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Buckley, Wilfred.

DIAMOND ENGRAVED GLASSES OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

With Particular Reference to five attributed to Giacomo Verzelini. Ernest Benn Limited 1929
Slim 4to. 25pp. text. 33 b/w. plates at rear. Sm. booksellers label, prelims. very lightly browned, gilt lettered cloth backed boards, some minor soiling and rubbing, sl. wear at corners and head and tail of spine. No. 250 of a Limited Edition of 250 Copies. 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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