New York: Munn & Co., 37 Park Row, 1878. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp192-206; hand-soiling and shelf-wear to wrapper, chipping to edges; very good. Very good. Item #1133
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: Paris Exhibition—the Facades of Annam, Persia, Siam, Tunis, Monaco, and San Marino; Dynamite and Water; New Explosives; Silver Mining Here and Abroad; Pocket Life Buoys; Corundum—Its Occurrence and Distribution; The Velocity of Light; Trade with Russia; The Captive Balloon—Apparatus for Testing the Strength of Materials [Giffard’s]; Improvement in the Leclanche Battery; Ancient Stand for Yule Log; A Cabinet; Military Boots; The Spanish Language; Optical Effects of Intense Heat and Light; Canning Fruit Cold; The Lontin Electric Light; The Sewage and Irrigation Farm at Bedford, England; The Raising of the Eurydice [HMS Eurydice at Sandown Bay]; Cast Steel without Crucibles; Simple Electric Light Apparatus; Town Sewage Changed into Hydraulic Cement; Interesting Experiments with Lycopodium Seeds; the Preservation of the Teeth; Gould’s Neomorpha; the Pigments of the Retina; Insect Powder; Roses in Pots; ; and Index of Inventions.