MILLER CHRISTY. Concerning Tinder-boxes. Illustrated from Specimins in the Collections of Edward Bidwell & others. Extracted from “The Burlington Magazine”, Vols. I & II. London: The Burlington Magazine., 1903. First edition. Folio. Four articles extracted from the Burlington Magazine 1901-1903, new title-page. Bound in cloth-backed gilt-lettered cloth, marbled boards. Upper cover unevenly faded, covers rubbed, some foxing. With loosely inserted, “L’Art de faire du feu” by V.Forbin, extracted from “La Nature”, No. 1984, 3 Juin 1911. With a sheaf of typed signed and autograph correspondance from Miller Christy to Emile Ouverleaux, of 13 rue Cortalembert, Paris, from 1906 to 1910, consisting of 7 letters and 2 postcards. Concerning methods of producing fire, offering a title-page for the Burlington Magazine articles that he has printed up; also arranging to meet him in Paris to study various sulphur matches, etc.
Publisher: The Burlington Magazine
Format: Cloth-backed boards.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 030345
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