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Plumbers' Handbook

Nature volume 110, page 602 (04 November 1922) | Download Citation



THE author of this handbook has had the co-operation of several well-known American professional men, and the result is a very valuable compendium relating to plumbing, sanitary arrangements, gas-fitting, heating, etc. The book is equally suitable for the practical man engaged in carrying out schemes, and the student who is learning his business. Of special interest to the British reader is Section I4, dealing with codes, or byelaws, as we should call them. These are extremely suggestive, and if carried out systematically in the United States will excite the envy of many British workers who have still to endure primitive sanitary conveniences. There is so much of value in this section that it is impossible to quote any of the points in a short review.

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