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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 11, 1881 -- Original Complete Issue --

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

Published by New York: Munn & Co. 1881, New York, 1881
Condition: Fair. Soft cover
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Disbound. Fair. First Edition - Original Issue. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. This is an original, complete issue of 16 pages dated June 11, 1881 -- Vol. 44, No. 24 (New Series) -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents tight, some tears on several pages, however, no text or illustrations missing, otherwise, nice condition -- The front cover has a large engraving titled "Improved Machine For Finishing Fabrics" -- Other articles in this issue include: "A Mushroom Farm In Mammoth Cave" (Kentucky), "Manuscripts On Which The Bible Revision Is Based", "Government Examinations Of Gun Inventions", "English Soft Porcelain", "Apparatus For Making Oxygen Gas From Bleaching Powder" -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS, including two patents issued to A. G. BELL for "Telephonic Receiver", and in "English Patents Issued To Americans" a patent was issued to T. A. EDISON for "Electric Light" -- 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 # 015344

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 11, 1881 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Munn & Co. 1881, New York

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Fair.

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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