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
Printed by Davies and Michael for R. Ackermann, 1815 - Business & Economics - 194 pages
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