An indispensible reference for anyone interested in salt and pepper shakers, compiled by two of America's foremost collectors. This book focuses on Black Americana, cat characters, mermaids, and Niagra Falls, with color photographs of over 1500 available items. A comprehensive guide, it includes color, size, and design variations of many pieces. A thorough price guide is provided to assist collectors on their hunts for these charming pieces.
Larry Carey began his collection of over 6000 salt and pepper shaker sets in the 1950s; Sylvia Tompkins has assembled 7000 since the 1970s. Both have served as President of the Novelty Salt and Pepper Shakers Club, and are active on the salt and pepper shaker market.