Series: Everyday Things
Hardcover: 148 pages
Publisher: Abbeville Press; 1st. ed edition (October 1, 1994)
Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 8.5 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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This is not a how to book its more an encyclopaedia. It a nice book to just browse and just look at historical wire made products. There is general history and various explanations relating to each section which is interesting but I just enjoy looking at the pictures. Its a nicely published book with good paper and images. Highly recommended for getting inspiration from historical objects
Lots of photos of wire objects useful and decorative. A few pages devoted to the techniques for making would have been nice but I found those elsewhere.
Wonderful book in a series by these authors...I have quite a few of them and they are very detailed...great price also!
As an artist and metal worker, I've found this book comprehensive. Great illustrations and historical documents.
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