Saturday, March 13, 2010

The Wonderful World of Collecting Perfume Bottles Second Edition Kitschy Collector Book Review

The Wonderful World of Collecting Perfume Bottles Second Edition by Jane Flanagan

What can I say...there are reference books and price guides about Perfume bottles and then there are other books that the reader exclaims are simply joyful experience which you don't want to end ... The Wonderful World of Collecting Perfume Bottles is one of those delightful experiences or gifts in life that you remember.

Easy To Follow Reference Book

The Wonderful World of Collecting Perfume Bottles is an easy to follow guide of how the look of perfume bottles and advertising changed over time. Lisa Henderson , designer at Collector Books and author Jane Flanagan have developed an exquisite book. This book goes far beyond an exciting collection of perfumes..... it includes vivid well photographed images of Perfume Scent Cards, Perfume ephemera, vanity collectibles, original perfume advertisements and a lot more. Be prepared to read this book over time...I'm telling you there is so much to see and appreciate. This book has much to offer in several collecting areas (perfumes, ephemera, vanity etc.) .


The Wonderful World of Collecting Perfume Bottles, Second Edition, presents many surprises. In addition to updating important articles that were shown in the author's first volume, information about the W. & H. Walker Company has been added. The Bacorn bottles are shown again, with recent findings. 'The Ladies and Gentlemen of the Club' features nine wonderful articles from three prominent International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) members. The mystery of identifying the IRice bottles is explained. Russian bottles, never before shown in books, are also presented. Many of them are still easily found, but not easily identified. 'Hooray for Hollywood!' shows many magnificent Czechoslovakian bottles and tells of the influence perfume bottles had on Hollywood. 'Vintage Vanity Vignettes' gives decorating tips and showcases the up-and-coming popular collectible, the perfume scent card. This new volume presents approximately 100 new bottles from the author and over 200 bottles from IPBA members' articles.

Book Details:

10-digit ISBN #: 1-57432-612-0
13-digit ISBN #: 978-1-57432-612-3
Number of Pages: 288
Number of Illustrations: 763
Binding: Hardback
Dimensions: 11.00" x 8.50" x 1.00"
Weight: 2.60lbs
Published: November 04, 2008

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.

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