Lot 168 of 455:
Some Information Concerning Gas Lights 1816  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Some Information Concerning Gas Lights
Author:
Cooper, Thomas
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
John Conrad & Co.
Date:
1816
Description:

190, [1] pp. 2 plates and some diagrams within text. 22.8x14 cm. (9x5½"), period leather-backed boards, gilt-lettered spine.

Only one copy of this work sold at auction in the past twenty-five years. A rare find. Austin 537.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Few worm holes to spine, some light soiling to boards; article clippings on the domestic arts pasted to front endpapers and to blank leaf facing title, a few period signatures in ink on blank preliminary leaf, plus another on title page; light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
223300a
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