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Strength, Weight, and Fineness of Woven Fabrics

A Year's Progress

Stamps for Trade Marks

Erastus Brigham Bigelow

The Future of Africa

Remarkable Fly Wheel Explosion

The Scientific American for 1880

Miscellaneous Inventions

A New Telephone

The Duplex Air Compressor

The Climax Safety Hammerless Gun

Boat-Lowering and Detaching Apparatus

Agricultural Inventions

American Industries.--No. 27

Mechanical Inventions

New Car Step

New Stone-Dressing Tool

The Sea Serpent Accounted for

By Daniel C. Beard


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  • Patents

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December 27, 1879

Science for the Modern World