Glass-making.

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Published In: 
Encyclopaedia perthensis v. 10, pt. 2, pp. 471-484.
Description: 
pages 471-484 : plate clxvii ; 24 cm
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141887
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Rare Books
Call Number: 
TP857.E56 *
Notes: 
Caption title.
Formerly Document 1:12.
Plate shows blowing, casting and polishing.
Contents: 
Definition and history of glass-making --
Of the theory of vitrification --
Of the materials for making glass --
Of the furnaces used in glass-making --
Of the instruments used in glass-making --
Of the different kinds of glass --
Of the compositions for making bottle and phial glass --
Of the compositions for making white glass and crystal --
Of the compositions for making plate or mirror glass --
Method of working or blowing round glass --
Method of working or blowing window or table glass --
Method of blowing and casting plate or mirror glass --
Of the grinding and polishing of plate or mirror glass --
Of the colouring of glass.