Título: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- July 29, 1893 -- ...
Editorial: New York: Munn & Co. 1893, New York
Año de publicación: 1893
Condición del libro: Very Good ..
Edición: First Edition - Original Issue
Disbound. Very Good . First Edition - Original Issue. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. This is an original, complete issue of 16 pages dated July 29, 1893 -- Vol. 69, No. 5 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents tight, very light moisture stain on bottom right corner, otherwise very nice condition -- The front cover has a beautiful, full page engraving titled "The World's Columbian Exposition--The Grand Tower Clock Of The Self-Winding Clock Company--Palace Of The Liberal Arts" -- Other articles in this issue include: "Naval Torpedoes", "Notes From The World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893", "Duplex Tandem Compound Engines Of The Watertown Steam Engine Company", "The Effect Of Sunlight On Bacteria", "A New Printing Telegraph" (Donald Murray), "The Ampere, The First Chain Towboat With Magnetic Adhesion", "Fonthill Abbey--Erected As A Residence, In 1796, By William Beckford" (England) -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS -- Very interesting advertising, including advertisements for "Edison Phonographs", "Kodaks" (Camera, Eastman Kodak Company), and "Electric Motors" (General Electric Company) -- Magazine is subtitled "A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures" -- It was said that as a boy Thomas Edison walked three miles to get his copy of Scientific American each week -- Frank Luther Mott, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his History of American Magazines, said "The Scientific American had a significance--at least for its first sixty or seventy years--unapproached in kind and effect by any other periodical" -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher, or Collector --. N° de ref. de la librería 015347
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