Author:Lawrence Weaver with an Introduction By Andrew Naylor

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English Leadwork: Its Art and History

By: Lawrence Weaver with an Introduction By Andrew Naylor

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023130

ISBN: 1873394608

Condition: Brand New


Lawrence Weaver’s design reference work appeared in 1909, and is now available from Donhead in this re-printed facsimile edition. It describes and documents many examples of decorative leadwork, which being durable and attractive lends itself in its simplicity to a multitude of forms. Whilst examining in detail the history and workmanship to be found on fonts, statues, urns and vases, the book also includes more modest structures such as pipes, pipeheads and rain-water cisterns. The author also explores the use of lead in roofing, particularly for spires, steeples and domes, and points out t... View more info