Collectible Glassware from the 40s, 50s, and 60s by Cathy & Gene Florence
This is the tenth 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.
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
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.