Over 1300 brilliant color photos and 1000 line drawings display whiskey shot glasses from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, both domestic and foreign. Many styles and materials are included that advertised whiskies and drinking establishments from elegant to common taste. Collecting them is fun and entertaining, for they represent many diverse places, periods, and social preferences. The text provides a useful history of shot glasses, a general guide to pricing, and an overview of the marketplace. Values for the glasses displayed accompany the captions. In addition, tables list thousands more, each described, dated, and valued.
This book will be a valuable addition to the libraries of glass collectors and whiskey lovers alike.