American Glass Practice, by Harry Bastow was originally published by The Glassworker magazine in Pittsburgh, PA in 1920. The publisher described it as "A practical book devoted to actual glass factory conditions, with problems discussed in a manner that will be readily understood by the layman."
The book includes:
The material will be of general interest to students of glass history, and useful to both studio glass workers and to those concerned about the remediation of former glass factory sites. This "21st Century Edition" has been completely reset from scanned text in order to adapt it to a larger page format and for electronic storage and circulation. It is posted as a 570K.PDF file which contains 58 pages. The .PDF file was made with a file transform program working from a Word file, and there are some relatively minor discrepancies in formatting. View the book