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Brands
California Whiskey Trademarks 1864-1916, by Steve Abbott. 1995, C & P Press, Fair Oaks, CA.  Available online

Whiskey Brands, by Robert E. Snyder. 2002, Self published, Amarillo.  Available online

Whiskey Paper, by Robert E. Snyder. 1980, Self published, Amarillo, TX.  

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Brewerania and Beer
The Beer Book, by William Anderson. 1973, The Pyne Press, Princeton, NJ.  

The Breweries of Kensington and Beyond, by Richard Wagner. 2003, Self published, Philadelphia.  

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Collecting, Bottles
1200 Bottles Priced. A Bottle Price Guide, Catalogue and Classification System, by John C Tibbitts. 1964, The Little Glass Shack, Sacramento, CA.  

A Bottle Guide to Montana, by Marc Lutsko. 2002, Self published, Kalispell, MT.  

A Choice Listing of the Most Desired Older Whiskey Bottles, by John L Thomas. 1969, Maverick Publications, Bend, OR.  

A Collector's Guide to Arizona Bottle & Stoneware, by Michael R Miller. 1999, Self published, Peoria, AZ.  

A Whiskeyana Guide to Antique Whiskey Bottles. How one collector values his bottles - a bottle-by-bottle analysis, by John Howe. 1967, Self Published, San Jose, CA.  

Antique Bottles From Washington DC, by Potomac Bottle Collectors Club. 1978, Self published, Alexandria, VA.  

Antique Bottles of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, New Jersey, by Jersey Shore Bottle Club. 1992, Self published, Toms River, NJ.  

Baltimore Bottle Book, 2nd Ed., by Baltimore Antique Bottle Club. 2002, Self published, Baltimore, MD.  

Bitters Bottles, by Richard Watson. 1965, Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, NY.  

Bottle Collecting Manual with Prices, Rev. Ed., by John Hotchkiss & Joan Cassidy. 1974, Hotchkiss House Inc., Pittsford, NY.  

Bottle Collecting in America, by John P Adams. 1971, New Hampshire Publishing Co., Somersworth, NH.  

Bottle Collecting in New England, by John P Adams. 1969, New Hampshire Publishing Co., Somersworth, NH.  

Bottle Collector's Handbook and Pricing Guide, by John T Yount. 1967, Educator Books Inc., San Angelo, TX.  

Bottle Identification, by H E Putnam. 1965, Old Time Bottle Publ. Co., Salem OR.  

Bottle Price Guide, by Don Maust. 1957, E G Warman Publishing Co., Uniontown, PA.  

Bottle Pricing Guide, 3 rd Ed., by Hugh Cleveland. 1988, Collector Books, Paducah, KY.  

Bottle Rush U.S.A., by Lynn Blumenstein. 1966, Old Time Bottle Publishing Co., Salem, OR.  

Bottle Town, by Shirley R Bailey. 1968, Self published, Millville, NJ.  

Bottles & Jugs with a York, Pennsylvania Perspective, by D Hartman. 1998, Rosenmiller, York, PA.  

Bottles - Yesterday's Trash Today's Treasures, by Donald E Colcleaser. 1967, Self Published, Vallejo, CA.  

Bottles of Bygone Days, by Donald E Colcleaser. 1965, Self Published, Sutter Creek, CA.  

Bottles of Bygone Days - Part II, by Donald E Colcleaser. 1966, Self Published, Vallejo, CA.  

Bottles. Identification and Pricing Guide, 3rd Ed., by Michael A Polak. 2000, Harper Collins, New York, NY.  

Central Illinois Bottles & Glasses, by Pekin Bottle Collectors Association. 1990, Self published, Peoria, IL.  

Dictionary of Spirits and Whiskey Bottles, by John C Fountain and Donald Colcleaser. 1969, Ole Empty Bottle House Publishing Co., Sutter Creek, CA.  

Digger Odell's Official Antique Bottle and Glass Collector Magazine Price Guide, Vol. 8 Whiskeys, by John Odell. 1995, Self Published, Mason, OH.  

Eastern Bottles Price Guide, Vol. 1, by Carlo & Dot Sellari. 1969, Area Printing Co., Dunedin, FL..  

Eastern Bottles Price Guide, Vol. 2, by Carlo & Dot Sellari. 1970, Area Printing Co., Dunedin, FL..  

Eastern Bottles Price Guide, Vol. 3, by Carlo & Dot Sellari. 1971, Area Printing Co., Dunedin, FL..  

Eastern Bottles Price Guide, Vol. 4, by Carlo & Dot Sellari. 1972, Area Printing Co., Dunedin, FL..  

Ghost Town Bottle Price Guide, 8th Ed., by Wes & Ruby Bressie. 1972, The Caxton Printers Ltd., Caldwell, Idaho.  

Guide to Old Bottles. Contents & Prices, by Richard E Fike. 1966, Self-published, Ogden, UT.  

Guide to Old Bottles. Contents & Prices. Vol. II, by Richard E Fike. 1967, Self-published, Ogden, UT.  

Kovel's Bottles Price List, by Ralph & Terry Kovel. 2002, Three Rivers Press, New York, NY.  

Modern Bottle Collectors Catalog, by Elmer J Harrison. 1971, Self published, Cheyenne, WY.  

Old Bottles and Their Worth, by Hans P Anderson. 1966, Self published, Chico, CA.  

Old Time Bottles Found in the Ghost Towns, by Lynn Blumenstein. 1966, Old Time Bottle Publishing Co., Salem, OR.  

Pacific Coast Whiskey Bottles, by R E Barnett. 1979, Self-published, Lakeview, OR.  

Picnics, Coffins, Shoo-Flies, by John L Thomas. 1974, Maverick Publications, Bend, OR.  

Redigging the West, by Lynn Blumenstein. 1965, Old Time Bottle Publishing Co., Salem, OR.  

Research on San Francisco Whiskey Bottles, Issue No. 1, by Bev & Joe Silva. 1967, Self published, Newark, CA.  

Skeletons from the Past, by Ruth Beebe. 1980, Johnson Publishing Co., Boulder, CO.  

Spirits Bottles of the Old West, by Bill & Betty Wilson. 1968, Antique and Hobby Publishing Co., Amador City, CA..  

Spirits and Medicinal Bottles of Bristol, TN-VA. A History of the Twin City's Whiskey and Patent Medicine Industries, by Charlie Barnette. 1995, Self published, .  

Supplement to Bitters Bottles, by Richard Watson. 1968, Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, NY.  

The Book of Bottle Collecting, by Doreen Beck. 1973, Hamlyn, London, UK.  

The Bottles Brewerania and Advertising Jugs of Minnesota 1850-1920. Vol. 1: Beer, Soda, Household, by Ron Feldhaus. 1986, Self published, Minneapolis, MN.  

The Bottles Brewerania and Advertising Jugs of Minnesota 1850-1920. Vol. 2: Whiskey, Druggist, Medicines, by Ron Feldhaus. 1987, Self published, Minneapolis, MN.  

The Illustrated Guide to Collecting Bottles, by Cecil Munsey. 1970, Hawthorn Books, New York, NY.  

The Official Price Guide to Bottles, 13 th Ed., by Jim Megura. 2000, The Crown Publishing Group, New York, NY.  

Washington, DC Area Bottles and Related Items, 4th Ed., by Potomac Bottle Collectors Club. 2005, Self published, Washington, DC.  

Western Liquor Bottles, by R E Barnett. 1987, Self published, Lakeview, OR.  

Western Whiskey Bottles, Vol. 4, by R E Barnett. 1997, Self published, Lakeview, OR.  

Whiskey Bottles and Liquor Containers from the State of Oregon, by John L Thomas. 1998, Amanta, Soquel, CA.  

Whiskey Bottles and Liquor Containers from the State of Washington, by John L Thomas. 1998, Amanta, Soquel, CA.  

Whiskey Bottles of the Old West, by John L Thomas. 1977, Maverick Publications, Bend, OR.  

Whiskey Bottles of the Old West, by John L Thomas. 2002, Lisa A Brighton, Scotts Valley, CA.  

Wyoming Bottles. Historical Bottles of Wyoming, 1868-1910, by Warren Borton. 2003, Self-published, Midvale, UT.  

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Collecting, Jugs
A Collector's Guide to Arizona Bottle & Stoneware, by Michael R Miller. 1999, Self published, Peoria, AZ.  

Bottles & Jugs with a York, Pennsylvania Perspective, by D Hartman. 1998, Rosenmiller, York, PA.  

Spirits and Medicinal Bottles of Bristol, TN-VA. A History of the Twin City's Whiskey and Patent Medicine Industries, by Charlie Barnette. 1995, Self published, .  

The American Whiskey Jug, by Jack Sullivan. 2002, Self-published, Alexandria, VA.  

The Bottles Brewerania and Advertising Jugs of Minnesota 1850-1920. Vol. 1: Beer, Soda, Household, by Ron Feldhaus. 1986, Self published, Minneapolis, MN.  

The Bottles Brewerania and Advertising Jugs of Minnesota 1850-1920. Vol. 2: Whiskey, Druggist, Medicines, by Ron Feldhaus. 1987, Self published, Minneapolis, MN.  

The Whiskey Ceramics of Scotland, Ireland and England, by Jack Sullivan. 2002, Self-published, Alexandria, VA.  

The Whiskey Jug Book, by Chuck Neese. 2002, The New Company Publishers, Nashville, TN.  

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Collecting, Paperweights
Advertising Paperweights, by Richard Holiner and Stuart Kammerman. 2002, Collector Books, Paducah.  

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Collecting, Shot Glasses
Historic Shot Glasses: The Pre-Prohibition Era, by Barbara Edmonson. 1985, Self-published, Chico, CA.  Available online

Historic Shot Glasses: The Pre-Prohibition Era, by Barbara Edmonson. 1992, Self-published, Chico, CA.  Available online

Old Advertising Spirits Glasses, by Barbara Edmonson. 1988, Self-published, Chico, CA.  Available online

Shot Glasses, by Mark Pickvet. 2004, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, PA.  Read review

Shot Glasses: An American Tradition, by Mark Pickvet. 1989, Antique Publications, Marietta OH.  

The Definitive Guide to Shot Glasses, by Mark Pickvet. 1992, Antique Publications, Marietta OH.  

The Encyclopedia of Shot Glasses, by Mark Pickvet. 1998, Antique Publications, Marietta OH.  

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Distillers
1903 Catalog of Pressed and Blown Glass Ware, Manufactured by The Cambridge Glass. Co., by Harold & Judy Bennett. 1976, The Cambridge Glass Museum, Cambridge, OH.  

A Tennessee Legend with a Pictorial of Old Bottles and Jugs, by Mitchamore. 1992, Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, TN.  

Bottled in Bond, by William M Ambrose. 2002, self-published, Lexington.  

Bourbon in Kentucky. A History of Distilleries in Kentucky, by Chester Zoeller. 2010, Butler Books, Louisville, KY.  Read review

But Always Fine Bourbon. Pappy Van Winkle and the Story of Old Fitzgerald, by Sally Van Winkle Campbell. 1999, Limestone Lane Press, Louisville, KY.  

Dictionary of the History of the American Brewing and Distilling Industries, by William L Downard. 1980, Greenwood, Westport, CT.  

Jack Daniel's Legacy, by Ben A Green. 1967, Rich Printing Co., Nashville, TN.  

King of the Castle. The making of a Dynasty: Seagram's and the Bronfman Empire, by Peter C Newman. 1979, Atheneum, New York, NY.  

Peoria Spirits. The Story of Peoria's Brewing and Distilling Industries, by Bryan J Ogg. 1996, Peoria Historical Society, Peoria, IL.  

Samuel Bronfman. The Life and Times of Seagram's Mr. Sam, by Michael R Marrus. 1991, Brandeis University Press, Hanover, NH.  

The Evolution of the Bourbon Whiskey Industry in Kentucky, by Sam K Cecil. 1999, Turner, Paducah, KY.  

The Liquor Industry. A Survey of its History, Manufacture, Problems of Control and Importance, by Morris Victor Rosenbloom. 1935, Ruffsdale Distilling Co., Braddock, PA.  

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Distilling and Rectifying
A Practical Treatise on the Raw Materials and the Distillation and Rectification of Alcohol, and the Preparation of Alcoholic Liquors, Liquers, Cordials, and Bitters, by William T Brannt. 1885, Henry Carey Baird & Co., Philadelphia, PA..  

Dictionary of the History of the American Brewing and Distilling Industries, by William L Downard. 1980, Greenwood, Westport, CT.  

Knowledge of a Rectifier, 3rd Ed., by H W Hilsebusch. 1904, The Gen Publishing Co., Providence RI.  

Practical Distiller, by Leonard Monzert. 1889, Dick & Fitzgerald, New York, NY.  

The Art of Blending and Compounding Liquors and Wines, by Fleishman Joseph. 1885, Dick & Fitzgerald, New York, NY.  

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Glass
American Glassware, Old and New, by Edwin A Barber. 1900, David McKay Co., Philadelphia, PA.  

American Pressed Glass & Bottles Price Guide, by Kyle Husfloen. 1994, American Trader Publications, Dubuque, IA.  

Early American Pattern Glass, by Alice Hulett Metz. 2000, Collector Books, Paducah, KY.  

George Truog and His Art, by Dale Murschell. 2004, Self-published, Springfield, WV.  Read review

Glass of Cumberland Maryland Area, by Dale Murschell. 2002, Self-published, Springfield, WV.  

Much More Early American Pattern Glass, by Alice Hulett Metz. 2000, Collector Books, Paducah, KY.  

The Glass Industry of Allegany County, Maryland, by James W Bishop. 1968, Self published, Cumberland, MD.  

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Pre-Prohibition History
Bluegrass, Belles, and Bourbon, by Harry Harrison Kroll. 1967, A S Barnes & Co. Inc., New York, NY.  

Bottled in Bond, by William M Ambrose. 2002, self-published, Lexington.  

Bourbon in Kentucky. A History of Distilleries in Kentucky, by Chester Zoeller. 2010, Butler Books, Louisville, KY.  Read review

Dictionary of Spirits and Whiskey Bottles, by John C Fountain and Donald Colcleaser. 1969, Ole Empty Bottle House Publishing Co., Sutter Creek, CA.  

Faces Along the Bar. Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon, 1870-1920, by Madelon Powers. 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.  

History of Manufactures in the United States. Volume II: 1860-1893, by Victor S Clark. 1929, McGraw-Hill, New York.  

History of Manufactures in the United States. Volume III: 1893-1928, by Victor S Clark. 1929, McGraw-Hill, New York.  

Kentucky Bourbon. The Early Years of Whiskeymaking, by Henry G Crowgey. 1971, The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington.  

King of the Castle. The making of a Dynasty: Seagram's and the Bronfman Empire, by Peter C Newman. 1979, Atheneum, New York, NY.  

Peoria Spirits. The Story of Peoria's Brewing and Distilling Industries, by Bryan J Ogg. 1996, Peoria Historical Society, Peoria, IL.  

Picnics, Coffins, Shoo-Flies, by John L Thomas. 1974, Maverick Publications, Bend, OR.  

Research on San Francisco Whiskey Bottles, Issue No. 1, by Bev & Joe Silva. 1967, Self published, Newark, CA.  

Spirits Bottles of the Old West, by Bill & Betty Wilson. 1968, Antique and Hobby Publishing Co., Amador City, CA..  

Spirits and Medicinal Bottles of Bristol, TN-VA. A History of the Twin City's Whiskey and Patent Medicine Industries, by Charlie Barnette. 1995, Self published, .  

The American Whiskey Jug, by Jack Sullivan. 2002, Self-published, Alexandria, VA.  

The Case of Whiskey, by George Coes Howell. 1928, Unknown, Unknown.  

The Evolution of the Bourbon Whiskey Industry in Kentucky, by Sam K Cecil. 1999, Turner, Paducah, KY.  

The Social History of Bourbon. An Unhurried Account of Our Star-Spangled American Drink, by Gerald Carson. 1984, University Press, Kentucky.  

The Whiskey Jug Book, by Chuck Neese. 2002, The New Company Publishers, Nashville, TN.  

Whiskey Bottles and Liquor Containers from the State of Oregon, by John L Thomas. 1998, Amanta, Soquel, CA.  

Whiskey Bottles and Liquor Containers from the State of Washington, by John L Thomas. 1998, Amanta, Soquel, CA.  

Whiskey Bottles of the Old West, by John L Thomas. 1977, Maverick Publications, Bend, OR.  

Whiskey Bottles of the Old West, by John L Thomas. 2002, Lisa A Brighton, Scotts Valley, CA.  

Whiskey. An American Pictorial History, by Oscar Getz. 1978, David McKay Co., New York, NY.  

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Reference
Dictionary of the History of the American Brewing and Distilling Industries, by William L Downard. 1980, Greenwood, Westport, CT.  

Freemasons at Gettysburg, by Sheldon A Munn. 1993, Thomas Publications, Gettysburg, PA.  

The Old San Francisco Directory of Liquors - Wholesale & Importers 1865-1919, by Eric McGuire. 1967, Self published, Mill Valley, CA.  

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Regional History
Old Philadelphia in Early Photographs 1839-1914, by Robert F Looney. 1976, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, NY.  

Philadelphia Old and New, by Anon. 1895, The Consolidated Illustrating Co., Philadelphia, PA.  

Still Philadelphia. A Photographic History, 1890-1940, by Fredric M Miller, Morris J Vogel and Allen F Davis. 1983, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA.  

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Saloon Life
Faces Along the Bar. Lore and Order in the Workingman's Saloon, 1870-1920, by Madelon Powers. 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.  

Mom and Pop Saloons, by Michael A Pollack and Richard A Penn. 2001, Pennyfield's Publishing, Waterloo, IA.  

Saloon. Public Drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920, by Perry R Duis. 1999, University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, IL.  

Saloons of the Old West, by Richard Erdoes. 1979, Alfred A Knopf, New York, NY.  

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Whiskey and Bourbon
Bluegrass, Belles, and Bourbon, by Harry Harrison Kroll. 1967, A S Barnes & Co. Inc., New York, NY.  

The Book of Classic American Whiskeys, by Mark H Waymack & James F Harris. 1995, Open Court Publishing Co., La Salle, IL.  

The Case of Whiskey, by George Coes Howell. 1928, Unknown, Unknown.  

The Social History of Bourbon. An Unhurried Account of Our Star-Spangled American Drink, by Gerald Carson. 1984, University Press, Kentucky.  

Whiskey. An American Pictorial History, by Oscar Getz. 1978, David McKay Co., New York, NY.  

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