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Buckley, Wilfred.

EUROPEAN GLASS.

A brief outline of the History of Glass Making, with Notes on Various Methods of Glass Decoration, illustrated by examples in the collection of the Author. With a Foreword by Bernard Rackham and with an Essay on Dutch Glass Engravers by Dr. Ferrand Hudig. London: Ernest Benn Limited 1926.
1st Ed. 4to. xxxvi + 96pp. text. 104 b/w. plates at rear and several other ills. Top edge of last few plates sl. waterstained with some resultant adhesion and loss of paper not affecting image, with prospectus and Illustrated London News review loosely inserted, good in lightly soiled and chipped d/w. Useful on the techniques of glass making and glass engraving. Wilfred Buckley (18731933), promoter of clean milk and collector of antique glass. ODNB ... Buckley always had a keen interest in literature and art and especially in antique glass. Over the years he built up a sizeable collection that became widely known among his fellow collectors. As the milk campaign faltered, so he devoted more time to his fine art interests. He wrote a series of books for collectors ...
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