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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Volume XXVI, Nos. 1-26, January 1-June 22, 1872, Volume XXVII, Nos. 1-26, July 6 - December 28, 1872.

Munn & Co: NY 1872. Illustr, 16.5 x 12, half leather, gilt ruled with gilt lettering, 1-422, 1-414. Covers rubbed, spotted and scratched, leather scuffed/scraped, tears, creasing, some soiling, toning, uncut pages, a few pages roughly opened, a couple of pages lack the lower corners, tiny hole on p 209/210 (vol. xxvii), supplement inserted between May 11 and May 18, November 25th issue the pagination is 1-16 (November 23 ends on p 334 and November 30 begins on p 335), majority of the contents are clean and good. Lots of articles on steam: improved steam streetcars, boilers, portable steam brick machine, heating buildings with steam, etc; aviation: navigable balloon, steam flying ship; firearms: the Remington works, Colt's armory testing machine, Gatling system of firearms and many more gun-related articles; silver mining in Nevada; embalming the dead; the Detroit River tunnel; brewing; looms; sewing machines; typewriters; history of American Petroleum; a two page well illustr article on the mosquito and this article "Spiritualism Answered by Science." And much, much more.


Book Id: 98-5703

Price: $395.00

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