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"Cane Curiosa From Gun To Gadget" 1983 DIKE, Catherine

DIKE, Catherine

[374] pp.

Les Editions de L'Amateur-Paris


11 3/8" x 8 1/2"

The first, fully illustrated book on gadget canes.

A must not only for cane and antique collectors but also for anyone interested in the unknown and unusual.

Detailed photographs of over 1,600 canes with every conceivable object hidden inside: weapons, musical instruments, watches, telescopes, eyeglasses, scientific instruments, smoking kits, games and much more, requiring 35 chapters to classify them.

This book covers canes in 75 private collections, in almost 100 museums and in patents filed in both the US and Europe.

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