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RICHARD HETLEY & CO.
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Hetley and Compy. Wholesale foreign glass warehouse, No. 8, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden. Large crown glass, quite flat, and equal to plate in colour. ...
[London]: printed by W. Glindon, Rupert Street, Haymarket, [1829?].
[4] p. ; 22.5 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, first verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. Date suggested by watermark 'Hagar And Son / 1828'; the printer W. Glindon ceased trading in 1832. Inscribed in ink Best & Second can only / be had of Mr Hetley. Various members of the Hetley family were active in the London glass trade at this time, including James Hetley whose firm was established in 1823, and Richard Hetley who until 1828 was in partnership with Antoine Claudet (q.v.) in Tavistock Street. An undated price list for 'best Glass Shades' is also in the Soane archives (q.v.).

Copy Notes Blank p. [3] has undated ALs in ink addressed to Soane Esq, referring to the supply of Crown Glass, which has long been wanting in this Country... signed Rd Hetley, and indicating the enclosure of a sample. Previously folded as a letter addressed in ink Soane Esq / Lincolns Inn fields, endorsed in an office hand Mr. Hetley / respecting French Glass / with Prices.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6357


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