There are several excellent books on powder compacts and accessories which provide historical information and value guides. They are beautifully presented with clear photographs and descriptions and provide a wonderful resource for collectors.
ESTEE LAUDER BOOKS
have two new books related to Estee Lauder Solid perfumes and Powder
Comapacts. For the last 10 years I have been researching and
learning about Estée Lauder collectible compacts. During these years I
have met many dedicated collectors. These are collectors that are spread
out all over the world. Collectors are always looking for information
about these beautiful compacts but there are a very limited number of
resources for this information. I decided to create an educational book
that will bring the collectors needed information on these Estée Lauder
items. Finally collectors will have a reference to see what is
You can order now on Etsy, eBay or directly from me at Sizzlesells@aol.com
28th July 2016
|Member Hannah O'Byrne
was searching on-line for a make of carryall called
"Beauty-Full" and found this book:
"The Compacts and Cosmetics: Beauty from Victorian Times to the Present Day" by Madeleine Marsh.
I couldn't see it listed on the "Books" page on the website and thought other members may find it of interest especially as, at the moment - 28th July 2016 - it is only 99p to download to Kindle from Amazon! Here's a link:
|Another book link sent in by
member Hannah O'Byrne. A book with lots of pictures of compacts, again
available on the Kindle App via Amazon (£2.25)
"A Beginner's Guide To Collecting Powder
Compacts" Kindle Edition by Caroline Y Preston
Juliette Edwards has a few copies of
THE STRATTON KEY for sale.
This spiral-bound A4 book enables collectors to identify virtually every Stratton compact by working systematically through a "family tree" of clues.
It includes dates, names of models (where known), distinguishing features, accurate measurements and masses of additional information.
Every model shown in colour; 64 pages.
By post from Juliette Edwards.
Please email Juliette for details. See members directory for address.
Cheque for £ 18.00 (including increased postage costs ) made out to
J. Edwards, please.
Member Emma Milsom has sent in the following information
Laura Mueller, author of " The Encyclopedia of Compacts " Volumes 1 & 2, is releasing a new book,
"Mueller's Overview of American Compacts and Vanity Cases" ISBN-10: 1574325671.
for pre-order via Amazon and is due for release on 30th Nov 2007. Just in
time for Christmas!!
DK Collectables Price Guide by Judith Miller now has 4 full pages of compacts in it supplied by members Mary Turvil and Sarah Hughes.
" Collectables Price Guide 2006 - Judith Miller" - published by DK - ISBN 1-4053-0880-X.
Divine Beauty by Soraya Feder. Publisher : L'Adventurine. ISBN 2-914199-14-7
The Artifice of Beauty by Sally
history and practical guide to perfumes and cosmetics in the past.
Hardcover 256 pages (May 19, 2005) Publisher: Sutton Publishing. ISBN: 0750938870
Miller's Powder Compacts: A Collector's Guide. ( 2000 ) Juliette Edwards. ISBN 1-84000-186-0
The Estee Lauder Solid Perfume Compact Collection 1967 - 2001
Roselyn Gerson Collectors Books 2002 - ISBN 1-57432-276-1
Collectors Encyclopedia of Compacts, Carryalls & Face Powder Boxes. Volume 1
Laura M. Mueller Collectors Books 1994 - ISBN 0-89145-562-0 (Now includes 1999 values)
Collector's Encyclopedia of Compacts, Carryalls & Face Powder Boxes. Volume II.
Laura M. Mueller Collectors Books, 1997 ISBN 0-89145-766-6
Compacts & Smoking Accessories. Roseann Ettinger Schiffer, 1999 ISBN 0-7643-0774-6
(Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition)
Compacts Powder and Paint. Frances Johnson Schiffer. 1996 ISBN 0-7643-0055-5
La Poudre c'est Moi Genevieve Fontan Editions Milan, 1994. ISBN 2-84113-016-9 (Written in French)
Vintage & Contemporary Purse Accessories. Roselyn Gerson Collectors Books 1997. ISBN 0-89145-790-9
Vintage & Vogue Ladies' Compacts Roselyn Gerson Collectors Books 2001. ISBN 1-57432-208-7 (Second Edition.)
Vintage Bags and Purses. Roselyn Gerson Collectors Books 1994. ISBN 0-89145-599-X
Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories. Lynell Schwartz Schiffer Publishing Ltd 1997. ISBN 0-7643-0110-1
Vintage Ladies' Compacts. Roselyn Gerson Collectors Books, 1996. ISBN 0-89145-680-5 ( First edition )