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OLD ENGLISH DRINKING GLASSES.
Francis, Grant R.

OLD ENGLISH DRINKING GLASSES.

Their Chronology and Sequence. Herbert Jenkins Limited 1926.
1st Ed. Large 4to. [xxxii] + 214pp. Dec. initial letters, 72 plates containing illustrations of 385 drinking glasses etc. Some occasional spotting, gilt lettered cloth with some sl. spotting to boards, fore-edge of lower board sl. faded, t.e.g. Standard work. “Eighteenth Century drinking glasses possess an interest to the collector which yields nothing in intensity to that which is afforded by china, furniture, old silver ... the cult of collecting old English glasses offers at once a field for study and for information on a typical British industry, and a prospect of profitable investment for the future, which will well repay those who approach it with knowledge and foresight ...” Introduction.
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