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Fairy Lamps, Elegance in Candle Lighting Bob Ruf

Fairy Lamps, Elegance in Candle Lighting

Bob Ruf

Published August 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780887409752
Hardcover
236 pages
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 About the Book 

Candle powered fairy lamps made Victorian and Edwardian homes glow with light, and make modern collectors glow with nostalgia. Over 800 lamps made from 1880 through the 1930s are shown in full color in this new book. The lamps range from the simplestMoreCandle powered fairy lamps made Victorian and Edwardian homes glow with light, and make modern collectors glow with nostalgia. Over 800 lamps made from 1880 through the 1930s are shown in full color in this new book. The lamps range from the simplest examples given out with boxes of candles to the most extravagant chandelier assemblages made for lords, rajahs, and royalty. As part of the fascinating history of lighting devices and fuels, this work draws upon many primary sources to trace the development of fairy lamps, and catalog examples that can be found on todays market. It provides an indispensable resource for collectors and dealers, of lighting devices, pottery, and art glass.