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HAL9OOO · 2015-11-30 · Original thread
This is a great book on this subject : http://www.amazon.com/A-History-World-6-Glasses/dp/080271552...

It's a pretty fun read, I recommend it.

TezzellEnt · 2013-07-17 · Original thread
And without the referral link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002STNBRK

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