Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Lighters Accendini. Stefano Bisconcini.
Lighters Accendini
Lighters Accendini
Lighters Accendini

Lighters Accendini

Milan: Edizioni San Gottardo, 1984. Limited edition. Hardcover. 1145/1600. Large Quarto. 339 (4)pp. Original photo-illustrated dustjacket, white lettering on spine, over blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Two frontispiece photographs. "This is the very first book ever published in the world, dealing exclusively with cigarette lighters, put together by the dogged dedication of the author, Stefano Bisconcini. Mr. Bisconcini, himself an avid collector, has researched this subject over a number of years and has examined in detail numerous collections, both private and in museums. His dedication has taken him to several world capitals where he has interviewed dozens of manufacturers, from the famous–Dunhill, Colibri, Cartier and Dupont–all the way through to less renowned firms, inspecting and photographing their private collections together with the huge amount of historical documents kindly made available to him." (Publisher). Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photographs of lighters, drawings and advertisements for lighters. A total of 846 photographs are included in this publication. General index at rear. Dustjacket with very light wear along edges. Dj in overall very good+, binding and interior in near fine condition. vg to near fine. Item #44554
ISBN: 8885679005

Price: $375.00

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