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Dr Johnson, the great eighteenth-century lexicographer and writer, defined a candle in his Dictionary as 'a light made of wax or tallow surrounding a wick of flax or cotton'. The candle was, at that time, the usual form of domestic lighting in Britain. Today's candles, brighter and less troublesome, are the result of two hundred years of refinement. First rivalled by gas and then improved oil lighting, the candle has now given way to electric lighting, yet remains to charm us with its gentle light. This book looks at the ...

Candle Lighting 1999, Shire Books*, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747805748

2nd Revised edition

Trade paperback

Candle Lighting 1989, Hyperion Books, Princes Risborough

ISBN-13: 9780852637265

Trade paperback