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ACCUM, FREDRICK. - A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light; Exhibiting a Summary Description of the Apparatus and Machinery best calculated for Illuminating Streets, Houses and Manufactories, with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal-gas.

1815. Hardcover. Book, Second edition, London, for R. Ackermann, 1815. Tall 8vo, 194p, 6p cat. Complete with 7 coloured plates of factory, light fittings & gas apparatus (one neatly repaired). Uncut copy with large margins. Nr fine in recent 1/4 calf, paper boards, lettered in gilt. DNB: 'Accum advocated the introduction of gas for lighting and was Engineer to the London Gaslight Company in 1810'. Near Fine.
GBP 795.00 [Appr.: EURO 905 US$ 973.75 | JPą 128881] Book number 002134

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