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Churchill, Arthur, Ltd.
A Coronation Exhibition of Royal, Historical, Political and Social Glasses commemorating Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Events in English History.

London Arthur Churchill Ltd.: 1937.

In the late 1930s the noted English glass specialists Arthur Churchill Ltd. found themselves holding "a more complete range of historical glass than it may ever possess again, and as this Coronation period appeared so suitable a time, it was resolved to exhibit it in its entirety". The glass is arranged here in chronological order, starting with a Restoration goblet of ca.1681 and ending with a George V Coronation wine glass. There is a running descriptive text and an illustration and discussion of each glass this is a very special and unusual glass sale catalog.

Hardcover. 9"x11.5", 42 pages of text plus 44 b/w plates, printed so that each page of text faces its illustrated plate the larger clothbound edition a fine copy with just a little minor internal soil.

Inventory #: 9886
Price: $ 250.00      

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