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Collecting salt and pepper shakers is a hobby with a little something for everyone. Whether you fancy figurals, go-togethers, hangers, kissers, nesters, stackers or long-boys, you'll quickly discover the pricing and identifying details you need in Antique Trader Salt and Pepper Shaker Price Guide. This go-to guide will help you easily assess your favorite collectible condiment containers.

Almost every shoreline offers up worlds of adventure, archaeology, science, and the arts in the form of sea glass and ceramic shards. These discarded remains pull beachcombers into a world of startling revelation; a world of history founded on documented research and broadened by the imagination. Recognized expert on sea glass, C.S. Lambert guides readers through her personal collection, revealing the fascinating true stories of each piece’s origin.... more...

Once an inexpensive gift often given away, Depression glass is one of today's most sought after collectible. This essential guide gives collectors current market values for more than 10,000 items that often carry sentimental, as well as financial value. This comprehensive guide delivers double the photos as previous editions, as the most specific identification process of any guide on the market today. In this book, expert and... more...

A world-class colorist of international standing in modern glass, Stephen Rolfe Powell creates his work in a quiet outpost of rural Kentucky. His art and his life bridge other such divides. The radiant murrini skins of his glass vessels have an old Italian pedigree, yet his making techniques are radically American in their dramatic individuality. He is an award-winning classroom professor and a generous ambassador for glass, yet he is at the same time... more...

This is one of a popular low-price series that focuses on the lives of individual artists. It features the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany, famous for his stained glass, vases, jewellery and furniture.


A glass act! Depression glass was an inexpensive splash of color and beauty in an otherwise gray economic time. Given away as premiums at "dish night" at the local movie theater and packed in boxes of laundry soap, this colorful tableware made of pink, green, blue, and yellow glass brightened the lives of struggling homemakers. Today's Warman's Depression Glass celebrates this classic collectible and... more...

Absinthe Antiques; A collection from la Belle Époque features a wide range of beautiful pieces utilized in the preparation and serving of the famed spirit absinthe.  These lovely antiques from the mid 1800s through the early 20th century evoke a time of beauty, art, new technologies and changing culture; the era known as France's la Belle Époque.      As you journey through these pages, you'll relive for a moment, this... more...

The Silk Road is a main artery connecting Europe and Asia for political, economical, cultural and technical exchange in antiquity, and glass is one of the earliest artificial materials to be invented. Studying the origin and evolution of ancient glass along the Silk Road is thus significant for understanding the development and exchange of culture and technology between China and abroad. This book, for the first time, traces the origin, evolution... more...

The unique properties of amber (fossilized tree resin) have long intrigued many people, and never more so than now. This fascinating book, which accompanied the most comprehensive exhibition about amber ever mounted, organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York, explores the various aspects of this remarkable material, from its part in delineating evolutionary history, though study of the folklore surrounding it, to its use in... more...

Demanding high price tags, the superior work of the fine French artisan Rene Lalique is not only breathtakingly beautiful, but highly collectible--synonymous with fine luxurious art glass worldwide. From the strikingly bold and original Art Nouveau and art deco styles of Rene Lalique, and those of Cristallerie Lalique after his death, this full-color guide presents the refined figurines, vases, and lamps as well as the clocks, ashtrays, and tableware... more...