Iron & Brass Implements of the English House.

London: Alec Tiranti, 1964.

Octavo ( x cm.), 88 pages. Illustrations with 483 black & white drawings by the author (not in the pagination). Index. Second Edition, a fascimile of this work originally issued by The Medici Society in 1927. "The first book written in English about those useful domestic implements that once formed so important a part of household equipment... The work is divided into six sections: the Hearth and Fireplace; Cooking and other Kitchen Utensils; maintaining Artificial Light; Metalwork dealing with Tobacco Smoking; ...and a section on American-Colonial metalwork" (from the jacket copy). In publisher's black cloth; some age-toning to printed dust jacket. Fine. [Mejer 306].

Price: $150.00

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