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    Murano Glass: A History of Glass (I Piccoli Di Arsenale) (Paperback) By (author) Gianfranco Toso

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    Description'Murano: A History of Glass' discusses the origins of glass production, describing methods used by the Egyptians and the Romans. The earliest evidence of glass-making in Murano dates from the 7th to 8th century AD and this beautifully illustrated book traces the fascinating history of the manufacture of Murano glass, through both prosperity and decline, until the present day, expressing hopes for the future.


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    Title
    Murano Glass
    Subtitle
    A History of Glass
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gianfranco Toso
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 103 mm
    Height: 157 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 199 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788877432155
    ISBN 10: 8877432152
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DST
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: HBT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25810
    BIC subject category V2: WFS
    B&T General Subject: 120
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Libri: I-AO
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    Abridged Dewey: 700
    DC22: 748.2
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ANT018000
    DEA Department: _V
    LC subject heading:
    Alice classification: 730
    Soggetto CCE V2: WCN
    Alice subject headings:
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NK5152.M85 T67 2000
    DC21: 748.294531
    Thema V1.0: WFS, NHT
    Illustrations note
    111 Colour, 2 B&W
    Publisher
    Arsenale
    Imprint name
    Arsenale
    Publication date
    01 December 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Venice
    Table of contents
    Glass from its origins; developments in the lagoon area; consolidation of the Murano glass industry; the 16th century - the golden age; stasis; decline; rebirth and the present.