Buttons

By: Epstein, Diana (Author) / Safro, Millicent (Author) / Dine, Jim (Foreword By) / Wolfe, Tom (Preface By)

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


013928: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy has small prior owner's bookplate at top of front flyleaf; else would have classified it in Fine Condition, even unread. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "BUTTONS presents more than 1,000 examples of the fine art of buttonmaking from Europe, the Far East, and America. Included are buttons made of glass, porcelain, pearl, shell, horn, and plastic, as well as gold, silver, brass, and copper; carved from ivory, jade, wood, and mother-of-pearl; adorned with jewels and paste; framing tintypes, intarsia, stone or glass mosaics, painted with intricate scenes or simple motifs; and shaped and painted to resemble fruit, fish, and fowl.": Color Photographs: 9 x 10.25 in.: 176 pages

Title: Buttons

Author Name: Epstein, Diana (Author) / Safro, Millicent (Author) / Dine, Jim (Foreword By) / Wolfe, Tom (Preface By)

Illustrator: Illustrated by John Parnell

Categories: Sewing, General, General,

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1991

ISBN Number: 0810931133

ISBN Number 13: 9780810931138

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket

Store ID: 013928

Keywords: Sewing Collectibles