Light and Fire Making: With Forty-five Illustrations Explaining the Rubbing of Fire from Wood, the Striking of Flint and Steel, and some of the Lamps, Candles, Torches and Lanterns of the American Pioneer

Light and Fire Making: With Forty-five Illustrations Explaining the Rubbing of Fire from Wood, the Striking of Flint and Steel, and some of the Lamps, Candles, Torches and Lanterns of the American Pioneer

By: Mercer, Henry C.

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


In pebbled maroon cloth with no titles on boards, 9 1/2 x 6 inches, 29,[1] pages, black and white illustrations throughout; faint dust soiling to boards, brief penciled notes in endpapers and very occasional penciled margin notes, else clean and sound. Extracts from an address for the Bucks County Historical Society, given at various locations in Pennsylvania in 1897-98. Descriptions of a variety of fire-making techniques and equipment with small photographic illustrations. Includes special practices and techniques of Eskimos and Native Americans.

Title: Light and Fire Making: With Forty-five Illustrations Explaining the Rubbing of Fire from Wood, the Striking of Flint and Steel, and some of the Lamps, Candles, Torches and Lanterns of the American Pioneer

Author Name: Mercer, Henry C.

Categories: How To,

Publisher: Philadelphia, MacCalla & Company: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 001232

Keywords: HOW TO MAKE FIRE ESKIMO NATIVE AMERICAN TINDER BOX CANDLESTICK PRE ELECTRIC ELECTRICITY LUMINATION ILLUMINATION