The Collector's Guide to Paperweights by Sara Rossi

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The Collector's Guide to Paperweights  
By Sara Rossi 

This is a good introduction to the subject of collecting fine glass paperweights.  The emphasis is on antique weights from France, Britain and the US.  Only a short section discusses modern weights.  A short buyer's guide is included which discusses what makes a paperweight valuable.  This is not a price guide. 

96 pages with many color pictures. 
Hard bound.  9 1/4" by 12".  1996.  

Sections are:

  • Foreword
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Making of a Paperweight
  • Millefiori Designs
  • Lampwork Designs
  • Nineteenth Century French Paperweights (Baccarat, St. Louis, Clichy, Pantin, & Related Objects)
  • Nineteenth Century British Paperweights (Whitefriars, Bacchus)
  • Nineteenth Century American French Paperweights (New England, Sandwich, Gillender, Mount Washington, Millville)
  • Twentieth Century Paperweights
  • Collectors and Collections
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Glossary
  • Buyers Guide
  • Index
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