Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Paperweight Press; y First edition edition (January 1, 1989)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 6.6 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #1,885,480 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #644 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Glass & Glassware #11739 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles
A beautiful book full of glorious colour pictures and information. Excellent details and pictures of how paperweights are made. Historical details about paperweight making in France, Italy, Bohemia, England, the USA, plus pictures and information about contemporary paperweight artists.
For the newcomer to paperweights, this book is the one. Antique and modern paperweights are covered as are the production and history and identification tips.The photography is superb and the book itself is beautiful with its linen cover and thick glossy pages. It's a little spendy but worth it.
The 'Bible' for the paper weight enthusiast. Awesome images and filled with the detailed information one needs to feel confident in collecting the old and new.
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