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Canadian Books Review : Antique Glass

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Submitted Date  : 2010/10/12 - Submitted by: UKboy

A very up-to-date and complete guide to bottles, the value, the mark and much more. Includes detailed photographs and illustrations of glass bottles and other advertsing material associated with the larger drinks companys such as Coca-Cola. It is divided into a series of easy to navigate chapters with either specific brands grouped together of styles of bottle.
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

This book contains a complete history of cut glass and its manufactrers, both U.S. and Canadian. It provides up-to-date information on identifying patterns and current prices for more than 650 items. It has a dedicated price guide at the rear of the book along with an American and Canadian marks section. It is a thoroughly well put together collectors and buyers guide book on cut glass.


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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

The authers of this book have aimed to provide a visual guide for would-be collectors and they have succeeded very well. The book contains comparatively brief comments on the history of glass-making in Canada and the habits of early glassmakers are clear, concise, and witty.
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

This book gives collectors for the first time the opportunity to compare their collections to company records, photographs and the public collection at the Dufferin County Museum & Archives, the "Home of Corn Flower". This guide has been designed to assist both collectors and antique dealers from accross North America with identifying, pricing and collecting genuine Hughes "Corn Flower".
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

This book by Gerald Stevens is the definitive work of North America's leading expert in early Canadian glass. He initially reviews briefly the art and craft of glass-making from earlier times, he then goes on to looking in detail at glass-making in nineteenth-century Canada. All the known glass houses of Canada are considered, by regions and in detail, the products in which they specialized, the sources of their materials with detailed comments on design, social and industrial needs and leading craftsmen.
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

This book is designed to give the student, collector, buyer of glass information regarding the pattern and form of those pieces considered Canadian. It gives the owner a clear and detailed insight into glass. To clearly identify a pattern it is very useful to know the shape of the foot, finial and handle. This book gives clear photogrpahs of these areas to help the reader identify their own items. This is a very thorough abd detailed book of Canadian Glass.
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

A wonderful insight into the history and life of Canadian Glass. The original object of Glass in Canada was to provide a vehicle for historians and researchers that would help reawaken an interest in one of Canada's oldest industries. However as the book was being created the auther realised that he was making a handbook for Canadian glass collectors. The book covers in depth all aspects of Canadian glass production including; containers, tableware, industrial ware, flat glass, commercial handblowing and studio glass blowing.
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

This is most definately the book for Depression Glass and Elegant Glass dealers and collectors, it includes full colour photographs or high quality along with indispensible identification and price guides for Corn Flower. It includes works from major American Glass works, such as; Cambridge, Duncan Miller, Fostoria, Heisey, Imperial, Indiana, Jeannetter, Lancaster, New Martinsville, Paden City, Tiffin, and many more.
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

This book is an invaluable resource guide to Canadian pressed glass tableware. There are over 400 hundred photographic examples, identifying the many popular pressed glass patterns. The new feature of this book is that it includes price listings for the extensive variety of items produced. Some of the highlights within the book are; factories, goblets, salts/peppers, tableware patterns, opaque glass, and etched tumblers.
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Submitted Date  : 2010/5/5 - Submitted by: UKboy

This book provides the reader with a detailed and very informative look at Gerald Stevens, the man and his book Canadian Glass 1825-1925. Gerald Stevens was a collector and connoisseur of Canadian Glass. This shows many styles and types of glass, its production and final pieces. There are photogrpahs and detailed illustrations to guide the reader through the history of Canadian Glass.
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