Book Description: Many new color photographs showcasing thousands of machine made and contemporary marbles have been added to make this book an even bigger Big Book of Marbles. This second edition brings added discussions on marbles at auctions, art glass and new comics, and lists marble clubs. Grist has also drawn from one of his other books, Machine-Made & Contemporary Marbles, for this new edition. Now with almost 400 large, detailed, full color photographs. 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 book is a comprehensive identification and value guide for both antique and machine-made marbles. Manufacturers are discussed, and thousands of marbles are shown - transparent swirls, onionskins, agates, sulphide, china, clambroth, and many other types. Marble related items, which are also collectibles, are also shown.