Old glass and how to collect it by J. Sydney Lewis

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Paginationviii, 225 p. pl.
Number of Pages225
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Open LibraryOL24659841M

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Originally published inOld Glass And How To Collect It is an easy to understand pocket guide to the fascinating and beautiful world of antique glassware. Styles including Early English, Bristol and Nailsea and Irish glass are described and illustrated, whilst J Sydney Lewis offers advice for the novice glass collector drawn from his extensive experience in the antiques : J.

Sydney Lewis. Old Glass and How to Collect it Contents Introductory -- Early English glass -- Eighteenth-century glass -- Memorial glasses -- Bristol and Nailsea glass -- Irish glass -- Curious and freak glasses -- Frauds and imitations -- Some hints to collectors -- Catalogue of prices of principal pieces of glass.

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