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Victorian Glass Novelties

Victorian Glass Novelties

Jo & Bob Sanford

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Whimsical Victorian novelties in clear and colored glass are displayed in over 590 beautiful color photos and over 80 black and white vintage advertisements and catalog images. Novelty candy containers, decanters, perfume bottles, paperweights, toothpick and match holders, shakers, butter dishes, condiment jars, celeries, and tableware in fanciful forms ranging from animals and humans to fruit, vegetables, personal apparel, furniture, and vehicles all have their place in this fascinating book.The text provides valuable information about the many companies that made these varied and amusing wares, including Fostoria Glass*TM, Hocking Glass*TM, Indiana Tumbler & Goblet*TM, Specialty Glass*TM, United States Glass*TM, and Wheeling Glass Letter & Novelty Company*TM, to name just a few. A bibliography and values in the captions are also provided.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 696 color photos | Price Guide/Index | 192 pp
ISBN13: 9780764317033 | Binding: hard cover


Jo and Bob Sanford have been collecting glassware for decades. They are avid glass historians and have authored several volumes on specific glass companies.