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[Technology] 3 Titles (8 Vols).
++ SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. 2 Vols. NY: Jan. 5-Dec. 28, 1867; Jan. 1 – Dec. 23, 1867. Mostly weekly. 1871’s front cover loose. Corners of covers frayed. Number on spines, rubber stamps on eps. Some issues lightly toned, some areas have slight foxing. Interiors very good. At the time, Scientific American served as a journal for technology. New inventions are announced and described, and scientific questions are raised. Text illustrations throughout. ++ ENGINEERING: An Illustrated Weekly Journal. Edited by W. H. Maw and J. Dredge. 2 Vols: Vol XLV (Jan. 6 to June 29, 1888) and Vol LIX (Jan. 4 to June 28, 1895). Front joints cracked, corners of covers worn (Jan-June 1895 more so than Jan-June 1888), 1895’s covers have more edgewear. Leaf removal or stub between first 2 issues of 1888. Interiors very good. Many folding or double plates and partial-page diagrams. ++ THE CIRLCE OF THE SCIENCES. With an Introductory Discourse of The Objects, Pleasures, and Advantages of Sciences by Henry Lord Brougham. Edited by Majes Wylde... 4-Volume edition. London Printing and Publishing, (nd). Leather rubbed, interiors very good. Many partial-page diagrams and plates (mostly portraits).
++ 4to/folio. Differing early 1/2 leather and cloth. Sold with all faults. 51.5

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8 Vols: Scientific American, Engineering...

Estimate $100 - $150Sep 8, 2016