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The Plumber and Sanitary Houses; A Practical Treatise on the Principles of Internal Plumbing Work, or the Best Means for Effectually Excluding Noxious (Paperback) Loot Price: R436 Discovery Miles 4 360
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The Plumber and Sanitary Houses; A Practical Treatise on the Principles of Internal Plumbing Work, or the Best Means for Effectually Excluding Noxious (Paperback)

Samuel Stevens Hellyer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...are not made good, or are not absolutely airtight. But among other advantages of the table-top " Optimus" Advantages of table-top E and F closets, Figs. 157 and 161, and also 165, is this very closets. great advantage, viz., that the fumes from the person, or from the motion, no matter how long the seat may be occupied, cannot pass into the enclosure, as the top of the closet is made absolutely air-tight; nor can any cold air or draught come against the person when using the closet. Where the table-top is not in one piece with the closet-basin, the fumes and the effluvia pass readily enough into the enclosed space, to lurk about there and contaminate the atmosphere of the apartment for some considerable time, especially in certain states of the body when the fieces would be highly offensive. The "bow-fronted" table-top "Optimus" g closet, Fig. 165, is also fixed for ladies' use. Gentlemen's Closets.--The Bow-fronted Table-top "Optimus" g valve-closet, Fig. 165, with whiteware front and sides, has been designed and patented by me for use as a Pedestal closet. It possesses sufficient strength in itself to support any person using the closet, without the aid of any bracket or bearer, and the sides and front stand quite free and independent of the closet-top. This closet combines the advantages of the "Optimus" E closet, Fig. 157, already described, and of the " Optimus" c closet, Figs. 166-169, except that it is not so well suited for receiving slops as the former closet, the top and front being entirely of earthenware. There is no wood-capping to prevent damage from slop-pails, as is the case with the "Optimus" e closet when properly fitted up. But it has this advantage over the "Optim...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Samuel Stevens Hellyer
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 136
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-76802-2
Barcode: 9781130768022
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LSN: 1-130-76802-3

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