The historical essays are by H.H. Baber. cf. Brit. Mus. Catalogue.
Engraved t.p. with ornamental border.
Date of publication on some of the plates: 1811.
Handwritten note inside front cover indicates that this book belonged to George Woodall and was given to H. Jack Haden by a Woodall family member after Haden negotiated the sale of "photographic plates, etc. which became part of the Broadfield House Glass Museum archive".
P.  of cover, plate 22 and plate 50 photographed 1/10/08 for the 2007 Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report (Photography no. 99384 inside.cover; photography no. 99384 plate 22; photography no. 99384 plate 50).
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.
Portland vase: plate 50. Plate 85 has a pencil sketch of a lamp body and shade added to the top of one of the candelabras.