The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights
an illustrated primer
by Paul H. Dunlop

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The Dictionary of Glass Paperweights
an illustrated primer
by Paul H. Dunlop

This book is a thorough current reference on glass paperweights.  The author has written a wonderful guide to the world of paperweights, taking care to provide pictures and line drawings to illustrate the knowledge he shares with us.  He includes discussions of rarity, contrasts in style, method, and motif.  He also contrasts antique and modern versions and provides brief biographies of contemporary makers.  All of this is laid out alphabetically. 

You will find this book to be an indispensable reference, worthy being read over and over.  This is an important book that every collector will cherish.

An important book that belongs in the collection of all collectors of antique paperweights.

383 pages with hundreds of color photographs and line drawings. 
Hard bound.  7 1/4" by 10 1/4".  2009.

Sections are:

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Table of Contents
  • Illustrated Dictionary
  • Building and displaying a collection
  • Museums with paperweight collections
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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