Art of the Paperweight - Perthshire
by Lawrence H. Selman

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Art of the Paperweight - Perthshire
by Lawrence H. Selman

This book is the second of the three books on Perthshire.   It was written with the cooperation of Stuart Drysdale, the founder of Perthshire Paperweights. 

The book includes a history of Perthshire and its predecessors, a very nice section detailing the process of making millefiori paperweights, a personal essay by Stuart Drysdale, and illustrations of the special edition paperweights made by Perthshire from 1969 through 1983.  The essay by Stuart Drysdale discusses the challenges and puzzles of making paperweights like the antique French paperweights

111 pages with many pictures, almost all in color.  . 
Hard bound in gold stamped linen.  6 3/4" by 9 3/4".  1983.

Sections are:

  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Perthshire Paperweights Today
  • The History and Origin of Perthshire Paperweights
  • Puzzles of Antique Paperweight Production
  • Regular Limited Issues
  • Special Yearly Collections
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
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