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On Economy Of Fuel, Particularly With Reference to Reverberatory Furnaces for the Manufacture of Iron, and to Steam Boilers.

PRIDEAUX, Thomas Symes.

Published by John Weale, 1853., London:, 1853
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12mo. 177 x 105 mm) xvi, 128 pp. Tables, 4 figs., appendix; damp-stained upper margin and corner throughout, owner's signature on flyleaf, printed owner's label on title-page. Publisher's original green pasteboards, blocked in blind, paper title label on front board; spine and borders sunned. Ownership label on title of T. R. Brooks. FIRST EDITION. A rudimentary treatise on how to properly stoke and maintain industrial furnaces, the power source to provide steam for machinery in the 19th century. Basically, the author explains the various factors involved in the economical operation of furnaces; getting the most out of a given amount of coal. The appendix also discusses the best designs of "grates" or fireplaces for dwelling homes and their proper ventilation, and the topic of ventilating coal mines. Allihone's p.1682; BM Readex Vol. 20, p. 928. Bookseller Inventory # S8923

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Title: On Economy Of Fuel, Particularly With ...

Publisher: John Weale, 1853., London:

Publication Date: 1853

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