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Notebook on poisonous gases.

Great Britain, circa 1916.
Physical Description:
1 v. (56 p.) ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process UG447 .N68 1916
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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In contemporary "Memo book," limp red paper wrappers.
Manuscript pocket notebook containing handwritten information on various types of poison gases, collected by an unidentified compiler, circa 1916. The volume includes information on blister gas, decontamination of respirators, mustard gas, tear gases, detection of gases, and the effect of weather on gases. It details the identification, symptoms, effects, and attempted cures for poisoning, and it may thus be the notes of a doctor in the field during World War I.
Subject Terms:
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- War use.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Gas warfare.

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