One of our more popular titles, this tenth edition introduces almost 100 new patterns and almost 200 new photographs, bringing this edition's total to over 2,000 color patterns. Aside from the revamped in-depth sections on carnival glass patterns, this comprehensive reference once again includes a section on an emerging interest of collectors, hatpins. Grading information and salesmen's samples are also included in this edition. All pieces and patterns are described in detail with important facts, colors, histories, and sizes. The bound-in price guide also includes virtually every piece of carnival glass ever made with prices given for various colors in each pattern. A multitude of both American and foreign companies are represented, and brief biographies on companies such as Dugan, Fenton, Imperial, Northwood, Cambridge, Westmoreland, Fostoria, Heisey, McKee, Jeannette, and the U.S. Glass Company are included. There is also a new illustrated section on Millersburg Peacock patterns, as well as old and new company trademarks. Collectors will be thrilled with this new edition.
|Product dimensions:||8.51(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.48(d)|
About the Author
Bill Edwards is a noted expert on pressed, carnival, and opalescent glass, and has been authoring books since 1975. He now co-authors books with expert Mike Carwile. His knowledge is unsurpassed in the glass world. He has written books on Carnival Glass, Northwood Carnival Glass, Millersburg Glass, Opalescent glass, Rarities of Carnival Glass, and Pressed Glass.
Mike Carwile is a noted expert on pressed, carnival, and opalescent glass, and has been authoring books with Bill Edwards since 1998. Together, their knowledge is unsurpassed in the glass world. He has co-authored books on Carnival Glass, Millersburg Glass, Opalescent glass, and Pressed Glass.
Table of Contents
|The Basics of Carnival Glass Collecting||6|
|Carnival or Stretch Glass?||7|
|The Dugan and Diamond Story||7|
|The Fenton Story||7|
|The Imperial Story||8|
|The Millersburg Story||8|
|The Northwood Story||10|
|Other American Companies||10|
|Non-American Carnival Glassmakers||11|
|English Carnival Glass||13|
|Australian Carnival Glass||13|
|Grading Carnival Glass||16|
|Metal Samples for Salespeople||18|
|Millersburg Glass Shards||19|