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Corkscrews 1000 Patented Ways To Open A Bottle (schiffer Books For Collectors)

O'Leary, Fred; O'Leary, Fred

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ISBN 10: 0764300180 / ISBN 13: 9780764300189
Editore: Schiffer Pub Ltd, 1997
Condizione: Fine+ Rilegato
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Now in a removable archival protective mylar clear cover. The evolution of corkscrew design is clearly presented in extensive text and displayed in over 500 photographs - over 450 in beautiful color - and 1000 U. S. Patent drawings dating from 1851 to 1994. Brother Timothy Diener, the former winemaker at the Christian Brothers celler in Napa, California has written the Foreword. The book is arranged chronologically to show the development of designs. Here is a progression of corkscrews from common to unique, in materials from metals to plastics, and in value from inexpensive to priceless. The diversity is amazing. This book is a unique blend of primary research, visual excitement, and friendly dialogue which enriches our appreciation. May require extra shipping to outside U. S. A. Screws. ; A Schiffer Book for Collectors; Color Photographs; 0versize; 340 pages. Codice inventario libreria 10801

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Titolo: Corkscrews 1000 Patented Ways To Open A ...

Casa editrice: Schiffer Pub Ltd

Data di pubblicazione: 1997

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro:Fine+

Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine+

Edizione: First Edition..

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The evolution of corkscrew design is clearly presented in extensive text and displayed in over 500 photographs - over 450 in beautiful color - and 1000 U.S. patent drawings dating from 1851 to 1994. Brother Timothy Diener, the former winemaker at the Christian Brothers celler in Napa, California has written the Foreword. The book is arranged chronologically to show the development of designs. Here is a progression of corkscrews from common to unique, in materials from metals to plastics, and in value from inexpensive to priceless. The diversity is amazing. This book is a unique blend of primary research, visual excitement, and friendly dialogue which enriches our appreciation of corkscrews.

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The evolution of corkscrew design clearly presented in over 500 photographs-most in color-and 1000 U.S. patent drawings dating from 1851 to 1994. Arranged chronologically, the book shows the development of designs, from common to unique, from metals to plastics, and from inexpensive to priceless. A unique blend of thorough research and visual excitement, it enriches our appreciation of corkscrews.

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