In reply to many interrogatories as to what back numbers and volumes of the Scientific American can be furnished, we make the following statement: Of Volumes 1, 2 and 3—none. Of Volume 4, about 20 Nos.; price 60 eta. Of Volume 5, all but 4 numbers, price, in sheets, $1. Of Volume 6, all; price in sheets, $2; bound, $2,75. Of Vol. 7a all; price sn sheets, $2j bound, $2,75.
This article was originally published with the title "Back Numbers and Volumes" in Scientific American 8, 6, 47 (October 1852)