You have access to SA issues and articles on Sciam through institutional access. Click here if you'd like to opt out.

You have access to Scientific American issues and magazine articles through your institution’s site license

Skip to main content


Improved Steam Diary Apparatus

Economy in Fuel

Meeting of Congress

Locke's Portable Shower Bath

Valuable and Important Publications

The Missionary Memorial, and American Religious Gift Book

New and Sterling Works

A Book for Every Family!

Which can be mailed at Periodical Postage to any part of the United Stales

The Pictorial History of the American Revolution


  • From the Editor

    The Scientific American

  • Departments

    The Frog

  • Yankee Land

  • Sonnet in Praise of Invention

  • Variety

  • The Mechanic's Saturday Night

  • New Inventions

  • Rational Religion

  • Favors of the Press

  • Scraps of Curious Information

  • Aerial Navigator

  • Interesting Experiments

  • The Earth is Beautiful

Purchase To Read More

Already purchased this issue? Sign In to Access
Select Format
Scroll To Top