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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- March 30, 1889 -- Original Complete Issue --

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

Published by New York: Munn & Co. 1889, New York, 1889
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 March 30, 1889 -- Vol. 60, No. 13 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents tight, very nice condition -- The front page has four engravings accompanying an article titled "The Metropolitan Telephone Co.'s New Central Station And Great Switchboard" -- Other articles in this issue include: "The Cause Of Earthquakes", "Northern Pacific Railway--Canadian Extensions", "The Decimal Or Metric System", "An Improved Buckboard" (James W. Lawrence), "An Improved Knife Cleaner" (Robert W. Jamieson), "Progress Of Electric Installations In London", "An Improved Photograph Printing Frame" (Cornelius T. Cain), "The Gatling Gun", "The New Spanish Ship Of War Pelayo" -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS, including a patent issued to G. WESTINGHOUSE for "System of Electrical Distribution" and a patent issued to R. J. GATLING for "Combined Torpedo and Gunboat" -- 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 # 015337

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- March 30, 1889 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Munn & Co. 1889, New York

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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