A Practical Treatise on Coal, Petroleum, and Other Distilled Oils

By: GESNER, Abraham

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Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A 2001 facsimile of Abraham Gesner's 1861 Baillière Brothers guide to his various processes for refining "coal oil", petroleum, and other distilled oils. This work served as a primer for the early petroleum industry. With several sketches and tables depicting these processes and the equipment needed to perform them. With a foreword by Samuel T. Pees and a biographical sketch of Abraham Gesner by William R. Brice. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and unmarked but with faint cover soiling & penciled notations to front free endpaper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (12), 134 pages

Title: A Practical Treatise on Coal, Petroleum, and Other Distilled Oils

Author Name: GESNER, Abraham

Categories: >>Business, Management, Business People, >>Science, Engineering, Technical,

Publisher: Drake Well Foundation: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 82388