Leadwork: Old and Ornamental and for the Most Part English

London: Macmillan & Co., 1893. First edition. 8vo; pp. viii, 148, [4] publisher's ads; 76 illustrations from drawings. Gilt spaine faded; bookplate; light spotting to edges; light scattered foxing; else a very good copy in original blue cloth. Lethaby, architect, designer and teacher, promotes the revival of the use of lead in ornamentation. Its virtues include itsversatility in handling, like plaster, from hammering it out, casting, cutting and piercing, working in repousse, inlaying and engraving, gilding and ornamenting with tin, enamel or colour, and its English character. Item #006012

Price: $125.00

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