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MONOGRAPHS:

1. C.A. Borchert Glass of Weston, W.Va: A glass decorator and cutting firm that evolved into Colonial Glass, a hot glass producer. Illustrated with extensive trade journal ads and told in part by period articles and accounts. Interesting use of Glass Marbles fused to objects as feet, parts of stems etc. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

2. Not available at this time.

3. Central Glass Works: 1893-1939:The story of the successor to Central Glass CO. of Wheeling, WV. Includes trade journal quotes and period ads, and sets forth the original manufacturers numbers for 20 Central Plate etchings, all of which are documented by illustrations from actual catalog pages. The most information available on this significant "depression" era company to date Anywhere! 37 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

4. Weston West Virginia Glass: Selected catalog page reprints and brief historical overviews of Weston Glass history followed by short essays and catalog pages for Weston Glass, Louie Glass, and West Virginia Glass Specialty. 27 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

5. The Glass Industry of Ritchie County, WV: The first accounting of the rich glass activity in this community since it was begun there in the 1930's. Mouth blown crystal companies, the world's largest concentration of marble factories, novelties and more. Photos, catalog page illustrations & more. Updated and revised as of 2006. Now 37 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

6. The Early Years of L.G. Wright: Selected correspondence of Pre-1940. A brief history followed by a mass of actual documents from WVMAG's archive telling of early reproduction of pattern glass in the written words of the time! Letters from the trade, from glass houses, from antique dealers and how they "saw" these reproductions. Over 60 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

7. The Huntington Tumbler Company: History, illustrated ads, trade journal quotes pages from three company catalog, including five COLOR catalog pages tell the little known story of this 1900-1932 "Elegant Depression" glass producer. 50 plus pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

8. Paden City: The Plate Etchings: Original prints from the actual metal etching plates now owned by WVMAG! Filling over 101 pages this hefty volume gives line numbers, etching names, and other data on the same page as illustrations of dozens and dozens of now firmly attributed patterns etched by Paden City Glass. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

9. Ravenswood Novelty Works: Marble Manufacturer: This volume shows in COLOR a selection of the types of marbles manufactured by Ravenswood Novelty from the 1930s to the 1950s. A four page company catalog, view of the factory building and the most extensive research notes known are all included as well as a discussion of documented products, sizes, colors and explorations of possible products. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

10. Decorated Glass of the 1950's: Original ad information from 10 glass companies including Higgins Glass, Gay Fad and Lotus. Over 100 pages -- several in COLOR. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

11. Punch Bowls: An Identification Guide to Patterns and Manufacturers: Over a hundred pages of original trade journal and catalog illustrations. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

12. Marketing Glass in America: Volume One in a Series: 111 heavily illustrated pages from "Butler Bros. Wholesale Catalog September 1900". Art glass, pattern glass, Christmas ornaments, kitchen glass and more. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

13. Bischoff Glass 1920s-1960s: 20 pages of catalog pages from several Bischoff catalogs, some in color, showing many of the modern types of glass produced by this WV company. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

14. Blenko Glass 1935-1969: 41 illustrated advertisements totaling 30 pages with a short history.$12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

15. Early Milk Glass: Over 100 pages including period trade journal quotes, well over 100 illustrated ads showing hundreds of pieces of now century old milk glass: salt shakers, plates, pin dishes, perfumes, much more. McKee, Dithridge, Eagle, Gillinder and other companies. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

16. Recipes for Flint Glass Making: A British glass masters smallvolume of glass recipes published in the year 1900. 30 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage>

17. Dunbar Glass: 1950s Modern to the End: A short history of the company followed by reprints of two circa 1953 catalogs. One showing a line ofwonderfully playful glass held in modern "ebonized" wire frames. A second includes decorated pitchers, barware and Dunbar's Mellow Milk Glass of the 1950s. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

18. F.O.B. Clarksburg W.Va. - Hazel Atlas Glass After The Depression: A short history plus 39 illustrated ads from 1935 to 1966. 30 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

19. The Glass Industry in Ohio. Occupational Study No. 3 by the National Youth Administration in Ohio: This almost 100 page document, printed in July 1938, originally mimeographed with line drawing touches on numerous topics of interest. Nineteen Ohio glass factories were visited to produce this period view of glass history. Hand made glass processes described extremely well. Subjects range from light bulbs to griding lenses to art glass. Notes on work opportunities such as Negroes in the glass industry and 1930's salaries are all jammed into this historical treasure chest. $12.00($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

20. Story of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company for Use in Junior High Schools: A reprint of Monograph C published by the Board of Education, Muncie City Schools, September 1939. Interesting view of glass and the year 1939! (hire men only, etc.) 18 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

21. Glasscraft Galaxy in Decorations and Verse by Graham and Seago: This is a wonderful work of woodblock styled prints and accompanying poetry about glass manufacturing. One of those rare and elegant fusion's of one art form addressing another. From a 1937 English trade journal. "No drone may enter the brick and iron cone, a centre round whose intense glow the workers blow or fashion glass..." 24 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

22. Kings Crown Pattern Glass: Following the Pattern Over the Years: Original catalog pages and advertisements documenting the many companies that made Kings Crown pattern. Some pages in color. 76 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

23. What's Happening: 1920: Excepts about glass from the trade journal "China, Glass and Lamps" for the year 1920. Many illustrations. 93 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

24. West Virginia Paperweights: Offers a brief sketch of over 80 paperweight makers. 23 pages, some in color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

25. Italian Import Glass of the Late 1950s: All illustrated, black & white ads for several importers from trade journals and one Jorands 1958 catalog in full. 36 plus pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

26. What's Happening: January - June 1921: Excerpts From China, Glass & Lamps. Black & white illustrations. 75 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

27. What's Happening: July - December 1921: Excerpts From China, Glass & Lamps. Black & white illustrations. 50 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

28. Bryce Glass: Elegant Glass. A Closer Look At The 1916 Catalog: Edited illustrations and groupings to discuss stems, tumblers, goblets, needle etchings, etc found in 1916 catalog. Heavily illustrated. 33 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

29. Heisey: Table Glass And How To Use It: A 1911 Handbook for the Hostess. A copy of a 38 page original Heisey Co. imprint showing shapes, givingfactory descriptions and numbers with early 20th century hostess tips along the way. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

30. British Glass Manufacturers 1950: List of manufacturers with brief data & advertisements from the Pottery & Glass Trade Review of 1950. Heavily illustrated. 30 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

31. Cathay Crystal: Imperial Glass Co: A compilation of all original company archival material. Includes a pre-release promotional packet, actual US patents, and professional photographs of pieces from the line taken for company promotions. 67 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

32. Indiana Glass Factories Notes Compiled By Dick Roller: Research notes from period trade journals with illustrations of letterhead, ads, etc. 136 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

33. The Index To Dean Six's Encyclopedia of West Virginia Glass: Two listings, one by town and one alphabetically by company name of the roughly 450 WV glass manufacturers to an unpublished manuscript. Gives production dates, brief notes on product types. 36 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

34. Rich Cut or Brilliant Hand Cut Glass From Some Glass Houses of West Virginia: Brief text and heavily illustrated. 49 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

35. Marketing Glass In America: Volume Two in a Series: The edited glass offered for sale in select Larkin Co catalogs 1925-1940. Brief historical note on Larkin company followed by illustrations from Larkin Co. catalogs. 42 pages, 2 in color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

36. Carnival Glass, Stretch Glass and Other Iridescent Ware: Original advertisements and trade journal reports from the Fenton Art Glass Company, H. Northwood Company, Imperial Glass Company, Millersburg Glass Company, Radium Glass Company and Dugan-Diamond Glass Company. Black and White illustrations. 53 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

37. Great Industries of the United States: Glass Making: Reprint of an article appearing in The Cosmopolitan Illustrated Monthly Magazine, June, 1904. Black and White illustrations. Not available at this time.

38. Heisey Glass Formulas - And More: From the papers of Emmet E. Olson, Heisey chemist comes this monograph which explores the formulas as well as many other interesting facts. What percentage of Heisey production over a 6 week period was what color, correspondence with Dorflinger and much more! Interesting reading, neat & obscure info not available anywhere else! In conjunction with the Ruby Stain Museum of New Orleans. 57 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

39. Whose Sandwich Is It #1: Patterns by Baccarat, Hesiey, Jenkins, Duncan Miller / Tiffin and Colony/Pitman-Dreitzer. Heavily illustrated. Includes b&w and color images from catalog pages, trade journal and periodical ads, and patents. 97 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

40. Whose Sandwich Is It # 2: Patterns by Indiana, Tiara Exclusives, Westmoreland, Anchor Hocking and Brockway. Text and illustration that includes b&w and colors images from catalogs, trade journals and periodical ads and more. 93 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

41. Paden City in the Trade Journals: Trade journal quotes and text with a special supplement on Paden City from Butler Bros., Sears, Montgomery Wards and other catalogs. Many illustrations. All B/W. 69 pages $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

42. What's Happening: July - December 1901: Excerpts from the pages of Crockery & Glass Journal. Heavily illustrated. B/W. 95 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

43. Colonial Glass Co., Weston, WV: Cuttings from the 1950's. Drawings of cuttings rendered from factory archives. B/W. Brief history. 34 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

44. Central Glass Works Stemware from the 1930's: Based on original factory drawings. Most pages have 3-6 drawings. B/W. 32 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

45. L.G. Wright Glass Lamps: Original Catalog Pages: All original sheets obtained at 1999 Wright auction. 41Banquet (Gone with Wind) Lamps, 65 table lamps, 55 miniature lamps and 33 fairy lamps. All color. 25 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

46. Marketing Glass in America: Butler Bros. 1905: All B/W. 50 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

47. McKee Bros. Pattern Glass Catalog: Circa 1891. All B/W. Never before published catalog. 58 pages $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

48. Duncan's EAPG Patterns: Patterns from 1893-1911. An excellant ID guide. Includes short company history & illustrations of patterns from catalogs and ads. 82 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

49. Opalescent Glass 1883-1934: Original ads and trade journal reports. Indexed. 40 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

50. Specialty Glass Co. of East Liverpool, OH: Circa 1892 catalog plus ads. Some tableware, primarily packers goods, novelties and miscellaneous. Short history. 52 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

51. Tygart Valley of Grafton, WV: Selections from rare circa 1908 tableware catalog. 94 B/W pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage$3.50 postage

52. Duncan & Miller Catalog No. 020: Circa late 1908. Brief history. 35 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

53. Glass Candy Containers 1909-1947: Contains images of over 100 candy containers using catalogs, advertisements and patent drawings. 53 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

54. A.J. Beatty & Sons, 1862-1892, History & Products: Using trade journals, reprints of original catalogs and advertisements. Produced in part with financial support from the Early American Pattern Glass Society. 48 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

55. Gunderson Glass Works, 1939-1952: The story of the sucessor to the Pairpoint Corporation, including a brief history, illustrated with photographs and advertisements from the trade journal. Plus a complete reprint of the 1950 Gunderson Guild's franchise plan. 51 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

56. Marion Glass Mfg. Co., 1917-1954: Reprint of an early cut glassware catalog supplemented with trade journal quotations and advertisements. 48 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

57. Libbey Decorated Stemware, Tumblers & Accessories, Part 1, 1954-1963: Selected catalog pages including a section on Golden & Silver Foliage. Color. 76 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

58. Libbey Decorated Stemware, Tumblers & Accessories, Part 2, 1965-1973: Selected catalog pages. Color. 67 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

59. Czech Glass Catalog: Pre-World War 1 catalog reprint featuring Kralik Glassworks and others. Documents 196 decors and 233 vases. Color. 15 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

60. Houze Glass: Catalog reprint, advertisements and patent drawings trace the story of this company from 1902 to the 1970's. 24 color pages, 42 pages total. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

61. Dunbar Glassware in the 1931 Catalog: Catalog reprint plus short history. 30 color pages, 62 pages total. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

62. Fort Pitt Glass Works of Dithridge & Co: Copy of original 1889 catalog plus short history. 13 color pages, 24 total pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

63. McKee Glassware Catalog S-30 for Hotels, Restaurants, Institutions, Clubs, Soda Fountains and Confectioners: Catalog reprint with brief company history, 1853-1929. 53 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

64. The Rainbow Art Glass Company, the Early Years: From decorating company to glass manufacturer, 1947 - 1960's. Heavily illustrated with advertisements and original catalog materials. 37 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

65. EAPG Punch Bowls: Companion volume to monograph #11 on glass punch bowls. Illustrates 133 different EAPG punch bowls. Produced in part with financial support from th Early American Pattern Glass Society. 74 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

66. Charles Bacik Catalog and the Beginnings of Modern Waterford Cut Glass: Reprint of Charles Bacik 1946 catalog. 63 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

67. A Guide to Identification of Glass Center Handle Servers: Includes cl;ose-ups of the handles used on center handle servers made by dozens of American & European companies. color. 52 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

68. Blenko 1957 Catalog: Reprint that includes brief history and an index. 35 pages, B/W & Color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

69. Indiana Glass at Mid-Century: Complete early 1960's catalog plus advertisements and brief history. 74 pages, B/W & Color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

70. Pilgrim Glass at 1965 World's Fair: Two complete catalog reprints plus brief history. 34 pages, B/W & Color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

71. Atterbury Glass, Volume 1: Trade joural reports and patent drawings. 73 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

72. Atterbury Glass, Volume 2: Invention patents relating to tableware, decorating glass, etc. 88 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

73. T.G. Hawkes & Co. Cut Glass, 1880-1962: Circa 1960 catalog reprint plus advertisements and patent drawings. 78 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

74. Missouri Glass Co. 1905 Wholesale Glass Catalog: Reprint of pattern glass with names & manufacturers overlaid by editors. 46 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

75. Amberina & The Libbey Glass Co: Circa 1917 catalog plus brief history and color photos. 15 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

76. A.J. Beatty & Sons Tumbler Catalog: Reprint of original catalog with EAPG tumblers. Includes brief history. 18 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

77. New Martinsville Glass, The 1933 Price List: Includes added illustrations, a 1935 supplement and an index. 73 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

78. Bryce Brothers Company, 1950-1965: Includes 4 catalog reprints plus a brief history. 84 pages, B/W & Color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

79. Federal Glass Company Catalog of 1914, A Study in Marketing: Reprint of catalog of EAPG patterns initially made by other companies. 63 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

80. Bartlett-Collins Company Catalog Circa 1929: Reprint of depression-era catalog. 20 color pages, 55 total pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

81. Decorative Lighting Fitments: 1929-1930 catlog reprint from the firm of Pollak Brothers, NY. 28 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

82. Culver Glassware - Decorated Tumblers, Ice Tubs & Barware: Several catalog reprints plus a brief history. 34 color pages, 81 total pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

83. The Rainbow Art Glass Company, 1969-1972: Reprints from the final four catalog issued after the company was purchased by Viking. Color. 60 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

84. Fenton at Mid-Century 1955-1959: Selected catalog reprints including popular lines such as Topaz Opalescent, Hobnail, Cranberry Coin dot, Jamestown Blue, Silver Turquoise and more. 65 pages in B/W & color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

85. Glass Collector's Digest Index, 1987-2001: Complete index to the full run of the important periodical. Includes all pattern names, company names, individuals referenced as well as subjects covered over the 14 years of publication. 110 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

86. H.C. Fry in the 1920's: Oven ware, art glass & more, 1917-1933. Advertisements, trade joural quotes and catalog page reprints. 75 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

87. Frederick Carder & Steuben in the 1920's: Advertisements & trade journal reports, 1921-1932. Inclues a 1932 catalog reprint. 84 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

88. Fenton Carnival Glass: Early reprint of a Fenton carnival glass catalog. Color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

89. The Cadiz Glass Co. A Faded Dream, Cadiz, Ohio: Includes insulator patents, color photos and a detailed history from the pages of the glass trade journals. 27 pages. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

90. From the Flints: History of the American Flint Glass Workers Union and the Early Labor Movement, 1853-1910: Reprinted from The American Flint, June-July 1910, this history provides a look at the origin of the American labor movement, as seen through the eyes of the organizers of the American Flint Glass Workers Union. It is a tale of perseverance and steadfastness in the face of hostility, providing a different viewpoint than is generally encountered in histories of glass manufacture in this country. In tandem with the growth of the Union movement, the development of machine-made processes and the use of child labor contributed to the complexities of the period. 58 B/W pages, with 2 illustrations. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

91. Cambridge Glass Co.: 1925 Souvenir Booklet & 1951 The Art of Making Glassware: This monograph includes reprints of two rare publications originally published by the Cambridge Glass Company. The first booklet includes a photographic tour of all of the departments in the factory in 1925, as well as the New York display room, over 20 full-page photographs in all. The 1951 pamphlet describes the techniques of glassmaking, including information on the chemicals used, pressing, etching, cutting, and other types of decoration. This booklet is generously interspersed with photographs of the pieces made by Cambridge in the 1950s, as well as advertisements. 45 pages, illustrated throughout. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

92. The KRALL Family of Glass Engravers: Anton Krall"s documentation of the family and descriptions of the engraving and cutting techiniques -- much of it told in his own words. Includes photos of the family and photos of Emil Krall's engraving done for A.H. Heisey & Co. 64 B/W pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

93. Freda Diamond & the Libbey Glass Company: Advertisements, Catalog Reprints, Trade Journal & Newspaper Reports. Freda Diamond was one of the earliest and most influential women to enter the field of industrial and home furnishings design. From 1942 to 1979 she was the primary designer for the Libbey Glass Company, helping them pioneer in the production of inexpensive, highly decorative tumblers, stemware, and other pieces. Among the many patterns she was responsible for include Ripple, Tempo, Emerald Glass, Stardust, and many others that we grew up with in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition, she created many of the popular screenprinted decorations and machine cuttings that made it possible for the average consumer to own elegant glassware. Included is a brief biography of Freda Diamond, who also designed furniture, draperies, tinware, and even doorknobs and vacuum cleaners. Extensive catalog reprints and advertisements are accompanied by trade journal reports, newspaper articles, and interviews from throughout Miss Diamond's career. 101 pages, fully illustrated, 30 pages in color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

94. Victorian Novelties -- Geo. Duncan & Sons, 2nd Edition: This is an updated version of the out-of-print Duncan novelty book. All known duncan novelties are included. Includes a color frontspiece, history and 29 pages of black & white informations with photos. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

95. The U.S. Glass Company vs. the American Flint Glass Workers Union: The 1893 Strike: One of the most significant events in the history of glass manufacture and its relationship with labor was the acrimonious strike of the American Flint Glass Workers Union against the huge United States Glass Company in 1893. This history draws upon previously unavailable original sources to tell the entire story for the first time. The primary source utilized is selections from the over 500 pages of reports submitted by two detective agencies hired by U.S. Glass to spy on the union workers, supplemented by trade journal reports and the AFGWU's own publications, giving their side of the story. 80 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

96. Lornita Glass Corp., 1945-1953, Guyaux, PA: For the first time, the story of this little-known manufacturer of decorated milk glass is told. Founded by Max Biberthaler, former general manager of the New Martinsville Glass Mfg. Co., Lornita used molds acquired from the Point Marion Glass Novelty Co., Gillinder, Dithridge, and other early companies. Many of these molds were acquired by Kemple after Lornita's closing, leading to misattribution of many of Lornita's decorated pieces. Among the hundred of pieces illustrated in this monograph are plates, vases, and lamps, as well as numerous pieces with Abels, Wasserberg Charleton decorations. A must for the collector of milk glass, old or new. 65 pages, fully illustrated throughout, including many in color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

97. History of the Owens Bottle Machine Co., Toledo, Ohio: Based on a manuscript contained in the American Flint Glass Workers Union Archives housed at the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, this monograph tell the complex story of the origins of the Owens-Illinois Company and West Virginia native Michael Owens. Arguably, the invention of the glass making machine was the most significant development in the history of glass manufacture since its inception, rapidly revolutionizing production of lower-cost glassware. 46 pages, with 3 black and white illustrations. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

98. Al Erbe: West Virginia Glass Specialty Co. Designer, 1935-1961: This monograph makes use of family recollections and photographs, catalog pages, original drawings, and numerous patents for glassware to tell the story of Al Erbe, the designer for the West Virginia Glass Specialty Company from 1935-1961. 73 pages, illustrated throughout, including many in full color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

99. The 1946 Sale of the Personal Glass Collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Edited from the Auction Catalog. Hundreds of pieces are listed and described, with over fifty items illustrated. Much of the glass sold in this historic auction was Favrile made by Tiffany's own studios, but also included were pieces of Syrian and Roman glass, which served as inspiration for Tiffany's own output. A brief history is included. 38 pages with 13 black and white illustrations. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

100. The Life of Mike Owens: Based on materials contained in the American Flint Glass Workers Union Archives housed at the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, this monograph presents the biography of Michael J. Owens, who started his career at the Hobbs-Brockunier Glass Co. and ultimately became manager of the Libbey Glass Company in Toledo, Ohio, inventing the first successful automated bottle machine and resulting in the formation of the Owens-Illinois Company and the Owens Bottle Machine Company. Arguably, the invention of the glass making machine was the most significant development in the history of glass manufacture since its inception, rapidly revolutionizing production of lower-cost glassware. Included is a time line of Michael Owens' life and obituaries and tributes from his many friends and colleagues. 58 pages with 5 illustrations. All B/W. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

101. Dugan Glass Co.: The Circa 1904 Catalog with Trade Journal Quotes and More: A reprint of the rare catalog illustrating Dugan glassware, including lemonade sets, decorated and opalescent, tab\le ware, wine sets, intaglio and filigree ware assortments, lamps, and much more. Although the quality of this catalog is imperfect, the information made available here will not be found elsewhere. Supplemented by trade journals quotes telling the story of the Dugan Glass Co. in Indiana, Pa., from 1903-1913, and in Lonaconing, Md., from 1914-1915. 45 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

102. Durand Art Glass, 1925-1931: Features a catalog from 1928 with several pages in full color, supplemented by quotations from the trade journals and advertisements. 46 pages. Color & B/W. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

103. Tarentum Glass Company, 1893-1918: Includes more than 90 advertisements and other illustrations, showing 28 different patterns. 64 pages with an index. All B/W. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

104. O'Hara Glass Co., 1875-1892: Includes 13 pages from the U.S. Glass Co. Factory L composite catalog, circa 1892, advertisements & Patent Drawings, illustrating 32 different patterns. 70 pages with an index. All B/W. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

105. Post-war Czechoslovakian Glass: Consists of two magazines made for the English speaking market: Czechoslovakia Glass Review, Vol 1, No. 2, 1946 & Vol. IX, No. 1, 1954. The first one was issued in 1946 when the country was recovering from the war and contains a section on the reorganization of the Czechoslovakian glass industry , listing old and new factory names & types of glass made. Both magazines include many advertisements and other illustrations. 77 pages. All B/W. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

106. United States Glass Company Packers' & Confectioners' Catalog, 1893: Reprint of a rare previously unknown catalog illustrates 231 items representing 12 of the 17 companies that combined to become U.S. glass, including many new, previously undocumented pieces. 34 pages with an index. All B/W $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

107. To be announced

108. To be announced

109. United States Glass Company Lighting & Chandelier Catalogs, 1893: Reprint of two rare, previously unknown catalogs. The first of these catalogs, created shortly after the formation of the U.S. Glass Company, includes pieces for gas fitters and electrician's use, mostly shades, globes and bobeches from Gillinder, Columbia, Bellaire Goblet and O'Hara Glass Companies. The second catalog is devoted to chandeliers, originally offerd by Hobbs, Brockunier, with copies appended of three patents pertaininng to them. 42 pages. Color & B/W. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

110. The London Tea Company Premium List, January 1898: Portions of their premium catalog with illustrations of lamps, glass lighting fixtures, caster sets and pressed tableware including Tarentum Glass Company's Harvard and Atlanta patterns. 40 pages, all B/W. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

111. Glass Snack Sets, 1941 to the Present: Over 100 sets described and pictured using original photographs, advertisements and catalog reprints. 92 pages with over 150 pictures, most in color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

112. Perfection Glass Company, Washington, Pennsylvania: Manufacturer of Separating Tableware, Scalloped Flange Tumblers and Fruit and Packers' Jars with Glass Screw Tops. Includes brief history of the company, reprint of a circa 1903 catalog and a compilation of advertisements. 78 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

113. United States Glass Co., 1926: Reprint of Catalogue No. 135, Pressed and Blown Glassware: Includes tumblers, beer mugs, stemware, punch bowls, salt & peppers, oils, ashtrays, jars, oil lamps, electric lamps, vases and hundreds of miscellaenous items, as well as several full table lines. 45 pages all B/W. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

114. McKee & Brothers Catalogue No. 27, 1880: Contains several early McKee patterns including Paris (aka Star & Pillar), Cupid (Baby Face), Berlin, Swiss (aka Bead & Bar Medallion), Snow Flake (aka Star Rosetted or General Grant), Brilliant (aka Double Spear), and French (aka Double Zig Zag), as well as numerous novelties, bread plates and other unusual items. 55 pages all in B/W. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

115. L.G. Wright Production Records, 1955 - 1996: A summary, utilizing production records, of the patterns, pieces, colors, manufacturers and number of pieces made for L.G. Wright during these years. Some of the patterns featured are Moon & Star, Daisy & Button, Eyewinker and more. An accompying CD includes the raw data in Excel spreadsheet format. 76 pages. $19.00 ($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

116. Pilgrim Glass, 1966 - 1972: Reprint of 4 catalogs that cover the period when Pilgrim introduced cranberry color and the Kitchen Chemistry line. The four catalogs are the 1968 supplement, the fall 1969, and the 1970 and 1972 catalogs. Also included are trade journal ads and reports. 76 pages fully illustrated in color. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

117. Glassware by Dunbar: Reprint of the 1938 Catalog of the Dunbar Glass Corporation: This work reprints an important catalog from 1938 illustrating the range of tableware items and decorations being offered by the Dunbar Glass Corporation, including sand blast decorations, gold bands, cuttings, silver decorations, and hand-painting on crystal and cobalt. Enjoy pages of previously unattributed beverage sets, console sets, hurricane lamps, stemware, vases, cocktail sets, ice buckets, and more. Of special interest is the very rare El Encanto line. A brief history of the company is included. 97 pages, fully illustrated. $12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

118. Notes for an Epicure: A Handbook on the Traditions and Service of Wines and other Beverages: This work reprints a publication from the Libbey Glass Company, produced upon the repeal of Prohibition (the 18th Amendment) on December 5, 1933. The booklet describes the proper means of serving wine and the appropriate glass for each kind, with the characteristics of each wine described, rules of service, and much more. Illustrated throughout with examples of wine and beverage glassware in
many of Libbey's elegant cuttings. 48 pages, fully illustrated, including 5 pages in color. $14.00 ($10.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

119. Dorothy Thorpe, Designer: Advertisements, Trade Journal & Newspaper Reports: This work compiles information about the mid-century California decorator, with advertisements and magazine articles showing her carved designs, silver, gold and other decorations on glassware, china, lucite, linens, etc. Includes a brief biography of the artist. 53 pages, fully illustrated. $12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

120. Josef Inwald 1940 Catalog Reprint: This work reprints the 1940 catalog of Josef Inwald, a major Bohemian glass manufacturer with multiple factories in the area that became Czechoslovakia. The importance of this catalog is that it shows production during the period of Nazi occupation, picturing many pieces considered art deco today, including the opalescent items collected today as Barolac. This catalog is divided into four parts. The largest section (33 catalog pages) is "Lisovane Sklo" (or Pressed Glass). This includes stemware, mugs, open salts, ashtrays, candlesticks, trays, vases, perfumes and other dresser
items, tableware lines (including Jacobean), and much more. The second section, consisting of one page, is devoted to "Durit-Duritopal," Inwald’s shock-resistant tableware. Four pages of "Dute Sklo" feature blown tumblers, pitchers, bottles, and various medical items, including a line of chamber pots and urinals. Finally, one page of "Nahrobni Osvetleni" appears to be lighting goods. 96 pages, fully illustrated. $12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

121. Imported Glassware in the Butler Bros. Catalogs, 1901-1941: This work reprints pages from various Butler Brothers catalogs, showing the variety of imported glassware sold by this massive wholesaler in the early twentieth century and again just prior to the beginning of World War II. Most of the pieces shown are identified as Bohemian (later Czechoslovakian), but in the late 1930s, Japanese glassware is also shown. This is a great resource for identifying dates, styles, and availability of imported glassware in this country. 31 pages, fully illustrated. $12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

122. From the Flints: Glass Worker Obituaries from The American Flint, Vol. 1, 1909-1914: This is the first volume in a series compiling obituaries from the A.F.G.W.U.’s monthly magazine. Over 600 surnames appear in the every name index, with a total of 1,022 individuals mentioned. (Look-ups are available by contacting us.) While some well-known names appear, the vast majority of these obituaries are for factory workers – the people who actually made the glass – and are invaluable for genealogical research. The details given vary from brief notices only giving the date of the death to detailed listings of the
manner of death, surviving family members, etc. Includes portraits of Leonard Zeiser, Thomas Mandeoson, and William J. Croke. Compiled by Tom Felt. 78 pages, with every name and factory indexes. $12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

123. The Beaumont Company: Glassware of the 1920s & 1930s. This work is a compilation of trade journal reports, catalog excerpts and photographs from a Beaumont collection. It contains a brief history of Percy Beaumont and his factories plus a look at the production of Beaumont's tableware and decorative pieces in Ferlux and other colors during the 1920s and 1930s. Information is included on bases, boudoir items, bowls, candlesticks, candy dishes, frogs, lamps, serving pieces, smoking items, tableware, vases, decorations, and more. Written & photographed by Helen Jones. 78 pages, with over 140 illustrations, most in full color. $14.00 (non-members)/$10.00 (members)

124. Consolidated Art Glass: Martele, Santa Maria, Catalonian, Ruba Rombic & More, 1926-1947. This volume reprints a complete Consolidated catalog from circa 1930-1931 illustrating over 200 pieces of Art Glass in the Martele, Dancing Nymph, Santa Maria, Florentine, and Catalonian Old Spanish lines. In addition, trade journal reports, advertisements, and reprinted brochures are included. An appendix with the agreement on Ruba Rombic ware established by the American Flint Glass Worker lists all of the pieces made in that pattern, many of which are illustrated throughout this monograph. Compiled with a brief history by Tom Felt. 72 pages, including 1 in color. $14.00 (non-members)/$10.00(members)

125. From the Flints: Glass Worker Obituaries from The American Flint, Vol. 2, 1915-1917. This is the second volume in a series compiling obituaries from the A.F.G.W.U.’s monthly magazine. 455 surnames appear in the every name index, with a total of 933 individuals mentioned. (Look-ups are available by contacting us.) While some well-known names appear, the vast majority of these obituaries are for factory workers – the people who actually made the glass – and are invaluable for genealogical research. The details given vary from brief notices only giving the date of the death to detailed listings of the manner of death, surviving family members, etc. Includes photographs of Walter Foland, Louis Wenstel, Charles F. Green, John Q. Schaffer, Frank McShaffrey, Smith Elsworth, William Urwin, Jack Hester, Fred Sarsfield, John F. Whelan and Edward Busman (Busum). Compiled by Tom Felt. 66 pages, with every name and factory indexes. $12.00 (non-members)/$8.00 (members)

126. Paden City 1934 Catalog Reprint Paden City Glass Mfg. Co. Catalog Reprint, ca. 1934. This volume shares a rare catalog of hotel, restaurant and soda fountain supplies, that also includes much of the tableware that constituted Paden City's general line in 1934, including the Georgian, Party Line, Mrs. B, Triumph, Gadroon, Crow's Foot Round, Crow's Foot Square, Penny Line, and Popeye & Olive patterns. Also featured are pages showing the Orchid, Irwin, and Leeuwen plate etches. Two pages offer examples of Paden City's famous ruby glassware in full color. Introduction by Tom Felt. 50 pages, with indexes of pattern numbers and names. $14.00 (non-members)/$12.00 (members)

127. Consolidated Con-Cora, Regent & Other Milk Glass, 1951-1961. This volume reprints a complete Consolidated Con-Cora brochure from 1957 and a catalog from 1960, as well as a Regent 1954-1956 brochure and an earlier Regent cased glass vases brochure. Over 25 original photographs from the factory showing the forms and decorations used on milk glass during this period are also included. Compiled with a brief history by Tom Felt. 57 pages, many in color. $14.00 (non-members)/$12.00 (members).

128. Silverbrook Art Glass Company: Including a Circa 1940s/1950s Catalog Reprint. This volume includes a brief history of this American mid-century modern company, whose free hand animals are often confused with those produced by the Tiffin Glass Company, where the Kreutz Brothers worked prior to establishing their own factory. Also included is a small catalog from the 1940s or 1950s, advertisements, and photographs of Silverbrook pieces from the Museum of American Glass collection. Two appendices reprint first-hand accounts of visits to the Silverbrook factory in 1950 and 1962, respectively. The history, based on an article previously published in All About Glass, is written by Helen Jones, with editorial assistance by Tom Felt. 29 pages, some in color. $14.00 (non-members)/$12.00 (members).

129. Carnival Glass in Wholesaler catalog, VOL 1, 1908 to 1915:This is Monograph No. 129 in the glass study series of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. This volume compiles early carnival glass assortments from the wholesale catalogs, identifying 167 different patterns issued between 1908 to 1915 by Fenton, Dugan/Diamond, Imperial, Millersburg, and Northwood. These assortments from Butler Brothers, Baltimore Bargain House, and Charles "Broadway" Rouss are invaluable to researchers, since in most instances, the assortments were packaged at the factory – this means that if even one piece in the assortment can be definitively attributed to a specific manufacturer, then all the patterns in that assortment can be assumed to have been made by that same company. This volume fills in the gaps of information as it relates to early carnival glass production between 1908 and 1915 by identifying the various pieces of carnival glass illustrated by manufacturer, pattern, and popular terminology for shape or use. A subsequent volume will continue with the later year. Written by Ed Perva. 61 pages, illustrated throughout, with factory and pattern indexes. $12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

130. From the Flints: Glass Worker Obituaries from The American Flint, Vol. 3, 1918-1922: In the glass study series of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. This is the third volume in a series compiling obituaries from the A.F.G.W.U.'s monthly magazine. 516 surnames appear in the every name index, with a total of 1,034 individuals mentioned. (Look-ups are available by contacting us.) While some well-known names appear, the vast majority of these obituaries are for factory workers – the people who actually made the glass – and are invaluable for genealogical research. The details given vary from brief notices only giving the date of the death to detailed listings of the manner of death, surviving family members, etc. Includes photographs of William Meinen, Frank Moran, J. Raymond Ingram, James Arthur Reed, Joseph M'Murtry, Felix Kopp, Okey R. Ferrill, William Wilson, Albert Lundry, James Porter, Michael J. Kane, Charles Coffman, Michael F. Scheff, Robert Luckock, Frank McShaffrey, John H. Werner, John J. Collins, R. O. Musgrove, Benjamin F. Rubrecht, Wally Jenkins, Howard H. Heatherington, and Richard J. Padden. Compiled by Tom Felt. 85 pages, with every name and factory indexes.$12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $3.50

131. Vidrio Products Corporation, 1926-1953: This is Monograph No. 131 in the glass study series of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. This is the first documented history of the Vidrio Products Corporation, whose production of slag glass smoking items, gear shift knobs, and lamps have usually been assumed to be the products of the Houze Glass Corporation. Recent research reveals that during the earliest years of Vidrio, they did produce their own glassware. This volume includes a brief history, color photographs of many of the early products, copies of Vidrio patents, newspaper advertisements, and newly discovered information from the American Flint Glass Worker's Union documenting the company's early years. Written by Ron Jones, with editorial assistance by Tom Felt. 113 pages, illustrated throughout. $14.00 ($10.00 members) plus $3.50

132. Heisey Glass, vol. 1, 1897-1906 - Clarence Vogel - updated & enlarged: In the glass study series of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. This is the first in a series of monographs that update and enlarge the classic reference works on Heisey glass written by Clarence Vogel. This first volume covers the years from 1897 to 1906, the period during which many of Heisey's imitation cut glass and colonial patterns were issued. Included are all of the catalog reprints from Mr. Vogel's original work, along with additional pages not previously included, all of his text relating to this period from the Heisey Newscasters, with new photographs supplied when the originally published ones were not clear enough to reproduce -- an incredible amount of information packed into nearly 200 pages. As a pioneer in the study of Heisey, Clarence Vogel attempted to include all of the information then known on the subject; these updated volumes, in turn, are the most complete reference works based on our present knowledge. Additional volumes will be forthcoming. Written by Clarence Vogel, edited with supplemental information by Neila & Tom Bredehoft. 195 pages, illustrated throughout, with an index. $20.00 ($16.00 members) plus $3.50

133. From The Flints Glass Worker Obituaries from The American Flint, Vol. 4, 1923-1925: This is Monograph No. 133 in the glass study series of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. This is the fourth volume in a series compiling obituaries from the A.F.G.W.U.'s monthly magazine. 485 surnames appear in the every name index, with a total of 923 individuals mentioned. (Look-ups are available by contacting us.) While some well-known names appear, the vast majority of these obituaries are for factory workers – the people who actually made the glass – and are invaluable for genealogical research. The details given vary from brief notices only giving the date of the death to detailed listings of the manner of death, surviving family members, etc. Includes photographs of William J. Dillon, L. A. Shackelford, James Russell, John B. Lennon, Joseph Bernard, George Space, John Gill, Emma Rinck, Everett R. Ruby, Jesse Judkins Kelly, Michael J. Owens, Lawrence O'Connel, John Sinclair, Andrew Jackson Smith, Leslie A. Mathews, Daniel C. Baine, Samuel Gompers, John Emrick, Restore M. Doughty, Eugene J. Jadot, Benjamin F. Rubrecht, William F. Smith, William J. Clare, Michael J. McMahon, Joseph Blaze, Granville H. Gray, James Kilgore, and Oliver Hickenbottom. Compiled by Tom Felt. 85 pages, with every name and factory indexes. $12.00 ($8.00 members) plus $4.00 Postage

134. Utility Glass Works Lonaconing Maryland 1920-29 History & products Stemware More:This is Monograph No. 134 in the glass study series of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. Originally prepared for the 21st Annual Glass Gathering of the Museum of American Glass in 2012 and updated, this monograph presents the history of the Utility Glass Works with documentation for the colors, cuttings, etchings, stemware, tumblers, pitchers, jugs, ice tea and lemonade sets, vases, plates, candle holders, finger type bowls, large bowls and compotes, cigarette holders, jars, guest sets, lamp bases, and much more. Appendices reprint design patents, advertisements, and trade journal articles, making this a complete resource for this colorful and important company. Written by Wm. "Jay" George. 52 pages, full-color illustrations throughout. $14.00 ($10.00 member) plus $3.50

135. From the Flints: Glass Worker Obituaries from The American Flint, Vol. 5, 1926-1927.This is the fifth volume in a series compiling obituaries from the A.F.G.W.U.'s monthly magazine. 559 surnames appear in the every name index, with a total of 1,185 individuals mentioned.(Look-ups are available by contacting us.) While some well-known names appear, the vast majority of these obituaries are for factory workers – the people who actually made the glass – and are invaluable for genealogical research. The details given vary from brief notices only giving the date of the death to detailed listings of the manner of death, surviving family members, etc. Includes photographs of John G. Minkemeyer, George H. Hamilton, William Bonshire, James J. Donahue, Fred Albright Green, David Ellis, Fred Bright, Paul L. Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cook, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Saladin, Cornelius J. Nolan, J. Adam Kraus, Fank J. Lauth, Alex Taller, Robert MacDonald, Louis Kauffeld, Sr., Brook Brown, John J. Corcoran, Con O'Hearn, Joseph M. Neenan, Joseph Gebhart, and Timothy S. Giblin. Compiled by Tom Felt. 99 pages, with every name and factory indexes. $12.00 (non-mem)

136. Heisey Glass, Volume 2, 1906 to 1916. This is the second in a series of monographs that update and enlarge the classic reference works on Heisey glass written by Clarence Vogel. This volume covers the years from 1906 to 1916, the period during which most of Heisey's colonial patterns were issued. Included are all of the catalog reprints from Mr. Vogel's original work, along with additional pages not previously included, all of his text relating to this period from the Heisey Newscasters, with new photographs supplied when the originally published ones were not clear enough to reproduce -- an incredible amount of information packed into nearly 200 pages. As a pioneer in the study of Heisey, Clarence Vogel attempted to include all of the information then known on the subject; these updated volumes, in turn, are the most complete reference works based on our present knowledge. Additional volumes will be forthcoming. Written by Clarence Vogel, edited with supplemental information by Neila & Tom Bredehoft. 204 pages, illustrated throughout, with an index. $20.00 (non-members)/$16.00 members.

137. West Virginia Blendo Glass: Collecting Blendo from the West Virginia Glass Specialty Company. An overview of the colorful glassware made by WV Glass Specialty from 1956 until 1987. Profusely illustrated in a rainbow of colors showing large lemonade and smaller juice sets, cocktail sets, salad serving bowls, chip ‘n' dip sets, and many other pieces. Also included are dozens of catalog pages, illustrating virtually every piece made in these frosted colors in every imaginable hue. Information on the Colonial Glass Company's production of Blendo is also incorporated, as well as an appendix showing other decorations offered during this same period. This is the complete guide for collectors of this popular Mid-Century glassware. Written by Tom & Carolyn Durkin. 107 pages with over 80 full color photographs. $14.00 (non-members)/$10.00 members.

138. From the Flints: Glass Worker Obituaries from The American Flint, Vol. 6, 1928-1929. This is the sixth volume in a series compiling obituaries from the A.F.G.W.U.'s monthly magazine. 532 surnames appear in the every name index, with a total of 1,259 individuals mentioned. (Look-ups are available by contacting us.) While some well-known names appear, the vast majority of these obituaries are for factory workers – the people who actually made the glass – and are invaluable for genealogical research. The details given vary from brief notices only giving the date of the death to detailed listings of the manner of death, surviving family members, etc. Includes photographs of August Victor Lefevre, Jacob Beiswenger, Frederick Gebhart, August W. Frazier, Albert Wolff, Leon Randaxl, William Heine, John F. Mullen, Sarah Elizabeth Devine, Frank Carney, Patrick McKay, William P. Clarke, John McKay, Michael J. Clarke, Philip Carney, George H. Raik, John E. Smith, Roy Lincoln, Valentine Remmel, James Vincent O’Hara, Peter Gavagan, Frank Keisler, Adam Snyder, and Albert Conrad. Compiled by Tom Felt. 103 pages, with every name and factory indexes. $12.00 (non-members)/$8.00 (members)

139. Heisey Glass, Volume 3, 1916 to 1930. This is the third in a series of monographs that update and enlarge the classic reference works on Heisey glass written by Clarence Vogel. This volume covers the years from 1916 to 1930, the period during which Heisey began offering many etchings and cuttings, as well as the beginning of the color period when flamingo, moongleam, hawthorne, and margiold were in production. Included are all of the catalog reprints from Mr. Vogel's original work, along with additional pages not previously included, all of his text relating to this period from the Heisey Newscasters, with new photographs supplied when the originally published ones were not clear enough to reproduce -- an incredible amount of information packed into nearly 200 pages. As a pioneer in the study of Heisey, Clarence Vogel attempted to include all of the information then known on the subject; these updated volumes, in turn, are the most complete reference works based on our present knowledge. Additional volumes will be forthcoming. Written by Clarence Vogel, edited with supplemental information by Neila & Tom Bredehoft. 193 pages, illustrated throughout, with an index. $20.00 (non-members)/$16.00 members.

140. Design Patented Jars of the Art Deco Era. Between 1925 and late 1942, the rough limits of the Art Deco period in America, design patents were issued yearly by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for different exterior shapes and molded patterns on jars. In numerical order of issuance, pertinent facts about each container, to include date the application was filed for processing at the Patent and Trademark Office, date the design patent was issued, patentee's name and residence, assignee of the patent rights and a drawing of the jar, have been extracted from the original patent records and assemble herein for reference and research use. 306 patents are included for fruit jars, marmalade jars, pickle jars, cosmetic jars, candy containers, and many other containers, all with the original patent drawings. Dozens of companies are represented, including Ball Bros., Capstan, Hazel Atlas, Olean, Owens Illinois, Tygart Valley, and many more. Compiled by Barry Bernas. 80 pages, illustrated throughout, with indexes by designer and company. $12.00 (non-members)/$8.00 (members)

144. Charles N. Edmonds: His Glasshouse Work and Flint Union Actitivies. This is Monograph No. 144 in the glass study series of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. During a three decade period, Edmonds qualified as a tableware presser and fruit jar press-blow machine operator before he transitioned to a factory manager. On the furnace floor, he was an active member-promoter of the American Flint Glass Workers' Union. As such, he experienced first hand the confrontational interplay between his Union, acting to protect the health and economic status of its members, and owners, rapidly introducing improvements and machinery into their glasshouses, wanting a more efficient, higher quality, extra quantity and less costly production cycle. Edmonds successfully negotiated the conflicting paths of both movements while his career advanced within the trade. During a wide career, he was involved with the Belmont Glass Co., Fostoria Glass Co., Fostoria Shade & Lamp Co., Consolidated Lamp & Glass Co., Indiana Tumbler & Goblet Co., Ball Bros. Glass Mfg. Co., Marion Fruit Jar & Bottle Co., Lockport Glass Co., Sterling Glass Co., Perfection Glass Co., Anchor Glass Co., and New Martinsville Glass Mfg. Co. Compiled by Barry Bernas.86 pages, with 30 illustrations and an index. $12.00 (non-members)/$8.00 (members)



VIDEO TAPES


Jim Davis: A Man & His Marbles: Profile of and interview with well-known West Virgina marble maker. Film awarded "Best Individual Profile" at the West Virginia Film Makers Film Festival. VHS Format. $19.99($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage




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Center Handle Servers and Bowls: (CD) Identify shapes of center handles according to company. $19.99 ($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Dithridge & Co Catalog: (CD) Fort Pitt Glass Works, Pittsburgh Pa. Circa 1889, 21 pages - 13 in color. $19.99 ($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Federal Glass Company Catalogs, 1950-1970: (CD) This exceptional research tool contains scanned images of 38 full catalogs and 10 price lists -- a total of 1,015 pages of information on one CD featuring the products of the Federal Glass Company during the mid-century years. Thousands of pieces are illustrated, including such patterns as Park Avenue, Heritage, Pioneer, Petal, Yorktown, Celestial, and dozens more, plus tumblers, snack sets, kitchenware, punch bowls, and much, much more. Federal also made a specialty of decorated tumblers, pitchers, and gift sets. PDF format. $19.99 ($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Italian Glass, 1925 - 1985: (DVD) Illustrations of Italian glass from 14 importers' catalogs. Plus an assortment of Italian glass advertisements from 1926 to 1969. 213 pages in PDF format. $19.99 ($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Portieux Glass: 1933 Catalog: (CD) Over 300 pages - color and black & white. This massive work fills in lots of research holes! Easy to use. $19.99 ($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Viking Glass Company Catalogs, 1960-1985: (CD) It contains scanned images of 22 full catalogs and 12 price lists -- a total of 626 pages of information on one CD. Among the many patterns and thousands of items pictured are pieces in Epic, Yesteryear, Princess, Princess Plaza, Prelude etching, Tundra, Georgian, Janice, Diamond Thumb Print, Country Craft, Crystal Leaf, Arlington, as well as dozens of animals and figurines, smoker's items, punch bowls, and much more. PDF format. $19.99 ($15.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage



CATALOG REPRINTS


Mountaineer Glass 1958 Catalog Reprint: This is a reprint of the original ink drawings made in 1958 to be used in a catalog for Mountaineer Glass, one of the many cutting companies located in Weston, West Virginia. Six different cuttings are illustrated on a wide variety of hand-blown blanks. A brief history is also included. 17 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

H. Northwood Co., Wheeling, West Virginia, Fall 1906 Catalog: This catalog features decorated lemonade & wine sets, opalescent novelties, verre d'or, intaglio, "semi cut" crystal, gas shades, "Cameo" lamps, and more. 34 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage Not available at this time

Silver City Glass Company 1950s Catalog Reprint: illustrates the work of this mid-20th century decorating house. This is a must for the collector of high quality, decorated glassware, featuring both sterling silver or gold on crystal. Silver City used blanks from all of the major American glass houses, including Viking, Duncan, Indiana, Fostoria, and others. 24 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage



ORIGINAL CATALOGS


Pilgrim Glass 1996 Catalog: 51 pages, all color, vases, plates, lots of cranberry color. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim Glass 1997 B Catalog: 39 pages, all color, vases. lamps, carved eggs, etc. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim Glass 2000 Catalog: 31 pages, all color, mouthblown vases. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim Glass catalog #199: 30 pages, all color, vases, pitchers, baskets, marbles, etc. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim's Masterwork Collection Catalog #298: 16 pages, all color, mouthblown vases and designer lamps. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim's Masterwork Collection Catalog #299: 16 pages, all color, mouthblown vases and designer lamps. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim Glass Catalog #300: 28 pages, all color, plates, bowls, candle accessories. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim Glass Catalog #398: 24 pages, all color, platters, bowls, candle accessories. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim Glass Catalog #399: 28 pages, all color, plates, bowls, candles, etc. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim Glass Catalog (no date or number): 32 pages, all color, vases, marbles, weather glasses, lots of cranberry color. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

1998 Pilgrim Cameo Glass: 6 page fold-out, all color, Dawn Light, Sunrise, Sunlight, Sunset and Midnight Cameo Glass. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

Pilgrim's Cameo Glass (no date): 6 page fold-out, Dawn Light, Sunrise, Sunlight, Sunset, Midnight Cameo Glass -- all different pieces than above catalog. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

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"Believe in the Magic" Pilgrim Cameo Glass Virginia Tech Exhibition Catalog: 10 pages, some color photos, listing of Cameo Glass with prices. $5.00 plus $4.00 Postage or FREE with above set!

L.G. Wright Original Catalog 1969-1970: Acquired from liquidation. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage



MISCELLANEOUS PUBLICATIONS


Back Issues of All About Glass: $6.00 each plus shipping.

Back issues of the NewsJournal of the Early American Pattern Glass Society: Select issues are for sale at our Ebay store.

Beauty is Glass from Viking: A story with pictures about the making of Viking Glass. 42 pages. $12.00 ($8.00 member) plus $4.00 Postage

The Black Glass Encyclopedia: This is an original publication of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. Drawing on WVMAG's extensive collections and those of our members, this book includes over 860 striking color images of unusual and beautiful black glass animals, bowls, baskets, candlesticks, compotes, flower bowls, novelties, stemware, tableware, and vases. The finest examples of late nineteenth through twentieth century glass from such renowned firms as Akro Agate, Blenko, Cambridge, Dalzell-Viking, Duncan & Miller, Fenton Art Glass, Fostoria, H. C. Fry, Hazel-Atlas, A. H. Heisey, Imperial, Lenox Crystal, Libbey, Morgantown Glass Works, Paden City, Seneca, L. E. Smith, Steuben, Tiffin/U. S. Glass, and Westmoreland Specialty, among many others, are well represented. Catalog copy and original advertisements from glass manufacturers and decorators supplement and add depth to the presentation, which includes brief company histories. Current values are given. $35.95 ($30.95 members) plus $4.00 Postage

The Co-operative Flint Glass Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1879-1934: This is an original work published in association with the Museum of American Glass in West Virginia. Drawing on many years of research by the authors, it tells the story of this important but often overlooked glass manufacturer, whose production spanned the years from early American pattern glass to elegant glass of the 1920s. Hundreds of patterns and individual items are identified, many of them for the first time. Fully illustrated with high quality photographs, catalog reprints, and trade journal advertisements, the volume is divided into two parts. The first is arranged by pattern, conveniently sorted by design elements, and the second half is arranged by shape, making it easy to find candlesticks, creams and sugars, vases, decanters, tumblers, and much more. In addition to the history of Co-op Flint, this book also includes information about the later life of the molds with examples of pieces made in these molds by the Phoenix Glass Company and John E. Kemple Glassworks, among others. Current values are included. Written by E. Earl Autenreith and JoAnne S. Autenreith, with photographs by David Bentley. $39.95 ($34.95 member) Postage on this item is $4.00

L. G. Wright Glass: This is an original publication of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. Drawing on WVMAG's extensive collection of L. G. Wright catalogs and other materials, it includes the full line of Wright's reproductions of Early American Pattern Glass pieces and novelties. Over 190 full-color illustrations from original L. G. Wright Glass Company catalogs display thousands of pieces of glassware marketed by this company between circa 1937 and 1999. Among their wide-ranging wares are Early American Pattern Glass goblets, animal covered dishes, opalescent, carnival, cased, custard & art glass. Patterns include Moon & Star, Daisy & Button, Eye Winker, Hobnail, Maize, Maple Leaf, Panel Grape, Thistle, Three Face, and many others. Since L. G. Wright did not produce glass themselves, the items they sold were made by many of the best American glass companies, including Beaumont, Cambridge, Fenton Art Glass, Fostoria, Morgantown Glass, Viking, and Westmoreland Glass. The text includes original pattern names, line or piece numbers, and current market values. $29.95 ($24.95 member) plus $4.00 Postage