CURIOSITIES OF GLASS MAKING:With Details of the Processes and Productions of Ancient and Modern Ornamental Glass Manufacture. David Bogue 1849.
1st Ed. Square 8vo. viii + 146pp. 6 chromolitho. plates, numerous ills. Some light browning, upper hinge cracked, newspaper cutting to rear pastedown, original gilt lettered blind embossed cloth, spine sl. faded and chipped intruding sl. onto boards. Apsley Pellatt (1791–1863), glass manufacturer. ODNB ‘... Under his care the products of the family's Falcon glassworks in Southwark attained a high reputation both for quality and artistic design. He devoted much time to the investigation of the principles of glass making both in ancient and modern times, and he became a high authority upon the subject. His book [the above work] comprised the text of his earlier memoir, his lectures on the manufacture of flint glass, delivered to the Royal Institution, and the fruits of his various researches ...’
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