Mechanics' Magazine September 25 1852 No. 1520 Sir George Cayley's Governable Parachutes

Mechanics' Magazine September 25 1852  No. 1520 Sir George Cayley's Governable Parachutes
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  Original Edition Mechanics' Magazine September 25 1852  No. 1520   Vol. LVII

Publisher-Printing Location: London: Printed by Richard Archibald Brooman. Size and Page Count: 5.5" X 8.25" Tall    20 pages Edited by J.C. Robertson, 166, Fleet-street

Condition:  Very Good + - Light tanning. disbound issue.

  •  Sir George Cayley's Governable Parachutes
  • Front page -  2 Famous Illustrations of Sir George Cayley's Governable Parachutes. Considered the first printing of a manned glider airplane.
  • Page 242 Description of Invention by Cayley
  • Page 242 - 2 more Illustrations and Descriptions
  • Page 244 - Conclusion of Cayley's invention. Substitution of Borax for Soap in the Scouring of Silk by Professor Bolley
  •  Reviews of Mathematical Periodicals including ones on Lunar Theory including measurements of the eccentricity of the Moon's Orbit by T.T.W.
  • Article on Improved Sounding Lead Device by Edward B. Bright, Liverpool.
  • Effect of Rotation on Floating Bodies. Includes a long mathematical formula for the Equation of Fluid Equilibrium
  • The Exciseman's Staff Question 
  • Connection of Atmospheric Impurity with Disease by Henry McCormac of Belfast
  • Theoretical Remarks on the Structure of Iron by J. N. V. Fuchs
  • ​Successful Application of the Rotary Engine to Steam Navigation - Henry Wimshurst
  • ​Duke of Kent
  • ​Specifications of English Patents During the Week ending September 20, 1852 - Thermometers, Wheels, Springs, Fender, Presses, Steam Engines, Velvets, Wood Combing, Weaving, Railways, Rotary Engines, Steam Boilers, Printing Fabrics, etc.


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