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The Complete Button Book

by Albert, Lillian Smith abd Kathryn Kent. foreword by Carl W. Drepperd

Condition: Very good

New York, NY: Doubleday, 1949. First edition. Hardcover in slipcase. Very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners to boards. SIGNED by both authors on flyleaf. Very worn but intact slipcase with label very clear on top side. 409 p. w/ many b&w illus, appendix. An excellent reference on all kinds of buttons, from the very old to the mid 20th c.

  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17377
  • Title: The Complete Button Book
  • Author: Albert, Lillian Smith abd Kathryn Kent. foreword by Carl W. Drepperd
  • Format/binding: Hardcover in slipcase
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1949
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiques & Crafts;


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