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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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$275.00
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
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
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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$28.00
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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$28.00
656912

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

Item #656912

October 12, 1895

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

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



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

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$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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$32.00
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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$88.00
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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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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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
... See More  

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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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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
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
652585

Reflections on the discoveries during 1851... The Crystal Palace...

Item #652585

January 03, 1852

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, January 3, 1852



* Reflections on the discoveries during 1851...

* The New York World's Fair and the Crystal Palace



Patents, new inventions and discoveries, and the mid 1800's world of science is explored within the pages of this issue from early 1852. Inside has two articles of particular interest: "Progress of Discovery During 1851" and "A World&... See More  

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$30.00
652553

Early Fire Escape...

Item #652553

February 23, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, February 23, 1889. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: GUN FACTORY - WIRE TIGHTENER - BRAKE SHOE - EAR PIERCER - FIRE ESCAPE - STEP LADDER & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when ... See More  

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$24.00
652384

For the ballooning enthusiast... Failed attempt to cross the Atlantic...

Item #652384

September 13, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 13, 1873  A nice issue for any ballooning enthusiast as the front page is taken up with 3 prints, the largest captioned: "The Great Transatlantic Balloon" with prints of its "aeronauts" and a detailed article. In reality they were forced to land in New England, never making it across any water, however this was the first attempt to cros... See More  

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651721

Panama Canal...

Item #651721

March 07, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 7, 1914  The color-cover front cover has "Problem of the Navy -- II. Sea Power and Our Foreign Policies The Navigating Lights of the Canal How the Lock Gates of Panama will be worked". Inside the issue is: "Waterspouts"; "A Great Brass Brain"; "Navigating Lights for the Panama Canal"; and more articles, illustrations... See More  

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651720

Radiography and X-Rays... Photos of the Cheyenne Indians...

Item #651720

April 11, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 11, 1896  The full ftpg. is a nice print: "M. De Morgan's Discoveries at Dahshur - Morgan Lifting a Golden Crown from the Mummy of Queen Khnemit at Dahshur". Page 2 has more on this with: "Ancient Egyptian Goldsmith's Work Discovered at Dahshur".

Other prints include: "With the Northern Cheyennes" "
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$37.00
651719

Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Number...

Item #651719

October 02, 1920

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 2, 1920  The issue also contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Representative Progress of the Past Seventy-Five Years; Seventy-Five Years of Invention; Civil engineering; Transportation by Sea and Land; Seventy-Five Years of Applied Electricity; The Rise of the Automobile; The Mastery of the Skies; From Wet Plate to Motion Pictures; and othe... See More  

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$85.00
651699

The death of Marchese Guglielmo Marconi...

Item #651699

July 21, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 21, 1937



* Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report)

* Wireless telegraphy inventor




The front page has a one column heading: "MARCONI MOURNED BY ENTIRE WORLD" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside with nice pictorial.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.... See More  

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$55.00
651496

The Russian telescope... Illusion tricks revealed...

Item #651496

April 07, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 7, 1883  The full ftpg. is taken up with an article and nice print of: "the Great Russian Telescope" at Pulkow, Russia. Inside has an article with 3 prints on: "Scientific Illusions - The Living Half Of A Woman" and: "Explanatory of the Talking Head".

Sixteen pages, very nice  condition.

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$29.00
651495

Equatorial telescope... Giant Heron...

Item #651495

December 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 15, 1883  The ftpg. is taken up with an article and print of: "The Great Equatorial Telescope of the Paris Observatory".  Inside has a print & article of the: "Giant Heron" among other prints & articles.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
651489

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

Item #651489

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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$34.00
651478

Skagway, Alaska...

Item #651478

January 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 11, 1908  The full ftpg. is a nice photo: "The Docks at Skagway, the Starting Point of the White Pass and Yukon Railroad". Inside has a related article: "The Most Wonderful Railroad of the North" with an additional 3 photos.

Sixteen pages, ever bound nor trimmed, minimal margin wear, good condition.

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$34.00
651298

Paper making...

Item #651298

October 04, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 4, 1913  The color-cover is an illustration of men working in a factory. Inside the issue is: "The New Argentine Dreadnought 'Rivadavia'"; "How Trees Are Converted Into Paper"; "How the Government Tests Paper"; "Recent Improvements in the Refrigerating Industry"; "A Car Designed for the New Subway"... See More  

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$29.00
651050

America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #651050
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East", and more.

The most significant co... See More  

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$63.00
650812

A wealth of inventions and period ads...

Item #650812

July 30, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1881  The front cover features "Ellithorp's Boot and Shoe Lasting Machine" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Adjustable Gun Stock"; "The Induction Balance used as a Bullet Finder"; "Maiche's Battery"; "Telescopic Views of the Great Comet of 1881"; "Trevor * Co's Slottin... See More  

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$30.00
650328

Concerns for political troubles in creating a new government...

Item #650328
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1784 

Among the articles are: "Ancient Customs Elucidated--The Feast of Yule" "History of the Race of Gypsies Further Illustrated" which takes nearly 3 pages; "An Account of the Experiments Made by the Aerostatic Machine of M.M. Montgolfier" the famous balloonist (see); and more.

There is over half a page on the Q... See More  

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$18.50
650087

Electric Edison torpedo...

Item #650087

July 26, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1890  The front page has an illustrations "The Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo -- The Torpedo at Full Speed -- Sectional View of the Torpedo" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Steel Cruiser Chicago, as She Appeared in the Mediterranean"; "Redwood Logging in California"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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$18.00
649935

Niagra Falls Industrial Number...

Item #649935

March 03, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 3, 1900. This Niagara Falls Industrial Number front page of this issue contains NIAGARA FALLS POWER PLANT with additional articles: Bird's-Eye View of Niagara Fall's, Electric Railway Through Niagara Gorge, the Cantilever Railroad Bridge across Niagara Gorge and more.



Complete in 16 pages, measuring about 11 by 15 1/2 inches, has very tiny... See More  

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$46.00
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