Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass by George S. and Helen McKearin. This edition is limited to 500 copies of cloth hardcover in slipcase. Signed by both McKearins and numbered 262 out of 500. This is a first edition, published in 1950. It's in Very Good condition, with the slipcase also in very good condition, with usual shelf wear, considering it's age. The book is considered to be a classic, as are most McKearin works, and the contents trace the ancestry of American Glass, Glassmaking in the Colonies, Glassmaking frm 1780-1800, Glassmaking in the Critical Period from 1800-1830, The making of Table and Other Fine Wares in the Critical Period, Historical and Pictorial Flasks and Blown Three Mold Glass, Individual Pieces from Nineteenth-Century Bottle and Window Glasshouses, Notes on the Renaissance of the Art of Glass, Notes and Sources, Bibliography and an Index. 382pp.
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