This practical book provides guidance in identifying and evaluating American brilliant cut glass. It is organized by patterns and illustrated with 396 color and black and white photographs. Standard, Choice, Premium, and Rare quality pieces are identified throughout, and separate value ranges for each quality of every piece are provided. Tips for recognizing non-American cut glass are given and examples are shown. Separate indexes of pattern names and manufacturers provide quick references. This is the book you want at your fingertips when on the Internet and with you in the shops and auctions when you buy cut glass. It will help you find some good buys.