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Collectible Miniature Perfume Bottles (Collectibles)

Famous perfumers, fashion designer film stars, and celebrities have all introduced perfumes presented in exquisite packaging designed to enchant and seduce the public. The miniature perfume bottle began as a purely commercial offshoot, but soon became a popular collector's item as an immensely covetable object in its own right.Featuring over five hundred color photographs, Collectible Miniature Perfume Bottles is a treasure trove of beautiful flacons dating from the nineteenth century to the present day, presented in thematic chapters covering classic, designer, popular, trademark and celebrity perfume bottles. Whether you are a long-term perfume bottle collector or novice, this book is sure to delight. But newcomers, be warned: once you start collecting, you won't be able to stop. . .

Series: Collectibles

Paperback: 384 pages

Publisher: Flammarion (November 10, 2001)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 2080106325

ISBN-13: 978-2080106322

Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.1 x 5.6 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #1,337,576 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #57 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles > Bottles #36598 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies

Although this is a cute little book with nice pictures, it is lacking in content. Too much history and not enough pictures of what is available today. It did not include any monetary values, not enough pictures of miniatures from the past 25 years, not very interesting ...actually it was nice to look at once, but otherwise a waste of money. I have about 40 of these little bottles and only about 8 were pictured in the book. Pay a little more and get a true reference book.

I like this book because I collect miniature perfume bottles and needed a reference guide to help me identify what I have. It has lots of pictures and descriptive words to describe the bottles, their origins. Worth it.

This book was disappointing because it has an inadequate range and many famous perfumes are absent. It is frustating to read because the names of the perfumes are hidden in the text, not even in bold type and you have to hunt for them. No information about who designed the bottles in most cases.

Good reference for a narrow market.

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