Matthew Boulton: Ormolu
London, Phaidon and Christie's 2002
496pp with 241 colour and 141 b/w illustrations. Cloth in d/w, fine. Study of the late eighteenth-century metalworker, his ormolu or 'ground gold' gilded ornaments and his manufactory near Birmingham during the years 1768-1782. Explores the processes of design and manufacture alongside the development of the business.