FREND, William. Is it Impossible to Free the Atmosphere of London, in a very Considerable Degree, from the Smoke and Deleterious Vapours with which it is Hourly Impre….

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An early please to improve the atmophere of Londin

FREND, William. Is it Impossible to Free the Atmosphere of London, in a very Considerable Degree, from the Smoke and Deleterious Vapours with which it is Hourly Impregnated? [Charles Wood, printer]. 1819.

8vo. Recent blue wrapper, label to front; pp. 61-5; very good.
First public edition from The Pamphleteer, vol. xv. , a popular periodical; first privately printed for limited circulation. This extremely rare pamphlet by William Frend (1757-1841), clergyman and social reformer, deals directly with the effect of industrial smoke on London's inhabitants and makes a number of recommendatiosn to ease conditions, such as the heightening of chimneys,

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