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New Scottish Glass Book - Jill Turnbull


From Goblets to Gaslights - The Scottish Glass Industry 1750-2006 by Jill Turnbull

Published by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, National Museums Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF
Publishing June 2017

Hardcover | 30.0 x 23.8 cm | 352 pages | more than 550 illus.
RRP 50.00 | SoAS Fellows 40.00
ISBN 9781908332127

From Goblets to Gaslights explores the histories of individual flint glassworks in Scotland from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century, when Scottish glass production was flourishing. Major works
in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Leith are looked at in detail, while other smaller, virtually unknown, producers, like the Clyde Flint Glass Company in Greenock are also covered. Individual chapters
discuss the production of cut, engraved, pressed, and coloured glass while also presenting the many practical, less collectable goods created throughout the period.
This volume is an invaluable study for all those interested in Scottish industrial history, in particular the history of glass production. It is accompanied by a free DVD with a reproduction of a Holyrood
Pattern Book, allowing readers the unique opportunity to closely examine the designs used to create Scottish glass.

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