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English Looking-glasses; A Study of the Glass, Frames and Makers (1670-1820).

[Mirrors]. Wills, Geoffrey.

English Looking-glasses; A Study of the Glass, Frames and Makers (1670-1820).

A.S. Barnes and Co. New York 1965 Large Octavo, pp. 160, indexed, 164 b/w plates, foreward by John Hayward of the Victoria and Albert Museum. The first book to be devoted exclusively to English looking-glasses and framed mirrors. Includes a directory of London makers and sellers of looking-glasses during the period 1670-1820. Describes "not only the actual glass and how it was made but the patterns of the frames as they changed in the course of time."
An essential reference for mirror enthusiasts and period researchers

Edition: First edition
Binding: Original Cloth
Condition: Very Good in Good DJ
Book Id: 1396

Price: $42.00

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