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Description - Gas Lighting by David Gledhill

Gas lighting played a part in the improvement in living standards when it was introduced over 200 years ago. Although it was expensive in the beginning, it soon became the popular form of domestic lighting.'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747803942
ISBN-10: 0747803943
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 150mm x mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Shire Publications
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Gledhill

David Gledhill trained as a mechanical engineer and joined the gas industry in 1950. Initially he was concerned with gas manufacture, but soon with the use of gas by industry and commerce. While studying the history of gas, he became interested in gas lighting and has built up a collecting of gas lights, many of which are shown in this book.