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642926

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Early view of Sydney, Australia...

Item #642926

June 18, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, June 18, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.

The text on the front page is: "The Pacific Railroad" and the print shows: "Thomas H. Be... See More  

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$57.00
642755

An award in Ben Franklin's honor... Indians kidnap several colonists...

Item #642755
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1753  Of particular interest is: "Annual Medal of the Royal Society" which has Ben Franklin's name on it. There is related text noting: "...This mark of distinction is double due to Mr. Franklin. It is due to him as a philosopher; it is due to him as a man. The successful experiments of this philosopher have given us probable ... See More  

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$59.00
642503

Madison Square Garden's Automobile Show...

Item #642503

January 31, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 31, 1903  The front cover of the issue is entitled "A New Derrick or 'Grasshopper' Elevator for Unloading Grain from Vessels" which is comprised of two illustrations with an additional illustration within the issue. Within the issue is: "Test of the 16-inch Army gun at Sandy Hook"; "The Landing of the Honolulu End of the ... See More  

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642502

Moving a large hotel at Coney Island...

Item #642502

April 14, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 14, 1888  The front cover has "Moving the Brighton Beach Hotel - General View of the Operations" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The New Steamship City of New York - 10,500 Tons, 560 Feet Length"; "The Roman Aqueduct at Nimes"; "The Waltham Non-Magnetic Watch" and more articles, illustrations and ... See More  

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642501

Opium manufacturing...

Item #642501

July 29, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 29, 1882  The front page is "The Manufacture of Opium" which is comprised of six illustrations with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue are: "Drain Cutter"; "Taylor's Cutter Bar for Reapers and Mowers"; "Tasker's Improved Thompson Pulverizer"; "John Scott Russell"; "Microscopical Ex... See More  

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$32.00
642178

Silverware manufacturing in 1874...

Item #642178

May 12, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 12, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: MANUFACTURING OF SILVERWARE - BRYANT VASE - CALCULATING MACHINE - FIRE ESCAPE & much more, with related text.

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640321

Vacuum tube lightning...

Item #640321

March 09, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 9, 1907  The cover has "The Telharmonium - An Apparatus for the Electrical Generation and Transmission of Music" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "The Passing of American Square--Rigged Vessels"; "A High-Speed Bavarian Locomotive"; "The Opium Industry"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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639721

Building the Brooklyn Bridge... The sea monster...

Item #639721

August 04, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877  The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. The balance of the issue is taken up with reports of other inventions and scientific/mechanical improvements. Also included: "The Sea Monster" with two illustrations of it.

Sixteen pages, very n... See More  

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639514

The Panama Canal...

Item #639514

June 03, 1905

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 3, 1905  The front cover has "History and Present Status of the Panama Canal" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Electric Mail Automobiles"; "Electric Dead Reckoner in Use on Yacht 'Valhalla'"; "The Grubb Gun-Sight"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty page... See More  

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$31.00
638524

New York City Fire Department...

Item #638524

September 14, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 14, 1867  This issue has a 1/3 page illustration "The Metropolitan Steam Fire Engine, No. 1., Employed by the New York Fire Department" with an accompanying article "Steam Fire Engines". Also within this issue is:"Howard's Patent Horse Rake"; "Franklin's Suspended Lever Scale"; and additional illu
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$64.00
637923

Road cleaning machine... Voice inscribing speech...

Item #637923

September 03, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 3, 1892  The front cover is captioned: "The New High-Service Water Tower, Brooklyn, N. Y., and Prospect Park Plaza". Within the issue are: "Betten's Rotary Engine" "J. J. Astor's Pneumatic Road-Cleaning Machine" "Abbot Rousselot's Apparatus for Inscribing Speech" "Masthead Electric Illumination"... See More  

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637922

Edison's latest...

Item #637922

January 22, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1898  The front cover is a large print captioned: "The Edison Magnetic Concentrating Works - The Giant Rolls" with additional illustrations & text inside. Also inside: "An Improved Telephone Transmitter" "The King Gasoline Launch Engine" "The Mietz & Weiss Kerosene Engine"  and many more articles, ... See More  

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637849

Guglielmo Marconi radio waves for ships......

Item #637849

July 31, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1934



* Guglielmo Marconi invention

* Ultra short wave wireless radio

* For ship navigation in the blind




The front page has a one column heading: "DEVICE BY MARCONI GUIDES SHIP IN FOG" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newspr... See More  

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$33.00
637496

Death of Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine...

Item #637496

October 19, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 19, 1867  The front page has an article headed: "Obituary" on the death of Elias Howe, Jr., the inventor of the sewing machine. The front page includes a nice illustration of Howe. Inside the issue is "The French Iron-Clad Ram 'Taureau'";"Minor & Ward's Road Repairing Machine and Cotton Land Ridger"; and addi... See More  

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$36.00
637495

Proposed bridge over the British Channel...

Item #637495

May 21, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 21, 1870  The front cover has "Newell's Oscillating Sofa, Table and Couch for Vessels" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Deep-Sea Piers for a Proposed Bridge to Cross the British Channel"; "Komp's Combined Punching and Eyelet-Inserting Machine"; "Leonard's Tool Holder and Grindstone Dressing Ma... See More  

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637440

Wesson cooking oil pioneer death...

Item #637440

May 23, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1934



* David Wesson death

* Cottonseed oil pioneer

* All-vegetable shortenings




The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "DAVID WESSON, 73, INVENTOR, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of David Wesson, food chemist who developed the novel process for deodorizing cottonseed oil for commercial use. I suspect this is one o... See More  

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637289

Founding of television...

Item #637289

February 04, 1927

NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1927 



* Early television tests

* John Logie Baird




Page 6 has one column headlines that include: "GLASGOW LISTENS TO SOUND OF FACES" "Television Inventor Shows How Image of Every Substance Emits Distinctive Refrain" "Baird Describes Research" and more. See photos for text.

This was a very significant report concerning the foundi... See More  

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637254

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #637254

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Page 3 has a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its perfor... See More  

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637248

The Winton racing automobile...

Item #637248

October 28, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 28, 1899  Inside has a nice photo of: "The Winton Racing Vehicle" with a related article. Other prints include: "Wireless Telegraphy at the Yacht Races" "Great Pier at Pot Los Angeles" 'The Isthmus, Catalina Island".

Eight pages, perforated library stamp at the top, various mends near the margins some effecting prints... See More  

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637245

The new bridge at Keokuk, Iowa...

Item #637245

May 23, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  May 23, 1874  Among the prints within is a very nice, full page print: "Road & Railway Bridge Over the Mississippi, at Keokuk, Iowa". Other prints include: "McGinty's Picket Fence" "Improved Work Holder for Lathes" "The Albion Boiler" and more.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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637244

Ice boating on the Hudon River...

Item #637244

February 03, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872  Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more.

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large s... See More  

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637129

Kodak Camera founder George Eastman in 1930..

Item #637129

February 17, 1930

NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1930



* George Eastman gets recognition 

* Kodak camera inventor - roll film



This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 12 that include: "EASTMAN TO GET CHEMISTRY MEDAL" "Retired Camera Manufacturer Honored by Institute for Fostering Research" "A Pioneer In His Field" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

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637104

Man in an electric chair...

Item #637104

June 30, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 30, 1888  The ftpg. shows: "New Bridge Over Kill Van Kull--The Largest Draw in the World". This bridge connected New Jersey & New York via Staten Island.

Inside has an illustration captioned: "Execution by Electricity, Shortly to Be Introduced in N.Y. State" with a related article on the details headed: "Execution by Electricit... See More  

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637103

Yacht racing in the America's Cup...

Item #637103

October 14, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1899  The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" showing the 'Columbia' and the 'Shamrock' with more photos & a related article inside. Inside also has a photo of: "An Electric Demi-Coach", an early automobile, and one of an Egyptian war chariot.

Sixteen pages, a few m
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636765

Dolbear's new telephonic system...

Item #636765

June 18, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1881  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Professor A. E. Dolbear's New Telephonic System" which is comprised of several illustrations. Within the issue is "Feast of Strange Fish"; "Photographing the Vibrations of the Voice" and many more articles and advertisements.

Sixteen pages, minor loss at the blank lower m... See More  

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636677

Fire hydrant system... Alexander Graham Bell... Motion pictures...

Item #636677

June 04, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 4, 1910 



* Firefighting - firetrucks



The front page is captioned: "Fire Fighting Without Fire Engines" which shows the use of the new fire hydrant system (see).

Within the issue: "A Commercial Rotary Engine" "A Giant Ruhmkorff Coil" "How to Escape from a Sunken Submarine" "Alexander Graham Bell and the Tel... See More  

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636659

Hot Springs in Arkansas...

Item #636659
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1878  Featured in this issue is an article "The Hot Springs of Arkansas". Other articles are: "A Glimpse of Prague"; "Sappho"; "On the Welsh Border"; "Life on Broadway"; "Popular Exposition of Some Scientific Experiments"; "A Turko-Russian War; A Year of American Travel"... See More  

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636636

Boston's New Elevated Railroad...

Item #636636

November 02, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 2, 1901 The front page of this issue has five photos of "Boston's New Elevated Railroad." The largest photo shows the interior of the north terminal of Sullivan Square Station. A related article is inside. Other articles include: Four-Motor Equipments; The Bursting of Fowling Pieces; The Great Caisson Employed in Building the Drydock... See More  

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636501

Thomas Edison's court case... 400th anniversary of Columbus' arrival in America...

Item #636501

October 15, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 15, 1892  The front page shows: "The New Santa Maria, Replica of Columbus' Vessel, which is to be Sailed Across the Atlantic", celebrating the 400th anniversary. Items inside include: "Baker's Rocking Chair Fan" "Front View of the Apparatus for Lifting Blocks of Beton and Carrying them to the Car" "Edison's Pat... See More  

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636488

A new iron-clad torpedo boat...

Item #636488

November 16, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 16, 1878  The front page has a nice print of: "Captain Ericsson's New Torpedo Boat, the Destroyer" with a detailed article as well. Many other unrelated prints inside as well including several of early engines, a nice print of the: "Locomotive for the Metropolitan Elevated Railway, New York City" "Some Modifications of the Micro... See More  

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636487

The new freight steamer 'City of Fall River'...

Item #636487

May 05, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 5, 1883  The entire front page features nice prints of the: "New Freight Steamer City of Fall River", with detailed text as well. Other items inside include: "Improved Double Cylinder Air Compressor" "Parker's Steam Digger" "Hill's Universal Grinding Machine" and more.

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, g... See More  

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636347

Early on the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #636347

August 11, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 11, 1877  The front page features a print of: "The Great Suspension Bridge Between New York & Brooklyn - The Cable Fastenings", being the famous Brooklyn Bridge. Much inside, including: "Havens' New Telephone" and a nice print: "The Great Suspension Bridge Between New York & Brooklyn--View Looking From Brooklyn".

S... See More  

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636346

George Westinghouse, Engineer and Inventor...

Item #636346

June 29, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 29, 1912, New York  The front cover is a photo of "George Westinghouse, Engineer and Inventor" with an accompanying article inside the issue. Inside the issue is: "A Journey in a Passenger-carrying Zeppelin Airship";  "The Galveston Causeway"; "New Ideas About Lightning"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements... See More  

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636295

Building the Brooklyn Bridge... The sea monster...

Item #636295

August 04, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877 



* Brooklyn Bridge - East River

* Under construction print




The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. The balance of the issue is taken up with reports of other inventions and scientific/mechanical improvements. Also included: "The Sea M... See More  

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636270

Early Coca-Cola advertisement...

Item #636270

August 11, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 11, 1906  The front page of the issue is captioned: "The American Flamingo and Its Curious Nest of Mud" with additional photos inside . Within the issue is "Novel Types of French Commercial Automobiles"; and many more articles and advertisements. Also within is a quarter-page Coca-Cola advertisement.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More  

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636028

California raisin culture...

Item #636028

January 05, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 5, 1901  The ftpg. has six photos of: "The Raisin Industry Of California" showing fields, workers picking & drying raisins, the packing process, etc. The report: "California Raisin Culture" talks about the industry at Fresno.

Also in the issue are: "A Pyrotechnic Fire-Alarm" "New French Armored Cruiser 'Montcal... See More  

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636026

Optical lantern for film and theatrical productions...

Item #636026

January 20, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 20, 1894  Ftpg. has three illus: "New Optical Lantern And Electric Lamp" a device used in photo-lithography and copying, micro photography, for theatrical effects & any application where artificial light was desired. This articles carries to an inside page where is a print of the: "Dissolving View Lantern" (see).

Sixteen pages, neve
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636024

The somersaulting automobile, carnival attraction...

Item #636024

February 09, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 9, 1907  The front page has four photos of: "The Somersaulting Automobile", a carnival attraction where the vehicle actually circles in the air. Other items in the issue are: "The Accident to the Stanley Steam Racing Car at Ormond Beach" "The Somersaulting Automobile"; "The Battleship of the Future" & so much more... See More  

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635864

War Issue No. 5...

Item #635864

February 06, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 6, 1915 The front color-cover is an illustration entitled "Ware Issue No. 5 - Our National Defences" and shows troops in the snow. Inside the issue is: "The United States Dreadnought 'Arkansas'"; I - The United Stated an Undefended Treasure Land"; "The Navy - Our First Line of Defense"; "The Art of Deception in... See More  

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635862

The Italian Navy...

Item #635862

June 12, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 12, 1915 The front cover is an illustration entitled "Using the Searchlight to Repel a Night Attack". Inside the issue is: "The Italian Navy"; "The Use of Poisonous Gases in Warfare"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages and in good condition. Never bound.

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635861

WWI warfare...

Item #635861

December 04, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 4, 1915 The color-cover is an illustration of soldiers using a searchlight to find zepplins. Inside the issue is: "The Intermittent Waterfall"; "Recent German Naval Construction"; The Future of Radio Telephony"; "The Passing of the Steam Locomotive"; "The Manufacture of English 12-Inch Guns"; "Electricity in ... See More  

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635857

Monorail train...

Item #635857

March 27, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 27, 1915 The cover is entitled "A Fast Monorail Train Crossing a Valley" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Rescue Company No. 1 of the New York Fire Department"; "The Principles of Radio-Telephony"; "Building a Lighthouse on Shifting Sand"; "The Superheated Steam Unit"; "Radio Telephone an... See More  

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635752

Atlantic steamships...

Item #635752

December 20, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 20, 1913  The color-cover is entitled "The Lofty Crow's Nest of an Ocean Liner". Inside the issue is: "The Fifth Award of the Scientific American Medal"; "Inspecting Track Scales for the United States Government"; "A Fort That Travels on Wheels"; "Atlantic Steamships -- A Retrospect"; "How Many ... See More  

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635749

The Panama Canal builder, Col. George Washington Goethals... Aeroplane race in Europe...

Item #635749

June 10, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1911  The front cover of the issue is entitled "Col. George Washington Goethals, Canal Builder" with further information inside. Within the issue is "The Paris-Rome-Turin Aeroplane Race"; "Waterspouts - Facts and fictions Concerning Them"; "'Mad Dogs' and Hydophobia - Rabies Before and After Pasteur"; &quo... See More  

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$45.00
635618

Naval review in New York City...Ice harvesting...

Item #635618

October 12, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 12, 1912  The color-cover is an illustration of a foundry. Inside the issue is: "The Imposing Naval Review at New York"; "How One County Built a Good Road"; "Harvesting Ice by Electric Power"; "Labor-saving Duplicating Machines for the Office"; "Labor-saving Devices That Produce Automobiles"; and more art... See More  

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635617

Quebec Bridge...

Item #635617

September 29, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1917  The color-cover front has a caption "Camouflage Robes Worn by the Crew of a French Anti-Aircraft Cannon" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "Building the Quebec Bridge"; "The Submarine Problem -- XVI"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages and in ver... See More  

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$39.00
635616

Study of Aeroplane...

Item #635616

April 04, 1914

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 4, 1914  The color-cover front cover a man looking through a high-power telescope and has an inset of the surface of the moon in the corner. Inside the issue is: "Traveling Greenhouses"; "The Problem of our Navy"; "How the Scientists Are Studying the Aeroplane"; "The Most Powerful Government Wireless Plant"; and more... See More  

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635258

Founding the Lick Observatory... Property values in Northern California...

Item #635258

March 01, 1876

WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 



* Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding



The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be ... See More  

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$87.00
634626

The White Star Liner "Adriatic"...

Item #634626

May 25, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 25, 1907  The front cover has "The White Star Liner 'Adriatic'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Charles Haynes Haswell"; "Building a Town Site by Suction Dredge" (Galveston); and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in twenty pages with a couple non-archival mends, otherwise in g... See More  

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634621

American racing cars...

Item #634621

May 27, 1905

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 27, 1905  The front cover has "The Start of the 3,000-Mile Ocean Cup Race" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The First Oregon Locomotive"; "The Cobra"; "The Renaissance of the Bayonet"; "American Racing Cars for the International Cup Race"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements... See More  

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$27.00
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