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.
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.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Larger 8vo. pp.  352."Hundreds of detailed photographs and illustrations are showcased in this beautiful guide ot 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."
Bell, Ken. Very Good in Very Good DJ. The Kerosene Era in North America. DesMoines, Iowa, U.S.A. : Wallace-Homestead Book. Co, 1976. 1st Edition. Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good in Very Good DJ. Bell, Ken. Red leatherette boards with gilt letters. FIRST EDITION. Numerous photographs. DJ is covered in mylar and has been taped to the boards. 352 pages.
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