The dust jacket is new as well with 2014 jacket, front and 3D with publisher's logo(see photos). This book is lavishly illustrated with beautiful photos and a comprehensive of the fountain pen and of it's primary manufacturers throughout the world. It has a large page format to include 170 specially commissioned colour illustrations, most of which are full page.The majority of the 2,000 or so vintage and modern pens illustrated are reproduced to actual size. This book also has updated and expanded text which features countries not covered previously in other books. There is also a chapter on limited editions which offers concise details on this buoyant segment of the pen market and another new chapter on materials and processes from 1883 to the present day breaks new ground and highlights new techniques such as lacquering, guilloche engraving and plastic identification. "Fountain Pens of the World" is the nearest approximation possible to an encyclopedia of the fountain pen and constitutes an indispensable source-book for collectors, designers, traders, retailers, investors, and devotees of fountain pens in general.
In short, this book is a comprehensive and invaluable book for collectors and enthusiasts alike... A must have that everyone wants! Utilizing the economical Postal Service Book Rateapprox.The book weighs a total of approximately 7 pounds when packaged. The item "NEW Fountain Pens of the World Book, by Andreas Lambrou" is in sale since Saturday, May 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Parker". The seller is "capy07a" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.