The art of glass : shewing how to make all sorts of glass, crystal and enamel : likewise the making of pearls, precious stones, china and looking-glasses : to which is added, the method of painting on glass and enameling : also how to extract the colours from minerals, metals, herbs and flowers : a work containing many secrets and curiosities never before discovered : illustrated with proper sculptures / written originally in French, by Mr. H. Blancourt, and now first translated into English.

Title: 
The art of glass : shewing how to make all sorts of glass, crystal and enamel : likewise the making of pearls, precious stones, china and looking-glasses : to which is added, the method of painting on glass and enameling : also how to extract the colours from minerals, metals, herbs and flowers : a work containing many secrets and curiosities never before discovered : illustrated with proper sculptures / written originally in French, by Mr. H. Blancourt, and now first translated into English.
Author/Artist: 
Haudicquer de Blancourt, Jean, b. ca. 1650.
Publisher: 
London : Printed for Dan. Brown at the Black Swan without Temple-Bar, ... [and 4 others], 1699.
Description: 
[10], 355, [13] p., [9] plates ; 19 cm.
Other Authors: 
Neri, Antonio, -1614. Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette.
Format of Material: 
Microform
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Bib ID: 
42603
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Location: 
Microforms
Call Number: 
F-6449
Location: 
Secured Stacks - Rare Books
Call Number: 
TP856.H36e 1699 *
Notes: 
"Little more than a translation of Neri's L'Arte vetraria"--Ferguson.
Signatures: A-Aa8.
Includes index.
Duncan, 5804
C. 1, plate 27 and plate 31 Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Science of Glassmaking : 8 Centuries of a Magical Art", held at the Rakow Research Library, June 27, 2008-January 4, 2009.
According to an article in Glass Technology, v. 3 no. 6, 1962, this work appears to be a modified version of Merrett's translation of Neri.
CMGL c. 3 includes handwritten recipes and notations in back. Possibly by Thos. Dixon.