The only complete book on the market that covers the Avon collecting hobby, it showcases Avon and California Perfume Company products produced from 1886 to 2004. There are over 200 categories in this revamped edition: manicure sets, men's and women's sets, decanters, samples and demonstrator kits, bottles, tins, jars, soaps, plates, catalogs, Avon representative awards, and more. The helpful text includes the history of the California Perfume Company, and information on where to buy and sell these popular collectibles. Over 6,000 photos and over 14,000 Avon and California Perfume Company items are listed in this revised edition, now in a condensed format which makes it easier to find your collectibles. AUTHORBIO: Bud Hastin has dedicated 34 years of research in publishing books on Avon collectibles and the California Perfume Company, His seventeenth edition of the Avon Collector's Encyclopedia was published in 2003. REVIEW: This book has been the #1 choice of Avon representatives and Avon collectors since 1969. Over 200 categories including Avon Representative Awards are featured, as well as what's hot and what's not in Avon collecting. This is the only complete book on the market that covers the Avon collecting hobby.