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First issue of the new format...

Item # 613731

July 02, 1859

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 2, 1859  This is the first issue of the new format, or "New Series" as described in the dateline. This was previously a folio-size newspaper. The front page has an illustration of "Nystrom's Improved Hydraulic Pontoon Dock". Inside the issue is "Baird's Car Seat and Reclining Chair"; "Crumbie & Brigg's Improved Cut-off"; "Tinkham's Spring Bed"; "Armstrong Gun" and other illustrations, articles and advertisements.
This is complete in 16 pages, very lite rubbing on the front page, otherwise in good condition. Measures approximately 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches.

Category: Pre-Civil War