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Title: DESCRIPTION OF THE PROCESS OF MANUFACTURING COAL GAS, For the Lighting of Streets Houses, and Public Buildings, with Elevations, Sections, and Plans of the Most Improved Sorts of Apparatus Now Employed at the Gas Works in London, and the Principal Provincial Towns of Great Britain; Accompanied with comparative Estimates, exhibiting the most Economical Mode of procuring this species of Light.
Description: London, Printed for Thomas Boys, 1820. 2nd Ed. xv + [i] + 334pp. + [ii]. 7 plates comprising 6 folding hand coloured aquatint plates (frontis. reinforced and with fold split) and hand coloured aquatint to title page. Some browning, later, original patterned boards, loss to edges, upper leading corner creased, rebacked with much of original spine laid down. Originally published as Practical Treatise on Gas-Light, London 1815, going through four English editions to 1818, rewritten as the above and first published in 1819.


Price: GBP 750.00 = appr. US$ 1070.99 Seller: Francis Edwards Booksellers
- Book number: 270959

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