Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Heinz G. Pfaender
    Pages 1-15
  3. Heinz G. Pfaender
    Pages 16-34
  4. Heinz G. Pfaender
    Pages 35-50
  5. Heinz G. Pfaender
    Pages 51-83
  6. Heinz G. Pfaender
    Pages 84-120
  7. Heinz G. Pfaender
    Pages 121-189
  8. Heinz G. Pfaender
    Pages 194-195
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 196-207

About this book


Accessible and generously illustrated in full colour, this reference spans the history of glass, the raw materials and the manufacturing process, as well as its many products. Informative and compact, this convenient guide is appropriate for anyone interested in glass. Revised throughout for this new edition.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Heinz G. Pfaender
    • 1
  1. 1.The Fachhochschule DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-4230-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-0517-0
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