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  1. Blenko: Cool '50s & '60s Glass (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
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  2. Blenko: Cool '50s & '60s Glass (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

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Blenko Glass Company, Inc. remains one of the few glass factories in the United States still making modern hand blown production glass. Over 675 color photographs of Blenko glass (courtesy of Blenko Visitors' Center Museum, the Huntington Museum of Art, and private collections), detailed captions, information on the designers, the 1960 catalog (not previously published), bibliography, and index make this book a valuable reference.

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When I was a kid, my family moved to West Virginia for a year. I remember many days spent in the station wagon, as my parents traveled the countryside, visiting the numerous nearby glass factories, collecting glass objects in what was to me, a mesmerizing array of shapes and colors. The rest of my childhood was spent with these beautiful glass pieces in every room of the house.

Blenko is one of the names that is very familiar to me from my childhood. So, as a collector of vintage objects myself, and as someone is still fascinated by glass, I was interested in this book, which I bought a number of years ago. Although I lived in West Virginia in the early 1970s, and the topic of this 1950s-60s glass, it held plenty of information about the company -- and some of the forms in the book were still manufactured in the 1970s, too.

The book is logically organized, and chock full of colorful photographs.

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