C &B Weiser
Books for the Discriminating
Button Collector



The Collector's Encyclopedia of Buttons

By
Sally C. Lucsomb

$ 28.00 *
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Revised 6th Edition with Price Guide

Over 3000 Buttons

7 1/4 x 10 1/4, 242 Pages



Clear and Colored Glass Buttons

By
Jean Longo

$8.00*
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Item # BOK00011

A complete classification

Third Revised Edition 2002 By Jean Longo 6 x 9 Spiral Bound, Soft Cover



Bridal Rosettes Two Centuries of Equine Adornment

By
Helene Sage

$ 70.00 *
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Item # BOK00010

Hardback 8-3/4 x 11-1/4 colored pics 256 pages





Guidelines For Collecting China Buttons

$ 50.00 *
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Item # BOK00014

Blue cover hardback out of print in hardback 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 151 pages

All black and white images better than paperback hard to find.

We try to keep one in stock all of the time.

OUT OF PRINT used



The Book of Buttons A Practical and Creative Guide

By
Joyne Whittemore


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Item # BOK00015

8-3/4 x 11-1/4 all color hardback 73 pages





Buttons The Collector's Guide to Selecting, Restoring, and Enjoying New and Vintage Buttons

By
Nancy Fink`and`Maryalice Ditzler

4 30.00 *
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Item # BOK00016

9-1/4 x 12-1/4 80 pages gently used`





All Because of a Button, Folklore, Fact and Fiction

By
Ellaraine Lockle

$ 24.50 *

Item # BOK00025

With forward by Millicent Safro

Hardback 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 black and white 203 pages

New not used



The Colorful World of Buttons

By
Viviane Beck Ertell

$ 50.00 *
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Item # BOK00031

Hard cover with spiral bound 43 pages all colored photos

9 x 11-3/8 with paper dust cover



The Button Sampler

By
Lillian Smith Albert and Jane Ford Adams

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Item # BOK00033

Hardback with paper dust cover a Collecotor's Library

5-3/4 x 8-1/4 143 pages

Black and white images gently used

We try to always keep a copy in our inventory



BUTTONS A Collector's Guide

By
Victor Houart

$34.00*
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Item # BOK00034

Out of print used not new

Hard back 6-7/8 x 8-5/8 black and white photos

We try to always keep a copy in our inventory



A Collectors Guide to BUTTONS

By
Diana Epstein

$20.00*
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Item # BOK00038

Copyright 1960

Paperback black and white photos

6 x 8-1/4 84 pages gently

Out of print





Button Hand Books Supplement III

By
Florence Zacharie Ellis Nicholls

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Item # BOK00039

Autographed by Florence Nicholls

Copyright 1949 83 pages paperback 6 x 9

Gently used Out of print



Buttons

By
Alan and Gillian Meredith

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Item # BOK00041

Copyright 2000

5-3/4 x 8-1/4

colored and black and white photos

40 pages gently used

Out of Print





The Complete Button Book

By
Lillian Smith Albert and Kathryn Kent

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Item # BOK00042

Hardback copyright 1949

6-3/4 x 10 gently used 409 pages

out of print

a must for collectors



The Button Collectors's History

By
Grace Horney Ford

$40.00*
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Item # BOK00043

Hardback copyright 1943

238 pages 6 x 9-1/4 autographed

Great costumes shown from Renaissance to 19 centuries plus lots of buttons

Out of Print



Button Classics

By
L. Erwina Couse and Marguerite Maple

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Item # BOK00045

Copyright 1941 hardback

these all seemed to have lots of wear on the cover

249 pages 8-1/2 x 11-7/8

Out of Print



The Button Industry in the United States

By
Edward Louis Newberger

$ 15.00 *

Item # BOK00046

Copyright 1998

Paperback 99 pages 5-3/8 x 8-1/4



Discovering OLD Buttons

By
Primrose Peacock

$8.00*
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Item # BOK00047

Soft cover 4-1/2 x 7 all black and white

76 pages gently used

Out of print



Button Hand Book

By
Florence Zacharie

Ellis Nicholl

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Item # BOK00050

Copyright 1943

128 pages hardback 6-1/4" x 9-3/8

Has paper dust cover



Button Hand Books Supplement

By
Florence Zacharie Ellis Nicholl

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Item # BOK00056

Copyright 1944 32 pages paperback 6 x 9



Button Hand Books Supplement II with index

By
Florence Zacharie

Ellis Nicholl

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Item # BOK00057

Copyright 1945

51 pages paperback 6 x 9



The Button Lovers Book History, Sewing, Collecting, Care, Button Boxes, Games, Art

By
Marilyn Green forward by Robbie Fanning

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Item # BOK00058

7-1/4 x 9" 181 pages some color plates



Guidelines For Collecting China Buttons

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Item # BOK00060

Reprinted in 1994

colored buttons on soft cover

out of print paperback

5-3/8 x 8-1/4 151 pages all black and white photos



Old Buttons and Their Values

By
compiled by Lorraine Olson

$20.00*
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Item # BOK00061

Hard back

Copyright 1940

109 pages 5-3/4 x 8-1/2



Through the Button Hole

By
Harriet Burkehimer

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Item # BOK00063

A great beginner book

A book for all button collectors everywhere

Spiral bound 9 x 11-1/4 over 50 pages



A Carnival of Iridescent Luster Buttons Vol 1

By
Ruth Miller Clark


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Item # BOK00066

Spriral bound

Black and white hand drawings great for Identifying black glass and Iridescent buttons etc

147 pages 5-3/4 x 8-1/2 white cover



A carnival of Iridescent Luster Buttons Vol 2

By
Ruth Miller Clark


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Item # BOK00067

Spriral bound black and white hand drawings

great for Identifying black glass and Iridescent buttons etc

139 pages 5-3/4 x 8-1/2 red cover



Pictures Buttons of the Past

By
Evelyn Swenson

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Item # BOK00068

Signed limited edition number 909

All black and white goes into great detail on many of our most famous picture buttons

47 pages hard bound 8-3/4 x 11



Collecting Men's Belt Buckles

By
Dr.Joseph V. Saitta

$ 20.00 *

Item # BOK00070

With Price Guide

paperback 6 x 9 colored pages 160 pages



Index to National Button Society bulletins Vol 51 (1992) to Vol 70 (2011)

By
Ann Flood

$ 29.50 *

Item # BOK00071

309 pages paperback a must for any collector NEW not used replaces previous edition adding 10 more years of index 6 x 8-3/4



Buttons Art in Miniature

By
Stefan Schiff

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Item # BOK00072

A past president and member of NBS published in 1970

Beautiful colored plates 76 pages w dust cover hardback

7-5/8 x 8-1/8



Black Glass Button A Handbook for Collectors for NBS

By
Joan Lindsay and Simone Kincaid

$ 25.00 *
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Item # BOK00075

Black Glass Button A Handbook for Collectors for NBS Spriral bound all colored prints copyright

64 pages 6 x 8-3/4

Everyone needs this beautiful book



Yesterday's Button Classics

By
L. Erwina Couse and Marguerite Maple

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Item # BOK00076

Copyright 1941 Hardback purple cover all black and white but fabuous details

255 pages and 108 plates of pics 6 x 9

OUT OF PRINT



A Button Collector's Journal

By
Lillian Albert

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Item # BOK00077

Autographed copyright 1941 out of print in 1946

6 x 8-1/2 116 pages all black and white



Uniform Buttons of the United States 1776 - 1865

By
the late Warren K Tice

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Item # BOK00078

Autographed hard back

black and white 519 pages out of print hard to find 9 x 11



Button Hand book including Suppliment 1,2 and 3

By
Florence Zacharie and Ellis Nicholls

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Item # BOK00079

In one book instead of 3

Includes Comparative Values. Great guide even today copy right 1994A must for everone

paperback 6 x 9 x 1 thick



Jewelry and Buttons Painted Porcelain identifidcation and value guide

By
Dorothy Hamm

$28.00*
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Item # BOK00080

Includes studs, pins, Motifs and styles hat pins, shirt waist buttons

A Facinating book hard to put down paperback 128 pages

all in color 8-1/2 x 11



A Collectors Guide to Peasant Silver Buttons

By
Jane Perry

$42.50*

Item # BOK00001

An illustrated guide to three centuries of souvenir and peasant silver buttons from Europe, Asia and the Americas. 186 pages all Pics black and white. new not used. Always in stock.



Antique and Collectable Buttons Vol 2

By
Debra Wisniewski

$30.00*

Item # BOK00002

A great inexpensive book. Great pictures of all kinds of buttons, buckles and more. She has included many C & B Weiser Deluxe Display Cards with the buttons on them. It is all in color. 254 pages OUT OF PRINT used. Please call for availabilty.



Index to National Button Society bulletins Vol 1 (1942) to Vol 50 (1991

By
Ann Flood

$35.00*

Item # BOK00003

A great index of 50 volumes of National Button Bulletins She has several sections to find the article easily. 476 pages paperback a must for any collector several available new not used. Always in stock.



Button Button Identification and Price Guide

By
Peggy Ann Osborne

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Item # BOK00006

A great affordable book. A great addition to any button collectors library.` 6 x 9 167 pages. New not used



Price Guide for Big Book of Buttons

$15.00*

Item # BOK00009

Price Guide for Big Book of Buttons bound paper back 8-1/2 x 11 95 pages. This Price Guide works for all editions of the BBB new not used.

Save shipping on the Price Guide and order together with the latest BBB edition.



Modern West German Glass Buttons

By
Lucille Weingarten and M. W. Speights

$24.00*
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Item # BOK00012

Spiral Bound soft cover 6 x 9 Great Descriptions of vintage German glass 92 pages full colored pages Spiral Bound soft cover several available new not used



Big Book of Buttons The Encyclopedia of Button History Design and ID

By
by Elizabeth Hughes and Marion Lester

$375.00*

Item # BOK00017

New in 2011 2nd Edition over 1100 pages more than 200 new plates 2 volume set plus shipping ask about price guide extra also available

A must for every collector. Well worth the money. Always in stock



From Nut to Button A Closer Look at Vegetable Ivory

By
Pat & David Field

$45.00*
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Item # BOK00021

Spiral bound 114 pages 8-3/4 x 11 color and black and white limited quantity new not used OUT OF PRINT.

A fantastic book on the making Techniques and history of Vegatable Ivory.

A must for every collector. In Stock



About Buttons A Collector's Guide 150 A.D. to the Present

By
Peggy Ann Osborne

$90.00*
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Item # BOK00026

Peggy Ann Osborne's one of our best button authors, Fantastic hardback 320 pages 9 x 12 1100 Beautifully colored photos an absolutely beautiful. In stock all of the time. New not used. Everyone should have it in their library



Cuff Jewelry: A Historical Account for Collectors and Antique Dealers

By
Howard Bell

$35.00*
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Item # BOK00027

One of the only cuff link books available paperback with 3 holes for placing in a notebook 102 pages in color and black and white 8-1/2 x 11. OUT OF PRINT. New not used.



Fashion Buckles Common to Classic

By
Gerald H. McGrath and Janet Meana

$35.00*
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Item # BOK00028

One of the very few books on buckles with VALUES. A fantastic book that covers so much territory. paperback 8-1/2 x 11 181 pages All colored prints. New not used



Fun Buttons

By
Peggy Ann Osborne

$30.00*
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Item # BOK00029

Peggy Ann Osborne's books are some of the best books to have in your library. hardback 144 pages 377 color photos with Price Guide. New. In Stock.



Buttons

By
Diana Epstein and Millicent Safro

$49.00*
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Item # BOK00030

By the same authors of the Big Book of Buttons hardback with paper dust cover 9 x 10-1/4 176 pages all colored photos.



Baubles, Buttons and Beads

By
Sibylle Jargstorf

$30.00*
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Item # BOK00032

A great reference source paperback 8-1/2 x 11 176 pages 384 color photos new



JUST BUTTONS

$3.00 *
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Item # BOK00035

A series of bulletins published from 1942 to 1979 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 All used all black and white lots of great

It is fun to see the prices of buttons way back when. A great reference source. Please send us your requests month and year



National Button Bulletin-black and white editions

By
NBS

$3.00*
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Item # BOK00036

National Button Bulletins Older issues are All black and white depending on year. The actual size of the bulletins have changed once or twice.

Please request month and year. This price is for NON color editions.



National Button Bulletins-Colored editions

By
NBS

$6.00 *
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Item # BOK00037

National Button Bulletins Newer issues have color sections.A great affordable reference source.

Please request month and year for availability. This price is only for the COLORED Bulletins



Button Heritage

By
Erwina Chamberlain and Minerva Miner

$35.00*
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Item # BOK00044

Usually autographed by both hardback copyright 1967 8-3/4 x 11-3/4 247 pages mostly black and white some colored prints gently used.

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Antique and Collectible Buttons ID and values Vol 1

By
Debra Wisniewski

$35.00*

Item # BOK00051

A great button reference source for all, especially beginners. All color 168 pages 1997 edition.

OUT OF PRINT used. Please call for availability and price. Price may very



Button Collecting

By
Polly de Steiguer Crummett

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Item # BOK00069

Another great button reference source. Copyright 1939 all Black and White 157 pages OUT OF PRINT . All Used 5-5/8 x 8-1/4 a great addition to any button collection call for availability and verification of price.



Button Guide Book No 1

By
P. S. Crummett & P. S. Freema

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Item # BOK00073

Their Manufacture, use on Costumes and Collectible Types by P. S. Crummett & P. S. Freeman all black and white Copyright 1939 96 pages 5-3/8 x 8-1/2 .

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Button Guide Book No 2

By
P. S. Crummett & P. S. Freeman

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Item # BOK00074

No 2 Their Manufacture, use on Costumes and Collectible Types all black and white Copyright 1939 96 pages 5-3/8 x 8-1/2

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Button Museum

$185.00*

Item # BOK00082

printed Dec 2002 it is all in Japanese but the pictures are fabulous hardcover with dust jacket NEW still in the plastic wrap oversized pages Osumi, Hiroshi 7-3/4 x12 247 pages all in color don't miss out on this one ISBN: 4885917905 Japanese Import.

Hard to come by please call for availability and verification of price



A Button Collectors's Second Journal

By
Lillian Smith Albert

$24.00*
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Item # BOK00077

A Button Collector's Journal by Lillian Albert autographed copyright 1941 out of print in 1946 in great condiditon 6 x 8-1/2 116 pages all black and white



Jewelry and Buttons Painted Porcelain

By
Dorothy Hamm

$45.00*
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Item # BOK00080

Jewelry and Buttons Painted Porcelain identifidcation and value guide inc studs, pins, Motifs and styles hat pins, shirt waist buttons a Facinating book hard to put down paperback 128 pages by Dorothy Hamm all in color 8-1/2 x 11 slightly used



Button Parade

By
Dorothy Foster Brown

$30.00*
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Item # BOK00083

Button Parade new revised and enlarged edition by Dorothy Foster Brown 1968 edition all black and white 270 pages 8-1/2 x 11



Price Guide to Button Parade

By
Gertrude D. Adkin

$8.00*
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Item # BOK00084

Price Guide to Button Parade By Gertrude D. Adkins showing prices for all illustrations in Button Parade paperback copyright 1970 27 pages nice to complete a collection fun to look at these prices 8-1/2 x 11



The Button Box

By
Margarette S. Reid

$8.00*
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Item # BOK00085

The Button Box by Margarette S. Reid illustrated by Sarah Chamberlain all color a great book for young juniors. 8 x 10-1/2



Black Glass Buttons 1945 with Return Engagement of Black Glass

By
Jones, Fuoss, Smith

$30.00*
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Item # BOK00087

Black Glass Buttons 1945 combined with Return Engagement of Black Glass Buttons 1952 by Jones, Fuoss, Smith and Fuoss 144 pages signed on page 144



Goodyear Rubber buttons

By
James W. Hall

$ 55.00 *
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Item # BOK00088

Goodyear Rubber Buttons A Guide to Identification and Availability book by James Hall All color pictures, 228 pages. In this encyclopedic collection Jim has provided the most detailed guide to Goodyear rubber buttons ever compiled



* Prices subject to change without notice.

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