A Paperweight Primer by David Brodie

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A Paperweight Primer 
by David A. Brodie

This is a small book with excellent descriptive material about paperweights.  There are no photographs, but it is filled with line drawings illustrating the text. 

28 pages with many drawings in black and white. 
Soft bound.  7 1/2" by 8 1/2".   1978.

Sections are:

  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Starting a Paperweight Collection
  • A Brief History of Paperweights
  • How Paperweights are Made
  • Comparison of Antique and Modern Paperweights
  • Types of Paperweights
  • Buying and Selling Paperweights
  • Care of Paperweights
  • Paperweight Associations and Shows
  • Literature on Paperweights
  • The Future of Paperweight Collecting
  • Commonly Used Paperweight Terms
  • Museums with Paperweight Collections
  • Paperweight Inventory 
  • Price:  $13.00
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    Click on the picture to see a page illustrating the making of a millefiori paperweight.


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