The Encyclopedia of Glass

Mark Pickvet

Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition

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This new and improved edition is an essential and invaluable resource for every glass enthusiast, collector, researcher, and historian. It contains over 4,200 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 now has an necessary resource that remains 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 | 288 pp
ISBN13: 9780764339257

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Mark Pickvet grew up on a pickle farm in the small rural town of Pinconning, Michigan. His very first thesis on glassware was published in 1989, and he has written a dozen books since.