3 Book Set: Imperial Glass Vol 1, 2 & 3 by: James Measell

3 Book Set: Imperial Glass Vol 1, 2 & 3 by: James Measell

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3 Book Set: Imperial Glass Vol 1, 2 & 3 by: James Measell

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This listing is for the complete 3 volume set in this series. These books can also be purchased separately; please see our other listings for Imperial Glass if you need only 1 book from the series.

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Imperial Glass Encyclopedia Volume 1 A- Cane by James Measell

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Imperial Glass produced millions of items, many un-attributed by collectors today. Imperial did it all -- blowing, pressing, cutting, etching, and more.

This first volume is packed with information and photos featuring art glass, animal figurines, covered dishes, and patterns whose names begin with A, B, and C (through Cane, including Candlewick). About 1,000 pieces are shown in color (including ad/catalog reprints), plus hundreds of other items in black and white.

Imperial Glass Volume 2 Cape Cod- L by James Measell

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Major topics within this volume's alphabetical range include Cape Cod (No. 160), Caramel Slag, Carnival Glass (old and new), Cathay, Free Hand, Ice, Lace Edge, and Lead Lustre. Hundreds of other subjects are covered in depth-- patterns (Early American Hobnail and other Depression-era wares), colors (Golden Green), shapes (gas globes and shades), etchings (Garden Arbor), and limited editions (Christmas Plates) -- to name just a few.

Well illustrated throughout, the 80 color pages feature both original photos and outstanding reprints from Imperial catalogs. A comprehensive index lists all subjects covered in both Volume I and II. Volume II has surprises for even the most knowledgeable collectors.

This book has 267 pages; they are numbered 227-494, as part of the three volume set.

IMPERIAL GLASS Vol. 3 M-Z by James Measell

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Six years after collectors expanded their knowledge of Imperial glass with Volume II, Imperial Glass Encyclopedia, Volume III will encompass all remaining information. Readers will find the massively researched and documented third volume a must to complete their Imperial glass library.

Imperial Glass Corporation, (1901-1984), had a long and prolific reign. Exactly 1,236 pieces of Imperial glass are pictured in color in this volume alone; the entire set displays more than 3,150 in color as well as many more in black and white.

A cumulative index for all three volumes is included. Subjects are arranged alphabetically, so researchers will be able to locate their favorite type or piece easily, from Mint Green Satin to White Carnival Glass. Collectors may also focus on topics which receive special attention, such as Milk Glass and Slag Glass and items made for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This book has 267 pages; they are numbered 495-762, as part of the three volume set. "

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • 1362
  • Quantity
  • 2
  • Category
  • Antiquities
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 1995
  • Country of Origin
  • USA
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 8.5 inches
  • Height: 11 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 6.38 pounds
  • Condition
  • New
  • Material
  • Soft Cover

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