Scientific American, New York, December 14, 1895., Volume LXXIII,, No. 24
New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1895. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp370-384; illustrated wrapper; 4” split at tail of wrapper fold and separation at mid-fold, 1” closed tear to fore-edge through all pages; light hand-soiling and shelf-wear to wrapper; very good minus. Very good. Item #1125
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: The Atlanta Exposition—The Woman’s Building; The Motocycle Award; Strikes in the United States and Europe; Population of Canton [China]; Trolley Improvements Required; What Happens to the Carbon in the Arc Light?; Car Coupler Patents; Meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Color Glass Plates; A Monument to Ericsson, Filipstad, Sweden; Remedy for Nosebleed; Bode’s Clothes Rack; An Improved Lawn Mower; an Eruption of Mount Vesuvius; a Holder to Facilitate Work on Boots or Shoes [Lundqvist]; The Art of Horseback Riding; Forsyth’s Envelope; Lucas’ Telephone Transmitter; A Fire Ball; The Fastest Regular Train in the World; the Vanderbilt Arboretum; Battleships No. 5 & 6; Trial of a New Torpedo; Gelatin—Its Saline Digestion; Destruction of Forests in California; the De La Vergne Motor Drag; the Manufacture of Hat Blocks; the Blacksmith and His Forge; Gold and Silver; the Thermophone; new Science Notes and Index of Inventions.