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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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$24.00
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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$29.00
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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$28.00
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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$27.00
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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634616

New York City's speedway... making fire crackers...

Item #634616

March 31, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 31, 1894  The front cover has "The New Speedway of the City of New York" which includes several illustrations with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Gaillardet's Steam Carriage"; "American Manufacture of Fire Crackers"; "Improved 160 Ton Crane"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

C... See More  

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634570

Early inventions...

Item #634570

May 14, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 14, 1870  The front cover has "Ames' Portable Engine for Agricultural Use" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improvements in Welding Metal Plates"; "Obituary - Zerah Colburn, Engineer, and Leading Writer of Engineering Papers"; "Geer's Improved Cherry Stoner"; and more articles, illustrations ... See More  

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634567

Early inventions...

Item #634567

March 28, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 28, 1896  The front cover has "The New Electric Railway at Niagara - the Great Gorge Rapids as Seen from the Cars" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Eight Inch Precision Lathe"; "Manufacture of Kid Gloves"; "A Great Coal Dock on Lake Superior"; "'After the Flood' at the Olympia" ma... See More  

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634534

Death of Samuel F. B. Morse...

Item #634534

April 13, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1872  The front cover has "Goodwin's Method of Propelling Canal Boats" with an accompanying article.

Inside the issue is a text report "Death of Samuel F. B. Morse". "After a few days' illness which, with his great age, led to anticipation of a fatal result, Professor Morse died at ten minutes before eight o'clock ... See More  

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634501

Very unique wheeling skates...

Item #634501

March 19, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1870  The front cover has "Thomas L. Luder's Pedespeed" and "Clark's Multiplying-Pressure Fan Blower" with accompanying articles. Inside the issue is: "Products of the Pine Forest"; "Russell's Support For Mill Spindles"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, ... See More  

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634500

Yachting...

Item #634500

September 21, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 21, 1895  The front cover has "Fine Hammered Iron Work - How to Forge a Rose" which has many small illustrations and an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Manufacture of Horn Combs"; "A Portable Electric Propeller for Boats"; "The Evolution of the International Racing Yacht"; "The Yacht America,... See More  

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634401

Admiral Dewey...

Item #634401

August 19, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 19, 1899  The front cover has "Admiral Dewey at Trieste, Austria" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Experimental Tea Growing in the United States"; "Edward Orton" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages and in very nice condition. Never bound.

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634400

War ship Olympia...

Item #634400

March 21, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 21, 1896  The front cover has "The United States Protected Cruiser Olympia" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Great Ice Skating Rink, Washington, D.C."; "Preparation of Lamb and Kid Skins for Gloves"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages and in very nice condition.... See More  

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634367

Early inventions...

Item #634367

November 24, 1860

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 24, 1860  The front cover has "Christman's Improved Brick Elevator" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Lyman's Improved Protracting Trigonometer"; "Cook's Improved Veneer Cutter"; "Sutton's Improved Sleigh Coupling"; "Improved Skate and Ankle Brace"; and more article... See More  

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634327

Largest hotel, the Lindell House...

Item #634327

December 22, 1860

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 22, 1860  The front cover has "Huntington's Improved Snow Power" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Largest Hotel in the World" which was the Lindell House in St. Louis, Missouri. This was destroyed by fire in 1867 as reported in the Harper's Weekly issue dated April 20, 1867; "Crandall's Hydraul... See More  

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634316

Mount Rainier, Washington...

Item #634316

July 27, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 27, 1895  The front cover has "The Lake Steamer North Land" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Barathon's Propeller Life Buoy"; "Caballero's Air Vessel"; "The Cornell University Crew on the Thames, England"; "A Sectional Side Launch Dock"; "Mount Rainier, Washington"; and m... See More  

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633952

Grant's Tomb...

Item #633952

April 30, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 30, 1892  The front cover has "The Grant Monument to be Erected at Riverside Park, New York City" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Improved Charter Gas Engine"; "Twin Screw Triple Expansion Engines of H. M. First-Class Cruiser Edgar..."; "Scientific Tricks with Billiard Balls and Coins"; and mo... See More  

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633919

Carpet stretcher...

Item #633919

June 26, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  June 26, 1869 The front cover has "Nichol's Improved Shears" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Watch Protector"; "Tichenor's Improved Inhaler"; "Weaver's Carpet Stretcher and Fastener"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite staining on ... See More  

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633881

Color cover...

Item #633881

September 22, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  September 22, 1917  The colored cover is entitled "Salved Vessel Crashing Through the Bulkhead Erected to Keep Out the Surf" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "German's Gotha Battleplane and its Machine-gun Tunnel"; "Fighting with Axe and Saw"; "The Submarine Problem - XV"; and more articles, ill... See More  

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633878

Suspension bridge proposed over the Hudson River...

Item #633878

March 16, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  March 16, 1895  The front cover has "The Manufacture of Naphtha Launches by the Gas Engine and Power Company" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Large-Size Bolt Cutter and Nut Tapper"; "Bird's Eye View of the Cotton States and International Exposition at Atlanta, GA., to be Opened Sept. 15 1895"; "The... See More  

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633801

Yachting, The Defender...

Item #633801

November 15, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  May 25, 1895  The front cover has "The New American Yacht The Defender" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Schmitt's Life Line Throwing Apparatus"; "Radial Drilling, Tapping, and Studding Machine"; "Suspended Railway Systems"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixt... See More  

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633797

Steam yachts...

Item #633797

November 15, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  November 15, 1884 The front cover has "American Steam Yachts -- The Atalanta and The Yosemite" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Coleman's Cane Planting Machine"; "The Electric Torchlight Procession in New York"; "The Woman Without A Body"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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633775

Yachting...

Item #633775

May 22, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1886  The front cover has "The New Racing Sloop Yacht Atlantic" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Triple Expansion Engines"; "A Scythian Chariot"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite dirtiness to the cover, non-archival mends to at the centerfold ma... See More  

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633774

French steamship La Bourgogne...

Item #633774

May 01, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 1, 1886  The front cover has "The New French Atlantic Steamship La Bourgogne" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improved Concrete Making Machine"; "Othniel Charles Marsh"; "A Novel Mode of Feeding Lambs"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite di... See More  

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633773

Yachting...

Item #633773

September 18, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 18, 1886  The front cover has "Illustrations of the British Yacht Galatea" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Michel Eugene Chevreul"; "Illustrations of the american Yacht Mayflower"; "The Acme Automatic Safety Engine, with Bryant's Patent Boiler"; "Dann & Lapp's Long Distance Te... See More  

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633772

Aerial ascensions...

Item #633772

March 12, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1892  The front cover has "A Fast Locomotive of Forty Years Ago" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Hanlon's Automatic Water Feeder for Low Pressure Steam Boilers"; "Hill Terraces, California"; "Parmenter's Railroad Signal"; "Apparatus for Aerial Ascensions, Designed in 1849"; a... See More  

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633770

Views in Alaska...

Item #633770

April 13, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1889  The front cover has "The Remarkable Glaciers, Waterfalls, Mountains, and Harbors of Alaska" with an inside article "Views of Alaska". Inside the issue is: "Large Twin Gas Engine"; "Reid's Duplex Pump and Condenser"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages and in n... See More  

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633767

Hudson River Tunnel...

Item #633767

February 04, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 4, 1882  The front cover has "The Hudson River Tunnel - New York End" with several small illustrations. Inside the issue is: "Agee's Improved Plow"; "Giles' Drilling Machine"; "Explosion of Two Boilers at Pittsburg, PA" with several illustrations; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Compl... See More  

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633741

With the original & very decorative outer wrappers......

Item #633741

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.  Having begun to report on the Centennial Exposition in 1876, its success caused it to continue as a weekly publication into the 20th century. This title is much like its more famous cousin, but tends to have more mechanically-themed ... See More  

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633696

Early electric street car...

Item #633696

November 12, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 12, 1887  Taking most of the ftpg. are four illus. of: "The Weiss Electric Street Car & The Weiss System As Applied In Jersey City, N.J." The largest illus. shows a street car ascending a hill in Jersey City. Included is a related article.

Many other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements of the day. Sixteen pages, ... See More  

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633688

Brothers in crime: the Hildebrands... Thomas Edison...

Item #633688

August 31, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 



* Outlaw Bill Hildebrand

* Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker

* Inventor Thomas Edison




The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct ... See More  

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$38.00
633464

A self-righting lifeboat...

Item #633464

June 25, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1887  Among the articles is: "An Unsinkable, Self-Righting Lifeboat" which has a nice illustration (see). Other prints include: "Rohling's Cotton Picker" "Weaver's Fly Net for Horses" "Sattes' Saw Filing Machine and much more.

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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$29.00
633383

Steel foundations of tall office buildings...

Item #633383

December 08, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 8, 1894  The front page has an article with illustrations "Steel Foundations of Tall Office Buildings" which continues inside the issue. Also in the issue is: "The Ancient Roman Bridge at Mostar"; "The Compass Field Glass"; "The Plaster Center Piece Industry"; "The Eastern Power Station of the Brooklyn City R... See More  

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$28.00
633307

Thomas Edison on the meaning of life...

Item #633307

November 28, 1891

THE EVENING BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, Nov. 28, 1891  Page 7 has a very interesting interview with Thomas Edison in which he is asked "What is life?" with the heading: "What Is Life?" "Tom Edison Considers Man a Microcosm of Intellectual Atoms". His response takes over a full column (see for the beginning).

Eight pages, loose at the spine, various margin tears & ... See More  

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$47.00
633074

The wrought iron bridge at Pittsburgh...

Item #633074

September 02, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 2, 1876  The front page features the "Wrought Iron Bridge at Pittsburgh, PA" with related text. Inside the issue are numerous articles: "New Steam Dredging Machine"; Universal Wood Worker and Six-Roll Planer, Matcher and Bender by the J. A. Fay & Co,; "Brice's Boat Lowering Apparatus", "Oceanic Birds" and mor... See More  

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$35.00
633000

Gold mining in Johannesburg... Book plates of women of the world...

Item #633000

February 22, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, February 22, 1896  The front cover of the issue contains a very large illustration "Mining at Johannesburg -- Natives on the Way to Their Work". Also in the issue is wonderful prints and article of "BOOK PLATES OF CELEBRATED WOMEN OF THE WORLD" which are fascinating prints of the engravings these women made famous. "The New Po... See More  

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$75.00
632987

Truck transportation...

Item #632987

August 17, 1918

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 17, 1918  The color cover page has "Forwarding Freight by Motor Truck Express to Relieve our Over-burdened Railroads" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Via Motor Truck"; "Motorized Railways"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 32 pages in nice condition.

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$30.00
632568

Dugald Clerk & Abraham E. Lefcourt deaths...

Item #632568

November 14, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1932



* Dugald Clerk death (1st report)

* Two-stroke engine inventor

* Abraham E. Lefcourt death (1st report)

* Manhattan real estate developer




Page 17 has a one column heading: "SIR DUGALD CLERK, INVENTOR, DEAD"" with subheads. (see)

Also on the same page is: "A. E. LEFCOURT DIES SUDDENLY AT 55" with subheads and photo. (see) I s... See More  

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$33.00
632365

Reinhold Tiling rocket test...

Item #632365

February 28, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 3 only, February 28, 1932 



* Reinhold Tiling 

* German rockets pioneer
 



Page 4 of this section has small one column headings: "German Plans Rocket Test" "Inventor of Mail Plane Will Try It This Spring" (see) Coverage on the upcoming test of the 1st rocket mail plane by Reinhold Tiling. See image for brief text here.

Complete se... See More  

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$28.00
632299

Transporting by cableway... Curacao...

Item #632299

May 24, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 24, 1913  The front cover has "Transporting a Locomotive on a Cableway" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Seeing Under Water"; "The Anesthetizing Machine of Prof. Dubois": "Agriculture, Electricity and Irrigation"; "Improving a Harbor of Curacao"; and other illustrations, articles and advertise... See More  

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$31.00
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