BOOKS - Thimbles

002551 10.00  / $16.00  / 11.50 PURCHASE REQUEST
Late 19th and Early 20th C French Silver Thimble Masters' Marks - William Isbister
Excellent 35 page booklet concentrating on silver thimbles makers of France with an in depth research and picture of individual marks. Written by Magdalena and William Isbister and privatley published for 2008. In excellent condition.
 
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002173 12.00  / $19.20  / 13.80 PURCHASE REQUEST
Thimbles of Australia - Sue Gowan
135 page paperback book published in 1998. Every type of thimble relating to Australia including Gold, Silver and Porcelain has been extensively researched. A comprehensive index cross-references thimbles by theme and by the place they were made including special commissions. Over 200 photographs and detailed illustrations of backstamps. Brand New.
 
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001806 14.00  / $22.40  / 16.10 PURCHASE REQUEST
Thimbles of South Africa
Soft cover, 25cm x 19cm, 100 glossy pages, 300 colour photographs. The book covers thimbles relating to Southern Africa, both past and present. Thimbles have been made from materials ranging from ivory to Zulu beadwork, porcelain and sterling silver and included are 50 different local thimble makers and artists who have created uniquely Southern African thimbles. A whole chapter is devoted to thimbles and sewing items commemorating the Anglo Boer War (1899 1902) as well as sewing tools made by the Prisoners of War. The chapter on commemoratives includes thimbles made to celebrate the release of Nelson Mandela as a political prisoner as well as his inauguration as President of South Africa. Mint Copy.
 
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000985 9.50  / $15.20  / 10.93 PURCHASE REQUEST
Identifying Steel-Cored Thimbles + Supplement by Diane Pelham Burn
Published by the Dorset Thimble Society in 1993, this 30 page booklet is a great guide to all of those steel-cored thimbles patterns including Dorcas, Dreema, Doris, Steel Clad and Patents, as well as a brief history to their making. The booklet is as new. The supplement is an updated guide to the booklet.
 
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TCI Museum Guide - FREE WITH ANY PURCHASE
Whether you are going on holiday or wonder whether you have any thimbles in your local area, this guide will tell you all. A complete and comprehensive guide to practically any thimble in any museum anywhere in the world, at your fingertips. A5 size booklet 14cm by 22cm.
 
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000262 15.00  / $24.00  / 17.25 PURCHASE REQUEST
The Collectors Guide To Thimbles by B Mc Connel
Hardback book written by Bridget MC Connel and published by Bracken Books in 1996. A 95 page book with numerous illustrations. Measures 30x23x2cm.
 
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000258 45.00  / $72.00  / 51.75 PURCHASE REQUEST
Thimbles E F Holmes
The first book writen by E Holmes, thought to be the authority of Thimble Collectors. A thorough description of all types of thimbles. The book is in very good condition.
 
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000257 45.00  / $72.00  / 51.75 PURCHASE REQUEST
A History of Thimble E F Holmes
The second book published by E Holmes, with an intricate detailed History of Thimbles from the very beginning up to the 20th century. Referenced and illustrated. The book is in very good condition. PLEASE NOTE, this book has no dust jacket.
 
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