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A TREATISE ON THE ORIGIN, PROGRESSIVE IMPROVEMENT
[Porter, George Richardson].

A TREATISE ON THE ORIGIN, PROGRESSIVE IMPROVEMENT

And Present State of the Manufacture of Porcelain and Glass. London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green 1832.
1st Ed. 4pp. adverts. + [xvi] + 334pp. + [i] advert. Engraved t.p. by E. Finden and 50 woodcuts. Sm. ownership inscription, contemporary cloth sl. bumped to corners, with fading to edges and spine, lower joint split, browned paper title label to spine with spine sl. chipped at head and tail. Dr. Lardner’s Cabinet Cyclopædia - Vol. XXVI. George Richardson Porter (1792–1852), civil servant and statistician. A very detailed treatise on porcelain and glass manufactured at the time of the Great Exhibition.
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