The Circle has now published three books about labels ‘Wine Labels 1730-2003’ , ‘Sauce Labels’ and in late October 2012 ‘Boudoir Labels 1753 - 1965’ see below for details of this latest book.
This latest book covers labels intended for private use in the boudoir, dressing room, withdrawing room or travelling box. There are chapters on labels for medicinal items, perfumes, soft drinks and boudoir tipples with over 200 colour illustrations. This book was published in October 2012 and is available at £50 plus £5 posting and packaging ( £8 overseas )
This book covers wine labels primarily of silver but includes many in a wide variety of other materials, with over 130,000 words 1,400 labels illustrated. It reviews the huge variety of shapes and designs, the craftsmen and women who made them, how they were made, the hallmarks and the names on labels. As the book's title states, it encompasses labels from many countries.
The Circle can offer this book for only £40 posted to UK addresses (£58 international except to Canada which is £80). Please order following the instructions on the Membership page
This book deals with labels used to identify the contents of sauce cruets and covers too dining styles and recipes. . It contains 1,400 particulars of labels, 511 sauce titles, 285 photographs of labels, mainly in colour, descriptions of 229 makers, 117 coloured illustrations, 108 recipes or explanations of sauces, and a description of 40 styles into which sauce labels have been classified.
Copies may be purchased for only £17 posted to UK addresses (£20 international). Please order following the instructions on the Membership page.
Please order following the instructions on the Membership page.