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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- August 21, 1880 -- Original Complete Issue --

O. D. Munn & A. E. Beach - Editors

Published by New York: Munn & Co. 1880, New York, 1880
Condition: Very Good .. Soft cover
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Disbound. Very Good . First Edition - Original Issue. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. This is an original, complete issue of 16 pages dated August 21, 1880 -- Vol. 43, No. 8 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents are tight, very light moisture stain around edges, otherwise, very nice condition -- The front page has a group of seven engravings titled "The Manufacture Of Ultramarine.--American Ultramarine Works Newark, N. J." (blue pigment used for paint, printing, etc.) -- Other articles in this issue include: "Dr. Tanner's Fasting Experiment", "The Magnet In Medicine", "Improved Steam Generator" (F. P. Franke), "Improved Galvanic Battery", "The Electric Lamps Of W. Tchikoleff", "New Automatic Clamping And Pneumatic Paper Cutting Machine" (H. P. Feister) -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS, including the following patents: S. H. Longard for "Diphtheria Remedy", J. W. Miller for "Process of and Apparatus for Making Ice", T. A. EDISON for "Manufacturing Electric Lamps", C.F.T. STEINWAY for "Upright Pianoforte", A. G. BELL for "Automatic Short Circuiter for Telephones" -- Very interesting advertising -- Magazine is subtitled "A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures" -- It was said that as a boy Thomas Edison walked three miles to get his copy of Scientific American each week -- Frank Luther Mott, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his History of American Magazines, said "The Scientific American had a significance--at least for its first sixty or seventy years--unapproached in kind and effect by any other periodical" -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher, or Collector --. Bookseller Inventory # 015326

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- August 21, 1880 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Munn & Co. 1880, New York

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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