New York: Munn & Co., 1859. New Series. Hardcover. Profusely illustrated, with articles on a wide variety of inventions. An article "India-Rubber and Its Manufactures", with rubber plant illustrations. An article on Mack's Lifesaving Raft" with illustration of sailors at sea clinging to merry go round like flotation device.
Volume I 1859, including the first issue of this famous weekly journal, Volume I , Number I, issued July 2, 1859. Folio. Monthly issues to December. Three quarter dark brown gilt leather and brown buckram. Corners and spine rubbed, some insect damage to top edge only of very last page of last issue. Very good overall. Item #15128