New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1896. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp34-48; illustrated wrapper; shelf-wear and hand-soiling; very good. Very good. Item #1119
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: The Light Draught Composite Gunboats; the Advantages of the Induced over the Forced Draught System; the Acceleration of Railway Speeds; Queer Things that are Sent to the Patent Office; Arms for the National Guard; A Bicycle Chain Riveting Machine; Bell’s Wagon End Gate Fastener; Horseless Carriages and Sanitation; Mercury Oxycyanide as an Antiseptic; A Boiler Fire Box Formed of Water Tubes [Ingleton’s Fire Box]; Engert’s Chimney; An Improved Stone Dresser [Aronstein’s]; Curious Tops [toys]; Some Shortcomings of the New Army Rifle; The New Torpedo Boats; Inventions of Alfred Ely Beach; A Tropical Garden in NJ; Test of a Battleship Turret Plate; and Index of Inventions.