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.