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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 17, 1893 -- Original Complete Issue --

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

Published by New York: Munn & Co. 1893, New York, 1893
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 June 17, 1893 -- Vol. 68, No. 24 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents tight, very nice condition -- The front cover has two large engravings titled "The New Armored War Ship New York--Under Full Speed And At Anchor" -- Other articles in this issue include: "The Erie Canal Celebration Of 1825", "Notes From The World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893", "The 'Criterion' Electric Light Lantern", "Electric Time System--Self-Winding Regulator", "Demonstration Of Sound Waves", "The Dashiell Rapid Fire Gun" (Navy), "Photographs In Color", "How Straw Paper Is Made", "The Highest Bridge In Germany On The Solingen-Remscheid Railroad, Now Being Built" (Plans by Arthur Riemer) -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS, including a patent issued to J. M. and M. S. BROWNING for "Magazine Catch For Firearms" -- Very interesting advertising, including advertisements for "Edison Phonographs", "Edison Mimeograph" (A.B. Dick Company), "Kodaks" (Camera, Eastman Kodak Company), and "Electric Motors" (General Electric Company) -- 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 # 015346

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- June 17, 1893 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Munn & Co. 1893, New York

Publication Date: 1893

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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