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Book 4 Kerosene Lamps

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ISBN-10: 0990556441

ISBN-13: 9780990556442

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ron Brown

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This book covers wick-type kerosene lamps and lanterns. It's for users, not antique dealers. How can we generate LIGHT? That is the question. Fuel substitutes, safety, operating procedures, maintenance, repair, and various lamp styles are the topics. Things to look for when buying used. Cost effectiveness. Homemade lamps. Candlepower. Those are the subjects discussed. Collector value? Never mentioned. This book covers, of course, the simple flat-wick lamps sold today in every Walmart and Family Dollar. But there's quite a bit more to it than that. As a young adult, I happened to be at my parent's home one evening when a blackout occurred. My mother sent me to check on an elderly woman, a…    
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List price: $5.99
Publisher: R&C Publishing
Publication date: 4/1/2015
Binding: Paperback
Language: English

Ron Brown is a geographer and travel author of more than twenty books, including Rails Across the Prairies , The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore , and Back Roads of Ontario . He is past chair of the Writers' Union of Canada and leads tours of Ontario's unusual sights. He lives in Toronto.