No-one likes general adverts, and ours hadn't been updated for ages, so we're having a clear-out and a change round to make the new ones useful to you. These new adverts bring in a small amount to help pay for the board and keep it free for you to use, so please do use them whenever you can, Let our links help you find great books on glass or a new piece for your collection. Thank you for supporting the Board.

Author Topic: The New Mdina Glass Book  (Read 496 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Vitreo94

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 74
  • Gender: Male
    • Mdina and Isle of Wight Glass
    • Kent
Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2018, 06:35:22 PM »
This is what baffles me, I totally agree with you. The new book however doesnít, remarkable really.

Offline chopin-liszt

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 11398
    • Scotland
Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2018, 06:54:53 PM »
I'm going to stick with the first history. It makes much more sense and it covers the period I'm interested in.
Cheers, Sue (M)

"Cherish those that seek the truth;
 Beware of them who find it."
Grimm.

Offline Vitreo94

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 74
  • Gender: Male
    • Mdina and Isle of Wight Glass
    • Kent
Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2018, 07:20:12 PM »
Iíd agree with that. Makes me wonder if someone can do a dedicated Harris era book somewhere down the line.

Perhaps I should start compiling!

Offline Patrick

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 758
Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2018, 09:46:02 PM »
The book shows some early catalogues and some later ones, including a Japanese one !

Offline chopin-liszt

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 11398
    • Scotland
Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2018, 10:49:19 AM »
I should really wait and see what exactly where or who any different information comes from and read what is said, in context.  Perhaps it's clearer then. :-[
Are any references provided?
Cheers, Sue (M)

"Cherish those that seek the truth;
 Beware of them who find it."
Grimm.

Offline Vitreo94

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 74
  • Gender: Male
    • Mdina and Isle of Wight Glass
    • Kent
Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #15 on: July 01, 2018, 12:19:28 PM »
The photos are all titled as you would expect in a scientific journal and there is a reference page that mentions a few sources, not many though. Mark Hillís book is referenced though thereís information that goes completely against what Mark says so who knows.

 

SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk
Look for glass on
ebay.co.uk
Visit the Glass Encyclopedia
link to glass encyclopedia
Look for glass on
ebay.com (us)
Visit the Online Glass Museum
link to glass museum


This website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand