About Buttons: A Collector’s Guide 150 A.D. to the Present is button collector’s guide that entails information about 10,000 buttons made from various materials starting from 150 AD up to the present. The book displays pertinent information about the buttons and their history and development. The book clams to be the most complete information on the button industry and history.
The book is very informative and readers will really learn a lot about the different kinds of buttons from the earlier times up to the present.
Contrary to what its title suggests, the discussion on buttons starts from the 1700s and the later years. Although the book clams to be the most comprehensive on the subject certain historic periods are not covered in great detail. The book really starts in the 1800’s contrary to clams of going back to 150 A.D.