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Glass Books Recommended

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Glass Books Recommended

Newman-An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass, Harold Newman, 1977 Thames and Hudson Ltd, London

Newman-An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass, Harold Newman, 1977 Thames and Hudson Ltd, London

General: Newman-An Illustrated Dictionary of Glass, Harold Newman, 1977 Thames and Hudson Ltd, London. A must have reference book for scholars and researchers in the field of glass.

Palmer-The Wistars and Their Glass, Arlene Palmer, Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 1989

Palmer-The Wistars and Their Glass, Arlene Palmer, Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 1989

American: Palmer-The Wistars and Their Glass, Arlene Palmer, Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 1989. A small catalogue of outstanding American glass produced by Wistarburgh Glassworks 1733-1777

Baumgartner-Glas Des Spaten Mittlatersund der Renaissance Die Sammlung Karl Amendt, Erwin Baumgartner, 2005

Baumgartner-Glas Des Spaten Mittlatersund der Renaissance Die Sammlung Karl Amendt, Erwin Baumgartner, 2005

Medieval: Baumgartner-Glas Des Spaten Mittlatersund der Renaissance: Die Sammlung Karl Amendt, Erwin Baumgartner, 2005. The Amendt collection of glass from the Middle Ages offers an amazing array of forms produced during this time of glass history.

Bickerton-Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses, L.M. Bickerton, Suffolk, 1986

Bickerton-Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses, L.M. Bickerton, Suffolk, 1986

English: Bickerton-Eighteenth Century English Drinking Glasses, L.M. Bickerton, Suffolk, 1986. This book is the most important reference for studying drinking vessels from 18th c. England.

King-Cent Verres Francais 1550-1750, Tresors des collection privees, Sylie Lhermite-King

Lhermite-King, Cent Verres Francais 1550-1750, Tresors des collection privees, Sylie Lhermite-King

French: Lhermite-King, Cent Verres Francais 1550-1750, Tresors des collection privees, Sylie Lhermite-King. A wonderfully illustrated book of French glass vessels gathered from private collections.

Philippart, Fragil Transparencia Vidrios espanoles de los siglos XVI a XVIII, Jean-Paul Philippart 2011

Philippart, Fragil Transparencia Vidrios espanoles de los siglos XVI a XVIII, Jean-Paul Philippart 2011

Spanish: Philippart, Fragil Transparencia Vidrios espanoles de los siglos XVI a XVIII, Jean-Paul Philippart 2011. A beautifully illustrated book on the variety of creative styles of glass in 16th,17th and 18th c.  Spain.

Page-Beyond Venice Glass in Venetian Style 1500-1750, Jutta Annette Page, The Corning Museum of Glass, 2004

Page-Beyond Venice Glass in Venetian Style 1500-1750, Jutta Annette Page, The Corning Museum of Glass, 2004

Venetian & Facon de Venise: Page-Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style 1500-1750, Jutta Annette Page, The Corning Museum of Glass, 2004. The Venetian influence traveled far & wide throughout Europe. This volume covers each of the major countries & their styles.

Gross, The Toledo Museum of Art Early Ancient Glass, David Gross

Gross, The Toledo Museum of Art Early Ancient Glass, David Gross

Ancient: Gross, The Toledo Museum of Art Early Ancient Glass, David Gross, Very thorough coverage of early manufacture before the onset of blowing glass in the Ancient World, 1600B.C. to A.D.50.

To see additional recommendations for glass books follow this link to our Glass Bibliography.

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