THE ENGLISH FIREPLACE. Nicholas Hills.

THE ENGLISH FIREPLACE.

Its Architecture and the Working Fire. Foreword by Richard Gloucester. Pp. 160(last blank), illustrated throughout in colour and black & white, appendices, index; small square 4to; bottom fore-corner of lower board a trifle bruised; dust wrapper, slightly scuffed, edges a trifle rubbed and split; Quiller Press, London, 1983. First edition. *'Chronicles not only the visual delights of fireplaces as a major architectural element in the design of home interiors over the centuries: it also explores the technical developments that slowly turned the business of providing heat - both for comfort and for cooking - from a dirty, smoky and polluting practice into the clean and efficient process that we enjoy today' [Foreword]. Item #152949

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