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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 lengthy article about the Caligraph Writing Machine (early typewriter), along with several illustrations. 
The inside illustrations include: "NIGHT SKY: FEBRUARY & MARCH", "ROTH'S COW MILKER", "PALMER'S STEAM CARRIAGE", and more. See images for details. 
Complete in 16 pages, very good condition.

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

Category: Post-Civil War