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672995

Check from Cooperstown, 1834...

Item #672995
This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak.

An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 inc... See More  

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661054

Mark McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #661054

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998



*  McGwire reaches baseball immortality



See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper!

This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slig... See More  

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657809

Rare title from New Hampshire...

Item #657809

February 01, 1838

N.H. PATRIOT--EXTRA, Concord, New Hampshire, Feb., 1838



* Rare title



Just below the dateline is "Incontrovertible Facts -  Democrats, Read ! " with most of the content being politics and finance reports. Four pages, very nice condition.

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656932

The landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #656932

January 11, 1862

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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653556

Introductory issue from the 1800's...

Item #653556
An original issue from the 1800's to help jump start your collection... This issue is guaranteed to be original, complete, and to be dated in the 1800's.   We do not offer reproductions of any kind!  There is a limit of 10 issues per customer at this price.  See the images for examples of the condition and look of the issue you will receive.  The image shows severa... See More  

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652390

Neat title...

Item #652390

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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650873

Printed "in the field" in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650873

May 18, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 18, 1945 Haling itself as the "most Bombed newspaper", this military publication was printed in the jungles of New Guinea, hence the title. The banner headline reads: "Another 500 Super-Fort Raid: Repeat Hit on Nagoya" with the balance of the 4 pages taken up with various WWII reports. An uncommon title, nice condition, some marg... See More  

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649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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649267

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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649240

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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637486

Early medical periodical...

Item #637486

September 23, 1831

THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed  in the masthead, Philadelphia, September 28, 1831  Among the articles within are: "The Russian Cholera"; "Causes of the Epidemic Cholera"; "Syrp of Milk"; "The Acclimating Principle of Plants"; "The Pleasures of a Canter";  & more. 

Six... See More  

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633445

On the "mitigation of slavery"...

Item #633445

June 26, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1819  Over a full page is taken up with installment number 5 of the: "Mitigation of Slavery" which is continued discussion of a proposition which includes: "It is true wisdom to exalt the minds of our slaves--to invest them with correct ideas of the moral duties and encourage them in the acquirement of a qualified property." ... See More  

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633432

Death of Egypt President Nasser...

Item #633432

September 29, 1970

THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Sept. 29, 1970  The banner headline announces: "EGYPT'S NASSER DEAD AT 52" with another headline: "6 Americans Still Hostages In Jordan". Photos include both Anwar Sadat, and Gamal Abdel Nasser.

Present are 8 pages (of 22), tears at margins, light toning near the top.

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633387

Mary Abigail Dodge on prohibition...

Item #633387

June 18, 1885

THE CUBA PATRIOT, New York, June 18, 1885



* Gail Hamilton - Mary Abigail Dodge

* Women's temperance movement




Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Prohibition" "The Women's Temperance Movement as a Factor in Politics" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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633386

Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage sermon...

Item #633386

December 10, 1885

THE CUBA PATRIOT, December 10, 1885



* Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage



Page 3 has an article headed: "TALMAGE'S SERMON" with subheads. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, generally in nice condition.

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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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633380

Pre Revolutionary War...

Item #633380

July 10, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, July 10, 1766  Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.



Complete in eight pages measuring 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, in nice condition, with a partial red ink tax stamp.

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633344

Buildings in Janesville, Wisconsin...

Item #633344

March 01, 1904

THE MYSTIC WORKER, Plano, Illinois, June, 1904  An interesting little paper which describes itself as: "...a social, fraternal and beneficial society, governed by a Supreme Lodge, having subordinate lodges in states & provinces near each other & of equal healthfulness...". Pages 1, 3, 7 & 8 contains nice photos of buildings in Janesville, Wisconsin, including the fire ho... See More  

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633313

Trial of the demon warden of Andersonville Prison...

Item #633313

September 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 



* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia




The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as we... See More  

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633253

Tragedy of the ship Margaret...

Item #633253

July 25, 1810

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1810  Page 2 has a lengthy report "Unfortunate Ship Margaret" and the front page has: "Kidnapped and Fugitive Kings". Among the ads is: "Stop a Runaway" which was for an indented apprentice.

Four pages, good condition.

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633252

Confederates review the year 1864...

Item #633252

November 14, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 14, 1864  Among the front page column heads are: "News From The South" "Report of the Rebel Secretary of War" "Review of the Campaign of 1864" "A Series of Rebel Successes" "A More Vigorous Conscription Demanded" "He Advocates the Arming of Slaves, But Seen No Present Necessity for It" "The Situation In Geo... See More  

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633235

Civil War troops on snow shoes...

Item #633235

January 16, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, January 16, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Among the articles in this issue are: "The Military Spirit of the North" "Generals And Politics" "Jeff. Davis and The End" "Troops On Snow-Sh... See More  

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633234

Civil War soldiers on snow shoes...

Item #633234

January 16, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, Jan. 16, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Among the articles in this issue are: "The Military Spirit of the North" "Generals And Politics" "Jeff. Davis and The End" "Troops On Snow-Shoes... See More  

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633192

Fortress Monroe... Richmond... Shenandoah...

Item #633192

June 17, 1862

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 17, 1862. Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "LATE WAR NEWS" "The Army in Front of Richmond" "Important From Memphis" "A Large Body of Rebels at Grenada, Miss.--Alarm in Arkansas--The Negroes Preparing to Skedaddle" "Rebels Accounts from Chattanooga": "The War in New Mexico" "The Late Movem... See More  

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633140

Religious fanatics...

Item #633140

October 18, 1817

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 18, 1817  The front page has two articles concerning the religious "fanatics" including followers of Jemima Wilkinson, articles headed: "Modern Fanatics" and "More of the Vermont Pilgrims!!" (see photos).

Four pages, nice condition.

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633138

Fenian Movement... Wirz Trial... Negro Troops...

Item #633138

September 29, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 29, 1865  The front page has: "The Fenians" "Meeting of the Magistrates of Cork County - Priest Denouncing Fenianism" which includes: "...We understand that this society, which has been so extensively developed all over the country, became the subject of remark last Sunday from the pulpits of the several Catholic chapels in this neighborhood. T... See More  

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633127

Abraham Lincoln vs. McClellan...

Item #633127

September 09, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1864 



* Gen. George B. McClellan

* Presidential nomination acceptance

* Clinton, East Feliciana Parish , Louisia
na



Among the ftpg. column heads are: "CANBY" "Expedition from Baton Rouge & Natchez" "Clinton, La., In Our Possession" "The Rebel Ram Nashville Blown Up" "GRANT" "Important Letter from the L... See More  

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633054

A petition from the people of Halifax, Nova Scotia...

Item #633054

January 03, 1758

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1758  Inside has over a full page headed: "America" with a Halifax, Nova Scotia dateline, beginning: "The following Memorial, signed by the principal merchants & freeholders in Halifax was...delivered to the Lieutenant Governor." (see for portions).

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, various chipping at the margins, good condition.... See More  

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633035

Anti-Catholic newspaper...

Item #633035

February 28, 1835

THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, February 28, 1835 



* Anti-Catholic



A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin (see) and a... See More  

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633021

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Cheat Mountain....

Item #633021

September 16, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 16, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Cheat Mountain - West Virginia




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain ver... See More  

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633014

Pre-Civil War tensions... States leaving the Union...

Item #633014

December 14, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD Dec. 14, 1860 



* Tensions in Southern states

* Pre Civil War secession nears




Among the front page column heads on events leading to the Civil War are: "Important From Washington" "Manifesto of the Representatives of Seceding States" "Important From Springfield" "Is it the Intention of Mr. Lincoln to Have Southerners in His
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632995

Rare title from the early Oneida Community...

Item #632995

August 11, 1849

THE SPIRITUAL MAGAZINE, Oneida Reserve, (New York), Aug. 11, 1849  "The Oneida Community was in many ways the most radical social & sexual experiment in American history, founded in central New York by John Humphrey Noyes & a small band of Christian perfectionists in March, 1848. This community, which had evolved during the 1840's from an earlier group association in Put... See More  

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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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632936

Displayable Christmas cover...

Item #632936

December 01, 1932

COLUMBIA, New Haven, Connecticut, December, 1932  Calls itself: "The Largest Catholic Magazine in the World". The front cover has a nice Christmas-themed color print showing Mary & the baby Jesus, along with a modern mother and her child reading the "Story of Christmas". Much Christmas-themed content within.

Complete in 34 pages plus covers, address label at the upper... See More  

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632915

Joseph Fawkes's steam plow...

Item #632915

July 29, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859



* Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow



Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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632898

General Fremont removed, General Scott retires...

Item #632898

November 04, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 4, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "A Positive Announcement of the Removal of Gen. Fremont" "A speech by Gen. McClellan" "The War To Be A Short One" "Gen. Scott's Retirement" "The War In Missouri" & much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice ... See More  

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632869

Carriers' address for 1803...

Item #632869

January 04, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 4, 1803 



* New Year's carrier address



Almost the full first 2 columns are taken up with the carrier's address poem: "To The Patrons", a tradition in one of the first issues of the new year (see below for details).

Four pages, various foxing/staining, partially loose at the spine.



Background (Carrier's Address): Carriers' addresses were... See More  

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632868

To present facts & the truth...

Item #632868

June 01, 1883

POMEROY'S ADVANCE THOUGHT, New York, June, 1883  An interesting newspaper or magazine whose: "...aim ...is not to present scandal, gossip & so-called popular reading...but to give facts & present truths..." with more noted at the top of pg. 1. Among articles: "The Immorality of Spiritualists" "Denver, Colorado" "Better Than Beer, Bitters or Broth... See More  

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632804

Martial Law in Tennessee...

Item #632804

February 27, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1862  Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War include: "The Burnside Expedition" "Massachusetts Looking After Her Wounded & Sick  Soldiers" "The Gunboat Ceres Accidentally Sunk" "Prisoners Released on Parole" "Important From Tennessee" "Nashville Positively Evacuated by the Rebels" &q... See More  

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632684

Reports on the War of 1812...

Item #632684

May 01, 1813

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 1, 1813  The front page has a lengthy letter from the "British Parliament" headed: "War With America". Articles on pg. 2 include: "Magnanimity" "Blockading Squadron Increasing" "East Florida" "President and Congress" concerning these two ships; "News From Newport".

Four pages, various wear w... See More  

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632680

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Camp Allegheny....

Item #632680

December 16, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, December 16, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Camp Allegheny




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and eas... See More  

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632671

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Santa Rosa Island....

Item #632671

October 25, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 25, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Santa Rosa Island - Florida




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pli... See More  

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632669

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Bolivar Heights....

Item #632669

October 18, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, October 18, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Bolivar Heights - West Virginia




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very... See More  

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632662

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Jefferson Davis....

Item #632662

September 06, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, September 6, 1861



* Rare title from the Civil War

* False report on Jefferson Davis' death




This rare title from the Midwestern United States has some Civil War reporting and several interesting advertisements of the day.

This issue measures 25 x 18 inches, not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain ve... See More  

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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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632343

1861 Davenport, Iowa... Battle of Rich Mountain....

Item #632343

July 13, 1861

DAVENPORT DAILY GAZETTE, Iowa, July 13, 1861  



* Rare title from the Civil War

* Battle of Rich Mountain - West Virginia




Top of the front page has column heads: "GLORIOUS NEWS!" "Three Battles!" "McClellan Totally Defeats the Rebels!" "Another Victory in Western Virginia!" "Rebels Again Defeated in Missouri!" and more. War reports conti... See More  

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632310

Four movie poster-like pages...

Item #632310

November 10, 1941

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, Nov. 10, 1941  A small-size newspaper focused entirely on the movie industry, the prime feature being the four full page, color, movie poster-like advertisements for movies (see).

Ten pages, irregular at the spine & partially loose at the spine, printed on coated stock paper, nice condition.

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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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632298

Harlem River Railroad Bridge... Army rifle...

Item #632298

December 31, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 31, 1892  The front cover has "Moving the Great Tower of the Harlem River Railroad Bridge - General View of Old and of Temporary Bridge" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Bidel Menagerie"; "The New Army Magazine Rifle"; "John Strong Newberry"; and other illustrations, articles and advertisements... See More  

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