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673481

Death of Mabel Gardiner Hubbard Bell...

Item #673481

January 04, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1923



* Mabel Gardiner Hubbard death

* Alexander Graham Bell's wife

* Invention of telephone fame




The top of page 19 has one column headings: "Mrs. A. G. Bell Dies; Inspired Telephone" "Deaf Girl's Romance With Distinguished Inventor Was Due to Her Affliction" (see)

Complete with 40 pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be han... See More  

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673006

Definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity... 'Epoch making'...

Item #673006

November 09, 1919

 NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1919  Page 6 begins with an article which, in scientific circles, is definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity.

As background, in 1916 Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity in full mathematical detail. That opened the window on a radically new framework for physics, abolishing established notions of space and time and repla... See More  

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672997

1933 Nikola Tesla, father of radio...

Item #672997

July 11, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1933 



* Nikola Tesla's health is terrific

* Father of Radio Physics & more




One column headings on page 19 include: "DR. TESLA, AT 77, SELDOM SLEEPS" "Inventor Says His Health and Mind Are Better Than Ever--Expects to Live Beyond 140" "Working On A New Steel" and more. A nice item on the noted Nikola Tesla, considered the fa... See More  

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672961

Nikola Tesla... Father of radio....

Item #672961

February 24, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1932



* Nikola Tesla

* Father of Radio Physics & more




Page 20 under "Letters to the Editor" are small one column headings: "THE TESLA EXPERIMENTS" "Further Light Is Sought on Conclusions Regarding the Cosmic Ray" See images for text here.

News, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare ra... See More  

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672955

Samuel Morse and his telegraph invention...

Item #672955

December 24, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842 



* Samuel Morse

* Telegraph invented




The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may convers... See More  

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672933

Soviets shock the world: Sputnik is launched...

Item #672933

October 07, 1957

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 7, 1957 



* Sputnik 1 in orbit - success

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite

* Space race begins




A report in the space race, with a banner headline abovethe masthead: "RUSSIAN EXPERT TELLS OF 'MOON'" with subheads and related photo.

This event shocked the American scientific community and sufficiently scared the Americans ... See More  

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672627

Edison Electric - Converting from gas to electric illumination: the work begins...

Item #672627

September 05, 1882

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1882  The back page has a rather notable report on the beginning of the conversion of illumination by gas to illumination by electricity, headed: "Electricity Instead Of Gas".

The report begins: "Many persons...that pour down Fulton St....had their attention attracted yesterday to the lights in several of the stores on both sides of the street. In th... See More  

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672537

"Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds"... Charles Darwin...

Item #672537

November 20, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November. 20, 1909 

The full front page illustration shows the biplane in which Henry Farman flew 150 miles in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds.  Additionally, there is a full 2 page spread inside including both articles and images(see images).  This issue also includes an article titled, "Charles Darwin and Mendelism ... Evolution Past and Pre... See More  

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671905

Allen B. Wilson... sewig machines pioneer....

Item #671905

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1872



* Allen B. Wilson re. patents

* Sewing machines pioneer




The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE SEWING MACHINE" "A. B. Wilson and His Patent Extension" His Early Struggles, Lawsuits and Profits" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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671715

Airplane flight record photos & more...

Item #671715

September 09, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 9, 1911  Full page. photo: " Atwood in the Aeroplane in which he flew from St. Louis to Chicago and afterward from Chicago to New York." Report inside with two photos: "Atwood and His St. Louis-New York Flight" & another report: "Scientific Developments in Aerial Navigation".

This is complete in 16 pages and is in ver... See More  

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671714

English Channel Lighthouse...

Item #671714

November 29, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 29, 1902  The cover features a full page photo of: "The Beachy Head Lighthouse, Recently Completed" in the English Channel, which contains a related article on an inside page.

Additional coverage, while not shown in the photos, includes: "The American Hemp Industry", "Thirty-Seven-Inch Mills Reflecting Telescope and Spectrograp... See More  

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671712

Assaying gold and silver...

Item #671712

February 15, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 15, 1902  This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Assaying Gold and Silver Bullion at the New York Assay Office; Mail Transportation in Cities;The Improvement of Washington; The Yerkes Observatory Two-Foot Reflector; A Pigeon Ranch; and other articles and advertisements.

The issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition... See More  

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671710

Testing the "Lusitania"...

Item #671710

August 10, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 10, 1907, from New York.



* Testing the Lusitania

* The Great Mastodons




This issue contains the following prints and/or articles: The "Lusitania", "The International Kite Ascensions", "Erecting the Great Cantilever Bridge", "The Greatest Mastodons". This is a full issue and is in good condition. See photo for addit... See More  

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671708

Great automobile issue...

Item #671708

January 06, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 6, 1912  This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: "The Selection of a Motor Truck", "The Riding Qualities of a Cart", "Making the Starting Crank Obsolete", "A Fertile Field for Inventors - Opportunities Offered by the Automobile Industry", "Gasoline in War", "The Pleasure Boat&#... See More  

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671705

Serpollet's Steam Racer...

Steel rail industry... Railroads, street cars...

Item #671705

May 17, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 17, 1902



The front page has: "Manufacture Of Steel Rails", which includes additional coverage on an inside page. Also included are: "Howard's Dock", ""Ramblersville' On Jamaica Bay", "The Photorama", "A Rock Pillar At Acoma, New Mexico", "Serpollet's Record-Breaking Steam Racer" and m... See More  

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671703

Luyties Helicopter... Largest Ever Tested (?)...

Item #671703

July 11, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 11, 1908 The front page has two halfpg. photos of: "The Luyties Helicopter, Probably The Largest Experimental Rotary Flying Machine Ever Tested"., which includes supporting text on an inside page. Also present is: "United States Scout Cruiser 'Salem'...", "Testing New York's High Pressure Fire Service", "A Collectio... See More  

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671702

The world's largest crane (in 1920)... Philadelphia Naval Yard...

Item #671702

August 21, 1920

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1920 Nice, full front cover photo in three colors: "The Largest Of Its Kind: 350 Ton Crane at Philadelphia Navy Yard", which contains details and additional photos on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Is There a Coal Shortage", "'Miss America,' built and owned by G.A. Wood...", "Record Weather", and two gr... See More  

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671701

Bleriot monoplane... Grahame-White bi-plane...

Item #671701

November 05, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 5, 1910 Full frontpage photo: "Auburn in his fast Bleriot monoplane and Grahame-White in a farmer biplane during one of the hourly distance contests" which is in regards to "The International Aviation Meeting". This also has an accompanying three page article inside on the meet, with many more photos. Also within the article are: "Th... See More  

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671700

Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...

Item #671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "... See More  

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671696

Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island...

Item #671696

March 28, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Mar. 28, 1908 The ftpg. has three photos, one taking half a page, showing: "General View Of The Great Cantilever Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island, NY". Other prints, although not photoed, include: "How To Construct A Balloon", "Experiments In Visual Fixation", "New Types of Lifebelts", and more.

The issue i... See More  

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671677

Alexander Graham Bell's telephone in 1877..

Item #671677

February 08, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877.



* Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson
* Invention of the Telephone
 
A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesti
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671665

Louis Pasteur is featured...

Item #671665

June 03, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 3, 1882  The front page features a nice print of famed scientist Louis Pasteur, with the balance of the page taken up with text on his life and work.

The complete issue, measuring 11 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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671658

Aerial balloon torpedo...

Item #671658

May 11, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, May 11, 1878. This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "The Balloon Torpedo" "Eclipse Injector" "Saw Mill Head Block" "Galvanic Battery" "Tricycle" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the illustrations.

The 187... See More  

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671655

Seed planter...

Item #671655

February 01, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More  

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671653

Burglar proof vault maufacturing...

Item #671653

November 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894  The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults".  A related report inside with another illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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671650

Centrifugal siren...

Item #671650

June 08, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1889  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PINCH BAR - STEP LADDER - AIRSHIP - CENTRIFUGAL SIREN & more.

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671612

The Mareorama at the Paris Exposition...

Item #671612

September 29, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1900  The front page has an illustrated cover showing the Mareorama at the Paris Exposition. The inside includes a related article.

Other images and/or articles include: "A Japanese Trade Mark For Webster's Dictionary" "The New Army 16-Inch Gun" "A Toda Headsman, Southern India" and more.

Sixteen pages, very good... See More  

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671349

First automobile advertisement in America... Model trains...

Item #671349

November 19, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 19, 1898 A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue). 
The top of the back page has an advertisement heade
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671251

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #671251

June 26, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  Inside has a full page with 4 illustrations of: "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an early pitching machine!

Other items within include: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the front page... See More  

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671165

Steamship Columbia... Novel swimming device...

Item #671165

May 22, 1880

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1880  The front page has "Babcock & Wilcox Boilers at the Standard Oil Company's Refinery Greenpoint, L.I." with an accompanying article.

Inside has: "Novel Swimming Device" "The Holden Ice Machine" "Pike's Hot-Blast Boiler Furnace" "Pease's Oil-Testing Apparatus" "The New Steamship ... See More  

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671082

Edison invents his famous electric lamp...

Item #671082

December 24, 1879

THE SUN, New York, Dec. 24, 1879  The ftpg. begins with a great article, taking over a full column, headed: "EDISON'S LAMP YET BURNING" "The Inventor's Calculation that this is Equivalent to Ordinary Family Use for 24 Days--How the Electricity Is Obtained, and How it is to be Distributed by Wires".

This is a wonderful article on Thomas Edison's electric lamp, ... See More  

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670961

Early refrigerator patent, a hay fork & Hay rack, CW reports...

Item #670961

April 25, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 25, 1863  The front page of this issue has an illustration and supporting text re: the "Bartlett's Patent Refrigerator". The inside pages has: "Cobb's Patent Hay Rack", "Raymond's Patent Hay Fork", "Johnson's Patent Piston-Rod Packing, and more. There are also two Civil War reports - one "The attack o... See More  

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670806

1876 Brooklyn Bridge under construction....

Item #670806

January 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1876  The front page includes a print of: "The New York Anchorage of the East River Bridge" plus two smaller prints as well. This was the Brooklyn Bridge. There is a related article as well. The balance of the issue has various illustration and articles on the latest inventions of the day.

Complete in sixteen pages, minor margin wear, very ... See More  

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670794

Statue of Liberty on display...

Item #670794

September 07, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 



* Statue of Liberty construction

* Frederic Auguste Bartholdi




A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in d... See More  

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670599

1876 Brooklyn Bridge under construction....

Item #670599

January 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1876  The front page includes a print of: "The New York Anchorage of the East River Bridge" plus two smaller prints as well. This was the Brooklyn Bridge. There is a related article as well. The balance of the issue has various illustration and articles on the latest inventions of the day.

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

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670572

Alexander Graham Bell...

Item #670572

May 02, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 2, 1903



* Alexander Graham Bell cover photo (nice for display)



The full front cover of the issue features a photo of "Alexander Graham Bell" which also features his signature below it along with an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "The Stanley Airship"; "Powerful English Locomotive for Suburban Traffic"; "... See More  

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669878

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #669878
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853  Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Reside... See More  

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669854

Six issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #669854

December 27, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863 & 1864, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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669698

Improved warship guns...

Item #669698

June 18, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1864  The front page is mostly taken up with a nice cut-away print of: "Woodbury's Improved War-Sip and Submarine Guns" with a related article carrying over to page 2.

There are other war-related articles inside.

Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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669594

The Great Comet of 1874... Coggia's Comet...

Item #669594

July 02, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1874



* C/1874 H1 (Coggia's Comet}

* The Great Comet of 1874




The top of page 3 has a two column diagram headed: "Coggia's Comet" Also one column headings: "THE COMET COME" "Her First Appearance Last Evening" "Scientific Sketch of the Celestial Visitor" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, ni... See More  

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668578

Torpedoes warfare in 1875 ...

Item #668578

September 03, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1875



* Early Torpedoes development experiments

* Naval Torpedo Station at Newport, Rhode Island

* Naval Undersea Warfare Center - Goat Island




Page 4 has an article headed: "TORPEDOES" "Boom! Boom! Slap, Bang!" "Experiments with the Infernal Machines at Newport" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns.

Other news of the... See More  

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668423

Billy the Kid, Pat Garett, Virgil & Wyatt Earp, Frank Stilwell, Johnny Behan...

Item #668423

August 10, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in ... See More  

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668241

1914 Thomas Edison plant fire disaster...

Item #668241

December 10, 1914

THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 10, 1914



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* Works plant fire disaster

* West Orange, New Jersey




The front page has a two column heading: "EDISON'S GREAT PLANT BURNED; ONLY LABORATORY IS SAVED; LOSS IS PUT AT $7,000,000" "with subheads. (see)

Eighteen pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More  

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667763

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #667763

November 03, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 3, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page has a number of Acts and documents from the Confederacy, most concerning the on-going Civil War. One is: "An Act to Encourage the Manufacture of Clothing and Shoes for the Army" and a lengthy: "Act to Better Provide for... See More  

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$320.00
667701

1901 U.S. battleship photos...

Item #667701

December 14, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 14, 1901  This  issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: "FIRST-CLASS BATTLESHIP KENTUCKY" "WISCONSIN" "MAINE" "GEORGIA" "ARKANSAS" "CALIFORNIA" "ST. LOUIS" and much more, plus related text.

Complete with 30 pages,... See More  

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667323

Chiang Kai-shek &

Item #667323

December 15, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1931



* Chiang Kai-shek resignation

* President of the Republic of China

* Gustave Le Bon death (1st report)

* French social psychologist




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GEN. CHIANG QUITS CHINA'S PRESIDENCY; LIN SEN TAKES POST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Chiang Kai-shek resignation as president of China... See More  

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667184

How cartoons are made...

Item #667184

October 14, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916  The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Fil... See More  

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$120.00
667170

Early Taxidermy In 1875...

Item #667170

March 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 13, 1875. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: EARLY TAXIDERMY - ANIMAL TRAP - SAFETY GOVERNOR - STEAM TRAP & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the ... See More  

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$33.00
667147

Guglielmo Marconi & ultra short radio waves.....

Item #667147

August 13, 1932

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., August 13, 1932



* Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi

* Ultra short radio waves improved




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfects Method Of Sending Short radio Waves Over Long Distance" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 14 pages, good condition.... See More  

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$48.00
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