This is the most useful, colorful guide to antique marbles. Includes a collector's resource guide and directory as well as a value guide. This handy, pocket-sized edition is a must for the marble collecting enthusiast! 2004 values. AUTHORBIO: Everett Grist is the author of several books on marbles: Big Book of Marbles,Machine-Made & Contemporary Marbles, and Antique & Collectible Marbles. He is also the author of Collectible Aluminum. REVIEW: This handy pocket guide is great for marble collectors. It begins with a general guide to the different classes of marbles, then follows with color photos of agate, comic, sulphides, and more. A handy value guide with current collector values rounds out the book.