The Beer Stein Book: A 400 Year History by: Gary Kirsner
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This is a must-have book for beer stein collectors, one of the largest and most comprehensive. Hundreds of steins are shown and priced, with an emphasis on steins dating from the 1800s and up, although many pre 1800 steins are shown also. This reference also has a chapter on modern steins, including Anheuser Busch and Villeroy & Boch. Makers marks are also included.
Over 100 photos!!
This book covers the history of steins from the 1500's to date. Hundreds of steins are shown in clear photos with information concerning there material, dates of production, place of origin and price range. The book is logically divided showing the earliest earthenware steins and moving on to other materials including Faience, Glass, Pewter, Porcelain, Pottery and Stoneware and more. The second half of the book covers style and specific makers including: Art Nouveau, including a large section of great color photos of over 100 great steins! There is a large section on Mettlach steins which includes a history and a key to Mettlach marks.
There are sections on other etched ceramics, occupational, regimental, military, characters, brewery and modern brewery and other steins. Many collector's hints and a good index and glossary.
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- Width: 8.5 inches
- Height: 11 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 3.88 pounds