1850s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT BOOK OF GLASSMAKING RECIPES, PROCEDURES AND FORMULAES

By: UNIDENTIFIED.

Price: $3,855.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


On offer is an original, super, 1850s manuscript relic of the Glassmaker's art with many dozens of recipes and procedures for making glass and some related recipes; liquid glue, brass polish, Dutch lead, use of antimony and much, much more in nearly 180 or so pages. [While the author is unidentified time and place are identified: 'Flint. Metal by made me at Hull July 1850 Sand 21lb, lead 3 1/2 lb, saltpetre 1 1/2 lb, borax 5oz, manganese 2 oz, the remainder of the pot which held 3 1/2 cwt was filled with cullet(?). I had no ash caused me to use the (?).' Colors form an integral part and there are many recipes as to formulating amber, alabaster, agate, no. 30 blue, no. 34 blue, kiln flint, flint glass, opal, oriental green +++. Along with the recipes there are many narrative section explaining why, what and how certain procedures are needed in the making of glass. The once premium book is in poor shape; cracked text block and spine is basically a wreck but all is complete and legible. Overall Fair+.; Manuscript; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall; KEYWORDS: HISTORY OF, HULL ENGLAND, GLASSMAKER, GLASS MAKING, IRON MONGER, FOUNDRY, METAL WORKING, RECIPES, RECEIPTS, COLOURING GLASS, ENGLISH, BRITISH CRAFTS, CRAFTSMANSHIP, GLASSBLOWING, CORE FORMED GLASS, GLASSMAKING, STAINED GLASS, PREPARATIONS, CHEMISTRY, HANDWRITTEN, MANUSCRIPT, AUTOGRAPHED, AUTHORS, MANUSCRIPT, DOCUMENT, LETTER, AUTOGRAPH, KEEPSAKE, WRITER, HAND WRITTEN, DOCUMENTS, SIGNED, LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS, HISTORICAL, HOLOGRAPH, WRITERS, AUTOGRAPHS, PERSONAL, MEMOIR, MEMORIAL, PERSONAL HISTORY, ARCHIVE, ANTIQUITÉ, CONTRAT, VÉLIN, DOCUMENT, MANUSCRIT, PAPIER ANTIKE, BRIEF, PERGAMENT, DOKUMENT, MANUSKRIPT, PAPIER OGGETTO D'ANTIQUARIATO, ATTO, VELINA, DOCUMENTO, MANOSCRITTO, CARTA ANTIGÜEDAD, HECHO, VITELA, DOCUMENTO, MANUSCRITO, PAPEL,

Title: 1850s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT BOOK OF GLASSMAKING RECIPES, PROCEDURES AND FORMULAES

Author Name: UNIDENTIFIED.

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Rare Book, All, 19th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: HULL ENGLAND GREAT BRITAIN, 1850

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 0002420

Keywords: Keywords: History Of Hull England GLASSMAKER Glass Making Iron Monger FOUNDRY Metal Working RECIPES RECEIPTS