Antique Technical Skills Book: Plumbing Catechism - Theory and Practice of Plumbing Design by Chas B. Ball Hardcover 1906


Title: Plumbing Catechism: Theory and Practice of Plumbing Design

Author: Chas. B. [Charles] Ball, H. T. [Herbert Thomas] Sherriff

Description: Green cloth boards with black lettering. Some spotting to cloth and a small wrinkle on the front board. Interior is clean. Index. 100 pp. 6.5 x 4.5 inches. 9 copies noted on OCLC.

Scarce. Formulating of the basic principles of plumbing design and practice as to crystallize the knowledge of the skilled plumber and provide the non-technical reader a source of information on this subject. Charles Ball was a prominent sanitation engineer in Chicago. Herbert Sherriff was the editor of the trade journal Domestic Engineering and also worked as a sanitation inspector. Contents: Plumbing Fixtures (Lavatories, Kitchen Sinks, Bath Tubs, Laundry Tubs, Slop Sinks, Urinals, Water Closets, Water Closet Flushing Apparatus, Local Ventilation, Floor Slabs, Refrigerators); Water Service Pipes (Fixture Supply Pipes, Storage Tanks, Hot Water Supply System); The Design of Pipe Systems (The Main Drain, The Main Trap, The Air Inlet, Traps, Ventilation Pipes); Pumps; Effects of Freezing.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Domestic Engineering
Place: Chicago
Year: 1906

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: antique, plumbing, skills, manual, sanitation, engineering,

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