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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 22, 1889 -- Original Complete Issue -- THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD --

Munn & Co.

Published by New YorkNew York: Munn & Co. 1889, 1889
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Disbound. Very Good. First Edition - Original Issue. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. . This is an Original, complete issue of 16 pages dated June 22, 1889 -- Vol. 60, No. 25 -- Illustrated -- Pages are tight, very nice condition -- The Front Page has 3 illustrations Of The Johnstown Flood titled "View Of The Interior Of The Dam After The Accident", "Buried Locomotives and Wreck Of Cars At East Conemaugh", and "Present Appearance Of South Fork Dam", these are accompanied by an EXTENSIVE article that continues on Pages 390 and 391 where there are 6 more illustrations titled "The Stone Bridge And The Blockade Above It", "Cross Section Of The Dam", "Masonry Work At The Outlet Beneath The Dam", "South Fork Lake Before The Destruction Of The Dam", "Temporary Bridges Over Stony Creek", and "Bird's Eye View Of Conemaugh Valley and Johnstown", This is one of the finest reporting of this Appalling Disaster -- -- Fascinating Advertisements -- Etc. Etc. -- Frank Luther Mott, winner of The Pulitzer Prize for his History of American Magazines, states that "The Scientific American had a significance--at least for its first sixty or seventy years--unapproached in kind and effect by any other periodical" -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, actually it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurence. -- **** NOTE-- This issue has been stored in, and will be shipped in, an ACID FREE ARCHIVAL FOLDER with a Mylar Overlay. An Enhancement in Quality and Security when delivered to you . the paper may be easily removed for viewing and reading **** ---- Historical Events Are Never More Exciting Than When You Read Them From The Day They First Occurred And Were Reported In Newspapers and Magazines ----. Bookseller Inventory # 007461

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 22, 1889 -- ...

Publisher: New YorkNew York: Munn & Co. 1889

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

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