Five Firefighting-related Books, 19th century, Braidwood, James, On the Construction of Fire-Engines and Apparatus, the Training of Firemen, and the Method of Proceeding in Cases of Fire, Edinburgh, 1830, both boards detached, spine fabric missing, some loose pages, with eight plates; Roper, Stephen, Handbook of Modern Steam Fire-Engines, Philadelphia, David McKay, 1897, second edition, front cover and free end paper detached; Barnes, David M., Visit of Tivoli Hose Co. to Philadelphia Oct. 1854, Albany, 1855, private printing; Somerville fire department log book 1872-1882, and Somerville Official Fire Alarm and Street Directory, 1895-'96.
Braidwood book has some liquid staining, mildew on back end-papers. Roper has front cover detachedand edge wear, chipping. Fire alarm book has fabric loss on spine.
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