New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1899. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp338-352; illustrated wrapper; 4” split at tail of wrapper fold, hand-soiling and shelf-wear to wrapper; very good. Very good. Item #1128
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: Present Condition of the Paris Exposition of 1900: The Future of South Africa, The Vienna Meteorite Collection; Industrial Invasion of Great Britain; The Meteor Display; Bids for 16 ½ knox Cruisers Accepted at the Naval Board of Construction; Railroads in Asia; Wireless Telegraphy Between Balloons; Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences; A Discussion of the Superimposed Turret for Warships; New Letterbox Indicator; Methods of Revolving the Optical Apparatus for Lighthouses; The Scientific Extermination of Locusts [locust fungus]; Automobile News; American Armor Plate for a Russian Battleship; Effect of Heat on Scorpions; the Gypsy Moth; Long-Scale Measuring Instruments; Annual Meeting of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers; Recording Meteor-Paths by Photography; New Artificial Paving Stone; The Year’s Progress in Agriculture; Successful Trials of the Holland Submarine Boat; Hamilton Young Castner (chemist); “Don Coyote” (American Wild Dog of the Far West); Cameron’s Branding Instrument; A Simple Slide-Valve for Steam-Engines [Damerell’s]; and Index of Inventions.