A History of English Glass Painting by DRAKE Maurice

A History of English Glass Painting With Some Remarks on the Swiss Glass Miniatures of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.

London, T. Werner Laurie Ltd. 1912

x+226pp plus 36 plates from drawings by Wilfrid Drake. 4to in cloth-backed boards, slightly scuffed and bumped at corners and spine, but generally vg. Internally there is some spotting, confined to endpapers and the first 20pp. Important early survey of stained glass, extending from the seventh century to the Gothic revival. Later chapters deal with Heraldry, Swiss glass (as a point of comparison), decay and advice for the collector. With useful appendices and bibliographies of early material. Many of the lovely full page plates are in colour.

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