The Plate-Glass-Book

Published in 1758, this rare work consists of numerous tables providing pricing and manufacturing techniques on a wide range of goods. In the first part, there is extensive information on the production of plate glass and mirrors, including instructions on grinding and polishing glass, re-purposing mirrors, convex and concave mirrors, colored glass, and other similar pursuits. Following these instructions are tables of prices and various measurements. The second part contains explanations of measurement calculations on a variety of goods and hardware.

The Book of Lawn Furniture

The photos of the garden furniture shown in this book inspire ideas that make it easy to beautify the home grounds with attractive outdoor woodwork.