This book is a marvelously illustrated with a trip through one hundred years of handbag history. Decade by decade, examples of the main trends are illustrated, along with samples of the eras' most remarkable and unusual high-quality pieces. Information and a price guide are provided to help collectors in their searches for wonderful examples. Significant manufacturers and designers are discussed, and an interesting historical information is provided but they are from 1993. Designers have been inspired to create beautiful bags to match or express every fashion movement through the century. These handbags are works of art and purses not seen by anyone. This is from my library. The outside has light wear at corner a small tear on the front. The inside pages does not have any marks. There are 192 pages .