On Hold Antique French Paperweights Vintage Book Jokelson Glass

For sale is a hardcover book vintage book, entitled Antique French Paperweights by Paul Jokelson.

The title page says ‘Antique French Paperweights and related objects.’

This looks like a great reference book for glass paperweights.

Another inside page says ‘This edition is limited to 2,000 copies, of which 500 are numbered and constitute the original “de luxe” edition.’

This edition does NOT appear to be one of the numbered copies.

The copyright date is listed as 1955, by Paul Jokelson.

The book has 254 pages.

The book looks to be in good condition, especially considering its age.

It doesn’t look it was ever read, or open much. There is no writing on the pages.

There is some slight discoloration on the pages at the start and end of the book, facing the cover.

There is very minor soiling to the outside edges of the book.

There is some light soiling on some areas of the book cover.

There is no dustjacket with this book, and it is not known if one came with it originally.

The spine is slightly cracked between pages 64 and 65, and 112 and 113.

Please note that this book does have an odor to it.

I am not sure what the odor is, but it definitely smells. The smell is not smoke. It might be a musty or mildew smell.

It is not known if this odor will eventually air out.

There are methods to remove odor from books detailed on the internet by using baking soda or kitty litter.

The table of contents at the back of the book lists: Antique French Paperweights; Types of Paperweights; Main Characteristics of Baccarat Paperweights; Principal Characteristics of Clichy Paperweights; Primary Characteristics of Saint-Louis Weights; Miniature Weights; Weights of Undetermined, though French Origin; Sulphides or Incrustations; Pinchbeck Weights; About Modern Paperweights; Value of Paperweights.

There are not many pages of just text in this book.

The book looks to consist primarily of photographs, that each have a short paragraph of information next to them.

There are only 8 color plates, according to the page at the back of the book. Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting
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    Please send any questions or offers using the contact seller button. I check email multiples times every day.

    I can now accept credit cards on any items listed here, through another site, so please contact me if you are interested in an item and wish to pay by credit card, rather than paypal.

    I am unable to accept returns, so please do not purchase if you are not sure you want the item.

    Please ask questions if I did not cover something in the listing, to help you in your purchase decision.

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