The AMERICAN ENGINEER: An Illustrated Weekly Journal. October 30, 1889 [1 Issue in Original Wraps] Rare VICTORIAN ANTIQUE Engineering Technology
THE AMERICAN ENGINEER. ORIGINAL SINGLE ISSUE, October 30, 1889, Vol. 18, No. 18. Softcover, original blue wrappers, 14.5" x 10.5", 9 pages of text (numbered 154-162) + 9 pages of advertisements, including covers. The text is illustrated with detailed technical antique engravings. GOOD CONDITION: The wrappers have light age-wear, small closed edge-tears, corner creasing, corner-tip chips, and the spine is mostly split at the fold but holding by a few inches, otherwise the covers remain very bright. Internally, the two binding staples have completely oxidized leaving a rust stain/hole, light wear from age and use, edge-wear, and corner-creases, overall the 125 year old inner pages are bright, clean, unmarked and complete. Rare.