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ANGUS-BUTTERWORTH, L.M. (Lionel Milner), 1900-1994 : THE MANUFACTURE OF GLASS.

ANGUS-BUTTERWORTH, L.M. (Lionel Milner), 1900-1994 : THE MANUFACTURE OF GLASS.

London : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1948. First edition. A short history of Egyptian, Roman and Venetian glass, followed by full sections on composition and properties (including colour; plant; manufacture (cut glass, pressed glass, window glass, plate glass, tubing, optical glass, etc.), products and uses, etc. The numerous illustrations include photographs of glassware from the "Britain Can Make It" exhibition of 1946. With a bibliography.
Demy 8vo (23cm). xii,274,[ii]pp. Illustrations. Original cloth; mild discolouration of edges of covers, but otherwise a very good copy.

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BURROWS, A.R. (Arthur Richard), 1882-1947 : THE STORY OF BROADCASTING.

BURROWS, A.R. (Arthur Richard), 1882-1947 : THE STORY OF BROADCASTING.

London : Cassell & Co., (1924). A reprint of the original 1924 edition. An absorbing account of the history and organisation of early broadcasting, the birth of the BBC, etc., with portraits of everyone from Marconi to Reith. Burrows was himself Assistant Controller and Director of Programmes.
Crown 8vo (20cm). (xii),(184)pp. Plates. Portraits. Original cloth; edges lightly spotted, but a very good copy. Contemporary (1924) ownership inscription of W. J. Burden on front pastedown.

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WILLIAMS-WOOD, Cyril, 1909-1986 : ENGLISH TRANSFER-PRINTED POTTERY AND PORCELAIN : A HISTORY OF OVER-GLAZE PRINTING.

WILLIAMS-WOOD, Cyril, 1909-1986 : ENGLISH TRANSFER-PRINTED POTTERY AND PORCELAIN : A HISTORY OF OVER-GLAZE PRINTING.

London : Faber & Faber, (1981). First edition. A well-researched history, with material on the invention of transfer printing; glazed porcelain; the northern school, Liverpool transfer printers; the free-lance transfer printers; the individual potteries and factories, etc., with much passing reference to Richard Abbey, the Battersea Enamel Works, Thomas Billinge, Louis-Peter Boitard, the Bow China Works, the Derby Porcelain Manufactory, Robert Hancock, Longton Hall, Thomas Radford, Thomas Rothwell, John Sadler, Simeon Shaw, Josiah Wedgwood, the Worcester Porcelain Company, etc.
Royal 8vo (26cm). (250),[ii]pp. Colour plates. Numerous illustrations. Original cloth; very good in a much-sunned and price-clipped dust-jacket.

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