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June 04, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 4, 1881  This issue contains the following illustrations and descriptions of  the things we use today on a regular basis that were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "THE HUDSON RIVER TUNNEL - SHOWING PILOT TUNNEL AND BRACING". Inside the issue has the following inventions: NOVEL BELT CLASP, HAND CAR, THE BERRYMAN WATER HEATER, and more. 
Also present is an illustration of John Fitch's Steamboat experiment in New York City.
Complete in 16 pages. There is wear on the spine, a centerfold and foxing throughout. see photos for condition. 

Category: Post-Civil War