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Item # 669737
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October 24, 1863
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 24, 1863 The front page has a nice print of; "Jamain and Trippe's Field Fortification" showing a cross-section view of it. Also on the ftpg. is a related article; "Improved Field Fortification".
Page 2 has an early article on Virginia City, Nevada: "A City in the Rocky Mountains" and a nice print and article of: "The Anglo-Rebel Rams".
The back page has an illustrated article: "Smith's Artificial Leg", a popular invention given the large number of lost limbs from the Civil War.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.