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, approximately 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, 1576-1614. Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette.
Format of Material: 
Microform
Books
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
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging September 2015.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging September 2015.
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.
Series: 
Neri's Art of Glass editions