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The Plagioscope

A Country Residence

The Late Dr. D. Van Monckhoven

Gigantic Florida Enterprises

American Cheese in England

A New Mexican Ranch

Aerial Navigation

Iron-Clads in Battle

Improved Life Boat

German Railway Signals

Argand Lamps

Fireless Locomotives for Tramways

By G. Lentz

Recent Telephone Experiments in Paris

Automatically Closing Ventilating Chamber for Coal Mines

De Meritens's New Machines

Sabine's Electric Apparatus

Hunting by the Electric Light

How Clay Pipes are Made

On Coal Tar

By S. A. Sadler

Corundum-Its Varieties and Uses

The World's Production of Precious Metals.—The Work of the Mint

Microchemical Reactions

By A. Tschidrch

The Ash and its Varieties

Testing the Commercial Value of Carbolic Acid

By O. Bach

Poisonous Leaves

Nevada Fossils

Cultivated Species of Inula

The Plateau of Mid-Asia

Animal Intelligence

A Large Mastodon's Skeleton

Chief Deities in American Religion


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Scientific American Supplements Volume 14, Issue 361supp

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