- Book Title: English Looking-glasses. A Study of the Glass, Frames and makers (1670-1820)
- Author: Geoffrey Wills
- ISBN: MWB128218
- Publisher: Country Life
- Year Published: 1965
- Our Normal Price: £27.50 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- Description: Country Life, 1965 first edition: red cloth hardcover: gilt lettering to front and spine: approximately 22 x 28 cm. tall: 162 pages including index: 128 black and white illustrations. Contents: Foreword. Author's Preface. Part One: The Looking Glass Frame. 1) Stuart and Early Georgian. 2) Rococo. 3) Neo-classical to Regency). Part Two: Glass. 1) Brief History of Plate Glass Manufacture in England. 2) The Composition and Manufacture of Looking-glass Plates. 3) Grinding, Polishing, Diamonding and Foiling of Plates.) List of 164 Illustrations. Appendix 1: Parliamentary Proceedings relating to the Cast Glass Company . Appendix 2: Verre Eglomise and Chinese Mirror Pictures. Appendix 3: Papier Mache and other Composition. Appendix 4: Speculum, or Steel. A Directory of London Makers and Sellers of Looking Glasses. Index. Condition: no dust jacket; spine long edges rubbed: corners bumped: cover slightly marked: contents very clean: overall clean, firm and goo
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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