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Golden Age of English Glass

Golden Age of English Glass reflects artform’s history

Did you know that although ancient Romans made receptacles of glass in Britain and a few crude glass drinking vessels have survived from Saxon times, or roughly 927 A.D.? A new book, 'The Golden Age of English Glass,' shows how England's glass makers evolved over 700 years to become a dominant force in the...

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‘Haunted Objects’ explores tales of the unexplained

This is an exclusive excerpt from the new book ‘Haunted Objects, Stories of Ghosts on Your Shelf,’ by veteran ghost hunters Christopher Balzano and Tim Weisberg. (F+W Media, 2012). Each page of “Haunted Objects” reveals unsettling accounts of unexplained paranormal activity surrounding everyday items. From dolls to rings, these innocent looking items have disturbing...

‘Historic Houses’ packed with inspirational Christmas decor

  ‘Christmas at Historic Houses’ by Patricia Hart McMillan and Katharine Kaye McMillan, Hardcover, 224 pages. “Christmas at Historic Houses” is a lively celebration of classic architecture in full Christmas regalia. “Historic Houses” illustrates and shares brief histories and background information on dozens of noteworthy historical American houses, including magnificent estates like the Biltmore,...