Author: Frederique Crestin-Billet
Publisher/Date: Flammarion (2001)
Format/Condition: New paperback book in Fine condition. 382 pages. Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.1 x 5.5 inches. Profusely illustrated in color.
Description: Whether old or modern, classic or frivolous, from the most straightforward pulling device to the incredible ingenuity of nineteenth-century inventions, corkscrews have long been the basis of many a cherished collection.
"Collectible Corkscrews" features over 500 color photographs of corkscrews, from rare and valuable early models to recent designer creations. Each photograph is accompanied by a short text explaining the significance of every item. Whether you are a novice or a long-term corkscrew devotee, this book is sure to surprise and inform you. But be warned: once you have been bitten by the corkscrew bug, you are a collector for life. Compact guide.