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Image for Arts-Crafts Lamps: How to Make Them

Arts-Crafts Lamps: How to Make Them

By: Adams, John D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Popular Mechanics Co: 1911

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 13458

Condition: Near Fine


small stain to front cover. Sixteen lamps are described and illustrated with schematic diagrams for construction. View more info

Image for Lighting in the Domestic Interior: Renaissance to Art Nouveau

Lighting in the Domestic Interior: Renaissance to Art Nouveau

By: Bourne, Jonathan and Vanessa Brett

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's Publications: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14069

ISBN: 0856673978

Condition: As New


This survey of historical lighting is profusely illustrated with 837 figures in color and black-and-white, of which 519 are from auction catalogues with most of the remaining 318 from contemporary paintings, drawings, and engravings. View more info

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Birmingham Brass Candlesticks

By: Burks, Jean M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, The University Press of Virginia: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11355

ISBN: 0813911222

Condition: New


Little has previously been written about eighteenth-century English brass candlesticks which, widely used to illuminate British and American homes of the period, represent one of the most important groups of domestic objects. Jean Burks firmly establishes that the seven firms known to have marked their candlesticks were all located in Birmingham, England. The history and working dates of the firms are discussed, and some 140 surviving marked examples are analyzed an... View more info

Image for Lighting in America: From Colonial Rushlights to Victorian Chandeliers

Lighting in America: From Colonial Rushlights to Victorian Chandeliers

By: Cooke, Lawrence S. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Main Street/Universe Press: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10410

ISBN: 0876639244

Condition: Very Good


long crease to back cover. Reprints from The Magazine Antiques arranged into four areas: Primitive Lamps (10 articles); Oil Lamps (9 articles); Candleholders (10 articles); Other Lighting Devices (13 articles). Each article is illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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Metal Overlays by Handel

By: DeFalco, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Gallery 532 Tribeca: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27863

ISBN: 0964811618

Condition: Fine


dust jacket rubbed at extremities. Devoted exclusively to the Teroca line of lamps by the Handel Company of Meriden, Connecticut featuring over seventy Handel Overlay Lamps set within complimentary Arts and Crafts surroundings, with the uniqueness of each lamp given particular focus. View more info

Image for Victorian Lighting: The Dietz Catalogue of 1860

Victorian Lighting: The Dietz Catalogue of 1860

By: Dietz, Ulysses G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Watkins Glen, NY, American Life Foundation: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15159

ISBN: 0892570520

Condition: New


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Period Lighting Fixtures

By: Gould, G. Glen and Florence Holden Gould

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1928

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11420

Condition: Very Good


light shelf wear to boards, foxing to a few pages, dust jacket with darkened spine and chips to head and foot of spine. An early survey of Italian, Spanish, French, English, and American lighting fixtures. With 119 illustrations, one in color. View more info

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Distinguished Extinguishers

By: Horsley, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: np, Anthony J. Horsley: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 20288

Condition: New


Over 100 porcelain candle snuffers are described and illustrated in color. With 8 pages of marks. View more info

Image for Lichter Leuchten im Abendland: Zweitausend Jahre Beleuchtungskörper

Lichter Leuchten im Abendland: Zweitausend Jahre Beleuchtungskörper

By: Jarmuth, Kurt

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Braunschweig, Klinkhardt & Biermann: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16809

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with 1/2 inch tear at bottom of front panel, light wear at corners. A standard work covering 2000 years of lighting fixtures with 404 black and white illustrations. Text in German. View more info

Image for Early American Andirons and Other Fireplace Accessories

Early American Andirons and Other Fireplace Accessories

By: Kauffman, Henry J. and Quentin H. Bowers

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Thomas Nelson: 1974

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10197

ISBN: 0840743238

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with wear at head and foot of spine, small tear at top edge and small tear at bottom edge of front panel. A complete guide to andirons from the seventeenth century to the present, with biographies of early andiron craftsmen. In addition, this book also contains data on fireplace accessories such as: skillets, bedwarmers, waffle irons, dutch overs, kettles, and bellows. There are numerous illustrations and informative descriptions pointing out identifiabl... View more info

Image for Index of Early U. S. Lighting Patents 1836 to 1901

Index of Early U. S. Lighting Patents 1836 to 1901

By: Leflet, Herbert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: np, The Rushlight Club: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26335

Condition: As New


This 140 page publication contains two sections: the first lists 4089 patents by patent number and includes the patent holder's name, patent date, device description, and holder's city and state; the second lists the patent holder's alphabetically and includes the patent number and date. View more info

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Pairpoint Lamps

By: Malakoff, Edward and Sheila Malakoff

Price: $50.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Schiffer Publishing: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27861

ISBN: 088740281X

Condition: Fine


dust jacket lightly faded at spine, small tear at bottom fold of front panel. Profusely illustrated in color. View more info

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Lighting for Historic Buildings

By: Moss, Roger W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, The Preservation Press: 1988

Seller ID: 14962

ISBN: 089133131X

Condition: Fine


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Image for Collecting Art Nouveau Shades

Collecting Art Nouveau Shades

By: Roberts, Darrah L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Wallace-Homestead: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15445

Condition: Fine


not issued with a dust jacket, price guide laid-in. Illustrated with 24 full-page colored plates, several smaller black and white plates, and examples of signatures. Altogether, 230 shades are illustrated. View more info

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Pocket Matchsafes: Reflections of Life & Art, 1840-1920

By: Sanders, W. Eugene, Jr. and Christine C. Sanders

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 20888

ISBN: 0764303244

Condition: As New


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Image for Chandeliers, Lampes et Appliques de Style

Chandeliers, Lampes et Appliques de Style

By: Wechssler-Kümmel, S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fribourg, Office du Livre: 1963

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15449

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with tiny chips at head and foot of spine, edge wear, stain at foot of spine. With 399 illustrations and 8 plates in color. View more info

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Chase Lighting Fixtures

By: _________________

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Chase Brass & Copper Co: 1934

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11032

Condition: Near Fine


includes 1934 price list, no dust jacket, as issued; slight wear at tips of covers. A trade catalogue of lighting fixtures produced by the Chase Brass & Copper Company. Illustrated with about 200 black and white photographs. View more info

Image for Important Works of Art by Louis Comfort Tiffany, December 5, 1998

Important Works of Art by Louis Comfort Tiffany, December 5, 1998

By: _________________

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19159

Condition: As New


225 lots are described and illustrated in color. View more info

Image for Lamps & Other Lighting Devices, 1850-1906

Lamps & Other Lighting Devices, 1850-1906

By: _________________

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Des Moines, IA, Wallace-Homestead Book: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15557

ISBN: 0878610243

Condition: Near Fine


light rubbing to head of spine. Reprint of seven historical lighting catalogs: Archer & Warner, 1850; Cornelius & Sons Mfg., circa 1875; Hitchcock Lamp Co., 1887; Bellaire Goblet Co., circa. 1890; King Glass Co., 1891; Macbeth-Evans Glass Co., circa 1900; and Fostoria Glass Co., 1906. View more info

Image for The Emil Dreyfus Collection of European Lighting Devices

The Emil Dreyfus Collection of European Lighting Devices

By: _________________

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Bolton, MA, Skinner: 1979

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10022

Condition: As New


price list laid-in. Emil Dreyfus (1841-1932) amassed one of the most important collections of European lighting devices. After his death, the collection was purchased in January 1937 as a gift for Mr. Albert Wells who was one a founder of Old Sturbridge Village which dispersed the collection at this auction in 1979. 485 lots in the sale, many illustrated in black and white. View more info