The button, both functional and decorative, can be deservingly considered an art form on a small scale. This book is a dazzling color array of outstanding examples. Thousands of buttons are featured in over 300 color plates. Debra Wisniewski, an avid collector, has chosen the most beautiful and fascinating buttons to represent the vast variety available. They are displayed in this gorgeous hardcover book which provides invaluable information to the collector - complete descriptions, dates, and of course, current values. The realistic price ranges given reflect actual prices paid and considerable discussion with other collectors. All ages, styles and materials are represented in this fascinating reference and value guide. It's a perfect book for anyone who appreciates the art, craft, beauty, and skill apparent in these buttons. 2007 values. 8.5 X 11.Wisniewski, Debra J. is the author of 'Antique & Collectible Buttons Identification and Values' with ISBN 9781574322422 and ISBN 1574322427.