Scientific American, New York, May 5, 1900., Vol. LXXXII, NO. 18.
Scientific American, New York, May 5, 1900., Vol. LXXXII, NO. 18.

Scientific American, New York, May 5, 1900., Vol. LXXXII, NO. 18.

New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1900. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp274-288; illustrated wrapper; 2” separation at bottom wrapper fold, one ad removed mid-page on p284 affecting the article on the previous page on lithographic stone in Germany, light hand-soiling and chipping to fore-edge front wrapper; very good minus. Very good. Item #1118

Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: Revival of the American Merchant Marine; The Single-Rail Suspended Railway; review from the Seventh Annual Reception and Exhibition of the NY Academy of Sciences; Floating Dry Docks for NYC; astronomical events in May; Paris Exposition Notes; Death of the Duke of Argyll; New Form of Fiber-Cleaning Machine [Escalante]; Large Traction Engines for Siberia; White and Dark Meats in Dietetics; Improved Engine Valve Gear; the Ives System of Color Photography [the Kromskop]; the Upbuilding of the American Merchant Marine; Automobile News; Latest Work of the Palestine Exploration Fund; the Langen Single-Rail Suspended Highway [over the Wupper River]; Purification of Acetylene; Iodine in Sea Water; Effective Ditch-Digging Machine; Deep Bore Holes and Shafts; the Solubility of Argon and Helium in Water; a Convenient Panoramic Camera; a New Ore of Nickel; International Photographic Congress; and index of inventions for the week ending April 24, 1900.

Price: $35.00

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