"Thread Winders - A Collector's Guide" If you collect silk winders or workboxes or just love needlework tools, this book is a must. The author is a noted collector and her history of these little gems is excellent and well researched.
The book contains glossy color photos of hundreds of thread winders. Included are sections on winders of card, glass, ivory, bone, silver, wood, straw work, tortoise, mother of pearl, wood and many other materials. There are also chapters on care and conservation as well as how to watch out for fakes. It's soft cover, 58 pages and measures 6" by 9". Published in the UK, 2002. This is a new copy.