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By (author) Cecil A. Meadows
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Oil Lamps by Cecil A. Meadows
Book DescriptionThis book traces the evolution of oil lighting and places on record details of the many fine lamps which served our forebears so well. A great many of these lamps survive today, though much of the knowledge about them has disappeared. Owing to the interest in Victoriana, they now appear in antique shops at prices that would have been considered fantastic not so long ago. Whether the reader is a collector, a seller of lamps or is just interested in this fascinating subject, this book will help to fill some of the gaps in his knowledge of oil lighting.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780852632888
(177mm x 113mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Victorian Ironmonger, Paperback (April 2000)» View all books by Cecil A. Meadows
The Victorian ironmonger's shop was the nineteenth-century equivalent of the modern department store and a vast range of goods could be bought there. This book describes the Victorian ironmonger's varied stock and also explains the purchase of goods, keeping accounts, giving credit and the prompt delivery service.
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Author Biography - Cecil A. Meadows
The late Cecil A. Meadows was apprenticed in the 1920s to one of the last great furnishing and general ironmongers in Norwich. The older members of staff still remembered the ways of the trade in the nineteenth century.
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