Water-Closets: A Historical, Mechanical, and Sanitary Treatise
New York: Industrial Publication Company, 1884.
Illustrated by the author. First Edition. Hardcover.
The principal part of this book is a revised republication of the series on Water-Closets which appeared in The American Architect and Building News during the year 1883. A section on tanks and supply-valves has been added. It is the author’s hope that the matter contained herein may be of service to all who desire information on this plumbing fixture either from a mechanical, historical, or sanitary standpoint.
All illustrations were engraved from drawings made by the author, in a uniform style, especially for this work. With sections on Ancient Closets, Modern Closets, Pan Closets, Plunger Closets, Hopper Closets, Miscellaneous Closets (Latrines – Trough Closets), Water-Closet Attachments, & Supply Valves and Tanks.Item #900962
5-1/8 x 7-1/2”, brown cloth, 158pp, 4pp publisher’s ads, fully illus.
Bumping and wear to edges of cloth, clean of owner’s marks, very good overall.