Understanding Antique Wine Bottles

Understanding Antique Wine Bottles by Roger Dumbrell was published originally in 1983 by the Antique Collectors' Club. Hardcover with dust jacket. 335pp with 202 black and white photographs and 577 line drawings, this book is well suited to identifying bottles, seals, dates, forms and shapes, etc.  24 chapters cover history, evolution, dating, and a variety of different shaped bottles including: shaft and globe, onion, bladder onion, mallet, octagonal, squat cylindrical, cylindrical, Three-piece mould cylindrical, decanter, nailsea, European, Miscellaneous, wine bottles after 1900. Seals are discussed, Bottle Seals illustrated, Thames-side seal recoveries noted. Rarity, Fakes, Forgeries and Restorations also make an appearance.

Dealer Russack & Loto Books, LLC
Date: 1983, 1992 reprint
Artist/Maker Dumbrell
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Website http://www.booksaboutantiques.com
Price $150
Contact Judy Loto, 603-942-5037 or  judy@booksaboutantiques.com

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