Originally published in 1923, this book examines the history of glass-making in England from its origins in Imperial Roman techniques to the end of WWI. The text is richly illustrated with drawings and photographs of examples of glass and glass-making techniques though history. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of this decorative and practical art.
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- Date Published: July 2014
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107689664
- length: 200 pages
- dimensions: 280 x 210 x 11 mm
- weight: 0.46kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Roman glass in England
2. Glass-making in England
3. Contemporary records of glass-making in England, 1567–1700
4. English drinking glasses
5. Old English bottles and flint glass decanters
6. Old London glass-houses
7. Provincial glass-houses
8. Coloured glass
9. Cast plate-glass
12. The excise period
13. The international exhibitions of 1851 and 1862
14. Extracts from the notes of a flint-glass works manager from 1875–1915
15. Glass-making during the war, 1914–18
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