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From Goblets to Gaslights

The Scottish Glass Industry 1750-2006

Jill Turnbull

published 2017 by The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

352 pp hardback

575 illustrations, with accompanying DVD


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Eighteenth Century English Glass and its antecedents:

A documentary History of Glassmaking from Post Medieval England until the beginning of the Industrial Revolution

Michael Noble

published by the author 2016

Hardback 436 pp

ISBN 978-1-5262-0357-1

special price to Glass Circle members £58 + £10 p&p

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A Rothschild Renaissance

Treasures from the Waddesdon Bequest

Dora Thornton

The British Museum Press 2015

Hardback 351pp col illus throughout

ISBN 978-0-7141-2345-5

special price at British Museum £25

A History of Glassmaking in London from the earliest times to the present day.
2nd Edition

by David C. Watts
Watts Publishing, 2014

Soft cover, 310 pages + prelims, full colour, size A4.
ISBN 978-0-9562116-2-0
Price £45+ P+P soft cover.   (£60 + P+P hard cover, please email address below).

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Fire and Sand: Ancient Glass in the Collection of the Princeton Art Museum

Anastassios Antonaras

Yale University Press 2013

Hardback: 408pp, col illus throughout

ISBN: 978-0300179811


Ancient Glass: An Interdisciplinary Exploration
Julian Henderson
Cambridge University Press 2013
Hardback: 450pp, b/w illus
ISBN: 978-1107006737
Neighbours and Successors of Rome:
Traditions of glass production and use in
Europe and the Middle East in the later
1st millennium AD
Edited by Daniel Keller, Jennifer Price and Caroline

Published by Oxbow Books Due April 2014
ISBN: 978-1782973973
Hardback: 231pp, 216x280mm, 92 b/w figs, 79 col illus
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