A CENTURY & A HALF OF THE HOUSE OF BERGER: BEING A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE 150 YEARS OF TRADING OF LEWIS BERGER & SONS, LTD; MANUFACTURERS OF FINE DRY COLOURS, PAINTS AND VARNISHES, HOMERTON, LONDON, N.E.

By: BERGER, THOMAS B.

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Green Buckram with gilt titles to spine and gilt and red decs to front board.. 108pp. Portrait Frontis + all other illustrations and plates as expected. Short history of the Company founded by a German Chemist Louis Steigenberger who came to England in the middle of the 18th Century to make his fortune having perfeced the manufacture of Poussian Blue. He changed his name to Lewis Berger, married and established in Hackney London what was to become Berger Paints. Good - no dust jacket, shelf wear to extremities of buckram- mainly colour loss, corners of boards rounded, Ink instruction and date to fep "Please do not take away" No indictation of previous owner name . Book block a little tanned and with light foxing to end papers. Light finger print soiling to some pages but binding generally sound with no other notable faults). An absorbing company history with much of interest concerning Hackney and Homerton NE London.

Title: A CENTURY & A HALF OF THE HOUSE OF BERGER: BEING A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE 150 YEARS OF TRADING OF LEWIS BERGER & SONS, LTD; MANUFACTURERS OF FINE DRY COLOURS, PAINTS AND VARNISHES, HOMERTON, LONDON, N.E.

Author Name: BERGER, THOMAS B.

Categories: Company Histories,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, WATERLOW & SONS: 1910

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 230X170mm Approx

Seller ID: 10372

Keywords: Lewis Berger & Sons Ltd, Company Histories, Homerton London, Hackney, Berger Paints, Five Houses Homerton, Books on Line Brighton, Louis Steigenberger, ,