Scientific American, New York, August 3, 1895., Volume LXXIII,, No. 5.
New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1895. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp66-80; illustrated wrapper; 2” split at tail of wrapper fold, insect damage to lower corner wrapper and 1st page, small closed tears and chipping to wrapper edges, hand-soiling and shelf-wear to wrapper; very good minus. Very good. Item #1129
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