Scientific American, New York, September 28, 1878., Volume XXXIX,, No. 13.
Scientific American, New York, September 28, 1878., Volume XXXIX,, No. 13.

Scientific American, New York, September 28, 1878., Volume XXXIX,, No. 13.

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.

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