Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
Firefighting Collection
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Firefighting Collection

1890-c1940s. Thirty-five (35) items comprising 15 hardcover octavo books, 14 photographs and six items of ephemera, some books annotated with name “Sydney A. Tuck” in ink, typed labels or annotations to backing of some photographs verso, 3.8 x 7.6cm to 33.6 x 22.1cm. Several books missing dust jacket, soiling and slight foxing; minor silvering and foxing to photographs, some laid down on original backing.

All books are manuals or textbooks relating to the study and prevention of fires and firefighting. Titles include Fire Prevention, Protection And Extinction; Manual for the Use of Fire Brigades; and The Fire Chief’s Handbook. Photographs, ranging from 1908 to 1940s, show firefighting in action, or the results of fire on the interior and exterior of buildings; one image shows a fire-illuminated advertisement for Colonial Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Ltd a while a fire burns through neighbouring building. Also included is a business card for “Sydney A. Tuck, J.P. NSW Fire Brigade” who assembled this collection. A detailed list is available on request.

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Item #CL194-65

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  Other currencies

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