Collector's Guide to Homer Laughlin Virginia Rose documents every known pattern and decoration by providing descriptions, dates, special treatments, and comments regarding collectibility. The price guide gives realistic current values for the dinnerware depending on the decals, not just condition, but also the popularity of each. More than 500 color photos. 1997 values. REVIEW: This book is not meant to be a literary reconstruction or detailed history of the Art Deco period, but rather, a survey of Deco items found for sale at general and antique and collectibles outlets. In this revised edition the ten categories of Art Deco collectibles have been expanded illustrating more examples in each. Each section is prefaced with brief introductory remarks about the category, and values have been updated. The manufacturer index helps locate examples of a particular company.