2nd printing. 158pp, (5.25 x 8 inches), b&w photos, index. Ex-Library with pocket, labels and markings, in a library binding. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Little used, no bumps, tears or creases, no markings to text.
158 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, index, 8vo, yellow wraps. Good+, light cover soil, wear spine edges; contents very good. History of bottles showing their various styles, types and uses from ancient times to present.
Near Fine. 159 pages, quality trade paperback, includes a ton of pictures/illustrations, also includes an Index. The purpose of this book is to tell the history of bottles and bottle making, and to show the types and designs of bottles. NOT to show collector prices, which would just be annoying since they would be obsolete. Very nice copy: spine square/no creasing/tiny bump at back corner of head, covers have VERY minor creasing/one short/thin surface scratch on front (didn't get through the color). Otherwise the book is in excellent condition with NO markings throughout. NOT an ex-library, NOT a book club, NOT a remainder. Near Fine.
Good. No Dust Jackets. Orange paper cover quite worn with some tearing to the spine area and creases to edges. Some smudging to cover. Small penciled price inside. Pages intact and unmarked with some overall wear and aging. Some creases and bends to pages edges. Please see image if available. 158 pages.
Very Good. Trade paperback. Very minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Contents are clean and unworn.; 8-1/4" Tall, 158pp. Covers are a little lighter than construction paper. ANTIQUES. "Do you want to collect, sell, or trade bottles intelligently? If so, then this is a most important basic text to start you out right. Here is more pertinent information about all types of bottles, bottle glass-making and history in one book than ever before published. This is an authoritative introduction to background information on bottles and allied glass containers, beginning with the first facts about glass and leading into modern times, collectable and still available. This handbook is meant as a primer to help put some order into the story world about bottles. It is meant to be a practical guide to collecting rather than an all-inclusive encyclopedia. " Index. Hundreds of b/w illustrations, mostly photos.
Bottle and glass handbook; a history of bottles showing their various styles, types and uses from ancient times to the present.
by Don Maust
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