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The Art Of The Paperweight

Our largest and most comprehensive book about paperweights. Covers in detail; history, varieties and methods, the classic period, identification, contemporary makers and the art of collecting. This beautifully illustrated book takes you step by step through the facinating world of paperweights. Full-color illustrations, luxuriously bound in gold-stamped linen.

Hardcover: 224 pages

Publisher: Paperweight Press; y First edition edition (January 1, 1989)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0933756151

ISBN-13: 978-0933756151

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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