Seventeenth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Gas Works; to the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia; January 29, 1852. Philadelphia Gas Works.

Seventeenth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Gas Works; to the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia; January 29, 1852

Philadelphia: printed by L.R. Bailey, 1852. Paperback. 50, [2] p.: tables; 22 cm. Disbound from a volume of unrelated 19th-century pamphlets. Attached to blank leaf facing title page is an undated clipping reproducing an 1833 remonstrance against lighting the city with gas, directed to the Select and Common Councils of Philadelphia. "2" in ink at upper right-hand corner of title page. Includes a report on the comparative illuminating powers of gas used in New York and Philadelphia submitted to John C. Cresson, the chief engineer of the Philadelphia Gas Works for many years. In Very Good- Condition: disbound; light foxing throughout; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #005084

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