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The Collectors Encyclopedia of American Art Glass: Identification and Values

by John A., III Shuman III
     
 
After being in print for 18 years, The Collector's Encyclopedia of American Art Glass by John A. Shuman III has been revised in an all-new second edition. With 15 new chapters, updated values, exciting new advertisements in both color and black and white, and over 150 new images of rare and valuable art glass, this edition is sure to be better than the first.

Overview

After being in print for 18 years, The Collector's Encyclopedia of American Art Glass by John A. Shuman III has been revised in an all-new second edition. With 15 new chapters, updated values, exciting new advertisements in both color and black and white, and over 150 new images of rare and valuable art glass, this edition is sure to be better than the first. Featuring advice for both the novice as well as the advanced collector, the book preserves the resourcefulness of the first book. Vivid photographs are used to ensure easy reference. Descriptive glass entries alphabetized from Acid Cutback to Wave Crest are included, as well as characteristics of each glass type, pertinent dates, names of important contributing individuals, shapes likely to be found, and company signatures and trademarks. The Collector's Encyclopedia of American Art Glass, Second Edition, shines as the most comprehensive guide to American art glass on the market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574324822
Publisher:
Collector Books
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
American Art Glass: Identification and Values Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

John A. Shuman III is a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania. He taught secondary English for 35 years, plus a variety of adult courses. He avidly buys and sells, refinishes, lectures on and appraises antiques. He also enjoys photography, and attending flea markets and antiques shows. Shuman takes pleasure in traveling and researching glass, china, primitives, arts and crafts, collectibles, and assorted antiques. He owns a general line antiques shop called 'Jasel' in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

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