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Author: Alan Meredith; Gillian Meredith
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Shire Publications Ltd., 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Buttons have been made from almost every known material. Their study provides insight into fashion trends, the clothing industry and social history in general. This book introduces an array of these treasures from the past, to show the variety of materials and the intricate design and workmanship incorporated in the making of the button.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meredith, Alan.
Buttons.
Oxford, UK : Shire Publications Ltd., 2010, ©2000
(OCoLC)741672089
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Meredith; Gillian Meredith
ISBN: 9780747811794 0747811792
OCLC Number: 794923392
Notes: "First published 2000; Reprinted 2004 and 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction; Dating buttons; Button history; Materials - metals; Materials - metals: decorations and finishes; Materials - non-metals; Collecting and display; Further reading
Responsibility: Alan and Gillian Meredith.

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