Boston: Boston Book and Art, 1970. hardcover. 8 color plates, 48 monochrome plates, 18 text figures. 80pp. of text. Small 4to, cloth, d.w. Boston, 1970. First American Edition. A very good copy on a good (+) dust jacket. very good(+) / very good.
"A succinct account of the early evolution of antique paste, its great flowering in the eighteenth century, and its gradual decline in the nineteenth century .... Two sections of special value... are those on methods of distinguishing between antique and reproduction paste, and between paste stones and real stones." First volume in the Faber Collectors Library, Kate Foster, ed.