Introduction to English Glassware to 1900

By: Truman, Charles

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Book Condition: Very Good


Hardcover is glazed boards. Spine is black with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Blue and white monochrome illustrated end pages. Originally published by HMSO in 1984. Extensively illustrated with 42 color and b/w photographs. "...mention of vessels can be found as early as the 14th century. Venetian-style glass was introduced into England in the 16th century....The development of lead crystal by George Ravenscroft at the end of the 17th century established the English 'metal' as the model to be emulated throughout Europe and the clarity and brilliance of English glass was unrivalled for the next 100 years..... "; Victoria & Albert Museum Introductions to the Decorative Arts Series; Photographs; 0.39 x 9.76 x 7.56 Inches; 47 pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing, shelfwear. Inside front cover, in upper corner, is a 1.5" x 1.5" piece of white paper stuck on; same on reverse of back endpaper, in lower corner, 2 pieces of white paper 3" x 1.5" right over the top of a piece 4" x 1.5".

Title: Introduction to English Glassware to 1900

Author Name: Truman, Charles

Categories: social history, Reference, Crafts/Needlework/Clothing/Costuming, Business/Economics, Antiques/collectibles, English/British History, Furniture/Interiors/Decorating, Art, Archaeology, History, European History, Science, Education, Cultural History, Royalty,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: Owing Mills, MD, Stemmer House Pub: 1985

ISBN Number: 0880450398

ISBN Number 13: 9780880450393

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 5529

Keywords: Antiques; Collectibles; Glass Art; Glassware; Decorative Art; Victoria And Albert Museum; Museum Collections; Education; Reference;,