Frances Bones and Lee Roy Fisher have pooled their knowledge and vintage catalogue materials for this essential reference book that collectors and dealers may use to better understand American silverplate patterns. Composed of more than 400 vintage catalogue pages featuring the work of 28 American manufacturers, this easy-to-use book is the first to include hollowware in addition to flatware. The popular patterns from the 1880s to 1980 are all featured and priced. The price guide represents the market experience of dealers and collectors. 2003 values.