Welker, John & Elizabeth.
Title PRESSED GLASS IN AMERICA: Encyclopedia of the First Hundred Years 1825 - 1925.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher Antique Acres Press [Self-Published, Ivyland, PA]. 1985. (1985).
0961586109 / 9780961586102
Seller ID 06-0068
Limited 1st & only edition. No. 45 of 1500 copies. 495pp. 4to. Green vinyl over boards with gilt lettering. 80 photos of over 1, 000 pieces of Glass in 400 patterns (about 90% never shown previously in Glass literature). About 6800 patterns listed along with their attributions (if known), dates of production, & references to source material for each in Glass literature; factory, combines, decorators & packers histories; biographies of important Glassmen, designers, & labor & industry organizations; detailed presentation on Glassmaking & the evolution of pressed Glass manufacturing along with many illustrations of the equipment, techniques & patents involved; Glass marketing including exhibits, expositions, shows & advertising; Glass collecting; Glass collectors, dealers & collector's organizations; reproductions; problems & techniques in attributing Glass; etc. Glossary, huge bibliography, & index. Shelf wear on the bottom edge of both covers o/w Near Fine, i.e. very minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects/ DJ (Bottom of the spine has a little crush on the right side and a 1/4' edge tear in the middle o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no major defects). ISBN 0961586109. Note: Extra postage will be required for shipping via Priority Mail.
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