Informing Today’s Collectors is What Collector Books Is All About

Collector Books introduces 9 new eBooks and 8 new print titles for 2010

Online PR News – 20-April-2010 – – Collector Books is dedicated to bringing the most up-to-date information and values to collectors in an attractive high quality format. They design their books to be practical, easy-to-use tools to assist collectors in their pursuit of antiques and collectibles. They are deeply committed to the quality of their products. Providing the best possible books at the most reasonable prices has been their goal for over 30 years.

Nine eBooks are now available through Collector Books. These items are out of print but are available in eBook format through Collector Books for only $10 each. Titles include eBook Center-Draft Kerosene Lamps, 1884-1940 by J Bill W Courter, eBook Collector’s Encyclopedia of Stangl Artware, Lamps & Birds by Robert C. Runge, eBook Encyclopedia of Bisque Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls 1936-1947 by Elaine M. Pardee, Jackie Robertson, eBook Glass Animals 2nd edition by Dick Spencer, Pat Spencer, eBook Indian Artifacts of the Midwest Book V by Lar Hothem, eBook Rare and Unusual Indian Artifacts by Lar Hothem, eBook TV Lamps to Light the World Identification & Value Guide by John A Shuman, eBook Ultimate Collector’s Encyclopedia of Cookie Jars by Fred Roerig, Joyce Roerig, and eBook Westmoreland Glass the Popular Years 1940-1985 by Lorraine Kovar.

SCHROEDER’S ANTIQUES Price Guide 29th Edition
For almost 30 years, Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide has been our #1 bestselling title. The reasons for its success are simple: annually, 300 different advisors, all experts in their fields, carefully review each category for accuracy, supply new listings, and provide all-new color photographs for their subjects; and more than 700 categories accompanied by representative listings, photos, and brief histories about each subject are included. This 29th edition boasts a revised directory that accommodates the recent shift from traditional print catalogs to online auction catalogs and auction websites. And as always, a complete directory of advisors is provided so that readers may contact our experts directly for advice. Several new categories have been added to this edition, many in the glass field, including Atterbury & Company, Central, Kanawha, and Kemple Glass, and many sections have been expanded to feature more listings and additional historical company facts. It’s no wonder that Schroeder’s is still the most reliable source for dealers and collectors across the nation.
Item #8231 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-697-0
8 x 11 € 608 Pgs € PB € $19.95

B.J. Summer’s Guide to Coca-Cola (8th Edition) by B.J. Summers
In this day of real-time internet and spontaneous around-the-world communications, it’s difficult to believe that any product has an effective life of more than a few years. But Coca-Cola is still alive and strong at 100 years plus. This book, which gives its readers not only the value of Coke memorabilia but also snippets of information about Coke and its history, is once again revived and refreshed. Collector Books has had a winner with B. J. Summers’ Guide to Coca-Cola since the mid-nineties. This new eighth edition has hundreds of new color photographs. It is also crowded with information to help both the beginning and advanced collector become better informed. For the collector who desires better results, the answer is simple. This book is a winner — and you can be too!
Item #8222 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-688-8
8 x 11 € 304 Pgs € HB € $29.95

Classic American Costume Jewelry (Volume 2) by Jacqueline Rehmann
Jacqueline Rehmann has done it again! Volume 2 features vintage costume jewelry made of wood and plastics. A section entitled Bling includes photographs of fashion jewelry made with rhinestones. The designs of the wood pieces are often whimsical, novel, amusing, and even quirky. The history of plastics is described and includes a timeline. Many photographs of plastic novelty jewelry as well as fashion jewelry made with plastic embellishments are included. Historical information includes copies of patents and vintage advertisements that help identify and date jewelry. All photographs are accompanied by detailed descriptions that include estimated values. The table of manufacturers/designers is updated and expanded in Volume 2.
Item #8223 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-689-5
8 x 11 € 192 Pgs € PB € $24.95

Doll Values Antique to Modern (11th Edition) by Linda Edward
With more than 500 new color photographs, the 11th edition of Doll Values, Antique Modern, will retain its #1 bestselling doll book status. The book covers antique, vintage, and modern dolls, and many published references have been used for descriptions and marks. Listed alphabetically by manufacturer or type, an overview of each manufacturer is provided, including marks used, descriptions of various models, and values. Collectors will love this easy-to-use reference which aids in doll identification by manufacturer, type, and materials. Over 6,000 listings and a useful index will benefit collectors and allow for quick reference at doll shows and auctions.
Item #8225 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-691-8
5 x 8 € 384 Pgs € PB € $16.95

Skipper Barbie® Doll’s Little Sister (2nd Edition) by Trina Cottingham, Scott Arend & Karla Hemingway
Mattel first introduced Skipper in 1964 to expand Barbie doll’s world and to amuse the younger child. Skipper’s first ten ensembles were smaller interpretations of well-loved Barbie outfits, establishing a consumer buying pattern that Skipper was a doll needed to complete the family. This long-awaited second edition of Skipper — Barbie® Doll’s Little Sister features 16 additional pages of never-before-seen items including rare dolls, prototypes, and gift sets, and a new, updated price guide. Included are U.S. and foreign market Skipper dolls and friends, their clothing, licensed products, and gift sets manufactured from 1964 through 1978, the last year the first face mold was used. An entire chapter features all domestic and foreign issues of Skipper doll’s tiny twin brother and sister, Tutti and Todd, spanning their production years from 1967 through 1980.
Item #8232 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-698-7
8 x 11 € 240 Pgs € PB € $24.95

The Official Precious Moments Collector’s Guide to Figurines, (4th Edition) by John & Malinda Bomm
Precious Moments figurines by Enesco, those endearing teardrop-eye children inspired by Sam Butcher’s drawings, still hold the hearts of collectors everywhere. This new fourth edition is an indispensable resource for anyone who finds themselves captivated by these delightful little creatures. It features approximately 2,900 bisque figurines, including 250 new pieces. Many new Disney items have been added along with one of a kind pieces from several presidential libraries including those of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Each figurine is pictured in color and includes item number, date of issue, availability, and current market value. Space is still provided to record the purchase price and date for each piece. This book remains the most comprehensive guide on the market to these darling collectibles.
Item #8052 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-640-6
8 x 11 € 336 Pgs. € PB € $24.95

Standard Encyclopedia of Carnival Glass (12th Edition) by Mike Carwile
The twelfth edition of Standard Encyclopedia of Carnival Glass introduces nearly 100 new patterns and 300 replacement photographs, bringing this edition’s total to over 2,000 colorful patterns. Grading information as well as a section on base/feet identification are included, plus, an all-new section on miniatures. The bound-in price guide includes virtually every piece of carnival glass ever made with prices given for various colors in each pattern. A multitude of both American and foreign companies are represented, and brief histories of companies such as Dugan, Fenton, Imperial, Northwood, Cambridge, Westmoreland, Fostoria, Heisey, McKee, Jeannette, and the U.S. Glass Company are included.
Item #8047 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-635-2
8 x 11 € 416 Pgs. € Hb € $29.95

Collecting Costume Jewelry 202 The Basics of Dating Jewelry, (2nd Edition) by Julia C. Carroll
More than just a fresh new cover, this updated edition is bursting with material not seen before. The charts listing the design patent numbers have been replaced by over 2,300 selected design patent drawings organized in easy-to-reference groups. Over 200 new and updated photographs have been added, including an expanded section on Boucher jewelry. Some of the mystery about Regency Jewels is revealed through an interesting and informative interview with the nephew of Raymond Albertieri who managed every aspect of Regency Jewels from the late 1940s through 1972. Already packed with 160 vintage advertisements, this new edition includes a dozen additional ads for makers like Ciner, Boucher, Haskell, Bogoff, Trifari, Mazer, Castlecliff, Whiting and Davis, and Judy Lee. Every value in the book has been reviewed and updated.
Item #8050 € ISBN: 978-1-57432-638-3
8 x 11 € 480 Pgs. € pb € $24.95

Books can be ordered through the website, or by calling the order line at
800-626-5420 or by mailing to: Collector Books, P. O. Box 3009, Paducah, KY 42002-3009.