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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 29, 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 29, 1889 -- Vol. 60, No. 26 -- Illustrated -- Pages are tight, very nice condition -- The Front page has 6 illustrations titled "U.S. Government Improvements On The Mississippi River At Plum Point, About Fifty Miles Above Memphis" -- Pages 406 and 407 contains an extensive article titled "The Johnstown Disaster" with 3 Large Illustrations titled "The Johnstown Disaster--The School House, The Only Building Left In The Vicinity, The Railway Bridge and Burning Debris Driven Against It", "The Johnstown Disaster--View On Elm Street", and "The Johnstown Disaster--View On Main Street" -- On Page 409 Under the "Index Of Inventions" is noted that Patent Number 404,902 was awarded to Thomas Edison for "Electrical Distribution System" -- Fascinating Advertisements -- Many Inventions -- 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in kind and effect by any other periodical" -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, actually it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurence.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 # 007462

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 29, 1889 -- ...

Publisher: New YorkNew York: Munn & Co. 1889

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

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