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History of Boating on the Mississippi River

A Compressed Air Duster

Sir Henry Bessemer

Proposed Railway through British Central Africa

By W. Wiseman

Experimental Researches on Mechanical Flight

Persian Carpet Weaving

A Novel East Indian Well

Bucking Keir for Cotton Fabrics

The Mariner's Compass

The Spontaneous Ignition of Carbon Bisulphide

By Max Popel

Improved Brick Press


The Columbian World's Fair

The World's Fair, Chicago, 1893

Some Applications of Photography

Celmisia Spectabilis

An Indian Toddy Palm&ndashPhœnix Sylvestris


By Thomas Meehan

The Apadana of Artaxerxes Mnemon

Astronomical Observatories and what is Done There

By F. W. Levander

Building Plans and Specifications


Useful Engineering Books


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August 29, 1891

Science for the Modern World