1847. (WINSTON, Charles.) AN INQUIRY INTO THE DIFFERENCE OF STYLE OBSERVABLE IN ANCIENT GLASS PAINTING, ESPECIALLY IN ENGLAND: WITH HINTS ON GLASS PAINTING. Volumes. Oxford: John Henry Parker, 1847. Large 8vo. Publisher's red cloth, gilt. xiv 384 pages; (ii), 24 pages, 57 plates numbered 1-75, plus 53A and 61A, many colored. First edition. "The principal object of this work is to investigate the varieties of ancient glass painting, and to reduce them to a few classes, in the same manner as ha been successfully attempted with regard to Gothic architecture." "The presen work is divided into two parts. In the first I have attempted to lay down rul which may serve to point out the leading distinction of styles: the second contains observations on the present state of the art, and suggestions for it application to particular purposes, and as the best means for its advancement Spine of text volume chipped at extremities and hinge. Internally very good. (Inventory #: 39359)
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