The Evolution of Samplers Book byEileen Bennett
This spiral bound book was used as reference by Brenda Gervais for her lecture at the 1019 Midwest Cross Stitchers Fall Retreat! It's 50 pages chock-full of sampler history and is perfect if you're just starting to learn about samplers, or even if you know a lot (or think you do). It is soft cover and spiral bound. Sources are cited in the back.