Scientific American, New York, November 25, 1899., Volume LXXXL,, No. 22
Scientific American, New York, November 25, 1899., Volume LXXXL,, No. 22

Scientific American, New York, November 25, 1899., Volume LXXXL,, No. 22

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.

Price: $35.00

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