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ANTI DRY-ROT COMPANY
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Furnivals Inn; Jan. 1, 1835. The proprietors of the patent granted to Mr. Kyan for the preservation of timber from dry rot solicit the attention of builders and timber merchants to the annexed statements of the trials to which the principle has been subjected, in His Majesty's Dockyards at Woolwich, ...
[London]: printed by J. and C. Adlard, Bartolomew close, [1835].
4 p. ; 32.8 cm. (2°)

Folded sheet. Drop-head title. Signed by 'W.T. Fry, Secretary'. Proposals for the formation of a company 'under a licence from the patentees' were issued in late 1835 or early 1836 (q.v.). 'Kyanization' is the process of preserving wood against decay by treating it with a corrosive sublimate.

Copy Notes Previously folded and sealed as an envelope addressed in ink Sir John Soane / Architect / 13 Lincolns Inn Fields.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6324


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