Books for Sale
Books for Sale: Good books on collectibles should pay for themselves many times over. Whether you are a collector or a dealer, it is important that you know what is available, when it was made, and what it is worth. If you are spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on plates or figurines, you owe it to yourself to be as informed as possible. These books should deepen your appreciation of your collection; help you to know what you are buying (pictures, sizes, years of production), and provide useful references when you sell or insure your collection.
Schiffer Books has published more books on collectibles than any other US publisher, and maintain highest standards. All the Schiffer books listed below are in the same format: hardcover, 8.5 inches wide by 11.25 inches high, printed on glossy paper and filled with high quality color photographs; they are the most current and the best available. Each contains a price guide, usually in the form of a price range ($50 to $75), since exact pricing for discontinued items is impossible. In each case, the prices shown reflect the opinions and experience of the authors; you may see prices that are higher or lower. The Schiffer books I sell are all brand new from the publisher. Each has a cover price of $49.95. I sell them essentially at cost ($35), because I think it is so important that collectors have these references available. Of course, I also hope they will encourage you to buy plates and figurines from me in the future!
|A Collector's Guide to Royal Copenhagen Porcelain by Nick and Caroline Pope. published in July, 2001 by Schiffer Books. It is a large format (8.5" x 11.25"), hard cover book containing 240 pages and approximately 900 color pictures. It has the most complete listing and the best price guide in print for Royal Copenhagen figurines. Cover price is $49.95; I have it in stock for sale at $35|
|Bing & Grondahl Figures by Nick and Caroline Pope, published in January, 2003 by Schiffer Books. It lists over 1000 figurines made by B&G, including those which are still in production with a Royal Copenhagen trademark. It is a large format (8.5" x 11.25"), hard cover book containing 240 pages and approximately 800 color pictures. It has the most complete listing and the best price guide in print for Bing & Grondahl figurines. Cover price is $49.95; I have it in stock for sale at $35.|
Porcelain Figurines by Nick and Caroline
Pope, published in March, 2003 by Schiffer Books. It lists all of the
approximately 400 figurines made by the Dahl Jensen porcelain factory
(1925-1985), plus many of those which were designed by Dahl-Jensen for Bing
& Grondahl while he was employed there (1897-1925). It is a large
format (8.5" x 11.25"), hard cover book containing 192 pages and approximately
400 color pictures. It has the most complete listing and the best
price guide in print for Dahl -Jensen figurines. Cover price is $49.95;
I have it in stock for sale at $35
|Christmas Plates from Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl by Lars Christoffersen, published in September, 2004 by Schiffer Books. It is a large format (8.5" x 11.25"), hard cover book containing 240 pages. Cover price is $49.95; I have it in stock for sale at $35. From the cover: "Collectible porcelain Christmas plates have been made in Denmark by Bing & Grondahl since 1895 and by Royal Copenhagen since 1908. These and their many other popular commemorative series, including Mother's Day, Jubilee, and Children's Day plates, have become cherished by generations of people all over the world, right up to the present. This is the first book to bring all the plates together in one beautiful, organized reference. Over 1000 color photographs showcase every series created. Descriptions of every plate made include their English and Danish titles, date, designer, reference code numbers, and current value range. Collectors, dealers and historians alike will find the book easy to use and fun to consult because it is concise, attractive, and complete."|
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