Iron and Brass Implements of the English House

Boston / London: The Medici Society, (no date provided). Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt titling; Top edges gilt; 211 pp.; Profusely illustrated in bw. VG- (Ex-lib., label at spine, inside front cover, at rear cover. Spine sunned.). Item #145510

This was the first book written in English about those useful domestic implements that once formed so important as part of household equipment. The work is divided into six sections: the hearth and fireplace; cooking and other kitchen utensils; maintainence of artificial light; metalwork dealing with tobacco smoking; miscellaneous examples; and a section on American-Colonial metalwork.

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