Over 2000 thimbles illustrated in full color, with a detailed their history. Seen in the context of the lives of the women who used them, thimbles offer a glimpse into the private, domestic world that history books often overlook. A value guide plus helpful, practical tips on cataloging, maintenance, and display, and a list of thimble collectors' organizations throughout the world make this a wonderful collector's guide.

The Story of the Thimble 1997, Schiffer Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780764303111