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CECIL. MUNSEY. 1971. The Illustrated Guide to Collecting Bottles. USA: Hawthorn Books Inc. 0801539420 
Added by: Frank A (03 Feb 2013 01:02:42 UTC)   Last edited by: Frank A (03 Feb 2013 01:24:40 UTC)
Resource type: Book
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0801539420
BibTeX citation key: Munsey1971
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Categories: General
Keywords: Avon, Bar Bottles, Barber Bottles, Beer, Bitters, Candy Bottles, Case Bottles, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Decanters, Decolorizing, Drugstore Bottles, Figural Bottles, Fire Grenades, Fishing Floats, Flasks, Glassblowing, Ink Bottles, Insulators, Jim Beam, Luxardo Bottles, Medicine Bottles, Milk Bottles, Nursing Bottles, Poison, Sick Glass, Snuff, Snuff Jars, Sun-Colored Glass, Target Balls, Weathering, Whiskey Bottles, Wine Bottles, Witch balls
Creators: Munsey
Publisher: Hawthorn Books Inc. (USA)
Views: 14/529
Views index: 33%
Popularity index: 8.25%
Abstract     
An excellent book that I would recommend to anyone interested in the processes of glass blowing as it gives good and accurate information that is well illustrated.

Oh, it also shows an astonishing range of bottles including ceramic from Peru long before Europeans reached the Americas. I think the table of contents give a great insight!

Preface - Acknowledgments
Introduction by Charles B. Gardner

PART I   /   Hobby History

1     Bottle Collecting in the United States

PART II    /   The Oldest Bottles

2     Ancient Glass History
3     Ancient Glass Bottles
4     Ancient American Pottery Bottles
5     Early American Bottles

PART III    /   Glass Production

6     Glassblowing
7     Glass Colors
8     Molds and Mold and Tool Markings
9     "Whittle Marks"
10     Empontilling
11     Glass Bottle Decoration
12     Weathering and Sick Glass
13     Decolorizing and Sun-Colored Glass

PART IV   /   Old Bottles

14    Wine Bottles
15     Patent and Proprietary Medicine Bottles
16     Snuff and Snuff Jars
17     Chinese Snuff Bottles
18     Case Bottles
19     Historical and Pictorial Flasks
20     Figural Bottles
21     Mineral and Soda Water Bottles
22    Bitters Bottles
23     Beer Bottles
24     Ink Bottles
25     Whiskey Bottles
26     Pottery Bottles
27     Pottery Jugs
28     Fruit Jars
29     Food Bottles
30     Perfume, Scent, and Cologne Bottles
31     Poison Bottles
32     Decanters and Bar Bottles
33     Barber Bottles
34     Drugstore Bottles
35    Nursing Bottles
36     Candy Bottles
37     Milk Bottles

PART V   /   Unusual Bottles

38     Fire Grenade Bottles
39     Witch Balls
40     Target Bottles
41     Glass Floats

PART VI   /   New Bottles

42     Contemporary Bottles
43     Luxardo Bottles
44     Garnier Bottles
45     Avon Bottles
46     Jim Beam Bottles

PART VII    /   Collecting Bottles

47     How to Obtain Bottles
48     Cleaning Bottles
49     Restoring, Repairing, and Altering Bottles and Labels
50    Dating Bottles
51     Cataloguing a Bottle Collection
52    Displaying Bottles
53     Transporting Bottles
54     What Else to Do with Bottles
55     The Bottle Club

PART VIII    /   Collateral Articles

56     Advertisements and Advertising Items
57     Trade Cards
58     Private-Die Proprietary Revenue Stamps
59    Encased Postage Stamps
60     Co-related Items
61     Barbed Wire
62     Insulators

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