The Amazing History of the Ice Business

Book - 2012
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Describes the key inventions and ideas that helped the ice busines flourish in the nineteenth century.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781590788011
Characteristics: 74 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm


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It didn’t always just come out of a refrigerator, and this wonderfully designed and illustrated book gives a fascinating account of the early ice business with science, engineering, history and geography all essential elements of this remarkable story.

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