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Offprint of article entitled 'Protection Against Lightning. What is a lightning conductor? How does it protect against lightning? And how should it be applied to be effective?'

Alfred Hands [J. W. Gray & Son, Lightning Conductor Experts]

Editorial: 'Reprinted from "The Field" newspaper May 16th', 1914
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8vo: ii + 14 pp. Unbound. Stapled and in original brown printed wraps. Very good on art paper. Six photographic illustrations, including 'Clothing of a man struck by lightning' and 'Farm-house at Whaddon, near Stamford, struck and practically wrecked by lightning.' Hands is described as 'Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, Member of the Astronomical Society of France, Senior Partner of J. W. Gray & Son, Lightning Conductor Experts, 91, Leadenhall Street, London, E.C.' The last three pages consist of an advertisement for the firm, including a two-page list 'of some of the Patrons [they] have had the honour of working for, and also some of the Buildings they have fitted.' Headed by the king, and including Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, the Albert Memorial, 'over 600 schools' and 'over 33 asylums, hospitals and other institutions for the Metropolitan Asylums Board.' Scarce: no copy of the offprint at the British Library or on COPAC. N° de ref. de la librería 6120

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Título: Offprint of article entitled 'Protection ...

Editorial: 'Reprinted from "The Field" newspaper May 16th'

Año de publicación: 1914

Encuadernación: Soft cover

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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