This article is from the Food Preserving FAQ, by Eric Decker firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
"Red Book No. 6 The Collector's Guide to Old Fruit Jars" by Alice M. Cres-
wick. This is one of two by Creswick on fruit jars. A purchase address is
Alice Creswick, 0-8525 Kenowa Sw., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504. Thanks
from: Emily Dashiell
"1000 Fruit Jars Priced and Illustrated" by Bill Schroeder. 1996 is the
fifth edition. An ordering address is: Collector Books/ P.O. Box3009/
Paducah KY 42002-3009. 1996 price is $5.95 + $2.00 handling. The dedication
lists William A. Dudley as a dealer in rare jars. His address is: 393
Franklin Ave./Xenia OH 45385. From Leslie Basel
The Embarcadero Home Cannery (Division of Quaternion Industries)/ 2026
Livingston Street/ Oakland CA 94606. Proprietor: Louis "Butch" Nagel. This
catalog is also a mini-pamphet of home canning, especially tin canning. Got
a need for an unusual piece of canning equipment? Need a stitch pump, a
portable pressure canning unit, cans, can sealers, chucks, tin lids, lifters?
Here they are. Also are "outfitters of community and commercial canneries".
Home Canning Supply & Specialties (Hugh and Myra Arrendale) have a selection
of books, bulletins, and pamphlets (not to mention canning jars and supplies).
They are in San Diego CA area, 1-800-354-4070 (orders); 619-788-0520; fax
619-789-4745. They have the USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning, Preserving
and Freezing (240 pages, $7.95, 2/1/95) and many more. Give Myra a call for
her current catalog/pricelist. Info from Barb Schaller .