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THIS is a handy and well-written account of the chief kinds of machines and lamps used in electric lighting; perhaps the best of the numerous small works lately published on the subject. It is full of information and in almost every respect up to date, though the chapter on the cost of electric lighting is already more or less put out of date by the progress of invention. The author writes impartially and agreeably. He should not call the “watt” a unit of energy.

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