Collector Books Issues New Editions of Popular Volumes

Collector Books is proud to announce the publication of five new editions of its popular books, and is offering a special discounts on books that will last through Nov. 11, 2009. While this special discount is in effect, you can get 20 percent off anything you order. Even if you order six books and get the usual 40 percent off, you will get an additional 20 percent off. If you are just ordering two books, then you will get 20 percent off total. To take advance of this, go to the Collector Books Web site or call 800-626-5420.

“Collector’s Encyclopedia of Depression Glass,” 19th Edition, by Cathy & Gene Florence

"Collector’s Encyclopedia of Depression Glass"

"Collector’s Encyclopedia of Depression Glass"

After nineteen editions, almost 40 years, and more than 4,000 pages, goodbye is very difficult to say. So instead, Collector Books would like to celebrate the retirement of Cathy and Gene Florence. For the 19th, and final time, we present “Collector’s Encyclopedia of Depression Glass” by the Florences, America’s leading glassware authorities. Every edition of this book has included new information and up-to-date prices. Beautiful color photos have been redone to show as many pieces as could be found over the years. New patterns have been added, year after year, until this title is as comprehensive as it can be. Legends have been added to make identification as easy a possible. Altogether the Florences leave behind a legacy that will not be surpassed. Don’t miss out on the last edition of this wonderful book, sure to be collectible in its own right.

“Collector’s Encyclopedia of Depression Glass,” 19th Edition

Item #8036, ISBN: 978-1-57432-627-7,

8 1/2 x 11, 256 Pgs., HB, $24.95

“Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide,” 28th Edition

"Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide"

"Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide"

We not only have hundreds of full-color photos but also 40,000 listings from reliable sources; more than 500 categories, including banks, Coca-Cola, dolls, furniture, McCoy, toys and many more; and histories and pertinent facts. We have added to the ranks of our expert advisors who supply us with tremendous input and photos. This year’s edition started shipping in August 2009 and is guaranteed to maintain its No. 1 best-selling status across the country. Undoubtedly, this year’s edition will be the best! You will be pleased it has kept its new look, and even happier that it is available at one of the lowest prices you’ll find for general antiques guides.

“Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide,” 28th Edition

Item #8041, ISBN: 978-1-57432-632-1, 8 1/2 x 11, 608 Pgs., PB, $19.95

“McCoy Pottery, the Ultimate Reference & Value Guide,” by Bob Hanson and Craig Nissen

"McCoy Pottery, the Ultimate Reference & Value Guide"

"McCoy Pottery, the Ultimate Reference & Value Guide"

Our popular three-volume set on McCoy pottery has been consolidated into the exciting new “McCoy Pottery, The Ultimate Reference & Value Guide.” Authors Bob Hanson and Craig Nissen have added new information throughout the book. Production pieces are shown from 1910 through the mid 1980s. More than 3,000 pieces are shown in almost 900 photographs and 100 original catalog pages and price lists. Also included are current values, sizes, color variations and insights from a collector’s point of view.

“McCoy Pottery, the Ultimate Reference & Value Guide,”

Item #7940, ISBN: 978-1-57432-620-8, 8 1/2 x 11, 336 Pgs., HB, $29.95

“Collectible Glassware from the 40s, 50s, and 60s,” by Cathy & Gene Florence

Collectible Glassware 40-50-60

"Collectible Glassware from the 40s, 50s, and 60s"

This is the 10th and final edition of Cathy and Gene Florence’s “Collectible Glassware from the 40s, 50s, 60s.” The only book available dealing exclusively with handmade and mass-produced glassware made after the Depression era, each pattern is alphabetically listed with pattern descriptions and values. All pieces in the color photos are identified and cross-referenced. The text offers insight into each pattern’s history, popularity, and value on today’s market.

“Collectible Glassware from the 40s, 50s, and 60s”

Item #8032, ISBN: 978-1-57432-623-9, 8 1/2 x 11, 256 Pgs., HB, $24.95

“The Standard Knife Collector’s Guide,” Sixth Edition, by Ron Stewart

"The Standard Knife Collector’s Guide"

"The Standard Knife Collector’s Guide"

This book lists literally hundreds of manufacturers of cutlery from all over the world. Old as well as new brands are included. The easy-to-use format allows the collector to become an expert in appraising knives by using the RBR evaluation scales. Featured are histories of major knife companies, commemoratives and limited editions, clubs and organizations, numbering systems and a section on identifying knife patterns. The handle materials section contains full-color photos showcasing the variety of materials used in the manufacture of knife handles. A thorough pricing update and an expansion of the RBR scales are highlights of this sixth edition.

“The Standard Knife Collector’s Guide,” Sixth Edition

Item #7938, ISBN: 978-1-57432-618-5, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 752 Pgs., PB, $16.95

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