Early Twentieth Century Lighting Fixtures: Featuring Gas & Electric Ceiling, Wall, Table & Art Glass Fixtures, Selection from the R. Williamson Lamp Catalog
Hundreds of gas, electric, ceiling, and art glass fixtures, and wall and table lamps from the early 1900s are featured in this reprint of selections ... Show synopsis Hundreds of gas, electric, ceiling, and art glass fixtures, and wall and table lamps from the early 1900s are featured in this reprint of selections from the R. Williamson Lamp Catalog. Originally reprinted in 1980, this essential book has been brought back to life due to popular demand. In addition to revising the prices to reflect today's market, Jo Ann & Francis Thomas have included several pages deleted from the original catalog in the 1980 reprint. The many black and white illustrations capture the glow of early 1900s ceiling lights, holophane globes and reflectors, vestibule and hall fixtures, desk portables, tungsten fixtures, art dome shades, and more. A special color section in the book features gas and electric glassware, electric bowls, stalactites, and balls, globes, and candelabra shades and holders. Restorationists and full-time fixture dealers, home builders and designers who have looked to this essential resource for years will be thrilled that Collector Books has revived and updated it.