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Nixon, Rev. John.
A Dissertation on the Antiquity of Glass in Windows. In a Letter to the Rev. Tho. Birch, D.D.Secret. R.S.

London The Royal Society: 1758.

A pane of opaque glass excavated at Herculaneum causes the author to ponder the antiquity of glass windows. A transcription of an 18th century letter which appeared in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, in, 1758.

Bound into new cloth. 6.5"x9", 10 pages.

Inventory #: 34153
Price: $ 150.00      

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