Peat, its Use and Manufacture


    THIS book contains a practical account of the different methods of preparing peat for commercial purposes, and of the uses to which peat can be applied. In NATURE of April 18, 1901, the attention of our readers was directed to the peat industry of Sweden, and its use there as fuel for generating steam both for stationary and locomotive engines; also in the number of May 31, 1900, to the exhibits at the Vienna Exhibition of that year of carpets, blankets, and clothing made from this material.

    Peat, its Use and Manufacture.

    By P. R. Bjorling F. T. Gissing. Pp. xii + 173; illustrated. (London: C. Griffin and Co., Ltd.) Price 6s. net.

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