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The Impatience of Youth

Design Patents

Chicle, or Mexican Gum

Common Mistakes in House Building

American Industries.--No. 14

Suspension Bridges

The Cause of Consumption

A Novel Motor

Thrasher, Straw Scale, and Sheaf Binder

Miscellaneous Inventions - May 31, 1879

Amateur Mechanics

Rotary Cutters

Railway Notes

New Steam Boiler

Engineering Inventions - May 31, 1879

The Equine Antelope

New Provision Safe

Greek Drinking Cup

New Agricultural Inventions - May 31, 1879

The Edible Mussel

Gerard Mercator, the Cosmographer

David Page

To Inventors - May 31, 1879

Communications Received - May 31, 1879


  • Departments

    Notes and Queries - May 31, 1879

  • Business and Personal - May 31, 1879

  • New Books and Publications - May 31, 1879

  • Index of Inventions - May 31, 1879

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