When you are out and about looking for glass, this new edition provides a wealth of information in an easy to hold handbook. There are 169 patterns listed alphabetically with a complete listing of the pieces made. Three patterns have been added to this edition: Diamond Cut; Fish Scale and Shell Pink. Dates made and which glass company made the pattern are included in the information. There also a notation if the pattern was reproduced. With each item is a description and measurements. There is a breakdown of colors and values for each particular color. At the end of each listing is information if the pattern was reproduced and any special colors mad along with their values.
A very nice addition to this handbook has been the center section of 169 color snapshots of all the patterns. The name of the pattern is listed along with the page number of where it is listed in this book. The back cover has an eight inch ruler for providing a handy measure whenever you might need it.
The 224 page 4” x 8 ½” soft bound book retails for $12.99. In the back is an index of regular names and nick names of all the patterns. The book is very reasonably priced for the wealth of information it contains.
All of these books come from Schiffer Publishing. All of these colorful books provide outstanding depths of knowledge in their particular subject matter.
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