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Author: ACCUM FREDRICK Title: A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light; Exhibiting a Summary Description of the Apparatus and Machinery Best Calculated fot Illuminating Streets, Houses and Manufactories, with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal-gas...
Description: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown (a.o.), 1815, in-8°, 186 pp, 7 coloured folding plates, half leather over marbled boards, gilt lettering and decoration, marbled endpapers, speckled edges, ex-libris label (docteur R. Rickaert). Some pages slightly foxed, but still a fine copy. Pp. 173-176 bound after p. 184. The author, a member of several learned academies, describes himself as an "operative chemist". .
Price: EUR 1200.00 = appr. US$ 1304.22 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 34708