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FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706--1790)
Observations on smoky chimneys, their causes and cure; with considerations on fuel and stoves. ... By Benjamin Franklin, LL.D.
London: printed for I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1793.
iv, 80 p., 2 fold. pl. ; 22.3 cm. (8º)

Previously published under title Observations on the causes and cure of smoky chimneys, 1787. Contains two pieces printed in the Transactions of the American philosophical society, vol. 2, 1786: A letter from Dr. B. Franklin to Dr. Ingenhausz, and 'Description of a new stove for burning of pitcoal, and consuming all its smoke', by Dr. B. Franklin; also a letter from Thomas Ruston to Benjamin Franklin. This edition was published by I. and J. Taylor both for separate sale, and to be issued as here with Robert Clavering's Essay on the construction and building of chimneys ..., 3rd ed., 1793 (q.v.). ESTC n20544; BAL, Early printed books, no. 1130.

Copy Notes Bound (2) with Robert Clavering's Essay on the construction and building of chimneys ..., 3rd ed., 1793 (q.v.).

Binding Contemporary C19th grey boards backed in white paper, spine lettered in ink 'Clavering./ on/ Chimneys.'

Reference Number 2289


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