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Glassblower.Info Amazon book Blenko Catalogs Then & Now: 1959-1961, 1984-2001 by Leslie A. Piina ISBN 0764316516Blenko Catalogs Then & Now: 1959-1961, 1984-2001
By Leslie A. Piina

A combination of original Blenko catalog pages and photographs, this book completes the Blenko story, covering the much sought after early designs and the later designs readily available to collectors
The first three color catalogs -- designed by Wayne Husted in 1959, 1960, and 1961 -- show some of the best of Blenkos early glass production, and these are featured in this latest Blenko book.
The year 1983 marked the beginning of the late period when the label was changed from the silver foil hand to the square with large B and red dot.
The early years of the 1940s through the 1960s have been the most popular with collectors of Blenko Glass.

Hardcover
Number of Pages: 160
Shipping Weight: 2.3

ISBN-10: 0764316516
ISBN-13: 978-0764316517

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Blenko Glass: 1962-1971 Catalogs by Leslie A. Pina ISBN 0764310267Blenko Glass: 1962-1971 Catalogs
By Leslie A. Pina

"Magnificent color, skilled craftsmanship and creative design make Blenko America's most colorful name in glass," touted a Blenko catalog advertisement.
First begun in the late nineteenth century in Milton, West Virginia, Blenko remains one of the few glass factories in the United States where modern hand-blown glass is still in production.
Recently, Blenko glass designs from the 1950s and 1960s have caught collectors' eyes.
This book presents an exact, full-color reprinting of the yearly Blenko company catalogs from 1962 through 1971, thus offering a complete, well-illustrated record of Blenko glass products, including o

Hardcover
Number of Pages: 160
Shipping Weight: 2.3

ISBN-10: 0764310267
ISBN-13: 978-0764310263

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Blenko Catalogs: 1972 - 1983 Catalogs by Leslie A. Pina ISBN 0764313835Blenko Catalogs: 1972 - 1983 Catalogs
By Leslie A. Pina

This reprint of twelve 1972-1983 Blenko Glass Company catalogs is the third in the trilogy covering Blenkos early and middle years.
1983 marks the beginning of the late period when the label was changed. Glass items from the early years of the 1940s through the 1960s have been the most popular with collectors of Blenko Glass, but
Some pieces from the 1970s are already commanding high prices in the secondary markets both on-line and in person.
The catalogs are reproduced in their entirety, and a guide to current values for the items is included. John Nickerson and Don Shepherd were staff designers responsible for all of the newly-introduced

Hardcover
Number of Pages: 160
Shipping Weight: 2.4

ISBN-10: 0764313835
ISBN-13: 978-0764313837

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Blenko: Cool 50s & 60s Glass (First Edition) by Leslie A. Pina ISBN 0764311352Blenko: Cool 50s & 60s Glass (First Edition)
By Leslie A. Pina

Named after its founder, Englishman William Blenko, Blenko Glass Company, Inc. began producing stained glass in America in the late nineteenth century. It remains one of the few glass factories in the
Recently, collectors have been scooping up Blenko designs from the company's middle years of production, the 1950s and 1960s.
Three outstanding designers were responsible for the entire design repertoire of that era--Winslow Anderson, Wayne Husted, and Joel Myers.
Over 675 color photographs of Blenko glass (courtesy of Blenko Visitors' Center Museum, the Huntington Museum of Art, and private collections), detailed captions, information about the designers, the

Hardcover
Number of Pages:
Shipping Weight: 2.8

ISBN-10: 0764311352
ISBN-13: 978-0764311352

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Blenko Glass: 1930-1953 by Eason Eige, Rich Wilson, Richard Blenko ISBN 0915410346Blenko Glass: 1930-1953
By Eason Eige, Rich Wilson, Richard Blenko

Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
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ISBN-10: 0915410346
ISBN-13: 978-0915410347

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Blenko: Cool 50s & 60s Glass (Revised 2nd Edition) by Leslie Pina ISBN 0764322508Blenko: Cool 50s & 60s Glass (Revised 2nd Edition)
By Leslie Pina

Named after its founder, Englishman William Blenko, Blenko Glass Company, Inc. began producing stained glass in America in the late nineteenth century.
It remains one of the few glass factories in the United States still making modern hand blown production glass.
Recently, collectors have been scooping up Blenko designs from the company's middle years of production, the 1950s and 1960s.
Three outstanding designers were responsible for the entire design repertoire of that era--Winslow Anderson, Wayne Husted, and Joel Myers. Over 675 color photographs of Blenko glass (courtesy of Blen

Hardcover
Number of Pages: 208
Shipping Weight: 3.0

ISBN-10: 0764322508
ISBN-13: 978-0764322501