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Special Report of the Commissioner of Labor (Paperback) Loot Price: R675
Discovery Miles 6 750
Special Report of the Commissioner of Labor (Paperback): Books Group

Special Report of the Commissioner of Labor (Paperback)

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Loot Price R675 Discovery Miles 6 750 | Repayment Terms: R62 pm x 12*

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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. 1895 Excerpt: ...are made of concrete; and iron girders supporting concrete floors 7 inches thick and ladders give to the building a fireproof character, and guarantee means of escape in special exigencies. There are several separate street entrances. Four or five families enter their dwellings from each lauding. The passages and hallways are finished to a height of 5 feet in white glazed brick or tiles, which material is also used in the water-closets. Not more than one door from every family lodging opens directly upon the stairway or hallway. Every room communicates directly, either by doors or windows, with the open air. Hit-and-miss ventilators have been provided, and also windows with a very deep baseboard, so that they may be raised 2 or 3 inches without permitting a direct current of air below while providing additional circulation through the aperture made where the upper and lower sections ordinarily come together. There are no ventilating transoms over the doors. Water-closets exist in the ratio of one to each two tenements, so that about eight persons, on the average, use a single closet. Closets are situated inside the building on each floor landing opposite the entrance to the laundry. They are of modern pattern in every way, and irreproachable from a sanitary point of view. The plumbing is also as nearly perfect as can be found. Joints are air-tight, soil pipes are ventilated, and traps have been placed wherever necessary. All the sewer pipes in the yard tend toward one distinct center, and they are cleansed regularly by a powerful automatic forty gallon flush. The quantity of water is unlimited. Lighting is done with gas. Tenants provide their own heating. Washing is not done in the different dwellings. A laundry for each four tenements has been placed...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 202
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-01968-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-01968-3
Barcode: 9781130019681

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