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Nineteenth Century Lighting: Candle-Powered Devices : 1783-1883

H. Parrott Bacot

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ISBN 10: 0887400981 / ISBN 13: 9780887400988
Published by Schiffer Pub Ltd, 1987
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: Nineteenth Century Lighting: Candle-Powered ...

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Nineteenth Century Lighting, surveys the candle powered lighting devices used in Northern Europe, the British Isles, as well as those made in America. The examples illustrated are those used in primarily domestic situations, however some are also from the public sector. Over 394 photographs are each acompanied by a detailed, physical and historical description, painstakingly researched by Mr. Bacot. In addition he has further enriched these fine examples with informative and interesting text on the changes and innovations of the period. Nineteenth Century Lighting is an excellent and thorough source book for the collector, historian and all those interested in these revolutionary candle powered designs of the years from 1783-1883.

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Bacot is professor of art history and formerly executive director of the Museum of Art and Natural Science at Louisiana State University.

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