Popular Culture Collectibles Reviews

Friday, June 4, 2010

Wheels, Antiques, Rocks, Glass And Shoes

When author Michael Zarnock and Krause Publications state that the 4th Edition of Hot Wheels Variations is The Ultimate Guide they weren’t kidding! Just one look at this massive book clocking in at 5,500 number packs and with 3,100 photos includes a full identification and price listing of every Variation and it’s cool to look at to boot!


Warman’s 44th Antiques & Collectibles book by Mark F. Moran is the ultimate guide to everything antique ranging from glasswares to war memorabilia. Trusted since 1948 this guide is the bible of any serious collector with comprehensive listings, historical data and current market trends and prices. If you collect, then this is the book for you.


Before seeing Collecting Rocks, Gems And Minerals by Patti Polk I never realized how many different types of geological goodies there were. Look for full identification, values and lapidary uses. This book is packed with color photos, interesting mineral facts and full features. Rockin’!


Glass Collectors are sure to want to pick up Warman’s Depression Glass Field Guide 4th Edition by Ellen T. Schroy. Full value and identifications are included as are full color photos of each piece along with linear pattern recreations, prices and abbreviated historical facts.


Caroline Ashleigh and Warman’s Shoes Field Guide tracks the history of footwear from everything from athletic shoes to cowboy boots and everything in between. Look for values and identifications, promotional and historical documents and much more as you jump feet first into collecting shoes.