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648018

On the 1928 Founding of television...

Item #648018

February 21, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1928



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions



Page 27 has a one column heading: "Baird Puts Television on Sale; Opening Branch in Selfridge's" A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but societ... See More  

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647963

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #647963

June 26, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  This issue contains a full page with 4 illustrations of "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an early pitching machine! Other items with the issue are: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the... See More  

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647960

Leaning Tower of Pisa in detail...

Item #647960

February 29, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 29, 1868  The front page has "The New Suspension Bridge over the Cumberland, at Nashville, Tenn." with an accompanying article.  Also on the front cover and continuing inside is "Editorial Correspondence" which is a detailed article on the Leaning Tower of Pisa. No illustrations are included. Inside the issue is: "Turning a... See More  

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647959

Steamship Columbia... novel swimming device...

Item #647959

May 22, 1880

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1880  The front page has "Babcock & Wilcox Boilers at the Standard Oil Company's Refinery Greenpoint, L.I." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Novel Swimming Device"; "The Holden Ice Machine"; "Pike's Hot-Blast Boiler Furnace"; "Pease's Oil-Testing Apparatus"; "The Ne... See More  

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647715

On the 1927 Founding of television...

Item #647715

September 09, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1927



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions



The front page has one column headings that include: "NOCTOVISOR REVEALS FACE 200 MILES OFF" "Baird, Inventor, Sends His Own Image from Leeds to London for the New York Times" and more. (see) A very significant report during the founding of television, an inve... See More  

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647597

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #647597
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 



* Published by P. T. Barnum



Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller... See More  

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647586

Thomas Edison Honored In 1928....

Item #647586

October 21, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1928.



* Inventor Thomas Alva Edison

* Honored By President Calvin Coolidge




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IS DECORATED BY NATION AND HAILED BY THE PRESIDENT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news of
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647524

Babe Ruth birthday photo... Thomas Edison...

Item #647524

February 17, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), February 17, 1929



* Babe Ruth birthday photo

* Thomas Edison & Henry Ford




This section is loaded with photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion and much more. The front page has a photo titled: "A Birthday Cake Fit Four A Sultan: Babe Ruth" Also 2 related photos regarding Thomas Edison's birthday as well.

Complete rotograv... See More  

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647218

Very unusual bicycle "improvement"...

Item #647218

May 29, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1869  The front page features an interesting print of a rather wacky bicycle called: "White's Improved Bicycle" which has a related article: "A New Style of Velocipede". Obviously it never caught on.

Many other articles & prints of inventions & improvements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, minima... See More  

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647216

Health Spa... Hay Elevator...

Item #647216

July 29, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 29, 1876  The front page features a large illustration "the Pneumatic Health institute, at Milan, Italy" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: Hofecker's Car Brake"; Smith's Hay Elevator and Carrier"; Clark's Steam Governor"; "Canan's Hydraulic Anchor Lift"; and more articles, illustrations and ad... See More  

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647200

Steamboat fire engines....

Item #647200

February 16, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 16, 1884  The full ftpg. is a very dramatic print of: "The Floating Steam Fire Engines of New York--Burning of the Ferryboat Garden City" with an inset. Many other science-themed prints of inventions & improvements inside including; "A Snow Plow on te Grand Trunk Railway, Canada" "Terry's Boat Tricycle" & ma
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646877

The development of television...

Item #646877

January 23, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1926 



* First television transmission

* John Logie Baird




On the website: "Television History - The first 75 Years" is found: "On January 23, 1926, John Logie Baird (of Scotland) gave the world's first public demonstration of a mechanical television apparatus to approximately 40 members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory on Frit... See More  

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646799

New York Times Building...

Item #646799

August 25, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 25, 1888  The front page features: "The New 'Times' 'Building, New York--Erection of the New Structure Prior to Removal of the Old One." with a related article inside. Also within the issue are: "Improved Refrigerating Machine" "The New Rouen Bridge" and additional illustrations and advertisements.

Sixteen pages,... See More  

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646798

The New Tower Bridge in London is opened...

Item #646798

August 04, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894  The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and adv... See More  

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646617

Panama or Nicaragua for the canal?...

Item #646617

January 18, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 18, 1902  The cover has "Comparison of the Panama and Nicaragua Canal Routes" with accompanying article. Also inside are: "The Drilling of Submarine Oil Wells as Performed at Summerland, Cal."; "The Bardon Alcohol Automobile"; "Some Experiments with Wireless Telegraphy"; and more articles, illustrations and adverti... See More  

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646616

Edison's Micro-Tasimeter...

Item #646616

June 22, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 22, 1878 This issue contains an article and print describing "Edison's Micro-Tasimeter". The front page features "The International Avenue at the Paris Exhibition. Other articles: "Horizontal Engine with Collmann's Valve Gear"  "Ether Ice-making Machine" "Holcomb's Hot Air Furnace" "Birds of Para... See More  

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646426

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

Item #646426

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 t... See More  

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646417

Remington Firearm Company...

Item #646417

September 03, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 3, 1881  The full front page is a great montage of prints captioned; 'The Manufacture of Firearms - Armory of E. Remington & Sons, Ilion, N.Y." which shows the various steps in their creation. Inside has a full page article on it: "The firearms Manufacture"..

While the front page containing the key images is very nice, the page cont... See More  

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646409

Very early typewriter, with an illustration...

Item #646409

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 prin... See More  

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646408

Very early typewriter, with an illustration...

Item #646408

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 prin... See More  

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$119.00
646311

The island of San Nicolas... Yacht racing...

Item #646311

October 07, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1899  The full ftpg. is taken up with two prints of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" with a related article inside. Other articles with photos/prints include: "Electrographs of the Electro-Static Current made Without a Camera" "A New Chainless Bicycle" "A Courthouse Going to Court" "Electrically
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646310

Locomotives and automobiles...

Item #646310

March 06, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1915  The front cover is a dramatic illustration of a locomotive rushing over a damaged bridge (see). Inside has many photos of the latest military-related items, plus some nice automobile advertisements as well, including a color back cover ad for the "Oldsmobile" (see).

Complete in 32 pages plus covers, two minor repairs at the blank spine... See More  

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646302

Photos of very early automobiles, one by Benz...

Item #646302

November 16, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 16, 1895  The ftpg. has 6 photos of: "The Atlanta Exposition" with text. Among many photos, illustrations & articles inside is a great article: "The Motocycle Race" which has photos of the: "Morris and Salom's Electrobat" and  "The Benz Motocycle", both very early versions of cars.

Sixteen pages, never b... See More  

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646215

Thomas Edison's last will and testament...

Item #646215

October 30, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 30, 1931



* re. Thomas Alva Edison death

* Official last will and testament




The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON LEFT ESTATE OF 14 MILLION" with subheads. (See)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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645859

Hydraulic lift bridge...

Item #645859

July 12, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 12, 1884  Taking most of the front page is a large illustrations plus two insets: "New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway.--Hydraulic Lift Bridge At Syracuse, N.Y." Also a report: "Hydraulic Lift Bridge."

Prints inside include: "Hand-Grenade Fire Extinguisher" "Attitude of a Soldier on the Battle-Field 24 Hours After ... See More  

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645858

Electric car...The Polyphone...

Item #645858

August 12, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 12, 1899  The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of the sailing yacht "Columbia" with an article & another page of photos inside. Inside photo of: "The Riker Electric Brougham" car, with text. Also a devise titled: "The Boxing Kangaroo". "The Polyphone--Novel Attachment for Phonographs" gives the machine two horns (s... See More  

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645841

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

Item #645841

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  The front page features a photo of Louis: "Pasteur" with a lengthy article on him as well. Other articles with illustrations include: "The Tool Steel Industry" "An Automatic Double Chisel Mortising Machine", a full page print of: "The Armored Cruiser Brooklyn, Launched at Philadelphia, October 2, 1895" and: ... See More  

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645645

Death of musician Frank Zappa...

Item #645645

December 06, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 6, 1993 



* Frank Zappa death (1st report)

* American musician - activist - filmmaker

* "The Mothers of Invention" rock band




The front page has a one column heading: "Frank Zappa, Iconoclast of Rock, Dies at 52" The article carries over to page 22 and includes a photo of him.

Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the ... See More  

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645641

Nice aviation issue...

Item #645641

October 25, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Oct. 25, 1913



* Gordon Bennett Trophy (aeroplanes)



A great aviation issue as the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a photo: "Front end of machine on which Prevost won the Gordon Bennett Cup". Two inside pages have more on: "The Rheims Aviation Meeting & the Gordon Bennett Cup Races - The Winners & Their Machines"

Complete i... See More  

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645356

Vicker's light machine gun...

Item #645356

February 03, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 3, 1912



* Crossing the Atlantic by Plane
* Vicker's Light Machine Gun


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Can the Atlantic Ocean Be Crossed In an Aeroplane", "Rice Terraces New Bannaue", "Savage Irrigat
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645355

Early 1910 Airplane exhibition... South Pole exploration...

Item #645355

April 09, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1910 



* Early airplanes

* Antarctica




The front page features several photos from: "The Olympia Aero Exhibition at London" as well as several more pages of airplane photos. Also: "The Oil Fields of the Gulf of Mexico" which includes a map; "The South Pole - the Coming Antarctic Expeditions" which would hav... See More  

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645349

The art of throwing a baseball, with illustrations...

Item #645349

July 31, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1886  An inside page has a fascinating full page of text and illustrations on: "The Art Of Pitching In Baseball" written by noted baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick. Perhaps not surprising given this is a scientific magazine, the analysis of the "pitch" is very scientific.

The prints shown (see photos) are captioned: "Diagram
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645345

Automobile Race... Gordon-Bennett Trophy...

Item #645345

July 25, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N.Y., July 25, 1903



* Gordon-Bennett Cup automobile race photos

* Athy, Kildare County, Irleand




Full front page has two photos: "The Automobile Race In Ireland For The Gordon-Bennett Trophy."



Inside has a report about the race that includes six more photos.



Other topics with photos and prints throughout this 16 page issue. Good condition.



wikipedia no... See More  

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645228

Early work on using fingerprints to determine identity...

Item #645228

May 29, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, May 29 1897  The ftpg. has nice prints of the rules of various European countries, at the center being: "Queen Victoria".

Other prints inside include: "The Terrible Fire at the Charity Bazar in Paris" "The Centennial Jubilee of the High Hat" "Centrifugal Pumping Engines for the Union Dry Dock, Newport" &quo
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645224

Emperor William I of Germany...

Item #645224

April 30, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 30, 1887  The full ftpg. is a nice print captioned: "His Imperial Majesty William I, King of Prussia, and German Emperor" with an article on him on pg. 2.

Prints & articles inside include: "William Denny" "New Water Works of Katatbeh" "Havre Exhibition Building" "Garson's Improved Suspens
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645223

Alexander Graham Bell receives his patent for the telephone...

Item #645223

April 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 8, 1876  This is a very historic issue in the well-known struggle for the patent for the telephone. See the photo below for the very significant, yet quite inconspicuous, recording of the patent number to Alexander Graham Bell for "Telegraphy", with the patent number noted.

All patents issued were published as such in Scientific American, an
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645222

Bird calls translated to music... King of Prussia & his family...

Item #645222

April 21, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 21, 1894  Various illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day including & ftpg. portrait of: "The Emperor William and His Family" who was emperor of Germany & King of Prussia. Inside has: "The War Steamer Fulton the First", "Launch of the First War Steamer, The
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645221

Scientific improvements & inventions of the day...

Item #645221

December 01, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 1, 1888  This magazine contains illustrations & text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day. Prints include: "Ampere" "The Russian Imperial Yacht Polar Star" "Explosion of a Petroleum Steamer at Calais, France" "Chart of a Horse, Showing at a Glance Many of the Diseases
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645220

Grapes in the San Joaquin Valley...

Item #645220

May 18, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, May 18, 1895  The ftpg. has a photo of: "Nicolas Pike, Naturalist, Author, Soldier, Consul" with a lengthy article on him as well. 

Prints inside include: "Wild Grape Vines in the upper San Joaquin Valley, California", "Proposed Bridge Across the Rhine at Bonn", "The Collapse of Saint Catherine's Tunnel
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645219

Much on Henry Stanley, the African explorer...

Item #645219

March 08, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 8, 1890 



* Henry Morton Stanley



The ftpg. has two prints on the noted African explorer Henry Stanley one showing his arrival at Cairo, Egypt. The article is headed: "Mr. Stanley's Latest African Discoveries" carrying over to page 2.

Other prints include: "The Screw Tug Kathleen" "The First Train Over t
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645218

Oliver Wendell Holmes on the front page...

Item #645218

December 22, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 22, 1894  Prints & articles include: "Recruiting for the Chinese Army", "French Methods of Electric Light Installation" "The Bank Vault Industry - Hardening the Plates in Salt Water" and "Three Hundred and Twenty Horse Power Gas Motor - Single Cylinder". The ftpg. is taken up with a nice print of: &q
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645205

Consstruction of the Bell telephone...

Item #645205

February 03, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 3, 1894  This is the front leaf only with most of it taken up with very nice prints captioned; "DETAILS OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE BELL TELEPHONE". Nice to have details displayed on the cover of this 1800's scientific publication.

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645194

Color cover... German submarine "Deutschland"...

Item #645194

February 10, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  February 10, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Aboard the Merchant Submarine 'Deutschland'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Facts About the Panama Canal"; "Where Science Joins Hands with Art - The Modern Taxidermy as Revealed in San Francisco's Great New Museum"; and more articles, illustrati... See More  

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644846

Early automobiles... horseless carriage...

Item #644846

May 03, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 3, 1902  The front page features six illustrations of "Some Continental Underground Roads (subways)" with an accompanying article inside. Articles within the issue are: "An Aeroplane Airship under Construction for the British War Office"; "Powerful Locomotive for Suburban Service"; Zuni, An Ancient City of The Pueblos"; and... See More  

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644830

Electric light patent to Thomas Edison...

Item #644830

March 19, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1881 



* Thomas Alva Edison

* Electric light patent
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 Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant item under the list of: "Index of Inventions For Which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted in the Week Ending Feb. 15, 1881" is an entry reading: "Electric light, T.A. Edison.....237,732". This was th... See More  

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$94.00
644753

Charles Goodyear & the rubber industry...

Item #644753

January 31, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Jan. 31, 1891  Among the articles is: "Charles Goodyear" which includes a print of him & a lengthy article on him and the rubber industry. Also within: "Flooding a Circus Ring" "A Theatrical Steamboat" "Water Softening and Purifying Apparatus" "Newer Physiology & Pathology" "Science in
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644751

Alfred Tennyson...

Item #644751

December 12, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 12, 1891  Among the various articles with prints are: "Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate of England", "The New British Cruiser Blake", "The Prince of Wales and Family", and "The Great Bell of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart" "Wildfowl Shooting in Scotland" & much more.

Sixteen pages, a
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644365

Honoring scientists...

Item #644365

January 30, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Jan. 30, 1897  The front pages is taken up with 9 portraits of: "Illustrious Philosophers of a Bygone Era" which include John Dalton, Edward Jenner, Sir William Herschel, James Watt, and Michael Farady among others. Inside has  5 prints of: "The Prince of Wales Opening the Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory, Adjoining the Royal In
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644251

Washing Machine...

Item #644251

December 02, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 2, 1868. The front page features "Reynolds' Steam Condensing and Water Elevating Engine". Inside the issue are: "Selfridge's Patent Washing Machine"; "Gear's Variety Planing and Molding Machine"; "Hattan's Patent Fireplace"; "Dimock's Thermo-Annuciator"; and additional illustrations, artic... See More  

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$24.00
644250

Erricsson's Caloric Engine...

Item #644250

November 08, 1851

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 8, 1851 The front page has two illustrations of a "Steam Engine Regulator". Inside the issue are illustrations of "Erricsson's Caloric Engine" and "A  Cheap Cottage". Also inside is the ruling of an infringement of patent case dealing with the McCormick's Reaper. Additional articles and advertisements are within as ... See More  

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$22.00
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