The anticipated follow-up to Catherine Thuro's first volume on early lighting, Oil Lamps II: Glass Kerosene Lamps focuses specifically on cased glass, colored glass, and composite lamps that are hallmarks of the golden age of kerosene lighting. More than two hundred photographs showcase the extraordinary craftsmanship and artistic design that distinguish these illuminates. This is a visually delightful collection of beautiful and rare kerosene lamps and is sure to impress both the avid collector and novice alike. Author Catherine Thuro's years of extensive research is reflected in this comprehensive second volume in the three-part series. The complete set is considered to be required reading for those in the field of early lighting. The vast catalogue of manufacturer information and user-friendly pricing chart make Oil Lamps IIa necessary addition to the library of all collectors and appraisers.