Título: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN -- July 13, 1889 -- ...
Editorial: New York: Munn & Co. 1889, New York
Año de publicación: 1889
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 13, 1889 -- Vol. 61, No. 2 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents tight, small tear on page 23, otherwise, very nice condition -- The front cover has a full page engraving titled "The Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo", invented by W. Scott Sims and Thomas A. Edison, with accompanying article on Page 21 -- Other articles in this issue include: "Condition And Needs Of The Navy", "The Paris Exhibition", "Koechling's Beach Chair" (Charles E. Koechling), "The New Additions To The Navy", with engraving titled "The New Two Thousand Ton Cruiser", "Means Of Producing Cold" (air conditioning and refrigeration), "A Mountain Electric Railway" (the Burgenstock near Lucerne), "Milk And Some Of Its Products", "Accident On The Housatonic Railroad" -- List of recent INVENTIONS and PATENTS, including a patent issued to Westinghouse, Jr. & Rites for "Compound Engine" -- Very interesting advertising -- 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 015338
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