January 28, 2008

Marble Books: History, Collecting & Games

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I'm a big fan of all things marbles, including books. So I own a few and highly recommend the following:

Title: Greenberg's Guide to Marbles
Author: Mark E. Randall and Dennis Webb
Publisher: Greenberg Publishing Company, Inc
Note: Out of print

Title: Marbles as Historical Artifacts
Author: Mark E. Randall
Publisher: Marble Collectors Society Of America, P.O. Box 222, Trumbull, CT 06611

Title: Aggies, Immies, Shooters and Swirls
Author: Marilyn Barrett
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Note: Out of print

Title: The Great American Marble Book
Author: Fred Ferretti
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
Note: Out of print

Title: Marbles 101 Ways to Play
Author: Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson
Publisher: William Morrow and Company
Note: Out of print

Title: Marbles - The Pocket Book of Marble Collecting, History and Games
Author: House of Marbles, Devon England
Publisher: Outline Press (Book Publishers) Limited

Title: Knuckles Down
Author: Kathy Runyan
Publisher: Right Brain Publishing
Note: Now in it's 7th printing.

Title: Marbles - A Players Guide
Author: Shar Levine & Vickie Scudamore
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
Note: Out of print

Title: JABO a Classic
Author: Sturtz and Johnson
Publisher: Hojack Publishing, Inc
Comment: A very personal and "happy introduction to the wonderful world of JABO marbles".
To Order: JABO BOOK P O Box 532, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 $50 + $5. (also on ebay)

Tile: Collecting Marbles: A Beginner's Guide
Author: Richard Maxwell
Publisher: Marble Keeper Publishing
Note: Book available from Publisher at www.marblekeeper.com

Title: Marble Ballot Boxes
Author: Scott Rice McBride
Note: Book is available from the author: email Greatmascott@aol.com 

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