The Wax Chandlers of London

DUMMELOW, John. The Wax Chandlers of London.

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DUMMELOW, John. The Wax Chandlers of London. Phillimore. 1973.

Large 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt crest to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp xvi + [ii] + 204, colour frontispiece, 18 plates including 1 folding, text illustrations; very faint foxing to edges, otherwise near fine.
First edition. Scarce. A history of the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers, and therefore of candle making in Britain, from the Middle Ages to the present day.

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