Features an interesting text with more than 500 color photos of store fixtures, showcases, advertising items, patent medicines, dye cabinets, coffee mills, and much more. The historical text is paired with period photos of actual stores. A fascinating look at part of America s history and the resulting collectible field. 1997 values. AUTHORBIO: David Wilson has collected country store Americana for more than 34 years. He has been an antique dealer and appraiser, an has operated a museum in California s gold discovery site, Coloma. He has been a member of the Tin Container Collector s Association, Antique Advertising Association of America, and the Oregon State Historical Society. REVIEW: This book reflects the author s love of country store Americana, through outstanding color and graphics shown on the items featured. Many collectibles that have never before been shown in print are showcased in this book.