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The Principles and Practice of Electric Lighting. by  Alan A. Campbell SWINTON - First Edition - 1884 - from Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB and

The Principles and Practice of Electric Lighting.

by SWINTON, Alan A. Campbell

Condition: Good

London:: Longmans, Green, and Co.,. Good. 1884. Hardcover. Illustrated with line drawings. First edition. Small octavo, bound in light blue cloth with gilt and black lettering and borders, dark brown endpapers. Moderate shelf wear and aging, previous owners' book-plates on front paste-down and front free endpaper, occasional finger soiling and foxing throughout text block, else good. ; 172 pages .
  • Bookseller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 89814
  • Title: The Principles and Practice of Electric Lighting.
  • Author: SWINTON, Alan A. Campbell
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.,
  • Place: London:
  • Date published: 1884
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science;


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