The sprawling scope of machine-made marble production in the twentieth century is illustrated in over 590 eye-catching color images that comprise the most extensive collection of marble packaging ever assembled.
Historical photos from a variety of factories are also provided.
Products and packages for Akro Agate, Christiansen Agate, Davis Marble, Heaton Agate, Kokomo Opalescent, Libbey-Owens-Ford, Marble King, Peltier, Ravenswood, and Vitro are included, among others.
The fascinating text, providing a history of the marble companies and their wares, was nearly 40 years in the making, involving interviews with over 100 individuals and insuring the accuracy of the listings.
A bibliography and index are included, along with values in the captions.
Marble collectors and glass lovers alike will be thrilled with this detailed reference work.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 192 pages, 594 color & 55 b/w photos
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/07/2006
- Category: Manufacturing industries
- ISBN: 9780764324642