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Sulphide Marbles

Stanley A. Block and M. Edwin Payne

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Over 600 beautiful color photographs explore the fascinating art of encasing molded sulphide figures in glass marbles. Encased in clear or colored glass, molded sulphides come in many clever forms, including animals, birds, humans, mythological creatures, religious figures, mermaids, celebrities, and angels. Included with the fascinating images is a detailed text recounting the history and manufacturing techniques of sulphide marbles. Bibliography, appendices (featuring useful information about seeking marbles on the Internet, seeking marble shows and clubs), index, and tables with values by size and condition are included. This book is a must for all glass, marble, and toy fanciers, collectors, and dealers.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 607 color photos | Price Guide/Index | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764313400

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Stanley Block has been dealing in, collecting, and writing about marbles for many years. M. Edwin Payne has also collected marbles for many years.