Collecting Antique Marbles

Author: Paul Baumann
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9780873498227
Release Date: 2004-12-15
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Marbles evoke memories of childhood and simpler times; perhaps this is why they are collected with such enthusiasm! Marble fans won't want to go without this fantastic reference, which has been the standard collecting guide since its first publication nearly 35 years ago. Collecting Antique Marbles not only provides up-to-date pricing information, it provides collecting tips and advice on the hobby every collector should know. This long-awaited 4th edition provides a full-color look at the rarest and most collectible marbles in the world, aiding in identification and giving marble enthusiasts an eyeful of what's out there. A history of marble types and manufacturers is included in the book, as well as important information on spotting fakes and reproductions. A new chapter on Carpet Bowls joins updated chapters on German Swirls, Onionskins, Clambroths and Indians; Lutz; Sulphides and End-of-Day; Transition and Machine-Made, and many more.


Author: Robert Block
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 076433994X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

A market and identification guide profiles every major type of marble and explains today's pricing criteria, discussing the four factors that determine a marble's value.

Das Ziel

Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 9783593423593
Release Date: 2013-03-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Ein Roman über Prozessoptimierung? Geht das? Das geht nicht nur – das liest sich auch spannend von der ersten bis zur letzten Seite. Eliyahu M. Goldratts "Das Ziel" ist die Geschichte des Managers Alex Rogo, der mit ungewöhnlichen und schlagkräftigen neuen Methoden in seinem Unternehmen für Aufsehen sorgt. Der Klassiker unter den Wirtschaftsbüchern, der das Managementdenken weltweit umkrempelt, wurde jetzt erweitert um den wichtigsten Aufsatz des Autors, "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants": Pflichtlektüre für Manager – und fesselnder Lesestoff.

Marble Collectors Handbook

Author: Robert S. Block
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 0764323318
Release Date: 2005-06
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Over 580 beautiful color photos display a stunning array of contemporary handmade and design marbles by a variety of talented artists, along with handmade, and machine-made examples. Swirl, Clambroth, Banded Opaque, Indian, Lutz, End of Day, and Single-gather handmade marble designs are featured, along with machine-made examples by M.F. Christensen & Son, Christensen Agate, Akro Agate, Peltier, Master Marble, Marble King, Ravenswood, and Vitro Agate. Also included are original marble packaging, games, and tournament pins. The useful text provides essential information on marble valuation, definitions of marble conditions from mint to collectible, tables with pricing for a wide variety of marbles by size, form, and condition, and current values in the captions. This book is essential for every marble fan!

Everett Grist s Big Book of Marbles

Author: Everett Grist
ISBN: 1574326929
Release Date: 2010-09-24
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Shows and describes antique marbles, explains how each type was made, and offers advice on collecting the item.

Der Glasmurmelsammler

Author: Cecelia Ahern
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104014241
Release Date: 2015-11-18
Genre: Fiction

Wie gut kennen wir die Menschen, die wir lieben? Als Fergus einen Schlaganfall hat, vergisst er fast alles aus seinem Leben. Da findet seine Tochter Sabrina seine Glasmurmel-Sammlung, von der er ihr nie etwas erzählt hat. In der Sammlung fehlen die wertvollsten Stücke, und Sabrina macht sich auf die Suche nach ihnen. Es stellt sich heraus, dass Fergus noch viel mehr Geheimnisse hatte, und alle scheinen mit den schillernden Kugeln verbunden zu sein. Doch wenn ihr Vater nicht der Mann ist, für den sie ihn gehalten hat – was bedeutet das für Sabrinas eigenes Leben? ›Der Glasmurmelsammler‹ ist eine berührende Vater-Tochter-Geschichte, in der sich in kleinen Glaskugeln große Träume und Gefühle spiegeln. Der berührende Roman der einfühlsamen Erfolgsautorin Cecelia Ahern aus Irland.

Marble Mindfulness

Author: George Toth
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450282792
Release Date: 2011-02-07
Genre: Self-Help

Have you lost your marbles? The question may imply that you are not thinking clearly, not making sense, or that your brain may need to be rewired. Marble Mindfulness explores the opposite of losing your marbles. It explains how marbles can be used to determine the reality in individual and family relationships. Author George Toth, a therapist who has been using marbles as a diagnostic tool for more than forty years, provides a simple, step-by-step technique to interpret marbles and other small objects. Quick, creative, and accurate, this method will help you identify conscious and subconscious messages about strength of relationships, personality traits, feelings, beliefs, values, and place within the family or group. In addition, Toth shows how marbles can be used as a tool for assessing and improving team sports performance, small business goals, and corporate functioning. With charts, instructions, and case studies included, Marble Mindfulness can assist you in unlocking hidden messages, gaining important insights about you and your family, and making plans for change.

Antique Trader Bottles Identification and Price Guide

Author: Michael Polak
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440219245
Release Date: 2008-12-15
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

This new edition of The Bottle bible is loaded with listings, current market values and trademark data for 50 years of bottles produced during the 19th and 20th centuries. With this book in hand, the tools to positively identify and accurately assess bottles in your collection are at your fingertips. Review tips for spotting reproductions, determining rarity and identifying factors that affect values and for 50 plus categories of bottles (with 20 new areas) including bottles from Avon, Ballantine, Jim Beam, Lionstone, Miniatures, and Violin and Banjo among others.

Antique Trader Bottles Identification Price Guide

Author: Michael Polak
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440232077
Release Date: 2012-09-10
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Describes places to search for collectible bottles, offers lists of dealers and clubs, and provides descriptions and prices for alcohol, medicine, snuff, soft drink, toiletry, and novelty bottles.

Beast Quest 22 Vargos Biss der Verdammnis

Author: Adam Blade
Publisher: Loewe Verlag
ISBN: 9783732009473
Release Date: 2016-12-12
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Im Dunklen Wald wartet das nächste Biest auf Tom und seine Mitstreiter. Vargos, der Mondwolf, hetzt die wilden Tiere des Waldes gegen Tom auf. Als auch sein Freund Silver sich plötzlich gegen ihn wendet, wird es richtig gefährlich. Seine neue Mission führt Tom zurück nach Avantia. Dort muss er die Geisterbiester bekämpfen, um die Teile eines magischen Amuletts zu erhalten. Nur mit dessen Hilfe kann er seinen Vater Taladon befreien. Actionreiche Fantasy, spannende Missionen und gefährliche Biester! Die erfolgreiche Kinderbuchreihe mit zahlreichen Illustrationen ist besonders für Jungs ab 8 Jahren geeignet.

Art Glass Identification Price Guide

Author: John Shuman, III
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440227394
Release Date: 2011-02-28
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Daring designers such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and Reneacute Lalique are remembered for their intricate pattern creations with glass that pushed the evolution of design. These entrancingly beautiful masterpieces of yesterday are commanding high prices in today's antiques and collectibles marketplace. Author John Shuman Ill gives art glass collectors the helpful advice they need - from bidding techniques at auctions and detecting fakes and frauds, to protecting valuable. With the aid of this identification and price guide they'll obtain a collection they can be proud to display. Valuable information and current market prices are included for Baccarat, Custard Glass, Durand Art Glass, Fairy Lamps, Kimball Glass, Lalique, Loetz, Tiffany, and much more. Readers will confidently identify collectible pieces with more than 300 color images, illustrations, and vintage advertisements. They'll peruse original advertisements from sale catalogues and marvel at the progression of some of the most highly sought after art glass pieces from popular manufactures.

Art deco

Author: Tony Fusco
Publisher: Avon Books
ISBN: 0380770121
Release Date: 1993-07
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles