; "this Month's Total Eclipse of the Sun"; "Glimpses of the European Fighting Machinery Now in Action"; "Russia's Giant War Flyers"  and many more art... See More  

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$36.00
657730

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

Item #657730

July 31, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1909



* First attempt to fly across the English Channel

* Early airplane - aviation




The front page has two halfpg. 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 Sangatte, France (see). There is a report i... See More  

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$40.00
657504

First automobile advertisement in America...

Item #657504

August 06, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 6, 1898 A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue). 
The top of the back page has an advertisement headed
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$57.00
657502

Patent cow-milker... publication on inventions...

Item #657502

January 24, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1863  The front cover has an illustration entitled "The Celebrated Patent Cow-Milker" and "Colvin's Breast Pump" with an accompanying article. Within the issue are: "Lane's Patent Potato-Digger"; "Swift's Patent Chimney-Fastener"; "Drake's Patent Churn Power" and additional articles an... See More  

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$28.00
657493

Lord Lovat is charged with High Treason...

Item #657493

December 23, 1746

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 23, 1746  The front page has a notable item concerning the end of the  Jacobite Rebellion: "Yesterday the articles of impeachment of High Treason against Simon Lord Lovat, were exhibited by the Hon. House of Commons to the House of Peers. And an order was made by the House of Lords for bringing up the said Lord from the Tower to the bar of t... See More  

Item from Catalog 314 (released for January, 2022)...

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$67.00
657487

1933 Thomas G. W. Settle balloon flight flop...

Item #657487

August 05, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 5, 1933



* Officer Thomas G. W. Settle

* Century of Progress balloon

* Soldier Field flight failure




The front page has a great banner headline: "BALLOON RISES A  MILE; FALLS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. Probably only found in this Chicago publication.

Complete with all 24 pages, thi... See More  

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657325

Coca Cola receives its patent...

Item #657325

February 11, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 11, 1893 



* Coca Cola gets it's trademark (historic)

* Establishment of Coke




See the photo for the historic--yet inconspicuous--listing of Coca Cola receiving its trade mark, the very first in the list of many in this issue. The listing reads: "Beverages, nutrient or tonic, Coca Cola Company....22,406" the number being the patent number... See More  

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$285.00
657299

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #657299

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned: "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay".

A portion of the ar... See More  

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$70.00
657296

X-Ray experiments from the year of its founding...

Item #657296

April 04, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York April 4, 1896 



* Thomas Alva Edison

* X-Ray invention




An inside page article headed: "The Edison X Ray Experiments, Apparatus And Fluoroscope" which includes two illustration as well. A lengthy & detailed article from the year of the founding of the X-ray and great to have this report in the leading scientific journal of the day.

Also in the... See More  

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$68.00
657286

This issue taught the world how horses run...

Item #657286

October 19, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 19, 1878  This now very famous serious of photos, captioned: "The Science of the Horse's Motions" done by Mr. Muybridge, taught his how a horse truly trots and gallops. Previous to these photographs it was though that horses galloped much differently, hence the unusual paintings of horses in gallop prior to this time.

Page 3 has a related art
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657251

Building the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #657251

March 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 



* Brooklyn Bridge - East River

* Under construction print




The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York" as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge.

Sixteen pages, v... See More  

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$58.00
657241

The surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #657241

April 15, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee surrenders

* Battle of Appomattox Court House




An inside page has over a full column taken up with a report headed: "THE GREAT VICTORY" which is an editorialized report concerning the surrender of General Robert E. Lee to General U.S. Grant at Appomattox.

The report concludes with: "The surrender of L... See More  

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657050

Great item for the fire-fighting collector...

Item #657050

November 15, 1856

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 



* Great pre-Civil War fire engine print



For the collector of fire-fighting memorabilia, this is a terrific issue.

The entire front page is taken up with a very detailed & terrific print titled: "The New Steam Fire Engine" which was called the "Neptune", manufactured by Silsby, Mynderse & Company in Seneca Falls, ... See More  

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657044

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #657044

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of the art... See More  

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$88.00
657029

Thomas Edison inventions...

Item #657029

October 31, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Oct. 31, 1878



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* Biography as a young boy




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "When Edison Was A Boy" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.... See More  

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$30.00
656934

Jamaica Bay... Time Recorder for Flying Machines...

Item #656934

July 02, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, NY, July 2, 1910  The issue contains a full front page illustration: "The Jamaica Bay Improvement," which shows an aerial view of Jamaica Bay - with Rockaway Beach in the foreground & Manhattan in the distant background. An inside page has a related article.

Also present is a full page report with four photos: "An Electric Time Recorder For F... See More  

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656927

1882 Singing doll advertisement...

Item #656927

December 08, 1882

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, December 8, 1882 



* Webber singing doll 



This 8 page newspaper has news of the day and many interesting advertisements including a page 5 ad for:



"A Marvellous (sic) Doll" with small illustration of the 'Webber Singing Doll" See photo for the 5 2 1/4 inch ad which has very tiny text. This was 8 years before the famous 'Edison... See More  

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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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$55.00
656908

West Jersey and Seashore Railroad...

Item #656908

November 10, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 10, 1906



The prime feature of this issue are the images related to the West Jersey and Seashore Railroad, which include a map of the electrified portion, the motor cars, and the power house.  Additional images and ads are prevalent throughout.



Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition. Front page does have a library stamp in the upper m... See More  

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$44.00
656874

Palace Hotel in Denver...

Item #656874

May 21, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 21, 1892  The front cover has "Iron and Steel in Large Buildings -- The Palace Hotel, Denver, Col." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Fast Ships in Prospect" with illustrations of "The City of Paris" and "The City of New York"; "Morris' Railway Signal"; "Improved Locomotive Steam Cr... See More  

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656847

The discovery of x-rays by accident... Vanderbilt's Biltmore castle...

Item #656847

February 01, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 1, 1896  Page 3 has a notable report "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" which is the accounting of how the discovery of x-rays was made by accident.

The front page shows the United States Navy Yard in New York. Also within the issue are articles: "A Twenty-Five Cent Bicycle" made of wood; Mr. Vanderbilt's estate, Biltmore showing two ... See More  

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656335

Theatrical special effects... Indian motorcycle...

Item #656335

April 26, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 26, 1913  The full ftpg. shows: "A Fireless Fire on the State - 16 Men & Elaborate Devices are Required to Produce the Effect". More inside with article: "The Elements on the Stage - Thunder Lightning, Wind, Rain and Fire" with 5 additional prints on how those effects are produced.

Near the back is a nice, illustrated advertisement... See More  

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656333

George Eastman receives a patent for his camera...

Item #656333

September 22, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 22, 1888  Although quite significant for any collector of vintage cameras, one of the back page has the "Index of Inventions" showing over 100 which have recently been awarded, one being: "Camera, G. Eastman....388,850". This was for his first roll film not requiring support.

Various illustrations of recent invention of the day, many q... See More  

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656304

First automobile advertisement in America...

Item #656304

December 10, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 10, 1898 A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue). 
The top of the back page has an advertisement heade
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656303

Tractor... Cow milker...

Item #656303

February 17, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 17, 1877  The front page of the issue contains a large illustration "Frick & Co.'s Eclipse Agricultural Engine" and accompanying article. Within the issue is "Secchi's Solar Photographic Instrument"; "Melling's Improvements in Safety Valves"; "Knollin's Cow Milker"; "Hydraulic Punching Mac... See More  

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$27.00
656211

Making Ivory Soap float... A new fire escape...

Item #656211

April 01, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York City, April 1, 1882  Amongst the vast variety of inventions and mechanical improvements which are found throughout this issue--many of which are illustrated--is a  fascinating little article titled: "Floating Soap".

Portions of it include: "...the peculiarity of the soap they were using. When one of the men had soaped himself he would drop th... See More  

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656197

How cartoons are made...

Item #656197

October 14, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916  The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Fil... See More  

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$115.00
655956

The death of Marchese Guglielmo Marconi...

Item #655956

July 20, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 20, 1937



* Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report)

* Wireless telegraphy inventor




The front page has a five column headline: "Marconi, Inventor of Wireless, Dies" with subhead. (see) A few related photos on the back page.

Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holding... See More  

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655452

Very early typewriter, with an illustration...

Item #655452

December 06, 1856

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 6, 1856  An inside page has a fascinating article and illustration of: "Cooper's Hand Printing Machine" with a descriptive article headed: "Hand Printing Machine". The "Virtual Antique Typewriter Museum" notes that this is a unique piece; only one example of this machine is known to exist.

This may well be the earliest pri... See More  

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$139.00
655279

Gandhi, Thomas Edison, and Al Capone...

Item #655279

February 25, 1931

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Feb. 25, 1931  The front page has a large photo of Gandhi with the caption: "Gandhi Happy To Be Free Again." Also on the front page is an interesting article regarding Albert Einstein: "Einstein Used the Cigarette Relatively." Page 3 has a 2-column, two-line heading regarding Al Capone: "CAPONE ELUDES THE CROWDS AND GOES BEFORE U.... See More  

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655056

Color cover of the Panama-Pacific Exposition...

Item #655056

December 06, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - "Panama-Pacific International Exposition" issue, New York, Dec. 6, 1913  Features a very nice color cover of the Exposition. Also a nice doublepg. of photos inside. Color back cover for "Victor Talking Machine".

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wear & light dirtiness at the margins, good condition.

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$29.00
655055

Color cover of the Panama-Pacific Exposition...

Item #655055

December 06, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - "Panama-Pacific International Exposition" issue, New York, Dec. 6, 1913  Features a very nice color cover of the Exposition. Also a nice doublepg. of photos inside. Color back cover for "Victor Talking Machine".

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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$35.00
655050

The Kodak instant camera is invented...

Item #655050

September 15, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 15, 1888  The front page has an informative article headed "Instantaneous Photography" which includes a nice 3 1/2 by 7 1/2 inch illustration of the "Kodak Camera Shutter" and another illustration of this box-style camera: "The Kodak Camera--Actual Size--Made By The Eastman Dry Plate And Film Company, Rochester, N.Y."

The rep... See More  

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$225.00
654519

Early airplanes nearly collide...

Item #654519

June 20, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 20, 1914  Full front page duotone photo: " A Close Shave In The Air" shows two planes in a near mid-air collision. Report inside with 5 photos and a diagram: "The Langley Aeroplane Construction and Control Mechanism".

Complete in 16 pages, a small piece from the lower blank margin, several archival mends inside & several tears ... See More  

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$23.00
654518

Early airplanes nearly collide...

Item #654518

June 20, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 20, 1914  Full front page duotone photo: " A Close Shave In The Air" shows two planes in a near mid-air collision. Report inside with 5 photos and a diagram: "The Langley Aeroplane Construction and Control Mechanism".

Complete in 16 pages, small library stamp in an upper corner, very nice, clean condition.

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$34.00
654234

On the 1927 Founding of television...

Item #654234

April 09, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1927



* John Baird - father of television

* Atlantic Ocean transmission



Page 5 has one column headings that read: "Says His Television Has Spanned Ocean" "J. L. Baird, British Inventor, Promises to Give New York-London Demonstration". (see) A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only t... See More  

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$43.00
654087

Ice skating chair...

Item #654087

November 09, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 9, 1867  The front cover of this issue is "The Turkish Mosque in the Paris Exposition" an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "Althouse's Combined Scissors and Buttonhole Cutter"; "Adamson's Skating Device"; "Swinnerton's Horse Hay Rake and Gatherer"; and additional illustrations, article... See More  

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$28.00
653753

First person to die by means of the electric chair...

Item #653753

August 16, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 16, 1890



* William Francis Kemmler

* 1st electric chair execution




Page 2 has an entire column taken up with an historic report headed: "The First Electrical Execution" being a report of the electrocution of William Kemmler (see photos). A fascinating article with interesting & graphic details of the process, and even more significant to have... See More  

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$80.00
653739

Thomas Edison invention from 1891...

Item #653739

July 25, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 25, 1891



* Thomas Edison invention

* Electric Motor & Dynamo


This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for some front page margin wear) and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following: Edison Motor - Mixer - Edison Motor Switch, with corresponding text (see images f
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$68.00
653251

Tea culture in India...

Item #653251

June 10, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1876  The front page has "Balestrieri's System of Illumination" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial Exposition"; "Walton's Turbine Water Wheel"; "The Culture and Preparation of Tea in Sikkim, India"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pa... See More  

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$28.00
653249

"A Talk with Wilbur Wright"...

Item #653249

October 23, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 23, 1909  The front of the issue contains two illustrations "The 'Narwahl' Cruising at the Surface" and "The 'Narwahl' Latest and Largest of the United States Submarines" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is a text report "A Talk with Wilbur Wright"; "The Aviation Meet at Berlin and L... See More  

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$48.00
653248

Silk industry in India...

Item #653248

November 02, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 2, 1895  The cover has "The Cotton States Exhibition, Atlanta, GA" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Long's Machine for Sawing Mouldings"; "The Silk Industry in India"; "Fair Haven and Westville Electric Railroad"; "The Transsiberian Railway"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisem... See More  

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$31.00
653131

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #653131

January 04, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again"  showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.

There are many other prints in the i... See More  

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$255.00
653088

The death of Marchese Guglielmo Marconi...

Item #653088

July 24, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1937



* Guglielmo Marconi burial (1st report)

* Wireless telegraphy inventor




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "MARCONI BURIED; 300,000 PAY HONOR" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.... See More  

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$45.00
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