The encyclopedia of ephemera : a guide to the fragmentary documents of everyday life for the collector, curator, and historian / Maurice Rickards ; edited and completed by Michael Twyman with the assistance of Sally de Beaumont and Amoret Tanner.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146455

Description

x, 402 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm., "With more than 400 entries on paper collectibles from the most obscure to the most common, this outstanding source is arranged alphabetically and provides written descriptions and photographs of anything from an ABC primer from 19th-century London to winkle bags. This is truly a source to be consulted by collectors or anyone looking for a glimpse of the past."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Printed ephemera
Printed ephemera Collectors and collecting.

Originator

Rickards, Maurice, 1919-
Twyman, Michael.
De Beaumont, Sally.
Tanner, Amoret.

Publication

New York : Routledge

Description

x, 402 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
"With more than 400 entries on paper collectibles from the most obscure to the most common, this outstanding source is arranged alphabetically and provides written descriptions and photographs of anything from an ABC primer from 19th-century London to winkle bags. This is truly a source to be consulted by collectors or anyone looking for a glimpse of the past."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-376) and index.
Purchase, 2001.

ISBN

0415926483

Call Number

Ref. NC1280.R52 2000

Material Type

Dictionaries.