During the 1940s, the Anchor Hocking Glass Company, of Lancaster, Ohio, introduced a colorful kitchenware line known as Fire-King. This pocket-size guide offers a brief history, with over 200 full color photographs, updated market values, and index. Colorful examples of dinnerware, mugs, a myriad of mixing bowls from splash proof to Swedish Modern styles are featured along with a large selection of kitchenware and ovenware. Copper lustre, jade-ite, sapphire blue, and turquoise blue glasswares are all well represented.
Monica Lynn Clements, a teacher and writer, and her mother, Patricia, are both antiques dealers. They have published several other notable books for Schiffer publishing, including Cobalt Blue Glass, Sarah Coventry Jewelry, and Pocket Guide to Occupied Japan.