Scientific American, New York, October 7, 1899., Vol. LXXXI, NO. 15.
New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1899. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp226-240; illustrated wrapper; 4” separation at bottom wrapper fold, closed tear to front wrapper fore-edge, light hand-soiling; very good. Very good. Item #1117
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Articles include: Krup Armor and Congress; Trade Mark Decision by the Imperial German Patent Office; Lake Chelan Upheaval; Manufacture of Paper Pulp and Cardboard from Peat; New Smokeless Powder Factory; Compressed Peat Fuel; A Home-Made Cold Box and Water Cooler; an Automatic Acetylene-Generator; Electrographs of the Electro-Static Current Made Without a Camera; Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing; Solid Hydrogen; Hansen’s Chainless Bicycle; Automobile News; The University of California Plans; moving of a courthouse in Nebraska by train; electrically operated bridge at the Drury Lane Theater in London; Wind-swept Island of San Nicolas; Illumination of the Brooklyn Bridge; the color of window blinds; Railroads in Africa; Wireless “Telephony”; and an index of invention for the week ending September 26, 1899.