Binding: Cloth Spine
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Publisher: New York: Weathervane Books, c1974.
A nice edition in Near Fine condition with some rubbing along the board edges in a Very Good-, chipped dustjacket.
Schwartz and Dibartolomeo's American Glass tells the story of the spectacularly varied and colorful glassmaking industry in the United States from the colonial period through the early years of the 20th century. The book covers glassmaking technology and processes, glass production, marketing and distribution, and the people and companies that made and supplied the glassware used in America. The authors have compiled an impressive array of primary source materials, including trade journals, catalogs, and original factory blueprints. American Glass is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history of American glassmaking and the glass industry in general.; B & W Photographs; 216 pages.