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677052

Queen Victoria of England... The H.M.S. Victoria...

Item #677052

June 25, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887



* Queen Victoria of England
* The Apollo Belvedere
 
The front page has a full-page illustration captioned: "Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India", with supporting text. The inside has: "H.M.S. Victoria", "The Great Mulhouse Universal Lathe", "Apparatus for Stu
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676813

Statue of Liberty on display...

Item #676813

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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676783

1910 Glenn Curtiss airplane flight...

Item #676783

May 30, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 30, 1910



* Aviator pioneer Glenn Curtiss - aviation

* 1st airplane flight between two major U.S. cities




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "CURTISS DISTANCES A SPECIAL TRAIN IN FLIGHT FROM ALBANY TO NEW YORK" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard ... See More  

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676084

Improvements in the telephone...

Item #676084

February 24, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 24, 1894  The front page shows the: "Magneto Telephone Call" with much detail. The ftpg. article is: "How To Make A Telephone Call". More on this inside. Also inside: "The Webb Academy & Home For Ship Builders" with many photos.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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675642

John L. Sullivan vs. Tug Wilson...

Item #675642

July 19, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882



* John L. Sullivan

* Heavyweight boxing




Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilso... See More  

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674688

River Side Park, New York... General Grant's burial place...

Item #674688

August 08, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 8, 1885  The prime feature of this issue is the front page illustration: "RIVERSIDE PARK, NEW YORK - THE BURIAL PLACE OF GENERAL GRANT". Inside illustrations include: "DAVENPORTS MAGIC LANTERN", "SURGERY FOR PIANO-FORTE PLAYERS", "THE RIGHT WHALE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC" and more.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good c... See More  

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674687

Early artist view of the Blackwell's Island Bridge...

Item #674687

May 08, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, May 8, 1897  The prime feature of this issue is the front page artist's rending of the planned: "THE NEW YORK AND LONG ISLAND BRIDGE AT BLACKWELL'S ISLAND, NEW YORK CITY" (aka, 59th Street Bridge or Queensboro Bridge). Additional topics and illustrations include: "A BICYLCE BRIDGE AT TACOMA, WASHINGTON", "THE NAVAL PARADE AT THE ... See More  

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674683

Large illustration of an early Gatling Gun...

Item #674683

April 13, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1878  The prime content within this issue is: "THE GATLING GUN IN A MAN-OF-WAR'S TOP". Also present are: "MASON'S OUTRIGGER HOIST", "CLEMINSON'S FLEXIBLE WHEEL BASE SYSTEM",  "STEAM POWER MOLDING MACHINE", and more.

Other illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions and improvements o... See More  

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674682

Early typewriter...

The Harlem River bridge (Washington Bridge)... The Calligraph...

Item #674682

March 06, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1886  The front page has the 2nd and 1st place prize designs for the Harlem River Bridge at 181st Street (now Washington Bridge): "DESIGN FOR BRIDGE ACROSS HARLEM RIVER AT 181ST STREET, NEW YORK CITY LOOKING SOUTH - FIRST PRIZE" and "DESIGN FOR HARLEM RIVER BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH-SECOND PRIZE". Quite displayable.

Also noteworthy is a ... See More  

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674678

The making of steel - 1875... An early diving bell...

Item #674678

November 06, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 6, 1875  An inside page is comprised of two large illustrations related to the making of steel. Quite displayable.

Also present is the front page illustration of the: "TAYLOR & CO'S STEAM CRANE" and inside illustrations and content related to: "The Psycho Mystery", "Diving Bell and Grapnel", "Kafer and De... See More  

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674674

Early (1855) sewing machine...

Item #674674

December 01, 1855

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1855  This issue contains several illustrations and articles related to the latest inventions of the day. These illustrations include: "Cowperthwaite's Patent Sewing Machine", "Sawing A Log By Its Own Weight", "Combined Weather Strip and Lock" and more. See images for details.

Complete in 8 pages, some corner f... See More  

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674278

Brewing Ale in the 1870's...

Item #674278

March 15, 1879

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1879  The front page has 3 illus: "The Brewing Of Ale", the largest shows "Racking Off Vats", plus an article about P. Ballantine & Sons Brewery (Albany N.Y.), which continues inside and has another illus: "The Mash Tub And Malting Kilns".

Other articles and illustrations of interest include: "Palmer's Washer... See More  

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673416

Very first automobile advertisement...

Item #673416

September 10, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 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 advertiseme
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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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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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672144

First automobile advertisement...

Item #672144

September 03, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 3, 1898 



* 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic)

* Horseless carriage




This is a very significant magazine in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" notes that the mentioned advertisement was the first automobile ad ever published in America. It is not the first appearance, which was i... See More  

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672136

The science behind a curve-ball in baseball...

Item #672136

September 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883  The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... See More  

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672101

The science behind a curve-ball in baseball...

Item #672101

September 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883  The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... See More  

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671918

From the early days of Procter & Gamble...

Item #671918

December 17, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 17, 1881  The entire front page is taken up with five prints captioned: "How Candles are Made. Manufactory of Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio." with each print showing a different step in the process. There is some text as well which carries over to pages 4, 5 and 6 and where also are found nine additional prints.

A very nice & early i... See More  

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671917

From the early days of Procter & Gamble...

Item #671917

December 17, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 17, 1881  The entire front page is taken up with five prints captioned: "How Candles are Made. Manufactory of Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio." with each print showing a different step in the process. There is some text as well which carries over to pages 4, 5 and 6 and where also are found nine additional prints.

A very nice & early i... See More  

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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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671707

East River Bridge, New York...

Item #671707

July 26, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1902 



* Williamsburg Bridge construction

* East River - Brooklyn - NYC




The front page has: "Present Condition of the New East River Bridge", which contains a related article on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Wrecked Schooner 'Caine'...", "The Militia and the Colt Automatic Gun", "The Tehuantep... 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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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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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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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



* 1st ever automobile advertisement

* Horseless carriage




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
... See More  

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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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671249

Manufacturing rifles at the Springfield Armory...

Item #671249

April 29, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1899 



* Krag Jorgensen rifles - prints

* Springfield Armory, Massachusetts




The front cover of the issue is entitled "Manufacture of Krag-Jorgensen Rifles at the Springfield Armory" which is comprised of four illustrations with additional illustrations within the issue.

Inside includes: "The Marvin Electric Rock Drill" "... See More  

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671242

Louis Pasteur... The inventor of the Polka...

Item #671242

October 12, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  The front page features a photo of Louis: "Pasteur" with a lengthy article on him as well. Also on the ftpg. is an article: "The Inventor of  the Polka".

Other articles with illustrations include: "The Tool Steel Industry" "An Automatic Double Chisel Mortising Machine", a full page print of: "The ... See More  

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671193

Roentgen's x-ray discovery...

Item #671193

February 08, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 8, 1896 



* Discovery of the X-ray

* Wilhelm Roentgen




Page 2 has: "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) which is further reporting of his discover of the x-ray.

The front page shows: "New Harlem River Bridge and Park Avenue Improvement, New York City".

Additional articles are: "An Improved Propel... 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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671162

Hydraulic locomotive...

Item #671162

February 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 10, 1877  The front page has a very interesting illustration captioned: "Novel Hydraulic Railway Locomotive"  showing what essentially looks like a paddlewheel-powered flume ride. A related front page article as well.

Inside the issue is "Guardiola's Sugar and Coffee Machinery" "Blaisdell's Upright Moulding Machine... 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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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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$52.00
669856

Six issues with a Civil War-related print...

Item #669856

November 23, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863, 1864 & 1865, each contains within a print related to the Civil War as well as a wealth of other prints not war-related.

Additionally there are news items from the war.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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$94.00
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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$39.00
669804

Creating billiard balls...

Item #669804

March 04, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1865  The front pages features a nice print of a: "Lathe For Turning Billiard Balls" with a lengthy article taking over one-third of the page. A nice issue for any billiards or pool collector.

Inside has an illustrated article: "Allen's Supporter For Fractured Legs".

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$47.00
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