THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. The Advocate of Industry, And Journal of Scientific, Mechanical and Other Improvements, Volume 5, nos. 1-52, September 22-December 28, 1849, January 5, 1850-September 14, 1850.
Scientific American, Munn & Company: NY, 1849 and 1850. Item #98-1534
Illustr, 15.5 x 11, quarter leather, black leather spine label with gilt lettering, marbled boards, 416 pp. Covers rubbed, scratched, spotted, corners and spine tips bumped and worn, small dent on top of rear board, outer edges of spine worn and starting to crack, leather scuffed/scraped, horizontal tear on spine, contents have spotting, toning, Feb. 16 very toned, creasing, staining, a few small tears, approx 3" vertical tear to upper margin of p 357/358 else good/very good. Some of the articles: "The Famous Prussian Breech-Loading Rifle," "Improved Machinery for Making Cotton Batting," "Day's Sub-Marine Telescope Examiner," "Adkins' Grass Cutting Machine." A total of 52 issues.