The big book of vaseline glass / Barrie W. Skelcher.

Title: 
The big book of vaseline glass / Barrie W. Skelcher.
Author/Artist: 
Skelcher, Barrie W.
Publisher: 
Atglen, PA : Schiffer Pub., c2002.
Description: 
208 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Microform
Bib ID: 
71159
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Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5143.S62
Location: 
Microforms
Call Number: 
F-18556
Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5143.S62
Notes: 
"With price guide"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-206) and index.
Contents: 
History of uranium in glass --
A brief note about the nature of radioactivity --
A health hazard from radioactivity in glass? --
Measuring radioactivity and estimating uranium concentrations --
Fluorescence --
Density of glass --
Making attributions --
When was it made? --
A brief outline of English glasshouses during the uranium period --
Glass from the north east of England --
Bagley & Co., Yorkshire --
Davidson's of Gateshead --
Edward Moore & Co. --
Greener and Jobling --
Sowerby of Gateshead --
The Lancashire glasshouses --
Burtles, Tate & Co., Manchester --
James Derbyshire & Sons --
Molineux, Webb & Co. --
Percival, Vickers & Co. --
London and the surrounding area --
Nazing Glass Works --
James Powell, Whitefriars --
The English Midlands --
Richardsons of Wordsley --
Stuart Crystal --
Stevens & Williams-Royal Brierley --
John Walsh Walsh --
Thomas Webb & Sons --
The English Midlands, the remaining items --
American & continental glass --
Pieces with marks or inscriptions --
Radioactive animals --
Curiosities --
Coralene decoration --
Drinking glasses --
Sweet dishes --
Jugs --
Vases, jardinières, & other devices that hold flowers --
Oil lamps --
Candlesticks --
Lampshades --
Plates, dishes, compotes, and tazzas --
Scent and toilet water bottles --
A miscellany of items --
Jewelry --
Pottery.
ISBN: 
0764314742
Series: 
A Schiffer book for collectors