Fostoria glass always attracts avid collectors of fine glassware and this fanciful collection of scarce, unique, and whimsy Fostoria items is one glass lovers will want to peruse at length. This amazing display is artfully presented in more than 800 color portraits. The variety was chosen for its unique style and contribution to the heritage of genuine handmade Fostoria. Decorative tableware, elusive fruits, figurines, giftware, limited edition items, sample colors, sample etchings, and special order items are infrequently found and are sought by collectors. Also included are Whimsies, fanciful one-of-a-kind art objects made during the factory's off-hours.The text includes a well-researched history of the Fostoria factory and provides a glimpse of their glass designers and factory workers whose contributions have made Fostoria the tableware of choice for nearly one hundred years. This beautiful book will be referred to over and over again. Captions include current market values.