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661063

Johann Reis - inventor of the first "make-and-break telephone"...

Very early report on the "telephone"...

Item #661063

March 22, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1876 



* Johann Philipp Reis

* Very early telephone experiments




Page 4 has a very early article on: "The Telephone" which takes most of a column. Although this article talks about the work of a "Professor Reuss", the inventor it apparently was actually referring to was named Philipp Reis. The Reis telephone actually turned out to be too ... See More  

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653251

Tea culture in India...

Item #653251

June 10, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 10, 1876  The front page has "Balestrieri's System of Illumination" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial Exposition"; "Walton's Turbine Water Wheel"; "The Culture and Preparation of Tea in Sikkim, India"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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649215

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.

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636366

Scenes from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition...

Item #636366

May 13, 1876

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 13, 1876  



* Centennial International Exposition

* 1st ever World's Fair prints




The full front page is a print; "Opening of the American Centennial Festival Exhibition: A Street in Philadelphia" showing Indians & others. Two more pages of prints of the Centennial. Many other prints as well including: "Throwing Bulls ... See More  

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635501

Louisiana Centennial Exposition...

Item #635501

December 13, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, December 13, 1884  The front cover is entitled "Louisiana -- Preliminary Views of the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "New York City -- Cutting 'The Cleveland Gem' -- The Stone in the Rough and as Cut"; "Mexico -... 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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632053

New Orleans Cotton Exposition...

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July 01, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 20, 1884  The front cover has "The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans" with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "Frankel's Registering Dynamometer"; "The Economic Motor Co.'s New Gas Engine"; "The Camel Corps of the British Army"; and more illustrations, ar... See More  

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631402

Tennessee Centennial at Nashville...

Item #631402

January 16, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 16, 1897  The cover has "The Tennessee Centennial Exposition, Nashville, 1897 -- Bird's Eye View" with accompanying article. Also inside is: "Manufacture of Papier Mache Busts"; "Reno Inclined Elevator at the Brooklyn Bridge";  and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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631391

Photographic apparatus...

Item #631391

June 24, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1876  The cover has "The Horticultural Hall, Centennial Exposition Philadelphia" with an accompanying article inside. Also inside is: "Mechanical Horse Groomer"; "Jordan's Smoke-Burning Grate"; Brice's Portable Photographic Apparatus" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

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612860

Leavenworth, Kansas tornado disaster...

Item #612860

May 11, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 11, 1876



* Centennial Exposition opening

* 1st World's Fair




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "IN FULL BLAST" "Auspicious Opening of the Centennial Exposition" "The Sun Shines on the Inauguration Ceremonies" "Presentation of the Bui... See More  

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596159

Improved Gatling Gun... Rotary Steam Fire Engine...

Item #596159

August 19, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 19, 1876 The frontpage of the issue contains a halfpage illustration "The Hydaulic Annexe at the Centennial Exposition". Within the issue is: "The Latest Improved Gatling Gun" with a related article; "Silsby's Rotary Steam Fire Engine" with a related article; "J. A. Fay & Co's Universal Wood Worker"; and addi... See More  

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590719

Centennial Exposition of 1876...

Item #590719

September 30, 1876

SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 30, 1876



* Centennial Exposition, Fairmount Park

* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



This is a huge foldout print captioned: "The Centennial---Balloon View Of The Grounds" which gives a terrific overview of it and showing Philadelphia in the background.  Rarely do such large, foldout prints from Harper's Weekly survive intact, as they we... See More  

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581617

Centennial Exposition in 1876... Coffer dam...

Item #581617

September 30, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 30, 1876  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: The Centennial Exposition - Drill Chuck - Leather Scourer - Steam Pump - Billiard Table Leveler - Removal of the Hell Gate Rocks (Coffer Dam) and much more. These illustrations a
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206228

The Philadelphia Collection I

Item #206228

September 01, 1866

Harper's Weekly, various dates from September 1, 1866 through November 18, 1876. This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  This is a great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. ... See More  

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150947

The Centennial Exposition...

Item #150947

December 30, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 30, 1876  Nice full front page illustration of: "The International Exhibit of 1876--General View, Interior of the Main Building". Additional articles and illustrations within.



Complete in 14 pages with a bit of wear at the spine, otherwise good condition.

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174032

Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia...

Item #174032

May 06, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1876  The front page features a full page Thomas Nast illustration 'The Corruption Period - The Latest Foreign Contribution Laid at the Door of the White House.' A half-page illustration 'English Road Locomotive, Centennial Grounds.' A 1/4 page portrait of "The Hon. Delano C. Calvin.' Doublepage centerfold: 'Fair Time -The Whe... See More  

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174044

The Centennial Exposition...

Item #174044

June 17, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 17, 1876  The front page features a full page illustration 'The Centennial - Carved Pulpit, Belgian Exhibit.' and also contains three additional pages with scenes from the Centennial including the Kansas & Colorado exhibit. Full page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'The Lion and the Unicorn Fighting - Again (?)' A full page article entitled... See More  

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174046

Ku-Klux and the colored voters...

Item #174046

June 24, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Continue That I Broached In Jest.' Very nice fullpage view of: 'Cincinnati, Ohio' shows steamboats on the river as well. An article entitled "The Ku-Klux and the Colored Voters".

Many illustrations on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Very nice and displaya... See More  

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174074

Thomas Nast prints... A. B. Frost prints... "The Centennial" print...

Item #174074

September 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "An Aggressive Still Hunt"; 3/4 page Thomas Nast: "Go On!" - U. S. Grant'; full page print: "The Battle of Harlem Heights, Sept. 16, 1776"; full page illustration by A.B. Frost: "Sindbad T., The Old Man of the Sea"; doublepage centerfold by A.B. Frost: &quo... See More  

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174078

Thomas Nast print... The Centennial...

Item #174078

October 14, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1876  One-third page illustration: 'Hell Gate Destroyed--The Explosion'; Full page illustration by Thomas Nast: 'Between Two Fires'; 3 full page scenes on The Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.; Halfpage illustration: ' To the Black Hills, Or Bust' shows a cowboy struggling with his horse.; Halfpage il... See More  

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174088

The Centennial...

Item #174088

November 18, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 18, 1876  Full front page: 'Arctic Perils--Recent Disaster to the Whaling Fleet'.; Several scenes from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition; Half page: 'The Whipping Post & Pillory in Delaware'.

Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.... See More  

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174094

The Thanksgiving turkey...

Item #174094

December 09, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1876  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Ignorant Vote--Honors Are Easy' is Black-themed. A half-page illustration 'The Louisiana Returning Board - Taking the Oath' with an accompanying article.   

Doublepage centerfold: 'The British Arctic Expedition - Sunday Morning on Board the Alert, in Midwinter... See More  

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175280

W.A. Rogers print...

Item #175280

April 07, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1888  Front page print by W.A. Rogers: "The Consumer Consumed". Halfpg: "The Funeral of the Late Chief-Justice Waite in the House of Representatives".

Nice doublepage centerfold: "Throwing Letters to the Pilot" shows mail being passed from one boat to another. Two scenes of the Cincinnati Exposition.A full page on: "P... See More  

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175308

The Cincinnati Centenial Exposition...

Item #175308

July 14, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1888  Full front pg. illus. of "A Sea Change" pertaining to the front pg. poem. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Cincinnati Centennial Exposition-Venetian Canal in Machinery Hall." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Cincinnati Centennial-Main Hall of the Exposition Building."

Doublepage centerfold of "Promenade Deck of the New... See More  

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176128

The Tennessee Centennial Exposition...

Item #176128

May 23, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1896  Full front page illus. of "Too Busy to Talk." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Five New Panels of M. Puvis De Chavannes for the Boston Public Library."

Full pg. of illus. of "Buildings of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition." Full pg. illus. of "England's Fighting Force in Egypt - A New Cavalry Drill."... See More  

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176192

Uncle Sam political cartoon...

Item #176192

January 02, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1897  The front page has a full page political cartoon which includes Uncle Sam by W. A. Rogers titled: "Getting Monotonous". Two full pages with many photos of: 'The Revolt in the Philippine Is., Scenes in Manila'. One-third pg: 'Bird's-Eye View of the Tenn. Centennial Expo.' plus a nice fullpg. of the Centennial Expo at... See More  

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180068

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #180068
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.

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