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Classic French Wrought Iron Twelfth-Nineteenth Century

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ISBN-10: 039373157X

ISBN-13: 9780393731576

Edition: 2004

Authors: Raymond Lecoq, Gregory Bruhn

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This work on traditional French architectural ironwork designs traces the successive styles of decorative French ironwork over its 700-year development.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

The late Raymond Lecoq, a Frenchman, wrote extensively on ironwork and locksmithing. Richard J. Wattenmaker is director of the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art.

A working outline
The iron industry
Assembly
Forge techniques
Aesthetics
Evolution of style
Leafwork
Strap hinges and iron fittings
Grillework
Guardrails, handrails, balconies, balustrades
Locks
Latches
Bolts and sash-bolts