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European Glass
Drahotova, Olga,
ISBN: 0907408753
Peerage Books, London, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Gabriel Urbanek Photographer and Ivan Kafka Illustrator. First Edition. glossary of specific names of vessels, glossary of technical terms, listed illustrations, list of catalogues and index. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs taken by Gabriel Urbanek, and black-and-white illustrations throughout by Ivan Kafka. Beige coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper, again by Gabriel Urbanek, with purple coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A history of hollow glass wear in Europe, including a comprehensive description of the technology involved. The book looks at glassware from Antiquity to approximately 1900 with most of the attention given between the years 1400 to 1900. Minor rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Creasing to the top dustwrapper edge and slight rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Fading to the backstrip. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (8), 9-232 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Gabriel Urbanek Photographer and Ivan Kafka Illustrator. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Glass; Europe; ISBN: 0907408753. ISBN/EAN: 9780907408758. Inventory No: 0112912. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0112912  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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International Modern Glass
Beard, Geoffrey,
ISBN: 0214200817
Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of plates, acknowledgements, photographic acknowledgements, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. Starting with the late 19th century "... the great names Galle, Tiffany, Webb and Lalique. It then tells the story of the search for forms in the early years of the 20th century the Swedish designers the Dutch de Stijl group and other European glass-makers. In 1925 the Paris exhibition pointed to 'l'Esprit Nouveau' of Le Corbusier and the new era. Subsequent chapters bring the historical introduction up to the present day. The illustrations provide a lively pictorial anthology. They are arranged in eleven groups by subject, first a survey from 1872 1940, then by modern glass in all its brilliant ferrite showing, with many hitherto unpublished photographs, some of the best work Works being produced today." -- from front fold over panel blurb. Minor rubbing to the book corners and back strip edges. A hint of age toning to the text block edges. A little rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [7], 8 - 264 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Glass; ISBN: 0214200817. ISBN/EAN: 9780214200816. Inventory No: 0120174. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $52.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0120174  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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