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VAN DEN BOSSCHE, Willy; Antique Glass Bottles, Their History and Evolution (1500-1850) - SUPPLEMENT (2002-2022) Antwerp, Private edition -, 2022.. Hardcover, Dusjacket, 116 carefull selected mainly Continental bottles and jars depicted on 154 colour plates with thorough description, printed on 123 pages, Weight 850 gram. Text In English with an introduction in three languages, Dutch, French & German . SUPPLEMENT (2002-2022) The 2001 publication of the international reference work Antique Glass Bottles - Their History and Evolution (1500-1850) fills a major knowledge gap in the history and evolution of utility bottles and jars throughout Continental Europe. In honour of the 20th anniversary of this publication, the work has been enlarged with a separate Supplement (2002-2022) of 116 carefully selected, mainly Continental bottles and jars depicted on 154 colour plates with thorough description printed on 123 pages This Supplement (2002-2022) has been written for antique dealers, archaeologists, auctioneers, bottle-makers, collectors, historians, institutions, libraries, museums, pharmacists, researchers, wine and beer lovers, writers, and all others curious about the art of collecting antiques. Willy Van den Bossche was born in Belgium in 1943 where he graduated in industrial engineering, specialising in glass technology. He started his career as a plant engineer for the Belgian bottle-making industry. Subsequently he was chief patent examiner in the field of glass technology at the European Patent Office (EPO) for more than 32 years. In 2020 he was awarded with the Hall of Fame Award by the American "Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors?. His outstanding and significant contributions to the bottle collecting hobby are considered at have made a lasting and enduring impact upon the history of glass at the national or international level. Willy is a member of the Glass Committee of the International Committee of Museums (ICOM/Glass) and several other international associations dealing with the history of glass. EUR 49.80 Verder winkelen In winkelwagen

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