Best Antique & Collectible Glass & Glassware Books
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1. Pyrex Passion (2nd ed.): The Comprehensive Guide to Decorated Vintage Pyrex
Author: by Michael D. Barber
Published at: Alvaro Publishing; 2nd edition (January 1, 2017)
Discover the Beauty of Vintage Opal Pyrex in the all-new 2nd edition of Pyrex Passion! All-new photos, updated info, new cradle reference, and over 30 additional pages! Pyrex collectors are always looking for the most accurate and comprehensive information about opal Pyrex produced from the 1940s through 1980s.
The 2nd edition of Pyrex Passion won’t disappoint! In addition to new photos, advertisements, and catalog images, this edition includes dates of production for patterns as well as individual items and sets. The standard pattern section has expanded information on plain opal and opal with gold trim items in addition to newly discovered dates of production and distribution methods for Pink and Orange Butterprint, Homestead Brown, and the alternate versions of Verd and Town and Country.
The promotional pattern section has greatly expanded information including exact dates of production for 15 items previously estimated and new photos that include original cradles for each item. This edition also includes an updated pattern reference, value guide, new cradle reference, index, and history by item.
2. Stained Glass Coloring Book: Beautiful Flower Designs for Stress Relief, Relaxation, and Creativity
Author: by Deena Stone
Published at: Independently published; Illustrated edition (July 6, 2020)
Awaken your inner artist and soothe an overstressed mind with this beautiful stained glass flower coloring book! Packed with a stunning and gorgeous selection of stained glass flowers, this delightful coloring book provides the perfect way to relax and unwind at the end of the day.
Featuring stained glass roses, sunflowers, tulips, daisies, hydrangeas, wisterias, and so much more, now you can unleash your inner creativity as you bring these illustrations to life! Suitable for a wide range of pens, pencils, and crayons, this coloring book combines the classic charm of stained glass with some of the world’s most beautiful flowers to create a truly unforgettable coloring experience.
Every image is designed to stir up your inspiration and provide you with a fun pattern to express yourself and hone your artistic talent. Book details:A Beautiful Selection of 34 Professional-Quality IllustrationsSuitable For All Ages and Skill LevelsLarge 8. 5 X 11 Page Size With High-Quality, Single-Sided PaperIs The Perfect Way To Relax, De-stress, and Relieve AnxietyA Wonderful Gift For a Coloring Fan You KnowWhether you want to practice your creativity and color your next masterpiece, reduce your stress levels in an ingenious way, or simply find the perfect gift idea for a friend, relative, or family member, the Stained Glass Coloring Book offers you a fun way to do all this and more.
3. Big Word Search Puzzle Book for Adults and Kids – 1074 Puzzles: Over 29,000 Unique Words (No Duplicates), Worlds Largest/Biggest Word Search Book With Over 1000 Word Search Puzzles
Author: by VisCulture Publishing
Published at: Independently published (November 9, 2020)
Big Word Search Puzzle Book for Adults and Kids – 1074 Puzzles: Worlds Largest Word Search Book, Biggest Word Search Book With Over 1000 Word Search PuzzlesThis Big Word Search Puzzle Book for Adults and Kids features1074 word search puzzles604 pagesOver 29,000 wordsNo duplicated words8.
5″ x 11″ sizewhite-colored paperprofessional-looking matte coverThe biggest word search puzzle book on the market. We’ve input over 29,000 unique words into 1074 puzzles for you to enjoy. Not only is this the perfect gift for yourself, friends and family, but it’s also a great way to add many new words to your vocabulary.
4. Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide 2020-2021
Author: by Judith Miller
Published at: Mitchell Beazley; Anniversary edition (October 1, 2019)
If you want to know the value of your antiques – or find out how the antiques market is faring – the world’s bestselling antiques price guide is the place to look. Miller’s Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market.
It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Compiled by Judith Miller, world-renowned antiques expert and co-founder of the book, the guide features more than 8,000 antiques. Comprehensive sections cover ceramics, furniture, glass, silver and metalwares, jewellery and objets de vertu, clocks and watches, books, Oriental antiques, textiles, toys, decorative arts and Modern Classics.
Special features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own valuer. Biographies of designers and factories give the background information you need to help date and value objects, while special ‘Judith Picks’ sections give fascinating background and valuation details for particularly interesting or unusual objects.
5. Warman's Depression Glass Handbook: Identification, Values, Pattern Guide
Author: by Ellen Schroy
Published at: Krause Publications; Illustrated edition (May 4, 2017)
A Touch of GlassWarman’s Depression Glass Handbook is an easy-to-use reference featuring a one-of-a-kind thumbnail pattern guide for quick identification and discovery of this popular and delightful glass. Featuring 170 Depression glass patterns, detailed pattern drawings, values, a shape guide and glorious color pictures throughout, the handbook is the most extensive portable guide on the market.
Depression glass has been a longstanding favorite of collectors and is experiencing a renaissance among those looking to add a splash of style to their home entertaining. Ideal for both new and established fans alike, Warman’s Depression Glass Handbook is the perfect guide for enjoying and exploring the timeless beauty of this marvelous glass.
6. Mid-Century Modern Glass in America
Author: by Dean Six
Published at: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; 1st edition (December 28, 2014)
Illustrated with over 690 brilliant color and black and white photos, the engaging text takes readers through the Mid-century Modern glass made in America. The book is divided into two sections, the first on glass manufacturers and the second on glass decorators and designers.
Glass manufacturers covered include Bischoff, Blenko, Cambridge, Duncan & Miller, Erickson, Fenton, Fostoria, A.H. Heisey, Morgantown, Paden City, Seneca, and many more. Glass decorators and designers include Stan Fistick, Fred Press, Gay Fad, Ben Seibel, Russel Wright, and Eva Zeisel, among others.
Cold glass decorations displayed include painting, decals, cutting, etching, and all other surface decoration. The beautiful wares, in a range of colors and crystal, covered include giftware, stemware, and tableware. Among the giftware items are beautiful vases, candy dishes, smoking items, and all other items not intended for tabletop use.
Textured tumblers are also found among the drinkware explored. This book is a must for anyone who appreciates beautiful glass.
7. Miller's Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2019/2020 (Miller's Collectibles Price Guide)
Author: by Judith Miller
Published at: Mitchell Beazley; Illustrated edition (July 3, 2018)
Miller’s Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2019-2020 is the up-to-date guide to the collectibles market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full color, each with a detailed description and current price range, the book also offers what those in the know look for – how to spot that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece.
Meanwhile, in-depth Closer Look features explain what to look for when appraising everything from 20th century glass to costume jewelery. Every image is changed for every edition to keep the book up-to-date with collecting and buying trends. Miller’s Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2019-2020 is the only full-color, fully-illustrated collectibles price guide in the world.
8. Fenton Art Glass: A Centennial of Glass Making, 1907 to 2007
Author: by Debbie Coe
Published at: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; 2nd Revised edition (September 28, 2012)
This greatly expanded and revised edition includes beautiful glassware from every decade of Fenton production, making this the only book highlighting Fenton’s glassmaking diversity for over 105 years. Over 4,000 pieces of glass are included, adding 1,000 pieces in this edition. With over 700 color photos, this book emphasizes the creativity of Fenton’s artists.
Different glass types featured include Art Glass, Burmese, Carnival, Chocolate, Favrene, Hobnail, Opalescent, Rosalene, Stretch, along with animals, holiday-related items, and more. Also providing the human touch, additional photos of family, employees, and artists are included. There is something for everyone.
This book will delight all Fenton collectors, whether seeking old glass or new. The text divides into twelve decades, depicting different glass types made over time. A brief history is given, along with information on the Fenton family, decorators, and glass workers.
Detailed captions include pattern number, pattern name, size, color, dates made and up to date values. Also provided are a detailed collector list, bibliography, and index.
9. Fenton A-Z (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
Author: by John Walk
Published at: Schiffer Publishing (May 27, 2004)
This extensive and easy-to-use guide allows readers quick access to vital information on all of Fenton’s art glass types and values. Thousands of listings and over 390 beautiful color images illustrate the vast range of art glass produced by the Fenton Art Glass Company since it opened for business in 1905.
Included are Fenton’s Burmese, Carnival, Crests, Silver Crest, Hobnail, Milk Glass and Pastel Milk Glass, Opalescent, Opaque, Overlay, Satin, and Transparent styles, as well as Christmas items, Robert Barber wares, and Anniversary Issues. The text includes a company history and extensive tables of pattern names and color, color code, and years of production.
For the serious collector or historian, a special reference code indicates in which of the author’s other eight books one will find detailed information on each pattern type. Values are found in the tables. This book is essential reading for art glass collectors.
10. Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems
Author: by Richard LaMotte
Published at: Schiffer Publishing; 1st edition (June 15, 2004)
This definitive reference for beachcombers is also a beautiful addition to any coffee table. Pure Sea Glass surveys the history of glass manufacturing, explains the weathering process that creates frosted gems from fragile shards of old glass and tableware, and offers tips on how and where to find the best pieces.
More than 200 exquisite photographs bring to light the luminous beauty of authentic sea glass.
11. The Big Book of Fenton Glass: 1940-1970 (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
Author: by John Walk
Published at: Schiffer Publishing; 5th Revised ed. edition (April 30, 2005)
This popular tour of sumptuous glass colors, decorative treatments, and forms (from baskets and bowls to sandwich trays and vases) produced by the famous Fenton Art Glass Company is back in a new edition, complete with new values for collectors.
More than 840 color images provide a visual feast of the company’s popular products, plus rare, unlisted, and experimental items. A brief history of the West Virginia company, listings of factory ware and mold numbers, a chronicle of the various colors produced in the many product lines, a bibliography, and values round out the eye-catching presentation.
12. Pure Sea Glass Identification Deck
Author: by Richard LaMotte
Published at: Schiffer Publishing (January 28, 2020)
The new Pure Sea Glass Identification Deck is a fun, valuable tool for casual beachcombers and serious collectors alike. Author Richard LaMotte offers gems of glass history and scientific clues that can help determine the age, origin, and value of a shard.
The deck includes 35 sturdy cards organized by color and type of glass and packed with facts and tips; more than 150 new images from Pure Sea Glass photographer Celia Pearson; and 2 foldout brochures that summarize three centuries of American glass-making history and showcase 30 common manufacturer marks.
The ID Deck is the ideal addition to the Pure Sea Glass line of products, one that will benefit both the avid sea glass collector and the occasional beachcomber. Beautiful photography, professional design, attractive packaging, and reasonable pricing make this a true value and delight for anyone who loves nature and the shore.
13. Jadite: Identification & Price Guide
Author: by Joe Keller
Published at: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; Revised & Expanded 4th edition (November 28, 2014)
When Joe Keller and David Ross introduced the first book ever written dedicated to jadite, it was met with critical and popular enthusiasm. It was a tour de force! Now this fourth edition, there are over a thousand pieces illustrated in over 700 color photographs.
Additional photographs and a reproduction section enhance the book, along with updated values to keep up with an ever-changing marketplace. Jadite: An Identification and Price Guide brings together the works of the three major glass companies that produced jadite from the 1930s to the mid-1970s: McKee, Jeannette, and Anchor Hocking.
Exploring these perennially popular collectibles, the book includes numerous dinnerware patterns, all sorts of jadite kitchenware, canisters, shakers, mixing bowls, and ovenware, and jadite items for the home, such as lamps, bathroom items, and ashtrays. The authors have produced a book that will be an invaluable and welcome addition to collectors’ libraries.
14. Composition Notebook: Wide Ruled Lined Paper Notebook Journal: Space Galaxy Workbook for Boys Girls Kids Teens Students for Back to School and Home College Writing Notes
Author: by Latte Notebooks
Published at: Independently published (July 19, 2019)
Composition Notebook Features:110 blank wide lined white pagesPrinted on both sides Perfect size 7.5″ x 9. 25″ inches (between A4 and A5) for tote bag, desk, backpack, school, home or workHigh quality sturdy matte coverPerfect gift for School Notebook, Notebook For Kids, Notebook For Girls, Notebook For Boys, School Supplies, Back to school supplies, journal, taking notes, writing, organizing, lists, journaling and brainstormingFor more unique journals and notebooks visit Latte Notebooks Author page (amazon.
15. Miller's Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2021-2022: The indispensable guide to what it's really worth (Miller's Collectibles Price Guide)
Author: by Judith Miller
Published at: Mitchell Beazley (April 20, 2021)
The brand new, up-to-date guide to the collectibles market for 2021-2022. Whether you’re buying or selling, this is the book you need. All images new for this edition. Miller’s Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2021-2022 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without.
Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full color, each with a detailed description and price range, the book also shows you how to spot that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece. In-depth features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own expert when appraising everything from 20th-century glass to costume jewelry.
Comprehensive sections cover a wide range of objects, with additional pages on pencils, toys, vintage handbags, trunks and costume jewelry for this edition. Every image is changed for every edition to keep the book up-to-date with collecting and buying trends.