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The Collector's Encyclopedia of Buttons

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The bible book of buttons is back in an updated and revised sixth edition. This is the best introduction to the world of buttons that has ever been written. Over 3,000 buttons, covering all periods, materials, and manufacturers, are pictured and identified, along with newly revised current market values for each button. Although comprehensive in scope, the book is never intimidating. Its encyclopedic format enables information to be quickly and easily found. Current market values make it the best guide to the ...
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Overview

The bible book of buttons is back in an updated and revised sixth edition. This is the best introduction to the world of buttons that has ever been written. Over 3,000 buttons, covering all periods, materials, and manufacturers, are pictured and identified, along with newly revised current market values for each button. Although comprehensive in scope, the book is never intimidating. Its encyclopedic format enables information to be quickly and easily found. Current market values make it the best guide to the market. This is the one book that experienced collectors have long considered indispensable, that new collectors must have.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764323294
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 242
  • Sales rank: 478,032
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 23, 2009

    Disappointed

    This book is set up like a dictionary, which is alphabetically. I did not like however that all of the pictures of the buttons are in black and white which makes it extremely hard to get a real idea of what the button actually looks like.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2008

    Have a Pretty or Unusual Button? Then, You Need This Book...

    Whether you just started dabbling around with pretty buttons, or have an established collection, the 'Collector's Encyclopedia of Buttons' is very descriptive and informative. Photos of buttons are constant throughout the book however, most photos are in black and white, which made it difficult for me to compare with the buttons in my collection. As a newby to button collecting, I found this book to be an informative read.

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    Posted November 11, 2009

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