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American Glass; Masters of the Art
American Glass - Masters of the Art
Lloyd Herman
Paperback - 68 pages (March )
University of Washington Press; ISBN: 0295977566

American Iridescent Stretch Glass : Identification & Value Guide
John Madeley, et al
Listed under Antique Glass

The Art of Glass: Art Nouveau to Art Deco
by Victor Arwas
(Hardcover)
 

Artists in Glass: Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass
Artists in Glass: Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass
by Dan Klein
Book Description:
Artists in Glass is a comprehensive and timely survey of the international art glass movement, exploring its dynamic history and its future at the beginning of the 21st century. The work of over 70 of the world's best glass artists is featured, from Harvey Littleton and Erwin Eisch to the great practitioners of today such as Bertil Vallien and Dale Chihuly, including work of many of the new generation of glass artists, some never-before published. Illustrated with 300 superb pieces of glass art, Artists in Glass is a stunning resource for today's glassmakers, for design historians, and for collectors of this increasingly popular area of contemporary design.
Hardcover from Mitchell Beazley
Bread, Wine, & Money: The Windows of the Trades at Chartres Cathedral
by Jane Welch Williams
Hardcover from University of Chicago Press
1993

Creative Glass Techniques: Fusing, Painting, Lampwork
by Bettina Eberle
Paperback from Lark Books

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Chihuly : Form from Fire
Dale Chihuly, et al
Listed under Dale Chihuly

Carlo Scarpa; Glass of an Architect
Marino Barovier (Editor)
Listed under Carlo Scarpa

Clearly Inspired : Contemporary Glass and Its Origins
by Karen S. Chambers, Tina Oldknow, Tampa Museum of Art
Paperback - 128 pages (April )
Pomegranate; ISBN: 0764909320
 

Creative Glass Techniques : Fusing, Painting, Lampwork
Creative Glass Techniques : Fusing, Painting, Lampwork
Bettina Eberle
Paperback

Designing With Glass : The Creative Touch
Carol Soucek King
Hardcover 

Decorative Glasswork (New Crafts Series)
Michael Ball
Hardcover

Decorative Painting on Glass, Ceramics and Metal
Judy Balchin
Paperback

Dictionary of Glass : Materials and Techniques
by Charles Bray
Listed under Glass Science

Etched Glass : Techniques & Designs
Norm Dobbins, et al
Hardcover
 

Fire into Ice : Adventures in Glass Making
Fire into Ice : Adventures in Glass Making
James Houston
Hardcover

Glass Art
Peter Layton
Hardcover

Glass From Islamic Lands: The al-Sabah Collection
by Stefano Carboni, Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Hardcover from Thames & Hudson

Glasmarken Lexicon : 1600-1945
Carolus Hartmann
Hardcover
 

Glass : An Artist's Medium
Glass : An Artist's Medium
Lucartha Kohler
Hardcover - 256 pages (March )
Krause Publications; ISBN: 087341604X

Glass : From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World
William S. Ellis
Paperback - 328 pages (August 3, )
Bard Books; ISBN: 0380791390

Glass Art : The Easy Way to a Stained Glass Look
Plaid
How to simulate stained glass with paint
Paperback - 128 pages (March )
Sterling Publications; ISBN: 080698225X

Glass of the Sultans
by Stefano Carboni, et al
Listed under Islamic Art

Glass
Reino Liefkes
Hardcover 

Glass-Painters (Medieval Craftsmen)
Sarah Brown, et al
Paperback / Published 1991 
(Special Order)

Glass in Jewelry : Hidden Artistry in Glass
Sibylle Jargstorf, Sybylle Jargstorf
Paperback
Special Order
 

Glass: Shattering Notions
Glass: Shattering Notions
Anne Madarasz
Paperback 
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The Glassmakers (Colonial Craftsmen)
Leonard Everett Fisher
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Library Binding
Benchmark Books; ISBN: 0761404775

Glass: Materials for Inspirational Design
by Chris Lefteri, Chris Letteri
Hardcover from Rotovision

Josh Simpson: Glass Artist
by Andrew Chaikin, Michael W. Monroe
Hardcover from Guild Pub.

How to Paint on Glass
Julia Bottrell
Paperback 

International New Glass
Klein, Dan Klein
Hardcover 

Kiln Firing Glass : Glass Fusing Book One
by Boyce Lundstrom, Daniel Schwoerer
Listed under Glass Science

Modern Myths: The Art of Ronald Pannell in Glass and Bronze
by Ronald Pennell, Cliff Guttridge, Julia Ellis
Hardcover from Antique Collectors Club

Orrefors: A Century of Swedish Glassmaking
by Kerstin Wickman (Editor), et al
Listed under Antique Glass

Painting Glass : Stylish Designs and Practical Projects
(The Weekend Crafter Series)
Moira Neal, et al
Paperback 

Peter Powning : Elemental Clay and Glass
Peter Powning, Gloria Hickey
Paperback - 32 pages
Stoddart Pub; ISBN: 0968088406

Physics and Chemistry of Photochromic Glasses (Laser & Optical Science and Technology Series)
A. V. Dotsenko, et al
Listed under Glass Science

Frank Lloyd Wright's Glass Designs
Carla Lind
Listed under Frank Lloyd Wright

Point Engraving on Glass
Laurence Whistler
Hardcover 
Special order

Roman Glass : Reflections of Everyday Life
Stuart James Fleming
Paperback 
(Special Order)

Reverse Paintings on Glass
Rudy Eswarin (Editor)
Paperback / Published 1992 
(Special Order)

Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychotova: A 40 Year Collaboration in Glass
by Thomas S. Buechner, Sylvia Petrova, Susanne K. Frantz
Hardcover from Prestel USA

William Morris: Man Adorned
by Blake Edgar, James Yood, William Morris, Robert Vinnedge
Book Description: For thousands of years humans have adorned themselves. Adornment figures among the constellation of traits that signify the arrival of modern human behavior in the archaeological record. Wherever they ventured, wherever they lived, people have made art and adornments to accompany them in life and death.

In this book, artist William Morris celebrates this ancient and universal human quality and continues his exploration of the themes of origin and myth that permeate all his work. At first glance, these glass sculptures signal a striking departure from Morris's oeuvre of canopic jars, animal vessels, assorted artifacts, and imaginative burial installations. Here Morris depicts the people only imagined before. He has put flesh on the bones, and covered the bodies with costumes, jewelry, headdresses, and tattoos. These figures spring forth full of vibrant life in the present, rather than recalling a distant past. The faces and artifacts evoke and sometimes blend elements of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas, tracing the global migrations of distant ancestors. Morris aims less for realism than for an essence of ethnicity.

For more than 20 years, in a career that has brought Morris to the forefront of the modern Studio Glass movement, he has perfected a repertoire of techniques that virtually no other American glass artist can equal.
Hardcover from University of Washington Press

Women Working in Glass
by Lucartha Kohler
Hardcover from Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Special Order
 

Yoichi Ohira : A Phenomenon in Glass
Yoichi Ohira : A Phenomenon in Glass
by Rosa Barovier Mentasti
Hardcover from Rizzoli

 
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