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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- March 30, 1895 -- Original Complete Issue --

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

Published by Munn & Co., New York, 1895
Condition: Very Good .. Soft cover
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This is an original, complete issue of 16 pages dated March 30, 1895 -- Vol. 72, No. 13 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents tight, very nice condition -- The front cover has an article with a group of engravings titled "The Porcelain And Earthenware Industry" (Knowles, Taylor & Knowles Company, East Liverpool, Ohio, 1854) -- Other articles in this issue include: "The Electric Transmission Of Energy", "Cause Of The Gulf Stream And Similar Ocean Currents", "Casgrain's Metal Casting Apparatus" (Dr. Edmond H. Casgrain), "Dr. P. H. Vander Weyde" (scientist, died March 18, 1895), "A Simple Camera Shutter", "Primitive Fire Engines", "Ships Of The New United States Navy" (with two full page engravings titled "Comparative Dimensions Of The Vessels"), "An Expedition To The Antarctic Regions", "Acetylene Apparatus", "The Loeb Patent Respirator" (fireman) -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS -- 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 # 015334

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Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- March 30, 1895 -- ...

Publisher: Munn & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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