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The Art of The Paperweight by Lawrence H. Selman

© 1988 by Paperweight Press. Santa Cruz, California. All rights reserved.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Selman, Lawrence, 1938—
1. Paperweights. I. Title.
NK5440.P3S43 1988 748.84
ISBN 0-933756-15-1
88-23186

Dedicated to and especially to my sons, Matthew and Noah

Foreword ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii

Chapter One: Beginnings 3
Chapter Two: Varieties and Methods 11
Chapter Three: Classic Period 37
French Factories
English Factories
American Factories
Chapter Four: Identification 59
General Characteristics
Millefiori
Special Types of Paperweights
Lampwork
Miscellaneous Types
Sulphides
Paperweight-related Objects
Chapter Five: Contemporary Makers 121
Furnace Work
Lampwork
Cold Work
Chapter Six: Collecting 187
About The Author
Appendices 202
Glossary 212
Bibliography 218
Index 220

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  1. I met Larry Selman in the 1970s at a paperweight exhibition in uptown New York City. I have the 1983 hard copy edition of the Art of the Paperweight, the 1981, 1983, and 1986 Collectors’ Paperweight Price Guide and Catalogue, and the 1992 All About Paperweights. I also purchased a few paper weights many years ago. Best wishes to Larry and the Company, particularly in these challenging times. Be safe and healthy. Jim Waters

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