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Horsford, E.N.:

SERVICE-PIPES FOR WATER: AN INVESTIGATION MADE AT THE SUGGESTION OF THE BOARD OF CONSULTING PHYSICIANS OF BOSTON, BY...RUMFORD PROFESSOR IN THE UNIVERSITY AT CAMBRIDGE. FROM THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES.

Metcalf and Company, Printers to the University, Cambridge: 1849, Original Wraps lightly worn, Very Good. Horsford examines the different kinds of materials for transmitting water, and warns especially against using lead pipes, whose disastrous public health history he recounts. He presents numerous tables and much scientific data. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. 255 NUC 0530527 [3]. Not in Decker, Sabin, Eberstadt.


Book Id: 14986

Price: $150.00

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