1892 Scientific American Map and View of New York City

NewYork-scientific-1892
$180.00
The Great Engineering Works of New York City.
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1892 Scientific American Map and View of New York City

NewYork-scientific-1892


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Title


The Great Engineering Works of New York City.
  November 19, 1892 (dated)    15 x 10 in (38.1 x 25.4 cm)

Description


Offered here is a rare edition of Scientific American Magazine issued to praise the great engineering projects of New York City. The front cover features a map of New York City's elevated train line – the precursor to the modern subway system, a View of Manhattan showing several important stations and bridges, and a close up of the 155th Street Viaduct, and of Union Station. Includes the full 10 page magazine.

Cartographer


Scientific American is a popular science magazine first published in 1845. It is the oldest continually running publication in the United States. Scientific American was originally conceived by Rufus Porter as a journal of American scientific achievement for the layman. It focused heavily on the documents of the U.S. Patent office but quickly widened its scope to includes a variety of scientific areas. Scientific American is still published today and its mission remains the same.

Source


Scientific American: A Weekly Jounral of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanica, Chemistry, and Manufactures.' New York, November 19, 1892.    

Condition


Very good condition. Includes entire November 19, 1892 Issue.