The Lord & Burnham Company published a number of works designed to advertise the company's work and its products. The two published works displayed below come from the LuEsther Mertz Library at The New York Botanical Garden. Both are digitized and can be viewed online.
The first title, Lord & Burnham Co., Established 1856: Horticultural Architects and Builders, Steam and Hot Water Heating Engineers, Manufacturers of Hot Water Heaters, Standard Heating Pipes and Fittings, and Patent Apparatus for Greenhouse Heating and Ventilation, was published in 1897. This particular work provides detailed illustrations and descriptions of the boiler and heating systems Lord & Burnham manufactured and sold at the time.
Lord & Burnham Co., Horticultural Architects and Builders, is the second titled available below. It was publised in 1892 and serves as an illustrated catalog of greenhouses Lord & Burnham had built up to that point.
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