The 1883 -1884 Bradley and Hubbard Kerosene Fixtures Catalog is one of the finest lamp catalogs in existence. A special feature is a price guide which includes both current prices and the original prices for the lamps. Additional information about the Bradley and Hubbard company, the catalog and the original finishes used on the lamps is also included.
This catalog captures Bradley and Hubbard at their peak in terms of quality and diversity of offerings. This very large catalog is comprised of 248 pages illustrating almost 600 lamps, including 95 pages of hanging lamps with many superb multi-arm chandeliers, 25 pages of bracket lamps and brackets, 53 pages of table/stand lamps, 28 pages of figural lamps, 10 pages of cigar lighters, and 20 pages of match holders, desk bells, clocks, etc. Most lamps are shown with burner, chimney, shade holder and shade - making the catalog a valuable resource for those wanting to properly outfit their lamps. All lamps are flat wick kerosene. Plates illustrating parts of hanging/bracket lamps will assist in authenticating Bradley and Hubbard lamps.
The reprint is printed in black and white on high quality, coated stock. The size is 8.5 by 11 inches, perfect bound, with a two color soft cover.
Every kerosene lamp collector and researcher, as well as those involved with historical properties and students of domestic design, will want one of these reprints. This valuable reference is available only from the publisher and select antique dealers - not available through any bookstores. The number of copies is limited.