Book Description: Receiving "rave reviews" from everyone who has seen it, Hummels 1978-1998 is a must for every Hummel enthusiast! Collectors love Robert and they love the book! Robert Miller's reputation stands as the world's #1 expert on collectable M.I. Hummel items, and, for years, M.I. Hummel collectors have been asking his advice on the hobby. Now all these answers and more are available in one edition! This book a compilation of all Robert's "Miller on Hummel" columns published by Collectors News gives the reader an overview of the hobby and a look at its development during this 20-year period. You'll find exclusive information not available anywhere else. You'll gain insights and learn the details of history, rarities, variations, original artwork, look-alikes, trademarks, and values data essential to today's collector. The book includes hundreds of high-quality black & white photos, most of which Miller took himself. Virtually every 81/2" x 11" page includes one or more photographs. And you'll find a complete alphabetical index, listing every reference made to specific figurines, to help you locate information quickly and easily. Collectors News published Hummels 1978-1998, in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Robert's column. The book is a testimony to Robert's continued enthusiasm for M.I. Hummel figurines, his devotion to educating fellow collectors, and his commitment to submitting the "Miller on Hummel" column to Collectors News all these years.