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BOOK ? Scotland's Glass: 400 Years of Glassmaking
« on: December 21, 2009, 06:38:36 PM »
Scotland's Glass: 400 Years of Glassmaking

Title: Subtitle: Scotland's Glass: 400 Years of Glassmaking
Pages: 77, full-colour
Size: 280 x 210mm (a tad shorter than A4)
ISBN-13: 978-0-9549196-5-8

Many photographs of items that have never been seen before
Rare and amazing glass included from the 17th century
Glasses actually used by Prince Charles Edward in 1745
A massive, one metre tall epergne produced in 1837 for Queen Victoria's accession
Bottles from the 18th and 19th centuries
Rare examples of Clutha glass
Some of the most exquisite 19th century engraving from Millar and Keller
Examples from Monart, Ysart, Vasart, Strathearn
The most prominent names in Scottish glassmaking examined: Sir George Hay, John Ford, John Baird, and 20th
century notables such as Salvador Ysart, Helen Monro Turner, Alison Geissler, Alison Kinnaird, etc.
Paperweight examples from Ysart, Caithness, Perthshire, Selkirk, etc.
Stunning 20th century studio art glass and sculptures

The Directory
Also included is a 20 page booklet Scotland's Glass: A Directory of Glass Businesses, which is supplied free with every book order. This details data and information on virtually every glassmaker working in Scotland today. Also includes any buildings, places and sites of interest, museums, which are glass related.

210 x 148mm (A5)
34 photographs (all but one is colour)
ISBN-13: 978-0-9549196-6-5

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Re: BOOK ? Scotland's Glass: 400 Years of Glassmaking
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2010, 09:42:39 AM »
 :clap2: :clap2: :tup3:  Thanks for info...
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