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Stationary Beam Engine

The Scientific American Supplement

The Scientific American in the Workshop and Engine Room

Safety Car Couplings

The World's Cotton Trade

The Manufacture of Fine Wall Papers

Improved Life Raft

The Telephone at the Paris Opera

Agricultural Inventions

Ebony Cabinet

Miscellaneous Inventions


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December 31, 1881

Of Shamrocks and Science

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