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Steam Carriages for Roads

The New York Crystal Palace

Cleansing Window Blinds

Anthracite Coal for the Reading Road

Our Railroad System

Brundred's Patent Throstle

The Tomato

Quick Work

The Woodworth Patent Bill Defeated

Mesmerism and Spiritual Rappings

Flat Roofs

To Take Creases out of Velvet

The Discovery of British Gum

Pommade de Seville

A New Idea in Steamships

To Make Prime Vinegar

Pleasant Perfume and Moth Preventive

Ostrich Feathers

The Battle of the Bees

Notes by a Practical Chemist


Theory and Practice

The Trial of Reaping Machines

Mechanical Philosophy

Manufacture of Steel

Machine for Digging Potatoes

Improved Car Coupling

Tyres for Locomotive Wheels

Heat, Heat

Turning Irregular Forms

Jointing Boards for Roofs

Improvement in the Dressing of Felt Hats

Ventilation of Cars

Planeospherical Quartz Crusher

Improvement in Tyres for Wagon Wheels

Discovery in Telegraphing


The New Patent Law of England

Prizes for the Next Volume

Explosion of a Cask of Alcohol

The Chemistry of Nature and Art

Things to be Discovered

Diaphragm Steam Generator

List of Patent Claims


An Englishman's Opinion of Americans

Patent Laws, and Guide to Inventors

Back Numbers and Volumes

Patent Claims

To Correspondents

Patent Double-Acting Spring Hinge



Elementary Mechanics

Zinc Yellow and Zinc Green


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    July 31, 1852

    Science for the Modern World