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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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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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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
643724

Rocket engines for earthly travel...

Item #643724

May 27, 1928

NEW YORK TIMES, section 3 only, May 27, 1928 Page 4 of this section has a very interesting article: "Transport By Rocket" sees the possibility of using rocket propulsion for more earthly travel, noting: "...Out of Max Valier's dram of rocketing from star to star comes this entirely new automobile & the promise of experimental railway cars and planes capable of making speeds ... See More  

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$38.00
643661

Charles Hamilton's remarvable 'cross-country' flight...

Item #643661

June 25, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1910 



* Aviator Charles K. Hamilton

* "crazy man of the air"




In an age when the railroad was transportation king, and the airplane was the next great transportation adventure, the front page could not be better. The full pg. is taken up with a print captioned: "Hamilton's biplane traveling above & beside the locomotive of ... See More  

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643469

Harold Frederick Pitcairn & the autogyro....

Item #643469

April 06, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1931



* Harold Frederick Pitcairn

* Autogyro aircraft invention

* Collier Trophy winner




Page 23 has a one column heading: "PITCAIRN IS WINNER OF COLLIER TROPHY" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Harold Frederick Pitcairn winning the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro. I suspect this is one of the few publications to... See More  

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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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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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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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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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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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$29.00
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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$30.00
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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$37.00
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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$31.00
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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$47.00
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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$33.00
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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$37.00
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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$32.00
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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$37.00
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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$32.00
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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$27.00
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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$37.00
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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$48.00
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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$35.00
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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$47.00
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