Bibliography of Glass: From the Earliest Times to the Present Bibliographie du verre / Bibliographie über Glas / Bibliografie over glas
Antique Collectors' Club
Size: 305 mm x 220 mm
- A compilation of 3,500 selected books on glass and glassmaking from the earliest times to the present
- An exceptional work of reference and compendium
- Features 450 museums listed from all over the world
- User friendly and will be valid for decades
"It is a must for museums, universities, libraries and everyone seriously interested in the history and evolution of that wonderful material." Glass Circle News
This comprehensive Bibliography of Glass: From the Earliest Times to the Present / Bibliographie du verre / Bibliographie über Glas / Bibliografie over glas is a compilation of 3,500 selected books alongside several important articles and other sources on glass and glassmaking in various languages from the earliest times to the present (2011).
It is an exceptional work of reference and compendium in terms of the world-wide overview it provides of books on glass, glass technology, the art of glass, glassware, glass collections, exhibition catalogues, museum catalogues, sales catalogues and manuscripts relating to glass. This work of reference has been compiled for libraries, sellers of new and antiquarian books, collectors, historians, researchers, glass museums and any other institutions and individuals interested in ancient, antique or modern glass. A separate General Index and a Co-Authors Index facilitate the finding of titles and their authors as they relate to particular subjects. The works cited are arranged in alphabetical order according to authors' last names and any title lacking the name of the author has been included under the heading Anonymous.
Four hundred and fifty museums from all over the world have been catalogued, creating a book within a book. Wherever possible details of the authors, collectors, glass works, glass museums, institutions, companies, auctioneers and publishers are provided, with supplemental information such as their places of origin or business, age and dates of birth, death, foundation and closing. Titles of works are given in their original language and all works are provided with their dimensions (Height x Width) in cm.
Text in English, German, French & Dutch.
What the press have said about this book...
- “It is a must for museums, universities, libraries and everyone seriously interested in the history and evolution of that wonderful material” Glass Circle News