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Lead: The Precious Metal

By: Orlando Clinton Harn

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, The Century co: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 621H3291

ISBN: B000859ZTE

Condition: Fair


B000859ZTE xviii, 323 pages. Index. Many nostalgic black and white plates. "The object of this book is to gather together the known facts about lead and present them with a commingling of practical information and romantic sidelights to capture and hold those good folk who like facts well enough but prefer them to be not too dreary and long-faced." - Introduction. The twenty-three chapters include: Mining and Smelting, Characteristics, In Paint, In Building Construction; Babbitts and Solders; The Printer's Metal; In the Chemical Industries, Lead in Ammunition, In Musical Instrument... View more info