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The Encyclopedia of Glass

Mark Pickvet

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This comprehensive volume is an essential and invaluable reference source for every glass enthusiast. It contains over 3,000 alphabetized definitions of glassware, colors, processes, materials, forms, decorative styles, pattern motifs, noted artisans, companies, and designers, from antiquity to the present.The glass world is overdue for a resource that is up-to-date and unique in its field. This clear, concise, and easily readable guide includes both highly technical jargon and common terminology. The thorough use of cross-referencing between related subjects provides an extensive overview of specific glass-related topics.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 700+ b/w photos & drawings | 232 pp
ISBN13: 9780764311994

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Mark Pickvet is from Michigan and has written eight books on glassware.