The author's eclectic collection of ivory, brass, porcelain, glass, diamond, gold, wood, and pewter objects is the basis for this identification and value guide to mouse collectibles. A compilation of thirty-five years of research and collecting, it is written for the novice as well as the seasoned collector. Dr. Eschen's collection includes items over 150 years old as well as newer ones and varies in prices ranging from $20 to over $3,500. Filled with how-to tips on beginning a mouse collection, identifying pieces according to style and marks, and displaying a collection. In addition to information about various materials and makers, this book is a must-have resource for anyone enamoured with this diminutive creature.