New York: Munn & Co., 37 Park Row, 1877. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp48-62; rear wrapper has owner label, illustrated wrapper; 2” closed tear through all leaves at fold, hortizontal fold through all leaves, chipping to wrapper edges, small insect holes in some sheets, hand-soiling and shelf-wear to wrapper; very good minus. Very good. Item #1132
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: Wrought Iron Tubular Safety Boiler [Firmenich’s]; the Modern Tendency of the Medical Art; Inebriety as a Disease; A New Hunting Ground [“Thibet”]; Second Bridge Between New York and Brooklyn; Davis’ Dredging Machine; Bullard’s Carpet Stretcher; Test of Fire Hose and Couplings; Suspended Animation in Vegetables; Professor Marey’s Investigations on the Action of the Heart; Color Ghosts; An English Editor on American Railways; Gold Mining in China; A Magazine Gun Invented in 1775; Rivets and Riveting; Tomlinson’s Self-Oiling Axle Box; The Wiley and Russell Company’s Screw-Cutting Tools; Corrosion of Sheet Zinc; The Basilica of St. Peter’s, Rome; The Mediterranean Coast of France; Finishing Lace and Other Fabrics; Winter Dressing Fruit Trees; The Manufacture of Milk Sugar; Effect of Heat on Carriage Woodwork at the Centennial; Kaolin; The Man of Business and the Business Man; The Strongest War Vessel in the World [The Italian Ironclad Duilio]; Lauck’s Steam Carriage; and Index of Inventions.