Système d'éclairage Mavrogordato.

Title: 
Système d'éclairage Mavrogordato.
Author/Artist: 
Mavrogordato, François Eustratius, 1854-
Publisher: 
[n.d., ca. 1906-1910]
Description: 
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 34 cm.
Bib ID: 
120260
Notes: 
Notable acquisitions 2011.
Table of contents includes glassware for lamps (1re partie, section 5 j, no. 2750-3000). These numbers have been corrected to 2176-2400, but the pages of glassware correspond to the original numbering scheme.
Plates 7, 10, 11, and 12 photographed July 2011 for possible publication in the Gather or Notable Acquisitions 2011.
"Breveté dans tous les pays."
Manuscript technical manual for a lighting system fueled by liquid hydrocarbons. Includes a detailed description of the system and how it can be used, as well as blueprints of the various parts.
Mavrogordato, a Greek from Constantinople had a number of patents between 1899-1910 for the gasification of liquid and solid fossil fuels, as well as for gas lighting technology.
According to the London Gazette published September 8, 1911 (p. 6649), François Eustache (Eustratins, Eustrati, or Eustratius) Mavrogordato was partners with Leonidas Matthew Calvocoressi in the Pyrsos Lighting and Heating Company, manufacturers and dealers in lighting and heating apparatus in the UK and at 46 Rue de la Croix de Fer, Brussels, Belgium until August 31, 1911.
Contents: 
1re. partie. Appareils, lampes & accessoirs. --
1. Appareils d'éclairage (No 1 à 500) --
2. Réducteurs-détendeurs automatiques (No 501 à 1000) --
3. Réservoirs à air (No 1001-1250) --
4. Pompes & compresseurs d'air (No 1251 à 1500) --
5. Lampes & lanternes (No 1501 à 3000) --
6. Manchons & appareils d'incinération (No 3001 à 3250) --
7. Allumoirs pour lampes (No 3251 à 3500) --
8. Supports pour lampes & lanternes (No 3501 à 4000) --
9. Treuils & câbles (No 4001 à 4100) --
10. Indicateurs de fuites & autres (No 4101 à 4200) --
11. Accessoires divers (No 4201 à 4500). --
IIme partie. Matériel de pose & de construction. --
1. Robinetterie (No 5000 à 5500) --
2. Raccords (No 5501 à 5750) --
3. Tuyauterie (No 5751 à 6750) --
4. Manomètres (No 6751 à 6850).
Object/Material Note: 
Plate XI published in Acquisitions, within Notable acquisitions, 2011: AI87745, p. 48 NK5102.C8 .C81n 2011.