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eBook Early American Wrought Iron: 3 Books in One ePub

by Albert H. Sonn

  • ISBN: 0970766467
  • Subcategory: No category
  • Author: Albert H. Sonn
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Blue Moon; 2nd edition (May 3, 2006)
  • Pages: 750
  • ePub book: 1867 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1825 kb
  • Other: lit doc mbr azw
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 942

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Early American Wrought Iron: 3 Books in On. The book itself is a work of art. It seems like a thousand pages of, black-and-white pieces of iron artwork with accompanying descriptions-in typewriter pica print-for each

Early American Wrought Iron: 3 Books in One. Albert H. Sonn. It seems like a thousand pages of, black-and-white pieces of iron artwork with accompanying descriptions-in typewriter pica print-for each. Our son even used this book for inspiration when he was commissioned to sand cast some old-style hinges.

Early American Wrought Iron - Three Volumes in One. Published by Bonanza Books.

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The one I got was the three volumes in one book and in my opinion is reasonably priced for the material covered

Early American Wrought Iron - three volumes in one Albert H Sonn 707664-6-7 733 pages This is a reference work documenting early American wrought iron items. The emphasis here is historical documentation. The one I got was the three volumes in one book and in my opinion is reasonably priced for the material covered. Also be careful as there is a little flimsy booklet by the same tittle out there that is much cheaper.

Published December 12, 1988 by Bonanza.

Sonn discusses Early American wrought iron up to 1850, door hardware including wood hinges latches and locks . Chapter I romance and history of Early American Wrought Iron. Chapter II Balconies and braces, railings and newels gates, grilles, et. .

Sonn discusses Early American wrought iron up to 1850, door hardware including wood hinges latches and locks, knockers, Suffolk latches, Norfolk latches, changes in lift bars, locks and estucheons. Volume II. With three hundred and twenty plates by the author. Volume II Chapter I discusses stray facts and fancies about iron and ironworkers.Chapter III Outside hardware, plates of weather vanes, wall anchors, gutter supports, foot-scrapers, shutter-fasteners.

It is actually three books in one, which explains its rather expensive price. This is the definitive source for American wrought iron. Albert Sonn (1867-1936) originally published Early American Wrought Iron in 1928 in three volumes. This is a great coffee table book! Blue Moon Press had so many requests that they decided to reprint it in 2007. 765 pages, . x 11 (Hardcover), 3000+ illustrations, Semi-gloss paper. No one has surpassed his drawings and background on a wide variety of American wrought iron hardware since.

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Archived auctions similar to Three Volumes: Early American Wrought Iron. Three pair of Pennsylvania wrought iron Conestoga wagon box hinges, late 18th/early 19th c., and a single hinge.

Early American Wrought Iron,; is a celebration of the village blacksmith revealing the master craftsman in all his glory, his technical skills, and artistry, and illuminating his crucial role in the development of American culture. A giant essential resource for both blacksmiths and architects. Sonn, an excellent draftsman and commercial artist, dismayed that so many pieces of early wrought iron were discarded, began to compile a collection of his own detailed drawings of early American wrought iron. His search through museums, antique shops, private houses, and collections uncovered many fine examples of ironwork.They are illustrated here in 640 plates containing over 3,000 drawings. Sonn spent eight and one half years traveling along the East coast sketching and doing research for this classic work.