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Fire Into Ice: Adventures in Glass Making

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What could be more different than the icy arctic landscape and the hot blast of a glass furnace? James Houston, explorer, artist, and writer, draws the inspiring connection in this fascinating introduction to one of the world’s most ancient – and most beautiful – arts.

During the years that James Houston lived in the Arctic, he was above all impressed by the resourceful peo
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 12th 1998 by Tundra Books
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Peculiar and confusing book showing cast and blown glass sculptures by one person, plus his idiosyncratic musings on each piece. Doesn’t say much about process of glassblowing.
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James Archibald Houston was a Canadian artist, designer, children's author and film-maker who played an important role in the recognition of Inuit art and introduced printmaking to the Inuit.

[Note: because there are several authors named 'James Houston', these books have been listed using Houston's middle name].

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