Facts about Peat as an Article of Fuel: With Remarks Upon Its Origin and Composition; the Various Products Obtained from it by Distillation; the Use of Peat in the Manufacture of Gun-powder and Paper, and for Pavements, Roofing Tiles, and Various Articles for Building and Ornamental Work; Together with Many Other Matters of Practical and Scientific Interest
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