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On the Button: The Significance of an Ordinary Item Hardcover – 30 Nov 2011

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  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris (30 Nov. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1848855842
  • ISBN-13: 978-1848855847
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.9 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 847,024 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Nina Edwards knows everything you might want to know about buttons, and much more that you have never imagined. Her book is a tour de force, and full of interesting stories.' --Alison Lurie, novelist and author of 'The Language of Clothes'

[Nina Edwards] sums it up best herself in the end. 'This book...has turned into somewhat of a maze....' It is a maze of delightful exploration and discovery. Not a button's collector's handbook, to be sure but an engaging, in-depth account of the button's connection to the many facets of our lives. --New Hampshire State Button Society

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Nina Edwards is a freelance writer. She is also an actor and lives in London.


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