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A TREATISE ON FIRE & THIEF-PROOF DEPOSITORIES & LOCKS & KEYS BY GEORGE PRICE 1856
PREFACE
Chapter I
INTRODUCTION
Chapter II
The early history of the Iron Safe Trade
Chapter III
On fire-resisting and thief-proof Safes, and the Specifications of all the Patents in conection therewith.
Chapter IV
What is required in an Iron Safe to make it secure against thieves and fire.
Chapter V
On the Iron Safes in general use

Chapter VI
The two principals on which Safes are made fire-proof
Chapter VII
On the preservation of Parchment Deeds from destruction by steam and damage by water
Chapter VIII
On fire-proof Closets and Strong Rooms
Chapter IX
The best place for a fire-proof Safe to occupy
Chapter X
On powder proof Locks
Chapter XI
On the comparitive prices of wrought-iron, fire-resisting and thief-proof Safes
Chapter XII
On Testimonials
ON LOCKS & KEYS
Chapter XIII
Early history
Chapter XIV
On the Old Locks and Keys
Chapter XV
The Lock Controversy previous and during the Great Exhibition of 1851
Chapter XVI
On the Modern Locks
Chapter XVII
The Lock Controversy since the closing of the Great Exhibition of 1851
Chapter XVIII
On Keys
Chapter XIX
The various kinds of Locks and there compative prices
Chapter XX
An historical ccount of Wolverhampton - Its Lock-Trade and Locksmiths
Chapter XXI
Useful hints in connection with iron safes and Locks and Keys
Appendix


A

TREATISE

ON

FIRE & THIEF-PROOF DEPOSITORIES

AND

LOCKS AND KEYS.


BY GEORGE PRICE.



LONDON:

SIMKIN, MARSHALL,AND CO.,STATIONERS' HALL COURT;
E. AND F. N. SPON, BUCKLERSBURY;
______

1856.




WOLVERHAMPTON:
PRINTED BY JOSEPH BRIDGEN,
DARLINGTON SREET.




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