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Warman's Bottles Field Guide: Values and Identification
Michael Polak
0873499697
February 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Packed with detailed listings and full-color photos of the most collectible old (pre-1900) and new (post-1900) barber bottles, beer bottles, bitters, medicine bottles, milk bottles, whiskey bottles, soda bottles and more, this book is a must-have. The affordable price and portable size make it ideal for collectors on the go. 1,000 detailed listings and more than 300 detailed full-color photos of the most collectible bottles on the market, all with current pricing, provide collectors with all the information they need for secure buying and selling. A section on the history and origin of glass bottles, as well as basic bottle facts and tips on how to start collecting, are also included. -1,000 listings with prices for well over 100 years of collectible bottles -300 brilliant color photos -Convenient portable size ...


Antique Trader Bottles Identification and Price Guide
Michael Polak
0873493710
Jan 2003
Paperback
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Perfume, Cologne and Scent Bottles
Jacquelyne North, Duane A. Young (Photographer)
0764307142
April 1999
Hardcover
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Book Description
Through 1028 breath-taking color photographs and extensive research, Jacquelyne North has captured the enchantment of perfume bottles throughout the ages in a newly revised edition reflecting today's market. Beginning with the earliest available information (6th century B.C.) through our most contemporary designs, this book offers the reader heretofore unattainable information and an exquisite collection of illustrations. Many of the bottles pictured are currently available to collectors. These wonderful photographs are further enhanced by a concise history covering perfume, cologne, scent, atomizer and fan-stopper bottles from Northern Europe, American, Bohemia and Japan. Over 270 patent illustrations are presented as part of a comprehensive chapter on commercial bottles. In addition a directory of perfume makers and...


Kovels' Bottles Price List 12th Edition
Terry Kovel
0609806238
May 2002
Paperback
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Review
“The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and collectibles in this country.” —Los Angeles Times

“Probably the single best book to have—a real standard for antique bottle collectors.”—Antiquebottles.com

“As millions already know, any book carrying the Kovel byline will be as reliable, informative, and fact-filled as any collector could wish.”—American Country Collectibles

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?The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and collectibles in this country.? ?Los Angeles Times

?Probably the single best book to have?a real standard for antique bottle collectors.??Antiquebottles.com

?As millions already know, any book carrying the Kovel byline will be as reliable,...


Bud Hastins Avon Collectors' Encyclopedia: The Official Guide for Avon Bottle & Cpc Collectors (Bud Hastin's Avon and Collector's Encyclopedia)
Bud Hastin
157432344X


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Kovels' Bottles Price List
Ralph Kovel
1400047307
April 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
From Kovelsthe most trusted name in antiques and collectibles:

THE INDISPENSABLE BOTTLES PRICE GUIDE

Kovels’ Bottles Price List, 13th edition, is a newly revised edition of the most reliable guide available for anyone who buys, sells, or collects bottles. Written by Ralph and Terry Kovel, America’s foremost authorities on antiques and collectibles, this indispensable, best-selling handbook includes the most accurate current prices and histories of more than 90 categories from the 1700s to the 2000s, from flasks and fruit jars to miniature pottery bottles, and from medicine and perfume bottles to Avon, Coca-Cola, and Jim Beam and Ezra Brooks.


Special features include:
• A sixteen-page color insert of distinctive bottles carefully...


The Milk Glass Book (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
Frank Chiarenza, James Alexander Slater
0764306618
October 1998
Hardcover
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Book Description
"Milk glass" today is considered neither white nor entirely opaque, as illustrated by more than 450 photos in this book. Drawn from the extensive collections of members of the National Milk Glass Collectors Society, most pieces pictured here have not appeared in any previous book. Even long-time collectors will be surprised to see items they have never encountered. American, English, French and other foreign manufacturers are represented. Some pieces are shown here in extremely rare colors. A special section shows items that have puzzled collectors or whose distinctive qualities merit special attention. Twenty-four pages from early catalogs of the French glasshouses Vallerysthal and Portieux are reprinted in color illustrating exquisite pieces. A checklist of major manufacturers, selected readings, index, and value...


Bottles: Identification and Price Guide
Michael Polak
038072815X
September 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
Do you need help in finding that elusive and rare antique bottle? How about some clues on where to locate the best digging spots? Do you wonder how old your bottle really is?The "Bottle Bible", a comprehensive reference for all collectors from bottle-collecting enthusiast Michael Polak, is now newly revised for the third edition.  Bottle collecting continues to grow as an incredibly popular hobby, with more and more people digging through old dumps, foraging through old ghost towns, digging out old outhouses, exploring mine shafts, and searching at swap meets, flea markets, and garage sales for the treasured bottle.

About the Author
Michael Polak, an avid bottle collector since 1976, has amassed a collection of nearly 3,000 bottles, and has written for a variety of...


Antique Trader Bottles Price Guide
Michael Polak
0896892433
January 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
The "bottle bible" is back with FULL color photos and new categories to give collectors the most up-to-date and comprehensive data on collectible bottles! This impressive 5th edition of the Antique Trader Bottles Identification & Price Guide features two new categories -- perfume bottles and political/patriotic bottles. Thousands of detailed listings for old (pre-1900) and new (post-1900) bottles, current pricing, and 500-plus spectacular color photos combine for an unparalleled collectibles resource. From collectors and dealers to anyone with a fond memory of bottles for everything from soda pop to ink will find this easy-to-follow resource essential to building a stellar collection. -500+ stunning color photos for quick reference -Thousands of listings provide valuable identifying details -Current pricing to...


Clevelands Bottle Pricing Guide
Hugh Cleveland
0891451374
July 1980
(Paperback) - Revised Ed.
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Book Description
This revised edition of Cleveland's popular bottle guide features over 4,000 bottles listed alphabetically including Avon, medicine bottles, Jim Beam, bitters, and many more. Black and white photos. 2004 values. AUTHORBIO: Hugh Cleveland was a passionate collector of bottles, and made it his lifelong hobby. His Bottle Pricing Guide has become a standard in the field. Though now deceased, Cleveland's years of collecting and research continue to aid collectors in their searches. REVIEW: This book continues to be the standard reference among bottle collectors, complete with over 4,000 listings and hundreds of black and white photographs. Besides the detailed information provided in each listing, there are also tips on identifying and buying and selling bottles.


The Handbook of Chinese Snuff Bottles
Trevor W. Cornforth, Nathan Cheung
0764315900
February 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
This eye-popping book clearly and visually explores the history, types, and value ranges of Chinese snuff bottles from the 17th century to the present as no other book has. It concentrates mostly on affordable examples and explains how these can be just as important as their more expensive cousins. These small pretty objects are a reflection of the popularity of snuffing tobacco, particularly in the 17th and 18th centuries. Today, the bottles are avidly collected for their beauty, variety, and high level of craftsmanship. Here, 340 diverse bottles of stone, glass, enamels, porcelain, and other materials are shown in beautiful color photographs. Once you have read the book, you'll want to touch the bottles; and once you've touched them, you'll want to own some. The problem then will be when to stop, if ever.


Miniature Perfume Bottles: Minis, Mates, and More
Jeri Lyn Ringblum
0764300385
July 1996
Paperback
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Book Description
This handbook provides hundreds of clear color photographs and fascinating stories which reveal volumes about each fragrance, far beyond the size of the bottles. These miniature bottles are popular collectibles today and this useful book contains information to satisfy the most discriminating taste. Fragrance names, their creators, launch dates, bottle and package designs and dimensions are all here, as well as a price guide in the captions to reflect today's fragrance market.

About the Author
Jeri Lyn Ringblum is an avid collector of mini bottles in Missouri.


The Decanter
Andy McConnell
1851494286
Mar 2004
Hardcover
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American Bottles and Flasks and Their Ancestry
Helen McKearin
051753147X


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The Wonderful World of Collecting Perfume Bottles: Identification and Value Guide
Jane Flanagan
1574325027
April 2006
Hardcover
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The Wonder Of Perfume
Randall B. Monsen
1928655041
Apr 2004
Hardcover
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Perfume Bottles
Judith Miller
075661922X
April 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
The perfect pocket guide to buying, valuing, and collecting, this new series by international antiques expert Judith Miller launches with Handbags, Metal Toys, Perfume Bottles, and Sixties Style. Each volume includes over 450 items, beautifully photographed-both iconic and novelty items.

About the Author
Judith Miller began collecting antiques in the 1960s and has written more than 90 books on antiques and interiors, which are held in high regard by collectors and dealers alike.


Collectible Miniature Perfume Bottles
Anne Breton
2080106325
November 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Famous perfumers, fashion designer film stars, and celebrities have all introduced perfumes presented in exquisite packaging designed to enchant and seduce the public. The miniature perfume bottle began as a purely commercial offshoot, but soon became a popular collector's item as an immensely covetable object in its own right.

Featuring over five hundred color photographs, Collectible Miniature Perfume Bottles is a treasure trove of beautiful flacons dating from the nineteenth century to the present day, presented in thematic chapters covering classic, designer, popular, trademark and celebrity perfume bottles. Whether you are a long-term perfume bottle collector or novice, this book is sure to delight. But newcomers, be warned: once you start collecting, you won't be able to stop. . .


Sweetmeat and Jelly Glasses P
Therle Hughes
0718825381
Apr 1997
Paperback
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Antique Glass Bottles : Their History and Evolution (1500-1850) - A Comprehensive Illustrated Guide With a Worldwide Bibliography of Glass Bottles
Willy Van den Bossche
1851493379
June 2001
Hardcover
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David Westcott Publications, Australia, May 3, 2001
Photographs superb,text well written,easy to understand.Book well bound.Attractive dust jacket,paper used inside of high quality,printing is excellent.

Australian Bottle & Collectables Review, Jan.-March 2001.
"Laid out in a phantastic manner. This is a book that needs to be required".

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Anchor Hocking Commemorative Bottles and Other Collectibles
Philip Hopper
0764310011
January 1999
Hardcover
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Book Description
Here is an exciting new field of collecting! Anchor Hocking produced many unique glass bottles over the years to commemorate retirements, high school graduations, historical events, centennials, plant expansions, performance awards, and conventions. Over 150 beautiful color photos display unique examples of commemorative bottles made by Anchor Hocking between 1905 and 1982. Various styles and shapes, perfect and imperfect, are presented along with historical accounts of their production. Enjoy this fascinating piece of glass history and discover the beauty of these collectible items.

About the Author
Philip L. Hopper, lives in Oklahoma, where he is a Lieutenant Colonel. He has been a "collector" since early childhood. This passion has grown and expanded through the years....


Toby & Character Jugs
Graham McLaren
0747804486
Aug 2000
Paperback
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