Scientific Amer. 1876 Roman Aqueducts,Concrete Cottages

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This is Scientific American Supplement, May 13, 1876. Fascinating articles, beautifully illustrated with detailed drawings, diagrams, and engravings.

Topics include (asterisk indicates one or more illustrations):

Cover article about 160-Ton Hydraulic Crane (*) New Decomposing Furnace International Exhibition Buildings - (* of the South, The U.S. Govt. Bldgs., British Govt. Bldgs., and the Carriage Exhibition Building) Bridge Piers Bishop's Plan for Submarine Tunnels Proposed Rolling Bridge over the Thames, London (*) Bishop's Plan for Channel Railway Tunnel (*) The Ancient Roman Aqueducts (*) Straightening the course of the Danube River (* map of new bed of Danube at Vienna) The Courreux Excavating Apparatus (*) How to make spiral springs (*) Concrete Building (* of designs for concrete cottages, by Henry Macaulay) A History of Longhorn Cattle (several * of cows) ...and more.

and many articles or short stories about various other topics. Also - Correspondence, Notes and Queries, Patents, great period advertisements. Size 12"x17". Pages 305-320. Condition is fair, pages separating along fold line. Some small tears.

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121097
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-1
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Books, Paper & Magazines
Department
Collectibles
Year
c.1900
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