shelves you'll find books
on all aspects of glass. Vessels and beads, art and technical
reference. Glass history, glass artists and companies, glassworking
techniques, glass collecting, ancient glass, modern glass, blown,
painted, cast, etched, cut, stained and leaded glass.
also added an extensive listing of stained glass design references,
recommended by the members of the Stained Glass Network on
Architectural Stained Glass,
an online discussion group hosted by Michigan State University and
facilitated by Betty MacDowell. If you'd like to join the group, you'll
find them listed on our Glasslinks
the books listed and reviewed here have been linked to the vast
inventory of Amazon.com to enable you to buy your
own copies through them. Many of
these books are
out-of-print and hard-to-find. If a book is no longer in print, you may
still find a copy listed for sale by one of Amazon's
network of independent booksellers.
book you want is not
currently offered, don't despair. New books are posted all the time.
Keep checking back, and eventually you will find the books you desire.
certainly don't claim to have
everything ever written about glass; not even close. But we do have
quite a few glass titles. We've even got glass books for kids
and some glass-related fiction! So settle into a
comfortable chair, pull a few volumes off the shelf, and start
Click on a subject below to enter that
section of the Library
Some titles may not be listed where you
find them. You'll also find some overlapping of categories, especially
among the "Artists", "History", and "Antique" sections.
One more important note: Our bookshelves
are NOT arranged in alphabetical order (Sorry... we're artists, not
Explore. Discover. Enjoy!
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and John R. Cumbow
updated May 2013