Antique Glass

Antique Glass

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
An introduction for novice collectors discusses how to recognize quality pieces and avoid fakes

Blackwell North Amer
With its unique inbuilt beauty, it is hardly surprising that old glass is one of the most popular collecting fields. This book is a valuable starting point for enthusiasts. It tells you where to hunt for bargains and how to add rarities to a growing collection. An important section offers tips on what is available within any price range. It is filled with invaluable advice. How do you spot repairs or re-polishing? How can you avoid the proliferation of fakes while you learn to distinguish fine glass from ordinary? John Sandon's sensible guidance will prevent many costly mistakes.

Publisher: [Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Wappingers' Falls, NY, USA] : Antique Collectors' Club, c1999
ISBN: 9781851492862
Branch Call Number: 748.2 SAN
Characteristics: 190 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm


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