New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1895. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp50-64; illustrated wrapper; 3” split at tail of wrapper fold, small closed tears and chipping to wrapper edges, hand-soiling and shelf-wear to wrapper; very good minus. Very good. Item #1130
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: The Lake Steamer North Land; Prevention of Electrolytic Action Upon Water and Gas Mains; Wire Rope 1900 Years Old; Terrestrial Helium; Bicycle an Aid to Science and Art; Electrical Items Worth Remembering; How Electricity Sets Fires; Cycle Notes; Holcomb’s Banjo or Guitar; High Speed Navigation; the Wheel Versus the Pedestrian; Barathon’s Propeller Life Buoy; Eastman’s Bob Sled; Aerial Navigation [Caballero’s Air Vessel]; the International Exposition at Atlanta with a Map: Plan of Piedmont Park; Paper Sails; Do Gulls Follow Ships; To Prevent Drifting Sands; Remarkable Lakes in British Columbia; Experiment on Thermo-Electric Currents; the Cornell Crew in England; Bicycle Insurance Risks; Corrosion of Aluminum; a Sectional Side Launch Dock; Razor Sharpener; Mount Ranier, Washington; the New Torpedo Boats; a Novelty in Optical Lanterns; Photographing Oil Paintings; Retouching Surfaces; the Paradise Birds Recently Discovered in New Guinea; and Index of Inventions.