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Amateur Mechanics

Jaded Heads

American Affluence of Mechanical Invention

The Home of the Meteors

Wire in Wheat

Applications of Celluloid

Woman the Primitive Pottery-Maker and Decorator

Notes on Faience and its Manufacture

Recent Mechanical Inventions

Fountain Watering Trough for Cattle

A New Attachment for Boilers

Machine for Stretching and Softening Cloth

Miscellaneous Inventions

Australian Insects in California

The Heslop Steam Engine

Agricultural Inventions

A New Fender for Vessels

New Loading Apparatus for Ordnance

The Cape Buffalo

The Forceps Crab

Better than Dime Novels

Fine Cast Iron Work

The Allanthus as Timber

What Should be the Legal Standard of Kerosene?

To Inventors

Communications Received


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  • Recent Inventions

  • New Books and Publications

  • Business and Personal

  • Notes and Queries

  • Index of Inventions

  • Patents

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April 12, 1879

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