19th Century San Jose in a Bottle offers a unique view of daily life and commerce in San Jose during the 1800’s. The city’s history is told through the prism of antique bottles from the area. The glass bottles that San Jose’s 19th century business owners used to package their products are spilling over with fascinating historical insights about the city’s past that you won’t find anywhere else. Every page in this book reveals colorful stories and amazing photographs that take you back to the earliest days of San Jose. You will learn about the downtown druggists, the local breweries, the soda and mineral waters, and much more.