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A Collector's Guide To Peasant Silver Buttons

Peasant silver buttons are the kind that are worn with traditional costume. This book is the first to identify and date all the main kinds in one compact volume. It illustrates in meticulous detail around 600 different peasant and souvenir buttons, from Europe, Asia and America. It shows the reader how to distinguish between old and modern buttons, with detailed pictures of backs and shanks as well as the different patterns and methods of construction. It also includes an invaluable list of the main silver marks found on peasant buttons, with line drawings and close-up photos. This book is primarily for button collectors, but will appeal to anyone interested in old silver jewellery.

Paperback: 188 pages

Publisher: Lulu Enterprises, UK Ltd (August 14, 2007)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 184799850X

ISBN-13: 978-1847998507

Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.4 x 11.7 inches

Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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This is a super book for the button collector who loves silver buttons or collects peasant silver. This is a top rate publication and a must have to help you identify what your button are. .

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