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

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

New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1965. First edition. Original Cloth. 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." Very Good in Good DJ. Item #1396

An essential reference for mirror enthusiasts and period researchers.

Price: $42.00

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