[Lighting]. Cooke, Lawrence (ed.).
Lighting in America: From Colonial Rushlights to Victorian Chandeliers.
Main Street / Universe Books
Quarto, pp 159, indexed. b/w photographs throughout. A part of the Antiques Magazine Library. From the Old House Journal Reference Library.
This history of lighting begins with primitive lamps, oil lamps and candleholders and continues through to Paul Revere's lantern, nineteenth century food warmers and firemaking devices. Many technological developments and unusual innovations are depicted and described.
Edition: First edition
Binding: Pictorial Wraps
Condition: Very Good+
Book Id: 17040