Hundreds of detailed photographs and illustrations are showcased in this beautiful guide to kerosene oil lamps. Inspired by the process and the people involved in the manufacturing of these marvelous lighting devices, Catherine Thuro has documented extensive historical information in this wonderful hardbound volume with over 350 pages. Oil Lamps ...
Hundreds of detailed photographs and illustrations are showcased in this beautiful guide to kerosene oil lamps. Inspired by the process and the people involved in the manufacturing of these marvelous lighting devices, Catherine Thuro has documented extensive historical information in this wonderful hardbound volume with over 350 pages. Oil Lamps illustrates the broad range of kerosene lamps that exist today, places them as closely and accurately as possible to the period in which they were first used, and gives the area of original use and manufacturer as known. Readers may view numerous lamps that may have illuminated family gatherings, meetings, or other events that occurred hundreds of years ago. Years of research led the author to present this historical and informative book, which covers companies who manufactured oil lamps, materials, and the process used, and styles of different lamps. This first book in a three-volume series is essential for collectors. 2004 values.
Fair. Item is in acceptable condition. Expect heavy wear on the cover and the inside of the book. The text is perfectly readable and usable. There is no condition below acceptable. Fast shipping. Free delivery confirmation with every order.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Ken Bell-Photographs. VG+ in Good Plus jacket. Hardcover. Quarto. Comprehensive, definitive work on Lamps of the Kerosene Era. More than 1000 lampd and accessories shown in over 900 studio photographs. 352 p. : ill.; 30 cm. Includes index. Internally the book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Slight shelf-wear to bottom edge, otherwise no wear to the red cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket shows moderately heavy surface rubbing and some light edge wear. Very heavy book weighing 1.429kg.
Illustrated by Photography by Ken Bell. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 087069121X. A clean and pristine copy, issued without a jacket in red leatherette boards. There are no signs of prior use. This is not a price guide, but rather a true and timeless study of the subject. This book weighs over 3 pounds, and will not fit in a flat rate mailer, so there may be a surcharge on Priority shipping, depending on zone.; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1.10 inches; 352 pages.
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