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Schweig, Bruno
Mirrors;: A guide to the manufacture of mirrors and reflecting surfaces
London: Pelham, 1973. London: Pelham. Hardcover. 0720706432 xix, [3], 3-243 pages. Appendices, Patents Index, Name Index, and Subject Index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "Written for all who are interested in mirrors; the manufacturer, his manager and his apprentice, for the practical experimentalist and, perhaps, even for the scientist and explorer of present and future possibilities. Part I provides a short survey of the whole field. Part II goes into detail, beginning with a brief history of mirrors and a fairly comprehensive description of all the silvering processes at present employed in the mirror and related industries. A chapter is devoted to the possibility of explosions, and the necessary precautions to avoid them. The appendices contain lists of literature, of learned and trade societies, schools, museums and patents - information which cannot be found anywhere else in such completeness." - dust jacket. Dr. Schweig was a Consulting Chemist to the glass and mirror industry who visited 500 mirror factories and did business in 38 countries in the course of his illustrious career. Faint paperclip markings atop first three leaves otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight and square. Light wear to black boards. Moderate wear to red dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this elusive and extraordinary reference. . Very Good. 1973. First Edition.
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