Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles
Author: Bob Stevens
Publisher/Date: Weatherhill (1976) Limited 1994 reprint; out of series (not numbered).
Format/Condition: New large beautiful satin-like cloth hardcover book with slipcase. 250 pages. Dimensions: 12.5 x 9.6 x 1.6 inches Lavishly illustrated in color.
Description: Out of print for more than 10 years, this exceptional book has become a rare item sought after by collectors for many years. This important limited edition reprint is inevitable and fulfills the growing need of new collectors for reliable and useful reference on the subject.
The book is produced in Japan with the same high quality to ensure the superb feel of the original edition. It covers snuff bottles made of all the various precious materials and discussed the fundamentals of collecting and details of the symbolism, motifs, reign marks, and seals. Moreover, it includes extensive bibliography for further research.