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How Great Inventions are Made

The Impolicy of Anti-Patent Combinations

The Proposed World's Fair in 1883

The Western Railway Association and the Patent Laws

The Logic of Government Control

The Owner of the Cape of Good Hope and his Ostrich Farm

Hints to the Young Steam Fitter

By WM. J. Baldwin

Mechanical Inventions

Improved Blowpipe

Novel Pedo-Motor

Improved Draught Tug Springs

Combined Milk Strainer and Stool

Miscellaneous Inventions

American Industries—No. 30.


Recent Inventions

Improvement in Fireplaces

New Weighted Horseshoe

Spider Crab

The Moholi Galago

Natural History Notes

Ancient Egyptian Glassware

Agricultural Inventions

Communications Received


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  • New Books and Publications

  • Index of Inventions

  • Notes and Queries

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February 14, 1880

Of Shamrocks and Science

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