New York: Munn & Co., No. 361 Broadway, 1896. Ephemera no binding. Folio (16 ¼” x 11 ¼”); pp178-192; illustrated wrapper; insect damage to lower corner wrapper, small closed tears and chipping to wrapper edges, hand-soiling and shelf-wear to wrapper; very good minus. Very good. Item #1134
Advertised as a Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry and Manufactures. Contents include: The United States Protected Cruiser Olympia; Stability of Lofty Buildings; Report on the Plans of New York Rapid Transit; A New Copyright Bill; Spain’s Big Meteorite; The Marvels of an Ostrich’s Stomach; De Lanoy’s Chimney Cowl; Education in Japan; Mayer’s Folding Baby Carriage; Dunn’s Amalgamator; Water Drinking in Typhoid Fever; A Great Ice Skating Rink, Washington, D.C.; Knapp’s Straw Stacker; Condensed Food not a Success for Soldiers; Ocean Dept of 29,400 Feet; Introduction of the Thermometer into France; A Novel Hand Camera; Effect of Temperature upon Strength of Wrought Iron and Steel; Trade Marks and Trade Names; The End of an Electric Patent War; the Sandstorm in NJ; To Bore Glass; the NY Botanical Garden; Roentgen Photography; Another Dark Star; Preparation of Lamb and Kid Skins for Gloves; The Oldest Botanical Work; Fattening Oysters; The Banana; Dual Personality and the Double Brain; How to Sail on Skates; the Fuller Acetylene Apparatus; To Clean Windows; Marvelous Growth of American Iron and Steel Production; and Index of Inventions.