The alchemy of glass : counterfeit, imitation, and transmutation in ancient glassmaking / Marco Beretta.

Title: 
The alchemy of glass : counterfeit, imitation, and transmutation in ancient glassmaking / Marco Beretta.
Author/Artist: 
Beretta, Marco.
Publisher: 
Sagamore Beach, MA : Science History Publications/USA, 2009.
Description: 
xvii, 198 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
112527
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Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
TP850.B49
Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
TP850.B49
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-191) and index.
Contents: 
Artificial and natural glass in Mesopotamia and Egypt --
The Greek philosophers : between crystal and glass --
A technical revolution : the introduction and cultural impact of glassblowing --
Glass and alchemy --
From Byzantine glass to early modern alchemy.
ISBN: 
9780881353501 (alk. paper)
0881353507 (alk. paper)