Experienced collector and author David Barron has produced this much-needed book on head vases. Featuring several thousand head vases in more than 1,500 color photographs, many never before seen in any publication, the book contains primarily lady heads but also features other types of miscellaneous head vases - clowns, animals, children, Madonna figures, and others. Tips and hints for collectors, information on how to make repairs and remove crazing, and how to spot reproductions and fakes are among the special sections in the book. A chapter on the annual head vase convention with information and photographs is included, as well as a quick reference guide to the numbers on the bottoms of the vases. 2004 values. AUTHORBIO: David Barron has been researching and cataloging head vases since 1998. He and his wife, Yvonne, authored The Head Vases by the Numbers Price Guide, which has been updated four times since 1999. They have attended and spoken at the last four Annual Head Vases Convention. REVIEW: This book is a beautiful tribute to head vases - full of hundreds of color photographs of sets, various women, Art Deco, wall pockets, Madonnas, celebrities, Umbrella girls, Betty Lou Nichols vases, children, couples, convention pieces, clowns, Christmas, and much more.