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Antique Lighting and Lamps.
Following the days of whale-oil lamps, which had been in use since Roman times, candlesticks appeared around the mid 17th century in quantity. Most surviving examples today come from the late 18th century onward, following industrial scale production designed to meet the demands of the newly prosperous middle classes.

Thomas Edison's invention of the incandescent filament bulb in 1885 revolutionized the way we lit our homes and all manner of table-lamps, chandeliers, wall lights and floor-lamps appeared starting with the Tiffany Studios around the 1890's. Many other manufacturers soon followed and designers from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods explored and experimented with this new home accessory.

Much old lighting, especially when rewired to modern standards, is as usable today as the day it was made, making antique lighting very attractive to collectors.


Antique Lamps and Lighting



Antique Lamp Buyer's Guide: 19th & 20th Century Amer. Lighting - Nadja Maril View UK   View USA
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Paperback: 142 pages Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd; Rev. and Expanded 2nd Ed edition (Aug 1999) Language English ISBN-10: 0764308548 ISBN-13: 978-0764308543 Dimensions: 27.7 x 21.6 x 1.3 cm


1930s Lighting: Deco & Traditional by Chase
Donald Brian Johnson
Leslie Pina
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Hardcover: 197 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd (Jul 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0764311379
ISBN-13: 978-0764311376
Dimensions: 28.2 x 21.8 x 2 cm



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Paperback: 271 pages
Publisher: Collector Bks.,U.S. (Mar 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1574322214
ISBN-13: 978-1574322217
Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.5 x 1.4 cm


Lighting Fixtures of the Depression Era
Jo Ann Thomas
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Thousands of lamps and lighting devices have been produced over the past 200 years. Detailed descriptions of 2,000 items, highlighted by more than 300 black and white photos, will provide background on everything from primitive Betty lamps and whale oil lamps through the great variety of Victorian kerosene lamps, as well as colorful and unusual lighting from the first half of the 20th century.


"Antique Trader" Lamps and Lighting Price Guide
Kyle Husfloen
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Lamps and Lighting
M.A. Cayless
A.M. Marsden
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This book is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of lighting. Covering the physics of light production, light sources, circuits and a wide variety of lighting applications, it is both suitable as a detailed textbook and as thoroughly practical guide for practising lighting engineers.


Design for Living: Furniture and Lighting 1950-2000
David Hanks, Anne Hoy
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Product details
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Flammarion (Nov 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 2080136720
ISBN-13: 978-2080136725
Dimensions: 28.9 x 26.3 x 2.4 cm



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Paperback: 285 pages
Publisher: Collector Bks.,U.S. (Oct 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1574321463
ISBN-13: 978-1574321463
Dimensions: 21.3 x 13.7 x 1.2 cm


Early Twentieth Century Lighting Fixtures
Joanne Thomasson
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Hardcover: 360 pages
Publisher: Collector Bks.,U.S.; New ed of 2 Revised e. edition (Jun 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1574320971
ISBN-13: 978-1574320978
Dimensions: 28.6 x 21.4 x 2.4 cm


Oil Lamps: The Kerosene Era in North America Catherine Thuro, Ken Bell
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TV Lamps Identification and Value Guide
Tom Santiso
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This pictorial guide sheds light on a collectable that was in its full glory between 1948 and 1958.



50s TV Lamps
Calvin Shepherd
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Product details
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd (Jul 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0764306014
ISBN-13: 978-0764306013
Dimensions: 27.7 x 21.6 x 1.8 cm

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