History of the Water Closet

A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781301963911
About Marilyn Clay

Marilyn Clay is a multi-published author and respected historian of the Regency period in English history. For sixteen years, she published The Regency Plume Newsletter, an international newsletter composed of well-researched articles penned by published Regency authors, useful to writers, historians and people interested in all aspects of the 18th and early 19th centuries in English history. Kensington Books has published six of Marilyn Clay’s historical novels all set during the English Regency, all of which have been translated to foreign languages and are now available on the web as e-books. Marilyn Clay’s most recent novels have been set in Colonial America. Deceptions: A Colonial Jamestown Novel was released in hardcover in July 2010 from Thomson/Gale, who also released Secrets And Lies: A Jamestown Novel in June 2012. Betsy Ross: Accidental Spy and Stalking A Killer were recently published by Mayfair Mysteries. Many of Marilyn Clay's non-fiction titles are also available from Smashwords. For additional information about author Marilyn Clay, visit: http://theregencyplume.tripod.com/marilynclay/

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