A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Brick, Tiles and Terra-cotta: including stiff-clay, dry-clay, hand-made, pressed or front and roadway paving brick, enameled-brick, with glazes and colors, fire-brick, and blocks, silica-brick, carbon-brick, glass-pots, retorts, architectural terra-cotta, drain-tile, glazed and unglazed roofing tile, art tile, mosaics, and imitation of intarsia, or inlaid surfaces; compressing every product of clay employed in architecture, engineering, and the blast furnace, with a detailed description of the different clays employed, the most modern machinery, tools, and kilns used, and the processes for handling, disintegrating, tempering, and moulding the clay into shape, drying, setting and burning. By Charles Thomas Davis, Third Edition. Revised and in great part re-written. Illustrated by two hundred and sixty-one engravings. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Limited. 1895. xxxiv, 628 pp. 8vo. Ex library with usual stamps and stickers. Rebound in green library cloth with gilt lettering to spine (inc. library shelfmark). Pages very slightly browned. Otherwise a tight, bright copy.
Davis, Charles Thomas, A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Brick, Tiles and Terra-cotta , Henry Carey Baird & Co.; Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1895
SKU: 034223 Category: Science Tags: Brick, carbon-brick, davis, dry-clay, fire-bricks, glass-pots, intarsia, machinery, paving, retorts, roadways, stiff-clay, terra-cotta, terracotta, tiles