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OLD ENGLISH DRINKING GLASSES.
Francis, Grant R.

OLD ENGLISH DRINKING GLASSES.

Their Chronology and Sequence. Herbert Jenkins Limited 1926.
1st Trade Ed. Large 4to. [xxxii] + 214pp. Dec. initial letters, 72 b/w. plates from photos. containing illustrations of 385 drinking glasses etc. Some sporadic very light spotting, original gilt lettered cloth, some light spotting to boards moreso to lower board, sl. bubbling of cloth to lower board, spine and fore-edge of lower board lightly 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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