Scientific American October 1, 1887 Vol. LVII No. 14
(Scientific American)

New York: Munn & Co., 1887. (15) pages; black and white issue cover story 'Practical Experiments With the Pneumatic Dynamite Gun. - Blowing Up a Vessel in New York Harbor"; very well-illustrated in black and white throughout; including: the cover story on the Navy's testing this weapon, with the "Episodes of the Trial" and a plan and section of the dynamite cruiser; section on Birds of Paradise, illustrated; piece on Sneezing, How to Teacher a Pacer to Trot, Quicksilver Ores, Tin Plate, Krupp's latest "Great Gun", artistic work in silver and bronze; illustrations of Collins' Potato Digger, Improved Vertical Plate Bending Rollers, other inventions, index of inventions; advertisements, more; large 11 1/2" x 16" approx. format; light edge, tips wear & soiling & dustiness to paper wraps; very good condition and interesting 19th century scientific, industrial history ephemera. Very Good S (Item ID: 17789)


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