"Tatting Shuttles of American Collectors" If you collect tatting shuttles, this book is a must. The author's history is excellent and well researched. She focuses on American shuttles (though covers others) and covers every known type and material. There are chapters on American silver hallmarks found on tatting shuttles, patented shuttles of every description, contemporary shuttles and tatting tools & kits. She covers shuttles made of gold, silver, metal, enamel, ivory, bone, mother of pearl, wood, tortoise, horn and plastic. It is very well illustrated with both color and black and white photos.
These are brand new copies. This is an excellent book to have and one of the few references on this subject. It's soft cover, 115 pages and measures 5 7/8" by 8 7/8". Published in the US in 2002. ISBN 0-9720628-0-7.