Victorian Lighting; The Dietz Catalogue of 1860; with a new history of Dietz & Victorian Lighting by Ulysses G. Dietz

Watkins Glen, NY: American Life Foundation, 1982. Reprint. Original Wraps, blue. Folio (18 1/2 X 12), pp. 123, bibliography, 6 full pages colour plates, 33 full page black & white plates, numerous other illustrations. The author has contributed a supplemental history which reviews Victorian lighting, including girandoles and lamps, and the role of the R. E. Dietz Company in bringing light to American homes. As New. Item #1539

There is no other catalogue quite like this for showing what lighting was like in mid-19th century America. A beautiful piece of modern day bookmanship: this reprint does the original justice. Very scarce in the reprint edition; impossible to find outside of one single museum in its original published form.

Price: $75.00

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