The 2015 Field Guide to Carnival Glass has an identification guide that sets this book apart from other Carnival Glass reference books. It is truly a guide to the identification and knowledge of more than 2000 different carnival glass patterns. It shows a photograph of the piece, gives you the name and maker of the pattern, the known shapes (bowls, compotes, plates, rosebowls, sauces, etc.) and the various sizes, in many cases identifies the back pattern, gives the known colors for the various shapes, information about any unusual shapes and/or any whimseys made from this pattern. It is the most comprehensive information about carnival glass that has ever been put together within a single publication.
Designed to be handy to use, the Field Guide is 6 x 9 inches. Within its 200 pages are listings for Carnival Glass patterns along with a photo of each pattern, a brief description, shapes found in each pattern, and prices for each shape in the colors available. Price reports are based on auction sales from the past 15 years with emphasis on the most recent years, up to and including some of 2015. This edition has 29,000 individual prices and 1,200 photographs.
Table of Contents
Classic patterns, A-Z
Novelties and miniatures
Lamps and shades
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