Standard Encyclopedia of Pressed Glass
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Standard Encyclopedia of Pressed Glass

by Bill Edwards, Mike Carwile
     
 

American pressed glass, which was at its zenith in the 1870s, entails hundreds of patterns and dozens of shapes with elaborate geometric, animal, fruit, and floral designs. Available in crystal and sparkling colors, this collectible glassware flourished until the end of the 1920s. This all-new collector s encyclopedia features approximately 230 new photographs, most…  See more details below

Overview

American pressed glass, which was at its zenith in the 1870s, entails hundreds of patterns and dozens of shapes with elaborate geometric, animal, fruit, and floral designs. Available in crystal and sparkling colors, this collectible glassware flourished until the end of the 1920s. This all-new collector s encyclopedia features approximately 230 new photographs, most of them for new patterns, bringing the total to more than 1,600 photos showcasing the exquisite patterns and beautiful colors of the quality pressed glass produced for 60 years in America. Bill Edwards and Mike Carwile are authorities on pressed, carnival, and opalescent glass, and the sales of their other four editions prompted this fifth edition. This encyclopedia is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also historically correct. Collectors are sure to be pleased with Standard Encyclopedia of Pressed Glass, Fifth Edition. 2007 values.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574325485
Publisher:
Collector Books
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Series:
Standard Encyclopedia of Pressed Glass Series
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x (h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Edwards is a noted expert on pressed, carnival, and opalescent glass, and has been authoring books since 1975. He now co-authors books with expert Mike Carwile. His knowledge is unsurpassed in the glass world. He has written books on Carnival Glass, Northwood Carnival Glass, Millersburg Glass, Opalescent glass, Rarities of Carnival Glass, and Pressed Glass.

Mike Carwile is a noted expert on pressed, carnival, and opalescent glass, and has been authoring books with Bill Edwards since 1998. Together, their knowledge is unsurpassed in the glass world. He has co-authored books on Carnival Glass, Millersburg Glass, Opalescent glass, and Pressed Glass.

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