Toikka's Glass Birds Hardcover Book

$125.00 USD
SKU: BK-toikkabook

✔ Signed: Yes, Marg Cousens
✔ Limited Edition: Yes, Limited to 500 Copies
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Description

Created by a group of dedicated collectors all over the world and streamlined by editor Marg Cousens, "Toikka's Glass Birds" is the most comprehensive book ever written about designer Oiva Toikka's famed creations. Oiva Toikka's imaginative glass birds have been delighting people around the globe for over 50 years, and this book truly honors the late designer's impactful career. Made by collectors for collectors, this book is a limited-edition item (X/500) and signed by author Marg Cousens (see secondary image).

The first 230 pages present a catalogue of 650+ different Toikka glass birds and eggs with color images and descriptions, taking you on a journey through time beginning in the 1970s to present day. This also includes special birds and eggs produced for SCOPE in Japan. 

To follow, certain bird groups are presented together in 80 specialty pages of informational reading about their conception. The book nears its end with an educational chapter about signatures, labels and stickers, followed by a section of photographs of personal collections shared by contributors around the world. 

Pages: 400 (all in color)
ISBN: 978-I-77835-365-9
Language: English and Finnish
Printed by Premedia, Helsinki
Limited-edition, numbered, signed

Product Details
  • Measurements: 8-1/2" L x 1-1/2" W x 10-1/2" H (22 x 4 x 27 cm)
  • Signed: Yes, Marg Cousens
  • Year Introduced: 2024
  • Limited Edition: Yes, Limited to 500 Copies
  • Numbered: Yes, X/500
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About Oiva Toikka

Oiva Toikka (1931-2019) is one of the most well-known personalities of Finnish glass. Toikka’s projects offered a departure from the clean-lined designs Finland is known for. The creations from Toikka’s imagination have been brought to life by the master glassblowers at iittala for over 50 years. Toikka’s glass bird collection is his most familiar work and his limitless creativity has delivered hundreds of colorful, mouth-blown collectibles to the world. GlassBirds.com offers the largest collection of Toikka glass birds in the US.


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Elizabeth F.

Beautiful photographs and comprehensive review of birds!
Nice companion and coffee table book to go with the birds!

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Sylvia A.

A beautiful book!