Sunday, June 6, 2010

SNEAK PREVIEW: Hot Kitchen And Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond SECOND EDITION

SNEAK PREVIEW: Hot Kitchen And Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond SECOND EDITION

My ever popular book in its new expanded edition is coming out this summer 2010. (in ONE MONTH) But you can order it now at or or your favorite bookstore.

Here is what is NEW in my book Hot Kitchen and Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond Second edition: You will find everything you love about kitchen collectibles and MORE. Twenty five plus contributors also added many new images to my personal huge collection.

There is a brand new chapter on American Dinnerware (Pottery Guild, Universal, Harker etc.) with all new images.

A fabulous NEW amazing chapter on toy kitchen collectibles. You have never seen a collection like this before.

And then there is a brand new section on chef themed collectibles. This is so much fun.

Housewares my new pages on kitchen decals.
Loving all the new photos of vintage housewares and collectibles.

And now 60's and 70s kitchen collectibles have been added.

Product Description

Buckle your seatbelt, hold on tight, kitschy kitchen collector C. Dianne Zweig, editor of continues the informative and nostalgic journey back to the colorful eras of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s in this revised second edition. Hot Kitchen and Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s, and Beyond is a favorite among collectors. Board the retro express, back to a time when homemaking and home décor was the key to keeping you and your family in stylish comfort. Readers who enjoyed going up and down the dime-store aisles or cherished their catalogs from Montgomery Ward or Sears will have just as much fun once again. This charming and well-researched 304 page resource book will capture your attention with over 500 full-color images of your favorite kitchen and home collectibles including kitchenware and pottery; everyday textiles; laundry, sewing, washday products, and accessories; bath and beauty essentials; vintage recipe and appliance booklets; magazines, advertising, and prints; as well as nursery and baby notions and décor.

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 café.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.comVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Authors Guild, Inc.


  1. Dianne,
    OMG!!! This turned out wonderful! I am going to preorder one of these! This is great, I love how this looks! The greens and oranges are so unique!

  2. Sounds completely full of wonderful!!