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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- August 27, 1887 -- Original Complete Issue --

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

Published by New York: Munn & Co. 1887, New York, 1887
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 27, 1887 -- Vol. 57, No. 9 (New Series) -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents tight, very nice condition -- The front cover has five engravings titled "Edison's New Electrical Discoveries--Machines For Obtaining Electricity Direct From Fuel" (Thomas Edison, Pyromagnetic Dynamo) -- Other articles in this issue include: "Philosophy Of Longevity", "The Detroit Electric Street Railway", "Locomotive Attachment For Removing Obstructions From Railroad Tracks", "Improved Odometer Or Spoke Cyclometer", "A Machine For Forming Square Tin Cans", "The Proposed Tunnel Under The English Channel Between England And France", "The Millot-Hauvel Water Wheel", "The Principle Of The Firth Of Forth Bridge" -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS, including a patent issued to J. M. MARLIN for "Revolving Firearm" -- 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 -- **** NOTE: This issue has been stored in, and will be shipped in, an ACID FREE ARCHIVAL FOLDER with a Mylar Overlay. The Paper may be removed for viewing and reading. All this attention to maintain quality enhances the condition of the product delivered to you. ****. Bookseller Inventory # 015343

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- August 27, 1887 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Munn & Co. 1887, New York

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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