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JOHN BURTON. 1967. Glass: Hand-Blown, Sculptured, Colored - Philosophy & Method. USA: Chilton Book Co. 0517135175 
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Resource type: Book
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0517135175
BibTeX citation key: Burton1967
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Categories: Glassmakers (USA), UNCHECKED IMPORTS
Keywords: Barovier, Glassmaking, Goblet, Kosta, Lampwork, Orrefors, Practical, Sculpture, Stourbridge, Technique
Creators: Burton
Publisher: Chilton Book Co. (USA)
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The focus is on methods of producing glass, some art glass is shown. John Burton, is world renowned for unique and revolutionary work with glass. He gives us his philosophy of life and his method of working. Foreword by Aileen O. Webb, Introduction by Paul N. Perrot. 273 pages 288 b/w 14 colour. Editions/printings: Bonanza 1967, Pitman UK 1969,
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Index (pgs. 270-272).  46 photos are from the collection of Corning Museum (USA) while 11 are from the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.  More important for being less available are photos of the factories and production of Orrefors (Sweden) 8, Kosta (Sweden) 4, Stourbridge (England) 3, Barovier (Italy) 4, Museo Nazionali de Capodimonte (Italy) 3, and Gordiola (Mallorca) 1.  The remaining 300 b&w line drawings and photographs are of John Burton at work and his resulting pieces of glass, -- not seen elsewhere.  Besides art sculpture, the goblet form is given considerable attention.
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