A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light

A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light

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"[...]inflammable gas, obtainable by distillation from common pit-coal, professes to increase the wealth of the nation, by adding to the number of its internal resources, and on this ground it is entitled, at least, to a candid examination. The apparent slight that has been thrown upon this new breach of civil economy by some individuals, who appear to be incapable of judging of its nature, has contributed to deter sensible and well disposed persons from wishing it success. It is the more necessary to state this fact, because, when a mistaken notion once becomes diffused, concerning the nature of a new project, persons of the best intention are liable to become affected with wrong impressions on their mind. I am neither a share holder, nor a governor, nor am I directly or indirectly concerned in any gas-light association.[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 154g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507542909
  • 9781507542903