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Gaslighting in America: A Pictorial Survey, 1815-1910by Denys Peter Myers
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Book News Annotation:
A reprint of the US Dept. of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service publication of 1978. Contains thorough descriptions of the lighting fixtures.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Standard reference includes 120 authentic, well-documented illustrations and detailed commentaries describing fixtures ranging from plain to elegant, among them chandeliers, gaseliers, street lamps, gas pillars, gas table lamps, much more. Indispensable resource for antique lovers, collectors, and preservationists.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-270) and index.
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