A historical sketch of the earliest recorded experiments on the distillation of gas from coal

Made:
1929

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The volume 'gives an authentic account of the earliest recorded experiments on the distillation of gas from coal to the time when its carbonisation was first placed on a commercial basis and gas lighting was recognised by the public as the illuminant to supersede candles and oil lamps.'

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Identifier:
MS/0509