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COLOURS, OILS, AND VARNISHES:
A PRACTICAL MANUAL.
GEORGE H. HURST, F.C.S.,
MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY;
AT THE MUNICIPAL TECANICAL SCHOOL, MANCHESTER,
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In offering the following pages to Practical Workers and others
The information given as to the properties and preparation of Pigments, is either based on my own experience, or drawn from the most trustworthy sources. For a revision of the chapter on Varnishes, and many excellent suggestions, I am indebted to a personal friend, practically engaged in their