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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 6, 1891 -- Original Issue --

Munn & Co.

Published by New York: Munn & Co. 1891, 1891
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Pictorial Cover. Very Good First Edition - Original Issue. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. An Original issue of 16 pages dated June 6, 1891 -- On page 363 it is noted that on May 26, 1891 patent # 452,913 was issued to T. A. EDISON for "Telegram,Sextuplex", this is a historic event and highly desireable to collectors of Edison's work and scientific events -- Other items of note with engravings are: Front page "Great Tower of the City Hall, Philadelphia--total Height 547 feet", page 359 "Preparing Torpedoes for Action", page 361 "A Broken Shaft Repaired at Sea by means of the Thompson Coupler Re-enforced by Chains and Cables", plus many others -- As always the pages of advertisements are fascinating - ( a very small address label is affixed to the back cover - a small tear on the front cover/edge ) -- The publisher proclaims their publication to be "A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures". -- An excellent opportunity for the collector and researcher. -- 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 firsty 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in kind and effect by any other periodical" -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, actually it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurence. ---- 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 # 000082

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 6, 1891 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Munn & Co. 1891

Publication Date: 1891

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