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Book Description

Folio, 33.5cm, 8ff. printed on versos only. Original printed card covers (vertical central crease from folding; two small tears at foot of upper cover; sign of sticker removal to upper cover), black cloth strengthened spine, title text with rule frame. The Sowerbys Ellison glass works was founded in 1760 and by 1882 when this catalogue was one of the largest glass manufacturers in Europe, employing 1000 people. The firm continued producing fine quality glassware until the second world war, after which fortunes declined and the business was sold in 1957. This catalogue details some 160 lines of glassware with line-drawn illustrations of Sowerbys vases, spills & baskets in Flint, Opal, Turquoise, Malachite, Patent Queens Ware & Blanc de Lait glasses. [Ref: 1415]
Author Pattern Book of Fancy Goods Manufactured in Glass by Sowerbys Ellison Glass Works, Limited, Gateshead on Tyne, England.
Date 1882.
Publisher Newcastle: B.Robinson & co.,

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