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By S. B. MacDonald

ISBN-10: 074146375X

ISBN-13: 9780741463753

This is the 1st version of this e-book, with a web page count number of one zero five, and is barely to be had used, via third get together dealers.  The new, elevated variation is ISBN 0-7414-9843-X, which beneficial properties 228 pages, many new items, and new chapters!  To buy the recent, revised version, please pass its web page by means of pasting the ISBN, 0-7414-9843-X into Amazon's seek bar.  
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Absinthe Antiques: a suite from l. a. Belle Époque, the revised edition features items used in the instruction and serving of the famed spirit absinthe. These beautiful antiques from the mid 1800s throughout the early twentieth century evoke a time of good looks, artwork, new applied sciences and altering culture. As you trip via those pages, you will relive for a second, this magical time.  Spoons, glasses, carafes, pitchers, saucers, artwork, and other absinthe-related add-ons are proven in exact colour photos, besides a brief description in their function and use. Many of the antiques are offered actual-size or higher.  Lovers of absinthe, and antiques typically, will benefit from the great thing about those elegant survivors of time.  

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Two Les Feuilles spoons, a #11 (left), and #1 (right), are from one of the prettiest spoon series to be found. Les Feuilles (the leaves) use a leaf-shaped theme. The #1 is the only in the series not shaped like a leaf; instead, the leaf theme is reflected in its holes. The Les Trous #25 features smooth edges and a solid feel, making it a good choice in service. In near-mint condition, it is stamped with the maker’s hallmark. Belonging to a wonderful series of spoons, this rare Les Grillagées #2 has slightly raised sidewalls to surround the sugar.

Tall and wide, they are hefty and substantial. Left: Standing over eight inches tall, this rare Yvonne glass is heavy, well-balanced, and etched in a bold geometric pattern. The dose fills the narrow area in the bottom third of the glass. The tallest of glasses used with absinthe, they make quite a statement. King of the reservoir family, the Pontarlier glass is among the most sought-after absinthe glasses. Classic and historic, it offers a tactile link to absinthe’s past. A famous chromo by artist Charles Maire features similar Pontarlier glasses with a bottle of Pernod-Fils.

The half-inch long patent mark is revealed in this close-up. Bté SGDG is short for Breveté Sans Garantie Du Gouvernement. It is most unusual to see this patent mark on a glass. A Cordon glass is a perfect example of form following function in design; a band (cordon) encircles the outside of the glass, marking the dose. Cordon glasses are used specifically with absinthe. The rare six-dose topette behind, has matching bands. This beautiful absinthe glass has gem-like facets on its dose reservoir.

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