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19th Century Lighting: Argand, Sinumbra & Solar Lamps

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Seller: leavenworth-consignment (69,560) 99.9%, Location: Atglen, Pennsylvania, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 401231887261 in descriptions Collector Bookstore 724 Delaware Street Leavenworth, KS 66048 Collector Bookstore is a leading specialty retailer of price guides and reference books to inform and educate collectors and professionals in the antiques and collectors markets. Our customers include individual collectors, dealers, appraisers, auctioneers & other industry professionals. You won't receive heavily thumbed shelf copies from us! We buy most titles directly from the publisher and individual authors. Authors are encouraged to submit their reference titles for our consideration. SO-SCH-2002-0764315145-X2 19th Century Elegant Lighting: Argand, Sinumbra & Solar Lamps by: Gerald T. Gowitt ISBN:0764315145 Book Title:19th Century Elegant Lighting Argand, Sinumbra, and Solar Lamps Author:Gerald T. Gowitt Binding:Hard Cover with dust jacket Copyright:2002 Pages:240 Size:8.5 x 11 in. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Table of Contents The invention of the Argand burner in 1784 propelled a virtual lighting revolution in the first half of the nineteenth century. This highly informative and outstandingly illustrated book showcases the variety of nineteenth century lamps through the use of color photos, old etchings, and period lighting catalogues - including the only known 1850 Henry N. Hooper and Company Illustrated Catalogue, shown in its entirety. Lighting enthusiasts at every level will find many never-before-published photographs of Argand, Sinumbra, and solar lighting devices, along with valuable information on heights, shade ring fitter diameters, and value ranges. Brief histories are provided for some of the better known lighting manufacturers, including Hooper, Dietz, Messenger and Cornelius. The author also discusses various types of lighting fuel, terminology, how to differentiate reproductions from originals, and where to look for manufacturers marks. Collectors of lighting and other fine arts from the first half of the nineteenth century will find this an essential reference for many years to come. 336 color photos Frequently Asked Questions (SO in SKU Categorical generated 2016-11-24) 5937cde0c3c396a4cdba007b105509ca Color: Clear, Maker: Dietz, Material: Glass, Country/Region of Manufacture: United States, Country/Region of Origin: United States, Condition: New, Type of Item: Book

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