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VICTORIAN GLASS Specialties of the Nineteenth Century

by Lee, Ruth Webb

Condition: Very Good+ in Good- dust jacket


Rutland VT: Charles E. Tuttle. Very Good+ in Good- dust jacket. 1985. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 080487011X; Binding is clean, sound and unworn, 'tho the spine is a little concave. Contents are almost as new. DJ is not much to look at, but it provides plenty of protection and information. ; First Printing of the First Tuttle Edition, 1985. Lee's original copyright was dated 1944. 8-3/4" Tall, XXIX + 608pp. Black cloth with bright gold spine and front cover lettering. ANTIQUES. "In this volume are described and pictured between two and three hundred patterns in glass not hitherto treated. Many were taken from old trade catalogues, thus enabling the author to state accurately when and where the glass was produced. Large and comprehensive chapters are devoted to specialties, such as nearly 500 glass hats and 500 glass slippers, as well as rarities in pattern glass, Satin glass, Victorian vases, matchholders, animal dishes, Victorian novelties and many other items. 265 pages of illustrations. " Index. .

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