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Carnival Glass - The Magic and the Mystery Book by Thistlewood
This beautiful Schiffer Publication in a large format and in hardback has a cover photo of a Blue Fenton PEACOCK AT URN plate on the dust jacket and front cover.
This book is in excellent condition.
It is abundantly illustrated and has 224 pages. It measures 8 1/2" X11 1/2".
Here is a direct quote from the back cover:
"Through over 300 stunning color photographs, almost 200 black and white illustrations (including original, detailed line drawings of Carnival patterns) and much contemporary archive material, the reader is presented with a wealth of information surrounding Carnival Glass. Individual chapters provide an explanation of how Carnival was made. Many hundreds of patterns are covered, over 500 of which are explored in detail. There is a fresh look at the major and minor manufacturers of Classic American Carnival and the relationships amoung them. Carnival glass from around the world, fascinating and revealing catalog information, and many unique insights into aspects of Carnival previously unexplored. Uniquely, the book provides recognition features for many geometric patterns as well as an analysis of the "Signature Characteristics" of the main Carnival manufacturers in both the United States and the rest of the world."
This is the 1998 edition with price guide.
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