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Li Hung Chang's Trip around the World

The Migration of Birds

author of “The Migration of British Birds.”

By Charles Dixon

The Tamers and Trainers of Wild Animals

The National Observatory at Paris and the Astro-Physical Observatory at Meudon

Precious Stones


By Henry A. Miers

The Largest Diamond

Electric Turret for Armorclads

An Electric Dredger

The Vallee Gasoline Carriage

Lost Arts and Recipes

Selected Formulæ

Miscellaneous Notes

Electrical Notes

Engineering Notes

Apparatus for the Manufacture of Acetylene Gas II

The Laundry, Sanitary and General Engineering Exhibition

Thin Cast Polished Glass

A New Departure in Plate Glass Manufacture

Maple Sugar

The Rivoire Music Registering Apparatus


Portable Photographic Lantern

The Naturalist's Camera


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    October 03, 1896

    Science for the Modern World