This Delightful Book, Shaped Like An Actual Handkerchief, Features Over Hankies In Full Color, Ranging From The s To The Early s Categories Include Animals, Food And Drink, Instructions And Recipes, History And Politics, Florals, Music, The Fifty States, Holidays, Proverbs, Horoscopes, And Advertisements There Is Even A Section On The Care And Decorative Uses Of Handkerchiefs Values AUTHORBIO Helene Guarnaccia Has Been Interested In Antiques For Many Years When Her Children Were Young And She Taught Spanish, She Enjoyed Going To Antique Shows And Flea Markets, Furnishing Her Home In Period Items In The s, Helene Became An Antiques Dealer And Has Written Four books On Salt Pepper Shakers For Collector books, Which Have Sold Over , Copies She Also Co Authored A Book On Handkerchiefs In AUTHORBIO Barbara Guggenheim Has A Doctorate In Art History And Is A Well Known Art Consultant, Lecturer, And Contributor To W And Other Journals By Day, Barbara Helps Individuals And Corporations Purchase Fine Art, And By Night And On Weekends, She Is A Collectibles Junkie She Is Passionate About Her Collections, Which Include Handkerchiefs, Salt And Pepper Shakers, Eiffel Towers, s And s Tablecloths, Lighthouses, Ironstone, Ceramic Poodles, And Many REVIEW This Book Is A Fascinating Read, And A Surprise If You Re Used To Traditional White, Lace Edged Hankies There S So Much To Handkerchiefs, And You Will See Them All In This Book The Hankies Featured Are Predominately From The s Through The s, During An Era Where They Went From Being Something That You Used And Needed To Kitsch Fashion Accessories Waste of time It s a book with pictures of handkerchiefs and their values I was hoping for something generalized and informative about the topic It s basically a JC Penny catalog of specific hankies and their price.
Just what I wanted Mind candy and lovely pictures A good guide when searching for handkerchiefs.
I got this book because I have some of my Mothers and Grandmothers handkerchiefs I am enjoying it very much I found one picture that is like one that I have The pictures are beautifully done It makes me wish I had of the handkerchiefs I did not realize that there was sucha large assortment I would like to get the first book that was done.
Very nice book and very informative Lots of pictures of great old hankies This is a great addition to my reference library.
I have collected handkerchiefs for years as a casual hobby I found the book fascinating I would love to find a copy of Volume 1 to read about those items also.
These are not valuable little items, but I am in awe of the handicraft of the women who did this on a regualar basis as part of their everyday life I was born in the 40 s and am drawn to items from the 30 s and 40 s as it brings a lot of good memories The book I received was in very good condition.
Great reference book, and interesting to see the popularity of vintage Hankies from the mid century 1940 s to 70 s.
both as a necessity and as a popular afordable gift item.
I have well over 200 Hankies in my own collection and I treasure each everyone I am espceially fond on the intact boxed hankies that were probablly given as a gift.
and never used Pitty.
The book is delightful to relax with and see the miryad of different types of hankies from delicate, fancy, kitschie and souviengers.
I am truly enjoying this book.