Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Carwile, Mike.

Title Standard encyclopedia of carnival glass / Mike Carwile.

Imprint Paducah, Ky. : Collector Books, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Reference    R 748.2 CAR 2010    Available
Edition 12th ed.
Description 400 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents The basics of carnival glass collecting -- Carnival or stretch glass? -- The Dugan and Diamond story -- The Fenton story -- The Imperial story -- The Millersburg story -- The Northwood story -- Other American companies -- Non-American carnival glassmakers -- English carnival glass -- Australian carnival glass -- Old trademarks -- New marks -- Grading carnival glass -- Feet and base identifications -- Miniatures and novelties -- Millersburg "Peacock" variations -- Patterns -- Price guide.
Summary This twelfth edition of this book introduces nearly 100 new patterns and 300 replacement photographs, bringing this edition's total to over 2,000 colorful patterns. Grading information as well as a section on base/feet identification are included, plus, an all-new section on miniatures has been added. The bound-in-price guide includes virtually every piece of carnival glass ever made with prices given for various colors in each pattern. A multitude of both American and foreign companies are represented, and brief histories of companies such as Dugan, Fenton, Imperial, Northwood, Cambridge, Westmoreland, Fostoria, Heisey, McKee, Jeannette, and the U.S. Glass Company are included.
Subject Carnival glass -- Collectors and collecting -- Encyclopedias.
Added Title Carnival glass
ISBN 9781574326352 (hardcover) : $29.95
157432635X (hardcover) : $29.95

Available items only