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Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories With Values by: Lynell Schwartz
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Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories With Values by: Lynell Schwartz
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Author: Lynell Schwartz
Binding: Hard Cover
Copyright: 1997
Pages: 176
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-1997-0764301101-X2

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

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A unique and exciting array of vintage compacts, vanity purses, and cosmetics is displayed in this new book featuring over 500 photographs. Figurals, novelties, whimsicals, vanity purses, enameled, jeweled, patters, plis, necessaires, makeup kits, beauty boxes, and compact jewelry constructed of such materials as metal, Bakelite, Lucite, and celluloid are among the outstanding examples explored.

This in-depth historical account of these fascinating collectibles includes the artistic contributions of manufacturers and designers featuring Salvador Dali and Max Factor. It explores European influences, and features early advertisements and unusual promotional techniques, including the evolution of cosmetics through celebrity endorsements and trends. Current values are conveniently included in the captions.

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