Houghton Mifflin, 1914, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
HUNTER, FREDERICK W. Stiegel Glass, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1914. Quarto, limited edition of 420 copies, pp. xvi, 272, illustrated plates, tan buckram boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and green and white picture of a pitcher stamped on upper panel, signed on the limitation page by Hunter, bookplate and gift inscription on front endpages. With 12 autochromes by J.B. Kerfoot, an antiques photographer, illustrator and writer. The autochrome, invented by the Lumiere brothers, was one of the earliest forms of color photography, and among its best. Kerfoot's work here is a beautiful case in point. Henry Stiegel was a German immigrant to Lancaster County, Pa., who produced fine glassware for about 10 years in the colonial era. Condition of this book: Boards sturdy with occasional spotting, stain on upper panel, spine darkened, extremities worn. Leaves clean and tight, toning, images fine. Overall very good. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 18th century; Photography. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52179.