INFORMATION about New Zealand Glass including many original catalogue pictures and dozens of photographs. This is the expanded 2nd Edition of this comprehensive guide to understanding and identifying New Zealand Glass.
New in the 2nd Edition - an expanded section on the glassware made by Crown Crystal Glass in Australia in the years before New Zealand had its own glass factory.
INVEST IN YOUR KNOWLEDGE!
Glass Collecting is a great hobby. It can also be an investment if you really know what you are buying. Invest in this book and improve your knowledge of New Zealand glass.
HUNDREDS OF PICTURES to help you identify New Zealand glass! Knowing what to look for, spotting a bargain that others have missed, these are some of the joys of collecting. And if you are a collector of New Zealand Glass or a Trader in Glass, you need the information offered here.
WHO MADE GLASS IN NEW ZEALAND? When and where? What did they make and how can you recognise it? These are some of the of questions answered in this book.
We don't claim to have covered every New Zealand Glass maker, but this book combines a detailed history of glass making in New Zealand with an overview of the contemporary scene and major New Zealand glass artists. It is a really useful book for identifying New Zealand Glass.
About the Author
Angela Bowey settled in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1989 and nowadays she researches and writes books about glass. Her websites include: The Glass Museum - www.glass.co.nz The Glass Encyclopedia - www.glassencyclopedia.com The Glass Message Board - www.glassmessages.com Qualifications BA (Economics) from Manchester University, UK, Ph D in Management and Industrial Relations from Manchester University Career After obtaining her Ph.D. Angela worked at Manchester Business School for eight years and then as Professor of Business Administration at Strathclyde University, where she headed the Human Resource Management teaching staff of the Strathclyde Business School. After she retired she established a Glass Museum in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, which can be accessed via the websites listed above. Former Honorary Posts -Equal Opportunities Commissioner for Scotland -Member of the Scottish Economic Council -Member Police Advisory Board Scotland -Arbitrator for UK national arbitration service (ACAS).