Facts About Peat as an Article of Fuel. T. H. LEAVITT.

Facts About Peat as an Article of Fuel

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1867. Third edition, revised and enlarged. Octavo (20cm). In maroon cloth, titled in gold on spine; tan endpapers; iv, [vi], 316pp; four numbered and two unnumbered pages of publisher's ads at front and 29 pages of press reviews at rear; wood-engraved frontispiece showing Leavitt's Peat Condensing and Moulding Mill. A straight copy, rubbed, faded at spine, two-inch crack to front hinge: about Very Good. Contemporary clipping laid in at rear labeled "A Peat Machine from the New England Farmer." An overview of peat, including its origin, locations of peat bogs, and uses both obscure and common, from fuel to "toys, fancy articles, rings, and jewelry" (6).

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